Our Obituaries

Barbara Lee Johnston

November 4, 1945 - July 19, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Ruth Brandy

February 22, 1926 - July 19, 2014

Ruth Brandy 88 of Chandler, Arizona , passed away on July 19, 2014. No services will be held at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Jean Lofgreen

January 15, 1928 - July 18, 2014

Natala Jean Lofgreen - age 86, passed away peacefully at 5:12 PM on Friday, July 18, 2014 after an extended period of failing health. She was born on January 15, 1928 in Hayden, AZ, the daughter of Harvey and Mae Follett. She had two sisters, Harvetta and Sally, and one brother, Mayo. Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Ben, son, Mark (Beverly), and by her parents, Harvey and Mae.. She...
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Mary Louise Foster

April 7, 1920 - July 17, 2014

Mary Louise Foster, 94 of Mesa, Arizona passed away on July 17, 2014. Mary was born April 7, 1920 in Phoenix, Arizona to Ralph and Myrtle Vinson. Mary is survived by her daughter Janice Foster, grandchildren, Blake and Cara Foster and nephew Terry Norcop. She is preceded in death by her husband Carrol and son Dennis Foster. No services will be held at this time. Arrangements under the direction...
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Dixie Lee Ramberg

February 4, 1931 - July 14, 2014

It is with great heartache and sadness that our family has to announce the passing of our beautiful and remarkable wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend Dixie Lee Ramberg. Born on Feb 4, 1931 in Sacramento, CA. and passed away on July 14, 2014 in Sun Lakes, AZ. She is survived by her husband John C. Ramberg, children Scott & (Marsha) Ramberg of Las Vegas, NV., Shane Ramberg...
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Hugh R. Graham

January 4, 1926 - July 14, 2014

Hugh Robert Graham, 88, passed away quietly on Monday, July 14, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona.Hugh Graham was born in 1926, in Longmont, Colorado, son of Raymond and Nellie Graham. Immediately, after high school graduation in 1941, he enlisted in the US Navy Amphibian Corps and was commissioned to USS Rockbridge. He fought bravely in the WWII Pacific Theater, specifically the invasion of Iwo Jima....
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Jeremiah Ramsey

July 12, 2014 - July 12, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Jeremiah Elijah Ramsey

July 12, 2014 - July 12, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Mei Y. Chao

January 1, 1937 - July 12, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Meddie Lee Harper

December 25, 1926 - July 10, 2014

Meddie Lee Harper was born on December 25, 1926 in Braxton, Mississippi, to the union of Willie Estus and Limmie Robinson Harper. From this union, Meddie was the oldest of twelve children. At an early age, he realized the need for a personal Savior, accepted Christ and was baptized at Taylor Hill Baptist Church in Braxton, Mississippi, by Rev. Bridges. He was also a member of Allen Temple...
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Wesley Doane Thrash

August 11, 1929 - July 9, 2014

Wesley D. Thrash, 84, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed away peacefully July 9, 2014, after an extended illness. Born in Petroleum, West Virginia, he quit high school to join the Marine Corp. Wes received a BS from Purdue University and a MS from North Carolina State, both degrees in electrical engineering. During his 37 year career in the computer field he worked in a wide variety of places...
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Mary L. Arey

November 6, 1940 - July 9, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Robert Anthony Kennedy

January 29, 1924 - July 8, 2014

In Memory of Robert "Bob" KennedyJanuary 29, 1924 ''' July 8, 2014 Bob Kennedy was called home on July 8, 2014. He died peacefully in his sleep. He is survived by his loving wife of almost 67 years, Beezie, his four daughters, Marcia Kennedy, Debbie (Paul) Anger, Terri (Max) Schroeder, and Jeanne (Greg) Bez, and his three grandchildren, Kyle (Adrianne) Anger, Caitlin and Christopher Schroeder....
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Lyle Lawrence Pierce

