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Strachia Reed
Services for Strachia Mae Reed, 60, of Lompoc are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000, at the chapel of Starbuck-Lind Mortuary with Rev. Jerry Howard and Rev. Thomas Gamblin officiating. Private inurnment will be at Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery at a later date.
Mrs. Reed was born Sept. 7, 1939, in Modesto to Wesley and Anna Kidd Bair. A woman of many talents, she came to Lompoc in 1955 and worked in housekeeping and home improvements before establishing herself as a self-employed painting contractor for the past 17 years. Her love of life and family provided many opportunities to include them in scrabble, dominos and cards. She also shared her talents in the form of numerous crafts andespecially enjoyed crocheting and knitting. She attended Riverview Church of God.
She died Thursday, July 27, 2000, at Lompoc District Hospital following a sudden illness.
Survivors include her life companion, Lawrence Ray Randolph of Lompoc; daughters, Lucretia Mae Recibe of Okinawa, Japan; Anna Denise Greiman of Spirit Lake, Iowa; Sonia Marie Gamblin and Tonia Lynn Lawson, both of Lompoc; sons, Rodney Eugene Reed of Arkansas; David Wayne and Marcus Aaron Clifton Randolph, both of Lompoc; sister, Carolyn Joyce Posthumus of Canyon Country; brothers, Gordon Dale Bair of Lompoc and Stewart Wayne Bair of Wenatchee, Wash.; 26 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren.
Visitations are from 2-8 p.m. Monday at the mortuary. 
Contributions may be made to theRiverview Christian School, 1000 North Seventh St., Lompoc 93436.

Jeffery Kolakowski
At the request of the family, there will be not services for Jeffery Allan Kolakowski, 36, of North Carolina and formerly of Lompoc.
Mr. Kolakowski died Friday, July 14, 2000, in Monroe, N.C.
He is survived by his wife, Shelly; daughters, Lesa and Katie Kolakowski; father, Gene Kolakowski of Placerville; sisters, Gina Kolakowski of Ventura, Lesa Larson of Lompoc and Paula Renner of Arroyo Grande.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Kolakowski's honor to the American Cancer Society.

Bernice Meese
Graveside services for Bernice L. Meese, 76, of Solvang will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Ballard.
Mrs. Meese was born May 26, 1924, in Wilkensburg, Pa., and lived in Solvang since 1982. She married her late husband, Wilbur (Webb) Meese in Solvang in August 1950. She was a retired bookkeeper, retiring from Lyon Van and Storage after 40 years. A loving mother, grandmother and aunt, she was a volunteer with the American Cancer Society and loved deep sea fishing and bowling.
She died Saturday, July 29, 2000, at Mission Terrace Convalescent Hospital.
Mrs. Meese is survived by her son, Jed Meese of Ashland, Ore.; a grandson; great-granddaughter; niece and nephews.

Margaret Schneider 
Graveside services for Mragaret S. Schneider, 76, of Solvang, was at 11 a.m. this morning at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Tim Pettey of Crosspoint Community Church, Santa Maria, officiating.
Mrs. Schneider was born Nov, 21, 1923, in Johnstown, Pa. She married her childhood sweetheart, Robert Schneider, on June 5, 1943. Together they owned and operated the Wayfarer Motel in Schroon Lake, N.Y., until moving to Solving in 1979. They managed the Solvang Gaard Lodge until July, 1999, when she retired. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and a true loving, caring friend to all she met.
Survivors include a son, Barry Schneider of Santa Maria; daughter, Marjorie Larsen of Solvang; sister, Vivian Ingrassia of Charlotte, N.C.; two grandsons and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1985 and a sister, Shirley Waples, in 1998.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Marian Hospital Homecare and Hospice, 1300 East Cypress St., Santa Maria 93454.

Bernard Howard
Funeral service are pending for Bernard Howard, 81, of Lompoc who died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2000, at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, Calif. Starbuck-Lind Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Henry Skytt
Graveside services for Henry E. Skytt, 54, of Solvang, will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Solvang Cemetery with Rev. Jarmo Tarkki of Bethania Lutheran Church officiating.
Mr. Skytt died Friday, Aug. 31, 2001, at the Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital.
Mr. Skytt was born Nov. 26, 1946, in Lompoc and had lived in Santa Barbara County all his life. He attended Santa Ynez Valley schools and Allan Hancock College. He was also a Vietnam-era U.S. Army veteran. He was a founding member of the Solvang Danish Days Foundation and was a member of Solvang Lutheran Home board, the Elverhoy Museum board, the Farm Bureau, and the Santa Barbara County Cattleman's Association. He was also a project leader with the Solvang 4-H for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Rose Skytt, of Solvang; daughters, Jennifer Marie and Kimberly Anne Skytt, both of Solvang; mother, Joan Skytt, of Solvang; uncle, Hans Skytt, of Solvang and aunt, Clara Pohls, of Solvang. He was preceded in death by his father, Evald, in 1996.
Contributions may be made to the Solvang Lutheran Home, 636 Atterdag Rd. or Bethania Lutheran Church, 603 Atterdag Rd., Solvang, CA 93436.
Arrangements are under the direction of Loper Funeral Chapel.

