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

SAND, Albert

Albert Sand, 52, Phoenix winter visitor and former resident, died yesterday, (3 Jan 1960) in St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. Sand, who for the past ten years had lived in Beatrice, Nebraska, was a Phoenix resident prior to 1951. His Phoenix vacation address was 1307 E. Colter. In Beatrice, he was a retailer for the Beatrice Recreation Co., a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and of the American Legion. He was a World War II veteran. Surviving are his wife, Minnie, of Beatrice who accompanied him to Phoenix; his mother, Mrs. Pearl Sand, Barnston, Nebraska; two daughters, Mrs. Marcia J. Reed, Phoenix, and Mrs. Dorothy Ann Staehs, Sacramento, California; two sons, Kenneth W. of Barnston and Gerald A. of Topeka, Kansas; a brother and a sister, both out of state and nine grandchildren. Funeral services and burial will be in Beatrice. The Arizona Republic Monday, 4 January 1960, p. 18

SANDY, Worthy D.

Mesa -- Funeral services for Worthy D. Sandy, 71, visitor here the past seven winters who died yesterday in Mesa General Hospital, were in Dillon, Montana. Born in Dayton, Virginia, Mr. Sandy was a retired cattle rancher from Twin Bridges, Montana. He is survived by his wife, Ella M. M. L. Gibbons Mortuary. The AZ Republic 26 January 1960


Services for Mrs. Opal Z. Schaffer, 89, were conducted by Dr. William Boice in the Chapel in the Garden, Mercer Mortuary. Mrs. Schaffer died Sunday, Jan. 10, 1960, in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Mabel Zahn of Scottsdale. Born in Missouri, she came to Arizona 38 years ago. Besides the daughter, she is survived by a son, Alvin B. Schaffer, Scottsdale, and a sister, Mrs. Irene Buckles, Excelsior Springs, Missouri. AZ Republic 13 January 1960.


Funeral services for Terry Schaier, 40, who died Thursday in Wickenburg, will be conducted tomorrow at Mercer Mortuary, 1541 E. Thomas. Rabbi Milton Shulman will officiate. Burial in Green Acres Memorial Garden, Scottsdale. Mr. Schaier was born in New York City and came to Phoenix five years ago. He lived at 1531 E. Cambridge. He was a supervisor for an industrial uniform company. Survivors include his wife, Beverly, Phoenix; a daughter, Ann, Phoenix; a son, Arthur, serving in the navy; a brother, Randy, New York, and his father, Louis, New York. Published in the Arizona Republic Saturday, January 2, 1960.

SCHIED, Peter, 7 January 1960 announcement only


Funeral services for Arthur Schmeltzer, 68, who died Jan. 18, 1960, in his home, were in Chapel of Memories, A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. The Rev. Harold M. Hilliard officiated. Burial in Greenwood Memorial Park. Born in Chicago, Mr. Schmeltzer, who came to Phoenix in 1942, was a mechanic. He is survived by a brother, Charles, of Phoenix. 19 January 1960.

SCHRAMM, Alice, 93, Mesa, 24 January 1960


Mrs. Hazel Schreiber, 41, of 4130 E. McDowell, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 1960, in her home. Services were in the Chapel of Memories at A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. Entombment in Greenwood Memorial Park. Survivors include her husband, George; a son, Dale, Denver; and two sisters and two brothers living out of state. 17 Jan 1960.

SCHROEDER, Hugo Henry, 7 January 1960 announcement only

SCOTT, Charles N., Jr., 37, 22 January 1960

SCULL, Harvey Clinton

Funeral services for Harvey Clinton SCULL, 67, long-time Arizona resident who died Tuesday in Memorial Hospital, will be in Memory Chapel, A. L. Moore and Sons Mortuary, 333 w. Adams. Dr. Ivan B. BELL will officiate. Burial will be in Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Mr. Scull, a native of Tipton, Iowa, who came to Phoenix in 1907 from there, lived at 4658 E. Cypress. He had been a contractor 35 years. He is survived by his wife, Leah; a daughter, Mrs. Edith PARKIN; two sons, Lloyd, and Edgar; and three grandchildren, all of Phoenix. 28 January 1960.

SELBY, Benjamin Wood

Funeral services for Benjamin Wood Selby, 88, who died Monday, Jan. 4, 1960, were in Camelback Chapel and Funeral Home. The Rev. Bernard Andrews officiated. Burial in Greenwood Memorial park. Mr. Selby, born in Iowa, came to Phoenix three years ago. He was a retired printer. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, and two sons, David Joseph, in North Carolina, and William Richard, Phoenix. 6 January 1960

SELVEY, Sandra Lynn

Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Basil B. SELVEY, Jr. Brother, Jerrry Lee; grandmother, Mrs. Verne SHERMAN, both of Phoenix; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Basil B. Selvey, Sr., of Princeton, W. Va. Rev. William J. Cravens will officiate. Burial in Green Acres Memorial Gardens in Scottsdale. Published in the Arizona Republic June 17, 1962.


Arrangements later by Mercer Mortuary. 7 January 1960 announcement only

SHACKELFORD, John H., 83, Ajo, 28 January 1960

SHADLE, George Irvin

Somerton -- Graveside services for George Irvin Shadle, 22, who died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1960, in a Yuma hospital, were in the Yuma Cemetery. Mr. Shadle, born in Yuma, had spent most of his life here. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Abner D. Shadle, Somerton; three brothers, Herschell and Russell, both of Bard, Calif., and Elbert, Somerton; and his grandmother, Mrs. Mardee Shadle, Arkansas. The AZ Republic 19 Jan 1960.

SHARKOZY, Kalman, 20, 21 January 1960

SHARP, John J.

Services and burial for John J. Sharp, 55, who died yesterday (31 Jan 1960) in a Valley hotel, will be in Logansport, Indiana. Mr. Sharp, a native of Logansport, had been a Valley winter visitor for many years. Mr. Sharp was a veteran of World War I. He was an automobile dealer in Logansport, and a member of the Tipton Masonic Lodge No. 33, a member of the Knights Templar Shrine in Logansport, a member of the Rotary Club, and a member of American Legion Post No. 60. He is survived by his wife, Imogene, Logansport; a brother, Robert, Tarrytown, N. Y.; and a sister, Mary Sharp, Logansport. The Arizona Republic Monday, February 1, 1960.


Services by Rev. John SULLIVAN. Interment Memory Lawn. 2 January 1960 announcement only


Services for Mrs. Libby L. Shelton, 56, of 2336 N. 40th Ave., will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Chapel in the Garden of Mercer Mortuary, 1541 E. Thomas. The Rev. John Sullivan will officiate. Burial will be in Memory Lawn Memorial Park. Mrs. Shelton, who came to Phoenix 12 years ago from her native home in Hot Springs, Arkansas, died Wednesday in a Phoenix hospital. Survivors, all of Phoenix, are her husband, William, and two sons. Published Friday, January 1, 1960, in The Arizona Republic.

SHEPARD, Amos Logan

Services for Amos Logan Shepard, 77, who died January 2, 1960, in Good Samaritan Hospital, were in Memory Chapel, A. L. Moore and Sons Mortuary. The Rev. Robert W. Peale officiated. Burial in Atchison, Kansas, his former home. A retired contractor, Mr. Shepard came to Phoenix 11 years ago from Kansas City, Missouri. He resided at 1913 N. 25th Pl. He is survived by his wife, Neva May; three daughters, Mrs. C. C. Gerber of Atchison, Mrs. Lucille Theobald of Carlsbad, N. M., and Mrs. W. G. Gampher of St. Louis, Missouri; and two sons, Orville L. and Russell L., both of Phoenix. Also surviving are a brother, a sister, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. 3 January 1960


Cyrus M. Sherrill, 75, taken ill in Phoenix while en route to California, died yesterday at Good Samaritan Hospital. Mr. Sherrill was a resident of Waterloo, Iowa, where he was a purchasing agent for the Chamberlain Co. He had been employed there for 52 years. Mr. Sherrill and his wife were traveling to California to visit relatives when he became ill. Arrangements are being made by the Mercer Mortuary to send the body to Waterloo for services and burial. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Alice Sherrill; a daughter, Mrs. Vincent Kremenak; Portales, N. M.; a foster daughter, Mrs. Maynard Dyer, Plattsville, New York, and two sisters and two brothers living out of state. Survived by wife, Alice, Waterloo, Iowa; daughter, Mrs. Vincent Kremenak, Portales, New Mexico; foster daughter, Mrs. Maynard Dyer, Plattsville, New York; sisters, Mrs. Art Stimson and Mrs. Albert Duncan, both of Flandreau, South Dakota; brothers, George and Elmer, both of Waterloo, Iowa; also six grandchildren. Services and interment in Waterloo, Iowa. Arrangements by Mercer Mortuary. Published in the Arizona Republic Saturday, January 2, 1960.

SIERRAS, Fausino O., 27 January 1960

SIMPERS, Henry Stephen

Chandler Heights -- Funeral services for Henry Stephen Simpers, 54, were in the Bueler Mortuary in Chandler. Mr. Simpers, a retired air force enlisted man who served at Williams Air Force Base until 1952, died January 5, 1960, in his home here. He had lived in the state 13 years. He is survived by his wife, Irene; his mother, Mrs. Annie R. Simpers, Elkton, Maryland; five sisters, Mrs. May E. Smith, Chandler, Misses Hannah and Hilda Simpers, both of Elkton; and Mrs. Elinora Ans and Mrs. Marie Drennan, both of Los Angeles; three brothers, Winfield and Howard, both of Elkton, and Norman Simpers, Newark, Delaware. 6 January 1960

SIMPSON, John Henry, 85, Prescott, 24 January 1960

SKOW, Leslie V.

Prescott -- Funeral services for Leslie V. Skow, 55, who died Saturday, Jan. 16, 1960, were in the Hampton Funeral Home. Mr. Skow, born in Chicago, had lived here the past three months. Previously, he worked at the Orme Ranch. He was an organist. He is survived by his wife, Jean. 20 Jan 1960.

SLOAN, Robert D.

Graveside services were in Greenwood Memorial Park for Robert D. Sloan, 56, of Glendale. The Rev. O. R. Davison officiated. Mr. Sloan, a Glendale resident the past two years, died yesterday, Jan. 14, 1960, in a Phoenix hospital. A native of Champaign, Illinois, he formerly was employed by the Illinois Central Railroad. Mr. Sloan is survived by a son, Edward, Van Nuys, California, and two daughters, Rosalie, Kankakee, Ill., and Martha, Champaign. The AZ Republic January 15, 1960.

SMITH, Archie D., 65, 21 January 1960

SMITH, Kenneth C.

Funeral services for Kenneth C. Smith, 7-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth F. Smith, 727 Why Worry Lane, were at the First Baptist Church, 300 W. Monroe. The Rev. George W. Pannell officiated. Burial in Resthaven Park. The infant died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1960, in John C. Lincoln Hospital. Other survivors include a brother, Wayne Lee; paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Smith; and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Cueto, all in Phoenix. Lundberg-Hansen Mortuary, 2 E. Dunlap, was in charge of arrangements.

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