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MAAS, Oscar
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Oscar Mendel Maas died July 17, 1936. He was the husband of Annette Maas; and the brother of Joseph Maas. Entombment was at Hills of Eternity Memorial Park under the direction of Halsted and Co. Mortuary.

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MACIAS, Betty
SALINAS, CALIFORNIA: Betty Sicalbo Macias, 58, died January 15, 2008 at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. She was born September 20, 1949 in Salinas. She was a graduate of Hartnell College. She worked in the financial aid department at Hartnell College, and also at Monterey Peninsula College and Heald Business College. Survivors include her husband, John Macias; a daughter, Veronica (Luis) Macias-Ramirez of Salinas; a son, Tony (Julie) Macias of Salinas; her mother, Elvira Sicalbo of Soledad; three sisters, Tina (Terry) Nelson of Salinas, Helen (Steve) Orsborn of Santa Rosa, and Mary Sicalbo of Fremont; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Antonio Sicalbo; and a nephew. Services were held at Madonna del Sasso Catholic Church. Burial was at Queen of Heaven Cemetery under the direction of Struve and Laporte Funeral Home.

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MAFFEI, Rosetta
GUSTINE, CALIFORNIA: Rosetta Marie Orsi Maffei died March 1, 2006 at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. She was born September 12, 1926. She was a native of San Mateo, and had lived in Gustine for 52 years. She attended Our Lady of Miracles Catholic Church and was a member of the Westside Auxiliary. Survivors include her husband, Roy Alfred Maffei; her children, Michael Maffei of Aptos, Maryann Ramos and Christine Dahlgren, both of Los Banos, and Lou Maffei and Robert Maffei, both of Gustine; two sisters, Tosca Fetter of Santa Clara, and Inez Salomone of Walnut Creek; 11 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Our Lady of Miracles Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma with arrangements by Hillview Funeral Chapel.

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MAHARRY, James
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA: James A. Maharry, 61, died November 19, 1945. He was a realtor, and had worked in the real estate business since the early 1920s. He was past president of the Berkeley Realty Board. He was survived by his wife, Verna Maharry; a daughter, Mrs. Ray Sharp; three sisters, Mrs. Ethel Bricker, Mrs. Pearl Hofer, and Mrs. Fern Bell; a brother, Ralph Maharry; and a granddaughter.

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MAILHE, Henri
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Henri Mailhe, 72, died February 7, 1954. He was born March 11, 1881 in Decazeville, Aveyron, France. He was of the Catholic faith, and was a member of the Societe des Anciens Conbattants de la Grande Guerre. He was the father Raymond Mailhe and Mrs. Renee Pailles; the brother of Jules Mailhe, Mrs. Louise Schmitt, and Mrs. Marie Chabrit; the grandfather of Josiane Pailles; the father-in-law of Mrs. Felicie Mailhe and Jean Pailles; the brother-in-law of Mrs. Marie Mailhe, Mrs. Maria Vetter, and Mrs. Celestine Mailhe; and is also survived by his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Noelie Mailhe. Services were held at Notre Dame des Victoires Church. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland by Gantner-Maison-Domergue Funeral Home.

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MAILHE, Noelie
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Noelie Mailhe, 70, died June 8, 1953. She was born in Montbazens, Aveyron, France on December 29, 1882. She was a Roman Catholic. She was the wife of Henri Mailhe; the mother of Raymond Mailhe and Mrs. Renee Pailles; the mother-in-law of Mrs. Felicie Mailhe and Jean Pailles; the sister of Maria Vetter; the sister-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Jules Maile; and the grandmother of Josiana Pailles. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews. Services were held at Notre-Dame des Victoires Church. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland with arrangements by Gantner-Maison-Domergue Funeral Home.

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MAILLET, Theresa
ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Theresa G. Maillet died July 27, 2006 at her residence. She was born in Quebec, Canada on October 10, 1922 to Richard and Delphine Gravel. She was a former resident of Lewiston, ME. Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Lionel Maillet; four daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Ted Pabon of Roseville, June and Earl Kinder of Rescue, Jane and Michael Smith of Cloverdale, and Joyce and Dale Dorando of Shingle Springs; a sister-in-law, Theresa Maillet of Lewiston, ME; 6 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Terry Michael Dorando. Interment was at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Sacramento under the direction of Lambert Funeral Home.

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MAIN, Lillian
MERCED, CALIFORNIA: Lillian Main, 88, died March 29, 1986 in Merced. She was an upholsterer with Gilbert Furniture Upholsterers. She had been a Merced resident for over 45 years, and had previously lived in Fresno. She is survived by four daughters, Anna Allen, Patricia Ginsberg, Betty Brown, and Virginia Moore; a sister, Winifred Coleman; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at the Merced District Cemetery under the direction of Merced Funeral Chapel.

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MAITREJEAN, Loretta
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA: Loretta Maitrejean, 72, died July 31, 1974. She was a member of Holy Innocents Church and the Claretian Guild. Survivors include three sisters, Mary J. McMillan, Alice Rothhammer, and Marguerite Emigh; three brothers, John C., George L., and Clement Maitrejean; her nieces and nephews; and her friends, including Thomas Glen. Services were held at Holy Innocents Church. Arrangements were handled by Sheelar-Stricklin Mortuary.

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MAKIN, Tammy
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Tammy Lee Makin, infant, died February 11, 1958. She was born January 7, 1958 to Mr. and Mrs. Lester D. Makin. She was survived by her parents; two sisters, Kathy and Bonnie Lou Makin; her paternal grandfather, Raymond Makin; and her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred P. Wohl. Entombment was at Lodi Memorial Mausoleum with arrangements by East-Pine Funeral Home.

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MARCOUX, Anita
TWENTYNINE PALMS, CALIFORNIA: Anita Estelle Marcoux, 90, died May 27, 2006. She was a native of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, and had lived in Twentynine Palms for over 40 years. She is survived by a daughter, Pauline Gibson; her grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerard "Jerry" Marcoux. Services were held at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Interment was at Riverside National Cemetery.

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MARSHALL, Tanya
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Tanya Christine Marshall, 30, died January 17, 1998. She was born February 10, 1967. She worked in the hotel, restaurant and commercial fishing industries in Alaska, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Raptor Society. She was skilled in food preservation. Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Susan Wyckoff and John Miller of Walnut Grove; her stepmother, Lynn Carlson of Oakland; her fiance, David Coulson of Juneau; two sisters, Erica Marshall of Oakland, and Nicole Pinny of Ballard, WA; and her brothers, Paul Marshall of Santa Cruz, Scott Marshall of Honolulu, HI, David Altman of Laurinburg, NC, and John and Mark Altman, both of Irmo, SC. Services were held at Walnut Grove Community Presbyterian Church, and interment was at Rio Vista Cemetery.

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MARTINEZ, Maria
CUCAMONGA, CALIFORNIA: Maria M. Martinez, 72, died June 10, 1968. She was born in Torreon, Mexico on December 8, 1895. She had been a San Bernardino County resident for over 40 years. Survivors include her husband, Pedro S. Martinez; three sons, Joe Martinez of Pomona, Lorenzo Martinez of Delano, and Manuel Martinez of San Bernardino; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in San Bernardino. Interment was at Green Acres Memorial Park under the direction of Mark B. Shaw Kremer Chapel.

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MASTEL, John
LODI, CALIFORNIA: John Mastel, 72, died June 6, 1973 in a Stockton hospital. He retired from Stockton Box Company. Survivors include his wife, Jessie Mae Mastel; three children, Alice Barrick, and Chuck and Harold Flemens; four sisters, Frances Daly, Doriss Hensen, Bertha Freshour, and Ruth Higley; two brothers, Robert and Henry Mastel; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Martin Funeral Home.

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MATHEWSON, Henry
HAMILTON BRANCH, CALIFORNIA: Henry Neumann Mathewson, 91, died August 18, 2005. He was born April 29, 1914 to William and Agusta Mathewson. He was a retired division plant safety supervisor for Pac Tel with 34 years of service. He was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and a former member of the San Francisco Surf Club. He attended Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Westwood. He moved to Hamilton Branch in 1971 from Pleasant Hill. Survivors include three daughters, Beverlee Seale of Orland, Betty Anne Mahoney of Reno, NV, and Roberta Mikesell of Bremerton, WA; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren with one on the way He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Mathewson; three sisters; and a brother. Cremation arrangements were handled by Fehrman Crematory. Interment was at Westwood Cemetery.

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MATHIS, John B., Jr.
LAKE ISABELLA, CALIFORNIA: John B. Mathis, Jr., 69, died February 12, 1973. He is survived by his wife, Pearl Mathis; two daughters, Mrs. Sue Eicher, and Mrs. Bobby Jean Monds; two sons, Allen and Don; two sisters; three brothers; and 8 grandchildren. Interment was at at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Bakersfield under the direction of Hillcrest Mortuary.

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MATTESON, Minnie
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: Minnie May Matteson, 79, died December 26, 1961 at a San Jose hospital. She was born in Black Hawk County, IA. She was a former resident of Modesto. She moved to San Jose several years ago to live with her sister, Clara Reaves. She was the aunt of Zola Hoagland of Modesto. Interment was at the Masonic Cemetery with arrangements by Franklin and Downs Funeral Home.

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MAXVILLE, Margie
WEST COVINA, CALIFORNIA: Margie Mae Maxville died February 15, 2008 at her home. She was born September 17, 1920 in Panama, OK. She was a former resident of Hacienda Heights, Valinda, and Colorado. She enjoyed camping, doll making, playing cards, and bowling. Survivors include four children, Robbie Maxville of West Covina, Larry Maxville of Riverside, Rick Maxville of Grand Junction, CO, and Kay Beaudry-Overbay of Vancouver, WA; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Custer Christiansen Mortuary, and also Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Interment was at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado by Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

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MAYER, Rose
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA: Rose Lieppman Mayer died January 16, 1976 at a Los Angeles hospital. She was born in St. Joseph, MO to Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lieppman. She had worked as a secretary. Survivors include her husband, Oscar Mayer; two daughters, Michelle Kashubeck of Santa Rosa, and Lynne Reinschreiber of Woodland Hills; a brother, Dr. Jack Lieppman of Houston, TX; three sisters, Letty Milstein of Denver, CO, and Betty Milstein and Sally Kastel, both of North Hollywood; and 4 grandchildren. Services and interment were in Los Angeles.

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McCAW, James
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: James McCaw, 71, died October 3, 1917. He was a native of Belfast, Ireland. He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie McCaw. Interment was at the Sacramento Cemetery.

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McCLEMENTS, William
FOSTER CITY, CALIFORNIA: William A. McClements died February 1, 1982. He was a former resident of Miami, FL, and was a retired driver for the MTA with 26 years of service. He was a member of the DAV, the American Legion, the VFW and St. Andrew's Bagpipe Band. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Eleanor A. Oelsner. Interment was at Woodlawn North Cemetery. Note: Burial may be in Miami.

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McFARLAND, Katherine
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA: Katherine McFarland, 88, died November 14, 1922. She was a native of Ohio, and had been living in the Bakersfield area for 15 years. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. A. Lambert of Pasadena; a son, J.B. McFarland of Bakersfield; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Union Cemetery under the direction of Payne and O'Meara Funeral Home.

