Our Obituaries

Lawrence Frederick Reverman

March 3, 1927 - April 23, 2015

Lawrence Frederick Reverman, 88, of Surprise, Arizona, and Tigard, Oregon, passed away on April 23, 2015. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Charles Edward Stow

March 6, 1932 - April 19, 2015

Stow, Charles Edward "Ed" of Surprise, AZ, passed away at age 83 on Sunday, April 19, 2015. Ed was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. He worked as a food broker and was part owner of Canyon State Sales. He was his own man. He was preceded in death in 1992 by his son Thomas Arthur Stow. Ed is survived by his wife Linda Stow. He is also survived by his children Lois Jean Young (Jim), Charles...
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Claudia Bishop Robinson

December 8, 1930 - April 18, 2015

Claudia Bishop Robinson, 84, of Surprise, passed away on April 18, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Josie Bishop; and her sister, Jo Carol Bishop Corley, and her brother Bryce Carlisle Bishop; and children, Alan Robinson, and Devery Lynn Robinson. She is survived by her adoring husband of 34 years, Ken Robinson; her children, Claudia (CJ) Mlsna, John (Gerrie) Deal, Nikki...
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Kevin Dean Hoffman

April 6, 1962 - April 16, 2015

On April 16, 2015, our son and brother, Kevin Dean Hoffman, passed from this temporary life, to an eternal one with Jesus. Kevin was born April 6, 1962, to his loving parents, Donald and Louise Hoffman, who survive. Kevin is also survived by his sisters, Tina (Duke) Mondale, and Lisa (Frank) Jones. In addition, he leaves behind his children, Alicia Hoffman, Tabitha Healy, and Brett Hoffman; his...
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Hazel Henrietta Brown

November 20, 1918 - April 14, 2015

Hazel Henrietta Brown, 96, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on April 14, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, of 43 years, Bill Brown Sr., parents, Michael and Alma Karius, sister, Harriet Hubing and brothers, Roger and Robert Karius. She is survived by her loving children, Kathy (Steve) Myers, Bill (Carol) Brown Jr., Sue (Bob) Kaltenbach, Dan Brown and Tim Brown and twenty...
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Andrew Juventino Gavela

January 30, 1934 - April 6, 2015

Andrew Juventino Gavela, 81, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on April 6, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Teresa Gavela, children, Alexandra (Andrew) Salsberry, Maritza Gavela Jimenez and Diego (Tracy Byrd) Gavela, grandchildren, Jessica Felix, Natalie (Randy Collins) Gavela, Tristian Jimenez, Samantha Salsberry and Joseph Jimenez. Inurnment will take place at Rose Hills...
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Edward L. Sowman

August 19, 1917 - March 26, 2015

Edward L. Sowman, 97, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away on March 26, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Sowman. He is survived by his niece, Sandra Beckstrand. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, California. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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William Charles Williams

March 1, 1957 - March 25, 2015

William "Bill" Charles Williams, 58, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on March 25, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother, Priscilla Williams. He is survived by his loving wife, Laurie Williams, son, William (Astin) Williams, daughter, Jillian (Matt) Gordon, grandchildren, Derek Gordon and Emerson Williams, father, William (Janet) Williams, brothers, Ron Williams and Chuck ...
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Daniel MacKenzie Hill

November 2, 1998 - March 24, 2015

Daniel MacKenzie Hill, 16, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on March 24, 2015. He is survived by his father, Bill Hill Jr., mother, Shanelle Hill, brother, Jess Meeder, sisters, Grace and MiMi Hill, grandparents, Junko Hill, Marvin & Belinda Talbott and Stephen & Sherri Redmon, and godparents, Fred & Deborah Troutman. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, from 11:00 A...
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David Stuart Cover

May 1, 1961 - March 24, 2015

David Stuart Cover, 53, of Surprise, passed away on March 24, 2015. He is survived by his beloved parents, Richard and Darlene Cover; his brother, Andrew (Lisa) Cover; his sisters, Janet Orozco, and Cathlene Potts; his sons, Benjamin Cover, and Daniel Cover; his nieces Christina Cover, Chelsea Cover, and Ashley Orozco; and his nephew Andrew Orozco. Arrangements are entrusted to Surprise Funeral...
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Hope Marie Stone

