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Obituaries for Friday, March 16, 2007

Harlo Clark Sartorius

Harlo Clark Sartorius, born March 15, 1930, in Beloit, Wisconsin, to Fred and Marie Sartorius, the youngest of three boys. Early in Harlo's life his father tired of cold winters and decided to move the family to Arizona. An uncle who laid railroad track across the desert asked, "Why would you want to move to Arizona? There is nothing butcactus and In-dians."

Driving across the country in an old car, many flat tires and several dead chickens later, the family arrived in Phoenix in 1943.

Harlo attended a local grade school and later graduated from North Phoenix High. Harlo would tell many stories about growing up in Phoenix. "Cruising Central" when it was a two-lane road; blocking traffic by going too slow across the only bridge in Phoenix during rush hour and other boyhood pranks.

At the age of 13 Harlo went to work in a local grocery store. These early friendships continue to this day.

Harlo spent two years and one day in the Army where he was honorably discharged with the rank of corporal.

In 1954 he married Su-zanne Moore and started a family. Harlo and Suzanne have three children Victoria Jane, Ronald Keith and Julia Marie.

Harlo worked several jobs supporting his family. Mothers Cake and Cookie Company, where he drove a purple truck. Planters Peanuts, from which he brought home a Mr. Peanut punching bag. El Rancho Markets as a Household Products and Candy Buyer (this didn't last long because Harlo wouldn't eat the pickles and mustard products being sold.)

Harlo worked for F.J. MacDonald Landscaping where he would bring his children who would collect pop bottles from around the nursery. On weekends Harlo had a job selling beer at the local racetrack while his family would watch auto racing. It was Harlo's loud, booming voice that would identify him wherever he went.

Harlo started working for American Greetings in 1966 and was with them until his retirement in 1995. The family was moved to Las Vegas, Nev., in 1968. While living in Las Vegas, Harlo served on a murder trial that lasted five weeks and again met friends that would last a lifetime.

In 1970 the family was moved to Schaumburg, Ill., as Harlo was promoted into sales management. Illinois brought the family closer to relatives still living in Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota area.

Leaving Victoria in Illi-nois to attend college, the rest of the family moved to Danville, Calif., in 1973. Here too, many new lifetime friendships were forged ­ some over John Phillips Souza being played too early on Saturday mornings. Church and Marriage Encounter were a big part of California life.

Harlo always said as his children grew up, he would "move and not leave a forwarding address!" He got close to this in 1984 when he and Suzanne moved to West Germany. Europe was an enjoyable adventure for Harlo and Suzie. Who says you have to speak the language to make friends?

Upon returning to the States, Harlo and Suzanne took up residence in New Mexico. When Harlo retired in 1995 they packed up and returned to Arizona and family. They settled in the Dewey/Prescott area not far from where Harlo's parents once had a cabin at Lynx Lake.

Although retired, Harlo didn't slow down. He worked several odd jobs, some for pay like stocking vending machines, medical mobile transport and Tim's car dealership. Some jobs for fun such as volunteering to drive for Neighbor to Neighbor, Volunteer parking lot attendant at the Prescott Valley Library, Church Trustee, Prescott Valley Country Club Property Owner's Association and Liaison Representative to the Dewey Humboldt Community Organization.

Ask him how he was and he would say "ORNERY." Although he always had a smile and a kind word, he was known and loved as Grumpy and Grumpy Grandpa.

Husband to Suzanne, father to Victoria Jane and Don Braden, Ronald Keith and Lorie Sartorius, Julia and Jeff Goetzinger. Brother and brother-in-law to Roger and Floranne Sartorius and Jane and David Olsen. Grandfather to Lauren Karasek and Donald Keith and Cindy Sartorius. Great-grandfather to Austin Keith and Kayle Marie Sartorius. Uncle to Fredrick Harlo Sartorius, Harold Keith Sartorius, Don Sartorius, Pam Morago, Rick Sine, Robert Sine, Walter Olsen and Ed Olsen. Plus several grand nieces and nephews.

Harlo was well loved by many and was an adoptive parent, grandparent and uncle to even more. His heart, so full of love, gave out three days before his 77th birthday. He will live on in the hearts and memories of those of us who were lucky enough to be teased and loved by the only person we ever knew as Harlo. Bye, Grumpy, we love you and will always smile whenever we think of you.

