Our Obituaries

Joyce Maxine CONRAD

November 2, 1937 - July 26, 2016

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Jeffery H. Machac

April 2, 1956 - July 25, 2016

Jeffery H. Machac was born in Corry, PA on April 2nd, 1956. Jeff (Chief) attended Panama Central School in Panama, NY graduating in 1974 and while there, he enjoyed playing football. Jeff married his beloved high school sweetheart Roxanne Donaldson on July 16th, 1977. Jeff demonstrated his love for Christ by serving others. His hobbies included backyard barbeques and ASU football games. Jeff and...
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Ashley Michele Alexander

June 23, 1995 - July 24, 2016

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Luella Helen Haek

July 14, 1921 - July 23, 2016

Luella (Sue) Helen Haek July 14, 1921 to July 23, 2016 Sue, as we all knew her by, passed away peacefully Saturday night. She was 95 years old and is survived by 2 children, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. She left behind quite a legacy. Sue was born in La Grande, Oregon, married a career Air Force pilot, and traveled the world. They retired in Arizona and never left. She loved...
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Robert Allan Weaver

July 22, 1920 - July 23, 2016

Robert (Bob) Weaver was born in Toledo, Ohio and passed away peacefully in Tempe, Arizona on July 23, 2016. He was preceded in death by Betty, his beloved wife for 58 years; parents Monte and June Weaver, brother Max, sisters Crystal Townsend, Alice Croniser, and his grandson, Jason Weaver. Bob is survived by his sisters Betty (Reed) Dunbar and Sally Weaver, sons; Tim, Ron (Beth), and Terry, six...
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Peter Michael Holland

February 6, 1940 - July 22, 2016

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Ralph Edwin Chamberlain

July 12, 1930 - July 21, 2016

Ralph Edwin Chamberlain, 86, entered into rest on July 21, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Anna Belle Chamberlain. Dear Daddy of Madlyn (Gary) Richards, and the late Marilyn Damron and Melody Gouch. Dear grandpa of Kevin (Lisa) Richards, Justin (Dawnie) Stewart, Andrea Grabeau and Jackie White. Dear great-grandpa of Therest and James Gouch. Dear brother of the late Walter and Clarence...
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Patricia Varnau

January 17, 1925 - July 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Josephine S. Getner

April 8, 1923 - July 19, 2016

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Lauren Rose McCoy

January 9, 1974 - July 19, 2016

Lauren Rose McCoy passed away July 19th ,2016 Born January 9th 1974 in Naperville Illinois she was the daughter of Don McCoy and the late Eileen McCoy. In her childhood, her family experienced several relocations, but they settled in Yorba Linda, California where she graduated from El Dorado High School. During her high school years , she sang in the school Glee Club and being an avid and...
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Maryann Mancini

April 4, 1958 - July 19, 2016

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Geraldine Mildred Hahn

December 8, 1929 - July 19, 2016

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Arline ECHOLS

June 22, 1936 - July 18, 2016

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Arline Echols

June 22, 1936 - July 18, 2016

Arline Echols, 80, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, July 18, 2016. Born in New Braunfels, TX on June 22, 1936 to Benno Louis Dierks and Emma Maria (Braune) Dierks, Arline attended and graduated from New Braunfels High School and married Mack L. Echols Jr. in 1954. Arline was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She and her husband of 55 years, who predeceased...
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Robert Oscar Grondin

November 1, 1952 - July 17, 2016

Robert Oscar Grondin ~ Bob was born on November 1, 1952, to his parents, Tom and Mary. From a young age, Bob had a passion for learning. His life was to be dedicated to academics and higher education, a profession that would allow him to touch the lives of many. Bob received his PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and went on to teach electrical engineering at Arizona...
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Jane Hilda Wargo

