Our Obituaries

Orland Gene Weiss

August 15, 1937 - October 20, 2014

Orland Weiss was born on August 15, 1937, in a farmhouse in Loveland, Colorado. His parents were Emma and Reinhold Weiss. He was the 5th child to be born and the baby of the family. His brothers were Eugene and Lorin and his sisters were Edna and Betty. All of his siblings paved the way for him to heaven. He graduated from Loveland High School in 1955 and entered the Navy. During his time in...
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Joyce Marie Maxwell

April 4, 1930 - October 17, 2014

Joyce Marie MaxwellBorn April 4, 1930 Called Home To The Lord October 17, 2014Joyce was born in Argyle, Minnesota - number nine of twelve children - to Simon Beaudry and Bernadette Beaudry. She grew up on a farm where she loved to ride Jesse the horse, play hide and seek, and play anty-i-over with the other children. She lost her mother in childbirth when she was only eight years old. She...
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Calvin Coolidge Cole

December 16, 1923 - October 15, 2014

Calvin Coolidge Cole, like his name sake, was a man of few words whose life spoke volumes, through his faithfulness, generosity and Christian example. A resident of Lakewood, CA since 1966, Cal grew up in Jewell, Iowa, where he attended his high school reunion last year and saw his 1938 confirmation photo still displayed in the Lutheran Church! During WWII, Cal was stationed at Camp Haan and...
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Robert Ford

April 3, 1933 - October 13, 2014

Robert Ford Jr., 81, passed away peacefully after an extended illness on October 13, 2014. He was born in Long Beach, California on April 3, 1933 to Robert and Josephine A. Ford. He attended Long Beach City schools and graduated in 1950. He worked on several fishing boats and also ran water taxies to and from the Navy ships in Long Beach Harbor. Later he continued his education at LBCC where he...
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Clifford Ray Patterson

August 15, 1931 - October 13, 2014

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Josephine M. OSTRIN

January 19, 1917 - October 12, 2014

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Rita C. Shade

January 22, 1920 - October 11, 2014

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Joseph Thomas Brady

June 21, 1946 - October 11, 2014

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SinbadKhan Diaz

December 4, 1983 - October 10, 2014

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Roberta Jean Yount

January 20, 1947 - October 9, 2014

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Leonora Pinlac

September 18, 1938 - October 8, 2014

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Donald James Gravino

December 20, 1958 - October 8, 2014

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Steven F. Nobriga

October 17, 1953 - October 8, 2014

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Mildred Poston

June 18, 1923 - October 6, 2014

Mildred Katherine Poston, born June 18, 1923 in Merkel, TX passed away, as she lived, peacefully, on Oct. 6, 2014 at the age of 91. "Kay" is survived by her sweetheart husband of 72 years, Clark Poston Sr., three children, seven grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Kay lived her life centered on what mattered to her most; family, Jesus, and friends. She was always serving and...
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Adeline Elizabeth Howes

August 31, 1919 - October 4, 2014

Adeline (Timmerman) Howes Born Aug 31st 1919 has gone home to be with our lord on Oct 4th 2014. She was born and raised in Minonk Illinois where she will be put to rest at a future date to be announced. She moved to Bloomington in the late 30s where she took a job as a telephone operator. In Bloomington is where she met her husband of 55 years Raymond Howes. In the mid-1960s they moved to Long...
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Armand E. Charest

May 7, 1925 - October 3, 2014

Armand E. Charest, 89, passed away October 3, 2014 in Long Beach, CA. Armand was brought in to this world on May 7, 1925 in the Charest family kitchen in Manchester, NH. He was the eighth of ten children of Joseph and Emma Charest. He spent his boyhood days racing soapbox derby and building model airplanes for which he won many prizes. So great was his passion for aviation that to answer his...
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Harry Edwin Cook

July 21, 1916 - October 2, 2014

Harry Edwin "Ed" Cook died October 2, 2014. Born in Painted Post, New York on July 21, 1916. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and later worked at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard for 30 years. His wife Florence passed away in 2010. He is survived by his daughter, Melody (Tom) Buksa; a son, Melville (Mary) Cook; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Narelle Cook....
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Mary Ellen Burley