January 24, 1929 - July 7, 2014

Lyle Lawrence Pierce, 85, of Chandler, AZ passed away on July 7, 2014. Preceded in death by his parents Lawrence and Mabel Pierce, and brother Dean Pierce. Survived by his wife Betty; children Richard (Brigita), Helen Morgan, Bruce, and Dale (Sherri) ; grandchildren Laura, Erik, Ashley, Taylor, Tiffany Gray (David), Daniel (Emma), Nathaniel, Jonathan, and Dale Jr; great-granddaughter Natalie...
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Maria Lilian Mejia

August 24, 1938 - July 7, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Saundra C. Liebig

June 22, 1951 - July 5, 2014

Saundra Cathleen Liebig - age 63, passed away in Mesa, AZ on July 5, 2014. She was born in Glendale, CA on June 22, 1951, the daughter of Warren and Hazel (Albert) Bruno. Saundra was the adored wife of Larry Liebig and beloved mother of Christine and Ed, Jason and Brandi, Nanci and Darrell, and Matthew and Lexi. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and her siblings, She will be...
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Owen A. Lauer

January 17, 1942 - July 5, 2014

Owen Adrian Lauer, 72January 17, 1942 ''' July 5, 2014BLOOMINGTON - Owen Adrian Lauer ("Adrian") of Bloomington, Indiana passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 5, 2014 in Sun Lakes, Arizona at the age of 72. Adrian was born on January 17, 1942 in Evansville, Indiana. Shortly after graduating from Tell City High School in 1960, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served his country...
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Catherine Lillig

November 27, 1925 - July 4, 2014

Catherine Lillig, age 88, of Tempe, AZ, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and sister, closed her eyes in this life and opened them in the glories of Heaven, on Friday, July 4, 2014. Born November 27, 1925 in Wylam, Alabama to the late Bartel Y. and Katherine (Kotnik) Turk, Catherine was the seventh of nine children. She was married to George Victor...
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Anna R. Marin

August 29, 1922 - July 4, 2014

Marin, Anna Rindfleisch,91, of Mesa, Arizona entered into heaven on July 4, 2014. She was born in Weisenfels, Germany. "Anni", as called by many of her friends, was the epitome of strength and unconditional love of her children, husband and grandchildren. She possessed an incredible range of European and Mexican cooking, from her wiener schnitzel and sauerkraut, to her amazing "GerMex" green...
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Olga Joanne Alder

January 15, 1931 - July 2, 2014

Joanne (Olga) Alder passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. She was a gifted, caring mother to 6 children and grandmother to 8 grandchildren. Born on January 15, 1931 in Toledo, Ohio to Michael and Pauline (Frankowski) Lukasiewicz, Joanne went on to receive an Education Degree from Toledo University. She loved children which showed in her teaching ability for 35 years in Ohio and Texas in the...
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Orville Lyle Henning

July 6, 1924 - June 30, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Lois Jean Westphal

August 6, 1939 - June 28, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Clyde Evans

July 10, 1924 - June 26, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Clyde J. Evans

July 10, 1924 - June 26, 2014

Clyde Evans USN ret. 89, of Chandler, AZ passed away on June 26, 2014. He was born in Independence, MO on July 10, 1924. Clyde is survived by his wife of 65 years, Patricia, daughter Terry, sons Tom (Stephanie) and Chris, 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Services will be held on Wednesday, July 2nd: graveside at 8:00am at Valley of the Sun Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Rd.,...
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Marion S. Mura

September 30, 1946 - June 26, 2014

Remember Me In Quiet DaysRemember me in quiet days,while raindropswhisper on your pane.Remember in your memorieshave no grief,let the joy we knew remain.Remember me if once you wake,to catch a glimpse of red sunrise.Remember when your thoughtsdo turn to me,know that I would not have you cry,but live for me, and laugh for me.When you are happy so am I.Remember an old joke we shared.Remember me...
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Bernice E. Weiss

