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1994 Arizona Obituaries & Abstracts



SADBERRY, JoAn M.

JoAn M. Sadberry, 31, of Phoenix, a licensed practical nurse, died June 12, 1994. She was born in Valley City, N. D. Survivors include her son, Cory Stirnes; parents, Joceline and Kermit Lange; three sisters; and one brother. Green Acres Mortuary, Glendale. 15 June 1994.

SADLER, Harvey R.

Harvey R. Sadler, 60, of Scottsdale, died Jan. 29, 1994. He was born in Carlsbad, N.M., and was a corrections officer and an Air Force veteran. Wife, Peggy; daughters, Claudia Reale and Kim Corley; five grandchildren. Green Acres Mortuary, Scottsdale. 2/1/1994.

SAHADI, Daniel H.

8/20/1994.

SAKEVA, Beth

Bath Sakeva, 66, of Polacca, died Feb. 15, 1994. She was born in Tewa Village and was a pottery maker. Survivors include her daughter, Charlotte Grover; sons Alfonso and Ernest; one sister and two brothers and many grandchildren. Services in Polacca. Botimer Funeral Home. The Arizona Republic 2/16/1994.

SALAZAR, Donaciano N.

Donaciano N. Salazar, 44, of Phoenix, a welder for Parkway Manufacturing, Inc., died Feb. 5, 1994. He was born in Winslow. Survivors include his daughters, Dolores, Lunita and Monica; sons, Donaciano, Jr., and Jesus; parents, Emma and Melcor; stepfather, ... (line cut out here); Gloria Padilla, Julia Morg, Irene Stegal, Cecilia Gallegos, Veronica Oliva; Priscilla Oliva and Patricia; brothers, Joe, Ernest, Raymond and Cruz; and eight grandchildren. Mass Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 1414 S. 17th Ave. Mortensen-Kings Funeral Center. The Arizona Republic Thursday, Feb. 10, 1994

SALAZAR, Florencio M.

Florencio M. Salazar, 79, of Phoenix, died Aug. 20, 1994. He was born in DOuglas and was an operator. Wife, Francisca D.; daughters, Helen Sandoval, Mary Alice Chavez and Irene Ynzunza; son, Joe; sister, Maria Luisa Zavala; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services Iglesia Episcopal De San Pablo, 527 W. Pima. Romero and Boykins Mortuary. 8/23/1994.

SALETRI, Frank

Frank Saletri, 91, of Suring, Wis., died Feb. 11, 1994. He was was born in Budapest, Hungary, and was a dairy owner and an Army veteran. Survivors include daughters, June KIRK and Sandra; sons, Charles, James and John; sisters Isabel RUTKOWSKI and Rose D'AMICO; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Services at Faith Community Church, 1125 S. Dobson, Chandler. The Arizona Republic 2/15/1994.

SALSMAN-HAMILTON, Savannah Kay

Savannah Kay Salsman-Hamilton, 5, of Phoenix, died August 15, 1994. She was born in Phoenix. Parents, Andrea and Rodney; sisters, Kristina, Casey and Marilee Holt; brothers, Kenny Holt, Jr., and Brandon James; and her grandparents. Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale. 8/19/1994.

SAMORA, Edward

Edward Samora, 66, of Miami, Arizona, died Feb. 3, 1994. He was born in Phoenix and was a retired business owner and World War II Army veteran. Daughters, Clara Elizabeth Alvarez and Patricia Ann Samora Franco; sons, Teofilo "Tio", Anthony Paul, Rudolph Michael, William Edward and Raymond Anthony; sister, Anita; brothers, Joseph, Tom and Morris; 11 grandchildren. Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Mesa. Larry J. Melcher Mortuary. 2/6/1994.

SAMPSON, Lewis "Snooks"

Lewis "Snooks" Sampson, 70, of Phoenix, died May 20, 1994. He was born in Albert, Oklahoma, and was a retired construction sheetrocker and World War II Army veteran. Wife, Judith; daughters, Claudia Jeann Moss, Cheryl Vance, Linda Martin, Shawna Hunt and Renee; sons, Bruce, Edwin, Dan, Johnny, Terry, Larry, Guy and Michael; three brothers; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. No services. 5/24/1994.

SANCHEZ, Maria C.

25 July 1920 - 18 May 1994
Maria C. Sanchez, 75, of Cashion, died May 18, 1994. She was born in Mexico and was a homemaker. Husband, Gilberto; daughters, Mariz Vaquez {sic}, Victoria Torres, Gloria Duarte, Mary Ramirez, Bertha Arredondo, Terry Gutierrez, Lencha Viscina, Aurora Arroyo, Concha Velasco and Patsy Casillas; sons, Luis, Ramon, Gilbert, Frank, Hector, Johnny, Lucio and Jesse; two sisters; one brother; 55 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren. St. Williams Catholic Church, Cashion. 20 May 1994.

