Obituaries

Chaplain (Col.) Joseph Huseth

Chaplain (Col.) Joseph Huseth, age 88, passed away at Oakwood Village in Madison, Wis., on May 17, 2015. He grew up in Lake Mills, Iowa, and after graduating from high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was part of the 2nd Armored Division in Europe during the later part of World War II. He graduated from St. Olaf College in the spring of 1950 and married Elaine Carson in September. Two weeks later, he was again called to military service as a staff sergeant in the Korean Conflict where he was wounded twice and received two Purple Hearts plus the Silver Star for gallantry in action.

Judith Hageman Cooney

Judith Hageman Cooney, 61, passed in peace on Wednesday May 20, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson, Ariz. She was born in Parkersburg, W.Va., on Oct. 2, 1953. She was preceded in death by her parents Glenn and Vera McCartney; and brother Barry Mccartney. She is survived by her husband Nigel Cooney; her two children Thomas Dale Hageman II (son), and Ashley Nicole Maria Hageman (daughter). She had three grandchildren. Judith was an amazing mother and grandma. 

Judith will be cremated at Hatfield Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be held on May 30, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Sierra Vista.

David M. Jordan

David M. Jordan, 80, of Sierra Vista, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015, at Devon Gables Health Care Center of Tucson, Ariz. He had been a resident of Arizona for 18 years. A Celebration of David’s Life Service in New York are pending at this time. Private family interment will be at a later date. Arrangements are by Hatfield Funeral Home with online condolences at hatfieldfh.com.

Edward Harry Pagel

Edward Harry Pagel, 85, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., passed away on Monday, May 4, 2015. Memorial services will be on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Southern Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery featuring the Navy Honor Guard. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.hatfieldfh.com.

Corina C. Leza

Corina C. Leza, 95, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., passed away peacefully on Monday, May 18, 2015. Mass of the Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 12 p.m. at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church. A reciting of the Rosary will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the Hatfield Funeral Home with a memorial service to follow. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.hatfieldfh.com.

Joann Helen Campbell

Joann Helen Campbell, 63, a 29-year resident of Hereford, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015. She was born at Ft. Lewis, Wash., to Dale L. and Helen J. (Blydenstein) Winston.

Joann was a loving Wife and Mother.

She is survived by her husband of 42-years, Ronald Campbell; a daughter, Mary Darren of Arizona, and a son, Christopher Campbell of Arizona; and two grandchildren, Kiley Amber Madrid Campbell, and Sienna Helena Darren, both of Arizona.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jensen’s Sierra Vista Mortuary. You may leave on line condolences atjensensmortuary.com.

Bennie N. Armijo

Bennie N. Armijo, 97, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015, at St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment will follow at the Cochise Memory Gardens. Further information will be in a later edition.

Arrangements are by Hatfield Funeral Home with online condolences at hatfieldfh.com.

Eleanor Miller

Eleanor was born on January 12, 1918, in Denver, Colo., to Stella and Julius (Dutch) Uhrlaub. While she was still a baby, the family moved to Florence, Colo. Eleanor loved school and thought vacations lasted way too long. In high school in Florence she was named valedictorian of her class. 

After graduation she moved to Emporia, Kan., where she worked as a secretary in an uncles law office. While living in Emporia, she met John Miller on a blind date. It did not take many more dates before she and John were married in 1938. After their marriage they moved to Coffeyville, Kan., where John managed a service station. Their daughter, Linda, was born there. 

Robert David Nieuwenhuis

Robert (Rob, Bob) died suddenly and unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 20. He was born in Williamsburg, Iowa, and moved to Arizona with his family when he was 7 years old. He was second in a long line of family members that attended Tombstone High School. Robert worked many years in the Sierra Vista area for Southwestern Plumbing while singlehandedly raising his two children before starting his own business (San Pedro Plumbing) in 1992. He then operated the business with his wife Sam until 2010.

John F. Nicolais

Dedicated pharmacist John F. Nicolais of Hereford, died in the loving arms of his family at the Hospice of the Valley, in Phoenix in the early morning of May 19, 2015. After many loving visits by family and friends, he slid away from us to heaven.

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