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Obituaries for January 5, 1998

Robert Roy Campbell, 63, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local hospice. He was born March 14, 1934, in New York. A 14-year resident, he was a retired serviceman for a tire business.

He is survived by his wife, Mary L.; three sons, Robert Roy Campbell II of Hesperia, Calif., and Michael Campbell and Steven Campbell, both of Las Vegas; three daughters, Bonnie Campbell and Robin Campbell, both of Florida, and Joy Campbell of Wyoming; his mother, Neita Meyer of Paterson, N.J.; two sisters, Bunny Krattiger of Little Falls, N.J., and Bertha House of Fort Myers, Fla.; and nine grandchildren.

Affordable Cremation and Burial Service, 2457 N. Decatur Blvd., is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Nathan Adelson Hospice, 4141 S. Swenson St., Las Vegas, NV 89119.

Peter S. Cortese, 82, of Las Vegas died Friday in Las Vegas. He was born Nov. 25, 1915, in Pennsylvania. An 18-year resident, he was a retired maintenance worker and usher at the Guardian Angel Cathedral.

He is survived by his wife, Ann; one son, Robert Cortese of Bluffton, S.C.; and one grandchild.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday in Guardian Angel Cathedral. A private burial will follow. Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., is handling arrangements.

Francis Edward Fantetti, 47, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local hospital. He was born May 28, 1950, in New York City. A 16-year resident, he owned and operated an electronics business and was a Vietnam War Navy veteran.

He is survived by his mother, Nancy Fantetti of Las Vegas; one brother, Michael Fantetti of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and three sisters, Lisa Fantetti of Plainsboro, N.J., Susan Fantetti of Las Vegas and Deborah Fredericks of Henderson.

Burial will be private. Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave., is handling arrangements.

Julie Gauthier, 40, of Henderson died Thursday in Henderson. She was born Aug. 17, 1957, in Rhinelander, Wis. A 26-year resident, she was a hotel locksmith, a member of the Operating Engineers Union, a volunteer at Child Haven and an honor graduate from UNLV with a master's degree.

She is survived by her parents, Wilfred and Thea Gauthier of North Las Vegas; two sisters, Suzanne Peckman of Henderson and Nancy Smith of Las Vegas; and one brother, John Gauthier of Las Vegas.

Visitation is scheduled 4-7 p.m. Tuesday and 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. services Wednesday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Burial will follow in Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St., is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 3233 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89107, or Child Haven, 3444 E. Bonanza, Las Vegas, NV 89101.

Samuel Paul Gold, 71, of Las Vegas died Dec. 28 in a local hospital. He was born Sept. 24, 1926, in Pennsylvania. A 22-year resident, he was an insurance salesman, former manager of the Continental hotel-casino poker room and an Army veteran.

He is survived by two daughters, Linda Gold and Francine Shore, both of Las Vegas; two sisters, Hannah Zuckerman and Sophie Occhiogrosso, both of New York state; and two grandchildren, Natasha and Alexander.

Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North, handled arrangements.

Steven Donald Golden, 39, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. He was born Feb. 13, 1958, in Las Vegas. A lifelong resident, he was a laborer in the construction industry.

He is survived by one daughter, Sheniqua Golden, one son, Steven Golden Jr., his father, Willie Golden, and one sister, Patricia Golden, all of Las Vegas; five brothers, Douglas Golden, Will Golden and Dwight Golden, all of Las Vegas, and Efram Golden and Illyan Golden, both of Seattle.

Visitation is scheduled 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday in American Burial and Cremation Services, 310 Foremaster Lane. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in New Bethel Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

James Gray Sr., 76, of Las Vegas died Friday in Las Vegas. He was born Oct. 23, 1921, in Rhode Island. A 30-year resident, he was a retired Air Force chief master sergeant and World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Avis; two daughters, Roma Petersen of Las Vegas and Margaret Brodie of Santa Rosa, Calif.; two sons, James F. Gray Jr. and Joseph P. Gray, both of Las Vegas; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled one hour prior to 3 p.m. services Wednesday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Burial will follow in Palm Valley View Memorial Park. Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St., is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Family Home Hospice, P.O. Box 15645, Las Vegas, NV 89114-5645.

Juliette Jiles, 88, of Las Vegas died Thursday in Las Vegas. She was born May 27, 1909, in New Orleans.

She is survived by one son, Samuel James of Las Vegas; two daughters, Leona James of Las Vegas and Juliette D. Blake of Oakland, Calif.; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

Davis Funeral Home, 2127 W. Charleston Blvd., is handling arrangements.

Cards, acknowledgements and condolences may be forwarded to Juliette James Family, c/o Mrs. Leona James/Juliette Blake, Angelos Funeral Home, 3875 S. Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008.

Raymond C. Lass, 79, of Las Vegas died Friday in Las Vegas. He was born Aug. 8, 1918, in Milwaukee. A 17-year resident, he was a 21-year detective commander of the Los Angeles County sheriff's department, a seven-year security guard at Caesars Palace, a 32nd Degree Mason, a member of the Zelzah Shrine Temple of Las Vegas and member and seven-year head usher of Community Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Zoe J.; one stepson, Fred Steele of Bakersfield, Calif.; one stepdaughter, June Pierce of Las Vegas; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave. Burial will follow in Paradise Memorial Gardens.

