Victor E.


Victor E.

Bartmus, a Cottonwood resident, died Thursday May 24, 2001.

He was 67.


Bartmus was retired.

He was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and served in the U.S.



Bartmus is survived by: his wife Pat of Cottonwood; one brother, Klein Bartmus of Kingman; five sisters, Dorothy Fellows, Betty Brock, Bernice Cline, all of Kingman, and Mary Boice and Libby Fourkas, both of California; three children; and four grandchildren.

Two brothers, Galen and Peter Bartmus, preceded him in death.

A memorial service was held at Clarkdale Baptist Church.

Memorial donations may be made to a local hospice or the American Cancer Society.

Dorothy C.


Dorothy C.

Sullivan died Thursday May 17, 2001, in Kingman.

She was 84.


Sullivan was born June 17, 1916, in Tacoma, Wash.


Sullivan moved to Anchorage, Alaska, in 1956 and to Kingman in 1979.


Sullivan is survived by: two sisters, Ruth Burns and Flo Kuhlow, both of the San Diego, Calif.

Area; and two grandchildren.

Her husband James Sullivan and one son, Bruce E.

Cole, preceded her in death.


Sullivan's ashes will be placed in a niche at Mountain View Cemetery.

Carl George Trakel

Carl George Trakel, a former Kingman resident, died Saturday May 26, 2001, in Olathe, Kan.

He was 76.


Trakel was born Nov.

24, 1924, in Waukesha, Wisc.

He moved to Gardner, Kan., in August; before moving to Kansas he lived in Kingman, Lake Havasu City, and Las Vegas, Nev.

A graduate of Waukesha (Wisc.) High School, he retired in 1982 after a 40 years career as a self-employed brick mason and in construction.

He worked on the London Bridge reconstruction in Lake Havasu City.


Trakel served in the U.S.

Army in the European Middle Eastern Theater during World War II; he earned two Bronze Stars.

He was a member of St.

Luke's & St.

Mark's Lutheran Church in Waukesha, Wisc.


Trakel is survived by: one daughter, Betty Jean Frasher of Gardner, Kan.; one son, James Paul Trakel of Cullman, Ala.; one stepson, James "Jack" Kobasziar of Great Falls, Mont.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

His parents, Delbert Trakel and Frances Kremer Trakel, and two sisters, Doris Pike and Marian Lange, preceded him in death.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Southwest Blvd.

Family Health Car Clinic, c/o Bruce Funeral Home, P.O.

Box 192, Gardner, Kan., 66030.

Mary Catherine Mendoza

Mary Catherine Mendoza died Thursday May 24, 2001, in Riverside, Calif.

She was 92.


Mendoza was born Dec.

15, 1909 in Signal.

She lived in Riverside, Calif., for 34 years.


Mendoza is survived by: one son, Carlos Mendoza of Riverside, Calif.; one daughter, Carlotta Mendoza-Arredondo of Riverside, Calif.; two sisters, Lola Banegas of Tucson, and Louise Cruz of Kingman; four brothers, Frank Esquibel, Raymond Montez, Lawrence Esquibel and Butch Esquibel, all of Kingman; ten grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m.

on Saturday June 2, 2001, at St.

Mary's Catholic Church in Kingman.

Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Ruanna 'Ann' Albright

Ruanna "Ann" Albright died Saturday May 26, 2001, in Kingman.

She was 75.


Albright was born Dec.

8, 1925, in Hermleigh, Texas.

She was a homemaker and lived in Kingman for 38 years.


Albright is survived by: one daughter, Sheryl Dodsworth of Kingman; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m.

on Thursday May 31, 2001, at Kingman Christian Church, 2820 Gordon Dr.