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NEW Spanish Fork/ Payson WEBSITE

November 1, 2012

We are pleased to announce a new website for our Spanish Fork & Payson locations. You are able to view our new website in 4 ways. #1 Go to www.walkerfamilymortuary.com and click on our Spanish Fork or Payson location. #2 Go to www.walkerspanishfork.com #3 Go to www.walkerpayson.com or #4 Go to www.walkerobits.com We feel our new website helps give families more options while...
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Maxine Lundell

January 24, 1925 - October 26, 2012

Maxine Lundell passed away in Payson, Utah on October 26, 2012. She was born in Benjamin, Utah January 24, 1925 to Frank Joseph and Genevieve Richardson Lundell. She attended schools in Benjamin and Spanish Fork and graduated from Spanish Fork High School. She worked for many years in Salt Lake City as the personal secretary to Attorney, Edward Clyde. She was endowed in the Provo Temple on...
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Darell H Stewart

November 1, 1923 - October 23, 2012

Together Again Darell H Stewart, beloved husband, dad, grandpa, brother, uncle, and friend slipped peacefully away to be reunited with his sweetheart, Gloria, on October 23, 2012 at the age of 88. Darell was born in Fairview, Utah on November 1, 1923 to John Frank Stewart and Hortense Hurst. He was a country boy at heart and loved being in Sanpete County. He graduated from North...
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Mae Matilda Johnson Rose

December 3, 1919 - October 20, 2012

Mae J. Rose, 92, died Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Spanish Fork. She was born December 3, 1919 in Spanish Fork, Utah, the oldest of 10 children born to Arthur S. Johnson, Sr. and Lily Jameson Johnson. Her heritage was of Icelandic descent. She married Lawrence J Rose August 29, 1940 in Lake Shore, UT and he preceded her in death on June 12, 1989. She was later married to Herbert W. Wilson...
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Roger Dale Taylor Jr.

May 22, 1972 - October 20, 2012

Roger Dale Taylor Jr., 40, of Spanish Fork, Utah passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2012, the result of a tragic accident. He was born May 22, 1972 in Eagar, Arizona to Roger Dale Taylor and Jeanie Johnson. Roger graduated from high school in Branson, Missouri where he was a corner-back for the Branson Pirates. Roger served an LDS mission in Nashville, Tennessee. He met his soul-mate,...
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Roy B Monk

October 26, 1932 - October 19, 2012

Roy B. Monk returned to his Father in Heaven on Friday, October 19, 2012. He was born October 26,1932 to David William and Mary E. Monk in Palmyra, Utah. He was the youngest of six children. He lived his entire life on the family farm. He graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1950. He worked in the Creamery in Spanish Fork and Del Monte Cannery until he was drafted into the Army and...
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Ernest (Ernie) LeRoy Taylor

April 19, 1931 - October 19, 2012

Ernest LeRoy Taylor, loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend to all, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2012 in Spanish Fork, Utah. Ernie was born on April 19, 1931 in Santaquin, Utah to Orson Elmer and Eva Bartholomew Taylor. Ernie joined the US Navy after graduating from high school and served his country during the Korean War. He married his sweetheart, Grace Louise Moore, on...
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Geraldine (Kay) Reva Cox Tucksen

August 27, 1939 - October 16, 2012

Geraldine (Kay) Reva Cox Tucksen 73 passed away on October 16, 2012 at 1:35pm. She is followed by her late husband Merle Tucksen along with son's Billy and Teddy Tucksen. She is survived by four children; Son Van and Vicky Tucksen from Debeque, Colorado. Son Blair and Sue Tucksen from Austin, Texas. Daughter Sherrie and Cubby Inich from Canon City, Colorado and Daughter Christy Tucksen from...
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Paul A Swenson

July 23, 1927 - October 14, 2012

Paul A Swenson, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away suddenly on Sunday October 14th, 2012. Paul was educated in Spanish Fork schools and served in the Air Force Medical Corps during World War II. He married his childhood sweetheart, Nedra Dart, on September 18th, 1944. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. He is survived by his wife Nedra...
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Carol Loretta Roberts Beckstrand

February 15, 1936 - October 9, 2012

Carol Loretta Roberts Beckstrand (76) peacefully crossed the finish line on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 to join her son Robbie and many other dear family members. For six years mother battled Alzheimer's and we now celebrate her victory. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Harlo Beckstrand, who was her exceptional caregiver and sweetheart. Nine children blessed her life, Juel, Becky, David,...
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Alice V. Barton Runolfson

February 19, 1919 - October 4, 2012

Alice V. Barton Runolfson passed away on Thursday, October 4, 2012. She was born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, on February 19, 1919 to Kember Le Roy Barton and Alice McKell Barton. Her childhood years were spent in San Pete and Davis Counties and later, in her teenage years, the family moved to Spanish Fork. Alice loved playing softball and became infatuated with one of two brothers who were her...
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Betty Roylance Warner Hone

December 1, 1925 - October 4, 2012

Betty Roylance Warner Hone, 86, of Spanish Fork, passed away on October 4, 2012. She was born on December 1, 1925 to George Elliott and Hazel Jane Roylance. She married Blair Erickson Warner on July 11, 1947. He passed away on July 23, 1970. She then married Kenneth J. Hone on April 8, 1972. Betty Graduated from Springville High. She worked as a manager for the State Liquor Agency in Spanish...
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Laurel Evelyn Waters Fotheringham Ord

