Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home

Trust, Compassion and Affordability Since 1981

The Heritage Family of Funeral Homes have served the greater Phoenix area for 30 years under the careful guidance of the Stobierski family. Today, as a third generation family-owned firm, we have become the area’s most preferred funeral homes by providing the highest level of service to our community.

As a full-service firm with eight convenient funeral home locations, five cemeteries and two privately owned crematories, we have consistently offered the area’s most reasonable prices in funeral services. We take personal pride in the beauty of our facilities and the professionalism of our staff.

We welcome you to visit our funeral homes and become acquainted with our comfortable facilities and meet our compassionate staff. Please consider this a personal invitation, from our family to yours.


Our Obituaries

Esther E. Austin

November 24, 1921 - October 23, 2014

Esther E. Austin, 92, of Casa Grande, AZ passed away on October 23, 2014. Esther was born in Hartington, NE on November 24, 1921 to Amasa David and Elmira S. (Cressy) Cohee. She is survived by her son; Kent Williston. Services for Esther will be held this Saturday, November 1, 2014 visitation at 10:00 a.m. with services at 11:00 a.m.to be held at 1038 S. Carter Lane, Casa Grande, AZ 85194. ...
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Marion Knight Cones

May 16, 1933 - October 23, 2014

Marion Knight Cones, age 81, died peacefully in her sleep on October 23rd. Marion was born in London, Ontario, Canada, on May 16, 1933, to Horace and Marion Smith of Detroit, Michigan, while they were on vacation visiting relatives. She grew up in Hazel Park, MI, and graduated from Hazel Park High School. Marion had a deep desire to be a teacher. She graduated from Bob Jones University in...
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Bernie Leo Pittman

January 8, 1960 - October 14, 2014

Bernie Leo Pittman, 54, of Stanfield, AZ, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 14th. Bernie was born January 8, 1960, in Casa Grande, AZ at Homako Hospital. He was the oldest child of Judy and Leo Pittman. Bernie enjoyed flying, off-roading and motorcycles. He was an accomplished pilot stating early in his life, teaching himself to fly before obtaining his pilot's license. He enjoyed...
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Herbert Joseph Bagley, Jr.

December 23, 1920 - October 2, 2014

Herbert J. Bagley, 93, of Casa Grande, AZ passed away on October 2, 2014 in Peoria, Arizona. Herb was born in Buffalo, New York to Herbert, Sr. and Henrietta Christine (Holmes). In 1944 he married L. Jean Bagley who preceded him in May of 2010. Herb is survived by two children, Steven J. Bagley and wife Nancy of Auburn, WA and Constance L. Mulholland and her husband Robert, of Wenatchee, WA,...
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Joseph R. Michaud

May 22, 1928 - September 26, 2014

ELOY ~ Joseph R. Michaud, 86, of Eloy died on Sept. 26, 2014. Mr. Michaud was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, on May 22, 1928, to Louis and Laura (Farland) Michaud. He was a Navy veteran and had worked as a chef in the hotel industry until he retired. No service is planned immediately. Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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Donna Nadine Davidson

August 2, 1930 - September 15, 2014

Donna Nadine Davidson, 84, of Maricopa passed away on Sept. 15, 2014. Donna was born on August 2, 1930 in Broken Bow, Nebraska to Oliver and Geraldine (Templar) Criss. A memorial service will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona this Friday, Sept. 26 at 12:30 p.m.. Donna is survived by her loving son; Gary L. Davidson. She is preceded by her husband; Claud who passed away in...
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Olive Elaine (Darr) Dill

June 17, 1922 - September 13, 2014

TURLOCK, Calif. ~ Olive Elaine Darr Dill, 92, formerly of Casa Grande, died on Sept. 13, 2014 in Turlock. A memorial service was held Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at Mt. View Cemetery. Mrs. Dill was born on June 17, 1922 in Casa Grande to Sam and Leona Darr. Survivors include two daughters and a son, Sandra Fox of Turlock, Terry Dill of Boron, CA and Ronna Bond of Turlock; a sister, Sammie Darr...
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James Arthur Sarvary

May 14, 1935 - September 12, 2014

MARICOPA ~ James Arthur Sarvary, 79, of Maricopa died at home on Sept. 12, 2014. Mr. Sarvary was born in Cleveland on May 14, 1935, to Arthur and Eva (Furry) Sarvary. He retired from the military after serving both in the Marine Corps and Air Force. He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Haytcher, and is survived only by two nephews, Bruce and Scott Haytcher of Ashtabula, Ohio. No...
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Roselle Catherine Krug

