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APPLEGATE, Mary A., 76, passed away peacefully on June 23, 1997. A loving and devote wife, mother and grandmother, she is survived by sons, Einer, Rex and Larry; daughter, Melinda; and five grandchildren; brother, John Lindenberger; and sister, Betty Lindberg. A native of New Mexico, she served proudly during World War II in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Near the end of the war she met and married her husband, Roland S. Applegate. After the war, Roland and Mary settled in California. Mary worked full time for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service while raising three children. She retired in 1979 after 30 years of government service. Mary was always proud to give extra effort in helping people attain U.S. citizenship. After her husband Roland passed away, Mary moved to the Tucson area to be near her daughter, Melinda. Mary spent the last several years of her life enjoying visits from her children and grandchildren. She loved her many pets and the animals of the Southwest. She was a strong and independent woman, who was a generous and compassionate friend to many. She amazed all with her ability to organize. Mary was an enthusiastic reader of mystery novels and a complete devotee of crossword puzzles. Mary will be laid to rest in the Applegate pioneer family cemetery in Yoncalla, Oregon. A family service will be held there later this summer. Mary wished that any memorial donations be given to a charity of your choice. Arrangements by Green Valley Mortuary, 625-7400.
 

Shirley Ann Basel
December 13, 1934 - July 14, 1996.
Shirley's Memorial Bench has been completed and installed on the plaza located in the southeast corner of the Four Apostles Statue at East Lawn Palms Cemetery.
 

BONNER, James Arthur, 53, of Shelbyville, TN died June 19, 1997 at Bedford County General Hospital. He was born in Marshall County, TN on May 15, 1944 and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a retired employee of Empire Pencil Company, Shelbyville, TN. Survivors include wife, Bette McDaniel Bonner, Tucson, AZ; daughters, Becky Bonner Holden and Lori K. Bonner, both of Shelbyville, TN; son, James ``Scooter'' Bonner, Shelbyville; stepdaughters, Joyce Robinson, Tucson and Kathi Crumpler, Las Vegas, NV; brothers, J.C. Bonner, Petersburg, TN and Harold Bonner, Fayetteville, TN; sisters, Mrs. Jimmy (Lee) Brannon and Jean Jones, both of Shelbyville, TN and Connie Brock, Lewisburg, TN; and one grandchild. Visitation was Thursday, June 19, 1997 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Service on Friday, June 20, 1997, 3:30 p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home, Shelbyville, TN, with Ronnie Adams officiating. The cemetery is Willow Mount Cemetery in Shelbyville, TN.
 

ENDELMAN, Ruth, was born November 7, 1908 to Harry and Grace Platt Endelman in Algonac, MI, died June 24, 1997. Her mother, father and two sisters predeceased her. Surviving are three nephews, Paul Pontius of McAllen, TX, Lewis Pontius of Moore, OK and Ronald Pontius of Brady, TX. She graduated from Battle Creek College and taught in Bad Axe, MI and Rochester, MI before coming to Tucson in 1947 where she taught at Roosevelt, Jefferson Park, Lineweaver and Rogers Elementary Schools - retiring in 1974. She spent summers at her cottage at Algonac near the St. Clair River. No Services are planned. Memorial gifts may be made to Casas Adobes Congregational Church (UCC) or any charity to help children. Memberships include Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Friends of the Library, Retired Teachers Association and Casas Adobes Congregational Church. Arrangements by BRING'S MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 236 S. Scott.
 

FOSTER, Kenneth B., 81, of Tucson, born in Newberry, MI, and a 30 year resident of Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, passed away on June 23, 1997. Survived by his wife, Lil of 36 years; daughters, Pat Teske and Kay Oberle; sons, Kenny and Greg; brother, Lou; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial Services will be at a later date in Newberry, MI. In lieu of flowers, send donations to Carondelet Hospice in Tucson.
 

FRENCH, Elizabeth C., 89, of Tucson, died June 22, 1997. Survivors include her son, Donald (Judith French of Tucson; grandchildren, Eric and Suzanne;and one nephew, John. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, Donald and her grandson, Andrew. Memorial Services will be held at Rincon Community Center, Saturday, June 12, 1997, time pending. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Elizabeth's name to The University of Idaho, Science or Nature Conservancy. Arrangements by HEATHER MORTUARY.
 

