ABALOS, Katherine T., 46, of Tucson, Arizona, passed away July 07, 2000. Preceded in death by father, Victor Abalos, Sr.; grandparents, Concepcion and Faustino Abalos, Lola and Ramon Torres; survived by mother, Rose Abalos; godson, Gary Carlson, Jr; sisters, Yolanda and Evelyn Abalos, Dolores (Albert) Borbon and Eleanor (Nathaniel) Duran; brothers, Robert (Alma) and Victor (Precila) Abalos. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2000 from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. at CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, South Chapel, 240 S. Stone Ave., with a rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered on Friday, July 14, 2000, 10:00 A.M. at St. John’s Church, 602 W. Ajo Way. Interment to follow at South Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.
25, of Tucson, Arizona passed away July 08, 2000. Survived by grandparents, Carmen Herrera and Maria Luisa Aguilar; parents, Benjamin and Angelina Altamirano and Virigina Altamirano and Guillermo Rojas; daughter, Esperanza Figueroa; son, Benjamin, Jr.; sisters, Vanessa, Melissa (David Ortiz) and Angie Altamirano; brothers, Manuel and Benjamin Altamirano; nephew, Angel Altamirano; niece, Victoria Altamirano. Also survived by many beloved Uncles, Aunts and Friends. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2000 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, (North Chapel), 204 S. Stone Ave., with a rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered on Thursday, July 13, 2000, 10:30 a.m. at Santa Cruz Church, 1220 S. 6th Ave. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.
BISHOP, Roger Dale, 66, passed away at home on July 4, 2000. He was born in Bemidiji, Minnesota on July 23, 1933. He worked for Boeing until he retired in 1988 and moved to Tucson. He was an avid gun collector for most of his life and participated in many gun shows and events where he made many friends all over the United States. Roger is survived by his beloved wife of two months, Joy; mother, Verta Bishop; and sister, Barbara McGregor, both of Bemidiji, Minnesota; son, Jeffrey (Rita) of California; daughters, Tasha (Kevin) Byrd of Oregon and Jodie (Kerry) Bagley of Tucson; and three grandchildren. He will be deeply missed. Arrangements by family owned, ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave. @Magee.
LEONARD E. BRADY
went home to the Lord, Saturday, July 8, 2000. Waiting for him was his beloved wife of 62 years, Ruth L. Brady, who preceded him in death on May 19, 2000. Leonard was born to Harry and Clara (Mathews) Brady on July 29, 1913, in Windom, Minnesota. He was an only child. They moved to Iowa where he later met and married Ruth, while he was playing saxophone in a dance band. In 1953, they moved to Tucson and set up their home, where they lived for 47 years. He was a lifetime member of the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades. Much of his work can still be seen in Tucson. His work was hand done with love and he valued all his clients. He is survived by one son, Richard (Susie) Brady; one daughter, Sharon (Don) Sowle; four grandchildren, Judy, Jackie, Tammy (Ron) Kenny, Michael (Kassy) Brady; and four great-grandchildren, Crystle, Robert, Shannin and Nicole. Leonard was a kind and gentle man and he will be greatly missed by all of us. ”Thank you Mark” for being there. A special ”thank you” to the staff of Villa Campana, Catalina Unit and the Casa De Luz Hospice staff. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 12 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY. Funeral Services will be on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY CHAPEL. Interment to follow at South Lawn Cemetery. Pastor Bill Seale will officiate. Arrangements made by SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY.
65, went to be with the Lord on July 7, 2000. She is preceded in death by her first husband, David Cocklin; and son, Terry Cocklin. She is survived by her husband, Paul A. Burbeck; daughter, Pamela (Martin) Hansen; grandchildren, Hunter and Cody Hansen; step-children, Ronda Sampson, Mike and Eddie Burbeck.
Annette was an active member of the Elks Club and owned her own business, Cocklin and Gentry Tax Service, for many years. She will be greatly missed by her many friends and family. Her hobbies included reading, spending time with her grandchildren, and making others feel loved and appreciated. Her smile and laugh will forever be imprinted on the hearts of those she loved and touched.
