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Jeffrey Abagat 

Jeffrey N. Abagat, 19, died Dec. 31. 
He was born Sept. 25, 1980, in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. A customer service representative, he was an 11-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his parents, Elvira and Danilo; sister, Ethelinda; brother, Errin, all of Las Vegas; grandmother, Lucila of Lake Tahoe, Calif.; grandparents, Rosalina and Elpidio Novero of Manila, Philippines. 
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until prayer vigil at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne. Mass will be celebrated at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. in Palm Memorial Park-Northwest. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 10, 2000

Ricardo Davis 

Ricardo Davis, 71, died Friday. 
He was born June, 6, 1928, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A bell captain, he was a two-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Catherine; daughter, Vicky Clineman, both of Las Vegas; brothers, William Nemcik of Orlando, Fla., and George J. Davis of Carolina Beach, N.C.; sisters, Sigrid Whitney of Bowie, Md., and Yolanda Wheeler of Hammonds Port, N.Y.; and two grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at The Bunker Mortuary Chapel, where services will be noon Tuesday. The family requests memorial donations be made to The New Hope Hospice or The American Parkinson Association. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 10, 2000

Dennis Kelly 

Dennis F. Kelly, 56, died Saturday at a local hospital. 
He was born May 15, 1943, in Milwaukee. A retired musician, he was a 34-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his daughter, Shanon; son, Brian, both of Las Vegas; mother, Mildred Wilhelm of West Allis, Wis.; brothers, Michael of Oconto, Wis., and Thomas of Muskego, Wis.; and four grandchildren. 
Palm Mortuary handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 10, 2000

LeRoy Parde 

LeRoy P. Parde, 71, died Saturday. 
He was born Jan. 16, 1928, in Beatrice, Neb. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was an owner of an inventory service and a 10-year resident of Henderson. 
He is survived by his wife, Joan of Henderson; daughter, Jill Yancey of Moorpark, Calif.; son, Scott of Portage, Mich.; and five grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Community Lutheran Church. Affordable Cremation & Burial Service handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 10, 2000

Peter Rammos 

Peter "Pete" Rammos, 56, died Saturday in a local hospital. 
He was born July 23,1943, in Philadelphia. An Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a courier for a property management company, a member of the I.O.O.B Motorcycle Club and a six-year resident of Las Vegas. 
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until services at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. John The Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. Burial be in Palm Memorial Park-Northwest. Pam Mortuary-Jones handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 10, 2000

Shirley Washington 

Shirley Ann Washington, 56, died Wednesday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born July 30, 1943, in Magnolia, Ark. An inspector, she was a 48-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughter, Ladonna of Las Vegas; sons, Nevin of Las Vegas and Derreck of San Jacinto, Calif.; four stepchildren; parents, Esther and John Jacobs of Las Vegas; sisters, Raedean Jacobs and Betty Jacobs, both of Las Vegas; brothers, Billy Ray Jacobs of Peoria, Ill., and Henry, Bobby Joe, Jerry and James Paul, all of Las Vegas; and 10 grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. today at Harrison-Ross Chapel. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Second Baptist Church. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 10, 2000

Sharon Wood 

Sharon C. Wood, 59, died Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Jan. 23, 1940, in Albuquerque, N.M. An insurance agent, she was a member of the Independent Insurance Agents Association and a 38-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughters, Susan Thomason of Las Vegas and Traci Itule of Cordell, Okla.; sons, Jerry of Arapaho, Okla., and Ricky of Las Vegas; parents, Paul and Viama Jacoby; brother, Michael Jacoby, all Las Vegas; and nine grandchildren. 
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Palm Mortuary-Downtown. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 10, 2000

LaJuana Belvin 

LaJuana K. Belvin, 37, died Sunday in a local hospital. 
She was born Feb. 11, 1962, in Los Angeles. A housekeeper in a hotel, she was a 10-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her sons, LaVaghan and LaQuan; daughter, LaJai; and mother, Esther, all of Las Vegas; father, Andy; and brother, Emil, both of Los Angeles; sisters, Delphine Lakes of Las Vegas and Anita of Los Angeles; and grandmother, Judy of Georgia. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in American Burial & Cremation Services with services at 11 a.m. Thursday in Second Baptist Church. Burial will be in California. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Joseph Bergin 

