All obituaries are from The Arizona Republic unless otherwise indicated.

DAHL, Rudolph S.

Sun City -- Rudolph S. Dahl, 81, died Thursday. June 27, 1974, in Valley View Community Hospital at Youngtown. He worked 35 years as an administrator and distributor for Ford Motor Co. in Minneapolis, MN. He moved to Prescott in 1957 and worked for Al Crawford Motors and moved to Sun City six years later. He was an Army veteran of World War I. He is the father of actress, Arlene Dahl Schaum. Wife, Helen M.; stepdaughters, Mrs. Irving Vallly, Mrs. Schyler Quackenbush, and Mrs. Evelyn Johnston; a brother and two sisters out of state; nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild. First Baptist Church of Youngtown. 6/30/1974.

DAMMAN, Gladys May

Sun City -- Gladys May Damman, 61, died Wed., July 17, 1974, in her home at 9720 W. Pineaire. Surivors include sons, James and Richard and a brother. Burial in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. 7/20/1974.


Rae F. Danes, 86, of 2700 N. Hayden, Scottsdale, died Thursday, June 13, 1974, in Good Samaritan Hospital. Survivors include a daughter, Dolores Willeford; and three grandchildren. Services and burial were in Highland Park, Illinois. Messinger Mortuary. 6/15/1974.


Prescott -- Joe V. Daniel, 63, a miner and laborer, died Monday, June 24, 1974, while visiting relatives in Yuma. Survivors include three sons and four daughters; a brother, T.V., and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Portugal. Sacred Heart Church. Burial in the Odd Fellows Cemetery. 6/30/1974.


Estel B> Daniels, 58, died Saturday, July 13, 1974, in Denver. She had been secretary for the Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools until retiring in June and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. Husband, James A.; three brothers and two sisters. Grimshaw Bethany CHapel. Burial in Glendale Resthaven Park. 7/16/1974.


Roy A. Daniels, 77, died Monday, June 10, 1974, in St. Joseph's Hospital. He was a jewelry manufacturer. Wife, Katherine; children, Hugh, Robert and Louise Daniels, and Mrs. Mary Manuell; a half-brother and a half-sister; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Mass in the Church of St. Louis the King, 4331 W. Maryland. Burial in Glendale Memorial Park. 6/13/1974.

DARMODY, Edward Thomas

Youngtown -- Edward Thomas Darmody, 80, died Thursday, June 13, 1974, en route to Boswell Hospital. He had retired to Youngtown in 1965 from Cincinnati where he had been a warehouse supervisor 20 years. Wife, Pearl; children, Edward Darmody, Jr., Woodrow and Rudolph Bates, Mrs. Allie Miller, Mrs. Clara Head, Mrs. Lillie Magner and Mrs. Ruby Doane; 31 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services and burial in Cincinnati. 6/14/1974.


Tempe -- Charles R. Daugherty, 85, a retired postal employee, died Friday, July 5, 1974. Children, Mrs. Margaret Goldman, Mrs. Gertrude Gilbert, and Eugene M.; two brothers and four sisters out of state; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Carr Mortuary. Services were in the First Congregational Church of Tempe. Burial in Memory Lawn Memorial Park. 7/7/1974.

DAUK, Robert W.

Robert W. Dauk, 35, who had been an automotive body painter for Taylor's Welding Co., died Saturday, June 8, 1974, in Good Samaritan Hospital. He lived in Phoenix since 1945 and was a member of Luke Greenway American Legion Post. Wife, Jean; sons, Joseph W. and Robert, Jr.; stepchildren, Fred, Leo and Jerry Lucas, Sandra George, Connie Herman and Denise Herman; his mother, Mrs. Mary J. Ellis; his father and stepmother, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Dauk; sisters, Mrs. Barbara Marsh and Mrs. Dee Ann Armstrong; and grandmother, Mrs. Marie Ellis. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. 6/11/1974.


Services for Mrs. Edith E. Davenport, 60, of 10643 N. 15th Ave., who died Saturday, June 29, 1974, in Good Samaritan Hospital, were in Hansen Mortuary, 8314 N. Seventh St. Burial in Phoenix Memorial Park. Survivors include her husband, Herman; a son, Earl Dutmers; daughters, Mrs. Charlene Ford and Mrs. Eileen Beagle; two brothers and three sisters out of state; her mother, Mrs. Mary Baldauf, and five grandchildren. Published in The Arizona Republic Sunday, June 30, 1974.

