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Kelly Villa

ELMO - Kelly Francesca Villa, age 12, returned to her Heavenly Father on Oct. 14, 2006 in Wellington.

She was born March 11, 1994 in Rock Springs, Wyo. ,to Francisco Javier and Lydia Moosman Villa.

Kelly attended school at the Castle Valley Center in Price.

She was a special spirit who touched many lives and she had many special qualities.

She liked to play with Legos, puzzles and blocks.

Kelly liked music and enjoyed singing and dancing.

She was very lovable and liked lots of hugs and kisses. Kelly loved to ride the four-wheeler and take rides in the car.

She will be dearly missed and will always be in the hearts of her family and those who knew her. She will be especially remembered by those who took care of her from Choice's Inc., Ed and Jerry Chavez and staff.

Survived by parents, Francisco Javier and Lydia Villa, Elmo; four sisters, Stacy, Jeanette, Maricela, all of Elmo, and Janessa of Price; grandparents, Ralph and Karen Moosman, Elmo; Juan Villa, Sinaloa, Mexico;great-grandparents, Floyd and Lila Golding, Miller Creek; Beth Moosman, Wellington; and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by grandparents, Juana Villa, Boyd Moosman; and cousin.

Funeral service Tuesday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m., Wellington 1st/4th LDS Ward located at 50 North 100 East. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home Tuesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Wellington City cemetery.

Esther Burgess

PRICE - Our loving wife, mother and grandmother, Esther Scheuer Burger, passed away Oct. 15, 2006 at home at the age of 90.

She was born Dec. 21, 1915 in Copenhagen, Denmark to Albert and Ferna Thomassen Scheuer. Married Carl P. Wolfrom May 4, 1940 in Cedar City; he died June 29, 1958. Married Thomas A. Burgess Jan. 2, 1959 in Boulder City, Nev.

Esther graduated second highest in her class from Salt Lake General Hospital as a registered nurse.

While residing in Price, she worked at the Carbon Hospital and worked alongside her husband building four homes in the area.

She enjoyed gardening, caring for her flowers, painting, reading, homemaking, crafts and tending her grandkids. She will be dearly missed by

her family and a community of friends.

She is survived by loving husband and caregiver, Thomas Burgess, Price; daughters, Mary (Dan) Baxter, Highland; Patsy (Dennis) Jensen, Carbonville; nine grandchildren, Dawn (Shane) McMillan, Taylorsville, Christopher (Angie) Arambula, S. Jordan; Jeremy (Angelyn) Jensen, Logan; DaNeen Kirkwood, Spring Glen; Debbie (Robin) Rudman, Wellington; Justin (Tammy) Jensen, Spring Glen; Mike (Stormie) Baxter, Omaha, Neb.: Melinda (Mike) Wallis, Cedar Hills; Marcie (Dan) Clawson, Pleasant Grove; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; sister, Ada Stanley, Manchester, Tenn.; brother, Ellis (Dorothy) Scheuer, Provo; special niece, Janet (Tom) Patterick, Price; and special nephew, Joe (Esta Lee) Mason, Price. Preceded in death by parents; infant son; and sister, Karen Massey.

Graveside service Thursday, Oct. 19, noon, at Price City cemetery. Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home daily.

Evelyn Brown

PRICE - Evelyn Jewell Clark Brown, age 63, passed away Oct. 13, 2006 at home while surrounded by her family.

She was born Oct. 7, 1943 in Long Beach, Calif., to Lawrence and Jewell Smith Clark. Married Terry Leigh Brown Jan. 5, 1985 in Price.

Evelyn had a strong faith in the Lord and it was through her faith that she so graciously battled her illnesses. She served on the Helper mission board and drove bus for the Carbon County senior citizens for many years. She loved driving bus and her greatest enjoyment was busing her "little people" everyday.

