Verdell Call Verdell Harvey Call passed away while surrounded by family on Oct. 15, 2020, at Ogden Regional Medical Center. She was born in Horse Head Point, Utah, on May 3, 1941, to Julius Napoleon and Louise Elvira Harvey. She was raised in Eastland, Utah, where she attended school and graduated from Monticello High School. She then attended Salt Lake City Trade Tech School, where she received an associate degree in fashion design. She married Paul Y. Pace in the Manti Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on July 28,1962. They were blessed with three children. Paul died in February of 1972. Verdell would marry Elmer James Call in the Ogden LDS Temple on Sept. 3, 1976. Jim would bring five children to this union, and one more would be added to the family, bringing the total to nine children. Verdell was a member of the LDS Church. She was called to be the president of Relief Society, Young Women’s and Primary. She also accepted the call to be the primary chorister, nursery leader and activity days leader. Along with being a busy homemaker and raising a large family, she also worked at the Preston Citizen newspaper. Her hobbies included sewing—creating blessing and baptism clothing for her children, grandchildren, and even great-grandchildren—and her beautiful wedding cakes were admired by many. Because she had a love and talent for crocheting, embroidery, knitting, painting and gardening, she decided to share and teach her children and grandchildren these talents. Verdell was a giving and thoughtful lady who was kind to all she met. She was the best mother and grandmother, but never wanted any recognition for all she did and gave to others. She enjoyed her life staying in the background and letting the light shine on family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Elmer James Call; children: Calvin Call (Karen), Sharrie Webster (Jim), Pat Moses (Grant), Mike Call (Wendy), Jodi Pace (Jim), Scott Call (Kami), Paula Monical, Wynette Pace, and Preston Call (Mandee); 32 grandchildren; 56 great-grandchildren; siblings: Jackie Fuller, Bessie Howe (Riley), Mel Harvey (Karen), Sandra Bacon (Bill) and Lynne Robinson (Butch). She was preceeded in death by her parents; her first husband; brothers, Jay and Jimmy Harvey; and sisters, Mary Brown and Sharon Riley. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 22, at 11 a.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 East, Brigham City. Viewings will be held at the mortuary on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Interment in the Wanship Cemetery, Wanship, Utah. A livestream of the service may be viewed on Verdell’s online obituary at www.myers-mortury.com. Online condolences may be expressed at www.myers-mortury.com.
Fred Leebert Our loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend, Fred D. Leebert, 85, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Brigham City, Utah. Fred was born Aug. 17, 1935, in Los Angeles, California, the son of Frederick and Ellenor (Pugmire) Leebert. He graduated from Bell Gardens High School, along with his future wife, Jo Ann, in 1953. He married his sweetheart, Jo Ann Zuiderweg, on Jan. 8, 1955, in Bell Gardens, California. Their marriage was solemnized in the Redlands California Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She preceded him in death on Sept. 24, 2019. Fred was a member of the LDS Church. He worked and retired as a manager from Western Electric which later became AT&T. Fred loved to golf and played professional baseball for the Cubs. Surviving are three children: Michael (Kathy) Leebert of Murietta, California; Sherrie (Mike) Borges of Brigham City, Utah; and Phil (Vicky) Leebert of Brigham City, Utah; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one brother and two sisters: Ralph Leebert, Anne Flatley and Wanda Melius. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Ellenor Leebert; his wife, Jo Ann; and five sisters: Velma Hauser, May Burton, Phyllis Gallagher, Lois Quinn, and Shirley Saxton. Funeral services will be held at Gillies Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 11 a.m. with a viewing to be held prior to the services from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Interment in the Menifee Valley Cemetery, Menifee, California, on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 at 11 a.m. Condolences can be sent to www.gfc-utah.com.