February 6, 1923 - September 9, 2014

Roselle Catherine Krug, 91 of Casa Grande, AZ passed away peacefully at home with her family around her. Mrs. Krug was born in Belleville, Illinois on February 6, 1923 to Thomas and Catherine (Gerold) Heck. Survivors include her son, Dennis Krug of Casa Grande. No Services are planned at this time. Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home were in charge of the arrangements.
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Gertude Louise Becker

November 3, 1917 - September 8, 2014

Gertrude Louise Becker, 96, of Casa Grande passed away on September 8, 2014. Gertrude was born in Galesburg, IL on November 3, 1917 to Alfred and Nettie (Johnson) Erickson. She graduated from Fairbury High School in Illinois and continued on to be employed as a bookkeeper and secretary at the Farmers Union Creamery. Gertrude was married to Frederick Lowell Becker on October 4, 1948 till his...
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Capitola Lily Patterson

October 25, 1914 - September 4, 2014

Capitola Lily Patterson, 99, of Casa Grande passed away on September 4, 2014. Mrs. Patterson was born in Katy Texas on October 25, 1914 to William N. and Sarah (Rudkin) Sumner. Capitola was a member of the Eastern Star and a Daughter of the Nile. Survivors include her daughters, Sarah DeWolf of Casa Grande and Addie L. Davidson of Torrence, CA.
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Daniela Maria Burman

August 2, 1956 - August 21, 2014

Daniela Maria Burman, 58, of Casa Grande died at home on August 21, 2014. The funeral service was held this past Wednesday at 50 S. Candlestick Drive. Mrs. Burman was born on August 2, 1956. A resident of the area since 1996, she was a kitchen supervisor and formerly worked in retail. Survivors include her husband, Michael Burman, Sr.; two sons, Kenneth Crouch of Maricopa and Michael Burman...
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Arnulfo V. "Sam" Bandin, Sr.

May 25, 1944 - August 21, 2014

Arnulfo V. Bandin, Sr., age 70 of Maricopa, passed away August 21, 2014 at home with family by his side. He was affectionately known to many "Sam" was born in McAllen, TX on May 25, 1944 to David and Maria (Ventura) Bandin. In his younger years he worked as a migrant worker. He moved to Arizona permanently in 1955 and married Irene Hernandez in which they were married for 50 years. He taught at...
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Antonia M. "Toni" Chlup

July 5, 1927 - August 19, 2014

Antonia "Toni" Chlup, 87, of Casa Grande passed away on August 19, 2014 at the Pacifia Senior Living in Tucson. Mrs. Chlup was born in Germany on July 5, 1927 to Emilie and Alois Farnick. Survivors include three sons; Christian R. of Torrance, CA, Ludwig V. of San Diego, CA. and Luis P. of Tucson, AZ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bretislav M. Chlup in 2001. Heritage Casa Grande...
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Donald A. "Don" Fillipi

February 25, 1936 - August 11, 2014

Donald A. "Don" Fillipi, 78, of Casa Grande died peacefully on August 11, 2014, at Oasis Pavilion Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Mr. Fillipi and his wife, Flo, had been residents of Palm Creek Golf & RV Resort for 16 years. He was born in Warren, Minnesota, on February 25th, 1936. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1955 and retired in 1975. He then spent an additional 13 years working for the...
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Edward M. Acuna

January 24, 1948 - July 31, 2014

Mr. Acuna was born on Jan. 24, 1948, in Florence to Francisco and Sylvia (Munoz) Acuna. He was a happy and humble man who laughed frequently and enjoyed his children and grandchildren. The outdoors was a favorite place, and he would watch western movies and tend to his plants. Survivors include his wife, Magdalena; eight sons and daughters, Martin Acuna, Stella Rodriguez, Yvonne Ramirez, Edward...
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Tiburcio Junior Bustos, Jr.

August 28, 1960 - July 30, 2014

Tiburcio L. Bustos, Jr., 53, of Bapchule died July 30, 2014. Rosary will be recited at 3 p.m. today, Monday, August 18, 2014, at Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home, Casa Grande, Arizona. The scripture service will follow. Mr. Bustos was born in Casa Grande on August 28, 1960, to Tiburcio and Juanita (Benevidez) Bustos. He was active in all of his children's lives and enjoyed spending time with...
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David Ray Nelson

June 20, 1957 - July 11, 2014

David Ray Nelson, 57, of Arizona City, Arizona. Passed away on July 11, 2014 at his home. There are no services planned at this time. Survivors include his mother, Sarah J. Nelson, daughters, Kiayra Hernandez, Karina Miller and Kaitlin Rackham. Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home were in charge of the arrangements.
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Margarette S. Bianco

