Our Obituaries

Joseph R. LUTES

November 4, 1947 - January 13, 2018

To Laugh OftenTo laugh often and love much; towin the respect of intelligent personsand the affection of children; to earnthe approbation of honest critics andto endure the betrayal of falsefriends; to appreciate beauty; to findthe best in others; to give of one'sself; to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child, a gardenpatch, or a redeemed socialcondition; to have played...
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Jacqueline Ann Bockrath

August 16, 1943 - January 13, 2018

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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David Fraser INGRAM

July 15, 1936 - January 11, 2018

To Laugh OftenTo laugh often and love much; towin the respect of intelligent personsand the affection of children; to earnthe approbation of honest critics andto endure the betrayal of falsefriends; to appreciate beauty; to findthe best in others; to give of one'sself; to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child, a gardenpatch, or a redeemed socialcondition; to have played...
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Wayne LeRoy Martin

November 6, 1925 - January 10, 2018

Wayne LeRoy Martin, long time resident of Hawthorne, CA, passed away Jan. 10, 2018 in Perris, CA, at the age of 92. Wayne has gone to be with his sweetheart Dorothy, but his generosity, loving spirit (especially toward children), and sense of humor will be remembered and greatly missed by his friends and family. His life of service to others included the Optimists Club where he excelled at fund...
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Dorothy Kahil Kendall

March 7, 1931 - January 10, 2018

To Laugh OftenTo laugh often and love much; towin the respect of intelligent personsand the affection of children; to earnthe approbation of honest critics andto endure the betrayal of falsefriends; to appreciate beauty; to findthe best in others; to give of one'sself; to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child, a gardenpatch, or a redeemed socialcondition; to have played...
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Arenda Carroll Paysinger

February 12, 1949 - January 8, 2018

To Laugh OftenTo laugh often and love much; towin the respect of intelligent personsand the affection of children; to earnthe approbation of honest critics andto endure the betrayal of falsefriends; to appreciate beauty; to findthe best in others; to give of one'sself; to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child, a gardenpatch, or a redeemed socialcondition; to have played...
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Luis Hernandez

October 31, 1948 - January 7, 2018

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Reba Wayne Belcher

September 15, 1924 - January 6, 2018

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Paula Sue Baillie

November 7, 1942 - January 5, 2018

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Bela Kocsy

April 17, 1935 - January 1, 2018

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Lillie L. Crutchfield

November 11, 1922 - December 29, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Charlotte M. Ruis

November 6, 1943 - December 25, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Maria Josefa Diaz Amable

May 5, 1921 - December 19, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Linda Lee Moreno

July 1, 1954 - December 11, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Gail Joyce Katz

May 30, 1947 - November 27, 2017

Gail Joyce Katz, age 70, of Chandler , AZ passed away on Monday November 27, 2017. Gail was born May 30, 1947 in Braddock, Pennsylvania. Gail is survived by; Husband Norman Katz, sons Jason and Seth Katz.She is also survived by the the thousands of friends and co workers she touched along the way.She was the smiling face you saw for nearly 30 years at the Del Amo mall.A celebration of Gail's life...
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Gene Young Kim

September 20, 1981 - November 24, 2017

Remember MeFill not your hearts withpain and sorrow,but remember me in every tomorrow.Remember the joy, thelaughter, the smiles,I've only gone to rest a little while.Although my leavingcauses pain and grief,my going has eased the hurtand given relief.So dry your eyes and remember me,not as now, but as I used to be.Because I will remember you all,and look on with a smile.Understand in your hearts...
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Jeremy Andrew Freeman

July 28, 1972 - November 22, 2017

The Garden of PromiseThere is a place, I have been told,Beyond an open gateAll have been invitedWhere friends and loved ones waitIt holds eternal promiseOf everlasting peaceNo pain or sorrow ever comesAnd teardrops there have ceasedAbundant life is evidentConstant, fresh and newA garden of provisionWith eternity in viewThe promise is awaitingA place we can abideFulfilled for all who answerThe...
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Ruth Huizar Doddy

November 4, 1942 - November 18, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Lizbeth A. Salas

February 27, 1983 - November 14, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Janette McGowan

February 23, 1932 - November 10, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Thomas Patrick Tucknott

March 25, 1931 - November 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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Carrie L. Brooks

April 30, 1925 - November 7, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Helen Louise Anderson

January 6, 1927 - November 5, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Chester Lynn Bruner

February 8, 1941 - November 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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David Gale Lamons

February 2, 1949 - October 29, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Jose Zepeda Jaramillo

March 23, 1928 - October 27, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Jacquelyn S. Snyder

