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Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
April 12, 1963
Death came last Thursday afternoon to another pioneer Wickenburg resident, FRANK TARBUTTON, who had lived in this town nearly half a century. Funeral services were held in the Wickenburg Chapel at 2 p.m. Saturday conducted by the Rev. R. L. JENKINS of the First Baptist Church and burial was in the Wickenburg Cemetery. For many years Mr. Tarbutton owned and operated a grocery store and rooming house in the building at the corner of Tegner and Apache Streets, a portion of which was occupied until recently by Ted's Radio Shop. Johnson's Department Store, when erected a number of years ago, stands on another portion of the property where Mr. Tarbutton had his store and rooming house. In 1929 Mr Tarbutton built the building which his son Victor occupies today with his Western Auto Store. The building was constructed for the Pay 'N Takit grocery which later became the Safeway here.
Mr. Tarbutton was born January 17, 1879 in Hillsboro, Texas, where he grew up and received his elementary education. He studied law at the University of Texas and was admitted to the Texas bar but never practiced law. He first visited Wickenburg in 1907 but returned to Texas where he taught in the Culbertson School for Boys in Austin and then operated a book store in Hillsboro. Upon moving to Wickenburg he engaged in mining, owning properties east of town on the Constellation Road. Mr. Tarbutton is survived by his widow Blanche, son Victor and four grandchildren.

February 4, 1955 p. 4
CLARENCE TAYLOR Funeral Saturday
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday) for Clarence Norman TAYLOR, a prominent Salome businessman, who passed away Tuesday, February 1, at Wickenburg Community Hospital, where he had been a patient since December 13. He had operated Taylor's Garage in Salome for 15 years, and had been a resident 'of the state since 1934. Mr. Taylor was born 41 years ago in Colorado. Mrs. Taylor, the former Nellama Shride, survives as does one son, Dennis, 14. Other survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Hattie RUSSELL of Oxnard, Calif., Mrs. Mabel BROCKMAN of Bakersfield, Calif., and Mrs. Pearl HELMICK of Caldwell, Idaho. Also three brothers, Ira, also of Caldwell; Arthur, Salinas, Calif., and Louis, Montrose, Colorado. Mr. Taylor was a member of the Salome Lions Club, the Elks Club at Parker, Hassayampa Lodge I No. 37, F. & A. M., and the Shrine. Masonic services will be held at the First Presbyterian Church with Dr Charles S. POLING officiating. Burial will be in the Wickenburg Cemetery.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Nov 25, 1960 p. 6
WESLEY E. TAYLOR Burial To Be Here
WESLEY E. TAYLOR of Phoenix, former Wickenburg resident who died last Saturday morning in the home of Mrs. Clarence Long on the Rincon Road where he was visiting, was buried in the Wickenburg Cemetery Wednesday following funeral services that morning in Phoenix. Mr. Taylor lived on the Rincon Road until about 5 years ago when he moved to Phoenix. His son Willard was a plumbing contractor here until about 15 years ago. The son now lives in Bagdad. Another son, Bill, who lives in Phoenix, married the former Wilma LONG, daughter, of Mrs. Clarence LONG. Mr. & Mrs. Taylor were visiting Mrs. Long when he was suddenly stricken and died immediately.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Aug 15, 2001 P. 14
LUTHER E. TEETERS of Kingman died Aug. 8, 2001 in Phoenix. He was 12. The young Teeters was born Jan. 10, 1989 in Glendale, Ariz., and had lived in Arizona his entire life. Before moving to Kingman, he lived in the Morristown and Aguila areas. Survivors include his father Cecil TEETERS of Kingman; and brothers Richard Teh Harr, Thomas Teh Harr and Gary Teh Harr, all of Michigan. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday (Aug. 18) at Frey Funeral Home in Wickenburg, with Father John Vogt officiating.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
May 26, 1961
JACK TERRILL Dies in Texas
JACK TERRILL, former resident of Yarnell, died at his home in Bellevue, Texas, May 15. Funeral services and burial were in that city the following day. Mr. Terrill, who was 81 years old, had lived in Arizona 50 years and left Yarnell for Texas 3 years ago. He was a well known cowboy, served as a sheep inspector under Gov. George Hunt, and once managed the Nevada ranch of Clara Bow, famed movie star of years ago. A sister, Anne THOMPSON of Bellevue, survives.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
June 4, 1937, p. 1
Former Operator of Monte Cristo Mine, Well Known in Arizona Mining Circles, is Called Thursday. Private funeral services for Ezra W. THAYER, 77 years old, widely known Arizona mining man and one of the state’s pioneer developers, who died early yesterday morning at his home at 2242 West Adams street, were held at 10 a. m. yesterday from Memory chapel of A. L. Moore & Sons. Burial will follow in Greenwood Memorial park. Mr. Thayer was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, October 5, 1949. When a young man he went to Utah and from there came to Phoenix in 1882, where he had resided since. During his 66 years residence here Mr. Thayer had engaged in various mining ventures throughout the state and did much to promote the development of Maricopa county’s mineral resources. He always contended that the surface had hardly been scratched in the county, and that development would reveal untold mineral wealth. Starting as a clerk in a local hardware store, Mr. Thayer soon opened a store of his own, which he operated until 1929, continuing meanwhile to interest himself in mining projects. Among the major properties which he had owned and operated was the Monte Christo mine, near Wickenburg, which for some time ranked as one of the state’s leading producers. In addition to his mining and business interests, Mr. Thayer was active in many community development movements. He also owned considerable property in the city. He was an active member of the Phoenix chamber of Commerce and for many years was affiliated with all local Masonic bodies. Surviving are his wife, a daughter Priscilla and two sons, Nathan B. THAYER of Phoenix, and Ezra W, THAYER, Jr. of Los Angeles.

