Obituaries for 2010

Murphy, Robert

Robert Murphy, 93, of Mesa, AZ passed away on December 25, 2010 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  He was born in Spokane, WA and was preceded in death by his wife Doris (Reinhardt) Murphy, second wife Ruth (Wagner) Murphy and third wife Patsy (Young) Murphy.  He is survived by his niece Doris R. Rushing and family from […]

Skinner, Joan F.

Joan F. Skinner 89 formerly of 1303 Stephens Dr. in Normal died Monday, December 13 in Mesa, AZ.  There will be no funeral.  Burial at Funks Grove Cemetery will be at a later date.   Joan was born January 11, 1921 in Normal, daughter of Deloss and Sina Belle Read Funk.  She married Cushman Skinner May […]

Camp, Elizabeth Ann

Elizabeth Ann Camp, 89, of Mesa, AZ passed away on December 13, 2010. Ms. Camp, a retired fashion coordinator was born in Menominee, MI. Prededed in death by her parents Edward and Elisha Kronka, brothers Edward and Robert Kronka, she is survived by her companion Ray Calamita, daughter Debra Jolley, four sons Robert B, Gregory, […]

White, Dorothy “Dollie”

Dorothy “Dollie” Jean White, 75 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on December 13, 2010. The visitation for Dollie will begin at 10:00 am with the funeral following at 11:00 am Friday December 17, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ. Contributions may be made to Marantha (www. marantha.org).

Shotton, Ruth Rebecca

Ruth Rebecca Cook-Shotton, 90 of Tempe, Arizona died December 13th, 2010 at Friendship Village. She was born in Satanta, Kansas to Bessie Ellen Alexander-Cook and Arthur G Cook on July 23, 1920. Her childhood was spent primarily on a farm in Satanta, Kansas and she attended high school in Sublette, Kansas graduating in 1938. She […]

MacMillan Stewart, Geraldine

Gerri MacMillan Stewart went to be with the Lord on December 9, 2010 at 9:33 am. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Gerri enjoyed a long happy marriage to Robert MacMillan for 44 years until he passed away in December of 1999. They had 2 children: Michelle Provost and Elgin MacMillan. For […]

Sandoval, Elaine Pearl

Elaine Pearl Sandoval, 50 of Gilbert, Arizona passed away Friday December 17, 2010 in Gilbert, Az. Mrs. Sandoval, a Customer Service Rep., was born in Mesa, Arizona. She is survived by her husband Jose A. Sandoval Jr., daughter Alicia (Brian) Cole, step sons Dominic and Damien, Mother Lee Norman, sister Glenna Lee Miller, brothers Ron […]

Sherwood, Lt. Col Terrence Lee

Lt. Col. Terrence Lee Sherwood, Ret., 66, of Gold Canyon passed away Friday, December 17, 2010. He was a loving husband and father to five. Services will be held at Central Christian Church, 933 N. Lidsey Rd., Mesa, on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 with a viewing at 9:30 am, service to follow at 10:00. He […]

Savoie, Raymond Aime

Raymond Aime Savoie, 82, of Mesa, AZ passed away on December 18, 2010 with his loving wife Shirley and his family at his side. Ray was born in Saint Boniface, Manitoba, Canada on Oct 6th. 1928 He was pre-deceased by his loving parents Louis and Simone Savoie, his 1st wife Lorraine and his brother Roger. He will […]

Gradoville, Eddith Mae

Eddith Gradovile (88) passed away on December 7, 2010 in Mesa Arizona.   Born in Aitkin, Minnesota, she lived in Arizona for the past 40 years.  Preceded in death by her husband and son, she is survived by her daughter, Janice (Gradoville) Marcantel, three grandchildren Sara Mercantel, Lori Mercantel, Randi Taylor and 13 great-grandchildren.   Mountain View […]

Hodge, Elsie Evelyn

Elsie Evelyn Hodge, 90, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on December 6, 2010 following a brief illness. She was born on April 5, 1920 in South Bend, Indiana to Rene & Emma (Willie) Versmesse. On February 26, 1938 in South Bend, Indiana, she married Russell L. Hodge, who preceded her in death. They were married […]

Swanson, Gordon Albin

Gordon Albin Swanson, 94 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on December 4, 2010. The memorial service for Mr. Swanson will be at 10:30 am Tuesday December 14, 2010 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 3257 E. University Dr., Mesa, AZ 85213. Arrangements by Mountain View Funeral Home (480-832-2850).

Grefe, Fred A.

Fred A. Grefe, 86 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Tuesday November 30, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona.  Services for Fred will be Monday Dember 6, 2010 at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 807 N. Stapley Dr., Mesa, AZ 85203.

Delahanty, Sharon

Sharon Delahanty 65 of Mesa AZ passed away suddenly on November 23, 2010. She was born July 12, 1945 in Batavia, NY. She is survived by her beloved husband of 28 years Mark Delahanty of Mesa, AZ, a daughter Shelly (Carl) Bish of Batavia NY, son Brian (Karen) Lawton of Lawton OK, seven grandchildren Carl, […]

Millikin, Michele M.

Michele (Davis – Groen) Milliken 51 passed away on November 28, 2010 in Chandler, Arizona. She was born Feb. 14, 1959 in Akron, Ohio and preceded in death by her husband, Gavin Milliken, parents Dolores M. and Roy Davis and brother Kevin Kaiser. She is survived by her sons William Groen II and Ethan Davis, […]

Dosdall, Delores “Dee”

Delores (Dee) Dosdall, 79 of Mesa, AZ passed away Saturday, November 27, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Dosdall, a former school teacher, was born in Glenwood, MN. She graduated from Moorhead State in MN and taught elementary school for 20 years before moving to Mesa, AZ with her family in 1977. After retiring from school […]

Marlar, James David “Buddy”

James David “Buddy” Marlar, 68 of Maricopa, AZ passed away Monday Novemebr 29, 2010 in Maricopa, AZ. Mr. Marlar, a retired crane operator, was born in Welty, OK. He loved being with his family, gardening and hunting treasures in the desert. Survivors include his wife of 44 years Pamela, daughter Cindy Chance of Casa Grande, […]

Taylor, James David

James D. Taylor, age 66, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away November 27, 2010 after a courageous six year battle with pancreatic cancer. Beloved husband of Patti, devoted father of Andrew Taylor (Karen) and step dad to Scott Gunnell (Carrie), Ryan Gunnell (Julie) and Brannon Gunnell (Amanda). Jim was step grandfather to seven with many nieces […]

Hull, Edith Roberta

Edith Roberta Hull, 86 of Tempe, Arizona passed away Sunday December 5, 2010 in Chandler, Arizona. Interment will be at 10:00 am Thursday December 9, 2010 at Mountain View Cemetery, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, Arizona 85207.

Koonce, Sophie

Sophie Koonce passed away of pneumonia on November 26, 2010 at Hospice of the Valley. Sophie was born December 18, 1925 in Landshut Bavaria Germany and came to the United States via Australia, where she learned her English, always being asked if she was from England due to her heavy accent. As she and her […]

Arellano, Viola Mary

Viola Mary Arellano, 66 of Mesa, Az passed away Tuesday Nov. 23, 2010. Originally from New Mexico, she moved to Arizona in 1966 where she raised 7 children. She will be remembered for her zest in life and her unconditional love for her family and friends. She will be deeply missed and cherished forever. She was […]

Higginbottom, Katie Michelle

Katie Michelle Higginbottom passed away November 17, 2010 in Phoenix, AZ, she was 29. Katie was born April 22, 1981 in Waterford, MI. Katie a resident of Chandler, AZ was a hairstylist & artist. She is survived by her loving family; parents Mark & Patricia, sister Ashley, brother Christopher, grandfather Richard Higginbottom and many aunts, […]

Richards, Julia C.

Julia Catherine Richards nee Kolter 97 of Mesa, AZ passed away peacefully November 19, 2010.  Julia was born September 27, 1913 in Detroit, Michigan to John and Mary Kolter.  Julia was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be missed dearly. She enjoyed walking, cooking, sewing and spending time with her family. She […]

Rutstein, Betty

Betty Rutstein, 86, of Mesa, AZ passed away on November 17, 2010. She was born on Chicago, IL on May 28, 1924. Betty was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her. Betty fought dementia for a number of years. She is survived by her husband […]

Ormsby, Geraldine

Geraldine Ellen Ormsby passed away at her home Nov. 17, 2010 in Apache Junction, AZ she was  71. She was born June 14, 1939 in Warren, PA. Mrs. Ormsby is survived by her daughter Kathy (Frank) Mendoza, grandchildren Ashlie, Adam & Alliyah, brothers Dennis “D.D.”, Brian & Kevin. She was preceded in death by her […]

Clifford, Ralph Melvin

Ralph Melvin Clifford 87 passed away on November 21, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Clifford was born in Maywood, Illinois and worked 35 years as regional general supervisor for General Motors parts division and served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946. Preceded in death by his parents William J. and Grace Clifford, he […]

Brown, Linda Louise

Linda Louise Brown 62 of Gilbert, AZ passed away on November 9, 2010 in Scottsdale, AZ. Linda worked as a Family Service Counselor at Mountain View Memorial Gardens for the past nineteen years and has touched many lives in her career. Survivors include her mother Arlene Blocher, brother Fred Blocher, her loving husband of 42 […]

Brown, Merle A.

Merle A. Brown, 93 of Mesa, AZ passed away November 13, 2010. She was born in Anthem, WV. She is survived by her children: Ralph and Fanny Brown of Mesa, AZ and Betty and Pete Whaley of Concord, NC, her sister Louise and John Tait of Lexington, OH, sister-in-law Clarice Ann Lemasters of Pine Grove, […]

Cox, Howard

Celebration of Life will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at Apache Wells Community Church, 2115 N. Gayridge Rd. Mesa.  Howard joined his Lord on May 23, 2010.  He is survived by his wife, Sandra; two children, Sandy (Chip) Thompson and Roger (Terry) Cox; two granddaughters and three great grandchildren.  In […]

Bentley, Calvin Louis Jr.

