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Garde,  Margaret “Peggy”, 83, beloved sister, aunt and frie
Margaret Garde mourned

DOWNEY – Margaret “Peggy” Garde, a longtime volunteer at the Downey library and hospital, died March 31 surrounded by family. She was 83. Peggy was born May 3, […]

February 8, 1952 to April 9, 2014
Gary Wayne Zollman

Gary Wayne Zollman died on Wednesday April 9, 2014 from injuries sustained in a motor  vehicle accident in Downey, California. Gary was born on February 8, 1952 in […]

Jimmy Lagousis, owner of Jim’s Burgers, passes away

DOWNEY – Jimmy Spyros Lagousis, owner of Jim’s Burgers on Firestone Boulevard in west Downey, died March 27, the family announced. He passed away at his Downey home, […]

Juanita Llamas: saying goodbye to family’s queen

Mexican grandmother is survived by nearly 200 relatives.

Ardys Halterman, former teacher

DOWNEY – Ardys Lorraine Halterman passed away peacefully March 6 at her home in Downey where she resided since 1953.She was 85. A small graveside service and burial […]

Jeanie Harman was active in local theater

DOWNEY – Longtime Downey resident Jeanie Harman passed away peacefully April 2, her 95th birthday. She was born on April Fool’s Day 1919 to Josephine and John Ettore […]

Benny Colon, Christian music producer

DOWNEY – Born to Juan M. Colon and Lupe S. Colon on Jan. 7, 1952, Benjamin “Benny” Gilbert Colon passed away April 1. He is survived by his […]

Florence Bitticks passes away

DOWNEY – Florence Viola Aaby Bitticks, 96, died in Santa Rosa, Calif., on March 21. She was born in Rock Dell, Minn., on Dec. 29, 1917 to Martin […]

Civic leader Priscilla Dunnum passes away

DOWNEY – Priscilla Ann McKinney Dunnum, a longtime resident and attorney in Downey, passed away in her home March 22. She was born Dec. 13, 1921 and grew […]

December 22, 1923 to March 15, 2014
Abraham (A. T.) Jerry Apidgian

Longtime Downey resident, Abraham (A.T.) Jerry Apidgian, of Huntington Beach, California, passed away at age 90 on March 15, 2014, peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving […]

WWII veteran Robert Whitney mourned

DOWNEY – Robert Paul (Bob) Whitney, who lived in Downey for most of 87 years, passed away March 4. He was born Nov. 10, 1925 in Long Beach […]

October 31, 1928 to February 23, 2014
Bill Orndorff

Bill Orndorff 85, died peacefully at home in Downey on 2/23/2014. He served active duty in the Korean War and was interred at Riverside National Cemetary. Bill worked […]

Roscoe Ralph Schaffert

Roscoe Ralph Schaffert, a long-time resident of Downey, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014 of natural causes. Roscoe graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1942 […]

Sophie Giebler passes away at 97

DOWNEY – Longtime Downey resident Sophie Giebler passed away Jan. 19 at her Lesiure World residence in Seal Beach at the age of 97. She was born Oct. […]

Dolores Vaughn mourned

DOWNEY – Dolores Vaughn was born on June 19, 1925 in Huntington Park and died on Feb. 8 in Long Beach. She attended Huntington Park High School in […]

Gene Valdes Sr.

Gene Valdes Sr. passed to eternal life on February 4, 2014, rejoining his beloved wife of 69 years, Clara, who died in 2009. Gene was born on August […]

Showkat Khanna passes away

DOWNEY – Showkat Rai Khanna, born Oct. 22, 1932 and a longtime resident of Downey, passed away at home Feb. 1. Funeral services were held Feb. 8 at […]

David Bitticks was WWII veteran

DOWNEY – David Lawrence Bitticks, 90, died at his home in Sebastopol, Calif. on Feb. 3. He is survived by his wife, Florence Aaby Bitticks; daughters, Ann Philipp […]

Joel True mourned

DOWNEY – Joel (Joe) True, 77, passed away peacefully Jan. 21 at his home in Downey. He was born in Huntington Park on Nov. 10, 1936 to Ray […]

Services Saturday for Lowell Charlton

DOWNEY – Lowell Charlton, born July 16, 1940 and a longtime resident of Downey, passed away Feb. 3. Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 15, at 11 a.m. at […]

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