The memorial service will be at Annette’s home church Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church located at 8845 N. Silverbell Road on Wednesday, July 12, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church Building Fund.
CHEESEMAN, Beverlee Church, 61, died July 7, 2000 at her home in Tucson, surrounded by her family. She was born May 16, 1939 in Auburn, NY. Beverlee graduated from Moravia Central School, and attended Auburn Community College and Cortland State Teachers College. Following the birth of their first child, Bev and her husband, Phill, moved to Tucson in 1960. After a career in banking data processing, she retired as Vice President, Operations Management. She then continued to manage family rental properties until her death. Beverlee is survived by her husband of 41 years, Phillip Cheeseman; daughters, Coni (Craig) Weatherford and Lee Ann Holbrook; and grandson, Andrew Wayne Gantt, all of Tucson. She is also survived by her mother, Mary G. Church; and her sister Coni (Gordon) Hadden of Liberty, MO; and many loving nieces and nephews. Beverlee was predeceased by her father, Harold Wayne Church, and her niece, Dana Hadden, both in 1993; her granddaughter, Tina Gantt in 1995; and her sister, Bunny Dixon on June 20, 2000. Beverlee and all of her family are especially grateful for the loving care and dedication shown by her doctor and his staff.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 13 at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY, 5801 E. Grant Rd. where funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 14. Burial will be in East Lawn Palms Cemetery.
July 11, 2000, is the second anniversary of our beloved mother’s death. Love you, miss you.
Love PeeWee, Richard, Steven and Ofelia.
FRANK, Emma Lucille, 96, of Tucson, was promoted to Glory on Saturday, July 8, 2000. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews, all of whom live in Michigan, caregiver, Shirley and special friend, Christine, both of Tucson. Preceded in death by husband, Bernard; brother, Hollis; and sister, Lulu Russell. Born January 16, 1904 in Lapeer, MI, Emma was the second child of William and Sophia (Jacobson) Hayes. When Gospel Radio Station WMPC of Lapeer began broadcasting in 1926, Emma was the first announcer. She was a graduate of the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago. She was executive secretary at the Bodine Electric Co. of Chicago for many years. Emma married Bernard Frank and following their retirement they moved to Tucson. Emma became an active member of the Saguaro Baptist Church and remained active until her health declined. Emma was very adventuresome, she traveled extensively throughout the world. Her 90th birthday was celebrated with a hot-air balloon ride. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2000 at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY CHAPEL, 5801 E. Grant Rd., with Pastor Jim Smith of Sahuaro Baptist Church, officiating. Further services at Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Lapeer with interment to follow at the Attica Township Cemetery, Attica, MI. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Sahuaro Baptist Church, 10361 E. Old Spanish Trail, Tucson, 85748 or to Radio Station WMPC of Lapeer, WI.
JEAN CALTA GOSS
76, of Tucson, AZ, passed away July 7, 2000. Jean was born in Manhattan, New York and moved to Arizona in October of 1973. She was an accountant at JC Penney and Co., was past president of American Business Women’s Association, was a treasurer for 6 years in the ladies guild at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church and was volunteer at St. Mary’s Hospital. She will be dearly missed by her friends and family. She is survived by her sons, Frank, Tony, Robert, Richard Calta, Ron Goss; and daughter, Linda Todd; daughter-in laws, Kathy, Julie, Tricia Calta, Kim Goss; and son-in-law, Gary Todd; her brother, Sal Calta; and sister, Mary Alfano. Jean had 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2000 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL. Mass will be offered 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2000 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 1300 N. Greasewood. Burial will follow in Our Lady of the Desert Cemetery. Friends may call from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2000 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway. donations in Jean’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 5325 E. Pima, Tucson, AZ 85712.
