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The Desert Suni
Palm Springs, California
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A4 THE DESERT SUN Friday, May 20, 1994 ON THE RECORD (Mm OBITUARIES James R. Carnes, 80, longtime attorney Services for James Raymond Carnes, 80, of Palm Springs will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, '47- 535. Highway 74, in Palm Desert.

fflTjitTiNlIipB Russell Ross Leone, 69, plastics engineer Services for Russell Ross of Palm Desert will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Palm Desert Greens Country Clubhouse, 73t750 Country Club Drive, in Desert. Mr. Leone, a native of Westfield, N.Y., died May 6, at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage. He was an engineer for Amaco plastics division for 25 years, and served with the U.S.

Army from 1943-1946. Survivors include his wife, Fran-cine; two sons, Barry Leone of Madison, Ohio, and Tom Leone of Westfield; a stepdaughter, Terri Heuer of Torrance; a stepson, Tony Giamberdino of Lomita; two brothers, Tony Leone and Mike Leone, both of Westfield; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild. ErBGT3(3GHi He attended UCLA and graduated from USC, where he attained his law degree. He practiced law in Southern California for more than 50 years, including 30 years in 321-0994 CARNES Kenneth W. Surryhne, 88, food researcher Services for Kenneth Walter Surryhne, 88, of Desert Hot Springs will be held at 11 a.m.

Monday, at Desert Hot Springs Mortuary. Mr. Surryhne, a native of Berkeley, died Wednesday at Desert Hospital in Palm Springs. He was a researcher for Del Monte Foods for 41 years, and a member of the Moose Lodge No. 1421 of Desert Hot Springs.

Survivors include his wife, Frances; two sons, Edward Surryhne of Lakeport, and Kenneth A. Surryhne of Livermore; a daughter, Gail M. Ahlson of Greshem, 17 grandchildren; and 25 greatgrandchildren. Visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at the mortuary.

Burial will be private. The family suggests donations to Hospice of the Desert Communities, P.O. Box 2739, Palm Springs, CA 92263-9858. Robert W. Stewart, 76, owned auto parts store Memorial services for Robert Whitaker Stewart, 76, of Palm Desert will be held at 1 p.m.

Monday at Religious Science Church, 45-630 Portola in Palm Desert. Mr. Stewart, a native of Altoona, died Wednesday at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage. He was the owner-operator of Bob Stewart Auto Parts in Indio from 1957-1983. He was a member of Shadow Mountain Golf Club, and the Elks Club.

No. 1643 in Indio. Survivors include his wife, June; a son, Robert W. Stewart of Palm Desert; a daughter, Nancy Frost of Palm Desert; two sisters, Ethel Nichols of New Mexico and Dorothy Stewart of Michigan; and three grandchildren. Burial will be private.

The family suggests donations to Loma Linda Eye Tissue Bank, 1130 Anderson Loma Linda, CA 92354. Ricardo Hernandez, 40, self-employed handyman Services for Ricardo Hernandez, 40, of Palm Springs will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 2800 E. Ramon Road, in Palm Springs.

Mr. Hernandez, a native of Sono-ra, Mexico, died Tuesday at Desert Hospital in Palm Springs. He was a self-employed handyman. Survivors include his mother, Antonia Hernandez of Palm Springs; his father, Francisco Hernandez of Los Angeles; three brothers, Jorge Hernandez of Desert Hot Springs, Armando Hernandez, and Jesus Hernandez, both of Palm Springs; and five sisters, Romelia Hernandez, and Frances Lara, both of Palm Springs, Leticia Mota, and Gloria Hernandez, both of Cathedral City, and Rosa Hernandez of Douglas, Ariz. Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m.

Sunday at Palm Springs Mortuary in Cathedral City. Joyce C. Witherbee, 76, Illinois native, clerk Graveside services for Joyce Carmaleta Witherbee, 76, of Indio will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at the Coachella Valley Cemetery. Mrs.

Witherbee, a native of Manchester, 111., died Wednesday at John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio. She was a clerk for Allied Home Health Services. Survivors include a daughter, Donita M. Spinks of Indio; three brothers, Ronald Spencer and Ross Spencer, both of Illinois, and Ward Spencer of Kentucky; two grandchildren; and eight greatgrandchildren.

