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WED 05/16/01

Bruce George Normandin

Bruce George Normandin, 72, of Prescott Valley, died Friday, May 11, 2001, in Prescott Valley.

He was born Nov. 2, 1928, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Leonard and Lydia (Chute) Normandin.

Mr. Normandin served with the U.S. Army engineers in the Korean War. He was a graduate of the Brown Institute. After a long career in broadcasting, he sold real estate, then taught real estate.

He moved to Arizona in 1984. Mr. Normandin enjoyed public speaking, singing, dancing, golf and association work at his church.

Surviving are his wife, Judith; his mother, of Brookland Center, Minn.; daughter, Nancy Sanchez of Phoenix; sons, Michael of Dewey, Jeffrey of San Antonio, Texas, and Douglas of Garland, Texas; stepsons, Bart Duncan of Phoenix and Brad Duncan of Florence, Ore.; sister, Joyce LeBahn of Richfield, Minn.; brother, Roger of Minneapolis, Minn.; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

His father and first wife, Edna, preceded him in death.

Cremation was at Bradshaw Crematory, Prescott Valley. Private family services were Monday at St. Germaine's Catholic Church, and inurnment will be May 22 at Paradise Memorial Gardens, Scottsdale.

The family suggests memorial contributions to American Cancer Society, 2724 E. Lakin Ste. 9, Flagstaff, AZ 86001.

Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel helped the family with arrangements.

Roberta W. Espey

Roberta W. Espey, 84, of Prescott, died Sunday, May 13, 2001, in Prescott.

She was born Sept. 30, 1916, in Perry County, Ind., to Samuel H. and Florence C. Marting.

Mrs. Espey married Hugh Espey in Covington, Ky., on Nov. 20, 1941. She worked for the Tucson Unified School District in special education until she retired in 1982. She lived in Tucson from 1962 until 1998, when she moved to Prescott.

She was a member of St. Mark's Presbyterian Church in Tucson, and enjoyed needlework, embroidery and walking.

Surviving are her daughters, Vicki Trillo of Dewey and Karen Oatley of Reno, Nev.; sister, Bertha Dupree of Tulsa, Okla.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husband and daughter, Patricia Harris, both in 1986.

There were private family services.

Sunrise Funeral Home and Crematory helped the family with arrangements.

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