1918 News Advocate
The following index was compiled by Frances Cunningham. It is an extract of deaths (and some marriages) that are listed in the 1918 News Advocate. If you find a relative mentioned in this list you should visit the University of Utah Marriott Library online newspaper collections and look for the article. In many cases but not in all cases there is more information in the article. Please do not assume this is a complete list of all the death contained in the newspaper for 1918. It is possible that some have been overlooked. If your relative died in Carbon County in 1918 visit the newspaper archives and search for yourself. Special thanks is given to Frances Cunningham for making this information available to the Carbon County UTGenweb web page.
1. News reached the home of R.W. Crawford Monday that his son Edward J. Crawford had died in France. C.P. Crawford is an older brother in SLC. The deceased was an expert telegraph operator. Chloroform Anesthesia was given as the cause of death. He lived in SLC. (Jan 3, 1918 pg 8 Thursday)
2. Mrs. Mary Ann Taylor, mother of Mrs. C.S. Price of Price died in SLC. (Jan 1918 pg 8)
3. Palmier, Mrs. Enfemia, wife of P. Palmier died last Friday night at the hospital of Dr. Rose following an operation. She was a sister to Camilio Palmier Price. Born in Italy 38 years ago. Funeral held Sunday. (Jan 1918 pg 8)
4. Howard William J. died New Years day in Kenilworth of brights disease. He was born in England nearly 57 years ago. Came to America 14 years ago. He has lived at Castle Gate, Sunnyside and Kenilworth. He leaves a wife and two sons, Hamlet and William Jr. and three daughters Olive Griffiths, Bessie Mills and Sarah H. Mutz all of Kenilworth. Buried Friday in Price. A miner all his life. (Jan 10, 1918 pg 3)
5. Art Burch, killed in a cave in at Helper. He was helping to build a bridge across Price River just back of the tom Fitch residence. Wagon loads of dirt and boulders caved in on him. His oldest son was there and helped dig him out. Art Burch came to Price with his parents Mr. and Mrs. Joe Burch 35 years ago. He was 14 years old. He leaves a wife and several children. (Jan 17, 1918 pg 1)
Arthur W. Birch killed in a cave in at Helper last Thursday. (Jan 24, 1918 pg 1)
6. Wayne Loveless, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hite Loveless died of pneumonia at Camp Dodge, Iowa Tuesday evening. Remains are being shipped home for burial Huntington. ( Jan 24, 1918 pg 1)
7. LaPriel Norton, 9 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Norton, wellington, died on Thursday and was buried on Saturday, cause -pneumonia. Buried Wellington.
Mrs. Frank Palmer died Saturday of pneumonia. Buried Monday. She leaves a husband, a three week old baby and six other children. Burial Wellington. (24 Jan 1918 pg 1 Thursday)
8. Nancy Larson died in Cleveland. Funeral Sunday. Sister of Mrs. J.T. Johnson. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Erick Larson, pneumonia. Invalid long time. (24 Jan 1918 pg 3)
9. Frank Tabrisky, 26, an Austrian, committed suicide Monday evening at the Rio Grande Hotel in Helper. He shot himself thru the right temple. Buried Price. (31 Jan 1918 pg 1)
10. Mrs. A. Z. Marshall of Wellington died early this morning of dropsy of the liver. She leaves a husband and six children. Funeral to be held in wellington. (31 Jan 1918 pg 4)
11. Andrew Stevenson died Thursday of consumption at Sunnyside. He came here from the reservation two weeks ago to have Dr. Dowd treat him. He leaves a wife and five small children. Taken back to the reservation for burial. (31 Jan 1918 pg 8)
12. Milton E. Price died at his home in Eureka Wednesday of last week. Buried Monday SLC. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Price and was born in Utah in 1864. He leaves a widow and several children, four brothers and two sisters. (7 Feb 1918 pg 1)
13. Mrs. Nellie Esquibel wife of Nick Esquibel died Saturday Feb. 2, 1918 of pneumonia, in Price, Utah. Born 24 Feb 1858, New Orleans, La. Funeral Tuesday. Survived by one son, four grandchildren and husband. (7 Feb 1918 pg 8)
14. Mrs. Ella B. Jerome, Spring Glen, died in a SLC hospital Sunday evening. Funeral in Helper Tuesday. Burial Indian. (21 Feb 1918 pg 5)
15. Wilson, infant of Mr. and Mrs. George Wilson died last Sunday. Taken to Price Monday. (21 Feb 1918 pg 5)
16. Mrs. Mamie Peyton Price died in Gypsum Colorado. Wife of Byron D. Price formerly of Helper. Funeral Wednesday (21 Feb 1918 pg 4)
17. Virginus Bonvican Sunnyside, died Tuesday. (28 Feb 1918 pg 5)
18. Randall Anderson, 19, son of Mrs. Sam Jewkes of Storrs was buried at Castle Dale last week. Death resulting from affection of the heart. (7 Mar 1918 pg 3)
19. Leo Spensko died Thursday. She leaves several children. (7 Mar 1918 pg 5)
20. Harry Rose was killed in the Winter Quarters mine Feb. 23, 1918. He was changing a switch point and two loaded cars ran over him. He came to this country May 1906. Came to Winter Quarters in April 1912. He leaves a wife and seven children. A double funeral was held for him and Eliza Hainsworth. (6 Mar 1918 pg 6)
21. Eliza Hainsworth who died at the Holy Cross hospital Salt Lake City. Survived by husband Alfred Hainsworth. Parents Mr. and Mrs. Harry Quilter, two small children, one a week old. (6 Mar 1918 pg 6)
22. Mrs. Hazel Hoagland Crane, wife of R.W. Crane of Scofield was buried in Salt Lake Tuesday. Her death occurred in Scofield. (21 Mar 1918 pg 4)
23. Mrs. Pete Turner died Monday in Sunnyside. She leaves a husband and two children. (21 Mar 1918 pg 5)
24. Mrs. W. G. Matthew Nee Janet Mitchell daughter of George Mitchell and ______ mother of J.D. Matthew formerly of Price died in Gananogue Canada. She was born in Kingston. Buried Tuesday 26 March 1918 in Gananogue. (28 Mar 1918 pg 2)
