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Obituaries 1-30-2013

Frances Lorraine Mills Larson

 Frances Lorraine Mills Larson, 72, passed away in the Bozeman Deaconess Hospital on January 25, 2013 surrounded by her family due to kidney failure.
Frances was born September 10, 1940 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Ralph and Catherine Mills.  She was the oldest of eight children.
She served a mission in the North British Mission in England for the LDS Church.  She also served a stake mission in the Salt Lake Stake.  She worked in the membership department of the LDS Church Offices and also in the Salt Lake Temple.  She also worked as an aid for the Alder and Sheridan Schools, Virginia and Nevada Cities and was currently working at the Senior Citizens Center in Sheridan.
She met David Paul Larson in Garland, Utah.  They were married in the LDS Salt Lake Temple on March 11, 1965.  They moved to Sheridan, Montana shortly after and made that their home.  Born to this union were four children:  Carol, Lynette, Randy, and Kevin.
She was an active member in the LDS Church.  She was the first librarian in the Sheridan Branch which later became the Sheridan Ward, where she continued as librarian.  She also served in the Primary, the Relief Society, as a Sunday School teacher.  She was currently the ward organist and music director and the Relief Society pianist.
She enjoyed sewing, embroidery, crocheting, knitting, dancing (especially ballet) and music.  She also sang with the Ruby Valley Choral.  She was an avid reader.  She loved to travel and especially enjoyed going every year to Yellowstone Park with her family.  She also enjoyed doing genealogy work.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Keith Mills, and brother-in-law Steve Noren.
She is survived by her husband David, children Carol, Lynette, Randy, and Kevin.  Brothers Byron (Suititi), Lloyd (Penny), Darrel (Susan), Norman (Kristi), and Brent (Lori).  Sister Arlene Forde.  Sister-in-law Linda Mills.  Brother-in-law Don Larson (Evelyn).  Sisters-in-law Jean Munk (Mike), Lara Noren, and Julie Larson.  She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 1, at 2:00 PM from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Sheridan with Bishop George Breakall officiating.  Interment will follow in the Sheridan Cemetery.
K&L Mortuaries of Sheridan is assisting with arrangements.

Wilma Chase

HONEYVILLE – Wilma Burtenshaw Chase, 96 passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013 in Tremonton, UT.
Wilma was born on July 1, 1916 in Idaho Falls, ID a daughter of WF and Olive Humphrey Burtenshaw.
She married Wilford B. Chase on June 9, 1938.  They lived in the Shelton, ID area, they had three daughters: Sharon, Janet and Catherine.
Wilma is survived by her daughters: Janet Schwaller, Eatonville, WA; and Catherine Clark, Tremonton, UT; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Also brother Claude (Bonita) Burthenshaw, Layton, UT; sister Lucile (Keith) Tibbits, Hemet, CA.
Funeral services will be Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Honeyville Chapel, 2620 W. 6980 N., Honeyvile, UT.
Friends may call on Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. both at the Church.
Interment will be on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Ririe-Shelton Cemetery in Idaho.
Family would like express our deepest gratitude to the Bear River Valley Care Center and Hospice Care for the many hours of service they rendered our mother.  They did so with such empathy and compassion.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.

Dennis L. Anderson

TREMONTON- Dennis Lynn Anderson, 70, died Saturday, January 26, 2013.

He was born March 23, 1942 in Tremonton, UT, son of Renold and Ilah Anderson. On March 29, 1963 Dennis married his sweetheart Carol Ann Perry. They were together 2 months short of 50 years. He lived in Utah and Arizona. Dennis worked at Thiokol for many years as a supervisor before going to Auto-liv. He was a kind and compassionate person and a good boss to work for. Dennis loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He always wanted everyone to be happy.

Survived by his wife; his Children- Brent (ViOma) Anderson; Kristen (Dennis) Hirschi; Grandchildren- Kirsten (Dusty) Wood; Trevor Hirschi; Jessica (Spencer) Wilding; Brooke (Rylan) Maurer; Cody Anderson; James Anderson; and Hallie Hirschi; Great Grand Son – Kaylor Wood. Also surviving are his sisters- Ollie Lou (Bob) Dahle and Iris (LaVar) Douglas.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013 at NOON in the Tremonton South Stake Center (1150 S. Tremont St. Tremonton, UT). Friends may call at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E. Tremonton, UT) Friday, February 1, 2013 from 6-8 PM and at the church before the service from 11:00 – 11:45 AM. Interment will be in the Bear River City, UT Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to the Wells Fargo Bank in Dennis’s name for medical expenses. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ruddfuneralhome.com

