Miscellaneous Santa Barbara County, California Obituaries

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HARRISON, Iva Christine
Born in Brooken, Oklahoma on December 25, 1915; died at home in Carpinteria on March 4, 1999. Iva graduated from high school in Clayton, Oklahoma; she also attended business college in Ft Smith, Arkansas and Northeastern State Teachers College in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She married Wesley B Harrison on August 6, 1940 and they moved to Santa Barbara immediately afterward. She has been a member of the First United Methodist Church since 1940; and, she has helped her husband in his work with the Boy Scouts of America and helped her daughter with the International Order of Rainbow Girls and the Women's Day Conferences. She retired from the County of Santa Barbara Tax Collector's Office after seventeen years.
Iva is survived by her husband Wesley, her daughter Sue and son-in-law John A Ziliotto; also by her sister Mable and brother-in-law Fred Garrett, her sister Lois and brother-in-law Paul brown, her brother John and sister-in-law June Hall; her brother Charles and sister-in-law Janie Hall; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her son, John Wesley Predeceased her in 1973.
In lieu of flowers, please remember Hospice of Santa Barbara, 222 E Canon Perdido St , SB, 93101; or a memorial fund in Iva's name at the First United Methodist Church, 305 E Anapamu St , SB 93101.
Welch-Ryce-Haider in charge of arrangements.

ZANIER, Marie Theresa Oberlaender
passed away March 9, 1999.
Marie was employed by the US Navy as Assistant Civilian Personnel Officer, 19 years. One of three civilians decorated by the Navy, 1944, Meritorious Civilian Service Award. Served at Goleta Marine Corps Air Station. She was Chief Clerk in Office of Inspector of Naval Aircraft in Los Angeles Area. Marie and Frank were Pioneer Operators of Fosters Old Fashion Freeze from 1947 to 1975. The owned the franchise for Santa Barbara, had three stores in Santa Barbara and one in Carpinteria. Marie worked side by side with Frank in their Foster Freeze stores. The Zaniers bought and Avocado Orchard in Carpinteria in 1958. Frank passed away in 1994 and Marie has overseen the operation since.
Marie was a graduate of Moline Business College, University of CA, Extension Courses.
Lodge Affiliations; Marguerite Chapter #78, Order of the Eastern Star, Santa Barbara, CA. Member of Trinity Ev Lutheran Church, Santa Barbara and very active in many Eastern Star organizations, past Grand Deputy.
Frank Zanier preceded her in death as did her niece Murner Thor and nephew Lester Thor. She is survived by nieces and nephews; Dorothy Van Evera, Davenport, IA, Eleanor Thor, Santa Paula, CA, Elaine C Wilcox, Hemet, CA, many grand and great grand nieces and nephews. Her faithful caregiver Ethel Herradura and her ranch worker and driver Jorge Flores.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday March 13, 1999 at Welch-Ryce-Haider Chapel, 15 E Sola St Visitation will be from 12 to 1 pm at the Funeral Chapel, The Pastor John Wilker will officiate. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trinity Ev Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 909 La Cumbre Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110.

ZIESENHENNE, Margaret B Selover
1907-1999
Margaret passed on Tuesday, March 9, 1999. She was born in Santa Barbara, the 7th of 8 children born to Frank and Addie M Selover.
She attended schools in Santa Barbara, Sacramento and Long Beach. She married Rudolf C Ziesenhenne in 1933 in Santa Barbara. She worked for the Social Security Administration in Santa Barbara from 1938 until she retired in 1968.
Margaret was active in the First Church of Christ, Scientist, the University Religious Center at UCSB and the Christmas International House. She was a past President of the Native Daughters of the Golden West Parlor 304 and a past President of the American Begonia Society.
Margaret is survived by her husband of 65 years, Rudolf. She also leaves two children: son and daughter-in-law Rudolf H and Virginia Ziesenhenne of Los Angeles and son and daughter-in-law Fred and Linda Ziesenhenne of Santa Barbara. Grandchildren are Deena, Carol, Jean and Jenny Ziesenhenne. There are numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, March 13 at 3:00 p m in the Welch-Ryce-Haider Downtown Chapel.

