Our Obituaries

Alberto M. Ochoa

April 27, 1927 - July 18, 2017

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Monica May Tuggle

December 16, 1953 - July 12, 2017

Monica May Tuggle, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt went home to be with our Heavenly Father on July 12, 2017.Monica was born on December 16th, 1953, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Louis and Virginia Streich. She graduated in 1972 from Kofa High School, and married the love of her life, Robert Craig Tuggle on June 25th, 1982.For 35 years Monica and Robert walked hand-in-hand, impacting the...
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Ramona Sena

January 15, 1931 - July 11, 2017

Our respected mother Ramona L. Sena peacefully passed away at home on Tuesday July 11, 2017 at the youthful age of 86. She loved people, her family and her faith and was a steadfast parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church. For many years she served as a catechist, fundraiser for the religious education program, and choir member of the parish. She valued a Catholic education for her...
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Alberto Ballona Lopez

January 18, 1927 - July 10, 2017

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Alberto B. Lopez

January 18, 1927 - July 10, 2017

Alberto Ballona Lopez fallecio a la edad de 90 el Lunes, 10 de Julio del 2017 en su hogar en Someron, Arizona. Nació el Martes, 18 de Enero de 1927 en Yuma, Arizona. Sus padres fuero Francisco y Maria Ballona. El Señor Lopez trabajo como obrero en agricultura. Visitación para Alberto será el Viernes, 14 de Julio del 2017 de 5:00 - 9:00 pm en la Capilla de La Funeraria de...
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Patsy May Stringham

September 18, 1936 - July 5, 2017

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Juana Lopez Miranda

May 24, 1921 - July 2, 2017

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Samuel Carl Shearrow

January 24, 1946 - July 2, 2017

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Sam Carl Shearrow

January 24, 1946 - July 2, 2017

Samuel C. Shearrow, 71, died July 2, 2017, at his Yuma home.Born Jan. 24, 1946, in New Philadelphia, Ohio, he was a professor.A celebration of life will be 10 a.m. Saturday at First Christian Church, 3261 S. Avenue 6E. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Resthaven Memorial Park in Phoenix.Johnson Mortuary is handling local arrangements.
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Stanley H. Newcomb

January 26, 1947 - July 1, 2017

Stanley Newcomb passed away unexpectedly in Flagstaff, Arizona on July 1st, 2017. He lived in Somerton and was born in Benson, Arizona. Stanley had spent most of his life in Yuma, where he graduated from Kofa High School and worked in the produce industry as a refrigeration technician for more than 45 years. During his free time, Stanley could be found outdoors: camping, fishing and hunting. Most...
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Grace Lucero Uribe

February 22, 1929 - June 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, AZ.
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Cheryl Ann Arviso

February 5, 1958 - June 25, 2017

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Clois Ray Norton

July 8, 1933 - June 24, 2017

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Henry W. Sander

April 18, 1925 - June 20, 2017

Henry (also known as Shorty) was born in Muskegon, Michigan to Martha Maud and Henry William Sander, Sr. He married Mrs. Mona L. Sander, on August 30, 1947 and moved to Yuma, Arizona in 1959. Henry is survived by his brother Jack Sander, sons Larry (Marcia) Sander, Kim (Anna) Sander, daughter Kathy Macbeth and daughter-in-law Kari Sander, as well as 10 grandchildren: Natalie Montoya, Rebecca...
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Lorri Marie Ham

May 16, 1959 - June 20, 2017

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Sylvia Bell Decker

September 10, 1918 - June 14, 2017

Sylvia Bell Decker, 98, a long time resident of Yuma, passed away on June 14th, 2017.Born and raised in Alabama, Sylvia moved to Arizona as a young wife with her daughter, Anita Louise. She worked as an accountant at Sears, and later opened a beauty salon- M'lady's Salon was her dream and vision for over 30 years. Sylvia welcomed her clients warmly in a place of friendship, stories, life...
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Henrietta G. Leon

