Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Irene Cutler obitIrene Marie Head Cutler

 

Irene Marie Head Cutler passed quietly and peacefully from this life to the next in the early morning hours on February 4, 2016 at the home of her daughter Denise in Washington, Utah, where she had bene living for 10 years. Irene was born July 21, 1928 in Princeton, Illinois to Dwight “Jack” T. and Ollie Myrtle Birchmier Head. She had three brothers: Donald Thomas Head, Harold LaVern Head and Gerald Dean Head, all of whom have passed away. Her grandparents were Tobias George and Minnie Ella Levings Head and William Henry and Amanda Ellen Downing Birchmier.

She married the love of her life Edward Cyrus Cutler on April 13, 1947 in Bloomfield, Iowa. They were blessed with five children: Jana Renee Pruitt of Mesquite, NV; Charlotte Elaine (Richard) Boyer of Cedar City, UT; Stephen Paul (Nancy) Cutler of Bloomfield, IA; Debra Denise Cutler of Washington, UT and Mark Edward (Lisa) Cutler of Bloomfield, IA.

Ed and Irene lived their lives on farms in southeastern Iowa where they raised all five children. Here they taught their children the joy of hard work by taking care of farm animals and planting and harvesting the crops. Edward was killed in a farm accident on October 1, 1998 and soon afterwards Irene moved to Utah to be close to her three daughters, leaving the two boys to run the farms. Irene loved to dance and she was always fixing meals for many family occasions. Ed and Irene took some trips in their later lives together, which they both enjoyed.

She is survived by all her children, her 17 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 12, 2016 at 11:00 am at Wagler Funeral Home (304 W Jefferson St, Bloomfield, IA). Viewing will be held Friday, February 12th from 10-10:45 am at Wagner Funeral Home. Interment will be in the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Bloomfield, IA alongside her sweetheart. Arrangements are being handled by Southern Utah Mortuary. Online condolences can be made at www.sumortuary.com.

Memorial donations will go to a homeless shelter of the families’ choice. Make checks payable to Good News Rescue Mission attention Jana Pruitt, located at 400 Beacon Ridge Way, Mesquite, NV 89027.

 

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

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Cade C. Russell

1977 – 2016

Redmond, Utah – Cade Clifford Russell, age 38, died January 29, 2016 in Gunnison, Utah.  He was born December 30, 1977 in Henderson, Nevada, a son of Dick Roundy and Carol Ann Mickelsen Russell.

He went to Gunnison High School and Snow College in Ephraim.  He was a member of the LDS Church.  Cade enjoyed cooking and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his daughter, Brilee Rick’el Vanderwaude of Gunnison; his mother, Carol Ann Russell and a sister, Gina Dawn Russell, both of Redmond.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dick R. Russell; a sister, Rebecca A.  Russell and his grandparents.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 12 Noon in the Redmond 1st LDS Ward Chapel, where friends may call for viewing Wednesday morning from 10:00 to 11:30 prior to the services.

Burial will be in the Redmond Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.

On line guest book at: www.springerturner.com

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

ClarencePGarrickClarence Garrick

“Red”

Salina, Utah – Clarence Proctor Garrick, age 89, died at his home in Salina after a lingering illness on January 23, 2016.

He was born May 15, 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah a son of Clarence Alexander and Elizabeth Proctor Garrick.  He graduated from South High School, Class of 1943.  He served in the US Navy during World War II.  He married Ruth Davis, August 11, 1947 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

He and his brother, Richard, owned and operated Holladay Glass until he started his own business, Red Garrick Glass.  Red was always honest and fair in his dealings.

Red was a jack of all trades and enjoyed raising and showing his prize rabbits.  Upon his retirement, he built his home and farm in Salina, where he enjoyed raising many farm animals.  As a craftsman, he built many fine pieces of furniture for the home.

Red was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as a Temple Worker in the Salt Lake, Jordan River and Manti Temples.  He also served as Scout Master and as a counselor in the High Priest Quorum.

