December 31, 2012
Hershel Lee Thompson, age 73, passed away on Dec. 27, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born on May 1, 1939, in Boyd County, Kentucky to David Flemming Thompson and Beulah Marjory Conley. Hershel married Luella Ann Vicchrilli on August 29, 1957.
Our loving Father, Husband, and Grandfather loved to fish, hunt, and camp with his family. He was in the National Guard for 8 years. He was an Explorer Leader and Scout Master for his church and a Little League Baseball coach for many years. He was a sheet metal worker for Local 312 Union for 37 years; for the last 9 years he was also the Business Manager for Local 312. He held many offices with the Local 312 Union, and then went on to work for the Sheet Metal International Union as an organizer. He retired at the age of 55 to travel the countryside with his wife in their RV. Read more
December 31, 2012
Garth E. Woodward
Garth E. Woodward passed away on Sunday, December 30, 2012. Born August 22, 1930 to Alfred George and Mabel Reese Woodward. Garth was born and raised in Corinne Utah. He married Loetta Pope in 1950. Garth and Loetta had 2 daughters and lived a happy life up to her passing in 1972. Garth then married Marlene Day Jardine and the two of them spent 36 wonderful years together. When Garth married Marlene he inherited two daughters that he treated and loved as his own. Garth spent many years on the road as a commercial truck driver working for several large trucking companies. He was proud to be a Teamster and a veteran. The joy of his life was watching his children and grandchildren grow and he supported them all in their various activities. He will be remembered for his gentle, kind approach to all he met. He was a fine man.
Garth is preceded in death by his parents, his siblings, Loetta and Marlene, and his daughter Chyrle. He is survived by his daughter Corinne (Randy) Hoopes, Scott (Janis) Jardine, Stanna (Doug) Headden,Kimberley(Buzz) Nielsen, 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1:00 pm, on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at Lakeview Memorial Mortuary,1640 E Lakeview Dr,Bountiful,Utah. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
December 28, 2012
Russell Wood Mosier “Russ” left this world to begin a new journey on December 24, 2012. He died at home, from complications related to aging, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Denver, CO July 26, 1920. Russ was always looking for ways to help others and this desire to serve led him into the Navy. He contracted TB while in the military and received a medical discharge shortly thereafter. After he recovered, he got his degree in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University. He used his degree to uplift and support others the rest of his life by working at the VA hospital and other care facilities. His commitment to make this world a better, more positive place for all motivated him to teach continuing education classes called “Progressive Awareness”. Russ had a true love of people and people loved him. He had seven biological children: Rexford “Ricky”, Lorene “Kay” (Hickam), Kimball , Tana (Allred) , Jonni, Stacy (Jessop) & Audra (Stoker), but loved many like his own: Fawn (Nielsen), Kim (Nydegger), Spring (Connolly), Terence Hansen, Alicia (Purcell) & Laura (Toffoli). He was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister. He leaves behind his children, their spouses, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Russ will be missed by everyone who knew him because to him everyone he knew was family. A memorial service will be held in his honor Saturday, January 5, 2012 at Memorial Mortuary 5850 S. 900 E. Murray, UT beginning at 11:00 am. Russ’s family would like to thank the hospice staff and volunteers who took such good care of him throughout the years. As Russ would always say, “Make yourself a good day!”
December 28, 2012
Charlotte Estella Naff King, 86, died on December 27, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah
Charlotte was born September 12, 1926 in Dayton, Ohio to Fred A. Naff and Mamie L. McDaniel Naff. Married Charles Lee King November 30, 1947 in Covington, Kentucky.
Charlotte loved to volunteer and was a Pink Lady at Pioneer Valley Hospital from 1971 to 2012. She loved to machine quilt, do ceramics, and porcelain dolls.
Grandma loved all her family and was always there for them. Family and friends loved her dearly and will miss her. God bless you, Grandma.
Mom had a warm relationship with God and served him faithfully in the St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church of West Valley City.
She is survived by 4 children, Sandra (Robert) Garrard, WVC; Jack “Randy” (Connie), Elk Ridge; Charles W. “Bill” (Cathy), Highlands Ranch, CO; Mary (Raul) Garcia, West Jordan;
9 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; brothers Kenneth (Carol) Naff, Ohio, and Richard (Melva) Naff, Ohio, and the neighbor who was like a son, Jack Clark.
Preceded in death by husband, parents, daughter-in-law, brothers Arthur and William.
Funeral services will be held Monday December 31, 2012 at 11:00 am at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 4615 South 3200 West, West Valley City, Utah with the Rev. Matthew Seddon officiating. Friends may call Sunday from 6-8:00 pm at Redwood Memorial Estates, 6500 South Redwood Rd. Interment Redwood Memorial Park.
