Richard “Dick” Ray Ruiz

April 10th, 2014

03/03/1937 ~ 04/10/2014

RuizRichardCoupleCropRichard Ray Ruiz, age 77, passed away peacefully at his home on April 10, 2014. Richard was born on March 3, 1937 to Bernard J. and Pearl Shields Ruiz in Salt Lake City, UT.
He married the love of his life, Margaret Anne (Peggy) Ruiz, on Feb. 1, 1960. The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple on June 14, 1962.
He graduated from Granite High School and worked at Fred A. Carlson Cadillac, Kennecott and Mark Brown/Ethan Allen Furniture. In 1968 he moved to Sanpete County and started a career in real estate, owning and operating United Farm Agency and Unitee Real Estate for over 40 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Phillip Gordon

April 9th, 2014

08/05/1941 ~ 04/09/2014

GordonPhillipCrop MORONI– Loyde Phillip Gordon passed away April 9, 2014, at Heritage Hills Care Center, Nephi, at the age of 72.
Phillip was the youngest of three children born in Heber City to Neil and Alma Grace Sexton Gordon and was very much loved by all who knew him.
Phillip was a very talented young man even in his youth. He played every musical instrument except the violin, but he never had one to try. He had his own band called the “Driftwood Drifters” and played at the Utah State Fair for almost 15 years. He started playing the guitar with his buddy, Jay Heward, when they were very young. Read the rest of this entry »

Valerie Lynn Fierro

April 9th, 2014

06/23/1964 ~ 04/09/2014

FierroValerieCropValerie Lynn Fierro, 49, received her Angel Wings from her Eternal Father in Heaven on April 9, 2014.
Val was born on June 23, 1964 in Nephi Utah to Shrol Sr. and Patricia Ericksen of Mt. Pleasant Utah.
She was born with an energetic spirit, had the most amazing personality, was always giving, and enjoyed making people feel so special and loved. She loved her family and friends, especially her grandbabies, Liliana, Zoe Azelia and Korra Rose. Read the rest of this entry »

Lester A Dobson

April 8th, 2014

12/17/1927 – 04/08/2014

DobsonLesterCoupleSmileCropLester Alton Dobson, our father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, died at the age of 86 on April 8, 2014, at the Fillmore, Utah hospital following a valiant battle with cancer. Born December 17, 1927, to Leon Edward Dobson and Lula Ann Wood, he was the fifth son of eight brothers, born and raised at the family farm in Holden, Utah.
Lester married Loy Jean Bartholomew on August 7, 1946 and they were sealed on September 15, 1947 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Many blessings were shared over their sixty five years together including their five children, Leslie Jean (Gregory Williams), Dennis Lester (Maria), Loy Edward (Carolyn), Jeffery L. (Janese), and Juliann, leaving a legacy of love to many grandchildren and great-grand children. Read the rest of this entry »

Dorothy Ann Warenski

April 5th, 2014

12/10/1942 – 04/05/2014

WarenskiDorothyDorothy Ann Warenski 71 of Springville, UT passed away in Provo, UT April 5, 2014. She was born December 10, 1942 in Moroni, UT to Alfred Grant & Valeara Olsen Peterson. When she was young she enjoyed dancing and learned hula, tap, ballet and also taught dance. Graduated from North Sanpete High School. Dorothy married Byron Thomas Warenski June 1962 in the Manti LDS Temple and had two children together. She enjoyed ceramics and flower arranging. Dorothy loved the beach and spent 10 years living in California close to the ocean. Survived by her children, Heidi (Mark) Perry, Luray, VA; Ryan T Warenski, Springville, UT; brother, Larry (Donna) Peterson, Salt Lake City, UT; 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; 3 “hairy grandkids” the dogs, Cole, Blu & Nick. Preceded in death by her parents and grandparents Lawrence & Mable Olsen of Fountain Green, UT. Graveside service Thursday April 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Moroni City Cemetery.

Jonathan Wayne Ericksen

March 20th, 2014

10/31/1967 ~ 03/20/2014

EricksenJonathanGroupCrop2Jonathan Wayne Ericksen 46, has returned to his loving heavenly father March 20, 2014 at his home in Ephraim, UT and was reunited with his earthly grandparents. He was born Oct 31, 1967 to Max and Sherry Ericksen. He was third of 6 children. Read the rest of this entry »

Joseph B Stott

March 20th, 2014

05/16/1925 – 03/20/2014

StottJosephCropJoseph B Stott 88 of Meadow, Utah passed away, with his loving wife by his side March 20, 2014 in the Fillmore Community Medical Center. He was born May 16, 1925 in Meadow, Utah to Joseph Leo & Velma Bushnell Stott. He married Joan Ileen Stewart in the Manti Temple on March 29, 1948. Read the rest of this entry »

Evelyn Beck

March 18th, 2014

02/02/1927 ~ 03/18/2014

BeckEvelynEvelyn Beck returned home Tuesday to be with her beloved Donald. Born 2 February 1927 in Fairview, Utah to Sidney and Della Brady. She married her high school sweetheart, Donald Beck in 1944. She had three children, Barbara, Grant, and Anita and raised them in Kearns, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

Shirley Black

March 18th, 2014

07/11/1929 – 03/18/2014

BlackShirleyCoupleCrop2Shirley Mae Rees Black, 84, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, returned to her Heavenly Father and her love, Francis, on March 18, 2014 in Nephi Utah. She was born in Wales Utah, in a little two room, dirt floor cabin, on July 11, 1929. She was the daughter of Loran T. and Elda (Allred) Rees. Read the rest of this entry »

Manuel Aleman

March 7th, 2014

06/14/1914 – 03/07/2014

AlemanManuelManuel Aleman 99, passed away March 7, 2014 at his home in Fillmore, UT. He was born June14, 1914 in Villa Nueva, Zacatecas, Mexico to Toribio Aleman and Maria Del Refugio Flores. He married Ana Gomez April 6, 1945 in La Boquilla Del Carmen, Villa nueva, Zacatecas, Mexico. They have ten children, nine of them still living. Manuel an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church, always defending his religion. He was a man of strong spiritual faith. His greatest joy was having his family reunited in special family gatherings and events. He enjoyed taking walks with all his family around town. Read the rest of this entry »