A visitation will be Friday, March 16, 2007, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sunrise Funeral Home Chapel in Prescott Valley, Arizona. Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, 2007, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7763 E. Long Look Dr., Prescott Valley, Arizona.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 2929 S. 48th Street, Tempe, Arizona, 85282

Arrangements entrusted to Sunrise Funeral Home. All friends and relatives are encouraged to visit for additional information and to sign the online guestbook.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Jerome "Jerry" Donald Linderman

Jerome "Jerry" Donald Linderman, 71, died Monday, March 12, 2007, at his home in Dewey, Arizona. He was born November 17, 1935, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Sam and Alice (Ulis) Linderman.

Jerry served his country in the United States Naval Reserves and was honorably discharged. He met and married the love of his life Brenda Pezzner on May 6, 1967. Jerry was self-employed in abrasives.

Jerry was a member of Temple B'rith Shalom in Prescott, the Arizona Yacht Club and was lead trumpet for Yavapai Big Band and was bandleader of the Rhythm-Aires Dance Band. He truly loved music and was an avid sailor. Jerry was a reader and enjoyed camping and the company of his family and friends. Jerry was proud of his family and musical accomplishments.

Jerry is survived by Brenda, his loving and caring wife of 39 years; his children and their spouses, Alex and Bridget Linderman of Phoenix, Arizona, and Rachel and Michael LeWinter, also of Phoenix, Arizona; and his grandchildren, Gabi, Kaili and Aubrie.

A celebration of Jerry's life will be Friday, March 16, 2007, at 10 a.m. at Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel.

The family suggests contributions in Jerry's name to the Kidney Cancer Association, 1234 Sherman Avenue, Suite 203, Evanston, Ill., 60202-1375.

Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel assisted the family with final arrangements.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Sylvia Lawson Folkman

Sylvia Lawson Folkman, age 83, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, March 12, 2007. She was the wife of the late Robert L. Folkman; the mother of John L., Randall D. (deceased), Andrew R. and Robert L.; mother-in-law of Amy E. and Melanie W.; and grandmother of Nathan, Katherine, Brenna, Callie, Caroline and Magdalen Folkman.

Sylvia and her beloved husband had retired to Prescott nearly 18 years ago. With the passing of her husband, Sylvia moved to Cleveland Heights, Ohio, to be near family.

Sylvia has been de-scribed by her friends as "one-of-a-kind." She was modest to a fault, and never let most people know that she was a graduate of Ryder College, an all-state high school violinist in Pennsylvania, successful owner of a business that generated enough revenue to put her husband through Cornell University, and, for a short time, worked during WWII as a "Rosie the Riveter." She steadfastly supported her husband's career while raising four boys.

In retirement, she traveled to numerous points abroad. She adored her friends, and never turned down an opportunity to pit wit against wit over a game of bridge. While in Prescott, she volunteered as an art docent, and was an avid supporter of the Yavapai Symphony Orch-estra.

Her family will miss her joy of life, her humor, her love and her many kindnesses. The family is grateful for the continued contacts, calls, support, cards and letters sent to her over the years by her many friends.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Scott Eugene Hymel

Scott Eugene Hymel, 32, of Chino Valley, Ariz., passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2007.Scott was bornin Rock Springs,Wyoming, on Oct. 31, 1974. He attendedJ.E. Cosgriff Memorial Ca-tholic Ele-mentary School and gra-duated from Judge Me-morial Catholic High School, both in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Scott's interests were varied but he especially loved spending time with his children. He enjoyed reading and discussing philosophy, hiking and biking. His adventurous nature and challenging spirit led him to the restaurant business where he became a well-known and respected chef in the Prescott restaurant community. His sense of adventure and exploration was expressed in his culinary art.

Scott is survived by his two children, Hannah and Quintin, whom he loved dearly; his mother Darlene Hymel; and his father John Hymel; as well as his brother Brian Hymel; his sister Melissa Igel and brother-in-law Chris Igel; his sister Jessica Tamayo and brother-in-law Luis Tamayo; nephews Christopher and Nicholas Igel; nieces Kaitlin and Grace Igel and Micaela Tamayo; as well as his grandmother; an uncle; several aunts and cousins.

Visitation will be Friday, March 16, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Heritage Memory Mortuary, 131 Grove Ave. Prescott, Ariz.

Funeral Mass will be Saturday, March 17, 2007, at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 Fleury Ave. Prescott, Ariz. with burial to follow at Heritage Memorial Park, 12000 Heritage Memorial Lane, Dewey, Ariz.

