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

MACE, Claude

Claude Mace, 66, of Coolidge, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1976, in Pinal General Hospital. He was a welder and had lived in this area for 25 years. Two brothers and five sisters survive. Cole & Maud Mortuary Chapel. 10 January 1976.

MAHON, Charles Joseph

Charles Joseph Mahon, 61, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 1976, in the Medicenter. He was a mechanic for AiResearch. Survivors include his wife, Marie; children, Monica Fowler and Mary, Phoenix; Frank, Phoenix; Charles, Florida; and Patrick, Maine; a sister out of state; and four grandchildren. Mass at Church of St. Agnes, 1954 N. 24th St. Interment St. Francis. Friday, Jan. 9, 1976, p. B-7.

MAIER, Gertrude M.

Gertrude M. Maier, 75, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 1976, in Doctors Hospital. She was a member of the Eastern Star and PEO Sisterhood. Survived by children, Beatrice Jean Warner, Reisterstown, Maryland; and Paul L. of Bellevue, Washington; and five grandchildren. Services in Butte, Montana. 10 Feb 1976

MALLY, Edith M.

Mesa -- Services were Wednesday in Gibbons Bunker Garden Chapel for Edith M. Mally, 82, who died Saturday, Feb. 7, 1976, in a Mesa hospital. Survivors include her husband, Emil; a daughter, Jacqueline Wendt; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The Arizona Republic Thursday, Feb. 12, 1976.


Safford -- Lee Roy Marble, 69, died Sun., Feb. 8, 1976, in the Tucson Medical Center. He was a retired carpenter and a 40-year resident of Safford. He was born in Picache. Survivors include wife, Inez; children, Ray, Lee Roy, Jr., Elmer, Koyte, Ella Green, Sharon O'Banion, and Dee Jackson; three brothers; three sisters; 19 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 11 Feb 1976

MARTIN, Gertrude M.

Glendale -- Gertrude M. Martin, 77, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1976. Survivors include her daughters, Mrs. Beatrice Spaulding and Mrs. Mercedes Fisher; seven grandhchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services and burial in Elyria, Ohio. 1/11/1976.


Roy B. Martin, 63, a Circle K Market manager, died Wed., Feb. 11, 1976, in John C. Lincoln Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Eunice; children, Margaret Jane Thurber, Ellen Sue Rhinehart and Roy L.; three brothers; two sisters; and six grandchildren. 13 Feb 1976


El Mirage -- Celia L. Martinez, 51, died Friday, Feb. 6, 1976, in Maricopa County Hospital. Survived by husband, Juan; children, Matilda Salazar, Consuelo Martinez, Rosalinda Ochoa, Lucy Oralia Ufra... and Juan, Jr.; six brothers and three sisters; and six grandchildren. Mass in Church of St. Theresa, El Mirage. Interment Glendale Resthaven Cemetery. 10 Feb 1976

MARTINEZ, Enriqueta J.

Enriqueta J. Martinez, 73, died Thurs., Feb. 12, 1976, in Phoenix Nursing & Convalescent Center. She had lived here 56 years and was a member of the Southside Benefit Club and Guadalupan Society at the Church of St. Anthony. Survived by a daughter, Helen Brown; two brothers, Ynocenio and Ignacio Juareguy; and two sisters, Mary Leyba and Camerina Breceda; and three grandchildren. Interment at St. Francis Cemetery. 14 Feb 1976


Winkelman -- Zenon V. Martinez, 73, Winkelman, a retired smelter worker, died Friday, Jan. 9, 1976, in Globe. Wife, Rebecca; daughters, Bertha and Dora; two brothers and two sisters; and three grandchildren. Mass in St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Griffith Mortuary. Burial in Mountain View Cemetery. 1/11/1976.

MAY, Mary Pearl Douglas

25 March 1885 - 7 February 1976
Mary Pearl Douglas May, 89, lived in Phoenix from 1914 to 1960 and was a member of the Baptist Church here. She died Saturday, Feb. 7, 1976, in Pomona, California. Survivors include her children, Hazel Jameson, Gaither, Bert, Russell, Barrett and Kenneth Douglas; two sisters, Mrs. Della Heffner, York, South Carolina, and Mrs. Margaret Long, Raleigh, North Carolina; and ; 20 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren. Interment East Resthaven. 10 Feb 1976


M. G. McCreight, 72, a retired cattleman, died Thurs., Feb. 12, 1976, in St. Luke's Hospital. He came to the valley 66 years ago and was a founding member of Tolleson Christian Church. He owned the Phoenix Packing Co. in Tempe and was president of the Double Seven Corp. from 1943 to 1962. Survivors include his wife, Wanda L.; a daughter, Mrs. Robert R. Roethers; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Interment Greenwood. 14 Feb 1976


Sun City -- Roy B. McDonald, 79, a salesman with Mobil Oil Corp. for 34 years, died Sat., January 10, 1976. Wife, Katie Lee; daughter, Jo Ann Nosbusch; two brothers and two sisters; and two grandchildren. Lundberg Golden Door Chapel. 1/11/1976

McGUAN, John

16 August 1902 - 10 February 1976
Rosary for John McGuan, 74, will be in Sunnyside Mortuary, 614 E. Townley. Graveside rites will be Friday in Glendale Memorial Park, 7844 N. 61st Ave. Mr. McGuan, 805 N. Fourth St., a retired chemist, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1976, in his home. Survivors include a brother and a sister. The Arizona Republic Thursday, Feb. 12, 1976.

Mc KENZIE, Alva E.

Alva E. McKenzie, 84, who came here 46 years ago and had been a hard rock miner 30years in Ray and Superior, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1976, in Phoenix Memorial Hospital. Survivors of Mr. McKenzie, 515 S. First Ave., include his wife, Maud V.; a son, Charles Franklin McKenzie, Porterville, CA; a brother, Roy McKenzie, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Services Friday in A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. Interment Shawnee, Oklahoma. The Arizona Republic Thursday, Feb. 12, 1976.

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