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Robert Burke 

Robert J. Burke, 91, died Thursday. 
He was born Aug. 20, 1908, in Rochester, N.Y. A retired associate in office machine sales, he was a resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Edna of Las Vegas; and daughter, Edna of Chicago. 
The family requests memorial donations be made to Salvation Army. Affordable Cremation & Burial Service handled arrangements. 
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Debra Cooper 

Debra Cooper, 44, died Dec. 25 in a Henderson hospital. 
She was born Nov. 30, 1955, in Las Vegas. A dealer in gaming, she was a lifetime resident. 
She is survived by her husband, Larry; sons, Antwon, Larry Jr. and Donnell; mother, Margaret Jo Duckett; sisters, Arnell Duckett, Sherry Shelton and Donna Duckett; and brothers, John Paige Jr. and Tony Duckett. 
Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday in Harrison-Ross Mortuary with services at 11 a.m. Monday in Second Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Margaret English 

Margaret V. English, 83, died Thursday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Oct. 11, 1916, in Kansas City, Mo. A homemaker, she was a 53-year resident of Henderson. 
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Harold; and sons, Harold Jr., Gary, Ronald and David, all of Henderson; daughter, Marla of Bakersfield, Calif.; 17 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. 
Services are private. Palm Mortuary-Henderson handled arrangements.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Roger Grapevine 

Roger W. Grapevine, 53, died Tuesday. 
He was born Sept. 30, 1946, in Chillecothe, Mo. A warehouse manager, he was a five-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his son, Jeremy; daughter, Misty Pirtchett, both of Las Vegas; and two grandchildren. 
Affordable Cremation & Burial Service handled arrangements.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Shirley Guthrie 

Shirley Ruth Guthrie, 73, died Thursday. 
She was born June 13, 1926, in Pennsylvania. A dietitian, she was a 28-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Don; daughters, Cheryl Olivas and Helene; sister, Claire Ramos; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Wynona Henry 

Wynona M. Henry, 73, died Thursday in a Las Vegas convalescent hospital. 
She was born Aug. 21, 1926, in Ohio. An office manager for a trucking company, she was a 27-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Fox of California, Peggy Warren of Massachusetts, Tanya Jacobs of Oklahoma and Shelly Hinger of Las Vegas; son, Daniel Gowan of California; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Leanne Paisley 

Leanne Mary Paisley, 46, died Dec. 28 in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Sept. 20, 1953, in Chicago. A dealer in gaming, she was a 24-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Richard II; and stepdaughter, Jessica, both of Las Vegas; stepson, Richard III of California; parents, Ron Holm and Ranae Holm; brother, Richard Holm, all of Plainfield, Ill.; and sister, Ginny Wellen of Kansas City, Mo. 
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Palm Mortuary-Eastern.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Anita Roos-Coker 

Anita Roos-Coker, 69, died Thursday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born June 5, 1930, in Sweden. A retired stocker in a bakery, she was a 40-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Jack Coker; and sons, Erik Coyle and John Coker, all of Las Vegas; daughters, Lisa Coker of Eagle River, Alaska, and Donna McKay and Suzy Dickinson, both of Las Vegas; and seven grandchildren. 
The family requests memorial donations be made to the Animal Foundation. Palm Mortuary-Jones handled arrangements.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Laura Scott 

Laura M. Scott, 61, died Wednesday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Jan. 17, 1938, in Guthrie, Okla. A retired operating room technician, she was a six-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Ernest Jr.; and daughter, Yvette Scott, both of Las Vegas; son, Keith Anderson of Inglewood, Calif.; sisters, Beatrice Fugett of Oklahoma City and Stella Vickers of Los Angeles; and five grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday in Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne, where services will be at 11 a.m. Monday. Burial will follow at 12:30 p.m. in Palm Memorial Park-Northwest. The family requests memorial donations be made to American Cancer Society or American Diabetes Association. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Ronald Shei 

Ronald Edwin Shei, 65, died Thursday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born July 24, 1934, in Hamlet, Ind. A retired automotive mechanic, he was a 12-year resident of Henderson. 
He is survived by his sons, Steve of Fort Wayne, Ind., Dave of Walkerton, Ind., Dan of Moapa and Mike of Hamlet; daughters, Susan Wallace of Orange, Calif., and Maryann Hambly of Tustin, Calif.; mother, Ruth of Hamlet; sisters, Lynette Ramsbey of Argos, Ind., and Pearl Killian of Waxhaw, N.C.; brother, Ray of La Porte, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Robert Smith 

