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Fri, Feb. 21

7/20/01

Charles "Brad" Stewart

A funeral service is scheduled at Calvary Chapel of Camp Verde Sunday at 2 p.m. for resident Charles "Brad" Stewart.

Mr. Stewart died July 16 in Scottsdale.

He was born Sept. 28, 1926.

Mr. Stewart was 74 years old.

He attended grade school in Mayer and graduated from Tempe Union High School in 1944.

A cattle rancher for 40 years, Mr. Stewart retired from Del Paso Construction in Sedona in 1997.

He was president of the Arizona Cattle Growers Association from 1968 to 1969 and chairman of the Prescott National Forest Grazing Advisory Board from 1962 to 1972.

Survivors include his wife Minnie Stewart; three sons, Chuck, Ben and Bobby Stewart; three daughters, Marie Allen, Natalie Brose and Judy Jenkins and 16 grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the Calvary Chapel of Yuma Mission Fund.

Christopher Allen Hertz

Former Verde Valley resident Christopher Allen Hertz died July 17 at the age of 45.

He lived in the White Mountain Area for the past five years and resided in Arizona most of his life.

Mr. Hertz owned Show Low Pontiac GMC Buick Nissan, Show Low Motor Sports and Page Ford.

A funeral service is scheduled Friday at 10 a.m. at the Show Low Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial will follow in Show Low Cemetery.

Mr. Hertz was a loving, generous and devoted husband, father, brother and friend. He will be forever missed and loved.

Survivors include his wife, Rhonda of Linden; a daughter, Jackie Hertz of Scottsdale; a brother, Johnny Farrell, Sr. of Show Low, Gene Farrell of Seattle; a nephew, Kevin Farrell of Show Low and Johnny Farrell of Page.

Memorial donations may be made to the Arizona Animal Wildlife League, P.O. Box 415, Show Low 85902.

Albert J. Moritz

Sedona resident and World War II Army veteran Albert J. Moritz died July 13.

He was 79 years old.

Mr. Moritz was born in Philadelphia Sept. 20, 1921.

A Mason, Mr. Moritz was a member of the Maple Shade Lodge F & M #28, the Crescent Temple Shrine and Scottish Rite of New Jersey.

Mr. Moritz was a retired steeplejack in the construction trade.

He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

Mr. Moritz was a charter member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church of Moorestown, N.J.

Survivors include a daughter and her husband, Joyce and Joe Buss of Moorestown and their children and children's spouses, Traci and Tim Haines, Teri and Nick Kostelac and Joseph and Kahra Buss Jr.; a son and his wife, Gary A. and Judy Moritz of New Jersey and their children, Kimberly Moritz and Brian and his wife, Kristi Moritz; two sisters, Anna Schoenfeld of New Jersey and Helen Durant of New Jersey; two brothers, Martin Moritz of California and Donald Moritz of New Jersey, and seven great grandchildren.

Services will be held later in New Jersey.

Anthony S. Rivera

Arizona native Anthony Sanchez Rivera died July 16.

He was born Oct. 23, 1917, in Flagstaff.

A prisoner of war during World War II Mr. Rivera served in the U.S. Marine Corps and received lifelong disabilities from his military service.

Mr. Rivera worked for many years in the civil service as an electronics technician in the defense industry.

He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his two daughters, Bobbi Gonzalez of Texas and Margie Gonzalez of Sacramento; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Mr. Rivera's wife, Sally preceded him in death in 1979.

A funeral service is scheduled for Friday at the Westcott Funeral Home with Father Bud Pelletier presiding. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #7400 providing military honors.

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