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27 November 1935 — 27 October 1958
26 Mar 1934 – 5 Jan 1996
Mr. Buman was one of the four creators of the original Metal Mustang, located at the corner of Vulcan and Santa Fe Drive.
According to Norm Keith (’54) he and Jim Buman and two other individuals worked with shop teacher Mr. Robert Wallin to cut two mustangs out of sheep metal with cutting torches. They painted it blue, had someone paint white details of the eyes, nose, mane and tail, and welded the two pieces onto an I-beam.
Mr. Tom Cunningham then loaded it into his dump truck and took it to the intersection of Vulcan and Santa Fe Drive where he and the boys dug a hole, filled it with concrete and placed the I-beam.
The Metal Mustang at that location stood for almost 24 years.
CARPENTER, MARSHALL J Marshall Judd Carpenter 67 of Meridian, Idaho died Friday June 8, 2001 in his home with his wife Peggie by his side. Marshall was born and raised in Solana Beach, Calif. He attended San Dieguito High School. After school he went to work for his father Amrond B. Carpenter also of Solana Beach. He met and married his wife Peggie in 1957. He was in the army at that time and spent a tour of duty in Germany. He continued working with his fathers construction business while he and his wife raised their four children in Solana Beach. He was active in all youth activities that involved his children, Little League, Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H and FFA. In 1978, he and his wife Peggie moved their family to Eagle, Idaho. He and two partners founded Western Cedar Products in Garden City, Idaho. In 1983 he became a partner in Eagle Nursery and worked there until he joined International Stone in 1987. He served on the Design review board of Eagle during the 1980’s. Marshall was an avid sportsman, and spent many years hunting, fishing and camping. He is survived by his wife, Peggie Carpenter, sons, Douglas and Jeffrey Carpenter of Boise; daughter, Loraine Sigler-fisher of Eagle, and daughter Brenda O’Berg of Magna, Utah. He also has five grandchildren, Steven Sigler, Kyle Fisher, Amanda, Ariel, and Jacquelyn Carpenter of Boise. Marshall was preceded in death by his father, Armond B. Carpenter, mother, Lila I. Carpenter, and brother Armond B. Carpenter Jr.
—San Diego Union-Tribune, published June 22, 2001
EWING, Louise Mae
She was born July 12, 1935 in Buffalo County, Wisconsin to Jim and Mabel Ewing, the youngest of 12 children. Louise passed away June 20, 2007 in Lacey Washington. During her life Louise lived in various places in the United States. Education for her began in Racine, Wisconsin, then to Kalispell, Montana and Spokane, Washington. Louise graduated from San Dieguito High School in Encinitas, California. She would go on to have three daughters. Later in life a fourth girl would need a family, and Louise would grow to love her as her own. She will be remembered for her quick wit, compassion for the elderly and concern for the young. She will be missed by all those who call her mother, sister, grandma, great-grandma and friend. She is survived by her four daughters, Chrys Brown (Jeff), Bonnie Jauregui, Laura Taylor (Lee) and Ramona Russell (William). Louise leaves behind ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, as well as two sisters, two brothers and numerous nieces and nephews. At Louise’s request she will be cremated and her ashes spread over the deep blue sea. A “Celebration of Life” will be held at a later date in Lacey, Washington. Rest in peace, Mother. We shall always remember you.
