Our Obituaries

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

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Marjorie Ann Yates

August 15, 1930 - August 28, 2014

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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

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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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Francis Joseph Pianalto

January 8, 1942 - August 27, 2014

Francis "Frank" Joseph Pianalto, 72, died Wednesday August 27th in Sun City, AZ. He was born January 8, 1942, to George and Clara (Barenberg) Pianalto in Atwood, KS. He attended grade school at the Hillside School District in rural Atwood and attended high school at Maur Hill Prep School in Atchinson, KS, graduating in 1960.He served in the US Air force from 1960-1964 including a post as SGT for...
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Anthony Julian Marro

April 11, 1944 - August 26, 2014

Anthony Julian Marro, 70, of Surprise, AZ., passed away on August 26, 2014 with his family by his side. He was born on April 11, 1944 in Chicago, IL to Julian and Josephine (nee Arcara) Marro. Anthony served his country honorably in the United States Army while in Germany during 1965 ''' '67. Before retirement in 1987, Anthony worked for United Air Lines, Chicago O'Hare for 22 years where he...
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Joyce Enid MONTANA

March 16, 1930 - August 23, 2014

Joyce Enid Montana entered into eternal rest August 23, 2014 in Surprise, Arizona. She was born in Meriden, Connecticut. Joyce is survived by daughters LInda Sato and Debbie Morin, 6 Grandchildren, Steve, Sheri, Amanda, Scott, Dylan and Caitlin. 4 Great Granchildren, Lauryn, Tatiana, Steven and Ethan. She was preceded in death by her parents Reginald and Annie. Son John, Brother Roy Cawthraw and ...
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Frank V. Rizzo

August 12, 1928 - August 22, 2014

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Bernard Eugene Jostes

February 27, 1933 - August 21, 2014

Bernard Eugene Jostes Jr., 81 of Surprise, AZ, passed away on August 21, 2014. He was born on February 27, 1933 in Hammond, IN, the oldest of seven sons to Bernard E., Sr. and Dorothy Booker. Bernard is the beloved husband of Edna L. Jostes; loving father of Susan Jostes of Gold Canyon, AZ and Carrie and Jeff Davidson of Dyer, IN ; one dear granddaughter Hannah Davidson; three loving brothers...
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Faye Doris Taylor

October 5, 1921 - August 20, 2014

Faye Doris Taylor passed away Wednesday August 20, 2014. She was born October 5, 1921 in Donaldson, Arkansas. Doris is survived by her son Jeff (Linda) Taylor, Daughter Sharon (Andy) Kurtz, 5 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 3-6pm Friday August 22, at Surprise Funeral Care, 16063 West Bell Road, Surprise, Arizona 85374. Funeral Services will be held in...
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Larry Dale Williams

March 4, 1936 - August 20, 2014

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Jules Arthur Joseph Bilodeau

July 28, 1931 - August 17, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Barbara Ann Conner

October 8, 1932 - August 15, 2014

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John Stanley Dalton

August 16, 1941 - August 11, 2014

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Tom Richard Wong

February 8, 1970 - August 7, 2014

Tom R Wong, age 44, of Irvine, California, passed away on August 7, 2014. He graced the world on February 8, 1970 with a warming smile in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He was married to Linda Te for 18 joyous years. Tom had an infectious sense of humor that brought smiles and laughter to everyone's hearts. He impacted each person that was fortunate enough to cross his path. His jovial nature kept you...
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Glennie E. Scott

August 25, 1916 - August 5, 2014

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LaVonne Helen Marchand Woy

December 9, 1933 - August 2, 2014

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Robert W. Rowland

April 2, 1927 - August 2, 2014

Robert Williams Rowland, 87, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on August 2, 2014. Robert was a U.S. Navy WWII Veteran who served in the South Pacific. He was a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (Associates Degree) and earned a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Science in Distributive Education from Richmond Professional Institute. Bob spent a...
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Joseph J. Cupchak

May 9, 1959 - August 2, 2014

Joseph J. Cupchak Jr., 55, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on August 2, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Bernadette Brecht, mother-in-law, Shirley Brecht, aunt, Carol Hartman, mother, Dolores Cupchak, father, Joseph (Carol) Cupchak Sr., brother, Steven (Beth) Cupchak, cousins, Hank Hartman and Holly Harris and friend, Patricia Sweet. Jay's family would especially like to thank all...
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Curtis Wayne Brazelton

