Judy Madsen

February 22nd, 2023

7/14/1946 ~ 2/22/2023

Judy Madsen, 76 of Ephraim, UT, passed away Wednesday evening February 22, 2023 at her home in Ephraim. Judy was born on July 14, 1946 in Seattle Washington to Frank E. And Lila Shomaker Gulbransen. She Married the love of her life, Steven Ray Madsen on September 12, 1964. Steve preceded her in death on September 16, 2016. She missed him dearly and is now finally reunited with him and her beloved parents.
Judy and Steve loved to travel, they went on many adventures together, She was an avid cross-stitcher and made hundreds of beautiful pictures. Her pets were her whole world, she loved them, dearly. Judy worked for many years at Ben Franklin in Ephraim. She enjoyed her friendships with her co-workers and the many people she met there. She later worked for Wal-mart until she was able to retire. She made many friends there also and was able to continue some of those precious friendships for many years. Read the rest of this entry »

Gloria Black

February 21st, 2023

9/20/1947 ~ 2/21/2023

On February 21, 2023, Gloria Winifred Broughton Black, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, auntie, and friend, passed away surrounded by love from her family.

Gloria was born in Manchester, Lancashire, England on September 20, 1947 to Joshua and Winifred Broughton; she was the youngest of three children. Her mother passed away when Gloria was 5 years old. Her father remained single and focused his devotion and efforts on raising Gloria and her brothers Graham and Malcolm. Gloria loved her father and told stories of his sacrifices for her and her brothers. She also told stories of how she felt safe walking in Manchester at night because of the protection of her brother Graham’s reputation and because her brother Malcolm was always close by. Read the rest of this entry »

Annalee Beck Perry

February 19th, 2023

10/23/1971 ~ 2/19/2023

Annalee Beck Perry passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her children on February 19, 2023 of Renal/Kidney failure. Annalee was born on October 23, 1971 to Edward & Barbara Ann Beck in Payson, Utah.
She graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1990. She married the love of her life David Perry on February 14, 1991. She had 2 children Raquel Ann and Garrett David Perry.
They moved to Fountain Green where they built a beautiful life together. She lost her love 15 years ago and what a glorious reunion they are having.
She has done Dialyses for 11.5 years at the Davita Dialyses in Provo and recently Salem Revere Dialyses Center. She drove herself to and from rain, shine and even in the snow. We would like to thank all of the nurses and tech’s that have shown so much love and care to her over the years. Read the rest of this entry »

Ruth Alene Stewart Brinkerhoff

February 18th, 2023

5/31/1939 ~ 2/18/2023

Ruth Alene Stewart Brinkerhoff passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her husband and family on February 18, 2023, at the age of 83. She will be remembered for her unwavering faith, dedication to her family, and service to others.

Ruth was born on May 21, 1939, in Fairview, Utah to Burke and Alene Stewart. She is the oldest of three children. She graduated from Davis High School in Layton, Utah. She married her high school sweetheart, Dan Brinkerhoff on July 17,1957. They were later sealed in the Logan Temple on July 17, 1960. She and Dan had 15 children. Her love for children was only surpassed by her love for her eternal companion, Dan. Read the rest of this entry »

Nellie May Lusk

February 11th, 2023

7/25/1977 ~ 2/11/2023

Nellie May Lusk 45, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Mt. Pleasant on Saturday February 11th 2023. She was born to Leslee and Kevin Lusk, sister to Angie (Todd) Perfitt, Mckade (Shae) Lusk, and Ally Durfee.

Nellie was born in Mt. Pleasant on July 25th 1977. She graduated North Sanpete High School in 1995 and lived the majority of her life in Mt. Pleasant. She was a passionate and talented artist and chef. She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. She also enjoyed rock hounding and collecting sea glass for her art. She was an avid dog lover. Her greatest passion was caring for her nieces and nephews. In 2015 she fought and won her battle with cancer and continued to participate in Relay for Life to help others with their battle. Read the rest of this entry »

Robert Keith Hedelius

February 10th, 2023

6/26/1926 ~ 2/10/2023

Robert Keith Hedelius 96, passed away February 10, 2023 in Payson, Utah.

He was born June 26,1926, the first of 5 children born to Emil Robert and Mary Vilate Lutz Hedelius. Robert, Mary, (who survives) Rulon, Frank, and Carl who preceded him in death.