Calvin Louis Bentley Jr. of Maricopa, AZ was born November 24, 1938 in Covington, KY. He retired from the City of Tempe as a mechanic; he also worked for DHIA as a milk tester for 15 years. He is survived by his wife Linda, four sons: Jeff (Lori) of Fountain Hills, AZ, Duane (Terri) Tucson, […]

Wood, Louette Carlisle

Louette Edith Packard was born December 20, 1920 in Wilkinsburg, PA to Harold Arthur Packard and Julia Leet Packard, the third child of five children, two of whom still survive her, Lynn Benner of FL and Frances Langer of CA. Besides her two sisters, Louette is survived by her two sons, Kelvin and Robert, daughters-in-law, […]

Gutierrez, Ricardo Jr.

Ricardo (Ricky) Gutierrez Jr., of Gilbert, AZ, passed away November 2, 2010. He was born in Los Angeles, CA on July 31, 1989. Ricky was a hard working, loving, family oriented young man whose world revolved around his 2 year old son and fiance. Ricky was ambitious, full of dreams and had hopes for a […]

Elmer, Alice

Mrs. Alice Ann Lauck Elmer age 70 of Mesa, AZ., passed away peacefully on Tuesday November 2, 2010 in the Banner Gardens Hospice House following an extended illness. Alice was born on November 15, 1939 in Mesa, AZ., the daughter of the late Thomas Woodrow Lauck and the late Emily Allene Jones Lauck. In her youth […]

Mayer, Alfred R.

Alfred R. Mayer, 79 of Queen Valley, AZ, passed away on October 29, 2010. A memorial service will be held Tuesday Nov. 2, 2010 at 3:00PM at Victory Lutheran Church 5946 E. University Dr. Mesa, AZ 85205 (480) 830-5024.

Helm, Irving Helge

Irving Helge Helm, 87, of Peoria, AZ passed away Saturday, October 30, 2010 of natural causes. Irving was born on November 28, 1922 to Carl & Harriett Helm of Providence, Rhode Island. He attended schools in Rhode Island. He served in the United States Army (658th battalion) as an amphibious tank driver in the Pacific […]

Montoya, Bernie J.

Bernie J. Montoya, 92, peacefully passed away, Friday, October 22, 2010 at his home in Chandler, AZ. Bernie was born June 27, 1918. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and uncle. He is preceded in death by his wife, Lupe T. Montoya. He is survived by his sister, Josephine (Clorindo) Ortiz, and […]

Beaulieu, Margaret Lucille “Lu”

Margaret Lucille “Lu” Andrews Beaulieu 83, of Mesa, AZ, passed away October 24, 2010. Lu was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a multi-talented artist who shared her gifts as an inspired singer of opera and cherished hymns; as a painter of oil and watercolor landscapes; and as a needle worker with coveted […]

Farr, Grayce Mayre

Grayce Mayre Farr, 65 of Mesa, Az. Passed away October 18, 2010 in Mesa. Mrs. Farr, a machinist was born in Philadelphia, Pa. Survivors include her husband Larry Farr, daughter Amber Fuhrer and son Jacques Farr.

Helm, Agnes Juan

Agnes Juan (Meredith) Helm, 83, of Peoria, AZ passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2010 due to complications related to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder. Agnes was born on October 9, 1927 to Joseph and Ottilie (Fischer) Meredith in Pontiac, Michigan. She attended schools in Michigan and Florida and graduated high school at age 16. In April […]

Roberts, Frederick

Frederick Eugene Roberts passed away peacefully at his home on October 10, 2010 at the age of 77. Born in Upper Sandusky, Ohio on June 18, 1933. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and a wonderful friend. Frederick is survived by his loving wife Charolotte of 50 years. He has 3 children Sheila (Jessie) Cummins, Gina (Curtis) […]

Shotton, Ronald J.

Ronald J. Shotton, 90 of Tempe, Arizona died October 9th, 2010 at Friendship Village. He was born in St. John, Kansas to Zella Fern Shotton and John T Shotton on August 26, 1920. His childhood was spent primarily on a farm in Satanta, Kansas and he attended high school in Sublette, Kansas graduating in 1938. […]

Minich, Margaret Roop

Margaret Roop Minich, 81, passed away on Saturday, September 18 in Eunice, LA. She was born April 1, 1929. She is survived by her four sons, Robert Beverly and Thomas Beverly of Mesa, AZ, James Minich of Eunice and Dennis Minich of Daisey, AR; five daughters, Penny Comeaux, Tonya Davis and Nanine Stempien all of […]

Orr, Violet M.

Violet M. Orr of Utica, NY passed away at her home in Mesa, AZ on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 after a two year battle with Multiple Myeloma. She was born on April 30th 1952 and met her husband Dennis Orr when she was 12 years old. Violet and Dennis were married on March 18th, 1972, […]

Tipton, Charles Lee

Chester Lee Tipton, 82 of Scottsdale, AZ passed away Monday October 4, 2010 in Scottsdale, AZ. Mr. Tipton, a farmer, was born in Bernie, MO. Survivors include his wife Vivian Tipton, daughters Linda, Karen and Trina, son David, his 3 sisters, 3 brothers, 13 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his […]

Gouin, Yvette

Yvette Gouin of Gilbert, AZ  passed away Oct. 1, 2010 in Gilbert, AZ she was 92. Yvette was born Apr. 14, 1918 to Amedee Therrien and Marie Bissonette in Manchester, NH. Mrs. Gouin was a long time resident of Brooklyn, CT. She is survived by her daughter Denise Cote of Gilbert, AZ, sister Lucille Corentin […]

Olson, Arleen M.

Arleen (Ginger) Olson went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, September 21, 2010. She was born on July 4, 1922 in Mankato, Minnesota to J. Elmer and Lillian Nelson. She grew up and graduated from High School in Lake Crystal, Minnesota. After graduation she enrolled in a secretarial course at the Northwestern Bible Institute […]

Hazen, Nancy Elsie

Nancy Elsie Hazen, 71 of Mesa, AZ passed away September 26, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Ms. Hazen, a tax accountant, was born in Cincinnati, OH. She is survived by her daughters, Libby Fariss and Dionna Reeb, sisters Helga Triftshouser and Evelyn Johnson, and grandchildren Austin Fariss and Savannah Fariss. Services will be at 10:00 am […]

Holl, Kenneth J.

Kenneth J. Holl, 78, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away Sunday, September 26, 2010 in Apache Junction, AZ. Mr. Holl, a locomotive engineer, was born in Cleveland, OH. Survivors include his wife Donna Holl. No services are currently scheduled.

Hanson, Donald Jr.

Born January 17, 1945 Louisville, KY and left this world September 26, 2010 after a courageous fight against cancer. He was predeceased by his mother Dorothy Hanson. His survivors include his loving companion Mary; father and step-mother Donald and Eleanor; daughter Kristine and her husband Eric, son Paul and his wife Shari, including their mother […]

Cardwell, Gracie

Gracie Cardwell, 74, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away peacefully, at Hospice of the Valley, Thursday the 23rd of September, 2010. Gracie was born in November 1935, she was the daughter of missionaries, Herbert and Esther MacClurg and had a very well traveled young life. In her 40 years here in Arizona, she made many friends […]

Lucassen, Lucas Willem

Lucas Willem Lucassen, 82 of Apache Junction, AZ passed away on Monday September 20, 2010. Mr. Lucassen was born in Amsterdam, Holland. Survivors include his wife Olga, son Frank (Patricia), step-sons Mervin (Paulette) Zroback, David (Cheryl) Zroback and Jeffrey Zroback, his brother Wim and grandchild Melissa (Jared) Goodell. He was preceded in death by his […]

Santiago, LeAnn Marie

LeAnn Santiago, 51 of Queen Creek, Arizona, passed away on September 19, 2010. Services will be at 2:00 pm Thursday, September 23, 2010 at Camelback Seventh Day Adventist Church, 5902 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ.

Gardner, Henry James

Henry Jim Gardner of Mesa, AZ passed away September 16, 2010. He was employed by the Oden Highway Department for 25 years and was a foreman for many of those years. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Anna Gardner, daughter-in-law Judith Gardner, grandchildren: Debbie (Art) Hunt, Linda (Dennis) Yueckstock, Scott (Tara) Gardner, Todd […]

Duchaj, Edward F.

Edward F. Duchaj, 58 of Phoenix, AZ passed away Wednesday, September 15, 2010 in Phoenix, AZ. Mr. Duchaj, a financial counselor in the mortgage industry, was born in Des Plaines, IL. He graduated from Main West High School, Des Plaines, IL in 1970. He was a long time volunteer for the Fiesta Bowl, he coached […]

Halvorson, Grace Lorraine

Grace Lorraine (Dunford) Halvorson, 80, died Saturday, September 11, 2010 in Mesa, AZ at Banner Baywood Medical center with family at her side.  Grace was born to George and Alma(Magnus) Dunford on December 18, 1929 in Mona, ND.  She was raised on a farm near Osnabrock, ND.  She married John Halvorson on April 2, 1949 […]

Davis, James C.

James C. Davis, 90, of Mesa, AZ passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2010 in Mesa. Jim was born March 31, 1920 in Kalamazoo, MI. He graduated from Boulder High School in Colorado and earned a B.S. degree in Animal Husbandry from Iowa State University (1942). He married Maribeth Avery on July 3, 1943 while serving […]

Hogan, Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley Hogan, 84, passed away September 6, 2010, with his wife Frances, by his side, in Mesa, AZ. He was born February 6, 1926 in Springfield, MO to Claude and Florence (Coker) Hogan. Mr. Hogan served in the United States Army during WWII in the European Theater. After returning home, he became a journeyman […]

Johnson, Dorothy “Jackie” Jacqueline

On Sept. 5, 2010, Dorothy “Jackie” Jacqueline Johnson of Mesa, 63, suddenly and unexpectedly left her home here to join her many loved ones, already waiting for her in Heaven. Jackie was born to Dorothy & George Powell in Mesa, AZ on October 31, 1946, where she grew up and remained most of her life, […]

Chippendale, Marion Victoria

Marion Victoria Chippendale passed away September 6, 2010 at 88 years of age. Marion was born in Melville, Saskatchewan, Canada on March 9, 1922. She moved to British Columbia in her early 20′s and worked at the Hudson Bay Co. in the Credit Dept. for a number of years. In 1962, Marion and her husband […]

Taylor, Wayne Edward

Wayne Edward Taylor, 82 of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away September 4, 2010 in Apache Junction, Arizona. Mr. Taylor, a U.S. Army veteran, will be interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.

