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Suderman, Dryburgh, Snyder, Lee, Styff, Austin, Herner, Bunting

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Date: Wednesday, 6 February 2008, at 7:54 p.m.

From Yavapai County, Arizona:

John Suderman
John Wesley Suderman, 80, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center.
He was born on Sept. 4, 1917, in Kingman, Kan. The family moved to California, where he grew up in the San Fernando Valley.
He was an active Boy Scout and played a trumpet in the Salvation Army band. Mr. Suderman married Margaret (Peg) Bonham on April 20, 1940.
Mr. Suderman was a sergeant in the Army-Air Corps during World War II, and was attached to a B-32 bomber crew. He became involved in the photographic industry after the war.
His innovative sales style contributed much to corporations such as Yankee, Craig, DeJur, Star-D, and Carousel. His wife of 56 years was always at his side, and together they raised three boys and a girl. They retired to Dewey in 1990.
Mr. Suderman had a deep and abiding love for Jesus Christ. He was always involved in a local church wherever they lived. In Dewey, it was the fellowship of the Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Peg; sons, Jack of Prescott Valley, Mike of San Bernardino, Calif., and Larry of Santa Fe, N.M.; daughter, Jan of Susanville, Calif.; and brother, Oliver of Hawaii.
Many have been blessed to have known this loving and caring individual.
Private family services were held.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

LaRue Dryburgh
LaRue H. Dryburgh, 83, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1998, in Prescott.
He was born Nov. 5, 1914, in Pennsylvania, to Dennis and Iola Dryburgh. He moved to Prescott from Santa Barbara, Calif. in 1986.
Mr. Dryburgh was employed by the United States Postal Service, as post master, in Beverly Hills, Calif., retiring in 1979. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in El Paso, Texas, past governor of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodges in Santa Monica and Santa Barbara, Calif., and in Prescott.
Following his retirement, he and his wife enjoyed motor home travel, toured Canada and the United States. He enjoyed lodge work, be it the ritual, or working as lodge secretary or club manager. He had done it all. He worked crossword puzzles and was seldom stumped for a word. He enjoyed doing craft things, which he would share with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Babe; son, Jack of Prescott; daughters, Ruth Ford of Los Angeles, Calif., Rebecca Kerrman of Redding, Calif., and LindaBell Ribar of Prescott; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, at Cortez and Carleton streets.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, with officers and members of the Loyal Order of the Moose, lodge number 319 in Prescott Valley, officiating. Concluding services will be at Mountain View Cemetery.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Evelyn Snyder
Evelyn Marie Snyder, 75, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1997, at her home in Prescott.
She was born March 2, 1922, in Florin, Pa., to David and Maggie (Shannon) Wentz.
Mrs. Snyder worked for the Yavapai County Treasure's Department for nine and one-half years. She moved to Prescott from Elizabeth Town, Pa., 25 years ago, where she and her husband operated the Snyder Texaco Station.
She was a member of the American Lutheran Church in Prescott, and Christ Lutheran Church in Elizabeth Town, Pa., where she sang in the choir.
Survivors include her husband, John of Prescott; and a sister, Helen Miller of Evergreen, Colo.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the American Lutheran Church, 1085 Scott Drive, with Pastor Wallace B. Cole officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Snyder's memory to the American Cancer Society, 915 E. Gurley St., Prescott, Ariz. 86301, or to the Arthritis Foundation, 777 E. Missouri Avenue, No. 119, Phoenix, Ariz. 85014.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Jack Lee
Jack E. Lee, 78, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997, at the Prescott Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
He was born April 24, 1919, in San Francisco, Calif., to James J. and Vena (Meysan) McDonnell. He moved to Rimrock from Walnut Creek, Calif., in 1988.
Mr. Lee retired from Pacific Telephone in 1979, where he was in middle management. For five years he was the publisher of Pacific Shipper, which keeps track of all ocean shipping.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He participated in action against the enemy at Tulage, and the British Soloman Islands. He was a part of the first wave on the beaches at Guadalcanal, with the Second Marine Division.
Mr. Lee was past president of the 2nd Marine Division Association. During his tenure as president, he traveled to New Zealand and was introduced to the Queen of England. He was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He enjoyed keeping lines of communication open and current among Marine buddies and business friends.
He liked working out in his garden. He was very proud of his Marine Corps service.
Survivors include his wife, Elena "Tiny," whom he married in August 1943; and sons, Dennis of Los Gatos, Calif., and Stephen of Corvalis, Ore.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Montezuma Chapel, 3450 E. Rusty Spur, Lake Montezuma, with the Rev. George Yarrington officiating.
Services will conclude with inurnment with military honors at the National Memorial Cemetery, Phoenix.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Frances Styff
Frances Lilian Styff, 68, died Monday, Dec. 29, 1997, at her home in Prescott.
She was born June 24, 1929, in Fredrick, S.D., to Walter and Martha (Dedura) Ylitaio.
She worked as a secretary for the mental health program in California for many years. She retired and moved to Prescott over a year ago.
Survivors include daughters, Patricia Kinsey and Shelly Packham, both of Ventura, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.

Jewel Austin
Jewel Margaret Austin, 77, a Congress resident, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1997, in Wickenburg.
She was born Sept. 4, 1920, in New Mexico.
She lived in Prescott from 1936 to 1952, then moved to Wickenburg and resided there for 14 years. She has lived in Congress since 1966, where she volunteered many hours caring for the homebound elderly residents of Congress and Yarnell.
Survivors include her husband, Paul of Congress; sons, Buford Madison of Prescott, and Robert Madison of Bullhead City; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her son, Joseph Madison.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, at Memory Chapel Mortuary, 131 Grove Ave. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery.
Memory Chapel helped the family with arrangements.

Jean Herner
Jean Marie Herner, 69, of Prescott, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 1997, in Las Vegas, Nev., after a short illness.
She was born Aug. 11, 1928 in Jerome to Harlan R. and Thelma J. Herner. She was raised in Clarkdale and Douglas. She was a seven-year resident of Prescott.
Mrs. Herner retired from the state of California civil service. After graduating from Douglas High School, she attended Stanford University and graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1949. While at Stanford, she met her future husband, George. They married and moved to San Francisco, Calif., in 1949. During the following decade, she drove an MG sports car in road races throughout northern California. After raising her family and retiring in 1984, she traveled extensively and lived in Chiapas, Mexico, working for a local wildlife reservation.
Her interest in, and support of, many diverse organizations, such as the Audubon Society and the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, as well as countless others, will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her former husband and friend, George Moore of Davis, Calif.; sons, Harlan Moore of San Francisco, Calif., and Stuart Moore of Penngrove, Calif.; daughter, Julia Moore Emerton of Las Vegas, Nev.; brother, Harlan Herner of Tucson; and one grandchild.
A memorial gathering of family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 16, at 340 Pioneer Trail in Prescott.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Audubon Society, or to the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.
Palm Mortuary of Las Vegas, Nev., helped the family with arrangements.

Margaret Bunting
Margaret Catherine Bunting, 76, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 1998, at her home in Prescott.
She was born Oct. 20, 1921, in Wildwoode, N.J., to Harold and Catherine (Curran) Nickerson.
She married Edward Bunting in 1946 in New Jersey. They moved to Prescott in 1975 from Blackwood, N.J. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband, Edward of Prescott; son, James of Mesa; daughters, Margaret Zolty and Linda Hreha, both of Prescott; brother, Harold Nickerson of Vestal, N.Y.; and seven grandchildren.
Private family services were held.
Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

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