Our Obituaries

Nguyen Thi Pham

April 20, 1957 - January 20, 2017

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Steven Alan Menard

April 29, 1943 - January 18, 2017

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Robert William KORTH

August 3, 1933 - January 17, 2017

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Nita Ruth HASCHETS

March 2, 1926 - January 17, 2017

Nita Ruth Martin Haschets, passed into the loving arms of Jesus Christ, her Lord and Savior on January 17, 2017, exactly twelve years after the death of her precious husband, Andrew Haschets. Nita was born March 2, 1926, in Limestone County, Texas. When she was two they moved to Sudan, Texas, and at age 5, to Littlefield, Texas. The family moved to Hobbs, New Mexico, when Nita was 9 and her...
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Carole Leslie Cox

January 22, 1944 - January 16, 2017

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Daniel N/a FILOSA

June 10, 1935 - January 16, 2017

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Erin Rose TARLETON

June 22, 1959 - January 15, 2017

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Ruth Esther MacIver

July 29, 1923 - January 15, 2017

MacIver, Ruth Esther age 93, died January 15, from complications of old age. She was a loving and faithful wife of 52 years to Smith Leavitt MacIver, who preceded her in death. Ruth was a former employee of Walmart. She is survived by her son, Alan and his wife, Lois; seven grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren. Funeral to be held Friday, January 20, 11 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of...
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Robert Francis Silva

February 16, 1940 - January 11, 2017

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Jo Neal Griffin

November 18, 1931 - January 11, 2017

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George Michael VOLETA

August 16, 1949 - January 8, 2017

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Helen Irene Fehr

August 17, 1924 - January 8, 2017

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Dorothy Evelyn Rueve

March 28, 1922 - January 8, 2017

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Ki Soon Choi

September 20, 1930 - January 3, 2017

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Cliff Line

February 13, 1943 - January 3, 2017

Cliff Line was born on February 13, 1943 in New Orleans, LA, to Waldo Clifford Line and Dorothy Gutelius. During Cliff's childhood he lived in New Orleans, Chicago and Minneapolis, and attended school in St. Louis Park, MN. He was employed by Multifoods for most of his career. Cliff served in the United States Army. He met his wife Betty in 1962 and they were married in 1963. Among his many...
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Donna Lee Gish

September 23, 1939 - January 3, 2017

Donna Lee Gish, age 77 of Apache Junction, AZ, passed away peacefully January 3, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ. Born September 23, 1939 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Richard A. and Bessie Lee (Clifton) Rouse. Donna grew up in Cincinnati area graduating from Taylor High School in 1957. Survivors include her longtime spouse Dale Gish, son Jeffrey Kloosterman, daughter Tracy Lee Witsch, step-daughters Shelle...
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Nellie J. Feldaverd

January 21, 1918 - January 2, 2017

Nellie J Feldaverd joined her family and friends in heaven on January 2, 2017. She was born January 21, 1918 in South English, Iowa to Otto Loren and Elvira LaFaine (Wheeler) Greenlee.Nellie had two brothers, Robert L Greenlee and one who died at birth. Her father died when she was 10 from tuberculosis. She lived on the family farm with her mother, brother and grandparents, Erie & Annie...
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Thomas Hugh Kratochvil

March 19, 1932 - December 30, 2016

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George WELCKLE

August 29, 1932 - December 29, 2016

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Edward Charles Bourdon

July 10, 1944 - December 29, 2016

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George Joseph Welckle

August 29, 1932 - December 29, 2016

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Nancy Lou Lippse

July 2, 1937 - December 29, 2016

Nancy Lou Lippse, 79, a resident of Chandler, passed away on December 29, 2016, in Chandler.She was born on July 22, 1937, the eldest of 5 children to Benjamin and Betty (Gray) Davis in Los Angeles, California. Moving to Tucson at an early age, she grew up in Arizona, and graduated from Wilcox High School. She met Billy Lippse in high school, and they were married on December 19, 1953, in Tucson,...
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Erick Scott Laura

