Our Obituaries

Ray Allen Wimer

June 12, 1939 - January 19, 2017

Ray Allen Wimer, age 77, of Phoenix, passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. He was born on June 12, 1939 to the late Elvin and Rachel Wimer in Medford, WI. Ray worked as a Concrete Contractor for many years. He is survived by two sons, Troy (Sharma) Wimer and Chad (Christine) Wimer; a brother, Timothy Wimer; six grandchildren; two great grandsons; and many other loving family and friends. ...
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Richard Grant Colley

December 26, 1940 - January 18, 2017

Richard "Dick" Grant Colley, 76, of Oscoda, MI passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 after a battle with lung cancer. Dick was a proud United States Marine Corps veteran with a passion for history and reading. Married to the "Scottsdale Princess" for 26 years, their marriage was filled with love, laughter, family and adventure. Dick was a good man that positively impacted many lives, leaving...
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Sylvia Mae Packard

December 23, 1929 - January 18, 2017

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Michael Freeman Hawker

December 14, 1946 - January 12, 2017

Michael Freeman Hawker passed away January 12, 2017, in Phoenix, Arizona USA. Eldest son of late Robin and Ellison Hawker. Survived by wife Gayle, Daughters Lenna and Stacy, and Son T.J., and 2 Grand Children Cai and Sasha Roberts.A Celebration of Michael's life will be held at 11:00am on Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Shadow Mountain Mortuary, 2350 E. Greenway Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85024
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Beverly Jean Gordon

September 5, 1927 - January 11, 2017

Beverly Jean Gordon, age 89, of Phoenix passed away January 11, 2017. Graveside services will be 2:00 pm on January 20, 2017 at Green Acres Cemetery, 401 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shadow Mountain Mortuary, Phoenix, AZ.
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Dale Merrit Tiedemann

December 4, 1944 - January 6, 2017

Dale Tiedemann, 72, of Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ, died January 6, 2017. He was born December 4, 1944, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Edward and Dorothy Tiedemann. He married Dixie Lee White on May 2, 1970, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.Dale was a devoted husband to his loving wife, Dixie. In their 46 years of marriage they lived in Milwaukee, WI, Dallas, TX, and Phoenix, AZ. His career in the...
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Joan Colleen Johansen

May 21, 1938 - January 6, 2017

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Ricardo Isedoro Funez

April 4, 1961 - January 5, 2017

Mr. Ricardo I. Funez, age 55, died at his home in Phoenix, AZ, on Thursday January 5, 2017. The cause was complications related to cancer.Born on April 4, 1961 in Stann Creek Town, Belize, he was raised with a large loving family which included Maria Funez (grandmother) and by his mother Eloisa Funez along with twelve children who are composed of his aunts, and uncles. Late in his teenage years...
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Armand Israel Sandon

May 8, 1930 - January 4, 2017

Armand Israel Sandon was born May 8, 1930 in Kevin, MT. He passed away peacefully on Jan. 4, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Cathy, brother Paul, sister Rosalie, sons Rick(Lynelle) and Don(Julie), grandchildren Tiffaney, Dana(Brion), Jon(Kari), Brian(Tara) and Brad(Candace), great-grandchildren Tristan, Shiloh, Lincoln, Jonathan, AJ, Miles and Jaymien, and a host of family and...
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Judy Marie Baldridge

July 30, 1944 - January 3, 2017

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Susan Cathleen Mulvena

November 24, 1954 - January 3, 2017

Susan Cathleen Mulvena, born November 24, 1954 in Sherman, Texas, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at the age of 62. She spent her final hours surrounded by the love and care of her family. All her life Susan wanted to be a mother and a nurse. In 1972 she graduated from Rome Free Academy in Rome, New York before attending State University of New York at Canton, where she majored in Nursing...
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Sharon Ann Lay

