Obituaries

Gary Lee Sundberg

Gary Lee Sundberg

October 15, 1943 — November 25, 2014
Service: December 15, 2014

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Carmen Figueroa

Carmen Figueroa

October 4, 1962 — November 23, 2014
Service: November 29, 2014

Carmen Figueroa, 52, of Glendale, Arizona, passed away November 23, 2014. Carmen is survived by her husband Marvin Pacheco; sons David Figueroa & Miguel Pacheco; daughter Vanessa Pacheco; 6 granddaughters Etta, Zoe, Faith, Jasmine, Filomena & Violetta and brother Alejo Cordero. Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Heritage Funeral Chapel.

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SAMUEL TSOSIE, SR.

SAMUEL TSOSIE, SR.

— November 23, 2014
Service: November 26, 2014

Samuel Tsosie Sr. age 91, departed this life on Sunday November 23, 2014 in Prescott AZ. He was born on Friday May 18, 1923 to Balone Begay Sam served in the United States Marine Corps, with the 1st Marine Division with 2nd Battalion 5th Navajo Code Talker, with service in the Pacific theater, Sam also worked with the Public Health Service in Winslow for 40 years and retired from Indian Health Service. He is preceded in death by his wife, one...

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Linda Elaine Mangin

Linda Elaine Mangin

August 26, 1952 — November 22, 2014
Service: November 29, 2014

Linda Elaine (Hutchison) Mangin, 62, passed away Nov. 22, 2014, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family. Linda's beauty, kindness and generosity were matched only by her strength as she bravely battled cancer for nearly a year. Born Aug. 26, 1952, Linda was the first daughter of 8 children of Timothy and Beatrice Hutchison. At 16, she met her loving husband, Gary Mangin, at the movie theater at Christown Mall. They...

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Leocadia "Lee" Aleksa

Leocadia "Lee" Aleksa

January 28, 1930 — November 21, 2014
Service: November 28, 2014

Leocadia "Lee" Aleksa, 84, of Peoria, passed away on November 21, 2014. She was born on January 28, 1930 to William and Leocadia (Misewicz) Lukas in Chicago, IL. She was preceded in death by her husband Ed Aleksa, son Bernie Aleksa, sister Harriet Petrila and brother Ed Lukas. Lee is survived by her sons, Robert (Nancy) Aleksa, Brian (Paula) Aleksa, 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 28,...

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Carl Melvin Clingman

July 28, 1948 — November 20, 2014
Service: November 26, 2014

Carl Melvin Clingman was born in Prescott Arizona to Lois and Gerald Melvin Clingman on July 28, 1948. He resided most of his life in Chino Valley and always laughingly said that he was too poor to leave. He served our country in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Washington, California and Texas. He was deployed to Vietnam in March of 1968 until March of 1969. Upon returning to civilian life in Arizona, he held a number of jobs until he...

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Rusty Alston

Rusty Alston

September 3, 1977 — November 17, 2014
Service: November 24, 2014

Rusty Alston passed away at his home on November 17. He was born in Florence, AZ on September 3, 1977 to Brenda (Luck) and Mike Alston. Rusty enjoyed football, especially watching the Bears and relaxing with a beer. He helped coach Little League Baseball in Florence. He proudly served our Nation in the Army. Rusty loved his family and his children were his world. He is preceded in death by his mother. He is survived by his wife, Sally...

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Rena Kathleen "Kathy" Olson

Rena Kathleen "Kathy" Olson

October 6, 1954 — November 16, 2014
Service: November 22, 2014

Rena Kathleen "Kathy" Olson, 60, of Kearny died at home on Nov. 16, 2014. Mrs. Olson was born in Dinuba, California, to Basil Gerdine and Betty Lou (Cude) Kent. She worked for the Arizona Department of Economic Security for more than 30 years and enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding horses. A lover of music, she enjoyed singing and dancing at family gatherings. She loved her grandchildren and the "Memaw Time" with each one. Survivors include...

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Patrick George Carpenter

Patrick George Carpenter

April 2, 1926 — November 15, 2014
Service: December 5, 2014

Patrick George Carpenter, 88 of Peoria, AZ went to be with the Lord on November 15, 2014. Patrick was born on April 2, 1926 in Gallup, NM and served his country during WWII in the Navy 1944-1946. His wife Julia predeceased him on March 10, 2014. He is survived by his children: Patrice Carpenter, Theodore Carpenter (Susan), Katrina Carpenter, Colleen Fisher (Bill) and Patrick Carpenter II (Gina); 9 grandchildren and 3 great granddaughters. He...

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James Edward Graham

James Edward Graham

February 9, 1950 — November 14, 2014
Service: November 29, 2014

James Edward Graham of Glendale, Arizona began a new journey November 14, 2014. His life journey began February 9, 1950 in South Bend, Indiana. Jim was a rock and roll sort of man who had a passion for RC planes and CB/Ham radios. During his time in the Air Froce, Jim honorably served a tour in Vietnam. In his later years, Jim was an avid television watcher; sports (boxing, football and golf), westerns and COPS always caught his attention. ...

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