November 18, 1927 - October 3, 2012

Laurel Evelyn Waters Fotheringham Ord, our loving wife, mother, and grandmother, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 in Provo, Utah. Laurel was born November 18, 1927 in Beaver, Utah to Charles and Myrtle Morgan Waters. She grew up and attended schools in Beaver, graduating from Beaver High School. She married Robert Lowell Fotheringham and was blessed with four wonderful...
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Nicholas James Ivie

October 13, 1981 - October 2, 2012

Nicholas James Ivie, 30, returned to live with his Heavenly Father as a hero while serving in the line of duty on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 near his home in Sierra Vista, AZ. From the day he was born on October 13, 1981 in Charleston, South Carolina, Nick was always full of smiles and brought joy to everyone around him. At a young age his family moved to Provo, UT where he later graduated from...
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Harry Dean Dudley

May 12, 1922 - October 2, 2012

Harry Dean Dudley, 90, of Spanish Fork, died peacefully at his home on October 2, 2012, from causes incident to age. He was born on May 12, 1922, to Harry L. and Olena K. Dudley. He married Lois Ann Clayson on September 15, 1948, in the Manti LDS Temple. Dean resided in Spanish Fork his entire life. Dean served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a member of the 931 Signal Battalion,...
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Alex Richard Tolman

May 20, 1929 - October 2, 2012

Alex Richard "Dick" Tolman was born May 20, 1929 in Pocatello, Idaho. He was the first child and only son of Cyrus Henry Tolman and Esther Jones Smith. He passed from this life on October 2, 2012 to be with his sweetheart, wife and companion of 52 years, Norma Jeanne Juchau Tolman. Jeanne and Dick were married in the Idaho Falls Temple on December 27, 1950. They are the parents of six...
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Larry O'Rish Jackson

September 25, 1934 - October 1, 2012

Larry O'Rish Jackson left his earthly bonds on October 1, 2012 at his home in Spanish Fork surrounded by his family after a long struggle with his health. Larry was born on September 25, 1934 in Payson, Utah to Leonard Grey and Ada Rowena (Haskell) Jackson. He attended school in Payson, Utah and worked for Mountain Fuel Supply Company as a Service Technician for 24 years. He later worked at...
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Ronald Atwood

September 25, 2012

Our beloved husband, son, brother, father, and grandfather; Ronald D Atwood, 64, passed away on Sep 24, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 30, 1947 in Payson Utah to George Douglas Atwood and Christie Sorensen. He married Robin L Dearr on May 12, 1972 and were later sealed in the Manti Temple. Ron graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1965. He resided in...
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Remington Barron

March 29, 1984 - September 21, 2012

"A Man of Virtue" Remington Barron died in a tragic accident on his motorcycle after being hit by a truck on I-15. His joy in life was coming home to play with his children AnaBelle and Dominik. His best friend was his loving wife Randi. Remington led a life of virtue and integrity. He enjoyed hunting with his dad and playing soccer with his wife. He found joy and satisfaction being of...
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Steven Craig Chatterley

December 20, 1949 - September 19, 2012

A kind and giving man passed on from this life recently. His name was Steven Craig Chatterley (born December 20, 1949), and he passed away on the morning of September 19, 2012. He was a compassionate, hard-working man who dedicated his life to helping others. He will be sorely missed by those who knew him, especially by his wife, Mary Chatterley. Steve was the oldest of six children born to...
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Nellie Rose Horton

April 1, 1977 - September 18, 2012

A very special daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and friend, Nellie Rose Horton, born April 1, 1977 passed away peacefully in her sleep September 18, 2012 after a life-long courageous battle with complications due to Diabetes. Nellie was awesome at all sports– Volleyball was her favorite. She had many great friends and excelled in everything she put her mind to. Nellie is survived by...
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Linda Adams Nelson

August 10, 1960 - September 17, 2012

Linda Adams Nelson, aged 52 , passed away on September 17,2012, at her home in Provo, Utah, after a 24-year battle with Lupus/MS. Linda was born August 10, 1960, in Spanish Fork, Utah. She attended Spanish Fork High School and Utah Valley Technical College. She was employed by Brigham Young University until she was no longer able to work due to illness. After a record breaking streak of...
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Christa Anna Haycock Robertson

March 18, 1939 - September 10, 2012

Loving wife, mother, and grandmother, Christa Anna Haycock Robertson, passed away Monday, September 10, 2012 in Provo, Utah. Christa was born on March 18, 1939 in Payson, Utah to Jeffe Frank and Clara Hazel Davis Haycock. She attended schools in Spanish Fork and graduated from Spanish Fork High School. Christa married Billy Ray Robertson and they are the parents of two wonderful children. ...
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Kathleen Wride Olsen

November 22, 1938 - September 6, 2012

Kathleen Wride Olsen (1938-2012) Kathleen Wride Olsen, our loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister returned to her Father in Heaven early on Thursday, September 9, 2012. She was born to Donald and Edna (Bowen) Wride on November 22, 1938 and grew up traipsing through the fields of Benjamin or riding down its dusty roads on her horse Spook with her brother Blake in tow. She...
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Sterling Stewart Ludlow

December 26, 1944 - September 4, 2012

Sterling Stewart Ludlow 1944 – 2012 Sterling Ludlow, age 67 passed away on Sep 4, 2012 after a brief illness. Sterling was born December 26, 1944 in Spanish Fork, Utah to Dean Stewart Ludlow and Fawn Jex Ludlow . Sterling's early years were filled with fun adventures with his family. He loved spending time with his many cousins, his sweet sister, playing all kinds of sports, and...
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Dorothy Ann Westwood Huff