DAVIDSON,Virginia C.

Sun City -- Virginia C. Davidson, 70, who had been a volunteer worker 10 years for Phoenix Memorial Hospital, died Tuesday, July 16, 1974, in the hospital. Survivors include a sister, Elizabeth Anderson. Services and burial were in her native Evanston, Illinois. 7/18/1974.

DAVIS, Albert Euclid

Albert Euclid Davis, 73, a retired steel worker, died Thursday, July 18, 1974, in Phoenix General Hospital. Wife, Violet; children, Loretta James, Betty Moran, Dorothy Kelly and Earl; a brother; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Maryvale Mortuary. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. 7/20/1974.

DAVIS, Brookley H.

20 March 1902 - 14 July 1974
Mesa -- Brookley H. Davis, 72, who had lived in Arizona 40 years, died Sunday, July 14, 1974, in Mesa Lutheran Hospital. He was a veteran of World War I & II and had retired from the Air Force. Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Davis. Services were in Gibbons Bunker Chapel. Burial in Mesa Cemetery. 7/17/1974.

DAVIS, Francis E.

Wickenburg -- Military services for Francis E. Davis, 57, were in the Wickenburg Funeral Home. Cremation followed. Mr. Davis died Wed., Oct. 23, 1974, in the Wickenburg Hospital. He was an Army veteran of World War ii and was commander of Kellis Draper Post No. 12 of the American Legion here. Wife, Ellen; two stepsons, Douglas and Charles Covell; a daughter, Mrs. Louise Farinech; and nine grandchildren. 10/26/1974.

DAVIS, Freddie B.

Holbrook -- Services for Freddie B. Davis, 38, who was killed in a motorcycle-pedestrian accident here Sunday, July 14, 1974, were in the Church of God in Christ. Burial in the Holbrook Cemetery. Mr. Davis had worked for the Peter Kiewit Sons Co. in Alpine. He was a member of Operating Engineers Union Local 428. Survivors include his wife, Lizzie B.; two sons, Eddie B. and Fidel B.; a daughter, Lizette; his father, James Davis; his mother, Mrs. Ossie Davis; brothers, Willie J. O. Neal, Johnny L.; Lamar and Jimmy; sisters, Mrs. Margariet Anderson, Mrs. Evette Scott and Mrs. Katie Mae Woods. Friends may call today in Owens Mortuary. Thursday, July 18, 1974.

DAVIS, John K.

Mesa -- John K. Davis, 78, a retired paper mill employe for Crown Zellerbach Paper Co. in the state of Washington, died July 9, 1974, in Mesa. Survivors include a son, Alden Swanson. Graveside rites were in Mesa City Cemetery. Gibbons Bunker Mortuary. 7/18/1974.

DAY, Margaret Louise Binder

Margaret Louise Binder Day, 50, a medical secretary and member of Grace Lutheran Church, died Tuesday, June 11, 1974, in the Medicenter. Sisters, Mrs. Freda Greene, Mrs. Tillie Perkins, Mrs. Betty Heitz and Mrs. Hilda Dushek; brothers, Fred, Henry and Michael Bender. Services in A.L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. Cremation followed. 6/13/1974.

De ESPINOZA, Louisa Masciel

25 August 1880 - 3 July 1974
Prescott -- Mrs. Louisa Masciel De Espinoza, 83, of Seligman, died Wed., July 3, 1974 in Yavapai Community Hospital. She had no known survivors. Rosary and mass were at St. Francis Church, Seligman. Burial in Seligman Cemetery. Ruffner Funeral Home. 7/5/1974.

De La TORRE, Andres M.

16 Dec 1900 - 24 June 1974
Andres M. DeLaTorre, 73, a laborer who had lived in Phoenix 18 years, died Monday, June 24, 1974, in a Phoenix hospital. Wife, Mercy; children, Refugio, Guadalupe, Eligio, Manuel, Mrs. Teresa Martinez, Mrs. Ana Maria Molina and Mrs. Yolanda Jaime; 26 grandchildren and a great-grandson. Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home. Mass was in the Church of St. Anthony. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. 6/27/1974.

