Miscellaneous Riverside County, California Obituaries

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Simon R. Bocanegra, 66, died May 15 of a heart attack at Kindren Hospital in Ontario. Born in San Bernardino, Mr. Bocanegra lived in San Bernardino County all his life, most recently in San Bernardino. He was a driver for Hamm's Brewery for four years.
He is survived by his wife, Teresa; two sons, Tommy of San Bernardino and Cruz; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Mount View Mortuary and Cemetery in San Bernardino. Interment will be in Mount View Cemetery. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Emma Cornelia Bodle, 93, died Wednesday at Devonshire Care Center in Hemet. Born in Frankfort, Ky., Mrs. Bodle lived in Hemet 17 years. She was a medical librarian at Brea Community Hospital in Brea for 30 years.
She is survived by a son, Mel of Menifee, and a granddaughter.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. Miller-Jones Mortuary in Hemet is handling arrangements.[Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Erika Byers, 71, died Wednesday at Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center. Born in Sydney, Australia, Mrs. Byers lived in Riverside about 71 years. She was a preschool teacher before she retired.
She graduated from Poly High School in Riverside in 1948.
Mrs. Byers volunteered with Meals on Wheels and was a member of Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Moreno Valley.
She is survived by two daughters, Kaylene Greenman and Patti; and her mother, Dina Miller.
Memorial services will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Inland Memorial in Riverside is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions: a charity of the donor's choice.[Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Anne M. Callanan, 70, died Wednesday of cancer at her Riverside home. Born in Queens, N. Y., Mrs. Callanan lived in Riverside 17 years. She was homemaker.
She graduated from UC Riverside in 1992.
Mrs. Callanan was a parishioner of St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in Riverside.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas; three daughters, Eileen De Puy of Placentia and Suzanne Kwilman and Christina, both of Colorado; four sons, Thomas of Texas, William of Riverside, Paul of Corona and John of Long Beach; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joseph Gavin of New York and Jack Gavin of New Jersey; and a sister, Eileen Coyle of New York.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church. Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Monday at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Mortuary in Riverside. Burial will be in Crestlawn Memorial Park in Riverside.[Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Tony Y. Canela, 74, died Wednesday at Redlands Community Hospital. Born in California, Mr. Canela lived in Grand Terrace 46 years.
He was a member of the Local 944 carpenters union. Mr. Canela served in World War II. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal/Japan.
Mr. Canela is survived by his wife, Carmen; daughter, Priscilla Nez of Grand Terrace; son, Art of Grand Terrace; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four brothers, Benito of Grand Terrace, Manuel of Rosalita Beach, Art of Escondido and Ben of Indio; and a sister, Isabel of San Bernardino.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Montecito Mortuary Chapel. Friends may call from 8 until 10 a.m. today at the chapel. Interment will be in Montecito Memorial Park in Colton. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Albert E. Cash, 89, died May 25 of congestive heart failure at Ember Care Health Center of Pomona. Born in Virginia, Mr. Cash lived in Claremont for five years. Previously he lived in Chino more than 20 years. He was a union representative for the Independent Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trade Local 979 in Pomona.
He was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 789 in Pomona.
Mr. Cash is survived by his wife, Julia; a stepdaughter Shirley Oaks of Lake Arrowhead; and a stepson, Buddy Shaner of Oregon.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Pomona Valley Memorial Park Mausoleum in Pomona. Mount View Mortuary and Cemetery in San Bernardino is handling arrangements. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Elizabeth Christina Coster, 93, died Wednesday at Hemet Valley Medical Center in Hemet. Born in Newark, N. Y., Mrs. Coster lived in Hemet 37 years. She worked in Inglewood for 10 years as a line assembler for A & J Manufacturing.
Mrs. Coster is survived by a son, Eugene of Arkansas; a daughter, Helen Hawerton of Hemet; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Glen Orbaker of New York.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at San Jacinto Valley Cemetery. Miller-Jones Mortuary of Hemet is handling arrangements. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Bernard De Young, 79, died Wednesday of a heart attack at his home in Redlands. Born in Dorr, Mich., Mr. De Young lived in Redlands 59 years. He restored antique furniture.
He owned De Young's Poultry for 15 years and was owner of Ralph's Bargain Spot in Redlands for 10 years.
