Our Obituaries

Gary Dean SHELTON

October 2, 1948 - September 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Douglas Wayne Wieboldt

July 25, 1959 - September 15, 2016

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Frieda Pauline Stielau

February 28, 1920 - September 15, 2016

Frieda Pauline Stielau passed away September 15, 2016 at the age of 96. She was born February 28,1920 in Cleveland, Ohio to parents, John and Pauline Orling. She was preceded in death by her husband Reinhold (Ronnie) Stielau. They were together for 53 years, moving to Phoenix, AZ in the late 1940's. Frieda had an unwavering faith in God; sharing God's word was her real passion. She was a member...
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Daniel Robert DRISCOLL

January 9, 1945 - September 15, 2016

"Did I give enough?" was one of the last things our dad asked during his final hours. Our mom assured him that he had. Together they raised three daughters to be strong, independent and caring. Dad gave his heart and soul to his family, friends and community. Always the optimist, he led our family in fundraising to find a cure for Parkinson's Disease (PD). The world is a better place because...
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James Kropf

June 28, 1929 - September 13, 2016

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Rosalie Gonzalez

September 21, 1942 - September 8, 2016

Rosalie Gonzalez 73 years old loving wife, mother and grandmother will be laid to rest next to her husband Alfredo B Gonzalez. She leaves behind her daughter Elaine Watkins and son Alfred Gonzalez (Danielle), her grandchildren Charlie Watkins (Willis Jordan Richard), Christopher A Gonzalez and Nicholas A Smith. She also leaves behind her brother Ignacio Ruiz and sisters Frieda Diaz and Evelyn...
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Paula R. Kramer

January 13, 1945 - September 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Janice Gail Rheaume

April 5, 1939 - September 4, 2016

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Erlinda Cross

January 15, 1949 - September 2, 2016

Erlinda Sanchez Cross of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully on September 2, 2016. She is survived by her siblings, Tony Sanchez, Esther Sanchez-Lopez, David Sanchez; 3 daughters, Trecia Diaz, Shellee Logan, Zannie Lauterio; and 12 grandkids. Linda was a dedicated R.N. working at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix for her entire 48 year career. Services will be held Monday, September 12, 2016...
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Lucy Bria Dupont

October 4, 1922 - September 1, 2016

Lucy Bria Dupont passed away on September 1, 2016 at the age of 93 in Phoenix, Arizona. Lucy had resided in Phoenix for over 61 years. Lucy was born to Michael and Maria Bria on October 4, 19322 in Turin, Italy. When Lucy was only 53 days old her family brought her to America. They sailed across the Atlantic aboard the Queen Mary. As immigrants they entered the United States through Ellis...
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Von Orlandius Hodge

August 23, 1949 - September 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Delores Mary Jane Lahaie

November 22, 1929 - September 1, 2016

Delores Mary Jane (Do) Lahaie, 86, of Phoenix, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 1, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years Edward F. (Ed) Lahaie, her father and mother, Gjuro and Martha Romcevic and sister Helen, age 7.Delores was born on November 22, 1929 in Gary, Indiana. She graduated from Lew Wallace High School in 1948 and ranked 3rd in her class. She...
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Oscar Bernard Skaggs

August 29, 1930 - August 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Carolyn Elaine George

December 27, 1928 - August 30, 2016

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Rachel Mae COOPER

July 29, 1920 - August 30, 2016

Rachel Mae Cooper, 96, went home to be with the Lord, August 30, 2016 where she will join her beloved husband; Milburn. Born in Tennessee, she moved to Phoenix in 1947. Rachel is survived by her two daughters, Margaret (Richard) Kerr and Aleta (Lloyd) Aycock, four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and relatives. She was a charter member of North Phoenix Baptist Church. Burial will be...
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Jean DILORETO

April 4, 1917 - August 27, 2016

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Wayne Earl Shirlaw

September 23, 1949 - August 25, 2016

Wayne Earl Shirlaw, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away peacefully August 25, 2016 after a long bout with cancer. Wayne was born in North Platte, Nebraska in 1949 and moved with his family to Phoenix in 1962. He graduated from Cortez High School. Wayne became a registered architect in 1985, specializing in writing specifications. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects for several...
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Andrew Kenneth Dolyniuk