Robert Smith, 75, died Sunday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Aug. 8, 1924, in New Jersey. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired draftsman for an engineering company and a 16-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his sons, Steve of Whitehouse, Texas, and Brent and Barry, both of Austin, Texas; brother, Cliff of Las Vegas; and two grandchildren. 
Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

George Smitson 

George W. Smitson, 75, died Thursday in a Henderson hospital. 
He was born Jan. 27, 1924, in Platte County, Mo. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired coppersmith, a six-year resident of Henderson and a member of Alcoholics Anonymous. 
He is survived by his wife, Bethel of Henderson; sons, David of Fullerton, Calif., and Lyle of Liverpool, N.Y.; sisters, Mary Spratt of Weston, Mo., and Virginia Cook of Ventura, Calif.; and five grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Palm Mortuary-Henderson handled arrangements.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Arthur Tettinger 

Arthur Tettinger, 72, died Thursday in Nathan Adelson Hospice. 
He was born Nov. 18, 1927, in West Germany. A master locksmith, he was a 48-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of the German forces during World War II. 
He is survived by his wife, Linda; and daughter, Helena Tettinger-Heywood, both of Las Vegas; sister, Agnes Atkinson of Bowie, Md.; and one grandchild. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday in Bunkers Mortuary with services at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in Masonic Temple, 622 E. Charleston Blvd. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Harry Walczak 

Harry Walczak, 78, died Thursday in a Henderson hospital. 
He was born Sept. 26, 1921, in Chicago. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired machinist, a 10-year resident of Las Vegas and a former owner of Old Point Tavern. 
He is survived by his companion, Rita Young; and son, Jack, both of Las Vegas; daughter, Bernadine Korthase of Niwot, Colo.; and brothers, George of Wisconsin, Robert of Hardin, Ky., and William of Fenneville, Mich. 
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in Palm Mortuary-Jones. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Mary Ann Walley 

Mary Ann Walley, 55, died Dec. 27 in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Feb. 23, 1944, in Denver. An administrative assistant for a model railroad manufacturing company, she was a one-year resident of Henderson. 
She is survived by her husband, Harold Hosek; and son, Shawn Hosek, both of Henderson. 
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Peter's Catholic Church. Palm Mortuary-Henderson handled arrangements.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Harriett Whitehead 

Harriett Whitehead, 87, died Wednesday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Nov. 21, 1912. A homemaker, she was a one-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her sons, William of Las Vegas and Richard of Atlanta; brother, Raymond Hamilton of Camarillo, Calif.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from noon to 4 p.m. today in Affordable Cremation & Burial Service. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

Glenn Wilson 

Glenn E. Wilson, 73, died Thursday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born March 2, 1926, in Illinois. A Merchant Marine veteran of World War II, he was the owner of a retail business and a 12-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Ruth of Las Vegas; son, George of California; daughters, Marlene Dunn and Debra Gass, both of Illinois; sister, Beverly Wolf of Louisiana; and 10 grandchildren. 
Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 1, 2000

James Addeo 

James "Jim" Addeo, 83, died Dec. 23 in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Dec. 2, 1916, in Brooklyn, N.Y. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired purchasing executive for an aircraft company and a seven-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Yvonne of Las Vegas; son, Gary of Newport Beach, Calif.; brothers, Frank and Joey, both of Brooklyn, N.Y.; sisters, Martha Montgomery of Long Beach, Calif., Jane Caldare of Lakewood, Calif., and Rosie Volpe of Las Vegas; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church, followed by burial at Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Palm Mortuary-Jones handled the arrangements. The family requests memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Marilyn Cederquist 

Marilyn Anderson Cole Cederquist died Tuesday. 
She was born in Salt Lake City and was a clinical therapist and a resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her children, Mike, Chris, Katherine, Gary and Dean; sister, Jerri; brother, Brent; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
A celebration of life will be scheduled. The family requests memorial donations be made to a charity of choice. Garner Funeral Home, Salt Lake City, handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Bette Cicchini 

Bette L. Cicchini, 77, died Thursday in a Henderson hospital. 
She was born Sept. 9, 1922, in Des Moines, Iowa. A homemaker, she was a 20-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, James; and daughter, Patricia Dau, both of Henderson; sons, James of Las Vegas and Michael of Henderson; brother, Dale Young of California; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Services are private. The family requests memorial donations be made to American Cancer Society. Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Nancy Coon 

