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OBITUARIES B6 SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2002 Tiie Arizona Republic To place a customized funeral announcement contact your funeral home or the Gassified Advertising Department at 602-444-8774 or 602-444-8772. The Arizona Republic publishes a free basic obituary notice as a public service, including name, age, date of death, place of residence, visitation services, military status, and one contribution. Families who choose to present additional information are charged $60 for the first 20 lines plus additional linage-and photo charges. The Arizona Republic is not responsible for returning unsolicited photos. Deadline to place your notice through The Arizona Republic is 12noon for next day's publication. Obituaries submitted to the Republic may be published or distributed in print, electronic or other forms. ALLEN, Thelma Jeanette ARRONA, Manuela O. BARRUS, Jay Alton BEVERIDGE, Margaret A. BOGGESS, Robert Lewis BRADY, Marcel Faye CAVE, Henson Van Veaver CONGER, William F. COUCH, Duane M. COX, William C. CREASMAN, Dr. Richard W. CREEKM0RE, Kendall Leigh DALLY, Vern L. DOUGLASS, Richard H. EARL, Robert L. ERICKSON, Amelia Dallavia FLAKE, Donald M. FLEMING, James H. GALLEGOS, Consuelo GARCIA,-Alfred R. GARVEY, James G. GEISLER, George Walter GOODRICH, Irene Janet ' ' HARKINS SR., Charles HARTUNG, Anna Hess HORTON, Billie Jean HOWITT, Jeanette D. HUMBERT, James R. HUNTER, Jeffrey S. JOACHIM, Orval JOHNSON, Eva JOHNSTON, Lena L. JONES, Thelma D. KEYT, Harold R. KUEHNLE, Marie Riskas LAGE, Dr. Gustavo Adolfo LAZINSKY, Belinda L. MACKEY, Burton MADDOX, Edward Hinton MARSHALL, Earlene MATIGIAN, Christopher John McCULLOUGH, Harris Rusk MEEK, Doria M. MILLER, Rozanne Ruhland MONTOYA, Hilario . MORRIS, Pamela Marle'ne MURPHY, Shirley E. NAEGLE, Carl Anthony NORTON, Thomas Leory ORMSTON, Eva PACKWOOD, William L. PETERS, Eileen Ingeborg POUNDS, Willard PREHODA, Thomas John PUTNAM, Ruth M. QUINTEL, Vinson Raymond REID, 0. Lee RIBERA, Apolonio ROONEY, Eileen P. ROWLEY, Robert Kuhlmeyer SCANNELL, Catherine A. SHUTTER, Audrey M. SKAFF, Judith A. STEIERMAN, Stanley Irving TESCHKE, Robert W. THOMPSON, Fred W. VELOTTA, John Anthony WAGNER, LaVera Ellen WAY, Basil Clinton WHITLOW, Cheryl Ann ZDEB, Marie Ann ZENZ, Edward Pierce Thelma Jeanette Allen, Born Nov 1, 1916, lived in Joplin, MO until moving to AZ in 1977, Preceded in death by husband, James G., daughter Shirley Burr, and son Jim Allen. Survived by daughter, ' Margaret Van Hoorebeke and sons Bob Allen and Bill Allen, 12 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. Thelma was a selfless, loving and devoted mother and grandmother. Her sweet spirit and caring nature endeared her to all who knew her. She will be greatly missed and remembered always. Funeral 10 am Monday 218 and visitation will be 5-7 pm Sunday, 217, both at Lundberg Mortuary White Rose Chapel, 5310 W Northern Ave, Glendale, AZ. Contributions to Hospice of the Valley, 9720 W Peoria 128, Peoria, AZ 85345-6133. Manuela O. Arrona, 81, of Phoenix AZ, passed away February 13, 2002. Mrs. Arrona was born February 1, 1921 in Jalisco, Mexico. She was a wonderful mother. Manuela was preceded in death by her husband, Tiburcio and 2 children. Survivors include 8 children,1 24 grandchildren & great-grandchildren. Many greatgrandchildren. "Srength and honor are her Clothing." Proverbs 31:25. Visitation is 5-8pm, Mon., Feb. 18, Best Funeral Chapel, 501 E. Dunlap, Phx, AZ. Services are 12noon, Tues., Feb. 19, Most Holy Trinity Church, 8620 N. 7th St., Phx, AZ. tCommital Service following at Resthaven Park Cemetery, Glendale, AZ. Jay Alton Barrus, 63, passed away February 14, 2002 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming to Alton Aldo and Alice Maurine Barnis on May 9, 1938. Jay served in the U.S. Army and was a retired accountant. He is survived by his wife, Marty Barrus; daughter Heidi Maurine (David) Welch; son Jay Alton II (Julie), and 9 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Alene Alice Harris. Services will bcheld on Feb. 17 2002, at 2pm. at Green Acres Mortuary, Scottsdale, Arizona. Margaret A. Beveridge, 85, Mesa Arizona, passed away February 15, 2002. Mesa Heritage Mortuary. Robert Lewis Boggess, 65, of Ahwa-tukee Arizona, passed away on February 2, 2002. He was born February 18ih, 1936 in Turtle Creek, PA. He graduated from high school in 1954. He then enlisted in the Army and was stationed in Germany. He married and moved to California where he resided for 23 years. Phoenix became his home in 1986. Bob was a self-employed contractor for many years. He loved to travel, to fly planes and loved the Pacific Ocean. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Barbara. Survivors include his son, Steven and wife Vicki of California; his daughter, Shari and husband Tony of Washington; his daughter, Suzy and husband Peter of Missouri; grandchildren, Danielle, AJ, Molly and Emily; sister, Shirley of Louisiana and brother Richard of California; many nieces and nephews. At Bob's request, services will be private. His ashes will be dispersed by plane over the Pacific Ocean. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014-5656. Marcel Faye Brady, 61, of Tempe AZ, passed away February 12, 2002. She was born Decembe 26, 1940 in Mercer County Missouri. She moved to Arizona in 1964 and over the years became involved in the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, Fiesta Bowl Women's Commitee, Spring Baseball Volunteer, loved bowling, golf and a patron of May sporting events. Survivors include Husband: Dennis H. Brady; Daughters: Shelly Fossenkem-per, Kelly R. Resales; Son: Timothy H. Brady; Grandchildren: Jessie and Jamie Fossenkemper, Brianna, Bailey and Brandy Rosales; her Mother and Father: Raycel & Ruby Hagan; seven brothers, five sisters & numerous family members. Services will be held at Arizona Community Church 925 S. Rural Rd., Tempe, AZ, 11:00 AM, Tuesday, February 19, 2002. Contributions to The Tempe Diablo Charitios Inc. for Marcel Faye Brady Cancer Fund, 957 E. Guadalupe Rd., PMB 24 Tempe, AZ. Arrangements Carr-Tenney Mortuary. Henson Van Veaver Cave, 72, of Phoenix, died on February 13, 2002. He was born in Chanute, Kansas on August 22, 1929. Henson is survived by his wife, Donna; sons, Delben W. Cave and his wife, Susanne and Van E. Cave and his wife, Kathy; sisters, Gwen Dunn and Olive Bilyeu and grandchildren, Tessia, Lindsay, Jesse, Dakota and Carson. Private services have been held. Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity. William F. Conger, born 31537 in Washington, PA passed away 21302 in Mesa, AZ. William was a 1 past Master of iV si Oriental Lodge 20 ol Free & Accented Masons. He was also a member of Lodge 250 of New Lexington, Ohio. He was a past Associate Grand Guardian for IOJD in Arizona. WM also served as Assoc. Guardian for the Bethels 3,9& 14 in Job Daughters. He was a member of the Phoenix Scottish Rite Bodies and order of the Eastern Star. William is also a veteran in the USAF. He is survived by his daughter Lisa Moore, son in law Chris and granddaughters Heather & Kristen. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Feb. 17th at 12:00 Noon at Greenwood Memory lawn Mortuary 719 N. 27th Avenue. Visitation 30 min. prior. Contributions may be made to the AZ Kidney Foundation 4019 N. 44th St. 201 Phoenix, AZ 85018 Duane "D.C." Couch M. 38. of Glendale, passed away in an automobile accident February 14,-2002. He was r- "i born May 18, , A 1963 in Rich mond, Indiana. D.C. moved to 1970. He attenHpH Madison 1 Elementarv School, and Camelback High School. He is survived by his mother and father Mike and Nancy Couch, grandfather Vernon Couch. 