A Few 1967 Arizona Obituaries

All obituaries were taken from The Arizona Republic unless otherwise indicated.


Mesa -- Eugene J. Sabatelli, 43, a life insurance salesman, died Wednesday, May 17, 1967, in Phoenix VA Hospital. Mr. Sabatelli, 1216 W. First Place, was a Navy veteran of World War II. Born in Schenectady, N. Y., he moved to Mesa five years ago from Missouri. Rosary in Meldrum Mortuary, 52 N. MacDonald. Mass of Requiem in Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Burial in Green Acres Cemetery, Scottsdale, with military honors by a Williams AFB group. Survivors include his wife, Martha Jean; a daughter, Sharon Kay of Mesa; his mother, Mrs. Louise Sabatelli of Schenectady; a brother, Raymond of Scottsdale; another brother, Arnold, and three sisters, Mrs. Angeline Aiki, Mrs. Gloria Frigolette and Mrs. Olga Zyskowske, all of New York; and one grandson. Friday, May 19, 1967.

SALEMAN, George H.

59, a former hospital attendant, was born in Syracuse, N. Y. No known survivors. Burial in Double Butte Cemetery. 5/3/1967.


Mrs. Rosa Sames, 80, of 4450 N. 22nd St., a native of Sweden who moved here two years ago from New York, died Thursday, August 17, 1967, in a nursing home. Memorial services were in A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. Cremation followed. A brother, Maurice Tosch of Phoenix and two grandchildren survive. The AZ Republic Saturday, Aug. 19, 1967.


82, was the father of the late A. B. SANDERS, Jr. He was born in Mulberry, Arkansas, and retired in 1944 and resided in Phoenix. Son, Jay, daughter, Glenda CORNER; five sisters out of state. Burial in Memory Lawn Cemetery. 9/7/1967.


Scottsdale -- Laura J. Sanders, 87, a member of the First Baptist Church here, died Wed., Sep. 20, 1967, in Highland Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Sanders was born in Weldon, Arkansas, and moved here seven years ago from Fisher, AR. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Katie Yarborough of Scottsdale and Mrs. Edith Dixon of Little Rock, AR; and two grandchildren. Services and burial were in Green Acres Cemetery, 401 N. Hayden. The Arizona Republic 9/22/1967.

SANFORD, Wilfred Harper

Wilfred Harper Sanford, 56, assistant principal and dean of boys at St. Mary's High School, died yesterday, August 30, 1967, in St. Joseph's Hospital. Mr. Sanford, 1428 E. Flower, came to Phoenix 14 years ago from Shakopee, Minnesota, as head basketball coach and English teacher at St. Mary's. In 1959 he joined O'Malley Lumber Co. and when he left the firm in 1965 he was manager of the Scottsdale store. He then returned to St. Mary's where his duties included athletic director. He was a member of the Dads and Parents clubs at St. Mary's and was actiuve in the Christian Family movement. He was born in Minnesota. Rosary at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 231 N. Third St. Mass of Requiem sung in the church. Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home, 330 N. Second Ave. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Margaret; two sons, Jim and Tim; three daughters, Mrs. Karen Salem and Michele Sanford, all of Phoenix; and Sister Mary of St. Michele Good Shepherd of St. Louis, Missouri; a brother, Harold, of Phoenix; and four grandchildren. The Arizona Republic Thursday, August 31, 1967.


Mesa -- Hazel Satterfield, 51, a Mesa resident for 16 years and a member of the Pentecostal Church, died Wed., May 17, 1967, in a Phoenix hospital. She moved here from her native Oklahoma. Survivors include her husband, Charles F.; three daughters, Mrs. Evelyn Cole and Mrs. Helen Cole, both of Mesa; and Mrs. Ivaline Wiggins of Porum, OK; two sons, Larry and James Satterfield, both of Mesa; a sister, Mrs. Flossie Wah of Queen Creek; three other sisters and four brothers, all in California; and 12 grandchildren. Burial in Porum, OK. 5/19/1967.

SAWAIA, Chicery

73, of Globe, was born in Lebanon and moved to Arizona 56 years ago. He operated the first stage from Clifton to Miami in 1917. Wife, Millia; daughters, Fredia SCOTT, Adele and Selma SAWAIA, all of Globe; son, Wade, of Victorville, Calif. one sister out of state. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery, Phoenix. Published in the Arizona Republic 9/26/1967.

SAWOSKO, Kajaten

Kajaten Sawosko, 80, who moved here 12 years ago from Cicero, Illinois, died Monday, August 28, 1967, in Good Samaritan Hospital. Mr. Sawosko, 2042 W. Pasadena, was a retired metal worker. He was born in Poland. Survivors include his wife, Nellie; three sons, Joe in California, Edward of Cicero and Walter of Westchester, Ill.; a stepson, Matt Nowicki of Phoenix; three daughters, Mrs. Cecelia Kossman and Mrs. Tessie Wisher, both of Chicago, Mrs. Alfrida Winiarski of Villa Park, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Harriet Vrettos of Westchester; a brother in Poland; 32 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Catholic services and burial in Chicago. Whitney and Murphy Funeral Home. The Arizona Republic Wednesday, August 30, 1967.


Buckeye -- A. J. Scales, 49, died last Thursday, May 4, 1967, in a Phoenix hospital. He was born in Celina, Texas, and moved to Buckeye in 1940. Survivors include a brother, Henderson, of Bisbee; and two nephews, Jessie and Tommie SMITH, both of Phoenix. Burial in Glendale Cemetery. 5/11/1967.

SCHELL, Zelda Ann

Zelda Ann Schell who moved to Phoenix in 1945 from Virginia, IL, died May 18, 1967, in her home. She was a member of the Oriental Shrine, Sphinx Court 65 and Martha Washington Circle, all in Phoenix, and the Order of Eastern Star in Beardstown, IL. She was born in Oquawka, IL. A daughter, Mrs. V. M. Halloway of Fort Lauderdale, FL, survives. Services and burial were in Beardstown. 5/19/1967.


14 Nov 1892 - 2 May 1967
Arthur R. Schierenbeck, 74, a surveyor for Sparling Engineering Co. before he retired 12 years ago, died Tues., May 2, 1967, in Phx Memorial Hospital. Mr. Schierenbeck was born in Brooklyn, NY, and moved to Phoenix 25 years ago. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Eula; a daughter, Mrs. Jane Carson of Lomita, CA; and a brother and a sister out of state. Burial was in Memory Lawn Cemetery. May 4, 1967.


Services for Mrs. Bernice A. Schlabaugh, 82, of 2302 E. Portland, were Tuesday in A. L. Moore & Sons Memory Chapel. Mrs. Schlabaugh died Friday, May 5, 1967, in a Phoenix hospital. She was a housewife who came here 36 years ago from her native Goshen, Indiana. She belonged to the Macabees. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. Surviving are two grandsons, R. A. and John Howard Steinmetz, both of Phoenix, and two great-grandchildren. The Arizona Republic Sunday, May 7, 1967.

SCHMIDT, Alexander, Sr.

Alexander Schmidt, Sr., 72, a retired builder who was visiting here since November from Niles, IL., died Tuesday, May 16, 1967, in St. Luke's Hospital. Mr. Schmidt was a native of Russia and was visiting a son, Arthur. Another son, Alexander, Jr., of Niles, also survives. Services and burial in Des Plaines, IL. 5/18/1967.

SCHMIDT, Louis Albert

Louis Albert Schmidt, 56, a resident of the Apache Junction Mobile Home Park, died May 6, 1967, in the Williams AFB Hospital. He was born in Massachusetts and was a retired Navy veteran. Surviving is his wife, Orella. Cremation in Gibbons Desert View Mortuary. 5/7/1967.

