All obituaries are from The Arizona Republic unless otherwise indicated.


Glendale -- Norma L. Hackney, 64, who had been a secretary and bookkeeper 14 years for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. in Phoenix, died Wednesday, July 17, 1974, in Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Hackney of 5607 W. Monterosa, was born in Corning, Ohio, and came here in 1951 from Newark, Ohio. Survivors include her husband, Paul; children, Dwight Hackney and Donna Friedman; a brother and two grandchildren. Services in Grimshaw Brazill-Whitney Chapel, 5754 W. Glenn Drive. Burial in Resthaven Park. Friday, July 19, 1974

HADLEY, Albert William

Sun City -- Services for Albert William Hadley, 75, of 10628 Roundelay Circle, were in the United Church of Sun City. Burial was private. Mr. Hadley, who operated a plumbing and heating business in Ottumwa, Iowa, for 50 years, died at his home here Tuesday, June 25, 1974. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; a son, William, and two grandchildren. Friday, June 28, 1974


Ann T. Hagerman, 76, died Monday, Oct. 21, 1974, in St. Joseph's Hospital. She had been a scheduler 11 years for North American Rockwell Co. until retiring in 1962. Husband, Archie; children, Prather, Archie, Jr., and Ruth Ann DeCamp; sisters, Locke Joerding and Lena Teme; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Hansen Mortuary. Greenwood Memorial Park. 10/24/1974.

HAGSTROM, Gunhild A.

Gunhild A. Hagstrom, 79, died Saturday, June 29, 1974, in John C. Lincoln Hospital. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. June Spangler; a brother, John Hedberg and another brother and a sister out of state; and two grandchildren. July 1, 1974.

HALEY, Rosemary

Rosemary Haley, 45, died Monday, July 15, 1974, enroute to Maryvale Samaritan Hospital. She had been an assembler nine years for Sperry Phoenix. Husband, joseph L.; children, Mrs. Mary M. Halverson and Kevin M. Haley; four brothers and two sisters. Whitney & Murphy Mortuary. Services in the Church of St. Vincent de Paul. Holy Cross Cemetery. 7/17/1974.

HALL, Essie Pearl

Maricopa -- Services and burial for Essie Pearl Hall, 83, will be in Lickney, Texas, Paradise Chapel of Phoenix announced. Mrs. Hall died Monday, July 8, 1974, in Georgian Court Nursing Home, Phoenix. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Irene Morgan and a grandchild. Tuesday, 9 July 1974

HALL, William

5 February 1903 - 29 June 1974
Friends of William Hall, 71, may call in Webber & Sons Mortuary, 1641 E. Jefferson. Cremation will be private. Mr. Hall, of 2419 S. 18th St., died Saturday, June 29, 1974, in Memorial Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Mildred. Wednesday, July 3, 1974

HAMMER, George A.

George A. Hammer, 71, a retired salesman for a truck company, died Thursday, June 6, 1974, in St. Luke's Hospital. Wife, Emily; a son, Bill; a brother, Grant; two sisters out of state and a grandchild. Grimshaw Bloom Chapel. Burial in Resthaven Park Cemetery. 6/9/1974.

HAMMER, Archie Ray, Sr.

20 Jan 1905 - 5 July 1974
Casa Grande -- Archie Ray Hammer, Sr., 69, a retired gin manager for Western Cotton Co., died Friday, July 5, 1974, in his home. Wife, Stella; a son, Archie, Jr.; a daughter, Mrs. Anne Bedillon; three brothers and two sisters out of state and five grandchildren. Cole & Maud Funeral Chapel. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery. 7/7/1974.

HAMMOND, Viola Mae

Sun City -- Viola Mae Hammond, 69, died Wed., June 12, 1974, in Boswell Hospital. She was a member of the United Church of Sun City and Railroad Retirement Club. Husband, Richard; sons Jack, Raymond, Robert and Jim; two brothers and two sisters; 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Services in Lundberg Chapel. Burial in Sunland Cemetery. 6/15/1974.


