Miscellaneous Santa Barbara County, California Obituaries


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RODE, Marguerite
71, passed away on Monday April 19, 1999. She was born January 18, 1928 in Virginia. She grew up in Virginia, Tennessee and Washington DC.
As a young girl, she was always adventurous -- she took flying lessons and she loved to horseback ride. In 1947, she met and married Eddie Rode. They had four children and were married 25 years. They lived in Europe for 7 years and moved to Santa Barbara from England in 1962.
Margie was a homemaker; a devoted and loving mother. He giving nature, warmth and laughter touched all who she met. She was a passionate and creative woman who loved to cook, entertain and share with others. She worked at the University of California for 10 years and was ann active member of Unity Church.
Her survivors are her children: Susan, mark, JoAnne and Patricia, her grandson, Jason Hanson and Eddie Rode.
She will be missed - and her love of life, sense of humor and love for her children will be remembered forever.
Margie will be celebrated at a graveside service to be held at Goleta Cemetery, 44 S San Antonio Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93110, Tuesday, April 27th at 11:00 am. A picnic will follow in Alice Keck Park.
McDermott-Crockett is handling arrangements.

Anderson, Charles C
57, died Thursday, April 22, 1999 of heart failure at Goleta Valley Hospital.
Born May 12, 1941 in Omaha, Nebraska to Lester O Anderson and Evelyn L Allen, he came to California as a child. He attended local schools (SBHS Class of '59) and graduated from Pierce College, Los Angeles, after serving 3 years in the U S Army. Before he was forced to stop working by muscular dystrophy, he was employed many years at the Remnant Store and later worked in grounds and maintenance.
He loved all sports and was an exceptional baseball player and an avid bowler. He was a Board member of the Santa Barbara Bowling Association up until his death. His special concern was for the preservation and protection of the environment. He was a member of the Sierra Club, the Nature Conservancy, the World Wildlife Fund, and the National Wildlife Foundation.
He is survived by his mother, his devoted sister, Leslyn Franzen (John), and his three nephews, Charlie Stoll, Sean Franzen and Brad Franzen of whom he was deeply proud. He leaves his dearest friend and loving companion of eighteen years, Linda Hidalgo, and her three children who considered him as their Dad Rick Hidalgo (Lori Anne), Laurie Hidalgo, and Beth Carter (Norman). He also leaves five adoring grandchildren, Ashley and Katie Hidalgo and Scout, Samantha, and Caleb Carter.
Services will be held Wednesday, April 25, 1999 at 1:30 PM, at he First United Methodist Church. Friends who wish may make contributions in his name to their favorite environmental group or the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

83, of Santa Barbara passed away April 23, 1999.
He was born July 13, 1915 in Denver, Colorado, the son of Charles R and Louise (Van Deren) Bosworth. He attended East Denver High School and received a B A degree in Economics from Occidental College, Los Angeles in 1937. After graduation, he held positions with an investment counseling firm and an insurance company for a period of four years.
In June, 1941 he was one of the first draftees assigned to the U S Army Air Corps. His early military service included non-commissioned officer ranks up to and including Acting First Sergeant and Officer Candidate training at Miami Beach, Florida, and at the Harvard Statistical School. He was commissioned at 2nd Lt in the Army Air Corps in August, 1942. Mr Bosworth was one of three officers ordered to England early in 1944 on a special mission involving the established parts and material supply reporting system for the Air Corps in preparation for D-Day invasion. At the conclusion of their project, he was appointed Commanding Officer of the 31st Statistical Control Unit of the United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe. He was awarded the Bronze Star Metal for his performance in this position. He had then attained the rank of Lt Colonel. He returned to the United States in June, 1945, and was discharged from the service in December of that year.
In February, 1946, Mr Bosworth was one of a group of ten former Air Force officers who were hired personally by Mr Henry Ford II to assist him in the reorganization and management of Ford Motor Co. The group included Robert S McNamara, former Secretary of Defense and the late Charles B (Tex) Thornton, founder and Chairman of Litton Industries.
Key positions held by Mr Bosworth at Ford included Manager of the Organization Department,, reporting directly too Mr Ford and Director of Purchasing of the Ford Division. He took early retirement from Ford in 1966 and moved to Santa Barbara, CA in 1967 where he made his home.
He is survived by a niece, Carolyn Phillips of Ranch Palos Verdes, CA and a nephew, Richard J Bosworth of Roanoke, Virginia.
Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, April 28, 1999 at 11:30 A M at Pacific View Memorial Park, 3500 Pacific View Drive, Newport Beach, CA.
Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels.

