Our Obituaries

Frances A. Jasinski

November 18, 1919 - November 8, 2015

Our beloved Frances passed away peacefully on November 8, 2015. Born in Phoenix, she moved with her family to Los Angeles, CA, at the age of three. Frances graduated from the University of Southern California where she was President of Kappa Delta Sorority and met her first husband, Don. Don passed away in 1977. Frances worked in banking and was a branch manager for Coast Federal Savings when...
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Annie Turner Richardson

August 24, 1942 - November 8, 2015

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James Carl Beeson

September 27, 1977 - November 6, 2015

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Jane Claire Cooledge

June 30, 1927 - November 5, 2015

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Dorothy Dorine Brakebill

August 30, 1921 - November 4, 2015

Dorothy Dorine Brakebill, 94, passed away on November 4, 2015. Her husband James Edward died November 19, 1992. Together they had 4 children, Ronald, living in Phoenix, Donald, living in Show Low, Nancy, in Bisbee, and Lois, who preceded Dorothy in death. Her loving family includes: 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 16 great-great grandchildren. For twenty three years, she was...
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Lorraine G. Curry

October 16, 1928 - November 2, 2015

Lorraine G. Curry, 87, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away on November 2, 2015. She was born in Casa Grande, AZ, to William A. and Ruth Gray on October 16, 1928. She married Pat B. Curry in 1947. Lorraine graduated from Phoenix Union High School, received her Bachelor of Arts in Education from Arizona State University (then Arizona State College) in 1950. She later went on to receive her Master of...
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Marjorie Ellen Pancost

November 21, 1933 - November 1, 2015

Marjorie Ellen Pancost, age 81, passed away on November 1, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Marjorie was born November 21, 1933 to Hilda and Herman Kuhn in Victoria Kansas. She graduated from high school and then married Robert Dale Pancost. They moved to Arizona in 1964 and loved spending time doing arts and crafts, sewing and spending time in her garden. Marjorie is preceded in death by her...
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Betty Ruth Zimmerman

June 26, 1927 - October 31, 2015

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Elwood Lee Endreson

March 24, 1934 - October 30, 2015

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Glenn E. Holmgren,

October 14, 1948 - October 29, 2015

Glenn E. Holmgren, Jr., of Phoenix, AZ, entered his eternal Home on October 29, 2015, following a courageous crusade against brain cancer. Glenn was born in St. Paul, MN on October 14, 1948 to Lois Erickson (1925-2015) and Glenn Holmgren, Sr. After proudly serving his country in the Navy onboard the USS Long Beach from 1967-1973, including four tours to Vietnam, he moved to Phoenix, AZ where he...
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Don Tillman Squire

August 20, 1933 - October 27, 2015

Don Tillman Squire Sr., 82, passed away in Phoenix, AZ on October 27, 2015. He was born in Richfield, Utah on August 20, 1933 to Forest William Squire and Delva Ence, he was the 4th of 5 children. He graduated from Creighton Elementary School and North High School in Phoenix. Don married his eternal sweetheart Ellen Marie Taylor on November 8, 1958 in the Mesa, AZ LDS Temple. He was a faithful,...
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Carole Ann Jeffries

February 18, 1932 - October 27, 2015

Carole Ann Robison Jeffries-Schwenn, 83, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away October 27, 2015. She was born in Indianapolis, IN, on February 18, 1932. Moving to Phoenix in 1954, she became a wife to Earl Jeffries and mother to Karen Jeffries. She also was a Girl Scout leader, an avid hiker, a talk show host, a financial advisor, a volunteer for the Phoenix Symphony, a politically involved Republican,...
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Mary Monica Cellino

June 9, 1958 - October 25, 2015

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June R. Ruud

June 2, 1923 - October 23, 2015

June R. Ruud, 92, of Phoenix, Arizona went to join her husband Richard on Oct. 23, 2015, their 61st wedding anniversary. She was born June 2, 1923 to Herman L. and Mabel B. Runsberg in Minneapolis, MN. After moving to Sierra Vista, Arizona in 1970, she made many new friends and was loved by all. She was a superb cook and was extremely talented at crafts of all kinds, with a passion for...
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Goldie M. Davis

