Dawn Stephenson

November 20th, 2017

4/29/1944 ~ 11/20/1017

Dawn StephensonCropDawn Stephenson of Holden, Utah passed away on November 20, 2017 in the Millard Care Center in Delta, Utah where she received excellent and loving care.
Dawn was born on April 29, 1944 in Fillmore, Utah to James William and Stella Hunter Stephenson. She graduated from Millard High School and four years of LDS Seminary. Dawn attended BYU, Ricks College and Snow College.
Dawn was very talented with cross-stitch embroidery and other crafts. Her favorite activity was reading and she read history, geography and fiction and was so grateful for the Millard County Bookmobile. She read the scriptures many times, the Ensign, Church News and many other books about the gospel. She could recall and share her stories from her reading. Read the rest of this entry »

Barbara Snyder

November 19th, 2017

04/23/1928 – 11/19/2017

SnyderBarbaraBarbara M. Snyder, lifelong resident of Fillmore, UT, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 19, 2017 at Alta Ridge Memory Care, Sandy, UT.
Barbara was born on April 23, 1928 in St. George, Utah to William A. and Ruth B. Mundy. They, along with her brother William B. Mundy, moved to Cedar City, Utah and then a short time later moved to Fillmore. She graduated from Millard High School where she was active in many student organizations including band and pep club. She met Mont Snyder at a Snyder Family outing in Fillmore Canyon and later they were married on September 20, 1948. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple. Barbara’s professional career included positions with many local companies, but most notable was her position as Fillmore City Treasurer that she held for 21 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Jesus Manuel Quintana

November 16th, 2017

06/05/1931 – 11/16/2017

QuintanaJesusCornJesus Quintana passed away November 16, 2017 in Provo, UT. Services will be Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at St. Judes Catholic Church in Ephraim, UT. Interment will be in the Cienega De Castillos, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Joyce Brocco

November 15th, 2017

12/30/1938 – 11/15/2017

BroccoJoyceOn Nov. 15th, 2017, Joyce Brocco, age 78, of Ephraim passed away in her home amidst the love of family. She proved herself to be an example of perseverance and patience as she battled cancer over many years, which resulted in providing her family many additional days to enjoy together.
She was born in Kaysville, UT to Neldon and Clarice (Brown) Rentmeister on December 30, 1938. She was the oldest child of 4 daughters, including sisters Karen, Gayle, and Susan. She spent most of her youth in the Torrance, CA area and worked for Mobil Oil, Co. after high school where she met her future husband, Edward Brocco, who worked there as an engineering apprentice. They were married on Nov. 21st, 1959, in the Los Angeles, CA LDS temple, and were just days shy of their 58th anniversary at the time of her passing. Read the rest of this entry »

Ryan Leonard Pritchard

November 15th, 2017

2/26/1976 ~ 11/14/2017

PritchardRyanRyan Leonard Pritchard, 41 of Manti, Utah passed away, after a long battle with cancer, November 14, 2017 at his home. Born February 26, 1976 to Leonard “Bud” & Donna Mower Pritchard in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Ryan was raised in Ephraim, Utah and loved to be in the mountains where he earned his nickname “Mountain Man”. He loved to race at the Horseshoe Mountain Raceway north of Ephraim and to Mud Bogg with his truck. He worked as a supervisor of the porters at the Oasis casino in Mesquite, NV and delivered parts around the county for Napa Auto Parts where many people knew him. He is survived by his son Gage Pritchard, Caldwell, ID; parents Bud and Donna, Ephraim, UT; grandmothers Donna Pritchard, Barbara Blunk both of Ephraim, UT; brother Jeromy (Tabitha) Pritchard, Manti, UT. Preceded in death by his grandfathers Leonard A. Pritchard and Jay V. Mower; grandmother Donna J Peterson.
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday November 18, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Rasmussen Mortuary (96 N 100 W Mt. Pleasant, UT). Causal dress please. Interment in the Ephraim Park Cemetery. Online condolence at rasmussenmortuary.com

