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Mohave County Obituaries
Kingman, Mohave County, Arizona

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Kingman Daily Miner – Sunday, September 17, 2000
BETTY CLABAUGH

Betty Clabaugh died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 in Kingman. She was 70. Mrs. Clabaugh was born Jan. 13, 1930 in Sheridan, Wyo. She was a bookkeeper.

Mrs. Clabaugh is survived by her husband, Donald Clabaugh of Kingman; three sons, Bruce Clabaugh of Denver, Rick Clabaugh of Green River, Wyo., and Bob Clabaugh of Big Horn, Wyo.; one sister, Dixie Bahr of Sheridan, Wyo.; one brother, John Norskog of Kingman; three grandchildren and several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Darlene.

A graveside service will be held for Mrs. Clabaugh at Sheridan Municipal Cemetery in Sheridan, Wyo., but the date and time is not being announced.

Desert View Funeral Chapel is handling local arrangements.

The family has requested donations be made to the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.

CLIFFORD HARLON HUGGINS

Clifford Harlon Huggins died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000 in Kingman, He was 82. Mr. Huggins was born Dec. 12, 1917 in Shirley, Ark. He was a carpenter who resided in Kingman for 33 years, and a member of First Pentecostal Church of God in Kingman.

Mr. Huggins is survived by three sons, Harlon and Clifton Huggins of Kingman, and James "Red" Huggins of Newport, Va.; six daughters, Margie Heritage of Phoenix, Barbara Byrley of Prescott Valley, Carolyn Wood of King City, Calif., Edith McFerrin, Sue Kellogg and Marilyn Hardin all of Kingman; one brother, Carlos Huggins of Clinton, Ark.; 29 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, one brother and one great great grandchild.

Visitation for Mr. Huggins will be conducted from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 18, 2000 at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. A service will be held at First Pentecostal Church of God on Castle Rock Road with Rev. Owen Schultz officiating at 10 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 19, 2000. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
 
 

Kingman Daily Miner – Tuesday, September 19, 2000
JUNE MARIE LEE

June Marie Lee died Monday Sept. 18, 2000, in Kingman. She was 72. Mrs. Lee was born Jan. 14, 1928, in Pitcairn, PA. She moved to Kingman from Riverside, Calif., 10 years ago. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Lee is survived by: two daughters, Barbara Ann Speer of Kingman and Jaqueline Irene Laubenthal of Copley, Ohio; one son, Douglas Craig Lee of Kingman; a sister, Edna Mae McWhinney of Pitcairn, PA; a brother, Edward Wampler of Prince Rupert, Canada; five grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

Burial will be at Crestlawn Memorial in Riverside, Calif.

Kingman Daily Miner – Wednesday, September 20, 2000
JANE CLEAR CARROLL

Jane Clear Carroll died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000 in Kingman. She was 87. Mrs. Carroll was born Nov. 23, 1912 in Altoona, PA. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Macy’s Catholic Church.

Mrs. Carroll is survived by; two daughters, Jane Halloran of Wooster, Mass., and Morgan Carroll Gunnoe of Kingman; four sons, John Carroll Jr. of Kingman, Matthew Carroll of Virginia Beach, VA., Mark Carroll of Kingman and William Luke Carroll, M.D., of Broomhall, P; 17 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by Andrea Carroll in 1963 and John A. Carroll Sr. in 1989.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father James Alling officiating. Cremation will be handled by Sutton Crematory. Memorial donations may be made to the Kingman Regional Medical Center Foundation.

JAMES I. KUZINS

James I. Kuzins, a resident of Dolan Springs, died Tuesday Sept. 19, 2000 in Kingman. He was 73. Mr. Kuzins was born Feb. 27, 1927, in St. Louis, MO. He worked in the automotive industry as a mechanic and service writer for 40 years until his retirement in 1987. He served in the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Kuzins is survived by; his wife, Anna Marie (Harbert) Kuzins; two sons; Dennis James Kuzins of Apple Valley, Calif., and Steven John Kuzins of Aurora, Colo.; two stepsons, Ronald Terry Ming of Montclair, Calif., and Christopher F. Winkler of Newport Beach, Calif.; three daughters, Valerie Jean Emerson of Talent, Ore., Joann Marie Ryan of Mission Viego, Calif., and Brenda Kaye Collins of Portland, Me.; one brother, Ernie Kuzins of Dolan Springs; 27 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; and on great great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ed Kuzins.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, 2000 at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Cremation will be handled by Sutton Cemetery.
 

Kingman Daily Miner – Thursday, September 21, 2000
HOMER J. METZGER

Homer J. Metzger died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2000, in Kingman. He was 76. Mr. Metzger was born Dec. 7, 1923, in Battle Creek, Mich. He worked as a supervisor for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Metzger was a Pearl Harbor survivor on the U.S.S. Pennsylvania, a member of Pearl Harbor Survivors Association and a member of the Pleasanton Living Trailer Club.

Mr. Metzger is survived by; his wife, June Carol (Shumake) Metzger of Kingman; a daughter, Jo Ann Wallace of Salt Lake City, Utah; a son, Steven Bowles of Jean, Nevada; one brother, Russell Metzger of Battle Creek, Mich; 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Stout, in 1969.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2000, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Ed Chappell will officiate. Cremation will be handled by Sutton Crematory.

Memorial donations may be made to Kingman Cancer Care, P.O. Box 561, Kingman, AZ 86402
 

HELEN JOANNE TIPTON

Helen Joanne Tipton died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000 in Kingman. She was 76. Mrs. Tipton was born Jan 22, 1924, in Lincoln, Ill. She moved to Kingman in 1956 from El Cajon, Calif. She worked as a clerk for both Mohave County and the City of Kingman.

Mrs. Tipton is survived by; two sons, Gerald Lee Tipton of Merritt Island, Fla., and Steven Scott Tipton of Tucson, AZ; a brother, Albert Bower of Concord, Calif.; six grandchildren; and one great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Field Tipton.

Funeral services were held Friday Sept. 15, 2000, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Rucker officiating. Burial was at Mountain View Cemetery.

Sunday, September 24, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

ROY L. PIERSON

Roy L. Pierson died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, in Kingman. He was 83. Mr. Pierson was born Aug. 23, 1917 in Nash, Okla. He had been employed as a carpenter for more than 50 years and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Pierson is survived by: his wife of 43 years, Delpha L. (McVey) Pierson of Kingman; four daughters, Donna Gordon, and Marilyn Nester, both of Washington, Ellen Wielding of Nevada and Rosie Jones of Arizona; three sons, Alvin Pierson and Marlin Pierson, both of Colorado, and Lonnie Pierson of Washington; two sisters, Wanda Buffalo of Arizona, and Alice Cooley of Colorado; two brothers, Fred Pierson of Colorado and Jay Pierson of New Mexico; 15 grandchildren; 154 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2000, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, also at Sutton. Pastor John Rose will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.

The family requests donations be made to Kingman Cancer Care, P.O. Box 561, Kingman, 86402

DONALD S. OWEN

Donald S. Owen died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000 in Wikieup. He was 54. Mr. Owen was born Nov. 7, 1945 in Kingman. He was a heavy equipment operator for the state of Arizona, and also worked for Duval Mine and the Ford Motor Company.

Mr. Owen is survived by: one daughter, Mary Rockford of Forest Grove, Ore.; one son, Dennis Owen of Truxton; two brothers, Ed Owen of Kingman and Dennis Owen of Phoenix; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son and two grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held in Wikieup at a later date. Sutton crematory is handling cremation arrangements.
 

Thursday, October 5, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner
 

RICARDO G. QUINTERO

Ricardo G. Quintero died Friday, Sept. 29, 2000 in Kingman. He was 71. Mr. Quintero was born June 28, 1929 in Scottsdale Ariz. He came to Kingman six years ago.

Mr. Quintero is survived by; his wife, Hirene; two daughters; one son; nine grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000.
 

CECIL A. BRADSHAW

Cecil A. Bradshaw died Tuesday Sept. 19, 2000, in Kingman. He was 81. Mr. Bradshaw was born Oct. 10, 1918 in Sherman, Texas. He moved to Kingman from Sacramento, Calif., 19 years ago. He worked as a truck driver with Crystal Creamery for 30 years. Mr. Bradshaw served in the U.S. Army as a searchlight operator.

Mr. Bradshaw is survived by; his wife of 38 years, Mary Lou Bradshaw; and two sons. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2000, at the Pentecostal Church of God on Eagle Drive.
 

Tuesday, October 10, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

BERTHA ESTELA ORTEGA

Bertha Estela Ortega of Kingman died Thursday, October 5, 2000, in Phoenix. She was 53. Mrs. Ortega was born May 11, 1947 in El Paso, Texas. She moved to Kingman 20 years ago. Mrs. Ortega worked for Jefferson High School and as an admitting representative at Kingman Regional Medical Center. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Mrs. Ortega is survived by; her husband, Mike Ortega Jr., of Kingman; one daughter, Wendy Renteria of Santa Teresa, N.M.; and two sons, Mike Ortega III of Casa Grande, and Marcos Ortega of Chandler.

Funeral services and burial will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2000, in El Paso, Texas. Martin Funeral Home is handling the funeral.

CHRISTINA MARCIA BURCHAM

Christina Marcia Burcham died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000 in Kingman. She was 16. Christina was born Oct. 2, 1983 in Bullhead City. She was a student at Kingman High School and lived in Kingman all her life.

Christina is survived by; her mother, Virginia Allen of Kingman; three fathers, Harold Allen of Kingman, Michael Burcham of Florida and Bobby Morrow of Bullhead City; four brothers, Robert Burcham of Las Vegas, Nev., Caleb Allen of Kingman, Harley Allen of Kingman and Jesse Burcham of Florida; five sisters, Adele Andrysiak of Kingman, Tonya Goodale of Reno, Nev., Lisa McAtee of Florida, Crissy Allen of Idaho and Veronica Clark of California; and grandmother Norene Spradlin of Kingman.

Cremation was handled by Sutton Crematory.

ANTHONY R. "TONY" TRUDO

Anthony R. "Tony" Trudo died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000 in Kingman. He was 79. Mr. Trudo was born July 14, 1921, in Weirton, W. Va., where he worked for 15 years for Wheeling Steel.

He moved his family to Fontana, Calif. In 1958, and he worked for Ameron Steel in Etiwanda for 35 years before retiring.

He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. He also served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Trudo moved to Kingman in 1993.

Mr. Trudo is survived by; his wife, Hilda of Kingman, one son, Gregory of Kingman; one sister, Etta Mae Valenti of Tiltonsville, Ohio; one brother, Edward Trudo of Saint Clairsville, Ohio; one granddaughter and one grandson. His oldest son, Gene preceded him in death in 1990.

No services have been announced.

Tuesday, October 17, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner
 

VIRGINIA McALLISTER

Virginia McAllister died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, in Kingman. She was 80. Mrs. McAllister was born Aug. 21, 1920 in Parsons, Kan. She worked as a caregiver and was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Mrs. McAllister is survived by; two daughters, Arleen Bray of Kingman and Rhonda King of Sacranmento, Calif.; two sisters, Emma jean Kelly of Los Cruces, N.M., and Mary Kay Watts of Mayfield, Kentucky,; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today - Tuesday Oct. 17, 2000 at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 19, 2000, at Montecito Memorial Park in Loma Linda Calif. Billy Pratt will officiate.
 

SAMUEL L. ROSE, SR.

Samuel Lawrence Rose, Sr. died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, in Kingman. He was 73. Mr. Rose was born March 25, 1927 in Phoenix.

He served in the U.S. Navy in the south Pacific during World War II. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He married Lula Mae Brown on Oct. 14, 1948. They made their home in Buckeye until 1972, when they moved to Kingman.

Mr. Rose had worked as a contract painter for Shuffler & Curley for many years and retired from Charlie Orr Construction in 1992.

Mr. Rose is survived by; his wife of 52 years, Lula of Kingman; two sons, Jim Rose of Phoenix and Sam Rose Jr. of Buckeye; one daughter, Jackie Whitlow of Redding Calif.; one brother, Ray Rose of Kingman; two sisters, Mickey Killman and Virginia Zellner of Camp Verde; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, Jack Rose.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000 at Hilltop Foursquare Church with Rev. Norm Taylor officiating.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000 at the Western Gateway Church with Rev. Charlie Clayborn officiating.

Burial will be in Louis B. Hazelton Cemetery in Buckeye. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Foundation.
 

Wednesday, October 18, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

KENNETH PARKER

Kenneth Parker, a Peach Springs resident, died Sunday Oct. 15, 2000, in Bullhead City. He was 93. Mr. Parker was born June 10, 1907, in Sandy. He was a rancher.

A widower, Mr. Parker is survived by; three daughters, Cleo Santistevan, Jackie Manakaja and Sophie Welsh, all of Peach Springs; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at the Hualapai Tribal Gym. Funeral services will be held in the same location at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000, with Arnold Powsey officiating. Burial will be in Limestone Cemetery in Peach Springs.

Thursday, October 19, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

ALFRED IVAN STEELE

Alfred Ivan Steele of Peach Springs died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, in Kingman. He was 49. Mr. Steele was born May 19, 1951 in Owyhee, Nev. He was a rancher. He worked for the Hualapai Tribal Herd and District Four Enterprises.

Mr. Steele moved to Peach Springs from Nevada, and he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Mr. Steele is survived by; his wife, Josephine (Uqualla) Steele of Peach Springs; three daughters, Lorinda Steele and Aristh J. Steele, both of Peach Springs, and Lyla A. Pete of Gardnerville, Nev.; stepdaughter Cindy Uqualla of Peach Springs; five sisters, Ruby Rides at the Door, of O & U Undergust of W. Valley City, Utah, Irene Steele of O & U Reservation, Utah, and Helen Steele of Wendover, Nev.; four brothers, Herbert Steele, Chester Steele and Samuel Steele, all of the O & U Reservation, Utah, and Francisco Steele, of Leupp; one grandchild; 14 nieces and 13 nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Leota Steele, and three brothers, Edmond, Jesse and Ray Steele.

Visitation will be on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, at Peach Springs. Funeral services will be held at a later date at the Ute Indian Cemetery.
 