HOGAN, Michael Patrick
passed away Sunday, March 7, 1999, at the age of 41. He was born February 7, 1958, in Florida and spent most of his life in Ohio and California.
He was dearly loved and will live in the hearts of those who knew him. He had a talent for communicating his passion for life; he was generous to his friends and an inspiration to many people struggling in their recovery. His playfulness and kindness touched many hearts. He is survived by his close friend and companion, Marianna, his two children, Michael Patrick Jr and Kristin Lee, and his family and friends in Ohio and California.
He was active in the Carpenters Union, Alcoholics Anonymous and the Santa Barbara Worship Center. He was a master carpenter.
As a retrofit specialist he supervised the reconstruction of the Santa Barbara Mission, and supervised the construction of the Amer residence on Padaro Lane in Carpinteria. Michael was passionate a golfer and loved the beach.
Funeral services are in Ohio. A memorial service will take place Sunday, March 21, 1999, at 9:00 Am at the Santa Barbara Worship Center, Santa Barbara YMCA, at 36 Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New House III, 2434 Bath Street,
Santa Barbara, 93105; or Alcoholics Anonymous, Central Office, 1213 State Street, Suite H, Santa Barbara, 93101.
Almighty God, we entrust all who are dear to us to Your never-failing care and love, for this life and the life to come, knowing that You are doing for them better things than we can desire or pray for; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

REINESTO, Dorothy I.
Dorothy Reinesto, loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend passed away March 9,1999 after a short illness. Dot was born Dec 6,1919 to Tom and Emma McDermott in Odessa, Wash and attended high school in the Seattle area.
In 1943 she traveled to Santa Barbara for vacation where she met and fell in love with Joe Reinesto and they married on July 22,1944. Dot worked as a waitress at the Tee-Off Restaurant for 15 years, retiring in 1972. She was an avid bowler, playing at the Barbara Bowl on State Street then later at the Fiesta Bowl and San Marcos Lanes where she taught bowling.
A simple, hardworking mother and wife, who loved bowling, cards, people and cooking for her family, Dot was an example of what helped make America the land that it is. It is the loving, laughter and wonderful memories that are her legacy and she will be missed by all.
Dot was preceded in death by Joe her husband of 29 years. Survived by daughter Roxanne Dahlen (Roger), grandchildren Shawn (Kristin) and Shannon and great-granddaughter Ashley and many nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank Drs Vikki LaReau and Harvey Shew and the nurses in ICU & 4-Central at Cottage Hosp for their compassion and caring.
Visitation Fri , Mar 12th from 12:00-6:00 PM at Welch-Ryce-Haider, 15 E Sola St Graveside services will be held Sat, Mar 13th at 10:00 AM at Calvary Cemetery, Santa Barbara. Friends may remember Dot through donations to the American Lung Assoc of Santa Barbara, 1510 San Andreas St or charity of their choice.

SCHMEISSER, Curtis William
Born August 26, 1918 in Ft William, Ontario, Canada to Paul O Schmeisser and Dora Bass Schmeisser. The family settled in Santa Barbara in 1923. Curt attended public school here, graduating from Santa Barbara High School in 1937. He studied at Cal Poly until his enlistment in the Army Air Corps in June of 1939. Curt was stationed at Clark Field, in the Philippine Islands when World War II began. He was taken prisoner of war by the Japanese, in May of 1942 and spent the remainder of the war in a Japanese prison camp. Curt married Mary K Poff in 1947 and continued his military career until his retirement, back home to Santa Barbara, in 1963.
Curt passed away peacefully at home, with his loving family by his side, on March 7, 1999.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary K, his daughter Beth Perlin and two grandchildren, Joel and Amanda, to whom he was affectionately known as "Grandad". Also surviving him are his sisters, Catherine Harding, Margery Harkey, Evelyn Eichert and Glee Brun as well as many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Monday, March 15, 1999 at 11:00 AM at Goleta Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, friends may remember Curtis through their donation, in his name, to the American Heart Association, Hospice, or a charity of their choice.
Arrangement by Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels.

