From Yavapai County, Arizona:
Michael J. Poland, 41, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 1999, at Mountain View Manor.
He was born April 26, 1957, in Alpena, Mich., to Robert and Barbara I. (Wilcox) Carriveau.
Mr. Poland moved to Prescott in 1998 from Pomona, Calif., where he had been in customer services for General Telephone. He was active in the Jaycees in California, and a member of Hillside Community Church in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. He attended Trinity Presbyterian Church in Prescott.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, from June 1975 to Jan. 18, 1982. During his service, he was a member of the United States Volleyball Team. He was proudest of his daughters. He was truly a "Mr. Mom."
Survivors include his daughters, Cassie and Katie, both of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; his mother, Barbara of Prescott; father, Robert Carriveau of Michigan; stepfather, Robert Poland of Prescott; brothers, Pat Carriveau of Pomona, Calif., and Bob Carriveau of Columbus, Ohio; sisters, Denise Youngblood of Thousand Oaks, Calif., Beverly Chavez of Alta Loma, Calif., Debra Ochoa and Jeanne Rowlette, both of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; stepbrother, Thomas Poland of Las Vegas, Nev., and stepsister, Kimberly Newman, also of Las Vegas.
Memorial services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 630 Park Ave., with the Rev. John Martin officiating.
Private cremation will be at Bradshaw Crematory, with inurnment in Oakdale Memorial Park, Glendora, Calif.
The family suggests memorials in Mr. Poland's name to the American Cancer Society, 915 E. Gurley, Prescott, AZ 86301.
The Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.
Jerene Yvonne Morrison, 64, of Prescott, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, in Seligman.
She was born Nov. 9, 1934, in Glendale, Calif., to Jesse Robert and Laura Anna (Winton) Igou.
Mrs. Morrison worked as a licensed practical nurse for numerous nursing homes and medical facilities throughout Arizona. She loved caring for the sick and helping others. She enjoyed cooking, baking and sewing, and she entered her work in many Yavapai County fairs.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Survivors include her sons, Robert Sr. of Cold Spring, Minn., Franklin Jr. and Thomas, both of Paulden; brother, Kirk Igou of Diamond Bar, Calif.; sister, Sandra Wilkinson of Camarillo, Calif.; stepson, Michael of Cypress, Calif.; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1001 Ruth St., with visitation one hour prior to services, in the Relief Society Room. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.
Dale L. Thomas, 70, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at his home in Prescott.
He was born Jan. 7, 1929, in Elliott, Iowa, to James and Vera (Graul) Thomas.
Mr. Thomas served his country in the Navy for three-and-a-half years during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
He worked as director of construction on high-rise buildings for C.D. Investments in Los Angeles. He was proud of his accomplishments in the construction field, from which he retired in 1980 after 30 years.
On Jan. 21, 1949, he married Dorothy Schmidt. Just this month, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They moved to Prescott from Nixa, Mo., in the spring of 1994.
Mr. Thomas enjoyed any outside activity, but especially camping and hunting and fishing with his family and friends, who will greatly miss him.
Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his only son, Ricky Dale Thomas.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Mae Thomas of Prescott; sisters, Dorothy Hatfield of Malvern, Iowa, Lola Lewis of Westminster, Colo., and Ruth Divis of Omaha, Neb.; and a brother, Eugene Thomas of Wheatridge, Colo.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, 303 Cortez St. in Prescott.
The family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice Family Home Care, 100 Sheldon St. #100, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.
Linda Jo Owens
Linda Jo Owens, 56, a former Chino Valley resident, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1999, in Oklahoma City, Okla.
She was born May 20, 1942, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Clarence and Ellen (Clark) Woodhurst.
Survivors include her husband, Gene Owens; father, Bud Woodhurst; daughters, Jolynn Snell, Mary Polland and Kimberly Slonaker; son, Gene Owens, Jr.; brother, Buddy Woodhurst; sisters, Janalee Erkle, Sharon Lawson and Susan Siegfried; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Memory Chapel, 131 Grove Ave., in Prescott. Interment will follow at Chino Valley Cemetery.
Memory Chapel helped the family with arrangements.
Martha Ann Mascarenas, 59, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999, at her home in Chino Valley.
She was born on Sept. 24, 1939, to William and Eva (Cullers) McHenry in Marion, Ind.
Mrs. Mascarenas moved to Arizona 46 years ago from Indiana and to Chino Valley 15 years ago. She owned and operated Marty and Mike's Junk Store in Chino Valley.
Survivors include her husband, Miguel of Chino Valley; daughters, Kelly Kurtz of Tucson and Kerry Kurtz of Flagstaff; stepdaughters, Diana Porter of Tucson, Laura Jones and Catherine Mascarenas, both of Nashville, Tenn.; stepsons, Miguel Mascarenas, Jr., of Chino Valley, and Carlos Mascarenas of Nashville; brothers, Richard McHenry of Benson and William McHenry of Chandler; and eight grandchildren.
No services are planned; however the family suggests memorial contributions to the Yavapai Humane Society, 1625 Sundog Ranch Road, Prescott, AZ 86301.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.
Paul Dane Jones, 76, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 3, 1922, in Ardmore, Okla., to Clifford Warren and Lettie (Maddux) Jones.
Mr. Jones was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was shot down and was a prisoner of war. He retired after 22 years of service as a senior master sergeant.
He was a member and past president of the D.A.V., member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and of the Yavapai X-P.O.W., Yavapai Chapter. He volunteered much of his time at the Veterans Affairs Hospital. He was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include his daughters, Paula Jones of Allentown, Pa., Katherine Stumpf of Chicago, Ill., and Jennifer Smith of Colorado Springs, Colo.; son, Clifford of Aurora, Colo.; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Veterans Administration chapel.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Veterans Administration, Hospice Care, 500 E. Highway 89, Prescott, AZ 86313.
Hampton Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.
Rose Camilla Toman, 81, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 1999, in Black Canyon City.
She was born May 28, 1917, in Johnson City, N.Y.
Mrs. Toman was a hard worker all her life, often holding two jobs. She worked as a housekeeper for the state of New York, and also at a shoe factory. She was proud of her Czech heritage, and loved her large family.
Survivors include her sons, Lynn Smith of Black Canyon City, and Clement Bowers Jr. of Modesto, Calif.; daughter, Rose Fox of Black Canyon City; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel, corner of Valley and Navajo roads, in Prescott Valley. Cremation will be private at Bradshaw Crematory, and inurnment will be in the Slovak Catholic Cemetery in Binghamton, N.Y.
The Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel helped the family with arrangements.