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Obituary: Mary Colleen Anderson
Mary Colleen Anderson was born Aug. 12, 1960, in Pasadena, California. She spent most of her life in Fresno, California, where she courageously faced the special challenges that life provided.
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Obituary: Carolyn Sims Dicus
Carolyn Sims Dicus went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 7, 2015.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Obituary: Betty Jane Ayers-Wells
Betty Jane Ayers-Wells passed away on March 18, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Obituary: Dr. Dale J. Ring
Dr. Dale J. Ring, 72, of Prescott, Arizona, born March 3, 1943 in Platteville, Wisconsin, passed away May 11, 2015.

Private family services will be at a later date.

Cremation by Neptune Society.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Obituary: Gwendolyn Pearl Pete
Gwendolyn Pearl Pete, 72, of Chino Valley, Arizona, born Dec. 30, 1942 in Twin Falls, Idaho, passed away May 11, 2015.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Obituary: William Edward 'Bill' Berssenbruegge
William Edward "Bill" Berssenbruegge, 94, passed away, Friday, May 15, 2015, in Dewey, Arizona. He was born on March 5, 1921, in Woodlawn, Ohio.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Obituary: James Irvin Baker
A life well lived best describes James Irvin Baker. Born at his grandparents' house in Rosedale (Kansas City) Kansas on April 26, 1929, he was one of six children growing up in Kansas City.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Obituary: Donald Joseph Klein Sr.
Donald Joseph Klein Sr., 97, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, born July 27, 1917, in Hayfield, Minnesota, passed away May 11, 2015.


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Obituary: Barry Shawn Hutchings
Barry Shawn Hutchings, 61, of Prescott, Arizona, born Nov. 23, 1953, in New York State, passed away May 3, 2015.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Obituary: Douglas Harlor
Douglas Harlor, 67, passed away May 13, 2015, in Prescott, Arizona.


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Obituary: Patricia Ann Addis
Patricia Ann Addis went to be with her God and her family in heaven on May 7, 2015, at 3:15 a.m., surrounded by her earthly family in Prescott, Arizona.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: Frank McDonald
Francis Charles McDonald (Frank) was born in the small town of Paw Paw, Michigan on May 22, 1922 to Thomas and Ruth McDonald.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: Dorothy M. Drago
Dorothy Mae (McGeehee) Drago, a Prescott resident for over half a century, passed away on April 19, 2015 in Peoria, Arizona at the age of 83.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: Mary Anna Ash
Mary Anna Ash (Posick) peacefully entered heaven on May 6, 2015, after a long battle with MDS (Myelodysplastic Syndrome).
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: Lucy Jane Jackson
Lucy Jane Jackson was born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1921. Lucy Jane's parents brought her to Tucson in 1927, confident that the Arizona air would improve her health.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: Robert Anthony Settevendemie
Robert Anthony Settevendemie, 75, of Dewey, Arizona, passed away Mayt 11, 2015.

Services will be in California at a later date.

Arrangements by Sunrise Funeral Home.


Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: John R. Healey III
John R. Healey III, 68, of Chino Valley, Arizona, born Feb. 10, 1947 in Westerly, Rhode Island, passed away May 8, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: Marilyn I. Burkhardt
Marilyn I. Burkhardt, 83, of Prescott, Arizona, born April 29, 1932 in Malvern, Iowa, passed away May 11, 2015.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: Craig Thomas Stephenson
Craig Thomas Stephenson, 61, of Prescott, Arizona, born June 2, 1953 in Hawthorne, California, passed away May 14, 2015.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: Margaret Cheesbrough
Margaret Haefele Cheesbrough Hawley Nov. 19, 1918 - May 5, 2015.
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Obituary: Evelyn Mae Wallace
Evelyn Mae Wallace was born on November 14, 1933, in Blue Island, IL.
Saturday, May 16, 2015

Obituary: Mary Jane Lull
Mary Jane Lull, 84, of Prescott, Arizona, born July 28, 1930 in Blairsville, Pennsylvania, passed away May 12, 2015.
Saturday, May 16, 2015

