GenLookups.com - Finding your family tree data online.

Obituary and Death Notice Archives


California Obituary and Death Notice Archive


(Obituaries archived from all over the state of California. Confirm death dates with the Social Security Death Index)

First Name: Last Name:

California Marriages Search
Search California Newspaper Archives from 18462007

Search California Obituary Archives from 1983-Present
California Newspaper List -- California Military Records


Also search the California Death Records (9,366,786 records from 1940 thru 1997):
Fill in all information that is known for best results. Only the surname is required, however.
Surname:
Given Name(s): Mother Maiden: Father Last:
Sex: Birth Year: Death Year:

 Search fulltext California Genealogy Discussion Groups:
  First Name:
   Last Name:
      


[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

California Obituary and Death Notice Archive

California Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 686

Posted By: GenLookups.com
Date: Monday, 1 December 2014, at 2:46 a.m.

Joseph Wright

Feb. 8, 1921 -- Nov. 16, 2002

Joseph Wayne Wright, 81, died Nov. 16 at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center - Vallejo after a brief illness.

Mr. Wright, also known as "Joe," was born in Vardeman, Miss., and had been a Vallejo resident since 1957.

He was a construction foreman for Siri Construction for 22 years, retiring in 1986.

Mr. Wright was a member of Castlewood Baptist Church and the Local Carpenters Union 180.

Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Irma of Vallejo; two stepdaughters, his son, Todd of Washington and four grandchildren.

Private inurnment.

Arrangements made by Wiggins-Knipp Funeral Home, Vallejo.

Contributions preferred to the National Parkinson Foundation, 1501 NM 9th Ave. Bob Hope Road, Miami, Fla. 33136.

Peter Caballero

May 5, 1905 -- March 31, 2002

Peter Valpariso Caballero, 97, died Sunday at a Vallejo hospital after a long illness.

He was born in the Philippines and lived in Vallejo for 85 years.

Mr. Caballero worked at Mare Island Naval Shipyard as a pipefitter for 30 years, retiring in 1972.

Survivors are his wife, Mary of Vallejo; daughters, Dolores Rosslyn of Vallejo; Ruth Byrne of Washington; Rebecca (Terry) Butts of American Canyon; sons, Carl (Adele), Melvin and Gabriel (Nelia) all of Vallejo; 23 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

A memorial will be held 5 p.m., Saturday at Kingdom Hall, 11 Melvin Road, American Canyon. Eld. Vincent Caballero of Fairfield Jehovah Witness Church will be officiating. Private inurnment.

Arrangements made by Skyview Memorial Lawn, Vallejo.

Louis Malroy

(March 2, 1920 - April 19, 2001)

Louis Ray Malroy, 81, died Thursday in San Pablo.

Mr. Malroy was born in Kentucky and was a self-employed auto mechanic for 40 years. He served in the Army and was a member of VFW #913 in Richmond. Mr. Malroy enjoyed bowling.

Survivors include his wife, Vera M. of Vallejo; and sister, Ferndell Malray of San Pablo.

No services were held. Arrangements by Wilson and Kratzer Mortuaries, Richmond.

Theoplis Tolliver III

(Dec. 8, 1965 -June 6, 2001)

Theoplis Charles Tolliver III, 35, died Wednesday, June 6.

Mr. Tolliver, commonly known as "Tee," was born in Vallejo and was a Vallejo resident. He was self-employed for three years.

Survivors include daughters, Angelivia, Tashawna, Talaun, Tastasia, and Christy; sons, Theoplis IV and Theoplis V; mother, Rosemary; grandmother, Easter Paggett; sister, Marie (Rita) Jones; and brother, Artis Green.

Visitation was held Thursday at Manigault Mortuary, Vallejo. Memorial, 11 a.m. Friday at Manigault Mortuary, with Pastor Robert McCrary officiating. Private disposition.

James Kurtz

(June 22, 1913 - July 15, 2001)

James "Jim" Kurtz of Benicia, 88, died July 15 at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.

Born in Randlett, Utah, he later lived in Grants Pass, Oregon, where he attended high school. After graduating from the University of Oregon, he found employment with Mare Island Naval Shipyard in the industrial relations field. He worked there from 1941 to 1977 when he retired.