January 26, 1944 - January 1, 2017

Sharon Ann Lay, 72, of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully on January 1, 2017. She is survived by her husband Charles D. Lay of Phoenix, daughters Jennifer McGinnis of Phoenix and Amy MacLeod of Merrimac, MA; sons Dan MacLeod of Chandler, Brian MacLeod of Mansfield, MA, and Keith MacLeod of Maine. Sharon was the loving Memere of 10 grandchildren: Dustin, Kahley, Kristie, Daniel, Ben, Eric, Amy,...
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John B. Swenehart

February 22, 1935 - December 28, 2016

John Boyd SwenehartJack Swenehart, 81, of Phoenix died Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016 at Arizona Serenity Assisted Living.Jack was born Feb 22, 1935 in Doon, Iowa the son of William and Cecile Brower, the youngest of 9 children. He was raised in Cortland, Ohio by adoptive parents Delmer and Beulah Swenehart.He is survived by his wife, Shirley, of 59 years, daughter, Susan, granddaughter, great...
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Stephen Paul Sebastian

May 11, 1962 - December 27, 2016

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Graeme Michael Whinery

October 14, 1985 - December 25, 2016

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Mary Carol Croonenberghs

December 7, 1950 - December 25, 2016

Mary Carol Croonenberghs, age 66, of Phoenix, passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016. She was born on December 7, 1950 in Durango, CO to the late Carl and Anita Miller. Mary was a graduate of Durango High School class of 1968. She married Donald Croonenberghs on April 25, 1970 in Scottsdale. Thanks to Mary's immense love and concern for animals she created and operated Critter Care of Arizona,...
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Dolores C. Licate

August 24, 1927 - December 24, 2016

Dolores C. Licate, 89, passed away peacefully on December 24, 2016 at Adagio Gardens Care Home in Phoenix, AZ. She is survived by her niece, Sandra Koenig (Joseph) of Mentor, Ohio, 5 grandnieces and nephews, and many great-grandnieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Anna Candela, brother, Anthony Candela, and sisters, Pauline Hall and Marie Colucci. Dolores was...
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Alan Kirk

April 7, 1935 - December 24, 2016

Alan Kirk, Age 81, of Phoenix formerly of Nottingham, England, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born on April 7, 1935 to the late Amos and Edna Kirk in Nottingham, England. Alan proudly served as a Red Cap in the English Military. On February 14, 2012 he married Carol Ann Bentley in Phoenix. He enjoyed gardening, watching cricket and football (soccer) (Go...
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Gary Sherman Moore

September 9, 1944 - December 24, 2016

Gary Sherman Moore, 72, passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on December 24, 2016. Gary was born September 9, 1944 in Whitehall, Montana to Sherman and Delores Moore (Davis}. He graduated from Whitehall High School in 1962. He attended college in Montana and served in the U.S Army, earning numerous medals and awards for his service in Vietnam. Gary was preceded in death by his parents. He is...
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Mary Elizabeth Alster

May 23, 1925 - December 22, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Alster, age 91 of Phoenix, passed away on December 22, 2016. She was born on May 23, 1925 to the late Harry and Elizabeth Daly in Brooklyn, NY. Mary married the love of her life, Valentine Alster, in Queens, NY; which is where they raised their two sons, Christopher and David. They later moved to Phoenix in 1972. Mary was active in the American Legion Auxiliary and the Northtown...
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William Wesley Compton

January 27, 1972 - December 16, 2016

William (Bill) Wesley Compton, 44, of Phoenix, passed away December 16, 2016. He was born January 27, 1972 in Phoenix, Arizona to Joyce and Gary Compton. He is survived by his, parents, Joyce and Gary, son, Eric Compton, Eric's mother, Connie Compton, sister, Cheryl Compton, brothers, Ed Compton and Michael Compton, nephew, Jarrod Compton, Stepmother, Anita Compton and best friend Wayne Bond. He...
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Sharon D. Palmer-Quinn

