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RIES, Frank
7/18/1929 – 9/25/2016

 May the winds of love
blow softly
And whisper so you'll hear,
We will always love
and miss you
And wish that you were here.
Love, Karin and Carol
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JANSSEN, Rex Lyndon, passed away September 19, 2017. Rex was born on September 8, 1962, in Sanford, Florida, but lived most of his live in Tucson. He graduated from Tucson High School and attended Florida State University. Rex loved life, was an avid golfer, and rabid Florida Seminole fan, with a great sense of humor. He was an electrician by trade and shared an apartment with his only child, Chase, whom he adored. Besides golf and sports, Rex enjoyed riding his Harley. He is survived by his son, Chase; his mother and stepfather, Wanda and Bob Jones of Maggie Valley, NC; aunt, Wyonne Worthington of Tucson, a very large extended family and many friends too numerous to mention. Memorial Service will be at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd., Tucson. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Western Little League, P.O. Box 85723, Tucson, AZ 85745.

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DUGGLEBY, Don
(1926
- 2017)

World War II and Korean War veteran Donald Duggleby, a native of Davenport, IA, died September 14, 2017 at age 91 in Tucson. Duggleby served from 1944-46 in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II and from 1950-51 in the Korean War. He flew to Washington, D.C., on the second Honor Flight out of Tucson in October 2011. Duggleby retired in 1989 after working as an estimator and sales contractor for Mueller Lumber Co. in Moline, IL. He resided in Rock Island, IL, and East Moline, IL, before moving to Tucson in 1991. He was married to Patsian M. Condon from 1949 to 1988 and Jean A. Norman from 1989 to 2005. He attended Bradley University in Peoria, IL, and graduated Davenport High School, now known as Davenport Central High School, in January 1944. Duggleby is survived by brother, Richard (Grace) Duggleby of Muscatine, IA, and sister, Marjorie Foster of Des Moine, IA; nine step-grandchildren and their spouses and 20 step-great-grandchildren. Arrangements by NEPTUNE SOCIETY.

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HODGES, Paul Arthur

Our loving husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather, passed away peacefully at home on 27 August, 2017. Born in California, 4 November 1926, to Herbert H. and Ellen A. (Ojeda) Hodges, Paul lived in Chile, South Africa, and Arizona and traveled the world as a mining engineer. In Tucson, he volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and The Flying Samaritans. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Barbara; daughters, Sally Stevens-Taylor (Ralph), Sheila Guinther (Bill), and stepchildren, Debra Caid (Les), Pat Lopez III (Marilou), Steven Lopez (Megan Nelson), Danelle Kornberg (Donald), Cyndi Dain (Joe), Lynda Hartzler (Doug) and Bryon Lopez (Teresita Pinacho); 20 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and siblings, Allen Hodges (Betsey) and Joyce Ruppert (Alvin-deceased). His love for his family is our cherished memory. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Rd., Tucson, AZ 85718. A reception will immediately follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to: Flying Samaritans Arizona, Tucson Chapter, P.O. Box 40431, Tucson, AZ, 85717. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel.

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MCKEE, Maxine Joyce

Born December 10, 1936 to Marie Hutton and William Louwsma in Pella, Iowa, and passed away peacefully in the presence of her daughters September 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Steven Jones. She is survived by her husband, Roger; daughters, Susan Kalota (Ted) and Julie Jones and her daughter-in- law, Alicia Jones (Bill); her four grandchildren, Dustin, Eric, Tyler and Zach; six great- grandchildren, her stepchildren, Roger McKee (Susie) and Mindy Larson (Mike) and their children.
Maxine was born and raised in Iowa. She was born on the farm, with many early memories of learning to drive the tractor, detasseling the corn in the hot summer, milking the cows and collecting the chicken eggs- which sometimes had unexpected consequences like having an egg fall on her head just before she was to go out on a date.
She played Basketball for the New Sharon women's Basketball team which even went to the State finals.
She married Frank Jones in 1956 and moved to Southern California in 1958. She learned about Poison Oak the hard way, learned to love the Beach and the Dodgers, and later various Football teams. She was an avid Bridge player, an active church member, a meticulous housekeeper and a wonderful hostess. She married Roger McKee in 1981. They moved to multiple locations over the years, including Dallas, Boise, Silicone Valley and even a year in Amsterdam, finally ending up in Tucson in 2003.
She loved her friends and made many along the way. She always had time to listen to problems, rejoice over accomplishments, enjoy her grandkids and always made the holidays special.
Her family was able to be with her at the time of her passing and will remember the special times together forever.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:
IVUMed Urology (https://teachonereachmany-ivumed.givecorps.com/causes/1610-support-our-surgical-teams) Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel

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MARR, Audrey Payne
11/11/1928 - 9/1/2017


Audrey Payne Marr was a sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Born in Manteno, IL, she graduated from Manteno HS in 1946 and married Harlan in 1948. She moved with her family to Tucson in 1959 and spent the rest of her life caring for her adopted community. She was active in her church, St. Mark's Presbyterian, and found joy and comfort in the fellowship she found there. Audrey loved raising money for charities, baking cookies, going to the movies and being an avid Wildcat fan. It's been a wonderful life. She is survived by her sisters, Lois and Irma; sons, James and Jay (Karen); grandchildren, Jessica, Toby (Becky), Stacy and Brent (Monica); great- grandchildren, Ellie, Luke, and Azalea and many nieces, nephews and friends. She is predeceased by her sister, Joann; brother, Sonny; husband, Harlan and daughter, Kathleen. Special thanks to Patricia Marr and Genita Salvagio. Additional thanks to Drs. Steven Vig and Brenda Peart. Five stars to the staff at The Homestead on 18th and Pathways Hospice, for the excellent care they provided. Services will be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Audrey Marr Memorial Fund - St. Mark's, 3809 E. Third St., Tucson, AZ, 85716.

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CASPER, Ruth Emma

95 years old, Ruth Casper passed peacefully on September 17, 2017. Her passing was unexpected. She was born on April 7, 1922 to Julia Lehnhardt and William Ehrler of Galena, Ill. She married her high school sweetheart, James W. Casper, and they were married for 59 years until his death in 2001. Ruth was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters. Although Ruth lived in Tucson nearly 65 years, she never forgot her beloved Galena making frequent trips to visit family and friends. Ruth loved the Tucson Mountains and you would often hear her say in the late afternoon, "When the mountains turn pink, it's time for a drink." And oh how she enjoyed her visits to the White Mountains. She was a passionate sports enthusiast and a loyal UofA Wildcats and Diamondbacks fan. Ruth was articulate, a stickler for detail and extremely well read. She was an avid letter writer resulting in error free text transcribed with impeccable penmanship and she never forgot a name. She was blessed with a mind and the health of someone tens of years her junior. Ruth dressed to the "nines" and you could always find her sporting a unique hat. When asked what she did for a living Ruth would proudly respond, "I'm a professional homemaker." She loved her flowers and always enjoyed a fresh vegetable garden. In her early years she was active in the Order of the Eastern Star, Cub Scouts and Brownies, the Lutheran church, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and the Women's Auxiliary to the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (WAAIME). Ruth is survived by her sons, Ron (Ida) and Larry (Cathy) Casper and her daughter, Ruth Ann (James) Davis all of Tucson; seven grandchildren, Richard Casper, Steven Casper, Brian Casper, Patrick Davis, David (Alyssa) Casper, Jeffrey Davis and Laura Casper; along with numerous nieces and nephews. As a Mother, Grandmother, Aunt and friend, she will be sorely missed. There will be a private family service. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel.

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TRIBBLE, Mildred "Millie" Burnett

of Tucson, Arizona passed away on September 19, 2017 at the age of 90 years. Millie was born June 4, 1927 to Sarah Ethel Lackey and John Henry Burnett in Manchester, Georgia. She is predeceased by her husband, George Percy Tribble Sr. and sons, George Jr., Randall Edward and Kenny Burnett Tribble. Millie is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Bill Dalrymple; seven grandchildren, Gina Carlson (Chris), George Tribble III (Lindsey), Ginger Lancaster (Jamie), Keri Beth Trapp (Matt), Kenny Tribble Jr. (Miranda), Bill Dalrymple (Itha) and David Dalrymple; many great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, September 25, 2017 at Calvary Baptist Church, 758 S. Columbus Boulevard at 1:00 p.m. Burial will be in Forest Park, Georgia on October 14, 2017. Arrangements by BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL.

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THOMPSON, Trinity Yasmine
5/5/2000 - 9/13/2017


Trinity passed away surrounded by her family, she was a Junior at Sahuaro High School and was on track to graduate. She was brilliant and was admired by many people who would watch her overcome her adversity. Her grades were an example of her dedication to living her dreams of becoming a medical researcher. Trinity was pure, and kind, with a big heart. She is already missed very much. Trinity is preceded in death by her grandfather, Clarence. She is survived by her parents who love her dearly, Lucio and Jacqueline Murillo; siblings, Calyx, Heidy, Victoria, Lucio III and Constantino; grandparents, Erika Winters and Victor and Marylou Murillo and multiple family members. A Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 30, 2017 at St. Frances De Sales Catholic Church with a Funeral to follow at EAST LAWN PALMS MORTUARY.

