Don LaMont Sorensen

September 6th, 2018

7/9/1930 ~ 9/6/2018

SorensenDon002CropSPRING CITY – Don Lamont Sorensen, 88, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018. Don was born July 9, 1930 to Joseph Lamont and Thelma Watson Sorensen in Spring City, Utah. Don grew up in Spring City and attended school in Spring City and Mount Pleasant. While growing up he helped his dad herd sheep and later became a sheep herder for the town herd. He worked construction and moved to Salt Lake City to work for Interstate Brick. In July, 1951, he was drafted into the US Army and served in Korea for 16 months.
Upon his return he went back to work at Interstate Brick, where he worked 33 years until he retired. He married Shirley Marie Lund of Fountain Green, November 20, 1953. Read the rest of this entry »

Clifton Glen Livingston

September 2nd, 2018

12/23/1928 ~ 9/2/2018

LivingstonGlenClifton Glen Livingston Jr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday September 2, 2018. Glen was born December 23, 1928, in Moroni, Utah, to Clifton Glen Livingston Sr. and Minnie Irene Nielsen Livingston. He married the love of his life, Nell Anderson, on September 1, 1947. They spent their 71st Anniversary together the day before his passing as he lovingly cared for his sweetheart through his last breath. They are the parents of 4 children. Glen was a spiritual man who loved the Lord. He will be remembered most for taking care of and loving his family. Read the rest of this entry »

Larry Gardell Osborne

August 28th, 2018

07/05/1937 -08/28/2018

OsborneLarry001CropLarry Gardell Osborne, 81 of Fairview, UT died August 28, 2018 in Provo, UT. He was born July 5, 1937 in Fairview, UT to Gardell and Alta Amundsen Osborne. He graduated from North Sanpete High School, Snow College, and Utah State University. Larry served in the US Army from 1960-1965. Married Baerbel Weber while stationed in Germany in 1964. They had 2 children, Patti (Mike) McCormack, New York; Chris Osborne, Salt Lake City, UT. They later divorced. He worked at the Veteran’s Hospital in Salt Lake City as a Cardiology Technician and after retirement he moved back to Fairview, UT. He enjoyed hunting, riding horses and herding sheep in his younger years. He was a great fan of John Wayne and his home is full of John Wayne memorabilia. He was also an avid follower of baseball and enjoyed playing golf in his later years. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Jeanette Terry. Survived by his children, two sisters, LaWana Shepherd, Spanish Fork, UT; Jeri Brady, Fairview, UT; and brother-in-law, Ross Terry, Fairview, UT and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday September 4, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Rasmussen Mortuary (96 N 100 W)Mt. Pleasant, UT. Friends may call Tuesday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. at the mortuary prior to services. Interment in the Fairview City Cemetery.

Lida Verene Jensen Rostron

August 26th, 2018

4/18/1936 ~ 8/26/2018

RostronIdaVereneCropLida Verene Jensen Rostron, 82 of Spring City, Utah passed away August 26th, 2018 surrounded by loved ones. Verene was born April 18th, 1936 to Max Gilbert Jensen and Lida B Christiansen Jensen.
During high school she met her Eternal Sweetheart Zeldon Roy “Tut” Rostron, who she married on October 28th, 1954 in the Manti Temple.
When Verene was 21 she was involved in an accident that changed not only her life but Roy’s life as well. The accident left her paralyzed from the waist down, but that didn’t stop her from living her life. Roy and Verene shared a sacred bond that few will ever know. Read the rest of this entry »

Esther Peel Blackham Randall

August 21st, 2018

2/24/1927 ~ 8/21/2018

RandallEster1aEsther Peel Blackham Randall, 91, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2018. She was the ninth of twelve children born to John Henry Lemuel Peel and Esther Matson, in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, on February 24, 1927. She graduated from North Sanpete High School and attended Utah State University. She enjoyed gardening, reading, cooking, and sewing, where her handwork was unmatched. Esther married Samuel Garnell Blackham October 14, 1949 in the Manti Utah Temple and they became the parents of four children: Nancy, Scott, Larry, and Esther. After Sam’s passing in 1964, Esther married Merrill Dan Randall on January 30, 1976, and welcomed his three children: Dana, Scott, and Mike, into her family. Together she and Dan bought YLI Corporation, which developed into an internationally respected thread and silk ribbon distribution business. Esther became the creative genius in that venture, publishing two books, and using her exceptional silk ribbon embroidery skills to teach classes to numerous people around the world. Later Dan and Esther acquired the Christian Peel Family Homestead, where Esther lived as a child, and developed it into 39 acres of bliss providing royal hospitality for family members and friends. Read the rest of this entry »

