A Few Miscellaneous Biographies

CAFFELL, Ruth Belle

Ruth Belle Caffall, 87, of Phoenix, a retired cook, died March 17, 1998. She was born in Phoenix. Survivors include her daughters, margaret Rector and Barbara; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services have been held. Camelback Sunset Chapel Funeral Home. The Arizona Republic Sunday, March 22, 1998

CALLIN, Robert T.

Robert T. Callin was born in Findlay, Ohio on December 16, 1920, to Bertha and John Q. CALLIN. He went to be with the Lord on February 26, 2007. Bob lived in Fostoria, Ohio, until 6th grade, and then moved to a farm near Bowling Green, Ohio, until 9th grade when his family moved to Florida in 1935. He attended high school in Orlando and Winter Park, Florida, but instead of graduating from high school, he joined the National Guard in 1939. He spent most of 1940-41 in the Army Infantry. He transferred to the United States Air Force in July of 1941. He was stationed at Luke Field during the war, and was honorably discharged in 1945. Shortly after arriving at Luke, he began attending (then) Calvary Baptist Church in Glendale where he met Nancy WITTER, an Arizona native, originally from Peoria. They soon married and during the next four years had two children, Vicki and Ted. After the war the family moved to Plainview, Texas where Bob attended Wayland College. He attended Phoenix College in 1948-49 and Grand Canyon College from 1949-1951. He was a member of the college choir and also in the first graduating class of five members while the college was still in Prescott. While at Grand Canyon he served as Student Body President and was voted Mr. Campus Favorite. He received his Masters Degree later from ASU. Bob was dedicated to education and instilled that value in his family. Having accepted Jesus as his Savior at the age of 14, Bob felt called to the ministry and pastored a small Baptist church in Hayden, AZ, from 1951-1953. After attending Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary from 1953-54, he moved his family back to Glendale and taught at Sullivan Elementary School in Phoenix for two years, then moved to the Glendale Elementary District where he taught most of his career at Sine Elementary. He retired in 1981. Bob and Nancy took special joy in cross-country trips in their motor home, and frequently took their grandchildren along on their many adventures. Bob and Nancy were married for 62 years before she passed away in 2004. Also predeceasing him are his parents, John and Bertha Callin, his sister Yvonne, his brother Norman, and his niece Virginia. Still here and missing him terribly are his daughter, Vicki HUNT and husband Tom; his son Ted Callin and wife Barbara; his grandchildren and great grandchildren Jeff VINCK, wife Tabor and daughter Addison; Tad Callin, wife Kate and children Cambria, Seamus, Lars and Mileady; Katie THOMPSON, husband Barry and children Ryan, Macie and Reagan; Sara HOBBS, husband Billy and children Caleb and Riley; and Chad VINCK and wife Carolyn. He also leaves behind a niece, Marilyn CARDWELL who lives in Atlanta, and a dear friend and "best buddy," Ruby GUYNES. He also leaves behind so very many dear friends whose lives he has touched over the years. Bob CALLIN had a gift for inspiring, encouraging, and embracing others. The world will be a less bright place without him in it. He will surely be missed. The good news that he would want everyone to know is that he is in heaven with Jesus-so don't worry about him. Private family burial will take place at Resthaven Park in Glendale. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Ironwood Camp, c/o Calvary Baptist Church, 8412 W. Washington, Peoria, AZ 85345. Published in The Arizona Republic on 3/4/2007.

CANEZ, Margarita Amado

Margarita Amado Canez, 89, of Phoenix, a homemaker, died Mar. 24, 1998. She was born in Old Glory. Survivors include her brothers, Gildardo and Manuel Amado; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation and Rosary Sunday, Cole and Maud Mortuary, 215 S. Washington St., Casa Grande. Services Monday, Mountain View Cemetery, 15506 Skyway Ave., Casa Grande. The Arizona Republic Saturday, March 28, 1998

