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Mary Jane Pitt Oberhansly

WELLINGTON/SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Mary Jane Pitt Oberhansly, age 52, died suddenly Jan. 19, 2002 at her home in Springfield, Mo.

The former Wellington resident was born Jan. 9, 1950 in Roosevelt to Lyall E. Pitt and Beulah Ann Burke Pitt. She married A. Wade Oberhansly June 15, 1968. Their marriage was later solemnized in the St. Louis LDS Temple in Missouri on June 15, 2001.

She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved serving in her Relief Society and Primary callings.

Her family was her life. She was a homemaker and a "stay at home Granny."

She loved flower gardening and yard work of all kinds. She was known for having the greenest lawn and cleanest house in town. She gave every project she had 100 percent and would not quit until the job was finished. She loved spending time with her granddaughter and they will always have a special bond.

Mary Jane will be missed dearly by her friends and family.

She is survived by her husband; two children, Christopher (Holly) Oberhansly and Kim (Russell) Jones; her granddaughter, Britni Ross Jones, all of Springfield, Mo.; and her beloved cat, "Sweetie." She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; and a daughter, Marcie.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latte-day Saints Chapel in Springfield, Mo. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make contribution tot he Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Humanitarian Aid Fund.

W.F. (Bob) Robirts

PRICE - Woodrow F. (Bob) Robirts, age 71, passed away Jan. 26, 2002 in a Salt Lake hospital.

Born May 1, 1930 in St. Maries, Idaho, to Frank Robirts and Ola C. Lenock. Married LaVonna Christensen July 10, 1950 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 10, 2000 and also received a papal blessing from his Holiness, Pope John Paul II, to mark the occasion.

Member of the Catholic Church, where he was a lector and instrumental in establishing the Lifeline Pregnancy Resource Center for Notre Dame Parish. His commitment to the Gospel of Life and to protecting the unborn was exemplary.

He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus and past Grand Knight. Member of Price Elks Lodge 1550, where he served as past exalted ruler, PSP and DD.

Graduate of St. Maries High School, Idaho, and also served in the U.S. Army.

After his retirement from the association of governments in Price, Bob went on and attained his paralegal certificate. Bob was chairman of the American Cancer Society in Carbon County and will be dearly missed by a community of friends.

Survived by wife, LaVonna Robirts; daughter, Maren (Ed) Cadol; special grandchildren, Capricia (Jess) Wilder, Sean and Dustin Cadol; great-granddaughter, Taylor Wilder; brothers, Dale (LaRue) Robirts and John (Beverly) Robirts. Preceded in death by parents; and daughter, Leila Perri.

Funeral Mass Thursday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service Wednesday evening, 7:30 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home where friends are welcome daily. Committal service, Price City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Notre Dame Church or the American Cancer Society.

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