June 4, 1923 - July 3, 2014

Mrs. Bianco was born in Manila, Philippines and was the daughter of Walter and Margaret (Dermont) Smith. She lived in California before moving to Arizona years ago. She was a Casa Grande teacher before retirement. She is survived by a son, Walter Bianco of Mesa and was preceded in death by her husband, Paul. The service will be held later. Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home was in charge of...
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Phyllis Eline Crawford

August 30, 1919 - February 12, 2014

Phyllis Eline Crawford, age 94, passed away February 12, 2014. She was born August 30, 1919 in Ipswich, SD to Edward and Emma (Beyer) Wojahn. Phyllis was a faithful member of Heaven's View Baptist Church and had a strong testimony of salvation. Along with regular church attendance Phyllis also read her Bible daily and loved to talk about God's Blessings. She enjoyed life; Phyllis was very...
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Charlie Bustos

January 27, 1957 - February 1, 2014

Charlie Bustos, age 57, passed away February 1, 2014. He was born January 27, 1957 in Casa Grande, AZ to Tiburcio and Juanita (Benevidez) Bustos. Charlie is survived by spouse Maria Bustos daughter Kelly Moreno, son Ryan Bustos, son Jason Bustos, daughter Kasey Bustos. Brothers Richard Bustos, Tiburcio Bustos, Raymond Bustos, sister Inez Bustos. 12 grandchildren. He is predeceased by his...
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Donald Lee Joiner

August 1, 1946 - January 25, 2014

Donald Joiner, age 67, passed away January 25, 2014. He was born August 1, 1946 in Chandler, AZ to Rubin and Rachel (Havins) Joiner. Mr. Joiner proudly served our country in the US Army during the Vietnam conflict. He was a cowboy who enjoyed ranching and the feed lots working outdoors. His hobby was team roping and could make the best cowboy biscuits and gravy from scratch. He loved to fish...
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Robert James Nobuo Lloyd

March 3, 1985 - January 9, 2014

Robert James Nobuo Lloyd, age 28, passed away January 9, 2014. He was born March 3, 1985 in Honolulu, HI to Robert (deceased) & Shelley Lloyd. Robert served our country in the U.S. Army as a dental nurse caring for our troops. He was a fun loving person with an infectious smile and adored by all who knew him. He was talented in that he had people skills and could relate to just about anyone....
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Susan Annette Ashmead

February 11, 1942 - January 4, 2014

Susan Annette Ashmead, of Casa Grande, age 71, passed away January 4, 2014. She was born February 11, 1942 in Rome, NY to Robert and Louise (Manson) Hansberger. Susan earned her master's degree in intervention counseling and began working toward her PhD in psychology. She worked tirelessly for the children of Arizona, retiring as a CPS unit supervisor in the cities of Mammoth, Coolidge and...
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Dean Arnold Puerner

September 11, 1933 - January 3, 2014

Dean Arnold Puerner, age 80, passed away January 3, 2014. He was born September 11, 1933 in Fort Atkinson, WI to Lester and Lillian (Kriesel) Puerner. Dean is survived by his children Emelin Avelar, Sandra Puerner, Brian Puerner, Randy Puerner, Amealia Wagner, Cynthia Calabro, Charles Puerner, Sarah Schwendinger, Sadie Puerner, Betsy Campaign; 28 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. ...
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Z. B. Todd

March 30, 1943 - January 3, 2014

Z. B. Todd, age 70, passed away January 3, 2014. He was born March 30, 1943 in Birmingham, AL to Z. B. and Lorene Todd. Z. B. is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Wilda Todd, sons Robert B. Todd and Christopher J. Todd, five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Todd was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Lorene Todd. Z. B....
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Elizabeth Anne Harvey

August 5, 1944 - December 28, 2013

Elizabeth "Anne" Harvey, age 69, passed away December 28, 2013. She was born August 5, 1944 in Amherst, Texas to Harry and Nellie (Pew) Brantley. Anne is survived by her husband of 48 years, Clayton Harvey, sons Robert Wayne (Yvonne) Harvey, Michael Duane (Robin) Harvey, Christopher Len (Darlyn) Harvey, sister Sue Martinez, brothers Jeff (Joyce) Brantley and Harold (Jackie) Brantley, and...
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June Agatha Bradfield

