LOFTIS, MARY LOU (LORTS)

LOFTIS,

80, of Scottsdale, Arizona, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on August 23, 2015.  Mary Lou was born March 8, 1935 in Royal Oak, Michigan to Andrew and Rosella Lorts, who preceded her in death.  The family moved to Arizona in 1948, where Mary Lou attended St…. Continue Reading

STIRNWEIS, BONNIE

STIRNWEIS,

Bonnie Stirnweis, 97, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 27, 2015.  Bonnie was born to Swiss immigrants, Peter and Marie Bartschi, on February 27, 1918. She was delivered by her father on a houseboat on the Arkansas River and was raised in Ida, Arkansas, moved to Portland, Oregon with her family at age 18 and began… Continue Reading

HART, PATRICIA JEAN BREWER

HART,

Patricia Jean Brewer Hart passed peacefully surrounded by family on August 26, 2015. Daughter of Patricia Ann and Dr. Edward Allan Brewer, she was born on December 5, 1964. She attended St. Gregory grade school, West High, and the University of Arizona. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority. She worked many years… Continue Reading

MAKAUS, TIFFANY ANN

MAKAUS,

Tiffany Ann Makaus, age 46, passed away at 1: 45 a.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2015 in her hometown of Phoenix, Arizona. Tiffany was born in Phoenix on February 25, 1969 to Suzan Spearin Makaus and Peter Robert Makaus. Tiffany’s early education included attending All Saints’ Episcopal Day School and Xavier College Preparatory High School…. Continue Reading

HINES, JOHN ADAM

HINES,

John Adam Hines, beloved husband, father and grandfather died peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, on August 21, 2015.  John was born on April 26, 1936 in Garden City, NY. He graduated from the Webb Schools in Claremont, CA in 1954 and the University of Southern California, where he was a member of… Continue Reading

DOYLE, ERIN ELIZABETH

In Memorial

60, of Goodyear, AZ passed away August 5, 2015. Erin was born November 23, 1954 in Long Island City, New York to Warren and Margaret Lawracy. She attended Saint Johns High School in Long Island, NY. Erin worked at McMaster Carr for 10 years in South Brunswick, NJ as a Sales Manager. She arrived in… Continue Reading

BARTON, BRUCE ALLEN

BARTON,

62, of Payson, AZ passed away on August 19, 2015. Bruce is survived by his parents Bruce and Kathryn Barton, wife, Brenda, daughters Lisa Reagan and Amora Mueller, brothers John and Andrew and wife Charlotte, seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren, two nieces and one nephew. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy… Continue Reading

KNOWLTON, MARY FAVELA

KNOWLTON,

Mary Favela Knowlton, 99, passed from this world on August 15, 2015. Mary was born in San Joaquin, Sinaloa, Mexico on July 24, 1916. She resided in Arizona for the past 91 years. Mary worked at Luke Air Force Base making parachutes during WWII. She also worked for many years at Korrick and Diamond department… Continue Reading

BRANDENBERGER, HELENE B

In Memorial

Helene Brandenberger, 85, of the Valley of the Sun, was born in Paris, Kentucky to Mary Soule and Herbert Thomas Sledd, January 2nd, 1930. Helene’s parents moved from Kentucky to Arizona for her mother’s health and Helene and her siblings followed when she was about six. Her father was a Federal Housing Manager and the… Continue Reading