She loved helping others and spending time with family and friends. She enjoyed bowling, gardening, camping, horses and reading. Evelyn was dearly loved by her family and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Survived by husband, Terry; and their baby, "Pepper"; children, Stephanie Dunlap, Chris (Georgia) Dunlap, David Udink Jr., all of Price; Gayla (Vince) Strandell, Michigan; Carol (Steve) Feuers, Price; Sue (Pat) Dirks, Price; mother, Jewell Clark; sister, Nadeen (Patrick) Crabtree, both of Wellington; daughter, Ann (Ernie) Martinez, Price; mother-in-law, Arline Brown, Price; 18 grandchildren, Charity, Bruce Jr., Christian, Rusty, Angelina, David III, Andrew, Crystal, Shandi, Trenton, Camille, C.J., Lindsey, Ben and Ashley; two great-grandchildren, Tylianna, Isaiah and one more on the way; niece and three nephews, Rochelle, Patrick, Darrin and Jesse. She was preceded in death by father; and three wonderful sons, Larry, Nathan and "Tuff."

Funeral service Wednesday, Oct. 18, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society.

Troy Auberger

PRICE - Troy Clair Auberger, age 37, passed away at his home in Price Oct. 14, 2006.

He was born Oct. 4, 1969 in Salt Lake City to Gardell and Karen Ivie Auberger. Married Lorinda Shamaly June 19, 1990, later divorced. Troy married the love of his life, Penie Kay Leek, Aug. 14, 1999 in Scofield and they were never apart.

Member of the LDS Church. Lifelong resident of Carbon County and graduate of Carbon High School Class of 1988. Troy had a passion for life, the outdoors and his fondest memories were those shared with family and friends in his beloved Scofield.

Troy was happiest when he was hunting or fishing, and he was always willing to take anyone that wanted to go. Troy was always there to help those in need, even if it made things harder on him. He enjoyed working on anything that was broken. Troy was a friend to all, and his memory will live on through those he touched.

Survived by wife and love of his life, Penie; sons, Tyler and Michael; daughter, Kayla, all of Price; parents, Gardell and Karen Auberger, Price; parents-in-law, Samuel and Barbara Leek, Scofield; brother, Todd (Tammy) Auberger, Ferron; sister, Melinda Auberger and her good friend, Jeremy Anderson, Price; grandma-in-law, Dorothy Christensen, East Carbon; many aunts, uncle, cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends. Preceded in death by aunt, Claudette Auberger; grandparents, Frank and Melinda Auberger; and grandpa-in-law, Alma F. Christensen.

Funeral service Friday, Oct. 20, noon, Carbonville LDS Ward Chapel in Spring Glen. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church one hour prior to service. Interment, Cliffview Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Jim Emmett

CLEAR CREEK - James "Jim" B. Emmett, age 71, passed away at home on Oct. 14, 2006.

He was born May 17, 1935 in Mammoth, to William and Helen Nielson Emmett. Married Myrna Faye Wallace March 2, 1957 in Price.

Jim served in the United States Army at Fort Lewis, Wash.

He worked at Hi-Land Dairy before returning to Clear Creek to work in the coal mining industry as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the UMWA Local 6788 for 24 years.

His sons were his pride and joy. He loved his grandchildren and great-grandson with the special love only a grandfather could give.

He will be remembered for his gentle nature and his love for people.

He had a love for the little town of Clear Creek and enjoyed making Clear Creek "a little bit of heaven".

Survived by wife, Myrna, Clear Creek; sons, Ron Emmett, Craig (Debbie) Emmett, West Jordan; grandsons, Randy (Kandis) Emmett, Casey, Ronnie, Travis Emmett; granddaughters, Sheryl and Amy Emmett; and great-grandson, little Wyatt Emmett. Preceded in death by parents; stepbrothers, Allan Beveridge, Richard Krebs; and sister, Alice Miller.

Funeral service Saturday, Oct. 21, 1 p.m., Scofield LDS Ward. Family will be at the church Saturday one hour prior to service. Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home daily. Interment Saturday, 4 p.m., at Cliffview Cemetery, located at 800 North 2100 East, Price.

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