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Obituaries, Sept. 25, 2005

Randall K. Paine Sr.

Randall Kevin Paine Sr., 52, of Clarkdale died Sept. 22, 2005. He was born January 16, 1953 in Minneapolis, Minn.

He attended St. Paul High School and Mira Mesa College.

Mr. Paine had to retire due to disability from where he worked as vice president of manufacturing at a printed circuit board manufacturer.

His interests include his grandchildren, golf, fishing and NASCAR.

He leaves his wife of 35 years, Lynne M. Paine; a son, Randall K. Paine Jr., of Escondido, Calif.; a daughter, Kristina Allen, of Flagstaff; a brother, Ronald Paine, of Tarpon, Fla.; a sister, Linda Paine, of St. Paul, Minn.; and two grandchildren, Bobby Allen and Kayli Paine.

A memorial service will be held today, Sept. 28, in the Journey Church in Flagstaff at noon.

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Allen R. Steward

Allen Ray Steward, 45, of Camp Verde, died Sept. 23, 2005. He was born Aug. 15, 1960, in Bakersfield, Calif.

Mr. Steward had worked in the oil fields before having to retire due to disability.

He was a great man who gave a lot to others.

He leaves his wife of 23 years, Joy Steward; sons Christopher Lee Steward, of Camp Verde, and Randall Gene Steward, of Hillsboro, Ore.; a daughter, Ashlee Marie Wilson, of Phoenix; his parents, Lawrence and Julia Steward, of Bakersfield, Calif.; brothers James and Steve Steward, of Bakersfield, Calif.; sisters, Debbie, Noma, Rosie, Brenda, Donna and Martha, all of Bakersfield, Calif.; and two grandchildren.

Private family services were held.

Donations in his memory may be made to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37243, Washington D.C. 20013.

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Nina H. Wilson

Nina Hendrietta Treutel Wilson, 91, died Sept. 25, 2005. She was born in Vesper, Wis., March 16, 1914. She was the wife of Lawrence K. Wilson, who preceded her on Sept. 9, 2001. They were married for 67 years. They were longtime residents of Waukegan, Ill., and moved to Cottonwood in January 1998.

They were both extremely active in both that Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts; having worked with them for over 50 years. They were also instrumental in the designing and the workings of the Senior Center in Waukegan, Illinois.

Lawrence was a lifetime member of the Waukegan Moose Lodge for over 50 years and Nina belonged to Women of the Moose.

They are survived by daughter Laurni Wilson Potts of Redding, Calif. and son Stephen T. Wilson of Cottonwood. They also have five grandchildren in California and Colorado and five great-grandchildren in California. Nina has one sister, Elaine Treutel Clark, who lives in Phoenix.

Private services to be held at a later date by family.

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Lois M. Kelly

Lois May Kelly, 87, of Mesa, formerly of Cottonwood, died Sept. 26, 2005. She was born May 25, 1918, in Fort Collins, Colo.

She was a graduate of Northwest Nazarene College in Pasadena where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Mrs. Kelly retired in 1978 after teaching in the Redondo Beach (California) schools for 19 years.

She was a member of the Nazarene Church. Her hobbies included collecting and sewing dolls and reading, and she volunteered teaching ten years in the third grade classes at Cottonwood Elementary schools.

Her husband, M. Thomas Kelly preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sons, Mike Kelly, of Cordova, Tenn., and Pat Kelly, of Mesa; daughters, Cynthia Kelly, of Raleigh, N.C., and Colleen Edwards, of Cottonwood; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be today, Sept. 28, in the Valley View Cemetery at 1 p.m.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Cottonwood Elementary School.

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