Carole Christensen Butcher
Carole Christensen Butcher, 66, born May 5, 1946, in Tremonton, Utah, to Willis O. and Verna B. Christensen. She was raised on the family farm South of Tremonton with a large happy family of six brothers and six sisters. She was educated at McKinley Elementary and Bear River High School. She married Philip Butcher in Ogden on the July 30, 1965. They lived in Ogden, Daggett California and the last 39 years in Colorado Springs, Colo. She died May 25, 2012 at her home. Carole loved her family, loved to cook and their trips to the cabin at Cripple Creek. She is survived by her husband, Phillip of 48 years, three children, Bart Butcher, Jamie (Vincent) Sedlmeyer, and Ty (Robin) Butcher, three Grandchildren; Victoria Sedlmeyer, Danielle and Damien Butcher. She is also survived by her siblings, Paul (Lana), Gay (Dutch) Larson, Lynn (Sandy), Reed (Linda), Bonnie (Curtis) Starr, Garth (Kristie), Joyce (Scott) Germer, Neil (Mary Kate), Annette (Steve) Rich, Kevin Christensen and lots of Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Helen. Carole came to the family reunion every year and it was always good to see them. Carole will be missed by all. A private memorial service was held by her family.
Aaron Robert Beesley
Aaron Robert Beesley passed away on June 30, 2012. He lost his life while doing what he loved and following his dream. He was born on January 26, 1978, in Ogden, Utah, to Robert and Laretta Hancock Beesley. He graduated from Northridge High School and LDS Seminary.
Aaron was an Eagle Scout. He loved amateur radio and obtained his license in his early teens, using it to help during races and rescues with communication.
Aaron served an LDS mission in Oakland, Cali. When he returned home, he attended the Police Academy at Weber State University. After graduation he was hired as a trooper for the Utah Highway Patrol.
He married Kristie Dyer in the Ogden Temple and they have three young sons; Austin, Derek and Preston. He lived in Bear River City and was a member of the Bear River City 1st Ward.
Aaron loved his job as a trooper and he also loved being on the Corinne Fire Department. His dream was to fly and he spent many days in the air with the Aero Bureau helping to save others. He was brilliant in technology and loved serving others.
He is survived by his wife and sons of Bear River City; his parents of Clinton; siblings: Adam, (Rebecca), Angela (Brian) Rice, Arik (Julianne), Allison (Joseph) Camacho. In-laws Kelly and Sandra Dyer, Brian (Heather), Brandon, Kamie (Colton) Ottley, Blake and Brett and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by two nieces.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, July 7, at 11 a.m. Viewings will be Friday night, July 6, from 5-8, and Saturday from 9-10:30 a.m. Burial will be at the West Point Cemetery. A memorial fund is set up in Aaron Beesley’s name at America First Credit Union.