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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 www.walker-mortuary.com
In lieu of flowers, please donate to LDS Humanitarian Fund.
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.
Laraine S. Whitear was born June 23, 1948 in Paris, Idaho to Willard and Ada Stucki who are deceased. Laraine passed away in her home on June 15th 2010 after a courageous five year battle with melanoma cancer.