Happy 100th Birthday, Mother Dear! Rowene Archibald Thomas was born May 29, 1920, in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho. Mom grew up in Dayton, Idaho. She loved riding horses and being outside! Mom is the last one remaining of her siblings. She married Eugene February 23, 1942, in Dayton. They were sea…

Fittingly, Maurine Neilson Allen, our mother, came into the world in the month of sunshine and flowers on May 30, 1930. From the beginning she has brought light and beauty to the world, wherever she goes — and she has been around the world!

We’re so grateful and excited to celebrate, and wish our mom, Bonnie Young, a happy 90th birthday on June 7th! Ninety years young, beautiful inside and out, still having fun, and going strong!

Patricia Blau is turning 80! She was born on May 3rd, 1940, in Abbeville, South Carolina. Pat was the seventh of eight children born to Samuel David Smith and Robert Edith Steele Smith. Her childhood was filled with a mix of “Tom-Sawyer-Like” adventures and notorious stories about her brothe…

Janeé Elizabeth Smith and her twin, Joan Eliza, were born on April 29, 1930, to Percy and Gladys Smith. Though small enough to sleep in a shoebox, they thrived and grew up in a loving home in west Logan with their siblings Valarie, Sidney, and Susan. Janeé graduated from Logan High School in…

Joan Humpherys from River Heights celebrates her 90th birthday on April 29th. She is the wife of Boyd Humpherys. What an accomplishment to see so much of life and to do it with such excitement. She shares this special day with her twin sister Janee, born to Percy and Gladys Smith in Logan, U…

Linda Irene Roghaar Clark was born on April 20, 1940, in Ogden Utah. She and her older sister, Rosalyn, are the daughters of Andrew P. Roghaar and Irene West. Linda attended Ogden City Schools and graduated with honors from Ogden High School in 1958. She attended Weber College for two years,…

Lynn Coleman and Linda Hawks Coleman will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 24, 2020. They met while Lynn was attending school in Ogden, and Linda was working at the local A&W as a carhop. Shortly after they were married in the Logan temple, Lynn joined the army and …

Carol B. Eames will be celebrating her 80th birthday on April 7. She was born in 1940 to Elsa Atkinson and Orlando Balls. She is the baby of the family with three older siblings, Cecil (Mary) Balls, Gloria (Charles) Whipple, and Ruth (Jesse) Malmberg. She grew up in Hyde Park, Utah, and atte…

Ruth Pendleton will be celebrating her 80th birthday the end of March. Ruth was born in Logan, Utah, the daughter of Willy and Martha Shcmidt, German emigrants. Ruth was the third child and only daughter. Her brothers are, Herbert (deceased) Reuben (deceased) and Grant (Susan). Ruth attended…

Ruth Cartee was born in Anaheim, California, on March 3, 1940. She is the ninth of eleven children. Her family moved around California and eventually set down roots in Twin Falls, Idaho. She graduated from Twin Falls High School in the spring of 1957. Little did she know she would meet the l…

Don Leffelbein, currently living in Cove, Utah, with his daughter and son-in-law, David and Lois Turner, turned 100 years old February 9, 2020. He is having an Open House on February 16, 2020, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 581 N. 700 East, Logan, Utah, from 2-4 p.m. The entrance to the buildin…

Glen R. Hansen will celebrate his 100th birthday February 13, 2020. He was born in Logan, Utah, to Moroni and Nora Hansen in their home @ 648 North Main Street. Glen grew up in Logan, attended Logan schools and graduated from Logan High School in 1938. As a young boy he worked hard at any jo…

Charles Roland Howard was born on January 15, 1935, in Kuna, Idaho. He was the fourth of ten children born to Ralph and Mamie Howard. He grew up in Meridian, Idaho, and the surrounding area. He met Collette Eberhard while attending Ricks College. After he served a mission in the Western Stat…

Celebrate the Class of 2020

It's time to graduate for the Class of 2020! View our special section to see profiles of graduates, read news from around the area, and submit a profile of your own favorite graduate!

