Obituaries for January, 2010
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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; [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Albert Strome, 61 of Mesa, AZ, passed away on Wednesday January 13, 2010. No services presently planned.
Rodger Webb Russell, 88 of Phoenix, AZ, passed away on January 9, 2010 in Phoenix, AZ. Mr. Russell was a US Navy veteran.
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, [...]
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.
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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; [...]
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.