HELPER - Glen LeRoy James, age 84, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle, passed away Nov. 15, 2004 following seven and one-half years of dialysis.
He was born June 25, 1920 in Helper to Frank James Sr. and Elizabeth Leona Seeley. Married Leah Phyllis Nielsen Oct. 25, 1947 in Spring Canyon and their marriage was later sealed in the Manti LDS Temple. Recently, they celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary.
He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He proudly served his country in World War II European Theater in the 725 Railway Operating Battalion Company C.
He was especially proud of his grandsons in uniform.
Glen retired from Denver & Rio Grande Railroad after 43 years of dedicated services.
Survived by loving and devoted wife, Leah James, Helper; six daughters, Cathy (Randy) Lamph, Helper; Peggy (Garn) Pollock, Bountiful; Paula (David) Mortensen, Provo; Jamie (Scott) Preston, Spring Glen; Lisa (Jan) Wilde, Price; Glena (Ralph) Vose, Helper; brother, Earl James; sister, Rhea Parry, both of Helper; sister, Donna Chiaretta, Price; 19 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one adopted grandson. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Frank Jr. and Donald; and great-grandson, Baily Mortensen.
Funeral service Friday, Nov. 19, noon, Helper LDS Stake Center, located at 150 Ridgeway,. Family will be at the stake center Friday at 10:30 a.m. Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home daily. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the Castleview Dialysis Unit for their loving and expert care, and Utah Valley Hospital CCU Unit for their special care of Dad and us.
PRICE - Our wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Nancy Wilson, passed away Nov. 11, 2004 after a short battle with cancer.
She was born April 5, 1938 to Randolph and May Ruth Butts in Eagle Creek, Ore. She married Earl Lewis Wilson in Carson City, Nev., on Jan. 8, 1962.
She resided in California and Oregon, where they ran a number of restaurant type businesses.
They moved to the Price area in 1979, where they operated the Metro Service Station for a number of years. They resided in Wellington until 1991, when she moved to Price.
She was one who had her hobbies, one being Wendover and another collecting plates for places where she had traveled.
She liked quilting, embroidering and the outdoors.
She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by husband; two sons, Harry (Carrie) Wilson and Charley (Kris) Wilson; five very special grandchildren, Colt Wilson, Preston Dees, Alexus Wilson, Zachory Wilson and Wyatt Wilson; stepsons, Ben Wilson, Curtis Wilson; brothers, Keith Butts, Norman Butts and David Butts; half brothers and sisters, Mary Moyer, Jeanie Gonzales, Don Adams, Georgia Jennings, Johnny Adams, Steven Butts, Gloria Brooks, Issac Butts, Audrey Ribble and JR Butts; many nieces and nephews; and close friends, Cora Wright and Sue Critchlow. She is preceded in death by parents, 11 brothers and sisters, and a number of friends and family members.
Graveside service, Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Wellington City Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, a fund has been set up at Far West Bank.
PRICE - Edward Charles Badda, age 71, passed away Nov. 17, 2004 at home while surrounded by his loving family from natural causes.
He was born Aug. 20, 1933 in Everett, Wash., to Charles Edward and Lavon Crans Badda. Married Marty McCollum, later divorced. Married Gaye Dunn for 25 years; she passed away in 1996. He then married Syrena Styff in 1998.
Edward worked as a boiler maker and construction worker for the power plants. He was a member of the Salt Lake Boiler Maker Union.
Served in the Merchant Marines and was a member of the Elks Club in Washington state.
He loved to dance, bowling and fishing with his family. He had a fascination for prospecting gold and flying airplanes, and later became a small engine pilot.
Survived by wife, Syrena, Price; children, Cherisse (Brian) Thomas, California; Mark Anvik, Oregon; Carl Anvik, Helper; Ralph (Susan) Anvik, Wellington; Trent (Janna) Badda, Ogden; grandchildren, Nico, Lindsey, Nic, Wade, Andrew and Elizabeth; and brother, Richard Badda. Preceded in death by parents; loving wife, Gaye Dunn Badda; and sisters, Doris and Catherine.
Funeral service Saturday, Nov. 20, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Rick, Melissa and the staff of Rocky Mountain Hospice; John and Nancy at Praxair; Bobby Etzel and the staff of Mitchell Funeral Home.