August 17, 1927 - August 23, 2016

Andrew K. Dolyniuk of Glendale, AZ went to be with the Lord on August 23, 2016 at the age of 89. Having lost his wife of 62 years in March of this year, he is survived by their four children, James Dolyniuk, Diana Evans, Cheryl Carlan, Jerome Dolyniuk, and ten grandchildren. Andy is preceded in death by seven brothers and two sisters, but leaves behind his beloved sister Anna. Andy was born on...
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Thomas James Rajec

September 22, 1949 - August 22, 2016

Thomas James Rajec66 years oldResiding in Phoenix, Arizona Passed away on 8/22/2016 after suffering from Parkinsons diseaseHe was a Gunsmith and had is own business for 30yrsHe also enjoyed showing his dogs.Tom was preceded in death by his father, James Rajec, his mother Esther and 2 brothers Michael and RobertHe is survived by his wife Audrey Rajec, his brother Bill and his wife Kim and their 2...
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Alexander James Florian

July 11, 1984 - August 19, 2016

Alexander J. Florian passed away August 16, 2016. Born in Phoenix on July 11, 1984. He attended Thunderbird High School. He is survived by his mother, Mary Florian of Phoenix; his siblings Richard, Valerie, Tom and Vincent Florian all from Phoenix; his daughter Atheena Thies, 5 years old, of Colorado Springs; his son Gavin Dodge, 4 months old, of Phoenix; aunt and uncle Pat and Frank Heldt of...
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Monika Elizabeth Philbin

June 2, 1949 - August 19, 2016

Monika Elizabeth (Avram) Philbin, age 67, passed away at her home in Phoenix on Friday, August 19, 2016. She was born on June 2, 1949, in Teltow, Germany, as one of six children to Alexander and Erna (Schmid) Avram. Monika arrived in America with her family in 1956 and lived in Muttontown, New York, until moving to Whiteriver, Arizona in 1974. She and her family lived there until moving to...
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Geraldine N. Gavan

June 24, 1921 - August 15, 2016

Geraldine Natalie "Gerry" Gavan. June 24, 1921-August 15, 2016. Gerry passed away with her family by her side on August 15, 2016. She joins her son Tom Gavan in the presence of the Lord who died one day earlier on August 14, 2016; both succumbed to cancer. She was also predeceased by her brother Robert Sichterman and her great grandson Jonah Anspach. She is survived by her loving...
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John H. M. Brayall

August 25, 1932 - August 15, 2016

John Brayall, age 83, passed away August 15, 2016 at his home in Phoenix. He was born August 25, 1932 in Waterville Maine. He married Thelma May 27, 1979 in Las Vegas Nevada at Chapel of the Fountain. Thelma passed away on March 27 2006.John served in the U.S. Army and retired as Staff Sergeant June 1 1971. John is loved and will be greatly missed by his surviving family and friends.A graveside...
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Paul Henry Barker

December 10, 1985 - August 10, 2016

Paul Henry Barker died August 10, 2016 in Biloxi, MS from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head. He was 30 years old. He is survived by his mother Patricia, father Phil and sister Katie, and cats Baxter and Sully.Paul was born in Phoenix, AZ on December 10, 1985. He received a Bachelor of Science from Grand Canyon University in May 2011 and his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of...
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Terrance G. McGRAW

July 30, 1945 - August 8, 2016

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Richard Paul GAMBER

May 14, 1949 - August 7, 2016

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Ralph M. Gutierrez, Sr.

