Our Obituaries

Lois Marie Massie

September 1, 1933 - September 18, 2017

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Guy Joel Fury

September 13, 1956 - September 17, 2017

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Ronald Ray PITTS

February 3, 1949 - September 16, 2017

Ron was born in 1949 in Andalusia Alabama. His parents, Ray (John R. Pitts) and Dolly Thompkins were married in1947, after Ray returned from duty in North Africa during WWII.Ron attended school in Andalusia, played baseball and basketball, while also playing drums in the band. He taught drum lessons on weekends and during the summer. He attended college initially on a music scholarship and played...
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Candice Raymelle Corley

February 17, 1952 - September 16, 2017

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Murray ABRAMSON

June 19, 1924 - September 15, 2017

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Ella Marie McKim

March 28, 1936 - September 15, 2017

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Anna Katherine TSELENTIS

June 26, 1930 - September 15, 2017

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Edith Elaine Sutfin

September 23, 1928 - September 14, 2017

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Trinity Yasmine Thompson

May 5, 2000 - September 13, 2017

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Diane Roseen Schutt

December 12, 1944 - September 12, 2017

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Hilde Sofie Gawera

August 21, 1924 - September 12, 2017

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Elouise Mata

July 27, 1965 - September 12, 2017

Elouise Mata Graham, 52 years old of Tucson, AZ became an angel on September 12, 2017."Ella, Lisa, Spitfire" was born in Roswell, NM, great granddaughter of Geronimo and one of 13 children.Married to Glenn B. Graham Jr., she was a wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend who brightened our lives.Ella showed strength and courage during a challenging life and taught us the value of...
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Alan Pierce Lurie

March 24, 1933 - September 12, 2017

(Brigadier General, US Air Force, retired)Alan Lurie, 84, died in Tucson on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He was born on March 24, 1933, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Louis and Edith (Bedol) Lurie.On September 5, 1954, Alan married Mary Todd at Euclid Avenue Jewish Temple in Cleveland. Alan and Mary were both students at The Ohio State University, meeting in an arts history course.In 1955 Alan...
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Dorothy Jane Fogle Watts

November 1, 1927 - September 10, 2017

Dorothy, Dot, Dottie went on her final cruise with our Heavenly Father as the Captain September 10, 2017 at Cascades Retirement Home. Born to Clarence and Edna Embleton in Oil City, Pa. November 1,1927. She lived in Oil City with her two brothers Everette and Clarence and sister Helen until she finished high school and attended Western Union School. She is preceded in death by her first husband...
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Mary June Reece

December 19, 1938 - September 9, 2017

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Byron Lee Burns

August 10, 1923 - September 9, 2017

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Georgia Sue BARTHOLOMEW

April 17, 1933 - September 8, 2017

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Roger Emmett STEPHENSON

May 3, 1927 - September 7, 2017

Roger Emmett Stephenson Sr., 90, passed away peacefully in his Tucson home in the presence of his two sons Roger Jr. and Brian. Born in Douglas, Arizona, he graduated from Douglas High ('44) and the University of Arizona ('55), earning a degree in Civil Engineering. He is predeceased by Patricia, his wife of 66 years, and their daughter Carol Ann, and survived by their two sons and four...
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Darlene Napier

July 31, 1934 - September 6, 2017

Darlene Napier 83, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Darlene was born on July 31,1934 in Loogootee, Indiana. Our loving mother passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her daughter, Sheila Eldridge (Rick), two sons, Tim and Terry, grandchildren Nicholas Enriquez (Hannah) and Amber Gallego and her much loved great granddaughter, Ashlynn Gallego. She was a loving wife, mother,...
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Emma R. Stacy

January 24, 1926 - September 5, 2017

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Fermin Ponce Castillo

July 7, 1952 - September 5, 2017

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Brenda Kathleen Trautman

January 26, 1944 - September 4, 2017

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Catherine Ann McKay

August 24, 1971 - September 4, 2017

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Colleen Louise Martellini

June 14, 1943 - September 4, 2017

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Catherine Ann Pearson

August 24, 1971 - September 4, 2017

The Recipe for Cathy's Love Ingredients:1 Pound of unconditional love1 Bunch of affection3 Tablespoons of trust1 Handful of timeless memories2 Drop of examples to follow 2 cups of patience 1 Pinch of laughter Season with:Creativity, Intuition, Tenderness and Dedication.Mix together and share with family and friends.
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Floyd Edward Andrews

