BATY, Jack Bruce, 79, of Tucson, diedSaturday, November 30, 1996. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Baty. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ernestine; stepson, Jerry Dean Kinney; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four sisters and two brothers. Mr. Baty was employed by the city of Tucson for 23 years and retired in 1978 as Superintendent of City Shops. He was a life member of V.F.W. Post #4903. Cryptside Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 1996 at the Mausoleum of Peace, East Lawn Palms Cemetery. Friends may call at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY on Wednesday, one hour prior to the service.
BLACKWOOD, Andrew J., Sr., 72, died November 29, 1996 in Tucson. Mr. Blackwood Sr. was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico on October 21, 1924. Survived by wife, Virginia Blackwood of Tucson; one daughter, Cynthia Blackwood of Tucson; three sons, Andrew Blackwood Jr. of San Diego, CA, Paul Blackwood and James Blackwood, both of Tucson; one brother, Robert Blackwood of S. Portland, Maine; two sisters, Alice Grant of Kennebunk Port, Maine and Mercedes Wall of Englewood, FL and three grandchildren. Services for Mr. Blackwood Sr. will be Wednesday, December 4, 1996 at Christ the King, 2800 W. Ina Road, at 7:00 p.m. Arrangements by WOLFREY PEACE CHAPEL, 5225 E. Speedway, Tucson, (881-0338).
BOISSY, Bernice ”Bee”, 93, resident of Tucson 28 years, died peacefully in the home November 24, 1996. Survived by loving husband, Gilbert E. Boissy; sister, Crystal Schull; nephew, James B. Schull; niece, Karen MacGee; stepdaughter, Renee Yerger. Bee requested no service be held. Her love of children would suggest memorial donations to the Ronald McDonald House.
BUITIMEA, Maria Guadalupe, 73, ofTucson, passed away November 29, 1996. Survived by mother, Marcelina V. Alvarez; daughters, Maria F. Olguin, Nellie Buitimea, Felipa (Antonio) Miranda, Florentina (Jesus) Acuna, Margaret Buitimea; sons, Basilio (Alejandra), Francisco (Rosa E. Joaquin); sisters, Josefa Valencia, Matilda A. Garcia, Angelita A. Martinez, Barbara G. Alvarez; brothers, Eduardo Alvarez, Mariano Matus; also survived by many grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 1996 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Oasis Assembly of God, 7651 E. Gila Ave. Visitation will continue at 4:30 p.m. Capilla De San Martin De Porres, 418 W. 39th, with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered on Thursday at 9:00 a.m. at Capilla San Martin De Porres. Interment to follow at Monte Calvario Cemetery. Arrangements by TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.
CARR, John N., born January 23, 1940, died November 29, 1996. Born in Sangerfield, NY. Preceded in death by mother, Edith and sister, Phyllis. Survived by wife, Jeannette; father, Reginald of Plattsburgh, NY; children, Debbie of Conroe, Texas, Lori of Phoenix, AZ; brothers, Ralph of Geneseo, NY, Brian of Orlando, Florida; sisters, Margaret of Ilion, NY, Linda of Plattsburgh, NY and Sharon Ann of Rome, NY; several nieces and nephews; and many, many wonderful friends. You know who you are. John was a special person and he loved you all. Arrangements by HEATHER MORTUARY.
CHASTAIN, Carey Scott, 34, died November 29, 1996. Husband of Alice Chastain of Tucson. Arrangements by BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway.
CHIODO, Samuel A., 72, of Tucson, passed away November 29, 1996. He is survived by his wife, Wanda; daughters, Rosanne (Frank) Webster of Tucson and Christine (Michael) Thompson of Ohio; stepdaughter, Micky (Gary) Morton of N.Y.; four grandchildren; sister, Katherine Marcucci of N.Y. and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be said at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 8650 N. Shannon Rd., Wednesday, December 4, 1996 at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel, 8090 N. Northern Ave.
DOWNS, Warren S., 74, of Tucson, died November 30, 1996. Survived by son,Tommy L. (Cathy) Downs of Tucson; daughter, Shirley Ann (Lambert) Trejo of OK; brother, Paul (Janice) Downs of WA; sister-in-law, Edith Downs of CA; grandchildren, Bryan (Michelle) Downs and Scott Downs both of Tucson and Chasity Gordon of OK; one great-granddaughter, Taylor Downs of Tucson. Preceded in death by parents, Charles R. and Georgia C. Downs andbrother Ray Downs. He attended the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind, Tucson and at one time participated in the Deaf Olympics. Mr. Downs was an avid sportsman. Services, Thursday 2:00 p.m. EVERGREEN MORTUARY. Interment Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday, one hour prior to service time, EVERGREEN MORTUARY & CEMETERY, N. Oracle & W. Miracle Mile. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Community Outreach Program for the Deaf (COPD), 268 W. Adams, Tucson, 85705.