August 11, 1946 - December 16, 2016

.Sharon was unable to breath the early morning of December 12, 2016. Paramedics were called and arrived quickly. They said her lungs were completely full and she was really bad. Looking back, I should have known to call sooner because she kept telling me she was fine and that is what she said before when she didn't want to go to the hospital. She survived two strokes over the last year...
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Martin John Anderson

September 8, 1966 - December 14, 2016

.Anderson, Martin "Marty"Age 50, of Phoenix, AZ died unexpectedly, Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Marty is survived and missed by his wife Shu, parents John and Val, brother Richard (Christina), extended family members, friends and colleagues. Marty was born and grew up in Minnesota. After high school he worked in the HVAC business then returned to school, graduating from the University...
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Remelyn R. Padilla

March 15, 1949 - December 14, 2016

Remelyn Rosalina Padilla passed away on December 14, 2016. She was born Remedios Macay on March 15, 1949 in Labason, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. She was the youngest of seven children. At the age of 18 months she lost her mother and was raised by her grandmother, then later by her older siblings and her father. Young Remy, as most knew her, spent a lot of time climbing mango trees and not...
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James W. White

October 1, 1928 - December 12, 2016

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Elvera Marie Reichert

November 5, 1918 - December 9, 2016

Elvera ReichertElvera Marie Reichert of Finley, ND (formerly of Cavalier) passed away on Friday, December 9th in Phoenix, AZ. She was 98 years old.On Tuesday, November 5th, 1918, Elvera Marie Campbell was born to Dougal and Ethel (Rohde) Campbell in rural Glasston, ND. She grew up on the family farm (during the depression) and attended grade school in Glasston (via pony) and then high school ...
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Esther Lorene Blackford

November 24, 1918 - December 8, 2016

Esther L. "Lorene" Blackford, 98 of Phoenix, passed away on December 8, 2016. Lorene was born in Spirit Lake, Iowa on November 24, 1918. She lived in Colorado and Oregon before moving to Phoenix in 1962. Lorene was a wonderful home maker and loved to do things for her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is now with her beloved husband Otis, who preceded her in...
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Diane Jane Knaub

October 18, 1943 - December 8, 2016

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Helen Mae Cushman

March 3, 1930 - December 7, 2016

Helen Mae Cushman was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on 3/3/30. She had two older brothers, Carl and Roy (deceased) and a younger sister, Pat. Her father, William Evelyn Thorp, and mother, Annie Cecilia (Nancy) Johnson Thorp, were both first-generation Americans. Helen graduated from Braintree, MA High School, then went to finishing school and took courses in medical management. She was working...
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Jean Ann Carson

June 22, 1932 - December 6, 2016

Jean Ann Carson, age 84 passed away on Phoenix, AZ, December 6, 2016. Although, born in Buffalo, NY on June 22, 1932, she grew up in Dearborn, MI. She was a Home Health Aide and also worked at Beatitudes, but was a mom first and foremost. She was also a member of the Order Of The Eastern Star Of Arizona, Stars Of Paradise Chapter #56 in Phoenix. One of her joys was cooking, especially for her...
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Deborah Ann Kuczkowski

December 20, 1956 - December 5, 2016

Deborah Ann Kuczkowski, 59, passed away on December 5, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2:00PM, Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Shadow Mountain Mortuary, 2350 E. Greenway Rd.
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Marjorie I. Finn

October 15, 1928 - December 2, 2016

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Daniel Thomas Mulvena

February 7, 1947 - November 30, 2016

Daniel Thomas Mulvena, 69, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on November 30, 2016. Dan lived in Phoenix for the past 32 years. Formerly of Grand Island, New York and a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan. He is survived by his beloved wife Susan Mulvena (Harmon) and his 5 children: Michelle Mulvena, Michael Mulvena, Denise Clause (Mulvena), Lara Linnen (Cady), and Joseph Cady. Dan is also survived by his 17...
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Michael A. Destefano

