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BROOKS, HELEN  
HELEN BROOKS Helen Becknall Brooks, of Las Vegas, our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a Christian friend to many, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Helen was born June 12, 1934, to John and May (nee Hall) Becknall. Raised in a farming community, 18 miles southwest of Bismarck, N.D., she attended Bismarck High School and, in 1955, graduated from the Bismarck Hospital School of Nursing with a RN degree. Helen married Paul L. Brooks Sept. 6, 1955 and, for the last 45 years, they have lived in Las Vegas. Helen was employed by the Clark County Health Department and UMC. At an early age, relatives nicknamed her "Tippy," and that has stuck. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and May Becknall; baby sister, Roletta; and sister, Janice Larson. Helen is survived by her husband, of 59 years, Paul L. Brooks; sons, Kevin (Maria) and Michael; daughter, Kristin Rivero; granddaughter, Sarah Brooks; and grandson, Matt Brooks. She also leaves behind her siblings; brother, Harley (Bea) Becknall; sisters, Karen (Norman) Olson, JoAnne Marcks and La Rayne Scott; five nieces; four nephews; and numerous cousins. Visitation will be 5-7 Sunday, Feb. 1, at Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd. Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 6151 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146. Donations may be made to Trinity United Methodist Women's Fellowship or Gideons International, 4021 Mark Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89108.
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DALTON, MARYLYNN  
MARYLYNN DALTON Marylynn Dalton, 68, of Las Vegas, passed away Jan. 24, 2015, at home. She was born September 1946, in Inglewood, Calif., to Jabe and Thora. She is survived by her husband, Clyde; four sons, Kyle, Kevin, Kraig and Keric; three stepdaughters, Sherry, Gabrielle and Tonya; brother, Darrel; sister, Lane; and six grandchildren. Viewing will be 10-11 a.m Monday, Feb. 2, with memorial services following, both at the LDS chapel, 5800 Carl Ave., Las Vegas. Burial will follow services at noon Memory Gardens Cemetery, 7251 W. Lone Mountain Road, Las Vegas. In lieu of flowers, Marylynn requested donors give to their favorite charity.
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DUNLAP, DOTTIE  
DOTTIE DUNLAP Dottie Robinson Dunlap, 72, a retired waitress, of Las Vegas, passed away Jan. 28, 2015. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd.
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FORD, WILMA  
WILMA FORD Wilma Montgomery Ford, 102, lovingly known to her family as, Mimi, passed away peacefully Jan. 26, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was born Jan. 29, 1912, in Assumption, Ill., to Robert and Hattie Montgomery. She married Frederick Ford July 4, 1931, in Springfield, Ill., and in 1937 Wilma and Fred moved to southern California. They settled in San Bernardino in 1952 with their three daughters. Wilma worked at the San Bernardino Public Library, retiring in 1974. She was an active in Eastern Star, Amaranth, Beauceant, White Shrine and Women's Club. In 1998 Wilma moved to Barstow, Calif., where she was active in the Women's Club, Senior Center, Glass Mates, Thai Chi and Curves. In 2014, Wilma moved to Las Vegas and cherished her time at Silver Sky Assisted Living. She continued to live life to the fullest doing art, embroidery, reading, poker, exercise, Nifty After Fifty, playing card and board games with other residents, and visiting with family and friends. Her favorite board game was Acey Deucy. Wilma travels took her to all 50 states, the Panama Canal and throughout Europe. Her mind was sharp as a tack and she was intrigued by her family genealogy. She had an inviting smile and loving heart. Her secret to longevity, "Take life as it comes, don't worry, and enjoy every day." Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, Fred; and her siblings. She is survived by her daughters, Nancy Peace of Las Vegas, Marilyn VanNorman of Barstow, and Alma Graetz of Oregon; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, with memorial services following, both at Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at Montecito Memorial Park in Colton, Calif.
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MILLER, KYLA  
KYLA MILLER Kyla Miller, of Henderson, was born March 11, 1961, and passed away Jan. 25, 2015. Kyla was loved and will live forever in the hearts of all that knew her. Kyla was survived by her loving partner, Barry Fryman; children, Heidi and Heather Keller; siblings, Jay Dee Wilfong and Kami Perkins; and grandchildren, Ashley, Sky, Michael, Blaze, Cassidy and Kaitlynn. Kyla's life will be celebrated at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at 570 Ridgeway Road, Henderson, NV 89014.
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RIEGER, RONALD  
RONALD RIEGER Ronald Henry Rieger passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Las Vegas. He was born April 23, 1934, in San Bernardino, Calif., and was a resident of Las Vegas since 1966. Shortly after moving to Las Vegas, Ron purchased Comer-ford Sign Company, which was a commercial sign business, and merged it with Ronco Media Inc. Outdoor Billboards in Nevada, Utah, and California. He later expanded the business by purchasing several outdoor companies, taking Ronco Outdoor to the second largest billboard company in Las Vegas. After selling the business, Ron and his wife, Rose Marie, enjoyed traveling the world and playing golf. Ron died peacefully at his home, surrounded by family, with the television on to his favorite channel. Ronald Henry Rieger is survived by his wife, of 48 years, Rose Marie Rieger; his brother, Dennis Rieger (Carlyn); his children, Kerry Rieger, Pamela Rieger, Steven Rieger and Kory Rieger; stepson, Dan Bradley (Jill); along with seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at Palm Mortuary-Northwest, 6701 N. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89131. Reception will follow.
