WELLINGTON - Bruce Edward Steele, age 54, passed away suddenly Aug. 2, 2004 at Castleview Hospital in Price.
Born June 22, 1950 in Rangley, Colo., to Vern and Viola Tooley Steele. Married Brenda Tremain, later divorced. Married Cheryl "Cher" Burns June 22, 1979 in Sandy. They were later married at Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church on Oct. 12, 1996.
Member of the Catholic Church where he was baptized at Notre Dame Church on March 29, 1997. Bruce loved to work in his yard, visit the mountains, take long drives, spend time with his sons and grandkids, family get togethers, making people laugh and his dog, Odie.
He was employed with Nielson Construction as a heavy equipment operator for the past three years. He will be dearly missed by his family and a community of friends.
"You know that you were the love of my life and my very best friend, and if God gave he the chance to do it all again I'd choose you again. I can say nothing more my love but thank you."
Survived by wife, Cheryl Steele, Wellington; four sons, Sean Taylor, Devin Taylor, Steven Bradley Burns, all of Salt Lake City; Todd Richard Steele, Wellington; mother, Viola Cameron, Idaho; granddaughter, Kamryn Steele, Wellington; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Kenneth R. (Beth) Burns, Salt Lake City; four sisters, Sharyon Harmon, Tami L. Sherwood, Laurie Wright and Tina Cotton.
A visitation will be held at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street in Price, Thursday, August 5, 7 to 9 p.m. Vigil service, Friday evening, 8 p.m. at Neil O'Donnell and Sons Mortuary, 372 E. First South, Salt Lake City. Committal service, Saturday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m., Mt. Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home in Price.
EAST CARBON - Loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and uncle, Ronald Dale Newman, age 53, passed away Aug. 2, 2004.
He was born July 14, 1951 in American Fork to Dale and Ruby Jeppson Newman. Married Jody Anderson on Sept. 13, 1975 in Helper.
Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Ronald enjoyed camping on the desert and fishing. He mostly enjoyed spending time with his family. He was employed with Price City for almost 10 years.
Survived by wife, Jody, East Carbon; sons, Donald, California; Willie, East Carbon; two granddaughters and two grandsons; mother, Ruby Anderson, Ferron; brother, Glade (Pattie) Newman, Newport, Ore.; sisters, Marie (Bill) Hines, Ferron; Gelene (Lynn) Cook, Evanston, Wyo.; and numerous nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by father, Dale Newman March 24, 1967.
Funeral service Thursday, Aug. 5, 1 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday one hour prior to service.
SALT LAKE CITY - Victor Basilio Jacquez, age 37, passed away Aug. 3, 2004 in a Salt Lake City Hospital while surrounded by his family.
Born Jan. 11, 1967 in Durango, Colo., to Johnny and Mollie V. Archuleta Jacquez.
Member of the Catholic Church. Victor enjoyed playing football, fishing and he loved Indian art. He attended Notre Vista High School in Riverside, Calif. and later attended College of Eastern Utah heavy equipment program. Victor belonged to the Price Elks Boxing Club and played city league baseball for many years. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Memories never die but grow each day in our hearts to help us through the day. We will never forget you.
Survived by father, Johnny (Candy) Jacquez, Price; stepfather, Robert Valdez, Riverside, Calif.; loving girlfriend, Polly Hanway, Salt Lake City; brothers and sisters, Edward (Tina) Archuleta, Riverside, Calif.; Michelle (Bob) Moreno, Hesperia, Calif.; JoAnn (Willie) Naron, Temecula, Calif.; Monica Valdez, Riverside, Calif.; Kimberly (Bill) Sanchez, Moab; Gabriel (Jeanie) Jacquez, Clearfield; stepbrothers, Johnnie Martinez and Anthony Sanchez, both of Salt Lake City; grandparents, Alice Martinez, Ignacio, Colo.; Isidor (Rose) Jacquez, Price; and Andrea Valdez, Durango, Colo. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a large circle of family and friends. Preceded in death by mother, Mollie Valdez; and maternal grandparents.
Funeral Mass Saturday, Aug. 7, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service Friday evening, 7 p.m., at Mitchell Funeral Home.
EAST CARBON/MOAB - Stephen James Cannistraci, age 17, passed away at his father's home in Moab on July 30, 2004.
He was born July 7, 1987 in St. George, to Stephen and Valerie Sparks Cannistraci.
Stephen loved his family and friends, and he especially enjoyed skateboarding, playing music and camping with friends and family. He had a great love for wrestling and took first in region and fifth in state for three years. He was a very responsible young man who had his own job and was an exemplary scholar with a 4.0 grade point average. He was also a junior assistant from the Moab Scout Troop 16-16. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Survived and loved by his mother, Valerie R. (Eddie) Sanchez, East Carbon; father, Stephen (Tara ) Cannistraci, Moab; four brothers, Colten Christiansen, Brandon Cannistraci, William Sparks, and Sean Sanchez, all of East Carbon. Also survived by grandparents, Duane (LuJean) Hunt, Teasdale; second mother, Toni Polito; Sheena and Michelle Polito who were like sisters to him; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and dear niece, Lizzie Thayn, Wellington.
Graveside service Friday, Aug. 6, 11 a.m., Valley View Cemetery, Sunnyside. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home in Price Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
GREEN RIVER/GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Margaret Earle Loftis Barton died Aug. 2, 2004 in Grand Junction, Colo. following a series of hospital stays after her heart surgery in 1997.
She was born July 13, 1925 in Greenville, S.C. She married R.C. (Bud) Barton in 1944.
She is survived by husband, Bud, currently living in Green River; daughters, Patricia Barton-Gassman (Gregg), Mary Barton-Palmer (Gail); son, Daniel Barton (Patti); and eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by daughters, Jo Carolyn and Nancy Earle Barton Holmes. Goodnight sweetheart, how we miss you.
PRICE - Gloria Poloni Pace, age 75, beloved mother and grandmother died peacefully July 30, 2004 in Hurricane.
She was born Feb. 5, 1929 in Latuda to Bernard and Julia Citerio Poloni. She married Gene Pace Sept 18, 1948 in Price.
Survived by son, Gene (Lori) Pace; two grandchildren, Jason (Ashley) Winters, Jodi Pittsenberger; and two great-grandchildren. Also survived by brothers, Arco (Fosca) Poloni and Arthur (Phyllis) Poloni of Price. Preceded in death by parents and husband.
Graveside services will be Saturday, Aug. 7, 11 a.m., Price City Cemetery.
PRICE/LACY, Wash. - Helen Norene Long Carroll, age 72, resident of Lacy and Chahalis, Wash., passed away July 1, 2004 at her home surrounded by family. Norene fought a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born Sept. 2, 1931 to Annabell and Duane Long at Castle Gate. She married Elwood Carroll. He preceded her in death.
Norene attended schools in Carbon County. Graduate of Hennegar's Business College. Norene was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She worked in the Washington LDS Temple for many years.
Survived by daughter, Marsha of Lacy, Wash.; son, Bruce of Longview, Wash.; two granddaughters, Jamie and Jessica; great-grandson; three sisters, Lois Paetsch of Salt Lake City; Rae Dell Pearson of Cleveland; and Marvel Nelson of Helper.
Graveside services were July 7 in Chahalis, Wash. Burial, Sunset Gardens, Chahalis, Wash.