Obituaries

John S. Brambila

John S. Brambila

October 31, 1921 — August 5, 2014
Service: August 9, 2014

John Salazar Brambila, 92, of Chino Valley, Ariz., born Oct. 31, 1921, in Prescott, Ariz., passed away at his home in Chino Valley on Aug. 5, 2014. John was a lifelong resident of Prescott and had move to Chino Valley eight years ago. John was a WWII United States Army veteran serving in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre and was a member of the 3119 Signal Service Battalion in Japan. John worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for a short time and for...

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Mildred Opal Martin

Mildred Opal Martin

February 2, 1942 — August 5, 2014
Service: August 16, 2014

Mildred Opal (Ward) Martin passed away on August 5, 2014 at her home in Florence, Arizona after a long, courageous fight with breast cancer. She was born on February 2, 1942 to Margaret Opal Myers and Milton Miranda Ward in Florence, Arizona. She is survived by her children: Joel Rose, Jr. of Tempe, Tina Marie Rose of Mesa, Jenney Lmae Rose of Clearwater, Florida and Samuel J. Rose of Florence; her sister Mary Padilla of Winkelman; 9...

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Thalia Delphine Livengood

Thalia Delphine Livengood

August 27, 1922 — August 3, 2014
Service: August 8, 2014

Thalia Livengood, 91, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014. She was born on August 27, 1922 in Miami, Arizona, and attended school in Globe, Arizona. She lived in Globe for many years, then moved to Phoenix where she worked at Motorola. She later worked as a cook at Westwood Christian School, and at AIBI. She was a member of Christ Church for 45 years and her life was devoted primarily to Jesus Christ, and then to her large family, which...

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Edward M. Acuna

Edward M. Acuna

January 24, 1948 — July 31, 2014
Service: No Services

Mr. Acuna was born on Jan. 24, 1948, in Florence to Francisco and Sylvia (Munoz) Acuna. He was a happy and humble man who laughed frequently and enjoyed his children and grandchildren. The outdoors was a favorite place, and he would watch western movies and tend to his plants. Survivors include his wife, Magdalena; eight sons and daughters, Martin Acuna, Stella Rodriguez, Yvonne Ramirez, Edward Acuna, Jr., Irene, Magdalena, Mary Helen and Renee...

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Tiburcio Junior Bustos, Jr.

Tiburcio Junior Bustos, Jr.

August 28, 1960 — July 30, 2014
Service: No Services

Tiburcio L. Bustos, Jr., 53, of Bapchule died July 30, 2014. Rosary will be recited at 3 p.m. today, Monday, August 18, 2014, at Heritage Casa Grande Funeral Home, Casa Grande, Arizona. The scripture service will follow. Mr. Bustos was born in Casa Grande on August 28, 1960, to Tiburcio and Juanita (Benevidez) Bustos. He was active in all of his children's lives and enjoyed spending time with each of them. He was a wonderful grandfather and...

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Joyce Delgado

Joyce Delgado

February 27, 1979 — July 30, 2014
Service: August 6, 2014

Joyce Shawntel Robinson Delgado went to be with our Heavenly Father at the age of 35 on July 30 2014. Joyce was born in Santa Maria, California to William Robinson and Annette Mason on February 27, 1979. Joyce was a loving mother and took good care of her home. She was preceded in death by baby boy Jalo Jerimiah Delgado, sister Tarsha Robinson, brother Robert Benhart and grandmother Annie M. Hartz. Joyce is survived by her husband of 17...

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Gary Jude Piazza

Gary Jude Piazza

November 2, 1952 — July 29, 2014
Service: August 9, 2014

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Joyce Blewett

September 19, 1944 — July 28, 2014
Service: No Services

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Clifford Allen Brooke

Clifford Allen Brooke

July 10, 1959 — July 28, 2014
Service: July 31, 2014

Clifford Allen Brooke passed away at home July 28, 2014 at the age 55. Born in Castro Valley, California to Clinton and Patsy (Fuller) Brooke. Cliff was and avid coin collector and enjoyed watching hummingbirds. He loved to fish and to be outdoors and animal watch. You would often catch him watching M.A.S.H. on the television. He was eager to help others and had a great sense of humor. He loved his family and had great trust in God and will...

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Marjorie (Jahns) Ptacek

Marjorie (Jahns) Ptacek

July 13, 1928 — July 28, 2014
Service: August 2, 2014

Marge was born Marjorie M. Jahns to Christy and Ida Jahns of Minnesota in 1928. She was the youngest of five children; one of which was a twin sister, Margaret. She grew up in a farming community in southeast Minnesota, where she met her future husband, Donald J. Ptacek. They have been married for 68 years. As a result of their life together, the world is filled with much love and faith. In the early 50's they decided to go west and settled...

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