January 10, 1953 - March 23, 2015

Hope Marie Stone, 62, of Newberg, Oregon, passed away in Surprise, Arizona, on March 23, 2015. She is survived by her devoted parents, Sebastian (Helen) Maugeri, and Maria Pagan; her beloved husband, Clyde Stone; her loving son, Steven (Eileen) Stone; her loving daughters, Shauna (Mic) Williams, and Diana (IiLey) Thompson; her grandchildren, Taylor Williams, Brooklyn Williams, Liam Stone, Logan...
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Frederick Weber

June 8, 1920 - March 19, 2015

Frederick J. Weber, 94, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away on March 19, 2015. No services are scheduled at this time. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Coral Ridge Cemetery in Cape Coral, Florida. Arrangments entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Marilyn Joy Walsh

October 14, 1944 - March 18, 2015

Marilyn Joy Walsh, 70, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on March 18, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband, Doug Walsh. Services will be held at a later date in Wellsville, Kansas. Arrangments entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona and Wilson Funeral Home in Wellsville, Kansas. To sign Marilyn's online guest registry, please visit www.surprisefuneralcare.com.
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Virginia Ree Bryan

July 8, 1940 - March 18, 2015

Virginia Ree Bryan, 74, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on March 18, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 10:00 A.M. at Surprise Funeral Care, 16063 W. Bell Rd., Surprise, Arizona, 85374. To sign Virginia's online guest book, please visit www.surprisefuneralcare.com.
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Rollie Winston French

September 23, 1941 - March 15, 2015

Rollie Winston French was born in Leesville, La to Rollie & Jessie French on September 23, 1941 and passed away at his winter home in Sun City West, Arizona on March 15, 2015 surrounded by his family and friends. His father's military career moved the family frequently and was the inspiration for his life-long commitment to patriotism.The majority of Rollie's growing up years was in...
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Linda Kathryn Pender

November 9, 1942 - March 14, 2015


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Mark Anthony Puckett

March 14, 2015 - March 14, 2015

Mark Anthony Puckett, Jr. entered into heaven on March 14, 2015. He is survived by his loving parents, Mark Puckett, Sr., and Giovanna Palazzolo, and his beloved grandmother, Lorraine Hennke. A graveside service will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015, at 11:30 A.M. at Sunland Memorial Park in Sun City, Arizona. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Betty Joyce Scoville

September 18, 1926 - March 14, 2015

Betty Joyce Scoville, 88, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on March 14, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Nellie Palmer, and daughter, Cheryl Scoville Mertz. She is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Robert Scoville, sons, Paul (Brenna) Scoville and Robert (Kandi) Scoville, son-in-law, Richard Mertz, grandchildren, Stephanie (Todd) Spilker, Adam Mertz, Nicole ...
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Rafael Rivera-Cordero

March 30, 1940 - March 13, 2015

Rafael Rivera-Cordero, 74, passed away on March 13, 2015. Born in Puerto Rico, into a family of 12 children, he was preceded in death by his parents, Celedonio Rivera, and Severina Cordero Rivera. He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Carmen Garcia Rivera; his sons, Rafael (Anne) Rivera, and David (Suzette) Rivera; his daughters, Millie Rivera (Santiago), and Elizabeth (Richard) Garcia;...
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Lucille Sharp

July 13, 1923 - March 11, 2015

Lucille Sharp, 91, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on March 11, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Sharp, sons, Richard Sharp and James Sharp Jr., and parents, Bruce and Minnie Leedom. She is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Robinson, Susan Burford and Ida Sharp, grandchidren, Michael Hillier, Shannon Weindel, Amy Chervenak, Missy Hodge, Adam Hodge, Amanda Sarber and...
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Richard Donald Mules

September 24, 1931 - March 10, 2015

Richard Donald Mules, 83, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on March 10, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mehrling and Mary Mules. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy Mules, children, Don (Lisa) Mules, Dolly (Paul) Meyer and Dan (Mary) Mules, grandchildren, Rachel (Micah) Covey, Beth (Tim) Knodel, Melissa (Gregory) Varner and Jonathan Mules, great grandchildren, Leah Knodel...
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Gary Jay Brachfeld

October 29, 1943 - March 5, 2015

Gary Jay Brachfeld, 71, of Buckeye, Arizona, passed away on March 05, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Brachfeld. He is survived by his loving mother, Ruth Brachfeld, his beloved wife of 37 years, Eleanor "Ellie" Brachfeld; his sons, David (Cassandra) Brachfeld, and Michael Brachfeld; his twin grandchildren, granddaughter, Lena Brachfeld, and grandson, Logan Brachfeld...
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Michael Otis Becker

