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George Lee SHUCK

February 18, 1954 - March 14, 2017

George (Sandy), 63, of Chandler, has returned to his Viking ancestors and journeys now to Valhalla. He left March 14, 2017. Sandy was born in Antioch, IL. Family moved to Mesa, AZ in 1963. Father, Mel; Mother, Dorothy and brother, Paul deceased. We will miss Sandy's kind and generous heart and his willingness to always reach out to others. Sandy, is survived by his wife of 32 years, Carole. His...
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Lillian Frances DarConte

March 2, 1926 - March 13, 2017

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Ida Isabelle Reisig

December 15, 1921 - March 7, 2017

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Benito Torrez Murrietta

May 14, 1931 - March 6, 2017

Benito T. Murrietta:May 14, 1931 - March 06, 2017Benito T. Murrietta is survived by his wife of 64 years, Viola Torres Murrietta. They were blessed with four children, Nancy Tyler (John), Gloria Munoz (Joe), Daniel Murrietta (Julie) and Bridgette Eller (Michael). He is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren He was preceded in death by his...
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Lois Marie Bickerton

March 19, 1928 - March 5, 2017

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Rhonda Lou Browning

November 8, 1954 - March 4, 2017

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Sheron S. Hilton

June 20, 1935 - March 3, 2017

Sheron Stanford Hilton, 81 of Mesa, Arizona passed away on March 3, 2017. Stan was born in Murray, Utah on June 20, 1935 to Allen and Viola Hilton, the middle child of seven children. He married Alice Lorane Luce in Burbank, California in 1966. Sheron (Stan) loved life. He had many tag lines, "I've got places to go and things to do", one of his favorites. He loved traveling with his family,...
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Beverley Jane Snidecor

November 21, 1925 - March 2, 2017

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Wanda June Ykema

January 21, 1925 - March 1, 2017

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Thelma Mae Oelke

January 25, 1921 - February 27, 2017

Thelma Mae Oelke, of Mesa, AZ, passed away February, 27, 2017. She was born on January 25, 1921 in Blue Earth, MN, to Thomas and Lena Larson. On June 21, 1947 she married Leo Paul Oelke. They lived in Blue Earth, then in Hector, MN and moved to Mesa, AZ in 1965. Thelma's family was the most important to her and was a dedicated wife and mother. She loved all little children. She was...
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Alicia Anaya Schultz

December 29, 1926 - February 22, 2017

Alicia (Lichie) Anaya Schultz passed away February 22, 2017 in Mesa, Arizona, she was 90 years old. She was born December 29, 1926 to Rudolfo Redondo and Angelita Gomez in Meza, Arizona. She was fun loving woman who enjoyed watching her favorite shows such as Wheel of Fortune and the Price is Right as well as the old western shows. Alicia love music and was often heard singing around the house....
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Lois Lohr

May 22, 1915 - February 20, 2017

Lois was born May 22nd 1915 in Crofton Kentucky and left us to be with her beloved husband John Lohr on Feb 20th 2017 in Mesa Arizona. Lois will be missed by her many friends at "The Citadel" where she lived for over 20 years. She was adored by all her family. She leaves a legacy of love, hope, positive energy, and her zest for life. She had such a wonderful spirit and will be missed...
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Rachel Amanda Laplante-Flowers

October 17, 1982 - February 19, 2017

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Mary Louise Quiroz

January 14, 1921 - February 16, 2017

The gates of heaven opened wide to welcome Mary Louise Quiroz in the early hours of Thursday, February 16, 2017. She was 96 years old.Born in Phoenix, on January 14, 1921 to Delfina and Manuel Duarte, Mary (or Licha, as she was called) grew up in Sonora, AZ. She was a proud graduate of the Ray High School Class of 1941. She and Frank Quiroz were married in June of that year. Mary and her family...
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Stuart Dinsmore Worthing

December 8, 1933 - February 16, 2017

Stuart Dinsmore Worthing passed away February 16, 2017 in Chandler, Arizona. Stuart was born December 8, 1933 in Malden, Massachusetts to Charles and Lucy Worthing. He is survived by his beloved wife Beverly of 48 years. Stuart is survived by children Deborah A. Harris and David A. Hess. Brother of Craig Worthing of Sunrise, Florida. He worked in Special Handling for AVNET in Chandler,...
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Robert Clad RICH