October 25, 1929 - August 2, 2016

Ralph M. Gutierrez Sr., passed away, August 2, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. Born in 1929, he is preceded in death by his wife Lydia, his Grandson Ralph Gutierrez III, his Mother, Father, and 5 siblings. He is survived by his Daughter; Margaret Trujillo, Son's, Oscar Gutierrez (Guadalupe), Ralph Gutierrez Jr., and Mario J. Gutierrez; 15 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren, and many nephews and...
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Alice G. Scott

August 6, 1926 - August 2, 2016

Alice Gertrude Scott, 89, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, was born August 6th, 1926. She was a sibling to 3 brothers and a sister. Alice passed August 2nd, 2016 just four days before her 90th birthday in the care of Hospice of the Valley at the Gardiner home; specializing in Dementia/Alzheimer's patients. She entered heaven's gates with a warm smile as she took her last...
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Marjorie Ellen Hartnett

September 12, 1921 - July 30, 2016

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Venita Joy Barela

August 27, 1946 - July 23, 2016

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Juan Amador Gomez Ponce

December 30, 1953 - July 22, 2016

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Clarence Edward Shields

February 3, 1936 - July 16, 2016

Clarence "Bud" Shields, age 80, passed away Saturday July 16, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is preceded in death by his parents Ray and Myrtle Shields. He leaves behind his wife of 53 years, Carole Shields; his sister, Lucille; his daughter, Audrey and her husband, Mike; his son Edward and his wife Charlotte; his grandchildren, Ashley and her husband Andrew, Shelby, Jasmine, Daisy and...
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Sue Jean Song

May 29, 1928 - July 16, 2016

Sue Jean Song of Phoenix, AZ, entered heaven on July 16, 2016 at the age of 88, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 29, 1928, in Canton, China to Heung Tsun Tang (father) and Jungwah S. Tang (mother). She immigrated to Phoenix in 1937, attended school in the Phoenix Elementary School District and graduated from Phoenix Union High School in 1947. From a young age, Sue helped to...
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Mable Cooke Pursell Willett

April 17, 1908 - July 15, 2016

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John Ioannou

December 16, 1942 - July 12, 2016

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Mary Joan CHAMBERS

July 20, 1942 - July 12, 2016

Mary Joan (Rickey) Chambers, age 73, died peacefully, on July 12, 2016 in Phoenix Arizona. Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering will be held on July 30, 2016 from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 p.m. at the Conway-Picha Funeral Home in Lyndon Station, Wisconsin. Mary was born to LaVern and Geraldine (Johnson) Rickey in Waukegan, Illinois on July 20, 1942. She met and married her...
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Enty A. PALIVOS

January 10, 1935 - July 11, 2016

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Carol Irene BURRELL

March 12, 1956 - July 11, 2016

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Florence Lillian Johnson

June 4, 1929 - July 8, 2016

Florence Johnson, also known as Flossie to friends and family, passed away on 7/8/16 due to a pulmonary infection. She was born on June 4, 1929 and grew up in Miami, AZ until she moved to Phoenix in 1950 to work for State Compensation Fund where she remained until she retired. She married John Johnson in 1952 after knowing him for only two months. He was the love of her life for 57 years until...
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Ellis Davenport Kane

November 10, 1938 - July 7, 2016

Ellis Davenport Kane, Jr., 77, was born an only child, November 10, 1938, to Ellis and Marguerite Kane, in Detroit, Michigan. He married his high school sweetheart, June, in 1958. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1962, with a degree in Animal Husbandry. He moved his family in 1962 to the Orita Land and Cattle Company in Brawley, California to work as a cowhand. Three years later...
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Otho Boyce Blankenship

April 8, 1925 - July 7, 2016

Otho Boyce Blankenship was born in Pomeroy, Ohio to Frank and Ellen Blankenship on April 8, 1925. He had one older brother, Wayne Blankenship. Otho moved to Phoenix, Arizona at the age of twelve following the death of his father. He attended Washington Elementary School. After graduating from Glendale High School, he enlisted in the Navy. He served as a motor machinist on the U.S.S. Copahee...
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Delphin Paul Higham

April 23, 1928 - July 2, 2016

Delphin Paul, (Del P.) Higham, PhD, age 88, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at his home in Sun City, AZ, peacefully in his sleep. He was the loving and devoted husband to Lorraine (Wilson) Higham, for 48 years, who preceded him in death on August 2, 2009. Born April 23, 1928 in Los Angeles, CA; the son of the late Uriel Leo Higham, Sr. and Arvilla Geneva (Mitchell) Higham. He was also...
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Norma Luella Santistevan

