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ANDRES, WALTER F.  
WALTER F. ANDRES Walter F. Andres died in Prescott, AZ, on June 15, 2015 of cancer. He was born to Frank and Johanna (Fleischer) Andres on Sept. 13, 1927 in Salem, Ohio. He joined the Navy in 1945. He married Barbara Sanders on Sept. 26, 1953. They were married 61 years. Barbara Andres preceded him in death. Mr. Andres had a career with RCA in Arizona and New York City. Walter came back to his beloved Green Valley to retire.
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Published in Green Valley News & Sun on July 22, 2015
HICKS, LARRY N.  
LARRY N. HICKS We regret to inform you that Larry Hicks passed away at home on July 19, 2015 from metastatic prostate cancer due to Agent Orange exposure. He was 69.??Larry was awarded a Purple Heart and recently received three overlooked awards The Valorous Unit Award (equivalent to a Silver Star), a Navy Unit Citation and the Vietnam Gallantry Cross by U.S. Representative Ron Barber.??A big man with a gentle heart, Larry loved helping others, volunteering at the Green Valley Community Food Bank and cooking for Primavera, Five Points. He never turned down a game of cards or the chance to eat Chinese food. Animals gravitated to him. He retired after 38 years of service with Amtrak and Southern Pacific.??Besides leaving a hole in the hearts of many, Larry leaves his wife, Lise; two sons, Nathan (CT) and Tony (CA); and his favorite feline buddy, Jack. He received excellent care from the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and Valor Hospice. Donations may be made in his name to the Green Valley/Sahuarita Community Food Bank, 250 Continental Rd #101, Green Valley, AZ 85614. Services, with full military honors, will be held on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 at the Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista, AZ.
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Published in Green Valley News & Sun on July 26, 2015
LAMBERT, BETTY  
BETTY LAMBERT Betty Lou (nee Sikula) Lambert, age 81, a longtime resident of Green Valley, passed away July 16, 2015, surrounded by members of her beloved family. Born in Akron, OH, in 1934, Betty grew up on a farm, rode horses as a member of 4-H and cultivated talents in knitting, crocheting and baking. City Hospital School of Nursing in Cleveland awarded Betty her RN in 1957, her yearbook photo captioned: "Enthusiasm to spare." In 1958 she met the love of her life, Francis Lambert, while both were working at Cleveland Psychiatric Institute & Hospital. They married the same year and raised a family of four children. Celebrated as an unintentional comedian, Betty brought levity and joy to everyone in her life. Her passions included reading, movies, musicals (especially Rodgers and Hammerstein) and volunteering with her husband at The Animal League of Green Valley. She is survived by brother Richard Sikula; husband Francis Lambert; daughters Mary Gardner, Monica Hultquist and Rose Elliott; son Michael Lambert, granddaughters Jackie, Taylor, Kelly, Tara; grandsons Aaron, Brendan, Leonard III, Shane and great-grandson Mason. A viewing will be held at Green Valley Mortuary, 18751 S. La Caada Drive, Sahuarita, AZ, on Monday, July 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. A Memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 28, at Our Lady of the Valley Parish, 505 N La Caada Drive, Green Valley, AZ at 10 a.m. Committal service and reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Animal League of Green Valley (checks to be made out to TALGV), 1600 W. Duval Mine Road, Green Valley, AZ 85614.
