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Obituary: George William ‘Bill’ Kettenburg III – Point Loma businessman and boat builder
Point Loma native George William “Bill” Kettenburg III, who carried on the tradition of his father who started Kettenburg Boat Works/Kettenburg Marine, died at age 95 on June 8. Kettenburg III was ...
Aug 25, 2021 | 3 3 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Memory: Dorette Jackson
Born in 1933 in Eastern France, in the picturesque Rhine valley, during the peacetime between world wars, Dorette Streng/Jackson and her brother Dani and Annette, had an idyllic European childhood ...
Jul 02, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Memory: Stephanie Gwyn Raddatz
It is with heavy hearts we convey the passing of Stephanie Gwyn Raddatz. She left us at 4:00am on Saturday, May 15 at the age of 51. She lived an adventurous life rich with experience and intimate ...
Jun 04, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Gail Stoorza-Gill – Point Loma businesswoman who founded advertising agency
Gail Stoorza-Gill, a Point Loma businesswoman who founded what became the largest independent PR and advertising agency in California died recently at the age of 77 from complications related to ch...
Jun 03, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Jim ‘Mouse’ Robb – legendary Ocean Beach surfer, lifeguard, and waterman
Some called him a legend, we called him Jim, Mouse, Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, and dear friend. On Thursday, April 22, he rode the heavenly waves into the great beyond, completing his 88-year mission amo...
May 04, 2021 | 2 2 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: David Martin – long time advocate of Ocean Beach Veterans Memorial
"The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively." – Bob Marley With every life event, we are given the gift...
Apr 15, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Dottie Veal – long time employee at OB Hardware
Long time OB Hardware employee Dottie Veal was loved and respected and will be sorely missed by all who knew her now that she is gone, having died recently following a stroke. That was the general ...
Apr 08, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Nancy Jeremiason
Pillar of San Diego Real Estate Community
Mar 26, 2021 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Leslie Perlis – Point Loma High alum and renowned glass artist
Point Loma High School alumna and glass artist Leslie Perlis, 70, died recently from COVID complications. She is best remembered by those who shared her life as one of the high school’s biggest sup...
Mar 25, 2021 | 3 3 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alvarado Estates resident remembered
Since its initial development in the 1950’s, people have relocated to Alvarado Estates from near and far. They’ve helped to shape the neighborhood and the shared experience of living here. One resi...
Oct 11, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: John Pernicano – long time Pacific Beach Italian restaurant owner
Well-known and loved Pacific Beach Italian restaurant owner-operator John Pernicano, 92, died in his sleep July 22 from cancer complications. A military veteran, John immigrated from Sicily to the ...
Aug 13, 2020 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary – Point Loma High grad and motocross champion Marty Smith and wife Nancy
Motocross champion and Point Loma High School alumnus Marty Smith, 63, and his wife Nancy died in a rollover dune buggy accident in the Glamis sand dunes in Imperial County April 27. The Smiths wer...
May 08, 2020 | 5 5 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Katie MacFarlane – Mission Bay High grad who performed with Jazz Band, Swing Choir
Mission Bay High School alumna Katie MacFarlane, 36, a 2001 graduate, died Tuesday, April 7 from a sudden illness that may have involved complications of COVID-19. “Although it has been said she pa...
Apr 13, 2020 | 47 47 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obituary: Kristina Watson – long time advocate of Pacific Beach community and schools
Kristina Ellen (Worthington) Watson, a bright light and force of nature in the Pacific Beach community, passed away peacefully on Feb. 27. Family and friends gathered around her to send her off, kn...
Mar 04, 2020 | 4 4 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community remembers former La Jolla Historical Society President Pat Dahlberg
Community activist, journalist and historical preservationist Patricia Harriet Ravage Dahlberg, 90, died Dec. 20, 2019. Heath Fox, executive director of La Jolla Historical Society, praised the con...
Jan 11, 2020 | 4 4 comments | 446 446 recommendations | email to a friend
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