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Goffena, Stevens, Lucier, Ball, Meinke, Hall

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 6 February 2008, at 7:28 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

Raymond Goffena
Raymond Anthony Goffena, 86, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
He was born April 4, 1911, in Delphia, Mont., to Joseph Lewis Goffena and Clara N. (Martino) Goffena.
Mr. Goffena moved to Arizona 50 years ago from Indiana, and worked as a carpenter. He attended St. Mary's Catholic Church in Yarnell.
He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his sisters, Yvonne Lucas, Vivian Goffena and Rita Paulic, all of Yarnell, Arlene Furniss of Avilla, Ind., and Mary Miller of Pennville, Ind.; and brothers, Arnold of Peeples Valley and George of Yarnell.
A Funeral Mass was at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Yarnell. Burial was at Genung Memorial Park Cemetery in Peeples Valley.
Fr. Joseph T. Sullivan officiated.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Yarnell.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Nora Stevens
Nora A. Stevens, 72, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at her home in Prescott.
She was born March 16, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., to Michael and Alice (Baschera) Neri.
She moved to Prescott in 1988 from Mt. Prospect, Ill., and was active in Sharlot Hall Quilting with Thumb Butte Quilters and Yavapai County Fair.
Survivors include her husband, Edmund of Prescott; daughters, Donna and JoAnne; sons, Mark, Donald, Ronnie and Phil; brothers, Roberto and Louie; and sister, Adaline.
A visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Hampton Funeral Home, 240 S. Cortez St.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hampton Funeral Home, with Fr. Richard Farrell, C.M.F., officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Family Care, 100 E. Sheldon St., Prescott, AZ 86301.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Elizabeth Lucier
Elizabeth V. Lucier, 78, a long-time resident of Prescott Country Club, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, in Murrieta, Calif.
She was born Feb. 17, 1919, in Massachusetts, to Burton W. and Katherine (McGuire) Harris.
She had lived in Southern California for the past few years. Prior to 1994, she had been a 22-year resident of the Country Club, with her husband, the late Al Lucier.
Mrs. Lucier served as a registered nurse in World War II, in the North Africa war zone, where she met her husband in 1943.
She was a housewife much of her life, and raised five children. She was a long-time member of, and helped found, the Women's Golf Club at Prescott Country Club, after taking up the game in her 60s. She was also an avid bridge player.
Survivors include her sons, Peter, Al and Christopher; daughters, Michele and Denise; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was a great Mom, and she will be missed.
A Memorial Mass will be at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Germaine Catholic Church in Prescott Valley.
Concluding services will be private at Redwood Memorial Gardens in Dewey.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be mailed to the Columban Fathers, a Catholic missionary society, at St. Columban, Neb. 68056.
Valley Funeral Home in Murrieta, Calif., helped the family with arrangements.

Mary Ball
Mary B. Ball, 94, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 12, 1903, in Auburn, Wash., to Isaac O. and Blanche D. (Young) Kuhns. She moved to Prescott from Ontario, Calif., in 1994.
She was a long-time member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Ontario, Calif. She enjoyed travel and needlework.
Survivors include her daughter, Mary Ann Schwartz of Prescott; sons, Emmett Jr. of Redding, Calif., and Robert of Montross, Va.; nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett, and seven brothers.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Ontario, Calif., with the Rev. David Mote officiating.
Concluding services will be at Bellevue Memorial Park in Ontario, Calif.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with local arrangements.

Robert Meinke
Robert H. Meinke, 67, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1998, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 6, 1931, in Mendota, Ill., to Robert and Luceel (Hill) Meinke.
Mr. Meinke was a Federal Aviation Administration designated flight school examiner. He was the family owner of Custom Pilot Service.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the U.S. Marine Corps., and was a member of the Chosen Few of the Korean War.
He was a member of the First Lutheran Church. He moved to Prescott from Santa Ynes, Calif., 17 years ago.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; sons, Charles of Prescott Valley and Robert of Corvallis, Ore.; sister, Marilyn Gast of Earlsville, Ill.; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Lutheran Church, 231 Smoketree Lane, with Pastor Thomas Rothe officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the church.
Interment will follow in Mt. View Cemetery.
In lieu of material remembrances, the family suggests that friends remember the First Lutheran Church Building Fund, 231 Smoketree Lane, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Flora Hall
Flora Elvera Hall, 94, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
She was born Sept. 26, 1903, in Stratford, Iowa, to Peter and Betsy (Johnson) Leksell.
She worked as a hospital nurse. She moved to Scottsdale from Dunedin, Fla., 25 years ago, and to Prescott in 1986. She was a member of the American Legion.
Mrs. Hall was a resident at the Las Fuentes Care Center.
Survivors include a niece, five great-nieces and nephews, and several great-great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Forest, in 1960.
Burial services will be at a later date at Graceland Cemetery in Webster City, Iowa.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Hall's memory to the Stratford Lutheran Church, Stratford, Iowa 50249.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

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