Claudine Sharon Mitchell

February 28th, 2014

08/27/1937 – 02/28/2014

MitchellClaudineAdjusted2Claudine Sharon Mitchell 76 of Fillmore, UT passed away February 28, 2014 at Fillmore Community Medical Center. She was born August 27, 1937 in Fillmore, UT to Leon and Edna May Russell Martindale. Claudine was raised on her families farm they raised turkeys, hay, wheat and sugar cane which they made into molasses and sold. Claudine married John Lyman Mitchell and together they raised three children. She loved being outdoors gardening, tending the yard and watching birds. In later years she enjoyed reading and doing puzzles and going for rides to look at the old fields and the mountains. Most of all she loved her children and grandchildren. She was very close with her parents, her brothers and sister. Read the rest of this entry »

Bobbie J. Bills

February 18th, 2014

02/27/1937 ~ 02/19/2014

BillsBobCoupleCropBob J. Bills loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away February 19, 2014 in Nephi, Utah. He was born on February 27, 1937 to Bertha Saria Monson and Willard M. Bills. He married in 1962 in Ely NV to Mary Lavell Seely. Bob really enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing, taking pictures of nature, and crafts resembling his Native American heritage. He was a member of the Paiute Nation and Elder. He is survived by his children, Terry Bingham, Clearfield, UT; Danny (Michelle) Bills, New Hampshire; Jackie (Scott) Black, Mt. Pleasant, UT; Kathaleen (Randy) Dove, Nephi, UT; Todd Bills, Fairview, UT; Sylvia (Matt) Shelley Fayette, UT; Tristan Bills, Salt Lake City, UT; 25 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, two sons Rory and Bobie Lavell Bills, 2 grandsons and 1 granddaughter. Dad you will be greatly missed. We love You! Funeral service Tuesday February 25, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Rasmussen Mortuary (96 N 100 W) in Mount Pleasant, UT. Friends may call Monday from 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday from 1:00-2:00 p.m. both at the mortuary. Interment in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery. Online condolences at

Georgia Rasmussen Birch

February 18th, 2014

04/21/1932 – 02/18/2014

BirchGerogiaObitPhotoAfter a short separation, our dear mother, grandmother and friend, Georgia Rasmussen Birch, 81, returned home to our Heavenly Father and to the arms of her loving husband, Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
Georgia was the firstborn child of her parents, Lawrence and Veta LaRue Rasmussen, born April 21, 1932, in Holden Utah. She grew up in Flowell, Utah on the family farm. She attended all her school years in Fillmore and graduated from Millard High School. She met the love of her life, Leland J. Birch, on the school bus. They became high school sweethearts, and married for eternity in the Manti Temple, on January 8, 1951. They spent their early years in Pahvant, Utah. They relocated to Springville in 1957, where they built their family home and raised their four children. Read the rest of this entry »

Roger Frayne Christensen

February 11th, 2014

04/24/1939 – 02/11/2014

ChristensenRogerFixedRoger Frayne Christensen passed away at home in his sleep on Tuesday February 11, 2014 , he was 74. He was born April 24, 1939 in Chester, UT to Frayne Wilford & Pearl May Johansen Christensen. Roger married Gwen Karen Everett on February 10, 1960 in the Los Angels LDS Temple. He served 27 years in active and reserve military with the National Guard, Navy and Air Force. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Gwen, his daughters Jenny, Wendy, Emily April and Melissa, his sons Ken and Korey, his sister Marlene, and brothers Veon, Larry and Marlin. He leaves behind a legacy of 17 grand kids and 9 great grand kids. He was preceded in death by his daughter Terri and brother Garnel It is with a heavy heart that we say good bye but we know that he is in good company. Funeral services Saturday February 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Spring City LDS (Old Rock) Church. Friends may call Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. prior to services at the church. Interment in the Mount Pleasant City Cemetery.