November 5, 1954 p. 1
LAWRENCE THAYER Lost Life In Car Accident
Mrs. H. B. Thayer of Wickenburg was informed Wednesday' of the death, Tuesday afternoon, of her son, Lawrence which followed an automobile accident near Lodi, Calif. Lawrence had lived here until several months ago. Mrs. Thayer is employed at the Signal Cafe. The Thayers were residents of Morristown until the passing of Mr. Thayer some time ago. The body of Lawrence THAYER will be brought here for burial.

November 12, 1954 p. 1
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m. today (Friday) at the Wickenburg Chapel for Lawrence H. Thayer, son of Mrs. Flora M. Thayer of Wickenburg, who lost his life in a highway accident near Lodi, Calif., November 2. Rev Carl Adams of the Foursquare Chapel will conduct the services and burial will be in Wickenburg Cemetery, beside his father, the late H. B. THAYER, who passed away August 2, 1954.
Native Arizonan
Lawrence THAYER was born in Phoenix March 1, 1928, and spent most of his boyhood in that city and in Morristown. He served three years in the Navy and a similar period in the Air Force. In the accident which claimed his life, Mr. Thayer was a passenger in a car which turned out to pass another car and collided head-on with an approaching truck. Surviving, mother, are a brother, Charles L. of Morristown.

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Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, Arizona
December 18, 1996
MARY E. THIES of Morristown, died Dec. 15 in Morristown. She was 73. Mrs. Thies was born Sept. 12, 1923 in Denver Township, Mich. She had lived in Arizona for the past 20 years, coming from Michigan. Survivors include her husband, Edward THIES of Morristown; sons and daughters-in-laws Carl and Alice THIES of Temple, Texas and John and Cindi THIES of Phoenix; daughters Mary June MEREDITH and Ruth POTRAFKA both of Phoenix; daughter and son-in-law Julie and Philip WALLACE of Rickreall, Ore.; sisters Nellie Farber of Morristown and Michigan, Areldine IRONS of Hesparia, Mich., Donna DAUNT of Michigan, Billie HECOX of Rio Ricos, and Beverly Campbell of Holland, Mich.; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Frey Funeral Home. Services will follow at Frey Funeral Home, with Pastor Duane Middleton officiating. Burial will follow in the Morristown Cemetery.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, Arizona
March 13, 2002
TOM (WALLACE B) THOMAS went home to be with the Lord on March 6, 2002. He was 82. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend to many. He was born to Lloyd and Anna THOMAS, on March 24, 1919 in Carrington, N.D. He spent most of his adult life as a working cowboy in South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Arizona. For several years, he sold cars in local dealerships. He also owned a business and made custom saddles in Hulett, Wyoming. Tom was a longtime resident of the community, living in Wickenburg since 1953. He served his country in World War II with the U.S. Army, as a radio operator in the South Pacific. He is survived by his wife Karen; son Carson THOMAS and his wife Billie; daughter Carol McRANN and her husband Dan, daughter Lori JOHNSTON and Dave WALTER; stepdaughter Kellie TIKKUN and stepson Kenton MERRICK and his wife Tonya; brother Howard Thomas; and sister Donna Bennett. He is also survived by his grandchildren Callie THOMAS, Lacie, Kasten, Dustie Young, Ambershea TERHUNE, Joshua COPUS, Kaylon COPUS, Richard WILLIAMS, Trevor JOHNSTON, Wendy JOHNSTON, Zach MERRICK and Luke MERRICK. Seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. A celebration of Tom's life was held on Monday (March 11) at Calvary Baptist Church of Wickenburg. Pastor Gary Golike officiated. Burial followed in the Wickenburg Municipal Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Advancing Native Missions, P.O. Box 5303, Charlottesville, VA 22905, or the Tom Thomas Cowpuncher Poetry Fund at the Wickenburg Bank of America. All arrangements were by Frey Funeral Home.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
January 18, 1957, p. 8
Octave Resident of 44 Years Dies
Graveside rites were conducted Saturday afternoon in the Congress Cemetery for Mrs. ELVIAN THOMASON, 68, who died January 8 at her home at Octave where she had lived for 44 years. Mrs. THOMASON, born in Los Angeles, had been an Arizona resident for 63 years. Survivors include the husband, George THOMASON of Octave; three sons, Earl and Clyde of Whitney, Nevada, and Ernest of Indio, Calif.; and a daughter, Mrs. Lucille SMITH of Blythe, Calif. She was a sister of Clarence DUNHAM of Wickenburg.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, Arizona