Melville LeRoy Tomkinson

August 15th, 2018

11/30/1925 ~ 8/15/2018

TomkinsonRoyBIGMelville LeRoy Tomkinson, (Roy), 92, returned to his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in the Fillmore Hospital. Roy was born November 30, 1925 to Melville Alexander and Nona Call Tomkinson on the family farm in Flowell, UT where he learned to work hard, be dependable and get along with what he had.
Roy graduated from Millard High School in 1944 and was drafted into the Army where he served in the Phillipines and Guam. He married his sweetheart, Gloria Swallow in the Manti Temple November 30, 1948. Read the rest of this entry »

Karl Spencer Bessey

August 12th, 2018

5/25/1957 ~ 8/12/2018

Karl Bessey Obit photoCropKarl Spencer Bessey, 61, of Ephraim died Sunday August 12, 2018 after a brave seven month battle with cancer. He was born May 25, 1957 in Mt Pleasant, the only son of Douglas Lee Bessey and Sibyl Olsen Bessey of Ephraim.In 1977 he married JoAnn “Lita” Loosle in Las Vegas, NV. They had 4 children together. In 2018 he remarried to Cathy Noel Werking at the Sanpete County Courthouse in Manti.
Karl was employed at Deer Creek Mine for 22 years where he was a certified electrician and fire boss and was well loved by his coworkers for his work ethic and sense of humor. Read the rest of this entry »

Nancy Louise Jacobsen

August 11th, 2018

7/14/1945 ~ 8/11/2018

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“Together Again”
Nancy Louise Jacobsen passed away on August 11, 2018 surrounded by her family.
Nancy was born on July 14, 1945 In Salt Lake City Utah. She married James D. Jacobsen on June 14, 1963 Together they had three children, Wade (Diane) Annette (Kevin) Natalie Jacobsen (Deceased). They have six grandchildren Kevin, Colby, Cameron, Jordan, Camie, and Hannah. They have eight great grandchildren. Read the rest of this entry »

Andre LaMont Dingemanse

August 10th, 2018

2/1/1973 ~ 8/8/2018

DingemanseAndreCropAndre LaMont Dingemanse, 45, Fairview, passed away August 8, 2018, unexpectedly at his home.
This man was more than just a son, brother, dad, or friend, he was a man who cared about people. He had a zest for life that bordered on the side of dare-devil, but held a big heart that loved to help others in need. He had an infectious laugh that he used in combination with his burly whisker growth to hide his sensitive side.
Andre was born February 1, 1973, to Adriaan and Grace Dingemanse in Mt. Pleasant, UT, and resided with his family in Oak Creek just north of Fairview. He was the fourth of five children, coming in line between his two sisters. Growing up, he loved to tease his sisters, especially the older one, almost contsantly. These three younger children were like the 3 Musketeers during a large portion of their years growing up. Read the rest of this entry »

Joyce Olsen Parry

August 10th, 2018

6/26/1930 ~ 8/10/2018

Joyce ParryCropOur loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend Joyce Olsen Parry, 88, passed away August 10, 2018 in Centerfield, Utah. She was born June 26, 1930 to Harvey and Goldie Olsen in Moroni, Utah. She married her college sweetheart Wilford Dean Parry, July 7, 1951 in Manti, Utah.

Joyce’s greatest love was her family. She was a wonderful and dedicated mother and grandmother. Anyone who ever stopped by “Grandma’s” house was sure to be greeted by an always-ready supply of toys and treats. Joyce was an amazing cook and was the first to bring a meal to anyone who was sick or in need of care. As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Joyce also served those in her community in many capacities. Read the rest of this entry »