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Lloyd Riley

CLAWSON - Dearest beloved husband, father, grandfather, father-in-law, brother, uncle and friend, Lloyd George Riley, passed away Sept. 27, 2003 surrounded by the family he loved.

He was born Dec. 1, 1936 in Clawson, the son of Robert Riley and Hannah Reynolds Riley. He lived most of his life there. George married Dortha Ann Behling June 28, 1958. Solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple June 30, 1973.

As a member of the LDS Church, he served in various callings.

He served his country in the U.S. Navy.

George loved trucking, fishing and being with his family.

His goal in life was to "make it a good day and make other people happy, displaying unconditional love."

He is survived by his wife, Ann, with whom he spent 45 wonderful years; children, Teresa Lynn and Nolan R. Behunin, Lori Ann and Wade V. Hancock, Christy Jean and Clay R. Gasser, all of Clawson; Bill R. and Kimberly Riley of Nevada; Matt R. and Kathy Riley of Ferron; 18 grandchildren, two great-granddaughters. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, whom he loved dearly. Also survived by brother, Robert; and sisters, Mary and Jane . He was preceded in death by father and mother; three brothers, and two sisters.

He will was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by his family and many friends he leaves behind.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. at the old Ferron LDS Chapel. Friends may call Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale and one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in the Ferron Cemetery.


Edith Lambson
'Nana'

PRICE - Edith Crossan Lambson, age 95, passed away Sept. 25, 2003 at her home in Price with her family at her side.

She was born Nov. 21, 1907 in Woodriver, Ill., to John C. and Nettie Josephine Doyle Crossan. Married Ivan B. Lambson May 21, 1930 in Parowan. He died Oct. 27, 1992.

Member of Price Chapel-Christian Missionary Alliance, where she served as a Sunday School teacher and deaconess for many years.

In 1929, Edith began teaching school for the Carbon County School District, where she taught until her retirement in 1973.

She will be dearly missed by her family and many wonderful friends.

Survived by her daughter, Judy Ann Flowers, Price; son, Don C. (Joy) Huitt, East Carbon; eight grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service Monday, Sept. 29, Price Chapel-Christian Missionary Alliance under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.


Mike Grange

HUNTINGTON - Mike Grange passed away Sept. 28, 2003 at home.

He was born March 19, 1953 in Price to Ferris Ralph and Mary Bea Grange.

He is survived by daughter, Heather (Mike) Thomas, St. George; granddaughter, Sativa (6 years); grandson, Tryston (8 months); sisters, Pam (Jim) Anderson, Huntington; Kim (Glenn) Huff, Price; brothers, Gale (Claudia) Grange, Highland; Richard (Elaine) Grange, Sandy; Ralph (Karen) Grange, Magna; Jeff (Teri) Grange, Huntington; Gordon (Kay) Grange, Sandy; Darin (Deanna) Grange, Sandy; and Dennis (Cassie) Grange, Sandy. He was preceded in death by mother and father.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 11 a.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale. Interment will be at Huntington City Cemetery.


Rose McKinnon

PRICE - Rose Ann Saracino McKinnon, age 68, passed away Sept. 24, 2003 at her home.

She was born Feb. 13, 1935 in Helper to Ralph and Annie Alfonso Saracino. Married Roger Kenneth McKinnon Sr. Nov. 18, 1954 in Elko, Nev. He died July 14, 2001.

Mom was an inspiration to all who knew her. Her generosity was surpassed only by her love for her family and God.

She loved her husband, Roger, and was always doing special things to show her affection for him.

She also enjoyed spending time with her brothers and sisters, traveling to see them as much as she could.

Her children were God's gifts to her and she spent her life living His word to show her appreciation through her faith.

One could not escape her warm personality. The friends and relationships she made with those she worked with were the beneficiary of her charm and good nature when she was out in the public.

She was a tireless worker and never accepted more pay than she believed was owed for the job she had done.

She turned no one away who came to her for help. Through this and other ways, she taught family and friends the value of being a selfless servant of God.

Her greatest joy, though, was her grandchildren. She showered all of them with love and took every opportunity to praise them for even the smallest achievements.

She had a wonderful gift of creating fun out of learning and made it a point to teach good manners, respect, morals, values and, above all, an appreciation for God's blessings

They knew her as Grandma Rose and they all looked forward to going to her house, whether it was coming home from school or a weekend sleep over.

Either way, it meant fun and, most of the time, we parents had a difficult time getting them to come back home.

Grandma, we'll miss you.

Mom, God has called you back to Him.

You have spent your life helping others and teaching His word.

We know He has something special for you to do in reward for everything you have done for Him. Something you couldn't do while here on this earth.

We may not understand now, but in time, we will.

In the meantime, we'll miss you dearly.

We love you Mom. See you in Heaven!

Survived by her children, Larry (Shelly) McKinnon, Helper; Roger (Jolene) McKinnon, Price; Michelle (Elmer) Chaparro, Riverton; Lillian (Randy) Gold, Price; Rosanne McKinnon-Fisher, Price; 17 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; brothers, Alexander (Donna) Saracino, Daniel (Polly) Saracino, and Larry (Connie) Saracino, all of Salt Lake City. Preceded in death by brothers, Jim and Tony Saracino; sisters, Mary Monfredi and Theresa Dalpiaz.

