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D'Artagnan Martinez

CARBONVILLE - On May 22, 2002, our Lord blessed us with a little angel, D'Artagnan Braden Martinez and in the early morning hours of June 7, 2002 he called our angel home.

D'Artagnan Braden Martinez was born in Price to Billy Martinez Jr. and Catherine Bernstein.

He is survived by his mother and father; sister, Kambrie Joy Franz Martinez; grandparents, Bill and Susan Martinez, all of Carbonville; Brad Bernstein, Las Vegas, Nev.; Lori Bernstein, Carbonville; great-grandparents, John and Theda Rose Cole, Carbonville; Leon and Sue Pilling, Wellington; Franciso Martinez, Salt Lake City; Dale and Margaret Christensen, Price; Sharon Bernstein, Las Vegas; aunts and uncles, Melissa and Mark Hultgren, Salt Lake City; Haley and Daniel Martinez, Carbonville; Sara Bernstein, Carbonville; Korie K. Frantz, Carbonville; and cousin, Kyle Hultgren. Preceded in death by great-grandmother, Rosalie Martinez; great-grandfather, Herb Bernstein; great-aunts, Catherine and Denise.

Funeral service Monday, June 10, Mitchell Funeral Home. Interment, Price City cemetery.

Ruth Hallock

PRICE - Ruth Mable Alice Hallock, 67, passed away June 6, 2002.

Born May 29, 1935 in Price to Ben L. and Juanita Petitti Naillon. Married Joe Hallock, later divorced.

Ruth was a former employee of Revlon in Phoenix, Ariz.

Survived by son, James V. Hallock, Salt Lake City; four grandchildren, Brandon James Benjamin, Zaccaria Daniel Shane, Ashley Nicole Farrell and Shanna Michelle; brothers and sisters, Robert L. (Eve) Naillon, Larry P. Naillon, Pauline (Ray) Hardle, Carol (Bob) Schroader, Salt Lake City; Gary B. (Cynthia) Naillon, Winfield, Kan.; Ann Byerly, Bonnie Thayn, and Charleen Jensen, Price. Preceded in death by son, Bill Shindo Hallock; parents and sister, Colleen Naillon.

Funeral service Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m., with a viewing one hour prior to service at Fausett Mortuary, Price. Burial, Price City cemetery.

R. Lamar Kummer

CLEVELAND - R. Lamar Kummer, age 71, passed away June 8, 2002 in Price.

He was born Dec. 26, 1930 in Park City to Ralph K. Kummer and Beatrice Sweeney. He married Dorothy Robinson, had five children, later divorced. Married Wilma Waddell July 6, 1972.

He retired from Utah Power Aug. 1, 1990.

He was a lover of the outdoors, an avid fisherman, hunter and bowler.

He dearly loved "The Kummer Cabin."

He is survived by loving wife, Wilma; daughters, Connie (Rick) Ward; stepdaughter, Nancy Vance; sons, Dave (Lisa) Kummer, Bob (Pat Kummer, Larry (Maralyn) Kummer, Gary (Cindy) Kum-mer; 14 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Glen F. Kummer and Duane (Jan) Kummer; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents; and nephew, Jeff Kummer

Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 12, 12:30 p.m., Cleveland 2nd LDS Ward, 355 W. 100 North. Friends may call two hours prior to service. Burial, Cleveland Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.

He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

Estella Jenkins

CENTERFIELD - Estella Funk Jenkins, age 89, died June 8, 2002 at her home in Centerfield.

She was born Feb. 19, 1913 in Ferron, a daughter of Ezra K. and Ester Henrietta Anderson Funk. She married Clyde E. Jenkins April 9, 1931 in Ferron. He preceded her in death,April 7, 1989.

Estella lived in Emery County for many years. Clyde sold the family farm and they moved to Salt Lake City in 1966. She lived there until 1994, when she moved to Centerfield where she lived until her death.

In her younger years, Estella enjoyed riding horses, camping, fishing and dancing. She also enjoyed sewing and crocheting things for her family.

She was an instigator in getting her family together for reunions. She loved her granddaughters and enjoyed spending time with them.

She is survived by one son, Edward F. and Sue Jenkins of Kearns; 11 granddaughters; 24 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren, with two more on the way. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kaye Snow; son, Jay Clyde Jenkins; grandson, Wayne Snow; great-grandson, Lynn Sanders; all of her brothers and sisters, parents and husband.

