Mrs. Mattie Thelma Ratterree, 79

Mrs. Mattie Thelma Ratterree, 79, passed away on January 27, 2005. She was born on October 30, 1925, in Pine Bluff, AR. She resided in Pine Cove, CA (in Idyllwild). Mrs. Ratterree retired after working as a bookkeeper/accountant. Mrs. Ratterree is survived by her son Geoffrey Leroy Quinn; daughter Valerie Mayo, Idyllwild, CA; sister Bettie […]

Mrs. Joy Ann Waibel, 73

Mrs. Joy Ann Waibel, 73, passed away on January 31, 2005. She was born on October 28, 1931, in Oklahoma City, OK. Mrs. Waibel is survived by her husband Arbert Waibel, Oceanside, CA; daughters & sons-in-law Lisa & Skip Estes, Poway, CA, Linda & Randy Robinson, Oceanside, CA, and Lori Waibel, Oceanside, CA; son Mark […]

Mr. Maurice Leroy Ratterree, 73

Mr. Maurice Leroy Ratterree, 73, passed away on February 1, 2005. He was born on October 13, 1931, in Arkansas. He had lived in Fallbrook, CA, for the past three months. Mr. Ratterree retired after working as a carpenter and served in the US Army. Mr. Ratterree was preceded in death by his sister, Mattie […]

Mr. Daniel J. Machado, 50

Mr. Daniel J. Machado, 50, passed away on February 5, 2005. He was born on November 9, 1954, in Fallbrook, CA. Mr. Machado was a resident of Pala, CA, for 50 years. Mr. Machado worked as a security guard for the Soboba Indian Casino and later as a maintenance man. He was a member of […]

Mr. Laurence Duffy Thornburgh, 83

Mr. Laurence Duffy Thornburgh, 83, passed away on February 2, 2005. He was born on May 7, 1921, in Pasadena, CA. He was a resident of Fallbrook, CA, for 20 years. Mr. Thornburgh retired from the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Social Services in 1980. He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Seminary, […]

Thomas S. Loeber, 82,

Thomas S. Loeber, 82, who resided in Rancho Bernardo from 1981 to 1998, died in Fallbrook on January 7 of brain cancer. Mr. Loeber and his wife Rachelle were deacons at Fallbrook Presbyterian Church and among their many activities they tutored youngsters in the Los Amigos after-school program. In the last two years before his […]

Dustin Micah “Dusty” Garcia, 22,

Dustin Micah “Dusty” Garcia, 22, born April 16, 1982, passed away January 27, 2005. A longtime resident of Fallbrook, CA, where he lived with his father and stepmother, Gary and Kimber Garcia, he also resided with his mother and stepfather, Shelley and John Kibby, in Idyllwild, CA. “Not only was he the best brother anyone […]

Roy C. Vick, 84

Roy C. Vick, 84, of Hemet, CA, passed away January 24, 2005, at the Hemet Valley Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at the Hemet Valley Mortuary on Monday, Jan. 31, 2005, at 2 p.m. Private family interment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA. Mr. Vick was born July 26, 1920, […]

Elizabeth C. Gaddie, 67,

Elizabeth C. Gaddie, 67, passed away on January 26, 2005. She was born on August 20, 1937, in Detroit, MI. She was a resident of Fallbrook, CA, for 18 years. Mrs. Gaddie retired after working as a secretary for 50 years and worked for the Fallbrook School Dist., and earlier for Walled Lake, Michigan School […]

In memoriam : Farewell to a comrade

A 26-year career US Marine and “Salt of the Old Corps,”a Veteran of Foreign Wars, an American Legionaire, Sheriff’s Senior Volunteer Patrolman and commendable citizen of the Friendly Village of Fallbrook, California. These are the credentials of a very special grandfather, father, brother and widower who was recently called home by God the Father on […]