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Obituaries for March 26, 1998

Dorothy J. Benstead, 71, of Las Vegas died Monday in Las Vegas. She was born July 31, 1926, in Topeka, Kan. A resident for more than 30 years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by one son, Ron Benstead of Las Vegas; one daughter, Susan Scott of Henderson; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 9-10:30 a.m. Monday in Bunker Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday in Eden Vale Memorial Park.

ELIZABETH LYNN DEAN

Elizabeth Lynn Dean, 35, of Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. She was born April 4, 1962, in La Puente, Calif. A resident for 17 years, she was a food server for the Clark County School District and a member of the Silverado Ward.

She is survived by her husband, William H.; two daughters, Erika Louise Dean, Annie May Dean and Steven August Dean, all of Las Vegas; her parents, Steven and Betty Anguiano, and one brother, Steven, all of Arizona; and three sisters, Stephanie, Dora and Gladys, all of Nevada.

Visitation is scheduled 2-3 p.m. for family and 3-7 p.m. for friends Friday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave. Services will be 9 a.m. Saturday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Paradise Memorial Gardens.

ARCHIE FORRESTER

Archie Forrester, 76, of Henderson died Tuesday in Henderson. He was born Nov. 7, 1921, in Evarts, Ky. A resident for 41 years, he was a retired welder and pipefitter for a manufacturing company and member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3848 of Henderson.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, James Joseph Forrester.

He is survived by his wife, Bertha; one son, James A. Forrester of Pahrump; two stepsons, Thomas Bentz and Robert Bentz, and one brother, Arthur Farester, all of Pahrump; and three sisters, Ethel Leveridge, Minnie Dawn and Beatrice Johns, all of Ohio.

Visitation is scheduled 2-7 p.m. Friday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in Palm Chapel, Eastern. Burial will follow in Palm Valley View Memorial Park.

RICHARD H. HINMON

Richard H. Hinmon, 69, of Henderson died Wednesday in a local hospital. He was born June 16, 1928, in San Francisco. A resident for five years, he was a retired carpet installer, a World War II and Korean War Army and Merchant Marine veteran and a member of the National Rifle Association.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta; two daughters, Susan Morgan of Ontario, Calif., and Tena LaNuevo of Henderson; two sons, Garrett Hinmon and John Hinmon, both of Henderson; two sisters, Carolyn Clodius of Dayton and Myra Robertson of Twin Falls, Idaho; three brothers, Tom Hinmon of Gilroy, Calif., Ralph Hinmon of Twin Falls and John Hinmon of Hemet, Calif.; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation is scheduled noon-7 p.m. Friday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave.

RICHARD LYNN LAMBRECHT

Richard Lynn Lambrecht, 53, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Las Vegas. He was born April 8, 1944, in Ponca City, Okla. A resident for 20 years, he was a bell captain and a Navy veteran.

He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Titolo, and his parents, Harry and Bea Lambrecht, all of Las Vegas; and two grandchildren.

Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St., is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to St. Jude's Ranch for Children Inc., Attention: Sherri, Boulder City, NV 89006-1618.

JUAN FRANCISCO LEMUS

Juan Francisco Lemus, 62, of Las Vegas died Monday in a local hospital. He was born Oct. 4, 1935, in Guatemala. A resident for six years, he bused tables.

He is survived by his wife, Maria; two sons, Herbert Lemus and Francisco Lemus; two daughters, Griselda Vera and Ingrid Lemus; one brother, Jaime Davila; four sisters, Gloria Rivera, Thelma Davila, Alicia Estrada and Olga Davila; and six grandchildren.

Visitation was scheduled from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. services today in Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

JORDYN LEIGH MANN

Jordyn Leigh Mann, 7, of Henderson died Tuesday in Las Vegas. She was born Feb. 28, 1991, in Las Vegas. She was a first-grader at Gordon McCaw Elementary School.

She is survived by her parents, Jeffrey and Jaymi Mann; one sister, Jenni Mann, one brother, Justin Mann, her grandparents, Jim and Roseanne Tennant, Jeff and Kris Mann and Stephen and Lorea Reeves, and her great-grandparents, Alvin and Rhea Johnson, Keith and Jean Corbridge and Marian Tennant, all of Henderson.

Visitation is scheduled 2-7 p.m. Friday in Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson. Additional visitation is scheduled one hour prior to 1 p.m. services Saturday in the Desert Rose LDS Chapel. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Park, Henderson.

ALTON D. MCKENZIE

Alton D. McKenzie, 83, of Henderson died Friday in Las Vegas. He was born Dec. 9, 1914, in Coolidge, Texas. A resident for 46 years, he was a heavy equipment operator for many years, a World War II Marine Corps veteran, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 12 for 50 years.

He is survived by two sons, James A. McKenzie of North Las Vegas and Pastor Pete McKenzie of Las Vegas; one brother, Robert McKenzie of Mexia, Texas; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Bible Baptist Church. Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave., is handling arrangements.

CLAIRE MARGARET MONTGOMERY

Claire Margaret Montgomery, 69, of Las Vegas died Wednesday in a local hospice. She was born Sept. 6, 1928, in San Francisco. A resident for six years, she was a public school administrator.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas; one son, Kenneth Montgomery; one daughter, Denny Evans; and two grandchildren.

