Edward Earle Hobby

September 18th, 2014

8/15/1940 ~ 9/15/2014

HobbyEdwardCropEdward Earle Hobby,74, died at his home in Mountainville from multiple health problems including leukemia September 15, 2014. He was a resident of Sanpete County since 1972 when he bought a sage brush covered field and began his life long dream of becoming a first generation farmer. Wonderful people in the area taught this young man from No. Hollywood about raising sheep. Thirty six years later he was elected Utah’s Sheepman of the year for 2008. Earle was born on August 15, 1940 to Howard Earle Hobby and June Bricker Hobby in Los Angeles, California. His father died when he was two and he was raised by his step-father Everett Flanigan with seven brothers and sisters who called their big brother ‘Chris’. Read the rest of this entry »

Ledger Gordon Lewis

September 18th, 2014

1/2/2014 ~ 9/18/2014

IMG_0336Ledger Gordon Lewis, sweet son of Miranda Kendall and Cameron Montgomery Lewis died peacefully in his sleep on September 18, 2014. He was born in Provo, Utah on January 2, 2014. Ledger was diagnosed with a rare form of Leukodystrophy called Krabbe Disease, which affected his development greatly. He was given only a short time to live, but in this time he touched many hearts. We came to know him as being a very sweet little soul, who fought this disease with everything he had. Ledger will be very missed. Survived by his parents, grandparents Sharon and Bert Kendall, Mt. Pleasant, Utah; Peggy Jo and Martin Lewis, American Fork, Utah; great-grandparents, Sara Brown and Luman & Madeline Lewis and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Graveside service will be held Monday September 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery with a viewing from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services at Rasmussen Mortuary (96 N 100 W) Mt. Pleasant, Utah. A memorial will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at 246 North 900 East American Fork, UT 84003. Online condolences at rasmussenmortuary.com

Ada R Bench

September 17th, 2014

03/15/1923 – 09/17/2014

Ada R Bench 91 of Fairview passed away September 17, 2014. Funeral services are pending at Rasmussen Mortuary.

John D. Merrill

September 13th, 2014

8/25/1926 ~ 9/12/2014

MerrillJohnDCropJohn D. Merrill, 88 of Glendale, AZ / Chester, UT passed away Sept. 12, 2014. The 7th of 12 children, born Aug. 25, 1926 to Walter Sylvester & Vernarda Morris Merrill in Flambeau, WI. Married Colleen Ruth Mann (Starks) April 19, 1997 in the Mesa Temple. Father of Dean (Myrth);Dennis (Debbra); Terry (Elona); Gary; Joel (Kristina); Cathy Scholle (Wayne); Jennifer Gutenburg (Paul); also father of Candace Gudgeon (Dave); Cynthia Jones (Ken); Cathleen Bontrager. Services Sept. 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Sanpitch LDS Chapel, Wales, UT with a viewing from 11:30 – 12:30 prior to services. Interment in the Chester Cemetery.

Seth Petersen

September 13th, 2014

07/19/1936 – 09/13/2014

PetersenSethcropSeth Allan Petersen, 78, is finally at peace. He was born July 19, 1936 to James and Sylvia Petersen in Spring City, UT. He returned to his parents and siblings on September 13, 2014 in Nephi, UT. Seth farmed all of his life, he was an avid outdoorsman, he loved to hunt and fish. He was always telling stories of what he had seen and done. Seth would take his dogs on nightly rides, no matter the weather. His is survived by his brother Max J. (Donna), and a host of nephews and nieces. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Neldon A., Charles F., Don L., Vern A., Dean S., and a sister Ina Beth. Graveside service on Friday September 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Spring City Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday evening from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. and again from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Friday at Rasmussen Mortuary in Mt. Pleasant (96 North 100 West). Interment in the Spring City Cemetery.

Vaughn D. Madsen

September 12th, 2014

11/6/1917 ~ 09/12/2014

Dad MadsenVaughn D. Madsen, 96 years of age, passed away peacefully September 12, 2014 in Orem, Utah.
Vaughn was born in Fairview, Utah on November 6, 1917 to Merlin Hans and Lucile Peterson Madsen. He was the second son of four boys.
He grew up in Fairview creating many happy memories with his father and his brothers Blain, Ted, and Reed being involved in farming, sports, hunting, fishing, and telling tall tells.
Vaughn was educated in Fairview in his early years and later graduated from North Sanpete High School. Read the rest of this entry »

Gordon Clyde Green

September 9th, 2014

01/06/1936 – 09/09/2014

GreenGordonCrop2Gordon Clyde Green 78, passed away September 9, 2014 in Nephi, UT. Gordon was born on January 6, 1936 in Freedom, UT to Clyde G. Green and Clarissa Gee Green. He graduated from Moroni High School. He served an LDS Mission in the Spanish American Mission. He married Arcelia Marlene Sixko and they were married in the Manti LDS Temple November 26, 1958. They moved to Salt Lake where attended and graduated from Utah State University. Gordon and Marlene moved back to Moroni where he spent the rest of his life working hard for his family, and enjoyed his time working with his hands on the farm. Read the rest of this entry »

Samuel Arthur King (Art)

September 4th, 2014

4/15/1918 ~ 9/4/2014

Art King Obituary PhotoSamuel Arthur King (Art), beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend left this mortal world surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at the age of 96. Art was born in Spring City, Utah on April 15, 1918, to Emily Ann Haefeli and Christian Alonzo King. He married Ruth Wood on September 27, 1939, in the Manti Temple and settled in Ephraim, Utah. Art and Ruth raised four wonderful daughters, Ruth Diane King (Ron), Kathy King Frischknecht (Steve), Judy King Larsen (Ned), and Peggy King Kooyman (Keith), who into adulthood lovingly referred to him as “Daddy.”

Art was mild-mannered, had an even temperament, and respected and looked for good in everyone he met. He was a dedicated man and provider who adored his family, was a hard-working dairy farmer, an amazing storyteller, and a prolific world traveler. Read the rest of this entry »

Jennie Mae Brady

September 2nd, 2014

10/30/1922 – 09/02/2014

BradyJennieJennie Mae Brady, 91, Moroni, passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in Mt. Pleasant, UT. Born October 30, 1922 in Wales, UT the 4th of 14 children born to James Roscoe and Nellie Christensen. She married Reed N. Brady December 10, 1943 in Price, UT and together they blended and raised a family. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple December 16, 2000. Jennie was an amazing mother, grandmother, friend and confidante. She always did the “little things” that made the difference in each life she touched. She was also known as “Sweets” and “Boyfriend” to many of her family members. Read the rest of this entry »

Carol Frampton

September 2nd, 2014

02/17/1930 – 09/03/2014

FramptonCarolandCropOur sweet, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother Carol B. Frampton passed away September 2, 2014 at home with her two daughters by her side. She was born February 17, 1930, to Willis and Geneva Bennett Black in Fillmore, Utah. Mom was the middle child of seven children but didn’t have any problem with that role. She was loved by an older brother and two sisters and a younger brother and two sisters. She had many fond memories of growing up. After graduating high school she attended LDS Business College in Salt Lake and was very proud of her shorthand and typing skills. She returned to Fillmore and married Earl J. Frampton on June 17, 1955, in the Manti Temple. Read the rest of this entry »