January 9, 1929 - June 14, 2017

Henrietta Green Leon passed peacefully to her new life on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Sedona, Arizona. She was 88 years of age.Henrietta was born in Yuma on January 9, 1929, the first of twins, to James Cruz and Victoria Martinez Green. Henrietta attended Immaculate Conception Grammar School and was a proud Yuma High Criminal, Class of 1948. Her early working life was highlighted by ushering at...
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Guadalupe Gutierrez

June 23, 1931 - June 14, 2017

Guadalupe Gutiérrez, de 85 años, entró en descanso eterno el 14 de Junio de 2017, en su casa en Somerton, Arizona. Nacida el 23 de Junio de 1931, en Mezquital del Oro, Zacatecas, México. Como madre amorosa de doce hijos, Guadalupe será enormemente extrañada por sus hijos, y su memoria será apreciada por todos sus nietos. La Visitación y El Santo Rosario...
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Celestino Peter Cano

September 9, 1947 - June 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, AZ.
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Billie Jean Campbell

December 17, 1929 - June 14, 2017

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Johnathan J. SAUCEDO

May 30, 1988 - June 12, 2017

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Theresia Joan Morgan

November 20, 1934 - June 12, 2017

Theresia Joan Morgan passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017, at her Yuma home at the age of 82.She was born November 20, 1934, in Steubenville, Ohio; she was a hard working wife, loving mother who gave her all and an amazing person. She will be extremely missed by her family.Memorial Services are pending. Johnson Mortuary is handling arrangements, with a private cremation at Desert Lawn Crematory...
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Larry Roger Goad

April 6, 1939 - June 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, AZ.
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Richard Eugene Uribe

July 23, 1925 - June 6, 2017

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George Foye

November 27, 1933 - June 5, 2017

George Foye, a longtime Yuma resident, passed on June 5, 2017. He was born in Manchester, N.H., on November 27, 1933, to Francis and Margaret O'Callaghan Foye. After graduating from high school, George joined the U.S. Army and was transferred to France, where he spent 2 ½ years. Upon completion of his military service, he returned to New Hampshire, graduated from Hesser Business College...
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James William Taylor

March 4, 1935 - June 5, 2017

James William Taylor passed away at the age of 82 on Monday, June 5, 2017 in Yuma, Arizona. He was born on March 4, 1935 in Cave City, Arkansas.Private cremation arrangements under the direction of Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, AZ.
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Maria Luisa Barboza

June 7, 1939 - June 1, 2017

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Maria Luisa Barboza

June 7, 1939 - June 1, 2017

María Luisa Barboza, de 77 años, entró en el descanso eterno el 1 de junio de 2017 en el Centro Médico Regional de Yuma.Nacida el 7 de junio de 1939 en Michoacán, México, era ama de casa.La visitación será el jueves 8 de junio a las 5 pm en Johnson Mortuary, con un rosario a las 7 pm. Una misa fúnebre tendrá lugar el viernes 9 de junio a las 10 de...
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Maria Luisa Villarreal

March 22, 1954 - May 30, 2017

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Antonia Anton Arriola

July 1, 1936 - May 26, 2017

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Genevieve Julia Doten

October 2, 1923 - May 23, 2017

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Genevieve Doten

October 2, 1923 - May 23, 2017

Genevieve Chavez Doten joined our Lord on May 23, 2017 at her home in Yuma, AZ at the age of 93. She was born on August 2, 1923 in Prescott, AZ and was raised with three brothers and a sister. Genevieve graduated from Phoenix Union High School in 1941 and lived and worked in Phoenix.It was on January 3, 1945 that she met her future husband to be, Hubert Alfred "Chili" Doten. He was...
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Harold Arnold Willhite

September 10, 1930 - May 20, 2017

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Ismael Garcia HARO

October 5, 2000 - May 19, 2017

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Jesus J Gutierrez Quintero

March 30, 1933 - May 19, 2017

Jesus Gutierrez Quintero, 84, of Yuma, passed away on May 19, 2017, at Yuma Regional Medical Center. Born March 30, 1933, in Michoacan, Mexico, he worked in agriculture. A viewing will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Johnson Mortuary Chapel, with rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, also at the chapel. Burial will follow in the Garden of Meditation at...
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Robert Oscar LETENDRE

