Evelyn Ruth Hawkins laid to rest at 83

DOWNEY-A visitation service was held Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Downey Zrelak Mortuary Chapel for Evelyn Ruth Hawkins, a Downey resident since 1957 who worked as a seamstress for Elizabeth Stewart Ladies Swimwear Mfg. Co. for 20 years.

She was 83, born May 26, 1914 in Plymouth, Wisconsin, and died at her home Feb. 3.

She had formerly lived in Los Angeles.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett in 1985.

Survivors include her son, Richard (Dick) Jaeckels of Downey.

Cremation followed with interment in Rose Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.

Mary Caroline Jamison mourned at age of 90

DOWNEY-Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 2, at the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary Chapel for Mary Caroline Jamison, a Downey resident for 32 years and a former school teacher for 20 years for the Oakdale School District in Omaha, Nebraska.

She was 90, born in Ord, Nebraska Dec. 14, 1907.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, in 1981.

Survivors include her daughter, Janice E. Jamison; her son, Lyle C. Jamison of Downey; grandchildren Sarah and John Jamison and Janie Shaw.

The Rev. Mr. Joe Ryan of St. Raymond's Catholic Church officiated. Burial followed at All Souls Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Downey Zrelak Family Mortuary.

Service, burial today for Elizabeth De Collibus

DOWNEY-A Funeral Mass is set for 9 a.m. today (Friday, Feb. 6), at St. Raymond's Catholic Church for Elizabeth De Collibus, a longtime Downey resident.

She was 94, born Aug. 29, 1903 in Bari, Italy, and died Jan. 5, 1998 at her home.

Survivors include a sister, Nancy Gonzalez of Arizona; her children, Alphonso, Forbes, Anthony, Joseph, Amelia, JoAnn, Nancy Mascaro, Lydia McKinsey, Annette Dispense, Evelyn Kuntz, Rose Marie Masters; George and Robert who lived with her; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Father Bob will officiate. Burial will follow at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. Arrangements are by the Miller-Mies Family Mortuary of Downey.

Terry Marie Sutherland mourned at age of 42

DOWNEY-Terry Marie Sutherland died at her Downey home Jan. 16, following a lengthy illness.

She was 42, born in Lynwood, and lived most of her life in Downey.

Survivors include her husband, William H. Sutherland of Downey; her stepdaughter, Carlee Gilan of Redding; her father, Gene Rutherford of Bakersfield; her brother, Gary Rutherford of Downey; her sister, Karen Ramirez of Downey; two nephews and three nieces.

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