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Lois Marvosh

HELPER/VENTURA, Calif. -Lois Mae Marvosh of Ventura, Calif. passed away due to cancer at her beach home on Jan. 12, 2004.

Lois was born in Helper on March 8, 1927 to George and Bertha Spratling. She married Joseph Marvosh in 1946 and he preceded her in death in 1997. For over 27 years she was a teacher for the Los Angeles School District and prior to her retirement in 2000 was a special education instructor.

Her children, Brent Marvosh of Great Fall, Mont.; Susan Speer of Woodland Hills, Calif.; and Mitch Marvosh of Ventura, Calif.; and five grandchildren survived her.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 19, at Westlake First United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Village, Calif. Cremation has taken place and she will be interred at a later date next to her beloved husband at the Helper cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested by the family to be made to the Susan G. Kolman Breast Cancer Foundation at the Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309.

Glen Long

EMERY - Glen Martin Long, age 84, passed away Jan. 13, 2004 from complications of pneumonia at the Gunnison Valley Hospital.

He was born in a little cabin in Oskaloosa, Iowa on May 15, 1919 to Joe and Erma White Long. On Jan. 17, 1977 he married Rosalie Dunning in Pioche, Nev.

At the age of 16 he was baptized Methodist in Muchicanick Creek, Iowa. He served 17 years on the L.A. Police Department in Narcotics. Glen owned Ace Garage in Rosemead, Calif. and was a number one mechanic in the State of California for over 25 years. He learned young and cut his teeth on Model T's. Glen owned a Chevrolet dealership in Beaver for three years and especially liked being his own boss. He worked on many celebrity's automobiles and knew several personally. Glen and his friend Everett Chadwick started the Independent Garage Owners (IGO) in Sacramento, Calif.

During World War II, Glen was a walnut log buyer in several midwest states. He loved being with family, children and animals. He loved to laugh and made people know that it feels good to laugh. He was fair and honest in his beliefs and dealings and he expected to be treated that way in return.

Survived by wife, Rosalie G. Long, Emery; sons, Jim Lee Long, California; Jerry Long, Price; four daughters, Barbara Ann Mitchell, Illinois; Betty Louise Veenstra, Iowa; Donna and Glenna Thompson of California; as well as four stepchildren; three sisters, Clara Merriott, California; Nellie James of Oklahoma; Liz of California; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, five brothers and two sisters.

Funeral service Saturday, Jan. 17, 12 noon, Emery LDS Ward. Family will be at the church Saturday, 10 to 11:45 a.m. Interment, Emery City Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Allen Price

PRICE - Our beloved father, Allen Price, 87, passed away Jan. 10, 2004 at home (Heirloom Inn), in Price.

He was born Aug. 10, 1916 in Ferron, to William Henry and Lydia Jane Metcalf Price. He married Zelda A. Peterson, later deceased. They had one daughter, Geraldine. Married Oma McBroom Nov. 1, 1941. Pictured together, they had six children, Vivian, Larry, Jerry, Regina, Richard and Gayla. Oma passed away Sept. 23, 1987. Married Sibyl Timothy March 19, 1989, he inherited six more children, Molly, Dixie, Bob, Sandra, Holly and Judy. Sibyl passed away June 5, 2003.

He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Allen was a true cowboy who enjoyed farming, ranching, hunting and breaking horses. He worked for Kaiser Steel Company and was a member of the UMWA Local 9958 for over 40 years. He was one of the original member of the Grassy Trail Riding Club in Sunnyside.

Allen is survived by children, Geraldine (Larry) Olsen of Manti; Vivian (Chester) Houskeeper, Larry Price, Jerry (Frances) Price, Regina (Tom) McCourt, Richard (Kathy) Price, Gayla (Rick) Houskeeper, all of Carbon County; Molly Wood, Oregon; Dixie (Leon) Thayne, of Price; Bob (Shirley) Wilstead, St. George; Sandra (Dean) Holdaway, Holly (Delon) Larsen, both of Salt Lake City and Judy (Jim) Noyes of Price. Also survived by 51 grandchildren, 91 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Dora Fautin of Lindon; brothers, Owen Price of Orangeville; and Daniel (Maxine) Price of Wellington. Preceded in death by parents; wives; two sons-in-laws, Robert Bachelder and Ronald Leonard; granddaughter, Judy Lynn Pearson; and three sisters and three brothers.

