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


Parker -- Andrew W. Habecker, 78, died Monday, Jan. 12, 1976, in Parker Community Hospital. He was a retired insurance broker and had lived here for 11 years. Survived by wife, Lorena. 1/13/1976.


Maude A. Hamilton, 90, died Thurs., Feb. 12, 1976, in Village Green Nursing Home. She was a member of First Christian Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She is survived by a daughter, Grace H. Eckle; a sister; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services were in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. 14 Feb 1976

HANSEN, Nielsine N.

30 Oct 1895 - 8 Jan 1976
Nielsine N. Hansen, 80, a longtime resident who farmed with her husband in Tempe, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1976, in her home. She was active in an auxiliary of a Mesa Elks lodge and in the Tempe Old Settlers Association. Sons, Harry T. and Kenneth N.; daughter, Mrs. Eleanor Hunter; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Carr Mortuary. Burial in Double Butte Cemetery, Tempe. 1/11/1976

HARDEN, Jessie H.

Chandler -- Jessie H. Harden, 79, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 1976, in Mesa General Hospital. She was a resident of Chandler for 55 years and a retired clerk from J. C. Penney Store in 1960. Children, Helen LARKIN, Chandler, and Bertram Harden, Aurora, North Carolina; a sister, Mrs. James Lafitte, Chandler; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services First Baptist Church, 500 N. Washington, where she was president of the Women's Missionary Society. Interment East Resthaven. 1/13/1976.


James Harris, 78, 1946 E. Madison, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 1976, in a Phoenix hospital. He was a retired laborer. Survivors include a son, Clarence; a sister; a grandchild. Services Church of Christ, 1101 W. Tonto. 1/9/1976.

HART, William S.

Superior -- William S. Hart, 53, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 1976, in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Tucson. He resided in Winkelman and was a driller's helper for the copper mines. Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry HART, Sr., and a brother. 1/9/1976.

HASAN, Abdel Huhsen

Abdel Huhsen Hasan, 76, a former night clerk for the St. James Hotel, died Jan. 1, 1976, in St. Joseph's Hospital. Survived by wife, Zarrfeh; four sons and a daughter. Greenwood Memorial Park, 2300 W. Van Buren. 13 Jan 1976.


Arthur Hastings, 83, a retired machinist, died Mon., Feb. 9, 1976, in a Phoenix hospital. Survivors include children, Susan Germain and George; a brother; a sister; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services in Windsor, Vermont. 11 Feb 1976


Safford -- Nellie Taylor Hastings, 54, lived in the Safford area 27 years. She moved to Jasonville, Indiana, five years ago but was visiting in Safford when she died. She was a clerk at the Best Drug Store for 12 years. Survivors: Husband, Bill; sons, Gene, Ricky and Ray; three brothers and three sisters. 1/12/1976.

HEALY, Earl Thomas

Youngtown -- Earl Thomas Healy, 86, an engineer with Nickle Plate Railroad 60 years, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1976, in Valley View Hospital. He was a member of the Elks and United Transportation Union in Ohio. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth; children, Dodi and Earl, Jr.; a sister; three grandchildren. Services were in Lundberg Sunland Chapel. 1/14/1976. C-3.

HEGEDUS, Helen Anna

Sun City -- Helen Anna Hegedus, 69, died Mon., Feb. 9, 1976, in Boswell Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Louis; daughter, Jennie Ross; a brother; a sister; and a granddaughter. Mass in the Church of St. Clement, 15800 Del Webb Blvd. Interment Sunland Memorial Park Cemetery. 11 Feb 1976

HELM, Carol Lee

Paradise Valley -- Carol Lee Helm, 59, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1976, in Scottsdale Memorial Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Lee; daughters, Mrs. Michael (Betsy H.) SLATTERY, Phoenix, and Mrs. Peter ROLLA, Colorado Springs, Colorado; two brothers, Neal Parker Cramer, Houston, Texas, and Glen Newton Cramer, Jr., Aubuquerque, New Mexico; and four grandchildren. Messinger Mortuary. 1/9/1976.

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