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Milton C. "Cale" Wilson

PRICE-Milton C. "Cale" Wilson, age 34, returned to his Heavenly Father Dec. 16, 2004 at home under the love and care of his family. He was born Sept. 4, 1970 in Price to Milton M. and Gladys A. Young Wilson. He married Genefer Christensen, later divorced.

Cale had a love of the outdoors, camping and 4-wheeling (especially in Moab) and spending time with his family. He was also skilled at setting up stereo and sound systems. He was a member of the LDS Church.

Cale is survived by one son Brandon C. Wilson, his mother Gladys, brother John, sisters Elaine Snyder and Barbara West, all of Carbonville, Carol Dawson of Washington, Mary Israel of Cleveland and Wendy Hick of Wellington and many nieces and nephews. Also survived by fiancee Milissa Giacoleto and her daughter Stephanie. Preceded in death by his father Milton, sister Linda, baby brother Thomas and two brothers-in-law Walter Dawson and Alfred Willis.

Funeral services were held Sat. Dec. 18, 2004 at 11 a.m. in the Gordon Creek LDS Chapel, where friends called one hour prior to services. Burial in the Price City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.

Zenna Linton

Zenna Irene Linton (Jensen), age 82, of Cambridge, formerly of Anoka, Minn. and Huntington, moved back to Minnesota in May, 2001. Date of birth, Jan. 5, 1922, Cleveland. Zenna was called home to her Father in Heaven after a lengthy battle with Alzheimers on Dec. 19, 2004. A graduate of North Emery High School, Huntington, 1940. Active member, all her life in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Zenna was baptized a member of the Church in a Cleveland irrigation ditch August 1930. Married Nov. 24, 1946 in Elko, Nev. to O. Warne Linton, marriage solemnized in Manti Temple June 3, 1961.

Zenna was a pioneer in helping to establish the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Anoka area. She served as Anoka Ward Relief Society President. Her greater love was working in the ward primary where she served as secretary for many years and as a teacher several years. Zenna's favorite hymn was, "I Am A Child of God."

She and Warne served a full time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the McAllen Texas Mission, December 1996 to March 1998, working in the Family History Library.

Zenna was an operator for Mountain States Bell Telephone Company during WWII in Price. After her marriage she transferred to NW Bell at the Anoka office. She worked in this office until she was employed as receptionist and operator of the Anoka County switchboard, a position she held for 20 years, retiring in September 1981 when she and Warne moved to Utah.

Zenna and Warne loved to travel. They made numerous trips between Utah and Minnesota. Zenna was a chaperone for the St. Francis High School Choir on two trips to Europe.

Survived by husband, Warne, son, Robert (Sara), Braham, Minn., foster son, Sean Dooley, Dublin, Calif., brother Ray (Alice) of Price and seven foreign exchange daughters.

A visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 22 at Strike Funeral Home, Cambridge Chapel. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thur., Dec. 30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Anoka Chapel. In place of flowers, please make a memorial to the Alzheimer's Association, Minneapolis, St. Paul, 4550 West 77th Street Suite 200, Edina, MN 55435, (952) 830-0512.

LaPreal Birch

PRICE-LaPreal Sanderson Birch, age 77, passed away Dec. 17, 2004 at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1927 in Standardville to Walter and Mildred Newell Sanderson. Married Jack Leon Birch, Nov. 24, 1945 in Price.

She was a lifelong resident of Carbon County and wonderful friend to all. She enjoyed camping and traveling with her family. LaPreal's greatest love and enjoyment was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survived by her husband, Jack L. Birch, Price; children, Lynn (James) Alderson, Price; Gene (Karen) Birch, Spring Glen; David (Marie) Birch; James (Vickie) Birch, both of Price; Todd (Karen) Davis, Carbonville; son-in-law, Ricci Gomez, Delta, Colo.; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; son Lonnie Birch; daughter Beth Ann Gomez; three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral service, Tues. Dec. 21, 2004, 11 a.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home. Family was at Mitchell's Monday evening and also Tuesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

Jayne Hicks

PRICE/EAST CARBON-Jayne Ann Wilson Hicks, age 80, died Dec. 14, 2004 in Price.

She was born Aug. 19, 1924 in Rock Springs, Wyo., to Robert T. and Janet S. Nesbit Wilson. On July 3, 1945, she married Warren S. Hicks. He died May 9, 1992.

She graduated from Reliance High School in Wyoming and Henegars Business college in Denver, Colo.

Survived by son Frank W. (Kathy) Hicks, Lawrence, Kan.; sister, Mary Alice Collins, East Carbon; niece, Darlene Kuhns, East carbon; brother-in-law, Mark Hicks, California; nephew, Nolan Bailey, Las Vegas, Nev.

Memorial graveside service was held Fri. Dec. 17, at Price City Cemetery, presiding Rev. Courtney Shucker of Ascension St. Matthew's Church, under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Mabel Peterson

PRICE-Our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and longtime friend, Mabel Amy McCourt Peterson, age 92, passed away Dec. 17, 2004 at her home. She was born Dec. 7, 1912 in Antelope, Utah to Thomas and Goldia Bromley McCourt. Married Morgan E. Peterson, Nov. 24, 1928 in Price; he died Feb. 6, 1983.

She enjoyed crocheting, quilting, baking, gardening and canning. Mabel was very family oriented, friendly, outgoing and she had a deep love for animals. She was the author of many poems and she loved reciting poetry and stories. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Survived by one daughter and two sons, Dorothy J. Hatfield, Orange, Calif.; Gary M. Petersen, Phoenix, Ariz.; Wayne Peterson, Salt Lake City; eight grandchildren, Kim Medoro, San Diego, Calif.; Cris Hatfield, Orange, Calif.; Gerald Peterson, Indianapolis, Ind.; Glenn Peterson, Corpus Christie, Texas; Alex Peterson, Jacksonville, N.C.; Lani Callahan, Orofino, Idaho; Gary Allen, Laguna Hills, Calif.; Shonna S. Nederhouser, Salt Lake City; nine loving great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister, Ned McCourt, Wellington; Ivan McCourt, East Carbon; Pat McCourt, Pahrump, Nev.; Nora Bunch, Meyer, Ariz. Preceded in death by her daughter Enid B. Gonzalo; grandson, Austin B. Peterson; brother, Thomas McCourt.

Funeral service Wed. Dec. 22, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Wednesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

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