PRICE - Edna E. Norton, age 88, passed away May 14, 2002 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born Nov. 26, 1913 in Victor to Howard S. and May Woolsey Noyes. Edna married Melvin L. Norton June 17, 1933 in Wellington, later solemnized in the Jordon River LDS Temple on their 50th wedding anniversary.
Her love and profession was being a loving wife, mother and grandmother and caring for her beautiful yard, where weeds feared to tread. With her family, she spent countless hours camping, hunting and rockhounding, all the while laughing and telling old stories.
As an active member of the LDS Church, she loved Relief Society and she and her husband attended the LDS temple and enjoyed missionary work.
For nearly four years, she worked as a Pink Lady, sharing her time and love to those in need.
Her life of caring, humor and service will be deeply missed by her family and the many friends she leaves behind.
Edna is survived by her children, Ted (Donna) Norton, Fairview; Bob (Carol) Norton, Salt Lake City; Dale (Ardiene) Norton, Wellington; Carolyn Brady, Price; 15 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by brothers Jim, Ben and Lloyd Noyes, all of Price. Preceded in death by husband; grandson, Alan Brady; granddaughter, Ximena Norton; great-granddaughter, Shantell Spring Tweddell; brothers, Walt, Fred and Sylvester; and sisters, Ada and Nelda.
Funeral services will be Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m., at the Price 6th Ward LDS Chapel, located at 500 South and 300 West. Friends may call Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Price and one hour prior to services at the church. Burial, Wellington Cemetery.
PRICE - Our beloved Darlene Ellen Coleman, age 67, passed away May 12, 2002 at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family following a brave battle with cancer.
She was born June 30, 1934 in Price to Clarence and Nellie Prettyman Smith. She married Dan Coleman April 6, 1953 in Elko, Nev.
She had been a very hard worker all her life, working as a devoted homemaker and a custodian at several places throughout her life. She enjoyed playing the guitar, fishing, crossword puzzles, but her greatest love was being with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Dan Coleman, Price; children, Danny G. (Tracie) Coleman, Kathy Coleman, Sharon (Hubert) Wilson, all of Price; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, with one more almost to arrive; brother, Don Smith, Price; and sister, Carol (Bill) Leverton, Cleveland. She was preceded in death by parents; seven brothers and sisters; and daughter, Eileen Coleman.
At her request, a graveside service was conducted at the Cliffview Cemetery in Price on Wednesday, May 15. Interment followed under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 941 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84106.
PRICE/SALT LAKE - Irene White Frandsen, age 85, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away May 14, 2002 in Helper.
She was born Feb. 28, 1917 in Cleveland to George Perry and Elizabeth Richards White. Irene married Glen F. Frandsen March 30, 1937 in Price, later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.
As a member of the Price 1st LDS Ward, which she helped to build, she taught Primary for over 25 years and was a visiting teacher for nearly 40 years.
Her life's work and profession was to be a mother and homemaker.
In addition to her many homemaking skills, she excelled at quilting, donating countless quilts to those in need.
She was a resident of Carbon County for over 60 years, after which she resided in Salt Lake City, making many friends there as well.
She was dearly loved and will be deeply missed by her family and countless friends she leaves behind.
Irene is survived by children, Phyllis and Jay Sillitoe, Helper; Stanley and Linda Frandsen, Woodruff; Marlene and Pierre Carlson, Salt Lake; Jolene and Robert Owens, West Valley City; Ted and Janet Frandsen, Salt Lake; daughter-in-law, Carole Frandsen, Boise, Idaho; 17 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Also survived by brothers, Joseph White, Thomas White and Ray White; and one sister, Beth. She was preceded in death by husband; son, Kent; sister, Lillian Bond; brother, George White; brother-in-law, Lawrence Johnson; and long time friend, Dora Dean Mathis.
Funeral services will be Monday, May 20, 11 a.m., at the Price 1st LDS Ward, located on 100 South and 500 East, where friends may call one hour prior to services. Fausett Mortuary will be open Sunday from 3 to 9 p.m. for those who wish to sign the register. Burial, Price City Cemetery.
SUNNYSIDE/LANDER, Wyo. - Mary M. Hirdman, age 84, passed away May 13, 2002 in Gillette, Wyo.
Mary was born Sept. 2, 1917 in Sunnyside to Pietro Colombo and Eda Agostinetti. She married Claude Hirdman in 1944.
She is survived by one son; a daughter-in-law; two grandchildren; one sister, Rose Zupon, Price; and two other grandchildren of California.
Funeral services will be Friday, May 17, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Lander, Wyo.