Samuel Rees Dye

February 10th, 2014

07/12/1929 – 02/10/2014

DyeSamuelCropSamuel Rees Dye passed away on February 10, 2014, at the age of 84, while recovering from pneumonia at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah. Sam was born to Samuel Rees Dye and Mary Vivian Lamb Dye on July 12, 1929, in Wales, Utah, and was the youngest of four children. He married Mary Maxine Arnoldson in the Manti Temple on October 2, 1950, in Manti, Utah. He graduated from Moroni High School, where he was student body president. The caption under his yearbook picture was “Frank Sinatra of Moroni High School.” Sam learned mechanics and used that talent and knowledge for most of his employment through the years. Read the rest of this entry »

Edith Christianson Roberts

February 9th, 2014

05/14/1923 – 02/09/2014

RobertsEdith1944Our beloved mother and grandmother Edith Christianson Roberts passed away peacefully on February 9, 2014 surrounded by her family. She was born May 14, 1923 in Fairview, Utah to Sarah LaVina Brady and Fredrick Christianson. She graduated from North Sanpete High School. Mom married Douglas Roberts on June 30, 1941 and after the war they settled in Salt Lake City where they raised 7 children. She enjoyed playing board games, visiting family and friends, and loved wearing brightly colored dresses. She and Doug shared a love for world travel and had the opportunity to visit many different regions including Asia, Middle East, Europe, and New Zealand, the birthplace of her father. Read the rest of this entry »

William Garrett Heaps

January 30th, 2014

03/30/1985 – 01/30/2014

Garrett HeapsLt Junior Grade William Garrett Heaps was born March 30, 1985, in Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah. He returned to our Heavenly Father on Jan 30, 2014 in California. He was the third son of William and Alesia (Okelberry) Heaps. In May 2010 he married his high school sweetheart Betty Johanna (Cook) Heaps for time and all eternity in the Manti LDS temple in Manti, Utah. Betty is the daughter of Lawrence A and Jeannine (Lasson) Cook. In 2012 Garrett and Betty Jo were blessed with the light of their lives, a baby daughter named Aivee Jane Heaps. Read the rest of this entry »

Rex Calvin Moss

January 29th, 2014

04/09/1943 – 01/29/2014

MossRexCropOn Wednesday, January 29, 2014 our loving dad, husband, grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend, Rex Calvin Moss, successfully and honorably completed his time here on earth. Due to complications of surgery, at only seventy years young, Rex returned to live with his Father in Heaven. He is now reunited with his mother, father, and dear sister Judy Kindall (Jack) who preceded him in death.
Rex was born on April 9, 1943, in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Alma Etsel Moss and Gladys LaVella Cleverley who farmed near Ririe, Idaho. In 1951, with his parents, two older brothers and two younger sisters the family moved to a farm in Moore, Idaho. Rex survived polio as a young child. Read the rest of this entry »

Merrill Elmo Anderson

January 27th, 2014

12/02/1935 – 01/24/2014

AndersonMerrillDawnaLeeCropOur dear Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather and Brother, Merrill Elmo Anderson passed away peacefully on January 24, 2014 at Sanpete Valley Hospital. He was able to “go home” and be reunited with his eternal companion Nedra, along with his parents, sister, and relatives.
Merrill was born Dec. 2, 1935 in Standardville, Carbon County, Utah to Elmo and Beth Anderson. His family moved to Ftn. Green in 1943. He graduated from Moroni High in 1954 and married his high school sweetheart, Nedra Anderson, in the Manti LDS Temple on July 22, 1955.
Merrill attended Snow College and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Poultry Husbandry in 1958 and a Masters degree in Poultry Breeding from Utah State University in 1963. Read the rest of this entry »

Patricia Ann Lusk

January 25th, 2014

11/27/1938 – 01/25/2014

LuskPatriciaPatricia Ann Lusk, 75, passed away on January 25, 2014, in Provo, Utah. A memorial was held on January 28, 2014 at the Cedar Creek Ward Meetinghouse in Spring City Utah. She was born to Edward and Ann Ovesny Mulholland on November 27, 1938, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She married George Albert Stephen in 1957 in Orlando, Florida. They had four children: Colleen Lusk (Brent), Cynthia Shelley (Paul), David Stephen, and Susan Seay (Terry) then later divorced.
She graduated from St. James School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1956 and then worked as a secretary until her marriage. Her family enjoyed activities and family traditions over the years with her parents and her sister Dorothy’s family. She also loved playing pinochle with friends, bowling and golfing during those times. Read the rest of this entry »