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Valerie J. Story

November 29, 2021

“We lost her way too soon”

After a month-long battle with pneumonia, Valerie passed away on Monday, November 29, 2021, at the Ogden Regional Medical Center. This amazing mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and loving friend to so many, was born May 16, 1945, in Ogden, Utah. She was the daughter of Ted J. Mosier and Marie Fife. Valerie spent her early...

Robbie John Hadley

November 28, 2021

Robbie John Hadley gained his angel wings on November 28, 2021 at Davis Hospital due to covid complications at the age of 32. He was welcomed into the world January 14, 1989, to Kathleen Morgan and Neal Hadley in Layton, Utah. Robbie and his siblings were raised by his mother and Grandparents. His Grandfather was more of a father figure...

Rick Adam Simons

November 26, 2021

On Friday November 26th, 2021, Rick Adam Simons went home to the arms of his savior, Jesus Christ. Rick passed surrounded by his wife and family, while many others held him in their hearts. Rick’s family extended far beyond those that shared his name. His love, generosity, and willingness to accept anyone and everyone brought a new definition to the...

Gary Don Curtis

November 25, 2021

Gary D. Curtis passed away at home on November 25, 2021 after a short illness.

Gary was born on February 3, 1933, in Hyrum, Utah to Leland D. and Ruth Thomas Curtis, the middle child of five. As a child, the family moved to Ogden.

In 1959 he married Patricia (Pat) Prelle and they settled in Riverdale. They have three sons.

Gary joined...

Merlin Gene Paul

November 22, 2021


Merlin was born at home in Elko, Nevada to C.W. Paul and Ethel Maxwell Paul. He was the oldest of three boys. He was active in the Boy Scout program and loved camping in the Ruby Mountains. He played clarinet in the high school band and loved being in plays. After graduating from Elko High School, he...

Bonnie Mae Black Swanson

November 22, 2021

Bonnie Mae Black Swanson died peacefully in her home November 22, 2021. Bonnie was born August 16, 1939 in Caledonia, Mississippi to Robert Tim Black and Allie Mae Lockhart. Bonnie came from a large family, having four brothers and three sisters. She loved being a “country girl” of the South and enjoyed playing with her brothers and sisters in the...

M. Jene Ambrose

November 21, 2021

Our beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and friend peacefully left us to be with his Lord and Savior after a valiant fight with cancer. He was lovingly cared for by family until the end. The oldest child of Marion and Louise Ambrose, he was born and raised in Buhl, Idaho. After graduating from Buhl High School, he attended the...

Maurine Jepsen Williams

November 21, 2021

Maurine Jepsen Williams, 78, passed away unexpectedly on November 21, 2021 due to complications resulting from a COVID infection. Maurine was born November 18, 1943 in Preston, Idaho. Her early years were spent in southern Idaho near Glencoe, Oxford, and Clifton. The Jepsen family moved to Ogden in May 1951. Maurine attended Wahlquist Junior High and graduated from Weber High...

Norma Anderson Wall

November 20, 2021


Norma Anderson Wall was born, July 16th, 1932, in Ogden Utah to parents Emma Burton, and Allen Leslie Anderson. She left this earth at her home surrounded by her family, on November 20th, 2021.

Norma, one of five children, was preceded in death by her siblings Afton, Ivan, and Glen and by a son Grant Royce and...

Benjamin Earl Olson

November 20, 2021

Benjamin Earl Olson, age 84, passed away peacefully at McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden Utah from medical complications, ending a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born on March 31, 1937 to Earl Frederick Merlau and Judith Francis Miller in San Diego, California. His parents divorced when he was a toddler, and he moved with his mother to a...

Jared Tyler Westbroek

November 19, 2021

Jared Tyler Westbroek 46, passed away peacefully on November 19, 2021, due to Covid 19 complications.

He was born on November 12, 1975, to Jean Colvin and Keith Westbroek. Jared attended Bonneville High School. He received his Associate's degree in Criminal Justice from Eagle Gate College. He loved to play soccer, he was an avid reader (he loved Crime novels),...

Saxon Reese Castle

November 11, 2021

Saxon Reese Castle passed away peacefully at home, under hospice care, on November 11, 2021. He was born to F. Linden and Claris Reese Castle in Logan, UT on June 21, 1942.

Throughout his life Saxon lived in Logan, UT, Ogden, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Vancouver British Columbia, and Martinsburg, WV.

While attending high school in Vancouver, he was a member...

Ruth Hall Ware

November 11, 2021

Age 80. On Thursday, November 11, at 2:00 a.m. Mom’s heart stopped beating and she was finally released from her pain and suffering into the awaiting arms of her husband whom she missed so dearly.

Ruth was born St. Anthony Idaho on June 25, 1941, to Jick and Ruby Hall. She was the thirteenth of thirteen children. She graduated from...

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