January 30, 1928 - June 30, 2016

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Argirios Pestrivas

June 5, 1932 - June 29, 2016

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Jocelyn Michelle Bautista

September 6, 1995 - June 26, 2016

Jocelyn "Josie" Michelle Bautista was born to Marco and Susan Bautista Wednesday, September 6, 1995 at 1:22 pm. She weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 19 1/2" long. She was greeted the following day by her older brother, Michael, and her first dog Nemo. Josie was always a smiling little girl that loved to play with her big brother, her dog, Polly's dolls and stuffed animals. So much so,...
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Helen Joanne Mills

June 9, 1932 - June 20, 2016

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Catherine Wolz

December 14, 1929 - June 18, 2016

Catherine Wolz, 86Passed away peacefully June 18th, 2016.Born in College Point , New York to Andrew and Margaret Zimmermann.Catherine relocated across country to Prescott Arizona with her husband, Charles and infant son Karl, to successfully run the Mission Lodge for many years before the moved to Phoenix where they resided with their four children. Catherine and Charles owned the Yucca Manor...
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Virginia L. Hafemeyer

February 26, 1933 - June 16, 2016

Virginia Lee Hafemeyer, resident of Phoenix, went to be with the Lord on June 16, 2016. Virginia was born in Newport, Ohio on February 26, 1933 to Thelma (Spencer) and Bill Price. She moved to Phoenix in 1955, and spent the majority of her career as traffic manager for Reynolds Aluminum Company, also having worked as office manager for Olsten's Temporary Services, before retiring from...
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Pauline Kontsiotis

May 30, 1939 - June 14, 2016

Pauline Kontsiotis, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away June 14, 2016 after a long courageous battle with Parkinsons. She is survived by her husband of 54 years; Bill, daughter Katina (Richard) Wood and Sultanna (Chad) Iden; three grandchildren, Alexa, Kiki and James. Pauline was extremely devoted to her church. She worked at American Express in the International Department for 20...
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Sophie C. Saiz

March 9, 1920 - June 13, 2016

Sophie Saiz died peacefully in her home on June 13, 2016 at the age of 96. Sophie was born on March 9, 1920 in St. Johns, Arizona to her parents, David and Amalia Chavez. She married Joe Saiz in 1940 and had three children, who were born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. Sophie was a loving and strong, mother, grandmother (nana), and tia to all. She was an amazing cook whose specialties included...
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Gwen Morgan Sargeant

September 23, 1941 - June 13, 2016

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Lorraine Catherine Frigon

April 14, 1938 - June 8, 2016

Lorraine Catherine Bosch Frigon(April 14, 1938- June 8, 2016)Born: Devil's Lake, North Dakota Passed away: Phoenix, ArizonaThe youngest of five children to Anton Bosch and Agatha Schiff Bosch.Lorraine is survived by: Her husband, Merlyn Delane Frigon and four children, their spouses and grandchildren: Michael Delane Frigon (Roberta Breshears Frigon- Joshua and Caleb), Russell Lee Frigon, Bret...
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Donna Jean Schlink

January 31, 1960 - June 7, 2016

Donna Jean Lockhart Schlink, 56, of Peoria, AZ passed away on June 7, 2016 with her family surrounding her after a brave battle with colon cancer. She was born on January 31, 1960 in Phoenix, AZ, the daughter of Esther and John Liles. She graduated from Carl Hayden High School in 1978. On November 1st, 1985, she married the love of her life, Melvin Schlink. Donna enjoyed taking road trips with...
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Paul LaVerne Cullor

November 5, 1937 - June 6, 2016

Paul LaVerne Cullor, 78, of New River, Arizona passed away unexpectedly on June 6, 2016. Paul was born in Unionville, Missouri on November 5, 1937 to Ruth and Gilbert. Paul and his young family moved to Phoenix in 1958.Paul's employment in Phoenix began at the Coop Dairy, where he had a milk delivery route, then First National Bank of Arizona, where his love of computers began. On to the...
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Esther Lee