January 1, 1937 - May 18, 2017

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Russell Robert Wehr

March 13, 1941 - May 16, 2017

Russell Robert Wehr of Yuma, Arizona passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in Yuma. Born March 13, 1941 in Sigourney, Iowa he proudly served in the Reserve of the United States Marine Corps. Russell worked as a Dispatcher in trucking. Left behind is his beloved wife, Rachel of Yuma, Arizona.Private cremation arrangements under the direction of Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park,...
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Betty Jo Hotka

September 22, 1932 - May 13, 2017

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Timothy Wayne Stricklin

March 15, 1956 - May 10, 2017

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Herminia Castano Barriga

February 10, 1920 - May 10, 2017

Minnie, age 97, peacefully passed on May 10, 2017, in Yuma, at Emerald Springs where she had resided since 2014. Born in Florence, Arizona in 1920, she and her sister Socorro (Cokey) Gonzales (d. 2005), were brought to Yuma in 1928, by their father, Jesus M. Castano, to be raised by two aunts, upon the passing of their mother Filomena Barragan Castano. In 1940, she married Felix E. Barriga with...
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Guy Raymond Rutledge

July 27, 1916 - May 8, 2017

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Beatrice Reyes Duran

January 6, 1941 - May 5, 2017

Heaven has gained another angel. Beatrice "Nana Bea" Duran, 76, of Yuma, Arizona passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017 in her home with her family by her side.Bea is the daughter of the late Frank and Josefina Beltran.She is preceded in death by her son, Albert Duran Jr. and grandson Joshua Duran.Bea is survived by her loving husband Albert Duran and children, Kathy (Robert) Martinez,...
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James Lindsay Wickson

January 9, 1939 - May 4, 2017

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James Lindsay Wickson

January 9, 1939 - May 4, 2017

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Eloisa C. Cortez

May 4, 1940 - May 1, 2017

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Angel Eloy Torres

July 14, 1994 - April 30, 2017

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Jessie Marie Soliz

November 11, 1931 - April 28, 2017

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Joe M. Mendoza

May 7, 1922 - April 27, 2017

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Joe M. Mendoza

May 7, 1922 - April 27, 2017

Joe M. Mendoza of Yuma, AZ passed away on April 27, 2017 in Yuma. Born in Florence, AZ on May 7, 1922, he was a retired Civil Service employee at MCAS Yuma. Joe joined the Army in December of 1942, and served in the 5th Armor Division as a Rifleman. He was awarded a Purple Heart in September 1944, and discharged in October 1945.Joe is survived by his son Joe (Irma), granddaughter Tammy, grandson...
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Dean Heck

August 2, 1936 - April 25, 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Lemuel Dean Heck. Dean passes away early on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at his home in Kalispell, Montana with family by his side. He was born Sunday, August 2, 1936 in Atoka, Oklahoma. Dean served his country proudly in the United States Navy and later he worked as a Speech Pathologist. Dean will always be remembered by his loving wife, Billie...
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David Ruiz Williams

January 15, 1949 - April 24, 2017

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Joseph Larry MAGANA

August 12, 1953 - April 23, 2017

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Hector Mendoza

January 7, 1948 - April 22, 2017

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Corine Mae Henderson

December 29, 1922 - April 21, 2017

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Denise Lorie Broad

February 4, 1953 - April 19, 2017

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Betty Jean Palmer

March 11, 1925 - April 16, 2017

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Judythe Anne Dora

January 27, 1942 - April 11, 2017

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Jose I. Montoya

October 26, 1927 - April 11, 2017

Jose Isaac MontoyaEighty-Nine Summers: Son, Brother, Husband, Father.Jose Isaac Montoya, 89 of Yuma, AZ, quietly passed away surrounded by his children on April 11th, 2017 at Yuma Regional Medical Center.Jose was born to Isaac and Carolina (Valenzuela) Montoya in Tucson, AZ on October 26th, 1927. Amid the turbulence of the great depression, the family moved to Patagonia where Jose thrived under...
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Janet Margaret Turner