March 16, 1962
GEORGE THOMASON Rites on Wednesday
Graveside services were held at the Congress Cemetery Wednesday morning for GEORGE W. THOMASON, 78, of Congress who died Sunday. Born in Iowa, he later lived in Goldfield, Nevada, and moved to Congress in 1905. He was a miner. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Lucille SMITH, big Bear lake, California; three sons, Earl of Las Vegas, Nevada, Ernest of Lucerne Valley, Calif., and Clyde of Chloride; a sister, Mrs. Belle SNYDER of San Diego; and six grandchildren.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Jan 6, 1956, p. 1
Auto Accident Claims Lives Of Two Local Women
What started out to be a desert picnic in late afternoon of a pleasant New Year's Day turned into tragedy when the car in which two Wickenburg women were riding left the highway and turned over about two miles from Arrowhead on the road to Hillside. Mrs. MELBA REPANNAS, age 30, died of head injuries shortly after midnight Wednesday while the other occupant of the car, Mrs. CLAIRE W. THOMPSON, age 55, died of similar injuries at 1:47 a.m. Thursday at Community Hospital here where both were brought after the accident. Cause of the accident had not been determined at the time The SUN went to press. They were riding in a comparatively new sedan and were crushed when the car landed on its top, flattening the latter to the doors, according to peace officers. Desert Cypress Residents Both Mrs. Repannas and Mrs. Thompson came to Wickenburg around Thanksgiving day and occupied adjoining trailers at the Desert Cypress Trailer Ranch. Mrs. Repannas had been employed only a few days at the Bar 7 Rancho restaurant. Mrs. Thompson was a writer, a WAC veteran of World War II and the widow of a soldier killed in Korea. She came here from Portland, Ore. Her sister, Mrs. Erma FLETCHER arrived from Portland at 3 p.m. Tuesday, to be with the injured woman.
Young Daughter
Mrs. Repannas is survived by a 6-year-old daughter, Lanette, who was living with her here. Her father, Wendall CRIDER, is a resident of Phoenix. He was here at the time of her death. Funeral arrangements for both were pending Thursday. The accident did not happen in the Wickenburg highway patrol district and was investigated by Yavapai County authorities.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
May 20, 1960, p. 9
JAMES ALTON THOMPSON, a resident of near Morristown, died at his home last Saturday morning after an extended illness. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Wickenburg Chapel, conducted by Rev. Bert Follmer of , Phoenix with burial following in the Wickenburg Cemetery. Mr. Thompson was employed by the Wickenburg Lumber Co. for 10 years prior to becoming ill. He was born September 16, 1904, in Latty, Ohio, and moved to Arizona and the Morristown area in 1946. Surviving are the widow, Violet, and one daughter, Mrs. Diane WATERS of Morristown. Two surviving sisters are Mrs. Marie MOSSONEY of Paulding, Ohio, and Mrs. Ediva Van HORN of Toledo, Ohio. Also two grandchildren, Cherry and Justin WATERS of Morristown.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Dec 15, 1961
California Rites For Mrs. Frick’s Father
LOUIS THOMPSON, father of Mrs. Henry FRICK, died at his home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., last Saturday. Funeral services were in that city Tuesday of this week. Surviving are the widow, three daughters and two sons. Mrs. Frick was with her father at the time of his death. Mr. Frick joined her in Pacific Palisades the following day.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Feb. 5, 1997
RITA MAE THOMPSON of Sun City and formerly a longtime Wickenburg resident, died Jan. 16 in the Sun Health Center in Sun City. She was 89. Mrs. Thompson was born April 22, 1907 in Fremont, Michigan. She had lived in Arizona for the past 27 years. Mrs. Thompson and her husband Ted, who preceded her in death, moved to Wickenburg in 1970 after his retirement from Michigan Bell Telephone Co. Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law Richard and Sandra Thompson and James and Bonnie Thompson; son-in-law and daughter George and Pat Potter; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services have been held.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, Arizona