Joseph William Bergin, 66, died Saturday at his home in Sparks. 
He was born June 29, 1933, in Auburn, N.Y. An engineer in communications and a previous associate for Department of Motor Vehicles, he was a former 10-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his sons, Michael of Tempe, Ariz., Richard of Sacramento, Calif., and Joseph Jr. of Las Vegas; daughters, Celeste of Reno, Mary Shoemaker of Sparks and Colleen of Las Vegas; brothers, Richard of Auburn and Daniel Ranf of Denio; sister, Lila Ranf of Oregon; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Burial is private. Northern Nevada Memorial, Reno, handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Bill Beske 

Bill Beske, 58, died Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born March 28, 1941, in Chicago. A Marine Corps veteran, he was a service manager for a hydraulic lifts company and a four-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Charolette of Las Vegas; son, Steven of Hayward, Calif.; daughter, Sandra of Roselle, Ill.; sisters, Betty Ann Radzevich of Orlando, Fla., and Linda Coyle of Braidwood, Ill.; and one grandchild. 
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until services at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Palm Mortuary-Jones. Burial will follow at Palm Valley View Memorial Park. The family requests memorial donations be made to American Heart Association. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Kathleen Bryan 

Kathleen Bryan, 85, died Sunday. 
She was born Jan. 21, 1914, in Missouri. A telephone communications worker, she was a four-year resident of Henderson. 
She is survived by her son, Barry Smith of Henderson; and two grandchildren. 
Burial is private. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Douglas Camire 

Douglas Francis Camire, 35, died Thursday. 
He was born Aug. 12, 1964, in California. A maintenance worker, he was a one-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his sister, Rene Ross of California; and brothers, Arthur of Utah, Bruce of California and Craig. 
Burial is private. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Donna Cook 

Donna Myers Cook, 57, died Saturday. 
She was born May 24, 1942, in Pennsylvania. A manager in a hotel, she was a six-year resident of Pahrump. 
She is survived by her brother, Jim Myers of Pennsylvania. 
Services are private. Pahrump Family Mortuary handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Robert Cox 

Robert Eugene Cox, 74, died Jan. 5 in Death Valley, Calif. 
He was born Nov. 10, 1925. A director in a casino, he was a 12-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Isabelle; sons, Ronald of Santa Cruz, Calif., Randolph of San Diego and David Leonardi of Las Vegas; daughters, Graciella Reo of Los Angeles and Lisa Leonardi of Las Vegas; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Mary Glass 

Mary L. Glass, 71, died Saturday. 
She was born March 13, 1928, in California. A retail clerk, she was a resident of Laughlin. 
She is survived by her husband, Earl Sr.; and daughter, Mary Hyde, both of Laughlin; sons, Earl Jr. of Dana Point, Calif., and David of Riverside, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. 
Burial will be in Arizona. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Frank Hanzo 

Frank D. Hanzo, 64, died Monday. 
He was born May 13, 1935, in Coshocton, Ohio. A retired plumber in construction, he was a two-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his son, Tod of Longview, Texas; and brother, Charles of Pasadena, Calif. 
Affordable Cremation & Burial Service handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Felicisimo Herrera 

Felicisimo Herrera, 90, died Sunday at home. 
He was born Sept. 24, 1909, in the Philippines. A World War II veteran, he was a civil engineer, a six-year resident of Las Vegas an a member of Knights of Columbus. 
He is survived by his wife, Leonora of Las Vegas; sons, Felicisimo Jr. of the Philippines, Roberto of New Mexico and Gerardo of Virginia; daughters, Elena Soriano of the Philippines, and Gene Recto and Anna, both of Las Vegas; 21 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Phillip Linger 

Phillip T. Linger, 61, died Saturday at home. 
He was born July 20, 1938, in Ohio. An automobile repairer, he was a 32-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Air National Guard. 
He is survived by his wife, Brenda; daughter, Christine Roberts of Las Vegas; sons, Phillip II of Santa Monica, Calif., Breck of Lewiston, Idaho, Craig of Corning, N.Y., and Bradley Roberts of Las Vegas; and two grandchildren. 
Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Maria Martinez 