April 3, 1990 - December 28, 2016

Erick Scott Laura, 26, a resident of Apache Junction, Arizona, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016.He was born on April 3, 1990, son of Michael Laura and Jacqueline (Huckabee) Laura in Southfield, Michigan. He grew up in White Lake, Michigan, and graduated from Lakeland High School in 2008. After high school he attended community college in Arizona, and went on to attend Motorcycle...
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Johnnie Carol Fletcher

November 12, 1933 - December 28, 2016

Fletcher, Johhnie Carol was born 11/12/1933 in Vernon, TX and passed away in Chandler, AZ on 12/28/2016. He was born to John and Alice Fletcher and is survived by his two brothers, Jerry Doyle Fletcher and James Charles Fletcher. Johnnie was married to Anne Lenahan Fletcher for 50 years until her passing on January 21, 2006. He was preceded in death by his children, John, Denise and Paul Fletcher...
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Alfred George Hammann

July 15, 1926 - December 28, 2016

Alfred George Hammann, 90, passed away on December 28, 2016, in Chandler, Arizona.Alfred was born in Ludwigshaven, Germany, to George and Margaret Hammann on July 15, 1926. He graduated from Public School 135 in Union City, New Jersey, and then attended East New York Technical High School. He enlisted in the US Army in August 1944, and then served in the European Theatre, Japanese Command and...
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Vida Getrude Brill

June 18, 1936 - December 27, 2016

Vida Gertrude (Bruns) Brill of Crete, Illinois took her last breath on December 27, 2016 in Chandler, Arizona after a bout with pneumonia.She was born on June 18, 1936 to Walter and Edna Bruns - the youngest of their four children. She graduated from Crete-Monee High School in 1954 and then worked for the local telephone company.On June 13, 1959 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Crete, Vida married...
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Robert Lee Pierle

November 22, 1937 - December 22, 2016

Robert L. Pierle, 79, died Dec. 22, 2016 at home in Sun Lakes, AZ.Bob was part of the original team that pioneered Night Vision Goggles (Bendix Corp.) for the military. He worked in Night Vision from 1959 to 2000 in Michigan, Massachusetts, and Arizona. His name is on the original patents for Night Vision. He retired from L3 Communications, Tempe, AZ in 2000 and then consulted for them from 2001...
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James Silvay, Sr.

August 23, 1937 - December 21, 2016

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Alicia Lopez Jimenez

April 24, 1965 - December 20, 2016

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Betty Jean Carroll

August 11, 1964 - December 20, 2016

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Alicia Jimenez

April 24, 1965 - December 20, 2016

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Tammy J. Pitcher

April 8, 1970 - December 20, 2016

Tamra "Tammy" Pitcher, 46, passed away on December 20, 2016. Tammy was born on April 8, 1970 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Tammy was an amazing and nurturing mother to her two boys. She always took the time to make others feel special, and she was truly loved by so many. She was an avid hiker and enjoyed visiting National Parks. Tammy was a true fan of the Arizona Cardinals and Nebraska Huskers. She will...
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Agnes O. TOWLER

January 1, 1923 - December 20, 2016

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Joshua F. Hall

September 22, 1990 - December 18, 2016

Joshua F Hall, 26, passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2016 from injuries sustained in a vehicle/pedestrian accident in Phoenix, AZJoshua was a lifelong Arizona resident. He was one of three children to Sam Naughton Hall and Richard Hall. Joshua was raised in Chandler and Scottsdale, AZ. He represented North Scottsdale's Desert Mountain High School (5A) in Varsity Wrestling and three Varsity...
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Gael Mae Johnson

January 13, 1918 - December 18, 2016

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Margaret Virginia Danna

December 6, 1928 - December 17, 2016

In loving memory of Margaret Virginia Danna (Peggy), 12/06/1928 - 12/17/16. Wife of Frank R. Danna Sr., mother of 9, grandmother to 30 and great grandmother to 21.Please join us for a memorial service honoring Peggy's life. 12/22/2016 from 4:30 - 6:30 at Valley of the Sun Mortuary, 10940 East Chandler Heights Rd., 85248
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Roy Delci BUELNA

