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Obituaries 10-31-2012

David Floyd Burnett

David Floyd Burnett, 93 passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. He was born July 11, 1919, in Plymouth, Utah, the son of David Thompson and Agnes Stuart Burnett.

He married Gwendolyn Wheatley on March 21, 1946, in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Floyd worked for Wynn Hansen on his sheep ranch for several years, in 1961 they moved to Salinas, Calif., where he worked for Salinas Vault and Memorial. They then moved to Garland, Utah, in 1965 where he worked for Thiokol and retired in 1984.

He is survived by his wife, Gwendolyn, and four daughters, Tanya (Wayne) Webb, Daneal Burnett, Susan Burnett, Christine (Roger) Ruff; three grandchildren, and four and a half great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son, David Burnett Jr., brothers: Stuart, Marvin, Ernest and Clarence Burnett and sisters: Kannetta Nish and Ruby Wood.

The family would like to thank Integrity Hospice, Logan Nursing & Rehab, and the Garland 5th Ward for all of their kind service.

A viewing was held in his honor Sunday, Oct. 28, at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home, Tremonton, Utah. Funeral services were held Monday, Oct. 29, at the Garland 5th Ward Chapel, Garland, with a viewing prior. Burial services were followed at the Honeyville Cemetery, Honeyville, Utah. Military Honors will be conducted at grave site services.

Online Condolences and memories may be shared at www.rogersandtaylor.com


Stanley Lee Shires

July 13, 1954 – Sept. 13, 2012

Stanley was a Born Again Christian, believed in the Lord Our God firmly. The trials of this world are over. We know that you are with the Lord God and are finally at peace without pain or worry.

His parents are, William K. Hemingway and Jennie Marie Hemingway.  His brother and sisters are: Linda Kay (Charley Guy) Young, Tremonton; Larry Earl (Bonnie) Shires, Tremonton; Jeannette (Carl) Broadhead, Riverton. He was married to Tina Shires and is survived by their daughter Kassandra Shires, Pennsylvania, whom he loved dearly.  His nephews and nieces are Jennie, Andrew, Bryan and Brenda.

Rest, rest in peace with eternal life my son, my brother in the Lord God’s arms. Amen.  We love you.


Myrtle Jeppesen Anderson

Myrtle Jeppesen Anderson, 89, passed away peacefully at her home on October 25, 2012 surrounded by her loving family.  Myrtle was born on November 13, 1922 to Emil and Minnie Jeppesen of Corinne Utah.

Myrtle was reared and educated in the Box Elder County School system where she graduated from Box Elder High School.  She later met and married her eternal partner Cleon Anderson on September 20, 1940.  They celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary this year.

Myrtle was a woman of many talents. Among those being an avid golfer, excellent fisherman and master gardener.  Myrtle has spent many dedicated hours crocheting , knitting and hand sewing multitudes of gowns, afghans and quilts many of which she gave away as gifts.

Myrtle has been a constant work partner with her husband on their farm, but also spent many years as a dedicated employee at Thiokol Chemical Corporation as a secretary.  In her later years she became an excellent artist spending hours on oil canvas paintings, also giving away this talent to everyone who she thought would enjoy her efforts.

She is survived by her husband Cleon , Children, Michael (Ranae) Anderson, Bothwell; Marla Pierce, Garland; Dwight ( Darlene) Anderson, Brigham City;  Nona (Doug) Hunsaker, Deweyville;  Mindy Anderson , Bothwell;  One sister Ruth Larsen , St.George, UT.  Brother in law Ralph Jergensmeier, North Ogden, UT; Sister in Law Doreen Jeppesen, Roy, UT.

She is proceeded in death by her parents, four brothers, four sisters, infant son Richard Emil; Grandson, Brian Wiechman; Infant Granddaughter, Sherri Lyn Pierce; infant grandsons, Jerry Cleon Pierce and Michael Shane Anderson. Great-granddaughters, Angela Lyn Fonnesbeck and Rachel Marie Fonnesbeck.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday October 30 , 2012, at the Tremonton 7th ward Chapel, ( Bothwell Church) at 12:00 noon.  A viewing will be held prior to services from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Interment will be at the Bothwell cemetery.

Special thanks to the CNS Health Services for the compassionate care shown to our mother and grandmother at this time.

Condolences may be offered at www.ruddfuneralhome.com


“Buck” Hyrum Garald Hill

“Buck” Hyrum Garald Hill, age 69, passed away on October 23, 2012 in the Huntsman Cancer Institute.  Buck was born February 20, 1943 in Garland, UT to Vern and Christina Hill. He graduated from Bear River High School.  He has lived in several places including; Garland, Clear Creek, Tremonton, Deweyville, and Mesa, AZ.

