Karl Spencer Bessey

August 12th, 2018

5/25/1957 ~ 8/12/2018

Karl Bessey Obit photoCropKarl Spencer Bessey, 61, of Ephraim died Sunday August 12, 2018 after a brave seven month battle with cancer. He was born May 25, 1957 in Mt Pleasant, the only son of Douglas Lee Bessey and Sibyl Olsen Bessey of Ephraim.In 1977 he married JoAnn “Lita” Loosle in Las Vegas, NV. They had 4 children together. In 2018 he remarried to Cathy Noel Werking at the Sanpete County Courthouse in Manti.
Karl was employed at Deer Creek Mine for 22 years where he was a certified electrician and fire boss and was well loved by his coworkers for his work ethic and sense of humor. Read the rest of this entry »

Nancy Louise Jacobsen

August 11th, 2018

7/14/1945 ~ 8/11/2018

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“Together Again”
Nancy Louise Jacobsen passed away on August 11, 2018 surrounded by her family.
Nancy was born on July 14, 1945 In Salt Lake City Utah. She married James D. Jacobsen on June 14, 1963 Together they had three children, Wade (Diane) Annette (Kevin) Natalie Jacobsen (Deceased). They have six grandchildren Kevin, Colby, Cameron, Jordan, Camie, and Hannah. They have eight great grandchildren. Read the rest of this entry »

Andre LaMont Dingemanse

August 10th, 2018

2/1/1973 ~ 8/8/2018

DingemanseAndreCropAndre LaMont Dingemanse, 45, Fairview, passed away August 8, 2018, unexpectedly at his home.
This man was more than just a son, brother, dad, or friend, he was a man who cared about people. He had a zest for life that bordered on the side of dare-devil, but held a big heart that loved to help others in need. He had an infectious laugh that he used in combination with his burly whisker growth to hide his sensitive side.
Andre was born February 1, 1973, to Adriaan and Grace Dingemanse in Mt. Pleasant, UT, and resided with his family in Oak Creek just north of Fairview. He was the fourth of five children, coming in line between his two sisters. Growing up, he loved to tease his sisters, especially the older one, almost contsantly. These three younger children were like the 3 Musketeers during a large portion of their years growing up. Read the rest of this entry »

Joyce Olsen Parry

August 10th, 2018

6/26/1930 ~ 8/10/2018

Joyce ParryCropOur loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend Joyce Olsen Parry, 88, passed away August 10, 2018 in Centerfield, Utah. She was born June 26, 1930 to Harvey and Goldie Olsen in Moroni, Utah. She married her college sweetheart Wilford Dean Parry, July 7, 1951 in Manti, Utah.

Joyce’s greatest love was her family. She was a wonderful and dedicated mother and grandmother. Anyone who ever stopped by “Grandma’s” house was sure to be greeted by an always-ready supply of toys and treats. Joyce was an amazing cook and was the first to bring a meal to anyone who was sick or in need of care. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Joyce also served those in her community in many capacities. Read the rest of this entry »

Gregory Chaz Thomson

August 7th, 2018

9/30/1990 ~ 8/7/2018

ThomsonGregoryChazCropIt is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our loving Gregory Chaz Thomson at his home on August 7, 2018 at the age of 27. Loving son, best friend, and soul mate of his sweet Brandie Jo. Proud daddy of Ivy Jo, which he loved and adored with his whole heart. He will be remembered by his mother Cristin; step father; Rondy, brother; Caden and sisters; Stacie, Allysia, & Jacy and in death by his father & best pal Gregory Bruce (Wizard)Thomson, and many other loved ones.
He was the foundation of his little family, and was a great man, soul mate, father, son, grandson, uncle, brother, cousin and friend. Read the rest of this entry »

Beth Despain Allen

August 6th, 2018

3/23/1924 ~ 8/6/2018

2018 48(1)19082Beth Despain Allen, wonderful mother, sister, grandmother, and friend, age 94, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, August 6th 2018, at the Fillmore Community Hospital. Beth was born on March 23, 1924, in Cowley Wyoming, to Robert Earl Despain and Daphne Steele Despain. She is the 2nd child in a family of 6 boys and 2 girls. She grew up in Lovell, Wyoming, and as a youngster played games and loved being with her family. Beth served a full-time mission in the Texas-Louisiana Mission, and that is where she met her eternal companion Arthur Rex Allen. Read the rest of this entry »

Colleen Hermansen

August 5th, 2018

06/13/1946 ~ 08/05/2018

Colleen_NoOutlineCropEphraim, UT-Our loving mom, grandma, sister, and friend, Colleen Hermansen, passed away on August 5, 2018 after a long and courageous battle with many serious health issues. Colleen was born on June 13, 1946 to Carl and Blanche Barentsen. She married Morris Hermansen on July 30, 1965 in the Manti LDS Temple. He preceded her in death in 2013 after 48 years of marriage, and we picture a joyous reunion.

Colleen worked for Snow College for 29 years and will be remembered there for her dedication, hard work, meticulous minutes, and, most of all, her kindness. Faculty members, staff, and student workers could always be found in her office chatting with her because they were drawn to her presence where she lifted their spirits. Read the rest of this entry »

Howard Veater

August 3rd, 2018

06/18/1950 ~ 08/03/2018

VeaterHowardCropHoward Veater, 68 of Ephraim, UT, passed August 3, 2018. Brother of Debbie Mackie of Ephraim, UT. Graveside Services will be held Sunday August 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Sterling City Cemetery.

Robert Skelton Jr.

August 3rd, 2018

11/13/1932 ~ 8/03/2018

SkeltonRobet001Robert Skelton, Jr., Our sweet Husband, Father, Grandpa , Uncle & Friend to many lived a full happy wonderful life of almost 86 years. On August 3, 2018 Dad Passed away Peacefully while surrounded by his loving family. Dad was born to Robert Skelton Sr. and Agnes Skelton on November 13, 1932 in Magna, Utah. Dad loved his older brother Bud and Sister Beth. Dad graduated Cypress High School in Magna. Dad loved playing football and had many special friends. In 1952 – 1956 dad served in the United States NAVY in the Korean War, as a CT-2 Petty Officer. Dad attended and graduated the University of Utah as an Electrical Engineer. Read the rest of this entry »

David Wayne Beck

July 28th, 2018

3/27/1954 ~ 7/28/2018

BeckDavidSiblings001CropDavid Wayne Beck, 64, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away July 28, 2018 at Utah Valley Hospital surrounded by his family. Born March 27, 1954 to Wayne George & LaRita Lucile Peterson Beck in Mt. Pleasant, UT. Married Lorna Rowe Beck March 5, 1994 in Mt. Pleasant, UT.
David had a great love of horses and was a jockey in his youth. He was a sports fanatic and his heart lied with the Dallas Cowboys and UofU Utes. He loved to go on vacations with his wife, spend time with his kids and grandkids, and their little dog Viena. Some of his favorite times were just hanging out with his sisters and their families. He cherished his relationship with his mother and father and dearly missed them. Read the rest of this entry »