Bette Dennis

Bette Dennis

On March 19, 2017, Bette Dennis, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully surrounded by family. She lived an active and family-centered life in Southern California. Bette Mae Evans was the second youngest of five children born to Edgar and Clara Evans May 1, 1921 on a small farm near Oklahoma City. Bette grew […]

Mary Virginia Myers Clark

Mary Virginia Myers Clark

Mary Virginia Myers Clark, recently of Fallbrook, aged 94, died on April 11, 2017 in Corte Madera, Calif. Mary was born August 16, 1922 in Bellville, Ohio; the only surviving child of Gaylord Myers and Natalie Rutherford. She attended public schools in Bellville, graduating in 1940 from Bellville HS, and went on to graduate from […]

Patrick Kiley Sovacool

Patrick Kiley Sovacool

Patrick Kiley Sovacool, age 36, was born on March 4, 1981 and passed away on April 20, 2017. He was the second of five children born to Lt Col. (Ret.) Michael and Mary Kay Sovacool of Fallbrook, Calif. Patrick was born in Parma, Ohio. He grew up a military brat and traveled across the United States […]

Robert Mackey

Robert Mackey

Robert Mackey, 76, died peacefully in his sleep April 7, 2017 at his Fallbrook home. In 1955 he moved to Fallbrook when his parents, Wilbur and Marian Mackey, purchased the Fallbrook Enterprise newspaper. The Mackey family held the newspaper, which was founded in 1911, for 33 years before selling it to Escondido Times Advocate in […]

Merrill Grant Everett

Merrill Grant Everett

Merrill Grant Everett was born March 26, 1950 in Long Beach and left this world on March 20, 2017.  He passed away from a sudden, unexpected heart complication very quickly on March 20. He attended Lynwood High School and lettered in all sports. He graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a BA in business and […]

Virginia T. Sanchez

Virginia T. Sanchez

On March 18, the sweet soul of Virginia T. Sanchez entered into the Comfort of His Grace. She will truly be missed by family and friends. Virginia was born in Hanford, Calif., July 13, 1935 and settled in Fallbrook with husband Henry Hernandez (deceased 1973) in 1953. Virginia enjoyed her work with the elementary school […]

Michael Paul Perinich, Sr.

Michael Paul Perinich, Sr. passed away on March 30 in Grand Junction, Colo. He was 78. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 20 at 1 p.m. at Live Oak Park in Fallbrook. Michael worked for the Camp Pendleton Fire Department. He is survived by his sons, Mike Jr. of Hemet; Pat […]

Regina Branson Grevatt

Regina Branson Grevatt

Regina Branson Grevatt, age 59, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Spokane, Wash. on April 11, 1957 to James and Veronica (Ronne) Branson. The family then moved to California and made a home in Fallbrook. The oldest of five children, Regina attended school in […]

Laurel Virginia Hunter, M.D.

Laurel Virginia Hunter, M.D.

Laurel Virginia Hunter, M.D. passed away on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. She was a pediatrician for more than 50 years who was also a loving mother and grandmother. She was a person who gave of herself to others. Laurel was born to Aubrey and Marie Mullins in Fort Worth, Texas, on Feb. 8, 1927. After […]

Rubin (Pete) Pettersen

Rubin (Pete) Pettersen

Rubin (Pete) Pettersen, 87, passed away on Tuesday, March 21. Born March 4, 1930, in Watsonville, Calif., he lived in Eureka, Blythe, San Diego, and Valencia before settling in Fallbrook. He received a music scholarship to University of Pacific after high school, but was drafted to serve in the Korean War. After serving, Pete and […]