October 23, 1996
WILMA T. THOMPSON of Williamstown, Massachusetts, died Oct. 22 in Williamstown. She was 77. Mrs. THOMPSON was born June 3, 1919 in Springfield, Ill. She is the daughter of Everett and Ethel Portwood. She was married June 22, 1935 to Charles E. THOMPSON, who proceded her in death as well as two sisters and one grandson. Survivors include sons Merle THOMPSON of Anderson, S.C. and Chuck THOMPSON of West Springfield, Mass.; daughter Brenda FORNOFF of Wickenburg; sister Iola WEISKOPH of Springfield, Illinois; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wickenburg Chapter of Young Life. Services will be held at a later date.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, Arizona
October 23, 1996
WILMA T. THOMPSON of Williamstown, Mass. died Oct 22 in Williamstown. She was 77. Mrs. Thompson was born June 3, 1919 in Springfield, Ill. Survivors include son Merle Thompson of Anderson, S.C. and Chuck Thompson of W. Springfield, Mass.; daughter Brenda of Wickenburg; sister Iola Weiskoph of Springfield, Ill.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Services will be held at a later date.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
April 14, 2004, B10
DONALD D. 'DAVID' THORNE, 76, passed away March 31, 2004 in Sun City West. He was born March 24, 1928 in Spokane, Wash. Call Frey Funeral Home for date, time and place of service. Arrangements by Frey Funeral Home.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Jan 8, 1997
EULALA THORNTON of Maricopa, and formerly of Wickenburg, died Dec. 31 in Phoenix. She was 90. Mrs. Thornton was born in Mineral Wells, Texas. on April 18, 1906. She was a longtime resident of Arizona and Wickenburg, moving to the state when she was 10 years old and to Wickenburg in 1966. Mrs. Thornton was a devoted wife and mother. She was a very skilled seamstress and enjoyed cooking. She was preceded in death by her husband Otho THORNTON in 1966. Survivors include daughters Monica GOETZ and Joan GRANDINETTI, both of Phoenix; sons Jerry of Phoenix, Harry of Yuma, and Wayne of Aguila; 16 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 3 at the Wickenburg Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Bill ROOT officiating. Brown's Wickenburg Funeral Home handled all the arrangements.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Sept 17, 2008, p. B-12
ROBERT WAYNE “ROB” THORNTON, 50, of Aguila passed away on Sept. 10 in Sun City, Ariz., after a lengthy illness. Rob was born on May 13, 1958 in Phoenix, Ariz. He was raised in Aguila, attended elementary school in Aguila and later Trevor Browne High School in Phoenix. Following high school he began farming with his father. He later worked as a heavy equipment operator in road construction, paving and asphalt. Rob loved the outdoors and enjoyed the desert. He will be remembered for his positive outlook on life and his pleasant smile. He is survived by his fiance Laurel PRICE of Aguila; father Wayne THORNTON of Aguila; twin brother Will THORNTON of Spokane, Wash.; sisters Pam ASHBA and family of Casper, Wyoming; Jill ALLGAIER and family of Lehi, Utah; Beth GOLLADAY of Casper, Wyo.; numerous aunts and uncles, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his mother Molly Thornton in 1986. Family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Wickenburg Funeral Home and Crematory.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
9 October, 2008
STEPHEN P. THROOP, age 40, passed away Oct. 1 from a motorcycle-car accident. Funeral services were held at the Bellair Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Glendale. Interment at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington. He is survived by his wife Teresa of Glendale; children Tyler, Daniel and Jorren; brothers Damon and Dale Throop of Kerns, Utah; and Nathan Throop (Kayle) of Treemont, Utah; sisters Sheri Throop of Kerns, Utah; and Becky Wood of Eureka, Calif.; parents William and Irene Throop and in laws Ken and Marjorie BOOHER. Arrangements under the direction of Wickenburg Funeral Home and Crematory.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
May 2, 2007 p. A14
