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Nan Baker

PRICE - Nanette Hall Baker, age 51, passed away peacefully Feb. 4, 2005.

She was born Oct. 14, 1953 in Price to Chester Lee and LeDonna Atwood Hall. Married Joe C. Baker April 29, 1979 in Price.

Nan was a resident of Carbon County and a longtime employee of Price Swift Stop 'N Shop.

She served as the Carbon High colorguard leader from 1990-1992 and was also the director of Miss Carbon County Pageant in 1992.

Nan was awarded the Carbon County Community Service Award in 1996 for her distinguished community involvement.

She will be dearly missed by her family and countless friends.

Survived by husband, Joe Baker, Price; daughter, Amber (Eric) Cossins; grandchildren, Austin Ira, Breeana LeDawn and Mitchel Wayne Cossins, all of Helper; parents, Chester L. (LeDonna) Hall, Price; brothers and sisters, Robert L. Hall M.D., Poplar Bluff, Mo.; Lynn (Vicki) Hall, Flagstaff, Ariz.; Susan L. Hall, West Jordan; Don (Allyne) Hall, Sunset; Gary (Elise) Hall, Wellington; Tawnya (Cory) Kulow, Price; Doug (Stephanie) Hall, Price; 32 nieces and nephews; special friends, Melanie McMillan, West Jordan; Amber, Garth and Katlin Edwards, Huntington; Tracy, Travis, Tiffany and Tennysen Coon, all of New Jersey; mother-on-law, Francis Baker; sister-in-law, Kelly (Steve) Dahlin; and brother-in-law, James (Barbara) Baker, all of Kingman, Ariz.

Funeral service Tuesday, Feb. 8, 11 a.m., Price LDS 6th Ward. Family will be at church Tuesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Cliffview Cemetery, Price.

Deon Dolinski

HELPER/LOGAN - Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend, Deon Thomas Dolinski, age 67, passed away Feb. 6, 2005 in Price.

She was born Feb. 6, 1938 in Rigby, Idaho, to Hannah Mae Thomas and Clarence Smith. When Deon was 6 years old, her mother passed away and she was raised by other family members until she came to live in a foster home with Vernon and LaVon Fredrickson of Avon. They raised her along with their children and loved her as their own.

Deon graduated from South Cache High School in 1956 and later met and married Jerry Dolinski on Mary 18, 1962 in Smithfield.

She was a resident of Carbon County for 39 years, where they raised four children.

She worked for JCPenney, where she met and made many friends over the years. She helped support her husband in their apartment rental business.

Member of the LDS Church, where she held several callings.

She loved spending time with her family, especially on holidays and birthdays. She loved reading novels, watching her John Wayne movies, crocheting, making quilts, playing cards with friends, and going to Wendover.

Deon was a very kind, loving, caring, and giving person who touched everyone's life she met. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Survived by loving husband, Jerry Dolinski, Helper; son, Randy (Tina) Dolinski, Helper; daughters, Deborah (David) Pilling, Price; Sherri Thorsen, Price; Dawna (Lou) Nickel, Baltimore, Ohio; and brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews in Logan; special friends, Ranate Nickel, Salt Lake City; 13 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and many close friends she leaves behind. Preceded in death by parents; in-laws, Steven and Jean Dolinski; foster parents, Vernon and LaVon Fredrickson; cousin, Beth Pebley; friend, Veda Madrigal; son-in-law, Rocky Thorsen; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral service Thursday, Feb. 10. 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to service. Graveside service, Friday, Feb. 11, 12:30 p.m., Avon Cemetery, Avon.

Rose Crandall

HELPER - Rose Zele Crandall, age 84, passed away Feb. 3, 2005 in Price while surround by her loving family.

Born Oct. 7, 1920 in Mohrland to Frank and Rosa Nevlan Zele. Married Dallas Crandall Jan. 25, 1941 in Helper.

Member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, where she was a loyal supporter of the Knights of Columbus and other church activities. Member of SNPJ Lodge 113 and the Slovenian Home in Spring Glen.

Rose enjoyed crocheting, cooking, gardening and watching her favorite TV soaps.

Survived by loving husband, Dallas Crandall; three daughters, Rose Marie (Charles) Hinton; Betty Pope; Pat (Dane) Larsen; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; five brothers, Frank, Tony, John, Stanley, Bill; and sister, Julie.

