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Desert Lawn Memorial Park

1415 South 1st Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 782-4384
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Johnson Mortuary & Desert Lawn Memorial Park

1415 South 1St Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 782-1633
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Sunset Vista Cemetery Funeral Home and Crematory

11357 East 40th Street
Yuma, AZ 85367
(928) 342-2800
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Yuma Mortuary and Crematory

551 West 16th Street
Yuma, AZ 85364
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Mississippi doll collector buried dolls as a child in play funerals - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

CLOSE Enjoy a walk-through, walk-back in time to the historic Mississippi Delta town of Nitta Yuma with members of a family that is working to preserve its legacy. Elijah Baylis/The Clarion-LedgerThe small Delta community of Nitta Yuma once boasted a population of nearly 600. That population is now around 20, including three members of the Phelps family, whose roots run 200 years deep here.(Photo: Elijah Baylis/The Clarion-Ledger)NITTA YUMA —  More than 6,000 eyes and not a blink or a wink.It is one of the largest doll collections in the state. More than 3,000 fill the sizable building that served as a general store in the 19th century.That is just one of the oddities of Nitta Yuma, a Delta community near the banks of Deer Creek in Sharkey County, 40 miles north of Rolling Fork and 35 miles south of Leland.Its story is like many others throughout Mississippi. Once a booming cotton community with a population approaching 600, Nitta Yuma is now home to about 20 souls who wouldn’t consider living elsewhere.But itty bitty Nitta Yuma also is unique. It had electricity before Vick...

Obituary: Elmer E Ketterling | Obituaries | magicvalley.com - Twin Falls Times-News

Monday, February 20, 2017

In November, 1994 Elmer married Alta Renz. They lived in Paul, then Heyburn. They also spent 21 winters in Yuma, Arizona. In 2015, they decided to stay in Heyburn as their health was declining.Elmer is survived by his (wife Alta), his son Lynn (Jeanne) Ketterling of Eagle, ID. His two daughters Judy (Mike) Matheson of Orofino, ID, and Cindy (Larry) Goffinet of Rupert, ID. Also 2 brothers Ted of Oklahoma, Leo of Rupert, ID, and 1 sister Ruth Villhauer of Portland, OR and three stepchildren Steve (Debi) Renz, Meridian, ID, Jeanne (Frank) Jensen, Heyburn, ID and Tammy (Larry) Dessel, Paul, ID.Elmer is preceded in death by his parents Jacob and Caroline Ketterling, his wife Francis, 2 sisters Ida Buerkle and Viola Schenk, 2 brothers Alvin and Rueben, 3 brothers-in-law Richard Schenk, Godlich Bollinger and Emil Buerkle, granddaughter LA Jean Ketterling and step grandson Casey Dessel.Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday February 20, 2017 at the Paul Congregational Church. Viewing for family and friends will be held from 4-6:00 p.m. Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Mortuary and for one hour prior to the services at the church. Services will conclude with burial in the Paul Cemetery under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary. Online condolences may be left at hansen-mortuary.com...

Obits for Sun. Jan. 29 - Daily Rocket Miner

Monday, January 30, 2017

Mary T. Schillumeit; son Theodore “Ted” Schillumeit of Philippi, West Virginia; stepson Luke J. Smith and his wife, Angel, of Eden; daughter Doretta Finley and husband, Gerald, of Yuma, Arizona; stepdaughter Tammy Landeros and husband, Octavio, of Rock Springs; sister Virginia Blumensaadt and companion, Steve, of Akron, Ohio; brother-in-law James Getz of Rock Springs; sister-in-law Madeline Endres of Sacramento, California; numerous grandchildren; several cousins, nieces and nephews; and many friends and family.He was preceded in death by his parents; former wife Mayoda Schillumeit; son Glenn Schillumeit; stepson John Henry Smith; brothers-in-law Bill Blumensaadt and Richard Sweeney; sister Carol Sweeney; and sister-in-law Mildred C. Getz.Barbara Matilda Bertagnolli WagnerROCK SPRINGS — A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. A vigil service with rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at the church. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at the South Lincoln Cemetery in Kemmerer.Mrs. Wagner, 93, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at her home.She was born Dec. 4, 1923, to Martilda Coletti Bertagnoli and Matteo “Matt” Bertagnoli.The eldest of three daughters, she was raised on a sheep ranch on the Hamsfork River near Kemmerer with her sisters Florence and Dolores. After completing elementary and secondary schools in Opal, Diamondville, and Kemmerer, she attended the University of Wyoming, where she majored in home economics and met her future husband, Donald Wagner.They married in 1944 before he was called to overseas duty as an ensign in the U.S. Navy. When World War II ended, Don and Barbara settled in Kemmerer, where they raised seven children and opened Don’s Service and Supply, a business still operated by their children. Barbara was a hardworking and creative homemaker devoted to her children and family.Barbara and Don divorced in 1969, after which she attended Utah State University, where she majored in art education. She had always shown an interest and talent in art and had been producing paintings but had never formally studied art until her attendance at Utah State University. After receiving her degree, she began teaching art, first in Byron and then in the Rock Springs schools.Changing directions, she opened a record store, Round Sounds. After six years of operation she closed the doors and became a lab technician with the Jim Bridger Power Plant, retiring eight years later. In her retirement, she cared for her ailing mother for many years.Being an active member of Holy Spirit Catholic Community, spending time with her family, gardening and art brought Barbara great joy. She was a talented artist who exhibited her work in venues in Rock Springs. Many of her lovely renditions are prized by her family and hang in their homes.She lived with her daughter Donna Nunez and her grandsons Michael and Matthew Nunez for many years. Donna cared for her in her later years until her death.She is survived by her seven children David (Mary) Wagner of Arnold, California, Jennifer Lease of Las Vegas, Thomas and (Tricia) Wagner, John (Rebecca) Wagner, Eric (Jeanne) Wagner and Mark (Susan) Wagner, all of Kemmerer, and Donna (Jerry) Guillen of Rock Springs; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; her sisters Florence and Dolores; and many nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Matthew Paul Bertagnolli; and grandson Shawn Wagner.

