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Andrew, John Henry

Bjerke, Bendick

Bosch, Lester

Bowden, Gerry

Brodie, Kay

Brooker, John “Keith”

Caugh, Lawrence F.

Derthick, James A.

Dunkley, Joseph "Lynn"

Dunn, H Wallace “Wally”

Elkins, Richard

Garvett, Thomas

Gispanski, Leo A.

Gullickson, Glenn

Haake, Wilma

Haugen, Cheryl

Jung, Robert

Klein, Lucille

Laffoon, Dave

LaRovere, Ralph William

Mantel, Sara

Menton, John

Minter, John Kester

Shaffer, Glenn

Smith, Louise

Smith, Raymond

Smith, Robert L

Stecher, Richard

Stewart, Linda

Vogel, Chuck









Andrew, John Henry (May15,2016) It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of John Henry Andrew at the age of 79.

     John graduated BA cum lade with distinction from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and JD, Northwestern University in 1961. John served as Western Regional counsel to J.C.Penney and later Senior Government relations Counsel Sacramento, 1993-1997. He is an author to The Hanging of Arthur Hodge: A Caribbean Anti-Slavery Milestone.

After retirement he served in various positions with the Renaissance Society of California State Sacramento.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick William and Florence Elizabeth, siblings, Mary Camp and Thomas Andrew, and his wife, Floretta Andrew.

     He is survived by his sons, Sean and Brett, daughter Keeshawn, granddaughters, Alexis, April, Olivia and Laila, his sister Jane Renich and many other family and friends. He will be missed.

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Bjerke, Bendick,  Ben (Feb, 2019) has passed away at the age of 74. Ben was born in Hatton, ND to Peder and Florence (Pladson) Bjerke. Graduated from Hatton High, he attended Mayville State University then transferred and graduated from University of North Dakota. 

     Ben married Linda (Berg) Bjerke, they moved to Denver, Co. where he began his 38 year career with JCPenney. He and Linda had 2 children. 

     Ben was preceded in death by his Father, Mother and Brother Philip. He is survived by his wife Corinne (Lambert), son Ross (Melody McCray), daughter Jennifer Bjerke (William De Souza Lobo), grandchildren Joaquin and Luella De Souza Lobo. Niece Lori (Jim) Corbey, MacKenna, and nephew Eric (Karen) Bjerke.

     Throughout his career, he was relocated to many states, including Nebraska, Florida, Georgia, Maryland and New York. Ben enjoyed becoming a 3-4 year tourist throughout the country. Ben was active in many church, community and volunteer organizations. Beginning with 4H as a child, Toastmasters, Red Cross. He was an active member of the JCPenney HCSC alumni Deep South chapter, serving as treasurer for many years. 

     After his family and friends, Ben enjoyed sports. First love is Basketball at all levels. He loved to play, and he loved to watch, high school, college and pro. He was an active member of the Villages Booster club, and enjoyed watching the basketball games, at home and away, boys and girls, varsity and junior varsity. 

     Ben loved to play golf, enjoying the the fellowship in both his neighborhood group, and group of special friends. He enjoyed playing Sports Trivia, and attending the Civil Discourse meetings. 

     Ben’s easy going manner, open heart and mind will be missed by family and friends, and close classmates from Hatton ND. 

     A memorial service will be held February 11, at 10:30 AM. Hope Lutheran Church, 250 Avenida Los Angelos, The Villages FL. 32162.

      There will be an internment and Hatton ND, in the late spring.  In lieu of flowers, please support your Regional Hospice House. 

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Bosch, Lester (Les) (August  19, 2019) Lester, age 76, passed away in Oro Valley, Arizona.  He was born on March 27, 1943, in Hermiston, Oregon to Lester Valentine Bosch and Lucile Laurie (Dunkel) Bosch. He spent his early years moving around Oregon as his dad constructed roads throughout the state. He earned a BS in Finance from Oregon State University.

