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of Chattanooga, Tenn. for 51 years. He received his Masters in Medicine from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario in 1966. The Choi’s moved from Canada
Joseph HeeSoon Choi, MD,
80, of Fallbrook, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2012 at home with his family. He was born to the late BongOh and NeWe Kim Choi, Feb. 26, 1931 in Kwangju, South Korea. He received a Doctor of Medicine degree from University of Chonam in 1956. He was joyfully married to Martha Jane Choi (nee Howard)
Linda G. Van Leuven, loving
wife of Wayne F. Van Leuven for 46 years, passed away of Alzheimer’s at the age of 65 in Vista, Calif. Linda graduated from Huntington Park High School in California in 1964. In addition to Wayne, she is
to Westchester in 1969 where he was Chief Medical Examiner for the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, he retired in 1989. At that time he also was adjunct Professor of Pathology at USC, and helped with the Doheny Eye Bank in establishing cornea harvesting. Dr. Choi then worked as the Medical Examiner for the Riverside County Coroner’s office until 2000. He was passionate about his work, his family, his community, his faith in Jesus Christ, and living a full and productive life. Hew was always interested in
helping others. He volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America, as camp doctor for many years, also with Little League Baseball as a coach, and as the doctor for the Westchester High School
survived by her daughters, Kim Michelle Wilson, Wendy Lynn Van Leuven and grandchildren, Sutton Behrendt, Brenna Wilson and Dylan Wilson. Linda was very involved in raising guide dogs and trained nine in the course of 22 years.
football games. Dr. Choi was an active member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Fallbrook and had been a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church of Westchester while living in Los Angeles. He loved baseball, fishing, skiing, golf and camping. He is survived by his wife
Martha and three sons, David of Orangeburg, SC, Howard of Irvine, Calif., and Morris of Wake Forest, NC. He is also survived by three daughters-in-law, Marie, Felicia and Jennifer, and four grandchildren, Stephanie, Peter, Samuel and Zachary. Also, Dr. Choi leaves behind his sister-in- law, Anita (Anthony) Baroldi of Mission Viejo, Calif., and one brother, HunSoon Choi of Seoul, Korea, plus many nephews and nieces. A Celebration of his life will be
held at Christ the King Lutheran Church, in Fallbrook, on Jan. 21, 2012 at 1 p.m.
There will be a private burial at
sea on the 28th of January and the first guide dog which she trained will be buried with her. Donations in memory of Linda may be made to the Fallbrook Animal Sanctuary, P.O. Box 159, Fallbrook 92088.
lifetime, such as owning his own gas and auto repair station, but his favorite was working for American Airlines as an AE mechanic. After retiring in 1988, Dick and Kathleen moved from Torrance to Fallbrook. It was in Fallbrook that he accomplished the thing he was most proud of. With the help of family and friends he built the house that he and Kathleen shared for over 20 years and it is in this house that his grandchildren have their fondest memories. Dick served in the Navy as an
Richard (Dick) Burch passed
away Friday, January 13, 2012 at his home in Fallbrook with his family by his side. He was born August 14, 1928 in Redondo Beach, California, the son of Paul and Minnie Burch, and the youngest of eight children. Dick is survived by his wife, Kathleen of 61 years; two sisters, Evie and Phyllis; five children, Pebby, Sharon, Monica, Rick and Alison. He has sixteen grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. Dick enjoyed many careers in his
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transitioned from this world life into one of endless summers, blue skies, balmy evenings and eternal happiness on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, just three weeks before her 85th birthday. Mary Louise was born in Platt,
SD, the daughter of Kathryn Boland and Mervin Hanson -- a WWI Army veteran of the trench warfares -- and the granddaughter of Capt. Jack Boland, of Missouri riverboat fame. Her mother was a young widow in the 1930’s, and in early 1944, after braving the cold South Dakota winters, packed up their 1939 Pontiac, and brought Mary Louise and her younger sister Patricia Ann to the sun-kissed, orange grove land of Glendale, Calif. Mary Louise graduated from
Holy Family High School, Class of ‘45 and five years later married William Kollar, Sr. a WWII Army Air Corps veteran, who fought over the skies of North Africa, and Southern Europe. Her husband Bill was recalled by the Air Force for the Korean War, stationed at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. where their first two children, Mary Theresa and Kathryn Elizabeth were born. After Bill’s release from the Air Force in 1953, they returned to Glendale and had two additional children, William James and Anne Marie. Af ter her chi ldren were
successfully in school, Mary Louise entered the work force, first at the local public library,
Airman Apprentice. He was an Honorary Life Member of the Knights of Columbus and a past Grand Knight of the Redondo Beach chapter, a member of The Department of Veterans Affairs, The Elks Club, Fallbrook Seniors Golf group and the Exploradores motor home group. A memorial service will be held
at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, January 21, 2012 at St. Peters Catholic Church, Fallbrook, with family member Reverend John Stoeger officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his name to Fallbrook Hospice, 521 E. Elder St. Fallbrook, Calif. 92028.
then, after passing a number of Civil Service exams, worked for the City of Los Angeles until retirement. Not only did she juggle the intricacies of raising four wonderful children with the requirements of her job, but at the same time managed to receive a BS degree in Business from the University of Redlands. In retirement, she and her
husband moved to the avocado groves of Fallbrook, Calif. There she embarked on a second career in real estate ending with her broker’s license. The last 25 years of her amazing life were spent with her husband in world travel and, as an avocation, she became involved in local artistic endeavors with the art center in Fallbrook and the camera club. She is survived by Bill, her
husband of 61 years; her daughters Theresa Farrell, Kathryn Johnson, and Anne Dennis; her son William Jr.; and eight wonderful grandchildren. She received the Last Rites of the Catholic Church from Fr. Brian Kelly (Capt. USN Ret.), a long-time family friend. Visitation will be held from 4
to 6 p.m. and Rosary from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 at Berry-Bell and Hall Fallbrook Mortuary, 333 North Vine Street, Fallbrook, Calif. 92028. Funeral Mass to be held Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 450 South Stage Coach Lane, Fallbrook, Calif. 92028.
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