TEDDY "TED" RAYMOND WAITS, SR.

Teddy "Ted" Raymond Waits, Sr., died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2000, in Kingman. He was 68. Mr. Waits was born April 20, 1932, in Curtis, Frontier County, Neb., to the frontier family of Fred R. and Calista Mae Wood Waits. He spent his early years on the family homestead. He served nine years in the U.S. Army, where he was a sergeant in the military police in Korea, Japan, France and Germany. After leaving the service, he moved to Kearney, Neb., in 1960, when he joined the police force there.

He has been a resident of Kingman for six years. Mr. Waits is survived by; his wife, Yvonne Waits of Kingman; a daughter, Jennifer Schmit of Alma, Neb.; two sons, Teddy R. Waits, Jr. of Helena, Mont., and Paul Waits of Brighton, Colo., three stepdaughters, Sophia Delgado of Salinas, Calif., Anna Edwards of Kingman and Julia Arrey of Salinas, Calif., six sisters, LaVonne Linnemeyer of Post Falls, Idaho, LaVeeda Linnemeyer of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, LaVay Phillips of Lincoln, Calif., Patsy Clark of Post Falls, Idaho, Freda Ray Wiseman of Missoula, Mont., and Marilyn House of Salem, Ore.; and 10 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will be in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, Nev.

Monday, October 23, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

LENA SLAUGHTER

Lena Slaughter died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000, in Kingman. She was 92. Mrs. Slaughter was born Feb. 12, 1908 in Globe, AZ. She moved to Mohave County in 1915. She retired from Central Commercial in 1970 after 25 years.

Mrs. Slaughter is survived by; one daughter, Irma England of Kingman; one son, Carl Newberry of Tonopah, Nev.; one sister, Bertha Skinner of Kingman; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Hap Slaughter, who died in 1996.

Visitation will be held at 4 p.m. today - Monday Oct. 23, 2000 - at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2000, at Mountainview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Mohave Museum of History & Arts.

WILLIAM PAUL WOOD

William Paul Wood, a Golden Valley resident, died Sunday, Oct. 29, 2000 in Kingman. He was 80. Mr. Wood was born Mar. 5, 1920 in Henrietta, Okla. He was a farmer and had served in the U.S. Air Force.

Mr. Wood is survived by; his wife, Minnie Mae (Holden) Wood, of Golden Valley; two daughters, Marlene Leaton of Ontario, Ore., and Darlene Huggins of Kingman; two sons, Bill Wood of King City, Calif., and Stacy Wood of Kingman; a brother, Kenneth Wood of Henrietta, Okla., 22 grandchildren; and 52 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday Nov. 2, 2000 at Mountain View Cemetery.
 

ROBERT ZIMMERMAN

Robert Zimmerman of Scottsdale died Thursday Oct. 26, 2000. He was 74. Mr. Zimmerman was born April 27, 1926 in Scottsdale.

He graduated from Scottsdale High School in 1944 and joined the U.S. Navy, serving as an electrician third class.

He followed in the family dairy business started by his father in 1923 in Scottsdale.

Mr. Zimmerman retired from the Salt River Project Board after more than 10 years of service.

He was a member of the Holy Name Society, treasurer of the St. Vincent de Paul Society and a member of the Knights of Columbus Father Novatus No. 4426.

He was also a member of American Legion Sipes-Peterson Post No. 44 of Scottsdale, the Cholla Bay Sportsman Club and a second-generation member of the United Dairyman Association.

Mr. Zimmerman is survived by; his wife of 52 years, Verna; a sister, Mary Jane Lewis of Scottsdale; three sons, bill of Queen Creek, Steve of Flagstaff, and Robert of Illinois; four daughters, Carolyn of Apache Junction, Marge Anderson of Scottsdale, Mary Pena of Chandler and Lori of Chandler; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Hal.

Visitation was held and a Rosary said on Monday Oct. 30, 2000, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Scottsdale. Funeral Mass was said today - Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2000 - at the same location. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery in Phoenix.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of O.L.P.H. or to the American Heart Associations.
 

FRANK K. MOORE

Frank K. Moore a former Kingman resident, died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2000 in Hemet, Calif. He was 72.

Mr. Moore was born Aug. 29, 1928 in riverside, Calif. He worked as a sales clerk for Simon Rentals in Monrovia, Calif. For four years prior to moving to Kingman.

He lived in Kingman for 10 years and enjoyed jewelry making at Mohave Community College. He also enjoyed gold prospecting, rock hounding, fishing and hunting. He served in the U.S. Army as a corporal in the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II.

Mr. Moore is survived by; his wife of 35 years, Gerrie Moore of Hemet; one son, Rick Roberts of Bullhead City; one daughter, Pamela Bishop of Bullhead City; a sister, Joan Palmer of Kingman; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one nephew.

Private services have been held. Burial will be at Riverside National Cemetery.

Wednesday, November 1, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

MYRTLE A DeVOE

Myrtle A. DeVoe died Monday Oct. 30, 2000 at Desert Highlands Care Center. She was 83.

Mrs. DeVoe was born March 19, 1917 in Big Timber, Mont. She moved to Mohave County 38 years ago from Ogden, Utah. Here, she lived in Kingman and Hackberry.

Mrs. DeVoe worked for the Spic & Span Laundry in the 1960's and 1970's and she was owner of the Road Runner Gift and Hobby Shop until moving to Hackberry in 1978. She was a active member of that community.

Mrs. DeVoe is survived by; five daughters, Janice Taylor of Logandale, Nev., Rosemary Bruce of Kingman, Carlene Cabrales of Las Vegas, Nev., Shirley Sjoberg of Hooper, Utah, and Jane Benavidez of Kingman; two sons, Richard L. DeVoe of North Ogden, Utah, and Marlin L. DeVoe, Jr. of Kingman; stepdaughter Dorothy Stinson of Florissant, Colo.; 35 grandchildren; and approximately 120 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Marlin L. DeVoe, Sr., and her daughter, Nancy Cole of Clinton, Utah.

Private services will be held in Ogden, Utah at "Sermon on the Mount" where she will be buried next to her husband. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, (800) 773-7840.
 

MARY HELEN LINGENFELTER

Mary Helen Lingenfelter of Rochelle, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 30, 2000 in Dixon, Ill. She was 101.

Mrs. Lingenfelter was born Mar. 26, 1899 in Manilla, Iowa to William Franz and Mary Jeannette (Blue) Graham. She married Fred B. Lingenfelter in Perry, Iowa, on Aug. 28, 1922. She was a member of the Bondurant Christian Church in Bondurant, Iowa. In 1922 she was graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in home economics. She attended Drury College in Springfield, Mo., for one year prior to attending Iowa State University. She was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority and a member of the Mortar Board Society. Mrs. Lingenfelter was a former member and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary in Bondurant, Iowa, and secretary of the Bondurant Christian Church for 10 years during the building of the church. Other groups of which she was a member included the PEO Sisterhood of Rochelle, Daughters of the American Revolution, Rochelle Chapter, Iowa State Alumni Association and the Hub City Senior Citizens.