December 26, 1921 - September 2, 2017

ANDREWS, Floyd E. 95 passed away on Sept 2, 2017, a Tucson Resident for over 61 years. He retired from the Aircraft Industry working for Learjet, Bombardier, Evergreen and others. He is preceded in death by his Sisters Mary (TJ) Griffiths, Josephine (Frank) Roozen, Theresa Jean (Albert) Herron, Kathleen (Bob) Patterson. He is Survived by his Loving Wife of 52 yrs, Irene and his Beloved Son...
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Ronald L. Osland

July 2, 1958 - September 2, 2017

Ronald L. Osland, 59, of Tucson, Arizona, passed away at 11:06 am on September 2, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tucson. He was employed by Superior Lamp Company as a salesman.Ronald was born July 2nd, 1958 in Leon, Iowa, the son of Milford and Bernadine Smith Osland.He is survived by his mother, Bernadine Osland Zimmerman and stepfather, George Zimmerman of Tucson; his daughter, Audrey Anna...
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Wilma Dorothy Frank

January 2, 1929 - September 2, 2017

Wilma Dorothy Frank, 88, of Oro Valley, Arizona passed away on September 2, 2017. She was born in Hysham, Montana on January 2, 1929 and was a graduate of Fort Collins High School. Wilma was married to Ralph Frank on November 23, 1954. She spent many of her years as a hairdresser. Her passions were her family, dancing and traveling the Pacific coast with her husband, Ralph in their RV. Wilma is...
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Nancy Louise Foti

April 14, 1946 - September 2, 2017

Nancy Louise Foti, 71, of Tucson, Arizona passed away on September 2, 2017. She was born in Boston, MA., on April 14, 1946. Nancy graduated from Somerville High School in Somerville, MA. She married Anthony Foti on January 15, 1966. She was a devoted homemaker, loving mother and pet lover to her dogs Lilly and Sadie, loving grandmother to her grandchildren and never missed an opportunity to play...
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John Quincy Adams

March 19, 1953 - September 1, 2017

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Helen Ann Thompson

July 27, 1931 - September 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of East Lawn Palms Mortuary, Tucson, AZ. Helen A. Thompson was called to heaven on September 1, 2017. Helen was born in Le Mars, Iowa, on July 27, 1931, to Alma Katherine (Martfeld) and Carl Wm. Urban. Sister of John Urban and half-sister of Ronald Mahlke, Helen grew up in Le Mars and Sioux City and attended Central H.S. in Le Mars. After WWII, she moved to...
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Lora Nell Diggins

April 23, 1933 - August 30, 2017

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Doreen Mildred Anderson

July 30, 1939 - August 30, 2017

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Barbara Helen Barron

May 2, 1928 - August 29, 2017

Barbara Barron passed away on August 28th, 2017 at the age of 89. She was born in Buffalo, New York, and moved to Tucson in 1964. She earned a Master's degree in Music from the University of Arizona, and served as a music teacher at the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind for over twenty years. She is survived by sons, Robert, Jack and Jim Barron, and daughter Jill Lonsdale. Barbara cherished...
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Pansy Jeanette Moors

August 10, 1930 - August 28, 2017

Pansy Jeanette Moors (nee Carley) entered into eternal rest on August 28, 2017 in Tucson, AZ. She succumbed to complications of lung diseases, and vascular dementia. She was born on August 10, 1930, in McPherson, KS, to Lemuel Alphus and Pansy Mabry Carley. Lem worked as a jobber (wholesaler) for Phillips 66 fuels, and Pansy cared for their children. Jeanette was the sixth-born, of the couple...
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Wendy Lynn Slater

February 20, 1962 - August 27, 2017

Wendy Lynn Slater age 55, passed away unexpectedly early Sunday morning August 27, 2017 at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. Wendy was born in Northridge, California on Tuesday February 20, 1962. Wendy is survived by her mother and father Cheryl and Allen Spooner, partner of 28 years Dale Belcher, her 3 children, daughter, Summer (Mikey) Leon, Son, Cody (Alisha) Stuck, daughter...
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Thomas L. HENSLEY

