March 22, 2013
Wendelin F. G. Jung died Saturday, March 9, 2013 in a tragic car accident. She was 49 years old and was born in Los Angeles, California. She lived in Eagle Rock, California and worked at Good Land Realty and UPS. She is survived by her siblings, Roderic Jung, Regan Jung, Bridget Springer, Valerie Pawlik, her best friend and “sister” and Auntie Ida (Wong). She has two nieces, Bridget Hahnlein and Cristina Hahnlein and a cat named Spider. Services will be held at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 2411 Montrose Avenue,Montrose,CA 91020 on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers and gifts, please donate in memory of Wendy Jung to the Pasadena Humane Society at www.phsspca.org and link to support.
October 11, 2013
John R. "Jack" Fullerton, 89, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on September 16 in Paso Robles, California. Jack was born November 30, 1923 in Los Angeles, California and grew up in the Los Angeles / Glendale area. As a young man Jack was a talented artist, athlete, camping enthusiast, and an active participant in school activities while attending Glendale High School and Glendale College. During World War II Jack served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945 as the Communications Officer aboard the destroyer USS Knapp which saw action in the Pacific.
April 15, 2011
Edith G Moreland passed away peacefully on April 11, 2011, surrounded by her loving husband and children. Born on December 22, 1924, in Glendale, California, to Theodore Schindler and Agnes Celia Iverson, she was the youngest of 10 children. Her childhood and adolescence were shaped by the Depression and World War II. She often told stories about her days at Franklin High School in Highland Park, California, her early jobs at local movie theaters and her first art job at a photography studio.
November 7, 2011
Esperanza G. Ramirez, a beloved Mother and grandmother went home to the Lord, on Thursday, November 3, 2011. She was born in Mascota, Jalisco, Mexico April 26, 1927. A 40 year resident of East Chicago, Indiana, Esperanza moved to Glendale, California in 1991 after retiring from Inland Steel Company where she was a steelworker for 25 years. Esperanza is survived by her daughter, Paz Maria R. Martinez and her son-in-law, Steven Martinez who resides in Glendale, California; two sisters-in-law, Judith Lopez-Garcia in Mexico, Maria Carrillo from El Monte, California and adopted Brother Roberto (Trina)
December 1, 2010
Rebecca Sue LaGrow, a Salem resident for the last nine years, passed away Thanksgiving morning, November 25, 2010. She was 89. She was born in Alva, Oklahoma on June 9, 1921. At the age of two she moved to Glendale, California with her parents Russel and Marriah Blakey and her baby sister, Pamela. Sue is a 1939 graduate of Glendale High School. She attended Glendale Community College. Sue married Wing Russell LaGrow Jr. in 1941. They had three children; Dixie, Phillip, and Beth.
December 17, 2012
Doris Elaine Jensen Woodall passed away in her sleep Dec. 12, 2012, after a battle with carcinoid cancer. Although she spent most of her adult years in the greater Los Angeles area, Doris always claimed herself a Utahn. Born December 21, 1928, in Brigham City, most of her childhood was spent on a farm in Corinne, Utah. She graduated from Tooele High's Class of 1947 and attended the University of Utah and the LDS Hospital School of Nursing, graduating with a bachelor's degree in 1951.
December 13, 2012
James J. O'Donnell Jr., 65, of La Crescenta, CA, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in the Hospice Unit at VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center in North Hills, CA. Born May 8, 1947, he was a 1965 graduate of Forest View High School in Arlington Heights, IL, and attended the University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA. He was an Army veteran. He lived in California for more than a decade, where he was an account manager for Kwik Travel Staffing Inc. in Burbank, CA. Survivors are his sister, Brigid O'Donnell, of Des Plaines, IL, his brothers, Barry (Teresa)
January 17, 2013
World Wrestling Champion Count Billy Varga passed away January 11, 2013 in Burbank. He was 94. Born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 10, 1919, he lived in Los Angeles for more than 70 years. His father, Count Joseph Varga was a prize Hungarian fighter who inspired his son to enter the ring. Both men went by the denomination of Count, bestowed upon them as members of Hungarian nobility. In Count Billy Varga's robust wresting career, spanning from the 1930s to the 1970s, he fought in more than 500 matches, defeating over half of his opponents.
August 16, 2012
Mildred “Millie” Lambert Passed away August 3, 2012 in Glendale, California. Born in Bellwood, Illinois in 1916, Millie Lambert was the youngest of seven children born to loving Welsh parents. The family came to California when she was a young child and she lived her life in California marrying James Lambert (who predeceased her in 1990) and raising two children. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Wagner of La Crescenta and son Robert of Arizona, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
June 7, 2012
Alice Archibald Gantt, age 91. Born in Peoria, Illinois on June 24, 1920 she was a resident of California for 82 years. She moved to Glendale in 1929 and then to Camarillo in 1972. She was a homemaker and also worked at Lockheed Aircraft Company for five years during WWII. She is survived by her sons, Richard "Rex" of Cambridge, Massachusetts and Robert "Max" of Oxnard, California.