ROSE MARIE (HOWARD) THURLOW was born in 1919 in Lovell, Wyoming, to MAUDE (BREWSTER) and RAY HOWARD. She passed away on Monday, April 28. She was raised in Billings, Mont., until her senior year and graduated from high school in Kalispell, Mont. She then moved to Butte, Mont., where she sang semi-professionally and was a member of the Epsilon Sigma Alpha sorority. In 1942, she married ERNEST THURLOW, a geologist for Anaconda Copper Mining Company in Butte. Rose Marie and her family lived in South America and many states across the country before residing in St. Paul, Minn., for 14 years. She and her husband lived in Billings from 1973 to 1993, where they were involved in St. Luke's Episcopal Church and Anglican Cursillo for several years. They also enjoyed time with their children and grandchildren in Montana at their summer home in Bitterroot Lake, near Kalispell. The Thurlows retired to Wickenburg in 1993 and actively participated in St. Alban's Episcopal Church. Rose Marie was preceded in death by her parents; her brother Ray Howard Jr.; and her sister Emogene Cookson. She is survived by her husband in Wickenburg; sons and daughters-in-law Howard and Martha Thurlow of Little Canada, Minn., Greg and Audrey Thurlow of Bozeman, Mont., and Richard Thurlow and Anju Vaidya-Thurlow of Philadelphia; daughter and son-in-law Jane Thurlow and Kevin Hartse of Spokane, Wash.; and seven grandchildren. She is remembered for her warmth, her love of music and her devotion to God. A memorial service will take place at St. Alban's at 2 p.m. Saturday (May 5). Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or St. Alban's Church.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Feb 19, 1997
THOMAS B. THURMAN of Wickenburg, died Feb. 11 in Wickenburg. He was 75. Mr. Thurman was born May 2, 1921 in Fairmount, Mo. He had lived in Arizona for the past seven years. Survivors include his wife, Rita, of Wickenburg; daughters Nancy Wilkinson of California, Cathy Poe of Louisiana, Linda Candillo of Missouri and Cindy Edwards of Missouri; son Larry Thunnan of California; stepsons Joseph Franklin of Tennessee and William Franklin of Connecticut; two brothers; four sisters; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, David Thurman. Services have been held.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Feb. 19, 1997
THOMAS B. THURMAN of Wickenburg, died Feb. 11 in Wickenburg. He was 76. Mr. Thurman was born May, 2, 1921 in Fairmount, Mo. He moved to Arizona seven years ago from California. Before his retirement, he was employed by Hughes Aircraft, working in electronics. Mr. Thurman was. a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Wickenburg. Mr. Thurman was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving in World Warn. During his time in the service he served aboard the USS ChandcIcur, and was discharged as a Chief Signalman. Among the many decorations he received in the service were several Bronze Stars. His military record was very important to him. Mr. Thurman is survived by his wife, Rita., of Wickenburg; daughters Nancy Wilkinson of California, Cathy Poe of Louisiana, Linda Candillo of Missouri and Cindy Edwards of California; son Larry Thurman of California; stepsons Joseph Franklin of Tennessee and William Franklin of Connecticut; two brothers; four sisters; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, David Thurman. Visitation and Rosary services were Feb. 13 at the Wickenburg Funeral Home chapel. Funeral services were Feb. 14 at 5t. Anthony's Catholic Church. Fr. John Vogt officiated. Private burial followed. Brown's Wickenburg Funeral Home handled all arrangements.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Oct 13, 1961
California Tourist Died here Wednesday
FREDDIA TJADEN, 45, of Costa Mesa, Calif., died at Community Hospital early Wednesday morning after suffering a heart attack. He and his wife had stopped at a local motel for the night. They were enroute to Tucson. The body has been shipped to Costa Mesa for services and burial.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Dec 6, 1957 p. 6
Phoenix Rites For MRS. NORMAN TJIEMA
Funeral services were held in Phoenix last Saturday for MRS. NORMAN (JUNE) H. TJIEMA, 36, who died November 28 at her home in that city. Mrs.Tjiema is a former resident of Wickenburg where her husband was for several years a member of the town police department. After the Phoenix services, conducted by the Rev. John W. DENTON and the Rev. Glen H. DENTON, the body was brought to Wickenburg for burial. Mrs. Tjiema was born in Fargo, North Dakota.

