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PULVERMAN, Heinz J.
Born May 1, 1922 in Berlin, Germany. Escaped in 1938 and spent WWII in Tsingtao, China teaching English at the Chinese YMCA. He also served with UNRRA after war's end.
Pulverman came to this country in 1946, attended the University of Missouri at Columbia, then moved to Chicago where after 2 years as a temple executive he entered the insurance business. Continuing in that field after coming to Santa Monica in 1951, he was an agent, supervisor, district manager and broker for over 35 years.
Earning college teaching credentials, he also taught insurance at Valley College, TradeTech, for the Life Underwriters Training Council, and the American College, as well as many company courses. Upon retiring, he fashioned a second career as editor for the Insurance journal and Merrit reporter for Underwriters' Report of San Francisco. He was also an inveterate world traveler.
He was married to Norma Cohen for almost 40 years,. She predeceased him in 1988 after an illness. Pulverman is a past president of Marina del Rey Lodge of B'nai B'rith and editor of its "Log" newsletter for many years. He leaves his wife, Edythe Weiss, whom he married in 1992, his sons Martin Pulverman, Esq. and Raymond Pulverman, Esq., of Santa Barbara, a daughter, Vivian Mehiman, of Westchester, seven grandchildren, and a sister, Eva Jellin, Burlingame.
Charitable donations may be made to the City of Hope (West Los Angeles) c/o Daniel Lieber, M.
D. Hillside Mortuary (800) 576-1994.

KUPELIAN, Dana D.
Dana Kupelian passed away peacefully in the family home on Friday, September 17, 1999. She was a resident of Santa Barbara for over 65 years.
Dana was born October 11, 1915, in Douglas, Alaska. her natural parents were Stana and Gabriel Jelich. When Dana was five years old her mother passed away and Dana was adopted by Harry DeVighne, M.
D. and his wife Martha. She lived in Juneau, Alaska until 1934 when she came to Santa Barbara with her parents. In 1938 Dana graduated from Knapp College of Nursing as a Registered Nurse. That same year she married her husband, Lawrence Kupelian. They were married 59 years, raising four children. Lawrence passed away in 1998.
In addition to working as a nurse, Dana was involved in many activities that benefited her community. She was a founder of Mother's Club of Santa Barbara which raised funds for charitable causes, including establishing Alameda Park's first children's playground. Dana took a special interest in the American servicemen of the Vietnam War who were missing in action (MIS's). In her most recent years, Dana volunteered as a "Peach Lady" of Santa BArbara Medical Foundation Clinic and served on the board of the foundation's scholarship fund.
Dana and her husband, Lawrence had four children. They are Diane, Anthony, David and Lauren. They had seven grandchildren: Charmaine, Tim, Jerid, Nathan, Ken, Ashley and Erin, and three great grandchildren, Goeff, Megan and Emily.
Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 199 at 1:00 o'clock at Unity Church of Santa Barbara, 227 E.l Arrellaga St., Santa BArbara, CA 93101. Phone: (805) 966-2239. In lieu of flowers, donations made be made to Santa Barbara Visiting Nurses Association, 222 E. Canon Perdido St., Santa Barbara. CA 93101 or to Unity Church Building Fund.

JETTE, J. Edgar
Of Fallbrook, former resident of Santa Barbara died September 15, 1999 in Fallbrook, California. He was born November 16, 1899 in Boston, Massachusetts. Edgar was employed by Western Electric Co. as an Engineer for 40 yrs. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Nancy P. Jette of Santa Barbara, his three sons: John Jette of New Jersey, Edward Jette of Indiana, Alfred Jette of Florida and four daughters: Mary O'Hea & Eileen Chooliian of New Jersey, Margaret Romano of Santa Barbara and Florence Dillon of New York, twenty one Grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Saturday, September 18 at Berry-Bell & Hall Chapel in Fallbrook. Mass will be held Saturday, September 18, 2:30pm by Father Emmon Flynn at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Fallbrook. Charitable donations may be made to Fallbrook Hospice, 624 E. Elder Street, Fallbrook, Ca. 92028. Arrangements are under the direction of Berry-Bell & Hall Fallbrook Mortuary.

