Blaski, Marvin Frank, 84, of Huntington Beach, died June 21, 2016


Bowers, Francis T., 76, of Huntington Beach, died June 19, 2016


Coskran, William "Skip", 82, died peacefully at Huntington Beach Hospital in Huntington Beach, CA on June 21, 2016. Wiliiam “Skip” Coskran is survived by his wife, Carol Coskran of Huntington Beach, CA, Son Kelly Coskran of Huntington Beach, CA, younger Brothers Don and Patrick Coskran, Grandchildren Brigid, Katlyn, Kacey and William Kelly Coskran. William “Skip” was born on June 12, 1934 in St. Paul, MN to William F. and Evelyn Coskran. He married Carol Davis, his true love in 1960. After moving to Huntington Beach, CA. William “Skip” began working for Loyola Law School as a Professor then had a child shortly thereafter, the newborn was named Kelly Michael Coskran and was welcomed into their home. 35 years later, his first two grandchildren were born; the twins Brigid and Katlyn Coskran. William “Skip‘s” grandchildren remember him as an incredible and loving grandfather. He was always able to repair things with Duct Tape. If it was beyond repair, the smiley faces he would pull out of his pocket helped to heal what was broken. He shared his love of the beach and the Huntington Beach area with his four grandchildren as they grew up. William “Skip” was an accomplished Real Estate Attorney however, his love and ability to teach others made him a beloved Professor for at Loyola Law School. Often Skip would be seen in his days off “surfing the waves” or riding his bike at the beach. He was an active and dedicated member of the St. Bonaventures Church for over 55 years. He also served in the Air Force J.A.G. Department as a certified trial and defense counsel from 1960 to 1962. A funeral is scheduled for 11:00 am June 27, 2016 at St. Bonaventures Church , with a reception to follow at St. Bonaventures’ hall.. All are welcome to attend and celebrate William “Skip's” life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Loyola Law School C/O the William Coskran Chair 919 Albany St, Los Angeles, CA 90015. Condolences can be sent to or to St. Bonaventures church. The family would like to thank the community, Loyola Law School faculty and alumni, and all his dear friends. His son Kelly Coskran would like to bless everyone with love and light during this time.


Maes, Albert T., 100, passed away June 21, 2016. He was born July 16, 1915 on a dairy farm near the Huntington Beach area. His father was a Belgium immigrant and his mother an immigrant from Spain. He was married to Carrie B. Maes and she passed away in 1981. Albert was a farmer all his life, and worked for the Irvine Ranch. He was a trusted worker of Myford Irvine and was the go-to man for the job. He was always in demand, people always needed him. Albert T. Maes was a hard-working man and will be missed by many.


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