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Dolores “Dee” Jean Baril - Preston C. Penrod - Norma Mataele

Dolores “Dee” Jean Baril, 75, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2006, in Kingman. She was born on Sept. 3, 1930, in Palatine, Ill.

Dee and her husband, Clarence, moved to Lake Havasu City from Barrington, Ill. They were residents for 12 years and owned Baril’s Auto Repair. After their retirement in 1985, they moved to Kingman.

Dee was a devoted volunteer at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church and she will be deeply missed by her extended family at St. Mary’s.

She loved motorcycles, NASCAR racing, gardening, dancing, and most of all, spending time with her family, friends and especially her grandchildren.

Dee is survived by her sons, Greg Baril of Arizona, Mark Baril of Arizona, Charlie Baril of California, John Baril of Arizona, Matt Baril of Arizona; her daughters, Cathy Schumacher of Arizona, Celeste Baril of Illinois, Theresa Rische of Arizona, Mary Morgan of Arizona, Anne Grochocki of Arizona; 19 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one on the way.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Clarence Baril.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 24, at Mountain View Cemetery in Kingman. Father James Alling will be officiating.

Condolences and thoughts can be made to her family at

Arrangements were entrusted to Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory.

Preston C. Penrod, 75, of Kingman died Saturday, June 17, 2006, in Las Vegas. He was born Feb. 24, 1931, in Pineyon, Ariz.

He moved to the Kingman/Mohave County area 40 years ago from Anchorage, Alaska.

He graduated from Snowflake High School.

He started drilling water wells in his teens as a helper during vacations and on weekends. During the following years, he worked in fish hatcheries, construction in Alaska as a loader operator, but returned to well drilling in 1967 by starting his drilling company, Penrod Drilling, which still operates today.

Preston is preceded in death by his daughter, Paulette Whipple; his brothers, Ted Penrod and Clyde Penrod; and his sisters, Dee Whiting and Wanda Young.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Carla Sue Penrod of Kingman; his daughter, Nannette Frost of Taylor, Ariz.; two sons, Kim Preston Penrod and Brent D. Penrod, both of Kingman; his daughter, Sheila Moore of Mesa; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Adkins; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28, with service to follow from 10 to 11 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3180 Rutherford Drive, Kingman.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery following the service.

Norma Mataele was born on Aug. 7, 1955, in East Moline, Ill.

She passed away at home in Kingman on June 12, 2006, with her friends and family around her.

She fought hard the last year and beat many odds against a rare brain tumor until God embraced her.

She was a single mother of six and had six grandchildren.

She was a survivor of many challenges. She had a beautiful spirit that will live on.

She loved her children and would do anything for them. She loved music, singing, chickens and gardening.

We would like to thank neighbors and friends for your kindness, help and support.

Our family appreciates hospice for making our mother as comfortable and as happy as possible in her last months.

Services for the memory of her life will be held all day on Saturday, June 24, at 3055 E. Suffock Ave., in Kingman.

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