PRICE - Rosella Woolsey Fausett, age 99, passed away at the Parkdale Care Center on Tuesday May 5, 2009.
She was born Nov. 4, 1909 in Milburn, Wyo., to William Franklin Woolsey and Margaret Boam Woolsey. She married Earl (Curly) Nathaniel Fausett Jan. 2, 1933 in Price. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. Earl died March 13, 1989.
Rosella was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During her lifetime, she filled numerous church positions, including one full-time mission, two stake missions and a temple mission, Sunday School, Primary, Young Women's, Relief Society, teacher and genealogy adviser.
She was the best mother and grandmother.
She loved dancing, square dancing, cooking, specialty (homemade donuts), reading, canning, camping and many family gatherings.
But most of all, she loved her home and family. She experienced in her long lifetime traveling in horse drawn wagons, model T cars and airplane flights, always enjoying the journey.
Rosella is survived by her five daughters, Barbara (Jack) Allen of Blackfoot, Idaho; Gaye Norton of Price; Earlene (Gary) Anderson of Price; Rosemary (Tod) Lamoreaux of Ogden; and Lorraine Ferguson of Price; 21 grandchildren, 78 great-grandchildren and 27 great-great grandchildren; brother; Doug Woolsey of Oceanside, Calif.; sisters-in-laws, Lilly Woolsey of Price and Dorothy Woolsey of California; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl; parents, Franklin and Margaret Woolsey; brothers, Bill, Pete, Wendell, Vern, Myron and Kurt; sisters, Elsie, Clara, Ann, Sylvia and Kelly; sons-in-laws, Jim Norton and Harvey Ferguson.
Funeral services will be Saturday, May 9, at 11 a.m. at the Price LDS Stake Center, 150 South 500 East. Viewing will be Friday, May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Price, 680 South 100 East, and Saturday form 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the stake center prior to services. Interment will be in the Price City Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Dr. Sterling Potter for his long years of care, Rocky Mountain Home Health and Hospice, Parkdale Care Center and staff, Castleview Hospital, family and friends.