CASE, Shirley Stipek

Shirley Stipek Case, 74, born May 24, 1931 in Lincoln, Nebraska, moved to Phoenix in 1934. She attended both Phoenix Union and North High School, graduating in 1949. She later attended the University of Arizona, where she was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority, and completed her education degree at Arizona State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Shirley married Williby Case in 1950. Shirley lived several years in Yuma, where she was instrumental in the restoration of the historical Customs House through her work with The Assistance League. Shirley is survived by her children: Susan, Anne Tonia, Margaret, Bill, and her grandson, Joshua. Because Shirley dedicated her life to her children and homeless animals, the family asks that donations be made in her name to the Arizona Humane Society and the Sun Cities Animal Rescue (S.C.A.R.) organizations. No memorial service scheduled. Greenwood Memory Lawn Mortuary. Published in The Arizona Republic on 9/21/2005.

CASTLEMAN, Cindia Maria

Cindia Maria Castleman, age 37, adored by her two-year-old son Noah and husband Ken, received her great reward and passed over to live forever in absolute love with our Lord on Friday, October 21, 2005. Cindia lived her life each day as an example of sweet kindness, caring thoughtfulness and unconditional love that came naturally for her. Cindia surpassed her own goodness on a daily basis and everyone who knew her soon realized they were blessed to have her in their life. She was a mother who loved her sweet son with boundless love and her husband with a caring that grew stronger and deeper through each of their 13 years. Cindia fought so hard and for so long to stay with us but in the end it was her time to receive the wonderful love from the Lord that she had given to all of us throughout her life. She was born on January 28, 1968 in Panorama City, California, grew up in North Hollywood and moved to Phoenix in 1990. Cindia was employed at Honeywell for 14 years with assignments of increasing responsibility and was respected for achieving exceptional results. Through the years many special coworkers and others learned of Cindia's sweetness and love of laughter and blessed her with their friendship. While working full time she earned her bachelors degree from Arizona State University while maintaining her priorities of wife and mother. Cindia was an angel who never tired. She is survived by her husband Ken, son Noah, parents Kathy and Kurt Staudinger, sisters Pearl and Diana, nephew Benjamin, sister-in-law Emilie, mother and step-father in-law Martha and Bill Goodman, father and step-mother in-law Dale and Carolyn and many very dear friends. Visitation and services were at Serenity Mausoleum Chapel in Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, 719 N. 27th Ave., Phx, AZ. Published in The Arizona Republic on 10/26/2005.

CASTRO, Fernando

Fernando Castro was born August 26, 1947, and died September 12, 2006. He graduated from Glendale High School in 1965 and Arizona Sate University 1973. Served in the US Army (82nd Airborne Division) during Vietnam. Employed as IBM Engineer, Pima Community College SBDC Director, Pima County Economic Development Administrator. City Manager of Nogales, Vice President of HHH Steel, and City Manager of the City of South Tucson. Survived by Rosalee, wife and best friend of 38 years; sons, John David (Sherri) and Ben Aaron (Holly); grandchildren, Bria, Adrianna and Nathaniel CASTRO and Kaci IRBY. Also survived by mother, Consuelo; brother, Humberto and sister, Carmen. Board member of Catholic Cemeteries and Pima County Community Reinvestment. Past Board member of Southern Arizona Community Foundation and Pio Decimo Center. Past member and President of St. Margaret's Parish Association, South Tucson Lion's Club and Menlo Park PTO. Member in good standing of the South Tucson Alumni Association. He is deeply loved and will be missed by his family and friends. Viewing and visitation at Martinez Funeral Chapels. A Rosary and Mass was offered Saturday, September 16, 2006 at St. Margaret's Catholic Church. Private Cremation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Martinez Funeral Chapels, 2580 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ. Published in The Arizona Republic from 9/15/2006.