Pasty McIntire Patsy Ranee John McIntire, 66, passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at her home. Patsy was born June 2, 1954, in Malad, Idaho, to Ruby Lovisa Byington and Alvin DuWayne John. She attended Malad Elementary, Box Elder Junior High and Box Elder Adult Education. Patsy married David LaRue McIntire on July 6, 1970. They were later sealed in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 30, 2008. She was a member of the LDS Church. Patsy had worked as a CNA for nursing homes and in-home health. She worked as a cashier at Walmart. She enjoyed crocheting, hunting, camping, and fishing. Patsy loved spending time with family often enjoyed going on little drives. She had a passion for her rose garden, which was pristine. Surviving are her children: Patsy Ranee McIntire, Jennie L (Charles) Monsen-Hansen, Marlene (Jason) Steed, and David L. (Rachel) McIntire Jr., 16 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Reva Roylene Watkins and DuWayne John. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, David; son-in-law, John Ferris Monson; four sisters; a brother; and three grandchildren. Graveside services will be Friday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. at the Brigham City Cemetery, 325 S. 300 East. Viewings will be Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 East, Brigham City, Utah. Due to COVID-19 the family asks visitors to please wear masks and follow social distancing. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Mortuary to help with expenses. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
Marna Maynes McGee Marna Maynes McGee, 89, passed away Oct. 14, 2020, at the home of her daughter, Heidi, in Ogden, Utah. Marna (nee Marna Ruth Maynes) was born in Butlerville, Utah, on Sept. 1, 1931, to John Alexander Maynes III and Sarah Louretta Despain. She was the ninth of 10 children, and the first daughter excitedly announced by the doctor. She married Lloyd Ross McGee on Jan. 17, 1952, in the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They shared almost 65 years together. Lloyd and Marna moved their young family to Wilmington, Delaware, for three years, then returned to Utah in 1959. Marna was an active member of the LDS Church, and faithfully served in many callings. She served a temple mission at the St. Louis Temple, a senior couple mission to Brattleboro, Vermont, in the Massachusetts Boston Mission. She served in Primary, Young Women and Relief Society, and served for 20 years as an ordinance worker in the Ogden and Brigham City temples. Her interests were her family. She was active in PTA, 4-H and Cub Scouts, and served in many leadership positions. Her children are widely scattered and she and Lloyd traveled often to visit the grandkids on special occasions including a baby blessing at a Coast Guard lighthouse in Washington State and baptisms in Delaware, Florida, North Dakota, California and Alaska. Marna loved to travel with her sister, Mary, and their husbands to visit many temple dedications and attend a session. Surviving are her children: Larry (Michele) McGee, Pacifica, California; James (Carla) McGee, Neola, Utah; Linda (Dave) Anderton, Palmer, Alaska; John (Julie) McGee, Riverside, California; Robert (Rachel) McGee, West Jordan, Utah; Patti (Frank) Kasten, Phoenix, Arizona; and Heidi (Monty) Pickrell, Ogden, Utah; 28 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Fred (Colleen) Maynes; brother-in-law, Leroy (Mary) Jones; and sister-in-law, Myrna (Kale) Smith. She was preceded in death by her loving spouse; her parents; brothers: Darrel, John, William, Lawrence, Alden, Robert, and Gaylen Maynes; sister, Mary Jones; daughter, Karen (John) Atwood; two grandsons, Clarence Atwood and Derek McGee; and one great-grandson Nathan McGee. Funeral services will be today, Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 11 a.m. at Myers Mortuary Chapel, 205 S. 100 East, Brigham City, Utah. A live stream of the service can be viewed on Marna’s online obituary page at www.myers-mortuary.com. A viewing will be Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Myers Mortuary. The family requests that those attending follow social distancing guidelines and masks, as recommended by the CDC. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
Larry Schultz Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, and friend Larry Eugene Schultz, 68, passed away on Oct. 13, 2020, in Boise, Idaho, following complications from a stroke. He was born in Brigham City, Utah, to Fred and Edith Schultz, and was raised there. Larry spent most of his life self-employed working as a “Jack of all trades” in areas of construction, mechanics and metal fabrication, among other things. He spent the last 20 years of his life living in Idaho City, Idaho. He had a love for the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, camping, gold mining/prospecting, and spending time with his family and beloved dogs. Anyone who knew him was aware of his passion for collecting antique, reclaimed, and vintage items. He truly could see the value in anything. His kindness, willingness to help those in need, and love for his family will be greatly missed. Larry is survived by his three children: Bronson (Marcie) Schultz of Tremonton, Utah; Amber (Mike) Evans of Harrodsburg, Kentucky; and Brandi Schultz of Idaho City, Idaho; two brothers, Charlie (Sharon) Schultz and Jerry (Lynda) Schultz of Brigham City; and three grandchildren: Dallon, Hadlee, and Coleman. The family will hold a small private ceremony to celebrate his life.
