Obituaries for November, 2012

Brunson, Claudette L.

Claudette L. Lloyd Brunson (81) of Mesa, Arizona, died November 29, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. She was born August 18, 1931, in Salt Lake City, Utah to of Frank B. and Mary Dedrick Lloyd. She married John M. Brunson September 13, 1950 in the L.D.S. Salt Lake Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a […]

Stephens, Ray

Ray Stephens passed away Wednesday afternoon November 28, 2012 at the age of 80. He was born in Proctor, TX February 5, 1932 and lived a full and courageous life achieving many accomplishments. Ray was an underground miner in San Manuel, AZ for 20 years. He moved to Missouri bought an 11 acre farm and […]

Swierczynski, Lois

Lois Swierczynski of Mesa, AZ passed away November 26, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Lois was born April 8, 1944 to Anna Marie “Rose” Panzica and Michael Pervan. She is survived by great beloved husband, Gerald Swierczynski, beloved mother of grateful sons Thomas (Kallie) and Robert (Jing) Swierczynski, and loving grandmother to Sophia Swierczynski. Lois will […]

Cole, Fannie T.

Fannie T. Cole, 93 of Mesa, AZ passed away Tuesday November 27, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Cole, a furniture store owner, was born in Irvine, KY. She is survived by her husband Harry S. Cole, son Tommy K. (Barbara) Jackson, stepdaughter Harriet A. (Tom) Lee, stepsons Shelton Cole and William Cole, grandson Tommy K. […]

Welsh, Annella Sturges

Annella Sturges Welsh, 92, of Mesa, AZ passed away Saturday November 24, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Welsh, a retired office manager for a title company, was born in Jerome, ID. She is survived by her daughter Shirley (Robert), son William (Nancy) Sturges, daughter Sheryl (Rick) Dannelley, 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded […]

Young, Evelyn R.

Evelyn R. Young, 74 of Tempe, AZ, passed away on November 23, 2012. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM Weds. November 28, 2012 with a visitation starting at 3:00 PM at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel 7900 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85207 (480) 832-2850 Family suggests contributions be made to Hospice of […]

Wells, Dorothy B.

Dorothy B. Wells, 91 of Mesa, Arizona, passed away on Thursday November 22, 2012. Services will be at 10:00 am Thursday November 29, 2012 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel, 7900 E. Main St., Mesa, AZ

Simons, Irene (Renee) Marie

Renee P. Simons of Mesa, AZ passed away Saturday Nov. 17, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. She was 65. Renee was born Oct. 15, 1947 in San Fernando, CA to Laurence and Irene Perea. Mrs. Simons was a Retired Manager in the Center of Excellence of the Manufacturing Shop at The Boeing Company. She is survived […]

Sanders, Linda A.

Linda A. Sanders passed away Monday morning November 19, 2012 at the age of 73 in the arms of her beloved husband Thomas E. Sanders at their home in Mesa, AZ. Born in Norwalk, CT May 2, 1939, she lived a full and courageous life, all the while enduring Spina Bifida. Throughout her life she […]

Cowens, Larry

Larry Cowens, 55, of Avondale, AZ passed away unexpectedly on November 15, 2012. He was born on November 19, 1956 in Phoenix, AZ to Louis and Dale Cowens. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Dale, as well as his brother David. He is survived by his partner of 38 years, Diane; […]

Ott, Norman Walter

Norman Walter Ott, age 83, departed this life to be with Jesus, his Lord and Savior, on November 14, 2012.   Norm was born in Scribner, Nebraska on December 19, 1928 to Walter Ott and Anna Moderow.  His family moved to Santa Ana, California in 1942.  He was baptized in Nebraska in January 1929 and confirmed […]

Helms, Dale J.

Dale J. Helms, 93 of Mesa, AZ passed away November 8, 2012 in Litchfield Park, AZ. Mr. Helms was born in Muncie, IN. He was an engineer and draftsman at Maxon Corporation for 45 years. He is survived by his daughters Gale G. (Jim) Garrett and Joan S. (John) Shotts, 3 grandchildren: Andrea Garrett Blair, […]

Mayes, Joanna

 Joanna Mayes, 93 of Mesa passed away on November 10,2012. She was born on September 12, 1919 in Chandler, AZ. Joanna is survived by her grandchildren, Jesse White, Tiffanie Fuston, and granddog, Shotzee, nieces and a favorite nephew, Douglass McDonald (Gabrielle). She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis and daughter, Annie Mayes. Funeral […]

Countryman, Don C.

Don C. Countryman, 75 of Sun Lakes, Arizona passed away November 9, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. Mr. Countryman was born in Greenfield, Ohio in 1937. He is survived by his daughter, 5 sons, 2 sisters, 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10:00 am Wednesday November 14, 2012 at Mountain View Cemetery, 7900 […]

Updike, Dorothy Isabelle

Dorothy Isabelle (Gibbs) Updike was born on January 26, 1933, to John and Gladys Gibbs in Newcastle, Wyoming. She attended Clifton Country School and other country schools in Wyoming. Ice skating in the winter, and fishing and camping in the summer were her favorite activities while growing up. She was involved in 4-H Club for […]