Obituaries

Gloria Ann Winder

Gloria Ann Winder, born Jan. 23, 1936, in Nampa, Idaho, passed away in Kingman on Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, while in the presence of her family.

While Gloria visited a good portion of the U.S. in her youth, she came to reside in Southern California until she moved permanently to Kingman in 1996. Gloria was a business owner for more than 10 years with her husband in the trucking industry in California and Arizona. She was also involved in real estate while living in California. Gloria enjoyed reading, gardening, card playing and painting. She will be remembered fondly as a homemaker, mother, sister, wife and friend.

Gloria is survived by her husband, Allen; her children, Tom Sirianni, Kelly Winder, Kaci Coleman and Dan Winder; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; her sisters, Betty and Jean; and her brothers, Bill, Leonard and Johnny.

Services will be private.

Charles Sandone

Charles Sandone, 81, of Kingman, passed away at Kingman Regional Medical Center on Dec. 24 2005. He was born on May 5, 1924, in Scranton, Pa. He lived in Kingman for nine years, coming here from Siloam Springs, Ark.

Mr. Sandone is survived by his wife, Freddie Sandone of Kingman; his sons, Ron Sandone of Fresno, Calif., Randall Sandone of Urbana, Ill., and Michael Sandone of Springfield, Pa.; and his daughter, Dawn Sandone of Urbana.

Mr. Sandone served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII and in the U.S. Air Force.

He retired from the Air Force and earned a bachelor's of science degree.

Services will be announced at a later date.

Frank E. Shaw

Frank E. Shaw Jr., 68, of Chloride passed away at home on Dec. 22, 2005. He was born Oct. 9, 1937, in Warwick, R.I., and married Elaine R. (Truesdale) Shaw (deceased) on May 4, 1957.

He is survived by his five children, Frank Shaw III, David Shaw, Linda Jones, Edward Shaw and Forrest Shaw; his sister, Beverly Hoeker; and brother, George Shaw.

He was blessed to have 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was an active member of American Legion Post 14, president of the Chloride Muzzleloaders and the assistant fire chief for the Chloride Volunteer Fire Department.

A memorial service will be held at the Kingman Presbyterian Church, 2425 Detroit Ave., in Kingman on Dec. 31 at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Kingman Presbyterian Church.

Beth L.

Martin-Wheeler

Beth L. Martin-Wheeler of Kingman, born Oct. 22, 1948, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel E. Wheeler of Illinois; sons, Tracy (Misty) Couch and Shawn (Janet) Martin; daughter, Victoria Johnson; grandsons, Jeffrey and Jacob Martin, Timothy Craycraft and Austin Espinosa; granddaughters, Kyia Couch, Randi (Anthony) Espinosa; brothers, Raymond (Girlie), William (Wilma), Pete (Frances) and Thomas Forman; sisters, Velma, Cheryl (Jeff) Esposito, Corrine (Paul) Schupp and Mary (Frank) Hoenick; and several nieces and nephews.

Beth is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Theda Forman; brothers, Randall, Patrick, Russell and Timothy; sisters, Edna, Elaine, Virginia and Ruth; and grandson, Brandon.

Beth worked for Citizens Telephone Company as an operator and dispatcher for 27 years. She was a wonderful, caring and loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She will truly be missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

Services will be held at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30, officiated by Pastor Richard Young. A reception to celebrate Beth's life will follow at Katherine Heidenreich Adult Center, 1776 Airway Ave., Kingman.

Tony Hidalgo Benavidez, Sr.

Tony Hadalgo Benavidez Sr., 76, of Kingman died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, in Kingman.

He was born Feb. 24, 1929, in Raton, N.M.

Sutton Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements.