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HUMPHREY, Gordon Sayre
Sept 4, 1910-Aug 15, 1999
Gordon Sayre Humphrey, long time resident of Santa Barbara, California died at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara at 11:30 AM on Sunday August 15, 1999.
Gordon Humphrey was born in Trenton, New Jersey on September 4, 1910 to Harold & Catharine (Sayre) Humphrey. He spent his childhood in Trenton and moved to Washington, New Jersey when he was eight years old. He met his future wife Joette Terwilleger while she was teaching school in Washington They lived in Wyckoff, New Jersey before moving to Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts.
Gordon received his engineering education at Princeton University and his management training at the Harvard Business School. He began his career with Western Electric Company of New York. He was loaned to the Radar Division of the Navys Bureau of Ships during World War II. After the war he spent 18 years with Raytheon Corporation in various executive and general management capacities. He moved with his family to Santa Barbara, California in 1959 as General Manager of the Raytheon division here. He left Raytheon to become General Manager of the missile division of Leach Corporation in Azusa, California.
After retiring in 1969, Gordon served on the board of directors of the Santa Barbara symphony and was active in the Boys Club and the United Way of Santa Barbara. During this time he and his wife, Joette, also traveled extensively in Europe and around the world.
Gordon is survived by his wife, Joette, and three children, Gordon Jr , David, Catharine and several grandchildren.
Services will be held at Welch-Ryce-HaiderMortuary, Santa Barbara, California on Thursday, August 19, 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in his name to the Boys Club of Santa Barbara and The United Way.

PIZZUTO, Clara
passed away Sunday, August 15, 1999. Born in Acerra near Naples, Italy on April 26, 1912.
She came to this country in 1931 and was married to Dominick in Chicago in 1938. A resident of Santa Barbara since 1959.
She is survived by her beloved daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Michael Warren, granddaughter, Stephanie Warren, grandsons, Robert and Kevin Pizzuto.
A Graveside Service will be held on Thursday at 10:00 am at Calvary Cemetery.
Arrangements by McDermott-Crockett Mortuary.

ZAPATA, Jose Alejandro
Beloved son, Jose Alejandro Zapata was born February 9, 1938 to Leonila L Zapata Calles and the late Herbert Zapata, Sr He passed away on August 14, 1999, in Santa Barbara.
He is survived by two daughters: Vivian Nicole Zapata and Amber Zapata, a son Frank W Zapata and two grandsons: Frank and Joseph Cavarrubias, one brother and five sisters: Carlos Zapata, Lilia Perez, Ramona Requejo, Lupe Vargas, Rachel Franco, and his twin sister Mary A Calles several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his brother Herbert Zapata, Jr.
We love you Tito and you'll always be in our hearts. You were the best dad ever.
Vigil Service will be held Tuesday evening at 7:30 p m at Welch-Ryce-Haider. Mass will be held on Wednesday at 10:00 a m at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Interment at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels.

ANDERSON-REYNOLDS, Amy Elizabeth
Amy passed away in Santa Maria on August 11, 1999 at the age of 30. She was born in Riverside, California on July 12, 1969.
Amy was married in 1992 and was the loving wife of Tom Reynolds, the devoted mother to Christina Reynolds and the beloved daughter of Nancy Anderson.
Amy was always full of life. She had a great passion for the truth and loved humor. She was an excellent horseback rider and enjoyed cross stitching and reading. She fought a long and difficult battle with cancer and her memory will live on in those who knew her.
A Memorial Service for Amy will be held on Friday, August 20, 1999, at 5:00 PM at the Sarah House, 2612 Modoc Rd, Santa Barbara.
The family has asked that memorial contributions be made to Sarah House, 2612 Modoc Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Arrangements are under the direction of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home, Santa Maria, California.

