April 26, 1932 ~ November 2, 2010
Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and dear friend passed away on the evening of Tuesday Nov. 2, 2010 surrounded by her family.
Colleen was born April 26, 1932 in Provo, Utah to Emil K. Nielsen and Eva Taylor Nielsen. She was the forth of five children. Colleen married the love of her life of 59 years, Harry Orivlle McCormick on July 3, 1951 in Aberdeen Maryland. They were later sealed in the Manti Temple.
She was a very faithful member of the LDS Church. She served a mission at the LDS Training Center, served in the presidency of the Relief Society, involved in the Young Woman program and all aspects of scouting, visiting teacher coordinator and a perfect visiting teacher. She was a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, past chairman of the P. G. Beautification Committee and Garden Club. Colleen was a published poem writer, loved the outdoors and most of all enjoyed supporting her grandchildren in their sporting activities.
Colleen was loved by all and her smiling face will be missed.
Survived by her husband Harry Orivlle McCormick, Pleasant Grove; brother Bill (Arleen) Nielsen, West Valley City; daughter Terrie Kay (Kent) Mitchell, Island Park Idaho; son Michael Ralph (Diana) McCormick, Tooele; grandchildren, Kimber, Trent (Meghan), Alyssa McCormick, Tooele and great granddaughter Mikaela McCormick. She was preceded in death by her parents, infant sister Nayda Lee, brothers Devon and Burt Nielsen.
Funeral services will be held Monday Nov. 8, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Grove Creek 7th Ward Chapel, 924 N. 500 E. Pleasant Grove. A viewing will be held Sunday Nov. 7, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary 454 S. 300 E. Pleasant Grove and one hour prior to services on Monday. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery following the funeral. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.
August 5, 1942 ~ October 27, 2010
Annette Harper Johnson, 68, passed from this life Wednesday, October 27, 2010 with her sweetheart and other family members by her side.
Born August 5, 1942 to Rue and Norma Harper. She graduated from Pleasant Grove High School in 1960. On December 15, 1961 she married her sweetheart Daniel Von Johnson. As a member of the LDS Church, she served as a stake missionary in Provo and through the years has served faithfully in many callings. She has worked for the Utah State Developmental Center, Signetics, Norton’s, and retired from JC Penney Co. after 18 years. She loved traveling, camping and going on cruises; but her greatest love in life was her husband and her family – especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband, Von (Lindon); children, Austin (Teresa) Johnson, Lindon; Danette (Kevin) Stone, Eagle Mountain; Cindy (Matt) Stocks, Woodland Hills; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; brothers, Ronald (Judy) Harper, Gary Harper and Richard (Jane) Harper. Preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Teresa.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 1, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Lindon 20th Ward Chapel, 56 East 600 North, Lindon. Visitation held Sunday, October 31, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East , Pleasant Grove and one hour prior to services on Monday. Interment will be in the Orem City Cemetery, 1520 North 800 East, Orem. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com
October 25, 1943 ~ October 25, 2010
Jene Duvall, our wonderful son, father, grandfather, brother and friend took his next step of faith Oct. 25, 2010 from his home in Pleasant Grove surrounded by family and friends. Jene was a leader and example throughout his life. Born to Lowell and Bobbie Jean Duvall of Pleasant Grove. He served as an Eagle Scout and gave service to his country in the 101st Airborne. After an honorable discharge he married Geraldene Carpenter and is survived by his son Todd (Katherine); three grandchildren, Brooke, Shelby and Gavyn.
Jene traveled the world as a machinist, millwright and missionary. He always built things with exactness in mind. His motto was “Let’s get it done” and that was how he lived. His passion was missionary work and he was able to reach and serve people in a very unique way. He always built things to last including his relationships. He will be missed by his mother, his friends and his brothers, Tom, Wes, Kevin and twin brother Jerry; his sisters, Pat and Sara and his good friend Ludean.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Timpanogos First Ward Chapel, 520 North 400 East, Pleasant Grove. A viewing will be held Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove and at the church one hour prior to services on Friday. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by The American Legion, Post 72. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com
April 1, 1987 ~ October 20, 2010
Private First Class Justin Christopher Hillock, age 23, passed away October 20, 2010 in Cedar Hills, Utah. Justin was born on April 1, 1987 in Provo, Utah, to Jeff & Kathy Hall Hillock.
