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The Ogden Valley news Page Volume XIV Issue XV October 15, 2007 Announcements Young Womanhood Award Lacee Dickson, 17, daughter of Douglas and Tym Dickson of Liberty, has received her Young Woman Recognition Award, which is given to young women who, through the Young Women’s program of the Church of Jesus Christ of Lacee Dickson Latter-day Saints, complete goals for personal growth, and church and community service. Dickson is a member of the Liberty 2nd LDS Ward. She attends Weber High School. Congratulations Lacee! Obituaries Leon J. Sorensen Leon J. Sorensen, long time resident of Ogden Valley, died peacefully at his home on September 28, 2007 just four days short of his 93rd birthday. Leon was born in Mt. Pleasant, Leon Sorensen Utah to George Christensen Sorensen and Mina Hasler on October 3, 1914. He graduated from North Sanpete High School, Snow College, and Utah State University with a degree in Forestry. He spent a year in Washington Obituaries D.C. compiling the 1940 farm census; he was drafted into the military shortly thereafter. A veteran of WWII, where he received the rank of Major, he served in the pacific theater as a company commander of the Army’s 339th Leon Sorensen Engineer Battalion. On September 9, 1946 he married Bonnie Pallesen in Elko, Nevada. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan Temple on April 11, 1963. While working for the Soil Conservation Service in Huntsville, he purchased the town’s general store, which together with his wife Bonnie and their family, they operated for over 37 years. The phrase “If we don’t have it you don’t need it” was never more appropriate than at “Leon’s Market.” Upon retiring at the age of 73, they did some extensive traveling but mostly enjoyed staying at home, working in the yard, and being part of the family. He was very active in the LDS church where he served in two bishoprics as well as in many other church callings. He and his wife served as temple ordinance workers for eight years. He was also very active in the community where he served as the town’s mayor for six years, and as a member of the town council for an additional six years. He was instrumental in setting up the town’s pressurized water system and managed the company for over 15 years. He was also a member of the Utah Sons of the Pioneers and the American Legion. Leon is survived by his wife of 61 What would you do with your time if you didn’t have to clean? Let our new fully detail trained staff make your house sparkle. Licensed, Bonded, & Insured Call Valley Extreme Clean Call Matt at 458-5927 Snowbasin Resort Fall Season Dining Join us in the Huntington Room of Earl’s Lodge located at the base of the Mountain. Beginning October 12th and ending on November 18 Friday Fine Dining Dinner Buffet with Seafood and Ethnic Specialties 5 - 9 p.m. Adult - $30.00 ~ Youth 6-12 - $20.00 ~ Child 5 and under - Free Reservations Required 801-620-1021 Partake in the pairing of your courses with the fine wines of North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Australia. Saturday Breakfast 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Saturday Lunch 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday Brunch 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Adult - $30.00 ~ Youth 6-12 - $25.00 ~ Child 5 and under - Free Reservations Recommended 801-620-1021 years and his five children: David L. Sorensen, Saratoga, CA; Douglas J. Sorensen (Linda), Beaver, UT; Donald W. Sorensen (Margo) , Ogden, UT; LuAnn Carver (Bill), Haslet, TX; and Richard L. Sorensen (Regen) of Huntsville. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Royal Sorensen (Alice), and sisters Elaine Becker, Donna Vance, and Norma Thompson (Don). He was preceded in death by his parents and older brother Miles Sorensen of Mount Pleasant. Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at the Huntsville 2nd Ward. Interment, Huntsville Cemetery. The family wishes to thank all of their special friends for their support, Dr. Nancy Zega and her staff and the wonderful people at Hospice Alliance for their compassion. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a contribution to the LDS Humanitarian Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family at <www.myers-mortuary.com> Janice Roylance Ruiter Janice Roylance Ruiter passed away at home September 30, 2007 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Janice was born September 7, 1942 to Bert and Zudora Roylance in Ogden, Utah. She was raised in Huntsville, Utah and retired from the Air Force Civil Service. She is survived by her long time companion, Donald Daves, and her children Kenneth Simmons, Deborah (Gary) Babin, Scott Simmons, five grandchildren, and one great grandson, all of Citrus Heights, California. Also, her brothers Jay (Patricia) Roylance and Greg (Julie) Roylance of Huntsville, Utah; and sister Kayie (Dave) Powers of North Ogden, Utah. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Ronald Roylance. A memorial service was held in California and her remains will be interred in Utah at a later date. Janice may be gone, but she will not be forgotten by her loving family. Sharlene Thompson Lund S h a r l e n e Thompson Lund, 77, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend, returned to the loving arms of Sharlene Lund her Heavenly Father surrounded by her family at home on October 4, 2007 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on June 5, 1930 in Brigham City, Utah at the home of her grandmother, a daughter of Bert L. and Lily May Fredericksen Thompson. Sharlene married her childhood sweetheart Bryan W. Lund on June 3, 1949 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. She loved her Father in Heaven and her Savior Jesus Christ. She was an active member of the Mount Ogden Ward. She served in many capacities in the primary, as ward newsletter specialist, visiting teacher, and as Relief Society President. Sharlene was a very kind and giving person. She helped many widows in her ward by taking them to their appointments and to church. She loved refinishing antique furniture. She tied beautiful quilts and had made one for each of her children and grandchildren. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She worked at Joe=s Bakery, Model Laundry, Peery’s Egyptian Theater, DDO, IRS; and retired from Mckay Dee Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Bryan (Bud); and four children: Tami Lund (Jim) Stephenson, Ogden, UT; John B. (Julie) Huntsville, UT; Bert J. (Julie) Layton, UT; Lisa Lund Craner, Plain City, UT; 15 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and one more on the way. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Sherman F. Thompson. The family would like to thank her friends, neighbors, and members of the Mount Ogden Ward for all their loving kindness and many wonderful meals. Funeral service were held Monday, OBITUARIES cont. on page 7 Please send your announcements & photos to: Ogden Valley news P O BOX 130 eden UT 84310 Announcements are placed free of charge.