A viewing will be held Tuesday, Jan. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Price. Graveside services, Price City Cemetery at 1 p.m. If weather is bad a short service will be held at Fausett Mortuary Chapel at 1 p.m. with a grave dedication to follow at the cemetery.

Jessie Etzel

PRICE - Jessie Lee Etzel died peacefully at her home Jan. 11, 2004 at the age of 71.

She was born Dec. 21, 1932 to Glen and Amy Crawford Nelson.

She grew up in Helper during World War II and dearly loved "the jungle" along the Price River. As a precocious child she orchestrated war drives for metal, oils, and other scarce commodities. Jessie Lee left her childhood home in Helper to attend high school at Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant. She forever cherished and often recanted her memories of the years spent at Wasatch.

Returning to Price at age 16 Jessie Lee attended Carbon College where she met the only love of her life, Al Etzel. Following her graduation at age 18, Jessie and Alfred were married Oct. 7, 1951. Together they shepherded their children through childhood, college and beyond. They were separated only by his premature death in 2001.

She was a member of the Price chapter of PEO and a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church. Jessie shared her love of reading, world history and animals with her children, Alene, Glenn and Amy. She loved her 10 grandchildren beyond measure. She was admittedly somewhat of an anachronism in a world that had long ago moved on.

She is survived by three children; their families; and her beloved sister, Glennie Mate.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 17, at St. Matthews's Episcopal Church, 522 N. Homestead Dr., in North East Price (just south of Castle Heights School). Mass will start at 1 p.m. The family will receive friends and family at Mitchell's Mortuary, 12 to 12:45 p.m., prior to the church service.

In lieu of flowers, Jessie Lee's family suggests you read a book to a child, adopt a pet, or make a contribution to your favorite charity.

Eva Perry

EAST CARBON - Evialena Peterson Fisher Perry, age 86, passed away Jan. 14, 2004 in Price.

Born July 16, 1917 in Sunnyside to Alma and Lena Olsen Peterson.

Married Curtis Herman Fisher Sept. 28, 1936 in Price. He died Oct. 10, 1979. Married Marvin Perry May 23, 1990 in Provo. Marriage later solemnized in the Provo LDS Temple. Member of the LDS Church.

Eva loved Indian artifacts, collecting antique bottles, and gardening. She was a wonderful grandmother and will be dearly missed by her family and a community of friends.

Survived by husband, Marvin Perry, Price; sonl, Clent (Barbara) Fisher, East Carbon; two daughters, Allena (Michael) Hyatt, Medina, Wash.; Linda (Rex) Hanberg, Sandy; sister, Lourine Miller, Tucson, Ariz.; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, four brothers and three sisters.

Funeral service Saturday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m., at Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Friday evening, 7 to 8 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

Doris Solt

PRICE - Doris Jennie Solt, age 72, returned to her Father in Heaven Jan. 13, 2004 in Price.

She was born Feb. 26, 1932 in Talmage, to Lars Andrew and Jennie Caroline Cofford. She married Dean LeRoy Solt Feb. 1, 1952 in Salt Lake City.

Doris is survived by four children, Marsha and Tracy Smith of Lincoln, Neb.; Nadean Lescoe of Logan; Larry and Wendy Solt of West Valley; Gerildine and Tracy Hills of West Jordan; and nine grandchildren. Also survived by sister, Lena Bell Christensen of Price; and brother, Dan Andrew Cofford of Talmage.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m. in the Price 4th Ward LDS Chapel where friends may call one hour prior to services. Burial, Elysian Gardens Cemetery in Murray under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.

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