Our Obituaries

Ricardo Garma Sumoba

April 26, 1932 - October 20, 2014

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Donald Gary Stevens

April 10, 1949 - October 19, 2014

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Pedro Valladares

October 16, 1937 - October 16, 2014

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Lorraine Haviland

May 10, 1922 - October 16, 2014

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Joanne DUNN

August 2, 1932 - October 15, 2014

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JoAnne Hamer Dunn

August 2, 1932 - October 15, 2014

Joanne Hamer Dunn, 82, of Tempe, Arizona passed away on 15 October 2014. Joanne was born the second of August, 1932 in Ada, Oklahoma to Raymond and Josephine Bullock Hamer. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Edgar Dunn, and two sons, Raymond of Tampa, Florida and Lee of San Angelo, Texas, and by her sister, Bobbie Gardner of Bella Vista, Arkansas. Services will be at Saint Matthew's...
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Carole C. Tucker

December 5, 1942 - October 14, 2014

Tucker, Carole 71 of Sun Lakes, AZ passed away on October 14, 2014. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on December 05, 1942. Carole was a school teacher and retired from Prudential Ins., Co. Carole is survived by her husband Woody, sons Bart & Jeff and their spouses Lisa and Joe and grandson, Brandon. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 11am at Valley of the Sun...
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Gertie Olive Stine

July 22, 1932 - October 12, 2014

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Kenneth C. Leisy

June 28, 1918 - October 11, 2014

Kenneth C. Leisy of Sun Lakes, Arizona passed away on October 11, 2014. He was born is Portland, Oregon on June 28, 1918. Prior to moving to Arizona, he was a long time resident of Portland, Oregon, where in 1969, he retired from the Portland Police Department after 27 years of service. In 1971, he retired from the U.S. Army as a Major in the Military Police Corps. Also in 1971, he was a...
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Theodore Paul Sulski

May 4, 1936 - October 11, 2014

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Ruth Kathryn McLachlan

February 5, 1926 - October 11, 2014

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Mark Thomas Buessing

July 28, 1952 - October 10, 2014

Mark Thomas Buessing was a well-respected business leader, husband, father, and good friend. He was born in Wichita, KS on July 28, 1952 to Mary and Barney Buessing. He and his family moved to Mesa, AZ in 1960. After graduating from Seton High School in 1970, he attended Mesa Community College for two years. In 1976, Mark and his brother Tom opened Apache Auto Wrecking. A savvy businessman, Mark...
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Blanche Mary La Celle

December 29, 1948 - October 10, 2014

Our loving mother, sister, family member, and friend to many, Blanche Mary LaCelle, 65 has passed away on October 10, 2014. Born in Detroit, MI on December 29, 1948 and lived for the last 12 years in Chandler, Arizona. Blanche graduated from Long Beach State with her Bachelor's degree in Accounting. She had a successful career working as CFO of THAW (Subsidiary of REI) and Vice President of...
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Harvey Louis Strube

June 9, 1934 - October 9, 2014

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Oakley TERRY

March 7, 1932 - October 8, 2014

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Louise Lillian Byrd

March 30, 1928 - October 8, 2014

Louise L. Byrd was a loving, supportive wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, who had it all. She was a career homemaker with many friends of many ages, an avid reader, enjoyed having fun, and the best cook in the world. Louise is survived by her 3 loving sons, their families, including 2 granddaughters, and 3 great granddaughters. Services will be held at Valley Of The Sun Funeral...
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Oakley TERRY

March 7, 1932 - October 8, 2014

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Oscar D. Easterly

May 21, 1935 - October 6, 2014

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Mary I. BELL

November 10, 1934 - October 6, 2014

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James J. Pate

September 1, 1930 - October 6, 2014

84, passed away peacefully on October 6, 2014. Lt.C, US Army retired, he served in Korea, Vietnam and as ROTC instructor at the University of Arizona. Upon his retirement, he served as Athletic Director of Pima Community College, and an Olympic archery coach. He has two Masters Degrees in history and educational administration, and a PhD in Public Administration from the University of Arizona. As...
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Grace E. Schneidmiller

June 3, 1924 - October 6, 2014

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Mary Frances

July 4, 1933 - October 6, 2014

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Braydon Lynn Curtis

May 25, 2006 - October 5, 2014

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Melvin Sanford

September 16, 1923 - October 5, 2014

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Melvin H. Sanford

September 16, 1923 - October 5, 2014

Melvin Sanford 9/16/1923 - 10/5/2014Melvin Henry Sanford passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the age of 91 after a short illness. He was born in Ft Worth, Texas, raised in California and Ohio, with his brother, Wallace and sister, Dorothy. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1942, served with honor in World War II, survived being wounded at Saipan. Following the war, he attended and...
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JoAnn L. Bradley

