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B4 Arizona Daily Star Tuesday, April 16, 2002 AARON, George Russell, 92, ol SaddleBrooks and Desert Point at La Reserve died April 11, 2002 following hip surgery. Mr. Aaron was born June 8, 1909 in Lansing, Ml. He was preceded in death by his parents, Belle George Aaron in 1946 and Edward Thomas Aaron in 1941. On May 29, 1937 he married Emily Clara Bowen in Elgin, IL. She also preceded him in death on April 24, 2000. He graduated high school In Lansing and attended Illinois Technical Institute in Chicago before beginning employment as a draftsman at Oldsmobile, a position he held for over 30 years. He retired to Florida in April 1970 and resided in Venice, FL until coming to the Tucson area in 2001 to be near family. Mr. Aaron was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Venice, FL and a lifetime member of the Elks Club. He was an ardent golfer and a founding member of the Myakka Pines Golf Club in Englewood, FL. He also was an active member of the Japanese Gardens community where he resided in Venice. He is survived by two sons, Thomas (Diane) of SaddleBrooke and Russell of Okemos, Ml; and three grandchildren, Kristine Aaron-Jacobi and Erik Aaron of San Diego, CA and Holly Aaron of Kensington, CA. Interment will be in Trinity Presbyterian Memorial Garden. Local arrangements were made by HEATHER MORTUARY. Ik iK- I, William Edward Barnes 79, born May 7, 1922, died April 14, 2002. Joined his loving wife of 60 years, Elizabeth, who passed away December 11, 2001. Survived by five children, Richard (Carole) Barnes, Sally (Lou) Crum, Ron (Debi) Barnes, Jeff (Jackie) Barnes and Peggy (Joe) Bradley; 14 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his eldest son, Leslie William. Bill was a resident of Tucson for 42 years, and Elk Lake, PA for the last 20 years. He retired from Royal Buick in 1981, after more than 30 years. He served with the Army in France and Germany during WWII. Funeral service at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at Craycrotl Baptist Church, 5729 E. 22nd St. Donations can be made to the Elk Lake Community Church, 2 Grow Ave., Montrose, PA 18801. Friends may call from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday. April 16 2002, at BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL. 6910 E. Broadway. BORDERS, Marcella D., 73, of Marana, died Saturday at Northwest Hospital. Wife of Riley Borders, mother of Connie Hobbs. Arrangements by EVERGREEN MORTUARY & CEMETERY, N. Oracle & W. Miracle Mile. Services are private. BOREYKO, Catherine J., bom in New York City on February 11, 1920, died April 10, 2002. Preceded in death by husband, Joseph and son, Stephen. Survived by daughter, Vanessa; and sister, Mary Bellavance (Bill). Entombment at Holy Hope Mausoleum. Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in Catherine's name. BOWMAN, E. Dexter Jr. 79, of Tucson, died April 14, 2002. He was bom May 8, 1922 in Denver, CO to Ernest D. and Elise Bowman. Mr. Bowman served in the US Navy as an Engineering ' Officeron an LST in the Pacific during WWII. He obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from the University of Colorado in 1947 and was a member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He married Patricia Joffee on July 10, 1947 in Denver. Dex worked as a Chemical Engineer for Goodyear in Akron, OH before returning to Denver to work for Stearns Roger, and then subsequently for Duval Corporation. He was involved in design and construction for Mining Operations in Carlsbad, NM, Saskatoon, Canada, and Antwerp, Belgium. Moving to Tucson from New Mexico in 1965, he was involved with the development of the Duval Sierrita Properties, and later served as Vice President of Development for Duval. He was a board member of the Development Authority for Tucson's Economy when it was active. After his retirement, he was a volunteer at Tucson Medical Center. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Bowman Durning. He is survived by his wife, Patricia of Tucson; sons, Robert of Boone, NC, and William of Boulder, CO; plus five grandsons. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Philips in the Hills Episcopal Church on Thursday, April 18, 2002, at 3:00 p.m. with The Reverend Susan Anderson-Smith officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Arizona Nature Conservancy, 1510 E. Ft. Lowell Rd Tucson, AZ 85719, or to the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES. Dodge Chapel. CUNNINGHAM, Robert Davidson, Jr., 89, of Tucson, died April 14, 2002. He was born April 28, 1912 in Evanston, IL to Robert Davidson Cunningham, Sr. and Ethel Williams. Robert received his BS from Northwestern University, his MA in anthropology from the University of Arizona and for many years, owned an advertising agency in Chicago. He was a member of the Arizona Historical Society, Tucson and Adobe Corrals of the Westerners and the Western Writers of America. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jean Robinson, and is survived by wife, Jean Bock; children, Lynne Lof (Larry) of Tucson, Courtney Teegen (Don) of Palatine, IL, and R.D. "Robin" Cunningham III (Pat) of Gallatin Gateway, MT; grandchildren, Hildy Teegen (David) of VA, Marta Teegen of CA, Andrew Teegen (Bonnie) of Cary, IL, Julia Groves (Gordon) of Tucson, Michael Mueller of Tucson, and David Cunningham of MT; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Skyler Teegen of Cary, IL. No service will be held. Donations may be made in memory of Robert to the Arizona Historical Society, 949 E. 2nd St., Tucson, AZ 85719 or Carondelet Hospice, 1802 W. St. Mary's Rd Tucson, AZ 85745. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave. ((a) Maqee). FUNERAL f v.;-- v"': ' A P fj In Loving Memory Ethel Wall Carreon The Carreon family and friends rejoice the new of of Ethel, 80 yrs old. On Friday, April 12, 2002, Ethel peacefully went to the Lord joining her husband, Walter, and son, Patrick. She will be deeply missed and always loved by her surviving sons, Richard, Jeffery, and Ronald (Victoria); grandson, Daniel Adam Carreon; as well as her sister, - Ruby Bartlett; nieces, Ann Montano, Brenda Wall Llanes, Patricia Wall Horwitz and relatives. Her extended children and dearest friends, John Jay Conner, Lynn Walsh, and Michele Marie Lyons enhanced her life. Ethel was an Arizona native and graduate of Tucson High School. She served her country during WWII as a worker at Ryan Aeronautical Field. Ethel wed Walter Smith Carreon in 1951. When the children were old enough, Ethel pursued a career in office administration and worked 14 years as Coordinating Assistant for the Southeastern Arizona Carpenters Apprenticeship Program. She was a member of the Office Professional International Union, League of Mexican American Women, Club Arco Iris, and the Woodman of the World. Ethel was involved in the founding of Oro Valley, Arizona and was their first Town Clerk. Ethel was very devoted to her family and gave of her love unconditionally. She was honored as the Oro Valley Mother of the Year in 1984. Ethel touched many lives, and was . extremely generous. She was humorous, loved people, life and enjoyed dancing, singing and was an accomplished "rag time'' piano player. Friends and family may gather' on Tuesday, April 16, 2002, visitation 6:30 to 7:00 p.m., rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Brings Memorial Chapel, 236 S. Scott St. Funeral mass will be celebrated Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at 10:30 a.m., at Augustine Cathedral. Burial to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. COULTER, Pearl Parvln, founding dean of the University of Arizona College of Nursing and a pioneer in nursing education, research and service in Arizona will be remembered with a memorial tribute on Thursday, April 25, 2002 at 4:00 p.m., UA College of Nursing Courtyard. A brief program and reception will be followed by the planting of an acacia tree in her memory. All are welcome to attend. Mrs. Coulter died January 31, 2002 at the age of 99. She came to the UA in 1957 to direct the new baccalaureate education program recently approved by the Arizona Board of Regents, and when the school of nursing became a college in 1964, Mrs. Coulter became the UA's first female academic dean. She retired to her home in Sun City, Arizona, in 1967. A scholarship endowment for graduate or undergraduate students with financial need has been established at the UA College of Nursing by Mrs. Coulter's estate. For additional information, please contact the Development Office at 626-2512. GEORGELOS, Panaglota D., 100, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2002 in Tucson, Arizona. She was bom in Skopi, Greece on January 1, 1902. As a girl, she roamed the mountains of the Peloponnese as a shepherdess. In the midst of World War II, she married Demetrios Georgelos. Together they farmed the rugged Greek land, and survived the hardships of war and economic depression. Although she had little formal education, the world was her classroom. She became the midwife of her village, delivering over 160 babies, and mastered the crafts of weaving, knitting, crocheting, needlepoint and winemaking. She gave birth to six children, one of whom she bore alone in the fields and carried back to her home. After the delivery, she sustained an injury that resulted in a profound hearing loss. She lost two of her daughters, Marigo and Beba, as infants, and her eldest son, Likourgo, as a young man. In the early 1950 s, she and