September 20, 1931 - September 3, 2012

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother Dorothy Ann Westwood Huff passed away on September 3, 2012 from complications of Alzheimer's disease. She was born in Moab, Grand County, Utah to Neil and Ida B. Westwood on September 20, 1931. She married Howard M. Huff on December 1, 1949 in Provo Utah. She was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on...
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Robert Marion Lamb

June 15, 1967 - August 30, 2012

It is with the greatest sorrow but unwavering faith that we inform you of the death of our husband and father, Robert Marion Lamb. He was doing what he loved to do when a sudden storm caused his single engine aircraft to crash near the Nephi airport on the afternoon of Thursday August 30, 2012. Rob was born on June 15, 1967 in Provo, UT, the son of Merwyn Gene Lamb and Nanette Hinckley Lamb....
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Shirl D. Hanks

August 29, 2012

Shirl D. Hanks, 77, passed away peacefully at home, August 29, 2012. He was born April 7, 1935 in Salem, Utah to Melvin R. and Nelda Hill Hanks. Shirl married Nedra Taylor on May 12, 1955 in the Salt Lake Temple. They enjoyed 57 wonderful years together. Shirl was raised in Salem and graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1953. He attended BYU. He served in the Military. He was a...
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Renee Packard Taylor

August 28, 2012

Renee Packard Taylor passed away on August 28, 2012, in Payson, Utah. She was born on May 14, 1931 in Springville, Utah to Chillian Max Packard and Lucille M. Wilson. She married James I Taylor Jr. (Jim) on July 27, 1950 in Springville, Utah and they were later sealed in the Manti Temple on April 21, 1964. After her marriage, she moved to Spanish Fork and has lived there until her death. She...
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Nolan Wesley Smith

August 27, 2012

Sometimes, it's the smallest things that take up the most room in our hearts. Nolan Wesley Smith, infant son of Andrew Harold Smith and Kori Lee Snyder Smith, was born without heartbeat on August 27, 2012 at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, UT. Though he never spent time with us, he touched many of our lives. He is greeted in Heaven by his grandfathers, Wesley Steele, Junior...
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Shirlee LaRae Gaudio Shaw Chadwick

March 25, 1929 - August 23, 2012

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, Shirlee LaRae Gaudio Chadwick, returned to our Heavenly Father on August 23, 2012. She lived 83 wonderful years. She was born March 25, 1929 in Provo, Utah to Luigi Gaudio and Phobe Lovina Jaggers Gaudio. She married Richard Madsen, they divorced. She then married Robert Shaw, whom she later divorced. She then met and...
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Allan Larsen Davis

July 14, 1930 - August 21, 2012

Our pillar of strength, bastion of integrity, and shining example of compassion and love continues his eternal journey. He died peacefully at his home on August 21, 2012. Allan was born in Leland, Utah on July 14, 1930. As a boy he quickly learned the value of hard work. He would do his chores on his father's farm and then work for other farmers in the area. His parents were very strict...
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Rowene Johnson Hawkins

December 27, 1925 - August 19, 2012

Rowene Johnson Hawkins, 86, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, August 19, 2012. She endured to the end and as Paul the Apostle taught us, fought the good fight, finished the race, and kept the faith. She and her twin sister Ruth Johnson Milner were born on December 27, 1925 in Palmyra, Utah. She was the youngest of 12 children born to William and Amelia Anderson Johnson. She...
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Hazel Marie Nelson Waters

November 26, 1935 - August 16, 2012

Hazel Marie Nelson Waters, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2012 peacefully in her sleep. Marie was born November 26, 1935 in Spanish Fork, Utah to Oliver Willard Jr. and Ferrel Blackett Nelson. She lived in Spanish Fork throughout her life and attended schools in Spanish Fork. She married John Alden Waters on November 7, 1952 in Spanish Fork and their...
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Austin Max "Red" Bennett

October 20, 1980 - August 14, 2012

Austin left his earthly family on August 14, 2012 to be with his Father in Heaven. He was born to Max and Shirleen Smith Bennett October 20, 1980 in Payson, Utah. Austin loved to camp and fish with his family, loved cooking, eating, and forcing his family to try one bite. He could fix, or build anything. He worked for his brother Justin for many years applying siding on homes. He studied...
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June McAllister

February 3, 1927 - August 8, 2012

June McAllister, 85, of Spanish Fork, passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2012 of natural causes. June was born February 3rd, 1927, son of Ralph Walker McAllister and Rhea Leona Christensen in Salina, Utah. He is a veteran of World War II. June is survived by his wife of 54 years; Rebecca (Becky). They were married May 15th 1958 in the Salt Lake Temple and raised seven children; Richard Allen ...
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Kelly Joe Nostrom

November 8, 1960 - August 8, 2012

Kelly Joe Nostrom, 51, of Indianola, Utah passed away Wednesday, August 8, 2012 in Provo. He was born November 8, 1960 in Spanish Fork, Utah to William James and LaRae Hannah Larsen Nostrom. He is a 1979 graduate of Spanish Fork High School. Kelly proudly served in the US Army during Desert Storm. His service began in 1987 at Ft. Douglas, Utah and he was discharged from Fort Benning,...
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Frances Elda Jennifer Boatright Keller

August 1, 1974 - August 5, 2012

Frances Elda Jennifer Boatright Keller, 38, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2012 in Spanish Fork, Utah. Jennifer was born August 1, 1974 in Hollywood California to Dennis James and Kathy Westover Boatright. She worked at the Huish Family Fun Center as a teenager and had great memories there. Jennifer married Russell Derek Keller on January 29, 1994 in the St. George Temple. They spent 18...
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Eva Fern Whitby Lamb

