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Jean Martin Istilart
Born at home in Baldwin Park, CA. Graduated Covina High School, Covina, CA 1948. Enlisted U.S. Airforce 1948, Travis Airforce Base. Shipped to Korea 1950-1952. Honorably discharged as a Staff Seargent 11/18/1948 - 06/01/1952. Children: Sherri Istilart, 58; James Istilart, 57; Dean Istilart, 59; Michael Istilart, 60. Buried Miramar National Cemetery 5795 Nobel Dr. San Diego, CA 92122. Jean loved baseball, bowling, and Las Vegas. (POSTED 07/20/2017)
Margaret Lee Thornton
Margaret Lee Thornton was an amazing and loving mother, who raised three children on her own, including one of her grandchildren. She was an artist, a fine jeweler, a revenue clerk for OCTA an avid gardener with a strong work ethic, who loved her dear chickens. She is deeply missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her two daughters, Lee and Lucy, her grandaughter Audrey, a grandson named Aaiden, as well as Kay and Andrew, her sister and brother. (POSTED 07/19/2017)
James Raymond Campbell
James Raymond Campbell, (aka Dad, Jim, Ray, Grandpa, Papa) 89, of Oceanside CA, passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017.
He was born on August 29, 1927, to William and Emma (nee Maguire) Campbell in Waukegan, IL. Jim was united in marriage to Joan Marie Schwartz on September 26, 1953, at Frieden’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenosha, WI. His dear wife Joan passed away on March 18, 2015, in Hartford, WI, and Jim decided to move to Oceanside, CA, a year ago to be closer to more of his family members.
Whether watching or playing, Jim was an avid tennis fan but an even bigger fan of his Chicago Bears! Jim will forever be remembered for his zest for living and his pursuit of good times. His quick-witted sense of humor will never be forgotten. His love for Jesus and his dedication to his cherished family will always be admired.
Jim is survived by his three children: John (Carol) Campbell of Phoenix, AZ; Jane (David) Neujahr of Oceanside, CA; Jill (David) Bartelt of Jackson, WI; ten beloved grandchildren: Stacey (David) Peter, Jason (Erin) Campbell, Carin (Brent) Dohling, Ryan Campbell, Jared Campbell, Phil (Courtney) Neujahr, Eric (Courtney) Neujahr, Lee Neujahr, Jessica (Andrew) Fazendin, Derek (Emily) Bartelt, and eight great grandchildren: Kadence, Kailey, Addy, and Everett Peter; Emery and Kinsley Dohling; Olive Neujahr; and Lily Bartelt. He is further survived by his brother-in-law Clifford Schwartz. Jim is also survived by loving nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Jim is preceded in death by his wife, Joan, parents William and Emma Campbell, and his brothers and their wives: Paul (Jack) and Eileen; William (Cody) and Lou; and Andrew (Bud) and Nita. Also preceding him in death is his brother-in-law Bud and his wife Judy Schwartz; sister-in-law Joyce Schwartz, and brother-in-law Melvin Schwartz.
The funeral service for Jim will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM at Beautiful Saviour Lutheran Church (3030 Valley Street, Carlsbad) with Pastor David Vallesky officiating. The family will greet visitors beginning at 10:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to California Lutheran High School (31970 Central Ave., Wildomar, CA 92595) or Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School (3399 Division Rd., Jackson, WI 53037) are appreciated.
"Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord." Rev 14:13.
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