Newspaper Obit Extractions, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties
Extracted by Anita Schmidt

Starting Jan 2004, updated Updated Feb 5 2005 for 2004 entries.

This file is part of the
California Tombstone Project

Newspaper abbreviations used in this data:

BL Burbank Leader
FL Foothill Leader
GNP Glendale News Press
LDN LA Daily News
LAT Los Angeles Times
PSN Pasadena Star News
TOS Thousand Oaks Star



Name Birth Place Age/Birth   Death Burial Obit Date
Rabelo, Alfonso H. Durango, Mexico 07/10/1946   01/23/2004 Santa Clara Cem., Oxnard, CA TOS 1/27,28,29/04
Rackauskas, Vlada Lived Camarillo, CA 89 years   01/26/2004 Thousand Oaks, CA (Aabbey) TOS 01/27/2004
Radford, William S. Lived Camarillo, CA 90 years   11/11/2004 Conejo Mt. Cem., Camarillo, CA TOS 11/21/04
Radwich, Kathleen Ann (Brogan) Lawrence, MA Unk   03/24/2004 Ivy Lawn Mem., Ventura, CA TOS 03/31/2001
Raffa, John Brooks Bethesda, MD 01/05/1935   01/20/2004 Died Corrales, NM TOS 02/01/2004
Raffetto, Joseph L. Oxnard, CA 01/27/1914   03/27/2004 Oxnard, CA (Reardon) TOS 03/31/2004
Ragbourn, George Unk Unk   Sept. 2000 Unk TOS 02/03/2004
Ragbourn, Kathleen Shaw Northumberland, Eng. 11/05/1923   01/31/2004 Lived Port Hueneme, CA TOS 2/3,4/2004
Raines, Julia Lived Oxnard, CA 82 years   02/04/2004 Oxnard, CA (Conrad-Carroll) TOS 02/06/2004
Ralph, Clara Hattie Lived Camarillo, CA 80 years   01/02/2004 Conejo Mt. Mem., Camarillo, CA TOS 01/07/2004
Ralston, Keith Gene Ventura, CA 08/21/1951   03/17/2004 Longmont, CO (Howe Mortuary) TOS 03/19/2004
Ramirez, Adelaida Rodriquez Ojo de Agua,Michoacan, Mex 12/17/1901   12/07/2004 Oxnard, CA (Camino del Sol) TOS 12/9/04
Ramirez, Angelina H.  Unk 10/02/1931   11/01/2004 Oxnard, CA (Camino del Sol)- TOS 11/7/04
Ramirez, Diego Carmelo Lived Oxnard, CA 26 years   12/10/2004 Swept to sea at Mugu Rock, CA TOS 12/11/04
Ramirez, Genaro Reyes Lived Oxnard, CA 80 years   02/13/2004 Oxnard, CA (Garcia) TOS 02/17/2004
Ramirez, Ramiro Lived Canyon Country, CA 50 years   01/06/2004 Auto accident in Palmdale, CA TOS 01/10/2004
Ramirez, Ruben Barajas Lived Fillmore, CA 74 years Unk   01/14/2004 Fillmore, CA (Skillin-Carroll) TOS 01/17/2004
Ramsaier, Richard William Kern County, CA 05/07/1943   12/05/2004 Meadville, AZ TOS 12/15/04
Ramsay, Norma Jean Lived Ventura, CA 71 years   12/02/2004 Oxnard, CA (Payton) TOS 12/8/04
Ramsey, Zelma May Creech Grand, OK 08/15/1913   02/20/2004 Lancaster, CA (Halley-Olsen-Murphy) TOS 02/24/2004
Ranck, James G. Lived Thousand Oaks, CA 58 years   01/15/2004 Valley Oaks Mem., Westlake Village, CA TOS 01/17/2004
Rand, Sidney Lived Santa Barbara, CA 94 years   01/07/2004 Ventura, CA (Ted Mayr) TOS 01/13/2004
Randolph, John New York City, NY 88 years   02/24/2004 Died Hollywood, CA TOS 02/28/2004