SANCHEZ, Thelma Martha

Thelma Martha Sanchez, 75, of Centerville, died Aug. 1, 1994. She was born in Phelps, N. Y., and was a retired practical nurse. Husband, Ray; sisters, Margaret Symons, Lucille Rodman, Loretta Springer; aletha Fillingham and Nellie Campbell; and brothers, Roger, James, Clarence and Everett Young. First Assembly of God Church, Cottonwood. 4 August 1994.

SANDERS, Alverta

8/24/1994.

SANDERS, Earl Dale

Earl Dale Sanders, 70, of Mesa, was born in Sharon, Kansas, and died June 13, 1994. He was a World War II Navy veteran. Wife, Emma M.; son, Bill; sisters, Ruby Darling, Betty Dohm and Marie Richardson; brothers, Tweed, Leo, Irvin and Robert; three grandchildren. Services Apostolic Christian Church, 9230 N. 26th St., Phoenix. The AZ Republic 6/16/1994.

SANDLER, Rhea

Rhea Sandler, 81, of Mesa, died Feb. 10, 1994. She was a clerk for the Chicago Tribune and was born in Russia. Survivors include her daughter, Linda WAGNER; son, James; and four grandchildren. Arizona Cremation & Burial. The Arizona Republic 2/16/1994.

SANDOVAL, Anita P.

Anita P. Sandoval, 75, of Flagstaff, a former American Laundry employee, died Oct. 29, 1994. She was born in Riveria, N. M. Survivors include her husband, Emiliano; daughters, Palmie M. Peralta and Flora; son, Felix; sisters, Euflia Dimas, Gable Smith and Irene Martinez; brother, Henry Padilla; 15 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation Flagstaff Mortuary Chapel. Services Grace Fellowship Church, 520 N. Switzer Canyon, Flagstaff. The Arizona Republic Nov. 2, 1994.

SANDOVAL, Cory

Cory Sandoval, infant son of Linda Sandoval and Cory Lee Passage, of Avondale, died May 15, 1994. He was born in Phoenix. Survivors include his sister, Janette Gardea; brother, Shawn Ortega; and his grandparents. Greenwood Memory Lawn Mortuary. 19 May 1994.

SANDUSKY, The Rev. Sidney C.

Sidney C. Sandusky, 61, of Gilbert, died Feb. 15, 1994. He was former pastor of Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Ajo. He was born in Pawnee City, Nebraska, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Wife, Nancy; daughter, Julie; son, David; brother, Wiley; and four grandchildren. Services Good Shepherd Prebyterian Church, 400 Palo Verde, Ajo. Bueler Mortuary. 2/17/1994.

SANFORD, Troy, Jr.

Troy Sanford, Jr., 23, of Phoenix, died June 10, 1994. He was born in Tempe and was a motor company supervisor. Wife, Trena; son, Troy Ramon Terry; mother, Lena White; father, Troy, Sr.; and a brother. South Phoenix Baptist Church, 2006 E. Broadway. 6/17/1994.

SAPELLI, Palmina

Palmina Sapelli, 94, of Glendale, died May 21, 1994. She was born in Italy and was a homemaker. Daughter, Rose; son, Arthur; sister, Maria Patrucco; and tow grandchildren survive. Services were held in Syosset, N.Y. 5/24/1994.

SAPIEGA, Joseph C.

4 March 1926 - 16 May 1994
Joseph C. Sapiega, 68, of Scottsdale, died May 16, 1994. He was born in Mahoney City, PA, and was a hotel bell captain and a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his sisters, Julie Tracy and Margaret Davidson. Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale. 20 May 1994.

SATOVICH, Kathleen

Kathleen Satovich, 50, of Phoenix, a homemaker, was born in Minneapolis and died Oct. 29, 1994. Husband, Gary Robert; daughter, Janeen Baeza; son, David; mother, Alice Dockendorf; sister, Mary Thomlinson; brothers, Tim Aeshliman and Dan; two grandchildren. Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale. 11/1/1994.

SATTLER, Esther

Esther Sattler, 71, of Phoenix, died May 21, 1994. She was born in Cleveland and was a homemaker and a member of Teros and Temple Chai. Husband, Irvin; daughters, Debra and Barbara; brother, Arthur Cohen; one grandchildren. Green Acres Mortuary and Cemetery, 401 N. Hayden, Scottsdale. 5/23/1994.

SAVADOVE, Molly K.

