Our Obituaries

Charlesa Jenell Garcia

July 14, 1940 - January 26, 2018


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Deborah Gail Bowman

October 13, 1954 - January 26, 2018


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Lester Ray Thorpe

February 1, 1946 - January 24, 2018

Lester Ray "Bud" Thorpe, 71, passed away January 24, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bud was born February 1, 1946, in Ventura, CA, and lived in Ojai for most of his. He graduated from Nordhoff High School in 1966, the same year Bud was fortunate enough to marry his high school sweetheart, Donna {Timms} Thorpe. He loved his family, BBQ's, rock collecting, and walking his...
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Geraldine Marie Ricci

May 29, 1926 - January 22, 2018


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Kinne Darrow McCabe

March 23, 1944 - January 22, 2018


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Mary Laing Pease

September 3, 1934 - January 21, 2018


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Richard Dale Carrico

March 25, 1964 - January 19, 2018


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Robert Harold Fisher

April 14, 1938 - January 15, 2018

April 14, 1938 - January 15, 2018 Bob Fisher, 79, born in Bishop, California and currently of Santa Paula, California passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. The hospital room was filled with love as the entire family gathered around him. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; children, Barry Fisher, Julie, Lori and Wayne Miller; grandchildren, Blake and Lainey Fisher. Bob was preceded...
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William Carl Roderick

May 15, 1937 - January 14, 2018


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Loi Dong Huynh

January 1, 1964 - January 14, 2018

Loi Huynh, of Ventura, Ca, passed away on Sunday, January 14th at the age of 54. He was born on January 1, 1964, in Long Xuyen, Vietnam. After a long journey to the United States he settled in California and made a new life for himself with wonderful friends whom later became family. He met and married his loving wife, Danyal, and together they made a beautiful family and a life full of...
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Kenneth Alfred Shelton

January 1, 1925 - January 12, 2018

Kenneth Shelton, 93, longtime Ojai resident, passed away on January 12, 2018. He had been facing the difficulty of dementia during the final years of his life. He was at home where he had lived, and raised his family, for 63 years. Kenneth was born on January 1, 1925 to Ollie and Arra Shelton in Arkansas. He was the oldest of their seven children. Kenneth was married to Louise Shelton...
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Esther Marie Zuniga

December 22, 2017 - January 12, 2018


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Margaret Silbernagel

January 9, 1956 - January 8, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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Richard Robertson Joy

December 31, 1934 - January 8, 2018

The world has lost a truly great, compassionate man. One of the good guys! Dick was a one of a kind classic! "Everybody loved Dick." Dick was taken from us suddenly and unexpectedly on January 8, 2018. Dick was born in Los Angeles, California, to Van Feagans Joy and Mildred Robertson Joy, AKA "Binx." He started his working life as a L.A. County ocean Lifeguard, working in the city of...
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Doris Mc Intire Owens

July 5, 1925 - January 4, 2018

Doris M. Owens, age 92, of Ojai, passed away on January 4, 2018 in Ojai. Doris was born in Egin, Idaho on July 5, 1925 to parents Alexander and Viola McIntire. She grew up in Glendale, CA, where she graduated from Hoover High School and worked for the Immigration and Naturalization Services and then attended Brigham Young University. Doris was smart, confident and liked to be organized. She...
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Carol Ann Butcher

November 9, 1935 - January 4, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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Yvonne Iris Foote-Brooks

June 19, 1930 - January 2, 2018

Yvonne Iris Foote passed away peacefully before the sun rose on January 2, 2018, knowing she was well loved by family, friends, students, and her dear Lord. No regrets.Born Yvonne Iris Metzger in 1930, her roots were Midwestern, but growing up in the depression and war years in Marion Ohio, led her, as with many others, to move West. It was in California where restless curiosity and the desire to...
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Robert Harry Fennern

August 26, 1928 - January 1, 2018

We are saddened to announce the passing of the rock of our family. Robert H. Fennern 89, of Ventura, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 1, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born August 26, 1928, in Avoca, Iowa, to Harry and Evelyn Fennern. The oldest of 10 children, Robert left school at an early age to help out on the family farm. His strong work ethic started...
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Bettie H. Luke

