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Lynda Val Brindamour (Feb. 23, 1947 to Dec. 4, 2021) was born in Jonesboro, AR, an Arizona resident since 1984. She left two sons behind Richard and Bruce, grandson Atticus, as well as sisters Melissa and Angela.

Lynda Val Brindamour (Feb. 23, 1947 to Dec. 4, 2021) was born in Jonesboro, AR, an Arizona resident since 1984. She left two sons behind Richard and Bruce, grandson Atticus, as well as sisters Melissa and Angela.

Samara Whittaker passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. Samara was born to Maria Maples and Dewey Whittaker in El Paso, Texas on Dec. 10, 1974 and raised in McAllen, Texas by Maria and Kenneth Maples.

Mary Kathleen (nee Johnston) Carroll, age 82, passed away peacefully at her home in Connecticut on Jan. 10, 2022 after a long and courageous battle with MS. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 49 years, Raymond Carroll. Loving and devoted mother of Kristen (John) Burns of Rid…

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Dick Smith, 90, passed away January 5, 2022. He was born and raised in Gary, Indiana.

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Jane (Sandy) Vold of Green Valley, Arizona went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 2, 2022. She is reuniting with the love of her life, husband John Vold, her sister, Nancy Sedlacek, her parents and others gone before.

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Morris Allen Pillers was born in Shamrock, TX on Dec. 31, 1937 to Alta Lee and Melvin Pillers. He graduated from Shamrock High School in 1956. Morris passed away Jan. 7, 2022 at age 84 after a brief illness. He was a loving husband to Myrna Pillers. He farmed in Twitty, TX then they moved to…

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Julia “Judy” Snipes of Green Valley, AZ passed away Dec. 9, 2021 of natural causes at The Villas of Green Valley at the age of 90.

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For all of our dear friends and family who loved our mom, grandma and great-grandma, we thank you so very much.

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Hai T. Gilbert passed away January 7, 2022, from complications following heart surgery. She was 72.

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Jean died peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 22, 2021 at the age of 96 with family in Arivaca, AZ.

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Rick Blackmar's memorial, which was scheduled for January 16 at the American Legion, has been postponed to a yet undetermined date. When the event is eventually rescheduled, the family will make another announcement in this space.

Born in Chicago, Ill. on June 14, 1926, Betty passed away peacefully on Dec 26, 2020, in Green Valley, AZ. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister and aunt to dozens of nieces and nephews.

Michael Patrick Knowles was born in Los Angeles, California on May 11, 1938. He was a loving husband to his surviving wife CeCe for 61 years. He is survived by his sister Toni Vaughn, and his 2 children Kelly Knowles and Chris Knowles.

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There will be a memorial celebration of life for Rick Blackmar of Green Valley, on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at 2 PM at the American Legion Madera Post 131, 249 W. Esperanza Blvd, Green Valley. Rick passed away on October 5, 2021.

Leonard Francis Defendorf, 87, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021. Son of James & Helen (Goodall) Defendorf, Len was born Jan. 10, 1934 in Auburn, NY.

Alan Mariano DeLuccio was born in Lynwood, California on May 11, 1954. He was a loving husband to his surviving wife Juliane, whom he married on April 3, 2010. He is survived by siblings Diane (Bob) Solomon and Brian (Aimee) DeLuccio; children Ryan (Caren), Vincent (Schlomit), Nicolas (Rache…

Tom Dowdy died on Dec. 29, 2021, passing from this life into the welcoming arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was surrounded by his wife Donna and both of their children, Johanna and Mitchell.

Ernest Salazar Jr., 84, passed on Dec. 12, 2021 at Arizona State Veteran Home. Ernie was born March 21, 1937, to Ernesto and Flora Salazar. Ernie is survived by his wife Sandra Salazar.

Arthur Rudolph Kotz, age 88, passed away on Dec. 20, 2021. Arthur (“Bud”) was born in February 1933 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Arthur and Harriet Kotz. Art earned his Bachelor’s degree in Physics at the University of MN, and his Masters and Ph.D. in Physics from the University of WI, Madison.

Robert Joseph (Bob) Motta and Beverly Izola (Wilbur) Motta left this earth to be with their Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Beverly passed on to her new life to receive her new body and vocal cords on Dec. 4, 2021. The love of her life, Bob, followed shortly after on Dec. 23, 2021.

Green Valley resident Milton Foster passed away peacefully in hospice care at La Posada at the age of 100. His cause of death was old age. Milton was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 23, 1921, and he died in Green Valley, Arizona on Dec. 17, 2021. He is survived by his wife Kate Fos…

Grace E. Martin, 98, passed away peacefully at home. Moving to Green Valley 46 years ago from upstate New York, she embraced the culture, wildlife, birds and plants of Arizona, creating her backyard to resemble the Desert Museum, which she kept an active membership. Grace was proud to be a c…

Elizabeth (Betty) Balsbaugh of Green Valley passed away in her home on Dec. 14, 2021. She was born on 10/26/1926 in Wagner, SD. She lived in South Dakota until she married Richard in 1952, and then lived mostly in Milwaukee, WI until retiring to Green Valley in 1995. She was a volunteer at T…

Wayne North, died peacefully at home in Green Valley, AZ on Dec. 16, 2021. He was born in Chicago, Ill on April 17, 1939 to Lucille and Kendall North. He moved to Marquette in Michigan's Upper Peninsula in 1949 with his mother and brother Lincoln, where he grew up attending grade school, hig…

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Marjorie Whalen Smith, of Green Valley, Arizona, died at age 95 on Nov. 13, 2021 at her home with her daughters by her side.