February 28, 1932 - October 5, 2014

Mrs Jo Ann L. Bradley, formerly Mrs. Jo Ann L. Davis (maiden name: Fink), passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. She was born on Feb. 28, 1932, in Lovell, Wyoming to William Fink and Helen (Korell) Fink. Jo Ann has gone to dance with all of her angels. She was a wonderful and loving mother and grandmother to all of us. We will miss her smile and her laughter everyday. She was...
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Robert A. Snarski

June 27, 1940 - October 4, 2014

Snarski, Robert A, 74 of Gilbert, AZ passed away on October 4, 2014. He is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Eldeen, his son Scott (Diana) Snarski, daughter Shelley (John) Rosander, and grandsons; Colin, Conner and Cole. He is predeceased by his parents Fred and Victoria Snarski, brother Frederick, and granddaughter Megan. Robert was born in Chicago, IL on June 27, 1940 and moved to...
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James Raymond Chambers

September 17, 1949 - October 4, 2014

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Esther L. Hernandez

December 13, 1941 - October 4, 2014

Esther L. Hernandez 72 of Chandler, AZ. is survived by her 3 children; Anna Pilotte, Anthony Hernandez, and Paul Hernandez. Her 5 grandchildren, sisters Vera Ulibarri, Emily Garcia, Stella Lara, and her brother Roman HernandezArrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Gerald M. Edson

February 13, 1932 - October 3, 2014

Gerald M. Edson 82, of Mesa, Arizona passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 03, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife Beverly and his daughter Tracey. He is survived by his son Jeffrey (Cynthia,) Granddaughters Shawna and Sarah and great granddaughter Skylah.Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ.
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Guohong Deng

September 12, 1969 - October 2, 2014

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Jeanne C. Chavez

January 16, 1941 - October 1, 2014

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James R. Swan

October 17, 1928 - September 30, 2014

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Michael Palmer

February 17, 1947 - September 29, 2014

Palmer, Michael F., 67, of Sun Lakes, AZ passed away on September 29, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Virginia (Ginny), his son, Kevin Michael and his "furry canine kids," Gidget, Mimi, Paco and Tia. A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7PM at the Sun Lakes Chapel, 9240 E. Sun Lakes Blvd. N., (across from the Sun Lakes...
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Myrtle L. Moore

February 8, 1924 - September 29, 2014

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Antonio Butchshard Foster

August 9, 1978 - September 27, 2014

Antonio Butchshard Foster, was born August 9, 1978 at St. Therese Hospital, Waukegan, Illinois. Antonio was called home September 27, 2014, Chandler, Arizona. There will be a visitation on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 5-9pm at Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, 10940 E Chandler Heights Rd. Chandler, Arizona. Please visit www.valleyofthesunfuneralhome.com for more service information...
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Irma Fae Shapiro

October 3, 1925 - September 26, 2014

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Prisca Ncube

September 23, 1964 - September 25, 2014

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Ben Ray Phillips

September 9, 1919 - September 25, 2014

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Barbara Weinberger

October 29, 1923 - September 24, 2014

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John E. Stoner

November 30, 1922 - September 24, 2014

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Marolynn Watson

April 22, 1942 - September 23, 2014

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Thomas Edward Walmsley

October 20, 1918 - September 21, 2014

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George M. Lang

December 28, 1928 - September 21, 2014

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Jayson Ryan Anderson

September 29, 1973 - September 21, 2014

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Robert Willard Baresel

August 12, 1932 - September 20, 2014

Robert W. Baresel 82 of Gilbert, Arizona, formerly of California, passed away on September 20, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Christ's Greenfield Lutheran Church located at 425 N. Greenfield Rd., Gilbert, AZ. 85234. Arrangements entrusted to Valley of the Sun Funeral Home, Chandler, AZ.
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William L. Longnecker

December 29, 1946 - September 19, 2014

Remember MeFill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in...
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Barbara T. Land