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McGUIRE, Bernadine
MERCED, CALIFORNIA: Bernadine Brown McGuire died May 17, 1984 in Livingston, CA. She was born January 4, 1916. She was a retired teacher for the Merced City School District with over 25 years of service. Survivors include two children, Michael Sanford McGuire and Carolyn McGuire Brown; four stepchildren, Marilyn McNabb, Joyce McGuire Olive, Marlin Ray McGuire, and Milton McGuire; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Marshall McGuire. Interment was at Evergreen Memorial Park.

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McGUIRE, Rev. Marshall
MERCED, CALIFORNIA: Rev. Marshall Commadore McGuire, 71, died February 1, 1974. He was pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church, and had been a minister for over 50 years. He was the husband of Bernadine McGuire; the father of Joyce Olive, Carolyn Brown, Marilyn McNabb, and Marlin, Milton and Michael McGuire; and the brother of Mrs. Barbara Stone and Mrs. Loren Lennon. He had 9 grandchildren. Interment was at Evergreen Memorial Park.

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McKENZIE, Edward
OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Edward McKenzie, 70, died December 18, 1981 in Oxnard. He was born June 8, 1911 in Milford, MA. He was a retired lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy with 28 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine McKenzie. His ashes were scattered at sea under the direction of Payton Mortuary.

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McKINNEY, Joseph H.
SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA: Joseph Harry McKinney, 77, died February 15, 1987. He was a retired auto mechanic. He is survived by his wife, Ruth McKinney; a son, Lawrence McKinney; and 3 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by the Neptune Society.

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MEHLHAFF, Salome
LODI, CALIFORNIA: Salome Mehlhaff, 81, died May 21, 1977. She was a native of Tripp, SD. She assisted her husband in his dental practice, and was a charter member of Temple Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Lodi Travel Club and the Lodi Camera Club. Survivors include a son, Dr. Rayburn Mehlhaff of Lockeford; a sister, Helen Lippert of Lodi; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. J.E. Mehlhaff, and a son, Dr. Milo E. Mehlhaff. Entombment was at Cherokee Memorial Park Mausoleum under the direction of Gierhart and Wells Funeral Home.

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MEKEALIAN, Verlene
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA: Verlene Edna Mekealian died August 5, 2008. She was born May 3, 1923. She enjoyed painting and reading the Bible. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Archie Mekealian; a daughter, Arlene; a granddaughter; and 2 great-grandsons. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Anthony. Services were held at Holy Trinity Armenian Church. Interment was at Ararat Cemetery by Yost and Webb Funeral Home.

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MELENDEZ, Alcario
BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Alcario Melendez, 66, died May 2, 2005. He was born October 21, 1938. He retired from the Marine Corps Logistics Base. Survivors include his wife, Lillian; six daughters, Joyce Swope of Lubbock, TX, Martha Ceniceros of Fort Jones, Audrey Oden of Bosque, NM, and Samantha, Alexandra (Alexie) and Santana Peralta of Hinkley; his mother, Florencia; a brother, Alfonso Melendez; three sisters, Felicitas Peralta, Candilida Cordova of Barstow, and Dulces Estrada of San Bernardino; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and over 40 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Jose Jesus; a brother, Manuel; and a nephew, Marcus Melendez. Interment was at Mountain View Memorial Park.

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MERCADO, Juventina
DIXON, CALIFORNIA: Juventina Mercado, 89, passed away November 30, 2009. She was born in Amosochil, Mexico on May 5, 1920. Arrangements were handled by McCune Garden Chapel.

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MERK, Gloria
ELK GROVE, CALIFORNIA: Gloria June Metzler Merk, 81, died July 1, 2008. She was a retired resource specialist with the River Delta Unified School District. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Andrew Merk; her children, Randy Merk of Menlo Park, Gloria Merk II of Sacramento, Melanie Bachman, and Raymond Martinez, all of Elk Grove; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Don de Cordova. Interment was at East Lawn Elk Grove Cemetery with arrangements by East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary.

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MILLER, Camille
TUOLUMNE, CALIFORNIA: Camille Miller, 67, died February 10, 1962 at his residence. He was a native of Switzerland. He was a former logger with the Pickering Lumber Company. He was survived by a brother, Joe Miller of Switzerland. Services were held at Heuton Memorial Chapel. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery.

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MILLER, Edward W.
VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Edward Wiley Miller, 58, died December 10, 1967 at the Veterans' Hospital in West Los Angeles. He was born August 16, 1909. He was a veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Ileen Miller; and two daughters, Janice and Marilyn, both of Ventura. Interment was at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Carroll Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Kathleen
BODFISH, CALIFORNIA: Kathleen Miller died January 8, 1989. She is survived by her husband, Eugene Miller; a daughter, Linda Nevaroff; a son, John Nevaroff; three sisters, Tina Thomsoff, Vera Valkolf, and Mary Condello; and two brothers, Jack Valoff and Paul Valoff. Interment was at Rose Hills Memorial Park Cemetery.

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MILLER, Myra
COVINA, CALIFORNIA: Myra Miller, 85, died February 15, 1955 at Intercommunity Hospital in Covina. She was a member of the Intercommunity Garden Club and the Woman's Club, and served as past president of the Covina Garden Club. Survivors include a brother, L.M. Vreeland of Covina, with whom she lived; and 2 cousins. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Henry. Interment was at Rose Hill Mausoleum under the direction of Custer and Christiansen Funeral Home.

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MILLER, Susan
EL RIO, CALIFORNIA: Susan Miller died October 3, 1959 at a local hospital. She was born June 11, 1894 in Santa Maria. She was a Ventura County resident for nearly 40 years. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. June Harper of El Rio; five sons, Nicholas, Walter, Edward, Omar, and Calvin; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. A requiem Mass was held at Santa Clara Church. Interment was at Santa Clara Cemetery.

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MILLS, Mozelle
CAMARILLO, CALIFORNIA: Mozelle V. Mills died July 8, 1984 at a Camarillo convalescent hospital. She was born in Paris, TX. She was a member of the American Legion and the Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include a daughter, Maurine Suytar of Ventura; and a sister, Pauline Seale of Mission Hills. Services were held in Ventura at the Charles Carroll Funeral Home.

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MILLUS, Mary
PARADISE, CALIFORNIA: Mary A. Millus died May 9, 2009. She was born February 7, 1922 in Muncie, IN. She owned M&M Tax Service, and was a tax preparer for over 30 years. She was a lifetime member of the Paradise Rod and Gun Club, and an usher at the Performing Arts Center of Paradise. She was active with the Order of the Eastern Star and Job's Daughters, and volunteered at Blood Source. She was an artist, and enjoyed gardening, camping and nature. She is survived by her companion of 31 years, Ed Miller of Magalia; 2 grandsons, Tony Norton of Fort Bragg, and Tom Norton of Ukiah; a niece; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at the Church of the Brethren/Discover the Rock Fellowship. Arrangements were handled by Newton Bracewell-Chico Funeral Home.

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MINGES, Edward H., Sr.
FREMONT, CALIFORNIA: Edward Henry Minges, Sr., 89, died February 17, 2012 in Fremont. He was born September 14, 1922 in Oklahoma. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II with a 23-year military career. He enjoyed photography, square dancing and woodworking. He was the father of Michael Minges of Fremont, and Edward H. Minges, Jr. of Kansas; and the brother of Mary Eleanor Long. He had 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Minges. Inurnment was at Irvington Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Fremont Memorial Chapel.

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MIRATI, Geronimo
MILL VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Geronimo Mirati, 44, died September 5, 1922 in a work-related accident. He was married and had three children. Services were held in Mill Valley.

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MISEVIC, Jessie
OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Jessie Marie Misevic, 85, died April 5, 2001 at Glenwood Care Ceneter. She was born October 8, 1915 in High Point, NC. She had worked as a store manager and bookkeeper. She attended North Oxnard Methodist Church, and was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Oxnard and the Port Hueneme Women's Club. She enjoyed growing orchids and playing bridge. She had been a resident of Ventura County for 53 years, having relocated from Burbank to Port Hueneme, and later to Oxnard. Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Albert Misevic; a a daughter, Ruth Misevic of Santa Rosa; a son, Burt of Camarillo; a sister, Jamie Straw of Santa Ana; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park with arrangements by Reardon Mortuary.

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MITROVICH, Alexandro
ST. HELENA, CALIFORNIA: Alexandro B. Mitrovich, 99, died January 2, 2004. He was born in Yugoslavia on April 1, 1904. He came to America as a young adult. He owned several restaurants in San Francisco, and was the retired owner of Alex's Fine Foods in Calistoga. He was a member of the First Serbian Benevolent Society and the Lions Club. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ann Vasiljevich Mitrovich; a son, Bob Mitrovich (Kelly); a daughter, Dorothy Fechter (Rick); 7 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and other relatives. Services were held at St. John's Serbian Church. Interment was at the Serbian Cemetery in Colma under the direction of Morrison Funeral Chapel.

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MITTERER, Leonard
LOMITA, CALIFORNIA: Leonard Mitterer, 65, died January 11, 1980 in Lomita. He was a former resident of Buffalo Center and Mason City, Iowa, and was a longtime employee of Raizes Department store. He relocated to Lomita in 1972. He is survived by his wife, Alma Jean Henrich Mitterer; a daughter, Betty (Harold) Vanover of Carson; and two sisters, Mrs. Ila Edwin of Manning, IA, and Mrs. Iva Claassen of Buffalo Center. Cremation arrangements were handled by the Neptune Society. He was buried at sea.

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MODRALL, Nancy
CARMEL, CALIFORNIA: Nancy J. Modrall died October 6, 2004. She had been a Carmel area resident since 1979, and was a volunteer at the Carmel Sunset Center, the Jazz Festival, and an adult literacy program. She enjoyed gardening, dogs, traveling and reading. Survivors include a daughter, Cathryn; her sons, Mark (Jennifer), and Jay (Joke); 3 grandchildren; a cousin, Susan Davis of Carmel; and her dogs, Pepper, Cindy, and Jilly. A memorial service was held at the Carmel Valley Community Chapel. Arrangements were handled by Paul Mortuary.

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MORSE, Warren
TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA: Warren Morse, 58, died February 5, 1968 at a local nursing home. He had lived in Turlock since 1930, and was a native of Napa. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. He was survived by his mother, Mrs. A.W. Morse of Turlock; and a sister, Genevieve La Rue of Studio City. Interment was at Stockton Rural Cemetery.

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MUTH, Eunice
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA: Eunice Laya Muth, 77, died February 12, 1973 at a local hospital. She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and was a native of Oregon. Survivors include her husband, Albert R. Muth; a daughter, Janette Jaynes; three sons, Leland E. Muth, Albert Bernard Muth, and Leo Muth; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Burial was at Acacia Memorial Park with arrangements by Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel.

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NAJARIAN, Vahan
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA: Vahan Frank Najarian, 96, died September 23, 2007. He was born September 9, 1911. He worked as a diesel mechanic for 50 years, and was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He and his wife, Louise, shared 59 years of marriage; they had two children, Martin and Judy. Other surviving family members include a daughter-in-law, Tina; a son-in-law, David; 5 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Masis Ararat Cemetery under the direction of Yost and Webb Funeral Home.

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NASH, Marshall W.
ELK GROVE, CALIFORNIA: Marshall W. Nash, 94, died August 20, 2008. He was a retired truck driver with 44 years of service. He is survived by a daughter, Delia Arlene Nash of Sacramento; a son, Marshall H. Nash (Barbara) of Lakeside; a stepson, Robert G. Anderson (Kristine) of Elk Grove; a son-in-law, Herb West of Washington; 15 grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and his great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Nash; and a daughter, Dorlita West. Interment was at East Lawn Elk Grove Cemetery with arrangements by East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary.

