Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
PRICE - Our loving father, grandfather and beloved uncle, Thomas A. Burgess, age 92, passed away May 12, 2008 in Price.
Born Oct. 2, 1915 in Provo to William J. and Mary Gatherum Burgess. He married Esther Wolfrom Jan. 2, 1959 in Boulder City, Nev. She passed away on Oct. 15, 2006.
Tom served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945. His duties included being an aircraft service mechanic, crew chief and aircraft instrument mechanic. He worked on the Boeing 4 engine on the B-17 bomber.
Tom served 11 years in the U.S. Air Force Reserve and several years in the Civil Air Patrol.
In 1947, he received his private pilot license.
Tom was a licensed contractor who built many homes in the area. He was a very talented craftsman and he especially enjoyed helping others with their electrical and plumbing repairs.
He also worked at the College of Eastern Utah in the maintenance department.
Tom enjoyed working in the yard and fixing anything that was broken.
He was a kind and loving caregiver to all in need, especially to his wife.
He will be missed by his family and a community of friends.
Survived by his daughters, Mary (Dan) Baxter, Highland; and Patsy (Dennis) Jensen, Carbonville; nine grandchildren, Dawn (Shane) McMillan, Taylorsville; Christopher (Angie) Arambula, South Jordan; Jeremy (Angelyn) Jensen, Logan; DaNeen Kirkwood, Price; Debbie (Robin) Rudman, Wellington; Justin (Tammy) Jensen, Spring Glen; Mike (Stormie) Baxter, Aurora, Colo.; Melinda (Mike) Wallis, Cedar Hills; and Marcie (Dan) Clawson, Pleasant Grove; 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson; loving niece, Janet (Tom) Patterick, Price; special nephew, Joe (Esta Lee) Mason, Price; many other nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents; dear wife, Esther; two sisters and two brothers.
Graveside service Friday, May 16, noon, Price City Cemetery. Family will be at Mitchell Funeral Home Friday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friends are welcome at Mitchell’s daily.
Hiawatha Ladies luncheon for Ladies and spouses or friends.
I HAVE SET UP A DATE FOR JUNE 16TH AT 11:00 AM FOR THE HIAWATHA LUNCHEON AT JIM'S FAMILY RESTAURANT. JIM'S IS LOCATED AT 894 EAST 3900 SOUTH, SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84107. PONE NUMBER 801-747-1102. WOULD YOU PLEASE SEND OUT AN EMAIL TO EVERYONE ON YOUR EMAIL LIST?THANKS,DON
Friday, May 9, 2008
Monday, May 5, 2008
Hiawatha School Pic #3
Front Row Left to Right
1.Carol Larsen 5.Faun Davis
2.Grace Orphanakis 6.Clarris Johnson
3.Beverly Shadler 7.Francis Jane Baxter
4.Alvie Petroni 8.Mary Elizabeth Beveridge (Teacher)
2nd Row Left to right
1.Don Larsen 5.Jay Martino
2.Shirley Gleason 6.Paul Mecham
Back Row Left to Right
1.Earl Crawford 4.Bonnie Allred
2.Dean Cowen 5.Cliff Finley3.Helen Stifos 6.Paul Villard