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Beulah Blackburn

PRICE - Beulah Ann Blackburn, age 77, passed away Dec. 18, 2003 in Price.

She was born May 15, 1926 in Vernal, to Ezra and Bertha Ann Kendel Boren. Beulah married Marion Blackburn in 1945, later divorced. She later married William Blackburn and he preceded her in death in 1994.

She shared many happy hours in the outdoors with her family. She loved to shop and go to yard sales and raise beautiful roses.

Beulah is survived by children, Gloria and Clarence Williams and Joan and Richard Williams, all of Hemet, Calif.; Douglas and Paula Blackburn of East Carbon; 15 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by brother, Lorenzo Boren; and sisters, Alberta, Lula, Lela and Wanda. Preceded in death by one granddaughter; stepson, Billy; brother, Darrell; and sisters, Verda and Edna.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, Dec. 23, 11 a.m., at the Orangeville City Cemetery. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. prior to the graveside at Fausett Mortuary in Price.=


Blanche Nicholson

PRICE- Blanche Moynier Nicholson, age 86, passed away Dec. 18, 2003, at her home.

She was born June 8, 1917 in Price, to Honore and Maria Blanchard Moynier.

On June 8, 1941, Blanche married Arthur Mace Nicholson in Price and he later died on Jan. 16,1995.

At the age of three her mother died and she was raised by her Aunt Lea Moynier and Uncle Pierre Moynier. Blanche spent six years living on a farm in Alberta, Canada and after the death of her father she returned to Price in 1933 where she later graduated from Carbon High School. Blanche enjoyed being in the mountains and fishing with her late husband. She was a loving mother with a heart of gold and her greatest love was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survived by son, Arthur M. (Anita) Nicholson, Carbonville; daughter, Margaret (Michael) Heath, South Jordan; sister, Bertha Lyons, Roseville, Calif.; cousin, Paul (Mae) Moynier, Price; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, many loving nieces, nephews and dear nephew, Paul (Charlene) Dupin, of Price. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Honore Jr. and Marius; and sister, Marie Abbott.

Funeral Mass was Saturday, Dec. 20, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home. Committal service, Price City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family suggests donations to Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church.


Rudolph Zaccaria

HELPER- Rudolph Zaccaria, "Rudy Zac", from way back, raised in the shadows of left field in Helper, died Dec. 17, 2003 in Salt Lake City.

Born Dec. 5, 1919 in Sunnyside, to Frank and Antonia Pucci Zaccaria. Married Loa Mae Hreinson, October 31, 1945 in San Francisco, Calif.

Member of the Catholic Church and longtime resident of Helper. Served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Retired member of the United Mine Workers of America, Castle Gate Operations. "Rudy Zac", will be dearly missed by his family and many dear friends.

Survived by wife, Loa Mae Zaccaria, Helper; three sons and one daughter, Darryl (Judy) Zaccaria, Kirkland, Wash.; David (Ann) Zaccaria, Price; Trudy (Billy) Petersen, Salt Lake City; Robert Zaccaria, Scottsdale, Ariz.; brother, Frank (Mary) Zaccaria, Copperton; sister-in-law, Katherine Zaccaria, Helper; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; son, Dean; brother, Steve Zaccaria; and sister, Margaret Felice.

Funeral Mass was Saturday, Dec. 20, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.


Richard Kveset

PRICE - Richard Stanley Kveset, age 47, passed away Dec. 20, 2003 at his home.

He was born April 3, 1956 in Minot, N. D., to Richard R. and Helen Kveset. Married Sandy Tallerico June 27, 1980 in Helper.

Rick was an avid outdoorsman and he especially looked forward to his annual elk hunt and fishing trips with his buddies. He was a resident of Carbon County since 1980 where he worked as a plumber and coal miner. Rick will be dearly missed by his family and many longtime friends.

