Our Obituaries

Roy Estel Smth

May 3, 1926 - April 16, 2014

Roy Estel Smith, Jr., was born May 3rd, 1926 in Ontonogan, Michigan to Roy Estel Smith, Sr., and Harriet Jennet Knickerbocker. He passed away at his home in Orem on April 16, 2014 of a lingering illness. He had four sisters. Roy grew up in Duluth Minnesota. He was a WWII veteran serving 3 years in the U.S. Navy, stationed in the Gilbert Islands and the Pacific Marshall Islands. Roy later...
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Betty May Roper Hunter

April 3, 1921 - April 15, 2014

Betty May Roper Hunter, age 93, peacefully passed away on April 15, 2014, in the presence of her loving family. She was born April 3, 1921, in the Hines Mansion in Provo, Utah, where she was raised by her grandparents, Albert H. and Sarah Hunter Olger Bowen, and her parents Benjamin Franklin and Maude Olger Bowen Roper. She attended schools in Provo, including BYU. When her children were grown...
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Wilma Clark Hill

August 24, 1926 - April 14, 2014

Wilma Clark Hill Aug. 24, 1926 – April 14, 2014 Wilma Clark Hill passed away peacefully on April 14, 2014, at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center. She was born on August 24, 1926 in Logan, Utah, the sixth of seven children born to Lucius and Miriam Adelia Clark, all of whom have preceded her in death. Wilma grew up in Idaho, graduating from Ririe High School in 1944, during WWII. She then...
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Lillian Munson

October 14, 1918 - April 9, 2014

Lillian Shurtz Munson (1918-2014) Lillian Shurtz Munson passed away peacefully April 9, 2014 in Orem, Utah. She was born to Ada Lee Dalley and Josiah Shurtz on Oct 14, 1918 in Summit, Utah. Her childhood was spent in Escalante, Utah. She attended high school and college in Cedar City, Utah. She married her childhood sweetheart, Voyle L. Munson on August 11, 1939 in the Salt Lake City...
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Jack J Thurgood

April 9, 2014

Jack J. Thurgood May 13, 1920 - April 9, 2014 Jack J. Thurgood returned to his Heavenly Father April 9, 2014. He was born May 13, 1920, to John French Thurgood and Mary Ellen Park Thurgood. Jack served in the Hawaiian Islands LDS Mission and was a short distance from Pearl Harbor when it was bombed. He enlisted in the service upon returning home and married his high school sweetheart,...
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Peter Wilson Kellogg (Conover)

January 21, 2014 - April 8, 2014

Peter Wilson Kellogg (Conover) 1977- 2014 Peter Wilson Kellogg (Conover) was born January 21, 1977 in Provo Utah into the loving arms of Robert Steven and Lory Conover, as well as his brothers Andy and Scott and sisters Cindy and Amy. Peter later welcomed his brother Aaron and sister Amber into his life. Peter was only 3lbs, 14oz at birth yet grew to be the tallest and strongest of 7 children! ...
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Jeffrey Roland Hawkins

July 17, 1951 - April 7, 2014

Jeffrey Roland Hawkins 1951 ~ 2014 On the morning of April 7, 2014, our wonderful father, husband, son, brother and friend, Jeffrey Roland Hawkins went down swinging, in the very home he grew up in, surrounded by his family. At 62 years young, he did not lose his battle with lung cancer, they just simply agreed to disagree. Born on July 17, 1951, he was the youngest child that Mary Lou...
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George Elbert Magnusson

January 22, 1925 - April 6, 2014

George Elbert Magnusson, 89, of Orem Utah, passed away April 6, 2014 due to complications of Parkinson's Disease. Born on January 22, 1925 in South Gate, CA to Ivan and Cula Haws Magnusson. He was born with both the fire of new converts on his Magnusson line and devotion of handcart pioneers and Mormon Mexican colonies on his Haws line. He was second of five boys and two girls. As a youth he...
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George William Webb

September 2, 1935 - April 5, 2014

George William Webb September 2, 1935 – April 5, 2014 George William Webb, age 78, was welcomed home into the arms of his departed family and a loving Heavenly Father on April 5, 2014 in Provo, UT. He was born on September 2, 1935 in Lawrenceburg, TN, to Albert William Webb and Annie McKinley Clayton. He was the youngest in a family of 8 children: Lorene and Bud (twins), Kenneth, Joyce,...
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Harold Walter Krouth

July 25, 1920 - March 29, 2014

Harold Krouth Harold (Hal) Walter Krouth, continuous traveler, home-base Oregon, died March 29, 2014, at the home of his youngest daughter in Provo, Utah. He was 93. Viewing 9:30-10:45 a.m. and services 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Parkway 2nd Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2801 West 620 North, Provo, Utah, 84601. He was a lifelong member of...
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Frederick Victor Jackman

August 17, 1925 - March 26, 2014

Dr. Frederick V. Jackman August 1925 – March 2014 Fred Jackman, age 88 of Orem, passed away peacefully at home on March 26, 2014 from complications of a stroke. He was born in Salt Lake City on August 17, 1925 to Victor and Gladys Jackman. At age 16 he graduated from East High School. That Fall he lettered in football at the U of U. By the age of 20, he had played football on a national...
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Daniel J Bergin

October 5, 1973 - March 26, 2014

DANIEL JAMES BERGIN 10/5/73 – 3/26/14 Danny Bergin has been released from his lifelong mission of embodying unconditional love. He never preached a sermon or spoke a word about how to love. He lived it. After a near-drowning accident at age 2, Danny couldn't walk, talk, or feed himself but taught wordless lessons of love, tenderness, humility, and gratitude. When he sensed he was...
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Leona H. Johnson

