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Lee Keele

OREM - Lee Andrew Keele, 60, of Orem, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003, after a long struggle with Parkinsons and emphysema.

Lee was born Oct. 2, 1943 in Emery to Frederick Manning and Pearl Valentine Peterson Keele.

Lee attended Carbon High School in Price before joining the U.S. Army.

He spent his career at Signetics Corporation as an engineer.

He loved going camping and fishing and was quite a handyman and could fix anything. His favorite thing was going out to the garage and working on projects.

He is survived by loving wife, Vicki Lynn Ash, who was at his side to help his every step of the way; his children, Scott Andrew Keele, Salt Lake City; Pamela Renee (Jim) Skelton, Cedar Hills, from previous marriage to Paula Holdaway Flygare. He is also survived by three brothers, Virgil Keele (Marie), Fred Keele (Leslie) and Rick Keele (Kate), all from Price; two sisters, Beth Prettyman (Ray), Price; and Reba Keele, Salt Lake; four granddaughters, Karlie, Kelsey, Mandy and Jessy; special nephew, Jerry; and niece, Cassie Jo.

Graveside services were Friday, Oct. 17, in the Orem City Cemetery under the direction of Walker Sanderson Funeral Home.

Richard Pessetto

HELPER - Richard Mike Pessetto, age 76, passed away Oct. 16, 2003 in Price.

Born Oct. 31, 1926 in Price to Richard Mike and Georgia Miller Pessetto.

Lifelong resident of Carbon County.

Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Retired member of the United Mine Workers of America Deer Creek Local 1769.

Richard loved animals and he was a former member of the Carbon County Sheriff's Posse.

Survived by son, Mike Pes-setto, Price; daughters, Connie (Kirt) Marsing, Price; Michelle Curtis, Las Vegas, Nev.; sister, Gloria Gibney, Orlando, Fla.; brothers, Clifford (June) Pesse-tto, Helper; Morris (Margie) Pessetto, Richfield; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; sons, Anthony and Wayne Pessetto; and sister, Barbara Ross.

Graveside service Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1 p.m., Mountain View Cemetery, Helper. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home Wednesday one hour prior to service.

Alfred Kilgore

SPRING GLEN - Loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Alfred Kilgore, age 80, passed away Oct. 16, 2003 in Price.

Born May 2, 1923 in Tracy City, Tenn., to Charlie Wesley and Rhoda Cope Kilgore. Married Mary Hampton May 15, 1943 in Price.

Served U.S. Navy during World War II in the Aleutian Islands aboard the USS Trenton.

Alfred was a workaholic and dedicated member of the United Mine Workers of America, Kaiser Steel Local 9958, where he worked for 33 years.

Member of the VFW Miner's Post 2379 and the Slovenian Home in Spring Glen.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and wintering in Quartzsite, Ariz.

Alfred loved spending time with his family and will be missed greatly.

Survived by wife, Mary Kil-gore, Spring Glen; two daughters and two sons, Trudy Lee, Price; Susan (Dennis) Norman, Salt Lake City; Wesley (Lyn) Kilgore, Magna; Bob Kilgore, West Jordan; 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; special friend, Robert Chubbuck, Spring Glen; and best buddies, "Poncho and Trixie." Preceded in death by parents, two sisters and one brother.

Funeral service Monday, Oct. 20, Mitchell Funeral Home. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society or the Juvenile Diabetes Association.

Everett Dale

YUMA, Ariz. - Everett Dale died at his home in Yuma, Ariz., on Sept. 28, 2003.

Everett was born Jan. 14, 1922 in Randall, Kan.

Employed at D&RG Railroad as a mechanic for 41 years until retirement in 1982. Member of Retired Railroaders and VFW Post 5061.

Served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survived by beloved his wife, Betty; and brother, Lester (Lois). Loving father of Bob Dale, Nancy Weare, Christine Gardner, Linette Fleetwood, Bill Johnson, Sena Johnson, Mary Mogensen. Grandfather of 24 and great-grandfather of 25.

Memorial services were Oct. 5 in Denver, Colo.

The family invites residents to sign the guest book at

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