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Obituaries 12/21/2011

Bradley Jay Udy

Bradley Jay Udy died December 17, 2011 at the Bear River Valley Hospital of an aneurism at age 44.  He was born June 23, 1967 to Farrell Edmund and Margaret Ann Nielson Udy in Brigham City, Utah.  He married Rebecca Rudd on June 27, 1987, they were later divorced.  They were blessed with one son, Joshua Jay Udy.  Brad was raised in Bothwell and Garland.  He later moved to Tremonton where he currently resided.  Brad graduated from Bear River High School where he was active in FFA.  After graduation from high school he attended USU.  He later earned a certification in Industrial Automated Maintenance from the Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College.
Brad had worked at La-Z-Boy, MCC Foam, and as a bartender at The Eagles.  He was currently employed at Autoliv where he was recently promoted to a Lead Technician.  He was a highly respected technician and sought after for his knowledge and ability.  He was known for his attention to detail and his hard work ethics.  He was meticulous and methodical in his work.  His quick wit and sense of humor brought a smile to all of his coworkers.
Brad was a perfectionist in everything he did.  He was very talented in woodworking.  He created kids toys, book shelves, gun cabinets, benches, bird houses, bowls, window sills, trim, or whatever his sisters and mom asked, but it had to be on his own timeline.  Brad also spent many hours working on the family farm.  He enjoyed the work and was always there to do whatever was needed.
Brad and Josh loved to travel.  Some of his favorite vacations included visiting Alaska, St. Thomas, Cancun, Hawaii, and Baltimore to watch an NFL football game.  Josh has commented that he and his dad had visited all but 19 states.
Brad was an active member of the Tremonton Fraternal Order of the Eagles 3823.  Brad spent many hours at the Eagles with his “second family”.  He served as the President from 2003-2004 and has been the Head Trustee for the past five years.  Since May of 2009, he has served as the State Trustee and the State Ambassador.
Brad is survived by his parents, Farrell and Margaret Ann Udy; son, Joshua Jay Udy; brother, Shawn Edmund Udy; sisters Sharri (Jeff) Oyler; Becky (Ryan) Jensen; Marci (Jared) Summers.  He is also survived by six nieces and five nephews that he lovingly teased and adored.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. at the Garland Tabernacle.  A viewing will be held prior to the funeral from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in the Relief Society room.  A viewing will also be held Tuesday night from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Rudd Funeral Home, 1234 South Main in Garland.  According to Brad, we will not be on family standard time.

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Doris Coombs Lamb

On the morning of Dec. 16, 2011, our loving mother, grandmother and friend peacefully passed from this world into the loving arms of her husband, family and friends who have gone before.
She was born Oct. 15, 1923. She was the oldest of six children born to Irvin and Alta Coombs in Fielding, Utah. She spent her childhood years in their home in Fielding and their summer home on the farm where she learned hard work, patience and endurance.
She met and married Dean Lamb, of Plymouth, in Malad, Idaho. It was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple. They resided and raised their two children Terry Dean Lamb and Janet (Roland) Christensen in Plymouth, Utah.
She was very accomplished in many things. No one could cook, clean, garden or sew better than her. She was known for her Christmas candy, rolls and cinnamon rolls.
She was an active member in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served in all organizations and was Relief Society and MIA President. She was the librarian for 31 years. She loved the temple and took great joy in attending regularly.
Surviving are her two children, Terry Dean Lamb and Janet (Roland) Christensen, four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren, brothers Keith and Theo Coombs, and her sister Carol Forsberg. She was preceded in death by her bothers Verl and Vernon Coombs, and her parents Irvin and Alta Coombs.
A special thanks to President Menlove, Bishop Schow, all the hospice nurses, and her many family and friends.
She had a great love for life and will be greatly missed. We all love and honor her example.
All services will be held at the Belmont Ward Church house, 16025 N. 5200 W., Riverside with a viewing, Monday, Dec. 19, form 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday Dec. 20, at 11 a.m., with a viewing prior from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will be at the Plymouth Cemetery.
Condolences may be made at ruddfuneralhome.com


Lola Beth Petersen Christensen

BEAR RIVER CITY – Lola Beth Petersen Christensen, age 88, passed away peacefully Dec. 13, 2011, at her home with her husband and children by her side. She was born in Bear River City on Nov. 5, 1923, to Erastus and Alice Hansen Petersen. She was one of 11 children, eight sisters and two brothers.
She attended grade school in Bear River City and graduated from Box Elder High School in 1941. During high school Beth worked at her Uncle Bernard’s store in Bear River. After graduation she worked as a nanny in Salt Lake and during the war worked sealing boxes of machine parts to ship overseas.
In October of 1942 she married Keith Newman and they had one daughter, Nadine, born prematurely who did not survive. They later divorced and she moved back to Brigham City and worked at JC Penny Company.
Beth married James Mack Christensen on Aug. 5, 1949, in Brigham City. They built a home in Bear River where they lived for 62 years. They had four children; Toni (Horace) Millhone, Bear River; J. Craig (Kristy) Christensen, Bear River; Carol (Kenneth) Baugh, Honeyville; and Kathy Ann Christensen who was born with a congenital heart defect and died at the age of 18 months after heart surgery.
Mack and Beth were sealed later as an eternal family in the Logan Temple. After her children were raised Beth went back to work at Powers Flowers and later in the dietary department at Brigham City Community Hospital.
Beth was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully in many different positions and was called to do initiatory work in the Ogden Temple.
Mom enjoyed her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren’s visits and attending special events and achievements in their lives. She had many dear friends whom she socialized with and was a member of a Pinochle club for over 30 years. Beth enjoyed crocheting, quilting, playing games with her family, traveling with her sisters and being the hostess on the Fun Bus to Wendover. She also enjoyed baseball, and was an avid Jazz fan.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, her parents, six sisters and one brother. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, three children, ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren with number ten on the way, two sisters (Audrey Hess and Ann Bourne), and one brother (Ralph Petersen).
Funeral services will be under the direction of Rudd Funeral Home in Garland, Utah. Viewing will be at the Bear River City LDS Chapel, at 5870 N. 4700 W., from 6-8 p.m., on Sunday, Dec. 18, and Monday, Dec. 19, from 9:30 to 10:40 a.m., prior to funeral services at 11 a.m.
Condolences may be made at ruddfuneralhome.com


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