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31 May 2011 - 07:00

Laurel M. Brewer, 89, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2011.

Friends may visit on Wed. June 1 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Walker Mortuary at 45 W 200 N in Morgan and Thurs., June 2 from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the Henefer Ward Chapel on Main Street in Henefer.  Funeral services will be held Thurs. at 11:00 a.m. in Henefer.  Interment in the South Morgan Cemetery with military honors.

27 May 2011 (All day)


Marjorie Rogers Tueller, 90, peacefully passed away on May 20, 2011, in Bountiful, Utah.

Marjorie was born April 3, 1921 in Morgan, Utah to Thelma Dickson and Curtis William Rogers. The second of six children, Marjorie was part of a large, loving family whose devoted parents made home a haven for their children. 

She loved growing up in Morgan, surrounded by extended family and dear friends and neighbors. Her childhood was during the Great Depression, so her entertainment revolved around family, church and school activities. Marjorie worked hard at home helping her family, playing with her sisters and brother, took music lessons, loved hiking in the foothills surrounding her home, and playing with her best friend, Della. She loved to go on family car rides and truly loved being with her family among “the hills of home.” Marjorie loved music and dancing, and was a skilled tap dancer. The 20’s and 30’s were the “golden age” of Hollywood, and Marjorie thought that going to movies was a special treat. She also had a great love for animals.

27 May 2011 (All day)

Our precious little special “daughter” Sandra Elaine Hood, entered the presence of her Heavenly Father Sunday, May 22, 2011.  We know she was received in All Glory as she was a pure and chosen spirit.  She was born in Charleston, South Carolina on May 17, 1963.  She first came into our lives June, 1991, and shortly thereafter came to live with us permanently.  She was born with many afflictions and handicaps which made life a struggle for her.  And as we question why some are bound to remain children all their mortal life we must acknowledge that her bubbly, joyous personality enhanced our family in immeasurable ways.  Sandy brought laughter and happiness with her and brightened our home with her goodness.   We are grateful for the blessing of knowing her and having her as part of our circle.  As she slipped through the veil to the next exciting chapter of her existence, she took with her a big part of our hearts.

27 May 2011 (All day)

Don left the love of his life Shirley “Liz” Hammons Creager to join his parents Lester and Alta Richins Creager on May 19, 2011.  He died of a massive heart attack at McKay Dee Hospital.

22 May 2011 - 14:49

Don left the love of his life Shirley “Liz” Hammons Creager to join his parents Lester and Alta Richins Creager on May 19, 2011.  He died of a massive heart attack at McKay Dee Hospital.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the South Morgan Cemetery.  A viewing will be held Monday, May 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Walker Mortuary and Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Interment will be at the South Morgan Cemetery.

22 May 2011 - 14:45

Marjorie Rogers Tueller
April 3, 1921 – May 20, 2011

Marjorie Rogers Tueller, 90, peacefully passed away on May 20, 2011, in Bountiful, Utah.

Funeral services are Friday, May 27th , 11:00 at the LDS Canyon Park Ward, 1190 E. Bountiful Hills Dr., Bountiful, UT. There will be a visitation at the church 9:30-10:30 prior to the service.

Interment in the South Morgan Cemetery.

13 May 2011 (All day)


May 23, 1944-May 10, 2011


NORTH OGDEN – In the early hours of May 10, 2011, an angel slipped quietly and peacefully back into the arms of a loving Father in Heaven.

Joan Durrant Ferrin was born in Morgan, Utah on May 23, 1944. She attended Morgan High School where she was drum majorette, played the flute, and served as the diary princess. It is also where she met the boy who for nearly 50 years, would affectionately call her “My Sweetheart.”

13 May 2011 (All day)


Dan Scott Sommers, 55, died Thursday, May 5, 2011 at his home of cancer.

He was born June 10, 1955 to Shirley Randall and Dan Sommers.  He was raised in Morgan and graduated from Morgan High School and Weber State College.

13 May 2011 (All day)

MORGAN – Lila Thomas Marchant Christiansen, 87, our loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the home of her daughter Marilyn in Manti, Utah.  She rejoined her beloved husband Rellus after 49 years. 

5 May 2011 (All day)

Our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend Alfred L Grasteit, 66, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2011 due to an accidental fall.  

29 Apr 2011 (All day)

Loved by many, David “Dave” E. Johnson passed away peacefully at his home in Morgan, Utah on April 20, 2011 after a long battle with cancer.

