Les Covey invited Steve Handy to the shooting event closing
ceremonies 03 Dec to represent our Detachment and Toys for Tots. This is a yearly event held here in
Washington county at the Practical Pistol range. Below is a photo of Steve Handy with a couple
of Marines from back east at the Practical Pistol Range event that raised
$1,036.16 for "Toys for Tots.
Time to sign up for door duty at three different WalMart stores for the Christmas toy drive in which we participate every year. In the link below you will find a sign-up sheet. There are three stores and four slots for each store for each time slot. Look for the store of your preference and click in a slot and type your name. Fill in as many slots as you can. (The first page is for Saturday Dec. 3 and the second page is for Saturday Dec. 10.) Just close the file when done and your info will be saved.
On the Marine Corps' 241st birthday, Bill Toole was given military honors by the Utah Dixie Detachment #1270, Marine Corps League at Spilsbury Mortuary in St. George. The Toole family sends a huge thank you to the Detachment for a beautiful tribute to Col. Toole. MCL 1270's Facebook page has a few photos posted, including these photos of the rifle detail and Devil Pup pallbearers.
Galen Bishop Christian, age 81, passed away October 25, 2016. Galen was
born February 5, 1935 to Dale and Hazel Stewart Christian in Kansas
Galen was raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Bell Gardens High School and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.
Prior to his retirement, Galen spent most of his professional career as
a hair stylist and salon owner. He also worked as a U. S. Steel Worker.
Galen loved his yard and flowers and traveling to the beach
with family. He was a lover of fine food. Galen became a member of the
LDS Church is 1965, loved genealogy and Temple Work. Galen was a
resident of the Southern Utah Veterans Home in Ivins, Utah at the time
of his passing.
Galen is survived by his children, Kim Christian
Lear; Karen Laser; Galen Bishop Christian, Jr; Nobel Daniel Christian,
and Adam Collins Christian: nine grandchildren and four
great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.
was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Laura Shillander;
Lillian Miller; Dale Christian, Jr.; Benjamin Christian and his twin,
We would like to take this time to thank the
staff at Southern Utah Veterans home for their support and loving care
to our Father, Grandfather, Uncle and Friend. Services will be held Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Stonebridge Ward, 82 North Dixie Drive, St. George, Utah. Visitation will be held at the Stonebridge Ward prior to services from 9:30-10:30AM. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Pine View Mortuary 435-986-4222.
Here is a photo of Galen when he visited Bill Toole. Both were in the Veterans Nursing Home.