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fcliiiyihiyiyir A24 FRIDAY, JULY 26, 1996 LOS ANGELES TIMES THRIFTS: Conversion to Bank Status Continued from Al trast, pay 23 cents for every $100 in deposits. This means Great Western pays $70 million a year for the same deposit insurance that costs Bank of America $2,000. Premiums for the S&L insurance fund are far higher because the fund must still foot the bill for continuing costs of the massive thrift bailouts of the 1980s. The ultimate danger of an exodus of S&Ls is a crippling of the insurance fund, and the inability of the remaining S&Ls to pay interest on special bonds issued for the S&L cleanup. This could lead to another costly taxpayer bailout. As more thrift deposits become bank deposits, there will be a shrinking of the thrift industry's ability to pay the $1.5-billion-a-year federal insurance bill, which includes $793 million in interest payments for those special bonds. The exposure for taxpayers could be more than $27 billion the interest costs of the special bonds for the next 30 years as well as the expense of any individual thrift failures. Such a prospect is expected to prompt Congress to force banks to foot part of the bill for the S&L cleanup. The House Banking Committee voted Thursday for a complex plan that would provide an infusion of cash from the thrift industry for the ailing S&L fund, require banks to make contributions and eventually create a single insurance fund for all banks and thrifts. But it is uncertain whether House Republican leaders can work out a version with their Senate counterparts that would pass Congress before the legislators adjourn for the election campaigns. Meanwhile, the approval of bank charters for a huge S&L such as Great Western, with Irwindale-based Home Savings of America and Los Angeles-based California Federal Bank waiting in the wings, dramatically illustrates how the leakage of thrift deposits could become a flood. Cal Fed, the nation's lOth-larg-est thrift, has an application pending with the office of the comptroller of the currency to open a national bank in Los Angeles. Home Savings, the largest thrift, has applied for a state charter in Washington. The comptroller regulates national banks. "We've been trying to become more bank-like for a long time," James F. Montgomery, chairman of Great Western, said Thursday. "It's too bad we have to do it this way, rather than the right way" through a merger of the insurance funds and the charters for the separate financial institutions, he said. "Eventually, there will be a single banking industry in this country." The S&Ls, which traditionally specialize in home mortgage lending, also have charter authority to sell insurance, invest in real estate and operate in other business ventures. Banks have powers concentrated in consumer and business lending. "We hope this will be a wake-up call to Congress," said Montgomery, who is also chairman of America's Community Bankers, an S&L trade group. Nearly $100 billion of the S&L industry's $700 billion in deposits is held by institutions that have applied to the comptroller for permission to operate banks. Only customers, rather than S&L management, can shift deposits to the new banks. Thus, S&Ls seeking to move money are ex pected to mount special marketing campaigns, offering certificates of deposit and other accounts at above-market interest rates. For current customers whose CDs mature, the S&Ls would offer to pay a higher rate at the bank for renewing the CD than would be available at the thrift The cus-' tomer would merely have to sign a paper, opening a new account at the bank. Great Western still needs approval from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Federal Reserve Board for permission to run banks with full commercial and consumer lending powers, and to operate a holding company for the bank units. Its banks would not require new buildings but would operate in existing Great Western offices. The comptroller approved the first application to switch earlier this month, giving TCF Financial Corp. of Minneapolis the right to open national banks