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SCHUH, Martha Anita
3/15/1960 - 8/25/2017


Born a twin… Martha embraced family, cherished friends in Alaska, Tucson and CDO Class '78. Her free-spirited life always moved forward in prayer, her warm smile lifted hearts and she saw life as a poet… Martha's spiritual journey will continue and her gentle soul will be missed… run with the angels…you earned your wings. Martha is the daughter of James and Mary Schuh of Tucson, AZ; siblings, Laura, Michael, Mary and Louisa. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel.

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SCHAFER, Raymond Lowell, (July 30, 1931 to July 30, 2017) A Celebration of his Life will be held at New Spirit Lutheran Church, 8701 E. Spanish Trail, Tucson, AZ, 85710 on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow. Arrangements by EVERGREEN MORTUARY.

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WESTBY, Donald J., passed away on Wednesday September 20, 2017. Don was born June 7, 1934 in Wisconsin and was preceded in death by his loving wife and daughter. He is survived by a son, Michael Westby. A very wise and witty man, he will be missed greatly by many friends. 

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WHITE, Milton, MSgt. USAF (Ret.), passed away September 14, 2017 at age 88. Survivors are his wife of 58 years, Barbara White; daughter, Sandra White (John Venet); son, John White (Jennifer Michniewicz) and grandchildren, Nathan Venet, Kaliana Venet, Maggie White, Libby White and Gregory Totaro. He is also survived by his brother, Gordon White; sisters, Lorraine Pearson and Joyce Farnham (Keith); nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017, 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 8650 N. Shannon Rd. Arrangements by DESERT SUNSET FUNERAL HOME.

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WILSON, Jinnie
10/6/1922 - 9/19/2017


Jinnie Wilson known as "the angel lady" will be missed by not only family and friends, but many organizations that she volunteered and supported. She was born and raised in Michigan, married at 18 to Ken Wilson who was soon summoned to serve 4½ years in the navy. Jinnie and Ken had two children, moved several times while raising children as Ken was transferred every 3-5 years working for U.S. Steel. Jinnie was a beauty operator and set up a business wherever they lived. She got involved in church and community projects. She worked for a photographer in Pittsburgh while helping to put two children through college. She loved doing brush texturing and was always willing to learn a new craft. While living in Pittsburgh she did major fundraising for the Pittsburgh Symphony Auxiliary, she loved fundraising and after retiring to Florida did fundraising for the Melbourne Symphony, the American Lung Association, Girls and Boys Clubs, and others. She volunteered over 5000 hours at the Melbourne Florida Regional Hospital and over 4000 hours in the emergency room. She and Ken volunteered 14 years working on the Senior Pro Am Golf Tournament at Sun Tree Florida. She also had a modeling career which started in Pittsburgh at a local department store, and it continued when in Florida and later here in Tucson for local clothing stores.
Jinnie and Ken moved to Sun City here in Tucson in 1993 where she became president of the Sun City Singers for 14 years. She loved performing in variety shows, produced/directed 14 annual holiday shows, founded and organized a costume room, became an ambassador for newcomers, and was on a committee for renovation of the Sun City stage. In the past three years, she completed 130 hours of Tai Chi. She was always singing, whether for the CCC, churches, Sun City singers, or other community groups. She was on the board of greater Oro Valley Arts for Arts in the Park. She volunteered hours of time at the Golden Goose thrift shop and the Sun City gift shop. She volunteered hours at Oro Valley hospital either in patient admitting or the front desk for 24 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Viv and husband, Steve Forgacs; son, Wayne Wilson and wife, Mary Jane; grandchildren, Kate McCarthy, Michael McCarthy and wife, Cyndie; Pat McCarthy and wife, Rhonda and Jenn Stingl and husband, Jason; brother-in-law, Joe Wilson and wife, Ruth; nephew, Rick Deyo. The five great-grandchildren, Cole and Saige McCarthy, Ally and Sean McCarthy and Kasey McCarthy will miss their G.G.
She is best known as the angel lady making and donating her 1000 angels a year to churches, organizations, medical offices, health care facilities, or friends. She was an active healthy lady until diagnosed with cancer in April this year. She fought hard, but the cancer won. One of her favorite sayings was: "I may grow old, but I'll never give up!"
Any donations may be made to the Sun City Community Foundation to be used for stage improvement. A Celebration of Jinnie's life will be held from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Sun City Community Room, 1495 Rancho Vistoso Blvd., 85755. Arrangements by FUNERARIA DEL ANGEL.

