Zola Hanberg

On August 16, 2017 Zola Hanberg passed from this life and returned to her heavenly home.  Zola was born in Upalco, Utah on November 4, 1927.  She grew up in Upalco but lived her adult life in Vernal, Utah.  Zola lived a good life and served well.  She will be greatly missed by friends and family.


She is survived in death by Glendon Hanberg her husband and three sons Burke Hanberg, Duane Hanberg, and Tim Hanberg.


Zola is preceded in death by parents Sam and Agnes Williams; sister Rae Williams; brother Shirl Williams; and sister Doris Mecham.


Funeral services for Zola Marie Hanberg, age 89, of Vernal, will be held Monday, August 21, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at Phillips Ashley Valley Funeral Home. A viewing will be held from 9:45-10:45 A.M. at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Maeser Fairview Cemetery under the direction of the Ashley Valley Funeral Home.


Steve Evans

Steve’s Broadcast Career began in 1985. He has experience working in markets such as Salt Lake City, Springfield Mo, Albuquerque N.M., Wichita Ks, and Saint George, Utah. Since 1994 Steve has raised a family and lived in Vernal and is proud to call North Eastern Utah home. A Regan Republican since 1980, Steve is a champion of conservative values both social and political. Holding firm to these values in business has been a philosophy that has served KVEL, and the communities it serves, well. He writes human interest stories about local community members  on "Round the Town."