Nelson, Lorene M. - Omaha World-Herald

Monday, January 30, 2017

Nelson, Lorene M. Age 89 Albion, NE. Passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Albion. Survivors include: Mary (Denny) Sullivan of Omaha, Karen (Orrin) Hoppe of Yuma AZ, Janice (Jim) Webster, Jody (John) Brengelman, Susan (John) Frey, all of Albion, and Kim (Sue) Nelson of Manhattan, KS; 20 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and sister, Antoinette Cooper of Gretna. MASS of CHRISTIAN BURIAL will be at 10am Tuesday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Albion. Burial will be in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, Albion. VISITATION will be Monday 5-7pm at the Church, with 7pm WAKE SERVICE. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com LEVANDER FUNERAL HOME Albion, NE 402-395-2001...

Steve Hoodenpyle…March 20, 1950 – December 10, 2016 - The Prowers Journal

Monday, December 19, 2016

Gibby Hoodenpyle of Lamar; four children – April (John) Mathews of Richardson, TX; Todd (Sheila) Norris of Wheatland, MO; Christie (Chris) Isom of Lamar; and Rene (Eric) Wilkins of Yuma, AZ; by ten grandchildren – Eden, Jozlynn, Nick, Jonathan, Rachel, Chelsea, Craig, Jacqueline, Kyle, and Rebecca (Dustin); by three great grandchildren – Dawson, Jackson, and Audrey; by one sister – Shirley (Jim) Thompson of Blue Eye, MO; by his mother – Geri Hoodenpyle of Salem, MO as well as by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends.Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Lamar Area Hospice either directly or through the funeral home office.Visitation and funeral services for Steve Hoodenpyle are under the direction of the peacock Funeral Home. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at www.peacockfuneralhome.com...

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Mississippi doll collector buried dolls as a child in play funerals - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

CLOSE Enjoy a walk-through, walk-back in time to the historic Mississippi Delta town of Nitta Yuma with members of a family that is working to preserve its legacy. Elijah Baylis/The Clarion-LedgerThe small Delta community of Nitta Yuma once boasted a population of nearly 600. That population is now around 20, including three members of the Phelps family, whose roots run 200 years deep here.(Photo: Elijah Baylis/The Clarion-Ledger)NITTA YUMA —  More than 6,000 eyes and not a blink or a wink.It is one of the largest doll collections in the state. More than 3,000 fill the sizable building that served as a general store in the 19th century.That is just one of the oddities of Nitta Yuma, a Delta community near the banks of Deer Creek in Sharkey County, 40 miles north of Rolling Fork and 35 miles south of Leland.Its story is like many others throughout Mississippi. Once a booming cotton community with a population approaching 600, Nitta Yuma is now home to about 20 souls who wouldn’t consider living elsewhere.But itty bitty Nitta Yuma also is unique. It had electricity before Vick...

Obituary: Elmer E Ketterling | Obituaries | magicvalley.com - Twin Falls Times-News

Monday, February 20, 2017

In November, 1994 Elmer married Alta Renz. They lived in Paul, then Heyburn. They also spent 21 winters in Yuma, Arizona. In 2015, they decided to stay in Heyburn as their health was declining.Elmer is survived by his (wife Alta), his son Lynn (Jeanne) Ketterling of Eagle, ID. His two daughters Judy (Mike) Matheson of Orofino, ID, and Cindy (Larry) Goffinet of Rupert, ID. Also 2 brothers Ted of Oklahoma, Leo of Rupert, ID, and 1 sister Ruth Villhauer of Portland, OR and three stepchildren Steve (Debi) Renz, Meridian, ID, Jeanne (Frank) Jensen, Heyburn, ID and Tammy (Larry) Dessel, Paul, ID.Elmer is preceded in death by his parents Jacob and Caroline Ketterling, his wife Francis, 2 sisters Ida Buerkle and Viola Schenk, 2 brothers Alvin and Rueben, 3 brothers-in-law Richard Schenk, Godlich Bollinger and Emil Buerkle, granddaughter LA Jean Ketterling and step grandson Casey Dessel.Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday February 20, 2017 at the Paul Congregational Church. Viewing for family and friends will be held from 4-6:00 p.m. Sunday, February 19, 2017 at the Mortuary and for one hour prior to the services at the church. Services will conclude with burial in the Paul Cemetery under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary. Online condolences may be left at hansen-mortuary.com...

