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Nielsen, Russell Obit
Russell W. Nielsen
March 20, 2017
Former Gunnison, Utah resident Russell William Nielsen, 71, passed away on March 20, 2017 due to complications from bypass surgery, surrounded by his family. Russ was born on April 4, 1945 to Elmer and Gladys Nielson in Gunnison, Utah. He married Lori Bounds on November 11, 1971 in the Manti LDS Temple. Russ graduated from […]
Johnnie Shoemake
March 13, 2017
Johnnie “John” Shoemake transitioned peacefully, March 13, 2017 in St. George, Utah. He is survived by his partner, Kevin Bloxham; a brother, Tom Shoemake (Waco, Texas) and a sister, Laney Durham (Troy, Texas). John’s life will be Celebrated on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at home in St. George, UT. Kevin would like to recognize, and […]
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John David Allred
March 10, 2017
John David Allred, 48, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2017, after a 16-month battle with brain cancer. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri on June 19, 1968 to Eugene and Susan Allred. He was the youngest of four sons.   In 1991, John married Nancy Larson Allred in the Salt Lake Temple. They […]
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Kathryn Jaquish Engebretsen
March 14, 2017
St. George, Utah– Kathryn Lee Jaquish Engebretsen, age 60, passed away from choroidal metastatic melanoma on March 14, 2017, while at home surrounded by her family. She was born March 9, 1957 to Michael and Merna (Swayne) Jaquish in Cookeville, Tennessee. She married the love of her life, Harold William Engebretsen, on August 18, 1978 […]
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Walter Thomas Porter Durrant
March 13, 2017
St. George, Utah – Walter Thomas Porter Durrant, (Tom) age 68, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017. Tom was born August 31, 1948 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Thomas Porter Durrant and Marilyn Jane Minor Durrant. He married his high school sweetheart, Wendy Lynne Burrows, September 16, 1967 in the St. George Temple of […]
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Robert "Bob" Kowalski
March 5, 2017
St. George, UT – Bob Kowalski passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017 from heart complications. Bob was born in Erie, PA and married Karen Hand in August 1967. Bob and Karen were to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in August this year. They had just renewed their marriage vows last Sunday. Bob is survived […]
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Charlene Marcia Letts Winters
March 14, 2017
Charlene Marcia Letts Winters passed away March 14, 2017 in St. George, Utah, near her home in Sunriver, Utah. Charlene was born April 2, 1936 in San Francisco, CA., the second daughter of Francis and Charles Letts, who lived many years in Ogden, Utah. She attended Ogden schools, graduating from Utah State University. She married […]
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Stanton L. Mathews
March 14, 2017
On Tuesday March 14, 2017, we lost one of the last remaining members of the Greatest Generation. Stanton L. “Bud” Mathews age 92 of St. George, Utah, passed away, while in hospice care, from complications of a closed head injury sustained in a fall a week earlier. Bud was born January 26, 1925 to Stanton […]
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David Delaun Wilson
March 12, 2017
David Delaun Wilson passed away Sunday March 12, 2017 at the age of 94. He was born in Hurricane Utah in 1922, to George Benjamin and Susan Cox Wilson. He had 6 siblings: Carlyle, Vere, Rose, Ruth, Nola and Julia.   After graduating Hurricane High School, he moved to California where he met his future […]
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Renée Bilsborough-Abbott
March 8, 2017
Renée Bilsborough-Abbott passed away peacefully at her home on March 8, 2017.  She was born on October 12, 1925, in Logan, Utah, to Rulon Pugmire Keetch and Carol Archibald Wyatt Keetch.  Her family moved to Bakersfield, California, where she spent her growing up years.  She had three younger sisters: Marlene, Rula and Sheryl. Her father […]

Welcome To Spilsbury Mortuary

Spilsbury Mortuary stands majestic against the desert sandstone cliffs of St. George, Utah. A place of genuine caring and compassion, it’s serene setting of inspiring beauty provides an elegant backdrop for all types of memorial services. Spilsbury Mortuary is a trusted name in the funeral industry. We are known for giving personalized attention to each family that we have the opportunity to serve. Our staff carries out every detail of your wishes with care and compassion.

You can be confident that every aspect of a service will be directed with a warm combination of friendship, dignity, and excellence. We offer an environment where families from all religious denominations and walks of life may selected their preference from a wide range of services and options.


Come Unto Me

St George Funeral Home

‘Come Unto Me,’ a beautiful and inspiring bronze statue which graces the grand foyer of our facility, just outside the elegant chapel, at the top of our grand staircase. Since its unveiling in 2001, there has been an overwhelming emotional response by the thousands whom have seen it in our community and from places afar.

tedA Word From Ted Spilsbury

I am writing this note with love in my heart as I reflect on my life as the Funeral Director. I am filled with a peaceful satisfaction concerning families well served. The Funeral profession has changed considerably and I myself have also mellowed. I truly feel thankful to be the Funeral Director. I am held in humble silence as I realize that my family, like you have experienced some pretty tender moments. Read More>