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Fern Hersh

EAST CARBON-Fern Lewis Hersh, age 76, passed away March 31, 2005 in Orem. She was born Oct. 11, 1928 in Emery to Robert Timmis and Christy Caroline Rasmussen Lewis. She married Lowell Guy Hersh Sept. 14, 1946 in Price, later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.

As an active member of the LDS Church she served in various callings. She excelled in bowling and was the secretary of the East Carbon bowling league where she played on three different bowling teams and participated in the WIBC national bowling tournaments. Her first love was her family, laboring tirelessly to meet the needs of her beloved husband, children and grandchildren, by whom she will be deeply missed. Her most favorite thing to do was dance with her husband Guy.

Fern is survived by her husband Guy of East Carbon, and daughter Karen and her husband Bryan T. Winnovich of Mountain View, Calif., sons, Robert Lowell Hersh of Wellington, and Stanley Guy Hersh of East Carbon; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild with one on the way. Also survived by brother Morris Robert and his wife Geraldine M. Lewis of Murray, and brother Ralph Andrew and hi wife Peggy P. Lewis of Denver, Colo. Preceded in death by sister Ester Lewis.

Funeral services will be Tues. April 5, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the East Carbon LDS Chapel. The family will be at the church one hour prior to service. Burial will be in the Emery Cemetery at 3 p.m.

Alice Pantelakis

EAST CARBON/MISSOURI-Our loving mother and grandmother, Alice Opel Pantelakis, passed away Thurs. March 31, 2005 at St. Johns Hospital in Missouri. She was born Jan. 6, 1928 in Denver, Colo. to Robert and Minnie Myrtle Yager. Married John K. Pantelakis, Sr., on May 9, 1954, and together they had four children.

Alice and her husband were longtime residents of Carbon County and owners and operators of the Miner's Club in East Carbon. In 2002 she left the area and moved to Pleasant Hope, Mo. to be near and cared for by her daughter.

In her younger days she was active with her children, sports and outdoor activities. She loved camping, fishing, hunting, and trapping. She had a great passion for gardening, especially caring for her flowers. In her later years she enjoyed crocheting and quilting.

Alice had a great love for bible study, visiting, and playing card games for hours with her neighbors. She touched the hearts of many and her memory will live on forever.

Survived by six children, Bonnie (Bob) Mansanarez, Marina, Calif.; Linda White, Salt Lake City; John K. Pantelakis, Jr., East Carbon; Nick Pantelakis, Helper; Tony (Denice) Pantelakis, Springville; Kathy (Danny) Van Nostrand, Buffalo, Mo.; 20 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, four sisters and two brothers. Preceded in death by her husband, John K. Pantelakis; brother, David Yager; sister, Mary Guligson, and her parents.

Funeral service, Wed. April 6, 2005, 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday evening from 7-8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

Glen Downard
"Pa"

PRICE-Glen Elwood Downard, age 77, passed away March 30, 2005, at his home after a long illness. Born Aug. 2, 1927 in Price to George Leo and Ida Warren Downard. Married Shirley Rae Brundage, April 25, 1952 in Elko, Nev.; their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.

Glen served in the US Navy during Korea and World War II. Upon returning to Price, he went back to college and later became an electrical contractor where he wired many buildings and homes in Carbon County. He later went to work for the College of Eastern Utah doing electrical maintenance and her retired in 1991.

Glen was a former member of the Price First Ward bishopric where he loved helping with scouting. He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his children and grandchildren.

Survived by his wife, Shirley Downard of Price; Bill (Wendi) Downard, Castle Dale; Douglas (Dawna) Downard, Huntington; brother, Robert "Bob" (LaVern) Downard, Orem; special daughter, Gloria Yazzie, Phoenix, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren Preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter; daughter, Donna Irene Jackson; granddaughter, Misti Irene Downard; brother and sister-in-law, Warren and Yvonne Downard; and an infant brother.

Funeral service, Tues. April 5, 2005, 11 a.m., Price LDS Stake Center, 150 South 500 East. Family was at Mitchell Funeral Home Monday evening, and will be at the church one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

Ann Eccli

EAST CARBON-Ann Eccli, age 93 passed away peacefully April 1, 2005. She was born Feb. 19, 1912 near Arma, Kan. to George and Jennie Rath Burns. Married Premo Eccli Dec. 1, 1933 in Frontenac, Kan. He preceded her in death Jan. 24, 1995. She was a member of the Good Shepherd Catholic Church.

Survived by one son, Robert Eccli of Price; one daughter, Joanne and her husband Robert Keogh of Albert Lea, Minn.; three sisters, two brothers, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents; son, Jimmy; husband; three brothers; and five sisters.

Burial will be Wed. April 6, 2005 at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Frontenac, Kan. Services and arrangements under the direction of Friskel Funeral Home, 230 East McKay, Frontenac, Kan.


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