March 28, 1920 - June 6, 2016

Esther Lee was born on March 28, 1920, to Lee Jew and Mary Soo Hoo Shee Lee. Esther was the second oldest of ten children, of which two passed away in infancy. She helped the family by cooking and looking after her younger siblings along with working in the family grocery store. In 1930, Esther and older sister, Rose, went to China to get a Chinese education. Later on, the rest of the family...
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George D. GEORGACAKIS

January 29, 1935 - June 6, 2016

George Daniel GeorgacakisBorn on January 29, 1935 in Chicago, IllinoisDied on June 6, 2016 in Scottsdale, ArizonaGeorge is survived by three sisters, Mary Noplos and Effie Watters, both of Scottsdale, AZ, and Georgia Ciavarella of Buffalo Grove, IL, and by 21 nieces and nephews and 45 grand nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Deoneseus (Dan) and Panagota (Pota)...
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Buell L. Lewis

July 8, 1919 - June 3, 2016

Dr. Buell Lewis, 96, passed away on June 3, 2016. Buell was born on July 8, 1919, on his family farm near Calvin, North Dakota. Buell graduated with honors from Valley City North Dakota State University in 1943. He served as a Lt. in the Navy in Europe and the Pacific during World War II. In 1944 he married his college sweetheart, Virginia (Jimmy) George. Upon discharge from the Navy Buell...
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Richard Earl Vincent

January 25, 1942 - May 30, 2016

Richard Earl Vincent, 74, was born in Tucson, Arizona on January 25, 1942. He passed away on May 30, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Richard was raised on the Buenos Aires Ranch near Sasabe, Arizona on the Mexican border. His family moved when he was twelve years old to Tempe, Arizona where he attended Tempe High School and Arizona State University. At ASU, Richard was a proud member of Sigma Alpha...
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D'Avion Quinton Cyprian

February 5, 2001 - May 29, 2016

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Ralph Jay Swenson

July 28, 1925 - May 29, 2016

Ralph Jay Swenson, age 90, passed away May 29, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona. Ralph was born July 28, 1925 in Salt Lake City, Utah, son to Alma Swenson and Laura Gem Gardner. He is preceded by his brother Gardner Swenson and survived by his sister Ariadne Benham. He was married on June 19, 1953 to his beloved wife Shirley (Anderson) Swenson, Salt Lake Temple, who passed on August 5, 2009. Ralph is...
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Dorothy P. DANFORD

January 7, 1925 - May 28, 2016

Dorothy P. (Wesseler) Danford, age 91, of Phoenix was taken home to be with her Lord on May 28, 2016. She was at John C. Lincoln hospital surrounded by her family. Dorothy was born on January 7, 1925 in Lorraine, KS to Walter and Frances Wesseler. She graduated from Lorraine High School in 1943. She attended Sterling College for 2 years and then enrolled in Kansas State University in Manhattan,...
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Helen Althea GARLAND

September 28, 1930 - May 28, 2016

Helen Althea Garland, age 85 passed away on May 28, 2016 in Gilbert, Arizona. She was a born September 28, 1930 to Althea Cooker and Raymond AI Foster in Summerville, Massachusetts. Helen is preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert Garland; step-son Robert Jr. and sons Thomas and Phillip. She is survived by her step-daughter Patricia Brown, son and daughter-in-law James and Sherry, son...
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Polly Ann Sturgill

September 30, 1956 - May 25, 2016

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Fred H. Holmes

September 24, 1942 - May 18, 2016

Fred Howard Holmes, 73 of Phoenix, AZ went to be with the Lord May 18, 2016. Born in Tucson, AZ to Irene Cartwright and Fred Holmes. Preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Cherie and Barbara. Survived by his wife, Suzanne; children, Tamra Spade and Doug Holmes; sisters, Shelli (Matthew) Palacio; brother-in-law, Pete Partridge; sister-in-laws, Peggy Allison, Jan Bertaggia, and Denise...
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Constantine Audeh