25. Piasur, Joe died. (28 Mar 1918 pg 4, Kenilworth)
26. A German - killed himself in the coffee House last Friday (written Mar 2, 1918) at Hiawatha.
27. Piacerre, Joe died Thursday. Cause-going out with his overcoat - Hiawatha. (4 Apr 1918 pg 5)
28. Pelz, William (German) 34, shot himself thru the head at the Hiawatha Coffee House Friday night. No relatives could be found. The county buried him. Don't say where. (4 Apr 1918 pg 7)
29. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Stevenson went to Salt Lake City, Mr. Stevenson's sister is to have a leg amputated. The girl has been a cripple for the greater part of her life. It is to be hoped that the operation will be successful and that she will enjoy life after she recovers. (18 Apr 1918 pg 5)
30. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Stevenson returned Tuesday after spending a few weeks at Salt Lake. (18 Apr 1918 pg 5)
31. Veltri, baby girl, two years old drowned Friday in the tap box in front of the Veltri home. Parents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Veltri. (18 Apr 1918 pg 5)
32. Austin Wilbert Jr. five year old son of Mr and Mrs. Wilbert Austin died on the train near Helper Sunday afternoon as he was being taken to Salt Lake for an operation for congestion of the bowels. Funeral services were conducted yesterday by Bishop Albert Bryner. (25 Apr 1918 pg 8)
33. Turner, John F., 59, of Wellington died Sunday and was buried yesterday at Wellington. He came to Wellington from Tennessee in 1907. Leaves a wife and seven children. (28 Apr 1918 pg 8)
34. Ruff, Mrs. Joseph died at Winter Quarters Tuesday after a short illness. She leaves a husband and some small children. Funeral in charge of Bishop Parmley. (1 May 1918 pg 8)
35. Campbell, Alexander S. superintendent of the Milburn Mine was killed Wednesday while doing blasting work between the mine and Kenilworth. Mr. Campbell came to Price last fall. He was a native of Salt Lake. He leaves a wife and six children. (2 May 1918 pg 1)
36. Smith, Mike died Monday of pneumonia at Sunnyside. Funeral Tuesday. Taken to Richfield for burial Wednesday. (2 May 1918 pg 5)
37. Empey, Cora Lee died Saturday at Price of Pleura-pneumonia after an attack of measles. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ed C. Lee born Feb. 1, 1895. Spent childhood in Nine Mile, md Claude Empey 1915. Buried yesterday in Price cemetery. (9 May 1918 Thursday)
38. Spafford, Tessie Harmon daughter of Levi N. Harmon died at her home in Provo Monday. Formerly lived in Price. (9 May 1918 pg 3)
40. Jones, Mary Reese died May 13 in California. Wife of Alex Jones, daughter of Lewis Reese, Castle Gate. To be brought home for burial. (16 May 1918 pg 5)
41. Ida Ruff died a few days ago of pneumonia. (18 May 1918 pg 5)
42. Kizerian, Ephraim, was killed Sunday morning. Killed when the team he was driving ran into an electric light pole. He was crushed instantly. Buried Thursday. (23 May 1918 pg 1)
43. Jorgensen, twin girls born last Thursday, died Monday, buried price. Father George Jorgensen. (23 May 1918 pg 3)
44. George Henry Kelson of Ephraim and Miss Hazel Rasmussen of Price were married in Sunnyside Monday by Justice W. J. Emigholtz. The bride is a sister of Mrs. George Collingham and has made many friends during her residence here. She formerly resided in Sunnyside and it was there she met the groom while he was employed by the fuel company. They will make their home in Ephraim. (20 Jun 1918 pg 4)
45. Guidici, Ernesto, an Italian about 35 years of age died at Hiawatha Sunday and the body was brought to Price by Undertaker Tingley. Funeral services were held in Helper Tuesday. (20 Jun 1918 pg 4)
46. Ves, Jim a Greek Sheep owner was struck by lightning Sunday and instantly killed. The body was brought to Price by Stylian Staes and Morg King and funeral services were held here. (20 June 1918 pg 5)
47. Jensen, Mrs. Hans of Lawrence died at the Carbon Hospital a few days ago. The body was returned home for burial. She was the daughter of Ole Tuft who died in this city two weeks ago. (4 Jul 1918 pg 4)
48. Clark, Era a colored girl of Sunnyside disappeared Wednesday of last week. Her body was found in the canal on the Whitmore Ranch Friday. The verdict was that she met death from causes unknown but most think it was suicide. (4 Jul 1918 pg 5)
49. Kirk, Glen son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kirk died Monday of tuberculosis of the bone. Funeral services in the Methodist Church today (Thursday). (18 Jul 1918 pg 8)
50. Henry, Ted died in Denver. Brother of Joe Henry of Paonia. (25 Jul 1918 pg 3)
51. Mutz, infant son of Joseph Mutz died in Kenilworth. (25 Jul 1918 pg 3)
52. Seely, William funeral July 24, 1918. (25 Jul 1918 pg 4)
53. Seely, William J. died Sunday, 44 years old, born 3 Jun 1875 in Mt. Pleasant. Son of Justus Wellington and Eliza Reynolds. Wife: Lucy M. Barton. Admitted to the bar June 14, 1914. Twice a member of the Utah legislature-Recorder od Emery County, member Castle Dale School board. Sheepman. (25 Jul 1918 pg 6)
54. Sapp, Claude eleven year old son of S.L. Sapp (Panther mine) was killed last Friday when a boulder weighing nearly six tons crashed down the mountainside crushing his skull. He was sitting on a rock back of his home talking to a brother when the boulder came down. The family had been quarantined three weeks with small pox. Undertaker of Tingley of Price came to take care of the body. (1 Aug 1918)
55. Thomas, Guy died July 25, 1918 in a hospital in France. Born near Iola Kansas 1895, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Thomas. Came to Price 1896. First Carbon County soldier to be killed in this war.
56. Bergera, Lucy, Helper died at the home of a son Dominic Bergera at the age of 71 years. Born in Italy. Lived in Helper many years. Funeral in Helper Sunday. (8 Aug 1918, page 4)
57. Lee Rasmussen and Mattie Richards will be married Wednesday August 14 in the Salt Lake Temple. Both from Sunnyside. (8 Aug 1918 pg 5)
58. Newren, John died. Word received in Winter Quarters Friday. He is formerly of Winter Quarters. (8 Aug 1918 pg 6.)
59. Kaiser's Bill's fate. A poem. (8 Aug 1918 pg 6)
60. Bjarnson, baby girl died today (Thursday August 15, 1918) about four o'clock after severe suffering for six weeks from intestinal troubles. The sympathy of the community goes out to the bereaved parents. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bjarnson. (15 Aug 1918 pg 5)
61. Cortez, Jean killed at Sunnyside last fall. (29 Aug 1918 pg 3)
62. Dalpiaz, Emma, 9 year old daughter of Deputy Sheriff and Mrs. Carlo Dalpiaz died in a Salt Lake hospital Tuesday, following an operation for appendicits. The body was brought back to Helper. (5 Sep 1918 pg 8.)
