Obituaries

Gary Beckman
B: 1950-09-28
D: 2018-02-18
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Beckman, Gary
Dr. M. Diane Pettypool
B: 1949-08-17
D: 2018-02-13
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Pettypool, Dr. M. Diane
Thomas Jones
B: 1982-10-13
D: 2018-02-12
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Jones, Thomas
Patricia Varner
B: 1937-08-13
D: 2018-02-12
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Varner, Patricia
Diana "Kim" Lively
B: 1959-09-14
D: 2018-02-12
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Lively, Diana "Kim"
Holly Villamil
B: 1984-06-19
D: 2018-02-08
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Villamil, Holly
Eva Sullivan
B: 1936-07-31
D: 2018-02-07
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Sullivan, Eva
Joyce Reed
B: 1941-05-12
D: 2018-02-07
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Reed, Joyce
Michael Singleton, Sr.
B: 1949-05-04
D: 2018-02-04
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Singleton, Sr., Michael
Elizabeth "Betty" Heape
B: 1927-09-19
D: 2018-02-01
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Heape, Elizabeth "Betty"
Mae Gregersen
B: 1925-05-15
D: 2018-01-29
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Gregersen, Mae
Colleen Rennison
B: 1942-01-10
D: 2018-01-27
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Rennison, Colleen
Gary Ashman
B: 1935-01-26
D: 2018-01-26
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Ashman, Gary
Robert McKee
B: 1955-05-15
D: 2018-01-26
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McKee, Robert
Murl Reiman
B: 1933-09-14
D: 2018-01-25
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Reiman, Murl
John Jones
B: 1953-02-13
D: 2018-01-24
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Jones, John
Donald Sanders
B: 1941-11-19
D: 2018-01-22
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Sanders, Donald
Shirley Koenig
B: 1935-09-04
D: 2018-01-12
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Koenig, Shirley
Lela Pierson
B: 1927-12-09
D: 2018-01-11
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Pierson, Lela
Doris Ellet
B: 1927-06-06
D: 2018-01-10
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Ellet, Doris
Alvin "Al" Boyer
B: 1932-03-25
D: 2018-01-07
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Boyer, Alvin "Al"

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