Jay C. Hansen, 80, who came here in 1937 from Los Angeles, died Wednesday, June 12, 1974, in St. Luke�s Hospital. He had been a service engineer for Ingersoll Rand Mining Machine Co. until retiring in 1960. Wife, Leona; sons, Jay V. and James L.; a stepson, Gerald D. Quayle; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery. 6/14/1974.

HARDER, Arthur B.

Arthur B. Harder, 79, a retired security guard, died Sunday, June 16, 1974, in Mesa Lutheran Hospital. Wife, Maude; a daughter, Mrs. Audry Hether; a sister and two brothers out of state; and two grandchildren. Graveside services were at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. 6/17/1974.

HARMS, Minnie

Sun City -- Mrs. Minnie Harms, 90, a retired packager, died Saturday, June 15, 1974. Survivors include a son, Carl; a daughter, Mrs. Alma Jensen; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Private services and burial arranged by Lundberg's Mortuary. 6/17/1974.

HARPER, Brian J.

Brian J. Harper, 37, died Monday, June 3, 1974, in a fire at his home, 13205 N. 18th Pl. He had been a hod carrier for Arizona Plastering Co. Wife, Charlotte; sons, Kelly, Sean and Kevin; his father, Maurice; and three sisters. Hansen Mortuary. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery, 2300 W. Van Buren. 6/5/1974.

HARRIS, Willis Burdette

Willia Burdette Harris, 61, died Tuesday, July 2, 1974, in his home. He was a tool maker. Wife, Sarah; children, Richard and Donald and Mrs. Nancy Arnold; two brothers; and 11 grandchildren. Messinger Mortuary. Burial in Rockford, Illinois. 7/3/1974.

HARTY, Erwin John

Apache Junction -- Erwin John Harty, 37, died Sunday, June 23, 1974, in Mesa Lutheran Hospital after he was injured in an auto accident. Wife, Mariann Harty. Services and burial were in Aberdeen, S.D. Universal Memorial Center Mortuary. 6/29/1974.

HASTINGS, Ellen Maroney

Ellen Maroney Hastings, 89, died Sat., July 6, 1974, in a local hospital. Mrs. Hastings received a 45-year pin for her work in the Primary organization of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Son, Howard; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. Grimshaw Bloom Chapel. Burial in Ashurst Cemetery, Safford. 7/8/1974.

HASTINGS, James R., Dr.

Tucson -- Services for University of Arizona meteorologist James R. Hastings, 50, who died in his home in Tucson, were held Monday, July 1, 1974. Burial was in East Lawn Memorial Park. Dr. Hastings, who died of complications from recent open heart surgery, was a native Arizonan born in Hayden and was its first mayor when it incorporated in 1956. He had been a permanent UofA faculty member since 1962 but previously taught history and was a graduate assistant in government at the university. He received his bachelor's degree from the UofA in 1951 and his doctorate in 1963, also from the UofA. He was a World War II veteran and served overseas in India from 1942 to 1945. Survivors include his brother, Weldon W. and a sister out of state. Thursday, July 4, 1974.

HATCH, Ezra Ralph

Ezra Ralph Hatch, 78, a native of Taylor, died Thursday, June 27, 1974, in his home in Phoenix. He was a former owner operator of a motel in Holbrook and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served a mission for the church in the Southern States. Wife, Ida; sons, Orlin, Coy, Melvin, and Charles; a daughter, Mrs. Allen Webb; brothers, Vern, Aquilla and James; sisters, Mrs. Ruth Ozment and Mrs. Idell Solomon; 20 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Gibbons-Bunker Tempe Mortuary. 6/30/1974.

