ALEXANDER “AL” CHAGNOVICH Alexander “Al” Chagnovich was born on December 2, 1922 in Vanhouten, N.M the son of Velo and Helen (Oberle) Chagnovich. He passed away on Friday, December 7, 2007 at Vista Mesa Retirement Center at the age of 85. On April 7, 1945, Al married Lorraine Oswald in Las Vegas, Nev. In his free time, Al enjoyed hunting. Surviving Al are his children, Cheryl Jarrett and husband, Melvin of Cortez, Karen Chagnovich of Salt Lake City, Utah, John Chagnovich of Cortez, Marty Chagnovich and wife, Shauna of Salt Lake City, Utah, Sue Hunt and husband, Haig of Salt Lake City, Utah, Jacque Johnston and husband, Tad of Hood River, Ore., and Sandy Spivey and husband, Jackie of Las Vegas, Nev.; numerous grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Mary Chagnovich, Dorothy Chagnovich, Rose Taylor, Ruth Kordich, Nancy Poduje and husband, Nick, all of San Pedro, Calif., Barbara Barton and husband, Blake of Salem, Ore., and Elizabeth Vidovich of Henderson, Nev. Al was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lorraine Chagnovich; and his sister, Olga Messenger. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Al’s life will be held at a later date in Utah.