Porter, Louis Abner

Louis Abner “Sam” Porter passed away peacefully, August 21 in Mesa, Arizona.  He is survived by his daughter Barbara Schultz, of Apache Junction; his sons Kenneth, of Casa Grande; Preston, of Coolidge; Louis, of Apache Junction; nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; his sister Alice Dyer, of Eager; his brothers David, of Show Low; and Melvin, of […]

Renello, Anthony

On August 24, 2010 Anthony Renello, who was born December 1, 1924, in Chicago, IL left behind his wife, Emily Renello along with 3 children, Anthony Renello Jr., Janet Gray, and Leo Renello, 4 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. There will be a visitation from 1:00 to 3:00 pm Thursday August 26, 2010 at Mountain View […]

Austin, Sydney Albert

Sydney Albert Austin, 65 of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday August 22, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Austin, an Apache Program Manager, was born in Newark, NJ. Survivors include his wife Barbara Austin, daughter Lynde Bove, son Dr. Jeffrey (Jennifer) Austin, his mother Beatrice Austin, and grandchildren: Jacob, Peyton and Carley Bove; Sydney Paige and […]

Lewis, Larry Carroll

Larry Carroll Lewis, 68 of Mesa, AZ passed away on August 18, 2010. Larry is survived by his wife of 17 years, Karen, son Larry Kevin, daughter Tamara Cook, step-son William Newbill, step-daughter Maria Oropeza, ex-wife Margaret Kelsey, sister Jeannie Woolf, grandchildren Heather Thomson and Crystal Cook, great-grandchild Shayna Thomson, and two nieces Sonja Olson […]

Heine, Berdine M.

Berdine M. Heine, 81 of Mesa, AZ passed away August 18, 2010 in Phoenix, AZ. Mrs. Heine, a homemaker, was born in Syracuse, NE. She is survived by her daughter Sheryl Heine, son Gary Heine, brothers Donald Post and Harold Post, grandchildren Patrick Heine, Mindy Heine, and Carrie Paulus, and great-grandchildren Katlin Heine, Brennan Heine, […]

Murphy, Alice L.

Alice L. Murphy, 97 of Chandler, AZ passed away Monday August 16, 2010 in Chandler, AZ. Mrs. Murphy, a bookkeeper, was born in Oregon, WI. Survivors include her daughter Patricia Lester, 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:00 am Friday August 20, 2010 at St. Andrew the Apostle, 3450 W. Ray Rd., […]

Jones, William Luther

William Luther Jones, 70, died August 12, 2010 of natural causes at home in Mesa, Arizona. He was born March 15, 1940, in Chicago, Illinois. He was a US Marine, owner/operator of a Farmers Insurance agency, and loved to camp and fish. He is survived by his sons Jeffery, Billy, and David; his daughter Jacquilyn […]

Fuller, Shirley Marie

Shirley Marie Fuller of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Sunday August 15, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. She was 72. Mrs. Fuller was born March 18, 1938 in Mesa, Arizona. Shirley was a lifelong Arizona resident who loved to travel in a high low trailer. She is survived by her loving husband Ray, son Dale Fuller, […]

Limsakoune, Tiane

Tiane Limsakoune passed away on August 13, 2010 in Phoenix, AZ. He was 84 years old. Tiane was born on April 5, 1926 in Vientiane, Laos. He owned and managed several businesses. From manufacturing clothes for the military to building the largest movie theatre of its time in Laos, Tiane was a successful and savvy […]

Deming, Nancy Lee

Nancy Lee Deming, born January 12, 1942, passed away peacefully August 11, 2010. She was an inspiration to her family and friends and a beacon of hope, faith and strength to all whom knew and met her. Nancy and her family moved to Mesa, Arizona from Indiana in 1948. She was a devoted wife, and […]

Bontell, Christine

Christine Bontell, 81 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Saturday August 7, 2010. Mrs. Bontell was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Bieling, Magdalen M.

Magdalen M. Bieling, 94 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Thursday August 5, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Ms. Bieling, a retired registered nurse, was born in Flushing, New York.

Gerry, Gwendola May

Gwendola May Gerry, 90 of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away August 11, 2010 in Apache Junction, Arizona. Gwen was born in Clarksville, Arkansas.   

Jones, Russell Olen

Russell Olen Jones, 98 of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday, August 8, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Jones, a retired truck driver, was born in Thomas, OK. Survivors include his daughters, Frankie Jean Weaver, Connie (Hap) Jones-Voss, Gayle (Guy) Musgrove, sons, Larry (Gail) Jones, Tom (Phyllis) Jones and Ron Jones, sister Emma Jean Gabriel, 28 […]

Schow, Mark Henry

Mark Henry Schow, 40 of Queen Valley, Arizona, passed away on August 7, 2010. The memorial for Mark will be at 2:00 pm Friday, August 13, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ.

Cusmano, Vincent Joseph

Vincent Joseph Cusmano, 92 of Tempe, Arizona, passed away on August 7, 2010. Services for Mr. Cusmano will be at 10:00 am Wednesday August 18, 2010 at Love of Christ Lutheran Church, 1525 N. Power Rd. Mesa, AZ.

DeMarco, Nicholas

Nicholas DeMarco of Mesa, Arizona, a devoted husband and father, passed away at his home on Wednesday, August 3, at the age of 87. In 1923, he was was born to Samuel DeMarco and Francesca D’Antimo DeMarco in Leaside, Ontario. He had been a resident of Mesa since 1978. Nicholas signed up to serve in […]

Stewart, Bertha “Marie”

Bertha “Marie” Stewart of Mesa, AZ was called home on July 6, 2010. She was born on March 2, 1937 in Platte, MO, the daughter of Perry Paul Hill and Effie Mossbarger. She was preceded in death by her husband Buddy Stewart and brother John Hill. She is survived by one brother, Roy Helm of […]

Daniels, Randy Edward

Randy Edward Daniels, 49, passed away at his home on July 29, 2010. He was born on August 11, 1960 in Reedsburg, WI. At the age of 7, he moved to Mesa, AZ with his parents and his sister Nancy. He graduated from Mesa High in 1978. He graduated from the Arizona Refrigeration School and […]

Dishman, Sgt. Kenneth Ralph

Sgt. Kenneth Ralph Dishman, 59 of Mesa, AZ passed away August 1, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Dishman, an engineer tech for Boeing for 19 years, was born in Stillwater, OK. Mr. Dishman had also retired after 20 years of service to our country in the U.S. Army. Survivors in clued his wife Glenna Dishman, […]

Tonnochy, Angelique Olivia

Angelique Olivia Tonnochy, 18 of Gilbert, AZ passed away Monday July 26, 2010 in Tempe, AZ. Miss Tonnochy, a student was born in Palo Alto, CA. She is survived by her parents, Todd and Tonia, sisters Serena and Alexandria, and nephew Aayden. There will be a memorial at 5:00 pm Saturday August 7, 2010 at Higley […]

Whiteside, Nora E.

Nora E. Whiteside, 83, of Mesa, AZ went to her heavenly home on July 23, 2010. She was born March 4, 1927 in Fairy Glen, Saskatchewan to Stanley and Sarah Patterson. A celebration of her going home will be August 6, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 3810 E. University Dr., Mesa, AZ. […]

Chandler, Harold W.

Harold Chandler passed away on July 30,2010 in Gilbert, AZ at age 90. He was born in Chester, PA . He lived in Aston, PA before moving to Mesa, AZ where he has lived for 29 year. A member of Linwood U. M. Church and was in maintenance department at GE, Valley Forge, PA. New […]

McFall, John M.

John M. McFall, 87 of Mesa, AZ, passed away June 22, 2010 after a brief illness. He was born in Palo Alto, CA and worked in the San Francisco area most of his life as a sheet metal superintendent until moving to AZ in 1985. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII […]

Barton, Norma Geraldine

Norma Geraldine Barton, 88 of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Wednesday July 28, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Barton, a registered nurse was born in Spring Valley, Ohio.  No services are currently scheduled.

Jones, Medway Dean

Medway “Dean” Jones, son of Medway Dewitt Jones and Dorothy (Samsal) Jones-Moore, passed away July 28, 2010 at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, AZ at the age of 67, due to complications from West Nile Virus. Dean was born in Findlay, OH on February 8, 1943 and grew up in Ohio before moving to […]

Epperlein, Lucille Catherine

Lucille Catherine Epperlein, 82 of Apache Junction, AZ passed away Sunday July 25, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Epperlein, a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was born in Buffalo, NY. She is survived by her 3 daughters, 4 sons, 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Private family services to be scheduled. Interment will be at Mountain View […]

McDaniel, Luther Justin

Luther Justin McDaniel, 78 of Mesa, AZ passed away Monday July 26, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. McDaniel, a concrete truck driver, was born in Lake Village, AR. He is survived by his wife Stella McDaniel, daughter Wendy, grandchildren: Ken, Kim, Craig, Mona, Robbie, and Danny, great-grandchildren: Stacy, James, Justin, Daniel, and Christopher, and great-great-grandchildren […]

Hill, Billie Jo

Billie Jo (Fitch) Hill passed away peacefully at her home in Coolidge, AZ July 24, 2010. She is survived by her husband, John E Hill and three sons Wesley R., John Brandon (Veronica), and Sean P Kaider. She was blessed with 6 grandchildren; Taylor, Bailey, Riley, Savannah, Brandon and Hailey. She had 4 brothers; Joe […]

Hatcher, Dorothy Lee

Dorothy Lee Hatcher, 82 of Phoenix, Arizona passed away Wednesday July 21, 2010. Mrs. Hatcher a homemaker was born in Tuscola, Illinois. She is survived by her sons, Chuck Newland (Susie) and Lloyd Hatcher (Leslie), grandchildren Chauntell, Sean and Delaney and great grandchild Austin. A visitation will be held Saturday July 24, 2010 a 11 […]

Waymire, Charles Russell Jr.