He will be remembered for the love, respect and life lessons he shared with those he came in contact with.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Ruth Garrick; sons: Clifford Davis and LaNett Garrick; Clark Davis Garrick and Calvin Davis Garrick; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister: Beth and Jan Harbrink.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Wanda Dennis; a brother, Richard Proctor Garrick and two sons: Clarence D. “Larry” Garrick and Clayton Davis Garrick.

As requested by Red, no funeral service will be held.  Friends may call for viewing at the Springer Turner Funeral Home, 150 East Main Street, in Salina, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M.

Grave side services with military honors accorded by the Salina American Legion Post #36 and the Utah Honor Guard will be in the Pioneer Cemetery on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 12 Noon under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.

On line guest book at: www.springerturner.com

 

Hyrum M. Thorsen

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Hyrum ThorsenHyrum M. Thorsen

1932 – 2015

Malad City, Idaho/Salina, Utah – Hyrum Merkely Thorsen, age 83, of Malad City, Idaho and formerly of Salina, passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2015 in Malad City, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born July 12, 1932 in Glenwood, Utah, a son of Cloyde Laphy and Nelda Merkely Thorsen.  He graduated from Richfield High School, Class of 1950.  He served his country in the United States Air Force for 6 years.

Hyrum married the love of his life, Anita Riley, May 26, 1962 in Spanish Fork, Utah.  The couple lived in Salina, where they soon welcomed three children: Thomas (Tommy) Hyrum Thorsen, Tony Don Thorsen and Tracy Lynn Thorsen.  Hyrum and Anita lived in Salina for fifty plus years, raising their children. They moved to Malad City, Idaho, three years ago to be closer to their daughter.  Anita passed away January 13, 2013.

Hyrum is survived by his children: Tony Thorsen of Provo; Tracy Lynn and Wes Tapp of Malad City, Idaho; six grandchildren: Trevon and Lisa Tapp; Owen and Lindzee Tapp, Conway Tapp, April and Brad Jones, Katie Tapp, Darren Tapp; three great-grandchildren: Trevon, Suzie and Aimzlee; brothers and sister: Neldon and Joanne Thorsen of West Valley City; Coy Taylor of Vernal; Marvan and Helen Thorsen of Washington City; sister-in-law: Jan Thorsen of Salt Lake City.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Anita; his oldest son, Tommy Thorsen; and three brothers: Dale Thorsen, Merlin Thorsen and Don Thorsen.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. in the Salina LDS Stake Center, 98 West 400 North in Salina, where friends may call for viewing Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 10:30 prior to the services.

Burial with military honors accorded by the Salina American Legion Post #36 and the Hill Air Force Base Honor Guard will be in the Salina Pioneer Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.

On line guest book at: www.springerturner.com

 

Doraleen T. Gates

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

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1923 – 2015

Salina, Utah – Our kind and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, Doraleen Torgerson Gates, age 86, died December 26, 2015 at her home in Salina. She was born July 1, 1929 in Emery, Utah, a daughter of Charles Alvin and Mary Sophia Neilson Torgerson. Doraleen graduated from Emery High School, Class of 1947.  She married Donald John Gates, January 5, 1948 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Their marriage was solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple, August 8, 1998. He died June 25, 2003.

She was a member of the LDS Church and loved Relief Society.  Doraleen worked at the Day and Night Cafe in Salina as a waitress for many years.  She enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting.  She was a people person and never met a stranger.  She loved going for coffee at Mom’s Cafe and visiting with all the customers there.

Doraleen was a hard worker and helped her husband, Don, in his excavating business, as his right hand laborer.

Doraleen loved her family and her house, and hated to be away from her home.  She was very proud of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her nine children: Ronald Lloyd and Janice Gates of Morgan; Kim Donald (Ruby, deceased) Gates of Salina; Gene William and Carolyn Gates of St. George; Scott Alvin and Penny Gates of Salina; John Randy and Sophia Gates of Lyman, Wyo; Dick Lynn and Janet Gates of Salina; Brett Clayton and Kaelynn Gates of Salina; Susan Doraleen Faris of Salina; Jeffrey Charles Gates of Salina; 50 grandchildren; 110 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law; and all 12 of her siblings.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 12 Noon in the Salina LDS Stake Center, 98 West 400 North in Salina, where friends may call for viewing Friday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. or  Saturday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 prior to the services.

