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Stuver, Harlan, Nunemaker, Roher, Bunce, Phillips, Wilson, Suarez

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Wednesday, 6 February 2008, at 7:44 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

Velma Potter Stuver
Velma Betty Potter Stuver, 90, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, at her daughter's home in Prescott.
She was born Oct. 25, 1907, in Moshannon, Pa., to Milford and Cora (Brooks) Martin.
She was a member of the American Evangelical Lutheran Church. She volunteered her time generously at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Adult Center. She was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and Rebekah's Lodge.
She moved to Prescott from Pennsylvania in 1957.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, George Potter and W. Amos Stuver.
Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Smith of Prescott and Carol Narehood of Karthaus, Pa.; sons, Martin Potter of Prescott and Wayne Potter of Karthaus, Pa.; sisters, Lois Rougeaux, Delphine Lewis and Jean DeAngelo, all of Pennsylvania; brother, Melvin Martin of Pennsylvania; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great- grandchildren.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Hampton Funeral Home, 240 S. Cortez St., with visitation one hour prior to services.
Final services and interment will be in Keewaydin, Pa.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Marvin Harlan
Marvin Harlan, 75, died Monday, Dec. 8, 1997, in Phoenix.
He was born Aug. 21, 1922, in Prescott, to Gail and Myrtle Harlan.
He moved to Santa Barbara, Calif., in 1956, and from Santa Barbara to Phoenix in 1986.
Mr. Harlan was a retired pipefitter, and he was a World War II Army veteran.
Survivors include his daughter, Sandra Lyon of Lompoc, Calif.; son, Thomas of Virginia; and stepdaughter, Janice Lewis of Phoenix.
Services were held Dec. 11, 1997, at National Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.
Best Funeral Services and Chapel in Phoenix helped the family with arrangements.

LaVerne Nunemaker
LaVerne (Noni) Nunemaker, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at Samaritan Village in Prescott.
She was born July 30, 1921, in Blue Island, Ill. She lived in Midlothian, Ill., until her early teens, when her father's love of Minnesota and the effects of the Depression caused a move to the Bemidji/Waskish, Minn., area. Married in her early 20s, she returned to Midlothian, where she lived until 1964.
Wherever she lived, music was a part of her life. An accomplished self-taught piano player, she enjoyed playing and singing McGuire sister-style with her sisters, Myrt and Eunice, with the family band, led by her dad, Charles Fikerle, and her mother, Alma. Many were entertained as they played often over the years.
Mrs. Nunemaker moved to Mason City, Iowa, in 1964 and to Apple Valley, Calif., in 1972. She remained in that area until moving to Prescott in 1995. Because of her out-going personality and wit, she made good friends wherever she lived.
She was preceded in death by her husband in early 1997.
Survivors include her daughters, Roxanne Michaels of Chatsworth, Calif., Charlene Witvoet of Midlothian, Ill., and Debbie Pitney of Chino Valley; son, Woody Okerlund of Prescott; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Samaritan Village, 1030 Scott Drive.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Samaritan Village Endowment Fund, Attn: Linda Shebeck, 1030 Scott Drive, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Harriet Roher
Harriet A. Roher, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at her home in Prescott.
She was born Jan. 8, 1911, in Bloomfield, N.J., to William and Anna Zergiebel. She moved to Prescott in 1994 from New Jersey.
Mrs. Roher was a child of God. She loved the Lord with all her heart.
Survivors include her daughter, Ruth Huyler of Prescott; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence.
Private family services were held.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Vera Bunce
Vera L. Bunce, 80, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1998, at a local nursing home.
She was born March 12, 1917, in Socorro, N.M., to James and Georgia (Walduip) Martin.
Mrs. Bunce worked as an IBM operator in the banking industry for many years.
She married Douglas Bunce on June 12, 1955, in Las Vegas, Nev. They moved to Prescott Valley from Compton, Calif., in 1987.
Mrs. Bunce was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Prescott Valley, and a former member of the Eastern Star in California.
Survivors include her husband, Douglas of Prescott Valley; son, Gerald Graham of Dallas, Texas; sister, Mona Worthington of Socorro, N.M.; two grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, James Graham, in 1990.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Southern Baptist Church, Highway 69 and Pleasant View Drive in Prescott Valley, with Pastor Murray Hardy officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Northern Arizona Chapter, 225 Grove Ave., Suite B, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Eleanor Phillips
Eleanor Mae Phillips, 90, died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1998, at a hospital in Marysville, Calif.
She was born May 16, 1907, in Castle Shannon, Pa.
Mrs. Phillips, who was a homemaker, lived in Prescott for 25 years.
Survivors include her son, Richard Phillips of Laramie, Wyo.; daughters, Wendy Littler of Carson City, Nev., Jo Ann Littler of Quartzsite, and Donna Cortez of Live Oak, Calif.; 11 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Phillips, and three grandchildren.
A private family service was held at a chapel in Marysville, Calif.
Lipp and Sullivan Funeral Directors of Marysville helped the family with arrangements.

Mary Wilson
Mary V. Wilson, 81, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1998, in Prescott.
She was born Nov. 27, 1916, in Anselmo, Neb., to Patrick J. and Alta V. Condon.
Mrs. Wilson married C.M. "Chuck" Wilson of Alliance, Neb., in 1937. She worked many years as an insurance secretary and receptionist for medical doctors.
Mrs. Wilson retired in 1976 and she and her husband became "snowbirds," dividing their time between Arizona and Nebraska. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1987.
Following her husband's death in 1990, she moved permanently to Prescott.
In Alliance, she was active in the Elks lodge ladies auxiliary, and was well-known for her fund-raising for cancer research. She was an avid bowler, golfer and Nebraska Cornhusker fan.
Survivors include her son, C. Milton Wilson of Ankeny, Iowa; daughters, Patricia Wilson of Tamarac, Fla., and Cheryl Moran of Prescott; sisters, Ellen Schoppe of Houston, Texas, and Alice Condon of Denver; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held in Alliance, Neb.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Maria Suarez
Maria Alicia Suarez, 57, died Friday, Jan. 2, 1998, at her home in Prescott Valley.
She was born Oct. 21, 1940, in Havana, Cuba, to Gabriel and Alicia (Fiallo) Fernandes. She moved to the United States from Cuba in 1961.
She married Aquilino Suarez in Miami, Fla., on Feb. 21, 1970. She moved to Prescott Valley from Wisconsin in 1991.
Mrs. Suarez was a nurse at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. She was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Survivors include her husband, Aquilino of Prescott Valley; and son, Gabriel of Prescott.
Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Prescott.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

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