William John (“Bill”) Roth, M.D., a resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan and formerly of Lowell, Michigan, Alma, Michigan, and Green Valley, Arizona, passed peacefully surrounded by his loving wife and family on Dec.r 11, 2021. He was 87.

Paul Bedney Jr, 78, of Green Valley, Arizona, born in Owatonna, Minnesota, earned his angel wings on Dec. 12, 2021. He was a kind, hard working, religious and loving family man. Paul was a member of Desert Hills Lutheran Church.

Jeff Lee passed away recently under hospice care due to complications of Alzheimer’s. He was 80 years old and was born on the family farm in Lancashire, England to the late Harold and Florence Lee. He attended local schools and then entered an extensive apprenticeship with De Havilland Aircr…

Homemaker Ruth Ann (Hilbert) Walker of Sahuarita, AZ passed away peacefully in her home on Dec. 8, 2021. Originally from Claremore, OK, the daughter of Robert Lee Hilbert and Leona Hope (Reavis) Hilbert, Ruth was born on March 15th, 1946. Her early years were spent helping her parents on the…

Tom Aslakson passed away recently due to MDS. He was 76 years old and was born in Stoughton, WI. Tom and his loving wife of 54 years moved to Green Valley, AZ, in 2001 from the Boston area. First and foremost, he was a dedicated family man. In addition, Tom was an avid photographer spending …

Carol Joan Vesterdal (nee Riemer) passed away peacefully at the age of 84 on Nov. 29, 2021 in Tucson, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents Fred W. Riemer and Kathryn Darvill Riemer, her brother Donald Riemer, and her husband Norman Vesterdal. She is survived by her children Stev…

Pauline C. McWhorter passed away on November 22, 2021, after a long illness. She was born in Hancock, Michigan, on March 23, 1928, and was 93 years old. She and her husband, Bob, met and married in San Jose, California in 1960.

Wendell Gaddis, 67, of Green Valley for 32 years, passed away on November 26, 2021.

Margaret M. Terrell, 88, of Green Valley, AZ, formerly of Watertown, NY, passed away on November 29, 2021 after a brief illness due to complications from pneumonia.

Cecilia Reed, 72, died Dec. 2, 2021 with her husband and their two sons by her side.

Regina Tarr passed away peacefully at her home in Green Valley on March 1, 2021. Born Dec. 7, 1933 in Somerville, MA, the eldest daughter of Thomas Gallagher and Mary (Ryan) Gallagher, she lived in Maine and Florida before coming to Arizona in 2001.

Martin James Mesler (Jim), 75, passed away Nov. 21, 2021 at Banner University Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 5, 1946 to Martin and Esther Mesler. He grew up in Shinglehouse, PA, where he attended Oswayo Valley High School and then entered Gannon University, graduating in 1969.

Catherine “Cathy” Wells Anderson died on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, in her artfully beautiful Arizona abode. She was 94 years young. She was a third generation, female, college graduate earning her degree in journalism at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She displayed her artistic and jo…

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Verna Most Castoro, 91, passed away on Sept. 30, 2021, in Green Valley, AZ.

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Kathleen M. (Szolomajer) Suprenant, 85, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away on November 22 at Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, AZ. She and her husband of 63 years, Robert A. Suprenant, were longtime Rhode Island residents, and retired to Green Valley, AZ in 2003. Born in Trent…

Bryan Peter Sychuk passed away on Nov 19, 2021. Bryan was born Dec. 17, 1959 in California to Alma (Barthel) Sychuk and Peter Sychuk. Bryan grew up in La Habra, CA, but moved to Pleasanton, CA with his parents where he attended high school and lived as an adult. Bryan was a true California k…

Anne Hinton Barnett, 86, passed away on Nov. 22, 2021. She was born on August 15, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Robert Barnett; their daughter, Mary Barnett; grandson, Bradley Wehmeier; granddaughter, Emily Sommer, and four great-granddaughters with an…

Virginia Lee Jensen, age 70, was born in Sioux City, Iowa, the first of four children of Paul and Betty Jensen. After attending high school in Lawton, she went on to graduate from The University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. in Home Economics. Throughout the years, Ginger called many places h…

On Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, with 98 years of living completed, Mary Hill passed peacefully and naturally from this life and into the next. Mary was a woman with a strong Catholic faith, so undoubtably she was met at Heaven's gate by The Lord; her mom Veronica; her dad Joseph; eight of her brot…

Betty F. Lancaster, 88, peacefully went to be with her Savior on November 17, 2021. She was born July 31, 1933 in St. Louis, MO to Charles and Lucy Ferguson. She also lived much of her life in Tucson before moving to Green Valley in 2002. She retired from the University of Arizona Radiology …

Dr. Alan D. Swain III, loving husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather, passed away at home in Green Valley, AZ, on Nov. 2, 2021, at the age of 97. He was born in Washington, DC, on Nov. 21, 1923, to Alan D. Swain Jr. and Lillian M. Swain. As a child he lived in Grand Rapids, MI, and …

On May 18, 1937 in Elkhart, IN, Harold and Nellie (Bliss) Leege brought their last child into the world and named him David C. In Green Valley, AZ on Nov. 20, 2021, he left this world for perpetual life with God in heaven.

Barbara Durant passed away at Holland Hospital on Nov. 11, 2021, surrounded by her loving Family. It is with extreme sadness that we say good bye to our amazing wife, mother and grandmother. She was born to Thomas Tate and Thelma Tate (Cole) in Ypsilanti, MI on June 9, 1941, the eldest of th…

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