Guerrero, Richard G., died on November 28, 1996. There will be a Memorial Mass on Monday, December 9, 1996 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of all Saints, 2915 E. 36th St. All his family and friends are invited to attend.
LUNA, Concepcion C., 81, of Tucson, passed away November 29, 1996. Preceded in death by husband, Sam B. Luna, Sr.Survived by children, Trini (Ramon) Espino, Norma (Tom) Lopez, Sam (Olga) Luna, Gus Luna, Ernie (Angie) Luna; brothers, JoeCardenas and Manuel Cardenas; nephews, Joe (Lorraine) Ballesteros and Hector Cardenas and other nephews and nieces of Martinez, CA. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 3, 1996 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at ARIZONA MORTUARY CHAPEL, 7 E. University Blvd. Funeral Mass will be Wednesday, December 4, 1996 at 9:00 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church, 602 W. Ajo Way. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Carondelet Hospice, 1802 W. St. Mary’s Rd, Tucson, AZ 85745. Arrangements by ARIZONA MORTUARY.
MAGRADY, Evelyn M., 74, of Tucson, was born in Chicago, IL,February 12, 1922, went to be with the Lord on November 29, 1996. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, James J. Magrady. Beloved mother of Carole (John) Passananti of Tucson; James R. (Roberta) Magrady of Chicago; Suzanne (Larry) Hochwert of Tucson; Thomas G. (Peggy) Magrady of Elmhurst, IL; Ronald J. (Kathy) Magrady of Tucson; Luci (Don) Graves of Tucson; Maureen (Wayne) Inman of Tucson. Fond grandmother of 23 and great-grandmother of 12. Special family friends, Dan Santa Maria, Larry Joy, Adeline Garbie, Rena Cobb, and Nick Stathopoulos. Prior tomoving to Tucson, Evelyn was a longtime volunteer at Cook County Hospital Burn Center in Chicago. Friends may call Monday, December 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, 2545 N. Tucson Blvd., (one block North of Grant). There will be a Vigil Service at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 3 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church, with Fr. Richard Kingsley officiating. Interment will follow at Our Lady Of The Desert Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Arizona Cancer Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ 85724. Directed by VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, 327-6341.
MARVILL-MILLER-BESON, Buelah B., died of natural causes in Tucson, AZ on Saturday, November 30, 1996. She was 87. A long time State of Michigan employee, she taught in the public school system in Pickford, Sault Ste. Marie and Bay City. Mrs.Miller-Marvill retired in 1972, married Dudley Marvill of Grand Rapids and moved to that city. Following Mr. Marvill’s death in 1977, she moved to Green Valley, AZ and was active and a founding member of the Valley Presbyterian Church. Her later years were spent in Tucson. She is survived by two children, Carl Miller of Tucson and Elizabeth Elling of Ann Arbor, MI; four grandchildren, Kirstin Elling of Chicago, Karin Elling ofAtlanta, GA, C. Wade Miller of Tucson and Alura Koleas of Laguna Neigel, CA; two great-grandchildren, Kathleen and Davis Koleas of Laguna Neigel; also a host of cousins, nieces and nephews of Bay City. Funeral Service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church of Bay City, MI on Thursday, December 5 at 2:00 p.m. Burial of her ashes will follow immediately at Oak Ridge Cemetery next to her late husband, Dr. Stanley A. Miller. Her children wish her to be remembered by one or two of her many loves; simple cards and flowers.Arrangements by EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY.
MCKENZIE, Douglas E., 75, passed away November 30, 1996. Survived by wife, Phyllis; sons, Robert (Dora) McKenzie of Fenton, Michigan, Lorne (Kathy) McKenzie of Tucson, Lynn (Janice) McKenzie of South Lyon, Michigan; daughter, Denise (Robert) Burnham of Las Vegas, NV; sons, Glenn McKenzie, Jeffrey McKenzie and Jerome McKenzie, all of Las Vegas, NV; stepchildren, Michael, Edward, Thomas, David Laier, all of Michigan and Susan Rey and Judy Trudeau of Michigan and Kathy Laier of Tucson; 35 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and brother, Don (Mae)McKenzie of Tucson. Mr. McKenzie was past commander and member of American Legion Post 109, Vail, AZ. Memorial Service 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, at Shrine of St. Rita Church, Vail, AZ. Arrangements by Hudgel’s SWAN FUNERAL HOME.
