Obituaries for April, 2010

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 […]