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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 69

Phoenix, Arizona
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Saturday, June 30, 1973
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. REPUBLIC. MAIL... Dbituanes B-8 The Arizona Republic Phoenix, Sat., June 30,1973 -— Rachel Grad Morris, former Mesa teacher MESA — Rachel Grad Morris, 72, who was active in church work and taught in Mesa schools after earning her master's degree at Arizona State University in 1955, died Thursday in Mesa Lutheran Hospital. Mrs. Morris, 531 N. Mac- George W. Watson George Wayne Watson, 54, a truck driver for Super-Lite Building Materials five years until retiring in 1972 due to ill health, died Friday in Good Samaritan Hospital. Mr. Watson, 3037 N. 32nd St., a native of Marion, 111., moved here 15 years ago frbm Illinois. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Thunderbird Masonic Lodge and former member of the Moose. Survivors include his wife, Jewell; two daughters, Mrs. Peggy Ann Hemmel of Alton, 111., Mrs. Georgia Trainor of Phoenix; his father, William J. Watson of Warden, III, two brothers out of state, and three grandchildren. Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday in Mercer Mortuary, 1541 E. Thomas. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Jennie Kilgore Jennie M. Kilgore, 83, who was born in Phoenix, died Friday in Maricopa County General Hospital. Mrs. Kilgore, 1717 W. Peacock, had lived in California 21 years until retiring here 18 months ago. Survivors include four sons, George Velonis and Frank Compoi of Phoenix, Bob and Andrew Compoi of California; a daughter, Mrs. Laura Ortiz of California; a sister, Mrs. Nicolasi Viaenzuela of Phoenix; 25 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. .Friends may call after 5 p.m. today in Arcadia Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School. Services and burial will be in Whittier, Calif. ...-Larry P. Michael ;<• Rosary for Larry Paul Michael, 27, who was graduated from Camelback High School in 1964, will be at 7 p.m. Sunday in Whitney & Murphy Chapel, 330 N. Second Ave. J. Services will be at 9 a.m. Monday in the Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. ; Mr. Michael, 3620 W. Me/Kinley, was born in Billings, Mont., and brought to Phoenix at age 3. He attended St. Thomas Elementary School £nd later was employed as a IS e c u r.i t y guard. He died Thursday in a Phoenix hospital. ! Survivors include his wife, Donna; two daughters, Barbara Jean and Tammy Marie; his father, Jesse Michael; his mother, Pauline M. Michael; two brothers, Lloyd M. and Gary P.; three sisters, Paula Jean Wubbling, Patricia Ann Reed and Melinda Marie, all of Phoenix. ; Jesus Carrasco '' EL MIRAGE — Jesus VChito" Carrasco, 81, who attained the rank of captain while serving in the Mexican j-evolution from 1910 to 1916 when he fought against insurrectionist Pancho Villa, died Friday in Valley View Hospital, Youngtown. ; Mr. Carrasco, 102 Ventura St., rode on a horseback campaign in 1915 which took six nionths from the Guatemala border to Agua Prietaonthe U.S. border. He was born in Arizpe, Sonora, Mexico. ! He worked two years for Phelps Dodge Corp. after coming to Jerome in 1918 and ipoved to Phoenix in 1920. He qwned and operated La Casita Cafe at 1021 S. Central, La Casita No. 2 at llth Street and Van Buren, and El Pira(a at 16th Street and Washington until retiring and moving to El Mirage 20 years ago. '.'. Rosary will be at 8:30 p.m. Sunday in Whitney & Murphy Chapel, 330 N. Second Ave., phoenix. Mass will be at 9 a.m. Monday in the Church of St. Anthony, 909 S. First Ave. JJurial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. ' Survivors include three $ons, Erasmo Corrales, Alfon$o Carrasco and Efrain Car- yasco of Phoenix; a daughter, Jrlrs. Elvira Nunez of Peoria; brothers and three sisters Mexico; 19 grandchildren great-grandchildren. donald, had taught in Fort Worth and had been hi the home-bound teaching program after coming to Mesa in 1950. She had served in the Sunday School of both the Mesa First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Maricopa Stake and was a former receptionist in the visitors center at the Arizona LDS Temple. Mrs. Morris and her late husband, Leroy W. Morris, served on a church mission to New Zealand in 1951-53. He died here in 1961. Her hobbies included traveling and studying the history, geography and politics of the worldi She was a member of the Simoda Western States Study Group and National Association of Retired Teachers. Survivors of Mrs. Morris, who was born in Gainesville, Tex., include a brother, Charley Grad of Wilson, Okla. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Meldrum Mortuary, Macdonald at First Street. Burial will be in Fort Worth. The family suggests contributions to the LDS Children's Hospital, Salt Lake City, or the American Cancer Society, 4700 N. 12th St., Phoenix. Samuel A. Weant Samuel Allen Weant, 77, a retired salesman who was a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, died Friday in St. Luke's Hospital. Mr. Weant, 2346 N. 12th St., came here 48 years ago from his native Missouri and in 1925 homesteaded in what is now Paradise Valley. He was a Phoenix auto salesman for 18 years and later sold Bibles for 11 years. He was wounded in action in France in World War II. Survivors include his wife, Helen M. Weant, and two nieces out of state. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Mercer Mortuary, 1541 E. Thomas. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. John A. Davidson John A. Davidson, 84, a 50- year member of the American Legion, died Thursday in Phoenix Veterans Administration Hospital. Mr. Davidson, 8155 W. Avalon, a World War I veteran, was a member of Luke Greenway American Legion Post here. Born in New York, he moved to Phoenix four years ago from Hollis, N.Y. Survivors include a son, Martin of Phoenix; a daughter, Mrs. Pauline Evans of Albuquerque, and two grandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. today in Whitney & Murphy Chapel, 330 N. Second Ave. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Herlinda Mendez Rosary for Herlinda R. Mendez:, 81, who died Friday in a Phoenix hospital, will be at 8 p.m. Sunday in Mortensen - Kings Funeral Center, 1020 W. Washington. Mass will be at 9 a.m. Monday in Immaculate Heart Church, 909 E. Washington. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. Mrs. Mendez, 1952 W. Cocopah, was born in Mexico and moved to Phoenix 64 years ago. Survivors include a son, Esquiel, of Fresno, Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Dolores Benitez and Mrs, Soledad Piedra of Phoenix; 20 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Abbey Skaggs PEORIA — Abbey Jane Skaggs, 95, 8310 W. Edwards St. who came here 15 months ago from her native Jasper, Ark., died Thursday in Maricopa County General Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Sarah Sherrill of Peoria, Mrs. Jewell Price of Cottonwood, Mrs, Pearl Beebe of Oak Creek Canyon and Mrs.Onva Burns of Russellville, Ark.; five sons, Olen, Roscoe, Jimmy, GoaLd and Charlie; and a brother, all out of state; 44 grandchildren, 78 great- grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today in Universal Memorial Center, ilOO E. Jefferson, Phoenix. Services and burial wili be in Clarksville, Ark. Funeral Mass for Hal Kirkegaard, 17, will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Gerard High School, 44th Street at Oak. Graveside rites will be at 8:30 a.m. Monday in St. Francis Cemetery, 48th Street at Oak. Friends may call after noon today in Paradise Chapel, 3934 E. Indian School. Hal, of 4707 E. Virginia, died Wednesday after he was injured in an elevator accident where he was employed at Diamond's Thomas Mall store. He had completed his junior year at the school where he was a member of the Honor Roll, Letterman Club, track and field teams, and was co- captain of the varsity basketball team. He also had played Little League baseball in his native Phoenix. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kirkegaard; three brothers, Jamie, Ricky and Tommy; a sister, Caryn; and his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Berra, all 'of Phoenix, and Lars Kirkegaard of Sioux Falls, S.D. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Gerard Athletic Club. Douglas Peterson Douglas 0. Peterson, 45, an attorney who was graduated from the University of Arizona Law School in 1952, died Thursday in Phoenix Veterans Administration Hospital. Mr. Peterson, 216 W. Monterosa, had served in the paratroops in World War II and came here in 1945 from North Carolina. He was born in Spokane, Wash. Survivors include his wife, Helen; a son, Douglas, a student at Arizona State University; two daughters, Linda Peterson of Phoenix and Ann Marie Peterson, also a student at ASU, and two brothers out of state. Private cremation was arranged by Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, 710 W. Bethany Home. John Bough MESA —John M. Bough, 30, who had taken a Civil Service medical retirement from Ft. Sam Houston and moved here in 1972 from San Antonio, Tex., died Thursday in Mesa Lutheran Hospital. Mr. Bough, of 5412 E, Covina, was born in Chicago. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lynn; his mother, Mrs. Pearl Bough of Mesa; and a brother, Harold, of Phoenix. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in St, Peter Lutheran Church, 1844 E. Dana. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday in Gibbons Mortuary, 33 N. Sirrine. Audrie A. Miller Audrie A. "Whitey" Miller, 59, who had been a service advisor for the Coulter Cadillac agency since coming here in 1949 from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died Friday i n Doctors Hospital Mr. Miller, of 611 N, 47th Place, was born in Tipton, Iowa. Survivors include his wife, Irene; two daughters, Mrs, Richard Folk and Mrs. Sandra Zane of Phoenix; three brothers and a sister out of state, and four grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Green Acres Mor* tuary, 401 N. Hayden, Scottsdale. Burial will be in Green Acres Cemetery. 40 ACRES ffOHTMIN'IMMPISE High Cool Country •MM rui M-r.JS.Uyr,. 'J 119 Vlllf VIAND C9 Margaret Martino Margaret Martino, 87, ..... moved to Phoenix in 1941 from Waukegan, til., and was a member of the Church of St. Agnes, died Friday in Doctors Hospital. Mrs. Martino, of 1235 E. Highland, was born in Sanfront, Italy, Survivors include three daughters, Madlyn Martino and Yolenda Trawinski of Phoenix and Mrs. Natalie Yarc of North Chicago; three sons, Nick and Robert of Phoenix and Jay of Torrance. Calif.; four grandchildren ana five great-grandchildren. Rosary will be at S p.m. Sunday in A. L. Moore & Sons M-or tuary, 333 W.Adams. Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the church, 1954 N. 24th St. Burial arrangements are incomplete. Edgar Cherry Edgar Cherry, 81, a Navy veteran of World War I who worked as a shipyard painter in Hawaii during World War II, died Friday in Phoenix Veterans Administration Hospital. Mr. Cherry, 3507 W. Tonto, a native of Chicago, moved to Arizona 15 years ago from Illinois. Survivors include a sister, Ethel Carlson of Woodland Hills, Calif. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday in Whitney & Murphy Chapel, 330 N. Second Ave. Mass will be at 9 a.m Tuesday in the Church of St. Matthew, 2038 W. Van Buren. Burial will be in the Whipple Veterans Cemetery at Prescott. Henry Van Zarsk Henry Van Zarsk, 65, an administrative assistant to the Arizona State Highway Dep art men t engineer for 11 years until last November, died Friday in Good Samaritan Hospital. Mr. Van Zarsk, 1329 E. Avalon Drive, was a native of Vermont. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Winooski, Vt., the Scottish Rite and First Congregational Church. A World War II veteran, he came here 14 years ago from Clinton, Iowa. Survivors include his wife, Marion; and a daughter, Mrs. John Elfritz of Phoenix. Services at 2 p.m. Monday in his church, 1407 N. Second St., will be followed by cremation. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. in A. L Moore & Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. Elizabeth Pulliam Elizabeth Katherine Pulliam, 79, a registered nurse who moved to Prescott 46 years ago from Los Angeles, died Friday in the home of a daughter, 4202 E. Hubbell. Mrs. Pulliam, who had lived at 802 Pulliam Drive, P r e s c o 11, until coming to Phoenix two years ago, was a member of the C h r i s t i a n Church and Senior Citizens Club in Prescott. She was bom in Midland, Tex. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Virl E. Bristow, Mrs. Roger Knott and Mrs. Hazel Lorrain Brady of Phoenix and Mrs. Oren Root of Luther, Okla.; a son, Jesse of Purcell, Okla.; three sisters; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Monday in A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. Services and burial will be in Prescott. ><> Man merits the tribute of love, A.LMOORE AND SONS MORTUARY Adims ec Fourth Avenue »252-3411 the •with the Garden, VJrtteii A, Syler COOL1DGE — Memorial services for Mrs. Virden Akridge Syler, 74, who died Friday in Final General Hospital at Florence, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Cole and Maud Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services will be in the Waters Funeral Home at Vandalia, Mo. Burial will be in the Vandalia Cemetery. Mrs. Syler was born in Vandalia and before coming to Coolidge in 1966 she had worked for P. W. Woolworth Co. and later the Statler-Hiton Hotel, both in St. Louis. In Coolidge she was employed at the Kelley's Rexall Drug until taken ill in February. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign wars Auxiliary, the Elks Club, the American Legion Auxiliary, Eastern Star Chapter and the Boy and Girl Scouts organizations, all in St. Louis. In Coolidge she was a member and past president of the Coolidge Women's Club. Survivors include her husband, Franklin D.; a daughter, Mrs. Martha J. Kimbrell of Coolidge; three granddaughters in Arizona and three sisters out of state. Friends may call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Clarafcelle Buclioltz Clarabelle Mary Bucholtz, 46, a nurses aide who moved here 30 months ago from Port Huron, Mich., died Friday in St. Luke's Hospital. Mrs. Bucholtz, 4224 E. Fremont, a native of Harbor Beach, Mich., was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. Survivors include her husband, Ernest; a son, Ray* mond of Hazel Park, Mich.; three brothers and a sister out of state, and three grandchildren. Services and burial will be in Port Huron, according to Messinger Mortuary. Pemilton Tucker TEMPE — Services for Pemilton P. Tucker, 76, a retired Steel rigger, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Messinger Mortuary, 7601 E.Indian School, Scottsdale. Burial will be in Mesa Cemetery. Mr. Tucker, 1008 E. Henry, died Thursday in Scottsdale Memorial Hospital. Born in Nashville, Tenn., he moved here a year ago from Fort Myers, Fla. Survivors include a son, Charles of Tempe, and two granddaughters. George E, Hayes Services for George Edward Hayes, 30, will be at 9:30 a.m! Monday in Mercef Mortuary, 1641 'E. Thomas. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Mr. Hayes died Tuesday in Los Angeles where he had lived since moving from Phoenix 10 years ago. He had been employed in furniture stores. He was a native of Earlington, Ky, Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl F. Hayes; and a brother, David of Phoenix; a sister, Mrs. Nada Sue Jones of Boise, Idaho; and grandmother, Mrs. Jimmie B. Hayes of Springfield, Tenn. Helen E. Stewart Helen E. Stewart, 76, a member of Capitol Christian •Church and Laurel Chapter 30, Order of Eastern Star, died Thursday in her home, 2026 N. Ninth St. Mrs. Stewart, who moved here in 1937 from her native Chicago, had been an OES member 58 years. Survtvors Include tier husband, Ffazier M.; and a nephew, Bill Gammell of Los Angeles. Services will be at 10 a.ift, Monday in A. L Moore & Sons Mortuary, 333 W. A& ams, Burial wil be In Memory Lawn Cemetery. Evelyn Stock SUN CITY - Evelyn V, Stock, 83, a past matron of the Order of Eastern Star and past president of the W. F, Bruen Women's Auxiliary iri East Greenbush, N.Y., before moving here in 1968, died Thursday in Valley View Hospital. Mrs. Stock, 10149 Thunderbird Blvd., was born in Al* bany.N.Y. Survivors include her husband, Lincoln; two sons, Lincoln Jr. of Las Vegas, William of Lake Placid Fla.;a daugher, Mrs. Jane Me- Cormick of East Greenbush; a sister out of state; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services and burial will be in Greenbush, according to Lundberg Golden Door Chapel. POPULAR /TORS/ JULY 4 'TIL 9 PM COMPLETE OUTFTC CAMPING • WENZEL 8'xl 0' CABIN TENT • 2 WENZEL SLEEPING BAGS • THERMOS METAL ICE CHEST • THERMOS METAL PICNIC JUG holiday savings store wide! FINE QUALITY SAVE AT POPULAR STORES! 5 GALLON WATER CAN! 1 99 Made of rugged, rustproof very heavy plastic. (PIECE MESS KIT! c A nectitity for that outdoor venture. RUBBERIZED NYLON BOAT! 12 99 Model 421. Complete with rope* and repair kit. BLANKET STYLE 2 QT, CANTEEN! 1 99 Has carrying strap and covered with traditional cloth. INDIAN BACK PACK & FRAME! 6 99 Model 735, Ha* external pocket. Fine quality. CAMPER'S GROUND CLOTH! 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