WILLIAMS, Lovina Harvey
Lovina Harvey Williams, a resident of Casa Dorinda in Montecito, died September 13th surrounded by her loving children. She was 92.
Born September 2, 1907 Lovina Brewer Harvey grew up in LaGrange, Illinois, and graduated from Rockford College. In 1934, she married Lawrence A. Williams, MD. They came to Pasadena, California where her husband practiced medicine for 35 years and was a life member of the California Institute of Technology Board of Trustees. Her husband predeceased her in 1983.
An advocate of education and always considerate of the welfare of others, Mrs. Williams instituted the Pink Lady volunteer program at Casa Dorinda, as well as the Nursing Scholarship Fund for those interested in pursuing further training. She possessed a rare spirit of selfless generosity, and a simple and pure kind thoughtfulness. While remaining a devoted homemaker for her family, Mrs. Williams had an astute business mind as well as artistic flair. She delighted in sewing children's clothing that are exquisite creations of English smocking. They will be worn and enjoyed by family generations to come.
Survivors include a son, David L. Williams, MD of Santa Barbara; a daughter, Phyllis Grey of Ventura; a brother, Andrew Harvey Jr. of Toledo, Ohio; and three cherished grandchildren, Rob Williams, Brian Grey, and Elizabeth Williams.
At her request, no services are planned. Friends may remember the Nursing Scholarship Fund at Casa Dorinda or the California Institute of Technology.

CORDERO, Concepcion Lopez
75, died Thursday, September 16, 1999, after a lengthy illness. Born on December 8, 1924, in Santa Barbara, CA, Connie attended local schools including Franklin School, Santa Barbara High School and Santa Barbara Business School.
Connie was employed with Santa Barbara Electronics from 1960-1965 From 1968-1974, she was employed by the Business Office office Santa Barbara School District in the area of Student Insurance Claims. From 1974-1981, Connie worked as a bilingual teacher's aide in the District.
Connie is survived by her daughter, Jeannette M Padilla and granddaughter, Luz Padilla; brothers Paul Lopez of Santa Barbara, Manuel Lopez (Josie) of Laramie, WY, and Angelo Lopez (Mary) of San Diego; sisters Jeanie Sandoval, Katie Morales (Fidel), Gloria Torres, and Consuelo Lopez, all of Santa Barbara; and many nieces, nephews, and Godchildren.
Memorial donations can be made to the Dialysis Center of Santa Barbara Community, 222 Pesetas Lane, Santa Barbara, CA.
Connie was a very active member of Oasis Church in Santa Barbara and was on the prayer team. A wonderful mother, grandmother, friend and sister. Connie will be dearly missed by family and friends.
The church service will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 1999, 10:00 am at the Living Faith Center, 4597 Hollister Avenue, Santa Barbara.
Arrangements by McDermott-Crockett Mortuary.

PULVERMAN, Heinz J
Born May 1, 1922 in Berlin, Germany. Escaped in 1938 and spent WWII in Tsingtao, China teaching English at the Chinese YMCA. He also served with UNRRA after war's end. Pulverman came to this country in 1946, attended the University of Missouri at Columbia, then moved to Chicago where after 2 years as a temple executive he entered the insurance business. Continuing in that field after coming to Santa Monica in 1951, he was an agent, supervisor, district manager and broker for over 35 years. Earning college teaching credentials, he also taught insurance at Valley College, TradeTech, for the Life Underwriters Training Council, and the American College, as well as many company courses. Upon retiring, he fashioned a second career as editor for the Insurance Journal and Merrit Publishing, Santa Monica, and finally in semi-retirement as reporter for Underwriters' Report of San Francisco. He was also an inveterate world traveler. He was married to Norma Cohen for almost 40 years. She predeceased him in 1988 after a five-year illness. Pulverman is a past presidet of Marina del Rey Lodge of B'nai B'rith and editor of its "Log" newsletter for many years. He leaves his wife, Edythe Weiss, whom he married in 1992, his sons Martin Pulverman, Esq. and Raymond Pulverman, Esq , of Santa Barbara, a daughter, Vivian Mehlman, of Westchester, seven grandchildren, and a sister, Eva Jellin, Burlingame.
Charitable donations may be made to the City of Hope (West Los Angeles) c/o Daniel Lieber, M D Hillside Mortuary (800) 576-1994.

