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Obituaries – August 6, 2014

Larry Allen

Obit-Larry-AllenPORTAGE- Larry Gibbs Allen, 75, passed away at home on Aug. 3, 2014. He was born Nov. 25, 1938, in Malad, Idaho, to Lois Bennett and Isaac Gibbs Allen.

    He married Elna J. Call on June 2, 1961, and together they had two children, Troy and Lori.

    Elna passed away in October of 2010.

    Throughout his life, Larry worked at Lazy Boy as a truck driver and was a heavy equipment operator.

    He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He loved to drive his 2011 Mustang, snowmobile, hunting, shooting and four-wheeling.

    He is survived by his daughter, Lori Allen Knight; grandchildren, Dallas Knight, Francis Allen and Elle Allen; his dog, Tes; and a sister, Rochelle Danielson.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and son.

    Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 11 a.m., at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E. – Tremonton), with a viewing prior to the service from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

    Burial will follow at the Portage Cemetery.

    Online condolences may be shared at www.ruddfuneralhome.com


Kalob Ted Keppler

Obit-Kalob-KepplerKalob Ted Keppler passed away at his home in Plymouth on August 2, 2014. He was born on November 26, 1977 to Ted and Sandra Keppler, in Ogden, UT. Kalob had lived in Tremonton, Garland and Plymouth.

He completed his GED. Kalob was a pipefitter and enjoyed leather working and woodworking. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his dog, Abbi.

He is survived by his mother, Sandra Keppler sisters; Misty Bennett and Sadie Howard, sons; Chace Keppler and Aaidon Keppler, Nephews; Cade Belseth and Drake Bennett and girlfriend, Jayden Montgomery.

Kalob is preceded in death by his father, Ted Keppler and son, Chance Keppler.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday August 12, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Rudd Funeral Home (1234 S Main, Garland). A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday August 13, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Plymouth Cemetery.

The family would like to give a special thanks to all the family and friends for all the support and love shown in their time of sorrow. Contributions for Kalob’s services may be made at Rudd Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruddfuneralhome.com


Stephen Harris

Obit-Stephen-HarrisBOTHWELL- Stephen Jule Harris, 70, passed away peacefully at home on August 3, 2014. He was born October 27, 1943 in Tremonton, Utah to Dorothy Ballard and Jule Carl Harris.

Stephen attended and graduated with the class of 1961 from Bear River High School. He attended Snow College where he played football and earned an Associate’s Degree. He later attended Weber State University and graduated with a BA in Sociology. He held various positions at Thiokol, Aero jet, Preco, ATS and Washington Group. He has lived in Tremonton, UT; Lompoc, CA; Brigham City, UT; Florence, AL; Washington, IL; North Ogden, UT; and most recently Bothwell, UT.

He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served in the Australia Mission.

He loved to golf and hit a “Hole in One” at Washington Municipal Golf Course; he also loved spending time with his children, grandkids and friends. He received the Silver Snoopy award and many others from Thiokol.

Stephen is survived by his children, Tiffani (Layne) Summers, Kade (Kristi) Harris, Kelsey Harris, and Brooke Pincombe; grandchildren, Jace, Kobe, Bella, Hailee, Nicholas, Thomas and Ethan; 2 brothers, Guy (Trena) Harris, Randal (Maren) Harris and a Sister-in-law, Linda Harris

He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ballard Harris.

Funeral Services for Stephen will be held on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Bothwell LDS Church (10350 W. 11600 N.) Viewings will be held Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home (111 N. 100 E. – Tremonton) and from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the church prior to services. Burial will follow at the Valley View Cemetery.

Online Condolences may be shared at www.ruddfuneralhome.com

Marva F. Stokes

obit-stokesBRIGHAM CITY – Our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, and friend, Marva Fackrell Stokes, 87, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, with her family at her side in Brigham City, Utah.

She was born on May 21, 1927, in Garland, Utah, a daughter of Israel Hoyt and Mary Elma Nessen Fackrell.

Marva graduated from the Bear River High School in 1945. She married Alvin DeVere Stokes on April 25, 1946, in the Logan LDS Temple. He preceded her in death on May 19, 2012.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in the Relief Society, Young Women and Primary Presidency’s.

She was a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

Marva enjoyed oil painting, ceramics, seamstress and being with her family.

The family would like to thank the staff at Maple Springs, Hearts for Hospice, Brandi Smith, Dr. Bruce Keller, President Bob and Becky Bateman, Mickie McWilliams and Josie Andersen – Honorary Granddaughter for their loving care of our mother.

Surviving are four children: The oldest and most mature one, Sharon (Dick) Christensen, Brigham City; the picked on one, LeAnna (Robert) Skinner, Tremonton; the spoiled one, Lynn (Valorie) Stokes, Malad, Idaho; and the smartest one and youngest, Geri (Steve) McQuivey, St. George; 18 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, five siblings, Arvin Fackrell, Willard; Gwen Munk, Howell; Dave Fackrell, Midvale; Myrna Bunnell, Florida; Dean Fackrell, Roy.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin, one son, Layne F. Stokes, one brother, Dale Fackrell and two sisters, Donna Grover and Ruth Stokes.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Primary Children’s Medical Center, 100 Mario Capecchi Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84113 in Marva Stokes Name.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7, at 11 a.m., at Brigham City 19th LDS Ward Chapel, 105 West Fishburn Drive.

A viewing will be held on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m., at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E. 200 S., Brigham City, and on Thursday at the church from 10 to 10:40 a.m.

Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.

Email condolences to www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com


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