July 2, 1959 - November 29, 2016

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Lisa Maria Ingeborg Persson

December 28, 1922 - November 29, 2016

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Helen G. Viscioni

June 30, 1933 - November 28, 2016

Helen G. Viscioni was born June 30 1933 and was called to be with her Savior on November 28 2016. She was the loving wife of the late Vito J. Viscioni and mother of twin sons Carlo and Vito. She is survived by her sisters Mary and Gloria, daughter in law Leslie, grandsons Alexander and Nicholas, many nieces, nephews friends and neighbors. A memorial service will be held at 11:00AM, Monday,...
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Melvin COX

June 24, 1946 - November 22, 2016

Melvin "Mel" Cox was born June 24, 1946 to Harry and Margaret Cox in Winona, Minnesota. He attended St. Charles High School in St. Charles, Minnesota. Mel enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1965. His years of service included overseas tours in Vietnam and he earned the National Defense, Vietnam Service and Vietnam Campaign medals, as well as an Expert Rifle Badge.Mel was an...
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John V. Camill

June 27, 1926 - November 18, 2016

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Michael Mervin Roybal

January 23, 1939 - November 17, 2016

Mike M. Roybal, 77, peacefully passed November 17, 2016. Survived by his wife, Stella Roybal, children Michael Roybal (Estella), Cathelina Barcelona, Gina Roybal, Ronald Roybal (deceased), Donna Trujillo (Phil), Kristen Roybal, Mark Gabriel Roybal (deceased), Rita Brownrigg (Michael), and Eugene Saenz (Patty). Grandchildren: Vanessa Roybal, Zedekiah Roybal, Paul Roybal, Veronica Roybal, Isaac...
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Kenneth Omer Nelson

June 18, 1937 - November 15, 2016

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Howard W. Kratzer

October 28, 1926 - November 14, 2016

Howard W. Kratzer, 90, passed away on November 14, 2016 in Phoenix. A funeral service will be held at 10:00AM, Friday, December 2, 2016 at Dream City Church, 13613 N. Cave Creek Rd.
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Edith Luise REITHINGER

October 1, 1932 - November 13, 2016

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Roy Alan Hempel

July 23, 1923 - November 11, 2016

He was 93 yrs, but always had his sights on hitting 100 yrs (& truth be told, he truly wanted to hit 110 yrs) - whoa! Dad was born in Ohio in 1923. In his school days joined Boy Scouts & worked up to Eagle Scout - was very proud of that. Dad was drafted into U.S Army in WW II & served Dec 1944 - March 1946. His occupational specialty was Radio Operator Low Speed 776; other...
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Sydnie Dawn Tingstrom

May 5, 1974 - November 8, 2016

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Judith Catherine Choitz

July 29, 1950 - November 8, 2016

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Jerrold Arthur Jensen

August 15, 1939 - November 6, 2016

Jerrold (Jerry) Arthur Jensen received the crown of life from Jesus Christ on November 6, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. He died peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Jerry Jensen was born in Spencer, Iowa on August 15, 1939, the only child of Arthur and Esther Jensen. He graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD, where he met his wife of 54 years, Karen Finch. They were...
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Judith Nell Haubner

October 10, 1940 - November 6, 2016

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Lisa Beth Ruscher

December 18, 1981 - November 5, 2016

Lisa Beth Ruscher, 34, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016. She is survived by her soul mate Alex, daughters Jenna and Lily, mother Deborah, brother Charles, and sister Nicole and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Lisa was a wonder wife, mother, friend and neighbor. A funeral service will be held at 11AM, Saturday, November 12th at Shadow Mountain Mortuary, 2350 E. Greenway Rd. In lieu of...
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James O. Wahl

June 29, 1931 - November 4, 2016

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Florence Hayes Price

November 5, 1920 - November 4, 2016

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Arlene Rose Hensiek

April 9, 1926 - November 3, 2016

Arlene Rose Hensiek was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 9, 1926 to William Heincker and Helen Torjesky Heincker and passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior on November 3, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. She married the love of her life, Robert Alfred Hensiek, on June 8, 1946. They lived in a variety of places, including Portland, Oregon and Memphis, Tennessee, due to Robert's military and...
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Dorothy Jane Hollander