WILLIAMS, Lovina Harvey
Lovina Harvey Williams, a resident of Casa Dorinda in Montecito, died September 13, 1999 surrounded by her loving children. She was 92.
Born September 2, 1907 Lovina Brewer Harvey grew up in LaGrange, Illinois, and graduated from Rockford College. In 1934, she married Lawrence A Williams, MD. They came to Pasadena, California where her husband practiced medicine for 35 years and was a life member of the California Institute of Technology Board of Trustees. Her husband predeceased her in 1983.
An advocate of education and always considerate of the welfare of others, Mrs Williams instituted the Pink Lady volunteer program at Casa Dorinda, as well as the Nursing Scholarship Fund for those interested in pursuing further training. She possessed a rare spirit of selfless generosity, and a simple and pure kind thoughtfulness. While remaining a devoted homemaker for her family, Mrs Williams had an astute business mind as well as artistic flair. She delighted in sewing children's clothing that are exquisite creations of English smocking. They will be worn and enjoyed by family generations to come.
Survivors include a son, David L Williams, MD of Santa Barbara; a daughter, Phyllis Grey of Ventura; a brother, Andrew Harvey Jr of Toledo, Ohio; and three cherished grandchildren, Rob Williams, Brian Grey, and Elizabeth Williams.
At her request, no services are planned. Friends may remember the Nursing Scholarship Fund at Casa Dorinda or the California Institute of Technology.

ZUNIGA, Alex Manuel
46, passed away in Santa Barbara on September 17, 1999.
Born August 14, 1953 in Santa Barbara to Manuel and Angie Zuniga he attended Goleta Union School, and was a graduate of San Marcos High in 1971. Alex loved all sports but was especially fond of softball and baseball. He played on local teams and coached Little League. The Miami Dolphins was his favorite football team. During his high school years he had a job at the Goleta Bakery where the owner Herman Wolf taught Alex the art of baking. He loved to barbecue and would have family and friends in often to eat. Alex was an excellent house painter, a job he really loved.
He was a dedicated father, uncle and great-uncle. Alex was extremely proud of his children and spent every free moment he could with them, they were the light of his life. He was involved in their school and sports activities.
Alex is survived by his parents Manuel and Angie of Santa Maria. His beloved children, Paul and Christina and his former wife Julie of Goleta. He also leaves his sister Marcie Salazar and brother-in-law Gumaro of Goleta, his brothers: Robert and sister-in-law Linda of Ventura and Gilbert and sister-in-law Lynda of Santa Maria. Alex leaves his Godparents Aurora Nicholas and Max Rojas, and his Godfather Jesus Garcia. He leaves many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles, cousins and dear friends, who will all miss him very much.
A Memorial Mass will be said Wednesday, September 22, at 10:00 A M at St Raphael's Church, where he had served as an Altar Boy. Please bring a special memory for the memory book. Inurnment will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please remember Alex with contributions to Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) or the Dog Adoption Welfare Group (DAWG) at 5473 Overpass Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93111 or the Goleta Boys and Girls Club, 5701 Hollister Avenue, Goleta, CA 93117.
Arrangement by Welch-Ryce-Haider.

BOURBON, James Richard
was born at home on February 7, 1925 on Santa Barbara's West side and passed away September 18, 1999.
A life long resident of Santa Barbara, he attended local schools. James enlisted in the US Army in March of 1942 and served with much merit until his discharge in December 1945. Mr Bourbon's active duty was in Central Europe at the battle of Ardennes where he was wounded and taken as a prisoner of war. He was released from the POW camp by the Mounted Russian Kosack Army and rode with them for many weeks. Mr Bourbon was a much-decorated Combat Veteran, having received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Silver Star, Victory Medal, and Combat Infantry Badge, along with other medals. He was also a decorated MIA POW from the battle of the Bulge. Jim was a life donor at the Santa Barbara Blood Bank having given over forty gallons.
His years as an able bodied seaman gave him great joy, as did his family friends. 
He was preceded in death my his wife Alma in 1989. He will be dearly missed by his son Shayne, daughter-in-law Raquel and grandson Bodhi, his brother Bill and dear friends, Mr and Mrs Don Slutsky.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Military Order of Purple Heart. Private services are scheduled.
I'll love you always "Pop", "Bye Bye" Grampa
Arrangement by Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels.

JASKOLSKI, Carl Ralph
age 66, passed away suddenly September 20, 1999. Carl was born in Milwaukee, WI on March 15, 1933 to the union of Ralph and Clara Jaskolski. He served in the Army for 2 years after graduating from Plus High School in Milw, WI. Carl was a natural artist, truly a "Gift from God."
He worked as a technical Artist for Delco Electronics for 36 years until his retirement. Carl had many accomplishments, one of them designing a plaque that was used on the "Lunar Land Rover" and left on the moon after the Apollo Moon Mission in 1971. He loved to design; having designed many signs, brochures, menus, school projects and truly had a "Unique touch" for all he did.
Carl is survived by his adoring and loving wife, Lin; his children Laura Vargas, Robin DeRueda and husband Louie, and David Jaskolski and wife Lois. He is also survived by 5 step-children Tony Harris and wife Beth, Suzy Wiken and husband Neil, Michael Harris and wife Sandy, Jennifer Wengert and husband Peter, Amy Jones and husband Kelly, and his 10 grandchildren Peter, Sara, Michael Vargas, Bradley, Bryan, Kelsey, Kendall DeRueda and Nathan, Whitney, Katelyn Jaskolski. Carl will also be missed by a numerous number of friends from many places.
Carl is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Clara Jaskolski, and former wives Barbara Jaskolski and Arlayne Jaskolski.
Carl loved ALL music; having quite a large collection , watching movies, reading, following his Green Bay Packers and especially the Island of Kona, Hawaii, where he and Lin were to move to in October. Dad, we love you and will miss you deeply. You were always there for us and had more love in your heart than any person we have ever known. Thank-you for being the best Dad and Husband anyone could ever even dream of having. Aloha, Dad.
A Memorial Service is planned for 11:00 AM, Thursday, September 23, 1999, at the Santa Barbara Foursquare Church, 50 E Alamar Ave.
Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels are in charge of arrangements.

PAXTON George E
Passed away in Santa Barbara on September 18, 1999.
Born in Grosse Point, Michigan on May 31, 1930 to Scottish immigrants Mary McLeod Paxton and William McEwan Paxton, both deceased.
A graduate of Alma College, George took additional studies. toward a master's degree at University of Michigan. He started out his career as a teacher and coach in football and basketball after serving two years in the US Army in Europe. He was a registered Michigan basketball official from 1956 to 1958. George loved sports of all kinds.
George married his wife JoAnne de Boode in Holland in 1958.
He is survived, in addition to his wife, by daughters Mary Ann Paxton, Tracy Paxton de Haas, son-in-law Scott E de Haas, granddaughter Olivia Emily de Haas and brother William Paxton and family of Roseville, Michigan.
After moving to Los Angeles, California in 1959, he started in the insurance business where he worked until he and his family moved to Santa Barbara in 1974, where he continued as an insurance broker until he retired in 1992.
JoAnne and George traveled extensively in Europe seeing the sights and visiting family.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, September 24, 1999 at the Welch-Ryce-Haider Chapel.
15 E Sola St , Santa Barbara.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name may be made to the American Diabetes Assn , or charity of one's choice.

PULVERMAN, Heinz J
Born May 1, 1922 in Berlin, Germany. Escaped in 1938 and spent WWII in Tsingtao, China teaching English at the Chinese YMCA. He also served with UNRRA after war's end. Pulverman came to this country in 1946, attended the University of Missouri at Columbia, then moved to Chicago where after 2 years as a temple executive he entered the insurance business. Continuing in that field after coming to Santa Monica in 1951, he was an agent, supervisor, district manager and broker for over 35 years. Earning college teaching credentials, he also taught insurance at Valley College, TradeTech, for the Life Underwriters Training Council, and the American College, as well as many company courses. Upon retiring, he fashioned a second career as editor for the Insurance Journal and Merrit Publishing, Santa Monica, and finally in semi-retirement as reporter for Underwriters' Report of San Francisco. He was also an inveterate world traveler. He was married to Norma Cohen for almost 40 years. She predeceased him in 1988 after a five-year illness. Pulverman is a past presidet of Marina del Rey Lodge of B'nai B'rith and editor of its "Log" newsletter for many years. He leaves his wife, Edythe Weiss, whom he married in 1992, his sons Martin Pulverman, Esq and Raymond Pulverman, Esq, of Santa Barbara, a daughter, Vivian Mehlman, of Westchester, seven grandchildren, and a sister, Eva Jellin, Burlingame.
Charitable donations may be made to the City of Hope (West Los Angeles) c/o Daniel Lieber, MD Hillside Mortuary (800) 576-1994.

