Our Obituaries

Thomas Michael Milligan

February 23, 1949 - June 26, 2016

Thomas Michael Milligan, age 67, passed away June 26, 2016 at his home in Tempe, AZ, surrounded by his family. Mike was preceded in death by his father, Charles Vernon Milligan, and mother, Cleo Nora Stolworthy. He is survived by his son, Derek Michael Milligan; grandsons, Cade and Cameron Milligan; sisters, Patty Chandler, Kathy Crowder (Bill); and brother Doug Milligan (Linda) and many nieces...
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William Hubert Merritt

June 21, 1934 - June 21, 2016

William Hubert Merritt, born in Poughkeepsie New York, June 21, 1934, passed away on his 82nd birthday, June 21, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. Bill is survived by and will forever live in the hearts of his wife, Cathy L. Merritt, of Tempe, and his six children, Bill, Jr., Brad, Keith, Sheara, Corey, and Brian; and eight grandchildren. Services will be held at Lakeshore Mortuary, 1815 S. Dobson Rd., Mesa...
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Phyllis Joanne Courtright

August 6, 1928 - June 13, 2016

Phyllis Joanne Jones Courtright, 87, of Chandler, Arizona passed away on June 13, 2016. She was born in Lima, Ohio on August 6, 1928. Phyllis graduated from Saint Rose High School and received a nursing degree from Saint Rita's School of Nursing in Ohio. On March 1, 1952 she married Morris Courtright. Her career in nursing spanned 43 years and she worked throughout the United States of...
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Gregory Maitland Garding

January 30, 1964 - June 12, 2016

Gregory Maitland Garding, 52, of Mesa, AZ passed Sunday, June 12, 2016. Greg was born January 30, 1964 in Biloxi, MS to Michael Sr & Olga Garding. Greg has always been a true fighter, survivng the many complications often associated with Juvenile Diabetes. His love for life was apparent in all he did, from his passion for working on Cars, computers and electronics, his love for all music...
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Christine Ann Lassalle

October 4, 1938 - June 12, 2016

Christine Ann Lassalle, passed away on June 12, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona.Christine's life will be celebrated by family and friends and her memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Lois Myhre WILLIAMSON

May 22, 1920 - June 8, 2016

Lois M. Williamson, 96 of Tempe, AZ passed away on Wednesday morning, June 8, 2016. Lois was born on May 22, 1920 in Wilkinsburg, PA (Pittsburg) to Milton Louis Pratt and Thelma Lois Pratt (McKaige). Milton was a WWI Army veteran and made his living as a salesman. Thelma was a homemaker. In 1926, Lois was joined by a baby brother, Milton Louis Pratt, Jr. Lois graduated from Wilkinsburg High...
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Debbi Lynn Furlong

August 25, 1951 - June 7, 2016

Debbi Furlong has moved on to her next adventure. She passed away on June 7, 2016. She was born in Nutley, New Jersey, August 25, 1951 to Alvin and Lorena Baxter-Green. She lived in Nutley the first half of her life, and moved to Mesa, AZ with her husband where they raised two children and made many friends. She will be missed by family and friends on both the East and West Coast. She was a...
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Thomas Gerald LUNSFORD

February 8, 1953 - June 5, 2016

Thomas G Lunsford 63, passed away peacefully on Sunday June 5, 2016 in Mesa, AZ, after a short battle with cancer. His military service as an MP in the Army took him to Germany, Korea and the Presidio in San Francisco. He will be returned to his favorite beach in California at a later date. He is survived by his wife Terry, son Shawn and two sisters Diane Ivaldi and Sandra Hoyt along with...
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Dean Jay Spaulding

January 21, 1948 - June 2, 2016

Dean Jay Spaulding passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016 in Gilbert, Arizona.Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary in Mesa, Arizona.A committal service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, June 6th at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 26029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ 85024.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions...
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Lynn Troxel

October 2, 1920 - May 29, 2016

Lynn Troxel, Jr., passed away on May 29, 2016 in Chandler, Arizona.Lynn's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Janice Marie ROBINSON

