SPRING GLEN - Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend, Katherine Andreen Olsen, age 62, passed away March 27, 2006 at her home after a courageous battle with brain cancer.
She was born Feb. 14, 1944 in Standardville to John and Mildred Monsen Andreen. Married Wayne Verl Olsen May 12, 1962 in Price.
Katherine was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She loved the outdoors, riding four-wheelers and spending time with her family at the cabin. She enjoyed camping and traveling to Yuma, Ariz. for the winter.
Katherine's warmth and smile brought great joy to those around her and she was the glue in the family that kept everyone together.
She is survived by loving husband, Wayne Olsen, Spring Glen; daughter, Trisha (Boyd) Anderson, Price; son, Mark Olsen, Helper; brother, Calvin (Barbara) Andreen, Price; brothers-in-law, Doug (Mary) Olsen, Wellington; Fred (Kathy) Olsen, Salt Lake City; sisters-in-law, Ronda Manzanares, Price; Dawn (James) Stowe, Steamboat Springs, Colo.; five grandchildren, Tasha (Joey), Cody, Tanner, Teonna, Madison; and great-grandson, Brennen. She was preceded in death by parents, one brother and two sisters.
Funeral services Friday, March 31, 1 p.m., Carbonville LDS Ward Chapel, located at the old Spring Glen LDS Ward, 4000 North 1900 West. Family will be at Mitchell's Funeral Home Thursday evening, 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church Friday one hour prior to service. Interment, Cliffview Cemetery, Price.
EAST CARBON CITY/VERNAL - Devin Scott Guymon passed away suddenly in his sleep March 21, 2006.
He was born June 29, 1966 in Granger to Theo L. and Doreen Turner Guymon. Devin married Susan Lavon Blackburn on Dec. 29, 1984 in Wellington. Devin was the love of Susan's life. They married young and survived all odds. Their marriage was later solemnized June 20, 1998 in the Vernal LDS Temple.
They have three children, Kyle, Ashley and Andrea.
His family was everything to him and he did all he could to be with them and participate in activities as a family. Softball in the summer and hunting in the fall with his dad and son was his life.
Devin was employed at the Deserado Coal Mine in Rangely, Colo., and had been since 1989. He survived two near death accidents, one in 2002 and again in 2004. Many men would have given up and taken disability. But Devin was determined to return to work and provide for his family. Many people could take a lesson from his work ethics and moral values.
Everyone whose lives he touched will miss Devin.
He is survived by wife, Susan; son, Kyle and Shamberlee Guymon; daughters, Ashley and future son-in-law, Lucas Kay; Andrea, all of Vernal; parents, Theo and Doreen Guymon of Roosevelt; father- and mother-in-law, Robert and Sue Blackburn of Vernal; brother, Donald and Carol Guymon of Roosevelt; two sisters, Michelle and Bill Hampton of Craig, Colo.; Malynda and Brian Bennett of Pleasant Grove; three brothers-in-law, Scott and Alayna Blackburn of Vernal; Rodney and Renee Blackburn of Lapoint; Ryan and Jahn Blackburn of Jensen; sister-in-law, Shawna Blackburn of Las Vegas, Nev.; many aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces; a great-niece; and great-nephew.
Funeral services were Saturday, March 25, at the Davis 1st LDS Ward Chapel. Burial as at the Vernal Memorial Park under the direction of Thomson-Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.
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