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Charlie Copin Charlie Copin, 89 years old, of Sun Lakes, Ariz., passed away on May 11, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife Jayne, married for 67 years. They were high school sweethearts, both growing up in Murphysboro, Ill. After one year at Northwestern University on a football scholarship, the Korean War led him…

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Mary Annette Holmquist Mary Annette Holmquist was born on July 3, 1930, at St. Mary’s Hospital in San Francisco, Calif. Her proud parents were Wells Fargo Kruse and Esther Bridget (Carroll) Kruse. Mary was the eldest of four daughters and was raised in San Francisco where she attended Holy Name Grammar School. She completed two…

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Bill Chambers Bill Chambers took his first breath in Gadsden, Ala., on Feb. 14, 1942, and his final breath in Sun Lakes, Ariz., March 11, 2022, in the company of his wife, their three daughters, and his brother. True to his Valentine status, his sweetness lives on in the memories of all who experienced his…

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Janet Lea Brookover Janet Lea Brookover (Robert) of Fort Collins, Colo., died on Feb. 12, 2022, at the age of 90. Janet was born in Topeka, Kan., on Dec. 29, 1931, to John and Helen (Johnson) Merridith. Janet spent her early years in Topeka and graduated from Kansas State University where she studied English Literature,…

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Donald G. Baldwin Donald Grover Baldwin, age 96, of Sun Lakes, Ariz., and former resident of Oakes, N.D., passed away peacefully in his own home on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Donald was born in Ludden, N.D., on Aug. 4, 1925, to parents Grover and Esther (Schroeder) Baldwin. He was raised on a farm and attended…

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Jean Ann Corbett Jean Ann Corbett, born Jan. 28, 1942, at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, Ill., passed suddenly on Jan. 2, 2022. She was born to John and Jeanette Corbett, the eldest of five children. Jean grew up in Chicago and in the Chicago suburb of Mount Prospect. She loved to…

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Thomas Atkins Men like Thomas (Tom) Atkins are one in a million. He was born on Dec. 27, 1936, in Clear Lake, Iowa. Tom didn’t just live life—he embraced it. He and his brother Dick enjoyed an active and happy childhood. As a young athlete, he played and excelled in several sports, including baseball, football,…

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Errol (Red) Boyles Errol LaVaughn Boyles (Red), born on Oct. 8, 1941, peacefully passed away on Nov. 5, 2021, at his home in Sun Lakes, Ariz., with his wife Margaret by his side. Son of Eldon and Myrtle Boyles from Fort Laramie, Wyo., Errol graduated from Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs and Casper College…

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Michael Brown Michael Brown came into the world as a blessing on October 22, 1935, in London, England. After spending his early years in Dublin with his loving mother Kitty and Grandmother, he returned to London at the age of 11 to reunite with his elder brothers Basil and Dick briefly before health issues compelled…

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Dolores “Dorie” Kush Dolores “Dorie” Kush, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, of Sun Lakes, Ariz., recently passed at the age of 93, surrounded by those she loved. Dorie was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Stuart Kush, and two of her children: Jacqueline “Jackie” Kush and Wayne Kush at ages five…