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Gloria Deluca

July 24, 1924 - August 30, 2016

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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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Michael Dean DENNIS

March 22, 1959 - April 28, 2016

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Josephine G. Lobdell

January 18, 1924 - April 27, 2016

Josephine Lobdell, 92, of Mesa, Arizona, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 27, 2016, surrounded by her family. Jo was born in La Grange, Illinois on January 18, 1924, to John and Josephine Gervase. She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert, of 61 years. Jo is survived by her children, Denise (George) Christiansen, Mark (Jenifer) Lobdell, and Dean (Michelle)...
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Catherine Simanovich

March 25, 1932 - April 26, 2016

Catherine (Callahan) Simanovich , 84, passed away April 26, 2016 in Mesa, Arizona following an extended illness. Born on March 25, 1932 in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Charles Callahan Sr. and Elizabeth Muntz Callahan. Preceding her in death were her sisters Elizabeth, Geraldine; brother Charles, and her favorite dog, "China". She was a 1949 graduate of Harter High...
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John William Rottmann

January 26, 1932 - April 23, 2016

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Charles Laurence Palermo

August 30, 1932 - April 20, 2016

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Willie Dean Pruitt

June 10, 1942 - April 17, 2016

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Ruben Garcia Miranda

April 3, 1933 - April 17, 2016

Ruben Garcia Miranda of Mesa, AZ, passed away peacefully at his son's home on April 17, 2016. He was born in Mesa on April 4, 1934, 1 of 6 brothers, to Manuel and Isabel Miranda. Ruben worked in the liquor industry for over 30 years as a warehouseman and truck driver and will always be remembered for his incredible work ethic. He is a veteran of the Navy and served during the Korean War. Ruben...
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Donald Wayne McDorman

December 10, 1945 - April 10, 2016

Donald W. McDorman of Mesa, AZ, peacefully passed away into the arms of Jesus, surrounded by his loving family on Apr. 10, 2016. He was born on Dec. 10, 1945 in Colorado City, TX, to Wilburn and Lottie McDorman. He is survived by his loving wife, Carol McDorman; children, Pamela Taylor of Henderson, NC, Sandra Link of Mesa, AZ, Christopher Taylor of Mesa, AZ and Michael Taylor of Phoenix, AZ;...
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Dorothy Davis Kier

January 28, 1944 - April 3, 2016

Please make a donation in DeDe's honor and memory to:Banner MD Anderson Cancer CenterPatient Engagement FundAttn: Angie Wiebler2946 E. Banner Gateway Dr.Gilbert, AZ 85234Thank you for your donations and please share a memory of DeDe in the guest book.Arrangements under the direction of Melcher Mortuary Chapel of the Roses, Mesa, AZ.
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Adalberto Contreras

January 7, 1948 - April 2, 2016

Jesus, apiadate del alma de nuestrohermano Adalberto Contreras.Oh Piadoso Señor que vuestrosAngeles conduscan a tu fallecidosiervo a un lugar dedescanso y paz eterna. AmenCon Amor tus Hermanos y Familia
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Dennis Ray Anderson

March 1, 1957 - March 30, 2016

Dennis Ray Anderson, 59, of Mesa, AZ, passed away on March 30, 2016. He was born March 1, 1957 in New Castle, WY, to Vincent and Hazel Anderson. His family moved to Arizona when he was 4 and he has been a resident ever since. He worked as a purchasing agent of manufacturing supplies for Palm Harbor Homes. He enjoyed the Arizona outdoors and loved fishing, hunting and camping. Dennis is...
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Joseph Cortez Serna

January 24, 1962 - March 20, 2016

Joseph Cortez Serna ("Tio Joe"), 54, of Glendale passed away on March 20, 2016. Joseph was born on January 24, 1962 in Phoenix, Arizona, the son of Cayetano and Josephine (Cortez) Serna.Joseph is survived by his wife of 25 years, Lydia; children, Angelique Diaz, Jomonique Serna, Conrad Joseph Serna, and Joseph Robert Serna; two grandchildren; sisters, Cuca Samora, Dora Cruz, Sylvia...
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Carl A. Schultz