January 28, 1922 - August 4, 2012

"Together Again" Eva Fern Whitby Lamb passed away August 4, 2012. She was born January 28, 1922 in Alpine, Utah to Oscar Alfred and Viola Perenial Little Whitby, the seventh child in a family of five daughters and three sons. Shortly after her birth she moved to Carey, Idaho where she lived until she was 15 years old. In 1937 the family moved to Logan, Utah, where she graduated from Logan...
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Verona Argyle Andrews

July 25, 1927 - August 3, 2012

Verona Argyle Andrews of Spanish Fork, passed from this earthly life on August 3, 2012, at the age of 85. She was born July 25, 1927 in Lake Shore, Utah, to Joseph Alexander and Lydia Christensen Argyle. She was raised on the family farm in Lake Shore, where she learned the value of hard work. She graduated from Spanish Fork High School. At the end of World War II, she met Robert James...
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Ross K Barney

November 8, 1933 - July 31, 2012

Ross K. Barney, our loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother peacefully passed from this life on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 in Provo, Utah. He was born November 8, 1933 in Palmyra, Utah to Joseph Alva and Sarah Cathirn Ottesen Barney. Ross spent his childhood in Palmyra and graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 1952. He married his sweetheart, Marie Jolley on May 9, 1953 in...
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Tara Marie Clark

September 11, 1986 - July 27, 2012

Tara Marie Clark was welcomed into our lives, September 11, 1986. She brightened our lives with her smile, laughter, and perky attitude that showed in everything she did. Tara was smart, talented and possessed an amazingly loving heart. She believed in unicorns, rainbows and loved the stars. Tara had a beautiful way with dogs. She communicated with them and they with her. Tara's leaving...
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Geneal Hawkes Taylor

February 2, 1934 - July 24, 2012

Geneal Hawkes Taylor of Salem Utah passed away July 24th, 2012 at the age of 78 after a lingering illness. She was born February 2nd 1934 to Jean Hawkes and Lottie McMillan. She married Lynn E. Taylor on August 13, 1952. Geneal and Lynn had two children, Linda and Jay. Geneal was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother and built her life around her family. She took great pride in their...
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Robert Dean Yates

September 24, 1935 - July 23, 2012

Robert was born Sept. 24, 1935, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Jesse and Katherine Bergman Yates. He passed away July 23, 2012, after a short illness. Bob grew up in Salt Lake City attending West High School and the University of Utah. Having attended the UofU, Bob was an avid Utes fan. On Sept. 21, 1957, he married the cute girl from BYU, Kathleen Childs. While in Salt Lake he worked as a...
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Thomas Robert Judd

October 19, 1920 - July 23, 2012

Thomas R. Judd M.D. passed away on 7/23/2012 in Spanish Fork, Utah having lived a long and productive life of ninety-one years. He was born to John A. Judd and Susan Camilla W. Judd on Oct. 19th 1920 in La Verkin, Utah. He had two siblings; Clair Judd M.D. (Gladys), and Ruth Excel (Grant). He spent many hours of his youth in Southern Utah working on his father's fruit and pecan farms and at...
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Marlene Katherine Grass Peterson

September 1, 1933 - July 22, 2012

Marlene Katherine Grass Peterson, 78, of Spanish Fork, Utah left this earthly life with her husband and daughter by her side on July 22, 2012. She was born on September 1, 1933 in Salt Lake City, Utah to George K. Grass and Katherine V. Grass. She graduated from West High School. She has had several jobs in her life, the longest with Alpine School District for 23 years as a lunchroom manager...
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Ernal C. Underwood

August 18, 1921 - July 21, 2012

On July 21, 2012 shortly after the dawn broke over the majestic Wasatch Mountains, Ernal Cless Underwood joined his lovely wife, mother and father, brothers and sisters, daughter, and other ancestors as he stepped from this mortal existence into his eternal calling. Throughout his mortal life he viewed life as a series of callings each with its own challenges and rewards. Not one for seeking...
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Lois Sabin Lazenby

December 9, 1932 - July 20, 2012

Beloved mother, grandmother and sister, Lois Sabin Lazenby, age 79 of Salem, passed away Friday, July 20, 2012 at the Parkway Health Center. She was born December 9, 1932 in Spanish Fork, Utah to Clyde & Christina Warner Sabin. She married Jesse Royal Lazenby January 20, 1953. He preceded her in death. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and enjoyed Genealogy...
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Donna Chapple Hanks

April 16, 1931 - July 18, 2012

Our dearest Wife, Mother and Grandmother passed away July 18, 2012. She was born April 16, 1931 in Spanish Fork, Utah to Roach and Elvern Robbins Chapple. Her childhood was spent in Spanish Fork, Utah. She graduated from Spanish Fork High School and that is where she met her sweetheart, Vaud Melvin Hanks. They were married July 27, 1949 in the LDS Manti Temple. They enjoyed 63 wonderful...
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Patricia Ann Carlson

August 6, 1936 - July 17, 2012

Patricia Carlson died in Salt Lake City, Utah on July 17, 2012. She was born on Aug. 6, 1936 to Lilyan Mary Bangerter and James Edwin Moriarty in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was 9 years old when her father returned from WWII and moved the family to California. She graduated from Acalanes High School in Lafayette, CA in 1954. She met Neil William Carlson "Bill" and they married in 1959. They...
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David Joseph Pace

