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Allen, Bob William  
Bob William Allen Bob Allen passed away peacefully Sunday evening December 14, 2014 at the age of 97. He was born October 11, 1917 in Los Angeles to parents Esther and William Allen. He grew up in Los Angeles where he attended school and graduated from Fremont High School in 1936. He met the love of his life, Marge Seddon, while working for the Owens-Illinois Glass Co. and they were married in February 1941. Bob enlisted in the navy in 1942 and was stationed in San Diego for the first two years of World War II and then shipped out to the Philippine islands for the remainder of the war. After his military service Bob bought a service station that he ran until the family moved from Los Angeles to Torrance in 1954. He went to work for the City of Torrance where he worked as a purchasing agent until his retirement in 1978. He spent all of his free time with Marge and their three very active boys. He was an outstanding athlete who enjoyed camping, fishing, shooting, jazz music and photography and instilled that love of sports and the outdoors in his sons. The family would go camping often during the summer months and that love of the mountains stayed with him through out his life. After retirement he and Marge moved to Sedona, AZ and later to Sun City West, AZ. In 2009 they returned to Torrance to be near family. Preceded in death by his wife, Marge; his parents; sisters, Margaret and Helen; son, Roy Allen; and grandson, Ryan Allen. He is survived by sons, Robert (Carolyn) Allen and Ray (Barbara) Allen; grandchildren, Ginger (Dustin) Sauter, Kelli (Brian) Isakson and Bret Allen; brother, George (Nilah) Allen and many great grandchildren, nephews and nieces. He was a wonderful and devoted father, husband, friend, neighbor who loved and served his family throughout his life. Services will be private. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits .
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Published in Daily Breeze from Dec. 19 to Dec. 20, 2014
Asaro, Ray  
In Loving Memory of Ray Asaro Ray Asaro peacefully passed away and entered eternal life on December 15th, 2014. His spirit and memory are survived by his two children Denise and Frank, Three Grandchildren Tony, Marco, and Nikki, as well as extended family and friends that he cherished from all walks of life. Ray was born in Lawndale, CA in 1928 to Italian immigrant parents. He was the third son born to Frank and Margaret Asaro. His parents worked tirelessly and sacrificed to ensure their boys a chance at the American Dream. They also instilled in them the importance of family and tradition. At an early age Ray developed a diligent work ethic and a love of family that continued throughout his life. Anyone that knew Ray, affectionately known by family and friends as "pops", would agree that he was truly one of a kind. His infectious and distinctive personality naturally drew respect and love from all of those around him. He was never apprehensive about speaking his mind. His headstrong, willful persona made him notorious. It was usually followed by a wide grinned smile and a hearty laugh. In his lifetime Ray or "pops" left a deep impact on many lives, whether this came from being a trusted friend, advisor, loving father, or supportive grandfather. The memories of Ray will be recalled with warmth, gratitude, and many laughs. For those who were lucky enough to be a part of his life, Ray would be at peace knowing that these memories were shared with love and laughter. He will be greatly missed but he will never be forgotten. A viewing will be held on Sunday, December 21st 2014 from 3:00pm to 8:00pm at Green Hills Mortuary 27501 South Western Ave, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275 A celebration of his life will be held on Monday, December 22nd 2014 at 1:30pm at St. James Catholic Church 415 Vincent St. Redondo, CA 90277. Please sign the guestbook at greenhillsmortuary.com and dailybreeze.com
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Published in Daily Breeze from Dec. 18 to Dec. 20, 2014
Hallick, Rosa Elizabeth  
Rosa Elizabeth Hallick, age 99, died peacefully at her home on December 7, after a short bout with pneumonia. She was born March 8, 1915 in Havensville, Kansas, the third child of Edward and Cora Coates. Rosa was a resident of Palos Verdes Estates for the past 62 years. Following high school, she attended Kansas State Teachers College and Kansas State college where she obtained her teaching certificate. She taught school in Kansas from 1933-1940. During a trip to visit her uncle in California in 1940, she met and soon married John Hallick, her husband of 52 years, until his death in 1992. While raising three children, Rosa returned to school, earning a BA from Long Beach State in 1964, and began a 17-year career teaching at Silver Spur Elementary School. She continued her education, earning a Master of Science degree in Early Childhood Education in 1975 from Pepperdine University, at the age of 60. Following "retirement", she continued as a substitute teacher in the Palos Verdes Unified School District until age 80. Rosa has been a member of The Neighborhood Church since 1952, and was an active volunteer as co-chair of the Memorial Committee for many years, in the Yule Parlor Parade and other church activities. Rosa and John loved to travel together, visiting every continent except Antarctica, and more than 40 countries together. After John's death, Rosa continued to travel with her children, that took her to the Nile, Russia, Alaska, Tahiti, the Mediterranean, Mexico, the Grand Canyon, and the Caribbean. Rosa learned to play the piano at an early age, became an excellent pianist, and played as an accompanist throughout her teaching career. She also learned to sew as a child, and continued this hobby for many years. Rosa is survived by her brother, Glenn E. Coates, her three children, Jan Cofer (Tom), Richard (Margaret West), and Vicky Ferrari (John), four grandchildren, John Hughes, Deborah Mundorff, and Jessica and Daniel Robbins, two great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. Beside her husband, Rosa was predeceased by sister Lenore Bell, brother Cheslie Coates, and grandsons Matthew and Christopher Hallick. Rosa will be remembered for her soft-spoken warmth, grace, good humor, and ability to connect with others, and will be deeply missed by all who loved her. A celebration of Rosa's life well be held at The Neighborhood Church on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Harbor Interfaith Services ( www.harborinterfaith.org ).
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Published in Palos Verdes Peninsula News on Dec. 18, 2014
Honma, Tomomi Charles  
Tomomi "Charles" Honma Tomomi "Charles" Honma, (83), veteran of the Korean Conflict, passed away on December 9, 2014 in Torrance. He is survived by his wife, June Honma; children, Kathleen (Robert) Katz, Craig (Amy) Honma, Chris (Colleen) Honma, Julie (Kerry) Maetani; grandchildren, Ashley, Jason, Bethley, Cameron, Janelle, Chelsey, Lindsey, Aaron, Natalie; sisters, Sumiko Ito, Mitsue Stout; sister-in-law, Ling Lee Honma; also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 11:00AM at Zenshuji Soto Mission, 123 S. Hewitt St., Los Angeles, CA. Family welcomes guests to wear Aloha/casual attire. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Taishoji Soto Mission, 275 Kinoole St., Hilo, HI 96720. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits . Kubota Nikkei Mortuary (213) 749-1449 www.kubotanikkeimortuary.com
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Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 20, 2014
Mish, James  
James Mish James Mish, an 85 year resident of Hermosa and Manhattan Beach, passed away on December 17, 2014. He was born June 9, 1929 in Hermosa Beach, CA to Italian parents John and Mary Mish. He attended Redondo Union HS and was a veteran of the Korean War. Jim was an active member of the Journey of Faith church. He was a loving husband, father, uncle and friend who will be greatly missed. He is now resting in the loving arms of his wife Theresa, his parents and five older siblings. He is survived by his son Randall Mish of New York. Jim worked for the Palos Verdes School District for over 30 years. He was an airplane and classic car enthusiast and was a member of numerous vintage plane and car museums. He loved traveling to air and car shows where he proudly shared his own Mustang cars. Graveside Service will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City on December 23, 2014 at 12.00 pm. Visit www.lafuneral.com to send the family messages and share memories. Sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com .
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Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 20, 2014
Ornelas, Lorraine C.  
Lorraine C. Ornelas Lorraine C. Ornelas, born October 1, 1933 in Holyoke, MA passed away on December 15, 2014 in San Pedro. She is survived by her 5 children, their spouses, 18 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held Monday, December 22 at 11 am at Fort MacArthur Chapel. A potluck reception will immediately follow. Please enter at the 22nd St gate, you must show ID and registration. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits .
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Published in Daily Breeze from Dec. 20 to Dec. 22, 2014
Raabe, Mary  
In Loving Memory Of Mary Raabe Mary Raabe of Hawthorne, California passed away December 15, 2014 at the age of 86. She was born October 28, 1928 in Denver, Colorado. She is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer, and as survived by her sister Kathy Welsh, and son, John Raabe. She worked many years as a secretary and real estate broker. She enjoyed eating at restaurants and traveling. Services will be held Monday, December 22nd beginning with a visitation at Green Hills Mortuary from 9 am - 1 pm, followed by a graveside service at 2 pm at Green Hills Memorial Park. Please sign the guestbook at greenhillsmortuary.com and dailybreeze.com
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Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 20, 2014
Rountree, Richard  
Richard C. Rountree Richard C. Rountree, 81, of Harbor City, CA passed away peacefully on December 7, 2014. He was married for 51 years to caring wife Carole. He is also survived by four children Deborah and husband Michael Stewart, Charles and wife Joyce, Kimberlee and husband John Gorman, Seth and seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Born in Lima, Ohio, he moved to Southern California as an infant, and Richard was raised in Long Beach. As a Wilson High School grad of 1950, he was on the CIF Championship Baseball team. Richard coached several local youth baseball teams in the 1970s. He continued to enjoy playing sports (having played semi-pro baseball for the Hollywood Stars in the 1950s and professional softball for the Long Beach Nitehawks in 1960s) until age 65 when he finally hung up his softball cleats, fulfilling a life time goal. He earned his Bachelors, Masters, Professional Engineering, and his Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering from the Viterbi School of Engineering at University of Southern California. His passions were spending time with family, sports (especially anything USC Trojans, Lakers and Dodgers) reading, and pets. Carole and Richard enjoyed several cruises, trips to Montana, and just spending time together. He enjoyed being a member of the Long Beach Century Club. He was an adjunct professor at CSULB and USC. He started his distinguished career as a Systems Engineer at Douglas Aircraft. Richard was promoted to the drafting department because they needed a guard on their basketball team. He later moved onto Northrop, TRW, Logicon, and retired from The Aerospace Corporation of El Segundo. He supported the guidance system on Apollo 11, worked on the Lunar Excursion Module, established the Strategic Petroleum Reserves, and supported/designed other US Defense Systems. The family will miss the wisdom, love and example of our loving Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Please sign the guestbook at greenhillsmortuary.com or dailybreeze.com/obits .
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Published in Daily Breeze from Dec. 14 to Dec. 21, 2014
Wallace, Betty Bartlett  
Betty Bartlett Wallace Elizabeth "Betty" Wallace, age 82, passed away at Little Company of Mary in Torrance, CA, on Friday, December 12, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Sam, four children: Bart, John, Wendy and Bill and four grandchildren. Services will be held Saturday, December 27th, 2014, at St John Fisher Church. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits .
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Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 20, 2014

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Dirksen, Jack  
In Memory of Jack Dirksen After several months of failing health, Jack passed away on December 11, 2014. He is survived by his wife, Kathy; daughter, Dr. Patricia Corcoran of Claremont; sons, James Dirksen of Torrance, and Robert Dirksen of Manhattan Beach; grandchildren, Rose and Andre Corcoran, Jasmine and Ashley Dirksen; brother, Peter Dirksen of Ontario, Canada. Viewing will be on Monday, December 22, 2014 from 9:00 am - 10:00 am at Green Hills Mortuary followed with a Service at 11 am at Green Hills Memorial Chapel followed by interment. Reception will be held at 1 pm following interment at Journey of Faith Church, 1243 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach, California 90266. Please sign the guestbook at greenhillsmortuary.com and dailybreeze.com
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Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 19, 2014
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