Obituaries

Daniela Maria Burman

August 2, 1956 — August 21, 2014
Service: No Services

Daniela Maria Burman, 58, of Casa Grande died at home on August 21, 2014. The funeral service was held this past Wednesday at 50 S. Candlestick Drive. Mrs. Burman was born on August 2, 1956. A resident of the area since 1996, she was a kitchen supervisor and formerly worked in retail. Survivors include her husband, Michael Burman, Sr.; two sons, Kenneth Crouch of Maricopa and Michael Burman II of Florida; a sister, Sheila Baierlein of Peoria...

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Zion Elizabeth Lawrence

Zion Elizabeth Lawrence

April 26, 1952 — August 21, 2014
Service: August 27, 2014

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Anthony Tony Aiello

Anthony Tony Aiello

August 24, 1934 — August 19, 2014
Service: August 28, 2014

Anthony (Tony) Aiello, 79, of Prescott, AZ passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born Friday August 24, 1934 in Pittsburg, CA to Antonio and Concetta Aiello. He joined the NAVY in 1952. He married Barbara Lee Gutridge on August 29, 1954. He was honorably discharged as a MM2 in 1956. He worked as a Heating and Air Conditioning Installer, a Dental Lab Technician, Computer Analyst. He was a golfer, and a wood carver...

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Kenneth L Carpenter

Kenneth L Carpenter

March 9, 1931 — August 19, 2014
Service: August 23, 2014

Carpenter, Kenneth L, age 83, of Valley Farms, AZ passed away at home with his family by his side Aug 19, 2014. He was born in Eden, AZ to William Leland and Inez Corine (Hancock) Carpenter Mar 9, 1931. Ken and Joy moved from Safford AZ to Valley Farms in 1953 to work at the Kempton Dairy. In 1957, Ken began his career at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, where he worked as an Electrical Lineman for 30 years. In 1962, he also founded a family...

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Antonia M. "Toni" Chlup

July 5, 1927 — August 19, 2014
Service: No Services

Antonia "Toni" Chlup, 87, of Casa Grande passed away on August 19, 2014 at the Pacifia Senior Living in Tucson. Mrs. Chlup was born in Germany on July 5, 1927 to Emilie and Alois Farnick. Survivors include three sons; Christian R. of Torrance, CA, Ludwig V. of San Diego, CA. and Luis P. of Tucson, AZ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bretislav M. Chlup in 2001. Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements

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Marian L. Gilmore-Brian

Marian L. Gilmore-Brian

February 7, 1955 — August 18, 2014
Service: August 22, 2014

Marian L. Gilmore was called home to the Lord on August 18, 2014. Marian was born in Utica, New York on February 7, 1955. She was the daughter of Margherita and Dannie Cronian. Marian found her outdoor spirit living in Alaska hunting, camping and fishing. Marian and her family moved to Arizona in 1989. Marian enjoyed collecting antiques, watching movies and crocheting. She was an avid sports fan and loved going to the Rattlers games. Marian...

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Mary Catledge

Mary Catledge

March 8, 1952 — August 16, 2014
Service: September 6, 2014

Mary E. Catledge, 62, of Glendale, passed away August 16, 2014. She was born March 8, 1952 in Hammond, IN to Frederic and Edith Wood. Mary spent her life putting two college degrees and a deep love and dedication to the Lord to work in service to her family, the church family and the community. She at various times taught school, was a social worker, prepared taxes, was a Court Appointed Special Advocate, was involved in International...

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Timothy Joseph Smith

Timothy Joseph Smith

May 3, 1951 — August 15, 2014
Service: August 30, 2014

Timothy Joseph Smith, age 63, died suddenly and without trauma Friday, August 15, 2014 of an apparent heart attack in his Florence, AZ home. He grew up in southern CA, the youngest of 4 sons of Carl and Edna Smith. Tim is a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he served as a naval gunman. After his service he became an electrician by trade and continued his government service as a civilian electrician at the North Island Naval Base in San Diego, CA...

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Melba Joe Lewis

Melba Joe Lewis

May 20, 1943 — August 14, 2014
Service: August 18, 2014

Melba Joe Lewis age 71, passed away at Banner Hospice in Peoria on Thursday August 14, 2014 due to lung cancer. She was born May 20, 1943 in Plainview, Arkansas. She lived in Georgia, California naming a few states, before settling in Arizona and becoming a roommate with her mother. She worked at Adult Care Assistance Home Care as a nurse's aide, until one week before her death. In her spare time, Melba loved casinos, dancing and country music....

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Edward Henry Souders

Edward Henry Souders

November 17, 1923 — August 13, 2014
Service: No Services

Edward Henry Souders passed away on August 13, 2014. He was born in Bethlehem, PA to Harold George Souders and Mabel Van Doren on November 17, 1923. As a young man Ed left Pennsylvania at the beginning of WWII, after he learned that he was unable to enlist for medical reasons. Ed worked as a ranch hand throughout the southwest and Montana until he met and married Mary Grantham Boice of the Empire Ranch in Southern Arizona. The couple moved...

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