Buck married his wife Sharon on August 24, 1985 in Brigham City, UT. He worked at the Garland Sugar Factory and then at Thiokol as a Millwright until he retired. He served in the National Guard. Buck enjoyed golfing, ATV’s, fishing, camping, building/construction, and farming.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon. Daughters; Marnie Bair (Lindsey Hansen), Suzanne (Anthony) Griesel. Sons; Bruce (Catherine) Gilmore, Darren (Angie) Gilmore, Cole Gilmore. 10 Grandchildren, 2 great grand children and 7 siblings.

He is preceded in death by Both Parents, 4 brothers, 3 sisters one Granddaughter, Courtney Bair, and his first wife, Elsie Ann Erickson.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 27, 2012, 11:00 am at the Deweyville LDS Chapel (10750 N. Hwy 69) A Viewing will be from 6-8 pm on Friday October 26, 2012 at Rudd Funeral Home (1234 S. Main, Garland, UT), and prior to the funeral from 9:30-10:30 am at the church.

Online condolences may be shared at ruddfuneralhome.com


Thomas Fuller Larkin

Thomas completed his mortal mission on Oct. 26, 2012. Thomas was born Jan. 2, 1922, in Snowville, Utah, to Joseph James Larkin and Mary Sophina Fuller. He graduated from Bear River High School and then enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942. He served in the European theatre with the 17th Bombardment Group. Thomas was awarded the Air Medal with eight Oak Leaf Clusters.

Thomas married Barbara Perry in the Logan Temple on Jan. 20, 1944. They had eight children. Thomas and Barbara resided in Snowville where he operated the family farm and dairy. In 1975, they relocated to Sandy, Utah. Dad worked for Jordan School District as custodian.

Thomas loved the Lord and served faithfully throughout his life. Dad served in many LDS church callings including bishop of the Curlew Ward and Stake Sunday School Presidency.

Dad was proceded in death by his beloved wife, Barbara. He is survived by his children: Aurline Boyack (Gary), Ruth Ann Johnson (William), Barbara Petersen (Terry), Marilyn Leckie (Joe), Darrell (Idalyn), Don, Susan Loudenbeck (Rob), Theron (Vickie). He is also survived by 28 grandchildren and 55 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at the Crescent View Ward at 10945 S. 1700 E., Sandy, Utah, on Saturday Nov. 3, at 11 a.m.

A viewing will be held prior to the services from 9 – 10:30 a.m., at the Crescent View Ward. Interment at Larkin Sunset Gardens, Sandy, Utah.

The family wishes to express their appreciation with grateful hearts to the Crescent View ward members for their numerous kind and thoughtful services during Thomas and Barbara’s time in the ward.

Thank you to Maple Springs Assisted Living Center staff for their loving care and patience during his stay.


Linda Jeppesen John

Linda Jeppesen John, 70, passed away peacefully at her home in Portage, UT on October 28, 2012.  Linda was born on May 8, 1942 to Marvin Rassmus and Grace Darling Watt Jeppesen in Brigham City, Utah.  Linda graduated from Box Elder High School and Stevens Henagar Business College.  She married her Eternal partner Denton C. John on June 5, 1963 in the Logan Temple.

Linda lived in Logan, Ogden and Corinne, UT; St. Louis, MO; Malad, ID; Salt Lake City, UT; Pleasonton, CA; and retired in Portage, UT.
She worked as a secretary at the Thiokol Chemical Corporation, assistant to V.P. of Wagner Electric Corporation in St. Louis and administrative assistant at Utah State University, where she retired from in 2008. While working at USU she earned the outstanding employee award of 2008.
Linda faithfully served as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was also a member of the Southern Almeda County Dental Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband Denton C., sons Darin, Todd, Christopher and Robert, and Brothers Claude, Leon, and Kent Jeppesen.
She is preceded in death by her parents and Brother Ricky Lynn Jeppesen.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday November 3, 2012, at the Fielding Stake Center (4375 W 15600 N Fielding, UT) at 11:00 a.m.  Viewings will be held prior to services from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Stake Center and on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home (100 E 111N Tremonton, UT). Interment will be at the Portage, UT cemetery.
Special thanks to Dr. Shaw, Dr. Schow, Dr. Dunn, The Huntsman Cancer Institute and CNS Hospice. Condolences maybe offered at www.ruddfuneralhome.com



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