February 6, 1942 - March 17, 2016

Carl A. Schultz Jr., 74, of Phoenix passed away on March 17, 2016. Carl was born on February 2, 1942 in Stark, Florida, the son of Carl A. and Adeline M. (Cook) Schultz.Carl is survived by his sister, Shirley Ball; nephew, Bob Ball (Dorothy); great nephews, Daniel Ball and William Ball; great niece, Taya Norris; and great great niece, Willa Norris. He is preceded in death by his parents, Carl...
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Allyn F. Ball

March 7, 1958 - March 14, 2016

Allyn Freeman Ball, 58, of Jacksonville passed away in the presence of family on March 13, 2016, from being too awesome for this world. Allyn was born on March 7, 1958 in England, the son of US Air Force Chief Master Sergeant William Ball and his wife Shirley Ball. Allyn married Mary Kathleen O'Brien on June 25, 1976, one of the best decisions of his life. Allyn was a larger than life man...
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Walter Morris Dalton

January 26, 1941 - March 12, 2016

Walter Dalton, 75, born and raised in Phoenix, AZ, passed away on March 12, 2016. Walter served our country for 8 years in the U.S. Army. He was the original owner of Dalton's Business Machines for 18 years. After retiring, he worked for Fiesta Lincoln until his passing. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Patricia Dalton; his daughters, Susan Harriman and Penny Dalton; his grandchildren and...
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Mary Guyn Hudson

April 14, 1922 - March 6, 2016

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Glory Cindy Ann Melchior

February 13, 1960 - March 3, 2016

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Theresa Carroll Hall

February 11, 1919 - February 28, 2016

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George Genichi Matsuyoshi

January 23, 1927 - February 25, 2016

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Michael Elwood Brake

May 13, 1943 - February 24, 2016

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Shirley Kathleen Adams

September 19, 1927 - February 18, 2016

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Lawrence Edward Unz

December 31, 1944 - February 14, 2016

Lawrence E Unz (Larry), 71, husband of Gwen Unz, died Sunday February 14th, 2016. Proceeded in death by his daughter Lori Unz and his parents John and Abby Unz. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Leah Unz-Pike (Bryon), his grandchildren, Amanda Hall (Jeremy), Cairn, also his great grandchild Jeremy III. His siblings, John Jr, Karen Larson (Frank), Valerie Kowalczyk (Mike), and...
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Adam K. Skeans

November 5, 2000 - February 2, 2016

Adam Kristian Skeans Jr., of Tempe, AZ, passed away surrounded by family on Feb. 2, 2016. He was born on Nov. 5, 2000 in Phoenix, AZ, to Elizabeth and Adam Skeans. Adam was preceded in death by his brothers Johnathon and Benjamin. He is survived by his very caring parents; brothers Jason and Lucas and a large family that loves him. He will always be remembered for his love of drums and music....
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Robert Lee Friedman

August 4, 1929 - February 1, 2016

Robert (Bob) Lee Friedman, 86, of Mesa passed away on February 1, 2016. Bob was born on August 4, 1929 in Cropsey, Illinois, the son of Tony and Olive (Bachtold) Friedman. Bob married Dolores McNeely on October 24, 1952. They enjoyed 58 wonderful years together before Dolores passed away in 2011. Bob worked as a mechanic and enjoyed restoring cars in his free time. His favorite car was a 64...
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William Campbell Ball

August 15, 1931 - January 30, 2016

William Campbell Ball, 84, of Mesa passed away at home on January 30, 2016. Bill was born in August 15, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Campbell P. and Mary E. (Bernsee) Ball.Bill married Shirley Jean Schultz on June 21, 1957. Bill served his country for 30 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Chief Master Sergeant. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 58 years,...
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Concepcion O. Conchita Escobar

July 11, 1943 - January 28, 2016


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Nimra Orona

June 30, 1969 - January 26, 2016

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Richard Warren Thompson

November 20, 1938 - January 19, 2016


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Nikolas Tavon Witcher

January 16, 2016 - January 16, 2016

Nikolas Tavon Witcher, infant son of Akeshia Witcher and Tanya Hornbeak, was stillborn on January 16, 2016 at Honor Health Scottsdale. Survivors include mothers, Akeshia and Tanya; brothers, Jady Gartner and Casey Gartner; sisters, Jaycie Swanson and Kyna Stephan; grandparents, Carmen Williams, DeAnna Bowsher, Michael Bowsher, Mark Gartner, and aunts, Tyhesia White and Lacreshia Witcher. He is...
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Colleen Ann De Roon

