ASH, Theodore S. Jr., Major USA Retired, 59, died December 27, 1996. Husband of Merlyn N. Ash of Tucson; father of, Lynn Ash of Tucson, Debbie (Mark) Christensen of Tucson and Jennifer (Ward) Ash-Poole of Laurel, MO; grandfather of Steven and Patrick Bullock and Dylan Christensen; brother of, Richard Ash of OR, James Robert Ash of CA and LaVon Ash of Show Low, AZ. Memorial Service 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 3, 1997 at BRING’SMEMORIAL CHAPEL, 236 S. Scott. Cremains will be intered at Ft. Huachuca Post Cemetery in Ft. Huachuca, AZ.
COLE, Mary A., 61, of Tucson, AZ, died December 29, 1996. Survived by husband, Gilbert Cole; sons, Dale Cole; daughter, Norma Bruldow; five grandchildren, Starla, Steven, Kim, Tawnisha and Tommy; four great-grandchildren, Josiah, Shandi, Michalla and Megan. Chapel Service, 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 1997. Graveside to follow at South Lawn with Silas A. Lewis officiating.
DIEZMAN, Marie Ann, 75, of Tucson, died December 27, 1996. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ray A. Diezman. She is survived by children, David (Mary) of LA, Douglas (Linda) of AZ and Margaret Phillips of AZ; 9 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; sisters, Rose Schaivon of OH and Fran Podojil of FL; brother, Phil Larcus of CA. Services will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.Arrangements by VALLEY FUNERAL HOME.
ENEBOE, Lois M., 75, of Tucson, died December 26, 1996. She is survived by four children, Nancy Eneboe Trapp, Washington, DC, Cheryl Eneboe Shepard, Edward B. Eneboe and Bruce K. Eneboe all of Tucson; grandchild, Bethany Trapp; cousins, Terry and Dale Bothwell. Graveside Inurnment Services will be on Saturday, January 4, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. at East Lawn Palms Cemetery, 5601 E. Grant. Memorials may be sent to the AZ Kidney Foundation (Tucson Chapter), 4019 N. 44th Street, Ste. 201, Phoenix, AZ 85018. Arrangements by HEATHER MORTUARY, 1040 N. Columbus Blvd.
FINDLEY, Elsie Jane, 77, of Tucson, died December 12, 1996. Survived by daughter, Lucille Farnsworth; son, Howard Findley; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mable and Mary. Preceded in death by husband, Charles; three brothers, Walter, Roy, Jesse Chapman. Visitation, 2:00 to 3:00, Service, 3:00 p.m. at SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY , 5401 S. Park Ave. Graveside to follow. Interment, South Lawn Cemetery, 5401 S. Park Avenue. In lieu of flowers donations to Carondelet Hospice.
HOLAHAN, John J., 74, of Green Valley, passed away December 28, 1996, in Tucson. Survived by wife Dorothy Holahan, of Green Valley; sister, Catherine Casey, of Port Charlotte, FL. John was a member of Telephone Pioneers, American Legion, Knights of Columbus and former member of Desert Hills Golf Association. Mass Thursday, 10:00 a.m., Our Lady of the Valley, Green Valley, AZ. Entombment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by EVERGREEN MORTUARY & CEMETERY.
DOUGHERTY, Joseph Howard
1 October 1896 – 28 December 1996
Joseph was the beloved husband of Marie L. Dougherty, a marriage that has lasted for 73 years. He was the loving father of, Jeannie, Joseph, Patricia and Robert. Preceded in death by his daughter Jeannie and son Joseph. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Katherine Dougherty; and son-in-law, Saul Fox; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. God, Country and Family were not just words to Joseph, he lived by them. He fought in WWI and WWII, serving as a pilot, first in the Army’s Signal Corps and then the Army Air Corps. Scripture Service 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 2, 1997 at BRING’S MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 236 S. Scott with Father Van Wagner of SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church officiating. Military honors will be rendered by the V.F.W. Friends may call at the chapel one hour prior to the service Thursday morning.
JUDD, Claire M., 71, of Tucson, died Saturday, December 28, 1996. She is survived by her daughter, Claire (Bill) Gilkinson; grandchildren, Mimi Gilkinson, Wills Gilkinson. Formerly of New Jersey, Mrs. Judd moved to Tucson 18 years ago to be closer to her family. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 1997 at East Lawn Palms Cemetery, 5801 E. Grant Rd. Friends may call at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY, one hour prior to the service. Memorial donations may be made to the Arizona Cancer Center.