March 23, 1927 - October 2, 2014

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Bettye Lanae Mitchell

June 16, 1924 - October 1, 2014

Bettye Jones MitchellBettye Mitchell was born June 16, 1924 in Malad, Idaho to Walter and Estella Jones. She was the youngest of five children. Her four siblings, Carl, Carol, Elden, and Mae predeceased her. Bettye and her family moved to Long Beach in 1939 where she entered Woodrow Wilson High School and graduated in 1942. At the end of WWII, Bettye's brother Elden brought home his best...
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Shirley Ann Murray

February 12, 1931 - September 28, 2014

Shirley Ann Murray died at home surrounded by her loving family. Born Shirley Ann Thissen in Wesley, Iowa. She grew up on a small farm, and attended Catholic School. After graduating high school she worked in a hat shop, record shop, and modeled for the Boston Stores. In 1951 Shirley married Donald Murray and they started their family. They had 6 children; Jayne, Joan, Mitch, Dawn, Wendy, and...
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Rita M. Gibson

January 19, 1920 - September 28, 2014

Rita Gibson, 94, of Seal Beach Leisure World passed away peacefully at home on September 28. Rita was born in Pawtucket RI on 1-19-20. She received a BA in Education from Rhode Island College. During WWII, she worked at an aircraft plant. She bought a small airplane with two friends before any of them ever rode in one. Paul Gibson, her flight instructor, soon became the love of her life....
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J. Gordon Matheson

July 31, 1923 - September 27, 2014

J. Gordon Matheson, age 91, of Lakewood, CA, passed away Septemeber 27, 2014. He was born July 31, 1923, in Erin Township, Ontario, Canada; the son of Harry and Helen Matheson. He was a graduate with honors of the University of Toronto, School of Engineering. He worked as a general building contractor in the Lakewood/Long Beach area for 30 plus years, loving every minute of it. After he retired,...
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Priscilla Caole Walden

February 2, 1943 - September 27, 2014

Walden, Priscilla Caole, 71, of Huntington Beach, CA, passed away September 27, 2014. Survived by husband, William W. Walden; daughter, Melodee Walton; son-in-law Todd Walton; grandchildren, Brandon, Kevin, Natasha, Brittany; brother, Juan; sister, Cindy; many nieces and nephews. Memorial Services Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., Seaside Village Club House, Huntington Beach. Please sign...
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Leagan Tang

June 27, 1949 - September 27, 2014

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Jane Marie Eckert

April 7, 1923 - September 27, 2014

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Brent Valois Dingman

January 27, 1939 - September 26, 2014

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Mary E. Brady

August 16, 1922 - September 19, 2014

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Stanley Thomas Conrad

August 24, 1920 - September 19, 2014

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Eugene Martin Smith

April 19, 1927 - September 18, 2014

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Joyce Ann Tompkins

June 28, 1941 - September 17, 2014

Joyce Ann Tompkins was born on June 28, 1941, in Newport, Arkansas, to Norman and Lucille Patrick. Joyce, affectionately called "Puffy," spent her childhood in Newport, where she received her elementary through high school education, and was a member of the Morning Star Baptist Church and her high school's basketball team, the Mighty Pirates. She graduated from W.F. Branch High School in 1959....
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Katherine Robertson

December 19, 1921 - September 17, 2014

Kay Robertson 1921-2014 Kay Robertson, age 92, went home to the Lord on September 17, 2014 with her family by her side. Born Katherine Marinetti on December 19, 1921 in Providence, Rhode Island, Kay fondly remembered her rural childhood raising chickens and shucking fresh clams. At age 26 while on vacation in California, Kay met the man of her dreams, William Robertson. She had walked into Robbie...
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Thomas Amador

August 26, 1923 - September 15, 2014

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Jeffrey Paul Graham

April 18, 1970 - September 13, 2014

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Alfred Lara Garcia

July 3, 1922 - September 13, 2014

Alfred Lara Garcia passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014 at his home in Lakewood. He was born in Ontario, CA in 1922. Alfred is survived by his wife Lucy, 6 children, son and daughters-in-law, 14 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren, one brother, and numerous nieces and nephews. As a young man, Alfred joined the Army, as a combat engineer, in WWII. Post war, he met...
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Marion Rivard