November 29, 1925 - April 10, 2017

Janet "Jean" Turner, daughter of the late Charles and Mary Olson was born on November 29, 1925 in Park Falls, Wisconsin. Jean quietly departed this life on April 10, 2017 at the age of 91. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 65 years, William "Bill" Turner, Sr., daughter, Bonnie Jean Turner, brother Charles Olson and sister, Charlotte Kallien.Jean, at a young...
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Harley Alvie Berryman

October 17, 1929 - April 8, 2017

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Harley Alvie Berryman

October 17, 1929 - April 8, 2017

Harley Berryman, born in Sacramento, California, lived a long and happy life which ended at his Yuma residence on April 8th, with his family at his bedside.Harley was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Alma; great-grandson Thomas Wyatt Lemmon; and half-sister Nora who is survived by Darlys.Harley attended Bard Grammar School before attending Yuma High School. During high school he joined...
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Shelby Lynn Walker

September 13, 1971 - April 8, 2017

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Shelby Lynn Walker

September 13, 1971 - April 8, 2017

Shelby Lynn "Moore" Walker, 45, passed into the arms of Jesus on Saturday April 8th. Shelby was born September 13, 1971 and was a lifelong Yuma resident. She created a home that was a haven for her husband Bobby and her children Kyle and Hannah. Her home is a testimony to her faith and her God, all one has to do is walk through the door and you will know. She also had a lifelong love of...
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Michael T. Robles

September 29, 1939 - April 7, 2017

Mr. Michael Tiburcio Robles passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017, he was 77 years old. He was born September 29, 1939 in Yuma, Arizona. He worked many years building homes; he enjoyed fishing, shooting, spending time with the family and was a baseball coach for Little League. Memorial Funeral will be Friday, April 21, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Johnson Mortuary Chapel. His cremation was entrusted to...
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Virginia Pearl Johnson

September 3, 1928 - April 7, 2017

Virginia Pearl Johnson passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the age of 88 in Yuma, Arizona. Born September 3, 1928 in Chandler, Arizona. She worked for Green Giant as a Line Supervisor. Virginia is survived by her grandchildren, Robert Butcher and Amy N. Butcher. Private Cremation arrangements under the direction of Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Yuma, AZ.
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Reymundo LOPEZ

June 28, 1960 - April 1, 2017

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Reymundo Lopez

June 28, 1960 - April 1, 2017

Reymundo "Moon" Lopez, Jr, age 56, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Phoenix, AZ. He was born in Yuma, AZ in 1960 to Mercedes Zavala. He was a 1977 graduate of Yuma High School & a diehard Criminal where he would help ring the victory bell on Friday nights during football games.After graduating from Arizona State in 1984, Moon dedicated 27 years working for the...
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Robert Howard Cooper

October 4, 1971 - April 1, 2017

Robert Howard Cooper, 45, of Yuma, AZ passed away suddenly on April 1, 2017 in Yuma, AZ. He was born October 4, 1971 in Fort Worth TX, the son of Vicki Cooper and Bob Cooper. Robert was married September 7, 1992, in Spokane, WA. Robert enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 17. He served 20 years, stationed throughout the world until he finished his career in Yuma, AZ. Afterward, he...
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Amador Sandoval Palominos

November 2, 1941 - March 31, 2017

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Benigno Martinez

October 31, 1929 - March 30, 2017

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Robert Craig Tuggle

July 17, 1959 - March 28, 2017

Robert Craig Tuggle of Yuma, Arizona went on to be with the Lord on March 28th 2017 at his home in Yuma, Arizona.Robert was born in Phoenix, AZ to Robert and Caroline Tuggle on July 17th 1959, he had two sisters and a brother. He married the love of his life, Monica, on June 25th 1982 and his legacy will be carried on through their 6 children. Robert started his excavating company in 1990 and...
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Robert Craig Tuggle

July 17, 1959 - March 28, 2017

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Hilario Lagunas

May 18, 1961 - March 27, 2017

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Katherine LeRoy

October 3, 1914 - March 25, 2017

Katherine ""Katy"" (Catalina Maldonado Romero) LeRoy, passed away peacefully at her home on March 25, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones. Katherine was 102 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband Louis Leroy, Sr., son Louis LeRoy, Jr., her parents Josefa Maldonado Romero and Manuel Ronquillo Romero, her brothers Jose and Isidro Romero.Katherine was born on October...
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Lilaf Burnett Culbertson

