Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Thu, Oct. 29


Louis Henry DePan

Funeral services for Louis Henry DePan, 63, were held Tuesday, November 20, 2001, at the First Baptist Church with Pastor David Daffern officiating. Interment was at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix, Ariz.

Mr. DePan passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2001, at the VA Medical Center in Prescott. He was born on August 23, 1938, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a practical joker and enjoyed woodworking. He served his country in the U.S. Army. He loved life.

He is survived by his wife Julia, of Winslow; three daughters, Julia Ann Waser of Mesa, Joann Wise of Colorado and Catherine Ann Olshaskie of Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico; and four grandchildren, Louis Daniel DePan, Michael Joe Wise, Timothy Robert Olshaskie and Ethan James Olshaskie.

Arrangements were handled by Greer’s Scott Mortuary of Winslow.

Juanita Mariscal

Funeral services for Juanita Mariscal, 79, were held Wednesday, November 21, 2001, at Greer’s Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Carol Hosler officiating. Interment was in Desert View Cemetery.

Juanita was born on March 27, 1922, in Anderson, Ark. She passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2001, at Flagstaff Medical Center. She came to Winslow to live in 1979, where she enjoyed sewing and doing alterations for many people for years. To know her was to love her.

Juanita is survived by her devoted companion, Kenny Hutchison of Winslow; one son, Frank T. Mariscal, Jr. of Douglas, Ariz.; one daughter, Sharon Bootman and her husband Lyle of Tucson, Ariz.; one granddaughter, Jana Crutchfield and husband of Los Angeles; one grandson, Frank Steele of Phoenix; one sister, Daisy Dyer of Sand Diego, Calif.; one brother, Jack (Mary Lou) Taylor of Phoenix.

She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Mariscal and nine brothers and sisters.

Arrangements were handled by Greer’s Scott Mortuary of Winslow.

Jim Yonnie

Funeral services for Jim Yonnie, 31, were held Tuesday, November 20, 2001, at the First Indian Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Yonnie officiating. Interment was in Desert View Cemetery.

Mr. Yonnie was born on August 6, 1970 in Winslow, Ariz. He passed away on November 1, 2001 in Phoenix, Ariz. He enlisted in the military in 1989 and was discharged in 1992. He was stationed in Alabama. He attended Winslow High School and graduated in 1989. He earned his Associates Degree from Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix in 1995. He was a boxer here in Winslow with Jake’s Boxing Club.

His survivors include: his wife, Della Yonnie of Glendale; his parents David and Jean Little, both of Winslow; two daughters, Jolisa and Melissa Yonnie, both of Glendale, and one son, Isaac Yonnie of Glendale; and one brother, Olin Little of Winslow.

Arrangements were handled by Greer’s Scott Mortuary of Winslow.

Encarnacion Archibeque

Holy Rosary for Encarnacion Archibeque, 97, were held Friday, November 23, 2001, at Madre de Dios Catholic Church in Winslow. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, November 24, 2001, at Madre de Dios Church with Father Dan Hussey officiating. Interment followed in Desert View Cemetery.

Encarnacion passed away on November 16, 2001, in Phoenix, Ariz. She was born on September 19, 1904, in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. She lived in Winslow most of her life raising her family. She was a member of Madre de Dios Catholic Church. She moved to Phoenix and has lived the last two years of her life with her son, Peter.

Her survivors include her children Barbara (Jack) Mann of Harvey, La.; Angela Ingersoll of Oceanside, Calif.; Macario (Lucinda) Archibeque of Stockton, Calif.; Christine (Hector) Smith of Bellflower, Calif.; Stella Crespin of Winslow; Francisco (Marcella) Archibeque of Bay Saint Louis, Miss.; Antionio A. (Sandra) Archibeque of Albermarle, North Carolina; Edward M. Archibeque of Sandy Valley, Nevada; Rose (Joe) Sheets of San Francisco, Calif.; and Peter (Janice) Archibeque of Phoenix; and her daughter-in-law, Irene Archibeque of Winslow; 100 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Urban Archibeque, sons David and Thomas Archibeque; her daugther, Manuelita; her parents and four sisters and her son-in-laws, Howard Ingersoll and Gilbert Crespin, and four grandchildren.

Arrangements were handled by Greer’s Scott Mortuary of Winslow.

John Wasdon

Rev. John Wasdon was born January 2, 1905 in Ennis, Texas to Elder William and Marmie Billings Wasdon. To this family there were three children, Annie, Ludie and John. The family then moved to Dallas, Texas, where he grew up and later met his wife, Willie Lee Allen of Dallas.

He was united in holy matrimony to Willie Lee Allen on February 14, 1930. To this union, four children were born, Johnnie Bonner, Elberta Lee, Ernest Wasdon and a son who proceeded him in death.

Rev. Wasdon was ordained by Rev. Paul Castel in Dalas in 1942. He relocated his family to Winslow on April 15, 1945, where he worked as a Chair Car attendant for ATSF from 1945 to June 30, 1971, when he retired.

Churches Rev. John Wasdon pastored are: Washington Chapel A.M.E. Church in Roswell, New Mexico; Howard Chapel A.M.E. Church in Gallup, New Mexico; The Methodist Church in McNary, Ariz.; Harbert Chapel A.M.E. Church in Flagstaff, Ariz.; Bethal A.M.E. Church in Mesa, Ariz.; and Saint Paul A.M.E. Church in Winslow.

Rev. Wasdon graduated from Moody Bible Institute and Southern Bible Training School of Dallas, Texas.

Rev. Wasdon leaves to cherish many fond and precious memories: his loving wife of 71 years, two daughter Johnnie Bonner of Winslow, Elberta Lee of Los Angles, Calif., Ernest Wasdon of San Pablo, Calif., 14 grandchildren, Elliott Wasdon, Bobby R. Wasdon, Dorothy (Raymond) Boyd, Otis Payton, Derrick Green, all from Los Angeles, Calif., Booper (Wanda) Bonner of Kansas City, Mo., Tim (Marie) Bonner of Prescott, Ariz., Michael (Debbie) Bonner of Winslow, Tom Bonner of Prescott, Diane (Al) Foster of Phoenix, Ariz., John Bonner of Sacramento, Calif., Jeffery Wasdon of Oakland, Calif., Jashana (Tony) Perez of Wildwood, Maryland., 21 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, November 24, 2001 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winslow. Rev. Lois Neely officiated. Viewing was held Friday, November 23 at Greer’s Scott Mortuary Chapel.

Arrangement were handled by Greer’s Scott Mortuary of Winslow.

Report a Typo Contact
Event Calendar
Event Calendar link
Submit Event