Harriet Good
Services for Mrs. Harriet M. Good, 83, of St. Cloud, Fla., will be conducted Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the chapel of the Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Graves of the St. Cloud Presbyterian Church officiating.
Mrs. Good died Monday, Sept. 3, 2001, at St. Cloud Hospital. 
Born in Toledo, Ohio, she moved to the Central Florida area in 1996 from California. 
Survivors include daughters, Jean Marie Loftis and Bonnie George, both of St. Cloud; son, Donald Good, of Lompoc; 10 grandchildren, and 18 great grandchildren.
Arrangements provided by the Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home and Crematory, St. Cloud, Fla.

Addison Flack
Services for Addison L. Flack, 72, of Moorpark, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Reardon Mortuary in Simi Valley.
He died Monday, Sept. 3, 2001, in Thousand Oaks.
Mr. Flack was born Feb. 16, 1929 in Oswego, N.Y.
He lived in Moorpark for 20 years and was retired from Pacific Bell Telephone Co. He was an active member of the Elks for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Hudson Flack; sons Daniel A. and David E., both of Lompoc; daughters Dianne McGowan, of Breckenridge, Colo., and Deborah M. Scott, of Sedona, Ariz.; brother, James Flack, of Nevada; and two grandchildren.

Francis Harter
As an addendum to the obituary that ran Tuesday, the services for Francis Harter, 60, of Lompoc, at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery will be private family services.

Claud Harris
Private family services will be held for Claud H. Harris, 75, of Lompoc. Burial will be at Santa Maria Cemetery. 
Mr. Harris was born Dec. 11, 1924, in Washington Park, Ill., to Isaiah and Lucy Perigen Harris. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power for 12 years. He later owned and operated Woodfords General Store in Woodfords for four years before moving to Nipomo in 1973. He moved to Lompoc in 1976. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed reading the Bible. 
He died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2000, at Marian Medical Center in Santa Maria. 
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Ruby Harris of Lompoc; daughters, Claudette Meade of Tacoma, Wash., and Kay Scott of Lompoc; son, Robert Harris of Reno, Nev.; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous aunts and uncles. 
Arrangements are directed by Starbuck-Lind Mortuary. 

Grace Carbin 
Services are pending at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary for Grace Carbin, 79, of Lompoc who died today, Feb. 29, 2000, at her home. 

Woodrow "Woody' Dorward 
Services for Woodrow "Woody" Dorward, 87, of Santa Ynez will be at noon Friday,. March 3, 2000, in the Ballard Country Church with the Rev. Charles Stacy of St. Mark's Episcopal Church officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. 
Mr. Dorward was born Nov. 10, 1912, in Winner, S.D., and had lived in Santa Barbara County since 1979. A dog handler, he was a former member of the Elks Lodge and the Alisal Ranch. He had also served on the Board of Directors at Santa Ynez Valley Hospital and wrote "The Hospital Scene," a column for the Santa Ynez Valley News. He was also the coordinator of the Equestrian Colossus event in 1982 and 1983. 
Mr. Dorward died Friday, Feb. 25, 2000, at his home. 
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Dorward of Santa Ynez; a son, Tom Dorward of Los Angeles; daughters, Pamela Lowe of Santa Ynez, Rosemary Wolf of Solvang, Susan Lewandowski of Rockford, Ill., and Jan Hauk of Buckeye, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Loper Funeral Chapel.

Delfino Ornelaz
Services for Delfino Ornelaz, 78, of Portland, Ore., and formerly of Lompoc, were held Saturday, March 3, 2001, in Portland, Ore.
Mr. Ornelaz moved from Jalisco, Mexico, at the age of four, to Surf where his father worked for Southern Pacific Railroad. He attended Lynden School, which was located where the entrance to South Vandenberg is now. He attended Lompoc High School. He served in the military during World War II. Following his military service, he lived in Santa Barbara where he participated in the construction of the Bradbury Dam. In 1956, he moved to Portland, Ore., where he was self-employed until his retirement last year. He enjoyed coming to Lompoc to visit family, friends and his class reunions. 
Mr. Ornelaz died Feb. 26, 2001, in Portland.
He is survived by his companion, Lee Howell; his daughters, Marie Ornelas, stepdaughter, Joan Daniels; a granddaughter; sisters, Anna Vega, of Lompoc and Camerina Perez, of San Diego; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cornelio and Severa Ornelaz; brother, Socorro Ornelaz, and sister, Maria Solas.