CABRERA, Manuel
37 yr resident of Santa Barbara, passed away Monday August 9, 1999 at his home. He was 57 yrs of age.
Born November 8, 1941 in Vallermoso Tamaulipas, Mexico.
In 1968 he met Lourdes Mendoza in Mexico City and married 3 months later in Rosarito, California. He worked as head Foreman for the S B Lemon Association in GoIeta for 23 yrs before closing down in 1986. For the last 13 yrs he had his own landscaping business. He was a talented musician who took great pride in his music. Self taught how to play the accordion and guitar. He loved playing Nortenas and Mariachi.
He is survived by his loving wife Lourdes, son; Manuel Cabrera Jr, daughters; Luz Rodriguez and husband Edward, Karina Cabrera, Nancy Cabrera, his beloved grandson Jesse Rodriguez, mother; Crispina Cabrera, brothers; Martin Cabrera and wife Dora, Rorberto Cabrera and wife Francis, sisters; Lupe Perez and husband Tony, Visenta Simentales, Maria Luisa Cosio and husband Manuel, Jenny Leon, numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
He will be greatly missed by all the lives he touched.

CARLBERG, Frederick W
Frederick William Carlberg "Fritz", retired Supervisor of the City of Santa Barbara Electronics Division, died in Carpinteria, California on his 62nd birthday, August 14, 1999, of cancer of an unknown origin. He was born in LeMars, Iowa.
Fred was an Extra Class Amateur Radio operator, the highest level license. His call sign was N6WP. Active for numerous years with amateur traffic nets relaying health and welfare information throughout the world, he could copy at 35+ WPM. He taught licensing classes for the Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club, and was well respected for his expertise as an operator and technician.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents Blanche Knoop Carlberg and Donald E Carlberg, and is survived by his wife, Lily Rossi Carlberg.
A Mass was celebrated in thanksgiving for Fred's life at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco by his brother-in-law, the Reverend Norman L Cram, Jr.
A Memorial Celebration will take place at his graveside on Saturday, August 21, 1999, 10:30 am, Santa Barbara Cemetery.
73 & 88 Fritz N6WP SK (Silent Key)

CROW, Grace M
92, former resident of Santa Barbara, died in Olympia, Wa Sunday Aug 15, 1999. Born in Guymon, Oklahoma, Sept. 16, 1907, she lived at Atchison, Kansas until coming to Santa Barbara after high school graduation in 1925. She attended business college in Santa Barbara and worked for Seaside Oil Co. She was married to Andrew Crow in 1931. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church for 40 years and also active in the PTA and the Santa Barbara Sewing Club for 50 years. She was a seamstress and made suits, shirts and dresses, and knitted afgans and slipper-socks until a year ago. She had a great sense of humor and wrote poetry.
Mr Crow died in Santa Barbara in 1969 and she came to Olympia 12 years ago.
Mrs Crow is survived by 2 sons: Andrew, Olympia, Wa and Todd, Poughkeepsie, NY; a sister: Beatrice Conrad, Topeka, Ks, and 2 grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Margaret Jane.
Private graveside services will be held at Santa Barbara Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held in the First United Methodist Church, Olympia in September. Arrangements are by Fern Hill Funeral Home, Aberdeen, Wa.

HERMAN, Clara K
94, died June 30, 1999 in Grants Pass, Or. She was a former Santa Barbara resident.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, 11 AM at El Montecito Presbyterian Church. She was born Clara K Clark March 17, 1905 in Saticoy, Ca. In July 1927, she married Jesse R Herman, who died March 1958. She was primarily a homemaker. During World War II, she assisted her husband in the family business, Herman's Market in Santa Barbara. She loved to travel, play cards, do handicrafts and visit her grandchildren.
Survivors include three daughters, Doris Hubbard of Grants Pass, Or, Betty Cordero of Irvin, Ca, and Annette Hendrix of Greenwood, Ca a sister Annette Grainger of Santa Paula, Ca, a brother, Walter Clark of Hot Springs, Ark; 14 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.

LOPERA, Alfred Richard
of Santa Barbara, formerly of Santa Ana, passed away August 2, 1999 of cardiac arrest at the age of 78.
Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Sundale, a brother David, and six grandchildren. Service will be Saturday, August 21 at 10:00 at Pierce Brothers Mortuary, 2425 W Lincoln Street, Anaheim, CA.

