Obituaries

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Sonia Ann Vance

Sonia Ann Vance, 79, of Sun City passed away Friday January 23, 2015 at Banner Boswell Medical Center. Born and raised in St. Joseph, MI, Sonia moved to the Sun City area in 1985. She is survived by two daughters and a son, Kellene (Kelly) Brown – Pittsburgh, PA, Shawn Vance-Dixon – Sun City, AZ and Rob Vance – St. Joseph, MI. Sonia was an avid ...   Read complete obituary here  

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June E. Flack

June E. Flack, 87, of Sun City, Arizona passed away January 18, 2015. June was born in Chicago, Illinois. She worked as a Registered Nurse for the State of Ohio retiring to Sun City in 1992. She was a member of St. Joachim & St. Anne Catholic Church and the Legion of Mary. June is survived by her twin sister Jeanne Rhodes of Sun City and several ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Ruby Ann Tefft Miller Stemple

Ruby Stemple, Sun City, AZ, quietly passed away on Sunday, January 18, 2015, at the age of 94. She was born on September 14, 1920, the youngest of the eight children of Henry and Elizabeth Tefft, in Parkersburg, West Virginia. She married Louis E. Miller on February 28, 1942 and delivered one daughter on January 19, 1943. On July 9, 1943, Captain Miller ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Betty J. Scholes

Betty J. Scholes

Betty J. Scholes (93) passed gracefully into God’s arms on January 15, 2015. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Van A. Scholes and daughter Pamela Wilbert. She is survived by her two daughters Linda (Ken) Phillips and Laurie (Rich) Ackerman, five grandchildren (Kim, Tom, Dan, Rick & Jennifer) as well as four great-grandchildren (Jordan, ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Richard Archibald Froncek, 87

Richard Archibald Froncek, 87

Faith • Flag • Family Richard Archibald Froncek, 87, passed peacefully in his home on January 11, 2015. He was born on January 13, 1927 in Milwaukee, WI. He joined the USMC on February 13, 1943 at the age of 16. He was trained as an airborne radio and RADAR specialist during the WWII Pacific Campaign. He was station in Palau and throughout the Gilbert ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Bonita R. “Bonnie/Bonz” Rue

Bonita R. “Bonnie/Bonz” Rue

BONITA R. “BONNIE/BONZ” RUE, beloved mom, step mom, grandmother, step grandmother, sister and friend completed her earthly mission on January 14, 2015 and crossed the Rainbow Bridge to join those she loves in heaven. She was born on May 3, 1937 to the late Austin and Margaret (Keinath) Mugridge. On October 12, 1957 she was united in marriage to ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Clara Mae Janda

Clara Mae Janda

Clara Mae Janda, 95, of Sun City, Arizona passed away January 11, 2015. She is survived by her daughter – Diane (Ron), sons – Dennis, Dale (Reesa), Duane, Darrell, Doug (Shawn), granddaughters – Joy (Scott), Kimberly, Lauren, grandsons – Jay (Krisha), Dale Jr (Brianna), Garrett, Cameron, great grandchildren – Connor, ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Michael Lynn Raftery

Michael Lynn Raftery, 73, brave, handsome with great sense of humor, died peacefully January 6, 2015 after nearly a year of suffering following throat surgery. He was heroic in his battle to rehabilitate his body, fight depression and hope for a full recovery. He was born on July 3, 1941 in Washington, D.C. to Joseph & Helen Raftery. He is survived ...   Read complete obituary here  

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William Harry Prin “Bill”

William Harry Prin “Bill”, passed away in Sun City, AZ on January 3, 2015. Bill was born on December 22, 1932 in Kingsford, Michigan, but his family moved to Jackson, Michigan when he was ten and Bill was a graduate of Jackson High School. He also served in the U.S. Army in the early 1950’s. He retired from Honeywell in Phoenix, AZ. ...   Read complete obituary here  

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Richard Eldon Dale

Richard Eldon Dale, 94, of Peoria, AZ passed away December 30, 2014. Richard was born in Ridgeway, Missouri. He served in the US Army during WW II. He worked as a Security Department Head for the IRS retiring to Arizona in 1974. He was a member of the Church of the Palms in Sun City. He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Thelma Boward Dale ...   Read complete obituary here  

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