Carlton Livingston Jr.
Private funeral services will be held for Carlton Stanley Livingston Jr., 63, of San Marcos and formerly of Lompoc. Inurnment will be in the San Marcos Cemetery in San Marcos.
Mr. Livingston was born Aug. 26, 1937, in San Diego. He retired from United Airlines as an account executive after 30 years. He was the owner/operator of two McDonald's in Lompoc and Santa Ynez for 18 years. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserve from 1954 to 1962 and was a member of the Vikings charitable organization in Santa Ynez Valley. 
Mr. Livingston died March 1, 2001, in San Marcos.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lana Livingston, of San Marcos; his mother, Lillian R. Livingston ,of El Cajon; sons, Carlton Stanley Livingston III, of Oakland, and Gary S. Livingston, of Reno, Nev.; a daughter, Catherine Bennet, of Escondido; one granddaughter; two nieces and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Carlton Stanley Livingston Sr., in 1981 and a brother, James R. Livingston, in 2000.
In lieu of flowers it is requested that memorial contributions be made in his name to the American Diabetes Association, 225 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 or Ronald McDonald House, 3101 Berger Ave., San Diego, CA 92123.
Arrangements are under the direction of Allen Brothers Mortuary in San Marcos.

Wally Murayama
Services for Wally E. Murayama, 77, of Lompoc, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2001, at Lompoc Cemetery under the auspices of La Purisima Catholic Church.
Mrs. Murayama was born May 21, 1923, in Fulda, West Germany, to Alfons and Regina Heil Schreiber. A homemaker, she had been a Lompoc resident for 50 years and enjoyed sharing coffee and conversation with her German friends.
She died Saturday, March 3, 2001, at Lompoc Hospital.
Her only area survivors are her daughter-in-law, Cindy Murayama and granddaughter, Morgan, both of Pismo Beach. She is also survived by her brothers, Reinhold and Rudolf Schmitz, both of Fulda, Germany, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, in 1992 and a son, Michael, in 1998.
Contributions may be made to a charity of choice.
Services are directed by Starbuck-Lind Mortuary.

Jack Dolmage
Vigil services for Jack J. Dolmage, 77, of Lompoc, will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2001, at the chapel of Starbuck-Lind Mortuary. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Msgr. John Fitzgerald officiating. Burial will follow at the Lompoc Cemetery.
Mr. Dolmage was born Jan. 6, 1924, in Los Angeles to Collis and Nellie Noleman Dolmage. Before moving to Lompoc in 1977, he had lived in Playa Del Rey and was a self-employed general contractor in construction for more than 50 years. He was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church and belonged to the American Legion Post 125. He was a family-oriented man who enjoyed playing cards and visiting with friends.
He died Monday, March 5, 2001, at the Beverly Manor in Redlands.
Survivors include his seven children, Mary Dolmage, of Monterey Park; Sue Burdess, of Lompoc; John Dolmage, of Redlands; Carol Landelaria, of Mesa, Ariz.; Nancy Renner, Cathy Kelley and Rita Dennis, all of Lompoc; 13 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Ruth Ann Dolmage.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary.
Arrangements are under the direction of Starbuck-Lind Mortuary.

Robert Halstead
A family memorial service will be held at a later date in March for Robert W. Halstead, 78, of Lompoc.
Mr. Halstead was born Nov. 22, 1923, in Vinton, Iowa, to George and Louise Edwards Halstead. He graduated from Lincoln High School in Vinton, Iowa, in 1942 and served in the U.S. Army from 1943-45 and the Air Force from 1947-49. 
After his discharge, he worked as an airplane mechanic and electrician in Tucson, Ariz., and Palmdale, Calif. In 1964, he moved to Lompoc and worked as an electrician for the Lompoc Unified School District for nearly 30 years until his retirement. He was a member of American Legion Post 211, Lompoc Elks Lodge 2274 and the Lompoc Grange. He loved to help coach his children and grandchildren in various sports programs.
He died Friday, March 2, 2001, at his home.
Survivors include his daughters, Rita Bonson, of Pomona, Roberta Thomas, of Morgan Hill; son, Frank Halstead, of Madras, Ore.; step-children, Bonnie Hurlbut Fairbanks, Charles Henry Hurlbut, William Hurlbut, and Daniel Hurlbut, a sister, Virginia Hovermore, of West Plains, Mo.; a brother, Ray Halstead, of Arkansas; six grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Marjorie Jane Halstead, who died on Jan. 5, his parents, and two brothers, George and Glenn Halstead. 
Contributions may be made to the John Tracy Clinic for the deaf, 806 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007 or the American Cancer Society, 604 East Ocean Ave., Lompoc 93436. 
Cremation arrangements are directed by Starbuck-Lind Mortuary.