Charles Russell Waymire Jr., 69 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Wednesday July 21, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Waymire, a machinist, was born in Lafayette, Indiana. No services are currentlt scheduled.

Biggs, Homer Abraham

Homer Abraham Biggs, 83 of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Friday July 16, 2010 in Apache Junction, Arizona. Mr. Biggs was born in Detroit, Michigan. Services will be at 2:00 PM Thursday July 22, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Violette, Joseph Gerard

Joseph Gerard Violette, 92 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Friday July 16, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Services for Mr Violette, who served in the Army during WWII, will be at 10:00 am Friday July 23, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Cedarburg, Robert A.

Robert A. Cedarburg, 82 of Mesa, AZ passed away Thursday July 15, 2010 in Apache Junction, Arizona.  A memorial service for Mr. Cedarburg, a veteran who served in the U.S. Navy, will be held at the Tempe Bahai Center, 903 E. Spence Ave., Tempe, AZ at 7:00 pm. Graveside service will be 10:00 am Wednesday […]

Carlson, Dorothy

Dorothy Carlson, 89 of Mesa, AZ passed away July 15, 2010 in Gilbert, AZ. She is survived by daughter Lynda (Kenneth) Gifford, son Larry (Cheryl) Carlson, 6 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Services will be at 10:30 am Thursday July 22, 2010 at Love of Christ Lutheran Church, 1525 N. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ.

Bailey, James Robert

James Robert Bailey, 53 of Apache Junction, AZ passed away Wednesday July 14, 2010 in Apache Junction, AZ. Mr. Bailey, a communications technician was born in Ottumwa, Iowa. Survivors include his wife Linda Bailey, sisters Sally Bailey and Margy Tutrone, brothers Mike Bailey, Ron Bailey and Don Bailey, and several nieces and nephews. The service […]

Mihailov, John Charles

John Charles Mihailov, 93 formerly of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday July 11, 2010 in Bend, Oregon. Services for Mr. Mihailov, a WWII Army veteran, will be at 9:00 am Monday July 26, 2010 at Mountain View Cemetery, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Grant, Audrey Eileen

On July 9, 2010 Audrey E. Grant, 75, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away peacefully at her home in the arms of her husband, Monty at 4:30 am. She lost her long struggle with Parkinson’s’, Fibromyalgia and Sjogrens. She was born September 4, 1934 in Fremont. OH. She was the daughter of the late Lester […]

Boursell, Jack J.

Jack J. Boursell, 71 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Saturday July 10, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Jack Boursell was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army. Services will be at 2:00 pm Friday July 16, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel.  

Engle, Ovie Lee

Ovie Lee Engle, 88 of Mesa, AZ passed away Monday July 5, 2010 in Chandler, AZ. Mrs. Engle, a housewife, was born in Cookville, TX. She is survived by  her daughters, Jane Grant and Samra Beechler, step-daughters Jean Lodeen and Judith Osborn, son Lyle Engle, step-son Ken Engle, sister Verline Johnston, brother Bob Traylor, and […]

Dewitt, Lloyd E.

Lloyd E. Dewitt, 87 of Mesa, Arizona passed away July 4, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Lloyd, a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran, had been a mail carrier for the U. S. Postal Service. There will be a visitation from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (7:00 pm Rosary) Wednesday July 7, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home […]

Buckner, Connie

Connie Jeanne Buckner passed away on Saturday, June 26th, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona surrounded by her loving family. Born Connie Jeanne Wellington on June 29th, 1935 in Watertown, South Dakota. Connie resided the past 24 years in Payson, Arizona with her beloved husband of 55 years, Arthur Buckner. Connie is survived by her three sons, […]

Walter, Gertrude “Trudi”

Gertrude “Trudi” Walter, age 95, passed away June 23, 2010, in Gilbert, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her husband Francis “Frank” Walter and son Francis “Bud” Walter. She is survived by her daughter Doreen Marxen of Gilbert, AZ, daughter-in-law Ila Walter, seven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. The service will be at […]

Markwell, Lillian

Lillian J. Markwell, 93 of Chandler, AZ passed away on June 18, 2010. She is survived by her two daughters, Janet of Groveland, CA and Georgia of Chandler, AZ, 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her two sons Stan and Don. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley, […]

Oatis, William

William “Bill” Oatis, 84, of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday June 20, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Oatis was born in Tucson, AZ, was an accountant for both Kennecott Copper and ASARCO, in Hayden for 39 years. He served in the US Navy in the Pacific during World War II, prior to attending the Univ. […]

Miller, George

George Alton Miller, 82 passed away on Friday, June 18, 2010. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 22nd at 10 am at Mountain View Funeral Chapel 7900 E. Main St., Mesa AZ 85207

Wagner, Elaine

Elaine Wagner, 84 of Mesa, AZ passed away Thursday June 17, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Wagner, a loving wife and mother, was born in Enderlin, ND. She was the youngest daughter of the 10 children born to Oscar and Alette Nelson. Survivors include her husband Clifford, daughters Debra (David) Pinch, Karen (Danny) Garvin, daughter-in-law […]

Hoffland, Donald

Donald F. Hoffland, 79, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away on Thursday June 10, 2010 at his home. Mr. Hoffland was born on March 23, 1932 in Viroqua, WI to Hans Benjamin and Mary (Natwick) Hoffland. He is survived by his 3 sons, John (Jana) of Rockton, IL, James (Judy) of Hudson, WI, Thomas (Kathy) […]

Erickson, John Donald

John Donald “Eric” Erickson, 91, of Mesa passed away Sunday, June 13, 2010. Born October 31, 1918 in Minneapolis, MN to John and Elizabeth Erickson, John served our country proudly for 30 years as a soldier in WWII and then in a variety of assignments and overseas tours in Japan, Korea and Germany. He was […]

Plaizier, Carl Ari

Carl Ari Plaizier, 68 of Mesa, AZ passed away Saturday June 12, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Plaizier, a Greyhound Bus driver, was born in Rotterdam, Holland. He was a rifle marksman in the US Army. Carl enjoyed his time spent hunting and fishing, and coffee drinking with friends. Survivors include his wife Teri Plaizier, […]

Hill, Gerald

Gerald Hill, 83 of Gilbert, Arizona, went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2010. Gerald was born in Quinton, Oklahoma, on April 29, 1927. He worked at WAFB for 37 years, retired in 1982. He is preceded in death by three grandchildren, Shonna Sherman-Banadio, Adam Hill and Alicia Hill. Survivors are his wife of […]

Ochs, William Otto Sr.

William Otto Ochs Sr., 78 of Mesa, AZ passed away June 12, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Ochs, a commercial driver was born in Cincinnati, OH. Survivors include his daughters Karen, Jenniffer and Janice, sons William and Rick, sister Norma, brothers Robert and Chris, grandchildren Brad, Ryan, Tim, Kevin, Derick, Shannon, Sara, Kyle, Ashley, Bryan, […]

Scott, Goldie Elizabeth

Goldie Elizabeth Scott, 82, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away Sunday, May 30, 2010 in Mesa, AZ.  Mrs. Scott, a homemaker was born in San Diego, CA.  Survivors include her husband William R. Scott, daughters Barbara Osguthorpe and Janet (Garry) Glover, grandchildren Jodi (Tony) Walker, Lisa Osguthorpe, Kelli (Jason) Ems, and Kim (Chris) Kush; great-grandchildren Trevor, […]

Curi, Nasser George

Nasser George Curi, 55 of Chandler, Arizona passed away Tuesday June 8, 2010 in Chandler, Arizona. Mr Curi, a psychologist, was born in Bolivia in 1955. There will be a memorial service for Mr. Curi at 10:00 am Monday June 14, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85207.

Cheney, June L.

June Lucille Cheney, 89, passed away on June 7, 2010. She was born in Oshkosh, WI on June 21, 1921. June moved to Mesa, AZ in 1972 with her first husband Leonard.  June spent the majority of her life, 47 years, in the medical field. She married Warren Karl Cheney in 1994. They settled in […]

Funk, Barbara Mary

Barbara Mary Funk, 81 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Saturday June 5, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Services were held at Mounatin View Cemetery.

McCullough, Beulah J.

Beulah J. “Midge” McCullough (89) went to be with her Lord on June 5, 2010. Born on May 3, 1921 in Joy Coy (Pritchett, CO), she was a resident at Sun City Health and Rehab for the past 3 years. Mrs. McCullough was a bank teller at the First National Bank in Apache Junction for […]

Johnson, Catherine Amanda

Catherine age 77, passed away peacefully on May 16th, 2010 with her husband and soul mate, Howard, by her side. “Cass”, as she was lovingly known by family and friends, died at home as she lived – with courage, grace and dignity. She is dearly missed. Her laughter, her love, her living life fully and […]

Mahar, Elaine C.

Elaine C. Mahar, 89 of Peoria, Arizona passed away Tuesday June 1, 2010 in Peoria, Arizona.

Benson, William Lyn

William Lyn Benson born July 1, 1929 passed away May 28, 2010. He is survived by his loving family; wife Patricia and two sons William Junior and Randy. William and his family were blessed with a long productive life and a wonderful marriage for 58 years. William and his wife Patricia grew up in Southern […]

Mordica, Grayce Ellen

Grayce Ellen Mordica, 90 of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Monday May 31, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.

