All obituaries are from The Arizona Republic unless otherwise indicated.


21 June 1879 - 4 July 1974
Adeline Oberbeck, 95, of 5201 W. Camelback, died Thurs., July 4, 1974, at Maryvale Samaritan Hospital. Daughter, Mrs. Pearl Krause; son, Harry Oberdeck {sic}; one grandson and two great-grandchildren. Mercer Mortuary. Entombment in Greenwood Mausoleum. 7/5/1974.


Otto W. Obergfell, 83, died Sunday, June 9, 1974, in St. Luke's Hospital. He had been a maintenance employe for Phoenix Auto Supply Co. until 1965 and was a World War I veteran. Nieces, Rosemary Christman and Mrs. Joan Truffa; a nephew, William Christman; a niece and nephew in Indianapolis. Grimshaw Bethany Mortuary. Mass in the Church of St. Thomas. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. 6/11/1974.

OBNEY, Mildred Miriam

Mildred Miriam Obney, 59, died Wed., June 26, 1974, in Phoenix General Hospital. Husband, Charles T.; children, Thomas, Terrence, Charles T., Joseph and Marilyn K. Obney; her mother, Mrs. Mabel Wooldridge; a brother and a sister, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Maryvale Chapel & Mortuary. 6/27/1974.


Mesa -- Services for Hans Odegaarden, 68, were Thursday in Gibbons Bunker Mortuary, 33 N. Sirrine. Burial in Mesa Cemetery. Mr. Odegaarden, of 1263 E. Second Place, died Sunday, June 16, 1974, in Desert Samaritan Hospital. A retired machinist, he was born in Norway. Survivors include his wife, Thelma; children, Richard, Mrs. Adam Gardner and Sharon K. Brannen; three brother s and two sisters; and five grandchildren. Arizona Republic June 19, 1974.

OGDEN, Nellie E.

Nellie E. Ogden, of Mesa, died Thursday, June 13, 1974, in her home at 1723 W. Carmel. Survivors include daughters, Mrs. Emery V. Gibson and Mrs. Margaret Whitcomb; a sister, Mrs. Mary LaBar; two other sisters and three brothers out of state; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and a gr-great-grandchild. Services and burial in Peoria, Illinois. Gibbons Bunker Mortuary. 6/14/1974.

OLIVAS, Manuel O.

Manuel O. Olivas, 34, a laborer, died Monday, June 17, 1974, in El Monte, California. Wife, Irene; children, Manuel, Jr., Richard, Paul, Michael, Mary Helen, Suzette, Mona Lisa and Veronica; his father, Jose Olivas; brothers, Jose, Angel, Ralph, Joaquin, Ernest, Freddie and Ray; a sister, Mrs. Louisa Rocha; and grandmother, Mrs. Teresa Olivas. Mortensen-Kings Funeral Center. Mass in Immaculate Heart Church. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. 6/19/1974.

OLIVER, Mrs. Jimmie

Mrs. Jimmie Oliver, 43, died Monday, Oct. 21, 1974. Survivors include sons, Champagne, Eddie and Richard; a daughter, Mrs. Cogyen Thomas; her mother, Mrs. Eddie Mae Prince; a sister, Mrs. Lillie Mae Delane and another sister and a brother out of state. Burial in Double Butte Cemetery, Tempe. 10/27/1974.


Glendale -- Rosary for Leo L. O'Neill, 76, were in Maryvale Mortuary, 6901 W. Indian School. Mass was Saturday in the Church of St. Vincent de Paul, 3140 N. 51st Ave. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Mr. O'Neill, of 4800 W. Ocotillo, a Marine Corps veteran of World War I and a barber 37 years in Buffalo, N. Y., died Wednesday, June 12, 1974, in the Phoenix Medicenter. Survivors include his wife, Ann C.; a daughter, Mrs. Peter Cimador; two sisters and three brothers; a granddaughter and two great-grandchildren. Published Friday, June 14, 1974, in the Arizona Republic.