Margo Summerill Eberhard Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away peacefully at home on April 11, 2018, in Tremonton, Utah, after a courageous battle with health issues. She had been surrounded by family and friends in her final days on earth. She was born April 27, 1941, in Ogden, Utah, to Claude L. and Norine (Buck) Summerill. She attended and graduated from Weber State University and St. Benedict’s School of Nursing in 1963. She had many jobs in her career as a caretaker, nurse, and administrator. Soon after graduation she was married and sealed to Arnold G. Eberhard on Aug. 23, 1963 in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Together they had six children: Natalie Eberhard, Christopher S. Eberhard (Maren), Amanda E. Quilter (Michael), Cynthia E. Murphy (Melissa), Anthony A. Eberhard (deceased), and Monica E. Jensen (Quinn). She loved spending time with her grandchildren: Courtney B. Eberhard, Dylan A. Wuthrich, Ethan J. Wuthrich, Kennedi Jensen, Brayden Q. Jensen, Norah Kate Eberhard, Atticus J. Eberhard, Wyatt A. Jensen, Bailey D. Eberhard, Caleb C. Jensen, and Emeri Jensen, and attending their activities. She was a faithful member of the LDS Church. Over the years she served her Heavenly Father in various callings. She was an avid reader and enjoyed volunteering at the elementary school and Bear River Valley Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Janet S. Johnson; and her son, Anthony Alexander. There will be a viewing on Thursday, April 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rogers & Taylor Funeral Home, 111 North 100 East, Tremonton, Utah. Funeral services will be held Friday, April 20, in the Tremonton 2nd 5th LDS Ward building, 251 South Tremont Street, at 11 a.m., with a viewing prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Interment in the Tremonton City Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ruddfuneralhome.com.
Matthew Dewey Burbank Matthew was the first child of Eugene and Barbara Burbank, born in Brigham City, Utah, on June 27, 1973. He left this world on April 12, 2018, in Salem, Oregon. He was married to Jeni Wikenhauser in 1994. They had one son, Dylan. He married Misty Mund in 2002. They had two sons, Cooper and Cash. He worked for many years at Maddox Ranch House, making those rolls. At the time of his death, he was working at Roth’s Fresh Market in Silverton, Oregon. Dewey loved his boys and he loved music. He will be missed by all who knew him, but he will live in our hearts forever. He is survived by his mom; his brother, Ben; and his three sons. There will be no services. Cremation, followed by distribution of his ashes, will be private. Matthew Dewey Burbank An informal gathering will be held to celebrate and remember Dewey’s life on Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. at Maddox Restaurant, 1900 South Highway 89, Perry.
Lorene Dick Lorene M. Dick passed away April 11, 2018, with her husband and love of her life at her side. Lorene was born Oct. 31, 1928, in Denver, Colorado, the eldest daughter of Bertha Schwieder and Oscar Boge. She and her brothers and sister grew up in Denver, Colorado, through the depression era; times were tough. Lorene graduated from Manual High School in Denver. She worked summers, lived at home, and attended Colorado Women’s College, now Temple Buelle College, for two years. With financial help from her school teacher aunts, Ethel Boge and Mabel Boge, she continued her education at Colorado State College, now Northern Colorado University, in Greeley, Colorado, graduating in 1950 with a degree in biological science. During her senior year, while on a ski bus trip to Estes Park, Colorado, she met Kenneth V. Dick. They were married on Dec. 23, 1949. Following her graduation, Lorene and Kenneth began teaching at the high school in Snyder, Colorado. In the summer of 1951, when they returned to Greeley so Kenneth could complete his master’s degree in education, Lorene and Kenneth met a school counselor, who was recruiting teachers for the Intermountain Indian School, which had opened in 1949 in Brigham City, Utah. It was a meeting that changed their lives. In 1951, the young couple moved to Brigham City where Lorene began a new and challenging job as a teacher at a the recently opened Native American boarding school. It was at a time when the students had little or no formal education. She had an Navajo interpreter in her classroom. As the students progressed in Intermountain’s high school program, Lorene taught algebra. Their first daughter was born while the couple still lived on the Intermountain Indian School campus. Lorene took a break from teaching when the couple moved into their new home, built as a class project by the Intermountian students. Two more daughters followed, and in 1962 the couple bought a new home in Perry, Utah. Lorene returned to teaching at Intermountain working until her retirement in 1980. The school closed in 1984. Following their retirements, Lorene and Kenneth enjoyed traveling across the United States and skiing at local ski resorts. Lorene also enjoyed sewing, making counted cross stitch quilts, knitting gifts, gardening, and walking in the Perry hills. Lorene is survived by her husband, Kenneth; sister, Winifred Herbert (Clifford), Reno, Nevada; daughters, Carolyn K. Dick, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and Lorna M. Dick, Layton, Utah; and grandchildren: Kayla Dickensen, Kelsy Dickensen, Braeden J. Dick, and Danielle M. Dick. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Orville Boge and Walter Boge; and daughter, Gillian Dickensen. A memorial service was held for Lorene at the Community Presbyterian Church in Brigham City, on April 17. Lorene donated her body to the University of Utah’s body donor program. Memorial gifts may be given to the Brigham City Senior Center, which has been so helpful in recent years. Special thanks go to neighbors, Linda and Gary Simkins, and Michael and Renae Emery.
