Helen Ann Leek

Helen Ann Leek

Helen Ann Leek, age 77, of Spanish Fork, Utah, passed away on Friday, September 12, 2014. Born in Spanish Fork, Utah, a daughter of George and Melba Stewart Leek.  Per Helen’s wishes, she will be cremated. No formal funeral services will be held.

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Ruth Reynolds Beckstrom

Ruth Reynolds Beckstrom

  Ruth Reynolds Beckstrom passed away unexpectedly but peacefully while on vacation in Flagstaff, Arizona on September 7, 2014. She was born on June 7, 1932 in Driggs, Idaho, the oldest child of Merrill and Mayree Wainwright Reynolds. The family later added a set of twin daughters and a son. While she was still a young child the family moved to Boulder, Nevada where her father ran a laundry business during the construction of the Hoover Dam. The Reynolds family later moved to Utah Valley where Ruth attended...

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Diana Elizabeth Manzo

Diana Elizabeth Manzo

Some people come into your life and leave their mark forever. Diana did just that. Beloved mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter, girlfriend, aunt, niece, cousin, friend, Diana Elizabeth Manzo, 25, was born February 6, 1989 and passed away September 6, 2014 in a tragic car accident in Santaquin, Utah. Diana will always be remembered for her sense of humor and great big heart. She loved everyone and touched so many lives in her short time here with us. Most of all Diana was an amazing mom to her two sons, Hayden...

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Renee Wightman Taylor

Renee Wightman Taylor

Reneé Wightman Taylor was born on January 13, 1928 in Salt Lake City to Ned Leroy Wightman and Edna Delores Peterson in her grandmother’s house. Reneé passed away peacefully on September 8, 2014. Reneé grew up in Spanish Fork, Utah with her siblings Joe and Brent. Reneé was sealed in the Salt Lake Temple to her sweetheart Rex Taylor on June 29, 1949. They survived sixty-five years of marital bliss. Some of Reneé’s greatest joys were raising her children and grandchildren, interacting with the youth in her...

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Russell Warren Thomas

Russell Warren Thomas

Russell Warren Thomas, 66, passed away on September 7, 2014 in Provo, Utah. Russell was born on July 12, 1948 in Provo, Utah to Warren and Anna May Wilkins Thomas; he was the oldest of 4 Children. After High school Russell began his career working at Geneva Steel where he worked his way to Turn Coordinator before medically retiring 28 years later. Throughout Russell’s life he has been a family man. He always involved family in his many adventures, horseracing, fishing, hunting or camping. Russ had a knack for...

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Gladys Biggers

Gladys Biggers

Gladys Stivender Biggers, 94, of Salem, Utah, passed away early on September 6, 2014. She was born July 3, 1920, in Lakeland, Florida, a daughter of Arthur Embry Stivender and Allie Mae LaFoley. She graduated from Leesburg High School in Florida, as valedictorian of her class. She also graduated from Florida State University. She was employed as a chemist, school teacher, and raised citrus. Her most loved vocation, however, was being a mother and homemaker. Gladys married William Stullken Biggers on April 3, 1943...

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Michael David Harper

Michael David Harper

Michael David Harper, age 53, of Spanish Fork, Utah, passed away at his home on September 4, 2014. He was born September 2, 1961 at Lockbourne AFB in Columbus, Ohio, to David A and Joan P Harper. Michael was preceded in death by his wife, Gwen Harper; and his mother, Joan Harper. He is survived by his daughter, Samantha Christine Harper; his father; David (Linda) Harper of Lancaster, Ohio; his sisters, Deborah (Ernie) Stephens of Cashmere, WA, and Valarie Messerknecht of Lancaster, Ohio; his brother, Richard...

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Hal C. Johnson

Hal C. Johnson

  1917 – 2014   On September 4, 2014, our loving father, Hal C. Johnson, 97, passed from this life into the next. It was a joyous day for him as he was reunited with our mother whom he has missed so deeply. Hal was born on August 7, 1917 in Ioka, Utah to Peter Clarence & Ane Geneva Peterson Johnson. He grew up in this small farming community with his parents and ten siblings. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and Seminary in 1936. After high school, work was scarce. Hal traveled throughout...

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Jane King Ludlow

Jane King Ludlow

  1954-2014 “Count Your Rainbows, Not Your Thunderstorms” Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt ,and friend, Jane King Ludlow, passed away September 2, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born January 19, 1954 in Payson, Utah to Melford and Della King. Jane was the youngest of nine siblings, growing up on the family farm on West Mountain and later moving to Payson , Utah where she lived her childhood with friends and loved ones. Jane was the...

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Mara Beth Julander Geslison

Mara Beth Julander Geslison

  1926-2014 On Saturday, August 30, 2014 our mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and friend, Mara Beth Julander Geslison, passed peacefully from mortality into the spirit world. She suffered a stroke the previous Sunday and was unable to recover from its effects. She was born on October 16, 1926 in the small town of Sevier, Utah. She is the daughter of Neal Melvin and Adrean Stewart Julander of Sevier, Utah. Beth’s mother, Adrean, died of pneumonia when Beth was 6 years old. Beth was...

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