Obituaries

Dale  Lynn Carstens

Dale Lynn Carstens

January 5, 1939 — March 24, 2015
Service: No Services

DL Carstens, 76, passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 24, 2015. He was born on January 5, 1939 in Oaktown, IN to Geraldine and Mack Carstens. He married Jane Byers on January 9, 1960. They lived their lives together in Indiana, California and Ohio until settling in the late 1960's in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Lynn graduated from Oaktown High School, Vincennes University and Purdue University. He spent most of his career...

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Mary Frances Matern

Mary Frances Matern

September 11, 1926 — March 22, 2015
Service: March 28, 2015

Mary Frances Matern, 88, of Glendale, AZ passed away on March 22, 2015. She was born on September 11, 1926 to Henry and Frances (Beeler) Lingg in Pullman, WA. Mary loved riding horses and freehand painting. She was preceded in death by her husband Ted. Mary is survived by her daughters, Linda Wingo and Barbara Burstad; 2 granddaughters, Julia Hunter and Andrea Cochlin and 3 great grandchildren. Memorial service will be held on Saturday,...

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Ninfa Lina Giannone

Ninfa Lina Giannone

September 29, 1940 — March 20, 2015
Service: March 26, 2015

Ninfa Lina Giannone entered into this life on September 29, 1940 in Sicily, Italy and entered into rest March 20, 2015 in Sun City, Arizona. She is survived by her husband, Emanuele Giannone, son, Joe Giannone, daughter, Frances Figuccio, and 5 grandchildren, 3 sisters, Graziela, Giovanna and Maria. She was predeceased by 3 brothers, Franco, Jacomino and Giatano.

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Ida Florence Lusciandrello

Ida Florence Lusciandrello

November 10, 1920 — March 20, 2015
Service: March 24, 2015

Ida Florence Lusciandrello, 94, of Glendale, passed away on March 20, 2015. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 24 at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria from 4:00pm until 8:00pm, with a prayer service at 7:00pm. Funeral services and interment will be held at a later date in New Jersey.

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Juan Francisco "Frank" Iniquez

Juan Francisco "Frank" Iniquez

June 16, 1924 — March 14, 2015
Service: March 20, 2015

Juan Francisco "Frank" Iniguez, beloved husband, father, tata, ito, compadre and tio, died peacefully on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 90 ½ years of age. Frank was born June 16, 1924, was an Arizona native from Miami, AZ. During the 1930's and 1940's he lived in both Tepic, Nayarit and Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico until he returned to Arizona in 1949. Frank had many talents, an excellent swimmer, dancer and inventor and had a beautiful tenor...

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Barbara Uden

Barbara Uden

June 28, 1938 — March 13, 2015
Service: No Services

Barbara Elizabeth (Musso) Uden, of Prescott Valley, Arizona, entered the gates of Heaven on Friday, March 13th, 2015, after 14 months of fighting breast cancer. Barbara was born in San Bernardino, California in 1938, attended Pacific High School and went on to graduate from then San Diego State College with a Kindergarten – Primary School Teaching Credential. While in college, she became a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority to whom she...

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Nephi Simeon Allen

Nephi Simeon Allen

August 25, 1918 — March 12, 2015
Service: March 21, 2015

Allen, Nephi Simeon 96, of Peoria, Arizona passed away on March 12, 2015. Nephi Simeon Allen--Family Man, Church Leader, Entrepreneur, Friend. It is with emotion mixed with sadness, gratitude, amazement and love that we announce the passing of Nephi Simeon Allen on March 12th, 2015. He entered this life in Salt Lake City, Utah on August 25th, 1918, one of the seven children of Elizabeth Skidmore Hardy and Heber Simeon Allen. That was the...

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Cherie Litman

Cherie Litman

March 16, 1951 — March 12, 2015
Service: No Services

Charyl Elizabeth Litman known as "Cherie" entered into life on March 16, 1951 in Rapid City, South Dakota and entered into rest on March 12, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. She is survived by her husband; Guy Raymond Litman.

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Helen Brauch

Helen Brauch

October 12, 1926 — March 11, 2015
Service: No Services

Helen Brauch, 88, of Phoenix peacefully passed away on March 11, 2015 surrounded by family. Helen was born in Maywood, Illinois in 1926 to Herbert and Vera Chapman. She lived most of her adult life in Santa Clara, CA where she and her husband Harry raised their family. They retired to Jamestown, CA in 1984 and Helen moved to Phoenix, AZ in 2005 following Harry's passing. Helen enjoyed sewing, crocheting, making flower arrangements and watching...

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Clara Valdez Jimenez

Clara Valdez Jimenez

June 24, 1911 — March 10, 2015
Service: March 14, 2015

She was number eight of 11 siblings, raised in Winkleman, Arizona to the parents of Jose and Guadalupe Valdez and given the name of Lillian (Clara) Valdez, born on June 24, 1911 who would have turned 104 years young this year. Clara's life was centered on family, friends and her strong faith. This family historian was a simple, humble, compassionate woman who believed in a strong work ethic, the golden rule of "one should treat others as one...

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