Funeral Mass Tuesday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church. Vigil service Monday evening, 7 p.m., at the church in Helper. Family will be at the church Tuesday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Price City Cemetery.

Margaret Martinez

EAST CARBON - Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, niece, godmother and friend, Margaret Mary Martinez, age 79, died Feb. 3, 2005.

She was born Aug. 11, 1925 In Ignacio, Colo., to Luis and Carlota Gallegos Martinez. Married Joe C. Martinez Jan. 27, 1945 in Dragerton.

Mom's love of God and country was inspirational.

She was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Women Society and received Woman of the Year in 1993. Member of the East Carbon Senior Citizens and dedicated volunteer for RSVP.

Margaret enjoyed nature, Bingo, her Wendover trips and riding around in her old blue truck.

But most of all, Mom loved her family. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Survived by three daughters, Gloria (Jun) Sasaki, San Jose, Calif.; Corrina (Eddie) Doporto, Sunnyside; Sandra (Khalid) Sheikh, Price; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; four sisters and three brothers, Elvira (Jesus) Martinez, Salida, Colo.; Teresa (Pete) Chacon, Denver, Colo.; Clorinda (Ray) Wagner, Beaumont, Calif.; Carmen Walker, Pasco, Wash.; Fred (Rose Mary) Muniz, Riverside, Calif.; Ray (Dolors) Muniz, Payson; and Lee (Alice) Muniz, Salt Lake City. Preceded in death by parents; son, Kenneth and brother, Gilbert.

Memorial Mass Thursday, Feb. 10, noon, Good Shepherd Catholic Church, East Carbon. Family will be at the church Thursday one hour prior to service. Committal service, Valley View Cemetery, Sunnyside.

Pace Boyack

HELPER - Franklin Pace Boyack Jr., age 68, passed away Feb. 6, 2005 at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.

He was born March 7, 1936 in Provo to Franklin Pace Boyack Sr. and Elda Ames. Married Jean Sunter Feb. 23, 1962 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Pace was a longtime resident of Carbon County, where he worked for over 30 years with the railroad.

He enjoyed camping, collecting canteens and railroad memorabilia.

Pace loved animals and was the caretaker for all the cats in the neighborhood.

He was very interested in history and served in the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed building, remodeling and he excelled at carpentry.

Pace loved spending time with his family and will be dearly missed by all.

Survived by wife, Jean, Helper; son, Tom and Johnna Boyack, Helper; daughter, Wendy and Colin Morf, Hillsborough, California; granddaughters, Ashley and Rachel Boyack, both of Helper; two brothers and three sisters, Earl and Francis Standley, Campbell, Calif.; Jackie Stone, Huntington; Pricilia and John Westenskow, Price; Joan and John Piercy, Price; and Pat and Mary Boyack, Helper. Preceded in death by parents; and three brothers, Monte and Lester Standley and Jim Boyack.

Funeral service Thursday, Feb. 10, 2 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Wednesday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cementery, Helper.

Ann Tays

HELPER/AUBURN, Calif. - Ann Wilcox Armstrong Tays, age 102, died Jan. 27, 2005 in Auburn, Calif.

She was born Sept. 29, 1902 in Castle Dale, the daughter of James Henry and Harriet Ann Day Wilcox. Married Frank Armstrong in 1928. He preceded her in death in 1965. Married Havelock E. Tays in 1967. Havelock was work director in the Kenilworth Ward for many years. Havelock died in 1994.

Survived by son, Jack W. Armstrong and his wife, Nadine; son-in-law, Jim Domire; grandchildren, Mark Armstrong, Vickie Van Hook, Carrie Beck, Rollin and Douglas Domire; great-grandchildren, Alec and Christopher Armstrong, Jimmie Stewart, Deanna, Jamie and Dallas Domire. Preceded in death by parents; two sisters; seven brothers. Her daughter, Frances Ann Domire, preceded her in death in 2000.

Funeral service Saturday, Feb. 12, noon, Mitchell Funeral Home, Price. Family will be at Mitchell's Saturday one hour prior to services. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests anyone wishing to make a donation send it to the LDS Church, Tsunami Relief Fund, Helper Ward, 150 Ridgeway, Helper, Utah 84526.

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