MORRIS, Kathleen S
a Santa Barbara resident since 1959, died on Wednesday, August 11, 1999. Born in England on September 27, 1911, she was 87. Mrs Morris moved to the United States in 1947.
While living in Santa Barbara she worked as a hairdresser, and was the owner of Kathleen's Beauty Salon.
She had a great love for her family, music especially the piano, and gardening.
Mrs Morris is survived by her husband Harry W Morris of Santa Barbara, her daughter and son-in-law Valerie (William M) Smith of Lake Arrowhead, a grandson Jeff (Diane) Rumme of Santa Maria, and two great grandchildren Christopher and Jennifer also of Santa Maria.
A Memorial Service is planned for today, August 18, at 1:00 PM at the Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapel.

SPAULDING, Charlotte Smith
third generation native Montanan and 33 year resident of Santa Barbara, died unexpectedly August 1,1999 at Cottage Hospital.
Charlotte was born in Billings, Montana on July 18, 1913 the third daughter of Glen and Cressie Smith. She spent much of her youth in Missoula, Montana where her father worked for the US Forest Service as Regional Forester, Director of Fire Operations, and later Director of Range and Game Management. Her father instilled in her a life long interest in botany. While attending the
U of Montana in Missoula, Charlotte married fellow student Albert C Spaulding in 1932.
After her husband finished his BA at the U of Montana and his MA at the U of Michigan, the family, (Charlotte, Albert, and son Ronald) moved to New York City where Albert finished his PhD at Columbia University and Charlotte work at Horace Mann School. Because of the paper shortage during WWll, Albert was unable to fulfill the final requirement of presenting five bound copies of his dissertation to the Columbia Library. In the period following completion of his degree and the end of the war's paper shortage, Albert went to work for the War Mapping Program. This required that the family move about every six to nine months. Charlotte said she lived out of her steamer trunk and two suitcases for the whole time. In fact, Charlotte noted in 1962 that she had been married 30 years and moved 31 times!!! This included 13 years in Ann Arbor, Michigan where Albert taught at the U of Michigan and where the family moved only twice. She moved three more times after that finally landing in Santa Barbara where Albert was and Dean of Letters and Science at UCSB for five years and well as a Professor of Anthropology until 1989 when he retired as a Professor Emeriti.
In Ann Arbor, Charlotte joined the Potter's Guild and became an accomplished potter and even took a class from a student of Marie Wu. In Washington, DC, she continued with her pottery taking classes at the Corchran Gallery. After moving to Santa Barbara in 1966, she purchased her own kiln and pottery wheel and worked at home. She said if the family would stop raiding her finished works she might be able have a show and sale. Fortunately or unfortunately depending on the view point, the family continued absconding with the goods, and Charlotte was able to hold only a few private showings of her work.
Charlotte's later interests included travel, the Faculty Women's Club (the scholarship fund, bridge, stitch and chat, and needlecraft), the Assistance League, and UCSB Emeriti. She also enjoyed the local public gardens where she instructed various family members in botany.
Charlotte is survived by her son, Ronald R Spaulding, and daughter, Catherine S Black, both of Santa Barbara, one grandson, two granddaughters, and four great grandchildren. She is missed by all. She was a great lady.
There will be no formal services. A celebration of Charlotte's life will be held Sunday September 19, from 2-5pm at her home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Albert and Charlotte Spaulding Fund at: Spaulding Fund, Dept Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106. Checks should be made payable to the Regents of the University of California.

BATES, Thomas
Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 am at Oak Hill Cemetery in Ballard for former Valley resident Thomas Arthur Bates. He died at home in Talent, Oregon on Monday, August 9, 1999 with Elise, his wife of 48 years, at his side.
Born November 29, 1932 in Tillamook, Oregon to Lowell and Lona Bates, he attended schools in southern CA, moving to Buellton in 1950. On July 1, 1951 he married Elise Lindegaard and their family eventually grew to include five sons and one daughter.
A long-time Buellton resident, Bates was a member of the Cement Masons Local Union 600, working in concrete construction for nearly forty years. He retired in 1992, moving to Oregon. His hobbies included fishing, flytying, motorcross racing and lapidary work.
Survivors include his wife Elise; sons Mark (Esther) of Solvang, Jeffrey of Los Olivos, Dean of Atascadero and Clint (Marty) of Templeton; daughter Amy Bates of Encinitas; stepmother Mildred Bates; brother Phillip Bates of Solvang; two sisters, Ruth Henderson and Denise Frey; and 12 grandchildren. His youngest son, Scott, predeceased him in 1988.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Bethania Lutheran Church, Solvang.

