Our Obituaries

Donald Griffith Ray

February 9, 1939 - November 11, 2015

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Estefana Perea Moreno

June 30, 1925 - November 9, 2015

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Peter Anthony Baran

March 12, 1933 - November 8, 2015

Peter Anthony Baran, 82, of Glendale, Arizona, formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2015 after a long illness. Peter was born March 12, 1933. He was the 12th and youngest child of Michalina and Anthony "Tony" Baran, immigrants from Poland. Peter spent his childhood on a farm off Shadeland Road in Conneautville, Pennsylvania. Growing up in the Great Depression was...
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Anna Belle Hargray

September 15, 1926 - November 7, 2015

Dear friends,The best friend I have ever known or will ever know and my wife of thirty seven years went home to be with the Lord on Saturday November 7, 2015. Through an act of Divine Intervention Ann and I crossed each other path and this fortuitous meeting gave rise to an illustrious friendship and subsequently a marriage nearly too good to be true. There was never a cross word in our...
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Vivian Field

July 19, 1915 - November 7, 2015

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Rose Mary Schwent

February 23, 1926 - November 6, 2015

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Gwendolyn SIMS

April 24, 1938 - November 5, 2015

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Carolyn L. Dillon

September 26, 1936 - November 4, 2015

Carolyn Louise Dillon passed away peacefully on the afternoon of November 4th surrounded by her family, after courageous battle with cancer. Nothing made her happier or more proud than her family. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Charles Dillon and their three children: Julie Roe (Terry), Jeff Dillon (Karen), and Jeri Jackson (Robert) six grandchildren: Nick Chryst, Dustin...
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Denise A. O'BRIEN

March 5, 1955 - November 3, 2015

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Darlene Grace Reda

July 20, 1928 - November 3, 2015

Reda, Darlene Grace, 87, longtime resident of Peoria, passed away November 3, 2015, following a brave battle with lung cancer. Born July 20, 1928, Elwood City, PA, to George Hazen and Hazel Wimer Hazen. Married late Dominick Louis Reda October 25, 1947. First of five children, she is preceded by 2 brothers, survived by sister Mary and brother Paul, and five children: Charles (wife Sandie),...
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Carolyn Margaret Enas

January 1, 1967 - October 28, 2015

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Daniel Wayne Smith

February 15, 1939 - October 27, 2015

Daniel Wayne Smith was born February 15, 1939 in Dayton, Kentucky. He was born to Evelyn and August Smith. Daniel passed away October 27, 2015 in Portland, Oregon. He is survived by his wife Carol Smith, children Jeff Smith (Mary) and Tracy Hodge (William), sister Cheryl Rich, Aunt Dorothy Racke, and granddaughters Kaylee Smith, Annika Smith, Lindsay Smith, Justine Hodge, and Larissa Hodge....
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Ray P. Sampson

July 27, 1925 - October 25, 2015

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Joseph J. Rowan

June 26, 1921 - October 24, 2015

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George T. Fryar

July 14, 1934 - October 24, 2015

George Thomas Fryar was born July 14, 1934, in Hammond, Indiana and lived 81 wonderful years before passing away on October 24, 2015 surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Lenore (Lee), with whom he was united in marriage for 41 years. With this union of marriage were 7 daughters, Belinda Mraz, husband Mike, Annette Bishop, husband Fred, Rochelle Baldwin, husband Chris, Becky...
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Patricia Sue Bumbaugh

September 28, 1950 - October 23, 2015

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Carol A. Oding

January 16, 1935 - October 23, 2015

Glendale AZ- Carol A. Oding, a long-time resident of the Glendale area passed quietly away Friday October 23 2015 at her home. Carol was born Jan 16, 1935 in Lansing, Michigan. Moving to the Phoenix area in the early 70's, Carol worked at Greyhound Corporation for many years. Carol was proceeded in death by her father, Frederick T. Oding and her mother Velma (Boone) Oding. She is survived by...
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Arlene Cook Robertson

