Jean continued to be active in her community. He generously donated his time, knowledge and resources to docent and enhance a myriad of historical, arts, nature and garden programs nationally and in Carlsbad, Encinitas and Vista, CA. Susie M. Nelson, 78, of Harrisburg, formerly of Cofield, NC, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Blue Mtn Nursing Home, Harrisburg. She is survived by her three children, Gideon, Hannah, and Sharon, and by four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Box 15829 Arlington, VA 22215. Annie & Jay initiated a number of patriotic events and memorials for Vista including US Flags down Main Street on holidays and memorial occasions. In addition to teaching, Gail also dedicated much of her time helping manage her family-owned A&W restaurant in Drayton Plains, Michigan. The church address is 3175 Harding Street, Carlsbad, CA., 92008 and the website is 3c.org. She is also survived by her fur babies, Paco, Tawny, Zoe, and Whitey. She was the proud mother of seven children, 17 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and 2 great, great-grandchildren. in Education. Born in 1943 in Hackensack, New Jersey, to Fred and Maerose Greenwood; Tisha was the middle child of three. Celebration of life: 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 19, 2019, at United Methodist Church of Vista; 490 S. Melrose Drive, Vista CA 92081. She was always planning her next great adventure and quickly made new friends regaling them with her travel stories. Donations requested to go to the Vista Boys & Girls Club. However, Butch Burns was married to my late sister and so we started out as quasi brother-in-laws. Also, by his first youngest brother, Richard Allan Madison of Chula Vista, CA. Joanie was fascinated by things she could research on the internet. in 1952. Tom Machinsky and Shawna Neal. Michael Krestel, age 93, of Aurora, IL, peacefully passed away with his loving wife by his side on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Alden Gardens in Aurora, IL. Susie was born and raised in LaCygne, Kan., to Frank and Mabel Plumb, one of five chil Judy resided in Vista and Fallbrook all of her life. A viewing will be held 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in the Neill Funeral Home, 3501 Derry St., Harrisburg. For the last 15 years prior to his retirement, Don worked as an estimator for Ehmcke Sheet Metal. She also loved to ocean fish. of Youth Services/Detention Division, followed by Director and Past President of the NYS Association of Realtors Commercial Investment Division. That didnt last long and soon we found ourselves referring to each other as brothers. His Good morning, texts and calls will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed. A memorial service will be held at Miramar National Cemetery on Friday, May 26, at 1.30pm. He was a proud Step-Dad to LaVernes son, Daniel. faith, but how she lived her life. In the evenings, he attended classes at Palomar College and earned an Associates Degree in Parks Management. The second child of Lars Soyland and Thilda Samseth, Don was born in Bellflower, California in 1938 and moved with his family to Vista in 1947. David was born April 14, 1949, in Escondido, California to David Franklin and Joi (Drummond) Hutchins. He spent a tour of duty at sea aboard the U.S.S Kearsarge (CV-33), an Essex-Class aircraft carrier. In her honor and in lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial contribution be made to either the Salvation Army at www.westernusa.salvationarmy.org or the Amercan Cancer Society www.donate 3.cancer.org. San Luis Rey Mission Cemetery Oceanside, CA. Long-time friendships were formed through early involvement with the Vista Womens Club, the Whirlaways Square Dancing Club, and its off-shoot the Sew n Sews. Sam took a hunting trip in 1970 and stayed at the Spotted Horse Ranch, south of Jackson, which is where he found his piece of heaven. I knew her and have information. Over the course of her life, she played piano and organ worship music, lead a Youth group, taught Adult Sunday School, performed executive work at the California Southern Baptist Convention in Fresno, CA, and was secretary/bookkeeper for Del Cerro Baptist Church prior to retirement. Gail is survived by her children Karrie and FrankRunles, Kellie and Jerry Lanning, Larry Murphy and his wife Laura Roberts, and Terri Sutton (Bartlebaugh). Barney was pre-deceased by his parents, Karl Daniel and Neva Pauline, his brother Charles and sister, Kay. Susie Howard Nelson Susie Howard Nelson, 91, of 119 E. Center Street died July 20, 2019 at Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He made you work hard at it if you planned to beat him! (Brown) Sears; and preceded in death by her husband, Linwood Nelson; 3 brothers and 3 sisters. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Chris name to your favorite charity. Jean Belef, 88, passed away peacefully with family by her side, May 17, 2016, in the English Oaks nursing home near her Modesto home. Share a memory, offer a condolence. She lived everyday with love and hope, and always looked for the best in all of lifes circumstances. She worked at the Roswell daily Record in Roswell, New Mexico, as an office manager and trainer for Times Mirror, Inc. and for Gad About Tours in Carlsbad. Billy proudly served in the USMC and was a Korean War Veteran and lifetime member of the VFW. Strong, independent, cheerful, friendly, and caring, Leanor was always looking to do good and always with optimism and a sense of humor. We'll help you find the right words to comfort your family member or loved one during this difficult time. H., and The Colonel., Services:Vigil and Rosary Thursday, November 2, 6:00pm 8:00pm Allen Brothers Mortuary, 1315 South Santa Fe Avenue, Vista, CA. Hello, so where can we find obituaries between 1977-1989?? Dennis and Patricia owned and operated Dennis Automotive Repair on Wisconsin Avenue for over 32 years. Her grandchildren were the pride and joy of her life, said Paula Nix. Family and friends are welcome to send flowers or leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family. When he was 10 years old, he, his mother and his little sister moved to their ranch in Vista, California. He always said, I love my life and my job., Robert is survived by his wife, Helen Fields Moore, of 57 years; his sons, Robert Moore (Jeanne) and James Moore (Bree); daughter, Lori Griffith (Bryan); sister, Gwen Stokes; grandchildren, Carrie Henze (Dane), Christopher Griffith (Brighten), Allison Griffith, Colby Moore (Courtney), Melina Moore, Thomas Moore, Natalie Moore, Bella Moore, Finley Moore, and Austin Moore; and great-grandchildren, Parker Claire and Hunter Henze, Easton and Hudson Griffith and Isaiah Moore. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 28th 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd St., Oak Lawn. He is survived by his wife, Lynn Mozzani, children and their spouses, Ashley and Joel Fernandez and Charles and Cherri Kuschel, sister, Krista Gutierrez and grandchildren, Hailee, Jacob, and Lauren Kuschel and Nixon and River Fernandez. Linda Joyce Westendorf Nee Linda Joyce Niszoccia was born March 23, 1954 in Newark, New Jersey and she had been a Vista resident since 1984. She loved everyone unconditionally and she will be missed beyond measure. Legacy.com reports daily on death announcements in local communities nationwide. She was the Summer Camp Director for the Scouts for several years in the town of Vista, California. She really enjoyed running that shop. Thomas Manhardt Wilson, 85, of Haines City, Florida, passed away peacefully at home with family on September 20, 2022. to her. Joan "Susie" Nelson. Later he became a building inspector and enjoyed using his skills to ensure buildings we to code and safe. They later moved to Gallatin Gateway to help in the mission in 1961. He was also preceded in death by his older brother, Pete Campbell (a fisherman lost at sea) and brother-in-law, Lee Stewart. Before coming to Vistahe was an engineer in the infancy of the semiconductorindustry (before the invention of the transistor).Once he settled in Vista, he began to involvehimself with the community in a variety ofways. Chris had two children, David and Rebecca, from his marriage to Terrilyn Biermann. With over 1,900 locations, Dignity Memorial providers proudly serve over 375,000 families a year. Margie began her life of tap dancing at age ten and taught tap lessons at the Monte Carlo School of Dance when she was only sixteen. He was active in the Kiwanis Club and the American Legion in both California and Florida. He was an active member of the Optimist Club for over 30 years where they would support and sponsor the youth community. He built several hot rods and helped restore an old fire engine in Lake Elsinore. After his time in the service, he moved to Vista and lived there until 2005 when he moved to Cathedral City, CA. Obituaries Services We Offer Pre-Planning . Lindas dream was to start a Charter school. There will be a visitation held at Allen Brothers Mortuary, 1315 S. Santa Fe. Steve did this to help ensure In lieu of flowers,her family requests donation to be made to San Diego Humane Society or Moonlight Amphitheatre. Oceanside -Jim is survived by his wife, Laudelina (lovey) Hart Peterson; his son Edward; his daughter Jamie Peterson. While raising her children she worked for Royal Travel in Escondido and SATO at Camp Pendleton. As a kid growing up in Southern California, Bruce loved bird hunting, scuba diving, fishing, and riding his bicycle and minibike with his little brother, Wayne, pretending to do stunts like Evil Knievel. He was married in 1983 to his wife Jane Radlinski and raised his step-son Christopher Tyschen. He was raised on his familys hunting ranch training bird dogs and so began his passion for hunting. Surrounded and severely outnumbered by a mass of Chinese fighters, the Marines did not retreat, but simply attacked in another direction. Cut off from their supplies, suffering the coldest Korean winter in 100 years, hungry and frostbitten, Ed became one of the Chosin Few, or Frozen Chosin as he described himself and the brotherhood of Marines who fought with him. Len is also survived by the most devoted friends and although he wasnt good at keeping in contact, he loved you all dearly, even though he wasnt good at expressing it. Heworked as a Produce Manager and was a member of The Southern California UFCW Union. Fred met Vicki Monahan in 1992 and they fell in love, finally getting married in 2005. He was born on February 13, 1920 in Havre Montana to Charles and Celeste Carlson.