63. Davidson, Peter was killed Monday when he fell from a wagon load of crushed rock and the wheels passed over him. Relatives in Tennessee were contacted and they asked that the body be interred here. (19 Sep 1918 pg 1)
64. Warren, Sarah J. died Sunday at age 78. Widow of William J. Warren who met his death several years ago when he fell from a cliff in Nine Mile. She was born in Hancock Co., Illinois. Came to Utah with pioneers 1882. Buried Monday in Price. (19 Sep 1918 pg 1)
65. Rakos, Frank, shot to death in mock hold up at Utah Mine last Friday. (19 Sep 1918 pg 1)
66. Anderson, Edward C. from Kenilworth, killed in France August 10, 1918. Father C.M. Anderson. Sister Nellie and brother Virgil. (26 Sep 1918 pg 1)
67. Roberts, John W. killed in France in July 1918. Father, James Roberts, Wellington. (26 Sep 1918 pg 1)
68. Warnen, Mrs mother of Mrs. Hoy died last week and was buried at Price. (26 Sep 1918 pg 4)
69. Pessetto, baby boy died last week at Cameron and was buried at Helper. (26 Sep 1918 pg 4)
70. Mulvey, Martin III son of Lt. And Mrs. Martin Mulvey died suddenly. (3 Oct 1918 pg 4)
71. Good, A.B. traveling man who died in Price of Spanish Flu last week. (10 Oct 1918 pg 4)
72. Androulakis, Mike baker at the greek bakery died Sunday of Spanish Influenza. (10 Oct 1918 pg 1)
73. Cox, Lucille daughter of Edward Cox died Tuesday from effects of Appendicitis. Nine years old. Buried Friday 27th at Castle Gate cemetery. (10 Oct 1918 pg 3)
74. Red Parry won a gold metal. He found a German trench and drove all the Germans out himself. (10 Oct 1918 pg 5)
75. Witthause, J.W. 39, died in SLC Tuesday from Spanish Influenza. He was born in Nebraska. Came to Carbon County July 1917. June 30 he married Mrs. Esther Powell. Services will be held in Price. (17 Oct 1918 pg 8)
76. William, Nora Horsley daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Horsley, wife of Sam Williams died of influenza in California. She was born July 1894 in Price. Married Sam Williams June 1912. Two children and husband survive. The was brought to Price for burial. (24 Oct 1918 pg 1)
77. Stevenson, George West killed in France Sept 15, 1918. He was born Dec. 5, 1897 Denver, Colorado. Came to Carbon County at the age of ten. Enlisted in the Marines May 8, 1917. No memorial will be held until public gatherings are declared safe, for health reasons. (24 Oct 1918 pg 1)
78. Simmons, Mrs. Mae of Storrs wife of Charles Simmons, daughter of James McDonald of Heber City. She had been married only a year. Lacked two days being 20 years old. An infant child also died with her. Cause of death Spanish influenza. (24 Oct 1918 pg 1)
79. Alexalers, Elvira Mrs. of Mohrland died of Spanish Flu also an infant. (24 Oct 1918 pg 1)
80. Villard, Virgile died in Price hospital of Spanish Influenza last Friday. He had been in this country 17 years. In Carbon County ten years. (24 Oct 1918 pg 1)
81. Nakai, Seichi, a Jap of Standardville died on Tuesday. (24 Oct 1918 pg 1)
82. Pike, Affrochet, a Greek passed away Tuesday in Mohrland. (24 Oct 1918 pg 1)
83. Palmieri, Mrs. Pasquale died in 1918. (24 Oct 1918 pg 3)
84. Sullivan, a colored man died at Helper of Spanish Flu. (31 Oct 1918 pg 1)
85. Sullivan child, son of the man above was found dead in bed one morning. (31 Oct 1918 pg 1)
86. Scalzo, Mrs. Charles died of the flu. (31 Oct 1918 pg 1)
87. Nelson, Caroline, 72, buried Orangeville Tuesday. Mother of Mrs. Sam Jewkes.
88. Anderson, Lamar, 4, son of the Arnold Andersons of Kenilworth died of influenza while in Mt. Pleasant visiting his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Rasmussen. (31 Oct 1918 pg 3)
89. Jamison, Gertrude died Saturday of membranous croup. She would have been three years old in January. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Jamison. Burial Monday Price. (31 Oct 1918, pg 4)
90. Dowd, Mary daughter of Dr. and Mrs. A.W. Dowd of Sunnyside died in SLC of the flu, 14 years old. (31 Oct 1918 pg 4)
91. Dugmore, William of Ferron son of Bishop Samuel Dugmore of Sunnyside was a victim of influenza last week. (7 Nov 1918 pg 8)
92. Walkington, William, of Helper, died in the war. Unmarried. (14 Nov 1918 pg 1)
93. Albo, Jimmie died in the war. He was from Helper. (14 Nov 1918 pg 1)
94. Hood, Dalia Eleanor daughter of Andrew Hood of Scofield died Monday in Scofield. Taken to Provo for burial. (14 Nov 1918 pg 4)
95. Huff, Alice of Clear Creek died of influenza in Salt Lake Tuesday. The body was sent home for interment. (14 Nov 1918 pg 4)
96. McKinnon, Robert died of influenza at Green River, Wyo. Sunday night. The body brought to Price for burial. (21 Nov 1918 pg 4)
97. Axelsen, Sheldon died the latter part of Sept in France. Killed in Action. Buried in Cleveland. (28 Nov 1918 pg 1)
98. Worley, Neldon son of Mr. and Mrs Fritz Worley of Wellington, 23 years old. Killed in France latter part of Sept 1918. Buried in Wellington. (28 Nov 1918 pg 1)
99. Allen, Susa Beatrice, 29, wife of Albert Allen died in Clear Creek. Burial was in Orangeville. (28 Nov 1918 pg 3)
100. Douglas Lisonbee died of the flue at Storrs Monday and the body was shipped to Springville for burial. (28 Nov 1918 pg 3)
101. Mrs. Montgomery died at Latuda of the flue and her body was sent to Heber City. (28 Nov 1918 pg 3)
102. Little Bernice Thorne, aged three, died at Standardville of the flue and her remains were taken to Pleasant Grove. (28 Nov 1918 pg 3)
103. Clyde B. Christensen, 30, of Wattis died last Thursday night of the influenza. He leaves a wife and three small sons. He formerly lived in Ephraim and enjoyed the highest esteem of neighbors and acquaintances. The body was taken to Spring City for burial Sunday. (28 Nov 1918 pg 3)
104. Evans, Benjamin died Thursday of influenza. He was 35 years old. A brother to Lewis Evans. Died in Spanish Fork. (5 Dec 1918 pg 3)
105. ____, Lavern of Castle Gate died. No dates or places mentioned. Buried in Castle Gate.