Buchtel, Paula Joyce

Paula Joyce Buchtel, 86 of Mesa, AZ passed away May 30, in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Buchtel, a homemaker was born in Hartford, MI. She and her husband were the former owners of Buchtel and Sons Hardware Store, a business they ran together for 30 years. She is survived by her husband Jay Butchel of almost […]

Erickson, Bernice

Bernice Dykstra Erickson, Age  81, of Mesa, AZ., and formerly of Pella, IA., and Des Moines, IA., died  Saturday, June 5, 2010, at home, in Mesa, AZ. from a long term debilitating illness.  Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Mesa, AZ., handled arrangements.  No Services and no designated memorial. Surviving are her husband Glen; a son Mark […]

Park, Ralph Stewart

Ralph Stewart “Stu” Park, born in Lancaster, NY March 2, 1943, passed away May 29, 2010 in Pinetop, AZ. Stu was an Army Chief Warrant Officer, who earned multiple service medals including two Distinguished Flying Crosses and the Bronze Star. He served in the Army for 20 years part of that time as an Instructor […]

Stonehart, Linda Helen

Linda Helen Stonehart, 55, of Apache Junction, AZ, passed away on May 28th, 2010. She is survived by her husband James Stonehart, Mom Muriel Guyer, of Newtown, CT and sisters Laurie Oliff of Mesa and Leslie House of Middlebury CT. There will be a private family service sometime this week and in lieu of flowers, […]

Uren, Gene Alan

Gene Alan Uren 77. On May 24, 2010 Gene was taken by the Lord to be reunited with his beloved wife of 53 years, Juanita, who had preceded him in death four months earlier. Gene was born February 5, 1933 in Bakersfield, CA. He was the only son of Fred and Ernestine Ausel Uren. Gene […]

Rucker, Beatrice Viola

Beatrice Viola Rucker, 90, compassionate and loving Mother and Grandmother of Mesa, Arizona, passed away Friday May 28, 2010. She was born Beatrice Viola Zirkel in Salem, Missouri on October 15, 1919.  She was preceded in death by her husband William M. Rucker.  She was the last child of her parents Henry Louis Zirkel and […]

Dobratz, Doris Anna

Doris Anna Dobratz, 89 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Friday May 28, 2010. She was born in Racine, Wisconsin. The memorial service for Mrs. Dobratz will be at 1:30 PM Tuesday June 1, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Sheets, Dan C.

Dan C. Sheets, 85, beloved father, grandfather, and great grandfather, passed away May 23, 2010. An Arizona native, he was born to the late Chris and Mollie Sheets in Glendale. Chris was the former Chief of Police of Glendale, and Mollie graduated from Tempe Normal Teacher’s College (now Arizona State University), and taught elementary school […]

Bichanich, Lorraine Evelyn

Lorraine Evelyn Bichanich, 84 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Sunday May 23, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born in Menominee, Michigan.  There will be a visitation for Mrs. Bichanich starting at 12:00 pm Friday May 28, 2010 at Eternal Life Lutheran Church, 7025 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85207. The funeral service will follow […]

Grill, Margaret H. “Marn”

Margaret H. “Marn” Grill, 89 of Mesa, AZ passed away May 20, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Grill was born in Cincinnati, OH. She is survived by her daughter Sandra (David) Moore, grandchildren Diana Moore and Darren (Cheryl) Moore, and great-grandson Shea Moore. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years Charles […]

Raether, Jeannine Sylvia “Geeg”

Jeannine Sylvia “Geeg” Raether, 77 of Mesa, AZ passed away May 14, 2010 at home with her family at her side. She was born in Seattle, WA, the only child of William H. and Loretta Pauline Burghduff. Jeannine has lived in Arizona for the past 50 years.  She is survived by her son, Steven Raether, […]

Danburg, Debra Lynn

Debra Lynn Danburg, 49 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Sunday May 16, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Services will be at 1:00 pm Friday May 21, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Lydy, Bonnie Willodene

Bonnie Willodene Lydy, 88 of Coolidge and Mesa, AZ passed away Monday May 17, 2010 in Casa Grande, AZ. Mrs. Lydy was born in Kokomo, IN. She is survived by her daughters Kathleen Marshal, Pam Lydy and Melanie Lydy, sons Donald, Jack, Larry and Jerry Lydy and dozens of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. There will be […]

Hodges, Floyd M.

Floyd M. Hodges, 69 of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Thursday May 13, 2010 in Apache Junction, Arizona. Services will be 2:00pm Thursday May 20, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, Arizona.

Duffy, Grace Evelyn

Grace Evelyn Duffy, 98 of Payson, Arizona, passed away on May 14, 2010. The graveside service for Mrs. Duffy will be at 10:00 am Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Mountain View Cemetery, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Finck, W.L. Hap

W. L. Hap Finck, 90 of Gold Canyon, Arizona, passed away on May 14, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Finck was a WW II U.S. Army veteran. Services will be held in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Van Dyke, Ronald

Ronald Van Dyke, 63, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather died Monday May 10, 2010. Ronald is survived by his childhood sweetheart and wife of 43 years, Sharon, his devoted and loving daughter Lisa Ann Van Dyke, grandsons Roger Sjolseth and Bryce Sjolseth, granddaughter Jessica Rodarte and grandson-in-law Army Specialist E4 John Rodarte III, great-grandson […]

Hopkins, Hazel Mildred

Hazel Mildred Hopkins (Bjornson), born January 10, 1920, in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, went home to be with the Lord on May 8, 2010. Hazel, a homemaker, is survived by her devoted husband, Jack, and their seven children, Joan Zittle (Cyrus), Lyle Hopkins (Helen), Judy Ruggles (Ken), Jean Johnson (Bruce), Jackie Hopkins, Joyce Cassel (Doug), and […]

Whitworth, Gary Lee

Gary L. Whitworth, loving husband and father, and friend to all, passed away Saturday May 8, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. He was born in Battle Creek, MI, the son of Leo F. Whitworth and Helen L. Whitworth. Gary was married to Kathleen A. Bray on June 27, 1964. During their married life, they lived in […]

Updike, Robert Elmer

Robert E. (Bob) Updike. Sunday, May 9, 2010, the soul and spirit of Bob Updike flew joyfully to unite with his Creator and Savior in Heaven. Born August 8, 1932 in Newcastle, WY, Bob leaves behind his loving wife, Dorothy, of Mesa, AZ; sons Dan (Cathie) of Gillette, WY, Tom (Paulette) of Riverton, WY, Mick […]

Taubr, Jerome “Jerry” Robert

Jerome “Jerry” Robert Taubr, 83 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Sunday May 9, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Jerry was born in Illinois and had been in Arizona for more than 2o years. There will be a visitation for Jerry Wednesday evening between 5-7:00 pm at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., mesa, […]

Shihady, Mitchell John

John Mitchell John Shihady, 81 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on May 11, 2010. Services will be at 1:00 PM Friday, May 14, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Scarpone, Adeline “Lil”

Adeline “Lil” Scarpone, 77, of Mesa, AZ passed away unexpectedly on May 8, 2010. Lil was born to Nazareno & Rosina Cautela in Coraopolis PA on Oct. 17, 1932. She grew up with 5 sisters Vanza, Cora, Dolley, Eva & Rosanne & 2 brothers Mauro & Leo. She served her country as a Navy WAVE […]

Hauenstein, Ruth Agnes

Ruth Hauenstein, 98 of Mesa, AZ passed away May 2, 2010 in Mesa. Mrs. Hauenstein was born Ruth Agnes Weltmer in rural Rush Center Kansas. She is survived by her sister (Maxine Maresch), granddaughter Kimberly S. Lowande (William), grandsons Howard B. James III and Mark E. James (Linda), great grandchildren (Ashleigh, Meghan, Lauren, Carly, and […]

Keller, Eleanor Ann

Reverend Eleanor Ann Keller of Chandler, AZ passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 in Chandler, AZ. Mrs. Keller, a minister, was born in Owensboro, KY. Survivors include her husband Rev. Ronald Walter Keller, sons Kenneth Michael Keller, Brian Wayne Keller and Philip Alan Keller and brother Robert Perkins. The visitation will be 9:00 am Wednesday […]

Scott, Merlyn S.

Merlyn S. Scott, 82 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on May 4, 2010. There will be a graveside service for Mr. Scott, who retired from the U.S. Air Force, at Mountain View Cemetery, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ at 10:00 am on Friday May 7, 2010.

Wofford, Naola Audell

Naola Audell Wofford, 86 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Sunday May 2, 2010. Services were held at Superstision Foothills Baptist Church, 6338 S. Kings Ranch Rd., Gold Canyon, Arizona 85118 on Wednesday May 5, 29010 at 2:00pm.

Miller, Joseph M.

Joseph M. Miller, 90 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Tuesday May 4, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Miller, a machinist, was born in Minnesota. He also served in the U.S. Army.

Marcisz, Mary Carrie

Mary Marcisz, of Mesa, AZ passed away May 2, 2010. She was born in East Chicago, IN on August 13, 1913. She was the oldest of the 6 children born to her Polish immigrant parents Szczepan and Kazimiera Krajewski. During the Depression, Mary assisted Polish immigrants who could not speak English with various civil/government issues […]

Kujawa, Diana Mae

Diana Mae Kujawa, 68 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Friday April 30, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Services were at Living Word Bible Church, 3520 E. Brown Rd., Mesa, Arizona 85213 on Friday May 7, 2010 at 9:30 am.

Kralj, Beverly J.

Beverly J. Kralj, 76 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Monday May 3, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona.

Hilgenberg, Ruth C.

Ruth C. Hilgenberg, 95 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Saturday May 1, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Interment took place in Parkston, South Dakota.