February 9, 1955 - March 3, 2015

Michael Otis Becker, 60, passed away on March 03, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Ramona Becker; and his brother, Nicholas Becker. He is survived by his son, Michael Becker; and his daughter, Lorie Becker; his brother, Daniel (Karen) Becker; his sisters, Julie (Ricky Dale) Browning, Lorie (David) Beachum, and Kathleen (Brian) Tolford; and grandchildren, nieces, and...
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Daniel Leo Gushard

July 23, 1948 - March 3, 2015

Daniel Leo Gushard, 66, of Surprise, passed away on March 03, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Agness Gushard. He is survived by his beloved wife, Katherine; his sons, Matthew (Tonya) Gushard, Christopher (Amanda) Gushard, Michael Gushard, and Robert Billson; his grandchildren, Tanna West and Savanna Gushard; his brother, Michael (Krissanda) Gushard; his cousin, Annette ...
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Roger Nils Hansen

March 11, 1943 - February 28, 2015

Roger Nils Hansen, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2015, after a three-and-a-half year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, where he met the love of his life at 5 years old. They married in 1962, and settled in Lake Shawnee, New Jersey, for 33 years, before relocating to Surprise, Arizona, in 2003. They shared a remarkably rare love story.His professional career...
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Erik Luis Kruzel

October 2, 1996 - February 23, 2015

Erik Luis Kruzel, 18, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on February 23, 2015. He is survived by his parents, Bryan Kruzel and Angela Guzman, step-mother, Shannon Murry, brothers, Fabian Barrera, Brandon Thomas Kruzel and Cody John Kruzel and grandparents, Jayne Cowan, Thomas & Donna Kruzel and Hilda Rodriguez. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 11:00 A.M. at...
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Diane Padron

December 5, 1944 - February 17, 2015

Diane Padron, 70, of Surprise, passed away on February 17, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Mittie Mabry, of New York City, New York; her brothers, Paul Mabry, John Mabry, and James Mabry; and her sisters, Bernice Curtis, and Hazel Sherrod. She is survived by her sister, Mary Colley (Richard); her husband, John Padron, Sr.; her son's, James (Stefanie) Padron, John...
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David Leonard Arrollo

February 6, 1934 - February 13, 2015

David Leonard Arrollo Sr., 81, of Surprise, Arizona, and Riverside, California, passed away on February 13, 2015. Services will be held at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA. Arrangments entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care and Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary in Riverside.
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Eleanor L. Drummond

October 6, 1923 - February 11, 2015

Eleanor L. Drummond, 91, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on February 11, 2015. Services will be held in Morristown, New York. Arrangments entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care in Surprise, Arizona, and Fox & Murray Funeral Home in Ogdensburg, New York.
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Frankie Frances Bland

September 29, 1929 - February 8, 2015

Frankie Bland, 85, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on February 8, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Rita McEvilly and sisters, May, Ronnie and Evelyn. She is survived by her loving husband, Bernard Bland, daughter, Dolores Pennisi, son-in-law, Rich Pennisi, granddaughter, Shannon Dunn, great grandchildren, Brennan and Riley Dunn and sisters, Gertrude, Rose and Winnie. ...
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Michael Wayne Krueger

January 30, 1954 - February 6, 2015

Michael Wayne Krueger, 61, passed away on February 06, 2015. He is survived by his devoted parents, Gerald "Jerry" and Myrtle "Margaret" Krueger; his loving children, daughter, Lauren Krueger; son, Kevin Krueger (Tanya); and daughter, Michelle Arntz; his beloved brothers, Jerry "Chip" (Valerie) Krueger, and Darryl Krueger; his beloved sisters, Vickie Tanner, Terry ...
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Robert Duree Brown

July 6, 1934 - February 3, 2015

Robert Duree Brown, 80, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away on February 03, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Meda Brown. He is survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Marie Brown; his daughter, Caroline (Christopher) Raso; and his sisters; Judy (Neil) Baird, and Sharon (Charles) Parkyn. Arrangements are entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care. The Funeral Service will...
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James Todd Smith

