Obituaries for December, 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 […]