September 24, 1942 - August 26, 2017

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Dorothy Ann Nelson-Wickwire

May 2, 1930 - August 26, 2017

Dorothy Nelson-Wickwire, age 87, passed away peacefully Saturday August, 26, 2017 at her home in Tucson with her daughter by her side. She was born in Glenwood City, WI and graduated from Stout University in Menomonie, WI with a Bachelors degree in Education. She lived the majority of her life in Tucson, AZ raising 4 children. She worked at TUSD for 30 years teaching English to middle school...
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Hooshang NEMATOLLAHI

November 15, 1954 - August 25, 2017

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Margaret Joanna DONALDSON

March 24, 1923 - August 22, 2017

Margaret "Maggie" Joanna Donaldson of Oro Valley, Arizona, passed away peacefully on August 22, 2017. She was 94 years young. Born March 24, 1923 in Baltimore, Ohio, Maggie is the oldest of 2 children raised by Arthur and Mary Donaldson.Maggie is survived by daughter, Paula Sullivan, of Marana, Arizona, grandsons Craig Carlton, and wife Jung-A Kim, of Hollister, California and Wes...
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Marlene Myrtle Bence Green

June 28, 1941 - August 20, 2017

Marlene Bence Green passed away on August 20, 2017 at a private care facility in Tucson. She was born June 28, 1941 in Flint, Michigan. Preceded in death by her parents Cecil Bence (1987) and Josephine Roe (2015). She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Michael D. Green and by a brother, Robert Roe (Lori) and sister, Diane Roe, both of Flint, Michigan. Additionally, she is survived by many...
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Eleanor Burro

June 9, 1915 - August 19, 2017

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Beatrice Kimberlin

November 9, 1912 - August 19, 2017

Kimberlin, Beatrice (Bea)Born in Colbert, Oklahoma November 9, 1912, she died at home in Tucson, Arizona, August 19, 2017 at age of 104 and nine months. She was the middle of three daughters born to Calvin Luther and Ada Wilson Pyles. Her family moved to Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, in 1919 and she graduated from Pauls Valley High School in the spring of 1930; she married Grant Kimberlin, her high...
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Ralph ROSENKE

November 20, 1927 - August 18, 2017

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Danny Bruce Gross

December 23, 1946 - August 16, 2017

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Hollis Laverne BECKER

December 3, 1927 - August 14, 2017

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Sander Donn Rosen

July 15, 1997 - August 13, 2017

Jasmine née Sander Donn Rosen, our dear child was born on July 15, 1997 and died on August 13, 2017; far too soon. Sharp, imaginative, creative and funny, though slight and small, Sander struggled through adolescence, but was, as Jasmine, healing those slings and arrows until an unexpected death. A budding artist and naturally gifted writer and poet, Jasmine was pursuing a passion for...
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Fred Max Grubbs

April 27, 1935 - August 13, 2017

Fred M Grubbs soared away into the clouds one last time on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Peppi's House after a short illness. He was born on April 27, 1935 in Bald Knob Arkansas to Millard and Dora Grubbs. Fred enjoyed many small pleasures in his life, from feeding the ducks at the park, to going to the Pima Air Museum and remembering his service days as a Helicopter pilot with the Army and then...
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Lorraine Mary HEFFRON

April 27, 1918 - August 12, 2017

HEFFRON, Lorraine Mary (nee O'Brien), 99 years old, passed away in Prescott Valley, AZ on August 12, 2017. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, William F. Heffron. She is survived by her children, Elaine (Pete) Cirni, William (Mary Lee) Heffron, Lynn (William) Griffis and John (Geri) Heffron; loving sister, Lillian Schmitt; loved by her nieces, Carol and Jeanne and daughter-in-law,...
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Irene Gazella Ekholm

August 10, 1922 - August 12, 2017

Irene G. Ekholm, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully on August 12, 2017 in Tucson at the age of 95, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her children, Beverly (Chris) Knoch, Einar (Debby) Ekholm, and Raquel; grandchildren, Todd (Caryn), Ashley (Andrew), Nick, and Kaitlyn; great grandchildren, John, Christian, and Benjamin; and her many nieces and...
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Marvin Weisbard