106. Evans, Anna May, 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Evans died Wednesday at home. Taken to Spanish Fork for burial. Grandmother, Mrs. Dave Donald of Grand Junction. (12 Dec 1918 pg 4)
107. Pizza, Mrs. Doloratia, 29, sister of Fred Paternoster died in Alida Colorado of influenza. The body was brought to Price for burial. She was born in Chez, Tyrol Italy. Spent most of her life in this country. Husband Angelo Rizzi. (12 Dec 1918 pg 5)
108. Clark, Oliver, 42, a freighter from Altonah was struck by a train Tuesday and killed. The body was taken home for burial. (19 Dec 1918 pg 1)
109. Powers, Rosamond died at Hiawatha of tuberculosis. Father James Powers. Bro. C.J. Powers. Body taken to Illinois for burial. (19 Dec 1918 pg 3)
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1. Infant McCall son of Geo. W. of Kenilworth, mother __ Jewkes buried at Orangeville. Lived just a few days. (23 Aug 1918 pg 7, The Sun)
2. "Grandma" Caroline Nelson died Thursday at Orangeville. A widow for 25 years. A daughter Mrs. Elliot Fox. No public funeral because of the flu. Burial in Orangeville. (8 Nov 1918 pg 7)
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Deaths Copied from Old Price Papers
The following index is an extract of deaths that are listed in the old Price newspapers. The Sun was published from June 4, 1915 to December 1932 when the Sun and the News Advocate merged and became The Sun Advocate. The Eastern Utah Telegraph (EUT) was published from Jan 15, 1891 to Feb 1895 when it merged with The Eastern Utah Advocate (EUA). The Eastern Utah Telegraph and the Eastern Utah Advocate newspapers are online on the University of Utah Marriott Library online newspaper collections. If you find a relative included on this list in these two newspapers visit Utah Digital Newspapers to look for the article and find additional information. In many cases there is more information in the article than is included on this webpage. The Sun newspaper is not included in the archives of the Utah Digital Newspapers so this is all the information that is available. Special thanks is given to Frances Cunningham for making this information available to the Carbon County UTGenweb web page.
Alexander, Pedro, 34, Italian Miner died 8 Sep 1902 at St. Marks Hospital, Salt Lake City. Buried at Sunnyside. (EUA 11 Sep 1902 pg 1, Thursday)
Anderson, Rasmus died Dec 1919 at Mt. Pleasant, banker, buried Thursday. (The Sun 12 Dec 1919 pg 1)
Arrowsmith, Will died 20 years ago this week. Accidently shot 1889 in Colton. (The Sun 10 Oct 1919 pg 4)
Chief Atchee, Ute age 90, died 28 Jan 1919 at Dragon, flu, well known around Price. (The Sun 31 Jan 1919 pg 2)
Birch, Ross age 12 died 17 Jan 1919 in Price. "Youth drops dead while at dinner table" Brights disease. (The Sun, 17 Jan 1919 pg 8)
Black, Louis of Price died Feb 1891 in Salt Lake City. Buried Salt Lake City. (EUT, 19 Feb 1891 pg 4)
Blackham, Charles died Tuesday 26 Nov at Clear Creek. Wife and four children survive. Accident in mine. Buried in Orangeville. (The Sun, 5 Dec 1919 pg 1 & 28 Nov 1919 pg 4)
Bonzas, Christ about 35 year old, single, died Monday 13 Oct 1919 Wattis. Buried at Price Wed 15, Oct 1919. (The Sun, 17 Oct 1919 pg 1)
Bradley, Jefferson died about 15 Jan 1919 at Storrs; Killed a few days ago. (The Sun, 17 Jan 1919 pg 6)
Brown, J. Houston, age 25, died 8 Jan 1919 at Camp Kearney, Calif. Buried in Price. Sister, Mrs. Gomer Peacock. (The Sun, 17 Jan 1919 pg 6)
Burgener, Luella born 21 Feb 1903 Midway died Monday Sep/Oct 1919. Parents Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Burgener. Buried in Myton, Wednesday. (The Sun, 10 Oct 1919 pg 1)
Burnham, J.W., age 60, died about 6 Sep 1919 in cabin near Ogden, of heart failure. Buried in Salt Lake City. Son of Luther and Charlotte Joslin Burnham. Married Eliza Argyle. Son, J. William Burnham of Price. (The Sun, 10 Oct 1919 pg 5)
Burton, Child son of John A. Burton of Kenilworth died Dec 1919, buried at Mt. Pleasant one day last week. (The Sun, 12 Nov 1919 pg 5)
Burton, William L. born March 1, 1878 Mt Pleasant. Parents Joseph F. and Nancy Brooks Burton, died 24 Jan 1919 Storrs. Married Belle Allred 10 Oct 1906. He was run over by a refrigerator car. He leaves a widow and five children. (The Sun, 31 Jan 1919 pg 7)
Colthorp, W. P. age 44 died Wednesday January 4, 1905 at Vernal. Died of rheumatism of the heart. Originally from Tennessee. (EUA, 5 Jan 1905 pg 1)
Dennison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Dennison of Sunnyside, died Nov. 1919. Buried 21 Nov 1919 in Castle Dale. (The Sun, 28 Nov 1919, pg 3)
Ericksen, Caroline Lofgren died 26 Apr 1919 in Salt Lake City. Born Mt. Pleasant. Married 17 Mar 1898 to Judge Ferdinand Ericksen. Buried Tuesday 30 Apr 1919 in Mt. Pleasant. Leaves husband and four children. (The Sun, 2 May 1919 pg 1)
Farrer, Elizabeth Sophia wife of J.S. Farrer, merchant, died 4 Nov 1891 at Green River in child birth. (EUT, 6 Nov 1891 and The Sun, 7 Feb 1891)
Ferguson, James X abt 67 died 23 Jun 1919 in Ocean Park, Calif. Wife, Jennie. Former resident of Carbon County helped to develop Carbon County. (The Sun 27 Jun 1919 pg 1)
Forester, Thomas age 33, died Sunday 8 June 1919 in Castle Gate. Buried Monday 8 June 1919 in Price. Crushed by falling trestle at Castle Gate. (The Sun, 13 Jun 1919 pg 1) Wife returned to England. (The Sun, 26 Sep 1919 pg 4)
Fredricks, David of Huntington, died. The young man had been afflicted from youth with lameness which was caused from a white swelling. (EUT, 19 Mar 1891 pg 4)
Frazier, Warren G. age 39 died Tuesday 4 Nov 1919 in Salt Lake City. A brakeman for D&RG out of Scofield. (The Sun 7 Nov 1919 pg 5)
Gail, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gail, eight months old, died 5 Feb 1919 in Black Hawk of the flu. Buried 6 Feb 1919 in Castle Dale.