June 10, 1919 - December 29, 2017

Bettie Luke, loving mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2017, with her family by her side. Bettie was born on June 10, 1919 to Hazel Davey Hansen and Reuben Hansen in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was raised in Salt Lake City with her brothers, Richard and Robert. Growing up in Utah, Bettie was an avid skier and enjoyed riding horses. She was very...
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Leo Vincent Arehart

April 24, 1941 - December 29, 2017

April 24, 1941 - Dec 29, 2017 Leo Arehart was a good man, a great friend, a loving husband, and devoted father & grandfather. Leo was born in Great Falls, Montana, and spent his childhood in Missoula, Montana. As a young man, Leo was a daredevil who loved hotrods, racing boats, and doing anything else that could generate thrills. His passions also included horseback riding & roping. He...
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Carolyn Louise Nerdrum

July 16, 1935 - December 28, 2017

Carolyn Nerdrum, age 82, died Thursday December 28th, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She was born July 16, 1935 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Carolyn met the love of her life, H. Jack Nerdrum in 1954 at the University of Arizona, and wed the very next year. Jack moved her to California where they eventually settled in Ventura. They were married for nearly 60 years when unexpectedly Jack passed away in...
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Garry Greysen

February 3, 1934 - December 24, 2017

Garry Greysen, 83, of Ventura, CA, died Sunday, December 24, 2017 at his home in Clearpoint. Garry was born February 3, 1934, in Acme, Alberta Canada, to Esther and William Grabinsky. He had two sisters, Joyce and Peggy who were raised by their mother on a farm in rural Alberta. Garry moved from Canada to Ventura in 1972, and founded Cleanhole Fluids. He sold the company in 1992, and...
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Georgiana G. Denniston

August 27, 1925 - December 24, 2017

Gigi Denniston, 92, died in comfort and at peace surrounded by her loving family at Community Memorial Hospital on December 24, 2017. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1925, she graduated from St. Catherine's Preparatory School in Richmond, Virginia and attended the Pennsylvania College for Women (Chatham University) in the class of 1947 where she was a member of the varsity swim team....
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George Edward Wymer

February 14, 1945 - December 24, 2017

George Edward Wymer, seventy-two years of age, passed away in his sleep in the early morning hours of December 24, 2017. He is survived by his two daughters, Wendy Wymer Frost and Jennifer Ann Wing, and their children and grandchildren. George was preceded in death by his son Donald Anthony Wymer, who passed away in 1985. George was born on the fourteenth of February, 1945 in Redding,...
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Paul Andrew Kocka

July 28, 1943 - December 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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Mary Jane Evans

February 23, 1954 - December 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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Peggy T. Gray

August 13, 1931 - December 20, 2017

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Janeen Sue Rhodes

February 10, 1940 - December 20, 2017

Janeen Sue Rhodes, of Ventura, California, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017, from complications after a recent stroke. She was born in Marshfield, Wisconsin on February 10, 1940 and has lived in the Thousand Oaks / Ventura area for more than 40 years. Janeen was a loving mother, partner, and friend with a zest for life. She served as the president of the community shuffleboard club...
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Judy Ann Coryell

July 26, 1946 - December 19, 2017

Judy Ann Coryell died peacefully at home on December 19, 2017, in Oxnard, California, at the age of 71. Judy is survived by her sister, Dona Welch of Honolulu, Hawaii; and generations of nieces and nephews, who knew Judy as a caring and generous matriarch. She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ellen Coryell of Ventura, California and her sister, Joan Chant (née Coryell) of Oxnard...
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Herbert Wayne Shaw

November 14, 1922 - December 18, 2017

Herbert Wayne Shaw, age 95, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017, in Santa Barbara, California. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Dona, one sister, H. Bernadine, and one brother, Nathan. Herbert was a chemist who worked at the Army Ammunition Plant and for Federal Cartridge in Anoka, Minnesota. He also sold life insurance for many years. He was first married to Esther for 19...
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Swaran Kaur

May 8, 1927 - December 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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Ismael Carrera Peinado

September 17, 1953 - December 11, 2017

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David Lynn Baarstad

November 28, 1923 - November 28, 2017

Dr. David L. Baarstad passed away, peacefully, at his son's home in Ventura, California on November 28, 2017, his 94th birthday. Dave lived a long and rich life, full of love and joy, freely given and gratefully received. He was an accomplished scholar, educator, friend, the moral compass of his family, and a distinguished gentleman. Dave was born in a farmhouse in Nome, North Dakota on...
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Charles Eugene Nelson

