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Janice Thompson, 87, nature enthusiast
Janice Thompson, a longtime teacher at the private Evans School, passed away peacefully at her Pacific Beach home on Saturday, April 5, surrounded by family. She was 87. When once asked what her dr...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Hildt, 56, La Jolla resident, banker, volunteer
La Jolla resident Robert Hildt, CEO at Bank Development Group and a career banker instrumental in forming two community banks for which he served as president and CEO, died March 25 after a battle ...
Apr 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Al Strohlein, 80, veteran, author, SDCNG newsman
Alfred Cramer Strohlein was born in Riverton, N.J. to Adolf Strohlein and Ethel Cramer Strohlein on March 21, 1934. He passed away at home in Pacific Beach on March 8, just shy of his 80th birthday...
Mar 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Larry Wing, 75, Navy veteran, respected SDSU administrator
Lawrence “Larry” Marvin Wing passed away on Jan. 4. He was 75. Born Nov. 26, 1938 in Sumner, Neb., he moved to San Diego after joining the Navy at age 18. After graduating from San Diego State Univ...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Truesdale, 22, PLHS graduate and active outdoorsman
Brady Truesdale was born May 25, 1991 and left us far too soon on Jan. 11, 2014.   He was 22. Brady was a graduate of Point Loma High School, class of 2009, attended Sonoma State University and the...
Feb 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael Charter, decorated veteran, tireless volunteer, activist
In the early morning hours on Jan. 23, Michael Paul Charter passed away. He was 69. As many grieve the loss of a great man, they remember who he was and the great things he has done. As a recipient...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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David Scott Tremel, 45, avid surfer and friend
David Scott Tremel passed away Jan. 24. He was 45. Born on Sept. 6, 1968, David was the beloved son of Jim and Jane Tremel and was a friend to all. David was a Point Loma High School graduate, clas...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocean Beach resident Thomas David Minor, 63, ardent golfer, artist, traveller
Tom Minor, avid outdoorsman, athlete, artist and devoted family man passed on Nov. 3 at the age of 63. Tom is survived by his loving wife, Jennie, son Michael, grandchildren Seth and Vanessa, siste...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nelson, Robert Roy Nelson, lifeguard and Mission Bay port captain
Robert Roy ‘Nellie’Nelson , a lifeguard and Mission Bay port captain peacefully passed away Friday, Oct. 25th in his home in San Diego. Robert Nelson was born on Feb. 6, 1927 in San Diego. He grew ...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dolly Belt, 87, loving mother, grandmother and community member
Dolly Belt passed away peacefully and gracefully in her home on Sept. 26. She was 87. Born on Oct. 3, 1925 in Lubbock, Texas, Belt moved to San Diego when she was six months old. Her family settled...
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phil Elsbree, 71, active community member and gardener
Philip “Phil” Carl Elsbree, 71, of Ocean Beach, died Aug. 8 surrounded by his family and friends. He was born Jan. 6, 1942 in Waverly, N.Y. to Clifford Allen and Emma Lou (Northrup) Elsbree. Phil w...
Oct 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longtime OB resident Byrna Bicknell, 74, was huge music fan
Byrna D. Bicknell, 74, passed away on Tuesday, Sept 3. She was born in Norton, Kansas and attended high school in Salina, Kansas. She participated in the school marching band and various other musi...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harold Joachim Simon, Jan. 1, 1928 ~ Aug. 6, 2013
After a fulfilling life and career, Harold Joachim Simon, M.D., Ph.D. died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Aug. 6. He was a founding member of the UCSD School of Medicine faculty and ...
Aug 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lillian Mulonas, May 30, 1926 ~ July 16, 2013
Lillian “Lil” James was born in Toledo, Ohio on May 30, 1926, of Greek immigrant parents. She was known in her community by her Greek name, Elipiniki, and was called “Niki” by those who knew her be...
Aug 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Point Loma artist, author, surf buff Scott H. Munzig passes away at 57
Scott H. Munzig, a longtime resident of Maui, Hawaii, made his new home in Point Loma in 2010 and fell in love with Ocean Beach. Born June 27, 1955, Scott passed away June 18 at the age of 57, days...
Jun 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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