Robert Andrade
Arrangements are pending at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary for Robert Andrade, 63, of Lompoc, who died Saturday, March 3, 2001, at his home. 

Pete Harrington
Graveside services for P.S. "Pete"Harrington, 85, of Vandenberg Village, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2001, at Los Gatos Cemetery in San Jose, with Rev. Jeff Landis of CovenantPresbyterian Church officiating. Military honors will be rendered by the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. Harrington was born Dec. 20, 1915, in Cambridge Center, N.Y., to Irving and Ida Clement Herrington. He served with the U.S. Air Force for over 23 years retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 1963. Following his military retirement, he was employed as a contract administrator for Lockheed Aerospace, retiring in 1979. He came to Lompoc in 1988 from Bend, Ore., and was a former member of the Village Country Club. An avid golfer and fisherman, he also had a special interest in woodworking. He was a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in San Jose and the Retired Air Force Officers Association.
He died Wednesday, June 13, 2001, at Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Jacquie Harrington, of Vandenberg Village; daughters, Karen Gentrup, of San Jose and Patricia Harrington-Albright, of Portland, Ore.; son, Peter S.Harrington, of Monterey; four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Earl J. Harrington.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from to 3 p.m. at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary.

Francis Smith
Services are pending at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary for Francis P. Smith, 89, of Orcutt, who died Thursday, June 14, 2001, at his home.

Elizabeth Manning
A memorial mass for Elizabeth C. Manning, 91, of Vandenberg Village, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Msgr. John Fitzgerald officiating. Inurnment follows at Lompoc Cemetery.
Mrs. Manning was born May 26, 1910, in New York City to Henry and Eva Hertzig Kroener. She came to Lompoc in 1968 from Hohokus, N.J., and had worked at Moore's Department Store from 1975 until it closed. She was an active member of the craft group at Queen of Angels Church and was a volunteer at Lompoc Hospital, Convalescent Care Center and the American Red Cross. She also enjoyed gardening, baking and sewing.
She died Friday, Sept. 21, 2001, at the Convalescent Care Center.
Survivors include her daughter, Lorraine Haines, of San Gabriel; sons, Kimball R. Manning, of Burlington, Vt., and Jeffrey Manning, of Alamo; sister, Marie Maier, of Hope, N.J.; three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Manning, and a brother, Harry Kroener.
Contributions may be made to Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 3495 Rucker Road, Lompoc 93436.

Ide Mae Fisher
Services for Ide Mae Fisher, 82, of Lompoc, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Lompoc Cemetery under the auspices of Lompoc Rebekah Lodge 139.
A native of Lompoc, Mrs. Fisher was born Oct. 27, 1918, to Floyd and Bessie McLaughlin Brooks. She worked as a registered nurse and was a 50-year member of the Lompoc Rebekah Lodge.
She died Aug. 17, 2001, in Lacy, Wash., where she had made her home.
Survivors include her sons, Gary Lockhart Fisher, of San Ramon, and Larry Brooks Fisher, of Olympia, Wash.; sister, Irene Nunez, of Idaho Falls, Idaho; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Lompoc Rebekah Lodge 139, P.O. Box 324, Lompoc 93438.
Services are directed by Starbuck-Lind Mortuary.

Richard O'Brien
At his request, private family services will be held for Richard E. O'Brien, 81, of Vandenberg Village. Inurnment will be at Lompoc Cemetery.
Mr. O'Brien was born June 19, 1920, in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine , to Harold and Mabel King O'Brien. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. A plumber for 32 years, he came to Lompoc from Bangor, Maine, and retired from Vandenberg Air Force Base in 1967. He enjoyed woodworking, traveling, and golf. 
He died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2001 at Lompoc Hospital.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Ruth, of Vandenberg Village; sons, Richard, of Spokane, Wash., Timothy, of Annapolis, Md., Matthew, of San Antonio, Texas, and Jonathan, of Ventura; and eight grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 6300 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90048 or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 636, Santa Barbara, CA 93102. 
Cremation arrangements are by Starbuck-Lind Mortuary.