MILLS, Angelita, 82, of Tucson, passed away November 30, 1996. Survived by many beloved nephews and nieces and four grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 5, 1996 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at TUCSON MORTUARY, (North Chapel), 204 S. Stone Ave. Mass will be offered Thursday, 10:00 a.m., St. Johns. Interment at Holy Hope Cemetery.
MOORE, Lois Virginia (Kirby), 76, of Tucson, beloved wife and mother, passed away suddenly November 26, 1996. Survived by husband, Col. Milton R. Moore, Ret.; son, Stephen R. Moore, both ofTucson; sister-in-law, Mrs. Benjamin Nields, III of Rye, New York; and nephew, Benjamin Nields, IV of Washington, D.C. She was preceded in death by mother, Edith May (Tarr) Kirby and father, Chauncey Munch Kirby. Lois was born January 16, 1920 in Chicago Heights, IL and moved to Tucson as a child. She was a graduate of Tucson High in 1937 and the University of Arizona in 1941. She was a founding member of the Desert Club, a member of Kappa Alpha Theta and a member of the Junior League, and on the Board of Directors at St. Lukes Home for Women. Funeral Services will be heldThursday, December 5, 1996 at St. Phillips in the Hills Episcopal Church, Campbell Ave. and River Rd. at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Lukes Home, Inc. 615 E. Adams, Tucson, AZ 85705 or the charity of choice. Arrangements by ARIZONA MORTUARY.
MOYER, Otha Wilbur, February 25, 1921 to December 1, 1996. Otha Wilbur Moyer was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Maggie Moyer of Clyde, Ohio, and Munson, Michigan; by his brothers Lenard, Leo, Cleo and Oakley Moyer, his first wife Minnie Mae Smith and his eldest son James Otha Moyer. Otha Wilbur is survived by his wife, Stella Juanita Moyer of Tucson; great aunt Deltha Cox of Hudson. MI; brothers, Russell Moyer of Homer, MI and Kenneth Moyer of Techuncea, MI; sisters, Gertrude Keefer of Morenci, MI and Dorothy Munsell of Hudson, MI; children, Doris Lambright of Hudson, MI, Linda Jacoby Groin of Eaton Rapids, MI, Walter Joseph Moyer of Litchfield, MI, Barbara Emens of Waldron, MI, Mary Pate of Litchfield, MI, Ray Edward Moyer of Allen, MI, Betty Hargrove of Reading, MI, Delores VanDussen of Holland, MI, Carolyn Pankhurst Norris of Litchfield, MI and Kathy Moyer-Bustillos of Yuma, AZ. Otha had 33 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He was a farmer and truck driver who lived in Hillsdale and Lenawee County. He moved to Tucson in 1980 and is a member of Victory Baptist Church. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 4 at BRING’S MEMORIAL CHAPEL with Rev. Doug Reava and Rev. Edward Vernon officiating. Interment in Morenci, MI. Friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 3 at BRING’S MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 236 S. Scott.
PAPSON, Jeanne T., 78, died December 2, 1996. Wife of Steve Papson of Tucson; mother of Linda Manninoartis of Tucson, Steven Papson of NM and Peggy Wiggins of Tucson; sister of Katie Sicoli of NV, Mary Munoz of FL, Terry Chaimowitz of NY, John Frascella of CA and Pat Frascella of ME; four grandsons; two granddaughters; four great-grandsons; three great-granddaughters and many nieces and nephews also survive. Mass will be offered 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 5, 1996 at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, 1800 S. Kolb Rd., with Msgr. Thomas Cahalane officiating. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Rosary will be recited 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 1996 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL and friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 4 at BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Our Mother of Sorrows Endowment Trust Gifts, 1800 S. Kolb Rd., Tucson 85710 would be appreciated.
RAYMOND, Marie E., 86, passed away November 22, 1996. Her husband, Tony Raymond, died 11 years ago. Marie will be missed by her many caring friends. Thanks to the dear friends who attended the Graveside Session November 29, 1996 at Holy Hope Cemetery.