VerNon Petersen will celebrate his 100th Birthday on January 7, 2020! Dad has lived a happy, healthy life. He was number 5 of 9 children and raised in Newton, Utah. His memories of a great childhood, living and working on a farm have always been close to his heart. In 1934, at the age of 14,…

Norman James Olsen was born on December 27, 1929, in Young Ward, Utah. He was the sixth of seven children born to David LeRoy and Marian L. Olsen. Dad didn’t think he would ever reach this great age of 90, so we are celebrating this accomplishment with a family dinner on Friday. We invite fr…

Ivan Reed Glenn was born on December 31, 1939, in Wellsville, Utah. Reed was born to Ivin Parker and Martha Murray Glenn. He was the second of five children. Growing up he lived in Wellsville where he met LaDeane Jones. They were later married on December 23, 1959, in the old purple church l…

Dawna Daw Carlisle was born on December 21, 1929, in Holladay, Utah. She was the fourth of seven children born to Albert William Daw and Helen Rebecca Bawden. Her father was a dairy farmer which was a blessing to her family as she was born at the very start of the great depression. She was a…

This pretty lady will be turning 60 on December 23. Cyndi has aged well and doesn’t look a day past 40! She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and raised in Hyrum, Utah. Cyndi now resides in North Logan, Utah, with her husband Jeff. Together, they raised 4 amazing children and have 6 of the sweet…

Larry Don Bodrero was born on October 21, 1939, in Wellsville, Utah. He is the son of John & Kate (Poppleton Larsen) Bodrero, and is the youngest of 9 children.

Born November 19, 1939, in Hollister, California, Sylvia Louise Ackerman is the sixth of seven children. She lived in Tres Pinos (Three Pines), California until the age of four when her father bought a 22-acre ranch outside of Hollister, California.

Look who’s turning 80 years old! Alan Nielsen, Hyrum. Alan was born November 12, 1939, in Hyrum. He was a very successful building contractor, having built several custom homes around Cache Valley. He is still very active, hunting, caring for and riding his five horses, riding their razor, s…

Florene Roundy Jensen was born November 9th, 1939, in Eugene, Oregon, to Floyd and Myla Roundy. She joined her older brother Rodney to make a family of four. They moved to Lynndyl, Utah, when she was three and then to Mendon when she was nine, where she lived for many years. In grade school …

The family of LaFaye Hancey Bankhead will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, November 9.

Jennette Johnson Hawkes will turn 80 this Thursday, October 24, 2019. An Open House will be held on Saturday October 26th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the City Creek Ward Meeting House located at 150 South 100 East in Richmond, Utah. All friends, family, acquaintances, or people who would like …

A celebration of the 80th birthday of Beth Hymas was held recently in Spanish Fork, hosted by her children.

Calvin Cressall celebrated his 90th birthday on Sept. 28 with his family and more grand and great grandchildren than he could have imagined. Good food and plenty of cake and ice cream to top it off with. Calvin enjoyed reminiscing and sharing stories with everyone. He was even able to blow o…

LaMoine Wickham was born October 4, 1939, the third son of Montell and Margretta Wickham. His oldest brother tried to trade him to a neighbor for a bicycle because he wanted a baby sister. There was one more brother, and then they finally got their only sister in 1951.

The Dennis Barker family would like to pay tribute to our awesome husband, father, grandfather, and “grampa-great” for reaching 80 years of age on Oct. 4, 2019! We invite and welcome any relatives, friends and acquaintances he as acquired through the years to join us in wishing him a happy b…

Byron D. Ibey of Smithfield, Utah, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 21, with an open house in his honor from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Mendon Station, 95 N Main St., Mendon, Utah. All family and friends are invited to share this memorable occasion.

On September 16, Eldon Jenson celebrates his 90th birthday. However, this past July, most of his family gathered together for an early celebration of the occasion, because when one approaches 90 years old, one party is just not enough!

The Tueller Children are happy to announce that on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, our father, Mack W. Tueller, will turn 90 years old. A dinner and program will be held in his honor in Smithfield for family members.

Lorelie was born in Sugar City, Idaho, on August 23, 1929. Her father, Leon Strong, was a seminary teacher, and her mother, Mabel, went on a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before she was married. Lorelie had one sister, Helen Mar, and two brothers, Kline and Grant.

LeeAnn Schvanveldt will be celebrating her 80th birthday on Saturday, August 24th. Friends and relatives are invited to wish her a happy birthday from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the LDS Church, 125 W. 600 N. Logan, Utah.

Alta is celebrating her 100th birthday on August 13th with her grandson Alan Durrant who was born on her 50th birthday. Alta Durrant was born in 1919 to Thomas and Alta Palmer in Winder, Idaho. She grew up in Winder where her father had a dry farm and a herd of dairy cows. Growing up with fo…

Ray and Aleen Facer were thrilled to welcome their first of 9 children, Carol Facer Davis into their family on July 15th, 1929.Mom talks fondly of her precious childhood memories living in Smithfield canyon with her parents and her siblings, Coy, Rae, Mae, Ted, Richard, Lloyd, Lynn, and Sher…

Ramona King Bingham is celebrating her 90th birthday with her family and friends next Saturday, July 13, 2019. Ramona was born to LaVere and Leora Wiser King in Lewiston, Utah on July 13, 1929, where she grew up.

