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John Howa

PRICE-John Mose Howa, age 91, passed away Nov. 28, 2005 at his home while surrounded by his loving family, He was born Jan. 13, 1914 in Hiawatha to Mose John and Sophia Gazelle Howa. Married Kathryn Woodard, April 26, 1941 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Helper.

John Howa was devoted to serving all citizens in Carbon County. Never was there an organization or family needing support that Johnnie wasn't there to help. The legacy he left his family was his loving heart and giving spirit. Carbon County has lost one of its favorite sons.

John was a member of the Catholic Church and will be remembered by all.

Survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Kathryn Howa, Price; daughter Jean Ann (Kay) Dimick, Helper; 10 sons, Mose John Howa, Birmingham, Ala.; Deward Lee (Linda) Howa; Robert Lynn (Linda) Howa; Daniel (Debra) Howa; Rex Abraham Howa, all of Price; Roy Christopher (Jackie) Howa, Mesa, Ariz.; Paul Joseph (Udella) Howa, Price; Phillip James (Jamie) Howa, Helper; Edward John (Wilma) Howa, Helper; Frank Mathew (Nancy) Howa, Los Angeles, Calif.; brother, Edward Michael (Bernice) Howa, Twin Falls, Idaho; 33 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, many loving nieces, nephews, and a community of friends. Preceded in death by parents, son David George; grandson, Lewis Howa; brothers, Richard, Joseph, James; sister Mary Louis Ghirardelli.

Funeral Mass Fri. Dec. 2, 2005, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m., with the vigil service starting at 7 p.m. Committal service, Mt. View Cemetery, Helper. In lieu of flowers, make donations to the Notre Dame de Lourdes building fund, 160 North Carbon Avenue, Price, Utah 84501.

Arthur Daniel Lindquist

Arthur Daniel Lindquist, age 88, died peacefully after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease on Nov. 25, 2005 in Ferron.

He was born Aug. 23, 1917 in Susquehanna, Penn., to Arthur John and Dorothy Martin Lindquist. He married Alice Lucille on Nov. 11, 1945.

He was a highly decorated World War II veteran, who put his country and his family first in his life. Arthur needed very little, but was a model of service to all who needed his help. Arthur has made many, many friends and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by sons, Kent (Peggy) Lindquist, Moab; John (Marie) Lindquist, Castle Dale; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice.

Funeral services will be held Wed. Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Memorial Mortuary, 3115 East 7800 South, Cottonwood Heights. Friends and family may call Tues., Nov. 29 from 6-8 p.m. at Memorial Mortuary, 5850 South 900 East, Murray, and one hour prior to services at Mountain View Memorial Mortuary. Interment will be at Mountain View Memorial Cemetery. Family condolences may be sent to www.celebratinglife-ut.com.

Johnny Melo

HUNTINGTON- John Andrew Melo Jr., age 28, passed away Nov. 25, 2005. He was born Aug. 3, 1977 in Colorado Springs, Colo. to John A. and Diane Joe Melo. Married Kym Ockey, July 26, 2003 in Price.

One of Johnny's greatest passions was horseback riding. He also enjoyed camping and hunting. He loved being with his family no matter what they were doing, especially his children, nieces and nephews. Johnny was very well loved and could make anyone laugh. He had a heart of gold and would help anyone in need.

Johnny could watch a boring movie and by the end of the movie he would have everyone laughing and enjoying the movie. Johnny loved listening to his music and each song had a special meaning to him. At the time of his passing he was employed with NELCO. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed.

Survived by his wife, Kym Melo; children, Kyra, Zakhary, HayLee, Alyssa, Levi, Aspyn, Jazmynn, Preston, MeMarie; parents, John (Diane) Melo, Huntington; sister, Charlotte Melo, Huntington; brother, Thomas Melo, Roosevelt; grandparents, Shirley Melo, Gusher; Thelma Joe, Colorado; John (Dee) Lister, Price; nieces and nephews, Matt, Sharice, Tristan, Dalton, Aubrey, Kylie, Michaela and Imagen; and many uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Preceded in death by sister, Diane Kay Melo; papa, John Melo; uncle, Ronald Melo and Granny Lawson.

Funeral service, Wed., Nov. 30 at 11 a.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Cleveland Cemetery.

Martin "Marty" Ballard

PRICE- Martin H. Ballard, age 66, passed away at his home on Nov. 23, 2005. He was born on Oct. 19, 1939 in Columbia, to Howard T. Ballard and Maurine Lewis Anderson.

Married Gaylene Mills, June 11, 1960 at the Institute of Religion in Price.

Lifelong resident of Carbon County and graduated of Carbon High School Class of 1958. He worked at various jobs in the area before becoming an electrician and later going into the electrical business. He was a hard working man of great ambitions always having many projects in the works. "Marty" as everyone called him, was an avid horseman and outdoorsman. He had a great love for animals including his trick horse Streak that he started to train at age 13 and was showing him in rodeos at age 16. He loved to hunt bears with his many friends and well trained hounds down at Elk Ridge in Blanding.

Marty was well respected and loved by all who knew him, he will be dearly missed by all. Survived by his wife, Gaylene; sons, Michael (Linda) and Lance; mother, Maurine; sister, Janet Beach; mother-in-law, Thusnelda Mills, all of Price; brother-in-law, Gary (LaVange) Mills, Spring Glen; three beautiful granddaughters, Mikelle, Lacie and Haley; and many loving nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts.

Preceded in death by his father, sister, step-father and father-in-law.

Funeral service, Tues., Nov. 29 at 11 a.m., Westwood LDS Ward Chapel, (located behind the hospital). Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home on Monday evening from 6-7 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

Victor Salas

HELPER-Victor Salas, age 80, passed away peacefully Nov. 21, 2005 in Price. He was born July 28, 1925 in Chandler, Colo., to Jose and Dolores Perez Salas.

He was a member of the Catholic Church. He was a resident of Carbon County since 1944 where he worked in various coal mines in the area. He was a retired member of the UMWA Kaiser Steel Local 9958.

Victor will be dearly missed by family and a community of friends.

He is survived by brothers, Alfonso (Lou) Salas, Albuquerque, N.M.; Julian (Marie) Salas, Salt Lake City; Eulogio "Joe" Salas, Helper; sister, Ramona Salas, Helper; eight nieces, two nephews, and one great-grandniece. He was preceded in death by parents; brother, Anacleto; and sister, Nicandra.

Funeral mass was held Sat. Nov. 26, at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Helper. Family was at the church one hour prior to services. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.


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