Rangel, Juan Angel Oxnard, CA 10/18/1963   12/04/2004 Hwy 126 acc.Santa Paula Cem., CA TOS 12/5,16/04
Ravenscroft, Nancy Sault S. Marie, MI 08/09/1928   02/09/2004 Palmdale, CA (Chapel of the Valley) TOS 02/12/2004
Rawlings, Christopher Lived Encino, CA 30 years   02/08/1999 Robbed and murdered by  TOS 01/29/2004
Rawlings, Christopher Lived Encino, CA 30 years   02/08/1999    Graham and Kirell Taylor/Boris Graham    
Rayle, LeRoy A. Long Beach, CA 01/02/1919   11/14/2004 Ivy Lawn Mem., Ventura, CA TOS 11/16,17,18/04
Raymond, Paula Ramona Wright San Francisco, CA 79 years   12/31/2003 Lived West Hollywood, CA TOS 01/12/2004
Real, Richard Harold Camarillo, CA 73 years   01/01/2004 Piru Cemetery, Piru, CA (Santa Paula-Skillin-Carroll) TOS 1/7,8/2007
Reaves, Glen Allen Lived Simi Valley, CA 56 years   03/08/2004 Simi Valley, CA (Reardon) TOS 03/16/2004
Reddan, August Milton Lived Newbury Park, CA 74 years   02/21/2004 Simi Valley, CA (Rose) TOS 02/27/2004
Reddin, Thomas (LA Police Chief) New York City, NY 88 years   12/04/2004 Los Angeles, CA TOS 12/7/04
Redfield, Marjorie Speidel Lived Mountain View, CA 79 years   03/07/2004 Oxnard, CA (Camino del Sol) TOS 03/19/2004
Reed, Edward J. Easton, PA 10/04/1949   01/14/2004 Riverside National Cemetery, CA TOS 01/17/2004
Reed, Irene Rowland Datto, AR 01/25/1907   12/25/2004 Ventura, CA (Charles-Carroll) TOS 12/30/04
Reed, Joseph R. Webber Falls, OK 04/15/1924   02/08/2004 Camarillo, CA (Pierce) TOS 2/10,11/2004
Reed, Wendy K. Lived Port Hueneme, CA 66 years   12/22/2004 Ventura, CA (Coast Cities) TOS 12/30/04
Reese, Janet Anne Fullerton, CA 08/11/1935   01/27/2004 Rose Hills Mem., Whittier, CA TOS 1/27,28,29/04
Reeves, George Vernon Long Beach, CA Unk   12/07/2004 Died Ventura, CA TOS 12/24/04
Reeves, Samuel, Jr. Died in Santa Paula, CA 15 years   Oct. 2003 Murdered by Michael Carrillo & Nathan Maloney TOS 03/18/2004
Regnaud, Jane K. Lived Newbury Park, CA 88 years   01/13/2004 Santa Paula, CA (Pierce) TOS 01/27/2004
Reich, Robert Mark Elkhart, IN 11/15/1918   01/22/2004 Lived Ventura, CA (Ashes at sea) TOS 02/28/2004
Reid, Audrey B. Lived Oak View, CA 90 years   01/11/2004 Conejo Mt. Mem., Camarillo, CA TOS 01/15/2004
Reigstad, Paul M. Minneapolis, MN 11/12/1921   11/30/2004 Died Bellingham, WA TOS 12/5/04
Reilly, John E. Spangler, PA 11/14/1926   11/12/2004 Died Dana Point, CA TOS 11/16/04
Rein, Richard Louis, Sr. Torrington, CT 04/21/1929   02/11/2004 Simi Valley, CA (Reardon) TOS 02/13/2004
Remensperger, William San Francisco, CA 02/03/1932   11/04/2004 Died Santa Paula, CA TOS 11/14/04
Renteria, Aurora Lived Oxnard, CA 71 years   Sept. 2003 Driffill School in Oxnard TOS 03/21/2004
Renteria, David Anthony Oxnard, CA 03/22/1956   11/23/2004 Santa Clara Catholic Cem., Oxnard, CA TOS 11/29,30/04
Repicky, Mary Pius (Sister) Lorain, OH 01/20/1909   11/20/2004 Assumption Cem., Simi Valley, CA TOS 11/23/04
Revelez, Wilma Noemi San Pedro, CA 05/21/1928   02/13/2004 Oxnard, CA (Garcia) TOS 2/17,18/2004
Rey, Alvino (born Alvin McBurney) Oakland, CA 07/01/1908   02/24/2004 Died Salt Lake City, UT TOS 02/28/2004
Reyes, Alejandro Leal Lived Oxnard, CA 34 years   12/14/2004 Oxnard, CA (Camino del Sol) TOS 12/22/04
Reyes, Anna Maria Lived Fillmore, CA 40 years   02/12/2004 Santa Paula, CA (Skillin-Carroll) TOS 02/17/2004
Reyes, Eva Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico 04/20/1932   02/21/2004 Santa Paula, CA (Skillin-Carroll) TOS 2/25,26,27/04
Reyes, Julia Philippines 07/16/1919   02/24/2004 Santa Clara Cem., Oxnard, CA TOS 02/27/2004
Reynolds, Mark Jeffrey Lived Foothill Ranch, CA 35 years   01/08/2004 Killed by mt. lion Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park TOS 01/10/2004
Rhodes, Larry Fort Wayne, IN 06/24/1949   12/29/2003 Camarillo, CA (Pierce) TOS 01/01/2004
Richards, Robert Joseph Philadelphia, PA 11/22/1910   12/30/2003 Valley Oaks Mem., Westlake Village, CA TOS 1/7,16/2004
Richardson, Clyde Everett Viola, AR 10/27/1918   01/10/2004 Valley Oaks Mem., Westlake Village, CA TOS 1/13,14/2004
Richardson, Ronald C. Lived Thousand Oaks, CA 75 years   11/25/2004 Valley Oaks Mem., Westlake Village, CA TOS 11/30/04
Riches, Brad (Deputy sheriff) Lived Santa Ana, CA 05/25/1965   06/11/1999 Killed by Mike Steskal, 44, of Lake Forest TOS 02/07/2004
Richey, Kenneth Allen Ventura, CA 04/06/1965   12/09/2004 Oxnard, CA (Reardon) TOS 12/15/04
Riebe, Robert C. Unk Unk   01/14/2004 Died in Thousand Oaks, CA TOS 1/21,22/2004
Riekki, Roy Steen, Saskatchewan, Canada 02/06/1921   12/17/2004 Ivy Lawn Mem., Ventura, CA TOS 12/19,22/04
Rifkin, Michael K. Bernard Lived Santa Paula, CA 44 years   12/05/2004 Santa Paula, CA (Skillin-Carroll) TOS 12/29/04
Rigg, John B. Omaha, NE 77 years   12/31/2003 Camarillo, CA (Pierce) - Cremation TOS 01/11/2004
Riley, Donald G. Died Anaheim, CA Unk   Dec. 1991 Murdered by Cary Singletary TOS 01/15/2004
Riley, Ronald   41 years   03/19/2004 Auto Accident on Highway 33 TOS 03/21/2004
Riley, Thomas Eugene Santa Paula, CA 06/09/1930   01/01/2004 Roseville, CA TOS 01/08/2004
Rios, Paulino M. Lived Moorpark, CA 06/22/1934   03/15/2004 Simi Valley, CA (Reardon) TOS 03/18/2004
Rithner, Frances Hussey Los Angeles, CA 05/02/1932   12/29/2004 Died in Ventura, CA TOS 12/30/04
Roa, Manuel 'Menito' Oxnard, CA 01/11/1966   02/12/2004 Died Ventura County Jail (hung himself) TOS 02/14/2004
Roa, Manuel 'Menito'         Ivy Lawn Mem., Ventura, CA TOS 02/15/2004
Roarty, Barbara Hertha (Kamptner) Omaha, NE 88 years   01/31/2004 Oxnard, CA TOS 2/4,5/2004
Robbie, Viva M. Hettinger, ND 10/08/1917   03/11/2004 Eternal Valley Mem., Santa Clarita, CA TOS 03/16/2004
Robbins, Larry Keith Pauls Valley, OK 03/15/1956   12/30/2003 Died Roseburg, OR TOS 1/4,5/2004