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NEAL, Margaret A.
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA: Margaret Ann Neal, infant, was born and died on January 11, 1955 at Harbor General Hospital. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Neal; a brother, James; a sister, Catherine; and her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Burton. Interment was at Pacific Crest Cemetery under the direction of Hardin and Flanagan Mortuary.

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NELESEN, Henry
CITRUS HEIGHTS, CALIFORNIA: Henry William Nelesen died July 26, 2004. He was born March 17, 1911. Survivors include a son, Peter; a daughter-in-law, Helena; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Marie. Services were held at St. Mel's Catholic Church in Fair Oaks. Arrangements were handled by East Lawn Mortuary.

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NELSON, Sophie
ALAMEDA, CALIFORNIA: Sophie "Sue" Maravich Nelson, 58, died March 3, 1984 at the University of California Hospital in San Francisco. She was born September 12, 1925 in Aliquippa, PA to Peter and Mildred Tatalovich Maravich. She is survived by her husband, Walter Nelson; a brother, Nicholas Maravich of Aliquippa, PA; three sisters, Patricia Acalin of Yugoslavia, and Nelda Smega and Mary Vladovich, both of Aliquippa, PA; 2 nephews; and 2 nieces. Interment was at St. Mary's Cemetery in Alameda by Fowler-Anderson Funeral Home.

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NEWBY, Abner
MILPITAS, CALIFORNIA: Abner Newby, 76, died April 15, 1939. He was an Indiana native and a longtime resident of the San Jose area. He owned a service station, and was a deputy constable. Survivors include two sons, Ray and Carl Newby; and a granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie May Newby. Interment with Odd Fellows rites was at Oak Hill Memorial Park with arrangements by Curry and Gripenstraw Mortuary.

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NEWTON, Velma
VALLEY SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA: Velma Mae Newton, 80, died October 27, 2006. She was born May 31, 1926. She grew up in Colorado, and came to Valley Springs in the 1950s. Survivors include two sons, Alvin Newton of Valley Springs, and Donald Newton of Ione; three sisters, Loretta Gleason of Valley Springs, Margie Shivley of Wray, CO, and Virgie Kolling of Lebanon, OR; 5 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Hildred Newton; and seven brothers. Interment was at Double Springs Cemetery. Note: One record gives her date of death as October 26.

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NGUYEN, Joseph
WILDOMAR, CALIFORNIA: Joseph Tai Nguyen, 55, died December 2, 2007. He was born in Vietnam on May 20, 1952 to Hanh and Nhuon Nguyen. He was a technician in the sign industry for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Mary; three sons, Phil, Derek and Tony; and a daughter, Tammy. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda. Services were held at the Shrine of Presentation Church. Burial was at Wildomar Cemetery under the direction of Walker Family Funeral Services.

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NICASSIO, Vera
WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA: Vera L. Nicassio, 86, died August 19, 2010 in Whittier. She was born March 29, 1924 in Los Angeles, CA to Michael and Amalia Cardenas Lopez. She had been a Whittier resident for 35 years, and was a member of St. Mary's Church and the Whittier Seniors. She enjoyed music and dancing. Survivors include a son, Anthony Nicassio; two daughters, Diane Serrano and Linda Arenibas; her grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She married Tony Nicassio on January 8, 1945 in Reno, NV. Services were held at St. Mary's Church. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery in Montebello under the direction of White Emerson Mortuary.

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NIELSON, Klemme
OAKDALE, CALIFORNIA: Klemme Nielson, 72, died March 12, 2006. He was born August 18, 1933. He retired from Hershey's Chocolate. He was a contractor for 20 years, and also worked as a maintenance mechanic for Del Monte Foods. He was an Army veteran. He enjoyed ham radio, traveling and computers, and was a member of Hermann's Sons and the Oakdale Sportsman's Club. Survivors include his wife, Renate "Reny" Nielson; three daughters, Ellen Nielson of Oakdale, Susan Nielson of Modesto, and Linda Nielson of Escalon; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Cecil Nielson. Arrangements were handled by Allen Mortuary.

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NORDELL, John E., Jr.
LODI, CALIFORNIA: John Edward Nordell, Jr., 22, died February 5, 1969. He was a U.S. Army casualty of the Vietnam War. He was born June 4, 1947 in San Jose. He was a graduate of Liberty Union High School in Brentwood, and prior to military service, worked as a warehouseman at Rough and Ready Island. He was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Nordell, Sr.; three brothers, Mike, Tommy and Jim Nordell; a grandfather, John O. Nordell; and a grandmother, Mary Kiley. Arrangements were handled by Gierhart and Wells Funeral Home. Note: One record gives his age as 21.

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NORTON, Catrina
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA: Catrina Norton, 90, died July 13, 1981 in Bakersfield. She was born December 25, 1891. She was a former longtime resident of Altus, OK. Survivors include four daughters, Vestal Gilbert, Cleva Palmer, Evelyn Provence, and Faye Moran; and four sons, Myrle Norton, Raymon Norton, Granvle Norton, and Harlan Norton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; and a daughter, Lois Weaver. Arrangements were handled by Hillcrest Memorial and Mortuary.

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NORTON, Charles
PARADISE, CALIFORNIA: Charles Henry Norton, 71, died February 16, 1969 at a hospital in Turlock. He was born January 29, 1898. He spent most of his life in Paradise, but had been living in Delhi at the time of his passing. Survivors include his wife, Emma Norton; a stepson, James F. Gannon; a brother, Herbert W. Norton; a half-brother, Curtis Richards; and a half-sister, Ethel Bray. Interment was at the Paradise Cemetery under the direction of Norton Mortuary.

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NUSS, Anna
LODI, CALIFORNIA: Anna Nuss, 79, died June 29, 1976. She was a native of Russia. She moved to Canada with her family at age 7, and later lived in Scottsbluff, NE. She had lived in Lodi since 1934, and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Jacob K. Nuss; three daughters, Mrs. Clair Shively, Mrs. Pauline Duart, and Mrs. Lillian Palmer; three sons, Harry Nuss, Reuben Nuss, and Jake R. Nuss; two sisters, Mrs. Hilda Haun and Mrs. Mary Gabel; five brothers, Alex Schmunk, Reuben Schmunk, Harry Schmunk, John Schmunk, and Henry Schmunk; and 12 grandchildren. Interment was at Cherokee Memorial Park by Lodi Funeral Home.

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OLIN, Isabelle
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA: Isabelle B. Olin, 77, died March 27, 1965 at a local hospital. She was a native of Scotland. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, and had been a Modesto resident since 1944. She was survived by two brothers, George and Alexander Barnet, both of Scotland; a nephew; and a niece. Inurnment was at Acacia Memorial Park under the direction of Franklin and Downs Funeral Home.

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OLIVA, Nathan
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Nathan Oliva, 36, died November 7, 1993. He was born October 9, 1957 in San Jose, CA. He was a customer service agent for British Airways. He had also lived in Boston, San Francisco, Miami, and Houston. Survivors include his mother, Rosie L. Oliva of Santa Ana; three brothers, Isaac, Nathaniel and Dennis, all of Santa Ana; and a sister, Joanna Luna of Santa Ana. Interment was at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Orange.

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OLIVAREZ, Felipe
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA: Felipe Olivarez, 44, died September 3, 1953 in Ukiah, CA. He was a native of Mexico. Survivors include a sister, Selfina Olivarez of Mexico; and a brother Ysmael Olivarez of Torrance. Services were held at the Church of the Nativity. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Stone and Myers Funeral Home.

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ORTIZ, Jess
OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Jess Ortiz, 54, died July 11, 1968. He was a native of Zacatecas, Mexico, but had been an Oxnard resident for most of his life. He was survived by his wife, Rosa Ortiz; a daughter, Rachel Cardenas of Cincinnati, OH; two sons, Michael of Oxnard, and Richard of Austin, TX; a sister, Mabel Cruz of San Jose; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at Cristo Rey Church. Burial was at Santa Clara Cemetery under the direction of Reardon Mortuary.

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OTROSINA, Margaret
REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Margaret Rendahl Otrosina, 93, died November 1, 2009. She was born May 23, 1916 to Karl and Margrit Norris Rendahl. She held a degree from Bellevue School of Nursing. She attended Redeemer Lutheran Church, and enjoyed sewing, reading and traveling. She is survived by a sister, Inga Travis; a daughter-in-law, Edie Otrosina; 2 granddaughters; a close friend, Susan Moerk; and her cat, Sadie. She was the wife of Andew Otrosina. Services were held at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Arrangements were handled by Roller Hapgood, and Tinney Funeral Home.

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OTWELL, Alice
AUBURN, CALIFORNIA: Alice Corrine Otwell, 83, died February 8, 1998. She was born September 1, 1914 in Arkandelphia, AR. She is survived by three daughters, Murlene Hopkins, Linda Behrens, and Mary Ellen Dorough; two sons, Darrell Otwell and Wayne Otwell; two sisters, Lois Furr and Cordelia Jackson; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Hillcrest Memorial Park Chapel. Arrangements were handled by Lassila Funeral Chapel.

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OW, Bruce
LIVINGSTON, CALIFORNIA: Bruce Gary Ow, 34, died March 23, 1987 in a Palo Alto Hospital. He was born September 17, 1952 in Turlock. He was a graduate of Merced College, and worked as a meat cutter in his family business for 19 years. He is survived by his parents, Foo and Betty Ow of Livingston; and four sisters, Polly, Katherine, Gail and Susan Ow, all of Livingston. Arrangements were handled by Cathay Mortuary.

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PACUMIO, Mary
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Mary Pacumio died April 9, 2009. She was born April 9, 1922 to the late Eufemio and Mary Bobadilla. She is survived by her husband, Nicanor T. Pacumio; a daughter, Rose Marie (Victor) Berta; two sons, John and William; her sisters, Luisa (Orlando) Tahimic, Elizabeth (Jose) Bendo, Caroline (Jose) Perez, and Rosario (Narciso) Mostasisa; her grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services were held at St. Finn Barr Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Garden Chapel Funeral Directors.

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PARKER, John S.
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA: John Sid Parker, 70, died October 15, 1971 in Long Beach. He was born June 12, 1901 in Kingston, Arkansas. Survivors include four sisters, Mrs. Chloe Miller of Bakersfield, Mrs. Pearl Basham and Mrs. Mollie Bolinger of Huntsville, AR, and Mrs. Mattie Simms of Lawton, OK; and a brother, J.A. Parker of Greeley, CO. Burial was at Parker Cemetery in Madison County, AR under the direction of Huntsville Funeral Home.

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PARKER, Lucius V.
SOUTH GATE, CALIFORNIA: Lucius Vard Parker, 94, died November 8, 1975 at a South Gate hospital. He was born August 1, 1881 in Goshen, Arkansas to A.J. and Mary Elizabeth Kelly Parker. He was a former resident of Hindsville and Springdale, both in Arkansas. Survivors include his wife, Doris Stevens Parker; three daughters, Mrs. Etta Fern Long, Mrs. Phyllis Marie Long, and Mrs. Doris Ann Archey, all of California; a brother, Lee Parker of Fayetteville; 2 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Burial was at Rose Hill Memorial Park in Whittier.