September 1, 1920 - October 21, 2015

Arlene Cook Robertson, 95, of Sun City, Arizona passed away on the evening of October 21st 2015. She was born September 1st 1920 in Phoenix, AZ to Elvin and Darlie Cook. Arlene grew up on her parents' farm in Peoria, AZ near 83rd Avenue and Olive. Arlene attended Peoria Elementary School and Peoria High School where she graduated in 1938. Then, it was off to Arizona State Teachers College...
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Frederick James Wieser

February 26, 1943 - October 19, 2015

Biography for Gavan (Frederick James) Wieser (February 26, 1943 - October 19, 2015)Gavan (ne' Frederick James) Wieser was born to William Bennett and Rita Mary (Siebold) Wieser, the eldest of five children. He is survived by his wife, Carol Connelly, his stepson, Charles "Chuck" Duff, three brothers, Thomas Richard, Michael Paul, and John William, and a sister Mary Anne (Berens). A well-known...
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LaWanda Janice Cook

November 28, 1931 - October 18, 2015

Jan Cook, 83, passed away October 18, 2015. Janice was born in Kennett, Mo. to Silas and Lorine Lane. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years Frank Cook and grandson Travis Cook. She is survived by sons, Brad Cook and Frank(Carol) Cook; grandchildren, Lani Cook, Ashley(Aron) Carrozza, Tyler(Heather) Cook; great grandchildren, Preston Carrozza and Lily Cook; sister, Patricia...
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Jessie W. Mann

February 10, 1926 - October 17, 2015

J.W. Mann, of Glendale, AZ passed away peacefully at the age of 89. He worked 30 years at Spring City Knitting. He is survived by his daughter Barbara Falci, son in law Joseph Falci, stepson Richard Canez, Ex- son-in-law Tony Gaucin Jr., his granddaughter Tabetha Alexander, grandson in law Darric Alexander, and grandson T.J. Gaucin.Services for J.W. will be held at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary...
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Brenda Joyce Bruce

May 16, 1963 - October 15, 2015

Brenda Joyce Bruce was born May 16, 1963, in Texarkana, Texas. Brenda passed away October 15, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents Christine Moore and Willie Bruce. She is survived by her two sons Lachauncey D. Bruce and Ontario N. Bruce, also her sisters Debra Bruce of Glendale, Az. and Sonja Gallbraith-Montgomery, of Tolleson, Az., and one brother Myron Galbraith...
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Donald G. Poole

September 5, 1933 - October 14, 2015

Donald G. Poole Sr. 82, passed away on October 14, 2015. He was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He moved to Omaha and then to Phoenix in the mid 70's. Don retired from the Army National Guard after 23 years and Southwest Gas after 11 years. He is survived by his wife Jill of 26 years. They had 7 children, 13 grandchildren and 7 great- grandchildren together. A celebration of Don's life will be...
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Berkebile Wright

June 17, 1933 - October 11, 2015

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Louise Johanna Scrivens

November 20, 1933 - October 7, 2015

Scrivens, Louise Johanna (Jo), 81, passed away in Peoria, Az on October 7, 2015 from renal failure after more than 50 years of medical struggles. She passed while under hospice care in her son's home surrounded by five of her children and three of her grand-daughters. Jo was born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 20, 1933 and lived there until relocating to Phoenix, AZ in 1955. She attended...
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Rose Ann Boren

August 13, 1926 - October 4, 2015

Boren, Rose Ann89, of Phoenix, passed away on October 4, 2015. Rose was born on 8/13/26 in Buffalo, NY. Rose's parents and two older sisters immigrated from Germany before her birth. Rose moved to her home in Phoenix in 1965 and lived there happily for 50 years. She was an active parishioner of St. Simon and Jude and was committed to supporting her community. As a Cub and Boy Scout leader,...
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Regina Rubio GOLLETTE

December 7, 1923 - October 3, 2015

Regina Rubio Gollette passed away October 3, 2015 in Redlands, California at age 91. Regina was born December 7, 1923 and lived a long and beautiful life. Visitation will be held Monday October 12, 2015 at 11:00am and Funeral Mass at 11:30am located at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church in Peoria, Arizona. Regina will be laid to rest at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale, Arizona. For...
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Sidney Earl Diamond