CASPARS, William Taylor
was born in Pasadena, California on August 19th, 1922. He attended Occidental College and served in the US Coast Guard during World War II. Bill was employed by and was a member of the Board of Directors of Mutual Savings and Loan Association of Pasadena for 40 years. He was a longtime member of the of The Rancheros Visitadores and of The Santa Barbara Yatch Club. Bill will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and his love of music.
Bill is survived by his wife Joyce, a sister Betty, from San Francisco, his daughter Marlena of Laguna Beach, his son William Jr. of Santa Barbtra, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Funeral Servies will be held Wednesday, April 28, 11:00 am at Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapel, 15 East Sola St, followed by the interment at the Santa Barbara Cemetery.

PORTER, Kenneth R
died April 23, 1999 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born in Murdock, IL on Jan 5, 1921. During WWII he served with the Third Marines, Third Division, making beach head landings in Guam, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima.
He married Betty Braly in 1945 and moved to Santa Barbara in 1960 where he owned the B&E Egg Distribution Co , the Porterhouse Steak House and founded Ken Porter Auction Company. He was a member of the Lions Club, the Noon Football League, and a great supporter of SBHS sports and music programs.
In 1973 he married Georgette Pinkston. After selling his auction business to his son, Dan, he relocated to Buellton to raise and raced thoroughbreds. He moved to a Kentucky farm in 1974 to further pursue his love of animals and finally retired to Phoenix, AZ in 1996.
Ken was preceded in death by his son Dan. He is survived by his wife, Georgette, three children, Vicki Porter-Fink, Allan Wilmes and Kari Bohn, and five grandchildren.
Graveside services are Tues April 17, 1999 1:30 PM at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. Funeral arrangements are with Shadow Mountain Mortuary.

RUIZ, Dolores May
passed away April 20, 1999 with her loving family by her side. Born August 5, 1929 to George and Lois Barker, Dolores grew up locally and attended local schools. She married Harold Ruiz Sr on Nov 18, 1945 in Yuma, Arizona and they went on to spend a wonderful 53 years together. Dolores enjoyed camping, fishing and trips to Las Vegas where she and Harold spent many hours at every opportunity. She was also a softball enthusiast and enjoyed watching and being involved with her daughters softball team. Dolores immensely enjoyed being involved with her children and grandchildren's school activities and hobbies. For many years she was a volunteer at Cottage Hospital again doing what she enjoyed, "giving of herself". Dolores was a past member of the Native Daughters of the Golden West, parlor #123 and always looked forward to Fiesta where she would dance at various functions.
Preceded in death by son Ronald, Dolores is survived by daughters, Yvonne Camonte, Roberta Fragosa, Sandi Ruiz of Santa Barbara and Andrea Ruiz of Los Angeles. Sons George of Yakima, Washington, Harold Jr of Ogden, Utah and Michael of Santa Barbara. Dolores is also survived by grandson Jason Hernandez, granddaughters Michelle Hernandez, Ashley Fragosa, Faye Camonte and Leanna Ruiz all of whom she adored. Additionally Dolores leaves behind a great grandson Adrian Cabanlit who was her pride and joy and with whom she enjoyed spending as much time as possible. Mrs Ruiz is also survived by brother Richard Barker of Santa Barbara.
The family wishes to thank Hospice for their care and support.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Hospice.
Mom we love you so very much and will miss you more than words could ever express. Though no longer together, you will forever be in our thoughts and our hearts. Rest in peace Ma.
A Vigil service was held Friday, 7:00 pm at the Chapel. Mass will be held on Saturday, April 24, 10:00 am at the Old Mission. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Welch-Rych-Haider Funeral Chapels.