July 19, 1933 - October 16, 2015

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Dorothy Lorraine Hurd

October 2, 1938 - October 14, 2015

Dorothy L. Hurd, 77, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away October 15, 2015. She was born on October 2, 1938 in Laramie, Wyoming, to Eric and Alma Hanson. She was married to Gerald M. Hurd on July 21, 1973. She was a teacher for over 20 years. She loved animals, playing bridge and belonged to a craft club. Dorothy leaves behind close friends and nieces. She will be forever loved and missed by...
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John George Lemnitzer

November 21, 1943 - October 12, 2015

John George Lemnitzer was born, November 21, 1943 to Fred and Mary Lemnitzer in New York City, New York He was baptized at St. Peter's Lutheran Church Manhattan, New York City, Confirmed at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Portland Oregon. Ordained and served at First Lutheran Church Tacoma, WA. He also served as pastor at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Missoula MT, Bethel Lutheran Church Los...
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Russell Raymond Yost,

December 8, 1917 - October 11, 2015

Russell Raymond Yost, Jr, 97, of Phoenix died on October 11, 2015. He was born in South Fork, PA on December 8, 1917. He earned his BS in Physics from Haverford College in 1939, and had completed all course requirements for his PhD in Physics at Cal Tech when he was called by the Navy to assist in developing guidance and detection systems for ships and aircraft during WW II. After the war he...
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Eugene William Henning

October 11, 1927 - October 11, 2015

Eugene William Henning our beloved dad, grandfather and great grandfather, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Eugene was born on October 11, 1927 in Concordia, Missouri to parents, Theodore and Esther Henning. Eugene moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1958 where he resided until the time of his death. Eugene worked as a Computer System and Design Engineer for Honeywell....
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William Davis

December 24, 1926 - October 9, 2015

William Morris Davis, 88, native of Phoenix, passed away at home on October 9, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ. Bill was born to Jesse Clarence Davis and Mary Mildred Davis on December 24, 1926. Bill attended Roosevelt and Chandler grammar schools and graduated from Phoenix Union High School in 1944. He served in the US Navy during WWII. He worked at Ray Copper Mine, for American Health Studios and...
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Katherine C. Bunger

January 7, 1916 - October 7, 2015

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James Bennett Davis

July 12, 1947 - October 6, 2015

James Bennett Davis, 68, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away in the arms of his loving wife, Linda, October 6, 2015 following a long illness. He was born on July 12, 1947 in Berkeley, CA. Jim's passions were his family, friends, golfing, and fishing with his father. He loved to barbeque and made a kick-ass ham. He hated coconut but loved Budweiser. Jim was a laid back guy who enjoyed life to the...
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Arthur Sosa

July 26, 1926 - October 4, 2015

Arthur Sosa, 89 of Phoenix, AZ entered the glory of heaven early Sunday morning, October 4, 2015. He was born on July 26, 1926 in Duncan, Oregon. Arthur was a loving and caring father and grandfather. He was also a devoted husband to his wife of 57 years before her passing away. Arthur loved the Lord and made it known he would share the gospel with everyone he met. He is survived by...
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Opal Smitherman Mabe

October 27, 1920 - October 2, 2015

Opal Smitherman Mabe passed away on October 2, 2015 at her home in Phoenix, Arizona after dealing valiantly with a number of illnesses in recent years. She would have turned 95 on October 27. She was born in Winston-Salem to Jether A. and Flora Livengood Smitherman. Her husband, James Dewey Mabe, who died in 2007 was a Stokes County native. For the benefit of a child with asthma, they moved...
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David Irwin Failing

September 12, 1957 - October 2, 2015

David Failing passed away on Friday October 2, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. David was born September 12, 1957 in Springfield, Illinois. He is survived by Cheryl Robbins, brother Doug Failing (Shirley Muir), sister Susan Failing Bergquist (Dan) and Nephew Hugh Bergquist. David is preceded in death by wife Betty Failing, parents James and Nancy Snyder, brother Robert Ramsay, sister in...
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Mary Rachel Lindsey

December 14, 1912 - September 30, 2015

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Louise Jacobson

June 30, 1942 - September 30, 2015

Louise "Janie" Jacobson departed this life on September 30, 2015 to join her beloved husband, Jay, AKA "Babe". She leaves behind her beloved sons, George, John & Jim, who deeply loved and cherished her. She also leaves behind her little dog child, Schnickers AKA "Schnick". She leaves behind many loving family members and dear friends. She was one of 11 children being born to Frederick and...
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Thomas Arthur Murray

