CARBONVILLE- Ricky Alferd Duncan, age 51, passed away unexpectedly April 12, 2008 at Castleview Hospital in Price.
He was born Feb. 8, 1957 in Murray to Floyd Herbert and Flora Meyer Duncan.
Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Rick enjoyed working with his hands and he worked road construction for various companies.
He loved playing darts, pool, fishing, working on cars, and he was always there to help others in need.
Survived by the love of his life, Jody Hansen, Price; stepchildren, Jeremy (Toni) Falor, Kearns; Shawn Hansen, Price; Jennie (Jesse) Haycock, Price; brothers and sisters, Floyd (Berlynn) Duncan, West Jordan; Helen (Lloyd) Kessler, Price; Chester (Paulla) Duncan, Kearns; Penny (George) Cook, Compton, Ark.; Ray Cook and Alan Stephenson; Frank Duncan and Larry Holden, all of Salt Lake City; three grandchildren, Jeremy Falor Jr; and Sara and Jessica Haycock. Preceded in death by his parents.
Graveside service Tuesday, April 15, 2 p.m., Wellington City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.
Ruth Preston Quinn
EAST CARBON- Ruth DeLane Preston Quinn, age 75, passed away April 9, 2008.
She was born Nov. 25, 1932 in Castle Gate to Ralph and Hilda Latturner Preston. Married Dean Elmer Quinn Oct. 22, 1956 in Dragerton; he died June 24, 1982.
Ruth was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She was a very simple person who always put others first.
She enjoyed family gatherings and cross-stitching table cloths for her family and friends.
Survived by her sons, Lamar Dean Quinn, Floyd Ross Quinn, Price; brothers, Lamar (Lynda) Preston, Ronald "Ronnie" Preston, both of East Carbon; sisters-in-law, Elma Preston, East Carbon; Faye Preston, Albuquerque, N.M.; grandsons, Joseph and Logan; and many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends. Preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Herbert, Bill, Ralph, George and Samuel; and a sister, Betty.
Funeral service Wednesday, April 16, 10 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Wednesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Carbonville Cemetery.
CARBONVILLE - Our loving mother and sister, Ruth Jensen Shannon, age 70, passed away April 10, 2008 at her home.
She was born July 2, 1937 in Orangeville to Leonard C. and Eunice Hambrick Jensen. Married Charles W. Shannon, July 24, 1967 in Lander, Wyo.; he preceded her in death on Sept. 12, 2000.
Ruth was a member of the Trinity Christian Center of Price. She was a loving child of God, who shared a deep faith in the Lord.
She was a gifted artist who loved sewing, needlepoint and working on puzzles.
Ruth was a loving and caring person who always saw the best in others. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all.
She is survived by her sons, John (Dusty) McKelvie, Wellington; Dee (Berdine) Shannon, Price; Leonard (Valerie) Shannon, Price; stepson, Wayne (Bonnie) Shannon, Tennessee; loving sisters, Doris Bottoms, Evelyn Pappas, Marie (Tommy) Green, all of Price; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents and a twin sister, Ruby Birch.
Funeral service Wednesday, April 16, 1 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Cliffview Cemetery, Price.
Adeline Maffei Elegante
HELPER -The matriarch of our family, Adeline M. Elegante, passed away April 9, 2008 while surrounded by her family. She is finally resting peacefully at 97 years young.
She was born Dec. 1, 1910 in Mulberry, Kan., one of 11 children of John and Adeline Senechal Maffei. She spent her youth as a farm girl in Kansas and this set the stage for the rest of her life as a hard working woman.
On May 3, 1930, she married the love of her life, Charles Lawrence Elegante, and together they raised four children.
Mom and Dad spent time in Montana, Arizona, New Mexico and Utah until retirement brought them back home to Spring Canyon. On Oct. 28, 1979, Charles passed away.
Mom, your moto to "never give up" gave you the strength to live your life to the fullest. Let us thank you for giving us the inspiration to do the same. We love you and will never forget you.
Adeline is survived by three children, John Elegante, Charmaine Elegante, both of Helper; Charles (Teri) Elegante Jr, Salt Lake City; 14 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, five great- great- grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews; and her guardian angel, Anita. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; son, Fredrick Elegante; brothers and sisters, Arthur, John B., John J., Blanche, Mary, Barbara, Phyllis Losik, Bertha Elegante, Violet Kovasich, Julia Attkisson; daughters-in-law, Katherine and Helen Elegante; and great-granddaughter, Mary Rose Nielsen.
Funeral Mass Thursday, April 17, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Helper. Vigil service Wednesday evening, 7 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Wednesday and Thursday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Mountain View Cemetery.