Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
Wed, Feb. 24


Erna A. Ingels

Erna A. Ingels passed away Sept. 27. She was born in Payette, Idaho in 1910. She moved to Arizona in 1916 and have lived in Winslow since 1948.

She is survived by her husband, Landon Ingels, two daughters: Pat Dunn of Sun Lakes and Bette Mack of Grand Island, Nebraska; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and a sister.

She retired from the Valley National Bank in 9173 after 25 years of service.

She was active in many Winslow community service projects.

Private services will be held in the Chapel at Norvel Owens Mortuary, which is in charge of the arrangements.

Ardy Baca Benitez

Funeral services of Ardy Baca Benitez, 74, who died Tuesday, Sept. 19, were held Sept 21 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Holbrook.

Mrs. Benitez was born in Concho. She was a longtime member of Guadalupe Catholic Church, where she taught catechism for many years and was a member of the Legion of Mary. She was also a member of the American Legion Women's Auxiliary. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking and the casino.

Survivors include on daughter, Joann Dominguez and her husband Antonio Dominguez of Winslow; two brothers, Filomeno Baca of Redmond, Oregon, and Robert Baca of Glendale; five grandchildren, Ronnie Napper of Winslow, Valerie Garafolo of Holbrook, Mark Dominguez of Phoenix, Raymond Benavidez of Holbrook and Tricia Benevidez; and 10 great-grandchildren, Heather Napper and Brittany Napper both of Phoenix, Alexandra, Nicholas and Samantha Garafolo of Holbrook, Taylor Dominguez of Phoenix, Brandon Thompson of Phoenix and Caryssa, Alyssa and Michael Benevidez of Clifton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Salvador, and her daughter, Diana Benevidez.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, Palliative Carte Facility, 2000 Bethany Home Road, Phoenix, AZ 85015-2184.

Owens Mortuary of Holbrook was in charge of the arrangements.

Esther Elizabeth Kislingbury

Esther Elizabeth Kislingbury passed away Sept. 29. Esther was born on Sept. 7, 1903 in La Moille, Illinois to Charles and Merwyn E. Stevenson. She moved to Winslow with her parents in 1908.

She married Harry D. Kislingbury on Dec. 22, 1919 in Flagstaff. They had two sons, Walter Melvin and Henry Robert Kislingbury.

They lived in Ashfork in the twenties and returned to live in Winslow in the early thirties.

She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Eastern Star, WBA and was a World War II Gold Star Mother.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law Joanne M. Kislingbury, four grandchildren, Robert M. Kislingbury (Sharon), Susan M. Kislingbury, Mary G. Kirkland (Jeffery), all of Winslow, and Sabrina A. Butler (Thomas) of Chandler and also Bob Hall, honorary grandson. Great-grandchildren are Logan and Audianna Kislingbury and Jasmine Sena. Other survivors are sister Kathryn and brother-in-law Harry Rathbourn of Fountain Valley, California and a nephew, Dennis Rathbourn.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years Henry D. Kislingbury, sons Lt. Walter Melvin and H. Robert Kislingbury and two grandchildren, David J. and Laura E. Kislingbury, brother George A. Stevenson.

Services were held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 600 W. Henderson, Winslow at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 3 with viewing from 9 to 9:45 before the services.

In her memory contributions can be made to the St. Paul's Episcopal Church building fund or to Northern Arizona Hospice.

Greer's Scott Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

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