in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois. This signaled the "bursting of the dam" as S&Ls rush to move their money away from exposure to the high-cost insurance fund, said Paul A. Schosberg, president of America's Community Bankers. "Congress has just not been able to keep up with reality," said Edward C. Furash, managing partner of Furash & Co., a financial consulting firm in Washington. "The reality is the thrifts have to make major choices in the next two or three years about shifting to become major commercial banks, or contracting themselves," he said. OBITUARIESFUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS BAIME, William R, age 68, passed away June 30, 1996 in Arizona. Precedeased by wife, Lorraine, and son, David. Survived by daughter, Marsha Wiedder; I brothers, Joseph and Abraham Baime; and 4 grandchildren, and 1 great grandson. He was a member of ALA Chicago and in California. Memorial service &un, juiy a at 11am at Eden Memorial Park. Mission Hills. BARN HARD, Ada, beloved wife of the late Eli Barnhard; loving mother of Phillip (Bonita) Barnhard; cherished grandmother of Michael B. Barnhard and Sari B. (Dennis) Gallagher; dear sister of Rose Frank and Louis Yolles. Crvotside Service 2pm. Friday in Mount Sinai Memorial Park. Mount Sinai Mortuary. In lieu of flowers. the family preters donations to The House Ear Institute, 2100 W. 3rd St., L.A. 90057 BLACK, Alex, CPA, beloved husband of Ruth Black' father of Marjory Goldwine and Dr. Dennis Black; grandfather of Joey, Benjie and Jason. BRANDRISS. Slf Malinow & Silverman Mortuary Obituaries Jean Muir; Actress Blacklisted in 1950s BUMPUS, Muriel S., beloved mother of Gale (Raymond. Jr.) Turner; grandmother of Rod Mansneid ltirner. Visitation will be held from 3Dm- 9pm, Friday, July 26, 1996, and a Prayer Service at 2pm, Saturday, July 27, 1996. Forest Lawn- uienaaie. Forest Lawn Mortuary By MYRNA OLIVER TIMES STAFF WRITER Jean Muir, one of the first actresses blacklisted as a purported Communist sympathizer during the zealous McCarthy era, has died. She was 85. Muir died Tuesday in a nursing home in Mesa, Ariz. The blond actress was scheduled to play the mother in "The Aldrich Family" television series in 1950 when she suddenly was fired by NBC and General Foods Corp., the program's sponsor. The dismissal occurred after her name, along with those of about 150 other show business people, was listed in a 1950 booklet called "Red Channels: the Report on Communist Influence in Radio and Television." Muir vehemently denied the accusation, telling news media: "I am not a Communist, have never been one and believe that the Communists represent a vicious and destructive force, and I am opposed to them." But General Foods refused to relent, saying she had become too controversial to appear on their family show. ' The accusations of Communism in her case were apparently prompted by printed reports that she had been a member of the - ' ";?sf 1 "V " ' Y Los Angeles Times Jean Muir in 1979 Congress of American Women, which was listed by the U.S. Department of Justice as subversive. She said she had belonged to the group for six months, but resigned "because I suspected it." The blacklisting took an emotional toll on Muir, and prompted a lengthy bout with alcoholism. She did not work on the small screen again until 1958 when she had a role in an episode of "Matinee Theater." Muir's ordeal was described in detail in the 1952 book by Merle Miller "The Judges and Judged." Born Jean Muir Fullarton in New York City, the actress began her career on the Broadway stage in 1930. She moved to Hollywood under contract to Warner Bros, in - 1933 after a triumph in the play "Saint Wench." Muir made a spate of mostly mediocre motion pictures in the 1930s, including "The World Changes," "The White Cocka too," "Oil for the Lamps of China," "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and "The Outcasts of Poker Flat." She also created and operated Jean Muir's Theater Workshop on Santa Monica Boulevard. Muir worked briefly in London and then returned to New York where she married attorney Henry Jaffee in 1940. She continued