He was a member of Mexican Children Christian Aid (MCCA), a Redlands-based group of businessmen who, for 30 years, have taken food every four weeks to 20 orphanages from Tijuana to Ensenada to Tecate.
He was a member of Calvary Chapel in Redlands.
Mr. De Young is survived by his wife, Dorothy; a son, Bernard Jr. of Redlands; four daughters, Glenda Molenkamp of Big Bear, Maellen De Bruyn of Michigan, Mary De Waard of Redlands and Faith Irwin of Pomona; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Andrew of Michigan; and two sisters, Edith Gort of Michigan and Josephine Schans of Florida.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Calvary Chapel in Redlands. Friends may call from noon until 3 p.m. Sunday at Cortner Chapel in Redlands. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions: Redlands Christian School. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Victor Edwards, 77, died Monday at Community Convalescent Hospital in Glendora. Born in Santiago, Chile, Mr. Edwards lived in Corona seven years. Previously he lived in Norco two months. He was a real estate broker in Anaheim for 30 years before he retired in 1994.
He was a member of the California Board of Realtors and the Elks Lodge.
Mr. Edwards is survived by a daughter, Carmen Navarro of Chile; a son, Juan Navarro of Corona; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Edward Catholic Church in Corona. Friends may call from 5 until 8 p.m. Monday at Norco Family Funeral Home. There will be a vigil service at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Corona Sunnyslope Cemetery. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Harold R. Hanna, 74, died Wednesday at his home in Rialto. Born in St. Francis, Ark., Mr. Hanna lived in San Bernardino County 44 years, most recently in Rialto. He worked for the San Bernardino Police Department before he retired as a sergeant after 30 years. After he retired he was an events coordinator for the San Bernardino Orange Show for about two years, then a security guard for Stater Bros. Markets for about six years. Previously he was a gardener for the San Bernardino City Unified School District for three years.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 14 and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 836 in San Bernardino. He was a volunteer for the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands and served as treasurer of the Fine Arts Institute.
Mr. Hanna served in the U. S. Navy from 1945 until 1947.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Dorothy; a son and daughter-in-law, Don and Diana of Rialto; a daughter, Russana Suhajda of Riverside; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two sisters, Frances Granger of Idaho and Joyce Gengler of Oregon.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Bobbitt Memorial Chapel in San Bernardino. Friends may call at the mortuary from 3 until 6 p.m. Sunday. Interment will be in Montecito Memorial Park in Colton. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Elbertine "Tina" Hockett, 93, died May 25 at Encore Senior Village at Riverside. Born in Oklahoma, Mrs. Hockett lived in Riverside 55 years. Previously she lived in Oak Glen and Mentone. She was a nurses assistant at Norco Naval Hospital and several convalescent hospitals until she retired from the March Air Force Base Hospital in 1966.
She was volunteer of the year in 1980 and 1982 by the California Association of Health Facilities and Extended Care Hospital of Riverside.
Mrs. Hockett was a member of Arlington United Methodist Church, AARP and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees.
She was a volunteer with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and Humane Society of the United States.
Mrs. Hockett is survived by a daughter, Alveda Kiliz of Washington; a son, Bill Thompson of Santa Clara; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Jack Moss of Texas.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Arlington United Methodist Church. Interment will be private. Inland Memorial in Riverside is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions: a charity of the donor's choice. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Jeannette Hofmann-Fryer, 85, died Thursday at her home in San Jacinto. Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, she lived in Hemet and San Jacinto 23 years. She worked for Leisure Life Newspaper as a publisher for six years.
Mrs. Hofmann-Fryer was a member of Friends of the Library in San Jacinto and was on the Estudillo Mansion Committee.
She is survived by her husband of 11 years, Fred Fryer; two sons, J. W. Wechselberger Jr. of Crescent City and John Wechselberger of Hemet; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren; a brother, Dr. Burton Butler of Valley Springs; and a sister, Ruth Finis of Texas.
Memorial Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at San Jacinto United Methodist Church. McWane Family Funeral Home in Hemet is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions: American Diabetes Association. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Viola M. Jacques, 85, died May 26 at Manor Care Nursing Center in Hemet. Born in Dorchester, Wis., Mrs. Jacques lived in Cherry Valley 49 years. She worked for the Deutch Co. for 10 years, the J. M. Ney Co. for 10 years and was a homemaker.