Mrs. Lingenfelter is survived by; one daughter, Mary Jeanne May of Rochelle, Ill.; one son, Dr. John G. Lingenfelter of Kingman; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; and three step great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred B. Lingenfelter, On Oct. 6, 1985.

Visitation will be held today - Wednesday Nov. 1, 2000 - from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Unger-Horner Funeral Home in Rochelle, Ill. Funeral services with an additional hour of visitation prior to the service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday Nov. 3, 2000, at Bondurant Christian Church in Bondurant, Iowa, with the Rev. Jerry Thordson officiating. Burial will be in Bondurant Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Bondurant Christian Church or the Hub City Senior Citizens of Rochelle.
 

Thursday, November 2, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner
 

WALTER LEE SIEGFRIED

Walter Lee Siegfried died Monday, Oct. 30, 2000 in Kingman. He was 49. Mr. Siegfried was born Dec. 18, 1950 in Royal Oak, Mich. He came to Kingman 11 years ago from California. He was a mechanic.

Mr. Siegfried is survived by; his mother, Dora Stogsdill of Kingman; three brothers, Gary Siegfried, Darryl Siegfried and Alan Siegfried; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Hualapai Mountain by Pastor Norm Taylor. Guests should meet at Hilltop Foursquare Church, 2215 Emerson Ave., at 2 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 4, 2000, for a procession to the services.
 

Sunday, November 5, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

MABLE E.H. WARLICK

Mable E. Henrichs Warlick died Monday, Oct. 30, 2000 in Kingman. She was 95. Mrs. Warlick is survived by; one sister, Alice Caldwell of Duluth, Minn., three stepchildren, Eileen DeBoer of Duluth, Marge Johnson of California and Richard Henrichs of Washington; several nieces and nephews; and several stepgrandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (CST) at Dougherty Funeral Home in Duluth, Minn. Burial will be in Oneota Cemetery in Minnesota.

JOHN C. ADAMS

John C. Adams died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2000 in Phoenix. He was 77. Mr. Adams was born May 21, 1923 in Yuma, Colo. He retired from the military and was formerly employed by Mohave County.

A Kingman resident for 22 years, Mr. Adams was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Eagles.

Mr. Adams is survived by; one sister, Shirley Ostrander of Phoenix; one brother, Dusty Adams of Williams' and one son, Michael J. Adams of McNary.

Mr. Adams will be cremated and interred at a later date at Mountain View Cemetery in Kingman.

JOAN C. TRATHEN

Joan C. Trathen died Friday, Nov. 3, 2000 in Kingman. She was 66. Mrs. Trathen was born Sept. 22, 1934 in Placerville, Calif. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Trathen is survived by; her husband, Al Trathen of Kingman; three sons, David Trathen and Larry Trathen of Blythe, Calif., and Richard Trathen of Glasgow, Mont.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation for Mrs. Trathen will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday Nov. 6, 2000 at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. The Rev. Robert Cutlipp will conduct the funeral service for Mrs. Trathen at 2 p.m. on Tuesday Nov 7, 2000, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.
 

Monday, November 6, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

MICHAEL HARLEY KING

Michael Harley King, a Kingman resident, died Thursday Nov, 2, 2000 in Coconino County. He was 49.

Mr. King was born April 5, 1951 in Phoenix. He worked for the past eight years as an operator for the Mohave County Road Dept.

Mr. King is survived by; one daughter, Melissa King of Coon Rapids, Minn.; one son, Michael King of Coon Rapids, Minn.; and two sisters, Carla Kennedy of Phoenix, and Jane Pike of Colorado Springs, Colo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Martha and Carl King. His brother, Richard Arthur King, also died Nov. 2, 2000.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 7, 2000, at St. Johns United Methodist Church.

RICHARD ARTHUR KING

Richard Arthur King, a Kingman resident, died Thursday Nov. 2, 2000 in Coconino County. He was 47.

Mr. King was born Dec. 17, 1952 in Phoenix. He worked as a truck driver for McKee Foods.

Mr. King is survived by; his wife, Bonnie Kleiman of Kingman; two daughters, Brandy Brown of Phoenix, and Kathy Jane Williams; two sons, Wayne Steward of Coos Bay, Ore., and Richard King, Jr. of Phoenix; two sisters, Carla Kennedy of Phoenix, and Jane Pike of Colorado Springs, Colo., and six grandchildren. His son, Louis Kleiman King, and brother, Michael H. King, also died Nov. 2, 2000.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 7, 2000 at St. Johns United Methodist Church. Memorial donations may be made to Kingman Academy of Learning.

LOUIS KLEIMAN KING

Louis Kleiman King, a Kingman resident died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2000 in Coconino County. He was 13.

Louis was born Sept. 27, 1987 in Calcutta, India. He moved to Kingman from Oklahoma City, Okla., in 1993.

Louis was involved in Pop Warner Football; he was voted Most Improved in Red Devils Basketball; received the Mark Clark Outstanding Camper award at Citadel Summer Camp 2000; he received U.S. Space Camp Wings in 1999; was a orange belt at White Wind Tiger Foundation; and received a citizenship award and star student award, 1999-2000, at Kingman Academy of Learning.

Louis is survived by; his mother, Bonnie S. Kleiman of Kingman; and grandparents, Maurice and Elizabeth Kleiman of Brockport, N.Y., and grandmother Rachel Barkin of Fairport N.Y. His father, Richard Arthur King also died Nov. 2, 2000.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 7, 2000, at St. Johns United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kingman Academy of Learning.
 

Tuesday, November 7, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

LYNDALE LONGWITH KOB

Lyndale Longwith Kob died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2000 in Lynn Haven, Fla. She was 38. Mrs. Kob was born Nov. 15, 1961 in Burbank, Calif.

She moved to Mohave County 15 years ago from Southern California. Mrs. Kob graduated from Kingman High School in 1974, and she served 12 years as a U.S. Marine.

Mrs. Kob is survived by; her husband, Dennis Kob; two sons, Chris and John; her parents, Dale and Lottie Longwith of Bullhead City; three brothers, James Tabak of Kingman, Dan Simmons of Mohave Valley and Thomas Longwith of California; two sisters, Dehyle Covey of Bagdad and Tammar Longwith of California; her grandmother, Helen of California; and her mother Marilyn of California.

Funeral services will be held on Friday Nov. 10, 2000 at Davis Camp in Bullhead City. For service information call (520) 754-3867.

Friday, December 1, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

JENNIFER LYNN DAVIDSON

Jennifer Lynn Davidson, a former Kingman resident, died Sunday Nov. 19, 2000, in Provo, Utah, in an auto-pedestrian accident. She was 23.

Miss Davidson was born May 9, 1977, in Moscow, Idaho. She was a Kingman High School graduate.

At the time of her death, she was studying speech pathology as a junior at Brigham Young University. In high school, she was a member of the cross country and track teams in which she was a four-time varsity letter winner; she was a two-time varsity letter winner in basketball. She earned the coach's award for her outstanding performance in track.

During her lifetime, she lived in Cottage Grove, Ore., Moscow, Idaho, Kingman and Burley, Idaho. She had worked for J.B.'s Restaurant, on the Burley Golf Course summer crew and had been a special education teacher's assistant at Burley Junior High School.

