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    Alfred Lopez

    Alfred “Al” “Freddy” Lopez passed away suddenly on the 27th January 2020. Al was born 7th June 1950 into a large family in California. He joined the United States Air Force and spent the next 20 years serving his country with honour and travelling around the world. He was always a dab hand at fixing anything mechanical and once lifted a car engine all by himself. He will be greatly missed by all those that knew him and especially his children, stepchildren, grand…

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    Teresa Perez Aguirre

    Teresa Perez Aguirre, 85 SIERRA VISTA On January 14, 2020, Teresa Perez Aguirre passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family and closest friends, after her long fight against breast cancer. Teresa is survived by her daughter, Elsa Shanahan, her grandchildren Cole, Keyana and Cade Shanahan, and Tracy Aguirre Wren and several more, as well as her two brothers Francisco Perez and Alfonso Perez Valenzuela, her two sisters Placida Perez Valenzuela and Maria Elena Perez Valenzuela…

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    Jill Susan Rasmussen

    Jill Susan Rasmussen 04/25/1953-12/9/2019 Jill Susan Rasmussen passed away peacefully at her home on December 9th, 2019. She is now able to rest free of pain with the angels and our Lord and Savior. She was born in Granville, NY, though resided in Arizona for 28 years. Being a free spirit, she was loved by so many and touched the souls of all those who came in contact with her. Her passion and desire to work with the public was shown by managing many thrift stores here in Sierra Vist…

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    Mildred Lucille Heeren

    Mildred “Millie” Lucille Heeren, 92, a long-time resident of Sierra Vista, passed away on September 25, 2019, at her home in Golden Acres. She was 92 years old. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church on Saturday, October 12, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Millie was born July 17, 1927, in Polo, Illinois, to Eber Cloyd and Ona Marie (Burgess) Southard. She married Francis “Bud” Heeren on November 23, 1946. They made their first home in Dee…

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    Harold Lookabaugh

    1SG (R) Harold E. (Joe) Lookabaugh lost his battle to cancer September 22, 2019. He was born December 31, 1942, in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania to Dean and Elise. Joe served his country in the United States Army Signal Corps for 22 years, two months, and two days, retiring on his birthday. His service took him to Kansas, California, and Arizona in the U.S. and Taiwan, Belgium, Iran, Korea, and Saudi Arabia. He was an incredibly caring, compassionate man, always willing to help others in th…

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    Lois Ellen Wolhart

    Lois Ellen Hongo Wolhart, 82, passed peacefully on Friday October 25th, 2019 after an extended illness. Born in Bisbee, Arizona in 1936, she was raised on the family farm in McNeal, Arizona by her loving parents Arnie Hongo and Ethel (Rogers) Hongo. She graduated from Douglas High School, and later studied Education and Art at the University of Arizona, earning her M.Ed. She lived and taught in Arizona, primarily in Cochise County, her whole life. She enjoyed spending time with fam…

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    Michael James Cochran

    Michael James Cochran, 80 – Michael passed away on October 9 after a brief struggle with chronic illness. Michael was 80 years old, had lived a full and adventurous life including stints as a professional gambler, rodeo bronco rider, horse trainer and rancher. He was surrounded by friends and will be missed by them and all who knew him for his storytelling and sense of humor. Michael was born in 1939, the youngest of three brothers. Following a rowdy upbringing, Michael quit schoo…

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    William Eugene Gamble

    William Eugene “Wild Bill” Gamble passed away on October 7, 2019. He was born on November 26, 1930 in East Liverpool, Ohio. He was a Sierra Vista resident for 23 years. William is a U.S. Army veteran and served in Korea. He was a maintenance supervisor at Ohio Brass in Newell, West Virginia for 23 years. He also worked at Ace Hardware in Sierra Vista. He was an avid Bible teacher, a general “Mr. Fix-It”, and he liked to deer hunt a lot! William was a member of th…

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    Judy Faye Hensley

    Judy Faye Hensley received her Kingdom Birthday on September 29, 2019. Born Judy Faye Combs in Garner, Kentucky on April 16, 1947 to Kell and Ethel (Hall) Combs. She was the second youngest of 9 children. Judy met the love of her life, Herb Hensley at the age of 16. They married at Christmas time and would go on to share 54 years together before his death in 2018. During their marriage they traveled the world as he served in the Army. Judy was a devoted wife, mother, Nana and “Sup…

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    Sam Rumore

    Sam Rumore, 92 SIERRA VISTA Sam Rumore passed away with family and close friends by his side on December 11, 2019. Sam was a Sierra Vista resident for more than 38 years. He leaves behind three daughters, Gladys (Phyllis), Renee, and Dawn; four grandchildren, Jackie, Erik, Ashley, and Dylan; and four great grandchildren, Jason, Julian, Ella, and Lucas. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Gladys Rumore (Ehrhardt). He was also preceded in death by his longtime companion ,…

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    Joseph Abdiel Santos-Nelson

    Joseph Abdiel Santos-Nelson was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico on April 26, 1997 to Jose Santos and Carmen Teresa-Nelson. He attended Buena High from 2013-2016 and recently completed several classes at Pima Community College. Joseph was a smart, sensitive, and caring young man who wanted nothing more than to be accepted and happy. He was just never able to find that joy. He loved riding motorcycles, ATV’s, and his bicycle. He also loved all things outdoors. He always said, whateve…

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    Rachael Holland

    Rachael Holland, 77, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2019. In her last days, she was surrounded by family who brought to her love and peace. Rachael was born on January 5, 1942, in Canton, Ohio to Thomas (Tom) Simon and Pauline Palmer (Bill). She graduated from Lincoln High School in Canton in 1960. She and Kenneth (Kenny) Miller were married in 1961, and they had three daughters together.She and Kenny remained cherished friends. Rachael then married Richard (Dick) Holland o…