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RASMUSSEN, George Funeral services were held October 19, 1962 honoring George Rasmussen, 86 year old pioneer of Linwood, Utah who died October 13 following a heart attack at the Sweetwater Memorial hospital in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Mr. Rasmussen for the past 53 years had been in the mercantile business and only last summer closed his Linwood store, due to the Flaming Gorge reservoir site which was to inundate his property. The government had purchased the site to make way for the reservoir. Mr. Rasmussen was born January 19, 1870 in Nebraska, remaining there until 1909 when he moved to Green River Wyoming. In 1925 Mr. Rasmussen was married to Minnie Crouse who survives him. Also surviving are a daughter Mrs. Mary Wadsworth and two grandchildren.
REED, Beatrice Amanda age 81, died April 27, 1992. Born December 10, 1910 in Lyman, Wyoming, daughter of Joseph Orvil and Eva Myrtle Smith Hoopes. Married Levi Riley Reed August 8, 1928; marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple June 10, 1966. Survived by children: Levi Reed Jr. and Derl W. Reed, both Manila, Utah; Cliff Reed, and Mrs. John (Freida) Parker, both Vernal; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Bill Hoopes, Neola; Stanley Hoopes, and Mrs. Loren (Zella) Pike, both Whiterocks, Utah; Mrs. Ronald (Melba) Eksund, Roosevelt; Mrs. Petro (Veda) Forskis, Kearns; Mrs. Eldon (Velda) Anderton, Vernal. Funeral services will be Friday, May 1, 11 a.m. in the Manila Ward Chapel, friends may call at the chapel one hour prior to services. Burial will be in the Manila City Cemetery, under the direction of Thomson's Vernal Mortuary.
REED, John Wayne 29, Sparks, Nev, died October 23, 1972 in Elko of injuries suffered in an accidental gunshot wound.  Born February 15, 1944, Rock Springs, Wyo. To Lee L. and Leora Cottle Reed.  Married Lorene Nueffe, September 1963.  Survivors widow, sons,  daughter, Larry, Terry Lee, Rebecca Ann all of Sparks;  brother Cloyd Lee, Manila father, Manila; mother Salt Lake City   Funeral Thursday, 2  p.m. at the Manila Ward Chapel.  Burial at the Manila Cemetery.
REED, Kenneth P., Our beloved husband, father and grandfather passed from the loving arms of his family into the arms of his Heavenly Father on January 12, 2004. He was born April 17, 1910 in Elwood, Utah to John and Beatrice Reed. He married Myrtle Greenhalgh. She and her children preceded him in death. He married Norma Alvis. She and her son, Dale preceded him in death. Survived by two stepchildren, Boyd (Sondra) Alvis, Pleasant View; and Ruth (Hal) Seifert, Syracuse. On September 22, 1981 he married Erla Wilde. She and her three children Kay Norman, Diane (Robert) Cottle, Layton; and Lorin (Judy Kay) Wilde, Kaysville; survived him. Ken and Erla shared 22 wonderful years together and he was able to live his final years at home with a family that adored him. He lived much of his early life in Manila, Utah, where he owned and operated the first motel and cafe. He also served as Sheriff of Daggett County for 16 years. He loved to share the many stories of his time as sheriff with his grandchildren that consider him a hero. He left behind the example of hard work, honesty and generosity for his family. He is survived by his wife, stepchildren, 22 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving him are special nieces and nephews that were very dear to his heart. Funeral services will be held Friday, January 16, 2004 at 10 a.m. at Lindquist's Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Road. Friends and family may call Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the mortuary. Interment, Manila Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.
REED, Levi Riley Funeral services for Levi Riley Reed Sr. 63, who died June 11, 1969 in a Salt Lake Hospital of burns suffered in a Manila fire June 7 wilt be Saturday, 10 a.m., Manila LDS Ward Chapel.  Friends call Francom and Smith Mortuary, Green River Wyo. Friday, 4-8 p.m., chapel Saturday 9 a.m. to services. Burial,  Manila City Cemetery. Born Dec. 21, 1905, Woods Cross, to John Ward and Beatrice Daisy Burnham Reed. Married Beatrice Amanda Hoopes, Aug. 8, 1930, Vernal; solemnized; Salt Lake LDS Temple. Trucker. Owner, Reeds Phillips 66 Service Station. Daggett County commissioner,  eight years. Came to Manila, 1927. Survivors:widow; sons, daughter, Levi Jr.  Derl, Freida, all Manila; Clifford Salt Lake City; 4 grandchildren; brothers, sisters, Kenneth, Manila; Lee, Puyallup, Wash.; Mrs. Charles (Thelma) Whitney, Montpelier,Idaho.