Molly K. Savadove, 78, of Phoenix, a homemaker, died Feb. 6, 1994. She was born in Russia. Survivors include her sons, Robert A. and Stephen Shull; stepsons, Robert and Larry; sister, Ceil Luber; and seven grandchildren. Services Beth Israel Cemetery, 305 S. 35th Ave. Contributions: American Cancer Society. Published in the Arizona Republic Tuesday, February 8, 1994.

SAVIDGE, Betty

Betty Savidge, 72, of Phoenix, a homemaker, died June 13, 1994. She was born in Mount Carmel, PA. Survivors include her husband, John R.; daughters, Lois Lucille Cary and Joan Edith Torrey; five grandchildren. National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. 6/15/1994.


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SAXELBY, Jim

Jim Saxelby, 41, of Gilbert, died July 31, 1994. He was born in Los Angeles and was a retired department store manager. Wife, M. E. Dinah; daughter, Dinah; son, Azul; sister, June McGuiere; and brothers, Gary McGuiere and Bill. Melcher's Chaple of the Roses, Mesa. East Resthaven Cemetery, 4310 E. Southern. 8/3/1994.

SCANLAN, Leo E.

Leo E. Scanlan, 89, of Prescott Valley, died Jan. 19, 1994. He was born in Samoa and was a retired realtor. Wife, Gretchen. Sunrise Funeral Home. 2/2/1994.

SCARBROUGH, Sherman

Sherman Scarbrough, 83, of Prescott, a professional cowboy, died Feb. 7, 1994. He was born in Lewisburg, Kentucky, and was a World War II veteran. Survivors include his wife, Anne Becker; brother, Azzro; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services Skull Valley Cemetery. Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, Prescott. The Arizona Republic Thursday, Feb. 10, 1994

SCHABLOSKE, George W., Sr.

George W. Schabloske, Sr., 76, of Mesa, a maintenance supervisor, died Nov. 3, 1994. He was born in Chicago and was a World War II Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Shirley; son, George W., Jr.; sister, Isabelle Hurth; and three grandchildren. Services Melcher's Mission Chapel, 6625 E. Apache Trail, Mesa. Contributions: Ronald McDonald House of Phoenix. The Arizona Republic Nov. 5, 1994, p. B9.

SCHAFER, Henry Joseph

Henry Joseph Schafer, 72, of Phoenix, died Feb. 3, 1994. He was born in Chicago and was a former advertising executive and Marine Corps veteran. Sister, Ann Miller. Services Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 99th Ave. and Thomas. Avondale Funeral Home. 2/6/1994.

SCHEIBELEIN, Charles

Charles Scheibelein, 69, of Camp Verde, died Feb. 3, 1994. He was a color striker for Border Chemical Inc., was born in Brooklyn, New York. Survivors include his wife, Helen; daughters, Kathy, Dawn and Helen; son, Charles; brother, Harry; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildre. Hepler Funeral Home. Published in the Arizona Republic 2/15/1994.

SCHLAGEL, Martin

Martin Schlagel, 80, of Phoenix, died Feb. 16, 1994. He was born in Saginaw, Michigan, and was a retired baker and school custodian for the Washington Elementary School District. Wife, Ethel; daughters, Marlene Seago, Beverly Stephens, Yvonne ELLSWORTH and Cora Bechtel; sons, Steve, Ron and Keith; sisters, Esther, Clara and Dorothy; 24 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. 2/18/1994.

SCHMICK, Reinhalt

Reinhalt Schmick, 74, of Chandler, a retired field man and farmer, died Feb. 2, 1994. He was born in Brush, Colorado, and was an Army veteran. He was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Survivors include his wife, Clara; daughter, Linda Margheim; son, Jerry; sisters Leah Slaughter, Helen Schlager, Caroline Knotts, Hilda Marlin, Rachael Satur and Clara Schreiner; brothers, Ed, Bill and Jake; four grandchildren. Visitation and services at Valley of the Sun Mortuary Chapel, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler. Contributions: Community Hospice, Phoenix. Published in the Arizona Republic Tuesday, February 8, 1994.

SCHMIDT, Kathe

Kathe Schmidt, 89, of Phoenix, died Jan. 30, 1994. She was born in Germany and was a homemaker. Daughter, Helma MARINELLI; one grandchild and one great-grandchild. No services. Greer-Wilson Funeral Home. 2/3/1994.

SCHMIDT, Grace Victoria

Grace VIctoria Schmidt, 76, of Glendale, a clerk, died June 7, 1994. She was born in Chicago. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Survivors include her husband, Howard; daughter, Lynn Victoria Grimm; son, Lee Victor Schmidt; brother, Larry Pelligrini; and seven grandchildren. 6/15/1994.