Robbins, Robert Michael Lived Whittier, CA 35 years   01/31/2004 Killed by Inglewood Police TOS 02/03/2004
Roberson, Joychan Lived Lancaster, CA 50 years   12/11/2004 Died Lancaster, CA TOS 12/22/04
Roberts, Anna M. Lived Camarillo, CA 91 years   12/14/2004 Thousand Oaks, CA (Aabbey) TOS 12/18,22/04
Roberts, Anne M. West Springfield, MA 11/13/1910   01/23/2004 Conejo Mt. Mem., Camarillo, CA TOS 01/25/2004
Roberts, Carmel Monica Bonnaud Opodepe, Sonora, Mexico 04/09/1916   01/04/2004 Santa Clara Cem., Oxnard, CA TOS 1/31;2/1/04
Robertson, Francis Allen St. Louis, MO 05/27/1914   01/11/2004 Ivy Lawn Mem., Ventura, CA TOS 01/15/2004
Robinson, Edye Lived Ventura, CA Unk   2002 Farmington, UT (Ventura, CA Charles-Carroll) TOS 02/22/2004
Robinson, Geoffrey Ellis Lived Van Nuys, CA 80 years   07/5/2004  Oxnard (Guardian) TOS 7/15/04
Robinson, Harold Thatcher Lived Ventura, CA 07/14/1912   02/15/2004 Farmington, UT (Ventura, CA Charles-Carroll) TOS 2/18,22/2004
Robinson, Russell Chaignon. Sr. Detroit, MI 02/14/1957   11/26/2004 Valley Oaks Mem., Westlake Village, CA TOS 12/1,2/04
Robinson, Suzue Lived Oxnard, CA 69 years   11/07/2004 Ventura, CA (Coast Cities) TOS 11/10/04
Robinson, Vernon N. Elizabethion, TN 07/24/1916   12/24/2004 Simi Valley, CA (Rose) TOS 12/28/04;1/24/05
Robles, Jessica Monique Ventura, CA 08/17/1985   11/05/2004 Santa Paula Cem., CA - Auto acc. TOS 11/7,9/04
Robles, Selsa Lived Fillmore, CA 91 years   11/11/2004 Fillmore, CA (Skillin-Carroll) TOS 11/16/04
Rockvam, Albert, Jr. Tyler, MN 01/20/1923   02/10/2004 Ventura, CA (Charles-Carroll) TOS 2/12,13/2004
Rodine, Wallace L. Lived Temecula, CA 84 years   01/10/2004 Conejo Mt. Mem., Camarillo, CA TOS 01/15/2004
Rodriguez, Eluteria 'Lucy' La Verne, CA 04/18/1921   02/06/2004 Santa Paula Cemetery, CA (Pierce) TOS 02/10/2004
Rodriguez, Joaquin Lived Oxnard, CA 68 years   11/10/2004 Oxnard, CA (Garcia) TOS 11/13/04
Rodriguez, Ramon Perez Lived Simi Valley, CA 73 years   03/13/2004 Simi Valley, CA (Reardon) TOS 03/17/2004
Rodriguez, Richard Ortega Saticoy, Ca 08/04/1950   11/24/2004 Oxnard, CA (Camino del Sol)- TOS 11/30;12/1/04
Rodriquez, Federico Benitez Zacatecas Mexico 08/23/1923   12/15/2004 Santa Clara Catholic Cem., Oxnard, CA TOS 12/19,22/04
Roehl, Esther Remillard Los Angeles, CA 02/22/1921   01/31/2004 Conejo Mt. Mem., Camarillo, CA TOS 02/03/2004
Roldan, Laurta D. Lived Oxnard, CA 87 years   11/25/2004 Ventura, CA (Coast Cities) TOS 12/1/04
Rolens, Mildred Marie (Sorensen) Selma, CA 01/05/1920   11/12/2004 Ventura, CA (Ted Mayr) TOS 11/16,18/04
Roman, Anthony Robert Lived Oxnard, CA 26 years   05/10/2001 Car crash - Carl Erickson driver TOS 12/10/04;1/15/05
Romero, Angel Oxnard, CA Infant   01/09/2004 Oxnard, CA (Camino del Sol) TOS 01/15/2004
