KAHLE, Ethel Mae

Peoria -- Ethel Mae Kahle, 76, an Arizona resident for six years, died Dec. 7, 1982, at Boswell Hospital. She was born in Maiden, Massachusetts, and moved to Peoria from Cheyenne, Wyoming. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sun City. Survived by her daughter, Barbara A., of Peoria; son-in-law, Martin Mondor of CA; and two grandchildren. 12/9/1982.

KAMERER, George B.

George B. Kamerer, 82, a salesman with Blair Displays in St. Louis, Missouri, died Oct. 7, 1982. Wife, Irene; daughter, Sondra L. DeJARDIN; a brother; a sister; five grandchildren; nieces and nephews. The Phoenix Gazette 10/9/1982.

KAMIN, Sylvia

Sylvia Kamin, 72, a homemaker, died Oct. 12, 1982. She moved to Phoenix seven years ago from Gary, Indiana. Husband, Harold; sons, Donald, Allan and Burton; three grandchildren. Published in the Phoenix Gazette 10/13/1982.

KAPUT, Vera Marie

Vera Marie Kaput, 73, was born in Iowa and moved to Arizona from Minnesota two years ago. She died Nov. 21, 1982. She was employed for many years by the Hormel Meat Packing Co. in Minnesota. Survived by two daughters, Nancy Winjum, Phoenix, and Delores Fero, Tonka Bay, Minnesota; son, Roland Kaput of Cottage Grove, Minnesota; two brothers, Harold and Loren Smith of Phoenix; and two sisters out of state; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Entombment Green Acres Memorial Gardens. 11/23/1982.

KASTER, Velma C.

Velma C. Kaster, 73, a homemaker, died Dec. 5, 1982. She was born in Promise City, Iowa, and moved to Phoenix 30 years ago from Iowa where she was a member of the Rebekah Lodge for more than 50 years. Survivors include a sister, Opal K. Tuttle, Ukiah, CA. 12/10/1982.

KEE, Elmer

Eloy -- Services for Elmer Kee, 68, who died Feb. 2, 1982, in Maricopa County Hospital, were in Eloy Memorial Park. Mr. Kee was born in Oklahoma and lived in the Eloy area 35 years. He was a truck driver. Survivors include a son, Danny; two daughters, Mary Greenwald and Lana Pyles; two brothers and eight grandchildren. Valley Funeral Home in Eloy made arrangements. The Arizona Republic Feb 4, 1982.

KEEFE, Bernice M.

Bernice M. Keefe, 73, was born in Beatrice, Nebraska, and moved to Phoenix from Ferndale, Michigan, 20 years ago. Daughters, Joan BLANZY and Mary Ann HAMMOND; a brother and nine grandchildren. 12/7/1982.

KEENAN, Edward Bernard

Mass for Edward Bernard Keenan, 59, an assistant golf pro at the Phoenix Country Club from 1950 to 1973, was said today. Keenan, a Phoenix resident, died Thursday, September 30, 1982, in a Valley hospital. He moved to Phoenix in 1949 from his native Ohio. He was a member of the Professional Golfers Association and was an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his two daughters, Kimberly and Mary Kathleen of Portland, Oregon; three brothers, James, Francis and Robert Keenan; and a sister, Anne Mae Coleman. Funeral mass in St. Thomas ... The Arizona Republic Saturday, October 2, 1982.

KEGARIES, Dr. Donald L.

Scottsdale -- Dr. Donald L. Kegaries, 78, who was a past president of the South Dakota Society of Internal Medicine, died Jan. 5, 1982, in Scottsdale Christian Nursing Home. Dr. Kegaries, 5127 N. 83rd St., practiced medicine in Rapid City, South Dakota, until retiring here in 1975. He was a member of the Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ, the Rotary, the Shrine and several professional societies. He was a graduate of Penn State University in 1926 and Jerfferson Medical College at Philadelphia in 1929. He received a three-year fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, where he received a master of science degree in internal medicine in 1933. Survivors include his wife, Helen; children, Connie GODSELL, Sally REA and David, and four grandchildren. Services in Messinger Mortuary Chapel, 7601 E. Indian School, Dr. Alan BOND, officiating. Memorials to Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ. Published in the Arizona Republic, Thursday, January 7, 1982.

