Los Angeles Times, January 25, 1935:

MRS. JENNIE E. SELBY

Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie E. Selby, 96 years of age, will be conducted today at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Ivy Overholtzer. Rev. Dean Beal of St. Paul's Cathedral will officiate. Interment will be in Inglewood Park Cemetery. Mrs. Selby, retired school-teacher, was born in Mill Creek, W. Va. She came here in 1902 and lived with her son, Albert C. Selby, 3846 South Cramercy Place.


Los Angeles Times, April 12, 1939:

Miss Alice A. Shepardson

Requiem mass for Miss Alice A. Shepardson, 64, retired school teacher, will be celebrated today at 9 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church under the direction of Pierce Brothers. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.


Los Angeles Times, August 8, 1938:

Teacher's Funeral Services to Be Today

Funeral services for Miss Edith Emerson Spencer, English teacher at Lafayette Junior High School, who died Saturday at her home at 532 North Ardmore avenue, will be conducted at 3 p.m. today in the Little Church of the Flowers at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Cremation will follow.
Miss Spencer was a graduate of Stanford University and the daughter of the late Maj. James H. Spencer of the United States Army.


Los Angeles Times, Jun 20, 1936:

MISS MABEL M. SPINNER

   The last rites for Miss Mabel M. Spinner, teacher of mathematics in the John Adams Junior High School since 1919, will be conducted at 2 p.m. today from the W. A. Brown mortuary. Burial will be in Inglewood Park Cemetery. Miss Spinner, whose residence was at 1754 West Forty-eighth street, died Wednesday from a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 57 years. She was born in Nevada. She leaves two sisters.


Los Angeles Times, Feb 1, 1938:

Veteran San Diego Law Teacher Dies

   SAN DIEGO, Jan 30. - Ending his years of teaching law to thousands of San Diego State College and high school students, Will Jackson Stanton, 70 years of age, died tonight here.
   Since 1912 Stanton had been on the local high school staff and since 1921 he has been assistant professor in the college law department. Educators, teachers and students said he had won a place in their affections for his tolerance and teachings.
   He leaves his widow, Lou A. Stanton, and a daughter, Mrs. William F. Copeland, both of whom reside here. Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow.


Los Angeles Times, July 12, 1948:

John A. Stone

John A. Stone, 64, of 1185 Victoria Ave., building trades instructor with the Los Angeles City Schools for 27 years, died Saturday. He was born in London, coming here 35 years ago. He leaves his widow, Mildred, and two children, Mrs. Henry S. Slape of Riverside and John F. Stone of Los Angeles. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Edward Bros. Colonial Mortuary.


Los Angeles Times, Oct 23, 1928:

BOY SCOUT HERO DIES SUDDENLY -
Youth Cited for Bravery in Saving Grandmother's Life in Fire

   PASADENA, Oct. 21. - Crawford Anderson Strunk, Boy Scout, who was cited for bravery for saving his grandmother's life two years ago, died suddenly las night at his home, 1762 Davis street, forty-eight hours after he was stricken with what physicians believe was an unusually malignant form of meningitis. Funeral services for the boy were conducted today. Rev. McElroy Simmons officiated.
   Strunk was 18 years of age and a senior at the John Muir Technical High School. He was a member of the Pasadena lodge of Antlers and a member of Troop No. 3, Boy Scouts of the Central Christian Church. His knowledge of first aid and his obligations imparted by Boy Scout training stood him in good stead two years ago when his grandmother's clothing was ignited by a gas stove. Risking his own life, he tor off the flaming garments and applied first-aid measures which physicians stated saved the aged woman from a painful death.
   Mr. and Mrs. Birney L. Strunk, the parents, declared today that he appeared to be in perfect health until he collapsed and became unconscious Friday night. Strunk's death is said to be the fourth to result from the same malignant disease here within the last month.


Los Angeles Times, Jan 4, 1929:

Rites Arranged for Miss Thayer

   Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Pierce Brothers' chapel, 720 West Washington Boulevard, for Miss Violet M. Thayer, who died Monday at Hollywood Hospital after a two weeks' illness. Miss Thayer resided at 2707 Brighton avenue.
  Two weeks ago Miss Thayer, who was a high-school director of music, was stricken with influenza, which developed into pneumonia. She was a graduate of Los Angeles High School and was born in this city.
   About eight years ago Miss Thayer's mother, father and sister all died within a year. She leaves no immediate relatives. Interment will be in Inglewood Cemetery.


Los Angeles Times, March 10, 1941:

Robert Thistlewhite

   Masonic services for Robert Thistlewhite, 63, Los Angeles schoolteacher who died Saturday in the Queen of Angels Hospital, will be conducted tomorrow at 4 p.m. at the Edwards Bros. Colonial Chapel, 1000 Venice Blvd. Private interment will be in Inglewood Park Cemetery. Mr. Thistlewhite, born in England, lived at 6216 1/2 Orange St. and taught electricity at the Jefferson High School 21 years. Besides his widow, Mrs. Emma J. Thistlewhite, he leaves four children, Mrs. Gladys Young, Mrs. Alexander robertson and Walter and robert J. Thistlewhite Jr., all of Los Angeles.


Los Angeles Times, November 20, 1936

Winifred Trosper

   Funeral services for Winifred Trosper, 15-year-old daughter of Capt. Fred T. Trosper, acting police captain at Hollywood station, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. today from the Wee Kirk o’ the Heather, with burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
   She leaves her parents and a sister, Vernette Trosper, at 500 North Formosa avenue, Hollywood.


