Mabel Jongewaard leaves a century-long legacy

By Rachael Rifkin Memoirist Mabel Jongewaard was always eager to lend a hand or an ear to anyone that needed it. Her strong work ethic and gentle nature often came in handy as one of the original owners of the family-run Bake ‘N Broil. A devoted grandmother, mother and wife, she passed away July 25,…

Retired LB police officer Terry Madison remembered

Retired Long Beach police officer Terry L. Madison died July 21. Madison was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served on the Long Beach police force for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, desert trips with his ATV, RV trips and watching NASCAR and the Outdoor channel. His biggest obsession was gardening at the…

Obituary: Services to take place for Robert Lee on Friday

Robert “Bob” W. Lee, community supporter, husband and family member, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 29 of heart failure at the age of 84. An astute and self-taught businessman, Lee came to Long Beach and invested in two of its booming businesses—real estate and oil. Lee is survived by wife of 48 years, Aurora.

Obituary: Mary Catherine Lovelace

Passed away Monday March 31 at the age of 80. Mary is survived by her husband of 53 years, Edward; sons, Jeff (Liz), Mark, Matt (Joan), Richard, Mitchell, Bill (Sue) & Terry (Gabby); daughter Mary Jo (Mark); her brothers Bill, Jim, John, & George; sisters Sally, Trudy, Pat, & Barbara; 18 grandchildren & 7 great…