March 12, 1943 - September 19, 2014

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Theresa Y. Dugay

November 16, 1922 - September 18, 2014

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Michele D. Hicks

December 11, 1963 - September 13, 2014

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Eileen Louise Vance

October 29, 1918 - September 13, 2014

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Mary M. Edmiston

February 8, 1930 - September 13, 2014

Mary Magdalene (Maggie) Blankenship Edmiston age 84 was born in Flora, Illinois. February 8, 1930, to parents Alexius and Ruth (Hadden) Blankenship.Maggie was a resident of Chandler, Arizona since 1992 after retiring from the city of Orange, California. She was a supervisor for Community/Planning- Building Division. Ill health forced her to retirement.In 1949 she married Bill Edmiston and...
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Gabriel Briones Rodriguez

May 25, 1969 - September 11, 2014

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Mary Jane McChesney

December 24, 1956 - September 9, 2014

~ Remember Me ~Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile...
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Gary Richard Bachand

July 7, 1961 - September 8, 2014

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Floyd A. Bean

April 28, 1917 - September 7, 2014

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Floyd A. Bean

April 28, 1917 - September 7, 2014

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Wilferd Daniel BORGSTADT

March 6, 1930 - September 6, 2014

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Carmine Morga

March 8, 1922 - September 6, 2014

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Wilferd D. Borgstadt

March 6, 1930 - September 6, 2014

Wilferd (Will) Borgstadt died September 6, 2014, in Grain Valley, Missouri. Together with his twin brother, Will was born March 6, 1930, on the family farm in Concordia, Missouri, the last of five boys born to Selma and Delmar Borgstadt. Growing up on the farm, Will learned to build, fix and repair most anything-a trait he carried throughout his life. Will served in the Army during the Korean...
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Carmine J. Morga

March 8, 1922 - September 6, 2014

Carmine J. MorgaCarmine Joseph Morga passed away on Saturday, September 6, 2014 with his family by his side. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Laura. He is survived by his 2 children and their spouses, 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Carmine was born in NYC to Emma and Louis Morga. He was raised in Corona, NY along with his 5 brothers and 5 sisters. Carmine was a...
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Mary Elizabeth Chapman

September 5, 1928 - September 6, 2014

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Joyce Ann Greenough

May 4, 1944 - September 6, 2014

Joyce Ann Greenough, 70, who was born in Conneaut, Ohio, died peacefully in her sleep, next to her husband of 48 years, Kenneth George Greenough, at 10:00 p.m., on September 6, 2014. Born May 4, 1944 in Conneaut, Ohio, she is predeceased by her parents, Marieta Ely Hall and Kenneth George Hall of Conneaut, and survived by her loving brothers Tom and Dave Hall. Joyce was the most honorable and...
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Norma Grace Kroeger

November 22, 1926 - September 6, 2014

Norma Grace Kroeger, 87, of Chandler passed away on September 6, 2014. She was born November 22, 1926 in Logan Iowa. Norma leaves behind many family and friends in both Arizona and Iowa. She loved all sports, she also enjoyed arts and crafts. She is preceded in death by her parents, siblings and her husband Robert. She is survived by her daughters, Debra Schweickart (Clark) and Diana White ...
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Stephen Paul Vlahovic

July 28, 1950 - September 5, 2014

~ I am Free ~Don't grieve for me, for now I'm freeTo follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,To love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,For I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,Then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,Oh...
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Elizabeth Katherine STOKES

November 6, 1927 - September 4, 2014

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Elizabeth Katherine STOKES

November 6, 1927 - September 4, 2014

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Donald Hurley

August 23, 1927 - September 3, 2014

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Donald Clarence Hurley

August 23, 1927 - September 3, 2014

DONALD HURLEYDonald Clarence Hurley, 87, died peacefully September 3, 2014 at home surrounded by two of his sons and his daughter. He is survived by his sister, Evelyn Gertsch of Arizona; his four children, Stephen Hurley of Indiana, Mark Hurley of Arizona, Gene and Sarah Hurley of Nevada, and Joan Flippo of Arizona; 13 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Services were held at Valley of the...
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Bernice Joyce Wedelstedt

July 19, 1923 - August 31, 2014

~ Miss Me, But Let Me Go ~When I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on...
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Jenny Lynn Rayder

April 3, 1972 - August 31, 2014

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Matilda E. Quinn

April 23, 1929 - August 30, 2014

Quinn, Matilda (Tillie), (nee Dosen), 85, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on August 30, 2014. Born in Chicago, Illinois to Rose & Matt Dosen, Tillie ventured to Arizona with her husband, Richard, in 1985. Preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Richard, great granddaughter, Kyah Quinn, brothers John, Michael, Martin, Paul & Joseph, sisters Ann Lotito, Katherine O'Janovac, Lucy...
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Rubin H. Morrison