November 24, 1937 - June 22, 2014

Weiss, Bernice 76, Sun Lakes, AZ passed away on June 22, 2014. She was born in Las Lunas New Mexico and grew up in Santa Fe. Bernice graduated from the University of Colorado with a teaching degree. She was also an accomplished artist whose focus was pottery. Her love of pottery, eventually led her to open her own working studio and gallery in Davis, CA. Bernice is survived by her husband...
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Paula Sybil Hollender

July 15, 1933 - June 22, 2014

Paula Sybil Hollender(07/15/1933)"To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure" '''J.K Rowling.On June 22nd 2014, Paula Sybil Hollender was taken from us, only to be called on a new adventure as a guardian angel to her loved ones below.Paula, a resident of Sun Lakes Arizona was a great person to all. She was an admirable mother to her two daughters Andrea and Erika, the...
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Jayden Alexander D Esposito

March 27, 2014 - June 21, 2014

For brief and fleeting moment, an angel touched the ground; With tiny wings and halo, and sweet, soft angel sounds.Blessing the lives of others, in beauty and in grace; Those who saw the angel, knew God had kissed his tiny face.The angel came for reasons we may not understand; A journey brief, with gifts so great, and guided by God's hand.So, rest now tiny angel, your work on earth is through...
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Bernice Bruner

February 1, 1931 - June 19, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Bernice Bruner

February 1, 1931 - June 19, 2014

Bernice Bruner was born February 1, 1931 in Lake City, Arkansas. She was the second of six children. Shortly after graduating high school, Bernice met and married L.V. Bruner on August 18, 1950. They began their lives together as tenant farmers in Craighead County, Arkansas where they raised cotton. In 1961 Bernice received her teaching degree from Arkansas State College in Jonesboro, Arkansas...
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Bertie L. Welsh

April 25, 1929 - June 17, 2014

Bertha "Bertie" L. Welsh 85 of Chandler Arizona passed away on June 17, 2014 surrounded by her family. Bertie is survived by her loving husband Daniel and their two children David Welsh and Dannette Finley. Bertie is preceded in death by her parents and two children. A Funeral Service will be held, Monday, June 23, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Valley of the Sun Funeral Home, located at 10940 E...
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Jean M. Plaskett

October 12, 1923 - June 17, 2014

Jean Marie Plaskett passed away in Chandler, AZ. on June 17, 2014. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 12, 1923, the daughter of the late Marie Walko and George Edward Hughes. She was an only child. She married Clifford Keith Plaskett on October 9th, 1943, who preceded her in death on June 21, 1991. She is survived by four children; Patricia Hime of Nikiski, AK, Sandra Brinkman of...
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Leo E. Uhen

December 11, 1938 - June 16, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Douglas S. PEASE

June 7, 1930 - June 15, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Ruby V. Rogers

February 23, 1920 - June 15, 2014

Ruby V. Rogers - age 94, pased away in Fountain Hills, AZ on Sunday, June 15, 2014. A native of Milo, Missouri, she is the daughter of the late William and Maude (Taylor) Baldridge. After completing high school, Ruby established herself in the real estate field and enjoyed a career in that field for over 40 years. More recently, she has enjoyed living in Fountain Hills while keeping herself...
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Barbara A. Topolski

April 15, 1965 - June 15, 2014

Barbara Ann Zemelka Topolski - 4/15/1965 ''' 6/15/2014 - Daughter of Roger F. Zemelka and Clara D. Sanders, Zemelka, Wife of Daniel S. Topolski, Mother to Jennifer L. Presnell and Sister of Robert W. Zemelka passed away on June 15th 2014 after a very long battle with cancer. Barbara moved to Arizona from Ohio after graduating from Field High School in 1983. In her personal life, she was a loving...
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Douglas Shelley Pease