Anderson, Charles C
57, died Thursday, April 22, 1999 of heart failure at Goleta Valley Hospital.
Services will be held (Today) Wednesday, April 28, 1999 at 1:30 PM, at the First United Methodist Church.

LOGAN, Lilla Marston
85, passed away at her Santa Barbara home on April 21, 1999, surrounded by loved ones and the spring blooms of her garden, her lifelong passion. Born on May 20, 1914, she was the daughter of Philip Chester Barney and Lilla Marston Barney, and granddaughter of Dr and Mrs Frederick Burnham and Mr and Mrs George Barney. Lilla grew up in San Diego where she attended Francis Parker School and La Jolla High School. She was a member of the Junior League and Zlac Rowing Club. Lilla studied French in Lausanne, Switzerland and archaeology at Berkeley's Pacific School of Religion. While attending archeological field school under the direction of Clyde Kluckhonn at the University of Mexico, Lilla met her future husband Harold J Logan. They were married in 1935 at Presidio Park's Junipero Serra Museum Chapel, given to San Diego by her great uncle George W Marston.
Lilla is survived by her beloved husband, Hal, her brother George C Barney of Garden Valley, her sister's daughter Anne Elizabeth Scott Huglii of Redmond, Washington, her twin children, Marty Newlands of Palo Alto and William Logan of San Diego, her daughter Lilla Burgess of Santa Barbara, five grandchildren, Jacqueline Dres, Chris Logan, Lindsay Logan, Nicole Newlands and Marcella Newlands, and one great great granddaughter, Caroline Dres.
Lilla was blessed with great stamina and abounding creativity, building and landscaping a handsome adobe home in the foothils of eastern San Diego. Lilla worked with the Red Cross, held a sewing class for teenagers, volunteered with the Garden Growers at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Professionally, she will be remembered for landscaping Grossmont and Alpine Shopping Centers with wildflowers and native plants.
In respect to her wishes, Lilla's life will be celebrated by her children with a private memorial in her garden.
Bequests in her memory may be made to Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105.

OWEN, Alice Vliet
was born March 10, 1905 in Leslie, MI. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 1927. She and William Victor Owen were married in 1929. She has lived in Santa Barbara since 1969.
Mrs Owen is survived by a daughter Malo Owen Winkler of Fillmore, CA, a son William E Owen of Denver, CO, six grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She was a member of the American University Women, Channel City Women's Forum, Retired Officers Women's Association and the Little Gardens Club.
By her own request there will be no service.
Memorial contributions may be in her memory to the Santa Barbara Humane Society.
Welch-Ryce-Haider in charge of arrangements.