MANUEL, Evelyn N., 81, of Tucson, passed away December 29, 1996. Survived by daughters, Marie Manuel Salcido, Norma Manuel Miguel and Edith Manuel Preston; son-in-law, Daniel L. Preston; sons, Michael Manuel, Marvin Noriego; 20 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 2, 1997 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at family’s residence, 2444 W. Nahagio Daha Wog. Visitation will continue from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. at San Xavier District Center with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered Friday at 9:00 a.m. on January 3, 1996 at Pan Tak Village.Internment to follow at Pan Tak Cemetery. Arrangements by TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.
MCCARTHY, Walter E., 78, of Tucson, died December 29, 1996. A U.S. Marine during WWII. Predeceased by wife of 51 years, Margaret Patton McCarthy; father of Deborah (Barry) Berkson of Tucson, Michael (Jane) McCarthy of Deerfield, IL, W. Gray (Lisa) McCarthy of Golden, CO and Peggy (Miguel) Padilla of Tucson; four grandchildren, Matthew, Daniel, Kelly and Mark; brother of Katherine Fennell of Chicago, IL and Margaret Granskog of Aurora, IL. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, January 2, 10:00 a.m. at St.Francis De Sales Catholic Church, 1375 S. Camino Seco, Tucson. In lieu of flowers, donations to American Heart Association.Arrangements by ABBEY FUNERAL CHAPEL 3435 N. First Ave, 888-1111.
MEYERS, Sara, 88, of Tucson, died December 29, 1996. Mrs. Meyers was a member of Temple Ner Tamid and Choir, Tucson Music Teachers Association, Chicago Federation of Musicians, Tucson Masterworks Chorale, ORT, Opera Guild, Patron of Tucson Symphony and loving piano teacher of multiple generations of students. Shewas predeceased by her husband, Charles Meyers, and her sisters, Elizabeth Fain and Jeanette Miller. Survivors include her daughters, Linda (Larry) Harris and Irene (Steve) Lloyd of Tucson; son, Gene (Carole) Meyers, Ph.D., of Berkeley, CA; sister, Mollie Teich of Tucson; grandchildren, Carly Harris, Jeremy Harris, David Meyers, and Suzanne Meyers. Memorial Service Tuesday, 12:00 noon in EVERGREEN MORTUARY with Rabbi Joseph Weizenbaum officiating. Interment in Palatine, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to T.M.T.A., 4611 N Shinumo Dr., Tucson, 85749 or your favorite charity. Arrangements by EVERGREEN MORTUARY & CEMETERY, N. Oracle & W. Miracle Mile.
MOORE, Charles Edward. Born December 17, 1909 in Leon, Iowa, died December 30, 1996. He worked for 30 years for the Railway Mail Service (USPS) and also for the University of Arizona for 10 years. He was a Navy veteran of WWII. He is survived by wife, Elda Lou Moore; children, Dixie Kovacs of Clifton, VA, Merry Tobin of Silver Spring, MD and Kathleen Smith of Tucson; grandchildren, Sherry Gropman, Mark Kovacs, Edward Smith, Steve Kovacs, Frank Devlin; brothers, Irvin E. Moore of Albuquerque and Robert C. Moore of Lemon Grove, CA. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Carondelet Hospice at St. Joseph Hospital in Charles’name.
MORGAN, Thomas, 66, of Tucson, passed away December 27, 1996. Survived by wife, Elisabeth; sons, Matthew, William, Timothy, Mc Kee Edwards Morgan and Amy (Kim) Gilles, all of Tucson; brothers, Robert (Mary) Morgan of Montreal, Canada and George (Marinka) Morgan of Benidorm, Spain; sister, Sally (Roger) Charlesworth of Kittery Point, Maine. Also several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, George and Sarah Morgan and a sister, Frances. He was a graduate of Kent School in 1948 and of the University of Arizona in 1956, and served in the U.S.A.F. during the Korean War. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 1997 at Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 2331 E. Adams St. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Desert Museum or Tucson Botanical Gardens. Arrangements by ARIZONA MORTUARY.
NORDBERG, John Earl, 77, died December 27, 1996. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Helen Nordberg; daughter, Mary Ann Johnson; grandchildren, Eric, Karin, and Alex Johnson; and brother, Clarence (Virginia) Nordberg. John was born in St. Louis, MO and was a veteran of WWII. He retired from the Civil Service at Davis-Monthan AFB. John is remembered for his love of the Arizona mountains and deserts, his woodworking artistry, and his great love for and care of his family. Funeral Mass and Burial at Holy Hope Cemetery on Tuesday, December 31, at 10:00 a.m. in the Mausoleum. Memorial donations may be made to VA Medical Center Hospice Fund, 3601 S. 6th Ave, Tucson, 85723.
