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Biber_091118 BIBER, Franklin A. Frank was born September 24, 1927 on his brother Bill's sixth birthday. Bill was hoping for a bike, not a baby brother. His parents, Francis and Louise, raised the boys in Brookfield, Illinois. Frank joined the Coast Guard and served for two years as a weatherman stationed at Argentia, Newfoundland, cruising the North Sea. Upon discharge, he married the former Maxine Klemp. He returned to school, getting a degree in accounting and pursuing that career his entire working life. Frank enjoyed woodworking throughout his life and could repair and build most anything. He finally pulled the plug on his hobby at the age of 88. Frank was also a great baker and was well known for his chocolate mayonnaise cake and famous cupcakes. He was always trying out new things gleaned from his Czechoslovakian mother's recipe file, not always successful! He and Maxine had four children: Brian (deceased) and wife Judy; Craig and wife Linda; Candace and husband Chuck Menzel; and Cheryl and husband Tom Hansen. He also leaves ten grandchildren, Jennifer, Craig Jr., Melissa, Molly, Shelly, Cristie, Scott, Shannon, Andrew, Ryan and sixteen great grandchildren. Also, his four step children, Jeff Gordon, Jan Ellsworth, Judy Bergerson and Joni Milchak. While employed at Infrared Industries in Chicago, the company moved operations to Carpinteria in 1962. Frank and his family transferred with the company to Santa Barbara. He was later employed by Motel 6, Cottage Hospital and ended his career at the Santa Barbara YMCA as CFO, retiring after fifteen years in 1993. Frank was a member of the Elks and Kiwanis. Maxine and Frank traveled the world extensively prior to her passing in 2001, after 54 years of marriage. Frank then married the former Pat Gordon in 2003. Together they enjoyed travelling with the Elks Caravaneer's in their RV and later touring the world mainly on river cruises throughout Europe and on large cruise ships. During the past years, Frank and Pat spent many weeks in Alaska where his step daughter, Jan, lives. He enjoyed salmon fishing and cruising Big Lake on the pontoon boat and relaxing at the cabin. They drove to Alaska several times in their RV and in the infamous red Cadillac. Frank passed away peacefully at Serenity House on September 6, 2018. A memorial will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Welch-Ryce-Haider Funeral Chapels.
o_Lewis0911618 LEWIS, Janice Janice Lewis was born in Redlands, CA on July 9th, 1921. She lived in Santa Paula in her early years until moving to Santa Barbara in 1938 with her parents Helen and Vernelle Loyd. She graduated from Santa Barbara High School in 1939 and attended State College on the Riviera for two years before entering Knapp College of Nursing at Cottage Hospital. She married her college sweetheart Edward Lewis during World War II on December 22, 1942. They have one son Roger and two daughters, Joan and Christine. She was president of Jefferson PTA, president of St. Francis Hospital Guild, and president of the Santa Barbara Womens Club. She was a member of the Santa Barbara Womans Club since 1944. She is survived by her husband Edward of 75 years. She also is survived by her sister Sally Knost of Lincoln, CA. They have 10 grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren. No services are requested. Her wishes aredo an act of kindness for a friend or stranger in my memory. Arrangements entrusted to McDermott Crockett Mortuary.
o_Rose090918 ROSE, Linda Marie Hollenhorst 1/20/1954 7/29/2018 Linda Rose's world revolved around her love for her family: mom Ceil, sister Kathy, husband Don, and their daughter Lindsay. Throughout her life, Linda was a person of tremendous kindness and resilience, and this gentle strength stayed with her to the end. Born Linda Marie Hollenhorst on January 20, 1954, in St Paul, MN, Linda graduated from Golden Valley HS in Minneapolis. Following an adventurous summer at Outward Bound in Colorado, she moved to California, ultimately graduating from UCSB with a BA in Environmental Studies and Creative Writing. Linda had a long professional career in writing and technical publications. She was highly regarded by her colleagues, known not only for her intelligence and technical expertise but also for her genuine and kind-hearted approach to all challenges. Linda worked at local technology companies and institutions, including Delco, Wavefront Technologies, UCSB, and QAD. In addition to her work as a technical writer, Linda also wrote magazine and newspaper articles on topics from bananas to Balinese mask carvers. Linda and Don married in Santa Barbara on July 7, 1990. They were blessed when their daughter, Lindsay Anne Rose, entered their lives on February 17, 1994. Lindsay had a beautiful childhood growing up in Goleta and excelled academically and athletically. The Rose family spent many happy days on the softball field with Lindsay as an outstanding player, Don coaching, and Linda cheering them on with friends in the stands. Over the years, Linda accumulated many incredibly loyal friends, and each one felt like they were her favorite person. She was smart with an amazing sense of humor. She loved hats, scarves, and everything purple. Linda passed away on Sunday, July 29, with Don by her side. She stead- fastly pursued her goal to cure cancer. Her participation in multiple clinical trials will help advance the fight and make a difference for others. Linda is predeceased by her daughter, Lindsay; her sister, Anne; and her mother Ceil. She is survived by her husband Don, sister Kathy, brother Gary, brother-in-law Brad, Tim and Beata Rose, and Kathy Rose. Linda's family and friends will gather at Tucker's Grove area 2 on Saturday September 22 at 2:00 to share our love and memories of Linda. For other details, please email Cris Prichard at In her memory, please donate to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Goleta Valley Library, or Dos Pueblos Engineering Academy.

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o_Ortiz3091618 JOSE ANTONY ORTIZ "Totoy" 3/19/92-9/16/13 The sands of time will never wash away the love that we have for you... Your sweet memory remains - Forever in our hearts. xoxo Mom, Gabe, Mari and Izaiah