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August 12, 2005

Walker E. Dickinson

Walker Eldon Dickinson 17, of Camp Verde, died Aug. 8, 2005. Walker was born in Cottonwood on March 15, 1988.

Walker is survived by his parents Wayne and Lisa Dickinson of Camp Verde, a brother Wade Dickinson of Camp Verde, and a sister Kristi Dickinson of Camp Verde. He is also survived by his uncles William McCardle of Tyler, Texas, and Wallace Dickinson of Camp Verde; aunts Dorothy Lister, Susan McDonald, Joann Bersell, Leslie Warren, and Carolyn Warren.

Services will be at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Camp Verde today, Aug. 12, at 11 a.m. Internment will be at Clear Creek Cemetery, Camp Verde. A viewing will be held after church services.

Charles H. Lamb

Charles Henry "Chuck" Lamb, 83, of Clarkdale, died Aug. 7, 2005. He was born Feb. 23, 1922, in Montana.

In 1927, his parents, Thomas E. and Mary Frances Lamb, moved Chuck and his siblings to Arizona, where he resided a large part of his life.

Chuck was a veteran of World War II with the 379th Regiment, 95th Infantry, a group of men held in high regard by Mr. Lamb. He attended yearly reunions with the 95th until 2004.

He is lovingly survived by his daughter, Mary Jan Stiles; and grandchildren Fred Stiles, Amy Zale and Troy Stiles. Additionally, Chuck is survived by his great-grandchildren, Shay and Shelby Stiles, and Kameron, Conner and Carson Zale, as well as his sister, Shirley Carroll and friend Elaine Schaek.

Visitation is today, Aug. 12, 5-8 p.m. at Greenwood Mortuary, 719 N. 27th Ave., Phoenix. Funeral services are Aug. 13 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's Basilica, 400 E. Monroe St., Phoenix.

Donald E. Hirschelman

Donald E. Hirschelman, 47, a resident of Sedona, died Aug. 4. He was born Jan. 19, 1958, in Van Nuys, Calif.

He attended schools in California. Mr. Hirschelman was a self-employed handyman who was forced to retire due to illness.

He enjoyed camping and fishing.

His wife, Debbie Hirschelamn preceded him in death.

He leaves two stepsons, Jesse Morris and Robert Tachner, both of Sedona; daughters, Kelly Hirschelman and Rebecca Hirschelman, both of Cottonwood; a stepdaughter Angel Morris of Cottonwood; his mother, Glenda Donley and grandmother, Ruth Hirschelman, both of Sedona; brothers, Gregory Hirschelman of Lompoc, Calif., Jeff Berry of Ash Fork, and John Donley of Clarkdale; and 10 grandchildren.

There are no public services planned.

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Susan C. Sentell

Susan Carol Sentell, 57, of Cottonwood, died Aug. 6, 2005. She was born June 4, 1948.

She attended George Washington High School in Los Angeles.

Susan worked as a seamstress for Alfredo's Wife Factory Outlet. She had previously worked at the front desk at The View Motel.

Her enjoyments were gardening, sunshine and Mother Nature.

She leaves her partner of 20 years, Tina Lincecum; a brother Robert and his wife Terry Sentell, of Bedford, Texas; and three nieces, Laura, Heather and Anne.

Celebrate her life with your memories of her.

An on-line guest book is available at

Christine E. "Betty" Moeny

Christine E. "Betty" Moeny, 85, died Aug. 6, 2005 under hospice care at the home of her son, Jim Moeny, in

Cottonwood. She was born Oct. 22, 1919, in Hooper, Colo to Billy and Ellen Wilson. She married William C. Moeny in 1940 and they had four children.

Her first teaching assignment, after graduating from Adams State College, was in Avondale, Colo. A lifelong educator, she retired as Professor of Library Science from Adams State College in Alamosa, Colo. She lived in Albuquerque for the last 15 years.

Betty loved to read and traveled extensively, frequently visiting friends and family. She was a member of Eastern Star and was a PEO Golden Girl. She was a very active member of Grace Church. A happy, outgoing person, Betty never met anyone who was not a friend.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Survivors include her children, Bill (Mary Lee) Moeny of Albuquerque, Jim Moeny of Cottonwood, Susan (Dave) Hawkins of Valley Center, Calif., and Nancy Nash of Alamosa, Colo. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Michael (Jennifer) Moeny of College Station, Pa., Susanna (Michael) Hinkle, Phoenix, Stephen (Echo) Moeny of Albuquerque, Patty McGuire of Phoenix, Amanda McGuire of Taichung, Taiwan, and one great-grandson Michael William Moeny, of College Station, Pa.

Cremation was chosen and a Memorial Service will be held at 1 pm Saturday, Aug. 13 at Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio in Albuquerque. There will be a graveside internment on Monday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Monte Vista, Colo., Cemetery.

Memorial contributions maybe made to the Christine E. Moeny memorial fund care of Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio, Albuquerque, New Mexico, phone number (505) 821-8800.

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Helen C. Carstens

Helen Catherine Carstens, 89, of Cottonwood, died Aug. 8, 2005. She was born Nov. 7, 1915, in Alvord, Iowa.

She was the retired owner of the Little Daisy Motel, which was founded by Helen and her late husband August Carstens.

She was a member of the Verde Valley Presbyterian Church of Cottonwood.

Her hobbies included crocheting, gardening, reading, word puzzles, traveling and canning.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, J. August Carstens, a daughter Ellen Haney, two brothers and a sister.

She leaves a son, Carl and his wife Audre Carstens of Ripplemead, Va.; a daughter Anna Sales of Cottonwood; brothers, Ray Sueverkruebbe of Security, Colo., Clay Sueverkruebbe of Rock Rapids, Iowa, and Robert Sueverkruebbe of Illinois; sisters, Esther Horn of Hastings, Neb., and Gloria Hall of Des Mines, Iowa; 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be today, Aug. 12 in the Westcott Funeral Home from noon to 1 p.m. A funeral service in the funeral home will follow at 1 p.m.

The family asks that instead of flowers, donations be made to your favorite charity in her name.

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