Long Beach Obituaries

Long Beach Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Oct 31 | via Press-Telegram 

    LB student killed in hit-and-run

    A photo and flowers are set up at a memorial for Cal State Long Beach student Alena Rey Gretencord on Wednesday, Oct. 31. She was killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday, Oct. 28. Photo: Emily Rasmussen Some 100 friends of a Cal State Long Beach student who was killed by a hit-and-run driver over the weekend gathered at a campus memorial service to mourn her - and wore her favorite color in her honor, Wednesday, Oct. 31. The family of Alena Rey Gretencord joined students and faculty who crowded into the Duncan Anderson Gallery in the Design Department's building to remember the 22-year-old student. Many of them wore orange - Gretencord's favorite color - and shared stories of their friend who they called creative and loving.


  • Tuesday Oct 30 | via Press-Telegram 

    Schnablegger died Tuesday morning, Oct. 30, after ba...

    Bellflower City Councilman Ron Schnablegger, who had been dealing with multiple chronic illnesses but was thought to have turned the corner for the better and had recently been reappointed to the council, died early Tuesday morning, Oct. 30. He was 62 years old. Schnablegger, who was known for feeding the hungry, was the only candidate who filed election papers to represent the newly formed City Council District 1, in north Bellflower.


  • Friday Oct 26 | via Press-Telegram 

    Authorities ID teenage motorcyclist killed in Long B...

    A teenage boy who died in a motorcycle crash this week was identified Friday as Isaac Jetmore, 17, of Long Beach. Jetmore, on a 2012 Yamaha motorcycle, was westbound on Wardlow Road when he struck a Ford pickup truck going eastbound attempting to make a left turn onto Gondar Avenue, police said.


  • Tuesday Oct 23 | via Paulding Progress 

    Richard Gillard

    Family and friends will lay him to rest at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Upthegrove Cemetery. Den Herder Funeral Home, Pauldling, is handling local arrangements.


  • Saturday Oct 20 | via Press-Telegram 

    Clive Graham, 1948-2018: Friends, family say aloha t...

    Clive Graham's wife, Dorianne, receives the American flag in his honor at services Saturday at The Grand in Long Beach. Photo: Courtesy Andrea Sulsona Friends and family clad in Hawaiian shirts bid a final "aloha" Saturday to Clive Graham, affectionately known as "Mr. Kiwanis" for his longtime volunteer work with the service club.


  • Monday Oct 15 | via KXLY-TV Spokane 

    Lois Gockley

    She was born February 20, 1916 in Tolley North Dakota to Carl and Mabel Owenson. She also had one sister Vivian who she remained close to.


  • Saturday Oct 13 | via Daily Times 

    Jim Taylor, fierce fullback for mighty Packers, dies...

    In this Nov. 22, 1962, file photo, Green Bay Packers fullback Jim Taylor is brought down by Detroit Lions' Dick Lane in the third quarter of an NFL football game in Detroit. The Hall of Fame fullback died early Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, the Packers announced.


  • Saturday Oct 13 | via Brandon Sun 

    Jim Taylor, fierce fullback for mighty Packers, dies...

    Jim Taylor, the ferocious Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers' unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the team win four NFL titles and the first Super Bowl, died Saturday. He was 83. Taylor played on the great Packer teams and was the league's MVP in 1962.


  • Oct 8, 2018 | via KXLY-TV Spokane 

    Shirley Yvonne Madrid

    Beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, Shirley Yvonne Madrid, 87, of Elizabeth Park- Kellogg, passed away October 6, 2018 at the Schneidmiller House of Coeur d' Alene, Idaho. She was born February 7, 1931 in Long Beach, California; Shirley was the daughter of Theodore R. and Mabel M. Payton.


  • Oct 4, 2018 | via Abilene Reflector-Chronicle 

    Ralph Hilton

    He is survived by his wife Judy, sons Sean David Hilton of Abilene and Robin Dean Hilton of Arlington, VA and daughter Shannon Leigh Kelman of Westwood, KS. Grandchildren are Ashton, Laila, George and Clementine.


  • Sep 19, 2018 | via News-Register 

    Jo McIntyre - 1939-2018

    Jo McIntyre passed quickly and painlessly June 18, 2018, with family by her side at her home in Henderson, Nevada. She is survived by her children, Martha Eleanor de Forest, Liz de Forest and Robert Andrew de Forest; her grandchildren, Lea Braun, Joshua Griffin, Maeve Griffin, Thunder Braun and Jacob Griffin; and her three siblings, Mary Anker, Edward McIntyre and James McIntyre.


  • Sep 18, 2018 | via Press-Telegram 

    Joel Patterson, 86, led African American Heritage So...

    Joel Jerome Patterson, 86, a former president of Long Beach's African American Heritage Society, died on Monday, Sept. 10. Joel Jerome Patterson, former president of the African American Heritage Society , which promotes and documents the history, culture and achievements of the Long Beach black community, has died.


  • Sep 14, 2018 | via Visalia Times-Delta 

    Parks, James N.

    James N. Parks Visalia - In loving Memory of James N. Parks. James Norman Parks passed away peacefully, Sept 4th in Visalia, CA.


  • Sep 11, 2018 | via Daily Mail 

    California drunk driver arrested after intentionally...

    California drunk driver is arrested for murder after he intentionally ran over a father-of-seven, killing him in front of his children Victor Herrera, 40, was walking home with his 12-year-old daughter when a red sedan sped past them at a crosswalk in Long Beach on Saturday night A suspected drunk driver has been arrested on murder charges after police say he intentionally ran over and killed a father-of-seven who had warned him to slow down. Relatives of 40-year-old Victor Herrera say all of his children - ranging in age from one to 19 - witnessed as their father was mowed over in Long Beach, California , on Saturday night.