July 13, 1923 - May 26, 2016

Janice Marie (Schroeder) Robinson (age 92) passed away at home Thursday May 26th, quietly and gently, the same way that she lived her life. She was "surrounded by pretty" (a granddaughter's expression) - flowers, family and classical music. Born in 1923 in Ft. Madison Iowa, to Gertrude and J. Robert Schroeder, she was the second of five children. She attended Marycrest College but left early...
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James Preston Carico

January 7, 1933 - May 17, 2016

James Preston Carico, passed away on May 17, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona.James's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Jean A. Chapman

June 19, 1931 - May 14, 2016

Jean A. Chapman, passed away on May 14, 2016 in Chandler, Arizona.Jean's life will be celebrated by family and friends and her memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Franklin Wayne LaFave

October 27, 1946 - May 12, 2016

Franklin Wayne LaFave, Jr., passed away on May 12, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona.Franklin's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Douglas Monroe Blakely

June 25, 1934 - May 11, 2016

Douglas M. Blakely, 81, of Tempe passed away on April 11, 2016. He was born on June 25, 1934, the oldest son of Monroe and Dorothy Blakely. Doug served in the Air Force from 1954 to 1958 and upon being discharged worked for his father at Blakely Oil Company. He eventually became a civilian helicopter pilot and flew for three years in Nepal. Doug also flew throughout the southwest and Alaska. He...
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Donna Joyce Storto

November 2, 1930 - April 23, 2016

Donna Joyce Storto (Ellis) 85, passed away peacefully in her sleep on April 23, 2016 at Hospice of the Valley, Friendship Village in Tempe, Arizona. Donna was born November 2, 1930 to Earl and Pearl (Young) Ellis of Armington, Illinois. After raising her family in Scottsdale, Donna received her education degree from ASU and taught geography at Carson JH in Mesa for 13 years. She is proceeded in...
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Claudia Rene Choquette

March 8, 1958 - April 21, 2016

Claudia Rene Choquette, passed away on April 21, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona.Claudia's life will be celebrated by family and friends and her memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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John Gregory Hansen

February 19, 1955 - April 18, 2016

John G. Hansen, passed away on April 18, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona.John's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Leon Francis Vitort

May 26, 1928 - April 16, 2016

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Randan Martinez Galvan

September 25, 1934 - April 13, 2016

Randan "Randy" M. Galvan, passed away on April 13, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona.Randy's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Samuel David Parks

June 7, 1939 - April 11, 2016

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Joseph Anthony Demyan

January 6, 1994 - April 5, 2016

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Mary Kubek DeNorcy

September 10, 1932 - April 5, 2016

Mary "Betty" Kubek DeNorcy, born September 10, 1932, crossed over to join her husband Edward DeNorcy, Sr., in heaven on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Her daughters, Danita Fanning (married to Brian Fanning) and Patricia Bustamante (married to Manny Bustamante) were by her side when she passed peacefully. Her sons, Edward "Buster" DeNorcy, Jr. with his wife Cindy, of Central City PA, and Stephen...
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Donna Rae Corona

November 28, 1962 - April 2, 2016

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David Arthur Kaiser

October 24, 1960 - April 1, 2016

David Arthur Kaiser, passed away on April 1, 2016.David's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Jerald Wayne Mangis

March 20, 1945 - March 31, 2016

Jerald Wayne (Bubba) Mangis, passed away on March 31, 2016. Jerry was born in Evansville, IN on March 20, 1945 to Warner C and Mary W Mangis. He spent the majority of his career as a gauge design engineer for Honeywell and more recently as owner of Mangis Design Engineering. He retired from this field in March 2011. A normally quiet man, Jerry was known for his sense of humor and "repeat...
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Mary Janice Dunn

October 23, 1923 - March 29, 2016

Mary "Janice" Dunn (ne: Parks), age 92, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016. She was born October 23, 1923 in Columbus, Ohio and graduated from Miami of Ohio, and worked as a Social Worker in north central California until she met and married the love of her life, John Dunn, who predeceased her in 2004. She is survived by her daughter, Sarah Dunn. A Celebration of Life will be held...
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Michael Francis Magnan

