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Wednesday 04/22/2015
Helen Bodiroga Sewell
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Helen Imogene Bodiroga Sewell, a resident of Wickenburg since 1946, passed away April 15, 2015, with her family at her side.

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Lesley Rogers
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Lesley Loraine Rogers, 54, passed away April 15, 2015, in Wickenburg.

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James Baker
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

James Barton Baker, was born Feb. 21, 1941, in Pueblo, Colo., to Eddie Gibson Stewart Baker and Curtis Gordon Baker. He passed from this life into God’s hands, on April 18, 2015.

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Helen Dudley
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Helen Dudley died on April 14, 2015, at her home while surrounded by family. In her 96 years with us she was fortunate to live two lives, one in Chicago and one in Wickenburg.

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Sonya Farrington
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Sonya E. Farrington, born Aug. 7, 1947, in Detroit Lakes, Minn., passed away at her home April 9, 2015, in Wickenburg. A celebration of life will be held at her home on May 3 t 2 p.m. BYOB. All (but one) are welcome.

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Margarita Oribe
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Margarita Oribe, 85, passed away April 16, 2015, at her home in Aguila.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Doris Jeanne Trotter
Updated: April 15, 2015 - 10:03 am

Doris Jeanne Trotter, 85, died on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Dorie was born in Brainerd, Minn. on March 1, 1930. Dorie was a resident of Wickenburg, AZ.

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R.W. ‘Nick’ Turner, Jr.
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 10:03 am

R.W. “Nick” Turner, Jr. passed away peacefully at his home in Durango, Colo., April 6, 2015. Nick was born June 6, 1927, in Durango to Claudine and R.W. “Dick” Turner.

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
John R. Francis, Jr.
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 10:09 am

John R. Francis, Jr., 61, passed away April 5, 2015, at his home in Wittmann.

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Ralph T. Carpenter, Jr.
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 10:09 am

Ralph T. Carpenter, Jr., 97, passed away April 3, 2015, in Surprise. Ralph was born to Gwendolin and Ralph Carpenter, Sr. on July 5, 1917, in Sheldon, Iowa. He grew up on his father’s farm in Rock Rapids, Iowa. He attended the Metropolitan Business College for Industrial Science Agriculture studying animal husbandry and graduating in 1941 to work on the family farm, but the start of WWII would change his career path. Ralph served as a lieutenant colonel in the Army Corp. of Engineers, completing his military service on May 21, 1946. During his military service he married his sweet bride Alice on April 3, 1943. At the time of Alice’s death in 2009 they were married for 64 years. After the war ended Ralph would go on to work for the Bureau of Land Management. He and Alice raised a family, and in 1976 he retired from BLM as a supervisory/management analyst. They would move to Arizona shortly after that, living in Ahwatukee for awhile and then Wickenburg, where in 1983, they built their home at the Wickenburg Country Club, overlooking the 18th hole. Ralph loved to golf and played as often as he could. 
Ralph was pre-deceased by his wife Alice; their only daughter Terri Ann; and his brother Richard. 
He is survived by his grandson Joshewa (Samantha Gray); granddaughters Bonnie (Abel) Castillo and Amanda (Ricardo) Torres; one great-grandson Shawn; two great-granddaughters Olivia and Abigail; and extended family.

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Mary Ellen Louise Brown
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 10:09 am

Mary Ellen Louise Brown passed away on March 22, 2015. She was born on Aug. 25, 1939, to Bernard “Pat” and Ellen Greene in Corey, Penn.

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Barbara Ann Strange
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 10:09 am

Barbara Ann Strange, 82, of Wickenburg died March 26, 2015, in Surprise.

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Fr. Thomas E. Boyle
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 10:09 am

Fr. Thomas E. Boyle, a priest of the Diocese of Phoenix, and retired pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Wickenburg, died March 12, 2015, of kidney failure. He was 84.

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Gloria Joy McKeever
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 10:09 am

Beloved mother, sister and friend Gloria Joy McKeever passed from this world to be with the Lord on March 30, 2105.