April 1, 1963 - May 17, 2016

Our son Constantine passed away on May 17, 2016, and, as he wished, he was cremated. A memorial gathering of colleagues and staff was held on June 3, 2016 at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center, where Constantine was an Internist/Hospitalist. A memorial gathering for friends, family, and colleagues will be held at 2pm on June 11, 2016 at A.L. Moore Grimshaw Mortuary, 710 W Bethany Home Rd, Phoenix...
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Rufus A. Aker

August 29, 1927 - May 17, 2016

Rufus Alexander Aker, "Rufe", 88, peacefully passed away May 17, 2016.Rufe was born on August 29, 1927, in Trousdale, Oklahoma to C.T. "Bill" Aker and Lucille Aker. He was the oldest of three siblings and proud to be a descendant of the Potawatomi Indian tribe. The dust bowl brought the family to Visalia, California where Bill was a cotton farmer and Rufe grew up excelling in sports in school. ...
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Laszlo Varga

January 22, 1945 - May 15, 2016

Laszlo Varga Jr., a beloved father, husband, son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend, passed away peacefully and comfortably on May 15th, 2016 in the presence of his family.Laszlo is preceded in death by his loving wife, Gizella; and his father, Laszlo Sr. He is survived by his son, Stephen; his mother, Elizabeth; his sister, Eva; his brother-in-law, Gabor; his mother-in-law, Maria; his nephew...
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Grace YOUNGKER

September 11, 1924 - May 13, 2016

Grace Anne Youngker, age 91, peacefully passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016. She was born in Des Moines, IA on September 11, 1924 to Ernst and Mary Maguis. Grace married Benjamin F. Youngker, Jr. March 13, 1948 in Carson City, NV. Ben and Grace spent there married years farming and living in the valley of Buckeye, AZ. Grace was an avid outdoors woman, who enjoyed fishing, hunting and shooting...
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Karen Kaye Kimmell

August 30, 1950 - May 11, 2016

Karen Kaye Kimmell passed away peacefully in her Phoenix Arizona home on May 10, 2016. Karen was born on August 30, 1950 in Phoenix, Arizona. Karen is survived by her daughter Tiffany Kimmell, her mother Emily Kimmell, and her sister Georgana Frieh. Karen had a long career in Real Estate and was a licensed Broker. Karen and her father Bill Kimmell opened Kimmell Realty and worked with her father...
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William Charles Collins

February 25, 1932 - May 9, 2016

William Charles Collins, age 84, of Clifton, Illinois and Phoenix, Arizona, died Monday, May 9, 2016 at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born February 25, 1932 in Kankakee, son of Andrew J. and Verna A. Tengdin Collins. Bill married Connie J. Schultz on November 17, 1956 in Kankakee. Bill served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 until 1956, part of which time occurred...
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Robert B. Speakman

March 29, 1934 - May 7, 2016

Robert B. Speakman, 82, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away on May 7, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Leona. Survived by his wife, Sandra; children, Robert (Astrid) Speakman, Julie (Brad) Case, Ron (Candace) Speakman, Michael (Andrea) Speakman, William (Barbara) Cooley, Terri (Bruce) Jones, John Cooley, Cindy (Guy) Ferguson, and Natalie (John) Crocket; brother, Roland (Donna);...
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Perfecto NAVA

April 18, 1927 - May 6, 2016

Perfecto Nava, age 89, of Chihuahua, went to be with the Lord May 6, 2016. He is survived by Lucy Nava, Javier Nava, Carolina Estrada, Luisa Nava, Raymundo Nava, Carlos Nava, and Thomas Nava. He enjoyed listening to music, his family and his kids and grandkids were his highlight. There will be a memorial service at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, May 16, 2016 at A.L. Moore Grimshaw Mortuary, 710 W....
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Iola M. Phillips

November 25, 1924 - May 3, 2016

Iola M. Phillips, 91, a Native of Laveen, AZ passed away May 3rd at her residence with her family by her side. Iola was born in 1924 in Laveen, AZ where she resided her entire life. She was united in marriage to Dan J. Phillips on September 11, 1943 in Phoenix, AZ. He preceded her in death November 11, 1998. They were able to spend 55 happy years together. Iola was a home maker but also was a...
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Alan EFROS