Romero, Bruna Santa Paula, CA 10/06/1928   01/02/2004 Santa Paula Cemetery, CA TOS 1/3,7/2004
Romero, Imelda 'Kimba' Salinas, CA 12/22/1968   01/10/2004 Ventura, CA (Ted Mayr) TOS 1/14,28,29/04
Romero, Julian Jalisco, Mexico 01/28/1922   11/29/2004 Santa Clara Catholic Cem., Oxnard, CA TOS 12/1/04
Romero, Julian Ortiz Lived Oxnard, CA 72 years   11/27/2004 Oxnard, CA (Garcia) TOS 12/1/04
Romero, Louise B. Santa Ana, CA 01/30/1929   12/01/2004 Oxnard, CA (Reardon) TOS 12/3/04;1/3,19/05
Romero, Maria Lived Fillmore, CA 58 years   02/03/2004 Fillmore, CA (Skillin-Carroll) TOS 02/06/2004
Ronk, Henry W. Arcadia, CA 12/22/1926   03/01/2004 Mem. Gardens, United Methodist Church, Ojai TOS 3/13,17/2004
Root, Nadine Lived Ojai, CA 90 years   02/22/2004 Ojai, CA (Clausen) TOS 02/24/2004
Rosa, Florence Merced, CA 04/22/1915   02/11/2004 Ivy Lawn Mem., Ventura, CA TOS 02/15/2004
Rose, Glenna Port Hueneme, CA 71 years   12/23/2004 Oxnard, CA (Conrad-Carroll) TOS 12/30/04
Rosenbalm, Elisabeth Burbank, CA 07/31/1913   12/14/2004 Casper, WY TOS 12/18,30/04
Rosenbalm, George Unk 08/27/1909   Oct. 1970 Casper, WY TOS 12/30/04 SSDI
Rosiles, Ignacio M. Lived Port Hueneme, CA 60 years   10/30/2004 Oxnard, CA (Camino del Sol) TOS 11/5,6/04
Ross, Mearl Dean Pandora, OH 04/21/1931   03/12/2004 Satellite Beach, FL (McPherson Cem., Clyde, OH) TOS 03/19/2004
Roth, John New Haven, CT 08/21/1921   01/01/2004 Ivy Lawn Mem., Ventura, CA TOS 1/4,7/2004
Roug, Agnes Lien Grand Forks, ND 04/30/1912   02/15/2004 Simi Valley, CA (Reardon) TOS 2/18,27,28/04
Rouge, Leon John de Penne Los Angeles, CA 05/08/1915   12/30/2003 Camarillo, CA (Pierce) TOS 01/01/2004
Rowlett, Sharon Kaye Indiana 08/08/1939   01/11/2004 Lived Ventura, CA TOS 01/15/2004
Royo, Daniel Ramon Buenos Aires, Argentina 04/04/1961   12/06/2004 Conejo Mt. Cem., Camarillo, CA TOS 12/9/04
Rubin, Theodore, Dr. Mount Plesant, PA 79 years   01/04/2004 Ventura, CA (Ted Mayr) TOS 1/6,7/2004
Rueger, Donald Lived Simi Valley, CA 76 years   12/04/2004 Simi Valley, CA (Rose) TOS 12/9,14/04
Ruiz, Julia Castor Santa Paula, CA 06/19/1922   11/27/2004 Santa Paula Cemetery, CA TOS 12/9/04
Ruiz, Rogelio G. Lived Oxnard, CA 90 years   01/20/2004 Oxnard, CA (Garcia) TOS 01/29/2004
Rung, Kathryn Colvin Lived Nashville, TN Unk   12/01/2004 Dickson Union Cem., Tennessee TOS 12/4/04
Ruotsala, Harry David Hancock Twp., MI 67 years   02/15/2004 Valley Oaks Mem., Westlake Village, CA TOS 02/18/2004
Rush, Helen Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada 04/07/1913   03/12/2004 Ventura, CA (Ted Mayr) TOS 03/17/2004
Russell, Elizabeth (Bloeser) Los Angeles, CA 05/16/1910   02/21/2004 Anacortes, WA (Evans Funeral Chapel) TOS 02/25/2004
Ryan, Kazue 'Mary' Lived Oxnard, CA 75 years   03/21/2004 Oxnard, CA (Charles-Carroll) TOS 03/24/2004


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