February 13, 1943 - March 23, 2017

Lilaf Burnett (Reynolds) Culbertson of Yuma, age 74, died on March 23, 2017 at her home surrounded by family, after a six-year battle with ovarian cancer.She is a testament of a true fighter: incredible strength, never giving up and accepting all medical treatments with any consequence. She was blessed with many caring, loving and supportive friends and family that was with her through this...
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Patrick Killeen Hodges

February 21, 1927 - March 22, 2017

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Patrick Killeen Hodges

February 21, 1927 - March 22, 2017

Patrick Killeen Hodges, 90, passed away on March 22, 2017 at his home in Yuma. Born February 21, 1927, he was a seedman in agriculture and a veteran of the U.S. Marines. A visitation is scheduled for Friday at Johnson Mortuary Chapel from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a Rosary at 7 p.m. A Requiem Mass will take place Saturday at 9 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Parish. All arrangements are under the care...
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Laura Natalie Miller

December 25, 1945 - March 21, 2017

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Charles Edward Michael

October 1, 1934 - March 21, 2017

Charles Edward Michael of Yuma, Arizona passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at his home in Yuma, Arizona he was 82 years old. Born Monday, October 1, 1934 in Sistersville, West Virginia. Charles proudly served his country in the US Air Force and later worked in construction. He is survived by his loving wife, Betty Michael and his daughter, Nadine Davis.Memorial Service for Charles will be...
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Lorenzo Gutierrez Veloz

October 2, 1957 - March 15, 2017

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Roberto Guzman Vazquez

May 8, 1949 - March 13, 2017

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Roberto Guzman Vazquez

May 8, 1949 - March 13, 2017

Roberto Guzman Vazquez entro en descanso eterno el Lunes, 13 de Marzo del 2017 en Yuma, Arizona a la edad de 67. Nació el Domingo, 8 de Mayo de 1949 en Huaniqueo de Morales, Michoacán, México. Roberto trabajo en agricultura. El Velorio de Roberto será el Jueves, 30 de Marzo de 2017 de 9:00am - 12:00 pm en la Capilla de la Funeraria Johnson en Yuma, Arizona. El Servicio de...
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Robert Nicholas Ratenburg

January 19, 1919 - March 12, 2017

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Jerry Jiro Nakasawa

April 19, 1940 - March 9, 2017

Jerry Jiro Nakasawa, Sr. 76 of Yuma, Arizona, passed away March 9th at Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California.Jerry was born on April 19, 1940 in Alamosa, Colorado and was raised on a family farm located in San Luis Valley, Colorado. He served in the U.S. Army from 1962-1965. In 1969, he met and married Mary, his loving wife of 48 years. In 1970 he relocated his family to the Imperial...
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Walter Reinhart Steinly

May 31, 1928 - March 7, 2017

Walter "Wally" R. Steinly, 88 years old, was born May 31, 1928 in Phillips, South Dakota. He passed away peacefully March 7, 2017 under Hospice care in Yuma, Arizona.He served in the Korean War. He moved to Yuma in 1969 to build Caravan Oasis RV Park with his brother. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and traveling to Canada with family.He is survived by Jonita "Jo" Steinly of Yuma...
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Eleanor G. Lopez

January 3, 1938 - March 5, 2017

Eleanor G. Lopez passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Yuma Nursing Center in Yuma, Arizona. Born on January 3, 1938 in Yuma where she lived all her life. A homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many who entered eternal rest at the age of 79. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.Visitation will be held at Johnson Mortuary Chapel, 1415 S. First Avenue from 5-9 pm on...
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Helen Louise Howard

October 1, 1943 - March 4, 2017

Helen Louise Howard, 73, passed away at her home in Yuma, Arizona, March 4th, 2017.Helen worked as a Nurse's Aide, and as a cashier at Central Market, Del Sol Market and Walgreens. She was a faithful member of the Catholic Church, and sang in the choir at Immaculate Conception and Saint Francis. She was also a member of the American Legion Post 19 Auxillary.Helen loved serving her friends and...
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John Jack Edwon