YELENSKY, Leon
passed on March 9, 1999. Beloved husband of Anne for 63 years. He leaves four children, Alan, Paul (Nora), Beth, and Lori (Richie Berg), nine grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Leon is remembered by his family and friends for his passionate, caring nature. He was challenged to grow throughout his eighty-three years and met this challenge to the end.
His interests spanned a wide spectrum from the arts, nature, social causes and family.
A Memorial will be held in Leon's honor at the Carrillo Recreation Center, Anacapa and Carrillo Downtown, at 2:00 p m Friday, March 12. Donations to the Santa Barbara Cancer Foundation, 300 W Pueblo, Santa Barbara 93105.

ANIBALLI, Paolo
2/16/64 - 3/6/99
Paolo is remembered as an individual of strength, passion, and integrity. He was active in thought and thoughtful in action. His smile and love of life ruled. An unforeseen tragedy took him from us, and he is sorely missed by all his friends and family who cherished him.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sheri Jennings, who reside in Rome, Italy. Paolo, happily may you walk in beauty.

LINDGREN, Hokan
loving husband, father and grandfather died Thursday, March 11, 1999 at the age of 71. He was born Jan 3rd, 1928 in Karlshamn, Sweden. In 1930 he and his family immigrated to Boston, MA where he spent his younger years.
He graduated from Boston Latin School and Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey. In 1968 he accepted a position as a research chemist at Santa Barbara Research Center in Goleta, CA and later on at Aerojet in Azusa, CA.
He is survived and greatly missed by his wife Ingrid; sisters, Stina Olsson of Weymouth, MA and Elsa Hart of Hanover, MA; daughters Susan Lindgren Taylor of Santa Barbara; and two sons, Karl Lindgren of Lompoc, and Steven Lindgren of Goleta. He also leaves four grandchildren who were a great joy to him. He is preceded in death by a son Bruce Lindgren.
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, March 15 at 2:00 PM at Welch-Ryce-Haider Goleta Chapel, 450 Ward Drive.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Visiting Nurse Association of Santa Barbara and Easy Lift Transportation.

Abramson, Celia
1908-1999
Passed away February 24,1999 in Santa Barbara, California. She is survived by her daughter Leatrice Luria, son-in-law Eli Luria, granddaughter Karen Budgor and two great grandchildren Adam and Mindy Budgor of Potomac, Maryland. Celia was born in Vilna Poland and came to the US in 1916 settling in Brockton Mass with her parents and brother along with several cousins. She married Robert Abramson of Berlin, New Hampshire in 1926 and lived there for several years before moving to Brookton, Mass where they remained until their move to Miami Beach Florida in 1960. She was loved and respected by the staff of the hospital in Miami Beach where she volunteered for many years. In 1994 Celia moved to Casa Dorinda in Santa Barbara where she enjoyed the rest of her life among family and friends. All and many friends loved her wherever she went. She was a wonderful mother and doting grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed by all that knew her.

DUSSEAULT, George L
64, long time resident of Goleta, died Tuesday after a sudden illness.
George was born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire. At 18 he enlisted in the Navy and served for four years as a medic while stationed in Florida. He moved to Santa Barbara in 1958 to attend Brooks Institute of Photography. While attending Brooks he joined Metropolitan Theatre Corporation. During his 41 years with Metropolitan he worked as a manager and projectionist for virtually every theater in Santa Barbara and Goleta. George was also an active member of the local Lions Club and previously of the Goleta Optimist Club.
He is survived by three children, five grandchildren and eleven brothers and sisters.
Visitation is Tuesday, March 16, at Welch-Ryce-Haider Goleta Chapel, 9am to 8 pm. Mass will be held at St Raphael Church, Wednesday, March 17, at 10 am. There will be a private interment. Following the Mass, a reception will be held at the Galleon Room in the Orchid Bowl, 5925 Calle Real, Goleta.

