Gerold “OPA” Schroeder

December 15th, 2018

5/3/1941 ~ 12/15/2018

SchroederGeroldGerold “OPA” Schroeder, born to Guido and Dora Schroeder on May 3, 1941 in Cottbus, Germany. His adventures started at an early age and continued throughout his life. He had an intolerance for injustice and in his quest for freedom brought his family to the United States from East Germany on December 15, 1981.
He was a provider, a collector and giver of things, a joker, a tamer-of-babies, and a miracle worker. He never told anyone “no” and never took “no” for an answer. By example, he taught everyone around him how to love unconditionally. Read the rest of this entry »

Jess Baker

December 15th, 2018

11/05/1942 12/15/2018

Jess Baker Obit Pic FinalJess Baker Boots 2Jess Wayne Baker, age 76, beloved dad, grandpa, husband and friend passed away peacefully on December 15, 2018 in Mount Pleasant, Utah. He was born on November 5, 1942 to Jess (William) and Emily (Pieper) Baker. He is survived by his kids, his grandkids, his wife Anne Hackett and many friends and loved ones that he took into his home or under his wing throughout the years. Read the rest of this entry »

Kendall Anderson

December 1st, 2018

AndersonKendall001CropKendall Anderson left his earthly home Dec. 1, 2018. He Is the son of Andrew and Sheri Anderson, born May 13, 1978 in Mt. Pleasant, UT, Brother of Brian (Amanda) Anderson and uncle of Kynzie Anderson. Kendall Worked for years in the Turkey Industry and for a short time as a Coal Miner. He enjoyed the outdoors, visiting with family and friends. Kendall enjoyed hunting, but not with a gun-he took his camera. He loved Nascar, Christmas and his Ford F150 Truck. He Is preceded in death by grandparents Boyd and Dora Anderson, Dick Webb and Dee Blain, cousin Nick Christensen.
Graveside services will be held Friday December 7, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. in the Wales Town Cemetery. A viewing will be held Thursday December 6, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Wales LDS Church under the care of Rasmussen Mortuary.

Juana Martinez

November 29th, 2018

5/8/1952 ~ 11/29/2018

MartinezJuanaCropJuana Martinez, 66 of Moroni, UT, passed away November 29, 2018. Born May 8, 1952 in Zacatecas, Mexico to Maria De LaPaz Martinez Martinez & Antonio Martinez. Mother of Stephanie Martinez (Nicholas Madsen), Francisco J. Madrid, Luis A. Madrid (Alondra Vasquez), & Erika Hernandez (Morcial Hernandez); sister of Maria Montano, Agripina Carrillo and Juan Jose Carrillo. Funeral services will be held Monday December 3, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the Moroni Stake Center. Viewings will be held Sunday December 2, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. both at the church under the care of Rasmussen Mortuary.

Travis Michael Olsen

November 27th, 2018

9/21/1985 ~ 11/27/2018

OlsenTravisCropTravis Michael Olsen, 33, passed away unexpectedly November 27, 2018 while working. He was the firstborn of 5 children to Michael and Margo Olsen September 21, 1985 in Mt. Pleasant, where he was raised.

Travis followed his dad around with a hammer and learned as much as he could as young as he could. He was a natural-born entrepreneur and builder. He built a multi-room chicken coop at age 10 and, using his mom’s tennis racket, ran his own profitable seeding business before he was a teenager. He completed his first taxidermy project at age 12–a pheasant he had hatched and raised himself. He was first formally employed at age 14, when he started riding his 4-wheeler to Bear Mountain to work. Read the rest of this entry »

James Larry Peterson

November 27th, 2018

6/25/1938 ~ 11/27/2018

PetersonLarryCropJames Larry Peterson, 80 of Fillmore, Utah passed away November 27, 2018. Born June 25, 1938 in Fillmore, Utah to James Vernon & Vonda Payne Peterson.
Survived by his Wife Judy Ann Peterson, son Rhett (Ann) Peterson, Nephi, UT; siblings Eddie (Win) Peterson, Holiday, UT; Dale (William Nilsson) Peterson, WA; three grandchildren, Jace (Candice) Peterson, Nephi, UT; Lynley (Levi) Cazier, Coeur d’Alene, ID; Katelyn (Doug) Richter, Nephi, UT; four great grandchildren, Jack, Jade, Gray and Kasin. Preceded in death by his parents.
A viewing will be held Tuesday December 4, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Fillmore Stake Center. Graveside will be held Wednesday December 5, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the Fillmore City Cemetery. Online condolence at

Myndi Jo Kasteler

November 25th, 2018

9/8/1974 ~ 11/25/2018

KastelerMyndiCropMyndi Jo Kasteler 44 of Fillmore, UT passed away Sunday November 25, 2018 at Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, UT. She was born September 8, 1974 in Murray, UT to Larry Fred and Ella Jeanne Jarman Kasteler. Myndi loved to sing, Winnie the Poo and her horsie stuffed animal. When she rode the bus to school she would hold her hand out each day to the bus driver and ask for a penney and he would give her one. She would then say, “Two Please,” and he would giver her another penney. She saved those pennies in her piggy bank. Myndi loved her brothers and sisters and they loved when they would come and visit. All who knew her could feel her sweet spirit. Read the rest of this entry »

Vicki Lynn Watts

November 19th, 2018

04/27/1948 – 11/19/2018

WattsVickiCropVicki Lynn Watts 70, of Kanosh, UT passed away early Monday morning, November 19, 2018 at home. She was born April 27, 1948 in Glenwood, UT. The first daughter of Maurine Peterson Stone. She married Leonard Milo Watts on January 24, 1970. They were sealed in the Manti Temple on September 12, 1981. Vicki’s greatest joy was always her family and time she was able to share with them. Over the past few years Vicki made many memories with her family traveling, sharing hobbies, making time for laughter, and her much loved grandchildren. She also loved to serve as a volunteer with the Red Cross. She traveled as far as New Jersey, New Orleans, American Samoa and as near as friends and neighbors. Read the rest of this entry »

Deborah Thema Olsen

November 17th, 2018

2/11/1953 ~ 11/17/2018

OlsenDeborahOur beloved mother, sister, grandmother, and friend, Deborah Thelma Olsen, (65) died at her home in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 17, 2018, after multiple health issues. She returned to her Heavenly Father and to all those who have gone before her.
Deborah was born February 11, 1953 to Oman and Thelma Olsen in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. She was the fourth child of five. She graduated from Virgin Valley high school. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Dixie College. She was also a Certified Nurse’s Assistant and earned her Commercial Driver’s License. She loved her family and also enjoyed gardening, painting, drawing, quilting and particularly anything CHOCOLATE. Read the rest of this entry »

Dorothy Ann Walters

November 15th, 2018

12/10/1943 – 11/15/2018

Walter003CropDorothy Ann Walters 74 of Mount Pleasant, UT passed away November 15, 2018 at her home. She was born December 10, 1943 in Ephraim, UT to Paul Sivern Wright and Tessie Almira Anderson. She married Freddy T. Walters November 24, 1961 in Fairview, UT later divorced. Dorothy was a loving mother to many children. Even kids that were not her own. She has the biggest heart. She would and has done anything for anyone. She was a great baker, singer, dancer and an amazing seamstress for the Humanitarian Projects for the LDS Church. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her through out her life and during her last days. Read the rest of this entry »