2 sisters Lori Goverman and Lisa (Ian) Smeltzer, 2 nieces, 3 nenhews. and manv other loved relatives and friends. Duane had a big that heart and would eive anvhodv needed something anvthine he could He is in heaven with his paternal grandmother betty Couch and his maternal grandparents Robert J. and Mariorie Miller. Visitation for D.C. will be Sunday February 17 from 6-8 n.m at Chanel of the Chimes 7924 N 59th Ave Glendale, and services will be at 1 pm on Monday at Chapel of the Chimes. William C. Cox, 68, of Phx, passed away Wed., Feb. 13, 2002. He was born May 8, 1933, in Minerva, Ohio. Bill is preceded in death by his father, Earl, and mother Frances. He spent his life time in the lumber industry as a contractor salesman with O'Malley's for 35 years, and was currently employed with Miller Lumber. He was a multi-million dallar salesaman serv-eral times and earned numerous awards for his ability in the lumber industry. He will always be remembered in our hearts, as a very kind and loving man. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Evelyn; children, William Jr., Robert, Brian, Carol, and Barry; sisters, Mary and Rita; 18 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. We miss you so much dad, and will always love you. Services will be private. Donations may be made in his memory to: American Diabetes Assoc., 80125 N. 23rd ave. 222, Phx, AZ 85021 V' I Arizona in Julv Dr. Richard W. Creasman, Founder of Children's Medical Group, Limited in 1954 that later included W. Scott Chisholm, M.D. and Don V. x S I M Langston, M.D., fw. I: j niri awav nn February 9, 2002 at the age of 79 years. Dr. Creasman was born in Miami, Arizona and grew up in Mesa, Arizona. He was a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine where he received his M,D. He was Captain in the United States Army Medical Corp. for 2 years. His pediatric training was at T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Children's hospital in Denver, Colorado. He practiced pediatric medicine from 1951 to 1998 in, the Valley of the Sun. Among his many accomplishments: Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, St. Joseph's Hospital, 1955-1956. Member of the Board of Directors, Greater Maricopa Tuberculosis and Health Association, 1958-1964. Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Good Samaritan Hospital, 1963-1966. Director of Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, Good Samaritan Hospital, 1965-1966. President of Maricopa County Pediatric Society 1967. Member of the Professional Committee for Arizona Blue Shield, 1963-1971. Member of the Board of Directors for Arizona Blue Shield, 1972-1975. Member of the American Medical Association, Arizona Medical Association, Maricopa County Medical Society, International College of Pediatrics, Arizona Pediatrics Society, American Association of Senior Physicians and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Besides his retired partners, the physicians and staff of Children's Medical Group, many Arizona children mourn the loss of Richard W. Creasman. Dr. Creasman has left a legacy to the children of Arizona and he continues to serve through the ongoing care provided by his associates, Agnes T. Lardizabal, M.D.; Jeffrey L. Maxcy, M.D.; Madhura A. Bhuskute, M.D.; Nicholas M. Pham, M.D. and Matthew E. Bennett, M.D. Kendall Leigh Creekmore, 11, of Elmendorf AFB Alaska formerly of Phoenix, passed away 21002. Kendall was born January 19, 1991 in Phoenix, Az. She was a student. Survivors include her parents Laurin and Donna Fields, Jerry and Maureen Creekmore; sister Kirsten, Julie, Jessica, Berkley, Vanessa, Alicia; brothers Eric, Joshua, Jacob; Grandparents Mr & Mrs. Donald A. Sharon, Mary Martin. Visitation Sat. 21602, 8am, Bunker's Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centnnial Way, Mesa with services following at 9am Vern L. Dally, 76, of of Apache Junction Az, passed away February 14, 2002. Memorial Service Monday, 218, 3pm, Apache Junction Mortuary, 398 Old West Hwy Apache Jet., Az. Richard H. Douglass, age 67, of Tempe Arizona, passed away February 14, 2002. Services 12 noon Tuesday, February 19, 2002 at Valley of the Sun Mausoleum Chapel, 10940 E. Chandler Hgts Road, Chandler, AZ. Arrangements handled by Valley of the Sun Mortuary Robert L. Earl, 76, of Cadillac Michigan, passed away Feb. 13, 2002. Military service: U.S. Army. Services will be in Michigan. Contributions to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Phx Az 85014. Arrange- -sS. rnents Wyman Cremation " & Burial Chapel. Amelia Dallavia Erickson, 89, of Tempe, AZ passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2002 at the Friendship Village Health Center, in Tempe, J I . AZ. She was a mg wife, and mother. She operated a family apt. and house rental business near Arizona State University for many years, until she retired in 1991 and became a resident at Tempe Friendship Village. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 18, 2002, at Resurrection Catholic Church, at 3201 S. Evergreen Road, Tempe, AZ with burial to follow at Green Acres Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 on Sunday (a scripture service held from 7:30 to 8:00). She is preceded in death by her husband Melvin, and son James. She is survived by her son Robert, daughter-in-law Celia, grandchildren, Jillian, James, Michael, and Thomas Erickson, all of Tempe, AZ, a sister, Jean Irving, a nephew, Larry Dallavia, both of Duluth, MN, and a nephew, Roger Erickson, of Tempe AZ. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. Vincent De Paul Society of Resurrection Church. Donald M. Flake, 83, of Mesa Arizona, died Mon., Feb. 11, 2002. Services at 1 lam on Sat., Feb. 16, 2002 at Mariposa Gardens Chapel, 6747 E. Broadway Rd., Mesa, Arizona. James H. Fleming, 89, of Phoenix Arizona, died Feb. 11, 2002. James was born July 18, 1912 in Leah, GA. He was a member of North Phoenix Baptist Church. He is survived bv his wife: Evelyn Fleming of Phx, AZ; daughters: Phyllis Dianne Fleming of Phx, AZ and Leah Eve Persons of Colorado; 2 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. James was retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1950 and worked as Elementary School Principle for 19 years. Services and interment in Lynnwood, Washingtion. Consuelo "Connie" Gallegos, 74, Winslow Arizona, passed away February 11, 2002. Visitation: Thursday, February 14, 2002, 4-6 p.m., Greer's Mortuary. Rosary: Friday, February 15, 2002, 10:00 a.m., St. Joseph's Church. M;iss Friday, 10:30 a.m., February IS, 2002, St. Joseph's Catholic Church Winslow, AZ. Greer's Scott Mortuary. Alfred R. Garcia, 58, of Phoenix AZ, passed away February 13, 2002. Visitation Sunday February 17, 2002 12-3pm, Resthaven Park Mortuary, 4310 E. Southern Ave, Phx. Services following at 3pm, Res-thaven Park Mortuary. ivfj Resthaven Park Mortuary - handling arrangements. James G. Garvey, Ret. Colonel, US Army, 67, of Ah-watukee, passed away 21002, of cancer. He was born in Albion, Nebraska, July 2, 1934. Upon graduating from Roo sevelt Military Academy, Aledo, 111. in 1952 he enlisted in the Army and served in the 10th Infantry Div ., and 1st and 4th Armored Divisions before being selected to attend the United States Military Academy, West Point, in 1956. Upon graduating in 1960, he attended Airborne and Ranger schools, served with 8th Infantry Div., Germany; served 2 tours in Vietnam; ROTC Instructor at Colorado State University; attended the Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KA; and then to the 3rd Infantry Div, Kitzingen, Germany. Returning to the US he attended Graduate School in Business, Univ. of AZ.; became Commander of the 5th Cavalry Squadron, Ft. Knox, Kentucky; served as Professor of Military Science, Univ. of Wisconsin, Stevens Point; and Senior Army Advisor to the Wisconsin Army National Guard. He served his country for 32 years. He is survived by his wife Annie, two children, Lisa and Jim, Jr. and his wife Julie; 6 grandchildren, Nicole and Derek Lopez; Ryan, Lucas, Jordyn and Tatum Garvey-the joys of his life. Also a sister Gerry Rohwer of Ahwatukee, two brothers, Bob of Nebraska and Andy of SD. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Monday, Feb 18th, Carr-Tenney Mortuary, 2621 S. Rural Rd.( Tempe. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Burial will be at West Point, New York. George Walter 'Pete' Geisler, 65, of Eagar AZ, passed over on February 10, 2002, peacefully in his home. He was born June 4, 1936 in Mancos, CO. He worked as a Cowboy, Miner & Logger. Pete was a devoted husband, father, grandpa and friend. He was compassionate and loving to all he came in contact with, as he never knew a stranger. Pete enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and hunting. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Evelyn Geisler; daughter, Sherry L. Geisler; sons, George & Donna Geisler, Greg & Sheri Geisler, Ralph & Stephanie Geisler; 10 grandchildren, 1 great grand-daughter; mother, Nellie Fultz and brothers, Henry Geisler and Jim Fultz. Pete was truly an inspiration to all that knew him and will always be remembered for his strong will and fight for life. We were truly blessed just to have known him. The family wishes to extend our deepest thanks and gratitude to all the friends and neighbors for their support, love, care and generosity. Services will be held at the Presbyterian Church in Springer-ville February 16 at 1:00 pm. Irene Janet Goodrich, 78, Glendale Arizona, passed away February 12, 2002. Visitation: 2-5 P.M., Monday, Menke Funeral Home, 12420 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ. Graveside Service 11 A.M., Tuesday, 2-19-02, National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ. Contributions: Turner Syndrome Society, 11803 Fawnview Dr., Houston, TX 77070. Charles "Craig" Harkins Sr, 32, of Phoenix AZ, passed away February 12, 2002. He is survived by is son, Charles Craig Jr, his daughter, Brittany Eileen, of Avondale, AZ.; his parents Charles and Marjorie Harkins of Avondale, his sister Tiffany Harkins of Phoenix. Craig was much loved and will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends. Visitation is 4-7pm Sunday Feb. 17th. Service at 11am Monday Feb. 18th, 2002 at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird, Peoria, AZ. Memorial contributions may be sent The Juvenile Diabetes Reearch Foundation, 120 Wall St, New York, NY 10005-4001 K un uncmonam f Dn Jlovintj iJHemory oj Sarhte iJMarshatt J 7.1922 Jetrmrg 12, 2002 " tiling oj beauty is a jot) forever: Dts loveliness increases it can neier pass into notitingness." ypur beauty will be in our hearts alwaus. A, -lJ The Arizona Funeral Directors Association, FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN X ' t There At The ' Beginning Of Life Call Today To Leant How You Can Contribute! 480893-7638 Anna Hess Hartung, 100, a pioneer Phoenician, passed away February 10, 2002. Anna was born to Daniel S. Hess and Hattie Weaver Hess in Newton, Kansas on October 11, 1901, the youngest of a family of five girls and six boys. In 1911 Anna's family moved to the territory of Arizona. The female members of the family traveled by train preceeding the male members who rode on what was known as the "immigrant" train which transported personal and household items, livestock and family pets as well as farming equipment to their destination. The family first lived on a rental ' farm in Glendale, but not for long. Anna's parents purchased a parcel of land on the south side of Bethany Home Road between 12th and 16th Streets near the town of Phoenix. The brick house her father built on the property in 1917 is still in use today as a business. They started with a dairy farm, then on into cotton and citrus. The Hess family were ardent members of the Mennonite Church but since there were none in the Valley at that time, they affiliated with the Nazarene Church in downtown Phoenix. Anna walked or often rode her burro to the original 3 room Madison" School at 16th Street and Missouri. She attended Phoenix Union High School. In 1921 she married Hubert H. Campbell. The marriage ended in divorce and she was left with two young daughters to support, so she returned to school at the Lamson Business School studying accounting. She worked as a bookkeeper for the Arizona Highway Department, then moved to the Arizona State Income Tax Division where she remained for 13 years. In 1942 she married Frederick Hartung, an elementary school principal and voice teacher. Anna took a part-time temporary job with the Red Feather (now United Way) as chief accountant. The job became full time permanent and she stayed for 