PRICE - Jessica Marie Axelgard, the beautiful and loving daughter of Wally and LeAnna Axelgard, passed peacefully on Oct. 18, 2004.
She was born May 25, 1979 to Walter T. Jr. and LeAnne C. Axelgard. On this special day, she created a life never ending.
Jessica's creativity made a lasting impression on all who knew her. She had a special love for children and was generous with her time for them. Her bubbly personality and love for life endeared her to everyone she met.
Jessica had a special kinship with all of God's creatures, especially her horses and dogs. She enjoyed spending time in the outdoors on the back of her horse.
Jessica brought a special spirit wherever she went. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, no matter the occasion. She grew to be a lovely woman and all who knew her, loved her. A heartfelt thanks to her wonderful friend, Frank.
Survived by parents; grandparents, J. LaMar and Merlin Bishop, Price; June O. Axelgard, Price; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by grandfather, Walter T. Axelgard.
Funeral service, Oct. 22, 1 p.m., Wellington LDS Stake Center, 900 E. Main. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church in Wellington one hour prior to service. Interment, Wellington City Cemetery, Wellington.
PRICE - Walter Morgan Donaldson passed away Oct. 20 2004 in Price.
He was born March 17, 1920 in Ogden to Walter Robert Donaldson and Mary Morgan. He married Connie LeBaron in the St. George LDS Temple on March 2, 1946 and they had 15 children.
He grew up in the coal camps of Carbon County and worked at the mines of Castle Gate, Royal, Rains, Latuda, Standardville and Spring Canyon.
In his youth, he was a member of dance bands in several western states. He was an avid hunter and gun buff.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints all of his life, serving as bishop of Price 2nd LDS Ward in the North Carbon Stake.
He was a local agent for State Farm Insurance Company for 43 years. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the 145th Field Artillery Band and the United States Army Air Force in the Pacific area.
His entire married life was devoted to attempting to raise a good family.
He is survived by wife, Connie; children, Connie (Brent) Barker, Walter (Claudia) Donaldson, Mary Dawn (Kent) Shorts, David (Debbie) Donaldson, Barbara (Burke) Torgerson, Gwen, Brady (Becky) Donaldson, Casey, Debbie, Scott (Doris) Donaldson, Tracy (Paul) Hofer, Joe (Kristy) Donaldson, Chris (Audra) Donaldson, Kelly (Kelly) Donaldson; 55 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Joan; grandson, Darin Shorts; sisters, Mary and Doris; brothers, Don and Scott.
Services will be Saturday, Oct. 23, noon, at the Price North LDS Stake Center. Burial will follow at Cliffview Cemetery in Price under the direction of Fausett Mortuary. At the family's request, no public viewings are planned.
EAST CARBON - David H. Kuhns passed away Oct. 18, 2004.
David was born Aug. 6, 1948 in Dragerton to Richard and Lucille Kuhns. Dear husband of Rebecca Kuhns (Smith), father of Erin E. Kuhns, Megan N. Kuhns and Justin D. Kuhns; dear grandfather of Alexcis, Micaela, and Ryan; dear son-in-law of Emily Smith; dear brother of Dan, Gary, Mike, Steven, Darlene and the late Richard; dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend.
Funeral service, Friday, Oct. 22, 11 a.m., Kutis South County Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry, St. Louis, Mo 63129. Visitation, Thursday, 4 to 9 p.m. Interment, private.
In lieu of flowers donations to the family would be appreciated.