William Linus Bloehs, 71, of Star Valley, died March 23, 2006 at Payson Care Center. He was born Dec. 4, 1934 in Hammond, Ind.
He grew up and attended schools in the Noble, Ill. area. He moved to Mesa in 1964 and retired as a sergeant from the Mesa Police Department in 1987 after 20 years of service.
After retiring, he moved to the Payson area where he enjoyed hunting, fishing and cutting wood at his cabin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Monty; brother, Ron; and wife, Carol.
Mr. Bloehs is survived by two sons, Danny and Jay; the mother of his children, Betty Lazaro; his companion of 13 years, Faine Arrington; two stepchildren, Tiffany Johansen and Tim Adcock and their families; and his horse, Scooter.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 30 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Dr. in Payson.
Donations may be made in Mr. Bloehs' name to the Payson Humane Society, 812 S. McLane, Payson, AZ 85541.
An online guest book is available at www.messingerpayson. com.
Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.