October 15, 1919 - March 25, 2014

Leona Hanson Johnson, 94, of Provo, passed away March 26, 2014 in Provo. Funeral Services will be Saturday, April 5, 2014, 12:30 p.m. at the Heather Ridge Stake Center, 450 East 2000 North, Orem. Friends may visit with the family at a viewing Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North, Orem, or Saturday morning from 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. at the church. ...
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Todd Randall Williams

September 23, 1956 - March 17, 2014

Todd Randall Williams, beloved father, son, and brother, passed away March 17, 2014 in Orem, Utah. Todd was born September 23, 1956 in Provo, Utah to Harold Orval Williams and Doremis "Dee" E Sumter. As he grew to a young man, he developed a love of basketball and tennis. He was a state champion tennis player and All-State basketball player for Orem High School. He attended Snow College and...
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Barbara Lynne Malie

August 25, 1942 - March 17, 2014

Barbara Lynne Malie left this earth and returned to her Heavenly Father on Monday, March 17th 2014. She was born August 25th 1942 at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, California. She was the second child of Norman Alfred Venturi and Melba Shields, who raised her with a lot of love. From their faith and example she learned to cherish her membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints...
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Reuben Jay Chynoweth

October 23, 1923 - March 16, 2014

Our beloved husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, Reuben Jay Chynoweth passed away peacefully at his home in Provo, Utah on Sunday, March 16, 2014. Reuben, age 90, was born in Panguitch, Utah on October 23, 1923, he was the fourth of 9 children born to William and Zennetta Winsor Chynoweth. He started his life out in Henrieville, Utah. Later moving to...
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Karma Rudd Hansen

July 18, 1932 - March 13, 2014

Karma Rudd Hansen passed away on March 13, 2014 in Spanish Fork, UT. She was born 18 July 1932 in Parker, Idaho to Melvin John Rudd and Lila C. Burr. Karma attended South Fremont High School in Parker, Idaho. She served a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, serving in the Central States Mission from 1953-1955. She was working as a secretary, and attending...
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Leslie Park Carter

December 9, 1958 - March 9, 2014

Our beloved Mother, Leslie Park Carter, passed away at the age of 55 on March 9, 2014 in Pleasant Grove, UT after battling multiple health issues. Leslie was born December 9, 1958 in Hollywood, CA to William and Lois Park. The family moved back to Utah from California, settling in Orem, where Leslie graduated from Orem High and Orem High Seminary in 1977. She married Dixon (Dick) Carter...
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Sharon Francis Whitehead

July 1, 1937 - March 9, 2014

Sharon Francis Whitehead 1937 ~ 2014 Sharon Francis Whitehead passed away peacefully on March 9, 2014 at the age of 76. She was born July 1, 1937 in Salt Lake City to Alonzo and Lenore Francis. She was raised in Salt Lake City and graduated from South High in 1955. She married her husband of 59 years, Samuel W. Whitehead, in the Salt Lake Temple and together they raised five children in Salt...
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Marjean Beth Smith Marchbanks

April 21, 1934 - March 9, 2014

Marjean Beth Smith Marchbanks April 21, 1934-March 9, 2014 Marjean Beth Marchbanks of Lindon, Utah, passed away peacefully on March 9, 2014 with loving family members surrounding her. Marjean married her high school sweetheart, John Alan Marchbanks. They met in their English class at Pleasant Grove High School. Alan and Marjean were married on October 21, 1953, in the Salt Lake City Temple...
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Marquard Dale Carter

April 17, 1953 - March 8, 2014

Marquard ("Mark") Dale Carter passed away on March 8, 2014, with his wife, Diane, by his side. He slipped away peacefully at the age of 60 after a courageous battle with cancer. Mark was an honorable man who loved God, family, and his fellow man. Mark was born on April 17, 1953, in Los Angeles, California. He was the third of five children born to Nannadale Nannette Storrs and Harold Dean...
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Charles William (Bill) Carrillo

April 18, 1956 - March 5, 2014

Charles William (Bill) Carrillo Went to heaven with his loving mother and father on Wed. March 5, 2014. He lived a long and loving life here with us for 57 years, he would have been 58 on April 18. He was born in Provo, Utah, his parents Rafael and Pablita Carrillo. He was a member of Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. He attended school at Oakridge School where he later graduated...
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Caleb Michael Boyd

December 31, 1990 - March 4, 2014

Caleb Michael Boyd, born December 31, 1990 Salt Lake City, Utah. During his life, Caleb lived in various states and two countries, Utah, Michigan, California, Washington, Colorado and Victoria (Australia). Most recently, Caleb was living in Orem, Utah with his brother while furthering his education at Utah Valley University and working as a technician for Protection One. Caleb enjoyed...
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A. Lester Allen

September 24, 1923 - March 4, 2014

A. Lester Allen returned to his heavenly home March 4, 2014. He was born September 24, 1923 in Los Angeles to Charles Ashael and Ida Lillywhite Allen. Lester was raised in Los Angeles and graduated from Eagle Rock High School in 1941. He met his best friend and eternal companion, Marilyn Murphy, and they were married in the Mesa Arizona Temple on December 29, 1943. Lester was commissioned an...
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Marjorie Spendlove Breinholt

July 30, 1918 - March 4, 2014

Marjorie Spendlove Breinholt, 95, passed away March 4, 2014 in Orem, UT. Marjorie was born July 30, 1918 in Magna, Utah to John A. and Maude Griffith Spendlove. The family later moved to Provo, Utah where she was raised and graduated from Provo High School. She has lived in Provo ever since. In high school she met her eternal companion Donald A. Breinholt. On January 26, 1938 they were...
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Joanna Judd Jackson

