Magner-Maloney
Funeral Home and Crematory
Phone: (805) 925-2753
Fax:     (805) 922-4930
600 E. Stowell Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93454
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Magner-Maloney
Funeral Home and Crematory

Phone: (805) 925-2753
Fax:     (805) 922-4930

600 East Stowell Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

 

ALFONSO NAVARETTE 

COLLETTE CANNING 

DAVID M. BONNER 

EDNA DUPERON MASPERO 

NINA LEE UNDERWOOD 

MARCO A. GARCIA 

YOSHIKO MIYAZATO 

JUNE Z. BUCK 

SUZU PLOUTZ 

BRUNHILDE STADNICK 

ISABEL MARIE MACHADO 

SANDY KNOTTS 

OLIVE M. BAGDASARIAN 

TERRY L. SYLVESTER 

LOIS L. LAUER 

LOIS FISHEL 

JOSE D. PAZ 

BONNIE ROYSTER

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 ALFONSO NAVARETTE
1936 - 2017 

Alfonso Navarette, 80, of Santa Maria, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017.

Arrangements are pending.

 

MARCO A. GARCIA
1951 - 2017  

Marco A. Garcia, 66, of Santa Maria, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Private cremation was requested.

 

 

 COLLETTE CANNING
1953 - 2017 

Collette Canning, 64, of Santa Maria, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017.

Arrangements are pending.

 

MARCO A. GARCIA
1951 - 2017  

Marco A. Garcia, 66, of Santa Maria, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Private cremation was requested.

 

 

 DAVID M. BONNER
1950 - 2017 

David M Bonner, of Santa Maria, passed away August 14, 2017 at the age of 66. David was born to parents Richard and Thelma Bonner on November 13, 1950 in Joplin, MO. He grew up as the youngest of 3 and attended Haysville Campus High School. In 1969, he married his high school sweetheart, Patti (Fischer) Bonner. He served in the US Army after being drafted during the Vietnam War. After his time in the Army, Dave received his MBA and began his career with Boeing. In 2005, Boeing took Dave and Patti to Santa Maria, CA. Dave then retired in Santa Maria, CA after 38 years with Boeing. Dave was a great family man and a loving father. He and Patti had two children together. All of Dave’s life he was a classic car enthusiast. You would often find him under the hood of a car somewhere. Dave also loved big dogs. He had owned two Great Danes, and they were part of the family. During his time in California, Dave enjoyed visiting the beach and picked up playing the guitar.

Dave is survived by his wife, Patti, of Santa Maria, CA; daughter, Ali Baker and her husband, Seth, of Jenks, OK; daughter, Breeann Bonner, of Red Bluff, CA; five grandchildren, Drew Baker, Lane Baker, Kya Baker, Kiersten Bonner and Jade Gonzales; sister, Jayne Johnson and husband, David, of Grove, OK. He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Thelma Bonner and his brother, Richard Greg Bonner.

At Dave's request, no services will be held. The family is grateful for the condolences; but in leu of flowers, please send a donation by check to Dave and Patti’s church. First Christian Church Santa Maria, 1550 S College Dr. Santa Maria, CA 93454.

 

MARCO A. GARCIA
1951 - 2017  

Marco A. Garcia, 66, of Santa Maria, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Private cremation was requested.

 

 

 EDNA DUPERON MASPERO
1914 - 2017

  

Edna D. Maspero, 102 of Santa Maria, CA passed away August 13, 2017.

Edna was born on the False River in a town called New Roads in Pointe Coupee Parish in Louisiana on August 22, 1914 to Francois and Estelle Duperon. She was the fifth of eleven children. At the age of 14, Edna and her family moved to New Orleans, Louisiana. Edna grew up during World War I and survived the Great Depression. She and her sisters helped their mother Estelle, a seamstress with sewing and quilting.

Edna was the first of her sisters to graduate high school. She was united in marriage to Louis Maspero, Jr., and had three children Louis, Calvin and Sylvia. She taught typing to servicemen. She was also an insurance agent and secretary for Keystone Life Insurance Company. She retired at the age of 72 from Kreeger’s Department Store.

