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Wilene Canto

KENILWORTH - Elsie Wilene Kilgore Canto, age 82, died March 19, 2002 at Castleview Hospital in Price.

She was born Feb. 12, 1920 in Tracy City, Tenn., to William and Bertha Sietz Kilgore. Married Adolph Canto Oct. 13, 1950 in Elko, Nev. He died Dec. 23, 1979.

Member of the Price United Methodist Church.

Elsie graduated from Zeigler High School and Southern University in Illinois with a bachelor's in teaching. After graduation, she taught fifth grade in Zeigler, Ill., prior to moving to Utah. Elsie worked as a secretary for Dr. Demman, Helper Rexall Drug and Columbia Steel at Horse Canyon for many years. She was a resident of Kenilworth since 1950 and taught school at Helper Junior High for 30 years.

Survived by sister, Mary Helen McGlasson, Orem; nephew, Ron Canto, Mapleton; niece, Kathy Zobell, Orem; sister-in-law, Norma Canto, Mapleton; and Wilene's loving family, Ron and Marlene Parkin and their children. Preceded in death by parents; and dear niece, Kathleen McGlasson.

The family would like to thank everyone at Castleview Hospital, especially Dr. Williams, Dr. Poitras and Rev. Nancy Boswell.

Memorial graveside service Saturday, March 23, 1 p.m., Price City Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Price United Methodist Church, 10 N. 200 East.


Milton Kirkreit

CASTLE DALE/California - Milton Oliver Kirkreit, age 72, died March 19, 2002 at Corona Regional Medical Center of pulmonary fibrosis.

He was born Jan. 9, 1930 in Edmore, N.D., to Ollai and Esther Kirkreit.

Milt spent four years in the U.S. Air Force stationed in Rapid City, S.D. He is survived by Patricia Kirkreit, his wife of 46 years. The couple retired from Norco, Calif., then lived in Castle Dale for eight years and were active members of the Ascension/St. Matthews (Lutheran) Church in Price. They moved back to Riverside, Calif., this year.

Milt is also survived by one son, Steven Jess Kirkreit, Riverside, Calif.; two daughters, Tracee (Jeff) Stewart, Corona, Calif.; Kristan (Jeff) Reed, Riverside, Calif.; one grandson; four granddaughters, Steven Tyler and Jessie Nicole Kirkreit, Streator, Ill.; Cortney Nicole Davis and Lauren Ashlee Stewart, Corona, Calif. and Daniele Elizabeth Estrada, Riverside, Calif.; one stepson, Zachary Reed; three brothers, Robert (Karma) Kirkreit, Norco, Calif.; Gary (Roylene) Kirkreit, Placentia, Calif.; Willard (Barbara) Kirkreit, Alturas, Calif.; three sisters, Opal (Peter) Ellingson, Corona, Calif.; Gloria Anderson, Sun City, Calif.; and Carol (David) Melland, Garden Grove, Calif. He was preceded in death by parents and sister, Hazel (Paul) Judd.





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