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Jacquelyn Gerke
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 10:09 am

Jacquelyn Gerke, 87, died March 31, 2015, at her home in Morristown. Mrs. Gerke was born in Eau Claire, Wisc., and graduated summa cum laude in 1949 from the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. She was a high school teacher, chemist at U. S. Rubber, business owner, and seamstress for 35 years. Mrs. Gerke moved to Arizona in 1992 from Scappoose, Ore. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, where she was involved in several ministries.
Mrs. Gerke is survived by her son Steve of Clackamas, Ore; daughter Paula Beatty of Gresham, Ore; and five grandchildren.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday, April 10, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 232 N. Tegner St., with a short reception to follow. Internment will be at Sunland Memorial Park 15826 N. Del Webb Blvd. in Sun City. Friends may offer online condolences at www.wickenburgfuneralhome.com

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Johanna Marks
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 10:01 am

Johanna Marks, 95, of Yarnell passed away peacefully in her home March 27, 2015.  Johanna was born in Wetzler Germany Nov. 11, 1919.  She was preceded in death by her parents Rudolf and Karoline Dietrich, and Paul Wopschall, her beloved companion of nearly 46 years.  Johanna loved traveling, and she and Paul spent many enjoyable years sightseeing throughout the United States and abroad.  Johanna leaves behind her faithful caregiver and friend Georgine Williams, stepdaughter Mary Ann Jehlen and two cousins in Germany.  Funeral arrangements are being handled by David’s Desert Chapel.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Arlen Eugene Gibson
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Arlen Eugene Gibson passed away Feb. 4, 2015, in a Phoenix hospital. Arlen was born Aug. 4, 1934 to Francis B. and M. Eliza Tucker Gibson in Louisiana, Mo., and spent his youth in the region. In 1954, he joined the Air Force and served as a radar technician stationed on Santa Rosa Island, Calif. Arlen was honorably discharged from active duty in 1957, and served in the Air Force reserves until he was honorably discharged in 1962. During that time, he married his first wife Nancy and they had three children. Following their divorce, he returned to Missouri.

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Steve Shiflett
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Steve Shiflett, 63, passed away in his home and went to be with the Lord on March 8, 2015. He was surrounded by the love of his life and soul mate as well as close family, after a battle with cancer.

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Ruth Camella Goulet
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Ruth Camella Goulet, 89, passed away March 17, 2015. She was born on Oct. 27, 1925, in Bemidji, Minn., to Oscar and Hilma Olson. Ruth grew up in Minnesota. She graduated from Bemidji High School in 1943. She also graduated from Northern Business College in Bemidji in 1944.

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Sharon Hager
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Sharon Hager went to be with her Lord on March 20, 2015. She was preceded in death by her father Marion Hager; her mother Vida Rose; her stepfather Orville Everett; and daughter Kimberly Jo. She raised four children, Daniel, Brian, Dennis and Kimberly Jo. She was born in Ontario, Ore., on Aug. 30, 1947. She spent many of her younger years in Wittmann. Sharon was faithful to her partner Cale Morgano for 30 years. She will be missed by all who knew her. There will be no memorial services at this time. Friends may offer online condolences at www.wickenburgfuneralhome.com Arrangements are under the direction of Wickenburg Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Helen J. ‘Pete’ Carnie
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 10:00 am

Helen J. Carnie, 90, of Congress went to be with the Lord on March 14, 2015. She was preceded in death by her siblings June, Ralph and Samuel; eldest son Philip Carnie; and granddaughter Kara Duke. Helen was born July 29, 1924, to William H. and Mary E. Johnson in Long Branch, NJ.

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Wednesday 03/18/2015
Steve Shiflett
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 10:05 am

Steve Shiflett, 63, passed away in his home and went to be with the Lord on March 8, 2015. He was surrounded by the love of his life and soul mate as well as close family, after a battle with cancer.

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Alberta B. LaRiviere
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 10:05 am

Alberta B. LaRiviere, 87, passed away March 14, 2015, in Scottsdale. Alberta was born Nov. 17, 1927, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Albert and Cora Johnson. She was raised and attended schools in Flint, Mich., and later attended Mott Community College after which she began working as an administrative assistant with General Motors for over 25 years.

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Michael Mayerhofer
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 10:05 am

The family of Michael “Mick or Mike” David Mayerhofer sadly announces his passing on Friday, March 13, 2015. Mike was born on April 6, 1958, in Chicago, Ill. Mike is a 37-year resident of Arizona, residing 20 of those years in Wickenburg.

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David Sharp
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 10:05 am

David L. Sharp, age 52, passed away March 13, 2015, in Phoenix. Dave was born Nov. 29, 1962, in Twin Falls, Idaho, to David and Ardith Sharp. Graveside services were held at the Wickenburg Municipal Cemetery.

