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In Passing

Kay Cee Christenson (KayCee)

Kay Cee Christenson (KayCee) Kay Cee Christenson (KayCee), age 63 of Goodyear, Ariz., passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022, at Hospice of the Valley in Glendale, Ariz. Services were held June 17 at Thompson Funeral Chapel in Goodyear, Ariz., for immediate family. A celebration of life for friends and family will be held at…

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Deanna Lynn Engelbert Deanna Lynn Engelbert transitioned from this earthly life on June 27, 2022, to a heavenly and blessed eternity. God showed He would carry her on through cancer with His deep love. She graduated from Marian High in Omaha and received her B.S. in business from Bellevue University in Bellevue, Neb. Deanna had…

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Janice “Jan” Hilliker Fowler With heavy hearts, we are letting Jan’s many loved ones know that Jan passed away on April 8, 2022, at her home in Goodyear, Ariz. She so dearly loved her family. Her three children, Chuck, Dianne, and John, have all been able to be together with Aubrey in Arizona to share…

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William Carl Brown (Bill) William Carl Brown (Bill), 88, son of Wesley Carl and Donie Brown, passed away on March 10, 2022. Bill grew up in Kansas City, Mo., where he participated in the Boy Scouts, earning the rank of Life Scout. He graduated from Southeast High School and moved to Flint, Mich., to attend…

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Luis “Lou” J. Escajeda Luis “Lou” J. Escajeda, beloved husband of Carole Escajeda, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2022, in Goodyear, Ariz., at the age of 81. He was an original member of the Sandbaggers and 26-year PebbleCreek resident who loved being part of the PebbleCreek community. He is predeceased by his brothers Ruben…

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Mary Elizabeth Bruner Mary E. Bruner, local resident, 68, from Goodyear passed away at Banner Boswell Medical Center in Sun City, Ariz. She was born in Richmond, Ind., where she lived for 46 years and worked as a registered nurse at Reed Memorial Hospital. She then resided in Bloomington, Ill. and Goodyear, Ariz. Survivors include…

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Brian K. Balliet Brian, age 74, of Goodyear, Ariz., formerly of Ann Arbor, Mich., passed away at Hospice of the Valley, Surprise, Ariz., on Dec. 18. He was born in Northampton, Penn., to Henry P. and Marian (Kern) Balliet on Jan. 21, 1947. Brian received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Lehigh University in…

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David Fredo David Fredo, 72, of Goodyear, Ariz., passed away from leukemia on Dec. 6, 2021. Dave and his wife, Kathy, moved to Goodyear in 2013. Dave enjoyed playing golf and Wii bowling, playing guitar, was an angel (daemon) of the Fun Line Dance Club, a member of the Gun Club, and a member of the…

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Gerald (Jerry) Curttright Gerald (Jerry) Curttright, 93, passed away at home in Goodyear, Ariz., on Oct. 17, 2021. He was born in Spencer, Iowa and graduated from Lincoln High School in Tacoma, Wash. in 1946. In 1956, Jerry married Dorothy Byler in Seattle. They enjoyed a wonderful life together until her passing in 1997. Much…

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Doris Jean Giocomo Doris Jean Giocomo, 87, of Goodyear, Ariz. passed away peacefully at home, Aug. 6, 2021, following an extended illness. Doris was born Sept. 22, 1933 in Chicago, Ill. to Gladys and Milton Cleek. When Doris was 16, she met the love of her life, Frank Giocomo, at the dime store where they…