April 14, 1915 - September 11, 2014

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Anita Tulay

August 31, 1929 - September 11, 2014

ANITA MANZO GONZALES TULAY passed away on September 11, 2014 at the age of 85. She was born in Danao City, Cebu, Philippines on August 31, 1929 to Santiago Gonzales and Crisanta Manzo. Anita was the youngest of eight siblings. She studied nursing at Southern Islands Hospital in Cebu City where she graduated in 1954. She has worked as a registered nurse in the Philippines ''' in Catarman, Samar...
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Larue Minette Wade

February 21, 1940 - September 10, 2014

Larue Minette Wade passed away on September 10, 2014 in Lakewood, California. She was born on February 21, 1940 in Sioux County, Iowa to Andy and Sidonia (Siege) Onken. She was baptized into the Lord's Family on March 24, 1940 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ireton, Iowa and confirmed her faith on March 29, 1953. Larue graduated from Ireton High School on May 21, 1957 and continued on to the...
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Richard J. Pillon

April 21, 1928 - September 9, 2014

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Mary Rose Costello

March 23, 1919 - September 9, 2014

Mary Rose Costello passed away in Long Beach, CA on September 10, 2014 at the age of 95.Mary is predeceased by husband Francis "Frank", Parents John & Josephine Cartonia, brothers Salvador, Francis, Samuel and sister Josephine.Mary is lovingly remembered by her children, Joseph & Mary and John & Jenny; grandchildren, Denise, Michael, Tanya, Michelle, Monica, Christopher and John;...
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Mary Dolores Chandler

February 1, 1929 - September 9, 2014

Mary Dolores Chandler was born in Pocatello, Idaho on February 1, 1929. She was the first daughter and second child of Glenn Leonard and Mary Vilate Christensen Crouch. Her older brother, Howard, was born about 2 years before Dolores. Five years later the family increased with the birth of twins, Eldon and Elna. The family lived in Pocatello, Thomas, Aberdeen, and back to Pocatello where Mom...
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John Irving Bloeser

January 18, 1940 - September 8, 2014

JOHN BLOESER 1940 - 2014John Bloeser, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, died peacefully surrounded by his family, September 8, 2014 in Long Beach, CA. Born January 18,1940 and raised in Los Angeles, he graduated from Dorsey High School in 1957. John served in the United States Air Force, stationed in Germany, before attending and...
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Robert Joseph Judge

April 10, 1936 - September 8, 2014

Robert Joseph Judge, age 78, passed away peacefully on Sept.8,2014 at the home in Seal Beach he shared with his loving wife of 32 years.Bob as he was known to a large extended family was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on April 10th,1936 and spent most of his adult life in Southern California. He was active in the church including The Holy Name Society and Feeding the Homeless Program.He is survived by...
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Louise Ann Hutchinson

December 22, 1929 - September 7, 2014

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Frances Browning

September 19, 1940 - September 6, 2014

Frances was born in Ray, Arizona on September 19, 1940 to Marcelina Navarro and Ruben Barrios. She was the third of five children. When Frances was young, her family moved to Los Angeles. She went to Irving Junior High School. Frances was quite the competitor and loved many sports. Her favorite sport was softball. Frances also loved attending dances and entering dance contests to dance to...
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Martin T. Rothschell

December 30, 1919 - September 2, 2014

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Elizabeth Christine Rodriguez

December 27, 1966 - September 2, 2014

Elizabeth Christine Rodriguez was born December 27, 1966, in Huntington Beach, California. She was beautiful, bald and came into the world weighing two pounds, along with her twin brother Tony, who weighed three pounds. She joined a large family (stepdad Jo, older brother Mike, Uncle Sal) that grew to include younger brothers Victor and Joey.Some of her favorite things to do were snow skiing,...
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Thomas Peter Stanich

January 17, 1925 - September 2, 2014

Thomas Peter StanichJanuary 17, 1925 - September 2, 2014He was born to John and Mary Stanich in San Pedro, California on January 17, 1925 and passed away peacefully on September 2, 2014.Tommy worked as a Longshoreman at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach for 36 years; retiring in 1987, serviced three years in the U.S. Navy during WWII and attended San Pedro High School.He is survived by his...
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Dolores Josephine Bedard