18 years being promoted to office manager in 1949. She retired in December 1964. Although Anna worked outside the home, she made time to participate in various local civic activities and enjoyed singing with local choral groups. She was very active in the Alpha Gamma Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International and the Eastern Star of Arizona. She also was a member of Creighton Christian Church and the Arizona Historical Society. Anna loved Arizona and was very proud of her family's activities in the early growth of Phoenix and the State. Survivors include her daughters Clarene E. Slade and Jean (Doug) Conley; three grandchildren: Catherine (Barry) Downs of Scottsdale, Patricia Glinski of Wickenburg and Colleen (Jim) Roden of Estacada, Oregon; and five great grandchildren; Patrick Con-ley of Eugene, Oregon; Erin Roden of Estacada, Oregon; Mia Conley of Scottsdale; and Hannah and Harlan Glinski of Wickenburg; also a sister-in-law, Virginia Hess of Phoenix. She was preceded in death by her husband and two grandchildren Karen Geary Tickle and Walter Conley. Private services were held at Paradise Chapel of Phoenix. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 East Flower, Phoenix, AZ 85014 or Kivel Care Center, 3020 North 36th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85018-6998. Billie Jean Horton, 71, Coolidge Arizona, passed away February 13, 2002. Celebration of Life Gathering at The 21 Club, 5:00 P.M., Saturday, February 16, 2002, 345 S. Main St., Coolidge, AZ 85228. Simes Mortuaries Coolidge Chapel. Jeanette D. Howirt, 76, of Sun City West AZ, passed away February 13, 2002. Private family services are being held. Contributions to Sun Health Hospice Care Services, P.O. Box 2015 Sun City, AZ 85372-9950. Arrangements by Camino Del Sol Funeral Chapel. James R. Humbert, 66, of Mesa Az., passed away on Feb. 9, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Ellen, his children: William and Beth, and 3 grandchildren: Jake, Justin and Katelyn. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m., Sat. Feb. 23, 2002 in First Presbyterian Church, 161 N. Mesa Dr., Mesa, Az. The family suggests memorials to the Music Dept. of First Presbyterian Church or the Shriner's Childrens Hospitals, 3160 Geneva St., Los Angeles, Ca. 90020 Jeffrey S. Hunter, 47, Phoenix Arizona, passed away February 12, 2002. Army. Services: Na- tional Cemetery at 1:00 5 p.m. camelback Sunset Chapel Funeral Home. Orval Joachim, 91, of Mesa AZ, passed away February 12, 2002. Contributions: East Valley Hospice, 2222 S. Dobson, Ste. 401, Mesa, AZ 85202 Miss Eva Johnson, 83, of Globe Arizona, passed away on February 13, 2002. Visitation: Febuary 17, 2002, 3-5 p.m., Lamont Mortuary of Globe, Globe, AZ. Rosary February 17, 2002, 7 p.m., Holy Angels CathoUc Church; Globe, AZ. Services: February 18, 2002, 10 a.m., Holy Angels Church, 201 S. Broad, Globe, AZ. Contributions: Holy Angels Catholic Church, Restoration Fund, 143 S. Broad, Globe, AZ 85501. Lena L. Johnston, 82, of Prescott AZ, passed away Friday, February 15, 2002. Memorial service, 11:00 A.M., Monday, February 18, 2002 at First Congregation Church, 216 E. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ. In Lieu of material remembrance donations are suggested to the Epilepsy Foundation of AZ, P.O. Box 25084, Phoenix, AZ, 85002. Arrangements by Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, Prescott, AZ. aymKa uavis Sept. 26, 1921 - Feb. 16, 2001 4fr t ua 'Jr Your sudden death last year lias been wiy dill'i-uil for all yar family and fiienifc Vte wish we could have said "I ytm" and 'Hank vwi for all ou do" mure often lhan we did Vve vwu you lo know how each and every day you ate very muciicti nus.d aiki Kjveti. w Know yni arc watching froniaxw. mom - you remain in our hearts toiever. bob, bandi. and all your oilier Z Thelma D. Jones, 79, of Phoenix, passed away on February 14, 2002. She was born in Bell, California on April 7, 1922 to Foster and Ethel Mason. The family returned to Phoenix p a- - & 1 ---- K V f in 1923. She attended Phoenix Union High School and Phoenix College. She married Roy W. "Pete" Jones, her high school sweetheart, in 1941. She had one child, Jay, in 1953. She was a Den Mother, member of the Goodwill Auxiliary and The Phoenix Symphony Guild. She is survived by her son, Jay. Visitation will be Saturday, February 16, 2002, 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at A. L. Moore Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, 710 West Bethany Home Road. Funeral Service will be Sunday, February 16, 2002, 2:00 P.M., First United Methodist Church, 5510 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85012. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to to The First United Methodist Church. Harold (Hal) R. Keyt, 80, of Scottsdale, passed away on February 14, 2002. Hal was born on August 8, 1921, in Madison, Wisconsin. He was a star athlete in high school and played college football and basketball at King College, Bristol, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with an engineering degree. Hal enlisted in the Army Air Corps the day after Pearl Harbor and flew combat missions in World War II over France, Poland and Germany in 1944 - 1945 as a navigator on 8lh Air Force B-17s. He was wounded in action and received the Purple Heart. Hal married Colein Williamson on February 10, 1945, and they had 56 wonderful years together. As a career flying officer in the United States Air Force, Hal flew search and rescue missions in the north Atlantic out of the Azores Islands. During his last ten years in the Air Force, Hal was involved in developing and launching top secret Agena spy satellites on the Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile from Vandenbcrg Air Force Base, California. In 1966 Hal retired from the USAF and joined General Electric as an aerospace engineer in its space satellite development program. He loved boats. For many years Hal and Colein had a boat on the Chesapeake Bay. In 1971, they navigated their 42 foot cabin cruiser down the inland water way from Maryland to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Hal was also a home builder in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was an avid duplicate bridge player and became a life master in 1964. Hal was a beloved husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife Colein, his sons Rick and Norm; daughters-in-law Carol and Kathy; his brother Donald Keyt of Tampa, Florida, and grandchildren Kari, Ricky, Katie, Andy and Colin Keyt. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2002, at 1:30 p.m. at the Paradise Valley United Methodist Church, 4455 East Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, Arizona. Memorial contributions may be made to the Assistance League of Phoenix 7044 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85020, and Hospice of the Valley, 5111 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite 280, Scottsdale, Arizona 85250. Marie Riskas Kuehnle, Long time valley resident died Monday Feb. Uth, 2002. Mrs. Kuehnle was born in Chilton, Wisconsin July 17th, 1918 and moved to Phoenix in the mid 40's. many years as a if v " 4 She worked for manager in the fine dining business at such landmarks as the 'Flame" and "Joe Hunts" before opening her own restaurant and night club, "Marie's" in 1964. In the 70's. Mrs. Kuehnle worked for Digital Equipment Corporation in the computer testing divisjon before retiring in 1980. She was a founding member of the original Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church of Phoenix as well as an active member in the Daughters Of Penelope and A.H.E.P.A. She is survived by hers sons James- Keenley of Santa Monica, CA; Bill Keenley of Phoenix; sister Helen Demelriou of Santa Monica, CA; and brother Harry Riskas of San Francisco, CA. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 7038, Phoenix, AZ 85011 in the name of Marie Riskas Kuehnle. For information on time and location of memorial services please call her son Bill at 602-341-5011. em mm mm aoentralcom family and tneixts.

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