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September 2012— IN PASSING... Walter Hirsch Walter J. Hirsch, born March 14, 1938 passed away on August

4, 2012. Illness won over goodness, but the fi ght to live was a good one. Walter is survived by his wife, Gloria Ingraham Hirsch. Walter was the light of her life and she is left with beautiful memories. He is also survived by his son Michael, grandson Griffi n and fi ve loving step-children whose lives were enriched by loving him. A visitation was held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2012 at Valley of the Sun Mortuary & Cemetery, Chandler, Arizona with a Farewell Service at 11:00 on Sunday, August 12, 2012. 

Maynard A. Lucier Maynard A. Lucier of Sun Lakes, Arizona

passed away on August 12, 2012, formally of Deaborn MI and Woodridge IL. Maynard is preceded in death by his loving wife Rosemary Lucier, brother Jerome Lucier and sister Rosemary Jeanette Lucier. He is survived by his children, son Steven Lucier of Bolingbrook IL, daughter Michele Lucier of Linden MI, and grandchildren Angela

Allyn Mandel Myers Allyn Mandel Myers passed away peacefully on July 23, 2012, at

Emeritus of Green Mountain nursing home in Lakewood, Colorado. She was born on July 15, 1918, in Maumee, Ohio. Flora Stone Mather College of Case Western Reserve University

in Cleveland, Ohio, awarded her BA and MA degrees. She married Raymond Myers in 1942 and taught high school

French and Spanish for 25 years before retiring and moving in 1985 to Sun Lakes, where she and Raymond made many friends. Allyn loved visiting France and traveled there on numerous occasions with family and friends. Raymond preceded her in death in 2000. She moved from Sun Lakes to Pennington

Gardens in Chandler, then to Colorado eight years ago. Allyn is survived by her beloved children, grandchildren, nieces and nephew. Her family will scatter her ashes in France in accordance with her wishes. 

Josephine Orestad Josephine Orestad passed away on

May 26, 2012, in Sun Lakes, Arizona, from complications related to a fall; she was 88 years old. Josephine was born on January 16, 1924, in Birmingham, Alabama. Her birth mother gave her up for adoption, and she spent the fi rst four years of her life in an orphanage in New Orleans. A couple from Chicago adopted Josephine when she was four. Josephine always knew that she was adopted and when she applied for her fi rst passport in 1971, she obtained her birth certifi cate and began a journey to track down her birth parents. As a result of her determination and persistence, Josephine was successful in establishing a rewarding relationship with the families of her birth parents. In 1951, Josephine married Robert

Orestad, a carpenter and salesman. For many years the couple lived in Illinois where Josephine worked as an expeditor at Elmhurst Hospital. She had two children: her daughter, Tina, and her son, Norman. In 1964 Robert developed kidney disease. Josephine read an article about a doctor in Seattle who was experimenting with kidney transplants and she contacted him about Robert’s condition. Due to Josephine’s perseverance, Robert was accepted into a then novel program in Virginia and became one of the fi rst recipients of a cadaver kidney transplant. Until Robert’s death in 1992, the Orestad family’s life revolved primarily around Robert’s health issues.

In the 1989, Orestads

relocated to Conc ret e , Washington. In 2002 Josephine moved to Lakes,

Sun Arizona,

where she lived until her death. In Sun Lakes Josephine worked as a demonstration lady in various local stores, an occupation for which she was well suited given her outgoing personality. Josephine loved to travel, and she and her husband took many trips to Europe including exotic locations such as Turkey. They would often rent a car and tour the countryside. Josephine also loved to dance. According to family lore, she met her husband while working as a taxi dancer at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. Josephine is survived by her daughter,

Tina Frey, an investment advisor in Chicago, Illinois; her grandson, Zachary Frey, a restaurant manager in Los Angeles, California; her son, Norman; and her grandson, Tory Max Orestad. Her family wishes to acknowledge the help and comfort that they and Josephine received from hospice care prior to her death. A mass was held for Josephine in Sun Lakes, Arizona, shortly after her passing, and another funeral mass was held in Chicago in July. Her ashes were interred in her family plot. 

