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Jennie Lee Hansen Thomas

Jennie Lee Hansen Thomas, age 62, died Oct. 23, 2003, in Salt Lake City.

She was born Sept. 24, 1941 in Salt Lake City to Nels A. and Maggie Beal Hansen. Four years later, her family moved to a ranch seven miles south of Emery. There she formed some of her fondest memories, playing and working with her siblings and parents. After graduating from Emery High School in 1959, she began working in Salt Lake City at Beneficial Life Insurance Company, eventually working as secretary to the company president. From 1963 to 1965 she served in the Texas Mission.

Jennie married Neal Merril Thomas on Sept. 9, 1966 in the Salt Lake Temple. They moved several times within the United States in connection with Neal's Air Force assignments, eventually settling in Highland, Calif. A devoted mother, Jennie's life's work was to raise and teach her two boys, Michael and Matthew. When they were grown, she began working as an elementary school librarian, inspiring children to read.

Jennie is survived by her husband, Neal M. Thomas; sons, Michael Neal (Jaci) Thomas, and Matthew Julian (Adelle) Thomas; and grandchildren, Ethan Michael Thomas and Emma Claire Thomas; mother, Maggie Bell Beal Hansen; brother, Nels Gary Hansen, and sister Maurine Alga Tuttle.

A funeral was held in her honor on Oct. 25 in the Emery Ward Chapel. Burial was in the Emery City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.

Cecelia Trujillo

EAST CARBON-Our beloved mother, Cecelia Maria Romero Trujillo, age 91, left this earth Oct. 23, 2003 while surrounded by all those who loved her very much. She passed away peacefully and at last is finding the peace she so richly deserved. Born Oct. 12, 1912 in Rosa, N.M. to Juan Andres and Adelida Quintana Romero. Married Antonio "Tony" Domingo Trujillo, Aug. 1, 1934 in Durango, Colo.; he passed away Aug. 24, 2001. Member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church in East Carbon where she resided since 1943.

Cecelia leaves behind a legacy of loved ones who will always remember her sweet smile and endless tales of days ago. She enjoyed doing embroidery work, baking biscochitos and cooking for her loved ones. She will be missed by all of us and her memory will forever be in our hears. Mom was just so wonderful and she made us what we all became today. We will treasure all her love forever.

She is survived by her children: George (Marcia) Martinez, Farmington, N.M.; Johnny (Rose) Martinez, Orem; Richard (Vicky) Trujillo, Kearns; Virginia Garcia, Magna; Gloria (Fred) Turpin, Murray; Ida Madrid, East Carbon; Drusilla (Bob) Martinez, East Carbon; Francine (Ray) Trevino, Magna; Mary Escoubat, Price; and Josie (Leo) Martinez, Orem; sisters, Petra Mullinex, Ignacio, Colo.; Dora Gutierrez, Spanish Fork; and Mary Valencia, Roswell, N.M. Preceded in death by her parents, son Edward A. Trujillo; daughter, Esther Castillo; and grandson, Louie Castillo; three brothers and one sister.

Funeral services were held Oct. 25 at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Vigil service was at the church in East Carbon. Committal service at Valley View Cemetery in Sunnyside under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Fawn-Joy Wagner

PRICE-Fawn-Joy Wagner, age 44, died at home in Price on Oct. 24, 2003. Born Oct. 17, 1959 in Price to Donald and Phyllis Davis Wagner. Member of Notre Dame Catholic Church in Price where she was a lifelong resident. Graduate of Carbon High School and the College of Eastern Utah. She will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.

Survived by her father, Price; two sisters, Nedra (Armadeo) Martinez, Price; Dot. W. Black, Price; special nieces Karen (Sonny) Basso; Destiny; Kaylie; special cat, Muffie; dog, Tulip; and a community of friends. Preceded in death by her mother Phyllis.

Funeral mass Oct. 28, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service Monday at 7 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home where friends may call Monday and Tuesday prior to service. Committal service, Cliffview Cemetery, Price.


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