Obituaries for March, 2011

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, […]