PRICE - Anna Lucile Davis Hutchens, age 78, passed away March 7, 2006 at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City after a long struggle with a respiratory illness.
She was born Dec. 15, 1927 in Helper to Clarence Leland and Fern Comfort Jones Davis. Married Dave Syme Robertson Dec. 7, 1944 in Helper, of which three children were born of the union. They later divorced in 1951. She married Lester Virgil Hutchens June 9, 1979 in Price and they spent the last 27 years together in Price.
Family was the key to Lucile's life and she enjoyed visiting with them every chance she got. She loved the outdoors, hiking and picknicking.
She was an avid reader, who enjoyed a good mystery and spending hours working on crossword puzzles.
Lucile was a well-known visitor at the nursing homes in Price and she will be dearly missed by all.
Survived by husband, Lester V. Hutchens; three children and their spouses, David Ronald and Nancy Robertson, Donald and Cindy Robertson, Janice and Jim Randolph; and sister, Margaret Huff. Lucile is also survived by seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and many longtime friends. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Leland and Glen Davis; sister, Margie Wieberg; and dear sister-in-law, Betty Davis.
Funeral service Saturday, March 11, 2 p.m., at Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Friday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. and Saturday one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.
MOAB - Michael L. Gorman of Moab, beloved husband, dad, pa and friend, was tragically taken away in an automobile accident on March 4, 2006.
Mike was born June 12, 1940 to Frank and Maria (Bonte) Gorman in Evanston, Wyo. During college he met and married Patricia Ann Neumeier in August 1961.
He graduated from Evanston High School in 1958 where he was student body president. He went to the University of Wyoming where he completed his pharmacy degree in 1964.
Mike and Pat moved to Moab in 1965 where he went to work for Riley Drug. In April of 1970 they purchased Riley Drug and changed the name to Family Drug. The Gorman's have owned and operated Family Drug for 35 years with the motto "where courtesy is contagious," and have found it to be an honor and privilege to serve the Moab community.
Mike was a devout Catholic all of his life and served several terms on the Parish Council, was a Eucharistic minister, and was enrolled in the new Deaconate program at the time of his passing.
Mike was devoted to his family, profession and customers. Mike was never considered just a pharmacist but also a friend. His good nature and loving smile were infectious to those who knew him.
He is survived by wife, Pat; three children, Trish (Dennis) Mogensen of Moab; Dr. Mike (Tasha) Gorman of Grand Junction, Colo.; Dr. Greg J. Gorman (K.C.) of Grand Junction, Colo.; four granddaughters, Brittany "AY" Hawkins and Kimmy Mogensen of Moab; and twins Madison and Mackenzie Gorman of Grand Junction, Colo.
A vigil in his honor was Wednesday, March 8, with funeral service to be Thursday, March 9, 10 a.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Moab. A graveside service will be at Sunset Memorial Cemetery following the funeral. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to St. Pius X Catholic Church in Moab, or the Christmas Box House.
It was a tragic loss but we are left with his shining example of life. Well done, good and faithful servant.