June 4, 1925 - May 2, 2016

Alan Efros died peacefully in his home on May 2, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 90. Alan is survived by his wife Ruby and three sons: Randy (Sue), David (Jackie), and Mark (Kally). He has twelve grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren and all are honored to call him grandpa. He is preceded in death by his brother Elmer Robert Efros and his faithful friend Buddy. Alan was born on...
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Mary L. Harvey

March 7, 1945 - April 29, 2016

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Nancy Mae Shaver

March 1, 1932 - April 28, 2016

Nancy Mae Olin Shaver, 84, passed away on April 28, 2016. She was born in 1932 in Royal Oak, Michigan to Lillian and Aldis Olin. After moving to Arizona in 1946, she soon met the love of her life, Carrell Shaver, who lived next door. They were married almost 64 years. Nancy is survived by her husband, daughters, Sally Malone and Sydney Hawkins (Rob), and son, Stewart (Maria). She is...
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Mary Helen Tovar

July 26, 1923 - April 28, 2016

Tovar, Mary Helen Mary Helen Tovar, age 92, surrounded by family, passed into the loving arms of her Lord on April 28, 2016. Mary Helen was born July 26, 1923 to Fermín and Frances Martinez in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. As a young girl, she attended Lowell Elementary School, was a star softball pitcher and attended Phoenix Union High School, class of 1943. She became a naturalized...
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Joanne Engle

October 10, 1926 - April 27, 2016

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Rees Herman Ragains

December 22, 1929 - April 27, 2016

Rees Herman Ragains died on April 27th after experiencing declining health in recent months. Mr. Ragains was born in Peoria, Arizona on December 22, 1929 and was a lifelong resident of the Phoenix area. He attended Emerson School, Phoenix Union High School and earned an Associate's degree from Phoenix College. He married Leta Beverly Perkins in 1947, who died in 2011. Mr. Ragains served in...
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Merle E. Duke

April 8, 1924 - April 24, 2016

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James Daniel Showers

September 20, 1924 - April 22, 2016

James (Jim) D. Showers passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016. Jim was born September 20, 1924 to Byron J and Naomi Reed Showers. As an Arizona native, Jim was proud of his rich heritage like his great grandmother's homestead in Paradise Valley, his great grandfather's running a street car in Phoenix, his grandparents' mercantile store in Wickenburg, his grandfather's...
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Philip Leon Pittman

January 30, 1924 - April 19, 2016

Philip (Phil) Leon, 92, of Phoenix, AZ., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 19th 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. Phil was born in Indianapolis, Indiana to George and Leliah Pittman on January 30th, 1924. He went to High School at Glenbard West, Glen Ellyn, IL and graduated in 1943. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp after graduation and served his country until the end of WWII as an airplane mechanic....
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Agnes Marie Bice

August 26, 1922 - April 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Avanell Chamberlain

December 3, 1923 - April 19, 2016

Avanell Chamberlain, of Phoenix, passed away in her sleep on April 19, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. Avanell was born to George Franklin Pugh and Pearl Hewitt Pugh on December 3, 1923. Avanell was born in Kidder, MO and graduated from Kidder High School in 1941. She attended Comptometer School in Kansas City, MO and graduated in 1942. Avanell worked at Douglas Aircraft as a riveter and then for the Air...
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David Richard Martin

March 20, 1932 - April 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Johnny Luis Verduzco

November 2, 1948 - April 17, 2016

Johnny L. Verduzco Sr. was called home from this life early in the evening of April 17, 2016. He is survived by Carmen Verduzco, his wife of forty-seven years; his daughters Diana Smyer and her husband Erik, Rosemary Brooks and her husband Daniel, Veronica Estrada and her husband Ryan; and his sons Johnny Verduzco Jr. and his wife Carla, and Augustine and his fiancé Anna. He joins his...
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Christopher James Warchol

January 19, 1988 - April 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Glendene Louise Burton