Demetrios sent their barely-teenage son, George, to the United States in pursuit of "the American Dream." That American Dream became hers, as well, when at the age of 60, she immigrated to Chicago, Illinois with her husband to join the rest of her family. In Chicago, she found work in a bakery and, after a series of surgeries, her hearing was restored. In 1972, her husband died. She persevered through all the good and bad that life had to offer surrounded by her family. Her children had married and she became the grandmother to nine grandchildren. In the late 1970 s she moved to Tucson. She was proud to see all of her grandchildren attend college and to see many of them marry and have children of their own. As she grew older, she enjoyed traveling to Greece to visit family and friends. In her late 80 s she returned to Greece to recapture some of her youthful freedom and lived in her own home near her surviving brother. Later, when her memory and health began to fail, she moved back to Chicago to be near her daughter, Anastasia and her family, and then to Tucson, to be closer to her sons, Anastasios and George, and their families. She is survived by Anastasia and Emanuel Penagiotaros; her daughter and son-in-law, George and Constance Georgelos; her son and ' daughter-in-law, and Anastasios (Tom) and Basiliki (Kiki) Georgelos, her nine grand-children; and six greatgrandchildren. Memorial services will be held at the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Ft. Lowell, Tucson, AZ at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2002. Memorial contributions should be made to the same. Her children, Anastesia, George and Anastasios will accompany her body back to Skopi, her village in Greece where she will be buried next to her husband. Demetrios. .Sometimes r ji flowers can say what words cannot-Inglis Florists 622-4641 Top 100 MfibefSafisfaenon Guaranteed NOTICES HANFT, Philip Matthew, died in his home in Tucson, on April 13, 2002 of cancer. He was born June 15, 1916 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, and grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. His first wife, Patricia Hanft, preceded him in death. He is survived by his beloved wile, Bobbie Berger; children, Alexandra Alexander ol MN, Patricia (Lee) Sutton of IL, Philip Hanft, III of Wl, Lisa (Chris) Casperson of MN, Peter (Marceen) Hanft of OR and Sara (Kevin) Mann of MN; stepchildren, Amanda (Jerry) Saxe of CA and Deborah (Austin) Lehr of OR and Mindy Brown of CA; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; his brother, Robert (Joan) Hanft of Tucson; and sister, Elisabeth Sorvillo of Connecticut. Mr. Hanft graduated from Carlton College and Harvard Law School and was a veteran of WWII. In Duluth he was the senior partner of Hanft Fride law firm specializing in mining law. Mr. Hanft moved to Tucson upon retirement in 1983. He was a member of the Graduate Club and the U of A Sarver Heart Board. Mr. Hanft was actively involved in many civic and charitable institutions in both cities. Service, Wednesday, April 17, 2002, 4:00 p.m., St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave., at River Rd. Family requests remembrances are made to the U of A Sarver Heart Center, P.O. Box 245046, 85724, Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave., 85701 and Sunstone Cancer Support Foundation, 2545 N. Woodland Rd., 85749. Arrangements by EVER-GREEN MORTUARY CEMETERY. R. Kelly Hocker Born in Buckeye, Arizona and raised on the Paloma Ranch near Gila Bend, Arizona, prominent Arizona attorney R. Kelly Hocker, affectionately called Kelly by all who knew him, died on Saturday, April 13, 2002 in Sierra Vista, Arizona. He was surrounded by family, friends and colleagues. Kelly's roots in Arizona's history traced through a west Texas-born-father - Conway "Ike" Holmes Hocker - who ran away from home and fought in the Mexican Revolution before settling in Arizona. Kelly was raised by Charlie and Maude Stump who recognized his intellect and encouraged his academic advancement. His early life on a ranch owned and managed by a social progressive colored his life experience. This experience gave Kelly a remarkable and profound commitment to social concerns. Kelly was a graduate of Gila Bend High School and the University of Arizona. He took his law degree from George Washington Law School in Washington, DC where he also worked for the Capitol Police force. After law school Kelly served with the United States Army in the Judge Advocate General's Corps in San Antonio, Texas; ft was here he began his family with his wife Sue. In 1963, Kelly began in law practice in Tempe, Arizona where he practiced until a disabling stroke in 1994. He was Arizona's preeminent employment lawyer. His life experiences from the earliest