Obituaries for 2011

Mendoza, Robert F. Sr.

Robert F. Mendoza Sr. passed away peacefully at the Tucson Veterans Hospital with his family at his side on December 26, 2011. He was 82 years of age. Robert Mendoza was born in Hayden, Arizona on June 26, 1929 to Frank and Margarita Mendoza; he was the eldest of five children. Robert enlisted in the […]

Sevigny, Gerald Patrick

 Our Father Gerald was visited by our Mom recently and she led him to the home that she had prepared for the both of them in Heaven. The two of them together again as they were in life, inseparable.  Dad was born to Philemon and Bernadette (Baillargeon) Sevigny on a cold winter’s day in January […]

DiNovo, Donald J.

Donald James DiNovo, 80 of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday December 11, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. DiNovo, an auto body and fender repair specialist, was born in Chicago, IL. Survivors include his wife Rita, daughter Donna (Walter), sons David (Jaime) and William (Amy), his sister Christine (Ivan), grandchildren Kurt and Troy, and many nieces […]

Crisp, Nina

Nina Crisp, 91 of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on December 7, 2011. Services will be held at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 401 E. Phelps Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85032 on Tuesday December 13, 2011 at 11: 00 AM. If sending flowers they need to be at the church by 10:00 am.

Brault, Ernest Martin

Ernest Martin Brault, 79, of Apache Junction passed away on November 28, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr Brault was born in Greenbay, Wisconsin. He is survived by his wife Dorothy Brault, 3 daughters Linda Koenig, June Gill and Sherry Cossey, 3 sons Norman, Richard and William, 17 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He is preceded […]

Trafzer, Margaret

Margaret ( Hefner) Trafzer was called home to her Heavenly Father on November 26th, 2011 in Mesa, Az. She was a longtime resident of Yuma, Heber-Overgaard and Mesa and has now been reunited with her husband Ron Sr., her son Gary and great-granddaughter Mila, as well as her parents, 4 brothers and two sisters.  She […]

Swanson, Leland D.

Leland Dwain Swanson passed away in his home November 7, 2011. One of four children, Lee was born Sep 12, 1925 on a farm in Gypsum, KS to the late Martin E and Julia Lindstrom Swanson. After completing grade school, he joined the Navy “Sea Bees”. He then attended college in Wichita and Washington, graduating […]

Rodriguez, Maria Ruela

Maria Ruelas Rodriguez passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. She is survived by her husband Manuel , brother Ignacio Rivera, 3 daughters Pam, Adela, April and 2 sons Ralph, Abraham 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. Visitation is scheduled from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Monday, November 28th. Funeral Services 10:00 […]

Ramirez, Felix M.

Felix M. Ramirez, 74 of Phoenix, Arizona passed away Monday, November 14, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Ramirez, a US Air Force veteran, was born in Sonora, Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Irene Ramirez, 3 daughters, 2 sons and 8 grandchildren. The visitation for Mr. Ramirez will be at 1:00 pm Saturday November […]

Stevens, Wesley Perry

Wesley Perry Stevens died on November 9, 2011 at Claremore, Okla., where he was a resident at the Claremore Veterans’ Center. He was 87 years old and had Alzheimer’s Disease.  Wesley was born November 5, 1924 in Shoshone, Idaho to Albert Stevens and Cecil May Lewis Stevens. He was the fifth of six boys. Wes […]

DeGeer, Robert “Bob” Cook

Robert “Bob” Cook DeGeer, 86, of Mesa, AZ passed away November 10, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. DeGeer, an insurance executive, was born to parents who homesteaded just east of Colorado Springs. He grew up in Colorado and graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. […]

Tirpak, Ruth E.

Ruth E. Tirpak, 89 of Mesa, AZ passed away November 5, 2011 at Lund Hospice Home in Gilbert, AZ. Ruth is survived by her children John (Lily) Tirpak and Randy (Pam) Tirpak, both of Chandler, AZ, grandchildren Doug (Lydia) Tirpak of Golden, CO and Melissa Tirpak af Chandler, AZ, her sisters-in-law Eleanor Sabo and Faye […]

Lipscomb, Matthew

We lost a pure gentleman, Matthew Thomas Lipscomb, 46, of Mesa, AZ, on Friday November 4, 2011. He is survived by his adoring wife Susan, his loving mother Alice Lipscomb (Tom DeVeau) of Milwaukee, WI, his siblings: Laura (Scott) Thompson, Steve (Trish) Lipscomb, Mary (Brad) Babor, Patty (Lumpy) McGregor, Sara (Dan) Kartz, Daniel (Debra) Lipscomb, […]

Johnson, Clelland William

Clelland (Clell) William Johnson, 96, of Mesa, AZ passed away November 5, 2011. Clell was born on June 29, 1915 to Leon and Signa Johnson of Ocheyedan, IA. He attended schools in Iowa and Illinois. He married Mavis Cooper on May 27, 1937 in Algona, IA. They were married 57 years before she passed in […]

Robinson, Irene M.

Irene M. Robinson, 100 of Mesa, AZ, passed away on November 3, 2011. There will be a visitation for Mrs. Robinson Monday November 7, 2011 between 5-7:00 pm with a Rosary at 6:00 pm at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ. The funeral mass will be at 10:00 am Tuesday […]

Burd, Jason Patrick

Jason Patrick Burd, 40, of Mesa passed away Sunday October 30, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. He is survived by his daughter Megan Berkheimer, his mother Connie Burd, sister Mary Ruppert, brother Robert Burd, grandparents Joe Johnson and Mary Burd and one grandchild Damen Berkheimer. A Memorial Service will be held 7:00 pm Monday, November 7th, […]

Freisinger, Michael

Michael Freisinger was born August 18, 1919 in the German Community of Glogowatz, Roumania. On October 27, 2011 he passed away peacefully in Mesa, Arizona.  In December, 1923 at the age of four with his Father Anton and Mother Rose Freisinger they arrived in New York at Ellis Island, then proceeded to Chicago, Illinois. Michael […]

Porcupile, Marion Elmer

Marion Elmer Porcupile (also known as “Porky” to friends or “Dink” to family because he was the youngest) died on Saturday, October 8, 2011, at dawn at the age of 86 at his residence in Gold Canyon Ranch, Arizona.  He died of natural causes.  He was born January 12, 1925 in Meeker, Oklahoma to Bonnie […]

Wallace, William M.

William M. Wallace, 82 of Mesa, AZ passed away Wednesday October 12, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Wallace, a real estate appraiser, was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He is survived by his wife, Rita, sons Keith and Clark, sister Lois Gregorson, brothers Samuel and Don, grandchildren: Kelcie Wallace, Christopher and Kevin Keeler, and Nathan […]

Bobbitt, Connie L.

“Connie” L. Bobbitt, 88 of Mesa, AZ, passed away on October 21, 2011. Constance Louella Bobbitt, born 1923, Racine, Ohio, died 2011 Mesa, Arizona. “Connie” as she liked to be called had a middle name after two of her favorite aunts: Aunt Lou and Aunt Ella. Married to George “Bill” Bobbitt, deceased with two surviving children […]

Pruden, Katherine L.

Katherine L. Pruden, 84 of Mesa Arizona, passed away on October 21, 2011. Visitation 2-4 PM Monday October 24, 2011 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel 7900 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ. Funeral Mass Tuesday October 25, 2011 at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church 1730 W. Guadalupe Rd. Mesa, AZ 85202

Krahl, Louise Hope

Louise Hope Krahl, 86 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on October 18, 2011. There will be a visitation for Louise at 12:00 pm Friday October 21, 2011 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ, followed by the graveside service at 1:00 pm.

Riess, Helen Nadine

Helen Nadine Riess, 77 of Mesa, AZ passed away October 17, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Ms. Riess, a homemaker was born in Johnson County, AR. Survivors include her daughters Kathy, Karen, and Rebecca, step-daughter Cheryl, sons Kenneth, Keith and Brent, step-son Steve, 2 brothers, 17 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Barnby, Dorothy Rose

Dorothy Rose Barnby, 80, passed away in Chandler, AZ on Oct. 17, 2011. Dorothy was born in Sulphur Springs, Arkansas. Dorothy and her husband John moved to Arizona in 1955 and in 1959 purchased a home in Kearny, AZ where they raised their 11 children. Dorothy worked as an office manager at the Copper Basin […]

Mills, Danny Nevada

Danny N. Mills, 75, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away October 16, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Mills, a veteran of the US Army, was born in North Baltimore, OH in 1936. Danny worked at Cooper Tire in Findlay, OH for 30 years and served as a North Baltimore School Bus Driver for 4 years. […]

Benyshek, Douglas Lee

Douglas Lee Benyshek, 81, from Mesa, Arizona  was taken by the Lord on October 7, 2011 and is back  together again with his beloved wife, Mary (deceased Dec. 20, 2003) in heaven. Doug was a long time member of Hosanna Lutheran Church in Mesa, AZ, where he had served the Lord as a deacon, a […]

Dickson, Joseph Lee

Joseph Lee Dickson, 84, was born Oct 13, 1926 in Layton, Utah and called home on Oct 8, 2011 from Mesa, Arizona. Joe is the son of Rufus and Catherine Lee Dickson of Layton, Utah. Joe served in the Navy in WWII and the Army during the Korean War, graduated from Utah State Ag College […]

Jacobson, Dennis C.

Dennis C. Jacobson, 74, of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday October 9, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Jacobson was born in McVille, ND. Survivors include his wife Barbara Jacobson, daughter Denise Milbrandt, sons Perry Jacobson and David Jacobson, sister Doreen Halvorson, brother Gary Jacobson, grandchildren: Jeremey Milbrandt, Jacob Milbrandt, Britney Ronning, Allison Milbrandt, AJ Jacobson […]

Patania, Robert Joseph

Robert Joseph Patania, 58, of Mesa, AZ passed away on October 5, 2011 at home with his Mother, Sister and Nephew at his bedside. He had a sense of humor and a good loving heart. Will be cremated and remains will return to Alexandria, Virgina his beloved state, to be with the rest of his […]

Coury, Olivia Mary

Olivia Mary Coury, 63 of Chandler, AZ passed away Monday October 3, 2011 in Chandler, AZ. Ms. Coury was born in Florence, AZ. She is survived by her daughters Dolores Smith and Janice Phillips, and grandson Justin Kalinowski. She was a loving and caring daughter, mother, and grandmother and will be dearly missed. The visitation […]

Johnson, Gail Loree

Gail Loree Johnson, 65 of Mesa, AZ passed away Monday October 3, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Johnson was born in Greely, CO. Survivors include her husband Walter M. Johnson, step-daughters Shannon Larson and Tonya Brady, nephew Harry Elrod, sister Cheryl Elrod, great-nephew Chad Calicoat, great-nieces Jamie Elrod and Ratanya Weil. There will be a […]

Reinhart, Shirley

Shirley M. Reinhart, 60, passed away suddenly on September 24, 2011 in Phoenix, AZ. Born in San Diego, CA, she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Shirley is survived by her husband of 35 years, Dan; daughter and son-in-law Pam and John Kirkland; sons Randy and Traver; and grandchildren Ashleigh, Tyler, and Katie Kirkland. […]

Bennett, David

David William Bennett (68) passed away on September 25, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr Bennett, an Engineer, was born in Waverly, Iowa. He is survived by his wife Vicki, step brother James Fitzjarrell, half brother Dennis Fitzjarrell. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 6:00 pm Thursday, September 29th at SVE Mesa Verde Complex Oakwood Room […]

Miller, Vivian Arlene

Vivian Arlene Miller was born in Sharon, PA on September 10, 1929 to William C. Miller and Nellie Hawley Miller Rodgers. She departed this life on September 24, 2011 at Hospice of the Valley in Mesa, AZ. She graduated from Elwood City, PA High School and worked for many years in the insurance industry in […]

Briggs, Amanda

Amanda Rochelle Briggs, 30 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on September 14, 2011. The Memorial Service for Amanda will be at 1:00 pm Saturday September 17, 2011 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ

Brandvold, Arthur L.

Arthur L. Brandvold passed away to be with the Lord on September 18, 2011. Born in Souris, ND, November 26, 1923 to Peter and Astrid Brandvold, he was the youngest of ten children. After graduating from Souris High School, he attended Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, graduating with a major in music. He received his master’s […]

Wagner, George Aaron Jr.

On September 13, 2011 George A. Wagner, 90 of Mesa, AZ went home to be with the Lord. George served his country during WWII in the United States Marine Corps with courage and valor at Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal and other battles during his two tours of duty in the South Pacific.  He was a loyal employee […]

Zuder, Warren S. Sr.

Warren S. Zuder Sr., 86, loving husband of 47 years to Yvonne Zuder of Mesa, passed away August 29, 2011. He was born in Linn, MA to the late William and Golda Zuder. Warren served in the Navy during WWII as a boilermaker and continued as a boilermaker off and on until he retired in […]

Abbey, Adelaide Addie

Adelaide Addie Abbey, 89 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Thursday September 1, 2011. Mrs. Abbey was born in Newell, South Dakota. She is survived by her husband George Abbey. Private services to be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Comprehensive Hospice, 16515 S. 40th St., Phoenix, AZ 85048.

Bojczenko, Edith

Edith Bojczenko, 86 of Apache Junction, AZ passed away Sunday September 11, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Bojczenko was born in Talin, Estonia. Survivors include her daughters Tammy Bryan, Ina (Richard) Pusch and Rena (Kermit Payne) Dagen, grandchildren: Steve (Erica) Bryan, Kristy (Jeff) Blankenship, Amy Shipp, and David (Michele) Pusch; great-grandchildren: Justin, Lindsey, Chelsey, Shauncey, […]

Hildebrandt, Robert Allen

Robert Allen Hildebrandt (77) passed away September 11, 2011 in Queen Creek, AZ. Born in Fresno, CA to parents Leopold and Alice Hildebrandt, he moved to Queen Creek, AZ in 1947. He worked for Magma Engineering as a machinist. He later opened his own Machine/Auto repair shop. Bob loved to serve his community and actively […]

Klemp, Robert Lyle

Robert Lyle Klemp 54 of Mesa, AZ passed away on September 3, 2011 after a long illness. Robert graduated from Fox Valley Technical College with a degree in Food and Restaurant Management. He was a former manager for the Quilted Bear Restaurant in Scottsdale, AZ and ‘The Other Place’ in Mesa, AZ. Robert enjoyed the […]

Cox, Donald S

Donald Shelleday Cox, 92 passed away September 2, 201 in Mesa, AZ. Born in Vallejo, CA. Mr. Cox served as a Christian Minister in WA, OR, IN and AZ. He is survived by his wife Arlene (Coffland) Cox, 5 children Brenda, Alan (Linda), Nancy (Frank), Anita (Bill), David (Laura), 3 step-children Calvin (Allora), Monte, Debbie […]


Carol Lynn Cook, 64 passed away on August 21, 2011, San Tan Valley, AZ. Mrs. Cook, an RN was born in Pomona, CA. She is survived by her huband Frank Cook, daughter Crystal Dawn (Scott) Pickering, son Dale Cook, sister Darla Koranda, brothers Howard Springer, Jerry Springer and Robert Springer, and a grandson Justin Pickering. A […]

Bessette, Lois Joan McIntyre

Lois Joan McIntyre Bessette, 84, passed away August 18, 2011 in Chandler, AZ, free at last of the pain and confinements of her recent years.  She was preceded in death by her mother Helen Hagy, first husband and father of her children Robert McIntyre, and just 2 weeks previous, eldest daughter Nancy Ann.  Lois was […]

Kirkendall, Harold Wayne

 Harold Wayne Kirkendall 94 passed away on August 16, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 11:00 am Saturday, September 10th at Brown Road Baptist Church 6502 E. Brown Rd. Mesa, AZ 85205. Mountain View Funeral Home handled the arrangments (480) 832-2850

Jansen, Jean E.

Jean E. Jansen, 82, of Mesa, AZ passed away Friday August 5, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Jansen, a homemaker, was born in Pittsburg, PA. She is survived by her husband Louis Arthur Jansen, daughters Jean Ann Wallace and Laura Jean Irwin, sons Roy Louis Jansen and Kurt Louis Jansen, and sister Wilma Koenig. She […]

Thompson, Jamie Darinne

Jamie Darinne Thompson 44, of Florence, AZ passed away July 31, 2011 in Mesa, AZ.  She was born in Missoula, MT.  Jamie was a devoted wife and mother.  She is survived by husband Alfred Jr., son Alfred III, and daughter Rochelle.  She is also survived by father William Riggs, step-mother Marilyn and step-brother Kyle.  A […]

Powers, Ina Mae

Ina Mae Powers went to be with her Lord Monday, August 1, 2011 in Granbury, TX, She was 88. Ina was born on January 20, 1923 to Helen Henson Logan and William Jack Logan in Laurel, MS. Her husband, Ross C. Powers preceded her in death in 2005. She is survived by two children, Robert […]

Kowalski, Jean

A women that lived by the verse: “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me”, Philippians 4:13. She passed away peaceful on July 30th. Her life did not start as peaceful as she passed: born on January 1, 1935, 2 months premature without certain muscles finished forming in her legs and other parts […]

Andrews, Dorothy Marie

Dorothy Marie (Folsom) Andrews, 89 passed away peacefully on July 23, 2011 of natural causes.  She was born to William Stewart Folsom and Hallie Ruth (Moore) Folsom, December 27, 1921 in Massena, Cass County, Iowa.  She attended rural schools through 8th grade and graduated from high school in Massena, Iowa where she met and married […]

Vollmar, Nancy Boneda

Nancy Boneda Vollmar passed away in Gilbert, AZ on July 26, 2011. Boneda was born December 3, 1916 to William and Mary (Miller) Rinehart. She married Ralph William Vollmar in 1938. They moved to Arizona in 1951. They had four children, Mark Vollmar, Jill (Vollmar) Wingfield, Lynn (Vollmar) Smith, and Da-Lee (Vollmar) Valenzuela. Boneda was […]

Browning, Mary Jane

Mary Jane Browning passed away on July 25, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Visitation is scheduled for 5:00 pm Thursday, July 27th with Rosary Service at 6:00 pm Mountain View Funeral Chapel 7900 E. Main Street, Mesa (480) 832-2850 A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Friday, July 28th All Saints Catholic Church 1534 […]

Higgins, Rex Carr

Rex Carr Higgins 71 passed away on July 21, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Higgins, a Major in the United States Air Force, retired in February 1981 after 21 years of service as a Navigator, Weapons Controller, Air Operations Officer with numerous awards and medals. He is survived by his loving wife Ellie of 31 […]

Evans, Dorothy W.

Dorothy W. Evans, 97 of Chandler, AZ, passed away on June 25, 2011. The Memorial Service will be at 2:30 pm Wed. June 29, 2011 at Park Regency Building No. 4, 2555 N. Price Rd., Chandler, AZ 85224. Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.

Illies, Stephen John Jr.

Stephen John Illies, Jr., 24 of Apache Junction, AZ, passed away on July 10, 2011. There will be a visitation between 5:00-8:00 pm Monday July 18, 2011; the funeral sevice will follow at 3:00 pm Tuesday July 19, both services will be at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ

Long, Erma Larue

Erma Larue Long, 81 of Apache Junction, Arizona, passed away on July 4, 2011. Our angel that we loved is survived by her daughter Nancy Carr, sons Rodney and Richard Fletcher, granddaughters Katie Carr, Allison Fletcher and Marie Louise Fletcher, and grandson Alex Fletcher. She was retired from Motorola after 24 years of service. Services […]

Guerra, Guillermo Edward Jr.