Mrs. Jacques was a member of the San Gorgonio Catholic Church Altar and Rosary Society and worked on the church bingo program. She also did volunteer work at the HELP organization.
She is survived by two sons, Peter and Jerry, both of Cherry Valley; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marjorie Yost of Wisconsin.
Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the San Gorgonio Catholic Church in Beaumont. Weaver Mortuary in Beaumont is handling arrangements. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Patricia House Jameson, 78, died Tuesday at Corona Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Jameson was a lifelong resident of Corona. She was a homemaker.
She graduated from Corona High School in 1940.
Mrs. Jameson was a member of First Baptist Church of Corona. She volunteered as a pink lady at Corona Regional Medical Center for 34 years. She was a member of the Republican Women's Club, Women's Improvement Club, Friends of the Corona Library and the Navy League. She also volunteered with the Corona Historical Park.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda Larsen and Janice Showalter, both of Corona; a son, Douglas of Corona; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two brothers, Bill House of Santa Rosa and Gordon House of Murrieta.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Corona Sunnyslope Cemetery. Thomas Miller Mortuary in Corona is handling arrangements. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Jay Lavern Layerly, 83, died May 24 at a convalescent home in Stockton. Born in Red Oak, Mo., Mr. Layerly lived in San Bernardino before he moved to Stockton in 1988. He was a salesman for Meadow Brook Dairy in San Bernardino for 35 years, then he retired from Alta Dena Dairy in 1983.
He is survived by three daughters, Janell Shirley of Stockton, Sara Carr of California and Sharon Porter of Garden Grove; and six grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Montecito Memorial Park and Mortuary in Colton. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Megan Lee Logan, 19, died Sunday at San Antonio Community Hospital in Upland. Born in Fontana, Miss Logan lived in Moreno Valley for 10 years before she moved to Rancho Cucamonga a year ago. She was a shift manager at Pizza Hut in Rancho Cucamonga for three years.
She graduated from Canyon Springs High School in Moreno Valley and attended Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga.
Miss Logan was a member of St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Church in Rancho Cucamonga.
She is survived by her parents, Linda and Glenn of Rancho Cucamonga; her grandparents, Gene and Jean of Hacienda Heights; two brothers, Grant of Camp Pendleton and Patrick of Rancho Cucamonga; and a sister, Samantha of Rancho Cucamonga.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Church in Rancho Cucamonga. Interment will be in Oak Park Cemetery in Claremont. Todd Memorial Chapel in Pomona is handling arrangements. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Trella Mae Ozenbaugh, 92, died Monday at her home in Riverside. Born in Thorney, Ark., Mrs. Ozenbaugh lived in Riverside 90 years. She worked for Alcan Aluminum in Riverside before she retired in 1951. Previously she was an orange packer with Sunkist Growers.
She graduated from Poly High School in Riverside.
Mrs. Ozenbaugh is survived by a son, William of San Diego; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Alta Zikratch and Melba McGrew.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Arlington Mortuary in Riverside. Friends may call at the mortuary from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Evergreen Memorial Park in Riverside.
Memorial contributions: A charity of the donor's choice. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Marguerite A. Parker, 92, died Thursday at Devonshire Care Center in Hemet. Born in Stigler, Mrs. Parker lived in Hemet 60 years. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by a son, Ronald of Hemet; a daughter, Beverly Mayerski of Diamond Bar; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at San Jacinto Valley Cemetery. McWane Family Funeral Home in Hemet is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions: Hemet Hospice. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Oscar Ubald Salvail, 91, died May 24 at Manor Care in Hemet. Born in New Bedford, Mass., Mr. Salvail lived in San Jacinto 49 years. He was a machinist, mechanic, boiler operator and masters carpenter and worked in machine shops for 70 years. Mr. Salvail was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
Mr. Salvail served in the U. S. Navy from 1942 until 1945.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Simone; three sons, Oscar of San Jacinto, Joseph of Arizona and Denis of New Hampshire; three daughters, Noella Melton of San Jacinto, Rose Marie O'Brien of Colorado and Marie Anne Fousek of Lindsey; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; four sisters, Yvonne, Cecile Arsenault, Helene Gulka and Amelia Boyer, all of Canada; and many nieces and nephews.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in San Jacinto. Friends may call from 4 until 7 p.m. on Sunday at McWane Family Funeral Home in Hemet. The rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Burial will be at 11 a.m. in Riverside National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions: Feed the Children. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

David Elmer Smith, 65, died Saturday of a heart attack at Community Hospital of San Bernardino. Born in Salt Lake City, Mr. Smith lived in San Bernardino 57 years. He was a title examiner for First American Title for 38 years.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Smith; a son, David Jr. of Missouri; two daughters, Denise and Darla Blaylock, both of San Bernardino; three grandchildren; and three sisters, Darlene Cook of Las Vegas, and Della Broach and Dorothy Roberts, both of Arkansas.