The Wickenburg Sun
January 8, 1960
HARVEY TIBBETS, 67, who had lived at the Del Rio Motel since July 13, 1951, died in Community Hospital early Wednesday morning. Mr. Tibbets was a railroader and served the French government in the capacity before World War I. He served in the war and was gassed and had been in ill health since that time. Survivors include these brothers and sisters: Percy Tibbets, Vista, Calif.; Mrs. Iva YORK, Miami, Florida; Mrs. Fern KRAMER, Vancouver, Wash.; Cecil TIBBETS, Chicago; Ray TIBBETS, Wascea, Minn.; and Mrs. Marian ANGELL, Lemon Grove, Calif. He had never married. Cremation took place in Phoenix.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
November 30, 1956, p. 6
Yuma Man's Death Is Ninth Traffic Fatality 0f Area
ALBERT O. TILFORD, 58, of Yuma died in Community Hospital last Saturday from injuries received in an accident on Highway 71 about 8 miles east of Aguila that afternoon. He was brought to the hospital at 3:05 p.m. and died 10 minutes later. Mr. Tilford was a Southern Pacific engineer. Highway Patrolman Dick SHAFER said Mr. TILFORD, driving a pickup truck, ran off the highway for 100 feet, skidded back across the roadway, rolled over and bounced. He said Mr. TILFORD was thrown out of the car for a distance of 43 feet. The body was removed to Yuma for services and burial.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Jan 17, 1936, p. 1
F. E. Timmerman of Lincoln, Nebraska, died of diabetes Tuesday night in the Wickenburg hospital. He is survived by his wife, and one son, Douglas, of Lincoln, who came here last week to be with his father and mother. Mr. TIMMERMAN, who was 60 years old, had been interested in the mining business in Arizona, and was joined by his wife for the holidays. The body is in charge of the Wickenburg Funeral Home and will be shipped to Lincoln for burial.

Jan 31, 1936 p. 1
Mrs. F. E. Timmerman, Western Nebraska, died Wednesday night in the Wickenburg hospital, where she has been a patient for several weeks, suffering with cancer. Her husband, who has been interested in mining work in this state, died on January 15. Both were in the hospital almost from the time Mrs. Timmerman joined her husband here for the holidays. A son, Douglas TIMMERMAN, went back to Nebraska with his father’s body. Mrs. Douglas TIMMERMAN will leave Friday night with Mrs. TIMMERMAN’s body for Western Nebraska, where burial will take place. Mrs. TIMMERMAN was 54 years old. The Wickenburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Note: Mrs. Timmerman’s given name was Lovina, information from her Death Certificate at website Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
February 3, 1956, p. 5
Mrs. R. C. DONALDSON Called To Iowa By Her Father's Death
Mrs. R. C. (Sue) DONALDSON was called to Burlington, Iowa, last weekend by the sudden death of her father, GLENN H. TOPPING who passed way late Thursday evening following a heart attack. Mrs. Donaldson, a member of The SUN staff, left by plane at 1 a.m. Friday. Funeral services were held in Burlington last Sunday afternoon. Mr. TOPPING was 68 years of age.

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Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ Nov 25, 1960, p. 7.
Rites Wednesday For JOHN TRAINOR
Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the Wickenburg Chapel for JOHN TRAINOR of Wenden who died at 2:20 a. m. Tuesday in Community Hospital following surgery. The Rev. D. F. O'Sullivan, pastor of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, officiated. Burial was in the Wickenburg Cemetery. Mr. Trainor had lived in the Wenden area for the 40 years he had been in Arizona. He came to this state from Aspen, Colo., where he was born. He was 69 years old and had been, an employee of the Arizona State Highway Department for 30 years. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Amy TRAINOR of Wenden, and one daughter, Mrs. Thomas BAIRD, whose husband is in the Army and is stationed at Arlington Heights, Illinois. Pallbearers were Ted OLEA, Bill STEWART, Keith ATEBLEY, Clarence WAGNER, Bill FRANKLIN and Frank MACIAS.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
March 29, 1957, p. 5
Mrs. W. D. Simpson’s Mother Is Summoned
Funeral services were held in the Olds Mortuary, Prescott, Thursday morning of this week for MRS. GEORGIA TRAUZETTEL of Chino Valley, mother of Mrs. W. D. SIMPSON of Wickenburg. The 88-year-old woman died Sunday after a long illness. Burial was in the Prescott cemetery. Surviving, in addition to Mrs. SIMPSON, are the husband, Otto G. TRAUZETTEL, who made his home with the Simpsons here; one son, Edward O. of St. David, Ariz.; and three other daughters, Mrs. Loreen RITTER of Caliente, Calif., Mrs. Geneva CROSWELL of Victorville, Calif., and Mrs. Lavon COOPER of Chino Valley.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Oct 19, 1945, p. 1
JAMES E. TRIMBLE, Age 64, Dies Here
