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Peggy Ann Peterson

Written By: tatemortuary - Apr• 06•11

Peggy Ann Peterson passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 2:45 a.m. from a long illness. Peggy has reunited with her son, Jody Hildreth, daughter Angel Hildreth, husband Wesley Errol Peterson, father Joseph William Eden, Jr., stepfather Oliver Dalley, brothers William Rodney Eden and Johnny Dalley. She was born July 18, 1947 to Joseph William (Bill) Eden Jr. and Elsie Arthella Dalley in Tooele. She married Mike Hildren, later divorced. She then married Wesley Errol Peterson.  Peggy loved family get-togethers, Dutch oven cooking, camping and going to Wendover with family and friends. She had a big heart and smile to match, and no matter who you were, you became a friend.  She is survived by her mother, Elsie Arthella Dalley; son Michael Hildreth; sisters Vickie Benton, Darla Carlson, Dorian Reynolds, Sheradeen Peterson, Janell Korslund, Pat Hill, Adel Romero; brothers Joe Eden, Randy Eden, Dennis Eden, Jim Jones; grandchildren Myndi, Zac, Brooke, Shawn, Andrew, AriAna, Hope; great-grandchildren Ambree, Michael, Deagan, Visleah.  Her multitude of family and friends who love her are thankful she is finally released from her pain. She is now resting peacefully, surrounded by loved ones and friends.  Services were held  Saturday, April 9th.  In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate monetary donations.

Marilyn Twede Jones

Written By: tatemortuary - Apr• 05•11

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend Marilyn Twede Jones passed away suddenly on April 5, 2011 at the age of 75 in Tooele, Utah. Marilyn was born on September 13, 1935 in Santaquin, Utah to Jesse Woodrow Twede and Iona Larson Twede. She was the 2nd daughter of four children. They moved to Tooele, Utah where she attended school and graduated from Tooele High School in 1954. She married her high school sweetheart and the love of her life Gary Graydon Jones on June 25, 1954 in the Salt Lake Temple. They celebrated 56 wonderful years together. The first years of her marriage were devoted to being a homemaker and raising their four children. Later, Marilyn started working for Commercial Security Bank in 1973 as a teller and retired in 1993 from Key Bank as a commercial loan officer and secretary to the branch president. Marilyn’s first love was her family. She loved being with them as they created wonderful memories while camping, boating and four-wheeling. She was extremely artistic and loved the creativity of scrapbooking, sewing, painting, and adorning our homes with her beautiful crafts. She loved doll collecting with her sister and doing genealogy. Marilyn was active in the LDS church and served in the primary, was a Relief Society work director for over 10 years and ward organist for many many years. She will be missed by her husband Gary, children Kathy (Richard) Goddard, Shauna (Jim) Richards, Dewayne (Kari) Jones, Steve (Tristen) Jones, 17 grand children and 22 great grand children. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandson Brandon Richards. Funeral services were held on Saturday April 9th.   Her final resting place will be in the Tooele City Cemetery.

A. Frank Krish

Written By: tatemortuary - Apr• 03•11

Our wonderful husband, Father, Grandfather, A. Frank Krish returned to his Heavenly Father April 3, 2011 after battling Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)/ Lou Gehrig’s disease which he fought his way. He was born December 13th 1941 in Detroit, Michigan to A. Frank Krish and Anna E. Bober, who preceded him in death. He married Anna Mae Ekins April 10, 1964 which was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple April 10, 1972. He is survived by wife; Anna Mae, son; James F. Krish (Ronni), daughters Kristene Hansen (Kim), Paulene K. Sutton (J.O.), Annette Reudter (Kelley); 12 grandchildren, 2 sisters, and one brother, His wife and children meant the world to him and he was always very proud of them. A viewing will be held at 17th Ward Church, 132 N. 570 E. from 11:30AM to 12:30PM prior to service on April 6, 2011 at 1PM. Interment in the Tooele City Cemetery. Also a special thanks to the caregivers for all your help.

Robert Evan Davis*

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 30•11


Robert Evan Davis Born October 27, 1925 to Evan and Flora Hallsey Davis. Died March 30, 2011 in Salt Lake City. Married Margaret Ann Rydalch June 17, 1948 in the Salt Lake Temple. Bob worked and retired from Tooele Army Depot. Member of the LDS Church and served in many callings. He was blessed with a witty sense of humor and known for the nicknames he gave to family and friends. He loved spending time with his family, and sending unique letters. He treasured driving to McDonalds to have breakfast and “B.S.” with the “Romeo” club. He is survived by wife Margaret, daughters Kay Davis, Jan Rollie (Keith), sons Evan Davis (Carolyn) and Alan Davis (Chris). 14 grandchildren, 19 1/2 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents Evan and Flora, sisters; Madge, Doris and Irene. The family extends a sincere thanks to the doctors and caregivers. Funeral services will be held Monday April 4, 2011 at 12:00 Noon at the Tooele 8th Ward building 196 North Pinehurst. A viewing will be held at Tate Mortuary on Sunday from 6:00-8:00PM and Monday at the church 10:30-11:30 prior to the service. Interment in the Tooele City Cemetery.

Rodney E. Miller Sr.

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 30•11

Rodney Ernest Miller Sr. passed away from injuries sustained in a car accident on March 30, 2011. He has been reunited with his eternal companion, his wife Pamela. He has also been reunited with his parents Ernest and Joyce Miller and his brother Don Miller. Rodney was born on July 27, 1954 in Ogden UT. He graduated from Bonneville High School in 1972. He married the love of his life Pamela Wilks and was sealed in the Jordan Temple on June 19, 1991. Rodney was a federal employee for over 30 years, with military service including the Air Force Reserves, Army, Army Reserves, and the National Guard. Rodney was an avid duck hunter who also enjoyed camping, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was a talented wood carver and was passionate about teaching his children and grandchildren how to hunt and fish. Rodney had a big heart with a smile to match. He will be deeply missed. He is survived by his 2 sisters: Pam Frances and Connie Sadler and his 5 children: Lance (Heidi), Aaron (Beth), Melissa (Kim), Jeremy (Lillie), and Rodney Jr. He is also survived by his 10 adoring grandchildren: Braden, Skyler, Andrew, Rebecca, Allen, Gracie, Lacey, Claudia, Brooklyn, and Alayna. Services will be held at the LDS ward house on 81 Church Street in Grantsville, UT on Friday April 8th. Visitation services will be held from 1:30-3 pm followed by funeral services then graveside services.

Glenn R. Christensen

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 28•11

Glenn R. Christensen, 46, was called back home to his Heavenly Father, March 28, 2011. He was born May 8, 1964 in Sandy, Utah to Roger and Josie Christensen. He graduated from Tooele High School and School of Mines in Colorado. After many years of searching he found and married the love of his life and soulmate Kristian Rocha. Glenn has always been an active and busy person. In childhood he participated in many activities to include, baseball, swimming, scouting, hunting, bull riding, FFA, and fishing to mention a few. His family always came first, but he never turned away from anyone in need. He is survived by his wife Kristian, parents Roger and Josie Christensen, children; Jesse Gillians, Phillip Rocha, Patrick & Preston Carroll, Amanda Christensen, sisters, Laurie (Dyet), Joanne (Hayball), Lisa (Christensen), Amy Campbell and brother Daniel Christensen, and many nieces and nephews. Glenn worked for Fluor Corp @ Kennecott Copper. He will be truly missed. A viewing will be held on Friday April 1, 2011 from 9:30-10:45 AM at Tate Mortuary 110 So Main St. Tooele, followed by graveside services at the Tooele City Cemetery.

Florence Briggs Anderson

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 24•11

Less than a month before her 96th birthday, Florence Briggs Anderson completed her journey on earth. She passed away quietly at the home of her daughter, Lois on March 24,2011 just a little more than a year after her beloved Max, her husband of nearly 75 years. She was anxious to be with him again. Florence was born April 14, 1915 in Malad, Idaho to George E and Cora Barlow Briggs. She grew up in Layton and graduated from Davis High School and attended Utah Agricultural College in Logan. It was there she met Max, and they were married October 7, 1935. They made their home in Tooe1e where Max introduced his new bride as “Briggs”, and the name stuck. She and Max ran  Anderson’s Market on Main Street. They later built and ran the Riverside Motel in Salt Lake City. Briggs was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After retirement, Briggs and Max moved to the St George area where they lived between Tooele and St George. She was president of the Ladies Auxiliary when Max was Fire Chief in Tooele. She was also President of the Ladies Golf Association in Tooele, and won many trophies both in Tooele and St George. They loved the trailer life and spent many years traveling together. Max liked to play Bridge, but Briggs would play any kind of cards. She was featured recently in the Provo Herald for having played cards for 75 years and still playing them at the Senior Center in American Fork. Max and Briggs had three children, daughter Lois Hawkins (Ted), son Bill Anderson (Kathy), and son, Robert Anderson (Cheryle). She is survived by 12 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren, and a brother, Barlow Briggs. She was preceded in death by her husband and best friend, Max, her parents, son Robert, 2 brothers, a sister, and a great-granddaughter, Taylor Anderson. The family is so grateful to Community Nursing Services Home Health and to Envision Home Health and Hospice for their devoted, caring help during the past few months. Funeral Services were held  March 30, 2011.

