Dennis Patrick “Pat” Mulcahy was born 6/19/33 in Buffalo, NY to Dennis and Winifred Mulcahy. He was married to Helen Glenn on 1/8/55. Pat entered the Kingdom of God on 11/11/18 after suffering a severe stroke. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Bob, sister Anne, and brother-in-law Ted. He is survived by his wife, sister Kathy and her family, 4 daughters, 7 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Pat was a practicing Catholic and served in the USAF for 4 years. He also worked in the insurance industry for 30+ years. Pat was incredibly proud of his Irish heritage, had a one of a kind personality and was extremely generous to his family and friends.
John A. Dematteis, born in 1937, passed away peacefully in November following a brief illness. He was 81 years old.John began his career in the Air Force at the age of 17 and traveled the world during many tours focusing on United States Aerospace programs. He earned his bachelor-of-science degree in quality engineering in night school in 1980. John retired from the Air Force after 21 1/2 years of service in 1975 and worked for Piper Aircraft, Martin Marietta, United Paradyne and Jacobs Engineering until his retirement in 2000.
Lynn Wilbur, a long-time resident of Redlands, died November 17, 2018 at Redlands Community Hospital. Lynn was born June 25, 1925 to DeLos and Lucile Wilbur in Burbank. In 1934 the family moved to Oceanside where Lynn grew up enjoying life at the beach. Following his graduation from Oceanside High School in 1943, he served in the U.S. Navy until his discharge in 1946. He then started his forty-one year working career with the local telephone company: California Water and Telephone then General Telephone, retiring in 1988.
J. Gene Zevenbergen Gene, 87, of Yucaipa, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018. He was born on July 31, 1931 in Wilson Township, Iowa, to Garret and Elizabeth (Runia) Zevenbergen. He was the eldest of nine children raised on the family farm near Sibley, Iowa. He loved working with his hands and became skilled at electrical and mechanical work, as well as plumbing, carpentry, and masonry. He especially liked repairing autos and tractors. In 1951, he joined the United States Air Force as an aircraft mechanic. During the Korean Conflict, he was stationed overseas first at Kunsan Air Force Base with the 5th Air Force, 8th Fighter-Bomber Group, as crew chief on F-84 Thunderjets. He then went to Kimpo Air Force Base with the 4th Fighter-Interceptor Group as crew chief on F-86E Sabre jets.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and uncle passed into eternal life four days after his 87th birthday. Born and raised on a farm in Barton, North Dakota, he was the youngest of 12 children of William Tuff and Eileen Carl-Tuff. He graduated from Middle River High School in Minnesota in 1949 and, after working on his brother Dave’s homestead in Wyoming for two years, joined the Navy on October 19, 1951. He was serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Leyte when she suffered a catastrophic explosion in Boston harbor in 1953. He also sailed around the world aboard the USS Midway.
Juan (John) M. Nava, 97, resided in San Bernardino, CA. He passed away peacefully on November 10, 2018. John is preceded in death by his beloved wife Anita, son John R. Nava, son-in-law Joe Rodrigues and grand- son John W. Rodrigues. He is survived by his children Florence Rodrigues, Priscilla (Emilio) Matos, Henry (Jeannette) Nava, 13 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild, many relatives and countless friends. John was a veteran of the US Army and member of the Catholic War Veterans.
John Andrew Funderburk (age 74) was born on June 23, 1944 in Chesterfield, South Carolina to Andrew Cecil Funderburk and Eloise Burch-Funderburk. After graduating from Gary High in SC, John joined the US Army (1962-1965). John later worked as a US Postal Carrier and a San Bndo County Deputy Sheriff for 26 years (Retired 2003). He resided in Rialto, California for over 30 years.
Arthur Camou of Rialto Ca Born February, 14, 1937 Passed on October, 18, 2018 after complications in surgery. He was a lifetime military man, first serving in the Navy then joining the Air National Guard 163d ARG at March ARB where he retired after 31 years. After retiring from the service, he went on to work for the Alta Loma school district for 10 years before he retired again. His death was preceded by his loving wife Grace Ann Camou and three children Jim, Murray and Terri. He is survived by his children Tammie , David, Allen, and Jeanette and by his brother Charlie Camou.As well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Chuck Kidder passed away on October 16, 2018 at Riverside Community Hospital with his children by his side. Chuck was born on November 26, 1933 to Garnet and Ralph Kidder of Dayton, Ohio. He attended school in Dayton; in 1952 he joined the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1956, where at the time he was stationed at March Air Force base in Riverside, CA. He married Donna Faye Stephenson on March 8, 1958, they were happily married for over 60 years.
Otis MacFarlane, age 98, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in Riverside. He was born August 17, 1920, in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, to Frederick Charles MacFarlane and Cleomene (Clendenin) MacFarlane. Otis’ early life was shaped by being the oldest of three sons of West Indian parents who immigrated to New York when he was a child. His father was a well respected educator, and the family relocated when he was sent to new assignments. Dayton, Ohio became their home when his father was selected to be the first principal of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.