SCHNECK, Melinda M.

Youngtown -- Services for Melinda M. Schneck, 80, who died Monday, August 7, 1967, in Good Samaritan Hospital, were at Lundberg Golden Door Chapel, 11211 Michigan Ave. Burial in Sunland Memorial Park. Mrs. Schneck, 11119 Duluth Ave., was born to Ann Arbor, Michigan. She came here 11 years ago from Detroit, Michigan. She was a member of the Youngtown Baptist Church and the Friendship Club. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Clarence Rue of San Gabriel, Calif.; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Lundberg GOld Door Chapel, 11211 Michigan Ave. in charge of arrangements. The Arizona Republic Wednesday, August 9, 1967.


79, was born in Berne, Indiana, and came here seven years ago from Canton, Ohio. Son, Clarence LEICHTY of Phoenix. 9/5/1967.


79, was incorrectly identified yesterday as Edith SCHRAM. She was born in Berne, Indiana, and moved to Phoenix seven years ago from Canton, Ohio. Son, Clarence LEICHTY; sister, Mrs. H. A. DENBROOK, both of Phoenix; two other sisters and a brother in Ohio. 9/6/1967.

SCHREY, Henry E.

Glendale -- Henry E. Schrey, 76, educator and mayor of Glendale from 1950-54, died yesterday, Aug. 8, 1967, in his home at 6012 W. Northview. He served as councilman for 12 years before becoming mayor. He was principal of Glendale Elementary School from 1922 to 1958, having also taught the seventh and eighth grades there. Mr. Schrey was a member of the Glendale First Methodist Church where he had taught Sunday School for 35 years and also was a member of the Glendale Masonic Lodge, a charter member of the Glendale Lions CLub and a veteran of World War I. He came to Glendale in 1922 from his native Olney, Illinois. Services at Glendale First Methodist Church. Burial in Glendale Memorial Park. Survivors include his wife, Ada, of Glendale; three brothers, Fred of Phoenix and Frank and Art, both of Olney, Illinois, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Burgener, also of Olney. Sunset Chapel, 301 W. Camelback. The Arizona Republic Wednesday, August 9, 1967.

SCHUERMAN, Frederick Henry

Sedona -- Frederick Henry Schuerman, 74, died Sunday, May 7, 1967, while visiting in Prescott. Mr. Schuerman, a son of a pioneer family, was a native of the Sedona area. Several landmarks bear his family name. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Cottonwood Masonic Lodge. He was a farmer and owned a large orchard in the Oak Creek area. Survived by his wife, Jewel; two daughters, Mrs. Henrietta Satran and Mrs. Lanora Clemson, both of Sedona; a brother, Fritz of Black Canyon City; a sister, Mrs. Frieda Loy of Sedona; and two grandchildren. Masonic graveside services were conducted in Sedona Memorial Park. 5/10/1967.


79, came to Phoenix two years ago from her native Minnesota. Daughter, Alberta JOBST; son, Leo of Kasson, Minnesota; three brothers out of state. Burial in Green Acres Memorial Gardens. 9/5/1967.

SCOTT, Heyward Woodrow

28 Aug 1922 - 8 May 1967
Heyward Woodrow Scott, 44, manager of a Circle K Store at 4255 W. Dunlap, died Monday, May 8, 1967. He had been chief supply officer five years for the base corporation at Sandia AFB in Albuquerque before he left on a medical retirement in 1962. While there he organized a federal employes union. He graduated from the University of New Mexico with a degree in business administration in 1957 and served eight years as Vice President of Delta Sigma Pi. He was a Marine veteran of World War II. He was born in Dillon, S.C., and attended schools in Marion, S.C. He moved to Phoenix in 1966 from Roswell, NM. Survivors include his wife, Marie; a son, Heyward, Jr., of Greenwood, SC; a stepson, Don Evans of Silver City, NM; his father, Leston Scott of Marion; and a brother in New Orleans. Services with military honors were in Greenwood Cemetery. 5/10/1967.

