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Obituaries for March 19, 2004

Maximino H. Bello

Maximino H. Bello, 64, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Las Vegas. He was born April 30, 1939, in the Philippines. A resident for 20 years, he was an attorney.

He is survived by his wife, Gilda; four sons, Bien, Gamalied, Cosximo and Guilmond; one daughter, Regina; two brothers, Cesar and Edgar; two sisters, Nimfa, Elena and Carmela.

Visitation is scheduled noon until 3 p.m. services Saturday in Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

Edward C. Bruggenwirth

Edward C. Bruggenwirth, 62, of Henderson died Tuesday in a local hospital. He was born Jan. 16, 1942, in Clinton, Iowa. A resident for 23 years, he was a disabled maintenance man and a Vietnam War Navy veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Donna J.; one son, David Edward Bruggenwirth of North Las Vegas; five daughters, Kristin Dawn Bruggenwirth, Dana Marie Bruggenwirth and Cera Lynn Bruggenwirth, all of Henderson, Sara Michelle Clark of Las Vegas and Kami Lynn Tai of Pearl River, N.Y.; and three grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 5-7 p.m. today in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Additional visitation is scheduled one hour prior to a 10 a.m. service Saturday in the LDS Green Valley Stake Center. Burial will be in Palm Valley View Cemetery.

The family suggests donations to the general missionary fund for the LDS Church.

Wilmetta Bryant

Wilmetta Bryant, 75, of Las Vegas died Monday in Las Vegas. She was born Nov. 24, 1928, in Mississippi. A resident for four years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by one daughter, Judye Conner, and one son, Jack Ladner, both of Las Vegas; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 1-4 p.m. Sunday in American Burial and Cremation Services, 310 Foremaster Lane. Services will be in Mississippi.

Donal P. Collier

Donal P. Collier, 55, of Henderson died Tuesday in a local hospital. He was born July 19, 1948, in New York City. A resident for 12 years, he was a retired owner-operator of a courier service, a Vietnam War Army veteran and a member of the Senior Citizens Council.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra E.; one daughter, Jessica Collier of Santa Cruz, Calif.; one son, Jacob Collier of Henderson; his parents, Eileen and Patrick Collier of Tempe, Ariz.; two brothers, Patrick Collier of Chicago and Michael Collier of New York City; and two grandchildren.

Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson, is handling arrangements.

Billie L. Cummings

Billie L. Cummings, 1 hour, of Henderson died March 6 in a local hospital. She was born March 6, 2004, in Henderson.

She is survived by her parents, Malu and William Cummings II, and one brother, Billy Cummings, all of Henderson.

A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Sunday in Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson.

Jack Freedman

Jack Freedman, 75, of Las Vegas died Wednesday in a local hospital. He was born May 1, 1928, in Pinsk, Poland. A resident for eight years, he was a retired kosher butcher and an Israeli war of independence army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Gyta; three daughters, Francine Freedman of San Diego, Gayle Kennedy of Westminster, Calif., and Shelley Freedman of New Mexico; one son, Aubrey Freedman of San Francisco; one sister, Esther Zajdeman of Toronto; and three grandchildren.

Services were scheduled at noon today in King David Memorial Chapel and Cemetery, 2697 Eldorado Lane.

The family suggests donations to the American Heart Association, 6370 W. Flamingo Road, Suite 1, Las Vegas, NV 89103.

Dusty James Gleason

Dusty James Gleason, 33, of Las Vegas died Monday in a local hospital. He was born Jan. 16, 1971, in Las Vegas. He was a clerk at a bowling center.

He is survived by his wife, Theresa; his father, James Gleason of Reno; his mother, Deborah Hernandez, and one brother, John Hernandez, both of Riverside, Calif.

A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Sunday in Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd.

Willie Earl Graham

Willie Earl Graham, 71, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. He was born April 17, 1932, in Chickasaw, Miss. A resident for 15 years, he was a retired driver for the U.S. Postal Service.

He is survived by three daughters, Kimberly Ann Graham, Terri Maria Graham and Tammi Monique Haggard, all of Las Vegas.

Visitation is scheduled one hour prior to a 4 p.m. service Saturday in Davis Funeral Home, 2127 W. Charleston Blvd. A private burial will follow. Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave., is handling arrangements.

Edward John Hoar

Edward John Hoar, 83, of Las Vegas died Saturday in Las Vegas. He was born June 23, 1920, in Springfield, Mass. A resident for 16 years, he was a driver.

He is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Raines of Sunrise, Fla., and Tracey Hoar of Plantation, Fla.; one brother, Joe Hoar; one sister, Nancy Kennedy; and three grandchildren.

Davis Paradise Valley Funeral Home, 6200 S. Eastern Ave., handled private arrangements.

Catherine A. Jacobs

Catherine A. Jacobs, 59, of Las Vegas died Wednesday in Las Vegas. She was born July 28, 1944, in Denver. A resident for 45 years, she was a dealer for 34 years, most recently at the Silverton.

She is survived by one brother, Jon S. Jacobs of Los Angeles; and her companion, Beverly Allen of Las Vegas.

No local services are scheduled. Nevada Funeral Service-Nevada Cremation or Burial Society, 2983 Fremont St., is handling arrangements.

Virginia C. Necco

Virginia C. Necco, 95, of Bullhead City, Ariz., died March 3 in Bullhead City. She was born Feb. 14, 1909, in Indiana. A resident for more than 10 years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by two sons, David Necco of Bullhead City and Peter Necco of Kentland, Ind.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Visitation is scheduled 11 a.m. until a 1 p.m. service Saturday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Burial will be follow in Palm Valley View Memorial Park.