July 25, 1937 - March 3, 2014

Joanna Judd Jackson, 76, left this earth peacefully on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 surrounded by many members of her loving family. She was born to Warren and Dorothy Henry Judd in Kanab, Utah, the sixth of eight children on July 25th, 1937. She married Ned Robert Jackson of Fredonia, Arizona on December 24th, 1953 at the young age of 16 with the promise that she would finish high school,...
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Kristene Ross Nelson

August 15, 1950 - February 26, 2014

Kristene Ross Nelson Aug. 15, 1950 – Feb. 26, 2014 Our beloved mother and grandma, Kristene Ross Nelson, 63, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2014 after a long battle with CREST Syndrome, in Santaquin, Utah. She was born on August 15, 1950 to Earl Larsen Ross and Louise Butte Ross in American Fork, Utah. She had a great love for her Husband, children, and especially her...
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Max Lee Pinegar

September 18, 1931 - February 26, 2014

Max Lee Pinegar, age 82, after fighting a good fight, passed away 26 Feb 2014, in Provo, UT surrounded by his loving family. Born 18 Sep 1931 in Orem, UT, Max and his twin Rex were the youngest of 10 born to John Franklin Pinegar and Grace Murl Ellis. Lynne Frances Johnson became his bride on 21 Dec 1962 in the Manti Temple. Loyal native of Spanish Fork, Max graduated high school in 1949 and...
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Fulvia Call Dixon Law

November 11, 1916 - February 20, 2014

Fulvia Call Dixon Law, 97 Our loving mother, grandmother and sister was called home to her Heavenly Father on Thursday, February 20, 2014 from her earthly home in Provo, Utah. We believe she was met with a joyous reunion with her dear husbands, son, parents, brothers and sisters, and many other loved ones. Fulvia was born November 11, 1916 in Colonia Dublan, Chihuahua, Mexico to Anson...
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David Harley Spurlock

October 6, 1961 - February 16, 2014

David Harley Spurlock October 6, 1961 – February 16, 2014 David Harley Spurlock, 52, of Pleasant Grove, passed away February 16, 2014 in his home. David was born October 6, 1961 to William (Bill) Spurlock & Virginia Ruth Spurlock in Anaheim, California. David is survived by his wife Sheryl (Sherry) Anastas, Spurlock, his daughter Nova Jean Cline, his son William H. Spurlock, his...
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Jean Croft Anderson

August 9, 1934 - February 16, 2014

Jean Croft Anderson August 9, 1934 – February 16, 2014 Jean Croft Anderson of Orem, Utah, passed away of respiratory failure on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo. Jean was born on August 9, 1924, in Lovell, Wyoming – the oldest daughter of Elna Dalley Jones Croft and Thomas B. Croft, M.D. She graduated with high honors from Lovell High School...
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Lola Lynda LoLyn Jacobs

April 8, 1949 - February 15, 2014

Lola Lynda Jacobs April 8, 1949 – February 15, 2014 Born April 8, 1949, youngest of four children, AKA LoLyn, fourth child of Lucy Baca and Charles Glenn Jacobs, rancher, realtor, both deceased. She is survived by 7 children, one deceased, and 19 grandchildren. LoLyn was a poet, a writer, counselor and reading teacher and genealogy researcher. There are dozens of novelettes, poems and...
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Cheryl Ogden Mecham

July 28, 1933 - February 14, 2014

Alice "Cheryl" Ogden Mecham 1933 – 2014 Alice "Cheryl" Ogden Mecham passed away Friday, February 14, 2014. She passed away peacefully and returned into the waiting arms of her Heavenly Father and those who loved her. Her sweetheart was by her side and she was surrounded by loving family and friends. She was 80 years old. Cheryl was born in Delta, Utah on July 28, 1933 to Zelda Sampson...
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Virginia Sorensen Germaine

January 20, 1919 - February 13, 2014

Virginia Sorensen Germaine 1919 ~ 2014 Virginia Germaine of Provo, age 95 left this mortal probation surrounded by family on Thursday Feb 13, 2014. Virginia was born January 20, 1919 in Lovell, WY to Emanuel and Virginia Sorensen. She spent her youth working on the family sugar beet farm with her 4 brothers. She served in the Eastern States Mission for the LDS church. Later while visiting a...
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Vivian Gladys Rye Preston

September 29, 1923 - February 10, 2014

Vivian Gladys Rye Preston passed away peacefully on February 10, 2014 at her residence in Orem, Utah. Vivian was born on a farm in Williston, North Dakota, on September 29, 1923. Vivian was preceded in death by her mother, father, brother and sisters. Vivian's husband Edgar D. Preston Sr. and her son (Edgar D. Preston Jr. -nicknamed Danny) from Denver, Colorado. Vivian is survived by...
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Petronella Waterreus

March 24, 1923 - February 9, 2014

Petronella Bosma Waterreus March 24, 1923-February 9, 2014 Petronella Bosma Waterreus, born March 24, 1923 to Jacob and Klazina Bosma in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, passed away on February 9, 2014 of heart failure. She was a devoted wife and mother. Petra married Jacobus James Waterreus on July 18, 1945 in Rotterdam. They met as children and were inseparable for their entire lives. ...
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Nelma Jean Burns

September 12, 1944 - February 9, 2014

Nelma Jean Kissel Burns passed away on 9 February, 2014, very peacefully at her home in Roy, Utah. Nelma was born on 12 Sept 1944, in Provo, Utah to Mirl T. Kissel and Lydia Martin Kissel. She was raised in Orem, Utah. Graduating from Orem High School in 1963 She met and married Leonard W. Burns, on the 6 of June 1963 in Provo, Utah. They made their first home in Lincoln, Nebraska, where...
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Sharlene Field Davenport

