CMSgt James (Jim) J. Larsen (USAF, Ret)

CMSgt James (Jim) J. Larsen (USAF, Ret)

CMSgt. James (Jim) J. Larsen (USAF, Ret.) slipped the surly bonds of earth on June 28, 2017 at his home in  Mesa, Arizona. Born on September 30, 1927 in Milwaukee, WI, James served proudly in the US Navy during WWII, transferring to the US Air Force, where his tours...
Bertha Mae Strakes

Bertha Mae Strakes

Bertha Mae Strakes, 90, beloved wife of Jim, passed away on June 23, 2017 in Mesa, Arizona.  Bertha was born in Bridgeport, Texas.  She was a graduate of Mt. San Antonio College of Nursing in Walnut, California. Bertha leaves behind her husband of 61 years, James...

Rebecca Dell Countryman

Rebecca Dell Countryman was born May 4th, 1935 and passed on June 23rd, 2017. She was preceded in death by parents Ida and John Riley, stepmother Edna; Brothers Rudolph and Harold, Sister Lois Warren and son Thomas Tindle (1987.) Survived by Sister Glenda Carrollo and...
Bernard J. Cogswell

Bernard J. Cogswell

Bernard J. Cogswell, born 1959 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on June 21, 2017 surrounded by his family members. Bernard was born to predeceased parents, Richard Sr. and Lina I. Cogswell. Bernard leaves behind three living brothers, Richard Jr.,...
Patricia Ann Furr

Patricia Ann Furr

Patricia Ann Furr died Friday, June 23, 2017 in her home.  Mrs. Furr, a retiree from the Tempe Union High School District, was born in Taloga, Oklahoma on June 10, 1933.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Furr, and her parents Aron and Winnie Graves as...
Gerald L. Prunty

Gerald L. Prunty

Gerald L. Prunty 1928- 2017 Gerald L. Prunty, 88, formerly of Colchester, Illinois, died Wednesday, June 21st  at a nursing facility near his home in Apache Junction, Arizona. Gerald was born July 19th, 1928, the son of Morris and Marie Prunty in Denver, Illinois. Mr....
Lillian K. Vicentijevic

Lillian K. Vicentijevic

Lillian K. Vicentijevic, 82, of Mesa, AZ died peacefully at home on June 20, 2017. Born in Butternut, WI, she was the youngest of 7 children born to Albin and Jusefa Podrez. She worked many years at J.I. Case Co. in Racine, WI as a certified Professional Secretary,...
Nina Glee Pitzer

Nina Glee Pitzer

  Nina Glee Pitzer, 96, of Gilbert, Arizona, passed away June 20, 2017.  She was born in Coburg, Iowa, on December 6, 1920.  Nina and her husband, John Warren Pitzer, lived many of their early years farming in Avoca, Iowa, and then moved to Underwood, Iowa, to farm...
Robert Edward Wooldridge

Robert Edward Wooldridge

Robert Edward Wooldridge was born to Lysle A. Wooldridge and Elgia Fern Reese on December 25, 1922 on a farm east of Maynard, Iowa.  He was the second child, Ilene was born January 14, 1922 and Gene Lysle arrived on April 16, 1924.  At age five, the family moved to...
Gary Lee Rabe

Gary Lee Rabe

Gary Lee Rabe, 58, passed away the evening of Saturday, June 17, 2017 at home. He was born on July 7, 1958 in Lima, Ohio to William and Pauline (Elwer) Rabe, who have preceded him in death. On August 29, 1981, he married his soul mate Susan Pieraccini.  They had been...