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    Larry Graff

    On Saturday, September 7, 2019, Larry Graff, age 67 of Buckeye, AZ, left this life and joined his father, Leo Graff, and mother, Bea Graff. He was born on April 14, 1952, in Winslow, AZ. Larry never met a stranger. He always talked to everyone whether he knew them or not. He was a very kind and loving person with a very big heart and a positive attitude. Larry was an avid sports fan. He loved the Diamondbacks and Cardinals and went to games every chance he had. He loved pickleball. His pickle…

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    Dennis Darryl Klute

    A rosary followed by a funeral mass will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at St Henrys Catholic Church, 24750 W. Lower Buckeye Road, Buckeye, AZ 85326. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Hospice of the Valley West or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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    Michael Dean Harlow

    Michael Dean Harlow, “Mike”, age 64 of Goodyear, AZ died September 3, 2019, in Goodyear, AZ. He was born July 30, 1955, in Phoenix, AZ to Ivan Harlow and Sylvia Reinfried. Mike loved airplanes. His passion began as a child when he built very detailed model airplanes. He soon began flying tethered airplanes, then RC airplanes, until one day he announced to his wife that he had bought a Cessna 172. At the time he didn’t have a pilot’s license, but he figured that it was more economical to take …

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    Patricia Ann Fullmer

    Patricia Ann Fullmer, age 68, of Box Elder, SD, died September 4, 2019, in Buckeye, AZ. She was born May 1, 1951, in Casa Grande, AZ, the oldest child and only daughter born to Hubert and Mary (Hightower) Mangum.

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    Phyllis J. Carlson

    Phyllis J. Carlson passed away from heart failure at her home in Goodyear Arizona on September 3, 2019. Born on April 7, 1931, in Sioux City, Iowa, Phyllis was the daughter of Eduard and Opal Ideker. Phyllis had five siblings, three brothers, and two sisters.

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    Rosa A. Palomo

    Rosa A. Palomo, age 54 of Goodyear, AZ died August 31, 2019 in Youngtown, AZ. She was born September 23, 1934 in Quiriquiri, Venezuela to Fara Palomo. Rosa worked as a registered nurse in Caripito, Venezuela until she retired. She began growing orchids as a hobby and was so successful that she made it into a business. She loved to cook and especially loved sweets. She also loved animals.

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    Sostenes Sernas

    Rosa is survived by her son, Glenn Biggs (Gloria), and two grandchildren. A rosary will be held at 10:00 am, followed by a memorial service at 10:30 am, Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338.

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    Cynthia Eloise Herron

    Cynthia Eloise Herron was born on December 22, 1966, to Beatrice Herron and Frederick McGee in Vaiden, MS. At the age of two, Cynthia migrated with her mother and younger brother to Detroit, MI in hopes of a better life. Cynthia spent her childhood years growing up on Detroit’s eastside. She attended Detroit Public schools and earned her high school diploma in the year of 1985. Shortly after high school, Cynthia began taking courses in early childhood development at Wayne County Community Col…

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    Jimmy Ray Whitehead, Sr.

    A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Christ Presbyterian Church, 925 N Sarival Ave, Goodyear, AZ 85338. The family suggests that donations be made to The Salvation Army, https://secure20.salvationarmy.org/donation.jsp; The Shriners Hospital, https://donate.lovetotherescue.org; or Christ Presbyterian Church.

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    Sharon Kathleen Hart

    Sharon K. Hart, 78, of Goodyear, AZ, passed away on August 25, 2019. She was born October 12, 1940, in Kalamazoo, Michigan to James and Gertrude Kimble. Sharon was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

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    Connie C. Soto

    Connie C. Soto, age 73 of Goodyear, AZ died August 21, 2019, in Goodyear, AZ. She was born October 29, 1945, in Hudspeth County, TX to Jose and Nolbertha Catano. Connie was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed singing, cooking, and listening to music.

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    Kathryn Elaine Staub

    Kathryn Elaine Staub, 80, of Payson, AZ, passed away August 21, 2019.  She was born to Marion and Allene (Godman) Marshall, in Phoenix AZ, on August 8, 1939.

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    Clayton William Wicketts

    Clayton William Wicketts, 94, of Litchfield Park, AZ passed away August 16, 2019.  He was born in Mohawk, Michigan on February 23, 1925.  Clayton and his life-long sweetheart, Betty (Trombley), were married for 71 years, standing by each other through good times and bad.

