ARDREY, Cameron W., age 35, passed away September 13, 1998. Born August 31, 1963 in Hannibal, Missouri. Survived by by his loving wife, Debbie; two daughters, Nicole and Katie; mother, Velda Kuykendall (Clark Leckington); stepfather, John Kuykendall; sister, Teresa Ardrey; brothers-in-law, Eric Fisher, Dan and Steve Franta; mother-in-law, Dorothy Franta; father-in-law, Stan Franta. A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 17, 1998 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY, 5401 S. Park Ave. Evening Service at 7:00 p.m. ”Cam will be missed by all who knew him and everyone he touched with his practical jokes and readiness to help in any situation. A special thanks to Bob and Neva who were there to help us at a terrible time. Cameron your smile will be with us forever. You will be with us this year deer hunting. The girls and I will make sure that we bring home the trophy. We love you always,” Debbie, Nicole and Katie. SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY, an aftercare provider.
BAGGS, Cloyce L., 83, passed away September 13, 1998. survived by sons, Nelson Baggs of Tucson and Dr. Gary Baggs and his wife, Jeannette of Lexington, VA; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Baggs retired from American Airlines in 1978 after 33 years. Private services were held. Arrangements by HUDGEL’S SWAN FUNERAL HOME.
BORQUEZ, Frausto, 52, of Tucson, passed away September 15, 1998. Preceded in death by parents, Francisco and Josefina Borquez; sister, Eva Tena. Survived by wife, Alicia Borquez; sons, Frausto Jr. (Melissa) and Martin Rene (Bobbie); sisters, Grace, Vickie and Leti; brothers, Frankie, Efrain, Hector, Joey and Gilbert. Also survived by three grandchildren, Vanessa, Lynette and Austin Jacob Borquez. Frausto will be missed by all relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 17, 1998 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 Friday, September 18, 1998, 9:00 a.m. at Santa Cruz Church, 1220 S. 6th Ave. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Mr. Borquez retired from Pacific Fruit Express. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Carondelet Hospice Center or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Carrillo’s Tucson Mortuary, Inc.
CAPIN, Zellie, age 84, died Tuesday,September 15, 1998. He is survived by two daughters, Linda Gross of Oakland, California and Lois Esformes of Los Angeles, California. Also surviving are five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Capin was one of the principles of Capin Mercantile in southern Arizona. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 1998 at Adair’s Carroon Funeral Home, 1191 N. Grand Ave., Nogales, AZ with Rabbi Stephanie Aaron officiating. Burial will follow in Temple Emanu-El Cemetery in Nogales. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to any of the following three organizations, HABBJAC, the Arizona Cancer Center at the University of AZ, or to theJewish Family and Children Services. Arrangements by family owned ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd.(at Speedway) in Tucson.
Horace Edwin Dale
age 47, of San Manuel, died September 12, 1998 at Apache Lake, as the result of a tragic boating accident. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Joy; children, Laura, Julie, Matt, Kelly and Zachary; sister, Rachel Stallworth; in-laws, Lois and Bob Telford as well as numerous other close friends and family members. Horace moved to San Manuel in 1972 and for the last 19 years, has successfully owned and operated Quality Paint and Body. Horace was an active member of the Rotary Club, San Manuel Golf Club, First Baptist Church and supported many other local organizations. Horace was the cornerstone for his family and friends. His gifts were never ending.He was and will always be greatly admired by his children. A viewing will be held at ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, 8090 N. Northern Ave (Oracle Rd. and Magee) in Tucson on Wednesday, September 16, 1998 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church, San Manuel on Thursday, September 17, 1998 at 10:30 a.m. The Horace Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established for the benefit of the community students. Donations may be made at Community First Bank in San Manuel or any Bank One Branch.
ENDSLEY, Keith E., 72, died Sunday, September 13, 1998 after a brief illness.A native of West Branch, Iowa, Keith had lived in Tucson for 60 years. Keith was a former employee of the Marshall Foundation and had many friends and acquaintances in the University Square area. Memorial contributions should be made to a charity of your choice or The Hermitage Cat Shelter. Services and burial pending in Iowa.
FINE, Douglas William, 36, died September 2, 1998, leaving his beloved wife, Tammy and eight-month-old son, Nicholas of Fremont, CA; as well as his parents, Morris and Beverly Fine of Tucson; grandmothers, Molly Fine and Mary Bronstein both of West Palm Beach, FL; and his brothers, Joel (Vi) and Andrew (Thea), both of whom live in CA. The ”Nicholas Fine Trust Fund” has been established care of Cindy Burgdorf, SanDisk Corp., 140 Caspian Ct. Sunnyvale, CA, 94089. A Memorial Service was held in California. The family will be at home in Tucson to receive friends on Thursday, September 17 from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m.