RIGGS,Warren L. Curly  69, died on Nov. 22, 2003, in Evanston.  He was born on June 25, 1934, in Manila, Utah, the son of William Nathaniel and Edith Edna (Deck) Riggs.  He worked for many years as a machine operator at Church and Dwight.  On Aug. 18, 1953, he married Irene Boynton in Rock Springs.  Riggs interests were being outdoors, hunting, horseback riding, boating, motorcycles, music and telling stories.  He is survived by his wife of Fort Bridger; sons, Raymond Riggs of Rock Springs, Kevin and Patricia Riggs of Fort Bridger, and Darold and Vicki Riggs of Spokane, Wash.; daughters, Sherri Lynn Fanning of Fort Bridger, and Carol Veith of Perryville, Alaska; brother, Larry Dean and LaVon Riggs of West Valley City, Utah; sisters, Evelyn and Russell Narramore of Casper, Susan Oppermann of West Valley City and Judy and Mike Montgomery of Gibbon, Neb.; 19 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his son, Roland; grandson, Zacheriah; his parents; and stepfather, Fred Yendra.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at 2 p.m. in the Lyman Stake Center in Urie. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service. 
Submitted by Pat White

ROBINSON, Dawna Moser  51, of Rock Springs, WY died at 11:37 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 1997 at Castle Rock Convalescent Center in Green River, WY after a lengthy illness. She was born February 9, 1947 in Murray, Utah the daughter of Mario J. and Wanda Banks Moser. She attended schools in Utah and graduated from Hillcrest High School. She married Arthur Robinson on August 15, 1970 in Reno, Nevada. They have been residents of Rock Springs for 24 years. Dawna was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her interests included painting and reading. She was greatly loved by her family and will always be missed. Survivors include her husband, Art of Rock Springs; mother, Wanda Banks Moser Adamson of Salt Lake City; one son, Thomas Robinson of Rock Springs; one daughter, Samantha (Linn) Thorn of Parkersburg, West Virginia; two step-daughters, Jill Palmer and Gayla Bell, both of Utah; five brothers, Loren (Carol) Moser, Dennis (Mary) Moser and Allen (Deb) Moser, all of Salt Lake City; John (Helen) Moser and Lamont Moser, both of St. George, UT and Norman (Julie) Moser of Elko, Nevada; eight sisters, Lynda (Jesse) Berg of Salt Lake City; Jolynn (Charles) Peck of Vian, OK; Carma (Arlo) Stewart and Bonnie (Corney) Workman, both of West Valley City, UT; Bobbie Hiatt and Holly (Robert) Stonehocker, both of West Jordan, UT; Cheryl (Lynn) Thomas of Oak Grove, MO; and Debbie (Syl) Gray of Kaysville, UT; five grandchildren, Kendi Thorn, Mary Hastert, Mathew Hastert, Camie Bell, and Colby Bell. She was preceded in death by her father and one brother, Sherril.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, 1998 at Samuel-Fox Funeral Home, 2800 Commercial Way, Rock Springs. Friends and family may call Monday, March 16, 1998, 2-8 p.m. and Tuesday morning prior to the services. Interment will take place in Manila Cemetery, Manila, Utah.
ROBINSON - Vera Robinson Smith, 90, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2002 in Ogden. She was born July 3, 1911 in Antelope, Utah, the second child of William James Robinson and Martha Eliza Moyes Robinson. She grew up in Manila, Utah, where she attended grade school and high school. She left home at age 17 and went to work for Dr. and Mrs. J.G. Wanner of Rock Springs, Wyoming. On May 31, 1934, she married Joseph Franklin Smith of Huntsville, Utah, in Dines, Wyoming. Vera lived all of her married (42 years) life in Green River, Wyoming, where Joe worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. She worked as a maid and a housekeeper at the Little America Motor Lodge west of Green River for 15 years. The last 19 years she has lived at St. Benedicts Manor in Ogden, UT. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she was a Primary Teacher in the Green River LDS Ward, and received an award from the LDS Church primary organization for 25 years of perfect attendance as a Primary Teacher. Also, she was the first secretary of the LDS Lyman Stake Genealogical Society when it was organized. She loved genealogical work and was involved in it for 50 years. She was a member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, the Union Pacific Railroad Carmen Auxiliary, and the Union Pacific Railroad Old Timer"s Club. She especially enjoyed being a member of the LDS Church Singing Mothers and participated with them in the Christmas Cantata and the Easter Cantata services each year. Vera"s favorite things were crocheting, knitting, and singing. Her favorite places are the mountains with the beautiful fall colors. Her favorite pet was her crochet hook. She wants her family and friends to remember her for being a hard worker, rendering service to other people, and making certain that her children received an education. She is survived by two sons, Ronald (Karen) Smith, Idaho Falls, ID; Dr. Joseph L. (Judy) Smith, Lewisburg, PA; two daughters, Debrajoe Beatty, Las Vegas, NV; Elizabeth (Ray) Baxter, Cheyenne, WY; and two sisters, Mildred Haslam, Vernal, UT; Harriett Angell, Salt Lake City, UT; 19 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Franklin Smith, three brothers, William, Fred, and Woodrow, and one sister, Lydia. Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 2, at 12 noon at the Manila, UT LDS chapel. Friends may call Friday, February 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Leavitt"s Mortuary, 836 36th St., Ogden, and Saturday one hour prior at the church. Interment will be at the Manila City Cemetery following services.