Bernice Sadkin Bernice (Bunny) Sadkin, nee Mason, age 86, a resident of Sun

Lakes (Oakwood) for the last 10 years, and former resident of Skokie (Chicago) IL for many years, passed away on July 23rd. She was the cherished mother of Howard (Jill), Lee and Zachary and fond sister of Harold (Alice) Mason. Prior to moving to Sun Lakes, Bunny was a realtor in the Chicago area for over 30 years. Bunny enjoyed her retirement in Sun Lakes very much. She really enjoyed the friends she made and looked forward to the activities they did. Donations in her memory may be made to The American Cancer Society, 820 Davis St., Suite 400, Evanston, IL 60201. 

Sue Shuttleworth Sue Shuttleworth, 88, of Sun Lakes, AZ, passed away on August

2, 2012. She was born in Tennessee and moved to Parker, AZ in 1947. Sue managed the family business, Paul’s Electric, until she retired to Sun Lakes, AZ in 1981. Sue is a member of the First Baptist Church of Sun Lakes and was a Charter Member of The Parker First Baptist Church and a member of The Eastern Star. Sue is survived by her son, Paul Shuttleworth, Jr. She is preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Paul Shuttleworth, Sr. Services were held in Sun Lakes, AZ. Arrangements entrusted to Valley of the Sun Mortuary, 

Dorothy (Dottie) Tribble Dorothy (Dottie) Tribble, age 82, a

resident of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away July 22, 2012. She lived in Oakwood from 2000-2010. She was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late Benjamin Homer and Helen Jeanette Shaver on March 14, 1930. Dorothy graduated from Leyden High School in 1948 and received a BA in English from the University of Michigan in 1952. While there she was initiated into the Kappa Delta Sorority and remained involved with their philanthropies throughout her life. She married the late Guy Leslie Tribble, Jr. in 1952 and they lived together in Dearborn, Michigan before relocating to Long Beach, California in 1962. Dorothy was a teacher at Reid High

Fay of Ypsilanti MI, Elliott Fay of Fenton MI, Conner Jones of Linden MI, Jackie Lucier of Bolingbrook IL, Dani Lucier of Bolingbrook IL. Maynard proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was honorably discharged. Arrangements entrusted to Valley of the Sun Mortuary and Cemetery, Chandler, AZ. 

Bernard J. (Jack) Powell Bernard J. (Jack) Powell, age 77,

passed away on July 15, 2012 in Spokane, Washington while on a trip to spend time with his family and attend his eldest son’s wedding. He was born in Drexel, North Carolina on September 13, 1934. He joined the U.S. Air Force in November 1951 at 17 years of age and served for 20 years before retiring in December 1971. It was a career he loved. Jack moved to Mesa, Arizona with his

wife Julia and daughters Diane, Donna and Debbie in February 1973. He worked for the U.S. Post Offi ce where he was employed for 22 years before retiring in October 1992. Jack spent his retirement years traveling with Julia, spending his summers in San Diego, fi shing the lakes in Sun Lakes, playing bocce ball, buying and renovating homes and visiting with his Sun Lakes friends. Jack and Julia have been residents of Sun Lakes since October 1986. Although fi ghting lung cancer he was determined to see his eldest son

Michael marry Lisa in Spokane on Saturday, July 14th. Jack passed away on Sunday, July

15th with

most of his family by his side. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. We will always remember his unending energy and determination, his quick smile, his easy conversation, his willingness to help anyone and his ability to fi x anything. Jack is survived by his wife of 48 years,

Julia; children Cathy (Rick), Karen (Eugene), Michael (Lisa), Ron (Donna), Diane (Rick), Donna (Lee) and Debbie; siblings Marie, Harold and Bill; 16 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Please make a gift

to your favorite

charity. No fl owers please. Services will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery in Cave Creek, Arizona on October 26, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. 


School until she retired in 1994 and was passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students. She was instrumental in developing a program for at risk teens and was actively involved with the English Council of Long Beach. Her love of literature and learning continued throughout her life. Her interests included book clubs, crossword puzzles, philanthropic work and she especially enjoyed spending time with her many friends and family. She is survived by her children, Guy Tribble III of Hillsborough, California, Michael Tribble of Seal Beach, California, Kareen Tribble of Chandler, Arizona and Beth Ann Tribble of Chandler, Arizona. She is also survived by four grandchildren. 


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