Obituaries for July 2010

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Eugene “Gene” Snyder

Eugene “Gene” Snyder was born June 4, 1925 in Brush Valley, Pa. and passed away on June 7, 2010. On June 10, 2010, he was laid to rest at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park in Payson, next to his wife of ...

Ezechial (Zeke) Patrick Sweeney

Ezechial (Zeke) Patrick Sweeney was born Aug. 17, 1978 at Williams Air Force Base. He went to be with the Lord on June 27, 2010. He is survived by his two daughters, Isabella Monroe (Bella) Sweeney and Delilah Jane (Lily) ...

E. Jean “Jeanne” Ricca

E. Jean “Jeanne” Ricca, 82 passed away June 29, 2010 in Payson. She was born April 25, 1928 in Fitzgerald, Ga. to George C. “Joe” Ricca and Vergie Ricca. Ms. Ricca was preceded in death by her parents and a ...

Robert Ivan Lawson

Robert Ivan Lawson, 73, of Payson, was born Feb. 7, 1937 to Levi and Mary Martha Lawson in Des Moines, Iowa. He died June 10, 2010 in Fresno, Calif. He attended elementary and high school in Pamona, Calif. and Fresno ...

Theresa Kinsman

Theresa Kinsman went home to be with the Lord July 5, 2010. She was born Dec. 19, 1934 in Rockland Lake, N.Y. and was married to Fred Maiers, with whom she had three daughters. Mrs. Kinsman was a nurse for ...

Lovina Muckenhirn

Lovina Muckenhirn, 86, died peacefully July 2, 2010, surrounded by loved ones. Born Lovina Jane Funk on Oct. 23, 1923 in Denver, Colo., she was the sixth of 10 children born to Gladys and James Funk. Raised in Colorado, Montana ...

Leonard R. Mitchell

Leonard R. Mitchell, 95, of Tonto Basin, passed away July 5, 2010 at Hospice Compassus. He was born May 15, 1915 in Douthat, Okla. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cornelia Brown (Brownie). He is survived by daughter, ...

Sherry Lynn Weller

Sherry Lynn Weller, loving wife, mother and grandmother, died July 3, 2010 surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 20, 1948 to Billy Hill and Paula Hill Coplan. She was preceded in death by her father, Billy Hill. Mrs. ...

Deonta Rubert White

Deonta R. White passed away on July 6, 2010. He was born on July 6, 2010 in Payson. He is survived by his parents, Marquel E. Waterman and Rubert R. White; grandparent, Lanell Waterman; uncles, Daniel Waterman and Cody Waterman; ...

Michael Lanning

Michael Lanning, a 1986 graduate of Payson High School and a resident of Mesa, Ariz., died July 5, 2010 in Mesa. He was born July 1, 1968 in Hancock, Mich. to James L. Smith Jr. and Nancy J. Smith. Mr. ...

Myrtle Irene Martin

Myrtle Irene Martin, 80, of Gilbert, passed away July 9, 2010. She was born March 7, 1930 in Payson. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Archie Bell Martin; daughters, Dinky Townsend and Sandy Dobson; four grandchildren, Kandy ...

Dr. Joseph J. Sobotka

Dr. Joseph J. Sobotka, who was born Dec. 29, 1932 in Inman, Neb., died June 24, 2010. He was 77. The son of the late Lewella and Joseph Sobotka, Sr., Dr. Sobotka attended school in the town of his birth. ...

Karen Eileen Garner

Karen Eileen Garner, who was born Feb. 13, 1943, was killed in a car crash on June 14, 2010, while driving on Interstate 10 near Tonopah, Ariz., en route to her home in Payson following a family event near Los ...

Rose Margaret Robison

Rose Margaret Robison passed away July 9, 2010. She was born April 22, 1926 in Urichsville, Ohio to George William Speicher and Brownie Jetty Taylor-Speicher. Margaret was preceded in death by both parents and her loving husband, James T. Robison. ...

Barbara Tutill

Barbara Tutill of Payson died June 30, 2010. She was born Nov. 25, 1955 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to Ronald Percy Tutill and Bertha Alfrida Imhoff. She attended Nashoba Regional High School and Framingham State College, both in Massachusetts and ...