July 29, 1938 - February 7, 2014

Sharlene Field Davenport July 29, 1938 – February 7, 2014 Sharlene Field Davenport, born July 29, 1938 to Willis (Red) and Opal Schaerrer Field, returned to her Father in Heaven on Friday, February 7, 2014 after a valiant fight against cancer. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. All who had the opportunity to meet her, loved her and enjoyed...
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Kabe Dickson

April 2, 1979 - February 3, 2014

Kabe Dickson Kenneth Brandon Dickson, aka Kabe, Kabeous, Kabeman, born April 2, 1979 in Los Gatos, CA, passed away peacefully with his family surrounding him on February 3, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. Kabe was raised in California and Utah. He graduated from the University of Utah and earned a masters degree from Arizona State University. Kabe was a very talented, creative teacher who liked...
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Cory Blake Wride

September 28, 1969 - January 30, 2014

Our hearts are broken at the news of the tragic death of our fallen hero, Sergeant Cory Blake Wride, on January 30, 2014. We will forever choose to remember a life quietly lived in service to family, friends, church, and community. Cory was born in the grandeur of San Juan County, September 28, 1969, in Monticello, Utah, the oldest child of D. Blake and Kathy Nielsen Wride. At age two, his...
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Mildred Hill Evanson Jacobs

December 27, 1927 - January 26, 2014

Mildred Hill Evanson Jacobs 1927-2014 Mildred Hill Evanson Jacobs was called home to her Heavenly Father on Sunday, January 26, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born in Taber, Alberta, Canada on December 27, 1927 to Burdett and Ermon Lee Hill and was the oldest of ten children. She spent her growing up years on the farm and learned to work and take responsibility at a very young age. ...
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Evelyn Jeanette Eddy

January 1, 1920 - January 25, 2014

Evelyn Jeanette Eddy was born January 1, 1920 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Anton and Nellie Amy Koepke. She married Hubert Hallett Eddy on June 1, 1938 in Battleford, Saskatchewan. She passed away on January 25, 2014 from causes incident to age. Evelyn was an active member of the LDS church and gave many hours of compassionate service to friends and neighbors throughout her lifetime. ...
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Evans "Unc" Harrison

June 10, 1934 - January 20, 2014

Evans (Unc) Harrison Our sweet Uncle Evans passed away on January 20, 2014 in Provo, Utah. He was born June 10, 1934 in Omar, West Virginia. Evans spent his childhood in West Virginia and Ohio. He proudly served in the United States Navy for thirty years onboard The CANBERRA CAG-2, The IOWA BB-31 and The HALEAKALA. Evans was known as "the hardest working man on the ship." After retiring...
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Merrill B Weber

April 9, 1925 - January 20, 2014

Merrill B. Weber was the fourth son of Fred and Hazel Weber, born on April 9, 1925, in Star Valley, Wyoming. His parents were a model that he followed through his mortal life. His kindness, patience and love unfeigned were a constant gift to his wife, Joanne and their two children, Pamela (who married Scott Wright) and Stephen (who married Evelyn Blackburn). That family began on June 5, 1947...
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Bobbie Jo Svedin

November 16, 1977 - January 18, 2014

Bobbie Jo Svedin November 16, 1977 – January 18, 2014 Bobbie Jo Svedin, beloved daughter, sister and friend, passed away on January 18, 2014. Bobbie Jo was born on November 16, 1977 to Dennis Svedin and Kathleen Joy Keele Svedin. As part of a military family, she was able to experience life on Air Force bases all over the world, including Okinawa, Japan; Mountain Home, Idaho; Hickam Air...
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Don Taylor Allen

November 27, 1929 - January 16, 2014

Don Taylor Allen "Together Again" Don Taylor Allen, age 84 died peacefully on Thursday, January 16, 2014, in Orem, Utah. He was born November 27, 1929 in Ogden, Utah to Joseph Taylor Allen and Helen Hamilton Allen. He was a life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He graduated from Lincoln High School where he met and later married his sweetheart Carol Stubbs....
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Jeremy Lane Morris

May 15, 1980 - December 22, 2013

Jeremy Lane Morris Jeremy Lane Morris of Saratoga Springs UT passed away at the age of 33 on December 22, 2013 as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Jeremy was born on May 15, 1980 in Provo UT, the third and youngest child of James Kevin and Dianne Raddatz Morris. Most of his life was spent in Orem UT, where he attended both Orem High School and Timpanogos High...
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P. JoAnn (Joan) Y. Ramey

May 20, 1929 - December 16, 2013

JoAnn Young Ramey 1929-2013 JoAnn (Joan) Y. Ramey, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on December 16, 2013, after a short illness and in the arms of her caring son, Rand. She got her Christmas wish; to be reunited with her loving husband, which is all she wanted for 31 years. JoAnn was born on May 20, 1929, to Harry and Della Young in Salt Lake City, Utah. She...
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Jessie Jane Gibbons Brandenburg

September 5, 1925 - December 12, 2013

Jessie Jane Gibbons Brandenburg September 5, 1925 – December 12, 2013 Jessie Jane Gibbons Brandenburg, age 88, died December 12, 2013, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was born September 5, 1925, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the oldest of three children born to Jesse Ernest Gibbons and Eleanor Jane Asay Gibbons. She married Ray Everett Brandenburg on November 27, 1953, in the St. George LDS...
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Dale Francis Pearson