     In 1966 he began his thirty-two-year career with the JCPenney company. His excellent management skills and hard work led to many promotions and relocations over the years.  Les spent his entire 32 year career with the JCPenney credit card division with positions in Oregon, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Colorado,  Illinois,  and Ohio.  He met his wife of 50 years while they both worked at JCPenney in Minneapolis.

     In 1998, Les and his wife retired to Tucson, Arizona. There he enjoyed golfing and volunteering with the Regional outreach program benefitting low income children.

     Left to honor Les and remember his love are his wife, Corliss (Corky) Bosch, son Troy Bosch, daughter Nicole Tsang,  son-in-long Corey Tsang granddaughter Lillian Tsang, grandson Quincy Tsang, and his sisters Marie Sullivan and Laura Johnstone.

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Bowden, Gerry (Sept 1, 2020)  Note: an obituary is not available at this time; what follows are comments from associates. 

      Gerry started his career with JCPenney in Eugene,OR.  He managed stores in Portland, Or, Great Falls Mt., Fairbanks Alaska and Bellview Nebraska.  He and his wife Marian conducted retirement seminars for several yours after he retired.

     He was a big fan of University of Oregon sports.  He was an excellent golfer.  He vacationed in Mexico every year.

     He was a SCORE, (Service Corp of Retired Executive) member for 29 years and was a counselor for New Business startups.  He served as Chairman of the SCORE Chapter in Eugene, OR.

     His wife Marian passed away in 2012..

     Major Funeral Home in Springfield, Oregon is making arrangements.  A celebration of Life will be held next summer after/if the covid 19 epidemic subsides.

     Any donations in his memory can go to the Service Core of Retired Executives at the Eugene of Commerce, 1401 Willamette Street Eugene, 97401.

     Family contact-Andy Bowden, 6030 Newport CT, SW Olympia Wa. 1-360-561-6785. (Son) 

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Brodie, Kay (Jan 19, 2020)  Kay, wife of Russ Brodie, passed after years of struggling with the COPD issues.  She is survived by her husband, Russ and daughter A Celebration of Life will take place March 28, 2020 at the Rancho Sahuarita Club House, 3 to 5 PM.  Condolences may be directed to Russ and family, at 504 W. Calle Montiro, Sahuarita, AZ 85629.  (Note:  no obituary available) 

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Brooker, John “Keith” (February 22, 2018)  Keith, 87, of Frisco, Texas passed away peacefully in the care of New Hope Hospice surrounded by his loving family.  He had a brief but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

     Keith was the only child of John and Helen Brooker, born and raised in Portsmouth, Ohio.  He graduated from The Ohio State University in 1952 and remained a proud Buckeye all his life.

     He retired January 1991 in Tampa, Florida after a twenty-nine- year career in the JCPenney Credit Division.

    Survived by wife Pat, son Mike, daughter Jenny and her husband Jeff, stepson Bryan,granddaughter Amy and her husband Drew, granddaughters Kelly and Chloe, grandsons J.J. and Riley, and great-granddaughter Lane.

    Keith very generously donated his body to UT Southwestern for research.

    A private family celebration of his life will be held in Florida July 5, 2018.

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Caugh, Lawrence F. (Aug 9, 2020) Larry, 79,  passed peacefully with family at his side, after a valiant ten-month struggle with renal cell carcinoma. 

      Larry witnessed the ups and downs of the war years and like may of his generation he worked part-time jobs to help out his family as a young man. One of his longest running was caddying at a local golf course, which led to his developing his game and earned him a scholarship to a local University. He graduated college in 1963. 

     Larry went to work for the J.C. Penney company in management, and opened stores from the East Coast to the West. He retired from the company in Tucson, AZ in 2005. 

     Larry’s greatest joy in life besides his family was helping people and riding the range on his beloved horse Smokey. He belonged to Search and Rescue in Yuma and Tucson, Arizona where he was awarded many commendations for rescuing and saving lives across Arizona in his 25 years of service. 