HASKELL, Willard L., age 77, of Tucson died June 22, 1997. Survivors include wife, Elizabeth Haskell of Tucson; son, Ronald S. Haskell of Denton, TX; daughters, Dayle Antrim and Janet Crowson of Tucson; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. Haskell served with the USAF, WWII and was a prisoner of the Japanese for 28 months. He has resided in Tucson since 1969. Graveside services will be at Petland Memorial Park, 5720 E. Glenn, Wednesday, June 25 at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Dale Jacobson officiating. Burial will follow at Petland. Memorial donations may be made to Carondelet Hospice or Veterans Administration Hospice. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd. (at Speedway).
 

HELM, Judge Lloyd C., died June 7, 1997 after a brief illness. He made his home most recently in Green Valley, AZ. Judge Helm presided over Division Two of the Cochise County Superior Court from the creation of the second division in 1965 until his retirement in 1982. Previously, Judge Helm had served as both Deputy County Attorney and County Attorney for Cochise County. Memorial Services will be held Friday, June 27 at 12:30 p.m. at the Douglas Elks Lodge BPOE 955 followed by a Gravesite Service, with interment of his ashes at 4:00 p.m. at Calvary Cemetery in Douglas. The family suggests that contributions of Judge Lloyd C. Helm be made to the general scholarship fund at the University of Arizona College of Law. Cards for the Helm Family can be sent to Hugh Helm, Galton and Helm, 500 S. Grand, Suite 1200, Los Angeles, CA 90071, (213) 629-8800.
 

HILLIARD, Bonnie, 74, of Tucson, died June 23, 1997. Preceded in death by husband, Darwin Dale Hilliard. Survived by daughter, Beverly Clark of Colfax, CA; son, Donald Hilliard of Eatontown, NJ; sister, Wilma Pelland of Tucson; brother, Joseph Gralapp of WA; and four grandchildren. Service, Thursday, 10:00 a.m. EVERGREEN MORTUARY, N. Oracle & W. Miracle Mile, with Pastor Jeffrey of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church officiating. Private interment, Evergreen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Carondelet St. Mary's Hospice.
 

JONES, Willis M., 90, of Tucson, Arizona, passed away June 24, 1997. He was born July 23, 1906 near Waterville, Washington. He is survived by his wife, Billie McCleary Jones; a son, Dr. Robert W. Jones of Tempe, AZ; a daughter-in-law, Marcia A. Jones of Los Alamos, NM; two granddaughters, Sherryl A. Jones of Port Townsend, WA, Diane Jones Schumacher of Seattle, WA; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Victor M. Jones of Seattle, WA, Rowland M. Jones of Cashmere, WA; and three sisters, Ruth Mae Bunnell of Yakima, WA, Ida Jenkins of Issaquah, WA and Mary Johnston of Portland, OR. Willis grew up in the wheat country of Eastern Washington. He was a graduate of Linfield College in McMinnville, OR and taught school in Oregon several years but spent most of her life in Seattle, WA. After selling his business interests in Seattle, he and his wife retired to Tucson, AZ. Memorials may be sent to the Willis M. Jones Memorial Fund, Linfield College, 900 S. E. Baker Street, McMinnville, OR 97128. There will be a private service. Arrangements conducted by VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, 327-6341.
 

KENNEDY, Janice B., 72, of Tucson, died Monday, June 23, 1997. Survived by: husband, Walter M.; children, Scott E. of Aurora, CO, Luann M. Fitzpatrick of Roanoke, VA, John A. of Englewood, CO; sister, Maxine White of Port Huron, MI, Imogene Stickney of Royal Oak, MI; brother, Ed Barnes of Dearborn, MI. Memorial Services Thursday, June 26 at 2:00 p.m. at Tucson Meadows Mobile Home Park, Community Building, 2121 S. Pantano Rd. Arrangements by ARIZONA MORTUARY.
 

MANDAL, Alex M., 38, of Tucson, died June 22, 1997. Survivors include his wife, Caroline; sons, Jesse and Joseph; and daughter, Leah; parents, Rose and Miguel Nieto; sisters, Alice, Agnes, Anna and Angie; and brother, Angelo. Alex was a resident of Tucson for 17 years and worked at Allied Signal Aerospace, Tucson for the past 11 years. Funeral Service will be at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY CHAPEL, 5801 E. Grant Rd., Thursday, June 26 at 2:30 p.m. with Committal Service to follow. ``We love and miss you.''
 