January 1, 1928 - December 11, 2013

Dale Francis Pearson, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2013, in Provo, Utah, surrounded by his loving family. Dale was born in San Francisco, California to Rulon Vance and Maude Clista Pearson on January 1, 1928. He lost his parents early in life at ages 16 and 18 years old. We are excited for their long awaited reunion. ...
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Sue Laura Todd

December 6, 1948 - December 3, 2013

Sue Laura Todd was born on December 6, 1948 in Huntington Park, CA to Ray and Evelyn Miller. She was raised and spent most of her life in Pico Rivera, CA. Sue graduated from El Rancho High School. She was a member of a Patriotic singing/dancing group called the Grand Land Singers for many years and actually met her future husband, Patrick Todd, there. Sue served a 2 year mission in England...
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Dorothy Anne Kiggins

February 22, 1944 - December 3, 2013

Dorothy Anne Kiggins -- "Duffie" 1944-2013 Dorothy Anne Kiggins, Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend known and loved as "Duffie," passed away on December 3, 2013 from complications of Parkinson's Disease. She was born on February 22, 1944, in Seattle, Washington, the second of four children to Helen Ridgway Dill and Wilfred Elvin "Bill" Sederholm. During her childhood her...
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Melvin J "Mel" Ludlow

January 7, 1922 - November 27, 2013

Melvin J Ludlow, "Mel" age 91, passed away on November 27th 2013 in the loving care of his wife, Alice, daughters Kathryn and Sharon, and the angels of Intermountain Hospice. Mel was born in Benjamin, Utah on January 7th 1922. He went to Benjamin School and Spanish Fork Junior High. Mel graduated from Spanish Fork High School. He was an Eagle Scout, thespian and the drummer in a dance...
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Glen Lavon Davis

May 6, 1939 - November 27, 2013

Glen Lavon Davis May 6, 1940 – November 27, 2013 On Wednesday, November 27, 2013, Glen Lavon Davis returned home to his loving Heavenly Father. Glen was born May 6, 1940 in Orem, Utah, the oldest child of Emanuel (Man) and Willa newell Davis. Glen graduated from Orem High School in 1958. He served a mission to the North Atlantic States Mission, where he met many wonderful people and...
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Evelyn Louise Weeks

May 22, 1932 - November 27, 2013

Evelyn Louise Weeks May 22, 1932 – November 27, 2013 Louise Weeks was born on May 22, 1932 to Sherman Newlon Weeks and Ima Lee Hack in Jerome, Idaho. Louise grew up on a farm and loved living in nature and with her beloved animals. From pets Bootsy and Bob-Dog to Nathaniella, Goldie-Fox, Little Bear, Serena and Precious, her relationships with these furry family members filled her life with...
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Cindy Pyne

July 26, 1958 - November 26, 2013

Cindy Pyne, 55, passed away on November 26, 2013 in Orem, Utah after an extended illness. She was born on July 26, 1958 in Provo, Utah to Clifton M. Pyne and Clara Louise (Peggy) Loveless Pyne. She was the youngest of five children and spent her life in Orem. She was educated in Alpine School District schools. She was taught to crochet by her sister Pamela and shared her crafts with many. ...
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Leon Prestwich

November 28, 1933 - November 25, 2013

Leon Myron Prestwich passed away peacefully on Monday, November 25, 2013, just 3 days before his 80th birthday. He passed away from complications following a stroke. He was born on November 28, 1933 to Armeldo and Lylia Jean Prestwich, the eighth of thirteen children. He married Carol Watkins on October 3, 1955 in the Manti Temple. Leon grew up in Orem, Utah and was taught at an early age how...
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Barbara Mary Roark Williams

October 4, 1936 - November 23, 2013

Barbara Mary Roark Williams died peacefully, surrounded by her family and her little dog Fiddle, on Saturday, November 23, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband Glenn and her parents James Bryce and Dorothy "Dolly" Roark. She is survived by her brothers Burchard and David Roark, and children Clayton (Tracy), Kendra (John) Hunter, Heather (Steven) Smith, Glenn (Naomi), Terrol (Robin),...
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Ryan Scott Runia

April 18, 1982 - November 11, 2013

Ryan Scott Runia 1982-2013 Ryan Scott Runia, our son, brother, husband, father, and friend passed away unexpectedly on November 11, 2013. Ryan leaves behind a devoted spouse, Cari, four young children, and a large and admiring family. Ryan was born on April 18, 1982 in Provo, Utah to R. Scott and Tamara Wood Runia. He is the oldest of seven children and from his youth championed a...
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David Jay Kirk

March 13, 1947 - November 8, 2013

David Jay Kirk March 13, 1947 – November 8, 2013 David Jay Kirk, born March 13, 1947 returned home to our beloved Heavenly Father on November 8, 2013. David was born in Provo, Utah to Cleo Thorne Kirk and Jack M. Kirk. He was raised in Orem on a family farm growing apples and peaches. On May 24, 1968 David married Ann Ford in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They have four children. ...
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Grant Earl Ross

November 7, 2013

Grant Earl Ross May 5, 1953 – November 7, 2013 Grant Earl Ross, 60 of Orem returned to his Heavenly Father on November 7, 2013. Grant was born May 5, 1953 to Earl and Louise Ross. Grant was raised in Orem, graduating from Orem High School in 1971. He went on to complete an Associates' degree in Nursing at Weber State College in 1982. Grant was an amazing nurse in the areas of direct care...
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Harold Jay Horrocks

October 23, 1939 - November 2, 2013

Harold Jay Horrocks , 74, left this world on November 2, 2013. He is now where all former pilots, truck drivers, car racers, horsemen and many loved animals foreign and domestic have gone. Jay was born on October 23, 1939 in Salt Lake City to Harold David and Marguerite Eloise Charon Horrocks. He graduated from West High in 1957 and was active in ROTC before enlisting in the Army Reserve for...
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June Allen Nelson