Maria Teresa Martinez, 39, died Sunday in a local hospital. 
She was born Feb. 2, 1960, in Mexico. A former factory worker, she was a two-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her brothers, Francisco of Camarillo, Calif., and Rodrigo and Juan, both of Fillmore, Calif.; and sisters, Lourdes Ramirez of Salt Lake City, Sara Estrada and Gillermina Rodriguez, both of Las Vegas, and Ernstina Nino of Fillmore and Alicia Cruz, both of Mexico. 
Services will be held in California. Davis Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Evelyn Mateik 

Evelyn Mateik, 78, died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Aug. 10, 1921, in New Hampshire. A retired waitress in a hotel, she was a 30-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughters, Nancy Harrington of Henderson and Jo-Ann of Las Vegas; and two grandchildren. 
Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Howard McClelland 

Howard J. McClelland, 57, died Sunday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Sept. 12, 1942, in St. Paul, Minn. An Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a retired truck driver for the federal government, a 45-year resident of Henderson and a member of Teamsters Local 631. 
He is survived by his wife, Judith; and daughters, Laura Milhelm and Beverly Babbitt, all of Henderson; sisters, Betty Winn of Tempe, Ariz., Lois Ruhnau and Janet Cobb, both of Henderson, and Arlene Ballard of Las Vegas; and three grandchildren. 
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Palm Mortuary-Henderson. Graveside services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Robert Morgan 

Robert Morgan, 68, died Friday. 
He was born May 12, 1931, in Arizona. A construction worker, he was a resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Nancy of Arizona. 
Burial is private. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Elva Murray 

Elva Murray, 95, died Thursday at home. 
She was born Dec. 29, 1904, in Missouri. A homemaker, she was a 21-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her sons, Harold and James. 
Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Carl Pulley Jr. 

Carl James Pulley Jr., 51, died Saturday. 
He was born Feb. 29, 1948, in Nevada. A photographer, he was a resident of Las Vegas. 
Burial is private. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Peter Rammos 

Peter "Pete" Rammos, 56, died Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born July 23, 1943, in Philadelphia. An Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was a courier for a property management company, a six-year resident of Las Vegas and member of IOOB Motorcycle Club. 
He is survived by his wife, Esther; and daughters, Andrea Bates and Alyssa, all of Las Vegas; sister, Estelle Simonis of Glenside, Pa.; brother, Joseph of Denver; and one grandchild. 
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until services at 1 p.m. today at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church. Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Park-Northwest. Palm Mortuary-Jones handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Mark Reed 

Mark Reed, 47, died Saturday. 
He was born Nov. 26, 1952, in Indiana. A maintenance department manager, he was a resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Laura of Indiana. 
Burial will be in Indiana. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

June Scanlon 

June Mabel Scanlon, 74, died Wednesday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Nov. 16, 1925, in New York. The owner of a clothing business, she was a two-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, William; and sons, William and Keith, all of Las Vegas; daughter, Eileen McDonald of San Bernardino, Calif.; half sister, Arleen Lawrence of Tulsa, Okla.; and two grandchildren. 
Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Ruby Schneider 

Ruby Virginia Schneider, 72, died Saturday. 
She was born April 17, 1927, in Peoria Heights, Ill. A waitress in a restaurant, she was a 16-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Howard. 
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Chief Tecopa Cemetery, Pahrump. Pahrump Family Mortuary handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Gary Slinkard 

Gary E. Slinkard, 56, died Thursday. 
He was born Sept. 15, 1943, in California. An Army veteran, he was a head operator in the automotive industry and a 12-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Irma of Las Vegas; sons, James of Saugus, Calif., and Charles and Alex both of Las Vegas; and four grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Bunkers Mortuary with graveside services at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Marjorie Spreen 

Marjorie Latta Phelan Spreen, 88, died Saturday. 
She was born Dec. 9, 1911, in Paterson, N.J. A retired real estate agent, she was a one-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her son, Charles of Newhern, N.C.; daughter, Barbara Cortright of Green Pond, N.J.; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. 
Services are private. Affordable Cremation & Burial Service handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Alberta Thompson 

Alberta Thompson, 89, died Saturday in a North Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Feb. 13, 1910, in New Edinburg, Ark. A homemaker, she was a 40-year resident of North Las Vegas and a former member of Ladies Moose Lodge. 
She is survived by her daughters, Nadine Updike of Long Beach, Calif., Jackie of Kent, Wash., and Deborah Burris of Las Vegas; sisters, Rachel Hinesly of Hot Springs, Ark., and Geraldine Trammell of Pine Bluff, Ark.; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. 
Services will be held in Pine Bluff. Palm Mortuary-Downtown handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Morris Tischler 

