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Dixie Hanks

Fountain Hills, AZ - Dixie Hanks at age 76, passed away on Thursday, March 7, 2024. She was born on May 27, 1947 in Kansas City, KS. She was an Accountant for the United Way, prior to retirement. …

Howard J. Asher

Howard, age 99, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2024 in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Born on October 23, 1924 in Two Harbors, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Asher and his …

Lucille Margaret Holstein

Lucille departed this life to be with the Lord on Monday, February 21st surrounded by family. Lucille was the daughter of Ed C. and Clara (Hohlt) Beckmann and was born November 17th, 1932, on their …

Philip L. Hummel III

Philip, 86, of Fountain Hills, Arizona, left this world to be with Jesus on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Born June 11, 1937 in Portsmouth, OH. He was the son of the late Philip L. Hummel II and Janet …

Robert James “Jim” Fierek

Robert, age 96, of Grand Rapids, MN passed away Saturday, March 2, 2024, in Peoria, AZ. Jim was born in Duluth, MN on May 9, 1927, to Benjamin and Stella Fierek. He graduated from Morgan Park High …

Carol Calhoun

Carol was born in Chicago, Illinois and died Thursday, February 22, 2024 in Sun City, Arizona. Carol moved to Arizona in 1968. Carol volunteered with Boswell Hospital, Arizona Humane Society, Sun …

Jane Fuerstenberg Nekali

Jane, 82, formerly of Luverne, MN, died on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Jane was born October 7, 1941, in St. Kilian, Minnesota, to Leo and Perry Etta …

Gaynor Ann Landon

Gaynor, wife of James Arthur Landon, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2024 after a long and courageous battle with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease; …

Rachel Karen Dirkse

Rachel Karen Dirkse (April 1, 1940 - February 25, 2024) was a beloved resident of Holland and Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Fountain Hills, Arizona. She peacefully passed away at the age of 83, leaving …

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