DEAN, Harry

San Carlos -- Harry Dean, 83, died Monday, June 17, 1974, in Phoenix Indian Medical Center. He was a retired hospital attendant. Survivors include a half-brother, Robert Harrison; sister, Mrs. Nora Gilson; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Services in the San Carlos Lutheran Mission Church. Safford Funeral Home. Burial in San Carlos Cemetery. 6/22/1974.

DeBOER, Yvonne L.

Glendale -- Yvonne L. DeBoer, 41, died Wed., Oct. 23, 1974. She came here from her native Minnesota and was a member of the Orangewood Christian Reformed Church, 3702 W. Orangewood. Husband, Arthur; children, Bradley of Reno, NV, Mrs. Deborah Nash, Reno, and Barbara DeBoer, Glendale; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Johnson, Glendale; a brother, Larry Johnson, Phx., Carl Johnson, Lakewood, CA; and two sisters, Mrs. Betty Almtic, Braham, MN, and Mrs. Janice Wotters, Burke, VA; and three grandchildren. Chapel of the Chimes. Burial in Glendale Memorial Park. 10/25/1974.

deLANGE, Blanch

Glendale -- Blanch deLange, 84, a member of the Glendale Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Tuesday, June 18, 1974, in Glendale Samaritan Hospital. Children, George N. and Mildred Beryl Borg; four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Burial in San Pedro, California. 6/21/1974.

DELIA, Joseph F.

Glendale -- Joseph F. Delia, 69, was a retired motor assembler. Wife, Marion; duaghters, Mrs. Margaret Bauer and Mrs. Beverly Kniffen; a brother and four sisters out of state; and four grandchildren. Grimshaw Bethany Chapel. Mass in St. Louis the King Church, 4331 W. Maryland. Burial in Glendale Resthaven Park Cemetery. 7/8/1974.

DEITCH, Raymond R.

Services planned for Col. Deitch, pilot in 2 wars
Scottsdale -- Col. Raymond R. Deitch, 56, who retired as a senior command pilot from the Air Force in 1967 and began his second career as manager of propulsion product support. for AiResearch, died Sunday in St. Joseph's Hospital. Col. Deitch, of 6214 E. Catalina Drive, received his pilot wings in 1942 and became a squadron commander in World War II. He flew 18 combat missions over Korea during 1950-51, commanded the 385th Strategic Missile Squadron, Vandenberg AFB, California, and in 1966 assumed command of the 11th Strategic Aerospace Wing, Altus, Oklahoma. His decorations included the legion of Merit with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal and the Bronze Star with one Oak Leaf cluster. Survivors include his wife, Marcella; daughters, Mrs. Noel Silverman and Dianne Deitch; and four grandchildren. Mass was in the Church of St. Theresa, 5045 E. Thomas, Phoenix. Burial will full military honors by a Williams AFB funeral committee was in St. Francis Cemetery. Arcadia Funeral Home handled arrangements. Published in The Arizona Republic Tuesday, June 4, 1974.


Mrs. Ora W. Delph, 91, a native of St. Joseph, Missouri, died Friday, Feb. 8, 1974, in Phoenix Medicenter. She came to Phoenix in 1923 and had lived in the Beatitudes Nursing Home the past five years. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, the Trinity Guild, and had been a volunteer worker for more than 25 years in the kindergarten department. Husband, Grant E.; stepsons, Dr. Robert G. Delph of Yuma and Edwin K. and Richard F. of Phoenix; daughter, Virginia Driscol of Salt Lake City; a brother and a sister out of state; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services in Grimshaw Bethany Chapel. Cremation followed. 2/10/1974.

DeMARKE, Myrtle May

Myrtle May DeMarke, 64, an office manager for 28 years until retiring in 1971, died Sunday, June 30, 1974, in St. Luke's Hospital. Mrs. De Marke taught junior high school 10 years before coming to Phoenix in 1941 from her native Mobile, Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama. Husband, Philip; a daughter, Mrs. Shirley Ann Putman; a sister, Gladys Baxter, and a grandchild. Grimshaw Bethany Chapel Mortuary. Mass was in the Church of St. Mary, 231 N. 3rd St. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. July 2, 1974.

DENMAN, Patrick Joseph

Patrick Joseph Denman, 20, a truck driver, died Saturday, June 22, 1974, in Tempe Community Hospital. Survivors include mother, Mrs. Freda G. Denman; father, Raymond L. Denman of Woodstock, Ill., a brother and grandparents out of state. Carr Mortuary. Private cremation. 6/25/1974.