April 22, 1929 - August 29, 2014

Rubin "Ruby" Morrison, 85, of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away peacefully on August 29, 2014 from cancer. Rubin was born on April 22, 1929 to Gussie and Isidor Morrison in Brooklyn, New York. Rubin received his degree in accounting from CCNY and married Adele Berkowitz in 1963. Rubin worked in several different aspects of the Real Estate Industry for 30 years. In 1977, Rubin with family...
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Dorine C. Bradley

December 24, 1926 - August 29, 2014

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Robert Roy Van Nimwegen

October 8, 1924 - August 28, 2014

Robert Roy Van Nimwegen 89, passed away on August 28, 2014. He was born October 8, 1924, son of Dorothy and Andrew Van Nimwegen, in Alton, Iowa. He joined the Army Air Corps in World War II as a B-24 pilot. After the war he attended Iowa State University and received a degree in engineering. He received his Master's degree from UCLA. He retired as Chief Scientist at Garrett Air Research after...
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Beverly Jean Clark

March 14, 1929 - August 27, 2014

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Jeanette M. Williams

January 6, 1925 - August 25, 2014

Jeanette M. Williams - age 89, of Chandler, Arizona passed away on August 25, 2014. She was born January 6, 1925 in Sturbridge, MA to Joseph L. Leduc and Yvonne I. Pontbriand Leduc. Jeanette joined the Women's Army Air Force in 1945 and served as a surgical and medical assistant at Fort George Wright in Spokane, WA. In 1948, she married Philip Williams and they had three children, Stephan...
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James Walter Swistara

February 9, 1947 - August 23, 2014

Swistara, James Walter passed into the arms of the Lord on August 23rd. Jim was born in Berwyn, Illinois, on February 9, 1947, the son of Walter and Casimira (Kubala) Swistara. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Mary Therese, nee Boyd; his uncle, Raymond Swistara; many cousins in Illinois; and Jim and Mary's little pal Banjo. Jim was a gentle and caring man whose warmth and...
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Lyle D. Lyons

September 26, 1930 - August 23, 2014

Lyle Dean Lyons, 83, of Sun Lakes, AZ, passed away Saturday, August 23 2014. He is survived by his wife Lucille (Kaffar); a daughter Lisa Lyons, M.D. (Timothy Walker) of St. Paul, MN; a son Scott (Kathie) Lyons of Gilbert, AZ; five grandchildren: Justin and Lacey Lyons, Horace, Juno, and Johna Walker; one sister Eileen Dominicak of Lakeside, CA; two brothers: Donald (Sally) Lyons of Wildomar, CA...
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Howard James Mays

September 30, 1920 - August 22, 2014

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Roger R. Heinrich

November 2, 1929 - August 22, 2014

Roger Heinrich, 84, of Chandler, Arizona, passed away on August 21, 2014. He was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.Roger is survived by his wife, Mickey, his children, Leonard, Joni, Roger and Janice, and his grandchildren, Kristina, Laura, Nathan and Sarah. He is also survived by his sister Ruth Haskell, and his nieces and nephews of Sacramento, California.Roger is a veteran of World War II, Korea...
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Helen L. Sherard

April 13, 1924 - August 21, 2014

Sherard, Helen L 90 of Walnut Creek CA passed away on August 21, 2014. Helen was born in Auburn NE and was a resident of Rossmoor for 37 years after living in Wyoming, Alaska and Chile. Helen enjoyed golf, water aerobics, gardening, bridge, reading and crossword puzzles. She is pre-deceased by her husband Thurman and daughter Judith. Helen is survived by her daughter Susan Sherard,...
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Melinda Rae O'Leyar

September 21, 1957 - August 20, 2014

Melinda Rae O'Leyar 56 of Maricopa, Arizona passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on August 20, 2014. Melinda is survived by her loving husband for over 36 years, Richard O'Leyar and their 3 wonderful children Joshua, Adam and Laura O'Leyar. Melinda is also survived by her grandchildren Josha, Kaydance, Michael O'Leyar, Victoria Favella, and Melinda's sister Susan...
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Parker Ryan Hargis

February 10, 2012 - August 19, 2014

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Dorothy E. Desjardins

March 1, 1923 - August 19, 2014

In Memory of Dorothy Gotch DesjardinsMarch 1, 1923 - August 19, 2014Dorothy Eloise Gotch Desjardins passed away on August 19, 2014. She is survived by her two children Carol Russell, Larry Stelow and his spouse Brenda Stelow and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. Dorothy was raised in Indiana. Throughout her life Dorothy was a generous, giving, and caring...
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Clementine A. Rigoglioso