Ruth Johnson Keller Ruth Carol Johnson Keller passed away April 16, 2018, at the age of 89. She was born Feb. 7, 1929, in Inglewood, California, to Fred Turner Ashley and Alta Maria Parkinson Ashley. She married Wallace Kenneth Johnson on April 3, 1954. They made their home in Torrance, California, where their family grew to include three daughters: Cynthia, Debra and Kristin. Their family moved to Vista, California, in December 1968, where they were very active in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In July 1977, they moved to Castle Valley, Utah. She returned to California in 1985 where her husband worked in construction. The two returned to Castle Valley to retire. Retirement brought great joy to the couple. They served in the Moab community, enjoyed their grandchildren and their grandchildren’s interests, travelled around the world and invited friends and neighbors to enjoy their swimming pool. Her husband, Ken, died in 2012. Her daughter, Debra, took great care of her mother until Debra succumbed to cancer in 2014. Ruth moved to Maple Springs in Brigham City, Utah, near where her daughter, Cynthia, lived. There she found love again and married Preston Keller in October 2015. The couple later moved to Lotus Park in West Haven. Ruth was lovingly embraced by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preston passed away on March 2, 2018. Ruth enjoyed good health up until a week before her death. She played her beloved grand piano daily for residents and guests at Maple Springs and Lotus Park. When she knew that death was imminent, she faced it bravely and with grace, wearing bright pink lipstick. She planned her own funeral and shared her love with friends and family before passing away peacefully. She is survived by daughters, Cynthia (Alan) Day, and Kristin (Jeffrey) Godwin; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, John Ashley; her husbands, Ken Johnson and Preston Keller; her daughter, Debra Officer; and grandsons, Erik Day and Zachary Taylor. Funeral services will be Saturday, April 21, at 1 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 205 South 100 East, Brigham City. A viewing will be held Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. at the mortuary. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at the Castle Valley Cemetery, where she will be laid next to her husband, Ken Johnson. A luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the LDS Church on 400 North after her interment. Friends and family are welcome to attend to share her memory. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
Carlos Junior Burt Our brother, uncle, and friend, Carlos Junior Burt, was reunited with his father, Dale Harrison Burt, and his mother, Frances Pearl Rhees Burt, on Sunday, April 15, 2018, after passing away at the Ogden Regional Medical Center following a short illness. He was the oldest of five children and leaves behind four siblings: Marilyn (Craig) Smith, Rhees (Glenna) Burt, Michelle (Rodney) Mund, and Blake (Ann) Burt. Junior, as his friends and family knew him, was a jolly soul. He was born Feb. 23, 1950, in Brigham City, Utah. He grew up in Bear River City, Utah, and was a friend to all he knew. Junior was a farm boy and spent many summers hauling hay and working for farmers around the area. He was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He attended Box Elder High School where he was active in the Future Farmers of America and played football. He was known as “Teddy Bear” because of his gentle demeanor, and he hated to tackle anyone because he might hurt them. He graduated from Box Elder High School in 1968. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Auckland, New Zealand, from 1969 to 1971. After his return he attended Weber State College in Ogden for brief time where he studied drafting. In 1976, he married Patricia Ann Davis in Bear River City, Utah. They later divorced. He worked at Morton Thiokol, Autoliv, Security Services at the Salt Lake International Airport, Harvey’s Sales and Service and other jobs around the intermountain area. Recently, his health started to decline and he found it hard to work, so he found great pleasure in reading and writing. At the time of his death he was a resident of Maple Springs Assisted Living in Brigham City. He loved it there and loved the people with whom was able to associate. A memorial service will be held in the Cove at Maple Springs at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 21. Interment in the Brigham City Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. Send condolences to www.gfc-utah.com.
Deaine Patricia Limb Our loving mother, Deaine Patricia Limb, passed away April 13, 2018, in Ogden, Utah. She was born Aug. 23, 1941, to Alma Etta Clark and James Eddison Allen. According to her wishes, no services will be held. Send condolences to www.gfc-utah.com.
Edna Romer Edna Tanner Romer, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 in Brigham City, Utah. Services are entrusted to Myers Mortuary, Brigham City, UT. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com.
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