Janice Archibald Janice Bowcutt Archibald, 78, passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at her home with her family by her side. Janice was born Feb. 20, 1941, in Tremonton, Utah, the daughter of Nancy Nielsen and Arbon M. Bowcutt. She attended Garland Elementary and graduated from Bear River High School. Janice married Spencer Doyle Archibald on Feb. 21, 1959, in Garland, Utah. Their marriage was later sealed in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in February 1964. The couple have been residents of Brigham City, Utah, for 51 years, and spent their summers in Alaska for the past 20 years. Janice was an active member of the LDS Church, serving as Relief Society president, as Primary president, as Young Women’s president, as stake Relief Society president, on the stake Young Women’s presidency, and numerous other positions in the church. She had the great opportunity to serve a mission with Spencer in the Palmyra New York Temple, and was appointed to serve in the Ogden and Alaska Temples. She also volunteered at the Soup Kitchen for many years. Janice loved her family and extended family. She made everyone feel welcome in her homes and her life. She enjoyed crocheting where she made a blanket for every baby born into the family and ward. Many have sent pictures and cards for these special gifts. She loved quilting, ceramics, bowling, and, in her youth, playing softball. She was a competitive fisherwoman and held many family records. She enjoyed traveling after Spencer retired, going all over the U.S. from Alaska to New York. Janice was loving, outgoing, selfless in service to others in need, and always had a smile for everyone she met. Surviving is her loving husband, Spencer; children: Craig (JaLynne) Archibald, Curtis (Sheila) Archibald, Wendy (Clark) Poulsen, and Brandon Archibald; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and siblings: Deanna (Richard) White, Jay (Ethel Mae) Bowcutt, and Val (Kristie) Bowcutt. Preceded in death by her parents, Arbon and Nan Bowcutt; grandson, Matthew Archibald; and sister, Nadine (Burke) Svedin. Special thanks to CNS Hospice for their tender loving care of Janice, and the Huntsman Cancer Hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 21, at 11 a.m. at the Box Elder LDS Stake Center, 420 S. 800 West, Brigham City. Viewing will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 East, Brigham City, and on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Huntsman Cancer Institute at http://thehuntsman.org/give.
Larry D. Davis Our loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend, Larry Dean Davis, 65, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, surrounded by his family at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah. He was born Aug. 13, 1954, in Brigham City, Utah, a son of Irenus Estel “Shorty” and Lucille May Dagsen Davis. He went to Corinne Elementary, Box Elder Junior High and completed his G.E.D. He married Jeanenne Jarvis in March of 1976 in Clearfield, Utah. They were later divorced. Larry was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He loved to fish, hunt and go camping. Surviving are his daughter, Heather Melissa (Douglas) Davis Eckholt; three grandchildren; seven siblings: David Duersch, Leslie Duersch, Lora (Leon) Oenes, Dennis Duersch, Vickie (Jessie) Nicholas, Cheryl (Rick) Hansen, and Bryan (Kim) Davis. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Linda Benavidez. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E. 200 South, Brigham City, Utah, He will be later interred in the Corinne Cemetery. Send condolences to www.gfc-utah.com.
Earl Lynn Hone Lynn was born May 27, 1938, in Tremonton, Utah, to Earl Dee and Meta Henrie Hone. He passed away peacefully on Feb. 9, 2020, in Perry, Utah. Special thanks given to Beehive Home in Perry and Encompass Hospice for their compassionate and kind care. He attended elementary and junior high schools in South Ogden, graduated from Weber High School, received an associate’s degree from Weber State College, a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Utah State University. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Hawaiian Islands. Lynn was a member of the golf teams at Weber High School and Brigham Young University. He was the Utah State Junior Amateur Golf Champion at age 16. He was golf coach at Box Elder High School during his many years of teaching art there. He also taught briefly at Adams State College in Alamosa, Colorado, and as an adjunct teacher for Utah State University. Lynn was a well-respected artist and his sculptures and paintings are included in many public and private collections. Lynn’s artwork was shown in numerous galleries throughout the Western United States. Lynn is survived by his wife, Karen Kinghorn Hone; six children: Michael Lynn (Kristen), Spokane, Washington; David Lynn (Jen), Rancho Palos Verdes, California; Eric Dee (Katrina), Henderson, Nevada; Kristen Joy, Salt Lake City, Utah; Ryan Earl (Angie), Westminster, California; and Shawna Kay Blanchard (Kevin), Perry, Utah; 12 grandchildren; siblings: Barbara Linford (John), Dean Hone (Ronda), and JoAnn Erickson (Mike). He was preceded in death by his parents. A celebration of Lynn’s life will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the LDS 13th Ward building, 25 N. 300 East, Brigham City, Utah. A short memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. with an open house to follow. Friends of Lynn and his family are invited to join. Private burial services were held Feb. 10, in Brigham City. Condolences may be sent to Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 East, Brigham City, UT 84302. www.myers-mortuary.com. Please do not send flowers. In lieu of flowers, honor Lynn with donations to: (1)The Box Elder School District Foundation for the Box Elder High School Golf Team (www.besd.net/foundation), (2) The Brigham City Museum Gallery (www.brighamcitymuseum.org) where Lynn served on the board for many years, or (3) The National Alzheimer’s Association (https://act.alz.org/site/Donation).