June 8, 1925 - September 1, 2014

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James Henry Helms

April 5, 1935 - August 31, 2014

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Pitulia Samaeli

March 5, 1954 - August 31, 2014

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Alvin D. Hinton

July 14, 1926 - August 29, 2014

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Avelina Edillor Conde

January 15, 1923 - August 29, 2014

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Donald Lee Ashcraft

July 5, 1937 - August 28, 2014

Donald Lee Ashcraft passed away August 27, 2014 at his home in Long Beach, CA. He was 77 years old. Don was born July 5, 1937 in Rison, AR to Leroy and Liddie Mae Phillips Ashcraft. He moved to California in 1959. Don was a Foreman Electrician for Ashcraft Electric of Long Beach and a 50 year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He married Renee Bedard in 1990. His...
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Stephen Tibor Kovacs

March 3, 1912 - August 26, 2014

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Lillie Brewer

March 1, 1921 - August 23, 2014

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Gareld Leo Woltkamp

November 30, 1936 - August 23, 2014

In memory of Gareld Leo Woltkamp of Lakewood CA. Passed away on August 23, 2014, at the age of 77 from cardiac complications. Gareld, (most knew him as "Gary"), is lovingly remembered as a strong and caring husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. His greatest source of happiness came from the love he shared with his family and friends. Gary cherished the time spent with his...
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Louis Corona

March 19, 1921 - August 23, 2014

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Betty Lou Hanewinckel

August 31, 1930 - August 22, 2014

Betty Lou Hanewinckel August 31, 1930 - August 22, 2014Betty Lou was born on August 31, 1930 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Leonard and Myrle Larson. At an early age, the family moved to the Barstow/Yermo area in Southern California. Betty went to school in Yermo where she met and married Garland Baker who was in the service stationed in Barstow. Betty had 3 sons; David born in Loma Linda, CA;...
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Floyd Walter Wilder

April 3, 1925 - August 20, 2014

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Harriet Ruth Guevara

February 27, 1923 - August 20, 2014

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Joseph Geonetta

April 3, 1914 - August 19, 2014

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Samuel Joseph Fenn

July 28, 1930 - August 17, 2014

Samuel Joseph Fenn was born on July 28th, 1930 in Texas to Ida Maurine McIntire and Mark Hannah Fenn. He grew up in Texas and in 1955 moved to Long Beach, California where he met Miss Ann Moody. They were married on December 10th, 1955 and raised two children, David and Elizabeth. After Dave and Elizabeth graduated from High School, their parents decided to go their own way. In 1998 Samuel...
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Antha Elouise Mouck

December 27, 1929 - August 17, 2014

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James P. Lynch

December 17, 1918 - August 15, 2014

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Joan Dorothy Eddy

July 14, 1930 - August 14, 2014

Joan Finney Eddy Joan Finney Eddy died in peace on August 14, 2014. She was born in Fall River, Massachusetts on July 14, 1930. Following her nurse's training, in 1958, she and her husband, William Eddy, moved from Brooklyn, New York to Long Beach, California. Joan was a good wife, a good mother, a good grandmother, a good great-grandmother, a good friend, and, always, a good Catholic. She...
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Merilyn Elizabeth Feller

May 9, 1920 - August 14, 2014

Merilyn Elizabeth Feller has passed away at the age of 94. She was married for 65 years to husband, Nathan (Newt); and is survived by sons Richard and Jerry (Charlene), daughter Anna Lynn, and grandsons Brian (Kristen) and Jeff. Merilyn has Long Beach roots that stretch back to the late 1800's when her grandfather, William Watkins, sold the ranch in Alliance, Nebraska and established the...
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Jose Antonio Gravina