November 18, 1947 - September 27, 2015

Thomas Arthur Murray 67, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away September 27th 2015. He was born November 18th 1947 in Estherville, IA and grew up in Bancroft, IA. He is survived by his wife Jeanne Murray (of 46 years) daughter Mary Murray Hunsinger (husband Eric) son, Michael Murray. He was a proud brother of his sisters and brother, Kathy, Pat, Marcia, Monica, Colleen, Sheila and Joe. He was preceded...
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Julianna Caroline Sandoval

October 10, 1964 - September 25, 2015

Juli Sandoval, 50, of Glendale, AZ, passed away September 25, 2015. She was born in Ottumwa, IA, on October 10, 1964. Juli graduated from Linn Mar High School and received a Bachelor of Science Business Management degree from Anthem College. She was married to Ben Sandoval on May 9, 1998. Juli worked as a Customer Project Management Associate for Arizona Public Service. She was a member of...
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Mervin G. Effa

November 13, 1923 - September 25, 2015

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Deanna Carol Tofte

February 16, 1972 - September 24, 2015

Deanna Carol Tofte, 43, of Flint, Texas passed away September 24, 2015 in Troup, TX. Deanna was born February 16, 1972 in Maricopa, Arizona to Jimmy Ray Baker and Delma Jean Ludlow Baker. She is survived by her husband, Damon Tofte of Flint, TX., her parents Jimmy Ray and Delma Jean Baker of Phoenix, AZ.; two children Shanna Marie and Ty Andrew Tofte of Flint, TX.; three sisters, Debbie (Rob)...
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Kenneth Paul Kelly

May 13, 1952 - September 24, 2015

Ken Kelly, 63, of Scottsdale, AZ passed away September 24, 2015. He was born in Avondale, AZ, on May 13, 1952. Ken graduated from the ASU College of Construction. He was married to Dianna Kelly on January 20, 1999. Ken had a career in construction management for Gosnell Development, Hardison/Downey Construction, and most recently was the Director of Facilities for Ewing Irrigation Products. ...
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Anne K. Parfet

December 8, 1931 - September 17, 2015

On the morning of September 17th, 2015, Anne Kempton Parfet (Kinnerup) gracefully passed away in her home surrounded by loving family. She was born in Bessemer, Alabama on December 8, 1931, and moved to Phoenix at the age of 8. Anne graduated from Arizona State University, receiving her undergraduate degree in physical education and her Master's degree in dance. Upon graduation, she taught at...
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Ellen Marie Munson

September 25, 1931 - September 15, 2015

Ellen Marie Munson died peacefully in her home of 60 years, surrounded by family, on September 15, 2015. She was born Ellen Marie Robertson to Ole and Bessie Robertson on September 25, 1931, in Hartford, CT, and was raised on a farm in Plainville, CT. She attended schools in Plainville and Cushing Academy in Massachusetts. She married the love of her life, Bill, and they enjoyed over 60 years...
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Mark Neal Trauscht

February 7, 1951 - September 15, 2015

Mark Trauscht, 64, of Scottsdale, passed away on September 15th. He was born on February 7th, 1951, in Phoenix, AZ to parents Lester and Virginia Trauscht. He graduated from North High School and attended ASU. Mark was fond of golf and flying. He loved his family, and will be greatly missed. Mark was preceded in death by father, Lester and nephew Todd. He is survived by mother Virginia, brother...
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Deanna G. Wyatt

October 9, 1940 - September 14, 2015

Deanna G. Wyatt, 74, went to be with the Lord September 14, 2015. A devoted wife and mother who was predeceased by her son Thomas Wyatt Jr. and survived by her husband of 57 years, Thomas G. Wyatt Sr., four children, Cammie (Jim) Benson, Butch (Elena) Wyatt, Cindy (Jim) Wyatt, Charlie (Rosie) Wyatt, 18 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She loved puzzles, knitting, baking cakes, reading...
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Laura Anne Phillips

