Ray Anthony Leiler

September 4, 2007

Ray Anthony Leiler 76, of Peoria, AZ passed away Sept. 4, 2007. Ray was born in Phoenix, AZ to John E. and Hazel Bratcher Leiler. Ray was an Area Service Man with Arizona Public Service for 34 years, retiring in 1989. He served his country in the US Army, was a member of the IBEW Local #387 and a member of Light and Life Church. After retirement Ray enjoyed bowling, his membership with the Roadrunners gold panning assn., his BARN and his family. He is survived by his loving wife Patsy

Dixon Louis Poole

September 3, 2007

Eual Lindon

September 2, 2007

Eual Lindon, Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather, 73, of Sun City, AZ, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2007. Born Dec 20, 1933, to Minnie Lou and Jim Howard Lindon in Insko, KY, with five brothers and five sisters. Veteran of Korean Conflict, U.S. Air Force. He loved hunting, fishing, and especially golf. He was a retired electrician. Longtime residents of Colorado, he and wife Barbara moved to Arizona in 1994, where he played golf as often as he could. Survived by wife of 50 years, Barbara Allen Lindon and son Eual David Denise Lindon. Especially proud of grandchildren Andy, Tabatha, Scarlett, and David Jr. and great grandchildren Taylee, Meadow, Sebastian, and Dallin. Also survived by sisters Lema Perkins, Oma Scott, and brother Lynn Boyd Lindon. Services were held at Menke Funeral Home. Donations can made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St, Phoenix, AZ 85014.

Dorothy A. Ryan

September 2, 2007

Dorothy A. Ryan, 79, of Peoria passed away Sept. 2, 2007. She was born in Richmond Hill, NY. She worked for the Broward County Commissioners Office in Florida retiring to Arizona in 1990. She is survived by her husband Francis. Children: James T. Ryan, Marianne Mingua, Virginia Ryan, and Frank Ryan; 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Dorothy will also be deeply missed by her dog Bozo. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ. Arrangements are being handled by Menke Funeral Home.

Billie M. Hayden

September 1, 2007

Billie Mae Hayden Williams, 73, went to be with the Lord on the first of September, 2007 and will be greatly missed by all. She moved to Arizona in 1934 with parent

Rosemary Irwin

August 31, 2007

Don Franklin Heatwole

August 26, 2007

Don Franklin Heatwole, 99, passed away after a short illness, on August 26, 2007. He was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania on July 26, 1908 to Frank and Josephine Heatwole. Don arrived in Glendale, in January 1912, one month before Arizona statehood. His father moved the family from Pennsylvania to Glendale so he could join his brother in law as partners in Sine Brothers Hardware Store, now known as Sine Ace Hardware. He graduated from Glendale Grammar School and Glendale Union High School. In high school he excelled as a baseball player and continued to play semi- professional baseball with the Glendale Grays baseball team. After graduation he held a number of jobs including driving an oil truck for the Rio Grande Oil Co., now known as ARCO. He was a postman, Assistant City Clerk for the City of Glendale, accountant for the State of Arizona Highway Dept., and a bookkeeper for Brooks and Whitney Auto Parts and Western Auto Supply both local Glendale businesses. He found his true calling when, in 1936 he became a volunteer fireman for the Glendale Fire Dept. In 1951, his fellow volunteers elected him Fire Chief, and in 1956, he was appointed the first full time Fire Chief for the City of Glendale, a position he held until his retirement in 1973. After his retirement he went to work as Sine Hardware as an accountant and continued there until retirement at age 96. Don married his high school sweetheart Thelma Renick, on June 3, 1933. Don and Thelma were married for 58 years; Thelma passed away in June 1991. They had two sons Bruce, a retired teacher, of Glendale and David Margaret, a geologist living in Anchorage, Alaska. In addition, Don is survived by his grandson Michael Marieke of Anchorage, Alaska and grand-daughter, Sharon of Glendale. He is also survived by two great grandchildren Olive and Rennick Heatwole also of Anchorage. He is further survived by his sister Helene Heitmeyer of Mesa and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 2:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church, 7102 N. 58th Dr., Glendale, AZ 85301. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014 or the Glendale First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund. Menke Funeral Home is handling arrangements 623 979-6451

Maureen A. King

August 26, 2007

Col. Maureen A. King Pulham USAF Ret., 74, of Glendale, AZ died Aug. 26, 2007 in Peoria, AZ. She was former Chief Nurse at Luke AFB. Col. King

Boutros D. Matti

August 23, 2007

Herbert Boyd Sliger

August 23, 2007

After a long fight with cancer and Alzheimer

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