Paul R. Osen

Paul R. Osen, 75, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in a local hospice. He was born May 31, 1928, in Mitchell, S.D. A resident for 34 years, he was a retired lineman for an electrical contractor.

He is survived by two daughters, Linda Lusk of Slayton, Ore., and Pauline Cox of Benton, Kan.; three sons, Roger Osen of Twin Falls, Idaho and Charles Osen and Gunnar Osen, both of Las Vegas; two brothers, Burell Osen of Arizona and Arlis Osen of Mitchell, S.D.; one sister, Virginia Osen of Arizona; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 4-7 p.m. Sunday in Palm Mortuary, 7400 W. Cheyenne Ave. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday in Palm Chapel, Cheyenne. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Park, Northwest, 6701 N. Jones Blvd.

Reinolda J. 'Reny' Panszczyk

Reinolda J. "Reny" Panszczyk, 68, of Las Vegas died Wednesday in Las Vegas. She was born Aug. 2, 1935, in Sheboygan, Wis. A resident for eight years, she was a retired accountant for a railroad.

She is survived by one daughter, Rhonda Tischer of Homer Glen, Ill.; one sister, Charlotte Fitzgibbons of Elmhurst, Ill.; and one brother, Karl Kazawitch of Chicago.

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

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

Robert W. Puso

Robert W. Puso, 68, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in a local hospital. He was born Nov. 15, 1935, in North Bergen, N.J. A resident for 10 years, he was a retired pit boss and a Korean War Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Rosemarie; one son, Jason Puso of Vista, Calif.; one daughter, Renee Aadland of Las Vegas; and one grandchild.

Visitation is scheduled 3-7 p.m. today and 8:30-9 a.m. Saturday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 130 N. Pecos Road, Henderson. Burial will follow in Palm Valley View Memorial Park.

The family suggests donations to Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, 1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89104.

Frank Rivera

Frank Rivera, 46, of Las Vegas died Wednesday in a local hospital. He was born Dec. 18, 1957, in San Jose, Costa Rica. A resident for 27 years, he was a surveillance tech in law enforcement, an Air Force veteran and a former Boy Scout leader of Unit 169.

He is survived by his wife, Paula; two sons, Christopher Rivera and Timothy Rivera, both of Las Vegas; Jose Francisco Rivera and Maria Rivera, both of Costa Rica; and two brothers, Jose Rivera of Las Vegas and Alexander Rivera of Costa Rica.

Visitation is scheduled 9 a.m. until a 4 p.m. service Sunday in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave. Additional services will be 11 a.m. Monday in Palm Chapel, Eastern.

Ruth Ellen Stephens

Ruth Ellen Stephens, 70, of Boulder City died Wednesday in Boulder City. She was born Aug. 29, 1933, in Boulder City. A resident for eight years, she was a jewelry salesman and was a member of Beaders, Knitters and Quilters.

She is survived by four daughters, Jennifer, Laurie, Bonnie and Cathy; and four grandchildren.

Services will be 4 p.m. Sunday at Haley's, 1201 Avenue K, Boulder City. Boulder City Family Mortuary, 833 Nevada Way, Suite 1.

The family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society, 1325 E. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89119.

Robert L. Stevenson Sr.

Robert L. Stevenson Sr., 86, of Las Vegas died Thursday in Las Vegas. He was born June 12, 1917, in Clinton, Iowa. A resident for 15 1/2 years, he was a retired owner of an auto parts distribution store, a Navy veteran, a member of the Chamber of Commerce and the National Auto Dealers Association.

He is survived by two sons, Robert Jr. and Eugene; one stepson, Francis Richards; two sisters, Harriet Meinert and Marvel Kubik; and eight grandchildren.

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

Otto Washington Jr.

Otto Washington Jr., 71, of Las Vegas died Monday in North Las Vegas. He was born Dec. 14, 1932, in North Las Vegas. A resident for 52 years, he was a casino supervisor at a local hotel.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; four daughters, Larvonne M. Smith of San Francisco, Sheila A. Seay of Tonopah and Cynthia A. Blackwell and Beverly A. McNair, both of Las Vegas; three sons, Otto Washington III, Donnell Washington and Lonel Washington, all of Las Vegas; two brothers, James Washington of Las Vegas and Robert Bowman of Tallulah, La.; 26 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday in American Burial and Cremation Services, 310 Foremaster Lane. Services will be 11 a.m. Monday in the Greater Mount Sinai Christian Church, 1025 Balzar St. Burial will follow in Palm Memorial Park.

Benny Wheeler

Benny Wheeler, 67, of Las Vegas died Sunday in a local hospital. He was born Nov. 24, 1936, in Fordyce, Ark. A resident for nine years, he was a retired Army staff sergeant and Vietnam War veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl; four sons, Benny Wheeler Jr. of Houston, Bruce Wheeler of Denver, Eugene Wheeler of Louisiana and Benton Wheeler of Petersburg, Va.; one daughter, Demetria Wheeler of Petersburg; one sister, Betty Johnson, and two brothers, Nathan Wheeler and Lee Arthur Wheeler, all of Las Vegas; and one grandchild.

Visitation will continue until 7 p.m. today in Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Palm Chapel, Main. Graveside services will be 8 a.m. Monday in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City.

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