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Obituary: Cynthia Dena Jordeth

Cynthia Dena Jordeth, 88, following a lengthy illness, passed away peacefully at the Good Samaritan facility in Prescott Valley, Ariz., on Nov. 13, 2009, with her family by her side. One of nine siblings, she was born on May 12, 1921, in Homestead, Mont., to Fred and Mollie Martini.

She is survived by her sister Iola Hoffman of Rockford, Ill. A devoted wife and mother, she leaves loving husband of 36 years L. Edwin Jordeth; children Larry Krogedal of Froid, Mont., Betty Horton of Reno, Nev., Les Krogedal of Tempe, Ariz., and Beverly Geist of Phoenix, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Prior to marrying L. Edwin Jordeth of Clawson, Mich., in 1973, Cynthia was a supervisor at Motorola in Phoenix for many years where she earned many accolades. They resided in Michigan for many years before moving to Arizona.

Viewing will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at Heritage Memorial Mortuary. She will be laid to rest at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at the National Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix.

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