Mr. Kurtz had been a Benicia resident since 1956, he served on the Benicia Civil Service Commission prior to his seat on the Benicia City Council. During his tenure from 1968 to 1972. He felt his most significant achievements were helping to secure the 9th and 12th street parks for the residents of Benicia.

He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Benicia where he volunteered in a variety of areas. Over several years he contributed time and talent to the success of the Peddlers Fair. He was one of the original founders of Toast Masters in Benicia, of which he enjoyed participating.

Survivors include his wife, Grace; sister, Reatha La Barbera; several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Aug. 18, 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Benicia. All family and friends are welcome to attend. Arrangements made by Passalacqua Funeral Chapel, Benicia.

Donations preferred to St. Paul's Church.

Gloria De Shields

(March 15, 1942 -- Nov. 14, 2001)

Gloria J. De Shields, 59, died Thursday at Sutter Solano Medical Center after a long illness.

A native of Idaho, Mrs. Shields lived in Vallejo and was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and writing poetry.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar on Dec. 18, 1999, her father, Farl Harris; sister, Karen Harris and brother Dale Harris.

She is survived by her daughters, Leah and Serene both of Vallejo; Rachel of Atlanta; sons, Aaron and Mark of Vallejo; mother, Edna Anderson of Sonoma; sisters, Marilyn Severson of Sonoma; Ellen Harris of Idaho; brothers, Danny and David Harris of Idaho and nine grandchildren.

At her request no services will be held, private inurnment.

Arrangements made by Twin Chapels Mortuary, Vallejo.

Kenneth Kleven

Sept. 2, 1923 -- May 22, 2002

Kenneth James Kleven, 78, died May 22 at his home in Benicia.

A native of Oakland, Mr. Kleven was born in 1923 to Robert and Mabel Kleven. He attended St. Cyril's Elementary School and later graduated from Fremont High School.

A pioneer of Bay Area Youth Baseball, he became involved with the first Oakland Little League in 1954. His involvement lead to his participation with the Young America, Babe Ruth and American Legion programs. In 1966, he was manager of the National Championship Bill Erwin American Legion Post 337 baseball team that won the American Legion World Series.

A picture of the team hangs in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. He was also one of the early organizers and coaches of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Youth Organizations (CYO).

After an honorable discharged from the U.S. Navy, he began a 40-year career with the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company. At that time he married his wife, Mary Frances Albers, who preceded him in death in 1976. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Gerald.

From 1984 until his death, he enjoyed retirement life in Benicia with his surviving wife, Juliana. He enjoyed taking annual trips to Arizona for spring training with the Oakland A's.

Other survivors include his sons, Michael James, Paul Francis, Gregory John, Gary Edward and Kurt Stephen; stepchildren, Art Kielty and Pam Conrad; sister, Katy Farrell; nine grandchildren, one great-grandson and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.

A celebration of life will be held 1 p.m., June 8 at Passalacqua Funeral Chapel, 901 West 2nd St., Benicia. Private inurnment.

Donations preferred to Kaiser Hospice, 975 Sereno Drive, Vallejo, CA. 94590.

Social Security Death Index Search Engine

[ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

California Obituary and Death Notice Archive is maintained by GenLookups with WebBBS 5.12.


For your convenience, here is a huge, growing collection of obituaries at Archives.com:

  
EXCLUSIVE OFFER to GenLookups.com visitors! We'll get your family tree started!

- Click to Search the Large Databases
- Historical Records and Person Search
- Census and Voter Lists
- Military Records
- Surname Meanings
- Births, Marriages, and Deaths Search


Look up the meaning of any surname!

Find-a-Grave Cemetery Search

Incredibly COOL Genealogy Databases on the Web!


Rootsweb Review Archives Search
Search through the archives of this past genealogy update!


First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of fulltext obits
from all over the United States.

SURNAME ONLY SEARCHES
WORK BEST!


First Name:
Last Name:

Search through tons of marriage records
from all over the United States.

SURNAME ONLY SEARCHES
WORK BEST!



