Our Obituaries

Beverly Jean WENDT

June 15, 1936 - December 5, 2016

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Troy Calvin Lee

January 5, 1944 - December 3, 2016

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Sylvia M. NELSON

September 1, 1923 - December 2, 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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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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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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Caroline Evelyn Negri

May 19, 1930 - October 25, 2016

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Juan R. Ramos

December 28, 1973 - October 23, 2016

Juan R. Ramos, 42, of Chandler, Arizona passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Juan was raised in San Diego, California where most of his family resides. He attended Kearny High School and Mesa College. Juan eventually settled into a career as a Communications Engineer and had been working for the Maricopa County Office of Enterprise Technology. He loved the work he did, but more...
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Gerald A. CURRY

January 4, 1929 - October 22, 2016

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James Parnell Crawford

May 31, 1937 - October 22, 2016

James Parnell Crawford, 79, a resident of Florence, Arizona, passed away on October 22, 2016, in San Tan Valley.He was born on May 31, 1937, the eldest of 4 children to Donald and Anna Mae (Ross) Crawford in Beattyville, Kentucky. He was raised in both the Lincoln Heights and Milford areas of Ohio and graduated from Lockland Wayne High School in 1956. After high school, he joined the US Air Force...
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John Mikula

April 13, 1920 - October 22, 2016

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Charles Willis Reasner

January 18, 1942 - October 22, 2016

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Manuel G. Rodriguez

April 5, 1957 - October 21, 2016

Manuel (Tiger) Rodriguez59, of Chandler, passed peacefully with his family by his side on October 21, 2016. He was born on on April 5, 1957 in Mesa Arizona and grew up in Chandler Heights, Arizona. Manny was preceded in death by his father Ramon M. Rodriguez. He is survived by his mother, Eloisa G. Rodriguez; Sister Elsie Rodriguez (Rick); Sister, Rosie Fisher (Ralph), His nephew Andy who Manny...
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Donald Herbert Read

November 11, 1929 - October 19, 2016

Donald Read was born November 11, 1929 in Lafayette, IN to Percy and Mary Read. He passed away on October 19, 2016 in Gilbert, AZ. In 1955 he married Loretta Cowen. They had two children, Phil and Donna. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1950 and retired after 20+ years. He served in various locations around the world including bases in the U.S., the Philippines, Germany, Libya and Thailand ...
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Berneice Nieslanik Kennedy

June 1, 1924 - October 18, 2016

Berneice (Beezie) Marie Nieslanik Kennedy was born June 1, 1924 in Sheridan, Wyoming. She and her twin brother, Bernie were the second and third children born to John and Mary Nieslanik. Nine more brothers and sisters followed. When she was five, her parents and grandparents gathered their family of six children and moved from the coal mining town of Sheridan to a ranch in Spring Valley, outside...
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Lien Ngoc Chau

December 31, 1941 - October 18, 2016

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Mitchell Riley Warnock

August 25, 1998 - October 17, 2016

Our beloved son, grandson, nephew, cousin, neighbor and friend passed Monday morning. One look into his beautiful brown eyes and we knew Mitch would be our forever son. He was a courageous defender of the vulnerable and young children, the elderly, and animals especially loved him. He enjoyed being physical in the outdoors whether back-packing, fishing, hiking, biking, canoeing, or skiing. He was...
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Patrick Lee Ertz

March 7, 1952 - October 17, 2016

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Chelsea Elizabeth Booth

October 9, 2001 - October 16, 2016

Chelsea Elizabeth Booth, 15, passed away on October 16, 2016. She was born in Phoenix, AZ on October 9th, 2001 and is the beloved daughter of Steve and Kristin Booth. She grew up in Phoenix and moved to Chandler in 2011. Chelsea attended Madison Traditional Academy in Phoenix, as well as Ryan Elementary, Payne Jr. High, and Perry High School in Chandler. She enjoyed reading, listening to...
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Delores Kolshus Nerland

December 23, 1934 - October 16, 2016

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Fred Harvey Adkins Noll

April 17, 1933 - October 15, 2016

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George Edward Beck

January 28, 1923 - October 14, 2016

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George Edward Beck

January 28, 1923 - October 14, 2016

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Phyllis Jean Smith

October 10, 1939 - October 14, 2016

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Gary Eugene Siders

April 22, 1948 - October 14, 2016

Gary Eugene Siders, 68, resident of Chandler, Arizona died peacefully in his sleep Friday morning, October 14, 2016, in the Lund Home, Hospice of the Valley, where he had been since Monday. He had been battling squamous cell skin cancer since April.He was born April 22, 1948 in Richmond, Indiana to Dale Bernard and Rose Mary Dillman Siders. He graduated from Richmond Senior High School in 1966...
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Gerald Roger Severson

February 6, 1932 - October 13, 2016

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Stanislawa McBrien

May 22, 1939 - October 12, 2016

Stanislawa "Annie" McBrien (Techmanski) passed away on October 12, 2016 after a long struggle with a rare dementia. She was 77. Called Stasia by her family and known as Annie after coming to the United States, she was born on May 22, 1939 to Martin and Helen Techmanski in Pontarlier, France. Raised in central France, Annie worked at the American Air Force Base in Chateauroux, France where she met...
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Kenneth Robert Shanske

August 2, 1955 - October 11, 2016

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Monta Juanita MCCONNAUGHEY

March 27, 1925 - October 11, 2016

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Harry J. MCHENRY

November 8, 1936 - October 8, 2016

Harry James (Jim) McHenry, 79, of Chandler, passed away October 8, 2016. Jim served 21 years in the US Air Force and worked 30 years for the US Postal Service. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lani, daughters Shelley Bohaychyk (Mike), Diane Cooper, Amanda McHenry, and Becky Cook (Michael), grandsons Michael Jacobs, Curtis Cooper, Ryan Cooper, Gage Cook, and Mason Cook, brother William...
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John Joseph Schmal

