LEHI--Ralph and Rose Hoover, long-time Lehi residents, died together in a tragic automobile accident in Wasatch County, Utah, March 27, 1999.
They were married March 17, 1951 in Provo, Utah. Together they owned and operated Ralph's Truck Inn Restaurant in Lehi, later known as the La Casa Dinner Club.Their surviving children are Victor (Wendy) Hoover, Pleasant Grove; Chad (Carmen Larrinaga) Hoover, Lehi; Gina (Larry) Singleton, American Fork; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. They were deeply involved with their children and grandchildren.
Rose Camara Zabala Hoover, age 71, was born April 2, 1927 in Bingham Canyon, Utah, daughter of Victor Camara and Matilda Mardaras and Pete Zabala. She was an active Catholic at St. Peter's Church in American Fork and active in the Utah Basque Group. She had been a member of Rebecca's organization and had also been active in the J.C.'s.
She is also survived by a sister, Helen Perry, of Sandy and was preceeded in death by a brother, Leon Zabala.
William Ralph Hoover, age 73, was born Sept. 18, 1925 in Charleston, Utah, son of William Ralph Hoover, Sr. and Thelma Wright.
He served an LDS Mission in California. He had served on the Lehi City Council and had been a member of the J.C.'s. He loved boating, the outdoors, and horse raising.
He is also survived by a brother, Herb (Marian) Hoover, Provo; sisters, Vera Oakey, Mapleton; Norma Westphall, Provo; Joyce (Ron) Robertson, Moab; sister-in-law, Clarice Hoover, Payson. He was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin.
Friends may call at the Wing Mortuary, 118 E. Main, Lehi, Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. Catholic Rosary, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. at the Mortuary. Funeral Mass for Rose will be Thursday, April 1, 1999 at 10 a.m. in St. Peter's Parrish, 634 No. 600 E., American Fork, Utah. A combined memorial service will be held for Ralph and Rose at the Wing Mortuary, Thursday at 12 noon. Burial will follow at the Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, 10600 So. 1700 E., Sandy, Utah.