John A. "Jack" Lyon, 75, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Las Vegas. He was born Dec. 16, 1922, in Chicago. A 12-year resident, he was a retired slot technician, a World War II Army veteran, past president of Eagles Lodge 3171 in Bradenton, Fla., and a member of the Las Vegas Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; two daughters, Judith Lasso of Las Vegas and Janice Mayo of Henderson; two sisters, Ruth Porter of El Toro, Calif., and Dona Holcombe of Redlands, Calif.; one brother, E. Neil Lyon of Lake Tomahawk, Wis.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services were scheduled at 2 p.m. today in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave.

Anna H. Lewis, 77, of Las Vegas died Friday in Las Vegas. She was born June 11, 1920, in Bath, Maine. A 21-year resident, she was a chef.

She is survived by her husband, Earl J.; two sons, Harold T. Swain of Bath and Edwin R. Swain of Las Vegas; one daughter, Marjorie Quinata of Bath; five sisters, Mary Dionne of Lisbon, Maine, Celia Moore of Pittsburg, Maine, and Evelyn Hill, Peggy Moore and Sally Wright, all of Bath; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 5-7 p.m. Tuesday in Davis Funeral Home, 2127 W. Charleston Blvd. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Red Rock Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City.

Otto K. McFarland, 67, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local hospital. He was born Jan. 9, 1930, in Oil City, Pa. A 59-year resident, he was a 28 1/2-year firefighter and retired fire chief, a Navy veteran, a member of Nellis Masonic Lodge 46, Scottish Rite Bodies of Las Vegas, Zelzah Shrine Temple and Western Fire Chiefs Association and had formed the Bomb Squad.

He is survived by his wife, Paula; three daughters, Renae Davis, Kathleen McLean and Christine Walters, one son, James McFarland, and one sister, Mary Hidden, all of Las Vegas; one brother, Robert W. McFarland of Henderson; and 14 grandchildren.

Visitation will continue until 7 p.m. today in Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Palm Chapel, Main. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens.

Al Pilchik, 69, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Las Vegas. He was born Nov. 19, 1928, in Astoria, N.Y. An eight-year resident, he was a retired salesman of bridal gowns.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila; two daughters, Robyn May of Teaneck, N.J., and Jody Baram of Culver City, Calif.; one son, Michael Pilchik of Las Vegas; his mother, Clara Pilchik of New York City; two brothers, Theodore Pilchik of New York and Stanley Pilchik of New Jersey; and three grandchildren.

Graveside services were 11 a.m. today in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd., handled arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Nathan Adelson Hospice, 4141 S. Swenson St., Las Vegas, NV 89119.

Josephine C. Pinkham, 69, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Henderson. She was born April 23, 1928, in New Orleans. A 19-year resident, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Edward P.; one son, Clifford E. Pinkham of Henderson; one sister, Rosalie Stevens of New Orleans; and one grandchild.

Visitation will continue until 7 p.m. today in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Paradise Memorial Gardens.

Anthony John Scalamere Jr., 64, of Las Vegas died Wednesday in Las Vegas. He was born Feb. 22, 1933, in Hazelton, Pa. A 16-year resident, he was a room service manager at the Sands hotel-casino, a retired member of the Culinary Union and a Korean War Air Force veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley J.; five daughters, Deborah Goehrig, Cynthia Sabatino and Beverly Lawson, all of New Jersey, and Angel Scalamere and Mia Scalamere, both of Las Vegas; one son, Anthony Scalamere III of Las Vegas; five stepchildren; his mother, Carmella Scalamere, and two sisters, Lucy and Mary, all of New Jersey; 16 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will continue until 7 p.m. today in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave. Graveside services are tentatively scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City.

The family suggests donations to the Tony Scalamere Fund, 6843 Segura Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89103.

Theresa Lynn Schroeder, 18, of North Las Vegas died Thursday in North Las Vegas. She was born Dec. 17, 1979, in Eau Claire, Wis. A four-year resident, she was a high school student.

She is survived by her father, Mark Schroeder of Columbia Heights, Minn.; her mother, Kathy Malchow of North Las Vegas; two brothers, Brian Malchow of North Las Vegas and Jeremy Schroeder of Fridley, Minn.; one sister, Jessica Schroeder of Fridley; and her grandparents, Phyllis and Albert Hosking of North Las Vegas and Carlene Schroeder of Altoona, Wis.

Visitation will continue until 5 p.m. today in Palm Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Palm Chapel, Cheyenne. Graveside services will be private.

Arthur E. Sipherd Jr., 70, of Henderson died Saturday in Henderson. He was born Feb. 20, 1927, in Evanston, Ill. An 18-year resident, he owned and operated KDHI-AM and KOYN-FM radio stations in Twentynine Palms, Calif., and was a Navy veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Darlene I.; two daughters, Marsi Archer of Laguna Niguel, Calif., and Christi Sipherd of Las Vegas; one son, Marc Sipherd of Everett, Wash.; one brother, Merrill Sipherd of Bishop, Calif.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave. A private burial will follow.

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