January 27, 1938 - January 31, 2015

James Todd Smith, 77, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away on January 31, 2015. Jim was born January 27, 1938, and grew up in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Upon graduating from the University of Denver, he enlisted in the Marine Corp. Spending years working for Symons Manufacturing Company in Denver and LA, he eventually returned to Denver to start up his own real estate firm. Jim was an avid hunter of...
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David Lindsey Goldberg

May 5, 1962 - January 26, 2015

David L. Goldberg, 52, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 26, 2015. He is survived by his mother, Lillian Heitner and his father, Benjamin Goldberg. Interment will be held at Toms River Jewish Cemetery in New Jersey. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, AZ, and Bellkoff Goldstein Funeral Chapel in Lakewood, NJ.
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Esther L. Schramm

April 2, 1929 - January 26, 2015

Esther L. Schramm, 85, of Glendale, Arizona, passed away on January 26, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Emma Landfried. She is survived by her daughters, Darlene (Tom) Joyce and Patty Gerber, grandchildren, Jimmy (Alexis), Kimberly (John), Timothy, Jeffrey and Kelley and brother, Charles Landfried. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, at 1:00...
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John Peter Rebello

May 19, 1921 - January 24, 2015

John Peter Rebello, 93, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 24, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacinto and Mary Rebello and sister, Mary Griffith. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Mary Rebello, children, John (Colleen) Rebello, Rodney (Julie) Rebello and Shirley (Vincent) Mosca, grandchildren, Jesse (Amanda) Rebello, Allison Rebello, Eric Rebello, Jesse...
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Gary Wayne Miller

October 30, 1939 - January 22, 2015

Gary Wayne Miller, 75, of Sun City, Arizona, passed away on January 22, 2015. Gary was retired from the Fire Department as well as Coldwell Banker. He was a member of of the Cowboy Fast Draw Association. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Berniece Miller. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Marcia Miller and brother, Lance Boggs. Memorial Services will be held at...
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Joan Schmid-Gilroy

June 29, 1924 - January 21, 2015

Joan Schmid-Gilroy, 90, passed away on January 21, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Margaret Savage; husband, Donald C. Schmid; and her sister, Rose Giammarrusco (Jack, deceased). She is survived by her loving husband, Keith Gilroy; her sister, Mary LeFevre (Roy, deceased); her brother, John Savage (Evelyn); her daughter, Susan Schmid McGriff (Richard, deceased); her son...
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Trent Anthony Smith

February 25, 1963 - January 20, 2015

Trent Anthony Smith, 51, passed away on January 20, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Smith, and his brother, Stephen Smith. He is survived by his mother, Bobbie Smith; his aunt Leslie McCartney Lefebvere; his sister-in-law, Joan Smith; his nieces, Amber, April, and Ashley Smith; and his nephew, Austin Smith. Arrangements are entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care. To sign the...
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Donald Raymond Hughes

September 6, 1938 - January 20, 2015

Donald Raymond Hughes, 76, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 20, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Stella Hughes and brother, Bill Hughes. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Linda Hughes, son, Daniel Hughes, brothers, Ken Hughes, Rich (Ann Marie) Hughes and Rob (Nancy) Hughes, sisters, Sharon Fedders and Shirley (Mike) Apa and sister-in-law, Kathy...
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Carole A. Pruka

February 26, 1936 - January 19, 2015

Carole A. Pruka, 78, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 19, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Marie Boyd, brothers, Arthur, Raymond, Thomas, Norman, William and Robert Boyd and sisters, Margaret Boyd, Eleanor Grammont, Dorothy Grammont and Vera Echevarria. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, James J. Pruka, children, Debra (Robert) Rollins and Sandra...
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Christine Anne Jackson

January 29, 1947 - January 19, 2015

Christine Anne Jackson, 67, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 19, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Virginia Baumhofer, and brother, Charles Baumhofer. She is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Robert Jackson, children, Richard Adams and David (Stacey) Adams, grandchildren, Kolbe and Alexis Adams, sister, Judy (Keith) McCormick, brother, Peter...
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Opal Bonesteel

November 20, 1930 - January 18, 2015

Opal Bonesteel, 84, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 18, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband, Herbert Bonesteel, daughters, Karen (David) Turi and Sherry (Larry) Hunter, grandchildren, Anthony Turi, Sarah Lepardo and Josh Hunter, and great grandchildren, Joseph Lepardo and Elizabeth Lepardo. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 10:30 A.M. at the...
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Rafaela Cardino

October 24, 1927 - January 17, 2015

Rafaela Cardino, 87, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 17, 2015. She was preceded in death by her son, August Cardino, parents, Antonio and Michelina Oliviere and 14 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her children, Tony (Trish) Cardino, Tobie (Sandy) Cardino and Cynthia (Rich) Regan, grandchildren, La'Tina (Charles) Stuart, Melissa (Hans) Streigel, Anthony (Caryn) Gundersen...
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Erlin Jerome Johnson

November 23, 1937 - January 13, 2015

Erlin Jerome Johnson, 77, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 13, 2015. Services will be held at a later date in Minnesota. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Bernadette Clara Haven

November 19, 1918 - January 12, 2015

Bernadette Haven, 96, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 12, 2015. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Sandra Jane McIlrath

April 19, 1939 - January 9, 2015

Sandra Jane McIlrath, 75, of Surprise, passed away on January 9, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Jane Seaton. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Stewart McIlrath; son, Scott McIlrath; granddaughters, Sydney McIlrath, and Jordan McIlrath; and her brother, Charles "Skip" Seaton. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, January 16, 2015, at 10:00 A.M....
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Ralph Alton Wilson

March 8, 1923 - January 5, 2015

Ralph Alton Wilson, 91, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 5, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife, Elsie Murle Wilson, daughter, Kevin N. Chamberlain and step-daughter, Sandi (Jim) Crawford. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Phillip R. Ferrel

May 6, 1951 - January 4, 2015

Phillip Raymond Ferrel, 63, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on January 4, 2015. No services are scheduled at this time. Please check back for a more detailed obituary soon. Arrangments are entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, AZ.
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William Andrus

June 10, 1927 - December 27, 2014


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Baron Leone Oliver

September 20, 1953 - December 26, 2014

Baron Leone Oliver, 61, passed away on December 26, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Martha Oliver; his brothers, Gene "Sonny" Oliver, and Roy "Booger" Oliver; and his sisters, Martha "Arkie" Sankadota and Darlene "Chink" Roberts. He is survived by his devoted wife of 44 years, Micka Oliver; his beloved children; sons, Baron L. L....
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George Joseph Tupac

March 19, 1926 - December 26, 2014

George Joseph Tupac, 88, of Sun City West, passed away on December 26, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Anne Tupac, and his sister, Carol Millsop. He is survived by his beloved wife, Margaret Tupac, his brother James Tupac (Elaine), his children; Charles Tupac (Peggy) and Robert Tupac (Tierney), his grandchildren; Kerianne Tupac, Michael Tupac, Jesse Tupac, Shelby Tupac,...
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Herbert Peter Albright

April 27, 1926 - December 26, 2014

Herbert Peter Albright, 88, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on December 26, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Erich and Antoinette Albright, his brother, Frederick Albright, and his sons, Allan Albright and Mark Albright. He is survived by his beloved wife, Marilyn Albright, and his children; Leslie Schmidt, Craig Albright, Lisa Davies (Bill), Kurt Albright, Sheryl Frakes, and...
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Daryl Hyrum Workman

August 19, 1928 - December 23, 2014

Daryl Hyrum Workman, 86 of Glendale, Arizona, passed away on December 23, 2014. He served a mission in the North Central States and was very involved in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in various capacities throughout his lifetime. Daryl retired after 35 years of service as an Insurance Agent with State Farm. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Teresa Workman. He is...
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Earl Wendell Kading

February 9, 1918 - December 19, 2014

Earl Wendell Kading, 96, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on December 19, 2014. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Iowa. Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Jo Ann Mary O'Brien

May 19, 1939 - December 18, 2014

Jo Ann Mary O'Brien, 75, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on December 18, 2014. Services are pending at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Timothy Carson Kanavy

March 28, 1938 - December 17, 2014

Timothy Carson Kanavy, 76, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away on December 17, 2014. He is survived by his children, Shannon Kanavy, Tara Kimbrell, Tmothy Kanavy, Kelli Wallace, Jamie Kanavy and Natalie Zeiler, sister, Kit Brennan and brother, Larry Kanavy. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Theresa J. Capriola