LINDGREN, Hokan
loving husband, father and grandfather died Thursday, March 11, 1999 at the age of 71. He was born Jan 3rd, 1928 in Karlshamn, Sweden. In 1930 he and his family immigrated to Boston, MA where he spent his younger years.
He graduated from Boston Latin School and Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey. In 1968 he accepted a position as a research chemist at Santa Barbara Research Center in Goleta, CA and later on at Aerojet in Azusa, CA.
He is survived and greatly missed by his wife Ingrid; sisters, Stina Olsson of Weymouth, MA and Elsa Hart of Hanover, MA; daughters Susan Lindgren Taylor of Santa Barbara; and two sons, Karl Lindgren of Lompoc, and Steven Lindgren of Goleta. He also leaves four grandchildren who were a great joy to him. He is preceded in death by a son Bruce Lindgren.
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, March 15 at 2:00 PM at Welch-Ryce-Haider Goleta Chapel, 450 Ward Drive.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Visiting Nurse Association of Santa Barbara and Easy Lift Transportation.

ROSS, Thomas George
82, former resident of Santa Barbara died on February 7, 1999 at the Asbury Care Center in Sacramento, California.
He was born in Tacoma, Washington on October 31, 1916 to Charles Lewis Ross and Kathrine Fay Dowd Ross. He had an older sister Margaret who pre-deceased him.
In 1920 his family moved to Santa Barbara where his home was located on the present site of the East Beach Motel 6. The property was large enough and vacant enough for a small landing strip for visiting fliers to drop in.
He attended the Hicks High School, Deane School in Montecito and graduated in 1934 from the Santa Barbara High School after Deane school closure. He also attended UCLA.
In 1938 he was married to Frances Peterson and they stayed in Santa Barbara until 1967 when they moved to Hawaii.
He is survived by his wife and his children Wendy Ross of Sacramento, Donna Rutter of Coronado, Charles Lewis Ross of Saucilito and Lisa Ross of McCall, Idaho. There are also six grandchildren.
During the war he served as an aircraft mechanic at the San Bernadino Air Base and then as a volunteer Coast Guard Reserve member after his father became ill which necessitated his return to Santa Barbara.
He was an independent business man from then on.
There will be no services at this time as he requested.
Friends, if they wish, may remember him by a donations to the Santa Barbara High School Memorial Fund for Scholarships.

SMITH, Carolyn Eve Elliot
passed on to Glory on March 9, 1999. Heaven has another Angel. She was 33. She was the happiest in the presence of children, she enjoyed the outdoors, and has a deep respect for things of beauty and nature.
Carolyn is survived by her beloved son, Nathen Smith, her husband Eric Smith of Santa Barbara, her mother and father, Anita Regin and Lenard Elliott, sisters Sue Latosky of Colorada, Nadine Elliott of Fresno, brother Randy Elliot, dearest friends Art Galvin, Raymond Trujillo all of Santa Barbara, Nathen's cousins Krystle, Tiana and Harry.
Viewing will be held March 17 at Welch-Ryce-Haider Chapel, Interment will be held March 18 at 1PM at Santa Barbara Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Santa Barbara Humane Society.
Darling Daughter, I deeply feel I have not lost you, for you will be with us as a daughter, mother and a friend that you were and still are. From here to eternity, with love forever, Mom & Son.

CUE, Belen Maldonado
a Santa Barbara resident since 1936, died at her home on Monday, March 15, 1999 after a long illness. Born in Durango, Mexico on January 26, 1924, she moved to California with her family that same year.
She is survived by her children; Tony Alvarado, Gloria Mendoza, Virginia Esparza, and Yolanda Pedroza all of Santa Barbara. Also surviving are her sisters Lucy Cerda and Mary Malgoza of Santa Barbara, her brother Vincente Maldonado of Santa Barbara, 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Fernando (1982).
A Rosary Service is scheduled for 7:30 PM, Wednesday, March 17 at Our Lady of Sorrows. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 18 at Our Lady of Sorrows. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Welch-Ryce-Haider is in charge of arrangements.

