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Utah funeral homes, mortuaries and chapels listed by local UT City. Mormonism is the most popular religion of Utahns and the majority of Utah state is affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. You can fain many funeral homes that follow Mormon funeral traditions. Mormon funeral service is similar to traditional Christian funeral service practiced throughout the United States. There is also a Wake, Viewing or Visitation time before the Mormon funeral. Mormons believe in life after death and funerals are generally a time of celebration. Find more information and send funeral flowers below.

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Hatch honors veterans, calls for support of Trump at Memorial Day service - KSL.com

Saturday, June 10, 2017

SANDY — Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, urged attendees at Monday's Larkin Mortuary Memorial Day service to "support our armed forces" and remember those who have died in the line of duty."It’s really important that we all show up and let people know that we’re not going forget these folks,” Hatch said. "They gave their lives for us, and we ought to be willing to give our lives for them.”While Hatch spent the majority of his speech paying respects to those who have served or are currently serving in the military, he also made remarks regarding political divisiveness and a need for respect toward President Donald Trump."He's our president. And yes, I'm sure there are things that we probably don't like about him. But there's an awful lot of things you can like about him," he said. "One of them is that he was willing to run as an outsider, and someone who wasn't given much of a chance, and he was able to run for what he considered to be the principles of this country."I know him really well, and I can say, like others, wi...

Truck driver dies in southern Utah rollover on SR-56 - Salt Lake Tribune

Monday, May 01, 2017

A 73-year-old semitrailer driver died Wednesday when his truck rolled on State Route 56 in southern Utah, authorities said.The Utah Highway Patrol said Beryl resident Morris W. Carter was driving west on State Route 56 near mile marker 20 — about 40 miles west of Cedar City — when the crash occurred at about 2:45 p.m. He was not wearing a seatbelt.Carter drifted to the right side of the roadway, then corrected back off the left side. He then overcorrected toward the road surface, "but the weight of the load and truck shifted, causing it to tip over and roll onto its side," according to UHP. Officials said the cab sustained major damage when the truck rolled.Carter suffered "significant trauma" and died at the scene. lramseth@sltrib.comTwitter: @lramseth...

Former Utah Senate, farming boss 'Cap' Ferry dies; colleagues recall him as a 'quiet' leader, loud dresser - Salt Lake Tribune

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Once upon a time at the Utah Legislature, Republicans and Democrats would caucus together and discuss important issues.That the Democrats, as the minority, had a seat at the table seems unachievable today.But when Miles "Cap" Ferry was president of the Utah Senate more than 30 years ago, the minority got heard, said former Democratic legislator Mike Dmitrich, who was House minority leader when Ferry headed the Senate.Ferry died late Friday night at age 84. He is remembered as a gentleman with no ego who used that charm to get things done."He was pretty low-key at the Legislature," Dmitrich said. "But he was a big deal on the national stage."Ferry, who led the Senate from 1979 to 1984, was president of National Conference of State Legislatures in 1983-84. In all, he served 20 years in the Utah Legislature, three in the House and 17 in the Senate.When Norm Bangerter became the first GOP governor elected in 20 years in Utah, he appointed Ferry, a farmer and rancher from the northern Utah hamlet of Corrine, to be...

Miles “Cap” Ferry, 3/31/17 - Tremonton Leader

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Miles Yeoman "Cap" Ferry, passed away on March 31, 2017, after a very brief illness at the age of 84.  He was born in Brigham City, Utah on September 22, 1932, to John Yeoman Ferry II (the original "Cap") and Alda W. Cheney Ferry and lived a life devoted to family, agriculture, and public service.He married his high school sweetheart, Suzanne Call, on May 19, 1952, and was later sealed in the Logan LDS Temple on June 1, 1953.  Their union was blessed with four children and later expanded to include two daughters through the LDS Indian Placement Program.  Cap and Sue were  true partners in life, raising their children and grandchildren, participating in public life, and traveling the world together.Upon graduating from Box Elder High School in1950, Cap attended Utah State Agricultural College on a music scholarship, graduating Phi Kappa Phi in Animal Science in 1954. AdvertisementFollowing graduation, Cap joined his father in his farming and sheep operation and subsequently incorporated it into "J.Y. Ferry and Son, Inc.", expanding its 117-year operation into its current diversified feedlot, ranching and farming agr...

