Obituaries

Barbara Fessler

February 6, 1940 - August 31, 2020

My dearest Sweetheart, You are my rock, my forever love and my best friend. Truly, it all seems like just yesterday to me: when I first saw you at the Van Nuys YMCA, I knew instantly that I wanted to ask you for a date. Me being me, it took me a while to ask you out, but when I […]

Robert Theobald

Robert Theobald passed away on September 5, 2020, with his family by his side. Born in Stockton, CA on December 14, 1946, Robert grew up in Marin County before finding his way to Southern California for high school and college. It was at Cal State Northridge (then called Valley State College) that his life would change forever. In 1965, he […]

Sunny Rehm

1922-2020

Sunny Rehm passed away peacefully on Sept. 6, 2020, in Carlsbad, Calif. A longtime resident of Westlake Village, she moved to Carlsbad six years ago to be closer to her daughter, René. Sunny was born on April 23, 1922, in Brooklyn, New York, to Russian immigrants who came from a long line of tailors and furriers. After witnessing the Triangle […]

William Robert Dinino

William Robert Dinino of Westlake Village, CA passed away on July 7, 2020 due to colon cancer. Born in Pennsylvania, Bill was an ‘army brat’ who grew up in Italy, Germany and the USA. He graduated from Cal State Fullerton, became a CPA, and worked with Unocal and Coopers & Lybrand before becoming the CFO of Malibu Grand Prix Corporation. […]

Ronald Martin David

It is with great sadness that the family of Ronald Martin David announces his passing. Born January 30, 1948 in Alliance, Ohio, Ron moved to Los Angeles where he attended Cleveland High School as a golf stand out, a burgeoning musician often being asked to record alongside radio personalities and a hardworking young box boy at Gleson’s family-owned grocery chain. […]

Janet Guhl Kirby

July 18, 1951 ­— July 31, 2020

On the morning of July 31, 2020 just after sunrise, Janet Guhl Kirby took her last breath where she lived in Malibu and recently celebrated her 69th birthday. By her bedside was her husband Bob, her son James by phone and her caregiver of the last 5 years Brenda. Janet was born on July 18, 1951 in a small hospital […]

Norman Eric Kjerland

Norman Eric Kjerland, 85, died Thursday, August 13, 2020 at the Victoria Care Center in Ventura, CA. He had been a resident of the Lexington Assisted Living community for the past 5 years. Eric was born in Cherokee, Iowa, but grew up in Ames, Iowa. He was the son of the late Reginald and Ruth Kjerland. He is survived by […]

Jacky Gunter

Jacky Lee Gunter, age 61, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday, August 3, 2020. He was born in Andrews, NC to RD and Betty (Mull) Gunter. He was a 1976 graduate of Norcross High School and while working full time, graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with an MBA. He was […]

SHERRY THOMAS BLAKA

March 10, 1971 - July 18, 2020

Sherry Thomas Blaka, a loving mother, caring sister, faithful friend and owner of Blush Boutique passed away July 18, 2020 in Agoura Hills, California leaving loved ones in complete sadness. Sherry leaves a legacy of soul touching relationships. Sherry grew up in Alta Loma, California with her parents Bob and Gina Thomas, brother Wes and two sisters Renee and Cynthia. […]

Betty Geneva McCahon

June 1923 – July 2020

Betty Geneva McCahon passed away on July 10, 2020. Betty was born on June 25, 1923 in Deadwood, South Dakota. She grew up in Axtell, Kansas and Lincoln, Nebraska. After graduating from The University of Nebraska with a major in Theatre Arts, Betty traveled to Virginia where she joined The Barter Players at The Barter Theatre. Here she acted on […]


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