Wed, July 17


Dorothy Vladich

Dorothy Vladich, Jerome, died June 28 in Phoenix. She was 88.

Mrs. Vladich was born in Croatia in 1912. She moved to America in 1930 at the age of 18.

Mrs. Vladich enjoyed cooking and being a homemaker and was a friend to many. She was married to Daniel Vladich for 52 years.

Mrs. Vladich was preceded in death by her husband Daniel and daughter Dorothy Tomada.

Mrs. Vladich is survived by three other daughters; Mary Lou McGrady, Phoenix, Helen Ehrenberger, Lancaster, Calif., Joan Roberts, Cucamonga, Calif., two sons; Frank Vladich, Tucson and Dan Vladich Jr., Jerome.

She is also survived by seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Service were held July 1 at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Clarkdale.

Lorraine Jean Adrian

Lorraine Jean Adrian, Cottonwood, died June 23. She was 57.

Mrs. Adrian was born Dec. 29, 1942, in Albany, N.Y.

She was a resident of Arizona for 12 years and a practitioner of holistic wellness.

Mrs. Adrian is survived by her father; Joseph Cassera of California, two daughters; Joanna Adrian, Utah and Michel Munsell, California, and a sister; Lynda Nystrom, California.

Westcott Funeral Home handled private family arrangements. Memorial donations may be sent to: IBC Research Foundation P.O. Box 90117 Anchorage, Alaska, 99509.

Robert Frank Nevsimal

Robert Frank Nevsimal, Clarkdale, died June 20. He was 88.

Mr. Nevsimal was born March 1, 1912, in Appleton, Wis.

Mr. Nevsimal was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a boiler operator and retired from the Bunker Ramo Corporation. He was a member of the Verde Valley Baptist Church.

Mr. Nevsimal is survived by two daughters; Nancy Lopez and Donna Frisch, two brothers; Rudy Nevsimal and James Nevsimal, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held July 17 at 1 p.m. at the Lutheran Home at 195 S. Willard St., Cottonwood.

Kathlyn Jean Rowley

Kathlyn Jean Rowley of Hooker, Okla., died June 25 in Cottonwood. She was 74.

Mrs. Rowley was born Sept. 19, 1925, in Turpin, Okla., and graduated from Turpin High School in 1943.

Mrs. Rowley retired from Coop Grain Elevator in Hooker., in 1990 after 27 years of service. She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Mrs. Rowley is survived by a son, Danny G. Rowley, Cottonwood, two sisters; Delores Woody, Portland, Ore., and Karen Lehnert, Forgan, Okla., a brother; Kerry Lyle Wheeler, Turpin, Okla., five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; Lynne and Thelma (McNew) Wheeler, a daughter; DeAnn Adelman and a sister; Shirlene Williams.

A memorial service will be held in Hooker, Okla.

Dunbar Francis “Doc” Lippitt, Jr.

Dunbar Francis “Doc” Lippitt, Jr., Cottonwood, died June 27 in Duluth, Minn. He was 79.

Mr. Lippitt was born in Duluth Feb. 22, 1921.

He was a Navy veteran of WWII and received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.

Mr. Lippitt was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and hunt moose in Canada.

He was preceded in death by his first wife of 26 years, Helen Lippitt, and his sister Portia Henderson.

Mr. Lippitt is survived by his wife Maisie Lippitt, sons; William Lippitt, Superior, Wis., James Lippitt, Cotton, Minn, daughters; Angela Wynn, Duluth, Minn., Portia Reddy, Washington D.C., stepson Jeffrey Sauer, Duluth, Minn., stepdaughters Lesley MacLean and Ginger Wheat, Duluth, Minn., and Paula Talbot, Outing, NM., brother Russell Lippitt, Sun City, sisters Norma Piper, Whittier, Calif., and Rosemary Vigil, California, 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A visitation was held July 1.

Raymond J. Bishop

Raymond J. Bishop, Cornville, died June 26 at Verde Valley Medical Center. He was 60.

Mr. Bishop was born in Cortez. Colo., in 1940. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Mr. Bishop is survived by a son, Raymond J. Bishop, Jr., Cornville.

Funeral services for Mr. Bishop were held July 1 at Green Hills Memorial Park in San Pedro, Calif.

Frederick Charles Lindstrom

Frederick Charles Lindstrom of Clarkdale, died June 27. He was 71.

Mr. Lindstrom was born March 3, 1929, in Chelsea, Mass.

He worked for the captain of the Flagstaff Fire Department for 17 years before retiring in 1980.

Mr. Lindstrom enjoyed fishing, building boats, civil war memorabilia, and being outdoors.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years Janet Lindstrom, daughter Tami Almaraz, son Ric Lindstrom, sisters Bernice Wilkins and Barbara Regan and brothers Jack and Bob Lindstrom.

A memorial funeral Mass will be held July 3 at 10 a.m. at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel in Flagstaff. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.