TAYLOR, Rosa May
a resident of Santa Barbara since 1941 passed away peacefully April 20, 1999 at a Montclair, CA , hospital. Rosa was born Sept 9, 1911 at the home of her grandparents Henry and Martha Jane Schlichtmann in the county near Appleton City Missouri, the only child of Jesse and Nellie Catherine (Sweger) Schlichtmann. Rosa was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, 21 E Constance St , Santa Barbara, CA.
Following retirement after many years of service at Mission Linen Supply she did volunteer work at Franklin Center, Direct Relief International, Braille Institute and was a member of RSVP.
As a child Rosa lived and graduated from high school in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It was during her junior high school years that she first met her future husband, John Carl Taylor, who returned from California to marry her, on October 5, 1931. They returned to California where John was employed by Industrial Fuels (Pacific Lighting) at Santa Fe Springs, CA. While still employed by Pacific Lighting at the Goleta facility, John passed away suddenly in 1958.
She is survived by her son Leroy C Taylor, and wife Betty of Buellton, CA , daughters, Martha Jane and husband Dr Carl Schafer of Upland, CA , Donna May and husband John T Nunes, Jr of Carpinteria, CA , her grandchildren Diane and husband David Marks of Buellton, CA , Steve Taylor and wife Jeanette of Big Creek, CA , James Taylor and wife Allison of Moorpark, CA , Mark Schafer and wife Trish of Montclair, CA , Dr Allen Schafer and wife Mary of Cambridge, England, John T Nunes, III and wife Laura of Apple Valley, CA , Lisa Ann and husband Joseph Bryan of Apple Valley, CA , Jennifer Rose and husband Philip Oakley of Hove, England, her great grand children Dalton and Melody Marks of Buellton, DJ, Zachary, Lonnie, Angela and Kyle Taylor of Big Creek, Sarah Schafer of Montclair, John IV and Samuel Nunes of Apple Valley, Christopher and Trevor Bryan of Apple Valley, Lily and India Rosa Oakley of Hove.
Rosa was a very independent, gentle and kind person who expressed cheerfulness where ever and what ever the circumstances were. Her family loved her dearly and will miss her.
Graveside services will be held at the Santa Barbara Cemetery, 901 Channel Dr , Santa Barbara, CA. The Rev Robert Pryor of the First Presbyterian Church will officiate.
Todd Memorial Chapel of Pomona is handing arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in memory of Rosa should be sent to Direct Relief International or the First Presbyterian Church.

DUNN, Frank Louis
73, died April 15, 1999 at Amber Care Facility in Sylmar, CA of cancer.
He was retired from the Santa Barbara County Health Care Services - Public Health Laboratory where he worked as a Courier Utility Driver.
Frank was also a World War II Navy combat veteran, and in earlier years had been a traveling keyboard musician. His friendly and colorful personality will be missed by many in our community.

SHANE, Michyl
AKA Michael Taylor. Born Michyl Jami-Shane Cherolis 7-19-1958 passed away March 3, 1999 due to a lengthy illness in Santa Barbara.
Survived by his parents George and Loretta Taylor Cherolis, brothers; David, Damon, Dylan Frick, sisters; Jeanne Walker and Cheryl Cherolis all of No Calif, also survived by grandparents Neil and Thelma McKinnen of No Calif.
Michyl lived in LA for 12 years working for B of A and moved to SB in 1993.
He produced and hostess a local Com 17 program Open Heart/Open Mind.
Michyl's life touched many as a spiritual guide and counselor here in SB. His was a bright light of love and goodness.
A celebration of his life will be held at Beach Park in Summerland on May 2, 1999, Sunday at 11:00 AM. Bring your smiles and memories and share with friends how we loved and learned from him.
Additional parking is available at post office in Summerland.
Many thanks to the staff at Sarah House, Pacific Pride and SB Hospice.

RIOS, Severiano C B
Nov 8, 1916 - April 23, 1999
Our Dad is at rest with Our Heavenly Father, the angels, saints, and those in our family who preceded him; most recently his brother, Inez Alvarado and the love of his life, Lipa. Our dad was known to his family as "Tio C B" and to others as "compadre."
Many knew him as a compassionate, humble, and humorous friend who was loyal and generous - he always had time to help. C B was born in Cueramaro, Guanajuato, Mexico to Leon and Prajedes Rios. The family immigrated to California when he was three years old, settling finally in Santa Barbara where he attended local schools. He often fondly recalled memories of family life on Olive Street and in Goleta in the good old days. How many of you remember rides in his Model A Ford, Oldsmobile, Mercamatic, Ford Truck or Toyota? Wasn't it wonderful? C B was always there with his great smile and was always willing to offer a helping hand. When Felipa Hernandez, from Bakersfield, met him in Goleta she couldn't resist him. They were married on June 18, 1944, at St Barbara's Old Mission. He loved his many nieces, nephews, and god-children who felt they had lost him when he married Lipa, but he surprised them. He added to the clan and there were more to love; Louis P Rios, Cecilia C Rios (Smith), Gerard M Rios, and Gerianne R Rios (Ramirez). Life went on and life was good, because it was simple. The grandchildren and great grandchildren are now the bearers of his name and the vessels of his integrity, wisdom and strength: Loretta Rios (Stocker), Lucia Rios, Lia Ramirez, Makoa Rios, Steven Ramirez, Cielo Rios, and Kelly Smith are his grandkids; Cody Stocker and Rebecca Costello are his great grandkids. He always had a special place in his heart for his sons, daughter and grandsons-in-law, Arthur Ramirez, Gary Smith, Roberta Smith, Ernie Stocker and Chad Thomas Rosario, Jeff Bass, Paula Wilson, Guy and the Buena Vista Boxing Fans, the Visiting Nurses Association, and Hospice will always be remembered by us because they took the time to care.
Remember him by being helpful, humble, generous, loving, and compassionate, and remember to dance with those you love. Now he and his beloved wife, Felipa will be dancing for an eternity. Rosary will be held Thursday, 4/29/99, at 7:00 pm, at the Old Mission. Mass will be Friday, at 10:00 am at the Old Mission. Interment will follow at Santa Barbara Cemetery. Welch-Ryce-Haider in charge of arrangements