December 28, 2012
“Trey” Adolph Eugene Shubert III returned to live with our Lord and Savior, December 24, 2012. Born December 20, 1953 in San Diego, California to Adolph Eugene and Vesta Dorothy Thompson Shubert. Born & raised in San Diego, Trey received a B.S. in Industrial Arts Education from BYU. Trey loved every aspect of the automotive industry and spent many years teaching Auto Mechanics at Cyprus High School and SLCC. Trey also owned Presidential Limousine. An active member of the LDS Church, Trey held many callings most recently he and his wife Pepper enjoyed being Activities Commitee Leaders. He currently was the Second Counselor in the Sunday School.
Trey was married to Eileen (Pepper) Bounds in the Jordan River Temple June 9, 2007.
Trey was previously marriage to Cheryl Ann Fussell – their children were Christopher Lee, Jennifer Lynn, and Heather Ann.
Trey is survived by his wife, Eileen/Pepper (Riverton), three step children and his three children and three sisters, Dolly Shubert (Texas), Vickie Shubert and Lynn Hamilton (California). He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brothers Dale and Leslie.
Viewing will be held Friday December 28th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Riverton LDS 10th Ward – 12800 South 2700 West, Riverton, Utah. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 29th at 11:00 AM same ward building.
Family is asking in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the family.
December 27, 2012
Lynn Samual Utley, born to Frank Utley and Charity Wolverton Utley January 11 1925. He was raised during the depression and it showed in the man he became. He lived in several small towns in Idaho and Utah, and was raised in the Tooele/ Stockton area. He served in the Army Air Force in Alaska from 1942 to the end of the war. He was a graduate of Annapolis. Lynn Married Charlotte Elliott on Feb. 25 1950. They had 3 children Dave, Mike, and Susan. They resided in Kearns.
He love his family, the outdoors, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and camping. He taught his kids to be the same.
He was employed at Hercules Powder company for 31 years . He and Charlotte retired in June of 1983. He was 58. They built a cabin on Smith and Moorehouse Creek and lived there, and in Kearns until 1986.
Lynn loved to travel. He and Charlotte “Ran The Wheels Off” several travel trailers and motorhomes . He had several traveling Companions that shared his zest for life and the adventure of seeing this amazing country of ours. One of his favorite stories was how he & Charlotte , Dan & Barbara, and Eddie & Loretta (forgive me if I’ve left some one out ) drove their motorhomes down Park Avenue in New York City, during the middle of the day !! He also loved Arizona. He & Charlotte lived their winter months in the warmth that Arizona provides .
Due to Charlotte’s health, Lynn sold the cabin in 1999 and bought a home in Murray. He later sold that home and bought a home in Tooele where he lived the rest of his life. He has a niece and nephews and some high school friends still living in the area. Charlotte passed away Nov. 27 2003.
On Feb.5 2005, in Arizona, Lynn married Betty Delaney. He introduced her to his love for travel by taking her to Alaska to go fishing and see his grandson. since then they have been traveling this country again. They now have a residence in Florence Az. and his place in Tooele Ut.
Lynn had a lot of health issues that you never heard him speak of. The last few years have been precious. He wanted to live long enough to get to know his last great grandchild. You could tell by the way he held Ryker that Lynn thought he was very special. Ryker called him “Pop”.
Lynn is survived by his wife Betty, his son, Dave, Janet & 4 grandsons, his daughter, Susan, 1 grandson &1 granddaughter
Lynn was proceeded in death by his parents, Frank & Charity, 2 brothers, Clair & Hal, his son, Mike, and his wife Charlotte.
He has lost many dear friends and family that he is visiting with now. He is either fishing with Mike , arguing with his brothers, having a high ball with uncle John and Dan, or hugging his mom or Charlotte.
We will miss you dearly sweet Dad !! You can put your “patience pants” away you don’t need them anymore !!
A viewing will be held on Saturday the 29th from 2:00pm-4:00pm at Redwood Memorial Mortuary and Cemetery, 6500 South Redwood Road. Lynn will be cremated and his remains will be put with his son Mike.
December 27, 2012
William Paul Kenworthy, 71, peacefully passed away on December 20, 2012 in Bountiful, Utah surrounded by his loving family. He was born December 25, 1940 to George William and Edna Muriel Kenworthy in Pontiac, Michigan. He married Sally E. Kenworthy on July 14, 1975 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He had many great accomplishments in life. He served in the United States Air Force at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota from 1959 to 1961. Paul enjoyed his job as a water treatment specialist for many years and when retired, found great joy in helping others and had a keen eye for history and antiques. His great passions were music and guitars. His collections were truly the highlight of his life. One of his greatest joys was being with his family. He had an amazing sense of humor and a smile that would light up any room. Read more
December 27, 2012
Wayne LaMar Nelson
Born September 25, 1927 ~ December 25, 2012.
Wayne LaMar Nelson, age 85, died on December 25, 2012 inBountiful,Utah. He was born on September 25, 1927 inSalt Lake City,Utah to Reynold Olaf Nelson and Annie Wells. He married LaVee Alldredge on November 21, 1952.