SCHINDEL, Dorothy H. Forsythe Jenkins, 82, of 615 Laurel Lake Dr., Tryon Estates, Columbus, NC, died Thursday, November 14, 1996 in Tyron Estates. Born in Stockbridge, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Runa Grace Hall Hubert. She was a former member of Skyline Country Club in Tucson, Arizona. Mrs. Schindel was a member of Tryon Country Club and the Ladies Golf Association. She was also a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Tucson, Arizona. She was the widow of Carl W. Forsythe and Read Jenkins. Surviving include her husband, Philip W. Schindel; two sons, Gregory H. Forsythe of Flemington, NJ and Thomas A. Forsythe of Shreveport, LA; one daughter, Katherine A. Krauss of Cincinnati, OH; one brother, Forrest B. Hubert of Birmingham, Michigan; also six grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13, 1996 in the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Burial was in White Chapel Cemetery in Troy, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 421 N. Trade Street, Tyron, NC 28782. Arrangements courtesy of McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, NC.
SIMS, Irene Maxine, 80, passed away Sunday, December 1, 1996, in Snowflake, Arizona. She was born in Clarion, Iowa and married Herbert Wendell Sims November 16, 1937. They were farmers in Iowa until 1953 when they moved to Arizona. She was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. She is survived by two sons, Gerald M. Sims of Snowflake and Rodney W. Sims of Tucson; seven daughters, Gwen I. Dunbar of Show Low, Christine M. Edmiston of Tucson, Rita A. Byrd of Lakeside, Peggy L. Scully of Tucson, Gail Marie Johnson of Albuquerque, NM, Deborah M. Heath of Lakeside, Wendellia J. Sullivan of Marana; one brother, Irvin Odland and one sister, Harriet Kruse, both of Iowa; 31 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert W. Sims and a daughter, Kathleen K. Sims. Memorial Service will be held Thursday, 10:00 a.m. EVERGREEN MORTUARY & CEMETERY, N. Oracle & W. Miracle Mile.
SKIBIK, Mary C., 87, died December 1, 1996. Arrangements by BRING’S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway.
SMALLHOUSE, Kingston J., 92, passed away on November 30, 1996, after a lengthy illness. A native Arizonan, he was born on July 29, 1904 and attended Phoenix Union High School and the University of Arizona. In 1931 he married Margaret Bayless who predeceased him in 1967. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Morrison Smallhouse; sons, Charles (Nancy) of Oracle, AZ, John (Mary) of Redington, AZ and stepson, J. Denman (Mary) Morrison of Mercer Island, WA; grandchildren, David(Sarah) of Alamos, Sonora and Tucson, Daniel of Sacramento, CA, Mark of Los Altos, CA, Elizabeth of Scottsdale and Andrew of Redington. Also surviving are great-grandchildren, Thomas and Laura of Alamos and Tucson. While attending the University, Mr. Smallhouse, played on the varsity Polo Team and was a member of Beta Chi fraternity, now Beta Theta Pi. He was a long time member of the Tucson Rodeo Parade Committee and was the Grand Marshall in 1981; he also was the most senior member of the Tucson Rotary Club. Mr. Smallhouse helped found the Triange YMCA Camp in Oracle and the Skyline Country Club in Tucson. He was the owner/manager of the Carlink Ranch in Redington, which specialized in raising high quality Hereford beef cattle. As a cattle rancher and an early member of the Arizona Cattle Growers Association, he was a pioneer of new methods in range conservation and management and, as such, he was the founder of the Redington National Resources Conservation District. His other memberships included: Tucson YMCA Board, U of A Lettermen’s and President’s Clubs, Arizona Historical Society, the Old Pueblo Club and several Tucson Medical Center fund raising committees. Services will be held on Thursday, December 5, 1996 at 3:00 p.m. at the BRING’S MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 236 S. Scott, with the Rev. Keith Kreitner officiating. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to UofA Foundation, Kingston J. Smallhouse Scholarship Fund for the benefit of the College of Agriculture, 1111 N. Cherry Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721 or your favorite charity.
VEGA, Guillermina C., 38, died Saturday, November 30, 1996. Survivors include husband; three children; four brothers; two sisters; mother and father. Friends may call at ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, from 7:00 to 9:00 with Rosary at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 1996. Mass will be at Santa Cruz Catholic Church, November 5, 10:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to service, with Father Back officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd. (at Speedway).
ZABOROWSKI, Lawrence B. ”Larry”, 71, passed away November 16, 1996. Burial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday December 6th at The National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix. Arrangements by TUCSON MORTUARY.