Burial will be in the Salina Eastside Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.

On line guest book at: www.springerturner.com

 

 

Ken Scovil

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

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Ken Scovil

1941 – 2015

 

Salina, Utah – Kenneth Vern Scovil, age 74, of Salina, retired to greener pastures December 17, 2015, in Richfield, Utah.  He was born November 26, 1941, in Salt Lake City, Utah, a son of Vern Lewis and Dorene Astle Scovil.  He graduated from Granger High School, Class of 1960.  He then went on to receive his Associate Degree in Accounting.

 

Ken became an iconic character of Salina with his beard and favorite hat while frequenting Mom’s Café and the auction. He was an avid reader and enjoyed hunting, fishing, Louis L’Amour novels, and was known for teasing anyone he came in contact with.  Ken knew how many people watched out for him in the community and appreciated it, always telling stories of who did something kind for him or who ‘sassed back.’

 

Ken was a crossing guard in the community for 2 years, never missing a day of work, even at 72! Ken loved the kids he encountered each day, and they brought a smile to his face, even if it couldn’t be seen through his beard. He was a member of the LDS Church and the Riding Club.

 

Ken is survived by his two sisters and one brother: Patsy Baker of Great Falls, Montana; Linda Riddle and Neil (Julie) Scovil, both of Salt Lake City; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents: Vern and Dorene Scovil; two brothers: Jack Scovil and Jerry Scovil.

 

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 29, 2015, at 1:00 P.M. in the Salina 2nd LDS Ward Chapel.

Burial will be in the Pioneer Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.

 

Please feel free to leave your favorite memory of Ken at the on-line guest book at: www.springerturner.com

 

 

Judy C. Christensen

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

JudyChristensenJudy C. Christensen

1950 – 2015

Salina, Utah – Our kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, Judy Renae Cloward Christensen, age 65, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at her home in Salina, after a valiant and brave battle with cancer.  She was born September 6, 1950 in Richfield, Utah, a daughter of Wayne C. and Bessie Colby Cloward.  She graduated from Richfield High School, Class of 1968.  She attended Southern Utah State College in Cedar City where she got her Bachelor’s Degree and Utah State where she received her Master’s Degree.

She married Lee Leonard Christensen, September 12, 1970 in the Manti LDS Temple.

Judy was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as Homemaking Leader, Primary Teacher, Young Women Leader, Visiting Teacher, Librarian, Sunday School Teacher, Relief Society Presidency, along with countless hours serving others.  She was a member of the Jaycettes, Chamber of Commerce and volunteered at Miss Mary’s Historical Museum.

Judy enjoyed sewing, scrapbooking, shopping, candy making, collecting recipes, crocheting, supporting her grandkids in several activities, writing school and family histories, and spending time with her four daughters.  She was a schoolteacher at North Sevier Middle School and has enjoyed the staff and teaching her students over the past 27 years.

Judy is survived by her husband, Lee, of Salina; children: Kami Christensen of Aurora; Penny and Travis Honeycutt, Bree and Jeff Nielsen, all of Redmond; Brandi and Todd Davies of Salina, 11 grandchildren; sisters: Janiel Perry of Holiday; Gae Vassau and Darlene Sanchez, both of Sandy.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Wayne C. and Bessie Colby Cloward; her parents-in-law: Leonard and Carol Dean Christensen; and a brother-in-law: F. Dean Christensen.

Funeral services will be held Friday, December 11, 2015 at 11:00 A.M. in the Salina LDS Stake Center, where friends may call for viewing Thursday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. or Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 prior to the services.

Burial will be in the Salina Eastside Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.

