Obituaries for March, 2012

Straub, Jeffery Alan

Jeff passed away unexpectedly and too soon from this life at the age of 47 on December 8, 2011.  Jeff was born in Pontiac Michigan and lived there until he was in elementary school.   During his attendance in elementary school, Jeff and his family moved to Winslow Arizona where he grew up and graduated high […]

Zuber, Sidney H. MD

Dr. Sidney H. Zuber, of Scottsdale, passed away on March 20, 2012. He was born in St. Johns, Newfoundland on July 29, 1931. He is survived by his beloved wife Judy Zuber, two sons, Douglas Zuber (Stone, Indigo and Monroe) and Paul Zuber, Paul’s wife Alexandra, and (Dylan, Damon, and Angelica). Dr. Zuber earned a […]

Grimes, Arlene G.

Arlene G. Grimes, 87, peacefully entered into eternal life on Sunday, March 18, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Arlene, the daughter of Augustenius and Mena (Bruflat) Hjermstad, was born in Wallace, SD on June 23, 1924. She had 2 younger brothers (Ardell (Sam), deceased 1995 and Dellis, deceased 2007) and a sister Marcella (Marcy) currently living […]

Schelderup, Harold Hans

Harold Schelderup, a caring husband, father and grandfather, passed away on March 13 after a long battle with COPD.  He was born April 23, 1936, in Brooklyn, NY to Harald and Herborg Schelderup. He graduated from Housatonic Valley Regional High School. He joined the United States Air Force in July 1954, retiring after 20 years […]

Davis, Doris Irene Swenson

Doris Irene Swenson Davis, 81, of Mesa, AZ passed away Monday March 12, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Davis, a retired AT&T supervisor, was born in Lyons, Kansas. She is survived by her daughter Linda Clayton, son Glen Alan Davis, grandchildren: Jacob Davis, Sean Davis, Bonnie Davis Schlittenhart, Josh Davis, Laura Davis, Jenny Davis, and […]

Woike, Henry “Hank” M.

Henry M. Woike (Hank) was born in Blue Island, Illinois January 4, 1921.  He went home March 10, 2012.  He started out as a painter/decorator working with his dad and one of his brothers.  He was in the Army Air Corps during World War II, mostly as a navigator “flying the hump” between India and […]

Hogan, Frances Lorene

Frances Lorene (Stapp) Hogan, 81, of Mesa, AZ was born May 30, 1930 in Springfield, MO to Thomas Burton “Burt” Stapp and Sarah Estella “Stella” (Shaw) Stapp. She died peacefully with her daughter by her side, at the Banner Gardens Hospice Inpatient Unit on March 11, 2012. Frances married Charles “Chuck” Wesley Hogan on Easter […]

Holmgren, Donald W.

HOLMGREN, DONALD W. Donald W. Holmgren  (88) passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona.  Mr. Holmgren, a Retired Regional Plant Manager for the Bell System was born in Litchfield, Minnesota.  Preceded in death by his parents Willie and Hulda Holmgren, sister Doris, brothers Hilding and Lloyd Holmgren.  He is survived by his wife […]

Lynch, Edward L.

Edward L. Lynch, age 90, of Mesa, died on February 28, 2012. Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Thomas G. and Mary (Coyle) Lynch. He graduated from East Providence High School in 1940, then served in the US Army during WW II, and subsequently worked at the US Postal Service […]

Hawkins, Reva Pearl

 Reva Pearl Hawkins, age 92 years young, entered into eternal rest on February 27, 2012, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Phoenix. She was born July 16, 1919, to Clyde and Lillian (Tracy) Brengle in Guthrie, Oklahoma.  Her father was a Baptist minister, and the family moved as his job locations changed. Her childhood years with […]

Messina, Florence Leona

Florence Leona Messina, 82, of Mesa, AZ passed away Tuesday February 28, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Messina was born in Bridgeport, CT. Survivors include her daughter Joy Ann Messina, son Nicholas (Nora) J. Messina III MD, brothers Richard Brice and William Brice, grandchildren Nicole Johnson and Nicholas J. Messina IV, and great-grandchildren Maverick Johnson […]