Gibbs, Charles Howard died of the flu on Monday 17 Feb 1919 in Salt Lake City. Born 29 Oct 1881 in Houghton, Michigan. Geologist for Utah Fuel Co. Buried Friday 21 Feb 1919 in Salt Lake City. (The Sun, 21 Feb 1919 pg 1)
Graham, James M. (Lieut. And Dr.) Died 5 Apr 1919 in Denver, Colorado of pneumonia. Wife and two young children. Buried in Salt Lake City. (The Sun, 5 Apr 1919 pg 5)
Grosso, Augusta Mrs. died Monday 2 Jun 1919 in Salt Lake City. Husband Frank Grosso. Tumor operation. Buried Wednesday 4 Jun 1919 in Price. Daughter, Mrs. Emily Bernardi and brother Eugene Guarenti. (The Sun, 6 Jun 1919 pg 1)
Guymon Mrs. Orson H., died Friday 7 Nov 1919 in Price. Buried Sunday 9 Nov 1919 in Price. (The Sun, 14 Nov 1919 pg 5)
Hales, three children died June 1891 in Huntington. (EUT, 5 Jun 1891 pg 4)
Halverson, George H. age 20, died 20 Dec 1918 in Green Pines. Parents Mr. and Mrs. Chris Halverson. Shooting. (The Sun, 3 Jan 1919 pg 7)
Hammond, Fletcher B. died Saturday 3 May 1919 in Salt Lake City. Born 31 Mar 1855 in Sandwich Islands to Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Hammond (of Ogden and Huntsville). Injuries. Buried in Moab. (The Sun 9 May 1919 pg 1)
Haymon, child died Apr 1891 in Springville. Mel Haymon was called to Springville last Sunday by the death of his little child. (EUA 16 Apr 1891 pg 4)
Henry, W. K. age 52, born in Virginia, died 20 Apr 1919 in Salt Lake City. Leaves a widow, three sons and two daughters. Buried in Provo. Sheriff of Carbon County 1915-1916. (The Sun, 25 Apr 1919 pg 1)
Huey, Mrs. James C. age about 23 died about 4 Nov 1919 in Park City. Murdered. Buried in Salt Lake City. Husband James C. (Cupid) Huey. Married 1914. (The Sun, 7 Nov 1919 pg 1 and 5 Dec 1919 pg 5)
Johnson, boy age 13 died 6 Apr 1891 in Price. Son of Charles Johnson. Sad accident, drug by a horse. (EUT, 9 Apr 1891 pg 5)
Johnstone, Edward B., 45, died Feb/Mar 1919 in Alameda, California. Father Hugh Johnstone, former resident of Carbon County. (Gun Play Maxwell) (The Sun, 7 Mar 1919 pg 1)
Kerkos, Louis died Saturday 12 Jul 1919 in Castle Gate. Accident in No. 1 mine. (The Sun 18 Jul 1919 pg 5)
Killpack, Jonathon H. died 26 Dec 1918 in Huntington. Born Manti, wife and seven children. (The Sun, 3 Jan 1919 pg 3)
Kuoukoupakis, Nick age about 28 died Monday 17 Mar 1919 in Kenilworth. No relatives in United States. Buried 19 Mar 1919 in Price. Accident.
Labota, John, Mexican, about 23 years old died 25 Jul 1919 in Kyune. Leaves a widow and one child. Body sent to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Killed in a fight. (The Sun, 1 Aug 1919 pg 3)
Lake, Bazel died Dec 2, 1918 in France. Parents Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Lake. Spinal Meningitis. Buried on 3 Dec 1919 (The Sun, 18 Apr 1919 pg 1)
Lambert, Samuel age about 40 years died Wednesday 5 Aug 1919 in Mohrland. Leaves a widow and one child. Buried 7 Aug 1919 in Price on Friday. (The Sun 8 Aug 1919 pg 1)
Lang, infant son age about two months, died 25 May 1881. Parents Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Lang, Price. (EUT 29 May 1891 pg 1)
Lang or Long, S. E. died 12 Sep1919 in Winter Quarters Mine, wife and three children. Buried 14 Sep 1919 in Fairview. Came from Alabama three years ago. (The Sun, 26 Sep 1919 pg 7)
Larsen, Joseph S. died Saturday 15 Aug 1919 in Altonah. Buried 16th, Sunday. Leaves a widow, five sons and one daughter. (The Sun, 22 Aug 1919 pg 5)
Littlejohn, Mary Lindsay, born 28 Mar 1877 in Draghorn Scotland. Married William Littlejohn on 3 Feb 1899. Died Monday 18 Aug 1919 in Castle Gate. Leave behind two daughters, three sons, mother, one sister, six brothers in Scotland. Buried Castle Gate 21 Aug 1919. (The Sun 22 Aug 1919 pg 1)
Majors, James early 20's, died 7 Nov 1919 in Huntington. Auto accident. (The Sun, 7 Nov 1919 pg 7)
Martin, George W. (Rev) age 70, died 7 Mar 1919 in Salt Lake City. Pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Manti for forty years, widow, son and daughter. (The Sun, 7 Mar 1919 pg 7)
Mathis, Myrtle Miss, born 10 July 1905 Price. Parents Henry G and Sarah McFarlane Mathis, died 7 Apr 1919 in Price of a heart attack. Buried Sunday 13 Apr 1919. (The Sun, 11 Apr 1919 pg 8)
Matthews, Robert, Helper, engineer, died Aug 1899 in Colton. Killed while doing some switching in the D&RG yards at Colton, 20 years ago this week. (The Sun, 15 Aug 1919 pg 4)
Milano, Dewey, infant died 29 May 1919 in Carbonville. Parents Mr. and Mrs. John Milano, car accident. (The Sun 6 Jun 1919 pg 1)
Moore, James Carl about 45 years old died Tuesday 12 Aug 1919 in Heiner. Leaves wife and baby girl. Came from Kansas City, Mo. Worked at Heiner four days. Killed in the mine. Buried in Price Wednesday 13 Aug 1919. (The Sun, 15 Aug 1919 pg 5)
Mitchell, Charles J. died 4 Mar 1919 Brest France. A Carbon County soldier, pneumonia, Greek. (The Sun, 28 Mar 1919 pg 1)