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Joani Ritchie
Posted: March 18, 2015 - 10:05 am

Joani C. Ritchie, 72, of Deer River, Minn., died Feb. 18, 2015, in Deer River. She was born July 17, 1942, in Rockford, Minn. She is survived by her sisters Dorothy (John) Grife, Sandi (Dick) Mayo and Mari (Jim) Strangler; brothers John (Jackie) Payne and Mark (Pam) Payne; many nieces and nephews and her many special friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and stepfather – Donald and Esther Payne, Cliff Haubrich, Pat Becker and Gloria Pearson.

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Wednesday 03/11/2015
Clarence Hruza
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 9:03 am

Clarence Hruza, the love of my life left today, Feb. 27, 2015, for his final journey. We take comfort in knowing there will be peace and no more pain for this wonderful man.

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Dixie Miller
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 9:03 am

Dixie Wolohan Miller, 94, formerly of Dearborn, Mich., and Tucson passed away Feb. 23, 2015, in Sun City. She was preceded in death by her husband John and granddaughter Tamera Corley. She is survived by her sons Marc and wife Elaine, Jon and wife Pamela; daughter Jill and husband Mike; and five grandchildren.

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Donna Marie Davis
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 9:03 am

Donna Marie Davis, 75, passed away March 3, 2015, in Prescott. Donna was born May 31, 1939, in Prescott. She is survived by her mother Mabel Clarkson of Prescott; son Alan (Mary) Davis of Yucca Valley, Calif.; daughter-in-law Lisa Davis of Medford, Ore.; grandchildren Benjamin and Katie Davis, Blue Christian Davis, Serah Lynn Davis and Kaitlyn Davis; sisters Helen (Keith) Householder of Tucson, Sharon Gibson of Chino Valley, and step-sister Dawna May Glen of Washington. She was preceded in death by son David Davis in 2008 and sister Joan Kincade in 2013. Memorial services are planned for March 21 at 11 a.m. at the Prescott Community Church at 3151 Willow Creek Rd. Interment will follow in the Wickenburg Municipal Cemetery at 3 p.m.

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Donald Mohr
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 9:03 am

Donald Mohr, 89, passed away at his home March 2, 2015.

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Carl Lee Hamby
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 9:03 am

Lt. Col. Carl L. Hamby, retired Air Force fighter pilot, died March 6, 2015, 11 days before his 83rd birthday surrounded by family and friends. Carl Lee Hamby was born March 17, 1932, in Yuba, Okla., to Tom and Lottie Hamby. Carl’s father died when he was 3, and Lottie moved the family, Carl and his sister Mary, to Southern California. Carl graduated from Santa Monica High School and enjoyed cars and the slide guitar and performed in a band during high school. Carl then went into the Air Force pilot training program and made the Air Force his career.

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Lyle ‘Denny’ Harmon
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 9:03 am

Lyle Dennis “Denny” Harmon was an Arizona native born on Oct. 21, 1955. He was raised in Phoenix where he and his childhood friends spent countless hours biking up to south mountain.

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Edward Harrison
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 9:03 am

Edward Harrison, 76, of Wickenburg passed March 4, 2015, from West Nile Virus Encephalitis. Ed was a humble and giving man.  He loved Wickenburg and devoted much of his time to the community. He was a remarkable husband and father. Ed was liked by just about everybody that knew him. He was passionate about his job and put his heart into everything that he did. He is loved and will be missed dearly by his family and friends. God bless you Ed.  As per Ed’s request, no service will be held in his honor. Arrangements are being handled by David’s Desert Chapel. 

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Ivonda Holland
Posted: March 11, 2015 - 9:03 am

Ivonda J. Holland, 86, passed away March 2, 2015, in Mesa. She was born Sept. 11, 1928, in Lava Hot Springs, Ark., to John Center and Harriet Bower-Center. She is survived by her husband R.J. Holland and daughter Vickie Hoagland, both of San Tan Valley. Committal services were held March 10 at the Prescott National Cemetery in Prescott. Friends may offer online condolences at www.wickenburgfuneralhome.com Arrangements are under the direction of Wickenburg Funeral Home & Crematory.

