Joy Vaughn Adamson Haslam

January 14th, 2021

9/16/1932 ~ 1/14/2021

Our sweet mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and loving sister, Joy Haslam peacefully returned to her Heavenly Father on Thursday morning, January 14, 2021. Joy was born on September 16, 1932 to Delbert and Laura Adamson. She married Grant Scott Haslam in the Salt Lake City Temple on June 15, 1951. Together they raised 5 children in Granger and Bluffdale, Utah. After Scott retired, they moved to Mt Pleasant, and made many friends there.
Joy loved her children and was always there to support them in all their activities. She loved playing the piano, decorating for Christmas and working in her flower gardens. Her yard was always beautiful. She won awards for her gardening and decorating skills. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Read the rest of this entry »

Larry Ross Hansen

January 13th, 2021

5/10/1943 ~ 1/13/2021

Larry Ross Hansen, a life-long resident of Fairview, Utah passed away on January 13, 2021 at the age of 77. After months and years of various health issues, he died peacefully at home with his loving wife of 56 years by his side.
Larry was born in Fairview, Utah on May 10, 1943 to Keith and Ruby Hansen. As a young man he enjoyed the outdoors and hunting in the mountains above Fairview, especially an area known as the Candelin. He also enjoyed fishing in the Sanpitch River and spending time with his childhood sweetheart. Larry learned the value of hard work at a young age and began working with his Dad in the family business of logging and operating a sawmill at a young age and eventually owned and operated Hansen Lumber Company, together with his brother Jerry, for many years. As an entrepreneur, he also made a living as a general contractor building many custom homes throughout the valley, and made many friends along the way because of the way he treated others with respect. Read the rest of this entry »

Richard Leland Desmond

January 9th, 2021

2/19/1929 ~ 1/7/2021

Together Again

Richard Leland Desmond was born February 19, 1929, in Enumclaw, WA to Leslie Conrad and Ida Mae Potter Desmond. He was a child of the depression and grew up living with little and learning to work hard to provide for his family. He served in the military at the end of World War II in the US Navy. He served on the Island of Guam and the Atoll of Marcus. Richard married Colleen Woolstenhulme and they raised 6 children together: Phil (Lynda); Vickie (Sheldon), Jeanette (Jess); Lynette (Paul), Melanie (Alan); Dean (Janine); 26 Grandchildren, 77 Great Grandchildren, and 61/2 Great Great Grandchildren.
Richard is preceded in death by his wife Colleen, grandson Rick, and great grandson Jarrett. He served his Heavenly Father with all his might, mind and strength. He loves the Savior and Heavenly Father. He loved the gospel and was grateful for all the blessings it brought into his life. Everywhere he went he reached out and helped lift others along the way. Strangers became friends and friends became family.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the Valley View Memorial Park (4335 W 4100 S, West Valley City, UT 84120). Online condolences and live link at

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Aron Marsh

January 6th, 2021

4/4/1961 ~ 1/6/2021

On January 6, 2021, Aron Marsh returned home to the loving arms of his parents, Duane and Linda Marsh. Aron was born on April 4, 1961 in Lehi, Utah. He attended North Sanpete high school, excelled in the arts, dabbled in leather work, writing, history, and business. Aron had a great love for the gospel and shared it whenever he could. His love for others and his passion for music were apparent to those who met him. He was a talented actor, an amazing musician, a listener, a learner, and a wonderful friend, father, and brother. Aron is survived by his three siblings, Michelle Walker, Kelly Campbell, and Spencer Marsh; his four children, Phillip Marsh “Becky Marsh” of Eugene, Oregon, Nick Marsh “Celiana Marsh” of Lehi, Utah, Sam Marsh “Cassidy Marsh” of Dallas, Texas, and Katie Marsh “Matthew Bulfer” of West Valley City, Utah; and three grandchildren. He spent his last days serving and loving his family. Although Aron’s mortal life has ended, his journey has just begun. Read the rest of this entry »