Neilson, Mr. died 6 Jul 1891 in Cleveland. Father of Joseph and Neils Neilson of Cleveland. Buried Wednesday 8 Jul 1891 in Cleveland. (EUT Friday Jul 1891)
Nelson, Frank K, age 37. Born in Manti, died 3 Jan 1919 in Salt Lake City. Leaves a wife and baby - Thompson, mother Camelia Nelson. Flu. (The Sun, 10 Jan 1919 pg 1)
Newman, Russell born Mar 20, 1811 in Kentucky. Died April 1919 in Midvale. Pioneer in Missouri, Colorado and Idaho. (The Sun, 11 Apr 1919 pg 5)
Olson, Lars M. born 17 May 1851 in Arvika Sweden. Died 17 April 1919 in Ephraim. Married Birdie P. Olson in 1891 in Sanpete. Buried Sunday 20 Apr 1919. Leaves a wife and seven children. Resident of Price for twenty years. Came in 1887. Stomach trouble. (The Sun, 25 Apr 1919 pg 1)
Omura, K - about 36 years old died Monday 21 July 1919. Shot himself. (The Sun, 25 Jul 1919 pg 1)
Parmley, Mary Ann born 27 Mar 1858 in Coundon, Durham England died Sunday July 13, 1919 in Castle Gate. Leaves husband, one son and three daughters. Married 25 February 1885 in Logan, Utah to Thomas J. Parmley. Buried Wednesday 16 Jul 1919. Heart trouble. (The Sun, 18 Jul 1919 pg 8)
Petersen, Jens born 15 Feb 1826 at Alborg Denmark to Peter and Anna Iverson-hens Jense Petersen, died 7 Jun 1919 in Spring City, Utah. Came to Price in May 1882. Married Mary Christine. She died in Price. First woman buried here. She died August 28, 1882. (The Sun, 13 Jun 1919 pg 1)
Petersen, Mary Christine died 22 Aug 1882 Price. First woman buried at Price. Buried in Petersen burial grounds east of Price. Wife of Jens Petersen. (The Sun, 13 Jun 1919, pg 1)
Potasto, son, three years old died 3 Jan 1919 in Helper. Buried 4 Jan 1919 in Helper. Parents Mr. and Mrs. Frank Potasto. Scalded.
Rhoades, Ledru B. (Judge) age 70 born on Lincoln's birthday. Licking Co., Ohio. Died 14 May 1919 of brights disease. Former resident of Price and a county Attorney. (The Sun, 13 June 1919 pg 1)
Roberts, James born Aug 31, 1871 in England. Came here in 1907. Died 19 Nov 1919 in Sunnyside. His only son, John W., was killed in action in France. Died suddenly. Buried 23 Nov 1919 in Sunnyside. (The Sun 28 Nov 1919 pg 4)
Russell, infant child died Feb 1919 in Rains. Parents Mr. and Mrs. C.N. Russell. Buried 23 Feb 1919 in Price. (The Sun, 28 Feb 1919 pg 4)
Scano, Rose about 18 years old. Died November 10, 1904 above Helper. Daughter of "Suicide Bell" Scano. Ran over by a wagon. (EUA 17 Nov 1904 pg 1)
Sharp, William Gibson age 62, born 17 Mar 1857 in Salt Lake City. Son of Bishop John Sharp and Anne Gibson Sharp. Died July 1, 1919 in Boston, Mass. Wife Mrs. Hester Harkness Sharp. Buried in Salt Lake City. Had much to do with developing Carbon Co. Funeral (The Sun, 2 Jul 1919 pg 2 & 4 Jul 1919 pg 1)
Shepperd, Carrie H. died Tuesday July 15, 1919 in Salt Lake City. Husband Julius Shepperd of Helper. Buried Saturday 19 July 1919. (The Sun, 25 Jul 1919 pg 3)
Stevenson, George West (Lieutenant) died 15 Sep 1919 in France in battle. Parents Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Stevenson of Price. (The Sun 31 Jan 1919 pg 1)
Teasdale, James E. born Hebburn, Durham England, Mar 30, 1894 to Mr. and Mrs. William Teasdale. Died Thursday 6 February 1919 in Winter Quarters. Buried 9 Feb 1919 in Scofield. Leaves a wife and two children. Married 1916 to Ethel Biggs. Died of the flu. (The Sun)
Thompson, James S. age 44, born Chicago 1875, died 15 Jan 1919 Sunnyside. Married Laura Tucker at Denver 18 years ago. Heart Trouble. Memorial services. (The Sun, 24 Jan 1919 pg 5 & 17 Jan 1919 pg 1)
Tidwell, John Franklin born Mt. Pleasant March 31, 1867. Died 26 Dec 1918 in Wellington. Wife is Frances E. Longhrey. Parents Jefferson Tidwell and Sarah Seely. Buried 29 Dec 1918. Died of the flu. Came to Carbon County in 1883. (The Sun 3 Jan 1919 pg 1)
Tidwell, Samuel Jefferson age 22 died 30 Dec 1918 in Wellington. Parents are John Franklin Tidwell and Frances Longhrey. Buried 1 Jan 1919. (The Sun 3 Jan 1919 pg 1)
Turgensen, Lavern of Emery in his early 20's died Oct 1919 at Salina Creek. Auto Accident. (The Sun, 7 Nov 1919 pg 7)
Wilde, James died Tuesday 26 Nov 1919 in Clear Creek. Buried Coalville, children, mine accident, son of electrician, grandparents Mr. and Mrs. William Wilde of Clear Creek. (The Sun, 28 Nov 1919 pg 4 & 5 Dec 1919 pg 1)
Wilson, Thomas age 63 of Ohio died Sunday 19 Oct 1919 in Price. Buried in Price Monday 20 Oct 1919. (The Sun 24 Oct 1919 pg 7)
Wilson, W.T. age about 43 from Freeport, Illinois. Died 10 Oct 1919 in Provo. Conductor D&RG. Accident (The Sun, 17 Oct 1919 pg 5)
Young, Fred died about 29 Jan 1919 in Salt Lake. Leaves behind a wife and young son. Injured at Sunnyside. (The Sun, 31 Jan 1919 pg 1)
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The following obituaries where part of the collection of Frances Cunningham and where given to the Carbon County UTGenWeb webpage.