Guillermo Edward Guerra Jr., 56, of Mesa, Arizona passed away Monday June 27, 2011 in Tempe, Arizona. Mr. Guerra, an agent for the Department of Homeland Security, ICE, was born in Ray, Arizona. He is survived by his wife Lucinda Guerra, sons Guillermo III, Ricardo and Alberto, sisters Emily Guerra and Grace Quintero and grandchildren […]

Berger, Ressa K.

Ressa K. Berger, 67 of Mesa, AZ passed away Saturday July 9, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ. Mrs. Berger, a housewife was born in Durango, CO. She had been a resident of Blythe, CA for about twenty years. Ressa is survived by her mother Stella Sawyer, daughter Cynthia Jenkins, and grandchildren Trevor Jenkins, Dylan Jenkins and […]

Compton, Thelma Marie Shellenberger

Thelma M. Shellenberger Compton, born May 19, 1927, peacefully transcended from this life on July 6, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. She is survived by three of her six children, Mark A. Shellenberger of Globe, Stanley A. Shellenberger of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Karen Holley of Mesa, 14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in […]

Shuler, Oscar L. “Bud”

Oscar L. ‘Bud’ Shuler, age 78, of Queen Creek passed away on July 1, 2011.  He was born in Grady County, OK on August 6, 1932.  An outstanding athlete, Bud was inducted into the Capitol Hill High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 2008 for records set in the 1950’s in football, basketball and […]

Alofs, Roy

Roy Alofs, 90, of Mesa, Az. Passed away June 23, 2011 in Mesa, Az. Mr. Alofs a truck line foreman was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Survivors include sons Roger (Diane), Ronald (Sandy), Randy (Cheryl), 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. A visitation will be held Monday June 27 from 11am-12 pm at East Valley […]

Kudrikoff, Cathryn M.

Cathryn M. Kudrikoff, 92 of Mesa, AZ, passed away on June 21, 2011. There will be a visitation at 9:00 am followed by the funeral service at 10:00 am, both at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85207 (480-832-2850). Contributions may be made to Biblical Ministries Inc., C/C Dr. Richard […]

Contreras, Carmen

Carmen Corral Contreras, age 101, died surrounded by her family Monday, June 6, 2011, in Mesa, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her husband Salvador, their son Salvadorcito, and their daughter Eva Rivera. Carmen is survived by 8 children Isabel Roman (Gilbert), (Pete Rivera), Lupe Lira (John), Bertha Candelaria (Tom), George (Margie), Ronnie (Mabel), […]

Dahlke, Bruce Anthony

Bruce Anthony Dahlke, 61 of Mesa, Arizona passed away Tuesday June 7, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Dahlke was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1950. No services were held.        

Clouse, Grady Eugene

Grady Eugene Clouse 75 passed away June 12, 2011 in Apache Junction. A retired Goodyear Machinist (Akron,OH), he was born in Nashville, TN. Survivors include his wife Janice, sister Peggy Rich-Pitcock, daughters Marilyn (Jeff) Kitch and Anita (Al) Epling, sons Dennis (Jean) Clouse and Ed (LaVonne) Clouse, 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Visitation is […]

Jones, Jean M.

Jean M. Jones 81 passed away on June 9, 2011 in Gilbert, Arizona. Preceded in death by by her husband Leo V. Jones Jr., daughter Kathleen (Tom) Lee, and son Patrick (Peggie) Jones. She is survived by her children Robert (Karen) Jones, Michael (Donna) Jones, Julie (Matt) Landspurg, Jeanine (Sal) Lucchese and 15 grandchildren. Visitation […]

Bahr, Paul Edward

Paul Edward Bahr of Mesa, AZ passed away June 7, 2011. He was born Sept. 5, 1914 to William Bahr and Anna Wirtz Bahr at their farm home near Miller, SD. He was fourth in a family of five brothers (Ralph, Melvin, Glen, Wayne). He married Lillian Klink on Dec. 26, 1935. They farmed in […]

Graff, Thomas Jr. “Buddy”

 Thomas Graff Jr. (Buddy)  74 Born April 7,1937. Died June 6, 2011. Beloved son of Thomas & Clara, beloved brother to Jack, Vincent, Carolyn & Deborah. Buddy was a native New Yorker who moved to Arizona 3 years ago. He loved his life in Arizona.  One of his final wishes was to have his remains left […]

Pointer, Glenn

Glenn was born on February 5th, 1924 in Des Moines, Iowa.  He graduated from East High School and served in the United States Navy from 1941 through 1947, and was a proud member of the VFW 9662.  He worked as a pressman for Meredith Publishing for 40 years, and was a member of the Graphics […]

Carlson, Robert W. “Bob”

Robert “Bob” W. Carlson, 76, of Mesa, AZ passed away Saturday May 28, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Carlson, who retired after 35 years with the Burlington Northern Railroad, was born in Mineral, IL. Survivors include his wife of 54 years Barbara, daughters Kay Biggs, Karen (John) Knopp, Kristin (Michael) Lawson, sister-in-law Marci Carlson, brothers […]

LeBlanc, Ernest Henry

Sgt. Ernest Henry LeBlanc of Mesa, Arizona and Kentville, Nova Scotia, a tenth generation Acadian passed away June 2, 2011 in his home in Mesa with his beloved wife Jean at his side. Born in Kentville, Nova Scotia, November 28, 1940, to the late Edward Ernest LeBlanc and Bernadette (Venoit) Tessie, he was the step- […]

Cline, James Larry

James “Larry” Cline, 64, of Mesa, AZ went home to the Lord on Monday May 30, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer. Larry was born on May 2, 1947 in Inez, KY. He grew up in West Jefferson, OH. He moved his family to Mesa, AZ in 1980. He retired from Qwest in 2000, […]

Sevigny, Lois H.

Lois Helga-Mae Sevigny left this world in the hands of Angels on May 26   2011 at the Copper Cottage Hospice Care Center in Mesa, Arizona after a courageous battle with cancer. Lois was born in Svold, North Dakota on a beautiful spring day in May of 1931 to Kristjan and Gudrun (Johnson) Bjornson and grew […]

Bluemer, Esther Mildred

Esther Mildred Bluemer entered her eternal home in Heaven on May 25, 2011. Born on Janurary 22, 1921 to Herman and Mary Bluemer, Esther was born and raised in Merrill, Michigan. She also worked as a top-notch bookkeeper in Ann Arbor, Holland and Ypsilanti before moving to Arizona in the early 70’s.  She is preceded in […]

Hackmann, A. Ellen

A. Ellen Hackmann, 91 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Sunday May 22, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona.  Mrs. Hackmann was born in Amsterdam, New York in 1920. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery

Field, Ellis Allen Jr.