December 27, 1946 - July 16, 2012

David Joseph Pace, 65, passed away July 16, 2012 at home. During his last days, he was surrounded by those he loved most dearly, his loving wife, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He was born December 27, 1946 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Robert George and Mildred Shirley Jones Pace. David married his eternal sweetheart, Mary Susann Peterson on June 7, 1968 in the Manti LDS...
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Grace Huff Hile Voran

July 13, 1913 - July 15, 2012

Grace Huff Hile Voran passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 15, 2012 at the age of 99. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 13, 1913 to William J. and Bessie Ethel Hile. She was preceded in death by her husband George J. Voran of 65 happy years. They eloped and got married in Elkton, Maryland on September 9, 1938. Until 1982, they lived in Philadelphia when they decided...
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Lydia Darlene Andelin

December 11, 1951 - July 14, 2012

Lydia Darlene Andelin, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, in Provo, UT Saturday July 14, 2012. She courageously battled MS for the past 15 years. Darlene was born in Goodlettsville, TN on December 11, 1951 to remarkable parents William T. Baker and Mary Jane Ralph. She married Lane B. Andelin on March 10, 1972 in the...
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Bette Rae Davis Figgat

August 5, 1923 - July 14, 2012

Bette Rae Davis Figgat, 88, of Salt Lake City, beloved wife, mother, sister, and grandmother passed away Saturday, July 14, 2012. She was born August 5, 1923 in Salt Lake City, to Warren Edgar and Henrietta Hunter Davis. She attended schools in Salt Lake, graduating from South High School. She married Floyd Lewis Figgat and together had three daughters: Michelle, Christine, Candice. Bette...
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Amanda Ann Higgins

August 1, 1982 - July 13, 2012

Amanda Ann Morales Higgins, our loving wife, mother, sister, and friend unexpectedly returned to Heaven on Thursday, July 12, 2012. Amanda was born August 1, 1982 in Oneonta, New York to Charles and Francesca Morales. She graduated from Shenedahowa High School and attended Plattsburg University and The University of Maine. She married her soul-mate and best friend, Walter Higgins on October...
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Sanford E. Argyle

August 12, 1925 - July 12, 2012

Sanford E. Argyle (Sas), 86, of Spanish Fork, Utah passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012. He was born August 12, 1925 in Spanish Fork, Utah to George Erwin and Agnes Hortense Anderson Argyle. Sanford graduated from Spanish Fork High School. He married Kathleen Richardson on December 12, 1948 and worked as a Mason, Carpenter, and Truck Driver. Always devoted to his family, he loved BYU...
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Ronald Howard Thomas

September 1, 1935 - July 7, 2012

Ronald Howard Thomas, our dearest husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully July 7, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. He was born to John Howard and Gertrude Elizabeth Thomas September 1, 1935 in Eureka, Utah. He graduated from BYU where he received his degree in teaching. He was a passionate teacher who was respected and loved by all. His career as a teacher lasted for 35...
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James Elbert Gregson

July 26, 1941 - July 7, 2012

"Red" --James Elbert "Red" Gregson, 70, longtime resident of Salem, Utah, passed away on July 7, 2012 due to complications from a fall. He left this earth the same way he lived his life, surrounded by his family. He was born on July 26, 1941, to Leon and Mary Frances Gregson in Chrysler, Alabama. Red was a loving husband to his wife, Pat, of 48 years; a dad to 2 sons and 7 girls; and...
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Shirley Jeanne Larsen Aitken

June 6, 1927 - July 6, 2012

Shirley Jeanne Larsen Aitken born June 6, 1927, died July 6, 2012 at Utah Valley Hospital. She was the daughter of Eugene Larsen and Agnes Sullivan. She married her high school sweetheart, Ray Ellsworth Aitken, April 18, 1945. During WWII, she worked for financial institutions in Los Angeles and Oakland, California. After her husband's discharge from the Navy, they returned to Spanish Fork...
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Lynnette Robison Fisher

August 29, 1975 - July 4, 2012

Lynnette, a dear daughter, sister, wife and mother passed away July 4, 2012. She was born on August 29, 1975 to M. LaVoy and Karen Wright Robison in Englewood, Colorado. Lynne was the youngest of six children. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Elementary Education in 1997. Lynne married Kevin Boyd Fisher on August 5, 1995 in the Manti Temple. Together, they made...
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Debra Thompson Frehner

October 18, 1956 - June 28, 2012

Debra Thompson Frehner, loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother returned to her Heavenly Father Thursday, June 28, 2012 in Provo, Utah. She was born October 18, 1956 to Richard and Alta Hansen Thompson in Spanish Fork, Utah. Debra attended Springville High School, and graduated from Highland High School in Pocatello, Idaho. She then furthered her education at Idaho State University. ...
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Lisa Poulsen

August 13, 1962 - June 28, 2012

Lisa was born on August 13, 1962 to Blaine A. and Kaye Poulsen, of Spanish Fork, Utah. Her grandparents are Martin and Vera Poulsen and Bernell and Eva Jensen. Lisa passed away in Provo, Utah. She was 49 years old. Lisa was a very special daughter. She could fill your heart with such happiness and joy. She made friends wherever she went. She especially loved little children and...
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Rae Christensen

October 30, 1921 - June 27, 2012

Rae Marvilla Anderson Christensen, 90, of Provo, Utah passed away peacefully in Orem, Utah on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Rae was born on October 30, 1921, in Mt. Pleasant, Utah the second child of Levi Anderson and Mina Merelda Jones. Her youth was spent in Mt. Pleasant, Utah where she was a 1939 graduate of North Sanpete High School and a 1941 graduate of Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. ...
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Fred E. Woods III

