Obituaries for August, 2012

House, William “Bill” Eugene

William (Bill) Eugene House, age 89, of Mesa, AZ, passed away Tuesday Aug. 28, 2012, in Mesa, AZ. He was born in Wellington, KS, on Nov. 14, 1922. He was a WWII US Army Air Corp veteran. He worked for Chevrolet Motor Division. He retired in 1980 after 31 years working in Sales Management. He […]

Hovden, Ruby

Ruby Hovden, 92, of Mesa, AZ passed away Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Mesa. Ruby was born to Jack and Opal Bray in Davis City, IA on July 22, 1920. She was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church where she married George Hovden on December 30, 1945. Ruby worked at the Hotel Tallcorn and […]

Allison, Margaret Jean

Margaret Jean Allison, born March 1, 1930, passed from this life to eternal life with Jesus in the early morning hours of Sunday August 26, 2012. Her husband Jim passed only 8 months earlier. They were married for 59 years. Margaret, known to all as Peggy, was born in Havre, Montana, the eldest of five […]

Black, Jane W.

Jane W. Black, 94 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on August 25, 2012. There will be a visitation for Mrs. Black at 9:00 am Thursday August 30, 2012 followed by the funeral at 10:00 am at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ.

Ricks, Robert R.

 I’m a Hoosier share cropper’s son. Born near Rensselaer, IN, May 10, 1916. My Father, a TB victim at age 35, with 6 children. “Go to Arizona” was the cure. My folks loaded up a 1923 Buick Touring car in 1927. By dirt roads headed for AZ. On way picked up two hitchhikers. My brother […]

Chennault, Ruth

Ruth A. Chennault, 91, of Mesa, AZ, former resident of Yakima, WA, departed this earthly life on July 31, 2012 in Mesa, AZ.  Born January 16, 1921 in Lone Wolf, OK to Fred & Coma Hamilton, Ruth had 3 brothers and 1 sister.  Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Cherryl & Bob Welsh, son and […]

Brodie, William James Jr.

William James Brodie Jr., 55, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away Tuesday July 17, 2012 in Apache Junction. Mr. Brodie, a US Army veteran, was born in Homestead, FL. He is survived by his daughter Sedona Brodie, mother Eleanor Brodie, and sister Katie Barnes. Services will be at 1:00 pm Saturday August 4, 2012 at […]