KEGLEY, Louis R.

Tempe -- Louis E. Kegley, 70, a retired Maricopa County deputy sheriff, died Dec. 17, 1982, at Veterans Medical Center. He was born in Faribault, Minnesota, and moved to Arizona 29 years ago. He was an Army World War II veteran. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, American Legion, VFW, Disabled American Veterans, and Masonic Lodge No. 45. Survived by his wife, Elaine, and son, Barry. Services in LeCenter, Minnesota. 12/18/1982.

KELLER, Melva G.

Scottsdale -- Melva G. Keller, 73, died Dec. 20, 1982. She was born in Toledo, Ohio, and moved to Arizona from Santa Monica, California, five years ago. Son, Dr. William KELLER; a sister. Green Acres Mortuary in Scottsdale. 12/23/1982.


Allen Kelling, 47, an Ohio native, moved to Phoenix from Michigan six years ago. Daughters, Ann, Elizabeth, Candace and Dawn; mother, Catherine; a sister; two brothers; grandchild. 12/7/1982.

KELLY, Charles F.

Glendale -- Charles F. Kelly, 68, a retired mechanic for Tanner Brothers Construction, was born in Iowa and moved to Arizona 31 years ago from Illinois. He died Nov. 21, 1982. Survived by wife, Dorothy; son, John; three sisters and three grandchildren. Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6290 W. Northern. 11/23/1982.

KELLY, Clifford B.

Clifford B. Kelly, 51, of Phoenix, a real estate broker, died Feb. 2, 1982, in his home. He was born in New York City and came to Phoenix in 1968. He was a graduate of Fordham University in New York. Survivors include his wife, Kathleen; children, Beth, Sean, Clifford, Jr., Karen Slobhan and Kathy; mother, Elizabeth Kelly; two sisters and a brother. Camelback Sunset Chapel. Mass at Brophy High School, 4701 N. Central. St. Francis Cemetery. Feb. 5, 1982.

KELLY, Edward Francis

Mesa -- Mass for Edward Francis Kelly, 67, who retired after 40 years as a mechanical engineer for the Chicago Board of Education, was in Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1244 S. Power Rd. Mr. Kelly was born in Chicago and died Jan. 31, 1982, in Desert Samaritan Hospital. He moved to Mesa in 1980 and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife, Ellen; sons, Edward F., Jr. of Vancouver, WA, Richard of Paradise Valley, AZ, and Brian of Chehalis, WA; two grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Helen Walters of Chicago, IL. Larry C. Melcher Mortuary made arrangements. Entombment 6625 E. Apache Trail, Mesa. The AZ Republic Feb. 3, 1982.


Mae A. Kelly, 80, was born in New York and moved to Sun City in 1979 from New York City. Daughter, Joy EKIN; son, Tony; a sister. 12/17/1982.

KELM, Edward G.

Edward G. Kelm, 61, a retired Glendale Union High School District employee, died Dec. 6, 1982. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, and moved to Phoenix in 1955. He was a U. S. Army World War II veteran. Wife, Doris; daughter, Linda KELM TANLER; son, Dennis; two sisters; a brother. 12/7/1982.

KELSEY, Benjamin F.

Benjamin F. Kelsey, 76, a retired insurance agent, died Jan. 16, 1982, in Phoenix Baptist Hospital. Mr. Kelsey was born in Xenia, Ohio, and came to Phoenix in 1945. He was an Army veteran and a member of the Masons Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Lee; children, Carol Drouillard, Prem Sumitra and Richard; a brother; two sisters; and a granddaughter. Feb. 1, 1982.


Mesa -- Services for Doris Kendall, 69, who died Jan. 31, 1982, in Mesa Lutheran Hospital, were in Green Acres Mortuary Chapel, 401 N. Hayden, Scottsdale. Mrs. Kendall was born in Forest River, N.D., and came here 17 years ago from California. She is survived by her husband, Loris E., Mesa; daughter, Kathy Zorn and son, Bruce of Phoenix; brothers, Arthur L. Chapman, Robert E. Chapman, and John L. Chapman, all out of state; three grandchildren. Services Green Acres Mortuary, Scottsdale. Interment Green Acres Memorial Gardens. Contributions to American Cancer Society. The AZ Republic Feb. 3, 1982.

