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BREWER, Frances Elaine, 73 years old, died Sunday, April 13, 1997 in Tucson. Affectionately known as ”Gran Fran” to friends and family. Mom’s ”open house” policy of all of her children’s friends endeared her to many. Her marvelous knack with the ancient art of conversation allowed her to establish instant rapport with a very wide culture of people. Fran’s house was always a magnet for the crowds. Little did we know how much she was sheperding these youthful souls through their formative years. She was mom to many. Her legacy to her children was her storytelling and teachings in loving and retaining friends. We now know through our family of friendships what she gave us. ”Gran Fran” left the world a better place. Survived by Gregory Curtis Brewer of Austin, Texas, Thomas Eugene Lahre of Tucson, Michael Patrick Brewer and two grandchildren, Ryan Michael Brewer and Heather Kathleen Brewer of Tucson. Memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 16th, 5:30 p.m., SS Peter and Paul Church, corner of Lee at Campbell. Donations to Fan Kane Foundation, 129 N. Warren Ave., Tucson, AZ. Arrangements by WOLFREY PEACE CHAPEL, 881-0338.

BROWN, Orval Edward ”Red” 76, died on Friday, April 11, 1997 at his home after a long and courageous battle with cancer. A long time resident of Sahuarita, he was a farmer, a miner and business owner. He served in the U.S. Navy (Pacific) during World War II. ”Red” came to Sahuarita in 1935 to farm vegetables and later, cotton on the land where pecan trees now grow. He retired form Pima Mine after 20 years of service. He also owned an auto repair shop. His favorite place to be was in the Sierrita Mountains hunting deer with his family. Orval is survived by his wife of 27 years, Anna Mae Brown of Sahuarita; four children from his first marriage, Edward Brown and Charles Brown, Tucson, Barbara Bennett, Sahuarita, Fred Brown, Oklahoma; and four children from his second marriage, Lowell Jones, Texas, Anne Brown, Sahuarita, John Brown, Nevada, Art Brown, Washington. He was a good father to all of the children.Orval was the oldest of 12 children. He is survived by seven brothers/sisters and numerous grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at noon this Saturday, April 19 in the Sierrita Mountains.

CABALLERO, Rose Rodriguez, 84, of Tucson, passed away April 11, 1997.Preceded in death by sister, Hermilia Aros. Survived by husband, Carlos C. Caballero; daughters, Carla (Edward R.) Lopez; stepdaughters, Charlotte Sheehan, Norma Bertrand, Loretta Blinn; sons, Carlos Caballero, Gilbert Caballero; sisters, Anita Loher, Celia McAlpin; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 17, 1997 from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. at CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, (South Chapel), 240 S. Stone Ave., with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered on April 18, 1997 at 9:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Cathedral, 192 South Stone Ave. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations be made to Carondelet Hospice. Rose inspired love. She taught us to be ”good and kind and generous, especially with the elderly, the sick and the poor.” She taught us to be accepting of differences; to know and love the person within, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was a friend to the community. She was a role model. Her loving touch will forever last. ”The Lord gives us many beautiful gifts.” Arrangements by CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY.

ESQUIVEL, Francisco Alejandro, Jr., 16, de Tucson, AZ., fallecio Abril 12, 1997. Le sobreviven sus padres, Francisco Alejandro y Maria Mercedez Esquivel; hermanos, Alexandra, Jose Fernando Esquivel, Alejandro, Melody Esquivel; abuelas, Maria Julia Esquivel y Estela Gutierrez. Lo recordemos hoy y siempre como una persona alegre y de muy buen corazon. La visita sera el miercoles y jueves de 3:00 a 9:00 con un Rosario el jueves, Abril 17, 1997 at las 7:00 de la tarde en la funeraria, SOUTH LAWN, 5401 S. Park Ave. Los servicios seran el viernes Abril, 18 1997 as las 10:30 de la manana en la Catedral San Augustine, 192 S. Stone Ave. Sera Sepultado en el cementerio Holy Hope, 3555 N. Oracle Rd. Arreglos hechos por la funeraria SOUTH LAWN.

