Jose Francisco Ranjel BRIGHAM CITY - Jose Francisco Ranjel, 32, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Funeral services are pending at Gillies Funeral Chapel, Brigham City, 435-723-5236 for further information call the funeral chapel.
J. Clair Mordue BRIGHAM CITY – J. Clair Mordue, 86, passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017, surrounded by family at his home. He was born Feb. 26, 1931, in Spanish Fork, Utah, son of J. Fred and Verda Ludlow Mordue. He graduated from Tintic High School and Utah Technical College. Clair married his sweetheart, Sherlene Sparks, on June 25, 1951, in Manti, Utah. Sherlene preceded him in death on Feb. 9, 2004. He enjoyed rock collecting, gardening, travel, carpentry and reading. Surviving are three children: John C. (Virginia) Mordue, MarvaLe “Lee” (Kenny) McDaniel, and Jay R. (Sylvia) Mordue; two grandchildren, Jay Clair McDaniel and Erik Wayne McDaniel; four great-grandchildren; and one sister, Colleen Thomas. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sherlene; and two granddaughters, Krista Ann McDaniel and Elizabeth Mordue. Graveside services were held Tuesday, July 25, at the Brigham City Cemetery. Email condolences to www.gilliesfuneralchapel.com.
Joseph Robert (Bob) Lavery Bob, age 87, died in his sleep Sunday morning, July 23, 2017, at his home in Star Valley, Wyoming. He was born March 16, 1930, to Thomas and Florence Lavery in Green River, Wyoming. He grew up in Superior, Wyoming, graduated from the University of Wyoming as a mechanical engineer and specialized in aeronautical engineering. Bob moved to Fort Worth, Texas, to work at Convair. There he met Margaret Mary (Bobbie) Lyons, and they were married on June 20, 1959, in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1962, they moved to Brigham City, Utah to work at Thiokol Corporation. Together they raised five children. After 31 years, Bob retired from Thiokol, and they built their home in Star Valley. Bob loved living in Wyoming and he was devoted to his family and his church. He was an active member in the Knights of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Bobbie; and his daughter, Margaret Mary Lavery Blaylock. He is survived by his children: Mary, Anne (Ken) Knappert, Patrick (Tucker Bass), and Michael; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be held Friday, July 28, at 11 a.m. at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, 380 South 200 East, Brigham City. Friends may attend the Rosary on Thursday, July 27, at 6 p.m. with viewing following from 7 to 8 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East, Brigham City. Until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
Faun DeAnn Quinney Waddoups Morgan Faun DeAnn Quinney Waddoups Morgan, 85, of Riverton, Utah, quietly passed away in the early morning hours of July 8, 2017, at the home of her eldest daughter in Pleasant View, Utah. DeAnn was born April 5, 1932, to George Quinney and Addie Faun Weaver Millward Quinney King at their home in Montpelier, Idaho. She later moved to Tremonton, Utah, where she graduated from Bear River High School in 1950. Following her graduation, she married Colen H. Waddoups in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, June 7, 1950. They had seven children and were later divorced. While working at the Intermountain Indian School in Brigham City, Utah, she met Orland Fred Morgan. They were married July 2, 1969, in Almo, Idaho, and were sealed in the Jordan River LDS Temple on March 1, 2003. DeAnn and Fred moved their family several times before settling down in Riverton, Utah, to be closer to their children and grandchildren. DeAnn was a member of the LDS Church and spent many hours serving others. She loved music and was very talented. She enjoyed playing the piano and also played the violin as a member of the Idaho Falls Symphony. DeAnn had a beautiful voice and when she moved to Riverton, Utah, she joined the Schubert Singers. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and crocheting, especially when it involved making items for her family. In their later years, she and her husband spent several summers as camp hosts at Strawberry Reservoir. She loved spending time with her family and friends, and enjoyed playing games with her grandchildren. DeAnn was preceded in death by her parents; husband; half-brother, George Harold Quinney; half-sister, Helen May Quinney Hutchings; and half-sister, Katheryne Gale Millward Muir. DeAnn is survived by her children: Thais (Doug) Wells, C.H. (Tayann) Waddoups, George (Natalie) Waddoups, Dorian Waddoups, Brian (Sue) Waddoups, Kim (Jenny) Waddoups, DeAnna (Jeff) Hardy, Terri (Glen) Bennett, Jerry Morgan, and Mike (Heather) Morgan. She has 49 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held on July 13, 2017, at the Utah Veteran’s Memorial Park, in Bluffdale, Utah.
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