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Ella C. Anthony

Ella C. Anthony, 94, of Prescott, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2000, in Prescott.

She was born Sept. 18, 1906, in Racine, Wis., to Fred and Julia Hansen.

Mrs. Anthony moved to Arizona 25 years ago, first to Patagonia and then to Prescott in 1985. Since she was born on a farm, she enjoyed animals, farm life and gardening.

Surviving are her daughters, Jo Ann Pike of Prescott and Katie Mayberry of Rapid City, S.D.; four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Her husband, John, preceded her in death on April 24 of this year.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Yavapai Regional Medical Center Hospice, Restricted Fund, P.O. Box 26556, Prescott Valley, AZ 86312.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Joseph Edward Burke Sr.

Joseph Edward Burke Sr., 78, of Prescott, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Prescott.

He was born Sept. 20, 1922, in Springfield, Ohio, to Paul W. and Helen Marie (Spang) Burke.

Mr. Burke served in the Marine Corps during World War II. Like his father, he was a barber throughout his adult life.

He moved to Arizona from Ohio in 1980 and to Prescott in 1985. He was a member of the Catholic church and the YMCA. Mr. Burke enjoyed camping and traveling. He spent the last few months of his life at Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Surviving are his sons, Don of Prescott, Doug of Flagstaff and Joe of Fresno, Calif.; daughter, Deborah Ogden of Prescott Valley; step-daughters, Sandy Ahart of Phoenix and Linda Smelko of Lynnhaven, Fla.; brothers, Bob of Phoenix and Tom and Ray, both of Prescott; sisters, Ruth of Prescott, and Margaret Baker, Loretta Murray and Roseanne McFarland, all of Springfield; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A Mass was celebrated today at Veterans Affairs Medical Center Chapel, Prescott. Burial will be next week in St. Bernard's Cemetery in Springfield, Ohio.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Lovina Marian Judd

Lovina Marian Judd, 93, of Prescott Valley, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000, in Prescott.

She was born July 18, 1907, in Detroit, Mich., to Leonard and Martha (Hennessy) McArthur.

Mrs. Judd worked for General Motors in Pontiac, Mich., during World War II. She married Marion Judd on Sept. 4, 1924, in Michigan, and moved to Prescott Valley in 1986.

She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Prescott Valley, and enjoyed gardening, sewing and doing things for her family.

Surviving are her daughter, Norma Bradshaw of Prescott Valley; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Marion, in 1996, and a granddaughter in 1995.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Sunrise Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be Thursday in Sashabaw Plains Cemetery, Clarkston, Mich.

Warren C. Stevens

Warren C. Stevens, 67, of Chino Valley, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2000, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix.

He was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Harold A. and Anna (Hock) Stevens.

Mr. Stevens retired as a service technician for the printing industry. He was a volunteer at Sharlot Hall Museum for the Cowboy Poets Gathering.

He enjoyed collecting books and Western art, working in his yard or garden, and working with his hands doing woodworking, picture framing and matting. He was proudest of his family.

Surviving are his wife, Sabra, whom he married on Feb. 17, 1951, sons, Jody of Mount Claire, Calif. and Craig of Victorville, Calif.; daughters, Sabraann of Westlake Village, Calif. and Teri Wilson of Loveland, Colo.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A gathering reception will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, Cortez at Carleton streets, Prescott.


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