Page The Ogden Valley news Volume XVII Issue XXIII May 15, 2010 Announcements Eagle Scout Award Military News Auston Jeffrey Tesch, son of Jeff and Laura Tesch of Eden, earned the rank of Eagle Scout. An Eagle court of honor was held for him in April 2010. Auston is a member of Troop 238 sponsored by the Eden LDS 2nd Ward. A fire destroyed acres of land in the Uintahs, and Auston, for his Eagle Project, put together a team to clear out debris, cut down burned trees, burn downed and dead debris, and cut and stack logs of wood, making the area safe for youth groups, families, and cabins in the surrounding area. Air Force Airman Chance K. Italiano has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eightweek program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Chance is now continuing his training in his assigned career field as an in-flight aerial refueling technician. Chance is the son of Anthony and Megumi Italiano of Liberty, and grandson of Victor and Raylene Italiano of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; and Sadao and Yoshi Ohara of Okinawa, Japan. He also has two younger brothers, Christian and Vincent. Italiano is a 2009 graduate of Weber High School in Pleasant View. Auston Tesch pictured left. Wedding Smith - Ferrin Mark and Cheryl Ferrin of Eden and Kreig and Sherrie Smith of Kansas are pleased to announce that their children Anna Smith and Rhett Ferrin were sealed in the Bountiful, Utah Temple on Saturday, May 1, 2010. The bride and groom are finishing up their schooling at BYU Provo where they will live after their honeymoon in Greece. Rhett is in his last semester as a business major and Anna has a few semesters left before completing her degree in Art Education. The couple met in 2008 at BYU Hawaii where they shared their love for adventure and sunshine. Rhett and Anna Ferrin pictured left. Anniversary Dell and Sheila Argyle Dell and Sheila Argyle were married in the Manti Utah Temple on June 7, 1960. They moved to Huntsville in early 1965 when Dell accepted a job as the ranch foreman of the Garden of Eden Arabian Horse and Welsh Pony farm. Later, Dell started his own woodworking business here. They also ran and operated the Trapper’s Trout Farm for several years. Six of their seven children were born while in Huntsville. Their children are VeeAnn, Matt, Brent, Rex, Lisa, Sara, and Sharleen. Sheila and Dell have always been active in community and church service. They worked to get the Huntsville 4th of July celebration Sheila and Dell Argyle started and served on the committee for several years. Dell served as a scoutmaster for five years, and helped over thirty young men attain their Eagle. He received the Award of Merit and the Silver Beaver for his service in scouting. They served two LDS missions, the first in Cebu, Philippines and the second in Tirana, Albania. They built their current home in 1992, which they have enjoyed sharing for many ward and community parties, weddings, and other events. They now have over 30 grandchildren, and enjoy spending time with family and serving in the Ogden Temple. Today, their children and grandchildren invite all friends and family to celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Please join us at the Argyle homestead, 7948 East 100 South in Huntsville, Utah on Saturday, June 12, 2010 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for an open house in their honor. In case of inclement weather, the open house will move to the Huntsville Ward Building, 277 South 7400 East in Huntsville, Utah. In lieu of gifts, please bring a memory and/or photo you have shared with the Argyles to create a memory album for them. Please send your announcements & photos to: Ogden Valley news P O BOX 130 eden UT 84310 Announcements are placed free of charge. Club Memberships 20% oFF Must be purchased before June 1, 2010. Daily Rentals also available for Boats, Jet-skis, ATVs, Motorcycles, and more. Airman Chance Italiano pictured left. Obituaries Kenneth “Jake” Vanderwerff Kenneth “Jake, Baba” Jacob Vanderwerff, 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends April 22 after a courageous battle with cancer. In life, he gave us all Kenneth our share of tough love. Vanderwerff In death, he showed us how tough he really was. Our Baba was born October 25, 1931 in Salt Lake City, the only child of May Reeves and Jacob Dewey Vanderwerff. Jake was married to Mildred Cragun of Pleasant View, who preceded him in death. He then met his soul mate Janetta Gardiner of Farr West. He was a graduate from Ogden High School and Weber College where he studied heating, air conditioning, and electronics. He served in World War II in the U.S. Navy as an aviation ordinance man, third class. He John Joseph Spillane (Father Emmanuel) John Joseph Spillane (Father Emmanuel), 93, passed away on May 1, 2010 at the Christus St. Joseph Villa in Salt Lake City. He was born November 16, 1916 in New York City to Edward and Ilda Spillane. Father Emmanuel entered the Huntsville Monastery in 1950 as a priest from the Los Angeles Archdiocese. His gifts were soon recognized and he became the Superior of the Monastery in 1956. Father Emmanuel led the Community for 26 years, until his retirement in 1982. Afterwards, he was assigned as Guestmaster, ministering to was discharged in November, 1954. He then worked as a private contractor on the Minute Man missile at Thiokol Corp. He also worked as a plumbing contractor. He was a member of the American Legion. He was fortunate to be adopted into two families through his two marriages. He enjoyed his many associations with the many family members who accepted him as his own. His children include the late William Francis, Sr. of Farr West; Betty (Orvid) Francis Jeppson of Tucson, Arizona; Michael (Colleen) Hunsaker of Fromberg, Montana; Patrick Hunsaker of Malad, Idaho; Desiree’ (Jeff) Stokes of Liberty, and the late William Hunsaker of Malad, Idaho. A celebration of his life was held Saturday, May 1, at the Westwood Ward, 2123 N. 2000 W. in Farr West. A special thank you to Dr. Carl R. Gray and his staff for Baba’s care at the Hematology Center. Cremation was under the direction of Leavitt’s mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to the family at <www.leavittsmortuary.com> guests and retreatants. Father Emmanuel’s beneficial influence extended beyond his monastic community, and into the lives of the Utah Diocesan clergy, and people of all faiths. He was instrumental in bringing many into a closer relationship with the Lord. His warm personality made him a joy to be with. Funeral services were held Friday, May 7, 2010 at the Holy Trinity Abbey, 1250 S. 9500 E., Huntsville, Utah under the direction of Myers Mortuary of Ogden. Interment follows at the Holy Trinity Abbey Cemetery. OBITUARIES cont. on page 7 Acupuncture and Chinese Herb Clinic Beth Kristenson, Licensed Acupuncturist Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on non-Community Acupuncture days. Community Acupuncture on the first and third Saturdays of the month, no appointment necessary for Community Acupuncture. For more information, call 801-783-2094 or visit www.shanyaomtnmed.com Located in the Old Town Eden building 2234 N 5500 E next to Carlos and Harley’s. 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