MANNING, Alice M., 79, died June 24, 1997. Mother of Marcia (Richard) Grau of Tucson; sister of Ellen Chang of Lewiston, ID and E. Clark Miller of Santa Monica, CA; grandmother of Jennifer Martin of Morgan Hill, CA, Molly Grau, Briana Grau and Richard Grau, Jr., all of Tucson; one great-grandchild, Bradley Grau Martin of Morgan Hill, CA also survives. She was a member of P.E.O. Memorial Service, 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 5, 1997 at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 9252 E. 22nd St., with Rev. Fred Wood officiating. Contributions to the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, c/o of The Youth Program in memory of Alice M. Manning would be appreciated. Arrangements by BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway.
 

MARTINEZ, Nestor ``Toby'', 63, of Oracle, passed away June 22, 1997. Preceded in death by son Toby Martinez. Survived by wife, Freida A. Martinez; daughter, Dede Martinez; son, Andrew R. Martinez; brother, David Martinez; two grandchildren; Andrew R. Martinez, Jr. and Richard Tobias Juarez. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 1997 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at St. Helen's Church in Oracle, AZ with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered on Thursday, June 26, 1997 at 8:00 a.m. at St. Helen's Church. Interment to follow at Oracle Cemetery. Arrangements by CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY. 
 

MCLANE, Ernest C. ``Mac'', age 99, a 25 year resident of Tucson, passed away June 23, 1997. Born January 20, 1898 in British Columbia. Mr. McLane was a member of B.P.O.E. #385 and the Masonic Shrine Temple. Survived by his wife of 12 years, Helene; and daughter, Catherine Stegemeyer of Minnesota. Arrangements by SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY.

Jeanne C. Nickson
76, of Tucson, passed away June 17, 1997. She is survived by her beloved grandson, Jeffrey S. Nickson; sister, Patricia C. Johnson; and brother, Bill Collins, all of Tucson. She was a school principal for Los Angeles School District where she was recognized for her outstanding service in 1979. The library at Vine Street elementary School was named after her in 1994 in commemoration of her many years of dedicated service. She was still very active after her retirement & participated at the Tucson Museum of Art and was a leader of the Literacy Adult Education Program. She published two historical novels ``Tears of the Moon'' and ``Shadow of the Condor''. It was her desire that her remains be cremated and no services be held. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A celebration of her life will be held on her birthdate July 15th.
 

STONE, Ruth O., 94, passed away June 20, 1997. She was preceded in death by her two brothers and five sisters and in 1985 by her husband, John W. Stone. Survivors include her son, J.W. Stone (Frances), Tucson, AZ; grandson, Gary Stone (Nancy), Kingman, AZ; three great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and by numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Ruth and John relocated to Arizona from Missouri in 1943. Ruth was a retired Boulder City, NV hospital chef for many years. She enjoyed as her hobbies: cake decorating, crocheting, knitting, sewing doll clothes and collecting salt and pepper shakers. As was her wish her remains will be cremated and with John's cremated remains interment will be in St. Joseph's, MO. Ruth's family wish to thank the staff, nurses and aids of Devon Gables Health Care Center and Dignita Hospice Care for their kindness and support. Arrangements by BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway.
 

TILLMANN, Anna Catherine (Hermann), 92, died June 23, 1997. Survived by niece, Loraine DeMay of Sun City West, AZ and other nieces and nephews. Mass will be offered 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 26, 1997 at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1800 S. Kolb Rd., with Msgr. Thomas Cahalane officiating. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Rosary will be recited 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 25, 1997 at BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, and friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 25, 1997 at BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway. Family request donations to Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in her name.