March 14, 1918 - July 17, 2016

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Helen BRENAMAN

January 30, 1923 - July 16, 2016

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Helen Brenaman

January 30, 1923 - July 16, 2016

Helen Brenaman passed away on July 16, 2016 at home, at the age of 93, of natural causes. She is survived by two daughters and her son-in-law, Justine and Bill Moyer, and Candee Lewis, two grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. Born in New York City, the daughter of Sam and Frances Margolies, sister of Jerry and Norman, she lived in Arizona for 53 years, but...
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Flora PADILLA

January 11, 1923 - July 14, 2016

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Flora B. Padilla

January 11, 1923 - July 14, 2016

Flora B. Padilla, 93, of Chandler, Arizona, peacefully entered into rest on July 14, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Morris S. Padilla; dear mother of Morris (Angie) Padilla, Michael (Brenda) Padilla, and Joann (Ken) Chandler; dear grandmother of 10, great grandmother, aunt, great aunt, and friend of many. Visitation 9 - 10 AM, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 230 W....
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Richard Campbell KEMPSHALL

February 20, 1946 - July 14, 2016

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Aaron Alexander Ortiz

December 9, 1990 - July 13, 2016

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Jacqueline Ann Campbell

August 28, 1929 - July 13, 2016

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Jacqueline Ann Campbell

August 28, 1929 - July 13, 2016

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Aaron Alexander Ortiz

December 9, 1990 - July 13, 2016

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Joseph Wallis Saunders

August 2, 1935 - July 12, 2016

Joseph Wallis Saunders, 80, passed away on July 12, 2106 in Gilbert, Arizona. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Valley of the Sun Mortuary Chapel at 10940 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Chandler, AZ, 85248. A Graveside Services will follow at Valley of the Sun Cemetery.
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Edward Charles Gee

July 17, 1913 - July 11, 2016

In Loving Memory ofEdward Charles Gee102, of Sun Lakes AZ, died Monday, July 11, 2016. He was born July 17, 1913 in Auburn NY. Edward was a Sergeant in the Army during WW II and landed in France on D-Day+3. After the war he moved to Fairmont WV, where he attended Fairmount College. Edward was an Insurance agent, served as Director for Fairmont Housing, and worked part-time as the bookkeeper for...
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Barry Lewis Mostovoy

August 11, 1935 - July 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Michael Aaron Wesho

February 12, 1975 - July 8, 2016

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William Doyle Russey

September 2, 1929 - July 8, 2016

William Doyle Russey,86, of Chandler, Arizona, entered into rest on July 8, 2016. Graveside services will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, July 15, 2016, at Valley of the Sun Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, Arizona 85248.
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Beth Drathman

August 4, 1949 - July 8, 2016

Beth Hennessey Drathman was a beautiful soul who left this world all to early. Born in Chicago, IL on August 4, 1949 to Thomas and Jean Hennessey, moved to Phoenix her senior year of high school. Married her forever love, David Drathman in 1968. Together they had one child, Kristen Ann, and two sweet granddaughters, Shea Hennessey and Martha Elizabeth (Emme).Beth worked for Honeywell for 28 years...
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Eugene Leroy FOX

January 3, 1930 - July 5, 2016

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Amber Aileen Rock

December 27, 1976 - July 5, 2016

Amber Aileen Rock, 39, passed peacefully in her sleep on the evening of July 2nd, 2016 at her home in Mesa, AZ. Amber was born on December 27th, 1976 in Missoula, MT. Amber leaves to this world her most special gift, her daughter Kirsten Sue Cotner. Kirsten begins the 4th grade this July. Amber is survived by her parents, Lana and Bob Rock of Chandler, AZ.; brother Jon Rock of Mesa, AZ;...
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Florence Anna Tash

September 13, 1931 - July 5, 2016

Florence Anna Tash, 84, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed from this life on July 5, 2016. She was born in Watauga, Tennessee on September 13, 1931 to Noble and Anna Mae Tester. She married John D. Tash on March 15, 1953. Together they were married 56 years. Florence was preceded in death by her father and mother, husband, and her daughter Janet. She is survived by her siblings Mary Nell Hogg ...
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Donald Dean Graves