Happy Birthday to Ernesto “Ernie” Garza.

Delna was born in Blanding on July 6, 1929. She graduated from San Juan High School in 1947 and then LDS Business College. She moved to Brooklyn, New York with her sister and worked as a secretary at Dixie Mills in New York City, where she rode the subway to work daily. While there, she met …

The family of LaVon Maughan will celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, June 29.

Born at home on June 29, 1929, Donna was happily welcomed into the world by her parents, Byron Frank and Emeline Alleman Crookston. She was the perfect completion to their family and enjoyed sharing her birthday with her older brother, Ray. Her five siblings are: George, Ray, Lynn, Lola (all…

Glen and Margene Stringham will celebrate their 90th birthdays on June 22, 2019.

Happy 80th birthday to Denae Balls. Denae was born on June 10, 1939, to Zina G. Leavitt and William S. Archibald in Wellsville. She is the youngest in her family. She has one older sister and three older brothers. She is no stranger to hardships, as her mother, Zina, passed away unexpectedly…

Rayola Jensen celebrated her 90th birthday in her beautiful backyard with a fun filled family gathering. Children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren traveled to honor her for always being so fun, happy, grateful and for all of the wonderful memories she created.

Happy birthday to Shirley Keller, who turned 95 on June 3. She is a mother of four girls, grandmother of nine, great-grandmother of 32 and great-great grandmother of six — with two more on the way. She is a wonderful example of love and kindness. A family celebration of her birthday was held…

Bonnie James will be celebrating her 80th birthday with family. Bonnie was born on May 30, 1939, in Akron, Ohio, to Ann Bailey Sines and William Henry Sines. She was legally adopted at age 18 by Charles Frost, though he had the role of father since 1947. She lived in Alliance, OH and Denver,…

Fern Nate is celebrating her 97th birthday today, May 18, 2019. She was born in Blackfalds, Canada, but moved to Dingle, Idaho, as a young girl. She graduated from Cokeville High School in Cokeville, Wyoming, where she met her husband, Stanley Nate.

Colleen Gleed recently celebrated her 90th birthday with her family. Colleen was born on May 3, 1929 in Logan. She enjoyed her birthday celebration with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as her brothers and sister-in-law. Her family would like to thank Maple Springs…

Wes Tarbet, of Smithfield, turned 90 years old on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Wes’ family celebrated his day at the home of his granddaughter in Smithfield. In attendance were his sons, Don (Susan) and Cannon; granddaughters Jill (Chad Mangum) and Tara (Chris Howell); their families (10 great gra…

The family of Annette Jenkins Benson will celebrate her 80th birthday the weekend of April 27 and 28. Friends and relatives are invited to visit with Annette at an open house on Sunday, April 28, between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at her home in Newton.

Helen Lower Simmons was born April 18, 1929 in Lewiston, Utah to Steven and Oka Lower. She graduated from North Cache High School. Having been inspired by her 7th grade Home Economics teacher, she graduated from Utah State University in 1952 with her home economics education degree with a jo…

Russell Lynn Ray is celebrating his 80th birthday! He was born April 6, 1939 in Missoula, Montana. His parents, Edward and Aline Ray, raised him and his brothers, Don and Larry in Missoula and San Jose, California. He attended James Lick High School and then Stanford University. He served in…

We are happy to be celebrating the 80th Birthday of Lynn Reed Bates. He was born April 19, 1939 in Rexburg, Idaho to Floyd and May Bates. He was the youngest of four children.

Ned Taylor Low will celebrate his 90th birthday on Wednesday, April 17. He was born in Smithfield in 1929, the youngest of five children, to Lorin and Vilate Hancey Low.

Shirley was born April 3, 1929 to Orson Seymour and Anna Bauman Rindlisbacher of Cache Valley. She was raised in Amalga with her family, the oldest of five siblings.

Local businessman and familiar performer, Clyde Merlin Anderson was born on April 1, 1929 in Logan to Moroni (Rone) and Nettie Anderson. He grew up on upper Canyon Road and worked alongside his father in the family dairy business. He learned the lessons of hard work early and delivered newsp…

Elizabeth Erni is celebrating her 95th birthday with her family. She was born on March 24, 1924 in Heimiswil, Bern, Switzerland the only child of Gottfried and his third wife, Elisabetha Fuchs Aebi. She has one living sister, Verena Aebi Stalder, who is 100. Her other siblings, Rosalie Aebi,…

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