February 23, 1948 - January 10, 2016

Colleen Ann De Roon of Mesa, Arizona passed away January 10, 2016. She was born February 23, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois. Colleen shared her life with her dear husband Louis De Roon III for 38 years. She was preceded in death by her parents Gwendolyn E. Kelly and Charles D. Kelly and her brothers Kevin Kelly and Terrance Kelly. She is survived by her children Louis De Roon IV, Sean Charles De...
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Robert Bernard Jasinski

February 28, 1956 - January 9, 2016


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Madge Marie Christensen

July 9, 1930 - January 6, 2016


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Barbara Ellen VEIRS

October 20, 1920 - January 6, 2016


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Francisco Montes

January 10, 1926 - January 3, 2016

Francisco Montes, of Mesa, AZ passed away on Jan. 3, 2016. He was born Jan. 10, 1926 in Dos Cabezas, Sonora, Mexico to Maria Lechuga and Francisco Montes Castenada. He attended school in Pacheco, Chihuahua, Mexico. Francisco learned how to drive logging trucks at the age of 16 and began working as a truck driver at age 18 while working at the sawmill. He worked for the feed mill at Snowflake...
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Eva Irene Bain

January 28, 1921 - January 3, 2016


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Nellie C. Rosales

July 29, 1935 - January 1, 2016

Nellie C. Rosalespassed away Friday, January 1, 2016, at her home in San Tan Valley, AZ. Mrs. Rosales,a loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother was born in Globe, Arizona.Reunited with her husband Johnny G. Rosales who predeceased her in 1999.Mrs. Rosales's brothers and sisters, Lorenzo, Eugene, Angie, Ida, Sarah, Tonia and Rachel also predeceased her. She is survived by her sister Lori...
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Mary Rose Parks

January 21, 1927 - January 1, 2016

Parks, Mary Rose (Fremgen) 88, of Mesa, Arizona, entered into rest on January 1, 2016. Mary was born in Taylorville, Illinois on January 21, 1927 to Rose and Harry Fremgen. Her mother was a housewife and her father was an Irishman who worked all his life as a coal miner in Central Illinois. Mary had two siblings, Charlie and Lucy, who preceded her in death. The family moved to Springfield,...
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Pasquale Samuel Flaminio

June 14, 1930 - December 31, 2015


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Ernie Leon Hunsaker

February 26, 1934 - December 30, 2015


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Lorraine Marion Pittam

July 26, 1927 - December 25, 2015


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MaryLou Vickery

July 25, 1932 - December 24, 2015

MaryLou Vickery of Mesa, AZ passed away at her home on Dec. 24, 2015. She was born on July 25, 1932 in Hammond Indiana. MaryLou was preceded in death by her husband, one son, and her great grandduaghter. She is survived by three sons, one daughter, three daughter in-laws, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. A memorial service will be on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 at 1:00 pm at...
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Melinda Hogue

November 19, 1957 - December 22, 2015


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Gwendolyn Ava Allen

May 31, 1929 - December 18, 2015


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Doris Wilma Hazenfield

April 4, 1922 - December 11, 2015


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James C. Goodman

February 14, 1933 - December 7, 2015


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Doris Virginia Sparks

September 26, 1928 - December 2, 2015

Doris Virginia "Ginny" Sparks was born on September 9th, 1928 and quietly passed away on December 2, 2015, 11 months after losing her husband, Jack, of 63 years. She was devoted to her family, loved life, had a great sense of humor, and cared deeply for other people and for animals. Ginny served others in a long career as a Registered Nurse. She and her husband, Jack, travelled around Arizona...
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David Bruce Ehle

August 13, 1936 - December 1, 2015

David Bruce Ehle, 79, of Sun Lakes, AZ passed away on December 1, 2015. He was born on August 13, 1936 in Syracuse, New York, the son of Leonard William and Helen Ruth (Bogardus) Ehle.David served his country in the United States Army. He was a very proud Veteran. David enjoyed bowling and golf. He loved the ocean and going on cruises with his wife and friends, especially the ones to Hawaii...
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Linda Louise Finnell

