Friday, May 29, 2015


PRICE-On May 24, 2015, Stefan Blair Feichko, age 60, passed away unexpectedly.
He was born April 23, 1955 in Price to Ervin and Violet Brundage Feichko.
Stefan was an active member of the United Mine Workers of America and a former employee of Wattis and Hiawatha mines where he served as Chairman on the UMWA Safety Committee. He was a lifelong resident of Carbon County and a member of the Catholic Church. Stefan's passion in life was his family and farming. He was a talented craftsman who enjoyed woodworking. Stefan loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing with his daughter and his nieces and nephews. He loved sharing his knowledge with his family and passing down his knowledge for generations to enjoy.
Family meant the world to Stefan and his daughter Dakota was the center of his universe for the past 18 years. He also cherished the many wonderful years that he shared with his mother. Stefan loved caring for his mom and they could always count on each other. He was deeply proud of Dakota and her love Allen. Although Stefan may be gone, his joy will live on through Dakota's joyful laughter.
Stefan is still watching over his beloved daughter and her partner, Dakota Feichko (Allen); his mother, Violet Feichko; daughter, Holly; two sisters, Carol Rogers and Violet Adams; brother, Ervin, Jr. (Susan) Feichko; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Stefan joined his father Ervin Feichko, Sr. and the two of them are no doubt laughing and talking about the good old days.
Funeral Mass, Friday, May 29, 2015, 10 a.m., Notre Dame de Lourdes Catholic Church. Vigil service, Thursday evening 7 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home where friends are welcome to join the family Thursday and Friday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Price City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Stefan online at 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Paul L. Mecham Obit

Paul LeRoy Mecham

May 11, 2015 12:00 am
Paul LeRoy Mecham
1927 ~ 2015
Paul LeRoy Mecham passed away at this home in American Fork on the 8th of April, 2015. He was born August 10, 1927 at his grandfather Warnicks farmhouse at Manila, Utah County, Utah located just North of Pleasant Grove. He is the first child of LeRoy Keetch Mecham and Ethel Myrle Warnick. Paul enjoyed working on his grandfathers farm every summer until he went into the service. He especially enjoyed being there with his Uncle, Steven Warnick, who is 3 years older than Paul and they grew up more like brothers than Uncle and nephew.
At the time of his birth, Pauls father was working for the interurban train line that went from Payson to Salt Lake City. His work moved them to Springville and then to American Fork. After losing his job due to the depression, his father found work in Hiawatha, a coal-mining town in Carbon County, Utah, where the family lived for 11 years. Paul went through ninth grade in the Hiawatha school and tenth grade through his junior year at Carbon High School in Price, which required a daily 36-mile bus trip. Paul and his family moved back to American Fork in 1944
After serving in the Navy, Paul met and married his beloved wife, Norma Marine Larson in the Salt Lake Temple on August 11, 1947, with President Joseph Fielding Smith officiating. They were married 65 years, terminating upon Normas death in 2012. Norma was "The wind beneath his wings" and on her passing he said "a great light had gone out of the world and out of my life".
Paul was always active in the L.D.S. church serving in numerous leadership positions, including in a bishopric and 12 years on the High Council in the American Fork stake. One of his favorite activities was working in the American Fork Family History Center and working on his own familys history. He also spent many years in scouting getting his Eagle Scout award and the Silver Beaver award. Paul worked at Geneva Steel for 40 years and then worked for North American Refractories for 11 years.
Paul and Norma were blessed with three boys, Robert Paul (Karen), Michael Steven (Caroline), and Craig Lee (Dinah). He has ten grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Richard (Linda), and one sister, Jeanette Johnson (Blaine). His parents and his wife Norma preceded him in death. Family and friends may call Tuesday evening, May 12th, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Anderson & Sons Mortuary, 49 East 100 North, American Fork, Utah. Graveside services will take place Wednesday May 13, 2015 at 11 a.m. in the American Fork Cemetery. There will be no funeral service as per Pauls wishes.