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Ataullah Foroughi

January 19, 1930 - February 10, 2016


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Breanna Miquel Farmer

November 10, 1993 - February 9, 2016

Breanna Miquel Farmer passed away on February 9, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born on November 10, 1993 in Phoenix. Although Bree Bree was 22 years old she was our little girl always smiling and cheerful. She loved going to the park, laughing, her black balloons and just enjoying life. Her pure sweet heart was irresistible to anyone who knew her. Breanna is survived by her parents...
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Matthew A. Wallus

September 15, 1938 - February 9, 2016

Matthew Wallus of Sun City, Arizona passed away February 10, 2016 was a Michigan resident. Half his life he was a bus driver for 37 years is survived by his wife of 53 years Joan and his children Mike and Heather. Many grand children and great grand children will be cremated and remains in Wallus bench at Resthaven Cemetery.
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Iris Beryl Turner

July 28, 1936 - February 6, 2016


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Thach Thi Nguyen

October 20, 1934 - February 5, 2016


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Daniel Paul Choate

March 9, 1920 - February 5, 2016

Daniel P. Choate, a resident of Hemphill, TX for the last 25 years died Friday, February 5, 2016. He was born March 9, 1920 and he was 95 years of age. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the US Navy. He made a career as a sheet metal worker in the construction industry. There will be a visitation for family and friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at West Resthaven...
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Albert A. George

June 24, 1947 - February 3, 2016


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Ronald Lee Jarrell

November 5, 1938 - January 31, 2016

Ronald Lee Jarrell passed away on January 31, 2016. He was born on November 5, 1938 in Phoenix to the late Frank and Beulah Jarrell. Ron is survived by his loving wife Charlotte, three children Debbie (Jack) Latham, Vicki (David) Pascucci & Keith (Stacey) Jarrell, brother Robert Jarrell, nine grandchildren Kayla McDaniel, Chelsie (Jeremy) Schlesinger, Challis Pascucci, Tyler Jarrell,...
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Alejandrina Jasso

January 15, 1926 - January 30, 2016


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Ruth N. Lee

December 31, 1919 - January 30, 2016


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Alejandrina Jasso

January 15, 1926 - January 30, 2016


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Eugene Raymond Cocco

October 15, 1928 - January 29, 2016

Eugene Raymond Cocco passed away January 29, 2016. He was born in Wilmington, DE on October 15, 1928 to the late Giovanni and Tulia Cocco. Eugene is survived by his wife Peggy, eight children Paula Geiser, Eugene Cocco, Thomas Cocco, Eugene Jr. "Gino" (Maureen) Cocco, Debra (Jim) Iglesias, Gregory (Sally) Cocco, Timothy (Cathy) Childs and Rick Cocco; two sisters Viola Borsello & Helen...
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Mary Felicitas Perez

February 16, 1916 - January 27, 2016

Mary Felicitas "Licha" Perez passed away peacefully on January 27, 2016. She was 20 days away from celebrating her 100th birthday. Licha was born on February 16, 1916 in Sonora, Mexico to the late Martin and Loretta Palma. She was preceded in death, in 2000, by her husband Severo with whom she shared 63 years of marriage. They raised their family in Morenci, AZ and retired to Phoenix in 1976....
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Katherine KIDO

March 22, 1926 - January 26, 2016


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Barbara King

December 31, 1936 - January 25, 2016


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Barbara Dawn King

December 31, 1936 - January 25, 2016


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Jaime Inocencio Martinez

January 23, 2016 - January 24, 2016


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Elena Pedroza Burruel

December 7, 1943 - January 24, 2016

Elena "Helen" Burruel passed away on January 24, 2016. She was born on December 7, 1943 in San Bernardino, CA. Helen is survived by her husband of 44 years Refugio "Leo" Burruel, son Jason (Darla) Burruel, daughter Patricia (Ralph) Ortega, three sisters Dolores Wheatly, Rosemary Tuten & Gloria Rodriguez and four grandchildren Eden Burruel, Taryn Burruel, Brogan Burruel and Alex Ortega. ...
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Jean ARNOLD