May 12, 1928 - February 10, 2017

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Verdine Viola Bergling

March 24, 1924 - February 10, 2017

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Joe Tony Gonzalez

August 24, 1922 - February 8, 2017

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Lewis Stephen Dayton

January 17, 1940 - February 6, 2017

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Doris Mae Lechner

May 10, 1940 - February 5, 2017

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Clara Florence Mazza

April 12, 1928 - February 4, 2017

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Lewis Ochoa

January 12, 2017 - January 12, 2017

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Dorothy Jacqueline Shuck

August 25, 1922 - January 1, 2017

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Emmanuel S. Gurrieri

September 24, 1931 - January 1, 2017

"Neil" Emmanuel Gurrieri passed away on Jan. 1, 2017. Neil was born on Sept. 24, 1931 in Paterson, NJ to John and Mary Gurrieri. He is survived by his beloved wife, Dolores, of 64 years. A devoted father, he is proceeded in death by his son John and is survived by his children, Neil and spouse Nini, Michael and Dee and husband Rex; Sisters Millie Pallozolo and husband Dan, Rose Ciano and husband...
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Wendy Tenorio

April 22, 1996 - December 27, 2016

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Sia Selah PORTER

December 23, 2016 - December 23, 2016

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Veda May Davis

May 25, 1938 - December 17, 2016

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Edward Lloyd Crabtree

December 8, 1961 - December 14, 2016

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Daniel Howard MAYS, Sr.

January 24, 1940 - December 12, 2016

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John Allen Sommer

October 12, 1942 - December 10, 2016

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Deborah Lynn Pierce

August 21, 1968 - December 9, 2016

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Alvin Alan Jones

September 28, 1929 - December 2, 2016

Alvin Alan Jones, 87, of Gilbert, Arizona, passed away December 2, 2016. He was born in Bozeman, Montana on September 28, 1929. Al graduated from Gallatin High School. Al worked as a self-employed General Contractor. He was a member or the United States Power Squadron, and had a passion for boats, planes and trains. He was survived by his daughters, Lyn Carranza and Kim Carpenter, his...
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Berty Calderon

July 6, 1950 - November 29, 2016

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Wayne Louis Ettenborough

July 8, 1944 - November 22, 2016

After a life of service to Christ, his family and his community, Wayne Louis Ettenborough of Tempe, Arizona, entered Heaven on November 22, 2016. He was 72 years old.All are invited to a celebration of his life on Saturday, December 3, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Tempe, 4525 S McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85282.Wayne will be missed by Linda, his wife of 51 years; children, Trevor (Kelly)...
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Michael Thomas Hoffmann

December 21, 1958 - November 19, 2016

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Richard Stanley Lempka

January 7, 1922 - November 16, 2016

Richard Lempka of Mesa, AZ, passed away on November 16, 2016. He was born January 7, 1922 in Tecumseh, Nebraska, the son of Stanley and Mary(Biskup) Lempka. After graduating High School he joined the Army Air Corp. His basic training was in Wichita Falls, TX and after basic he was stationed at the Army Airbase in Dodge City, KS as a flight engineer. The Airbase was a training base for the Royal...
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Barbara Ann Taylor

September 9, 1935 - November 15, 2016

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Victoria Fernandez Moreno

July 4, 1966 - November 12, 2016

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Lee Sango Davis

October 2, 1941 - November 8, 2016

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Linda Judith OSUCH

December 31, 1967 - November 6, 2016

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Gloria Armenta Madril

June 2, 1932 - November 3, 2016

Gloria Armenta Madril, a cherished wife, mother, nana, sister and friend, entered into eternal joy on November 3, 2016. She was born on June 2, 1932 in Mesa, Arizona, the third daughter of Calletano Armenta and Leonila Acosta Armenta. A lifelong resident of Mesa, she graduated from Mesa High School in 1951 and briefly attended Arizona State College. She married Mike V Madril on December 17, 1955...
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Ruth I. LOGUE

February 28, 1931 - November 1, 2016

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Frances Rose Morris

December 12, 1938 - October 30, 2016

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Carolyn Joyce Stacey

March 11, 1941 - October 29, 2016

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Elizabeth Candice Ellison

June 21, 1947 - October 20, 2016

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Joyce Marie Macko

May 20, 1932 - October 18, 2016

Joyce Marie Macko, 84, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on October 18, 2016. She was born in Passaic, New Jersey on May 20, 1932 to Michael and Helen Knapp. Joyce graduated from Berkley Secretarial School. She moved to Arizona in 1959 and worked as an administrative assistant for many different companies. Joyce is survived by her daughter, Michelle Missy Macko of Mesa, Arizona and son-in-law, Lindy...
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Opal Almeda YORK

