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Rick Olsen

WELLINGTON - Ricky Eugene Olsen, age 40, passed away Dec. 16, 2002 from a work related accident.

He was born April 22, 1962 in Price to Rolland Eugene and Alice Henman Olsen. Married Lisa Noyes July 1, 1985 in Price.

Rick was a lifelong resident of Carbon County and was employed with Trees Inc. as a foreman. He was a former longtime employee of Plateau Mining Company.

Rick's greatest love was for his family, especially his children and grandchildren. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and fishing with family and friends. He enjoyed farming and took great pride in caring for his horses.

Rick will always be remembered for his keen sense of humor and practical jokes that he played on everyone.

Survived by wife, Lisa Olsen; two sons and two daughters, Ricky Olsen, Rachelle Hiefner, Cody Olsen, Courtney Olsen, all of Wellington; mother, Alice Olsen; three brothers, Joe Olsen, Don (Teresa) Olsen, Shawn (Jana) Olsen, all of Price; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Fred (Virginia) Noyes, Price; brother-in-law, Kip (Tamara) Noyes, South Jordan; daughter-in-law, Erin Olsen, Price; grandmother, Annie Bryan, Price; five loving grandchildren; and numerous caring aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by father, Rolland "Sonny" Olsen; and grandparents.

Funeral service Thursday, Dec. 19, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday one hour prior to service. Interment, Wellington City Cemetery.


Orval Wall

JEROME, Idaho - Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, Orval Wall, passed away Dec. 15, 2002 at his home in Jerome.

Born Nov. 30, 1910 at Ioka to Wilford Wall and Fanny Elizabeth Krebs. Married Jewell Beall Nov. 10, 1933 in Jerome, Ida.

Orval spent most of his working years as a mechanic at Spring Canyon coal mine and was also the owner/operator of Wall's Texaco station in McCammon, Idaho.

After retiring, he spent 24 years going to Arizona for the winters, where he spent many hours carving clocks and other things in iron wood with his brothers. He made many things for his children, grandchildren and friends.

Orval was an avid outdoors-man and loved to teach his children and grandchildren how to fish at the Blackfoot reservoir.

Orval is survived by wife, Jewell Wall, Jerome, Idaho; four sons, Robert (Shirlene) Wall, Salt Lake City; Ernie Wall, Sterling, Alaska; Nathan (Barbara) Wall, San Jose, Calif.; Delbert Wall, McCammon, Idaho; daughter, Darlene (Robert) Olson, Spring Glen; brothers, Clarence Wall, Cleveland; Lowell Wall, Salinas, Calif.; 19 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by parents; sister, Neva Fillmore; and brothers, Lloyd Wall and Evan Wall.

Memorial services will be Saturday, Dec. 21, 11 a.m., at the Spring Glen LDS Chapel, 1985 West 4000 North. Cremated at his request.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to your local cancer society.


Margaret Powell

PRICE - Margaret Elizabeth O'Neil Powell, with her children and their spouses at her side, returned home to her Heavenly Father and her loving husband Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2002, at the age of 85.

Margaret was born July 31, 1917 in Vernal to John Alexander O'Neil and Mary Elizabeth Winn O'Neil. The ninth of 14 children, she was a great support to her mother in the years following her father's death in 1926. Her family moved to Price in the fall of 1932. It was there that she met and fell in love with her eternal companion, Clinton LaVell Powell. They were married Sept. 21, 1935 in Price and the marriage was later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple on April 25, 1992. They were blessed with two children, Clint Eugene Powell and Venice E. Powell.

Margaret was a very accomplished seamstress and artist and she shared those talents with family and friends.

She was loved by a large family and many friends. Her loving ways and happy attitude touched the lives of all who knew her and she will be greatly missed.

Surviving her are two children, Clint Eugene, Provo; Venice E. Powell Breinholt, Orem; and their spouses; 11 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 21, 2 p.m., at the Price 6th LDS Ward Chapel, 300 South 500 West, Price. Friends may call Friday evening, 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary and one hour prior to the service. Interment, Price City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.


George Gianoulis

PRICE - George N. Gianoulis, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle passed away suddenly Dec. 17, 2002 due to complications from a rare allergic reaction.

Born March 18, 1923 in Kare, Crete, Greece, to Nicholas Gia-noulis and Theodosia Prokopakis. After becoming a U.S. citizen, he returned to Greece and married Ekaterina (Katherine) Daman-akis of Episkopi, Crete, on Feb. 3, 1963.

He immediately returned to the U.S. with his bride to establish a new life and family in Price. Together, George and Katherine had two children, Anthony and Theodosia Chrysoula (Goldie).

He was raised, educated and lived half of his life in Greece. After high school, he was accepted to medical school. He chose, however, to serve in the Greek Army fighting in the Greek Resistance alongside the British against the Nazi occupation of Greece. He was directly involved in the notorious capture of the Nazi officer, General Kreipe.

From 1948-1950, he again served in the Greek military, stationed in Corinth, Athens and Thessaloniki, fighting against the communists in the Greek civil war. He received numerous medals and honors for his military service.

After the war, he was employed by a government agency distributing humanitarian aid to the victims of war atrocities in Greece.

In 1956, George came to the United States to help operate his uncle Anthony Gianoulis' coffee house in Price. He was a member of GAPA and the Pan-Cretan Society of America.

He was a religious man and committed to his Orthodox faith. Member of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Price.

