Obituaries 12/13/00

Ellen L. Dickson

Funeral services for Ellen L. Dickson were he1d at 2 p.m. Monday, December 11 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Winslow, officiated by Pastor David T. Sweet. Viewing was held at 12 noon preceding the service at the church. Internment followed at Desert View Cemetery.

Ellen Lois Burger-Dickson, 88, died December 6 at Winslow Memorial Hospital with family members at her side. She was born to Augustice H. and Louise E. Lohmeyer May 17, 1912 at Clatonia, Nebraska. She grew up and attended school at Clatonia. She married Elmer G. Burger Sept. 3, 1935 at Clatonia. They farmed near Dewitt, Nebraska, later moving to Dewitt where they owned a grocery store. In 1950 they moved to Phoenix. She worked as a dietician at a school, nursing home and several hospitals. In 1969 they moved to Payson where she continued her work at the hospital until her retirement. Her husband died in 1977. She moved to Winslow in 1979 and became a Mary Kay Consultant. She married Kirby G. Dickson in 1986 in Winslow. He died in 1989.

She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, traveling, cooking and sewing. She was an active life-long member of the Lutheran Church and the church women's organizations. She resided at Padilla's Residential Care for the last 10 months of her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, first and second husband, a brother Clarence Lohmeyer and a grandson Mark A. Burger. She is survived by a sister Adelyn Griswold, Lincoln, Nebraska; brothers Raymond Lohmeyer, Crete, Nebraska; Arlen Lohmeyer, Wilber, Nebraska; daughter Louise A. Longlet (husband Floyd), Amnia, North Dakota; son George S. Burger, Sr. (wife Patsy), Winslow; ten grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Ladies' Aid, P. 0. 249, Winslow, AZ 86047.

Norvel Owens Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.

Joe Hijoe, Sr.

Funeral services for Joe Hijoe, Sr., 72, were held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, December 8 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Winslow. Interment was in Desert View Cemetery.

Joe Hijoe, Sr., a resident of Winslow for seven years, passed away on December 3, at Winslow Memorial Hospital. He was born in Birdsprings on May 28, 1928, to Mr. and Mrs. Ben Joe. He met his wife, Gertrude Curley in 1947 and was married on December 28,1949. They moved to Barstow, Cal ifornia in1949, and Joe worked for Santa Fe Railroad for 36 years, retiring in 1982. They moved back to Winslow in 1993. He enjoyed his family, fishing , traveling, gardening and helping others with love and prayers. He was always giving of himself.

His survivors include his wife of 51 years, Gertrude; four sons, Joe and Sheila Hijoe, Jr., Guy and Mona Hijoe, Julius Hijoe and Homer and Jud Hijoe; daughters, Loretta Bruce Begay, Shirley and Raymond Negrette, Caroline and Dwayne Brown and Phyllis Taylor; daughter-in-law Evelyn Dixon; 34 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren; three brothers; and one sister.

He is preceded in death by daughter, Tessie Hijoe; son, Dale Dixon, mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Joe; two brothers; and two sisters.

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

Edward Keams Paddock

Edward Keams Paddock, 42, passed away December 7, east of Joseph City. He was born in Winslow, August 4, 1958. He is of the Big Water Clan, born for One Who Walks Around. His Paternal Clan is Edgewater and his Maternal Clan is Salt People. He was raised on the Navajo Reservation where he lived most of his life. Mr. Paddock attended elementary school in Dilkon and graduated from Winslow High School in 1979. He then served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1979 to 1982, after, which he attended a trade school in Phoenix, where he learned to weld. His family will always remember him for the fun times and the jokes he liked to tell.

He is survived by daughters, Kami and Sophia Paddock both of Church Rock, New Mexico; his parents, Waldo and Lillian Paddock of Castle Butte; three sisters Lorraine Nez of Dilkon, Eleanor P. Yazzie and Maxine Paddock both of Winslow; two brothers, Bruce K. Paddock of Tuba City and Andrew K. Paddock of Phoenix; many uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces.

Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, December 11 at the Dilkon Cemetery with Pastor Joe Curley officiating.

Owens Mortuary of Holbrook was in charge of the arrangements.

Kirk Tom Patrick

Funeral services for Kirk Tom Patrick, 35, were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, December 6 at the, Leupp Presbyterian Church. Visitation for those who wanted to say their final farewells, was on December 5 at Greer's Scott Mortuary between 3 and 4 p.m. Interment was in the Family Plot in Leupp.

Kirk passed away on November 29 in Leupp. He was born December 6, 1964, in Fort Defiance. He enjoyed playing with the little children and was very talented in drawing. He enjoyed playing basketball. He will be greatly missed by everyone.

His survivors include: his mother, Alice M. Patrick of Tolani Lake; father, Tom Patrick, Sr. of Shiprock; his wife, Eugenia Patrick and two children, Maurice Patrick and Latonva Patrick; brothers, Carl Patrick and Eugene Patrick; sister-in-law, Anita Patrick; two nephews and three nieces, all of Tolani Lake.

He is preceded in death by his brother, Thomas Patrick and son, Alexander Patrick.

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

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