Obituary: Orion McElroy
On the evening of May 2, 2015, our beloved brother, father, husband, coworker and snake'spert, Orion McElroy was felled unexpectedly at home in Wilhoit, Arizona of cardiac arrest.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Obituary: Roger Allen Bryant
Roger Allen Bryant died on May 2, 2015 in the loving arms of his wife, Marilyn of 64 years.
Friday, May 15, 2015

Obituary: Richard P. Law
Richard P. Law, 71, of Prescott Valley, born Dec. 20, 1943 in Wheeling, West Virginia, passed away May 12, 2015.

Arrangements by Wickenburg Funeral Home and Crematory.


Friday, May 15, 2015

Obituary: Larry 'Butch' Worrell
Larry "Butch" Worrell, 74, of Mayer, Arizona passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015 in Cottonwood, Arizona. He was born Sunday, March 2, 1941 in Moline, Illinois.
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Obituary: Charles Gray
Charlie was born to Clifford and Ora on Aug. 3, 1942 in Prescott, Arizona and was raised on the family ranch in Bagdad, Arizona.
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Obituary: Linda L. Ferra
Linda L. Ferra passed away May 10, 2015 in Lake St. Louis, Missouri.
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Obituary: Donald Klepl
Donald Klepl, 69, of Prescott, Arizona died Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Prescott. He was born Thursday, Dec. 27, 1945 to George and Katie Klepl.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Obituary: Isidro 'Easy' Anthony Torres
Isidro "Easy" Anthony Torres passed away on May 10, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona in the presence of his loving wife and family.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Obituary: Walter Stanley Smudzin
Walter Stanley Smudzin, 96, of Prescott, Arizona, born Sept. 30, 1918, in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, passed away May 11, 2015.

Arrangements by Heritage Memory Mortuary.


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Obituary: Shirley Jean Ogle
Shirley Jean Ogle, 79, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, born July 23, 1935, in Oilton, Oklahoma, passed away May 7, 2015.

Services will be at a later date.

Arrangements by Heritage Memory Mortuary.


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Obituary: Margie Marveldean Hudson
Margie Marveldean Hudson, 91, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away May 8, 2015.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Obituary: Eugene John Kerkman
Eugene John Kerkman, 84, of Prescott, Arizona, born Nov. 27, 1930, in Petersburg, Nebraska, passed away May 8, 2015.

Arrangements by Wickenburg Funeral Home and Crematory.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Obituary: Dorothy Elaine Bloom
Dorothy Elaine Bloom, 77, a Prescott resident since 1966, died on May 6, 2015, in her apartment in Alta Vista Retirement Village.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Obituary: Harriet Patricia Walser McCain
Harriet Patricia Walser McCain, 66, of Prescott, Arizona died Saturday April 25, 2015 in Prescott. She was born Sunday, July 11, 1948 in Williams, Arizona to Anothon H. and Elizabeth J. Walser.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Obituary: Amelia L. Bick
Amelia L. Bick passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015. She was 91 years old.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Obituary: James (Jimmy) Leroy Glantz
James (Jimmy) Leroy Glantz, 80, of Dewey, Arizona, born March 10, 1935, in Billings, Montana, passed away May 7, 2015.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Obituary: Austin John Faulkner
Austin John Faulkner (AJ), 18, of Prescott, Arizona was born on July 2, 1996 in Denver, Colorado. AJ became one of Heavens precious angels on Nov. 29, 2014.
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Obituary: R. Dennis Miller
R. Dennis Miller, age 71, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2015 after a brief illness at his residence in Prescott, Arizona.
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Obituary: Ronald S. Makinson
Ronald S. Makinson of Mayer passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015. He was 65 years old. Ronald was born on Jan. 23, 1950 in Grass Valley, California to Glennie Ted and Essie Viola Makinson.
Friday, May 08, 2015

Obituary: George M. Wheeler
George M. Wheeler, 91, of Prescott Valley, passed away April 26, 2015, in Huntington Beach, California.
Friday, May 08, 2015

Obituary: Roger A. Potter
Roger A. Potter, 58, of Prescott, Arizona, born Dec. 16, 1955 in El Cajon, California, passed away May 6, 2015.

