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Tuesday, November 21, 2000; Helen Frances Welsh Lytle, Harry J. Toby Kugler, Lawrence 'Rusty' Casebolt, Robert Maurice Cantrall

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Tuesday, November 21, 2000; Helen Frances Welsh Lytle, Harry J. Toby Kugler, Lawrence 'Rusty' Casebolt, Robert Maurice Cantrall
Tuesday, November 21, 2000; Helen Frances Welsh Lytle, Harry J. Toby Kugler, Lawrence 'Rusty' Casebolt, Robert Maurice Cantrall

Helen Frances Welsh Lytle

SALT LAKE CITY - Helen Frances Welsh Lytle was received into the arms of the Holy Family on Friday, Nov. 17, 2000, following a courageous bout with cancer.

She was born April 4, 1939, in Salt Lake City, a daughter of Dr. Thomas Francis and Helen Reid Welsh. She graduated from Judge Memorial Catholic High School and attended Holy Cross Hospital School of Nursing.

On May 9, 1959, she married William H. Lytle in Elko, Nev. Bill preceded her in death on Jan. 18, 1999.

Helen is best characterized by those who were fortunate enough to know her as a heroic Catholic lady who dedicated much of her life to her church. At the time of her death, she was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Salt Lake City. Her church activities included a term as president of the St. Ambrose Parish Council; president of the St. Ambrose Altar Society; membership in the Catholic Women's League, Engaged Encounter, Marriage Encounter; and director of religious education at St. John the Baptist Parish in Salt Lake City.

She and Bill were co-directors of the religious education program at St. Mary's Parish in Stevensville, where they resided from December 1992 to April 1999. She returned to Salt Lake City after Bill's death. She also was well-known through her involvement as president of the Utah League of Insured Savings & Loans.

She is survived by her children, John Allen of Roosevelt, Utah; James Russell (Debbie) of West Orange, N.J.; Mary Barbara (Jimmy) Gennity of Staten Island, N.Y.; Mary Catherine of Montezuma, Colo.; Thomas Francis of Princeton University in Princeton, N.J.; and Michael Patrick of the University of Maryland College of Law in Pasadena, Md.; and many loving grandchildren, Emily Catherine, Lauren Frances and Steven Hamilton of Roosevelt; and James Anthony, Kirsten Marie, Gregory William Ezekial and Joshua Hamilton of West Orange.

She also is survived by her brother John Francis Welsh of Salt Lake City; sister Gertrude Louise Welsh of Portland, Ore.; and many loving nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to Anna Beck, M.D.; Nancy Mortensen and staff; and the Hospice Program of CNS.

A vigil service will be held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Neil O'Donnell and Sons Mortuary, 372 E. 100 S., where friends may call from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 1975 S. 2300 E. Committal will be at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Fourth Avenue and T Street.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Cancer Wellness House, 59 S. 1100 E., Salt Lake City, UT 84102.

Harry J. 'Toby' Kugler

RONAN - Harry J. "Toby" Kugler passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2000, at St. Luke's Extended Care Facility in Ronan. He was 93 years old.

He was born Aug. 6, 1907, in Richland County, N.D., to Charles and Anna (Washtok) Kugler, one of 11 children. He grew up on a farm south of Lidgerwood, N.D. Cattle and horses were always an important part of his life.

After the Great Depression, he started a Ford dealership with his friend and brother-in-law Lee Swanson. He began raising Hereford cattle as a hobby and continued to buy and sell cattle until he was 90 with Thursday trips to the auction in Missoula with his daughter-in-law Rosemary.

Hunting with his horses and friends was the highlight of his life. Fishing in Westport, Wash., and Alaska was the guy thing to do, and bowling all over Montana with a few trips to the national competition with friends were cherished memories.

In 1931 he married Ruth Bullis. He had two sons from that marriage, Ward D. Kugler (Rosemary) of Charlo and Ralph E. Kugler (Sharon) of Princeton, Minn.

In 1953 he moved west to Missoula and worked for H.O. Bell Ford. He married Harriet "Sue" McCarney in Missoula and in 1955 moved to Ronan to work for Bob Hanson's Ford Motor dealership.

Always a promoter and businessman, he and Sue built several houses and started the Lucky Strike Bowling Lanes in Ronan in 1960. This has been a real addition to the community and is still an important part of recreation in the valley.

Harry is survived by his wife of 46 years, Suzie Kugler; sons Ward and Ralph; special family Allan and Peggy Sloan; and many grandchildren, stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Harry was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters, parents Charles and Anna and stepson Skip McCarney.

Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Ronan Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Wade Oberg, Ron Foster, Dusty Sloan, Troy Benson, Ken Esterby and Bob White.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Breadbasket to feed the hungry, to summer recreation programs or to the Boys and Girls Club to help the children, all important concerns of Harry.

Harry always said a man's worth was measured by friends, not money. Hey pardner, I'll really miss you.

Shrider's Mortuary of Ronan is assisting the family with arrangements.

Lawrence 'Rusty' Casebolt

CONDON - Lawrence "Rusty" Casebolt, 68, of Condon, died of complications from emphysema Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, at the Veterans Hospital in Fort Harrison.

Born April 4, l932, in Kansas City, Kan., he was a master heavy equipment mechanic.

He was preceded in death by wife Dorthea Casebolt in May 1987.

On April 3, l990, he married Victoria Buss in Kalispell.

Survivors include his sons Lawrence "Lonnie" Casebolt of Condon and Ralph Casebolt; stepson George Buss of Homer, Alaska, formerly of Kalispell; stepdaughter Lyn D. Buss VanWinkle of Shingle Springs, Calif.; brother Ralph M. Casebolt of El Cajon, Calif.; and five grandchildren.

His parents Ralph and Ollie Casebolt also preceded him in death.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Community Center in Condon.

Robert Maurice Cantrall

EUREKA - Robert Maurice Cantrall, 81, died of renal complications from diabetes on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2000.

Survivors include his wife Eleanor Cantrall of Eureka; sister Shirley Nelson of Emmett, Idaho; brother Daren Cantrall of Boise, Idaho; daughters Sharon Klinge of Union, Ore., and Roberta Wolff of Stayton, Ore.; stepdaughters Mary Carvey of Eureka and Melinda Mason of Florence; six granddaughters, one grandson and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at a later date in Eureka.

Memorials may be made in Maurice's name to Mountain View Manor in Eureka.

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