December 7, 1951 - September 11, 2015

Laura Anne Phillips, 63, of Phoenix AZ, passed away September 11, 2015. She was born in New Haven, CT, on December 7, 1951. Laura graduated from St. Raphael's Hospital School on Nursing in 1975 and received a BA at ASU in 1983. She was married to Stuart Phillips, MD, on July 9, 1978. Laura had a career in nursing, nurse anesthesia, and nursing administration at St. Raphael's Hosp. ...
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Richard Arthur Weaver

October 23, 1952 - September 8, 2015

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Blanqui B. Flint

April 19, 1931 - September 6, 2015

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S. Kent Conner

January 8, 1920 - September 3, 2015

Dr. S. Kent Conner was born on January 8, 1920 in Lincoln County, West Virginia during a snow storm. The youngest of six children, he graduated from Duval High School in May of 1936. After studying pre-med at West Virginia University, Kent received his MD from the University of Louisville Medical School in February of 1943. Poor health due to rheumatoid arthritis brought him to Phoenix,...
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Nolan Erich Schmoldt

November 17, 1933 - September 1, 2015

No one plans on losing someone so dear and so close to our hearts; that is why we say "unexpectedly". There was no warning that on September 1, 2015 we would unexpectedly lose Nolan Erich Schmoldt. Suddenly, the man known as Fritz by family and friends and as Papa by his six Grandsons left this world. As heartbroken as we are; we can rejoice in his legacy and celebrate the 81 years that...
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James Harvey Guloien

August 6, 1927 - August 30, 2015

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Wallace Joseph Plante

November 26, 1928 - August 29, 2015

Wallace Joseph Plante, 86, of Theodosia, MO, passed away on August 29, 2015 at the Gainesville Healthcare Center. He was born on November 26, 1928 in Providence, RI, the son of William and Mary (Bellavo) Plante. Wally joined the United States Army and served in World War II and the Korean Conflict. On October 7, 1950, he was united in marriage to Norma Jackson in Rhode Island. The couple had...
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Gene Hunter Angle

August 9, 1928 - August 29, 2015

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Betty B. Ball

January 23, 1925 - August 29, 2015

Betty Bernice Seib Ball, 90, passed away peacefully on July 29, 2015 in Paradise Valley, AZ. An Arizona native, she was born in Phoenix on January 23, 1925 to Arizona pioneers Bernard and Leda Seib. She grew up celebrating Thanksgiving in the desert under the Lady at the Alter, which is now known as the Praying Monk on Camelback Mountain. Betty attended North High and Phoenix Community College...
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Dorothy Jan Harelson

October 15, 1937 - August 28, 2015

Dorothy Jan Harelson, born in Jacksonville, IL on Oct. 15, 1937, died Aug. 28, after complications during heart surgery. Jan moved to Arizona when she was 5 years old and spent the rest of her life enjoying family and friends and the beautiful deserts and mountains across the state. Jan graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts degree in education and later earned a...
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James Albin Graves

November 5, 1931 - August 27, 2015

James Graves, "Jim" passed away peacefully in Thunderbird Hospital, where he was surrounded by family and friends, on August 27, 2015 at the age of 83.He is survived by his wife Carol Leone Mallicoat Graves; his children: John Andrew Graves and Judith Anna Graves Stallings; his grandchildren: Amber Raine Barnett Bretsch, Benjamin Abraham Barnett, William Joseph Sorter, Brian James Sorter, Belinda...
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Carolyn A. Ronzo

January 10, 1936 - August 27, 2015

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Karen Frances Malay

March 22, 1948 - August 22, 2015

Karen Frances Barnes, age 67 of The Woodlands, Texas passed away August 22, 2015. Karen was born March 22, 1948 to Venton and Lillian Barnes in Fresno, California. She grew up in Scotia, California, a small lumber company town in Northern California. She spent her days playing and riding her wagon down the hill as a child, then working in her parents Coffee Shop and small grocery store as she...
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Dan Steven Choukalas

July 6, 1957 - August 21, 2015

Danny Choukalas, 58, of Somerville, TN, passed away on August 21, 2015. Danny was born in Phoenix, Arizona on July 6, 1957. Mr. Choukalas will be laid to rest on Friday, August 28 in Phoenix, Arizona. Services will be at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral at 10 am. Danny leaves behind his wife, son, mom, grandkids, sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews.
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Mildred Bernice Bulpitt

