CARRIZOSA, Beatrice Andrade, 97, was born April 5, 1905 of Tucson, passed away August 10, 2002. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters; husband, Jesus; and son, Mariano. She is survived by her son, Fernando Andrade Carrizosa and wife, Mary Carmen. She also has four grandchildren, Frank, Gloria, John and Robert. She also has many great and great-great grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. May she rest in peace, and she will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends. Visitation will be at MARTINEZ FUNERAL CHAPEL on Friday, August 16, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. with a rosary at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be at St. Margaret’s Church on Saturday, August 17, at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by MARTINEZ FUNERAL CHAPELS, 2580 S. 6th Ave.
HALE, Vasco De Gama, 87, born in Greenwood, Mississippi to Brotop and Jane Hale, passed away in Tucson, Arizona on August 10, 2002. Vasco was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ethel in 1985. He is survived by his sister, Lorraine Allen of Cleveland, Ohio; brother, Nathan Hale of Enfield, Connecticut; son, Vasco D. Hale, Jr. and wife, Joy; daughter, Ardith Parks; grandchildren, Robin Mojica, David Cornell, Bryon Hale, and Keith Hale; nine great-grandchildren; and many other loving relatives and friends. Vasco served in the U.S. Army as a 1st Lieutenant and received his master’s degree in Engineering at West Virginia State University. He was a charter member of the NAACP, member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and an active member of Prince Chapel A.M.E. Church. Visitation will be held Friday, August 16, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. with funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. at SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY CHAPEL, 5401 S. Park Ave. Private Family Burial to follow at South Lawn Cemetery.
HEINEMEYER, Bethel Lorraine, 88, of Tucson, AZ and Colorado Springs, CO died Sunday, August 11, 2002 at Northwest Hospital in Tucson, AZ. She was born on May 7, 1914 in Custer County, Neb., the daughter of Sidney and Lida Hollenbeck. She married Donald L. Heinemeyer on June 14, 1937 in Greeley, CO and he preceded her in death. She was educated in Mason City, attended Kearney State Teachers College and taught school at Alfalfa Center, Neb. She and Don moved to Oxford, Ohio in 1943 where he was a professor and she was a professional typist, kept the books for a clothing store and was a ticket agent for the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. In 1978, she and her husband retired and split their time between Colorado Springs and Tucson. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Linda Heinemeyer of Tucson, AZ; grandson, Benjamin Heinemeyer and sister Lucille McLees of Greeley, CO. Services will be held on Friday, August 16, at the Allnutt Funeral Home and burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Greeley, CO. Local arrangements by EVERGREEN MORTUARY & CEMETERY, N. Oracle & W. Miracle Mile.
Mabel Bennett Leitzman
December 6, 1908 – August 10, 2002
age 93, is survived by her husband of 68 years, Ernest Clifford Leitzman; her sister, Betty Lidstrom of Casey, IL; her niece, Wilma Lenhert of Addison, IL, who was raised as a sister, many other nieces and nephews; her uncle, Everett Connelly of Martinsville, IL; five children, Karen Stevens (Jim) of Tucson, Marilee Gilbert (Francis) of Reno, NV, Robert (Erlanne) of Tucson, Betty Elmore of Tucson, and Susan McKewen (Glenn) of Flagstaff. She is also survived by 18 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren.
Mabel was born on December 6, 1908, to Nathan and Dovey Aldula Bennett in Martinsville, IL, and was raised as one of six children on a farm south of Martinsville. She attended high school in Martinsville, IL and college at Eastern Illinois University where she received a certificate in education. Some of her fondest memories were the seven years she spent teaching one-room schools including Kickapoo, Perisha and Butternut. She enjoyed visiting the area and the one school building left standing, Butternut, in 1999.
Mabel excelled in tennis, field hockey and basketball. She was heavily involved in other activities as well as was honored to be the Editor-in-Chief of her 1929 senior high school yearbook. She loved music and was adept with a piano, organ and mandolin. Her baking also was legendary.
She loved children and believed in them and to her last days, she had a smile and a wave for every one she saw. The adults were also enriched by her constant pleasant smile and positive attitude she kept to the end.
Visitation will be held Friday, August 16, between 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and funeral service, Saturday, August 17, 2002 10:00 a.m. at ARIZONA MORTUARY, UNIVERSITY CHAPEL.
Her legacy is the positive inspiration she provided not only for her own family, but for everyone she met.
”Snow on the mountain
Sun can’t melt it
I love you
And you can’t help it.”
MCINTYRE, David L., 34, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 10, 2002. Beloved son of Olivia McIntyre and the late Lewis McIntyre. Devoted father of Davina McIntyre of Tucson. Dear brother of John L. McIntyre of Tucson and preceded in death by Floyd, Tammy L. and Shawn Michelle McIntyre. Cherished grandson of Rosie Etta Warren of Tucson. Also survived by a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, relatives and friends. A chapel service will be offered on Friday, August 16, 11:00 a.m, at EVERGREEN MORTUARY, 3015 N. Oracle Rd., with Pastor Israel Olaore of the Sharon Seventh Day Adventist Church officiating with interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at EVERGREEN MORTUARY.