Miss Davidson was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, had received her Young Women's Award and served in the Santiago, Chili mission from June 1998 until November 1999. She played the piano, enjoyed ice fishing and was interested in genealogy and family history.

Miss Davidson is survived by; her parents, Richard and Kathy Davidson; four brothers, Jeff Davidson and Jason Davidson, both of Rexburg, Idaho, Bruce Davidson of Boise, Idaho, Robert Davidson of Minot, N.D.; two sisters, Heather Boyack of Orem, Utah, and Katy Hopkins of Salt Lake City, Utah; and two grandfathers, Archie Christensen of Fillmore, Utah, and Jack Davidson of Alhambra, Calif. She was preceded in death by two grandmothers, Edna Christensen and Jennie Davidson.

Funeral services were held on Nov. 22, 2000, at the Burley West Stake Center of the Church of the Latter Day Saints, with Bishop Robert L. Ramsey officiating. Burial was in Fillmore, Utah.

Funeral arrangements were made by Rasmussen Funeral Home in Burley.

HELEN SCHLAFLEE

Helen Schlaflee died Thursday Nov. 30, 2000 in Kingman. She was 81. Mrs. Schlaflee was born June 25, 1919 in Atlantic Mine, Mich. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Schlaflee is survived by; her husband, Louis Schlaflee of Kingman; one daughter, Carole Glass of Las Vegas, Nev.; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one niece; and one nephew.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Sunday Dec. 3, 2000, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Pastor Ronald Fair will officiate. Sutton Crematory will handle cremation.

Memorial donations may be sent to: The Alzheimers Foundation, 919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1100, Chicago, Ill., 60611
 

Monday, December 4, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

ARDIS M. MASON

Ardis M. Mason died Nov. 29, 2000 in Kingman. She was 91. Mrs. Mason was born Ardis Margaret Malarkey on March 26, 1909, in Cleveland, Ohio. She attended the University of Texas, where she met Fred S. Mason, Jr. They were married Jan. 26, 1934 in Kingman.

She was a career Civil Service employee and retired from the Department of the Army in 1974. She loved to play the organ and has traveled the world with organ clubs and friends. A devout born-again Christian, she never joined a denominational church.

Mrs. Mason is survived by; one son, Daniel F. Mason of Uvalde, Texas; one sister, Esther J. McMahan of Kingman, and one brother, Don Malarkey of Signal Mountain, Tenn.

Viewing will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today - Monday Dec. 4, 2000 - at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday Dec. 5, 2000, at the same location. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
 

Tuesday, December 5, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner
 

ROBERT LEROY HUTCHINGS

Robert LeRoy Hutchings died Saturday Dec. 2, 2000, in Kingman. He was 61. Mr. Hutchings was born Aug. 25, 1939, in Cheboygan, Mich. He moved to Arizona from Michigan, and he had been a manager at the Basha's store in Bullhead City. He had also served in the U.S. Marines and was a member of Eagles Aerie No. 3744 in Kingman, Kingman Elks Lodge No. 468, the American Legion in Kingman, and the Marine Corps League Detachment No. 887, also in Kingman.

Mr. Hutchings is survived by; his wife, Robin Hutchings of Kingman, one daughter, Kimberly Aldrich of Prospect, Ohio; two sons, Jim Hutchings of Marion, Ohio and Troy Hutchings of Strongville, Ohio; two sisters, Norma Hickey and Lorraine McHaney, both of Bull Shoals, Ark; and four grandchildren.

No services will be held, and cremation will be handled by Sutton Crematory. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 2929 S. 48th St., Tempe, AZ 85282.

RUTH A SMITH-YEIDER

Ruth A. Smith-Yeider died Friday Dec. 1, 2000 at Lake Havasu City. She was 80. Mrs. Smith-Yeider was born Aug. 16, 1920 at San Antonio, Texas, and moved to Mohave County from California. She was a credit manager for an apartment complex and was a member of the Lake Havasu Church of the Nazarene. She had been active in the Torrance and Northridge, Calif., Church of the Nazarene.

Mrs. Smith-Yeider is survived by; her husband, Roy Yeider of Glendale; two daughters, Patricia Ruth Harrison of Mesa, and Kathleen Kay Stowe of Temecula, Calif.; one son, Carl Preston Smith of Wrightwood, Calif.; two sisters, Catherine Irwin of San Antonio and Mary Chinn of Austin, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Richard Daryl Smith, earlier this year, and a previous husband, the Rev. Floyd Preston Smith, in 1982.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday Dec. 6, 2000, at Lake Havasu Church of the Nazarene, 2700 N. Rainbow, with Pastor John Sweeney officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Covina, Calif.

DENISE K. NAGY

Denise K. Nagy died Saturday Dec. 2, 2000 at Meadview. She was 50. Mrs. Nagy was born Dec. 22, 1949 in Taft, Calif. She was last employed as a vice president in marketing for an insurance brokerage firm.

She retired in 1990. She had been raised in Oak Glen, Calif., and was graduated from Yucaipa (Calif.) High School.

She is survived by her husband, Alex Nagy of Meadview; a daughter, Karyn of California, her mother, Kelley of California; a sister, Paula, of California; and a brother, Alan of Texas.

Funeral services will be held at a later date at the VFW post in Meadview. Sutton Crematory will handle cremation. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2929 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85016.

ORVILLE RAY HENRY

Orville Ray Henry died Saturday Nov. 25, 2000. He was 67. Mr. Henry was born Aug. 23, 1933 and he had worked as a journeyman in high rise building construction.

Mr. Henry is survived by; five daughters, Cathy Cecil of Lompoc, Calif., Brenda Acosta of Bakersfield, Calif., Patricia Sassley of Bakersfield, Calif., Maureen McPherson of Franklin Square, N.Y. and Christine Diller of Garden City, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; his mother, Ninah Henry of Kingman; a sister, Lorene McAlester of Kingman; and two brothers, Kenneth Henry of Oakland, Calif., and Gerald Henry of Kingman.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday Dec. 6, 2000, at Assembly of God Church at Gordon and Melody with Pastor Byron E. Owens officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Center of Northern Arizona, 1329 N. Beaver, Flagstaff Arizona.

Wednesday, December 6, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner

SYLVIA FRANCES REDDICK

Sylvia Frances Reddick died Saturday Dec. 2, 2000, in Kingman. She was 85. Mrs. Reddick was born June 4, 1915 in Omaha, Neb. She had worked as a cashier.

Mrs. Reddick is survived by; one son, Harold Reddick of Sparks, Nev; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by; her husband, George C. Reddick.

No services will be held. Burial will be in Eternal Valley Cemetery, Newhall, Calif.

GERTIE B. LEE RENFROW HENRICKSEN

Gertie B. Lee Renfrow Henricksen of Golden Valley died Tuesday Nov. 21, 2000. She was 79. Mrs. Henricksen was born Oct. 1, 1921 in Ohio County, Kentucky. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Mrs. Henricksen is survived by; her husband, James T. Henricksen; one daughter, Sharon Lee Hertzig of Great Falls, Mont.; one son, James T. Henricksen Jr. of Kingman; one sister, Wilda Slack of Kingman; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Charles, Hallie, Donald, Bobby and Bill Renfrow; and two sisters, Lassie Schroeder and Janace Cannon.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday Nov. 24, 2000, at the LDS Church at 3180 Rutherford Drive.

Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the same location. Bishop Frank Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.

IRENE TOSTERUD

Irene Tosterud of Kingman died Monday Dec. 4, 2000, in Henderson, Nev. She was 70. Mrs. Tosterud was born Aug. 28, 1930 in Oregon. She was retired from a career as a dispatcher for law enforcement. She lived in Kingman for more than 11 years.

Mrs. Tosterud is survived by; three sons, Errol R. Tosterud of Phoenix, Geary Lee Tosterud of Phoenix, and Glen Richard Tosterud of Kingman; two sisters, Ila and Nelda, one brother, Elwin; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. on Sat. Dec. 9, 2000, at Palm Mortuary in Henderson, Nev. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at the same location.

Thursday, December 7, 2000, Kingman Daily Miner
PENNY KAY ATTEBERY

Penny Kay Attebery died Thursday Nov. 30, 2000 in Phoenix. She was 55. Mrs. Attebery was born April 9, 1945 in Battle Creek, Mich. She moved to Salem, Ore. where she lived for 18 years. She moved to Kingman in 1996 and worked for Mohave Wireless for the past five years.

Mrs. Attebery is survived by; her mother, Daisy Head; six children, Sherrie Keglar, Terrie Marsh, Larry Marsh, Gerrie Overturf, Jeston Holland and Cynthia Attebery; and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Jefferson Head and one sister, Shirley Jean Cooper.

Cremation was on Dec. 6 at Lowmans-Arizona Funeral Home. A private memorial service will be held at her Kingman home.

Kingman Daily Miner – Wednesday, December 27, 2000
OWEN M. DEROCHLE

Owen M. Derochle died Dec. 23, 2000, in Kingman. He was 89. Mr. Derochle was born June 17, 1911.

He is survived by; his wife, Estelle Derochle of Kingman; one sister, Faye Walpole; one brother, Forrest Derochle; and several nieces and nephews.

No services will be held. Cremated remains will be sent to relatives in Texas.

RANDALL KENT "RANDY" STOLL

Randall Kent "Randy" Stoll, a former Kingman resident, died Saturday Dec. 23, 2000, in Elk City, Okla. He was 52. Mr. Stoll was born Feb. 25, 1948, in Rapid City, S.D. He attended school in Piedmont, S.D., and moved to Kingman in 1963. He attended Kingman High School. He then moved in 1984 to Oklahoma, where in 1984 he became a quadriplegic as the result of an industrial accident.

Mr. Stoll is survived by; one son, Ronnie Stoll of Kingman; one daughter, Sherri Stoll of Sweetwater, Okla.; three stepchildren, Joe Andryziack of Kingman, Jaunna Benefield of Wheeler, Texas, and Richard Tharpe of Sayer, Okla.; seven grandchildren; four sisters, Darlene Mudlin, Merrillyn Smith and Cheryl Williamson, all of Rapid City, S.D., and Delores Brown of Kingman; and two brothers, Rudy Stoll and Richard Stoll, both of Piedmont, S.D. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Marion Stoll, three brothers, Duane, Ardell and Daren Stoll, and stepdaughter Gilletta Tharpe.

A memorial service will be held in Elk City, Okla., on Friday Dec. 29, 2000. A private cremation is planned. Burial will be in Rapid City, S.D.
 

Kingman Daily Miner – Thursday, December 28, 2000
ROY ALEXANDER WARD

Roy Alexander Ward died Monday Dec. 25, 2000, in Kingman. He was 83. Mr. Ward was born Aug. 28, 1917, in El Paso, Texas. He worked as an appliance service technician. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Lions Club.

Mr. Ward is survived by; one daughter, Margo Rusk of Dallas, Texas; one son, Roy C. Ward of Dallas, Texas; five sisters, Louise Kelt, Teddy Callens, Jean McClure and Patsy Cannon, all of Tucumcari, N.M., and Nancy Napier of Albuquerque, N.M.; one brother, Arthur Ward of Tucumcari, N.M.; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday Jan. 2, 2001, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Cremation will be handled by Sutton Crematory. Memorial donations may be made to charity.

Kingman Daily Miner – Friday, December 29, 2000
RAY UQUALLA

Ray Uqualla, a Supai resident, died Sunday Dec. 24, 2000 in Phoenix. He was 76. Mr. Uqualla was born Jan. 15, 1924 in Supai. He worked in construction.

Mr. Uqualla is survived by; his wife, Elizabeth (Jones) Uqualla of Supai; two daughters, Delphine Uqualla and Annette Uqualla, both of Supai; five sons Delner Uqualla, Terry Uqualla, Bemus Uqualla, Raynard Uqualla and Dushene Uqualla, all of Supai; two sisters, Isa Uqualla and Cora Roger, both of Supai; 24 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at 6 p.m. today, Friday Dec. 29, 2000 – at the multi-purpose building in Supai. Funeral services will be held at the same location at 10 a.m. on Sat, Dec. 30, 2000. Burial will be at Drift Fence in Supai.

CLARE DeLONG

Clare DeLong died Wednesday Dec. 27, 2000 in Kingman. She was 81. Mrs. DeLong was born April 9, 1919 in Philadelphia, PA, and came to Kingman four years ago from Niagara Falls, N.Y. She was a homemaker.

Mrs. DeLong is survived by; four sons, Donald G. DeLong and Charles I. DeLong, both of Kingman, and Frank R. DeLong and John V. DeLong, both of Las Vegas, Nev.; four grandchildren also survive.

No local services were announced. Burial will be in Beech Creek, PA.

RAYMOND BADILLA ESQUERRA

A Mass of the Resurrection will be said at 10 a.m. on Saturday Dec. 30, 2000, for Raymond Badilla Esquerra, 86, who died Thursday Dec. 21, 2000, in Kingman.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today – Friday Dec. 29, 2000, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. A Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. also at Sutton.

Mr. Esquerra lived in Kingman for 77 years and was self-employed in the construction and remodeling business.

DEBORAH LEE McALLISTER

Deborah Lee McAllister of Escondido, Calif., died Wednesday Dec. 27, 2000, in Kingman. She was 45. Mrs. McAllister was born Nov. 5, 1955 in San Diego, Calif.

She is survived by; her parents, David W. and Virginia Mae McAllister of Kingman; two sisters, Linda Abler of Kingman and Denise Dirkes of Pendleton, Ore., and one brother, Jeff McAllister of Anchorage, Alaska.

A memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 30, 2000, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home.

EVERETT M. KRAUSE

Everett M. Krause of Dolan Springs died Friday Dec. 22, 2000. He was 87. Mr. Krause was born April 4, 1913 in Sterling, Colo. He was the owner and operator of Everett’s Supper Club on the Boulder Highway and several other establishments in Henderson, Nev.

He was a member of the Henderson and Dolan Springs VFW, a member of the BPO Elks, the American Legion and the Shriner’s. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Krause is survived by; his wife, Jackie Krause of Dolan Springs; and one sister, Idabelle Rogers of Boulder City, Nev.

Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday Jan 2, 2001 at Palm Mortuary in Henderson, Nev. A memorial service will follow at 3 p.m. at the same location.

Burial will be in Palm Memorial Park in Henderson, Nev.

Kingman Daily Miner – Wednesday, January 3, 2001
JERRY LEE WYMAN

Jerry Lee Wyman died Monday Jan 1, 2001 in Kingman. He was 70. Mr. Wyman was born Aug. 13, 1930 in Homer Township, Michigan. He moved to Kingman five years ago from Fremont, Neb. He was retired from AT&T and the U.S. Army. During his service in the U.S. Army, he served in Korea.

Mr. Wyman is survived by; two sons, Clayton Wyman of Fremont, Neb., and Drew Wyman of Tennessee; three daughters, Hope Bassett of Fairfield, Texas, Dawn Foil of Saginaw, Texas and Tanya Holverson of Fremont, Neb.; three stepsons, Kent Merriman of Fremont, Neb., Roger Merriman of Omaha, Neb., and Terry Merriman of Grandforks, N.D.; one stepdaughter, Cheryl Holverson of Fairfield, Texas; 22 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

No services were announced.

Kingman Daily Miner – Sunday, January 7, 2001
CHARLEY R. WALDBAUM

Charley R. Waldbaum died Saturday Dec. 16, 2000 in Kingman. He was 75. Mr. Waldbaum was born May 2, 1925 in Elizabeth Township, Pa. He served in the U.S. Merchant Marines 1945-48, and was honorably discharged from the United States Army in 1955. He also was a master upholsterer and a member of the United International Upholsterers Union No. 15.

Mr. Waldbaum is survived by; his wife, George Y. Waldbaum of Kingman; one brother, Elmer H. Waldbaum of Somerset, Pa; one sister, Mildred E. Ammon of Latrobe, Pa.; seven stepchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A private family memorial service was conducted by the Rev. Walt Roberts. Cremation was handled by Sutton Crematory.

HAROLD FRASIER

Harold "Sarge" Frasier died Friday Jan 5, 2001 in Kingman. He was 83. Mr. Frasier was born Feb. 27, 1917 in Rice Lake, Wis. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, Korea and Vietnam and later worked in the aeronautics industry. He also was a member of the Shriners, Moose Lodge, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans.

Mr. Frasier is survived by; one son, Daniel H. Frasier of Golden Valley; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Frasier.

Visitation for Mr. Frasier will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 9, 2001 at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home with a memorial service to follow. Sutton Crematory is handling cremation.
 
 

Kingman Daily Miner – Wednesday, January 10, 2001
PATSY BUCCILLI SR.

Patsy Buccilli, Sr., of Kingman died Thursday Dec. 28, 2000, in Saginaw, Mich. He was 83. Mr. Buccilli was born Aug. 27, 1917 in Detroit, Mich., to his parents, Alexander and Maria (Dabaldo) Buccilli.

After working at Ford for 12 years, Mr. Buccilli opened a restaurant, "Elvitos", in 1957. He founded Buccillis Restaurants in 1971. In 1980 he retired and moved to Kingman from Clare, Mich. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Mr. Buccilli is survived by; his wife of 61 years, Mary (Lazero) Buccilli of Kingman; five daughters, Patricia Check of Clarkston, Mich., Nancy Dailey of West Branch, Mich., Susan Buccilli of Royal Oak, Mich., Rosemary Hornbrook of Kingman and Maria Pfeil of Yuma; two sons, Alexander Buccilli of Harrison, Mich., and Louis Buccilli of Prudenville, Mich.; 29 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. One son, Patsy Buccilli, Jr. preceded him in death in 1996.

Funeral services were held Jan. 2, 2001, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church on Houghton Lake in Michigan. Burial will be in St. Athanasius Cemetery in Harrison, Mich.

Funeral arrangements were handled by Steuernol & McLaren Funeral Home of Prudenville, Mich.

Kingman Daily Miner – Thursday, January 11, 2001
ARTHUR WAYNE FORMAN

Arthur Wayne Forman died Tuesday, Jan 9, 2001 in Kingman. He was 82. Mr. Forman was born March 29, 1918 in Mona, Utah, and had been employed as a truck mechanic. He served as a machinist’s mate in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Mr. Forman is survived by; five daughters, Beth Wheeler, Rose Forman, Corrine Schupp and Cheryl Esposito, all of Kingman, and Mary Moran of Sheboygan, Wis., four sons, Ray Forman, Pete Forman, Bill Forman and Thomas Forman, all of Kingman; two sisters, Enid Huffacher of Mountain Home, Idaho, and Donna Lambourner of Edmond, Wash.; two brothers, Raymond Jones and Melvin Jones, both of Jerome, Idaho; 32 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by; three children, Russell Forman, Patrick Forman and Elane Holley.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday Jan 12, 2001 at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home with services at 2 p.m. The Rev. Denis Cronkright will officiate. Cremation will be handled by Sutton Crematory.

Kingman Daily Miner – Friday, January 12, 2001
AILEEN ANN ROUNSEVILLE

Aileen Ann Rounseville died Wednesday Jan 10, 2001, in Kingman. She was 66. Mrs. Rounseville was born May 29, 1934 in Oakland, Calif. She moved to Kingman from California 31 years ago, and she was a homemaker.

Mr. Rounseville was co-founder of Kingman Aid to Abused People and served as a board member for Kingman Regional Medical Center. She received the 1996 Kingman Elks Public Service Award for her volunteer work with Kingman Aid to Abused People.

Mrs. Rounseville is survived by; her husband Eugene S. Rounseville, M.D. of Kingman; four daughters, Annette Rounseville of Kingman, Rosemarie Howorth of England, Yvonne Moulton of Colorado Springs, Colo., Theresa Rounseville of Martinez, Calif.; five sons, Chris Rounseville of Phoenix, Matthew Rounseville of Tucson, Andrew Rounseville of Tucson, Peter Rounseville of San Diego, Calif., and Victor Rounseville of Scottsdale; 16 grandchildren; two brothers, Peter Hegarty of gig Harbor, Wash., and Bill Hegarty of Nevada City, Calif.; and one sister, Maria Songey of Castro Valley, Calif.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday Jan. 14, 2001, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home and a Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at noon on Monday Jan 15, 2001, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Kingman Aid to Abused People.

ELEANOR BESSIE (TOOMAN) HARGROVE

Eleanor Bessie (Tooman) Hargrove died Sunday Jan 7, 2001, in Bowie Texas. She was 88. Mrs. Hargrove moved to Arizona from Houston, Texas, in the 1950’s with her husband, Athie Exra "Tex" Hargrove, to operate a café in Site Six, now Lake Havasu City. The couple later operated a restaurant in Yucca before retiring to Kingman.

Mrs. Hargrove is survived by; two daughters, Patricia Harris of Waller, Texas; four sons, Mel of Denver, Colo., Bob of Houston, Texas, Dan of Bullhead City and Tharon of Bakersfield, Calif.; 11 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild; two sisters, Bonnie Cammack and Wanda Ashby of Houston, Texas; and one brother, Norman Tooman of Bakersfield, Calif. Her husband of 53 years preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 1983.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday Jan 13, 2001, at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the same location. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to charity.
 
