Obituaries

Adelma Williams, 82

Adelma Williams was born March 29, 1936 in Los Angeles, CA., to John and Betty Horvath. They pre-deceased her in 1987 and 1990. She passed away December 2, 2021 due to dementia and I (her husband, Paul) was with her when she passed. She and her husband, Paul, were married October 28, 1984, and had 37 years of happy and […]

Priscilla Grace De Arman

Priscilla Grace De Arman, passed away on January 9, 2022. She was born in Sanford, Maine, and grew up in a home with three siblings. Notable events of her childhood include significant historical events tragic as well as pivotal in the history of this country. At the age of three her mother succumbed to TB, and at the age of […]

Karl E. Geise

Karl E. Geise was born in Escondido on August 31, 1935 to Oscar & Louise Geise.   Mr. Geise was raised in Escondido, attending school and graduating from Escondido High School in 1953. He then attended Palomar College. He worked for his father as an electrician until he purchased Geise Electric and became an electrical contractor for 50 years.  Mr. […]

Harvey John Mitchell, 87

Harvey John Mitchell, age 87 passed away peacefully at his home in Longton, KS, on Friday, November  5, 2021.  Born April 9, 1934, Harvey was adopted by Zubizoe and Russell Mitchell of Tempe, Arizona. He  graduated from Jordan High School in Long Beach, CA and went on to attend Community College, and  The American Banker College from where he graduated. […]

Rodney L. Palmer

Rodney L. Palmer, Commander, US Navy – Retired Submarine Force Rod Palmer, retired Commander of diesel-powered fleet submarines, died peacefully at home November 4, 2021, in Valley Center, California at age 98. Born in Centralia, Washington in 1923, he enjoyed an outdoor childhood, making boats, helping install electricity into his house, and washing small airplanes so he could have a […]

Renee Adele Matson


  Matson, Renee Adele March 4, 1960 – October 25, 2021 Renee Adele Matson was born on March 4th, 1960, in Escondido CA to the late William and Lenora Tanner. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 25th, 2021. Renee was a lifelong resident of Escondido, graduating from Escondido High School in 1978. Renee met Terry […]

Ralph Ortiz Vasquez, 89

Ralph Ortiz Vasquez passed away October 16, 2021 at Redwood Terrace in Escondido. During his 89 years, he collected many nicknames. Family and friends knew him as “Mi Kingo”, “Uncle Miqui”, “Ralphie Boy,” “The Kid,”, “Mr. V,” and the “Mexican Energizer Bunny.”  Mr. Vasquez will be remembered for his unique ability to refer to himself in the third person in […]


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