2006-03-08T00:00:00Z OBITUARIES Santa Maria Times
March 08, 2006 12:00 am

March 8, 2006




Born to Abram and Mamie Trujillo the last of six siblings. She was born in Santa Maria and raised in Bicknell the old Shell oil lease in Orcutt.

She graduated from Santa Maria High School. My mother loved to dance and listen to big band music. She did beautiful works of art. Most of all she loved her people, family. She lived in many places: San Diego, San Francisco, Alaska and Hawaii but always came back to Santa Maria. She last worked at Kelly Moores.

She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law Victoria & Ron Munoz; granddaughters, Rhondalene Thompson, Tiffany Munoz and Dennine Crowley; great grandchildren, Cody Stutts and Sierra Crowley; sister-in-law, Jeanie Trujillo; brother-in-law, Lester Nunes; nephews, Eddie Silvera, Michael Trujillo and Gary Nunes.

She was preceded in death by her beloved son, J.C. Phillip Sternberg; grandson, Shawn Gable Munoz; brother, Abe Trujillo; sisters, Baby Eralinda, Honey Nunes, Blanche Dalquist and Vanda Tapscott; nephew, Douglas Nunes; and parents, Abram & Mamie Perry Trujillo.

She requested no services and private interment will be in the Santa Maria Cemetery.

Blessed are the caretakers Dennine, Herb and Lori. You did good.

Grandma Buddie, Mom, will be in our hearts forever. We donÞt forget our people ever!

Arrangements are in the care of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home and Cremation Services.


Passed away March 7, 2006 at Marian Medical Center West in Santa Maria, CA. She was born June l4, l928 in Binghamton, New York

She's lived in Santa Maria for over 45 years. She's a longtime member of member of the First Christian Church in Santa Maria. For many years was active in local squaredancing and formerly belonged to the Bachelors and Bachelorettes Dance Group. She and her husband have also been very active with the Santa Maria Elks Lodge Traveleers.

Elizabeth was a kidney transplant survivor of over 6 years.

She is survived be her husband Gerald V. Lane of Santa Maria, Sons, Ken Brown of Santa Maria, Scott Brown of Santa Maria and Jeff and his wife Stephanie Brown also of Santa Maria, Daughters Sandra Camp of Santa Barbara and Peggy Warwick of Santa Maria; Step-daughters Vickey Comer of San Jose, CA and Mary Ellen and her husband Tom Gregg of Rogue River, Oregon; Step-daughter-in-law, Barbara Armstrong of Sacramento, CA , a sister Ester Mills of Washington and two brothers Herb Goble of Arroyo Grande, CA and Phil Goble of Santa Maria, l9 Grandchildren and 24 Great Grandchildren along with numerous Nieces & Nephews also survive.

She is preceded in death by her parents Paul & Doris Goble, a daughter Marjorie Brunson and a sister Dorothy Abbey.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March l0, 2006 at ll:00 am in the Chapel of the Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary with Rev,. Clete Doyal of the First Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Santa Maria Cemetery.

Visitations will be at the Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary n Thursday from 3 - 8 pm.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made in Elizabeth's name to the American Kidney Foundation, 6ll0 Executive Blvd., Suite l0l0, Rockville, Maryland 20852.

Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary & Crematory in charge of funeral arrangements.


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Winkle, Lois Brown, passed away at Sutter General Hospital on March 3, 2006 in Sacramento, CA. Mrs. Winkle had a very aggressive Melanoma Cancer. Lois will be buried beside her beloved husband, Horace C. "Bud" Winkle, who passed away Sept. 30, 2004. She is survived by her niece & nephew, Jon & Linda Brown Regli in Sacramento who have been caring for her. Also, niece, Stacey Brown, nephews, Mark Brown, Jack Winkle, Jr., Charles Winkle, & Robert Winkle. Services will be held on Sat., March 11th, 11a.m. at Mumaw Funeral Home, 44663 N Date, Lancaster, CA. Interment, Lancaster Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects Friday, 4-6p.m. at the Funeral Home.


Nunie Bergstrom passed away Monday afternoon, March 6, 2006 at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura. Her son and daughter were with her, and her passing was peaceful.

Born February 9, 1923 to Jocko and Mollie Knotts, Nunie was one of seven children (Patrick, Adela, George, Fred, Jim, and Dick.) She grew up in Nipomo, attended Arroyo Grande High School, worked at MelbyÞs JewelerÞs and even joined the Santa Maria Country Club. She had such fond memories of hearing ig bands play in Pismo, playing golf with her sister, and caring for her younger brothers.

Nunie moved to Ventura in 1958 to raise her family. She supported her kids in every endeavor, and found time to attend morning mass each day and play bridge in the evening. Once her children were grown, Nunie worked at Ventura College and State Compensation Insurance Fund. She made many new friends and discovered new skills and talents along the way.