SCOTT, Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Scott, 62, a resident of Arizona the past 18 months, died Tuesday, May 16, 1967, in Whiteriver on a visit. She was born in Nogal, N.M., and had been a cook. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Mary Ferguson of San Manuel, Mrs. Donna York in California, and Mrs. Louise Kayona of Whiteriver; a son, Frank A. Belmont in North Carolina; four sisters, Mrs. Dora Hall, Mrs. Anna Belle Rodebaugh and Mrs. VIrginia Northrop, all of Phoenix, and Mrs. Ida Hodson of Miami; another sister out of state; two brothers, John Hargett of Phx and William Hargett of Snowflake; 14 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Mass of Requiem was said in the Church of St. Agnes. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. 5/18/1967.

SCURR, Clara Helen

Clara Helen Scurr, 56, of 3546 W. McDowell, died at home May 13, 1967. She was born in Rachael, Iowa, and came to Phoenix from Windom, Minnesota, in 1950. Surviving are her husband, Wilbur; two sons, Charles Scurr, Phoenix, and John Moriarty, Tempe; a daughter, Mrs. James S. Effendy, Chicago; two brothers and five sisters all out of state, and nine grandchildren. Services Tuesday in Grimshaw's Bethany Chapel, 710 W. Bethany Home, with burial in Greenwood Memorial Park. The Arizona Republic Sunday, May 14, 1967.


Globe -- John Seater, 79, died Sat., May 6, 1967, in Gila General Hospital. Mr. Seater retired in 1962 as manager of the Gila County Credit Bureau which he had founded in 1948. He was born in Manley, Iowa, and came to Arizona in 1946 and went to work for Japanese relocation center near Chandler. He later moved to Globe and opened a restaurant. He was a Rotarian. Survived by his sons, John D., Seater, Jr., editor of the AZ Record in Globe, and Charles Robert Seater, Silver Spring, MD; a brother, Elmer; and a sister, Mrs. Mae Sommerville, both of St. Paul, MN; and four grandchildren; andone great-grandchild. Services were in St. John's Episcopal Church. 5/8/1967.

SEBUF, Joseph G. (also spelled DEBUF)

Mesa -- Rosary for Joseph G. DeBUF, 63, who died Sunday in his home at 554 W. Clark, were at Melcher Mortuary, 43 S. Stapley. Mass of Requiem was at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, First Street and MacDonald. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. Mr. Debuf was born in Belgium and moved here 23 years ago from Danhvers, Mont., where he was a rancher. He was semi-retired. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; one daughter, Mrs. John Hall of Alamogordo, N.M.; and six brothers and one sister living out of state. August 8, 1967.


Prescott -- Edith A. Seiselmyer, 67, died Tues., May 16, 1967, at Yavapai Community Hospital. Mrs. Seiselmyer came to Prescott five years ago from New York State. She belonged to the Prescott Seventh Day Adventist Church. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Judy Peters, Parker; a sister out of state; and seven grandchildren. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery. 5/18/1967.


Tempe -- Brand Seldal, 18, drowned Sun., May 14, 1967, in Roosevelt Lake. He had been in the Army 20 months and had recently returned from a year in Korea. He was on leave with his parents at Tempe. He was born in De Kalb, IL., and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Shabbona, IL. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Seales; five sisters Laura and Joy Seldal, Nellie and MIchelle Larson and Angela Seales, all of Tempe; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kinkston of Earlville, IL. Burial in East Resthaven Cemetery, Phx., with military rites by Ft. Huachuca Army base. 5/17/1967.


not an obituary, named in the news 9/3/1967.

SETELIN, Joseph H.

