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Suzanne Marie Fornara ­ Leroy Edward Ketchmark ­ John Lee Jenkins _ Paul Hunt Fellows ­ Billie Kirkpatrick - Rexford Michael Smith - James William Clark - William "Bill" P. Edwards - Jessie I. Phillip

uzanne Marie Fornara

Suzanne, 43, passed away at her home in Prescott on March 22, 2007. She was born September 18, 1963, in Phoenix to Dan and Ann Gronek, and has been a resident of Prescott since 1970 and graduated from Prescott High School. She was an insurance agent in the area for several years.

She will be missed, and lovingly remembers by her son, Kyle Akley; her father, Dan Gronek and his wife Harriet;

her brother and his wife, Mike and Tena Gronek; her brother, Tim Gronek; her sister and her husband, Rhonda and Kevin Self; her brother and his wife, Mat and Michelle Gronek; her stepmother, Shirley Kenan; and her grandmother, Nevetta Morrison. We will miss you greatly but take comfort in knowing that you are at peace.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 28, at 3 p.m. at the Hampton Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Yavapai Humane Society or Big Brothers/Big

Sisters would be appreciated.

The Hampton Funeral Home was entrusted

with the arrangements.

(Information provided by the survivors.)

Leroy Edward Ketchmark

Leroy Edward Ketchmark, age 61, of Chino Valley passed away March 22, 2007, at his home.

Ed was born April 30, 1945, in Woodstock, Ill., to Leroy and Elizabeth Ketchmark. He served his country honorably as a sergeant in the U.S. Army.

Ed was a member of the American Legion for over 18 years, loved traveling, genealogy, wildlife (especially birds), his horses, and giant breeds of dogs.

After over 34 years in the banking industry, Ed retired and moved with his loving wife to Chino Valley in 2005. He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Ed is survived by his loving wife of over 35 years Trish Ketchmark; brothers

James (Donna), Lawrence (Shirley), Gerald (Sandi), Gregory (Diann) Ketchmark; sisters Donna (Richard) Reinhold, Helen (Randie) Anderson; and 16 nieces and nephews.

Ed was a loving husband, brother, uncle, and brother-in-law who was loved by all his many friends, family, former employee, and his girls, who will be deeply missed.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2007, at the Chino Valley Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at St. Catherine LaBoure Catholic Church in Chino Valley.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ed's name to the St. Catherine LaBoure Catholic Church building fund, P.O. Box 152, Chino Valley, AZ 86323.

Chino Valley Funeral Home is caring for the

family.

(Information provided by survivors.)

John Lee Jenkins

John Lee Jenkins, age 55, of Chino Valley, born Aug. 8, 1951, in Sumter, S.C., died Friday, March 23, 2007, in Chino Valley.

Memorial services are pending.

Chino Valley Funeral Home is caring for the family.

Paul Hunt Fellows

Paul Hunt Fellows, age 88, of Prescott Valley, born Jan. 15, 1919, in New Jersey, died Saturday, March 24, 2007, at the bob Stump VA Medical Center in Prescott.

A private cremation will take place at Bradshaw Crematory in Prescott Valley.

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

Billie Kirkpatrick

Billie Kirkpatrick, age 82, of Chino Valley, born Feb. 2, 1925, in North Carolina, died Friday, March 23, 2007, in Prescott.

Services will be held in Washington.

Chino Valley Funeral Home is caring for the family.

Rexford Michael Smith

Rexford Michael Smith, age 60, of Prescott, born May 10, 1946, in Minneapolis, Minn., died Monday, March 19, 2007, in Prescott.

No services are planned at this time.

Chino Valley Funeral Home is caring for the family.

James William Clark

James William Clark, age 47, of Prescott, born July 9, 1959, in Papillion, Neb., died Wednesday, March 21, 2007, in Prescott.

No services are planned at this time.

Chino Valley Funeral Home is caring for

the family.

William "Bill" P. Edwards

William "Bill" P. Edwards, 70, of Prescott, Ariz., born Feb. 28, 1937, in Prescott, passed away March 18, 2007, at his home in Prescott.

A celebration Mass of Bill's life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, 2007, at St. Catherine Laboure church, 2062 N. Highway 89, Chino Valley, with Rev. Fred LeClaire, CM.F., officiating.

There will be a private cremation at Bradshaw Crematory with inurnment at Mountain View Cemetery, Prescott.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home is meeting the family's needs.

Jessie I. Phillips

Jessie I. Phillips, 88, of Prescott, Ariz., born April 25, 1918, in Souix City, Iowa, passed away March 13, 2007, at her care center in Prescott.

A reception and tea in celebration of Jessie's life will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, in the Carriage House on the grounds of Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, 303 S. Cortez, Prescott, Arizona.

Burial was in Winslow Cemetery, Winslow, Ariz.

Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home is

meeting the family's needs.