October 2, 1926 - December 16, 2016

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Roy Delci BUELNA

October 2, 1926 - December 16, 2016

Roy Buelna, 90, a resident of Chandler, Arizona, passed away on December 16, 2016.He was born on October 2, 1926, the 3rd of 11 children to Lorenzo Apodaca and Teresa (Delci) Buelna. He grew up in Chandler, and attended Chandler High School. He enlisted in the US Navy after graduation, and served as a Corpsman, Pharmacist 1st mate division assigned to a Marine Corps. Unit during World War II....
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Kyung I. Park

February 20, 1936 - December 11, 2016

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Joshua Nathan Scherer

May 25, 1985 - December 9, 2016

Joshua Nathan Scherer, 31, a resident of Chandler, Arizona, passed away.He was born on May 25, 1985, the eldest of 2 children to Jeffrey Paul and Nancy Faye (Cole) Scherer in Rockville, Maryland. He grew up in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and Coral Springs, Florida. He graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and later graduated from Arizona State University, earning a Bachelor of Science...
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Edward Andrew Treglia

December 3, 1931 - December 9, 2016

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Thomas A. Schaefer

August 5, 1962 - December 9, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Tom Schaefer on December 9, 2016.Tom graduated from the United States Naval Academy (USNA) in Economics and received his Master's in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Post Graduate School. He proudly served his country for ten years before beginning a successful career with PepsiCo.He loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was...
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Cynthia Theresa Gloria

August 10, 1959 - December 9, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Cynthia Theresa Gloria on December 9, 2016. Cynthia was born in Yuma, AZ on August 10, 1959, she was the oldest of 4 children born to Jacinto and Ramona Lucero who have preceded her in death. Immediate surviving family members include her husband: Mark Gloria, daughter: Lisa Lathrop, son in-law: Steve Lathrop,...
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Vasanthi Williams

February 13, 1942 - December 8, 2016

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Andrew Forney

October 31, 1926 - December 6, 2016

Andrew Forney was born in Nashville, Tn. On October 31, 1926 to Arthur and Ettie Mae Forney. He was the youngest of seven children, all have preceded him in death, James, John, George, Zola, Viola and Phordama.Andrew was raised in Princeton West Virginia. As a young man in 1943, he joined the Armed Forces ,where he proudly served his country in War World II. He received an Honorable discharge....
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Beverly Jean WENDT

June 15, 1936 - December 5, 2016

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Donald James RICHIE

April 22, 1934 - December 4, 2016

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Troy Calvin Lee

January 5, 1944 - December 3, 2016

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Catherine Marie Hegarty

August 4, 1955 - December 2, 2016

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Sylvia M. NELSON

September 1, 1923 - December 2, 2016

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Kathleen Grace Johnston

August 1, 1920 - December 1, 2016

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Charles Henry Miller

October 6, 1937 - December 1, 2016

Charles ("Chuck") was a man who was adored by all who knew him. He was often referred to as "Stamper," a loving nickname given by his grandsons who meant the absolute world to him. The family and friends who had the privilege of being around him will remember his kind heart, patient nature, how easy it was to trust; admire and to love him. He was a man who no matter the task, no matter how...
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Jared Austin BRANDSTATTER

May 13, 1996 - December 1, 2016

Jared Austin Brandstatter was born on May 13, 1996 in Scottsdale, Arizona to Heimo and Corinne Brandstatter of Chandler, Arizona (formerly of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada). Jared embarked on his journey to a higher universe this November at the age of 20. Jared was preceded in death by his beloved grandmother, Inge Brandstatter of Kelowna, British Columbia. Jared is survived by his parents,...
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Koeta Jacobs

