Evelyn Cook Adams

Our loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother, Evelyn Davenport Cook Adams, returned home to her heavenly father Tuesday, May 12, 2015. She was born July 24, 1923 to her parents, Samuel and Chloe Lorlean Davenport. She enjoyed telling people that she had a parade on her birthday every year. Evelyn was a member of the LDS church. In her earlier years Evelyn was a waitress at the Bonneville CafĂ©, then later on worked at the Tooele Army Depot where she retired. Evelyn loved camping, fishing and just loved to be outdoors. When she wasn’t outdoors she loved to crochet, which she won several ribbons. She also enjoyed writing poems and doing her two favorite word games, scrabble and crosswords. She was always telling stories and jokes, she loved to make people laugh. She loved her family and was an amazing mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She wasn’t afraid to tell you what was on her mind and what she thought of things, which made things much more exciting in the family and everyone loved to know what Evelyn had to say. Evelyn is preceded in death by her first husband Daniel Cook, her second husband Norm Adams, her son Danny Cook, daughter Norma Adams, brothers; Layland Sackett and Jack Davenport, sisters; Dorothy Sackett and Alice Green, and daughter-in-law Terri Cook. Evelyn is survived by her sons, Dutch (Peggy) Cook, John Cook, Gene (Linda) Cook, Blain (Julie) Adams, 13 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, sisters Neva (Brad) Bracken, and Lavena Smith, brother Dwayne Davenport. Special thanks to all the sweet people at Diamond Janes. You made her stay there feel just like home. Evelyn’s funeral services will be held in the Grantsville 3rd Ward Chapel at 428 South Hale Street, Grantsville, Utah on Friday, May 15, 2015 at11:00 am (there will be no viewing prior). Services entrusted to Didericksen Memorial.
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Philip Daniel LaRoque

Philip (Snickey) Daniel LaRoque, 78, passed away at his home on Tuesday May 5th, 2015 surrounded by loved ones, after a long battle with MDS. He was born on January 21st,1937 in Poplar, Montana to Marcell (George) LaRoque and Anna LaRoque. Youngest of 3. He enlisted in the US Air Force at the age of 17, and served from 1954 to 1957. He married Patricia Ann Pardiac on August 14th,1959 in Detroit, Michigan. They have 6 children, Debra Benton of Tooele; Rose Keifer (Kevin) of Divide, CO; Sharon Keele (Kelly) of Grantsville, UT; Colleen Rippy of Renton, WA; Daniel LaRoque (Tammy) of Stansbury Park, UT; and Kiley LaRoque of Vernal, UT. He has 12 Grandchildren and 13 Great Grandchildren. Phil moved his family here in 1973, where he has spent most of his life. He was employed at Tooele Army Depot until he retired in 1993. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and camping with his family. Graveside services with military honors will be at Tooele Cemetary on Friday May 29th,2015 at 11:00 am. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.
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Sean William Gill

Sean William Gill, 33, died on May 4, 2015. He was born in Provo, Utah on May 21, 1981. Sean graduated from Grantsville High in 1999 and served an honorable LDS mission in the Philippines, Olongapo Mission. He obtained his A&P Mechanic’s Certificate from Salt Lake Community College. Sean worked at Nuskin Enterprises for many years, a job which he loved. Sean was sealed to Andrea Gardner in the Washington D.C. Temple. He is the proud father of Taya (7) and Cameron (4). Sean could fix anything and he had the most fun sense of humor. His faith, kindness, and thoughtfulness were noted by all who knew him. Sean especially loved his family and having Family Home Evening with his beloved grandparents, Kent and Sara Nelson, who survive him. Sean is also survived by his pretty, talented daughter, Taya, and his kind, loving son, Cameron. As well, Sean is survived by his mother and step-father, Shawna and Mark Bleazard; his devoted brother, Scott Gill (Lydia); and his step-sisters and step-brothers: Laurie Hurst (Brad), Lisa Geldmacher (Adam), Gary Bleazard (Kate), and Greg Bleazard (Stacy). He is also survived by his father, Terry Gill (and family), and his grandfather, Stan Gill. Sean is survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Sean’s funeral services will be held in the Grantsville 1st Ward Chapel at 115 E. Cherry Street, Grantsville, Utah on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 12:00 P.M. A viewing will be held prior to the services at 10:00 A.M. Sean, we love you.
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Dan Pratt

1955 - 2015
Dan Pratt, 59, passed away in his home on April 22nd with his wife and step-son by his side. Frank was born May 31, 1955 to Frank Thaddeus Pratt, Jr. and Elizabeth Walker in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His parents named him Frank Daniel Pratt but he always preferred to be called Dan (never Danny). He grew up in California, where he was a Sea Scout and master diver. He loved to sail out to Catalina Island to dive, logging hundreds of hours in the Pacific Ocean and teaching diving classes. Dan was a buyer for various space missions, including the space shuttle and various satellites. Later in life he found a career that he loved as a locksmith. He eventually owned his own business and opened a lock shop with his second wife, Maggie, who he married March 31, 2001 while on vacation at Disneyland. He was also a volunteer EMT-IV and an amateur radio operator with the call-sign KD7BEO. Dan loved food and enjoyed trying a new restaurant with his daughter every Saturday evening for years, always saying, "eat dessert first, you might choke on your steak." He enjoyed taking drives with his wife just to enjoy the scenery and the quiet of the outdoors. He is now reunited with his parents; stepmother, Alma Pratt; and his favorite cat, Madame. He is survived by his wife, Maggie Norton-Pratt; daughter, Cori (Pratt) Rozentals; stepchildren, George Norton and Carrie Nicholes; and 2 grandchildren. His ashes will be spread off the Oregon coast by his wife and in the Bahamas by his daughter so that he has a choice of oceans and great diving. Services to be held on May 9th at 2:00 pm at the LDS church located at 132 N 570 E, Tooele. In lieu of flowers, please consider the needs of the family.
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