June 1, 1929 - November 2, 2013

June Allen Nelson 1929 – 2013 June Allen Nelson, 84, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2013 after suffering the ravaging effects of Alzheimer's disease for many years. June was born in Vineyard, Utah to William Kirby Allen and Rhoda Olive Harding Allen. She is the eighth of eleven children. June married Glen C. Nelson on March 12, 1951 in the Salt Lake Temple. They are the parents...
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Bud L Sanderson

May 19, 1923 - November 1, 2013

Bud L. Sanderson 1923 – 2013 Our beloved Bud was born to Arthur and Reta Broadhead Sanderson May 19, 1923 in Gunnison, Utah. He married Gwen Bjerregaard on November 1, 1943 in Los Angeles, California. Thank you for the 70 years together. Bud graduated Gunnison High before entering the Coast Guard during WWII. He served honorably on the "San Pedro." For 38 years he was an ingot...
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Helen Audrey Lewis Ashworth

April 8, 1926 - November 1, 2013

Helen Audrey Lewis Ashworth April 8, 1926 – November 1, 2013 Helen was born in Oakley, Utah, April 8, 1926 to James and Maud Johnson Lewis. She passed away November 1, 2013 in Orem, Utah of natural causes associated with age. She spent her early years in Oakley, attended school in Oakley, Panguitch and graduated from Beaver High School. She met her sweetheart, Gerald (Jerry)...
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Dale Owen Richards

October 29, 2013

Dale Owen Richards July 4, 1927 – October 29, 2013 Dale Owen Richards, 86, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013 due to post surgery complications. He was born on July 4, 1927 in Morgan, UT where he spent his childhood. He joined the Navy after high school, shortly before the end of WWII. He completed his under graduate degree from Utah State University, and worked in Richland, WA where he met...
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Constance Nelson

March 31, 1944 - October 27, 2013

Since people have always said I like having the last word, I feel it is only appropriate for me to write my own obituary. My family can "fill in the blank" with my actual death date and other details. I was born in Payson, Utah, on March 31, 1944. Actually my mother, Naomi Harmer Clegg, was living in Virginia at the time of her pregnancy, but she returned to live with her parents since my...
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Kenneth L Williams

March 24, 1928 - October 25, 2013

Kenneth L Williams 1928 ~ 2013 Kenneth L Williams, our father, grandfather, great grandfather, friend and beloved husband passed away the morning of Friday, October 25, 2013. He was born in Vineyard, UT on March 24, 1928 to Lyle Robertson and Vern LeRoy Williams, the first son after three daughters. He graduated from Lincoln High School and BYU. He also completed a master's degree at the...
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John Dunn Chase

May 17, 1937 - October 23, 2013

John Dunn Chase was born May 17, 1937, in Pocatello, Idaho to Carol Dunn and Amos Bennion Chase. Passed away October 23, 2013, at age 76, in St. George. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend. Married 42 years to Kathye Mary Henney. Respected father of four children; Jonathan Chase, David (Katie) Chase, Melissa Wells, and Camille (Orlando) Alba. Grandfather of Josiah, Sage, and Micah...
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Helen Swenson Eastmond

April 12, 1916 - October 21, 2013

Helen Swenson Eastmond 12 April 1916 - 21 October 2013 Our wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, Helen Swenson Eastmond, passed away quietly the afternoon of October 21, 2013 surrounded by her family. Anyone having the pleasure of knowing her knew she was a kind, caring and loving woman. Helen was born April 12, 1916 in Tooele, Utah, the first of six children of J. Lewis...
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Myron Eugene Brown

November 20, 1924 - October 20, 2013

Dr. Myron Eugene Brown November 20, 1924 – October 20, 2013 Dr. Myron Eugene Brown, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend, passed peacefully into eternity October 20, 2013. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. on November 20, 1924 but lived most of his life in Bellflower, Ca. where he worked as an educator, author, and family counselor. He served heroically as...
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Mac Neil Boyter

November 10, 1941 - October 11, 2013

Occasionally in our lives, we come across someone who for one reason or another makes us feel special, someone who makes us feel important. Mac Neil Boyter was blessed with a unique ability to touch others lives for good. From his family, neighbors and friends to the doctors and nurses who cared for him the final days of his life, he never ceased to bring smiles to our faces and make each of us...
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Kevin Neville Cardon

May 12, 1965 - October 10, 2013

Kevin Neville Cardon was born May 12, 1965, to Grover Leonard Cardon and Noel Neville Cardon in Grand Junction, Colorado. He died October 10, 2013 at his home in West Valley City, Utah. He was the eldest of his brothers and sisters: G. Paul Cardon, Katie Sue Cardon Edwards, Bruce R. Cardon, Kerolann Cardon Haslam, Julie Mae Cardon, and Christa Cardon Harding. He married Maria M. Rodas in 1987....
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Val Camenish Wilcox

June 15, 1925 - October 8, 2013

Val Camenish Wilcox "Together Again" Valene Camenish Wilcox, 88, died peacefully at her home on October 8, 2013. She was born June 15, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois, the second of four daughters in the family of Mary Lucile Russell and Edwin Charles Camenish. Val was sealed to Ray Taylor Wilcox in the Salt Lake City Temple September 9, 1949 by Harold B. Lee. Val was a thoughtful, loving and...
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Duane Doran Nelson