August 22, 1946 - March 29, 2016

Michael Francis Magnan, 69, of Mesa, passed away suddenly March 29, 2016. Mike was born in Chicago, IL, to Frank & Rita (Egan) Magnan. The family moved to Phoenix in 1951. He attended St. Gregory's Elementary School, graduated from St. Anthony's Seminary (high school) in Santa Barbara, CA, and later received a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from ASU. Mike was married to the love of his life...
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Karim Rahshad Harrison

February 28, 1978 - March 27, 2016

Karim Rashad Harrison was born on February 28, 1978 at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, England, where his parents, Ralph and Sandra Harrison were serving in the United States Air Force at RAF Upper Heyford. Karim was the only child of this union but is survived by an older sister Roxanne and an older brother Michael (both fathered by Ralph in a previous marriage.)As a toddler, Karim was seen...
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Mary Lou Gammill

May 26, 1939 - March 26, 2016

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Jean Ethel Thomas

April 28, 1918 - March 26, 2016

Jean Ethel Thomas, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona.Jean's life will be celebrated by family and friends and her memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Hazel Mae Monroe

February 3, 1917 - March 25, 2016

Hazel Mae Monroe passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016 in Tempe, Arizona. Hazel was born February 3, 1917 in Tora, MO to Evertt and Hattie Evans. Hazel was married to James Monroe for 47 years until his passing in 1995, and raised three children. Hazel was a Sunday School Teacher and worked many years as a Hotel Controller and worked for the Chamber of Commerce in Fort Madison, IA. She was...
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Marian L. Carson

August 17, 1935 - March 22, 2016

Marian L. (Van Meter) Carson went home peacefully to be with the Lord on March 22, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Marian was born on August 17, 1935 in Thayer, Kansas, and grew up in a hard working farm family. After graduating from Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia, she taught elementary school in Jefferson County, Colorado for several years. While earning her master's degree...
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Philip F. Hubbert

July 31, 1945 - March 22, 2016

Philip F. Hubbert; age 70, passed peacefully, March 22, 2016, after a long illness. Born in Hinsdale, IL he was predeceased by his parents Douglas and Lucile Capps Hubbert and both brothers, Douglas and Gregory. Phil is survived by his wife Susan (Sonja), two sisters Beverly (Doug) Barnes and Elaine (James) Leinart, three children, Lucie Cripe, Sarah (Rob) Bryan and US Army Majors Patrick ...
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William Thomas LUCAS

January 22, 1939 - March 22, 2016

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Robert L. Humpal

January 23, 1953 - March 21, 2016

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Billie Jean Sanders

August 17, 1930 - March 16, 2016

Billie Jean Sanders, known to her friends and family as Nana, passed away March 16, 2016, due primarily to the simple passing of the years. She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Ann Sanders, her son, Gary Edward Sanders, and her brother Donald Howard; together with her grandchildren Jenna, Ryan and Kayla, great-granddaughter Brooke, and assorted in-laws. Billie was preceded in death by her...
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Stanley Peter ZAJAC

November 27, 1930 - March 15, 2016

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Marjorie Della HARLOW

June 19, 1922 - March 12, 2016

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Richard Anthony Gerome

February 28, 1952 - March 7, 2016

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Tony E. Murrieta

August 28, 1920 - March 4, 2016

Tony E. Murrieta, 95 passed Friday March 4, 2016 in Mesa, AZ. Beloved husband of the late Angelita Murrieta, loving father of Deanna, Tony, Angelita and the late Carlos. Devoted grandfather to 10 grandchildren, 22 great grandkids and 1 great, great grandchild. Survived by 3 sisters Julia, Carmen and Jesse and 2 brothers Billy and Tom. Viewing services are to be held on Tuesday, March 08, 2016 at...
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Eunice Elaine Gardner

November 11, 1927 - March 2, 2016

Tempe, AZ-Eunice Elaine Gardner, an 18 year resident of Arizona died Wednesday the 2nd of March at Friendship Village Healthcare Center.Born on Veterans Day in 1927 in Willard, Ohio, to William Darrell and Hazel Mae (Stotts) Hurst, Eunice became a Registered Nurse at Fairview General Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio under the United States Cadet Nurse Corps, a program established during World War II...
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Barbara G. PHELAN