August 11, 1928 - July 4, 2016

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Carmela Gomez-Paz

August 22, 1963 - June 30, 2016

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Angelina Leona Johnson

December 12, 1947 - June 30, 2016

Angelina Leona Johnson, 68, of Chandler, Arizona, went to be with the Lord, on June 30, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Bob "Pop Pop" Johnson for 48 years. Dear mother of Christine (Joe) Scarduzio, Cynthia (Bud) Horner, Rob (Alexis) Johnson and Charlene (Matt) Croft; dear Mom Mom of Angie, Victoria, Olivia, Valerie, Danielle, Logan, Scarlett, Dawn and Nathan ...
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Kenneth A. Bain

September 6, 1932 - June 26, 2016

Kenneth A. Bain, III, 83, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, entered into rest on June 26, 2016. Beloved husband of Peggy Sue Bain, and of the late Margaret Bain. Dear grandfather of Michelle Winkler and brother of Barbara Veltri. Family will receive guests 9:00 AM, Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Valley of the Sun Mortuary, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, Arizona 85248, where funeral services will...
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Patricia Ann Plowright

June 21, 1944 - June 25, 2016

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Marjorie L. Goers

August 29, 1924 - June 24, 2016

Marjorie L. Goers, 91, of Chandler, Arizona, entered into rest on June 24, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Myron Goers; dear mother of Pamela (Tony) Cranfill, Cathy (Steve) Forney and Jim (Margo) Goers; dear grandmother of Lucas (Cathyrn) Forney, Ben Forney and Seth Goers; dear great grandmother of Caden, Jacob and Kayla. Memorial service will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Valley...
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Gilbert William Randall

March 25, 1931 - June 22, 2016

Gilbert William Randall, 85, of Sun Lakes, AZ, passed away on June 22, 2016.Gilbert was born on March 25, 1931, in Texarkana, TX, to Gilbert Q. and Myrtle Randall, the eldest of two boys. He grew up in Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. He began work for the Bell System at the age of 17, his career interrupted by four years of service in the United States Air Force. He married his wife, Dorothy, in...
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James Gerald Hilbink

May 19, 1935 - June 22, 2016

James G. Hilbink "Jim", 81, at peace on June 22, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Diana B. Hilbink; dear Dad of Jeaneen (Tom) Duensing and Alex (Lori) Hilbink; loving Lito of Jared and Shae Duensing, and Jorden and Ethen Hilbink; dear brother of Ronald (Kaye) and Kraig (Maryann) Hilbink. Our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin, colleague and friend of many....
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Susan Altamirano Gomez

December 15, 1953 - June 21, 2016

Susan A. Gomez, 62, passed away June 21, 2016. Born December 15, 1953 in Tucson, Arizona. Preceded in death by her mother, Aurelia G. Altamirano. Survived by loving husband, Robert M. Gomez; son Robert Michael Gomez (Amanda); twin daughters Andrea Somerville (Nick) and Michelle Gomez; grandchildren, Olivia, Teyo and Santino Gomez, and Landen Somerville; father, Joe T. Altamirano; siblings,...
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Patricia Soonja KIM

March 17, 1936 - June 19, 2016

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Ramon Mendoza Rodriguez

February 20, 1934 - June 19, 2016

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Patricia Ann Quinn

December 13, 1938 - June 18, 2016

Patricia Ann Quinn, 77, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, entered into rest on June 18, 2016. She was born in Wayne County, Ohio, to the late Stanley and Ruth Autl, and grew up on the family farm in Marshallville. Pat is survived by her loving husband, Dick, having been married for 49 years. Pat graduated from Smithville High School, in Smithville, OH., and attended Bowling Green University. She was...
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Genevieve Ruth West