August 24, 1945 - December 13, 2014

Theresa J. Capriola, 69, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on December 13, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, McKinley and Rose Capriola. She is survived by her loving companion, Russell Campbell, brother, John Capriola, step-children, Keith H. Campbell and Traci Campbell, nephew, John Capriola and nieces, Rebecca Capriola and Laura Damico. Visitation will be held on Monday,...
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Judith Louise Bilello

June 16, 1946 - December 9, 2014

Judith Louise Bilello, 68, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away on December 9, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Benjamin Bilello, daughters, JoAnn Reda (Kent Thomas) and Dianelle Reda and grandchildren, Joshua Robbins and Michael Bilello. Memorial Services will be held at a later date in Prescott Valley. Arrangments entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona. To...
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Leitha Eileen Swalley

January 9, 1926 - December 8, 2014

Leitha Eileen Swalley, 88, passed away on December 08, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mabel Endsley.She is survived by her son Keith Swalley. No services are scheduled. To send online wishes and condolences, please visit, www.surprisefuneralcare.com.
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Wilma Louise Bigge

November 7, 1922 - December 4, 2014

Wilma Louise Bigge, 92, passed away on December 04, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Winifred Stevens. She is survived by her children, Scottie (Jerry) Misner, Randol (Sheree) Bigge, and Christopher (Joyce) Bigge; her grandchildren, Cristina, Denise, Jason, Kristen, and Aaron, and nine great grandchildren. The visitation will be held at Surprise Funeral Care in the...
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Linda A. Tegard

September 26, 1942 - December 3, 2014

Linda Anne Cleary (Berchtold), 72, of Buckeye, Arizona, passed away on December 3, 2014. She was born on September 26, 1942 in Burlington, Iowa to Meredith and Nadine Cleary and was a graduate of Manual high school She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Berchtold, step-son Rick Berchtold, sisters, Rita Cleary and Donna Tucker, and her parents. She is survived by her son Christopher...
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Mary Lucille Flores

December 14, 1944 - December 2, 2014

Mary L. Flores, 69, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on December 02, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Guadalupe and Salvadora Negrete, daughter, Valerie Flores, and brothers, Manuel and Roman Negrete. She is survived by her beloved children, Julie, Nancy, Erin and Anna, and sisters Margaret and Gloria, and brothers, Benny, Guadalupe and Philipe Negrete. Memorial Services will be...
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Charles J. Goshkarian

March 2, 1924 - November 30, 2014

Charles J. Goshkarian, 90, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on November 30, 2014. He was born on March 2, 1924, in West New York, New Jersey, to Jack and Rose Goshkarian. Charles grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and moved to Arizona in 1955. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in WWII. He retired in August of 1984 from the APS Gas Department after 28 years of service. Charles loved...
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David Michael Bell

March 3, 1946 - November 22, 2014

David Michael Bell, 68, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on November 22, 2014. He was born on March 3, 1946, in Harvey, Illinois, to Glenn and Janet Bell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. David was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Randall Bell. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Bell, daughters, Dawn (Michael) McDowell, Nicole (Jeffrey) Troiani, Jaime Bell and...
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Kenneth Gordon Sherman

January 10, 1921 - November 22, 2014

Kenneth Gordon Sherman was born on January 10, 1921 in Lyndon Station, WI to Ivan Ashley Sherman and Gladys Jeanette (Bump) Sherman and passed away on November 22, 2014. He had two sisters and was raised in Madison, WI. Ken was a good student who was always fascinated with airplanes and flight. While attending engineering classes at the University of Wisconsin, he also worked on his pilot's...
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Edward Victor Cardinal

May 24, 1935 - November 17, 2014

Edward Victor Cardinal, 79, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on November 17, 2014. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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David R. Nothwang

May 17, 1933 - November 14, 2014

David R. Nothwang, age 81, passed away on November 14th, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. Dave was born in Little Rock, AK, but moved to California with his family in his teens. He attended Van Nuys High School and UCLA before joining the Navy as a Naval Cadet in 1953. His Naval Career extended over 25 years. As a Navy Officer and Pilot he served in flying status aboard numerous...
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Anna Lee Heagerty

March 21, 1921 - November 13, 2014

Anna Lee Heagerty, 93, of Sun City West, Arizona, passed away on November 13, 2014. Graveside servies will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, November 24, 2014, at Rock Prairie Cemetery in Halltown, MO, under the direction of Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral home in Kansas City, Missouri.
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David Karpel

