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William Poglajen

SUNNYSIDE- William J. Poglajen, age 86, passed away Sept. 30, 2006 in Price.

He was born Aug. 5, 1920 in Sunnyside to Frank and Katherine Delac Poglajen.

William was in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He attended Airplane Electrical School at Chanute Field. Served in the Western Pacific Theatre as an airplane electrician. He was with the 56th Depot Repair Squadron. He worked for United States Steel Corp as a shop maintenance mechanic. He was a York Rite of Free Masonry. El Kalah Temple (Shriner) BPO Elks, and an American Legion and SNPJ Lodge member, Slovenian Home in Spring Glen. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and growing beautiful roses.

Survived by his sister LaVay (Bob) Reynolds; brother, Carl (Jacquelyn) Poglajen; many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, and three sisters.

His request was to be cremated and to have no funeral services. Under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Helen Scovill Dunford

EAST CARBON/CEDAR CITY- Our sweet mom, grandma, great grandma and sister returned to her Heavenly Father, with her family by her side on Oct. 2, 2006 of congestive heart failure.

She was born May 4, 1920 in Orangeville to Alma Asahel and Artimesia Burnett Scovill and lived there until she graduated from high school.

She married Avery A. Dunford in Provo, Utah on July 7, 1943; their marriage was later sealed in the Mt. Timpanogos Temple. They spent most of their married life in Sunnyside, Utah, and after 57 years of marriage he preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1999.

She moved to Cedar City, Utah after her husband died to be near her daughter and her family. She loved the scenery and found beauty in every rock she saw. She loved hand work and gardening. She made over 200 counted cross stitch pictures and gave most of them away. Her biggest love was her family. She was so proud of all of them and loved them very much.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the members of the Wagon Trail Ward in Cedar City for their many acts of kindness and help. Especially her bishop, home and visiting teachers. All the staff at Emerald Pointe, Marie and Sherleen at Iron County Home Health and Ethan with hospice. You all made her life so much nicer and her passing easier.

She is survived by two children, Shirley (Bert) Pressett of Cedar City and Paul (Iris) Dunford of Paonia, Colo.; daughter-in-law, Kaye Manhart of Orem; four grandchildren Chad (Leanne) Dunford, Orem, Lori Pressett of Las Vegas, Nev., Jeremy Pressett of Parowan, Utah and Shannon Dunford of Paonia, Colo.; four great grandchildren, Sara, Ian, Alslynn and Cole Sunford; brother Alma Scovill and Claude Scovill; and one sister, Emma Jean Chidester.

Preceded in death by her husband, son, Donald Avery Dunford; great-grandson, Logan Dunford; parents; brothers, Amasa, Orien, Elmer, Van; sisters, Leola and Sara.

Funeral service, Fri., Oct. 6, 2006, 11 a.m., Wellington LDS Stake Center, 935 East Main Street in Wellington. Family was at the church Friday from 9:30- 10:30 a.m. and at Mitchell Funeral Home in Price Thursday evening from 6-7 p.m. Interment, Price City Cemetery, under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.

Robert Winn

PRICE- Robert Lytle Winn, age 72, passed away Fri. Sept. 29, 2006 in St. George, Utah while surrounded by his family.

He was born June 2, 1934 in Manti, Utah to Eden Lorus and Roby Merriam Winn.

Married Zenna Mae Olsen, Sept. 18, 1953 in Spring Glen, Utah; their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.

Robert was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he enjoyed serving in the temple. In his early years Robert worked for Dinosaur Tire, mined Potash in Moab, and worked in various mines in the Price area. He later moved to Colorado where he continued working in the coal mines with his sons. After returning to Price he worked for the Utah Housing Authority until Robert and Mae decided to retire and start traveling.

Upon Mae's death in July of 1998, Robert moved to St. George where he worked for the Meadows Assisted Living, and at the time of his death he was working at the Quality Inn in St. George. He loved to spend time with his family while traveling and he also enjoyed fishing, camping, shopping, watching and visiting with people.

Survived by his sons, George (Marnie) Winn, Mark (Lori) Winn; daughter, Cherri (Nyal) Littlefield; brother, Ray; sister, Marjorie; five loving grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Zenna Mae; and one grandson.

Graveside service, Sat., Oct. 7, 2006, 12 noon, Price City Cemetery. Family and friends were invited to a visitation and viewing at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street in Price Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m.

George Nuzio

EAST CARBON- Our wonderful brother, uncle, and dear friend, George Nuzio, Age 74, passed away Oct. 5, 2006 at Castleview Hospital in Price.

He was born June 10, 1932 in Sunnyside, Utah to Fortunato and Suntina Farlaino Nuzio.

Member of the Catholic Church. George was lifelong resident of Carbon County and for a short time he worked for the D.&R.G.W. Railroad. He honorably served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired member of Sunnyside Coal Local #9958. George enjoyed collecting stamps, coins, music and watching old movies. He will be dearly missed by his family and a community of friends.

He is survived by his sister, Vera (James) Avery, East Carbon; niece, Jeanette Marrow, Ely, Nev.; three nephews, David (Janene) Avery, East Carbon; Paul (Ann) Avery, Provo; Greg Nuzio, Ogden; and many loving great-nieces and great-nephews.

Preceded in death by his parents and brother, Frank Nuzio.

Funeral Mass, Tues., Oct. 10, 2006, 10 a.m., Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Family was at the church Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. Friends are welcome at Mitchell Funeral Home in Price Monday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Committal service, Cliffview Cemetery, Price.

Under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.

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