June 5, 1922 - January 23, 2016


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Alan Jay Langston

April 17, 1953 - January 22, 2016

Langston, Alan Jay62 of Peoria, AZ passed away January 22, 2016. Alan was born in Swindon, England on April 17th, 1953, to Sue Anna (Pitchford) and AJ Langston. Being a military family, he grew up in several cities around the world. He joined the US Air Force in 1969 following the death of his father. Upon Alan's honorable discharge he attended and graduated from the Maricopa Community...
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Susan Susan Vellutato

April 17, 1939 - January 22, 2016


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Tomasa H. GALVAN

October 14, 1930 - January 21, 2016


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Tomasa Galvan

October 14, 1930 - January 21, 2016


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Joan C. Sisco

January 26, 1931 - January 20, 2016


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Barbara Ann Lawless

September 3, 1931 - January 20, 2016

Barbara Ann Lawless (Garvey) passed away January 20, 2016. She was born September 3, 1931, in Minneapolis, MN and moved to Culver City, CA in 1945. She married Michael Lawless on August 23, 1952, they moved to Pomona, CA in 1954 and then to AZ in 1975.She is survived by her loving husband Michael, 9 children: Theresa Gingg (Conrad), Kevin (Debi), Megan Heckel (Wylie), Erin Werner (Philip), Sean...
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Joan C. Sisco

January 26, 1931 - January 20, 2016

Joan Claire Anderlan Lindgren Sisco passed into the Lords arms on January 20, 2016. She was born January 26, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri to Oliver Conrad Anderlan and Gertrude Marie Knichel. Joan and family moved to Phoenix Arizona in 1963. Joan was the twin sister of Jean Anderlan Moreland and younger sister of Marian Anderlan Shrum. All preceded her in death. Joan first married Gene Lindgren...
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Dewane Lee Nordby

July 26, 1964 - January 18, 2016


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Beatriz Guirado Cobos

September 22, 1930 - January 18, 2016

Beatriz Guirado Cobos, 85, of Peoria, Arizona passed away peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2016. Beatriz was born on September 22, 1930 to Eduardo Enrique Guirado and Maria de Concepcion Armenta Guirado, in Navojoa, Sonora, Mexico. She was the fourth of five children. While working as a Pharmacy Assistant, she met Ricardo Palacios Cobos. They were married on September 22, 1957 and moved to the...
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Frederick J. Teschner

July 21, 1940 - January 15, 2016


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Vanette WOODWARD

January 21, 1929 - January 13, 2016


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Vanette Marie Woodward

January 21, 1929 - January 13, 2016

Woodward, Vanette MarieVanette Marie Woodward, 86, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away January 13, 2016. She was born in Avon, Illinois to the late Rex and Ethel Stevens on January 21, 1929. Vanette was a devoted wife who had a great love for Jesus, family, friends and pets. She is survived by her wonderful, loving, and devoted husband Henry L Woodward who she married in 1964, daughter Coralee Wolter...
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R. Elaine Ferrell

September 17, 1942 - January 13, 2016

Rose Elaine Ferrell-September 17, 1942-January 13, 2016Rose Elaine Ferrell joined our heavenly father on Wednesday January 13, 2016. Elaine was born on September 17, 1942 in Fort Wayne, IN. She was raised in Fort Wayne, graduated from Northside High School and went on to business school. Elaine worked for Merrell Lynch for over 40 years before retiring in 2002.Elaine moved to Arizona in 1980...
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Katherine Derner

November 11, 1921 - January 11, 2016


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Barbara Dawn Howell

April 3, 1936 - January 11, 2016

Howell, Barbara Dawn 79, of Glendale passed away on January11, 2016. Barbara was a woman who loved the LDS church and while her husband John Howell Sr. was alive they both taught classes for the church's people in need. Barbara was always giving back what she could. Barbara's dream is now complete of joining her Husband in heaven. She leaves behind loving Daughter DeAun Fernau, her...
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Donald Wayne BONNER

