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 Obituaries    December 1, 2016 

Culver Resident Hoult Passes at 82

Charles P. Hoult of Culver City passed away in his home on November 23 following a long battle with cancer. Hoult was born on December 15, 1933. He is survived by his fourth wife, Janet Hoult, son...

 
 Obituaries    November 11, 2016

Former Santa Monica Outlook Reporter Erwin Dies

In memoriam: Kimberly Irwin, UCLA media relations representative and former newsopaper reporter. She brought attention to the work of physicians and researchers across a broad range of specialties Kim...

 
 Obituaries    October 20, 2016

Center Theatre Group Mourns The Loss Of Gordon Davidson

Center Theatre Group mourns the loss of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, who passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Plans for a memorial event will be announced in the coming days. “Gordon Davidson was one of the most renowned and...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    Obituaries    August 4, 2016

Judith Love Cohen

Innovative, Creative, Dedicated, Devoted Judith Love Cohen, a longtime Culver City resident, was a trailblazing electrical engineer working in the forefront of 20th century science whose many...

 
 Obituaries    July 14, 2016

Services Planned For Goodyear

Elaine Goodyear's celebration of life will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 4427 Overland Avenue, Culver City, this coming Saturday, July 16 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers donation can be made to a...

 
 Obituaries    July 7, 2016

Services Planned For Elaine Goodyear

Elaine Goodyear's celebration of life will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 4427 Overland Avenue, Culver City, this coming Saturday, July 16 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers donation can be made to a...

 
 Obituaries    July 7, 2016

Elaine Goodyear Passes Away

On June 4th, 2016, at 10:25 am Elaine Goodyear passed away at her home on Motor Avenue in Culver City. Her caregiver and her son Greg were at her side. Elaine had been in failing health for the past...

 
 Obituaries    July 7, 2016

Holocaust Survivor & Iconic La Developer Dies At 88

Jona Goldrich, founder of Goldrich & Kest, a 60-year-old real estate development and management firm with residential, commercial and other projects in California has died at 88. A holocaust survivor who escaped the Nazi invasion of Poland with his...

 
 Obituaries    May 5, 2016

Local Resident Sczesniak Dies at 80

Nettie "Chris" Sczesniak passed away on Sunday, April 24. She was born at home in McAlester, Oklahoma on December 29, 1935 to Francis and Nora Rollings. She had two older brothers. The family moved to Northern California when she was five years old...

 
 Obituaries    April 28, 2016

Former Culver Resident Rosita Gottlieb Zucker Passes Away

Artist Rosita Gottlieb Zucker, a one-time resident of Culver City, has died at age 85. She was best known for images inspired by rainforest conservation in her native Costa Rica. Rosita painted professionally for more than 50 years and mastered the...

 
 Obituaries    April 4, 2016

Longtime Culver Resident Katherine Klemic Dies

Katherine Klemic, who has been a Culver City resident since the 1950's died at home last month following a massive stroke. Arrangements are under the direction of Gates, Kingsley & Gates Smith...

 
 Obituaries    March 24, 2016

Mary Ann Bradford Dies at 77

Mary Ann Bradford (nee Lealy), 77, passed away Wednesday, March 2nd at her home in Oakdale, CA with family by her side. Mary Ann was born in Los Angeles to Pete and Mary Lealy on February 20, 1939. She was reared in Culver City and graduated from...

 
 Obituaries    March 10, 2016

Marguerite Sylvia Grunseth Wild

Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother Marguerite Sylvia Grunseth Wild age 93 died peacefully in her sleep on Valentine's Day in Culver City,where she had lived since 1946. Marguerite was born...

 
 Obituaries    February 18, 2016

Lesa Longstreet

The life of Lesa Longstreet will be celebrated Saturday, February 27 at 1 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, 4427 Overland Avenue. Although she was married four times she found the love of her life in 1999 when she met Greg Goodyear, a teacher at Mountain...

 
 Obituaries    December 3, 2015

Helen Kent Dies At 92

Helen Hirsch Kent, age 92, resident of Culver City, died peacefully at her home, surrounded by family, on Saturday, November 28. The cause was congestive heart failure. Born September 3, 192, in...

 
 Obituaries    October 29, 2015

Beloved Neighbor Gone Too Soon

Leah Nico of Carlson Park, passed away unexpectedly on October 1. She was 37. Leah was well-known and loved as a people connector and community-builder in Culver City. She is missed by her husband,...

 
 Obituaries    October 15, 2015

Culver Resident Silverstein Dies at 94

Lester Silverstein, 75-year resident of Culver City, passed away peacefully at the VA Hospital on September 30 after a brief illness. Lester was born 94 years ago in St. Paul, MN and grew up in...

 
 Obituaries    May 21, 2015

Betty Gutierrez Dies at 78

A longstanding resident of Culver City, where she raised five children on Wagner Street in the Vets Park neighborhood, Betty Gutierrez died fittingly on Mother's Day, peacefully with her family by...

 
 Obituaries    May 14, 2015

Doris Sayer Dies at 91

Doris Elizabeth Sayer was born May 22, 1923 in Middletown, NY, the only child of Frederick Winfried Posl and Gladys Caroline LaRue. God called her home on April 26, 2015 from Lantana, TX after...

 
 Obituaries    May 7, 2015

Community Leader Fecho Dies at 91

William Fecho, a treasured member of the Culver City community, passed away on April 29. He was 91. Bill was born on June 11, 1923, in Linden, New Jersey. He was known on the football field as "Iron...

 
 Obituaries    April 16, 2015

Services Held For Estel Reed

Estel Reed, a 68 year resident of Culver City, died April 4 at the age of 94. Estel raised three children and was a quintessential mid-century homemaker for her family, including husband Westel "Wes"...

 
 Obituaries    March 19, 2015

Former Culver High Grad Langley Dies

Arthur Langley Jr. was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Arthur and Margaret (Bailey) Langley. In 1950 the family moved to Los Angeles, where he was among the first graduating class at Culver City...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    Obituaries    March 19, 2015

Services Held For Train Advocate Ken Ruben

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The graveside services were held last Sunday morning for Ken Ruben at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Commerce. Ruben, a train buff and longtime advocate for public...

 
 Obituaries    March 5, 2015

Service Planned For Linda Motyl

Linda L. Motyl passed away on February 17, 2015 at Southern California Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 50 Years, Vince Motyl, her children, Debbi Catallini (Jeff), Theresa Todd (Mike...

 
 Obituaries    February 26, 2015

Services planned For James Johnson

Anita Savage-Johnson worked in the Finance Department at City Hall for over 30 years before retiring in 2013; lost her beloved husband, James Johnson, on February 18, 2015. James had a rare gift of lighting up the room with his sparkling personality...

 

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