Obituaries for November, 2010

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 […]