BACHAND, Alice Geneva
90 died August 14, 1999 or Alzheimer's disease at home in Cloverdale, CA. She will be buried in Calvary Cemetery with Arthur, her husband of 55 years. Alice and Art retired to Rancho Santa Barbara in the early 60's, where she enjoyed many years of shuffleboard championships and community volunteer work, particularly in the library of San Roque Parish.
All her life, such service and duty was very important to Alice. She was a tireless worked for the Catholic Daughters, the American Legion Auxiliary and as a member of her local parishes. She won many awards and much deserved recognition for her constant work in the community and in the organizations she loved so much.
Widowed in 1986 and in the early stages of Alzheimer's, Alice moved to the Bay area to be near her nieces. She lived in Concord for several years before moving to Cloverdae in 1995. The Blanchards had no children, but Alice was the cornerstone to and occasionally surrogate mother of six nieces and nephews, and has been affectionately titled her Family Matriarch for the last decade.
She is survived by Pamela Giroux and Judith Leet of Newport, RI, Diane Emberlin of Oakland, Lynne Hayes of Cloverdale and Stuart and Bryan Heck of Portland, OR.

ELLENWOOD, Eleanor Elvina (Erickson)
was born May 31, 1913. She spent her childhood in Montana and North Dakota. She moved to Los Angeles in 1933 and worked for Dr Ephriam in Los Angeles until she met her beloved husband Theodore (Ted) S Ellenwood, Ph D After their marriage, Ellie moved to Santa Barbara where Ted was a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Ellie traveled extensively, in the United States, Africa, the Holy Lands, Europe, the South Pacific, Alaska and most recently to Norway and Sweden to trace her family roots With Ted, she would present their travels for others to enjoy
Ellie was an active member of the First United Methodist Church She served as President of the United Methodist Women and on Many committees They are many young couples who owe their wonderful wedding memories to the hard work of Ellie and many seniors who saw places they has never seen because of the bus trips she and Ted hosted She assisted in the Church office for many years an most recently you would find her pouring coffees and serving cake at the Fellowship Center
Ellie died August 12, 1999, at Cottage Hospital after a brief illness Ted preceded Ellie in death She is survived by her sister, Theresa Wells of Sylmar, Ca ; her nieces, Shirley (Erickson) Engels of New York, Holly (Erickson) Geist and Tani (Wells) Hooper of Oregon; her nephews, John Erickson of New York, Michael Erickson of Michigan, and James Cowen of Semi Valley, Ca
Ellie was loved and will be missed by Ted's children, Ester (Ellenwood) Peterson of Washington, Martha (Ellenwood) Shields of Alaska, and Shirley (Ellenwood) Cook of California
A memorial service will be held 11:00 A M , Thursday, August 19, 1999 at the First United Methodist Church, 305 East Anapamu, Santa Barbara, Ca. A reception will follow the service in the Fellowship Center.
The family wishes to express their thanks to the many friends that have helped Ellie during the past years. Ellie and her family request that any contributions are donated tot he music program at First United Methodist Church.