September 9, 1920 - October 31, 2016

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Eloise Patricia Miller

August 18, 1937 - October 28, 2016

Eloise Patricia Miller, 79 of Phoenix, passed away on October 28th, 2016. She was born on August 18th, 1937 in Phoenix to Floyd James and Minnie Pearl Long (Young). She is preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Jack Miller and a son, David Russell Miller. She is survived by her children, Melody Ann Miller Berg (Russell), Michael Bryan Miller and Steven Mathew Miller; grandchildren, Brent R....
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Bernardo Isaias Vallejo

February 11, 1935 - October 28, 2016

Bernardo Vallejo, 81, was called home on October 28th. Benny was born February 11, 1935 in Adkins, Texas. He proudly served his country in the Navy for 20+ years, fighting in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. Afterwards he dedicated his time to working as a security officer at the Maricopa County Medical Center where he retired from. He is survived by his wife Verda, daughters Vivianne, Martha...
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Alberto Jose Lopez

December 19, 1944 - October 28, 2016

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Donald Edward Raymond

September 28, 1923 - October 26, 2016

Our dear Uncle It's going to take a long time to say goodbye to you. You have been a hero, a father figure, a mentor, moral compass, and a best friend. The void you've cast into our lives makes my heart ache. You have always looked after the best interest and security of our family. I know you nieces and I have been blessed for every moment you shared with us. You and Aunt Lyn are the Parents we...
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Adeline Schwandt

June 4, 1920 - October 24, 2016

Adeline Eleanor Schwandt, 96, passed away on October 24, 2016. A viewing will be held. on Friday, October 28th from 11:30AM-12:00PM. A funeral service will begin at 12:00PM at Shadow Mountain Mortuary. Following the service, interment will take place at Paradise Memorial Gardens, 9300 E. Shea Blvd. in Scottsdale.
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Rose Marie Orlando

January 30, 1922 - October 23, 2016

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Nicholas Michael Thau

April 2, 2001 - October 22, 2016

Our Angel Earned His Wings NICHOLAS MICHAEL THAU April 2, 2001 - October 22, 2016 Survived by: Mom & Dad (Karl & Chrissy), sister Amanda, brothers Christopher & Alex, Grandparents (Bob & Kathy Feola), as well as many loving Aunts, Uncles & Cousins. The Diamondbacks # 1 fan, Nick's love of baseball showed all over his beautiful face, especially when taking the field at...
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Keith Roger Zwick

August 18, 1943 - October 21, 2016

Keith R. Zwick of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on October 21, 2016. Keith was born and raised in Lyons, Kansas. Keith is survived by his wife Sandra E. Zwick and his two sons Brian Zwick (Mackenzie) and Justin (Mary). He is also survived by his brothers, Howard Zwick, Alvin (Donna), and Gary (Sandy). Keith received a degree in Landscape Architecture from Kansas State University. As a Landscape...
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Joseph Glenn Rowand

July 1, 1932 - October 13, 2016

Joseph G. Rowand, 84, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016. A memorial celebrating Joseph's life will be held at 9:30 am, Friday, October 21st at Shadow Mountain Mortuary located at 2350 E. Greenway Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85022.A burial with Military Honors will be at 12:30 pm at the National Cemetery located at 23029 N Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85024.Joseph G. Rowand...
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Edward John Powney

March 11, 1938 - October 11, 2016

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James John Laubham

December 3, 1931 - October 10, 2016

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Theodore William Hunt

August 6, 1933 - October 8, 2016

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Lois Margaret Huffman

September 21, 1930 - October 7, 2016

Lois Margret (Henry) Huffman, 86, died on October 7, 2016.Lois was born on September 21, 1930 in Findlay, Ohio to Robert and Helen (Weikel) Henry and graduated from high school in 1948. She married Harold Richard Huffman on October 30, 1949 and raised 5 children on their farm in Mount Cory, Ohio. After 48 years of farming, they retired to Phoenix, Arizona.She enjoyed tending roses in her garden,...
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Elaine Helen Banicki