Ellis A. Field Jr., 59 of Mesa, AZ passed away Friday May 20, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Field, a mental health specialist, was born in Memphis, TN and served in the US Army in Vietnam as a Special Forces Green Beret. He also served in the Army National Guard. He is survived by his […]

Jacobsen, Russell “Jake”

Russell “Jake” Jacobson of Freeland, WA passed away on May 17, 2011 at the age of 91. He was the son of Erick and Norge Jacobson. He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers Ray, Lowell, Ernie, and Maurice. He is survived by his wife Martha, his son Bruce, his grandson Duncan, and nephews Richard […]

Rospapa, Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel Rospapa passed away on May 19, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. He is survived by his loving wife Denis, 2 children Michelle (Paul) and Shanna (Dave) and 4 grandchildren Paul Jr. and Dakota, Taylor and Keyara. Visitation is scheduled from 5pm top 8pm Wednesday, May 25th at Mountain View Funeral Home 7900 E. Main […]

Grady, Charles Edward

Hero has many names, none greater than dad and husband. Charles Edward Grady passed peacefully at home on May 18, 2011. By his side were his wife of 55 years, Betty, daughters Bev Moriarty (Ken) and Erin Alcaraz (Rick), and son Mark Grady (Sandra). He is survived by 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He […]

Hernandez, Ruby Catherine

Ruby Catherine Hernandez was born December 19, she passed away peacefully in her sleep May 12, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. She is survived by 3 children, 11 grandchildren , 4 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers and 3 sisters. She was the most loving caring mother and friend there could ever be. She cared not for herself but […]

Paulson, William “Bill” J.

William J. (Bill) Paulson, passed away May 13, 2011 at his home in Apache Wells, Mesa, AZ with his loving wife Lois and son Jim and his wife Judy at his side. Bill was born in Standard, Alberta, Canada January 13, 1923, but spent his adult years in South Bend, IN. He enlisted in the […]

Huffman, Sharon Lee

Sharon Lee Huffman, 63 passed away on May 16, 2011 after a long battle with Scleroderma. Sharon was born in Champaign, IL on October 17, 1947. She is preceded in death by her father Donald Greenwell, and 2 brother-in-laws Kenneth Mattox and Larry Jones. She is survived by her husband of 45 years Carl, 3 […]

Crawford, Thomas Peter

Thomas Peter Crawford, 80, died May 14, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Crawford was a winter visitor from Fulton, SD. He was born in Mitchell, SD on May 1, 1931, and was the oldest of 12 children. In addition to running the family farm, he worked for over 30 years for Hormel Corp and retired […]

Dagras, George William

George William Dagras 84 passed away on May 2, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Dagras, a sales manager in the transportation industry was born in Chicago, Illinois and was a die hard Cubs fan and a US Air Force veteran of WWII. Predeceased by his parents Bill and Jennie Dagras, brothers Jim and Bob Dagras, […]

Duryea, Richard “Dan”

Richard “Dan” Duryea, 76 of Mesa, AZ, passed away on May 11, 2011. Services for Dan a Vietnam veteran who retired from the USAF will be held at a later date at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. Arrangements handled by Mountain View Funeral Home 7900 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85207

Chennault, Marvin

Marvin Lawrence Chennault, Sr, 93, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Yakima, WA, departed this life on May 8, 2011 in Mesa, AZ.  Born March 13, 1918 in Caviness, TX to George and Lela Chennault, Marvin had 4 brothers and 2 sisters.  Survivors include his precious wife of 71 years, Ruth (Hamilton), daughter & son-in-law Cherryl […]

Cave, David Leroy

Donald Leroy Cave (Pops, Gramps) of Apache Junction, AZ passed away May 4, 2011 in Gilbert, AZ. He was born December 25, 1933 in Pawnee, IL. He was the owner of DC welding and was a welder himself for 50 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Doris Cave, daughter Donna […]

Manske, Emma

Emma Louise (Svoboda) Manske was born in Astoria, New York on September 23, 1930.  She went to be with the Lord on April  24, 2011.  Emma was preceded in death by her 2 children Ralph Manske I, and Pamela Manske.  She is survived by her daughter Joyce Lowe (Roy), son Ralph II (Sherrie) and son […]

Appel, Edward

Edward Wm. Appel of Mesa, AZ passed away April 23, 2011. Cause of death was respiratory arrest due to congestive heart failure.  He was born June 11, 1932 to Stephen and Helen Appel. He grew up in Millville, MN – graduated from Plainview High School in 1950 – worked in the family business until 1951 – then joined […]

Schultz, Anna Marie

Anna Marie Schultz, of Apache Junction, AZ, passed away on Monday, April 11, 2011. She was born in Chicago, IL on November 26, 1931. Loving wife to her husband of 61 years, Marvin Schultz, they enjoyed a full and happy life together, living in Lindenhurst and Fox Lake, IL before retiring to Apache Junction, AZ. […]

Eaton, Bea

Bea Eaton, 86, of Mesa, AZ passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Eaton, a homemaker, was born in Eufaula, OK. Survivors include her daughters Shirley Williams and Betty (Terry) Fish, sons Roger (Robin) McCullar and Jerry (Wanda) McCullar, sister Darlene Swindler, 11 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded […]

Rambo, Oscar

Oscar Rambo, age 85, passed away at his home Tuesday, April 12, 2011, surrounded by his family. Oscar was born in Crooksville, Ohio on December 21, 1925. He was the son of L A and Frances Rambo. He was married to Evelyn Knapp in 1944 and they had two sons Steve and Roger. Evelyn passed […]

Smith, Vergal

Vergal R. Smith, 86 of Mesa, AZ passed away Thursday April 21, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Smith, a pastor, was born in Gainesville, TX to J.N. and Lucy Smith. Survivors include his daughter Lana Gregory, step-daughters Katy, Jamie and Debbie, step-sons Kenny and Keith Miller, sisters Annette and Vergie, brothers Raymond, Don and Ronnie, […]

Erdmann, Lynn Robert

Lynn Erdmann, 91, of Apache Junction, Arizona, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at his residence. A celebration of life service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at Horizon Bay Retirement Community, 2080 South Ironwood Drive, Apache Junction. Burial will be at the National Cemetery of Arizona.  Lynn Robert Erdmann was […]