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ORTEGA, Artemisa "Mitcha" Bonillas

Age 79 of Tucson, AZ, passed in peace with Isaiah Ortega (grandson) by her side at home, to be with our Lord on September 13, 2017. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Monday, September 25, 2017 at CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY (South Chapel), 240 S. Stone Ave. Rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Augustine's Cathedral, 192 S. Stone Ave. at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Interment to follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by CARRILLO'S TUCSON MORTUARY.

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POST, Mrs. Sine S.

passed away at age 95, on September 16, 2017 in Tucson, AZ. She passed away in her home attended by loving family members. In keeping with her Danish heritage, a window was opened to let the soul of the loved one to pass through. She was born on August 30, 1922 in Oakley, Idaho to Parley L. and Josephine (Hansen Lee) Scharling. Sine graduated as a registered nurse from Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah and served in The United States Cadet Nurses Corp. during WWII. She married the love of her life, Ernest E. Post, United States Army Air Corp. on July 6, 1944 in Boise, Idaho. They settled in the Binghampton Community of Tucson, AZ, where they raised their family. Sine was a lifelong faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and gave many years of leadership and service. She was a cherished mother and grandmother who enjoyed writing poetry and stories, painting, and sewing for her family. Her family and friends were the joyful recipients of her homemade bread for many years. She worked as an RN in Tucson until the mid1980's. After retiring, Sine and Ernest served full time in the Tulsa, OK, mission for the Church. After her husband's passing, she served a second mission in Salt Lake City. She is survived by her children, Barbara Milo (Ronald) Sonoita; Iva Anderson, Tucson; James Post, Draper, UT; Dorothy Rine, Tucson; Jeanne Gerhard (Gary), Manhattan, KS; Jayne Deskins (Mark), Kearns, UT; Matthew Post, Tucson. Her family includes 27 grandchildren, 51 great- grandchildren and five great- great-grandchildren. The Service for Sine will be at the Binghampton Chapel, 3750 E. Ft. Lowell Road, Tucson, AZ. Friday, September 29, 2017. Viewing is at 9:00 a.m., with the Funeral Service thereafter at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at the Binghampton Cemetery in Tucson. Arrangements by BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL.

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BISHOP, Timothy

left this life September 13, 2017 after a valiant two year battle with multiple myeloma. He leaves behind his wife, Leigh Sorensen Bishop and young son, Charles Bishop. Other survivors include his parents, Charles and Judy Bishop; his sister, Crista (Rob) Abel; brother, Craig (Liba) Bishop; nieces and nephews, Whitney (Angelo Fazio) Smith, Zachary (Kaitlin Quan) Abel, Samantha (Tony) Smith, and Jeremy (Aly Morales) Bishop; grandnieces, Lucy Bishop and Faith Fazio; mother and father-in-law, Terry and Eric Sorensen; sister-in-law, Kia (Brett Burkhardt) Sorensen and their children, Ada and Liam.
Timothy Charles Bishop was born on December 16, 1958 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He spent his childhood in New Mexico and Colorado, moving to Yuma, Arizona to graduate from Yuma High School. He spent the next year touring with Up With People throughout the United States and Venezuela. He received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Arizona State University, pursued graduate work at Northern Arizona University, and earned his medical degree with the University of Arizona School of Medicine. He completed training with a Fellowship in Cardiology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque. Tim joined Spokane Cardiology in 2002 (now Spokane Providence Cardiology).
Time joined the love of his life, Leigh Sorensen, in marriage on October 10, 2009 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Tim felt that Leigh brought out the best in him, and Charlie's birth made their lives complete. He was a dedicated dad and a conversation with Tim always included a story about Charlie.

Tim was a gifted musician and photographer. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fly

fishing, cycling, and backpacking. He was a loving husband, father and son. A kind and gentle man, he was loved by those who knew him. He lived his life seeking the good in others. He walked in beauty and will never be forgotten. Our beloved Timothy.
The family wishes to thank the many doctors who cared for him, the Providence Sacred Heart Hospital Oncology team, the team at St. Lukes's Rehabilitation Institute, and multitude of friends who supported Tim through this journey.
A remembrance service was held in Spokane. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the International Myeloma Foundation (myeloma.org) or Cancer Can't (cancercan't.com).

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