Los Angeles Times, January 3, 1951:

Mrs. Viva Wagner

  Funeral services for Mrs. Viva Wagner, 81, former teacher, will be conducted tomorrow at 3 p.m. in Pierce Bros. Hollywood Chapel, with interment in Valhalla Memorial Park. A native of Black Hawk, Colo., she lived at 6318 Riverton Ave., North Hollywood, and died on Sunday. She leaves two sisters, Mrs. Ida M. Feehan and Mrs. Dorothy Olds.


Los Angeles Times, July 13, 1939:

Mrs. Bertha M. Hurtt York

  Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha M. Hurtt York, pioneer schoolteacher of Los Angeles who died Tuesday at the home of her niece, Mrs. Margaret E. Woodruff, Pomona, will be conducted at 10 a.m. today at Todd and Reeves chapel, Pomona. Rev. William Wells of the Christian Church at Reseda will officiate. Interment will be at the Pomona Cemetery.
  Mrs. York, who was 70, had taught in grammar schools of Cucumonga and Chino and later, for more than 25 years, in Los Angeles grammar schools, mostly at Fremont and Rosemont schools. She retired in 1936. Mrs. York leaves two sisters, Mrs. Eva Montgomery and Mrs. Anna Webb of Pomona.


Los Angeles Times, December 21, 1949:

Mrs. Mamie Wilson

  Funeral services for Mrs. Mamie Wilson, 71, a teacher in the Los Angeles public schools for 45 years until her retirement in 1944, will be conducted by Pierce Bros. Hollywood Mortuary today at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of the Chimes, followed by entombment in Inglewood Mausoleum. A native of Michigan, she came here in 1903 and lived at 137 S Westlake Ave. She died Monday, leaving a nephew, Jack Bear.


Los Angeles Times, August 13, 1948:

Miss Mary V. Wachter

  Funeral services for Miss Mary V. Wachter, 52, of 2254 Kelton Ave., teacher in the Pasadena public schools, who died in Physicians and Surgeions Hospital Monday, will be conducted at 10 a.m. today in the Little Church of the Flowers with Forest Lawn Mortuary in charge. She leaves a brother, David, and a sister, Mrs. Eunice Rowland.


Los Angeles Times, January 4, 1939:

Van Nuys Teacher to Be Buried Today

  VAN Nuys, Jan. 3. - Funeral services for Miss Alice Wernlund, 50, director of music at the high school here for 15 years, will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Little Church of the Flowers, Glendale, followed by interment in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
  Miss Wernlund succumbed Sunday following a long illness at her Los Angeles home.


Los Angeles Times, December 18, 1895:

Funeral of Mrs. Shults.

  Funeral services over the remains of Mrs. J. H. Shults were held at 1:30 o'clock this afternoon, at the family residence on Orange Grove avenue. They were conducted by Rev. D. D. Hill, assisted by Rev. Mr. Lathe. As the funeral was private, only the relatives and a few intimate friends - the latter including Principal Pierce and several of the teachers of the Normal School - were present. Rev. Mr. Hill, who as pastor of the First Congregational Church in this city had known the deceased well, spoke at some length of her character, saying he had rarely, if ever, known a person of such wonderful qualities of mind, such executive ability, such faculty for teaching, and withal such Christian resignation and such willingness to sacrifice herself for others. The body was incinerated.


Los Angeles Times, October 8, 1934:

EMMA H. WILSON

  Funeral services for Miss Emma H. Wilson, 55 years of age, of 449 North Serrano street, were conducted yesterday at Pierce Brothers mortuary, 720 West Washington street. Miss Wilson, who was born at Auburn, Cal., had been a school teacher in Los Angeles for thirty years. She leaves a sister, Mrs. Effie F. W. Davis. Interment will be at Auburn.


Los Angeles Times, November 20, 1934:

NADINE M. STEININGER

  Final rites for Nadine M. Steininger, pioneer Los Angeles schoolteacher, who died Sunday at her home, 2821 Manitou street, will be conducted at 3:30 p.m., tomorrow from Asbury Methodist Church, 2446 Workman street. Miss Steininger was the first history teacher at Fairfax High School. She was graduated from Stanford University and was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She leaves her mother, Mrs. Anna Steininger.


Los Angeles Times, Jun 23, 1936:

MRS. CARRIE L. YERGE

   Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie L. Yerge, wife of Charles E. Yerge, for many years a teacher at Jefferson High School, were conducted yesterday at Pierce Brothers mortuary. Interment followed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Mrs. Yerge, 77 years of age, and a native of Lockport, N. Y., had been a resident of Los Angeles since 1903. She died Saturday at her home, 5163 Loleta avenue. She leaves, besides her husband, a son and a daughter.


Los Angeles Times, May 1, 1945:

Bomber Pilot Killed in Crash on Way Home

   Safely completing 58 combat missions as a pilot of a 14th Air Force B-25 bomber in the Far East, 1st Lt. Marshall Young, 23, of 1081 N. Oxford Ave., died in the crash of an Army transport plane en route home March 4, according to details received yesterday in a letter from Maj. Gen. Claire Chennault to Lt. Young's mother, Mrs. Florence Frank. He was a graduate of Hollywood High School and Past President of DeMolay.