HAUER, Bernice Thelma

Apache Junction -- Bernice Thelma Hauer, 58, died Sunday, July 7, 1974, in her home at 1527 Davis lane. Daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Elkins and Mrs. Kathleen Curtis; a sister; and seven grandchildren. Desert View Chapel Mortuary. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery. 7/9/1974.

HAUT, William C., Jr.

13 September 1896 - 18 July 1974
William C. Haut, Jr., 77, who had been a casketmaker 30 years in Elgin, Illinois, died Thursday, July 18, 1974, in John C. Lincoln Hospital. Mr. Haut of 1649 W. Sharon, retired in 1962 and moved here from his native Elgin. Survivors include his wife, Clara; daughters, Wanda Dieterich and Betty Moore; two brothers; six grandchildren and three great-grandchidlren. Services in Hansen Mortuary. Burial in Elgin. Friday, July 19, 1974

HAWS, Virgil Turley

Mesa -- Virgil Turley Haws, 33, was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, and died Monday, July 17, 1974, in his home. He came here 15 years ago from Mexico City. Parents, Dr. and Mrs. David Virgil Haws; brothers, D. Mark, A. Kim and Greg S. Haws; sisters, Mrs. Glenda Mae Brady, Mrs. Mary S. James, and Dawn R. Haws; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David Haws and Isaac Turley. Services were in his home with Dr. D.V. Haws officiating. Burial in Mesa Cemetery. 7/18/1974.


Jacob T. Hellmund, 89, who had been a contractor many years with Del Webb and Pete Homes, died Tuesday, June 11, 1974, in Upward View Nursing Home. Mr. Hellmund, of 1941 W. Mitchell, was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist and Carpenters Union Local 1089. He had lived in Phoenix since 1926. Services were in A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. Private cremation followed. Survivors include his children, Mrs. Marvin Mitchell, Dorothy, Robert L., Russell E. and Ray Hellmund; and nine grandchildren. Published June 14, 1974, in the Arizona Republic.


Jacob T. Hellmund, 89, died Tuesday, June 11, 1974, in Upward View Nursing Home. He was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist and Carpenters Union Local 1089. He had been a contractor with Del Webb and Pete Homes for many years. He lived in Phoenix since 1926. Children, Mrs. Marvin Mitchell, Dorothy, Robert L., Russell E. and Ray Hellmund; and nine grandchildren. Private cremation. 6/14/1974.

HEMPEL, Lucille H.

Lucille H. Hempel, 88, died Monday, June 17, 1974, in Doctors Hospital. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She is survived by cousins, Robert E., Harry E., and Jean E. Smith and Stella Straley. Mercer Mortuary arranged private services and cremation. 6/19/1974.


15 December 1900 - 22 October 1974
Charlie Henderson, 73, a construction worker, died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 1974, in a Phoenix hospital. Survivors include a nephew, Joe B. Spriggs, and a brother and a sister out of state. Universal Memorial Center. Greenwood Cemetery. 10/25/1974.


29 September 1903 - 2 July 1974
Frank J. Henderson, 70, died Tuesday, July 2, 1974, at his home, 4733 N. 16th Ave. He was a retired chemical worker. Surviving are a brother and a sister, both out of state. Grimshaw Bethany Chapel. Private cremation. 7/5/1974.


4 November 1907 - 14 July 1974
Sun City -- Services and burial for William Henderson, 66, who died Sunday, July 14, 1974, in Boswell Hospital, were in his native Ocilla, Georgia, Lundberg Mortuaries announced. Mr. Henderson of 9024 109th Ave., had retired after 33 years as a bakery warehouseman in Newark, N. J. Survivors include his wife, Ann. The Arizona Republic Wednesday, July 17, 1974.

HENDRICKS, Patricia J.

Services for Patricia J. Hendricks, 16, were in A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. Burial in Glendale Resthaven Park. Patricia, of 8618 N. 30th Drive, a student at Cortez High School, was fatally injured in a pickup truck accident Sunday, July 14, 1974, on the Bush Highway. She was born in Phoenix. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James F. Hendricks; brothers, Douglas and James; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James J. Hendricks and Mrs. Thelma Hendricks. The Arizona Republic Tuesday, July 16, 1974.