September 1, 1932 - October 2, 2015

Mr Sidney Earl Diamond, Sr was born September 1, 1932 in Texarkana, Arkansas. He was a retired United States Air Force Veteran and Civil Service Employee after many years of service.He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Edward T. Diamond, Sr and Carrie Diamond, his beloved wife, Betty J. Diamond, his sisters, Katherine Diamond, Grace Miller, Gladiola Jones and brother Edward T....
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Marilyn Ruth Drumm

July 25, 1933 - October 1, 2015

Marilyn Allbright Drumm Born July 25, 1933Passed October 1, 2015Marilyn lived in Morehouse, MO until 21 years of age when she moved to Glendale, AZ.She was employed at the E.L. Gruber Knitting Co.Marilyn is survived by her husband - Ray Drumm of 54 years; her sister Helen Allbright; a niece Ann Warren and nephew Dale Hedger both whom live in TX.A Great Niece - Cathy Warren/lives in TX and a...
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Richard Roclevitch

July 24, 1928 - October 1, 2015

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Myron Matthew Murray II

January 13, 1976 - September 29, 2015

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Melba Olive Stadler

November 14, 1921 - September 27, 2015

Melba Olive Stadler, 93, an Arizona resident since 1952, went home to be with the Lord on September 27, 2015. Melba graduated from Oconto High School and Milwaukee Vocational School in Wisconsin and studied secretarial training. She was married to Arthur Stadler of Owen, Wisconsin for 66 years. She moved to Wickenburg, Arizona in 1952 with her husband and 3 daughters. They owned and operated Many...
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Frances Mesa Tovar

May 11, 1943 - September 26, 2015

Frances Mesa Tovar was born May 11, 1943 in Glendale, Arizona. She passed away September 26, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her son Raymond. She is survived by her children Mary, Nacho, Victor, Trina, and grandchildren Jesse, Nacho Jr., Nicole, Tommy, Aaron, Nick, Alex, Adriana, Noah, Abel, and Manuel.Services for Frances will be held 2pm, Saturday, October 10, 2015 at...
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Trina Mendez-Schulz

March 16, 1971 - September 26, 2015

Trina Mendez-Schulz was born March 16, 1971 in Prescott, Arizona. She was born to Juan and Gwenith Mendez. Trina passed away September 26, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. She is survived by her daughters Ashley Williams and Kolleen Mendez.Services for Trina will be held October 3, 2015 at 1pm at Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary. 7924 N. 59th Ave Glendale, AZ 85301
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Wanda Eileen Blair

March 31, 1929 - September 26, 2015

Blair, Wanda E. 86, passed away Sept. 24, 2015. A resident of Arizona since 1955, Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Blair. She is survived by her son Gary Blair and daughters; Barbara Penunuri and Donna Karno. Wanda had six grandchildren. "Gamma", as she was affectionately known, enjoyed her life as a homemaker and "rock" of the family. In her later years, she joyously and...
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Martin Stanley Jallo

January 4, 1952 - September 23, 2015

Martin S. Jallo (Marty 1) 63, passed away unexpectedly on September 23 in Glendale, Arizona. He was born in Wilmington, Delaware on January 4, 1952 to Dr. & Mrs. Stanley Jallo.He moved to Arizona with his family in 1964 and graduated from Arcadia High School and the University of Arizona along with Arizona State University with Bachelor of Science Degree.He was a Veteran of the United States...
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Loretta Jean Laperle

February 10, 1928 - September 22, 2015

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Mark Kevin Roberts

March 31, 1965 - September 22, 2015

Mark Kevin Roberts, 50, passed away at his home in Tolleson, on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 after a hard fought battle with cancer.Born in Phoenix on March 31, 1965, Mark was the son of Charles Edward Roberts Jr. and Ellouise (Schneider) Roberts. Mark had a great passion for music and worked for many years in the music industry. He enjoyed traveling, composing music and he was also an avid...
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June Rose Bliese

