Obituaries

Bishop William Haney Hickenlooper (1804)

At a quarter past 2 o’clock this morning (Jan. 14,1888), Bishop William H. Hickenlooper, of the Sixth Ward, breathed his last at his home in this city, at the advanced age of 83 years, 3 months and 23 days. The announcement of his death comes suddenly, even to his most intimate friends, the sickness which was the immediate cause of his demise having attacked him but yesterday morning. At the time of his death he was the oldest Bishop in the Church, and for over forty years he had held the position now made vacant.

Frederick Barker (1800) Obituary

Frederick Barker and Ann Bligh Barker with four children, Matilda, Mary Ann, James and Sarah, also Frederick’s brother, George and family, sailed from England March 23, 1830, in the “New Brunswick”, an old English war vessel equipped with armament. They landed at Staten Island June 23, 1830 and soon afterward located at Le Raysville, Jefferson County, New York.

Charles Stanford Mathews (1934)

Class of 1952. Stanford Mathews. Seminary Vice President.

Roy, Utah -- Charles Stanford Mathews, age 66, passed away March 8, 2001. He was born July 13, 1934 in Antimony, Utah to Benjamin L. and Esther Black Mathews, the youngest of 11 children. He was a member of the LDS Church, serving in many positions. His passions in life were photography and watching BYU football games. Charles was a very kind and compassionate man who spent his life helping others. His greatest joys were his grandchildren. He was a teacher for 30 years with the Ogden School District.

Gary Alton Mathews (1944)

Gary Alton Mathews, 65, of Toledo, Ore., died May 29, 2009 in Toledo.

He was born March 15, 1944 to Thomas Alton and Vanese Barker Mathews in Ogden, Utah.

From 1963 to 1966, he served as a missionary to Argentina for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

In 1970, he received a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He earned a Master of Recreation in community school leadership in 1975 from Brigham Young University.

Thomas a Mathews (1917)

Of Washington, DC, on September 2, 1988, beloved husband of the late Vanese Barker Mathews; father of Ilene Shelton, Gary A., Ruth, Thomas F., Lorin B., Dennis B. and Lydia Mathews, Ann Schmoldt, and Susan Landry; son of Esther Mathews; brother of Naomi Baker, Cella Cowley, LaRae Mathews, Pauline Hulet, and Dasil, Kay, Wendell, Paul, and Charles S. Mathews; also survived by 21 Grandchildren. Friends may call at Gasch’s Funeral Home, 4739 Baltimore Ave., Hyattsville, MD, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Services at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, East-West Hwy.

Charles A. Hickenlooper (1862)

10–23–38

Charles Andrew Hickenlooper, 76, former Weber county fruit tree inspector and member of the Utah state board of horticulture, died Thursday at 8:20 a. m. while at work at the Glen Key and Tennis shop, 234 South State street, of a heart attack.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 12:30 p. m. in the Second L. D. S. ward chapel.

He was born in Salt Lake City, January 23, 1862, a son of William H. and Ann Ham Hickenlooper, and was a former bishop of the Pleasant View L. D. S. ward in Weber county.

Ellen LaRae Mathews (1926)

Ellen LaRae Mathews died October 30, 2008. She was born January 31, 1926 in Minersville, Beaver County, Utah, to Benjamin Lynn and Esther Black Mathews. She was the sixth child of their eleven children. She graduated from Richfield High School and from Utah State University. She was an Elementary School Teacher. She is survived by three brothers and one sister, and all that loved and cared for her. Although she had no children of her own, she took many of us under her wing and raised us as her own. She was a very special lady who touched many hearts.