GIBSON, Dr. Margaret Imogene, passed away September 14, 1998 after a long heroic battle with cancer. Her exemplary spirit and courage in the face of adversity has taught her family and friends that strength and persistence will overcome all trials of life. Dr. Gibson was the Head of the Russian Department with the University of Arizona at the time of her retirement in 1992.She is survived by her son, Roy W. Gibson (Jacqueline) and their son Erick W. Gibson; and by her daughter, Ann C. Gibson and her children, Sandra J. Romer, Joseph B. Romer (Danyel), Issac B. Gastelum and Miguel A. Gastelum and two great-grandchildren,Taylor Romer and Alyssa Romer. She is also survived by her brothers, Dr. Paul James Bohannan (Lisa) of Three Rivers, Ca. and William L. Bohannan (Lillian) of Gales Ferry, Conn. Memorial Services will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Friday, September 18, 1998 at 11:00 a.m., 939 W. Chapala Drive. In lieu of flowers, it was her wish that donations be sent to the American Lung Association.
GILLELAND, Shirley Irene, passed away September 15, 1998. Our mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, Shirley Irene Gilleland, born December twenty third, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, is at this moment in time, passing beyond, into another moment in time, She will be with Hugh Edward, her husband, and her own special Angel, Wendy, for eternity. As Beverly says…”our love for Shirley goes way beyond the simple word…and into a magical and wonderful place for which there are no words to describe.” She is everything to everybody. She has, only recently, realized what a burden it has been for her, for all of her years. The weight had, only now, begun to become heavy on her, in her eldest of years. A more powerful, generous, energetic and compassionate person would be difficult to find. She is a semanticist, always correcting our grammar. The death of her eldest son, Gilly, was devastating to her and yet, she continued to absorb the pains of the world while continuing to raise a family, keep a house, and hold down the business full time. She is gorgeous to this day. For a short woman, she has the longest legs you have ever seen. She is the toughest woman we have ever known and to have a little of her toughness right now would be wonderful to have, but difficult to achieve. Like Chris said, as were were reminiscing… ”she was always at the head of the conga line.” And she was indeed, with all of us behind her, and happy to be there. We will all miss her, with our individual thoughts and memories, and all of us, for her magic. Shirley’s body left us at 8:05 a.m., Tuesday, September 15th, 1998. We, her family and her multitude of friends, will miss her, but will always have her magic in our very souls. Shirley is preceded in death by her eldest son, Hugh Edward Gilleland, III and her husband, Hugh Edward, Jr. Her surviving sister is Lorene Lieske of Glendale, Arizona. Her surviving children are: sons, Michael, Christopher, Kerry and Jesse; and daughter, Suzan; grandchildren, Justina, Hugh Edward IV, Alyssa, Megan and Kayla; daughters-in-law, Laura and Nancy. The family asks that you not send flowers, instead please make donations to her favorite volunteer group, The Red Cross in Sun City, Arizona. The family will receive visitors, gladly, between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. any day, please call first at 722-6895. Arrangements by EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY.
JUSTICE, Pauline Emily, 85, of Tucson, died September 11, 1998. She is survived by her husband, Charles Justice; daughter, Dorothy Heilman; granddaughter, Teresa Heilman; great-grandchildren, Oshen Tye and Malachi Heilman. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 17, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. at Santa Rosa Care Center, 1650 N. Santa Rosa with Pastor D.I. Buttram officiating. Arrangements by Heather Mortuary, 1040 N. Columbus Blvd.
KNAGGE, Mary, 85, died September 15, 1998 after an extended illness at Caring Hand Care Home in Tucson, Arizona. Born in New Castle, PA., September 30, 1912, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Apollonia Kahl Schneider. Her husband John T. Knagge died in November of 1994. Mrs. Knagge moved to Tucson in 1929, one of 13 children of which there is one survivor,Mrs. Nellie Raney of New Castle, PA; also stepchildren, Thomas W. Knagge of Tucson and Mary Clement of CA; sister-in-law, Dorothy Schneider of Tucson and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Disease, P.O. Box 13423, Tucson, AZ 85732. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 17 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway with Chaplain Robert Keim officiating. Interment to follow at TMP South Lawn. Friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 16, 1998.
MARTIN, Lydia Lurlene (Lea), was born June 8, 1918 in Childress, Texas and died in Tucson, Arizona on September 13, 1998. She was preceded in death by her husband, CW4 William H. Martin and son, James O. Wells. Lurlene worked for the U.S. Government in Guam, Japan and Iceland. She worked for the Fort Eustis, Virginia, Inspector General office, T. school and 12 years at Felker Army Airfield as scheduler of all planes. She retired from the Radiology Department at the V.A. Hospital. She married Bill Martin in Alaska in 1958. Lea lived in Newport News, Virginia and Amarillo, Texas for the past five years. She returned toTucson in July. She is survived by many loving friends and family members who will miss her dearly. Services are scheduled for Thursday, September 17 at 9:00 a.m. at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway. Interment in Fort Huachuca, Arizona next to her husband.