August 10, 1928 - August 12, 2017

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David John Bies

December 8, 1963 - August 11, 2017

David "Dave" John Bies, 53, passed away on Friday August 11, 2017 of a heart attack while at work in Tucson, Arizona. Dave was born on December 8, 1963 in Chicago, Illinois and he lived for the past 42 years in Tucson. He was always a hard worker no matter what industry he was working in. Over the years, Dave was a business owner, private pilot, supervisor of airline operations for...
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Tun Lim LEE

August 6, 1930 - August 10, 2017

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Carl Tatsuo TOMIZUKA

March 24, 1923 - August 9, 2017

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Eda O'Neal

December 18, 1920 - August 9, 2017

Eda O'Neal, of Tucson, passed from this life to her eternal home with Jesus on Wednesday Aug. 9, 2017 surrounded by family who loved her dearly. Eda, "Edi" was born Ida Aprato on Dec. 18, 1920 in Manhattan, New York and grew up in the Bronx. She married the love of her life, Clede H. O'Neal on January 25, 1947. They raised 3 children, Clede Gerard, Marie Elaine and Stephen Wayne. Edi and Clede ...
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Donald Martin Kundle

October 22, 1939 - August 8, 2017

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Clara Gay Ashton

November 27, 1927 - August 7, 2017

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Frederick Prescott Seeley

January 19, 1940 - August 6, 2017

Frederick Prescott Seeley, 77, passed away on August 6, 2017 in Oceanside, CA.Fred was born in Greenwich, CT on January 19, 1940 to Norman Austin Seeley and Madeleine Amelia Oxford. He attended The Orme School in Arizona, continued on to graduate from Colorado State University and served honorably in the U.S. Army National Guard. Fred worked most of his life in Commercial Property Management as...
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Kathleen G. Corley

August 3, 1925 - August 6, 2017

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Lorraine C. DAUNHEIMER

February 6, 1925 - August 5, 2017

Lorraine passed away peacefully at Tucson Medical Center on August 5th at the age of 92. Born in Minneapolis, Lorraine graduated from the University Of Minnesota School Of Dental Hygiene. She moved to Tucson in 1953 and practiced as a dental hygienist for many years. In 1963 she married her beloved Ervin Daunheimer. They had 25 years of happiness together. Lorraine served as president of the...
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Dorothy Marlene Bloomquist

February 25, 1936 - August 5, 2017

Dorothy "Marlene" Adkins Bloomquist quietly passed on August 5, 2017 at the age of 81 in Tucson Arizona after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Marlene was born on February 26, 1936 in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio the daughter of the late Dorothy Bernice Frame and John Ambrose Musselman, both of Zanesville, Ohio. The long history of Musselman's continue in Zanesville today. While her father...
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Howard J. McClellan

June 22, 1931 - August 4, 2017

Howard John McClellanJune 22, 1931 to August 4, 2017Howard John McClellan was born June 22, 1931 to John McClellan and Mabel Dillen McClellan in St. Paul, Minnesota. He had eight brothers and sisters. He is survived by two of his sisters, Esther Elsner and Mavis Merrell who live in Minnesota.Howard was blessed with five wonderful wives. He and his first wife, Dolores Detlofsen, married in 1955. ...
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John William KETTELKAMP

August 30, 1926 - August 3, 2017

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Dolores V. Westmoreland

August 3, 1932 - August 1, 2017

Dolores V. Westmoreland, a long time resident of Tucson, died Tuesday the 1st of August at St. Joseph's hospital.Born in Pampa, Texas to Herbert and Faye Madero on August 3, 1932, Dolores spent her early years in Edna Texas where she met and fell in love with Sam. They moved to Tucson with their three children in the early 60s to make it their home.Dolores loved quilting, knitting and crafts. ...
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Jane Elinor SCUSSEL

February 12, 1939 - July 31, 2017

Jane Elinor Scussel passed away July 31, 2017 at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona surrounded by family. Jane was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is finally pain free after several years of illness.Jane was born Feb 12, 1939 to Helen and Jack McGarty in Lynn, Massachusetts. The family moved to Pasadena, California in 1941 and then to Tucson, Arizona in 1951. She...
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Carol S. Lent

December 17, 1942 - July 31, 2017

Born on Dec. 17, 1942, Carol passed away on July 31, 2017 surrounded by family, friends, and love in Tucson, Arizona. Carol was a former special education teacher and graduated from Trenton State Teachers College. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and she never met a stranger. Her positive attitude, optimism, kindness to others, and love of family and friends were an inspiration....
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Susan Gail CASE

