Obituaries for December 2012

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Elizabeth Emmerich-Wyatt

Elisabeth (Liz) Susan Emmerich-Wyatt, 70, of Gisela, Ariz., passed away in her home on Nov. 25, 2012. She was born Aug. 28, 1942 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Mary Goodman Shapiro and Meyer Shapiro. She was retired from the ...

Patrick Henry Ricke

Patrick Henry Ricke died unexpectedly Sunday morning, Nov. 25, 2012 at the Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Show Low, Navajo County, Ariz. at the age of 52. Patrick was born in the old Mesa Southside Hospital in Mesa, Maricopa ...

John Stephen Cline

John Stephen Cline, 76, of Tonto Basin, died Dec. 8, 2012 in Scottsdale. He was born Dec. 27, 1936 in Phoenix, the only child of “Doc” Benjamin Cline and Dorothy Herman Wells. He was raised in Tonto Basin and he ...

James A. York

James A. (Jim) York was born in Los Angeles, Calif. on July 11, 1920 and raised on the family farm in Bard, Calif., just across the river from Yuma, Ariz. He died Dec. 9, 2012. He attended school in Yuma ...

Bettye A. Farmer

Bettye A. Farmer passed away on Dec. 8, 2012. She was born in North Little Rock, Ark. in 1924 to Charles and Lamont Warbritton. She was 17 and in high school when she married Charles Farmer, Jr. who was on ...

Chester Kitchell

Chester C. Kitchell, 78 of Payson, passed away Dec. 10, 2012. Mr. Kitchell was a U.S. Navy veteran and a Union Oil truck driver for 30 years and could be found five days a week at the Payson Athletic Club. ...

Floyd T. Landers

Longtime Payson resident Floyd T. Landers passed away peacefully at his home of 43 years on Dec. 5, 2012 at the age of 93. Mr. Landers was born Dec. 20, 1918 in Potawatomie County, Okla. He was one of eight ...

Thomas Robert Price

Thomas Robert Price, of Reseda, Calif., a student at Payson High School and Gila Community College in the Fire Science Program, died on Dec. 2, 2012 in a hit and run accident in Reseda, Calif. His dream was to follow ...

Joanne K. Sanden

Joanne K. Sanden passed to be with her Lord on Nov. 23, 2012 at Rim Country Health Center in Payson, at the age of 82. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Grant E. Sanden (January ...

John Albert Broadston

John Albert “Jack” Broadston, 84, of Gentry, Ark., died Dec. 14, 2012 at Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville, Ark. Born June 7, 1928 in Bridgeport, Okla., he was the son of Andrew and Ura Logan Broadston. Mr. Broadston was a ...

Jerry Eramian

Jerry Eramian passed away from a stroke on Dec. 2, 2012 at the age of 88. “The falling leaves drift by the window. The autumn leaves of red and gold. I see your lips, the summer kisses. The sunburned hands ...

Charles Stailey

Charles “Chuck” Stailey, 80, passed away on Dec. 15, 2012 in Payson, from a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born Aug. 26, 1932 in Defiance, Ohio. He served his country in the Air Force for 22 years and ...

Delores Anderson

Delores was born Delores Beatrice Slama on Jan. 20, 1923 in rural Lincoln County, Minn. She was the first born of eight children of David Slama and Bertha (Olson) Slama. She met and married Wilbur Shippy in 1945 and they ...

Ronald Heap

Ronald L. Heap of Tonto Basin, passed away Dec. 3, 2012 in Scottsdale at the age of 82. He was born July 10, 1930 in St. Johns, Ariz. to Parley J. Heap and Leona Wilkins Heap. He was preceded in ...

Jean Marilyn Collette

Jean M. Collette was called home by the Lord on Dec. 22, 2012. She was born Dec. 24, 1931 in Glendale, Calif. to John P. McDonald and Laura Greenly McDonald. Her parents and her brother, Robert McDonald, preceded her in ...

Nona H. Randall

Nona H. Randall, 96, longtime resident and pioneer passed away Dec. 23, 2012. She was born June 30, 1916, in Alpine Ariz. Aunt Nona, as she was fondly called by many who knew her, succumbed after a two-month stay at ...

Robert Hochstetler

Robert Hochstetler died Dec. 18, 2012 at Hospice Compassus in Payson. Mr. Hochstetler was born June 7, 1927 in Jasonville, Ind. to Clifton and Minta Hochstetler. He graduated from high school; served in the Army from July 1945 to January ...