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Obituaries 8-8-2012

Ronald Cleon Dennis

Dad passed away peacefully in his home, Wednesday August 03, 2012. He was born September 12, 1932 to Thomas Julian and Beatrice “Anna” Weekes in Malad, Idaho. He was raised in St. John & Malad, Idaho.  Graduated from Malad High School and attended Idaho State College. Dad served his country in France, during the Korean War. He married Wilorie Kay Dennis on June 24, 1957. She passed away June 06, 2005.

Dad tinkered on the farm, from an early age, working on farm equipment, cars and such.  He worked in Idaho Falls, Idaho at KIFI-TV while starting his new family.  Later employed at Thiokol Corp in Promontory, Utah.  A career with the Massey Ferguson dealership in Tremonton, Utah went on for 20+ years, an endeavor in which he was much in demand, both in Northern Utah and Southern Idaho.  He continued to service the farming and ranching communities while employed at Buttars Tractor until his retirement.

Even with retirement Dad’s work was not done.   A faithful companion throughout their marriage, he took care of Mom during the years she needed him most.  Ever the care taker of family, friends, neighbors and community, Dad, along with our sister, Ann, and family members, over saw the care of his sisters in their later years.

With Dad’s work on earth done, our Father, moved on to his next task. Dad you’re proof, there is good in the world.

Dad was preceded in death by his wife, parents, siblings and spouses.

Survived by his children Floyd (Cindy) Dennis, Tommy Dennis, Marvin Dennis and Ann Dennis, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Tremonton South Stake Center (1150 S. Tremont Street,  Tremonton). Viewings will be held at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E., Tremonton) Wednesday from 6-8 PM and Thursday from 9:00-10:30 AM at the Church. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.rogersandtaylor.com


Clyde Q. Wood

Clyde Q. Wood, 97, passed away on August 3, 2012 at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne.

He was born April 18, 1915 in Garland, UT.  Clyde was the son of Charles William and Hannah Clair Leavitt Wood.  He married Beth Rhodes on September 11, 1935 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Logan Utah Temple.

As a 1933 graduate of Bear River High School, he served as senior class president.  In his early years he worked on the farm and then owned a service station while Beth ran the Burger Stand next door.  He worked on a turkey farm and as a miner in Magna.  He began his drug store career in Salt Lake City, UT with Payless Drugstore and moved with the company to Billings, MT; Pocatello, ID; Provo, UT and finally to Cheyenne where he remained.  Payless Drugs eventually changed to Skaggs Drug where he managed that store until it closed. Andy Roedel asked him to stay in Cheyenne and run Roedel Drugs where he worked until his retirement at the age of 92 when the store closed.  Clyde was well known in Cheyenne as manager both of Skaggs and Roedel Drugs.  His word was as good as his strong handshake.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Charles, Theron, Farrell, Leland, Reed and LaMar Wood, one sister Clara Davis and grandson Joseph Seppie.

Clyde is survived by his wife of 76 years Beth Rhodes Wood and four children: LaRae Rothe (Bob) of Tucson, AZ; Hal Wood (Terry) of Green River, WY; Alan Wood (Julie) of Cheyenne, WY and Sandra Seppie (John) of Rock Springs, WY.  Grandchildren Tim Wood, Tony Wood, Steve Wood, Keri Hall, Brandi Seppie, Cristi Lang and Cole Seppie.  He leaves behind 17 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Hal Wood, Alan Wood, Bob Rothe, John Seppie, Tim Wood, Tony Wood, Steve Wood and Cole Seppie. Honorary Pallbearers will be Brian Hall, Dallas Nessen, Bill Bingham, Owen Wood and Wayne Wood.

Visitation will be Monday 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Schrader Funeral Home.  Graveside Services will be Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 12:00 (noon) in the Garland Cemetery in Garland Utah.  Services in Cheyenne are under the care of Schrader Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at www.schraderfuneral.com.  Services in Garland are under the Care of Rudd Funeral Home.

Flo Crossley

BRIGHAM CITY – Our beloved mother, sister, “granny,” and friend, Flo Crossley, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012.

Flo will be deeply missed by her children, Larry and Karen Crossley, Sheryl and Andrew Ramsay, and Karen and John Stevenson; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and two surviving sisters, Clara Roberts and Gay Carling.

Her dear husband of 56 years, Ephriam “Dick” Crossley, preceded her in death in 2002. She was also preceded in death by her sister Gertrude Secrist and her five brothers: Harry, Ray, Jay, Wes and Daryl Conger.

Flo was born in Tremonton, Utah, on June 6, 1925, and enjoyed growing up on a farm with her parents and eight siblings. She graduated from Box Elder High School in 1943 and married Ephriam Crossley on Dec. 28, 1945. They raised their family in Brigham City, Utah, where she lived for more than 70 years. She enjoyed a 17-year career at JC Penney in Brigham City, where she made life-long friends.

Flo liked putting together jigsaw puzzles and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing BINGO and going to Wendover.

Flo always had a zeal for life and a great sense of humor, and she kept those around her laughing until her final days. Her family will be forever grateful for her unwavering support and love for each one of them during all of life’s ups and downs. Flo lived her life with integrity and courage and will always be remembered for her generous heart. We will indeed miss her wit, her laughter, and her love.

Special thanks to Dr. Lynn Q. Beard, Rocky Mountain Rehab, Access hospice, and Beehive Homes of Perry for the loving care they provided her.

Family and friends can pay their respects at a memorial service on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m., at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E. 200 S., Brigham City. A viewing will be held at the same location on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and from 10 to 10:45 a.m., on Wednesday morning.

Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

Email condolences to the family at www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com


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