November 12, 1941 - November 9, 2014

David Karpel, 72, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on November 9, 2014. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Cedar Park Cemetery in Paramus, New Jersey. Arrangements etrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Jerell Lee Newcomb

January 10, 1928 - November 4, 2014

Jerell Lee Newcomb, 86, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on November 4, 2014. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. No services are scheduled at this time. To sign Jerell's online guest registry, please visit www.surprisefuneralcare.com
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Linda Allman

November 7, 1957 - November 2, 2014

Linda Allman, 56, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on November 2, 2014. Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 9, 2014, from 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. with Funeral Services at 3:00 P.M. at Surprise Funeral Care, 16063 W. Bell Rd., Surprise, Arizona, 85374. Interment will take place at a later date at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Mineral Wells, West Virginia, under the direction of Leavitt Funeral Home in...
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Elaine Irene Salel

March 28, 1925 - October 30, 2014


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Gabriel Aaron Bueno

October 28, 2014 - October 28, 2014


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Betty June Anderson

December 26, 1931 - October 24, 2014

Betty June Anderson, 82, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on October 24, 2014. She was born on December 26, 1931, in Los Angeles, California, to Brent and Sophie Strunk, who preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughters, Carla Anderson, Rochelle (Vaughn) Long and Tracy Anderson, grandchildren, Tanner Fielder and Jordan Anderson-Lausten and brother, Bill Strunk. Inurnment will take...
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David V. Dobias

October 11, 1937 - October 20, 2014

David V. Dobias, 77, passed away peacefully on October 20, 2014 at his home in Surprise, Arizona. He was born on October 11, 1937 in Milroy, Minnesota to Ferdinand and Louise Dobias.He proudly served in the U.S. Air Force for over 20 years and retired in December of 1976. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in the Vietnam War. After retirement from the Air Force, he was a Production...
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Ian Robert Feddersen

November 16, 1934 - October 20, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Zachary Allan Linden-Balk

October 12, 1990 - October 17, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Tyler Scott Barnard

August 17, 1977 - October 16, 2014

Tyler Scott Barnard, 37, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2014. Tyler was born on August 17, 1977, in Edmonds, Washington. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents and paternal grandmother. He is survived by his loving parents, Mike and Linda Barnard, grandfather, Ken Barnard, brothers, Todd (Katie) and Ryan Barnard, nephew, Jacob, niece, McKenzie, and...
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Ruth Ann Dellenberger

July 29, 1921 - October 15, 2014

Ruth Dellenberger, 93, of Surprise, departed this life surrounded by those who loved her, on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. She was born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, to George C. and Fannie P. (Davis) Watson on July 29, 1921. She spent most of her life in Akron, Ohio, except for time spent around the world with her military husband, Edwin F. Keck, the father of her 3 children. After Edwin died...
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Frederick Earl Book

January 26, 1954 - October 13, 2014

Frederick "Rick" Earl Book, age 60, of Fairfield, IL, passed away on October 13, 2014. He was born on January 26, 1954, in Fairfield, Illinois, to Frederick and Alberta (nee: Tickner) Book, who preceded him in death. Rick retired from the Fairfield Community High School after 34 years as a Physical Education Teacher. He coached Football, Wrestling, Cross Country and Track & Field. Rick...
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Charles Ultes Wallace

August 7, 1939 - October 8, 2014

Charles Ultes Wallace Jr. was born in Springfield, Ohio to Charles and Estelle (Adams) Wallace Sr. on August 7, 1939. He served in the National Guard. He was a self employeed air conditioning repairman. Charles is survived by his son, Douglas (Kelley) Wallace, Grandchildren Bradley Wallace, Jason and Corey Madera and Austin Wallace. He is also survived by his brother Frank Wallace and sister...
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Rosalie Taylor Bruington

February 18, 1925 - October 5, 2014

Rosalie Taylor Bruington, 89, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on October 5, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Bruington, and sister, Jayne Holt. She is survived by her children, Jane (Barry) Shrum and Bob (Lynda) Bruington, grandchildren, Tracey Shrum, Kristy, Lafitte, Brian Shrum, Kris Bruington and Cali Vogel, and great grandchildren, Viviana, Justin, Darian Brennan,...
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Larry Leo Dailey