November 1, 1933 - November 30, 2016

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Diane Patricia Hudson

September 17, 1944 - November 30, 2016

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William Thomas Brooks

March 7, 1952 - November 30, 2016

William Thomas Brooks Jr. (Bill), 64 of Chandler, Arizona, passed away on November 30, 2016 at 8:44 a.m.Bill was born on March 7, 1952 in Brooklyn, NY. He was born to William Thomas and Jean Brooks. Bill was raised in Long Island, New York. He grew up with 4 sisters (Jeannie, Mary Elizabeth, Kathleen, and Ruthie) and 2 brothers (Kevin and Christopher). Bill attended the University of Dayton in...
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Wesley James Oakley

September 25, 1946 - November 28, 2016

Wesley J Oakley died peacefully at his home in Maricopa, AZ on November 28, 2016 at the age of 70 from a brief battle with cancer.Wes is survived by his Mother, Mary F Kiernan, of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. wife, Gail Neely Oakley, son, Wesley Oakley Jr., his wife, Lisa and grandsons, Jackson and Aidan, of Sherman Oaks, CA, and his loving and devoted daughter, Cheryl Oakley of Maricopa, AZ, several...
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Kayla Ann McDonald

November 3, 1949 - November 28, 2016

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Patrick Joseph Mitchell

April 13, 1955 - November 27, 2016

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Rick C. Lavis

February 1, 1940 - November 26, 2016

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Pasquale Bartuch

April 17, 1929 - November 24, 2016

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Patricio R. De La Cerda

March 17, 1931 - November 22, 2016

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Beverly Cross Bender

October 19, 1922 - November 19, 2016

Beverly Cross Bender of Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed away on November 19, 2016. She was born in upstate New York on October 19, 1922, and graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in home economics. On July 21, 1945, she married Bob, her childhood sweetheart. She lived and worked in Fayetteville, New York before retiring to Arizona. She is survived by her husband Robert F. Bender, children...
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William Arthur Earl

October 31, 1927 - November 19, 2016

William Earl passed away November 19, 2016 in Sun Lakes, AZ. He was a long time resident in the Seattle area. He is survived by his wife of 67 years. Mildred, daughter Jessica, son John, two grand daughters Lynnzey and Jacky, and one great grandson Joshua, brother Robert, sister-in-law Kathy. Burial at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ. At his request there will be no...
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Danny Neil Dennis

December 28, 1947 - November 19, 2016

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Tim R. Cagle

December 1, 1949 - November 18, 2016

Tim Cagle was born on December 1st, 1949 in Racine WI. He attended the Racine Unified School District schools and graduated in 1968 from J.I. Case High School with its' first graduating class. Tim attended Carthage College where he met the love of his life, Faye. The two were married May 6th 1972. Tim always had a love of airplanes which led him to his Associates Degree in Airline Management. ...
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Payte Ernest Brown

November 13, 1996 - November 18, 2016

Payte Ernest Brown of Queen Creek, Arizona died peacefully on November 18, 2016. Payte was born to Craig and Tina Brown on November 13, 1996 in Mesa, Arizona. He was the older brother of Contessa Brown. Payte is survived by his father, mother, sister, grandmother, several aunts and uncles, and his cousins. Payte Graduated from Basha High School in 2015. His hobbies included welding, fishing, and...
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Shirlee Maxine THOMPSON

August 17, 1925 - November 17, 2016

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William Stanley Congdon

January 2, 1927 - November 16, 2016

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Gene Raymond Gabaldon

September 29, 1969 - November 15, 2016

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Mary Evelyn Mantle

October 18, 1951 - November 15, 2016

Mary Evelyn Mantle, 65, a resident of Gilbert, passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.She was born on October 18, 1951, the youngest of 4 children to Raymond Monroe and Evelyn Ann (Murphy) Conley in Mexico, Missouri. She was raised on the family farm and attended elementary school in a one room school house, being the only student in her grade. The family later moved to Centralia, MO. and she...
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Mary Jane Wogan