No services are planned. Bobbitt Memorial Chapel in San Bernardino handled arrangements. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Shirley Marie Stokes, 72, died Monday at Moreno Valley Community Hospital. Born in Franklin, Va., Mrs. Stokes lived in Moreno Valley 29 years. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Moreno Valley and was active in the mission and senior ministries.
Mrs. Stokes is survived by four daughters, Gail Holloway of Alabama, Glynis Warner of Corona, Sharon Jacobs of Mississippi and Tia Abdelfatah of Azusa; a son, John Jr. of Moreno Valley; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Baptist Church. Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Sunday at Moreno Valley Mortuary. Burial will be in Riverside National Cemetery. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

James Albert Sweeney, 92, died Sunday at Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley. Born in Tennessee, Mr. Sweeney lived in Riverside 52 years. He was a pastor and a minister for 62 years, most recently at Lily of the Valley Church of God in Christ in Riverside.
He is survived by five daughters, Barbara Howard, Loretta Rounds, Janet, Eula and Kathryn; seven sons, Richard, William, Theodore, Norman, Calvin, Michael and Samuel; 71 grandchildren; more than 90 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Sadie Jarman, Lucille Crawford and Frankie Mitchell.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Park Avenue Missionary Baptist Church in Riverside. Tillman Riverside Mortuary is handling arrangements. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Leland "Jack" Tibbels, 54, died Monday at Jerry L. Pettis Memorial VA Medical Center in Loma Linda. Born in North Platte, Neb., Mr. Tibbels lived in Mira Loma 30 years. He was a maintenance electrician for 30 years.
He served in the U. S. Army. He was a Vietnam War veteran.
Mr. Tibbels is survived by his wife, Linda; a daughter, Jackie Russell of Mira Loma; a son, Troy of Mira Loma; a granddaughter; his parents, Sylvia and Jim Coutts of Washington; a brother, Don of Grand Terrace; and three sisters, Mary Kay of Arizona and Josephine Richards and Verlene McKinley, both of Washington.
Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary in Riverside. Friends may call at the mortuary from 5 until 9 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Riverside National Cemetery. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Otha James Williams, 83, died Sunday of heart disease at his home in Rubidoux. Born in Lexington, Miss., Mr. Williams lived in Rubidoux 25 years. He was a car repairman for 30 years with the Pennsylvania Railroad.
He is survived by a daughter, Sandra Hollinger of Rubidoux; a son, Otha Jr. of Illinois; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Elnettie Suel of Riverside and Cordie of Illinois.
No services are planned. Interment will be private. Sierra Memorial Chapel Mortuary in Riverside is handling arrangements. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Raymond John Wirtjes, 86, died Thursday at his home in Hemet. Born in Buffalo Center, Iowa, Mr. Wirtjes lived in Hemet 13 years. He was an electrician and did electric motor repair for 35 years.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Winnie; two sons, Ronald of Moreno Valley and Kenneth of Covina; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Viola and Alice Pfingston, both of Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McWane Family Funeral Home in Hemet. Friends may call from 3 until 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be at 1 p.m. in Riverside National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions: Hemet Hospice. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Marie Young, 92, died Wednesday of breast cancer at her Hemet home. Born in Denver, Mrs. Young lived in Hemet 33 years. She was a hat designer at Bullock's in Los Angeles for 30 years.
She is survived by a grandson, Alex Dunn, and a granddaughter, Sarah Dunn, both of Santa Cruz.
No services are planned. Inurnment will be private. Harford Funeral Home in Hemet is handling arrangements. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

John C. Zamora, 86, died Wednesday at Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center. Mr. Zamora was a lifelong resident of Riverside. He was a truck driver for 25 years before he retired in 1970.
