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Vernon R.


Vernon R.

Shisler of Golden Valley died Thursday July 13, 2000, in Kingman.

He was 69.


Shisler was born July 27, 1930 in Sweet Springs, Mo., to Gilbert Ray Shisler and Rebecca Jane (Shouten) Shisler.

On Sept.

28, 1985 Mr.

Shisler married Barbara J.

McFarland in Irving, Texas.

He was a member of the Lutheran Church.


Shisler worked for 15 years for Anchor Metal Works in Kansas City, Mo., and for over 15 years he operated the Shisler Oil Co.

in Concordia, Mo.

He also worked as a builder in the construction of homes and schools.

For the past year he was an EDS technician for the Kingman Regional Medical Center.

He moved to Golden Valley from Houstonia, Mo, in 1997.


Shisler is survived by: his wife, Barbara J.

Shisler of Golden Valley; two sons, Mike Shisler of Concordia, Mo., and Mark Shisler of Broken Arrow, Okla.; two step-sons, Danny Lee of Blue Springs, Mo., and Jerry Lee of Cole Camp, Mo.; brother Leo Shisler of Sweet Springs, Mo.; five grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by: his parents, sister Esther and her infant twin sister.

Funeral services will be held at a later date in Sweet Springs, Mo.

Eva Sue Curry

Eva Sue Curry, a Mesa resident, died Monday, July 17, 2000 in Pinetop.

She was 51.


Curry was born on March 24, 1949 in Kingman.

She graduated from Kingman High School in 1966.


Curry worked for the Swagel-Wooten Eye Clinic.


Curry is survived by: two daughters, Kimberly Thompson and Allison Mosely of Mesa; two grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Alice Inman and Pat Koger; four brothers, Bud, Nick, Bill and Jack Duey, all of Kingman; one aunt; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, A.A.

and Marjorie Duey.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m.

on Saturday, July 22, 2000, at College View Baptist Church, 1810 S.

Longmore in Mesa.

Pastors Brett Inman and Doug Curry will officiate.

Memorial donations may be made to the White Mountain Hospital in Show Low or to a local cancer society.

Barbara Goebbel

Barbara Goebbel of Golden Valley died Monday July 17, 2000, in Golden Valley.

She was 67.


Goebbel was born Dec.

18, 1932, in Columbus, Ohio, and had been employed as an executive secretary in the aerospace industry (Rockwell) for 26 years.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.


Goebbel is survived by: her husband, Ed Goebbel of Golden Valley; one son, Joseph Kaska of Phoenix; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m.

Friday July 21, 2000, at Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor Steve Bergeson officiating.

Cremation was handled by Sutton Crematory.

Charles E.


Charles E.

Schmedeke died Saturday July 15, 2000 in Phoenix.

He was 70.


Schmedeke was born Feb.

7, 1930 in Manteno, Ill.

He was a supervisor with the 3450th Technical Training Group at Lowry Air Force Base in Colorado.


Schmedeke is survived by: his wife, Vivian L.

Schmedeke of Kingman; one brother, two sisters, three children, three stepchildren and seven grandchildren.

Visitation for Mr.

Schmedeke will be held 1-2 p.m.

Thursday July 20, 2000 at Sutton Memorial Funeral Home.

A funeral service will follow at 2 p.m.

for Mr.

Schmedeke, who is being cremated.


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