FAY, Joseph Harold
Jr, on August 13, of complications due to Alzheimer's disease, at his home in Goleta. Harold was born September 3,1921 in San Francisco, first child of Joseph H Fay, Sr and Emily Camet. He was raised in Los Angeles and graduated from Mt Carmel High School and Compton Junior College. During World War II, he graduated from the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY in 1944, and served on Liberty ships in the South Pacific. In 1947 he joined his father's business, Ojai Lumber Company, assuming management in 1951. His brother Kenneth Fay of Ojai entered the business in 1956, and in 1973 Harold joined Kenneth in Aqua-Flo Supply, an irrigation supply firm. Harold retired from Aqua-Flo in 1992
Harold is survived by eight children: Michael Fay, Theresa Fay Stelly, Brian Fay, and Martin Fay, of Goleta; Monica Fay and Madeline Fay, of Morgan Hill; Maureen El Harake, of Mission Viejo; and Stephen Fay, of Monrovia; also by seven grandchildren. Harold is also survived by his brothers John F Fay and Kenneth Fay of Ojai, and Alfred Fay of Sherman Oaks.
Harold was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Toastmasters, St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Council, Ojai Architectural Board of Review, California Landscape Contractors Association, the Family Camp Association, and Santa Barbara Hospice. He served as President and was very active in the Beginning Experience program for separated/divorced/widowed Christians, and was active in the worship community at St Anthony's Seminary.
Harold will be remembered for his fatherly love, gentle sense of humor, and fairness and service in business dealings. He enjoyed photography, hiking, the ocean, the mountains of Arizona, and family time with his children and grandchildren
A memorial Mass celebrating Harold's life will be held at 7:30 PM on August 27, at St Raphael's Catholic Church in Goleta.
Donations in Harold's memory may be made to the Friendship Center, 89
Eucalyptus Lane, Santa Barbara 93108, or to Catholic Charities, 609 E Haley
St, Santa Barbara 93103.

JACOBSON, William Jan
A gifted musician born in San Pedro, California, December 8, 1910 passed away on August 11,1999.
He was raised in Lindsay, California in The San Joaquin Valley and began playing the piano at the age of seven. He later attended Oakland Polytechnic Institute and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he perfected his talents of piano playing and composing.
In his early twenties he toured the world on luxury cruise liners as an entertainer with various bands and also played solo. He also entertained in many major cities around the world during this time. Later he played at Universal Studios in Hollywood as orchestra pianist, accompanist to famous vocalists such as Doris Day, Dinah Shore and Ida Lupino and also appeared in several movies. He also made recordings and coached several actors.
During World War II he joined other studio musicians entertaining military Personnel at various hospitals and military bases for which he received a Presidential Commendation.
He later moved to Santa Barbara with his wife, Florence (Linda) who died in 1994. Together they divided their time between Santa Barbara and Ojai. Bill entertained in numerous local establishments in Southern California for many years.
Per his wishes no services are being held and interment will be private Friends may remember their favorite charity, Wood Glen Hall in Santa Barbara, Visiting Nurses in Santa Barbara and Help of Ojai in Ojai, California.
Born of Swedish immigrant parents, he had two brothers and a sister, Elmer H Jacobson of Oregon, Charles R Jacobson of Santa Barbara and Anna Jacobson of Fresno all deceased.
Welch-Ryce-Haider in charge of arrangements.

PEREIRA (LEY), Marlynn
47, of Hanford, CA, November 11, 1951 - August 10, 1999.
Marlynn was born in Santa Barbara and graduated from Santa Barbara High School in 1970. She married and moved to Hanford, CA in 1978.
Survivors are husband, Gary Pereira and two daughters, Jamie and Katie, of Hanford; brothers James Ley of Santa Barbara and Edward Ley of Riverton, Wyoming; and sister Dorothy Ann Perry of Shelton, WA.
A loving mother, Marlynn took pride and joy in the growth, education and nurturing of her two daughters. She especially enjoyed watching them play softball. She also played softball herself, and was a member of the American Softball Association. Her other avid interests included bowling and reading.
Marlynn's loving spirit touched the hearts of many. Her friends and family, which includes many loving aunts and uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews, will especially miss her sweet smile and infectious laughter.
Private services will be held Friday, 10am, at the Free Methodist Church on Cliff Drive. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Neighborhood Church, attn: Kelly Thomas (Youth Pastor), 5505 West Riggen Ave Visalia, CA 93291-9084