February 26, 1922 - October 18, 2016

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David Allen Larson

October 20, 1949 - October 15, 2016

David A. Larson, age 66, born in Des Moines, Iowa, passed awayon Oct. 15, 2016 in Chandler, Arizona with his family by his side. He issurvived by his wife, Mary; daughter, Amanda; grandson, Ramon; sister, Joyce(Pat) Dennis; sister-in-law, Becky Larson;several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Osmond & Dorthy Larson and his brother, Don Larson. He will be...
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Joan Alice Frank

March 29, 1935 - October 14, 2016

Joan Frank of Apache Junction, AZ passed away peacefully in her sleep at Apache Junction Health Center on October 14th, 2016, with her family by her side. She was born at home on March 29, 1935 in Buffalo, NY to Ernest A. and Evelyn E. Frank. Joan graduated Kensington H. S. and worked as a medical technician at the University of Buffalo Hospital, Children's Hospital in Buffalo, a surgical...
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Lawrence H. Schafer

January 17, 1924 - October 12, 2016

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Frances Lee Sawyer

August 28, 1945 - October 10, 2016

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Richard DiLauro

November 2, 1950 - October 9, 2016

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Maria E. Caros

December 29, 1955 - September 27, 2016

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Lori Beth Pearson

December 8, 1964 - September 26, 2016

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Vera M. Colgate

January 15, 1928 - September 24, 2016

Vera Colgate, Age 88 of Mesa, Arizona passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Red Mountain Senior Home. Vera was a long-time resident of Miami, Arizona where she lived from 1955 until she moved to Mesa, Arizona in 2001.Vera Mae Boulton was born January 15, 1928 in Denver, Colorado to Glen and Pearl Boulton. She grew up in historic Four Mile House near Cherry Creek Colorado with her...
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Sylvia Cortez METCALF AKA Rocha

February 18, 1948 - September 24, 2016

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Ellen Elizabeth Cubitto

July 30, 1926 - September 12, 2016

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James Felton Roscoe

November 25, 1921 - September 6, 2016

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Wendell Thomas Millis

August 9, 1955 - September 3, 2016

Wendell Millis, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on September 3, 2016. He was born in Streator, Illinois on August 9, 1955 to Thomas Burr Millis and Lurine M. (Auglin) Millis. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Millis; step daughters, Heather Guard and Claudia Ottinger-Myers; daughters, Tiffany Dawn Millis and Tony Landa Millis; sisters, Ruth Iverson, Katherine Rexroad and Patricia Bridge; brother,...
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John Emory Byers

October 2, 1939 - September 3, 2016

John Emory Byers, of Gilbert Arizona, passed away peacefully in his home on September 3, 2016. He was born on October 2, 1939 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania to Walt and Georgia Byers. After high school, he enlisted in the Air Force, he served 4 years, during this time his family moved to Arizona. Once his contract was up, he also moved to Arizona. He started attending church where his dad was a...
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Glenda Sue Manning

July 18, 1941 - September 2, 2016

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Gloria DeLuca

July 24, 1924 - August 30, 2016

Gloria DeLuca, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away on August 30, 2016. She was born on July 24, 1924 in Queens, NY, to Michael and Teresa Sofarelli. Gloria was a supportive wife to WWII Army veteran, Alfred DeLuca. The two were married on July 4, 1948 and stayed married until Alfred's passing in 1995. Gloria will be missed by her children, Gloria (Pat) Jewett and Steven DeLuca; 3 grandchildren and 1...
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Paul Maxwell Smith

May 29, 1931 - August 21, 2016

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William Windle

April 17, 1918 - August 19, 2016

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Dorothy Mae Suozzo

March 4, 1936 - August 19, 2016

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Barbara Jean Heisler

April 7, 1950 - August 14, 2016

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Sandra Katherine Vero

September 27, 1958 - August 14, 2016

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Linda Lee Lee

December 2, 1945 - August 11, 2016

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Eunice Sibson

May 22, 1948 - August 9, 2016

Eunice Elaine Sibson passed away on August 9, 2016 at the age of 68 years. She was born to Oren and Rose (Wessels) Anderson on May 22, 1948 in Sibley, Iowa. She was raised on the family farm near Pipestone, Minnesota. She attended school in Holland and Pipestone. On August 11, 1973 she was united in marriage to Robert Charles Sibson in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Following their marriage they...
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Luis Ernesto Mendoza