her career on the stage and in the new medium of television. Muir taught drama at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo., from 1966 to 1976 and lectured at other colleges as well. She is survived by two sons, Michael of Los Angeles and David of Belmont, Calif., and a daughter, Margaret Bauer of Mesa. CASE. Ethel Neptune Soclety-Burbank CHAFE, Nellie, bom January 12, laio in not springs, New Mexico, passed away July 24, 1996 in South Gate, California. Survived by loving sons, Laurence, Joseph, Frank, George, James, John,' Robert, Kicnard; toying aaugnters, neiene, Luci. Marie, and Cynthia; 19 grandchildren; and loving brother, Jack Sanchez. Funeral Mass, 11:30am. July 27, 1996 at Sanctuary of the Risen Christ. Holv Cross Cemetery. Culver City. Inglewood1 Mortuary, 1206 Centlnela. Ave, Inglewood, aiugn-Bia? Baime, William B. Barnhard, Ada Black, Alex Brandnss. Sig Bumpus, Muriel S. Case, Ethel Chafe, Nellie Clarke, Thomas Contreras, Carlos Cramer, Mildred Diacos, Nick P. Eddels, Rose Ferber, Annette Gilden, Jack Goldner, Burton Greenberger. Sondra Grether, Robert OBITUARIES Hanlon, Donald B. Hendrickson, Melissa Irvine, Alexander Jenkins, Lucie Kalb, Dora Kaplan, Allen J. Keeser. Jacob Kopel, Max M. Levine, Rosalie McKinniss, Anita Monak. Gilda Morin, Irene T. Nagy 11, William Nicassio, Mike Oba, Zenyo Papazian. Virginia Pizante, Leon Plankers, Robert E. Plaut, Dr. Herman Pressman, Paul B. Reed, Frank A. Reynolds, Stache M. Rosen, Charlotte Rosenstein, Louis Salinas, David J. Sandoval, Rosa Seim, Connie Shahriari, Gholam Stapp, Myrtle W. Testolin, Lawrence Wiesl, Patricia A. Winstead, Olga M. Wright, Lillian Zobelein, Eugene I FLANKERS. Robert Earl Neptune Society -Burbank IRVINE, Alexander Ray. Jr, M.D. passed away July 22, 1996 in Los Angeies. Born wovemrjer o, 131 c plaut. Dr. Herman in Salt Lake City '. Utah; a graduate j ! Memorial stone dedication will be ui ueveny mils nign scnooi, ouui-ford University, and U.S.C. Medical CLARKE, Thomas Edward Armstrong Family, Directors CONTRERAS. Carlos H. Armstrong Family, Directors Khnnl '4.1 rinhthalmnlrarv rasiHan- cy at Massachusetts Eye & Ear In-1 firmary, he helped established the Estelle Doheny Eye Foundation and its Ocular Pathology Laborato-; rv in which he Darttcroated until' recent illness. He was the first Medical Director of the Estelle Doheny Eye Foundation and a former Chief of Staff at St. Vincent's Medical Center. Member emeritus of the Verhoeff Society, member of American Ophthalmology Society, he served his community in the still continuing tradition of Irvine innina mo offv. Beloved husband for 56 vears of Louise Irvine; loving father of Rae Anne (Casazza (Raymond), Bruce Irvine (Mermen), jonn Irvine, D. (Tisha). and Stuart Irvine (Betsvi; Droud grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 2. brol S. Rodman Irvine. M.D. Memorial service 1pm, Saturday i at First Congregational Church, I 540 S. Commonwealth, Los An- geies. in lieu ot nowers, contrtD- tutons may De maae to; ixmeny Eye Institute for the A. Ray Irvine Jr., M.D. Pathology Lab, Office of Development, 1450 San Pablo St., Los Angeles, CA 90033. Callanan Mortuary (213462-2266) held on Sunday, July 28, 1996 at nam in bnoiom Memorial rant, , 13017 N. Lop ' mar 81312 ( Canyon Road. 899-7061). Syl- CRAMER, Mildred, beloved wife of the late Nathan uramer; deeply loved by her daughter and son-in-law. Gwen and Al Gilens; son and daughter-in-law, Irving and Susan uramer granacniiaren. Martv Gilens and Janet Felton, Todd Gilens, Sharona and Koichi Kitahara, Aron Cramer and Bent Ashla, Craig Cramer, Heidi Cramer; 5 real grandchildren, Naomi and oshua Felton Gilens. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger. 12401 Wilshire Blvd.. Suite 303, LA. 90015 or to Hadassah, 1499 South Robertson Blvd.. LA. 90035. Services 3pm, Friday, July 26. 1996 at Hillside Memorial Park Chapel, Hillside Mortuary. JENKINS. Lucie Forest Lawn-Covina Hills KALB, Dora, passed away on July1 24, 199a Born in Warsaw, Poland,! August 1. 