Evelyn D. Ritz


Evelyn Ritz, of Pine, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2002.

She was born May 1, 1916, in Wilkinsburg, Pa., where she was active in her church groups and taught Sunday school for many years.

She married Paul Ritz, in Newport News, Va., in 1940 and is survived by Paul and two children, Linda Olson of Phoenix and Dennis Ritz of LaJolla, Calif. Other survivors are granddaughter Sarah Olson of Phoenix, grandson Nicholas Ritz of LaJolla, and granddaughter Jennifer Ritz of Los Angeles.

Evelyn made friends wherever she went and will be sorely missed by those whose paths she crossed.

A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church, 4039 N. Highway 87, Pine, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at 3 p.m.

Donations may be given to the Isabel Hunt Memorial Library of Pine, P.O. Box 229, Pine, AZ 85544, or the Payson Humane Society, 812 S. McLane, Payson, AZ 85541.

Lillian Jones

Lillian May Jones, 80, of Strawberry, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, in Payson. She was born Jan. 28, 1922, in Savana, Ill., and lived in Arizona for the past 40 years.

Survivors include her husband, Victor E. Jones of Strawberry; one daughter, Melda Rogish of Phoenix; two brothers, Alford Schneck of Mesa and Don Schneck of Ajo; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

No services are planned.

Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier, Payson, AZ. 85541.

Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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