Obituaries for November, 2011

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 […]