Santo V. Vartola, 78, of Kingman passed away Sunday, May 2, 2010, with his wife Elaine and 15 family members at his side. He was born Jan. 13, 1932, in Chicago.
Santo moved to Kingman in 1990 from Burton, Ohio, with his wife, Aurora. She died in 1995. He went to work for Kingman Golf Course, then Valle Vista Golf Course in their pro shops.
He married Elaine Fields on May 13, 1998. He enjoyed golf, fishing, bowling and poker.
Santo is survived by his wife, Elaine Vartola; two sons, Tony Vartola of Rio Rico, Ariz., and Santo Vartola Jr. of Burton, Ohio; two daughters, Dyana Peters of Mantua, Ohio, and Aurora Vartola of Colorado Springs, Colo.; three stepchildren; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
No services are planned at this time.