ORANGEVILLE - Ida Mozell Van Buren, 89, died March 27, 2002, at Ogden Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Born Nov. 9, 1912, in Castle Dale, to Alva Fred and Ida May Wall. Married A. Clark Van Buren Feb. 28, 1931, later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.
Mozell is noted for her love of family, friends, sharing stories with others, and enjoying the outdoors. She held many positions in the LDS Church including primary, mutual, and relief society. She will be remembered by her family as a loving mother and grandmother.
Survived by two daughters and one son: Charlotte (La Grand) Wilberg, Rhome, Texas; Connie (Robert) Moffitt, Ogden; Randy C. (Karen) Van Buren, Syracuse. Eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and nine great, great-grandchildren. One brother and two sisters: Brant Wall, Salt Lake City; Norma Whitfield, Salt Lake City; and Joann Crawford, Ferron.
Funeral services were Mon., April 1, in the Orangeville LDS Church. Burial in the Orangeville City Cemetery under the direction of Fausett Mortuary.
HELPER - Our loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Edith Guarienti Sallas, age 94, died March 27, 2002 at Rocky Mountain Care Center in West Valley.
She was born April 23, 1907 in Helper to Eugene and Margherita Pianasso Guarienti. Married John Sallas Aug. 11, 1929 in Price. He died March 27, 1972.
Active member St. Anthony Catholic Church, where she cleaned and took care of the church linens for over 30 years. She was a woman of the year at St. Anthony's Parish in 1983 and past president of the Altar Society.
Longtime resident of Helper, where she was active in many community projects and served as a judge of elections for 12 years. Member of the Utah Federated Women's club for 31 years, where she was president for two years and also held other offices.
Survived by son, J. Dennis Salamanikas, West Valley City; three grandchildren, Donna, Dennis E. Jr., Kirstie; great-grandchildren, Jason, Kayla, Crystal, Stephanie; niece, Renee; nephews, Richard and Roger; special friend and caregiver, Betty Phelps. Preceded in death by parents; husband; eldest son, Christopher; sister; brother; daughter-in-law, Christina Fazzio Salamanikas.
Funeral Mass was held on April 1, 10 a.m., St. Anthony Catholic Church in Helper. Family was at the church Monday one hour prior to Mass. Committal service, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper, under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home.
KANAB - Thomas W. Sheffield, age 91, passed away peacefully at his daughter's home in Price on March 26, 2002.
He was born May 29, 1910 to Joseph Thomas Sheffield and Hannah Reynolds. Married Iola Jensen on July 6, 1933. She died Oct. 18, 1990. Married Genevieve Blackburn, Dec. 1992.
Survived by wife, Genevieve; three daughters, Barbara (Ray) Kremers, Price; Renee (Chad) Cram, Kanab; Shirleen (David) Jan Kowski, Republic of Georgia; 10 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, 24 great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Hannah Tucker, Jane Jensen, Mary Jensen; two brothers, Bob Riley and George Riley.
Funeral service was held on March 30, Price 11th LDS Ward. Interment was in Kanab Cemetery on April 1.
In lieu of flowers, family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society.