October 23, 1941 - July 28, 2017

Susan Gail (Burgess) Case, born October 23, 1941, in Mansfield OH passed away July 28, 2017, at home. She was preceded in death by her father George H Burgess and her mother, Phyllis J. (Chorpening) Burgess. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Emmett J. Case, daughters Heidi A. Case and Cynthia A. Case and son Todd H. Case. Susan worked at Valley National Bank, later Bank one and at...
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Harriet A. SPIESMAN

April 24, 1932 - July 28, 2017

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Grayson Alika Bustamante

July 27, 2017 - July 27, 2017

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Valerie Lorraine Bridges

September 30, 1943 - July 27, 2017

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Hortensia Melendez BARRIOS

September 8, 1937 - July 25, 2017

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Hortensia Melendez BARRIOS

September 8, 1937 - July 25, 2017

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John Thomas PROCTOR

December 21, 1939 - July 23, 2017

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Leo Ballesteros Gamez

November 20, 1934 - July 23, 2017

Leo Ballesteros Gamez, 82, passed away July 23, 2017. He was born is Cascabel, AZ on November 20, 1934 and graduated from Tucson High School. He married Linda Ashburn on November 15, 1977. Leo had a career in the Post Office for 30 years and the United States Air Force for 20. He had a passion for weight lifting and gardening.He is survived by his wife Linda,children Marco, Teresa, Dewayne,...
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Wilbur Barke Pittinger

March 29, 1948 - July 20, 2017

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Joyce Loretta Ribas

March 11, 1950 - July 20, 2017

Joyce L. Ribas, 67, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, June 20th, 2017. She is survived by her two sons, Gene Jr. and Chris; daughter-in-laws, Jeanne and Donalee, and grandson Nick. She is again with her beloved husband, Gene Ribas Sr., who passed last year. Her greatest pride and love were her sons and grandson. Also, she loved all her extended family and spending time with them. She...
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Salvatore Donald D'Onofrio

January 8, 1947 - July 19, 2017

Salvatore D'Onofrio, while comfortable and surrounded by family, returned to the arms of his lord on July 19, 2017 at the age of 70. Salvatore loved his god, his family, and his country. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 to 1969 as an infantryman and military policeman, promoting to the rank of Sergeant in under two years. After being honorably discharged, he studied sociology at...
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Anna Pogorzelski

December 13, 1981 - July 14, 2017

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Earline Madeline Barcom

September 27, 1929 - July 14, 2017

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Helen Marguerite Wilson

November 21, 1920 - July 14, 2017

Helen Marguerite Wilson was born in Glendale, AZ on November 21, 1920, the only child of Herman and Ada Schahrer. She graduated from Glendale Union High School in 1938, serving as editor of its yearbook as a senior. Her lifelong love of college sports began on the women's softball team at the University of Arizona. She graduated from the U of A in 1942 with a degree in nutrition and was...
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Ruben A. Leon

January 4, 1971 - July 14, 2017

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Richard Melvin Stern

April 4, 1948 - July 13, 2017

Richard was born April 4, 1948, in Frankfort, Indiana, to Melvin & Helen Stern, the youngest of three children. His family moved to Mesa, Arizona in 1958 due to his mother's health. He went through the Mesa public schools, graduating from Westwood High in 1966. His family was active at First Baptist Church in Mesa, where he met Sherry Brown (he was 10 and she was 8). They started dating...
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Hubert Samuel TOLLETT

March 19, 1948 - July 13, 2017

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Joseph John Lahargoue

November 22, 1919 - July 12, 2017

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Christopher James Vitolo

March 27, 1970 - July 12, 2017

Christopher James Vitolo met his Heavenly Father at 6pm on 7/12/17 at 47 years of age peacefully, while sleeping in his home, which he resided in for most of his life. He was married to his "sweet love" Vicki Mathis for 21 years but was devoted to her for 29 years. He had a great passion for music and tremendous love for his family. Christopher took joy in gardening and watching his favorite...
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James Allen Gunderson