September 17, 1938 - January 10, 2016


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Annie Botterweg

February 28, 1927 - January 10, 2016


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Emilia Mireles Arizmendez

April 27, 1935 - January 9, 2016


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Dorothy Elaine Hamblen

August 3, 1927 - January 9, 2016


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Lou Santos Fernandez

January 7, 1929 - January 9, 2016


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Karla E. KLECK

November 29, 1937 - January 7, 2016


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Karla Eileen Kleck

November 29, 1937 - January 7, 2016

Kleck, Karla Eileen 78, Beloved mother, wife, sister, daughter and friend Karla Kleck passed peacefully in to the waiting arms of her mother and husband on January 7, 2016. Born in Omaha, NE Karla moved to Arizona as a young woman and raised her family here. A long time resident of Maricopa Karla enjoyed rural living. Karla was an avid sports fan and particularly loved baseball. She held season...
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Betty Ann Manies

September 17, 1936 - January 7, 2016


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Arlene Smith

August 24, 1937 - January 6, 2016

Mary "Arlene" Smith (78) passed away in Glendale, Arizona on January 6th, 2016. She was born in Helena, Georgia on August 24, 1937 to Arthur and Rita Salter.Arlene, as she liked to be called, was loved by so many people. She was one of the happiest people we all knew. She was born with not having the ability to smile due to a diagnosis she got much later in her life of Moebius Syndrome. She...
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Frances R. Arce

October 4, 1949 - January 6, 2016


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Angel Vianna Vega

April 9, 1975 - January 3, 2016

Angel Vianna Vega passed away on January 3, 2016. She was born on April 9, 1975 in Phoenix and attended Alta Loma School from kindergarten until 8th grade. Angel attended Peoria High School before transferring to Dysart High School where she graduated. At the time of her death she was attending Glendale Community College working on a degree to become a probation officer. Angel was a member...
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Eleanor Theresa Walters

September 25, 1927 - January 1, 2016

Eleanor Theresa WaltersSept. 25, 1927 to January 1st. 2016 Eleanor Walters at the age of 88 of Ozone Park New York received her wings from heaven on January 1st. 2016 She is a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be missed by her husband James Walters her children Linda Walters, Kenneth Walters, Timothy Walters, Patrick Walters and Michael Walters. Not to mention...
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James L. Crownover

November 25, 1933 - December 30, 2015


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Margaret Guth McGinley

July 11, 1924 - December 30, 2015


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James Lowral Crownover

November 25, 1933 - December 30, 2015


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Olumayokun Oso

August 18, 1956 - December 29, 2015


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Helen M. DOBBS

March 5, 1925 - December 28, 2015


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Ezequiel Michael Carrillo

July 20, 2015 - December 28, 2015

TeardropsTeardrops are falling. We embrace this sad day. A sweet little baby has just passed away.So perfect his spirit, so perfect his love,So perfect a gift from a Father above.Our child, your family is grieving this day,In our hearts God has told us why you couldn't stay.A spirit so special, so perfect, and pure,should not have the trials of this life to endure.You wanted a family, that's why...
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Armando Zambrano HERNANDEZ

April 28, 1957 - December 27, 2015


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Bobbie Jo Jenkins

March 18, 1974 - December 26, 2015


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Joann Delores Johns

November 21, 1931 - December 26, 2015


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Wanada MOORE

February 7, 1938 - December 25, 2015


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Robert V. Peterson

November 23, 1925 - December 22, 2015


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Donna Lee Scardina

December 5, 1941 - December 21, 2015

Donna Lee Scardina (Riser), age 74 passed away peacefully December 21, 2015 at Abrazo Hospital Central Campus, in Phoenix, AZ surrounded by her loving family. Donna is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years, Retired, CMSGT (USAF)Ross A. Sr. , along with her daughter, Lee A. (Laurel) Scardina of Glendale, AZ, and son, Ross A. (Lori Ann) Scardina, Jr. of Surprise, AZ . Donna (also known as...
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Rosa Castro Cabrera

August 17, 1935 - December 21, 2015

Rosa came from Zacatecas, Mexico. She passed away on December 21, 2015 in her Glendale home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her sisters Maria Chavez (Nicanor) and Elisa Soto (Nicolas), her beloved daughter Gloria (Jorge), her 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Emilio and Paula, who have been waiting...
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Keith Boyd

