70, beloved wife and mother peacefully passed away on June 1, 2003. Survived by Victor, her husband of 46 years who shared the love, care, devotion and generosity of Kiyo in a most unique way. Throughout her illness, Kiyo was forever the gracious hostess and her concern for the feelings of others was undaunted as is evident in the love bestowed on her by the multitude of friends and relatives; her children, Janet (Maj. Brian) West, Woodbridge, VA, MSgt. Donald (Corinne) Cecil, Waldorf, MD; grandson, Ian Noriega; granddaughters, Kiera and Tara Cecil; brother Jinichi (Asa) Yamanobe, Japan; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Kiyo, in life you were loved dearly. In death, we love you still. You will forever be in our hearts and your spirit will rejoice with our heavenly Father. God is fortunate to have our special lady. We love you for always.
Rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM, Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at Bring's Broadway Chapel. Mass will be offered 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 5, 2003 at Our Lady Queen of All Saints, 2515 E. 36th St.. Burial to follow in Our Lady of the Desert Cemetery. Friends may call, from 5:00PM to 8:00PM, Wednesday, June 4, 2003 at BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway.
SALINGER, Daniel J.
of Phoenix, AZ, passed away May 31, 2003. Dan was born August 9, 1947 in Chester, PA. He is survived by his wife, Norma; sister, Dr. Regina Bennett; sons, Daniel and Jason; daughters, April, Jennifer and Teresa and six grandchildren. There will be a memorial gathering for family and friends from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 5 at Coco's Restaurant, 4515 E. Cactus Rd. in Phoenix.
A "Going Home" Service will be held Friday, June 6, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. at the EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY, 5801 E. Grant Road. The viewing will be held Thursday, June 5, 2003 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Mrs. Vallion went home to be with the Lord on May 29, 2003 at the age of 74. She is survived by her husband, Richard Vallion; her daughter, Priscilla Tellis and her granddaughter, Brandi Tellis. In lieu of flowers, the family request that tax-deductible donations be made to the Voice of Evangelism, P.O. Box 5133, Tucson, AZ 85703. Interment at East Lawn Palms Cemetery.
Ramon La Mark Bridges
December 21, 1968 - May 28, 2003
Parting viewing for friendly and loving friends, and good will wishers will be Friday, June 6, 2003 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Services will be Saturday, June 7, 2003 10:00 a.m. at MARTINEZ FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2580 S. 6th. Ave. He leaves to mourn his loss: mother, Betty Massengale; step-father, James Massengale; seven brothers, Kurt who preceded him in death, Ronald, Martell, Reginald, Walter and Tige; three sisters, Marcella, Donna and Kim; adorable children, Michael, Quantin, Ramon Jr., Surayyah, Talib and a lovely wife, Buffie Ann Bridges and many relatives and friends.
Denise R. (Don) Moffett,
49, born September 1, 1953 and passed away on April 21, 2003 in Chattanooga, TN. A native of Tucson, she attended Amphi Schools and a graduate of the U of A. She moved to Chattanooga in 1979 and was a Registered Dietitian at Erlanger Hospital, past President of The District Dietetic Association and a Deacon at her church. She enjoyed family - friend gatherings, outdoor activities and horses. Preceded in death by her mother, Jean (Lim) Don. Survived by her husband, Terry Moffett; son David; father, Harold Don; brother, Frederick Don and many beloved family members and friends. Memorial Service Saturday, June 7, 11:00 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery Chapel, 3015 N. Oracle Rd. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 850 Fort Wood St., Chattanooga, TN 37403.
succumbed to a long illness June 2, 2003. Born in Jalisco, Mexico December 27, 1913, she moved to the U.S. as a child. Survivors include her children, John Segura of Tucson, Maria Hoopes (Lance) of Sonoita, Peter Segura (Marie) of San Jose, CA and Elvira Segura of Pojoaque, NM, one sister and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased last September by her husband, John. She attended Woodbury College in Los Angeles, and worked as a legal secretary and a bank secretary. She will be remembered for her cooking, love of music and her intense religious devotion. Private funeral services will be held. The family wishes to thank the compassionate caregivers at Villa Maria. Those wishing to make remembrances may make them to Casa de los Ninos or to any Catholic charity.
Erlinda M. Mendoza
72, of Tucson, passed away May 30, 2003. Preceded in death by parents, Jesus and Rosaura Morelos. Survived by: husband of 56 years, Antonio Mendoza; daughter, Toni Quiroz; son, Tony Mendoza, Jr.; grandchildren, Julian (Emelda), Terri, Stephanie and Anthony Mendoza; sister: Rosa Gutierrez; nephew: Richard (Rosemary) Serrano. Also survived by 12 great-grandchildren. Thank you for everything you've done for me, I love you Shorty! Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2003, 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY (North Chapel), 204 S. Stone Ave., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass will be offered on Friday, June 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m. at Santa Cruz Church, 1220 S. 6th Ave. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY, INC.
FRAMBAUGH, Lloyd "Happy Ed"
77, of Marana died May 30, 2003. Husband of Betty of Marana; father of Barbara Snell of Tucson, Robert Frambaugh of Marana and Penny Frambaugh of CO; brother of Marie Hudson of Marana and Rodney Frambaugh of OH, also survived by seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Frambaugh was a US Marine Corp veteran and served in Iwogema during WWII. He was a member of the VFW Post in Marana and the American Legion. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 7, 10:00 a.m. at Casas Adobes Baptist Church, Ironwood Building, 10801 N. La Cholla, Tucson. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Aviva, Abused Children's Fund, 1735 E. Ft. Lowell, Ste. 4, Tucson, AZ 85719, would be appreciated. Arrangements by EVERGREEN MORTUARY & CEMETERY.
Went to meet her Heavenly Father on Sunday, June 1, 2003 at 6:40 p.m. She was born on February, 23, 1922 in Kansas City, MO to parents, John and Elizabeth White. She worked for the City of Tucson for over 30 years.
Dee Dee was a child of God and a bright shining star. She is survived by her son, Chapelle Byrd; her sister, Edna Stiggers of Kansas, MO; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. A memorial service will be held at Southside Presbyterian Church, Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m.
Maria Luisa Salcido
Known to her many friends as "Licha", passed away with her family at her side on June 1, 2003. She is preceded in death by her husband, Joe and sister, Carla Figueroa. Wonderful and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Licha will be missed by her children, Erma Garcia, Linda Ayala (John), Joe Jr. (Michelle), Ralph Salcido (Marcella); six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and sister. The family would like to thank the staff at La Canada Hospice Care Center and personal "compadres" for all their loving and undivided attention to our mother. Mass will be offered 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2003 at St. Augustine Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave. Interment will follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. at BRING'S MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 236 S. Scott Ave.
SIMONS, Clyde D.
Passed away peacefully on June 1, 2003. He joins his wife who passed away on November 25, 1995. He served for 24 years in the U.S. Airforce, ten years in the Civil Services at Davis Monthan Air force base commissary, and was a member of The Pantano Christian Church. He served his church and community helping all those who crossed his path needing comfort with love and understanding. He is survived by four brothers and three sisters; son, Richard T.; daughter-in-law, Rosilyn M.; grandson, Scott A.; granddaughter, Julie A. and great-grandson, Daniel J. Simons; great-granddaughters, Amber M. Simons-O'Neil and Trish Ortiz. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 5, 2003 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at SOUTH LAWN MORTUARY, 5401 S. Park. Funeral Services will be Friday, June 6, 2003 at 12:00 noon with inturnment to follow.
Frances M. Vilson
December 20, 1933 - June 2, 2003
Preceded in death by husband, Lawrence J. Vilson; son Greggory Vilson; and grandson, Dennis Manuel Jr. Survived by sons, Larry Vilson, Speedy Vilson, Nicholas Vilson; daughters, Dora Manuel, Ramona Cristan, LaVerne Vilson, Racheal Vilson-Stoner; sons-in-law, Shawn Stoner and Dennis Narcho; 17 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Also survived by sister, Patricia Duran and brothers, Marvel Moristo, Raymond Moristo Jr., and Michael Moristo.
Rosary and Wake will be Thursday, June 5, 2003 at 7:00pm at the Vilson's Residence, 1937 Koli Ki Wog. Mass and burial will be held 6:00 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2003 at San Xavier Mission.
BLESSMAN, Martha Heinold
99. Went home to be with the Lord June 2, 2003. Survivors include daughter, Shirley (Joe) Soucek; son, Glenn (Margaret) of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2003 at Apostolic Christian Church of America, 954 S. Magnolia, Tucson, Arizona at 10:00 a.m. Inturnment to follow at South Lawn Cemetery, 5401 S. Park Avenue.
Manuel J. Garcia
50, of Tucson, passed away June 3, 2003. Preceded in death by his brother, Danny Garcia. Loving husband, father, son, brother. Survived by wife, Maria Garcia; parents, Manuel and Josephine Garcia; daughters, Silky and Stephanie Garcia; sons, Manuel J. (Christina) Garcia Jr., Michael Moots and Richard Garcia; sisters, Juanita Taylor and Rosalie (Joe) Soto; brother, Richard Garcia. Also survived by seven grandchildren. Manuel was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion Saguaro Post #68. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 6, 2003, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY (South Chapel), 240 S. Stone Ave., with a Rosary recited at 9:30 a.m. Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, 801 N. Grande Ave. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY, INC. With loving remembrance the man with three names (Boy, Joey, Manny).
Herbert L. Badger III
Passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, May 27, 2003 after a courageous battle with polycystic kidney disease and melanoma. Bert was born July 22, 1946 in Wayne, PA. His family moved to Tucson when he was 11 months old. He graduated from Catalina High School, attended the University of Arizona, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1971 and was stationed at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam from September 1968 to September 1969. Bert was an electrician at Pima Community College for over 25 years; served as scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 109 and was a loyal fan of U of A basketball. He was also a member of the U of A Alumni Band. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marjory and Herbert L. Badger, Jr. Bert is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Belinda; son, Bret of Tucson; daughter, Beth of Phoenix; sister, Wendy Delahunt of Saugus, CA; brother, Richard Badger of Ft. Morgan, CO; as well as many extended family members. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends and remembered always for his smile, quiet strength, and sense of humor. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 14, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 9252 E. 22nd Street. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bert's memory to PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) Foundation, 4901 Main St., Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64112-2634.
H. Richard Ohden
son of Herman and Trena Ohden, was born October 27, 1918 in Kamrar, Iowa and died May 29, 2003. Richard's father first saw his infant son when he returned from military duty in France at the end of WWI.
Richard grew up on the family farm in Iowa where he learned from loving, church going parents the values that shaped his life. Richard felt called to the Ministry and upon graduating from the University of Dubuque enrolled in McCormick Presbyterian Seminary in Chicago. In April of 1944 he graduated from Seminary, in May he married Pauline Darbyshire of Washington, IA. and in July began duty as a Navy Chaplain serving aboard Pacific Fleet ships until the end of the war. He then chose the Parish Ministry as a career instead of the Chaplaincy. His first Parish was the Presbyterian Church in Willow Lake, SD and his second at Hickman, NE. He was recalled to serve as Chaplain during the Korean Conflict. Following this he was Pastor in a New Church Development in Wheat Ridge, CO and then Pastor of Covenant Church in Bisbee, AZ. In 1964 he was called to be Organizing Pastor in a New Church Development on the East Side of Tucson. This involved gathering and organizing a congregation and supervising a building program. And so was born Immanuel United Presbyterian Church which he served until retiring in 1984.
In retirement he remained active in various social causes including mental health, refugees and ecumenical affairs. He and Pauline greatly enjoyed Elderhostel programs in Mexico, China, Russia and Argentina. He was a charter member of Rincon Rotary Club organized in 1968.
Survivors include Pauline, beloved wife of 59 years; sons, Harry and Marc of Tucson; granddaughter, Stephanie of Madrid, Spain; sisters, Erma Ahrens of Renville, MN, Joyce (Harold) Davenport of Seattle, WA and Marian Optiz of Seattle, WA; a brother, John (Alice) of Floyd, IA; and many nieces and nephews.
The Memorial Service is Saturday morning June 14, 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel United Presbyterian Church, 9252 E. 22nd St. 85710. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to Southside Presbyterian Church, 317 W. 23rd St. 85713 or Immanuel United Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway.