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Judie Bruno

SPRING GLEN - Judith Lewis Bruno, age 65, passed away suddenly Oct. 29, 2007 in Price.

She was born Aug. 17, 1942 in Price to Evan Andrew Lewis, Jr. and Virginia Harriet Smith. After her father's passing in 1962, her mother later married Tony Pagano. On Sept. 9, 1966, Judie married Tom Bruno in Elko, Nev., and their marriage was later blessed at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Helper.

She was a longtime resident of Carbon County and a graduate of Carbon High School Class of 1960.

Judie retired as the district juvenile court clerk with the state of Utah after 31 years of service.

She served as secretary/treasurer for Joes Valley Culinary Water for 15 years, recording secretary for Xi Alpha Zeta Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi for 2007-2008, and was a member of the Red Hat Society.

She enjoyed her many associations and her parting will leave a void that can never be filled.

Judie enjoyed bowling, crafts, needlework and caring for family and friends.

She shared a deep love for all animals and she enjoyed riding horses with the Star Riders.

Her pride and joy was her yard and she especially enjoyed caring for her flowers and vegetables. It was through this passion that she looked forward to exchanging new plants with her dear friend,Vange Mills. It was said that they could never have enough plants, let alone throw one away.

Judie is survived by her husband, Tom Bruno, Spring Glen; sister, Andrea Tempfer, Clinton; children, Tom (Johnna) Boyack, Spring Glen; Wendy (Colin) Morf, Hillsborough, Calif.; grandchildren, Ashley and Rachel Boyack; and many loving nieces, nephews and a community of dear friends and neighbors.

Funeral Mass was Friday, Nov. 2, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Vigil service, Thursday evening at Mitchell Funeral Home in Price. Committal service was held at Mt. View Cemetery, Helper.

In remembrance of Judie's love for children, memorial contributions may be made to Primary Children's or the Shriner's Hospital For Children.

Mary Lucille Oviatt Judi

PRICE/LEHI - Mary Lucille Oviatt Judi passed away at the age of 83 on Nov. 1, 2007, at her daughter's home in Lehi.

Lucille was born on June 13, 1924 in Hiawatha. She was the fifth of seven children born to James and Ruth Oviatt.

She was raised in Carbon and Emery counties and spent the last three years of her life living in Lehi with her daughter.

She married Jack Judi on June 16, 1944 in Price. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.

Her happiest times were spent raising her family in Hiawatha. Her greatest joy in life was to serve others.

She was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved and cared for her family. She was selfless in caring for her diabetic daughter, Becky, and gave constant care to her husband, Jack, in his final years.

She was a faithful member of the LDS church and served in many callings. She especially enjoyed serving with Jack in the Manti LDS Temple and in their calling as LDS Church employment specialists.

She enjoyed holiday family traditions such as cooking for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner, going to the desert for Easter and decorating her house for the seasons.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her daughter, Becky; her son, Terry; her grandson, Terry Haslam; her parents; her brothers, Dal and Gerald; and her sister, Theressa Frandsen. She is survived by her daughter, Shaunna (Bruce) Haslam of Lehi; son, Vaughn (Marianne) Judi of Castle Dale, Utah; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; brother, Theron Oviatt; sisters, Myra Ricks and Kathryn (Kenneth) Pierce.

Funeral services were Monday, Nov, 5, at the Price 5th LDS Ward chapel. A viewing was Sunday evening at Fausett Mortuary in Price and one hour prior to funeral services. Internment followed at the Price City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ( in Becky Poglajen's name. The family would like to thank Applegate Homecare and Hospice for all of their loving care.

Aurelia M. Cooley

PRICE - Our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, godmother, friend, neighbor and confidant, Aurelia M. Cooley, passed away on Nov. 2, 2007 in her home in the presence of her family at the age of 85 after a short battle with cancer.

Aurelia was born on March 31, 1922 to Margherita Stabilini and Andrea Marinoni on a farm in Arimo, Idaho. She attended elementary school in Arimo, Idaho; Notre Dame School in Price; St. Patrick's in Lead, S.D.; Sundance Elementary in Wyo.; St. Joseph's in Deadwood, S.D.; and graduated in 1940 from Deadwood High School.

Aurelia worked as a telephone operator for nine years in Deadwood, S.D.; Bremerton, Wash.; and Price. She was a bookkeeper from 1944 to 1957 at Soldier Canyon Fuel Company for her father and an owner/partner from 1957 to 1974 of Premium Coal Company along with her three brothers. She was secretary/treasurer from 1977 to present for Sinbad Land Corporation.