June 7, 1930 - June 15, 2014

Douglas Shelley Pease, 84, of Tempe, Arizona passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully on June 15, 2014. Born in Jackson, Pennsylvania, he grew up on a dairy farm, met & married the love of his life, Sophia Andrychuk at Houghton College & graduated from Penn State in 1951 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education. He voluntarily enlisted in 1952 & served in Battery B, 980th...
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Phyllis K. Kern Howe

May 24, 1939 - June 13, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, Arizona.
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Byung Choe

November 17, 1925 - June 12, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Byung Kook Choe

November 17, 1925 - June 12, 2014

Remember MeFill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in...
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Raymond Rinaldi

May 29, 1945 - June 9, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Daniel Michael Sheehan

August 27, 1949 - June 8, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, Arizona.
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Fred W. Callsen

August 19, 1934 - June 6, 2014

Callsen, Fred W. 79, of Sun Lakes, passed away peacefully June 6, 2014. Fred was born August 19, 1934 in Detroit, MI. He joined the Army after graduating from high school. He worked as a Mechanical Engineer and was associated and held offices in SME for several years. He later opened his own business, Callsen Engineering Services with customers in Phoenix and Tucson. He loved God, his family...
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David Bentz

May 22, 1932 - June 5, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Alejandro Arturo Montes

June 5, 1956 - June 5, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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David M. Bentz

May 22, 1932 - June 5, 2014

David Bentz of Sun Lakes, AZ passed away on June 5, 2014. He was born in Scotland, SD in 1932. Parents were David and Anna and there were six siblings. He attended Scotland High, Southern State Teachers and U of SD receiving his Masters Degree. After his graduation, he finished his time in the Marines at OCS and receiving his commission as a 1st Lt. In 1954 David married Marlene Williamson in...
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Juanine I. Irizarry

June 8, 1980 - June 4, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Catherine Marie Newman

August 1, 1959 - June 3, 2014

Catherine Marie Newman - passed away on June 3, 2014 while enjoying life and adventure with her husband rafting through the Grand Canyon. She was a loving, nurturing mother to children Taira and Geoff, and a caring and supporting partner to her husband, Gary, for nearly 27 years. Born on August 1, 1959 in Michigan, Cathy grew up in Amarillo, Texas, received a Bachelor of Science degree in...
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Mary Margaret Kibler

July 31, 1947 - June 2, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Harold G. Pickrel

August 3, 1920 - June 1, 2014

Harold G. Pickrel, 93, of Florence, Arizona, formally of Colorado, passed away on June 1, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Harold is survived by his two children, Jo and Scott and his brother, Don, and sisters, Lucille, Eleanor, and Shirley. His wife, Carol, predeceased him in 2011. A memorial celebration of Harold's life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 3, 2014, at...
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Frank T. Bernard

January 19, 1922 - June 1, 2014

Frank Theodore Bernard, 92, of Chandler, AZ, passed away on June 1, 2014. He was born in 1922 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to Leo and Bernice (Harycki) Klasinski. Frank attended St. Perter's Catholic elementary school and then P.J. Jacobs High School, from which he graduated in 1940. In high school and subsequently at the Golden Gloves level he excelled in boxing and was known by the nickname ...
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Maxine M. STEARNS

December 30, 1919 - May 31, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Robert Joseph Brown

June 11, 1940 - May 31, 2014

Dr. Robert Joseph Brown "Doc" - age 73, of Chandler, AZ, passed away May 31st, 2014, at Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa, Arizona after an unexpected illness. His loving wife, Susan, and son, Brent, were at his side.Robert was born on June 11th, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois, to Arthur and Genevieve (Zuzak) Brown. He attended the University of Illinois-College of Medicine earning a degree...
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Alexandra Lynn Crayton

September 18, 1968 - May 31, 2014

Alexandra Lynn Jones Crayton was born to Johnnie Jones Jr. and Patricia Ann Watts on September 18, 1968 in Garden City, Kansas. She departed this life May 31st, 2014. She is survived by her Father and Mother, Husband Charles Crayton, Son Darius Jones and Step-son Khyle Crayton, Sisters Tammie Whitfield and Demiatris Jones and Nieces Darren Tapia and Tanaya Jones and Nephew Isaiah Robinson and a...
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Frank Lindholm