He attended school in Rexburg, Idaho and Ogden Utah graduating from Madison High School in Rexburg. Shortly after high school graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy during World War II.

Following a short military career, he was honorably discharged. He attended and graduated from the school of veterinary medicine at Washington State University. While there he met and married his wife Anna Jean Ott In August of 1951. Read the rest of this entry »

Barry Alden Baker

February 8th, 2023

7/23/1938 ~ 2/8/2023

Barry Alden Baker, 84, of Ephraim, Utah, passed away unexpectedly at his home, February 8, 2023.  Barry was born on July 23, 1938, in Minersville, Utah, to Melba Irene Jameson and William Harold Baker. He spent his childhood working hard and playing hard on the family farm. He often reminisced of neighborhood friends helping the Baker brothers get their chores done so they could play a game of ball on the Baker property.

Barry graduated from Beaver High School in 1956. He attended Utah State University for a year before being called to serve a full time mission to New Zealand. He loved his mission; the experiences he had there set him up for a lifetime of missionary service. After his mission, Barry met Tamra Hyde; they were married for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on August 9, 1963. Read the rest of this entry »

Francine Gayle Fawcett

February 6th, 2023

10/2/1934 ~ 2/6/2023

Francine Gayle Fawcett was born on October 2nd, 1934 in Reno, Nevada to Frank Albert Luwe and Rena Ethel Smith. Francine was the second of three children. She had an older brother Jack and younger sister Trena. Growing up, she played games with neighborhood children and spent days at her grandmother’s home sharing stories.

She graduated from Reno High School in 1952 and went to college at the University of Nevada-Reno graduating in 1957 with a degree in Elementary Education. It was there she met her husband, Stanley Anthony Fawcett. Although Stanley was smitten, Francine took her time to come to the realization that Stanley was the man she would spend her life with. In August ‘57, a few short months after graduation, they were married. They were later sealed together in the Mesa Temple on April 28th, 1962 . Read the rest of this entry »

Michael Terry Davis

February 6th, 2023

Michael Terry Davis , 58, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother passed away suddenly on February 6th, 2023 in Milford, UT.
He was born August 17, 1964, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Norma Coombs and George Davis. He recently married his soul mate Janel Davis on November 11th, 2022.
Michael T. was a United States Army Veteran, who had a deep love for his country and his family. He was known best for his kindness and willingness to help anyone and everyone he could. He had a heart of gold that shined so brightly he left a loving mark on every soul he came across.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Norma Coombs; step-father, Frank Dunham; step-father, Fred Butler; and by his father George Davis. Michael is survived by his wife Janel Davis; daughter Aly Reed-Black (Brandon); granddaughter Ruthann; step-daughters Angel and Samantha Huff; sisters Sheila Greenwalt (Lee), Liz Payne (Cliff), Tasha Reed (Earl), Samantha Burila (David), his brother Norm Dunham (Talia), and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will he held at Rasmussen Mortuary Monday, February 13th, 2023 at 1:00 pm with a viewing starting 1 hour prior. Interment in the Ephraim Park Cemetery. There will be a drum circle ceremony following the graveside services hosted by Michael’s niece for those that want to take part.
We will be holding a viewing Saturday, February 11th 2023 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm for those that are unable to attend the funeral.

The Recording will be available to 60 days from the date of services.

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John L. Busenbark

February 5th, 2023

2/9/1955 ~ 2/5/2023

John L. Busenbark, 67 of Moroni, Utah, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2023. 
John was born February 9, 1955 in San Francisco, California to Duane and Fay Busenbark.   He grew up in Pacifica,California.  He married Susan Wysling (later divorced) and they had two sons, Timothy Duane Busenbark and Christopher Busenbark. 
While he was in high school, he would come to Utah and spend the summers in Jerusalem helping his Uncles Max and Jack on the farm.  He was a tow truck driver while he lived in California. He moved to Utah in 2002.  He enjoyed buying old vehicles and repairing them and helping family with car repairs.  He would also do snow removal and plow gardens for his friends in Moroni.  He was always willing to help out.  He looked forward to his Friday lunches at the Burger Bar with Alan, Brenda and Ross Bailey and Dewey. Read the rest of this entry »