Obituaries

Wesley Tanner
Wesley Reinhard Tanner February 3, 1940 – May 24, 2022 Wesley Reinhard Tanner, 82, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at his home in Pleasant Grove, UT. He was born February 3, 1940, in Provo, Utah, to Reinhard Maeser Tanner and Muriel Ferris Tanner. Brought up in Provo, he also lived many years in...
Jay Eldon Sherrow
Jay Eldon Sherrow, age 64, passed away on June 22, 2022, in Blanding UT, after a valiant 10-year fight with cancer. At his passing, Jay was surrounded by loved ones. He was born in Murray, UT on September 2, 1957, the fourth of nine children to John Leonard Sherrow and Gay Lundskog. Jay is...
David Garner
David Wayne Garner was born on January 11, 1943, in Grand Junction CO, the closest hospital to the mining town of Uravan, where he joined his parents Douglas (Tex) and Eola Garner. A year and a half later, his brother Ronald was born. The two “Garner boys,” as they were dubbed, spent the next 78...
Dorothy Wright Bishop
On June 25, 2022, Dorothy Wright Bishop, loving wife and mother of seven, passed away peacefully at the age of 92 in Highland, UT. She was living with her daughter Stacy, and son-in-law Michael at the time of her death. Dorothy was born on August 2, 1929, in Tooele, UT to Frank and Dora (Bevan)...
Alvie Lee Huff, age 78, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2022 at his home in Monticello, UT.   He was born on November 15, 1943. Ironically, Connie, his wife of 60 years, share the same birthday. While he was born in Portland OR, he did not live there long, but grew up in New Mexico. He was living in...
Enormously beloved by family and many friends, Shirley Pipkin Carter passed away very peacefully on June 10, 2022 at the Four Corners Regional Care Center in Blanding, where she had been a resident since February 2022. Shirley was born on August 30, 1939 to James “Jim” Pipkin and Catherine “Katie”...
Kathleen Christensen (K.C.) Benedict, San Juan County educator and friend to hundreds of San Juan County residents, passed away April 16, 2022 after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. KC was born in Preston, ID on January 16, 1944 to Louis Victor Christensen and Nelly Lou Benson Christensen...
Elda (Tietjen) Powell of Bluff, UT passed away peacefully on May 17, 2022 at the age of 91. Born to Albert and Rebecca Tietjan on July 1, 1930 in Gallup, NM, Elda was the second of five children. She spent her childhood in Rocky Point, Gallup, and Bluewater amongst her large and extended family....
Elda (Tietjen) Powell of Bluff, Utah passed away peacefully on May 17, 2022 at the age of 91. Born to Albert and Rebecca Tietjan on July 1, 1930 in Gallup, New Mexico, Elda was the second of five children. She spent her childhood in Rocky Point, Gallup, and Bluewater amongst her large and extended...
James William Hunt (Jim) was born April 13th, 1955, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to James E. and Myrtle P. Hunt. He died May 2, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, after suffering several years from lung problems. Two family members stayed by his side up to the very end. Jim was...

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