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Obituaries 6-26-2013

Monday, June 24, 2013
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Corvil “Cork” J. Gardner

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    Corvil “Cork” J. Gardner, 81, passed away on June 23, 2013. He was born Feb. 18, 1932, to Clara Burbank and Lloyd M. Gardner.

    He married Janice Loveland Poulsen on Nov. 23, 1962. They later divorced.

    He is survived by his children, Jim (Karleen) Poulsen, Lyle (deceased) (Sue) Poulsen,  Kurt (Michele) Poulsen and Clayt (Jann) Gardner; brothers and sisters, Blaine M. Gardner, Jolene (Glade) Jeppsen, and Fern Gardner; sister-in-laws, Donna Gardner and Joanne Gardner;  11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

    He is preceded in death by his parents, son Lyle, brothers Sterling and Dale, and sister-in-law Ann.

    A graveside service will be held on Friday, June 28, at 11:30 a.m., at the Deweyville Cemetery.

    Please refer to www.ruddfuneralhome.com for a full obituary.

Marcus Eli Lee

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GARLAND – Marcus Eli Lee, 86, passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013 at McKay Dee Hospital.  He was born on June 14, 1927 in Black Pine, Idaho the son of John A. and Maggie Jensen Lee.  He married LaRee Rhodes on August 19, 1960 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Marcus graduated from Box Elder High School in 1945.  After high school graduation he joined the United States Navy and earned the rank of Seaman First Class.  He later joined the United States Army Reserves as an Artillery Captain and served for 20 years.
Marcus earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from Utah State University and a minor in Biology.  He taught school in Thatcher, Utah for two years, and then at Bear River Junior High School in Garland from 1956 until his retirement in 1983.
He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he held various callings.  Marcus spent many summers harvesting wheat fields for local farmers.  He loved playing Checkers and was always up to beating you at the game.  He was an avid reader, a history buff, and enjoyed doing Geneology.  This knowledge made for great conversation.
Surviving are his wife, LaRee, daughters, Chris (Doug) Mares, Ashland, Oregon; Becki (Willy) Hebert, Meridian Idaho; and his sons, Scott Lee, Garland, Utah and David (Nancy) Lee, Spanish Fork, Utah.  Grandchildren: Amy Mares Ebner, Brian Mares, Jake Hebert, Jennifer Hebert, Justin Lee and Jessica Lee.  Great Grandchildren: Haley, Hannah and Heather Ebner.
He is preceded in death by his sisters; Roma, Cora, Miriam and Viola, and brothers, Ellis and Delbert.
Services will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Garland 5th Ward Chapel, 175 South Main, Garland, Utah.  Family and friends may call on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Rudd Funeral Home, 1234 South Main, Garland, Utah and from 9:30 to 10:30 on Wednesday at the church.
Interment will be at the Garland City Cemetery with military honors. Condolences may be made at www.ruddfuneralhome.com

 

E. Lamont Richards

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Garland, Utah – E. Lamont Richards, 85, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2013 in Smithfield, Utah.  Lamont was born September 18, 1927, in Fielding, Utah to Elmer Thomas and Mildred Johnson Richards.

Lamont married Colleen Gill on December 10, 1953 in the Logan LDS Temple.  They are now reunited after just 5 months of separation.  They are the parents of three children; Sheryl (Gorden) Lasley, Smithfield, Brent (Debbie) Richards, Garland, Gloria (Dale) Jensen, Smithfield.

Lamont grew up in Fielding and was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1945, six months after high school.  Lamont was honorably released from the army after 15 months with the 3164th Signal Service Battalion.  Following his service in the army, Lamont worked various farming related jobs in the valley and in the fall of 1949, Lamont attended Utah State Agricultural College.  It was while in Cache Valley that Lamont met his future wife Colleen at the Elite Dance Hall in Hyrum, Utah.  Lamont’s professional career was highlighted by 33 years of employment with Thiokol Corporation where he made many friends and felt blessed to provide for his family.

Lamont was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.  In 1951 Lamont served a mission in the Southwest Indian Mission in New Mexico and Arizona.  Lamont served in many church callings including teacher, High Counselor and ward clerk for many years.

He is survived by his children, Sheryl, Brent and Gloria, 13 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.  He is also survived by one brother, Dennis (Judy) Richards, Brigham City.  He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Colleen; brother, Milo; sisters, Eleanor, Mary Beth, Florence; and grandchildren, Rebecca, Joshua and Tyler Jensen.