1911. she was the widow of Thomas (Teddv) Kalb. Beloved motner ot Ariene' (Laurence) Shaniro and Melvvnl Kalb; adored grandmother of Mark twenoyi ureenspan, micnaei, (Susan) Kalb and lncnd Kalb: great grandmother of Jodi, Jeffrey and Andrew Greenspan and Paul and Teddy Kalb. service rnaay, luam at oternai Light Chapel in Eden Memorial Park. Glasband-WIUen Mortuary, Directors DIACOS. Nick P. Armstrong Family, Directors EDDELS, Rose Mount Sinai Mortuary FERBER. Annette Neptune Soclety-Burbank Frances Eisenberg; Teacher Challenged Firing By MYRNA OLIVER TIMES STAFF WRITER Frances R. Eisenberg, who was dismissed as a Los Angeles high school teacher in 1953 for refusing to answer questions about membership in the Communist Party, has died. She was 91. Eisenberg, who tutored privately after she was fired, died Tuesday in her West Hollywood home of complications after surgery. Even though Eisenberg and many other teachers in the Los Angeles Unified School District signed loyalty oaths, they were summarily dismissed for refusing to answer questions about Communism posed by the Board of Education. The firings then were legal under the state's Dilworth Act. But Eisenberg and five others were vindicated in 1981 by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge who said they should have been reinstated in 1968 the year the Board of Education repealed its regulation for implementing the Dilworth Act. The judge also ordered the school district to give the teachers some back pay. Eisenberg had been a distinguished teacher of English and journalism at Canoga Park High tt.aaV.lii U-l-'- jfV-Al Loa Angeles Times Frances R. Eisenberg in 1981 School for 16 years and at Fairfax High School for seven. She said getting fired came as "a terrible blow." "Our position was that we were loyal," Eisenberg told The Times in 1981. "We had signed loyalty oaths to support the United States and the state of California in good faith. We felt the investigation was an invasion of privacy and a violation of our constitutional rights. A board committee had cleared the teachers of any wrongdoing, she said. "But the board was not satis fied," she added, "because this was the era when they wanted to drum up this hysteria. So the board called another committee hearing. Then we were dismissed. Eisenberg's story was chronicled in a book by Martha Kransdorf titled "A Matter of Loyalty: the Los Angeles Board of Education vs. Frances Eisenberg. Eisenberg had spent the last 30 years living in the West Hollywood area and was a key organizer of senior citizens in the 1984 cam paign for cityhood. She was active in the Coalition for Economic Sur vival and, from its inception 1987, in the West Hollywood Sen ior Advisory Council. The city last year presented her with an Angels Amidst award for her community work. In 1995, Eisenberg raised $2,100 for public radio station KPFK-FM (90.7) by requesting donations as gifts in celebration of her 90th birthday. She said that, because of her impaired vision, she relied heavily on public radio as a source of information. GILDEN, Jack, of San Marcos, California, died Monday at this home. Mr. Gilden was born November 19. 1925 m Forth Worth. Texas. He was a teacher who had taught in Fort Worth and Burbank. He was aiso a rnarmaceuucai Marketing Manager. He had lived in Encino prior to moving to San Marcos. Mr. Gilden is survived by nis wile, jan daugnter ana son-in- law. Lisa uuaen and Dan ADaun- Natx of Potomac: daughter. Laurie Gilden of San Marcos; grandson. Alex Abdun-Nabi of Potomac; and brother-in-law, Larry Jones of Monterey. California: and 2 sisters. Services and burial will be at the La Verne Cemetery, La Verne, CA. f naay at nam. in lieu oi nowers, contributions mav be made to the American Cancer Society. Todd Memorial Chapel, Pomona charge ot arrangements GOLDNER, Burton, lovin husband of Florence: devotei father of David and Steven; brother of Lenore Book. In heu of flowers, donations mav be made to The Sportman's Club, Citv of Hooe. Services, lorn. Sunday. July 28. 