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DOWNEY – Darlene R. Lohwasser (Davis) passed away Aug. 9 after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease.
She was born in Los Angeles in 1934 and lived in South Gate, attending South Gate High School. For many years she worked as a secretary for a California Federal Savings branch in Los Angeles.
She married Walter Lohwasser in 1963 and moved to Downey in 1965.
She was a graduate of Cerritos College, earning a journalism degree in 1979 after serving as campus editor for Talon Marks newspaper and Wings magazine.
She is survived by her husband, Walter; two sons, Scott Davis and Jon Lohwasser, and two grandsons, Jered and Collin Davis.
Interment was at Inglewood Park Cemetery on Aug. 16.
Published: August 25, 2011 – Volume 10 – Issue 19