STAFFORD, Evalyn Arnold
a resident of Santa Barbara for 48 years, died April 21, 1999, after a brief illness. She was 81. She passed away during a short stay near her brother Gordon in Sierra Vista, Arizona.
Born February 11, 1918, in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Earle Foster and Edith Lennox Arnold Stafford, Evalyn was raised with her three brothers on a 9OO-acre State Forest in Montery, Mass, in the Berkshires Hills. Her father became the resident State Forester of Swann Forest, a game preserve, in April, 1921. All her life she remembered with joy her fourteen years of childhood on the Forest as a wonderful part of her life, rich in animals, flowers, trees, and outdoor sports.
She graduated from Searles High School in Great Barrington, Mass., in 1935. In October, 1936, she went to New York City to seek her fortune. After graduating from Packard's Commercial School there in March, 1937, she obtained a secretarial job with J Walter Thompson, at that time one of the world's largest advertising agencies, in May, 1937.
She went to Maine and rented a cabin in the woods in the fall of 1946 until spring, 1947, to write the story of her childhood, entitled "Heaven Lies. About Us, a Love Affair with Swann Forest."
In June, 1947, Evalyn and her two younger brothers drove across country to Santa Barbara, California, to be near their retired father. For two years she worked as Secretary to the English Department at UCSBC. In August, 1950 she went to France to work in J Walter Thompson's just reopened Paris office, where she stayed for four years. Her vacations there gave her opportunities to visit other countries, with a special delight in Greece and its classical history and sites.
Returning to Santa Barbara in 1954, she joined the staff of Adult Education under Sam Wake in June, 1956, and worked there as secretary, public relations assistant, and programmer for more than 24 years, before retiring in February, 1981, at 63. A lover of animals, she periodically wrote columns about them for the Santa Barbara News-Press during the 1950s.
After retirement, she jogged regularly, maintained her interest and reading in literary classics, and took a variety of classes to expand her education and knowledge. A favorite organization to which she devoted time was Reading for the Blind.
Evalyn is survived by her three brothers, William of Santa Barbara, Gordon of Sierra Vista, Arizona, and Shelton of Phoenix, Arizona. Private family services will take place in Massachusetts.
Those who wish may honor her memory with a contribution in Evalyn's name to the Santa Barbara Humane Society 5399 Overpass Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93111.

passed away April 24, 1999 peacefully at Buena Vista Care Center. Mr Cormack had been a member of the McKenzie Lawn Bowling Club since 1964.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Isabelle. Survived by his daughter Sheila C Joseph of Goleta, sister Isabelle Tambling of Greenwich, Conn, two loving grandchildren, Danelle Joseph and Philip Joseph and great grandson Noah Joseph Tacoma.
Memorial Services are pending. McDermott-Crockett Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