June 10, 1922 - September 21, 2015

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Bennaneal Monteith Sartain

July 28, 1926 - September 21, 2015

Bennaneal M. Sartain, 89, of Sun City, Arizona was called home to be with her Savior on September 21, 2015. Her son, Perry Sartain, preceded her. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, James Sartain, daughter-in-law Wanda Sartain of New River. She has 5 grandchildren: Jason Sartain of McIntosh, New Mexico; Gary Sartain of San Diego, California; Wendy Ellis of New River; Cindy Downen of Black...
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Jeffrey James Dalrymple

May 1, 1970 - September 20, 2015

Dalrymple Jeffrey J. passed away on September 20th in Phoenix, Arizona after an extended fight with coronary arterydisease. Jeff was born May 1st 1970 in Costa Mesa, California. He is survived by his father Ronald Dalrymple, mother Delphine Romero, wife Michelle Dalrymple, sisters Kaleen Gignac(Dalrymple) and Kimberley Flattery (Dalrymple), brother Russel Dalrymple, stepsister JenniMauney ...
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Charles Leo McEnroe

August 18, 1935 - September 20, 2015

Charles Leo McEnroe was born August 18,1935. He passed away September 20, 2015, at the age of 80. He is survived by his children Jennifer McEnroe,Teresa Porter and Timothy McEnroe, grandchildren Jordan, Brandon, and Tyler, also Roxie the lovey dog.
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LaVerne Alice Weir

April 7, 1932 - September 19, 2015

LaVerne ( Mahan) Weir, an Arizona native, passed away at her home in Glendale, Arizona on Saturday, September 19,2015 at the age of 81. LaVerne was born in Wickenburg, Arizona on April 7, 1934 and raised in Phoenix. She attended Phoenix Union High School and was a long time member of the Church of God located on Fillmore Street in Phoenix. She married the "love of her life" Jimmie E. Weir on...
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Thomas E. CHEEK

December 12, 1933 - September 17, 2015

Thomas E. CheekBorn 12/12/1933Age 81U.S. Navy VeteranDied peacefully at his home in Phoenix, AZ.Formally from Milwaukee, WisconsinSurvived by his brother Harold, nieces and nephews.Preceded in death by his parents, Rev. Joseph and Elmina Cheek, brothers Carlton and Robert, sisters Ruth Ehlert and Marjory Olson.There will be no funeral service at this time, as he requested.
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Sofia Rosales Cantero

September 15, 2015 - September 15, 2015

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Steven Ray Durfee

July 16, 1963 - September 13, 2015

Steven Ray Durfee was born July 16, 1963, in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born to Clifford Durfee and Dianne Harbour. He passed away September 13, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is survived by his mother Dianne Harbour, stepfather Stephen Harbour, daughter Alexis Carpenter, son in law Michael Carpenter and grandson Branden Carpenter.
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Marianne Zachow

July 9, 1924 - September 12, 2015

Marianne Zachow was born 7/9/1924 in Brooklyn NY to Charles and Emily Platt and passed away 9/12/2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. She managed a neurological practice for thirty years in Tucson, Arizona and was active in church and community projects. Besides being a genealogy enthusiast and history buff she loved to travel, teach pinochle and help people. Influential to many young people and a great...
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Raymond Edward Howard

April 27, 1936 - September 11, 2015

Raymond Edward Howard was born April 27, 1936 in South Dakota, to Marion (Phelps) and Clarence Howard. Raymond lived in Iowa, California, and Arizona. Raymond passed away September 11, 2015 in Bloomfield, Iowa. He is survived by his children Karen, Don, Jenny, Wayne, and Shirley, also his eight grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. The services for Raymond will held at 01:00 pm at...
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Janet Mae Shepard

April 3, 1941 - September 10, 2015

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Virginia Ruth Ponsar

November 20, 1914 - September 10, 2015

Virginia Ruth Ponsar was born November 20, 1914 in Plentywood, Montana. She was born to Clara Thorpe. Virginia passed away September 10, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. She is survived by her grandson David Avenaim of Peoria, Arizona.
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Robert Edward Brechbiel

