Obituaries for February, 2012

Tableman, Donald William

Donald William Tableman of Mesa, AZ passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2012. He was born April 13, 1919 in Barnsville, MN. He served in the US Army during WWII as a surgical medic in Europe. Upon discharge from the Army, he moved to Hoopeston, IL with his wife where he owned and operated a successful […]

Burr, James Gordon

James Gordon Burr was born on May 6, 1924 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He passed away peacefully on February 25, 2012 at home surrounded by his family. James was the regional manager for both Rath and Monfort meat packing companies until retirement. He was a skilled carpenter and an avid fisherman. Jim is survived by his […]

Bobbitt, Erma Dell

Erma Dell Bobbitt, 91, died Saturday February 18, 2012 in Gilbert, AZ. She was born in Herndon, AR to Andy and Eula Cook and moved to AZ with her husband in 1949. They raised their family in Superior, AZ before moving to Queen Valley, AZ in 1980. She is survived by her children and their […]

Baldwin, Mona

Mona Baldwin, with the ever-present smile on her face, passed away surrounded by her family on February 15, 2012 in Gilbert, AZ at the age of 72.  She was born on May 28, 1939 to Helen May and Carl J. Beecoft, in the small mining town of Cananea, Sonora, Mexico. Mona attended Bisbee High School […]

Isaac, James

James Isaac, a loving husband, father, and grandfather of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday February 19, 2012. He was born October 31, 1936 in Wheelwright, KY, the son of the late Josie Hall Isaac and the late Ervin Isaac. He was a retired Tool and Die maker from Microsemi Corp., Scottsdale, AZ. He is survived […]

Negelspach, Coyita Jane

Coyita Jane Negelspach, 96, passed away Friday, February 17, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Negelspach was born in Lima, Ohio. As a young woman Coyita worked as a hairdresser. Later she and her husband owned and operated a bowling alley in Ohio. After moving to Mesa she and her husband operated the Buckhorn Gift Shop […]

Garman, John

John M. H. Garman 88 of Mesa, AZ passed away Friday February 17, 2012 in Gilbert, AZ. Mr. Garman World War II Veteran (1942-1946) was born in Sapulpa, OK. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Betty Lou, parents Francis and Jacob and older brother Jacob. He is survived by his 3 daughters […]

Crockett, Richard J.

Richard J. (Dick) Crockett, born August 4, 1937 in Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by his family Wednesday February 15, 2012. Dick graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1960, later earning the designation of Professional Engineer. Dick began his engineering career with G.E./Honeywell in 1960 and later […]

Kniss, Larry

Larry Kniss, age 42, of Chandler, AZ passed away on Feb 11th, 2012. Larry is the son of Mary and Larry Kniss. Larry is survived by his daughter, Katrina Pena her husband Vincent Pena and his granddaughter Alayna Pena, his daughters Cheyenne and Kyleigh Kniss, his sister Michelle Readinger and her loving companion Steve Mawson, […]

Gowler, Judith

Judith F. “Judy” Gowler, 84 of Tempe, AZ and a former resident of Mt. Vernon died Sunday, February 12, 2012 in Tempe.  Judy was born July 12, 1927 in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Lennis and Gladys (Huckleberry) Whisenut. She married Roy Wayne Gowler on January 22, 1946. She is survived by her husband Roy, […]

Neisess, Maurice A.

Maurice A. Neisess, 93, of Mesa, AZ passed away Thursday February 9, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Neisess was born in Breckenridge, Minnesota and was a WWII US Army veteran. There will be a memorial service at 3:00 pm Sunday February26, 2012 at the Fireside Room at Fountain of the Sun, 8001 E. Broadway Rd., Mesa, […]

Mesick, Claude

Claude Mesick, age 90, passed away February 7, 2012. He was born June 6, 1921 in Delhi Township, Ingham County, MI, the son of the late Henry James and Myrtle Dee (nee Barringer) Mesick.  Upon learning of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Claude volunteered for military service as a radio radar operator in anti-submarine coastal […]

Smith, Pamela

Pamela Smith, 63, born July 31, 1948 in Port Jervis, New York passed away February 13, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Pam worked in the library at Edison and Frost Elementary schools in Mesa, AZ for over 23 years. She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, William Lee Smith, her son Gerald (and […]

Wolff, Alvin

Alvin Wolff was born August 24, 1926 to Fred C. and Magdelena Wolff. He went to heavenly rest on February 12, 2012. He farmed with his parents until he joined the US Army in 1950. He was united in marriage with Hazel Fregia on November 25, 1952 in Yuma, AZ. In 1953, he bought the […]

Bailey, Rosamond S.

Rosamond S. Bailey, 75 years young, passed away on February 2, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Rose was a long time residence of Mesa, Arizona. Our beloved mother was an evangelist and was dedicated to a life of servitude. She was a faithful servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Rose was […]

Ghesquiere, Robert Charles

Robert Charles Ghesquiere passed away in his home in Apache Junction on Wednesday February 8, 2012 at the age of 58. He was born on April 23, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Albert and Elizabeth (Hilgendorf) Ghesquiere. He was lovin husband of Janet (Jones) Siegel-Ghesquiere, loving father to Neil (Tina) Ghesquiere, Jeff (Christina) […]

Young, L.F.

Mrs. L. F. Young, RN (nee Hall) passed away at her home in Mesa, AZ on February 4, 2012 at age 86. She was born in Salt Lick, KY on March 30, 1925 to Henry S. and Virginia M. Hall. L.F. was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Genevieve Maslac, Betty Sue Ford, […]

Reiling, Donna Jean

Donna Jean Reiling, 81 of Apache Junction, AZ passed away in her home Monday February 6, 2012 in Apache Junction. Mrs. Reiling, a retired activities director, was born in Moline, IL. She is survived by her daughters Sherrie (Richard) Bethel, Kimberly Ross, Michelle Gephart and son Gregory (Mikal) Reiling, 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She […]

Bonaventura, Nancy C.

Nancy C. Bonaventura, 77 of Mesa, AZ passed away Thursday February 2, 2012 in Mesa. She was born in Portsmouth, Ohio and has been an Arizona resident since 1980. She is survived by her daughters Brenda, Valerie, Tina and Deann, sons Mike, Joe and Andy, grandchildren Missy, Tiffany, Ricky, Kchellsea, Trey, Kortney, Ashley and Joey, […]

Webb, Clayton Cody

Clayton Cody Webb, 19 of Mesa, AZ passed away Wednesday February 1, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Clayton was born in Mesa, AZ and he loved quads, cars and motorcycles. He was a loving son, brother and grandson. He is survived by his parents Randy and Pam Webb, his sister Cara, and his grandparents Elmer and […]

Daubert, Nila J.

Nila J. Daubert, formerly of Saginaw, Michigan peacefully passed away Wednesday, February 01, 2012 after a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer.  Nila Jane Harmony was born November 24, 1934 in Lincoln, Nebraska to the late Alexander and Sarah (Erdman) Harmony.  Nila graduated from Arthur Hill High School in 1953.  She spent 38 years in […]