Rosary for Joseph H. Setelin, 49, will be today in Melcher Mortuary, 43 S. Stapley, Mesa. Mass of Requiem will be said tomorrow in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 101 S. Miller, Scottsdale. Mr. Setelin, 3501 E. McDowell, died Sunday, August 20, 1967, in Scottsdale Baptist Hospital. He was a foreman for the Maricopa Manufacturing Co. in Tempe. Born in South Bend, Indiana, he moved to Phoenix five years ago. He had served in the Army and National Guard and was a member of the American Legion in Bremen, Indiana. Survivors include his wife, Frances (possibly daughter of Fred L. Stuve); two sons, Joseph, Jr., of Madison, Indiana, and Spec. 4 Frederick Setelin of Okinawa; two daughters, Mrs. Jacqueline Kamp and Leanna Setelin, both of Phoenix; a brother and a sister out of state; and three grandchildren. Interment Mesa Cemetery. The Arizona Republic Thursday, August 24, 1967.

SHARP, Charles N.

Apache Junction -- Services and burial for Charles N. Sharp, 67, who died Monday, August 21, 1967, in St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, will be in Miltonvale, Kansas. Mr. Sharp resided at the Blue Star Trailer Court here. He formerly owned a gas bulk plant in Miltonvale. He had spent several winters in Arizona and had returned here two months ago. He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio. He was a member of a Masonic lodge and Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Eunice; two sons, Charles of Saint Marys, Kansas, and James of Wichita; a daughter, Mrs. Clara Shannon of Miltonvale; and nine grandchildren. Desert View Chapel made arrangements. The Arizona Republic Thursday, August 24, 1967. The Arizona Republic Thursday, August 24, 1967.

SHARP, Gwendolyn A.

Mesa -- Services for Gwendolyn A. Sharp, an Arizona resident since 1924, were in M. L. Gibbons Mortuary, 33 N. Sirrine. Mrs. Sharp died Friday, May 12, 1967, in her home at 288 N. Macdonald, Mesa. She was 78. Burial will be in Mesa City Cemetery. Born in Staten Island, N.Y., she had lived in Mesa for 33 years. She was the widow of Dr. W. S. Sharp, prominent Mesa physician who died in 1945. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Gwendolyn McNary of Mesa; a son, John A. of Fort Defiance; a sister out of state, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. M. L. Gibbons Garden Chapel, 33 North Sirrine St., Mesa. Rev. Robert Martz conducted services at 1st Presbyterian Church. Interment Mesa Cemetery. 5/15/1967.

SHAW, Pearl

Miami -- Mrs. Pearl Shaw, 84, who was born in Iredell, Texas, and moved in Miami 49 years ago, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 1967, in Gila General Hospital. Mrs. Shaw was a life member of the Miami Emblem Club No. 123 and a member of the Church of Christ here. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Faye Stepp of Tempe and Mrs. John Turner of Sedona; two sons, William of Bruno, Arkansas, and Roy of Superior; two brothers out of state; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild. Services tomorrow at Miles Chapel in Miami. Burial in the Elks Plot in Pinal Cemetery. Sat., Aug. 12, 1967.

SHELTON, Ruth Crandall

43,was born in Elmira, N. Y., and resided in Phoenix 15 years before moving to Wickenburg a year ago. Husband, Glenn; daughters, Judith and Jacqueline SHELTON; sisters, Jean E. BARBER and Mrs. Wayne WATKINS. Published in the Arizona Republic 9/26/1967.


Jack C. Shemer, 52, a former radio performer who established the Jack C. Shemer Insurance Agency in the Luhrs Tower in 1937, died Thurs., Sep. 21, 1967, in St. Joseph's Hospital. He came to Phoenix in 1917 from his native Bucyrus, Ohio, and attended Adams Elementary School and graduated from Phoenix Union High School in 1932. He attended Phx College in 1932 and 1933. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Martha EVVARD SHEMER; two sons, Jack, Jr. of Dallas and Barry of Phoenix; stepmother, Mrs. Jewel SHEMER of Phx. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Published in the Arizona Republic 9/23/1967.