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    Michael Angel Mejia

    Michael Angel Mejia, age 20 of Buckeye, AZ passed away August 7, 2019, in Goodyear, AZ. He was born July 17, 1999, in Alhambra, CA, the oldest of four children born to Angel Gilbert and Nycolle Michelle Mejia. He graduated from Buckeye Union High School where he participated in the performing dance club. Michael was born with a beautiful, contagious smile that he shared with everyone around him. Kind and gentle, he was a wonderful friend. He had a great sense of humor and loved to joke around…

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    Alex Peter Garcia

    Alex Peter Garcia, age 17 of Buckeye, AZ died August 9, 2019. He was born December 27, 2001, in Pawtucket, RI to Fernando and Delia Garcia. Alex attended Desert Edge High School and was employed by Demers Glass. He was a hard worker and respectful of those around him. Strong-willed and resilient, he kept fighting through the difficult times in his life. He was very smart and enjoyed rebuilding and repairing his truck.

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    Iva Dell Albo

    A rosary will be held at 1:00 pm, followed by a brief visitation at 1:30 pm and a funeral service from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338.

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    Bura Purvis “Buck” Tolleson

    Bura Purvis “Buck” Tolleson, 89, of Avondale, Arizona died August 6, 2019, at the Hospice of the Valley Thunderbird Unit in Glendale. He was born September 11, 1929, in Barnes, Mississippi to Enoch and Mary Jane Tolleson. He was the youngest of six siblings. He was a compassionate Southern gentleman. On September 22, 1951, he married Helen Ferguson while on leave from the US Navy. They had three children.

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    Karl G. Bergstrom

    Karl G. Bergstrom, of Goodyear, AZ, died August 5, 2019. He was born March 23, 1934, in Boise, ID.  Karl served in the US Navy from 1952 to 1954 on submarines and continued to serve in the US Naval Reserve until 1985, achieving the rank of Chief Petty Officer.

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    Charlotte Louise Holcomb

    Karl is survived by his wife, Susan Bergstrom; daughter, Lisa Bergstrom; sons, Michael Bergstrom, and Timothy Bergstrom; brothers, Paul Bergstrom, John (Karen) Bergstrom; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, all of WA State ; brothers and sisters-in-law: Tom and Sheila Snyder, Goodyear, AZ; Tim and Danette Rector, Tom and Jeanine Moore, Burt and Peggy Geiger all of Montana, and numerous nieces and nephews.

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    Pattie M. McDonald Urrabazo Johnson

    Pattie M. McDonald Urrabazo Johnson, age 75 of Buckeye, AZ died July 30, 2019, in Buckeye. She was born April 10, 1944, in St. Ignatius, MT to Alex and Carmelita McDonald. A strong woman, Pattie had powerful faith. She believed in taking care of business and found a way to do anything that she needed to do. She was a realist and a philosopher and accepted everyone with unconditional love. She would speak with anyone and always left them with wisdom that would help them to feel good about them…

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    Charles Leland Coe

    A visitation will be held at 1:00 pm, with a rosary at 2:00 pm and a funeral service at 2:30 pm, Friday, August 9, 2019, at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338. Pattie will be traveling home to her birthplace on the Flathead Reservation for Native American honors and burial.  Walk In Peace.

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    Georgia Faye Jones

    Georgia Faye Jones was born August 27, 1958, to the late Edgar and Sammie Flowers in Clarksdale, Mississippi. She was the eighth of thirteen children. Georgia accepted Christ at an early age. She graduated from Chicago Vocational High School (C. V. S.) and later worked various jobs before beginning what would become a 34-year career with the Continental Bank (later renamed Bank of America.)

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    Mary Celine Boyle Gimon

    Mary Celine Boyle Gimon, age 84 of Goodyear, AZ, died July 30, 2019 in Goodyear. She was born November 7, 1934 in Maas, Glenties, Co, Donegal, Ireland to Neil and Ethna (Sweeney) Boyle. Mary trained as a nurse and a nurse midwife in London, England and worked in the Dock area of London. She moved to the US and lived in Cincinnati, OH and then in San Francisco, CA. In July, 1961 she moved to Alaska where she was hired by the Alaska Native Health Services in Bethel, AK. She married her husband,…

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    Domingo Gutierrez

    Military honors will be held at 5:00 pm with a rosary at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338. A mass will be at 10:30 am, Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 13720 W. Thomas Rd, Avondale, AZ 85392. Interment will be at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Vincent DePaul Society, c/o St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, …

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    Curtis Merle Malaise

    Curtis Merle Malaise of Litchfield Park, AZ died July 27, 2019, in Litchfield Park. He was born December 5, 1948, in Ottawa, IL to Merle and Mellisa Malaise. He served as a mechanic in the US Army from 1968 to 1971.