February 14, 1961 - August 8, 2016

Luis Ernesto Mendoza was born in Clifton, Arizona on February 14th, 1961. He found fulfillment in nature and made numerous treks, including his most prized journeys Havasupai Falls and the Rim-To-Rim-To-Rim hikes in The Grand Canyon. Luis shared his love of adventure and the outdoors with his wife of 30 years Mary Ann "Annie", his two daughters Marcella and Katarina, and his friends. He instilled...
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Adele Mary Meade

March 1, 1958 - July 31, 2016

Adele Mary Meade, 58, found eternal peace on July 31, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born on March 1, 1958 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, to James and Adell Meade. A memorial service will be on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10:00 am at Trinity Baptist Church, 2130 East University Drive, Mesa, Arizona, 85213, in the Myra Chapel. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the wonderful people at...
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Gordon Paul Moore

August 13, 1935 - July 30, 2016

Gordon P. Moore Jr. 8/13/1935 - 7/30/2016Gordon Paul Moore Jr., who most knew as just 'Gordy', passed away from heart failure, two weeks shy of his 81st birthday. He is survived by sister Coleen Abar (Grand Forks -Mesa), his wife of 54 years, Sandra (Swartz) Moore , Four children Greg Webster-Moore 53 (Marion, Iowa), Susan Ann Shank 51 (Rockledge, FL), Shelly Jo Simon 49 (Gilbert, AZ), Gary...
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Anel Vizcarra MARQUEZ

July 26, 1970 - July 24, 2016

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Harry Elmer Woodall

May 5, 1927 - July 24, 2016

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Geraldine Marie Lilley

May 27, 1936 - July 20, 2016

Geraldine Marie Lilley of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on July 20, 2016. She was born on May 27, 1936 to David and Marie Green in Petersborough, Ontario, Canada. Gerry leaves behind her loving husband, Arthur Lilley, their children, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Gerry and Art loved to travel and looked forward to their Sunday trips. Gerry loved flowers,...
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William Royal McGee

January 6, 1961 - July 19, 2016

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Nikki Hazel Sauder

January 8, 1935 - July 17, 2016

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Cecil Finis Waddle

May 25, 1935 - July 17, 2016

Cecil Finis Waddle, 81, died Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Banner Desert Medical Center from complications following surgery.He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Saundra Morgan-Waddle; his sons, Rick Waddle and Mike Waddle; his daughter, Patty Waddle; his stepdaughters, Lisa Zepeda (Ray Moyà), Leslie Jeide (Brian); his grandchildren, Tyler Waddle, Melissa Waddle (Allyn) and Jalen Waddle ...
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Peggy Vaughan Du Pont

March 29, 1934 - July 16, 2016

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Laura Anne Osuch

February 28, 1969 - July 10, 2016

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Oleta Hoot

December 21, 1923 - July 2, 2016

Oleta Hoot was born in McCaskill, AR on December 21, 1923 and passed away after a lengthy illness in Mesa, AZ on July 2, 2016. She was the daughter of Elmer and Avis Wardlaw Brakebill. She was predeceased by her parents, her brother, Osbert Brakebill, and her husband, Ernest Leroy (Bud) Hoot. After her marriage she left Arkansas and moved to South Bend, Indiana. She spent her final years in...
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Richard Lee Parks

July 14, 1924 - June 27, 2016

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Geraldine STETZ

May 18, 1929 - June 17, 2016

Stetz, Geraldine Geraldine Stetz (nee Starz) passed away June 17, 2016, in Phoenix Arizona, at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Wallace. Loving mother of James (Candace), Thomas (Jeanne), Donald (Dana). Dear Grandma of seven grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Interment; Wisconsin Memorial Park.
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Shirley Joan McLean

August 2, 1928 - June 15, 2016

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Evelyn Roit

February 23, 1923 - June 14, 2016

Evelyn passed away on June 14, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born on February 23, 1923, in Gladstone, North Dakota. She is survived by two sisters Betty and Gerry, seven children (Brian [Yong], Duane [Joanne], Willard [Karen], Gayleen [Mike], Tim [Kathy], Don and Paul), eleven grandchildren (Tony, Scott, Matt, Brent, Crystal, Melissa, Lane, Jennifer, Jayce, Stephanie, Sam), fifteen great...
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James N. Finnell

December 17, 1935 - June 9, 2016

James N. Finnell, 80, of Mesa, Arizona passed away June 9, 2016 at his home. He was born to Hollis and Helen (Nielsen) Finnell in Phoenix, Arizona on December 17, 1935. He married the love of his life, Linda Louise Marston on November 21, 1964. They celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary shortly before Linda passed away. James was an avid outdoorsman. He lived to hunt and fish, especially...
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Loraine Frances Gridley