      He leaves behind his wife Donna, children Kathy, Carter, and Christopher, his daughter in law Susan and two grandsons Liam and Thomas. Additionally, extended family Jeff, Michael, Lisa and Laura. He was also brother to Gerald, Terrance and the late Mary Caugh.

     Larry will be remembered as strong, caring, and kind. We are all grateful to have had him in our lives. He will be loved and missed every day. 

     There is a celebration of life planned in January 2021. Due to COVID concerns, final plans will be announced at a later date. 

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Derthick, James A. (May 25, 2016) passed at Hospice Brandley House. He was born January 25, 1935 in Weirton West Virginia to Helen and Emery Derthick.

James was married to Patricia Pogue on November 4, 1956 and was able to spend a wonderful 56 years of marriage. Pat passed away in November of 2012.

James is survived by a daughter Barbara Stevens, sons Steven and Michael, a brother David and half-brothers Emory and Bruce.

James had a career in retailing with the JCPenney Co. for 33 years, he held various

management positions in stores in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Ft. Meyers, Florida, Statesboro, Georgia, a District Office in Tampa, Florida, distribution centers in Orlando, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia and a regional office building in Atlanta, Georgia. James retired as the store manager in Statesboro, Georgia in 1995.

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Dunkley, Joseph “Lynn” (October 5, 2018)  Lynn was born in 1932 in Preston Idaho.  He moved with his family to California while in junior high school.  

      As a teenager, he worked for J.C. Penney  in Los Angeles stocking toys at Christmastime.  By 1950 he was attending college, had joined ROTC, and was working part time at the Crenshaw Blvd Store in LA.   After graduating from the University of Southern California, he became a Navy Ensign and reported to Bremerton, WA to work on the “Moth Ball Fleet” (the USS Missouri).  Being shore-bound, he was able to work part time at the Bremerton J.C. Penney Store. 

     After being discharged from the Navy, he entered management training at the Norwalk Store in Orange County, CA.  He was a Department Manager and then a Division Manager.  In 1962 he moved to New York and worked in the Merchandising Department as the Treasury Stores were developing.  In 1964 he moved to San Francisco to become a Group Merchandiser and then a Group Merchandise Manager followed by a Sales and Merchandise Manager.  In 1970 he moved to Seattle as a District Supervisor.  In 1972 he was promoted to District Manager out of the Billings Montana office.  He traveled to stores in Idaho and Wyoming.  The next move was in 1973 to Omaha, as District Manager of stores in Nebraska and Iowa.  He then moved to Indianapolis as District Manager in 1975.  He oversaw stores in Indiana and Kentucky.  In 1981, he returned to Seattle as District Manager.  He was promoted to Los Angeles Area Manager in 1983 working in Buena Park, CA until his retirement in 1992.   Upon reflection, he most enjoyed personnel, encouraging associates to achieve their goals.   The LA freeways had changed a lot from the 1950s to the 1990s so in retirement he and his wife, Janice, chose to move to Seattle. 

     While looking back at all their moves, Seattle had been their favorite area of the country to live.  Still full of energy, he and Janice built their retirement home on Bainbridge Island looking across the Puget Sound at Seattle.

      In twenty-two years of retirement there, he enjoyed golf, tennis, skiing and boating. They took their powerboat up the Inside Passage to Canada and Alaska four times with family and friends.  They traveled the world exploring foreign countries, especially enjoying indigenous cultures.   

     They moved to Carlsbad CA in 2015.  Friends, family and those who knew him remember Lynn as an optimistic, kind and generous person. 

     Lynn is survived by his wife, Janice, of 62 years as well as four children with spouses, eleven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.  Janice can be reached at 1950 Silverleaf Circle, Unit C334, Carlsbad, CA, 92009.

