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William Hayes

PRICE/Chanute, Kan. - William (Bill) B. Hayes, 71, passed away suddenly on April 17, 2006 while on vacation in Mexico.

He was born July 4, 1934 in Chanute, Kan., to Harry and Edith Hayes.

Survived by brother, Richard and sister-in-law, Sophia Hayes of Price; nephews, Harry, William, Richard; niece, Edith; great-nieces and great-nephews; and good friend, Peter C Urbanik.

He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

Private burial in Price.

Lucille Sweetring

JAMESTOWN, N.D. - Lucille M. Sweetring passed away June 27, 2006.

She was born in Jamestown, N. D., on Nov. 1, 1908 to Riley E. and B. Marie Moss. She married Ervol O. Olsen, deceased. Later married S.J. Sweetring, deceased.

Lucille is survivied by son, E. Odgers Olsen Jr. and wife, Bonny, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; two grandsons, Eirik O. Olsen and wife, Robin, of Boston, Mass.; Kai O. Olsen of Washington, D.C.; and sister, Florence M. Eldredge of Salt Lake City.

A private memorial will be conducted at a later date.

Deloy Bogdin

HELPER - Deloy Lawrence Bogdin, age 84, passed June 28, 2006 at his home.

He was born Dec. 16, 1921 in Sunnyside to George and Mary Elanor Olsen Bogdin. Married Ora Orton Aug. 4, 1944 in Lawrence; marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple on July 18, 1964.

Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he was an elder and devoted many hours helping others.

Deloy was a lifelong resident of Carbon County where he worked in various coal mine operations prior to retirement in 1979. Member of UMWA Castle Gate Coal Local 1681.

Deloy enjoyed camping, fishing, playing dolls with his great-grandchildren and spoiling his grandchildren to their every delight.

Survived by wife of 61 years, Ora Bogdin, Helper; sons, Deloy (LaNae) Bogdin, Castle Dale; Leland Bogdin, John Bogdin, both of Price; Butch (Judy) Bogdin, Craig, Colo.; Jackie (Sue) Bogdin, Helper; sisters, Millie (Ted) Granger, Salt Lake; Ila Miers, West Jordan; Ileen Fish, Helper; brother, Floyd (Pat) Mackley, Price; and 16 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; daughters, Rhonda and Arlene; granddaughter, Jackie; great-granddaughter, Kira; sisters, Betty, Leora, Vera; and brothers, Reese, George and Neldon.

Funeral service Saturday, July 1, noon, Helper LDS Stake Center. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Primary Children's Medical Center, P.O. Box 58249, Salt Lake City, UT 84158-0249.

Roy Cook

GREEN RIVER/DE SOTO, Kan. - Roy Willis "Steve" Cook, esq, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 25, 2006 in De Soto, Kan.

He was born June 3, 1914. Roy was the youngest of eight children. His adventures began when his father, Joseph Willis Cook, and mother, Josephine Florence Cook, moved from Parsons, Kan., to the Uncompaghre Valley in Colorado to farm. There, Roy learned to farm the fertile valley, and he met his future life partner, Delila.

He worked the land, and then sought his fortune selling fruit and vegetables from the valley all around the Western Slope.

After winning the hand of his beloved, their adventures took them to Green River, where Roy worked for a short time with the railroad, then became a business owner of several businesses: sand and gravel, uranium mining, building roads and bridges, owning a gas station, and building and running two state tourist attractions, Crystal Geyser, and the more famous Roadside Geyser in Woodside.

Roy and Delila eventually left Utah to develop his knowledge of gas and oil well production across Kansas.

He held several patents, and was a man of many skills and talents. Roy loved to fish, hunt, and experience the outdoors. In later life, he immensely enjoyed sharing his stories of life experiences.

Roy and his Duchess were a dynamic team in business, as well as life.

He is survived by sister, Katie Mae Sumner of Colorado; daughter, Jennie Jo Crowder of Kansas; son, Stephen Willis Cook of Utah; grandchildren, Carey Morgan Crowder of Utah; Cassandra Sue Tucker of Kansas; Dr. Blaze Willis Cook of Colorado, Dr. Tyson Willis Cook of North Carolina, and Tristan Cook of Utah. His dear friend and cousin, Genie Urquhart of Colorado, also survives. He is preceded in death by beloved wife of 64 years, Delila Alene "Duchess" Cook, who passed Dec. 6, 2002. Their remains will be laid to rest beside each other in Olathe Cemetery at a memorial service in Olathe, Colo. at 1 p.m. on July 15, 2006.

The family suggests any remembrances to The Colony Lions Club, c/o Bill Ulrich, 2540 West Virginia Rd, Colony, KS 66015 or The Colony First Responders, c/o Colony City Hall, PO Box 68, Colony, KS 66015.

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