1960 Arizona Death Certificates are online at genealogy.az.gov

MACIAS, Louis D.

Superior -- Rosary for Louis D. Macias, 75, who died Thursday, January 7, 1960, was in Smith Funeral Home. Mass was sung in St. Francis Church here. Mr. Macias, born in Mexico, had lived in the state since 1912, the past 38 years in Superior. He had been in the dairy business until retirement six years ago. He is survived by his wife, Maria; three daughters, Mrs. Connie Holt, Phoenix, and Mrs. Rachel Granilla and Mrs. Jessie Bertoglio, both of Superior; and three sons, Louis and Juventino, both of Superior and Robert Macias, Willcox. The AZ Republic January 9, 1960.

MADERS, Nora Ann

Prescott -- Funeral services for Mrs. Nora Ann Maders, 85, who died Friday, Jan. 8, 1960, in the Pioneers home here, were in Ruffner Funeral Home. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery. Mrs. Maders was born in a covered wagon in Howard County, Kansas. Her family then was en route from St. Louis to Crown King Arizona mining camp. A resident of the Prescott area since 1874, she is survived by nine sons, Bill, Mayer; Robert, Phoenix; Dudley, Ash Fork; Henry, Globe; Eugene, Prescott; Fields and Robert, both of Humboldt; and Ray and Horace, both of Tucson; three daughters, Mrs. Rose Merwin, Prescott; Mrs. Jessie Higgins, Humboldt; and Mrs. Hazel Richards, La Mesa, Calif.; 20 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. The AZ Republic Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1960, p. 18.

MAGEE, Joseph W.

Tucson -- Funeral services for Joseph W. Magee, 54, who died of a heart attack in his home Sunday, January 10, 1960, were in the Mountain View Presbyterian Church. The Rev. David Sholin officiated. Burial in South Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Mr. Magee was assistant superintendent in charge of business affairs for the Tucson school system since 1930 when he was graduated freom the University of Arizona. A native of Douglas, he came to Tucson in 1926. He is survived by his wife, Delina; a son, Joseph, Pittsburgh, PA; and a sister, Mrs. Alice Boardman, Tucson. The AZ Republic Tuesday, January 12, 1960.

MARCUM, Calvin P.

Tempe -- Funeral services for Calvin P. Marcum, 38, who died Saturday, January 16, 1960, in his home at 1218 E. Eighth St., were in the Carr Mortuary. Mr. Marcum was born in Oklahoma, had lived in the Phoenix area 20 years before moving to Tempe a week ago. He was a World War II veteran. He is survived by his wife, Mildred E.; two sons, Lynn S. and William H.; a daughter, Mrs. Kenneth King; a brother, Virgil; a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Fillmore; and nine grandchildren, all of Phoenix. The AZ Republic Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1960.

MARMET, Norman Henry, 50, 24 January 1960


Rosary for Mrs. Anne L. Martin, 41, 2148 W. Madison, who died Friday in a Phoenix hospital, will be said tomorrow in the Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home chapel, 330 N. Second Ave. Requiem high mass will be sung in St. Matthew's Catholic Church, 2038 W. Van Buren. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery. Mrs. Martin was born in Williams and had lived in Phoenix all but the first year of her life. She was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis Catholic Church. She also belonged to the St. Matthew's Altar Society, St. Matthew's Mothers Club, and Lady of Fatima Sodality. She is survived by her husband, Chester; a son, Chester, Jr.; and a daughter, Joanne, all of Phoenix. 31 January 1960.

MARTIN, Elmer Arnold

Services for Elmer Arnold Martin, 68, who died Friday, January 1, 1960, were in Colonial Chapel, Morten-sen-Kingsley Mortuary, 1020 W. Washington. Burial in Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Mr. Martin was a retired carpenter. He came to Phoenix 20 years ago. He lived at 1218 N. 15th Ave. He was a World War I veteran and a native of Salem, Oregon. He is survived by his wife, Ona Henry Martin; three daughters, Mrs. Leorna Adams and Mrs. Delores Wilber, both of Salem and Mrs. Barbrann Rodge of Washington, D.C.; two sons, John and Leonard, both of Salem; two brothers and two sisters in Oregon and 13 grandchildren. The AZ Republic 3 January 1960

MARTIN, Fred, 78, Gila Bend, 28 January 1960

MARTIN, Sally Sydney (Granny), 105, Springerville, 25 January 1960

MARTINEZ, Seferino

Seferino Martinez, 53, a native of Mexico and a Phoenix area resident since 1918, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1960, in a Valley hospital. Mass was at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Tolleson. Burial in Glendale Memorial Park. Mr. Martinez, a parishioner of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, was a farmer. Survivors include his wife, Nieves; a son, Seferino, Jr., and his stepfather, Jose Martinez, all of Phoenix.

MASONER, Gerald R.

Funeral services for Gerald R. Masoner, 61, who died Thursday, January 14, 1960, will be today in Paradise Chapel and Funeral Home, 3934 E. Indian School Rd. Mr. Masoner, born in Cameron, Missouri, came to Arizona 46 years ago. He lived at 2300 E. Washington. He had been employed by Lightning Transfer and Storage Co. for 25 years before retiring in 1952. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Jeraldine Sinor, Phoenix; and a brother, Leo, Los Angeles. The Arizona Republic Tuesday, 19 Jan 1960, p. 16.


Allen M. Mathieson, 67, a retired sign painter, worked for Myers-Leiber Sign Co. He moved to Phoenix in 1927 from Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Three daughters, Mrs. Newton Sons, Mrs. Helen Hassell, Mrs. Fred Malone; eight sons, Arthur, Byron, Delbert, Allen M., Jr., Donald, Frank and Harry, all of Phoenix, and Ray of Costa Mesa, Calif. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. Published in the Arizona Republic June 14, 1962.

McCLENDON, William Preston

Yuma -- Funeral services for William Preston McClendon, 59, who died here Friday, Jan. 15, 1960, were in the Valley Baptist Church. Mr. McClendon, born in Midlothian, Texas, had lived in Yuma for the past 16 years. He was employed at Arizona Mineral Corp. He is survived by his wife, Alma; two sons, William, Oxnard, CA, and Reginald, Quito, Ecuador; four sisters, Mrs. Letha Brumley, Crane, Texas; Mrs. Alta Parson, Red Oak, Texas; Mrs. Nellie O'Dannel, Waxahachie, Texas; and Mrs. Lois O'Dannel, Yuma; three brohters, Ernest, Venus, Texas, and Emmitt and Arvel, both of Yuma. The AZ Republic 19 Jan 1960.

McDANIELS, Lou Tishie

Lou Tishie McDaniels, 81, was born in Texas and moved to the Salt River Valley in 1917. Survived by sons, O. L. of Phoenix; W. L. of Morristown, and S. A. in California; daughter, Mrs. R. E. Carey in Tripoli, North Africa; brothers, W. C. and A. J. Davenport, of Phoenix; George Davenport of Brady, Texas; sisters, Mrs. Melvin Glasscock of Phoenix; Mrs. J. B Hendricks of Pasadena; Mrs. Preston F. Adams of Dallas, Texas. Published in the Arizona Republic June 12, 1962.

McDONALD, Grace Ellen, 89, 25 January 1960

McDOWELL, Jack Calvin, Sr.

Jack Calvin McDowell, 73, president of McDowell Building Corp. in Los Angeles, died at the home of his son in Little Rock, Arkansas. Published in the Arizona Republic June 16, 1962.

McDOWELL, Mrs. Lou

Mrs. Lou McDowell, 74, a native of Texas, died in Tucson. She came to Clifton 64 years ago. Burial in Clifton Cemetery, Rev. Richard MOORE officiating. Daughter, Mrs. Irene Nelson of Clifton; son, Glen E. of Denver; sister, Mrs. Anna Wilson of Prescott; brothers, Archie Audis of Prescott and Lowell and Emitt Audis, both of Roseburg, Oregon. Published in the Arizona Republic June 15, 1962.

McELHANEY, William J.

William J. McElhaney, 65, of Mesa, was born in Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma. He moved to Arizona three years ago from Braggs, Oklahoma. Wife, Jewell; daughters, Mrs. Susan E. Williams of Gilbert and Mrs. Verna F. Warren, Mrs. Jewell D. Warren, Mrs. Mary I. Williams, all of California; sons, Stanley J. of Reno, William L. with the Army, and Samuel J. with the Air Force; sisters, Mrs. Mary E. Spears of Mesa and Mrs. Susan E. Dandridge of Queen Creek; brothers, Charles and Nephi, both of Mesa; George S. of Oklahoma, and Joe N. of California. Burial in Greenwood Memorial Park. Published in the Arizona Republic June 15, 1962.

McEACHRAN, Elizabeth

Rites for Mrs. Elizabeth McEachran, 87, who died Jan. 25, 1960, in her home, were in Memory Chapel, A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. Mrs. McEachran, a native of Schulsburg, Wisconsin, came to Phoenix four years ago. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the First Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth G. McMahon, and a son, Ira A. Cayeaux, both of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, and a brother, Bunker Hill, Rockville, Maryland. Interment in Duluth, Minnesota. The AZ Republic 26 January 1960

McGINNIS, Curtis

Curtis McGinnis, 64, a 19-year resident of Phoenix and Yuma, was a native of Texas. Wife, Helen; sons, Lee and Henry and daughter, Mary Louis COURIER, all of Yuma; brothers, Charles of Tempe and Jerry of Gilbert; sister, Mrs. Iris Corbin of Phoenix. Rev. H. B. Nickel will officiate at burial in Desert Lawn Memorial Park. Published in the Arizona Republic June 14, 1962.

McKISSON, Endrie Grace

Rites for Mrs. Endrie Grace McKisson, 54, a Phoenix resident for the past 28 years, who died Sunday, January 17, 1960, in a Valley hospital, were in Chapel of Memories, A. L. Moore and Sons Mortuary. Burial in East Resthaven Memorial Park. Mrs. McKisson, who was born in Commerce, Texas, lived at 1335 E. Dobbins Rd. She is survived by three sons, Raymond Charles, serving in the U. S. Army, and John and Edward, both of Phoenix; two sisters, Mrs. Norma Rone and Mrs. Jewell Brown; a brother, Charles Stark; and two grandchildren, all of Phoenix. The Arizona Republic, page 16, Tuesday, January 19, 1960.

McLANE, Nora

Nora McLane, 81, native of Missouri, came to Phoenix 42 years ago from Indiana. Moved to Mill Valley, Calif., five years ago to live with her daughter. Survived by daughter, Mrs. Opal Woodward; a son, Lyman G. of Phoenix, and four grandchildren. Rev. Glen Crotts will officiate. Burial in Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Published in the Arizona Republic June 16, 1962.

McLENDON, Joseph H.

Funeral services for Joseph H. McLendon, 83, long-time Phoenix resident who died Wednesday, January 6, 1960, in the home of his niece, Mrs. F. R. Addington, 9827 N. 13th Pl., were at the Lundberg Hansen Mortuary in Sunnyslope. The Rev. William Smith officiated. Burial in Rest Haven Cemetery. Mr. McLendon, a Phoenician for 40 years, was employed as a night watchman for the Guthrie Mattress Co., 710 S. 23rd Ave. Mr. McLendon was born in Johnson City, Texas. Surviving are a brother, Newton R. McLendon, Johnson City, and a sister, Mrs. Ella Burley, San Francisco. The AZ Republic January 9, 1960, p. 18.

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