He was a parishioner of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Riverside. He was a member of Sociedad Progresita Mexicana in Riverside.
Mr. Zamora is survived by his wife, Laura; a daughter, Christie Infante of Riverside; two sons, Gilbert of Tulare and Gerald of Riverside; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Luis of Riverside.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary in Riverside. Burial will be in Olivewood Memorial Park in Riverside.
Memorial contributions: St. Anthony's Catholic Church. [Press-Enterprise June 1, 2002]

Sylvia "Cookie" Jean Agcaoili, 64, died Sunday at Redlands Community Hospital. Born in Redlands, Mrs. Agcaoili lived in Fontana 60 years before she moved to Yucaipa three years ago. She was a homemaker.
She attended Fontana High School.
Mrs. Agcaoili is survived by a son, Steven of Redlands; two grandchildren; her mother, Rupie Aguilar of Redlands; two brothers, Henry Aguilar of Fontana and Jess Hernandez of Indiana; and three sisters, Mercy Santos of Fontana, Stella Coyazo of Redlands and Sadie Manzano of Highland.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Redlands. Interment will be in Hillside Memorial Park in Redlands. Final Tribute Funeral Services in San Bernardino is handling arrangements.   [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Mary Helen Arnold, 76, died Sunday at Hemet Valley Medical Center. Born in Wilksburg, S.C., Mrs. Arnold lived in San Jacinto three years. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Arnold was a member of the Southern Baptist Church.
She is survived by four sons, Joseph of San Jacinto, Randy of Murrieta, Eli of Mission Viejo and Jeremy of La Jolla; three daughters, Mary Morris of Fallbrook, Mollie Lundy of Oceanside and Carolyn Kennedy of Tennessee; 17 grandchildren; a brother, Pete Williams of North Carolina; and a sister, Ann Rehmann of North Carolina.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Sept. 12 at Riverside National Cemetery. Miller-Jones Mortuary in San Jacinto is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Virginia Lillian Bernal, 64, died Saturday at St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino. Mrs. Bernal was a lifelong resident of San Jacinto. She worked for the Deutsch Corp. in Hemet for 10 years, most recently as a supervisor.
Mrs. Bernal was a parishioner of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in San Jacinto.
She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Willie; two daughters, Dolly Newcomb and Rosemary Harris, both of Hemet; four sons, David Rodriguez, Rudy Castro and Willie Jr., all of San Jacinto, and John Rodriguez of Hemet; nine grandchildren; a great-grandchild; her stepmother, Alex Amaya of Riverside; two sisters, Cathy Mattarano of Hemet and Annie Amaya of Riverside; and five brothers, Randy Amaya of Mission Viejo, Ralph Yrigoyen of Moreno Valley, Frank Bracamonte of New Mexico, and Tony Bracamonte and Mick Amaya, both of Riverside.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Friends may call from 5 until 8 p.m. today at Harford Funeral Home in Hemet. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Burial will be in San Jacinto Valley Cemetery.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
William Henry Burrow, 85, died Saturday of a heart attack at his Riverside home. Born in Las Animas, Colo., Mr. Burrow lived in Riverside eight years. He was a pastor with Southern Baptist churches for 50 years until he retired in 1979.
He received a bachelor's degree from Louisiana Baptist College in 1954 and a master's from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1958.
Mr. Burrow served in the U.S. Army in 1945.
He was a member of Magnolia Avenue Baptist Church.
Mr. Burrow is survived by his wife, Iona; two sons, Larry of Riverside and Olan of Kenya; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be private. Burial will be in the city of Lubbock Cemetery in Texas. Sierra Memorial Chapel Mortuary in Riverside is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Beth T. "Jean" Calkins, 77, died Aug. 23 at her San Jacinto home. Born in Aurora, Neb., Mrs. Calkins lived in San Jacinto nine years. She worked in the banking industry for 37 years, most recently as branch manager of the Peoples Credit Union in Vancouver, Wash.
Mrs. Calkins was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, the American Legion and the Eagles Auxiliary.
