Tag: In Passing

In Passing

  Audree Casey Audree Casey, a 20+ year resident of SunBird, passed away peacefully on August 20, 2018, in Canton, Georgia. Audree and her husband Bill purchased their home on E. Desert Inn Drive in 1993 and spent many happy years as members of the SunBird community, enjoying many activities and especially the Irish Club.…

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Vayne Davis Vayne Davis passed away on November 15, 2017, at age 95 of complications from long-time Parkinson’s disease. He was born in Pendleton, Oregon, but the family relocated to the Portland area in his early years. He was educated there, graduating from the University of Portland with an engineering degree in 1952. He enlisted…

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  Carol Bowers Carol Bowers, Neighbors Who Care’s Volunteer Manager since 2011, passed away on Friday, October 27. She had been on medical leave since early August. She was a driving force and one of the public faces of NWC. She recruited and trained hundreds of neighborhood volunteers, planned our annual community fair and volunteer…

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Doris Littrell Doris Pauline Littrell died September 26, 2017, at age 82. She was born in Nebraska on August 11, 1935, to Mitchell and Eunice Eyer. She attended school in Fairbury, Nebraska. While still a pre-teen, she met the one great love of her life, Norman Littrell. They married in 1953 and celebrated their 64th…

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Thomas F. Donoghue passed away on January 22, 2017. There was no memorial service planned at that time. However, on June 30, 2017, there will be a memorial service at the Arizona Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to attend. If there is to be a get-together for him in the…

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Richard L. Conlon Richard L. Conlon, age 88, of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, and Chandler, Arizona, and formerly of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Council Bluffs. Requiem Mass at St. Francis Worship Center, Council Bluffs, will be said at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Burial will be held in St.…

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Sue Misner Sue Misner, one of SunBird’s original residents, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, in her home with her family by her side. She was 89 years young and still sharp as a tack and so kind until the very end. Sue is survived by her loving husband Jerry and two devoted daughters…

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William Wiedbusch William A. Wiedbusch, 73, died Friday, September 2, 2016, at the Hospice of the Valley in Gilbert, Arizona following a lengthy illness. He leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years, Gayle and two sons, Ron and Todd, with their families and five wonderful grandchildren. Bill served faithfully in the Air Force for…

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John Thomas Hornak Pat Thomas John Thomas Hornak, a well-known, long standing resident of our SunBird community, died Thursday, May 26, 2016. Most of you will remember John for his appearances in Norm Littrel’s productions. John had a beautiful tenor voice and everyone looked forward to hearing him sing. He loved the stage, loved performing,…

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Nadine Koenig A Celebration of Life remembrance service was held Friday, March 18 for Nadine Koenig, a resident of SunBird Resort Community for 20 years. Nadine passed away on February 23, 2016. She will be greatly missed by her husband, Bill, two children, five grandchildren and her many SunBird friends.