Nancy J. Coon, 71, died Dec. 26. 
She was born Dec. 14, 1928, in Illinois. A homemaker, she was a 22-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughters, Deborah Waterman of Las Vegas, Diane Egebrecht of Wheeling, Ill., and Linda Evans of Mt. Pleasant, Utah; sons, James of Littleton, Colo., and Robert of Las Vegas; brother, Walter Esser of Van Nuys, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Viator Catholic Church, followed by graveside services at 11:30 a.m. at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled the arrangements. The family requests memorial donations be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Antoinette Disario 

Antoinette Disario, 91, died Saturday in a Henderson hospital. 
She was born Dec. 15, 1908, in Chicago. A retired retail clerk, she was a 36-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her sister, Nicolina Stella of Las Vegas. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at Palm Mortuary-Eastern, followed by graveside services at Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Palm Mortuary-Henderson handled the arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Velma Egypt 

Velma J. Egypt, 63, died Wednesday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Oct. 26, 1936, in Jacksonville, Texas. A retired pantry worker in a hotel, she was a 50-year resident of North Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughters, Vesta Cook and Teresa; sons, Robert Eagle, Charles Park, Melvin Jr., Ray Park and Jag, all of Las Vegas; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Palm Mortuary-Downtown. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ, followed by burial at noon at Palm Memorial Park-Downtown. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Mary Gilliam 

Mary E. Gilliam, 85, died Wednesday. 
She was born Oct. 27, 1914, in Hughes Springs, Texas. A nurse, she was a seven-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her son, Skip; and daughter, Sandy Heideman, both of Las Vegas; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Bunkers Mortuary handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Homer Grimsley 

Homer "Herb" Grimsley, 75, died Thursday. 
He was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Amoret, Mo. A Merchant Marine veteran of World War II, he was a retired electrician in the construction industry, a member of Masonic Lodge No. 334, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union Local No. 11 and was a 23-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Jennie; daughters, Shirlee, both of Las Vegas and Beverlee Carter of Grass Valley, Calif.; sons, Ronald of North Stonington, Conn., and Jeffery of Anaheim, Calif.; brother, E.G. Jack of Las Vegas; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Palm Mortuary-Jones. Burial is private. The family requests memorial services be made to IBEW Union No. 11 scholarship fund. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Peter Hilt 

Peter Hilt, 73, died Thursday. 
He was born July 5, 1926, in Hague, N.D. A salesman in a department store, he was a nine-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Knights of Columbus. 
He is survived by his daughters, Carol Allen of Las Vegas, Fay of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Jane of Jackson Hole, Wyo.; sons, John and Robert, both of Las Vegas, and Tim of Temecula, Calif.; brothers, Al of Harlington, Texas, and Frank of Ocean Springs, Miss.; sisters, Marge Wiesbeck of Herreid, S.D., Cecilia Butts of Hermiston, Ore., and Bernie Arrigo of Omaha, Neb.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

John Lang 

John E. Lang, 79, died Wednesday. 
He was born Aug. 6, 1920, in Chicago. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was a retired garden supply company owner/operator, a member of Tek Fraternity and a nine-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his brother, Charles of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, followed by rosary recital in Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne. Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, followed by graveside services at 11:30 a.m. at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Clara Logan 

Clara Lovina Logan, 90, died Friday. 
She was born Dec. 22, 1909, in Overton, and was a primary and Sunday school teacher for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a resident of Las Vegas and longtime former resident of Moapa Valley. 
She is survived by her daughter, Julia White; son, Harvey, both of Las Vegas; brother, Dale Burton of Alamo; sister, Lenore Clay of Moapa; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be 10 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Logandale LDS stake center. Burial will follow at the Pioneer Hill Cemetery under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary of Logandale. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Frank Molose 

Frank Molose, 85, died Friday. 
He was born June 16, 1914, in Chicago. A retired supervisor in a retail store, he was a 21-year resident of Henderson. 
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia of Henderson; son, Salvatore of Boulder City; sisters, Theresa Cascarano of Santa Clarita, Calif., and Helen Miller of Las Vegas; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m today and 9 a.m. until services at 10 a.m. Monday at Palm Mortuary-Eastern. Graveside services will follow at Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Liberato San Juan 

