Obituaries for September 2011

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Keith A. Sims

Keith A. Sims, age 71, went to be with the Lord, Friday, Aug. 26, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Sims was born Nov. 7, 1939, in Indianapolis, Ind., but lived most of his life in Perris, Calif. ...

Shirley Lorraine Jones

Shirley Lorraine Jones of Payson passed away on the morning of Sunday, Aug. 28. Mrs. Jones was born in Detroit, Mich. Dec. 23, 1924, after which her family moved to California. She married her husband Vestal B. Jones on Aug. ...

Dorothy Wilkinson

Dorothy Wilkinson, born Feb. 17, 1951, died Saturday, Aug. 27 at her Globe Miami home after battling pancreatic cancer for 18 months. She was 60. She was a beloved and devoted wife, daughter, mother and grandmother with 15 grandchildren and ...

Daniel Boretsky

Daniel Boretsky passed away at the age of 55 on Aug. 31, 2011 in the Maricopa County Burn Center following a motorcycle accident on Thursday, Aug. 18 in Deer Creek Village where he lived with his mother, Mary Powers, at ...

Janet Kay Griffey

Janet Kay Griffey, of Star Valley, was born Sept. 1, 1948 to Vincent and Gladys Wood of Esdale, Wis. at Red Wing, Minn. hospital. She graduated from Ellsworth, Wis. high school in 1966. She passed away on Aug. 30, 2011 ...

Teddi Louise Frazier

Teddi Louise Frazier of Payson passed away at the age of 60 on Monday, Sept. 5. Teddi is survived by her husband, Norman Frazier; two children, Ty Drake and Jodi Mallett; brother, Monty Smith; four grandchildren, Janelle, Chance, Katelyn and ...

Alva John Bishop

Alva John Bishop, born Sept. 15, 1945 in Globe, Ariz., has gone home to his heavenly father on Aug. 31, 2011. He will be joined there by his sister, Evdokia; his brothers, Monroe and Bill; and his father, A.E. Bishop. ...

Frank Massaro

Frank Massaro peacefully passed from this world on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 with his wife by his side. He spent most of his life in New Jersey. He was born in Summit in 1929; spent his youth in Stirling; and ...

JeAnne Ardis Plata

JeAnne Ardis Plata, 69, of Payson, Ariz., passed away Sept. 9, 2011. Mrs. Plata is survived by her husband, Errol F. Plata; and her brother, Donald S. Gillespie. She is also survived by her two children, Errol F. Plata, Jr. ...

Elizabeth Thorgeirsson

Elizabeth Thorgeirsson was greeted at heaven’s gate by great grandson, “li’l” Leon on Aug. 31, 2011. She was born Aug. 18, 1938 in New York City, N.Y. She lived in Germany during World War II and this period of time ...

Cherrel Willis

Cherrel White Willis, 86, of Payson passed away peacefully Aug. 11, 2011, at her home. She was born Nov. 17, 1924 in Taylor, Ariz. and was raised in Ft. Apache, Ariz. She attended high school in Snowflake, Ariz. where she ...

Audrey J. Berrier

Audrey J. Berrier, 87, a former Payson resident and member of St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, was granted her Angel Wings on Sept. 7, 2011 at her home in Mesa, Ariz. Mrs. Berrier was born June 21, 1924 in ...

Carol Faye Rasmussen

Carol Faye Rasmussen passed away Aug. 27, 2011 in Payson, Ariz. She was born Feb. 20, 1947 in Motley, Minn. to Philip and Selma Anderson. Mrs. Rasmussen is survived by two daughters, Sandra Minkel of Tucson, Ariz. and Jennifer Smith ...

Elizabeth Thorgeirsson

Elizabeth Thorgeirsson was greeted at heaven’s gate by great grandson “li’l” Leon on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. Mrs. Thorgeirsson was born in New York City, N.Y. Aug. 18, 1938. She lived in Germany during World War II. This period of ...

Karen Eileen Cox

Karen Eileen (Kelly) Cox, born Aug. 8 1957, went to rest on Sept. 12, 2011. She is survived by her husband, Harold Donald Cox Jr.; her mother-in-law, Nancy Lee Cagle of Camp Verde Ariz.; aunt and uncle, Virginia and Dennis ...

Dan Boyd Adams

Dan Boyd Adams was born Aug. 21, 1919 in Beaver Falls, Pa. to Charles and Jessie (Boyd) Adams and grew up in New Waterford, Ohio on an apple orchard farm, Adam’s Apples, owned by his parents. He died Sept. 17, ...

John Haulot

John Haulot of Tonto Basin, Ariz., age 82, passed away Sept. 18, 2011 in Payson, Ariz. Mr. Haulot is survived by his wife of 45 years, Florence Haulot; one brother, Daniel Haulot; his three children, John Jr., Sandy and Robert; ...

Janice Ricke

Janice Ricke was born Janice Holck on March 25, 1939 to Robert and Alvina Holck in Clear Lake, Iowa. She married Gerald Ricke on Jan. 19, 1959. She passed away in Phoenix Sept. 19, 2011. Mrs. Ricke is survived by ...

Andrew Wilson Bettwy

Andrew Wilson Bettwy, 66, a retired attorney, died Sept. 18, 2011 in Kingman, Ariz. He was born Dec. 24, 1944, to Andrew Leo Bettwy, a Nogales native, and Janice Kathryn Bettwy. Mr. Bettwy was raised in Phoenix, where he attended ...

Dorothy Flesher

Dorothy Flesher, 87, of Gisela, Ariz., passed away Sept. 11, 2011. Her funeral will be held Saturday, Oct. 8 at Calvary Chapel Tri-City, Tempe, Ariz. For details about the time and address, please call (602) 577-5405 by Wednesday, Oct. 5.

James Wiler

James (Jim) L. Wiler, 72, was born in Bronson, Mich. to Lawrence James Wiler and Dorothy Edith Burger. He died Aug. 30, 2011. He attended Bronson High School in Michigan and served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Wiler worked as ...

Ardyth Lynn Potter

Ardyth Lynn Potter, a former resident of Payson, Ariz., passed from this life suddenly in Mannford, Okla. Sept. 26, 2011 at the age of 51 years, 5 months and 9 days. Mrs. Potter was born April 17, 1960 in Smithville, ...