08/18/1948 ~ 04/01/2013
Daniel Kent Olsen, beloved husband, father, and brother passed away at the age of 64, on April 1, 2013 after a long and valiant battle of many health challenges. He was born on August 18, 1948 in Payson, Utah to Daniel Ward Olsen and Deon Tew. At 19, he served a 2 ½ year mission to Denmark. He married Kathleen Snarr on June 25, 1971 in the Manti Temple. He graduated from Snow College with an Associates in Science and Weber State College with a Bachelor’s degree in Police Science. Much of Kent’s life was spent in service to others. He served as a scout leader in various capacities for over 27 years and received the Silver Beaver Award. He served as a volunteer in many organizations including being an EMT (25 years), volunteer fireman, and Hunters Safety instructor. Read the rest of this entry »
01/21/1943 – 03/24/2013
Clinton Harry Kinsman passed away March 24, 2013 surrounded by his family at Sanpete Valley Hospital after battling a long-term illness. He was born January 21, 1943 in Salt Lake City to Ezra Lucius and Violet Viva Sanders Kinsman. Married Thelma Sharlene Sullivan February 6, 1964 in Elko, Nevada. Preceded in death by his parents, two infant children Deborah Lynne and Larry Neil; brothers George LeRoy, Eugene Lamar, Daniel Lester I. Survived by his wife T. Sharlene, daughter Peggyann (Brent) Olson, son LeRoy Eugene (Melissa) Kinsman, granddaughter Ashley Louise Olson, brother Donald Joseph (Ada) Kinsman, sister Susan (Leonard) Druce.
Graveside services will be held Friday March 29, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery (10600 South 1700 East, Sandy, UT). Viewing will be held Friday preceding graveside services at Rasmussen Mortuary (96 N 100 W Mt. Pleasant, UT) from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
07/10/1937 – 03/18/2013
Russell W. Crook 75 of Kanosh, UT passed away having fought a good fight with diabetes and was always cheerful and smiling right to the last, at his home in Kanosh, UT surrounded by his family and friends March 18, 2013. Russell was a Rancher and a farmer who loved raising and over seeing the cattle operation with is family and growing the little spouts also known as grandkids, with our wonderful mother, his lovely bride Karen Chapman of 57 years. He was respected and well liked by many, he always went out of his way to help others. Russell was born in Heber City, UT. Read the rest of this entry »
05/06/1943 – 03/15/2013
Duane Higbee Ekins, 69, passed away unexpectedly March 15, 2013, at his home in Delta, Utah. Born to Walter and Roma Ekins on May 6, 1943, in Delta, Utah. He graduated from Delta High School; attended College of Southern Utah in Cedar City, and graduated from Utah State University in 1966.
Duane taught at Tooele High School for three years; was a partner with his dad and brother, Eldon, in Ekins Dairy for 16 years; returned to teaching at Delta High School for the next 20 years, retiring in 2005. He married his wife and sweetheart of 50 years, ElDean Greener (Charlie), on August 4, 1962. Read the rest of this entry »
01/04/1953 – 02/27/2013
Karen Gustaveson Lee, 60 passed away at her home in Glendive, MT Wednesday February 27, 2013 of respiratory failure. She was born January 4, 1953 in Ft. Bragg, NC. Karen grew up mostly in Utah, spent her prime years in Hawaii and also lived in California, Virginia and Wyoming enjoying the best of everything wherever she went. After receiving an honorable discharge from the Navy in 1981, she then returned to Utah and enjoyed her career in concrete and construction working alongside her brothers, Scott and Clark. She was a very hard worker and often worked circles around the rest of the crew. She was an avid reader and explorer. Read the rest of this entry »
11/03/20013 – 03/12/2013
Zola Anderson Ruesch returned to her heavenly father on March 12, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was born November 3, 1922 to Lamont and Marvella Anderson in Wales, Utah. She was the second child and only daughter. Zola attended high school in Moroni. She graduated in May 1940.
She met the love of her life Bert Andrew Ruesch and they were married on February 6, 1946 in the Manti Temple. They were married for 66 years.
She has always been a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Zola’s family always came first. She took pride in her home and yard. Read the rest of this entry »
08/18/1960 – 03/06/2013
Allen Dean Jensen, 52, returned to his heavenly father peacefully on March 6, 2013 in Nephi, Utah. Allen was born August 18, 1960 to Dean and Carma Jensen.
Allen’s life was a life full of service. It started early growing up in a small grocery store in Moroni, Ut. helping customers to serving an LDS mission in Indiana and various church callings to fixing furnaces in the dead of winter for any who needed help. Read the rest of this entry »
02/21/1925 – 03/05/2013
Charles Wayne Crispin 88 of Fairview, Utah passed away March 5, 2013 incident to age. Born February 21, 1925 to Clarence Cornelius Crispin and Lillian Belle Jewell. Survived by his step children, Linda (Clint) Campbell; Tony Archuletta; Betty (Chet) Andersen; Judy Wright; Geraldine Mccullough; Gregory (Natalie) Sorensen; Debbie (Rick)Woolsey; Pinky (Bud) Shear; sisters, Norma Riley; Madeline Thomas; and three special grandchildren, Chad (Tammy) Campbell; Amanda (Jared) Andersen; Amber (Orson) Ludvigson who were his pride and joy. Read the rest of this entry »
09/11/1922 ~ 03/03/2013
Inez George Beeston, Our dear wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend returned home peacefully to her Father in Heaven on Sunday, March 03, 2013.
Inez was born September 11, 1922 in Kanosh, Utah to Artemesia Palmer George and Preal George. She has two brothers, Lloyd and Cecil, and one sister, Eloise. She attended Stevens Henagar College in Salt Lake City and BYU in Provo. She fulfilled a LDS mission to the Northwestern States. She married the love of her life, James Albert Beeston in the Salt Lake Temple February 26, 1946. Read the rest of this entry »
02/01/1926 ~ 03/03/2013
Renan Staples Stevens passed away on Sunday morning, 3/3/2013 at the Fillmore Community Medical Center. She was born February 1, 1926 in Kanosh, Utah to Melba Lucille Whitaker and Owen Crane Staples and grew up with ten siblings. On November 4, 1944, she married Reuben Stevens in the Salt Lake Temple and made a home in Holden, Utah. They are the parents of six children: Sonja (Robert) Day, Melba Anne (Larry) Trimble, Robert (Ralene) Stevens, Gloria (Danny) Veenendaal, Bradley (Dawn) Stevens, and Lila Jean (Mike) Kalawaia. They have 19 grandchildren and 38 great grands. Read the rest of this entry »