RAFAELA O. GUILLEN
95, of Tucson, went to be with the Lord on June 7, 2000. Rafaela was born on October 24, 1904. Preceded in death by her husband, Bernardino; son, Manuel; and daughter, Mercedes Miranda. She is survived by daughters, Lydia Sereno, Erlinda Pacho, Rosario (Chaya) and Mercy Martinez; sons, Joaquin (Socorro) and Jose Aurelio (Ofelia), all of Tucson; also 36 grandchildren; 109 great-grandchildren; 59 great-great-grandchildren; and 6 expectant parents. Visitation will be at MARTINEZ FUNERAL CHAPELS, on Wednesday, July 12, 2000 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be at St. Margaret’s on Thursday, July 13, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by MARTINEZ FUNERAL CHAPELS, 2580 S. 6th Ave.
HAUCK, Dorothy Mary Isett Lahart, passed away on June 28, 2000. Dorothy was a warm and wonderful, endlessly active spirit, who will be missed by friends and family. Born in Chicago, IL on April 23, 1912, she was the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Isett. She spent her youth and young adulthood in Minneapolis, where she married Martin Lahart, one of the Untouchables, who preceded her in death in 1975. Dorothy and her family spent many happy years in Honolulu, where she worked for U.S Customs, before moving to the Tucson area in 1970. Dorothy leaves behind her beloved husband of 20 years, Edwin J. Hauck. She also leaves behind a son, Martin Lahart of Alexandria, VA; a daughter, Nancy Deschamps of Tucson; granddaughters, Wendi Lahart of Portland, OR, Heidi Lahart of Seattle, WA, Renee Deschamps of New York; nephew, Charles Nygaard and his family, wife Kathleen, their children, Vanessa, Sarah and Alexander, and Julie Hauck, her husband Ed’s granddaughter. A Memorial Service will be held at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, July 13, EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY CHAPEL, 5801 E. Grant Rd. Afterwards there will be a time for friends to call on the family in the Sitting Room at The Forum, 2500 N. Rosemont at 10:30 a.m.
Bill Kemmeries, age 69, died on July 8th, 2000 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Bill lived for several years in Nogales, AZ, before coming to Tucson in 1944. He attended Roskruge Middle School and Tucson High School, were he played on two undefeated basketball teams coached by Bud Doolen from 1948-49. He received a Baird scholarship as well as a basketball scholarship to the University of Arizona. At the university, Bill was the conference leading scorer and team captain. He was also the student body president in 1953 and won the Freeman’s Award as the Outstanding Men’s Graduate that same year. After college, Bill Spent two years in the Army Tank Corps as a commissioned officer.
Bill than became a teacher and head basketball coach at Catalina High School. He was Dean of Boys and then Asst. Principal at Palo Verde High School. In 1980 he was named Principal of Canyon Del Oro High School, and 1985 he retired from the Amphitheater School District as Asst. Superintendent. He taught for several years as an adjunct professor for Pima Community College.
Bill was active in the YMCA for 14 years and the Arizona Daily Star’s Sportsmen’s Fund. Later in life Bill was President of the U of A Alumni Association and worked in management for the Circle K Corporation. Bill ran unsuccessfully for the City Council in 1987. Bill is survived by his wife, Susan Brady; brothers, Dayton and Ken; his three children, Bill Jr. (Ann) of Tucson, Kay (Scott) Brassey of Boise, Idaho, and Kristi (Frank) Isaac of Calabasas, California; and by his four grandchildren, Matt and Mark Brassey and Emily and Andrew Isaac.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on July 15th at CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, North Chapel, 204 S. Stone Ave. The public is welcome. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to TMC Hospice at 5301 E. Grant Rd., Tucson, AZ 85712.
Arrangement by CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.
LEORA M. ORTON
98, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2000. She was born September 7, 1901 in Dundee, IL and has resided in Tucson, AZ since December 1996. She was preceded in death by husbands, Arthur H. Orton and Paul H. Stoermer; her two brothers, Arthur Albright of Elgin, IL and Carl Albrecht of Denver, CO. She is survived by two daughters, Rosemary Wingert of Tucson, AZ and Teresa Gnekow of Cedar Crest, NM; step-daughter, Shirley Lehmann of Elgin, IL; step-sons, Carl Orton of Hampshire, IL, Donald Orton of Wheaton, IL, and Gordon Orton of Owego, NY.; grandchildren, Stacy, Mira, Norma, Tami, Debra, Daniel, Karen, Lisa, Sarah, William, Jonathon, Mark and Kirsten; niece, Eileen Leschke; and nephew, Gordon Albright, both of Elgin, IL; and nephew, Duane Albrecht of Englewood, CO; numerous great-grandchildren. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. May you rest in eternal peace with your guardian angels watching over you. Memorial services were held at ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave. @Magee.