Justin received his diploma in 2006. After receiving his diploma, Justin worked for his father in his electrical business. During that time, Justin joined the Utah National Guard in late 2008. He graduated from AIT in 2009. He was in the Delta Company First Battalion 211 Aviation specializing in Apache Helicopter repair. Justin was so proud to be serving our country and was waiting for his papers to deploy to Afghanistan next year.
Justin was baptized into the LDS Church in 2008. He loved doing many things with his family and friends. He enjoyed going to the NASCAR races, helping get his dad get the race car ready to go racing, motorcycles and anything fast paced. He also loved camping, boating and just hanging out.
Justin was one of the most giving and selfless people. He was always there to help out any family or friends when they called. He helped all his grandparents during their time of need. Justin always had a smile on his face and always spoke kind words to everyone. If you met Justin, you were a friend forever. Whenever it was time to leave, Justin always made sure he hugged everyone good bye and said “I love you”.
Justin is survived by his parents, Jeff & Kathy Hillock, sister, Melanie Hillock, nephew, Collin Jesse James Anderson, niece, Bentlee Jocelyn Hillock Petro, Grandfather, Dan Hall and Grandfather, Joseph Hillock. He was preceded in death by his Grandmother, Delores Hall and Grammy, Mary Hillock.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 25, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Manila 8th Ward Church located at 3785 West Box Elder Drive, Cedar Hills, UT. A viewing will be from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. prior to services. Burial will be at the Evergreen Cemetery located off Highway 89 at 1997 South 400 East in Springville, UT. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com
August 17, 1930 ~ October 19, 2010
After recently celebrating his 80th birthday and 60th wedding anniversary with his eternal sweetheart, Wayne Golden Peay, of Lindon passed away unexpectedly on October 19 after an accidental fall.
Wayne was born August 17, 1930 in Pleasant Grove to Golden Beal and Estella Johnson Peay. He lived in Pleasant Grove and Lindon his entire life. He married his eternal sweetheart, Geraldine Adamson on September 27, 1950 in the Salt Lake Temple.
Wayne served in the U. S. Army during the Korean conflict. After returning home, he worked for Utah Power & Light and retired after 38 years of service. Wayne and Geri served several missions for the LDS Church in Winter Quarters, Cove Fort, and 9 years at the Bishops Storehouse. He was a faithful and devoted member of the LDS Church, serving in many stake and ward callings throughout his life. One of his greatest joys was traveling with the Good Sam’s Club where he made many life-long devoted friends. Wayne loved the gospel, his family and friends. He always had time to serve a friend or talk with a stranger who then became a new friend.
He loved to ride horses in American Fork Canyon, where he spent many years working for his grandfather when he was young. His greatest love and joy was his family including his 3 children, 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Each one had a personal relationship with him. He taught them correct principles and lived by them. He was always an example of love, faith, commitment and service and his life radiated the gospel of Jesus Christ.
He is survived by his eternal sweetheart Geraldine; his three children: Cheri Hansen, Lindon; Connie (Mike) Marchbanks, Lindon; and Kevin (Cindy) Peay, Centerville. He will especially be missed by his grandchildren and his great grandchildren who he adored.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 23 at 1:00 pm in the Lindon 5th Ward LDS chapel, 610 W 100 S, Lindon. Friends may call Friday evening from 6-8 pm at the Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 S. 300 E., Pleasant Grove and at the church on Saturday one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.
Bye for now Dad and Grandpa! We love you!
February 16, 1930 ~ October 16, 2010
Mary Jane Whitehead passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2010. She was born February 16, 1930 in Salt Lake City to John Leedru Hansen and Margaret Smell Hansen.
Mary Jane was raised in Salt Lake City and in San Mateo, California where she graduated from San Mateo High School. She met her sweetheart, Stanley Whitehead through friends. They were married April 6, 1952 in San Mateo. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Oakland LDS Temple. She encouraged Stan to finish college as they began their family. Stan’s work as a civil engineer required that they move 27 times and every home that Mary Jane moved to would be completely decorated within a couple of weeks.
