HELPER - Our sweet mom and gramma, Beth Mutz Zupon, passed away peacefully on July 15, 2007 at the age 84.
She was born in Helper on June 27, 1923 to wonderful parents, Joseph and Sarah Jane Howard Mutz.
Beth was a graduate of Carbon High School and a longtime resident of Helper, where she enjoyed working at various grocery stores in Helper.
Beth and Johnnie Zupon were married on June 26, 1949 and they spent many years working together, raising their family and traveling.
Dad is now packing their motor home for Bootsie's next big adventure.
Mom lived a life of service to others and she loved her family unconditionally.
In her younger years, her parents and in-laws were fortunate recipients of her generosity and many kind deeds.
She held oodles of friends close to her heart and she loved gabbing on the phone, especially to her kids everyday.
Mom was a splendid cook and she loved her gambling trips.
Beth was an animal lover and she always spoiled her pets, especially her late lhasa apso, Archie Boy.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Mom was very patriotic and she enjoyed her affiliation with the American Legion Auxiliary, Carbon Salon 8&40, and the Spring Glen Slovenian Home.
Survived by her daughter, Deborah Zupon, Sandy; son, John B. (Dee) Zupon, Chandler, Ariz.; grandsons, Tyson and Trevor Noyes, both of Sandy; granddaughter, Jamie Blackmer, Chandler, Ariz.; special daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn (Dominic) DeRose, Centerville; their children, Jon and James DeRose, both of Farmington; Christy DeRose, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and grandchildren, Kylie DeRose, Syracuse; Alexus DeRose, Centerville; sister, Beverly Brinley, Kent, Wash; brothers, Ronald Mutz, Helper; and Marvin (Kenna) Mutz, Price. Preceded in death by her parents; husband; an infant daughter; brother, Buster; sisters, Adaline Morrison, Margaret Taylor, and Annie Mutz.
Beth's family wishes to extend a special thanks to Dr. Max Morgan and the staff at Sandy Regional Care Center, especially Kerry, Juan and Esmerelda.
Graveside service, Thursday, July 19, 1:30 p.m., Mountain View Cemetery, Helper. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home Thursday from noon to 1 p.m., where friends are welcome to join the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Carbon County Humane Society
Sherry 'Ham' Hamilton
EAST CARBON/SUNNYSIDE - Sherry "Ham" LeGrand Hamilton died July 11, 2007, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Fargo, N.D.
Ham was born Feb. , 1935 in Mobile, Ala., to Daniel Abraham and Georgia Edith (Newburn) Hamilton.
After high school, Ham joined the U.S. Air Force and later retired after 27 proud years.
Ham loved his wife and loved spending time with family and friends.
He was dedicated to his country and lived life by "not sweat'n the small stuff," as he always said.
Ham was preceded in death by his childhood sweetheart and wonderful wife of 49 years, Shirley Ann Hamilton. Ham is survived by one daughter, Paula A. Webb; two sons, Steven L. Hamilton and Grant L. Hamilton; three granddaughters, Shannon Cowart, Ryan L. Webb, and Aaron A. Webb; four great-grandchildren; an older brother, Daniel L. Hamilton; and younger brothers, Ernest V. Hamilton and Clinton E. Hamilton; and an older sister, Mildred E. Lindsay.
Ham will be remembered as a great father, grandfather and friend and will be greatly missed.