Liberato V. San Juan, 63, died Tuesday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Aug. 16, 1936, in the Philippines. A porter in a hotel, he was a seven-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Miguelita of the Philippines; five children; and five grandchildren. 
Services are private. Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Robert Swanson 

Robert E. Swanson, 61, died Wednesday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Aug. 16, 1938, in Milwaukee. An Army veteran, he was a retired Teamster member, an employee of Wells Fargo Guard Services and a six-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Las Vegas; sons, Christopher Ward and Curtis Ward; daughter, Shannon Swanson-Resch, all of Milwaukee; and three grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Affordable Cremation & Burial Services. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Betty White 

Betty M. White, 77, died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born May 22, 1922, in New York City. A retired medical social worker, she was a member of the Duplicate Bridge Club of Las Vegas and was a three-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her son, Charles of New York City; sisters, Martha Howell and Emma Holmes, both of Las Vegas, Nancy Lindsay of New York City and Sophie Maynard of Geneva, Switzerland; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Monday at Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church, followed by graveside services at 11:30 a.m. at Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 2, 2000

Livia Deshon 

Livia "Libby" Deshon, 63, died Saturday in a North Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born July 11, 1936, in Fall River, Mass. A homemaker, she was a nine-year resident of North Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Ray of North Las Vegas; sons, Stephan of Virginia Beach, Va., and David of Pueblo, Colo.; daughter, Diane Deshon-Paprocki of Rochester, Minn.; sisters, Eilda Witherill of Needham, Mass., Dora Garvey of Lakewood, N.J., and Clara Witham of Wayland, Mass.; and seven grandchildren. 
Palm Mortuary-Downtown handled the arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 3, 2000

Arthur Kotowski 

Arthur P. Kotowski, 73, died Thursday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Feb. 15, 1926, in West Frankfort, Ill. A retired dairyman, he was a nine-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his daughters, Carol Banner of Glenview, Ill., and Mary Ann Hess of Atascadero, Calif.; son, William Kushnerik of Oak Lawn, Ill.; sister, Delores Rhode of Santa Maria, Calif.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne handled the arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 3, 2000

Madeline Ladd 

Madeline Ladd, 82, died Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born March 16, 1917, in Paulding County, Ohio. A homemaker, she was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a 24-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughters, Joy Waller of Las Vegas and Norma of Yelm, Wash.; sons, Kenneth of Hicksville, Ohio, and William of Urbana, Ohio; sisters, Betty Wilks, Clarice DeMongoet and Carol Shidler, all of Antwerp, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. 
Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne handled the arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 3, 2000

Truus O'Donnell 

Truus Charlotte O'Donnell, 75, died Dec. 26 in a local hospital. 
She was born July 9, 1924, in Holland. A retired interior designer, she was a 10-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her sons, Thomas Balfour of Michigan and Glen of Florida; daughters, Wendy Rodriquiz and Lynne, both of Florida, Judi Rabin of Las Vegas, Nancy Craft of California and Bonnie Schmotzer of New York; sister, Gerda Bradford of Las Vegas; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Visitation will be from noon until services at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Paradise Memorial Gardens. Davis Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 3, 2000

Melissa Quentin 

Melissa Kay Quentin, 58, died Friday. 
She was born May 29, 1941, in New York City. A retired businesswoman, she was a controller for an elevator company and a three-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her mother, Anna Berman of Las Vegas. 
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until services at 2 p.m. today at Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Paradise Memorial Gardens. The family requests memorial donations be made to Candlelighters of Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 3, 2000

Douglas Sorenson 

Douglas Reed Sorenson, 70, died Saturday. 
He was born Aug. 2, 1929, in Salt Lake City. A retired trust officer, he was a former member of the Army Reserves, a member of Bank of America Retirees, Boy Scouts of America, Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council, Las Vegas Fremont Rotary Club, Toastmasters, Optimist Club, Delta Phi Fraternity, a high priest in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a 36-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Maurine; daughters, Karen Campbell and Lisa Ritholz, all of Las Vegas; sisters, Marilyn Miller of Park City, Utah, Ruth Ward of Sandy, Utah, and Louise Jones of Midvale, Utah; and two grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne and from 1 p.m. until services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Grand Canyon Ward of the Latter-day Saints Church. The family requests memorial donations be made to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association/Lou Gehrig's Disease-Nevada Chapter or Family Home Hospice. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 3, 2000

Clyde Traufler Sr. 