March 6, 1930 - February 29, 2016

Barbara G. Phelan, 85, passed away February 29, 2016 in Chandler, AZ. Born March 6, 1930, in Brooklyn, NY, she attended Flushing High School and modeled as a young woman. Barbara moved to Arizona in the late 1940's, eventually working for 25 years as Receptionist at Associated Students of Arizona State University. Barbara was preceded in death by her beloved mother Helen R. Garvey. She is...
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Rachel Porter

November 18, 1921 - February 21, 2016

Rachel C. Porter, 94, of Mesa, AZ, beloved Mother and Grandmother, passed away February 21, 2016 after a short illness. She was born to Arlo and Marie Cobb on November 18, 1921 in Allerton, Iowa. She married Dyrl B. Porter in 1939. They lived in Des Moines, Iowa until 1964 and then moved to Arizona. She worked for United Dairymen of AZ for 24 years before retiring. She then became a volunteer at...
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Raymond William Serba

July 9, 1941 - February 20, 2016

Raymond W. Serba of Cottonwood, AZ died Saturday, February 20, 2016.Ray is survived by Suellen Church, spouse of Cottonwood, AZ, children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, and nephews.A Celebration of Life will take place Friday, March 11, 2016 from 2-5pm tribute at 3pm at Mountain View United Methodist Church Social Hall, 901 S. 12th Street, Cottonwood, AZ.Please consider a contribution to The...
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John Richard Elliott

May 9, 1925 - February 19, 2016

John Richard Elliott, passed away on February 19, 2016 in Tempe, Arizona.John's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Dennis Ray Hunt

February 25, 1947 - February 17, 2016

Dennis Ray Hunt (Coach) passed away on February 17, 2016 in Arizona. Born in California, but called Arizona home, Dennis was an adored husband, loving father, and grandpa. Dennis coached youth sports and volunteered for AZ Disabled Sports. Dennis attended NAU and was a proud member of the Sigma Pi fraternity. He served as a Parole Officer with Dept.of Corrections for 30 years. A dedicated Red Sox...
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Fay Jenette BRANDT

February 5, 1928 - February 17, 2016

Fay Jeanette Brandt, 88, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2016 in Apache Junction, AZ under the caring and loving hands of those from Infinity Hospice. She was an extremely devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She touched many lives with her presence and was loved by anyone who came into her life. Fay was a very loved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Fay is...
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Larry Stuart Benson

October 31, 1948 - February 15, 2016

Larry Stuart Benson, passed away on February 15, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona .Larry's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Joseph Francis McCarthy

June 16, 1955 - February 14, 2016

Joseph Francis McCarthy III of Chandler, AZ passed away on February 14, 2016. He was 60 years old and lost a very courageous battle to cancer that he fought for 5 1/2 years.Joe was born in Compton, CA , June 16, 1955, to Joseph McCarthy Jr. and Winnie Stone McCarthy. The only son, he was the youngest of five children. He grew up in Lynwood, CA, and attended St. Emydius Catholic School, St....
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Daniel Stephen Haider

April 7, 1943 - February 14, 2016

Daniel Stephen Haider was born in St. Paul Minnesota on April 7th 1943 to Dorothy and Stephen Haider. Dan was preceded in death by his parents and sister Patricia. Dan lived in St. Paul all of his life. He played several sports, but was most known as a great softball player. he worked at 3M for 35 years. Once he retired he spent his winters in Arizona and Summers in Minnesota. Dan really...
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Dean Louise Hornyak

September 25, 1966 - February 13, 2016

Dean Louise Hornyak, passed away on February 13, 2016 in Gilbert, Arizona.Dean's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639
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Ernest John Edwin Gourlie

April 14, 1922 - February 13, 2016

Ernest John Edwin Gourlie, a war hero, seaman in the Navy from D-day, the beaches of Normandy on a Destroyer ship in the Korean War, and an Army man in the Vietnam War. Beloved husband, and father, passed away on February 13, 2016 at Friendship Village. He will be remembered forever in our hearts for his heroism and bravery to step above and beyond his duties to his country and fellowman. Born in...
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Neal Franklin Green