SHEPARD, Lydia Elese

Buckeye -- Lydia Elese Shepard, 76, died Fri., Sep. 22, 1967, in her home at 1014 Watkins Ave. Mrs. Shepard was born in Dyer, Tennessee, and was a 60-year resident of Buckeye. She and her husband operated a farm in the Buckeye area. Survivors include a son, Shelby, of Dyer; five daughters, Mrs. Irene WALLS of Phx; Mrs. Irma SOLLENBERGER of San Diego; Mrs. Mildred MECK of Buckeye; Mrs. Obera WHITE of Lakeside, CA; Mrs. Marie RANBAZZO of El Cajon, CA; two sisters out of state; and six grandchildren. Services were at the First Southern Baptist Church here. Burial in Louis B. Hazelton Memorial Park. Published in the Arizona Republic 9/24/1967.


Sun City -- L. Arnold Sherwood, 68, a draftsman 15 years for International Harvester Co. in Melrose Park, IL, died May 9, 1967, in Northwest Hospital, Glendale. Mr. Sherwood was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Rainbow Division of Retired Veterans. He was born in Chicago and moved to Sun City three years ago. Survivors include his wife, Marie; three brothers and a sister out of state. Mass of Requiem was sung in St. Joachim Catholic Church. Burial in Sunland Cemetery. May 10, 1967.

SHILL, Josephine

Flagstaff -- Mrs. Josephine Shill, 40, who was born in Douglas and lived all her life in Arizona, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 1967, in a local hospital. She had returned to Flagstaff two months ago. Rosary for Mrs. Shill was at St. Pius X Church here. Mass of Requiem also at the church. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Flagstaff Mortuary Chapel. Surviving Mrs. Shill are her husband, Harry, Jr.; four daughters, Mrs. Daniel Corrals and Mrs. Hector Romero, both of Los Angeles, Mrs. Dean Rodriguez of Flagstaff and Mrs. Jerry Lynn Smith of Flagstaff; three sons, Freddie Williams and Ernest Shill, both of Flagstaff and Harry Shill of Mesa; three sisters, Mrs. Penny Zurrione and Mrs. Yolanda Cabera, both of Douglas, and Mrs. Dora Lopez of San Francisco and three brothers ot of state. Saturday, Aug. 12, 1967.

SHRIVER, Emmitt I.

Youngtown -- Emmitt I. Shriver, 63, a retired farmer from Clio, Iowa, who came to Phoenix in 1960, died Fri., Sep. 22, 1967, at his home. He was born in Wayne County, Iowa. He was a member of the Youngtown Community Church. Survived by wife, Chloe; son, Cecil; daughter, Mrs. Wilma AUXLER; and six grandchildren, all living in Clio. Burial in Resthaven Cemetery, Glendale. 9/24/1967.


John C. Shriver, 77, died Tues., May 9, 1967, in a Phoenix hospital. He was a retired bookkeeper. He was born in Ohio and moved to Phoenix 26 years ago. No known survivors. Mass of Requiem was said in Sacred Heart Home Chapel, 1110 N. 16th St. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. 5/11/1967.

SHROPSHIRE, Artis Charles

60, was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, and moved to Phoenix four years ago from Beeville, Texas. Wife, Jewel; son, John D.; daughters, Eva STANFIELD and Betty RITTER. Burial in Double Butte Cemetery. 9/7/1967.

formerly Miss Helen Alexander

Mrs. F. Ray Shumaker, 78, who was reared in Phoenix and known as Mrs. Helen Baxter here, died Monday in Pacific Grove, Calif. Mrs. Shumaker was the daughter of the late J.L.B. Alexander, a pioneer Phoenix attorney. She resided in San Francisco several years before moving to Pacific Grove. She had owned property in downtown Phoenix and was a member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral before moving to California. Memorial services were held Monday. Survivors include her husband and a half sister. The Arizona Republic Wednesday, August 30, 1967.