September 22, 1930 - June 24, 2012

Fred E. Woods III passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012 surrounded by his family. He was born September 22, 1930, to Fred E. Woods II and Florence Mae Brooke in the Veterans Hospital in West Los Angeles, California. To our knowledge, he was the only baby born in that hospital. Fred went to Lynnwood Academy, graduated from Pasadena City College, and later attended Cal Poly. He married his sweetheart...
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Charles Kay Sturdevant

October 7, 1931 - June 23, 2012

On June 23, 2012, surrounded by his family, we lost our loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Charles Kay Sturdevant. Kay was born on October 7, 1931 in Centerfield, Utah to Frank and Elnora Sturdevant. He married the love of his life, Norma Dean Torgenson, on December 9, 1950 in Salina, Utah. They had 61 years of adventure and happiness together. Kay graduated from...
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Hatty Jo Christensen Robb

January 12, 1935 - June 23, 2012

Hatty Jo Christensen Robb, 77, of Spanish Fork, Utah passed away Saturday, June 23, 2012 in Payson, Utah. She was born January 12, 1935 in Whiterocks, Utah to Marion and Violette Francis Christensen. Hatty married Warren Albert Robb on April 8, 1951 in Roosevelt, Utah. The marriage was later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple. They are the parents of four children. She was a devoted...
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Susan Taylor Diamond

August 14, 1963 - June 21, 2012

Susan Taylor Diamond, beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend passed away on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center. Susie was born August 14, 1963 in Payson, Utah, the tenth child of Hal Loren and Anna Fredrickson Taylor. She was married to Daniel Denter in 1983 and had two wonderful children, Airiel Anna and Quinlin Kingsley. She and Dan were later...
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Bruce Maxwell Peterson

December 21, 1948 - June 21, 2012

Bruce Maxwell Peterson passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012 after a valiant fight with extended illnesses. He was born December 21, 1948 in American Fork, Utah to Clyde W. and Rose Marie Maxwell Peterson. He graduated from American Fork High School in the Class of 1967. Bruce married his sweetheart, Gayle Warner on October 1, 1971 in Hobble Creek Canyon. They were sealed for time and all...
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Vera Willliams Shelton

July 24, 1914 - June 20, 2012

Vera Williams Shelton, affectionately known as "Grandma" by most who knew her, left us on June 20, 2012 to be reunited with many of her friends and family. She was born in Spanish Fork on July 24, 1914, a day of celebration (Pioneer Day) and continued that celebration for the next 97 11/12 years. She was the 12th of 13 children born to Herbert Reese Williams and Caroline Elizebeth Pace, all of...
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Leon Vernal White

February 23, 1955 - June 17, 2012

Leon Vernal White passed at the early age of 57, on Sunday, June 17, 2012 due to an illness. He was born February 23, 1955. He was one of eight children born to William Owen and Edith Orton White. His siblings include, Norma Parker, Lake Butler, FL; Gordon (LaRene) White, Payson, UT; Sherry (James) Couey, Jax, FL; Blaine (Jackie) White, Mapleton, UT: Ross (Lucille) White, Spanish Fork, UT:...
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Shauna Rae Hughes McDonald

September 20, 1952 - June 17, 2012

Shauna returned to her Heavenly Father peacefully with family by her side rocking out to her favorite music 06/17/2012. She was born September 20, 1952 the first child of Leo and Louise Hughes. She graduated Spanish Fork High School and the Trade Tech. She was a consummate comedian and entertained many people with her outgoing friendly nature. Shauna was an awesome visiting teacher and had a...
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Merlene Sumsion Evans

March 27, 1912 - June 16, 2012

Merlene Sumsion Evans, of Lake Shore, Utah, died peacefully surrounded by all of her children on June 16, 2012. A true Lake Shore Homecoming! She was born March 27, 1912 in Springville, Utah to James Spender and Belva Whiting Sumsion. She graduated from Springville High School in 1930 and Brigham Young University in 1935. She taught school in Genola and Lake Shore. On June 28, 1939 in the...
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Arnold Gerald Frisby

April 23, 1929 - June 13, 2012

Arnold Gerald Frisby, 83, of Payson, Utah passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2012 in Payson. He was born April 23, 1929 in Santaquin, Utah to Gerald Eddie and Camilla Horton Frisby. He grew up in Payson and graduated from Payson High School. He served in the United States Army and retired from service after 22 years. Arnold married Betty Walker on November 21, 1991 in Orem, Utah. He enjoyed ...
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Faye Rosenlof

May 5, 1937 - June 13, 2012

Faye Rosenlof joined her loved ones in heaven on June 13, 2012. She was born May 5, 1937 to Wayne Hilding Rosenlof and Zina Lucille Ellis Rosenlof in their Spanish Fork, Utah home where she lived her whole life. Faye graduated from Spanish Fork High School and then studied business and library science at Brigham Young University. She began her working career in 9th grade in order to help...
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Beverly Warner Finch

December 26, 1926 - June 13, 2012

Beverly Warner Finch, 85, of Spanish Fork, Utah quietly passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 in Payson, Utah. She was born December 26, 1926, the daughter of William J. and Edna Ruby Brown Warner. She spent her childhood in Provo, graduating from Provo High School. Beverly married Howard L. Dunn on June 22, 1946 in Provo, Utah. They were blessed with two wonderful children and later...
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Austin James Peterson