January 16, 1923 - November 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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Priscilla Margaret Kostezak

August 2, 1925 - November 26, 2017

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Mary Lee Cox

June 28, 1924 - November 22, 2017

Mary Lee Cox, 93, of Ventura, passed away on November 22, 2017, at Cypress Place Assisted Living Facility in Ventura, following a short illness. Mary Lee was born June 28, 1924 in Cromwell, Oklahoma. Mary Lee is survived by her son, Alan Dale Cox; her sister and brother-in-law, Hazel Mae and Robert Martin; nine grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. Mary Lee was preceded in death...
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Rosemarie Mc McMillin

November 5, 1934 - November 19, 2017

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Lucille Barker

March 7, 1925 - November 18, 2017

Lucille Barker, 92, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017. She was born on March 7, 1925, in Ste. Rose du Lac, Manitoba, Canada. She was the daughter of Azelma Jeannette and Arthur Dame. Lucille went to public school in Ste. Rose. She spent most of her teen years in Ste. Rose and at the age of twenty, moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba, where she met and married Steve Barker (Borotsik) from...
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James Sadao Tomita

August 27, 1922 - November 17, 2017

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Kevin Michael Illig

June 24, 1965 - November 12, 2017

Kevin Michael Illig went to be with his Savior and King on Sunday, November 12, 2017, from complications from Multiple Myeloma. He will be missed greatly by his family and friends. "We know that we will see Kevin again whole, with no pain and no more cancer." Kevin was born on June 24, 1965, in Oxnard, California to Michael Leroy Illig and Wanda Grayce (Chilcote) Illig. He grew up in...
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William Nicholas Danis

October 12, 1922 - November 11, 2017

William "Bill" Nicholas Danis, Sr. passed away on Saturday morning, November 11, 2017, at the age of 95. He was born in Manchester, New Hampshire on October 12, 1922. Bill married his high school sweetheart, Charlotte Hall, in 1944 and they have been married for 73 years. They have two children, David and William "Bill" Jr. Bill served in the United States Naval Air Corps during W.W.II,...
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William Francis Reeves

November 19, 1927 - November 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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Spencer Robert Wirsing

August 14, 2016 - November 7, 2017

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Stanley Stephan Roslansky

October 5, 1951 - November 3, 2017

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Charles Furbush Montague

August 25, 1923 - November 3, 2017

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Sharon Sue Carlson

May 22, 1944 - November 2, 2017

Surrounded by her loving family, Sharon Sue (Sherrie) Carlson, age 73, of Ventura, CA, passed away at home on November 2, 2017. She was born in Wichita, KS to Robert and Gladys (Logan) Shuck on May 22, 1944. Sherrie was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by Charles, her loving husband of 25 years, her son Steve Thorson; her daughters Suzanne (John) Grendahl of San Diego and...
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Barbara Louise Hahn

March 22, 1938 - October 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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Elizabeth Dodge

April 10, 1924 - October 31, 2017

Elizabeth "Bette" Madeline Dodge, 93, of Ventura, California passed away on October 31, 2017, at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura following a short illness. Bette was born April 10, 1924 in Lockport, Illinois. Beloved daughter to George Peter Adelmann and Florence Marie (Cash) Adelmann. Bette is survived by her loving son, Joseph Michael Dodge with Diana Mary Roemer; devoted daughter,...
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William Lloyd Peck

March 2, 1932 - October 31, 2017

William L. Peck, 85, retired Judge of the Superior Court of Ventura County, died on October 31, 2017 in Ojai. A longtime Ventura civic leader, he moved to Ojai in 1998, a year before his retirement from 19 years on the Bench. He was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in 1980 and served two terms as Presiding Judge. Judge Peck's broad civic resume includes serving as President of...
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Lawanda Rae O'Donnell

May 11, 1933 - October 26, 2017

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Frances Ida Olson

January 30, 1919 - October 22, 2017

Frances Ida Olson was born January 30, 1919, in Oakland, Nebraska, and died October 22, 2017 in Ventura, California, at age 98. She grew up in a Swedish community, playing music with her siblings and cousins. After high school, she and her parents moved to Omaha, where she attended business college and began a secretarial career for the telephone company. After WWII, Frances joined her...
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Melvin Steven Milan

