Obituaries for March, 2010

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, […]