April 8, 1928 - May 31, 2014

Frank C. Lindholm 86 of Chandler, Arizona passed away on May 31, 2014. No services will be held at this time. Frank is survived by his loving niece Carolyn Lindolm. Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ. to leave condolences visit www.valleyofthesunfuneralhome.com
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Earl Anthony Waldoch

September 20, 1926 - May 31, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Maxine M. Stearns

December 30, 1919 - May 31, 2014

Maxine Stearns, 94, was born in Coleman, KS on December 30, 1919 and passed away on May 31, 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Merwin; and twin sister Nadine Bahr. Maxine is survived by sons Max (Karen), Mark, and Monte (Jeannie); grandchildren Barbara and Alan (Maria); and great-grandchildren Cooper and Holden. She is also survived by her sister Ruth Erwin....
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Marilyn Edith Eberle

September 28, 1943 - May 31, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Duane Secrist

July 14, 1939 - May 29, 2014

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Duane W. Secrist

July 14, 1939 - May 29, 2014

Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your...
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Linda Kay Haynes

September 16, 1949 - May 28, 2014

Haynes, Linda 64, of Tempe, AZ passed away on May 28, 2014. Linda was born in Ann Arbor, MI and moved to the Phoenix area in 1972. She is survived by her husband Larry Mills, father Roland Haynes, sisters Nancy Feldkamp and Karen Eisenbrey. Linda graduated from the University of Michigan and held a masters degree from Ottawa University. She spent her career at Motorola and the various spin-offs...
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Lorraine G. Cariello Carraway

January 6, 1922 - May 28, 2014

Lorraine G. Cariello Carraway, 92, of Casa Grande (formerly of Mesa, AZ and Port Orchard, WA), joined our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 28, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Carraway and her daughter, Paula Griffin. Lorraine is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Weyerich (Noel); grandchildren, Darren MacDonald (Kelly), Shelley Arneson (Scott), and Mark Griffin (Lara);...
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Vernon Beckhelm

August 24, 1923 - May 27, 2014

Vernon Beckhelm died peacefully at the age of 90 with his wife Betty by his side and under the care of Hospice of the Valley in Chandler. Vern was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was a WWII Army veteran who served in the Pacific. In 1961, he and his family moved to Phoenix where he spent the last 34 years in Sun Lakes pursuing his life long passion for golfing. Vern retired from Garrett AiResearch...
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Catherine Gallipeau

May 4, 1930 - May 26, 2014

Remember MeFill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in...
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Shirley MEISTER

April 23, 1927 - May 25, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Shirley Meister

April 23, 1927 - May 25, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Robert Hubbard

July 1, 1936 - May 25, 2014

Remember MeFill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in...
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Georgia Victoria Mills

February 22, 1943 - May 25, 2014

Mills, Georgia, V. 02/22/43 ''' 5/25/14 She is survived by Husband Jon, Brother Mark, Children Linda, Denise & Donald & several Nieces & Nephews. She retired from Mesa Public Schools Food & Nutrition Dept. After retiring she worked several years in Home Health Care. She was an avid supporter of Scouting, a member of Red Mountain United Methodist Church. Contributions may be...
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Earl A. Shellum

January 30, 1922 - May 24, 2014

Earl A. Shellum 92 of Chandler, Arizona passed away on May 24, 2014. Earl is survived by his loving wife of almost 70 years, Grace Shellum and their daughter Candy (Greg) Wright. Earl was born in Wahpeton, North Dakota on January 30, 1922 to John and Mallen Shellum. No services will be held at this time. Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ...
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Michael Legrand

January 29, 1966 - May 23, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Addie Evans

