Friday, May 29, 2020

Duane Hiatt lived his life for riches. Not the riches of this earth, but those of eternity. His full life consisted of honing his talents, serving others and blessing his large posterity.

Roger H. Plothow of American Fork, Utah died Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in Provo, Utah of causes incident to age. He was 85.

Ned passed away quietly in his sleep Sunday morning May 24, 2020 at the VA Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT. He went in for a routine eye surgery on Thursday and ended up finding out he had leukemia.

It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of Rudolph Kurt Vuksinick. Rudy was born in Provo on January 13, 1973 to Kirt R & Terri Mae Vuksinick. He was the first born & first grandchild, the light of everyone’s eye. His smile could light up a room!

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Andrew Steven Wilson died at home Sunday May 24, 2020, at the age of 71, in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Our beloved father, Charles Warren Kewish, returned to his Heavenly Father on May 25, 2020. He passed peacefully at his home in Provo, Utah, surrounded by all seven of his devoted children.

Robert (Bob) Erwin Gear, 77, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020. Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Family Mortuary of Santaquin. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.brownfamilymortuary.com.

Mary Carol Woodbury Pollock, 94, passed away May 24, 2020. Services are entrusted to Walker Funeral Home, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660. Visit www.walkermemorials.com.

Our sweet Kellie Jean Burton Gandy passed away from this world the morning of May 22nd, 2020 in her home while sleeping. We are saddened beyond belief but so thankful that she is now released from her trials. She struggled for years with health issues and did so with strength beyond comprehension. One word used by others to describe her was tenacious.

Duane Hiatt lived his life for riches. Not the riches of this earth, but those of eternity. His full life consisted of honing his talents, serving others and blessing his large posterity.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Angelia Caras Medlyn (62) passed away at her home in American Fork, May 24, 2020 due to the progression of ALS. She was born on June 7, 1957 in Payson, Utah to Earnest and Estella Caras. She grew up in Benjamin, Utah and attended Spanish Fork High School where she participated in the 4H club and was a member of the color guard. She later completed a CDA program at the Utah Technical College. She worked as a dental assistant and later she married the love of her life on October 14, 1977 and was sealed for time and all eternity in the Provo Temple. Together they raised their 5 wonderful children.

Robert (Bob) Erwin Gear, 77, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020. Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Family Mortuary of Santaquin. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.brownfamilymortuary.com.

Oranee Harward Abbott, age 80, passed away surrounded by her family on May 22, 2020 in Provo, Utah. Oranee was born in Payson, Utah on June 23, 1939 to Thomas Orin Harward and Alma Renee Barney Harward. Oranee was the 9th of 10 children, and she grew up in Salt Lake City where she attended East High School. 

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 1 p.m. at the Salem City Cemetery, 965 South 140 East, Salem, Utah. A viewing will be held prior to service from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home, 587 South 100 West, Payson, Utah. Condolences may be sent to www.walkermemorials.com.

Gordon Lee Davis returned to his Heavenly Father on May 25, 2020 after a courageous battle with the COVID-19 virus. Gordon was born April 22, 1950 to Stirling Edward Davis and June LaRae Hiatt. He attended school in Goshen and graduated from Payson High School in 1968.

Betty Alice Tanner, 101, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020. Arrangements are entrusted to Utah Valley Mortuary of Lindon. www.uvfuneral.com

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Andrew Steven Wilson died at home Sunday May 24, 2020, at the age of 71, in Pleasant Grove, Utah.

Our sweet Kellie Jean Burton Gandy passed away from this world the morning of May 22nd, 2020 in her home while sleeping. We are saddened beyond belief but so thankful that she is now released from her trials. She struggled for years with health issues and did so with strength beyond comprehension. One word used by others to describe her was tenacious.

Mary Carol Woodbury Pollock, 94, passed away May 24, 2020. Services are entrusted to Walker Funeral Home, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660. Visit www.walkermemorials.com.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Howard C. Nielson died of natural causes on Wednesday morning, May 20. He was living in South Carolina with his daughter Mary Lee Jackson, who was holding his hand when he passed away peacefully, to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart and wife, Julia (Julie) Adams Nielson, who passed away 17 years earlier. Howard was also preceded in death by his second wife, Donna Brown Nielson, who died in 2015. A teacher, public servant, consultant, numbers whiz, friend and neighbor, Howard was known and loved by more than any of us could ever count.

Marie DeRoest, 88, of Orem, UT passed away on the evening of Thursday, May 21 in her home surrounded by her family. Marie was born on April 9, 1932 in Portland, OR. She was raised in Sumpter, OR by her loving parents Laurence and Emma Graves. She married the love of her life, Joe DeRoest, on March 26, 1948. They were married for 63 years and had 4 children, Elena, Marcel, Joel, and JoDell. They lived in Baker, OR for 13 years and relocated to Orem, UT in 1961.

Monday, May 25, 2020

Albert (Hap) Smith, 78, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Arrangements entrusted to Walker Sanderson Funeral Home of Orem. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.walkersanderson.com.

Elma Patrick Evans, 96, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020. Funeral services are under the direction of Wheeler Mortuary. www.wheelermortuary.com.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Neola Peterson Miles was born in Payson, Utah on 15 October 1930 to Velma Harris and Linden Woodruff Peterson. She was their second of three daughters, and was followed by one son. When Neola was a year old, the family moved to Boulder, Nevada where Linden worked on the construction of Hoover Dam until its completion. In 1936, the family moved to San Bernardino, California.

Edward E. Veatch, 78, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Arrangements are entrusted to Walker Funeral Home of Payson. 801-465-3846 www.walkermemorials.com

Elma Patrick Evans, 96, passed away Friday, May 22, 2020. Funeral services are under the direction of Wheeler Mortuary. www.wheelermortuary.com.

Bernetta Hurst, 83, of Mapleton passed away Sunday, May 16, 2020. She was born September 26, 1936 in Salina, Utah to Clyde Brown Cazier and Delna Hatch Cazier. She married Robert Dean Hurst (Bob) on March 30, 1954, in the Manti LDS Temple.

Nadeen Winter Bendixen Sorensen, 87, passed away May 18, 2020 in Lehi, Utah. She was born June 9, 1932 in Mills, Utah to Erhardt Knud Bendixen and Eva Winter Bendixen. She married John Alma Sorensen on October 24, 1952 in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Manti Temple.

Howard Nielsen Creer, age 85, passed away peacefully at his home in Spanish Fork, Utah, on May 22, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was born on October 27, 1934 in his family home in Spanish Fork, the son of William Clayton Creer and Nellie Ardella Nielsen Creer, also native to Spanish Fork. He grew up in Spanish Fork, graduating from Spanish Fork High School. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from BYU, and his Master of Education Degree from Los Angeles State University.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Edward E. Veatch, 78, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020. Arrangements are entrusted to Walker Funeral Home of Payson. 801-465-3846 www.walkermemorials.com

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Carolyn Jones, of Mapleton, beloved mother of four, and grandmother of nine, passed away, age 77, on May 19, 2020, surrounded by her family.

Naomi Watson passed away Friday, May 15, 2020. Arrangements entrusted to Walker Sanderson Funeral Home of Orem. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.walkersanderson.com.

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