Mary Eleanor (Welch) Tapp passed away peacefully at home in the company of her loved ones at the age of 90.  

Robert “Bob” C. Templin, Jr., age 66, passed away on Feb. 5, 2018, at his home in Wickenburg. Bob was born May 29, 1951, in Long Beach, Calif., to Robert and Naomi Templin. He attended Monte Vista Christian School as a boy and was a high school athlete, playing soccer and baseball.

Wayne Donald Parker “Uncle Pepper” born in Phoenix. on Feb. 10, 1945, to Waymond Davis Parker and Betty Jo Williams-Parker. Known to all his friends and relatives as “Pepper”, he was an army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He met is wife Pat while stationed in Georgia and they moved …

Bedford Eddy Mills Jr., passed away quietly, Sunday Jan. 21, 2018. He was born Dec. 21, 1933, in Cudahy, Wisc., He is survived by his children Ed, Glen, Gayle, and Laura Kay. There are seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He loved his children, his grandchildren and his great-gr…

Donald Arthur (Big Duff) Walker, age 71, passed away on Jan. 16, 2018, in Surprise. Duffy was born June 4, 1946, in Spokane, Wash. His parents were Joseph and Grace Walker. He was raised in Sandpoint, Idaho where his family owned and operated the Kaniksu Motel, Bar and Restaurant.

Billie came to Wickenburg 90 years ago with his parents M.I. (Merton Ira) and Ethel Root. He passed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 27 after a short illness. Billie was known around town as one who could always be counted on for a smile and a handshake, a hug or a joke. Every person he met …

Virginia E. Mraz, age 89, passed away on Jan. 14, 2018, in Peoria. Virginia was born Feb. 22, 1928 in Bressler, Pa., to Michael and Theresa Juran. She is survived by children Linda (Brad) Brown of Williamsburg, Va., Christine (Ron) Williams of Grass Valley, Calif., Robert (Mar) Seidel of Mon…

Jim Stocker passed away peacefully on Jan. 23, 2018. Jim was 84 years old, born on Christmas day in 1933. Jim is survived by his wife Donna Stocker of Wickenburg and sisters Martha Collins and Mary Bryant of Mt. Sterling, Ky.

Timothy Charles Carpenter’s worn-out, much-used heart gave out after a lifetime of sharing and giving to a legion of friends and family, including cousins too numerous to list and too costly for a full page ad. Tim always lived his life in service to others. He loved passionately and could a…

Davida L. (Carter) Russell died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on Jan. 9, 2018, in Cosby, Tenn. at the age of 75. She went home to be with the Lord after a long battle with cancer.

David Franklin Kemper, AKA “Dave” passed away Jan. 13, 2018, enjoying his morning walk with his dog Sofie on his birthday at the age of 87. Dave was born in St. Paul, Minn. and was a lifelong Vikings fan.  Dave and his wife Georgianna were married for damn near 60 years. They have spent the …

On Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, Jenifer Lochridge, mother, daughter, granddaughter and niece, passed away suddenly at the age of 38 years. Jenifer will be forever remembered by her family. She is survived by her children, Derrik, Alex, Issak and Payton, her grandfather Will, mother Julie and her a…

Patty Baker, loving wife of 61 years to her husband, Lloyd, died on Dec. 26, 2017 surrounded by her family in Congress at the age of 83. She was a native of Redding, Calif., but for the last 12 years lived in Congress.

Margaret M. Ramirez of Congress passed away Jan. 2 in Surprise. Her complete obituary printed in last week’s Sun. The location of the services has been changed to David’s Desert Chapel at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20.

Barbara Castro passed away on Dec. 25, 2017, at age 77 in Boise, Idaho. She was born on Oct. 2, 1940, in Wickenburg to Margaret Martina Prichard and to her loving father George Washington Mims.

Getting back to Wickenburg from a stay in Fourth Avenue is an expensive cab ride. That’s what Joe Neel found out when he caught a taxi to Wickenburg on Dec. 18. Coming up short when the charges rang up, he allegedly stiffed a driver about half of the fare which came to over $100. Neel, 52, o…

Jeff Hardin of Wickenburg, passed away in his home on Jan. 1, 2018 at the age of 84.

Kathleen Jean Steen died on Dec. 31, 2017, after a recent diagnosis of inflamatory breast cancer. She passed away at her home in Congress, surrounded by her closest family members and loved ones. She was born on Aug. 4, 1952.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.