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Obituaries 7-3-2013

Ned A Newman

ROY – Ned A Newman, 76, died at his home in Roy on June 28, 2013, from Alzheimer’s and Diabetes.

He was born on December 4, 1936 in Bothwell, Utah, son of Henry Andrew Newman and Norma Estella Anderson Newman.

Ned graduated from Bear River High School and Utah State University.  He also served an LDS Mission to Wisconsin from 1958 – 1960.

Ned served a distinguished 21 year career in the US Air Force as a navigator, primarily in rescue and recovery.  He was stationed in Texas, California, Scotland, Spain, Vietnam, Florida, Utah (where he was an instructor and built a navigator simulator to assist in training), New Mexico, and ended his career in Alaska (where he was a rescue coordinator involved in many high profile rescues).  During his military career he received several medals and citations, including the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Cross, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Air Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross.

He married Patricia E. Thornock on March 17, 1960 in the Logan LDS Temple.  They were the parents of five sons:  Kelly, Kristopher, Kent, Kasey and Kimball.  Chanar Jigmeddorj came into the family several years ago and is like a daughter to them.

As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ned held various positions throughout his life, including a two year service mission to the Ogden LDS Cannery with his wife.

Ned was very active in Scouting and was very proud of earning his Wood Badge Beads.  He was a very talented carpenter and built two homes, besides the family home, as well as helping to teach carpentry at the OWATC.  He also loved the outdoors, particularly fishing in Alaska.

He dearly loved his children and grandchildren and will be deeply missed by all those who knew him.

Ned is survived by his wife, five sons and their spouses:  Kelly (Jill Yates), Kris (JulieAnn), Maury (Sharon), Kasey (Marian Mason), and Kimball (Melissa), 21 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, his sister Joy (Ralph) Cullimore, sisters-in-law Wilma Newman and Beverly Newman, his brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Barbara Thornock and “daughter” Chanar Goodrich.

He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Odell and Kent.

The family expresses deep gratitude to Eric, Tarrin, and Symbii Home Health and Hospice for their care and support.

Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at11:00 a.m. at the Roy North Park Ward, 2175 W. 4250 S.  Roy, UT.  The family will greet friends on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Myers Roy Mortuary, 5865 South 1900 West, Roy, UT and on Wednesday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the church prior to services.

Interment:  Evergreen Memorial Park, 100 Monroe Blvd., Ogden, UT.

Send condolences to family at www.myers-mortuary.com


Wayne E Grover


Garland, UT – Wayne E Grover returned to his Heavenly Father and loving wife, Marlene, Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Logan Regional Hospital following a valiant battle with cancer. He was born April 3, 1931 to Fredrick Miles and Lavona Christensen Grover in East Garland, Utah. He attended schools in Garland and graduated from Bear River High School in 1949.

Shortly after graduating, he married Marlene Patterson August 17, 1949 in the Salt Lake City Temple. Except for a short time spent dairy farming in Alaska, Wayne and Marlene raised their family in East Garland. Wayne had a number of occupations including dairy farming, land leveling, and working at Anderson Lumber and Thiokol.

Wayne was respected as a man of honesty and integrity, values he always tried to teach in his home. He was an active member of the LDS church and served in numerous callings including Mmen president, Sunday School superintendent, ward clerk and librarian.

His favorite pass times were woodworking, gardening and caring for his animals, especially his dog Mandy and his ponies. He was a very talented carpenter and often made special treasures for his children and grandchildren. He loved to travel and especially enjoyed taking his sons to Alaska.

Marlene, his wife of 60 years, passed away September 30, 2009. Three years later Wayne found joy again and married Eulalia Mercedes Casias Madsen October 6, 2012 in East Garland. Mercy and her family have been a caring and loving support for him.

Wayne is survived by his aunt, Hazel Riser of East Garland; his siblings, Flo (Dewain) Loveland of Willard, Marie Korth of Providence and Steve (Barbara) Grover of East Garland; a sister-in-law, Rose Mary Grover of Chula Vista, CA; his children Sheri Lynn (Leon) Lemon of Mendon, Randy (Shelley) Grover of Mendon, Dar (Susan) Burnett of Riverside; Robert (Claudia) Grover of Twin Falls, ID; Scott (DeNiece) Grover of East Garland; Debbi Anne Wood of East Garland; Brad (Gale) Grover of Riverside; 39 grandchildren and 86 great-grandchildren; his wife, Mercy of East Garland and her children Nancy (Kelly) Pierce of East Garland, David (Bobbie) Madsen of Farr West, Mark (Rebecca) Madsen of West Valley City, Melanie (Tony) Palmer of Garland, Kirk Madsen of Brigham City and Christine Vigil (Doug) Cottam; her 24 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Marlene, brother, Bud F Grover, son Buddie Lee Grover and brother-in-law, Kelly Korth.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 29, at noon at the East Garland Cemetery. Friends and family may call at the East Garland Ward building (4375 W 15600 N) prior to the services from 10:00 to11:30 a.m.

Online condolences may be made at www.ruddfuneralhome.comWasatch-Properties-1x3


Marian Kimber

On Monday June 24, 2013 our loving mother, grandmother, great grandma and friend, Marian Valentine Pearson Kimber passed away in Tremonton, Utah. She was born on February 14, 1933 in Arco, Idaho to Jesse M. and Melva Winger Pearson.

She married Jack O’Niel Kimber on June 14th, 1951 in Grouse Creek Utah on the Kimber Ranch. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan Temple September 22, 1965. They were the proud parents of 10 children.

She was an avid gardener, teacher, philosopher and reader. She loved the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and fulfilled many callings.  Her greatest joys were her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was greatly loved and will be missed. She was patient, kind and caring.

She joined her husband Jack, and two sons Stuart and Randy in Heaven.

She is survived by her children, Marilyn, Gwen (Neil) Rose, Jacque, Karen, Edie Ward, A. William (Sheri), Quentin (LeighAnna), and Curtis (Heather), 22 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and her brother David (Josephine) Pearson

Services will be held Monday July 1, 2013 with a viewing from 10am-11am at the Grouse Creek LDS Chapel, with funeral services beginning at 11:30am in Grouse Creek, Utah with graveside service immediately following at the Grouse Creek Cemetery. A viewing will take place at Roger Taylor Mortuary in Tremonton, Sunday June 30, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Utah Arthritis foundation www.donategreatwestregion.kintera.org

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


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