August 14, 1952 - February 12, 2016

Neal Franklin Green passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Neal was born to Harold D. Green and Geraldine M. Green (Evitts) on August 14, 1952 in Riverside, California. He is survived by his mother, brother, sister and her family, uncle, and beloved cat. Services will be held at Lakeshore Mortuary at 1815 S. Dobson Rd., Mesa, 85202 at 11 am on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, Reception to...
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Edward Bruce Shaw

May 25, 1931 - February 12, 2016

Shaw, Edward "Ed" Bruce, 84, of Chandler, AZ passed away on February 12, 2016. He was born on May 25, 1931 in Brooklyn, NY. He is predeceased by his wife of 52 years Gloria and he is survived by his daughter Vivian Shaw of Fort Lee, NJ, his son Russell Shaw and daughter-in-law Lesley Hill, both of London, England and his five grandchildren Jason, Matthew, Christopher, Stacy and Daniel....
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Anna Maria Pena

April 17, 1930 - February 12, 2016

Anna Maria Pena, passed away on February 12, 2016, 2012 in Chandler, Arizona.Anna Maria's life will be celebrated by family and friends and her memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Stewart William VANHOOSEAR

June 7, 1944 - February 11, 2016

Dr. Stewart W. Van Hoosear, 71, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2016. Born June 7, 1944 in Oakland, California, Dr. Van Hoosear was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marlene Rose (Sloss) Van Hoosear. He is survived by his daughter Noel Cesena (Robert), grandchildren Tyler, Gabby and Hayden, as well as his brother Allen Van Hoosear. He was a long time resident of Mesa, AZ, and a...
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Alice Sarah Wolf

September 25, 1918 - February 8, 2016

Alice S. Wolf, born to Peter M. Karp and Elizabeth Karp on 9/25/1918 in Minot, ND.Alice was raised in the Epping, ND area and graduated from Epping High School in 1937.Graduated from Minot State Teachers College in 1940 with a two year degree and taught in a rural school near Epping-Williston, ND.Alice married Anton (Tony) Joseph Wolf, Oct. 1940 at St. Leo's Catholic Church in Minot, ND. ...
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Mary Kathryn Holloway

May 25, 1920 - February 7, 2016

Mary Katheryn Swartz Holloway 95, of Greer, SC passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 7, 2016. Mary was born on May 25, 1920 at in Phoenix, AZ to Thomas V and Gladys Ensley Swartz. She moved to Tucson with her parents and brother, William Swartz. She graduated from Tucson High School in 1938, and attended University of Arizona. Mary was married for 46 years to Joe B Holloway, Sr. ...
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LaRee Lewis

January 3, 1926 - February 7, 2016


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Lee Leland Risinger

June 16, 1933 - January 31, 2016

Marvin Leland "Lee" Risinger, known in his professional music career as Lee Randall,entered into eternal rest on January 31, 2016 in Mesa, Az. Lee was born in Urbana, Illinois on June 16, 1933 to Bill and Joy (Ivey) Risinger. He served in the Navy and was honorably discharged. He used his GI Bill to further his education in electronics and worked many years for ITT Courier and Alcatel...
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Kenneth Hamilton

September 16, 1940 - January 30, 2016

Kenneth Hamilton, age 75, passed away at his residence in Mesa, AZ on January 30, 2016 with his family at his side. He was born in Leslie County, KY on September 16, 1940 to parents Dan and Oma (DeHart) Hamilton. He was a beloved husband, Father and grandfather to his family. He graduated from Monroe High School in 1959 and was a proud Veteran of the United States Marines. He retired from the...
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Nancy Lee McFadden

May 8, 1950 - January 29, 2016

Nancy Lee McFadden RN, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2016 in Apache Junction, Arizona.Nancy was diagnosed with this form of cancer four years ago, and fought bravely against the disease until succumbing to the growth of tumors on her spine and upper body.Originally from Hartville, Ohio, she spent much of her adult life in central Arizona, principally Mesa. In 1978 she graduated as an RN from...
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Ellen Lavern Bannister

August 16, 1923 - January 24, 2016

Ellen Laverne Gray was born on August 16, 1923, in Worth County, Georgia, to Doss Gray and Nancy Mabry. Her early life in Georgia was fruitful, rewarding and humorous since she was one of thirteen siblings. She knew Christ at an early age and sang faithfully in her church. She went on to graduate from Tift County Industrial High School in 1940. Shortly thereafter, she moved to Philadelphia where...
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Michael Guinoo SALINEL