May Jensen Allen

May Jensen Allen died on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the age of 100.  She was born May 17th, 1912 along with her identical twin sister, Mary.  She and Mary were the 3rd and 4th of seven children, daughters of Jacob Charles Jensen and Mary Effie Smith.  They were born in Brigham City, UT.  May was a life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  She served in many organizations, but primarily in at least 4 different Relief Society Presidencies in the Tremonton 2nd Ward. She lived in Brigham City until she was 12.  At that time, they moved to Salt Lake City.  She graduated from East High School. She met Ferris Hunsaker Allen through friends of her sister, Effie.  They were married in the Salt Lake City Temple on March 18, 1935.  Eventually Ferris wanted to move back to Tremonton so that he could help his father with the farm.  She was a charter member of the Tremonton Civic League and was a member for 29 years.  She held everyone position in the organization at one time or another, including President.  They started the children’s parade that is still held on the 24th of July, sold hamburgers at the Box Elder County Rodeo, bought playground equipment for the parks, and helped at the hospital during WWII.  She also helped organize the Tremonton Dance Club that met in the 2nd ward cultural hall  She was very supportive of Ferris in all of his callings in the church, and in working for the State Senate, and also the Farm Bureau. May and Ferris were the proud parents of 6 children: Dale (Karroll Bishop-both deceased), Dale later married Joann Korth Sorenson. Betty Mae-deseased (Jon Thompson), Jean (Charles Larsen), Don, Ross (Lynne Leatham) and Marie (Stephen Cruze-deceased). Marie is now married to Ronald Munns.  They have 35 grandchildren, 100 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Ferris, her parents as well as all her sisters and brother, her son Dale, and daughter Betty Mae.

There will be a viewing Friday, February 1, 2013 at the Tremonton 2nd Ward LDS Church (300 South Tremont St.) from 6:30- 8:30 pm.  The funeral will also be held at the Tremonton 2nd Ward Saturday, Feb. 2, with a viewing from 9:30-10:30 am and the funeral starting at 11:00 am.  She will be buried at the Riverview Cemetery in Tremonton next to the love of her life. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.rogersandtaylor.com


Kent Hughes

Evan Kent Hughes, friend, sweetheart, husband, father, grandfather and devoted son, passed away January 23, 2013.

Kent was born in Logan, Utah, to Durrell and Anna Barbara Rohner Hughes, March 28, 1940. His first six years living in Mendon, the next eight in Tremonton and the remainder of his life in Garland.

He was a graduate of Bear River High School. In 1962 he graduated from Utah State University, where he majored in Political Science and History. He earned his Master’s Degree in 1975.

He taught history and geography at BR Junior High for 20 years and moved to BRHS as the librarian for 23 years. The last 2 years he was back in the classroom teaching. He enjoyed every day working with the youth.

He married Deanne Germer, June 24, 1966 in the Logan LDS Temple. From this union came his most cherished blessings; Becky, Katie and Julie. His family was everything to him and he enjoyed the son-in-laws and grandchildren.

He loved athletics. He was a statistician for Coach Hughes for 15 years. He ran the football scoreboard at BRHS for 28 years and coached powder-puff softball. Kent with family and friends attended every Utah State University Football and Basketball game when possible.

He was an avid reader and surrounded himself with great books. He stayed current on Military History and could identify insignia, and every plane and ship built. His family was taken to many airshows and museums.

He was active in the LDS church serving in every organization at some time, Primary teacher for 15 years and merit badge councilor for 25 years.

This past year he served in the city council of Garland City.

He is survived by wife Deanne, daughters and son-in-laws: Becky and Scott Coleman, Katie and Randall Hill, Julie and Cody Olson, and those precious grandchildren Madelyn, Gabrielle, Dylan, Ashleigh, Macie and Parker.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a stillborn brother.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, January 26, 2013 in the Garland Tabernacle at 11:00 a.m. Viewings will be Friday, January 25, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E.) in Tremonton, and at the Church, Saturday from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services. Interment will be in the Mendon, UT Cemetery.

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

Ruth Kinder Feldman

“Always with Hat and Gloves”

       “Gone Too Soon,” our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Ruth Kinder Feldman was called to her rest Jan. 22, 2013, after a brief illness. She enjoyed several delightful 90th birthday parties with family and dear friends in early December.

Ruth, now of Bothwell, was born Dec. 8, 1922, in El Paso, Texas. There she enjoyed rearing her three children with her husband, George Feldman, whom she married on May 14, 1941.

Always involved, delightful, and giving compassionate service, she devoted her life to studying and living the Bible. Always ready to share the gospel to both the small and great. She was a shining example to her family of how a Christ-centered life could be lived. Her scriptural principles, orderly home and consistent example to her three children have been a marvelous blessing in the rearing of their families. Her legacy will endure for generations to come.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ira and Ruth Kinder, husband George, son Steven, and brother James.

She is survived by sister Alice (Dr. Glen Brown) of Ripon, California, son Gary  (Marilyn) Feldman of Bothwell, and daughter Rebekah (Andreas Alpisa) of Bellevue, Washington. Gary and Marilyn’s children are, Lisa Smith, Nathan and Jonathan Feldman. Rebekah and Andreas’ children are, Alexander and Elizabeth Alpisa. Steven and Christine’s are, Jessica, Sabrina and Hannah Feldman. Thirteen great- grandchildren dearly loved her and she loved and treasured every one of them.

Funeral services were held Jan. 25, in the Northern Utah Mennonite Church under the direction of Nathan Hege. Her burial following the service was in the Bothwell Valley View Cemetery, overlooking the beautiful valley and the many, many wonderful and dear friends that she loved and that loved her.

Much appreciation for the kind staff at our hospital and Hospice, also to Rudd Funeral Home, who was most gentle and considerate. And thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your friendship, kindnesses and precious memories you gave our Mom and our family.



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