Beside the Fulmer Bier
Funeral services of a highly impressive character were held at the Spring Glen schoolhouse over the remains of the late J.D. Fulmer, whose sudden death last Saturday morning sent a shock of sorrow throughout the state. Mr. Fulmer was fifty nine years of age and had spent his life in Utah, having been born in the Old Fort, at Salt Lake City in the year following the arrival of the "hand Cart" pioneers. He was a man of sterling qualities, held in the highest affection, by those who knew him well and respected by all with whom he came into contact. It is safe to say that no man in all the west had more genuine friends than had J.D. Fulmer.
As an indication of the great sorrow caused by the taking off of this good and upright man, the Spring Glen schoolhouse, which was especially tendered by the trustees for the occasion, was crowded to the doors, many who had come to pay their last respects to his memory being unable to gain admittance.
The services were directed by Bishop John T. Rolly and were under the nuspices of the ward bishopric. They were of an unusually touching character, every loving tribute to the memory of the departed drawing an echo of affection from the sorrowing hearts of the assembled throng.
The principal speakers were John H. Pace, H.G. Mathis, R. B. Morrison and Chauncey Cook the last named a half brother of the deceased. All these speakers paid high tribute to the honesty, integrity and splendid personal qualities of the man over whose bier a whole community stood bent with sorrow. Mr. Morrison's remarks were especially impressive. He dealt with the stern honesty and unimpeachable character of his dead friend, holding up his life as an example to be admired and emulated by all. Mr. Morrison was full of his subject and his remarks met with sympathetic response from all his hearers. After the services he said to a friend: "When a man like that dies, when the grave opens to receive him and he sinks into its bosom, there can be no better epitaph than the words of Pope 'An Honest Man is the Noblest Work of God'".
Mr. Fulmer leaves a wife and eight children. Among the latter is a married daughter living in Canada who had been advised of the death of her father and was expected to be present at the funeral. She was, however, unable to make the trip. The other children are J.D, Van, Lorenzo, Pearl and a little one of three years. The other married ones are Mrs. Olive Hanselman and Mrs. Chloe Atherton.
Eastern Utah Advocate, 11 Feb 1909
One among the first born of Utah's sturdy manhood after the pioneers reached Utah Valley and a citizen of Carbon county for about twenty years died at Spring Glen last Friday in the person of J.D. Fullmer, after a brief illness. He is survivied by a wife and several children. Funeral services were held from the Spring Glen meeting house yesterday afternoon and the remains laid to rest in the local cemetery there.
The speakers at the funeral were John H. Pace, Henry G. Mathis, Bishop John T. Rowley of Spring Glen and one of his counsellors, R. B. Morrison of Helper. C.H. Cook, formerly of Spring Glen and a half-brother of the deceased, also made a brief address. The funeral was one among the largest in Spring Glen ward, the attendance and genuine sorrow expressed by friends and neighbors showing the very high regard in which deceased was held by those who had known him most intimately these many years.
The deceased was born in the "old fort" at Salt Lake City about a year after the pioneers came to the state by handcart, and was about 48 years of age.
Kenneth Babcock Fullmer, 62, died Jan. 1 1978 of cancer. Born July 16, 1916, Spring Glen, to Lorenzo Babcock and Margaret Farish Fullmer. Worked for Garrett Freightlines for 15 years prior to disabilities. Member LDS Church. Survivors: mother, Margaret Allred Christiansen, Salt lake City; brother, Ben Fullmer, Bountiful; sisters, Mrs. Richard (Willma) Wiece, Mrs. Glen (Margaret) Hutchins and Mrs. Ralph (Mary Anne) Gudmundsen, all Salt Lake City; nieces and nephews. Funeral services Thursday 2 p.m. Redwood Memorial Estates, 6500 S. Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, where friends may call Wednesday 6 - 8 p.m. and Thursday one hour prior to services. Burial, Redwood Memorial Estates.
Funeral services were conducted Monday at 1 p.m. in the Spring Glen LDS ward chapel for Thomas William Haycock, 84, Spring Glen, who died of causes incident to age Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Carbon Hospital. He was born January 29, 1880, Staffordshire, England to Thomas William and Mary Ann Brindley Haycock. He married Phoebe Elizabeth Bellows December 2, 1910 in Price. He was a retired railroad engineer, hostler and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Surviving are his widow; sons and daughters, Mrs. Nick (Vera) Mamarakis and Johnny Haycock, Spring Glen; Mrs. Dorothy Marshall, Carbonville; Mrs. Rudy (Mildred) Vuksinick, Orem, Arthur G. and Leslie W. Haycock, Salt Lake City; Clifford L. Haycock and Mrs. Flossi Gold, Grand Junction. 18 great grand children. Burial was in the Haycock Cemetery Spring Glen, under the directions of the Mitchell Funeral Home.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Spring Glen LDS chapel for Richard Thomas Haycock, 86, Spring Glen who died Saturday at 3 a.m. at his home after a long illness. He was born Aug. 14, 1878 at Clowne, England to Joseph George and Margaret Joan Haycock. He married Margaret Elvera Jones April 17, 1905 at Winter Quarters. The marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. He was a retired fireman having worked for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad and was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Firemen. Surviving are his widow; sons and daughters, Richard Elgin Haycock, Spring Glen, Mrs. Wehnonea Anderson, Mrs. James (Marci) Hammand, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Farinon (Alpha) Barker, Craig, Colorado; Mrs. Eldin (Beverly) Byrge, Helper; 15 grand children, 21 great-grand children; sister Mrs. Margaret Wyatt, Salt Lake City. Burial was in the Spring Glen Cemetery under the direction of the Fausett-Etzel Mortuary.
22 Jul 1926
Old Resident of Spring Glen answers last call. Mrs. Mary A. Haycock, 76 years of age, died yesterday afternoon at her home in Spring Glen from old age. Funeral services will be conducted there Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the LDS meeting house, with interment in the local cemetery. Arrangements are in charge of G.E. Flynn. Mrs. Haycock was one of the old time residents of Spring Glen and Carbon County. She was the wife of Thomas Haycock and is survived by the following sons; William, Thomas, Elmer and Jess.
Sun Advocate: 1977
Spring Glen, Lewis Madsen, five days old, died February 14, 1977; Gregory Madsen, two days old, died February 11, 1977, in a Salt Lake City hospital of prematurity. Born February 9, 1977, Price sons of Karl and Kathleen Robinson Madsen. Survivors: parents; sister, Jennifer, all Spring Glen; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Madsen, Lakeview, Utah; Mr. and mrs. Plieon B. Robinson, Provo; great-grandparents, Mrs. Karl Taylor; Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Madsen, all Lakeview; Mrs. Kathleen Burton, Afton, Wyoming. Graveside services, were Wednesday, 11:00 a.m., Price City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to the University of Utah newborn Intensive Care Unit.