April 23, 1947 - October 22, 2017

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of our loss of Melvin Steven Milan "Steve", of Ventura, California -beloved husband, brother, uncle, son, member of a large extended family, and a friend to many. He passed away on the evening of Sunday, October 22, 2017. Steve was born in Alhambra, California, on April 23, 1947, and resided in Ventura, California for 55 years. His early years...
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James Malcolm Matthews

June 3, 1926 - October 21, 2017

Jim Matthews died peacefully the morning of October 21, 2017, after refusing further treatment for prostate cancer. He enjoyed breakfast out, as recently as two weeks before his death. He was born in Hawthorne, California, on June 3, 1926, to James Garnet Smith and Erma Mabel Rulon. After divorce, Jim was legally adopted by Graig Matthews. His early life was spent in Los Angeles, and he...
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Meredith Ruth Moyers

July 29, 1923 - October 20, 2017

Meredith Ruth Moyers, 94, died peacefully on October 20, 2017 at The Palms at Bonaventure Assisted Living in Ventura, California. She was born July 29, 1923 to A. Edison and Ruth Moyers in Sidney, Iowa. Meredith graduated from Guthrie Center High School in 1941 and attended the University of Iowa from 1941 to 1945. She majored in speech and classical language, and minored in English and...
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Philip Edmond Archambault

February 7, 1940 - October 16, 2017

Philip Edmond Archambault, 77, passed peacefully surrounded by family at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura, following a sudden illness on Monday, October 16, 2017. Born February 7, 1940, in Worcester, Massachusetts, Philip was the son of Camille and Madeline Archambault. He precedes his brother, Richard Archambault; and is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia Ann (D'Ambra)...
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Sheila Marguerite Popnoe

April 10, 1948 - October 14, 2017

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Pauline Blair

January 26, 1926 - October 14, 2017

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Wanda Jean Kirchhoff

March 25, 1927 - October 7, 2017

Wanda Jean Kirchhoff passed away peacefully, on October 7, 2017, in Santa Barbara, California. She was born in Tecumseh, Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma on March 25, 1927. These were the Great Depression years and she lived with her great grandmother Mary Ann (Evans) Goodall and grandmother Mary Jane (Goodall) Ferguson Hobbs on the Goodall Farm in Hickory, Murray County, Oklahoma. She attended...
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Robert Clayton Simonson

May 14, 1927 - October 6, 2017

Robert Simonson, 90, of Ojai, CA, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Continuing Care Center of Ojai Community Hospital. Bob was born May, 14, 1927, in Montebello, CA, to the late Carl and Carolyn Simonson. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. Bob was a welder by trade. He was a member of the Ojai Valley Moose Lodge, even being named Moose of the year in 1994. Bob...
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Verna Alice Kernan

September 26, 1926 - October 6, 2017

Verna Alice Everson Kernan, 91, of Ventura County, passed away on Friday, October 6, 2017, in Modesto, California. She was born on September 26, 1926, in Toledo, Ohio to Charles Jacob Barker and Elma Bell (Kuehner) Barker. Verna moved to Ventura County in 1948. She lived in Santa Barbara, Oak View, Ventura, and Oakdale. She married Peter Dale Everson on May 7, 1944 in Santa Barbara. Peter...
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Martin F. Kaplan

April 20, 1940 - October 5, 2017

Martin F. Kaplan, 77, of Oxnard, passed away on October 5, 2017, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family. Born on April 20, 1940 in Brooklyn to Ben Kaplan, a truck driver, and Bebe Wolinsky Kaplan, a housewife, he married Lydia Martha Eagle, his truest friend and confidante, on July 9, 1960. Based on NY tests, Marty was placed in a Rapid Advancement class, completing his three...
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Kaaren Kay Smith

April 16, 1942 - October 5, 2017

Kaaren "Kay" Smith, 75, passed away suddenly on Thursday, October 5, 2017, in Ventura, California. She was born April 16, 1942, in Las Vegas, Nevada. After graduating from high school Kay jumped right into the work force, eventually stepping into the legal field as a secretary for various law firms. Living for a time in Bakersfield, CA, Kay moved to Ventura in 1961. Ventura, CA, is exactly...
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Maria Susana Lechuga