While living in New Orleans, Edna and her sisters attended Corpus Christi Church regularly. She belonged to Pokeno and Pitty Pat Card Clubs. She was known for her delicious banana cakes.

Edna has been a resident of Hillview after relocating to Santa Maria after Hurricane Katrina. She was happy to be closer to her daughter Sylvia. She also enjoyed visiting with her friends she made in Santa Maria.

Edna was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Maspero, Jr.; sons Louis A. R. Maspero and Calvin Peter Maspero; and grand-daughter Lita Maspero. She is survived by her daughter Sylvia Gillard; sister Mayola Boisdore of New Orleans; daughter-in-law Patricia Maspero, Los Angeles, CA; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren.

The public viewing will be Friday, August 18, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Magner-Maloney Funeral Home in Santa Maria, CA followed by Mass of Chritian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Louis deMontfort Church with burial to follow in the original section of the Santa Maria Cemetery.

 

MARCO A. GARCIA
1951 - 2017  

Marco A. Garcia, 66, of Santa Maria, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Private cremation was requested.

 

 

 NINA LEE UNDERWOOD
1931 - 2017

  

Nina Lee Underwood, age 86 peacefully passed away August 8th 2017. She was Born March 21st, 1931 in Taegu, S. Korea and came to the United States in 1954 aboard the S.S. United States with her husband Jack O’Neal a member of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company. While being stationed in various parts of the US, they eventually settled in California. She re-married on June 30th 1967 to Alvin Underwood and remained with Alvin till he passed away on May 7th, 2007. Nina was a die-hard Bingo player and spent many hours at the different Bingo establishments in town and at Chumash, but could always be seen on Tuesday Bingo at the Santa Maria Elks 1538 where she would have a table to herself to handle all the games she would play at the same time! She remained in her home till March 2017 when she fell and subsequently moved on her 86th birthday to Ave’s Board & Care. The caring ladies of Linda Ave, Emilia, Trinidad and Maxima gave her a wonderful end of life experience. You could show up and she would be singing along with the Ladies! They made her feel at home and cared for and I’m sure they will miss Nina helping them fold clothes!

Nina is survived by her son Jack and his wife Karen, Daughters Rose Villanueva, Patty Acosta and 7 Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her youngest son Patrick in 1981 and in 2016 by her son Robert.

We would also like to give a Heartfelt Thank-You to the wonderful folks at Dignity Hospice for the overwhelming support and care that they gave to Nina from the time she left the hospital and during her time at Ave’s.

Per Nina’s request there will be no service. 

 

MARCO A. GARCIA
1951 - 2017  

Marco A. Garcia, 66, of Santa Maria, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Private cremation was requested.

 

 

YOSHIKO MIYAZATO
1930 - 2017  

Yoshiko Miyazato, 87, of Santa Maria, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017.

Private cremation was requested.

 

 

JUNE Z. BUCK
1927 - 2017  

June Z. Buck, 90, of Santa Maria, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017.

Private burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery in Sanford, Maine.

 

 

SUZU PLOUTZ
1923 - 2017  

Suzu Ploutz, 93, of Santa Maria, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

Private cremation was requested.

 

 

BRUNHILDE STADNICK
1940 - 2017  

Brunhilde was born in Neiterson Germany to Erich and Paul Haehn. She graduated from Nursing School and was a Kinder Kraken Schwester (Pediatric Nurse). She met Mike in Trier Germany and they were married on 22 December 1964 at the 4th Century Church established by Emperor Constantine of Rome. When asked about her accent, “where were you from: she replied “From TEXAS”. In Wiesbaden Germany, she worked as a Nurse in a German Children’s home. Bruni attended Hancock College and got LVN license and worked 30 year work at Marian Medical Center, mainly on the OB 3rd Floor. While working in the Cancer clinic, she came home one day and told Mike: “Patients are coming in dying and saying they were waiting for retirement to travel and now they were dying. They decided to start now and travel and do the things that they wanted; their MOTTO “WE ARE NOT GOING TO BE A “WE COULD OF - WE SHOULD HAVE COUPLE”: they traveled extensively, enjoying all opportunities available. Bruni’s favorite places were Yosemite Valley and Vienna Austria, She saw Swan Lake Ballet at the New York Metropolitan Opera. She saw the PASSION OF CHRIST “Passion Spiel” in Oberammergau Germany in 1970 and in 2010 (presented only every 10 years).