William Wilson

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 20•11

William E. Wilson

1919 – 2011

Our loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away on March 20, 2011.

Bill was born October 5, 1919, in Ashcreek, South Dakota, to W.J. and Mary Wilson. He grew up on a dairy farm in South Dakota and served in the Civilian Conservation Corps from 1935-36. He worked as a ranch hand in Wyoming and was an extra in the movie “Bad Man of Wyoming” filmed in Jackson Hole in 1940. He had to buy a pair of boots and rent a horse for $5 a week, and he played both an Indian and a cowboy. He volunteered for the draft in 1941 and was in the 168th Infantry Medical Detachment. Wounded in Algiers, North Africa, in 1942, and awarded the Purple Heart by Dwight D. Eisenhower. After hospitalization in England, he returned to duty in Northern France and received an Honorable Discharge in 1946. Bill worked at Mt. Rainier Army Depot and TAD for 30 years. He married Noreen (Peg) Walsh on May 3, 1952. He is survived by his wife and children – Maureen Slusher (Lee), Mary Pannunzio (Hank), Mike Wilson (Marla), Michele McNichol (Paul), and Marna Roguschka. Also, 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, sister Kathleen, sisters-in-law Patricia, Audra and Tiny and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents and siblings Mary, Jim, Frank, Joe and Kenny. We will treasure our memories of his sense of humor, backyard barbeques, fishing trips and that “Hail Mary” dirt that anything would grow in. He gave freely of his love and his time. Let’s see – 5 kids times how many houses and yards?!! Rosary and Requiem Mass to be held on Saturday, March 26th, at 11am at St. Marguerite’s Catholic Church in Tooele. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Marguerite’s Bldg Fund or the American Lung Assoc. We love and miss you Dad, and are lucky we had you for so long.

Patrick “Pat” Nigh*

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 20•11

Patrick L Nigh, 64, died Sunday, March 20, 2011.  He was born Feb. 7, 1947 in Springfield, Ohio to Paul and Lorraine Nigh.  He graduated from Skyline High School in 1965. He married the love of his life, Leslie Jones, on February 22, 1968, which they later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

Pat was known for his smile, warm welcome and his ability to make people feel at ease; he had no enemies. When younger he loved playing baseball alongside his brothers while his father coached. He established Nigh Time Donuts in Tooele where he worked for 23 years; the most enjoyable part of his day was the association with the people of Tooele County. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where he held numerous callings including bishop of the Erda ward. He and wife Leslie were serving as missionaries in the Salt Lake Inner City Mission. He loved serving the people of the Erda and the Pioneer 25th Wards. Patrick raised 8 grateful children. He taught his children to play sports, work hard, and be respectful and kind.

He is survived by his wife Leslie, his mother Lorraine, children Derek (Stacey), Elizabeth Spilker (Alan), Jordan (Emily), daughter-in-law Ann Shultz, Meghan Pankratz (Peter), Marcus, Easton and Meredith, brothers Michael (Sarah), Kelly (Paige) and sister-in-law Nancy. Patrick had 13 grandchildren he adored and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by Paul Nigh (father), Scott Nigh (brother) and his son Winston.

A viewing will be held Thursday, March 24th, 6-8pm at Tate Mortuary, (110 S. Main St. Tooele, Utah.)

