Obituaries for October, 2012
William C. Traynor of Gold Canyon AZ, born August 31, 1924 in Curryville, MO passed away October 27, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. He was the last child of Homer Traynor and Marie Stephenson Traynor. His brothers, Paul (Reba), Podge (Marie), Tinsley (Dorothy Lee), Richard (Jane) and sister Macie Ogden Petrie (Harry) all preceded him in [...]
Alice Marie (Keplinger) DuHamell, 96, former Mesa, AZ resident died October 24th, 2012 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH. Marie was born April 23, 1916 in Maysville, WV to Homer Martin Keplinger and Susan Keplinger. Marie was a strong family force and was instrumental in keeping her siblings together throughout their formative years, after [...]
Woodrow w. Boyd, 87, of Mesa, Arizona passed away October 29, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Boyd, a veteran of the US Navy, was born in Sallisaw, Oklahoma in 1924. Services for Mr. Boyd will be at 11:00 am Friday November 2, 2012 at Velda Rose United Methodist Church, 5540 East Main Street, Mesa, Arizona.
E. Gordon Keller passed away on October 21, 2012, in Mesa, AZ. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota to William and Wanda Keller. Mr. Keller is survived by his wife Catherine Irene Keller. Services were held on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona
Edna D. Lee, 95, of Mesa, AZ, passed away October 10, 2012, in Mesa, AZ. Ms. Lee a homemaker was born in Cookeville, TN. She is survived by her daughters, Vivian Ashe, Barbara Lee, Gail Trent, & Velma Rose Jacomino, her son, Johnny Lee, sons –in-law, Douglas Trent & Engelberto Jacomino, 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, [...]
Elvira G. Manriquez, matriarch of a large extended family, passed away peacefully on October 25th, 2012, surrounded by family. Elvira was born in the mining town of Sonora, AZ on January 23, 1923. She was preceded in her death by her husband Alberto Manriquez, her parents Hilario and Maria Granillo, and sister Lucy Bonillas. Elvira [...]
Elizabeth Anderson, age 77, died Monday, October 15, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. She had been a resident of Arizona for the past 15 years but spent the majority of her life in Kane, Pennsylvania. She was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on October 4, 1935 to the late Duncan and Jean (Russell) McLellan [...]
Judith Ann Richards nee Yantus-Modzelewski, age 72 of Mesa, Arizona passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. Judy was born on October 29, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Martha Yantus-Modzelweski. Judy was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother who will be dearly missed. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Gerald [...]
Alma was born November 6, 1923 in Calio, ND. She passed away October 17, 2012 in Apache Junction, AZ. She was raised on the family farm near Calio and later met her husband George Berg. They were married for 49 years before he preceded her in death in Dec., 1991. They farmed near Egeland, ND [...]
Alice J. Wood, 91 of Gilbert, Arizona, passed away on October 16, 2012. Visitation for Alice will be from 5-8:00p.m. Sunday October 21, 2012, with funernal services at 10:00a.m. Monday October 22, 2012. All services will be at Mountian View Funernal Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main, Mesa, AZ 85207.
Sarah L. Henry, 76, of Apache Junction, Arizona passed away Tuesday October 9, 2012 at home. Mrs. Henry, a homemaker, was born in San Antonio, Texas. She is survived by her husband, Donald Henry, sons Mark Henry and Michael Henry, daughter Michele (Henry) Ryers, sister Emila Thayer, brother Alfred Garcia, grandchildren: Scott Henry, Robert Henry, Josh [...]
Sandra Ann Pientka went to Heaven October 9, 2012 to play cards and drink “apple juice” with her dad (Walter), her mom (Ruth) and her brother (Steve). Born in Brooklyn, NY on October 21, 1944, Sandy left us way too soon. Survived by her daughter Monique, her sister Linda (Bruce), her brothers Ron (Karen), Rick [...]
Edith Y. Wurm, 82, went to her Lord and Savior on October 8, 2012. She was born in Milwaukee, WI on December 26, 1929 to the late George and Maysie Lougheed. Edith was employed as an Attendant Nurse at the Sault St. Marie, Michigan State Hospital before transferring to the Traverse City State Hospital in [...]
Dorothy Viola (Hough) Jones-Johnston, 88, died peacefully in her sleep Saturday, October 6, 2012, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born on July 8, 1924 in Poland, OH and moved with her parents to Mesa in the 1940’s. She retired from Motorola and was a long-time Girl Scout Leader. She was a [...]
Ronald M. Jacot, 77, passed away on October 6, 2012 in Tempe, Arizona. Mountain View Funeral Home handled the arrangements (480) 832-2850. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 10:00 am Thursday, October 11th at The Mesa Moose Lodge 1925 South 74th Street, Mesa 85208.
Rosita David Dalmacio, 79, of Mesa, Arizona passed away Sunday September 30, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. Mrs. Dalmacio, a retired Registered Nurse, was born in the Philippines. Rose and family entered the United States in California 1972. Then moved to the Globe – Miami area in 1973. In 1978 they relocated to Superior, Arizona. All these [...]
Edward Francis Schmidt Jr., 91, of Mesa, Arizona passed away Monday October 1, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. Mr. Schmidt was born in Brooklyn, New York. Contributions may be made in Mr. Schmidt’s honor to Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1244 S. Power Rd, Mesa, Arizona 85206. Please specify for Religious Education or Masses. Services for Mr. [...]
Thomas Steven Scott Killian, 24, passed away Friday, September 28, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Visitation is scheduled from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Saturday, October 6th at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel 7900 E. Main St. Mesa (480) 832-2850.
Pedro (Pete) Gonzalez Galvan, 75, residing in Mesa, AZ, passed away in his home Sept. 29, 2012 from natural causes. He was born July 7, 1937 in Hondo, TX to Domingo and Vicenta Galvan. Shortly after, his parents along with Pete, his 2 older brothers and 1 younger sister relocated to Artesia, NM. He was [...]
Sylvia M. Featherston, 90, of Apache Junction, AZ passed away Saturday, September 29, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Featherston was born in Clay County, MN. She is survived by her son, A. Lee Featherston, Jr., her brothers Vernon and Raymond Solwold, six grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Services 12:00 pm Thursday October 4, 2012 at Mountain View Funeral [...]