March 8, 1941 - September 10, 2015

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Dolores Tobin Dominguez

June 22, 1931 - September 8, 2015

Dolores "Lola" Tobin DominguezBorn 6-22-31 passed away 9-8-15Dolores was born in Tempe, Arizona and is a descendant of one of the first families to settle in the area in 1870. Her great grandparents, Jose and Manuela Sotelo and their 11 children settled on 160 acres at what is now the southeast corner of Rural Road and University Drive in Tempe. Jose and Manuela were the parents of...
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Tobin Quintin ANDERSON

February 16, 1997 - September 6, 2015

Tobin Quintin Anderson was born in Glendale, AZ on February 16, 1997. He was born a happy boy and loved his family as much as anyone could love their family. Throughout life, though, he struggled with some things and his life was ended far too soon at the age of 18 on September 6, 2015. Tobin loved trucks, football, and the wilderness. He really wanted to go in the military someday and fight...
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Theresa Dearborn

March 10, 1923 - September 6, 2015

Theresa Marie Dearborn passed away September 6, 2015 at the age of 92 in Litchfield, Arizona. Teresa was born in Waterville, Main to Charles and Edith on March 10, 1923. Theresa became a RN in the medical field and moved to Arizona in 2003. Theresa lived a long beautiful life and loved her family dearly. Theresa will never be forgotten and will forever be in our hearts. Memorial service will be...
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Ernest David Downing

February 16, 1932 - September 6, 2015

Ernest David Downing, 83, of Buckeye, Arizona, passed away on September 6, 2015. Ernie, as he was known, was a construction contractor in the Phoenix area since the 1960's. He was born in DeKalb, Missouri, on February 16, 1932, to Rufus and Ruth Downing. Ernie married his wife of 66 years, Norma Jean Brown, on January 3, 1949. In 1951, they moved to Phoenix where he joined the Bricklayers and...
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Mary Edna Walters

May 14, 1944 - September 5, 2015

Mary Walters was born to the union of Asa and Almeta Scott on May 14, 1944. She was the seventh of eight children born to this union. She grew up with her family in Phoenix, Arizona. She attended Dunbar Elementary School. She graduated from Phoenix, Union High School in 1962. Mary got married early to George Mack Dell Walters and they had three beautiful children. Mary was baptized at an early...
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Ann M. Scott

May 25, 1937 - September 2, 2015

Ann M. Scott, of Phoenix, AZ passed away September 2, 2015 at age 78. She leaves behind her husband of 34 years, Charles "Scotty" Scott, her brother John Holland, nieces and nephews and dear friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Hanora and Edward and her brother Bill Holland. Anne Marie will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts. Visitation will be held September 10, 2015 at 6...
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Charles William Wilton

April 27, 1931 - August 29, 2015

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Mary Louise GEIGNER

May 13, 1928 - August 29, 2015

Mary Louise Geigner, of Glendale, AZ passed away August 29, 2015 at age 87. Mary was born May 13, 1928 in Chicago, IL and moved to Arizona in 2013. Mary leaves behind her daughter Linda (Klyde) Nieb, granddaughter Alicia (Zachary) Surovec, three grandsons Andrew, Adam, and Alex. Mary loved food, shopping, swimming and spending time with her family whom she loved with all her heart. Mary had a...
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Phyllis Maxine Crawford

September 10, 1922 - August 28, 2015

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Loretta Jean Leicht

November 15, 1940 - August 28, 2015

Loretta Leicht, 74, of Surprise, Arizona, died on August 28, 2015. She is survived by her devoted husband of 34 years, Alan, three daughters, Cheryl (Bryan), Angela (Miguel), and Crystal (Paul), and her favorite step-son, Alan Jr. She is also survived by her grandkids, Daniela, Trishelle, Marisa, Alexis, Brandon, Austin, Max, and Henry; six great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Charlotte,...
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Mildred Edna Franzmeier

November 23, 1921 - August 27, 2015

Mildred Edna Franzmeier, 93, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, was taken into heavenly glory by her Lord and Savior on August 27, 2015. Mildred (Kosted) was born 11/23/1921 in Fairland Oklahoma to Martin William Kosted and his wife Mabel Martha Kroenke. She became a child of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism on 12/8/1921 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Fairland, OK. ...
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David Allan Christian