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 25th at the Stansbury Park, Utah South Stake Center (240 Interlochen, Stansbury Park, Utah) viewing from 10-11:45am. Funeral begins at 12 noon. Internment will be at Elysian Burial Gardens, 1075 E. 4580 S. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Anne Winnegge

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 19•11

Anne E. Winnegge


Anne E. Winnegge, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away on March 19, 2011 of natural causes at the age of 88. She was born in North Dakota to Mary and John Munro on December 21, 1922 in Crary North Dakota as one of seven children. Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Winnegge whom she married in 1947 and by her brothers Angus, Bill and Bob, and sisters Edna Mae and Florence. She is survived by her sister Irene Olson, son Louis Winnegge and daughter Linda Macchia, six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Anne will be remembered for her volunteer work at Granger Medical Center, the Senior Citizens, the women’s shelter and as a 15 year member of the Tooele City Police Senior Patrol. In addition Anne served as president of the Eagles Auxiliary, the Ladies Elks, the State PAAP and was a Mother of the Eagles Auxiliary. In accordance with Anne’s wishes she will be cremated and interred next to her husband. Memorial services will be held at Tate mortuary on Friday March 25, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Tooele cemetery. Visitation with family and friends will begin one hour prior to service.

Donald Ettel

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 18•11

Donald Howard Ettel

1959 – 2011

Our Loving Father, Husband, Son, Brother and Friend, Donald Howard Ettel, 51, of Stansbury Park, reunited with his son, Zachary Frances Ettel, on March 18, 2011 after a long but courageous battle with cancer. Don was born in Petaluma California, on October 14, 1959. He is the son of James and Judith Watson. Don married the love of his life, Shelly N. Pruitt on October 8, 2005. He was the proud father of Zachary and Taylor Ettel. He grew up on the beaches of Wilmington, NC. He was an old beach boy that left the beaches of North Carolina in the mid 80′s, but he loved it there and living the uncomplicated life. He enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, shooting, kayaking. He was an outstanding cook, which we aLL enjoyed. Don graduated from New Hanover High School in Wilmington, NC, in 1977 and attended Cape Fear Technical College where he received a degree in Drafting and Design. Don was an accomplished Project Manager and his employment carried his life in many directions he was able to travel all over the world, but enjoyed being home with his family. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him. He left behind many wonderful memories and traditions. He was preceded in death by his son, Zachary. He is survived by his wife, Shelly Ettel (Stansbury Park, UT); son Taylor Ettel (Stansbury Park, UT); mother and father James and Judith Watson (Knoxville, TN); sister Janey Lynn Roth (Wilmington, NC); brother Jimmy Watson (Knoxville, TN) ; grandmother Georgetta Harrell “Nena”; mother and father-in-law Ralph and Neadath Pruitt (Huntington, UT); and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. A viewing was held Monday, March 21, 2011 at Tate Mortuary in Tooele, UT. Memorial Service was held Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Gordon Lane Stake Center in Stansbury Park, UT.

Robert Everett Talcott

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 14•11

Robert (Bob) Everett Talcott, much beloved child of God, will be greatly missed.  He went to the Lord on Mar. 14, 2011 where he is playing in the band and singing in the choir.  He will be remembered as a wonderful loving, caring husband, father, grandfather, and friend.  He was born Jan. 31, 1924 and was 87 years old on his passing.  Bob graduated from Cortez High School in Cortez, Colorado and Western State College in Gunnison, Colo. with a degree in chemistry.  He later worked on a Masters of Engineering Administration from the Univ. of Utah.  After graduating from Western State College, Robert worked in the steel mills of Colorado, followed by the oilfields in Colorado and Texas.  His career took him and his family to the mines of New Mexico. His final career move was as a chemist at Tooele Army Depot until he retired after 27 years of service.  Bob resided in Tooele for 44 years after which he moved to Tucson, AZ in 2007 to be near his sweetheart Dorothy Davis.  He enjoyed golfing and playing in the band at the Tooele Seniors Center and continued playing his saxophone in Tucson at Cascades Retirement Community.  He was preceded in death by his devoted wife Arabella of 54 years and his daughter Terry.  He is survived by his son Paul Robert Talcott and his wife Jane; daughter Nancy Luty and her husband Christoph; grandchildren Brad and Robin; sweetheart Dorothy Davis and daughter Judie Ellyson.  Services will be held on Saturday, April 2 at 11a.m. at Tate Mortuary, 110 S. Main St., Tooele, Utah. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.  The service will be conducted by Father LeRoy Carter of St. Barnabus Episcopal Church. Interment will be in the Tooele City Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to a favorite charity would be appreciated.

