January 29, 2003
CLOVER GENE MOFFAT Clover Gene Moffat, 79, died Jan. 20, 2003, in Santa Rosa, as a result of injuries suffered in an auto accident Dec. 21. She was born March 1, 1923, in Huntington, Utah. She and her husband, Max, were longtime Glendale residents. He died in 1986. Prior to retiring in 1990, she was a guidance counselor at La Canada High School for 26 years. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, La Canada 2nd Ward.
September 10, 2003
BURRELL IRVING KOEPKE SR. Burrell Irving Koepke Sr., 92, died Sept. 3, 2003, in Sunland. He was born May 11, 1911, in Flint, Mich., and was a longtime Glendale resident. He was a self-employed tile setter. He was also a Mason. Mr. Koepke is survived by his son, Burrell Koepke Jr.; daughter, LuAnne Finnstrom; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. Services and burial were private. Kiefer & Eyerick Mortuary was in charge of direction.
July 25, 2003
Ryan Carter Brent Turley Anderson, a former Crescenta Valley Water District board member and longtime resident of La Crescenta, died Thursday after a 10-month battle with brain cancer. He was 51. Anderson was only recently forced to resign from the water board, a post he held for 10 years and diligently served even while battling his illness, family friend Marilyn Bayles said. "He faithfully showed up at his meetings," she said. "Though the cancer was eating away at his body, his mind was sharp until the end."
November 15, 2002
CONFERENCE MARKS 65TH ANNIVERSARY GLENDALE -- Calvary Presbyterian Church officials have organized a conference celebrating the church's 65th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The first session is titled "The Community of the King" and will be led by Dennis Johnson. Other sessions will be led by Robert Godfrey, president of Westminster Seminary, the Rev. Ken Jones of the White Horse Inn and Bernard Peterman. A panel discussion will complete the day. The community is invited to this free event.
January 20, 2001
Joseph Charles Agnone, son of Ralph and Deanna Agnone of La Crescenta, received the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle Scout project, Agnone planned and organized the refinishing of several park benches throughout Descanso Gardens. Agnone is a junior at Crescenta Valley High School and has been a varsity golf team member since his freshman year. He plans to pursue a career in accounting/economics after graduating from high school. Stephen Richard Callister, son of Rick and Denise Callister of La Crescenta, received the rank of Eagle Scout.
February 18, 2000
Ryan Carter LA CRESCENTA -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will meet with congregations from around the foothills and anyone who wants to participate in its "Strengthening the Family Fireside" at 7 p.m. at the La Crescenta church Sunday. Lani Reynolds, a mother from La Canada Flintridge, will be the featured speaker. Dan Kerr, a La Crescenta resident will provide music on organ. Light refreshments will be served. Thomas S. Monson, a counselor to Gordon B. Hinckley, worldwide president of the church, will speak through a broadcast feed from Salt Lake City.
November 4, 2002
The exterior of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, at 4550 Raymond Ave., was defaced with spray paint over the weekend, authorities said. The incident, which is being investigated as a hate crime, took place between 9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m., Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Sgt. Kristin Aloma said Sunday. When church officials arrived Sunday morning, they found religious slurs painted on two church walls and a walkway and called authorities.
July 4, 2002
A retired judge and an attorney will be honored at the annual Fourth of July Flag Raising ceremony and Spirit of America Awards at 9 a.m. today at the Hall of Liberty, Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills. Marion E. Gubler of Glendale and Victor L. Walch of Burbank will receive Spirit of America Awards in recognition of their commitment to family, community and church. Cub and Boy Scouts from the Verdugo Hills Council will present the Flag. Military, police and fire personnel will be recognized, and guest soloists and a children's chorus will sing patriotic songs.
March 21, 2008
Local residents and small business owners are invited to bring any sensitive and confidential files to the Kiwanis Club of Montrose-La Crescenta secure document shredding event being held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday, March 22 in the parking lot of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 4550 Raymond Ave. This service is being provided by AbilityFirst. AbilityFirst will destroy all confidential files and documents with its certified mobile shredding truck. The cost varies from $10 to $15 per file box (depending on the number of boxes)
July 9, 2004
1924-2004 Former longtime La Crescentan Gordon Howard Moffat died June 7 in North Hollywood. He was 79 years old. Gordon was born August 12, 1924, in Los Angeles and called La Crescenta home for most of his adult life. He served in the U.S. Navy in 1954. An orthodontist, he practiced his profession for 40 years. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 18, at the chapel of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at 4550 Raymond Ave. in La Crescenta.