He worked for the Carbon County Road Department from 1963-1982. In 1986, George and Katherine opened and operated the famed Greek Streak restaurant in Price, serving Greek delicacies for 15 years.

He spent the remainder of his life traveling and enjoying his family, especially his three grandchildren.

He was overjoyed to have spent this past Thanksgiving with his immediate family in New York City.

George was a friend to all and known for his hospitality and generosity. He was a kind, honest, hard working and honorable man.

He was very proud of his family and their accomplishments. His family, in turn, is very proud of him for leading such an exemplary life.

George is survived by wife, Katherine; son, Dr. Anthony (Marina) Gianoulis, Salt Lake City; daughter, Goldie (Nicholas) Alissandratos, New York City; grandchildren, Gerasimos "Jeremy" and George Alissand-ratos and Giorgio Gianoulis; brother, Stelios (Vasiliki) Gia-noulis, Thessaloniki, Greece; sister, Chrysoula (Kosta) Bala, Athens, Greece; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to thank the staffs at Castleview Hospital and Utah Valley Regional Medical Center for their care. The family also thanks friends for their concern and support during his sudden illness.

Viewing will be Friday, Dec. 20, 6 p.m., with a trisagion prayer service at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 E. Main Street, Price. The family will host a memorial refreshment hour at Greek Streak restaurant following the service.

Funeral service Saturday, Dec. 21, 9 a.m., at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 61 S. 200 East, Price. Interment immediately to follow at 1 p.m. at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 1342 E. 500 S., Salt Lake City.

Following interment, the family will host a makaria (wake) at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Memorial Hall, 279 S. 300 W., Salt Lake City.

Due to logistical reasons regarding the interment, a formal makaria will not be held in Price that day. The family will host a makaria in Price at a later date after the traditional Orthodox 40 day mourning period.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church of Price or to the Saint Sophia School, 5335 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84121.

May his memory be eternal.


Hope Ishley

PRICE - Loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Hope Conder Nielson Ishley, age 83, passed away Dec. 17, 2002 at her home.

She was born May 11, 1919 in Angle to Joseph and Eva Olive Moore Conder. Married Keith Nielson Feb. 19, 1938. He died Sept. 2, 1960. Married Gabriel Ishley Nov. 12, 1969 in Las Vegas, Nev.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints. Member Beauceant and Dansante Social Club.

Hope worked as a bank teller at Zions Bank for many years. She loved to travel and enjoyed her Caribbean Cruises and trips to Hawaii. She enjoyed Mesquite and Wendover with her daughter and son-in-law.

Hope and Gabriel enjoyed their winters together in Lake Havasu, Ariz. She attended many mining conventions with her husband which was quite a treat.

She will be dearly missed and a great addition to heaven.

Survived by husband, Gabriel Ishley, Price; son, M. Keith (Elaine) Nielson, Henderson, Nev.; daughter, Necia (Gene) Erramouspe, Spring Glen; stepdaughter, Sharon (Bud) Smith, stepson, Gary Ishley, both of Salt Lake City; grandchildren, Steven (Bambi) Erramouspe, Spring Glen; David (Kathleen) Erra-mouspe, Littleton, Colo.; Lori (Bobby) Marshall, Littleton, Colo.; Allen Nielson, Vancouver, Wash.; Gail (Keith) Dawson, Kearns; Courtney (Rodrigo) Garay, Salt Lake City; Ashley Smith, Salt Lake City; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Joshua Erramouspe, Danny Erra-mouspe, Raquel and Jacob Mar-shall, Gabriel and Chandler Daw-son; sisters, Faye (N.L.) Detro, Spanish Fork; JoyeOgden, Monroe; Ida Frandsen, Duchesne; Dean Freder-ick, Covina, Calif.; June Gregerson, Richfield; Tex (Duane) Wilson, Richfield; and brother, Wade (Elaine) Conder, Lewiston, Idaho.

Funeral services Saturday, Dec. 21, 1 p.m., Price 8th LDS Ward Chapel. Family will be at the church one hour prior to services. Friends are welcome at Mitchell's daily. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making donations to Shriner's Hospital or the American Heart Association.


Helen Leavitt

PRICE - Helen Barboglio Leavitt, age 86, died Dec. 16, 2002 at her home after a short illness.

She was born Oct. 23, 1916 in Helper, to Joseph and Jenny Causer Barboglio. Married Carl J. Leavitt June 24, 1939 in Price. He died July 27, 1968.

Helen was educated in Carbon County and graduated from Carbon High School and the University of Utah, where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority.

Helen served on the board of directors and was employed at both Helper State Bank and First National Bank of Price for many years. She served on the board of directors for Eastern Utah Electric and Helper Furniture in Helper and Price.

Helen had a longtime devotion to College of Eastern Utah and the education of young people in Carbon, Emery, Grand and Duchesne counties. To this end, she established the Barboglio-Leavitt Scholarship Fund. It was her wish that the money be used to help the needy students get a college degree.

Helen is survived by son, Joseph Carl (Mimi) Leavitt, Phoenix, Ariz.; cousins, Ilene Mc-Kenna and Donald Causer, Salt Lake City; and six nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by husband, Carl; granddaughter, Jennifer Leavitt; two brothers, Frank and Joe Barbog-lio; and parents.

Funeral service Thursday, Dec. 19, 2 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 E. Main Street, Price. Family will be at Mitchell's one hour prior to services. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Barboglio-Leavitt Scholarship Fund, c/o College of Eastern Utah, 451 E. 400 North, Price, UT 84501.


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