December 17, 1996 - August 24, 2015

David Allan Christian "DAC" of Glendale, AZ passed away August 24, 2015 at age 18. He leaves behind his mother Patsy Misner Jones, father Warren Christian, step father William Misner, sister Jenney Jones, girlfriend Desirae Givens, grandma "Nona" Jodel Misner, and many aunts, uncles and numerous cousins. David is preceded in death by his grandpa David B. Misner. David worked at Rollero for many...
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Ruby M. Mooney

February 15, 1928 - August 24, 2015

Ruby Mae Mooney, born Feb 15, 1928 in Groesbeck Texas to George and Henrietta Mooney. As the Matriarch of her large diverse family, everyone knew they could go to Ruby for help and advice. Ruby loved to laugh and had an amazing sense of humor. We all loved to hear her tell stories of her youth, followed by her contagious laugh. Ruby passed away peacefully at home on August 24th, with her family...
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Don Bearl Crawford

August 31, 1942 - August 22, 2015

Don Crawford, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2015 in Prescott, AZ. He was born on August 31, 1942 in Los Angeles, CA to Bearl and Melba Crawford. Don is survived by his loving wife Mary Anne of 52 years; daughter, Regina Perdue and her husband Jeff; daughter, Christie White and her husband Mike; brother Eddie Crawford and his wife Faye; grandson, Jordan Perdue, his wife Jenise and great...
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Guillermo Nunez Montano

June 25, 1926 - August 21, 2015

Montano, Guillermo 89 passed away on August 21, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Amelia; his two sons Bobby (Nancy) and David; his grandchildren Daniel, Sonia, Michael, Carmen, and Bobby; as well as his 13 great grandchildren. William was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He loved to dance and enjoyed Mariachis. Visitation will be held at Chapel of the Chimes 7924 N...
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David Gordon Pullins

August 28, 1938 - August 21, 2015

My Eulogy for my Papa who lost his battle with cancer on August 21st, 2015:It was really hard watching this strong, wonderful man who has always been there for me from my first words, my first steps, who was always there for me night or day, sick or not and loved his family unconditionally, go thru such suffering. I felt so helpless but he was so strong through it.He'd squeeze my hand or pat...
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Roberta Eulene Kosier

November 3, 1920 - August 21, 2015

Kosier, Roberta Eulene 94 of Peoria, AZ, passed away August 21, 2015. Roberta was a Graduate of Glendale High School Class of 1938. She was also a Charter Member of First Southern Baptist Church of Glendale. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl Kosier, her daughter Karen, her parents Calvin Elmer "C.E" and Gladys McDonald, her brother Stanley McDonald and her sister Carolyn...
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Don Enriquez Arteaga

August 25, 1918 - August 20, 2015

Don Enriquez Arteaga, 96, passed from this world on August 21, 2015. Don was born in Chihuahua, Mexico on September 6, 1918. Don resided in Phoenix when he joined the Army and fought in the World War II Central Europe region. From 1943 to 1946 he was assigned to the Armored Medical Battalion. In Paris, France on February 2, 1945 he obtained his U.S. citizenship. At stateside in 1946 he joined...
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Gary C. Schilling

August 11, 1940 - August 19, 2015

Gary Schilling, of Glendale, Arizona passed away August 19, 2015 at age 75. Survived by his wife Bonnie Schilling, married 54 years, three daughters; Debra (Edward) Merkle, Kimberlee (Mark) Stamper, Tamara (Michael) McCleary and two sons; Shaun (Yvonne) Schilling and Dave (Lisa) Schilling. Gary was a "Papa" to 24 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. In addition, he leaves behind two brothers...
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Ray Paul Holt

November 26, 1961 - August 14, 2015

Ray Paul Holt, 53, a native of Arizona, died August 14, 2015 in Sun City West, AZ.Ray was born on November 26, 1961 in Superior AZ. He worked as a Material Handler at Arizona Pipeline. Ray also was a Chef as he loved to cook. He worked at various restaurants over his career such as Olive Garden, JB's, Coco's, Village Inn and a famous steakhouse.Ray is survived by Elberta Holt and...
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Elaine Dorothy Moore