Morris Tischler, 93, died Sunday. 
He was born Aug. 4, 1906, in New York City. A retired furrier, he was a five-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his daughters, Marilyn Emmer and Barbara Shoemaker, both of Las Vegas; brother, Ruby of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and one grandchild. 
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today at Palm Valley View Memorial Park. The family requests memorial donations be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice. Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Nancy Tupper 

Nancy H. Tupper, 74, died Saturday. 
She was born Oct. 6, 1925, in Castana, Iowa. A real estate broker, she was a 45-year resident of Las Vegas, president of Red Rock PTA, director for March of Dimes, a member of the board of directors of Greater Las Vegas Board of Realtors and a Girl Scout leader, and had worked with United Way. 
She is survived by her daughters, Patricia of New Mexico and Michele Brown of Las Vegas; son, Michael of Idaho; mother, Vada Hastings; and brothers, William Hastings and Michael Hastings, all of California; sisters, Kathleen Telfer of Oregon, and Sally Yount and Avis Hacker, both of California; and three grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at noon Thursday at Tule Springs State Park. The family requests memorial donations be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice. Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Orval Williams 

Orval Williams, 79, died Wednesday. 
He was born March 28, 1920, in El Centro, Calif. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a roofer and a 14-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Jane of Las Vegas; sons, Dennis of San Francisco and Randall of Las Vegas; daughters, Lani Ritze of San Francisco, and Lynn Houben and Candi Erazmus, both of Las Vegas; brothers, Carl and Tunny, both of Browley, Calif.; sister, Mary Ann Jopes of Upland, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren. 
Services are private. Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

William Zorn 

William C. Zorn, 77, died Thursday. 
He was born March 1, 1922, in Canada. A camera technician for a movie studio, he was a 10-year resident of Las Vegas and served with Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. 
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Vicki of Las Vegas; stepson, Russell Maynard of Washington; four sisters; three brothers; two granddaughters; and six great-grandchildren. 
Services are private. Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 11, 2000

Sharon Achamire 

Sharon Ann Achamire, 51, died Sunday. 
She was born Feb. 8, 1948, in California. A dealer in a casino, she was a 35-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her parents, Franklin and Ida; and sister, Pamela Dobyns. 
Bunkers Mortuary handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Doris Balestri 

Doris M. Balestri, 80, died Dec. 31. 
She was born May 3, 1919, in Springfield, Ill. A homemaker, she was a two-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, William; sons, Richard of Solana Beach, Calif., and Thomas of Los Altos, Calif.; daughter, Suzanne Dahl of Park City, Utah; and five grandchildren. 
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. The family requests memorial donations be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice or to the church. Valley Memorial Crematory handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Bob Bradley 

Bob Melvin Bradley, 59, died Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Dec. 30, 1940, in Fort Worth, Texas. A publisher, he was a one-year resident of Henderson. 
He is survived by his wife, Cynthia of Henderson; daughter, Juliette of New Milford, Conn.; sons, Rex of Las Vegas and Sean of New Milford; mother, Mary of Dallas; sisters, Terri, Lisa, Sandra, Karen and Anne, all of Texas; brother, the Rev. Bruce of Farmers Branch, Texas; and two grandchildren. 
The family requests memorial donations be made to American Heart Association. Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Paul Brady Jr. 

Paul B. Brady Jr., 52, died Jan. 7. 
He was born Aug. 5, 1947, in Philadelphia. A 30-year resident of Las Vegas, he was a member of Our Lady of Las Vegas and St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic churches. 
He is survived by his mother, Catherine; sisters, Katie Parker, Veronica and Anna; and brother, Thomas McGough, all of Las Vegas. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at 7104 Alta Drive with services at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Frances Brennan 

Frances Brennan, 68, died Saturday. 
She was born Oct. 2, 1931, in Ohio. A homemaker, she was a 32-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Gerald of Las Vegas; daughter, Tamara of Henderson; mother, Eloise Ehholz of Oxnard, Calif.; sisters, Elfreda Engblom of Idaho and Linda Matthes of Oxnard; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Burial will be at noon today at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 18 at St. Anne Catholic Church. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Sally Burrell 