May 21, 1955 - October 5, 2017

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Paul Walter Schlingensiepen

July 13, 1920 - October 3, 2017

Paul Walter Schlingensiepen was born in Elberfeld, Germany, on July 13, 1920. He came to the United States with his mother and father, Helen and August Schlingensiepen, when he was six years. He joined the United States Marine Corps to serve during World War II. Before leaving he married our mother, Rose Marie Vohwinkel, who died in 1995. Paul is survived by his three children, son, Paul...
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Olan Wayne Patterson

December 7, 1942 - October 2, 2017

Wayne Patterson, 74, succumbed to a brief illness on Monday, October 2, 2017, in Ventura, CA. He was born December 7, 1942, in Sumrall, Mississippi, to Sadie and OW Patterson. Wayne lived for a time in Covington, Louisiana, before moving to Ventura, CA. Where he owned and operated Profco Inc for eighteen years, before opening Alliance Drilling Fluids Inc based out of Weatherford, Texas. Retiring...
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Ralph Lourdes Ortiz

February 11, 1935 - October 2, 2017

Ralph L. Ortiz, 82, went to be with the Lord on October 2, 2017 in Ventura, CA. Ralph was born February 11, 1935, in Lindsey, CA. Living in Downey, CA, before moving to Ventura where he has resided for the past ten years. He made an honest living dedicating twenty four years in his career as a truck driver in the Construction industry. Ralph loved having BBQ's, and spending time with his...
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James Graham Motter

June 17, 1938 - October 1, 2017

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Dorotha Mae Dutton

January 25, 1931 - September 30, 2017

Dorotha Mae Dutton who was born January 25, 1931, in JennLynn Arkansas departed from this earth to be with our heavenly father on September 30, 2017, at the age of 86. She is survived by her three children, Debra Dutton, Dennis Dutton, and Claudia Gezzer; along with her many grand and great grandchildren. Dorotha received an award for being the Mother of the Year, in Oak View, CA. Being...
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James Lawrence Wright

August 27, 1932 - September 27, 2017

James Lawrence Wright (Jim) was born on August 27, 1932, to Lewis West Wright (a grocer/farmer) and Laura Lehnhardt Wright (a teacher) in Anaheim, California. He died on September 27, 2017, at home, in Ventura, California. He was husband to Clydie Spradling Wright originally of Loyalton, CA. They were married for 61 years. Jim grew up on an Orange ranch in the Anaheim - Garden Grove area. He...
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Alicia O. Pike

June 5, 1918 - September 22, 2017

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Theresa Jean Hodell

July 24, 1949 - September 22, 2017

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Johnny Renay Addison

March 16, 1945 - September 21, 2017

It is with broken hearts we say good bye to John "Johnny" Addison, following his brave struggle with a lengthy illness. Our wonderful husband, father, grandfather, uncle, son went to be with Jesus September 21, 2017. He was born March 16, 1945 in Long Beach CA. This "Quiet Man" with the ever present smile had a heart of gold and would help any who asked. John loved his family deeply. He was...
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Rosario Esther Magdaleno

December 28, 1924 - September 16, 2017

Rosario Esther Magdaleno, 92, of Camarillo went to be with the Lord on September 16, 2017. While her passing leaves a big hole in our lives, we take comfort knowing that she is now in heaven dancing with Jesus. Esther was born December 28, 1924 in Moorpark to Reydecel Tafoya and Pauline Martinez-Tafoya. During WWII, Esther worked as "Rosie the Riveter" building liberty ships in Richmond, CA,...
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Helen LeNoir Ingram

June 7, 1919 - September 12, 2017

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Lillian Martinez

October 25, 1928 - September 10, 2017

Lillian (Lil) Martinez, age 88 of Ventura, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at home with her family by her side. Lil was born in Burbank, California to Santiago and Juana Martinez on October 25, 1928. She was raised in Saticoy, California and graduated from Ventura High School in 1947. Lil worked as an Office Manager for the Navy Exchange at the CBC Naval Base for 29 years. She...
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Dwight Henry Lindholm

May 27, 1930 - September 4, 2017

Dwight Henry Lindholm passed away peacefully on Monday, September 4, 2017 in Thousand Oaks, California, at the age of 87. Dwight was born in Blackduck, Minnesota on May 27, 1930, where he lived until the age of five years old. The son of an Ordained Minister, Dwight's family was actively involved in the Presbyterian Church. His parents, Henry Nathaniel Lindholm (of Swedish decent) and Viola...
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Dorothy Eileen Puls