August 28, 1930 - October 1, 2016

Elaine Helen Banicki of Phoenix, AZ, passed away on October 1, 2016 at the age of 86. Elaine is survived by her two sons George and Robert. A funeral mass will be held at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3801 E. Greenway Rd in Phoenix at 10:30AM on Thursday, October 6th. Interment will follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. Please visit www.shadowmountainmortuary.com to leave online...
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Earl Sefrit Wilson

April 16, 1929 - October 1, 2016

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Roberto Luis Ortiz

November 25, 1962 - September 29, 2016

Roberto (Robert) Luis Ortiz, 53, of Phoenix, passed away peacefully at his home on September 29, 2016. He was born to Maria Guadalupe (Lupe) Ortiz & Juan A Ortiz on November 25, 1962 in Fort Benning, Georgia. Robert graduated from Andress High School in El Paso, Texas and attended the University of Texas at El Paso. He married his high school sweetheart, Mary Kay Zurek, on February 12,...
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Sharon Adele DesROSIERS

July 6, 1941 - September 26, 2016

Sharon Adele Ruhl DesRosiers, age 75, passed away on September 26, 2016 in Scottsdale, AZ. She was a long time resident of Tucson. AZ. Sharon was born to Robert and Virginia Ruhl on July 6, 1941, in Fort Wayne Indiana, where she grew up. She attended Indiana University as a Rhodes Scholar, and earned her BA and MA, Comparative Literature. An outgoing and social person, she was a Member of Tri...
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Mary Evelyn Appenauer

November 30, 1934 - September 25, 2016

Mary Evelyn Appenauer, 81 of Surprise passed away on September 25, 2016. Mary moved to the Valley from Mahopac New York in 1989. She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Rudolph. Mary is survived by her children, Rudolph, Kathy and James, brother Chuck, ten grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one niece and two nephews. Mary was a great cook, an avid bowler and a loving and...
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Phyllis Margaret Lancaster

March 5, 1929 - September 25, 2016

Phyllis Margaret Lancaster, 87, of Phoenix, AZ, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016 She is preceded in death by daughters Kathy and Susan, brothers John, Bob and Francis. Phyllis was born March 5, 1929 in Springfield, Massachusetts to John Ambrose Hibbert and Alta May Gifford-Hibbert, the third of four children. Phyllis graduated from a Massachusetts trade school where she studied commercial...
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Cindy L. Bacon

July 1, 1957 - September 23, 2016

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LeRoy J. Binder

February 11, 1928 - September 23, 2016

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Arlen Mary Neimy

January 19, 1932 - September 21, 2016

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Fred Alton Benjamin III

October 12, 1924 - September 21, 2016

Fred Alton Benjamin III died September 21, 2016, at the age of 91 years, 11 months, 9 days, with family at his side in Phoenix, Arizona.Fred was born October 12, 1924, in St. Paul, a fourth-generation Minnesotan, the son of the late Madeleine (Mona) Hanley and Fred Alton Benjamin, Jr., both of St. Paul.As a youth, Fred also lived for a time in Buena Vista, Iowa and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. His...
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Arthur Charles Richards

September 19, 1935 - September 15, 2016

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Lorraine Helen Eyrich

June 14, 1938 - September 13, 2016

Lorraine H. Eyrich, 78 of Phoenix, passed away on September 13th, 2016. She is preceded in death by her husband, Vernon A. Eyrich, her son Scott P. Eyrich and her brother Edward Zawor. Lorraine is survived by her children: Valerie Zea (Steve), Nancy L. Chapman (Robert), Diane M. Eyrich, Christine C. Kenney, Patricia L. Downing (Keith), her brother James Zawor as well as 15 grandchildren and 7...
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Richard John Davis