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Dunn, H Wallace “Wally” (October 18, 2016)  Our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great great-grandfather, Harvey Wallace Dunn, passed away at the age of 91 in Everett, Washington. He was preceded in his death by his wife Ruth Ada “Boots” Brown Dunn who passed in August 2002. 

     Wallace is survived by his son Bernard Wallace Dunn of Yorba Linda, California, daughter Susan Grace Ralls of Soap Lake, Washington, and his sister Betty Welde of Edgewood, Washington.  Wallace had six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great great-grandchild as well.

     Wallace was born in Elma, Washington on December 23, 1924.  He graduated from Olympia High School in 1942, and joined the United States Navy during World War II where he served in the Pacific. After his discharge from the Service in 1946, Wallace returned to Olympia, where he met and married Boots on June 2, 1946.

Wallace worked for the JCPenney Company for 40 years, with a stint in the Navy Reserves during the Korean War. Wallace’s career spanned many locations with JCP with assignments in Tacoma, WA, Portland and Eugene, OR, Kent and Aurora Village, WA, Phoenix, AZ, and Sacramento, CA.  

     Throughout his life, Wallace enjoyed hunting with friends and family in Washington, California, Arizona, Colorado, Nebraska, and North Dakota. He also enjoyed outdoor activities, rafting rapids on the Colorado River, American and Tuolumne River in California, riding his bicycle, and walking….he had a great collection of walking sticks.

     Wallace liked his vacations, and his favorite destination was Mexico.  He and Boots made annual trips for a lot of years.  

     Wallace retired from the JCPenney Company in 1985 as Manager of the Watt Avenue store in Sacramento, California.  When Wallace and Boots moved to Poulsbo, WA in 1991, Wallace kept his hands in retail by becoming the Manager of the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, WA.  

After Boots’ death in 2002, Wallace moved to Everett, WA where he remained for the rest of his years with his childhood sweetheart Patricia McCormick Thomas.

     Our Father “Wally” was a wonderful caring person and enjoyed by everyone he met. He had a great sense of humor and was always ready to man the BBQ. He was always prepared for a good time, like Happy Hour, as he never traveled without his little black bar case with stickers on it from the places he had visited or vacationed.  He was always there for all of us, and always lent a helping hand when needed.  

Dad. We all miss you so very much, but we know you’re in a better place. Rest in Peace    ~~Bernie Dunn

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Elkins, Richard (Dick) Meredith (March 15, 2019)  Richard was born on July 15, 1933 in Billings, Montana to Chuck and Maude Elkins.  Dick spent his childhood moving back and forth across the country as his father earned a living working on major public works projects.  

      Due to moving, Dick attended 13 schools before graduating from Pasco High School. This is where he met Bettylee Elliott before he spent two years in the US Army immediately after graduation (1951).

     Upon his return to Pasco, WA, Dick and Bettylee began to date and were married in 1955. In 1957 Dick joined JCPenney and headed to California where he and Bettylee started their family. During his career, Dick moved 9 times throughout the Golden State and held numerous positions in the stores, on District staff and Regional staff before retiring in 1993 as a Store Manager (he managed 5 JCPenney stores).   Dick loved his time with JCPenney and the opportunity to mentor many people along his 36-year career.  Dick was a true merchant and loved buying, selling and promoting merchandise, especially shoes!  

    Dick was a Master Gardener, a member of The Gideons International, and enjoyed reading and teaching the Bible. Dick is survived by his bride of 63 years, four children and their spouses, 9 grandchildren and 5 grandspouses, and 4 great-grandchildren.

       He passed away on March 15, 2019 in Portland, Oregon.  Condolences can be sent to Bettylee Elkins at 1340 SE 107th Ave Space #226, Portland, OR 97216

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Garvett, Thomas (December 29, 2016) – Tom was born and raised in northern New Jersey and graduated high school in 1946. Following graduation, he enlisted in the Army and served in both WWII and the Korean War.  In 1952, he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pace University and began his 37 year long career at JCPenney. He was hired by the advertising department at the corporate headquarters on 34th Street in New York City as a copywriter to prepare content for catalogs and weekly store events. As the company grew, he received various promotions and gained more responsibility. Tom moved with each headquarter relocation to the 6th Avenue office in New York and Plano, Texas campus in 1987.

