Lee Roy Jackson

March 18th, 2019

9/8/1940 ~ 3/18/2018

JacksonLeeRoyCropLee Roy Jackson, age 78, passed away peacefully on March 18, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. Lee Roy was born September 8, 1940, in Fillmore, Ut to Della and Ray Jackson. He married his soulmate, Margaret Schecker, on February 12, 1977.
Lee Roy enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, restorations, road trips, car shows, anything with races and spending time with his friends and family.
Lee Roy was a devoted husband to his beautiful wife of 42 years. He was also a patient, loving, kind and fun father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; brother, Devoy; sons, Jerry, Frankie and grandson, Garrett. Read the rest of this entry »

Kevin Wayne Pyper

March 15th, 2019

8/17/1970 – 03/15/2019

PyperKevinKevin Wayne Pyper 48, was born on August 17, 1970 in Bellflower, California to Lee and Linda (Britton) Pyper. He died on March 15, 2019 at Utah Valley Hospital, Provo, Utah.
Kevin is survived by his parents Lee (Lee Ann) Pyper and Linda (Mark) Ontiveors; his siblings Matthew, Lori and Daniel (Keely); his beloved nieces that he co-parented with his ex-wife Pam for many years, Corteny Likes and Caydence Wolf; and his darling Haddi who provided unending support and love for him over the past several months; his uncles, aunts, cousins, and their families. His friends will miss him tremendously.
Services for Kevin will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Rasmussen Mortuary (96 North, 100 West, Mt. Pleasant, Utah) at 11:00 a.m. There will be a viewing on Tuesday March 19th from 5 – 7:00 p.m. and again on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. prior to service. Burial will follow in the Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Utah.

Marian Nielson Beck

March 12th, 2019

9/29/1934 ~ 3/12/2019

BeckMarianCropMarian Ruth Nielson Beck, 84, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 12, 2019, surrounded by her children at Alta View Hospital in Sandy, Utah. She was born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah on September 29, 1934, the daughter of Ruth Gunderson and Grant C. Nielson. Marian was raised in Mt. Pleasant by her loving grandparents Anna Rolph and Vern H. Gunderson, after her parents divorced early on in her life.
Marian graduated from North Sanpete High and married her High School sweetheart Allan L. Beck in 1953. They were married 25 years and were blessed with four children Mark Allan, Malinda, Marianne and Matthew. Read the rest of this entry »

Dale Stevens Mathews

March 9th, 2019

12/6/1930 ~ 3/9/2019

MathewDaleCropFillmore, UT; Dale Stevens Mathews went home to Heavenly Father and his loving wife and parents on Saturday, March 9, 2019; he was 88. He was surrounded by loved ones and passed away after a brave and determined battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Dale was born in a little farmhouse in Scipio, Utah to Richard Burke Mathews and Florence Alta Stevens and was the third of four children. The family later moved next door to a larger home and dairy farm where he was a very hard worker, as he was throughout his life. He graduated from Millard High School in Fillmore, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

Darwin Samuel Hunt

March 6th, 2019

6/29/1934 ~ 3/6/2019

DarwinhschoolphotoCropDadInSuit1999LtCropOn March 6, 2019 in Cedar City, Utah, Darwin Samuel Hunt returned to his heavenly home, where he was eternally reunited with his parents and other family. Darwin was born on June 29, 1934 in St. George, Utah to Royal Samuel Hunt and Phyllis Truman Hunt Bracken.
His early years were spent living the ranch life with his sisters and parents. Thirteen days before the attack on Pearl Harbor, his dad’s life was tragically taken by a ranch hand on the Hunt Ranch near Central, Utah, in Washington County. This event left a hole in his heart, and we rejoice in the reunion of father and son after a 77 year separation. Read the rest of this entry »

Lloyd S. Pendleton

March 3rd, 2019

8/23/1940 ~ 3/3/2019

PendletonLloydCropLloyd Sharp Pendleton, 78, who started as a cowboy in the dusty Utah desert, and later was known as the tireless “Energizer Bunny” champion of the downtrodden, died at home March 3, 2019 after a short but intense battle with cancer. Lloyd’s life reflected his beliefs; one person can make a difference, serving others is a privilege, and all people are his brothers and sisters.

After serving in the LDS Eastern States Mission, Lloyd decided to pursue an education at BYU graduating with a BA and MBA. His love for numbers took him into finance at the Ford Motor Company and his love of people then took him to work in the LDS church’s welfare system where he helped implement and expand Humanitarian Services and was also a loaned executive to assist various non-profit organizations around Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

Richard Lee Carlsen

February 21st, 2019

5/14/1938 ~ 2/21/2019

CarlsenRichardCropRichard Lee Carlsen, 80 of Ephraim, UT, passed away peacefully February 21, 2019 of natural causes at the Sanpete Valley Hospital in Mt. Pleasant, UT. Born May 14, 1938 to Melvin Richard & Lizzie Verona Hardcastle Carlsen in Murray, Utah.
Married Sandra Allen July 19, 1957 in Salt Lake City, UT, later sealed in the Mesa Arizona Temple.
Richard started his family life, following in his fathers footsteps, working on trains at Kennecott Copper Mine. After spending many decades in Mesa, AZ as a professional estimator in the mechanical contracting industry they moved back to Utah retiring in Ephraim. Richard and Sandra enjoyed serving in the Manti Temple and doing family history work. Read the rest of this entry »

Gene Garner

February 18th, 2019

9/19/1934 ~ 2/18/2019

GarnerEugene001CropGarnerEugeneCropHenry Eugene GARNER, Age 84, PASSED AWAY ON February 18, 2019 of Natural Causes. Gene was born on September 19, 1934 in Ogden, Utah. Son of Rulon Ballantyne and Lureene Whittaker Garner. He was preceded in death by his parents, his bother Rulon Grant and his Brother Norman James Garner. He is survived by his wife Regina and brother Blaine Whittaker Garner (Pat) of Sunset, Utah and Mary Ann Curry of Salt Lake City, Utah and many adoring nieces and nephews. Read the rest of this entry »

Calvin Rex Garlick

February 17th, 2019

4/26/1933 ~ 2/17/2019

GarlickCalvinCropCalvin Rex Garlick, age 85, returned to his Heavenly Father on Sunday, February 17, 2019. He was born April 26, 1933 to Ira and Hilda Garlick in Fairview Utah.
Calvin started at young age farming. He grew up helping his dad on the farm and at the age of eight, his dad gave him his own cow that he could milk and sell the cream for his own spending money. By the time he was 12, he was helping neighboring farmers with their hay by driving the horse teams and tromping hay for .25 cents a day. When he was 15, he got a summertime job at the Crandall Canyon Mine in Huntington Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

Kayla Loa Cheney Smith Green

February 14th, 2019

4/15/1944 ~ 2/14/2019

GreenKaylaFAIRVIEW– Kayla Loa Cheney Smith Green, 74, Payson, UT peacefully passed away in the Mountain View Hospital Feb. 14, 2019. Kayla was born April 15, 1944 the daughter of Reed and Loa Cheney of Fairview, UT.
Kayla studied nursing at Weber State. She married Jack Smith and had two sons Mike Smith and David Smith.
She went to barber school and she graduated and opened her own shop and spent all of her professional career cutting hair. Read the rest of this entry »