Obituaries for February 2013

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Dorothy Louise Roth

Dorothy Louise Roth was born on Jan. 7, 1924 in Natrona, Pa. to Leonard and Martha Wygonik. She was baptized, raised Catholic, and graduated from Mount Carmel High School with honors. She worked in her family’s business, The Sandwich Shop, ...

Carol Louise Garmon

Carol Louise Nielsen Garmon, 67, of Payson Ariz., passed away on Jan. 23, 2013. Mrs. Garmon, beloved wife, mother and nana, was born in Boulder City, Nev. on Aug. 27, 1945. She graduated from Arcadia High School in Scottsdale, Ariz., ...

Louis Staalberg

Louis Staalberg, 83, of Payson, Ariz., passed away Jan. 29, 2013. A service will be held at Messinger Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Rd. Scottsdale, Ariz. from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Burial will be in ...

Bernice Marie Cheek

Bernice Marie (Terri) Cheek passed away on Nov. 24, 2012. Memorial services were conducted at Mount Cross Lutheran Church in Payson on Dec. 5, 2012. Graveside (inurnment) services will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 8 at the National Memorial ...

Frank Hansen

Frank Hansen, 67, went to be with his Lord peacefully with family by his side on Jan. 29, 2013. Born on March 7, 1945, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Frank immigrated to Canada in 1956. After serving in the Canadian Army for ...

Amanda Nicole Johnson

Amanda Nicole Johnson, 25, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 26, 2013 at 4:25 p.m. in a tragic car accident on West Highway 260, heading back to Payson. Miss Johnson was born May 24, 1987 in Mesa, and ...

Donald D. Nyberg

Donald D. Nyberg, 87, of Payson, passed away Jan. 26, 2013 at Payson Open Door. He was born March 11, 1925 in Clay Center, Kan. and served our country in naval aviation during World War II. He was united in ...

John William Moon

John William Moon, M.D., known to most as “Bill,” died Feb. 1, 2013 in Payson, at the age of 90. He was born June 20, 1922 in Baraboo, Wis. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Grace Moon and ...

Bernice A. Whittle

Bernice A. Whittle, 98, of Streetsboro, Ohio, and formerly of Payson, died Feb. 5, 2013. She was born May 19, 1914 in Wellsville, Ohio to Orlando and Mary Elizabeth (Allison) Dick. She and her husband retired to Payson between 1977 ...

Charlene Kile

Charlene Kile of Tonto Basin, Ariz., died Feb. 7, 2013 in Payson, Ariz. She was born Dec. 1, 1944 in Sikeston, Mo. and worked as a business manager for Santa Cruz Valley Union High School and CCA in Eloy, Ariz. ...

Opal Lea Williams

Opal Lea Williams (Polly), age 89, a 31-year resident of Payson, went home to our Lord in Heaven on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013. She was a resident of Rim Country Health and a member of Ponderosa Baptist Church in Payson. ...

Jean Marilyn Collette

A memorial service for Jean M. Collette, will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Payson United Methodist Church, 414 N. Easy St. A light lunch will be served after the service. Donations in Jean Collette’s memory ...

Bert F. Gibbs

Bert F. Gibbs went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Feb. 5, 2013. He was born April 30, 1923 in Hackensack, N.J. Mr. Gibbs served in the U.S. Military, U.S. Naval Corps, June 1942 - Dec. 1945. He ...

William Deerfield

William (Bill) Deerfield, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died Feb. 5, 2013 at the Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joyce; daughter, Karen (Troy) Brimhall; and son, William (Bill). He ...

Sterling Olan Lanphear

Sterling Olan Lanphear (Smith), 64, of Payson, went to his heavenly home Feb. 3, 2013. He was born in Hollywood, Calif. to Arlene and Kevin Smith. He attended Glendale High School, before attending Glendale Community College, and later Arizona State ...

Sam Locker

Sam Locker, born March 5, 1936 in Crossroads, N.M., passed away peacefully with family by his side at home in Mesa del Caballo on Jan. 31, 2013 at the age of 76. Mr. Locker was a volunteer fireman and helped ...

Marilyn Baker

Marilyn Baker passed away Feb. 14, 2013. She was born March 23, 1926 in Anderson, Ind. Since the 1950s she was very familiar with the Payson community. Marilyn and Walt Baker decided to settle here in the early ’90s. Mrs. ...