April 26, 1926 - August 21, 2015

Mildred B. Bulpitt, Ed.D.April 3, 1926 - Aug. 21, 2015Mildred Bernice Bulpitt, 89, of Phoenix, Ariz., was born in Greenwich, Conn., the daughter of Tom John Bulpitt and Mildred Bernice Bulpitt. Dr. Bulpitt had a lifetime love of education. As a young teenager, she was gifted with a large number of books from the Mallory estate in Greenwich, where her father was superintendent. The gift ignited...
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Brian Evan Lynch

May 26, 1934 - August 19, 2015

Brian was born in La Crosse on May 26th, 1934 to Robert and Gertrude (Hansen) Lynch. His early childhood years were spent in the St Louis, MO area where his father was completing his education as a dentist.Returning to La Crosse, Brian attended Training School - part of the La Crosse State University - from Kindergarten through 9th grade. He then attended Central High School graduating with his...
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Choi Youn Wong

September 17, 1926 - August 14, 2015

Choi Youn Wong, 88, after a brief illness, passed away surrounded by family on August 14, 2015 in Placentia, California.Choi was born in Toisan Village, Canton, China, and immigrated to the United States in 1956 settling in Phoenix, Arizona. She embraced her adopted country by learning the language and culture, and with the family contributed to the growth of the Chinese community in Phoenix...
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Susan Mary Beal

November 22, 1938 - August 14, 2015

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Bernice Alice McFarland

March 16, 1919 - August 12, 2015

Bernice Alice McFarland, 96, died peacefully August 12, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was born in Elkader, IA, March 16, 1919. She married Eugene McFarland September 6, 1947, and they had 3 children. In 1959, they moved to Phoenix to start a new life. Bernice was a mother and homemaker and also enjoyed a long career as a secretary for Maricopa County Community Colleges. She was...
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James Bryan Johnson

September 11, 1959 - August 9, 2015

A Phoenix native born September 11, 1959. He served in the Air Force and was stationed in Germany where he became interested in construction and architecture. Discharged in 1981, he moved back to Phoenix working as a carpenter. His construction career spanned 25 years as a general superintendent on many multi million dollar projects in the valley. He loved music, movies, history and time at...
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Wayne A. Nowak

September 3, 1945 - August 7, 2015

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Harry Christian Jasperson

February 4, 1920 - August 6, 2015

Harry Christian Jasperson was the third of five children born to Danish immigrants Jens and Tina Jasperson. He was born in Sycamore, Oregon, February 4, 1920. The family homesteaded 160 acres of land in Clearwater County, Minnesota. Times were difficult as this was the early years of the Great Depression. The family worked hard to clear the land, plant crops, and build a home. Harry...
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Lucille Mack

May 14, 1950 - August 4, 2015

Mrs. Lucille Mack passed away suddenly on August 4, 2015 in Goodyear, Arizona at the age of 65. She was born and raised in Borger, Texas to Vera Wilson & Luther Brooks Jr. She earned her Associates Degree from Gateway Community College and was a lifelong learner. She had a passion for mathematics, sewing, and singing and an unwavering faith in God. She was an avid sports fan and especially...
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Edwin Lawrence Luke

May 14, 1929 - August 2, 2015

Edwin "Eddie" Lawrence Luke Jr., died peacefully on August 2, 2015.Ed was born May 14, 1929 in Phoenix, Arizona to Irene and Edwin Luke Sr. Ed attended Peoria High School and ASU. Ed was the 1967 National Champion in Sports Racing Car. He was a cattle rancher in Tolleson and a land developer. Ed is survived by his three daughters; Christa Luke, Lizanne Luke, and Nicole Calhoun (Tony) and son,...
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Pat Lou Jackson

October 9, 1927 - July 31, 2015

Patricia Lou "Pat" Jackson, a standout in tennis and golf who won many local, national and international tournaments in both sports, passed away on July 31 from complications of a stroke. She was 87 years old. Pat was born in Amarillo, Texas on October 9, 1927. She got her first set of golf clubs at age 7 and a tennis racket shortly thereafter. Before long, she was snaring practically...
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Audrie Eisenhoffer Baker