SCHNEIDER, Johnathan

Jonathan Schneider, 35, of Rimrock, died Feb. 8, 1994. He was born in Chicago. Survivors include his companion, Nettie Washington. Avondale Funeral Home. 2/18/1994.

SCHRADER, Robert Edward, Sr.

Robert Edward Schrader, Sr., 73, died Nov. 3, 1994. He was born in Chicago. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Warner; daughters, Kitty Spencer and Kristine; son, Robert, Jr.; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchidlren. North Phoenix Baptist Church. 5 Nov 1994.

SCHRECK, Adolphus "Al"

Adolphus "Al" Schreck, 81, of Phoenix, died Aug. 1, 1994. He was en electrician and World War II Army veteran. Sisters, Ellen Rifley, Pat Bailey and Mary Waters. St. Gregory's Church, 3424 N. 18th Ave. 4 Aug 1994.

SCHREINER, Marion W.

Marion W. Schreiner, 92, of Tempe, died May 21, 1994. He was born in Mount Carroll, Illinois, and was a house painter. Wife, Jessie; daughter, Norma Raby; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services University Presbyterian Church, Tempe. 5/24/1994.

SCHROEDER, George L.

George L. Schroeder, 70, of Phoenix, died Feb. 16, 1994. He was born in Hamilton, Ohio, and was a World War II Army veteran and a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Wife, Bonnie Sutton; stepdaughter, Eva Keesler; son, John; brothers, Jack and Bob; and three grandchildren. Greenwood Memory Lawn Mortuary, 719 N. 27th Ave. 2/18/1994.

SCHUE, Frank J.

Frank J. Schue, 53, died Feb. 9, 1994. He was born in Chicago and was a dentist and member of the American Dental Association. Wife, Anne; daughters, M...tyre; Jeannette and Kathleen; sister, Peggy Marmor; and brother. Services Perpetual Help Catholic Church. 2/11/1994.

SCHULZ, John Herman

John Herman Schulz, 86, of Mesa, died Jan. 27, 1994. He was born in Burlington, Iowa, and was a foreman. Wife, Janine; daughter, Betty; stepdaughter, Gerianne Powell; sisters, Viola Olson and Lena Netzke; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Family Burial and Cremation Center. 2/2/1994.

SCHULZE, Carl Heinz

Carl Heinz Schulze, 74, of Scottsdale, a real estate broker, died Feb. 7, 1994. He was born in Germany and was a World War II and Korean War Marine Corps veteran. Survivors include his wife, Sue E.; sons, Marc, Curt and Dan; sister, Ingrid Lange; and five grandchildren. Services Abiding Savior Lutheran CHurch, 515 E. Continental Drive, Tempe. Contributions: Disabled American Veterans. Messinger Mortuary. The Arizona Republic Thursday, Feb. 10, 1994

SCHUMACHER, Norma C.

Norma C. Schumacher, 42, of Tempe, died May 15, 1994. She was born in Argentina and was a cashier at Luby's Cafeteria. Husband, Carl E.; daughter, Anna C.; sons, Alexander and Tylan and Steve Arave; mother, Elva Suarez. Mission del Sol Presbyterian Church, Tempe. 20 May 1994.

SCHUMAKER, Vincent F.

8/20/1994.

SCHUTTE, Wilburt Carl

Wilburt Carl Schutte, 81, of Phoenix, a manager with Bethany Crest Coop No. 6, died Feb. 8, 1994. He was born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Survivors include his sons, Chuck, Tom and Paul; sister, Gertrude Bushkoph; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. No services are planned. Contributions: American Cancer Society. Chapel of the Chimes Mortuary. The Arizona Republic Thursday, Feb. 10, 1994

SCHWEITZER, Lydia G.

Lydia G. Schweitzer, 77, a winter visitor to Scottsdale from Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, died Feb. 13, 1994. She was born in Monroe, Washington. Survivors include her daughters, Patricia Meyer, Mary Stallard and Marcia Watson; sons, Walter L., Mike, Mark, Paul and Bret; 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Services in Wisconsin. Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home. The Arizona Republic 2/16-17/1994.

SCHWERING, Donald R.

Donald R. Schwering, 63, of Tucson, died June 14, 1994. He was born in Cleveland and was an employee of Hobart Corp. and a Navy veteran. Daughters, Elizabeth Lohmolder and Pat Chastain; sons, Jim and Rick; mother, Dorothy Cummings; brother, Vernon; six grandchildren. St. Pius X Church, Tucson. 6/17/1994.

SCHWINNER, Brian D.

