- Our beloved husband, dad, and papa, Ken Tomsic, age 73, passed away January 17, 2002 in Utah Valley Hospital from complications associated with multiple myeloma.
He was born Nov 23, 1928 in Helper, UT to John and Caroline Toson Tomsic and was a proud, life-long resident of Helper. Married Shirley Ann Karr, Nov 1, 1953 in Las Vegas, NV.
Ken is survived by his wife of 48 years; two sons and four daughters, Gary (Renate) Tomsic, Kyle (Melanie) Tomsic, Lana (David) Phelps, Kendra Tomsic (Kathy Howa), Carol Jensen, Gina Tomsic (Russ Lawson); nine grandchildren; and six great-grand-children. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Gene.
Ken was a strong union man and a member of the U.M.W.A. local # 1206. He worked in the coal mining industry most of his life and retired from the Wellington Washer Plant in 1985.
He was known in the neighborhood for his beautiful yard and rock gardens. Ken will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
I miss your touch, your smile, and our wonderful times together. You were my soul mate, my life. Thank you for the love you gave me, for being my best friend and giving my life meaning.
Services, Tues. Jan 22, 2002, 1 p.m. Mitchell Funeral Home, Price. The family will be at Mitchell's Mon. 6-8 p.m. and Tues. one hour prior to service. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery, Helper.