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ANDERSON, TOM  
TOM ANDERSON Paul Thomas "Tom" Anderson, of Henderson, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2015. He was born March 3, 1943, and received a bachelor of science degree in economics at the University of California at Berkeley, in 1964. He also received an MBA from Pepperdine University in California. Tom married Karen Ann Olsen, Oct. 24, 1985, in Hong Kong. Tom excelled in his early career as a financial consultant, then became an owner and manager of a German car dealership, Carrera Motors in Bend, Ore., for 32 years. The business grew steadily under his leadership, and was very successful. He sold the business in February 2014. Carrera Medford, a high-end used car dealership is still in business in Medford, Ore. Tom was always an active member of Porsche clubs wherever he lived. He was on the board for his homeowner's association and was a member at the South Shore Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas. Tom enjoyed cars, particularly Porsches, golf, travel, houseboats, water-skiing, poker, skiing, tennis and reading. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Thomas John Bach; his father, Marvin John Anderson; and his mother, Eda Bach Anderson. Tom is survived by his wife, Karen Olsen Anderson; sons, Michael Scott Anderson and Mark Olsen McInnis; daughter, Erika Leigh Wagner (husband, Todd); grandchildren, Serena and Gavin Wagner; brother, Ted L. Anderson (wife, Shirley); a niece; two nephews; and his beloved collie dog, McKenzie. A lunch reception in his honor will be at noon Wednesday, April 29, at The Lake Club at Lake Las Vegas, 210 Grand Mediterra Blvd., Henderson. Donations in his name may be made to Opportunity Village, Walters Family Campus, 451 E. Lake Mead Parkway, Henderson, NV 89015.
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BARBALAT, CARL  
CARL BARBALAT Carl Barbalat, of Las Vegas, passed away April 23, 2015, after a lengthy illness. Carl was born Christmas Eve, 1926, in Jersey City, N.J. He spent most of his professional years in the hospitality industry, starting in a small hotel in Miami Beach in 1955. He worked his way up in increasingly important jobs before moving west to manage the Tropicana Country Club for Ben Jaffe in 1962. He subsequently managed the Regency Tower and other Las Vegas properties. He became a well-known name in town during that era. He was the happy, genial host who knew everyone who was anyone in the hotel world. He loved to party and he loved to gamble. He was the life of the party at the clubs he frequented during those halcyon days. He retired from the Sundance and then spent his time at the Las Vegas Country Club, where he enjoyed playing Gin with his buddies. Carl was a good friend to many in his favorite town. No services are scheduled. He will be sorely missed.
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BIALCZAK, KELLY  
KELLY BIALCZAK Kelly Ann Bialczak, age 47, of Las Vegas, passed away April 19, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. She loved spending time with family and friends. Kelly was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Carol Bialczak. She is survived by her sister, Kim Rowe; brother, Donald Bialczak; brother-in-law, Jeff Rowe; nephews, Matthew and Marc Rowe; boyfriend, Donny Cole; and lots of family and friends who will miss her deeply every day. Celebration of life is pending. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Creekside Hospice.
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BRANCATO, FRANK  
FRANK BRANCATO Frank Brancato, 57, of Las Vegas, passed away April 15, 2015. He was a devoted father and husband who put the needs of his family before anything else. Frank was a resident of Las Vegas for almost 40 years, and was originally from Cleveland. His smile always lit up the room and his sense of humor brought laughter to every situation. Frank will be missed dearly and loved always. Frank is survived by his wife, Candice; son, Anthony; sisters, Dorothy and Virginia and brother, John. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday, April 24, at Shadow Hills Baptist Church, 7811 Vegas Drive.
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BREITMAYER, JOHN  
JOHN BREITMAYER John W. "Jack" Breitmayer, of Las Vegas, and formerly of Grand Rapids, Mich., passed away April 20, 2015, peacefully at home, with his family by his side, from congestive heart failure. Jack was born May 8, 1923, in Philadelphia, to John W. Breitmayer and Marion Breitmayer (nee McMichael). He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a Purple Heart recipient. After the war, Jack graduated from Penn State University with a degree in business administration. Jack held several management positions in the manufacturing industry and retired from the American Seating Company in 1988. Jack married his loving wife, of 66 years, Palma (nee Vasta) June 5, 1948. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Howard. He is survived by his wife, Palma; and four children, Linda Breitmayer of Las Vegas, William (Madeline) Breitmayer of Lenexa, Kan., John (Vicki) Breitmayer, of Grand Rapids, and Patricia (Michael) McKay of Sparta, Mich. He leaves behind six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Services will be private.