Sally J. Burrell, 51, died Jan. 1 in Los Angeles. 
She was born Jan. 3, 1948, in East Chicago, Ind. A speech therapist for Clark County School District, she was an 11-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Nevada State Education Association. 
She is survived by her husband, Alan Jr.; son, Matthew; and daughter, Cara, all of Henderson; sister, Joanne Gootee of Hammond, Ind.; mother, Esther J. Kender of Highland, Ind.; and stepmother, Anne Kender of Redington Shores, Fla. 
A local memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Green Valley United Methodist Church. Lincoln Ridge Funeral Home, Schererville, Ind., handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Lenora Caylor 

Lenora Caylor, 67, died Monday. 
She was born June 25, 1932, in Reno. A retired postmaster, she was a one-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, Jack; and daughter, Debra Peacock, both of Las Vegas; son, Mark of Ely; sister, Barbara Costano of Salt Lake City; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
The family requests memorial donations be made to Sacred heart Catholic Church in Ely. Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

John Clemons 

Services for John Clemons, who died Jan. 2, will be at noon today at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery. Desert Memorial Cremation & Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Grayce Clifford 

Grayce Clifford, 84, died Jan. 5. 
She was born June 17, 1915, in Newark, N.J. A homemaker, she was a 45-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her brothers, Charles Victorello of Florida and Joe Viteritto of Old Lyme, Conn. 
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Palm Memorial Park-Downtown. Palm Mortuary-Downtown handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Willie Collins 

Willie B. Collins, 94, died Tuesday. 
She was born Aug. 1, 1905, in Louisiana. A homemaker, she was a resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her son, Connie of Las Vegas. 
Burial will be in Texas. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Curtis Cooke 

Curtis Valentine Cooke, 67, died Saturday. 
He was born July 18, 1932, in Tennessee. A veteran, he was an eight-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his sons, Michael McCormick of California and Chris McCormick of Arizona; daughters, Charlotte of Oregon and Kathleen Boyce of California; sisters, Bernice Outlaw and Bobbie Jean Pykor, both of Michigan; and 11 grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Roosevelt Curl 

Roosevelt Curl, 87, died Friday. 
He was born Sept. 14, 1912, in Plumerville, Ark. An Army veteran, he was a machinist for a candy company and a five-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Gertrude of Las Vegas; stepsons, Joe Evans of Merced, Calif., and Keith Leatherwood of Los Angeles; and sister, Mary Mack of Houston. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home. Burial will be in California. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Edna Dameron 

Edna V. Dameron, 90, died Monday. 
She was born Oct. 13, 1909, in Hinton, W.Va. A retired secretary, she was a six-year resident of Henderson. 
She is survived by her son, Vernon of Henderson; two grandchildren an two great-grandchildren. 
Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at 232 Mariposa Way, Henderson. The family requests memorial donations be made to the American Heart Association. Palm Mortuary-Henderson handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Phillip Davis 

Phillip Davis, 82, died Jan. 3. 
He was born Feb. 9, 1917, in Nebraska. A veteran, he was a shoe repairman and a resident of Henderson. 
Graveside services will be at 9:30 a.m. today at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Florence Derry 

Florence Catherine Derry, 83, died Sunday at Nathan Adelson Hospice. 
She was born Nov. 25, 1916, in Chicago. A clerical worker, she was a four-year resident of Henderson. 
She is survived by her sons, James of Henderson and William of Las Vegas; daughter, Carol Gray of Redding, Calif.; sister, Dorothy Bradshaw; and brother, Carl Hjerpe, both of Henderson; and five grandchildren. 
The family requests memorial donations be made to Alzheimer's Association or Nathan Adelson Hospice. Valley Memorial Crematory handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Lucille Fritz 

Lucille A. Fritz, 84, died Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Dec. 12, 1915, in Aurora, Ill. A homemaker, she was a 47-year resident of Henderson and a member of Lutheran Women's Missionary League. 
She is survived by her sons, Terry of Henderson, James of Bakersfield, Calif., David of Petaluma, Calif., Michael of Pahrump, William of Las Vegas and Donald of Riverside, Calif.; daughters, Susan Pullen and Dawn McManaman, both of Henderson; sisters, Bernice Helmker, Minerva Wennmaker and Mary Cross, all of Aurora, Helen Kahl of Maple Park, Ill., and Gertrude Day of Connecticut; brother, Paul Dumdie of Aurora; 24 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Palm Mortuary-Henderson with services at 11 a.m. Friday at Our Saviors Lutheran Church. Burial is private. The family requests memorial donations be made to American Lung Association. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Phyllis Gibson 