William “Bill” Hughes Murray

November 14th, 2017

4/12/1916 ~ 11/13/2017

MurrayWilliamNewspaperPhotoCrop]William “Bill” Hughes Murray of Mt. Pleasant, Utah passed away peacefully on November 13, 2017. Bill was born in Vernal, Utah on April 12, 1916 to William Ashby Murray and Emma Elizabeth Hughes Murray. He was the second of six children. He grew up in the Vernal area and graduated from Uintah High School. He married Audrey Mathis in 1938, they later divorced. Bill joined the military prior to the start of World War II. During the war he served in the Army in Europe and the South Pacific. After the war ended, he returned to the Salt Lake City area and became a master carpenter and a builder. He built and remodeled many homes in Utah, Idaho, and Washington. Read the rest of this entry »

Frank Matthew Heuser

November 9th, 2017

9/29/1945 ~ 11/9/2017

HeuserFrankCropFrank Matthew Heuser, 72 of Spring City, UT passed away November 9, 2017. Husband of Marie Heuser, Father of Danny (Tracy) Heuser, Jason(Angie) Heuser, Chad (Amy) Heuser, Danny Jr. (Angie) Larson, Lisa Larson, Bobie Larson, Jonathan Larson. Funeral Service will be held Friday November 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Cedar Creek LDS Chapel, Spring City, UT. Viewings will be held Thursday November 16, 2017 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Rasmussen Mortuary (96 N 100 W) Mt. Pleasant, UT and Friday from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm prior to services at the church. Interment in the Spring City Cemetery under the care or Rasmussen Mortuary.

John Stilson

November 7th, 2017

04/19/1957 – 10/04/2017

StilsonJohn001John Ferral Stilson 60 of Indianola, UT passed away October 4, 2017 at his home. He was born April 19, 1957 in San Diego, CA to Fred Ferral & Shirley Mae Bushman Stilson. He had his own construction business for over 20 years in the Provo area which continued after he moved back to Sanpete County. For several years he was employed at Wasatch Academy at a maintenance position that he was very proud of. John enjoyed camping in Fairview Canyon. Fishing was part of that outdoor enjoyment. His biggest passion was raising wolves at the home he built, which is why he came back to Sanpete County. John is survived by his wife, Donna Sue Loftis; children, Shianne Stilson (Mike) Anderson; Cody (Lesley) Perry; Breanna (Duane) Sikes and Sierra Benson; Aaron Loftis; Amber (Tyler) Lorimor; Megan Ervin; Lacey Ervin; step mother, Claudia Stilson; siblings, Chris (Kevin) Elmer; Jason (Kelli) Stilson; Lonnie Stilson; 8 grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Dustin Stilson. 2 Timothy 4:6-8
Memorial services will be held November 11, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Rasmussen Mortuary (96 N 100 W) in Mount Pleasant, UT.

Shanna Christensen

November 6th, 2017

09/25/1933 – 11/06/2017

ChristensenShanna001CropShanna Madsen Christensen 84 of Moroni, UT passed away November 6, 2017 at her home. She was born September 25, 1933 in Mount Pleasant, UT to Athol Alonzo & Denna Quetta Mower Madsen. She married Claud Jay Christensen May 18, 1962 in Las Vegas, NV. He passed away November 24, 1975. Shanna was a very hard worker and worked at the Moroni Processing Plant for 35 years. She loved tending her yard and creating the beautiful and creative decorations that adorned it. She enjoyed the desert and the many adventures it gave. Shanna is survived by her children, Teddie Lee (Steven) Manning of Stansbury Park, UT; Paul Cody (Steve) Christensen of Washington; siblings, Dennis Madsen of Mount Pleasant, UT; Ann Mae Wood of Mount Pleasant, UT; Sammy Madsen of Mount Pleasant, UT; sister-in-law, Gaylene Madsen of Mount Pleasant, UT; 7 grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Jay Christensen; brothers, Harry Madsen, Dennis Madsen. Graveside services will be held Friday November 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Moroni City Cemetery.

Tammie Lynn Hansen

November 1st, 2017

05/03/1973 – 11/01/2017

HansenTammieVallejoTammie Lynn Hansen, 44, passed away November 1, 2017 at her home in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born May 3, 1973 in Mount Pleasant, UT to Gerald W & Earlene Beck Hansen. Tammie attended the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind in Ogden, UT at the age of 5 years old. While living in Orem Tammie attended Windsor Elementary, Canyon View Junior High and graduated from Orem High School. Orem High School raised money to help her obtain her first guide dog. After high school, She attended Snow College and Utah Valley State College. Tammie worked for Discover Card in Salt Lake City for about 10 years and was currently employed at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Salt Lake City. Read the rest of this entry »