Clyde F. Traufler Sr., 67, died Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born July 28, 1932, in Buffalo, N.Y. A Navy veteran, he was a retired installer for a mobile home company and a 28-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his daughters, Darleen Hoerner and Sally Shriver; sons, Clyde Jr. and Jeffrey, all of Las Vegas and Danny Gierszewski of Buffalo; four brothers; seven sisters; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Palm Mortuary-Eastern. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 3, 2000

Mary Allocca 

Mary S. Allocca, 85, died Monday in a Las Vegas care center. 
She was born March 1, 1914, in New York. A homemaker, she was a resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her brothers, Pat of Las Vegas and Francis of New York. 
Visitation will be from noon to 3 p.m. today in Bunkers Mortuary. Burial will be in New York. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Donald Bones 

Donald Bones, 73, died Wednesday. 
He was born May 13, 1926, in Huntington Park, Calif. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired plumber in construction, a 14-year resident of Henderson and a member of Navy Armed Guard Veterans. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann of Henderson; sons, Thomas of El Monte, Calif., Robert of San Marcos, Calif., Daniel of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., David of Henderson, Jack of Grand Junction, Colo., and Jon of San Clemente, Calif.; sister, Evelyn Rodgers of Hemet, Calif.; and eight grandchildren. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Palm Mortuary-Henderson followed by graveside services at 11:30 a.m. in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Lesley Cohen 

Lesley J. Cohen, 55, died Friday. 
She was born June 3, 1944, in London. A homemaker, she was a resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughters, Ruth Walls and Anna; and son, Sam, all of Las Vegas; sister, Heather Shortreed of San Diego; and one grandson. 
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Bunkers Mortuary. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Gertrude Cooper 

Gertrude Emily Cooper, 87, died Saturday at home. 
She was born Jan. 2, 1912, in Illinois. A homemaker, she was an eight-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Thomas; and daughter, Mary Ann Suver, both of Las Vegas; sons, Thomas, Gerald and John, all of Illinois; sisters, Florence Burger and Dorothy Rogulich, both of Illinois, and Myrtle Rueger; 19 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society with graveside services at 1:30 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Joseph Deininger 

Joseph Allen Deininger, 71, died Dec. 30 in a Las Vegas care center. 
He was born June 5, 1928, in Pennsylvania. An Air Force veteran who served during World War II, he was a writer-publisher, a 12-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church. 
He is survived by his wife, Patricia of Las Vegas; sons, Steven and Michael, both of Texas, and Gregory of California; daughters, Amy, Stephanie, Veronica, Victoria Dejesu and Gretchen England, all of Texas, Rebecca of Nevada and Penny of Las Vegas; and sister, Mary Jane Kutz of Pennsylvania. 
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Cynthia Dobson 

Cynthia Diane Dobson, 41, died Dec. 25. 
She was born April 9, 1958, in Illinois and was a resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Harlon; sons, Harlon II and Lucas; sisters, Christina and Rita; parents, Shirley Eldridge and Gerald Eldridge; grandmother, Ruth McClannahan; and one grandson. 
Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday in Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Virginia Empringham 

Virginia Empringham, 70, died Sunday. 
She was born May 7, 1929, in Midwest, Wyo. A retired registered nurse, she was a 28-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Richard of Las Vegas; son, Richard of San Diego; daughter, Carmelita of Denver; brother, Matthew Connors of Livermore, Calif.; and sisters, Barbara Hollowwa and Carmelita Karo, both of Albuquerque, N.M. 
Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Helen English 

Helen English, 84, died Friday in a North Las Vegas care center. 
She was born July 1, 1915, in Cleveland. A homemaker, she was an 11-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her son, Loren of Las Vegas; daughter, Nancy Parent of Phoenix; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday in Gateway Baptist Church. The family requests memorial donations be made to American Diabetes Association. Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Mattie Eppenger 

Mattie R. Eppenger, 78, died Friday. 
She was born May 19, 1921, in Arkansas. A retired cook in a hotel, she was a 57-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Fordyce Club. 
She is survived by her daughters, Maxine Fleming, Hazel Winters and Ruth D'Hont, all of Las Vegas; sons, Ben of Anchorage, Alaska, and Billy Jr. and Jerry, both of Las Vegas; 38 grandchildren; and 46 great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home with services at 11 a.m. Thursday in Second Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Park-Downtown. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Frederick Evans 

