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Arnold, Marlene Esther (Kennedy), 60, passed away on February 17, 2014 in Hemet, CA. Born in Los Angeles April 17, 1953 and raised in Huntington Beach. Raised her family in San Juan Capistrano and Dana Point. She is survived by her husband, Mason Arnold; son, Joshua Garland; daughters, Ann Dietzman, Abbey Diaz, Amber Woo; grandchildren, Micah, Alana, Maverick and Callen. She is also survived by her brother, James Craig Kennedy; sister, Sharon Louis Selig; and parents, Ron and Frances Kennedy of Huntington Beach. A memorial service will be held at the Grace Community Church, 138 Eight St., Seal Beach, CA 90740 on Saturday March 8, 2014 at 3:00pm.
Coates, Kevin Christopher, 28, of Huntington Beach, CA, passed away unexpectedly Monday, February 24th. He was born in Santa Rosa on February 28, 1985. Kevin graduated from Calistoga High School and went on to receive a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Purdue. Kevin married the love of his life, Erin Cutler, on April 18, 2009, and settled in Huntington Beach to pursue a career as a structural engineer. Kevin is described by all who knew him as irreplaceable. He was loved for his deep character and sense of humor and respected for his strong work ethic and exceptional skills. We will always remember Kevin as loving, accomplished, and close to God and his family. Kevin is survived by his loving wife Erin, who is expecting their first child in May, his parents Paul and Kate Coates, his brothers Adam Coates and Bob Coates, and his extended family of grandparents, in-laws, two nieces, a nephew, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Kevin's wonderful spirit, joy, and love of life will be celebrated at a private service at Community Bible Church in Huntington Beach.
Fleming, Pauline Ann, 86, of Huntington Beach, died at 2:45 PM, Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Villa Rosa in Costa Mesa, CA. She was born February 24, 1927 in Boston, Massachussetts, to Paul and Jennie Sirianni. On October 30, 1949 she married Michael Joseph Fleming, the love of her life. Surviving her are two sons, Craig Fleming and wife Kimberly of Long Beach, CA, and Paul Fleming and wife Linda of Flagstaff, AZ; three grandsons, Michael, Austin, and Thomas; one granddaughter, Dakota; sisters, Rose Vozella of Seabrook, NH; Eleanor Vozella of North Revere, MA; and Terry Andreasen of Huntington Beach, CA. Pauline was a long time resident of Huntington Beach, where she had lived since her husband Michael retired from the United States Navy in 1964. She loved to sing, play card games, and win at video poker. Her great joy was being "Nana" to her four grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Hospice, 5 Corporate Park, Suite 100 Irvine, alifornia 92606.
Fogo, Marian Eileen, 65, passed away on Friday February 28, 2014 at Smith County Memorial Hospital in Smith Center. She was a restaurant manager. She was born the daughter of Allen & Irene (Call) Hancock on July 11, 1948 in Santa Ana, CA. Survivors include her husband Michael of the home; a daughter Mary Ewing of Hays, KS; 2 sons, Michael Fogo of Fort Smith, AR, Matthew Fogo of Magnolia, AR; a sister, Juanita Stark; 10 grandchildren. A private family celebration of life service was held with a private inurnment. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Marian Fogo memorial fund and can be sent in care of the mortuary. For online condolences visit www.simmons-rentschler.com Arrangements are entrusted to the Simmons-Rentschler Mortuary of Smith Center, KS.
Fox, Josephine Marie, 98, 6-20-1915 to 2-23-2014 Jo passed away peacefully Sunday, February 23 at the age of 98. She went to join her husband, Francis and her two brothers and three sisters. She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Warren and Mary; her daughter, Anne; three grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Jo was born Josephine Marie Deacon, June 20, 1915 in Iowa. She was raised on a dairy farm and while still in Iowa she taught school at a one room school house and later worked as a bookkeeper in Des Moines. She moved to California and during WWII worked at Caltech/JPL and the Naval Weapons Testing Center. She raised two children in the Pasadena area. She then worked at May Company for 25 years during which time she moved to the Huntington Beach area. She also was an active volunteer at KOCE. Services will be at St. Vincent De Paul Church, Huntington Beach on Friday March 7 at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Vincent De Paul Society by sending a contribution to St. Vincent De Paul Parish with "J. Fox Memorial for the StVDP Society" noted on the memo line.
Joy, Charles D., 81, of Huntington Beach, died March 01, 2014
Kotsch, Natalie A., 76, of Huntington Beach, died February 20, 2014
Surber, Dr. Siegfred Irven, 86, passed away February 10th, 2014. Born December 19th, 1927 to Charles and Nancy Surber in Ashland, Oregon. Siegfred grew up in Ashland and had an entrepreneurial mind set early on. He owned and operated several businesses before joining the United States Navy where he served in the Medical Corps during the Korean War. After Military service he returned to school and received his M.D. from UCLA. Siegfred and his wife Helen settled in Costa Mesa and he opened a successful private medical practice in Huntington Beach. After retirement from medicine he still needed to stay busy and turned his attention to his many business interests, in which he was still active before his passing. He loved ballroom and square dancing with his wife Helen and they were active throughout their marriage dancing at various clubs. He was also an accomplished and competitive bridge player. He spent many summers and holidays with family and friends traveling, waterskiing, motorcycle riding and camping and we will keep the memories of these great adventures close to our hearts. A doctor, father, husband, brother, grandfather and friend, he touched many lives and will be greatly missed. Siegfred is survived by his wife of 55 years, Helen; sons, David and James; granddaughter, Jordan; his brothers, Carl and Manuel; and a large extended family. A memorial service will be held at Fairhaven Memorial Park on Sunday March 9th, 2014 at 2:30pm.
Thorn, Edward "Ed" Fleming, 79, November 4, 1934 - February 21, 2014 Ed Thorn of Huntington Beach, CA passed away Friday February 21, 2014. Ed is survived by his wife of 40 years, Nita; 4 children, Ed Thorn, Jr (Annette); Marsha Parker Morrow (Keith) Todd Parker (Janet) and Stacey Parker (Stacy); 10 grandchildren, 9 boys, Eric Thorn, Parker, Tyler and Connor Morrow, Jake, Luke, Colton, Cade and Broc Parker, one girl Victoria Thorn. In addition, he is survived by his sister, Janice Alley Reeves (Bobbie) and numerous nieces and nephews. His parents James Fleming and Alma Ruth Thorn; brother, Durwood O. Thorn, Sr. "Bubba"; sister Anita Ruth Hicks; and nephew, Durwood O. Thorn, Jr. "Dee" precede Ed in death. Funeral services for Ed will be at First Christian Church, 1207 Main Street Huntington Beach, CA. on March 7, 2014 at 11:00 am In lieu of flowers the family is asking that memorial donations be made to the Hoag Hospital Foundation, C/O Hoag Family Cancer Institute, 500 Superior Avenue Suite 350, Newport Beach, CA 92663.
Weaver, Janet Lou, 80, of Huntington Beach, died February 27, 2014.
Wickes, Robert, 62, of Huntington Beach, passed away February 22, 2014
Yingling Jr., William E., 93, Huntington Beach, died March 02, 20/14