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    Suzanne Madeleine Cleriot

    In the early morning hours of July 23, 2019, heaven’s gates opened and welcomed home our amazing mother and grandmother, Suzanne Madeleine Cleriot. Suzanne was born on April 20, 1932, in Paris, France to Suzanne Magdaline and Michael Cleriot. In 1942, Suzanne and her sister Jeanette were brought to the US to reside in Rochester, NY with their aunt and uncle. It was there that she later made a family with Gerald Tracy, Jr. (Dr. Bernadette Tracy) of Pittsford, NY.

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    Diana Elizabeth Ortiz

    Diana Elizabeth Ortiz, age 54 of Avondale, AZ died July 16, 2019 in Phoenix, AZ. She was born July 24, 1964 in Salinas, CA to Irene R. and Manuel Ortiz, Sr. Diana grew up in Las Cruces, NM and graduated from Mayfield High School. She attended New Mexico State University and worked as the night supervisor for the State Farm claims department.

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    Arnulfo M. Rodriguez

    Arnulfo M. Rodriguez, age 55 of Cashion, AZ died July 19, 2019, in Goodyear, AZ. He was born July 18, 1964, in Phoenix, AZ to Pablo and Guadalupe Rodriguez. He is survived by his daughters, Krystina and Vicktorya Ruiz; sons, Rene and Reuben Ruiz, Arnulfo Rodroguez, Jr., and D-Rey Rodriguez; mother, Guadalupe Rodriguez; sisters, Cruz Elena Lazarin, Eva Rodriguez, Lily Riojas, and Dora Rodriguez; brother, Edelmiro Rodriguez; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Pablo…

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    Jacob Lopez

    Jacob Lopez, age 32 of Goodyear, AZ died July 15, 2019, in Goodyear, AZ. He was born December 25, 1986, in Oakland, CA to Armando Mendoza and Silvia Hernandez. He grew up in Auburn, WA and graduated high school from Auburn High School. He moved to Arizona 10 years ago and stayed to be near his daughter, Lovey.

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    Joyce Brenda Herzog

    Joyce Brenda Herzog, age 77 of Phoenix, AZ died July 18, 2019, in Phoenix, AZ surrounded by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was born December 23, 1941, in Fort Monmouth, NJ to Learnard Arthur Vile and Eva Patricia Harbour. Born and raised a U.S. Army brat, Joyce had a deep love for her country and a passion for traveling the world. She had a silly sense of humor that she maintained throughout her adventurous life. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmot…

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    Adele Frances Stewart

    Joyce is survived by her daughters, Peggy Murgo and Christina Del Castillo; son, Daniel Del Castillo; brothers, Learnard and Douglas Vile; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

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    Adeline Hernandez

    Adeline Hernandez of Goodyear, AZ died July 13, 2019 in Goodyear, AZ at the age of 76. She was born November 22, 1942 in Richmond, MO to Francisco and Katherine Hernandez.

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    Wesley Daniel Ashlock

    Wesley Daniel Ashlock, of Glendale, AZ died July 9, 2019 in Glendale, AZ at the age of 95. He was born August 20, 1923 in Doby Springs, OK to Harley and Sarah Ashlock. Wes grew up on a farm in OK during the depression. He moved with his family to Wichita, KS where he graduated from North High School. After graduation he enlisted in the US Navy and served in the Pacific during World War II. He was recalled to service during the Korean War.

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    Marvin Charles Engel

    Marvin Charles Engel, age 82 of Glendale, AZ died July 6, 2019, in Glendale, AZ. He was born July 5, 1937, in Hampshire, IL to Harlon and Bertha Engel. He is survived by his daughter, Marva Ann Engel; sons, Sam Edward Engel and Stephen Rae Engel; sister, Antoinette Chapman; brother, Duane Engel; and two grandchildren, Ashley Rene Engel and James Thomas Engel. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am, Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Vineyard Church, 6250 W. Peoria Ave., Glendale, AZ 85302. Buri…