FLOYD, Marian L., 88 years old, died Monday, April 14 , 1997 after a brief illness. She was born in Ticonderoga, NY in August of 1908. She lived the past seven years in Tucson with her daughter and son-in-law. She was married for 60 years to Harold W. Floyd (deceased). She is survived by her daughter, Jean Schmid of Tucson; a sister, Mary Baldwin of Hudson Falls, NY; many nieces and nephews; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Funeral Service, 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 1997 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL. Interment will be in Huntsville, AL. Friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 17 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Cortaro Vista Community Church at 8600 N. Camino De Oeste, Tucson, AZ 85742.

HUSTON, Lucille E., 83, passed away April 14, 1997. She recently moved to Payson after having been a longtime Tucson resident. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Ralph; daughters, Loretta Burtnett of Payson, Linda Frew of Thousand Oaks, CA; three granddaughters and one grandson and five great-grandchildren. Lucille was a charter member of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society and volunteered at Tucson Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital for anumber of years. Contributions, Hospice of Payson, 107 E. Frontier, Payson, AZ 85541.

KATELEY, Roger W., 66, died April 11, 1997. Survived by loving wife, Jean Kateley; three daughters, Carolyn, Barb and Gale; four stepchildren, Waino, Shirley, Doug and Keith; also 13 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two brothers, Russel, Marvin and one sister, Karen. There will be a memorial service April 27, 1997 at Tucson Estates Activity Hall at 2:00 p.m., 3055 S. Kinney Rd. Arrangements by SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY.

MORENO, Estella V., 65, of Tucson, went to be with the Lord April 13, 1997. Preceded in death by mother, Taide V. Pacheco. Survived by loving and devoted husband, Jose Moreno; loving children, Christina (John), Theresa (William), Jose Jr. (Jill), Alberto (Susan), and Carlos; sisters, Guadalupe (Fred), Carmen (Reginaldo); brother, Arturo (Pilar); nine grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 1997 from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. at CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, (South Chapel), 240 S. Stone Ave., with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered on Thursday, April 17, 1997 at noon at St. John’s Church, 602 W Ajo Way. Interment to follow at South Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY.

ROMO, Angelita Soto, 90, died April 15, 1997. Our mother and ”nana Angie” will forever be loved and remembered for her gentleness and her laughter. Survived by daughter, Veronica Romo Terrazas of Tucson; sons, Joe Romo of Tucson, Enrique Romo of Memphis, TN, Manny Romo of Apache Junction, AZ and Rudy Romo of Tucson; 22 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews also survive. Rosary will be recited 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at BRING’S MEMORIAL CHAPEL. Mass will be offered 9:00 a.m. Friday, April 18 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, 801 N. Grande Avenue. Burial in Holy Hope Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, April 17 at BRING’S MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 236 S. Scott.

STANDIFER, Blanche Hazel (Jackson). Died February 19, 1997 at the USVA Hospital, Tucson, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Maggie and William Jackson; and brother, Emmett Scott Jackson. She is survived by brother, William (Nelva) Jackson of Las Vegas, NV. Mrs. Standifer graduated from Douglas High School, San Antonio, TX in 1932 and Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN in 1937. She also attended the University of Minnestoa, New York University and the University of Arizona. Mrs. Standifer served as a Captain in the Army Nurse Corp and worked at the USVA Hospitals in Tuskegee, AL; Conandaiga, NY, and Tucson, Az from which she retired in 1975. Mrs Standifer, a resident of Tucson for over 41 years, had been a member of the Links, Inc; Mental Health Assoc of Tucson; American Nurses’ Assoc; National Assoc. of Retired Federal Employees and the NAACP. A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 19, 1997, 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel, Trinity Presbyterian Church, 704 N. 4th Ave (corner of 4th & University), Tucson, Az. In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that a donation be made to your favorite charity in Mrs. Standifer’s memory.

WILLIAMS, Franklin Thomas, 65, died April 15, 1997. Husband of Virginia L. Williams of Tucson; father of Dwight Williams and Denise (Dean) Kendle both of Tucson; brother of Michael Williams of Youngstown, OH and Joan Hutcheson of Crafordsville, IN; two granddaughters, Cassandra and Victoria Kendle also survive. He was a member of Cloverdale Lodge #132, Cloverdale, IN and Tucson Lodge. Employed 33 years with IBM. U.S. Army Veteran of Korean Conflict. Funeral Service, 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 18, 1997 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL. Interment to follow at Desert Vista Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 17 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway,

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