     He spend the majority of his career in Non Resale/Print Purchasing and ultimately managed the department for all weekly circular programs, marketing, direct mail, store support & signage for national and regional print advertising. Over the years, he was responsible for negotiating significant print and paper contracts, the annual report, and had fond memories early in his career of working directly with Mr. & Mrs. Penney on their holiday cards.

     In 1989, Tom retired JCPenney and returned to the New York City area to be closer with family and friends. Equal to his pride for his company and respect for his fellow co-workers, his family was his greatest joy. He was 87 and is survived by his wife Isobel of 64 years of marriage and their children Karen, Todd and seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Glenn and daughter Donna.

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Gispanski, Leo A. (February 3, 2015) Leo began his professional career in 1956 as a high school teacher and basketball coach in Western Pennsylvania. He worked for JCPenney for 31 years, beginning in December, 1964 and retiring in December, 1995. Those of us who had the pleasure of working with Leo enjoyed our times together in Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, New York City, and at the Home Office in Plano. In 1992 Leo was appointed Vice President and Corporate Controller and in 1994 he was appointed Vice President and Corporate Treasurer. Leo made a significant impact on the Finance Department and the JCPenney Company.

     Leo is survived by his wife of 60 years Maryann, his two sons, Dr. Robert Gispanski (a family medicine physician) and Thomas Gispanski (Senior Vice President and CFO of Hard Rock International), his 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

     Subsequent to his retirement, Leo and Maryann spent their summers in Houston, PA and their winters in Henderson, NV. Those of you who knew Leo will not be surprised to learn that he was able to play golf 12 months out of the year!

     Leo was rightfully proud of his service on the Advisory Board of the Dallas CAN Academy. Regional sports announcer, Dale Hansen, a strong supporter of the Academy spoke at Leo’s retirement. He said, “I am not sure what Leo does for JCPenney, but I know that he does it with a passion!” And he did! And he will be missed.

     Condolences can be sent to Maryann Gispanski at

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Gullickson, Glenn (March 30, 2018)  Glenn Gullickson, Retired JCP Associate - 1/31/1998, from Grants Pass, Oregon passed away in Surprise, AZ while walking his dog on one of his seven daily walks.  His death was due to a motor vehicle accident.

His burial services will be conducted on Friday (April 6th) at the Church of the Advent Episcopal Church, 13150 W. Spanish Garden Drive, Sun City West, Arizona.

Time is 11:00 AM.

     Glenn retired from Grants Pass, Oregon, however, he had worked in the Midwest, Chicago/Minneapolis areas, and subsequently did participate in the North Central HCSC group for a few years, as well as Valley of the Sun HCSC.

     His wife, Sharon survives, and I would offer the address for condolences to be directed to the family at 15556 W. Coral Point Drive, Surprise, AZ 85374.

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Haake, Wilma (May 12, 2018) Funeral services are private for the family.  Mrs. Haake, passed away at their daughter's home in Marion, IL. 

     Condolences may be directed to her husband, Tony, at their residence at 48 Salvatierra Way, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909.

     Tony and Wilma attended the North Central Gathering in 2000, at Jumer's in Bloomington, IL.   Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

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Haugen, Cheryl (April 21, 2015) Cheryl passed at the age of 70 after a 3 year battle with cancer. She had been in the care of Hospice of the Valley in Gilbert, Arizona at the time of her death. All of her friends and family will miss her beautiful smile and friendly personality.

     She is survived by her husband, Ordell Haugen, her daughter Tami Kelley and son in law Kevin Kelley, her son Jeff Haugen, her brother Bob Babcock, and her beautiful grandaughter Kylie Kelley.

