Obituaries

Norma Ann Sultany, 75

Norma Ann Sultany died Friday, August 14, 2020. She was 75. She had a big heart and touched many lives – especially her loving husband, Steve; son, Ken (Cara) Sultany and daughter Stephanie Taylor (Robbie Coulter); her undying love and affection for her two grandsons, Andrew Sultany and Jack Taylor; her sister Beth (Terry) Ryan and brothers Aaron (Kathy) Hagen, […]

Amy Hill Culver, 95

Amy Hill Culver, IRMO, SC, formerly of Escondido, California, passed away August 28, 2020.    She was born September 21, 1924, in St. Joseph, Missouri, to the late Albert &Bessie Hill.   She graduated from Waukegan Township High School, Illinois  at age17 as the salutatorian of her class of over 600.   While working at the local draft board, and […]

Ron Sisler, 54

Ron Sisler, 54, of Valley Center, California, died August 27, 2020. Mr. Sisler is survived by wife Christine; children Clay and Sierra; brothers Dan and Tracy; sister Debbie, and many cherished nieces and nephews, including RaeLynn, Joel, Jordan, Jarrett, and Janae. He was preceded in death by his dad, Dennis; mom Virginia and brother Dennis. Mr. Sisler was a local […]

Patricia DiAngelis, 81

Patricia DiAngelis was born October 23, 1938 and passed away peacefully on August 9, 2020, from Alzheimer’s.  Mrs. DiAngelis was a long-time resident of Escondido and later Lake Elsinore before returning to Escondido to be closer to her children.  Originally from El Paso, Texas, the oldest of seven children, she was born to Napoleon & Marjorie Lucero.  They moved the […]

Wilfrid “Will” L. Bailie, 92

Will Bailie who lived in northern San Diego County from 1966 until 2010 passed away on April 19, 2020, in Bakersfield, California. He was a principal with the Escondido Elementary School District for 22 years from 1966 to 1988. Before that he was a teacher and principal for 13 years with the Garden Grove Elementary School District in Garden Grove, […]

Romilya McGrew Driese, 87

Romilya McGrew Driese, born July 6, 1933, age 87, passed away peacefully on July 28, 2020 of natural causes.  A long-time resident of San Diego, Escondido and Vista, California, Mrs. Driese was born at Mercy Hospital in San Diego and was the daughter of Mildred Craven McGrew and Alan Bracken McGrew.  She is survived by her son, Bruce Alan Howard […]

Pete de Jong, 93

Pete de Jong of Escondido, California went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on the morning of July 15, 2020 at the wonderful old age of 93 years! Mr. de Jong was born on February 20, 1927 in the Leiden Hospital near Aarlanderveen, the Netherlands.  He was the second son of Arie & Maartje de Jong.  The […]

Betty Irene Kausch, 96

Betty Irene Kausch, longtime Poway resident, died at her daughter’s home, July 3, 2020, of natural causes.  She was 96. Mrs. Kausch was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Arthur & Elsa Schroeder on June 16, 1924. She married Robert Kausch on October 12, 1947, and they bore four children there, before moving to Poway, California, in October of 1960.  There […]

B. Laurene Tweed, 93

B. Laurene Tweed, age 93, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 in Yreka, California. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, and servant of the Lord, she departed the world as she lived in it, surrounded by loved ones.  Mrs. Tweed was born in 1927 in Bluffton, Ohio to Ray & Katheryn Hummon, and on June 3, 1950, she married her […]

Melva Johnston, 88

Melva J Johnston, 88, passed away on May 23, 2020, at her home in Tucson, Arizona of natural causes.  Mrs. Johnston was born March 18, 1932 in Mills, New Mexico. She lived most of her life in Escondido, California, where she retired from the school district. She and her loving husband, Roger spent a short time in Oregon. They settled […]


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