ROBB, David L., Retired USAF Lt. Col., 72, passed away December 27, 1996 of cancer. Career military officer and fighter pilot serving in WWII, Korea and Vietnam.Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit, Air Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. Longtime member and handball player at TAC. Preceded in death by wife, Carol Louise Johnson. Survived by wife, Lorrie; son, Anthony of Tucson; daughter, Davilyn Nelson of Billings, MT; grandsons, Chris Nelson, Scott and Jeff Robb; granddaughter, Cary Knudson; great-grandchildren, Jeffrey and Emma Knudson and Lucas Nelson. Upon his request, there will be no memorial service. Family suggests donations be made to the University of Arizona Cancer Research Center. Arrangements by Hudgel’s SWAN FUNERAL HOME, 22nd & Swan.
SCOGIN, Margaret C., 74, of Tucson, passed away Sunday, December 29, 1996. Survivors include son, Thomas Mulligan Sr.; grandchildren, Thomas Mulligan Jr, both of Tucson and Susan L. Hajek of NM; great-grandchildren, Andrew and Alexandra Hajek; brother, Kenneth Curwin; nephew, Robert Curwin, both of OH. Friends may call at ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd. (at Speedway), Wednesday, January 1, 1997 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be at ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 1997. Entombment will follow at South Lawn Cemetery, 5401 S. Park Ave.
STOFFT, Fredrick R., 91, of Paradise Valley, AZ, Lieutenant General, Arizona National Guard, passed away December 27, 1996. He was born May 9, 1905 in Galesburg, IL and moved to Arizona in 1925. Lt. Gen. Stofft was a graduate of the University of Arizona and had been named Tucson Man of the Year. He was chairman of Phoenix Centennial, president of PBSW and served on numerous business and civil boards including Arizona Bank, Mountain Bell, Goodwill, Red Cross and Boy Scouts. Lt. Gen. Stofft was a member of Phoenix Country Club, Paradise Valley Country Club, Valley Field Riding and Polo Club. Survivors include his wife, Bette; daughters, Katherine Hawley and Suzanne Nystrom; step-daughter, Barbara Young; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Services 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 3, 1997 at All Saints Episcopal Church, 6300 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, with reception following at the Church. Family requests contributions to the Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell, Tucson, AZ 85724 or the American Red Cross, 6135 N. Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, AZ 85015-1892. Arrangements by Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home, Phoenix, AZ.
VANCE, Mildred (Millie) Marie, 65, of Tucson, Arizona, died December 27, 1996. Survived by her husband, Jack Vance; daughters, Nanette Stebley, Jeanette Wills; brother, Melvin Kelley; grandsons, Eric Nickerson, Brian Lawrence; granddaughter, Amy; great-grandson, Nickolas Nickerson; and great-granddaughter, Mykayla. Mobile Aire, Inc., Pro Aire Transport and Mobile Aire Hangars owner for 26 years. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with Services at 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 30, 1996 at South Lawn Mortuary with Pastor Gaston Ravon officiating.
WISE, Paul H., 71, born on June 26, 1925 in Trenton, MO. Passed away December 26, 1996. Survived by his wife, Virginia D. Wise residing in the Trenton, MO area; his brothers, Charles Wise, John W. Wise; and sister, Wanda Lauderback; and all their children. Paul’s four children, Lennis Mills and wife, Larry Wise and wife, Dana Simpson and husband, Shelly David and husband; daughter-in-law, Louise McLaughin and husband; seven grandchildren, Lisa Berryman, Cary Simpson, Keith Langen, Kimberly Hollis, James D. Wise, John Paul Simpson, Lisa Rios; 16 great-grandchildren, Amber, Nataz, Dustin, Scott, Brett, Christen, Alex, Alisa, Bauchee’, Lacey, Thomas, Tammy, Bobby, Ashley, Steve Jr and Cassandra. Paul was raised in the Trenton, MO area. He joined the navy at age 17 and served in WWII, moved to Tucson in 1963. A member and retiree of Teamsters Local 104 and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Battle Creek, MI. Dad will be missed by all.
ZINN, Sandra M., 55, died December 29, 1996. Wife of, W. Glen Zinn of Tucson; mother of Bret W. Zinn of Scottsdale, Matthew G. Zinn of Everett, WA and Melissa C. Lippert of El Paso, TX; sister of, John M. Keeley of Pembine, WI, David M. Keeley of Schaumburg, IL, Kurt M. Keeley of Littleton, CO and Kathleen Yukna of Gurnee, IL; grandmother of Travis Lippert of El Paso, TX. Memorial Service 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 1997 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, with Reverend Howard Higgins officiating. The family suggest donations to UMC Cancer Research Center, 1515 N. Campbell Ave in Memory of Sandra Zinn.Arrangements by BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway.