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


Tucson -- Don Tang, 89, long-time Tucson grocer, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 1960, shortly after arrival at St. Mary's Hospital. A Tucson resident 78 years, Mr. Tang came to Tucson as a 12-year-old immigrant from Canton Province in China. He worked for a short time in California lumber camps but returned to Tucson and opened a grocery store. The AZ Republic 5 January 1960

TAYLOR, Esther, "Mama"

Mrs. Esther Taylor, affectionately known as "Mama" for years in the lumber producing areas of Arizona and Louisiana, died here yesterday (3 Jan 1960) at the age of 89. Until 1927 and retirement in Phoenix, Mrs. Taylor had spent most of her life managing hotels for lumber companies with the last seven of her working years at McNary. There she operated a hotel for the W. M. Cady Lumber Co. In 1927 she bought a home in Phoenix at 216 W. Osborn and lived there until moving to a Phoenix rest home where she died. She was a native of Mill Springs, Missouri. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. J. B. Williams, Phoenix, and Mrs. Rudolph Stenglin of Colbert, Oklahoma; a son, Oscar Taylor, Phoenix; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, anad seven great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be tomorrow in Memory Chapel, A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. The Rev. C. Vaughn Rock will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. The Arizona Republic Monday, 4 January 1960, p. 18


Mrs. Ida M. Taylor, 84, died Monday, Jan. 11, 1960, at Good Samaritan Hospital. Born in Fulton, Kentucky, she moved to Buckeye in 1911. She came to Phoenix in 1920. Mrs. Taylor was a member of Rebekah Lodge No. 1, Royal Neighbors and the widows of Spanish War Veterans. Services in Memory Chapel, A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. Burial in Palo Verde Cemetery. She has no known survivors. AZ Republic 13 Jan 1960.


Funeral services for John R. Taylor, 65, were conducted by Dr. Ivan Bell in Memory Chapel of A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Born in Bland, Texas, Mr. Taylor, who came to Phoenix 20 years ago, died in the Phoenix Veterans Hospital January 10, 1960. He served in World War I. Mr. Taylor worked for the Capitol Fuel and Feed Co. 19 years. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a daughter, Deloresann, Phoenix; two sisters, Mrs. A. R. Abare and Mrs. J. C. Milliken, both of Slaton, Texas; and two brothers, W. Fred Taylor, Phoenix, and H. W. Taylor, Wolfforth, Texas. The AZ Republic 13 Jan 1960.


Mrs. Laura Taylor, 62, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1960, at her home, 2005 E. Harrison. Born in Huntsville, Texas, she had been a Phoenix resident for 20 years. Survivors include her husband, Williw; three sons, James and Timothy of Phoenix and Clifton in the Navy; a daughter, Mrs. Rosa Henlry, Mobile, Alabama; 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services at Webber's Eastlake Mortuary. Burial in Double Butte Cemetery. 10 Jan 1960.

TAYLOR, Margaret E.

Services for Mrs. Margaret E. Taylor, 50, were in Memory Chapel at A. L. Moore & Sons. The Rev. Wesley A. Darby officiated. Burial in Greenwood Memorial Park. Mrs. Taylor, a Gold Star mother, was born in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, and came to Phoenix 10 years ago. She died Jan 9, 1960, in a Phoenix hospital. She is survived by her husband, Ralph; a daughter, Mrs. A. Betty Kadri, of Phoenix; two sisters and three brothers out of state and one grandchild. 10 Jan 1960.

TEMPLE, Phillip Ray, Jr., Wednesday, 6 January 1960

THALHEIMER, Ulrich Stephen

Private funeral services today in Whitney & Murphy Chapel with Rev. Stanley Brown officiating. Family would prefer contributions to the Heart Fun. Private cremation. Greenwood Memorial Park. Published in the Arizona Republic Saturday, January 2, 1960.
Private services for Ulrich Stephen Thalheimer, 64, were in Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home, 330 N. 2nd Ave. The Rev. Stanley Brown of Central Methodist Church will officiate. Cremation will follow. Mr. Thalheimer died Wednesday, December 30, 1959, in his home, 1941 W. Whitton. A native of Phoenix, he was a brother of Walter J. Thalheimer, former Maricopa County Superior Court judge. An air force veteran of World War I, he was a graduate of Stanford University. He was an electrical engineer in San Francisco before his retirement. Mr. Thalheimer was an amateur radio operator. His call letters were W7KMJ. Surviving in addition to Walter Thalheimer, are anotherbrother, Joseph, Fayetteville, Arkansas; a sister, Mrs. Emma Gannon, Phoenix; and a cousin, Paul L. Dummel, Phoenix. The Arizona Republic Friday, January 1, 1960.

THOMAS, William P., 83, Tuesday, 26 January 1960


Services for Mrs. Daisy Tillou, 64, of 1534 E. San Miguel, were Monday, Jan. 25, 1960, in Memory Chapel, A. L. Moore and Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. The Rev. Culver Nelson, of North Congreagational Church, will officiate. Cremation will follow at Greenwood Memorial Park. Mrs. Tillou, born in Stella, Nebraska, came to Arizona in 1940 from Saratoga, Wyoming. She died yesterday (Jan. 22, 1960) in a Phoenix hospital. She is survived by her husband, Byron; a daughter, Mrs. James Cleveland, San Francisco; and two granddaughters. The Arizona Republic Saturday, 23 January 1960

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