Kellie Lee Robertson

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 12•11

Kellie Lee Robertson

Kellie Lee Robertson 53, passed away March 12, 2011, in Tooele, UT surrounded by her family. She was born on April 7, 1957 in Murray, UT to Clifford and Francis Gaye Sorenson. She married Ken Robertson on Aug. 5, 1977 in Kamas, UT. Together they had 5 beautiful children; Tina Martinez (Terry), Danny Robertson (Sarah), Dusty Olsen, Melanie Holmes (Brandon) and Torry Forbush. They moved to Tooele, UT in 2001, where they still live. Kellie is survived by her husband Ken; dad Clifford Sorsenson; four children; 5 sisters; and 13 grandchildren. Kellie is preceded in death by her mother Francis Gaye Sorenson and her daughter Dusty Olsen. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 18, 2011 at 12:00pm at Tate Mortuary 110 S. Main Street in Tooele, UT. A viewing will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 prior to the service at the Mortuary. Graveside services will be held immediately after the funeral service at Tooele Cemetery.

Deanna McCarthy Marsing

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 10•11

Deanna McCarthy Marsing, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, passed away into the light of our beloved Heavenly Father on March 10, 2011, in Tooele, Utah. She was born in Heber City, Utah on Oct. 4, 1939 and is preceded in death by her parents, William Albert McCarthy and Annie Blackley McCarthy, her daughter Terry Ann Smith and her son Joe Earl Smith. She is survived by her daughter Sherry Ann Marsing, granddaughter Angel Marie Fend and her husband Greg Fend, grandson Joshua Coic, granddaughter Heather Jensen and her husband Dave, grandson John Jackson, granddaughter Boualay Lobato and her husband Troy grandson Jeremy Boyd, sister M. Jean Draper and her husband Ivan, sister Connie DeYott and her husband Don, brother Jerry and his wife Jean, aunt Ruby Roberts 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She enjoyed family get togethers, all her bingo friends and the monthly pot luck held at her complex with all her neighbors. She passed away peacefully with a song in her heart, surrounded by many loved ones.  A memorial service was held on Monday at the LDS church on 1025 W. Utah Ave. Burial Tuesday  in the Heber City Cemetery.

Debra Sandoval

Written By: tatemortuary - Mar• 06•11

Debra Sandoval

Our precious mother, wife, sister and friend, Debra (Debbie) Ann Sandoval, 55, of Tooele, returned to our Heavenly Father Sunday, March 06, 2011. Debbie was born in Bakersfield, California June 5, 1955 to Margie Ann and Leonard Coughran. Margie remarried Norman Arthur Bunn, Debbie’s “dad”, and the family moved to Utah. She spent most of her teen years in Stockton. Debbie’s free-spirited and adventurous nature sent her life in many directions. In all her endeavors she looked to the Lord for strength and finally found her place in the Catholic Church where her great faith blessed not only her life, but influenced the lives of countless others. Debbie was Treasurer of the Council of Catholic Women and selected Woman of the Year in 2010; she assisted in RCIA for eight years; and was Billy’s “Grand Poopet” always helping him with the Knights of Columbus dealings. Although life threw her many curveballs along the way, she always managed to keep that beautiful and sassy smile on her face-even through her painfully long but courageous battle with cancer. She was one strong woman! Those who knew her and that sassy smile will forever love, admire and miss her fiercely. She was our angel on Earth and now an angel in Heaven. She was preceded in death by her nephew, Mark Bourget, father, Leonard Coughran, and mother-in-law, Vangie Sandoval. She was survived by her mother and father, adoring husband, William (Billy) Sandoval; brothers and sisters: Cheryl (Dale) Robinson, Steve (Carmen) Coughran, Vicky and Dale Davis, and Rick (Jamie) Bunn; her brothers and sisters-in-Iaw: Bernie Sandoval, Richard (Lori) Sandoval, Anthony (Patty) Sandoval, Mark (Chris) Sandoval, Veronica Sandoval and Lisa Sandoval; children: Meredith (Brad) Mackie and Larry Oppenhein; step-children: Chris (Katie) Sandoval, Steven (Misty) Sandoval, Laura (Sam) Laple, and Felix (Kathy) Sandoval; grandchildren: Preston, Sierra, Dylan, Dedrian, Logan, Spencer, Hayden, Dezerae, Russell, and 21 additional grand children, and many nieces and nephews. The Knights of Columbus will be assisting during the viewing and funeral with an Honor Guard. A viewing will be held Thursday, March 10 from 6-8 p.m. with the Rosary to follow. Funeral mass will be on Friday, March 11 at 9:00 a.m. An additional viewing one hour prior to the funeral. All services and mass will be at St. Marguerites Catholic Church, 15 So. 7th Street, Tooele, UT. Inte?ment at Tooele City Cemetery following the mass.

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