Elizabeth Henry Bruhn
92, of Tucson, passed away on December 12, 1997. She was born in San Francisco on March 7, 1905, to James Buchanan Henry Jr. and Mary McClaughry Henry. Mrs. Bruhn was the great-granddaughter of James Buchanan Henry, nephew of and personal secretary to President James Buchanan.
Mrs. Bruhn's father was an officer in the U.S. Army's cavalry, and the family lived in many parts of the United States as well as in the Philippines. Some of Mrs. Bruhn's fondest memories were of Columbus, New Mexico, and Manila.
Mrs. Bruhn graduated from the University of Arizona in 1927 with a B.A. in journalism and French. After teaching in Tombstone for a year, she returned to Tucson, where she taught high school for several years. She then obtained an M.A. in Spanish from the U of A, where she taught for nearly 20 years in the Spanish department, retiring in 1956 as a tenured professor. During the mid-1950's she pursued doctoral studies at Columbia University.
She married the late Henry H. Bruhn, a mining engineer, in 1956, and they lived in Carlsbad, N.M., and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, before returning to Tucson in 1960.
Mrs. Bruhn continued to live here after her husband's death and was active in her bridge club, book club, and sorority ``lunch bunch.'' She was a member of the Trinity Presbyterian Church and Delta Kappa Gamma sorority.
She is survived by her nephew James Buchanan Henry IV of Austin, TX, her nieces Mary Catherine Henry of Chicago and Elizabeth Eleanor Henry, also of Austin, TX. She is also survived by her stepdaughter Mary Ann Douglas of Midland, TX, stepson John David Bruhn of Clemmons, NC, stepdaughter Shawn Alexis Edgar of Tucson, stepgrandson Michael Henry Armstrong of Aberdeen, WA, and three step-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Bruhn spent her life seeing only the best in the people around her and finding joy in life. Her gentle presence will be greatly missed.
Memorial services will be held January 24, 1998, atCARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY, 204 South Stone, at 1:00 p.m. in the Central Chapel.

Blanche M. Caarls,
age 88, born September 12, 1909, passed away January 18, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Caarls, son-in-law, James E. Brooks and grandson James L. Brooks. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Brooks and Bobbie Lloyd and son-in-law Bill Lloyd. She is also survived by six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Blanche was a TUSD teacher for 25 years, then went on to volunteer 36,000 hours at St. Joseph's Hospital. She was involved in a variety of organizations, including Catholic Daughters, Women's Club, Delta Kappa Gamma, Retired Teachers, St. Ambrose Senior Citizens. Blanche received her masters at the University of Arizona. The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 20, 1998, at ADAIR FUNERAL HOME DODGE CHAPEL, (at Speedway). The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 21, 1998, at St. Ambrose Church, 300 S. Tucson Blvd. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the wonderful, caring Carondelet Hospice at St. Joseph's, P.O. Box 13170, Tucson, AZ 85732-3170. Grandma, you will live on in our hearts and memories forever.
 

CARMONY, Thelma, 88, of Tucson, died January 15, 1998. Survived by daughter, Charlene Carmony Labb; son, Neil Carmony; and sister, Velma Flowers. The family will have private services. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd. at Speedway.

Mercedes ``Mercy'' Wood Carrillo,
born December 27, 1910 a fifth generation of Tucson passed away January 17, 1998. Preceded in death by Josephine W. Elias, Delia W. Elias, Robert Wood, and Alphonso Wood. Survived by sister, Amalia W. Moreno of San Diego, CA. Also survived by nieces and nephews, Eileen Haga, Michael Wood, David Wood, Roberta Russell, May Carr, Paul Wood, Robert R. Wood, Arthur Elias, Cynthia Elias Durbin, Edna Harper, Mia Moreno, and by many great nieces and nephews. Mrs. Carrillo enjoyed life to the fullest. Although vision impaired in recent years, she continued active involvement with her community and enjoyed holidays and other activities with family. She took up Tai Chi and Yoga and participated in TAB activities. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Tucson Association for the Blind, 3767 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, AZ 85716. Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 21, 1998 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY, (North Chapel) 204 S. Stone Ave., with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at St. Ambrose Church, 300 S. Tucson Blvd.
 

CHUMLEY, Margaret E., 78, of Tucson, died January 16, 1998. Survivors include son, Walt Perkins; sister, Joyce Neuman; brother, Gene Edgar; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Graveside Services will take place in Alice, TX. Local arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd at Speedway.
 

