June 7, 2007
Helena R. Sawtell, 97, of Sun City, AZ passed away June 7, 2007. Born in Holyoke, Massachusetts to William & Anna Robinson she was a graduate of Bay Path College. She was wife of Charles G. Sawtell who preceded her in 1985. Helena was a long time Real Estate Agent in her hometown of Holyoke and in Sun City where she moved to in 1973. Survivors include her daughter Carol Ann Herd. Grandchildren: Charlie S. Marino and Jay H. Karen Marino and nephew Anthony Joyce Roach. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday, June 13, 2007 at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, 9728 Palmeras Ln., Sun City, AZ. Menke Funeral Home handled arrangements.
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May 21, 2007
Barbara Jean Burtcheard, 70, of Surprise passed away peacefully May 21, 2007 with her 3 children at her bedside. She is survived by her daughter Marla Rae and sons Roger and Bart Connie Burtcheard. Graveside services will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Friday, May 25, 2007 at Sunland Memorial Park, 15826 N. Del Webb Blvd. Sun City, AZ. A Memorial Tribute will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 in Mattoon, Illinois. Donations may be made in Barbara
May 18, 2007
John L. Boehm, husband, father and friend passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on May 18, 2007 after a long and valiant battle with cancer. Born August 11, 1935 to John A. and Mildred Boehm in Kansas City, MO, John was raised in Lexington, MO and attended Lexington High School where he formed many lifelong friendships. He served his country in the Air Force from 1955-1964. Following his discharge, he moved to Arizona and worked for Diesel Service until opening his own business, Contractor
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May 12, 2007
Howard P. Martin 89, of Sun City, passed way May 12, 2007. He was born in New York City, NY March 19, 1918 to Philip and Augusta Michel Martin. He was a veteran of WWII US Navy serving in the Pacific Theatre. He was a sergeant with the NYPD for 20 years and later a Manager for Bankers Trust Company. Mr. Martin moved to Arizona in 1974 continuing working in the banking industry. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary and Son Philip, surviving is his daughter Mary Ann Robbert and nine grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 P.M. with a prayer service at 6:30 P.M. at Menke Funeral Home 12420 N. l03rd Ave. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday 9:00 A.M. at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church 15800 N. Del Webb Blvd. Interment will follow at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.
May 12, 2007
Elvera E. Nelson 89, of Sun City passed away May 12, 2007 at her home. Elvera was born in Chicago, IL to Arie and Matilda Westman VanSoest. She was a homemaker and worked with her husband in the Ministry. She is survived by her husband The Reverend Edward S. Nelson, Son Edward J. Trish Nelson and daughter Nancy BryantJim Brescia, grandchildren Chad, Scot, Troy, Robert Jr., and Rita, great grandchildren Marlee, Zachary, Matthew, Leo, and Jason. Funeral Service will be 1:00 P.M. Wednesday May 16, 2007 at Menke Funeral Home 12420 N. l03rd Ave. Sun City. Memorials suggested to Hospice of the Valley.