Nunie is survived by her brother, Dick Knotts, her children, Bob and Kris, her grandchildren (Heidi, Carly, Jimmy, and Patty), along with countless loving family members and loyal friends.

Most recently, Nunie lived in the Cypress Place Assisted Living complex. She was challenged by ParkinsonÞs disease, but never allowed her health struggles to interrupt a rich and full social life.

Bob and Kris extend their heartfelt appreciation for the loving care Nunie received from her doctors, Martin Greaney and Robert Nagy. They acknowledge the respectful and compassionate efforts of caregivers at Cypress Place, who made NunieÞs last four years so fun and full of life.

Funeral arrangements are being coordinated by Magner-Malony in Santa Maria. A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. JosephÞs parish in Nipomo on Friday, March 10 at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, friends are encouraged to make a donation to Catholic Charities or a local charity.




Meriam Bischetsrieder passed February 25, 2006 in Cleveland, OH.

Meriam Bischetsrieder was born January 5, 1919 in Clarks Hill, Indiana. While in school she met and married Roland in 1940. She spent the better part of the next 20 years focused on raising her family.

Meriam was a long time resident of Santa Maria, arriving in 1962 and leaving in 2004 for health reasons. During her residence she made significant contributions to the community.

Meriam received her diploma from Christ Hospital School of Nursing and became a registered nurse. Immediately after moving to Santa Maria she began seeking opportunities to serve the community. She assisted in setting up the Visiting Nurse Service in the 1960s and taught nursing courses at Allan Hancock College for 18 years. Meriam also worked as the Northern Santa Barbara County School Nurse. She also worked as a discharge planner and diabetic counselor at Marian Hospital.

Later in life she increased her volunteer efforts. She volunteered at the Mussel Senior Center and for other events such as the Bike for Life. The Recreation and Parks Department recognized her service as volunteer of the month.

Meriam was very active in Altrusa for almost 40 years. She served as the President of the Santa Maria Chapter in 1986.

Meriam is survived by her husband of 65 years, Roland; her daughter Jo Burt; her son Joseph Michael; her son Jon W.; her son Thomas R.; 10 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Osby "Scott"

Frazier, Jr.


St. George, Utah ~ Former Santa Maria resident, Osby "Scott" Frazier Jr., age 69, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2006, in St. George. He was born August 19, 1936, in Delaware, Arkansas, to Osby A. and Vivian (Davis) Frazier.

Scott attended grade school in Guadalupe, CA, and graduated from Santa Maria High School. After serving two years in the U. S. Air Force, Scott returned to Guadalupe, CA, to help his father farm. He later went into the automobile sales field in southern California, and returned to Santa Maria to work with a friend at Quality Motors. He retired after a career of 40 years.

An artist at heart, he enjoyed pencil drawing and oil painting, and belonged to the Los Padres Artist Guild. Scott was a member of the Santa Maria Elks Lodge #1538, and was a member of the Evangelical Free Church of Santa Maria, CA. Scott will be truly missed by all his family and friends.

On June 7, 1958, Scott married Sandra Ann Humann in Santa Maria, CA, and after Sandra's retirement in May 2005, they moved to St. George, UT.

Scott is survived by his wife, Sandi, of St. George; sons, Douglas Scott (Lisa) Frazier, Santa Maria, CA, and Terrence Shawn (Kathryn) Frazier, of

Santa Ynez, CA; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister,

Ginger Frazier (Roger Ike), Vancouver, WA.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 11, 2006, 1:00 p.m., at the Evangelical Free Church, 751 E. Foster Rd., Santa Maria, CA.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George, UT (435) 673-2454.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to your favorite charity. Friends and family are invited to offer their condolences at Click on the dove. Obituaries are also available at our website. Click on the rose.


MARIE ÝNUNIEÞ BERGSTROM, 83, of Nipomo, passed away March 6, 2006. Arrangements are in the care of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

MRS. DOROTHY McNERNEY, 89, passed away March 6, 2006. Resident of Santa Maria, CA. Arrangements pending at Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary and Crematory.

MR. KENNETH EDEN, 86, passed away March 7, 2006. Resident of Santa Maria, CA. Arrangements pending at Dudley-Hoffman Mortuary and Crematory.

BILL VAN RONK, 31, of Grover Beach, died, February 28, 2006. Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.

MARJORIE HIRST, 82, of Arroyo Grande, died March 3, 2006. Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.

MARGARET ÝMOLLIEÞ GONZALEZ, 72, of Arroyo Grande, died March 5, 2006. Arrangements are under the direction of Marshall-Spoo Sunset Chapel in Grover Beach.


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