July 12, 2009 - June 12, 2012

Our sweet little busybody with auburn hair and bouncy curls, Austin James Peterson, returned to his Heavenly Father on June 12, 2012. He was born July 12, 2009 in Payson, Utah to James William Peterson and Anajean Warner. Austin was an amazing boy and we feel lucky to have known him for the past three years. He was very kind and considerate, especially with Grandma. He was his Momma's...
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Lucille Strong Peterson

July 18, 1920 - June 9, 2012

Lucille Strong Peterson (91) passed away on June 9, 2012, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 18, 1920 in Springville, Utah. She was the daughter of Ernest A. and Norma (Bringhurst) Strong. She is survived by five of her six children, John Carl (Clare) Peterson of Mapleton, Utah; Margery (Mike) Hatfield and Pat (John) Lee of Springville; Mark (Paula) Peterson of...
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Ross Paul White

January 31, 1953 - June 7, 2012

Ross Paul White, 59, passed away June 7, 2012 in Provo, Utah. He was born in Provo to William and Edith White, and was the fifth child of eight children. Ross met Lucille in Spring Lake in 1966 and they were married October 5, 1974. They were blessed with five children, Celeste Fox (Darrin Fox); Lonnie White (Stephanie White); Ashley Jackson (Ben Jackson); Desiree Jackson (Matt Jackson);...
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Bryce Earl Wing

October 5, 1931 - June 3, 2012

Bryce Earl Wing, our loving and loyal husband father, brother and grandfather, passed away peacefully and returned home to loving family and friends. Bryce was born in Springville to Ralph Joseph and Vonda Smith Wing on October 5, 1931. He was raised in Mapleton and Springville. He met his sweetheart Mary Higginson in 1951 and they were married 58 years. Their marriage was solemnized in the...
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Lynn Ray Chadwick

July 17, 1957 - May 31, 2012

Lynn Ray Chadwick, our beloved son, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend, returned home to his Heavenly Father May 31, 2012. Lynn was born on July 17, 1957 to Ernest J. and Dorothy Allene Chadwick in American Fork, Utah. Lynn spent his childhood in American Fork and graduated from American Fork High School in 1975. Lynn was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ...
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Florence Hansen Canaan

October 20, 1920 - May 24, 2012

Our beloved Grandmother, Tutu, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2012 at the age of 91. Born October 20, 1920 in Provo Utah to Ann Elizabeth Hill and Joseph Robison Hinckley, Florence showed a gift for performing at an early age. She was singing and dancing professionally at 13. It was these gifts which brought her and her future husband, Douglas Hansen, together. A professional trumpet...
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Lois Carol Buckman Carey

June 10, 1934 - May 22, 2012

Our loving mother and grandmother, Lois Carol Buckman Carey, quietly passed from this life to her Heavenly home on Tuesday morning, May 22, 2012 in Spanish Fork, Utah. She was born June 10, 1934 in Encampment, Wyoming to Charles Leslie and Margaret Florence Severns Buckman. She attended high school in Encampment, Wyoming and graduated in 1952. Lois also graduated from LA County General...
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Laurie Sue Neves Argyle

July 21, 1967 - May 18, 2012

Laurie Sue Neves Argyle passed away from our loving arms on May 18, 2012 after years of struggling with pain and fatigue; her sweet body finally lost the fight. Our Mama was so full of life and fun. There was never a day that she did not say, " I love you" to someone in our family, extended family, friends, and others. She has the God given gift of Charity, the greatest gift of all. She...
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William Palmer Leifson

May 15, 2012 - May 15, 2012

Our perfect little William personally escorted his twin sister, Emma, into this world on May 15th, 2012, then quietly returned to the loving arms of our Heavenly Father. William is survived by his parents, Scott and Tara Leifson, three sisters (Kennady, Brooklyn, and his twin sister, Emma), and one brother (Easton). He is the grandson of Lynn and Diane Leifson, and Don and Celia Palmer, and the...
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Stephanie Jo Parry Loveless Grimes

June 22, 1969 - May 11, 2012

Stephanie Jo Parry Loveless Grimes, age 42, passed away unexpectedly on May 11, 2012. She was born on June 22, 1969 in Provo, Utah to Stephen Cahoon Parry and Phyllis Victoria McAffee Webb. Words cannot express the grief we feel about the loss of our dear Stephanie. She was a devoted mother, wife, sister, aunt and friend. She was compassionate, loving, giving, empathetic and loved to...
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Dean Ray Foote

June 7, 1949 - May 10, 2012

Dean Ray Foote, 62, of Provo, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2012. He was born in Gunnison, Utah, June 7, 1949, the son of Don Carlos and Rosetta Houskeeper Foote. He spent his formative years in Slaterville, Utah, where he worked hard on the family farm tending chickens, pigs, and horses. He was one of 11 children and was especially close to his brother, Jesse, all of his life. He attended...
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Helen Marion Palmer Argyle

April 29, 1938 - May 10, 2012

Helen Palmer Argyle passed away on May 10, 2012. She was born April 29, 1938 in Goshen to Harold LeRoy and Leah Menlove Palmer. She attended schools in Goshen and Payson. She married Sterling H. Argyle on December 10, 1959 in Lake Shore. They were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on December 10, 1970. Helen is survived by her children, Robert (Faylynne) Argyle, Cedar City; Melanie...
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Sterling H Argyle

September 1, 1933 - May 10, 2012

Sterling H. Argyle passed away on May 10, 2012. He was born September 1, 1933 in Lake Shore to Charles Hyrum and Edna Holt Argyle. He attended schools in Lake Shore, Spanish Fork, and Central Utah Technical College. He married Helen Palmer on December 10, 1959 in Lake Shore, and they were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on December 10, 1970. Sterling worked at Dugway, BYU, and retired from...
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Bernice Cox Stanton