times inspired him to this work and the representation of persons injured by discrimination. Kelly made significant contributions in labor and employment law. He was a respected legal scholar and trial lawyer. The first Arizona Employment Law Handbook contained chapters authored by Kelly. He was surprised and touched when his co-authors dedicated that treatise to him. In addition, the Arizona State Bar Association instituted the "R. Kelly Hocker Employment and Labor Law Writing Competition" at the University of Arizona and Arizona State University Colleges of Law in January 2000. Kelly was a natural storyteller whose passion for life blended with his dedication to the law. This was surpassed only by his love and devotion for his family, Anna and Peter Fletcher; and grandchildren, Rachel and Abraham (Tucson), Charlie and Karen Hocker (Vermont) and Adam Hocker (who lived with Kelly in Sierra Vista); close family friend, Eustacio Luna (who helped care for Kelly in his last years) and sister Betty June Moser (Gila Bend). Wife, Sue, father, 'Ike", mother, Virginia, and brother, Sam predeceased him. His profession, family and friends will deeply miss him. Viewing will be at the Ganley's Funeral Home, in Buckeye, Arizona on Wednesday, April 17, 2002 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. followed by a graveside service at Pioneer Cemetery in Gila Bend, on Thursday, April 18, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. Contribution in lieu of flowers can be made to the donor's favorite charity in Kelly's name MORRIS, Constance Hunter, died peacefully at home on April 11, 2002 of congestive heart failure.She was 88 years old. Connie was born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 9, 1913. She was a graduate of the Bouve-Boston School of Physical Education and received her Bachelor's degree from Northeastern University. Although Connie and her family lived in many places, she returned every summer to her cottage at Post Island in Massachusetts. Connie had a diverse career in teaching and recreational social work. She was an active community volunteer who gave freely of her time to the Red Cross and TMC Hospice. She never retired from this work. Although Connie traveled extensively, she was at home anywhere there were people. She was married for over 40 years to John Joseph Morris who died in 1984. She is survived by her daughter, Jan Morris Erskine (John) of Tucson, Arizona; her son, Stephen H. Morris of Randolph, Vermont; grandchildren, David and Deborah Erskine of Tucson, Jacob Morris of Brooklyn, New York and Patrick Morris of Worchester, Massachusetts. Connie will be remembered for her energy, wisdom and spirit She will be missed by many. At her request, there will be no service. Contributions may be made to a charity of choice, and her memory honored by performing an act of service. 7 Ma Thomas Richardson Peel 47, of Tucson, died April 12, 2002 at the TMC Hospice. Born October 13, 1954 In Madison, Wl, grew up in Havre, MT, moved to Tucson in 1967 and was graduated from Sahuaro High School. Married on June 23, 2001 to Patricia McCann Peel who survives him. Additional survivors include daughter, Jessica; and granddaughter Brianna Peel of Massapequa, NY; and sister Sandy (Tim) Ramage; nephews, Christopher and Kenneth Ramage; and niece, Kathryn Ramage all of Rochester, MN. He will be deeply missed by the McCann family in Wisconsin whom he loved. Memorial service will be held on April 17 at 10:00 a.m. at MT. SHADOWS FUNERAL HOME. 5225 E. Speedway. 't "JF V. - v .-- '' A rJ - . w i 0 Alex W. Peters 81, died April 14, 2002. Bom November 13, 1920 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 41 years, Tula B. Peters. He is survived by his wife of three and a half years, Janet Peters; daughters, Roxanne Moutafsis (Matthew) and Eleni Meza (Joe); and grandchildren, Diana, Elizabeth, Sophia and Alex; brothers, Paul and James Peters of Minneapolis, Minnesota. His vocation and passion was in the culinary arts, which was evident through his award winning creations. His gentle nature and compassion will be missed by all who knew and loved him. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. at SL Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Fort Lowell Rd. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name can be made to Carondelet St. Mary's Hospice, 1802 W. St. Mary's Road, Tucson, Arizona 85745. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd. (at Speedway). RICHARDSON, Mildred M., age 65, of Tucson, Arizona, died April 11, 2002. Survived by daughters, Bonnie J. Lytle and Constance M. Richardson; sons, Alfred Richardson, III, Donald G. Richardson and Anthony W. Richardson; grandchildren, Andrea D. Lytle, Alisa N. Richardson, Erika D. Reid, Michael B. Richardson, Alfred Richardson IV, Adrianna K. Richardson; loving great-grandchildren; and a host of family members a d friends. Friends may call at ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Dodge Chapel, on Tuesday, April 16, 2002 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Davis Monthan Air Force Base Desert Dove (Chapel 1) with Chaplain Mark Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at South Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Dodge Chapel. SORENSEN, Roberta Lewis, passed into the presence of her Lord and Savior on April 12, 2002. She was bom on May 23, 1915 to William and Mary Lewis at Ditney Ridge, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, Russell, and their son, Robert. She is survived by her son, Lew (Doris); and grandsons, Craig and Eric (Michelle); and three great-grandchildren, Ashlee, Todd, and Avery. Roberta lived in Tucson since 1951 and had worked at Swan Drug Store and Tucson Realty. She was a longtime member of El Camino Baptist Church and loved her Agape Class "family". She also leaves many special friends at Broadway Proper Retirement Center where she loved to play bridge and watch Wildcat Basketball. She will be remembered as a gracious and loving lady by her family and friends. A Celebration of her Life will be held on Tuesday, April 16 at 10:00 a.m. at El Camino Baptist Church, 7777 E. Speedway, with Rev. Russ Marshall officiating. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the music department at El Camino Baptist Church. Arrangements by EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY. TODD, Charles Robert, age 68, lost his fight with bladder cancer on Friday, April 12, 2002 at the VA Hospice, Tucson. He is survived by his wife, Pauline; sons, Mark (Donna) Todd and Rick (Jennifer) Todd; five grandchildren; mother, Ella Todd; sisters, Virginia (Earl) Mock, all of Tucson, and Joyce Bubbico, of Mesa; sister-in-law, Betty Collins, of Tucson; and several nephews and nieces. Chuck served in the Army and was stationed in Korea and also at Brooks Army Hospital in San Antonio, TX. Chuck was born August 1, 1933, in Toledo, OH. He as been a Tucsonan since 1941 He attended the Sunnyside Schools, Tucson High School, U of A College of Mines. Chuck was formerly employed in the construction field, Tucson Police Department, ASARCO, mobile home industry, and real estate. He had been a chef at the family restaurant, Boulevard Grill. Chuck was a former active member of the Tucson Jr. Chamber of Commerce. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at Tucson Baptist Temple Chapel, 1525 S. Columbus Blvd. UNDERWOOD, Hilda M., 99, of Tucson, died April 14, 2002. She was bom in Sarcoxie, MO on March 7, 1903 and lived for over 65 years in Rolla, MO before moving to Tucson in 1990. Her husband, John A. Underwood preceded her in death in 1962. She is survived by her son, John Underwood Jr. of SL Louis, MO; and daughters, Irene Johnson of Alexandria, VA, Lorene White of Tucson, AZ and Carolyn Rice of Huntsville, AL; and sisters, Lydia, Roby of St. Peters, MO and Ella Olson of Miami, OK along with six grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren. She was a member of the Ascension Lutheran Church of Tucson and will be intered at Ozark Memorial Gardens in Rolla, MO with a memorial service to be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers a memorial in the name of "Hilda Underwood" has been set up at Northwest mterfaith Center, 2800 W. Ina Rd., Tucson, AZ 85741. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave. f(: Maaee). Fire heavily damages South Side church By Adam Borowitz ARIZONA DAILY STAR A fire at a South Side church Monday burned about a third of the building before firefighters could bring it under control. The fire started in a grassy area behind the Church on the Rock, 3999 S. Mission Road, just before 8 p.m. and spread quickly into the rear of the church, said Battalion Chief Randy Ogden, a Tucson Fire Department spokesman. The fire then spread through the building's air ducts and into the attic, Ogden said. Jerry Maloy, a caretaker who has lived behind the church for about seven months, noticed the fire after his Rottweiler began FATAL FALL 'Everything he did, he did with gusto,' says teen's teacher Continued from Page Bl of an autopsy by the Cochise County Medical Examiner. They are also hoping to interview a student who witnessed the fall, and the teachers who were at the scene. Douglas High School special . education teacher Mark Miller, one of the teachers who supervised the outing and was Wilson's teacher, declined to discuss the fall Miller said Wilson was a "fun-loving student who loved life. I don't think he had an enemy. Everything he did, he did with gusto. He was becoming a young man