SPRING GLEN - Anna Marolt Tolich, age 98, passed away peacefully June 13, 2006 in Price. She was born Oct. 6, 1907 in Sodrazica, Austria, to Michael and Maria Marolt. Married John Tolich in Sunnyside in 1924. John passed away in 1951.
Anna was the youngest of 11 siblings. She came with some of her family to Sunnyside at the age of five.
Raising her family was the most important part of Anna's life.
She was an active member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church and was a member of the Altar Society for many years. She was a member of the Slovenian and Creation Fraternal Union as well as an officer.
Her love for music began at an early age. At the age of 15, Anna became a member of the Tomburitiza Orchestra in Sunnyside. Through the years she participated in her church choir, Senior Citizen Kitchen Bank and the CEU Community Choir.
Anna was able to return to her home town of Sodrazica on two different occasions and because of her ability to speak both languages of Slovenian and Croatian she was a translator for the 1989 International Special Olympics games in Reno, Nev. Anna's formal education was the sixth grade but her desire to further her education enabled her to receive her GED at the age of 62.
Her love of people was utilized in her jobs with Community Action Program and Ann Self School.
Anna is survived by children, Elinor (Ed) Evatz, Stana (Pete) Stefani, both of Reno, Nev.; Vink (JoAnn) Tolich, Spring Glen; Delores (Frank) Ularich, Phoenix, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, husband, infant daughter and siblings.
Funeral Mass Friday, June 16, 10 a.m., at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Helper. Vigil service Friday, 9:30 a.m., at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Committal service, Price City cemtery. Friends are welcome at Mitchell's, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Parkdale Care Center, (Anna Tolich Education Fund), 250 East 600 North, Price, Utah.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Parkdale Care Center and Rocky Mountain Hospice.
"Lako No and Zbogom"
HELPER - Ellen "Miss Ellie" (Foster) Lamoreaux, passed away June 12, 2006 in Price.
Ellen was born Oct. 16, 1934 in Ellsworth, Kans., to Elmer and Mary (Gregory) Inlay. She married Frank Owens, later divorced. Married Layton Foster, later divorced.
She was the owner and "Boss" of the Helper Club.
She is survived by children, Russell Owens, Dennis (Theresa) Owens, Layton (Janiece) Foster, Elton Foster, Sherrie (Stan) Coleman and Toni (Larry) Balak; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Also survived by two brothers, Floyd and Stanley; and four sisters, Dolores, Irene, Kaye and Judy. Preceded in death by husband, Elmer Lamoreaux; and sister, Leona.
Graveside services will be Friday, June 16, noon, at Mountain View Cemetery in Helper. Friends are invited to call at Fausett Mortuary from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for a viewing prior to the services.
EMERY - Alten Jensen, 93, passed away on June 14 in Ferron.
Services will be Saturday, June 17, 1 p.m., at the Emery LDS chapel. Friends are invited to call two hours prior to services at the chapel. Interment, Emery city cemetery, under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
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