Phyllis J. Gibson, 66, died Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Jan. 2, 1934, in Lincoln, Neb. A customer service representative in gaming, she was a five-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by two grandchildren. 
The family requests memorial donations be made to American Diabetes Association. Affordable Cremation & Burial Service handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Robert Goken 

Robert Allen Goken, 55, died Sunday. 
He was born Dec. 21, 1944, in Weldon, Ill. An Army veteran, he was a manager for a printing company and an 11-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his companion, Patricia of Las Vegas; daughter, Denna Close of Michigan; sons, Keith of Henderson and Russ Bowman of Michigan; brother, Lester of Kansas; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bunkers Memory Gardens Mortuary. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Kenneth Gonsior 

Kenneth C. Gonsior, 61, died Saturday in a Henderson hospital. 
He was born April 18, 1938, in Chicago. A conductor for a railroad, he was an 11-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Sandra of Henderson; son, Marc of Indiana; daughters, Vicki of Henderson and Lisa Rhodes of Tennessee; mother, Phyllis; and sister, Carol Sullivan, both of Arizona; and five grandchildren. 
Services are private. American Burial & Cremation Services handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Richard Grant 

Richard Kenneth Grant, 76, died Monday in Nathan Adelson Hospice. 
He was born July 7, 1923, in Johnson City, N.Y. An Air Force veteran who served during World War II, he was a retired food broker and a 28-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his daughters, Jeani Grant and Cindie Gee, both of Las Vegas; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. 
Burial is private. The family requests memorial donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation. Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Robert Hardt 

Robert Condon Hardt, 71, died Saturday in a local hospital. 
He was born Aug. 15, 1928, in Omaha, Neb. A retired pharmaceutical salesman, he was a one-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Knights of Columbus. 
He is survived by his wife, Lori of Las Vegas; sons, Stephen of Campbell, Calif., and Michael of Edmond, Okla.; and three grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be held. Davis Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Clifford Harry 

Clifford Ernest Harry, 79, died Monday. 
He was born May 24, 1920, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. A retired engineer for a hotel-casino, he was a 57-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Ruth; sons, Paul and David; and daughter, Jana, all of Las Vegas; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, where services will be at 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will follow at Paradise Memorial Gardens. The family requests memorial donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Kenneth Helmkay 

Kenneth L. Helmkay, 77, died Jan. 8. 
He was born Aug. 3, 1922, in Toronto. A retired educator, he was a 35-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his wife, Marieta; and son, William, both of Las Vegas; daughters, Mary of Iowa City, Iowa, and Susan Johnson of Las Vegas; sister, Patricia Minnie of Panama City, Fla.; and brothers, Leonard and William, both of Flint, Mich. 
Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Palm Mortuary-Eastern with graveside services at 11 a.m. in Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Filimon Herrera 

Filimon Herrera, 67, died Sunday. 
He was born April 6, 1932, in Cuba, N.M. A retired section foreman for a railroad, he was a 47-year resident of Henderson and a member of Brotherhood of Maintenance Way. 
He is survived by his sons, Christopher and Johnny, both of Henderson, and Johnny of La Grande, Ore.; daughters, Gladys Fish, Colleen Fish, Sally Eden, Alice and Theresa, all of Henderson; sisters, Beatrice Sanchez of Delta, Colo., Angelina Truelove of Oceanside, Calif., and Anna of Grand Junction, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6 p.m. today at Palm Mortuary-Henderson. Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Peter's Catholic Church followed by burial in Palm Memorial Park-Henderson. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

David Marshall 

David Edwin Marshall, 58, died Sunday at home. 
He was born July 5, 1941, in Las Vegas. A heavy equipment operator, he was a longtime resident of Overton. 
He is survived by his son, Jeremy; daughters, Heidi Gunter and Heather; sister, Linda Lyon; and three grandchildren. 
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Overton Second Ward chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will follow at Pioneer Hill Cemetery under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Robert Miller 

