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10/24/00

Kimberly Rae Miller

Kimberly Rae Miller, 18, of Paulden, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, in Prescott.

She was born Dec. 14, 1981, in Yuma, to William Jeffery and Malia (Struckmeyer) Miller.

Miss Miller worked as a secretary. She was involved in community theater in Colorado and loved to sing. She enjoyed the outdoors, horseback riding and team roping. She played softball and enjoyed spending time with her friends.

Survivors include her parents, Jeff and Malia Miller of Paulden; sisters, Bethany Svoboda of Loveland, Colo., and Stacy Miller of Paulden; and grandparents, B.J. and Jack Mason of Florida and Lynn and Jackie Miller of Yuma.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Sunrise Funeral Home, 8167 E Highway 69 in Prescott Valley, with the Rev. James Cunningham officiating.

Concluding services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Johnson Mortuary Chapel, 1415 S. 1st Ave. in Yuma. Burial will follow the services in Yuma at Desert Lawn

Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ethel Ruth Rowitsch

Ethel Ruth Rowitsch, 77, a resident of Chino Valley since 1979, died Saturday, Oct. 21, 2000 in Chino Valley.

She was born Jan. 13, 1923 in Zelienople, Pa. to Dominick Paul and Leopoldina Josephine (Sunal) Tokos.

Mrs. Rowitsch married her husband John on Oct. 25, 1947. She was an active member of the Chino Valley Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. She enjoyed gardening and traveling and visited all 50 of the United States.

Survivors include daughters, Paula Gray of Oakland Park, Fla., Jonna Scaife of Chino Valley; son, Joe Rowitsch of Chino Valley; sister, Ruth Sweitzer of Upland, Calif.; brother, George Tokos of Zelienople, Pa., 10 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A private cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley. Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Chino Valley.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Brenda Lea White

Brenda Lea White, 48, of Prescott Valley, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2000, at her home in Prescott Valley.

She was born Sept. 20, 1952, in Phoenix to John H. and Margie (Ellis) Davis.

Mrs. White was a member of the National Honor Society. She enjoyed playing the piano and singing while her father played the harmonica during church services.

Survivors include her husband, Lee Roy of Gallup, N.M.; daughter, Trina Butler of Glendale; parents, John and Margie Davis of Prescott Valley; sisters, Patricia Banach of Chandler and Linda Ness of Mesa; and one grandson.

A celebration service was at the Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 917 E. Gurley, Prescott, AZ 86301.