July 28, 1934 - July 12, 2017

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Donald Michael Stelmach

October 3, 1930 - July 11, 2017

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Lewis Robson Holmes

July 26, 1937 - July 11, 2017

Holmes, Lewis R. (79), passed away on July 11, 2017 in Tucson, Arizona. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Haruko Holmes. He retired from the US Air Force and Raytheon. A committal service will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Marana, 15950 N. Luckett Rd. Marana, AZ 85653. Services will be officiated by Pastor Gordon Vernon of Rincon...
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Richard Erdman Miller

September 23, 1930 - July 11, 2017

Richard Erdman Miller, 86, of Tucson, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 with family beside him.Richard was born September 23, 1930 in Evanston, Illinois to Cyril and Mildred Miller. He served in the United States Navy from 1947 to 1955, following which he graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1955...
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Joseph Frederick Prager

July 22, 1942 - July 9, 2017

Prager, Joseph F. "Joe"Joe heard Jesus' voice calling him to enter His rest Sunday 7-9, 6:47 AM. He gladly ran into the open loving waiting arms of his Saviour, Jesus. He left Earth due to two heart attacks one week apart.Joe is survived by his wife, Nancie, whom he met Jan 1963. They lived across the street from each other, as their families were friends. She was 16, he was 20. They eloped to...
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James George Kalal

June 30, 1923 - July 9, 2017

James G. Kalal, 94, of Tucson passed away peacefully on July 9, 2017.Jim was born in Oak Park, Illinois on June 30, 1923. After service as an infantry soldier in the United States Army during the Second World War, he was married on June 7, 1946 to Catherine Wittmann, who was the love of his life for their seventy-one years of marriage.Following graduation from the University of Illinois, Jim...
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Dolores E. Jones

October 2, 1926 - July 8, 2017

DEL JONESA Tucson TreasureDolores (Del) Jones passed away on July 8. 2017 at the age of 90. She was with familyand friends at the time of her peaceful passing in the Catalina Foothills. Not only hasshe been called a Tucson Treasure by many, she was a treasure to her family, herfriends, her colleagues, and her community. All are saddened by her passing.She has been referred to as a force of nature...
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Sang Im Lee

July 30, 1918 - July 7, 2017

Sang Im Lee, 98, of Tucson, AZ passed away on July 7, 2017. She was born in South Korea on July 30, 1918. Sang Im Kim was married to the late Kyung Sun Lee in 1938. She is preceded in death by her husband and children, Ui Mock Um, Bong Mock Cho and Ock Mock Lee. She is survived by her children, Young Mock Lee, Chung Mock Lee, Suck Mock Lee and Eun Mock Han; 16 grandchildren, 1 sister and 2...
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James Marshall Smith

October 30, 1961 - July 6, 2017

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Margaret Josephine Rau

May 9, 1962 - July 6, 2017

The lovely and bright light in the Rau family has passed to the next round of her tournament with ovarian cancer! She has gone toe to toe with the biggest advisory of her life for the past 15 years and faced it with courage, determination and the most positive will to overcome! Those same attributes will endure with her family! She was born May 9th 1962 to her very proud parents, David McCarty...
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James Richard WEBER

July 21, 1948 - July 5, 2017

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Margo E. Smith

December 21, 1955 - July 5, 2017

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Eloiza Maldonado Roqueni

August 4, 1931 - July 3, 2017

Eloiza Maldonado Roqueni, 85, of Tucson, AZ entered into rest July 3, 2017. She was born in Esqueda, Sonora Mexico on August 4, 1931 as Eloiza Maldonado Torres. She was a seamstress for the Billy the Kid Shirt Factory and enjoyed sewing, cooking, gardening, and dancing in her free time. Eloiza was preceded in death by her mother, Salome Maldonado, and her father, Domingo Maldonado, and her...
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John J. ELMI

May 28, 1934 - July 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of East Lawn Palms Mortuary, Tucson, AZ.
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Doris Elaine Messinger

November 2, 1944 - July 3, 2017

Doris Messinger, 72, of Tucson, AZ passed away on July 3, 2017. She was born in Tucson, AZ on November 2, 1944. Doris graduated from Amphitheater High School. She spent time working as a secretary for the Arizona Supreme Court Foster Care Review Board. Doris enjoyed watching TV; never missing one of her favorite shows - Jeopardy; playing on the computer, visiting with grandchildren and family and...
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