Mrs. Connie Pitcher, 66, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2005 in Yuma. She was born January 7, 1939 in Ridgeport, Indiana.
Connie is survived by her husband, Clayton Pitcher of Yuma; sons, Russell L. Pitcher of Bloomington, Indiana, John Pitcher of Yuma, and Robert Pitcher of Yuma; daughter, Marcia Pitcher of Yuma; brother, Robert Carl Johnson of Bloomington, Indiana; and sister, Linda Polley of Edwardsport, Indiana. She is also survived by ten grandchildren.
Connie was preceded in death by her mother, Beulha Johnson and father, Carl Johnson.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, June 20, 2005 at Kammann Mortuary at 2 p.m.
Ruth Henry Stuck
Ruth Henry Stuck was born November 30, 1919 in Frankford, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She died June 15, 2005.
She is survived by her husband, Fenton Lee Stuck, whom she married December 10, 1982 in Los Angeles, California; children, Charles George Ess, of Hyattsville, Maryland, Thomas Dewey Ess, of Yuma, Bari Smejkal, of Denver, Colorado, Wendy Rutherford, of Lake City, Florida, Christopher Dennis Smejkal, of Lathrop, California, Bonnie (Mrs. Gregory) Wagaman, of Fallbrook, California; step-children, Frances Kay Craft, of Mansfield, Missouri, Wayne Stuck, of California, Robert Stuck, of Bakersfield, California, Roger Ott, of Bakersfield, California, Vickie Lou Smejkal, of Aurora, Colorado, Stephen Smejkal, of California, Keith Horst, of Colorado, and Kevin Horst, of Colorado; grandchildren, Raymond, George and Aaron Ess, sons of Charles Ess, Spencer Loyd, Tabatha (Mrs. Jared) Nuttall, Cynthia (Mrs. Kenneth) Hummer, Douglas, Rebecca, Stephen and Jennifer Ess, children of Thomas Ess; Joshua, Brendon and Russell Smejkal, sons of Bari Smejkal; Roy and Aaron Rutherford, sons of Wendy; Christie and Calie Smejkal, daughters of Christopher Smejkal; Joseph, Kendra, Richard and Jacob Wagaman, children of Bonnie Wagaman; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Roland Henry, Boca Raton, Florida and George W. Henry III, of Fort Meyers, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George W. Henry Jr. and Ella Mae Walton; two brothers, Walton Henry and Spencer Henry; sister, Jane Ray Heinicke; daughter-in-law, Guer (Khanseetha) Ess; step-daughter, Karom Phuwongsa; grandson, Christopher Ess, son of Thomas; great-grandson, Connor Wagaman; husbands, Raymond Claire Ess, died May 1, 1957, of Loveland, Colorado; Delmore A. Tauer, died July 1, 1963, in Wilmar, Minnesota; Emil Frank Smejkal, died April 7, 1981, in Yuma, Arizona; step-son, Claude Stuck, August 1999 in Kern County, California.
She was a member of the Vineyard Ward, Maricopa Stake, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She joined the Church on July 1, 1961 in Yucaipa, California.
Family requests no flowers. Donations may be made to your favorite charity of help a family in need.
Visitation will be held on Monday June 20, 2005 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Meldrum Mortuary, 52 N. MacDonald, Mesa, Arizona.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 21, 2005 at 10 a.m. with a visitation one hour prior at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Vineyard Ward, 1054 W. 2nd Place, Mesa, Arizona.
Burial and graveside services to be held at Johnson Mortuary, 1st Avenue, Yuma, Arizona, on Wednesday June 22, 2005 at 11 a.m.