Robert Lee Miller, 36, died Friday. 
He was born Jan. 14, 1963, in Oregon. A roofer, he was a four-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his brothers, Raymond Sword of Las Vegas and Fred of Arizona; and sister, Carol Cherry of Las Vegas. 
Burial is private. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Thomas Morgan 

Thomas Patrick Morgan, 65, died Sunday. 
He was born Sept. 27, 1934, in Wisconsin. A bartender, he was a 32-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Elks Lodge. 
He is survived by his sons, Steven and Jondo; and daughter, Melissa, all of Las Vegas; and sister, Beverly Stone; and brother, Corky, both of Wisconsin. 
Services are private. Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Norbert Nowicki Sr. 

Norbert J. Nowicki Sr., 73, died Tuesday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Feb. 8, 1926, in Buffalo, N.Y. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a retired firefighter, a 23-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of American Legion. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary of Las Vegas; daughters, Helene Shanhan of State College, Pa., and Gina Sisson of Macedon, N.Y.; son, Norbert Jr. of Howell, N.J.; and 11 grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Palm Mortuary-Eastern. Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church followed by burial at Palm Valley View Memorial Park. The family requests memorial donations be made to the Heart Institute. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Catherine Phillips 

Catherine Phillips, 77, died Jan. 2. 
She was born April 25, 1922, in New York. A waitress, she was a resident of North Las Vegas. 
Burial is private. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Billy Pili 

Billy Pili, 59, died Jan. 8 in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born Dec. 17, 1940, in Malacimi, American Samoa. A retired substance abuse counselor, he was a three-year resident of Las Vegas and served as bishop and seminary teacher for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 
He is survived by his wife, Talauula; son, Wayland; and daughters, Lynna Eskeets, Valerie, Myrna and Rozina, all of Las Vegas; sister, Victoria Suka-Pili; and brothers, Falema'o and Albert, all of American Samoa; and six grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Palm Mortuary-Jones and one hour prior to services at 11 a.m. Monday at the Alta Ward LDS chapel. Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Park-Northwest. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Shelby Ratcliff 

Shelby J. Ratcliff, 61, died Tuesday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
She was born Dec. 21, 1938, in McComas, W.Va. A vault supervisor in gaming, she was a nine-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her husband, John of Las Vegas; daughter, Joanne Taylor of Cleveland, Utah; sisters, June of Virginia, Judy and Gail, both of New York, and Linda of Arkansas; brother, Darryl of West Virginia; and two grandchildren. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Palm Mortuary-Eastern with graveside services at 10 a.m. Saturday at Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Patricia Reed 

Patricia M. Reed, 60, died Jan. 7. 
She was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Chicago. An insurance specialist, she was a 12-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her son, Thomas Dye; and daughter, Marilynn Dye. 
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, where services will be a 10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will follow at Paradise Memorial Gardens. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Alphonse Roman 

Alphonse John Roman, 84, died Friday. 
He was born Aug. 13, 1915, in Auburn, Maine. A gambler, he was a 15-year resident of Pahrump and a member of the Miami Showman's Association. 
He is survived by his son, Patrick of Pahrump; and daughter, Denise of Maui, Hawaii. 
Services are private. Neptune Society of Nye County handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Anita Schlegel 

Anita C. Schlegel, 80, died Tuesday. 
She was born Dec. 26, 1919, in New York City. A homemaker, she was a four-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her son, Edmund of Capistrano Beach, Calif.; daughter, Carol Corbett of Las Vegas; and one grandchild. 
Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Raymond Schriner Jr. 

Raymond G. Schriner Jr., 58, died Sunday. 
He was born Oct. 29, 1941, in Easton, Pa. An Army veteran, he was a retired porter in a casino and a 27-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his daughter, Dawn of Wind Gap, Pa.; sons, Robert of Las Vegas, and Raymond III, Brian and Michael, all of Wind Gap; mother, Beatrice of Las Vegas; sisters, Dottie Dimedo of Easton and Becky Consentino of Las Vegas; brothers, James of Riviera, Ariz., and Tom of Phillipsburg, N.J.; and five grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. today at Affordable Cremation & Burial Service. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Sherril Shaw 

