8/29/01

Jantina Evans Tuller

Former Camp Verde resident Jantina Tuller died Aug. 12 in Apache Junction.

She was 89 years old.

Funeral services were Aug. 16 at Double Butte Cemetery in Tempe.

Mrs. Tuller was born May 5, 1912, in the Netherlands.

She was a retired bookkeeper for the State of Arizona.

Survivors include her husband, Fred Tuller; a son, William J. Evans of Snowflake, a daughter, Donna Hilbers of Camp Verde; seven grandchildren, Susan Taylor and Cynthia Whittle of Phoenix, Steve Hilbers of Montana, Patty Jonas of Clarkdale, Bill and Emma Evans of Snowflake and Danon Davidson of Tucson, and seven great-grandchildren.

Souad "Suzie" G. Sliman

Memorial services were held for Camp Verde resident and homemaker Souad Sliman

Mrs. Sliman died Aug. 17.

She was 77 Years old.

Mrs. Sliman was born May 19, 1924, in Lebanon.

She was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church.

Survivors include a stepdaughter Claudia Miller of California; a stepson, Ron McEachern of Camp Verde; one sister; two brothers and six grandchildren.

Douglas Thompson

Douglas Thompson, 52, Cottonwood, died Aug. 24, 2001. He was born March 24, 1949, in Hazard, Ky.

Survivors include a son, Charles Thompson, Oregon; three brothers, Carlo Thompson and JR Thompson, both of Cottonwood, and Charles Gray, New Mexico; four sisters, Virginia Forbes, Thelma Solosky, Maudia Lane and Eva Weber, all of Cottonwood; and two grandchildren.

Private family services were conducted. All arrangements were by Westcott Funeral Home, Cottonwood.

William 'Pete' Bertram

William "Pete" Bertram, 68, Cottonwood, died Aug. 24, 2001. He was born Sept. 19, 1932, in Binghamton, N.Y.

He was a retired accountant and had worked for U.S. Steel in Fairness Hills, Pa., for 35 years. He and his family lived in Trenton, N.J., for 43 years. After retirement from U.S. Steel, he worked several years as a security guard for Pinkerton Security. He moved six years ago to Cottonwood, where he had worked as a security guard at the Verde Valley Medical Center.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Marinetta Bertram; a son, Peter Bertram, New Egypt, N.J.; three daughters, Kathleen Bertram and Debra Jo Philhower, both of Trenton, N.J., and Terri Hall, Marlton, N.J.; a brother, Bob Bertram, Binghamton, N.Y.; two sisters, Elizabeth Bertram and Beverly Bertram, both of Binghamton; and six grandchildren.

Private family services were conducted. Arrangements were by the Westcott Funeral Home, Cottonwood.

Lois Skelton Young

Cottonwood resident Lois Young died June 27.

She was born in Rockville, Ind., Nov. 6, 1911.

During her career as a nurse, Mrs. Young worked at Indiana University Medical Center and the Riley Children's Hospital. She also worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for her family's real estate and insurance agency.

She was a member of the United Church of God.

Survivors include two daughters, Janice Long of Cottonwood and Hollace Holmes of Colorado; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Her husband, Drake Young, preceded her in death April 1, 2001.

Valerie Jane Porter

Private family services were held for Valerie Porter of Rimrock.

Miss Porter died Aug. 25 at the age of 37.

She was born Oct. 13, 1963, in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Miss Porter worked as a dry-waller in the construction industry. She enjoyed jewelry, beading, horseback riding, fishing, gardening, traveling, barbecuing and her computer.

She was a member of the Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Savannah Marie Armijo of Rimrock; a son, Isaiah Charles Kinney of Rimrock; her mother, Betty Porter of Rimrock; three sisters, Rebecca V. Grucza of California, Sarah R. Stanfield and Jordan D. Porter of Cottonwood; three brothers, John B. Porter of Pennsylvania, Arron J. Porter of New York and David B. Porter of California; an aunt, Patricia Salyers and an uncle, John Salyers of California.

Memorial donations may be made to Breast Cancer Research c/o the American Cancer Society, Arizona Division/ North Region, 2724 E. Lakin, Suite 9, Flagstaff 86001.

Nona Marlene Allen

Graveside services are scheduled Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Valley View Cemetery in Clarkdale for Camp Verde resident and Arizona native Nona Allen. Bishop Darren Prince will conduct the memorial service.

Mrs. Allen died Aug. 27 at the age of 63.

She was born in Phoenix Dec. 6, 1927.

Mrs. Allen was a lab technician for 33 years for Motorola Corp. Following her retirement, Mrs. Allen moved with her husband to Camp Verde.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include her husband, Charles E. Allen of Camp Verde; a daughter, Vickie Lee McAuliffe of Phoenix, two sons, David James Allen of Glendale, Dennis Earl Allen of Phoenix; a sister, Kathy Bingham of Phoenix; a brother, Robert Keel of Camp Verde and three grandchildren.

Comments

Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comment submissions may not exceed a 200 word limit, and in order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit excessive comment entries.

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.