Obituaries for November 2011

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Amy May Badovinus

Amy May (Cornwall) Badovinus was born Aug. 10, 1932 in Kingman, Ariz. and moved to Payson in 1975 where she has lived with her family and many close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clay and May ...

Lilli B. Perry

Lilli B. Perry, a longtime resident of Payson, born Dec. 24, 1936, died Oct. 21, 2011. She is survived by her sons, Matt Matthews and Michael Matthews, both of Payson.

Richard E. Coleman

Richard E. Coleman, loving husband, father and grandfather, lost his long-term struggle with heart disease Oct. 27, 2011 and returned to the Lord. He was born July 24, 1938 to Lawrence Coleman and Adele Heiderman of Buffalo, N.Y. After graduating ...

Kelly Eugene Day

Kelly Eugene Day passed away Oct. 23, 2011. He was born Jan. 29, 1924 in Hindman, Ky. to Kelly Day and Katherine Ritchie. The Day family moved to Arizona when Kelly and his two brothers were young children. He attended ...

Linda Suzanne Dinardi

Linda Suzanne Dinardi, born Aug. 19, 1950 in Grafton, N.D., earned her angel wings Oct. 25, 2011. A resident of Payson, Ariz. since 1999, Mrs. Dinardi is survived by her loving husband of 40 wonderful years, Robert Dinardi; along with ...

Brian Knoner

Brian Knoner passed into the arms of God on Oct. 27. After facing disability since early adulthood, he is now at peace and rest in that glorious place prepared for him by his Savior, Jesus Christ. Brian is survived by ...

John Jr. K. Hodson

John K. Hodson Jr., 78, of Laramie, Wyo. died Nov. 5, 2011 at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was born in 1933 in Urbana, Ill. and after serving in the U.S. Navy, married the love of his ...

Frederick R. Pearce

Frederick R. Pearce, 60, passed away Nov. 6, 2011 at his home in Payson, surrounded by loved ones. Born Sept. 15, 1951 in Des Moines, Iowa, he lived in the Phoenix area before settling in Orange County, Calif. Mr. Pearce ...

Maurice Keith Trumbell

Maurice Keith Trumbell, 80, formerly of Payson, died Nov. 5, 2011 in Lakewood, Colo. He was born May 8, 1931 on a farm in Hancock County, Iowa. In 1957 he was married to Darlene Jean Knapper in Miller Lutheran Church ...

John (Jack) Leslie Gibbs

John (Jack) Leslie Gibbs, born April 23, 1925 in Miles City, Mont., died Nov. 11, 2011 in Payson, Ariz. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Billie; his children, Greg (Jean Williams) of Kaneohe, Hawaii, Michael (Kathleen Kamikawa) of Encinitas, ...

Fran Hoffman

Fran Hoffman, local businesswoman, lost her battle with cancer Nov. 9, 2011. She is survived by her husband, John Hoffman; daughter, Carrie A. Ingram; and grandchildren, Liam R. Ingram and Carlie A. Ingram. Services were held Nov. 14, 2011. Donations ...

Louise E. McQuiston

Louise E. McQuiston, 83, of Forest Lakes, Ariz. died Nov. 9, 2011. She was born Nov. 17, 1927 in Menomonie, Wis. She married Leslie W. McQuiston on March 1, 1946 in Chippewa Falls, Wis. Mrs. McQuiston is survived by sons, ...

William Joseph Pearson

William Joseph Pearson was born Aug. 28, 1953 to parents William and Anne Pearson in Mesa, Ariz. and passed away Nov. 7, 2011 in Payson. Mr. Pearson was employed with the Arizona Department of Transportation for 31 years and with ...

Robert Sr. Sertich

Robert Sertich Sr., 81, died Nov. 14, 2011, at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz. He was born May 16, 1930 in Bisbee, Ariz., to Lucy and Luke Sertich. He attended Bisbee High School and joined ...

Ella Moran

Ella Moran, died Nov. 14, 2011. She was born Jan. 27, 1928. Mrs. Moran is survived by her husband, Hubert; son, Ronald; daughter, Lisa; granddaughters, Katherine and Mary; and daughter-in-law, Made. Also surviving are sisters, Katherine, Louise and Marcella. As ...

Edith Celeste Patterson

Patti Walker, born Edith Celeste Patterson, entered the world in Pine, Ariz. April 11, 1922. Her great-grandparents were sent to settle Arizona in the 1800s and were the first white settlers. They chose a small valley surrounded by mountains and ...

Marlene Rose Hagen

Marlene Rose Hagen, born Feb. 21, 1929, left quietly in her sleep to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, James M. Hagen; a sister/cousin, Lila Rose Adams; three ...

Larry Sarracino

Larry Sarracino, age 60, of Payson, passed away peacefully on Nov. 10, 2011. He is survived by his daughters, Michelle Ortiz and Vanessa Alvarado; his son, Lawrence Sarracino; his wife, Sharon Sarracino; his grandsons, Jacub, Lough, Anthony and Joseph Ortiz; ...

Tamara Jean Thomas

Tamara Jean Thomas, 55, passed away peacefully in her sleep Nov. 8, 2011 after a prolonged illness. She is survived by her loving husband of 31 years, Lon; son, Ronnie; daughter, Amy (Bill) Pantenberg; and four grandchildren. “She loved her ...

Sarah Frances “Frannie” Van Horn

Sarah Frances “Frannie” Van Horn, a Payson resident for 33 years, passed away peacefully on Nov. 18, 2011. She was born Sept. 3, 1921 in Artesia, N.M. Mrs. Van Horn spent most of her life in Arizona and considered raising ...

David W. Wallace

David W. Wallace, 80, born Aug. 15, 1931, passed from this earth to meet his Lord Nov. 20, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; two children, Vicki (Bob) Jackson and Craig (Alana) Wallace; four grandchildren, Mitchell Jackson, Melinda ...

Garry Dalrymple

Garry Dalrymple, 77, of Happy Jack, passed away Nov. 18, 2011. Born in Warsaw, N.Y. Aug. 22, 1934, Mr. Dalrymple served in the U.S. Air Force for 24 years and retired at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson and moved ...

Michele McGarey

Michele McGarey passed away unexpectedly Nov. 19, 2011. She was born Aug. 21, 1974 in Fremont, Calif. “She was a beautiful daughter, mother and friend, many knew the love of her equally beautiful and tender heart. She is greatly loved ...

Louise Thomas

Louise Thomas died Nov. 20, 2011 at the in-patient unit of Hospice Compassus in Payson. She was born in Oil City, Pa., and moved with her parents, John Harding and Marian (Hugus) Harding, to Knox, Ind. She attended Indiana University, ...