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Maurice Finnegan

Maurice Finnegan, a longtime Kingman resident, died July 16, 2001.

He was 94.


Finnegan was born in 1907 in Chicago, Ill.

He served in the U.S.

Navy during World War II.


Finnegan moved his family to Kingman in 1953.

He retired from the county school district where, for more than 20 years, he drove a school bus for the high school.


Finnegan was a member of the Elks, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Knights of Columbus, and various other service organizations.

He was an avid hunter and collector.


Finnegan is survived by: his wife of 61 years, Mary Ann Finnegan of Kingman; one son, Michael of Kingman; four daughters, Patricia Rourk of Oklahoma, Katherine Finnegan of Scottsdale, Peggy Curtis of Kingman and Susan Finnegan of Washington, D.C.; five grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

Rosary will be held Friday, July 20, 2001, at a location to be determined.

Call Peggy Curtis at 757-7049 for time and location.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m.

Saturday July 21, 2001, at American Legion Post No.

14, 225 Oak St.

A traditional Irish wake will be held at 5 p.m.

Saturday July 21, 2001, at the Elks Lodge, 900 Gates Ave.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center, 1776 Airway Ave., Kingman 86401.

William "Slim" Collins

William "Slim" Collins died Friday July 13, 2001, in Kingman.

He was 77.


Collins was born Nov.

7, 1923, in Keene, N.Y.

and came to Mohave County 37 years ago from Claremont, N.H.

He was a retired shift supervisor for General Cable and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He also served as a volunteer at the St.

Vincent de Paul and the Kingman Food Bank.


Collins served in the U.S.

Army during World War II.

He is survived by: his wife of 53 years, Yvonne Collins of Kingman; two sons, John Collins and William Collins Jr., both of Kingman; one brother, Tom Collins of Puerto Rico; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m.

Friday July 20, 2001, at St.

Mary's Roman Catholic Church.

Burial will be private.


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