November 17, 1986 - August 1, 2014

Curtis Wayne Brazelton, age 27, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away August 1, 2014. Curtis was born November 17, 1986 in Tucson, Arizona and graduated from Sunrise Mountain High School in 2005. He was married to Katherine (Katie) Harford on March 28, 2009.Curtis is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the number one pride and joy in his life is his family. Curtis was a...
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Ruth GARDNER

May 1, 1925 - July 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Jane Elizabeth Kerzan

June 18, 1947 - July 25, 2014

Jane Elizabeth Kerzan, 67, of Arizona, passed away July 25, 2014 in Buckeye, Arizona. Visitation will be held at Surprise Funeral Care, 16063 W. Bell Rd., Surprise, AZ 85374 on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 P.M. Funeral Services will be held at Advent Episcopal Church, 13150 Spanish Garden Drive, Sun City West, AZ, on Wednesday, July 30th at 1:00 P.M. with the Reverend Gabe...
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Robert John Leslie

May 20, 1942 - July 21, 2014

Robert (Bob) John LeslieBob was a great and wonderful man who will be remembered bymany. Bob Leslie passed away at home in Surprise, AZ on July21, 2014 with his family by his side.Bob was born in Havre, MT on May 20,1942. In 1945, his familymoved to Kalispell, MT where his dad worked as a banker. Bobstarted working at the age of 8 as a paperboy. After working as abox boy at B & B groceries...
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Thomas Francis Naughton

September 15, 1926 - July 18, 2014

Thomas (Tom) Francis Naughton, a retired educator who touched the lives of thousands of students, died July 18, 2014 of complications after undergoing aortic valve replacement surgery. He was 87 years old.Tom and his fraternal twin Ambrose were born on September 15, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, to Thomas Richard Naughton and Bridget Brennan Naughton. Seeking a better life for their growing family,...
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Linda L. Monk

April 9, 1949 - July 15, 2014

Linda Lavada (Ford) Monk died on July 15th in Phoenix, AZ with her loving husband Tom by her side. Following a valiant three year battle with brain cancer, Linda transferred to hospice care in early July 2013. Her strong will to live, her deep faith in God, and the love of her family carried her through another year. Linda was born April 9, 1949, the daughter of Raymond and Mattie Burnett and...
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Jack E. Reeves

September 25, 1933 - July 7, 2014

Jack Eugene Reeves 80, of Surprise, AZ peacefully passed away into the arms of Jesus on July 7, 2014. He was born on September 25, 1933 to Roy and Mary Reeves in Daleville, Indiana. He was one of ten children in a close and loving family. Over 61 years ago, Jack married the love of his life, Mona M. Reeves (nee Runyan). Together through this union are two daughters; Cynthia (David) Miller and...
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Robert Judd Hoffman

July 24, 1934 - July 7, 2014

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Ann E. Miller

February 10, 1924 - July 4, 2014

Ann E. Miller, 90, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on July 4, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Frederick Joseph Miller, children, Frederick (Sherri) Miller and Barbara (Rodolfo) Richterrich and grandchildren, Braydon and Conner Richterrich. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Allen Blitstein

July 26, 1933 - July 4, 2014

Allen Blitstein died on July 4, 2014, at age 80. He was born on July 26, 1933, in the Bronx, New York. Following high school he joined the Marine Corps, serving for over two years and obtaining the rank of Sergeant. He then moved to California with his family and graduated from the University of California at Northridge. He went on to earn a Ph. D. in Economics from the University of...
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Charles Luther Tarbox

May 18, 1937 - July 3, 2014

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Jill Fields

September 25, 1943 - July 3, 2014

Jill A. Fields, 70, of Buckeye, Arizona, passed away on July 3, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Alan Fields, and daughter, Hope Rosen and Kate Fields. No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Rowdy Dawson

June 29, 1949 - June 29, 2014

.Rowdy Dawson beloved husband of Karen K. Dawson, loving stepfather of Christy, Cyndy and Billy; dear grandfather of Stephanie, Jake, Jeremy and Abigail; loving brother of Samantha, Annette, Elaine, Pat, Dawn, Gene, Roy and Chuck. Rowdy was an active member of the Surprise Regional Chamber of Commerce, serving the community as a Delegate; member of Team National and President of Toastmasters of...
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Marilyn Joyce Tiemann