October 6, 1936 - November 29, 2015


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Isabel Marie Salazar

December 23, 1938 - November 29, 2015

Isabel Salazar, 76, of Mesa, Arizona passed away on November 29th, 2015. She was born in La Junta, Colorado December 23rd, 1938 to Joe Olguin and Phyllis Gonzales. Isabel went to school in La Junta, Colorado. She married Joe Salazar on November 22, 1958. She was an active member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Isabel loved life. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and...
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Dea D. Planovsky

May 26, 1942 - November 25, 2015


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Inis Frances Newcomb

March 2, 1934 - November 8, 2015

Inis Frances Newcomb, 81, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2015.Born in Alabaster, Michigan on March 2, 1934, to Elmer and Frances Erickson, Inis was one of ten children. She had many fond memories of growing up in Michigan including swimming in the Great Lakes, playing baseball with her brothers and getting into mischief with her sisters.Inis married Johnnie Newcomb Jr., on June...
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Genaro Gardea Silva

September 19, 1939 - November 2, 2015

Genaro Gardea Silva passed away November 2, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born September 19, 1939 to Susana Gardea and Gregorio Silva in Mexico. Genaro was a hard worker and a loving family man. He will be dearly missed. Genaro's passion always lied in his Ford and Chevy trucks, never turning away from an opportunity to fix or ride in an American muscle pick-up. After dedicating over 40 years...
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Merrill Kenneth Kolbe

March 29, 1924 - October 14, 2015


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Donna Jean Bobier

February 26, 1932 - October 13, 2015

Bobier, Donna Jean83, a native of Michigan, Donna J. Bobier passed away October 13, 2015. She also lived in Ohio, Colorado, and Arizona.Donna loved her family. She "made memories" with her beloved husband, Dick, during their 39 cherished years of marriage. She is survived by her son, Paul Czohara (Donald Miller), Gilbert, Arizona, and countless extended family, friends, colleagues and...
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Deanna Lynn Drunasky

April 10, 1956 - October 9, 2015


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James Royal Elder

March 6, 1934 - October 4, 2015

James Royal Elder, born March 6, 1934, passed away in Springerville, Arizona on October 4, 2015. He was currently residing in Apache Junction with his wife Diane with whom he was married for 10 years. Throughout Jim's lifetime, he had a variety of careers. He received his pilot's license at the age of 16. He flew small and large airplanes as well as helicopters. He was an acrobatic pilot...
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Earl J. Fleck

February 6, 1932 - September 24, 2015


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Janet Lee West

September 22, 1938 - September 24, 2015


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Andrew Robles

November 10, 1937 - September 6, 2015

Andrew "Andy" Robles passed away September 6, 2015 in Gilbert, AZ. Andy was born November 10, 1937 in Tempe, AZ to Petronila and Jose Robles. He proudly served in the US Army and was honorably discharged in 1963. He worked as a Frame Maker for an upholstery company until his retirement. Andy is survived by his sister Josie Robles; his brother Cruz Robles and sister-in-law Mercy Robles as well...
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Doris Lillian Plimley

August 10, 1922 - August 29, 2015

Doris Lillian Plimley, 93, of Mesa passed away August 29, 2015. Doris was born in August 10, 1922 in Beacon, New York, the daughter of Marhsall J. and Norma C. (Meyers) Heroy.Doris was an Editor for IBM Publishing. She was a member of St. Andrews' Episcopal Church and the N.Y. VFW Auxiliary. Doris is survived by her daughter, Carol Roach of Mesa; grandchildren, Carol Stone of New Port Richey,...
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Sharrel David Lewis

July 28, 1933 - August 24, 2015

Lewis, Sharrel David "Lew" 82 of Mesa, AZ passed away on August 24, 2015. Lew was born on July 28, 1933 to Melba and Clifford Lewis in Orem, UT. He enjoyed being a pilot, playing tennis, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. His one childhood memory that he reminded all ping pong challengers was his title as Utah's Boy's Club ping pong champion as a youth. He is survived by his...
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