November 26, 1926 - November 14, 2016

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Mary Jane Wogan

November 26, 1926 - November 14, 2016

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Bruce Dennis BEEKMAN

May 19, 1929 - November 11, 2016

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Bruce Dennis Beekman

May 19, 1929 - November 11, 2016

BRUCE DENNIS BEEKMANBorn May 19, 1929 in Atlantic, Iowa to Grover and Bernice Beekman. Bruce died on November 11, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Dorlene; his Dad and Mom; and two brothers, Ballard and Bill. He is survived by four daughters, Vicki Pool, Nancy Padrez (James), Laura Rosborough (Robert), and Jennifer Moore; nine grandchildren, and nine...
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Harold Leroy Wolder

February 9, 1929 - November 9, 2016

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Robert Herman Scott

February 17, 1936 - November 9, 2016

SCOTT, ROBERT HERMANIt is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Robert Herman Scott of Chandler, Arizona. Robert passed away on November 9th 2016 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the age of 80.A devoted husband and father, he was also an amazing kind and gentle soul.His family was by his side until the very end and was partly comforted by the fact that he is now free of any earthly pain...
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Harold Leroy Wolder

February 9, 1929 - November 9, 2016

Harold L. Wolder was born on Feburary 9th, 1929 in Marshalltown, Iowa. He was the eldest of 5 children born to the late Murray and Bertha Wolder. He attended Iowa public schools and graduated from North High School. On October 19th, 1952, he married his sweetheart Essie "Lou" in Kansas City, Missouri and they recently celebrated 65 years of true love and commitment. He served his country for 30...
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Joe Anthony Dechiario

November 17, 1944 - November 8, 2016

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Wyatt Glenn Miller

December 23, 1995 - November 7, 2016

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James Niels SKOUSEN

August 17, 1920 - November 5, 2016

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James Skousen

August 17, 1920 - November 5, 2016

James Niels Skousen Jr, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, friend, and brother, passed away at the age of 96 in Mesa, Arizona, on November 5, 2016, following a period of declining health.Jimmy was born August 17, 1920 in Phoenix, Arizona to James Niels Skousen and Ida Walser Skousen, their thirteenth child of 13. He also had 11 half-brothers and sisters. He attended...
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Russell Causie Dorsett

November 19, 1925 - November 5, 2016

Russell Dorsett, 90, passed away on November 5, 2016 in Mesa, AZ. Russ was born on November 19, 1925 in White Swan, WA to Roy and Eva Dorsett. Russ is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Phyllis and son, Roy; and brothers Leroy and Merlin. He is survived by three daughters, Jeri Erbert, Angela (Bill) Jackson, Sally (Jim) Harper; and sister Barbara (Gaylord) Maine. He also leaves behind...
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Ida Jean JAMES

April 13, 1938 - November 2, 2016

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Ida Jean James

April 13, 1938 - November 2, 2016

Ida James was born on April 13, 1938 and passed away on November 2, 2016. Ida was born in Covington Kentucky and resided in Phoenix Arizona at the time of her passing. Ida was taken by our lord Jesus to be with her loving husband Jessie James. Her parents Lorena and Edgar Morris, sister CarolAnn Carter and brother Phillip Morris. She is survived by her daughter's Marilyn Bailey & husband...
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Karlene Louise Lange

October 18, 1933 - November 1, 2016

Karlene Louise Lange, 83, a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on November 1, 2016, in Gilbert, Arizona.She was born on October 18, 1933, one of 4 children to John Carl and Louise (Shepherd) Guckeyson, in Akron, Ohio. She grew up in Akron, and graduated from Cuyahoga Falls High School in Ohio. A secretary, mother, and wife, Karlene met her husband Hilmar in Clearwater Florida, and they...
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Arlene Josephine Chmielewski

