Donald Riel

October 25th, 2014

10/26/1949 – 10/25/2014

RielDonaldMenCropDonald Joseph Riel passed away suddenly at home on October 25, 2014, at the age of 65. Donald was born October 26, 1949, in McKenzie Island, Ontario, Canada to Luke Joseph and Lucia Marie Hogue Riel. He married Melba Lorraine Newland on May 17, 1969, in Los Angeles, CA. Together they enjoyed bird watching, camping and golfing. Survived by his wife Melba Riel of Spring City, UT; siblings, Elaine (James) Jensen, Menifee, CA; Dolores (Billy) Cobb, Montpelier, ID; Henry (Margaret) Riel, Quincy, CA; Eva Cobb, Baldwin Park, CA; Gail Simpson, La Puente, CA; Wilfred Riel, Baldwin Park, CA; Margaret (Vincent) Espinosa, Palmdale, CA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents. Viewing will be held Wednesday October 29, 2014, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Spring City Historic LDS Church. Reception at the same time in the cultural hall. Interment Friday October 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Fillmore City Cemetery.

Dan “K” Olsen

October 21st, 2014

6/28/1984 ~ 10/21/2014

DanSummerCroppedDan “K” Olsen passed away on October 21, 2014 at the age of 30. He was born on June 28, 1984, to Jay Ivan and Tawny Jean Olsen in Payson, Utah. He is survived by his parents, brothers, Christian (Amie), John (Kayna), Jacob, Jay Ward, Shad Olsen, all of Ephraim. Thomas (Kathryn) Olsen of Rexburg, Idaho, Sisters, Jaylynn Olsen of New York, and Abigail Olsen of Ephraim; grandparent, Gary and Mary Nelson, Ephraim. Preceded in death by sister, Suzanna Lee Olsen, grandparents Daniel Ward and Deon Tew Olsen.
Dan was active in his church, and had a positive influence on everyone he met. Served an LDS mission to Mississippi. He was an Eagle Scout and in the Order of the Arrow. Read the rest of this entry »

Dolores Campanile

October 19th, 2014

05/12/1918 – 10/19/2014

CampanileDoloresCropDolores Theresia Campanile 96 of Spring City, UT passed away October 19, 2014 at her son’s home in Spring City, UT. She was born May 12, 1918 in Oakland, CA to Frederick & Minerva Knight Eberhard. She married Vincernt Anthony Campanile Sr in 1939 in Oakland, CA. He passed away in 1999. Dolores worked for Safeway Corporation in Walnut Creek, CA. She is survived by her son, Vincent Anthony (Camille) Campanile of Spring City, UT and Larence Michael Chandler Campanile; 8 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother, Frederick Eberhard Jr. A private ceremony will take place later.

Glen Osborne

October 13th, 2014

11/28/1933 – 10/13/2014

OsborneGlenCropOur loving father Glen Samuel Osborne was reunited with his parents William Virgus & Ida Athene Osborne on October 13, 2014. Dad was born November 28, 1933 in the family home in Spring City, Utah. He graduated from North Sanpete High School where he was active in all sports. He briefly attended Snow College before marrying his high school sweetheart, Mary Louise Allred on December 10, 1952. After being married for three weeks he entered the mission field and served an honorable LDS mission to South Africa. Upon his return home he was drafted into the US Army, serving in Texas and Pennsylvania where he received his medical training. Read the rest of this entry »

Paul R. Peel

October 9th, 2014

12/16/1931 ~ 10/9/2014

PeelPaulCropPaul R. Peel the son of Orange F. Peel and Karen Johanna Olsen died October 9, 2014. He was born December 16, 1931 in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. He served in the Great Lakes Mission. He served in the Korean conflict. He married Frances Bushman in the Mesa Arizona temple. He spent his life farming in the south forty. He served missions to Nauvoo Illinois and Adam-ondi-Ahman with Frances. He married Emalie Jones, they served in the Independence, Missouri
mission. He loved people and he loved to share the gospel. He is survived by his wife Emalie, sister, Ruth Nicholas, his children: Glen(Detina) and Dale(Maren) of Mt. Pleasant, Sylvia of Ogden, Larry(Makayla) of Bishop, Texas, Michael(Dorothy) of Paradise, Chris of San Jose, CA, Amelia(Jason) of Hyde Park and Gayle(Andrew) of Vernal Read the rest of this entry »

