ELMO - Cora Larie (Oliver) Johansen, 76 of Elmo, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2006, in Price.
She was born Oct. 11, 1929 in Elmo, the daughter of Grant and Cora (Tucker) Oliver.
She was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sept. 18, 1938. She married Charles Merwin Johansen on May 33, 1946 in Elmo.
She is survived by children, Carol (Steve) Hoke, Wilma (Richard) Snow, Kerwin (Cathy) Johansen, Larry (Celeste) Johansen, Peggy Johansen and Peter (Marie) Johansen. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband; son, Lee Grant Johansen; and parents.
Graveside services were July 10 at the Elmo City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
PRICE - Joyce Snow Jensen, devoted wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 7, 2005, in Price after a long illness.
She was born Sept. 17, 1935 in Rolapp to Clinton Neils and Mae Elizabeth Averett Snow. She graduated from Carbon High and attended Carbon College, where she met her sweetheart, Ted. J. Jensen. They were married in the Manti LDS Temple on April 15, 1954.
Joyce was a faithful member of the LDS Church, serving as a Primary teacher, secretary to the stake Primary and also to the stake presidency. For the past 10 years, she served as scribe for her husband the patriarch, typing more than 400 patriarchal blessings.
Her whole life was her family. She was mother of five children, 19 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She is survived by faithful loving husband, Ted; children and their spouses, Doug and Patricia Jensen of Beaverton, Ore.; Carol and Errol Holt of Price; Steve and MaryAnn Jensen of West Jordan; Judy and David Taylor of Rexburg, Idaho; and Nancy and Daniel Park of Alamo, Nev. Also survived by brothers and sisters, Richard Snow, Kay Snow, LaMar and Carol Snow, Frank and Kathy Snow, Betty and Irvin Olson, Delbert and Billie Jean Hansen and Verline Black. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Basil Snow; and sister, Rita Miller.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 11, 11 a.m., in the Price 5th Ward LDS Chapel. Friends may call one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial, Orangeville Cemetery.
Heather Joy Fry
Heather, beloved mother to many, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, July 3, 2005.
Her loving and kind deeds will truly be the legacy that she leaves her four fine boys.
Graveside services were July 8 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
SUNNYSIDE/OREM - Rose M. Passarella, our caring and loving wife, mother, grandma and great-grandmother, died July 9, 2006 in Orem at the age of 91.
She was born Nov. 10, 1914 in Sunnyside to "Tony" Pinarelli and Marie Pinarelli. Married to her husband, Frank, for 62 years.
Rose loved her family, had a compassionate heart and did many special things that kept the family together.
She was a devoted Catholic who lived a life that many dream of.
She is survived by daughter, Mary Closs of Orem; grandchildren, Terry and Chad; six great-grandchildren; three siblings; one brother-in-law and two sisters-in-laws.
Interment, Timpanogos Memorial Gardens.
PROVO - On July 5, 2006, Betty Lou Thomas Glade quietly slipped away from people and a planet she loved very much. She succumbed to the rare drug reaction, TEN.
Betty was born to Leland Stanford Thomas and Mary Ann Donaldson on Jan. 4, 1924 in Scofield, Carbon County. She, her brothers and sister grew up on their parents' ranch, where they were surrounded by nature's breathtaking beauty and all the animals children could ever dream of owning. Under Scofield skies, young Betty came to a firm knowledge that God knew and loved her. This certainty guided her throughout her life.
She attended school in Scofield. When Betty was 14, she and her cousin, Margie Whalen, went to Horace Mann Junior High in Salt Lake City, where the two lived with Margie's older sister, Lavada, and discovered life in the big city. Betty declined an opportunity to have a full circle scholarship to an eastern music conservatory to become a concert pianist because she wanted to be a wife and mother and believed that the goals were incompatible.
After graduating from Carbon High in Price, Betty worked to earn money for a mission. Sister Thomas served faithfully in the North Central States LDS mission, where she met Elder Kenneth Preston Glade, whom she married in the Salt Lake LDS Temple on June 10, 1949. They are the parents of five children.
Together, Betty and Preston made homes in Randolph, Downey and Arimo, Idaho; Salt Lake City, Logan, Brigham City and Provo while Preston taught for the LDS Church.
Betty was the rarest of homemakers; she could usually be found at home. She was never actually seen in a cape, leotard, and tights, but she always managed to fly to her family's rescue. We don't know how. Betty considered very seriously the sacred callings of wife and mother. Any extra attention her children paid to Betty during her illness was merely a reflection of our parents' example.
She served in the LDS church in many and various callings including seminary teacher at Intermountain Indian School, stake MIA music, teacher in Sunday school, relief society, and primary organizations, stake primary president, and faithful visiting teacher. Betty polished her testimony daily through prayer and scripture study. Its glow revealed a path that allowed her to moved forward confidently when dark days and threatened nights confronted her.
In December 2004 after a tragic incident during a hospitalization, Betty decided that she wanted to continue living even though her mortal existence could never be as it had once been. She recognized that compromised mobility, frustration and pain would inevitably occur, but she wanted very much to endure to the end gracefully. Her family's lives will be forever blessed by her example.
The family gratefully recognizes the initial lifesaving efforts of four physicians: Nathan C. Dean, Mark K. Goddard, Robert S. Price and George E. Thomsen. The family also wishes to express heartfelt appreciation to the following individuals and facilities that worked so hard to provide our mother with the best possible quality of life according to her wishes; their diligence and hard work were only exceeded by her own. Included are Dr. Bryce Dee Allred, Dr. Ina Amber, Enrique Andarcia, Jennifer Bangs, Dr. David J. Breding, Lincoln Church, Cottonwood Hospital, Linda Cox, Dr. Alan Davis, Kierstin Sandberg Eliason, Liane Emmett, Regan Fails, Vanessa Feinauer, Jeremy Gaylord, Dr. Arasu Gopinath, Steve Hague, Natalie Harr, Joey Henderson, Dr. Richard T. Jackson, LDS Hospital, LDS Hospital Outpatient Wound Care, David Lloyd, Rob Marshall, Dr. Russell P. Maxwell, Dr. Melinda J. McAnulty, Marie Miyatake, Jeff Neuenschwander, Liz Oates, Orchard Cove, Quinney Rehabilitation, Jay Parker, Dr. Richard Parry, Rachel Patrick, Dr. Marta J. Petersen, Promise Specialty Hospital East, Erik Reid, Salt Lake Regional Medical Center, Ted Sexton, Dr. Russell Shields, Maria Shupe, South Davis Community Hospital, Dr. Warren R. Stack, Dr. James P. Stinson, Dr. Wanda Updike, Suzette Weaver, Melanie Wright, and the many aides and staff that assisted.
She is survived by children, Carol Sue Broadbent, Kenneth P. Glade, LeeAnn Glade, Velma Lisa Leftwich (Craig), and James George Glade (Lisa). Betty leaves 17 adoring grandchildren and four loving great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers-in-law, George B. Glade (Marie) and Royden J. Glade (Rebecca); sisters-in-law, Helen G. Fenton (Dale), Katherine G. Rice Goates (Don) and Barbara G. Palmer (Richard). Betty was predeceased by her husband, parents, brothers, Leland Jack Thomas, Joseph Earl Thomas and William Thomas; sister, Josephine Thomas North; and brother-in-law, John Rice.
Viewings will be Friday, July 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Berg Mortuary, 185 E. Center Street, Provo, and Saturday, July 15, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the Edgemont South LDS Stake Center, 2900 N. Canyon Road, Provo. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment, Provo City Cemetery.
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