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Katherine Zaccaria

"Forever Young"

HELPER- Katherine Tallerico Zaccaria, passed away at her home in Midvale, Utah and peacefully returned to the arms of her Heavenly Father on Dec. 6, 2006 while surrounded by her loving family.

She was born June 29, 1921 in Castle Gate, Utah to Joseph and Tresa Mancini Tallerico.

Married Steve Zaccaria, Nov. 11, 1941 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Helper, Utah.

Katherine graduated from Quish's Beauty School in Salt Lake City and opened her own beauty salon in Bingham Canyon, Utah, and then owned and operated Kay's Beauty Shop in Helper for many years and enjoyed the companionship of her many wonderful customers (friends).

She enjoyed working along with her husband Steve in supporting the United Mine Workers of America and volunteered to serve her community as an election judge for many years. She enjoyed association with her many friends as a member of the Price Elk's Lodge #1550.

She dearly loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and her family was her greatest joy in life. Mom loved to watch the Utah Jazz and ride the light rail to the Delta Center.

She was a great cook, seamstress and homemaker. She enjoyed travel, working in her gardens, dancing, fishing, and making beautiful crochet items for the family members.

Survived by her daughter, Carole (Karl) Street, Midvale; son, Gary Steve Zaccaria, Salt Lake City; grandchildren, Bret (Janill) Street, Brad (Vicki) Street, Bart (Amy) Street, Alisha Charise Jackson, and Eric Colton Zaccaria; great-grandchildren, Nichole, Courtney, Skyler, Steve and Brock; sisters, Francis Oliveto, Mary Williams and Amelia Pero; brother-in-law, Frank Zaccaria; sister-in-law, Loa Mae Zaccaria; and also many wonderful nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Steve; parents, brothers, Nick, John, Sam, Mel and infant Tony Tallerico.

Funeral Mass, Mon., Dec. 11, 2006, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church in Helper. Vigil service, Sunday evening 7 p.m. at the church. Family was at St. Anthony's Sunday and Monday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper. Under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.

The family wishes to thank the home caregivers of Danville Support, especially Soko, Delmi and Gladys for their loving care and also Hospice Alliance and entire staff for their loving support.

Steve Milkovich

"Pearl Harbor Survivor"

PRICE- Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and dear friend, Steven Milkovich, age 82, passed away suddenly Dec. 8, 2006, after attending the Pearl Harbor Anniversary in Salt Lake City.

Born Dec. 21, 1923 in Bingham Canyon, Utah to Josep and Caroline D. Yerkovich Milkovich.

Married Bonnie McKendrick, Aug. 2, 1952 in Elko, Nev.

Steve honorably served his country and on March of 1941 he joined the US Navy. During this time he was assigned to the USS Maryland where he was a Pearl Harbor Survivor. Steve and Bonnie loved to travel, and he especially loved to attend the USS Maryland and Pearl Harbor Reunions. He was a dedicated member of the Price American Legion Post #3, V.F.W. Miners Post #2379, and D.A.V. #16, where he will be sorely missed by his "Buddies."

Steve worked in various mines in Utah and Colorado, where he was a proud and dedicated member of the United Mine Workers of America Local #6363. He was also a member of the Acacia Masonic Lodge #33. Steve loved to polka, fish, hunt, camp, garden and play cards. He will be dearly missed by his family and many longtime friends.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Sharon Odekirk and Melvin Ives of the 65th Pearl Harbor Anniversary Committee, The Deseret News, Channel 2 News and the doctors and staff at LDS Hospital.

Survived by his wife, Bonnie Milkovich, Price; daughters, Stephanie (Byron) Collins, Green River, Wyo.; Christy (Mark) Tonc, Price; Nancy Wiley, Salt Lake City; son, Steve (Dona) Milkovich, Woods Cross; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; brothers, Matt (Bobbie) Biondich, Spring Glen; Joe Busio, Helper; sisters, Anna Jaramillo, Price; Mary (Pat) Boyack, Helper; and Caroline Storm, Oswego, Kan.

Preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Margaret, Mitzi and infant Mary; brothers, Tony, Paul, Pete and George.

Memorial service, Tues., Dec. 12, 2006, 2 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Tuesday one hour prior to service. Interment, Cliffview Cemetery, Price.

Melba Wilstead Mills


PRICE- Our loving mom, grandma, Bom Bom, sister and aunt, passed peacefully on Sun., Dec. 10, 2006, surrounded by her loving family.

Melba was born on Dec. 19, 1918 to Alfred Henry and Clara Elizabeth Staker Wilstead in Lawrence, Utah. She was the sixth of nine children. She graduated from North Emery High School in 1935 and later Excelcis Beauty College. She married Roy Randolph Mills on April 14, 1941. They were later sealed in the Manti Utah L.D.S. Temple. He passed away Feb. 13, 1973. They were blessed with three loving children.

The pride of Melba's life was her family, home, garden and many friends. She especially enjoyed fishing and shopping. Mom was a marvelous cook. Her pork roast, hot rolls, pancakes, pies and fresh vegetables from her garden were family favorites. Mom also volunteered as a Pink Lady at Castleview Hospital for nearly 30 years. During the construction of the Carbon Power Plant, Melba managed the Castle Gate Boarding House. She received much acclaim for her delicious meals and hospitality.

Melba is survived by her son, Gerald (Sherri); daughter, Callie Ann (Bruce) Larsen; eight grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, sister, Clara Peterson; brother, Lynn (Arlene) Wilstead; and sister-in-law, Mary Wilstead. She was preceded in death by her husband Roy, daughter Roy Lynne, parents, sister Dessa, and brothers Bill, Ray, Dodd, Fred and Lee.

Funeral service, Thurs., Dec. 14, 2006, 12 noon, Helper LDS Stake Center, 150 Ridge Way. The family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home, 233 East Main Street in Price, Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. and at the church Thursday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Heirloom Inn in Price and to the Draper Care Center in Draper for their kind and genuine loving care they provided our Bom Bom.

Patrick Francis Bean-Webb

Patrick Francis Bean-Webb passed away Nov. 28, 2006 doing what he loved to do-exploring and photographing the great outdoors.

Patrick was born March 23, 1951 in Salem, Ore. to Charles Vern and Anna Louise Muller Bean.

Attended school in Oregon and Emery County. Graduated from Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Ore. with honors. Taught school for a while in Oregon, then came back to the Utah-Nevada area to be closer to family. He was working in Wendover, Nev. at the time of his death.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survived by brothers and sisters, Gary (Robbin); Mike; David (Mollie); Matthew; Susan (Jim) Humphrey; Sally (Tom) Sullivan; Karen (Gray) Griffin and step mother Murleen Bean.

Memorial services were held in Wendover, Nev. and burial was held Sat., Dec. 9, 2006 in the Orangeville City Cemetery.

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