William A. 'Daddy B. Billy' Cavalliere was born October 11, 1912 at the Cavalliere Blacksmith Shop in Old Scottsdale and lived in the area all of his life. At the time of his passing he was the oldest living male native of Scottsdale, Arizona. Billy was the son of the late George S. and Mary Alice SPENCE CAVALLIERE. Billy graduated from Scottsdale High School, Class of 1932. He also attended Arizona State College at Tempe, now known as ASU, and received two degrees: in 1937 a Bachelors Degree in Education and in 1948 a Masters Degree in Education. He began teaching at ASU in 1945 in the Technology and Applied Sciences Department and retired Professor Emeritus in 1978. Billy was married from 1937 to 1961 to Jerre JORDAN CAVALLIERE and they had two sons, Spence Oakley CAVALLIERE and Vince Albert CAVALLIERE, who preceded him in death. Professor Emeritus William A. Cavalliere passed away at his home on July 26, 2006 at the age of 93. Three sisters preceded him in death, Alice CAVALLIERE, Dorothy CAVALLIERE KETCHUM ROBERTS, and Baby Girl CAVALLIERE, who is buried in the Old Pioneer Cemetery in Scottsdale; three brothers, Frank CAVALLIERE, Robert (Little) CAVALLIERE, and Albert (Big) CAVALLIERE. He also had two brothers, George R. (Doc) CAVALLIERE of Scottsdale and Fred William (Yam) CAVALLIERE of Humboldt, Arizona, who survived him; three grandchildren, Lawton William CAVALLIERE, Connie CAVALLIERE JENSON, and Bryan William CAVALLIERE; 7 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is buried at Paradise Memorial Gardens in Scottsdale. Published in The Arizona Republic from 7/28/2006 - 7/30/2006.

CAZARES, Joel Guadalupe

Joel Guadalupe Cazares, 23, of Casa Grande, an employee at Pinal Air Park, died July 24, 1998. He was born in Mexico. Survivors include his daughters, Jomida Ramos, Arianna and Ashley; mother, Maria; sisters, Cynthia, Maria, Marcia, Lorena, and Karla; brother, Larry; and grandparents. Mass Wednesday, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Casa Grande. Cole and Maud Mortuary, Casa Grande. The Arizona Republic Wednesday, July 29, 1998 B4


Martha Jane Chandler, 73, died April 10, 2011, at Bisbee Copper Queen Hospital. Martha was born March 23, 1938, in Phoenix, Ariz., to Andrew (Jack) Jackson Squire and Lula M. Squire. She Attended Riverside Elementary, Phoenix Union High School and obtained a degree in English and history from Grand Canyon College. She became a school teacher and taught school all over Arizona. She then started a career in tax preparation and became a tax consultant. Jane had deep roots in Southeastern Arizona as she spent many summers at her family's ranch in Paul Spur, outside of Douglas, Ariz., while growing up. When she decided to open a tax preparation business, she naturally returned to the area she loved and opened in Bisbee in 1986. She was a small business owner in Bisbee, Sierra Vista, Douglas and Laveen, Ariz. Helping people became her greatest passion until the day she passed. Martha is survived by her husband, James D. Chandler; daughters, Jackee Lu Chandler and Jane Marie (Bridgette) Broyles; and grandson, Joshua E. Broyles. Visitation and services were at A.L. Moore Grimshaw, 710 West Bethany Home Road, Phoenix. Graveside services at Greenwood Cemetery, Phoenix. Sierra Vista Herald, April 16, 2011

James M. Chapman

James M. Chapman, 52, of Phoenix, an architect, died March 17, 1998. He was born in South Bend, Ind., and was an Army veteran. Survivors include his parents, Katherine and Evart; and brothers, John and Raymond. Services Friday, Whitney and Murphy Arcadia Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. American Cancer Society, 2929 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Whitney and Murphy Arcadia Funeral Home. The Arizona Republic Friday, March 20, 1998

CHAPMAN, Edward Gene

Edward Gene Chapman, 62, a maintenance man, died March 21, 1998. He was born in Hutchinson, Kansas, and was an Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Sally Ann; daughter, Susan E. WALTERS; sons, Fred E. WHEELER, Robert E., Lonnie L. and Glenn E.; parents, Ruth and Hobart; sisters, Velva Jean; brothers, John Anderson and James; and four grandchildren. Services: Saturday, Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 601 S. Cooper Road, Gilbert. Aaron Cremation and Burial Services. The Arizona Republic Tuesday, March 24, 1998

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