February 4, 1928 - June 26, 2014

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Marion Elaine Reed

March 30, 1918 - June 25, 2014

MARION ELAINE REED, 96 OF SURPRISE, ARIZONA PASSED AWAY JUNE 25, 2014. SHE WAS BORN MARCH 30, 1918 IN MARSHALL, MICHIGAN TO FRED AND BEATRICE FACE. SHE IS SURVIVED BY DAUGHTERS LINDA ZULL WILTON, BRENDA ZULL GOLDEN AND SON MICHAEL ZULL, BROTHER ROLLIE FACE AND SISTER DONNA FACE, GRANDDAUGHTERS YVETTE LOBO GOMEZ AND ROBYN GULLEY, GRANDSONS VICTOR, JOHNNY AND ALLEN GULLEY AND EIGHT GREAT...
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David Lee Rogers

June 5, 1938 - June 22, 2014

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Marian Eva Dionne

December 11, 1934 - June 20, 2014

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James Michael Donahue

July 24, 1921 - June 18, 2014

James Michael Donahue Sr., 92, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on June 18, 2014. He was preceded in death by his son, Dennis Donahue. He is survived by his loving wife, Gloria Donahue, children, Colleen Donahue and James Donahue Jr., grandchildren, Crystal (Geoff) Coon, Tracey (Page Smith) Donahue and Lauren (Greg Johnson) Donahue and great grandchild, Zoey Coon. A memorial service will be...
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Marcos Gomez

July 17, 1936 - June 18, 2014

Marcos Gomez Jr., 77, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on June 18, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Bilsan Gomez, children, Teresa (George) Soto, Luisa (Mark) Hannon, Andrew Gomez, Marcos A. (Claudia) Gomez and Judy (Neftali) Soto, 12 granchildren, 1 great grandchild and brother, Santos (Sivia) Gomez. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. with Funeral Services...
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Ingeborg Kyle

May 20, 1931 - June 17, 2014

Ingeborg "Ann" Kyle, 84, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on June 17, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Walter Kyle, and brother, Horst Meyer. She is survived by her loving children, Sharon Turner, Debra Hassell, Maggie (Gary) Sparks and Charles Richard (Kristy) Kyle, grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Blake Kyle, Erin and Josh Sparks, Will Hassell and Shawn Moore, great...
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Robert George Bluhm

July 7, 1941 - June 11, 2014

Robert George Bluhm, 72, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on June 11, 2014. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at 10:00 A.M. at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church, 17111 W. Bell Rd., Surprise, AZ 85374. Arrangements entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, AZ.
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Mary Elizabeth Copenhaver

November 16, 1936 - June 9, 2014

Mary Elizabeth Copenhaver, 77, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on June 9, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grant Copenhaver, parents, John and Elizabeth McGilvray, sister, Anne McGilvray and brothers, Alan, Alec and Jack McGilvray. She is survived by her loving children, Stephen (Lauree Dixon) Copenhaver, Kristina (Michael) Midkiff, Lorraine (Brian Beisser) Stafford, Paul ...
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Agnes Marie Joyce

January 8, 1933 - June 1, 2014

Agnes Marie Joyce, 81, of Surpirse, Arizona, passed away on June 1, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Josph and Bridget Neary and brother, James Neary. She is survived by her loving husband, Peter Joyce, sons, Michael and Sean Joyce, grandchildren, Randon and Chloe Joyce, brothers, Joseph Neary and John (Geraldine) Neary and nephew, John Joyce. Visitation will be held on Friday,...
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Joseph Arsen Kurkjian

July 22, 1941 - May 30, 2014

Joseph Arsen Kurkjian, 72, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on May 30, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife, Sue Kurkjian, daughters, Kim Kurkjian, Suzie (Andy) Kurkjian-Yeats and Sheri (Chris) Saenz, brother, John (Deborah) Kurkjian, two godchildren, Joey Kurkjian and Mikayla Kurkjian and eight grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014, at 4:00 P.M. with Memorial...
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Florence Maxine Marshall

November 14, 1920 - May 30, 2014

Florence Maxine Marshall, 93, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on May 30, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack F. Marshall, son, Jackie Marshall, daughter-in-law, Gerrie Marshall, grandson, Jackie Marshall, granddaughter, Paula Marshall and five brothers and sisters. She is survived by her children, Larry (Jeanne) Marshall, Cary (Sonja) Marshall, Terry Marshall, Sherry (Kirby)...
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Herbert Lee Dupre

June 10, 1933 - May 26, 2014

Herbert Lee Dupre, 80, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on May 26, 2014. He was preceded in death by his son, Paul Bolfa, parents, Valmon and Ena Dupre and brothers, Mike and Irvin Dupre. He is survived by his loving wife, Amrella Dupre, children, Cynthia (Luke) Guillory, Brenda (Joey) Fontenot and Chad (Melody) Dupre, grandchildren, Joshua, Stacey, Kim, Ryan and Seth, great grandchildren,...
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Gerald Roy Piper

