Obituaries for October, 2011

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 […]