SELIG, Joyce Archer
58, who lived in Woodside, CA for 25 years, died July 20, 1999 at The Stanford Medical Center after a 2-year battle with ovarian cancer. Joyce requested that there be no services.
Born in Newark, NJ and raised in Santa Barbara, CA, she attended Laguna Blanca School, Colorado College where she was a Kappa Kappa Gamma, the University of Geneva (Switzerland) the Graduate Institute of International Studied where she served as president of governing board of the Smith College Group, and Mills College, where she graduated as a History and Political Sciences major.
Joyce lived an incredible full life. She was a homeroom teacher, teacher's aide, kids coach, loved sports, ran marathons and was a master's swimmer. Joyce was a pianist and enjoyed painting and photography. She managed a restaurant and was a top producing real estate agent with Cornish and Carey, now Coldwell Banker, in Palo Alto for many years. She worked as a marketing associate with her husband's company, Davis Instruments, and was a partner in Selig Construction and Development, which owns and operates properties in four western state. She and her family were avid travelers to all the continents. She gave generously of her time, energy and resources to many organizations and worthy causes. She and her husband received the 1996 Worner Award as Alumni of the year at Colorado College.
She si survived by her mother, Janine Archer of Santa Barbara; husband of 38 years, Bob of Woodside; children Erik and Wendy Selig-Aimonetti of Redwood City and Robin of Woodside and three grandkids, Justin, Shelbi and Cammi.
Friends of Joyce may contribute memorial donations to the Gynecological Cancer Foundation, 401 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-4267.

ANDRADO, JR, Proceso
passed into eternal life on August 18, 1999, following complications of a stroke. "Jun", as he was popularly known, was born in Zamboanga, Philippines July 18, 1953, graduated from San Carlos University, was gifted musically and athletically, possessed a sense of honor and total dedication to the Larry Kellys and others to whom he served as a Certified Nurse's Assistant. He had a large family and was respected and loved by all, including his beautiful wife Maribel and highly educated daughters Chiquiiqui, Sheila, Jacklyn, and Carolyn. He also leaves sisters Darling, Linda, Elizabeth, Grace, Charity, Jasmin and brothers Andrew, Henry, Joseph, and Rudy.
He will be buried on the island of Cebu where most of his family resides. There will be Seventh-Day Adventist Services there.
Proceso will forever be loved and greatly missed.

DANIEL, Gale W
March 23, 1927-August 15, 1999
Passed into eternal life in Santa Barbara, Ca. Gale & family moved to Santa Barbara in 1960.
Gale was a man of many trades, a truck driver for Griffin Steel, owned The Gaslight Bar in Santa Barbara, and was a construction plumber for Santa Barbara Plumbing. His true passion was plumbing which lead him to owning and operating operating G&W Sewer & Drain, and lastly Daniel's Sewer & Drain both in Santa Barbara.
Gale is survived by his wife Juanita Daniel of Goleta, daughters, Virginia Atteberry of Colorado, Debbi, Swift of Goleta, Tricia Daniel of Santa Barbara, sons, James Gale Daniel of Goleta, Van Daniel of Colorado. He is also survived by Sisters, Lunette Ott, Amalene Talley, & Lavera Freeman along with numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren. He will he greatly missed in all our lives, and will always be in our hearts. We will always remember his zest for life, whether hunting, being a State Park host, or just traveling the States, he always enjoyed life to the fullest.
Memorial Services will be held at Lion's Park, 6197 Casitas Pass Rd, Carpinteria, Ca on Sunday, August 22nd at 7:00 pm. Community Chapel World Outreach, Reverend Evangelina Diaz officiating.

