PRICE - Willem Adriaan Dinkelman, age 73, passed away Oct. 26, 2002 at Price.
Born Sept. 5, 1929 in Den Helder, Netherlands to Hendrik and Jacoba Wachter Dinkelman. Married Ottalyne M. Hansen May 4, 1950 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Served in the U.S. Coast Guard and the Utah National Guard.
Shortly after marriage, he was called to serve an LDS mission to the Netherlands September 1950. Served faithfully in numerous positions in the church, including elders quorum president, scoutmaster, Sunday School presidency, high priest group leader, counselor to four bishops, stake high council, gospel doctrine teacher and stake history specialist.
He loved fishing and camping with family as well as traveling with his wife and special camping friends.
Survived by wife of 52 years, Ottalyne, East Carbon; five children, CyndaLee and Steven Bowen, West Valley City; Craig and Diane Dinkelman, Henderson, Nev. Debra and Layne Miller, Gary and Linda Dinkelman and Jay and Amy Dinkelman, all of Price; 28 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; and brother, John and Alice Dinkelman, Salt Lake City. Preceded in death by parents; and daughter-in-law, RuthAnn Atwood Dinkelman.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 30, 11 a.m., in the East Carbon LDS Chapel. Friends may call Tuesday, Oct. 29, 6 to 8 p.m., at Fausett Mortuary in Price and one hour prior to services at the church. Burial, Larkin Sunset Lawn and Gardens in Sandy, at 3:30 p.m. under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
In remembrance of Bill Dinkelman those that wish may make contributions to the National Ataxia Foundation, 2600 Fernbrook Lane, Suite 119, Minneapolis, Minn. 55447-4752.
PRICE - Julia Hulda Christensen Johnson returned home Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002.
Born Jan. 12, 1906 in Richfield to Joseph Lawrence and Juliane (Julia Ann) Rasmussen Christensen.
Graduated from Richfield High School in 1924. Married Arthur William Johnson Jan. 24, 1925, later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple Feb. 18, 1967.
A lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served as Relief Society president four times in three different wards in Price.
She worked in the school lunch program for 21 years, most of those years as a supervisor for the Durrant school lunch program. She was well known for her most wonderful recipes and was an excellent cook.
Hulda had many hobbies. She loved to fish, swim, travel, read, quilt, crochet and knit. (Many newborns have worn booties made by Hulda.)
She was a dignified, intelligent woman with compassion and understanding for those around her. She set an example for her posterity and lived a long and worthy life. The Lord has beckoned home one of those people who truly did her best.
The family would like to thank the Parkdale Nursing Home staff and doctors for their loving care.
Survived by four sons, Val (June) Johnson, Carvel "Cobb" (Bonnie) Johnson, Gary (Dorothy) Johnson and Lee (Tamara) Johnson. She has many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, a total of 123 direct descendants. Preceded in death by husband, Arthur W. Johnson; son, Douglas A. Johnson; granddaughter, Jill Johnson; and daughter-in-law, Thelma Barnett Johnson.
Services were Oct. 26. at Price North LDS Stake Center. Interment, Price City cemetery.
WEST VALLEY CITY - Our beloved mother, Mary Ann Starzel Valdez, passed away on Oct. 24, 2002 at Cottonwood Hospital.
She was born to Joe and Joyce Starzel on Aug. 19, 1946 in Talihina, Okla.
Our mother raised two beautiful daughters and was very proud of her family's accomplishments.
She was an avid golfer, enjoyed bowling, and loved family events.
She is survived by her most devoted friend, Richard Kohles; children, Kim (Danny) Gallegos and Tammy (Jim) Miller; six grandchildren, Tyson, Kayla, Jamie, Robbie, James and Shelby; sisters, Betty, Doris and Annette; brother, Louie; a special uncle, George Starzel; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents and sister, Evelyn.
Viewing was Monday, Oct. 28, at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m., at the church3580 W. 3650 South, West Valley City. Interment, Valley View Memorial Park, 4335 West 4100 South, West Valley City.
Mary Ann was deeply loved and will be missed by many.