January 17, 1962 - October 5, 2013

Duane Doran Nelson, 51 or Provo, passed away October 5, 2013 in Provo. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 11:00 a.m .in the Grandview 5th Ward Chapel, 1555 North 1350 West, Provo. Friends may visit with the family that morning from 9:00 - 10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in the Orem City Cemetery, 1520 North 800 East, Orem.
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Nellwin Jones Arbon

March 3, 1924 - September 23, 2013

On the afternoon of September 23, 2013, Naida Nellwin Jones Arbon, 89, slipped away and returned home to her Heavenly Father. She had contracted a bacterial infection and was being treated at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah, at the time of her death. Nell was born at her family's home in Standrod, Idaho on March 3, 1924, to Val Q. and Rosa D Adams Jones. Her mother...
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Viola Idell Oliver

October 24, 1929 - September 18, 2013

Viola Idell Oliver October 24, 1929 – September 18, 2013 It is with heavy heart we make known that our dear sister, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend, Viola Idell Oliver finished her work here in this world and returned home to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Idell was born in Macon, Georgia, on October 24, 1929, the second child of Mary Belle King and Henry...
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LeLan Gordon

December 22, 1924 - September 17, 2013

LeLan Gordon December 22, 1924 – September 17, 2013 LeLan Gordon, 88, passed away peacefully at his home of 63 years surrounded by his loving family on September 17, 2013. LeLan was born on December 22, 1924, in Provo Bench (Orem), Utah to James Milton and Romania Gordon, the youngest of twelve children. He attended Orem schools and graduated from Lincoln High School, after which he began...
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Trent Brian Aldous

December 29, 1986 - September 17, 2013

Trent Brian Aldous, 26, of Provo passed away September 17, 2013 at his home in Provo. Trent was born December 29, 1986 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Jeffrey Nahinu Aldous and Chantale Hardy Aldous. He graduated from Timpview High School and was currently enrolled in the Turn Day Program. Trent is survived by his parents, Jeffrey & Chantale, his siblings: Travis, Tauni and Tiffany and his...
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Linda Jean Moran Stakebake

October 27, 1947 - September 15, 2013

Linda Jean Moran Stakebake October 27, 1947 - September 15, 2013 Linda Jean Moran Stakebake, 65, of Orem, passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack on Sunday, September 15, 2013, after returning home from church. Our sister, wife, and mother was born to Clarence Robert Moran and Hazel Louise Nash Moran on October 27 1947 in Butte Montana. She married Ronald Eugene Stakebake Jr. in the LDS...
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G. LaMar Friel

February 8, 1918 - September 14, 2013

G. LaMar Friel February 8, 1918 – September 14, 2013 Garnet LaMar Friel, 95, of Orem, passed away September 14, 2013. He was born February 8, 1918 to Garnet Whittier Friel and LaPreal Snelson Friel in Springville, UT. LaMar married Nydia Beatrice Wardle on November 21, 1941 in Provo, UT. They were blessed with 2 children, 1 son and 1 daughter. Their marriage was later solemnized in...
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Richard "Dick" Keith Welte

February 19, 1926 - September 5, 2013

Richard "Dick" Keith Welte, loving father, brother, uncle and friend, passed away peacefully at his Orem, UT home early Thursday morning, September 5, 2013. Demonstrating courage, grace and patience for over three years, Dick ultimately succumbed to complications related to chronic dementia. He was 87. Born February 19, 1926 to William Welte and Dolores Otto Livingston in Salt Lake City, Dick was...
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Derrel Wesley Judd

May 18, 1926 - September 2, 2013

Derrel Wesley Judd Our beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend Derrel Wesley Judd, passed away at Utah Valley Hospital Sept 2, 2013 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Kanab, UT on May 18, 1926 to Samuel and Maude Judd. He graduated from Kanab High School and served in the Army Air Corp during World War II. Following his military service he served a mission...
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Gary Kent Harmon

August 24, 2013

Gary Kent Harmon Gary Kent Harmon age 56 passed away quietly in his sleep on Saturday August 24, 2013. He was received by his Parents George and Virginia Harmon and 2 older siblings Robert and Ann. Dad was a strong man, and an extraordinary example of endurance and long-suffering. Dad's greatest quality was the love that he had for his family. He always believed that his greatest possession...
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Leland A Gamette

April 11, 1948 - August 20, 2013

Leland A. Gamette April 11, 1948 – August 20, 2013 Leland A. Gamette, 65, passed away peacefully in Provo, Utah, surrounded by his loving family and friends on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, due to complications following an automobile accident. Leland was born in Provo on April 11, 1948, to Ruth Robbins and Don Vernon Gamette, and spent his life living, working and serving in Provo. On March 22...
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Rosanne Marie Acton Wall

November 8, 1945 - August 19, 2013

Rosanne Marie Acton Wall 1945-2013 Our dear wife, mother, and grandmother, Rosanne Marie Acton Wall, 67, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her husband and children after a courageous fight with cancer on August 19, 2013. Born November 8, 1945 in Lovell, Wyoming, to Carl and Lillie Acton, Rosanne loved her childhood in the Bighorn Basin. She graduated from BYU with a degree...
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Shauna Lucy Stewart Larsen

December 1, 1927 - August 19, 2013

Our beautiful, gracious and beloved mother passed from this earth on August 19th, 2013. Shauna Lucy Stewart Larsen was born on December 1st, 1927, to Robert Murray Stewart, and Emily Smith. From the very beginning, Shauna did not lead an ordinary life. As the granddaughter of a prophet, her life was full of special opportunities and acquaintances. As early as Jr. High, mom had the inclination...
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Jenivee June Clawson

