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In Passing

Sheryl (Sheri) Hopkins Sheryl (Sheri) Hopkins went to share her laughter, comedic timing, and musical talent with the Lord on Nov. 24, 2019. Sheri was born in Oklahoma on June 30, 1944, but grew up in her beloved Arizona, enjoying the sun, a good game of tennis, and participating in barbershop harmony whenever possible. She…

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William (Bill) Andreas Bill served four years in the Army Air Corps. (enlisted in 1941 and discharged in 1945). He passed away on Nov. 5, 2019, at his home. Bill is survived by his son Norman Andreas, daughter Judy Lawhorn, granddaughter Andrea Fain, and great-granddaughter Robin Fain. His wife Maurine Andreas passed away in 2006…

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Bernard G. Boston Bernard G. Boston, 96, of Sun Lakes, passed away peacefully on Sept. 12, 2019. Bernie, as he was known to his many friends, was born on May 12, 1923, in Taylorville, Illinois. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and a master’s degree from UCLA. Bernie had a 25-year career in the…

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Kay Blas Kay Blas passed away July 28 in McCall, ID, surrounded by family. She was born in Howell, MI, on March 13, 1941, and grew up in Milwaukee, WI. She attended Marquette Dental Hygiene school and became a dental hygienist. At 16, Kay met Lou Blas. In 1962 she married Lou in Milwaukee. They…

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Betty Jo Clifton A memorial service was held for Betty Jo Clifton on Tuesday, June 18, at Sun Lakes United Methodist Church with Rev. Marvin Arnpreister officiating. Betty passed away on May 19 in Oklahoma City, where she had lived for the past three years. Betty was born in Norwich, Kansas, on March 9, 1925,…

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Bernice E. Kantrowitz Bernice E. Kantrowitz died peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by family, on June 6, 2019, in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was 95 years old. Bernice was born June 17, 1923, in the small town of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Her parents Max and Elizabeth (Miller) Lipsic raised her there while operating their clothing…

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Les Diveley Les Diveley, husband, father, grandfather, ad exec and Green Bay Packers shareholder, passed away on March 15, 2019. He was 71. Les would have hated that lead, as it may have provided the facts, but it didn’t tell the story. It should have started instead with JoAnne Diveley (Bauer), the love of his…

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Clytie Mae Smith Fleetwood Clytie Mae Fleetwood, 96, passed away peacefully February 21, 2019, at her home in Sun Lakes, Arizona, surrounded by her devoted children following a brief illness. Born on a ranch on July 18, 1922, in Tokio, Terry County, Texas, and raised on a farm in Eastern New Mexico, she was the…

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Ann Dunbar LaBarge On January 19, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at her home in Sun Lakes, Arizona, Ann Dunbar LaBarge went home to God. A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, her joy in life was her family. Her husband of 32 years, James O. LaBarge, survives. She is also survived by her…

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LeRoy Andersen LeRoy Andersen was born on June 2, 1935, in Racine, Wisconsin, where he developed his love of sports, especially football and tennis, playing both at Washington Park High School in Racine. He was a fierce competitor, earning him the nickname of “Beat Up” in high school. After graduation, Lee enlisted in the Air…