Obits for Sun. Jan. 29 - Daily Rocket Miner

Monday, January 30, 2017

Mary T. Schillumeit; son Theodore “Ted” Schillumeit of Philippi, West Virginia; stepson Luke J. Smith and his wife, Angel, of Eden; daughter Doretta Finley and husband, Gerald, of Yuma, Arizona; stepdaughter Tammy Landeros and husband, Octavio, of Rock Springs; sister Virginia Blumensaadt and companion, Steve, of Akron, Ohio; brother-in-law James Getz of Rock Springs; sister-in-law Madeline Endres of Sacramento, California; numerous grandchildren; several cousins, nieces and nephews; and many friends and family.He was preceded in death by his parents; former wife Mayoda Schillumeit; son Glenn Schillumeit; stepson John Henry Smith; brothers-in-law Bill Blumensaadt and Richard Sweeney; sister Carol Sweeney; and sister-in-law Mildred C. Getz.Barbara Matilda Bertagnolli WagnerROCK SPRINGS — A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. A vigil service with rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at the church. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at the South Lincoln Cemetery in Kemmerer.Mrs. Wagner, 93, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at her home.She was born Dec. 4, 1923, to Martilda Coletti Bertagnoli and Matteo “Matt” Bertagnoli.The eldest of three daughters, she was raised on a sheep ranch on the Hamsfork River near Kemmerer with her sisters Florence and Dolores. After completing elementary and secondary schools in Opal, Diamondville, and Kemmerer, she attended the University of Wyoming, where she majored in home economics and met her future husband, Donald Wagner.They married in 1944 before he was called to overseas duty as an ensign in the U.S. Navy. When World War II ended, Don and Barbara settled in Kemmerer, where they raised seven children and opened Don’s Service and Supply, a business still operated by their children. Barbara was a hardworking and creative homemaker devoted to her children and family.Barbara and Don divorced in 1969, after which she attended Utah State University, where she majored in art education. She had always shown an interest and talent in art and had been producing paintings but had never formally studied art until her attendance at Utah State University. After receiving her degree, she began teaching art, first in Byron and then in the Rock Springs schools.Changing directions, she opened a record store, Round Sounds. After six years of operation she closed the doors and became a lab technician with the Jim Bridger Power Plant, retiring eight years later. In her retirement, she cared for her ailing mother for many years.Being an active member of Holy Spirit Catholic Community, spending time with her family, gardening and art brought Barbara great joy. She was a talented artist who exhibited her work in venues in Rock Springs. Many of her lovely renditions are prized by her family and hang in their homes.She lived with her daughter Donna Nunez and her grandsons Michael and Matthew Nunez for many years. Donna cared for her in her later years until her death.She is survived by her seven children David (Mary) Wagner of Arnold, California, Jennifer Lease of Las Vegas, Thomas and (Tricia) Wagner, John (Rebecca) Wagner, Eric (Jeanne) Wagner and Mark (Susan) Wagner, all of Kemmerer, and Donna (Jerry) Guillen of Rock Springs; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; her sisters Florence and Dolores; and many nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Matthew Paul Bertagnolli; and grandson Shawn Wagner.

Nelson, Lorene M. - Omaha World-Herald

Monday, January 30, 2017

Nelson, Lorene M. Age 89 Albion, NE. Passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Albion. Survivors include: Mary (Denny) Sullivan of Omaha, Karen (Orrin) Hoppe of Yuma AZ, Janice (Jim) Webster, Jody (John) Brengelman, Susan (John) Frey, all of Albion, and Kim (Sue) Nelson of Manhattan, KS; 20 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; and sister, Antoinette Cooper of Gretna. MASS of CHRISTIAN BURIAL will be at 10am Tuesday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Albion. Burial will be in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, Albion. VISITATION will be Monday 5-7pm at the Church, with 7pm WAKE SERVICE. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com LEVANDER FUNERAL HOME Albion, NE 402-395-2001...

Steve Hoodenpyle…March 20, 1950 – December 10, 2016 - The Prowers Journal

Monday, December 19, 2016

Gibby Hoodenpyle of Lamar; four children – April (John) Mathews of Richardson, TX; Todd (Sheila) Norris of Wheatland, MO; Christie (Chris) Isom of Lamar; and Rene (Eric) Wilkins of Yuma, AZ; by ten grandchildren – Eden, Jozlynn, Nick, Jonathan, Rachel, Chelsea, Craig, Jacqueline, Kyle, and Rebecca (Dustin); by three great grandchildren – Dawson, Jackson, and Audrey; by one sister – Shirley (Jim) Thompson of Blue Eye, MO; by his mother – Geri Hoodenpyle of Salem, MO as well as by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and a host of friends.Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Lamar Area Hospice either directly or through the funeral home office.Visitation and funeral services for Steve Hoodenpyle are under the direction of the peacock Funeral Home. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at www.peacockfuneralhome.com...