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Wednesday 03/04/2015
Tom “Doc” Casey
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 9:19 am

Kenneth Thomas Casey was born Jan. 1, 1941, and was Heaven bound Feb. 19, 2015. Tom was born in Sioux City, Iowa, to Kenneth and Ruby Casey.

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Brenda Lorraine (Bigelow) Lovejoy
Posted: March 04, 2015 - 9:19 am

Brenda L. Lovejoy, 54, passed away Feb. 23, 2015, in Tucson. Brenda was born Jan. 20, 1961, in Phoenix, to Melvin and Minnie Bigelow. She was raised here and attended Grand Canyon College as well as Yavapai College. Brenda was an artist, a speaker, and an art teacher. Brenda loved Jesus, horses, and children.

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Wednesday 02/25/2015
Malinda Mast
Posted: February 25, 2015 - 9:01 am

Malinda Kropf Mast, 83, of Circle City passed away Feb. 15, 2015, at Hospice of the Valley in Glendale. She was born Aug. 3, 1931, in Hubbard, Or. She was a member of Paradise Valley Mennonite Church. She was preceded in death by her parents Amos and Carrie, four sisters, three brothers and a great-grandson. She is survived by her husband Melvin; three sons, Marvin, Merlin and Myron; two sisters; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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Tom ‘Doc’ Casey
Posted: February 25, 2015 - 9:01 am

Tom “Doc” Casey was born Jan. 1, 1941, and Heaven bound Feb. 19, 2015.

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Marvin Lewis, Sr
Posted: February 25, 2015 - 9:01 am

The R&R Respite Center will be hosting a Celebration of Life Services at 10 a.m. Friday, March 6 for Marvin Lewis, Sr. who went home to the Lord Dec. 5, 2014.

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Richard ‘RP’ Pretorius
Posted: February 25, 2015 - 9:01 am

Richard Pretorius passed away Feb. 11, 2015, and is now with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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Dawn Raduenz
Posted: February 25, 2015 - 9:01 am

Dawn Kay Raduenz, 67, passed away Feb. 20, 2015, at her home in Wickenburg.

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Wednesday 02/18/2015
Laurence Vaughan
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 9:00 am

Laurence (Larry) Vaughan, 47, passed away Jan. 28 after a long struggle with Huntington’s disease.

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John H. Zerby
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 9:00 am

John H. Zerby, 69, passed away Feb. 10, 2015, at his home in Wickenburg. John was born March 9, 1945, in Buffalo, N.Y., to Leonard and Alice Zerby.

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John D. Griesbach
Posted: February 18, 2015 - 9:00 am

Funeral Services for John David Griesbach, age 83, who passed away February 14, 2015 in Phoenix will be held on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 1:00 PM at the Wickenburg Funeral Home with interment and military honors to follow at the Wickenburg Municipal Cemetery. Friends may offer online condolences at www.wickenburgfuneralhome.com

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Wednesday 02/11/2015
Earl S. Seahorn
Posted: February 11, 2015 - 9:01 am


Earl S. Seahorn, 90, of Saratoga, Wyo.,
died Feb. 2, 2015,
in Wickenburg.

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Caras Lynn Payne
Posted: February 11, 2015 - 9:01 am

This past year the world lost one of its most beloved and wonderful people when Caras Lynn Payne, age 39, of Herndon, Va., died suddenly from pneumonia alone at her home. Caras was born in Kalispell, Mont., on March 30, 1974, to Larry and Linda (Tripp) Payne. Caras moved around the country many times as a young girl with her family, had a variety of jobs as a teenager, and graduated from Washington High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Wednesday 02/04/2015
Roger H. Erichsen
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 9:03 am

Roger H. Erichsen passed away peacefully to God on Nov. 21, 2014. He was dearly loved by many. He was born in Kingston, N.Y., Sept. 10, 1936, and moved to Wickenburg in 1968 with his wife and family to be closer to his parents George and Mable Erichsen.

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Craig Michael Elg
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 9:03 am

Craig Michael Elg passed away from cancer, Jan. 29, 2015, surrounded by family at his home on Thunderridge Airpark in Morristown. He was 53 years old.

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John E. Fluegel
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 9:03 am

John E. Fluegel of Wickenburg died Jan. 26, 2015.

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Alice Bischoff
Posted: February 04, 2015 - 9:03 am

Funeral mass was held last week for Alice Bischoff, 93, at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Gallup, N.M. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Park.

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