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PATTERSON, Ida
WEST COVINA, CALIFORNIA: Ida Medalyn Patterson, 76, died July 23, 1950 at the Monrovia Hospital. She was born May 21, 1874 in Indiana. She had lived in California for 18 years. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Freda Maxson and Mrs. John Adkins; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband. Interment was at Rose Hills Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Baldwin Park Funeral Home.

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PAVICIC, Rudolph
RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA: Rudolph W. Pavicic, 69, died October 2, 1979. He was born April 4, 1910 in Pittsburgh to John and Anna Pavicic. He was a retired motel owner and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a former resident of Campbell, OH, and moved to California in 1946. Survivors include his wife, Rae Pavicic; a son, Robert of Riverside; a sister, Josephine Pavicic of Youngstown, OH; two brothers, Frank of San Diego, and John of Youngstown, OH; and 4 grandchildren. Services were held at St. John's Catholic Church. Interment was at the Riverside National Cemetery.

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PAZEIAN, Harry
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA: Harry V. Pazeian, 93, died November 28, 2008 in Fresno. He was born on October 28, 1915 in Boston, MA to Stephen and Agnes Pazeian. He grew up in Kingsburg, CA. He was the retired owner of P&L Nurseries. He had also farmed in Kingsburg, and operated ranches in Fresno and Visalia. He was a member of the South Fresno Lions Club and Triple X Fraternity. He was also a member and former past president of the Fresno Elks Lodge. Survivors include his sons, Ronald Pazeian (Anita), Lawrence Scott, and Kenneth Pazeian; two sisters, Irene Karagosian and Esther Kayajanian; his grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Sarian; his parents; and two siblings, Helen Simonian-Elzarian and Hurant Pazeian. Interment was at the Kingsburg Cemetery under the direction of Yost and Webb Funeral Home.

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PEARL, Bertha
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Bertha L. Pearl died August 14, 1943. She was the mother of Herman, Joseph, Sanford, Bert, and Dr. Felix Pearl, and Mrs. Lester Abram; and the sister of Sadie Livingston, Sara Weinstein, Ida Sanish, and Jennie Levinger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Isadore Pearl. Interment was at Salem Cemetery under the direction of Halsted and Co. Mortuary.

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PETERSON, Harry
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA: Harry William Peterson, 60, died November 15, 1953 at Torrance Memorial Hospital. He was a retired naval officer. Survivors include his wife, Edith E. Peterson; a daughter, Estelle Delaney; and two sons, Stuart Peterson and Lloyd H. Peterson. Services were held at the Stone and Myers Chapel. Interment was at Green Hills Memorial Park.

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PIASECKI, Karol
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Karol Piasecki died July 11, 1953. He was born in Poland on January 20, 1897. He owned the Ham and Eggs Restaurant. He was survived by his wife, Alina Piasecki. Services were held at Our Lady of the Bright Mount Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Reardon Mortuary.

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PICKERELL, Margaret
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Margaret Louise Schnebly Pickerell, 80, died August 5, 1999 in San Diego. She was born in Hagerstown. She was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the American Association of University Women and the United Methodist Women. Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Walter D. Pickerell; four daughters, Pat Waters of Poway, Chris Ohana of Bellingham, WA, Kate Costantino of Glendale, AZ, and Vicki Donovan of Dallas, TX; a sister, Jane Flury of Hagerstown; and 11 grandchildren. Services were held at Hope United Methodist Church. Arrangements were handled by Telophase Cremation Society.

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PIERCE, Betty
LOMPOC, CALIFORNIA: Betty J. Pierce, 68, died December 25, 2007. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Imogene Cox, and was a former resident of Pocahontas, Arkansas. She is survived by two daughters, Shanna Busick, and Shaila Richards; two sons, Scott Pierce, and Steven Pierce; a sister, Judith Seyler; and 7 grandchildren. A memorial service was held at McNabb Funeral Home in Pocahontas, AR.

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PILIGUIAN, Zarouhi
MONTEBELLO, CALIFORNIA: Zarouhi Piliguian, 77, died September 25, 2010 at her home. She was born in Alexandria, Egypt on February 18, 1933. She is survived by her children, Vasken Piliguian of Studio City, Raffi Piliguian of Montebello, and Rebecca Piliguian of Newport Beach; and a brother, Abraham Arzerounian of Los Angeles. Services were held at Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Cathedral. Arrangements were handled by Risher Mortuary.

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PIOT, Pierre
BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA: Pierre Piot, 64, died March 27, 1945 at his residence. He was a native of France. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and LaGauloise of San Francisco. Family members include his brother, Charles Piot of San Francisco; and two nieces, Mrs. Alice Smith and Mrs. Ralph Baker. He had 2 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Berg's Funeral Chapel.

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PISCIOTTA, Pietro
OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Pietro Pisciotta, 77, died December 12, 2009. He was born in Palermo, Sicily on July 18, 1932, and was an Oxnard resident for 35 years. Survivors include his wife, Caroline; his daughters, Rosalia, Claudine, and Maryann; a son, Anthony; his sisters, Rosalia and Giuseppa-Anna; his brothers, Francesco, Giuseppe, and Umberto-Nicola; 14 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Santa Clara Cemetery with arrangements by Santa Clara Mortuary.

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PLACE, Henry
VISALIA, CALIFORNIA: Henry Place, 83, died July 9, 1970 at his residence. He was a former resident of Daviess County, MO. Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Nellie Lindsey, Mrs. Mary Whitt, Mrs. Josie Hathaway, and Mrs. Alice Sheeler; and a son, Wiliam H. Place. Interment was at Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Hope Funeral Home of Gallatin, MO.

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PLINES, Elizabeth
LODI, CALIFORNIA: Elizabeth Plines, 89, died March 17, 1969 at a local rest home. She was a native of Russia. She formerly lived in Alberta, Canada, and came to Lodi in 1925. Survivors include four sons, Jack Plines and Joseph Plines, both of Lodi, Gustave Plines of Galt, and Harold Plines of Stockton; four daughters, Mrs. Martha Rice of Galt, Mrs. Lydia Flaig of Alberta, Canada, and Mrs. Billie Ticknor and Mrs. Sally Whitten of Sacramento; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Plines. Interment was at Cherokee Memorial Park Cemetery by Gierhart and Wells Funeral Home.

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POARCH, Charlie
THERMAL, CALIFORNIA: Charlie Lee Poarch died July 1, 1965. He was born March 12, 1902. He was a farmer at the W.C. Stroube ranch, and had lived in Thermal for 22 years. Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Mrs. Sim Stricklen and Mrs. E.R. Campbell, both of Mesa, AZ, Mrs. E.L. Stanford of Houston, and Mrs. Merle Sain of Phoenix, AZ; six brothers, Grady Poarch, D.N. Poarch, Jack Poarch, Blake Poarch, Jack Poarch, and Hollis Poarch; three sisters, Mrs. Lawrence Shivers, Mrs. W.F. Holland, and Mrs. Katy Thompson; and a grandchild. Interment was at the Black Hills Cemetery in Corsicana, TX with arrangements by Corley Funeral Home.

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POOLE, Sammy
HOLLISTER, CALIFORNIA: Sammy Velva Poole, 97, passed away May 14, 2001. She was born March 30, 1904. She attended the First Presbyterian Church. Survivors include her children, Barbara Nolan of San Francisco, and James Echols of Coarsegold; a sister, Hazel Jones of Phoenix; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a great-great grandchild; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert "Eddie" Poole. Interment was at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery by Black-Cooper-Sander Funeral Home.

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PORATH, Shirley
MERCED, CALIFORNIA: Shirley Ellen Porath, 62, died March 29, 1986 in Merced. She formerly worked at Fran's Upholstery, and was a member of the Merced Colony Grange. She won several Merced County Fair awards for her canned goods and fruits, and was a Merced resident for 60 years. She is survived by her husband, Harry H. Porath; a son, Elmer H. Porath of Merced; four sisters, Evelyn Keller of Mariposa, Mildred Keller of Texas, and Frances Codd and Marie Forsyth, both of Merced; and a brother, Guy L. Keller of Monroe, UT. Entombment was at Evergreen Memorial Park Mausoleum under the direction of Stratford Evans Funeral Home.

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PORTEOUS, Mardell
WEST POINT, CALIFORNIA: Mardell Elizabeth Porteous died September 22, 2006 at her home in West Point. She was born August 2, 1930 in Emmett, ID to Rodney and Evelyn Brown. She was a former toll investigator for Pacific Telephone Company in Sacramento, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in West Point. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Wallace Porteous; two sons, Randy and Launie; a brother, Edwin Brown of Squaw Valley; 5 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the West Point Community Covenant Church. Interment was at the West Point Cemetery.

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POWASER, Vincent
LODI, CALIFORNIA: Vincent L. Powaser, 43, died November 17, 1983. He was born July 2, 1940 in Mount Carmel, PA. He moved to California in his youth, and was a warehouseman at Tillie Lewis Foods in Stockton with over 20 years of service. He moved to Lodi in 1977. He was a member of Teamsters Local #601, the Stockton Moose Lodge, and a bowling league. He was survived by his wife, Jacqueline Jean Velasquez Powaser (d. June 11, 2008); a son, Vincent Powaser of Lodi; his parents, J. Pete and Emily Powaser of Stockton; a brother, John T. Powaser of Lodi; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Cherokee Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Lodi Funeral Home.

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POWELL, Richard
JAMESTOWN, CALIFORNIA: Richard Powell, 73, died April 5, 1940. He was a longtime millwright at the Shawmut mine. He was survived by his wife, Mary E. Powell; a son, Robert Powell; four stepchildren, Edith Wall, Fred C. Houston, Estelle Chandler, and Ella O'Connor; a brother, Robert Powell; and a sister, Annie Powell. Services were held at Burden Chapel. Interment with Odd Fellows rites was at the Rural Cemetery in Stockton.

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PRITCHARD, Beulah
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA: Beulah A. Pritchard, 78, died December 1, 1999 in North Hollywood. She was born July 4, 1921 in Kansas. She was a former resident of Santa Paula, CA, and had worked for 25 years as a packer and grader for the Santa Paula Orange Association. Survivors include her children, William Pritchard of Bishop, Pearl Hasty of Fillmore, Michael Pritchard of Bakersfield, Louann Gunther of Ventura, Maxine Schreffler of Missouri, Priscilla Wilson of Arizona, and Martha Anderson of Stone, ID. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Pritchard. Interment was at the Santa Paula Cemetery with arrangements by Pierce Brothers Stetler Mortuary.

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PROVENCE, Laura
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Laura May Provence died August 28, 1913. She was the daughter of William and Kate Provence. Services were held at her home on Bay Street. Interment was at Cypress Lawn Cemetery.

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PROVENCHER, Leslie
LAKEPORT, CALIFORNIA: Leslie Louis Provencher, 75, died July 22, 1973. He was born November 6, 1897. He was a retired hospital administrator. He is survived by a son, Lowell; a sister, Lillian Rochfort; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Hartley District Cemetery under the direction of Valley Mortuary.