May 13, 1928 - June 18, 2016

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Patricia Ann Lundregan

November 12, 1933 - June 18, 2016

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Phyllis Arlene Dawson

March 31, 1926 - June 18, 2016

Phyllis Arlene Bisbee Dawson was the daughter of Clarence and Helen Bisbee. She was born in Ford Kansas on her Rinehart grandparents Farm in a snow storm on March 31st 1926. She graduated from Ford High School. She married Melvin Dawson her longtime boyfriend and love from the age of 13 on December 10th, 1944 in her Rinehart grandparents home. Her memories of their farm became sealed in her heart...
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Kymbree Lynne Gabaldon

November 5, 1997 - June 15, 2016

MILEY CYRUS "The Climb"I can almost see it. That dream I'm dreaming, But there's a voice inside my head saying, "You'll never reach it." Every step I'm takin' every move I make feels lost with no direction, My faith is shakin' But I, I gotta keep tryin' Gotta keep my head held high There's always gonna be another mountain I&...
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Evelyn Elizabeth Roit

February 23, 1923 - June 14, 2016

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Colleen A. Wilson

January 19, 1945 - June 14, 2016

In Memory of Colleen A. Wilson January 19, 1945 - June 14, 2016Colleen A. Wilson passed away on June 14, 2016 at home with her family. She died peacefully in her sleep. Services will be held and Colleen will be laid to rest at 10 a.m. on June 25, 2016 at Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery located at 10940 E Chandler Heights Rd., Chandler AZ 85248, phone: 480-895-9232Colleen was a beautiful...
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Gladys Marie Gunzer

November 12, 1939 - June 13, 2016

June 13th 2016 at 10:18 am Gladys Gunzer, lost her long fought battle to cancer. Gladys was a role model to many and she was a native North Carolinian and very proud of that fact. She studied Fine Arts at The Women's College of the University of North Carolina where she met her lifelong companion Dick Gunzer. Everyone that knew Gladys loved him, she was a fierce friend, wonderful mother and the...
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Ardell Harriet STAFFIERI

March 18, 1924 - June 12, 2016

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Luz Elena Gomez

August 7, 1945 - June 10, 2016

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Richard Anthony Rivard

November 11, 1934 - June 9, 2016

Richard Anthony Rivard, 81, of Chandler, Arizona, entered into rest on June 9, 2016. Beloved husband of Jeannie Rivard for 58 years; dear father of Rick (Aree) Rivard, Tony (Jaime) Rivard and Maria Rivard; dear grandfather of Brandi Rivard, Drew (Kimmi) Fleger and Dustin Fleger; dear great-grandfather of Easton and Emma Fleger. . Visitation 6 - 8 PM, Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Valley of the Sun...
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Rodney Lee Rogers

March 15, 1949 - June 8, 2016

Rodney Lee Rogers, 67, of Phoenix, Arizona, entered into rest on June 8, 2016. Born in 1949 to Richard and Norma Rogers, he grew up as older brother to Kelly (Deloris) Rogers and Kim (Lonnie) Wingett in Goshen Indiana. Rod is a 1967 graduate of Wakarusa High School. He was a US Army veteran serving in Vietnam from April, 1969 to November, 1970. When returning stateside he married his high...
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Doyle Wayne Yockey

September 30, 1941 - June 8, 2016

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Ada Virginia Garmon

September 26, 1932 - June 7, 2016

Ada Virginia Garmon, 83, of San Tan Valley, AZ (formerly of St. Ann, MO) passed away on June 7, 2016 at Banner Baywood Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona. She was born on September 26, 1932 in O'Kean, AR to John Marshall and Viola Carson. She married Marvin Johnson on August 31, 1951. Together they had two children, Rick (deceased) and Shirley. Ada and Marvin would later divorce. On August 19,...
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Judi D. Sefton

April 21, 1944 - June 7, 2016

Judith Dimock Sefton went to be with Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.Judi was born on April 21, 1944 in Newton, Massachusetts to Donald F. and Eleanor L. Dimock. Hometown, Mt. Lebanon, PA was dear to Judi and she cherished her 1962 graduating class from Mt. Lebanon High.A consummate care-taker, Judi was a nurse by profession and committed her life to the helping of others. As a Registered Nurse,...
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James Thomas Kilmartin