Robert J. Hennessy, 24, died Thurs., June 13, 1974, in his home at 8737 N. 28th Ave. He was a member of Carpenters Union Local 906. Wife, Candace; children, Sean and Jennifer; his mother, Mrs. Elsie Hennessy; brothers, Edward and Leo; and a sister, Mrs. Ann Bullington. Grimshaw Bethany Chapel Mortuary. Private cremation. 6/19/1974.

HENRY, May Gertrude

Peoria -- Mrs. May Gertrude Henry, 70, died Saturday, July 6, 1974, in her home. She taught art in the Townhall Center in Sun City and was a member of the Aviation Pioneers Club. Daughter, Mrs. Virginia J. Soule; three sisters out of state; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mass in St. Joachim Catholic Church. Burial in Sunland Memorial Park. 7/8/1974.


Mark Paul Herboldt, 22, was recently discharged from military service and died Saturday, June 15, 1974, in Doctors Hospital. Wife, Laura E.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. August M. Herboldt; two sisters and four brothers. A.L. Moore & Sons Mortuary. Greenwood Cemetery, 2300 W. Van Buren. 6/19/1974.

HERD, Agnes Speake

Scottsdale -- Agnes Speake Herd, 77, the widow of George W. Herd, a former rancher and banker, died Tuesday, June 11, 1974, in Scottsdale Memorial Hospital. Daughters, Mrs. Mary Bouliane and Virginia H. Warrne; sisters, Edna Teeter and Mable Ethredge; a brother, R. D. Speake; and five grandchildren. Services and burial were in Fort Worth, Texas. 6/13/1974.

HERGT, Ruth E.

Ruth E. Hergt, 74, died Sunday, July 7, 1974, in St. Joseph's Hospital. Daughter, Kathleen Hargt {sic}. Paradise Chapel Funeral Home. Burial in Memory Lawn Cemetery. 7/10/1974.


Nancy L. Herring, 73, died Wed., June 26, 1974, in John C. Lincoln Hospital. She was a member of the National United Spanish-American War Veterans Auxiliary, First Baptist Church and Synnyslope Womens Club. Children, George V. Evans, Jesse W. Evans, Mrs. Elizabeth Reed and Mrs. Marion McLelland; two sisters; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services and burial were in her native Camden, S.C. 6/27/1974.

HESS, Allen Loy

Mesa -- Allen Loy Hess, 72, a retired pharmacist, died Tuesday, June 25, 1974, in Desert Samaritan Hospital. He was a deacon of the First Southern Baptist Church and a member of Masonic Lodge 69. Wife, Jewel; children, Mrs. Joann Russel and Joe; and a sister, Mrs. Nita Shultz. Burial in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. 6/26/1974.

HESTER, Hazel A.

Mesa -- Mrs. Hazel A. Hester, 60, died Thursday, June 6, 1974, in Anaheim, California. Children, Danny and Benny, Mrs. Martha Terry, Mrs. Binnie White, Mrs. Sue Lucas, Mrs. Charlean Robertson, Mrs. Shirley Biringham, Mrs. Judy Moran, Mrs. Patricia Breedlove, Mrs. Betty Smith and Mrs. Mary Schmittou; a brother out of state; 31 grandchldren and four great-grandchidlren. Gibbons-Bunker Garden Chapel. Burial in City of Mesa Cemetery. 6/9/1974.

HILBER, Minnie May
HILBERT (also Hilber) Minnie May

Minnie May Hilber, 71, died Monday, June 3, 1974, in Lincoln Hospital. Husband, Harry; a daughter, Mrs. Carol Stambaugh; two brothers; and three grandchildren. Grimshaw Mortuary. Burial in Phoenix Memorial Park. 6/5/1974.