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PUTT, Grover M.
LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA: Grover Marion Putt, 80, died March 22, 2002. He was born November 5, 1921. He was a truck driver for Wente Brothers Winery for 35 years. Survivors include a daughter, Pam Putt Pettis of Manteca; two sons, Bob Putt of Huntington Beach, and Jim Putt of Acampo; a son-in-law, John Pettis of Manteca; two daughters-in-law, Kim Putt of Huntington Beach, and Judy Putt of Acampo; two sisters, Opal Putt Whorton of Vallejo, and Mildred Putt Harris of Southaven, MS; a brother-in-law, Wilson Harris of Southaven, MS; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Imogene Putt. Interment was at IOOF Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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QUARESMA, Rose
PISMO BEACH, CALIFORNIA: Rose Quaresma, 89, died February 19, 2003 at her home. She was born in Pico, the Azores on October 14, 1913. She came to Pismo Beach in 1968 from Burlingame. She attended St. Paul's Catholic Church in Pismo Beach, and was a life member of C.R.I.S.T.O. in South San Francisco. Survivors include a grandson; a sister in Massachusetts; a brother-in-law in Portugal; 7 nephews; and 10 nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel. Services were held at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Hanford under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel.

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QUASHNICK, John
LODI, CALIFORNIA: John L. Quashnick, 53, died June 24, 1976. He was born in Ashley, ND. He was a farmer, and also worked at Goehring Meat Co. He moved to Lodi in 1936, and was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Loraine Schwartz Quashnick; a daughter, Caryn Quashnick; his mother, Rosina Quashnick; eight sisters, Mary Tecklenburg, Ann Oswald, Lily Rothfusz, Sophia Nitschke, Gladys Knecht, Emily Heil, Clara Campell, and Erna Strobel; and a brother, Ernes Quashnick. Services were held at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment was at Cherokee Memorial Park by Lodi Funeral Home.

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QUINN, Gary
STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA: Gary Quinn, 21, died December 24, 1975 at a Stockton Hospital. He was born May 8, 1954. He was a former resident of Merced. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mildred D. Quinn of Stockton; and two grandmothers, Mrs. Agnes Votthauer of Minnesota, and Mrs. Mildred D. Quinn, Sr. of Texas. Interment was at the Merced District Cemetery under the direction of Martin Funeral Home.

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QUOLAS, Natalie
OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Natalie Galiro Quolas, 71, died March 21, 1993. She was born December 1, 1922 in Hawaii. She was a retired supervisor at Pleasant Valley Vegetable Co-Op, and had lived in Ventura County for over 30 years. She was a member of the Filipino-American Association of Ventura County, the Filipino-American Club, the Bowling 500 Club, and other bowling groups. Survivors include her husband, Jerry Quolas; three daughters, Arlene E. Alexakis, Gina Grefrud, and Sandy R. Fransen; five sons, Mike V., Jerry, Tony R., John C., and Dan R.; two brothers, Roy Ituraulde and Joe Ituraulde; three sisters, Penny Johnson, Maggie Aquino, and Lou Curaza; 19 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Santa Clara Catholic Church. Interment was at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park in Camarillo with arrangements by Payton Mortuary.

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RAFANAN, Gregorio
OCEANO, CALIFORNIA: Gregorio R. Rafanan, 92, died January 27, 2003 at his home. He was born in the Philippines on May 3, 1910. He immigrated from the Philippines in the 1930s, and worked as a farmer for over 50 years. He was a member of the Saranay Association, and enjoyed fishing. Survivors include a daughter, Kim Kraft (Wally) of Oceano; his sons, Steve Medina (Chris) of Simi Valley, Mark Medina (Joselyn) of Long Beach, Donnie and Ronnie Rodrigues, and Michael and Ricky Medina, all of Arroyo Grande; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Arroyo Grande Cemetery with arrangements by Lady Family Mortuary and Crematory.

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RAMIREZ, Eliseo L.
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA: Eliseo L. Ramirez died September 5, 2008. He was born in Mexico on March 29, 1930, and was a former farm worker. He is survived by his wife, Dora Ramirez; his daughters, Belen, Patty, Marisa, Dora, Manuela and Francisca Ramirez, Irene Perez, Gloria Mendez, and Juana Alvarado; his sons, Pedro, Lorenzo and Vicente Ramirez; two sisters; and 33 grandchildren. Services were held at El Buen Pastor Church. Interment was at Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery under the direction of Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.

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RAMONDINI, Pauline
MERCED, CALIFORNIA: Pauline Ramondini, 56, died August 8, 1971 at Mercy Hospital. She was a native of Richmond, and had lived in the Merced area for over 30 years. Survivors include her husband, Ernest Ramondini, Jr.; a son, Dennis Ramondini of Merced; a daughter, Cheryl Mello of Los Banos; a brother, Andon Olivero of Merced; two sisters, Velma Danieli and Mary McClaughry, both of Chowchilla; and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at Our Lady of Mercy Church. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery by Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home.

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RAMOS, Loretta
WINTERS, CALIFORNIA: Loretta Ramos, 66, died December 2, 2004 at her residence. She was born April 27, 1938 in Newfoundland to John and Agnes Mitchell. She enjoyed singing and trips to Cache Creek. Survivors include her husband, Billy Ramos; two sons, Jason Ramos of San Diego, and Arnie McBurnett of Woodland; three daughters, Dawn Mayes, Shelly Pardi, and Shane McBurnett, all of Winters; her best friend and sister, Barb; 7 grandchildren; and her friends, including Jessie MacKinney. Services were held at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment was at the Winters Cemetery with arrangements by Milton Carpenter Funeral Home.

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RATEKIN, Rollie
VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Rollie B. Ratekin, 66, died January 19, 1967 at a Ventura hospital. He was born August 21, 1900 in Hiawatha, KS. He worked for the Ventura City Street Maintenance Department and was a veteran of World War II. He had been a Ventura County resident for 41 years. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Ratekin; a son, Roger of Ventura; three sisters, Mrs. Hubert Smith of Oxnard, Mrs. Maybelle West of San Francisco, and Mrs. Merele Hahlos of Albuquerque, NM; and 2 grandchildren. Services were held at the Loma Vista Chapel. Cremation was followed by services at Ivy Lawn Cemetery.

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RATH, Beatrice
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Beatrice Rath died November 10, 1969. She was born in 1891 to Charles and Mary Percival Payne. She was a Catholic. She is survived by a sister, Ruth Coble; a half-sister, Kate Carter; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Rath. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery by Cunningham-O'Connor Mortuary.

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RATTI, Celestino
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Celestino Ratti died July 24, 1937. He was a member of the Musicians' Union Local #6. He was the father of Mrs. Emma Kammuller and Charles Ratti. He was preceded in death by his wife, Antonett Ratti. Services were held at Star of the Sea Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Halsted Mortuary.

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REDDING, Hulda
DOUGLAS FLAT, CALIFORNIA: Hulda LaVerne Redding, 76, died November 4, 2004 at her home in Douglas Flat. She was born in Dos Palos, but was a lifetime resident of Douglas Flat. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Marion Redding; a daughter, Marsha Redding of Douglas Flat; two sisters, Shirley Jefferies of Lakeport, and Barba Patty of Oakhurst; four brothers, Richard Hamm of Angels Camp, William Hamm of Manteca, Robert Hamm of Madera, and Abraham Hamm, Jr. of Winnemuca, NV; 4 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Redding. Services were held at the Masonic Hall in Murphys. Inurnment was at Buena Vista Cemetery.

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REEVES, Cuba
OROVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Cuba I. Reeves, 89, died September 7, 1945. She was born in 1856. She was a native of Princeton, IL. She was the mother of Mrs. Belle Wallace, Mrs. Mattie Kinser, and John, Frank, Roy, James, William, and Thomas Reeves; and the sister of Mrs. R.T. McGinnis, Will Morton, and Mrs. L.W. Fulkerth. Services were held at the Shannon Chapel. Interment was at the Modesto Cemetery.

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RENTZIPERIS, Photika
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA: Photika Rentziperis, 86, died December 26, 1989. She was a native of Turkey. She was a retired cannery worker at Stanislaus Foods, and had lived in Modesto since 1947. She was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church and the Ladies' Philoptochos Society. She is survived by two children, Emily Apostolou of Pleasant Hill, and Gus Rentziperis of Modesto; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation. Interment was at Lakewood Memorial Park with arrangements by Salas Brothers Funeral Chapel.

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REXFORD, Shaun
CAMARILLO, CALIFORNIA: Shaun G. Rexford, 17, died June 4, 1990 in San Dimas. He was a student in Pomona. Survivors include his parents, Robert and Cecilia Rexford; a sister, Kerry, of Camarillo; and his grandmothers, Muriel Carde of Cork, Ireland, and Betty Rexford of San Pablo. Interment was at Conejo Mountain Memorial Park with arrangements by Pierce Brothers Griffin Mortuary.

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REYNOLDS, Virgil
JACKSON, CALIFORNIA: Virgil Reynolds, 96, died October 30, 2006. He was born November 4, 1909 to Zaccheus and Hattie Kitching Reynolds. Inurnment was at Westwood Hills Memorial Park in Placerville under the direction of Daneri Mortuary.

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REYNEVELD, Evelyn
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA: Evelyn Troost Reyneveld Troost died May 24, 2007 in Grand Rapids, MI. She was born in Doodewaard, The Netherlands on November 25, 1925 to Dirk and Elise Van Beest Troost. She came to the U.S. in 1949. She moved to Bakersfield in 1992, and had previously lived in Arvin, VA and the Los Angeles area. She enjoyed traveling. Survivors include her children, Hilda Klein, Glenn Reyneveld, Beatrice Tarter, Willy Reyneveld, Ellen Vander Mey, Janette Slegers, Richard Reyneveld, Josh Reyneveld, Clarence Reyneveld, and Kennedy Reyneveld; four brothers, Gerrit Troost, Sam Troost, Arie Troost, and Dick Troost; a sister, Hilde van der Veen; and 16 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Joshua William "Will" Reyneveld; and two infant sons. Interment was at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

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REX, Catherine
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA: Catherine L. Rex died January 2, 2006. She was born November 23, 1921 in Charles City, IA to George and Mary Osier. She is survived by her children, Joyce Wayman of Rosemead, Michael Rex of Fargo, ND, Jerome Rex of Arkansas, and Cecilia Craven and Judith Mertes, both of Clovis; a sister-in-law, Geraldine Osier of Greene, IA; 19 grandchildren; and 38 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Rex; her parents; and eight siblings. Services were held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Interment was at Clovis Cemetery under the direction of Boice Funeral Home.

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RICE, Mildred
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA: Mildred Irene Rice died December 29, 2009. She was born April 30, 1918 to Leonard and Minnie Bugg. She worked as a cook at the Tip-Top Restaurant in Selma for over 30 years. Survivors include a daughter, Janice Hamilton of Modesto; a son, Larry Cooper of Reedley; two brothers, James Bugg of Michigan, and Kenneth Bugg of Missouri; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons, Richard Cooper, Cleettis Cooper, and Gary Wayne Cooper; a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Wayne Wilkinson; a sister, Frida Bugg; and a brother, Leland Bugg. Interment was at Floral Memorial Park under the direction of Page Funeral Chapel.

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RIENECKER, Sue
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA: Sue A. Rienecker, 84, died October 28, 1988. She had been a Modesto resident for twelve years, and was a native of Santa Rosa. She was a member of Maze Boulevard Christian Church. She is survived by a sister, May Philbrick of Modesto. Burial was at the Modesto Pioneer Cemetery under the direction of Franklin and Downs McHenry Chapel.

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RINN, Theresa
LODI, CALIFORNIA: Theresa Rinn, 83, died March 10, 1959. She was a native of Germany. She formerly lived in Fergus Falls, MN, and moved to Lodi in 1911. She attended the First Congregational Church, and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Lodi Women's Club. She was the mother of Mrs. Marguerite Bellon of Lodi; the sister of Albert Schmidt, Mrs. Marie Boether, and the late August Schmidt, Mrs. John Urban, and Mrs. Augusta Bierbaum. Interment was at the Lodi Cemetery under the direction of Wells Funeral Home.