Funeral services were held at the Wickenburg Chapel Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock for JAMES EDWARD TRIMBLE, 64, who passed away at his home here early in the morning of October 11, following a lingering illness. Rev. W. Barclay officiated at the services with burial following in the Wickenburg cemetery. A resident of Wickenburg for the past eight years, Mr. Trimble came here from Boone County, Missouri. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Virginia TRIMBLE of Wickenburg; a son, James H., of Long Beach, Calif., and a daughter, Mrs. Robert BOONE of Seattle, Washington, all of whom were here for the services. Also surviving are his father, two sisters and three brothers in Missouri.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, Arizona
September 18, 1996
RAY JOSHUA TRISCARI of Aguila died Sept. in Prescott. Mr. Triscati was born in Jamestown, N.Y. He had lived in Arizona for 31/2 years, coming from New York. Mr. TRISCARI was a talented well known lead trumpet player. During his career, he played with Frank Sinatra, including playing lead trumpet on the popular song, "I Did It My Way," Tommy Dorsey, Nat King Cole, Dizzy Gillespie, Gene Krupa, and all the Big Bands. He also played for the White House, Jerry Lewis telethons, and the Johnny Carson and Merv Griffin shows. His favorite type of music was mariachi. Mr. Triscari also donated a trumpet to Miss Benson, Ramona Haynie, with which she earned a music scholarship to the University of Arizona. While many musicians would go to bars after their gigs, Ray would find a stable and go horseback riding. While riding, he loved to chase cows. He went on all trail rides in Arizona, except the Desert Caballeros Ride. Mr. Triscari served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Southern Arizona Rangers, American Legion, VFW, and the Local No. 47 Music Union in Los Angeles. Survivors include his wife, Lucille of Aguila; daughter and son-in-law Gia and Larry KRIETZBERG of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; son Joe TRISCARI of Denver, Colo.; and three grandchildren. Contributions may be made in Mr. Triscari's name to: American Cancer Society, Arizona Division Inc., Wickenburg Unit, P.O. Box 1975, Wickenburg, AZ. 85358. All services were arranged by Frey Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Wickenburg.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
April 9, 2008. p.A14.
BOB TROTTER, age 76, died on March 31 in Florence, Colo. He was born in Oklahoma City, Okla., on April 14, 1931. Bob is survived by his wife of 53 years Dorie, daughters Marianne (Patrick) JENKINS, Jeannette (Ray) CAREY, sons Paul (Vickie) TROTTER, Mark TROTTER, and 10 grandchildren. Services will be held at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 357 W. Yavapai in Wickenburg on Saturday (April 12) at 1 p.m. Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Research Association.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, Arizona
June 19, 1996
CORNELIA TRUJILLO of Wickenburg, died June 14 in Wickenburg. She was 78. Mrs. Trujillo was born July 12, 1917 in Jacksonville, Illinois. She had lived in Arizona for the past 29 years, coming from Illinois. Mrs. Trujillo was a devoted homemaker, wife and mother. She was known as an excellent cook. Her hobbies were her grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling and dancing with her husband in her younger years. Survivors include her daughter Shirley SCHULTE of Phoenix; stepdaughters Margaret EDDY and Sylvia ALLEN, both of Montrose, Colo.; sons Jerry HENDRICKSON of Iowa and Marion HENDRICKSON of Wickenburg; stepsons Richard TRUJILLO of Wilhoit, Dan TRUJILLO of La Cresenta, Calif. and Fred TRUJILLO of Tucson; sister Frances MARR of Chandlerville, Ill.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Navor “Mike" TRUJILLO in 1995, and her son, Bill HENDRICKSON. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday, June 21 at Frey Funeral Home and Cremation Service. A memorial gathering of remembrance will follow from 11 a.m. to noon, also at the mortuary. Memorial contributions in Mrs. Trujillo's name may be made to Wickenburg Regional Health Care Foundation, Nursing Home Expansion Fund, P. O. Box 1388, Wickenburg, Ariz. 85358. Frey Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of all arrangements

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
April 16, 2008, p. A9
FLORENCE IONE DENNIS TURNER, age 90, passed away April 8th in Sun City West, Ariz. She was born October 13, 1917 in Attica, Kan., to Arthur Wright and Mary Ann Ferguson Wright. She is preceded in death by her first husband Leo Dennis in 1975 and husband JIM TURNER in 1997, sister Barbara Jean Geerdes. Florence is survived by son and daughter-in-law Donald and Ann Dennis of Fairbanks, Alaska; grandchildren Scott Dennis of San Francisco, Calif.; Steve (Deborah) Dennis of San Antonio, Texas; Teena Dennis of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Todd Dennis of San Diego, Calif.; stepdaughter Ruth (George) Stephan of Phoenix, Ariz., and their children Sarah Stephan of Seattle, Wash.; James (Veronica) Stephan of Mesa, Ariz.; brother Williard Burns (Dotty) Wright of Redding, Calif.; and 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Wickenburg Funeral Home & Crematory.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
