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Katherine 'Katie' Hansen

PRICE - Our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, Katherine "Katie" Giraud Hansen, age 85, passed away peacefully at her home while surrounded by her loving family on June 29, 2007.

She was born at her family home on May 14, 1922 in Price to Pierre and Catherine Larralde Giraud.

Katie was a longtime resident of Carbon County, where she attended Notre Dame Grade School and graduated from Carbon High School.

She was a devout Catholic and an active member of Notre Dame Church.

She married her sweetheart, DeMar Hansen, in Monterey, Calif., on Sept. 2, 1941 and, together, they shared 65 wonderful years before his passing on Nov. 25, 2006.

Katie enjoyed work and she worked hard all her life.

She loved working in her beautiful yard, playing cards, visiting with her friends, cooking and spending time with and spoiling her grandkids and great-grandkids.

She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Survived by her loving and dedicated sons, Eddie (Linda) Hansen, Montrose, Colo.; Bill Hansen, Price; Ryan (Dorthy) Hansen, Price; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren, with two more on the way; brother, Emil (Lorraine) Giraud, Price; sister, Jeanne Munk, Salt Lake City; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her loving husband, DeMar Hansen; brother, Pete Giraud; and her parents.

We will always love and cherish you, Gram.

Funeral Mass, Tuesday, July 3, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service Monday, Mitchell Funeral Home in Price. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Cliffview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Notre Dame Building Fund or Rocky Mountain Hospice of Price.


Ellen Huntsman

HELPER/SALT LAKE CITY - Our mom, grandma and grandma-grandma, Ellen Hemming Matson Huntsman, passed award in Salt Lake City on Friday, June 29, 2007, with her daughters and sons-in-law at her bedside.

She was born March 16, 1915 to Bill and Alice Hemming in Thistle. She married Eli Matson June 6, 1934 (deceased). Married William J. Huntsman on Dec. 26, 1985; the marriage was later solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple.

Survived by daughters, Becky (John) McCormack, Bilene (Steve) Chubbuck; stepdaughter, Cherie Vance; sisters, LaRue Davis; Wilma Petersen and LaVern Enright; four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.

Viewing was Monday, July 2, Metcalf Mortuary, St. George. Graveside service July 3, 10 a.m., St. George City Cemetery.

Special thanks to Care Source Hospice of their loving and compassionate support.


Viola Rogers

Our loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Viola Faye Rogers, age 48, passed away June 29, 2007.

She was born Oct. 1, 1958 in Alton, Ill., to Winnie and Louise Carlton Thompson.

Faye was the most kind hearted person one could ever meet and her golden heart could never say no. She was loved by all who crossed her path in life and she always had a special love for children. Her fulfillment in life was just being a mother and she was a fantastic one at that. Her love of music always brought a smile to her face, but nothing came close to her love of family.

Faye was a very proud mother and grandmother who raised four wonderful children.

She had a strong spirit and faith in God.

But no matter how hard she fought, she lost the battle with cancer.

She will be dearly missed but never forgotten.

Survived by three sons and one daughter, Austin Thorngren and Adam (Melissa) Rogers, both of Helper; Amanda Rogers, Rock Springs, Wyo.; A.J. (Marie) Rogers, Castle Dale; four sisters and five brothers, Carol McGiffen, Kansas; Sharon Maynard, Mississippi; Tom (Nancy) Thompson, Tennessee; Trisha (Dick) Stutte, Pam McCormick and David Martin, all of Nebraska; David (Bonnie) Thompson, Illinois; Billy Thompson, Provo; Danny (Pat) Thompson, Springville; Winnie (Lisa) Thompson, Lehi; seven grandchildren, Andrew, Allyssa and Aaron Lapaille of Kansas; Jared and Sean Rogers of Castle Dale; and Mason and MaKai Rogers of Helper. She was preceded in death by her parents and a grandson, Maddux Rogers.

Funeral service Thursday, July 5, 10 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday morning one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.


Dorothy Bonsignore

OREM - Dorothy Angelina Bonsignore, 86 of Orem and longtime resident of Grand Junction, Colo., passed away peacefully Friday, June 22, 2007, at the home of her daughter.

She was born July 20, 1920 to James and Agness Juliano in New Mexico. She married Joseph Rocco Bonsignore and, together, they had two children, Joey and Lisa.

She was a devoted homemaker who loved to cook and entertain.

Dorothy's life was based on service of her family, friends and church.

She is survived by her two children, Joey (Gretchen) Bonsignore, Salt Lake City; Lisa (Todd) Meranda, Orem; five grandchildren, Tina Robinson, Camile Bonsignore, Rocky Bonsignore, T.J. Meranda and Jennifer Dunn; five great-grandchildren, Jake, Janessa, Justin, Mandy and Ashley; two siblings, Angelina Maurine, Salt Lake City, and John Juliano, San Jose, Calif.

Funeral Mass was Wednesday, June 27, at St. Francis Catholic Church, Orem. Interment was Saturday, June 30, at Orchard Mesa Cemetery in Grand Junction, Colo.


Geneva Tuttle

ORANGEVILLE - Geneva Snow Tuttle passed away on June 30, 2007 in Ferron of natural causes.

She was born on Aug. 7, 1925 in Castle Dale to Perry Edward and Alga Pauline Oveson Snow. She married J. Blaine Tuttle in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on Nov. 26, 1943. He passed away on April 21, 2007.

She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints, serving in many callings.

She was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She and Blaine dedicated many years to caring for their special daughter, Jennifer. She was an excellent homemaker, enjoying cooking, sewing and canning.

She was a compassionate person who found the good in everyone. She had the ability to talk with anyone and make a friend.

She enjoyed music, singing in small groups and choir throughout her life.

She enjoyed association with many friends and family throughout the community.

She is survived by her children; Richard (Joyce), Medford, Ore.; Janet (Kelly) Jones, Longmont, Colo.; Cathy (Kirk) Olsen, Sandy; Roger, Orangeville; Alan (Danielle), St. Louis, Mo.; and Jennifer, Price; daughter-in-law, Cathy (Brent) Hardee, Castle Dale; brothers, Gene Austin (Joan) Snow, Orangeville; Kirk (Helen) Snow, West Valley; Brent (Arlene) Snow, Maricopa, Ariz.; Paul (Emily) Snow, Beaver Dam; sister-in-law, Geraldine Snow, Washington; 23 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband; parents; sons, Lowell and Jeffrey; brother; LuDene Snow; grandchildren, Tracey and Katrina Tuttle.

The family expresses special thanks to the staff of Emery County Care and Rehab Center.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 5, at 1 p.m. at the Orangeville LDS Chapel. A viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. prior to services. Burial will be at the Orangeville City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.


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