February 4, 1928 - June 6, 2016

James "Jim" T. Kilmartin, 88, peacefully passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016 in Chandler, Arizona. Born February 4, 1928, in the Bronx, New York, he was the son of the late Thomas Kilmartin and Rose (Kilmartin) Schuman. Being born and raised in the Bronx, it is no surprise that Jim was a life-long fan(atic) of the New York Yankee's. He had many fond memories of attending baseball games with...
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Roy LOPEZ

May 14, 1938 - June 5, 2016

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Merion Margaret Webb

February 1, 1923 - June 5, 2016

Merion Margaret Webb, 93, of Chandler, Arizona, died peacefully in her home. She is predeceased by her parents Charles and Catherine Duhr and her late husband of 54 years, Charles Raymond Webb. Merion was a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. With all those greats, it shows you her greatness. She is survived by her four children, Joyce, Judy, David and Jennifer....
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Roy N. Lopez, Jr.

May 14, 1938 - June 5, 2016

For my Roque From METoday we mourn the loss of a Dam'Good man. and he would tell you so.Roy N. Lopez, Born in Casa Grande, AZ in 1938.Proud son, brother, father, grandfather Tio, Nino, Mentor and friend. Not to mention the pride that swelled his chest.. Marine!I believe he would tell you his greatest loves and achievements would be having married his honey Elena and honorably raised his children...
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Betty Jo Crumley

July 21, 1935 - June 2, 2016

Betty Jo Crumley, 80, passed away on June 2nd 2016 in the city of Chandler, AZ, she was born in Morrilton, Ark. on July 21st 1935 to Ben and Dorothy Hoelzeman . Betty Jo married Robert R. Parham Sr. December 26th 1953 in Little Rock, Ark. They were married for 25 years and had 4 children together, Bobby, John, Barbara and Marilyn. On February 14th 1985 Betty Jo married Richard Crumley the love...
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Keith Alan Clark

November 5, 1944 - June 1, 2016

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Linda Annette Noble

November 30, 1965 - June 1, 2016

In Loving Memory OfLinda Annette Boggs NobleNovember 30, 1965 - June 1, 2016 Linda Annette Noble went to be with Jesus on June 1, 2016 surrounded by family after winning her battle with breast cancer. Linda is survived by her husband Glenn and daughters Sierra and Ariel; her Aunt "Mother," Darlene; her Brother, Tim and her sister, Cynthia. Linda was born in Federicksburg, VA to Marvin...
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Teddy Ray Griffieth

August 3, 1938 - May 31, 2016

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Cloya A. Jennings

July 4, 1931 - May 31, 2016

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Daniel Rodriguez De La Rosa

July 3, 1936 - May 31, 2016

Daniel Rodriguez De La Rosa 79, died May 31st. 2016, He was born in Camerio,Puerto RicaoJuly 4th,1936. He moved from Puerto to Chicago area with his mother and step-father. Attending school in Chicago, college Michigan State and then to Hayward, California whereHe taught for 35 years.After retiring, he moved to Phoenix, AZ. To help take care of his mother.In 2000 he met the (the Love of his...
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Julia Arvizu

October 28, 1934 - May 30, 2016

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Julia Robinson Arvizu

October 28, 1934 - May 30, 2016

Arvizu, Julia Robinson, passed away on May 30, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Jose F. Arvizu; dear mother of Vivian Fitzgerald, Jose "Kiko" and Arturo "Tweedy" Arvizu, Christine Gracia and the late Christopher Arvizu; dear sister of the late Carlos Robinson, Emma Sanchez, Reyes Colvin, Ruben Robinson, Isabel Zaroni, Pancho and Arturo Robinson. Our dear Nana, Tia, Prima and...
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James Arthur Lindstrom