Memorial service Saturday, Sept. 27, Price Chapel-Christian Missionary Alliance. Interment, Price City Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.


Bill Dent

PRICE - Daly William Dent Jr., age 80, passed away Sept. 25, 2003 in Price.

Born Oct. 17, 1922 in Nucla, Colo., to Daly William and Lydia Harrold Dent. Married Eva Darlene Jones Sept. 9, 1946 in Salt Lake City. Marriage later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple. Darlene passed away Oct. 30, 1991.

Bill grew up in the southwest area of Colorado.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, where he was captured and held as a POW for 14 months in Germany.

After the war, Bill moved to Price, where he worked as an optician and later retired from Price River Water Improvement District. Bill served as a volunteer fireman and as Price city fire chief for many years. He was a loyal member of the Price American Legion Post 3.

Bill loved spending time with his family and enjoyed the outdoors.

Survived by one daughter and two sons, Stephanie (Mike) Gamber, Price; David (Melanie) Dent, Chandler, Ariz.; Jerald Dent, Price; sisters, Charlotte Latta, Scottsdale, Ariz.; five grandchildren, James Gamber, Richard (Beckie) Gamber, Michelle (Kris) Gillespie, Jessica (Kyle) Clouse and William (Crissy) Dent; and six loving great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; and his wife, Darlene.

Graveside service Tuesday, Sept. 30, 11 a.m., at Price City Cemetery. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home Tuesday one hour prior to service.


Melrose Atwood

PRICE - Melrose Atwood, 83, passed away Sept. 26, 2003 at home with his family.

Melrose was born on Oct. 22, 1919 in Elmo to William J. Atwood and Laura Dorcas Cramer. He married Erma Allred Feb. 27, 1948 and it was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple April 7 1949. She preceded him in death on Oct. 26, 1988.

Together, they had two sons and two daughters, Clay Atwood (Georginna), Price; Lynn Jensen (Ron), St. George; Scott Atwood (Marcia), Fruita, Colo.; and Paula Christensen, Salina.

Melrose was a quiet man, but his children always knew that he loved them. Melrose's passion was his farm. He enjoyed working the fields and taking care of the animals. He also loved horseback riding.

Melrose was always involved in the coal industry, whether it be working in the mines or hauling coal. He and his brother, Clemont, started a coal hauling business. He later retired from the Plateau mine.

He was active in the LDS Church.

He later married Louise Johansen, who was a very loving companion and caregiver. She brought her seven children to the fold. Her children, who also loved and cared for Melrose, include Marcia Vincent (David), Payson; Landra Adams, Price; Donna Kerr (Rick), Kaysville; Christine Johansen, Bremerton, Wash.; Michael Johansen (Lecia), Ninety-six, S.C.; Charles Johansen, deceased; and Robert Johansen, deceased. He has numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, with 30 direct descendents. Melrose was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Erma; brothers and sisters; and son-in-law, Harve Christensen.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Oct. 1, 1 p.m., at the Wellington 1st LDS Ward Church, with a viewing one hour prior to services at the church. Burial, Wellington City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.


Chase Wood

PRICE - Rejoice and remember Chase Shane Wood, the loving son of Brian J. and Kimberly Sandoval Wood, who touched us dearly on Sept. 23, 2003 in Price.

Dear family and friends,

Until now, we did not know how important it would be for us to tell you of our son, Chase Shane Wood. Acknowledgment of our child's short life may be upsetting to you. You may not know exactly what to say. And that's okay.

You can help us through this difficult time by letting us talk about our sorrows when we feel the need, allowing us to cry when we need to and not pretending that everything is okay ... when it's not. No response to this announcement is asked of you. We only want to thank you for listening to us. With your love and support, we can be strong and have hope for a bright and happy future.

Chase is survived by his proud and loving parents, Brian and Kimberly Wood of Price; grandparents, Joel (Bonnie) Wood, Fallon, Nev.; Bill (Sandy) McDowell, Montrose, Colo.; Charlie (Esther) Sandoval, Price; Carol (Stan) Densley, Price; aunts and uncles, James Wood, Montrose, Colo.; Misty (Matt) McFarlane, Robert (Patera) Wood, both of Fallon, Nev.; Bryan (Chrystal) Sandoval, Stephanie (Chris) McNeil, Larry Chavez, all of Price; Jeremy Densley, Salt Lake; great-grandparents, Jim (Marie) Penasa, Montrose, Colo.; Virgil (Dolores) Sandoval, Price; Basil (Carol) Swatzel, Grand Junction, Colo.; many other loving aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and very special great-uncle and great-aunt, Ray (Colleen) Haigler, Helper. Chase was preceded in death by Papa and Granny Wood; aunt, Anna Chavez; and special friend, Mac.

Graveside service, Saturday, Sept. 27, Cliffview Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.


Anthony Paiz

HIAWATHA - Anthony M. Paiz passed away Sept. 19, 2003 after a short battle with cancer.

He was born June 13, 1929 in Hiawatha. He died peacefully at his sister Lola's home.

He is survived by brother, Henry C. Paiz; two sisters, Lola Keck and Tillie Lucero; and sister-in-law, Pat Paiz. He was preceded in death by his parents, Aurelio and Margaret Paiz; two brothers, Danny and Julian; and sister, Albina.

Interment, Calvary Cemetery, Sacramento, Calif.


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