February 17, 1945 - September 12, 2016

Richard "Dick" John DavisFebruary 17, 1945 - September 12, 2016Dick Davis passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 71 in Phoenix, AZ. He was born on February 17, 1945 in Panguitch, Utah. He grew up in a small farming and ranching community working with his Dad on the family farm raising sheep and cattle. He also learned carpentry from his grandfather. Although he was born with a heart...
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Peter Lynn Martin

July 13, 1958 - September 8, 2016

It is with deep sorrow that we share our grief: beloved family 'leader-of-the-band', Peter Lynn Martin, CIS (Computer Informations Systems) instructor, and gentle human being, loving husband to Stacie Anfinson and devoted, encouraging father to Haley and Ariana Martin, passed away at home, 6:30PM, September 8, 2016 from a massive heart attack. He had been in severe pain for several months from...
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Nellie Margaret Swart

December 31, 1918 - September 6, 2016

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Macormac Rylan Heckens

July 28, 2006 - September 1, 2016

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Virginia Rowe

March 30, 1927 - August 25, 2016

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Stephan Michael Levitt

October 25, 1977 - August 21, 2016

Stephan Michael Levitt, 38, of Phoenix passed away suddenly on August 21, 2016. Stephan was born October 25, 1977 in Rochester, NY to Stephan Martin and Donna (formerly, Monachino) Levitt . His early childhood years were spent in New Hampshire, where he did well in school and enjoyed participating in sports. Some of the special memories for his family include watching him play baseball, a...
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Melissa Kay Pfeiffer

March 18, 1973 - August 20, 2016

Melissa Kay Pfeiffer, 43, of Phoenix went to be with her Lord on Saturday, August 20th, 2016. She is survived by her husband Jon Pfeiffer of Phoenix, mother Diana McKnight, of Phoenix, grandparents, LeRoy and Opal Knaub of Scottsbluff, NE, mother-in-law Kathy Pfeiffer of Rapid City, SD, sister Teresa Pfeiffer, brother Jeff (Shawn) Pfeiffer, niece Kirsten, nephew Steven Aunt and Uncle Teri (John)...
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Adam George Kautz

April 2, 1956 - August 20, 2016

Adam George Kautz, 60 years young, passed away suddenly on August 20, 2016. Adam was born in Glen Cove, New York to Maryann and Adam Kautz and was the first of five children. He was the big brother to two sisters and two brothers (Linda, John, Ralph and Francine). At the age of 13, Adam, his mom and siblings moved to Florida where he graduated from Port Charlotte High School. He was quite the...
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Auburn Michelle Velasquez

March 17, 1994 - August 19, 2016

In Loving MemoryAuburn Michelle VelasquezMarch 17, 1994 - August 19, 2016Auburn Michelle Velasquez 22, of Phoenix, Arizona was taken too soon on August 19 as a result of an automobile accident early Friday morning after leaving the birth of her nephew, Abel. She was surrounded by family when she took her last breath and went to be with Kim.Auburn was born March 17, 1994. She was a graduate of...
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Stephen S. Burkholder

September 4, 1954 - August 16, 2016

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Stephen Michael Whitaker

September 28, 1945 - August 9, 2016

Stephen Michael Whitaker was born on September 28, 1945 in Phoenix, AZ. He passed away on August 9, 2016 at the age of 70. The son of Bruce S. Whitaker and Marjorie E. "Nelson" Whitaker. Steve, a loving and dedicated husband, father, brother and grandfather leaves behind his wife Rhonda, daughter Nichole [Travis], sister Susan Claar, grandsons Hunter Pyle, Christian Pyle and Cash...
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Ann Guerriero