December 30, 1932 - December 25, 2013

June Agatha Bradfield, age 80, of Maricopa, Arizona, passed away on December 25, 2013. She was born December 30, 1932 in Zeeland, Michigan, to Cornelius and Marie (Rooks) Devries. June is survived by her husband, William Bradfield, five children, ten grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. June was known for her faith in God and she enjoyed volunteering for her church and spending time...
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Michael Francis Quinn

August 25, 1942 - November 24, 2013

Michael Francis Quinn, age 71, passed away November 24, 2013. He was born August 25, 1942 in Syracuse, New York to Joseph and Nellie Quinn. Michael is survived by his wife, Teddy Borkman; mother Nellie Quinn; sons Matthew Quinn and Peter Quinn; daughter Teresa McCandless; brothers Patrick (Pauline) Quinn and Richard Quinn; sister Cheryl LeBlanc; four grandchildren; one niece and three nephews...
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Jeffrey Aaron Burks

September 9, 1983 - October 25, 2013

Jeffrey Aaron Burks, born September 9, 1983 in Toledo, Ohio, passed away October 25, 2013. He moved out here and fell in love with Arizona. He is now finally free from all of his pain, agony and turmoil from PTSD caused from the Iraq War. USMC Cpl. Jeffrey Burks loved music, drums, and guitars with a passion. His motorcycle was his dream. Just a few weeks ago, he mentally managed to play...
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Margaret "Susan" Melick

July 3, 1951 - October 18, 2013

(Margaret) Susan Wilkinson Melick of Casa Grande, AZ was born July 3, 1951 at Ironton, MO and lived in Belgrade, MO until she left for Washington, D.C. to work for the F.B.I. She departed this life to be with Jesus October 18, 2013. Susan moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1976 from Puerto Rico and continued working for the F.B.I. She met Roy Melick and they married September 15, 1979. To this union was...
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Elizabeth Mary Weber

February 4, 1921 - September 29, 2013

Elizabeth Mary Weber, 92, died on September 29, 2013. Mrs. Weber was born on February 4, 1921, in Schenectady, NY, to John and Elizabeth Bogar. She was active in the American Legion Auxiliary and served as president. She ran Betty's Crafts in Casa Grande for six years and taught many kinds of crafts. She also was a painter and sang in her church choir. She is survived by a son, Herbert...
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Patricia Anne Beville

December 24, 1932 - September 27, 2013

Patricia Anne Beville was born in LaPorte, Indiana on December 24, 1932 and died in Casa Grande, Arizona on September 27, 2013. Patricia moved to Sacramento, California early in life and graduated high school in 1950. Patricia started working at the Casa Grande Post Office in 1960 and retired in 1988. She then owned and operated PB's Ceramics for 10 years, then managed the store at the Pinetop...
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Lillian Anne Slate

November 1, 1944 - September 19, 2013

Lillian Anne Slate, age 68, passed away September 19, 2013. She was born November 1, 1944 in Phoenix, AZ to Rollin and Sarah Dimick. Lillian is survived by her sons, Chris Lunsford and David Lunsford, and her mother, Sarah Dimick. She was preceded in death by her father and one daughter, Dawn Teri Lunsford. Lillian was an accomplished artist, skilled in many different mediums. She will...
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Charles Vernor Morehead

May 8, 1953 - September 16, 2013

Charles Vernor Morehead, age 60, passed away September 16, 2013, at Casa Grande Regional Medical Center. He was born May 8, 1953 in Dearborn, MI to John and Elizabeth Morehead. Charles is survived by his wife, Ruth Morehead; sons Matthew and William; daughter Christine; and brothers John and Skip. He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin. Charles enjoyed hiking, camping and spending...
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Shirley Alice Williams

October 22, 1931 - September 16, 2013

Shirley Alice Williams, age 81, passed away September 16, 2013. She was born October 22, 1931, in Walled Lake, MI to Charles and Anna Parks. Shirley is survived by daughters, Susan Van Ranken (Monte Powell) and Cindy Clow (Doug), her son, Hank Williams, Jr.; grandson Rod (Corina), granddaughters Reba and Amanda (Rick); great grandchildren Amanda, Katherine, Kaylee, Tori, Rachelle and Josie;...
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Robert John Brant

November 4, 1927 - September 8, 2013

Robert John Brant was born on November 4, 1927, in Tiffin, Iowa, to Lily and Raymond Brant, one of seven brothers and sisters. He died on September 8, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Richard, Steven and Herbert, two sisters, Katherine and Marie, his son, David, and his granddaughter, Hailey. He married Barbara June Haxton (Brant) on March 9, 1951 and had two...
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Jean A. Bahnson