SHUMWAY, Lola M. Arizonan since 1892

Services for Mrs. Lola M. Shumway, 75, a church leader and artist, will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the First Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 18th Street and Brill. Mrs. Shumway, 902 E. Coronado, died Wednesday in Good Samaritan Hospital. She had been president of the Stake Relief Society and Primary and a choir leader of the First Ward in the 1940s and 1950s. She had won awards with her paintings. From 1913 to 1916 Mrs. Shumway taught in Thatcher and was a high school teacher there from 1918 to 1920. Born in Mexico, she had resided in Arizona since 1892. She moved to Phoenix 31 years ago. Survivors include her husband, Ernest; two sons, E. Widsoe Shumway of Phoenix, Dr. Ord L. Shumway of Hemet, California; a daughter, Mrs. Gene Prock of Phoenix; a sister, Mrs. Joseph McClellan of Thatcher; three brothers, Martin Mortensen of Tempe, Leo Mortensen of Hyrum, Utah, and Hyrum Mortensen of Salt Lake City; and 12 grandchildren. Friends may call from 6 to 10 p.m. today in A. L. Moore and Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams and at the Ward an hour before services tomorrow. Entombment will be in Memory Lawn Mausoleum. Published in The Arizona Republic Friday, September 22, 1967, p. 26.

SHUPP, Georgia

Services for Mrs. Georgia Shupp, 73, who died Monday, August 7, 1967, in her home at 1815 W. Sahuaro Drive, were at Hansen Mortuary, 8314 N. Seventh St. Burial in Deer Valley Memorial Garden. Mrs. Shupp, who was born in Chicago, came to Phoenix 1 1/2 years ago from Los Angeles. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Glenn Smith of Walkerton, Indiana; a son, Ben of Santa Barbara, Calif.; a brother, James Hercinger of Phoenix; three brothers and three sisters out of state; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The Arizona Republic Wednesday, August 9, 1967.

SHUTT, Dagny S.

Mrs. Dagny S. Shutt, 55, of 3308 E. Sheridan, died Sunday in Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Shutt, a native of Duluth, Minnesota, had lived in Wickenburg and Prescott for 15 years before coming to Phoenix in 1965. She owned and operated Dagny's Body Contours Salon in Scottsdale. Survivors include a daughter, Donna Darlene Donnafield; two sons, Ronald and Thomas Shutt, all of Phoenix; and a brother, Wally Tuve, of Piccadilly, Minnesota. Services for Mrs. Shutt were held at Greenwood Memorial Park, 2300 W. Van Buren. The Arizona Republic August 28, 1967.

SHUTT, James Leonard

37, a Prescott resident, was born in Riverdale, Utah. Wife, Dorothy; sons, Michael and Mark; daughters, Lynn and Cheri, all of Las Vegas, Nevada; stepsons, Gordon and Michael LOCKE and James; stepdaughters, Connie LOCKE and Mrs. Patricia ANDERSON; mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron McCOWIN of Prescott. Burial in Memory Gardens Memorial Park. 9/6/1967.


90, a retired butcher who moved here 19 months ago from La Habra, California, was born in Appleton, Wisconsin. Sister, Mrs. Elba NEFF of Withee, Wisconsin. 9/6/1967.

SIMMONS, Dennis C.

Scottsdale -- Rosary for Dennis C. Simmons, 15, of 8202 E. Virginia, will be said in Messinger Mortuary Chapel, 515 E. Indian School. Mass of Requiem in St. Daniel the Prophet Catholic Church with burial in St. Francis Cemetery, Phoenix. The son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Simmons, Dennis died Friday, May 5, 1967, in a Scottsdale hospital of injuries suffered in a traffic accident here earlier the same day. He was a sophomore student at Coronado High School. Born in Flint, Michigan, he had lived in Scottsdale 10 years. Besides his parents, his survivors include his grandparents, Mrs. Mary Simmons and Mr. and Mrs. John Dandaneau, all of Flint; three brothers, Les, Bruce and Brian; and a sister, Gaile, all of Scottsdale. The Arizona Republic Sunday, May 7, 1967.

