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Obituaries for Feb. 1, 1999

James Arthur Brown, 66, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. He was born Sept. 21, 1932, in Fordyce, Ark. A resident for 22 years, he was a retired casino porter.

He is survived by his wife, Pearline; four daughters, Dorothy Finley, Patsy Davis, Darlene Brown and Tina Brown, and three sons, James H. Brown, Willie Brown and Earl Brown, all of Las Vegas; nine sisters, Hattie Lee Strickland and Lucille Leavy, both of Phoenix, Airlene Myles of Portland, Ore., and Lorea Golden, Ruth Mitchell, Bobbie Davis, Ann Rankins, Donna Mae Currie and Lena Tolbert, all of Flint, Mich.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Visitation will continue until 7 p.m. today in Harrison-Ross Mortuaries, 2071 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Harrison-Ross Mortuaries.

Orin Scott Colegrove

Orin Scott Colegrove, 38, of Las Vegas died Dec. 31 in Las Vegas. He was born July 17, 1960, in California. A resident for two years, he was a welder in the construction industry.

He is survived by his companion, Karen Fuller; one son, Orin Colegrove II of Las Vegas; two daughters, Melissa Colegrove of Oregon and Courtney Colegrove of Las Vegas; his mother, Helen Rebentisch of Palm Desert, Calif.; two brothers, Jerry Colegrove of Yerington and John Colegrove of California; and two sisters, Kristy Gowdy of Reno and Kimberly of Germany.

Bunkers Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North, handled private arrangements.

Donald Eugene Hatcliff

Donald Eugene Hatcliff, 82, of Washoe Valley died Wednesday in a Carson City hospital. He was born July 27, 1916, in Nehawka, Neb. A former Las Vegas resident for 37 years, he worked in outdoor advertising and was a Navy veteran.

He is survived by two daughters, Connie Fuller of Washoe Valley and Carolyn Spry of Minnesota; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

No local services are scheduled. Ross, Burke & Knobel Mortuary, Reno, is handling arrangements.

Donna Hare Jolly

Donna Hare Jolly, 55, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Las Vegas. She was born June 15, 1943, in Santa Monica, Calif. A resident for two years, she was a retired aircraft scheduling analyst.

She is survived by her husband, George; two sons, Gordon Lanksbury of Lake Forest, Calif., and D.A. "Tony" Swain of Winter Springs, Fla.; her mother, Ruby Hazel Hare of Barstow, Calif.; two sisters, Jennie Bradley of Tucson, Ariz., and Karen Kusumi of Anaheim, Calif.; and nine grandchildren.

Palm Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave., is handling arrangements.

Donald P. Klinger

Donald P. Klinger, 64, of San Angelo, Texas, died Saturday in a local hospital. He was born June 14, 1934, in Ashland, Pa. A former Las Vegas resident for six years, he was a retired police sergeant and a Korean War Air Force veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; three sons, Dr. Donald R. Klinger of Fort Worth, Texas, Kenneth C. Klinger of San Angelo and David P. Klinger of San Diego; and four grandchildren.

No local services are scheduled. Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd., is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Shade Tree Shelter, P.O. Box 669, Las Vegas, NV 89125.

Doris Shappie Fields Lemke

Doris Shappie Fields Lemke, 57, of Searchlight died Sunday in a local hospital. She was born Aug. 23, 1941, in Versailles, Ohio. A resident for 16 years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, William; two sons, Raymond Curt Fields of North Las Vegas and Charles Fields Jr. of San Diego; two daughters, Karen Fields of Sacramento and Renee Fields of Eugene, Ore.; her mother, Mary Finderle Shappie Crosby of Searchlight; one brother, Larry Shappie of Las Vegas; one sister, Betty Lou Shappie Garlick of Mona, Utah; and 13 grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled one hour prior to 5 p.m. services Tuesday in Palm Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave.

Clardell Lewis

Clardell Lewis, 57, of Las Vegas died Thursday in a local hospital. He was born April 6, 1941, in Tamo, Ark. A resident for 40 years, he was a dock clerk at the Stardust hotel-casino for 35 years, a member of Teamsters Local 995 and a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.