PRINCE, Gerrie M., 60, passed away July 1, 2000 at her home in Alhambra, CA. Long time resident of Tucson. Preceded in death by her parents and one brother. Survived by husband, Bob N. Prince, daughters, Tricia Calta, Sharon DeLaughter, Mary Volkmer; sons-in-law and six grandchildren. Memorials to the Leukemia Society of America, American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Contact Greer’s Mortuaryfor service information, 520-289-3335.
RUBBO, Catherine B. ”Kay” passed away on Sunday July 9th, 2000 in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 77.
Kay was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan on March 23rd, 1923 to Charles and Margaret Baxter. She grew up with her family in Loretto and Houghton, MI as one of seven children. Kay was a teacher at the Iron Mountain High School and at the Dickinson Area Catholic School. She married Kenneth F. Rubbo and enjoyed 24 years of marriage until his death in 1970. Kay spent most of her retirement years in Tucson, AZ.
As well as her loving husband, Kay is predeceased by her brothers, William and Charles Baxter; and sister, Alice Gribble. She is survived by brother Robert (Irene) Baxter, Hoyt Lakes, MN; and sisters, Betty Monroe, Petosky, MI and Sr. Marguerite Baxter, Duluth, MN; sons, Tom (Laura) Rubbo, Tucson, AZ, Bill (Ann) Rubbo, Macon, GA, and Dick (Jean) Rubbo, The Woodlands, TX; daughters, Peg Rubbo, Phoenix, AZ and Cathy (Larry) Johns, Iron Mt., MI; grandchildren, Michael Rubbo, Milwaukee, WI, David Rubbo, Macon, GA, Maureen and Tom Johns, Iron Mt., MI, John (Jeanne) Rubbo, St. Paul, MN, Sarah Rubbo, Tucson, AZ, Jacob, Jaclyn, and Annelise Rubbo, The Woodlands, TX.
We know that Kay is relieved to once again be in the arms of Kenny. During her life Kay always gave support and comfort to family and friends and as a life long teacher, provided the lessons of unconditional love and faith in God. May the Lord bless you Mom, and may you truly be at peace.
A celebration of Kay’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 8650 N. Shannon Rd., Tucson, AZ. In lieu of flowers Kay asked that memorial contributions be made to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Dodge Chapel.
MARIA ”TERRY” SANCHEZ
Passed away July 08, 2000 to eternal Life with the Lord Jesus Christ. Survived by her husband, Tony; sons, Roy (Christina) and Marco; daughter, Sonia; grandchildren, Roy Jr., and Angel; mother, Maria Richmond; brothers, Rene (Mary), Lionel (Rosa), Jimmy (Elia) and Ruben (Lupita). Family, friends and fellow employees of Lynn Urquides School will sorely miss the joy and compassion for others she exhibited throughout her life. A mass will be held on Wednesday, July 12, 2000, 10:30 a.m. at St. Augustine’s Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lynn Urquides Children Fund, 1573 W. Ajo Way, Tucson, Arizona 85714 or Norhtwest Cancer Foundation, 1845 W. Orange Grove Rd #2, Tucson, Arizona 85704. Arrangements by CARRILLO’S TUCSON MORTUARY. INC.
SCHMIDT, Albert R., born in LaRue, Ohio 1920 passed away July 5, 2000. Served his country during WWII in the Eighth Army Air Corp. Made Master Sargeant, was a Line Chief in charge of 90 men. He met and married Vera in England 1944. He saw service in France and Germany. Moved to Tucson in 1962. Worked at ”The Barn Furniture” over 20 years. He was a loving husband and loving father to his daughters, Lorian (Jeff), Lorraine (John); also his grandchildren, Ryan, John and Jamie Lyndah. We miss him so much. We loved him so much. Cremation was private. HEATHER MORTUARY.