Marriage Search Engines

Statewide Obituary Archives


Free Surname Meanings and History Lookup NEW!!!

 


FAMOUS SURNAME TOOL
I want to look for information about this surname:

You must use the SUBMIT button; hitting ENTER will not work!

If the results that you get turn out to be a death notice rather than an obituary, many times you can find a fulltext obituary by doing a search HERE.

 


The ULTIMATE Vital Records Database!

Newest Data Additions to Ancestry.com

Message Boards


Historical Person Search


STATE OBITUARY ARCHIVES:

Alabama  - Alaska  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - California  - Colorado  - Connecticut  - Delaware  - Florida  - Georgia  - Hawaii  - Idaho  - Illinois  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maine  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Minnesota  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Montana  - Nebraska  - Nevada  - New Hampshire  - New Jersey  - New Mexico  - New York  - North Carolina  - North Dakota  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Oregon  - Pennsylvania  - Rhode Island  - South Carolina  - South Dakota  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Utah  - Vermont  - Virginia  - Washington  - West Virginia  - Wisconsin  - Wyoming

CANADA  - UNITED KINGDOM


STATE MARRIAGES SEARCH ENGINES:

Alabama  - Arizona  - Arkansas  - Connecticut  - Georgia  - Idaho  - Indiana  - Iowa  - Kansas  - Kentucky  - Louisiana  - Maryland  - Massachusetts  - Michigan  - Mississippi  - Missouri  - Nebraska  - New York  - North Carolina  - Ohio  - Oklahoma  - Pennsylvania  - South Carolina  - Tennessee  - Texas  - Vermont  - Virginia  - West Virginia


Alabama Newspapers

Alaska Newspapers

Arizona Newspapers

Arkansas Newspapers

California Newspapers

Colorado Newspapers

Connecticut Newspapers

Delaware Newspapers

Florida Newspapers

Georgia Newspapers

Idaho Newspapers

Illinois Newspapers

Indiana Newspapers

Iowa Newspapers

Kansas Newspapers

Kentucky Newspapers

Louisiana Newspapers

Maine Newspapers

Maryland Newspapers

Massachusetts Newspapers

Michigan Newspapers

Minnesota Newspapers

Missouri Newspapers

Montana Newspapers

Nebraska Newspapers

Nevada Newspapers

New Hampshire Newspapers

New Jersey Newspapers

New Mexico Newspapers

New York Newspapers

North Carolina Newspapers

North Dakota Newspapers

Ohio Newspapers

Oklahoma Newspapers

Oregon Newspapers

Pennsylvania Newspapers

Rhode Island Newspapers

South Carolina Newspapers

South Dakota Newspapers

Tennessee Newspapers

Texas Newspapers

Utah Newspapers

Virginia Newspapers

Washington Newspapers

West Virginia Newspapers



Alabama Census Records

Alaska Census Records

Arizona Census Records

Arkansas Census Records

California Census Records

Colorado Census Records

Connecticut Census Records

Delaware Census Records

Florida Census Records

Georgia Census Records

Idaho Census Records

Illinois Census Records

Indiana Census Records

Iowa Census Records

Kansas Census Records

Kentucky Census Records

Louisiana Census Records

Maine Census Records

Maryland Census Records

Massachusetts Census Records

Michigan Census Records

Minnesota Census Records

Missouri Census Records

Montana Census Records

Nebraska Census Records

Nevada Census Records

New Hampshire Census Records

New Jersey Census Records

New Mexico Census Records

New York Census Records

North Carolina Census Records

North Dakota Census Records

Ohio Census Records

Oklahoma Census Records

Oregon Census Records

Pennsylvania Census Records

Rhode Island Census Records

South Carolina Census Records

South Dakota Census Records

Tennessee Census Records

Texas Census Records

Utah Census Records

Virginia Census Records

Washington Census Records

West Virginia Census Records


Confirm birth and death dates with the Social Security Death Index:

CanadianObits.com - 1880USCensus.com - MortalitySchedules.com - SSDI-Search.com - Surname Search Utility - FamGen.net - Marriage Search Engines

HOME PAGE

One of the sponsors of this site is: Ancestry.com