CVIJANOVICH, Jovo (Joe), born in Yugoslavia, October 23, 1910, and passed away January 15, 1998 in Tucson. Immigrated to Jerome, AZ in 1914. The copper mine of Cleopatra Hill was his milieu. He is survived by two sisters, Millie Galovich of Castro Valley, CA, and Mary Mac Donald of Tucson; one brother, Louis Cvijanovich (Martha Sue) of Oxnard, CA; six nieces, Dorothy Galovich, Castro Valley, CA, Charlotte Causey (Ken) of Tucson, Sammie Lou Rothrock (Bob, Todd, Chello Trevor) of Tucson, Leslie Mac Donald of Tokyo, Japan, Sue Ann Cvijanovich, Las Vegas, NV, and Sherri Lou Cvijanovich of Oxnard, CA; six nephews, Samuel Joseph Cvijanovich (Kathryn, Samuel L., Napua) Stefan Cvijanovich both of Oxnard, CA, Stuart Cvijanovich of San Francisco, CA, Stan Cvijanovich (Debbie), and Scott Cvijanovich (Stefan and Samantha) both of Ventura, CA, Stacey Cvijanovich (Michelle and Mikala) of Las Vegas, NV. Friends may call at ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 20. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday at ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd. (at Speedway). Burial will follow at Eastlawn Cemetery. The family requests donations be made to the Salvation Army, 2717 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, 85713 or theTucson Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired, 3767 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, 85716.
 

DUPNIK, Constance C, 91, died on January 17, 1998. She was preceeded in death by her son, Edward Dupnik in 1952, and her husband Ed Dupnik in 1970.
She was born on November 12, 1906 in Panna Maria Texas She moved with her family to Bisbee, Arizona in September of 1937 and had made her home there until years ago when failing health brought her to Tucson. She is survived by her sons, Gilbert (Beverly) Dupnik, Clarence (Susie) Dupnik, Michael (Clara) Dupnik of Tucson, Robert (Joan) Dupnik of Phoenix, and John (Faith) Dupnik of Grand Junction, Colorado. She is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Rosary will be recited Wednesday at 7PM and the Funeral Mass will be on Thursday 10:30AM at St. Patrick Church, Bisbee, Arizona. Interment at Evergreen Cemetery. A memorial mass will be held on Friday, January 23, 7PM at St. Joseph Church in Tucson.
 

EIBER-JEIBER, James, 46, went home to be with our Lord, January 17, 1998 after an extended illness. He was born in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, November 20, 1951 and has been a resident of Tucson for the past 27 years. Jeiber was a local renowned artist in his own field of glass blowing. His work has been shown throughout the southwest. He is preceded in death by his father, Robert; and brother, Kevin. Survived by his loving wife, Karen; son, Jeremy (Mary); and four grandchildren; mother, Ida; brothers, Robert, Neal, David; and sister, Cheryl Foster. For 10 years he was a faithful volunteer at the Pima County Jail Ministry. Friends may call between 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at HEATHER MORTUARY, 1040 N. Columbus. Services 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at HEATHER MORTUARY CHAPEL. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery on N. Oracle. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Family Care, 3443 E. Ft. Lowell, Tucson 85716 or R.A.C. (Pima County Jail Ministry) P.O. Box 951, Tucson 85702.

Imogene Colquitt (Gene) Frazer,
died January 15, 1998. She was born in Bonham, TX to Annie Lee and Eugene Colquitt on September 5, 1913. Predeceased by her husband of 48 years, Jim W. Frazer; and daughter, Mary Ann Abosketes. She is survived by her daughters, Patricia Genematas (George) and Patricia Burroughs (Robert); six grand children, Nicholas G. (Cynthia), Gene Marie, James, Robert G. (Theresa) Genematas; Robert C. and Christopher Burroughs; five great-grand children, Melissa, Elizabeth, Jamie, and Gene Genematas and Danielle Burroughs; and her brother-in-law, J.V. Frazer of El Paso, TX; and nephews, J.V. Frazer Jr. of NM, and Guy (Peggy) Frazer of El Paso. Having made her home at the Life Care Center for almost four years, she received magnificent care and love from the Esperanza staff. Her family is so grateful to them. Ever devoted to her family and friends, she still found time to be of service to her community through the donation of thousands of hours of volunteer work at St. Joseph and UMC Hospitals. Memorial Service will be held at Chapel Christ the King, Wednesday, 11:30 a.m., January 21, 1998. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ``Those Who Care'', 3200 N. Los Altos, Tucson, AZ 85705. ``Nana'' leaves behind her wealth of beautiful memories, a lot of laughter, and a lot of love. She was and is ``Our Darling.'' Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave. @ Magee.
 

GILMAN, Gloria B., 63, of Tucson passed away January 16, 1998. She is survived by her husband, Gus Gillman Sr. of 46 years; and four sons, Gus Jr., Scott of Ohio, Ron and Steve. Services pending. Arrangements by HEATHER MORTUARY, 1040 N. Columbus Blvd.
 