February 28, 1953 - August 14, 2015

Elaine D. Moore (Babe) was born February 28, 1953. She passed away August 14, 2015 at the age of 62. She is survived by a loving husband of 46 years, Robert, daughters Ginnie and Candy, sons Ron and Dwayne, and beloved Yogi Bear. Also, eight grandkids and eight great grandkids. Services pending.In lieu please send donations to the Arizona Respiratory Center of Excellence at the University of...
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Ida Lucille Michelsen

November 8, 1920 - August 14, 2015

Ida Lucille Michelsen, 94, of Glendale, AZ, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2015. Ida was born in Mandan, North Dakota to Wendel and Helen Reisenauer. She married Donavan Michelsen, lived in Washington State and moved to Arizona in 1963. Ida worked in retail (Sears) until retiring in 1985, when she and Donavan started spending their summers in Mormon Lake, Arizona especially enjoying...
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Gladys Katz

May 6, 1917 - August 12, 2015

Gladys B Katz passed away at 5:45 am on 12 August 2015, at Rose Garden 2, Glendale, Arizona. She was 98 years young. She is pre-deceased by her husband Harry "Mac" Katz, her sister Florence O'Conner and her parents Beatrice and Andrew Wyckoff of New York City.She loved animals, good food, music, travel, and friends. She was a resident of Casa Del Sol Resort for 32 Years.She was...
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Mormon Bray III

August 24, 1956 - August 11, 2015

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Leonard Monroe Combs

January 2, 1922 - August 8, 2015

Leonard Monroe Combs, 93, a native of Glendale, Arizona, died August 8, 2015 in Bismarck, ND.Leonard was born on January 2, 1922, in Glendale, Arizona, to James Milton and Martha Estella (Goode) Combs. He was the 5th of 7 children and graduated from the Glendale Union High School. He then worked at the family dairy until the dairy closed in the 1940's. Leonard joined the Army Air Corp on...
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Kyle Jacob Wingo

August 6, 2015 - August 6, 2015

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Victoria Joan Wick

April 17, 1942 - August 6, 2015

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Colin Charles Howard

October 29, 1956 - August 5, 2015

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Donald Virgil Archuleta

December 29, 1961 - August 3, 2015

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Peter Louis Maland

August 13, 1924 - July 30, 2015

Peter Maland was born on August 13, 1924 in Auburn, New York the second child of Italian immigrant parents. He passed away in the comfort of his home on July 30, 2015. Peter lived the American dream. A man with an enormous heart driven by faith, family and charity, he lived by three simple words: "work, save and love." Peter and his first wife Sadie took the first of their grand adventures by...
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Joseph Phillip Schott III

January 13, 1949 - July 30, 2015

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Maria Saenz

April 20, 1931 - July 30, 2015

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Thenia Ruth Fulcher

September 21, 1923 - July 29, 2015

Thenia Ruth Fulcher, longtime Glendale, AZ resident, went gently and peacefully to be with the Lord and reunite with the love of her life, husband Earl, on July 29th, 2015, at the age of 91. Ruth is survived and tremendously loved by her sons Kenneth (Marni) Fulcher, David (Elizabeth) Fulcher, grandchildren Erin (Christopher) Sagadin, Heather (David) Muns, Henry Frawley-Fulcher, Daniel Frawley...
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Lois Gail Howering

September 18, 1922 - July 28, 2015

Lois Gail Howering passed away on July 28, 2015 in Bonita, California. Lois is survived by her daughter Gail Simpson (Tom) and Granddaughter Rebecca Simpson. Arizona over thirty years, during this time she worked as a secretary at Luke Air Force Based. Lois loved flying along with sewing and crocheting.
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Doris Betty DAVIS