April 4, 1935 - October 24, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Delphina Mann

September 14, 1942 - October 21, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Joan Annette Cook

February 9, 1935 - October 20, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Joe Blue

December 25, 1940 - October 20, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Joyce Emily Honnard

April 9, 1931 - October 15, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Karen Ann Hinshilwood

January 15, 1961 - October 14, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Leslie Ann Durham

January 23, 1952 - October 5, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Willie Tate Cunningham

May 2, 1930 - October 3, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Earl Vernon Curtis

August 20, 1945 - October 2, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Sal Bonzon Gabriel

April 27, 1929 - October 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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Rolbert Rucker Dexter

November 19, 1915 - October 1, 2017

To Laugh OftenTo laugh often and love much; towin the respect of intelligent personsand the affection of children; to earnthe approbation of honest critics andto endure the betrayal of falsefriends; to appreciate beauty; to findthe best in others; to give of one'sself; to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child, a gardenpatch, or a redeemed socialcondition; to have played...
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Dietrick Edwin Alkonis

July 16, 1933 - September 29, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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Salvador Davila Zavala

November 6, 1954 - September 27, 2017

Sal "Chavo" Zavala was born in Torrance, California on November 6, 1954. He entered heaven's gates on September 27, 2017 at the age of 62. He is survived by his father, Salvador Zavala Sr., stepmother, Margarita Zavala, son, Eric, sister, Sandra Gonzales, and numerous cousins. He also was uncle to Mark, Christina, and Veronica.Sal was a man of many talents who worked in aerospace, construction,...
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Pilar Maria Tabernero

January 19, 1926 - September 23, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Robert De La O

March 13, 1954 - September 17, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Ann Marie Jenkins

January 10, 1926 - September 16, 2017

A beautiful lifethat came to an end.She died as she lived,everyone's friend.In our hearts a memorywill always be keptof one we loveand will never forget.Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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Clara Mabel Young

October 11, 1915 - September 13, 2017

To Laugh OftenTo laugh often and love much; towin the respect of intelligent personsand the affection of children; to earnthe approbation of honest critics andto endure the betrayal of falsefriends; to appreciate beauty; to findthe best in others; to give of one'sself; to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child, a gardenpatch, or a redeemed socialcondition; to have played...
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Nancy Soaimaile Logo

December 10, 1935 - September 10, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Rodney Wallace Baillie

March 3, 1947 - September 6, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Violet S. Yoshioka

March 28, 1927 - August 22, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Sanjuana Gutierrez

September 1, 1962 - August 21, 2017

In Spanish and English... Sanjuana Gutiérrez de Romo nació el 1 de septiembre de 1962 en San Juan de los Lagos Jalisco, México. Sus padres Arnulfo Gutiérrez (finado) y Socorro Montaño, fue la 5ta de 7 hijos, sobreviven Lola, Leticia, Arturo, José Luis, Carmelita y Martha Elena. Fue una mujer con muchos valores religiosos aprendidos de sus padres, desde muy peque&...
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Ruth M. Connaughton

August 14, 1925 - August 20, 2017

To Laugh OftenTo laugh often and love much; towin the respect of intelligent personsand the affection of children; to earnthe approbation of honest critics andto endure the betrayal of falsefriends; to appreciate beauty; to findthe best in others; to give of one'sself; to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child, a gardenpatch, or a redeemed socialcondition; to have played...
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Yung Wu

March 1, 1925 - August 19, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Oreen Gheewalla

April 10, 1951 - August 12, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Salvia Salas Elaba

January 11, 1942 - August 10, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Lillian Ann Williams

July 10, 1952 - August 3, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Frances Marshall

July 29, 1922 - July 30, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Gertrudiz Alviar Belicano

November 16, 1934 - July 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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Bob Thomas Laskowski

March 6, 1959 - July 19, 2017

~~~IN LOVING MEMORY OF BOB LASKOWSKI~~~ On July 19, 2017, Robert (Bob) Laskowski passed away unexpectedly while at work. It's one of those situations you're never prepared for and it's hard for those he left behind since no one was able to actually say goodbye. His wife, Lisa, his two children, Kayla (15) and Ryan (12), and his favorite puppy, Reese, are working on finding their "new normal" but...
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Celia Smith

October 29, 1927 - July 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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Samuel Kane Kropp

July 14, 1965 - July 19, 2017

Samuel Kane Kropp passed from our physical world on July 19, 2017, at the age of 52 in Torrance, CA, with his brother Joseph Kropp by his side. Samuel Kane is survived by his parents, William Kropp and Sarah Kropp, brother Joseph Kropp, and his little puppy, Sydney.Samuel Kane was a self made man, ending his work career as Vice President of Operations at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. ...
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Benjamin Belen Olaguera

April 30, 1942 - July 9, 2017

To Laugh OftenTo laugh often and love much; towin the respect of intelligent personsand the affection of children; to earnthe approbation of honest critics andto endure the betrayal of falsefriends; to appreciate beauty; to findthe best in others; to give of one'sself; to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child, a gardenpatch, or a redeemed socialcondition; to have played...
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William R. McCollum

February 25, 1933 - July 8, 2017

William Richard McCollum, he was a son, brother, husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather. He lived an interesting life. Although he followed an unconventional path, one thing was always clear-he loved to make people happy. He did that by using his best talent-playing the piano. He use to say that as a boy he was so upset with his mother for making him stay in on Saturdays and practice...
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James Edward Otis

November 22, 1933 - July 6, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Deborah Lee Smith

September 23, 1952 - July 4, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Esther Marcel Fischer

March 26, 1918 - July 4, 2017

To Laugh OftenTo laugh often and love much; towin the respect of intelligent personsand the affection of children; to earnthe approbation of honest critics andto endure the betrayal of falsefriends; to appreciate beauty; to findthe best in others; to give of one'sself; to leave the world a bit better,whether by a healthy child, a gardenpatch, or a redeemed socialcondition; to have played...
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Esther Pauline Bliss

September 13, 1927 - June 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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Francis Olan Garren

February 28, 1928 - June 18, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Robert Blanchard

September 22, 1929 - June 14, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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John Lambert Small

July 31, 1956 - June 8, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Loyal T. Christensen

January 6, 1930 - June 6, 2017

Memory of MeI'd like the memory of meto be a happy one.I'd like to leave an afterglowof smiles when life is done.I'd like to leave an echowhispering softly down the ways,of happy times and laughing times,and bright and sunny days.I'd like the tears of those who grieve,to dry before the sun,with all of the happy memoriesthat I leave when my life is done.Arrangements under the...
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Buford Townsend

February 23, 1923 - June 4, 2017

Buford "Bill" Townsend Buford Townsend, known to his friends as Bill, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the age of 94 years. Born in St. Joseph, Mo., Bill's family traveled by train to Los Angeles when he was four years old. Bill lived in California for the rest of his days. A country boy at heart, Bill could often be seen wearing a cowboy hat and boots. He loved horses,...
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Irene Rose Campo

December 22, 1921 - June 3, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Walter Oliver Johnson

July 9, 1946 - May 29, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Eletise Fagavao Fiatoa

July 31, 1954 - May 27, 2017

A beautiful lifeThat came to an end,He died as he lived,Everyone's friend.In our hearts, A memory will always be kept,Of one we loved,And we will never forget.Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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Eletise Fagavao Fiatoa

July 31, 1954 - May 27, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Stephen Manuel Madrid

March 20, 1971 - May 26, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Yelba Catalina Martinez

March 25, 1934 - May 25, 2017

A beautiful lifeThat came to an end,She died as she lived,Everyone's friend.In our hearts, A memory will always be kept,Of one we loved,And we will never forget.Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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Chad John Prince

May 25, 1968 - May 23, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Emma Ruth Emler

March 27, 1922 - May 23, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Vergel Dionisio Villanueva

February 4, 1949 - May 21, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Evan Anthony Franklin

December 8, 1982 - May 17, 2017

Born December 8, 1982, Evan Anthony Franklin passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Madison Franklin, his daughter, Christina Franklin, his mother, Kerry Franklin, his father, Eustace Franklin, his sister, Kara Franklin, and his extended and multi-national family.Raised in this beachside community, Evan attended Lincoln Elementary, Parras Middle School, and Redondo...
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Alicia Garcia Mendoza

June 27, 1934 - May 12, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Marjorie Ann Beatty

December 15, 1944 - May 11, 2017

In Memory of Marjorie Ann Beatty (Smith)With great sadness we announce the passing of Marjorie Ann Beatty (Smith) on Thursday, May 11, 2017. She was born in Santa Monica, California, on December 15, 1944. A long time resident of Torrance, Marjorie attended Santa Monica High School. She is survived by her husband of 55 years Richard Beatty; sisters, Janet Lamphere (Robert) and Kathy Watkins ...
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Manuel Ochoa

February 12, 1950 - May 10, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Glenn E. Evans

April 1, 1933 - May 7, 2017

Born in Logan, Utah to a musical family, Glenn learned to love music at an early age. Attended University of Utah and majored in Music. Joined the Army Band during the Korean War. Played piano, trumpet & trombone. Married Kiiko M. Evans in Japan. In Los Angeles, CA raised 3 children, Stuart, Peggy & Kenn Evans. Worked as a successful Musician until age 80. Worked in film, studio, Las...
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Patrick Chavez Ordonez

August 4, 1931 - May 6, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Toshiko Toba

September 4, 1943 - May 5, 2017

Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Anne Farnsworth Fosse

June 14, 1941 - May 4, 2017

I Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Florence Irene Maltzan

July 29, 1919 - April 16, 2017

Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Angel Robert Tello

February 9, 1969 - April 14, 2017

Angel Robert Tello, aka Rob Tello, aka "Big Rob"Rob was loved by many. He was one of 6 children. His eldest brothers and sisters, Manuel, Victor, Adriana, Marina and his little brother Juan. He was born to Aurora Gonzales and Angel Roberto Tello on February 9, 1969 in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico. He came to the U.S. at 9 years old. He grew up in Hawaiian Gardens with his family and friends. ...
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Darrell Timothy Reed

October 30, 1953 - April 10, 2017

Darrell Timothy Reed was born on October 30th, 1953to Creasie and Wendell Reed in Los Angeles, California. Hewas a true middle child having 4 older brothers, 2 youngerbrothers and 2 younger sisters. In 1958 the family relocatedto Shreveport, Louisiana where they embraced the countrylife. Darrell loved to tag along with his older brothers.Together they worked along with their father in thefamily...
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Norma Carino

October 4, 1942 - April 9, 2017

Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Sarah Rae Rosson

July 14, 1988 - March 24, 2017

Sarah Rae Rosson was born July 14, 1988 at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance CA. Sarah lived for her family and the children in her life (fur and human alike). She was better known as Sissy, Rarah , and Auntie. She believed in giving everyone love and the benefit of the doubt. She had a heart that was full of love and compassion. She was good at hiding her emotions and always had a...
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Amelia Bumanglag Ramiro

March 15, 1932 - March 18, 2017

Am FreeDon't grieve for me, for now I'm freeto follow the path God made for me.I took His hand when I heard Him call.I turned my back and left it all.I could not stay another day,to love, to laugh, to work or play.Tasks left undone must stay that way,for I found peace at last, that day.If my parting has left a void,then fill it with remembering joy.A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,oh yes,...
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Felix Joseph Antonelli

June 19, 1935 - March 11, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Suzanne R. Smith

September 27, 1931 - March 5, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Prudencio E. Rumbaoa

May 18, 1929 - March 4, 2017

Prudencio Eden "Ed" Rumbaoa passed away peacefully at the age of 87 on March 4, 2017, at the Long Beach Care Center, after a long battle with several chronic diseases.Born on May 18, 1929 to Pedro and Feliza (Edralin) Rumbaoa, in the city of Sarrat, in the province of Ilocos Norte, in the Philippines' northern most island of Luzon, Ed grew up with his older sister, and their older brother. Ed's...
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Eugene Bonner Turner

October 6, 1922 - February 28, 2017

Eugene Turner of Torrance, California died on February 28, 2017 at age 94. Eugene Turner was born in 1922 to Floyd Turner and Alvina Wagner Turner in Wolf Point Montana, a town that is part of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation for the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes, where he grew up and went to high school. His father was a barber and owned jukeboxes. He had one sister, Elnor Marcella Turner, who...
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Janet Lee Bryson

May 29, 1959 - February 28, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Alan Stuart Kummer

February 17, 1952 - February 15, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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Larry Foster Snavely

October 20, 1942 - February 14, 2017

Larry Snavely left this world for another February 14, 2017. Born October 20, 1942 in Waurika Oklahoma to William and Nan Snavely, he has lived in the South Bay area for the last 64 years. Larry leaves behind his loving wife Sheila of 47 years, Sons, Joey Snavely and wife Jill of Redondo Beach and Darren Snavely and wife Kelly from Texas, and Daughters, Stephanie Brousseau and her husband David...
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Joseph Benjamin Seary

June 16, 1925 - February 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Halverson, Stone & Myers Mortuary, Torrance, CA.
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William Kenneth Jennings

September 10, 1923 - February 6, 2017

Miss Me, But Let Me GoWhen I come to the end of the roadAnd the sun has set for meI want no rites in a gloom-filled room,Why cry for a soul set free?Miss me a little but not too long,And not with your head bowed low,Remember the love that we once shared.Miss me . . . but let me go.For this is a journey that we all must take,And each must go alone.It's all a part of the master planA step on the...
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