July 6, 1915 - June 7, 2016

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Arthur Quintana

December 24, 1926 - May 31, 2016

Arthur Quintana, 89 of Tempe, Arizona passed away on May 31st, peacefully in his sleep.Upon returning from the Pacific Theatre of WW2 he married the love of his life Mary and built her a home in Tempe in which she still resides. After the Army, Arthur worked as a union Pipe Fitter tradesman with the local 469 until he retired. Arthur and Mary have been inseparable for the last 66 years. Arthur is...
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Carl Lee Weedman

February 27, 1929 - May 30, 2016

Carl Lee Weedman, of Mesa, AZ, passed away on May 30, 2016. He was born on Feb. 27, 1929 in Bristow, IN, to Oscar and Hettie (Beard) Weedman. Carl proudly served in the US Army in Alaska during the Korean War, from 1951-1953. On July 10, 1953, shortly after he left the military, Carl married his dear wife of 58 years, Helen Jean Voss, in Indiana. He worked in real estate in Indiana and the two...
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Miriam Roth Beck

August 5, 1925 - May 28, 2016

Miriam Beck passed away peacefully at her home in Gilbert, Arizona on May 28, 2016, at the age of 90. Miriam was born in Pontiac, Michigan on August 5, 1925 to Isaac and Marie Roth. She married Sam Beck, the love of her life, on July 16, 1960 and was married for 53 wonderful years. Miriam is survived by her three children Robert (Sally) Beck of Gilbert, Carol Sennett of Flagstaff, Karen (Brian)...
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Leslie William Dyer

June 23, 1924 - May 27, 2016

Leslie Dyer of Mesa, AZ, on May 27, 2016, passed away peacefully with his family by his side. He was born June 23, 1924 in Gordon, Nebraska. He was a World War II veteran. His early years he spent his life at an Army depot as a communication specialist. In 1964 he moved to Las Cruses, NM and worked for NASA. 1967 he moved to Rapid City, SD, and finished his career at Ellsworth Air Base. ...
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Robert James Fuchs

November 30, 1943 - May 27, 2016

Robert James Fuchs of Mesa, AZ, passed away on May 27, 2016. He was born on November 30, 1943, in Kulm, North Dakota, with his twin sister, Betty, each of them 4 pounds. He was born to Albert and Emelia Fuchs. Robert received education through the 10th grade in Ellendale, North Dakota. He worked for and with his dad as a farmer, carpenter and masonry worker. Robert worked and lived in North...
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Patricia Swayne Miller

January 26, 1931 - May 20, 2016

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Ione Lucille Hamstra

April 18, 1920 - May 14, 2016

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Alan Bruce Adkins

October 23, 1949 - May 13, 2016

Alan Bruce Adkins of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on May 13, 2016. He was born on Oct. 23, 1949, in Kirksville, Missouri, to Claude and Edna May Adkins. He lived near Memphis, Missouri, and went to Miller Grade School. He moved to Arizona in 1964 and graduated from Westwood High. Alan married Linda Garrison and they had three children; Cheryl Lynne, Christopher Alan and Russell Alan. He worked as...
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Jessie James Cox

December 21, 1942 - May 11, 2016

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Johnnie Newcomb

January 17, 1929 - May 9, 2016

Johnnie Franklin Newcomb Jr. 87 of Mesa, Arizona passed away May 9, 2016. Johnnie was born in Louin, Mississippi on January 17, 1929 to the parents of Johnnie and Estelle Newcomb. Johnnie was one of 5 children and had many memories of his brothers and sisters growing up in rural Mississippi. Johnnie spent a lot of time working with his father in the logging business and later in shipyards. One...
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Jose Santos Hernandez

May 31, 1949 - May 6, 2016

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Kenneth William Straub

February 14, 1947 - May 4, 2016

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Joseph Talerico

January 4, 1922 - April 30, 2016

Joseph Talerico, of Mesa, AZ, was finally able to lay down on April 30, 2016. He was born on January 4, 1922 in Worthington, WV, to Giovanni and Mary Talerico. Joe served in the Army during WWII, in the Army Air Corp from 1946-1949 and in the U.S. Air force from 1949-1966. Joe enjoyed many things but what he enjoyed most was going to the casino with Donna Jean. Joe is preceded in death by his...
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