LaMar worked at Hill Air Force Base for over 30 years and retired in 1998. LaMar was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints throughout his life. LaMar enjoyed pheasant hunting, fishing and skiing. During his retired years, he especially enjoyed taking cruises with his sweetheart. His favorite cruise was one they took with their children and grandchildren to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
LaMar is survived by two children, Wayne (Patti) Nelson and Mechel Lewis, grandchildren, Robert Shane Lewis (Britteny Connor), Tony (Katlyn) Nelson, Misty Lee Lewis (Anthony), Stephen (Kassi) Nelson, Kimball Nelson and Colby Nelson, great grandchildren, Claire Nelson, Mason Connor Lewis, four sisters-in-law, Joyce Carsey, Karen Rupp, Ann Alldredge Hill and Maxine Nelson. He was preceded in death by his parents and his eternal companion, his two brothers, Reynold and Grant Nelson and brothers-in-law, Minor Merton Alldredge Jr, Jac Carsey and Gary Rupp.
Funeral services will be held on December 31, 2012 at noon in the Bountiful16th Ward Meetinghouse 720 E 550 N. A viewing will be held at the same building on Sunday from 6-8 pm and Monday from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. Interment at Lakeview Cemetery1640 Lakeview Dr, Btfl. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.memorialutah.com
December 26, 2012
A Wayne Baker
A Wayne Baker, Salt Lake City/ Phoenix businessman and church leader, died today at age 91.
He was born April 9, 1921 to John Edmond and Leonora Taylor Harris Baker in Salt Lake City, Utah. His maternal grandfather, Thomas Harris, Jr., was a Utah Pioneer.
He married Edith Marcelle Wonnacott on December 16, 1939. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. They celebrated their 73rd anniversary this year.
He served in the South Pacific with the Navy Seabees in World War II building the airbases on Tinian from which the Enola Gay flew to drop the atomic bombs on the Japanese empire, then, successively became the Civilian Chief of the Public Relations office at Hill Air Force Base, promotion director of KSL Radio, Vice President/Co-owner of Francom/Baker Advertising Agency, President and founder of Ad/Man advertising agency of Salt Lake, then became a senior vice-president of Evans Advertising, of Salt Lake City. Moving to Phoenix, AZ in 1975 he became vice-president/co-owner of Advertising Management of Phoenix, whose chief account was Century 21 Real Estate.
Returning to Salt Lake in 1997, he became executive vice-pres. Of American Travel Inns, president of Baker/Francis & Associates Marketing Consultants, president/CEO of Art Masters International Galleries, and City Manager and Acquisition Manager of the intermountain area for National Self Storage Management, Inc. He won several national awards for his advertising/public relations campaigns and for superior leadership.
He served as president of the Rose Park Lions Club, President of the Utah Sales and Marketing Executives, President of the Utah Pilots Association as a director of the Salt Lake AD Club. He was City Manager of National Self Storage Management for 10 years, receiving numerous citations for his management skills; then retired at age 84.
He was the first superintendent for the Rose Park Stake Young Men’s MIA and later served in the bishopric of the Val Verda 7th ward, on the High Council of the Orchard and Taylorsville west stake. For 14 years he served in the Jordan River Temple as an ordinance worker and supervisor, then as executive secretary to the temple president. He was a High Priest.
He is survived by his wife, Marcelle, two daughters: JoAnn Tonnie Collins (Alfred R. Collins, deceased), Pierre, S.D. and Lee Ann Francis (Jay Kent Francis) of South Jordan, Utah, one son Robert Wayne Baker (Jeanne M. Baker) of West Valley City, Utah. He has 14 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren 6 great great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon, December 29, 2012 at the East Mill Creek 15th Ward Chapel, 3750 South Hillside Lane (East Mill Creek), Salt Lake City, Utah. A Viewing will be held that morning at 10:00 am to 11:30 am.
December 26, 2012
Barbara McCormick Denney
1928 ~ 2012
Barbara Lou McCormick Denney. Born in Murray, Utah on December 3, 1928 to Melvin and Lois Lorene Turner McCormick, passed away December 22, 2012. She was the 4th of 8 children and grew up on a small farm in Union, Utah. She graduated from Jordan High School in 1947 and married Edison Lamar Denney in 1949 (later divorced). They raised their family in Corralitos, California, south of San Francisco in the Redwoods. Barbara was an elegant lady and a wonderful homemaker. She was an excellent seamstress and a gourmet cook. She was a member of the LDS Church and especially loved the children.
Barbara is survived by children: Brad (Susan), Cindy Caldwell (Jay), Ryan (Jan), 12 grandchildren, 13 great- grandchildren, Siblings: Gene (Ariz), Don (Maurine), Marian Jackson, Joan (Mel) Gamble. She is preceded in death by siblings, Henry, Elaine and Reid.
Special thanks to Abbington Manor staff and residents and Hospice of Utah.
A viewing will be held Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012; 6-8pm at Mtn. View Memorial, 3115 E 7800 S, in Cottonwood Heights. Funeral Services will be held Friday, December 28th 2012 at 1pm, Union 6th ward building, 1433 E Old Mission Rd. (7900 S), Sandy, Utah with a viewing at 12pm. Interment at Mtn. View Memorial Park.