—The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Washington, published July 15, 2007
Sally M. Dunlap, 73, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 16, 2008, while vacationing at Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Born March 22, 1935, in Pudacha, Texas, she lived in Carlsbad for the last 10 years and in San Diego County for 66 years. Mrs. Dunlap attended San Dieguito High School and graduated with the class of 1953. She was very active in the local businesses she and her husband owned over the years. She enjoyed traveling and last year she and her immediate family spent Thanksgiving in beautiful Hawaii, painting with watercolors, knitting, sewing, skiing and being with her family. They loved receiving her paintings on personal Christmas and birthday cards each year. She belonged to the Elks Club, Republican Women’s Club and enjoyed participating in her book and stock clubs. Mrs. Dunlap is survived by her husband of 55 years, Wilburn (Stan) Dunlap, of Carlsbad; her daughters, Lisa Dunlap of Laguna Niguel and Linda Dunlap of Marina del Rey; granddaughters Shannen Wilson of Pacific Beach and Jessica Dillard of Laguna Niguel; sisters, Frances Ardent (Robert) of Valley Center; Delores Thweatt (Larry) of Escondido; Mitzi Dodson (Ed) of Gold Beach, OR; Christine Pederson of Pomeroy, WA; Nancy Doherty (Terry) of Julian; brothers, John Minshew (Cheryl) of Lakeside; James Minshew (Cheryl) of Alpine, Victor Minshew, Lakeside; Daniel Minshew (Deborah) of Valley Center. In addition, she is survived by her sister-in-law, Margie Minshew, brother-in-law, Alvin Allen, many nieces, nephews, and close and dear friends, Reno and Elaine Pignotti. Mrs. Dunlap was preceded in death by her daughter, Laura Sue Dunlap; parents, Charles and Lois Minshew; brother, Charles A. Minshew and sister, Billie Jean Allen. A private Visitation and Viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at El Camino Memorial Chapel in Encinitas. A Funeral Service will be held at El Camino Memorial Chapel, 340 Melrose Avenue, Encinitas, on Sunday, September 28, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be at a later date at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. El Camino Memorial Mortuary is handling arrangements.
—San Diego Union-Tribune, published September 24, 2008
Edward “Ed” Patchett, 79 of Medford, Oregon passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford. He was born March 25, 1934 in Palo Alto, California to Ulysses A. Patchett and Marjorie G. Bickley. In 1959, he married Paula Patchett, who survives.
Ed served honorably in the U.S. Army. He owned and operated Medford Auto Electric and was an ASE certified auto mechanic. He enjoyed being a Early Day Picker and was a member of the Southern Oregon Military Vehicle Club.
Survivors, in addition to Paula, include three sons, Glenn Patchett of Eagle Point, Oregon; Ray (Kelly) Patchett of Chino Hills, California and David (Machel) Patchett of Medford, Oregon and six grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 1, 2013 at the Hillcrest Memorial Chapel, 2201 N. Phoenix Road, Medford, Oregon. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Garden of Honor.
Roberta Claire “Bobbie” Herron, an educator in San Diego County for over 40 years, died of a heart attack at her daughter’s home in Las Vegas, Nevada October 2, 2000. She was 64. Daughter of Thomas and Edythe Willis, Bobbie was born in Spokane, Washington and moved with her family to San Diego County in 1938. She was a graduate of San Dieguito High School in 1953 and received her bachelor’s degree in English from San Diego State College in 1958. Her life’s work was as a teacher andguidance counselor. Her early teaching career included assignments at Lewis Junior High, Point Loma High, Madison High and Kearny High. Bobbie was part of the initial faculty of Patrick Henry High School in Del Cerro when it opened in 1969. During her 14-year tenure at Patrick Henry, she taught English and served as head of the English department. After receiving her master’s degree in counseling from SDSU, Bobbie joined the Patrick Henry counseling team as a guidance counselor in 1975. From 1984 until her retirement in 1994, Bobbie served as head counselor at San Diego’s School of Creative and Performing Arts. Since her retirement, Bobbie assisted SCPA students and families as a college and career counselor. Since moving to the East County in 1967, Bobbie was an active member of the Santa Sophia Catholic Community in Casa de Oro. She was a member of the parish choir and lector for many years. In addition she shared her faith with the youth of the parish and served on the pastoral council and liturgy commission. As a lifelong learner, Bobbie studied archaeology and participated in archeological digs in Spring Valley and in Belize, South America. She also volunteered as a docent at the American Heritage Museum located at Cuyamaca Collegein El Cajon. A resident of El Cajon, Bobbie is survived by her husband of 44 years and best friend, Wayne; son Michael of La Mesa; daughter, Denise Waddell of Las Vegas; sister, Barbara Murray of Novato, California; nephews, Jeff Murray of Louisville, Texas and Patrick Murray of San Francisco; and grandchildren Mason, Quinn, Bridget, Zachary and Lisa. A vigil service will be held at El Cajon Mortuary, 684 S. Mollison, El Cajon at 6 p.m. today. A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow, October 9, at Santa Sophia Catholic Church, 9800 San Juan St., Spring Valley. Bobbie will join the rest of her departed family at Eternal Hills Memorial Park in Oceanside.
—San Diego Union-Tribune; published October 8, 2000