PAPE, Elsie Mae

Elsie Mae Pape, 88, died June 27, 1978, in Valley View Hospital. Miss Pape moved to Youngtown in 1957 from Omaha, Nebraska, where she had been a secretary for the John Deere Co. She had also been secretary for Youngtown Community Fund Board, a member of the Eastern Star Past Matrons Club and Youngtown Community Church. Lundberg Golden Door Chapel. 6/29/1978.


Claypool -- Frank Parmenter, 85, died June 23, 1978, in Doctors Hospital in Phoenix. Born in Medina, Ohio, Mr. Parmenter moved to Arizona ten years ago from Laramie, Wyoming. He was formerly employed as a superintendent for the Monolith Cement Company and was a member of Laramie Lodge 3 A.F. and A.M., Shriner Knights Temple Alpha Chapter and Elks Lodge in Laramie. Survivors include his wife, Susan; stepchildren, Howard Doner and Marjorie Kroenlein; a brother; a sister and two step-grandchildren. Services and burial were in Wyoming. Published in the Arizona Republic 6/25/1978.


Mabel C. Patterson, 83, of 5217 N. 32nd Ave., died Thursday, March 31, 1977, in the Medicenter. Survived by children, Elizabeth Miller and Walter; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a sister and a brother. Services in Henryetta, Oklahoma. Published in the Arizona Republic 4/2/1977.


Thell C. Patterson, 67, former owner of Sand Tanks, AZ, died Sat., April 22, 1978. He was a retail clerk for Texas Liquors and moved to Arizona from California 22 years ago. He was a member of the Elks and Retail Clerks Union. Wife, Viola; two stepsons, Robert W. Loyd, Superior, and Edwin Loyd, Phoenix; two brothers, Raymond and Ralph, both of Van Buren, Arkansas; and two grandchildren. 4/25/1978.

PAULSEN, Earl Andrew

Earl Andrew Paulsen, 88, is survived by sons, Gerald W., Willard and Donald; four sisters and grandchildren. Published in the Arizona Republic 4/1/1977, C-5.

PEREZ, Stephanie Ann

Stephanie Ann Perez, 29, a native of Phoenix, died April 17, 1978, in Malibu, California. She is survived byparents, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Perez; a sister and a brother. Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home. The Phoenix Gazette Friday, April 21, 1978

PERSICH, Thomas Anthony

Thomas Anthony Persich, 73, of Sun City, died April 20, 1978, in Boswell Hospital. He moved here in 1967 from New Jersey where he had been in the shipbuilding industry 42 years. Wife, Grace; three sisters and a brother. Heritage Funeral Chapel. Services in Kingdom Hall, 13611 W. Elm, Surprise. The Phoenix Gazette Friday, April 21, 1978

PIERCE, Risden Wesley

15 Sep 1930 - 25 June 1978
Risden Wesley Pierce, 47, a Navy veteran who moved here 15 years ago from Oakland, Calif., and was a circulation manager for the Arizona Republic and The Phoenix Gazette, died June 25, 1978, in Phoenix Veterans Hospital. Mr. Pierce, 5525 W. Heatherbrae, is survived by his wife, Joanne; children, Debra, Matthew and Michael; stepchildren, Wendy and Lisa Martin; mother, Nedra Pierce; a sister and a brother. Private services in Meldrum Mortuary Chapel, Mesa. Published in The Arizona Republic 6/27/1978.

PITTS, Alice

Alice Pitts, 87, who moved to Phoenix from Oklahoma in 1933, died Sun., April 23, 1978, in a Phoenix hospital. She was a homemaker. Four daughters, Violet Baker, Leona Luginbhyl, Hazel Pendergraft and Ozella Whitlow; two sons, D. E. and Carl; 16 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Interment Memory Lawn. The Phoenix Gazette Monday, April 24, 1978