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October 17, 2017

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Henderson deaths

Joan Clements

Joan Clements, 65, died May 18 at her home.

A 60-year resident of Henderson, she was born July 23, 1943, in Pocatello, Idaho. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her daughters Kevi A. Lucas and Leslie Tolivar of Henderson; brother Darell von der Linden of Henderson; sister Janis Bulmer of Las Vegas; and five grandchildren.

Visitation is planned at 10 a.m. May 24 at Palm Mortuary-Eastern, with a graveside service following at noon.

Palm Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Pauline Crose

Pauline Crose

Pauline Crose

Pauline Mayes Crose, 70, died May 17, at her home in Junction, Utah.

Born Dec. 8, 1938, in Las Vegas to Earl E. and Nina Sprague Mayes, she married John L. Crose in 1956 in Las Vegas. He preceded her in death Dec. 14, 1995.

Crose loved to shop and had a house full of trinkets. She had beautiful flowers and learned how to garden by trial and error.

She is survived by children John C. Crose and his wife, April, of Henderson, Larry D. Crose, and his wife, Angie, of Junction, Utah, Terry Lee Crose-Gillespie, and her husband, Keith, of Henderson; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brothers: Tommy, Pete, Marvin and Dennis Mayes.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother Ed Mayes.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. May 23 at Circleville First Ward Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Junction, Utah. Burial will be in the Junction Cemetery.

Magleby Mortuary of Junction, Utah, handled the arrangements. An online guest book is available at

Margaret Graham

Margaret V. Graham, 77, died May 14 at a local health-care facility.

A Henderson resident for 48 years, she was born Dec. 28, 1931, in Yuma, Ariz. She was a retired administrator for the Bureau of Reclamation.

She is survived by daughters Valerie Compton of and Carol G. Watson Toquerville, Utah, and Terry Lee, Debbie Brownell, Margie M. Graham, Alicia Wollburg and Victoria Archibeque of Henderson; sons William A. Graham of Guthrie, Okla, Chris Graham of Monks Corner, S.C., and David Graham of Henderson; 37 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.

A memorial Mass will be said at noon May 23 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, 204 Boulder Highway, Henderson.

Palm Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Ewald Hueffmeier Sr.

Ewald W. Hueffmeier Sr., 62, of Boulder City died May 15.

Hueffmeier was born to Ewald H. and Rosie Hueffmeier in Augusta, Mo., where he lived until his marriage to Pamela L. Hueffmeier of Sioux City, Iowa, on May 8, 1971. He and his father-in-law, Alvin Bentz, were partners in a truck repair garage in Sioux City, Iowa, with Hueffmeier taking over sole ownership after Alvin's retirement.

Hueffmeier moved to Boulder City in 1983 and was employed at a Las Vegas car dealership as a heavy line mechanic for 25 years.

He is survived by his wife, Pamela, two sons, Ewald W. Hueffmeier Jr. of Monterey, Calif., and Allen L. Hueffmeier and his wife, Mary, of Laurel, Md.; three grandchildren, Tyler, Liam and Shannon, and his siblings Rosalind Wildman of St. Louis, Dorothy Tucker of Mount Juliet, Tenn., Herman Hueffmeier of Marthasville, Mo., Margie Harrison of Des Moines, Iowa, and Alveria Tipp of Portage Des Sioux, Mo.

He was preceded in death by sister Hilda Michael.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Our Savior's Lutheran Church at P.O. Box 9104 Henderson NV 89009.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. May 24 Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 59 Lynn Lane, Henderson. Desert Memorial handled the arrangements.

William 'Dean' Richardson

William "Dean" Richardson, 27, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died May 15 in Scottsdale.

The Henderson native was born Oct. 10, 1981, and was a supervisor for an Internet billing company. He lived in Henderson from 1981 until 2003.

He is survived by his parents, Kenneth and Joanne Richardson, brother Anthony, sister Ashley and grandparents Bill and Virginia Richardson, all of Henderson; and grandparents Fred and Carolyn Williams of Clovis, Calif.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. May 23 at Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway, Henderson, followed at noon by a memorial service.

The family requests memorial donations go to the charity of the giver's choice.

Palm Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Carol J. Robinson

Carol J. Robinson, 85, died May 15 at her Henderson home.

A Henderson resident since 1946, she was born Aug. 26, 1923, in Jewell, Kan. She was a homemaker and member of the Model T Club of Southern Nevada.

She is survived by her husband, Marvin, of Henderson, daughters Patricia J. Pallante of Henderson and Penny C. Libbee of Craig, Colo.; son Rodger M. Robinson of Henderson; sister June Senseney of Grand Island, Neb.; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at noon May 26 at Palm Mortuary, 800 S. Boulder Highway, with graveside services following at 2 p.m. at Palm.

Palm Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Stewart Worden Jr.

Stewart Worden Jr.

Stewart Worden Jr.

Stewart M. Worden Jr., 86, of Henderson died in his sleep May 11 at a local health-care facility from complications of diabetes with his wife of 37 years, Genelle, at his side.

Born Sept. 27, 1922, nicknamed Junior, he was the son of Stewart Sr. (Pop) and Helen Worden.

The family moved to Coronado, Calif., where Worden graduated from Coronado High School.

He attended the University of Colorado, affiliated with Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, and was honored with the "All American" title in football after his team played and won in the Rose Bowl.

He transferred to San Diego State University, joined Omega Xi fraternity and graduated with a bachelor's in engineering. After entering the Navy as a Seabee during World War II, he was sent to Saipan. While on leave, he married Harriette Cook in 1945. He distinguished himself as the top discharge placement officer until his tour was completed in 1946.

Upon returning home to San Diego, he joined his father's floor covering business. He maintained his passion for football by scouting high school games on Friday nights, attending SDSU games on Saturday and watching football on TV. He also enjoyed salmon fishing with his family at his parent's summer cottage in British Columbia.

In 1972, Worden married Genelle Smyd and moved to the Northwest to pursue their growing Stretch-n-Sew business. After many of years being self-employed, he moved to Nevada and partnered with his son in the construction business form W&W Enterprises.

In addition to his wife, Worden is survived by his sister Shirley Estes; his children Lenora Hutchins, Greg Worden, Bill Worden, Scott Worden and Suzie Martinez; stepchildren Lynda Lampshire-Grebe, Milton Smyd and Geri Smyd; 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Diabetes Association Research Foundation or Odyssey Healthcare Harbor House of Las Vegas.

Services will be held May 26 at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego.

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