Michael Ortiz
Memorial services for Michael R. Ortiz, 64, of Lompoc, are at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001, at the chapel of Starbuck-Lind Mortuary under the auspices of La Purisima Catholic Church. Inurnment follows at Lompoc Cemetery.
Mr. Ortiz was born Dec. 6, 1936, in Greeley, Colo., to Manuel and Patrice Quasada Ortiz. He came to Lompoc in 1958 from Cheyenne, Wyo., and had been employed as a custodian with the Lompoc Unified School District. He had also served in the U.S. Navy. He was a former member of Lompoc Moose Lodge 1036 and had been active in youth sports programs in his earlier years coaching softball, girl's fast pitch, Little League and football. He also enjoyed shooting pool.
He died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001, at Marian Medical Center, Santa Maria.
Survivors include his wife, Cathy; daughters, Cathie Ortiz, Chana Ortiz and Brandy Ortiz, all of Lompoc; son, Michael J. Ortiz, of Lompoc; sister, Anita Daniels, of San Diego; George Ortiz of Cheyenne, Wyo., and 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Timothy.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 6300 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Olivia Cotsenmoyer
Services for Olivia R. Cotsenmoyer, 76, of Lompoc, will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2001, at Bethany Lutheran Church with Rev. Jim Makereth officiating. Burial follows at Lompoc Cemetery.
Mrs. Cotsenmoyer was born April 14, 1925, in Monango, N.D., to Christian and Karolina Kaul Klipfel. She came to Lompoc in 1952 from North Dakota and moved to Arroyo Grande two years later. She returned to Lompoc in 1969 and was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church where she had taught Sunday School. She was a member of the Lompoc Hospital Auxiliary, the first woman president of the Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce and had served twice as the president of the Lompoc Valley Women in Chambers of Commerce. She was also a founding partner in the original Hallmark store in Lompoc.
She died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001, at Lompoc Hospital.
Survivors include her husband of 32 years, George Cotsenmoyer; daughter, Julie Jacobs, of Porterville; sons, Robert Jacobs, of New York City, and David Jacobs, of Lompoc; step-daughter, Judy Danley, of Woodland Park, Colo.; step-son, John Cotsenmoyer, of Paso Robles; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitations are Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary. 
Contributions may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, 135 South E St., Lompoc 93436. 

Ramon Barajas
Arrangements are pending at Starbuck-Lind Mortuary for Ramon L. Barajas, 55, of Lompoc, who died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001, at Lompoc Hospital following a sudden illness.

Margaret Huyck
Services for Margaret Huyck, 84, of Lompoc, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2001, at the chapel of Starbuck-Lind Mortuary with Deacon Charlie Hays of La Purisima Catholic Church officiating. Burial will follow at Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery. 
Mrs. Huyck was born Jan. 30, 1917, in Santa Ynez to Manuel and Rose Silva Dutra. She married Earl Huyck in May 1941 in Las Vegas, Nev., and lived in Southern California for a short time before moving to Lompoc. They lived in Santa Maria from 1944 until 1946 where they farmed before returning to Lompoc and made their home at Union Sugar and Artesia Avenues for more than 25 years. She was active in the Mother's Club at Artesia School holding offices of president, secretary and treasurer. She helped in a myriad of ways with her five children's school events and was a 4-H leader. She was also a member of a local sewing group for more than 40 years. She enjoyed her family and friends, laughter, baseball games on television and those of her grandchildren; reading, cooking and embroidery. She was employed at Lompoc Hospital as a dietitian for more than 30 years before retiring in 1987. After their children were married and Earl retired, they moved to South J Street to lived in the house where Earl was born. For the past four years she has lived with her daughter, Carolyn and her husband Tim. There she lived out the twilight years of her life surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. 
She died Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2001. at home.
Survivors include her daughters, Sharon Kane, Carolyn Strobel and Beverly Grossi, all of Lompoc, and Marian Huyck Grossi, of Oakhurst, Calif.; son, Larry Huyck Jr., of Lompoc; sister, Hazel Dutra Howerton, of Lompoc; brothers, Laurence Dutra, of Lompoc, and Frank Dutra, of White Rock, B.C., Canada; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Lawrence Huyck in 1986 and six brothers.
Visitations are Sunday from noon until 4 p.m. at the mortuary.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that contributions be made to the Parkinson's Association of Santa Barbara, P.O. Box 6254, Santa Barbara, CA 93160; Hospice Partners of the Central Coast, 277 South Street, Suite R, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-5037; the Lompoc Historical Society, P.O. Box 88, Lompoc 93438 or Lompoc Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 883, Lompoc 93438.


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