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Published in Green Valley News & Sun on July 22, 2015
LONG, RALPH ELDON  
RALPH ELDON LONG Dr. Ralph Eldon Long passed away Monday, July 20, 2015, at his home in Green Valley, AZ. Ralph was born on March 26, 1931 on Green Valley Farm in Green Valley, Iowa, to Rollie & Ruth Long. Ralph is survived by his wife of 64 years, Marilyn S. Long. Ralph graduated from high school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and then attended college in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Ralph was a teacher and a leader in the welding community both nationally and internationally. He started his teaching career while he was enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War. After leaving the Air Force, he continued his college education at the Iowa State Teacher's College in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Ralph went on to earn a master's degree in industrial arts from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. His teaching then took him and the family to Utah State University in Logan, Utah in 1967, where he taught welding and expanded their Industrial Arts program. Ralph earned his doctorate of industrial arts from the University of Northern Iowa in 1980. Ralph was a member of the American Welding Society, serving as a district chair and officer for several years. He was also a member of IIW (International Institute of Welding), and his involvement took him throughout the world teaching and training. His last teaching position was at the Cochise Community College in Sierra Vista, AZ. Ralph & Marilyn have five children; Robert E. (Maxine) of Utah, Rodney E. (Fran) of Arizona, Richard D. (Renee) of Wisconsin, Elizabeth (Karen) of California , Matthew M. (Danielle) of Minnesota. They also have 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1, at 10 a.m. at Desert Hills Lutheran Church, 2150 Camino Del Sol, Green Valley, AZ. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cochise College Foundation, c/o: Dr. Ralph Long Memorial Scholarship, 4190 W. Highway 80, Douglas, AZ 85607 or www.cochise.edu/give .
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Published in Green Valley News & Sun on July 26, 2015
PULLIAM, CAROL (BRUNTZ)  
CAROL (BRUNTZ) PULLIAM Carol Pulliam, who moved to Green Valley in 1975, died July 20, 2015, at her home in Sahuarita, just two days before her 89th birthday. Carol was born in Hastings, Nebraska, in 1926. She met her husband, Jerry Pulliam, while in high school in Grand Island. They became engaged in 1944, while Jerry was home from Navy boot camp, and married in 1945 in the Treasure Island Navy Chapel in San Francisco about a week before he shipped out to Guam during World War II. She was 18, he was 19. Jerry arrived home from war just in time to celebrate their first anniversary. Earlier this year, they celebrated their 70th. After the Navy, Carol and Jerry lived in Colorado, Nebraska and Michigan while raising four daughters before moving to Green Valley in 1975. They moved to Sahuarita in 1978. Carol was a Blue Bird and Girl Scout leader; worked as a florist; managed and owned the Pecan Tree candy store and later a ladies boutique, both at Green Valley Village. She also helped Jerry grow his real estate company. Carol tutored elementary school children in Sahuarita and Amado for more than 10 years, was a member of the Red Hat Society, worked at the local food bank, and helped raise her four grandkids. She is survived by the love of her life, Jerry Pulliam; four daughters, Candice Pulliam of Denver; Cristy Pulliam of Sahuarita; Caryn "CJ" Pulliam Minor of Seaside, California; and Caye (Pulliam) Van Wagenen of Sahuarita. She also is survived by her grandchildren: Adam Lundquist of Sahuarita; Maggie (Lundquist) Carstensen and her husband, Josh, of Morenci; Emily (Wagenen) Bulldis and her husband, Air Force Capt. Brad Bulldis, of Tucson, and their twin 1-year-old daughters; Lisa Van Wagenen; and Cassie Minor of Seaside, Calif. No services are planned; her remains have been donated to science.
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Published in Green Valley News & Sun on July 26, 2015
STARNS, LOIS EMEL  
LOIS EMEL STARNS Oct. 16, 1930 to July 16, 2015 Lois was born in Goodland, Kan., Oct. 16, 1930 to Ray and Viola Emel. Lois graduated from high school in Winona, Kan., and was valedictorian of her class. She graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in business. On June 9, 1951, she married Warren Starns and they enjoyed 64 wonderful years together. To this union four children were born. Michel Wayne, Leslee Gwen, Dan Emel and Jon Edward. Lois spent the majority of her adult life on the farm homesteaded by her Granddad Stover, where they ranched and farmed. Lois and Warren started coming to Green Valley in 1996 and were snow birds for 10 years before moving there permanently. Lois has always been a person of faith and truly enjoyed her church family. She is survived by her husband, her four children and their spouses, 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. A memorial to celebrate her life will be Aug. 10, 2015 at the Green Valley Community Church at 10 a.m. with Rev. Jim Wallasky officiating. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be left to the Green Valley Community Church.
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Published in Green Valley News & Sun on July 22, 2015
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