He is survived by his son, Wayne Nelson, III; and his sister, Rowena Nelson. Roosevelt 16, 1650 East Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85006. Jack was born to Joaquin and MaryLou Celaya on February 25, 1946, in Phoenix. After passing through Wyoming’s Wind River Range, the hikers dropped down from the mountains and, after a stop in the town of Lander, set off across part of the Great Divide Basin. SACATON — Cy Marin Pedro, 63, of Sacaton died on Dec. 23, 2020, in Chandler. A Visitation will be held from 1:00 - 2:00 PM, with a Rosary from 2:00 - 3:00 PM, on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, 717 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, AZ. Socorro was born on January 3, 1967. Please click on the button below to send donations in memory of Jessie Arlene Boyd. Kathy Wallace (Fred), Barbara Fiorucci (Angelo), Jamie Bernasconi (Brigido). Johnny will forever be in our hearts. Until we meet again, Frank, Rest in Peace. Veronica had a huge heart, especially when it came to her family. Alfred served in the United States Army, dedicating 18 years of service retiring as a First-Class Sergeant. For King and Country, a four-time Grammy Award-winning duo, brings its “A Drummer Boy Drive-In: The Christmas Tour” to the Westgate Entertainment District venue Nov. 21. Arangements entrusted to Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, Inc. (602) 276-3601 He survives in Laveen, Arizona. A Celebration of Life will be held from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, 717 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, AZ. Ann E. Lopez is preceded in death by her father and mother, Ruben Cortez and Cruz Cortez; her sisters, Lupe Olea and Belia Drane; her brothers, David King, Ruben Cortez Jr. and Joe Cortez; her husband, Carlos M. Lopez; her son, Matthew Lopez; and her grandson, Peter Steven Coronado. The desire of his heart was for Riverside Baptist Church to continue reaching people with the Gospel and to disciple them in the Word of God. The Gila County Death Records Search (Arizona) links below open in a new window and take you to third party websites that provide access to Gila County public records. It was a joy to watch her share her readings and class discussions with us. On Thursday, October 1, 2020, Jack Celaya passed away in Phoenix, AZ, at the age of 74. Rudy and Helen loved planting and tending their organic garden. Celebrate and remember the lives we have lost in Sacaton, Arizona. He loved spending time with family and showering us with hugs and kisses, but he did have one annoyance. She is the second of four siblings; Alice (deceased), Neoma (deceased) and Henry (deceased). Arrangements entrusted to Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, Inc.  (602)-276-3601, Visitation: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thursday, June 13, 2019, Funeral Service: 10:00 AM, Friday, June 14, 2019, 86, went home to be with the Lord on June 7, 2019. Obituary for John Given January 17, 2021 January 17, 2021 John Robert “JR” Given, of Thatcher, passed away after a hard battle with cancer on Dec. 27, … A Visitation will be held from 3:00 - 4:00 AM on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Gila River Indian Community Governance Center, 525 West Gu'u Ki Road, Sacaton, AZ. Although his time with us was brief, he left an imprint on every person that was fortunate enough to know him. Rafael is survived by five children: Enrique, Ana Lilia, Amalia, Alma Delia and Gloria Eugenia, 29 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren. His graveside service will be held 8:00 am, Saturday May 18, 2019 at Stotonic Cemetery located in District 4 on the Gila River Indian Reservation. Our beloved Refujio N. Orosco went home to be with the Lord on July 9, 2020. We are so very thankful and grateful for your prayers, love, and support during this very different and difficult time. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and friend and a great companion to everyone she knew. Even in his mid 70’s, he was known to get on a private and secluded road and light up the tires on his Corvette. In 1949 she moved to Arizona and married Omer Smith, Sr. Before retiring, she worked as a cafeteria manager for the Roosevelt School District. Yanni was very talkative, so if there’s one thing the family wishes to tell him it’s “Boi be quite one mo’gain” one more time. The 2021 Online Directory Is Now Available! Tolleson- 83, went home to be with the Lord on October 27, 2020. She is preceded in death by her father, Gerald; daughter, Melanie; son, Everette; sister, Anna; and brothers, Dwight and Dwayne. She is preceded in death by her parents, Reynaldo and Maria Ruiz; brother, Reynaldo Ruiz, Jr.; and sister, Vivian Arballo. His favorite job later in life was as a Technical Writer translating instruction manuals into layman, terminology. While stationed at Williams Air Force Base, Luther met the love of his life, Cecilia Valenzuela “Sally” Trujillo of Phoenix, Arizona, whom he affectionately called “Cece.” They married six months later in November, 1966 and settled in Phoenix. Phoenix- Alvaro C. Rodriguez, 70, went home to be with the Lord on December 5, 2020. He is survived by his loving wife, Linda M. Sano, and children, Angie Valdez and Jimmy Valdez. Terri adored her eighteen grandchildren and prayed for them daily. Marian McNeely, 72, a faithful Catholic, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of October 3, 2020, surrounded by her children. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Frank Sano, who fought a hard battle with Parkinsons and Dementia, on September 23rd, 2020 surrounded by his wife and family. Angelo was the meaning of unconditional love; he had endless compassion. Arrangements entrusted to Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, Inc. (602) 276-3601. After lunch we were able to view “Gaman: Enduring Japanese American Internment at Gila River,” which will be on display until April 18, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, 717 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, Arizona. When Catherine’s oldest sister, Alice, passed away, she stepped up to raise her seven children who are Madeline, SueAnna, Estelle (deceased), Burtram (deceased), Gwen, Thelma (deceased), and Melvin. Arrangements entrusted to Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, Inc.  (602)-276-3601, Visitation:  12:00 PM, Sunday, March 29, 2020, Graveside Service:  3:00 PM, Sunday, March 29, 2020, Phoenix- 82, went into Heaven on March 22, 2020. A Committal Service will follow at 12:30 PM at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ. She was passionate about cooking and would always say the reason her food came out so good was because she made it with love which was evident to everyone. A Visitation will be held from 6:00 - 8:00 PM on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, 717 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, Arizona. Demetrio is survived by his loving wife, Cecelia Rodriguez; son, Demetrio E. (Christy) Rodriguez; daughter, Michelle (Ralph) Rodriguez-Canez; brothers, Eleuterio "Chevo" (Sally) Rodriguez, and Nicklas (Barbara) Rodriguez; sisters, Christina Gordon,  Mary (Larry) McCabe, Stephanie Mirelez, Erma (Steve) McNabe, and Alicia (Roy) Chacon; and grandchildren, Nathaniel and Victoria. Perform a free Gila County, AZ public death records search, including death certificates, death indexes, deceased records, death registers & registries, obituaries, and death notices. In 1999 Francine became a mom to her eldest child, Mariana Elisa Pedrego. He moved on peacefully June 12, 2019 at Ryan House, Hospice of the Valley. She later had her son, JoJo, in 2004, and became complete with her daughter and son. A Graveside Service will be held at 8:00 AM on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Santa Cruz Cemetery, Gila River Indian Community, Santa Cruz Village, Arizona. PHOENIX – Today, George Alonzo Renteria, 30, of Sacaton, Ariz., and a member of the Gila River Indian Community, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow to life imprisonment for first degree murder, with a consecutive sentence of ten years for committing the murder with a firearm. The victim, who is not being identified by police at this time, was a Native American male who was struck and killed while working on a highway resealing project in a designated construction zone, police said. A Prayer Service will be held from 12:00 - 2:00 P.M. on February 22, 2020 at Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, 717 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, AZ. He was deeply loved by all who knew him, and we were all blessed to have him in our lives. A Visitation will be held at 6:00 PM, and a Funeral Service at 7:00 PM, on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, 717 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, Arizona. He will be remembered for his irresistible sense of humor, courageous spirit, curious nature, adventurous life, his laugh, loyalty, charm, intelligence, and willingness to help his friends and family. Tanya is survived by her mother, Nettie; sons, Eric, Derrick, and James; brothers, Johnnie and Grady; sister, Tymecca; and 10 grandchildren. She was also amazing at cross-stitching and quilting in her retirement years. This company was instrumental in the completion of several of the largest and most exclusive master-planned communities in the Metropolitan Phoenix area. In her younger years she liked to knit until old age caught up to her eyes and hands. Rafael Campos Gurrola was born December 19, 1923 in Culiacan, Sinaloa