HILL, Marguerite Cuddy
widow of H Alexander Hill, was born in New Ulm, Minnesota, September 2, 1901, and died on April 22, 1999, in Sierra Madre, California.
She was educated in Mankato, Minnesota schools, where she attended elementary school through Teachers College. Mrs Hill taught school in southern Minnesota and Iowa and worked in retail during the 1920s and 1930s to support her son, mother and siblings. She was Executive Director of the Rochester, Minnesota Civic Center from 1940-41. She managed USOs in New Orleans, Louisiana, Corpus Christi, Texas, and Ventura, California, during World War II. She taught elementary school in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Lorenzo, California, from 1946 through 1966, where she retired to Santa Barbara.
She is survived by her son, Jonel C Hill of Pasadena, California, four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, and her sisters, Cathaleene Riches of Silverton, Oregon, and Donna Wolfe of St Peter, Minnesota.
Cabot and Sons Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

MEYER, Linda A
51, Hayden Lake, Idaho formerly of Goleta, died March 29, 1999 from breast cancer.
She is survived by her husband Dr James R Meyer D V M , and daughters Kristin, son-in-law Chris Bain and grandson Nolan Bain and Lindsey and Natalie Meyer. She was predeceased by a son, Joseph Michael Meyer in 1976. She leaves a mother, sisters and a brother in Arbuckle, CA where she grew up. She was a special person who was dearly loved by all who knew her.

SHIELDS, Eloise Margaret
was born on November 10, 1917 in Kansas City, Missouri and left this earthly life from Santa Barbara, California on April 26, 1999.
Eloise was the younger daughter of Arthur L Henson, an osteopathic physician, and Elsie Grant Henson, a children's author. As a child, Eloise attended Kansas City schools, whose educational system she valued highly. She took elocution and piano lessons and was active in youth church volunteer projects. Before owning a car, the family enjoyed streetcar rides to the edge of town for picnics and nature walks.
Early in life, Eloise developed a love of flowers and nature. She grew up strong-willed, very bright and equally curious. Those traits led to living several lives simultaneously, which she easily wove into a colorful, satisfying tapestry. Eloise's life as a student took her to Kansas State Teachers College, for a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and to the State University of Iowa, where she received a Masters of Arts degree in Child Psychology. In 1938 she launched her career life as a teacher in Lawrence, Kansas.
Life as a wife and mother began in 1940, when Eloise married Charles Robert Shields. A daughter was born in 1941 and a son in 1944. During World War II, Eloise worked in a candy factory and later as a handler of black widow spider webs (used for bombsight "hairlines" in fighter planes). After the war her family was transferred to Hawthorne, CA. Eloise soon returned to work part-time, managing a vending machine route and being a puppeteer. But her career life was somewhat unfulfilled until 1952, when she became a school psychologist for Lawndale and then Torrance school districts for a total of 24 years. In 1976, she received an Outstanding School Psychologist for Southern California award. In the 1960's Eloise added a part-time career as a para-psychological (ESP) research scientist, consultant, counselor, author, speaker, and educator.
In 1977, Eloise and Charlie began retirement life in Carpinteria, CA. The years were filled with friends, clubs, committees, classes, and traveling nationally and internationally. After 16 trips across America, they earned recognition in the Guinness Book of Records (1994 - 96) for visiting 370 U S National Parks. Eloise even found time to teach ESP through Santa Barbara's Adult Education.
Widowed in 1995, Eloise continued serving on committees, being active in clubs, enjoying nature, and gardening in her patio. In 1996 she hosted a dedication of the Charles and Eloise Shields Family Grove in Humboldt Redwoods, along the Avenue of the Giants in northern California. Eloise's main interest remained traveling, and she did that as often as possible with family members. Her most recent trip was to Monterey Peninsula, CA, where she hosted an 8-day extended family reunion for Christmas, 1998. Eloise's biggest challenge was a battle with cancer. With relatively little disruption to her active lifestyle until her last year, Eloise triumphed over breast cancer without chemotherapy or radiation for over 13 years.
Eloise is survived by a daughter, Jo Ann Shields Knappenberger and her husband, Albert; a son, Charles Richard Shields, and his bride, Amporn; granddaughters, Beth Knappenberger and Deralyn Knappenberger; newly adopted grandchildren, Anya Shields and Lucas Shields; and a great granddaughter, Lily Knappenberger. Eloise is wished well on her journey but shall be missed by family and friends.
Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels, 15 East Sola Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, are handling arrangements. Honoring Eloise's love of nature, flowers may be sent, or donations may be sent to Save-the Redwoods League, 114 Sansome Street, Room 605, San Francisco, CA 94104-3814. Viewing will be Monday, May 3, 1999, 1:00 - 2:00 p m at Carpinteria Woman's Club, 1059 Vallecito, Carpinteria, followed by a closed-casket service at 2:00 p m. Afterwards, vanilla ice cream and cookies will be served at Singing Springs Village's Recreation Room from 3:00 - 4:30 p m. Following cremation, an informal ceremony to plant a Redwood tree in celebration of Eloise's eternal life will be held at the Charles and Eloise Shields Family Grove, just north of Redcrest, CA.