Carey Richards Kenney

October 6th, 2014

March 13, 1971 – October 6, 2014

KennyCareyCarey Richards Kenney passed away peacefully Monday, October 6, 2014 after a two and half year battle with brain cancer. She passed in her home surrounded by family and friends. She was born to proud parents Gary Richards and Carol Hardy Richards in Murray, Utah. As a child Carey grew up in South Jordan and enjoyed attending sporting events for her older brothers, camping trips and spending time with family. Carey attended Bingham High School and later moved to St. George, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

Hiltje Marie Todd

October 2nd, 2014

11/28/1958 – 10-2-2014

ToddHiltjeHiltje Marie Todd, 55, born Nov. 28th 1958 to parents Thomas & Velda Kay Boekweg; passed away the morning of Thursday Oct. 2, 2014 in her Mount Pleasant home. Loving wife, mother, Oma, sister, daughter and friend, she is survived by anybody who’s still reading this: her children, Melisa Todd, Autumn Holmes (Scott), Taylor Todd (Kyra), Elyse Todd, Michael Todd (Jenifer), Kjarsti Todd, and her grandson Alexander.

Hiltje, having many medical challenges in her life, has been reunited with her late husband, Daniel Alvin Todd. She had an impact on many lives, and her passing will be felt by all. She was a wonderful seamstress, had a passion for reading, and often volunteered at the Mount Pleasant Public Library.

A funeral service will be held Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. in the Cedar Creek LDS chapel at 1500 N. Highway 117 Spring City, Utah with a visitation from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery. Online condolences at

Dan Valgene Brinkerhoff

September 30th, 2014

8/20/1928 ~ 9/28/2014

BrinkerhoffDanCrop Dan Valgene Brinkerhoff passed away Sunday, Sept 28, 2014 at his home in Fillmore surrounded by loved ones. Dan was born in Beaver, UT on Aug 20, 1928. He married his high School sweetheart LuRee Marshall on August 29, 1947 in Tooele, UT. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. LuRee passed away Sept 22, 2002. Dan had a great love for his family. He loved each and every one of his 6 sons. His grandchildren were the light of his life, and he tired to make it to all of their many sporting events. Dan owned and operated the Chevron in Fillmore, Utah for many years and made many friends while pumping gas and fixing cars. Dan will be best known for his skills as a horse trainer. Read the rest of this entry »

Merrill Dee Blackburn

September 30th, 2014

1/5/1923 ~ 9/29/2014

BlackburnMerrillDeeCrop2Merrill Dee Blackburn, 91, passed away September 29, 2014 in Nephi, Utah. He was born January 5, 1923 in Moroni, Utah to Foris and Carmen Johansen Blackburn. He married Maurine Jensen in 1943, and they had four children. Dee and Maurine have been married for 71 years. Dee worked hard providing for his family by farming, herding sheep, ranching, trucking and working for Thermoid Rubber Company in Nephi.
Dee had a horse from the time he was very young and kept several on the ranch most of his life. He rode race horses, participated in rodeos, and helped organize the Moroni Riding Club. Read the rest of this entry »

Fred Anthony Frederickson

September 22nd, 2014

7/07/1941 ~ 9/22/2014

FredericksonFredFred Anthony Frederickson passed away peacefully at home on September 22, 2014 after a long brave fight against a multitude of illnesses. He was born to Elmer Anthony Frederickson and Majorie Sarah Addison Frederickson in Los Angeles, California on July 7, 1941. He spent his childhood between California, Nevada, and Florida. He is survived by his sister Majorie Ann Decker of Spring City, Jim, Donald, Mary Jane, Robert, and John Frederickson half siblings, all of California, Janice Hart of Denver, Colorado, niece Danna Long of Mt. Pleasant, Utah and a number of great nieces and nephews as well as great, greats that will miss him. He was proceeded in death by his mother Majorie Sarah, father Fred, brother Joseph, and baby sister Janet. He was a free spirit who enjoyed fishing, motorcycles, playing guitar, as well as in the 60′s jumping white house fences and protesting the war. He was a kind soul who kept to himself in his later years, except for the strong desire to be close to his family as his time grew short. His life was celebrated by close family with stories, memories, and lots of love. Rest in peace until we meet again Uncle Freddie. Online condolences at