RICHARDS, Clarice Anderson
long-time Santa Barbara resident, died surrounded by her loving family at her home at Vista del Monte of September 18, 1999.
Clarice was born to Carl and Anna Anderson in Moscow, Idaho on June 3, 1908. She was graduated from the University of Idaho in 1931 with a BS in Education and a Secondary Teaching Certificate. Clarice was proud of her membership in the Delta Delta Delta sorority and was the oldest living member in Santa Barbara County.
Clarice and her husband Stanford brought their sons Richard and Kent to live in Santa Barbara in 1948. She was secretary to Avery Brundage at the Montecito Country Club and, later, worked at the University of California, Santa Barbara in the Accounting Department. Clarice retired in 1972 as Senior Administrative Assistant to Student Health Services. She enjoyed traveling and gardening and was active in local Tri-Delta and Santa Barbara Lawn Bowls Club activities well into her eighties.
Clarice was loved and appreciated by her sons, their wives Marty (Richard) and Debbie (Kent), grandchildren Sarah, Rachel and Randal, nine great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Clarice's life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 25 in the Sierra Madre Room at Vista del Monte.
Charitable donations may be made in Clarice's memory to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon, Santa Barbara, California 93105.

ARENSMEIER, Roy Rahl
whose life encompassed nearly three centuries, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 1999 at Buena Vista Convalescent Hospital in Goleta. He was 100 years of age.
Born January 3, l899 in Keytesville, Missouri, the youngest son of Henry H Arensmeier and Mattie (Burns) Arensmeier, Roy was raised with a love of nature and country in rural Chariton County, Missouri. He married Zelma Mildred "Babe" Bell March 15, 1925 in Cumberland, Iowa and began a career as a farmer. Zelma passed away on January 24,1974.
That same year Roy moved west to Goleta. There he met and later married Dorothy Marion Simmons, after first meeting her while she admired a jacaranda tree. The wedding took place on February 28,1976. They lived happily in retirement in Goleta for 23 years.
Roy was a high priest of The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, and was active in the Mormon faith. He frequently attended the Los Angeles Temple.
Roy is survived by his wife Dorothy, his two daughters Lucia (Mrs William) Nelson of Goleta and Joyce (Mrs Clarence) Struemph of DeSoto, Missouri; four grand-children (Mark Nelson, Vicki Nelson Garcia, Jonathan and Matthew Struemph); and two great-grandchildren (Kristen and Trevor Struemph).
Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels are in charge of arrangements.

BRUSKIN, Mollie W
Mollie Wander Bruskin died September 17,1999 in Santa Barbara. She was born October 4, 1916 in Laipa, Czechoslovakia the youngest of 6 children.
Her Brothers Joe and Fred Wander were able to immigrate to the USA and she was planning to join them but delays caused her to miss the sailing of one ship, which was later reported sunk. On August 24th, 1939, the ship Batory left port in the darkness to avoid the enemy and sailed to the USA. Living and working with her brothers in New York, word came back that their entire home city had been destroyed by soldiers and there were no survivors.
In 1947 she moved to Los Angeles and married Herman Bruskin, they lived in the San Fernando Valley until his death in 1994. She was active in the PTA, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts as well as having several careers with the post office and in Sales. She moved to Santa Barbara in 1995 to watch her grandchildren grow.
She is survived by her son Neil Bruskin, daughter-in-law Judi Bruskin, daughter Harriet Edwards, son-in-law Greg Edwards, grandchildren, Natasha and Noah Bruskin, Rebecca and Emily Edwards.

BERCKMAN, Edward D
passed away at his home September 20, 1999. Edward was born in North Carolina on June 12, 1923. His active duty during World War II was in the Asiatic Pacific Campaign.
For 30 years he was employed by the Sherwin-Williams Company. He served as a member of the Kiwanis Club and has been a member of Calvary Baptist Church for the past 53 years. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou, of 54 years, his son Bruce Edward of Oakview, CA and numerous niece and nephews.
A private memorial service was held.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission.

Christian, Leta McIntyre
86, Santa Barbara resident for 36 years died on September 19, 1999, in Valle Verde Health Center.
Born on March 30,1913 in Chadron, Nebraska, Leta was the youngest of William and Nellie McIntyre's five children.
She spent her childhood growing up in Chadron, Nebraska and graduated from Chadron State Teachers College. Leta taught school for several years before marrying Robert L Christian in 1941.
As a homemaker, Leta devoted her life to her family. in addition, she was an accomplished china painter, gardener, wonderful cook, and a bridge player. Her life was very fulfilled.
Leta was preceded in death by her husband Robert L Christian in 1995.
She is survived by her son Robert W Christian of Stockton, California, daughter Patricia Siordia of Santa Barbara, her nephew and his wife, Vern & Erna Baum of Hayward, California and four cherished grandchildren, Christina, Ann Marie, Robert Andrew, and David.
Private cremation services are under the direction of the Neptune Society of Santa Barbara.