Source: Standard Examiner - January 30, 2002

RUBLE, Ivan Eugene, 82, died Feb. 28, 2006, of natural causes. He was born Dec. 17, 1923, in Green River, the son of Thomas Hayden and Eva Rebecca Currens Ruble. The family moved to Manila, Utah in 1933 and farmed there throughout his school years. In 1942, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served along the West Coast during World War II. In 1944, he met and married Mary Jane Yohey of Casper, WY. They were married April 23, 1944, in Ogden, Utah. He transferred to the U.S. Air Force in 1949 and served until his retirement in 1963. He played a part in the first aerial nonstop flight around the world with the Eleventh Air Refueling Squadron. He then moved his family to Manila, where he ranched until his death. In 1964 he began a career with the U.S. Forest Service. He served in recreation and law enforcement until his retirement in 1986. He served as the first EMT in Daggett County authorized by the U.S. Forest Service. He led, trained and managed the EMS and ambulance program prior to the states establishment of the EMT program used today. He was committed to the improvement of the county and dedicated many hours volunteering on various committees. He is survived by his wife and three children, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother and one sister. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; one sister; and one granddaughter, Katherine Suzanna Ruble. Services will be conducted Saturday, March 4, 2006, at the Manila LDS Chapel. Friends and family may call one hour prior to services. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Posts No. 11 and 124. He is survived by his wife, Mary of nearly 63 years; three children, Mari Gean and husband Allen Campbell, Ray Ruble and Dan and wife Janet Ruble; nine grandchildren, Kelly, Jesse and Russell Campbell, Melissa Walk, RaeAnn and William Ruble, Rebecca, Stefanie and Carly Ruble; and six great-grandchildren, Cody, Courtney and Caitlyn Campbell, Wyatt and Ashton Walk and Tanner Campbell; brother, James Ruble of Manila; sister, Genivieve Siler of Green River; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; one sister; and one granddaughter, Katherine Suzanna Ruble. Services will be conducted Saturday, March 4, 2006, at the Manila LDS Chapel. Friends and family may call one hour prior to services. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Posts No. 11 and 124.
RUBLE, Lamar LaRaey  58. died of a heart aliment here May 4, 1969.. Born April 5, 1911, Eskridge, Kan., to Thomas Hayden and Eva Currens Ruble. Rancher. Member of LDS Church. Survivors: mother. Manila; brothers, sisters, James Phoenix, Ariz.; Ivan E., Mrs. Wllliam fClara) Robinson, both Manila: Mrs. Marvin (Genevieve) Knulson,  Minn.  Funeral, Thursday, 2 p.m. Manila LDS Ward Chapel. Friends call Francom Smith Mortuary Green River, Wyo., Wednesday 4-8 p.m., Thursday at the Ward Chapel noon until time of services. Burial Manila Cemetery.
RUBLE, Mary Jane Yohey  83, of Manila, Utah, died Sunday, April 5, 2009. She died following a lengthy illness. She was born July 21, 1925, in Ashby, Neb., the daughter of George S. and Lillie Davis Yohey. She attended schools in Ashby and graduated from Natrona County High School in Casper. She married Ivan Eugene Gene Ruble on April 23, 1944, in Ogden, Utah. He preceded her in death on Feb. 28, 2006. As a military couple, they lived in California, Utah, Newfoundland, Texas and Delaware. They moved to Manila in 1963, where they ranched until recently. Mrs. Ruble was active in the agricultural booth at the Sweetwater County Fair, Manila/Linwood Ladies Homemakers Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, cemetery board, Forest Service Ladies Auxiliary (Pine Tree) and the Daggett County Lions Club. Her interests included spending time with her family, playing the piano, singing, listening to music, crafts, scrap booking, ranching, watching old movies, gardening, doing crossword puzzles and other word games, Utah politics, genealogy and caring for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include her children, Mari Campbell and husband Al and Ray Ruble, all of Manila, and Daniel Ruble and wife Janet of Rock Springs; nine grandchildren, Kelly Campbell and Clint Riley of Santa Fe, N.M., Jesse Campbell and wife Rebecca of Layton, Utah, Melissa Walk and husband Kelly, Russell Campbell and wife Jessica and Rae Ann Ruble and husband Paul Sawyer, all of Manila, and William Ruble and Rebecca, Stefanie and Carly Ruble, all of Rock Springs; seven great-grandchildren, Cody, Courtney and Caitlyn Campbell, Wyatt, Ashton and Addison Walk and Tanner Campbell; two sisters-in-law, Edna Yohey of McMinnville, Ore., and Ruth Yohey of Shelton, Wash.; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene; parents; one granddaughter, Katie Sue Ruble; and five brothers, Cleo, Cliff, Jerry, Bill and Ray Yohey. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 9, 2009, at the Manila LDS Ward Chapel, Manila. Friends and family may call one hour prior to services.
Interment will follow in the Manila Cemetery in Manila.








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