Caroljoy Noorda Thompson

May 25th, 2017

12/25/1935 ~05/25/2017

ThompsonCaroljoyfixCaroljoy Noorda Thompson returned to her Heavenly Father on May 25, 2017. She was born on December 25, 1935 in Murray Utah, to Henry Noorda and Forest Adelaide Peterson. She was the first Christmas baby to be born that day and was born at home. Her parents heard carolers singing and because of the joy she brought to them, they decided to name her Caroljoy. She learned to play the organ and accordion. As a young girl she loved to ride her horses.
She married Vaughn S Thompson on November 7, 1952 in Salt Lake City, Utah, and they were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on June 25, 1970. They adored each other for 65 years. She had three daughters, LuAnn C. Bennett, (Jim), Lorie J. Howley, (Dave), Vonda Joy Strain, (Bryan). Read the rest of this entry »

Joseph Sterling Hanks

May 19th, 2017

4/26/1933 ~ 5/19/2017

HanksJosephJoseph Sterling Hanks, 1933-2017, Skyline Mountain Resort | Fairview, Utah, Born April 26th in Teasdale, Utah to Urban Van Hanks and Lena Gwen Allen. Died May 19th in the arms of his beloved and devoted wife Janis.
Preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Gordon and Maynard Hanks.
Survived by wife Janis, sisters Mary Ellen Potter and Raema Christensen, brother Walter E. Hanks, and children Allison/Rawlin, Jeffrey Gordon/Julie, Stephanie/Joli, Sterling Todd/Steven, Michelle/Noah, Joseph Darin, Joseph Sterling Jr./Lisa, 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 25th at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Pleasant North Stake Center (461 N. 300 W.). Visitation Wednesday from 6-8 p.m., and a final viewing Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m., both at the Stake Center. Interment will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, where military honors will be provided by The American Legion. Online condolence rasmussenmortuary.com

Gordon Everts Jr.

May 18th, 2017

EvertsGordonCropGordon Leonard “Gordy” Everts Jr. passed away May 11, 2017 in Denver, CO. He was born Septemeber 19, 1971 in Salt Lake City, UT to Gordon Leonard Everts Sr. and Paula Proveaux. He grew up in Kearns and Mount Pleasant, UT. “Gordy” enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting and spending time with his grandpa Everts. When he was little he had a smile that would melt your heart and loved joking around. He was very inquisitive and enjoyed tinkering with go-karts and taking things apart and not putting them back together. Survived by his daughter, Jecee; parents; 3 grandsons; siblings, Ricky (Cala) Everts, Tresa Scott, Toni (Andrew) Snarr. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Leonard Adolph Everts and Bessie Jensen Everts. Services Tuesday May 23, 2017 at 12:00 noon in the Mount Pleasant City Cemetery. Friends may visit from 11:00 am-12:00 pm in the Mount Pleasant City Cemetery. Online condolence rasmussenmortuary.com

Helen Syme

May 18th, 2017

03/06/1940 ~ May 22, 2017

SymeHelenCropHelen Hawkins Syme, 77 of Fountain Green Utah, passed away Tuesday May 16, 2017 peacefully in her home. Born March 6, 1940 in Wellington, Utah to Harold Floyd Hawkins and Virginia M Draper Hawkins. She was one of five children. Helen grew up in Wellington Utah, later married Clayton Soren Syme of Moroni Utah on November 3, 1961. Together they ran a motel in Soldier Summit, Utah. They later moved to Fountain Green, Utah where they made their forever home. Together they had two children Katherine Syme Orton and JoAnn Syme Nay. Helen worked at Moroni Processing Plant in the cafeteria, laundry, and evis. She also enjoyed cooking the meals for Clayton and the shearing crew while they were shearing sheep in Jericho. Read the rest of this entry »