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RIPPETO, Jane
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Jane Rippeto died January 29, 1937. She was a native of Kansas. She was the wife of Charles L. Rippeto; the daughter of Flora Alden Rankin; and the sister of Maurice Rankin. Interment was at Mission City Memorial Park in Santa Clara with arrangements by Halsted Mortuary.

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ROBINSON, Cora Mae
BANNING, CALIFORNIA: Cora Mae Robinson, 75, died November 16, 2008. She was born January 14, 1927. She was a graduate of College of The Desert, and was a Licensed Vocational Nurse. She is survived by her husband, Winslow Robinson; a son, Derrick J. Choice of Hayward; and three daughters, Rev. Phyllis Crichlow of Montclair, NJ, Jacqueline Shackelford of San Bernardino, and Marva L. Peacock of Palm Springs. She was preceded in death by her father, Claude Russell; her mother, Birdie Lee Holmes; and a son, Gregory Wendall Warren. Arrangements were handled by Wiefels Mortuary and Cremation Services.

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ROGONE, John
UPLAND, CALIFORNIA: John Pio Rogone, 21, died June 29, 1968. He was casualty of the Vietnam War. He was born May 16, 1947 to Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Rogone. He was a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a native of Bayside, NY, and had lived in Upland for 7 years. He was survived by his parents; two brothers, Peter Rogone and Phillip Rogone; two sisters, Donna Marie and Judy Ann; and a grandfather, John Rogone. Arrangements were handled by Stone Funeral Home.

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ROMANELLO, Joseph A.
MURRIETA, CALIFORNIA: Joseph Angelo Romanello, 75, died October 15, 2008. He was born December 15, 1932. He is survived by his wife, Betty Romanello. Interment was at Riverside National Cemetery under the direction of Murrieta Valley Funeral Home.

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ROSE, Clara
LOS GATOS, CALIFORNIA: Clara Louise Rose, 31, died January 19, 1979 at a hospital in San Jose. She was born in St. Joseph, MO to Eugene F. and Florence Reiner. She was a Catholic. Survivors include a son, Shannon J. Rose of Los Gatos; a daughter, Wendy J. Rose of Los Gatos; her mother, of St. Joseph, MO; three brothers, John S. Reiner of Torrance, and Kenneth J. Reiner and Robert E. Reiner, both of St. Joseph, MO; two sisters, Delores A. Roberts and Roberta K. Cudworth, both of St. Joseph, MO; and her nieces and nephews. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery by Meierhoffer-Fleeman Funeral Home.

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ROSENZWEIG, Joe
WOFFORD HEIGHTS, CALIFORNIA: Joe Rosenzweig, 78, died February 28, 1985 at the Kern Valley Hospital. He was born in Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Canada. He retired from McDonnell Douglas. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Elsie Rosenzweig; four sisters, Barbara and Mary, both of Gardena, and Betty and Rose, both of Downey; and three brothers, Frank of Wofford Heights, George of Sun City, and Johnny of Oregon. Services were held at Grace Chapel at Inglewood Park Cemetery under the direction of Valley Mortuary.

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ROSS, Ann
PASADENA, CALIFORNIA: Ann Ross died August 14, 1957. She was a native of Scotland. She had lived in Pasadena for 45 years. Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Nolen of Pasadena; two brothers, James Mackie of Scotland, and Alexander Mackie of Rochester, NY; 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Ives and Warren Mortuary.

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ROSSI, Marela
GLENCOE, CALIFORNIA: Marela Rossi, 56, died December 23, 2003 at her home in Glencoe. She was born June 25, 1947. She worked as an electronics assembler. She was born in Oakland, and lived in Glencoe for 18 years. Survivors include a son, John Rossi of Glencoe; and her mother, Ella Mallory of Glencoe. Interment was at Independence Cemetery in Rail Road Flat by San Andreas Memorial Chapel.

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ROUPPET, Emily
GALT, CALIFORNIA: Emily Rouppet, 81, died May 13, 1970 at a Sacramento hospital. She was a native of France. Survivors include three sons, Paul Rouppet of Sacramento, and John and Louis Rouppet, both of Galt; a daughter, Aniee Rouppet of Stockton; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at Salas Galt Mission Chapel. Interment was at the Galt Cemetery.

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RYDER, Richard
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Richard R. Ryder, 10, died June 19, 1977. He was born December 29, 1966 in Thousand Oaks, CA to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ryder. He was a student at Callins Street School in Woodland Hills, and had previously lived in Thousand Oaks. Survivors include his parents; a brother, Ronald, of the home; his maternal grandfather, Richard Hirsch of Germany; and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George E. Ryder of Port Myers, FL. Services were held at the Church of the Oaks in Thousand Oaks. Burial was at Valley Oaks Memorial Park under the direction of Griffin Brothers Funeral Chapel.

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SABATH, Fritz
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Fritz Sabath died April 18, 2009. He was born November 5, 1952. He is survived by his wife, Marie; his mother, Gloria; and two sisters, Stephanie and Bernadette. He is preceded in death by his father, Fred; and a brother, Jimmy. Arrangements were handled by Green Hills Mortuary.

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SAJDAK, Edmond
FONTANA, CALIFORNIA: Edmond F. Sajdak, 91, died February 19, 2009. He was born in West Virginia on February 2, 1918 Adam and Birtha Libera. He was a West Virginia coal miner for over 25 years prior to relocating to California, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Fidley Sajdak; and a son, James Sajdak. Interment was at Riverside National Cemetery by Ingold Funeral Chapel.

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SAKASEGAWA, Roy
SALINAS, CALIFORNIA: Roy Sakasegawa died November 14, 2007 in Salinas. He was born December 8, 1916 in Watsonville, CA to Seimon and Kisa Sakasegawa. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving as a sergeant with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team and fighting at the Battle of the Bulge. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. He was a farmer for Bud Antle, and attended Lincoln Avenue Presbyterian Church. He was a member of the Salinas Valley JACL. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Mae Sakasegawa; his children, Debbie (Ben) Parcasio and Dean Sakasegawa, all of Salinas, and Lynn Sakasegawa and Paul Stokes of Carmel Valley; his sisters, Grace Hirano, Mary Iwamoto, Doris Yamamoto and Dorothy Tabery; a brother, George Sakasegawa; and 7 grandchildren. Services were held at the First Presbyterian Church. Arrangements were handled by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home.

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SALLABERRY, Anna
LOCKEFORD, CALIFORNIA: Anna Sallaberry, 91, died May 11, 2005. She was born August 29, 1913 in Helette, France to Pierre and Veronique Garra. She was a cook, and formerly worked at Lodi Unified School District for 13 years. She enjoyed needlepoint, crocheting, gardening, and ceramics. She was fluent in the Basque language. She was active with the Lockeford Senior Lunch Program, and helped with fundraising for the Old Lockeford School. She attended St. Joachim Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter, Jeanne Granlees and husband Bill Christian of Lockeford; a grandson, Mike Granlees and wife Gina of Lodi; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jacques Sallaberry; and two brothers, Bernard and Pierre Garra. Services were held at St. Joachim Catholic Church. Interment was at San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery by Lodi Funeral Home.

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SALUSTROS, Jeanette
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: Jeanette Salustros, 73, died March 14, 1972 in a car accident in Santa Clara County. She was a native of Michigan, and had been a former resident of Ripon, CA. She was survived by four sisters. Services were held at Ripon Memorial Chapel.

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SANTOYO, Richard
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Richard Santoyo died March 1, 1988 at St. Francis Memorial Hospital. He was born June 3, 1941. He was a former resident of Kansas City, KS and New York, NY, and came to San Francisco in 1972. He was assistant director of Respiratory Care Services at St. Francis Memorial Hospital, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include his mother, Lorraine; his friend of 17 years, Thom Painchaud; and 17 siblings. Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery in Kansas City, KS.

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SARDELLA, Mary
SONORA, CALIFORNIA: Mary Madelena Sardella, 82, died January 11, 1966. She was a native of Pontremoli, Italy. She was survived by five sons, Albert of Jamestown, John of Pinecrest, Reno of Stent, and Miller and Ernest, both of Sonora; four daughters, Leona Popke, Rose Pinotti, Mary Cassinetto, and Dina Hooe, all of Sonora; 13 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Sardella. Services were held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery by Terzich-Wilson Funeral Home.

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SARGIS, Raymond
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA: Raymond Sargis died April 24, 2006 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born May 12, 1928. He was a retired contract monitor for NASA, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a Chicago native, and had been in Modesto since 1984. He attended the First Baptist Church, and was a Mason. Survivors include his wife, June Sargis; two children, Beth McCaffrey of Jackson, and Paul Raymond Sargis of San Jose; a sister, Nellie Stoddard of Del Rey Beach, FL; and 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Lakewood Memorial Park with arrangements by Lakewood Funeral Home.

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SAPSEZIAN, Srpouhi
LAKE FOREST, CALIFORNIA: Srpouhi Kamburian Sapsezian died January 23, 2006 in Laguna Hills. She was born April 13, 1914 in Turkey to Haroutyun and Zekia Kamburian. She was raised in Syria. She held a teaching degree from Aleppo College for Women, and was a former schoolteacher. After her marriage, she and her husband moved to Ethiopia, where they lived for a decade. They later relocated to Lebanon, and then to the United States, first to Michigan, and later to California. She enjoyed gardening, reading, needlework, and Bible study. Survivors include three children, Zabel, Ohan, and Annie; a sister, Lily; and 6 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garabed Sapsezian. Interment was at El Toro Memorial Park under the direction of O'Connor Laguna Hills Mortuary.

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SAVAGE, Marjorie
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Marjorie Savage, 95, died January 30, 1996 at Tropical Convalescent Hospital in Glendale. She was born April 28, 1900 in Macy, IN to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Savage. She was a retired teacher. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Dewitt and William Savage. Interment was at Plainview Cemetery in Macy, IN with arrangements by Zimmerman Family Funeral Home.

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SCHARLACH, Marilynn
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Marilynn Scharlach died November 24, 2008. She was the mother of Andrew Scharlach (Ilene); and the sister of Ann Nieder and Arthur Lustig (Sharon). She had 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Home of Peace Cemetery in Colma.

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SCHEUNEMANN, Kurt
VACAVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Kurt Franz Scheunemann, 79, died May 22, 2010 at Valley West Care Facility in Colusa, CA. He was born August 15, 1923, and came to the U.S. with his family in 1929. He was the owner of Scheunemann Carpet Care in Vacaville for 45 years, and also retired from the U.S. Air Force after 21 years of service. Interment with military honors was at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery under the direction of Nadeau Family Funeral Home.

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SCHMIDT, Emil
ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Emil R. Schmidt died in November of 1963. He was born December 16, 1886 in Minnesota. He was a former resident of Absarokee, MT, and was the retired manager of the Absarokee Vaughn-Ragsdale store. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Everett Schmidt. He was survived by a daughter; a brother; and 2 grandsons. Interment was in Escondido at at Oak Hill Memorial Park.