Brian D. Schwinner, 50, of Prescott, died June 13, 1994. He was born in San Francisco and was an Army veteran. Survivors include his son, Kevin; parents, Bernice and Rudolf; brothers, Ray, John, Carl and Paul; three grandchildren. Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home. The Arizona Republic 6/16/1994.


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SCOTT, Coleman Delano

27 September 1922 - 14 February 1994
Coleman Delano Scott, 71, of Phoenix, died Feb. 14, 1994. He was a retired clerk for Circle K Corp., was born in Rattan, Oklahoma, and was a WWII Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, June; daughters, Cheryl VanderLinden, Ribecca Tippetts, Paula; sister, Frances Ballard; four grandchildren. Published in the Arizona Republic 2/15/1994.

SCOTT, Marianne F.

Marianne F. Scott, 51, of Phoenix, died May 18, 1994. She was born in Salt Lake City and was a homemaker. Husband, John V.; daughters, La Donna Cook, Laura, Kathy, JOhnna, Jennifer and Nancy; sons, Trevor and John V., Jr.; mother, Marian Free; sister, Virginia Martin; brothers, Bud, Ralph and Bob Free; four grandchildren. 5/23/1994.

SCOTT, Thomas G.

Thomas G. Scott, 79, of Mesa, died May 22, 1994. He was born in Cumberland, R.I., and was a retired owner of Scott Veterinary Supply and was a World War II Navy veteran. Wife, Ruth; daughters, Patricia A. Bokavich and Kathleen Prigley; stepsons, Stephen R. and L. A. Leavitt; two sisters; two brothers; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Alta Mesa Ward, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mesa. 5/24/1994.

SCRIVANO, Nancy

Nancy Scrivano, 45, of Austin, formerly of Phoenix, a homemaker, died June 2, 1994. Survivors include her husband, Jerry; daughter, Lisa; son, Jay; mother, Mishi Oatson; sister, Maria; and brothers, Joseph, Jack and Michael. Mass SS. Simon and Jude Catholic Church, Phoenix. Cason Monk-Metcalf Mortuary, Texas. 15 June 1994.

SEADERS, Luella S. Bruner

Luella S. Bruner Seaders, 84, of Lincoln City, Oregon, formerly of Phoenix, died May 22, 1994. She was born in Batesville, Indiana, and was a retired Sears employee and member of the Order of Eastern Star. Daughters, Clydella Cowden and Shirla Beasley; sister, Wilma Bush; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchidlren. Services were held in Greensburg, Indiana. 5/24/1994.

SEASE, Lena M.

Lena M. Sease, 78, of Mesa, died Feb. 14, 1994. She was born in Spanish Fort, Texas. Survivors include her son, James R.; sisters, Dinah PIPER and Vondell GREEN; brother, H. D. Embry. City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 N. Center. Published in the Arizona Republic 2/15/1994.

SEBOROWSKI, Joyce R.

Joyce R. Seborowski, 43, of Phoenix, died July 30, 1994. Husband, Dennis; mother, Eleanor Grable; sisters, Janice Leon and Judith Isaacson; brother, Arthur Constable. Greer-Wilson Funeral Home. 8/3/1994.

SCIFRES, Jacque F. A.

Jacque F. A. Scifres, 63, of Glendale, an office manager, died Feb. 3, 1994. She was born in Texas. Survivors include her daughter, Colleen Sweetow; sisters, Patricia Sparrow and Mary Wayne Spurlock; brother, Duane Tinkler; and one grandchild. Services A. L. Moore and Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. Contributions: Hospice of the Valley, Phoenix. Published in the Arizona Republic Monday, February 7, 1994.

SELAND, Warren Talmer

Warren Talmer Seland, 77, of Apache Junction, died Feb. 1, 1994. He was born in Minneapolis, and was a retired mail supervisor with the Federal Reserve and a World War II Navy Veteran. Wife, Frances; son, Terry; daughter, Judith Schmahl; sister, Betty James; and four grandchildren. Services Superstition Sunrise Recreational Vehicle Resort. 2/5/1994.

SELBY, Luther B.

Luther B. Selby, 59, of Wittman, died Feb. 13, 1994. He was an auto upholsterer, was born in Mesa and was an Army and Air Force veteran. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Rose; daughter, Debra Kay Brinkman; sons, Daniel Ray, Michael Lee and Larry Blaine; brothers William and James; and 13 grandchildren. Heritage Funeral Chapel. the Arizona Republic 2/16/1994.

SELLICK, Delores L.

Delores L. Sellick, 59, of Miami, died May 18, 1994. She was born in Miami and was a homemaker. Husband, Cecil; daughter, Ken Vining; son, Ken; brothers, Manuel and Richard Laguna; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Miami. 20 May 1994.