Judy Edwards

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Kelly Wilson, Wendy and spouse Sheila Wilson, Paula Whitehead and husband Todd, Lori Flint and husband Mark, all of Pangburn; siblings Shirley Rawlins and husband Bert of Salt Lake City, Utah, Lytton G. Fields and wife Mary of Jacksonville, Arkansas, Fred Matthews of Valparaiso, Indiana. She is also survived by grandchildren Corey Wilson, Matthew Flint, William Whitehead, Michael Flint, Scotty Poe, Suzan Williams, Sunshine (Nikki) Wilson, and Mitchell Flint; four great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and other family and friends.Visitation will be Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Heber Springs Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Friday, April 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the Heber Springs Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Henderson Cemetery in Pangburn.In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Arkansas Hospice.Funeral Arrangements entrusted to Clinton Funeral Service. To sign Judy's Book of Memories, please go to www.clintonfuneralservice.com.

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The new asylums: How Utah traps the mentally ill behind bars - Deseret News

Monday, June 19, 2017

PROVO — Across Utah, nearly 70 mentally ill men and women who are supposed to be receiving mental health treatment are instead trapped in jail cells.They're getting sicker. They're being released without treatment. They're dying.They're not supposed to be there.Charged with crimes but too sick to answer for them in court, they are stuck, waiting for an opening at the only facility in the state that can prepare them to face the legal system — the Utah State Hospital in Provo.The Deseret News spent three months interviewing families, hospital employees and administrators; examining hundreds of pages of jail reports, injury logs and court records; and found that:Inmates are being forced to wait five months or more to get into the Utah State Hospital, far exceeding wait times in six other Western states. Some are dying before they get there. And others are being held for so long that the state is forced to release them from jail before they ever set foot in the hospital.Judges and jailers say they have k...

Death Notices | Obituaries | heraldextra.com - Daily Herald

Monday, June 19, 2017

UT where a Viewing will be held prior from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Graveside Services will be held on Friday, June 9th at 4:00 pm in the Red Mesa Cemetery, Red Mesa, Colorado. Funeral Directors: Utah Valley Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.uvfuneral.com.Albrea Jayne Knowlton Brewer of Orem, Utah, passed away on June 2, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Sharon Park 1st Ward Building located at 300 N. 100 E. in Orem, Utah. A viewing will be held prior to the service from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the same location. Burial will be at the Orem City Cemetery. A full obituary can be found and condolences may be expressed to the family at www.SundbergOlpinMortuary.com.Donna Bunnell, 83 of Henderson, Nevada, passed away May 30, 2017. Graveside Services will be Monday, June 12, 2017, 1:00 p.m. at the Orem City Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family Monday before the graveside from 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 East 800 North, Orem. Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.walkersanderson.com.Mary Jean Brown loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, passed away peacefully in Payson, UT Sunday June 4, 2017 at age 89. Services will be held Saturday June 10, 2017 at 11:00 am in the West Mountain 4th Ward, 3 miles West of Payson on Utah Ave. with a visitation beginning at 9:30am. Friends a...

Church's first retired Air Force general to serve as a General Authority Seventy, Elder John R. Lasater, dies at age 85 - Deseret News

Monday, June 19, 2017

General Authority has died at the age of 85.Elder John Roger Lasater, retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General and emeritus General Authority Seventy, died in Ogden, Utah, on June 14.Sustained as a General Authority Seventy on April 4, 1987, at age 55, Elder Lasater served in that capacity for five years until his release on Oct. 3, 1992. He was called by President Ezra Taft Benson, and served in various assignments in that calling.“My military and Church assignments have just blended over the years,” he told the Church News in an article published on April 25, 1987, not long after his call to serve as a General Authority. “They seem to have gone hand in hand. In fact, I can truthfully say that my Church activity and assignments have enhanced my success in my chosen profession. I enjoyed my military career, but I felt there was something else I should be doing so I voluntarily retired. I never dreamed of anything like this calling. However, as Nephi said to his brothers, ‘I will go and do the things which the Lord hath commanded.’ ”Whether it be in a Church assignment or in his impressive military career, Elder Lasater tried to apply honor, integrity, loyalty, service and fidelity — the qualities represented ...

Obituaries: Hollingshead, Lear - Statesman Journal

Monday, June 19, 2017

Elden Loraine HollingsheadMay 2, 1925 – June 10, 2017Elden Hollingshead, 92, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, June 10.Elden was born in Morgan, Utah, to Abram and Catherine (Clawson) Hollingshead, one of 2 children. Following high school Elden joined the Coast Guard in 1943, where he served for nearly 3 years. He then married Viola Forsgren on April 14, 1949, and together they resided in California for a time. Elden worked for Rockwell International for over 30 years. He worked as a machinist contributing to more than 10 specific NASA projects with the National Aeronautic Association. Throughout his career he met several astronauts and received an award for his work with the Apollo Lunar Mission for the Apollo/Saturn Project.In 1986 Elden and Viola moved to Oregon. They remained very active within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Stayton. Elden enjoyed many things including bowling, where he earned many trophies and was a member of the 250+ Club.He is survived by his sister, Lela Burk of Arkansas and many wonderful close friends.Funeral service was June 17 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of...