Noah B. Praytor Jr., 80

Noah B. Praytor Jr., 80, died Jan. 6, 2005, at the Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton, CA. Born July 1, 1924, in Waco, TX, Mr. Praytor lived in Fallbrook for 47 years. He retired from the US Marine Corps after serving as a Gunnery Sergeant for 26 years. He served in WWII and Korea and was […]

Jose Ventura, 67

Jose Ventura, 67, died January 8, 2005, in Fallbrook Hospital. Born July 28, 1937, in Cojomatlan, Michoachan, Mexico, Mr. Ventura lived in Fallbrook, CA, for 42 years. He was a field laborer for Earl Serry and Al Walker Groves in Fallbrook for 30 years and was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Community. Mr. Ventura […]

Rev. R. Hylton Sanders, 92

Rev. R. Hylton Sanders died Tuesday, January 4, 2005. He was a minister in the United Methodist Church, serving for 44 years. Mr. Sanders was born in 1913 in Golden, British Columbia. He grew up in Pasadena, CA, and graduated from USC and from the seminary of Drew University in Madison, NJ. During WWII Mr. […]

William Anthony Lutnick, 87

William Anthony Lutnick, 87, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2004, in Sandy, Utah, of a brain tumor. Born June 1, 1917, in Chicago, he lived in Fallbrook for 53 years. He owned and operated B&L Independent Tire Co. He retired in 1964 as a Major after 27 years in the US Marine Corps. He served three […]

Herbert Gerald Lewis, 76

Herbert Gerald Lewis, 76, of Fallbrook, born August 7, 1928, in Mercer County, Missouri, passed away January 8, 2005, after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He is survived by his wife, Gleam Lewis; daughter and son-in-law Camilla and R.D. Boisvert of Topeka, Kansas; step-son and daughter-in-law Brent and Yoko Smith of Chula Vista, California; […]

Charles A. “Jake” Jacobson, 83

Mr. Charles A. “Jake” Jacobson, 83, passed away on December 28, 2004. He was born on November 13, 1921, in Great Falls, MT. Mr. Jacobson was a resident of Fallbrook, CA, for 31 years. Mr. Jacobson served in the US Air Force from 1942 to 1969, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was a bombadier/navigator […]

Joyce East Hindorff, 87

Joyce East Hindorff, 87, passed away on Dec. 30, 2004, at the Village Health Care Center in Hemet, CA. She was born on Sept. 14, 1917, in Port, Oklahoma. Mrs. Hindorff lived in Fallbrook, CA, for 20 years and Hemet, CA, for 30 years. Mrs. Hindorff was a member of the Hemet Valley Baptist Church […]

Lisa Ann Messick, 47

Lisa Ann Messick, 47, of Fallbrook passed away on December 31, 2004 after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband Timothy Ray Messick, two daughters Robin Melissa Conibear and Gloria Delores DeBoever and one son Steven Michael DeBoever all of Fallbrook. She is also survived by three sisters Karen Bazur of Bloomington, IN, […]

James C. Stewart Jr., 80

James C. Stewart Jr., 80, passed away on Jan. 1, 2005, in Sun City, CA. He was born on Oct. 22, 1924, in Story, AR. Mr. Stewart was a resident of Sun City for eight months. He formerly lived in Fallbrook, CA. Mr. Stewart retired after serving as superintendent of the Fallbrook Public Utilities Department […]

Mary Helen Brownell, 85

Mary Helen Brownell, 85, passed away on Jan. 1, 2005, in Temecula, CA. She was born on July 4, 1919, in Phoenix, AZ. Formerly of Bonsall, CA, Mrs. Brownell lived in Temecula for 10 years. Mrs. Brownell was a homemaker for 56 years. Mrs. Brownell was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice B. Brownell, […]