May 30, 1938 - May 4, 2012

Bernice Cox Stanton, 73, of Provo, passed away Friday, May 4, 2012 holding the hand of her sweetheart, Jim. She triumphed in a two-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born in Ferron Utah, May 30, 1938. She was fourth of the eight children of Lloyd Glenn and Mildred Johnson Cox. She spent her childhood in Ferron in the wonderful companionship of her brothers and sisters. She gained her...
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Evelyn Forsey Bills

August 14, 1915 - May 1, 2012

Evelyn Forsey Bills of Spanish Fork, Utah died on May 1, 2012 after a short stay at Payson Hospital at the age of 96. She was born on August 14, 1915 in Mammoth, Utah to David C. and Evelyn Tanner Forsey. Her mother died when she was three weeks old. She was raised by a very special step-mother, Stella Christensen Forsey. Evelyn graduated from Payson High School. She married Howard L. Bills...
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Robert Dale Leavitt

August 31, 1963 - April 28, 2012

Our father, husband, brother, and best friend was taken by the hand of God at his home Saturday morning, April 28, 2012 at the early age 48. Dale was born August 31, 1963 in Payson, Utah to Richard Boyd and Eva Mae Dansie Leavitt. He was raised in Salem and attended Spanish Fork High. Dale married Jackie Tanner in 1981 and their daughter, Crystal was born. Dale and Jackie later...
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James Eldred Hathaway

January 29, 1923 - April 24, 2012

James Eldred Hathaway passed away suddenly on April 24, 2012 at the age of 89. He was born the oldest child of James Finley and Doras Ella Greenhalgh Hathaway in Santaquin, Utah on January 29, 1923. He attended school in Santaquin and Payson, leaving after the 10th grade to join the CCC camps at age 17. He volunteered to join the Army in 1943 and was assigned to the Army Air Corp with the...
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Lawrence Dean Knotts

September 30, 1928 - April 19, 2012

Lawrence Dean (Larry) Knotts passed away on April 19, 2012 from complications of Leukemia. He was born September 30, 1928 in Spanish Fork, Utah, a son of George Knotts and Francis Elizabeth Moore. Dad spent his entire life in Spanish Fork attending school, working and living except for the 3 years he spent in Europe with the Air Force. In returning from Europe he met and fell in love with Martha...
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Ruth Elmer Hoffman Peay

April 18, 2012

Ruth Elmer Hoffman Peay, our dear mother and grandmother, passed away Wednesday April 18, 2012, from heart failure. Ruth married Farrell (Bud) Hoffman on June 14th, 1947, in Reno, Nevada. Their marriage was later solemnized at the Manti Temple on July 22, 1958. They were the proud parents of five (5) boys. Bud died December 31, 1991. Ruth married Kenneth Peay on January 4, 1998, in Las...
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Stephen Lloyd Hedger

January 18, 1947 - April 15, 2012

Stephen Lloyd Hedger, 65, passed away peacefully at home Sunday morning, April 15, 2012, his loving wife of 46 years by his side. His example of courage throughout his long battle with cancer, touched the lives of many. Steve retired from Provo City Power where he made many life long friends. Steve is survived by his wife, Maggie; sons, Brian, Greg (Terisa), Jeff, one daughter, Tami;...
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Lois Irene Cloward Roper

September 7, 1915 - April 14, 2012

Lois Irene Cloward Roper, 96, of Salem, Utah passed away on April 14, 2012 surrounded by her family. She was born in Salem on September 7, 1915 to Lynn Dee and Ruth Sheen Cloward. Lois attended schools in Salem and attended Provo Trade Tech. She was employed at the old Payson Hospital. She married her eternal companion, Howard Molen Roper, Sr. on March 18, 1937 and they were blessed with...
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Betty Gene Lewis McVey

April 14, 1923 - April 8, 2012

Betty Gene Lewis McVey passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2012 in her home in Spanish Fork, Utah. She was born April 14, 1923 in Elko, Nevada to Preston and Josephine Alzina Hutchinson Lewis. Betty spent the first 11 years of her life in a mining camp at Spruce Mountain, Nevada. The family moved to Elko in 1934 where she attended high school. She married Chester McVey on November 3, 1940 in Elko...
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Marvin R. Christensen

August 31, 1923 - April 7, 2012

Marvin Romaine Christensen, 88, of Lake Shore, Utah passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2012. His wife Maxine, preceded him in death. He is survived by their six children and their families. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lake Shore LDS Chapel, 5916 South 3200 West, Lake Shore. There will be a viewing prior to the funeral from 9:45-10:45 a.m....
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Kevin J. Davis

June 5, 1959 - April 6, 2012

Kevin J. Davis, son, brother, husband, and father was taken from his earthly home on April 6, 2012 due to unexpected medical issues. Kevin was born on June 5, 1959 to Albert H. and LaVerta Wymore Davis in Payson, Utah. He was the youngest of five children. Kevin enjoyed being in the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Kevin was known for his caring heart, compassion to help others and a loud...
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Elden Gardner Andrus

December 31, 1923 - April 4, 2012

Elden Gardner Andrus, 88, died at his home in Spanish Fork, Utah, on April 4, 2012, from complications due to Alzheimer's disease. Elden was born December 31, 1923, as the fourth child of Jacob Gardner and Phoebe Stone Andrus in Spanish Fork, Utah. Elden was a member of the US Army-Air Corp during WWII. After an honorable discharge, Elden reenlisted in the Army Reserve Medical Corp. Elden...
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