PRICE - Helen May Olson Hanna, the loving daughter of John Irwin Olson and Reva Watt, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2007, at her home in Price, at the age of 92.
She was born Jan. 19, 1915 in Price.
Shortly after her birth the family moved to Sunnyside. When Helen was 18 months of age, her family moved to Victor to help her uncle on his new farm. The family moved into a tent where Helen's sister Dora Mortensen was born. Due to the cold and Dora's health, her father packed their meager belongings in a wagon and moved to Storrs, later renamed Spring Canyon, a coal mining town near Helper. Helen lived there until she was in the sixth grade at which time her family moved to their own farm in Miller Creek. Helen lived there until she met and married "the boy next door," Jack Hanna. On July 28, 1933, she married John "Jack" Darwin Hanna in Price; Jack passed away on June 16, 1993.
Helen and Jack purchased a farm in Wellington and lived there 14 years. In 1957, they moved to Price, where Helen has resided for the last 50 years.
Helen loved nature and enjoyed her yard and garden. She spent many fulfilling hours each day in her yard and planned and color coordinated her planting each year. She was recognized by the State of Utah for beautification of her yard. Her family and friends enjoyed her talent and visited her often to see her flowers.
Jack and Helen raised four children, Harold (deceased); wife, Darla; Donald Blake, wife Myrna; Wayne L., wife, Loretta; Carol, husband, Duane; sister, Dora Mortensen; 27 loving grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; and 36 great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by husband, Jack; son, Harold; two sisters, six brothers, and two granddaughters.
Helen will be laid to rest in the Price City Cemetery beside her loving husband, Jack, to whom she had been married to for 61 years.
Graveside service, will be Friday, May 4, 11 a.m., in the Price City Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home. The family will gather at Mitchell Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Friday morning from 10 to 10:45 a.m.
DRAGERTON/EAGLE MOUNTAIN - Kathy Livingston Hopper Cochrane passed away Saturday, April 28, 2007 at her home in Eagle Mountain, surrounded by her loving family after a valiant fight with cancer.
She was born in Dragerton on June 18, 1951, the daughter of Ruby and Arden Livingston, and Donna Carlson. She married John Cochrane in 1983.
Kathy worked at Granite School District and Roosevelt Junior High as a special education teacher.
As an active member of the LDS church, she served in many callings. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by husband, John Cochrane; mother, Donna Carlson; brother, Robert (Ellen) Livingston; children, Ryan (April) Hopper, Jayvin (Mara) Hopper, Brittainey (Aaron) Timothy, Shawn (Natalie) Cochrane; sisters, Susan (John) Ouderkirk-Piccolo, Jayne (Mark) Massman; and seven grandchildren all of the Salt Lake area. She is also survived by nieces and nephew, Layla Migliori, Chuck Ouderkirk, Joni Sanchez and Rudi Massman.
Funeral Services will be at the Eagle's Gate LDS Chapel, 3793 East Rose Heartly Lane, Eagle Mountain, Wednesday May 2, 10:00 a.m. Family and friends may call at the church on Tuesday evening May 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. as well as on Wednesday prior to the service from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Interment and graveside services, Wellington Cemetery, 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.serenicare.com.
PRICE - Charlotte Wisniewski Pike, age 78, passed away peacefully April 29, 2007 in Price with her husband, Bob, by her side.
Born Aug. 21, 1928 in Kemmerer, Wyo., where she graduated from Superior High School in 1946. During that same year her family moved to Price where she later began working for the Carbon School District.
On Aug. 21, 1948, she married Robert A. Pike in Las Vegas, Nev., and together they were the ideal couple, both respecting and loving one another for nearly 60 years.
During this time they raised their son, Bobby, and two wonderful grandchildren Cody and Danny, whom they loved unconditionally.
Charlotte had a genuine concern for others, she always put others first and rarely complained about her own problems. She enjoyed the company of others and she was always ready for a good game of cards with her bridge club.
At a very young age her parents, Basil and Isabella Dolores Citerio Wisniewski, instilled in her and her sister, Glorya, the value of loyalty, concern and goodness towards others.
Charlotte was always well groomed, attractive and she will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Survived by dear husband, Bob; son, Bobby; grandchildren, Cody and Danny; sister, Glorya Eaquinta; aunts, Albina Wisniewski and Helen Hafner; and best friend, Gemma Dooley. She was preceded in death by parents; nephew, Nicky Eaquinta; and brother-in-law, Dominic Eaquinta.
Memorial graveside service, Wednesday, May 2, 1 p.m. at the Price City Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to the Trinity Christian Center, 925 E. Main, Price, UT 84501.
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