December 8, 1940 - May 30, 2016

James A. Lindstrom, 75, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, entered into rest on May 30, 2016. Beloved husband of Darleen A. Lindstrom; dear father of Jeffrey Carl (Laura) Lindstrom and Sara Jane Lindstrom. Dear grandfather of 6 granddaughters and 1 grandson. Dear brother of Betty Wenlund and Janet Olson. Our dear uncle, great uncle, great-great uncle, cousin and friend of many. Memorial service will be...
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William Ernest Farnham

February 9, 1927 - May 28, 2016

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Ila Dean Devaney

September 23, 1929 - May 28, 2016

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Ila Dean Devaney

September 23, 1929 - May 28, 2016

In Memory of Ila Dean (Reid) DeVaney, born in Lake View, Hall County, Texas September 23rd, 1929 to Joe M Reid and Meta Virginia (Haynes) Reid. She passed away May 28th, 2016 in Cottonwood, Yavapai County, Arizona. She is preceded in death by her husband of 53-years; Walter H. DeVaney and by two of her sons, Cecil Clyde and Walter R DeVaney and grandson Frankie L DeVaney. She is survived by son...
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William Ernest Farnham

February 9, 1927 - May 28, 2016

William E. (Bill) Farnham, 89, passed away on May 28, 2016 at his home in Sun Lakes, AZ. He was born February 9, 1927 in Forestville, NY to Theodore and Ethelyn (Kuhrt) Farnham. The third of seven children, Bill graduated from Forestville High School in 1944. He was married to Jenny (Bradigan) Farnham from 1948 until she passed away in 1979. He worked as a grape farmer, a school bus driver, a...
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Joyce Elaine GAFKE

July 2, 1923 - May 27, 2016

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Robert Albert Nolawski

July 12, 1938 - May 27, 2016

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Robert Gene Bellows

May 20, 1953 - May 24, 2016

Robert Gene Bellows, age 63, passed away on May 24, 2016 in Queen Creek, Arizona. He was born May 20, 1953 in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, Canada and moved to the USA as a small child. After high school he joined the Army. While he was in the Army, he married his high school sweetheart Donna Bellows. They raised 2 daughters in Arizona and also have 3 granddaughters. Bob retired from the Chandler...
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Louis A. WARD

August 30, 1936 - May 23, 2016

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Louis Arthur Ward

August 30, 1936 - May 23, 2016

Louis A. Ward, 79, of Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed away on May 23, 2016. Beloved husband of Linda C. Ward; dear father of Troy, Brian, Stacie (Kevin) Brown and Steven (Heather) Ward; dear grandfather of Maddy, Jessie, Jason, Zackery, Bennett, Cooper and Lincoln. Our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend of many. Contributions to Set Free Baptist Fellowship (www.setfreeaz.org)...
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Milo Horton Elofson

December 1, 1931 - May 22, 2016

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Xue Zhu Huang

August 30, 1959 - May 22, 2016

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Bernard Allen WOLFIN

August 21, 1936 - May 22, 2016

Bernie Wolfin passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ at the age of 79. Bernie was born in Seattle on August 21,1936 to Morris and Estelle Wolfin. He was a graduate of Garfield High School (54') and the University of Washington (58'). He had a passion for music and was a drummer in many bands throughout high school and college. He had a long career as a manufacturers rep...
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Betty Louise Watkins

July 21, 1935 - May 19, 2016

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John Leo Meloch

October 12, 1931 - May 18, 2016

John L. Meloch, 84, passed away on May 18, 2016. He is survived by his wife Francita (nee Harrington), father of Francita Peeper, grandfather of Reagan Marie and Riley Quinn Peeper; dear brother of Howard (Kathy) and the late Richard (Janet), and Betty Jane Gauthier, and many nieces and nephews. He was born in Chicago and joined the Air Force in 1951 and served to 1955. He graduated from De...
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Lupe Contreras