Fred W. Green Our loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Fred Wyatt Green, 84, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at his home. He was born Jan. 20, 1936, in Wellsville, Utah, a son of Merrill Leishman and Eva Thorpe Wyatt Green. Fred was reared and educated in Wellsville. He enlisted with the U.S. Army during the Cold War. After serving in the Army he became a member of Army National Guard and also served in the Air Force Reserve. Fred married his high school sweetheart, Janice Nielsen, on Sept. 26, 1956, in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She preceded him in death on Jan. 2, 2020. Fred graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in education and a master’s in education. He was a teacher in the Box Elder School District and then became principal over the Perry and Willard Elementary Schools. He retired from the school district in 1999. Fred was a member of the LDS Church. He held many callings and had a strong testimony of the gospel. He and Janice served missions to Peoria, Illinois, and Winter Quarters, Nebraska. He served as president of the Box Elder Education Association, was on the Professional Practices Committee for Educators for the state of Utah, and was a member of the VFW. Fred enjoyed hunting, target shooting, riding motorcycles and four-wheelers, spending time in the mountains and traveling. Most of all he enjoyed being with his family. The family would like to thank Bristol Home Health and Hospice, his neighbors and members of the ward for being so good to him and Janice. In lieu of flowers make a donation to a charity of your choice in Fred’s memory. He is survived by seven children: Lynn (Susan) Green of North Logan, Utah; Alan (Maureen) Green of Pleasant View, Utah; Nedra (David) Bowen of Burley, Idaho; Sharon Cosgrove of West Jordan, Utah; Dale (Lynette) Green of Perry, Utah; Wade (Mandi) Green of Hyrum, Utah; and Diane (Bryce) Ricks of Herriman, Utah; 36 grandkids; 31 great-grandkids; and three sisters-in-law: Noreen Green, Aldeen Nielsen, and Beth Checketts Allen. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Janice; one grandson, Ryan Bowen; one son-in-law, Lance Holman; and three siblings. Funeral service will be held Monday, Feb. 24, at the Brigham City LDS 21st Ward building, 865 S. 300 West at 11 a.m. Viewings will be held on Sunday, Feb. 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E. 200 South, Brigham City, and on Monday at the church from 10 to 10:40 a.m. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Combined Veterans of Box Elder County. Send condolences to www.gfc-utah.com.
Dean T. Barker Our loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and friend, Dean T. Barker, 92, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. He was born Feb. 2, 1928, in Willard, Utah, a son of Alonzo Jr. and Nora Shepherd Barker. He attended Box Elder schools and joined the U.S. Navy serving in Hawaii during World War II. Following his return from the Navy, he married Mona Rae Wood on Feb. 5, 1949. They were later divorced. He married Sherry Lee Tripplett in Willard, Utah, in December of 1971. She preceded him in death on Dec. 23, 1972. He moved to Florida and spent 26 years there before returning to Utah in 2017. He was a supervisor for Fife Rock Construction. He also worked on Stauffer’s farms and in a bakery in his younger years. Dean enjoyed golfing; bowling; watching baseball and betting on the games with his sister, Ruth; and spending time with his golfing and bar buddies. Surviving are his six children: Chris Barker, Larry (Jane) Barker, Jill (Brent) Christensen, Quinn (Debbie) Barker, Mitch (Jill) Barker, and Suzanne (Scott) Thomas; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Rex, Earl, Harry, Ruth Marrone, Doris Younger, Carl, and Edith; one great-grandchild; and his loving dog companion, Rusty. The family would like to thank Maple Springs Skilled Nursing facilities and Rocky Mountain Home Health and Hospice for their tender care of our father. A viewing will be held at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E. 200 South, Brigham City, Utah, Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Graveside services will follow at the Willard City Cemetery at 1 p.m. where military honors will be accorded by the Combined Veterans of Box Elder County. Send condolences to www.gfc-utah.com.
