ORANGEVILLE - Fred H. Van Buren, age 91, passed away peacefully Nov. 5, 2004 in Santaquin.
He was born March 1, 1913 in Orangeville, the youngest of nine children, to Arthur A. and Ida Caroline Taylor Van Buren. Fred married Uwin Berg in Orangeville June 16, 1934, later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.
As an active member of the LDS Church he served as an ordinance worker and sealer in the Manti LDS Temple and in numerous other ward and stake callings. He loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, taking pictures, and playing his harmonica. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and spoiling the grandkids.
His is survived by wife of 70 years, Uwin; five children and their spouses, Roanna and LaDue Scovill of Santaquin, Fred Kelly and Joy Van Buren of Cortez, Colo., Arthur Kay and Kathy Van Buren of Orangeville, Winnie Lippold of Salt Lake City, and Barbara and Ray Olsen of Jerome, Idaho; 23 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m., in the Orangeville LDS Chapel where friends may call one hour prior. Burial will be in the Orangeville Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
EAST CARBON/SALT LAKE - Linda Ann Taylor passed away Oct. 28, 2004 in Salt Lake City.
Linda was born July 14, 1945 in Norton, Wise County, Va., to Guy J. Webb and Anna Mae Powell.
She was the third child born in this family. The Webb family moved to Dragerton (East Carbon) in October 1951. It was in Dragerton that Linda attended elementary, jr. high and graduated from East Carbon High School. She attended the College of Eastern Utah and was presently retired from the State of Utah.
Linda is survived by brother, Bill (Connie); and three nephews, John, Daniel and Ron. Preceded in death by father; mother; and brother, James.
Burial, Price City Cemetery. Services were private.
HUNTINGTON - Charles Martin "Mart" Allred, age 68, passed away peacefully at home of natural causes.
He was born Dec. 10, 1935 in Ephraim, to Vance and Reva Livingston Allred. He married Merle Shore Aug. 8, 1963, later divorced.
Mart had many interested: riding his horse on the desert, running cattle on the mountain, downhill skiing and, most of all, spending time with his family and friends. In addition to being to being a loving father and grandfather he will be remembered as being a teacher, a coach, a cowboy and a gentleman.
He is survived by two sons and their spouses, Matt and Noelle Allred of Oregon; and Curt and Kara Allred of Cedar City; grandchildren, Madison, Abigail and Kaycie. Also survived by mother, Reva of St. George; brother, Doug; and sister, Linda Baxter. He was preceded in death by father; and sister, Nancy Hill.
Memorial services will be Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m. in the Huntington 1st LDS Ward, 115 S. 400 East. There will be no visitation prior to services.
PRICE - Tony Pestotnik, age 93, passed away Nov. 3, 2004 at Parkdale Care Center.
He was born June 25, 1911 in Winter Quarters, to Louis and Helen Pongrantz Pestotnik. Married Louise Rudolich June 12, 1938 at Salt Lake Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.
Member of the Catholic Church. Tony was a lifelong resident of Carbon County where he worked in various coal mines in the area. He was a retired member of the United Mine Workers of American Kaiser Local 9958. Member SNPJ Lodge 113. Member of the Slovenian Home in Spring Glen where he loved to polka. Tony was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, camping and his trips to Wendover.
Survived by wife, Louise Pestotnik; brother, Louis (Mary) Pestotnik; sister, Helen Etzel, all of Price; sister, Louise Kankelborg, Butte, Mont.; and nephew, Paul (Marcie) Tempfer, Price. Preceded in death by daughter, Sandy Swens.
Vigil service Saturday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Saturday one hour prior to service. Committal service, Price City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Notre Dame Church or Rocky Mountain Hospice, 60 East 100 North, Price, 84501.
ORANGEVILLE - Joseph Andrew Lott, age 43, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2004. Joe's life was taken in an automobile accident involving a drunk driver.
He was born Sept. 4, 1961 in Mt. Home, Idaho, to LaMon Andrew Lott and Norma Jean Humes. Joe grew up in Utah and Idaho and graduated from Kearns High School in 1979. Joe married his high school sweetheart, Janet Dee Roberts on Oct. 25, 1980 in Salt Lake City. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.
Joe was employed by Utah Power and Light for 21 years and on June 13, 2004 he earned his journeyman lineman card.
Joe loved his family and raised them under the faith of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served in many callings including the scouts and young men's organizations. Joe loved to go to the temple with his wife. Together Joe and Janet had three children, Farrah, Anthony and Athena. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved the outdoors and nature. He was an incredible husband, great father, very special grandfather, and a strong man. He was everyone's friend and "Uncle Joe' to many. He was always smiling and loved to make anyone laugh.
Joe is survived by wife, Janet, of Orangeville; two daughters, Farrah Smith and husband, Bradden; Athena Nieman and husband, Adam, both of Orem; and son, Elder Anthony Lott, who is currently serving a mission in Honduras. Joseph is also survived by parents, LaMon and Norma Lott, Salt Lake City; one brother, LaRonzo Lott and wife, Jolene of St. George; two sisters, Cindy Kline and husband, Jon of California; and Ruby Privett and husband Randy of Evanston, Wyo; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by niece, Amber Beth; and grandparents. He will be missed by many dear friends and especially his two little grandsons, Trekker Adam (8 months) and Matthew Bradden (5 months).
Services will be Tuesday, Nov. 9, noon, Orangevillle 3rd LDS Ward Building, 165 W. 800 North, Castle Dale, with viewing one hour prior. Interment, Orangeville City Cemetery following the services. Thank you for all the support, especially from his ward. We love you, Joe! Do not drink and drive.