October 4, 1938 - October 2, 2014

Larry Leo Dailey, 75, passed away on October 2, 2014, after a brave 2 year battle with leukemia. All who knew him loved him and our shared memories will last forever. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, daughters, Laurie and LaVonne, sister, Melba and countless loved ones. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Society or the blood bank. A Mass of Christian Burial...
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Donald Wilson Jack

July 8, 1934 - October 2, 2014

Donald W. Jack, 80 passed away on October 2, 2014. He is survived by Jean Pearson Jack, his loving wife of 60 years. His dedication as a husband is harmonized by his love for his three children, Doug (Sherri) Jack, Donna (Mark) Tappe and Dennis Jack. Seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.Don was a successful Sales Engineer during his career. All who had the pleasure of working with...
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Maybelle S. Worman

June 8, 1934 - September 29, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Sue Ellen Hurst

August 16, 1939 - September 27, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Duane Emett Phelps

May 28, 1935 - September 20, 2014

No services at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Harry William Kirkpatrick

September 3, 1934 - September 19, 2014

Kirkpatrick, Harry Williampassed away on Friday, September 19, 2014 in his home after battling cancer for 2 years. Harry was born on September 3, 1934 in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended the University of Missouri receiving his Bachelor of Science in Business. He worked his way through college being active in the ROTC. Also, while at MU he met his college sweetheart. After serving in the military...
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Anselma Zamora Munoz

April 21, 1927 - September 17, 2014

All service for Anselma Zamora Munoz will be held in Orange California. Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Jean F. King

May 30, 1934 - September 14, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Mark Edward Paluszewski

December 2, 1966 - September 13, 2014

Mark Edward Paluszewski, 47, of Surprise, AZ, passed away on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at his home. He was born in Meriden, Connecticut to Edward and Kathleen (Syme) Paluszewski. He is survived by his wife, Melinda; his mother, Kathleen; father-in-law, Delmer (Patricia) Stellyes; brothers, Marshall (Brenda) and Michael (Linda) Paluszewski; brother-in-law, Joseph, and many friends who called...
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Joe Nestor Roybal

January 15, 1926 - September 11, 2014

Joe Nestor Roybal, 88, passed away on September 11, 2014 in Surprise, AZ. He was born on January 15, 1926 to Nestor and Tillie Roybal in Minturn, CO. Joe honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War era, and received the Bronze Star. He worked at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs as a heating plant engineer for 30 years. He also worked in maintenance...
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Johnny G. Garcia

August 15, 1928 - September 9, 2014

Johnny G. Garcia of Surprised, AZ, passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on September 9, 2014. He was born on August 15, 1928 to Santos and Maria Garcia in Williams, AZ. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary Alice Garcia. Johnny is also survived by his two daughters, Margarita Garcia and Anna Fidela (Fifi) and her husband Chris Calzada; three grandchildren, Christopher...
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Effie Mae Kelley

July 26, 1924 - September 4, 2014

Effie Mae Kelley entered into eternal life September 4, 2014 in Surprise, Arizona. She was born in Austwell, Texas July 26, 1924. Effie is survived by Daughter, Karen (Vern) Bjork, Sons Robert and Richard (Andrea) Hoskins, Brother Gene Crews. Also surviving are six grandchlidren and three great grandchildren.. A celbration of life will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in Olinger Chapel...
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Richard J. Gurska

January 15, 1927 - August 31, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Marjorie Ann Yates

August 15, 1930 - August 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Marjorie Ann Goodwin

August 15, 1930 - August 28, 2014

Marjorie Ann Goodwin, 84 of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on August 28, 2014 with her family near her side. She was born on August 15, 1930 in Greenbush, Illinois to Jesse C. and Celeste C. (nee Yeoman) Whisler. She is survived by her beloved family, three daughters, Patricia Ann McLaughlin, Kathe Lynn (Robert) Yates and Teresa (Edward) Lampke; one son, W. Andrew (Darla) Goodwin; six loving...
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Paul Edward Rohl

March 25, 1923 - August 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Mihai Gall

January 8, 1953 - August 28, 2014

Mihai Gall, 61, of Surprise, AZ, passed away on August 28, 2014, with his family by his side. He was born on January 8, 1953 in Romania, one of two children born to Mihai and Ilona (nee Rovosz) Gall, Sr. He is survived by his beloved wife, Monica Gall; his two children, Tiberiu (Rosseane), and Caius Gall; two loving grandchildren--Alexander and Christian Gall; one sister, Ildiko (Francisc) Soos;...
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