April 9, 2013 - August 17, 2013

Forever Our Sunshine Our dear Jenivee June Clawson peacefully and gracefully returned to heaven receiving her angel wings on August 17th, 2013. Though her time was short, she spent her days changing the lives of family and loved ones in so many amazing ways. Her heart was pure which she gave away after she no longer needed it that little children might also grow to dance and run about freely...
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Marlene Lawson

February 2, 1933 - August 16, 2013

On August 16, 2013, Marlene Peterson Lawson died in Provo, Utah, from heart failure & related complications. She is the beloved wife of Neal H. Lawson, Sr. (deceased) and cherished mother of Paula Wise Greene (Calvin) of Pleasant Grove, Utah; Debbie L. Lawson (Todd) of Brumley, Missouri; Neal H. Lawson Jr. (Myrna) of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Eric D. Lawson (Karen) of Bakersfield, California; and...
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Leah Jean Stewart Walker

March 14, 1924 - August 16, 2013

Leah Jean Stewart Walker Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister, Leah Jean Stewart Walker, 89, of Spanish Fork passed away after a short illness, surrounded by her family on Friday, August 16, 2013. She was born in Benjamin, Utah March 14, 1924 to Wendell L. and Faye Kay Stewart. Leah was educated in the Benjamin and Spanish Fork Schools, graduating from Spanish Fork High...
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Fredric Grant Peterson

January 6, 1939 - August 15, 2013

Fredric Grant Peterson passed away Thursday, August 15, 2013. He has been called home to serve in eternity the God he loved and served so well in life. He is a man of duty, honor, integrity, strength and compassion. The world has lost one of its truly noble men. Grant was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on January 6, 1939 to William Overn Peterson and Margaret Elsa Thompson. After graduating...
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Warren Keith Grames

August 15, 2013

Warren Keith Grames June 2, 1944 - August 15, 2013 On August 15, 2013, the world lost a great man. After a short battle with pancreatic cancer, Warren Keith Grames passed away surrounded and comforted by family. He spent the time in this life that he was blessed with creating memories, enjoying, and having fun with the love of his life, Kathie Jane Pederson, and his children, Brendon, Heath,...
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Lucy Kinnison McKay

January 20, 1931 - August 8, 2013

Lucy Kinnison McKay Born 1/20/31 Died 8/8/2013 She died two days after the 59th anniversary of her marriage to Monroe Gunn McKay. An open house will be held on Sunday Aug 11 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North Orem. Funeral services will be held at the LDS meetinghouse 4000 North Timpview Dr. (650 East) Monday, August 12th at 11:00AM with an open...
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Clara Alice Johnson

August 6, 2013

Clara Barton Johnson 1922 – 2013 Clara Alice Barton Johnson, 91, died peacefully at home August 6, 2013 of causes incident to age. She was born at home January 6, 1922 in Monticello Utah to Alpha B and Mary Margretta King Barton. She loved her childhood years in Southeastern Utah with her parents and, after the untimely death of her mother, her second mother, Etta Bass Barton. After...
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Curtis William Carlson

July 2, 1960 - July 31, 2013

Curtis William Carlson died on July 31, 2013 from a massive heart attack while on a morning run, training for his 5th marathon. He always said that if he was going die while running… it better be on mile 1 rather than mile 13 and he got his wish that morning. He was born July 2, 1960 to Dennis and Jeneale Carlson. He graduated from Orem High School in 1978, where he met his wife Susan Herbert...
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Elizabeth Wakefield

March 2, 1928 - July 31, 2013

Elizabeth Cox Wakefield Elizabeth Cox Wakefield, beloved wife, mother, sister and friend, passed away Wednesday , July 31, 2013 at Timpanogos Regional Hospital, Orem, Utah. She was born March 2, 1928, youngest of 7 children, to John Bernard Cox and Clinty Jewkes in Orangeville, Utah. She married her sweetheart Wells Clinton Wakefield July 25, 1948 in the Manti Temple, spending 65 wonderful...
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LaRae Sager Pittman

May 3, 1930 - July 30, 2013

LaRae Sager Pittman, 83, of Orem died Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Timpanogas Regional Hospital in Orem Utah. She was born in Provo, Utah May 3, 1930 to Henry Isaac (Ray) Sager and Florence Wright Sager. She married Daniel Ernest Pittman on February 4, 1948 American Fork, Utah. Their marriage was solemnized June 23, 1967 in the temple. Mother was always able to put herself in other...
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Glenda Mae Evans

July 8, 1943 - July 30, 2013

Glenda Mae Evans 1943 ~ 2013 Our loving mother, grandmother and sister Glenda Mae Evans of Orem passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2013, due to complications from hip surgery. She was born July 8, 1943, in Provo, Utah, to Glen and Zelda Johnston. At a young age of 18 she married Roger K. Evans on April 26, 1960. They lived in Pleasant Grove then later in Orem where they raised 4 children and made...
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Janice Marie Alger Cracroft

March 12, 1937 - July 29, 2013

Janice Alger Cracroft Janice Marie Alger Cracroft, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, died on July 29, 2013, after a life of wild dissolution and wonton abandon. She was born in Price, Utah, March 12, 1937, the last of five children and the only daughter of Leo Lorraine Alger and Marie Price Alger. She attended elementary school in Sunnyside, Utah, where her father was the Master...
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David Alexander Gow

August 7, 1993 - July 28, 2013

In Memory of David Alexander Gow August 7, 1993 - July 28, 2013 Our beloved David passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on July 28, 2013, at the Palliative Care Unit in the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in British Columbia (BC), Canada, with his loved ones gathered around him. David was born in Vanderhoof, BC, Canada, the son of Donald A. Gow and Helen R....
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