Funeral services were Friday, June 7, at the Centerfield 2nd LDS Ward Chapel. Burial was Fridayin the Ferron Cemetery under the direction of Springer Turner Funeral Home of Rich-field and Salina.

Frank Breznick, Jr.

SALT LAKE CITY- Frank Breznick Jr. died June 7, 2002 at his home after a long illness.

Born Aug 18, 1922 in Cameron, Colo., to Frank and Marv Erman Breznick. Frank grew up in Carbon County, living first in Kenilworth and then in Helper, where his father built their family home.

Frank graduated from Carbon High School. Following graduation, Frank worked in the coal mines for a couple of years before joining the U.S. Army in 1942 upon the advent of World War II. He served in the Quartermaster Corps and was stationed in the South Pacific, primarily in New Guinea and the Southern Philippines. Frank was awarded the Bronze Star, Medal of Honor, Asiatic Service Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal and Victory Medal.

After returning from the war, Frank married Anna Smolich Dec. 9, 1947 and further pursued his education in electrical engineering at the Milwaukee School of Engineering in Wisconsin.

After the birth of their daughter, Terry Ann, Frank and Anna moved back to Utah where daughter, Carol Nina, was born. Frank became employed as an electrician achieving the level of master electrician.

Throughout his working years, Frank was a proud and dedicated member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 354.

He was a lifetime member of Provo Elks Lodge 849.

Frank was an outspoken defender of his country's working men and women, as well as the brotherhood of mankind.

Frank was happiest in the home that he and Anna recently built in Salt Lake City.

An avid hunter and fisherman, Frank was always appreciative of the glories of nature and the opportunity to experience the outdoors with friends and family.

He loved his family more than anything.

Frank was preceded in death by parents; and sister, Mary Breznick Owens. He is survived by his wife, Anna; daughters, Terry Breznick Rampton, Carol Nina Breznick; son-in-law, Anthony L. Rampton, granddaughters, Dominique (Paul Rudof), Hadley and Sloane Rampton; brother, Albert Breznick; and sister, Edith Braznick Litizzette.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the doctors and nurses who showed such care and kindness to Frank, particularly Dr. Michael Lincoln at the VA Hospital.

Memorial Mass, Wednesday June 12, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church, Helper. Vigil Service Tuesday, 7 p.m., at the church in Helper. Family will be at St. Anthony's Tuesday and Wednesday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Anthony Catholic Church, 5 S. Main St, Helper, UT 84526.

Charles Hoffman

EAST CARBON - Charles Edward Hoffman, age 67, died June 7, 2002 at his home in East Carbon.

Born July 8, 1934 in Madison, Ill., to John and Josephine Westfall Hoffman.

Longtime resident of East Carbon, where he worked for the Carbon County School District in East Carbon for 16 years.

Served in the U.S. Marine Corp during Korea.

He enjoyed photography, hunting, fishing, and he loved to travel.

Survived by three brothers, Robert and Lucy Hoffman, Granite City, Ill.; John and Laura Hoffman, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; William Hoffman, Edwardsville, Ill.; two sisters, Barbara and John Zeman, Streator, Ill.; and Alberta Rhymer, Madison, Ill. Preceded in death by parents; three sisters, Virginia, Carol and Ethel.

Funeral service Wednesday, June 12, 2 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's one hour prior to services. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

Mike Protopappas

PRICE - Our loving son, father, brother and longtime friend, Mike Protopappas, passed away June 5, 2002 at Castleview Hospital in Price.

He was born Sept. 16, 1935 in Price to Demosthenes E. and Mary Harakopakis Protopappas.

Member of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church.

Mike was a lifelong resident of Carbon County and graduate of Carbon High School. He served in the U.S. Army for 12 years.

Mike and his handyman services will always be greatly appreciated by his friends.

"May His Be Eternal."

Survived by son, Mike Protopappas, California; mother, Mary Protopappas, Price; brothers, James Protopappas, Layton; Tony Protopappas, California; Kosy (Roselyn) Pappas, Huntington Beach, Calif.; and a community of friends. He was preceded in death by father.

Funeral service Saturday, June 8, Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Price. Trisagion service Friday Mitchell Funeral Home. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

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