29 Apr 2011 (All day)

Morgan – Maurell Dee Brown, 79, passed away peacefully into the loving arms of his mother on April 23, 2011.  

22 Apr 2011 (All day)

Former Croydon resident and one of the greatest individuals one could ever know has left the world to fight for right on the other side. 

15 Apr 2011 (All day)


Cheryl Margaret Weidemaier Greszler passed away on April 12, 2011, of natural causes.

She was born in April 1950 and spent her happiest moments in the beautiful Morgan Valley.

15 Apr 2011 (All day)


Trudy Kay Ukena Smith passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, April 10, 2011, after a long battle with diabetes.  

She was born on June 20, 1960, the youngest of three children, to Dawson and Bonnie Ukena.  She grew up in South Weber and graduated from Clearfield High School.

15 Apr 2011 (All day)


Seth Harvey Schick, age 74, passed away April 6, 2011 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on June 8, 1936 in Kaysville, Utah to George and Ruth Schick. 

Seth graduated from Utah State with his Master’s Degree in Agricultural Economics (Land Resource Management).  He owned and operated Schick International for 41 years.

He married the love of his life, Karren Hodgson, on September 2, 1960 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple and they enjoyed 50 years of marriage.  Together they have four children: Jeff, Scott, Daranee and Alison.

2 Apr 2011 (All day)


Carol Elaine Durrant Carter, eighty-one years old passed away on March 29, 2011 at her home in Morgan, Utah.

Carol was born in Morgan on September 8, 1929 to Leland Durrant and Margaret Celeste Dearden Durrant.

30 Mar 2011 (All day)

Carol Elaine Durrant Carter, eighty-one years old passed away on March 29, 2011 at her home in Morgan, Utah.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the  Rock LDS Church, Morgan 12th Ward Chapel, 10 W. Young Street, Morgan, Utah.
A viewing for friends and family will be on Thursday, March 31, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. at Walker Mortuary, 45 W. 200 N. Morgan UT and Friday April 1, 20011 from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. at the Morgan 12th LDS Ward, 10 W. Young Street Morgan, UT.

18 Mar 2011 (All day)


1925 ~ 2011

 After several years of deteriorating health, Don Robert Dickson died on March 2 at the Utah State Veterans Nursing Home. 

18 Mar 2011 (All day)


Emma Elizabeth Frazier Clark passed away March 10, 2011 at The Family Tree Assisted Living in Morgan, Utah from complications of Alzheimer’s.

4 Mar 2011 - 06:00

Our kind and loving mother, Jane Dawson Merz, 85, of Morgan, passed from this earthly plain on Sunday February 27, 2011 to be reunited with her eternal love, Martin.  Cancer took her physical body but her spirit lives on.

25 Feb 2011 - 06:00

Boyd Sakizzie, son of Hastiin Tesh ‘kis toho and Top ah ah bitsih, left mortality on February 17, 2011 from complications of diabetes. He was born on April 20, 1926 in between Aneth and Montezuma Creek. He was preceded in death by his parents, his siblings: Thomas, Arlene, Helen, Nora, Ora Chee, Leola, and Joe; his beloved wife Margaret Blackhorse Lee Sakizzie; his children: Melvin Howard, Carmenlita, Virgil Vernon, and Charlotte. His surviving children include: Herman Sam (Teresa), Marjorie Valerie Sakizzie, Rena Mae Hopkins, Lora Jeanne (Mark) Thurston, Elizabeth Lee (Jimmy Sr.) Holly, and Benjamin Lee. Boyd loved and delighted in the presence of his grandchildren and his numerous great-grandchildren. Also Boyd has a few great- great-grandchildren.

25 Feb 2011 - 06:00

TOQUERVILLE - Walter Curtis Lichfield, 83, passed away on February 20, 2011, from emphysema. Walter was born September 23, 1927.
Walter grew up in Star Valley, Wyoming and in Weber County, Utah. Walter proposed and sent a engagement ring to his high school sweetheart, Wilma Browning, when he was serving in the military in China. He also sent silk from China for her wedding dress.
They were married April 14, 1949, in the Logan LDS Temple. Walter loved teaching religion at South Cache High Seminary for 10 years. Walter retired after 27 years working at Hill Air Force Base in Clearfield, UT.

