October 05, 2005
Clara Hernandez Clara Hernandez, 52, of Santa Paula, passed away peacefully at the hospital on August 30, 2005, surrounded by her loving family. Born on December 3, 1951, she lived most of her life in Ventura County.Employed for 20 years by State Farm Insurance, she excelled in working natural disaster relief efforts, spanning the country. Clara spent her early retirement years in Oakland, creating crafts and walking hand-in-hand with her granddaughter, Sophia. She was a dedicated volunteer at the St. Vincent de Paul Society, and a member of the Legion of Mary and Sodality Altar Societies at St. Jarlath Church in Oakland.She will be deeply missed by her son, Richard Koci Hernandez; sister, Becky Herrera; brother, David Hernandez; cousin, Doug Ortega; aunt and uncle, Barbara and Turin Ortega; daughter-in-law, Christina; granddaughter, Sophia; and nephew, Roman.Private memorial celebrations of her life will be held in Oakland, and in Kauai, Hawaii.Arrangements are under the direction of Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, 738 E. Santa Paula St., Santa Paula, 525-3391.Marshall A. IngramMarshall A. Ingram, 87, of Santa Paula, passed away at home with his family by his side on Wednesday, September 28, 2005 after a brief illness. Mr. Ingram was born February 27, 1918 in Maryville, Missouri, and had lived in Ventura County for 45 years, coming from Studio City, CA.Marshall grew up on the wheat fields of Missouri, then left for Oregon. From there he came to Southern California, working in various jobs. He worked in the venetian blind industry for awhile, then found himself in the automobile business. He started selling trucks and cars, and owned his own dealerships in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Oxnard, Ventura, Santa Paula and Santa Barbara. After selling his last dealership, he was hired by Chrysler Corporation to manage troubled dealerships.
Marshall was a Past Master and member of Van Nuys Masonic Lodge No. 450 F. & A. M., Ventura County Scottish Rite, York Rite Masons and the Al Malaikah Shrine, and a member of the Lions Club.Marshall was preceded in death by his father and mother, Alonzo C. and Eunice May Kelley Ingram, as well as one brother, D. Leroy Ingram.Mr. Ingram is survived by his wife of 43 years, Dorothy Ingram of Santa Paula; one daughter, Anne (husband Quinten) Masters of London, England; two sisters, Irene Schaplow of Vancouver, Washington, and Betty Roberts of Eugene, Oregon; one brother, L. Dean (wife Barbara) Ingram of Santa Barbara; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; as well as numerous loving nieces and nephews and many friends.The funeral service was held October 3 at Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, 738 E. Santa Paula Street.The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Ingram’s name to the Blanchard Community Library, 119 N. 8th St., Santa Paula, CA 93060.Arrangements are under the direction of Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, 738 E. Santa Paula St., Santa Paula; 525-3391.

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