Obituaries for April, 2011

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).