Burden, Merle Hall

Merle Hall Burden passed away April 27, 2011 in Globe, AZ. He was 76. He was born December 28, 1934 in Alliance, OH. Mr. Burden was an electrical contractor and longtime Arizona resident. Merle is survived by his wife Eva Lou Burden, a daughter Merlene Watson, a son Rodney Burden, grandchildren Cassie, Tiya, Tasha, Dustie, […]

Peters, Ruby

Ruby Blackwood Peters, age 78, of Mesa, AZ passed away on April 17, 2011. She retired from Motorola after 30 years in 1994. Ruby is survived by one daughter Rita (Greg) Wolfington of Virginia Beach, VA; one granddaughter April (Dan) Brown of Payson, AZ; one grandson Kevin Matthews and one great-granddaughter McKinzie Matthews of Topeka, […]

McNeill, Richard

Richard N. McNeill passed away Tuesday April 19, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona.  He was born on Friday 13th of October 1922 in Peoria, Illinois, to Elizabeth and Neil I. McNeill. He graduated from Peoria High School in 1940 and Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri in 1943. He married Juanita R. Dulin July 4th 1943 […]

Peters, Ruth Corrine

Ruth Corrine Peters, 97, of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Wednesday April 13, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Peters was born in Carlos, Indiana in 1914 to Levi and Irena Stanley. She had been an Arizona resident for 38 years. Mrs. Peters will be interred at Mountain View Cemetery.

Messina, Nicholas John

Nicholas John Messina 83 passed away on April 8, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. He is survived by his wife Florence L Messina, son Nicholas J. Messina III M.D., daughter Joy A. Messina, sister Ida Wawrzynski, grandchildren Nicole Messina Johnson and Nicholas J. Messina IV, great grandchild Maverick Johnson. Visitation will be held from 5 to […]

Nelson, Arvin Arnold

Arvin Arnold Nelson 85 passed away on March 31, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. He was born on June 3, 1925 to Martin and Clara Nelson in Scotland, South Dakota. The family later moved to Yankton where Arvin attended grade and high school. Arvin joined the US Navy in 1942 and served his country until June […]

Lambert, Eunice Jane

Eunice Jane Lambert, 90 of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Lambert was born in New Florence, Pennsylvania in 1920. She in survived by her son Gerald (Irene) Lambert and grandchildren Angela Lambert and Tony Lambert.

Hetland, Roy Irvin

Roy Irvin Hetland, 92 of Surprise, Arizona passed away peacefully Friday April 1, 2011 in Surprise, Arizona. Roy was born May 16, 1918 in Fertile, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his wife Joanne and son Richard. He was  survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Janis Hetland and grandchildren: Janel Hadfield and her […]

Tabor, Peggy Ann

Peggy Ann Tabor, 75, of Mesa, Arizona passed away Saturday April 2, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Tabor, a medical transciber, was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas in 1935. Mrs. Tabor was interred at Mountain View Cemetery, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, Arizona.

Brodigan, Delores Joan

Delores Joan Brodigan, 78 of Apache Junction, Arizona, passed away Saturday  April 2, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Brodigan, a bookkeeper, was born in Barnsville, Minnesota. Services for Mrs. Brodigan will be at 12:00 pm Thursday April 7, 2011 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, Arizona (480-832-2850).

Bennett, Joseph W. Jr.

Joe went to be with his Lord on March 9, 2011 at the age of 70. He was born in Philadelphia, PA on November 11, 1940 and moved to Arizona in 1978. Having studied electrical engineering, he worked in management for utilities in PA and AZ. Also, Joe was a pastor in PA and remained […]

Smith, Merlin

Merlin F. Smith, of Mesa, AZ passed away March 8, 2011. He was born January 15, 1915 in Waverly, KS to Frank and Purnia Smith. He was preceded in death by his wife Loleta. Merlin lived in Waverly, KS, Junction City, OR and Mesa, AZ. He will be interred in Star Cemetery in Coffey County, […]

Hovden, George

George Hovden, 93 of Mesa, AZ passed away Tuesday March 8, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Hovden, the retired co-owner and barber at Masonic Temple Barber Shop in Marshalltown, was born Decorah, IA. He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church where he married Ruby Bray on December 30, 1945. He served in the […]

Shanks, Arthur Harold

Arthur Harold Shanks, 88, of Gold Canyon, AZ, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 25, 2011. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Arthur bravely served his country in the U.S. Navy during WW II as a rear gunner on a two man dive bombing plane. He was […]

Kmet, Edna Maye

Edna Kmet 67 passed away on February 26, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Kmet spent many years as precision inspector for American National Can. In 2003 she graduated from Pima Medical Institute as a CMA. Predeceased by her parents Frank and Annie Massie, sister Zelma Daniels, brothers John and Frank Massie, brother-in-law Tony Maraschillo. Survived […]

Foss, Joan

Joan M. Foss (Kakos), 75 passed away February 28, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Joan was a graduate of Clearview High School in Lorain, Ohio. She is survived by her husband William; sons Michael, Mark, Thomas; sister Maryann; brothers Mike, James, John, Russell, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at […]

Williams, Edna

Edna (Eddie) A. Williams, 92 of Queen Creek, AZ passed away February 28, 2011 in Queen Creek, AZ. Mrs. Williams, a secretary, was born in Henefer, UT. Survivors include her daughter Susan Morris, son Jeff Williams, grandchildren Liesl (Richard) Webb, Erik (Lori) Morris, Tina (Brian) Braley, and Liz (Aaron) Lavold, and 18 great-grandchildren. Eddie was […]

Satchwill, Laura Ellen

Laura Ellen Satchwill 7-23-1929 to 3-3-2011, age 81, passed away at Hospice Copper Cottage, Mesa, AZ March 3, 2011. She was the daughter of Guy and Georgia (Hollowell) Sharp, and younger sister to Buthene (Sharp) Haskell. Laura married December 30, 1951 to Herbert W. Satchwill, who died February 19, 1990. She graduated from Huntington College, […]

Gumz, Darrell

Darrell E. Gumz, 83 of Mesa, Arizona passed away on Monday February 21, 2011. He is survived by his two daughters Sally Jo Preuss of Pardeeville, Wisconsin and Janis Hasz of Stuart, Florida, step-daughter Linda Kelly of Nevada, 7 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Graveside services will be at Noon Friday February 25, […]

DeGroff, Harold “Hal”

Harold “Hal” DeGroff,  86, of Mesa, AZ passed away peacefully on February 19, 2011 at Southwest Copper Hospice, he was born May 3, 1924 in Stryker, Ohio. Harold was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Nancy, son William and brothers Robert, Maurice, Brooks, Richard and Morton. He is survived by daughter Kristine […]

