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Services for James J. McDonald of Lancaster will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel, 44802 Date Ave., Lancaster.

McDonald was born May 22, 1924, in Los Angeles and died Saturday at age 73 in Lancaster.

McDonald had lived in the Antelope Valley since 1971. He was a retired aircraft technician who had worked with Lockheed and Northrop for 46 years.

McDonald was active in the Lancaster Photography Association and was Slide Chairman for the Antelope Valley Fair Photography Division. He had been serving as secretary for the Red Rock Canyon State Park Interpretative Association, and was a member of the Antelope Valley Astronomy Club.

Survivors include his wife, Esther; son, Walter McDonald; daughter, Cheryl Richards; and five grandchildren.

Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1055 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

Frank A. Romero

Services for Frank A. Romero will be conducted Friday in Phoenix, Ariz.

Romero died Dec. 25 at age 48 in Lancaster.

Hicks Mortuary in Palmdale is in charge of arrangements.

Avonnelle M. Tilton

Avonnelle M. Tilton of Littlerock died Sunday in Lancaster at age 83.

She was born May 16, 1914, in Iowa and had lived in the Antelope Valley for 39 years.

There will be no services. Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel in Palmdale is in charge of arrangements.

Darrell Haas

Services for Darrell Haas of Littlerock will be conducted at 10 a.m. today at Chapel of the Valley Mortuary, 38141 6th St. E., Palmdale.

Haas was born Aug. 2, 1920, in Hastings, Neb. and died Sunday at age 83 in Lancaster.

Haas was an electrical engineer for 11 years.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia; children, Russell Haas, Gordon Haas, Darrell Haas, Carol Hobbs and Linda Natale; brother, Lewis Hass; and numerous grandchildren.

Lois Kay Setzler

Services were conducted Friday for Lois Kay Setzler of Palmdale.

Setzler died Dec. 20 at age 73.

Survivors include her sons, Richard William Setzler and James Robert Setzler; daughter, Janet Kay Setzler; and eight grandchildren.

Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel in Palmdale was in charge of arrangements.

William J. Regan

Graveside services were held at Oakwood Memorial Park in Chatsworth for William J. Regan of Lancaster.

Regan was born in Massachusetts and died Wednesday at age 73 at Lancaster Community Hospital.

Regan was a United States Army veteran of World War II. He served in the priesthood, O.M.I., 1956-1966. He was employed by the Antelope Valley Daily News.

Survivors include his brother, Francis A. Regan of Illinois; nieces, Barbara Pokorny of Connecticut and Dorothy Drake of Wisconsin; nephews, Michael Regan of Missouri and John Regan of Illinois; and stepchildren, Robert, David, Susan, and Richard Frang.

Praiswater Meyer-Mitchell Mortuary in Van Nuys is in charge of arrangements.

Flora Rush

There will be no services for Flora Rush of Palmdale.

Rush was born Nov. 15, 1929, in Denver Colo. and died Tuesday in Lancaster.

Rush had been a homemaker for 48 years.

She is survived by her children, Carla Schneider, Paula Hamby, Linda Bailey, Lisa Wells, Patricia Mann, Lorna Hamby and Richard Sands.

Chapel of the Valley Mortuary in Palmdale is in charge of arrangements.

Louis Samich

Louis Samich of Rosamond died Thursday in Lancaster.

Samich was born April 17, 1917, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Samich served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

Survivors include his daughter, Rita Otterbeck; and stepson, Russell Nenninger.

There will be no services. Burial will be in New York. Chapel of the Valley Mortuary in Palmdale is in charge of arrangements.
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Date:Dec 31, 1997

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