Glendia A. Elliott

May 14th, 2017

1/12/1927 ~ 5/14/2017

IMG_0242Glendia A. Elliott, 90 of Ephraim, UT, passed away May 14, 2017, in the early hours of the morning surrounded by her loving family.
Born January 12, 1927 to Arthur & Adelaide Ralston Kentner in Bend, OR. She was one of five children Leneve, Albert, Mannet and Donna. Married Lyle Walter Elliott January 25, 1950.
Glendia had a passion for her family, knitting, gardening and quilting. She was the best cook and no one left her house hungry. She was the strongest, toughest, and most loving woman that we have ever known.
Glendia is survived by her children, Blenda, Arthur, Lilly, Beryl, Viola, Larry; 24 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; husband Lyle; children, Darlene, Arlene, Iris, Donald; granddaughter Michele.
Funeral services will be held Friday May 19, 2017 at 12:00 noon in the Ephraim LDS Stake Center (400 E Center) with a viewing one hour prior starting at 11:00 a.m. Interment in the Eprhaim Park Cemetery. Online condolence rasmussenmortuary.com

Colette Roach Dowling

May 11th, 2017

10/29/1956 ~ 05/10/2017

DowlingColetteCropDowlingColette2aColette Roach Dowling (60) died at home surrounded by her family on Wednesday May 10,2017 in Mt Pleasant, Utah. She was born on Oct.29,1956 to Roy and Iris (Willes) Roach.
Colette was very active in the Mt. Pleasant community for the past 14 years. She moved there after the death of her husband Mike Dowling. She helped at the senior citizen center and the ward. She touched many lives and was truly loved.
Colette was predeceased by son Shane Hepworth, father Roy Roach ,younger brother Dave Roach. She is survived by daughter Leslie Bair, son Ben Hepworth, mother Iris Roach, older sister Sue Hoffman and older brother Doug Roach,her three grandsons as well as many nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Saturday May 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant 2nd Ward Chapel (295 South State) followed with a luncheon for family and friends.

Henry Reid Howes

May 8th, 2017

April 27, 1926 – May 8, 2017

HowesHenryCropHenry Reid Howes passed away quietly, surrounded by family, in Payson, Utah on May 8, 2017. Reid was born to Clarence Heber Howes and Phoebe Mansor Howes on April 27, 1926 in Monroe, Utah. He was the fourth of six children. He grew up on the family ranch in Marysvale, UT. He served in WWII in the Navy from 1944-1946 where he was a machine gun operator on his ship. He attended Utah State University in Logan, Utah where he ran track for the Aggies. He served in the Midwestern States Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. When he returned he attended BYU University in Provo, Utah where he held the record for the 440 run (now known as the 400 meter run) for 12 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Leslie Boyd Hammond

May 8th, 2017

10/28/1944 ~ 5/6/2017

HammondLeslieObitLeslie Boyd Hammond passed away peacefully on the night of May 6 at his home, surrounded by his family. Leslie was born October 28, 1944 in Ogden, Utah to Delbert and Marie Hammond. He has shared 48 years of his life with his wife, Kathy Hill Hammond, whom he married on June 8, 1968.
He enjoyed his employment at the Deer Creek Coal Mine where he dedicated 30 or more years of his life. He also enjoyed working on his mountain property in Schofield, helping his best friend (Grant Smith) with his ranch, hunting, fishing, building, splitting wood, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Read the rest of this entry »

Dean Maurice Corcoran

May 5th, 2017

CorcoranDeanObitDean Maurice Corcoran passed away May 5, 2017 at Utah Valley Hospital after a valiant fight with Lung Cancer. He was born in Miles City, Montana to William Henry & Mary Rosella Askern Corcoran on December 20, 1941. He married his wife of 53 years Carol Jean Farley on March 27, 1964 in Mt Pleasant, UT. Dean & Dan a twin were raised in Mt Pleasant by a sister after the passing of their parents. He graduated from North Sanpete High School where he excelled in football. Dean and Carol Jean lived in Salt Lake for a short time then moved to Las Vegas where they lived for 35 years. While living in Vegas Dean worked as a meat cutter and a carpenter. Read the rest of this entry »

Bly McKee Nixon

May 5th, 2017

09/16/1918 – 05/05/2017

Track 1Bly Nixon 2Bly Nixon 1Bly McKee Nixon, age 98, passed away peaceably at her home in Holden, UT on Friday, May 5, 2017. She felt it a wonderful blessing to be able to stay in her comfortable surroundings while enjoying her family and friends close by.

Born September 16, 1918 in Holden, UT to Vorda and Nettie Hunter McKee, Bly was the third of nine children. She learned to love work as a young child helping with the family farm and also how to have fun while doing it. She was a graduate of Millard High School and the seminary program. She married Cecil C. Nixon on Sept. 2, 1938. Read the rest of this entry »