July 26, 1929 - August 4, 2016

Ann Guerriero, 87, passed away on August 4th, 2016. A memorial mass will be held at 11:00AM, Thursday, August 18th St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3801 E. Greenway Rd.in Phoenix. Following the mass, inurnment will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
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Betty J. Tucker

October 9, 1929 - August 3, 2016

Betty Jo Tucker, born 9 October, 1929 in Ponca City Oklahoma went home to be with her husband Wallace and the lord on 3 August, 2016. Betty is survived by her four children; James, Marsha, Chris, Sherry, five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Betty loved her Oklahoma Sooners and Arizona Cardinals football teams. Betty will always be remembered for the flower in her hair and her...
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Fred Jacob Dennis

March 15, 1956 - August 2, 2016

Fred J. Dennis, age 60, of Phoenix, passed away on August 2, 2016. He was born in Toledo, Ohio to Frederick Ronald and Alice Elizabeth Dennis. At the age of 19, Fred joined the U.S. Marine Corp and served his country honorably both on the mainland and abroad, stationed for part of that time in Okinawa, Japan. Fred was a person of diverse interests. He studied martial arts and earned his black...
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Darlene Marie Williamson

May 4, 1931 - July 29, 2016

Darlene Marie Utterback Williamson, 85, born May 4, 1931 in Ottumwa, Iowa, lived in Arizona for 71 years, and passed from this life into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, in Phoenix, AZ on Friday, July 29, 2016. As a pastor's wife for over 30 years, she served her Lord, her family, and those in need. Darlene was a gifted seamstress and cook. She loved to prepare meals...
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Marlene B. Hoffman

February 21, 1936 - July 25, 2016

The family is very sad to announce the passing of Marlene Belle Hoffman. Born on February 21, 1936 and passed away July 25, 2016. She was pre-deceased by her beloved husband, Jerry. Marlene is survived by her extended family including son, Ed, daughters Laurie (Sam) and Tina (Terry), sister-in-law JoAnn, numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved reading, spending...
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Lois P. Brock

February 20, 1923 - July 21, 2016

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Carol Jean Reimers

March 19, 1925 - July 18, 2016

Carol J Reimers, 91, a resident of Nipomo, CA, passed away on July 18, 2016. She grew up in Chicago and lived in the area most of her life. Carol was married to Frank H. Reimers and when he retired, they moved to Phoenix. She ended up in a more temperate climate on the central coast of California where she lived with her son and daughter-in-law. Carol had a great sense of humor and loved life....
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Alfred Walter Harper

December 6, 1925 - July 16, 2016

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Trenton Larry Stober

March 12, 1935 - July 15, 2016

Trenton "Larry" Stober, age 81, of Phoenix, passed away on July 15, 2016 after many months of difficult health issues. He was known to most by his middle name Larry, except by his grandchildren who called him Papa Duke, perhaps because of his admiration for John Wayne. Larry was born March 12, 1935, in Ottumwa, Iowa to Trenton Cary Stober and Mary May Stober, (formerly Frederickson). In high...
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Manuchehr Agahi

March 21, 1930 - July 14, 2016

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Robert Stanley Morine

July 14, 1937 - July 12, 2016

Robert Stanley Morine, age 78 of Phoenix, passed away suddenly on July 12, 2016. He was born in Minneapolis, MN to Stanley and Jeannette (formerly Linke) Morine. He grew up in Minnesota with his brother Rick.At age 17, Bob joined the U.S. Marine Corps and honorably served his country as an Antitank Assault man. After he returned to civilian life in 1959, he remained proud to be a Marine. ...
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Patricia Ann Engelbert

March 17, 1931 - July 11, 2016

Patricia Ann Engelbert, age 85 of Phoenix, passed away on July 11, 2016 after a long illness. She was born in Poolville, Texas to John William and Maybele Ann (formerly Bramer) Lux. She married Robert Alexander Engelbert on August 15, 1950. Their marriage lasted for nearly 45 years, until his passing, on July 21, 1994. She is also preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers and a sister....
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