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Vernetta Kay Giguiere

02/26/1949 - 10/11/2016
Service Date: 10/20/2016
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1115 E. Ray Road, Chandler, Arizona

Vernetta Kay Giguiere, age 67, passed away surrounded by family on October 11, 2016.

She was born February 26, 1949 in San Antonio Texas to Grace Elizabeth (Warner) and Carl Vernon Jewell.  She is the second of four children and their only daughter.

She was married to James Earl Giguiere on June 20, 1970.  They were sealed for Time and All Eternity in the Oakland California LDS Temple.

She is preceded in death by her parents Carl and Grace, her father-in-law William Hawkins Giguiere, and her grandson Charles Aaron Giguiere.

She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years James, her five children Laurie Kay Schmidt (Roger), Rebecca Lynn Travis (David), William Vernon Giguiere (Rhonda), Jacob Everett Giguiere (Anna), and Andrew Michael Giguiere (Allie). Her Grandchildren Jayson Scott, Tiarra Rose, Andrea Payge, Gracee Roze, Keegan Scott, Lylee Ann, and William Hawkins. Her three Brothers James Jewell (Nancy), Rick Jewell (Sharon), and Michael Jewell (Sharon). Her mother-in-law Rosalie Giguiere. Many brothers/sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and other extended family members.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 6-8 PM, at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ. Funeral services will be Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 10 AM, preceded by a visitation at 9 AM, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ray 2nd Ward, 1115 E. Ray Road, Chandler, Arizona. A processional and graveside service will follow at 1 PM.  Interment will be at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix, AZ.



  • Frankie & Renée Werner

    May your family find peace and strength during this challenging time. I never had the opportunity to meet your mom but definitely witnessed the love happiness and strength she brought to the table. Our hearts are with you.

  • Rebecca Floyd Klein

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family. May a God give you comfort and guidance.

  • Cyndi Brown Monteiro

    I was very sorry to hear of Sister Giguiere’s passing. She was always such a kind loving woman, and such a friend to the Brown family. We loved her, and we love all of the Giguiere’s. You are in our prayers, and we know that you will be comforted by our Father in Heaven. Many hugs and well wishes being sent your way.

  • I’m sorry that you lossed someone you loved,God will one day fix this may you find comfort in the Bible at revelations 21:3,4.

  • We’re so very sorry for your loss. Our heart’s and prayers are w you and your family.♡♡♡♡

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. Lots of love and prayers for you and your family. God Bless

  • May God flood your hearts with peace and strength during this difficult time. Was very sorry to hear of your loss..

  • So sorry for your loss. She was so good to me when I came to Cottonwood. Very caring lady. I have thought of her often. Thinking of you and the kids at this time.

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