Mary Jane enjoyed sewing for her girls, quilting, embroidery and decorating her home, and she taught those skills to her daughters. Her life was spent serving others. As a member of the LDS church she served in many callings. She was dedicated visiting teacher. She and Stan together served as part-time missionaries to a Cambodian branch in Oakland, California and in the genealogy library in Orem. Mary Jane was also a very good friend to others and had many female friends that she stayed close to over the years.
Mary Jane is survived by three daughters: Kim (Dan) Leatham, Karen (Danny) Sadler, Kris (Ron) Munson, 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and by her brother John Hansen. Mary Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Stan, who left just a month and a half ago to prepare a new home for her.
We greatly appreciate the help and care given to Mary Jane in the last few years of her life by the staffs at Canyon Breeze Senior Living and Courtyard at Jamestown.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the Orem Cascade Stake Center, 481 East Center Street, Orem, Utah with interment to follow in the Lindon City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com
March 2, 1931 ~ October 3, 2010
Richard George Tolen (“Dick”), father and grandfather, died Sunday, October 3rd in American Fork, Utah, at the age of 79. Dick was born to Mark and Lucile Tolen on March 2, 1931. He was born and raised in Ord, Nebraska, graduated from Ord High School in 1949, and later graduated with a Bachelors degree from Hastings College. He subsequently completed a Masters degree in Education Administration at the University of Northern Colorado. After college, he served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany prior to his honorable discharge. He quarterbacked his high school football team, and his love of sports continued throughout his life as a high school football and basketball referee, and as an avid follower of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Dick was an ordained Deacon within the Episcopal Church and served at both the Church of the Holy Faith and St. Marks on the Mesa. Dick had many passions in life including writing, singing, reading poetry, classical music, and church. Above all, he was a master teacher and school administrator, working in Haigler, Gothenburg and Hastings, NE., and in Sitka, AK, before spending the remainder of his career in the Santa Fe Public Schools. He loved his students and knew each of them by name. At the schools where he was principal, he insisted on handling cafeteria duty so he would be able to spend more time with the kids. He eventually retired after devoting over 40 years of service to the profession he loved. Dick will be remembered by many friends and family members and is survived by his older brother Tom (Rita), daughter, Anne (Brett), sons, Tom (Donna), Christopher (Heather), David (Tallie), and Patrick, along with 13 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1pm on October 15th at the Church of the Holy Faith, 311 E. Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hastings College Foundation, P.O. BOX 269, Attn: Tom Jorgenson, Hastings, NE 68902, St. Marks-On-the-Mesa Episcopal Church 431 Richmond Pl, Abq, NM 87106, or the Church of the Holy Faith in Santa Fe, NM. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com
July 11, 1935 ~ October 7, 2010
Boyd K. Fraughton “Kay” died peacefully at home on October 7, 2010 surrounded by his loving family. Kay was born on July 11, 1935 in Tabiona, Utah to Oral Stanley “Kay” Fraughton and Edna May Jones Fraughton. Kay married the love of his life Marlene Laycock Fraughton on October 10, 1953 and they had 57 wonderful years together. Kay had a deep love for his family and the outdoors. He was a “Partner” to all and a true old school cowboy.
Kay also had a love for his horses and prided himself on his horsemanship. He was an accomplished hunter and fisherman and all around outdoorsman. He spent many years raising and running hounds. He always said what amazing people he had met through all of his loves and cherished the friendships he had made over the years. To know Kay is to love him. His charity and kindness to others had no boundaries. Kay had a deep love for the Gospel and held many positions in the LDS church over the years.
Kay is survived by his wife, Marlene Laycock Fraughton, Kaylene (Alan) Sundquist, Dianne (Phil) Ortega, JoLene (Gene) Bernardo, Chad (Jenn) Fraughton; 25 grandchildren and 13 ½ great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Henry Sherman and twin granddaughters, Cori Ann and Stephanie.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 11, 2010 at 11:00 am in the Lindon Second Ward Chapel, 610 West 100 South, Lindon. Family and friends may attend a viewing on Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove and at the church on Monday one hour prior to services. Interment will be in the Tabiona Red Cliff Cemetery located at 3900 West 5000 North Tabby Lane, Tabiona, Utah at 2:00 p.m.