One of Bruni’s last discussion when she because ill was “I have No Regrets” I have lived a long life, seen the world and enjoyed the company of family and Friend.

SHE HAD A HEART OF GOLD”, she was one of the most caring people, friendships were important and assisting others was her forte, although she discussed her own problems. She had a way with all people, no matter their position, being it a physician, hospital administrator, nurse, the hospital workers, she cared for them.

Bruni had an impact on many PEOPLE, she introduce her friends to the wonders and beauty of the Central Coast; the elephant seals, the mini horses in Solvang, the Different Nature places and hikes. She helped establish the CRS Club for retired nurses.

I have lost my best friend (64 years), but I wanted to share this day with you ‘HER FRIENDS”. A gathering will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the family home, 1642 Coral Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93454; followed by a Celebration of Life at Noon, also at the family home. Please bring your favorite dish.

I know God will have a place in Heaven for such an outstanding person.

 

 

ISABEL MARIE MACHADO
1923 - 2017 

 

Isabel Marie Machado of Santa Maria passed away July 18, 2017 at Santa Maria Care Center. Born on October 29, 1923 in Santa Maria, California to parents Joseph and Constance Silva. She spent her 93 years in the Santa Maria Valley.

She met her husband Frank Machado Sr. at LeRoy Park in Guadalupe while attending a Portuguese Celebration. They were married November 6, 1943 and spent 58 years together until his death on January 15, 2002.

Isabel loved hosting weekend Barbeques. The BBQ pit would be set in front of the old garage and folding lawn chairs would come out. Home was a small 250 acre ranch north of Santa Maria on Bull Canyon Road. Neighbors and friends would drive by and honk and Isabel would respond with a smile and a big wave.

Isabel loved to cook and can. She was known for her bread and butter pickles and a variety of jams. She also worked along side of her husband and kids in the fields when labor was short. Isabel was not afraid of hard work. If she wasn’t in the field she was bringing food and drinks on hot days for the field workers.

Isabel is survived by her son Frank Machado Jr. (Barbara), her daughters Mary Jane Fournier and Teresa Reyburn. Grandchildren Debbie Duguran (Pete), John Machado (Sabrina), Jennifer Dalise, Jeannette Roemling (Rob), Stevie Reyburn and Courtney Reyburn. She also has 12 great grandchildren. Taylor and Hayley Duguran, Chance, Cutter, Makenna and Cash Machado, Travis and Kaitlyn Stewart, Hannah Dalise and Robbie, Alexandra and Ryan Roemling. She is also survived by her sister Hilda De Medeiros and sister in law Daisy Silva and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Machado Sr., brother Manuel Silva, sisters Connie Machado and Alice Pearson and great grandson Cinch Machado.

Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in the Chapel of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Louis deMontfort Church at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Interment will follow in the original section of the Santa Maria Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any local Alzheimer’s or American Heart Association organization.

 

 

SANDY KNOTTS
1938 - 2017  

Santa Maria Born, Raised and Lived Life to the Fullest

Sandra Lee (Simas) Knotts passed away at 78 years young on July 18th in her home, surrounded by loved ones. Sandy was born on August 26, 1938 to Vernon and Dorothy Simas. She was the oldest of four children. She attended Orcutt Grammar School and graduated from Santa Maria High School in 1956. Sandy worked at Simas Smart Shoes and Bank of America before marrying the love of her life, Fred. Sandy and Fred were married December 14, 1964 and together they raised five children. Sandy and Fred spent many nights out on the town, not only making friends, but making memories. Sandy was instantly loved by everyone she met. She loved shopping, telling stories, being with family and friends, and her quick trips to McDonald’s for her Diet Coke and chocolate chip cookies. She was a doting wife, mother, and grandmother.