KENDALL, Everett R.

Casa Grande -- Services for Everett R. Kendall, 69, who died Feb. 2, 1982 in St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix were in Cole & Maud Chapel here. Mr. Kendall was born in Clearlake, OK, and lived in Arizona 58 years. He was a retired carpenter. Survivors include his wife, Mary; a daughter, Shirley Newsone; two sons, Bill and ROnald; four brothers and two sisters; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The Arizona Republic Feb 4, 1982.

KENNEDY, Dr. Daniel Joseph, D.D.S.

Dr. Daniel Joseph Kennedy, a pedodontist, died Oct. 13, 1982, in his Phoenix home. He was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and moved to Phoenix 21 years ago from Alington Heights, Illinois. He attended the University of Notre Dame and the University of Detroit School of Dentistry. He served in World War II. Wife, Betty Lea; son, Daniel III; daughter, Barbara Lea Kennedy; three grandchildren. The Phoenix Gazette 10/1/1982.

KENNEDY, Harold J.

Sun City -- Harold J. Kennedy, 80, of 10127 Ironwood Dr., died Feb. 4, 1982, in Boswell Hospital. He had been assistant treasurer for General Motors for 39 years. Mr. Kennedy was born in Canada and came to Arizona 13 years ago. He was a member of the Knights Templar, Masons, Shriners, Elks, the Sun City Homeowners Association, and the Sun City Country Club. Survived by wife, Pauline of Sun City; brother, Albert Douglas Kennedy of Mamaroneck, NY. Services held Saturday at Sunland Mausoleum Chapel. Lundberg Mortuary, Golden Door Chapel, Youngtown. Memorials to Sunshine Services. The AZ Republic Sat., 2/6/1982.

KENNEDY, R. Lawrence

Survived by wife, Irene; sons, Sherman Lambly of New Boston, Michigan, and Ray Weiss of Mesa; daughter, Salty Seriani, Payson, AZ. Entombment White Chapel Memorial Cemetery, Troy, Michigan. The AZ Republic 11/27/1982. This obituary also published as "LAWRENCE, Kennedy R."

KENNEDY, Strelsa McMahon

Strelsa McMahon Kennedy, 52, a third grade teacher in the Sunland School in Roosevelt District, died Sunday, Oct. 17, 1982, in a Valley hospital. Mrs. Kennedy has been a Phoenix resident since she moved to Phoenix from her native Chicago in 1950. Survivors include her mother, Rosa McMahon, and a brother. Burial Greenwood Memorial Park. The Phx Gazette 10/22/1982.

KERR, Roy Lee

Chandler -- Services for Roy Lee Kerr, 48, who owned Kerr's TV Sales & Service in Chandler, will be in Bueler Mortuary Chapel, 14 W. Hulet Drive. Mr. Kerr, of Chandler, died January 1, 1982, while visiting in Lake Havasu City. He was born in Kentucky and came to Arizona 23 years ago. Survivors include his wife, Joan; daughter, Julie Ann HUETT; stepchildren, Sandy McCAULEY, Carol ARMANDA, Kathy and David ROTH; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy KERR; a sister and two brothers. 5-Jan-1982


Glendale -- Bessie May Kerstetter, 86, died Nov. 30, 1982. She was born in Durango, CO, and moved to Phoenix from Florence, CO, in 1926. Husband, William R.; daughters, Olive Gage, Bessie Wood and Shirley Searino; two sisters; three brothers; three grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Gravesides services were in Phoenix Memorial Park. 12/5/1982.

KESSLER, Christian C.

Christian C. Kessler, 73, a retired captain with the Merchant Marine and a coast Guard officer, died Dec. 19, 1982. He was born in Denmark and moved to Arizona from Louisiana 20 years ago. He had been employed as a physical therapist the past ten years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the Scottsdale First Southern Baptist Church. He is survived by a sister and a brother. 12/21/1982.

