EAST CARBON CITY - Genevieve Bronson Heer, age 91, left the confines of this earth on the early morning of Dec. 27, 2008 at Castleview Hospital in Price following a long illness.
She was born in Monticello on Jan. 12, 1917 to Julious Clinton and Mary Jones Bronson. Married Ernest Martin Heer on Dec. 2, 1934 in Monticello and they celebrated 61 years of marriage before his passing.
They lived in Uravan, Colo., where Ernest worked for U.S. Vanadium Corp. for five years and, in 1945, the family moved to East Carbon, where he worked for U.S. Steel at Horse Canyon mine for 32 years. During this time, Genevieve worked as school lunch manager for the elementary school in East Carbon for 25 years.
She was a member of the LDS Church and a dear friend to all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Josephine B. Smith and Margaret S. Halls; brother-in-law, Devere Halls; sister-in-law, Margaret Robson Bronson; daughter-in-law, Maria J. Heer; and grandson, Michael D. Heer. Survived by her brother, Ted Bronson, Monticello; children, Joan (Bud) Pilling, Price; Judy (Les) Hamilton, Jerry Heer, both of East Carbon; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
The family wishes to give a special thanks to the staff at Castle Country Care Center, Dr. David Nichols, Dr. Cameron Williams and Bobby and staff at Mitchell Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Genevieve will be Wednesday, Dec. 31, 11 a.m., at Mitchell Funeral Home, with a visitation for friends beginning at 10:30 a.m. Graveside services will follow at the Valley View Cemetery in Sunnyside.Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home daily.