SERRANO, Phillip George

Phillip George Serrano, 40, of Houston, formerly of Casa Grande, died May 17, 1994. He was born in Casa Grande and was a graphics designs manager. Survivors include his mother, Yvonne; sisters, Sara Turner and Linda Waggoner; brothers, Mac Randle, Chris, Greg and Mark; and grandmother. St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Casa Grande. 19 May 1994.

SERRATO, Maria

Maria Serrato, 80, of Glendale, died May 22, 1994. She was born in Mexico and was a homemaker. Daughters, Oralia Kaufman and Margaret Gomez; two grandchildren. Services at Church of God, 5823 W. McLellan, Glendale. 5/24/1994.

SEYMOUR, Rith [sic] Morrison

Rith Morrison Seymour, 90, of Phoenix, died Aug. 20, 1994. She was born in Canada. Daughters, Carolyn Nelson and Jane Gotte; son, Marshall; and one grandchild. A.L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. 8/23/1994.

SEYMOUR, Suzanne

Suzanne Seymour, 62, of Jerome, died Feb. 11, 1994. She was born in Ashtabula, Ohio, and was a homemaker. Survivors include her daughters, Susan Evans, Margaret E. Langston and Jane Jokilehyo; sons, Paul, Steven and Edward Jokilehto; sisters, Nancy Boast, Shirley Felix and Margaret Rafidi; brothers, Robert and Arthur Kach. Family Burial & Cremation Center. Published in the Arizona Republic 2/16/1994.

SHAFFER, John E.

John E. Shaffer, 83, of Phoenix, died Oct. 31, 1994. He was a retired coal miner, was born in Oak Ridge, Pennsylvania. Wife, Mary Ellen; daughter, Sharon A. Roberts; son, Edwind; sister, Gladys Bowser; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Paradise Memorial Gardens, 9300 E. Shea, Scottsdale. 11/1/1994.

SHALLENBERGER, O. P.

O. P. Shallenberger, 85, of Sun City, died Feb. 14, 1994. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and was a construction engineer. Son, Onslow Peters III. Sunland Mortuary. Services St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church. 2/17/1994.

SHAMEL, Frank R.

Frank R. Shamel, 81, of Sun City West, a life insurance salesman, died Nov. 2, 1994. He was born in Greencastle, Indiana, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Elks Lodge. Survivors include his daughters, Dede Davalos and Ann Goodnoff; son, Timothy; sister, Mildred O'Hain; and one grandchild. Sunland Mortuary. Contributions: Shriner's Crippled Children's Hospital, Fairfax Avenue at Virginia Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103. The Arizona Republic Nov. 4, 1994.

SHANKS, Herbert Allen

Herbert Allen Shanks, 78, of Missouri, a winter visitor, died Feb. 1994. He was born in Lawson, Missouri, and was an Air Forces veteran. Survivors include wife, Phyllis Bedingfield; daughter, ... Shanks Leonhardt; son, Herbert; four grandchildren. 2/11/1994.

SHANKS, Max

Max Shanks, 84, of Phoenix, died Feb. 16, 1994. He was born in St. Louis and was a retired St. Louis Star Times employee and World War II Army Air Corps veteran. Son, Robert Sands; sisters, Rose Blum, Sally Hefele and Jean Schreiber; and three grandchildren. Sinai Mortuary. 2/18/1994.

SHAPPELL, Gladys B.

Gladys B. Shappell, 91, of Cottonwood, died May 15, 1994. She was born in Wichita Falls, Texas, and was a homemaker. Survivors include her son, Dean Rountree; one sister; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 19 May 1994.

SHARP, Ruth L.

Ruth L. Sharp, 73, of Phoenix, a retired registered nurse, died June 12, 1994. Survivors include her husband, RObert; daughters, Mary Ann and Eileen; son, Thomas; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild. Visitation 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. Thursday, Mercer Chapel, 15431 E. Thomas Road. Contributions: SS. Simon and Jude Church, 6351 N. 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85017. The Arizona Republic 15 June 1994.

SHASSETZ, Larry R.

Larry R. Shassetz, 59, of Litchfield Park, died Aug. 17, 1994. He was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and was a retired employee of GMC Truck Co. and an Air Force veteran. Wife, Barbara; daughters, Susan and Anne; son, Rick; brother, George. 8/19/1994.


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SHAW, Mary Katherine

Mary Katherine Shaw, 84, of Cottonwood, died May 14, 1994. She was born in Seymore, Texas, and was an owner of a credit bureau. Survivors include her husband, Matthew. 19 May 1994.

