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 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...

 
 Obituaries    January 29, 2015

Longtime Culver Resident Polokoff Dies at 84

Beverly Polokoff, 84, died Nov. 28, 2014. She was born May 3, 1930, to Morris and Fanny Polokoff in Kansas City. Beverly had an interesting and unique life, living in Culver City for the majority of...

 
 By David W. Myers    Obituaries    January 29, 2015

Lenny Rubien, Decorated Vet and Fixture of Sunkist Park, Passes Away

By David W. Myers, Contributing Editor Leonard "Lenny" Rubien, a decorated Army Air Force veteran of World War II and longtime resident of Culver City' Sunkist Park community, has passed away. He was...

 
 Obituaries    December 18, 2014

Lifelong Culver Resident Esquival Dies At 53

Thomas Castenada Esquivel, Jr, 53, passed away on November 17. He was born on October 6, 1961 in Santa Monica to Thomas C. Sr. and Maria Rachel Esquivel, both deceased. Thomas lived in Culver City...

 
 Obituaries    December 4, 2014

Services Planned For Culver Quadruplet Kevin Villaros

Kevin Lee Villaros of Culver City died on November 28 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Kevin and his brothers made nation headlines when he and his three brothers were born on June 1,...

 
 Obituaries    October 30, 2014

Darla Gorman

Born June 18, 1941 in the Bronx, New York Darla Gorman passed away in Culver City October 20, 2014. She attended Mark Twain Jr. High and Venice High School, class of 1959. She lived 60 years on the...

 
 By Steven Hadland    Obituaries    October 16, 2014

Drunk Driver Kills Man Leaving Yom Kippur Services

By Steven Hadland Observer Publisher Less than two weeks before his 90th birthday Meyer "Mike" Meyerson of Culver City was killed by a suspected drunk driver on October 4 as he was leaving Yom Kippur services at Veteran’s Auditorium. The accident...

 
 Obituaries    October 2, 2014

DONALD ORMAND CHANDLER

Donald Ormand "Don" Chandler was born in Oregon City, Oregon, on September 19, 1924. He grew up on a small beef ranch owned by his parents, Harry and Frieda Chandler, and had his primary and high...

 
 Obituaries    September 18, 2014

Former Culver Fireman Ray Moselle Dies at 98

Ray Moselle, 98, of Culver City,died on September 10 after a long illness. He is survived by his sons Raymond and Richard (Nancy), his grandchildren Amanda Hyder (Travis), Vanessa Moselle (Anthony),...

 
 Obituaries    September 11, 2014

Ronald Albert Carmichael

October 13, 1930 - August 30, 2014 Husband of Alma . . . Father of Ronald Dean, James Albert, and Tony Patrick . . . Grandfather of Ron Ryan, Matthew, Nathan, and Ariella. Ronald's father Jim was...

 

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