He is survived by his wife, Estella; two sons, Lester Lewis and Leonard Lewis, both of Las Vegas; seven brothers, Maurice Lewis of Las Vegas, Napoleon Lewis Jr. of Tulsa, Okla., Robert Lewis, Ferddie Lewis and John Lewis, all of Pine Bluff, Ark., Fredrick Lewis of Los Angeles and Larry Lewis of Hampton, Va.; four sisters, Vernell Butler and Velma Reed, both of Las Vegas, Shirley Lewis of Little Rock, Ark., and Jacqueline Reid of Los Angeles; numerous nieces and nephews; and one granddaughter.

Visitation is scheduled 4-8 p.m. Tuesday in Bunkers Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Second Baptist Church, 500 W. Madison Ave. Burial will follow in Paradise Memorial Gardens.

Jeffrey Madden

Jeffrey Madden, 68, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local care center. He was born April 27, 1930, in Blackpool, England. A resident for two years, he was a real estate developer.

He is survived by his wife, Irene; two sons, Andrew Madden of Toronto and Stewart Madden of Orange, Calif.; one sister, Joan Leavey of Kitchener, Ontario; and seven grandchildren.

A memorial service will be 6 p.m. today in Affordable Cremation and Burial Service, 2457 N. Decatur Blvd.

The family suggests contributions to the donor's favorite charity.

Judith Ann Mitchell

Judith Ann Mitchell, 54, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local hospital. She was born April 27, 1944, in Steele City, Neb. A resident for 12 years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband, Dean; three daughters, Glenda Beckwith of Mansfield, Texas, Ronna Cabral of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Elizabeth Mitchell of Las Vegas; two sons, Jerry Mitchell of Rock Springs, Wyo., and Mark Mitchell of Las Vegas; her parents, Rollie and Vernal Rogers, and one sister, Janet Rogers, all of Pocatello, Idaho; two brothers, Gary Rogers of Rupert, Idaho, and Dennis Rogers of Pocatello; and seven grandchildren.

A memorial service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd., is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Animal Foundation of Nevada Inc., 700 N. Mojave Road, Las Vegas, NV 89101.

John Popp

John Popp, 66, of Las Vegas died Saturday in a local hospital. He was born Nov. 13, 1932, in Chicago. A resident for 19 years, he was a retired slot supervisor and a Korean War Marine Corps veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; three sons, John Popp Jr. of Palatine, Ill., James Popp of Placentia, Calif., and Joseph Popp of Chicago; four brothers, Edward Popp of Schaumburg, Ill., Richard Popp of Memphis, Tenn., Thomas Popp of Burbank, Ill., and Charles Popp of Chicago; and four grandchildren.

Visitation will continue until 9 p.m. today and one hour prior to 11 a.m. services Tuesday in Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Park.

Rickie Revello-Dunn

Rickie Revello-Dunn, 69, of Las Vegas died Jan. 23 in a local hospital. He was born April 2, 1929, in New Jersey. A resident for six years, he was a magician who entertained at various magic organizations.

He is survived by one brother, Richard Revello of Robeland, N.J.

A memorial service will be 3-5 p.m. Tuesday at the Monte Carlo hotel-casino. A private burial will follow. American Burial and Cremation Services, 310 Foremaster Lane, is handling arrangements.

June K. Thomas

June K. Thomas, 79, of North Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. She was born Oct. 30, 1919, in Portland, Ore. A resident for 2 1/2 years, she was a retired retail sales clerk.

She was preceded in death by two grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter, Dianne Snyder of North Las Vegas; one son, Kai Hendriksen of Waverly, Tenn.; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

No local services are scheduled. Bunkers Mortuary, 925 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to the Emphysema Foundation.

Richard H. Weidner Sr.

Richard H. Weidner Sr., 86, of Las Vegas died Friday in a local hospital. He was born Nov. 22, 1912, in Johnstown, Pa. A resident for 14 years, he was a retired aircraft/chemicals technician, a firefighter for 14 1/2 years in Johnstown and a member of the Johnstown Elks Lodge.

He is survived by his wife, Agnes; one daughter, Judy M. Clark of Long Beach, Calif.; two sons, Richard H. Weidner Jr. and Jack Weidner, both of Las Vegas; one brother, Don Weidner of Reseda, Calif.; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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

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