Memoriam

Theodore A. "Teddy" Lewandowsky III - 1971 - 2017
Theodore Anthony Lewandowsky III known to family and friends as Ted or Teddy, passed away unexpectedly in his home in Mesa, Arizona on September 4, 2017. He was 46 years old. Teddy was born on March 31, 1971 in Las Vegas Nevada to his parents Theodore A. Lewandowsky Jr. and Barbara J. Lewandowsky. He attended Rancho high school in North Las Vegas, Nevada and later completed high school at Pinebush high school in New York. Through the years he worked as an auto mechanic, bus driver, limo driver, and most recently as a security guard. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and had obtained 4th degree status - The highest rank in the Knights. He enjoyed many hobbies such as target shooting, building models, and playing video games. He will be remembered for his interesting stories, and his incredible wealth of knowledge. Survivors include his father Theodore A. Lewandowsky Jr. of Pine Bush, his sister Regina Martin and her husband Ken of Pine Bush, his nephew, Christopher Martin of Pine Bush and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Teddy is further survived by his former wife and friend Serena Sibbio, and is predeceased by his mother Barbara Lewandowsky, and his maternal and paternal grandparents. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 10 AM at the Church of the Infant Savior, 22 Holland Ave., Pine Bush, NY. Interment of ashes will be at St. Peter's Cemetery in Haverstraw NY at a later date. Local arrangements interested to the William M. Gagan Funeral Home Inc., Pine Bush NY.

Kenneth Edward Wollert - 1964-2014
Kenneth Wollert, 49, of Wittmann, passed away on September 10, 2014. Ken was born in 1964 in Waukegan, Illinois to Edward and Shirley Wollert. His family moved to Elfrida, Arizona in 1977 where he attended Valley Union High School. At the time of his passing, he was employed by Copperstate Communications in Phoenix as a systems technician. Ken loved all music, from the Beatles to opera. He was a great son, a devoted and loving father and an awesome uncle. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward. He is survived by his mother Shirley and her partner, Paul, his children Kenneth (Kenny) and Victoria (Tori), and his brother Andrew and his wife Sharon and their children Robert, Simon, Bernadette and Daniel. A celebration of Ken's life is planned for his birthday, October 6. He was truly another quality 4W product. Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 12, 2014

Heather O'Rourke - 1975-1988
On Monday, February 1, 1988, Heather, who lived with her parents both in San Diego and Big Bear, complained of stomach pains. She was rushed to Children's Hospital of San Diego.

Bill Else - 1960-2012
Bill Else was found dead in their family home in Le Mars Iowa on June 14th, 2012. He was 52, born on April 8, 1960. Bill was a great boss and awesome friend! You will be missed my friend!

Christina Haynes - 1966-2009
Christina Haynes passed away on April 23rd, 2009. You shall always be missed by many!!! Christina's funeral services will be held on April 30th, 2009 11AM (showing) 1PM (actual funeral) at 1505 E. McDowell Rd. Phoenix, Arizona.

Crew of the Space Shuttle Columbia
The Register Enterprize's remembers the Space Shuttle Columbia & Crew. On Feb. 1st, 2003 Shuttle Columbia broke up during re-entry. STS-107 Flight: January 16-February 1, 2003

Ernest Evans
Ernest died on March 17th, 2006 in his sleep from a stroke. Services were held on March 24th, 2006.

Janet Munro - 1934-1972
British actress Janet Munro was the daughter of a stage comedian who, during World War 2, was in charge of the RAF entertainment unit.

John M. Sellers - 1938-1999
John Sellers was born on September 16th, 1938, and died on April 15th, 1999. Mr. Sellers was a Teacher, Coach, and an Awesome Friend to many! You shall always be missed my friend!! The pack lost an Awesome Wolve!

"The lord will have another artist to assist in the painting of the sky now. The world is in for a treat!" ~David Medders

William Lee Messick - 1930-2008
William Lee Messick served with the State Department in Viet Nam from 1967 to 1974. He is a recipient of the State Department Medal of Heroism for bravery under fire, aiding the wounded and saving the life of an Army captain during an enemy ambush. The following year he was wounded while serving with a U.S. Military Advisory Team in the central highlands and was awarded the Purple Heart by the U.S. Army. He is one of only a handful of government civilians to receive the Purple Heart. He had previously served in the U.S. Navy, joining in 1948 and subsequently entered the foreign service, where he served for more than twenty-five years. He was born and raised in Wyoming, Pennsylvania. A graduate of George Washington University. His book, America's Fighting Presidents was published in 1993. William Lee Messick, 77, passed away peacefully on March 12, 2008, in Tucson, AZ Born November 28, 1930

Wurzburg Wolves - 1954-2008
Welcome to the home of Würzburg American High School Alumni! Unfortunately, if you've just found this site, you've missed eight fantastic reunions that Bob Manwaring, Class of '76, has hosted in the past. Würzburg American High School officially closed in June of 2008.

Natalee Holloway
On May 30th we were all shocked when a young American high-school graduate disappeared while vacationing on the island of Aruba. Since then, the Aruban and Netherlands authorities, in close cooperation with United States officials and the citizens of Aruba, are conducting an intense search and a full investigation into the disappearance of Natalee Holloway.

Chris Marano
On December 17, 2009, at approximately 9:29 p.m., an Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) Officer located a vehicle with a stolen license plate traveling westbound on State Route 101 at 64th street. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle at the 56th street exit. At the 7th Street exit on the Loop 101, DPS Officer Chris Marano was out of his vehicle and in the process of deploying stop sticks, which is a tire deflation device, in an effort to disable the fleeing suspect vehicle and end the pursuit.

Brian A. Terry
Border Patrol Agent, Brian A. Terry, 40 yrs old. He was shot and killed after encountering several suspects near Rio Rico. A fifth suspect remain at large. He was waiting with three other agents when the gun battle erupted. Terry died in the shooting. None of the other agents were injured. The shooting happened just after 11 p.m. Tuesday in the Peck Canyon area north of Nogales in Santa Cruz County. The shooting occurred in the Border Patrol's Tucson sector, the busiest gateway for illegal immigrants into the United States. Half of the marijuana seizures along the 1,969-mile southern border are made in the sector, which covers 262 miles of the boundary.