William Ancell Rubey passed away peacefully on September 16, 2017, surrounded by his wife Ruth (Hansen, known to friends as Sue), son John, and daughter Joy. Born May 24, 1928 in Santa Barbara, Bill was the son of a cowboy and a homemaker; he grew up in Buellton, and graduated from Santa Yne…

Frank Lee Fredericks of Yacolt, WA passed on Monday, September 18th, from cancer. He was 58.

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 we lost our beloved son Trevor Scott McCoy. He was born on Feb. 11, 1999. Although he had a short life he will be remembered by his loving family, parents, Rich & Dede, his brother, Spencer, grandparents, Bud & Joan McCoy, Dick Webb, and Linda Farrell, and …

Walter Lee Clelland, age 83, of Santa Maria passed away Tuesday, September 12th at home. He was born August 11, 1934 in Sebetha, Kansas and resided many years in the Santa Ynez Valley. Graveside Funeral Services are scheduled for Thursday, September 21st at 11:30 am, at Oak Hill Cemetery in …

Sally Kay Delmar, 64, of Vancouver, WA, went to be with her Lord on Aug 25 after an extended battle with bone cancer. She is survived by her loving husband (Shan Delmar), children (Tim and Devin Meehan), stepchildren (Jennifer Delmar-Rollings, Megan DelMar, Andrew Delmar), mother (Anna Sutcl…

On August 31st, 2017, Philip ‘Bud' Tullis let go after over 3 years work at recovering from a couple strokes and other health issues. He passed peacefully at home, surrounded by people who loved him.

Born in Los Angeles, California on January 23, 1926, to Donald A. Runnels and Anna M. Runnels (Jobb), Robert D. Runnels passed away in Santa Barbara, California, on September 10, 2017. Bob was raised in the Leimert Park section of the City and graduated from Dorsey High School in 1944. After…

Lee Shump, 86, resident of Santa Maria, CA passed away September 13, 2017. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

Triny Lopez, 57, of Arroyo Grande, passed away September 12, 2017. Services are in the care of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel.

Vi Dallessandro, 83, of Nipomo, passed away September 14, 2017. Arrangements are in the care of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home and Crematory. www.magnermaloney.com

Mary, a long-time resident of Santa Ynez, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 surrounded by loved ones.

Lawrence (Larry) Musgrove passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 30th. He was 77 years old. Born and raised in Santa Barbara, Larry was a 1959 graduate of Santa Barbara High School. He owned and operated Musgrove's Pest Control a Santa Barbara family business since 1928. Larry w…

Don Foxen was born in Los Angeles, California on May 21, 1929. He was a fifth generation Californian. After graduating from High School he joined the Marine Corps Reserve and trained at Camp Pendleton. During summer training in 1950 he was activated into service and sent to Korea. He landed …

Evelyn Marie Helvig died peacefully, surrounded by family at her residence in Atterdag Village of Solvang, CA on August 12, 2017. Evelyn was 91.

Margaret Louise Klages, a longtime resident of Santa Ynez, died peacefully in her sleep in the early morning hours of August 29, 2017. Maggie was born in Los Angeles on June 10, 1923, the daughter of Louis Landry Brown and Winifred Alverta Stewart. Maggie was raised in the Los Angeles area a…

Jerry L. Ewing, born to Aubrey (Slim) and Helen (Riley) Ewing, on May 3, 1930 passed away on August 18, 2017 in Prescott Valley, AZ. Jerry graduated from Nebraska City High School in 1947 and continued his education at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln (once a Cornhusker always a Cornhus…

Joanne White, known more affectionately as Jody, passed away last month after a long life of community service. She was a remarkably committed and generous member of the community and a stalwart defender of all that is good about the Santa Ynez Valley.

There will be a memorial service for Clarence Klassen who passed away May 16, 2017. The service will be held at the Santa Ynez Valley Presbyterian Church, 1805 Alamo Pintado Road in Solvang. The service will begin at 10am on August 23, 2017, Pastor Rick Murray officiating.

Jerry Barber passed away on August 8, 2017. He was born on November 16, 1942 in Bell, California. He graduated from Santa Barbara High School in 1960, joined the U.S. Army in 1969, and then resumed his career as a commercial painter. He and his family moved from Goleta to Santa Ynez in 2003.…

As the sun set on August 5, 2017, so did David (Dave) Flora surrounded by his family and closest friends; after his 3-year battle with cancer.

Evelyn Ruth Readyhough, a longtime resident of Los Olivos, passed away August the 8th, one day before her 95th birthday. Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1922, she left home in the 40's to work as a Harvey girl waitress known for having good character, being attractive, and their intelligence. T…

Vivian Yott Reeves, 97, passed away in Buellton, CA on August 8, 2017. She was born December 14, 1919, in Albuquerque, NM, and graduated from Albuquerque High School and attended the University of New Mexico. Vivian was trained as a dental hygienist and worked for many years in California. S…

Ted Lane passed away on Sunday August 6, 2017, after a long fight with cancer. His given name was David Tedrick Lane. He was born in Wichita,Kansas, but grew up in Colorado. God gave Ted the gift of loving animals and of loving medicine. He graduated from Kansas State University Veterinary S…

Tom Stanton passed away on July 5, 2017. He was born on December 18, 1941 in Houghton, Michigan. At 12 years old, he moved to the Santa Ynez Valley and grew up in Cachuma Village and Solvang. Tom attended Santa Ynez High School and joined the US Army in 1959. He is survived by his wife of 53…

Jack was born in Santa Ana, Ca on March 11, 1927 and passed on Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Medford Oregon after a brief illness. His daughter Ellen and step daughters Beth and Charlee were by his side for his peaceful transition. Jack lived his life in California, having his college years spen…

Jack was born in Santa Ana, Ca on March 11, 1927 and passed on Saturday, July 8, 2017 in Medford Oregon after a brief illness. His daughter Ellen and step daughters Beth and Charlee were by his side for his peaceful transition. Jack lived his life in California, having his college years spen…

Richard Towson Morrow passed away peacefully at his retirement home on July 4.

Warren Thomas Davey of Santa Ynez, California, passed peacefully Friday evening, July 14th, at the age of 98. He was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 2, 1919, to Norman and Grace Davey. He was the eldest of three children. His mother was extremely important in his life. She was a loving, c…

Peter (Pete) Fohl, 48, of Solvang, CA passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10:17am at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Santa Barbara, CA after a relatively brief battle with an illness during which he developed an extreme infection.

Marshall Brown, son of the late Fred Brown and late Margaret Grayston Brown, who were long-time Santa Ynez Valley residents, died peacefully on June 8th at the Catalina Island Medical Center in Avalon. He lived on Catalina Island during last 45 years of his life. Marshall, Grand Marshall of …

William Thomas Brand, 82, passed away peacefully Monday, June 5, 2017 at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital surrounded by his family.

Pauline F. Patterson passed away at the age of 77 on July 6, 2017. Born in Porterville, CA, she grew up on family farms in the Tipton area. Pauline attended high school in Tulare, and played the organ at church during her high school years. She then attended Colorado Women's College for two …

Shirley Ann Marlett joined our Heavenly Father in Heaven Monday, June 26th. One of 12 children born to Burton and Laura Ice in Evansville, Indiana. Shirley was the last to join her family. She leaves behind her husband of 57 years, Robert Marlett, their son Tom Marlett, his wife, Barbara and…

Warren E. Gatton went to be with his Lord and Savior quietly at his home in Los Olivos, on July 4, 2017.

Frank Otto Meyer passed away June 25, 2017 at his home in Yreka. He was 95 years old.