Verden Dale Dent

October 23rd, 2017

12/03/1942 – 10/23/2017

DentVerdenOne of the hardest working people you would ever meet, Verden worked from sun up to sun down. He ran his own painting and wall paper business for many years. This was often side work performed after his regular job. A dedicated employee, he poured himself into his work. Lewiston City and Utah Power and Light benefitted from his loyalty. His work ethic was recognized as he moved progressively to better and better positions. He was always looking up at power poles and transformers wherever we went. He taught his children to conquer any task and stick with it until completed.
Fatherhood was uppermost on his mind. Every action in his life was for the betterment of his children. Read the rest of this entry »

Flora Stephenson Stewart

October 13th, 2017

01/05/1923 ~ 10/13/2017

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMeadow, UT: Flora Stephenson Stewart, 94, passed away peacefully at home on October 13, 2017. She was born January 5, 1923 in Holden, UT to Florence Wood and Elbert Stephenson. She married Parley Odell Stewart on September 30, 1946, in the Salt Lake Temple.
Flora was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in Primary and Relief Society. She was an excellent pianist and accompanied many musical numbers as well as playing in various church callings for 73 years. She loved music in any form and was happy to have visits from anyone who would perform for her. Read the rest of this entry »

Richard Reid Hansen

October 12th, 2017

11/11/1947 ~ 10/12/2017

RichardHansenRichard Reid Hansen passed away at his home on Oct 12, 2017. Richard lived most of his life in the Salt Lake City area but his heart was always in the mountains of Sanpete and Carbon Counties. He loved hunting and fishing, but those things were simply an excuse to spend time with his Family, friends and loved ones.
Richard grew up in Price and even as a boy couldn’t sit still. He was constantly busy, and that attitude persisted through his whole life. He was a hard worker and was always looking forward to his next big adventure. He loved taking his children, Laura and Bryan and their families with him wherever he went. Read the rest of this entry »

Gary Robert Danner

October 5th, 2017

10/10/1958 – 10/05/2017

Gary Robert Danner 58 of Fairview, UT passed away October 5, 2017 at his home in Fairview. He was born October 10, 1958 in Topeka, KS to Robert Max and Betty Louise Anderson Danner. Gary was a graduate of Orem High School in 1976. He loved hunting, golfing and fishing and was a huge NASCAR fan. His favorite drivers were Kasey Kahne and Bill Elliott. He is survived by his son, Bryan Gary Danner, Fairview, UT; Lacy Myers, Spanish Fork, UT & Bryce Myers, Provo, UT; brother, Jack (Bethany) Danner, New Castle, IN; 8 grandchildren; brother-in-law, Dean Farley. Preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Carla Lavina Farley and Lisa Louise Scott. Memorial service will be held Sunday October 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in the Fairview Red Church.

Mathel Walker Anderson

October 2nd, 2017

10/13/1926 ~ 10/01/2017

AndersonMathel006Mathel Walker Anderson peacefully passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Mathel Walker was born on October 13, 1926 in Lyman, Wyoming. She was the fourteenth child born to Levi Orson Walker and Amelia Jane Grow. Mathel was seven years old when her mother passed away. She was very close to her father and her siblings. She was the first in her family to graduate from High School and Seminary. She moved to Wales Utah to live with her sister Theo; that is where she met her sweetheart, LaRay Neal Anderson. They were married December 20, 1945. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple on June 13, 1946. Read the rest of this entry »

Gertrude Aileen Larsen

October 1st, 2017

March 9, 1942 – October 1, 2017

LarsenGertrudeGertrude Aileen Larsen age 75, passed away surrounded by family on October 1, 2017. She was born on March 9, 1942 to Soren Gottfred and Etta Marie Larsen in Spring City, Utah, the oldest of five children. She was raised in Spring City and attended her elementary school there, graduated from North Sanpete High School in 1960. Graduating from Snow College with an Associates Degree and Utah State University receiving a Bachelors of Arts in 1964. Aileen’s 40 plus years in a career of teaching began at East High School SLC, UT, then onto St. Anthony, Idaho she found her joy of teaching in Bancroft Idaho in 1967 where she taught for 32 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Rita Allred

September 22nd, 2017

05/28/1935 – 09/22/2017

AllredRita2Rita Sorensen Allred returned to her loving Heavenly Father on Friday, September 22, 2017 at home. She was born in Moroni, Utah on May 28, 1935 to Niels Peter and Blanche Sorensen. She was raised in Moroni and moved to Tulare, California her senior year, where she graduated from high school. Rita married Calvin M. Allred on November 23, 1953 in the Manti L.D.S. Temple. They are the parents of five children: Rowena, David, Keith, Colleen, and Karen. She was a full-time mother and homemaker and helped her husband run his sheep ranch operation. Rita loved being in the mountains surrounded by beauty and nature. She enjoyed creating a beautiful yard and home. She found joy and peace in listening to chirping birds, colorful flowers, white fluffy clouds, rainstorms, rainbows, and beautiful music. An accomplished pianist, she played for many funerals, accompanied many vocal and instrumental performers, and was the ward organist for many years. Read the rest of this entry »

LaRita Lucille Beck

September 21st, 2017

5/26/1934 ~ 9/21/2017

BeckLaRitaCropLaRita Lucille Peterson Beck passed away peacefully with her family by her side on September 21, 2017 in Mt. Pleasant, UT. She was born May 26th, 1934 in Indianola to Wallace and Lucile Peterson. She was married to Wayne G. Beck on June 10th, 1953. Their marriage was later solemnized on August 21, 1996 in the Manti LDS Temple. LaRita was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, co-worker, and friend. Her many talents consisted of intricate doilies, hankies, and afghans. She was an amazing seamstress. She enjoyed many years of thoroughbred horse racing, chasing their dream. Their yard was spectacular to all and she was very proud of her plate sized dahlia’s. Read the rest of this entry »

Roland Jessie Stevens

September 18th, 2017

9/10/1940 ~ 9/19/2017

StevensRolandCoupleRoland Jessie Stevens, 77 passed away peacefully in his home in Meadow, Utah after a courageous battle with lung cancer, Sept. 19, 2017. He was born Sept. 10, 1940 in Holden, Utah to Grant Seeley and Geneal Works Stevens.
In 1959 Roland graduated from Millard High School. Roland loved wood working and in his senior year of high school helped build his parents home in Holden, Utah. In 1959 he joined the U.S. Navy to see the world. He spent four years on the USS Hornet working as a boilerman. He married his sweetheart and love of his life, Janice Sue Jensen in Las Vegas, NV January 2, 1964. They were blessed to have a son Shawn R. (Nancy) Stevens and twin girls Melanie (Todd) Johnson and Marianne (Steve) Bjornson. Read the rest of this entry »

Mary Ann Sorensen

September 16th, 2017

10/3/1961 ~ 9/16/2017

SorensenMaryAnnCropMary Ann Sorensen, our loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and teacher passed away on Sept. 16, 2017 after a valiant fight with cancer. She never once complained of the pain or discomfort she was in and kept her sense of humor until the end.
She was born on Oct. 3, 1961 to Calvin and Mary Lu Garlick in Mt. Pleasant Utah. She grew up working hard on the family farm in Fairview Utah.
She graduated from North Sanpete High school where she had served in the Student Council, Drill Team, and Pep Clubs. She later attended Snow College.
She married Mark Ray Sorensen on Dec. 5, 1987 and lived in Spring City Utah. Together they had one daughter, Malinda Sorensen, who has been the light and joy of their lives. Read the rest of this entry »