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

JAMES REED

James Reed, 75, of North Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. He was born July 8, 1922, in Beulah, Miss. A resident for 28 years, he was a retired carpenter and a World War II Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Goldie Mae; four daughters, Elaine Anderson of Pasadena, Calif., and Barbara Wyatt, Deborah Cooks and Michelle Logan, all of Las Vegas; three sons, Douglas Reed of Wichita, Kan., and Zerry Reed and David Reed, both of Las Vegas; one brother, Fred Reed of Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, Desie Savage and Lucy Hampton, both of Clarksdale, Miss.; 27 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 3-8 p.m. Friday in Davis Funeral Home, 2127 W. Charleston Blvd. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Davis Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Paradise Memorial Gardens.

ROSE ANN REICH

Rose Ann Reich, 76, of Las Vegas died Thursday in a local hospital. She was born July 28, 1921, in North Dakota. A resident for 15 years, she was a retired waitress.

She is survived by three daughters, Donna Jean Reich and Marianne Gahagan, both of Las Vegas, and Brenda Hardy of Boston; five sons, Wayne Reich of Manchester, N.H., Darrell Reich of Stockton, Calif., David Reich and Timothy Reich, both of Las Vegas, and Ronald Reich; one sister, Betty Tuloweske of Watertown, S.D.; two brothers, William Horton Jr. of Watertown and Raymond Horton of Redding, Calif.; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St., is handling arrangements.

FILIPPA SCARLATTA

Filippa Scarlatta, 81, of Las Vegas died Monday in Las Vegas. She was born Oct. 18, 1916, in Italy. A resident for 19 years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Rosario; one son, Raymond Scarlatta of Las Vegas; and one grandchild.

Visitation is scheduled 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Friday in Memory Gardens Mortuary. Services are private. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens. Bunker Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

ELMIRA N. TURNER

Elmira N. Turner, 90, of Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. She was born June 19, 1907, in St. Joseph, La. A resident for 29 years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by seven daughters, Annie South, Lucille Poole, Elmira Fields, Helen White, Loester Jones and Beverly Ann Fields, all of Las Vegas, and Luevenia Spell of North Las Vegas; three sons, Bobby Dale Turner, James Mack Turner and Calvin Dale Turner, all of Las Vegas; 86 grandchildren and 153 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 2-8 p.m. Friday in American Burial and Cremation Services, 310 Foremaster Lane. Services will be noon Saturday in the New Light Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

WILDA F. VRAVIS

Wilda F. Vravis, 74, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Las Vegas. She was born Oct. 22, 1923, in Charleston, Ark. A Las Vegas resident for all but five years since 1967, she was a retired food checker and cashier at the Frontier hotel-casino.

She is survived by her husband, John; two sons, Paul Vravis of Chino Hills, Calif., and Greg Vravis of Las Vegas; two sisters, Geneva O'Neal of Santa Paula, Calif., and Christine Palmer of Scottsdale, Ariz.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Visitation is scheduled noon-7 p.m. today in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave. Services will be 9:30 a.m. Friday in Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City.

MAIZIE FRANCES WATSON

Maizie Frances Watson, 78, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local hospital. She was born Sept. 9, 1919, in England. A resident for 25 years, she was a motel maid.

She is survived by two cousins, Margaret Ford and Brian Billings.

Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday in Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

RODNEY JAY WEST

Rodney Jay West, 40, of Las Vegas died Monday in Las Vegas. He was born Nov. 9, 1957, in Anchorage, Alaska. A resident for 25 years, he was an automobile mechanic.

He is survived by his fiancee, Lisa Modrow and children, all of Las Vegas; his mother, Betty R. West of North Las Vegas; two sisters, Caroline Sue West of Las Vegas and Loretta Austin of Georgia; and two brothers, Ron West of Arizona, and Randy West of Las Vegas.

Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at 6321 Sespe St. (Friends are welcome to attend family remembrance.) Burial will be private. Bunker Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the National Kidney Foundation of Nevada, Dialysis Patient Assistance, 3050 E. Desert Inn Road, Suite 121, Las Vegas, NV 89121.

JAMES WOOLLEY

James Woolley, 63, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local hospital. He was born Dec. 19, 1934, in Henderson, Texas. A resident for 38 years, he was a taxicab driver for Checker Taxi Co. and a Korean War Air Force veteran.

He is survived by his companion, Song Magliari of Las Vegas.

Graveside services were scheduled at 10 a.m. today in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City. American Burial and Cremation Services, 310 Foremaster Lane, handled arrangements.

DOLORES ANNETTE WORSLEY

Dolores Annette Worsley, 56, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in a local hospital. She was born Jan. 10, 1942, in Hamtramck, Mich. A resident for four years, she was a keno runner.

She is survived by her husband, John; one daughter, Tammy Searson, and one son, Tony Worsley, both of Las Vegas; her mother, Susan Thurston of Salida, Colo.; four sisters, Sue Harris and Kay Klienschmidt, both of Lafayette, Colo., and Doroty Gustaf and Julie Vandeveer, both of Salida; one brother, John Petsnick of Dewitt, Mich.; and two grandchildren.

Services were 1 p.m. today in Palm Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave.

JUAN A. ZAMORA

Juan A. Zamora, 93, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. He was born Oct. 21, 1904, in Bennaillo, N.M. A resident for 37 years, he was a mill worker in a lumbermill and a landscaper.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Senona; three sons, Richard Juan Zamora of North Las Vegas and Paul Zamora and Steve Zamora, both of Las Vegas; four daughters, Edith Irigoyen and Sherrie Long, both of Las Vegas, Helen Stephens of Silver City, N.M., and Pauline Martin of Boise, Idaho; one brother, George Lucero of Albuquerque, N.M.; 31 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will continue until 7 p.m. today with a 6 p.m. rosary in Davis Funeral Home, 2127 W. Charleston Blvd. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday in St. Christopher's Catholic Church.

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