Bosque, Luis Albinoz, 76, of Huntington Beach, died July 28, 2015.


Cobian, Irene L. (Senecal) Passed away July 23, 2015. Preceded in death by her husband, Ernie Cobian. Survived by her daughters, Patricia McPherson and Janet Barraco (Paul) of Huntington Beach, CA; one brother, Roland O. Senecal (Elsie) of Manchester, NH; 4 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. A rosary will be held on August 6th at 6 PM at Heritage-Dilday Mortuary Chapel 17911 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach. She will be interred with her late husband on August 7th at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside CA.


Gudmundson, JoAnn, of Huntington Beach, died 7/29/15.


Gutierrez, Karen Lee, 56, a long-time resident of Huntington Beach, CA and Yakima, WA, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2015. She is survived by her son, Henry "Salo" Solano; daughter, Falishia Solano; 8 grandchildren; brother, Greg Gutierrez; cousin, Sandra Pantoja; and her dog, "Barky". Karen was well known for her caring and loving ways, as well as her hard "Leo personality". Those who knew her, knew her for her loyalty, strong will, and sometimes stubborn behavior. As a caregiver for the elderly, she was able to show her love and compassion towards her patients who all fell in love with her. She made a huge impact on her grandchildren; they were all her pride and joy. She will be missed by family and her numerous number of friends. Our world will not be the same without her. A visitation will be held at Brown Colonial Mortuary, Santa Ana on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 from 5-8pm with a funeral service at 7pm. Interment will take place at Good Shepherd Cemetery, Huntington Beach on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 11am. Brown Colonial Mortuary - 714-542-3949 - Santa Ana, CA.


Lance, Jerome Emery "Jerry," 72, Retired Long Beach Police Chief Jerome Emery Lance "Jerry" of Huntington Beach, CA, died in his home surrounded by his loved ones on July 25, 2015. Jerry is survived by his wife of 50 years, Margaret "Bunny" Lance, married June 19, 1965; his sister, Patricia "Pat" Chapman (Oberg); daughter, Pamela Jane Crandall (Lance) and her husband, Brett and children, Mackenzie (9) and Brayden (7) of Shewsbury, MA; his son, LBPD Sergeant Darren Jerome Lance and his wife, Nancy and their daughter, Sierra (22) of Huntington Beach CA; along with many nieces and nephews. Jerry was born January 21, 1943 in Los Angeles, CA to father, James Emery Lance and mother, Pauline Lance. Jerry had a difficult childhood, attending more than a dozen different elementary schools throughout Southern and Central CA and Las Vegas. Long Beach Police Inspector, "Fran" Francis and wife, Florence Oberg, along with their children, "Pat" Chapman (Oberg) and Jennifer Oberg took Jerry in and treated him as the son and brother they never had. With their love and support, Jerry found a home in the greater Long Beach area and attended Banning High School in Wilmington, CA. It was while attending Banning High School where he met the love of his life, "Bunny". They both graduated from Banning in June, 1961 and were inseparable for the past 55 years. Jerry worked his way through college with various jobs including U.S.F.S. firefighter during the summers of 1961 and 1962. He earned a Bachelors and Masters degree in Criminal Justice from the California State University Long Beach. He joined the Long Beach Police Department in August, 1964, and was appointed to the position of Chief of Police in November, 1999. Chief Lance loved and respected the exemplary men and women, both past and present of the Long Beach Police Department. It was his dedication to these men and women which inspired him throughout his 37 years of service. After retiring from the Long Beach Police Department in 2002, Chief Lance worked for PMW Associates and served as the interim Chief of Police in Oceanside from March, 2005 to December, 2005. He was the head of the CSULB Center for Criminal Justice in 2003 and continued to teach and consult in the law enforcement community until 2014. He received numerous honors and awards for his leadership throughout his career. Chief Lance had an indelible effect on his profession as an agent of change throughout his 5 decades of service in the law enforcement community. Jerry passed away peacefully in his home with family by his side after a 6-year battle with prostate cancer. Despite his impressive career achievements and incredible perseverance overcoming his humble beginnings, Jerry's greatest legacy will be as a husband, father, grandfather "Papi", brother, uncle, friend, mentor and coach. Family was always his first priority and he spent countless evenings and weekends watching, refereeing and coaching various youth sports. Jerry lived his life to serve others, personally and professionally, and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him. A private service at sea will be conducted for his family. A public celebration of life will be held at 1:00 PM on Sunday, August 9th at the LBPOA Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made in Honor of Chief Jerome E. Lance to; Long Beach Police Officers Widows and Orphans Trust Fund c/o L.B.P.O.A 2865 Temple Avenue Long Beach, California 90755; or Law Enforcement Cancer Support Foundation 6475 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 354 Long Beach, CA 90803



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