Frederick H. "Phred" Evans, 79, died Dec. 22 in a Henderson convalescent center. 
He was born Feb. 18, 1920, in Springfield, Ohio. A veteran of the U.S. Calvary, he was a retired salesman and ironworker and a 16-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary of Las Vegas; and brother, Richard of Euclid, Ohio. 
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Nathan Adelson Hospice. The family requests memorial donations be made to the hospice. Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Jeanne Garn 

Jeanne E. Garn, 79, died Sunday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born May 13, 1920, in Astoria, Ore. A homemaker, she was a 49-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Western High School Boosters Club and Take Off Pounds Sensibly, and was active in Girl Scouts and PTA. 
She is survived by her husband, Everett; and daughter, Susan, both of Las Vegas; brother, Jack Linquist of Cathlamet, Wash.; and sisters, Eleanor Smith of Las Vegas and Betty Rollins of Bellingham, Wash. 
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Palm Mortuary-Downtown, where services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. Graveside services will follow in Palm Memorial Park. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Emma Gunst 

Emma E. Gunst, 77, died Thursday. 
She was born Dec. 14, 1922, in Canada. An accountant, she was a 25-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her sisters, Leah Iverson of Oliver, British Columbia, and Rose Balas of Penticton, British Columbia; and brothers, Zoltan Balas of Mara, British Columbia, and Rudy Balas of Mankota, Saskatchewan. 
Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Shirley Guthrie 

Shirley Ruth Guthrie, 73, died Thursday. 
She was born June 13, 1926, in Pennsylvania. A dietitian, she was a 28-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Don; son, Michael; daughters, Cheryl Olivas and Helene; sister, Claire Ramos; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 
Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Donald Kemberling 

Donald R. Kemberling, 72, died Friday. 
He was born March 20, 1927, in Detroit. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was a manager in the aerospace industry and a 10-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Shirley of Las Vegas; sons, Dennis of Sacramento, Calif., Lance of Las Vegas and Michael of Anaheim Hills, Calif.; daughters, Deborah Inbody of Hixon, Tenn., and Kim Nicholls of Las Vegas; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Services are private. Bunkers Mortuary handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

John Klamm 

John Conrad Klamm, 75, died Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Aug. 14, 1924, in Colorado. A retired Navy and Coast Guard veteran, he was a five-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his sons, Gregory and Anthony; daughter, Belinda LoMonaco; brother, Alvin; sisters, Esther, Lillian, Helen and Kay; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Guardian Angel Cathedral. Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Elizabeth Malinowski 

Elizabeth Malinowski, 75, died Sunday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Nov. 1, 1924, in South Bend, Ind. A homemaker, she was a 10-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Henry of Las Vegas; son, Ron of Auburn, Calif.; brothers, Fred Fershin of Mishawaka, Ind., John Fershin of Santa Ana, Calif., and Frank Fershin of Warren, Mich.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Affordable Cremation & Burial Service handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Scot McKay 

Scot William McKay, 25, died Friday. 
He was born May 7, 1974, in Las Vegas. An artist, he was a lifetime resident. 
He is survived by his daughter, Kylie; and father, William, both of Las Vegas; mother, Charlene Maloney of Ventura, Calif.; and sister, Michelle Cellini of Las Vegas. 
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Hites Funeral Home with burial in Boulder City Cemetery. The family requests memorial donations be made to Community College of Southern Nevada, Department of Fine Arts, in care of Helene Claugherty. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

John Mileti Sr. 

John A. Mileti Sr., 42, died Saturday. 
He was born Sept. 23, 1957, in Massachusetts. The owner of a machine shop, he was a resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his son, John Jr. of Massachusetts. 
Burial will be in Massachusetts. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Felix Moscariello 

Felix C. Moscariello, 86, died Dec. 21 in Nathan Adelson Hospice. 
He was born March 12, 1913, in Waterbury, Conn. A retired electrician, he was a 15-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Rose; and son, William, both of Las Vegas; and two grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday in Guardian Angel Cathedral. The family requests memorial donations be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice. Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Marjorie Oblad 

Marjorie E. Oblad, 85, died Sunday. 
She was born July 20, 1914, in Salt Lake City. A homemaker, she was a one-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her son, F. Ross of Las Vegas; sister, Betty Scott of Deer Harbor, Wash.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Cheyenne Ward chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Edward Phee 