February 2, 1937 - July 31, 2015

Audrie E. Baker of Phoenix, AZ, passed away unexpectedly July 31, 2015. A resident of the valley for 56 years, she was born in Mt. Vernon, NY, on February 2, 1937. She married Donald H. Baker on February 5, 1955, and spent her life as a homemaker, chef, seamstress, church and community volunteer and in her later years as a grandmother of 4 and a great grandmother of 14 ranging from newborn to...
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John William Gannon

February 27, 1960 - July 31, 2015

John Gannon, 55, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away from leukemia on July 31, 2015, surrounded by family and friends. John was born February 27, 1960, to Herbert and Sally Gannon in Cleveland, Ohio. John worked at the Tempe Public Library for over 31 years, where his dedication to public service was unequalled, benefitting all its citizens, especially students, with his computer expertise and...
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Marilyn COOPER

July 21, 1937 - July 31, 2015

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Denelle Eve Lara Martinez

March 30, 1978 - July 30, 2015

Denelle Eve Lara Martinez, 37, was taken from us July 30, 2015. She was born March 30, 1978 in Hayward, Ca and moved to Phx, Az in 1985. Denelle Eve Lara Martinez is survived by her husband Brandon, 5 sons, Richie, Angel, Isaiah, Chris, Nick Lomeli and a daughter Izabella Sophia Martinez; a mother Evelyn Lara Ortiz ; a Grandmother Lupe Lara Schnap; 2 sisters, Gloria Ortiz and Teresa Ortiz; 2...
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Hazel Hicks Johnson

July 5, 1924 - July 27, 2015

Hazel Hicks Johnson entered into the Kingdom of Heaven July 27, 2015. She was preceded in death by her son Robert and her love, Harold Dean Withey who passed away May 4, 2015. She was born to John and May Hicks July 5, 1924 at Gila River Indian Community. She lived in San Francisco/Berkley area in her early childhood years, and later went to Escuela Mission Boarding School in Tucson, Arizona. ...
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Virginia Lee Rankhorn

February 13, 1929 - July 26, 2015

Virginia Lee Rankhorn 86, of Payson, AZ passed away July 26, 2015 to join her beloved husband, Thurmond Patrick Rankhorn. Survived by eight children, Donald (Pam) Pedigo, Bruce (Suki) Rankhorn, Shirley, Janice Whitson, David Easter, Jefferey (Leslie) RankhornJonathan (Sarah) Rankhorn, Jessica Rankhorn and Julieanna (Joey) Sowers. She had 18 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.She loved her...
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Gilda Judith Stallone

July 24, 1923 - July 24, 2015

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John Porvaznik

April 18, 1922 - July 20, 2015

John "Papo" Porvaznik, 93, passed away Monday, July 20, 2015 at his home in Phoenix, Arizona, where he was surrounded by his loving family. John was born on April 18th, 1922, in Hope, Pennsylvania and went on to join the US Marine Corp in New York, NY on September 14th, 1942 where he proudly served his country during World War II as a Sharpshooter and Mortar NCO throughout the Central and...
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Thao Thi Nguyen

October 10, 1964 - July 17, 2015

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Kenneth Edward Furthmiller

December 1, 1918 - July 16, 2015

Kenneth Edward Furthmiller, born December 1, 1918 in Fort Wayne, IN, departed on his journey to heaven to join his wife Lucille on July 16, 2015. Ken lived in Phoenix for the past 90 years and worked as a typesetter, printer and eventually a part owner to Ironwood Lithographers where he was in sales. Ken was in the Navy in World War II as a flight instructor. He was active in the Masons and...
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Virginia Bowley

March 30, 1921 - July 12, 2015

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Darla Jean King

February 12, 1944 - July 12, 2015

Darla J. (Murphy) King, 71, passed away on July 12, 2015 in her home in Phoenix, Arizona. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and had served in many capacities. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Reed W. King and their children, Justin R. King (Melynda) and Shaunessi King. The love of her life were her grandchildren, Alyssa, Amanda, Adyson and...
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Loreto L. Valenzuela

October 28, 1921 - July 11, 2015

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Ethel L. King

May 27, 1920 - July 9, 2015

Ethel Lena King, 95, of Phoenix, Arizona, died on July 9, 2015 at her residence in the Terraces of Phoenix. Daughter of Lena Tolke Harty and Frederick Harty, she was born and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon. After graduating from Hillsboro High School in 1938, she attended the Oregon Normal School in Monmouth and later graduated from the University of Utah. She was an elementary school teacher in...
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Freda Amos