Allen, Mark James

Mark James Allen, 46 of Queen Valley, AZ passed away on April 26, 2010. He was survived by his wife of 19 years Denise (Lemke) Allen, 2 daughters Shelby and Alexis Allen, brother Bruce (Bonnie) Allen, step-brother James Allen, uncles David and Mark Schlaudecker and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by […]

Caldera, Margarita Campos

Margarita Campos Caldera, 84 of Silver Creek, AZ passed away April 29, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Margarita was born in Santa Rita, NM. Survivors include her 2 daughters, 1 step-daughter, 3 sons, 2 step-sons, 6 sisters, 7 brothers, 19 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. The visitation will be Monday May 3, 2010 between 5-7:00 pm with Rosary […]

Norman, Robert “Bob”

Robert (Bob) M. Norman, 70 of Mesa and Payson, AZ passed away Thursday April 22, 2010. Mr. Norman, a computer programmer was born in Norwich, CT. Survivors include his wife Lee, daughters Glenna (Jeff), Elaine (Jose), and Lauren (Dan), son Ronnie (Kim), sister Jackie (Art), brother Larry (Lynne), grandchildren Alicia (Brian), Rusty (Jeani), Caleb, Nicole, […]

Alvarado, Memo D.

Memo D. Alvarado, 82 of Mesa, AZ passed away Tuesday April 20, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Alvarado was born in Globe, AZ. He is survived by his sons Richard M. Alvarado, George R. (Marty) Alvarado and Christopher G. Alvarado, his sisters Janie Rodriquez, Trini Vasquez and Hela (Gilbert) Canizales, 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. […]

Wallace, George O.

George O Wallace, 79, entered into God’s hands after a fierce battle with cancer on April 15, 2010 surrounded by his loving companion, Josephine Sanchez, and other loved ones. He came to Arizona in 2000 where he made many fast friends who will mourn his passing. Visitation will be held at Mountain View Funeral Home […]

Warren, Walter B.

Walter Bishop Warren, 85 of Mesa, AZ passed away April 16, 2010. Mr. Warren was born in Sentinel, OK. Survivors include his daughters Linda McWilliams, Lee (Bob) Norman, Kay (Alfred) Matlock, siblings Elsie (Fred) Bishop, Leon (Mary) Warren, Leo (Helen) Warren and Numerous and much loved grand, great-grand and great-great grandchildren. The visitation will be […]

Hass, Kenneth Max

Kenneth Max Hass, 57 passed away on Friday, April 16, 2010 in Mesa, AZ.  Ken, a manager at Arizona Aircraft Accessories, was born in Madison, WI.  He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Littel, step-daughters Crystal Hirsch and Crissy Flower, his son James Matteson (Christine), sisters Caroline Ann Johnson (Gerald), Nancy Marie Wepking (Mark), Donna […]

Schenke, Mildred “Dixie”

Mildred “Dixie” Schenke of Tempe passed away April 14, 2010. She was born in Cairo, IL on July 9, 1922. Mrs. Schenke was a secretary at the Caterpillar Corp. in IL for many years. Following retirement she and her husband moved to AZ and lived in Leisure World. Her last residence was Friendship Village of […]

Leydens, Geralee Stutzman

Geralee S. Leydens, 82 of Mesa, AZ passed away April 14, 2010. She was born in Appalachia, VA. Mrs. Leydens retired after 30 years of teaching and administration in the childcare industry. She was survived by her husband Clarence Leydens, daughters Barbara Holland and Debra Booth, step-daughters Terri Everly, Anita Abbott, and Beverly Shumer, step-sons […]

Budano, Rita Theresa

Rita Theresa Budano, 74 of Mesa, AZ passed away Wednesday April 14, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Budano, a homemaker was born in Worcester, MA. Survivors include her daughters Janice Cobill and Helen Waugh, sons Joseph Budano, Robert Budano and step-son Michael Budano Jr., sisters Carmella Paldino and Antoinette Beer, and grandchildren Kristy Jolly, Scott […]

Leonard, Celine A.

Celine A. Leonard, 79 of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Sunday April 11, 2010 in Apache Junction, Arizona. Ms. Leonard was born in Elkader, Iowa in 1931. No services currently scheduled.

Nye, Harry Earl Jr.

Harry Earl Nye Jr., 79 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Sunday April 11, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Nye, who served our country in both the Marine Corp and the Army was born in Twin Falls, Idaho. Interment will be Wednesday April 14, 2010 at 1:30 PM at The National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 […]

Davis, Shirley Ann Baxter

Shirley Ann Baxter Davis was called home to her Heavenly Father and into the arms of her beloved husband of 44 years on April 9th, 2010. Born July 21, 1936 in East Liverpool, Ohio, Shirley moved to Mesa in the 1940′s with her family. She met and later married William Grady Davis in 1955. Bill […]

Brokaw, Robert Duane

Robert Duane Brokaw, 93 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Sunday April 11, 2010 in Gilbert, Arizona. Mr Brokaw, a U.S. Navy veteran who served during WWII, was born in Perry, Iowa in 1916.Interment to take place in Tracy, Iowa.

Boyan, Jeanne

Jeanne Boyan, 91 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Monday April 12, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Boyan, a legal secretary, was born in Wellington, Illinois in 1918. Interment to take place at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.

Bender, Olga Rosalie

Olga Rosalie Bender of Mesa, AZ passed away Saturday April 10, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. She was 89. Mrs. Bender was born June 18, 1920 to William J. Thomas and Amelia Kuduk in Oak Park, IL. Mrs. Bender was a long time resident of Mesa and was very active in her community.She was preceded in […]

Jaffe, Florence Kathleen

Florence Kathleen Jaffe, 86 of Gilbert, AZ passed away Thursday April 8, 2010 in Gilbert, AZ. Mrs. Jaffe, a department manager at Marshall Fields Department Store, was born in Milwaukee, WI. She is survived by her daughter Cathy (Terry) Larson, grandchildren Christine and Jenny (Torrey) and great-grandson Hudson Luc Homer. Services will be at 2:00 […]

Janzen, Dale J.

Dale J. Janzen, 88 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Tuesday April 6, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Dale was born in Frankfort, Kansas in 1921. In service to our country, Mr. Janzen served in the medical field for the U.S. Army during WWII. No services are currentlt scheduled.

MacMullen, Janet H.

Janet H. MacMullen, 81, of Apache Junction passed quietly on April 5th. She was born in Cold Spring NY, the daughter of Robert & Ida Howell (deceased). She is survived by her sister Anne Bellissimo and brother Jack Howell, her daughter Nancy Albright (Justine Cornelius), granddaughter Jamie DuHaime and two great grandchildren Carter and Katie DuHaime. […]

Rohde, John William

John William Rodhe, 81 of Rapid Ciy, South Dakota passed away Sunday April 4, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Rohde, a winter resident of Apache Junction, was a heavy equipment mechanic who was born in Burwell, Nebraska in 1929. Mr. Rohde will be interred in Omaha, Nebraska.

Wagner, Blanche

Blanche Abraham Wagner, 80 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Monday April 5, 2010 in Chandler, Arizona. Mrs. Wagner, an elementary schoolteacher, was born in El Paso, TX. She is survived by her husband Frank Wagner; her children Sheryl (Ted) Sweet, Dee (Peter) Simone, Larry (Chuncha) Wagner, Karen (Curtis) Ivy and Rebecca (Gary) Westmoreland; her siblings […]

Gander, Charles Joseph

Charles J. Gander (Chuck), 92, passed away quietly in his sleep April 5th at his home in Mesa, AZ, where he has spent the winter months for over 20 years. Chuck was a long time resident of Hudson, Wisconsin where he and his wife Jean raised their six children.   Chuck was born on March 19, […]

Miller, Grace Jesse

Grace Jesse Miller was born November 2, 1917 in St. Louis, Michigan, and passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 3 in Mesa, AZ. She was married to Francis H. Miller for 64 years and is survived by her sister Anna Baum and her children, Larry Miller, Pam Ferguson and Janet Williams. Grace was a founding […]

Kamoski, Dolores Mary

Dolores Mary Kamoski, 81 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Sunday March 28, 2010 in Gilbert, Arizona. Mrs. Potts was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1928. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery

Lawton, Madeleine G.

Madeleine G. Lawton, 82 of Mesa, AZ passed away March 30, 2010 in Mesa, AZ Services will be 2:00 pm Friday April 2, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85207. Donations may be made to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, 386 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor, New […]

Kern, Michael M.

Michael M. Kern 89, of Apache Junction, Arizona passed peacefully with his immediate family at his side on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Kern was born in Los Angeles, California on October 02, 1920. He was a 1st Lt. in the U. S Army and a veteran of WWII. Mr. Kern retired […]

Smith, William Clarence

William Clarence Smith, 82 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Friday March 26, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Smith was born in Alma, Kansas in 1927. No services currently scheduled.

Osborne, Andreas Emilio

Andreas Emilio Osborne of Mesa, AZ passed away Tuesday March 30, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. He was 100. Mr. Osborne was born February 16, 1910 in Santa Barbara, CA. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Chief Warrant Officer 02 after 22 years of service. He was a Pearl Harbor survivor and participated in […]

Krampetz, Florence A.

Florence A. Krampetz, 90 passed away on March 23, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona, USA.  Born June 3rd, 1919 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada.  Married to Elmer Krampetz in 1949.  Florence is survived by her 4 children;  Eunice (Ben) Parent – Ontario, Canada, Donna Raeburn of New York, Jack (Judy) Button – Ontario, Canada and Barbara […]

Warner, Paxton Zachary

Paxton Zachary Warner, 1 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on March 11, 2010. Services for Paxton will be at 2:00 pm Monday March 22, 2010 at Central Christian Church, 933 N. Lindsay Rd., Mesa, Arizona 85213.

Swanson, Elva Augusta

Elva Augusta Leimbach Swanson passed away Friday March 19, 2010 she was 91. Elva was born May 14, 1918 in Jacksonport, WI. She is survived by her loving husband of 72 years Gordon, her nieces Donna Buchholz, Mabel Shoemaker, Mae Zimmermann, Mae Pavlik & Betty Jean Pydynkowskie and a nephew James Demmin. Services for Mrs. […]

Smith, Lawrence “Smitty” Gene

Lawrence Gene “Smitty” Smith passed away March 16, 2010 in Mesa, AZ . Lawrence was born December 20, 1928 in Optima, OK to Howard Smith and Ethel Whaley. Smitty was a long time resident of Hutchinson, KS where he worked as a carpenter. He is survived by his loving wife Maxine, his sons Howard, Larry […]

Melle, Frances L.