April 4, 1923 ~ September 20, 2010
Maxine Fryer Smith, 87, of Pleasant Grove passed away September 20, 2010 in Orem. She was born April 4, 1923 in Lindon to Matthew Leonard Fryer and Hazel Rebecca Tomlinson Fryer. She grew up in Lindon on a fruit farm; she attended Lindon and Pleasant Grove schools graduating in 1941. She married her high school sweetheart Joseph Thorne Smith, May 25, 1942 in Evanston, WY; their marriage was later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple, May 25, 1959. Thorne passed away Oct. 29, 1984.
She is survived by four sons and one daughter, Paul (Kathy) Smith, Glenn (Edith) Smith, Kim (Marilyn) Smith, Karen (Mike) Parkinson and Jeff (Debbie) Smith; 18 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by granddaughter, Emily Laura Smith.
She was well loved by all her family. Her home was the center of many cherished family activities. An active member of the LDS church she served in many callings, Relief Society President, Stake Relief Society Presidency and in the branch Relief Society Presidency at the Utah State Developmental Center, a calling she especially loved. She also served as an ordinance worker at the Provo Temple. She was a wonderful wife and mother and took pride in a beautiful home and loved her flower gardens. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and quilting. She had a number of good friends who brightened her life. Her last few years were challenging but she faced her challenges rarely complaining. Thanks to all the caregivers who attended to her needs. We know we will see her again.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 24, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Timpanogos Seventh Ward Chapel, 300 East 500 North, Pleasant Grove. A viewing will be held Thursday, September 23, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove, and at the church one hour prior to services on Friday. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com
July 23, 1919 ~ September 20, 2010
Vera Jones McQueen, 91, passed away peacefully at her home in American Fork, on Monday, September 20, 2010 surrounded by her children.
Vera was born July 23, 1919 in Moreland Idaho, the third of eight children born to Gracie Claire Davis and Joseph Lewis Jones.
Vera attended many different schools during her childhood years in Idaho, and graduated from Glenn’s Ferry High School in 1937. Vera married Irel S. McQueen on Jan. 31, 1950 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. Two years later the first of their five children was born and in 1954 they moved to Denver, Colorado, where the McQueens would make their home for the next 23 years, retiring to Utah in 1977.
Throughout her life Vera was a joyful example of a generous heart and willing hands. The core of her life was faith and family. To her parents she was a joy; to her treasured siblings a shining example. To her children, in whom she instilled a love of God, she was a devoted mother, a gifted homemaker, a loving teacher, and a tireless supporter. Within her church she offered her talents as an instructor, an organizer, and a kind friend to all. Vera faithfully served two full-time missions for the LDS Church; the first in her young adulthood, in the New England States mission, and the second with her sweetheart, Irel S. McQueen in Minneapolis, Minnesota. One of her greatest joys in life was the 19 years of faithful service spent with Irel in the Logan LDS Temple.
Vera is survived by her five children: Dian & husband Kevin Lee of Taylorsville, UT; Verl & wife Mary of Cedar Hills UT; Keith and wife Sharon of Orem, UT; Owen McQueen of Menlo Park, CA; and Lora Lee and husband James Park of American Fork, UT, and leaves a legacy of faithfulness to her 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters: Evelyn Borup, Tremonton UT; Norma Murray, Homedale ID; and Lois Ward, Boise ID, and is preceded in death by siblings, Wayne, Dorothea, Helen, Gordon, and Gwendlyn.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 25, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Manila Second Ward Chapel, 950 East 850 North, American Fork, Utah (adjacent to the Mount Timpanogos Temple). A viewing will be held Friday, September 24, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove, Utah, and one hour prior to services on Saturday. Graveside services will be in the Cloverdale Cemetery, in Boise, Idaho on Monday, September 27, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com
Memorials may be sent to the LDS Church Perpetual Education Fund or the LDS Humanitarian Fund.