11 Feb 2011 - 19:00

Eloise Anderson Martineau
Oct. 10, 1924 – February 10, 2011
 After 86 bountiful years, Eloise A. Martineau, left this earth in peaceful flight.

Funeral services will be held at the 11th Morgan Ward on Field Street, Wednesday, February 16th at 11 AM.  A viewing will be February 15th, 7-8 PM at Walker Mortuary.

8 Feb 2011 - 06:00

Sandra (Sandy) Rigby Wilson, 47, our beloved wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister and friend passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2011 from a sudden illness, surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 at 12 noon in the Morgan 6th Ward chapel, 2700 South Morgan Valley Drive, Porterville.  Friends and family may call at Walker Mortuary in Morgan Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at the church.

Interment, South Morgan cemetery.

4 Feb 2011 (All day)


Stephen Joseph Smith died Tuesday, February 1, 2011 in his home in Porterville, Utah.  

Steve was born in Porterville on October 16, 1923 to Pearl Mikesell and Joseph Smith, he is the third child of six.  He is survived by one brother, Don and Sam Smith of Ogden.      

Steve married his sweetheart Loraine Ashton on April 9, 1944. They were sealed for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake City LDS temple on May 11, 1959.

28 Jan 2011 (All day)

Willis Packard – Loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend passed away on January 25, 2011.

21 Jan 2011 (All day)


A life of Gratitude, Service and Love

Coalville – Our sweet mother, grandmother and sister passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 12, 2011, after an 18 month battle with Pancreatic Cancer.  She was born October 21, 1929 the 5th daughter of Ursula Elizabeth Sargent and John Eaton Wright in Spring Hollow, Utah. Afton graduated from North Summit High School in 1947.  She moved to Salt Lake City and worked for the Department of Employment Security.  

19 Jan 2011 - 06:00

Elsie Marjorie Luckey Mortenson 89, returned to her Heavenly father January 16, 2011. 

Friends may call at the Walker Mortuary in Morgan, Thursday, January 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 and Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 at the Porterville Church with Funeral Services following at 11:30.

Internment, South Morgan Cemetery

19 Jan 2011 - 05:59

McQuown  --radio and television pioneer, prize-winning writer, ardent traveler, voracious reader, lover of the out-of-doors, a true Renaissance woman--  passed away on January 6 in San Francisco, California.  Born in Morgan, Utah, to Thelma Dickson and Curtis William Rogers, she is survived by her daughter, Eloise, San Francisco; her sisters, Marjorie Rogers Tueller (Jack) Bountiful, Utah; Florence Rogers Sowell (Wesley), Pocatello, Idaho; Sherolyn Rogers Jenkins (Larry) Morgan, Utah; and brother Bernell D. Rogers (Marjorie) of Torrance, California plus in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Franklyn King McQuown; her sister, Kathryn Rogers Whittier (Robert); and her parents Thelma and Curtis Rogers.

Funeral services will be held, Saturday, January 22, 12 noon, Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple St., SLC with a visitation  Sat. 10:30am to noon.  Burial:  Morgan Utah.  Contributions are suggested to your favorite charity.

9 Jan 2011 - 22:00

Colleen Butters Follett Geary, 82, passed away peacefully January 5, 2011.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 12 noon at the Pleasant View 10th Ward Chapel, 3602 North 500 West in Pleasant View.  Friends and family may call Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Walker Mortuary, 45 West 200 North, Morgan, and Monday from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. at the church in Pleasant View.

Interment at South Morgan Cemetery.

31 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Ray P. Whitaker returned to his Heavenly Father surrounded by his family Tuesday December 28, 2010.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 04, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the LDS Field Street Church 240 So. 300 West., Morgan.
A viewing will be held at the Walker Mortuary 45 West 200 North; Morgan on Monday January 03, 2011 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Tuesday morning January 04, 2011 at the Field St. LDS Church from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.
Interment will be in the South Morgan Cemetery.

13 Dec 2010 - 18:27

Wanda Pentz Woolsey died Friday, December 10, 2010. She was 81.

A viewing will be held Monday, December 13, 2010 from 1 to 2 p.m. Walker Mortuary, 45 W 200 N, in Morgan, UT. Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. in the North Morgan Cemetery.

13 Dec 2010 - 18:27

Our loving, sweet mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother passed away Dec. 13, 2010, at the age of 84 in Layton, Utah of heart failure.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 at 11 a.m. at the Kamas Ward Chapel, 100 West Center Street, Kamas, UT.  Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the services.