Michael Tyler Barr

Payson has lost its “Gentle Giant.” Michael Tyler Barr was born May 2, 1985 in Payson. He went to be with the Lord July 15, 2010. He is survived by his mother, Deana Rae (Gardner) Barr; his father, Les P. ...

Mary M. Pierce

Mary M. Pierce was born Sept. 13, 1921 in McCurtain, Okla. and died July 17, 2010 in Phoenix. She was the daughter of the late Oscar Rains and Lori Hicks. Mrs. Pierce is survived by her children, Roydan Fehrenkamp, David ...

Vinzenz Sabo

Vinzenz Sabo, 81, passed away July 15, 2010. He was born in Yugoslavia to Peter Sabo and Maria Beck Sabo. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth; daughters, Renate (Josef) Ratschan, Heidi (Joseph) Gillis and Theresa (Roy) Rohter; six ...

Janet Stephens

Janet Stephens of Crescent City, Calif. passed away July 15, 2010 from cancer. She was born Jan. 15, 1950 in Toledo, Ore. Mrs. Stephens is survived by three children, Travis of Woodburn, Ore., Tanya of Crescent City, Calif. and Ron ...

Dale Lee Watts

Dale Lee Watts was born Oct. 28, 1949 in Santa Fe, N.M. He went home to be with his Heavenly Father July 17, 2010 after a brief battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl, and four stepdaughters, ...

Michael Tyler Barr

Michael Tyler Barr was born May 2, 1985 in Payson. He went to be with the Lord July 15, 2010. He is survived by his mother, Deana Rae (Gardner) Barr; father, Les P. Barr; brothers, Matt (Tayler) Barr), Luke Barr, ...

James Paul Leonard

James Paul Leonard, 68, of Globe, died July 11, 2010. He was born Oct. 10, 1942 in Denver, Colo. to Paul John Leonard and Lois Dean Burnett. He graduated from Evergreen Colorado High in 1961 and joined the U.S. Air ...

Karolyn Olson MacLean

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and longtime friend Karolyn Olson MacLean passed away after a brief battle with cancer peacefully on July 19, 2010 surrounded by her family. Born Dec. 9, 1935 in Wellington, Utah to Carl and ...

Adela Riske

Adela Riske passed away July 9, 2010 in Payson. She was born Sept 24, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio and lived in the area most of her life. She relocated to Payson in July 1999 with her daughter and son-in-law. Her ...

Michael Allen Hatch

Michael Allen Hatch, born April 23, 1974 in Elko, Nev., passed away July 23, 2010. He graduated in 1993 from Cactus High School in Glendale, Ariz. Mr. Hatch served as youth director at First Southern Baptist Church in Payson. He ...

Richard P. Holmes

Richard P. Holmes was 84 when he died at his home in Roscoe, Ill. on July 23, 2010 after a long illness. Mr. Holmes served on the Chicago Fire Department for 30 years and spent part of his retirement years ...

James “Jim” Stuart Cambier

James Stuart “Jim” Cambier, 72, of Payson and Scottsdale, passed away unexpectedly on July 20, 2010. He was born Oct. 7, 1937 to James S. Cambier and Mary Elizabeth Morehart Cambier in Jackson Heights, Long Island, N.Y. He attended schools ...

Harry Hansen

Harry Hansen, 68, passed away July 23, 2010 in Payson. He was born April 10, 1942 to A. Henry Hansen and Lydia Lund Hansen in Hampton, Iowa. After high school Mr. Hansen entered the Navy and served three years. After ...

Terry Lynn Egler Martin

Terry Lynn Egler Martin, 50, of Marlow, Okla., died June 16, 2010 at her home in Marlow. Services were held June 21 at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Duncan, Okla., with the Rev. David Woods, the Rev. Ron Meador ...

Violet M Skolos

Violet Matilda Tryggestad Skolos, 100, of Payson and formerly of Scottsdale, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 24, 2010. She was at the Hospice Compassus facility in Payson, with family by her side when ...