She is survived by a son, Jeff Mayer of Washington; two daughters, Julie Pellymounter of Washington and Paula Skinner of San Jacinto; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Shirley Sorenson of Arizona.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at VFW Post 2266 in San Jacinto. Interment will be in Riverside National Cemetery. Miller-Jones Mortuary in San Jacinto is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Ronnie Lee Couthren, 50, died Monday at his home in Romoland. Born in England, Ark., Mr. Couthren lived in Romoland 10 years. He was a painter.
He was a member of Lamb's Fellowship Church in Temecula.
Mr. Couthren is survived by a son, Shawn of Sun City; a daughter, Jennifer Pynn of Murrieta; two grandchildren; a brother, Ed of Arizona; three sisters, Betty, Linda Hurst and Nancy Walker, all of Blythe; and his friend, Linda Arnold of Romoland.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Miller-Jones Mortuary in Sun City. Burial will be in Menifee Valley Memorial Park in Sun City.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Pansy Lucile DeHart, 94, died Sunday at The Village HealthCare Center in Hemet. Born in Dugger, Ind., Mrs. DeHart lived in Hemet 30 years. She was an office assistant at S&H Green Stamps for 20 years.
Mrs. DeHart was a member of the Hemet Womens Club and the Sarah Circle at Hemet United Methodist Church. She was a longtime Hemet Hospital Auxiliary volunteer.
She is survived by two sons, Jerry of Hemet and Duane of Palm Springs; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at McWane Family Funeral Home in Hemet. Friends may call at the mortuary from 1 p.m. until the service time. Burial will be in San Jacinto Valley Cemetery. Memorial contributions: Hemet United Methodist Church.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Rose Marie Ferrone, 82, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mrs. Ferrone lived in Riverside 15 years. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Ferrone is survived by her husband, Dominick; a daughter, Carol Brown of Nevada; two sons, Robert of Riverside and Duane of Bakersfield; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a brother, Frank Quagliara of New Jersey.
Services will be private. Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary in Riverside is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Adele Florence Frisone, 89, died Saturday at Knott Avenue Care Center in Buena Park. Born in Bellevue, Ohio, she lived in San Bernardino 50 years. She was a nurse for Community Hospital of San Bernardino for 40 years.
Mrs. Frisone is survived by a son, John of Santa Monica; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Mt. View Mortuary in San Bernardino. Friends may call at the mortuary from 10 a.m. until the service time. The rosary will be recited at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Mt. View Cemetery in San Bernardino.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
J.D. Gentry, 83, died Tuesday at St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino. Born in El Dorado, Ark., Mr. Gentry lived in Highland 29 years. He was a member of Operating Engineers Local 12 for 17 years.
He is survived by a sister, Cloteel Averett of Alabama; and a brother, Woodrow of Sacramento.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Bobbitt Memorial Chapel in San Bernardino. Friends may call at the mortuary from 4 until 7 p.m. today. Interment will be in Montecito Memorial Park in Colton.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Elsa W. Geyer, 81, died Aug. 24 of emphysema at her home in Mira Loma. Born in Oak Park, Ill., Mrs. Geyer lived in Mira Loma 25 years. She worked for Ford Motor Co. before she retired. Previously she worked at a brokerage firm and was a secretary for a binding company.
She was active with Country Village ladies golf.
Mrs. Geyer is survived by her husband of 63 years, William; two sons, William of Ventura and Paul of Mira Loma; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Country Village clubhouse in Mira Loma. Rubidoux-Jurupa Valley Mortuary is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Wilma J. Glover, 83, died Aug. 26 at Hemet Valley Health Care. Born in Ponder, Texas, Mrs. Glover lived in San Jacinto 57 years. She was a bookkeeper at Pierce Plumbing for 40 years.
Mrs. Glover was a member of the San Jacinto Community Builders and the San Jacinto United Methodist Church. She was a longtime volunteer in the Ramona Pageant.
She is survived by two sons, Courtney of Costa Mesa and Doug of Lake Forest; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at McWane Family Funeral Home in Hemet. Inurnment will be private.
Memorial contributions: Hemet Hospice Inc.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
William Lewis Greer, 82, died Saturday at home in Nuevo. Born in Gladwin, Mich., Mr. Greer lived in Nuevo three years. Previously he lived in Sun City 15 years. He was a professor of sociology at Florida Southern College, Westminster College and the University of Wisconsin.