June 16, 1972 - October 8, 2016

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Dorothy STIDHAM

March 27, 1941 - October 6, 2016

Dorothy Stidham passed away October 6, 2016 at home from complications following a two year battle with cancer. She passed peacefully into Heaven with family members at her bedside.Dorothy was born in Pittsburgh, PA on March 27, 1941 to Samuel Benequista and Josephine Gaetano.Dorothy's parents preceded her in death.She received her education in Obstetrical Nursing at Western Pennsylvania...
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Emma Louise Wyatt

May 23, 1938 - October 6, 2016

Emma's Journey began on May 23, 1938 and ended on October 6, 2016. She was born in Salem New Jersey to Gladys and Cary Smith full of abundant joy and pure love. As a child Emma always showed wits about her... knowledgeable and loving she grew to become a gorgeous young woman who began her journey to become the most compassionate mother and friend that anyone could ever conceive. Her beautiful...
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William Aloysius Brown

December 17, 1925 - October 6, 2016

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Cindi Lee Barr

February 19, 1974 - October 4, 2016

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Gerald Edward Murphy

April 21, 1945 - October 3, 2016

Gerald "Jerry" Edward Murphy, 71, a resident of Chandler, Arizona, passed away on October 3, 2016.He was born on April 21, 1945, the middle of 3 children to John and Dorothy Murphy in Bell, California, where he then moved to Montebello, California at the age of 2 where he was raised. He attended Jr. High in Montebello, and also graduated from high school there as well. He attended Pomona College...
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Virgel Vernon Lamfers

March 16, 1928 - October 1, 2016

Virgel V Lamfers, 88, of Mesa, AZ, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Virgel was born March 16, 1928, in Ashton, IA. After graduating from Ashton High School and working briefly in Worthington, MN, he enlisted in the United States Army in 1946, serving with the Army Security Agency in the occupation of Germany after World War II. Following an honorable discharge, he attended barber...
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Glenn Douglas WIESE

February 13, 1943 - September 30, 2016

Glenn Douglas Wiese was born 2/13/1943 in Milwaukee Wisconsin to Walter and Jennie (Hoffman). Glenn and his sister, Annie Greenlee, were raised in Milwaukee and attended school there. He graduated high school in 1957.Glenn served in the Air Force from 1962-1966- Airman First Glass. Glenn went to a tech school in Tulsa OK, where he also met Susan Lynne Shaw. February 26, 1968 they married. They...
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Steven James Manning

April 1, 1958 - September 30, 2016

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Donald Stanley Pawlak

November 22, 1942 - September 29, 2016

Donald Stanley Pawlak of Gilbert, AZ passed away on September 29, 2016 at Mercy Gilbert Medical center following complication of heart failure, he was 73. Donald (Don) was born on November 22, 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio to Zeni and Florence (Bagrowski) Pawlak. Don grew up in Cleveland attending grade school and high school in the area. He graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes High School in 1960 and...
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Gerald L. KARPF

September 10, 1925 - September 28, 2016

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James Anthony LUKSCH

July 12, 1930 - September 28, 2016

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Gerald Le Roy KARPF

September 10, 1925 - September 28, 2016

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Therese Dorothy Pollitt

June 12, 1932 - September 28, 2016

Therese (Terry) Dorothy Pollitt, 84, a resident of Chandler, AZ, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, in Gilbert, Arizona.She was born on June 12, 1932, the youngest of 7 children to Joseph and Stephanie (Bajorek) Brygider in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up in Chicago, she graduated from Lourdes High School. She moved to California after her graduation, and she had many adventures, working...
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Rosemary Crespo

April 5, 1957 - September 28, 2016

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Jose T. Pizano

December 13, 1942 - September 27, 2016

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Wanda Schray

April 29, 1927 - September 26, 2016

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John E. Schroeder

February 3, 1933 - September 26, 2016

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John R. Anderson

December 11, 1936 - September 26, 2016

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Sandra S. PIKOFF

July 30, 1937 - September 25, 2016

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Maria Murillo Jacobo

March 12, 1925 - September 24, 2016

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Aurelia J. Aguilar

November 12, 1925 - September 23, 2016

Aurelia Jimenez Aguilar, 90, a resident of Chandler, Arizona, passed away on September 23, 2016, in Chandler.She was born on November 12, 1925, the third of 9 children to Fausto Jimenez and Ernestina (Martinez) Cuellar, in Allende Coahula, Mexico. She worked in a fruit cannery in Eagle Pass, Texas, and later, she worked as a supervisor for a clothing company in California. She met her husband...
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Louis C. Grijalva

May 28, 1933 - September 22, 2016

Louis "Louie" C. Grijalva Jr., our beloved father, was raised up to heaven on September 22, 2016. He was 83 years young, an Arizona native, currently of Sun Lakes. He was born in Marinette, Arizona, in 1933. He was the first child and only son of Luis and Mary Grijalva. A graduate of Phoenix Union High School, he excelled in academics and received many awards and recognition for his athletic...
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Lily Nguyen

August 14, 1988 - September 21, 2016

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Helen May SHAW

May 10, 1926 - September 20, 2016

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Helen Shaw

May 10, 1926 - September 20, 2016

Helen May Shaw, 90, a resident of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on September 20, 2016, in Mesa.She was born on May 10, 1926, the middle of 3 children to Henry and Anna (Rodenbeck) Brinkman in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was raised in Indianapolis on a farm (which is now a park), where she also graduated from high school. She then went to nursing training at Methodist Hospital. She met John Shaw...
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