January 15, 1943 - July 5, 2015

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Charles Fredrick Davis

July 30, 1946 - July 3, 2015

Charles Fredrick Davis left this world and those he loved on July 3, 2015 at the age of 68 due to pancreatic cancer. He loved his life and those around him but needed to travel on to a new adventure. Chuck was born in Albany, NY on July 30, 1946. He was presided in death by his parents Emma and Richard Davis; his wife Donna Davis, and his brother Clive Davis. He is survived by his wife...
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Theodore Nathan Rozendal

January 25, 1947 - June 28, 2015

Ted Rozendal, 68, of Phoenix, passed away June 28, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. Ted was born in Aberdeen, SD, and is preceded in death by his sister, Jean Rozendal and his brother Keith Rozendal. Ted attended the University of Arizona where he met his wife Tonja Welding Rozendal. He is also survived by his brothers and sisters in law: Fred Forseth, Jean Rozendal, Rob and...
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Robert Carrera Morales

July 5, 1937 - June 27, 2015

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Gary Lee Crosby

March 28, 1955 - June 27, 2015

Gary Lee Crosby, Jr., 60, of Phoenix, Arizona, tragically and unexpectedly passed away on Saturday, June 27, 2015.Per Lee's wishes, no formal services will be held. For those closest to Lee, a private celebration will be held in his honor.Lee was born in Lansing, Michigan on March 28, 1955. Lee graduated from Okemos High School in East Lansing in 1973. Lee went onto Michigan State University...
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Viola Ohaco Anderson

September 1, 1924 - June 26, 2015

Viola Ohaco Anderson passed to eternal life on June 26, 2015 surrounded by her family. An Arizona native, born in Flagstaff Arizona to Basque immigrant parents, Michel and Luisa Ohaco. She spent her childhood in Wickenberg and Northern Arizona on her father's ranch. She was a Kappa Alpha Theta and a star athlete at the University of Arizona and graduated in 1946 with a degree in Education. In...
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MaryAnn Jean Lenz

February 18, 1932 - June 25, 2015

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Violet Mae Rockwell

March 4, 1932 - June 24, 2015

Violet Mae Rockwell, 83, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away June 24, 2015. She was born in Brady's Bend, PA, on March 4, 1932. Violet attended East High School. She was married to Jack Rockwell on September 6, 1953. Violet worked in retail/sales for Korrick's, Broadway and Wards. Family, friends, children, and pets loved her. She enjoyed musical entertainment shows. Her passion was being...
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George B. Young

August 20, 1915 - June 23, 2015

George B. Young Sr. was born in Prescott on August 20th, 1915 and died on June 23rd, 2015 at the age of 99. His wife, Chonita Marie died in July 1999. He was the 7th of 8 children of John Charles Young and Mary Contreras and the last surviving sibling. Both parents died early leaving 7 boys and 1 girl to fend for themselves. As a result, George and his brothers learned to be street-wise and...
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Lien Thi Nguyen

April 7, 1927 - June 22, 2015

Nguyen Thi Lien, 88, of Glendale, Arizona, passed away June 22, 2015. She was born in Dong Nai, Vietnam on April 7, 1927. She had been married to Tran Van Hai since 1948. Lien had a passion for cooking and watching television. She is preceded in death by her husband Tran Van Hai; daughters Tran Ngoc Lang, Tran Thi Ngoc; sons Tran Minh Hoang, Tran Minh Hung; and sister Vo Thi Sang. She is...
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Jessie Faye Parker

January 23, 1942 - June 21, 2015

Jessie Faye Parker 73, of Glendale, AZ., went to be with the Lord, June 20, 2015. She was preceded in death by Clerance "Rusty" Parker and Mary Frances Short; survived by her loving daughter Vicky Marie Miller and her beloved sister Betty (Bud) Kitchens. She loved the Lord, desert wild flowers and watching her humming birds. She will be missed and loved by her family and we all know she is in...
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Fred L. Baker