METZGER, Margery G., 81, of Tucson, died September 13, 1998. She is survived by her brother, Douglas G. Fish and many other loving family members. There will be no service. In lieu of flowers, memorials maybe made to the charity of your choice.Arrangements by HEATHER MORTUARY, 1040 N. Columbus Blvd.
NEAL, Glenna M., 75, of Tucson, passed away September 13, 1998. Survived by daughters, Carol A. Horton (J.J.), Janet K. Bush, Mary L. Mann all of Tucson and Sharon S. Whitfield (Bill) of Sandpoint, ID: sons, Paul E. Neal, Jr. (Marge) of Tucson and Michael L. Neal of Spokane, WA; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren,three brothers, one sister, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by husband, Paul E. Neal, Sr. and son, William H. Neal. Graveside Service Friday, 11:30 a.m. Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Benny Barfield, Jr. officiating. Friends may call Friday 8:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., EVERGREEN MORTUARY & CEMETERY, N. Oracle & W. Miracle Mile. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
RAMOS, Luz Elena, 50, of Tucson, passed away September 14, 1998. Preceded in death by mother, Josefina Ramos; sister, Margarita Rivera. Survived by husband, Medardo Mena; father, Juan S. Ramos; daughter, Rosa Isela (Reyes) Vera; sons, Jose Luis (Veronica), Tomas J. (Raquel) and Ernesto Ramos; sisters, Juana Espinoza,Teresa Corrales, Guillermina Jimenez and Ernestina Luna; brothers, Alejandro and Jesus Ramos. Also survived by one grandchild, Javier Tomas Ramos. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 17, 1998 from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. at CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, (North Chapel), 204 S. Stone Ave. with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered on Friday, September 18, 1998, 9:00 a.m. at St. Margaret’s Church, 801 N. Grande Ave. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.
RIVERA, Robert A., Jr., 39, of Tucson, died September 13, 1998. He is survived by his wife, Melinda; children, Randi and Ronni Rivera and Byron Bailey. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, September 18, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. at HEATHER MORTUARY, 1040 N. Columbus Blvd. with Reverend Les Plattner officiating. Arrangements by HEATHER MORTUARY.
ROTHROCK, Joan L., died September 11, 1998 after a brave battle against cancer. Joan was born on August 22, 1914 in Lynn, Massachusetts. She spent her early years in New York, New Jersey and Poland. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 1936 and then taught elementary school in Coolidge and Miami, Arizona and also at Roskrudge Elementary School, in Tucson. She married Glenn E. Rothrock on July 1, 1942 and was married for 52 years before his death in 1994. Joan was a longtime member of AAUW and Pi Lambda Theta. Joan was a great collector and a devoted mother. Survived by her children: son, Barry G. and daughter-in-law, Bunny; son, Robert S. and daughter-in-law, Sammie; and daughter, Lellani M. all of Tucson. Also surviving her are grandchildren, Erik A. of Flagstaff, Todd M. (Chello Chavez) of Tucson, Leah Rothrock Claypool (Michael Claypool) and Trevor M. all of Flagstaff. Also surviving her is one great-grandchild, Emma L. Claypool. In addition, surviving her are her sisters, Vera Minnick of Portland, Oregon and Wanda Washington of Ephrata, Washington. A memorial service for our mother will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 1998 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 824 N. Second Ave. in Tucson. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Nature Conservancy, Arizona Chapter, 300 E.University Blvd., Suite #230, Tucson, AZ 85705 or a charity of your choice. Arrangements by ARIZONA MORTUARY.
STEINKUEHLER, Alma Evangelina, age 42, died Monday, September 14, 1998. Service times will be announced by Adair Funeral Home, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd. (at Speedway).
WUORISALO, Anne. Anne Louise Riley Wuorisalo, age 79, passed away September 14, 1998. She was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts and married Arthur K. Wuorisalo August 16, 1952. Anne moved to Tucson in 1968 with her family from Massachusetts. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Anne was also a staunch supporter for Arizona’s Teachers of the Year, as well as for all teachers. Anne is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Arthur; three daughters: Dr. Karen Butterfield (Ernie) of Flagstaff; Elaine Davis (Bruce) and Laurie Wuorisalo Asbury (Joel) of Tucson; five grandchildren, Amanda and Katie Butterfield of Flagstaff; Jason (Nancy) and Ericka Davis; Zackary Asbury; one great-granddaughter, Brittney Davis, all of Tucson. Anne passed peacefully into the arms of God surrounded by her family. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Tucson Saturday, September 19 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society or to the charity of one’s choice. Desert Rose is handling arrangements at 628-4944.
Rodolfo P. Garcia
It has been five long years since you left us in desperate grief. There is not a single day when our thoughts are not with you. We all miss your wisdom and guidance. Most of all we miss your presence and your love.
In heaven with our Lord
we will again be together.
With all our love,
Your wife, Carmen and children, Grace, Isabel, Daniel, Eliza & all the grandchildren that miss their Tata very much.