Obituaries for January, 2012

Ramsey, Wendell Ray

Born on the family farm near Achille, Oklahoma on April 13, 1936 Wendell Ray Ramsey began his lives journey. The oldest son of Quan and Edna Ramsey he followed the family to Arizona in 1955, after graduation from Achille High School. When he wasn’t working  for Kennecott Copper,  ASARCO and Cypress as a heavy equipment […]

Bovee, Lester Marion

Lester M. Bovee, “Buzz” 89, of Gilbert, Arizona passed peacefully in the arms of his Granddaughter Melissa and surrounded by family on Thursday January 26, 2012.  He was born a twin on April 9, 1922, third child of George and Myrtle Bovee in Holyoke, Colorado.  He is preceded in death by his beautiful wife of […]

Story, Glenn Carl

Glenn Carl Story, 73 of Mesa, AZ passed away Thursday, January 26, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Story, a former resident of Hayward, CA was born in Seattle, WA.  Survivors include his wife, Jean Story, daughter Shawn Grace, son-in-law Aaron Grace, sisters: Elsie Salemi, Marylou Valentine, and Doris Stevens, brother Fred Hadden, and grandchildren: Scott, Zachary, […]

Dean, Theodora “Thea”

Theodora “Thea” G. Dean, was born April 15, 1928 in Stamford, Connecticut, and was a longtime resident of Great Falls, VA. As a young woman, Thea attended Emma Willard School in Troy, New York and Rochester University. She married the boy next door, Jonathan “Jock” Dean, in 1950 and lovingly raised five children in an […]

Peterslie, Audrey

Audrey Audrey Peterslie of Mesa, AZ passed away on January 23, 2012. She is survived by her husband Lyle Peterslie, son Jim (Sue) Van Ornum, daughters Cheryl (Dana) Smith and Debbie (Mike) McNeal, brother Kenneth (Virginia) Peterson, 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be on Thursday January 26 from […]

Sobal, John

John Sobal, 88 of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday January 22, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Sobal, a retired aircraft planner, was born in West Hazelton, PA on March 2, 1923. John was a WWII veteran serving in the US Army as a crew chief on the C-47 in Central Europe. He was preceded in […]

Nelson, Lorraine

Lorraine Rita (Ares) Nelson passed away January 20, 2012 at Banner Gardens Hospice in Mesa, Arizona.  She leaves behind her husband of 48 years, Kenneth R. Nelson of San Tan Valley, Arizona, a daughter Jennifer Brouillette of Mesa, AZ, and a daughter Susan Sorel of Gilbert, AZ.  She is also survived by her sister Norma […]

Ames, Sidney Raymond

Sidney Raymond Ames (Sid), 78, a 40-year resident of Apache Junction, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 17th, 2012. He was born in Seattle, Washington, on March 3, 1933, graduated from Truman High School in Minn., and received a degree in Civil Engineering from South Dakota State College. After […]

Zoet, Edna V.

Edna V. Zoet, 94, of Mesa, Arizona passed away January 16, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. There will be a visitation between 5-7:00 pm Thursday January 19, 2012 at Mounatin View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ. The funeral service will be at 10:00 am Friday January 20, 2012 also at Mountain View […]

Pillow, Lucille Marilyn

Known to friends as Lou, Lucille Marilyn Pillow lost her short battle with heart disease on 12 January 2012. She had previously beaten TB and cancer and throughout she maintained good spirits and zeal for life. She was born 3 February 1927 on a farm in Prole, Iowa to Frank and Leona Peterson-Parker as the […]

Tanner, Harry Samuel

Harry Samuel Tanner, 76 of Mesa passed away January 13, 2012 in Mesa. Mr. Tanner retired from the United States Air Force. He is survived by his wife Donna, sister Patricia ( Ed Schmitt), brother Bob(Ethel), sister in law Jeanne Schmitt. Son Mark Tanner and his children Jeremy and Jasmine, daughter Cathi and her husband […]

Chapman, Dorothy

Dorothy Chapman entered her eternal home, at the age of 88, on January 8, 2012. Dorothy was born and raised in Merrill, MI. She and her family relocated to Mesa, AZ in 1965. Dorothy retired from the Mesa Chamber of Commerce and also worked at the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce. She was World War II […]

Peterson, Howard Lewis

Our beloved father, died on December 12th, 2011 in Chandler, Arizona. Howard Lewis Peterson was born on November 25, 1924, in Tacoma, WA to Peter L. Peterson and Olga O. Swanson. He had a brother David E. Peterson. He served in the U.S Army Air Corps from 1944 to 1946 as a Flight Officer / […]

Chapp, James L. Jr.