Mary Scharmann Mary C. Scharmann, 89, passed away from natural causes at Pioneer Care Center in Brigham City, Utah, on Feb. 5, 2020. Mary was born Dec. 18, 1930, to O. Jason Dixon and Olive Robertson in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduating from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in art and language, Mary pursued a career as a clinic manager to the chief of surgery at the University of California San Francisco. She later married Darrell Scharmann, an engineer at Thiokol Corp., and assumed the role of stepmother to his three children. Mary attended St. Henry’s Catholic Church and was an active member of the Ogden Tennis Club. She also worked as a medical transcriptionist part-time out of her home in Brigham City, Utah. She is survived by her husband, Darrell Scharmann; and his three children: Stephen Scharmann (Dana), of Ogden, Utah; Mark Scharmann (Rachel), of Ogden, Utah; and Julie Johnson (Kevin, deceased), of Salt Lake City, Utah; as well as 10 grandchildren. Per Mary’s request, there will be no funeral services and cremation arrangements have been made. The family would like to thank the care givers at the Pioneer Care Center for their patience and excellent care of Mary. A special thanks to the friends and neighbors who have been like family over the years. Your prayers and warm wishes are appreciated. No flowers or donations are necessary. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
Shannon Carranza Shannon Smith Carranza, 68, of Denver, Colorado, passed away Jan. 24, 2020, due to cardiac complications. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 25, 1951, to Lois Skinner and Otto Neil Smith. Shannon graduated from Box Elder High School in 1969 and Weber State College in 1974. She volunteered for the Peace Corps in the Philippines, where she met Roland Carranza. They were married on on Feb. 14, 1978. Shannon was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived and missed by her husband, Roland; and her sister and her family, Camaren, Mark, Nathan and Hayley Greenside. Her ashes will remain in Colorado with no service planned. Condolences may be sent to: P.O.Box 19613, Reno NV, 89511.
Maria Quire Maria Eutemia Quire passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 16, 1937, in Gallup, New Mexico, to Lino and Monica Apodaca. The family moved to Corinne, Utah, in 1948, where she grew up, followed by more sisters and brothers. Maria married Ambrose W. Quire on Jan. 18, 1963. Together they had daughter, Tina, and son, Ernest. She had many jobs before finding her passion working at Pioneer Nursing Home in 1978. Maria enjoyed her job and the people there. She worked for almost 30 years until her health made her take early retirement; it was not something she was ready for. She filled her days with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, whom she cherished with all her heart. Also, small projects around the house, tinkering with this and that, made her happy. Maria was always on the go despite her physical limitations. She had a big heart and will be greatly missed by her family. Maria is survived by her children: Tina (Robert) Lewis and Ernest (Ladawn) Quire, all of Brigham City, Utah; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four brothers and four sisters. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one sister, one grandson, and one granddaughter. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. at St Henry’s Catholic Church, 380 S. 200 East, Brigham City. Family and friends may visit with the family Wednesday, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Myers Mortuary Chapel, 205 S. 100 East, Brigham City. Rosary services will follow at 7 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
Darrell Spiers Darrell Jay (DJ) Spiers, 75, our beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, with his daughter, Becky, by his side. DJ was born June 11, 1944, in Ogden, Utah, a son of Pearl Murdock and Earl Basil Spiers. He grew up in Ogden and graduated from Weber High School. DJ married Myrna Joy Baker on Aug. 16, 1963, in Ogden, Utah. Together they had three children: Becky, Jeffery and Steven. DJ and Myrna later divorced. He was married to Marva Vail Seamons in February 1972. They were later sealed in the Logan, Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day saints. DJ and Marva later divorced. DJ was a member of the LDS Church, where he had been a stake missionary. He retired from Defense Depot Ogden after working there for 27 years. DJ was a hard worker, he loved working beside his father when he was young. He enjoyed gardening, maintaining his home and was an enormous Elvis fan. DJ enjoyed making friends and made friends with everyone he met. Surviving are his children: Becky (Jon) Wismer, Jeffery (Thuy Hien) Spiers, and Steven (Brenda) Spiers; nine grandchildren: Ashlie, Brian (Hala), Kyle (Jessica), Katrina, Joshua (Emily), Samuel (Aisling), Matthew, Maria, and Jennifer; seven great-grandchildren: Aiden, Clara, Carson, Colton, Oliver, Lyla, and Stella, with two great-grandsons on the way; also, brother, Mark Spiers; and brother-in-law, Jeffrey Morris. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Brent Spiers; and sister, Sherry Morris. Special thanks to CNS Hospice and Cathy Williams. Graveside services were held at the Brigham City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Boys Town Charity, at boystown.org. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
Elaine Baron Davidson Elaine Baron Davidson, 90, died Feb. 8, 2020, in Scio, Oregon, while in hospice at Carlene’s Comfort Care. She was born in Brigham City, Utah, on May 11, 1929, to Juanita and Thomas Baron.
Dennis Fuller Dennis Fuller passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Services entrusted to Gillies Funeral Chapel.
Randall W. Jensen Randall W. Jensen passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 at his home. Funeral services are entrusted to Myers Mortuary, Brigham City, Utah. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
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