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Wylie, Winslow, Phillips, Hartsock, Blassingame, Drouillard, Polacek, Wadley

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 6 February 2008, at 4:33 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

James Wylie
James Boyd Wylie, 74, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 1999, at the Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 8, 1925, in Orrin, N.D., to William and Elizabeth (Drake) Wylie.
Mr. Wylie was an electronics technician. He moved to Arizona from California in 1967, and lived in Prescott and Scottsdale.
He is survived by his wife, Eva, of Prescott and Scottsdale; daughter, Judy Lewis of Chino Valley; sons, Dave of Scottsdale, Ken of Phoenix, and James of Peoria; brother, Jack of Jackson, Wis.; sisters, Mary Jane Hager of Milwaukee, Wis., and Betty Harris of Seattle, Wash.; and nine grandchildren.
The family will hold private services at the Hampton Funeral Home, and burial will be at the Redwood Memorial Gardens in Dewey.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 2724 E. Lakin Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86004.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Arthur Winslow
Arthur Fulton Winslow, 71, of Prescott, died Friday, Aug. 20, 1999, in John C. Lincoln Hospital in Phoenix as the result of injuries suffered in a traffic accident.
Mr. Winslow was born in Wakefield, Mass., on July 12, 1928.
He served in the U.S. Army and was a Korean War veteran.
Mr. Winslow worked as an engineer. He was a ham radio operator, member of a barbershop quartet group, and was a Mason for 51 years.
He is survived by his wife, Jean of Prescott; daughters, Linda Zimmerman of Lancaster, Calif., and Laura Tucek of Glendale; sons, Steve of Peoria and Mark of Phoenix; and six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Prescott United Methodist Church, 505 W. Gurley St.
Heritage Funeral Chapel in the Phoenix area helped the family with arrangements.

Elaine Phillips
Elaine Nelson Phillips, 69, of Prescott, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1999, in Davis, Calif.
She was born April 15, 1930, in Richmond, Utah, to Owen and Edna (Bright) Nelson.
Mrs. Phillips moved to Arizona in 1982. She was a member of the First Christian Church and the Order of the Eastern Star, Golden Rule #1.
She enjoyed knitting, cooking, quilting, counted cross stitch and old-fashioned rug hooking.
Mrs. Phillips is survived by her father, Owen Nelson of Richmond, Utah; daughter, Kathy Coffee of Santa Barbara, Calif.; son Michael of Dixon, Calif., and stepson, John of Chapel Hill, N.C.; brother, Owen Nelson of Richmond, Utah; sister, Carol Curry of Littleton, Colo.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William, in 1990.
A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the First Christian Church, 1230 Willow Creek Road, with Pastor Richard Woods officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Prescott.
Memory Chapel helped the family with arrangements.

Charles Hartsock
Charles Harrison Hartsock, 78, of Prescott Valley, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Prescott.
He was born June 27, 1921, in Deer River, Minn., to Charley and Olive (Doty) Hartsock.
Mr. Hartsock was raised in Henderson, Ill., and moved back to Minnesota at age 17. He worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps for two years, and then served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Africa and Europe, training the French army in heavy equipment operation.
After returning to Minnesota, he married Margaret Mesecher on Jan. 27, 1946, and lived in that state for 40 years.
He worked for U.S. Steel for 32 years and was also a lifetime farmer.
Mr. Hartsock was a life member of VFW Post 10227 in Prescott Valley, and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Margaret of Prescott Valley; daughters, Sharon Corvaia of Revere, Mo., and Karen Yarwood of Grand Rapids, Minn.; son, Theron of Keokuk, Iowa; brother, Benjamin of Deer River, Minn.; sister, Rosetta Deutsch of Grand Rapids, Minn.; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Monday at Memory Chapel Mortuary, 131 Grove Ave.
The service will be at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Curtis Pryor officiating. American Legion Post #6 will perform the military honors ceremony.
Interment will be at Redwood Memorial Gardens in Dewey.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Robyn Blassingame
Robyn Kay (Frazier) Blassin-game, 37, a former Prescott resident, died Monday, Aug. 16, 1999, in Boulder Creek, Calif.
She was born Jan. 29, 1962, in San Jose, Calif., to Ronald and Sally Frazier.
Mrs. Blassingame moved to California earlier this year, after living in Prescott for about one year.
She is survived by her husband, Rodney; daughters, Vanessa and Ashley; and son, Ronald, all of Boulder Creek; mother and step-father, Sally and Ralph O'Tier of Prescott; father, Ronald Frazier of Scottsdale; sister, Sandy Frazier of Prescott; step-sisters, Linda Spier of Clay, N.Y., and Roberta O'Tier of Syracuse, N.Y.; and step-brothers, Robert O'Tier of Mattydale, N.Y., and James O'Tier and Scott Ditch, both of Syracuse, N.Y.
A celebration of life gathering was held in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association.
Santa Cruz Cremation Service in Santa Cruz, Calif., helped the family with arrangements.

Dane Drouillard
Dane E. Drouillard, 43, died Monday, Aug. 16, 1999, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 29, 1956, in Columbus, Ohio, to Ernest and Betty (Frazier) Drouillard.
Mr. Drouillard moved to Prescott from California in 1975. He worked as a carpenter in home construction.
He loved animals, and enjoyed playing his guitar and playing pool.
He is survived by his mother and step-father, Betty and Al Compeau of Prescott; father, Ernest of Norwalk, Calif.; brothers, Kevin, also of Norwalk, and Eric Compeau of Chandler; sister, Valisa Compeau of Prescott; and five children.
A celebration of Mr. Drouillard's life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, 303 S. Cortez St., with Dr. Robert Henderson of the Religious Science Church officiating.
Private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Matthew Polacek
Matthew J. Polacek, infant son of Donald and Elaine Polacek of Prescott Valley, died Thursday, Aug. 12, 1999, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
Survivors in addition to his parents include his brothers, Jeremiah and Eric, and sister, Melanie, all of Prescott Valley; paternal grandparents, Robert and Brunhilde Polacek of Prescott Valley; and maternal grandparents, Katie McDonald of Kingman and Murphy McDonald of Nebraska.
Graveside services were held Monday, Aug. 16, at Mountain View Cemetery in Prescott, with Pastor Al James officiating.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Joe Wadley
Joe W. Wadley, 76, died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1999, at his home in Prescott Valley.
He was born May 9, 1923, in Sand Point, Idaho, to Joe and Myrtle Mae (Mac-Cloughry) Wadley.
Mr. Wadley was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran. He moved to Phoenix from Eugene, Ore., 41 years ago.
He worked for 22 years as a service manager for the Copper State Equipment Co. in Phoenix.
In 1983 he moved to Williams, and then to Prescott Valley five-and-a-half years ago.
Mr. Wadley was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Prescott Valley.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy; daughters, Beverly Galligan and Jacki Wadley, both of Phoenix; sister, Vey Fisher of Myrtle Point, Ore.; and five grandchildren.
Burial with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bethel Baptist Church in Prescott Valley, with Pastor Dennis Parsons officiating.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bethel Baptist Church, 6901 Horizon Lane, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with the arrangements.

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