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Scaife, Gardner, Noggle, Greseth, Coffee, Barrier, Herz

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2008, at 4:24 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

James Scaife
James W. Scaife, 43, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997.
He was born Dec. 16, 1953, in Pennsylvania, to Elmer and Dorothy (McClean) Scaife. He moved to Chino Valley from Pennsylvania in 1979.
Mr. Scaife was branch manager for Mountain Country Supply, where he had been employed for 12 years. He was a member of Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall in Chino Valley.
He enjoyed traveling and family activities. He also enjoyed the classics, in both music and fine cars. He measured the success of his life and work by the help he gave others to achieve their goals and dreams. By giving of himself, he helped his children, friends and employees be all that they could be.
Survivors include his wife, Jonna, whom he married on March 3, 1973; daughters, Vanessa and Jenica, both of Chino Valley, and Jami of Cottonwood; sons, Domenic, Jonathan and Logan, all of Chino Valley; brother, David of Orlando, Fla.; sisters, Sandy Zierden of Finleyville, Pa., and Kim Curtis of Brooksville, Fla.; parents, Elmer and Dorothy of Orlando, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on North Highway 89 in Chino Valley.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

John Gardner
John Gardner, 87, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 1997, in Prescott.
He was born Sept. 25, 1910, in Cook County, Texas, to Renfro and Elizabeth (Woods) Gardner. He moved to Yuma from Gainesville, Texas, in 1948, where he homesteaded land on the mesa. He moved to Prescott in 1959.
Mr. Gardner was a self-employed real estate broker who specialized in the sale of ranches and farms in Yavapai County. His firm was Gardner and Associates.
He was Yavapai County Fair chairman for six years, from 1971-76, and was a recipient of the Life Gold Pass. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving as a chief motor machinist mate. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Texas. He attended Prescott United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Gladys; son, John of Phoenix; daughter, Janice Smith of Sunnyvale, Calif.; sister, Edna Sbragia of Modesto, Calif.; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St., with the Rev. Peter Perry officiating.
The family suggests contributions to the Salvation Army Youth Fund, 237 S. Montezuma St., Prescott, AZ 86303, or Prescott United Methodist Memorial Fund, 505 W. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86301.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Harriette Noggle
Harriette C. Noggle, 86, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 1997, in Prescott.
She was born July 20, 1911, in Colon, Neb. She grew up in Lander, Wyo. She moved to Ann Arbor, Mich., and graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in nursing.
Mrs. Noggle moved to Prescott in 1948, and worked as a registered nurse for Yavapai Community Hospital from 1951 to 1974, when she retired.
She was involved with the Daughters of the American Revolution, and volunteered for various charitable organizations after her retirement.
Survivors include sons Carl and Roy, both of Tucson; daughter, Ruth of Prescott; sister, Ruth Magar of Salt Lake City, Utah; brother, Ralph Clark of Denver, Colo.; and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, in 1991.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, with the Rev. Bob Henderson officiating. For location of service, please call Memory Chapel Mortuary at 445-1881.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Noggle's name to The Humane Society, 1625 Sun Dog Ranch Road, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Elroy Greseth
Elroy "Roy" Greseth, 76, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1997, in Watson, Minn.
He was born June 26, 1921, in Lac Qui Parle County, Minn., to Gust and Thora (Kleven) Greseth. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Lac Qui Parle Lutheran Church in rural Dawson. He attended school in rural Dawson, Milan and Appleton.
Mr. Greseth married Dorothy Schmidt on Feb. 28, 1946, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church parsonage in Montevideo, Minn. They farmed a few years and then moved to Watson, where they became members of the Watson Lutheran Church, where he was a trustee, and also was a member of the Volunteer Fire Department. He was a building contractor in the Montevideo and Watson area for many years.
The Greseths moved to Prescott in 1977, where they joined the American Lutheran Church. Mr. Greseth volunteered for Prescott People Who Care, visiting shut-ins. He enjoyed music, and especially enjoyed playing the banjo. He loved being with people and family. He was a faithful and loving husband, father and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; sons, Larry and Tim, both of Prescott; daughter, Lynnette Torgerson of Watson, Minn.; stepsons, Eric and Jack Pogue, both of Prescott; brothers, Verdie and Palmer; sisters, Ruth, Florence, Thorine, Alma and Arline; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Gilman, Thorsten and George; and sisters Gladys, Sally and Mable.
Visitation will be held beginning at 6 p.m. today at the Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Montevideo, Minn., and will continue one hour prior to services.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Watson Lutheran Church in Watson, Minn., with the Rev. Harold Knutson officiating.
Burial will be held in the church cemetery.
Wing-Bain Funeral Home in Montevideo, Minn., helped the family with arrangements.

Duane Coffee
C. Duane Coffee, 53, died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, at his home in Prescott Valley.
He was born May 20, 1944, in Galion, Ohio, to William and Cecilia (Smothers) Coffee. He moved to Prescott Valley from California in 1989.
Mr. Coffee was an associate broker for Century 21 in Prescott Valley, and was also a member of the Prescott Area Association of Realtors.
He is survived by his mother, Cecilia Whaley of Ohio.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sunrise Funeral Home in Prescott Valley, with Pastor Gene Wands officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of YRMC Restricted Fund, P.O. Box 26565, Prescott Valley, AZ 86312-6565.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Shirley Barrier
Shirley H. Barrier, 58, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 1997, at the Arbors Care Home in Camp Verde.
She was born Dec. 1, 1939, in Casa Grande to Andrew and Faye (Herring) Jewett. She married James A. Barrier Sr. Dec. 6, 1960, in Las Vegas, Nev. They moved to Spring Valley 11 years ago.
Survivors include her husband, James of Spring Valley; sons, James and John, both of Phoenix, and David German of Spring Valley; daughter, Brenda Flanders of Jacksonville, Fla.; brother, James Jewett of California; sister, Billie McClain of Texas; and five grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Sunrise Funeral Home in Prescott Valley.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 500 N. Highway 89, to the attention of DAV Building 107, room 133, Prescott, AZ 86313.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Theda Herz
Theda M. Herz, 53, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997, at her home in Prescott Valley.
She was born July 15, 1944, in Kansas City, Mo., to Richard V. And Theda Sara (Hickey) Herz. She moved to Prescott Valley from Grinnell, Iowa, in June 1996.
Miss Herz completed her undergraduate studies at Kansas University and earned her masters and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois. She was director of South American studies at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. She was also a Spanish professor. During her 20-year tenure, she was awarded several Fulbright scholarships, which allowed her to travel extensively in Mexico and South America. Her research was well-published.
She was a member of Kansas University Alumni and was a very supportive and active member of the greater Prescott community. She served by court appointment as a special advocate for CASA and worked for Habitat for Humanity, completely embracing the program from serving as a translator to pounding nails on the homes being built. She volunteered for the Yavapai County Literacy Program and the Big Brothers/Big Sisters mentoring program in Prescott Valley.
Miss Herz enjoyed and appreciated multi-cultural diversities. She liked people and had a fondness for cats. She was well-read, and enjoyed politics and doing research. She enjoyed her time in Arizona, hiking the Grand Canyon and, just recently, Granite Mountain.
Survivors include her brother, Richard of Mission Hills, Kan.; sister, Elicia Noelle-Herz of Alexandria, Va.; and parents, Richard and Theda Sara Herz of Olathe, Kan.
A Christian burial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, 303 S. Cortez St., with Deacon Bill Davis of Sacred Heart Catholic Church officiating.
Primate cremation services will be at Mountain View Cemetery.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

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