June 10, 1963 - August 13, 2014

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Eugene Delbert Pappas

July 10, 1925 - August 12, 2014

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Meta Jo Caplinger

December 10, 1924 - August 12, 2014

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John Edward Farrell

October 28, 1961 - August 12, 2014

IN LOVING MEMORYJohn Edward FarrellJohn was born October 28th,1961, at St. Francis Hospital in Lynwood California.His father was Dr. James J. Farrell Sr. and Mother Dr. Theresa L. Farrell.John is survived by his mother, Theresa, his brother Dr. James J. Farrell Jr. andTwo sisters, Dr. Barbara Dillon/Farrell, and Mary Farrell. John's brother-in-lawDr. Charles Dillon, nephew Farrell Dillon, nieces...
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Jeffrey Garrett Shrout

February 14, 1964 - August 11, 2014

Announcement of death of Jeffrey Garrett Shrout, 50, on August 11, 2014, from complications due to Creutzfeldt'''Jakob Disease, also known as CJD. Jeff is best remembered as a loving and supportive husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. He greatly enjoyed family gatherings, holiday celebrations, and camping at Jalama Beach.Jeff's professional life was spent in the service of others as...
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Diane Mae Weist

June 3, 1941 - August 11, 2014

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Marjorie May Brice

October 7, 1918 - August 10, 2014

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Lon Kendall Breedlove

September 10, 1927 - August 7, 2014

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Tracy Lee Balestracci

June 22, 1966 - August 7, 2014

Tracy Lee Till Balestracci passed away peacefully in the early morning of August 7, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family at the age of 48 in Long Beach, CA. Tracy, born and raised in California, fought a hard battle for many years and finally found peace amongst the stars. She is survived by her 7 beautiful children, 2 amazing grandchildren, her husband, Tony, her sisters, Joyce and...
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Bernice Thora Earl

June 4, 1919 - August 6, 2014

Earl, Bernice Thora born in Saint John, North Dakota on June 4, 1919 passed away at home in Seal Beach, California on August 6, 2014. Funeral Service Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 10 am at Luyben Family Dilday-Mottell Mortuary. Pastor Kevin Kritzer, Officiating. Interment Private, with her husband, Delmer J. Earl at the Riverside National Cemetery.Arrangements under the direction of Luyben Family...
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Ruth E. Hatfield

April 10, 1923 - August 5, 2014

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Yoshio Fujita

October 2, 1927 - August 4, 2014

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Marguerite Helen Bradshaw

September 26, 1917 - August 4, 2014

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Douglas Alan Slater

February 9, 1950 - August 3, 2014

Douglas Alan Slater passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014 at his family home in Lakewood, Ca. with his brother by his side following a two year battle with cancer. Doug was proceeded in death by his mother, Margaret Gibbons and is survived by his father Gordon Slater, brother John Gibbons (Amy), nephew David Gibbons, niece Chelsea Gibbons and countless extended family members, close friends and work...
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Ralph E. Kruis

May 17, 1944 - August 2, 2014

Ralph Edwin Kruis was born on May 17, 1944 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He was the oldest of three children. When Ralph was 11 his family moved to California. He was the second graduating class of Mayfair High School. Ralph was drafted into the service in 1968 and stationed in Okinawa, Japan. After two years he returned home and started working for Beverly Bowl in Montebello, California, where...
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Harry Michael Reinwald

July 17, 1935 - August 2, 2014

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Hugh Mortimer Leonard

September 17, 1923 - July 31, 2014

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Lucille Marie Maurice

January 4, 1931 - July 31, 2014

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Angelina Jean Place

April 15, 1921 - July 30, 2014

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Louise Maureen Lakoff

October 10, 1935 - July 30, 2014

Louise Maureen Lakoff Louise Maureen Lakoff, of Long Beach, Ca passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her children on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Born Louise Tripeny on October 10, 1935 in Casper, Wyoming, Louise's family moved to Long Beach in the 1940's where her father built a thriving real estate business. Louise attended Lowell Elementary and Roger's Middle School where...
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Timothy J. Perz

August 2, 1945 - July 29, 2014

Timothy J. Perz of Lakewood, California was born August 2, 1945 in Chicago, Illinois. He passed away July 29, 2014 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Kathy, two children and eight grandchildren. He was retired from City of Lakewood. Loved to golf, fish, and go to the race track. Funeral Mass will be held Monday, August 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Cornelius Catholic...
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Merinda Marie Bradshaw