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Sears, Mildred Jean Dyer  
JEAN SEARS Mildred Jean Dyer Sears, 92, passed away peacefully Jan. 26, 2015, in Las Vegas. Jean was born Aug. 12, 1923, in New Albany, Ind., the fifth of seven children. At the age of five, Jean went to live with her aunt and uncle until 16 years old, in California. As a teenager, Jean was elected queen of Jobb's Daughters. She was married to Douglas Sears, now deceased, in 1940, and they had four children, Douglas Sears Jr. (deceased), Cheryl Bushman, Rebecca Kerns and Jack Sears. Of these four children, Jean became a grandmother of 12; great-grandmother of 32; and great-great-grandmother of three. Jean had a long-time relationship with Dr. Donald Brown, who she called her "soulmate." They both enjoyed jazz! Also, nightclubbing, dancing, Super Bowl parties and each other. Jean, "Gramma Puff" or "Nana," moved from the Midwest in 1960 to Phoenix, and later to Las Vegas in 1966. She owned a successful jewelry shop for several years in Las Vegas, and she was very happy there. Jean enjoyed "glizt'n" it up, a very fashion-conscious lady for sure. She received an award from BBB for small business in 1990 by the mayor. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at LDS church, 221 S. Lorezi Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Macular Degeneration Disease at eyesight.org
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TEXTOR, RON  
RON TEXTOR Ronald Dale Textor, 67, passed away Jan. 23, 2015, in the Nathan Adelson Hospice, after being ill for three months. Ron was originally from Flint, Mich., and was a long-time resident of Las Vegas. He was twice married and divorced and had three children. A professional trombonist and a teacher, Ron began his career after graduating from Central Michigan University in 1969 with a bachelor's of music education. He joined the U.S. Army as a member of the North American Air Defense Band (NORAD) and completed his service in 1972. Ron toured with the Glenn Miller Orchestra for three years and returned to Central Michigan University for a master's degree in performance (trombone), which he completed in 1976. He taught at Interlochen Fine Arts Camp in Michigan, at Ladysmith College in Wisconsin, and at Mott Community College in Michigan. He moved to Las Vegas in 1981 to pursue his career in music and over the following 23 years performed on the Strip with various artists, including Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. He also taught at Clark High School (band, math, history of rock and roll) for over 20 years. Ron was a member of the Las Vegas Philharmonic since its inception in 1998 and enjoyed performing classical music as well as jazz. Ron was known among friends as a great host who loved food, drink, music, animals and good company. He will be missed by his children, Jamie, Ryan and Logan; his long-time partner, Julie; and by his many friends. Celebration of life is pending for Saturday, Feb. 7.
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TWARONITE, BARBARA  
BARBARA TWARONITE Barbara "Barb" Twaronite, 72, of Henderson, passed away the morning of Jan. 22, 2015, after a short illness. Barb was born Feb. 2, 1942, in Waterbury, Conn., to Stanley and Sophie (nee Bartkowski) Krasowski. She graduated from the University of St. Joseph (formerly St. Joseph's College) in West Hartford, Conn. in 1964 with a degree in chemistry. She also received an M.B.A. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After a brief career in the State of Connecticut's Toxicology Unit, Barb worked at the home offices of The Hartford and CIGNA Corporation. She held a variety of administrative and managerial insurance positions in market research, product development, strategic planning, financial and systems analysis and database design, retiring from CIGNA as an officer in 1995. Barb is survived by her loving husband, of almost 50 years, Joe. Barb and Joe retired to Sun City MacDonald Ranch in 2000. Once there, Barb was very active in both the Better Life Mixed Chorus and the Sun City Corkers, a wine-tasting club, where she served as secretary or treasurer for several years. She truly enjoyed her daily meetings at the community pool with her many SCMR friends where the problems of the day were resolved amidst much joy and laughter. Barb is also survived by her daughter, Lisa Twaronite of Tokyo, Japan; son, Joe Twaronite of New York City; and brother, Bob Krasowski of Alexandria, Va. Other survivors include her son-in-law, Ichiro Sone of Tokyo; her daughter-in-law, Karyn Twaronite of New York City; and four precious grandchildren, who held a special place in her heart, Joshin, Anna and Matthew Sone of Tokyo, and Jack Twaronite of New York City. In keeping with Barb's expressed wishes, no memorial services have been planned. A private family gathering to celebrate Barb's life is being scheduled. Friends or family wishing to do so are asked to make a small donation in Barb's memory to the Lung Cancer Alliance or a charity of their choice.
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ADDISON, JANET  
JANET ADDISON Janet Elizabeth Addison, 92, passed peacefully in her sleep Jan. 18, 2015, in Las Vegas, while attended by loved ones. She is survived by four children; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at All Saints Episcopal Church, 4201 W. Washington Ave., Las Vegas. Interment services are pending for April at Saint Peters Episcopal Church, San Pedro, Calif. For more information on the interment, contact Wes Addison at 520-742-7754.
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