Albert Manuel Apodaca


Albert Manuel Apodaca December 1, 1927 November 15, 2014 Albert Manuel Apodaca, 86, passed peacefully away Saturday November 15th surrounded by his family.  He was born in San Diego on December 1, 1927.  Albert has lived in Ramona for 46 years and was the owner of Apodaca Fertilizer Service. Albert loved spending time with his family and they meant the world to him.  He loved music and he took great pride in tending his vegetable gardens and caring for his chickens. He is survived by wife Jennie Apodaca; daughters, Yvonne (Ed) Kapelczak, Elena (George) Garcia, Berta (Marin) Garrison; Grandchildren, Stephanie Continue Reading…

Kryntje Anna van Ommering-Doelman

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Kryntje Anna van Ommering-Doelman Kryntje Anna van Ommering-Doelman was born on October 8, in Driebergen, a province of Utrecht, The Netherlands. She was the fourth of six children and grew up on the family farm. In July, 1948, she married William Doelman.  They immigrated to America in October of 1948 to begin their new life together. After working for some dairies in Southern California, William and Krynie ran a small Cash and Carry in Mission Valley.  In 1956 they moved with their 4 children to Ramona, California to operate a dairy.  There they had 2 more children for a total Continue Reading…

William Breckwoldt, Jr


Willliam Breckwoldt, Jr. 1923 – 2014 The Breckwoldt family and friends mourn the loss of William Breckwoldt, Jr of Ramona, California.  William Breckwoldt, Jr. was born on May 26, 1923 in Weehawken, New Jersey.  He attended Teaneck High School in Teaneck, New Jersey where he was a star pitcher for the baseball team.  He attended Trenton State Teachers College and graduated with a BA, then on to NYU for his MBA.   He served in the United States Army in China in WWII.  He began his employment with Touche Niven,  then completed a 33-year career with the Ford Motor Company ultimately Continue Reading…

Daniel Morales

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Daniel Morales Daniel Morales, 23, from Ramona CA, died September 19, 2014 while helping others in Santee, CA. He was born in Escondido, CA to Manuel and Carolina Morales. He is surivived by his parents and sisters Jessica Monroy, Elizabeth, Melanie, Jocelyn, and Noemi Morales. A service will be held Wednesday 5-9pm at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and a Mass Friday at 11a. Danny will always be remembered by one of his favorite quotes, “Today is a gift that is why they call it the present”. Bonham Bros. & Stewart Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the Continue Reading…

Susan Antoinette Farnsworth


Susan Antoinette Farnsworth December 22, 1937 September 2, 2014 Susan Antoinette Farnsworth, 76, of Ramona passed away on September 2, 2014.  Susan was born at Mercy Hospital in San Diego to Paul and Helen Gower.  Susan met her future husband Robert on a blind date.  They were married in Napa on May 7, 1955. Susan is survived by her beloved Robert and their two children, Laura (Don) Ivers and Richard (Donna) Farnsworth all of Ramona.  She also leaves three grandchildren, Desiree, Jackie and Dustin as well as one great grand child, Allie. The family will hold a Celebration of Life Continue Reading…

Robert R. Manning Sr.


Robert “Bob” R. Manning Sr.03/16/194008/11/2014 Longtime Ramona resident, Bob Manning Sr., went home, to be with our Heavenly Father on August 11, 2014.  He was 74.He is survived by his three children, Janya, Terri and Bobby Jr., along with his two grandchildren, Devin and Haley; and a half-sister, Joanie Banner.  He is preceded in death by both of his parents, Ida and Claude Manning.Bob was born and raised on a dairy farm in Cortland, NY.  Very proud, he joined and served in the Marines for four years.  He met his first wife, Betsy, had three children and was married for Continue Reading…

Rodney Niles Stromenger


Rodney Niles Stromenger 1947 – 2014 Rodney Niles Stromenger was a man who lived his life his way and to the fullest.  He has left a gift of many happy memories.  He was born April 28, 1947 in San Francisco, California to Hugh Uriah Stromenger and Margaret K. Graser Stromenger.   He was a graduate of Burges High School in El Paso, Texas.   He was truly loved his friends and adopted family who always “had your back.”   He felt it was an honor and a privilege to serve his country for 29 years in the U.S. Navy.  He was Continue Reading…

Margaret Apodaca Valdibieso

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Margaret Apodaca Valdibieso February 9, 1926 August 18, 2014 Margaret Apodaca Valdibieso, 88, of Ramona passed away on August 18, 2014.  Her services will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Mission Santa Ysabel Church in Santa Ysabel, CA.  The Rosary will be recited at 11:30am and the Funeral Mass will be at 12noon.  She will be laid to rest immediately following the Mass at Nuevo Memory Gardens in Ramona. Bonham Bros. & Stewart Mortuary and Cremation Service is assisting the family.   Offer Condolence for the family of Margaret Apodaca Valdibieso Print Obituary & Condolences

Judy Bowman

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Judy Bowman 1930 – 2014 Judy Bowman, 84, born in Mabscott, WV on January 11, 1930, passed way in Poway, California on August 10, 2014.  It was a beautiful Sunday morning, just the kind she loved. She is survived by her two daughters Jennifer Bowman and Juliana (Jim) Stewart, two grandchildren Frank Bowman Stewart and Zerelda James Stewart all of Ramona, sister Ruth Deck of Ramona, brother Lewis (Margaret) Webb of Laguna Hills and a host of family and friends that love her and miss her. Her generosity, creative whimsy, philanthropy, Christian values and the twinkle in her eye will Continue Reading…

Victor England Hall

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Victor England Hall 1920-2014   VICTOR ENGLAND HALL died in La Mesa, California on July 28, 2014 at the age of 94. Born June 28 1920 in Greensburg, Kansas to Thomas Charles Hall and Birdie England Hall. He was the last of six children. His siblings all preceded him in death. He is survived by his three sons:  Ronald Wayne Hall of Sparks, Nevada, his three children, nine Grandchildren and three Great-grandchildren; Charles Victor Hall of Milan, Italy, his son and two grandchildren; and Richard Lawrence Hall of Waynesville, North Carolina, his three children and ten Grandchildren. His family moved Continue Reading…