He was 90, a former member of the Norway Lutheran Church of Wind Lake, Wisconsin, and a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in South Gate.
He was a chief petty officer of the U.S. Navy in World War II and Korea, and served on the heavy cruiser U.S.S. St. Paul. He retired as the assistant postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service in Waukesha after 46 years of service.
He was the worthy Past President of the Grand Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles-Waukesha No. 453, and served 40 years in the D.J. Martin Post No. 8, and was a lifelong member of the American Legion VFW Post 2325. He belonged to the Optimist Club of Waukesha, and was a Past President of the Optimist Club of Downey, as well as the Sons of Norway.
Survivors include his sister, Florence Pearl Schulze of Waukesha, Wisconsin; nephews William (Sue) Schulze of Lockport, Ill., Lance (Judy) Schulze of Glendale, Wisconsin, and Robert Betker of Waukesha.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Veronica; a sister, Sylvia Nelson; and a brother, Giles Nelson.
Arrangements were by the Cesarz & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 419 E. Broadway, Waukesha, Wisconsin, 53186.
He was 84, born in Cleveland, Ohio, and died Oct. 4 in La Mirada Convalescent Hospital.
Formerly of Norwalk, he was a tool and die maker for Straza Industries for 30 years in San Diego. On his retirement in 1975, he moved to Catalina Island, where he drove trams for the Island Company until 1991.
He was preceded in death by his former wife, Florence Scott Kautzman in 1971; sisters Lena Nielsen and Alice Naymik; and brothers Henry and Albert Kautzman.
Survivors include his wife, Anna Margaret Kautzman; daughter Joyce (Roger) Kinnel of Bellevue, Ohio; son Robert George Kautzman of Klamath Falls, Oregon; stepdaughter Shirley Meyer of San Diego; four granddaughters, three grandsons and five great-grandchildren.
Downey Masonic Lodge 220 F. & A.M. officiated. Private cremation followed. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.
He was 83, born in West Virginia, and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Downey, the Downey Symphony, and the Bricklayers' Union.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Alice Mandeville; daughters Louzana Kaku (Albert), Julia Damasco (Jude); a son, John Mandeville (Anastasia); grandchildren Christina and Carissa Kaku and Nicole Damasco; and brothers Harold and Robert Mandeville.
Services will be Saturday, Oct. 11, at noon, at the First Baptist Church of Downey, pastors John Smyser, John Edmonds and Douglass Willey officiating.
Burial will follow at the Good Shepherd Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Miller-Mies Mortuary of Downey.
He was 41, born April 14, 1956, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Survivors include his mother, Louise Cence of Houston, Mississippi; his father, Thomas Cafarelli of New Orleans, Louisiana; a sister, Jessica Louise Cafarelli of Idaho Springs, Colorado; grandmother Veda House of Houston, Mississippi; an aunt, Claudia Carnathan of Tupelo, Mississippi; and two nephews, Jared and Jordon Hudson.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Roy House.
Brother Robert Britt officiated. Arrangements were by the Memorial Funeral
Home of Houston, Mississippi.