December 21, 1928 - July 24, 2015

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The Thi Than

March 12, 1934 - July 24, 2015

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Kandi Lynn Pyle

November 1, 1963 - July 21, 2015

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David O. Laru

May 1, 1948 - July 19, 2015

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Debra Jo Whaite

September 17, 1954 - July 18, 2015

Debra Jo (Debbie) Whaite (60) of Phoenix, AZ passed away July 18, 2015. Debbie was born in Hudson, South Dakota on September 17, 1954 to Donald C. and Elizabeth A. Anderson. She moved with her family to Phoenix in 1968 and attended high school at Alhambra High School where she graduated in 1972. Debbie married her husband, Glenn Christman (Chris) Whaite in 1991. She enjoyed quilting and...
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Blanche Anne Aanerud

July 13, 1928 - July 16, 2015

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Christian Robert Arthur

November 4, 1997 - July 15, 2015

Christian Robert Arthur, 17, loving son, grandson, brother, cousin, uncle and friend, passed away in the early morning hours of July 15th, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Christian was born on November 4th, 1997 and raised in Phoenix, where he was a blessing to everyone with his quick smile, sense of humor and generous heart. Christian was the first to help a friend or neighbor, or even a stranger,...
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Lewis Hunter Smith

June 12, 1936 - July 15, 2015

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Rodney Elwyn Wright

March 6, 1939 - July 14, 2015

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Rodney Elwyn Wright passed away peacefully at his home in Phoenix, Arizona on July 14, 2015 at the age of 76. He was born March 6, 1939 in Hinckley, Utah and was the second son of Rodney Alvin and Wynnie Rose Spendlove Wright.Rodney spent his early years in Santa Monica, California and in Chicago, where his father was employed by Douglas...
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Edward Lawrence Runge

May 26, 1932 - July 12, 2015

passed away with his family by his side on July 12, 2015 at Phoenix Baptist Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. He was a loving husband, father of three children and grandfather of five. Dad was born on May 26, 1932 in Milford, New Jersey in the middle of the Depression. He helped support his family by working on a chicken ranch until he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Boatswain's mate in the Korean...
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Ruth Elizabeth Howard

September 8, 1930 - July 10, 2015

Howard, Ruth Elizabeth, 84, of West Grove, Iowa passed away July 10, 2015 at the Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. She was born September 8, 1930 in Montevallo, Alabama to Henry Edward and Alice Gertrude Pitts Sellers. She married Ralph Lester Ludington in April 1954 in Valparaiso, Indiana. He preceded her in death on October 2, 1994. She later married Raymond Howard in October of 2003 in...
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Joseph Albert Maes

September 17, 1926 - July 10, 2015

Joseph A. Maes, CMSgt, USAF (retired), a WW II veteran, passed in peace on July 10, in Glendale, AZ. Born Sept 17, 1926 in Calcite, CO, he was proud to have been raised in Silverton, CO. He made Phoenix his home upon retiring from the USAF after 30 years of dedicated service. He is survived by Inez Maes, his wife of 30 years, his daughters (from first wife Melba Inez) Allora Coffland (Calvin),...
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Marcella June Schaufele

June 28, 1923 - July 5, 2015

Schaufele, Marcella, (Peggy), J. 92, went to be with her Lord peacefully in her sleep on July 5, 2015. Marcella's visitation will be at 5pm with funeral service held at 6pm on July 13th at Chapel of the Chimes located at 7924 N. 59th Ave in Glendale, Az. Graveside service will be held July 14th at 9am at Resthaven Park Cemetery located at 6450 W. Northern Ave. Marcella was born in Owosso,...
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John R. Miller

April 25, 1919 - July 5, 2015

John R. "Buck" Miller passed away on July 5, 2015. He served and retired from the United States Air Force.He will be placed at Resthaven Park Cemetery with full military honors.
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August 16, 1925 - July 5, 2015

Jack Robert White entered into heaven on July 5, 2015. He was born August 16, 1925 to Andrew and Myrtle White, in Stroud, Oklahoma. He was one of 7 children and grew up on an 80 acre farm near Tahlequah, prior to entering into the Army. Jack served in World War II, in the 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper, military police, and guard to General Ridgeway. After the war, he was employed by...
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