October 1, 1965 - December 20, 2015


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Gary Stephen Corcoran

October 10, 1951 - December 20, 2015

An Irish wake and celebration of life for Gary Corcoran, long-time Phoenix community volunteer and accessibility advocate, will be held Thursday Feb. 4 at 5 p.m. at Rosie McCaffrey's, 906 Camelback Road. Gary died Dec. 20 after a brief illness. He was 64.No one loved a challenge more than Gary, a retired auditor for the Arizona Department of Revenue, whether it was a Fortune 500 company's books,...
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Ralph A. MALMGREN

September 9, 1923 - December 19, 2015


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Ralph A. Malmgren

September 9, 1923 - December 19, 2015

Ralph A. Malmgren of Glendale, Arizona passed away on December 19, 2015 at the age of 92. Ralph was born Sept. 9, 1923, to Arthur and Lucy (Tindall) Malmgren of Fulton Orion Township, Illinois. Ralph was preceded in death by his loving wife Gilda, of 68 years on Nov. 16, just 1 month and two days ago. Ralph is survived by his two daughters; Sherry and Diana, sister Clara, granddaughters; Trena ...
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Ruth Ann Dyer

September 20, 1941 - December 17, 2015


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William H. Brown

January 7, 1934 - December 17, 2015


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Viola Lola Kochenash

December 5, 1921 - December 14, 2015


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Viola Lola Kochenash

December 5, 1921 - December 14, 2015

Viola. She didn't care for that name, so she became known as Vi, Lola, Mom, Gramma and Friend.Viola Lola Kochenash, surrounded by family, passed quietly at home on December 14, 2015On December 5, 1921 in Longmont, Colorado, she was the third child, and only girl, born to John and Lydia Magnuson. Her father fell ill and passed when she was eight and, when her mother remarried, the family moved to...
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Kimberly Kay Townsend

January 6, 1964 - December 13, 2015


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Don A. Smart

March 13, 1955 - December 13, 2015

Don Adlar Smart was born on March 13, 1955 to Haywood A. Smart and Anita Grace Brantford-Smart. He was one of six children born from his parents union. The family settled in California and Don grew up in Los Angeles. Growing up Don discovered a love of learning and movies. During his high school years he excelled academically. In addition he developed a fondness for the martial arts and...
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Kim Townsend-Ringler

January 6, 1964 - December 13, 2015

Kimberly Townsend "Ringler" of Phoenix, Arizona passed away peacefully in her home on December 13, 2015, with her longtime companion of 29 years, Keith, by her side.She was born January 6th,1964 in Connersville, Indiana to Diana Poe Townsend and Oliver Townsend. Kimberly is preceded in death by her two brothers Jeffery Ray Townsend and Christopher Paul Townsend.Kimberly is survived by the love of...
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Yvonne BOBERG

June 25, 1928 - December 12, 2015

Boberg, Yvonne (Vonnie)Vonnie Boberg passed away on December 12, 2015, in the care of Brookdale of North Glendale and Hospice of the Valley in Glendale, Arizona. Vonnie was born June 25, 1928, in Eau Claire Wisconsin to Gustav Nelson and Marion Guthrie Nelson. Vonnie graduated from Eau Claire Senior High School and the University Of Wisconsin - Madison with a degree in Education. She taught...
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Raymond L. Webb

February 27, 1940 - December 12, 2015

Raymond L. Webb, 75 Life long Phoenix, AZ resident Raymond Webb passed away peacefully at his residence on December 12, 2015 after a hard and courageous battle with cancer and heart disease. Ray was born February 27, 1940 to Ozetta and Andrew Webb. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Webb, his sister, Carol Stevens and one brother, Gary Webb who both reside here in Arizona. He is also survived...
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Vivian L. Amspoker

November 6, 1921 - December 11, 2015


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Elaine Louise Yates

August 6, 1941 - December 11, 2015

Elaine Yates of Phoenix, AZ has passed away on December 11, 2015. At the age of 74.She born August 6, 1941 in Toledo, Ohio. At the age of 6 her and her sister Ann traveled by train to Globe, AZ. Where she lived for most of her life. In 1983 she moved to Phoenix, AZ where she lived the rest of her life.She is survived by her 6 children: Roger, Timothy, Richard, Sandra, David and Crystal. She has...
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Larry Dale Stewart

