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Genevieve Mary Louise Bienvenue mourned here

DOWNEY-A Funeral Mass will be heard today (Friday, April 3) at 10:30 a.m., at the Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel for Genevieve Mary Louise Bienvenue a 10 year resident of Downey and a registered nurse for more than 30 years.

She was 93, born May 25, 1904 in Nauvoo, Illinois, and died March 29 at her home here.

Her last employment was at Mission Hospital in Huntington Park. She was formerly of Walnut Park.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland in 1966.

Survivors include her sons, Roland Bienvenue, Jr., of South Gate, John of Wrightwood, Donald of Tucson, Arizona; a daughter, Dorothy Kvasnicka of South Lake Tahoe; 18 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.

The Reverend Father John Moloney will officiate. Entombment will follow in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. Arrangements are by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.


Billie J. Wilson dead at age of 64 in Downey

DOWNEY-Funeral services were held Saturday, March 28, at the Miller-Mies Mortuary Chapel for Billie J. Wilson, a Downey resident for two and a half years, who died March 25 in the Southland Lutheran Home.

He was 64, born in Topeka, Kansas, and was a former transportation worker for the Los Angeles Unified School District.

He loved golf and played weekly at Rancho Los Amigos.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jacqueline; and three sisters, Ruby, Dorcia Mae and Marguerite.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley H. Wilson; a daughter, Robin Wilson; a son, Richard Wilson; a sister, Willette Anderson; a brother, Jack L. Wilson; a granddaughter, Jessica; and 25 nieces and nephews.

Pastor Dave Smith officiated. Burial followed at Rose Hills Memorial Park.

Arrangements were by the Miller-Mies Mortuary of Downey.


Gladys Grace Clark remembered at age of 93

SOUTH GATE-Funeral services for Gladys Grace Clark, a longtime resident of South Gate and a teacher for the Exceptional Children's Foundation for more than 30 years, were held Wednesday, April 1, at the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary Chapel.

Born in LuVerne, Minnesota, Feb. 18, 1906, she was 93, and died March 28 at the Southland Lutheran Home.

She taught in Iowa for 10 years before her position with the Exceptional Children's Foundation.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon, in 1986.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary S. Little of Downey; her son, Robert C. Clark of Palm Springs; a sister, Ada Mae Cone of Rapid City, South Dakota; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Burial followed at Rose Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
 
 




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