February 25, 1966 - January 23, 2016


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William Phillip Foster

January 15, 1947 - January 15, 2016

William Phillip Foster, Colonel, Retired US Army, age 69, of Mesa, AZ, passed away on January 15, 2016. He was born in Cleveland, OH, to Granville James Foster II and Edna (Bumiller) Foster on January 15, 1947. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Political Science (Class of 1970-Gig 'Em Aggies!) He received his commission as a 2nd Lieutenant from General William Westmoreland...
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Smith Gilroy Graham

March 24, 1929 - January 12, 2016

Smith Gilroy Graham, passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary in Mesa, Arizona.Smith's visitation will be held on Saturday, January 16 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Lakeshore Mortuary.The funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 16 at Lakeshore Mortuary.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa,...
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Ethel Sarah Gibeault

August 30, 1926 - January 8, 2016

Ethel Sarah Gibeault, age 89 passed away Friday, January 08, 2016 in Chandler, Arizona. Ethel was born on August 30, 1926 to parents Russell and Lillian Hisey in Ross Creek, Alberta, Canada. Service for Ethel will be held at a later date to be announced. Her life will always be remember by her family and friends. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary in Mesa, Arizona....
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Pauline Simotti

March 28, 1931 - January 7, 2016

Pauline Jean (Russell) Simotti, 84, passed away into heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 7, 2016. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Pauline met the love of her life, Genesio Simotti at Michigan State University where she was in the first class of women allowed to graduate with a degree in Police Administration. After marriage, they settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin until moving...
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Anne Fairholme

September 11, 1946 - January 7, 2016

Anne Fairholme passed away on Thursday January 7 after a year long battle with lung cancer. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends. Anne was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England on September 11, 1946 to Robert and Sylvia Parsons (nee Bailey). At the age of 4 her parents moved to Huddersfield where she spent the rest of her childhood. She became a lover of all things...
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Matthew Regis Moran

November 25, 1932 - December 30, 2015

Matthew Regis Moran, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona.Matthew's life will be celebrated by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary, Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480) 838-5639.
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Maverine Blundell

July 24, 1934 - December 21, 2015

Maverine Blundell, 81 of San Tan Valley, Arizona, passed away December 21, 2015 at the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in Gilbert, Arizona. She was born July 24, 1934 in Benson, North Carolina to Malcom and Sarah Rosey Turnage. She was preceded in death by her parents. Maverine loved to cook and enjoyed large family gatherings. She held several odd jobs, but her pride and joy was her last, as a...
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Juan T. Flores

June 5, 1932 - December 19, 2015

Juan T. Flores passed away on December 19, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona.His family will celebrate his life on Monday, December 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Lakeshore Mortuary, 1815 S. Dobson Road, Mesa, Arizona 85202.If you have any questions please contact:Lakeshore Mortuary1815 S. Dobson RoadMesa, AZ 85202480-838-5639
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Nancy Weber Conrad

March 24, 1941 - December 10, 2015

Nancy Weber Conrad of Tempe, Arizona, passed away under the care of hospice with her niece, Brenda Hubbell, by her side on December 10, 2015. Nancy was born March 24, 1941, in Ypsilanti, Michigan, and lived there for 34 years. She attended Roosevelt High School in Ypsilanti, MI, attended University of Michigan, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Eastern...
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Shirley Mae SEWARD

July 26, 1946 - December 5, 2015

Mrs. Shirley Mae Seward, of Chandler, Arizona, formerly of Urbana, Illinois, departed this life for eternity with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in the early morning of Saturday, December 5, 2015. She was born July 26, 1946, the first born to Albert Lee and Mae Ella Peat. She married the love of her life, Wilford Nathaniel Seward Sr., on November 27, 1964. He preceded her in death on April 19...
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Kenneth Raymond MERRILL

