Ingrid Louise Wopsock

   Ingrid Louise Wopsock, age 74, of Whiterocks, passed away October 2, 2018 at her home.
    Ingrid was born March 9, 1947 in Ft. Duchesne to Harry Kochampansken and Carrie Chase Thompson.  She married her best friend and sweet heart Henry F “Hank” Wopsock on June 11, 1964.  
    She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, embroidery, reading, puzzles on her Ipad , quilting and planting flowers and plants, she was always in her yard.
    She worked as a nurse at the Duchesne County Hospital, working with newborns, as the CHR director for the Ute Tribe, studied nursing and EMT, attended Wilco Ford Training for nursing in Riverside, CA and was the receptionist for the Ute Tribe.
    She is survived by a son, Cerone C Harris, granddaughter, LaeChelle M. Chapoose, both whom she raised as her own since they were small, her children, Shana M Wopsock, LeAnna M Wopsock, Kermit Wopsock, Melinda (Jeff Moreno) Wopsock, Rosetta (Quinton). Serawop, June Gardner, Joshua Manning, Melvin Redcap, Sr., Raymond Cornpeach, Bobby Redcap, Sr., grandchildren, Rosalea and Joseph Black, Leandra (Charles) Buckskin, Brinden, Christina and Casen Wopsock, Brianna and Henrietta Chapoose, and Jordilyn Moreno, great grandchildren, Zaiden and Zariah Wopsock.  Her siblings, Sonja Wopsock, Catherine Manning, Jane Steede, Nancy Thompson, Raymond Taveapont and Vivian Bedonie.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Rosemary Thompson, Gregory Taveapont, Roger Kochamp Sr., grandparents, Doliver and Jane Pigeon, and aunt Rose Van.
    Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Whiterocks Community Building.  A wake will be held after 4:00 p.m. on Friday at the Whiterocks Community Building.  
    Burial will be in the Ft. Duchesne Cemetery at 3:15 p.m.


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.