Obituaries

Brenda Kay Riddle

Brenda Kay Riddle Sep 23, 1948 – Nov 9, 2020 The family of, Brenda Kay Lane Riddle, announce the unexpected passing of their beloved Mother, Sister, Aunt, Grandma, and Great Grandma, on November 9th, 2020. Mrs. Riddle was born at Kettering Hospital in Dayton Ohio on September 23, 1948 to the late Clarence Columbus and Bessie Evelyn Woodard Lane of […]

Ann Marie Batcher Godwin, 88

Celebration of Life for Ann Godwin 2 p.m., Friday, October 8 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 14826 Fruitvale Road Valley Center, CA. 92082 Ann Marie Batcher Godwin June 10, 1933 – August 27, 2021 Ann Marie Batcher Godwin was born June 10, 1933, in Long Beach, California to Emma (Stoltenberg) Batcher and Harry William Batcher. She had […]

William “Bill” Cobb

Longtime resident of Valley Center, William “Bill” Cobb passed away August 22, at home surrounded by his family and under the care of Hospice.   Mr. Cobb was born in New York and came to California when he was 19 years old.  He attended the University of New Mexico and graduated from San Diego State University.  He taught elementary school […]

Mary Jane Brown, 93

Mary Jane Brown 93 born November 25, 1927 died August 18, 2021. She will be missed for her calm, compassionate, gracious demeanor, and her quick wit.  Trained as an occupational therapist, her main role became homemaker.  She was active in The Country Friends as president in 1975, and a faithful volunteer in The Country Friends Shop for many years.  When […]

Dorothy Woodburn, 93

Dorothy Alice Woodburn, 93, of Escondido, California passed away on August 24, 2021 at her home. She was born on May 10, 1928 to Merle & Vera (Sanford) Dean in Topeka, Kansas. She graduated from Seaman High School in 1946 then received her undergraduate degree from Washburn University. She later received her Master’s Degree in Education from Kansas University.  On […]

Robert Gordon Trimble, 78

Robert Gordon Trimble of Escondido, California, passed away in his home on August 15, 2021. He was 78 years old.  Mr. Trimble was born to William and Terry Trimble, in Alhambra  on May 9, 1943. He spent his entire life in California, living in Newhall, Santa Maria, San Diego, San Marcos, and Escondido, to name a few. As a teenager, […]

Harold K. Sikes, 79

Harold K. Sikes passed away on Sunday July 25, 2021, in Escondido California.   He was 79. Mr. Sikes, “Hal” was born on June 26, 1942 in Winnsboro, Louisiana.  Growing up, he spent time in the Philippines with his mom and stepdad while they served in the Navy.  After graduating Chula Vista High School in 1960, he joined the Air […]

Opal Wieck, 100

Opal Imogene (Hagen) Wieck, 100, of Escondido, California died peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 with family at her side.  She was born in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, on October 7, 1920. Mrs. Wieck had lived in Escondido for 54 years. She was a retired teacher and longtime member of House of Prayer Lutheran Church. She was preceded in death by […]

Grace Joyce Hauck, 97

Grace Joyce Hauck passed away July 31, 2021 in Escondido at the Silverado Memory Care Center. Born December 25 in Chicago, Illinois she was 97. In 1983 she and her late husband Eugene moved to Escondido from Minnesota where they had raised their family. Mrs. Hauck was a homemaker and avid volunteer for many organizations. She is survived by her […]


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