SHEEHAN, Vincent Phillip

Vincent Phillip Sheehan, 67, of Scottsdale, died May 14, 1994. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and was an advertising salesman and Navy veteran. Survivors include his daughters, Patricia Flack and Kathleen Dawilbee; son, Vincent; and mother, Norma Bingham. 19 May 1994.

SHELLEY, Asael Reed

8/20/1994.

SHELLEY, Betty Lou

Betty Lou Shelley, 72, of Chandler Heights, died May 20, 1994. She was born in Seattle and was a homemaker. Husband, Edwin Earl; sons, Dennis and James; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 5/23/1994.

SHELTON, Doris P.

Doris P. Shelton, 68, of Phoenix, died June 15, 1994. She was born in Orr, Oklahoma, and was a bookkeeper. Survivors include daughters, ..., Toni Rash; sister, Virginia Porter; and three grandchildren. 6/17/1994.

SHEPARD, Edward W.

Edward W. Shepard, 71, of Phoenix, died Feb. 3, 1994. He was born in La Porte, Indiana, and was a retired production tool crib attendant at Motorola and a World War II Army Air Forces veteran. Wife, Lucille; daughters, Penny McGrew and Debbie McMillan; sons, David, Dale and Mark; and 10 grandchildren. Services were held in La Porte. Essling Funeral Home, LaPorte, IN. 2/4/1994.

SHERMAN, Katherine D.

Katherine D. Sherman, 89, of Mesa, a retired university dormitory director, died June 15, 1994. She was born in Marquette, Michigan. Survivors include her daughter, Ann Willard; sons, Donn H. and James L. O'Brien; and six grandchildren. 6/18/1994.

SHERWIN, Irene M.

Irene M. Sherwin, 71, of Sun Lakes, died Jan. 31, 1994. She was born in Johnsonberg, Pennsylvania, and was a ticket agent with the Pennsylvania Railroad. Husband, Charles J.; sisters, Sophia Jackson and Viola Wacob. St. Steven's Parish, 24827 S. Dobson Rd, Sun Lakes. Bueler Mortuary. 2/2/1994.

SHIRK, Elizabeth Lamson

Elizabeth Lamson Shirk, 86, of Phoenix, died July 26, 1994. She was born in Waltham, Massachusetts, and was a retired clerk for the Ohio Department of Auto Licensing. Survivors include sons, Donald E., Hugh E. and William D.; sisters, Doris Botwell and Bertha Henderson; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were held in Cleveland. 4 August 1994.

SHOCKOVSKY, Michael J.

Michael J. Shockovsky, 67, of Surprise, died Jan. 28, 1994. He was born in Stowe, Ohio, and was a supervision manager for a plastics company and a World War II Navy veteran. Wife, Joan; daughters, Cheryl Young, Michele Young and Linda Armstrong; sons, Jeffrey Young and Robert Young; mother, Sophia Hinz; sister, Esther Ruth Hershelman; and three grandchildren. Heritage Funeral Chapel. 2/2/1994.


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SHOFSTALL, Weldon P. age 90

2/11/1994.

SHORES, Bernice M.

Bernice M. Shores, 79, of Phoenix, died May 21, 1994. She was born in Shannon City, Iowa, and was a homemaker. Husband, V. Ernest; sons< david Larry and Philip Joel; sister, Naomi Louise Reif. Services North Freeway Assembly of God, 2828 W. Country Gables Dr., Phoenix. 5/24/1994.

SHUKAN, Amy D.

Amy D. Shukan, 82, of Sun City, a teacher of creative arts, died Feb. 6, 1994. She was born in Canada. Survivors include her husband, William; daughters, Mary Pat DeWitt and Catherine Wengryniuk; son, Gerry Teahan; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services First Presbyterian Church, 16000 N. Del Webb Blvd., Sun City. Menke Funeral Home. The Arizona Republic Thursday, Feb. 10, 1994

SIGLER, Jack I.

Jack I. Sigler, Sr., 70, of Apache Junction, died May 20, 1994. He was born in Wooster, Ohio, and was a retired electrician and Army veteran. He was also a member of the American Legion. Wife, Beverly; daughters, Debbie Lovato and Jodi; sons, Jack, Jr., and John; sisters, Carmen Lucas and Ruth Chase; brother, Howard; and 10 grandchildren. Apache Junction Mortuary. 5/24/1994.

SILKENAT, Ruth Ann

Ruth Ann Silkenat, 93, of Sun City, died Jan. 27, 1994. She was born in Cripple Creek, Colorado, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Daughter, Ada Mae Brown; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were held in Kansas City, Missouri. 2/1/1994.

