Glenn Kimball Mower

January 10th, 2018

11/26/1945 – 01/10/2018

MowerGlennObitCropGlenn Kimball Mower 72 of Fairview, UT passed away peacefully surrounded by family at his home early Tuesday morning January 10, 2018 after a valiant year long battle with cancer. Glenn was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to so many. He will be remembered for his generous nature, contagious laugh, strong spirit and kind heart. Born November 26, 1945 at his family home in Fairview, UT to Grant Kimball & Altha Marie Mower. Glenn grew up on his family farm with his four sisters. He attended all the local schools and was active in the LDS Church. In high school he played baseball, was in the choir and played the drums and the accordion in the band. He was also a member of a band, “The Sundowners” with some of his friends. Read the rest of this entry »

George August Duden

January 8th, 2018

4/8/1929 ~ 1/8/2018

DudenGeorgeCropGeorge August Duden, 88 of Mt. Pleasant, UT, passed away January 8, 2018. Born April 8, 1929 in Webster City, Iowa to John & Juanita Wilson Duden. Married Coral Ann Buchanon Duden November 24, 1963 in Gerlach, Nevada. He is survived by his children Tamara (Kim) Roberts, Littlefield, AZ; Michael (Mikkel) Golden, Hideaway Valley, UT; Mariann (Steve) Allen, Mt. Pleasant, UT; Amy (Joseph Otteson) Duden, Mt. Pleasant, UT; sister Norma Burger, AZ; brother Harry Janvrin, DesMoine, IA. Preceded in death by his parents, wife Coral; son Jeffrey Wayne Duden; sisters, May Ludwig and Wynoka Heidick.
Funeral services will be held Friday January 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Rasmussen Mortuary (96 N 100 W, Mt. Pleasant, UT) with a viewing prior to services starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Mortuary. Interment in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery under the care of Rasmussen Mortuary.

Peggy Rue Stewart Mower

January 3rd, 2018

7/6/1925 ~ 1/3/2018

Peggy MowerPeggy Rue Stewart Mower passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was 92 years old.

Peggy was born on July 6, 1925, in Fairview, Utah to Lanson and Sarah Stewart. Peggy spent her childhood growing up and attending school in Fairview, Utah. Singing on street corners with her teenage friends was a treasured childhood memory. From the time Peggy was a little girl she knew she wanted to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. In 1946 she accomplished this goal when she was called to serve in the Western States Mission, which covered Beatrice and Omaha, NE and Albuquerque, NM. Read the rest of this entry »

Ruth Beck Christiansen

December 31st, 2017

1/29/1919 ~ 12/31/2017

ChristiansenRuthCrop2Ruth Beck Christiansen 98 years old, passed away in St. George, Utah on December 31, 2017. Ruth was born January 29, 1919 in Centerfield, Utah to Newman Joseph Beck and Stella Petrina Myrup Beck she was the first girl and fourth born in a family of 8. She was raised in Centerfield where she learned the value of hard work by working on the family farm and then going home to help her mother prepare meals and clean. This work ethic followed her throughout her life. She married her sweetheart Harold McNeil Christiansen on October 14, 1937 in Richfield, Utah they were later sealed on August 10, 1951 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They were married for 69 years before Harold passed away in 2006. Read the rest of this entry »

Dorothy Florence Shumway Jensen

December 31st, 2017

1/3/1931 ~ 12/31/2017
“Together Again”

JensenDorothyCropDorothy Florence Shumway Jensen passed away peacefully on December 31, 2017. She was born on January 3, 1931 in Omak, Washington to parents Edwin Elias Shumway and Ina Mabel Peasley. She was raised in the Omak area working with her family in the apple orchards and helping take care of her younger sister, Lola Lee Shumway.
She graduated from Omak High School and went to Spokane, Washington for nurses training. While attended nursing school she met Ray A. Jensen on a blind date. They fell in love and were married on July 25, 1951 just before he shipped off to Japan with the air force. Upon his return they lived in Spokane where their two children were born. After a couple years they were transferred to Moses Lake, Washington, while there she worked at the Lamb-Weston Potato Plant and she saved for the down payment on the farm they purchased in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

Rachel Hansen Syme

December 30th, 2017

5/3/1921 ~ 12/30/2017

SymeRachelRachel Hansen Syme, 96 of Fountain Green, Utah returned to her Heavenly Father and her loving husband December 30, 2017 at Central Valley Medical Center in Nephi, Utah.
Rachel was born May 3, 1921 in Fountain Green, Utah. She was the 5th child born to Hyrum N. Hansen and Alice Ostler Hansen. At the tender age of 3, her mother passed away after delivering twin daughters, Dora and Doris.
Rachel was raised by her father, older brothers, sisters, and aunts, but mostly by her Aunt Nellie Aagard.
Rachel married Eugene Theron Syme in 1938. They had 3 children: Helen, Morris, and Ronald. She was a helpmate to her husband, always ready to go for machinery parts, weigh hay or coal for Syme’s Coal and Feed, and run their paint and appliance store. Later on, she provided work for many of the young people in town. Read the rest of this entry »

Loria Mae Gibby McKinney

December 27th, 2017

1/16/1929 ~ 12/19/2017

McKinneyLoriaCropLoria Mae Gibby McKinney, 88 of Bountiful, UT passed away December 19, 2017. She was born January 16, 1929 in Los Angeles, CA to James Melvin Gibby and Bonita Mae Bingham as the third of five children.

Following WWII Loria met Hawley Grant McKinney of Salt Lake City, Utah. They were married in the Salt Lake City Temple on 28 August 1946. And so began the greatest love story we have ever witnessed.

Our Mother and Father loved us unconditionally and because we saw their love for each other we knew that we were greatly blessed with parents who loved us. Their eternal marriage blessed them with 8 children, six of whom they raised to adulthood. The loss of Nathan and Bonita was heartbreaking for this young couple. Read the rest of this entry »

Henry Paul Bluhm

December 26th, 2017

4/27/1930 ~ 12/26/2017

BluhmHPaulHenry Paul Bluhm passed away December 26, 2017 following a courageous battle with complications of infection and pneumonia at St. Jude Hospital in Fullerton, California. He was 87 years old.
Henry (or Paul as he liked to be called) was born in Ajo Arizona to Erma (Johnson) Bluhm Carlston and Henry Daniels Bluhm. Paul was very young when his father passed away and Paul then quickly learned how to work on the family farm in Fairview UT. In the summer months he loved to hike up into the Wasatch Mountains near his home, and to spend time in Moroni with his grandmother Johanna that he loved. Paul served in the Spanish American mission. He later joined the Army and during the Korean War served in Germany in the CIC. Read the rest of this entry »

Sherry Lynn Meservy Bitter

December 20th, 2017

9/16/1938 ~ 12/20/2017

BitterSherryCropSherry Lynn Meservy Bitter 79 of Spring City, Utah, passed peacefully through the veil from her home on Dec. 20, 2017 of natural causes. At her passing she was surrounded by her loving family.
Sherry was born Sept. 16, 1938 in Logan, Utah to Maggie Mae Porter and Lynn C. Meservy. She graduated from High School in Logan, Utah in 1956 and was crowned Logan City Dairy Princess. She attended Utah State University.
She married G. Robert Bitter, Oct. 23, 1959 in the Logan, Utah LDS Temple. They are the parents of seven children, one of whom greeted her on the other side. Following their marriage they moved to a ranch near Swan Valley, Idaho and then spent three years in Managua, Nicaragua, but most of the family was raised on the ranches in Swan Valley, Idaho and Dayville, Oregon. Read the rest of this entry »

Shirley Ann Fagan Sanders

December 16th, 2017

12/27/1936 ~ 12/16/2017

ShirleySandersCoupleCropShirley Ann Fagan Sanders, dear wife, mother, and grandmother passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the age of 80, surrounded by her family. Services to be held December 27, 2017. Viewing from 9:00-10:30 am, followed by Funeral Service at 11:00 am at the Fairview 1st Ward, 122 S. State Street, Fairview, Utah. Interment following at the Fairview City Cemetery.
Shirley was born on December 27, 1936 in Findlay Ohio. She moved west to be married to her sweetheart and eternal companion, John Frank Sanders, Jr. They were sealed in the Manti, Utah Temple on April 3, 1963. Read the rest of this entry »