Interment, Marion Cemetery.

10 Dec 2010 - 06:00

Elaine was born on February 24, 1925 in Porterville, Utah to Lawrence A. and Gertrude Alice Florence Porter.  
She passed away December 03, 2010 in Seattle, Washington.

Memorial services at a later date.  Condolences can be sent to 

26 Nov 2010 - 20:20

MORGAN- George Alfred (Alf) Turner, age 96, passed away November 24, 2010.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2010, at 12:00 noon at the LDS 12th Ward building (Rock Church), 10 West Young St., Morgan, UT with a viewing to be held Friday, November 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the Walker Mortuary 45 W 200 N, Morgan, UT and Saturday, November 27 from 10:45 to 11:45 at the church.

Interment, South Morgan Cemetery.

24 Nov 2010 - 14:00

MORGAN – Crystal D. Burt, 36, returned to her Heavenly Father on Sunday, November 21, 2010 at her home surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd.

Family will greet friends at the mortuary on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday 9:45 to 10:45 a.m.

Interment, Ben Lomond Cemetery.

9 Nov 2010 - 18:00

Sharon Lee Radford, 74, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, after a short illness.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Nov 10, at 7 p.m. at Walker Mortuary, 45 W 200 N. Morgan, Utah. Friends and family may call at the mortuary from 6 to 7 p.m. prior to the services.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

Arlo Dearden Palmer, 81, died Sunday, October 24, 2010 in Tremonton, Utah.  He was born February 4, 1929 in Ogden, Utah to Walter LeRoy Palmer and Ella Lithgoe Dearden. His siblings are Dean, Bessie and Fred (all deceased) and Keith, Valerie, Caroline and Tim.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

MORGAN - Janice Heaton Fowers, 76, died Monday, October 25, 2010 at Manor Care in Ogden.

29 Oct 2010 - 06:00

MORGAN - Our wonderful mother and grandmother, Kathryn Whittier, passed away at her home October 21, 2010.

22 Oct 2010 - 06:00

ROY – Vernon J. Shaw, 85, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2010, at his home in Roy.
He was born August 10, 1924, in Liberty, Utah to Lewis and Sarah Rhodes Shaw. He married Norma Allred on October 24, 1943, in Harrisville, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

17 Oct 2010 - 08:00

Mack C. Peterson, 89, died Friday, October 15, 2010 in Morgan.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 12 noon in the Milton Church.  Friends and family may call at the Walker Mortuary in Morgan, Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and the Milton Church to 10:45 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday.

1 Oct 2010 - 06:00

L. Kay Waldron passed away September 24, 2010 at his home in Bella Vista Arkansas.

13 Sep 2010 - 22:48

Karen "Smoky" Pentz died September 13, 2010, due to complications
following a long battle with Dementia.

A viewing will be held Friday, September, 17, 2010 from 6 to 8 p.m.
and Saturday, September 18, from 10 to 11a.m. at Walker Mortuary in
Morgan, with a graveside service at Milton Cemetery at 11:30 a.m.

13 Sep 2010 - 22:48

Our stupendous Mark E. Cragun returned home to his Heavenly Father on
September 11, 2010 after an extended illness and valiant battle.

Services will be held Thursday, September 16 at 11am: 5500s. 1175w.
Riverdale.  Viewing will be Wednesday, September 15, 6-8pm & Thursday,
September 16,  9:45-10:45am.

3 Sep 2010 - 06:00

Donna Marie Walton, 85, was born October 25, 1924 and passed peacefully into eternity on August 25, 2010.  She will be fondly remembered by those who knew her as constant, patient, kind, and quick to smile.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, August 28 at the Morgan North Stake Center, 2755 West Old Highway Road, Morgan, Utah.
Friends and family  called at the Stake Center on Friday evening and Saturday, August 28 prior to the services. Interment at Mtn. Green Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at
In lieu of flowers, please donate to LDS Humanitarian Fund.

23 Jul 2010 - 06:00

Lisa Kennison Wood, 43, North Salt Lake, passed away on Monday, July 19, 2010 after suffering cardiac arrest while jogging. She was born in Glendale, Arizona and grew up in northern Utah.

2 Jul 2010 - 06:00

   Betty Louise Lane Green, passed away peacefully in the early morning of June 28, 2010 and returned to the arms of her loving Father in Heaven and a glorious reunion with her loved ones that preceded her.