Carol Irene Mattinson
1937 ~ 2019
Carol Irene Dixon Mattinson, 81, of Levan, Utah, passed away on September 30, 2019. She was born on October 28, 1937 in San Francisco, California to Dick Mendenhall Dixon and Bessie Ruth Virchow Dixon.
She attended and graduated from Spanish Fork High School, and later attended Trade Tech in Provo. She worked in payroll and accounting at Valtek for over 28 years, and as town clerk for the town of Levan for over 10 years.
Carol married her soul mate, Thomas Dean Mattinson on January 14, 1967. Together they raised their four children and Carol’s three siblings.
Carol is survived by her children: Richard Dean Mattinson (Debbie), Vicki L. Roberts, Clinton L. Jolley (Barbara), Arla Ann Sloan (Ted), and Lee Dean Mattinson; 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild; brother Pete Dixon, and sisters Mary Lynn Titus, and Susan Smith (Danny).
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Tom Mattinson, brother Kenny Dixon, son Buddy LeRoy Jolley, sons-in-law Michael Titus and Tony Roberts, and grandson Jeremy Mattinson.
A graveside service was held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Levan Town Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to www.walkerobits.com
William Evan Lofgran
1928 ~ 2019
William “Bill” Evan Lofgran, age 90, passed away on October 1, 2019 in Nephi, Utah. He was born on December 17, 1928 in Santaquin, Utah to Alma and Eva Greenhalgh Lofgran.
Bill married Faun Bailey on August 12, 1950 in Nephi, Utah. They were sealed on May 21, 1964 in the Manti Temple. Bill worked at NRP as a machinist until retirement. He also worked at IPP and was a member of Good Sams. Bill loved to fish, hunt and camp with his family.
He is survived by three sons: Ken (Linda), Brent (Alaina), Bevan (Donna) and daugter-in-law, Diane White Lofgran; 5 grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, siblings: Helen, Blaine, Curtis, and a son, Michael.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 7, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Nephi North Stake Center (1125 North 400 East). Interment at Vine Bluff Cemetery.
1950 ~ 2019
William Victor Saunders, “Bill,” passed away on October 6, 2019, with his eternal companion Beverly at his side. He was born on July 21, 1950 in Nampa, Idaho. He was raised by his father, Harvey Victor Saunders, and his mother, Carma Stephens Saunders, along with his younger brother Allen F. Saunders and sister Debbie Saunders Stewart.
He met his wife Beverly Wilson Saunders at the age of 15 during a church outing. Upon graduation in 1968 from Highland High School in Pocatello, Idaho, he enlisted in the United States Navy. He served on the battleship S.S. New Jersey as a gunner’s mate and on a river patrol boat during the Vietnam War. He was exposed to agent orange during his tour of duty that led to numerous health problems later in life.
After he returned home he married his high school sweetheart Beverly on February 3, 1973. They were sealed with their children, Vikki, Tamara, Michelle, and Stephen, in the Idaho Falls Temple on November 10, 1984.
Bill started his career with the Union Pacific Railroad prior to enlisting in the Navy and returned to the railroad after his time on active duty. He retired at the age of 50 after 30 years of service. He traveled extensively during his work with the railroad resulting in all of his children being born in different states. He was proud of his years with the railroad and the family legacy he shared with his father and brother. All three of them retired from the railroad and served their country in the United States Navy. Bill was proud of his service to his country and instilled this love in his children.
He was preceded in death by his mother Carma and father-in-law Don. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Beverly, father Harvey, brother Allen (Claudine) , sister Debbie (Jim) , daughters Vikki
(Kevin) White, Tamara (Robert) Bailey, Michelle (John) Overstreet, and son Stephen (Alicia) Saunders, 12 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Mervin Sharp Bennion Veterans home for the love and care they showed dad over the last 4 years.
A viewing will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Anderson Funeral Home (96 West 300 North). Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Nephi 4th/5th Ward (345 East 500 North) with a viewing 1 hour prior.