Nancy Wanetta Jess

April 24th, 2014

6/6/1940 – 04/23/2014

JessNancyMt. Pleasant, Utah – Nancy Wanetta Jess, age 73, passed away , April 23, 2014. Miss Jess was born 6 June, 1940 in Macedon Center, New York, a daughter of the late Rolen and Nellie (Swan) Jess, and resided in Mt. Pleasant for over 8 years. Nancy was employed for over 50 years as a Medical Secretary in various hospitals in the United States. She is survived by a brother Ronald (Bonnie) Jess of Dover, DE; sisters Mrs. Patricia (David) Fisher of Newark, NY, Mrs. Bonnie (Donald) Hunt of Shinglehouse, PA, and Brother-in-Law, William (Janiel) of Ogden, UT. Read the rest of this entry »

Paul LeRoy Hansen

April 21st, 2014

09/28/1941 – 04/21/2014

HansenPaulLeRoyCropFixPaul LeRoy Hansen 72 of Chester passed away April 21, 2014 in Mount Pleasant, UT. He was born September 28, 1941 in Tooele, UT to Harold Allred & Verna Lorna Mortensen Hansen. Paul served in the US Navy from 1958- 1962 as a machinist. He married the love of his life, Roxanne Sharon Emerson on March 22, 1975 in Elko, NV. Dad loved the outdoors. He was happiest on top of the mountain casting his pole as the sun rose. He was an accomplished mechanic and businessman. Paul helped organize and manage diesel mechanic shops through out his career. His last 30 years were spent at Spanish Fork Diesel with some great people and friends. He was an amazing husband and father. Read the rest of this entry »

Marilyn Nelson

April 20th, 2014

05/27/1929 – 04/20/2014

NelsonMarilynMarilyn Nelson 84 of Fairview, UT passed away April 20, 2014 in Provo, UT. She was born May 27, 1929 in Fairview, UT to Byron Glen & Aldeva Gertrude Johansen Larsen. She lived in Fairview and Clear Creek before her marriage to Mark Jay Nelson on December 26, 1947 in Provo, UT. Later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. She was a wonderful mother to 5 children, 2 of whom, Layne Merrill and Mary Lee died at a young age. She was a member of the LDS church and had many callings in Primary, Relief Society and cub scouts as well as working in the Manti Temple for 4 years. Marilyn volunteered on the board of the Fairview Senior Citizens as well as volunteering at the Fairview Museum. She worked at Safeway while she lived in Price, UT before returning to retire in Fairview. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 »