OBITUARIES WILFRED A. ``FRED'' MAILAND.
Burial will take place at Desert Lawn Cemetery in Palmdale.
Mailand died Saturday in a Tucson, Ariz., hospital at age 68 after a long battle with the disease myelodysplasia.
Born Sept. 21, 1931, in Iowa, Mailand grew up primarily in Southern California and after four years in the Air Force moved to the Antelope Valley in 1956. He worked for North American Aircraft at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 until he became a sheriff's deputy in 1958.
In 1958 he quit the department and went into business, owning the Palmdale Green Pastures Dairy from 1969 to 1979. In 1973, Mailand opened Coast to Coast Hardware, which he moved to Willcox, Ariz., in 1983.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret; daughters, Freda A. Duncon, Sharon Cadaret, Kara Mailand, Dorene Vaughn and Richele Mailand; brother, Robert Mailand; sister, Henda Bostwick; 18 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the University of Arizona Cancer Center in Tucson for myelodysplasia research.
Arrangements are being handled by Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel in Palmdale.
Lucille Francis Heiden
Services for Lucille Francis Heiden of Llano were held in Milwaukee, Wis.
Heiden died Saturday at age 75.
Born June 1, 1925, in Milwaukee, she had been a payroll supervisor for Schlitz Brewing Co., for which she worked 40 years.
She is survived by three sisters, Marion Mier, June Whitfield and Ione Murphy.
Chapel of the Valley Mortuary in Palmdale was in charge of arrangements.