Edward Jordan Phee, 44, died Saturday at home. 
He was born Dec. 30, 1955, in California. A slot manager in a hotel-casino, he was a six-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his father, Robert of Las Vegas; brothers, Robert Jr. and Daniel, both of California, Jordan of Henderson and John of Texas; and sisters, Susan of Florida and Nancy of Las Vegas. 
Memorial services will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Holy Family Catholic Church. Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Frances Profita 

Frances E. Profita, 72, died Sunday. 
She was born May 19, 1927, in Waltham, Mass. A retired secretary, she was a nine-year resident of Henderson. 
She is survived by her husband, Frank of Henderson; daughter, Rosemary Arroyo of Whittier, Calif.; sisters, Eleanor Marchand of California and Alberta Hanes of Montana; brothers, Tony Umbrello, Phillip Umbrello and Albert Umbrello, all of California; and three grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. until services at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Palm Mortuary-Eastern. Burial will follow in Palm Valley View Memorial Park. The family requests memorial donations be made to Make A Wish of Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Dorothy Roos 

Dorothy Roos, 87, died Dec. 24. 
She was born Dec. 7, 1912, in Iowa. An associate in the medical profession, she was a 25-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Salyer of Las Vegas, Glenda Romkema of Artesia, Calif., and Cinda Angerhofer of Oregon City, Ore. 
Bunkers Mortuary handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Albert Salerno 

Albert Salerno died Thursday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a retired restaurant owner and a 46-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary of Las Vegas; daughter, Anna Maria Davis of Italy; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Almond Sanders 

Almond Pete Sanders, 67, died Sunday. 
He was born April 26, 1932, in Hartwell, Ga. An Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, he was a mail handler for the U.S. Postal Service, a two-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion. 
He is survived by his wife, Garnet of Las Vegas; daughter, Pamela Barrett of Needles, Calif.; and two grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in Palm Mortuary-Eastern, where services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial will follow in Palm Valley View Memorial Park. The family requests memorial donations be made to American Lung Association. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Gerald Sylvain 

Gerald J. Sylvain, 90, died Dec. 30 in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Jan. 23, 1909, in Butte, Mont. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired physician and a 60-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his sons, Gerald and Robert, both of Las Vegas; daughters, Marlene Varone of Santa Rosa, Calif., Deborah Starzynski of Monterey, Calif., Jill Robbins of Annandale, Va., and D'Anne of Naples, Italy; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Las Vegas Catholic Church. The family requests memorial donations be made to American Heart Association. Palm Mortuary-Jones handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Anne Templeton 

Anne Clarice Templeton, 89, died Sunday. 
She was born Oct. 2, 1910, in Pennsylvania. A bank teller, she was a 25-year resident of Searchlight and a member of Eastern Star. 
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence of Searchlight. 
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Searchlight Community Church. Burial is private. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

P. Diane Turnbough 

P. Diane Turnbough, 56, died Dec. 14 in Spokane, Wash. 
She was born Oct. 3, 1943, in San Antonio. A University of Nevada, Las Vegas psychology professor, she was a 25-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughter, Noelle Wilson of Spokane; stepmother, Lola Falls of Springfield, Ore.; and brothers, Winston Falls of Vancouver, Wash., and Philip Falls of Bellevue, Wash. 
Services were held in Spokane under the direction of Ball & Dodd Funeral Home. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

George Urie 

George O. Urie, 88, died Sunday. 
He was born March 7, 1911, in Philadelphia. A retired restaurant owner, he was a 10-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Marian of Las Vegas; and his children and grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Ruth Wall 

Ruth O. Wall, 90, died Dec. 20 in California. 
She was born Jan. 2, 1909, in Fowler, Calif. A retired registered nurse, she was a former 18-year resident of Boulder City. 
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Lopez of Boulder City; son, Robert of Petaluma, Calif.; two grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters. 
Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in St. Christopher Episcopal Church, Boulder City. The family requests memorial donations be made to American Heart Association. Neptune Society, Fresno, Calif., handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000

Walter Wilson 

Walter James Wilson, 53, died Sunday at home. 
He was born Jan. 31, 1946, in California. A merchant marine, he was an administrative assistant for a power company and a one-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his brother, Alex of Henderson; and sisters, Audrey of Sacramento, Calif., Arlena Parks of Alameda, Calif., and Barbara of Eureka, Calif. 
Memorial services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society. The family requests memorial donations be made to Ronald McDonald House. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 4, 2000<


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