CASTLE DALE - John C. Snow, age 73, passed way Sept. 1, 2002 at home surrounded by his family after a courageous 12 and one-half year battle with cancer.
He was born April 23, 1929 in Castle Dale to Samuel Russell and Vera Lucille Hickman Snow. He married Ruby Mae Law Sept. 2, 1950 in Las Vegas, Nev., later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple, later divorced. He then married Etova Wilstead Morgan Sept. 4, 1976.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and in the Marine Corps as an MP during the Korean War. John owned a tree farm in Castle Dale, where he spent many pleasurable hours.
As people would drive by, seeing his truck parked among the trees, they would remark: "There's John Wayne." He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing with his family at their cabin in Joes Valley. He managed Orchard Bowl and worked as a barber in Bountiful before coming to Castle Dale, where he worked as a millwright for UP&L.
Helping those in need brought him much pleasure, expecting nothing in return for his kindness.
John is survived by his wife, Etova of Castle Dale; children, Cherilyn Lauritzen of Florida, Dianne Snow of Ogden, John Kemp Snow of Orangeville, Russell Lee and Patti Snow of Kaysville, Wayne Alan Snow of North Salt Lake; 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Bret and Jodee Morgan of Kaysville, Pam and Doug Shepard of Santa Clara and Kevin Morgan of Salt Lake City; and seven stepgrandchildren. Also survived by brothers, Sterling Snow of Provo and Sharpe Snow of Castle Dale; sisters, Donna Huntington of Orangeville and Juanita Rasmussen of Castle Dale. Preceded in death by his parents and sisters,Lucille Larsen and Betty Lou Snow.
Funeral services are Saturday, Sept. 7, at noon at the Castle Dale Stake LDS Center. Friends may call Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale and one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in the Castle Dale Cemetery.
SALT LAKE CITY - Our dear husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, Ernest Booth, passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 30, 2002 surrounded by loved ones.
He was born to William and Margaret Booth on July 2, 1916 in Lancashire, England. He married Elsie on July 13, 1939. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.
Served honorably in the British Army in the invasion of Normandy. Ernest immigrated to the United States with his family in 1952.
Ernest retired from the Salt Lake School District after 29 years. He served as a high priest for the LDS Church.
Survived by his wife, Elsie "Nanny;" daughter, Joyce (Fred); son, Bryan (Laney); six grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren; brother, William; sister-in-law, Beryl Hodson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, Sept. 4, at noon at the Jordan 7th LDS Ward, 3650 West 4400 South. Family and friends may call on Sept. 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Redwood Memorial Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Road, and one hour prior to the service at the ward. Interment will be at Redwood Memorial.
"If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field that is forever England." - Rupert Brooke