Today Sunday

CLASSIFIEDS



Announcement Classifications

AnnouncementsAnnouncements

Show Ads from Today Lost

Lost Cat. Female Tortie, 10 yrs., 6lbs. Colors are black, orange and tan. No collar or microchip. Last seen in Bel Air Knolls on 5/29. Call (805) 563-2037.
LOST Sweet/shy Black/White Tuxedo Cat. Lost near SB High School. REWARD 805-845-1244 or 209-207-8570

Obituaries

o_Clark072815 CLARK, John Smith 1947-2015 •Lifelong Santa Barbara resident John S. Clark passed away peacefully at Serenity House after a battle with cancer on July 20, 2015. John attended Santa Barbara and San Marcos High Schools and Long Beach State University. An avid car enthusiast, he worked for Dripcut; then ran his own auto shop, Performance Engineering, and worked as service manager for Butts Mercedes. •At the age of 19, John flew in the right seat of Caroll Shelby's DC-3. His love of aviation drew him to a career as a professional pilot and flight instructor. In 1987, John flew Twin Otters for Trans World Express, then in 1988, he flew with Wings West Airlines (an American Eagle commuter) where as Captain; he flew the Metroliner, Jetstream and Saab 340; retiring after serving as chief pilot in 2001. John owned and flew his own Cessna 182 and RV-8 and was active in the general aviation community for decades. John was Chairman of the Santa Barbara Airport Commission (2006, 2007 & 2012) and served on the board from 1991-1997; his tireless service helped create the new Santa Barbara Airport Terminal building and many other improvements to the Santa Barbara Airport. He is survived by three cousins, Linda McGinnis, Loris Clark, and Linda Lee as well as many dear friends near and far. John will be remembered and missed for his laughter, passion for beautiful cars, fast airplanes, love of life and appreciation of beauty; and mostly, for his deep and abiding friendship, and for always taking the high road.
GERLACH, LeRoy P. November 18, 1931 – July 16, 2015 "Mick" passed away suddenly on July 16th, leaving behind his loving wife of 41 years, Kerry, his sons Dan (Sharon) and Donn (Lisa), his stepdaughter, Laura Sullivan (Mike), and eight grandchildren including Gretchen and Brittany Feighner, the daughters of Mick's daughter, Debra Feighner (Kyle), who preceded him in death in 2008. Other grandchildren are Leanne and Sarah Gerlach, Michael Gerlach, and Ian, Bridget, and Katie Sullivan. Mick is also survived by a sister Dolores Roberts, of Brookfield, Wisconsin. All of us are left with wonderful memories and valuable lessons as the legacy of a man who did not pass this way without purpose. His long and productive life included different phases, but a single theme of doing everything to the utmost and enjoying every challenge as a new possibility for success. He often wondered why people would say they were going to work. For him, it was going to fun. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mick loved his heritage and connection to that city and subscribed to Milwaukee magazine at the time of his death. He was very proud of serving in the Air Force and particularly proud that his service was on the staff of Stars and Stripes , the newspaper of the armed forces. One of the most significant periods of his life was the almost 20 years he spent as an employee of the W.A. Krueger Company, a printing company in Milwaukee where he began sweeping floors and continued to become a very successful salesman for the company, a job he loved and of which he was very proud. His customers could attest to that. Many of the founders and fellow employees of the Krueger Company were among the people Mick most admired in life. He felt being associated with them was one of the greatest gifts of his life. Mick was transferred to California by the Krueger Company in an expansion attempt that Krueger ultimately abandoned. Having fallen in love with California, he declined a transfer back to Milwaukee and opened a new chapter of life as an entrepreneur, owning and operating two car washes in Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley for almost 20 years. Retirement brought Mick to the Santa Ynez Valley, renewing a connection to farming and to the land which began with his father's family in Wisconsin. He loved tractors, "gators", lawn mowers, (actually any machinery), a love that had helped him in the car wash business as well. Mick could fix anything and improve anything and taught many others to do the same as he touched their lives. He always believed a person should keep moving forward and accomplish something meaningful. We're sorry his next move forward took him from us. Rosary for Mick was held July 19th, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial on July 20, 2015, at Old Mission Santa Ines. Interment is next to his daughter, Debra Feighner, at Oak Hill Cemetery, Ballard, California. Loper Funeral Chapel, Directors
o_Rosa072815 JANTSCH, Rosa, "Rose" •Our beloved aunt dear friend Rose Jantsch passed away on July 14, 2015 from complications she had from a stoke six years ago. Rose was born in Mannheim Germany on August 20. 1925 to Heinrich & Magdalena Kolb. Rose married Karl Jantsch in 1954 then immigrated to Toronto Canada, together. Then in 1957 they immigrated to the US living in Cleveland, San Francisco and Santa Barbara which was her beautiful home for over 42 years. •Her relatives from Germany loved to visit with her. She left good friends at all the places she lived. Her husband Karl passed away from cancer in 1986. Both had a passion for travel and have seen a lot of beautiful places all over the World. Later she joint a fun loving Bowling Group with first places in bowling and the German American Club dancing and other club function. She was a happy and fun loving Lady. After she had a stroke six years ago she needed help in her daily life, and we would like to thank everyone who took care of her during this hard time. Also thank you to Mission Terrace Doctor and Nurses and Cliff View Terrace where she lived the last year for the wonderful care she received. According to her wishes there will be no funeral planed, all her Family lives in Germany. She will be thoroughly missed. Rose rest in peace. Auf Wiedersehen, ruhe in Frieden.
0_McCammon072815 PATTERSON, Virginia Ruth •Born in Austin, TX on August 4, 1939, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2015, after battling cancer. She is survived by her son Scott and grandson Lucian (born 2005), son Mark and daughter-in-law Kerri, grandsons Jaedon (born 2002) and Tyler (born 2004), sister Helen Brown and niece Sondra Carr of Texas, and numerous great-nieces and nephews, and many friends. She will be deeply missed by all. •The first child of Wilber and Helen McCammon, Virginia attended high school in Rankin, TX, and then attended Texas Women's University in Denton, TX, and Pasadena City College and UCLA in California. She became an active volunteer in the community and local politics. She was the editor of the Beverly Glen "Glenite" Newsletter in Los Angeles, and president of the Homeowners Association, and was recognized as Volunteer of the Year by the Los Angeles City Council. Upon moving to Northern California, Virginia became a member of the Legal Secretaries Association of Marin County and the Novato Democratic Club. In Meadow Park at Hamilton in Novato, Virginia served on the landscape committee, and the Board of Directors, and chaired the Architectural Review Committee.•This July, Meadow Park installed a park bench dedicated to Virginia in honor of her many years of service to the community. Virginia's passions included art, music, books, gardening, politics and baking cookies with her grandson, Lucian. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on August 1, 2015 at Stafford Lake Park in Novato, CA, between 4 and 7 pm. For more information, please contact virginia.patterson.memorial@gmail.com.