and enjoying all those thing that go with that" Wilson was among a group of Douglas youth who approached Douglas Mayor Ray Borane and the city council about the need for a skate park in Douglas about two years ago. Borane said he doesn't specifically remember Wilson. But the skate park "is something we're looking at, and I think it's well on its way," he said. In addition to skateboarding, iCcaliGirtG! Fun every Friday. Only in the Star FUNERAL NOTICES TADEO, Juan Manuel, 49, passed away April 12, 2002. Visitation will be Thursday, April 18, 2002, starting at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Mass will follow at 3:00 p.m. at San Felipe de Jesus Church. Interment at Nogales City Cemetery, Nogales, Arizona. Survived by father, Rafael Tadeo; mother, Amalia Robles; sons, Juan Jr. and Javier Tadeo; daughters, Sonya Tadeo and Juanita Morales; brother, Ralph Jr., Paul, Fred, Ruben and Victor Tadeo; close friends like brothers, Alex, Martin and Armando Aguilar; sisters, Rachel and Becky Tadeo. Arrangements by Adair's Carroon Mortuary. John Justin Wenaai John passed away suddenly on April 10, 2002, from a massive coronary at home in Carbondale, CO. He was bom July 17, 1957 in Youngstown, OH. John was a graduate of Sabino High School and the University of Arizona. He had his own business in stone, marble and tile design in addition to numerous other talents known by his many friends. He leaves behind his parents, Sally and John Wenaas of Tucson, AZ; brother, Jeffrey Kent, wife Anne and children Ryan and Jaclyn of Orlando, FL; brother, Gregory Thomas of Frankfurt, Germany; grandparents, Clara Louise and Kenneth Schafer of Youngstown, OH; uncle, Thomas Schafer, wife Anne and sons Chad and Bret of Savannah, GA; aunt, Nancy Wenaas Love, husband, Jon and four children of Madisonville, KY, and special friend Bonnie Duncan of Carbondale, CO. Friends are invited to join the family at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2002, in the mesqurte grove at the Tucson Country Club for an informal service and reception celebrating John's We. Suggested memorial donations may be made to Teen Challenge of Arkansas, P. O. Box 8177, Hot Springs. AK 71910. "As long as your name is spoken, you will never die." barking. "I looked out and saw smoke, so I started hollering, 'Fire! Fire!'" Maloy said. It took the 40 firefighters sent to the church about 20 minutes to bring the blaze under control Damage to the church was estimated at $100,000, officials said. The areas most affected were offices in the rear of the building and an attic area over the church's altar. An investigation was under way late Monday to determine what started the grass fire, officials said. Church officials reached by telephone late Monday declined to comment the Douglas High School junior enjoyed four-wheel-drive outings with his stepdad, said his mother. He also participated in the Border Patrol's Explorer Scout program, and in the National Guard's Academy program. "He was very outgoing, he always tried to please and help people," she said. Both Ortega and Cynthia Wilson said Elton's 17-year-old friend John O'Pry tried valiantly to save his classmate, jumping into the stream and pulling him out of the water, then calling to teachers as he initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation. O'Pry's mother, Ana C. O'Pry, said her son learned CPR at asthma camp. She said he is still troubled and nervous about his friend's death. She said the school made counselors available for her son and other students who participated in the trip, as well as the rest of the students at the school. "He's worried about Elton's family. He was raised to care about other people, and the two of them were very close," she said. "He did the best he could to help. It was an accident" I Contact Ignacio Ibarra at (520) 432-2766or nacholmindspring.com. 4-year-old who nearly drowned 1 leaves UMG ARIZONA DAILY STAR The 4-year-old girl who nearly drowned Sunday in a pool on the Northwest Side was released from University Medical Center Monday, hospital officials said. The girl, whose name was not released by authorities, was found floating and unresponsive in the pool in the 1600 block of West Ruth Street near West Ruthrauff Road and North La Cholla Boulevard, at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday by an adult at pool-side. Six other children were in the pool at the time. Her father performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on her as a 911 dispatcher provided instructions by telephone, officials said. Emergency medical workers with the Northwest FireRescue district arrived moments later and took the girl to UMC. rams Favorite shows found fast! Every Sunday in the Star

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