Frances Melle passed away in Mesa, AZ on March 17, 2010, at the age of 95. Frances Lena Melle was born to Jacob and Rosa Ereth, on May 12, 1914 in Bergfield, Sask. Canada. The Ereth and Melle families had migrated to Canada in the early 1900′s from Romania. The family moved to Outlook, MT […]

Lierzaph, Edward E.

Edward E, Lierzaph, 91 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Tuesday March 16, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Lierzaph was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1918 and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. There will be a graveside service for Edward Tuesday March 23, 2010 at Mountain View Cemetery, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ […]

Kleinheksel, Ruth L.

Ruth Kleinheksel, 94, of Mesa, AZ formerly of Minnesota passed away March 19, 2010. She was preceded in death by: her husband Russell, parents Andrew and Inger Larson, brother Oscar Larson (Sylvia), sister Viola Bengston (Ray), daughter Marjorie Bergstrom (Bill), grandson Michael Bergstrom, granddaughter Ellen Bergstrom, and daughter-in-law Linda Kleinheksel. She is survived by: her […]

Hubbard, Madelyn L.

Madelyn L. Hubbard was born in Apalachicola, Florida on February 8, 1916 to the late Willie Speed and Lillian Speed-Nelson.  She was the second child of eight children.  She was preceded in death by her sisters Rita Sealy and Ruth Nelson, and brother Maynard Nelson.  Madelyn was educated in the Franklin County School System.  After […]

Buckman, Norma Maxine

Norma Maxine Buckman, 88 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Wednesday March 17, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born in Flat River, Missouri in 1922. Interment will take place in St. Louis, Missouri.

Klingenberg, Myrna

Myrna Klingenberg, age 71, passed away Saturday evening, March 13, 2010. She is survived by son’s Michael and Jon, daughter-in-law Alyce, grandchildren Ben and Emily, sister Karen, brother-in-law Larry, and nephews Bob and Jim. She was cared for in the last week of her life by the compassionate nurses and staff at Banner Gateway ICU. […]

Charlesworth, Benjamin “Ben” James

Our Beloved Ben was born in Ogden, Utah on September 11, 1932 to the late Melvin S. and Arvila R. (Odermatt) Charlesworth. He was a member of the LDS Church, he was a member of the priesthood, Scout Leader and many other Church related activities he loved his Heavenly Father and went home to be […]

Aniuk, Mary E

Mary Aniuk, 87, passed away the morning of March 4th, 2010. Born November 19th, 1922 in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, Mary was the eldest girl of 12 children born to Edward and Mary Gormley. She served with distinction as a Private, First Class, in the U.S. Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Mary […]

Valdin, Bruno Henry

Henry, 91, of Mesa, AZ passed away March 8, 2010, surrounded by family. Henry was a devoted husband, brother, father, uncle, grandfather and friend. Born, November 15, 1918 in Bisbee, Henry later moved to Superior, where he graduated high school. He proudly served in WWII, on the USS Girardi as a sonar operator. After the […]

Tollefsrud, Juletta Gladine

Juletta Gladine Tollefsrud, 81 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Friday March 5, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Gladine, as friends and family called her,  was born in Mabel, Minnesota and had been an Arizona resident for 28years. Services are currently pending.

Wagner, Robert James

Robert James Wagner, 89 of Mesa, Arizona passed away March 5, 2010. The visitation for Mr. Wagner, a U.S. Army veteran, will be at 9:30 am Monday March 15, 2010 followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am both at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 612 S. Ellsworth Rd., Mesa, AZ.

Roberts, Mildred I.

Mildred I. Roberts, 93 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Wednesday March 3, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Mildred was born in Syracuse, New York. There will be a visitation for Mildred Tuesday March 9, 2010 at 10:00 am at Mountain View Funeral Home, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ. There will be a graveside service following […]

Wilson, Lillian L.

Lillian L. Wilson, 89 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Wednesday March 3, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona.  Mrs. Wilson, a homemaker, was born in Coshocton, Ohio. No services scheduled at this time.

Gallegos, Arthur D.

Arthur D. Gallegos, 72 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Wednesday March 3, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Services will be at 10:00 am at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1244 S. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ 85206.

Brown, Lewis T Jr.

Lewis T. Brown Jr., 73, of Mesa, AZ passed away peacefully at home on February 26, 2010. Lewis was surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his adoring wife of 53 years Pat, his four daughters: Carolyn Blackburn, Tracy Peterson, Brenda Harmon and Elaine Ladd, his mother Lois, brothers Wayne and Mairon and […]

Shull, Randall

Randall Clifford Shull of Mesa, passed away February 25, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. He was born January 7, 1950 in Toledo, OH. He is survived by his wife JoAnn Shull of Mesa, his son Joseph William Shull of Santa Ana, CA, his parents Joseph and Betty Shull of Scottsdale, AZ, his sister Mrs. Ronald Bereit […]

Estes, Peggy Lynn

Peggy Lynn Estes, 49 died February 21, 2010 at her home in Apache Junction. She was born on November 15, 1960 in Detroit, MI. She is survived by her husband Michael, brothers Fred and Bernie Burlager and her sisters Sue DiNoto and Carol Dahl. The memorial mass for Peggy will be at 11:00 am Saturday, […]

Littell, Ruth

Ruth Priscilla Berger was born in Newark and raised in Irvington, NJ. In the fall of 1943, she met and fell in love with Robert Littell Jr. and on February 1, 1944 became Ruth Littell. During Ruth’s life she raised three sons and co-owned several restaurants and catering businesses with her husband in the Pleasant […]

Meyer, Tille Anne

Tillie Anne Meyer, age 92 of Dublin, Virginia and Mesa, Arizona passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2010. Born February 27, 1917 in Cleveland, Ohio she was the daughter of the late John & Anne Kuta. Her Husband, Charles Phillip Meyer, one son; Charles J. Meyer and one grandson; Brian Meyer also preceded her in death. […]

Cowell, Hazel D.

Hazel D. Cowell, 89 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Friday February 19, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. Hazel who worked in the mental health field was born in Toledo, Ohio. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery.

Ward, Harold

Harold Dean Ward of Apache Junction passed away February 21, 2010 in Apache Junction, AZ. Mr. Ward, who served in the Army Corp of Engineers, was born in Globe, AZ. Survivors include his wife Ruth, daughters Cheryl (Rick) Long and Tylene Romero, stepdaughter Sheryl (Steve) Savedra, stepsons Bruce (Starla)Thomas, Rod Thomas and Mark Thomas, his […]

Galland, Don L.

Don L. Galland, 90 of Mesa, AZ passed away February 22, 2010 in Scottsdale, AZ. Mr. Galland, the former owner of Worthington Tire, was born in Arion, Iowa. Survivors include his wife Maxine, daughters Donna (Mark) Diede and Sheila (Jerry) Schnyders, sons Linwood (Nancy) Galland and Roderick (Nancy) Galland and son-in-law Jeff Roos. Mr. Galland […]

Cox, Joan Virginia

Joan Virginia Cox 92, of Chandler, AZ, went home to be with our Lord on 2/22/10. Joan was born on 2/13/18 in St. Louis, Missouri and moved to Phoenix in 1949. She retired as an executive secretary after a 25 year career at Arizona Public Service. She loved singing and was a longtime choir member […]

Berndsen, Mark Alan

Mark Alan Berndsen, 59 died on February 18, 2010 at his home in Mesa, AZ after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born February 10, 1951 in Wichita, KS to Martin and Louise (Ricken) Berndsen. He was a Captain of the Sedgwick County Fire Department for 27 years till his retirement in 2003. After […]

Mosher, Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon Mosher, 73 of Apache Junction, AZ passed away February 14, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. The visitation for Mr. Mosher, a US Army veteran, will be from 12:00 to 2:00pm Friday February 26, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Horn, Jack E.

Jack E. Horn, 71 of Apache Junction, AZ passed away February 17, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Services will be at 2:00 pm Monday February 22, 2010 at Mountain View funeral Home,7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Thompson, Cuyler

Cuyler Thompson, 95 of Mesa, AZ passed away February 15, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Thompson, who served both in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Services will be at 10:00 am Friday February 19, 2010 at Community Christian Church, 1150 W. Superstition Blvd., Apache Junction, AZ.

Chrastek, Anton G.

Anton Chrastek, 89 of Mesa, AZ passed away in Mesa, AZ February 14, 2010. Services will be at 2:00 pm Saturday March 13, 2010 at Velda Rose Clubhouse, 6421 E Butte, Mesa, AZ 85205.

Thorne, Ellen Francis

Ellen Francis Thorne, beloved wife and mother, age 88, passed from us on February 12, 2010. She cherished 48 years of marriage to Jim Thorne, her adoring husband. Survived by Jim, sons Jerry and Bob, along with grandchildren and great-grandchildren, all of who will greatly miss her in their lives. There will be a visitation […]

Bakken, Patricia Ann

Patricia Ann Bakken, 84 of Mesa, AZ passed away February 7, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Bakken, a registered nurse, was born in Falls City, Nebraska. Services will be at 2:00 pm Monday February 15, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Ketcherside, Darla Dawn

Darla Dawn Ketcherside, 31 of Apache junction, AZ passed away February 7, 2010 in Scottsdale, AZ. Services will be held at 4:00 pm Tuesday February 16, 2010 at Red Mountain Christian Center, 740 N. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ.

Pierce, Chris

Chris Pierce, 94, of Lisle, IL formally of Mesa, AZ passed away on February 5, 2010. She was born on November 17, 1915 in Glenwood Springs, CO. She is survived by her daughter, Sarah (Jim) Mulloy; grandsons Seamus (Jo Anne) Mulloy, Timothy (Teresa) Mulloy and Corey (Jennifer) Mulloy; ten great-grandchildren Mykella, Kylie, Rikki, Zoe, Loughlin, […]

King, Joan Gertrude

King, Joan Gertrude Joan Gertrude King, 77 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on February 4, 2010. There will be a memorial service for Mrs. King Tuesday February 9, 2010 at 3:00PM at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Shoultz, Patricia M.

