Robert “Bob” James Lindberg passed away peacefully on Monday, July 2, 2018 at the age of 86 in Solvang, CA. Born in Omaha, Nebraska August 22, 1931, he is preceded in death by his parents Lawrence William Lindberg & Edith Mary McCurdy and his loving wife of 63 years Barbara Jean. Bob is …

Larry passed on peacefully into heaven on June 19, 2018, in San Luis Obispo, surrounded by his loving wife, Liz, and son, Brian, and other family members. Larry was born in Pasadena, CA to Evelyn and Walter Fritz, twenty minutes before twin sister, Mary Lynne. They were joined at home by big…

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Ralph Lewis Black, 96, resident of Santa Maria, CA passed away July 5, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

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Passed away on Monday, July 2nd, 2018 in Arroyo Grande. He was born on July 15, 1953 to parents Boyd and Patricia Kelly in Rolling Hills, CA. The family moved during his elementary school days from Rolling Hills to Santa Ynez. After graduating from Santa Ynez Union High School where he swam …

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Kenneth W. Twigg, long-time Santa Ynez Valley resident, passed away peacefully, June 8, 2018, at the ripe young age of 98! Ken was born in Cumberland, MD, to Dr. Allen and Maude Twigg. After graduating from high school, he joined the Marines and served during World War II in the South Pacific.

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Ralph Lewis Black, age 96, passed away Thursday, July 5th at Atterdag Care Center in Solvang. He was born on August 10, 1921 in Orcutt, CA to Raymond and Lida Black. He served in the USAAF, on the crew of a B17, and was a veteran and POW in WWII. He worked at Union Oil for 40 years.

Joseph Byrne, Jr. was born on June 21, 1923. He passed away on June 20, 2018 at Atterdag Village where he has lived since July 2012. He born at St. Vincent's Hospital in Santa Fe, New Mexico; his parents were Joseph Byrne and Nelle (Laird) Byrne. He had two brothers, Verne and Bill, and two …

Eugene Murray Nelson 87, of Kennewick WA, former long-time Santa Ynez Valley resident, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2018.

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Charles “Chuck” E. Willcox, also known as “Ironhand”, of Ballard, CA passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018 at the age of 85 in Solvang, CA. Born in Lancaster County, PA March 31, 1933, he is predeceased by his parents Joseph O. Willcox, Sr and Edna Arter, and his brother Joseph O. Willcox, Jr…

Ruth Derby Reynolds would often say, 'My Life is a Stage'. A gifted actress at heart, 'Ruthie' commanded attention wherever she went and when she made her appearance, you knew someone special had just entered the room. Born to Ethel Matthews and Ray Derby on June 23, 1921, Ruth was proud of …

Nancy Eccles Roome died peacefully at home on June 4, 2018, in Chevy Chase, MD, surrounded by her four daughters. She was 95 years old.

After a courageous and inspiring fight, Jennifer Elaine Deppmeier (Wright) of Santa Ynez, CA passed away on Friday, May 25th, 2018 surrounded by family at St. John's Medical Center at the age of 42. Despite the challenges arising from being diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2010, she lived li…

Margaret Skeen passed peacefully in her home on May 21 at the age of 90. Born November 2, 1927 in Burbank, CA she moved to Santa Barbara at an early age.

Audra Clifton, age 99, passed away early Sunday May 20, 2018 at the Atterdag Care Center in Solvang, Ca. with her family by her side.

Shirley Ando passed away peacefully on May 26 in Solvang of complications from Alzheimer's at the age of 85. Her loving husband, Edward, of almost 65 years was at her side. Shirley first worked at North American Aviation as a mathematician on one of the first rocket projects. She met “Eddie”…

Nancy Blanchard (Schnettgoecke), passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 24, 2018 in her Buellton, California home surrounded by her family.

Our beautiful, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and aunt Carolyn Kaufman-Bancroft 93 of Franklin, MA, formerly of Chicago, IL and Solvang, CA passed away peacefully in her sleep May 27, 2018 at Blair House, Milford, MA. Born in Chicago September 15, 1924 she is predeceased by he…

Lorraine Catherine Hession (94) of Santa Maria (formerly of Solvang, CA) died peacefully on May 13, 2018.

It is with great sadness that the family of Dan Young announce his passing on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, but with great joy we know he is in the presence of his Lord and Savior. Dan was born April 28, 1947 in Glendale, CA to Elwyn and Frances Young.

It is with great sadness that the family of Iona Susan Armenta (Selig) announce her passing on Monday, May 21, 2018 at the age of 90. Iona was among family and special caregiver, Fatima Ruiz, when she passed away at home.

Frederic H. Blaser, 92, of Columbus, Nebraska, (formerly of Buellton and Los Alamos, California), died Monday, May 7, 2018, at his home in Columbus.

Gary passed away on May 16, 2018. He was born on January 18, 1928 in Bucharest, Romania. Gary was the youngest of three siblings. Both his sister, Zabel, and his brother, Hampic, have passed away. Gary is survived by Tina Baklajian, his wife of sixty-three years.

Robert E. Weiss of Santa Ynez, California, a longtime attorney, died on May 15, 2018, from the complications of cancer at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. He was 89.

Arlin passed away peacefully May 19, 2018. He spent his last days surrounded by family in the Los Olivos home he and his wife Lorraine built in 1975.

Paul Oliver Hanberg died peacefully in his family home April 27, 2018 at the amazing age of 92 years. Paul lived a full, productive, happy life. He was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on March 21 1926. He was the only one in his family of 7 children who wanted to better himself with education, s…

Lorraine C. Hession, 94, resident of Santa Maria, CA and formerly of Solvang, CA, passed away May 13, 2018. Arrangements are under the direction of Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary, Crematory and Memory Gardens. www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com

Elizabeth Erro Hvolboll, 87, died at her home in Santa Barbara on March 20, two weeks before her 88th birthday. She was born at St. Francis Hospital in Santa Barbara on April 2, 1930, to Martin Manuel Erro and Louise MacIntyre Erro and welcomed by older sisters Mercedes and Luzena.

Lee Kendall, born in Camden, Arkansas on February 15th, 1920, passed away at 98 years old on March 2nd, 2018.

Camilla Landeck died, April 15th, with her family at her bedside.

Rocket Scientist, beloved father, passed away peacefully due to advanced age-related causes. Celebration of Life to be held on June 16, 2018, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Los Olivos, California.

Ruth Christine (Iversen) Jackson of Santa Ynez passed away on April 27th, 2018, at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was 69 years old.

Dolores L. Hansen, known as Dee to many who loved her, passed away on April 13, 2018, at the age of 89 years.

He is survived by son's Bradley Whitford of Bakersfield, Brain Whitford, and Dale Whitford of Santa Ynez. He was a grandfather of six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and two great, great grandchildren. Don was a lifelong resident of Santa Ynez Valley. There will be a celebration of…

MaryEllen Ledbetter, 69, of Solvang passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after a brief illness.