He was also an ordained Methodist minister at churches in Michigan and Florida.
Mr. Greer earned his bachelor's degree at Venard College and his master's degree at Stetson University in Florida. He earned his doctorate in sociology at Colorado State University.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores; two sons, James of Ontario and Lowell of Ohio; two stepsons, Larry McDonald of Blythe and Murray McDonald of Fullerton; a stepdaughter, Carol Dobler of Arizona; four grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; and two brothers, Amos and Melvin, both of Michigan.
Cryptside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Covina. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Forest Lawn Covina Mortuary.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Donald Jared Hundley, 59, died Friday at Corona Regional Medical Center in Corona. Born in Phoenix, Mr. Hundley lived in Corona 29 years. He was a senior field underwriter for Allstate Insurance in Brea for 28 years.
Mr. Hundley served in the U.S. Army Reserves for 13 years and attained the rank of captain. He was also a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Taber Road in Corona.
He is survived by his wife, Bernadette; three daughters, Holly of Corona, Heidi McMullin of Ontario and Heather Mower of Valencia; a son, Robert of Corona; three grandchildren; his parents, Joseph and Ruby of Arizona; two brothers, Kenneth of Arizona and David of Pasadena; and a sister, Roberta Dolph of Coronado.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Corona. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. today at Thomas Miller Mortuary in Corona and from 9:30 a.m. until the service time at the church. Interment will be private.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Louise C. Kalte, 76, died Saturday at her Banning home. Born in Philadelphia, Mrs. Kalte lived in Banning 13 years. Previously she lived in Riverside 29 years. She worked for Riverside County as an administrator for more than 20 years, including in the assessor's office and with the Department of Public Social Services.
Mrs. Kalte is survived by a daughter, Nancie Allen of Washington; two sons, Craig of Switzerland and Glenn of Alabama; two grandchildren; and a sister, Frances Slater of Pennsylvania.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church of Banning. Interment will be private. Weaver Mortuary in Beaumont is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Irene Catherine Klein, 76, died Sunday at her home in Temecula. A native of Wilmington, Ill., Mrs. Klein lived in Temecula 22 years. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Klein is survived by her husband, Dean; two sons, Timothy of Orange and Michael of Norco; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marian Dunahee of Idaho.
No public services are planned. Stout Family Funeral Home in Temecula is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Gloria Lenore Moser, 83, died at Hemet Valley Health Care of complications from a stroke Aug. 26. Born in Wichita, Kan., Mrs. Moser lived in Hemet 19 years. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Moser was past president of the Ramona Shrinettes. She was a member of the Tahquitz-Victoria Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Cruising A's classic car club in Hemet.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Ralph; a son, Rick of Lake Forest; a daughter, Sharon Erbe of Santa Ana; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
No services are planned. Inurnment will be in Riverside National Cemetery. Miller-Jones Mortuary in Hemet is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Alvera M. Oyhenart, 71, died Friday at Harvest Moon Board and Care in Murrieta. A native of Artesia, Mrs. Oyhenart lived in Menifee six years. She was a caregiver for four years.
Mrs. Oyhenart was a member of the Menifee Valley Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by a son, Joe of Sun City; two daughters, Yvette Lee of Sun City and Charline of Menifee; and four grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Miller-Jones Mortuary in Sun City. Burial will be in Menifee Valley Memorial Park.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Josephine Moscato Piazza, 96, died of kidney failure Saturday at her Cherry Valley home. Born in Cianciana, Sicily, Italy, Mrs. Piazza lived in Cherry Valley 51 years. She was active in family businesses in Cherry Valley for many years, including a hardware and lumber store and Mimi's Cherry Valley Inn restaurant.
When she and her husband, Domenico, moved from Yorkville, Ohio, to Cherry Valley, they opened the hardware store on Beaumont Avenue. In the 1970s, her daughter and son-in-law, Giovanna and Bernie De La Paz, took it over.
Her son, Domenick Jr. of Cherry Valley, opened the restaurant in 1976 and sold it 13 years later. Mrs. Piazza provided most of the recipes, made the cannelloni and baked the desserts, according to her family.
In her youth in Ohio, she had a knack for learning foreign languages and helped interpret for other coal mining families in business, government and court matters, said her sister, Frances Roshak of Cherry Valley.