Services entrusted to Heritage Memory Mortuary.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Carl R. Pauley

Carl R. Pauley, age 70, of Rainbow Valley, Arizona, passed away at home on March 10, 2007. He was born on April 24, 1936, in Bim, West Virginia, to Emory Edwin and Myrtle May (Payne) Pauley. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Ray Pauley.

Carl moved to Prescott in 1943. He played foot-ball for Prescott High School before graduating in 1955. Carl loved hunting, fishing and watching the ponies run.

He retired from the engineering department of ADOT after more than 30 years of service.

Carl will be remembered as our favorite uncle, a very generous person with a soft, gentle heart.

Carl is survived by his brothers, Ed Pauley andCharles (Nancy) Pauley; sister Beulah (Bob) Poley; and numerous nieces, ne-phews, cousins and other extended family.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2007, at Hampton Funeral Home, 204 S. Cortez Street, Prescott, Arizona.

Arrangements were en-trusted to Hampton Fu-neral Home.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Herbert LeRoy Lane

Herb Lane, 85, went home to be with Jesus, his Lord and Savior, on March 11, 2007, Prescott, Arizona. Herb was born in Decker, Indiana, Aug. 30, 1921, to Lloyd Frank Lane and Jessie Helena Graham Lane. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bobby Doyle Lane, Ellis Frank Lane; and his loving wife of 27 years, Velda Elaine Scull Lane.

He is survived by his daughter Sharon (Bob) Da-vis; son Greg (Gail) Lane;grandchildren Deana (John) Winn, Elaine (Todd) White, Randy (Tiffany) Lane, Car-rie (Kevin) Bell, Jason (Ta-tum) Logan, Heather (Matt) Monahan; and 19 great- grandchildren.

Herb is also survived by two brothers, Hershel Ralph Lane and Ival Lloyd Lane; three sisters, Phoebe (Mickey) Croslow, Nelda (Preach) Frederick and Beulah "Boots" (Norman) Walker, all of Indiana; as well as a whole congregation of nieces, nephews and loved ones.

Herb was a member of the 1938-39 Decker High School Basketball team that won the Wasbash Valley Championship ­ quite a feat for such a small school. After graduation he worked for Farrell Milling until he entered the U.S. Army in 1942 and served with Company A, 14th Armored Infantry Battalion, in North Africa and Italy. Upon his return from the war he met and married Velda Elaine Scull on July 25, 1947, in Vincennes, Indiana.

The family moved to Phoenix, Arizona, in 1954 where Herb worked in appliance sales and as a buyer for Bower Stationery (Stationers Corp.) until his retirement in 1988.

Herb was very proud of his family. He was always eager to tell his friends and co-workers about his children and grandchildren and all of our accomplishments whether academic, athletic, dramatic, musical or just plain comical. His greatest passion was the study and teaching of God's Word.

He taught adult Sunday school classes and served as Sunday School Supperinendent at Westdale Nazarene Church and Phoenix First Wesleyan Church.

He also loved to sing and served as a worship song leader at various times throughout his life.

Herb touched the lives of many people and was much loved. We will miss him greatly. Matthew 25:21 "Well done thou good and faithful servantŠ"

A memorial service was at the VA Chapel on the grounds of the VA Medical Center, Highway 89, Prescott, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.

The family entrusted the Hampton Funeral Home with the arrangements.

(Information provided by survivors.)

Jack Chester Carson, 91, of Dewey, Ariz., born Jan. 9, 1916, in Denver, Colo., passed away March 14, 2007, in Dewey.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2007, at Memory Garden Memorial Park Cemetery in Brea, Calif. No local services or viewing are planned.

Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel assisted the family with final arrangements.

Terrence Lytle, 54, of Prescott, born July 15, 1952, in Pittsburgh, Pa., passed away March 15, 2007, at the Bob Stump VA Medical Center in Prescott. A private cremation will take place at the Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home assisted the family with final arrangements.

Obituary Notices

Combined CommittalServices with full Military Honors for James Baranowski, Jon Frank, Elmer Lall, Dean McCloskey, Caroline Molden, Robert Parsons, Donald Ross, Darren Ryan, Donald Spradlin and Charlotte Wheeler will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 16, 2007, at the Prescott National Cemetery, with Chaplain Jack Unganst, Bob Stump Veterans Affairs Chaplain, and the Honor Guard from American Legion Post #6.

Wakelin Family Funeral Homes in Prescott and Prescott Valley assisted with the arrangements.

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