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01/18/01

Irma Bise

Irma Bise, 79, of Prescott, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001, in Prescott.

She was born Aug. 14, 1921, in Peabody, Mass., to Augustine and Theresa Marie (Marongoni) Falcipieri.

Mrs. Bise was a homemaker. She enjoyed music, including playing the organ, and watching old movies. She was proudest of her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving are her daughter, Colleen Samson of Mesa; brothers, Albert and John Falcipieri, both of Rochester, N.Y.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Her husband of 49 years, Glen, preceded her in death in 1995.

No services are planned. Cremation was at Sunrise Crematory, Prescott Valley. Burial will be at Redwood Memorial Gardens, Dewey.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Lakewood Masonic Lodge #728, c/o Endowment Fund, 5918 E. Parkcrest St., Long Beach, CA 90808-2120.

Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Mary Dolores Lococo

Mary Dolores Lococo, 85, of Prescott, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, at Prescott Samaritan Village.

She was born Feb. 15, 1915, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Justo and Elavia (Maldonado) Mendez.

Mrs. Lococo lived in Mesa for five years before moving to Prescott 30 years ago. She was a member of and volunteer at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Surviving are her sons, Raymond Mendez of Canton, Mich., and Bruce Knell Sr. of Prescott; four brothers and three sisters; 15 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Her husband, Marion, preceded her in death in 1985.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Memory Chapel, with visitation there from 1 to 3 p.m.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 Grove Ave., Prescott, AZ 86301.

Hilda Mae Talmage

Hilda Mae Talmage, 89, of Prescott, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, in Prescott.

She was born May 24, 1911, in Hazel, Ky., to Charles and Nola (White) Lannom.

Mrs. Talmage married her husband, Mills, on Nov. 4, 1931, in Roswell, N.M. She was a member of First Christian Church and Chapter 2 PEO, both in Roswell.

She enjoyed talking, listening to books on tape, and playing bridge and bingo. She moved to Prescott from Roswell one and a half years ago.

Surviving are her daughter, Nancy Fairbank of Dewey; sister, Velma Gibbany of Roswell, N.M.; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husband in 1980 and daughter, Fran Rugg, three years ago.

Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at Willow Winds, 3191 Aster Drive, Prescott.

Sunrise Funeral Home helped the family with arrangements.

Gary Warren Robison

Gary Warren Robison, 48, of Palm Springs, Calif., died after a long illness Saturday, Dec. 30, 2000, in Palm Springs.

He was born March 29, 1952, in Inglewood, Calif., to Dewey and Dorothy Robison.

Mr. Robison worked in the semi-conductor industry. He lived in Prescott Valley from 1987 to 1998. His family and friends knew him as a generous person who was a friend to many.

Survivors include his parents, of Prescott Valley; and brother, Randall of Cypress, Calif.

There were no services.

Palm Springs Mortuaries of Cathedral City, Calif., helped the family with arrangements.

Janette Mayotte

Janette Mayotte, 85, of Prescott, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2001, in Prescott.

She was born June 15, 1915, in Rush County, Ind., to Frank and Alma (Stiers) Warrick.

Mrs. Mayotte served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. She moved to Prescott in 1956.

She worked as a registered nurse at Yavapai Community Hospital for one year, then at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center for 13 years before retiring in 1970.

Surviving are her daughter, Madalyn Cole of Gallup, N.M.; sons, Robert of Prescott and Richard of Oklahoma; brother, Robert Warrick of Tokyo, Japan; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Her husband, Frank, preceded her in death in 1992.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Potter's House Christian Center in Prescott, with Pastor Mark Aulson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery will follow the service.

Memory Chapel helped the family with arrangements.

Owen Charles Ingerson

Owen Charles Ingerson, 75, of Prescott, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center, Prescott.

He was born June 16, 1925, in Atchison, Kan., to Ervin and Clara (Large) Ingerson.

Mr. Ingerson graduated from Atchison High School in 1943, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Shirley Wenzel after his time in the service, and she preceded him in death in 1949.

He married Ellen Gruber in 1950. Mr. Ingerson attended the Newman School of Nursing in Emporia, Kan. He worked for 26 years as a registered nurse at the Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in Grand Island, Neb., and Prescott.

Mr. Ingerson enjoyed woodworking and working as a mechanic and fix-it man. He volunteered with the YMCA, American Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Boy Scouts of America, the Community Cupboard and Aid Association for Lutheran's Helping Hands projects.

Surviving are his wife; daughters, Dena Jones and Kristine Foster, both of Prescott, and Cheryl Dietzel of Tucson; sons, Stephen of St. Paul, Minn., and Andrew of Tucson; and 10 grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at American Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Pastor Daniel Storvick officiating. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Redwood Memorial Gardens, Dewey.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Prescott High School Band Boosters, 1050 N. Ruth St., Prescott, AZ 86301, or to the charity of one's choice.

Memory Chapel Mortuary helped the family with arrangements.