Sarah Keams (1921 - 2007)
Funeral services for Sarah Keams were held Mon., Aug. 27, 2007 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Winslow. Calvin Morris officiated with interment that followed at the Winslow Desert View Cemetery
Sarah was born in Dilcon, Ariz., on March 20, 1921 and passed away at the Crownpoint Indian Health Services in Crownpoint, New Mex. on August 22.
Keams attended the Leupp Boarding school up to the eight grade.
She was raised with Navajo (Dine') traditional values, and enjoyed and participated in a wide variety of church teachings and songs, including the Native American Church. She most enjoyed word search puzzles, western movies, playing cards and spending time with her beloved friends, family and young people.
She is survived by daughters, Margaret Day of Piedmont, SD, Ruby John of Crownpoint, NM, Bernice Sage of Dilcon, AZ; sisters, Mary Lou (Thomas) Todacheenie of Farmington, NM, Lula King of Albuquerque, NM; brother Herman (Marie) Clark of Pinon, AZ; 8 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
Many children of her extended family was very well thought of and loved by her.
Preceded in death by husband Ira Keams, her parents Seton & Lottie Clark, sisters Lorraine and Rebecca, brothers, James & Edward, sons Henry & Alexander.
Dixie Anne McCauley (1935 - 2007)
A Mass of the Christian Burial was held on Sat., Sept. first for Dixie Anne McCauley, 71, who passed away on Aug. 28. The service was held at Saint Joseph's Catholic Church where Father Frank Chacon officiated.
Dixie was born December 9, 1935 in San Diego Calif. to Carl S. and Mary C. Kelley. She went to elementary school in Mount Laguna Calif., in a one-room schoolhouse and middle school in the Pine Valley area. Dixie's father was active military and they were transferred to Winslow in Nov.1949, where she attended Winslow High School and then graduated in 1953.
She and her friend Marie attended dental assistant's school in Beverly Hills, Calif. where she and Marie received much support from life-long friends Patty and Jackie. Upon completion of dental school, Dixie moved home and was working at the Valley National Bank when she met and fell in love with John D. McCauley.
Dixie and John were married February 8, 1955. They owned and operated J & D McCauley Ranch and in 1976 began McCauley Plumbing, incorporating as McCauley Construction in 1986. Dixie was the vice president of the corporation until her retirement. Dixie raised four children and her granddaughter Shannon. Dixie spent many hours in service of her church and church family.
Among Dixie's many wonderful qualities she was known as the "Chocolate Chip Cookie Queen" by all the neighborhood kids including Peter, Ben, Manny, Darrick, the Cakes and Kolomitz boys, along with her nephews Hood and Dewey. Dixie treasured her friendship with Wilma and Joann spending many hours over coffee solving the world's ills. Dixie enjoyed playing cards, crosswords and was an extraordinary cook. Her sense of humor and zest for life will be remembered by all who knew her. Dixie dedicated her life to God, her family and her friends.
She is survived by her children Frances (Chuck) Perkins, Kelley (Gina), John (Gina) and Tom (Darlene) McCauley; grandchildren Alicia (Chipper) Cunningham, Shannon (Chris) Nelson, Adrienne, Brady (Amanda), Jeff, Lauren, Luke, Libby, Keely and "JT" McCauley. Dixie's great grandchildren are Laynie, Morgan, Haylie, Maycee and Blaise. She is also survived by her brother Bill (Alicia) Kelley of Sun City West, her cousins Mike and Patsy Frame and her best friend and neighbor Barbara Brown and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Carl and Mary and her husband John. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Saint Joseph's Catholic Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Greer's Mortuary.
Robert Olague (1944 - 2007)
Holy Rosary for Robert W. Olague will be recited Saturday, September 1, 2007 at 7:00 PM at Madre De Dios Catholic Church, Mass of Christian Burial at 7:30 PM at Madre De Dios. Officiating Father Bill Welch
Robert W. Olague, Devoted Husband, Loving Father and Grandfather, Passed August 29, 2007. Robert was born July 27, 1944. He leaves his cherished wife Virginia, and their 3 Children, Bridget Olague, Gina Ortiz and Robert W. Olague II. He has 4 Grand children, Brittni Ortiz, Analyssa Ortiz, Brandon Knyphausen and Bernadette Hirt. He is also survived by his parents William and Betty Olague and brothers Randy Olague and Henry Olague. Robert served his country faithfully as a U.S. Marine during the Vietnam War and then proceeded to work for the Railroad for 41 years as a brakeman/conductor and U.T.U. Treasurer for Local 113. He is loved and will live on through us all.
Ima Palmer Rose (1914 - 2007)
Ima Palmer Rose, 93, passed away August 26, in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. She was born July 2, 1914 in Taylor, Arizona to Arthur and Evaline Gibbons Palmer. She married Stanley Baker Rose on March 28, 1938 in the Mesa Arizona LDS Temple.
Ima was a member of the LDS church and served in callings in all of the organizations. Her gift of teaching had a positive influence on many people. One of her greatest joys was serving in the England London South Mission with her husband.
Her survivors include two sons, Chuck Rose (wife Nancy) of Cottonwood Heights, UT and Will Rose (wife Grace) of Port Ludlow, WA; three daughters, Carolyn Bloodworth of Springville, UT, Valerie Peterson of Chino Valley, AZ and Sharon Ewing (husband Mike) of Springville, UT; 27 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gus Palmer of Flagstaff, AZ and Van Palmer of Holbrook, AZ. Ima was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one sister, seven brothers and two sons-in-law.
Memorial services services were be held Fri., Aug 31 in Cottonwood Heights with a burial follwing at the Mountain View Memorial Estates.