Arrangements by Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home.

Friday, May 08, 2015

Obituary: Betty Nell Montgomery
Betty Nell Montgomery, 87, a resident of Prescott for 51 years, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Granite Gate Senior Living Facility in Prescott.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Obituary: Comer Wadzeck
Comer Wadzeck, 68, of Ahwatukee, Arizona passed away on May 4, 2015.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Obituary: Judith Yvonne Stark
Judith left us after a long battle with cancer and bipolar disorder.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Obituary: Sara Jane Lovett
Sara Jane Lovett, 80, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, born July 11, 1934 in Bradford, Pennsylvania, passed away May 3, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Obituary: Arnold Vincent Kinsley
Arnold Vincent Kinsley, 89, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away on May 4, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.

Arrangements by Affordable Burial and Cremation LLC.

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Obituary: Dean Harley Finney
Dean Harley Finney died at the age of 84 at home on April 18, 2015 surrounded by family members.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Obituary: David V. Grossi
Born April 22, 1918, in Lenola, Italy, David Grossi passed away on May 1, 2015 in the wonderful care of Prescott Nursing and Rehab Center and Canyon River Community Hospice.
Thursday, May 07, 2015

Obituary: Joan (Joannie) Christiansen
Joan (Joannie) Christiansen of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away April 30, 2015. She was born to Mr. and Mrs. Flakus on July 3, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Obituary: Eleanor Jeanne House Wood
Jeanne Wood passed away on Monday, May 4, 2015 after a long illness. She was born to Herman Collin and Bessie Lee House in Lake Charles, Louisiana on June 27, 1936.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Obituary: Doris Mae Kelm
Doris Mae Kelm, 91, passed away May 3, 2015. She was born Sept. 18, 1923, in Morgantown West Virginia. She had five sisters and two brothers. She was the widow of Edward G. Kelm.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Obituary: Ada Frances (Bury) Cobb
Ada Frances (Bury) Cobb, born March 3, 1927, in Michigan, died April 19, 2015, in Prescott, Arizona, after a long journey with Alzheimer's. Frances was raised in California and was the widow of Navy Lt. Commander Loren Hatch Cobb, retired, who predeceased her in 2008.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Obituary: David V. Grossi
Born April 22, 1918, in Lenola, Italy, David Grossi passed away on May 1, 2015 in the wonderful care of Prescott Nursing and Rehab Center and Canyon River Community Hospice. He was 97 years old.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Obituary: Arnold Vincent Kinsley
Arnold Vincent Kinsley, 89, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away on May 4, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Obituary: Sara Jane Lovett
Sara Jane Lovett, 80, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, born July 11, 1934 in Bradford, Pennsylvania, passed away May 3, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Obituary: Grace T. Myers
Grace T. Myers, 22 days shy of her 99th birthday, gently passed into the arms of Jesus the morning of May 1, 2015. Amazing Grace, to all who knew her, was born May 23, 1916, to William and Blanche Thomas in Sharon, Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Obituary: Nancy Paulson Ott
Nancy Paulson Ott, age 74, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away after a lengthy illness at home on April 17, 2015, with her loving family by her side. Born on Feb. 3, 1941, in Hudson, Wisconsin.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Obituary: Floyd 'Anthony' Hastings
Floyd "Anthony" Hastings passed away in Prescott, Arizona on April 22, 2015. He was born on Dec. 31, 1987, in Kingman, Arizona to Robert Sean Stroud and Elizabeth Ann Hastings.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Obituary: Charlene Lorraine Lucier
Charlene Lorraine Lucier, 64, died at home on April 27, 2015, after a brief illness. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sept. 8, 1950.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Obituary: Orion McElroy
Orion McElroy, 60, born in Elko, Nevada, passed away May 2, 2015.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Obituary: Robert E. Gaeddert
Robert E. (Bob) Gaeddert passed away April 18, 2015, in Prescott, Arizona. He was born Jan. 21, 1932, in Manhattan, Kansas to Jacob and Bernice (Brenneman) Gaeddert.
Sunday, May 03, 2015

Obituary: Joan "Joanie" M. Christiansen
Joan "Joanie" M. Christiansen, 77, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, born July 3, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, passed away April 30, 2015.