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SCHULMAN, Frances
REDDING, CALIFORNIA: Frances Nowlin Schulman, 92, died October 29, 2005 at Willow Spring Care Center in Redding. She was born May 21, 1913 in Seattle, WA. She was a businesswoman in Los Angeles, and also volunteered there at the Museum of Modern Art. She enjoyed traveling and the arts. She is survived by two daughters, Sara Erickson of Mount Shasta, and Barbara Jane Walters of Mount Horeb; a brother, Jack Nowlin of Sun City, AZ; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Mount Shasta Memorial Park.

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SCHWAB, Alice
NEEDLES, CALIFORNIA: Alice Emma Schwab, 93, died March 29, 1005 in Bullhead City. She was born in Switzerland on March 1, 1912. She had been a Needles resident for 60 years. Survivors include two sons, Robert of Bullhead City, and Edward of Henderson, NV; 4 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Riverview Cemetery in Needles.

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SEAMAN, Clifford
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA: Clifford Keith Seaman died December 26, 2002. He was born in Rockford, IL on February 19, 1927 to Everett and Sallie Seaman. He worked for 40 years with the Santa Fe Railroad, and was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a deacon at Niles Street Southern Baptist Church, and enjoyed golfing. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Lois Ruth Seaman; a brother, Everett Seaman; three sisters-in-law, Dorothy Seaman, Erma Buehring and Faye Berry; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, James Seaman. Burial was at Hillcrest Memorial Park under the direction of Hillcrest Mortuary.

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SEBASTIANI, Aldo
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Aldo Sebastiani, 51, died February 14, 2009. He was born February 6, 1958 to Dino and Felicia Sebastiani. He was the father of Sofia and Cecelia Sebastiani; the brother of Gus Sebastiani and Linda Cano; the brother-in-law of Rebecca Sebastiani and Fernando Cano; the uncle of Mario and Dominic Sebastiani, and Jessica and Michelle Cano; and the boyfriend of Jenny McKellan. He is also survived by his dog, Bella. Services were held at Church of the Epiphany. Burial was at the Italian Cemetery in Colma under the direction of Duggan's Serra Mortuary.

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SEGUIN, Randall
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA: Randall Seguin, 42, died March 15, 1987. He was a member of the Christian Berets. Survivors include his parents, Charles and Lolita Seguin of Modesto; a sister, Sally Nichols of Sunnyvale; and a brother, Richard Seguin of Modesto. Services were held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Arrangements were handled by Franklin and Downs McHenry Chapel.

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SEIBEL, Herman
ACAMPO, CALIFORNIA: Herman C. Seibel, 77, died January 6, 2002 in Stockton. He was born October 3, 1924 in Lodi, CA. He was the retired owner of an egg farm. He was a member of the both the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Rebekah Lodge for over 50 years. He was also a member of the San Joaquin County Farm Bureau. Survivors include his wife, Penny Seibel; four sons, Matthew Newton of San Francisco, Phillip Seibel of Lockeford, Robert Seibel of Rohnert Park, and Nathan Newton of El Paso, TX; a sister, Wilma Aman of Oregon; a brother, Richard Seibel of Lodi; and 7 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife, Frieda Seibel; a daughter, Lucille Vahanian; and a grandson. Interment with Odd Fellows rites was at Harmony Grove Cemetery in Lockeford by Gierhart-Wells and Donahue Funeral Home.

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SERAMUR, Elsie
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Elsie Louise Seramur, 80, died September 25, 2004. She was born March 21, 1924 in San Diego. She is survived by five sons, Alan Seramur, Phillip Seramur, Leo Seramur, Paul Seramur and Mark Seramur; and 9 grandchildren. Services were held at Cabrillo National Monument Park. A scattering of ashes at sea was planned. Arrangements were handled by American Cremation Services.

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SERPA, Mary
PACIFIC GROVE, CALIFORNIA: Mary Terra Serpa, 73, died December 22, 1959 at her residence. She was a native of the Azores, and came to the U.S. in 1916. She was a former resident of Livingston, and had been living in Pacific Grove for 11 years. She was survived by two sons, Manuel Terra of Cressey, and Frank Terra of Livingston; two brothers, John Serpa of Ballico, and Joe Serpa of the Azores; a sister, Mrs. Frances Baptista of Massachusetts; 10 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Jude's Catholic Church in Livingston. Interment was at Winton Cemetery under the direction of Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home.

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SEYLER, Ralph J.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Ralph Joseph Seyler died October 6, 1951. He was a casualty of the Korean War. He was born April 22, 1926. He served in the U.S. Army as a light weapons infantryman. Interment was at the Golden Gate National Cemetery.

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SHACKELFORD, Leona
GALT, CALIFORNIA: Leona May Shackelford, 93, died March 17, 1987 at her residence. She was a native of Illinois, and had lived in California since 1979. Survivors include a brother-in-law, Howard Sherwood of Lodi; and a nephew, Barton Shackelford of Kentfield. She was preceded in death by a sister, Ione Sherwood. Interment was at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale under the direction of Rocha's Mortuary.

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SHEHAB, Charles
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Charles Shehab died December 19, 1951. He was a native of Brooklyn, NY. He was the husband of Helen Shehab; the father of Cleo Shehab; and the brother of Fred Shehab. Burial was at Olivet Memorial Park by Halsted and Co. Funeral Home.

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SHEON, William L.
TARZANA, CALIFORNIA: William Lane "Bill" Sheon, 80, died January 1, 1993 at his residence. He was born in Toledo, OH. He worked for 20 years in the real estate industry, and then returned to school, graduating with a bachelor's degree from California State University, Northridge. He developed programs for senior citizens in retirement homes, and was a member of the Los Angeles Council for Aging and the Valley Interfaith Council. He was the husband of Sarah Rosenberg Sheon; and the father of Phyllis (Jay) Koppelman, and Marilyn (Charles) Salomon. Other survivors include a sister, Lillian; two brothers, Abe and Ben; and 6 grandchildren.

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SHIFFLETT, Starr
FONTANA, CALIFORNIA: Starr Fay Shifflett, 41, died July 19, 1999 at her residence. She was born April 22, 1958 in Washington, DC to Steward Franklin Shifflett, Sr. and Bernice Johanson Shifflett. She was an artist for Atlantic City Casino Games in Riverside. Survivors include her parents; a sister, Sandra F. Foose of Arkon, OH; and a brother, Steward F. Shifflett, Jr. of Lawton, UT. Arrangements were handled by Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home.

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SHIREY, John
ESCALON, CALIFORNIA: John Shirey, 69, died December 25, 1969 at a local hospital. He was born June 8, 1900. He formerly worked for Gemco Trucking Co., and was a native of Texas. Survivors include his wife, Ona Shirey; a daughter, Mrs. Velda Rowden of Grass Valley; three sons, Leslie of Modesto, Floyd of Reno, NV, and Jerald of Washington; three sisters; 9 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Interment was at Burwood Cemetery under the direction of Deegan Funeral Chapel. Note: One record gives his birth date as June 5. Another lists his middle name as Buck, while another record lists it as Virdis.

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SIDONE, Paul
PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA: Paul T. Sidone, 42, died June 11, 1994. He was a native of Glasgow, Scotland and a 24-year resident of Palo Alto. He was a graduate of Stanford University, and had been a member of three Stanford NCAA tennis championship teams. He was a real estate agent with Fox and Carskadon, and was also a tennis pro and teacher at the Peninsula Golf and Country Club in San Mateo. Survivors include a daughter, Genevieve Sidone of Menlo Park; his parents; and two sisters.

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SILVA, Preziosa Mary
LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA: Preziosa Mary Silva, 83, died February 2, 2010. She was born in Patterson, CA on September 16, 1926 to John and Louisa Broggi. She is survived by a daughter, Betty (Gary) Nelson; 3 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Joseph Silva. Services were held at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by Callaghan Mortuary.

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SIMMONS, Eleanor
OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Eleanor Gay Simmons, 85, died November 3, 1979 at an area hospital. She was born in Ethel, MO on May 17, 1894. She was a retired police officer, and had worked for the Construction Battalion Center at Port Hueneme. She came to Ventura County from Idaho 32 years ago. Survivors include a son, Kenneth Simmons of Corona; two daughters, Louise Armstrong of Harbor City, and Leola Robinson of Oxnard; 6 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Payton Mortuary.

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SIMMONS, Walter
GROVER BEACH, CALIFORNIA: Walter W. Simmons died September 3, 1971. He was born March 9, 1890 to J.M. and Fannie Simmons. He retired from the Southern Pacific Railroad, and was a veteran of World War I. Survivors include his wife, Martha Simmons; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Jackson and Mrs. Hope Boswell; and his nieces and nephews. Interment was at Arroyo Grande Cemetery.

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SINGH, Narender
TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA: Narender Singh died March 13, 2006. He was born in Pakistan and raised in India, where he served as a Sikh priest. He came to Turlock in the 1990s, and continued as a priest there. He enjoyed giving lectures and singing. He is survived by his wife, Charanjit Kaur; two daughters, Kuljinder Kaur, and Amarjit Kaur; two sons, Bupinder Singh, and Jatinder Singh; two sisters, Swiran Kaur, and Ajit Kaur; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Allen Mortuary.

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SLAY, John
ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: John Slay, 56, died February 19, 1990 at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido. He was manager of Star Builders Supply in San Marcos. He had also retired from the U.S. Navy, and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors include his wife, Lynda Lee Slay; two sons, John B. Slay and J. Michael Slay, both of Escondido; a stepson, Benjamin L. Marlin of Escondido; his mother, Beulah M. Hough Slay of Chipley, FL; two sisters, Phyllis Varnum and Hazel Davidson, both of Chipley, FL; two brothers, Billy R. Slay of Escondido and Roy Slay of Chipley, FL; and a grandchild. Services were held at Bethel Baptist Church. Interment was at Oak Hill Memorial Park by McLeon Funeral Home.

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SMEE, Doyce
CERES, CALIFORNIA: Doyce Ivan Smee died May 27, 2006 at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto. He was born March 18, 1919. He worked as a warehouse manager for the Modesto City Schools. He was originally from Texas, but had lived in Ceres for over 70 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. Survivors include his children, Clifford Smee and Nonnett Cooper, both of Ceres; a sister, Marita Hyson; two brothers, Dwain Smee and Glen Smee; 2 grandchildren; and 3 step-grandchildren; and 3 step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Areline Smee; and a brother. Interment was at Oaklawn Cemetery in Oakdale under the direction of Lakewood Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Agnes
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA: Agnes Gwendolyn Smith, 60, died September 4, 1981 in Modesto. She was a native of Alabama. She was a registrar for Anthony Schools, and had been a Modesto resident for 14 years. Survivors include her husband, Neville; a daughter, Patricia Kammerer of Lodi; a son, James M. Smith of Arizona; and three sisters, Peggy Holloway of Manteca, Cleo Pfiester of Sonoma, and Jackie Floerke of Santa Rosa. Services were held at Franklin and Downs-Colonial Chapel.

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SMITH, Charles
REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA: Charles Smith, 85, died November 25, 2009. He was born November 30, 1923 in Charlevoix, MI. He was a retired civil service worker at Norton Air Force Base, and held a degree in sociology from the University of Redlands. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was a Redlands resident for over 55 years. He enjoyed playing chess, and founded the chess club at the Joslyn Senior Center. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Fredamay Smith; a son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Donna Smith of Redlands; 2 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Interment was at Montecito Memorial Park with arrangements by Cortner Chapel.