The family would like to thank Dr. Schow, Community Nursing Services, the Bear River Valley Senior Center for their wonderful meals, as well as many wonderful friends and neighbors who helped and served Lamont and his family.

Funeral Services for Lamont will be held in his honor on Saturday, June 29, at 1:00 p.m. at the Garland 5th Ward building, 175 South Main, Garland, with a viewing prior to the services from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  There will also be a viewing on Friday, June 28, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Rudd Funeral Home (1234 S. Main, Garland).

The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the General Mission fund for the LDS Church.

Online Condolences may be shared at www.ruddfuneralhome.com

 

Vergie Nelson Anderson

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Vergie Nelson Anderson, An angel disguised in human form, returned to her heavenly home Friday June 21, 2013. As was always her wish she was able to pass peacefully in her own home with her son, Stephen and daughter, Vergalee each holding one of her hands, present also was a dear family friend, Ron Burgess

Vergie was born April 14, 1921 in Redmond, Utah to Charles Elmer Nelson and Margaret Kate Nelson. She was the 4th of 7 children; Tilman, Melva, Lyal, then Vergie, Dee Lora, Lora Dee, and Dawn. Vergie married Leedrow Christian Anderson on November 22, 1940, in the Manti Temple.

Vergie spent her childhood in Redmond, Utah. Graduating from North Sevier High school, where she excelled in Drama and writing.

She moved a short distance away to Mayfield, Utah when she married Leedrow.  While in Mayfield
she held many positions in the L.D.S. church. She was active in the Mutual and Young Women’s programs, also Relief Society President for many years. She remained an active member throughout her life.

She relocated to Garland, Utah in 1960 when Leedrow was transferred by the U & I Sugar company. This
was to remain her home until her death. Spending most winters for the last 9 years in Mesquite, Nevada with her Sister and Brother in Law, Dawn and Bryan Hafen. Where she also has many friends, 130 of which attended her 90th Birthday party.

Vergie arrived in life with a special mission, To love and be loved by all.  This she accomplished to its fullest degree.

She was a prolific reader, and enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her family and many friends.

Vergie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leedrow; one son, Charles Lee Anderson;
her brother, Tilman; and sisters, Melva, Lyal and Dee Lora.

Vergie is survived by her son, Stephen C. Anderson and wife Lynnette, their 3 children, Melody, Amber, and Chris. Daughter, Pam and husband Roger Smith, their 3 children, Alex, Adam, and Amanda. And Daughter, Vergalee Anderson. Six grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and one on the way

She blessed everyone whose life she touched and will be Greatly missed.

Services will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013 at the Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home, 111 N. 100 E. Tremonton. There will be viewings Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday Prior to services from 9:30 -10:30 a.m., both at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.rogersandtaylor.com

 

Loraine “Grace” Draper Davis

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Honeyville, UT- Loraine Grace Draper Davis, 74, our loving mother, grandma, sister and friend passed away peacefully Tuesday June 18, 2013 at home with her family. Grace was born September 29, 1938 to Rosie Bettino Draper and Verdis Draper. Grace was raised in Wellington, Utah. Mom grew up with and later married her sweetheart Robert Merrill Davis on November 15, 1957. Their Marriage was later solemnized in the Logan Temple. From this union came four wonderful sons and two beautiful daughters.

Mom’s greatest joy was her family and good times spent together. She enjoyed the outdoors, camping and trips to Yellowstone. Mom was a dedicated homemaker, wife, mother and one of the most excellent cooks. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Honeyville first ward.

She is survived by her children: Kurt (Sandra), Kyle (Kathy), Scott, Boyd (Terri), Kaelyn (Shane) Robbins, and Laci J. 14 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Also surviving are her brothers Paul and Jay of Wellington. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents and in-laws, Owen and Mable Davis.

A funeral Service will be held Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Honeyville LDS Ward chapel (2620 W 6980 N, Honeyville). Friends and family may call from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Sunday June 23, 2013 at Rogers and Taylor Funeral Home (111 N 100 E, Tremonton) and Monday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the church previous to the funeral. Interment will be in the Honeyville Cemetery.

We would like to thank Lori and Kamie from Encompass Hospice and the many friends and family who have shown their love and support.

We love you mom. You will be sadly missed. Forever loved, always remembered.

Online condolences may be made at www.rogersandtaylor.com

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