ELLIOT, Joan
a long time resident of Santa Barbara before moving to Palmer, Alaska in 1993, died Sept 5, 1999 at home. She was 72.
A Memorial Service was held Sept 10 at Kehl's Mortuary in Palmer.
Joan was born Oct 5, 1926 in Porterville to Adrian S and Eileen (Shirley) Elliot. She graduated from high school in Woodlake, and worked for Metropolitan Life Ins Co in Santa Barbara for 23 years.
Joan is survived by her sisters, Margaret Elliott of Yorba Linda, and Kathleen Newbury of Palmer. Nieces Lisa Dellinger of Palmer; Robyn Small of Vandenberg, and Kim Holmes of Paso Robles. Nephews Kelly Newbury of the US Navy; Dan Elliot of Arroyo Grande; Kevin Elliot of Kingman, Ariz, and Dennis Elliot of Templeton.
She was preceded in death by her parents of Santa Barbara, brother Pat, and sister-in-law Molly of Morro Bay.

HUBBARD, John White
April 10, 1915-Sept 22, 1999
Former Westmont College professor John W Hubbard passed away at his home in Arroyo Grande on Wednesday following a brief illness. He was 84. 
Born in Puerto Rico in 1915 to John King and Helena White Hubbard, young John returned as a boy to the United States with his family. He grew up in central California, and earned graduate and post-graduate degrees in music at UC-Berkeley. While residing in the Bay Area, he married Ruth Gapen. Hubbard taught music in the Oakland School System until his appointment to the post at Westmont in 1944. 
During his 19-year tenure at Westmont, Hubbard was an active professor, developing a growing music curriculum. He also directed the College Choir and various other choral and instrumental groups, and served as the school's Fine Arts Department Chairman. He also was active as a musician and choral conductor in the community, including leadership in the local chapter of the Choral Conductor's Guild. He is remembered by long-term residents for directing community Christmas performances of the oratorio "Messiah".
In 1963 Hubbard moved his family to Manila, Philippines, where he directed fine arts and religious programming for a non-profit radio broadcasting organization. He also served as a resource for Philippine musicians, schools, and churches, until his return to Southern California in 1979. Hubbard directed the music ministry for a series of churches in the Tri-Counties area, including Baywood Park Community Church in Los Osos, from which he retired this year . 
Hubbard is survived by his wife Donna, sons Arthur, John, and James, daughters Fran and Virginia, brother Robert, sister Laura, and 13 grandchildren. His first wife, Ruth, and brothers Paul and David preceded him in death. 
A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, 3PM, at the Montecito Covenant Church on Cold Springs Road. A half-hour prelude of organ and piano music will precede the service. The family asks that any memorial gifts be sent to the Westmont College Music Scholarship Fund in memory of John Hubbard. 