James, Mary Rose

Mary Rose James of Gold Canyon, AZ was born February 25, 1927 and passed away February 15, 2011. She is preceded in death by her parents Harvey and Mearl Sands. Mary leaves behind her loving husband Garland James; the couple just celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on February 5th. She is also survived by her […]

Gray, Alma Maxine

Alma Maxine Gray, age 84, of Mesa, passed away peacefully on February 22, 2011 in Anthem, Arizona. Alma was born in Alluwee, OK on June 15, 1926. She married James R. Gray in November, 1948 in Miami, OK. They were married for 56 years when he passed away in 2004. Pastor James Gray and Alma […]

Pavlicek, Robin Dean “Butch”

Robin Dean (Butch) Pavlicek, 55, of Mesa, AZ passed away Tuesday February 22, 2011 in Mesa, AZ after a brief illness. Robin was born in Dickinson, ND. Survivors include his wife Carol, two daughters, three grandchildren, one brother, 3 sisters, 16 nieces and nephews, and 13 brothers and sisters-in-law. He was the son of the […]

Sullivan, Helen Margaret

Helen Margaret Sullivan passed away peacefully on February 21, 2011. She was born in 1924 in Denison, IA, to Richard and Velma (Brandenburg) Walter. She lived most of her life in Peoria, IL, where she was a Certified Professional Secretary for the Regional Federal Mediation Board and an active volunteer at a local hospital. Helen […]

Marshall, Myrel Timothy

Myrel Timothy Marshall, 78 of Mesa, AZ passed away Wednesday February 9, 2011 in Gilbert, AZ. Mr. Marshall, an aviation sheet metal foreman at WAFB was born in Tecumseh, OK. Survivors include his wife Charlotte, daughter Lynda Hinchey, sons Bruce, Keith (Sue), and Ken (Dori), his sister Mary (Dan) Greer, and grandchildren Bryan (Lauren), Travis, […]

Miller, Jo Ellen

Jo Ellen Miller 62 passed away on February 12, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Miller, an operator of two mobile home parks was born in Decatur, Illinois. She is survived by her loving husband Richard Miller, sisters Dee Anne Ellison, Martha J. Bozik, Mary Jane Humes and brother Dennis L. Ellison. A memorial service will […]

Quiroz, Baron Thomas Ray

Baron Thomas Ray Quiroz, 24 days, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on February 13, 2011. Graveside services will be at 10:00 am Monday February 21, 2011 at Mountain View Cemetery, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ (480-832, 2850).

Urbas, Barbara Ruth

Barbara Ruth Urbas, born in Franklin, ME November 4, 1917 and passed away February16, 2011 in Mesa, AZ at the age of 93. Predeceased by her husband Frank Urbas and daughter Patricia Adams. She is survived by brother Donald Merchant of Port Charlotte, FL, daughter Nancy Sheridan (Richard) of Gilbert, AZ, son-in-Law Edward Adams of Queen Creek, […]

Billings, Travis

Travis Billings, 75 of Apache Junction, AZ passed away Sunday February 6, 2011 in Apache Junction. Mr. Billings, a musician, was born in Littlefield, TX. Survivors include his wife Deborah Billings, one daughter, his mother Jessie Hix of Lubbock, TX and his sister Joyce Gene Lowery of Lubbock, TX. Services are private. Arrangements by Mountain […]

Oliver, Wanda Irene

Wanda Irene Oliver, 85, passed away peacefully in Mesa, Arizona on February 1, 2011 after a brief illness. Wanda was born in Bloomington, Indiana on December 7, 1925 to Leland and Martha Weimer. Throughout her life Wanda was a telephone operator, nurse’s aid, clerk and hospital worker. Wanda came to Arizona in 1996 and had […]

Clark, Ruby Jewell

Ruby went to be with the Lord in the early morning hours of February 6, 2011. She was born Ruby Jewell Mooney December 2, 1929 in Ellijay, Georgia. She was the daughter of Sally and George Mooney and was one of thirteen children. Ruby lived in Ellijay until 1947 when she decided to travel by […]

Mullen, Phyllis

Phyllis L. Mullen of Mesa, Arizona passed away January 31, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. A loving mother and grandmother she is survived by her companion of 12 years Vance Taylor, daughter Deanna (Harvey) Jeffries, sons; Kenneth (Cheryl) Miller, Robert Miller, Ralph (Debbie) Miller, 6 grandchildren & 7 great-grandchildren. Phyllis was preceded in death by her […]

Rave, Wallace J.

Wallace J. Rave, 74, passed away on January 28, 2011, after a nine-month battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Born in 1936 in Mendota, IL to Dorothy and Elmer Rave. He grew up in Spring Valley, IL. Wally earned a Bachelor’s of Music from Illinois State Univ., a Masters and PhD in Music History and Philosophy […]

Shell, Dorothy May

Dorothy May Shell, 88 of Gilbert , Arizona passed away Saturday January 29, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Shell, a homemaker, was born in Michigan. She will be interred in Croswell Cemetery, Croswell, Michigan.

Larson, Evelyn Marquerite Dornfeld

Evelyn Marquerite Dornfeld Larson, 97 of Mesa, AZ passed away January 20, 2011 in Gilbert, AZ. She was born April 7, 1913 in St. Paul, MN. Evelyn enjoyed making beautiful needlework pictures, playing Mahjong, traveling to many parts of the world, and was a Life Master Bridge Player. She is survived by her daughter, Janice […]

Ellis, Duane Edward

Duane Edward Ellis, 88 passed away Thursday, January 13, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona.  Mr. Ellis, a farmer, was born in Campbell, MN. Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marian (Davidson) Ellis, he is survived by his sister Lois Randall of New Port Richey, FL, dear friend and companion Ieleen Trites of Dent, MN, sister-in-law […]

Kochheiser, Mabel Belle

Mabel Belle Kochheiser of Mesa, AZ, passed away Monday, January 10, 2011 in Gilbert, AZ. She was 86. Mrs. Kochheiser was born March 24, 1924 in Marion, OH. She is survived by her son, Dana Eugene Kochheiser; a sister, June Kline; a brother, Dale Wirick; two grandsons; five great grandsons; three great granddaughters; and one […]

Gerstenfeld, Steven Michael

Steven Michael Gerstenfeld, born February 15, 1944 in Brooklyn, NY, passed away on January 25, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ. Born in New York, he moved to California at age 12 where he later met his wife Judi; they married on March 15, 1974. In 1978 they moved to Mesa, AZ where they spent many blissful […]

Jerman, Donald Edward

Donald Edward Jerman 88 passed away on Friday, January 21, 2011 in Mesa, AZ. Mr Jerman, a retired business owner was born in Ft. Morgan, CO. Don, as he was known, was raised in the Salt Creek Oilfield area and lived there until 1984 at which time he and his wife came to Arizona and […]

Myers, James Clark

James Clark Myers, of Mesa, AZ passed away January 23, 2011. James was born March 26, 1928 in Tupelo, AR. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, F. Marcene Myers, daughter Sharon Myers Smith of Mesa, AZ, sons Larry J. (Deena) Myers of Richardson, TX, and Randy D. (Bara) Myers of Prague, Czech […]

Curtis, Alton Craig

Alton Craig Curtis, 67 of Apache Junction, AZ, passed away on January 25, 2011. Mr Curtis was a US Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War. The memorial service will be at 4:00 pm Saturday January 29, 2011 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ (480-832-2850).