June 25, 2008
MARK R. TUTTLE, age 89 of Wickenburg, passed away on June 15. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Helen; sons Jon and Steven both of Denver, Colo.; two granddaughters Kassandra TUTTLE of Aspen and Mrs. Bonnie FORD (Cody), and great-granddaughter Kiah FORD of Lakewood, Colo. No services are planned.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
May 2, 2007 p. A14
ROBERT L. TUTTLE died April 26 in Wickenburg. He was 64. Mr. Tuttle was born Aug. 1, 1942 in South Bend, Ind. Survivors include Ruth Tuttle of Congress, son Aaron Tuttle of North Carolina and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held in Sylva, N.C. David's Desert Chapel of Wickenburg and Melton-Riddle Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

December 31, 1954
Said Requiem Mass For WARD TWICHELL On Monday Morning
A requiem mass was said for the late WARD TWICHELL at St. Anthony's Church Monday morning, following a Rosary at the Wickenburg Chapel Sunday evening. Rev. D. F. O'SULLIVAN officiated. The body will be sent to Westchester County, N. Y, where it will be placed in the Fern Cliff Mausoleum with that of his parents. Mr. Twichell, a long-time resident of this community, passed away the evening of December 21. He and Mrs. Twichell had lived at the Gold Bar Mine, 15 miles northeast of town, for the past five years. Mr. Twichell was a veteran of World War I, having served as a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery.

December 24, 1954 p. 1
WARD TWICHELL Died Wednesday
Ward Twichell, a resident of this community for the past 24 years, died late Tuesday evening while being brought by ambulance from his home at the Gold Bar Mine, 15 miles out the Constellation Road, to Community Hospital. His death was due to natural causes. He and Mrs. Twichell had spent the day in Wickenburg. Upon their return home, he complained of being tired and not feeling well. The Coffinger ambulance was called to bring him to the hospital. Death occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m. Mr. Twichell was about 60 years of age. He was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania, the son of James A. TWICHELL, a pioneer oil and mining man of that district. He attended preparatory school at Andover and was graduated from Yale University with the class of 1913. He came to Arizona in 1930, the year following his father's death, to look after the latter's interests in the Gold Bar Mine property, which had ceased active operations in 1917.
A Writer
Mr. Twichell was a fluent writer of both prose and poetry and was at one time a contributor to many well known magazines. He also published several books of poetry. Surviving are his wife, Rosina and a son, Cpl. David TWICHELL who is with the Armed Forces in Germany. A sister, Mrs. Malcolm EVERSON of Pittsburgh and New York, also survives. Mrs. Everson arrived in Wickenburg Thursday morning. Funeral services were pending at the time The SUN went to press.

May 21, 1955, p. 1
Hold Final Rites For JOSEPH TYLER
Funeral services were held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Wickenburg Chapel for JOSEPH TYLER, age 82, who passed away Friday, May 14, at Community Hospital. He had been seriously ill for the past few months. Mr. Tyler, father of Clare TYLER who owns and operates The Centre in Wickenburg, was a native of Indiana. Before his retirement in 1935 he was with the People's Gas, Light & Coke Co. of Chicago for 27 years. He came to Wickenburg in 1952 from Medinah, Illinois. Mr. & Mrs. TYLER would have celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on June 30 of this year.
The Survivors
Mr. Tyler is survived by his wife, Margaret and three sons; Clare of Wickenburg; Paul of Elmhurst, Illinois, and Haan of Glendale, California. Six grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive. Dr Charles S. POLING of the First Presbyterian Church officiated at the funeral services and burial followed in the Wickenburg Cemetery. A number of out-of-town relatives were here for the funeral.

Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
April 19, 1957, p. 1
MRS. TYLER Rites Will Be Saturday
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon in Wickenburg Chapel for MRS. JOE T. TYLER who died in Chandler Tuesday evening. Dr. Charles S. POLING will officate and burial will be in the Wickenburg Cemetery. Mrs. Tyler lived in Wickenburg for several years while her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. & Mrs. Clare TYLER, owned and operated The Centre. When the latter moved to Chandler last year, the mother accompanied them. She was past 80 years old. Three sons survive: Clare of Chandler, Paul of Elmhurst, Illinois, and Haan of Glendale, California. All three have come here for the services. The husband and father died in Wickenburg several years ago.

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