June 18, 1937 - June 20, 2015

Fred L. Baker, 78, died peacefully Saturday morning, June 20, 2015, in Phoenix with his surviving children by his side. Fred was born on June 18, 1937 in Marion, NC to Jack C. and Allie Baker. After moving frequently around the U.S. as a child, he ended up at St. Mary's High School in Phoenix and spent most of the rest of his life in the Phoenix area. He was a registered Land Surveyor and for...
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Lorraine K. Lyells

April 17, 1926 - June 19, 2015

The morning of June 19, 2015 Lorraine passed away peacefully of natural causes. Lorraine was being visited and cared for by her daughter Barbara, and son Jim, at the Brookdale Assisted Care facility in Scottsdale, Arizona at the time of her passing. Lorraine was 89 years of age. Lorraine Lyells was born Lorraine Katherine Miller in the town of Dresden, Kansas on April 17, 1926. She was the...
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Janice A. Siebold

July 26, 1962 - June 18, 2015

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Martha Jane Youngker

January 27, 1918 - June 10, 2015

Martha "Marty" Jane Welton Youngker was born on January 27, 1918 to Ray and Emma Welton. She passed away on June 10, 2015. She was born and raised on the Welton farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa; the second of six sisters. Her health brought her to Arizona where she worked as a private nurse. It was at the home of a patient where she met B. F. "Bennie" Youngker, who was also a native of Iowa. They...
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Millie L. Rahmatulla

January 22, 1936 - June 10, 2015

Millie L. (Sexton) Rahmatulla was born January 22, 1936 and entered into heaven June 10, 2015. She is the daughter of Charles and Irma Atkerson who preceded her to heaven. Millie is survived by her husband Ismael, her brother Charles, three devoted sons, twelve grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and numerous other friends and family. She was a graduate of Phoenix Union High School and...
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Marvin C. Bates

April 6, 1924 - June 9, 2015

Cecil Marvin Bates was born April 6, 1924 west of Clayton in Union County, New Mexico to Osa and Ben Bates and died June 9, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Marvin helped his mother and father on the farm while attending school in Clayton. After graduation from Clayton High School in May of 1941, Raymond Huff, Superintendent of Clayton Schools, encouraged Marvin to take his test for FBI school in...
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Betty Lou Haldiman

September 22, 1924 - June 8, 2015

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Beverly Jo Rounds

September 25, 1937 - June 7, 2015

Beverly Jo Robinson was born in Phoenix, AZ on September 25, 1937. Her parents, Forrest and Eula Robinson operated dairies in South Phoenix. Beverly grew up in Phoenix, graduated from Phoenix Union High School and was among the first group of veterinary technicians certified in Arizona. Her faith guided her throughout her life including bible camp as a child, holding babies in the nursery...
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Carol Ann Engelhardt

December 24, 1933 - June 5, 2015

Carol Ann Engelhardt, 81, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away June 5, 2015. She was born in Joliet, IL, on December 24, 1933. Carol graduated from Joliet Township H.S. She was married to Leonard O. Engelhardt on March 17, 1951. Carol was proud to be a full time homemaker, making a great home for her husband and 2 children. She had a passion for oil painting. Carol is survived by her daughter Karen...
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Margaret Elizabeth Hanling

November 10, 1916 - June 4, 2015

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Margaret D. Kleindienst

March 3, 1924 - June 3, 2015

On June 3, 2015, Margaret "Marnie" Kleindienst, 91, went to the Lord after a brief but valiant fight against recurrent cancer. Marnie was born on March 3, 1924, in Cleveland Heights, Ohio to Wallace and Lucile Dunbar. Her grandfather emigrated from a small village in Scotland to Cleveland where he founded the Dunbar Construction Company which was carried on by her father. Marnie grew up in...
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Jean Hargrove Bush

November 2, 1927 - May 28, 2015

Jean Bush November 2, 1927 - May 28, 2015Jean Bush passed away on May 28, 2015. Jean was born in Van Nuys, California to Norb and Eloise Hargrove. She attended high school in Van Nuys and was a student at the University of Arizona from 1945 through 1948. She was a member of the Delta Gama Sorority, a Class Officer and a University of Arizona Letter-winner as a member of the 1947-48...
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Ronda Mischelle Jackson

February 10, 1955 - May 27, 2015

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Sandra K. Hume

January 25, 1958 - May 26, 2015

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