Arrangements by Sunrise Funeral Home.


Sunday, May 03, 2015

Obituary: Phyllis A. Troutt
Phyllis A. Troutt 92, of Prescott, Arizona passed away peacefully in Prescott on April 25, 2015.
Sunday, May 03, 2015

Obituary: Jean Temperance Isham
Jean Temperance Isham passed away April 15, 2015, peacefully in her home.
Sunday, May 03, 2015

Obituary: F. James Kelty
F. James Kelty, 84, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away on April 30, 2015.
Sunday, May 03, 2015

Obituary: John Harvey Burlington
John Harvey Burlington, age 88 of Cordes Junction passed away April 6, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.
Sunday, May 03, 2015

Obituary: William Michael Brooking
Originally from Julian, California and currently from Dewey, Arizona, William Brooking passed away April 16, 2015, in Ellendale, North Dakota.
Saturday, May 02, 2015

Obituary: LaPrele Ellis
LaPrele Ellis, 86, of Chino Valley passed away on April 29, 2015. She was born Nov. 12, 1928 in Mesa, Arizona to Walter Harvey and Anna Jane Pew.
Saturday, May 02, 2015

Obituary: Willis 'Will' Munson
Willis "Will" Munson, died Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Yavapai Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 27, 1925 in Warren, Pennsylvania.
Friday, May 01, 2015

Obituary: William Lester Gill
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, William Lester Gill passed away at the age of 84.
Friday, May 01, 2015

Obituary: John "Jack" M. Dubois
John "Jack" M. Dubois, 87, of Prescott, Arizona, born Nov. 29, 1927 in Syracuse, New York, passed away April 29, 2015.

Arrangements by Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Obituary: Kenneth H. Johnson
Kenneth H. Johnson, 82, born June 14, 1932 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, passed away April 28, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.

Arrangements by Affordable Burial and Cremation.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Obituary: James L. Rawlinson
James L. Rawlinson, 81, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, passed away on April 24, 2015, following a brief illness.
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Obituary: Wolfgang Maass
Wolfgang Maass, 66, of Seligman, Arizona, born March 17, 1949, in Frankfurt, Hessen, passed away April 25, 2015.

Arrangements by Chino Valley Funeral Home.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Obituary: Craig S. Rigg
Craig S. Rigg passed away on April 23, 2015, in Chino Valley, Arizona. He was born on Sept. 17, 1954, in England.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Obituary: Shelby Lee (Squires) Steinborn
Shelby Lee (Squires) Steinborn, age 52, passed away Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at her home in Dewey, Arizona after a 5-year battle with ovarian cancer.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Obituary: Patrick Lyle Nash
Patrick Lyle Nash passed peacefully away on April 21, 2015. Pat was born June 13, 1934 in Prescott, Arizona.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Obituary: Galen John Schmit, M.D.
Galen John Schmit, M.D. died on April 24, 2015 in Tucson after a long battle with cancer.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Obituary: John M. Rakyta
John M. Rakyta passed from this world into his Heavenly home on Thursday, April 23, 2015. He was born on Dec. 27, 1940, to Walter G. and Anna Rakyta (Gauvernik).
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Obituary: Herbert John White
Herbert John White, 84, passed from this world on April 24, 2015. He was born in New Milford, Connecticut, the eldest son of Charles W. and Bertha (Thowless) White.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Obituary: Phyllis A. Troutt
Phyllis A. Troutt, 92, of Prescott, Arizona, born Aug. 28, 1922 in Los Angeles, California, passed away April 25, 2015.




Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Obituary: Heide Hartmann-Taylor
Dr. Heide Hartmann-Taylor, known affectionately as "Dr. Heide" by her friends and patients, passed away April 24, 2015 in her home in Chino Valley, Arizona, finally succumbing to a very aggressive cancer.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Obituary: Elizabeth (Rojas) Smith
On Sunday, April 19, 2015, Elizabeth (Rojas) Smith passed from this life to join our Heavenly Father. Elizabeth was born in Phoenix, Arizona on Dec. 29, 1936; daughter of Isabel and Felix Rojas.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Obituary: Roger William Hayek
Roger William Hayek was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on Aug. 15, 1946, to William and Lorraine (Fox) Hayek. He passed peacefully at his home, with family, in Dewey, Arizona, on April 23, 2015.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Obituary: Doris Mae Snell
Our sweet mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, 94, died peacefully on April 19, 2015, from complications of a stroke.
Sunday, April 26, 2015

Obituary: Carol Joyce Smith
Carol Joyce Smith, 76, of Prescott, Arizona, born Oct. 4, 1938 in Buckner, Illinois, passed away April 20, 2015.

Services will be at 2 p.m. April 29, 2015 at El Camino Memorial Sorrento Valley Chapel, 5600 Carroll Canyon Road, San Diego, California. Interment will follow at the El Camino Memorial Park, Firefighters Rest Lawn.

Arrangements by Heritage Memory Mortuary.


Sunday, April 26, 2015

Obituary: Virginia A. Restifo
Virginia A. Restifo (Ginny) was born in New York City on Feb. 10, 1944, after a courageous battle against cancer she succumbed on April 21, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona.
Sunday, April 26, 2015

Obituary: Glenn R. Alvis
Glenn R. Alvis joined his Lord and Savior on April 21, 2015. Glenn passed away in the comfort of his residence at the Pioneer Home.
Sunday, April 26, 2015

Obituary: John M. Rakyta
John M. Rakyta passed from this world into his Heavenly home on Thursday, April 23, 2015. He was born on Dec. 27, 1940, to Walter G. and Anna Rakyta (Gauvernik).
Saturday, April 25, 2015

Obituary: James Ray Taylor
James Ray Taylor was born in Izzard County, Arkansas, to James Franklin and Minnie Mae (Vaughn) Taylor on June 22, 1927. He passed peacefully at his home in Prescott Valley, Arizona on April 21, 2015.
Friday, April 24, 2015

Obituary: Richard Crane
Richard Crane, 62, of Chino Valley passed away in Chino Valley on April 12, 2015. He was born Feb. 18, 1953 to Harry and Margaret (Pole) Crane in Phoenix, Arizona.
Friday, April 24, 2015

Obituary: Elizabeth A. Smith
Elizabeth A. Smith, 78, born in Phoenix, Arizona, passed away April 19, 2015.
Friday, April 24, 2015

Obituary: Nancy Lynn Ott
Nancy Lynn Ott, 74, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, born Feb. 3, 1941 in Hudson, Wisconsin, passed away April 17, 2015.
Friday, April 24, 2015

Obituary: Joseph Samuel Tarrer III
Joseph Samuel Tarrer III born in Ft. Meyers, Florida on Jan. 30, 1936, passed peacefully on April 20, 2015. Mr. Tarrer was an 11-year resident of Prescott, Arizona.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Obituary: Jennifer Chepeus Hawkins
Jennifer Chepeus Hawkins, 38, left this world to be with our savior on April 12, 2015.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Obituary: David Charles Bell
David Charles Bell of Bridport, Vermont passed away on April 2, 2015, in Columbia, South Carolina after a brief illness.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Obituary: Elsie Blanton
Long-time Prescott resident Elsie Blanton has died. She was 94. Born in London in July 1920, she passed away at an assisted living facility in Prescott on April 11, 2015.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Obituary: Donna Pettibone
Donna Pettibone passed away early morning on Friday, April 17, 2015 surrounded by love.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015


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