Visitation will be held at 8 a.m. Monday at the FitzHenry Funeral Home in Indio. The family suggests donations to Trinity Baptist Church, 44-550 Monroe Indio, CA 92201. Barnett, Harriet Private Interment: Cypress Lawn Cemetery, Colma, CA. St.

Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church of San Fransico to Officiate Bergesen, Gus Services: Saturday, 11:00 a.m. Church of the Nazarene, Cathedral City. Interment: Desert Lawn Cemetery, Calimesa. The Reverend Ray Wardlow, Officiating Hernandez, Ricardo Visitation and Vigil Service: Sunday p.m.. Ramon Chapel, Palm Springs Mortuary at Cathedral ilia iK Affordable Mortuary Services with the Family Touch Four Locations to Serve You 327-1257- Margie Davis Johnson; 76, restaurant worker Services for Margie Davis Johnson, 76, of Indio will be held at' 1 p.m.

Monday at Mt. Calvary sionary Baptist Church, 80-830 Ave. 43, in Indio. Mrs. Johnson, a native of Long Branch, Texas, died Monday in Banning.

1 She worked at the Brite Spot Cafe in Indio. Survivors include a daughter, Erma Shephard of Indio; a sister, Lottie Cole of Oakland; two brothers, Londil Davis of Long Branch, and LaVenton Davis of Houston, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the FitzHenry Funeral Home in Indio. Burial will be at the Coachella Valley Cemetery in Coachella.

Benito Aleman, 27, Indio native, concrete worker Services for Benito "Benny Dog" Aleman, 27, of West Laco, Texas, will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday at the church in Pennwest, 47-321 Blue Jay, in Indio. Mr. Aleman, a native of Indio, died May 9 in Denver, Colo, in an automobile accident. He was a graduate of Indio High School and worked for Baker Concrete, Midwest region.

Survivors include his father and mother, Juan and Celia Aleman of West Laco; three sisters, Maria Aleman, Mayra Alema, and Alma Aleman, all of West Laco; four brothers, Juan Aleman Jr. of Indio, Raul Aleman, Julio Aleman, and Carlos Aleman, all of West Laco. Earl James O'Brien apartment manager Private services will be held for Earl James, O'Brien Sr. of Desert Hot Springs. Mr.

O'Brien, a native of East Liverpool, Ohio, died Wednesday at Desert Hospital in Palm Springs. He was a property manager for Ale jo Apartments for 14 years, and a member of Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include his wife, La-Verne; two daughters, Ellen Hea-cock of Desert Hot Springs, and Scarlett Stafford of Lafayette, two sons, Earl J. O'Brien Jr. of Sacramento, and Dennis O'Brien of Laughlin, 15 grandchildren; and eight greatgrandchildren.

Luisi Peck, 83, aviatrix, native of Washington Private services were held for Countess Elizabeth DeAlta Villa, Luisi Peck, 83, of Palm Springs. Mrs. Luisi Peck, a native of Washington state, died April 25 at Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree. She was a medical librarian and aviatrix. Survivors include her husband, Stephen Peck; a daughter, Suzanne Lacefield of Palm Springs; a son, Peter Long of Washington state.

Palm Springs. He was associated with United Way for many years. He was a former member of Annandale Country Club, San Marino, Bermuda Dunes and Canyon Club; he was a member of O'Donnell Country Club. Survivors include his wife, Nancy, four daughters, Kim Carnes Ellingson of Nashville, Debbie Conway of Twin Lakes, Idaho, Candace Melinda Carnes of Palm Springs, and Nancy Carnes of Chino Hills; two sons, Raymond Carnes of Portland, and Steven Carnes of Palm Springs; many grandchildren; and many greatgrandchildren. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m.

today at Wiefels and Son Funeral Home in Palm Springs. Burial will be private. The family suggests donations to a favorite charity. Gus B. Bergesen, 86, electrical contractor Services for Gus B.

Bergesen, 86, of Rancho Mirage will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Church of the Nazarene, 35-055 Cathedral Canyon in Cathedral City. Mr. Bergesen, a native of Berkeley, died Wednesday at Rancho Mirage Healthcare. He was a self-employed industrial electrical contractor for 48 years.

