From Yavapai County, Arizona:
Kenneth "Andy" Laverne Anderson, 86, a former Prescott resident, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 1999, in Stockton, Calif.
Mr. Anderson was born Oct. 23, 1912, in Bogue, Kan.
He was a salesman and superintendent for more than 30 years with the Marley Co. The Andersons moved to Prescott in 1972, where Mr. Anderson worked at the Prescott Antelope Hills Gold and Country Club. They lived in Prescott for about 15 years.
Mr. Anderson was a 50-year member of Masonic Lodge #18 F&AM of Roswell, N.M.
Survivors include his wife of more than 60 years, Thelma of Stockton, Calif.; daughters, Jean King of Fairview, Okla., and Debbie Tarbat of Stockton, Calif.; brothers, Charles, Bob, and Ben, all of Oregon, and Jeff of Kansas; sisters, Marie Miller of Oregon, and Nancy Stout of Woodland, Calif.; and 17 grandchildren.
Services were Monday at the Evergreen Chapel in the Cherokee Memorial Park, Lodi, Calif., with the Rev. Baxter Combs of Holy Cross United Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge officiating.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer's Society, 105 S. Washington St., Lodi, Calif.
The Wallace-Martin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.
Ted W. Abraham, 74, of Spring Valley, died Friday, Aug. 6, 1999, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Phoenix.
Mr. Abraham was born Dec. 1, 1924, in Vienna, S.D., to Frank and Lillian (Greene) Abraham.
He served in the Army from October 1944, to December 1945. He was a member of the Lions Club and American Legion.
Mr. Abraham was a power dispatcher who retired in 1984 from the Department of Energy. He also worked for the Central Arizona Water District, retiring in 1990.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth; daughters, Anne Ayres and Angela Abraham, both of Phoenix; sons, Scott of San Antonio, Texas, Gregory of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Michael DeLuca of Loretto, Minn.; brothers, Art of Merritt Island, Fla., Harry of Rapid City, S.D., and Norman of Danville, Calif.; and 12 grandchildren.
Mr. Abraham was preceded in death by his daughter, Cheryl.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Simon Jude Church. Interment will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.
Camelback Sunset Chapel Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.
Beulah D. VanStrander, 81, a former Prescott resident, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 1999, at her home in Carson City, Nev.
She was born June 12, 1918, in Walden, N.Y., to Samuel and Mildred (Conklin) Dunworth.
Mrs. Van Strander graduated from high school in Walden, N.Y. She married Lawrence VanStrander in 1936.
She was a retired loan processor in the banking industry. She lived in Prescott before moving to Carson City 14 years ago.
Mrs. VanStrander is survived by her daughter, Katherine MacDonald of Carson City; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, in January,1988.
No services will be held.
FitzHenry's Funeral Home in Carson City helped the family with arrangements.
Joseph Lee, Jr.
Joseph Edwin Lee, Jr., 57, a former Prescott resident, died Friday, July 16, 1999, in the Boulder Manor Progressive Care Center, in Boulder, Colo.
He was born April 25, 1942, in Indianapolis, Ind., to Joseph Edwin Lee, Sr., and Virginia (Hubbard) Lee.
Mr. Lee, currently a resident of Boulder, Colo., had also lived in Kansas City, Mo., Indianapolis, Ind., and in Humboldt for one year and Prescott for four years.
He married Diana Settle on Jan. 15, 1967, in Indianapolis. They were later divorced.
Mr. Lee worked as a sales representative before retiring.
Survivors include his daughters, Becki Lee and Michelle Eyl, both of Boulder; brother, Bill, of Indianapolis, Ind.; and sister, Susan Mazzoni of Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Private memorial services will be held in Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hospice of Boulder County, 2825 Marine St., Boulder, Colo. 80303.
M.P. Murphy & Associates Funeral Directors assisted the family with arrangements.
Ryley Beau Sherman, 16, a former Prescott resident, died Wednesday, July 14, 1999, near Durango, Colo., from injuries suffered in a car accident.
Ryley was born Aug. 24, 1982, in Durango to Mike and Heidi (Thorsness) Sherman. The family lived in Prescott from 1982 to 1993, and he attended Taylor Hicks and Miller Valley elementary schools.
He enjoyed hiking and camping, and excelled in ceramics.
He is survived by his mother, Heidi Thorsness of Durango, Colo.; father, Mike Sherman of Cedar Hill, N.M.; brother, Cody of Durango; grandmother, Marky Thorsness of Durango; and great-grandmother, Bernice Thompson of Oregon.
Ryley was the grandson of the late Chet and Vera Sherman of Prescott.
Private memorial services were held at the family home. Hood Mortuary in Durango helped the family with arrangements.
Aurelio M. Martinez, 75, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 1999, at the Arizona Pioneers' Home.
He was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Juarez, Mexico, to Jesus and Delores (Munez) Martinez.
Mr. Martinez served in the army in New Zealand and Australia. He enjoyed gardening, the wilderness and hunting. He was a student of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Survivors include his wife, Petra; daughters, Mary McCavey of Prescott, Yolanda Heenan of Ferndale, Wash., and Barbara Brightbill of Lancaster, Calif.; sons, Adolfo of Vail, Colo., and Gabriel of Caņon City, Colo.; brother, Antonio of Prescott; sister, Hazel Telles of Phoenix; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall, 6933 Horizon Lane, Prescott Valley.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.
Adelena "Lena" "Nonie" Ravetto, 88, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 1999, in Prescott.
The eldest of seven children, she was born Jan. 31, 1911, in Silverton, Colo., to Louis and Amelia Fedel.
Mrs. Ravetto moved to New Mexico with her family at a young age. She married her husband, John, on Aug. 17, 1926, in Gallup, N.M.
Mrs. Ravetto was a homemaker who moved from Gallup to Prescott with her family in 1940. She enjoyed bowling, dancing, and working as a lunchroom aide at Washington School.
She was called "Grandma" by the school children, since she had a hug, smile, and good word for everyone.
As an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Mrs. Ravetto taught catechism classes for many years and was a charter member of the Altar Society. Her faith and her family were the most important things to her.
Survivors include her daughters, Theresa Spivey of Prescott, and Evelena Ravetto of Mesa; sons, George of Henderson, Nev., and Leno of Prescott; sisters, Rose Bartram of Prescott, Sylvia Bonaguidi of Gallup, N.M., and Mary Riffle of Bloomfield, N.M.; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John, in 1970, and by sons Joseph and John.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Memory Chapel, 131 Grove Ave. A rosary will be said at 7 p.m.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 Fleury Ave., with the Rev. Father Fred LeClaire, C.M.F., as the celebrant.
Interment will be at Mt. View Cemetery in Prescott.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the children's charity of one's choice.
Memory Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.
Peter D. Tourek, 39, died Monday, Aug. 2, 1999, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
He was born May 2, 1960, in LaGrange, Ill., to James and Barbara (Brown) Tourek.
Mr. Tourek enjoyed nature walks and rock collecting, and was proudest of the relationships he shared.
He is survived by his mother, Barbara Tourek of Prescott; and brothers Steven and Thomas of Phoenix, and James of Glendale.
He was preceded in death by his father, James, in 1995.
Services will be private for the family. Private cremation will be at the Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.