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Dorothy M. Kiger

Dorothy M. Kiger, 84, of Dewey, died Wednesday, April 26, 2000, in Prescott Valley.

She was born Dec. 21, 1915, in Superior, Wis., to John and Martha (Hakenson) Payne.

Mrs. Kiger married her husband, Thomas, on May 27, 1937, in Duluth, Minn. She was a kindergarten teacher in Walled Lake, Mich., for 15 years before retiring in 1969.

She moved to Sun City from Walled Lake 30 years ago, then to Dewey 18 years ago. She was a member of the Bradshaw Mountain Shrine Club and the Weaver Guild, both in Prescott.

Surviving are her son, Judge William Kiger of Prescott; daughter, Susan Frey of Mayer; sister, Phyllis Freeman of Walled Lake, Mich.; and five grandchildren.

Her husband, Thomas, preceded her in death in 1993.

Private family services will be held.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Yavapai Regional Medical Center Hospice Restricted Fund, P.O. Box 26565, Prescott Valley, AZ 86312 or to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, Fairfax Avenue and Virginia Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103.

Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Marjorie P. Norum

Former Prescott resident Marjorie P. Norum, 83, died Tuesday, April 25, 2000, in Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead, Minn.

She was born June 2, 1916, in Osnabrock, N.D.

Mrs. Norum attended high school in Hazen and Bismarck, N.D. She married P.A. "Art" Norum on Nov. 2, 1934, in Bismarck. She lived in Prescott from 1974 to 1999.

Survivors include her husband, P.A. "Art"; son, Richard of Peoria; daughters, Janice Knutson of Nevis, Minn., and Mary Edmister of Moorhead, Minn.; sister, Frances Froeschle of Atlanta, Ga.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were at 2 p.m. today at Eventide Lutheran Home in Moorhead, Minn.

Wright Funeral Home in Moorhead helped the family with arrangements.

James A. Shimizu

James A. Shimizu, 78, died Saturday, April 22, 2000, at his home in Cordes Lakes.

He was born Jan. 2, 1922, in Portland, Ore., to Kiyoshi and Tase (Katagiri) Shimizu.

Mr. Shimizu worked for a salmon cannery in Alaska after graduating from high school. He also worked laying railroad track before World War II began. During the war, he was interned at a Japanese detention camp in Idaho.

He worked for 50 years for Auto Port, Inc., in Chicago, Ill., and moved to Cordes Lakes from Chicago in 1988. He enjoyed tinkering with old cars, fishing, and gardening.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn; daughters, Lt. Rose Mary Sobel, M.D., of Pensacola, Fla., Debbie Hummerich of Black Canyon City, Jane Wernick of Buffalo Grove, Ill., and Elaine Hayes of Thousand Oaks, Calif.; brother, Victor of Buffalo Grove, Ill.; sister, Yae Murakami of Boise, Idaho; and five grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Community Bible Church of Cordes Lakes, with Pastor Russell Konves officiating. Private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematorium, Prescott Valley.

The family suggests memorial contributions in Mr. Shimizu's memory to Community Bible Church of Cordes Lakes, 20049 E. Club Lane, Cordes Lakes, AZ 86333.

Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel helped the family with arrangements.

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