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SMITH, Dolores
ESCALON, CALIFORNIA: Dolores Smith, 55, died October 24, 1988 in San Francisco. She was a native of Minnesota, and had been an Escalon resident for six years. She is survived by her husband, Billy Smith; five children, Pam Lingel of Washington, Butch Wilcox and Deborah Agee, both of Oregon, and Cindy Bauer and Dan Thomsen, both of Minnesota; a sister; and a brother. Interment was at Burwood Cemetery under the direction of Deegan Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Don
POWAY, CALIFORNIA: Don Smith, 75, died November 9, 2004. He was the husband of Norma Lee Phipps Smith, and the brother-in-law of the late Iva Dean Phipps Ruble (Bill) of Siloam Springs, AR. Interment was at El Camino Memorial Park in San Diego.

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SMITH, Hugh
STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA: Hugh Smith, 85, died August 12, 2002 in Stockton. He was born January 29, 1917 in Ogden, AR. He was a retired construction worker. He is survived by his wife, Emma Smith of Stockton; two daughters, Belinda Reeves of Stockton, and Betty Cooks of Los Angeles; a sister, Savannah Hill of Texarkana; and several nieces and nephews. Interment was at Armstrong Cemetery in Ogden, AR under the direction of Richardson Hill and McFadden Funeral Home.

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SMITH, Minnie
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA: Minnie M. Smith, 93, died July 15, 1972 at a local convalescent hospital. She was a native of Ohio, and had been a California resident for 62 years. She was surived by a daughter, Dorcas Parks of Modesto. Services were held at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland, with local arrangements handled by Salas Brothers Funeral Home.

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SMUCKER, Emma
La VERNE, CALIFORNIA: Emma F. Smucker died October 29, 1945 in Los Angeles. She was born December 31, 1873 in Waterloo, IA. She was a member of the La Verne Church of the Brethren. Survivors include a daughter, Wilma F. Bandfield of Santa Ana; a son, Merle Smucker of Covina; three brothers, Charles Sweitzer of Waterloo, IA, Bernice Sweitzer of Hudson, IA, and Jay Sweitzer of Chicago, IL; a sister, Mrs. Grant Miller of Waterloo, IA; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry A. Smucker. Services were held at the Church of the Brethren. Burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in LaVerne.

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SNYDER, Lucile
VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Lucile Snyder, 69, died November 6, 1980 at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur T. Snyder. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Jeanne Haynes; and two sisters, Mrs. Dolores Lanning and Mrs. Irene Glickert.

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SOLOMON, Ira
SAN FRANCISCO: Ira S. Solomon died March 5, 1966. He was the son of the late Joseph and Mathilde Solomon. He was a member of the San Francisco Bar Association, the California State Bar Association, the Lawyers' Club of San Francisco, the Gleeson Library Association, the Elks Lodge, B'nai B'rith, the Masons, and the Shriners. He was a veteran of World War I. He was the husband of Joan C. Solomon. Interment was at Home of Peace Cemetery under the direction of Halsted and Co.

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SORIA, Angelina
LIVINGSTON, CALIFORNIA: Angelina Soria, 40, died June 14, 1968. Survivors include four sons, Alfred, Rogelio and Everardo, all of Livingston, and Louis of Killeen, TX; three daughters, Hilda, Bertha and Delia Soria of Livingston; her mother, Mrs. Esperanza Arroyo of Mexico City; a brother, Roberto Arroyo of Mexico City; and two sisters, Mrs. Celia Martinez of Livingston, and Mrs. Aurora Arroyo of Mexico City. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Ivers and Alcorn Funeral Home.

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SPOTTS, Thomas
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Thomas R. Spotts died December 2, 1984 in San Francisco. He worked in nursing, and was a member of Golden Gate Metropolitan Community Church. Survivors include his companion, Chuck Heath; family members in Pennsylvania; and his friends. Services were held at Golden Gate Metropolitan Community Church. Inurnment was private.

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SPRATT, Helen
WOFFORD HEIGHTS, CALIFORNIA: Helen Spratt died January 24, 1989. She was born March 5, 1919. She is survived by her husband, James A. Spratt; a daughter, Marilyn Lewis; two sons, Donald L. Spratt and James V. Spratt; and 6 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Reardon Mortuary.

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SQUIER, Sara
VACAVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Sara Squier, 64, died March 16, 2009. She was born December 16, 1944. Arrangements were entrusted to Vaca Hills Chapel Funeral Home.

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STACK, Father William
SONORA, CALIFORNIA: Fr. William Peter Stack, 60, died August 9, 1977 at the Don Pedro golf course. He was born in Cleveland. He was chaplain at the Sierra Conservation Center from 1965 until his passing. He studied at St. Charles Seminary in Carthagena, OH, and was ordained to the priesthood in 1942. He had been in California since 1965. He was survived by a brother, Norbert of Lakewood, OH, and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at the Ursuline Sisters convent chapel. Interment was at Calvary Cemetery in Santa Rosa under the direction of Terzich-Wilson Funeral Home.

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STAGNARO, Edward
MANTECA, CALIFORNIA: Edward F. Stagnaro, 48, died June 14, 2010 at his home. He was born July 5, 1961 in Oakland, CA. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Judy and Malcom Walters. He was preceded in death by his father, Noel F. Stagnaro; his maternal grandparents, Russell and Florence Doss; his paternal grandparents, Frank and Grace Stagnaro; and his uncles and aunts. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery under the direction of Holy Angels Funeral and Cremation Center.

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STEBBINS, Elfriede
LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA: Elfriede Stebbins, 85, died October 28, 2008. She was born December 26, 1922 in Gottingen, Germany. She came to the United States in 1952, and resided in the Livermore area since 1970. She is survived by seven sons, Rolfe, Dieter, Heiko, Frank, Darcy, Eugene, and Billy; 11 grandchildren; and her great-grandchildren. Interment was at Memory Gardens in Livermore under the direction of Callaghan Mortuary.

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STEPHENS, Frankie
CANOGA PARK, CALIFORNIA: Frankie Lucille Blackwell Stephens, 69, died September 3, 1980. She was born November 15, 1910 to Francis and Maude Lenora Wood Blackwell. She was a retired bookkeeper, and was a Baptist. She is survived by three sons, Barry Roger, Glen David, and Bobby Jack; three sisters, Alma Pearl Selley, Lois Perdue, and Ruth Octavia Mitchell; two brothers, George Blackwell and Frederick Blackwell; 14 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Praiswater Funeral Home.

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STEPHENSON, Frank G., Jr.
ELK GROVE, CALIFORNIA: Frank G. Stephenson, Jr. died November 26, 2004. He was born November 19, 1947. He was employed by the California Department of Forestry in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Clara Counties for over 30 years, and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters, and a former member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Sally Stephenson; a daughter, Heather Lowry (Patrick) of Elk Grove; a son, Frank Stephenson III of Hollister; his mother, Shirley Stephenson of Arizona; his siblings, Suzan Souza of Hollister, and Janet Fernandez, Gayan Ratzlaff, and John Jeffrey, all of Arizona; his nieces and nephews; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank G. Stephenson, Sr. Inurnment was at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery with arrangements by Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home.

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STETSON, John
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: John F. Stetson, 65, died November 18, 1983 at Grossmont Hospital in San Diego. He was born October 18, 1918 in Canada to Frederick and Dorothy Cochran Stetson. He was a retired officer with Wells Fargo Bank, and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He had lived in California for 25 years. Survivors include his wife, Gweneth Gale Stetson; two sons, Thomas of Marshfield, MA and John of Freehold, NJ; a brother, Robert of Youngstown, OH; and 5 grandchildren. Interment was at El Camino Memorial Park.

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STONE, Frances
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA: Frances B. Stone, 87, died December 31, 2003 at her home. She was born September 28, 1916 to Frank B. and Myrtle R. Withers. She was raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. She worked for the Forest Service in Glendora, CA, and had also for the War Department during World War II. She and her husband came to San Luis Obispo in 1963. She is survived by a brother, Arthur E. Withers of San Diego; two half-sisters, Norma Berry of St. Louis, MO, and Betty Steed of Little Rock, AR; a niece; 2 nephews; 3 grand-nieces; a grand-nephew; and her friends, including Lois and Don Smith and family of San Luis Obispo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwood M. Stone; her parents, and a brother, Hunter E. Withers. Services were held at Los Osos Valley Mortuary. Interment was at Los Osos Valley Memorial Park.

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STROMOSKI, Raymond
FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Raymond Francis Stromoski died April 7, 2007. He was born October 11, 1918. Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Florence Stromoski; a daughter, Karen Eckhart; two sons, Paul Stromoski and Leroy Stromoski; and a grandchild. He was a sales engineer at Sealol, and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed golfing, hunting and fishing. Arrangements were handled by Alhiser-Comer Mortuary.

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STURGIS, Emma
BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA: Emma Ovie Sturgis died August 21, 2008. She was born May 24, 1917. She enjoyed flower gardening, traveling, and knitting afghans. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Edison. Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and James Smith, and Shirley and Don Wierman; a sister, Lydia Bennett; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; her church family; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Randy Randolph and Leo Sturgis; and two sons, Keith Ragsdale and John Wheeler. Interment was at Greenlawn Cemetery under the direction of Basham Funeral Care.

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SULLIVAN, Jim
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Jim Sullivan died June 15, 1983. He was born November 17, 1950. He moved to San Francisco in 1974. He was a pianist, and performed in many different San Francisco establishments, including the Red Carpet, the Mocambo, Ivy's Restaurant, the Castle Grand, the Fickle Fox, the Village, Burton's Restaurant, and several area hotels. He had also been a pianist for the Eureka Theatre Company. Funeral arrangements were handled by the Neptune Society.

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SUMMERS, Benjamin
REDDING, CALIFORNIA: Benjamin "Doc" Summers, 90, died September 14, 1968 at Chaney's Rest Home. He was born December 14, 1877 in Hayden Hill. Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Glen More of Redding. Services were held at McDonald's Redding Chapel. Interment was at the Redding Cemetery.

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SURYA, Gerda
FOSTER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Gerda Surya, 86, died January 15, 2007. She was born in Indonesia July 22, 1920. She was the wife of Andhi Surya, and the mother of Henry Surya. Arrangements were handled by Spangler Mortuary.

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SWALL, Lillie
ARROYO GRANDE, CALIFORNIA: Lillie Rae Swall, 67, died October 14, 2002. She was born October 10, 1935 in Idaho Falls, ID. She owned and operated Lil's Cozy Kitchen in Arroyo Grande for 26 years, and had been an Arroyo Grande area resident since 1947. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and enjoyed bowling. Survivors include two sons, Bruce Swall (Sheri) of Oceano, and Terry Swall (Deborah) of Salinas; a sister, Glenda Coleman of Grover Beach; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren; a nephew; and a niece. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Swall. Interment was at the Arroyo Grande Cemetery with arrangements by Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel.

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SWETT, Oscar
CLEMENTS, CALIFORNIA: Oscar A. Swett, 77, died January 25, 1970 at a local hospital. He was born December 30, 1882 to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Locke Swett. He was a longtime rancher, and had also worked for A.B. Warner Gravel Company. He was a member and past Noble Grand of the Clements Odd Fellows Lodge, and had held membership in both the Odd Fellows and Rebekah Lodges for over 50 years. He was also a member of the Lockeford Grange. Survivors include his wife, Sadie Louise Mohrmann Swett; three sons, Virgil Swett, Richard Swett, and Charles Swett; a sister, Mrs. Oletta Akers; and 7 grandchildren. Burial was at Glen View Cemetery under the direction of Gierhart and Wells Funeral Home.

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