Sandy is survived by her children: Mike and his wife, Kara, of Santa Maria; Pat and his wife, Bonnie, of Evergreen, CO; Shari and her husband, Jerry, of Denver, CO; Dana and her husband, Jeffrey, of Santa Maria. She is also survived by her brothers: Tim and his wife, Christy, and Scott and his wife, Mary. Sandy was also blessed with 21 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, whom she loved more than anything.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred; her son, Joie; her parents, Vern and Dorothy; her sister, Patty; along with numerous loved ones and life-long friends.

A viewing will take place at Magner-Maloney Funeral Home, Thursday, July 20 at 5 PM. Recitation of the Rosary will follow at 6 PM. A funeral mass will take place at Saint Joseph's Parish at 10 AM on Friday, July 21.

In lieu of flowers, Sandy and her family would be thrilled that you consider donations to Marian Regional Medical Center Foundation with special note to direct to hospice care. https://www.supportmarianmedical.org/donate-online

 

 

OLIVE M. BAGDASARIAN
1922 - 2017  

Olive M. Bagdasarian, 95, of Santa Maria, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017.

Private cremation was requested.

 

 

TERRY L. SYLVESTER
1948 - 2017  

Terry L. Sylvester, 68, of Santa Maria, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017.

Private cremation was requested.

 

 

LOIS L. LAUER
1930 - 2017  

Lois L. Lauer, 87, of Santa Maria, passed away Sunday July 9, 2017.

Lois was born on April 4, 1930 in Osceola, Nebraska to Oscar and Eleanor Anderson; and has called Santa Maria home for the past 55 years.

Lois worked for the California National Guard for 36 years.

Lois enjoyed many crafts, especially making porcelain dolls where she made many friends. In her early years, she enjoyed many sports including softball and bowling. She was an avid racecar fan, and enjoyed watching her sons, and grandsons race through the years. Lois loved the outdoors taking many nature trips with her husband Richard.

She loved walking her neighborhood with her companion dog, Buddy by her side.

Lois is survived by her sons Bill and his wife Chandra, Jim Lauer and his wife Dolly of Santa Maria; daughter Julie Allen and her husband Danny of Santa Margarita; brother LaVerne “Lefty” Anderson of Ashland Nebraska; grandchildren Danny, Carrie, Ryan and Ashlyn; and great grandchildren Ayden, Austin and Aria.

Lois was preceded in passing by her husband Richard; parents; her brothers: Gilbert, and Keith Anderson; and sisters: Evelyn Fleeman, Alice Iseli, and Lila Hannappel.

A private Celebration of Life will be held 3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Jim Lauer’s home for family and friends.

 

 

LOIS FISHEL
1925 - 2017  

Lois Jean (Chapman) Fishel passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 8. Preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Thomas Barnes Fishel, survived by loving children, Susie (Barrey) Robles, Steve (Jida) Fishel, Terri (Steve Brown) Fishel, Tom (Kim) Fishel, Lisa (Dave) Watkins and grandchildren, Dave Fishel, Erin Fishel, Megan (Chris) Linton, Mirelle (Kevin) Davis, Daylne Watkins, Devyn (Evan) Ellison, Dena Watkins, Ben Watkins, and great grandchildren Cooper Linton, Dean and Dylan Ellison. Born in San Francisco May 27, 1925, Lois was a graduate of Burlingame High School and Stanford University. A proud member of the Stanford Alumni Association, Lois and her husband Tom, were joint chairpersons of the Stanford class of ’47 50th reunion. Lois and Tom were also longtime residents of Redwood City prior to retiring in Santa Maria. Lois will be remembered for her love of her family and friend, her dedication to the SF 49ers, and in her younger days, her volunteerism. She was a teacher and in her early years of retirement enjoyed working with young students helping them learn to read. Private interment will be in the Santa Barbara Cemetery.

 

 

JOSE D. PAZ
1968 - 2017  

Jose D. Paz, 49, of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017.

Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017 in the Chapel of Magner-Maloney Funeral Home; followed by the Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017 at St. John Neumann Church. Interment will follow in the new section of the Santa Maria Cemetery.

 

 

BONNIE ROYSTER
1940 - 2017  

Bonnie Royster, 77, of Santa Maria, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Santa Maria County Club on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.

 

 

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