Violet George Our loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, Violet George, 93, the youngest of 14 children, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, while surrounded by her family at her home. She was born March 22, 1927, in Twin Falls, Idaho, a daughter of Charles and Martha Walters Higley. She was schooled in Blackpine, Idaho, and attended Box Elder High School. Violet married O’Dell George on Jan. 29, 1947, in Brigham City, Utah. He preceded her in death on July 18, 2018. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Violet ran the Midway Inn in Sardine Canyon from 1965 to New Years Eve in 1989. On the weekends they would have a band, sold hamburgers and antiques. Violet enjoyed shopping and collecting. The family would like to thank Integrity Hospice, especially Jody Jones for her loving care. Surviving are four children: Jenny Harper, Cindy (Jack) Burt, Charm (Roland) Petersen, and Jeffrey George; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sweetheart, O’dell; one daughter and son-in-law, Leah and Kelly Cook; son-in-law, Greg Harper; two grandchildren, Angelic Cook and Jami Burt; 12 brothers; and one sister. Graveside services were held Friday, Oct. 16, at Brigham City Cemetery. Send condolences to www.gfc-utah.com.
Jesse Gonzales Jesse Gonzales, 48, passed away Oct. 10, 2020, in Ogden, Utah. He was born May 31, 1972, in Parlier, California, to Mary and Jesse Gonzales. He was raised in Oregon where he attended Halfway High school in Halfway, Oregon. He later attended Walla Walla Community College where he earned an associate degree in autobody mechanics. His family later moved to Tremonton, Utah. In Utah, Jesse worked for Morrelli Construction, and was a “Jack of all trades.” There was not anything that Jesse could not fix or build. If he did not know how to do something, he took the time to learn how to do it. Jesse was an artist and handyman and loved to work with his hands. He loved listening to classic rock and 80s-90s rap. He loved fishing more than anything. In his spare-time, you could find Jesse on a lake or near a river with his fishing pole. He is survived by his love of 15 years, Anita Murphy; kids: Savannah Gonzales of Tremonton; Dalles Gonzales of Tri-Cities, Washington; Holly Gonzales of Tri-Cities, Washington; and Brandon Kiser of Portland, Oregon; stepson, Tevin Trice (currently stationed in Colorado); mother, Mary Gonzales; siblings: Becky Solis, Crystal Hernandez, David Gonzales, Rick Gonzales, Steven Longoria, Anthony Hartsean of Hermiston, Oregon, and Alex Patina of Sunnyside, Washington. Jesse was preceded in death by his father, Jesse Gonzales; brothers, James Gonzales (his twin brother who passed away during birth), and Orlando Patina; grandparents; and uncles. A rosary was held on Monday, Oct. 19, Funeral mass was held Tuesday, Oct. 20, at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Brigham City, Utah. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Henry Gordon Jr, Kiyo Hashimoto, Eric and Amber Morrelli, Teresa at Garden Gate Floral, Chuy Moreno and family and Sergio. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ruddfuneralhome.com.
Leonard Lee Reeves, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.horsleyfuneralhome.com.
Mark Scott Greer, 63, passed away at his home in Brigham City, Utah. Arrangements entrusted to Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 East, Brigham City. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
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