DUSTMAN JR, Russell L
age 73, of Burlington, WI passed away March 14, 1999 at his residence.
He was born July 26, 1925 to Russell L and Elise (Ruby) Dustman Jr His early life was spent in Snyder, NY.
On July 5, 1947, he married Dorothy J Harrison, in Snyder, NY. They lived in Waynesboro, PA for 4 years, then in Richmond, IN for 4 years, then Dayton, OH for 29 years. After 47 years or marriage, Dorothy passed away on Sept 2, 1994.
Russell was a sales representative for Landis Tool and then for Techneering Sales, retiring in 1996. He was a member of the VFW and the Masonic Lodge, Kettering, OH.
Survivors include 2 sons, Michael Dustman, Burlington, WI and Russell L Dustman III, Santa Barbara, CA, 2 grandchildren, twin sisters, Anne (Bob) Ferrell, Berea, OH and Amelia Lindsley, Charlotte, NC, 2 brothers, Jack (Betsey) Dustman, Indianapolis, IN and Bill Dustman, Marco Island, FL.
Inurnment will take place at Davis's Cemetery, Kettering, OH.
Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home, Burlington, WI handled the arrangements.

STEVENSON, CECELIA MARIA (PICO)
passed away on Saturday, March 13, 1999 after six months illness. She was born May 1, 1911 in Santa Barbara to the late Antonio Pico and Victoria (Flores) Pico.
She was a child care giver for fifty years, she loved children.
Cecelia is survived by her loving families, Frances (Rosie) and Vincent Uribe and their sons, Vincent Jr., Paul Uribe and their families and nephew Ernest Pico and nieces Rebecca Jimenez, Sylvia Morales and their families of Santa Barbara, Georgetta Estrada and her families of Lompoc and Emma Ryan and her family of Oceanside and many cousins and grandnieces and nephews and many friends. Auntie Cee will be in our hearts always.
Thanks to Dr Linda Chu of Franklin Health Care and a very special thanks to the Santa Barbara Visiting Nurse Association. Love you all. Rosie.
Private family services will be held.
In lieu of flowers, please remember the Visiting Nurse Association. Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider.

STRULL, Howard Alan
devoted husband and loving friend passed on to the other side suddenly March 12,1999. He was born in Los Angeles February 15, 1951 Howard graduated with honors and a Masters Degree from California State University at Los Angeles where he met and married his sweetheart Roseanne Welsh of Pasadena in 1980.
This gentle man will be remembered for his humor, loving, warm friendship and thoughtful actions. He was a talented photographer, artist, author, animal lover and counselor who was respected for his creativity and integrity. He will be deeply missed by his friends and family.
Howard is survived by his wife and preceded in death by his father Sheldon, his mother Pat and his sister Michelle.
A Memorial Service will be held at B'nai B'rith Temple on Wednesday March 17, 1999 at 10 am. Those who cannot attend are asked to light a candle for Howard at that time. Friends, if they wish, may remember him by a donation to 10th Life Foundation in Santa Barbara. Soar in freedom with Love as your guide, Beloved.

TREVOR, Jay
age 15, an 8th grader at La Colina Junior High, an inspiration and friend to all, died peacefully at home with his family on March 11, 1999 after an eight year journey with cancer.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 20, 1999, 1:00 pm at Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapel, 15 E Sola Street.

GENOVESE, Carmela
a former resident of Santa Barbara, was born in New York City and passed away Monday, March 15, 1999 in Northridge at the age of 87.
She is preceded in death by her sisters Anna, Kate and Jane and her brothers Sam and Joseph.
Miss Genovese is survived by her Great Nephew, Michael Ruvo.
A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, March 19, 9:00 am at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider.

