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Obituary: Fred "Yam" William Cavalliere

Fred "Yam" William Cavalliere went home to his Heavenly Father on Sept. 27, 2007. He was born in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Dec. 19, 1922, to George and Mary Cavalliere who ran the Cavalliere Blacksmith Shop in downtown Scottsdale.

Yam is survived by his brother George (Doc); daughters, Charlotte Cavanaugh and Deborah Morrell; grandson Brandon (Oney) Morrell, his wife Rachel; and great-grandsons, Jack Nicholas, Michael and Alex; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nadine; grandson Michael; sisters, Alice and Dorothy; and brothers, William, Albert, Robert and Frank.

Yam was a World War II Navy Veteran. He was a successful businessman owning Cavalliere Plumbing and Reata Pass Steakhouses in Scottsdale and Humboldt. He was a lifetime member of the Lonesome Valley Sheriff Posse, American Legion Post 78 and the VFW. Yam was a cowboy at heart, a beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at the Humboldt Bible Church located on the Old Black Canyon Highway in Humboldt.

In lieu of flowers, send contributions to the American Legion Post 78 in Humboldt.

(Information provided by survivors.)

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