HAVRILKA, Shirley Marie
Died: June 3, 1999 in Sun Lakes, Arizona.
Shirley was born on November 12, 1934 in Binghamton, New York, to Michael Havrilka, Jr and Mary Koval-Havrilka.
Shirley was raised in Endicott, New York and graduated from Union Endicott High School in 1953. She also completed courses at Ridley Business School.
Shirley was a life member of the Eastern Star.
Shirley worked for Bert's Department Store and Union Forging Works in Endicott before starting her 30 year career with IBM. She worked in IBM facilities in Owego, NY; Gaithersberg, MD; Vandenberg Air Base near Lompoc, CA; Westlake, CA and Boulder, CO before retiring in Lompoc, CA where she lived for a number of years before moving to Sun Lakes, Arizona.
Shirley loved life and people, especially children, and was a very generous person. Although she had various health problems during her lifetime, Shirley never allowed that to get her down. She enjoyed life, traveling and meeting people.
Shirley will be greatly missed by her legions of friends and family who are scattered around the country. She's joining her beloved brother, Bernard Michael Havrilka, who preceded her in death on September 28, 1998. Shirley is survived by her dear sister, Virginia Helene Havrilka, P O Box 3059, Lompoc, CA 93438-3059.
Because Shirley loved children and was saddened when they were ill and suffering, contributions in her memory may be made to St Jude Hospital, P O Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929.
Pursuant to her desires, her remains were donated to science in the hope that such medical research could help others.

OROPEZA-FAILING, Katrina Mae
born November 29, 1966 in Sacramento. An eighteen year resident of Santa Barbara County, passed away peacefully at home, in her sleep, on August 13, 1999.
She is survived by her immediate family: her husband Robert Mayo Failing Jr of Santa Barbara, her beloved daughter Jessica, her sister Debbie Welch of Missouri, her aunt Angela of Lompoc and her step father Chuck of Santa Barbara. She is additionally survived by her extended family.
Katrina was well loved for her indomitable spirit, her competitive nature, humor, sense of joy and excitement. She loved to play baseball and always made the All-star teams. She loved children, writing poetry, music, dancing, swimming and camping. She will be remembered for her commitment to others. What will be remembered most is her sense of generosity, loyalty and love. She was loved by all that knew her. We will all miss her. Her spirit is free forever.
Services will be held at 7:00 in the evening on Sunday August 22 at Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral home on 15 East Sola Street. A private inurnment will be at a later date at the Santa Barbara Cemetery.

ALBERTSEN, Eric Hans
Eric Hans AIbertsen, 40, passed away August 17, 1999 in Santa Barbara. Mr AIbertsen was born Sept 23, 1958 in Arcadia, Calif and moved to Santa Barbara in 1989 where he worked in the landscape trade. He loved music, tending gardens and was a joyous companion to those who knew him.
He is survived by his adoring son Gus John, Gus John's mother Martha, both of Santa Barbara; mother Lugene AIbertsen of Arcadia Ca; father Hans AIbertsen of Prospect, Ky; sister, Kristin Johnson of Huntington Beach Ca grandmothersEva Albertson, Ojai and Clara Johnson, San Diego.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1 pm Saturday Aug 21 at the First Christian Church, 1905 Chapala St Santa Barbara Ca.
In lieu of flowers, it is the family's request that contributions be sent to United Cerebral Palsy, Santa Barbara Chapter for Conductive Education, 423 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, Ca 93101.

BUSO, Maryann
Maryann Buso passed away August 18, 1999 alter a long illness. She left behind her loving husband of forty-nine years, Frank Buso, her son Ray Buso, three daughters Sandra Robles, Terry Rodriguez and Patricia Jimenez.
She also left behind her sisters Mary Louise Frampton, Barbara Rottinghouse and her brother Lawrence Ramos. She had eleven grandchildren and one great grandson. She will be greatly missed.
A Rosary will be held Monday August 23 at Our Lady of Sorrows at 7:00 PM. The Funeral will follow Tuesday the 24th at 10:00 AM.

ALBERTSEN, Eric Hans
Eric Hans AIbertsen, 40, passed away August 17, 1999 in Santa Barbara. Mr AIbertsen was born Sept 23, 1958 in Arcadia, Calif and moved to Santa Barbara in 1989 where he worked in the landscape trade. He loved music, tending gardens and was a joyous companion to those who knew him.
He is survived by his adoring son Gus John, Gus John's mother Martha, both of Santa Barbara; mother Lugene AIbertsen of Arcadia Ca; father Hans AIbertsen of Prospect, Ky; sister, Kristin Johnson of Huntington Beach Ca, grandmothers; Eva Albertsen, Ojai, CA and Clara Johnson, San Diego.
A Memorial Service was held Saturday Aug 21 at the First Christian Church, 1905 Chapala St Santa Barbara Ca.
In lieu of flowers, it is the family's request that contributions be sent to United Cerebral Palsy, Santa Barbara Chapter for Conductive Education, 423 W Victoria St, Santa Barbara, Ca 93101.

