Obituaries

Ralph Charles Grau

Ralph Charles Grau

April 24, 1921 — January 20, 2015
Service: January 27, 2015

Ralph Charles "Chief" Grau, 93 of Peoria, passed away on January 20, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. He was born on April 24, 192l to Charlie and Goldie Grau in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was preceded in death by Angela, his wife of 60 years. He was survived by son Ralph Jr., daughters Carol and Debra and granddaughter, Christina. He served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Robert E. Peary as an engineer during WWII. He also served in the Korean War. He...

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Lilly Leona Hoppe

Lilly Leona Hoppe

July 29, 1931 — January 20, 2015
Service: January 26, 2015

Lilly Leona Hoppe passed away peacefully January 20, 2015 at West Valley Hospital. She has joined her Brother James Barbee, Father Virgil Alvin Barbee and Mother Susie Leona Barbee in Heaven. She will be missed here on Earth by her surviving Husband Le Roy H. Hoppe, Daughter Susan K. Hoppe, Son Brian L. Hoppe, Sister Marianne (Kenny) Seeley and Brother Le Roy (Sallye) Barbee. Lilly loved flower arranging, collecting teddy bears and scrapbooking...

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HUGH A. CONVERY

August 20, 1934 — January 17, 2015
Service: No Services

Hugh A. Convery, 80, of Prescott, Arizona departed this life Saturday January 17, 2015 in Prescott , Arizona. He was born Monday August 20, 1934 to Thomas and Mary (Mckenna) Convery. Hugh was born in Ireland and immigrated to the U.S. in 1954. He served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959 and in the reserves until 1963. Hugh resided and raised his family in Wayne, NJ. He worked in construction as a pipe fitter until his retirement. Hugh Moved...

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Louis L. Acquista

Louis L. Acquista

March 31, 1929 — January 16, 2015
Service: January 21, 2015

Louis L. "Louie" Acquista died January 16, 2015 at home. He was born to Dominic and Jennie (Macaluso) Acquista on March 31, 1929 in Buffalo, New York. He grew up on the west side of Buffalo. He married Santina "Sandy" (Bonetto) in 1954 and they recently celebrated 60 years of marriage. He and Sandy moved to Glendale, AZ in 1976 with their two daughters when Louie was transferred to Arizona for his job. Early in his working career he was a...

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Tawnya Yvonne Fox

Tawnya Yvonne Fox

March 30, 1964 — January 16, 2015
Service: January 20, 2015

Tawnya Y. Fox (Bryner) went to Heaven on January 16, 2015 surrounded by her family and friends. Tawnya was born in Lakewood, OH on March 30, 1964. She is survived by her loving husband, Phil Fox, of 23 years; her 3 sons Joshua, Andrew and Cody; her parents Thomas Sr. and Dorothy Bryner; her 3 brothers Tom Jr., Terry and Todd; her many nieces and nephews; her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and her many friends. Tawnya was a fun-loving...

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Lawrence Michael Wetzel

Lawrence Michael Wetzel

December 19, 1925 — January 15, 2015
Service: January 26, 2015

On January 15, 2015, Lawrence Michael Wetzel was called home to our Heavenly Father long before his family was ready for him to depart. He was born on December 19, 1925 in Helmetta, New Jersey to Lawrence and Jenny Marie Wetzel (Witkowski). Born into an era of hardship and unfaltering loyalty to family, Lawrence worked hard at everything he did from childhood on, always wanting to make his family proud of him. Working from the time he was 11...

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Richard Ward Calvert

Richard Ward Calvert

April 30, 1925 — January 13, 2015
Service: January 22, 2015

Richard Ward Calvert passed away Tuesday, January 13, 2015 in Scottsdale, AZ. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska and served in the Army Air Corp from 1943-1946. Known as "Ward" by his family and friends, he came to Arizona in 1950 from Nebraska. Always wanting to get the "scoop", Ward dabbled in the Ice Cream business in California and then acquired the Mesa Tribune in Arizona. He later sold the Tribune to Gannett in 1977. Ward was a member of...

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Nickolas Girard Evers

Nickolas Girard Evers

August 16, 1962 — January 13, 2015
Service: January 19, 2015

Nick was preceded in death by his mother, Murial, and is survived by his father, Sidney Evers and Sister Marielle (John) Seaver, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins. Nick never met a stranger - and his friends quickly became his family. Nick lived in the manner that he wanted until his final, unexpected day.

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William  "Bill" Charles Roseberry

William "Bill" Charles Roseberry

September 21, 1940 — January 13, 2015
Service: January 24, 2015

William (Bill) Charles Roseberry – Born September 21, 1940 in Broken Bow, Nebraska. He has resided in Arizona for 28 years. After a short battle with cancer, the world lost a truly wonderful man on January 13, 2015. He was a loving, kind, tender husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend. Everyone he came in contact with loved him instantly. He will be missed by many. He was preceded in death by his daughter...

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Alice Greiner

July 1, 1919 — January 12, 2015
Service: January 16, 2015

Alice Greiner, 95, of Dewey, Arizona departed this life Monday January 12, 2015 at the Marley House in Prescott, Arizona. Alice was born Tuesday July 1, 1919 in Rigby, Idaho to Orson and Lydia Greenwood. She moved to Arizona in 1953 with her husband and children, and to Chino Valley, Arizona in 1985. Alice was a Mother, Author and Artist. She enjoyed gardening, reading, painting and writing, and was a member of the Professional Writers of...

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