Obituaries

Marion Knight Cones

Marion Knight Cones

May 16, 1933 — October 23, 2014
Service: No Services

Marion Knight Cones, age 81, died peacefully in her sleep on October 23rd. Marion was born in London, Ontario, Canada, on May 16, 1933, to Horace and Marion Smith of Detroit, Michigan, while they were on vacation visiting relatives. She grew up in Hazel Park, MI, and graduated from Hazel Park High School. Marion had a deep desire to be a teacher. She graduated from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC, with a bachelor's degree in...

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Phyllis Joan Lawellin

Phyllis Joan Lawellin

August 17, 1937 — October 22, 2014
Service: November 1, 2014

It is with profound sadness and very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother Phyllis Joan Lawellin. She passed away peacefully in her sleep in Surprise Arizona, after a decade's long battle against the scourge of a disease, we call cancer. While we are heartbroken by her passing, we find comfort in knowing that she will no longer suffer through the pain and indignities that she...

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Veronica "Ronnie" Ann Pisarcik

Veronica "Ronnie" Ann Pisarcik

November 24, 1927 — October 22, 2014
Service: October 30, 2014

Veronica "Ronnie" Ann Pisarcik, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother died on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. She was 86. Ronnie was born on November 24, 1927 to Martin and Caroline Radvan in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. She grew up in Brookline, a suburb of Pittsburgh. She attended Elizabeth Seton Catholic High School, and graduated from University of Pittsburgh "Pitt "in 1949 with a degree in English. She married Stephen...

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David Skolnik

David Skolnik

April 3, 1948 — October 22, 2014
Service: October 25, 2014

David Skolnik, Peoria, Arizona passed away October 22, 2014, after a short but valiant attempt to defeat lung cancer. David was born April 3, 1948 in Seward, Nebraska to Frank C. and Marie R. Skolnik. In 1970 David married his high school sweetheart, Susan Tyrrell. He graduated from University of Nebraska School of Pharmacy in 1971 and was employed as a pharmacist in Seward until 1974 when they moved to Arizona. David is remembered for his...

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Ann Bode

Ann Bode

May 22, 1929 — October 21, 2014
Service: October 25, 2014

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Mary Helen Gutierrez

— October 19, 2014
Service: October 28, 2014

Mary Helen Gutierrez 68, of Phoenix AZ passed away on October 19, 2014. Mary loved gardening and spending time with her family. She is survived by her 3 sons Anthony Gutierrez (Pettina) Reyes Gutierrez Jr (Emily), Danny Gutierrez, 12 Grandchildren, and 6 Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Reyes Gutierrez Sr, and her Great Grandson Zaden. She was a devoted mother and loved her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren...

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Robert Conrad Kerker

Robert Conrad Kerker

December 19, 1923 — October 18, 2014
Service: October 30, 2014

Robert "Bob" Conrad Kerker age 90 of Phoenix, Arizona passed on to eternal life on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Born on December 19, 1923 in Metamora, Illinois to parents Ralph and Kathryn Kerker. Bob was born 3rd of 7 children. Bob was married to the love of his life, Edith Mary Mishler, on January 25, 1947 in Washington, Illinois. Together they were blessed with 4 beautiful daughters, Linda Suzanne, Diana Marie, Rebecca Kathryn and Lisa Ann...

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Ruth Louise Schuldt

Ruth Louise Schuldt

October 9, 1921 — October 18, 2014
Service: No Services

Ruth L. Schuldt, 93, passed away on October 18, 2014 at her daughter's home in Glendale, AZ. She was born on October 9, 1921, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Walter R. and Martha (Ause) Kettleson and later adopted by William E. and Margaret M. Cowling. She attended Central High School in Sioux City and was active in Rainbow Girls, serving as a Worthy Advisor and receiving the Grand Cross of Color. Ruth then attended Morningside College in Sioux City,...

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Frances Sheekey

September 11, 1940 — October 17, 2014
Service: October 21, 2014

Frances Marie, 74 of Peoria passed away 10/17/14. Frances has been married to the love of her life, Jim, since June 7, 1959. After years of traveling as a military wife, the family settled in Arizona in 1974. While her children were growing up, she was involved in their school classrooms, Scout troops, and religious education. One field trip was to Pioneer Village, where students caught her talking to the chickens. This was the subject of jokes...

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Bernie Leo Pittman

Bernie Leo Pittman

January 8, 1960 — October 14, 2014
Service: No Services

Bernie Leo Pittman, 54, of Stanfield, AZ, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 14th. Bernie was born January 8, 1960, in Casa Grande, AZ at Homako Hospital. He was the oldest child of Judy and Leo Pittman. Bernie enjoyed flying, off-roading and motorcycles. He was an accomplished pilot stating early in his life, teaching himself to fly before obtaining his pilot's license. He enjoyed ultra lights, gyro copters and fixed wing aircraft...

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