Mexico. Jack also loved lots of music and dancing (at Riverside, Calderon, ID’s Club, or any wedding). He is survived by his life companion, Sylvia Celaya, married on January 30, 1970; his children, daughter Lorraine Mori, daughter Tracy Celaya Brown and husband Mel Brown, son Anthony Celaya and wife Sanda Celaya; grandchildren Christopher Meuzelaar (30 yrs), Victoria French (26 yrs), Brianna Gonzales (25 yrs), Gabriel Gonzales (22 yrs), and Chase Brown (20 yrs); four great-grandchildren; sister Lucia Kimble and brother Hector Celaya, and a whole slew of cousins, nieces, nephews, and extended family because our family are real baby-makers. He was also known as Chef Angelo, something he was very proud of. SAN TAN VALLEY — A missing San Tan Valley woman was located Sunday evening and airlifted to an area hospital in critical condition from ‘severe dehydration,’ authorities said. She loved our culture, and she represented it. Jessie will be laid to rest on August 24, 2020 at the Double Butte Cemetery, 2505 W. Broadway Road, Tempe, Arizona. Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. Bill loved his family and friends dearly. Maria is survived by her sons, Armando Garza, Jr., Raul Garza, Jr., Randy Garza, and Lionel Garza; daughters, Flora Rodriguez, Elida Hemphill, and Patricia Hernandez; brothers, Alberto Villasana, and Amado Villasana; 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and 15 great-great-grandchildren. Our family offers prayers of thanksgiving to our Lord for all our family and friends as they have reached out in support through prayer and presence during this time of loss. (Due to CDC COVID guidelines, attendance will be limited to 50.). He leaves his parents, Tony and Estela Walthers; sister, Diane Avila, nephew David (Linda) Avila, and great-nephew David, his niece, Anna (Chris) Avila, and great-nephews, Michael and Gabriel; sister, Laurie (Vernie) Phillips, and nephews Israel and Dominic; and his grandfather, Gilbert E. Perez. A Visitation will be held at 10:30 - 11:00 AM, with an 11:00 AM Rosary, on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, 717 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, Arizona. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran School, 3201 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554 or to Living Hope Lutheran Church, 2110 West Northmoor Road, Peoria, Illinois, 61614. Ann left behind Daughters Kay Black (Rick), Tammy Gonzales (Eddie), Daughter-in-Law Sandy Smith, Brother Wayne Cude (June), eight Grandchildren, eleven Great-Grandchildren, three Great-Great-Grandchildren, and many extended family members and friends. She also has three great-grandchildren, Nicoyah Cayatineto, Catalina and Maryanna Arenivar, and many great-nieces and nephews. Over the years, Francine would become the big sister to many friends and cousins who would visit the Iñiguez household. It is important that we share with you this information in relation to our plan to phase out the paper application submittal with our office. The Rosary will be prayed at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 to be followed by the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass of Christian Burial. Friends and family are invited to attend Annie’s Celebration of Life Service on March 07, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at South Gate Church, 2020 East Baseline Road, Phoenix, AZ 85042. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 6200 South Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ. Thank you all for extending dignity, comfort, and care to Yanni while in your care. RELEASE NUMBER: 2010-220(Escalanti) He is survived by his daughter, Sherry Holt; sons, John Rainbolt, and Donovan Rainbolt; brother, Phillip Rainbolt; 7 Grandchildren, 9 Great-Grandchildren, and 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren. Joe was retired after working as a supervisor with the City of Phoenix, Water Services Department for 34 years. He loved a home cooked meal, made the best red chile and calabacitas, enjoyed a good belly-laughing conversation and being surrounded by his family, especially his grandkids. Browse the most recent Gila, New Mexico obituaries and condolences. Arrangements entrusted to Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home, Inc.  (602)-276-3601, Visitation: 6:00 PM Friday, July 12, 2019, Graveside Service:  5:00 AM Saturday, July 13, 2019, Sacaton- 25, passed away on July 2, 2019. Services are being held on Thursday, July 16 at the Lowmans Arizona Funeral Home located at 717 West Dobbins Road, Phoenix, Arizona 85041. Calvin saw the world in a way seldom seen. Details. Access GRIC employee email here. Phoenix- Dale Eugene Grissom, 70, passed away November 14, 2019 at his home in Phoenix, Arizona. 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