Sun Advocate 1976
Howard Lacey of Boulder, Colo., died in a Boulder hospital May 10, 1976 of cancer. Born Aug. 24, 1918, to Lucille and Earl Lacey. Married Martha T. Fazzio April 24, 1947. Worked in mines; member of Catholic Church. Survivors: wife and daughter, Martha Lacey, Helper; Mrs. Jimmie (Faye) Lee, Helper, four grandchildren. Funeral services were May 14 in Boulder.
Spring Glen - Don J. Rolando, 78, Spring Glen, died July 20, 1977 in a Price hospital following a long illness. Born Sept. 22, 1898, Castle Gate, Carbon County, to James D. and Mary McElroy Rolando. Married Adeline Coletti, Sept. 13, 1924, Kemmerer, Wyo. Retired coal miner, member, UMWA, local 1681. Survivors: wife, son, James D., Allentown, Pa.; one grandchild; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. William (Mary) Morrison, Helper; Ann Babich, Albuquerque, N.M.; Tracy Arnold, Missoula, Mont.; Mrs. Jack (Minerva) Kersbergen, San Gabriel, Calif. Funeral services are Saturday, 10 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Chapel, Price, where friends call Friday, Saturday prior to services. Burial, Mountain View Cemetery.
Spring Glen - Hannah Reynolds Sheffield Riley, 83, Spring Glen, died in a Price hospital May 21, 1975 after a long illness. Born Feb. 8, 1892, South Normanton, Derbyshire, England, to Matthew and Hannah Starkey Reynolds. Married Joseph Thomas Sheffield July 2, 1909, Rock Spring, Wyo.; he died Sept. 2, 1909. Married Robert Riley nov. 22, 1912, Rock Springs, Wyo.; he died Feb. 13, 1960. Came to U.S. in 1892. Delivered babies for many years in Clawson, Utah Active member LDS Church. Survivors: sons, daughters, Thomas Sheffield, Hiawatha; Robert M. Riley, Riverton; Jack E. Riley, Granger; James E. Riley, Castle Dale; George L. Riley, Clawson; Mrs. Evan J. (Rose) Marshall, Redwood City, Calif.; Mrs. Andrew C. (Hannah) Tucker, Murray; Mrs. Jane R. Jensen, Provo; Mrs. Oliver C. (Mary) Jensen, Spring Glen; 41 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren. Funeral Saturday 2 p.m., Spring Glen LDS Ward Chapel. Burial, Spring Glen Cemetery.
Sun Advocate 1977
Spring Glen - Pete Cima, 72, died January 10, 1977 at home following a long illness. Born October 31, 1904, Johnson City, Illinois to James and Virginia Phillips Cima. Married Mary Kos July 30, 1927 in Price, Utah. Member Catholic Church, retired from Denver & Rio Grande Railroad where he was an engineer with 30 years service. Survivors: wife and daughters: Mrs. Norman (Barbara) Wilson and Mrs. Louie (Madeline) Tonc, both Spring Glen; 6 grandchildren; mother; Mrs. Virginia Wiley, Salt Lake City; sister: Mrs. Roy (Isabell) Chindgren, Salt Lake City. Funeral Mass was Wednesday 1 p.m. St. Anothony's Church in Helper. Holy Rosary was Tuesday Mitchell Funeral Chapel, Price. Burial Mt. View Cemetery, Helper.
Sun Advocate, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 1984 pg 10A
Martha Viola Karcich, age 62, died Oct. 28, 1984 in a Price hospital. Born March 29, 1922 at Sego, Utah, daughter of Pete and Eunice Battagliotti Viola. Married William J. Karcich, Jan. 11, 1941 in Price. Resident of Carbon County since 1923. Survived by: husband, William, Spring Glen; sons, William J. Karcich, Jr., Price; Raymond Scott Karcich, Spring Glen; mother, Mrs. Eunice Viola, Carbonville; granddaughters, Ilise and Krystal Jo Karcich; and a community of friends. Funeral services Wednesday, 1 p.m. Mitchell Chapel where friends may call one hour prior to services. Burial Price City Cemetery.
Sun Advocate, Friday, Oct. 26, 1984
Helper - Katie Pavletich Star, age 81, died at her home in Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 24. Born Feb. 12, 1903 in Lika Croation, Yugoslavia to Matt and Barbara Hodak Pavletich. Married Bob (Bozo) Star Jan. 13, 1924 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Raton, New Mexico. He died March 28, 1964. Member of the Catholic church. Long time resident of Carbon County, she moved to Sacramento in 1978. Owned and operated Katies' Place in Carbonville for many years. Member of Croation Fraternal Union and SNPJ. Survived by two sons and three daughters, Steve Star, Grand Juntion; Martin Star, Littleton, Colo.; Helen Star and Mrs. Tom (Anne) Biegler, both of Sacramento; Mrs. Frank (Barbara) Lang, Castro Valley, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Luja Butorac, Yugoslavia; 15 grandchilren; six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband; son, Matt; two infant children and a grandson, Matt, Jr. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated by grandson, Father Tom Star, Saturday, 10 a.m. in St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Helper. Holy Rosary will be recited Friday evening, 7 p.m. Mitchell Chapel, where friends may call Friday and Saturday prior to services. Burial, Mt. View Cemetery, Helper.
Spring Glen - George Strakey, age 92, died Oct. 6 in a Salt Lake City hospital. Born Dec. 31, 1891 in Austria, a son of George and Agness Papish Strakey. Married Amelia Chidester Richards Oct. 25, 1941 in Utah. She died Aug. 31, 1976. Resident of Carbon County for many years. Served in the U.S. Army in World War One. Worked in various coal mines and was a retired member of UMWA Local No. 1681. Survived by stepson and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Richards, Helper; three grandchildren, Tom and Bob Richards and Mrs. Barbara Pilling; three sisters, Agnes Tomsick, Salt Lake City; Mrs. Josephine Blaney and Mrs. Barbara Sepko, both of San Francisco, Calif.; many nieces and nephews. Graveside service Wednesday, 11:00 a.m., Mountain View Cemetery, Helper. Friends may call Mitchell Chapel Wednesday prior to 10:30 a.m.
Mike Vrotikas who died from injuries received last Saturday while at work at the Hiawatha mine was buried Monday at the Spring Glen cemetery. The funeral services were conducted by a priest from Salt Lake City. The deceased was 40 years of age and unmarried.
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