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Obituaries for March 1, 2005

Dale Clark Behrns

Dale Clark Behrns, 66, of Las Vegas died Saturday in a local hospice. He was born June 1, 1938, in Wichita, Kan. A resident for more than 50 years, he was a Clark County School District custodian and a Korean War Navy veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Sandy; two daughters, Dawn Tranquillo of Las Vegas and Denise Byard of Henderson; three sons, Brett Byard of Henderson and Christopher Behrns and Daniel Dale Behrns, both of Las Vegas and four grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 2-7 p.m. Wednesday in Palm Mortuary, 1325 N. Main St. Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday in Palm Chapel, Main.

Christine Marie Cicchetti

Christine Marie Cicchetti, 82, of Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. She was born Dec. 28, 1922, in Newark, N.J. A resident for 50 years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by two sons, Peter Cicchetti and Alphonse Cicchetti; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Garden Memorial Funeral Home, 3600 W. Vegas Drive, is handling private arrangements.

Harold Geller

Harold Geller, 89, of Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. He was born Feb. 23, 1916, in Sidney, Australia. A resident for 23 years, he was a retired musician and a member of the Masons.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth; one daughter, Roslynn Marre; one son, Laurence Geller; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were scheduled at 10 a.m. today in King David Memorial Chapel and Cemetery, 2697 Eldorado Lane.

Fannie Goldenberg

Fannie Goldenberg, 95, of Las Vegas died Sunday in Las Vegas. She was born March 3, 1909, in Chicago. A resident for five years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by two daughters, Joyce Cohen and Lorraine Goldenberg-Ross, both of Las Vegas; and four grandchildren.

No local services are scheduled. Services will be in California. King David Memorial Chapel and Cemetery, 2697 Eldorado Lane, is handling arrangements.

The family suggests donations to Brandeis University National Women's Committee, c/o Lorraine Goldenberg-Ross, 8065 Kentshire Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89117.

Stanley 'Bud' James

Stanley "Bud" James, 75, of Las Vegas died Sunday in a local care center. He was born Oct. 19, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio. A resident for six years, he was an aircraft machinist and a World War II Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Norma; six sons, Jon James, James James and Jay James, all of Maui, Hawaii, and Joe James, Scott James and Jeff James, all of Las Vegas; one daughter, Nancy Eldridge of West Plains, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Affordable Cremation and Burial Service, 2457 N. Decatur Blvd., is handling arrangements.

Solomon J. Miles Jr.

Solomon J. Miles Jr., 78, of North Las Vegas died Feb. 22 in Las Vegas. A truck driver, he was born Dec. 30, 1926, in Michigan.

He is survived by his wife, Mable; one daughter, Linda Hankerson of Las Vegas; four sons, Robert Neal, William Neal and Solomon Miles III, all of Las Vegas, and Reggie Miles of Michigan; 25 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 2-7 p.m. today in Thomas and Jones Funeral Home, 310 Foremaster Lane. Services will be noon Wednesday in Greater Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, 1915 Lexington St. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Alma Richard

Alma Richard, 60, of North Las Vegas died Feb. 20 in a local hospital. She was born Dec. 29, 1944, in Tallulah, La. A resident for 38 years, she was a hotel guest room attendant.

She is survived by her husband, Roosevelt Arrington; four daughters, Claudia Reed, Terri Ann Harden, Marshall "Sheila" Asberry and Kimberly Hickman, three sons, Albert Cobb Sr., Charles Cobb Sr. and David Richard, and her mother, Opheila Richard, all of Las Vegas; seven brothers, Albert Richard Sr., Lofton Richard Sr., Willie Richard Sr., Simmie Richard, Cornelius Richard and Larry Richard, all of Las Vegas, and James Richard of Texas; six sisters, Rhoda Adams of Arkansas and Jessie Mae, Betty Mae, Hazel, Diane and Gloria, all of Las Vegas; 29 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled 1-8 p.m. Wednesday in Thomas and Jones Funeral Home, 310 Foremaster Lane. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Carver Missionary Baptist Church, 1221 N. J St. Burial will follow in Davis' Paradise Memorial Gardens, 6200 S. Eastern Ave.

Lucinda A. Spencer

Lucinda A. Spencer, 63, of Las Vegas died Friday in Las Vegas. She was born May 22, 1941, in Jamestown, N.Y. A resident for nine years, she was a homemaker.

She is survived by one son, Scott Spencer of Pittsburgh; one daughter, Leah Koepp of Las Vegas; and one grandchild.

A memorial service will be 3 p.m. Sunday in Affordable Cremation and Burial Service, 2457 N. Decatur Blvd.

Robert Waxman

Robert Waxman, 57, of Las Vegas died Friday in Las Vegas. He was born Sept. 14, 1947, in Los Angeles. A resident for 11 years, he was a sound effects editor in the motion picture industry for 27 years, a Vietnam War Navy veteran and a winner of a Golden Reel award for "Rainbow Bright and the Star Stealers."

He is survived by his wife, Virginia; one stepdaughter, Tracey Dobar of Oak Park, Calif.; one stepson, Brian Bollinger, and his father, Louis Waxman, both of Las Vegas; one sister, Reva Sander of Chatsworth, Calif.; and one step-granddaughter.

A memorial service was scheduled at 3 p.m. today in Palm Mortuary, 7600 S. Eastern Ave.

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

Lora Ann Wilson

Lora Ann Wilson, 44, of Las Vegas died Saturday in a local hospital. She was born June 28, 1960, in Louisiana. A resident for 44 years, she was a hotel housekeeper.

She is survived by one son, Kenon Wilson, her mother, Dorothy Wilson, her father, Pervis McDaniel, and one sister, Michelle Baumann, all of Las Vegas; and one brother, Michael Wilson of Eugene, Ore.

Visitation is scheduled 3-8 p.m. today in Thomas and Jones Funeral Home, 310 Foremaster Lane. Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Carver Baptist Church, 1221 N. J St. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

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