James L. Chapp Jr, 48, of Simi Valley, CA formally of Mesa, AZ passed away December 30th 2011. He was born in Omaha, NE January 4th 1963 to parents James and Judith Chapp of Mesa, AZ. He is survived by his wife Rosemarie (Wade) Chapp, son James J. Chapp, daughter Teresa M. Chapp, brothers Jeff […]

Jennings, Albert Edward

Albert Edward Jennings, 74, of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away January 5, 2012 in Apache Junction. Mr. Jennings, a carpenter, was born in Chicago, IL. Survivors include his wife Mary Murray, daughter Heather, son-in-law Matt, step-daughters Patricia and Margaret, son A.J., step-sons David and Duncan, and granddaughter Elise. Services will be at 11:00 am Tuesday, […]

Bright, Easton Jay

Easton Jay Bright, 9 weeks, of San Tan Valley, Arizona passed awayTuesday January 3, 2012 in Chandler, Arizona. Easton is survived by his parents Michael Bright and Heather Curtis of San Tan Valley. There will be a visitation at 1:00 pm Sunday January 8, 2012 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ […]

Schelderup, Joan

Joan passed away on 3 January 2012 in Queen Creek, Arizona.  She was born on 10 July 1926 to Frank and Marguerite Maher at Holy Cross hospital in Salt Lake City.  Joan attended Judge Memorial high school and St. Mary’s college, graduating with a BA in Arts in 1948.  She married and divorced Marvin Boyer. […]

Allison, James Clinton

James Clinton Allison, born June 9, 1923, passed away peacefully from this life to the next, with his wife Margaret (Peg) at his side, on December 8, 2011. James, known to all as Jim, was born in Kremlin, Montana, one of 4 children. He is survived by his brother Earl (Dick), his devoted wife and […]

Kelsey, Margaret

Margaret Kelsey, 63 of Mesa, went to be with the Lord Dec. 28, 2011.  She is survived by her two brothers John Horney of Corinth, TX, Robert Burns of Wichita, KS, two sisters Corrine Young and Arline Duke both of Wichita, KS, son Larry K Lewis, daughter Tamara Cook, son in law Ryan Cook, grandchildren […]

Booth, Gary A.

Gary A. Booth, 60, of Apache Junction, AZ, passed away Jan. 1, 2012. Mr. Booth, an assembly worker, was born in Elmhurst, IL. Survivors include his wife, Judy Lynn; son, Bryah A.; his mother, Betty Moritz. Visitation 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, with services following at 3 p.m., at Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, […]

Jansen, Louis A.

Louis A. Jansen, born in Dubuque, Iowa, on July 10, 1925. Passed away in Mesa, Arizona, on December 22, 2011. Preceded in death by beloved wife, Jean E. Jansen and son, Karl L. Jansen, survived by daughters Jean A. Wallace (Charles) and Laura J. Irwin (Patrick), and sons Roy L. Jansen (Steff) and Kurt L. […]

Baker, Joseph Gerard

Joseph Gerard Baker, “Joey” passed away peacefully the morning of December 23, 2011 at the age of 48 in Mesa, Arizona, after a long period of hospitalization. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Baker, sisters and brothers, Phyllis Rowe, Albert Baker, Jr., Christine Launder, and Gregory Baker. He is further survived by many loving […]

Yares, Audrey Marie

Audrey Marie Yares of Mesa, AZ passed away on December 13, 2011 at the age of 82. She was born in St. Paul, MN, the daughter of Harry and Magdaline Svoboda. She is survived by her husband Clement, daughters Kristine Gossman and Sandy Yares, 3 sons Clayton (Lisa), Spencer (Kathy), and Kevin (Kat), 11 grandchildren, […]

Blake, Donald

Donald Blake went home to be with the Lord December 13, 2011 in Mesa, AZ.  In Yreka, CA, Donald ministered for 23 years to those in need at the jail. He is survived by his wife of 27 ½ years, Reba, his children: Judy (Jim) Penny, Joyce (Jo) Perry, Tim (Nancy) Blake, Susan Remp, Tony […]

Taylor, Jenne Louise

Jenne Louise 86 of Mesa, AZ, passed away on December 30, 2011. The visitation will be January 5, 2012 between 5-8:00 pm at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ. Funeral Services will be January 6, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Broadway Christian Church, 7335 E. Broadway Rd., Mesa, AZ 85208. […]