Tone, Loretta

Loretta Tone, born August 26, 1928, passed into the loving embrace of her Lord January 22, 2011. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and adoring grandmother. One of the first women deputies in Maricopa County, she was very active in the community throughout her life. Loretta is reunited with her son Steve, mother Dorothy, […]

Hartman, Helen Pauline

Helen P. Hartman, 84 of Mesa, AZ Resided for the past 4 years and 2 months at Above Care Assisted Living Home in Gilbert, AZ, where she passed away Wednesday evening January 19, 2011. Born June 23, 1926 in Juniata County, PA, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin Langacre and Effie Mae […]

Shumway, Margarete I.

Margarete I. Shumway, 82 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on January 20, 2011. A gathering for Mrs. Shumway will be from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Tuesday January 25, 2011 at Sunland Village East, Rosewood Room, 2145 S. Farnsworth Dr., Mesa, AZ 85209

Gelmi, Dorothy Virginia

Born on February 9, 1922 in Ishpeming, Michigan, Dorothy Virginia Nault entered into rest on January 18, 2011, 3 weeks before her 89th birthday. Remembered as a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, our family mourns the passing of a matriarch. Dorothy, known as “Dort”, is survived by her children Geraldine (Robert) Thomsen, Darlene (Paul) Kurian, […]

Egan, Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Egan, 71 years old, passed on Monday, January 10, 2011 of complications from Pancreatitis. Mary has been a resident of Arizona since 1979, originally from County Mayo Ireland. She is survived by her husband, Morgan Egan of New York, NY, her six children, Joseph, Michael, Mary, Ann Marie, James and Patrick of Mesa, […]

Waldon, Robert Lee

Robert Lee Waldon, 73 of Lakeside, AZ passed away Saturday, January 15, 2011 in Lakeside, AZ. Mr. Waldon, a District Manager for SRP, was born in Miamisburg, OH. Survivors include his wife, June Ann, sons David and Chris Waldon, daughters-in-law Nita Waldon and Felicia Waldon, mother-in-law Juanita Thorpe, sister Judy Lynn Monaco, brother Jim Waldon, […]

Vacha, Geraldine

Geraldine Veronica Vacha, 71 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on January 15, 2011. Services for Mrs. Vacha will begin with a visitation at 11:00 am Thursday, January 20, 2011 followed by the funeral service at 12:00 pm at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ (480-832-2850).

Bridge, William Havinden

William Havinden Bridge, 83 of Queen Creek, Arizona, passed away on January 14, 2011. Mr. Bridge proudly served in the U.S. Navy.

Kerwin, Gerald “Jerry”

Gerald (Jerry) Kerwin, 72, formerly of Naplate, passed away on January 12, 2011 at his home in Apache Junction, AZ. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday January 30, 2011 at the Palmas Del  Sol East Clubhouse in Apache Junction, AZ at 2:00 pm. He was born on June 19, 1938 in Chicago to […]

Sheidler, Dorothy Elaine

Sheidler, Dorothy E. (Dotty) 84, quietly slipped into Jesus hands on January 14, 2011.  She was married to her lifelong friendRobertsince 1946.  They moved to Phoenix in 1955 & after retirement spent 20 years in Camp Verde.  Dorothy joins her parents, brother, eldest daughter Pamela and great granddaughter Madison in heaven.  Dorothy always had a […]

Harris, Leroy Jr.

Leroy Harris Jr., 85, of Mesa, Arizona passed away Tuesday January 11, 2011 in Gilbert, Arizona.  Mr. Harris was born in Norris City, Illinois in 1925. Services will be held Saturday January 22, 2011 at the East Valley Church of the Nazarene, 131 N. Signal Butte Rd., Apache Junction, Arizona 85120.

Michaelis, Beverly Faye

Beverly Faye Michaelis, age 100, of Mesa, Arizona passed away Tuesday January 11, 2011 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Michaelis, a school teacher, was born in Lapeer, Michigan to Calvin and Jennie Beatty.  A memorial service will be held Sunday January 16, 2011 at Apache Wells Community Church, 2115 N. Gayridge Rd., Mesa, Arizona.

Peach, Paul Alan

Paul Alan Peach of Phoenix passed away on January 9, 2011 at the age of 49. A celebration of Paul’s life will be held on Saturday, January 15 at 10:00 a.m. at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., in Mesa. Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for Friday, January 14, 5:00 […]

Engelsman, Helen Arlene

Helen Arlene Bullerman Hoblit Engelsman, 80, passed away Wednesday, January 5, 2011 early in the morning in her apartment at the Park Regency retirement complex in Chandler, AZ.  Ms. Engelsman, born in Strasburg, Illinois, was a musician and music teacher. She grew up in Lincoln, IL, later living in Atlanta where she was married to Joseph […]

Pierce, Lucille

Lucille R. Pierce of Mesa, AZ was born July 15, 1910 in Cozad, NE to Perlo and Bessie (Hobbs) Kinney and passed away December 26, 2010 at the age of 100 years. She is survived by loving daughter Dixie Gabel, two loving grandchildren Jeffrey W. (Barbara) Gabel and Iana S. (Carl) Jansson, three loving great-grandchildren […]

Thomas, Billie Jean

Billie Jean Thomas, 83, of Mesa, daughter of Thomas Harland Chapmond and Dora Chapmond, passed away on December 22, 2010 due to complications from congestive heart failure. She is survived by her loving husband Albert II and children Albert III, Terrell, Jana and Lance. Grandchildren Andrew, Michelle and Danielle. Sisters JoAn Palmer, Betty Jo Arvello, […]

Sander, Sylvan Urban

Sylvan Urban Sander, 88 of Gold Canyon, AZ passed away Tuesday December 21, 2010. Urban was a WWII U.S. Navy  Veteran. The memorial service for Mr. Sander will be at 11:00 am Tuesday December 28, 2010 at Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. Kings Ranch Rd., Gold Canyon, AZ. There will be a luncheon following […]