Sherril Christine Shaw, 64, died Saturday. 
She was born April 12, 1935, in Groton, S.D. An Air Force veteran, she was a medical administrator, a three-year resident of Pahrump and a former resident of Las Vegas, and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 
She is survived by her husband, William of Pahrump; daughters, Lisa Matvay of Las Vegas and Jodi Shaw of Pahrump; sons, James Carson III of Logandale, Clifford Carson of Needville, Texas, Mark Carson of Pahrump, and William, Kevin and Kyle, all of Las Vegas; brothers, John Thede of Kimberly, Wis., and Steven Thede of Apple Valley, Minn.; sisters, Cynthia Svejda of Orlando, Fla., and Mary Ayshford of Byron, Minn.; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Neptune Society of Nye County, Pahrump. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Geraldine Stark 

Geraldine "Gerri" Stark, 62, died Monday. 
She was born Dec. 4, 1937, in Las Vegas. A cashier in a hotel-casino, she was a lifetime resident. 
She is survived by her husband, Ray; sons, Clayton Sullivan, Daniel Sullivan and Jamie Baker; and daughters, Kathleen Baker and Lisa McMahon, all of as Vegas; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until services at 3 p.m. today at Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Charles Stierle 

Charles R. Stierle, 55, died Monday. 
He was born Aug. 30, 1944, in New York. A Marine Corps veteran, he was a cook in a hotel-casino and a nine-year resident of Las Vegas. 
He is survived by his daughters, Leigh of Long Island, N.Y., and Jordan of Johnson City, Tenn.; and mother, Minnie Silverman; and sister, Andrea Stefan, both of Las Vegas. 
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bunkers Mortuary with graveside services at 11:30 a.m. at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Paula Torres 

Paula Torres, 71, died Monday. 
She was born March 11, 1928, in Puerto Rico. A mail clerk for a cosmetics company, she was a resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughter, Brunhilda Carmona of Las Vegas. 
Burial will be in New York. Hites Funeral Home handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Maria Valdor 

Maria J. Valdor, 96, died Tuesday in a Las Vegas convalescent hospital. 
She was born March 20, 1903, in Cuba. A homemaker, she was a 24-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her sisters, Maria Cuesta and Aurelia Campo, both of Las Vegas. 
Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m. today at Palm Mortuary-Downtown, where services will be at 9:15 a.m. Thursday. Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Park. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Preacher Wells 

Preacher John Wells, 65, died Jan. 6. 
He was born Jan. 18, 1934, in Glenridge, N.J. An entertainment manager and businessman, he was a 30-year resident of Las Vegas. He managed the career of jazz legend Sarah Vaughn and worked with many other entertainers. 
He is survived by his brother, Warren of East Orange, N.J.; and sister, Yvonne Troublesfield of Maplewood, N.J. 
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Steven Wilson 

Steven George Wilson, 40, died Saturday. 
He was born Nov. 6, 1959, in Fort Jefferson, N.Y. A carpenter in construction, he was a four-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Christian Motorcycle Association and One Way Riders. 
He is survived by his wife, Debra of Las Vegas; son, Steven of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; parents, Arthur and Lillian, both of East Norwich, N.Y.; brothers, Patrick Cassidy, James and Robert, all of Long Island, N.Y., and Thomas Cassidy of Bronx, N.Y.; and sisters, Donna Feger of Long Island and Lorraine Cassidy of Bronx. 
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to services at 5 p.m. Friday at Palm Mortuary-Cheyenne. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Frank Wiseman 

Frank M. Wiseman, 95, died Saturday in a Las Vegas hospital. 
He was born June 2, 1904, in Oklahoma. A retired associate in city government, he was a 17-year resident of Las Vegas and a member of Elks Lodge. 
Burial will be in California. Palm Mortuary-Downtown handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000

Y. Marion Wolf 

Y. Marion Wolf, 88, died Monday. 
She was born May 1, 1911, in New York. A retired department store clerk, she was a 25-year resident of Las Vegas. 
She is survived by her daughter, Ilah Addington of Las Vegas; brothers, Jay Phillips and Jack Phillips, both of Los Angeles; sisters, Trudy Hall of Las Vegas and Mary Lou Krosner of Columbus, Ohio; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild. 
Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at First Church of Religious Science. Palm Mortuary-Eastern handled arrangements. Las Vegas Review-Journal - January 12, 2000


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