Elizabeth “Beth” Coleise Terkelsen

June 27th, 2016

3/7/1975 ~ 6/27/2016

TerkelsenElizabethCropElizabeth “Beth” Coleise Terkelsen, 41, Mountainville, Utah, passed away peacefully June 27, 2016 surrounded by her loving family in Provo, Utah. Born March 7, 1975 to Wilford Junior & Dona Mae Petersen Terkelsen in Provo, Utah.
She attended Westridge Elementary for a short time and then Oakridge Elementary both in Provo and then attended North Sanpete High School where she graduated. Beth was a very loving, kind, caring and polite person. She made everyone feel important and reminded them that they were a child of God. Beth loved music so much that every year she needed a new cassette player for Christmas to replace her worn-out one. She loved to watch the Disney Princess movies. Beth was a Special Olympian. Read the rest of this entry »

Loruen L Lewis

June 24th, 2016

2/06/1940 ~ 12/2/2015

LewisLoruenrixCropLoruen L Lewis, passed away December 2, 2015, in Provo, Utah at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center. He was born February 16, 1940 in Victorville, California to Norma Mae and William Freeman Lewis.
He loved visiting with his children being a part of their lives spending time with them and their families. Outdoor fun for him was camping, fishing, boating and going to the races. If there was a race on you could be sure he was watching. He was planning to marry in March of this year to his fiancee’ Linda. They were going to live in Kanosh. Having his brother Jim close to him again meant the world to him. Spending time with his friends, always working on projects together or just having them around gave him a lot of happiness. Read the rest of this entry »

Phyllis “Maxine” Llewellyn

June 23rd, 2016

8/21/1917 ~ 6/23/2016

LlewellynPhyllisCropPhyllis Maxine Llewellyn, 98, of Henderson, NV, passed away peacefully on June 23, 2016. She was born on August 21, 1917 to Parley Adelbert Allred and Elizabeth Burnside Allred in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. She married David Elmo Llewellyn on September 21, 1934. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple, April 19, 1954.
She lived most of her adult life raising her family in Los Angeles, California. Eventually her health required her to move to Henderson, Nevada to live with her daughter and closer to other family members.
Maxine enjoyed reading, baking, cooking, sewing, and playing games. Read the rest of this entry »

SueZanna Sylvester

June 22nd, 2016

8/2/1937 ~ 6/22/2016

SylvesterSueZannaCropSueZanna Sylvester passed away June 22, 2016. She was born to Percy and LaVell Wittwer, August 2, 1937 in Hurricane, Utah. She was the second child of four children. She was preceded in death by her older brother DeLoy and has two surviving sisters, Paula Anderson and Elaine Rowley.
SueZanna spent her youth in LaVerkin, Utah, which she considered “God’s country”, surrounded by grandparents, uncles and aunts. She was talented in every way and was a kind and gentle soul. In 1945 her father died. She moved from Orem to LaVerkin where her mother built a home for them. In 1961 she met and married Leon R. Sylvester in the St. George Temple. They raised 11 children and made a home for 4 placement children. Read the rest of this entry »

Sally Jo East

June 17th, 2016

3/23/1947 ~ 6/17/2016

EastSallySally passed away peacefully surrounded by family at her home on June 17, 2016. Sally was born to Van Wiley and Betty Coppinger in Salina, Utah on March 23, 1947.
She graduated from Piute High school, and later received her associates in business and finance from Salt Lake Community College.
She enjoyed fishing, camping, traveling and the outdoors. She had many roles in her life, and in all of them she was the boss.
She is survived by her husband, Tom East; mother Betty Wiley, mother-in-law Lucille H. East, daughter Michelle Huntsman-Tessers (Frits); granddaughter Chelsey Jo Huntsman; siblings, Jeremy (Janine), Marcia Tobiasson, Roma Henrie (Raymond), Bill, and Tom. Read the rest of this entry »

Gerald Mack Cooper

June 17th, 2016

8/17/1932 ~ 6/17/2016

CooperGeraldCropGerald Mack Cooper, 83, of Ephraim, Utah was reunited with his parents and siblings on Friday, 17 June 2016. He passed away quietly and peacefully in Provo from respiratory failure.
Gerald was the youngest of five children, born 17 August 1932 in Nephi to John Victor Cooper and Edna Blanche Draper. He learned to work hard on the family farm. As his dad’s “Pal,” he spent many early and long hours milking the cows. He served two years in the Army Corps of Engineers, in the South Pacific. Married Zina Beth Phillips in 1956, later divorced. Read the rest of this entry »