June 30, 1934 - September 2, 2017

Dorothy Ross Puls, known to all who loved her as Dolly, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 2, 2017 from congestive heart failure. She had just recently celebrated her 83rd birthday. Dolly was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 30, 1934, to parents Clyde and Esther Ross. She reminisced fondly of her experiences at Walnut Hills High School, also the alma mater of her late husband of...
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Dwight Clay Coffin

August 21, 1938 - September 1, 2017

Dwight Clay Coffin died on Friday, September 1, 2017, at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara of natural causes. Dwight was born on August 21, 1938 in Evansville, Indiana to Ruth Robertson Clay and Dwight DeWitt Coffin. He grew up in Flora and Rock Island Illinois and graduated from Rock Island High School in 1956. He attended DePauw University and graduated from University of Pittsburgh. ...
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Mary Elizabeth Hungerford

August 1, 1932 - August 28, 2017

Mary Elizabeth Hungerford died peacefully and went home to the Lord on August 28, 2017, in Greenwood, Indiana. She was born on August 1, 1932 in Princeton, New Jersey to Joseph Andrew O'Hara and Mary Kate McGuinness. Mary was married to Robert (Bob) L. Hungerford, who passed away in 2003. Bob and Mary met in Princeton, New Jersey and were married on August 7, 1954. She is survived by...
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Wayne Kenneth Belitski

March 15, 1945 - August 28, 2017

. Retired Ventura City Fire Battalion Chief, Wayne Belitski, passed away suddenly Monday afternoon, August 28, 2017. Wayne was born to John and Lillian Belitski of Toronto, Canada on March 15, 1945. Wayne spent his entire 29-year career with the Ventura City Fire Department and worked his way through the department ranks as a Fireman, Engineer, Captain and then Battalion Chief. His...
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Evelyn S. Hanson

March 8, 1926 - August 28, 2017

Evelyn S. Hanson, wife of Allen C. Hanson, passed away peacefully at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura, California on Monday morning, August 28, 2017. Born March 8, 1926 in Winfield, Iowa, Evelyn was the middle child of George and Priscilla (Bretz) Swearingen. Along with her two brothers, George Robert and Dean, Evelyn grew up on their family farm, a small parcel held for over 150...
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James Lowell Tonius

May 17, 1929 - August 27, 2017

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce that our husband, father, brother and uncle, James "Jim" Lowell Tonius, was called home on August 27, 2017, at the age of 88. Jim was born to Otto and Lyla Tonius May 17, 1929, in Kenosha Wisconsin, grew up in Duluth, Minnesota where he graduated from Denfeld High School and from the University of Minnesota. Jim served in the United...
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Bertha Catharina Hogen-Esch

May 21, 1925 - August 27, 2017

Bertha Catharina "Bep" Hogen-Esch, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, died peacefully in her sleep on August 27, 2017 at age 92, in Ventura, California. An award-winning painter and sculptor, Bep was born May 21, 1925, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where she learned her love of art from her artist father. She studied at the prestigious Hendrick de Keyser Art School in...
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Donaleen Virginia Archer

November 20, 1926 - August 26, 2017

With heavy hearts, the family of Dolly Archer of Ventura reports that she joined her Heavenly Father on August 26th, 2017 at the age of 90. Born Donaleen Virginia Michael in Cando, North Dakota to Virginia and Dan Michael, Dolly moved at the age of 12 with her family to a cattle and horse ranch in Newhall, California where her parents built a travel lodge. She attended San Fernando High School...
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Fukuko Auger

March 11, 1929 - August 25, 2017

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James Lee Long

February 19, 1957 - August 25, 2017

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Walter Harry Wolf

April 28, 1931 - August 25, 2017

Walter H. Wolf passed away peacefully on August 25, 2017 after a 5 month battle with pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sarah C. Wolf, his 7 children, Walter R. Wolf (Rita), Randy Wolf (Kim), Lauri Stevenson (Dennis), Shari Brown (Wally), Larry Wolf (Krista), Debbie Wolf, Daniel Wolf, as well as 21 grandchildren, and 1 great grand daughter.Walter was born in Chicago, IL...
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Elliot Robert Kronoff