 

Kingman Daily Miner – Sunday, January 14, 2001
JIMMY MALLORY CHANDLER

Jimmy Mallory Chandler died Sunday Jan 7, 2001 in Kingman. He was 55. Mr. Chandler was born Oct. 9, 1945 in Temple, Texas. He was a signmaker and a musician.

Mr. Chandler is survived by; his wife, Laura Chandler of Kingman; two sons, Clinton Chandler of Austin, Texas, and Heath Chandler of Atlanta, Ga.; four daughters, Krystal Chandler of Austin Texas, and Yuvonne Sanchez, Alice Johnson and Bettina Johnson, all of Kingman; one brother, Ben Chandler of Temple, Texas; seven grandchildren, one great grandchild and several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, Deb and Ruth Chandler, and one sister, Yuvonne Chandler.

Funeral services for Mr. Chandler will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan 15, 2001, at the House of God’s Word, 414 Park Street in Kingman. Burial will follow at Chloride Cemetery.
 

Kingman Daily Miner – Monday, January 15, 2001
GREGORIA R. "LOLA" PEREA

Gregoria R. "Lola" Perea died Saturday Jan. 13, 2001 in Kingman. She was 83. Mrs. Perea was born March 12, 1917, in Hurley, N.M. She worked as a waitress. Mrs. Perea was also a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Mrs. Perea is survived by; six sons, Joie Perea, Max Perea, Paul Richard Perea, Gabriel John Perea and Orlando David Perea, all of Kingman; one brother, Angel Flores of Visalia, Calif.; 20 grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe John Perea, in 1975.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan 16, 2001, with a Rosary being said at 6 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home. Mass will be said at 10 a.m. on Wednesday Jan 17, 2001, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.
 

Kingman Daily Miner – Thursday, January 18, 2001
MARK EVAN AHLENE

Mark Evan Ahlene, a former Kingman resident, died Monday Jan. 15, 2001, in Penrose, Colo. He was 46. Mr. Ahlene was born Nov. 8, 1954, in Phoenix. He lived in Kingman for 21 years, attending Palo Christi Elementary School, Kingman Junior High School, and Kingman High School. He served in Vietnam in the U.S. Navy Reserves.

Mr. Ahlene is survived by; his mother, Joan Ahlene of Kingman; his father, Dr. Martin Ahlene of Kingman; and one brother, Eric Ahlene of Larkspur, Colo.

Services are pending. Memorial donations may be made to the Mohave Museum of History and Arts, 400 W. Beale St., Kingman, AZ 86401.
 

Kingman Daily Miner – Friday, January 19, 2001
GLORIA FAUCHER

Gloria Faucher died Tuesday Jan 16, 2001, in Kingman. She was 74. Mrs. Faucher was born Dec. 1, 1926 in Marsh, Mont. She moved to Kingman from Wickenburg eight years ago. She was retired from Safeway in Wickenburg.

Mrs. Faucher is survived by; five sons, David Mueller of Kingman, Steven Faucher of Wickenburg, James Faucher of Kingman, Dana Faucher of Kingman and Richard Faucher of Kingman; two daughters, Debra Mosley of Kingman and Linda Smith; one brother, Robert Cramer of Menomonie, Wisc.; 20 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren. Her husband, James Faucher preceded her in death.

Services are pending.



Kingman Daily Miner – Sunday, January 21, 2001

WILLIAM A. KLINGBEIL

William A. Klingbeil of Golden Valley died Tuesday Jan. 16, 2001 in Kingman. He was 80. Mr. Klingbeil was born Dec. 27, 1920 in Flint, Mich. He served in the United States Army during World War II, and moved to Mohave County 17 years ago from Prescott.

Mr. Klingbeil is survived by; one son, William R. Klingbeil of Golden Valley; three daughters, JoAnne Welle of Prescott Valley, Barbara Jacobson of Kingman, and Patti Frielink of Modesto, Calif.; grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A private service for Mr. Klingbeil was held Thursday Jan. 18, 2001 in Lake Havasu City. He was buried at Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens.
 

Kingman Daily Miner – Tuesday, January 23, 2001

SHARON HACKLEY

Long-time Kingman teacher Sharon Hackley died Friday afternoon. Hackley, 62, taught at Palo Christi School for 33 years, most recently fourth and fifth grades. She even attended the school herself as a youth.

Kingman Elementary School District Superintendent Betsy Parker said, "She was an icon in this town. She represented everything that was good in education in this community."

Hackley attended Portland State University, Northern Arizona University, Arizona State University and the University of Omaha. She also taught classes at Phoenix College, Mohave Community College and at Northern Arizona University.

Hackley mentored student teachers for several colleges in the state and served as a classroom supervisor to student teachers. She also taught Staff Development Academy courses for the elementary district.

A continuing education award will be given in her name annually for "Rookie of the Year" teachers, Parker said. "This will sustain her memory," Parker said. "She loved to supervise student teachers and was a great mentor to our young staff members."

As a teacher at Palo Christi, Hackley established three projects at the school; the Arizona Pioneer Classroom, a display showing materials, supplies and furniture from a 19th century classroom; the Palo Christi Nature Trail protects native wildlife, habitat and plants in a walking trail experience; the Arizona Experience allows visitors to experience Arizona Indian tribes as well as a paddleboat and amine display.

Hackley received many awards including the Christa McAuliffe Award, Women Making History Award, was National Science Foundation Teacher of the Year, won American Heritage Grants, was State of Arizona Ambassador for Excellence Teacher of the Year and other awards from National Geographic, Scholastic Magazine and Arizona Highways.

Hackley traveled throughout the world, including safaris in Africa for photography education, an educational exchange trip to Russia and was a contributing writer and photographer for National Geographic, Scholastic Magazine and Arizona Highways.

She was also active in the Lake Havasu Community Orchestra and was a board member of Clupper’s Organic Gardens, promoting organic, sustainable gardening practices.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Palo Christi in the school gymnasium.

She is survived by two children; son, Michael Joseph Hackley and Helen Lucille Hackley.

OPAL HELEN GATES

Opal Helen Gates died Saturday Jan. 20, 2001, in Kingman. She was 87. Mrs. Gates was born Sept. 4, 1914.

Mrs. Gates is survived by; her husband, William Jack Gates of Kingman; two daughters Ada M. Hein and Elda F. Harris, both of Kingman; one son, Kelse L. Plumb of Kingman; four grandchildren; four stepdaughters, Bobbie Gates, Barbara Steachers of Walla Walla, Wash., Linda Kiyabu of Riverside, Calif., and Eloise Subrsula of Minnesota; six stepgrandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Mrs. Gates was preceded in death by her parents, George and Josie Wilson of Arkansas; one brother, Ellis Wilson; and five sisters, Isabell Kingman and Eva Wilson, both of Arkansas, Ethel Foster of Joplin, Mo., Florence Floyd of Midland, Texas, and Ada Lash of Denver, Colo.; and dozens of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held today – Tuesday Jan. 23, 2001 – at noon, at St. Johns United Methodist Church. Pastor Robert Cutlipp officiated. Memorial donations may be made to St. Johns United Methodist Church Women, 1730 Kino Ave., Kingman Ariz., 86401.

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