Douglas Abbott MacArthur

Douglas Abbott MacArthur

Douglas Abbott MacArthur passed away at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife Gayle MacArthur, their children Kenneth, David, Kevin, Carl, Debra, Victoria, Cinthia, and Malisa, 43 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and sister Carol Jenson. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Hazel MacArthur, sisters Frankaline, Elaine, Ranae, and Patricia, sons John Carl, Bruce Abbott, Douglas Abbott, granddaughter Elizabeth, and one great-granddaughter. A service will be held 12pm Saturday, July 30th at...

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Diana Williams

Diana Williams

  Diana Williams passed in her sleep on July 24th or “Pioneer Day” in her Osmond Senior Living apartment in Lindon, Utah at 79 years old. Pioneer Day was a fitting time for her to leave this world. The foreword of her autobiography states: “I have always been fascinated with biographies. The pioneer stories have always been of interest to me. If they hadn’t written in journals, we would never known how they lived. I’ve started journals many times but always seem to forget to write in them. Or, I was...

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Marion Wride

Marion Wride

Marion Wride was born the youngest of 6 children to Denzil and Florence Beck Wride on February 22, 1928. He passed away on July 22, 2016 in Payson, Utah, at the age of 88. Marion grew up in Benjamin where he gained a great work ethic, and many valuable life-long friends.  He helped his mother with the family farm after his father’s passing, and became a very active cattle rancher and farmer. He loved the animals and the earth! As a youth, he participated in the Spanish Fork Jr. Livestock Show and has since...

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Berniece Porter Losee

Berniece Porter Losee

  1928-2016 Our little mother passed away July 24th, 2016 with the same grace that she lived her life. She showed all of us how to endure to the end, never complaining but expressing gratitude for the smallest favor. Selflessness is a talent she practiced. Her life exemplified the gentle qualities of unconditional love, faith, service, and kindness. She very much appreciated her grandchildren’s help. She was never one to seek the limelight or force her will, she was content to stand a step behind and be a...

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Wanda Keel Simons

Wanda Keel Simons

Our beloved mother, daughter, sister and friend Wanda Keel Simons, returned home to Heavenly Father on July 22, 2016 in S.L.C. Utah. Wanda was born May 18, 1966 to Donna Slade Keel and to the late Leon Keel of Pleasant Grove, Utah. Wanda’s childhood years and education were spent in her mother’s (Donna Slade Keel) and step father’s (Humberto Bencomo) home surrounded by her older and younger siblings. Wanda married Blaine Simons of Spanish Fork and they too enjoyed the greatest gifts; parenting...

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Sandra Charlene Attryde Aitken

Sandra Charlene Attryde Aitken

  Sandra Charlene Attryde Aitken passed away July 21, 2016 in Spanish Fork, Utah. She was born in Hanna, Wyoming on September 26, 1939 to James Edward Attryde and Leah Ruth Lippincott.  She graduated from High School in Hanna, Wyoming, and attended Brigham Young University.  Charlene married Grant Joseph Aitken June 17, 1958 in the Manti Utah Temple. Char loved life and everyone loved her. In her sweet, gentle way she made everyone feel so important and loved.  She had many enduring friendships.  She was...

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Sandra Loraine Nilsson

Sandra Loraine Nilsson

  Sandra Loraine Nilsson, age 77 passed away July 19, 2016 from Alzheimers and complications of a stroke. She was born in Newdale, Idaho January 2, 1939 to Claude Edward and Afton Briggs Larsen. She attended schools in Newdale and Sugar City Idaho and Idaho State College in Pocatello where she met her husband Ron Nilsson. They married in Sun Valley Idaho January 29, 1958. They lived in Pocatello Idaho, Helper Utah, Price Utah and Spanish Fork Utah. She was a member of the Spanish Fork Ladies Golf Association...

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Charles Hawk Borel

Charles Hawk Borel

      Charles “Hawk” Borel, 18, passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 in Charleston, South Carolina. He was born January 6, 1998 in Payson, Utah to David Leon Borel, Jr. and Charline Shepherd Borel.  He loved being with his three brothers and they shared many fun times.  He attended Park Elementary, Fairview Elementary, North Sanpete Middle School, and North Sanpete High School. Charles was very willing to help everyone. He had a kind heart and his favorite times were spent with his family and...

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Rex Taylor

Rex Taylor

  On February 27, 1923 the town of McCornick, Utah welcomed Rex Taylor. Little did they know that one day he would become the most famous person ever to be born there.  Walter Cleon Taylor and Louise Hanks Taylor were so happy to welcome Rex into their family. His siblings Lloyd, Cliff, Ruby, Mary, Louise, and Lester always provided wonderful friendship for Rex. As a young boy in Delta and Salem, Utah Rex and his brother Cliff would watch in awe as airplanes laced the sky and the local crops with dust. Rex...

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Utahna Benson Mitchell

Utahna Benson Mitchell

Beloved mother and grandmother, Utahna Benson Mitchell, 86, of Spanish Fork, Utah passed away Thursday July 14, 2016 in Payson, Utah, surrounded by her family.  She was born June 12, 1930 in Spring Lake, Utah to William Wayne and Ella Ferne Cowan Benson.  She attended schools in Spring Lake and Payson. She married Glen Thomas on September 24, 1948.  They later divorced in 1967. She then married Frank Mitchell in 1968 and they later divorced. Utahna was dedicated to her family and they were her highest priority...

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