84, died July 31, 2002. Survived by husband, Eldon B. Miller; son, Dr. Lance E. Adams of Beverly Hills, MI; grandsons, Evan Adams and Reid Adams; sister-in-law, Marie ”Bunny” Adams; three stepdaughters, Mickey Faulkner of Nashville, TN, Patty Wertz of Suwanee, GA and Nancy Burt of Montgomery, AL. Preceded in death by her first husband, James A. Adams. She was a very willing and helpful volunteer at El Dorado Hospital for 12 years and at the Arizona Cancer Hospital; the past President of Sigma Phi Gamma International Sorority and past President Los Palmas Garden Club and was an avid bridge player. Memorial service at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 17, 2002 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway. The family suggests contributions in Beverly’s name be made to the American Heart Assoc., 5325 E. Pima, Tucson, AZ 85712 or the Alzheimers Foundation, 5132 E. Pima St. Tucson, AZ 85712.
ORLANDO, Vincent, 58, of Tucson, August 11, 1944 – August 11, 2002, entered eternal rest joining his father, Antonio Orlando. Vincent is survived by his mother, Ida Boschero Orlando; sister, Maria (Joel) Patterson, his loving wife, Norma Arellano Orlando; daughters, Norma Orlando, Carla (Rene) Durazo, Gina Orlando; son, Anthony Orlando and five loving grandchildren who will miss their ”Tata”. Wake will be held at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY CHAPEL, 5801 E. Grant Rd. Thursday, August 15, 2002 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, 215 S. Craycroft Rd. on Friday, August 16, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. burial to follow at East Lawn Cemetery. Vincent will be missed dearly by family and friends. He has gone home to be with the Lord. We love you Dad, (we will see you again.)
Thomas Vernon Joseph Peper
51, passed suddenly into God’s loving arms on August 10, 2002. Born February 22, 1951 in Winnipeg, Canada, he has lived in Tucson since 1971. Tom worked at the UofA Optical Science Lab (Precision Metrology) while studying for his B.A. in Electrical Engineering, graduating in 1998. He was employed at Breault Research Laboratory since 1999. Tom loved fishing and helping those in need, but his greatest love was for his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Charlotte; children, Sonya (Hung) Tran-29, Jesse27, Julie (Joe) Lolli-26, John-25, and Tina-11; two grandchildren, Suong Rose-3 and Tyler Lee-9 months, his sister, Brandy (Steve) Morson and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. A Mass will be held on Friday, August 16, 2002 at Holy Hope Cemetery, 3555 N. Oracle at 9:00 a.m. Donations may be made at Holy Family Church for the Caridad House.
RICHARDSON, Millard L. ”Butch” born December 17, 1913 in Stillwell, OK, joined his beloved wife, Mary, August 12, 2002. Survived by step-son; granddaughter; great-granddaughters; sister; niece; great-nieces and nephew and grand-nieces and nephew. Graveside service 9:00 a.m, Thursday, August 15, 2002 at East Lawn Palms Cemetery, 5801 E. Grant Rd., with visitation 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Odyssey Hospice, 750 E. Foothills Dr., Tucson, 85718.
William F. Schaidt, Sr.,
83, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away August 8, 2002 in Tucson, Arizona. He was born in Cumberland, Maryland, on October 1, 1918 to Pearl Durette Schaidt and Mortimer Carr Schaidt. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Phyllis Curtis; and his brother, Mortimer C. Schaidt. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Wanda; sister, Virginia Lee Fairall; son, William ”Sandy” F. Schaidt, Jr.; daughters, Susan Killmer and Candy Fossum; daughter-in-law, Barbara Schaidt; son-in-law, Kevin Killmer; grandchildren, Shauna and Billy Schaidt, Kerry and Kelly Fossum, Alex and Rachael Killmer, Genoa Killian and Joette Ewing.
He served as an Air Corps B-24 pilot in WWII in North Africa and Romania and was stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB after the war. He retired from Sambos Restaurants, in 1976. He was a lifetime member of the Elks Club of Tucson. He was a wonderful and generous man who was devoted to his family and friends and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Special thanks to TMC, Villa Campana, Ameripark and Carondelet Hospice for their tender loving care. Memorial Services will be held at the Tucson East Elks Club, 615 S. Pantano at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 14, 2002. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Arizona Elks Major Project, c/o Tucson East Elks, PO Box 2532, Tucson, AZ 85710.
Yae ”Ginger” Tatom
September 21, 1926 – August 9, 2002
Died of heart failure due to complications resulting from diabetes. Born of Japanese parents on the island on Honshu, Japan. Met and married William M. Tatom in Yokohama, Japan in 1958. They left Japan and returned to the United States in 1966. Bill worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Jacksonville, Florida, for four years and then accepted a position with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Tucson. Ginger and Bill have been Tucson residents for the past 32 years.
Ginger loved gardening, sewing, cooking, knitting, books, keeping a lovely household, and serving her church and her Lord. She was a perfect example of the devoted, ever-loving, ever-faithful wife. Many of Ginger’s friends refer to her as ”the gentle one.” Ginger is survived by her husband, Bill, and three sisters who still reside in Japan.
A Memorial Service and reception for Ginger Tatom will be held at St. James United Methodist Church, 3255 North Campbell Avenue, Saturday, August 17, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in memory of Yae ”Ginger” Tatom to Carondelet Hospice Service, 1802 West St. Mary’s Road, Tucson, AZ 85745.
WILKINSON, Martha Bruce, widow of the late Robert Wilkinson. Born in Deming, NM in 1911 and died in Tucson, AZ on August 6, 2002. She came to Tucson in 1925 and graduated from Tucson High School in 1930. Survived by daughter, Joanne Clendenin; son, Robert B. Wilkinson; grandson, Robert B. Briggs and numerous loving nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by devoted friends of many years. Memorial service 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 17, at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY CHAPEL, 5801 E. Grant Rd. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a home for women, The Haven, Inc., 1107 E. Adelaide Dr., Tucson 85719.
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