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John Bravo

John Bravo, 80, of Williams, died Nov. 29, 2007 in Williams.

John was born on May 31, 1927 in Williams. He was a lifelong resident of Williams where he shared his life with a large family and friends. He left behind a large family.

John is survived by his wife Soledad Bravo of Williams; sons Loren Bravo and Manuel Bravo of Peach Springs; daughters Leah Hernandez and Lisa Rogel of Williams and Rhodina Walema and Selena Siyuja of Peach Springs; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his parents Torivio and Margarita Bravo, and his son Johnathan Bravo.

A public viewing was held on Monday, Dec. 3, 2007 at 220 S. Fifth St. A graveside burial was held on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007 at the Williams Cemetery.


Lee Medrano

Joanna Lee Medrano, 48, of Ash Fork, died Nov. 16, 2007.

Joanna was born on Jan. 8, 1959. She was a good daughter, a good sister, the best wife and mother anyone could ever ask for. She was always willing to help any way she could.

Joanna left behind many family members that will miss her. She is survived by her loving husband Tony Medrano; her daughters and sons-in law Natalie and Bran Pierson, Angie and Sergio Cardona, Shanna and Keith Robertson and Tasha and Salvador Ayala-Millan; her parents Betsy and Steve Jauregui, her sisters Jayme and Judy; her mother-in-law Margaret Medrano; 14 grandchildren Calista, Victoria, Alyssa, Marlena, unborn Cardona, Daniel, Bradley, Breanne, Angjolee, Jasmine, Jr, Domotillo and unborn twin Ayala-Millan boys; and nephews and nieces.

Joanna loved her grandchildren very much and was so excited to have twins on the way.

Dorota Miszczuk

Dorota Miszczuk died suddenly on Nov. 30, 2007 while visiting relatives overseas in her native Poland.  

She is survived by her mother of Wroclaw, Poland and several brothers and nephews.

Dorota will be remembered as the cashier of all languages who worked the day shift at Murphy's Chevron in Ash Fork. She was a special treat for European visitors on their way to and from the Grand Canyon because she could understand nearly all the Slavic languages. Thus, Dorota was a great help to Interstate 40 travelers seeking information and directions.

Condolences may be sent to the family in care of Lukasz and Helena Miszczuk, Kamienna11/7, 53-307, Wroclaw, Poland, or e-mail

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