PRICE - George William Manson Jr., 68, ended peacefully his courageous battle with lung cancer Sept. 21, 2005.
Born Sept. 13, 1937 at Crane Maternity Home in Provo, to George "Jud" William Manson Sr. and Wilma Virginia Crane.
Childhood summers with beloved Crane cousins spawned his love of hard-working ranchers of Circleville and Antimony where many good times were spent chasing cows, elk and trout.
George attended Wasatch Academy and graduated from Moab High School, studied chemistry at University of Utah and College of Southern Utah where he won the heart of his wife, Charnelle McAllister.
George's mining career spanned nearly four decades, working uranium, coal, and various other ores in six states performing roles as technician, mechanic, electrician, papers fireboss and faceboss, sales, service and rock bit design.
As a young man using his talents as a skilled mechanic and driver, he built a successful business running a fleet of diesel trucks supplying several uranium mines.
Retirement in Santa Clara had been a delight, with many hours spent in his "Putter Palace."
Throughout his life he was well known for his mechanical inventiveness, meticulous maintenance, repairs and skilled hand with tools.
He enjoyed his life long passions for the outdoors hiking, camping, four-wheeling, boating and fishing.
Survived by son, Andrew (Azita) Manson, Mountain View, Calif.; daughters, Natalie (Dave) Richardson, Papillion, Neb.; Kristan (Tom) Potter, Huntington; nine grandchildren; devoted cousin, Ruth Pace; and cherished friends and neighbors in Price, Antimony and Santa Clara. He was preceded in death by parents and wife.
Deepest heartfelt thanks to his dedicated skilled medical team who creatively challenged his lung disease and championed Dad's unrelenting determination to combat cancer. Bless you Dr. Greg Watson, Dr. Jane Manalo, and the most amazingly compassionate woman to grace a stethoscope, Dr. Terri Hoffman.
Funeral services were Saturday, Sept. 24, 2 p.m. at the Berg Mortuary Drawing Room Chapel, 185 E. Center Street, Provo. Interment, East Lawn Memorial Hills. Condolences may be left at www.BergMortuary.com.
PRICE - Our loving wife and mother, Angelina Fata Shield, 76, of Price, passed away on Monday, Sept. 26, 2005.
She was born in Helper on March 4, 1929 to the late Eugene Fata and Rose Bianco Stockton. She married her sweetheart William Shield Jr. on Sept. 21, 1946 and they recently celebrated their 59th anniversary.
She was a life-long resident of Carbon County. She is a member of the Notre Dame Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She will always be remembered for kindness and giving spirit and her devotion to God, her husband and family.
Angie is survived by her loving and caring husband, Bill of Price; daughters, Kathy Strong (Don Ice) of Carbondale, Colo.; Char Roper (Lee Wilderbuer), of Price; Billene Henrie (Jim) of Price; six grandchildren, Kim Jensen (Calvin) of Highland, Cori Feist (Ken) of Oregon, Jadee Strong (Justin) of Colorado, Kelli Shaw (Colby) of Kenilworth, Terrance and Chantyl Henrie of Price, and three great-grandsons; brother, Doug Stockton (Cathy) of Salt Lake City; and sisters, Carmella O'Brien of Salt Lake City, Lorina Mower (Jack) of Salt Lake City; Marie Giovino of Delaware; and Dorothy Bollinger (Larry) of Nevada. Preceded in death by sister, Mrs. Richard (Georgia) Burrola.
Funeral Mass Thursday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church, Price. Vigil service, 9:30 a.m. prior to Mass at the church. Family will be at the church Thursday one hour prior to services. Friends may call Mitchell Funeral Home, Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Committal service, Price City Cemetery, Price.
FERRON - Joanna Mary Fuenfgeld Anderson Clawson, 78 years old, passed away Sept. 18, 2005.
She was born Dec. 14, 1926 in Redlands, Calif., to Joseph and Anna (Stiens) Fuenfgeld. Married Jack Anderson (divorced), married Lowell Clawson (died.)
Joanna sold Fuller Brush, Avon and Watkins products for many years in Utah and California. She enjoyed traveling, camping, working in her yard, crossword puzzles and reading.
She was a member of the American Legion, Emery County Museum volunteers, Habitat for Humanity, Emery County Historical Society and Mission San Rafael Catholic Church.
Survived by daughters, Nancy (Bill) Sherman, Huntington Beach, Calif.; Daria (Joe) Trenery, Ferron; Tama (Richard) Mays, Redlands, Calif.; Janel (Mike) Madrigal, Rifle, Colo.; son Walter, (Karin) Anderson, San Jose, Calif.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Sheila Wenning, Cincinnati, Ohio; Anna Lander, Fairfield, Ohio; and Mary Boggs, Redlands, Calif. Preceded in death by daughter, Joli (John) Willis; and brother, David Fuenfgeld.
As per Joanna's request no memorial services will be held and her body was donated to the University of Utah.
PRICE - Matthew Murray Painter, our beloved son, brother, uncle and friend passed away Sept. 22, 2005.
Matt was born Sept. 18, 1972 in Cedar City, to Kathryn Lynn Murray and William Richard Painter.
Matt is survived by mother, Kathryn Murray; father, Bill Painter; sisters, Kathryn (Jonathan) Stathis, Sarah (Daniel) Bryant, and Callie Painter; grandmother, Loie Jean Murray; four nieces and three nephews and many devoted and loving friends.
Our Superman Has Passed
The one who cheered us on.
The one who scared our socks off.
The one who always helped us be strong.
The one who couldn't pass a stranger in need.
The one who gave you an adventure
Every time you were with him.
The one who could fix anything.
The one who was loved by everyone he met
Because they knew he loved them.
The one we want to be like.
The one whose heart broke because he
Gave it all away.
The one we can't wait to be with again
So we can go on another adventure.
Matt, We love you.
Friends celebrates Matt's life at a viewing on Sunday. at Fausett Mortuary.
Graveside services were conducted at the Cedar City Cemetery that afternoon.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the College of Eastern Utah Sun Center "Matthew Murray Painter Scholarship Fund", 451 East 400 No., Price, UT 84501.
EAST CARBON CITY - Sophronia Elizabeth (Fronie) Jordan, age 97, passed away Sept. 22, 2005.
She was born Aug. 20, 1908 in Rich Fountain, Mo., to August and Anna Schaefer Billet. Married Coran Fred Jordan Sept. 13, 1924 in Jefferson City, Mo. He passed away June 24, 1993.
She moved to East Carbon seven years ago from McMinville, Ore.
Fronie enjoyed painting china. She will be dearly missd by her family.
She is survived by son, John (Sharon) Jordan, East Carbon; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Coran; and son Armond (Dick) Jordan.