Navajo-Hopi Nations,Flagstaff & Winslow News
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Obituaries 1/3/01

Angel James Petersen

Angel James Petersen, infant son of James and Jamie Petersen of Snowflake was stillborn on December 21 at Navapache Regional Medical Center in Show Low.

He is survived by his parents, his grandparents, James and Victoria Romero of Snowflake, Jimmy Petersen of Snowflake, Darlene Diemer of Globe and Janet Cole of Globe; his great-grandparents, Jimmy and Marian Petersen of Clay Springs, Mary and Robert Van Cleve of Snowflake, Lupe and Mary Trujillo of Taylor, Jenny Romero of Winslow and Jewel and Ira Bliss of West Virginia. He is also survived by his great-great-grandmother, Blanche Petersen of Clay Springs and many aunts and uncles.

Graveside services were held at Desert View Cemetery in Winslow on Saturday, December 23 with Father Bill Welch officiating.

Fletcher's Mortuary of Show Low was in charge of the arrangements.

Daniel Paul Estudillo

Holy Rosary for Daniel Estudillo, 36, was held at 7 p.m. Friday, December 29 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 30 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with father Lawrence O'Keefe as celebrant. Interment followed at Desert View Cemetery.

Daniel Estudillo passed away on December 27 in Winslow. He was born on June 16, 1964 in Winslow to Joe and Cecilia Estudillo.

His survivors include: sons, Stephen, Philip and Elijah all of Winslow; daughter Delores Estudillo of Winslow; brothers, Gilbert, Joseph and Fidel Estudillo of Winslow; sisters Anna Estudillo and Veronica Flanagan both of Winslow; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Cecilia Estudillo.

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

James A. Thomason

James A. Thomason, 86, died December 22. He was born on May 11, 1914 in Forgan, Oklahoma to Minnie and Ed Thomason. He moved to Yuma in 1944 from El Paso, Texas. He lived there for 50 years before moving to Winslow in 1994. James loved to hunt and fish and also loved to dance.

His parents, two brothers and his wife Myrtle of 64 years preceded James in death.

Survivors are his daughter, Bea Elzey and son-in-law Bill Elzey of Winslow; granddaughter Chantelle of Los Angeles, California and great-grandson Matthew. Also his adopted family at Padillas' Residential Care.

Memorial Services for James were Saturday December 30 at 2 p.m. in the Norvel Owens Mortuary Chapel.

Norvel Owens Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements

Fredrick "Ed" Tisi

Fredrick "Ed" Tisi, 22, passed away Saturday December 16 at Flagstaff Medical Center. Ed was born May 23, 1978 in Keams Canyon to Etta K. Tisi and Freddie J. Tisi. He was raised at the Grand Canyon and graduated from Grand Canyon High School in 1997.

Ed was a talented basketball and Soccer player. He was the top scorer and Most Valuable Player for the Phantoms. Ed won the 3-point Shoot-off Competition at the I-A Northern Regional Basketball Tournament in February 1997 (hitting 10 out of 15 3-pointers). He then won 3rd Place in the 3-Point Shoot-off at the state level. He also was the Phantoms Home-coming King his senior year.

Ed enjoyed being happy, being funny, having fun with his friends and family, and sunsets.

Survivors include his fiance Jennifer Begay of Winslow; mother, Etta Tisi, father, Freddie Tisi; sisters, Fredrika Begay and Anndrika Tisi; brother, Ferdinand Tisi; grandmother, uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews.

Visitation was at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, December 21 at the Shrine of the Ages Chapel at the Grand Canyon. Funeral Services followed at 1 p.m. with Pastor James Strating of the Grand Canyon Assembly of God Church officiating. Burial concluded the services at the Grand Canyon Cemetery.

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

Teresa A. Mallette

Funeral services for Teresa A. Mallette, 71, were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 2 at the Bible Baptist Church, 300 E. Mahony Street, Winslow, with Rev. Roy Hendershot officiating. Interment followed in Desert View Cemetery.

Teresa Mallette passed away on December 28 in Winslow. She was born on December 22, 1929 in Coolidge.

She was a devout member of the Valley Baptist Church. She taught school for 25 years and 15 of those years were spent teaching in Dilcon.

Her survivors include; sons, Justin Mallette of Phoenix, Pierre Mallette of Phoenix and Guy Mallette of Flagstaff; daughters, Yvonne Mallette of Phoenix and Julia Ayres of Winslow; brothers, Bud Goldie and Caleb Goldie; sisters, Tina Hudson, Ruth Cheatham and Carol Pierce all of Phoenix; nine grandchildren: Ed Mallette, Audrey Mallette, Bryce Mallette, Brett Mallette, Tessa Mallette, Jessica Ayres, David Ayres, Mark Goldie and Tom Goldie.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry Mallette and brother, Jack Goldie.

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

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