Bobbie Baker / Weiner

June 8th, 2016

4/30/64 ~ 6/8/16

DraperBobbieJo1Bobbie Baker/Weiner, loving mother of eight children and grandmother to seventeen grandchildren, passed away June 8th, 2016. She passed away in Fairview, Utah at the age of 52.
Bobbie’s whole life was her kids, Jason, Jodi, Kendra, Ashlee, Vincent, Erik, and Shelbi. Bobbie would say that her kids “were her K.A.V.E.S.” She was a giving mother, always finding a way to make her children’s and those around her lives better.
Bobbie loved to crochet, tend to animals, do crafts, and garden. Bobbie was a certified dental assistant and held a myriad of jobs over the years. She graduated from Provo high school in 1982.
Bobbie was born on April 30th, 1964 to Robert and Nedra Weiner in Payson, Utah. She loved her siblings and grew up in a loving family.
Bobbie is a strong member of the LDS church. Her husband, Jesse, and seven kids keep her in their hearts.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, June 13th at 11a.m. at the Mountainville Ward in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. 461 North 300 West Mount Pleasant Utah 84647.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to Bobbie’s husband Jesse Baker via Rasmussen Mortuary 96 North 100 West Mount Pleasant, Utah 84647. Online condolence rasmussenmortuary.com

Don Merton Whitman “Pa”,

June 3rd, 2016

2/19/1926 ~ 6/3/2016

WhitmanDonCropDon Merton Whitman “Pa”, 90 of Wales, Utah; passed away June 3, 2016 surrounded by loved ones. Born February 19, 1926 to Frank Merton & Frances Ada Staggs Whitman in Custer, WA. Married Roberta Louise Nelson May 26, 1945 in Seattle, WA later solemnized February 6, 1962 in the Logan LDS Temple. Don worked passionately his entire life to care for loved ones and those less fortunate. He was a member of the LDS church and held many callings including being a Ward Clerk for many years and a Ordinance Worker in the Manti LDS Temple. Read the rest of this entry »

Gladys June Eckman Sorensen

May 30th, 2016

6/5/1926 ~ 5/30/2016

SorensenGladysCropGladys June Eckman Sorensen, 89 of Fairview, UT, passed away peacefully May 30, 2016 surrounded by her family. Born June 5, 1926 to Roy W & Gladys Eckman in Murray, UT. Attended Granite High School, married Duane I Sorensen April 24, 1943 in SLC, Utah. She loved the outdoors, family, friends and she loved to crochet afghans for her entire family.
June is survived by her children, Betty (Chet) Andersen, Fairview, UT; Judy Wright, Mt. Pleasant, UT; Geraldine McCullough, Fairview, UT; Gregory (Natalie) Sorensen, Salina, UT; Debbie (Rick) Woolsey, Fairview, UT; Pinky (Bud) Schear, Fairview, UT; sisters Ruby Daybell; Joyce Snyder; 33 grandchildren; 83 great-grandchildren 26 great great-grandchildren. Read the rest of this entry »

Velma S. Petersen

May 30th, 2016

1/3/1939 ~ 5/30/2016

20150327_120636Velma S. Petersen, 77 of Mt. Pleasant, UT passed away May 30, 2016 in Nephi, UT. She was born on January 3, 1939 to Orlin Adelbert and Veone Smith Simons. Velma was a high school graduate, a home maker, and worked for a time at Terrels Grocery Store. She is survived by her children, Keith Petersen of Spring City, UT; Wayne Petersen of Mt. Pleasant, UT; Colleen Reed, Mt. Pleasant, UT; and Julie Owens of Texas; seven grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren; a brother Larry (Kathyn) Simons of Salt Lake City, UT. She was preceded in death by her parents; son Steven Dean; sisters, Sheraldine Daniels, Sue Ann Stulce, and Ruth Simons. Graveside services Friday June 3, 2016, at 12:00 P.M. in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery. Condolences at rasmussenmortuary.com.