BROWN, Solange Adrienne Gascou, "Mrs B"
10/14/07 - 8/9/99
Daughter of Regis Auguste Gascou, of Paris, France and Mathilde Martin of St Etienne, France. Sister of Rene Gascou, deceased and formerly of Ocean Side, CA, and Lillian Wright of Boca Raton, FL. Aunt of Graydon Wright of Boca Raton, Rene Gascou Jr of Los Angeles and Denise Dale of Santa Ana, CA.
Mrs B was a strong, high energy woman who worked all her life from the family farm in Linton, Ind to the Brownie Apt in Summering, CA, which she owned and operated since 1955. She also spent 33 years as head cashier for Summerland's Dept Stores. She is the widow of Master Sgt Howard Alton Brown, USAF retired. They traveled the world together during his career, most notable 18 months in Turkey in the early 1950s. She was always and early riser and in her youth was an active outdoor person, gardener and dancer to the big bands on Los Angeles in the late, 20s, 30s and 40s. She maintained excellent health all her life and passed away peacefully at home of natural causes among friends, as she wished. She was buried at the Carpinteria Cemetery on Monday, August 16.
Her wish is that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Carpinteria-Summerland Firefighters Assn. and the SB Visiting Nurses Assn.
To know her is to love her.

O'MEARA, Mary Christine "Chris"
died peacefully in her steep at Mission Terrace Convalescent Hospital on August 20, 1999 at the age of 88.
Christine was born on July 12, 1911 on the Tecolote Ranch in Goleta Valley, the first daughter and fourth child to Richard B Hunt and Isabel Morelli. She attended local Goleta schools until the family moved their home to Hollister Avenue where her father was the superintendent of the Goleta Cemetery. There she attended Hope School for a year before entering Dolores Catholic School. Christine graduated from Santa Barbara Catholic High School in 1929. She attended the Berkeley School of Nursing for 2 years before she decided to change her career and moved back to Santa Barbara. From age 16 until her marriage in 1948 Chris was a well-known and accomplished tennis player both locally and at the State level. Several times she won a berth to play at the annual Ojai Invitational and in 1943 won the Santa Barbara City Championship.
In the early 1940's, she attended and graduated from the Santa Barbara Business College and for the next 40 plus years spent her working career as a bookkeeper, mostly with Lou Rose and later with Robinson's. On August 7, 1948, Christine married Dan O'Meara at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Their married lasted 48 years until Dan's passing on August 19, 1996. Together they enjoyed years of bowling in local leagues, and in 1974 both took up the game of golf which they actively participated in as a couple until Dan's stroke in 1982. Chris was a most devoted wife and caregiver to her husband for 14 years, and yet Dan made sure she always found time for golf and bingo during this time. They were together a very unselfish couple who led their lives by example.
Christine is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Mary and George Mamalakis and her beloved grandson, Jeff; a sister Margaret (Pete) Nicoletti of Santa Barbara and sister-in-law Ann Hunt of Lodi, and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her siblings: Richard B Hunt Jr (Dick), William Hunt, Vincent Hunt, Kathleen Oliphant and Laura Gunter.
At this time her family would like to express their appreciation to the medical staff at Mission Terrace for all the wonderful care and attention given to Chris these last 3  months, but especially these last four days. Thank you doesn't seem enough. Also, we would like to express our gratitude to Diane Simpkins at Santa Barbara Care Management for her guidance and support this past year. The journey is complete.
Anyone wishing to make personal donations in Christine's name may do so to San Roque Church Repair and Renovation, 325 Argonne Circle, SB 93015 and St Vincent's PO Box 669, SB. 93102-0669.
Visitation at Welch-Ryce-Haider Downtown Chapel, Mon Aug 23, noon to 8:00 pm. Mass Tues, August 24 at 10:00 am at San Rogue Church. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery.


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