March 14, 1947 - December 10, 2015


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Larry Dale STEWART

March 14, 1947 - December 10, 2015


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Maria Carrasco Venegas

October 21, 1936 - December 9, 2015

Maria Carrasco Venegas born in Laveen,AZ on 10/21/1936, passed away at age 79. She loved doting on her four grandchildren Richard Jr.(My Gordito), Cynthia(My Pretty Girl), Aubrie(My Baby), and Chris(My Corazon) as she lovingly called them. She loved cooking for everyone as she was a great cook. She was survived by her husband Juan, son Richard, daughter-in-law Yvonne, nephew Tommy Palomino....
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Kemont Malcolm Karim

April 23, 1997 - December 7, 2015


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Sally S. Mendoza

August 31, 1935 - December 7, 2015


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Carlotta A. WAGNER

September 25, 1939 - December 6, 2015


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Jean I. Grigg

June 14, 1930 - December 5, 2015


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Urbano Montes

May 25, 1930 - December 5, 2015


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Pedro Uriostegui Cuevas

October 19, 1923 - December 1, 2015


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Charlotte Ann Campbell

November 4, 1936 - December 1, 2015

Charlotte Campbell entered into eternal rest on December 1, 2015, with her family by her side, in Glendale, Arizona.She was born November 4, 1936 in Van, West Virginia, to Virgil and Hazel Martin. She grew up with four sisters and one brother in a small rural town. She married Esley Campbell in August 1954. Together they had five children. Her husband spent four years in the Air Force and that...
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Pedro Uriostegui Cuevas

October 19, 1923 - December 1, 2015


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Rozellen RYAN

May 8, 1939 - November 30, 2015


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Harlin L. Rill

January 8, 1940 - November 30, 2015


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Rozellen RYAN

May 8, 1939 - November 30, 2015


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Teddy T. Barrett

December 30, 1928 - November 30, 2015

Barrett, Teddy Thomas 86, of Peoria, Arizona was taken just five days after his beloved wife Joyce on November 30, 2015. Ted was born December 30, 1928 to Raymond and Lela Barrett in Green Forest, Arkansas. He moved to Phoenix in 1934 and graduated Phoenix Union High School in 1947. Ted was a Civil Engineer for Southern Pacific Railroad, retiring in 1989. Ted married Joyce Ann Frear in 1953, they...
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Elidia Lopez

May 9, 1930 - November 28, 2015


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Robert Paul BIELIK

August 13, 1946 - November 28, 2015


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Robert Roy Schantz

February 16, 1930 - November 27, 2015


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Joyce A. Barrett

October 17, 1931 - November 25, 2015

Barrett, Joyce Ann 84, of Peoria, Arizona passed away on November 25, 2015. Born on October 17, 1931, Joyce was the only daughter of Albert and Emma Frear. She was raised in Wauconda, Illinois, moved to Phoenix in 1951, and married Ted Barrett in 1953. They had five children: Christine Rodriguez (Litchfield Park), Philip Barrett (Murphy, TX), James Barrett (Phoenix), Lisa Prosch (Boulder, CO),...
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Joyce Elaine Goodrich

February 10, 1934 - November 25, 2015


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Gian Van Nguyen

December 9, 1936 - November 25, 2015

Phoenix - Gian Van Nguyen, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, following a brave battle with lung cancer. Mr. Nguyen is preceded in death by his wife, Oanh Thi Nguyen. Mr. Nguyen is survived by nine children: Dung Nguyen and her husband Thinh Bui, Hang Nguyen and her husband Hoang Nguyen, Diep Nguyen and her husband Son Dang, Hanh Nguyen and her husband and Nhon Nguyen, Khanh...
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Glenna BULLINER

June 28, 1943 - November 23, 2015


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Helen M. FOSTER

December 8, 1929 - November 23, 2015


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Agapita Gonzales Laborin

September 20, 1934 - November 22, 2015

Agapita "Ruby" Gonzales Laborin passed away on November 22, 2015. She was born on September 20, 1934 in Malaga, New Mexico, one of twelve children born to the late Amador and Guadalupe Gonzales. On June 11, 1967 Ruby married Domingo Laborin she is survived by him as well as a son Domingo Laborin III and a niece Magdalena Hernandez & nephew Samuel Hernandez whom she helped raise as her own. ...
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