He was a member of the Board of Trustees at Point Loma College, past president of Kiwanis in South San Francisco, and a member of Church of the Nazarene in Cathedral City. Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo; two sons, Richard B. Bergesen of Los Altos, and Stanley G. Bergesen of Redwood City; a daughter, Karen Clay of San Francisco; two brothers, Morris Bergesen of and Herbert Anderson of two sisters, Verona Driscoll of San Leandro, and Helen Stultz of Camarillo; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Burial will be at Desert Lawn Cemetery in Calimesa.

The family suggests donations to Point Loma Nazarene College, co Student Common's Building Fund, 30-900 Loma Land San Diego, CA 92106. Harriet B. Barnett, 86, San Francisco native Services for Harriet Brownell Barnett, 86, will be held in San Francisco. -Mrs. Barnett, a native of San Francisco, died Tuesday at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage.

Survivors include her husband, James. IT BENTLER, ELLEN Services Pending at Wiefels Son, Palm Springs BROWN, MARGARET Private Services at Wiefels Son, Palm Springs CARNES, JIM Visitation on Friday, 5:00 8:00 P.M., Wiefels A Son, Palm Springs; Services on Saturday, 4:00 P.M, Saint Margaret's Episcopal Church; Reverend Brad Hall Officiating GILLM0RE, SUSAN Services Pending at Wiefels Son, Palm Springs GLASSBR00K, DEAN Celebration of Life Services on Sunday, 4:00 P.M., Coachella Valley Preserve, 29-200 Thousand Palms Canyon Road, Thousand Palms KAMAKELE, WILLIAM Visitation on Sunday, 4:00 8:00 P.M., Wiefels Son, Palm Springs; Services on Monday 9:00 A.M., Wiefels Son Chapel in Palm Springs; Reverend Manuel Esponsa Officiating City. Funeral Mass: Monday, 10:00 a.m. St. Theresa's Catholic Church.

Fr. Seamus Meehan, Officiating Leone, Russell Celebration of Life: Saturday, 12:00 Noon, Palm Desert Greens Club House, Private Interment: Greens Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes Marcyan, Stanley Celebration of Life, Saturday, 2:00 p.m. at Residence. Interment: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale Noland, Ronald Celebration of Life: Saturday, June 4, 2:00 p.m. Ramon Chapel, Palm Springs Mortuary at Cathedral City, Margaret Joyce, Officiating O'Brien, Earl Private Services Ray, Gary COUNCILMAN OF CATHEDRAL CITY.

Celebration of Life: Sunday, p.m. 38-076 Bel Air Cathedral City Surryhne, Kenneth Services Pending Vaillette, Todd Interment: Itasca Memorial Park, Grand Rapids, Minnesota Shop the "other brands" and see if any have these features: Coil Box Spring as well as mattress for greater comfort, better support and longer life. Manual Crank to lower bed in case of power failure. Fully enclosed mechanism on all 4 sides plus a floor underneath for extra protection Patented Drive Mechanism. No plastic gears.

Stronger, quieter and lasts longer. Motors: made with 6.5 amp American made motors. Other companies use 2.5 amp motors or less. hi theDesettSun Second class postage paid at Palm Springs. CA (USPS 155-000) Friday, May 20, 1994 67th Year, No.

289 Established August 5, 1927 it NEWS Palm SpringsPalm Desert 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m 778-4618 5:00 p.m.-1:00a.m 778-4619 FAX 778-4654 Indio office 341-6262 After 5:00 p.m 341-6286 FAX 342-2124 If you have a news tip, wish to place a public announcement concerning a local event or organization, or wish to inquire about published articles in The Desert Sun, please contact the news department at the above numbers. We will not be responsible for unsolicited manuscripts or photos left with or mailed to The Desert Sun. TV Hade You Aware HOW Compare! tv- -m-t Friday, May 20 lf" Siiabbat Service 7:30 p.m. wjt sermon: "What's Wrong with jta Help relieve muscle aches and pains. Reduces stress, helps circulation.

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KKBI'X'CA Caumi, Cantor IIAHIII IL I ewish Annual Film Festival Saturday, May 21 at 7:30 P.M "The Quarrel" Postmaster Send address changes to: The Desert Sun, RO. Box 2734, Palm Springs, CA 92263. Copyright 1994, The Desert Sun Publishing Co. All rights reserved. ommunity-amp of the lesert IP" Time For Us Brunch Sunday, May 22 at 10:30 A.M.

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