Obituaries for April 2009

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Vanna Wood

Vanna Wood, 69, of Strawberry, died March 30, 2009 in Phoenix. She is survived by her husband, Dennis Wood; three daughters, Dawn (David) Avery of Arizona City, Diana Wood of Henrietta, Okla. and Heather (Shannon) Wood of Kansas City, Mo. ...

Harry Robert Bowser

Harry Robert Bowser, 95, of Payson, died April 7, 2009. He was born July 18, 1913 in Distant, Pa. to Perry and May Bowser. Mr. Bowser began working at the age of 13 in the Pennsylvania coal mines. During World ...

Larry Dean Everetts Sr.

Larry Dean Everetts Sr., of Payson, died April 6, 2009 at the age of 76. He was born Jan. 26, 1933 in Hillsboro, Ohio to Amanda and Dewey Everetts. Mr. Everetts moved his family to Arizona in 1957 where he ...

Stuart Gould Ashmusen

Stuart Gould Ashmusen, 94, died April 9, 2009, in Longview, Wash., from complications of congestive heart failure. Born on July 15, 1914 to Frederick Ashmusen and Lelia Snyder in Fremont, Neb., Mr. Ashmusen was raised and attended school in Omaha, ...

Loyd Baker

Loyd Baker, 71, died April 13, 2009. He was born Oct. 16, 1937 in Tallulah, La. The loving husband and father moved west, where he raised his family. After retiring from Arizona Public Service, he moved to Alabama calling Goodwater ...

Ellen Dietz

Ellen Dietz, 59, of Payson, died April 20, 2009. Ms. Dietz was the wife of Walter H. Bourguignon and they had moved to Arizona from New York to enjoy semi-retirement. She was born in the Capital District area of New ...

Dana LaBarbera

Dana LaBarbera, 56, died April 12, 2009 in Payson. She was born May 10, 1952, in Phoenix, to Roy Slover III and Kathleen Jennings Slover. Mrs. LaBarbera is survived by her mother, Kathleen Dana Scholtz; daughter, Jenelle Kathleen LaBarbera; son, ...

Janet Beecher Brown

Janet Beecher Brown, 69, died April 23, 2009 at her home in Payson, with her family at her side. She was born May 5, 1939 in Watsonville, Calif. She grew up in Kailua, Hawaii where she met and married Tom ...