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Mary Isobel Mollendor

Long-time Cottonwood resident Mary Mollendor died Dec. 28.

She was born Aug. 30, 1927 in Buckley Mich.

Mrs. Mollendor operated the Alamo Bar and restaurant in Tacna, Ariz. for 18 years.

She is remembered as a loving and caring person who never knew a stranger and thus opened her door to anyone in need of help.

Survivors include her husband, James Mollendor of Colorado; a son, Richard Setterbo of Tucson; two daughters, Janice Jones of Cottonwood and Judy Pingenot of Sedona; three sisters, Ruth Bruce of California, Melba Paselk and Dorothy Buchan of Michigan; five brothers, William, Donald, Jerry, and Leonard Henschel of Michigan and Michael Henschell of Tucson.

Services were held Saturday at Westcott Funeral Home.

Iris Lily Kincannon

Camp Verde resident Iris Kincannon died Dec. 2.

She was 67 years old.

Mrs. Kincannon was born April 26, 1933 in Kearney, N.J.

She retired from Hughes Aircraft after 25 years of service. Mrs. Kincannon worked as a teletype operator and was employed by Texaco Star Mart.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol Steen and Linda Warren of Camp Verde; her mother, Lillias Gorrie of Camp Verde; a sister, Isabell Van Neste of Camp Verde; a brother, Jack Gorrie of Phoenix; three grandchildren, Aaron, Leela and Misty and one great-grandchild, Chelsea.

A memorial service is scheduled for Friday at 2 p.m. at the Calvary Chapel in Camp Verde.

Max E. Moore

Private memorial services were held for Cottonwood resident Max Moore.

Mr. Moore died Dec. 30 at the age of 85.

He was born Sept. 17, 1915 in Fayetteville, Ark.

Mr. Moore grew up in Yates Center, Kan. but relocated at the age of 19 and worked for the telephone company in Arizona. He owned a sawmill near Stoneman Lake for 10 years. Mr. Moore returned to Kansas and later moved to Missouri but returned to Arizona in 1988.

Survivors include his wife, Ruby; two daughters, Wanda Burns and Kathy Nibble of Colorado; a sister, Edith Herdu of Kansas and numerous grandchildren.

Joseph L. Vogel

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday at 10 a.m. at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Kouts, Ind. for Rimrock resident Joseph Vogel.

Mr. Vogel died Dec. 31.

He was born in Swayzee, Ind. Feb. 3, 1914 to the late Joseph V and Ava (Parson) Vogel.

Mr. Vogel married Mary Alice Fitzpatrick Sept. 14, 1940.

The Vogels lived for 30 years in Kouts, Ind. with their six children.

Mr. Vogel retired from Heinold Hog Markets in 1974 and moved to Oracle then to Rimrock.

Survivors include his sons, Joseph James Vogel and wife, Renie of Michigan, Stephen Paul Vogel and wife, Anita of Michigan, John Patrick Vogel and wife, Kathy of Louisiana; three daughters, Judy Ann McBride and husband, James of Rimrock, Ava Marie Smith and husband, Robert of Indiana and Mary Agnes Hott and husband, Steve of Indiana; his brother, Paul Vogel and wife, Mary of North Carolina; a sister-in-law, Norma Vogel of Indiana and ten grandchildren.

His wife, Mary and brothers, Eugene and Francis Vogel preceded Mr. Vogel in death.

Betty Garnsey

A memorial service is scheduled for Jan 8 in the Mountain View United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. for Cottonwood resident Betty Garnsey.

Mrs. Garnsey died Dec. 26.

She was 76 years old.

Mrs. Garnsey was born June 1, 1924 in Highland Park, Mich.

She was an active member of the Mountain View United Methodist Church serving as president of the Church Women and participating as a group leader.

Her hobbies included quilting. She was a member of the Quail Country Quitters’ Guild.

Mrs. Garnsey had previously been a member of the Verde Village Swim Club and served as membership chairman for several years.

Survivors include her husband, Ernest W. Garnsey; a daughter, Chery L. Gaune of Michigan; two sons, Alan W. Garnsey of Michigan and John A Garnsey of Oregon; four daughters, Mae Erskine of Canada, Gladys Martin of Oregon, Grace Meyers of Michigan and Alice Bloomer of Oregon; two brothers, Robert and Albert Lloyd of Michigan and six grandchildren.

Donations in the memory of Mrs. Garnsey may be made to the Mountain View United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 901 S. 12th St. Cottonwood, 86326.


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