HAN, Rebecca C.L., teacher and scholar, beloved mother and grandmother, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, January 18, 1998. She is survived by her son, Samuel Wong; daughter-in-law, Patricia; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Daniel and Matthew. In our hearts she will always be with us. Arrangements byWOLFREY PEACE CHAPEL, 5225 E. Speedway (881-0338).
 

HUMBLES, Lillian B., age 85, of Tucson, passed away January 18, 1998. Survived by daughters, Ruth (Wilbur) Mc Kesson of Tucson, and Edna M. Muse of CA; and sister, Edwina Collins of LA. Friends may call at ARIZONA MORTUARY, 7 E. University Blvd., Wednesday, January 21, 1998 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will conclude in New Orleans, LA.
 

KEISEN, Ruth Kelly, died January 14, 1998. Mrs. Keisen was born January 27, 1909 in Murphysboro, ILL to George and Eliza Smith. She shared the date of her birth with a sister, Ruby Hotz of Tucson who survives her. One of nine children born to George and Eliza, she was raised on the family farm, later graduating from Southern Illinois Normal University and earning a certificate enabling her to teach in the primary and grammar grades in the Indiana school system. She married Norman Keisen in 1934 and they shared their life together until he died suddenly in 1952 in Phoenix, AZ. Mrs. Keisen moved to Tucson in 1955 and worked as a staff client coordinator at the Homemakers of Tucson for several years. Earning a ``Seal Peterson Star of the Day Award'' for her service there. Mrs. Keisen though having no children of her own, always showed great loving and caring for her many nieces and nephews and their families. Some of those include, Mrs. Bertha Tuinstra (Chuck) and Mr. Jim Bauersachs (Lynda) of Tucson, Mr. Bob Bauersachs (Janet) of Auburndale, FL, Mr. Bruce Hotz (Donna) of Modesto, CA, Mrs. Jeanie Hudson of Three Rivers, MI and Mrs. Midge (Bob) Graeff of Murphysboro, IL. Several others with whom she maintained contact and affection reside in the midwest. Mrs. Keisen was also preceded in death by her parents, George and Eliza Smith and her brother, Clough Smith and Charles Smith, George Smith, Henry Smith, and sisters, Hester Smith, Edna Richardson, Frieda Heape all residents of the midwest and Helen Bauersachs of Tucson. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 20, 1998 at Casa Adobes Baptist Church. Arrangements by EVERGREEN MORTUARY & CEMETERY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Casa Adobes Building Fund.
 

MORFORD, Glenn Devere, 84, died on January 17, 1998 in Tucson. He was born in Soldier, KS, June 5, 1913. He is survived by his loving current wife, Ruby; and his children, Carol Exline of Salina, KS, Danny Morford of Leavenworth, KS and Cheryl Musick of Overland Park, KS; step-children, Elton Kilfoyl of CA and Randi VenHuizen of CA. He was preceded in death by his step-son, Jim Kilfoyl. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren. His wife of 46 years, Margaret, preceded him in death in 1982 and also his sister, Helen Chrisman. Glenn worked for Jordan's Bakery in Topeka, KS for many years before going to work for American Machine and Foundry Co. as a bakery service engineer. He retired from AMF in 1975 and then started his own bakery consulting business. His hard work and dedication to the job at hand, made his reputation outstanding in the business. He will be missed by his family as well as many business friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dove of Peace Lutheran Church, 665 W. Roller Coaster Rd., Tucson, AZ 85704 or to your favorite charity. Services will be held in Tucson, Wednesday, January 21, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. at SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY, 5401 S. Park Ave. Pastor Daniel V. Valasakos of Dove of Peace Lutheran Church will be officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. Services will also be held at a later date in Holton, KS at Mercer Funeral Home with burial in Soldier Cemetery, Soldier, KS.
 

NARDI, Joseph S., 76, died January 18, 1998. Husband of Marie Nardi of Tucson. Father of Kenneth Nardi of Rolling Hills Estates, CA, Joseph J. Nardi of Tucson. Grandfather of Stephanie A. Nardi. Brother of Vito Nardi of Norwood, IL, Yolanda Scannicchio of Westchester, IL, Rose Talano of Glenn Ellyn, IL. Numerous friends also survive. Memorial Mass, 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 22, 1998, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 7651 E. Pima. Vigil Service 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 21 at BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL. Mr. Nardi was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army and a member of VFW. Arrangements by BRINGS'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway.
 