December 9, 1929 - August 24, 2017

Elliot "Buddy" Robert Kronoff, 87, of Ventura CA passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017. Born and raised in Holden MA, Buddy is survived by the love of his life, wife of 64 years, Helen; his daughter Judy Irvin and her husband Tom of Wellfleet MA; his daughter Nancy DeCandia and her partner Beth Ann Suggs of Ventura; his grandson Robert Decandia and his wife Stacey and his great-grandchildren...
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Marcia Lynn Griffith

November 24, 1951 - August 12, 2017

After fighting a prolonged illness ever so valiantly, it is with sad and broken hearts that we must announce the passing of our dear mother, Marcia Lynn Griffith, age 65, on August 12, 2017, at the Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura, CA. She was born on November 24, 1951, in Niagara Falls, New York, to William Allen and Lillian Louise Robinson (Mangnall). Marcia graduated from Trott...
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Jessica Rae Velasco

January 3, 1984 - August 10, 2017

Jessica Rae Velasco, the daughter of Raymond Velasco and Judy Atwood, was born into this world January 3, 1984, in Ventura, California and entered into eternal life to be with our Lord on August 10, 2017. Jessica was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Lois Coburn, maternal step grandfather, Pete Coburn, paternal grandfather, Richard L. Velasco, maternal great grandparents,...
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Lisa Jenelle Conley

February 15, 1969 - August 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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Lawrin Joseph Lopes

October 31, 1921 - August 10, 2017

Larry Lopes, 95, passed quietly in his home in Ventura, CA, in the loving company of his family. He was born in Manteca, CA on October 31, 1921, to Joseph and Jennie Lopes. Larry grew up in the Danville, CA area working as a cowboy on the family ranch and for the Union Pacific Railroad as a mechanic's apprentice on steam locomotives. Hearing the call to service, Larry joined the U.S. Army...
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Patricia Ann Babcock

February 2, 1924 - August 9, 2017

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Richard Helvie Barnett

September 25, 1934 - August 9, 2017

Richard (Dick) Barnett passed away peacefully on August 9, 2017, at the age of 82. He was born on September 25, 1934, in Upland, California to Richard and Virginia Barnett. He enjoyed growing up on the family farm in Temecula where he had many fond memories of playing with cousins and siblings, involvement in 4-H, FFA, and summer camping at the beach where he developed a lifelong love of fishing....
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Eldon Burnell Maland

April 2, 1923 - August 7, 2017

Al Maland was born April 2, 1923, in Fargo, North Dakota, and passed away August 7, 2017, in Anaheim Hills, where he had been living the last several years with his son and daughter-in-law. Al was 94. He was the son of the late Berner Hans Maland and Elfrieda Engen Maland of Santa Paula. Al attended Santa Paula High School, Ventura Jr. College and graduated from USC. He served as a U. S....
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Beatrice Nancy Hall

July 24, 1914 - August 5, 2017

Beatrice Nancy Hall "Bea" passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at the age of 103. Bea was born in Saskatchewan, Canada on July 24, 1914. Six weeks later the family traveled by covered wagon to Havre, Montana where she spent her early years. In 1928, the family relocated to Grand Rapids, Michigan where she met and later married her husband of 58 years in 1933. They came to...
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Thomas Bryan Block

August 12, 1960 - August 3, 2017

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James Ernest Cole

February 23, 1933 - August 2, 2017

On August 2, 2017, James (Jim) Ernest Cole was peacefully born into eternity. He entered this world in Los Angeles on February 23, 1933, the second of three sons born to parents Ansel Edwin Cole and Pearl Grant Cole. The Cole family was raised with a rich foundation in God's word. Jim was baptized at Bible Church when he was 14 years old with family friend Lavina Turner, 11. Over the next several...
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Dorothy Marie Naumann

May 28, 1944 - July 30, 2017

Dorothy Marie Naumann, 73, of Oxnard, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on July 30, 2017, at Cottage Hospital, in Santa Barbara surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 28, 1944, in Camden, New Jersey and was the eldest child of three born to John Park and Clara Marie Chalmers. She attended Pennsauken High School and graduated from the High School's 1st graduating class. ...
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Phyllis Mae Owens

May 15, 1926 - July 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Mayr Funeral Home, Ventura, CA.
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