John Marek, 80, of Sun City, died June 8, 2003. Mr. Marek was a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, Virginia. Sunland Memorial Park and Mortuary.
Dr. Robert D. Turpin, 86, of Sun City, a dentist, died May 29, 2003. Dr. Turpin was born in Grandview, Mo., and served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Irene.
Haru M. Roberts, 91, of Sun City died May 31, 2003. He was born in Illinois and was a department store bookkeeper. Menke Funeral Home.
Stanley A. Waltermire, 92, of Sun City, a sales engineer/heavy equipment, died May 27, 2003. Born in Wisconsin, Mr. Waltermire moved to Sun City in 1972. Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, Golden Door Chapel.
John Joseph McManamon, 69, of Sun City died May 29, 2003. Born in New York, he served as a licensed nurse. Menke Funeral Home.
Ralph A. Baxa, 88, of Sun City, died May 29, 2003. Born in Westchester, Ill., Mr. Baxa moved to Sun City in 1979. He was a U.S. Postal Service worker for 40 years until retiring in 1978. He is survived by his wife, Marcelle; two sons, Glen and Lee; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Sunland Mortuary.
Bernard Hirth, 86, of Sun City, died May 23, 2003. Born Oct. 13, 1916, in New York, N.Y., he served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a retired attorney. Survivors include his wife, Yvette; a son, Howard; a daughter, Linda Calder; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Esther. Sunland Lakeside Chapel.
Maude Jarmon Dabney, 89, of Youngtown, a homemaker, died May 23,2003. Menke Funeral Home.
Lloyd Ulf Nilsson, 78, of Sun City West, died May 25, 2003. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Nilsson was a retired international sales representative. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; two sons, Mark and John; six grandchildren; and brother, Stanley. Camino Del Sol Funeral Chapel.
Albert Richard Denny, Jr., 74, of Sun City West, died May 26, 2003. Born April 4, 1929, in Coal, Mo., Mr Denny worked in sales most of his life but also worked as an antique store owner and a street car driver. He belonged to the Sun City West F & AM Meridian Lodge, volunteered at Del E. Webb Memorial Hospital and was a member of the Sun City West Computer Club. Survivors include his wife, Eileen; three daughters, Linda, Sharon Dolson, and Alice Saubers; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild; one step-grandchild; a sister, Nancy; and several nieces and nephews. Camino Del Sol Funeral Chapel.
Dr. Richard C. Tolley, 83, passed away Feb. 11, 2003 in Sun Lakes. Services were held Feb. 19 at Fort Logan National Cemetery with full military honors and a 21-gun salute. Dr. Tolley was born on Christmas day, 1919, in Joliet, Ill., and was raised and went to school in Colorado Springs. He met his wife Petty in Washington, D.C., after graduating high school in Colorado. After graduating from Colorado State University's veterinary school, where three brothers had previously graduated, Dr. Tolley practiced in Englewood, Colo., for more than 35 years. There, he founded the Animal Hospital Center and Belleview Animal Clinic. He also served as a military intelligence officer in W.W.II and retired as a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army. After the war, he served in the Army of Occupation in Germany and later went to the Command and General Staff School at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. He was past president of the Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society and the Intermountain Veterinary Medical Association. He was an Honor Roll Gold Card member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and a Colorado Veterinary Medical Association member. He was also past president and life member of the Englewood Sertoma Club. Dr. Tolley is survived by his beloved wife Peggy of 62 years; daughter Barbara; grandson John (Kelly) Anton; two great grandsons, Robert and Michael; granddaughter Cindy and her son Nai-Nao John; a brother Dr. Robert Tolley of Williamsburg, Va., three widowed sisters-in-law, Betty and Ann Tolley and Ruth Case; and several nieces and nephews. Dr. Tolley and Peggy retired to Sun Lakes in 1990. Contributions in his memory may be made to: The School of Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University, P.O. Box 1870, Ft. Collins, Colo., 80522-2870.
Services for Esther Marie Arnone, 85, were held April 28 in Kent, Wash. Mrs. Arnone died April 23 in Renton, Wash. She and her husband Tony spent many winters in Sun Lakes. Mrs. Arnone was born and raised in Kent, and graduated from Meridian High School in 1935. She attended beauty school and worked as a beautician out of her home until she retired in 1970. In 1939, she married Ben Koski and the couple had two daughters, Kay and Joan. Joan passed away in 1960 and Ben two years later. In 1965, she married Tony Arnone and, alone with wintering in Sun Lakes, enjoyed many trips around the world. Their greatest joy was their grandchildren and being involved with their sports and other activities. After Tony's death in 1988, Mrs. Arnone continued to travel, often taking her daughter Kay. Mrs. Arnone leaves behind many happy memories with her daughter, Kay Thorsland, and son-in-law Keith. Survivors include: grandchildren JoDee Marlatt and husband Ed; Janell Torr and husband Troy; Grant Thorsland and wife Amy; Jackie Johnson and her husband Scott; Julie Thorsland; and several great grandchildren.