November 04, 2005
Mildred I. Muir Mildred I. Muir, 82, of Santa Paula, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2005 after a six-month illness. She was born November 27, 1922 in Oklahoma, and was a resident of Ventura County for 70 years.Mildred, a retired waitress, loved cooking and sewing. She also loved gardening, and traveling with her family. She was a big fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers.She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Anna Lee Redwine; her husband, Neil Muir; her brother, Perry Redwine; and sister, Georgia Brown.She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sue and Don Kitchens of Klamath Falls, Oregon, and Sandy and Allen Horn of Magnolia, Texas; sons and daughters-in-law, Fred and wife Joanne Chisolm of Santa Paula, and Tom and Marge Muir of Yuma, Arizona; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.Arrangements are under the direction of Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, Santa Paula.Douglas Charles DullenkopfDoug (Douglas Charles) Dullenkopf, 57, of Upper Ojai, died Saturday, October 29, 2005, of heart failure due to complications from colon cancer. He was born May 28, 1948 in Bethlehem, PA, to Norm and Ella Dullenkopf. Doug and his wife Gail lived in Santa Paula from 1974 to 1986, and started their family before joining the Upper Ojai community 19 years ago.Doug spent his youth in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and graduated with an AA degree in aviation from Miami Dade University. He continued his education at Colorado State University, Colorado, where he met his wife, Gail Pohls. His love of Gail and aviation brought Doug to California, where they were married in 1974 in Solvang.In 1982, Doug’s passion for flying led him to purchase Screaming Eagle Aviation based at the Santa Paula Airport. His company is known nationwide for its quality new and used aircraft. During his 37 years as a pilot, Doug logged over 10,000 flight hours and sold planes in faraway places from Australia to South Africa.His community involvement ranged from helping Upper Ojai 4-H to being an enthusiastic advocate of aviation safety, including service on the Ventura County Aviation Advisory Committee. Doug was involved in production of numerous air shows and fairs at the Santa Paula Airport. A longtime active member of the Santa Paula Optimist Club, Doug served as president in 1981.Doug is survived by his wife of 31 years, Gail, and their two children, Anne and Erik, as well as his sister, Joan Gepford of Virginia and brother, Andy, of Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is predeceased by his parents and his sister, Sally Ernst.A celebration of Doug’s life will be held Sunday, November 6 at 2 p.m. at Santa Paula Airport. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Santa Paula Airport Museum or the Dullenkopf Family Education Fund at Santa Clara Valley Bank, 901 E. Main Street, Santa Paula, 93060. Friends are invited to Doug’s interactive website at R. Moore
Roy R. Moore, of Santa Paula, died Saturday, October 29, 2005 as a result of injuries sustained in an auto racing accident in Bakersfield. He was 76 years old.He is survived by his adoring family; his wife of 57 years, Billie Ann Moore; daughter Teresa Romney; sons, Tom and Michael Moore; grandchildren, Scott and Adam Romney, Evan and Esja Moore, Debbie McCord and Jimmy Moore; and great-grandchildren, Tyler and Austin Romney, and Keeley McCord. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Myrtle Moore; his daughter Marilyn Moore; and his brother Tom “Dude” Moore.He was born November 16, 1928 in Santa Paula, where he graduated from high school after being a four-year varsity athlete. He went on to play minor league baseball for the New York Giants, before an injury ended his career. He served as Santa Paula’s Director of Public Works for five years.A jack-of-all-trades, he spent the next 35 years as a local businessman. He and his wife, Billie Ann, owned Moore’s Fine Furniture and Moore’s General Store in Santa Paula. He also owned a plastics manufacturing business, and a woodworking and antiques restoration shop. Along with his businesses, he was involved in several community and local clubs, including the Masonic Lodge of Santa Paula, Santa Paula Rotary Club, Ventura Vintage Car Club, Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce, and the Santa Paula Merchants Committee.Throughout his life, he was passionate about building and racing anything with a motor. From formula cars to dragsters, he was involved in racing vehicles of all kinds for most of his life, and he built and restored award-winning vintage cars. He had also been a pilot and restored vintage planes. He even raced bicycles for a time.His love for life was an inspiration to all who knew him. He will be missed.Services will be held at First United Methodist Church in Santa Paula on Saturday, November 5 at 11 a.m., with burial to follow at Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society Ventura County Chapter; for information call 800-277-2345.Arrangements are under the direction of Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, 738 E. Santa Paula St., 525-3391.Death NoticeMrs. Nona Mae Stepp, 66, Fillmore, information system supervisor for County of Ventura, died October 30, 2005. Arrangements by Skillin-Carroll Mortuary, Fillmore.

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