JONES, Floyd Burton
Dr F Burton Jones passed away on April 15, 1999 at the Vista del Monte Retirement Facility in Santa Barbara. He and his wife Madeleine had resided there since 1992. He was an emeritus professor from the University of California at Riverside where he had taught mathematics since 1982. He was born in Cisco, Texas on November 22, 1910. He was raised in Albany, Texas and attended high school there before going to the University of Texas in Austin in 1928. He completed both his undergraduate and PhD degrees there and joined the faculty in 1935. There he met Madeleine Maire in his freshman mathematics class. They were married in 1936. During WWll, he was part of a small group of scientists who developed scanning sonar for navy submarines at Harvard University's underwater sound lab. In 1950 he joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina where he taught and served as chairman of the Mathematics Dept for 12 years. He published over 40 papers in his field of mathematics, topology, and was internationally recognized for his work. However, teaching and getting young people interested in mathematics was his main interest He passed this love of teaching on to his graduate students, many of whom teach in California as well as other states. In 1980 in honor of his 70th birthday, leading mathematicians throughout the world came to UCR to present 50 papers at a four-day program in topology in his honor. In 1987, he and Madeleine endowed the F Burton Jones Chair in Topology at UCR. He was recognized at that time by the California State Assembly for his dedication to teaching and his many contributions to the university. His other primary interest was electronics and amateur radio which he had been licensed to use since the late twenties and continued to use until his death.
He is survived by his wife of 83 years, Madeleine, three children, Marian Silva of Santa Ynez, CA, W Clay Jones of Waxahatchie, TX, and Lesley Jones of Wimberly, TX, his brother, Wayne Rudmose of Austin, TX, five grandsons and two great granddaughters.
A Memorial service was held on April 20,1999. In lieu of flowers, the family requested that donations be made in his name to the Vista del Monte Resident's Assistance Fund that Dr Jones supported, in care of Charles Frazier, 3775 Modoc Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93105.

MARTINEZ, Celestiene "Sally"
81, is in heaven now. She passed away peacefully Thursday morning April 29, 1999 at her Santa Ynez home where she resided with her niece Grace Romero Pacheco, her sister Barbara Martinez and great nieces and nephews including her favorite great great niece "princess" Angelina Hernandez.
Sally was born in Carpinteria, Ca April 7, 1918. She is preceded by her daughter Lillian Batula, her son Tomas Batula and brother Richard Martinez. She is survived by her son Robert Batula and 5 grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings: Barbara Martinez, Raquel Lasaca, Genevieve Martinez, Johnny Martinez and Modesta "Molly" Ayala and several nieces and nephews.
Sally had an uncomplicated approach to life, she was lively, enthusiastic, and had an abundance of physical energy always singing and whistling her favorite old tunes. She was friendly, good to talk to and a good listener. "She will be greatly missed It will never be the same without her".
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on 10:00 AM Monday May 3, at Old Mission Santa Ines in Solvang, CA.
Officiant to be: Fr Daniel Kabat OFM Cap Burial to follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Ballard.
Loper Funeral Chapel, Directors.

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