1996 at Hillside Memorial Park. Hillside Mortuary in ffilt. of North Hnllvwond. nassed away Tuesday, July 23, 1996 due to comDi cauons oi uiaoeies. ane survived bv her loving family, father, Henry Conn; children, Feris Greenberger (David Dolinko), Stuart (Cindy) Greenberger, Romy (Todd) Longwell; beautiful and beloved granddaughters, Megan Ann and Sarah June Greenberger; sister, Carolee Gennarelli; nieces, Gina Hoffman and Debra (Frank) Marquez; grand-niece, Lindsay Hoffman and grand-nephew, Vincent Marquez. As well as dear friends. Beniamin. George. Katie and Gilda, and a host of loving friends and family. She was a very loving and gregarious woman, and friena to all she knew. She will be profoundly missed adn always our hearts. Funeral Services are planned for Friday, July 26 at noon, at Eden Memorial Park, 11500 Sepulveda Blvd., Mission Hills-Groman Chapel GRETHER, Robert Ernest, son Barbara and hJlmer; brother away July 22, 1996, age 48. He will atways oe rrusseq, always De lovea ana always rememoerea. service saiuraay, juiy zf, jyw, torn, at the Church of the Hills, Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills Rev. Ann Day officiating, Terry Harrington and the Red Hots Playing HANLON, Donald a survived by his wife and children. Services will be private. Pierce Brothers Westwood Village HENDRICKSON, Melissa Swan, acre 88. resident of Leisure World, Laguna rims, passea away juiy id, lyytj. umntz wue ot Lav erne Hendrickson; and beloved mother of Katheen Bellon, Sheila Douglas John T. Lenox; TV Director and Film Educator and Craig L. Hendrickson. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and ereat BTandchildren. runerai services win ne neta at L.D.S. Church, 22851 Aliso Creek Road. Aliso Vieio. on Saturday, the iiin 01 juiv at i' John Thomas Lenox, television producer and director vwho co-founded a UCLA Extension filmmaking program, has died. Lenox died of an apparent heart attack in his Van Nuys home on Tuesday, his 50th birthday. In 1989, Lenox and producer Simon R. Lewis set up "Making the Short Fiction Film" for UCLA Extension. The, program helped new filmmakers produce, write and direct films to be screened at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts ,and Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater. While traditional film schools like those at U3C and UCLA approach filmmaking as art, Lenox and Lewis focused on fl'mmaking as a commercial business making films to sell. "I have found (this program one of the most rewarding adventures of my life," Lenox told The Times in 1992. "There's nothing like seeing a lightbulb going on in someone's eyes. There's nothing like seeing something with potential live up to its potential." A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Lenox was a musical prodigy who performed before the Texas State Music Teachers Assn. when he was 6. He rejected a music scholarship to study economics at Southern Methodist University. He also earned a bachelor's of fine arts degree in cinematography there. Lenox moved to Los Angeles in 1970 to enter the Directors Guild of America's apprenticeship program. He soon became assistant director on popular television comedies Including "The Odd Couple," "Love American Style' and "Happy Days." Within five years, Lenox made his solo directing debut on "Laverne and Shirley." Lenox went on to produce "The Brady Bunch" reunion shows, in cluding "The Brady Girls Get Mar ried," and the limited series "The Brady Brides." He was nominated for an Emmy for his work as executive producer of the NBC miniseries "Long Hot Summer," starring Don Johnson, Jason Robards and Ava Gardner. On the big screen, Lenox was best known as executive producer of "Splash" in 1983, starring Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah and John Candy. Lenox's most recent production was "Lily Dale" for Showtime. He is survived by his wife, Marsha, and daughter, Skyler. Times Obituary Information Call Ms. Ryan for understanding and helpful service on Obituary Notices. Ext. 77241,77242 (213) 237-7241. or 77242 or our Toll-Free Number 1-800-528-4637, Ext. 77241 or 77242 Cos Anctco (Times PRESSMAN, Paul ft, born April 18. 1930, died July 25, 1996 of cancer. He is lovingly remembered by his wife, Janet Rieders Pressman; his son, Adam (Kelley); and daughter, Susannah; his stepsons, James, Robert, and Leigh Kahan; his sister. Julie Downey; ten grandchildren and one great granason, ana nis vaiuea inenos. No Services. No Flowers. Donations to Reed College, 3203 S.E. Woodstock Bl., Portland, Oregon. 