July 17, 1930 - April 7, 2016

Glendene Louise Burton, age 85, passed away on April 7, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Glen was born in Wayne County Hospital on July 17, 1930 to Glenn William and Marjorie E Burton. She graduated from River Rouge High School in 1948 and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1952. Glen was a people person and was very out going. She liked being around family and friends. Glen loved her...
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William Branch Revels

September 10, 1925 - April 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Tamara Jean WALD

February 11, 1959 - April 5, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Evelyn Olive Drost

March 22, 1922 - April 4, 2016

Evelyn Olive (Snieder) Drost, 94, of North Phoenix went to be with the Lord April 4, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband George Drost and her brother Bernard Snieder. Survived by 6 children, Karen Tabbah, Penny (Don) Yarbrough, Barry (Cheryl) Drost, Dale (Carrie) Drost, Richard (Brenda) Drost and Gigi (David) Frazier; two sisters, Helen Jean (Snieder) Schaap, Vivian (Snieder) Ebbers,...
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Florence F. Puehler

November 25, 1920 - April 2, 2016

Florence Faith Puehler, age 95, passed away peacefully, Saturday, April 2, 2016. She was born, November 25, 1920 in Swanton, Ohio to Peter and Mary (Geiser) Mohr. On October 18, 1952 she married Marion (Henry) Puehler. He predeceased her in death on July 7, 2004. She worked with her husband where they ran an Arco Mini Market in Phoenix, AZ, until they retired. She enjoyed playing table games...
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Joseph B. Giordan

June 4, 1931 - April 2, 2016

Joseph Giordan Jr. (Bud) was born to Joseph Sr. and Alice Giordan on June 4, 1931 in Pittsburgh, PA. He passed away in Phoenix on March 30, 2016. At the age of 15 he moved to Phoenix, along with his family. He graduated from St. Mary's High School in 1949. He developed his love of gardening by working at the Fresh Market Grocery Farm on 7th Street from the age of 17 to 23. He served in the...
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Josephine L. Yeley

September 28, 1920 - April 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Liz R. Kovacevich

November 8, 1947 - March 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Helen Lois Fuller

April 28, 1921 - March 26, 2016

Helen Lois Fuller, born April 28, 1921 went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday night, March 26th. Helen married Reverend Jay Fuller in California in 1937. They moved to Phoenix, Arizona to begin their Ministry at Faith Temple Church in South Phoenix in 1943. They Pastored the church for many years until Reverend Fuller passed away in 1987. Her great love was to work for the Lord Jesus...
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James F. Sullivan

June 9, 1953 - March 26, 2016

James "Jim" Sullivan, 62, Passed away March 26, 2016, at his home, from brain cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents Millie and Roy Sullivan, his brother Tim Sullivan, and brother-in-law Bobby Yates. Jim is survived by his wife Anne, children Connor, Mariah, and Colleen, sisters Patricia Yates and Kathy Sullivan, in-laws, Robert and Verona Dyer, and sister-in-law, Roberta Dyer...
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Kathryn R. Bradshaw

March 11, 1939 - March 26, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of A.L. Moore-Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, Phoenix, AZ.
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Ramona M. Dolyniuk

November 3, 1929 - March 24, 2016

Ramona M. Dolyniuk of Glendale, AZ went to be with the Lord on March 24, 2016 at the age of 86. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Andy Dolyniuk, and their four children: James Dolyniuk, Diana Evans, Cheryl Carlan and Jerome Dolyniuk. While preceded in death by two brothers and a sister, Ramona also leaves behind three sisters, ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Ramona...
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George Pete Grevas

July 10, 1922 - March 22, 2016

George Pete Grevas, beloved husband of Nita Sabos (Babe) Grevas and doting father of his daughter, Gail Grevas, passed away on March 22, 2016, following a long illness and convalescence. Born July 10, 1922, in Madison, Illinois, to the union of Pericles and Nota Grevas, both from Greece, he and his devoted and loving wife, Babe, were married August 27, 1950, in Detroit, MI.Instead of pursuing a...
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