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the week ending June 6, 2003
Keith W. Barnard
Longtime Ventura County
resident, Keith W. Barnard, 76, died Mondy, May 26, 2003 in Ventura,
following a lengthy illness. He was born Oct. 30, 1926 in Ventura,
to Morris and Ruth Barnard. He was educated in Ventura schools
and graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles
with a bachelor of science degree in agriculture. He married
Ruth "Mousie" Virden Shutt in 1950.
Mr. Barnard was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was
a member of the Los Rancheros Visitadores, Ventura County Mounted
Sheriff's Posse, American Legion and Ventura Farm Bureau. He
was chairman of the Ventura County General Hospital Advisory
Committee, vice chairman of the Ventura County Agricultural Stabilization
Committee, chairman of the Republican Central Committee, vice
chairman of two mutual water companies, president of the Taxpayers'
Association, and president of the Fillmore-Piru Protective District.
Mr. Barnard was on the board of directors of Sunkist, Ojai Tapo,
Brigg's Lemon, Santa Paula Orange, Fruit Growers' Supply and
Ventura Pacific. He was also a member of the Fillmore Club, Fillmore
Junior Chamber, Fillmore Dance Club and was a Fillmore volunteer
firefighter. His interests included hunting, fishing and traveling.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, "Mousie"; son
and daughter-in-law Steve and Shelly Barnard; sister Carolyn
Van Bokkelen of San Mateo; brother and sister-in-law Charles
and Margaret Barnard of Los Angeles; four grandchildren; and
The family would like to thank the staff at Treacy Villa Residential
Care Facility in Ventura and also to Hospice for their care.
Funeral services will be held Monday, June 9, at 11 a.m. in the
Chapel of the Joseph P. Reardon Funeral Home in Ventura.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's
Association, 1339 Del Norte Road, Camarillo, CA 93010.
Arrangements were under the direction of Joseph P. Reardon Funeral
Marcia Oakes Sanborn
Marcia Oakes Sanborn, 92, of Ojai, died
peacefully at home on May 30, 2003. She was born July 10, 1910
in New York City, N.Y.
Upon her father's retirement from his New York medical practice
in 1925, the family returned to the Oakes family home in South
Berwick, Maine. She graduated from Berwick Academy in 1929 and
lives in South Berwick until moving to Ventura County in 1949,
when she married Willis Sanborn, a supervisor at the Pacific
Missile Test Center at Point Mugu.
Mrs. Sanborn is survived by her nephew, Abner Oakes, and family
of Hamden, Conn.; and many cousins, among them, Bobbi Dufau and
family of Ojai, Dr. Charles Berletti of Martinez, Calif., and
Marion Inchaustegui of Downingtown, Pa.; and all the members
of the Sheil and Sanborn families.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Sanborn; her
parents, Dr. Charles and Marcella Sheil Oakes; and her brother,
Dr. Abner Oakes.
Private interment will be at Ivy Lawn Cementery in Ventura.
Arrangements are under the direction of Clausen Funeral Home