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Sublette Examiner
Volume 4, Number 43 - January 20, 2005
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James Keith Cooper

James Keith Cooper, 68, passed away on Jan. 10, 2005, due to complications following a stroke. He was born March 8, 1936, in Seminole, Okla., to Albert L. and Lois Reach Cooper.

Jim was raised in Pinedale, where he was active in high school football and basketball. He later worked with his father in the construction field. After high school, he joined the Army and served for two years.

He then married Lucille Sarcletti. Through that union, they had three sons. They resided in Rock Springs, and later moved to Jackson. While there, Jim owned a distributorship with Lucille.

Jim taught his boys many things, including hunting, camping and an appreciation for the outdoors.

Jim and Lucille's marriage was later dissolved.

In 2003, Jim moved to Alpine to be nearer his sons. He enjoyed talking with people and made friends wherever he went. We'll miss you, Dad.

Jim is survived by his three sons: Kim (Julie) of Afton; Kirk (Kim) of Idaho Falls; Perry (Stephanie) of Thayne and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held in Pinedale at Hudson's Funeral Home on Friday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m. Interment followed in the Pinedale Cemetery.

Nora Whitaker Price

Nora Whitaker Price, 91, passed away on Dec. 30, 2004, in Spanish Fork, Utah. She was born in Lincoln, Tooele County, Utah, on Nov. 20, 1913, to Marian Sagers and Herman Ellis Whitaker.

She married Ellis Clayton (Clay) Price on Dec. 2, 1938, in St. John, Utah. Together they ran their own cattle ranch near Big Piney until 1976, when Clay passed away. She divided her time between the ranch in the summers and Kanosh, Utah, in the winters, where their children attended school.

She was an active member of the LDS Church, serving in many callings, including a mission to the California San Jose Mission. She was also very involved in Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.

Reading, growing a vegetable garden, canning and quilting were some of her interests.

She is survived by six children: Charles (DeeAnn) Price of Daniel; Raymond (Corrie) Price of Fillmore, Utah; Marianne (Jon) Hunter of Spanish Fork; Marvin (Allene) Price of Blackfoot, Idaho; Joseph Price of Star Valley; Lee (Robbie) Price of Kanosh; 23 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

Surviving siblings are Erma Sorensen, Charles Whitaker and Kent Whitaker of Fallon, Nev.; Max Whitaker of West Jordan, Utah; and Evelyn Frampton of Fillmore, Utah.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Willard Whitaker, and a sister, Bernice Sorensen.

Funeral services were held at the Kanosh Ward Chapel in Kanosh on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2005. Burial was at the Kanosh City Cemetery beside her late husband, Ellis Clayton (Clay) Price.

Edward M. Two Eagles Acquin

Edward M. Two Eagles Acquin died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2004, at his home in Boise, Idaho at the age of 70. Funeral services were held on Dec. 31, 2004, at Summers Funeral Home in Boise. Graveside services were held Jan. 3 at Terrace Lawn Cemetery.

Ed was born on Aug. 3, 1934, in Boise to Gabriel Frederick and Alta Ellen (Potts) Acquin. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a military policeman in the mid-1950s.

On Sept. 2, 1965, he married Fern (Gosvener) Two Eagles in Newcastle.

Ed spent many years in Wyoming working in the oilfields, which were the love of his life in his working career. After leaving the oilfield, he drove semis long-haul until health issues forced him to retire.

He spent the next few years of his retirement by his wife's side.

He is survived by his wife, Fern; his son, Michael; his three daughters, Juanita, Reba and Audrey; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two sisters, Rosie and Billie.

Cards can be mailed to Fern Two Eagles, 7627 N. Parkcrest Ave., Boise, Idaho, 83714-2149.

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