March 11, 1925 - March 3, 2017

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John Jack Edwon

March 11, 1925 - March 3, 2017

John Jack Edwon of Yuma, Arizona passed away on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Yuma Nursing Center he was 91. Born Wednesday, March 11, 1925 in Santa Fe, New Mexico he served in the United States Navy and was a business owner of a water softener company.Memorial Service for John will be Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Johnson Mortuary Chapel at 1:00 pm.He will be missed by his dear wife, Jean Edwon and...
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Arthur Franklin Shupe

April 27, 1922 - March 3, 2017

Arthur F. Shupe, 94, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 while under care at Havenhealth in Yuma,AZ.Art was born in Gothenburg, Nebraska. While still a young boy, the family moved to Hygiene, CO. Art grew up and attended school at Montgomery Elementary and Lyons High School.He enlisted in the US Navy V-5 program in Denver, CO, Sept.7, 1941. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. In the Marine Corps,...
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Linda M. Keane

October 22, 1957 - February 28, 2017

Linda passed away peacefully with her family and her dogs by her side. She leaves behind her beautiful children Beau and Lindsay Baumgarner, her beautiful grandsons Kai and Axl Baumgarner, brothers Kenny and Kevin Keane, sister Sandy Keane , brother-in-law Ralph Beckstrom, best friend Sandie Morang, and her dogs Bentley and Reba, several nieces and nephews, aunts uncles and cousins. She is...
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Lillian Louise Morgan

March 15, 1929 - February 28, 2017

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James DeWayne Woodman

October 22, 1923 - February 28, 2017

James "J. D." Woodman Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Friend & WWII Veteran Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in Yuma, Arizona.J.D. was born in Southerland, Nebraska on Monday, October 22, 1923. During the depression the family survived as migrant farm laborers in Washington, Oregon and Northern California...
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David Allan Ilizaliturri

March 25, 1963 - February 27, 2017

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Aurora G. Rueda

April 5, 1925 - February 26, 2017

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Aurora G. Rueda

April 5, 1925 - February 26, 2017

Aurora G. Rueda entered eternal rest on Sunday, February 26, 2017 in Yuma, Arizona, she was 91 years old. She was born on April 5, 1925 in Dinamita, Durango, Mexico to Antonia and Apolonio Garcia. She was a beloved wife and mother, Aurora loved all of her grandchildren and will be dearly missed.Funeral Mass was held on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 10:00 AM....
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Marian M. Tell

January 5, 1922 - February 24, 2017

Marian M. Tell passed away Friday, February 24, 2017 in Yuma, Arizona she was 95 years old. A homemaker she was born on January 5, 1922 in Vallejo, California. She is survived by her sons, Lacy Tell of Yuma and Jim Tell of Fairfield, California; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.She was predeceased by her parents, Edward ad Martha Grigg, husband, James Leroy Tell on February 17,...
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Robert Kenton Shepherd

April 16, 1924 - February 23, 2017

Robert "Shep" Kenton Shepherd, beloved husband, father, grandfather, friend and WWII veteran, passed away peacefully on February 23rd, 2017 at the age of 92.Shep was known for his sense of humor, unforgettable laugh, strong faith and unconditional love for his family.Shep was born in New Franklin, Missouri on April 16th, 1924 and spent most of his childhood in Chandler, Arizona. He...
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Lynn Paulsell Dalbey

May 30, 1945 - February 22, 2017

The spirit of Lynn Marie Paulsell Dalbey of Yuma left earth to meet our Lord and Savior in Heaven on February 22, 2017. Lynn was preceded in death by her father, Frederick Oliver Paulsell, mother, Jeanne Empey Paulsell, and brother Frederick Oliver Paulsell, Jr, all of Seattle, Washington. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Gene Benjamin Dalbey of Yuma, Arizona, her son, Lieutenant...
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Adelina Lara Alvarado

April 7, 1927 - February 18, 2017

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