July 27, 1926 - May 17, 2016

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David Lawrence Petrushka

January 12, 1948 - May 16, 2016

David L. Petrushka, 68, entered into rest on May 16, 2016. Beloved husband of Krissie Petrushka; dear father of Alyssa and James Petrushka; dear grandfather of Zane (Tatiana) Petrushka; dear brother of Bob (Gerrie) Petrushka and Dorothy (late Ronnie) Samler. Our dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend. David was a proud retiree of the Chandler, Arizona Fire Dept. ...
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Gloria H. Saucedo

July 19, 1930 - May 15, 2016

Gloria Helen Saucedo, 85, passed away at home in Chandler, Arizona on Sunday May 15, 2016. Gloria was born on July 19, 1930 in San Antonio, Texas. Her greatest joy was the love she felt for her family. Her deepest desire was for her family to see each other and love each other when she was gone. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.Gloria was preceded in death by her brothers Juan...
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Robert George Babicke

August 7, 1922 - May 15, 2016

Obituary for Robert G. Babicke __ August 7, 1922 to May 15, 2016Robert (Bob) was born August 7, 1922. He was one of two children of Frank and Ruth (Roxbury) Babicke. He was born in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, New York. Bob and his brother Ed spent much of their childhood with their beloved grandmother Anna (Cygalis) Babicke. He graduated from Manual Training High School in Brooklyn in...
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Walter E. Flint

April 9, 1935 - May 13, 2016

Walter E. Flint, 81, passed away on May 13, 2016. An inurnment with Military Honors will be held at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona at 23029 N Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85024 on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 10:00 am. Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Thomas Drake Pace

July 31, 1948 - May 12, 2016

Pace, Thomas Drake 67, of Chandler, AZ., passed away on May 12, 2016 at his home. Tom was born on July 31, 1948 in Akron, Ohio. He moved to Longmont, CO., in 1978. He married Patty Williams in 1994, then moved to Chandler, AZ. the same year. Tom worked in the home building industry for over 25 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, Nascar events and building model cars. He also...
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Daniel G. Serrano

January 27, 1949 - May 11, 2016

Daniel G. Serrano, , 67, entered into rest on May 11, 2016. Beloved Husband of Gwen Serrano. Dear father of Danny, Jr., Liz, Nathan, Manuel and the late Raven. Dear brother of Shorty, Richie, Rori and the late Tony. Dear grandfather of 7, great-grandfather of 3. Dear son of the late Jose and Eloisa Serrano. Our dear uncle, great uncle, cousin, friend of many and musician to all. Visitation...
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Brendan Patrick Danaher

October 29, 1982 - May 11, 2016

Brendan Patrick Danaher, 33, of Chandler, AZ, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2016. Brendan married the love of his life, Emily Ross on June 12, 2010, in Chandler, AZ. He graduated high school from St. John's Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield, WI in 2001. He then went on to serve his country in the Army for six years and was deployed to both Afghanistan and Iraq. Upon his return,...
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Mary Lavonne Unger

October 9, 1943 - May 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Doreen Lea JOHNSON

January 29, 1938 - May 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Doris Nell Mitchell

January 11, 1927 - May 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Eileen Martha McCoy

March 10, 1944 - May 9, 2016

Eileen Martha McCoy ,72 entered God`s Glorious Kingdom on May 9th ,2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. The week preceding her death and at the time of her death she was surrounded by her family and loving friends.Born in Albany , NY she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Rose Goudreau. She was employed by the National Commercial Bank where she met her future husband Don . They were...
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David Stanley Capeloto

March 1, 1954 - May 8, 2016

David S. Cepeloto, the son of William and Jeanne Capeloto, passed away on May 8, 2016, at the age of 62. He is survived by his mother, brother Glenn, sister-in-law Donna, niece Amy, nephews Chad and Ryan, and many friends. David was born in Seattle, WA and lived most of his life there. He also spent part of his life in Maui, HI, San Diego, and in Israel. He spent the remaining years in Mesa,...
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