April 10, 1937 - May 25, 2014

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Charlotte Cooley

August 4, 1917 - May 21, 2014

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LaVonne Marie Pavlak

January 31, 1923 - May 21, 2014

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Irwin Pollack

August 10, 1939 - May 19, 2014

Irwin Pollack, 74, of Surprise, AZ, passed away on May 19, 2014. He was born on August 10, 1939, in the Bronx, New York, to Max and Yetta Pollack. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Herman Pollack. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandy, sons, Mitchell and James (Shari), grandchildren, Hannah and Ethan, sister-in-law, Rachel and nephew, Isaac. A memorial service will be...
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Janet Mae Clewell

September 13, 1942 - May 18, 2014

Janet (Jan) Clewell, 71, of Surprise, AZ, passed away on May 18, 2014. Janet was born to Donald and Kathryn Metz on September 13, 1942, in Bethlehem, PA. She graduated from Nazareth Area Sr. High School in PA in 1960 and obtained an Associates of Arts degree in 1962 from Rider University in Trenton, NJ. In addition, she received a Bachelor of Science degree and Masters in Special Education...
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Josephine Jane Freytag

May 2, 1942 - May 17, 2014

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Elizabeth Ann Kuhfahl

July 6, 1936 - May 10, 2014

Elizabeth Ann Kuhfahl of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on May 10, 2014. She was born on July 6, 1936 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is survived by her beloved husband of 50 years, David John Kuhfahl; her sisters Nioma Egger of Lincoln, Nebraska and her sister in-laws Irene Lowder of Yukon, Oklahoma, Shirley Lowder of Houston, Texas and Marion Parise of Parma, Ohio. Elizabeth was a loving and...
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Donald Joseph Mac Isaac

December 21, 1936 - May 7, 2014

Donald Joseph Mac Isaac, 77, of Sun City West, Arizona, passed away on May 7, 2014. He was preceded in death by his son, Randy Mac Isaac, parents, John and Clara Mac Isaac and brother, John Mac Isaac. He is survived by his loving wife, Ruby Mac Isaac, son, Donald (Barbara) Mac Isaac Jr., five grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 20,...
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Kaye Savage

May 11, 1945 - May 3, 2014

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Charles Clifton Holland, Jr.

March 29, 1941 - May 1, 2014

Charles Clifton Holland, Jr., 73, of Sun City, AZ, passed away into the arms of the Lord on May 1, 2014. Charles is the beloved husband of Sandra; loving father of Laura Wilson and Charlotte (John) Simms; beloved grandfather of Michael, Jake and Sarah Franklin and Josiah and Asher Simms; brother of Tom (Mary Ann) Holland and David Holland; one niece and three nephews. Charles and Sandra began...
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Gerald Paredes

March 26, 1964 - April 21, 2014

Gerald Paredes, Jr., 50, of Surprise, AZ. passed away on April 21, 2014. He was born March 26, 1964 in Hollywood, CA. and was raised in Hacienda Hts., CA. He is survived by his loving wife, Deborah, son, Shaun, parents, Gerry and Gloria, brothers, Andrew, Johnny (Michelle), Robby, niece Nevaeh and his faithful canine companions Mia and Molly. Gerald loved life and enjoyed everyday. He had a huge...
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Pluma F. Kramer

June 28, 1922 - April 4, 2014

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Rosalinde Schories

April 17, 1930 - March 31, 2014

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Zena Ceder

August 4, 1920 - March 15, 2014

Zena Ceder, 93, of Peoria, Arizona, passed away on March 15, 2014. Burial will take place at Zviller Cemetery in Boston, MA. Arrangments entrusted to Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona and Levine Chapel in Brookline, Massachusetts.
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Lawrence Gerard Dower

June 7, 1933 - February 24, 2014

Lawrence "Larry" Gerard Dower, 80, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on February 24, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Margaret Dower, siblings, Raymond, Margaret and Mary Lou Dower and children, Patricia Fermanis and Michael Dower. He is survived by his loving wife, June Dower, children, Maureen Dower, Brenda Dower and Laura Pendergast, sons-in-law, Nicholas Fermanis...
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Cleora Raeverne Stanfield

September 13, 1918 - February 20, 2014

Cleora Raeverne Stanfield, 95, of Surprise, AZ and formerly of Hemet, California, passed away on February 20, 2014. Se was born on September 13, 1918 in Hemet to Raymond V. and Ima S. Redmon. Cleora is survived by her one loving daughter and son in-law, Lynne R. and Rodney Thompson; two loving sons, James A. and Jack A. Stanfield; and her loving grandchilden. Together Forever, Cleora will...
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Douglas Manson Halcrow

November 6, 1940 - February 20, 2014

Douglas Manson Halcrow, 73, of Waddell, AZ, passed away on February 20, 2014. Doug was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Velva E. Halcrow. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Marsha Diane Baldwin Halcrow and daughters, Stephanie and Shelley Halcrow. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 10:30 AM at Surprise...
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Gary Prochnow

September 2, 1952 - January 1, 2014

Gary Prochnow, 61, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2014. Gary was born to Marvel (Weckwerth) and Ervin Prochno in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, on September 2, 1952. He was raised and attended school in Markesan, Wisconsin. He proudly served in the United States Army, Supply and Armor Division receiving the National Defense Service Medal and Expert Rifle award. Gary attended...
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Donald V. Green

August 19, 1932 - September 10, 2013

Donald V. Green, 81, of Surprise, Arizona, passed away on September 10, 2013. Don retired from Scott Paper as a forklift driver and enjoyed nearly 27 years of retirement with his wife, Colleen, in the Happy Trails Community of Surprise. He had a wonderful sense of humor and will be dearly missed by all those who loved him. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Colleen Green, children,...
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Clemente Torres Garza

October 25, 1948 - September 3, 2013

Clemente T. Garza, 64, of Phoenix, AZ passed away peacefully on September 3, 2013. He was born in Tahoka, TX on October 25, 1948 to the late Juan and Maria Garza. He was raised in San Angelo, TX and moved to AZ in 1963 where he met his lifelong love, Eloisa P. Gutierrez. Clemente served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. During this time, he was awarded the National...
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Paul Joseph Webb

March 27, 1962 - July 25, 2013

Paul Joseph Webb, 51, passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord on July 25, 2013 in Surprise, AZ. Paul was born on March 27, 1962 in Belle Fourche, SD to the late James E. Webb. He was working for Nomac Drilling, Oklahoma City, OK (outside Douglas, WY). He will be forever loved and missed by his family. He is survived by his beloved wife, Clorie A. Webb; son Zachary C. and daughter in...
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Desmond Dakota-Levi Terronez

April 2, 1997 - May 3, 2013

Desmond "Dezi" Dakota-Levi, 16, of Surprise, AZ peacefully passed away May 3, 2013 in Phoenix. He was born on April 2, 1997, in Silvis, IL, the youngest of five. Dezi endured many physical challenges throughout his life. Those challenges never stopped him from sharing his beautiful bright smile and the excitement and wonder in his eyes with all those he knew. Dezi was a sophomore at...
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Edmund Joseph Ptashinski

April 15, 1935 - April 18, 2013

Ed's Eulogy - Below are eulogies written by family members and read at Ed's celebration of life: I am Ed and Barb's middle daughter, Pam, or as Dad lovingly referred to me, "Sue, Pam, Dee, whatever the hell your name is get over here." First off we kids and grandkids want to thank Mom for taking such good care of Dad, not just these past few months, but for their entire 56 years of...
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Thomas Frank Kaelin

February 14, 1948 - April 13, 2013

Thomas Frank Kaelin, 65, of Surprise, AZ is in the arms of our Lord after quietly passing away the evening April 13, 2013, with his beloved wife, Mary Kaye, at his side. Born on February 14, 1948 to WWII veteran Edward Kaelin and beloved wife Dorothy in Cincinnati, OH, Tom grew up in St. Bernard parish with elder brothers Raymond and Larry (Janet). After attending Roger Bacon High School, he...
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Zachary Allan Linden

Unknown

Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Edith May Webb Harrington

September 13, 1910 - Unknown

No services at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Surprise Funeral Care, Surprise, Arizona.
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Vilma Antonia Johanson

April 11, 1930 - Unknown

Vilma Antonia Johanson-Petterborg, 84, of Surprise, AZ passed away on September 9, 2014 with her family near her side. She was born on April 11, 1930 to William and Ella (nee Cheslock) Straby in Highfalls, Quebec, Canada. Vilma was an OB- GYN RN, working in the medical field for many years. She is a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She will be dearly missed and...
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William Ray Dempsey

September 11, 1949 - Unknown


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