KING, Roy Wayne
age 57, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend died in his home on March 16, 1999 after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Roy was born March 17, 1942 in Ventura, CA. He graduated from Milliken H S in Long Beach in 1959, and entered the U S Navy the following year. Roy was a successful businessman, both as a real estate agent and as a business owner. He received his barber's license in 1965, and opened his first business, Kingsman Barber and Style in Bakersfield in 1970. Studying business and real estate at Bakersfield JC 1970-72, he obtained his realtors' license shortly thereafter and relocated his family to Santa Barbara. There he found great success as a realtor, highlighted by being named SB County Salesman of the Year for Coldwell Banker in 1988, as well as owning/operating Turnpike Barbers 1978-1988.
This wonderful man's passion was that of his family and his dogs. He was an avid supporter of youth and collegiate athletics, and his interests included classic cars, sports, and playing cards. Roy will be remembered as a kind, fair, and generous man who was loved by many and who will be dearly missed.
Roy is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Jeanne; his five children, Carrie (husband, Bob) Johnson; Rob (wife, Felicia) Hegner; Laurie (husband, Bill) Estrada; Jason (wife, Anne) King; and Sean King of Camarillo; his six grandchildren, Robbie, Arica, Adam, Ashley, Alexis, and Savannah; his sisters Carolyn Jensen and Joyce Cox; and many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends
A memorial service will be at 1pm, Friday, March 19 at the Greenlawn Cemetery, 2739 Panama Lane, Bakersfield
Roy requests that in lieu of flowers, all donations in kind be sent to Tulare County Hospice, 400 West Oak, Visalia, CA 93291.

SHREVE, Marvin Bruce
Born 7-16-1925 - passed away on 3-13-1999 at 73.
Marvin grew up in Waterloo, IA. He graduated from Waterloo High School. He served in the Navy for 3 years. He was stationed on the Hospital Ship USS Solace in the South Pacific. After he returned hone from the service, he attended pre-med college at Cedar Falls, IA. He went into the electrical trade, which he served for 40 years.
He and his family came to California in 1959. Marvin loved the ocean, spent much time scuba diving in the Channel and the Islands. He was an avid golfer and tennis player.
He was preceded in death by a brother Thomas Shreve.
Survived by on brother Merle (Ted) Shreve, Rick and Beth Germanetti, Carpinteria, his wife Doris Shreve, daughters, Patty Bielecki, Peggy Shahan, sons, Jerry, Mark, Michael all of Santa Barbara, Gary Shreve Santa Maria and Marvin Shreve Jr of Alaska, granddaughter, Jennifer Tidd, 3 grandsons, Jason and Christopher Bielecki and Jesse Jones, Santa Barbara. Long time friend Louise Snow of Montecito.
He will be missed by all.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Sat March 20th at South Coast Assembly Church at Cathedral Oaks, Goleta.
Donations may be mailed to Marvin Shreve Memorial Boxes, PO Box 4066, SB, CA 93108.

DETTMANN, Donald H
age 70, of Goleta died March 17, 1999 at home following recent heart surgery. A loving husband and father, he is survived by his wife, Shirley and their four children and spouses: Julie and John Gerth, Half Moon Bay; Andrew and Liz Dettmann, Studio City; Jean and John Fisher, San Diego; and Steve and Jackie Dettmann, Westchester; as well as four grandchildren, Benjamin, Emily Molly and Nathaniel, and his sister, Shirley Suchy of Milwaukee.
Transferred here in 1972, he completed a 40-year career with Delco Systems. General Motors, that had previously taken him to Cape Canaveral and to Denver, Little Rock, and Long Island as site manager in the pioneer years of missile development and he Apollo program. A native of Milwaukee, born October 11, 1928, he received his engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he affiliated with Alpha Tau Omega. He served in the Army's First Guided Missile Battalion at White Sands Proving Grounds.
After retiring in 1993, he became an avid golfer and Catholic Charities volunteer with Handicapables, the Goleta Valley Housing Authority and Community Kitchen. He spent many earlier years coaching Little League baseball and Boys Club basketball.
A Requiem Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 am at St Raphael's Catholic Church in Goleta. He may be remembered with gifts to Catholic Charities, 609 E Haley St, or the St Mark's Catholic Student Center Endowment Fund, 6550 Picasso Rd.