As an active member of the Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church, she served as a lector, an extraordinary eucharistic minister to shut-ins, assisted parish priests at mass at the nursing homes, was an RCIA sponsor, on the finance committee, attended daily mass and was a prayer warrior. She was a member and officer of the Notre Dame Women's Group and held offices on the Southeastern DCCW. She was honored as the Notre Dame Woman of the Year in 1990. She was a volunteer bookkeeper for Notre Dame Church parish from 1984 to 1995, and gave of her time and talent to all Notre Dame School and Church fundraisers and was honored with the Notre Damean Award for outstanding service to Notre Dame Regional School in June, 1987.

She was a 20-year sponsor for a child through the Christian Foundation of Children and Aging.

As a world traveler she went on six Marian pilgrimages to seven countries on three continents along with daughter Madalene.

She had a great devotion to our Blessed Mother and the rosary and was a promoter of devotion to Jesus of Divine Mercy and also to Jesus King of All Nations.

She was a member of SNPJ Slovenian Lodge 113 since 1950 and secretary/treasurer for 10 years.

She was the line dance instructor for 12 years at the Carbon County Senior Citizens Center.

She had a thirst for knowledge and took classes at CEU in accounting, Italian, auto mechanics and swimming. She took the Dale Carnegie course and loved to converse with everyone she met.

She loved to garden, can produce and bake potica and strudel.

Survived by her daughters, Cathryn McCourt, Grand Junction, Colo., and Madalene Williams, Price; four grandchildren: Jenny (Robert) Richens, Michael McCourt, Chellie McCourt and Cassie Rogers; six great-grandchildren: Cody, Courtney and Blake McCourt; Dakota Rogers; Alexandria and Andrew Richens; sister, Ancelia Marchino; brother, John Marinoni; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, brothers Clemente and Joseph.

Funeral Mass, will be Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 10 a.m. at Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Rosary service was Monday evening at Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at the church one hour prior to services. Committal service, Price City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in memory of Aurelia to the Notre Dame Catholic Church Building Fund.

Frederick Lee Kinder

RENO, NEV. - Frederick Lee Kinder, age 69, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at his home.

He was the beloved husband to Rita, who preceded him in death in July; brother, father, grandfather and uncle.

He will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.

Fred was born Oct. 26, 1938 to Franklin Albert Kinder and Lucille Allen in Huntington,.

He attended North Emery High School, where he was very active in track and field and basketball.

He was enlisted in the U.S. Navy from 1956-1959 and did two tours of duty in the Orienas, an aircraft jet engine mechanic, rank ADJ3.

He finished his two-year business degree at Westminster College in Salt Lake City.

Fred spent most of his life raising his family in and around the Taylorsville area. He had been in Reno, Nev., the past 22 years, after living eight years in Battle Mountain.

He had been employed in sales, then progressed to vice president of operations and transportation for Sierra Chemical Company before he retired.

Fred was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Reno 2nd LDS Ward. His marriage to Rita was solemnized in the Reno LDS Temple in 2006.

Fred was very active in past years with the Good Sams Club and loved to go RVing. He liked fishing, camping hunting, and gardening and motorcycle riding in his younger years.

And most of all, Fred liked to talk. Everyone who knew Fred had to have heard a few stories over the years.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Lucille; brothers, Bruce (Rhoda) and Gale (LaRae); and sister, Ramona Leamaster (Fon, still surviving). He is survived and will be greatly missed by brothers, Stan of Reno and Dan (Carol) of Utah; his sisters, Helen Majnik (Charles), Rita Jensen (Robert) and LaRue Taylor (Lloyd), all of Utah; his children, Korey Kinder (Kim), Cheri Wadley, Shelley Bristol (Mike), Wade Tolbert and Mark Tolbert (Joelle); his grandchildren, Karli, Kelsi, Jared, Randy, Keirra, Andrea, Andy, Michael, Kayelyn, Meagan, Jake and Morgan; numerous nieces and nephews, including locally Tova Roseman (Barry), Marc Kinder, Lynn Kinder, Tracy Murphy (Jim), Jeffrey Kinder (Kathy); grand- nephews and nieces Sal, Joseph, Dominick, Annalucia, Krystal, Jett, Hunter, and Joshua.

Services are to be private with his family. Friends may email Stan Kinder at

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Heart Association.

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