December 10, 1930 - December 5, 2015


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Gary Sherman Williams

March 1, 1942 - December 4, 2015

Gary S. Williams, of Mesa, AZ, passed away in his home on Friday, December 04, 2015. A Navy and Vietnam Veteran, he was born to James and Genevieve Williams on March 01, 1942. Gary is survived by a daughter, Colette (Shawn) Draper, sons Gerry (Traci) and Glynnon; brothers Gordon, James and Curtis; granddaughters Ayren and Sophia, and grandsons Nicholas and Gerry Jr. A wake will be held at...
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Floyd Willis PROPP

September 17, 1920 - November 28, 2015

Willis passed away peacefully at the age of 95 on November 28, 2015, with family at his side.Willis was born the 2nd of 4 boys to Willie & Ida Propp, of Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada, September 17, 1920. Willis's formative years were spent on the family farm and going to school in Stony Plain.He spent several years after high school at his family lumber camp, Propp Brothers Sawmill, where he...
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Dolores Mary GREGG

March 22, 1929 - November 27, 2015


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Yvonne J. WILTON

January 21, 1921 - November 25, 2015

Yvonne J. Wilton, age 94, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 in Phoenix, AZ.Yvonne's Life will be celebrated by family and friends and her memory will always live on.Arrangements are under the direction of LOCATION Lakeshore Mortuary in Mesa, AZ. Lakeshore Mortuary1815 S. Dobson Rd. Mesa, AZ 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call 480-838-5639
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Frank N. Sipes

August 20, 1930 - November 16, 2015

Frank N. Sipes, age 85 of Sun Lakes passed away November 16, 2015 at Hospice of the Valley. Born in Beardstown, IL, son of Norman & Margene Sipes. He grew up in Bloomington, IL. He was a veteran of the USNavy (Korean War). He married Phyllis Ambrose July 2, 1954 in Bloomington. He was a 30 yr letter carrier for the US Postal Service in Bloomington. The couple moved to Arizona, and he...
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Selma Anderson

May 18, 1943 - November 15, 2015

Selma Anderson passed away on November 15, 2015 in Mesa, AZ. Selma was born May 18, 1943 in Meridian, MS to James and Marilyn (Wright) Pruitt. Selma is survived by her children: Ronald Macon, Alim Mujaahid, LaTanya Marshall, Kandra Yarber, Charmaine Anderson, Vincent Anderson and Barbara Jenkins; her sister Sarah Cooper along with many beloved family members.Celebration of Life Service will be...
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Carolyn Henshaw CHARD

July 13, 1946 - November 15, 2015

Carolyn Chard, age 69, passed away on Sun, Nov 15, 2015 in Mesa, AZ. Carolyn was born in Bisbee, AZ to her parents, Lawrence and Donna Gay Chard. After graduating from West High School in Phoenix, she attended the University of Redlands. She spent a semester in Mexico City and earned a BA in Spanish. Later, she earned a Master of Science from Arizona State University. Carolyn loved life and...
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Gladys Margret Hendershott

June 27, 1921 - November 15, 2015

Gladys Margret Hendershott, 94, died in Phoenix November 15, 2015. She was born in Moorhead, MN, living in Phoenix and Tempe over 70 years. Gladys is predeceased by her husband Hayder Hendershott and their two sons, Richard and James Hendershott. Also predeceased by brothers Earl and Maurice Martin, she is survived by her brother Wayne Martin, sister-in-law Shirley Martin, daughter Mary...
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Lourdes Imelda ARREDONDO

December 17, 1953 - November 10, 2015

Lourdes Arredondo, age 61, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona.A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 5:00pm at The Calvary Chapel of Queen Creek. 19248 E. San Tan Blvd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary in Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary1815 S. Dobson Rd. Mesa, AZ 85202If you have any questions or...
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Daniel Patrick FLANIGAN

June 14, 1954 - November 8, 2015

Daniel Patrick Flanigan, 61 of chandler, AZ, passed away on November 08, 2015. Services will be held Friday, November 13, 2015 at The church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2955 E. Frye Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85048. Visitation will start at 6:00pm with memorial services at 7:00pm. Arrangements are under Lakeshore Mortuary in Mesa, AZ.
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Ramon Medina Arteaga