October 3, 1933 - May 23, 2014

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Herbert C. Timmerman

August 20, 1934 - May 23, 2014

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Catherine Loveless

June 1, 1921 - May 23, 2014

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Catherine E. Loveless

June 1, 1921 - May 23, 2014

Catherine E. Loveless of Casa Grande, AZ went home to be with the Lord on May 23, 2014. She was born in Havre de Grace, MD on June 1, 1921 to Sallie Evans Price and Henry Harrison ("Harry") Price. She married Byron G. Loveless on August 3, 1940 in Elkton, MD. In 1973 they relocated to Casa Grande, AZ. She was preceded in death by her husband Byron G. Loveless, her son Byron G....
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Addie M. Evans

October 3, 1933 - May 23, 2014

Addie Marie Evans, 80, passed away on May 23, 2014 at Casa Grande Regional Medical Center. She was born on October 3, 1933 in Houston, Texas to Samuel and Mattie Ayo. Addie was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Allen Evans, her mother Mattie Ayo and her father Samuel Ayo. She is survived by daughter, Joy Lorraine Deal and by her son, Frank Wayne Evans, three granddaughters, (Jennifer...
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Michael Lance LeGrand

January 29, 1966 - May 23, 2014

Michael Lance LeGrande 48, returned to the arms of The Lord on May 23, 2014. He was born in Mesa, Arizona to Michael Calvin and Suzanne D. LeGrand on January 29, 1966. He graduated from Seton High School and Arizona State University and later worked as a Private Banker and Wine Buyer at Whole Foods. He lived in Dallas, TX amongst friends that he loved. He is preceded in death by his father...
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Stephen James Forman

September 6, 1964 - May 21, 2014

Stephen James Forman, 49 of Chandler, Arizona passed away on May 21, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Bunny and their two children Kurt and Brandy as well as two grandchildren, Kaylee and Jason and his 3 siblings, Scott, Sheila and Stephanie and mother Marthalyn. Stephen is preceded in death by his father James Forman. A Visitation will be held, Wednesday, May 28, 2014 from...
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Carole Fran Manns

September 28, 1958 - May 21, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Eugene Rudy Beltraminelli

November 20, 1932 - May 19, 2014

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Ruth Bush Olson

October 25, 1924 - May 18, 2014

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Sharyl T. Jacobsen

November 1, 1957 - May 18, 2014

Sharyl T. Jacobsen 56 of Phoenix, AZ passed away after a long battle with cancer on May 18, 2014. She was born to the late Norman and Jeanmarie Nehring on November 1, 1957 in Oak Lawn, IL. Sharyl graduated from National University, San Diego, CA with a BS in Organizational Behavior in 2001. She married Robert Jacobsen in 1994, and lived together in several Southern California cities, most notably...
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Ruth B. Olson

October 25, 1924 - May 18, 2014

On May 18, 2014, Ruth B. Olson went home to the Lord. She was born on October 25, 1924 in Fulton, Illinois. She is preceded in death by her father, mother, sister, two brothers and oldest son, Warren D. Olson. She leaves behind her husband of 72 years, Harold C. Olson and children Sharyn R. Sheffer (Hank) and Kenneth L. Olson (Loretta), along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and...
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Wanda Mae Vincent

May 28, 1933 - May 18, 2014

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Joseph George Truman

December 29, 1945 - May 16, 2014

Joseph George Truman, 68, of Maricopa, Arizona died on May 16, 2014 at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona after a short battle with cancer. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 2pm at the Valley of the Sun Mortuary, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, Arizona 85248.Joe was born on December 29, 1945 in Manhattan, New York to Jessie Joseph Truman and Mary...
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Monica A. Jarvis

June 13, 1933 - May 15, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Monica A. Jarvis

June 13, 1933 - May 15, 2014

Monica A. Jarvis - age 80, of Glendale, AZ and a long-time resident of both Chandler and Phoenix, AZ left her physical body to join her husband, William, son Bill, daughter, Kathy and granddaughter Kory. She was a very dedicated and lifetime member of the Mathew B. Juan Unit 35 of Chandler, American Legion Auxiliary, serving as the State President in 1984-85. Monica was a lover of dogs and an...
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Phyllis R. Pealler