NEWMAN, Ernest M., Born July 7, 1926 in Providence, RI died peacefully January 16, 1998 in Tucson, AZ at TMC Hospice after a 3-month battle with Cancer. His wife, Helen Epstein Newman, preceded him in death. He is survived by his daughters, Robin (Doreen Dobzewitz) Nozick of Tucson, Eileen (Harold) Rose of North Attleboro, MA, and Betsy (Tom) DelSanto of West Warwick, RI and six grandchildren, Brian and Jay Metzger, Gregory and Mitchell Rose, and Kimberly and Matthew DelSanto. His sister Barbara (Leon) Sloane and her children Richard Sloane and Susan Sugerman and their children also survive Mr. Newman.
A resident for most of his life in Rhode Island, he has resided in Tucson since his retirement as a Certified Public Accountant in 1992. He was a faithful and loyal friend of Bill W's, having helped countless newcomers at the Northwest Alano Club, where he worked until he became too ill. He will leave a tremendous void at ``The Club'' and in his family land friend's hearts and lives.
Mr. Newman was buried in a family plot in Rhode Island on Monday, January 19, 1998. Visiting hours will be at 2450 West Placita Iglesia Thursday, January 22nd and Friday, January 23rd from 1-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the TMC Hospice, 5301 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, AZ 85712 or The Northwest Alano Club, 4432 N. Romero Rd. 85705.
A Memorial Service will take place at The Northwest Alano Club, Saturday, January 24, 1998 at 2:00 p.m.
``Dad, I am so proud of YOU! I admire your devotion to living the program.''
 

NOLAN, Norma ``Kit'', 60 years old, died peacefully on Monday, January 19, 1998 in Tucson. Survived by her husband, William of Tucson; four daughters, Patty Nolan Goldsmith of Tucson, Kathy Pozda of Springfield, VA, Maribeth Natchez of Clark, NJ, Carri Nolan Chomiak of Morristown, NJ; eight wonderful grandchildren. ``Nana'' leaves behind her wealth of beautiful memories and a lot of love. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Carondelet Hospice, P.O. Box 13170, Tucson, AZ 85732. Burial and Funeral Mass will be in New Jersey. Arrangements byWOLFREY PEACE CHAPEL, 881-0338.
 

PHILLIPS, Dora K., Dora Korenbaum Phillips, of Tucson, died January 14, 1998 at 9:00 a.m. She was joined in death by her beloved sister, Lillian Spitz of Phoenix, who died at 9:00 p.m. the same day. Dora was born in 1909 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island and spent much of her life there. She was preceded in death by her brother, Jack Korenbaum and her husband, Edward Phillips. She is survived by her devoted sister, Eva Cossock of Tucson and sister Myrtle Korenbaum of San Diego. She is also survived by nieces, Leah Loveday of Tucson, Margie Spitz and Barbara Bassett of Martha's Vineyard; nephew David Cossock of Berkeley as well as great-nieces and nephews, who loved her dearly. Also life long friends the Linn family. She was a beacon of love for us all and miss her sorely. We'll always remember her kindness, generosity, and unfailing love. A Memorial Service will be conducted by Rabbi Thomas Louchheim at Broadway Proper 400 S. Broadway Place on February 6, 1998 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers please give to your favorite charity.
 