SIMPSON, George Alan

George Alan Simpson, 21, who had served in the Navy and as a service station attendant in his native Phoenix, died of an illness Thursday, May 4, 1967, in Phoenix VA Hospital. Services Tuesday in A. L. Moore and Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. Burial in Resthaven Cemetery, Glendale. Mr. Simpson, 3123 W. Fairmont, is survived by his mother and stepfather, Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Whitkey; and a brother, Joe, all of Phoenix; a grandmother, Mrs. Lonie Simpson of Ajo; and great-grandmother, Mrs. Mary McMennamy of Phoenix. The Arizona Republic Saturday, May 6, 1967.


Yuma -- Services for Lester Simpson, 69, were at Dixon's Yuma Mortuary. Burial in Desert Lawn Memorial Park. Mr. Simpson died Thursday, May 4, 1967, at his home, 150 Catalina Drive, where he had lived five years. A Kansas native, he came to Yuma from Concordia, Kansas, where he had been a farm implement dealer before he retired. He was a member of the Masonic and Elks lodges of Concordia and belonged to Isis Temple of the mystic Shrine in Salina, Kansas. Surviving are his wife, Laura; two daughters, Mrs. Anna Marie Dearsmith and Miss Anita Simpson, both of Yuma; three brothers and two sisters out of state. The Arizona Republic Saturday, May 6, 1967.

SIMPSON, Murrel Euwin,

56, had been employed at Orangewood Presbyterian Church for the past seven years. He was born in Westbrook, Texas, and moved to Phoenix 30 years ago from Colorado City, Texas. Sons, Wendel R., of Phoenix, Kenneth W., of Durango, Colorado, Lt. Larry L. SIMPSON; mother, Mrs. Myrtle SIMPSON of Phoenix; brothers, Gayland, Howard K., James of Carlsbad, N. M., and Charles E. of Oak Creek; three sisters, Mrs. C. H. EDWARDS and Mrs. Thomas WILLIS, both of Phoenix, and Mrs. N. T. BERRY of Carlsbad. 9/2-4/1967.

SIMS, Nash

Nash Sims, 79, a former maintenance employe for the Arizona State Capitol, died May 4, 1967, in a Phoenix hospital. Mr. Sims was born in Texas and moved here in 1942. He was a member of the Church of the Living God. Survivors include a son, Armstead Sims of Las Vegas; a niece, Mrs. Delois Moore; and a nephew, George Jackson, both of Phx; nine grandchildren and four gr-grandchildren. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. May 5, 1967.


Jose R. Sinohui, 66, died May 10, 1967, in a Phoenix hospital. He was born in Mexico and came here six years ago. He had been a farmer. Wife, Carmen; three daughters, Mrs. Betty LEON of Orange Grove, CA; Mrs Amalia BORQUEZ and Carmen SINOHUI, both of Phoenix; fives sons, Arturo of Kingsburg, California; Jose of Burbank, CA; Reyes, Bernardo and Alfonson, all of Phoenix; and 12 grandchildren. Mass of Requiem was sun in Immaculate Heart Catholic Church. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. 5/11/1967.

SLINKER, Glenn Burton

Glenn Burton Slinker, 72, a retired carpenter, died Mon., May 15, 1967, in Phx VA Hospital. He was was born in Golden City, Missouri, and came to Phoenixin 1936 from Kansas. He was a member of Carpenters Local 1089 and an Army veteran of World War I. Survivors include his wife, Hulda; three daughters, Mrs. Cheri PARKS, Mrs. Patricia STEVENS and Shelia SLINKER, all of Phx; two sons, John of Leon, IA, and David of Phx. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. 5/16/1967.

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