April 25, 1923 - May 15, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Gary Abbate

October 26, 1946 - May 15, 2014

Abbate, Gary 67 of Chandler, AZ passed away on May 15, 2014. Gary is survived by his wife, Liz, brothers Jack and Joe, and sister JoAnne Daris. Memorial services will be held on Monday, May 19 at 11:00 AM at Valley of the Sun Mortuary, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, AZ. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Companion Hospice 1930 S. Alma School Road, #D105, Mesa, AZ...
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Walter Wilkinson

December 30, 1923 - May 15, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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James E. Madsen

December 31, 1945 - May 15, 2014

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Harry Albert Dummermuth

September 5, 1917 - May 14, 2014

Harry Albert Dummermuth, 96, returned to the arms of the Lord on May 14, 2014. He was born in York Township, Ohio to Albert and Emily Dummermuth, September 5, 1917. He attended Pleasant Hill School, then worked on his father's dairy farm. He worked in the coal mines, drove truck, farmed and was a machinist at Shenango Pen Mold in Dover. He married Nellie Lee Graves on February 23, 1935. They...
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Loretta M. Dunning

March 3, 1927 - May 13, 2014

Burial arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery.
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Loretta Marie Dunning

March 3, 1927 - May 13, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Lourdes Luding Sales

January 28, 1927 - May 10, 2014

January 28, 1927 ''' May 10, 2014Lourdes "Luding" Sales as everyone knew her has peacefully passed away at 11:00 pm on May 10, 2014 at the age of 87. She is survived by her children, Nonoi, Marlene, Lilian, Nini, Jerico, Luz, Balen, Lea, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was born in San Juan, Batangas Philippines and had lived in Arizona where she had passed and will be laid...
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William F. Rembert

August 23, 1917 - May 9, 2014

Rembert, William F.- joined his beloved bride Muriel on 05/09/14. Born in Newark, NJ on 08/23/1917the middle son of Jacob and Mary. A veteran of WWII, Bill served as flight engineer on a B-17. He married Muriel in 1944 and they moved to Cedar Grove, NJ where they raised their daughters Darlene and Cheryl. Bill was active in the volunteer fire department, VFW and served on the town council. He...
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Edward B. Troche

February 2, 1916 - May 7, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Edith Hannah Weisenberg

March 28, 1918 - May 5, 2014

Edith Hannah Weisenberg, 96 passed away on May 5, 2014 surrounded by her family. Edith was born March 28, 1918 in Bronx, New York to Nathan and Frances Schwartz. Edith is survived by her two children. Edith will be laid to rest with her late husband George Weisenberg at Valley of the Sun Cemetery on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. located at 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, AZ....
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Riley Reed Peterson

May 3, 1996 - May 3, 2014

Riley Reed Peterson passed away at the age of 18 on May 3, 2014 in Chandler, AZ.Born in Scottsdale, AZ, Riley lived most of his life in Chandler, and was a Senior at Chandler High school. Riley was active in the music program, singing in both the Men's choir and Choral. He had a deep love for music especially playing the guitar. He was a self-taught guitarist who would sit and play for hours...
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Russell E. Chmela

August 14, 1959 - May 1, 2014

Remember MeFill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in...
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Dolores Ann Endsley

January 29, 1930 - May 1, 2014

Dolores Ann Endsley 84 of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on May 1, 2014. Dolores was born January 29, 1930 in Vandalia, Missouri to Jesse and Fernie Eskew.She had 3 brothers and 1 sister Jack Dewey, Charles Eskew, Patty Eskew/Florine and John Eskew She was widowed 3 times; Raymond Harold Huss, Henry George Fajen and Uelas Endsley. Her 7 children are; Sandra Marlene Huss 64, Dale Wayne Huss/Fajen...
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