MIRELES, Herlinda Chimil
Age 53, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, died at her home in Oaxaca, Mexico, on March 18, 1999 after battling diabetes for many years.
She is survived by her husband, Elias Mireles, of Oaxaca; her two sons of Goleta Rene Mireles (wife Jessica and grandchildren, Nora, Leah and Nino) and Felipe Mireles, (wife Elena) as well as eight other children in Los Angeles and Oaxaca.
Services will be held in Oaxaca.
"Jefa: Siempre vivira
en nosotros y con nosotros.
Te queremos mucho."
-Tu Familia

STORY, Willard Hart
born, LI, NY, August 9, 1917, beloved youngest child of Sanford and Mary Hart Story died of natural causes March 6, 1999.
Served in Coast Guard in World War II. Married Dorothy Lane Whalen, May 13, 1944. Worked in many areas of employment. Lifelong Christian, faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints. Brought family west in 1960.
He loved people, animals and challenges. He enjoyed old songs, art, inventing, gardening, building, hiking and camping in the New England Mountains. He loved to sail, do genealogy, roller skate and play board games.
He had an artistic eye and hand. He was full of integrity and tried to emulate the Saviour. Thanks, Dad, for the example you set.
Survived by wife, Dorothy of Goleta, daughters; Sharon (Larry) Waggoner of Utah, Susan (Chuck) Duncan of Wyoming, Donna (Dan) McRae of N Carolina, Teri (Mike) Seastrand of Arizona, son Sanford (Dannon) of Goleta, Ca , and sister Madelyn (Charlie) Berger of New Jersey, 28 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, March 20, 1999 at 2 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, 478 Cambridge Dr , Goleta, Calif.

SMITH, Glenn Carl
80 a resident of Lompoc since 1979 passed away March 10, 1999 in Santa Barbara. He was born February 1, 1919 in Pithion, IL.
He retired from the United States Air Force after twenty-one years of service as a dental technician. After his retirement he and Mrs. Smith moved to Lompoc where he started his second career as a dental technician.
Mr Smith is survived by his wife of 16 years Darlene. He also leaves three step children: Wade Zell of Phoenix, AZ, Wendy Zell of Janesville, WI and Marc Zell of Thorpe, WI. He is also survived by his brother Bill Smith of Carlsbad, CA and his sister Virginia Smith of Danville, IL. No services are planned for Mr Smith per his wishes. Arrangements by. Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels.

LIFLAND, Rosamond H
Rosamond Lifland passed away in Santa Barbara, CA on February 19th, 1999. Born Rosamond Fane Holmes on October 10th, 1899, in Three Bridges, NJ, she was the first recorded child in medical history to survive empyema. A person of great humor, she awoke from that operation (in which a rib was removed) and asked, "where is my husband?". (She was 11 years old at the time)
During WWII, she worked for the United States Army. She was one of the very first female executives at American Cyanamid, managing office related duties, as well as overseeing the operation of the printing rooms. Subsequently she went to work for Opinion Research, where she was the administrative assistant to the CEO and founder, Dr R Robertson. She achieved all this with a tenth grade education: however, she came one course short of graduating from Columbia University night school while caring for her only child.
She outlived two husbands: William S Affleck, who passed away in 1959 at age 72, with whom she had one daughter, Rosamond Jean; and Mortimer Lifland, who passed away in 1996 at age 101. She is survived by her daughter, five grandchildren (William Affleck-Asch, David Fretz, Susan Asch, Christopher Roehrs and Marjorie Lowe), three great grand children (Jenise Fretz, Leanne Fretz and Ian Affleck-Asch), and numerous friends.
Rosie's greatest attributes in life were her determination, wit, her "chin-up" attitude and her compassion for the ones she loved. We all will miss her so much. Friends will remember Rosamond by reminding themselves that, as she always said, "Life is what you make of it". She will be interred in the Holmes family plot in Fairview Cemetery, Westfield NJ.

OLSEN, Mary Helen
died peacefully in her sleep at the age of 87 on March 16, 1999. Helen will be remembered lovingly by her many friends. In addition to founding the Organ Notes Society in the early 60's, Helen remained an active member of that organization until her death. She taught both organ and piano lessons to generations of local students.
Helen, along with her predeceased husband Leo, participated extensively in the senior programs at Goleta Valley Community Center. She served as Program Director there for 15+ years.
Helen was also proud to be a member of The Daughters of the Nile and Eastern Star Marguerite Chapter #78.
A private service will be held on April 3. There are no family survivors.
We lovingly bid farewell to a fine lady who enriched our lives.


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