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2 May 1918 – 14 Nov 1995
7 Apr 1919 – 25 Dec 1982
14 June 1921 – 15 January 2006
Bob Baumgardner, 84, of Thermal, formerly of Leucadia, died Sunday. He was born in Syracuse, Ind., and was a heavy-equipment operator.
He served in the Merchant Marine during World War II and was a member of the Southern California Ford Retractable Club.
Survivors include his wife, Loraine Baumgardner of Salton City; daughter, Rosalie Kirsch van Reede of Mexico; son, Robert Baumgardner of Orange County; brother, Clark Baumgardner of San Diego; and three grandchildren.
Viewing: noon Monday, Army Navy Academy Chapel, 2605 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad.
Services: 1 p.m. Monday at the chapel.
Interment: Eternal Hills Memorial Park, 1999 El Camino Real, Oceanside.
Arrangements: California Funeral Alternatives.
30 November 1919 – 6 June 2009
Catherine Pearl Kinzel, who was a year old when her family moved to Solana Beach in 1924, was 88 when she died Jan. 19, 2012 – two weeks after her sister, Miltreta Hagenburger, who lived in Encinitas.
Service planned for lifelong Solana Beach resident Pearl Kinzel, by Kathy Day. 20 January 2012, Del Mar Times.
10 Jan 1921 – 22 Oct 1986
January 29, 1921 – March 04, 2003
January 29, 1921 – 22 Sep 2003
9 Oct 1920 – 24 Nov 1996
11 February 1921 – 20 June 1988
Modesto Bee, The (CA) – June 24, 1998
Deceased Name: Jean N. Davis
Jean Nadine Davis, 77, of Camp Connell died Saturday at Kaiser Hospital, south Sacramento. Mrs. Davis was a native of Tulare County. She lived in Camp Connell 13 years. She was a business manager for San Diego Sports Arena. She is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Evans of San Mateo; and two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. No services. Angels Memorial Chapel, Angels Camp, in charge of arrangements. Remembrances may be made to the Lupus Foundation, 1717 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Suite 203, Washington, D.C. 20036-2001.
24 June 1998, The Modesto Bee
December 26, 1919 – December 1983
19 May 1921 – 31 March 2000
22 JANUARY 1921 – APRIL 2012
North County Times, Thursday, 26 April 2012.
Born on September 14, 1920
Departed on February 16, 2009
Leas, William J., a resident of Los Angeles, passed away on Monday, Feb. 16, 2009. He was born on August 14, 1920 in Cottonwood, ID.
Bill was a devoted member of St. Anastasia Catholic Church.
He graduated from UC Berkely and worked for Hughes Tool Company, Hughes Helicopters, and McDonald Douglas in Culver City.
Bill is survived by; daughter Norine Fuller of Arlington, Virginia, daughter Mary Ann Linesch of Manhattan Beach and son Bill (Sue) Leas of Huntington Beach; along with 4 grandchildren, Matthew Linesch, Paul Linesch, Jessica Leas and Joseph Leas.
Surviving nephews & nieces are: Karen Derr, DMJ, Theresa Reilly, Barbara Wade, Larry Derr, Jim Leas, Mary Potocny and John Leas.
Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 20th at St. Anastasia Catholic Church, 7390 W. Manchester Avenue in Westchester at 10:30 AM. Graveside Services will be held Saturday, February 21st at 10:30 AM.
—Obituary and photo submitted by family member
(July 21, 1920 — June 18, 2008)
Alice Lane Mannen, born in July 1920 in Sioux City, Iowa, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at her home in Paso Robles.
Alice lived in Encinitas, Calif. for more than 40 years and was in the first graduating class of San Dieguito High School. She attended San Diego State and was the star catcher on the girl’s softball team.
She married Robert E. Atherton in 1940, who preceded her in death. Together they had two children and were married 25 years.
In 1970 she married Paul Mannen and moved to Hilo, Hawaii, where she was president of the Hilo Women’s Club and also president of the Hilo Hospital Auxiliary, where she volunteered for many years.
During their frequent trips to California they bought a home in Paso Robles and moved in the late ’80s to be closer to their family. While living in Paso Robles she was a volunteer at the Twin Cities Hospital for almost 20 years. She was also a volunteer at the Senior Citizen Center.
She is survived by her daughter, Terry Lane Atherton Smith; son, Robert Ley Atherton; grandchildren Justin Strider Smith, Angela Atherton, Alicia Lutz and Luke Frisk; great-grandchildren Olivia and Colin Smith, Stella Lutz, Ruben Lutz, all of Paso Robles; brother, Leroy J Ley of Encinitas; and nieces and nephews Patricia Ley Blackwell, Collette Tanner, Wendy Longo, Dean Atherton, Leroy Ley and Pat Colee.
As per her request, a memorial service will be held at a later date in Hilo, Hawaii.
Those wishing to make memorial contributions may be sent in her name to Hospice Partners of the Central Coast, 277 South St. Ste. R, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401.
—The San Luis Obispo Tribune, June 21, 2008, obituary no longer online.
January 30, 1922 -December 23, 2002
Bemiss, Lorene L., 80, aerospace publications editor, died Monday. Service 10 a.m. Thursday, Epworth United Methodist Church. Mark Griffith-Westwood.
December 24, 2002, Tulsa World, Final Home Edition, Page A14, Copyright (c) 2002 Tulsa World. World Publishing Co.
29 Jan 1920 – 26 Jan 1994
DAVIS, MARY MARQUEZ Mary, 80, died Friday, August 10, 2001 at Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas following a long illness. A Funeral Mass is scheduled for Friday, August 17 at 10 a.m. St. James Catholic Church 625 S. Nardo Ave., Solana Beach. On Thursday, August 16 there will be a viewing from 4 to 8 p.m. at El Camino Mortuary and Memorial Park 5600 Carroll Canyon Road, San Diego.
Mrs. Davis was born in Del Mar and was the oldest known resident of that city. She is survived by a sister, Rita Edwards of Burbank, a brother, Richard, San Marcos, and 14 nieces and nephews. The Marquez family lived on Eighth Street and there were four daughters and three sons. All attended Del Mar Elementary School which is now the city hall. The three sons saw active military duty during WWII. Mrs. Davis attended Oceanside and San Dieguito high schools and was a familiar figure at the Del Mar Store where she was a cashier and clerk.
Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune, August 16, 2001
July 29, 1920 — November 9, 1985
14 Jan 1920 – 2 Dec 1989
According to family members, Frank was lost at sea during military exercises circa 1956.
29 Mar 1922 – 20 Dec 1987
18 May 1918 – 20 Dec 2004