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May Our Departed Brothers And Sisters Rest In Peace. . .
They Will Be Missed By All!

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Departed California & Nevada Pilgrims

Pilgrim William Peterson of Garden Grove Lodge # 620 Passed on Saturday, July 6, 2019. The family had moved to Ft. Wayne, Indiana in January of this year. Pilgrim Bill’s birthday is on July 9th -  he would have been 90 years old then. He passed away on their 34th wedding anniversary. Memorial services are being planned now by the family. I will send out another notice with all of the service details for this event that will be held at the Buena Park lodge #1945. Please remember Pilgrim Bill and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Pilgrim Charley Bright passed on April 27th. PThere will be a Moose Memorial Service at the Torrance lodge #785 on June 22, 2019 at 1:00PM. The lodge address is: 1020 Sartori Avenue in Torrance and the phone number is: 1-310-328-2607 The lodge will be providing a light meal following the service.

Pilgrim Howard VrMeer of the recently closed Newark Lodge #539. Howard passed away on April 23, 2019 at his home in San Leandro. He received his pilgrim degree on 5/24/2008.BBrothers and co-workers below are the services for Howard Vr Meer. Dates have been confirmed for the visitation, military burial, and the celebration of life is now on May 19th 1-5pm.  Visitation (Viewing) Sunday, May 5, 2019 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chapel of the Chimes- Mission Chapel 32992 Mission Blvd. Hayward, CA 94544 510-400-4442 Military Burial Honors  Monday, May 6, 2019, 1:00 pm San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery 32053 McCabe Rd. Santa Nella, CA 95322 209-854-1040  Celebration of Life, 19 May 26, 2019 Hayward-Castro Valley Moose Lodge 20835 Rutledge Road Castro Valley, CA 94546

Pilgrim Earnie Runions of the Lemon Grove Lodge # 1713 passed away on March 8th.  Please remember Pilgrim Runions and his family at this difficult time.

Pilgrim Gail Marlatt passed on February 15, 2019. Gail was a member of Fresno lodge # 445 and received his pilgrim degree in May 1998. Please remember Gail and his family in your prayers at this difficult time for them. Memorial Service: The memorial service for Gail and Dee Marlatt is on April 6th at 12 noon for Dee and 1:00 PM for Gail. The Fresno lodge is located at  5025 E. Dakota Avenue in Fresno. Phone # 559-294-8268. 

Pilgrim Lawrence “Obie” Oblinger passed away on February 7, 2019. He was a member of Elkhorn Lodge # 2060 having transferred there from the Lemon Grove lodge #1713 on 12/31/16. We will advise everyone upon being updated on the families memorial plans for him. Please remember Pilgrim Oblinger and his family in your prayers.

This committee rep is the primary contact for you to report any pilgrim illness and more importantly, the passing of a pilgrim. We will then coordinate with the family and local lodge reps to handle any requested memorial services or other needs. Thanks in advance for your valued support in the future.
Contact info: Robert Sypnieski.
530 718-0857.

Names of Pilgrims that have departed will be added as received.
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Departed California & Nevada Fellows
The Year 2019

Fellow Ed Franke of Ebbetts Pass #1123 passed away on May 12, 2019
Fellow Dale Carlberg, Past Governor of Camarillo 2047 passed away on Tuesday, April 2nd 2019. 
 Fellow Abel Soares passed on Saturday January 5th 2019

The Year Of 2018
Fellow Dan Leary passed July 4th. He was a Fellow since 1999 and 3 time Governor Ebbetts Pass
Fellow George R. Webb, Sr. passed Apri 9
Fellow William McClure of Ebbetts Pass #1123, passed away suddenly Feb 16th
Fellow Ray Zanini ( The little winemaker) of Folsom 2009 and Fiddletown 1762 passed in March.
Fellow Fortunato "Frank" Rubino passed Feb 16

The Year Of 2017
Fellew Ed Davis of Yuba City Lodge passed
Fellow Wayne (Smitty) Smith of Yuba City and Olivehurst Lodges passed
Fellow Jim Shinar of Anderson Lodge passed

Fellow John Ehly of Red Bluff Lodge Passed


Names of Fellows that have departed will be added as received.
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Departed College of Regents & Star Recorders of California & Nevada


The Year Of

Carla Gilmour  passed away June 12, 2018. She was a member of  Camarillo Chapter 1957. She was a College of Regents and Star Recorder.

Sami Marshall, passed away on 31 March 2018 in Pahrump NV. She was a 67year member of the WOTM, Life Member, a Red Stole Collegiate and Star Recorder. Member of chapter 1141.

Ina Sperling, Camarillo Chapter 1957 passed away March 12, 2018. She was college of regents and star recorder.

Anna Frash, Oxnard Chapter 1464 passed away February 7, 2018. She was college of regents and star recorder.


Names of College and Star Recorders who passed away will be posted as received.
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