Mrs. Piazza belonged to the Cherry Valley Grange, Royal Neighbors of America and the Italian Catholic Federation Branch 21 in Redlands. She was a Pink Lady at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital.
In addition to her two daughters and son, she is survived by two other daughters, Angela Turley of Illinois and Mary Jane Deibert of Oceanside; 20 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Carmela DeFilippo of Ohio.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at San Gorgonio Catholic Church. Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. today at Weaver Mortuary in Beaumont. The rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Mt. View Cemetery in Beaumont.  Memorial contributions: Carol's Kitchen at San Gorgonio Catholic Church or HELP Inc. in Beaumont.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Margaret R. Ramsay, 89, died Friday at Beverly Health Care in Murrieta. A native of Riverside, Mrs. Ramsay lived in Temecula 25 years. She was a U.S. Postal Service clerk.
Mrs. Ramsay is survived by a son, James of Temecula; three grandchildren; and five great-granchildren.
No public services are planned. Stout Family Funeral Home in Temecula is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Alvin Lynn Reynolds, 63, died Sunday at his Wildomar home. Born in Yuma, Ariz., Mr. Reynolds lived in Wildomar 43 years. He was a real estate agent for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife, Stephanie; three sons, Christopher Kohl of Riverside, Douglas Kohl of Nevada and Michael of Los Angeles; a daughter, Catharine Winter of Arizona; six grandchildren; his mother, Gladys of Winterhaven; and a brother, Joseph of Arizona.
Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Friday at Miller-Jones Mortuary in Sun City. Inurnment will be private.
Memorial contributions: American Cancer Society.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Gail D. Roberts Sr., 82, died Aug. 26 of cancer at his Riverside home. Born in Glouster, Ohio, Mr. Roberts lived in Riverside 39 years. He was owner and broker at Ridgeway Co. Realtors in Riverside. He was a member of the Inland Empire Association of Realtors.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1940 until 1971 when he retired as a colonel. He was a member of Order of the Daedalians.
Mr. Roberts received a bachelor's degree in engineering from New York University and he attended Air War College in Montgomery, Ala.
Mr. Roberts is survived by his wife, Betty; two daughters, Jesi Wahl and Tamsen Castaneda, both of Riverside; a son, Gail Jr. of Riverside; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a sister, Kathleen Brumage of Ohio.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary in Riverside. Interment will be private.  Memorial contributions: American Cancer Society.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Ronald Gary Shatraw, 47, died Monday at Hemet Valley Medical Center of a heart attack. Born in Newfoundland, Canada, Mr. Shatraw lived in Hemet nine months. He was a bill collector for Health Advisors.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1972 until 1975.
He is survived by a son, Greg of Hemet; a stepson, Devon Podezwa of Monterey; and his partner, Victor Reyes of Hemet.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at San Jacinto Valley Mortuary in San Jacinto. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. at Riverside National Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary from 2 until 6 p.m. today.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Mary Williams, 79, died Saturday at her Perris home. Born in Bryan, Texas, Mrs. Williams lived in Perris 48 years. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Curtis; three sons, Bobby of Vista, Harold of Crestline and Raymond of Hemet; eight daughters, Darlene Anderson of Oceanside, Rosemary Ashby of Anaheim, Barbara Ashe of Hawaiian Gardens, Ann James of Corona, Esther Ledbetter and Diane, both of Crestline, and Demetrius and Renee, both of Hemet; 21 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Frank Thornton of Los Angeles, Fred Thornton of Texas and George Thornton of Compton; and three sisters, Magalene Webb and Ruby Jefferson, both of Texas, and Martha Boozer of Inglewood.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Perris Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Friday at Miller-Jones Mortuary in Perris. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Perris. Miller-Jones Mortuary in Sun City is handling arrangements.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]
 
Maria Cruz Zambrano, 88, died Aug. 22 at Alta Vista Healthcare in Riverside. Born in Durango, Mexico, Mrs. Zambrano lived in Mira Loma four years. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Zambrano is survived by two daughters, Lupe of Riverside and Mary of Salinas; two sons, Frank Jr. of Arizona and Ed of Mira Loma; 14 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were Aug. 23 at Akes Family Funeral Home in Riverside. Interment was private.  [Press-Enterprise Sept. 5, 2002]


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