97202 REED, Frank A age 87 yeai Passed away on July 24, 1996 Moreno Valley, California. He survived bv his loving sons. Robe Reed of Highland, California, and Donald Reed of Orangevale California. He is also survived by his 4 grandchildren and I ereat grandchildren. He was a member of tne L.OS Angeies iouniy rireiiKnters Association. mends may can at tne mortuary n Saturday, from 4Dm-8Dm. Private inurnment will be held in Mt. View Cemetery, Mt. View Mortuary and Cemetery, San Bernardino, Ca., Directors, 909 882-2943 REYNOLDS. Stache M. nassed away Monday, July 22, 1996. He is survived by nis brothers, Hugh and unarne: sisters, Merle, fat, ana icy as wen as Dy loving nepnews, nieces, and other family. Memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, 1760 N. Gower St. on Friday, July 26 at 2pm. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted for the Lord's Light house Ministry to the Homeless at r-irst rresoytenan murcn. WIEST, Patricia A. passed away July 22, 1996 in a La Jul la hospital. rjom tn Lincoln, Illinois on January 10, 1924, she was 72 years old. Received Nurses degree in Burlington, Illinois in 1945. Loving daughter of Nellie Brown, age 95; beloved wife of William G. Wiest, M.D.; loving mother of Stephen C. Wiest and wife, Sharon B. Wiest; loving mother of Kristine M. Wiest. (deceased): loving grandmother of Shane and Shalene Wiest; loving sister of Norma Rusling (nee Til-ley). She has resided in Ingiewood, Manhattan Beach and Palm Springs. Funeral conducted 2:30pm, July 25 at Inglewood Mortuary, 12116 Cenllnela, Inglewood (213678-3:181). Interment in Inglewood Memorial Cemetery. Donations to: Multiple Sclerosis Society, South California Chapter, 230 N. Maryland Ave., Glendale, CA 91260. WINSTEAD, Olga M. Forest I -awn-Hollywood Hills WRIGHT, Lillian Marie, beloved mother of Elizabeth Wright; loving grandmother of Richard and Robert Reid; also survived by great grandsons, Matthew and Kevin eid. Service Monday, July 29, 1996, 10:30am at the Old North Church, Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills. Forest Lawn Mortuary ' ROSEN, Charlotte 'Chadie' Mount Sinai Mortuary V a m AM .11 nm LAIl. OKtWJ Mallnow 4t Silverman Mortuary KEESER, Jacob Cornells, of Costa July 22. 1996 at the HosDice Family vare ui ruuiiuun vauey. jane isi survived by his wife, Irene; brother, John and sister-in-law, Ellen. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 27, 1996 at the Greenleaf Mobile Home Park Club House at 11:30am. A reception for family and friends will take place immediately after the ceremony. In lieu of flowers, donations mav be made to the American Cancer Socjety or to a charity of your cnoice ROSENSTEIN, Louis, beloved husband of Anita; dear father of Alan and Wendy (ateve) Lenske: loving grandfather of Lisa and Shawn. Funeral Services will be held at 2:30pm, Friday (this afternoon) at 1 Home oi reace memorial rarK. I VT1! J. OIUwh, Mna.l,.aHU Directors KOPOL, Max Meyer Hillside Mortuary LEVINE, Rosalie H., of Grenwich, Connecticut, on July 24, 199b. Beloved wife of the late Joseph E. I A.nn a .H.ri..AA V... aaa DaKaaa daughter, Trica; and 2 grandchildren. services at . Frank E. uunpliell, 1076 Madison Ave. at 81 St. New Vork, New Vork, Mon.. 10am. ; Entombment to follow in Fernciiff Mausoleum I SALINAS, David Joseph, died July 16, 1996 at St. Mary's Hospital, Lons: Beach, of comolications following heart surgery. Born in El Monte, California, May 31, 1941 on an early California family, he was a long-time resident of Long Beach. . His life was devoted to creative . design display and decorating. He was for many years an associate of ttvans & uerst Antiques in Lxmg Beach and Los Angeles. He will be greaUy missed by a large family of loving friends. Memorial gathering will be held at a later date. Donations in David's memory may be made to Project Angel Food, Los Angeit ZOBELEIN, Eugene Philip born March 27, 1905 in 1.09 Angeles, died at home in Los Angeies on July 16, 1996 at age 91. At the request of the deceased, there will be no service, but his ashes will be scattered at sea by The Neptune Society. Gene Zobelein was for many years the pruchasing agent for the Los Angeles Brewing Company (producers of Eastside Beer) owned by the family and founded by his grandfather, George Zobelein who settled in Los Angeies in the late 1800's. After the brewery was sold in the 19TjO's he becme a stockbroker for J. A. Hogle. In later years he served as President and Director of Zobelein Company (investments) and came regularly to the office until last year. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Robert Kitchen of Bakersfietd; his son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Jennifer Zobelein of Pacific Palisades and two grandchildren, Serena and Britten Zobelein. In Memoriam SANDOVAL, Rosa Guerra-Gutlerrei, 213721-8414 MCKINNISS. Anita Jones, lone- time Culver uty resident, has died at age 80 from congestive heart taiiure. A native of Iowa, she wa snowned soprano in her yc eventually singing for bandleader Sammy Kayei Orchestra. As a memoer oi a mo, sne appearea on a Kuiar raaio snow in i;mcae She enlisted in the womens Army Corps during World War II and was stationed in Orlando, Florida. There she met Robert L.i McKinniss. whom she later married. He husband preceded her in aeatn in ium. Her loyalty, kindness, and humor will be sadly missed. She is survived by a brother, two sisters, two sons ana tnree granaaaugnters MONAK, Gilda widow of Francis Monak; beloved mother of Richard, Gretchen; grandmother of Michaei' ana unit loving sister oi uina Reeves. Elda Johnson. Mary dette, and Bud Benedetti. Gilda passed away 21, 1996. We loved our mother and she will be greatly missed. Forest Lawn mortuary, tiouywooa Hills MITCHELL EVAN GORDON July 26, 1954-Sept. 12, 1987 We love you and miss you oh so very much. The beautiful memories t you left with us are remembered and cherished always. Love Mom, Dad, Alan, Sara, Scott, Mary Lou, Sondra, Mark, Evan, AlanaijrtamdiedTyob(; Cemetery LotsCrypts FOREST Lawn, Glendale,Santuary of Ascention. 2 grt mausoleums. $11K both, pp. 818787-5414, eves. SGL SPACE in beautGarden of Shemat MtSinal Mem.Park.pp.714.707-1990. Forest Lawn Glendale IS4 lot 720 Wee Kirk Churchyd $2450. 209.221-OSOSpp Rose Hills Iwhittier) valley view Lawn 2 lots. $1900 both. 714661-2547. PP. Forest Lawn Glendale 'Cathedral Slope' $1800. 702-566-8546 PP Forest Lawn,Hwd Hills,1-Lot."Enduring Faith" SCCtion.$1250. 909-874-5001 PP 2 memorial spes Sheltering Mills, Forst Lwn, Hiywo his, ywuu ppu-a-nu FOREST lawn Inspiration Slope 2 lots $4Keach. Pp 206337-2562 Forest Lawn in Griffith Park $5500obo Call Steve 707839-2410 PP Cremation Service NEPTUNE SOCIETY 310631-0664 816845-2415 800201-3315 Lot Angelet Burbank MORIN, Irene T., born July 29, iyb in Lreominster. Massacnuseus oassed awav Julv 20. 1996. Survived by husband. Paul, Los Aneelest Times retiree: I daughters, 1 son, 4 grandchildren, and 1 (Treat grandchild. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the National Kidney Foundation of Southern California. NAGY II. William J. Guerra -Gutierrez, 213721-8444 NICASSIO. Mike, nassed awav July 23, 1996. He was 80 years of age. ne was corn in tsari. itaiy, ana has resided in Torrance tor the last 35 years. He is survived by his wife. Mary; and 2 children, son. Paul V. (Brma) Nicassio; and daughter, Bettina Flammia, and 4 ffrandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday. July 26, 1996 at McMillan & McCormlck Mortuary, 310329 6333, from 2pm -8pm, with a Hoeat and Mass. Saturday. Julv 27. 19. at 10am at St. Anthony's Church of raaua in uaraena. OBA, Zenyo "Zinc" 82, beloved husband of Miyako Oba; father of Steven (Karen) Oba and Janice (Scott) Beggins; grandfather of Travis Oba, Leslie Beggins and recently deceased, Brandon Oba: brother of Mitsui (Edith) Oba and Hisako (Mas) Masukawa; also survived by many relatives. Funeral Service, Mon., July 2! 