Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
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Landon E. Ingels

Landon E. Ingels passed away Sunday, November 5. He was born January 6, 1909 in Kansas City, Missouri. He moved to Phoenix in 1919 and married Erna Moore in 1928.

He moved to Winslow in 1948 where he retired from the Winslow Auto Supply in 1974 after 26 years of service.

Mr. Ingels was a member of the Winslow Methodist Church and was active in many community service projects. He was given a special award of appreciation from AARP and was honored by the Arizona Council of Government for his volunteer work at the Winslow Senior Citizens Center.

Survivors include two daughters, Pat Dunn of Sun Lakes and Bette Mack of Grand Island, Nebraska; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, a sister and a brother. His wife Erna preceded him in death, September 27, 2000.

A Memorial Service was held at Norvel Owens Mortuary on Saturday, November 11 at 1 p.m.

Norvel Owens Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.

Frank Moncayo

Holy Rosary for Frank Moncayo, 66, was held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 8 at Greer's Scott Mortuary Chapel.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 9 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Celebrant Father Jakov Juric.

Frank Moncayo passed away on October 5 at St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson. He was born on March 26, 1934 in Winslow. He was a former resident of Winslow. Frank's greatest passions were children, fishing, art, writing and his camper truck. Frank lavished affection on his family and especially his nieces and nephews. All of his family will remember him fondly. The knowledge that Frank is no longer with us brings sorrow to us all.

He leaves behind his brothers, Ambrose Moncayo, Joe Moncayo, Henry Moncayo and Gregoria Moncayo; sisters, Molly Guevara, Betty O1ague, Victoria Rubi, Esther Smith and sister-in-law, Lena Baca. Others who will miss him are too numerous to mention by name. There are nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces and great-great nephews and nieces in abundance.

Preceding him in death were his mother, Candlaria Moncayo, his father Filberto Moncayo; brother, Gilbert Fito Moncayo and his nephew Ernie Moncayo.

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

Clara E. Peterson

Clara E. Peterson, 71, of Winslow passed away November 9. She was born in Trinidad, Colorado on May 11, 1929 to parents Orville Medlen and Stasia Welch Medlen. Clara moved to Winslow in 1940 and graduated from Winslow High School in 1947. On January 10, 1948 she married her husband William R. (Bill ) Peterson. Clara was employed by Mountain Bell/ USWest Telephone Company as a Customer Service Representative from 1962 until her retirement in 1988 and during this period worked in both Winslow and Phoenix. Sbe was a former member of the Winslow Woman's Club, the Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Clara enjoyed playing bridge and spent most evenings reading. She loved traveling and Ireland was her favorite destination, making the trip to the Green Isle three different times. After her retirement, she moved to "Clara's Corner" in the Coconino National Forest near Happy Jack.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Stasia Calahan. Survivors include her father Orville Medlen of Spokane, Washington her husband Bill Peterson of Happy Jack, sons Bert and wife Judie of Winslow, Bob of Phoenix, and Mike and wife Susan of Lynnwood, Washington. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: Sativa Peterson-Cookson, Keith Peterson, Erika Peterson, Julian Peterson, Craig Peterson, Thomas Peterson and Ashley Peterson.

At her request there will be no services. Greer's Scott Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.

Belinda Sue Wheeler

Memorial services for Belinda Sue Wheeler, 54, were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 11 at the Winslow Presbyterian Church, 145 Hipkoe Drive. Rev. David Wallace and Father Dan Hussey officiated.

Belinda Wheeler passed away on November 7. She was born on February 15, 1946, in Artesia, New Mexico. She married Robert Wheeler in 1966 and they had one daughter, Annette Diane. Mrs. Wheeler was active in the Winslow Presbyterian Church. She was Past-President and member of Winslow Emblem Club, serving as chairman of the blood drive for many years.

Her survivors include; husband, Robert Wheeler of Winslow, daughter, Annette and husband, Russell Chancy and grandson, Wyatt Chaney, all of Gila Bend; mother, Glenna Jean Golden of Winslow, mother-in-law, Jennie Wheeler; brothers-in-law, Anthony Wheeler, Charles and wife, Diane Wheeler and Harold Wheeler; niece, Michelle Wheeler and nephew, Jeffery Wheeler, all of Winslow.

She is preceded in death by her father, Ulas Golden.

The family asks in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Winslow Presbyterian Church, 145 Hipkoe Drive, Winslow, Arizona 86047,

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

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