July 8, 1936 - November 1, 2016

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Karla Jean Foster

July 20, 1941 - October 31, 2016

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Dorine Nolan

August 9, 1924 - October 31, 2016

92 passed away on October 31, 2016. Dorine Nolan (nee DeHaan) of Sun Lakes, Arizona, went to be with the Lord on October 31, 2016. She was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 9, 1924 and resided there until retiring to Arizona in 1987. She was employed at Abbott Laboratories in North Chicago, IL., until retiring in 1975. She then was employed at the Frank A. Nolan Insurance Agency, until...
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Royjohn Duffey

November 10, 1928 - October 30, 2016

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Jennifer Ann Whitescarver

April 15, 1974 - October 30, 2016

Born in the borough of Queens in New York City, Jennifer was the third of five children of Bob and Donna DaSilva. After the family moved to Albuquerque, Jennifer attended and graduated from La Cueva High School in 1992. She attended Arizona State University, where she earned a BA in elementary education in 1999. Over the next 17 years, Jennifer explored her passion of teaching and instilling the...
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Royjohn Duffey

November 10, 1928 - October 30, 2016

Royjohn Duffey went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 30, 2016. He was born in Manchester, Iowa on November 10, 1928 the third son of Marion and Henry Duffey. Royjohn married his devoted and loving wife Marie on August 31, 1952. Royjohn is survived by his wife Marie, brother Loren Duffey Placentia, California and George Duffey (Joan) Brookings, South Dakota; Children: Dennis Duffey ...
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Robert Pezzute

May 21, 1932 - October 29, 2016

Bob was born 5/21/1932 in Steger IL. to Anthony and Stella (Compratt) Pezzute. He was married to his bride, Barbara (DeFrank), for 55 years. Their children are Tony Pezzute and Lisa Marie Pagel. Grandchildren are Nick and Stephanie Pezzute and Josh Pagel. Great grandchildren Brooklynne and Lily Pagel and Cohen Pezzute. He will be greatly missed.
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William Frank Meyers

September 29, 1927 - October 29, 2016

William Frank MeyersSeptember 29, 1927 - October 29, 2016William "Bill" Meyers (89) passed away on October 29, 2016 in Chandler, AZ. Bill was born to Frank and Eleanor (Larson) Meyers in Chicago, IL. He graduated from Lane Technical High School, with honors, in 1945 and the next year enlisted in the U. S. Army at Fort Sheridan, IL, serving at Camp Stoneman and Fort Mason, CA, and Fort Monmouth,...
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Ruth Evelyn MORGAN

July 29, 1930 - October 28, 2016

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Linda April CURTNER

April 1, 1947 - October 28, 2016

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Ruth Evelyn MORGAN

July 29, 1930 - October 28, 2016

Ruth Evelyn Morgan passed away on October 28, 2016. The fifth sibling of Ellis and Sylvia Berry, Ruth was born in Hedrick, Iowa on July 29, 1930. She was preceded in her death by her parents, sisters, Martha and Julia, brothers, Floyd, Ray and Ernie and husband, Raymond Morgan. She is survived by her three children, Jack, Peggy and Dixie; four grandchildren, Lisa, Tammy, Dominique and Alexander;...
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William L. Cavanaugh

September 21, 1929 - October 27, 2016

William Lawrence Cavanaugh, 87Highlands Ranch, ColoradoWilliam Lawrence Cavanaugh, 87, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado passed away October 27, 2016 at his winter home in Sun Lakes, Arizona with family at his side. He is preceded in death by his wife Carole Ann (Fox) Cavanaugh (2011). Bill and Carole raised their family of three sons in Elmhurst, Illinois, W. Michael Cavanaugh, Mark Peter Cavanaugh...
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John Jacob Most

August 27, 1916 - October 26, 2016

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Shawn Paul Young

May 7, 1971 - October 26, 2016

Shawn Paul Young, 45, passed away in his sleep on October 26, 2016. Shawn lived most of his life in Arizona. He was born at Doctor's Hospital in Phoenix. He attended high school at Corona del Sol in Tempe. After high school, Shawn moved to Tucson where he unfortunately became a Wildcats fan. He eventually returned to the Phoenix area and became a father to his daughter, Shaynee Adel Young,...
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