LOGAN, Harold Joseph
88, passed away at his Santa Barbara home on September 5, 1999, surrounded by loved ones and devoted caregivers. Born on November 22, 1910, he was the son of Hugh Benedict Logan and Wilhemine Margaret Salzer of Clinton, Iowa. Hal graduated from Los Angeles High School and attended the University of New Mexico where he met his wife of 64 years, Lilla Marston Logan. He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and Theta Alpha Phi honorary drama fraternity. In 1935, after graduating from the University of California at Berkeley, Hal and Lilla were married at Presidio Park's Junipero Serra Museum Chapel. Lilla passed away in April 1999, and Hal is survived by his twin children, Marty Newlands of Palo Alto and William Logan of San Diego, his daughter Lilla Burgess of Santa Barbara, and five grandchildren, Jacqueline Dres, Chris Logan, Lindsey Logan, Nicole Newlands McGinnis and Marcella Newlands, one great granddaughter, Caroline Dres, and his sister Margaret Logan Hall's daughter, Kathryn Hall Cartwright.
Hal began his professional career with the Insurance Company of North America in San Francisco as superintendent of claims for western states. After moving to San Diego, he worked with Barney & Barney Insurance Agency, and then became president of the George L Barney Co. In the mid-fifties, Hal joined the Marston Company as an executive and board member. From 1959 through 1963, Hal was instrumental in developing Grossmont Center in La Mesa; he became its President and General Manager until 1975. In 1978 he created the Alpine Creek Center, known for its native landscaping. 
Hal was a gentleman of vision and perseverance whose contributions enhanced his community and whose helping hand touched many lives. He served on countless boards and committees, including the Family Service Assn , Children's Home Assn , Community Welfare Council, San Diego's Social Service Committee, Comprehensive Health Planning Assn , Urban Coalition, Port District Study Committee, Balboa Park Parking Study, Taxpayers' Assn and County Grand Jury. He was chairman of the East County COMBO and United Way, San Diego's Senior Citizens Study Committee and United Nations Day. He was honored as La Mesa's Man of the Year in 1971, having served as board member and President, and was a member of Alpine Chamber of Commerce. Hal was appointed by Governor Brown to Patton State Hospital Board of Directors and served on the Governors Advisory Board for Mentally Ill. Hal was known for his beautiful voice, singing solos in choirs from boyhood through college. Active in theater arts in high school and college, Hal later served as treasurer and board member of the Old Globe Theater and San Diego Symphony. He also belonged to the University Club.
Along with his interest in and dedication to his fellow man, Hal will be recalled by family and friends for his love of music, dancing, theater and outdoors. With family and friends he went camping, hiking, sailing, skiing and traveled the world. While still in high school, Hal sailed his own boat, The Freda, from San Pedro Harbor to Catalina Island; he also sailed for many years in San Diego and was a life member of San Diego Yacht Club. He and Lilla built a handsome adobe home in the foothills of eastern San Diego County, a gathering place for family and friends for more than 35 years. For the past 17 years, Hal and Lilla lived in Santa Barbara, enjoying its serenity and gardens. Hal and Lilla Logans' lives will be jointly celebrated in San Diego. The family especially wishes to thank their team of loving caregivers who became family themselves, our healthcare professionals, Santa Barbara Care Management who helped in these last several months, and the Alzheimer's Foundation.

RITCHEY, Ruth Davis
of Carpinteria died September 17, 1999 following a short illness. Mrs Ritchey was born January 20, 1913 in Fairfield, Illinois. She moved to the Los Angeles area in 1934 where she lived and worked for 25 years before making Santa Barbara her home.
She had a long career as an escrow officer for Title Insurance and Trust Company and Continental Lawyer's Title Company in Santa Barbara. She and her husband retired in 1970 and moved to Carpinteria.
Mrs Ritchey had been an active member of the Santa Barbara Escrow Association, Altrusa Club, and the Business and Professional Woman's Club. In Carpinteria she served as a volunteer for HELP, a docent at the Carpinteria Historical Museum, and was a member of AARP and Senior Citizens, Inc.
She is survived by her sister, Kay Peery, of Palm Desert, two nieces and two nephews, four step children, and numerous step-grandchildren, and grand nieces and nephews, a great-grandson, and a great-grand niece. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert T Ritchey.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 2, at 1:00 pm at the First Christian Church, 1915 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara. In lieu of flowers, donations in member of Ruth Ritchey may be made to Hospice of Santa Barbara, 222 East Canon Perdido, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.

TRYHORN, Wilbur H
born May 16,1912, passed away at his home in Santa Barbara Sun, Sept 19, 1999. Will had the biggest heart, spirit and grin of anyone most of us ever met. He seemed perpetually happy and courageous In the face of change. We think he's winking at us now.
He was preceded In death be six brothers and sisters. He is survived by a sister-In-law, Irene Chantry of Fontana, CA , nine nieces and nephews, numerous great nieces and nephews, loving friends and two roommates, Bill Stephens and Cathleen Compton, all of whom will dearly miss him.
"Unca Will" was especially proud of his 3 years ('42-'45) in the Army and service in Iran where he was a member of the Persian Gulf Command. He also spent 9 months in France, during WWII where he met one of the two loves if his life. Although he never married he also spent over 20 years with Mrs "Cookie" Cronholm of Salinas and spoke fondly of her often.
He spent most of his life as a carpenter and general contractor and continued to build until his 87th year. He also spent a good portion of his youth trapping in the mountains behind S B and would even skip school to go hiking the three mountain ranges.
A memorial service and lunch will be held at Los Prietos campground Sat Oct 2 at 1:00 pm. The camp is off Paradise Road which he helped build during the depression while in the CCC.
" And think of him as living in the hearts of those he touched for nothing loved Is ever lost and he was loved so much."


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