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Campbell, Vane  
Vane Campbell Alton, Utah Vane L Campbell, age 84, formerly of Alton, Utah, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014 in Cedar City, Utah. He was born in Circleville, Utah on January 4, 1930 to Laura Edna Goulding and Lewis Orlan Campbell. When he was very young his family moved to Alton where he spent most of his life. He relocated to Parowan, Utah four years ago, but Alton never stopped being home. Vane met his sweetheart , Joann Reese, in the seventh grade in Valley High School, and he has been chasing her ever since. They were married in the middle of their senior year in a blinding snow storm in Alton on January 6, 1949. Their marriage was later solemnized in the St. George Temple. Vane started out with nothing except a stubborn desire, unbridled determination, unbending integrity, and an unmatched affinity for hard work. He loved Alton and wanted his family to live there, surrounded and uplifted by the small town rural values that molded America. Because of that he willingly accepted any offer for employment to survive. This led him to time spent as a sheepherder, a timber cutter, a truck driver, and a mechanic. He ran the original Alton Coal Mine, crushed gravel, built roads, ran a drilling rig, and graded every road in Kane County over and over again. He is the undisputed expert on Kane County, after 20 years of dedicated service with the Road Maintenance Department. Many years after his retirement in 1992 from the County Road Superintendent position, he used his personal journal entries and testimony in court depositions as documentation to report on road usage and maintenance records to help furstrate the Feds and clear up county land use issues. Vane served the Town of Alton as mayor, and also on the Town Board for over 40 years. During that time he was instrumental in building tennis courts, upgrading roads, establishing adequate and reliable water supplies and systems, and upgrading the city park. He ran the town snowplow, clearing roads at all hours of the day for many years. The pavilion and the black rock fireplace he built for the park stand as a monument to his determination and ability to make things better for those around him. Vane was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully for many years as a Ward Clerk and in the Boy Scouts of America. Vane was a master musician. He played five-string banjo, guitar, mandolin, steel guitar, and drums, and had a wonderful singing voice. He and Joann played in a dance band for many years, entertaining all over Kane County with tunes for round dancing, square dancing, and just plain fun dancing. Going to bed at night in his home was a real pleasure as Vane and Joann gathered around the piano with the guitar and banjo and serenaded their children to sleep night after night. Some of the remembered favorites include "Room Full of Roses", "He'll Have to Go", and "You Are My Sunshine". Vane was a square dance master and a caller. For many years his Saturday nights included a trip to Tropic, Panguitch, Ruby's Inn, Kanab, or Cedar City to spend the night calling and square dancing. He even made some more exotic trips to square dance conventions as far away as Manti or St. George, and an International Square Dance Convention at the old Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. His greatest joy came when he was celebrating. His idea of a celebration, for any event, was to be teasing, laughing, and loving his 6 children, 29 grandchildren, and 47 great-grandchildren (with 4 more that we know of on the way). The sun has set on Vane's generation, as he is the last one of his siblings to move on. He now joins his parents, Lewis and Laura Campbell, along with his sisters Twila Cox, Thora Leach, Chlorine Campbell. Also waiting for him were his brothers Dorian "Butch" Campbell, Donald Campbell, Kenneth Campbell, and Lane 'Duffy" Campbell. Two great-grandchildren, Dylan Overson and Addison Woffinden, are happily bouncing on his knee, finally getting to know and love their Great-Grandpa. Mourning his passing, but celebrating his life, are his love and sweetheart Joann Reese Campbell, sister-in-law Ila Mae Swapp, children Vane Orlan (Jeannette) Campbell of Richfield, Leo Joseph (JoAnn) Campbell of Delta, Janet (Louis) Amodt of Bountiful, Renee (Gary) Overson of Parowan, Victor Reese (Valoy) Campbell of Mesquite, and Dane V. (Susan) Campbell of Fairchild AFB in Washington, 29 grandchildren, and 45 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at high noon at the LDS Church in Alton, Utah on Monday, December 22, 2014. Friends and family may attend a viewing from 9:30-11:30 AM prior to the services. Vane's final resting place will be in within the comfort of his beloved cedar trees and sage brush in the Town of Alton Cemetery. Arrangements were made with Mosdell Mortuary.
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Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on Dec. 19, 2014
Cox, Jean Gubler  
Jean Gubler Cox St. George, Utah Our angel mother and grandmother, Jean Gubler Cox, completed her mission here on earth Sunday, December 21, 2014. She passed peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Jean was born on March 3, 1924, in Santa Clara, Utah to Jennie Lou Emma Laub and Martin Jacob Gubler. She grew up in Santa Clara, Ivins and St. George, and enjoyed the heritage of being a descendant of one of the original thirteen Swiss families that settled Santa Clara. At the onset of World War II, Jean moved to Salt Lake City and helped in the war effort by working at Hill Air Force Base in Clearfield, Utah. At the end of the war, Jean returned home to St. George, where she met her eternal sweetheart, Robert Edgar Cox. They were married February 8, 1947, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their marriage was solemnized soon after in the St. George Utah Temple. Jean worked alongside her husband, Bob, at their family business, Bob's Garage, as a bookkeeper, until their retirement in 1981. She was an incredible homemaker and mother and with Bob, created a loving home where their children flourished and grew into responsible citizens. Jean loved her Heavenly Father and served valiantly in ward and stake leadership positions and numerous other callings. She was very creative, an accomplished artist, seamstress, and cook. However, her greatest gift was in her compassionate service and friendship to all - young and old alike. Jean's influence extended to all who had the blessing of knowing her, and will continue to bless her posterity for generations to come. She was truly an example of Christ-like love. Jean is survived by her brother, Glen (Loya) Gubler, and six of her children, all of St. George, unless otherwise noted: Robert W. (Ann) Cox; Janice (Mario) Halter of Dallas, Oregon; Ilene (Wayne) Torgerson; Dean (LaRene) Cox; Sharlene (Gary) Cornwell; and Andrew (Wendy) Cox. She was preceded in death by her sweetheart and husband of fifty-three years, Robert; daughter, Janet; parents, Jennie Lou Emma and Martin Jacob Gubler; and brothers and sisters: Lloyd Gubler, Winnie Hepworth, LaPrele Orton, Grant Gubler, Ted Gubler, Kahl Gubler, and Lorraine Gubler. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 27th, 2014 at the Morningside Stake Center, 881 South River Road, St. George, Utah. A visitation will be held Friday, December 26th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Metcalf Mortuary, 288 W. St. George Blvd, St. George, Utah and on Saturday, prior to services, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Stake Center. Interment will be at the St. George City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221. For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit our website www.metcalfmortuary.com .
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