Ella Spetnagel, 91, passes away

DOWNEY - Ella L. Spetnagel, a 91-year-old mother and grandmother, passed away Nov. 22.A resident of Downey for 60 years, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles. She was born March 26, 1919 in Denver, Colo., and moved to Huntington Park in 1922. She graduated from South Gate High School in 1937 and worked for more than 30 years for the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P Stores) in Vernon where she met her husband Charles. They married in 1946 and moved to Downey in 1950. She was a member of the Downey Seventh Day Adventist Church. She is survived by her sons, William of Downey and Charles of Rancho Cucamonga, and two grandsons, Adam of Anchorage AK and Bradley of Ontario, Calif. A memorial service will be held Dec. 1, 11 a.m. at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier.

********** Published: November 25, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 32