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In Passing

James (Jim) Lloyd Bianchi James “Jim” Lloyd Bianchi passed away in his home in Sun Lakes, Ariz., on July 15, 2021. Jim was born April 3, 1946, in Seattle, Wash., to Larry and Lois Bianchi. He married his childhood sweetheart and beloved wife Pam. Jim and Pam raised their three children in their hometown of…

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Claton “Kirk” Gratopp Kirk Gratopp was born March 3, 1944, and passed away June 13, 2021. He had Lewy body dementia and suffered a fall that led to pneumonia. He died peacefully at home. Kirk was born in Wichita, Kan., where he lived with his wife Pat until moving to Sun Lakes, Ariz. He is survived…

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David Marvin Deerhake David Marvin Deerhake, named after his father F. Marvin Deerhake, was the much-wanted only son of Marvin and Mabel Knoll Deerhake. David was born on Dec. 25, 1951, and died on May 31, 2021, after a long fight with cancer. In the 1950s, mom and babe stayed a whole week in hospital,…

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Norene Ann Dzingle

Norene Ann Dzingle Norene A. Keller Dzingle was born in Elba, Neb., on Aug. 18, 1938. She passed away on March 22, 2021, with her beloved husband. Norene attended schools in Elba, Neb., and graduated with honors while in school. She excelled in sports and cheerleading. In June, 1956, Norene met and married David Dzingle.…

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Annie Mae Weave Hall

Annie Mae Weave Hall Annie Mae Weave Hall of Goodwin, Ark., passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at her residence. She was born on Aug. 30, 1939, the oldest of seven children, to her loving parents Ray and Rose Gaines. Annie was educated in the Saint Louis Public Schools, and during…

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Edward Lyle Acton

Edward Lyle Acton Edward Lyle Acton, age 91, of Sun Lakes, Ariz. (formerly from Rochester Hills, Mich., and Manistee, Mich.), passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Dobson Home-Hospice of the Valley, Chandler, Ariz., with his family by his side. Edward was born on April 9, 1929, in Hamtramck, Mich., to Pearl (Osborne) and…

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Flora Agar

Flora Agar Flora Agar, 92, of Sun Lakes, passed away on Feb. 1, 2021. She was born on March 9, 1928, in Pittsfield, Mass. She attended Barbizon Modeling School in 1950 in New York City, N.Y. She married James Richard Agar on July 25, 1953. As an Air Force wife, she kept busy with dancing…

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Elaine Berntsen

Elaine Berntsen Elaine Berntsen, age 85, of Roseville, Minn., and long-time winter resident of Sun Lakes, Ariz., died unexpectedly on Dec. 12. She was born on Sept. 2, 1935, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Olaf and Gertrude Olson, and was the youngest of eight children. She graduated from Patrick Henry High School where she met the…

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Sharon E. Jackson

Sharon E. Jackson Sharon E. Jackson, age 74, left this world very suddenly on Nov. 2, 2020, after a short illness, and went to be with our Lord Jesus, who was waiting with open arms to greet her; along with her husband Dennis who passed three years ago. She will be so lovingly missed by her three…

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Marilyn A. Carrels

Marilyn A. Carrels Marilyn A. Carrels, 93, resident of Aberdeen, S.D., and Sun Lakes, Ariz., passed away Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at Angelhaus in Aberdeen. Private graveside committal services took place on Nov. 14, 2020, at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Aberdeen, and a family celebration of her life will be held in the spring.…