Scott Faux Rasmussen

January 3rd, 2021

12/13/1952 ~ 1/3/2021

Scott Faux Rasmussen, 68, of Fountain Green, UT passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, January 3, 2021.
Scott was born December 13, 1952 in Mt. Pleasant, UT, to Gayle Crowther, and Rita Faux Rasmussen. He enjoyed his youth growing up in both Millard and Sanpete Counties. Scott graduated from North Sanpete High School in 1971.
After high school, Scott worked at Deer Creek coalmine in Huntington UT, and later at Skyline Mine in Schofield UT. Upon leaving the mining industry, Scott became an over the road truck driver, which he enjoyed very much. However, Scott’s favorite occupation was working for the Sanpete County Road and Weed Department. He retired from the county in 2015. Scott made friends wherever his road took him, and he enjoyed the many friendships he made over the years. Read the rest of this entry »

Afton Nielson

January 3rd, 2021

8/24/1925 ~ 1/03/2021

Afton East Nielson, 95, left these earthly boundaries, entering her Heavenly home in the early morning hours of January 3, 2021 into the waiting arms of Heavenly Parents and a joyful reunion with her husband.
She was born, the first of five daughters, on August 24, 1925 in Oak City, UT to Clarence Howard and Leona Dutson East.
After graduation from Delta High School, she married her high school sweetheart, Robert A. Nielson, on October 23, 1944 in the Salt Lake Temple and were married for 75 years. They made their first home in Oak City, then on to Logan, while dad attended USU, eventually settling in Fillmore, where dad had secured employment as a teacher at Millard High. Read the rest of this entry »

Allen Ray Smith

January 3rd, 2021

1/23/1933 ~ 1/3/2021

Our dear father, Allen Ray Smith, 87, returned to the waiting arms of his sweetheart on Sunday, January 3, 2021, after a short illness. He resided in Colorado Springs, Colorado since 1964, living a wonderful life there with his wife Mary Ann, and raising their five sons across from a park where Allen taught those boys his beloved game of football.

Allen was born in 1933 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, to Sherman & Olive Truscott Smith. He never knew his oldest brother, Earl Sherman, who died in infancy, but Allen was blessed with an older sister, Betty, and brother, Sherden, and was followed closely, in almost every sense, by a baby brother, Oliver, who survives to cherish the memory of a sweet visit they shared together last summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Maureen “Mo” Lee Didier Warren

January 1st, 2021

3/23/1948 ~ 1/12021

Mount Pleasant, UT, Maureen “Mo” Lee Didier Warren beloved sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away January 1, 2021 at Utah Valley Hospital from COVID with underlying health issues.  We are grateful that she is no longer suffering and was able to join loved ones who preceded her in death.  Maureen was born March 23, 1948, in St George, Utah, to Nolan and Kathleen Lee.  She was the seventh of twelve children. 

She loved music, cooking, and reading but family was her greatest joy in life.  The kids loved her and called her “Mo Mom”.  She was truly an amazing person who always saw the best in people.  She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

 Graveside services will be at the Mount Pleasant City Cemetery Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Edward Edwin Thoms

December 25th, 2020

5/4/1935 ~ 12/25/220

Edward Edwin Thoms passed away on December 25, 2020 at the Sanpete Valley Hospital. Ed was born on May 4, 1935 in Hamtramck, Michigan to Edward Francis and Marie Teltow Thoms. He was the youngest of 3 children. Ed loved baseball and played as often as he could, playing in multiple leagues and pick-up games with his brother and teammates. He joined the Marines during the Korean War and became an aerial photographer while also being selected to play baseball on the Air Force traveling squad. After the war, he returned to Michigan and attended Michigan State University. Read the rest of this entry »

Ella Mae Faux

December 24th, 2020

4/13/1942 ~ 12/24/2020

Karen Ella Mae Christensen Faux, 78 of Moroni, Utah, returned home for Christmas on December 24, 2020 surrounded by her family at her daughter’s home in South Jordan, Utah. Born April 13, 1942 in Indianola, Utah to Harold Que & Aleen Mary Bigler Christensen.
She enjoyed her childhood years growing up in Indianola surrounded by family, cousins and friends. Following her graduation from North Sanpete High School she spent her summer working at Bryce Canyon. She then moved to Utah County and worked at JC Penny before marrying her high school sweetheart Robert J. Faux on October 1, 1960 in Fairview, Utah. They started their life together in Moroni, Utah where they raised their family. Read the rest of this entry »