Dr. John Graham Lingenfelter passed away at the Joan and Diana Hospice Home on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at the age of 83. He, his wife Diana and family settled in Kingman in 1961, where he began his medical practice. He was known for his love and passion for his family, community, state and country.
His wife, Diana Ruth Lingenfelter, preceded his death on Jan. 13, 2011, and he is survived by their four children, Fred B. (Jensine) Lingenfelter, Sandra L. (Daniel) Terry, Susan L. Collins, Sara L. (Ben) Overson, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the Sutton Memorial Funeral Home, 1701 Sycamore Ave., Kingman. A celebration of life service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, April 20, at St. Johns United Methodist Church, 1730 Kino Ave., with a reception following the service in the St. Johns fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Joan and Diana Hospice Home, Attention: Jamie Taylor, 3269 Stockton Hill Road, Kingman, AZ 86409.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at Kingman Regional Medical Center, Flagstaff Medical Center, and the Joan and Diana Hospice Home for the kindness and great care during this difficult time.