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Sadie Rizzuto

PRICE - Sadie Hurskatnen Rizzuto, 86, passed away Aug. 31, 2003 in Price.

Born March 11, 1917 in Clear Creek to John H. and Lena Heikkaines Hurskainen. Married Sam Rizzuto Aug. 12, 1939 in Castle Dale. He died Feb. 24, 1987.

Sadie attended Carbon County schools and was a graduate of Carbon High School. Received her associate's degree from Westminster College in Salt Lake City and a bachelor's degree from University of Utah. Continued her education with 70 hours of graduate work at Utah State, U of U and Brigham Young University in elementary education.

She taught grades three to 10 prior to serving as principal of Durrant school for six years. She became elementary supervisor until her retirement in 1982.

Sadie initiated the kindergarten program and the first of the original six Head Start programs in the state of Utah.

Member UEA, NEA, Carbon County teachers association. Past president and vice president of elementary section UEA as well as past president of Laba Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma and many other professional affiliations. Past member Carbon County Red Cross and Soroptimists, where she held numerous offices. Past member Price Ladies of Elks.

You can't replace Sadie, you can only have someone else fill the spot. She will be dearly missed by her family and a community of friends.

Survived by her daughter, Bonnie (David) Allred, Spring Glen; one grandchild, Mark (Ranay) Allred, Sunnyvale, Calif.; two great-grandchildren, Sadie and Alexander Allred, Sunnyvale, Calif.

Graveside service Wednesday, Sept. 3, 11 a.m., Price City Cemetery. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to service.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to a charity of your choice.

A special thanks to Dr. Sterling Potter for his professional care and the staff at Castle Country Care Center.


Lowell Truscott

SALT LAKE CITY - Our loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, Lowell Dee Truscott, age 81, passed away Aug. 29, 2003 in Salt Lake City.

Born Aug. 11, 1922 in Ephraim, the son of Glen William and Esenta Carrie Hansen Truscott. Married Nadine Dayley Oct. 11, 1946 in Salt Lake City.

Lowell was proud of serving in the United States Army during WWII. He was employed by U.S. Steel washer plant in Wellington for 27 years and was also a member of the UMWA.

He was a member of the Elks Club, enjoyed fly fishing and could fix anything.

Lowell was a devoted family man who had incredible honor and integrity.

Lowell is survived by wife, Nadine; son, Lowell Dee Truscott Jr.; daughter, Alane T. (Brent) Marriott; grandchildren, Lindsey Truscott, Rhet Lynn Marsing, Mikael Marie Marsing, McKenzie Ann Marsing, and JD Marriott. He is also survived by brothers, Glen L. (Donna) Truscott and Carroll A. (Gwen) Truscott. He was preceded in death by sister, Elaine Truscott.

Graveside services will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 1:30 p.m., at Mountain View Cemetery in Helper under the direction of McDougals Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Utah Alzheimer's Center.


Wilma R. Aberneathy

TABER, Alberta - Wilma R. Marshall Aberneathy, devoted wife of Buryl T. Aberneathy, passed away peacefully Aug. 28, 2003 at the age of 86 years. Her last weeks were spent in the loving care of her husband, Buryl; her daughter, Ellen Conrad; and the generous staff at the Taber Active Care and Continuing Care Hospital.

Wilma was born Jan. 9, 1917 in Huntington, the 10th of 15 children born to John W. and Martha E. Marshall. When Wilma was 8 years old, her father was killed in a mining accident. She was also predeceased by her mother and 12 of 14 brothers and sisters.

Wilma and Buryl were married April 8, 1939 in Palo Alto, Calif. A few years later, they moved to Canada. From 1942-1986, Wilma and Buryl lived in Ottawa, Ontario, where she leaves behind many wonderful friends and acquaintances. In 1986, they moved to Lethbridge, Alberta, where she established great ties within her community. In 1997, Wilma and Buryl, moved to Taber to be closer to their daughter and her family. In March 2003, she moved to the Taber Continuing Care Hospital and enjoyed being closer to her husband, Buryl.

In April 2003, Wilma and Buryl Aberneathy celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary. As active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, they served two missions at the temple in Washington, D.C.

Along with her husband, she is survived by her devoted daughter, Ellen May Aberneathy Conrad, and son-in-law, John Conrad. She will be greatly missed by her four loving grandchildren, Paul (Natalie) Conrad, Christine (Kevin) Paquette, Caleb Conrad and Elizabeth Conrad. Her great-grandchildren, who were honored to know her are Thomas Paquette, Bethany Conrad, Jay Paquette, Luke Paquette, Savannah Conrad and Kathryn Conrad.

She also leaves behind her sisters, Leah Jones and Neva Lake of Utah; three sisters-in-law, Lila, Beverly and Reva; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, Sept. 2, 11 a.m., at the LDS Chapel located at 5314 - 54th Street, Taber. Friends may meet with the family from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment, Taber Cemetery under the direction of Christensen Salmon Funeral Home.

If friends so desire, a memorial tribute may be made to Taber Hospital Foundation, Continuing Care, 4326-50 Avenue, Taber, Alberta, T1G 1N9.


Fabian 'Fame' Price

EAST CARBON CITY - Fabian "Fame" Price, age 94, died Aug. 31, 2003 in Ferron.

Fame was born April 22, 1909 to William Henry and Lydia Jane Metcalf Price in Ferron. He married Tressie Ellen Curtis April 28, 1930, later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.

Fame enjoyed gardening, reading, playing guitar, riding his horse Rebel, fishing, hunting, prospecting, trapping, story-telling, spending time with his children and grandchildren and camping with his wife, Tressie. He loved and helped raise his niece, Lila Price Thonopen, and a special granddaughter, Debra VaLynn Miller-Eatough Keller.

Fame worked for the U.S. Forest Service, many construction companies, and retired from Kaiser Steel as a heavy equipment operator.

Fame helped break ground for the town of Dragerton. He was a member of the LDS Church.

Fame was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Tressie; five sisters, three brothers; an infant son; two sons-in-law; an infant grandchild and three infant great-grandchildren. He is survived by his brothers, Owen, Danny and Allan Price; a sister, Dora Price Fautin; sons, Darrel and Louise Price, Clawson; Bud and Maria Price, St. George; Vern "Johnny" and Nancy Binder, Tacoma, Wash.; daughters, Ellen Larue Jensen Remington, West Valley City; Betty Jean and Keith Eatough, Elko, Nev.; 24 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Friday, Sept. 5, at 1 p.m. in the Castle Dale Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.


Della Ward Rauhala

EAST CARBON - Our beautiful, loving, kind mom, Della Zufelt Ward Rauhala, 83, passed away peacefully on Aug. 29, 2003 at home with her family.

Born May 1, 1920 in Richfield to Ray E. and Etta Olsen Zufelt. Married Richard Alfred Ward Oct. 27, 1937; he passed away on Oct. 6, 1969. They had one son and two daughters, Richard Douglas (Linda) Ward, Bellingham, Wash.; Lynda (Lowell) Bridge, Sandy; Marie (Bob) Fratto, West Valley.

On June 5, 1971, she married Matt Rauhala and was mother to his three children, Earlene Warren, Helper; Sheila (Mike) Shumway, Sunnyside; Matt (Pam) Rauhala Jr., Wellington. Matt Sr. passed away Dec. 14, 1997.

Mom was a longtime resident of East Carbon, where she worked many years at Andy's Malt Shoppe and at A&H Market.

Her greatest pleasures came from doting on her family.

Survived by her six children, 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; two brothers, Richard and Syril; two sisters Leah Anderson and Denny Torgerson.

Funeral service Tuesday, Sept. 2, 10 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's one hour prior to service. Interment Sept. 2, 2 p.m., Richfield City Cemetery.

Special thanks to the CNA, Hospice, and to Jenny Gileno who cared for mom so lovingly.


Marie Besso

PRICE - Our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Marie Elizabeth Steel Besso, age 89, passed away Aug. 27, 2003 at her home while surrounded by her daughters.

She was born Nov. 30, 1913 in Silverton, Colo., to William and Christina Nelson Steel. Married Martin Besso Oct. 3, 1931 in Duchesne. He died Oct. 13, 1987.

Marie was very artistic and she will always be remembered for her beautiful oil paintings that she shared with family and friends. She loved to spend time with her family and she especially enjoyed her fishing.

Survived by daughters, Sandra Christensen, Price; Betty Jessen, Flagstaff, Ariz.; and six loving grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by parents; and sister, Eda Oberster.

Funeral service Saturday, Aug. 30, 1 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Friday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to services. Interment, Price City cemetery.


Glenna Patricia
'Pat' Huntington

ORANGEVILLE - Glenna Patricia "Pat" Huntington, age 56, passed away peacefully Aug. 29, 2003 at her home in Orangeville, leaving her burdens behind.

She was born June 17, 1946 in Price to Owen D. and Glenna A. Cox Price. She married Wick F. Huntington in Orangeville, later divorced.

She obtained her LPN certification and worked for a short time at the Ferron Nursing Home.

She enjoyed music, crocheting and reading.

She is survived by her two daughters, Melissa and Richard Scheaffer, Providence; Melanie and Lance Robinson, Afton, Wyo.; five grandchildren, Olivia and Isabella Scheaffer; Randi, Sydney and Kaden Robinson; brother, David Price; and sisters, Kathy Ockey and Connie Wickman. She was preceded in death by her mother.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 11 a.m. at the Ferron Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.




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