On line guest book at: www.springerturner.com

 

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

 

 

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Christopher J Colby

Salina, Utah

Christopher J “Chris” Colby, 33, passed away November 22, 2015 in Salina. He was born April 30, 1982 in Payson to William J and Mary Diane Henrie Colby. He married Whitney Don Seely, August 12, 2006 in Mt. Pleasant. The marriage was solemnized in the Manti Temple, March 10, 2010.

He loved being with his family. Chris loved everything the outdoors had to offer. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and camper. He was a certified diesel mechanic at SUFCO Mines. He has served in the Scouting program, the Young Single Adult program, a member of the Salina 1st Ward Sunday School presidency and has served in the Elder’s Quorum.

Chris is survived by his wife, Whitney; and daughters: Kambrie Don and Gracie J; parents; siblings: Billy (Malia) Colby, Clint (Deb) Colby, Kim (Jace) Sorenson; parents-in-law: Donny and Karen Seely.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 12:00 Noon in the Salina 1st LDS Ward Chapel, 400 North 100 West, where friends may call on Saturday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Burial in the Salina Pioneer Cemetery.

 

Funeral Directors Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guest book www.maglebymortuary.com

 

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

ShelleyCLundShelley Lund

1930 – 2015

Redmond, Utah – Our kind and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, Shelley Joy Christensen Lund, age 85, of Redmond, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Monday, November 16, 2015 at her home in Redmond.  She was born August 1, 1930 in Redmond, a daughter of Ernal Ledale and Una Ann Peterson Christensen.  She graduated from North Sevier High School.  She married Reed Junior Lund, September 12, 1949 in the Manti LDS Temple.  He died December 8, 1996.

Shelley was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as Relief Society President, Primary President and teacher.  Her favorite calling was Nursery Leader.  She is still known as “Grandma Shelley” by the young and old.

Shelley enjoyed gardening, playing the piano, sewing and making homemade candy.  She is well known for crocheting baby dresses and making dollies.

She is survived by her daughter: Janet and Scott Hatch of Redmond; grandchildren: Jeremy and Julie Roberts of Enoch; Kerah and Clint Gregerson of Gunnison; Adam Hatch of Salina; Msgt. Jordan and Msgt. Kimberly Hatch of Edwards Air Force Base, California; and Tiffany Hatch of Salina; sister: Colleen and Niel Nielson of St. George, Utah.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Junior Lund; a daughter: Connie Joy Lund; a son: Reed Jeffery Lund; and an infant brother and sister.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 12 Noon in the Redmond 1st LDS Ward Chapel, where friends may call for viewing Friday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. or Saturday morning from 10:00 to 11:30 prior to the services.

Burial will be in the Redmond Cemetery under the care of the Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield and Salina, Utah.

On line guest book at: www.springerturner.com

 

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

jessica johnson Jessica Francella (Kimball) Johnson, age 35, died Sunday, November 1, 2015 in Moab, Utah.  She was born July 9, 1980 in Richfield, Utah to Keith and Judy Kimball.  On November 23, 2002 she married Bobby Johnson. They had 3 sons Mathew, Austin & Logan.

Jessica was raised in Aurora, Utah until she was 12 yrs. old, than lived the remainder of her life in Moab, Utah.  Jessica loved being a part of the Moab community.  She loved to entertain and always loved being around family and friends.  She shared her fun rambunctious personality with many. Mostly loved being a mom and watching her boys play football and making sure her nieces and nephews were happy and having fun was always top priority for her.  She will always be the favorite Aunt.

Jessica was the baby of the family her brothers and sisters are Guy(deceased) Shane, Teri, Dan, Rhonda, Casey, Racqual and Bridgett.

Jessica fought a long hard battle with fear, courage and humor with cancer.  Always very thankful for the support from family, friends and the Moab community.

Funeral services will be held Friday, November 6, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the Community Church viewing will be Thursday November 5, 2015 from 6-8p.m. at the Spanish Valley Mortuary.

You may send condolences to the family at www.SpanishValleyMortuary.com