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Page 2 Superior Sun, Superior, Arizona June 20, 2012 Jose Villa Ybarra, age 85, of Superior, entered into . rest at Banner Gardens Hospice of Mesa on Monday, June l l, 2012, following a courageous battle of multiple illnesses. He was born on January 26, 1927 in Turkeyshoot Canyon in Miami, Arizona, to the late Tranquilino Jose Villa Ybarra January 26, 1927-June 11, 2012 was united in marriage to Isabel "Chavela" Palacios in Superior. In 1957 Jose completed the build of their home in Superior -where they raised their family and have lived ever since. Jose began working for Magma Copper Mines when he returned from the service where he worked until 1983. In the years that followed, he worked for Pinal County until he retired in 1992. Jose was a loyal member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish. He was a very spiritual man and he served his parish in a variety of ways for many years. Jose is survived by his wife, Chavela: his son. Robert "Bobby" Ybarra: his daughter, Mary Christine Ybarra; his son and his wife, Stephen Andrew Ybarra and Maria Ybarra. He was the second oldest of the children. He attended school in Mexico, Miami (AZ) and Superior. Jose served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was stationed in Germany. He attained the rank of Technical Sergeant. On July 20. 1947, he " ;*2 Serving all of your Funeral, Memorial, -_. Cremation and Pre-Planning Needs- www, superiorfuneraLcom 379 South Ray Road, Superior (520) 689-2692 Rob Bulman, Owner Dedicated to providing services to'the families of the Copper Corridor with care and compassion Volunteers Needed Are you a people person? Want to give unto others and assist those experiencing a challenging time? Copper Communities Hospice is looking for volunteers that are interested in visiting with patients. Volunteers attend an 8-hour training session, must be able to pass a background check, have a driver's license, current auto insurance and their own reliable transportation. TB skin test is required (we will provide). Volunteers devote a minimum of 2 hours a wek. If your organization or group would like more information or would like to have a Hospice Presentation detailing the hospice volunteer services, please feel free to call Debra Green, Volunteer Coordinator, at 520-391-3000. We will gladly set up arrangements. Volunteers "Plant Seeds of Kindness." PICK UP AN APPLICATION TODAY! We would love to have you join our dedicated group of volunteers. COPPER COMMUNITIES HOSPICE Caring for each other. Serving Areas in Superior, Florence, Casa Grande, Globe, Miami, Kearny, Hayden, Winkelman, Dudleyville, San Carlos, Roosevelt & Gold Canyon Jose Villa Ybarra and Debbie; his son, David "Divie" Ybarra and Bridget; 14 grandchildren, Billy, Nathan, Jessjca, RJ, Fonzie, Zach, Vanessa, Noah, Angel, Micah, Lueas, J.J., Gabby and ChanG; 11 great= grandchildren, Lindsey, McKenna, Nathan Jr., Zachary, Beya, Olivia, Blaine, Ryland, Xander, Baron and Noel; one brother, Leopolo "Polo" Ybarra; and one sister, Gloria Ogden. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert and Dickie; one sister, Lilly; three infant siblings; and an infant daughter, Isabel. Services were held on Saturday, June 16, at St Frances of Assisi Catholic Church, Superior. An online guestbook may be signed at www. superiorazfuneralhome. com. The Superior Sun USPS 529-320 James Carnes ...................................... Advertising Manager Michael Carnes ...................................... General Manager Jennifer Cames... ......................................... Managing Editor Mila Lira ....................................................... Reporter John Hernandez ........................................ Reporter Betsy Quinn .............................................. Reporter Email:;; Published each Wednesday in Superior, Arizona by Copper Area News Publishers. Subscription rates in advance: $35.50 per year or $31.50 for 6 months in Pinal County; $40.50 per year or $36.50 for 6 months elsewhere in the U.S. Change of address should be sent to the publishers at P.O. Box 579, Kearny, AZ 85137. Member: Arizona Newspaper Association, National Newspaper Association. Second class postage is paid at Superior, Arizona. Postmaster: Address changes to The Superior Sun, P.O. Box 579, Kearny, AZ 85137. Telephone (520) 363-5554 or (520) 689,2436 Fax (520) 363-9663 "There are numerous countries in the world where the politicians have seized mlll absolute power and muzzled the press. There is no country in the world where DEFINING the press has seized absolute power SUSTNRBLE and muzzled the politicians" PRINTING --David Brinkley Superior Police Report According to state law, there are two methods by Which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting officer may write a citation and release the suspect to appear in court later. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Only criminal citations are listed. All damage amounts are estimates. Items are given to The Superior Sun by the Superior Police Department and reflect information available at the time the report is compiled. June 6 An accident was reported near milepost 228 on Highway 60. June 7 Vehicle theft was reported in the 600 block of Hill. June 8 Criminal damage See Police, Page 10 Small Groups & Personalized Attention MON.FRI 6AM.6PM 6 WEEKS TO 12 YEARS OLD DES & DROP-INS ACCEPTED h lii,00t el0000.00tiiii, xi00oi il 6021 S. Kings Ranch Rd. #1 I I Gold Canyon, AZ 65118 I / 480-570-5315 / k, www.kiddykorner.bizJ