SIMKINS, Charles Leroy

Charles Leroy Simkins, 66, of Farmington, N.M., formerly of Phoenix, died Aug. 17, 1994. Wife, Jeanne; daughter, Kim Marie Parris; sons, Daniel and Russell; mother, Kate; sister, Katherine Campbell; seven grandchildren. Services were in New Mexico. 8/19/1994.

SIMMONS, Carmel L.

Carmel L. Simmons, 73, of Scottsdale, died May 18, 1994. She was born in Calgary, Alberta, and was a homemaker and World War II Navy veteran. Husband, Thomas; daughter, Susan Stalzer; sons, Patrick and Tim; brothers, Angelo and Dr. Joseph Leone; and five grandchildren. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Scottsdale. 20 May 1994.

SIMON, Betty J.

Betty J. Simon, 60, of Phoenix, died Feb. 15, 1994. She was born in Frestonburg, Kentucky, and was an electronics technician and a Korean War Army veteran. Husband, William E.; daughters, Carolyn Nilsen and Sheron Langston; sons, William and Erick; two sisters; five brothers; and three grandchildren. Phoenix Memorial Mortuary. 2/17/1994.

SIPE, Mildred "Buey"

Mildred "Buey" Sipe, 95, of Globe, died June 15, 1994. She was born in Indiana and was a retired teacher. Daughter, Ruth LeGate; son, John P.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Contributions: First Presbyterian Church, Globe. Globe Cemetery. 6/17/1994.

SIVERSON, Gerald Raymond

Gerald Raymond Siverson, 86, of Pine, died July 28, 1994. He was born in Moorhead, Minnesota, and was a construction worker. Son, Gerald R., Jr.; stepson, Brian Wurtz; companion, Sherry Wurtz; mother, Vera; sister, Sharon; brothers, Duane, John, Donnie, Gary and Ronnie. Glendale Free Methodist Church. Payson Funeral Home. 8/3/1994.

SKAGGS, Jeffery Alan

Jeffery Alan Skaggs, 34, of Phoenix, a U. S. Army private first class, died Feb. 5, 1994. He was born in Phoenix. Survivors include his wife, Carole Jo; daughters, Jennifer and Elizabeth; son Jeffery, Jr.; parents, Ellavene and Billy, Sr.; sisters, Robin and Susan; brothers, Billy Joe, Jr. and Bruce Wayne; and grandparents. Visitation and services at New Life Fellowship Church, 7603 N. 59th Lane, Glendale. Crystal Rose Funeral Home, Tolleson. Published in the Arizona Republic Tuesday, February 8, 1994.

SKAGGS, Ronnie

Ronnie Skaggs, 39, of Phoenix, died June 7, 1994. He was born in Phoenix. Survivors include his wife, Diana; daughters, Kathy Gibson, Leasa Gibson and Teresa Warwick; son, David Gibson; mother, Evelyn Thomas; sister, Linda Smith; brother, Roger; and seven grandchildren. Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery. Published in the Arizona Republic 6/15-16/1994.

SKIDMORE, Tawana D.

8/24/1994.

SKINNER, Howard W.

Howard W. Skinner, 76, of Phoenix, died Aug. 4, 1994. He was born in Moberly, Missouri, and was a construction engineer and Marine Corps veteran. Daughter, Patricia; son, Brian; brother, Walter W.; and one grandchild. No services. Botimer Funeral Home. 8/6/1994.

SKLAD, Chester Michael

Chester Michael Sklad, 69, of Phoenix, died May 20, 1994. He was born in Cleveland and was former restaurateur and World War II Navy veteran. Wife, Mary Ann; daughters, Angela Scott and Cynthia; son, Robert; sisters, Florence Krajzynski and Helen Adam; brother, Ted; one grandchild. 5/23/1994.

SLAGTER, Derk

Derk Slagter, 75, of Sun City West, died Oct. 29, 1994. He was born in Jamestown, Michigan, and was a tool and die maker. Wife, Josephine I.; daughter, Susan MILLS; sister, Jenny WOSLER. Sunland Mortuary. 11/1/1994.

SLAUGHTER, Agnes Kitts

Agnes Kitts Slaughter, 85, of Glendale, a retired licensed practical nurse, died Feb. 5, 1994. She was born in Enid, Oklahoma. Survivors include her daughters, Lois Peters, Lenora Daugherty and Beverly Bowe; sons, William E. and Marvin L.; sisters, Babe Saylor and Katherine Crawford; 21 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren. Services Greenwood Memroy Lawn Mortuary and Cemetery, 719 N. 27th Ave. Contributions: American Red Cross, Phoenix. Published in the Arizona Republic Tuesday, February 8, 1994.


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