John Wakefield Lloyd

November 8, 1927 – December 30, 2018  John Wakefield Lloyd passed away on December 30, 4 a.m. A beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, John W. Lloyd, PhD was 91 years old. Born to Ben and Greta Lloyd on Nov 8, 1927, John grew up as a Baptist minister’s son and the youngest of four children. He attended college […]

Marilyn Mackay Axe, 90

Marilyn Mackay Axe age 90, passed on December 15, 2018 in Escondido.  Born and raised in Escondido to Paul and Helen Mackay (Tappe), she had a sister, Jean Musgrove and brother, Don Mackay who predeceased her and brother Douglas Mackay (Nancy) of Escondido.   She was married 57 years to Frederick Harry Axe who passed away in 2008.  They had […]

Susan Josephine Cataline

Susan “Suzy” Josephine Cataline died December 13, 2018 in Ellensburg, Washington. Suzy was born on October 17, 1936 in Akron, Ohio. She later moved to California. Suzy married husband Don Cataline on Dec 14, 1974 in Escondido. She lived there until the early 1990’s when they started to travel through the US and Canada. They spent winter months in Rockport, […]

Daniel Duncan Hannegan II

November 29, 1956 – November 25, 2018 Daniel Duncan Hannegan II, a man who was a friend to all who met him, died peacefully and unexpectedly on Sunday, November 26, 2018.   Survivors include  his wife, Annette Champion of Escondido, his son, Daniel Duncan Hannegan III of Coronado, his brother, Tom of Coronado, sisters Noanie (Dan) Peppler of North Apollo, […]

Rose M. Polito 1923 – 2018

Rose Polito, 94, of Valley Center died peacefully at home, in the presence of her family, on November 17, 2018.   Born in New York on December 28, 1923, Rose was the  daughter of Imelda Vale and Albert S. D’Agostino.     Rose graduated from Immaculate Heart High School and Immaculate Heart College. She continued on to graduate school at […]

Wesley Grove

longtime Escondido resident, butcher at Talone’s Wesley Grove was a long-time resident of Escondido and Butcher at Talone’s Meat Market, who had quite a story to tell. He was born May 25, 1932 in Kansas. He moved to Escondido at age 5 during the Depression with his parents. His father, a migrant worker, did whatever jobs were available to support […]

Georgia Prior

January 3, 1926 – November 21, 2018, was a lifelong Escondido resident On Thanksgiving night Georgia Prior (née Hillebrecht), loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed away at her Escondido home. She was surrounded by loved ones and was still is able to laugh and enjoy life as she always had. Georgia Hillebrecht was born on her parent’s ranch in Escondido […]

Gordon Strickler, 90

was WWII Navy veteran, local business owner Gordon Eugene Strickler of Escondido, California passed away on November 14, 2018. Mr. Strickler was 90 years old, having been born on June 17, 1928 in Elkhart, Indiana to Noble & Gunhild Erickson Strickler.  Gordon and his wife Patricia moved to Escondido in 1972 from Elkhart, Indiana. Gordon owned and operated several businesses: […]

Michael Edward LuMaye

longtime Escondido resident, loved working with his hands Michael Edward LuMaye, (67) from Escondido, California passed away suddenly of natural causes on Monday, November 12. He was born in Compton on July 23, 1951.  Mr. LuMaye attended the school of life and was a lifelong Southern California resident. He was a young entrepreneur, and business man. A true MacGyver and […]

Laura Eva Bodie Hoff

1927 – 2018, longtime Escondido resident Laura Eva Hoff, nee Bodie, former resident of San Marcos and Escondido, San Diego, California, passed away at her home in Cedar Hills, Utah, Utah, on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 12:08 a.m. of natural causes, two weeks away from her 91st birthday.  Mrs. Hoff was born in San Diego, on December 23, 1927 […]

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