REESE, DeElda Marie Wumkes, 100, retired real estate broker, died January 19, 1998. Born April 17, 1897 in Davis, SD, the daughter of John and Ella Sternborg Wumkes. Grew up in Grundy Center, IA and graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1915 and from Highland Park College in Des Moines, IA in 1918. Married to Owen Reese Jr. on July 23, 1920. Preceded in death by her husband in 1938 and by her son, Owen Reese III, in 1997. Survived by her daughter, Eloise Reese Clymer and son-in-law John T. Clymer M.D. of Tucson; and daughter-in-law, Sally Kincaide Reese of Prospects Heights, IL; grandchildren, Scott Owen Reese (Sherry) of Glendale, CA, Diane Clymer Perry (William) of Boulder, CO, Brian Irvin Clymer (Patty) of Tucson, Lindsey Reese Cometa (James) of Ellicott City, MD, Bryn Reese Klovens (Dean) of Oak Park, IL, Julia Clymer Zandler (Thomas) of Phoenix, Todd Evan Reese (Carolyn) of Northbrook, IL, John Owen Clymer of Boulder, CO, Jason John Reese (Lauralee) of Arlington Heights, IL, Laura Clymer of Ruidoso, NM; and step-grandchildren, David Hill (Regina) of Felton, CA, Terry Hill Curtis (James) of Arlington Heights, IL, Susan Hill Kern (Ted) of Prospects Heights, IL; and 17 great-grandchildren. Known to those who loved her as Mae, Mom, Aunt Mae, Dee, Granny, Granny Reese, and Great Granny, she taught us the values of honesty, hard work and perservance. She managed her husband's grocery stores in Highland Park, IA after his death in 1938 until 1940. She then developed real property, building homes until wartime shortages interfered. For the next several years she worked for the Federal government in Des Moines before transferring to Chicago in 1944 while her children attended Northwestern University. At the end of WWII she returned to real estate sales and was a member of the North Shore Board of Realtors in Evanston, IL from 1948 to 1954. She moved to Phoenix in 1954 and was a real estate broker there for 20 years before retiring in 1975 at the age of 78. Since that time she has been a resident of Tucson. Granny will be remembered for her sense of style and skill in design, her inclusive definition of ``family'', her intense interest in current affairs and sports, and the cookie jar she always kept filled for her great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held in Des Moines, IA on Saturday, January 24. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her name to Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave. (at McGee).
 

SALAZAR, Dorothy ``Granny Dot'', 90, of Willcox, AZ, died January 16, 1998. She was born May 22, 1907 in Rochford, South Dakota to Richard Moore Waugh and Sarah Evelyn Lints. She married Bill Salazar October 10, 1958 in Lordsburg, ND. She lived in Klondyke, AZ from 1958 until 1987 and then moved to Willcox, AZ in 1987, where she lived to the present. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; and one sister. She was a member of the Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband, Bill Salazar of Willcox, AZ; daughters, Nina Lyerly McCarville of Tucson, AZ, Zola (Larry) Lyerly Powers of Tucson, AZ, and Sara Lyerly Humphrys of Willcox, AZ; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held atWESTLAWN CHAPEL, on Wednesday, January 21, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow at Sunset Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Northern Cochise Community Hospital, 901 W. Rex Allen Dr., Willcox, AZ 85643. Arrangements by WESTLAWN CHAPEL & MORTUARY, in Willcox, AZ.

Catharine M. Storek,
65, of Tucson, died January 18, 1998. She is survived by her husband of over 40 years, Ben Storek; daughter, Karen Storek of Tucson; son, Mark Storek of Sarasota, FL; grandchildren, Sean Lange and Tyler Lange both of Tucson, Dillon Storek and Sheena Storek both of Sarasota; sister, Elizabeth Downer Munds of Wilmington, DE; numerous nephews and nieces and their families. She was pre-deceased by her sister, Eve Croswell. In 1954 Mrs. Storek graduated from Sweetbriar College, VA and later with her husband moved for her health to Tucson, where he took a position as a trust and investment officer at the Southern Arizona Bank, predecessor to Wells Fargo Bank. prior to arriving in Tucson she had been employed at Union Theological Seminary in New York and was active in the NY Junior League. After arriving in Tucson in 1958, she was a volunteer at Tucson Medical Center, an active supporter of the local Junior League, Planned Parenthood, and the Republican Party. Mrs. Storek was popular with friends and acquaintances particularly because she was a loving listener. She was a deacon at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church. A Memorial Service for friends will be held, Thursday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m., St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, NE corner of Chapala Drive and Paseo Del Norte followed by a celebration of Mrs. Storek's life at the Storek residence for close friends and co-workers. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the name of Catharine M. Storek to either the American Lung Association, 2819 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson 85716 or YMCA-Lohse Family Center, 60 W. Alameda, Tucson 85701. Arrangements by EVERGREEN MORTUARY & Cemetery, N. Oracle & W. Miracle Mile.
 

TAYLOR, Karla, 21, of Tucson, passed away January 16, 1998. Survived by husband, Arturo Grijalva; parents, Carlos and Carmen Taylor; daughter, Hazel Grijalva; sister, Crystal Taylor; brothers, Ali and Edgar Taylor. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 21, 1998 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY, (South Chapel), 240 S. Stone Ave., with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered Thursday, at 9:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery.


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