Survived by wife, Sandy Kveset; daughter, Kasie Kveset, both of Price; mother, Helen Kveset, Minot, N.D.; father, Richard (Rose) Kveset, Tampa, Fla.; mother-in-law, Florence Tallerico, Price; three sisters, Cindy, Theresa and Susan; brother, Bob; three sisters-in-law, LouAnn, Mary and Jerry; and many loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by son, Little Louie; father-in-law, Louie Tallerico; and sister, Tina.

Funeral service Tuesday, Dec. 23, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.


Birdie Lindsey

PRICE - Roberta "Gram Birdie" Leger Lindsey, age 81, passed away Dec. 20, 2003 in Price.

She was born March 12, 1922 in Rolapp to Anthony Joseph and Zina Arilla Dimick Leger. Married Odell Lindsey March 21, 1940 in Sunnyside. Marriage later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. Odell passed away March 28, 1975.

Mom worked 37 years for Intermountain Farmers. She started as egg candler and eventually became the secretary/bookkeeper and later served as assistant manager until her retirement at age 71 in 1993. She was proud of the fact that in 1969, the same year as her youngest child was a graduate of Carbon High, that she finally received her diploma.

She served in the church as a primary teacher, Sunday school teacher, young women's teacher and lastly served several years as ward librarian. Birdie painted (acrylics and oils) every week with a group of ladies at the senior center and her paintings were treasured by family and friends alike. "Gram Birdie" will be dearly missed by each child and each and every grand and great-grandchild and a community of friends.

She is survived by brother, Max (Mary) Leger, West Valley City; stepsister, Barbara (Alvin) Thayne; five children, R. Anthony (Toni) Lindsey, Ronald O. (Phyllis) Lindsey, R. Maxine Samples and Gary Lyon; David A. (Bonnie) Lindsey, Kathy A. (Bob) Donathan, all of Price; 20 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by son, Timothy; parents; husband, Odell; grandson, Blue; and son-in-law, Denny.

Funeral service Friday, Dec. 26, 2 p.m., at the Price North LDS Stake Center. Family will be at the stake center Friday one hour prior to service. Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home in Price Tuesday and Wednesday, Interment, Price City Cemetery.


Dorothy Wilson

PRICE - Our loving mother and grandmother, Dorothy "Dot" Agnes Tighe Wilson, age 89, passed away Dec. 19, 2003 in a Price hospital.

Born Sept. 20, 1914 in Cortez, Colo. to Jake and Birdie Culp Tighe. Married Clarence Wilson March 6, 1934 in Price; he died Nov. 16, 1997.

Dorothy was a longtime resident of Carbon County where she was an avid bowler and a proud member of the Carbon County Hall of Fame for bowling. She loved the outdoors, fishing, riding the four wheeler and trips to Wendover.

Survived by two sons and one daughter, Jack (Karen) Wilson, Ogden; Bob (Madelene) Wilson, Orangeville; Debbie (Raymond) Lofley, Price; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; sisters, Helen Rollins, Lucille Sweeney and Thelma Pearhson.

Funeral service Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.


Pearl Swenson

KENILWORTH- Pearl Elizabeth Parry Swenson, age 84, passed away Dec. 18, 2003 in Price.

She was born May 12, 1919 in Winter Quarters, to Thomas William and Lima Carget Peterson Parry. Married Don Swenson, Nov. 26, 1945 in Price and they just recently celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary

Member of the LDS Church. Pearl loved camping with her family and her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her family and many longtime friends.

Survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Don Swenson, Kenilworth; two daughters, Dixie Blackham, Helper; Vickie Olsen, Wellington; six grandchildren, Crystal Swenson, Kenilworth; Stephan Blackham, Montrose, Colo.; Jodie Blackham, Price; Bobbi (Lance) Carter, Vernal; Amy (Bob) Ganser, Rangley, Colo.; Wade (Roxanne) Olsen, Wellington; sister-in-law, Rhea Parry, Helper; 11 great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Funeral service was Monday, Dec. 22, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home.Interment, Scofield Cemetery.


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