April 25, 1927 - August 19, 2014

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Eldon D. MORTENSEN

December 13, 1921 - August 18, 2014

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Eldon Delon Mortensen

December 13, 1921 - August 18, 2014

Was born December 13, 1921 in Tolleson, AZ. and passed August 18, 2014. Eldon was a son, brother, uncle, father, husband, grandfather, great grandfather, Air Force pilot, accountant, student, hunter, horseman, animal lover and photographer. He served his country in the Air Force as a pilot for 30 years and was a true patriot to his country. He was active in the Arizona quarter horse racing...
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Kevin John Moriarty

August 22, 1978 - August 17, 2014

Kevin J. Moriarty, 35, of Gilbert, AZ was called home on August 17, 2014. He was born on August 22, 1978 in Plainfield, NJ. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Edward and Margaret Lang and mother-in-law Della Butler. He is survived by his wife Erica, their children Madison and Mason, his mother Maryanne Moriarty, sister Maureen (William) Albert and brother Brian (Karrie) Moriarty. Kevin...
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Donna Mae Stockton

September 17, 1931 - August 16, 2014

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Mark Albert Dirrigl

July 1, 1960 - August 16, 2014

Mark A. Dirrigl 54 of Phoenix, Arizona passed away suddenly on August 16th, 2014. Predeceased by his father Albert Dirrigl, father-in-law William Feathers, and mother-in-law Dolores Feathers. Survived by his wife Tamie Feathers Dirrigl, son Jamie, mother Louise Dirrigl, Sister Mary Louise Dirrigl, Brothers Bill (Karen) Dirrigl, Todd (Jill) Dirrigl, and sisters-in-law Sheri (Mark) Smith,...
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Dixie Lucille Smith

August 10, 1930 - August 14, 2014

Dixie Lucille Smith, 84 of Chandler, AZ formerly of Tempe, AZ, passed away on August 14, 2014. Dixie was a devoted wife, loving mother, and warmhearted Grandmother. She was preceded in death by her childhood sweetheart and husband, Homer Dallas Smith. Survived by her four children, Richard K. (Nancy) Smith, of Fallbrook, CA, Ronald K. Smith (Wendy Baker) of Tempe, AZ, Patricia N. ...
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Donald J. Middleton

August 23, 1926 - August 12, 2014

Donald J. Middleton 87 of Sun Lakes, Arizona passed away on August 12, 2014. No services will be held at this time. Donald will be laid to rest at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, California due to being a WWII Navy Veteran. Arrangements under the direction of Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, AZ. www.valleyofthesunfuneralhome.com.
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Mary C. Clarkin

July 23, 1926 - August 12, 2014

Clarkin, Mary C. (Kay)-88 of Chandler, AZ., passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Kay was born in rural St. Paul to Ray and Beatrice (Beachner) George. Beatrice passed away when Kay was three years old. Kay was later raised by Ray and Frances (Brogan) George. Kay retired from Providence Hospital, Waco, TX., after being a medical transcriptionist for thirty years. Kay was preceded in death...
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Joy L. Coffinger

June 14, 1935 - August 10, 2014

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Thomas Holliday Webster

February 16, 1945 - August 9, 2014

Thomas Holliday Webster IV, of San Tan Valley, AZ, passed away on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the age of 69. He was born in Baltimore, MD on February 16, 1945. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Rosemary. his daughter Jennifer, his son Brian, his grandchildren Jaxson & Shayley Webster and Landyne, Zachary & Noah Olive, and his beloved dogs Gracie Rose and Buddy Holly. Tom...
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Ronald E. Zlotkowski

November 1, 1937 - August 8, 2014

Ronald E. Zlotkoswki - age 76, passed away in Chandler, AZ on Friday, August 8, 2014 following an extended illness. He was born and raised in the Chicago, IL area, the son of William and Helen (Balcerak) Zlotkowski. After working for many years in the steel industry, Ron and his wife retired to Arizona where he enjoyed the fact that he did not have to shovel any more snow! He was preceded in...
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Armando Huerta

October 5, 1930 - August 7, 2014

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Dona Carriger

December 1, 1941 - August 5, 2014

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Dona Carriger

December 1, 1941 - August 5, 2014

~ Remember Me ~Fill not your hearts with pain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, the laughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leaving causes pain and grief, my going has eased my hurt,and given me relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as I am now, but as I used to be.Because, I will remember you all,and look on with a smile...
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