November 18, 1941 - November 5, 2015

Ramon Medina Arteaga, passed away on the morning of November 5. Born in Phoenix in 1941, 'Ray' was a fun loving husband and father who was happiest being with his family, gardening, cooking and watching Sun Devil athletes. Ray was employed in numerous management positions with Edison Bros. Stores and Switzer's Woman's Apparel. Also employed by Maricopa County Dept. of Medical Eligibility, he...
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Patricia Marie Fitzgerald

January 8, 1956 - November 5, 2015

Patricia Marie Fitzgerald passed away November 5, 2015 in Mesa, AZ. Patricia was born January 8, 1956 in Fort Washington, DC to Elroy and Mary Bishop.Patricia served in the US Navy and then pursued a career as a Registered Nurse. She was full of life, she loved to laugh, and she was very social especially after a few glasses of wine. She devoted her life to helping those in need, from nursing...
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Bonnie Sue Meisner

May 1, 1962 - November 4, 2015

Bonnie Sue Meisner, age 53, passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. She leaves behind her son, Matthew, two brothers, Herb and Steve, and three sisters, Rhonda, Marla, and Pam. Bonnie's Memorial Gathering will be at Lakeshore Mortuary1815 S. Dobson Rd., Mesa, 85202Saturday, November 28, 2015Between the hours of Noon - 4pm If you have any questions or need assistance,...
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June Elizabeth CRAWLEY

June 10, 1920 - October 29, 2015


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Michael James de Ramus Mitchell

February 27, 1944 - October 27, 2015

Michael James deRamus Mitchell was born February 27, 1944 in Baltimore, Maryland to William Andrew and Helen deRamus Mitchell. The family soon moved to Harlem where he was educated at St. Aloysius then to the Bronx where he attended St. Anthony of Padua School. There he met archrival Ina Fox in fourth grade and decided to form a lifelong alliance. In 1957 Michael entered Cardinal Hayes...
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Janet Gruny

September 8, 1922 - October 26, 2015


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Donald Bruce GORHAM

February 7, 1924 - October 23, 2015


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Marianne Doris ANDERSON

February 23, 1936 - October 21, 2015


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Marie Louise Huls

June 16, 1925 - October 17, 2015

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Mary Elizabeth GORHAM

August 29, 1924 - October 16, 2015

Mary Elizabeth Gorham, age 91, passed away on October 16, 2015 in Chandler, Arizona.Mary's life will be celebrated by family and friends and her memory will live on always.Service times will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary in Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, Arizona 85202If you have any questions or need...
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John Waldorf Hall

November 14, 1923 - October 7, 2015

John passed away at the age of 91 on October 7, 2015 in Tempe, AZ. John Waldorf Hall was born on November 14, 1923 in Lincoln, Nebraska. John was raised in Omaha, Nebraska where he attended Adams School and Benson High School graduating in 1941. After High School, John worked at several different places including The World Insurance Co (WOW) where he met his future wife Lois Hart. They were...
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Clyde Dean Nissly

May 18, 1931 - October 6, 2015

Clyde D. Nissly of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on October 6, 2015. He was a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He is survived by his brother Gordon Nissly (Claudia), son Randall Nissly(Janet), daughters Susan McMillan and Ruthann Martinez (Lionel), step son Paul Walker (Cindi), step daughter Christina Moyers (Philip), 4 nephews, 1 niece, 12 grandchildren, and...
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Gaye Jordon DIXON AKA Lily Gaye Jordan

March 21, 1923 - October 3, 2015

Gaye Jordan Dixon was freed from the burden of Alzheimers on Saturday, October 3rd. 2015. Gaye was born in Hernshaw WV on March 21, 1923 to Oather and Mary Bell Jordan. Gaye left home at age 16 and began working at the Owens Illinois glass plant in Charleston, WV. In August 1943, Gaye joined the US Navy and attained the rank of Pharmacists Mate 3rd Class before receiving her discharge in...
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Douglas Mark BILLINGER

November 24, 1957 - September 28, 2015

Douglas Mark Billinger, age 57, passed away on September 28, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona.Doug's life will be celebrated privately by family and friends and his memory will live on always.Arrangements are under the direction of Lakeshore Mortuary in Mesa, Arizona.Lakeshore Mortuary 1815 S. Dobson Rd.Mesa, AZ 85202If you have any questions or need assistance, please call (480)838-5639.
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