February 5, 1970 - July 28, 2014

Merinda Marie Bradshaw was born on February 5, 1970 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Long Beach. First child of William "Bill" Bradshaw and Michelle Zigan-Bradshaw. She is survived by her Mother Mihelle, her brother William David Bradshaw Jr. and Amie Lynn Hall. She attended kindergarten through fourth grade at Gomper's Elementary School. While she attended, she was active on student council. ...
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Frederick Henry Engelhard

January 9, 1923 - July 27, 2014

Fred Engelhard, long time resident of Lakewood, California, passed away on July 27, 2014 in Morton, Washington, with his daughter Coleen Engelhard-Reeder by his side. Fred was born January 9, 1923 in Bowbells, N.D. Fred is survived by two daughters, Coleen Engelhard-Reeder of Mossyrock, WA, and JoCarroll Meyer of Redding, CA, four grandsons Phillip Austin and Michael Austin of Long Beach, CA, ...
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Steven Leonardo Felix

July 13, 1957 - July 26, 2014

Steven Leonard Felix was born on 7/13/1957 to Mark Anthony Felix and Elizabeth Virginia Robertson. He is survived by his 3 sons Leonard Hideo Felix, born 10/31/1975, George Theodore Felix, born 04/02/95 and Eric Lawrence Felix, born 11/01/2001. In a household dominated by boys, he also has 3 grandsons: Joshua, Devin, and Deacon. He was looking forward to the first granddaughter of the family,...
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Pauline D. Reid

August 19, 1916 - July 26, 2014

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James Horace Byrd

January 2, 1940 - July 24, 2014

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Joseph James Ford

January 1, 1937 - July 23, 2014

Joseph James Ford of Long Beach, California passed away July 23, 2014. He was born in Chicago, Illinois January 1, 1937. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary, children Laura, Matthew and Timothy (Elizabeth), 2 granddaughters Edie Gadberry and Kennedy Ford plus his sister Rosemary Ford and brothers John Clifford Ford and Bernard Gerald Ford.He served in the US Air Force from 1959 to 1963, retired...
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Thomas Edward Bengford

March 4, 1931 - July 23, 2014

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Wanda Mae Hamilton

March 15, 1929 - July 22, 2014

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Robert John Gangel

April 29, 1925 - July 19, 2014

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Beatrice Bernadine Pimental

August 20, 1937 - July 19, 2014

Beatrice Bernadine Pimental (Horton) 76 of Long Beach, California passed on July 18, 2014.Beatrice was a homemaker living in Long Beach, California with her companion Edward Fakes whom she adored and cherished. She loved her family, nature, the ocean and adventures with her children and Ed. Her perfect afternoon would be to ride along the California Coast and stop for lunch down by the sea. ...
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Rita Sharon Rainville

June 29, 1935 - July 19, 2014

Rita Sharon Rainville, 79 years of age of Lakewood, California completed her life's transition into the hands of her Lord on July 19th, 2014. Rita was the only daughter of Earl and Marguerite Eslick along with two brothers. Robert the eldest, preceded her in death and the younger, David, survived her. She was welcomed by her husband, Donald P. Rainville, whom she was married to for 49...
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Lorraine Cahoon

April 24, 1931 - July 18, 2014

On Friday, July 18, Lorraine Cahoon passed away due to complications from lung cancer. She was born in Queens, New York on April 24, 1931. She was a Real Estate Broker in the Long Beach area for 35 years, owning and operating Lorraine Cahoon Realty. Her husband, Eugene E. Cahoon preceded her in death in 1969. Lorraine is survived by her three sons, Eugene (Geri), Matthew (Terry), Cameron (Sheila)...
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Raymundo Gella Azurin, Jr.

January 1, 1932 - July 16, 2014

Raymundo (Ray) Gella Azurin Jr., 82, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Ray was married to Teresita Floro Azurin who passed away in 1999. He leaves behind his sons, Rick and Renato; daughters, Carrie and Christine; several Grandchildren; and sisters, Teresita and Matilde. Born in Antique, Philippines, he was the son of Raymundo Sr. and Consuelo Azurin. In 1957, he graduated from the University...
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