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BROWN, BURMA  
BURMA BROWN Burma J. Brown, 72, of Las Vegas, went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, April 7, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born June 28, 1942, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Francis Raymond and Bessie Hancock. Burma graduated in 1960, from Wyandotte High School in Kansas City. During her career, she was employed at North Kansas City Hospital, Rima's Grocery in Shell Knob, Mo., Silver Dollar City in Branson, Mo. then later at the Flamingo Hilton Hotel Casino in Las Vegas. She was united in marriage to Edgar Brown Jr., Dec. 20, 1999. She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters; and husband, Edgar. She is survived by her three sons, Russell Wright and his wife, Sheila, of Springfield, Mo., Ronald Wright and Kara Blake and Brian Wright and wife, Joan, all of Las Vegas; and eight grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 24, at the Springfield National Cemetery, 1702 E Seminole St., Springfield, MO 65804, (417) 881-9499. In lieu of cards, flowers and gifts, donations may be made to the Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation, 4131 Swenson, Las Vegas, NV 89119 or online at www.nah.org .donate/make-a-donation
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BYERS, FRAN  
FRAN BYERS Fran Byers passed away April 18, 2015, fter a long battle with cancer, in her home in Las Vegas, at the age of 68. Fran was born Dec. 15, 1946, in Cleveland, to Frank L. Erzen and Vera J. Erzen. She grew up in Cleveland and went to Athens, Ohio for college, receiving a master's degree. She met her husband, James Edward Byers, at Ohio University. They were married Dec. 13, 1969. Fran moved to Las Vegas in 1978, where she began her 30-year teaching career. She started her career at Dell H. Robinson Junior High School as a science teacher. She then moved to become a high school history and anthropology teacher. Towards the end of her career, she worked as a curator for the Museum Without Walls. After she retired from Clark County School District, she became the director of the Mojave Max Program, where she would travel to different schools and give awareness of the desert and desert animals. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Byers. She leaves behind her daughter, Gretchen Byers; her granddaughters, Breanna and Jamie Tavernini; her nephew, Tom Marinko; and the "Ya-Ya sisters," Paula Anderson, Teresa O'Keeffe, Judy Gunderson, Carol Matz and Sharon Heflin (who passed away six hours after Fran). Fran has requested to be cremated. Her cremated remains will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery alongside her husband, James Edward Byers. There will be a memorial service at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, Palm Mortuary, 1600 S. Jones Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146. All are welcome to attend. There will be a gathering at her house to celebrate her life after the memorial service. The family would especially like to thank Debbie Brady and Patty Daly for their excellent and loving care during the last couple of months being in hospice care. We would also like to thank Palm Mortuary for helping the family set up with the memorial service, as well as helping out with the planning and paperwork of Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers for Fran, please make donations to any charity benefiting animals.
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CLOVER, VIVIAN  
VIVIAN CLOVER Sept. 6, 1923-March 19, 2015 Vivian Clover passed away March 19, 2015, due to natural causes, at the age of 91, in Oceanside, Calif. Vivian was born in Albuquerque, N.M., to C.C. "Shorty" Barnes and Dorothy M. Hensley Barnes. Vivian attended public school in Highland, Redlands, and Arlington, Calif. She worked as a showroom reservationist in Las Vegas, beginning 1953 at iconic Thunderbird, Sahara, Caesar's Palace and Stardust to retirement in 1984. She was active in Democratic Party, Action Committee for Oceanside and Lutheran church. She was preceded in death by parents; and brother, Cleo C. Barnes. She is survived by her sister, Vera M. Hamner; children, former Assemblyman Dan Hauser (Donna), Diedre Shirley (Ron) and Deborah Ball (Art); six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She will be missed by her loving family and her forever friends. Per Vivian's request, no services are scheduled.
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DAMER, DEAN  
DEAN DAMER Dean F. Damer, 69, of Las Vegas, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015. He was born April 26, 1945 in Janesville, Wis. He was retired from NV Energy and enjoyed camping and woodworking. He was preceded in death by his father; mother; stepfather; daughter, Jeanne Damer; and brother, Richard. He is survived by his wife, Darlene; daughter, Michelle Crump; son, Doug Chittenden; daughter Deanna Cox; brother, David Damer; grandchildren, Rebecca, Ashley, Tyler, Cory, Jessica and Dawson; and great-grandson, Scott. No services are scheduled. Donations may be made to Nevada ASPCA. A very special thanks to Geri Net Hospice.
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DEVRIES, SANDRA  
SANDRA DEVRIES Sandra Jean "Sandy" DeVries, of -Las Vegas, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Nathan Adelson Hospice, surrounded by family and friends. She was born Cassandra Jean Bryant Oct. 19, 1940, to Marcus and Rachel Bryant of Central City, Ky. In 1967, she married the love of her life, Patrick DeVries. They lived in Thousand Oaks, Calif. for 34 years before moving to Las Vegas in 2001. Sandy enjoyed a successful career as an administrative assistant with various companies. However, her true love and passion in life was family and friends. She loved to travel, photography, antiques, jewelry and above all else her grandsons. It was a rare occasion that she would miss a football or baseball game for either of them. She is survived by her loving husband, of 48 years, Patrick of Las Vegas; her daughter, Dawn Michelle Peters; son-in-law, Barry Peters; her beloved grandsons, John and Mark Lister, all of Thousand Oaks; and two sisters, Beverly Powrozek of Valparaiso, Ind., and Linda Bryant of Indiana. There will be a celebration of Sandy's life at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the home of a family friend in Las Vegas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation at www.nah.org/donate/nathan-adelson-hospice-foundation
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