November 7, 1942 - September 1, 2013

Jean A. Bahnson, age 70, passed away September 1, 2013. She was born November 7, 1942 in Houghton, MI to Armand and Elsie Axdahl. Jean is survived by her husband of 50 years, Rod Bahnson, son Dean (Candice) Bahnson, two grandchildren, Tricia and Anna, and sister, Elaine Meyer. Jean was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed.
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Jessamine Upson

September 19, 1924 - August 25, 2013

Jessamine Upson, age 86, passed away August 25, 2013. She was born September 19, 1926 in Kokomo, IN to Frank and Mary Simpson. Jessamine is survived by daughters Joy Oliver, Ann Adele Nelson and Amanda Kay Stewart; son Franklin Upson; 20 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Billy Wilson Upson and son Charles Mace Upson. Jessamine was a funny...
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Paul A. Ollerton

October 6, 1924 - August 24, 2013

Paul Albert Ollerton, 88, of Casa Grande, died on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Paul was born October 6th, 1924, the son of Zina and Preston Ollerton. Paul fought in World War II as an aviator in the 309th Fighter Squadron, 366th Fighter Group. After the war, Paul came home and joined the Arizona Air National Guard. During his time with the Arizona National Guard, Paul worked hard to climb...
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Paul Gardner Winnett

January 4, 1935 - August 6, 2013

Paul Gardner Winnett, 78, of Arizona City, AZ, passed away on August 6, 2013 at the University Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. Paul was born in E. Pike Run Township, PA to Roy and Thelma (Biggerton) Winnett. He had been a resident of Arizona City for over 18 years. Paul worked as a production supervisor for a computer manufacturing company for many years after his retirement from the Air Force. ...
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Elizabeth Svob Croft

November 13, 1919 - July 19, 2013

Elizabeth was born on November 13, 1919 on the family farm in Lehigh, Arizona, to John and Antonia Svob. "Liz" moved to Casa Grande in 1965 to open Fashion Furniture Company with her husband Loren and daughter Carol. Elizabeth retired after a successful career in the furniture business in 1983. She enjoyed a quiet life which included morning coffee with her grandson Casey. She is survived...
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Wilma Jane Hobbs

October 5, 1919 - July 18, 2013

Wilma Jane Hobbs, 93, of Casa Grande died at home on July 18, 2013. Mrs. Hobbs was born on Oct. 5, 1919, in Switz City, Ind., to George and Mary Deckard. She served in the Navy as a nurse in World War II and continued in nursing until retirement. She enjoyed playing bingo, playing bridge, sewing, knitting, hiking, bird watching and fishing with friends and family. She is survived by a son,...
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Theo S Bigger

June 10, 1928 - June 24, 2013

Theo S Bigger, age 85, passed away June 24, 2013. She was born June 10, 1928 in Edgerton, OH to Virgil and Myrtle (Castret) Green. Theo's passion was to watch the hummingbirds outside her window. She loved to care for her home and family and receiving visits from her children and grandchildren that lived far away. Theo expected to hear from her children on a regular basis-if they didn't call...
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Carol Janie Bain

November 16, 1945 - February 10, 2013

Carol Jane Bain "Janie", 67, passed away on February 10, 2013 in Casa Grande, AZ. Janie was born on November 16, 1945 in Viborg, SD to Robert and Marjorie Skotvold. She had three children; Lisa, Don, and Jon. She moved to Federal Way, Washington in 1969. She was divorced in 1976 and was a strong woman that worked very hard as a single parent. She worked for the American National Can Co for...
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Donald Herb

February 6, 1930 - January 20, 2013

Donald Leon Herb, 82, of Casa Grande, AZ, passed away on January 20, 2013, in Casa Grande, AZ. Mr. Herb was born on February 6, 1930, to Leon and Naomi Herb in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Surviving Mr. Herb is his loving wife of 64 years Ann Lillian Herb, his son Jon Allen Herb of Ontario, Canada, his three daughters Nancy Sellers of Saskatchewan, Canada, Kathy Cronan of Pennsylvania, Sharon...
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Hildegard Van Sickle

January 8, 1922 - January 19, 2013

Hildegard Van Sickle, 91, of Arizona City, AZ, passed away on January 19, 2013 in Casa Grande, AZ. Mrs. Van Sickle was born in Frankfurt, Germany, on January 8, 1922 to Coloneus and Irma Gerber. Surviving Mrs. Van Sickle, is her husband of 55 years George Van Sickle JR, her son Lionel Van Sickle of Valencia, CA, her daughter Sylvia Stong of Casa Grande, AZ, 5 grandchildren and 5 great...
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