Patricia M. Shoultz, 80 of Mesa, AZ passed away February 1, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Shoultz, a retired caregiver, was born in Saginaw, Michigan. There will be a visitation at 2:00pm Monday February 8, 2010 with the funeral service at 3:00pm both at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Rathburn, Lawrence Ray Jr.

Lawrence Rathburn Jr., 70 of Apache Junction, AZ passed away January 29, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Lawrence, a security officer, was born in Hoonah, AK. Survivors include his wife Rosie, his daughters Renee and Regina, son Lawrence III, his sister Barbara, 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Lawrence […]

Kosa, Sarah M.

Sarah M. Kosa of Mesa, Arizona passed away Thursday, January 28, 2010 in Casa Grande, AZ. Mrs. Kosa a homemaker, was born in Alliance, Ohio in 1919. There will be a 1:00 PM graveside service Monday, February 1, 2010.

Thompson, Joseph G.

Joseph G. Thompson slipped away to his heavenly Father Sunday January 24, 2010 in Bullhead City, AZ. Joe was born in Walker, OK in 1933 to John M. Thompson and Marie Blevins. He graduated from Lexington, OK High School in 1952, served in the Marine Corps in Korea for 3 years, was employed by the […]

Lawhead, Donald Eugene

Donald Eugene Lawhead was born March 15, 1930 to Robert & Bertha Lawhead in Des Moines, IA. He passed away at home in Mesa, AZ on January 24, 2010 surrounded by his loving family. Don was from an extended family of 4 brothers and 5 sisters, all of whom preceded him in death. Don served […]

Flory, James F.

James F. Flory, 80 a winter visitor from Michigan passed away January 25, 2010 in Apache Junction, Arizona. Mr. Flory, an army veteran, was born in Saginaw, Michigan. No Services currently scheduled.

Bastian, Mary Evelyn Hurt (Norried)

Born November 18, 1933, in Mansfield, Arkansas, Mary peacefully left earth to be with the Lord on January 19, 2010, in Mesa, Arizona, after a brave battle with Multiple Systems Atrophy. Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Carl (Buddy) Norried; parents John and Bessie Hurt; brothers Pete and Manuel Hurt; […]

Kube, Alice

Loving Mother, friend, and caregiver Alice May Kube of Gilbert, AZ passed away Jan.  18, 2010 at her home in Gilbert, AZ, at the age of  72.   Alice was born Oct. 17, 1937 in O’Fallon, IL to Harold Parmenter & Lucy Foster.   She was a retired registered nurse of 43 years, mostly in pediatrics.  In […]

May, Ronald

Ronald Lee May, 67 devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away on January 16, 2010 In Mesa, AZ. He was born in Chicago, IL on October 20, 1942 and resided in Macomb, IL until moving to Arizona in 1971. He is survived Wife, Carol “Estes”  May, of Show Low, AZ , Son Terry of […]

Ketcherside, Beulah

Beulah M. Ketcherside, 81, passed away January 16, 2010. She was born in Kansas, but lived in AZ for 66 years. Beulah is survived by 8 children: Sharon (Gary), Lana (David), Marsha (Joseph), Donna, Ronald (Linda), Ricky, Lenny (Dorthy), and Teresa (Gary). Her surviving siblings include George, Ben, James, Faye, Jean and Pat. Preceding her […]

Phillips, Naomi Mae

Naomi Mae Phillips, 84 of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday January 17, 2010 in Mesa, AZ.  Naomi was born in Wayne, Michigan and worked in the telephone industry. No services currently scheduled.

Brunson, Mabel Alice

Mabel A. Hale Brunson 98, of Mesa AZ, passed away on January 16, 2010. May was born to a farming family near Big Rapids, MI, and married Wallace Kenshol when she was 18. She, her husband and children moved to Phoenix in 1943. May worked hard over the years, and after her first husband passed, […]

Wilke, Carl

Our father passed away January 17, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona at the age of 86.  He was born in Detroit, Michigan August 8, 1923 and worked his life as a meat cutter.  He worked as a civil servant employee at the Williams Air Force Base commissary until he retired in 1983.  He was also a […]

Franklin, Wauneta Anna

Wauneta Anna Franklin, age 98, most recently of Queen Creek, AZ passed away on January 16, 2010.  She was the beloved wife of the late Theodore L. Franklin; mother of Beverle J. Lessley, sister of  Mary E. Cuckler; grandmother of Cheryl L. Pischek and Rhonda L. Viapiano; and 4 great grandchildren.  Also survived by 2 […]

Lijewski, Lorraine M.

Lorraine M. Lijewski, 75 of Mesa, AZ passed away January 14, 2010. She was born in Buffalo, NY and worked in the printing industry. No services currently scheduled.

Rowland, Max Dean

Max Dean Rowland, 74, passed away quietly at home on January 13, 2010, after a long battle with cancer. Max was born in Oklahoma City, OK on March 1, 1935, and later moved to Amarillo, TX as a young boy. Max decided to “Go West” in 1978, where he lived out the rest of his […]

Worthington, Robert T

Robert T. Worthington, 87 of Mesa, AZ passed away January 13, 2010 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Worthington, a veteran of WWII was born in Wichita, KS. As a long time AZ resident, he enjoyed the great outdoors and gold prospecting. He worked for 30 years in the local feeder grain mills. He was loved by […]

Strome, Albert

Albert Strome,  61 of Mesa, AZ, passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2010.  No services presently planned.

Russell, Rodger Webb

Rodger Webb Russell, 88 of Phoenix, AZ, passed away on January 9, 2010 in Phoenix, AZ. Mr. Russell was a US Navy veteran.

Miller, Harley C. Jr.

Harley C. Miller Jr., 84 years, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2010 at the Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa following an extensive illness at his home.  He was born June 7, 1925 to Harley C. and Cleola P. Miller in Belmond, Iowa.  His survivors include his wife, Darlene, daughter, Sandra Dutmers (husband, Earl and sons, […]

Narkey, Frank J.

Frank J. Narkey, 81 of Mesa, AZ, passed away on January 7, 2010. Funeral Service will be 1:00 pm Tuesday Jan. 12, 2010 at Mtn. View Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held Monday Jan. 11, 2010 from 5-8 pm at Mtn. View Chapel.

Chappell, Tanner Douglas

Tanner Douglas Chappell, 20, beloved son and brother, passed away suddenly on January 7, 2010. Tanner was born April 8, 1989 to doug and Pam Chappell. Tanner lived most of his life in Mesa, Arizona, where he attended Desert Ridge High School. He competed on the wrestling team winning many medals and making countless friends. […]

Ruksnaitis, Lois jean

Lois Jean Ruksnaitis, 87, born in Jackson County, MO on September 25, 1922, died January 6, 2010. She previously was widowed when her first husband, Dean H. Butts was fatally injured in a traffic accident in 1958. She married F. John Ruksnaitis in Alhambra, CA May 23, 1964. She worked as a Titled Secretary at […]

Jones, Eileen A.

Services for Eileen A Jones, 91, of Mesa, AZ will be 11 a.m. Friday January 8, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home, 7900 E Main St., Mesa. She passed away Sunday, January 3, 2010, in Mesa, AZ. Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, Von, and a great grandson. Mrs. Jones was born in […]

Ellerbeck, Fred

Fred W. Ellerbeck, 86 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on December 30, 2009. The memorial service for Mr. Ellerbeck, a US Army WWII veteran, will be 10:00 am Saturday January 9, 2010 at Victory Lutheran Church, 5946 E. University Dr., Mesa, AZ 85205.

Sjodin, Clark

Clark McDonald Sjodin, born November 15, 1929 in Bell, CA passed away peacefully in the Lord on December 27, 2009 at home under the care of his loving family and Hospice of the Valley in Mesa, AZ at the age of 80. Clark was a retired Marine Corp gunnery sergeant, who served in both the […]

Gay, Dennis

Dennis Gay, 69, of Custer, SD passed away Sunday, December 20, 2009 in Apache Junction, AZ. Mr. Gay, a railroad employee for 41 years, was born in Sioux City, IA. His favorite thing in life was his family. After his retirement in 2002, he and his wife Chris moved to the Black Hills of South Dakota to enjoy his love of […]

Minturn, James

James Arthur Minturn, 73 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on December 25, 2009. He was born December 25, 1936 in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Minturn, an engineer, was a veteran of the US Military. No services scheduled at this time.

Mittendorf, Eva

Eva Grace Mittendorf, 95 of Mesa, AZ, passed away on December 28, 2009. There will be a visitation at 1:00pm Monday January 4, 2010 with the funeral following at 2:00 pm both at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ. Contributions may be made to Velda Rose United Methodist Church, 5540 […]

Clark, Eunice

 It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our sister, mother, grandmother (great) and friend. Eunice walked gracefully into the arms of her Creator on the morning of December 26, 2009 in Mesa, AZ. Born an Illinois farm girl in 1922, no one embraced family and friends like Eunice. Kind and known […]

Kirkland, Shirley

Services for Shirley Louise Kirkland, age 74, of Mesa, AZ. will be 11:30am December 26, 2009 at Mountain View Funeral Home, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ. She passed away December 22, 2009 at her home in Mesa, AZ. Shirley was a woman filled with life, love, and compassion. She was the best wife and […]

Hewett, Harold Lee

Harold Lee Hewett March 31, 1921- December 15, 2009. Harold, resident of Mesa, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family at the age of 88. He was born in Dodge County, MN, was a World War II Veteran, then later became the Controller and Financial Analyst for Western Can Company in San Francisco; […]

Mickel, Thomas Leroy

 Thomas Leroy Mickel, 71 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on December 19, 2009. Thomas was born December 5, 1938 in Gridley, California. Services for Mr. Mickel, a U.S. Navy veteran, will be at 10:00 am Monday, January 18, 2010 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E Main St., Mesa, AZ.