7:30pm at Wintersburg Presbyterian Church, 13711 Fairview Street, Gardena Grove, t'A. Fukul Mortuary, 213o2 vhi, Directors PAPAZIAN, Virginia, beloved mother of Steven J. (Charlene) PaDazian and Robert J. Paoazian: loving grandmother of Ashley, Remy and Christian Papazian; also survived by sisters. Marie Aved, Roxv Demetian. Lillian Erickson. Alice Welsh and Dorothy uiuvretie. Service Saturday, July 27, 1996, 12:30pm, at the Old North Church, fl orest Lawn-Hollywood mils. Forest Lawn Mortuary PIZANTE, Leon, beloved husband, of Marilyn: lovins father of Louis and Denise; devoted brother of Jesse (Jackie)- favorite "Unclei Leon" of Rick, Chris, Joanna, Scott' and Sandy. 1 Service 10am, Sunday at The Courts of TaNaCH Chapel. Mount .Sinai Memorial Park. Mount Sinai 'Mortuarr. In lieu of flowers, the , family prefers contributions to the American Diabetes Assoc. or the American Heart Assoc. SEIM, Connie, Senior Hearing Officer at the Los Angeles City Attorney's West Los Angeles Branch, died at home on Monday, July 22, from a rapidly agressive form of cancer. Her family and her two longtime friends were with her. Connie, born Constance Marie Seim in Chicago, is one of three children of Conrad (deceased) and Luba Seim. She grew up in Sherman Oaks graduating from Grant High School then continuing her education at vauey ujuege. in her teens, she had the opportunity to work in show business. Connie modeled and worked in television and movies. She was chosen to work with Sally Field on "Gidget" and on "The Flying Nun" she became Sally s flying double. She also used her incredible energy working in politics for those candidates sne oenevea in including Robert Kennedy and Jess unrun actually oeginmng as a i Kennedy Girl- far John Kennedy, and for the causes she cared about especially those organizations that protect ana taxe care oi animais. After she returned from a 2 year stav in Asnen. Colorado. Connie joined the Los Angeles City Attorneys unice in west u.a. as a witness coordinator in 1975. In 1977 she was promoted to hearing officer and then promoted to Senior Hearing Officer in 1987. City Attorney Jim Haan says "she will be sorely missed." Her colleagues agree adding "she is irreplaceable" and that "no one could match her zest for life." Throughout her life she traveled extensively, most often with her sister and best friend, Vicki Seim. They frolicked in Roratonga, they sailed the Caribbean, motored frequently through England and trekked through Moracco, as well takine many vacations in Europe and the United States, most recently to Nantucket. Connie Seim had a marvelous wit. She was always amusing and most often very funny, and those who Knew ner nave .tne most wonoenui memories of their time with her and feel so lucky to have had her in tneir lives. Connie is survived by her mother, Mrs. Luba Seim; her sister, Vicki Seim; her brother, Allan Seim; and his family, Mack; her beloved Scottish Terrier, and Schroeder. her newly adopted puppy, as well as by a world of friends who feel that a part of themselves has been taken. She was kind, she was respected, and she was loved. She was a success in her work yet more importantly, Connie was a i as a Human beine. Donations in Connie Seim's name will be wecolmed at the World Wildlife Fund, The Amanda 'Society, The Lange Foundation who rescued her new puppy, or the Human society Molt &Mt Mortuary Coi ttnge its (Soo) ;2-o6 i SHAHRIARI, Gholam Reza Armstrong family, Directors STAPP. Mvrtle W. rorert Lawn-HollywooQ mm TESTOLIN, Lawrence Robert, passed away July id, laao. Cremains scattered over Pacific Ocean, 3 miles from Redondo Beach. Guern-Gutterrei, 21:1 ARMSTRONB FAMILY MALLOMITTCN Total $438 Free Literature I ALL L A. A ORANGE CO. I (800) 286-6789 uAnncie. Funeral Directors A friend of the familv... MOUNT SINAI MORTUARY 800600-0076 213469-6000 FOREST LAWN MORTUARIES Glendale Long Beach Cypress Covina Hills Hollywood Hills (800)204-3131 Times Obituary Information Call Ms. Ryan for understanding and helpful service: (213)237-7242 or(2l3)237-724l,orour Toll-Free Number 1-800-328-4637, Ext. 77241 or 77242 Coal Anael SCttne DfCE TJTT T C Mortuary (310) 699-0921 Located at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier "''i'liAl: Jim diJEtmM

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