KESSLER, Theodore

24 May 1893 - 19 Dec 1982
Theodore Kessler, survived by wife, Mathilda of Sun City; daughters, Dorothy Perk of N. M., Eleanor Zrout of Illinois, Jo Ann Minervini of Florida, and Corinne Hoy of Louisiana; sons Clarence of Pennsylvania and Edgar of Texas; 16 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Interment Sunland Memorial Park. 12/21/1982. Obituary also printed as RESSLER, Theodore


Mark A. Kestler, 22, a heavy vehicle operator for Sperry Flight Systems, was found dead Saturday, Oct. 23, 1982. Services for Kestler, 501 W. Gleneagles Drive, will be Tuesday in Grimshaw Bethany Chapel, 710 W. Bethany Home. A native of Phoenix, he was a 1978 graduate of Thunderbird High School. He completed training for heavy equipment operations and was a certified tractor-trailer operator. Survivors include his parents, Bernie and Bev, and a brother, Paul; aunts, Miriam Ochota, Sedona; sister Isabelle Kestler, Ft. Wayne, Indiana; and Doris Lawson; uncles Joe Ochota, Sedona; Bob Lawson, Elk Grove, ILlinois; brother, Paul Kestler. Phoenix Memorial services 10 a.m. Tuesday Grimshaw Bethany Chapel. Published Monday, Oct. 25, 1982.

KEYES, Theresa Frances

Theresa Frances Keyes, 90, a homemaker, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 1982. She was born in Chicago and moved to Youngtown in 1958 from Napa, California. She was a member of St. Joachim and St. Anne Catholic Church in Sun City and Queen of the Holy Rosary Sodality. Survivors include her sister, Christine Wilkens, and a niece. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. The Phoenix Gazette Oct. 16, 1982.

KILEY, Dennis Joseph

Dennis Joseph Kiley, 85, an assembler for Remington Rand Corp, died Dec. 20, 1982. He retired in 1959. He was born in Middleville, New York, and moved to Glendale three years ago. He was a member of the Elks and the Knights of Columbus. Wife, Marie; sons, Jack and Thomas; a sister, two brothers; eight grandchildren. 12/23/1982.

KIMBALL, Ruth H., 83

Mesa -- Ruth H. Kimball, 83, former secretary of MonDak Mobile Home Park Assoc. in Mesa for 18 years, died Oct. 27, 1982, at Good Samaritan Hospital. Mrs. Kimball was born in Bunker Hill, Illinois, and moved to Mesa from Beach, N.D., in 1961. She was a member of the Velda Rose United Methodist Church. Services were at the church. Chapel of Prayer Funeral Home handled the local arrangements. Interment Beach, North Dakota. 10/30/1982.

KIMBER, Marian C.

Safford -- Marian C. Kimber, 80, a retired Navy surgical nurse, died Dec. 24, 1982. She was born in Big Prairie, Ohio, and moved to Safford in 1966. She was a graduate of Mansfield General Hospital Nursing School in Ohio. She was a member of the Church of Christ, Daughter of the American Revolution and the Mayflower Society. Husband, Ryall; three nieces and a nephew. 12/28/1982.

KIMES, Kenneth

Scottsdale -- Kenneth F. Kimes, 61, who was the sales promotion manager for Armour-Dial Co., a firm he had been with 19 years, died Dec. 31, 1981, in Scottsdale Memorial Hospital. Mr. Kimes, 6419 E. Gary, moved here nine years ago from Chicago. He received a master's degree in music from Northwestern University in his native Illinois. He was an author of music books and taught piano. He was a World War II Navy veteran. Survivors include his wife, Marjory; children, Karyl Lynn, of Scottsdale and William of California; mother, Irene Kimes, Green Lake, Wisconsin; and a brother, Carl W., of Green Lakes, Wisconsin and Sedona, Arizona. Rosary was in Messinger Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School. Mass in St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 11001 N. 40th St., Phoenix. Family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society. Published in The Arizona Republic Friday, January 1, 1982.

KING, Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln King, 55, who worked for Capitol Castings Foundry for 11 years, died Dec. 21, 1982. He was born in Ohio and moved to Arizona 20 years ago. He was a member of an Eagles Lodge. Daughters, Sheryl WHITE, Wanda MACE, Mary HODGES; sons, John HOWLETT and Terry, Harold, John and William FOUTCH; a sister; two brothers; 14 grandchildren. 12/23/1982.

KING, Marjorie 11/1982.

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