     She loved spending time with her beautiful family. Cheryl just celebrated her 49th wedding anniversary prior to her death. Her husband, Ordell, retired in 1997 and was in the Kansas City market prior to retirement. Ordell has been a member the Valley of the Sun HCSC and the National HCSC club and will be eligible for his 50 year pin at the National Convention in San Antonio in 2016.

     The Family is planning a private memorial service but condolences may be directed to the family at   1127 East Megan Court, Gilbert, Arizona 85297

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to:

Hospice of the Valley, 1982 East Woodside Court, Gilbert, Arizona 85297

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 Jung, Robert W. (May 8, 2016) Bob worked in the New York Home Office for 34 years, retiring as Manager of Marketing Publications in 1988 when the corporate office moved to Plano, Texas. He and his wife Kathy, also a JCPenney associate, maintained their Greenwich Village apartment and added a Poconos weekend home after retirement. In addition to travel, Bob enjoyed golf until two years ago, painting watercolors, attending New York Philharmonic rehearsals and doing the New York Times Sunday crossword.

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Klein, Lucille (Feb 17, 2019)  Please be advised of the passing of Lucille Klein.  Lucille retired from JCPenney several years ago.  Her death was unexpected.  The memorial service was held Thursday, Feb 21.  Condolences may be sent to the Klein family at 2726 Oak Trail, Carrollton, TX 75007-5809.  No obituary is available.           

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Laffoon, Dave (March 24, 2016). Dave spent most of his JCPenney career in California , was District Operations Manager in the Portland , Oregon district, and retired in 1996 as Assistant Manager at the Washington Square store in Portland . Those who knew him or worked with him know that Dave was the kindest, most sincere man you could ever meet. We will all miss him.

     His wife, Kathy, says there will not be a formal service, at his request. Condolences can be sent to:  Kathy Laffoon,  37755 S. Spoon Dr. , Tucson, AZ 85739

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LaRovere, Ralph William (April 22, 2017)  He was born September 12, 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Michael and Ann (Petra) LaRovere.  On June 30, 1963 he married Gloria Ann Sileo in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey.  Ralph worked for JCPenney 36 years.

     He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Gloria Ann Sileo LaRovere; daughter, Monique Losson and husband, David, of Dallas, Texas; son, Ralph-David LaRovere and wife, Larraine, of Colleyville, Texas; daughter, Michelle Wasinowicz and husband, Romeo, of Barrington, Rhode Island; grand children, David and Daniel Losson; Christopher, Niccolo, and Marco LaRovere; Scarlett-Anne Wasinowicz; sister, Ann Radossich of Rochelle Park, New Jersey.

     Mass will be at:

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church

2700 West Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, Texas


Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Noon

     In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to 

Faith Presbyterian Hospice

12477 Merit Drive

            Dallas, TX 75251

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Mantel, Sara (Oct 23, 2020)  No obit  Note from husband Bob: Sara has had extended health problems, Unfortunately, she passed away on October 23. She was in a hospice facility in Orlando and received excellent care in the final few weeks  Return to Top


Menton, John (Mar 16, 2018)  John was born in New Jersey on May 24th,1940.  After graduating from high school in New Jersey in 1958 he enlisted in the Army and served in Germany for 3 1/2 years  He received  an honorable discharge and then he decided to drive across country to Southern CA where his sister and her family were living.  He started working for Montgomery Ward in the catalog department where he met his wife Lynn.

They were married in 1965 and he started working for J.C. Penney shortly after this.

            His first store was in Pomona, CA.  and then a few years later he was transferred to the new Montclair, CA store as a department manager.  He then went to the store in Fontana, CA. and then was transferred to the store in the City of Industry.  From there he was sent the to Pasadena, CA to train for the small store management program... His first store was in Coalinga, CA where he stayed for 2 1/2 years.,  He then went to Hollister, CA for almost 11 years.  In 1992 he was sent to Lake Havasu City in AZ to open a store.  Sales were good and the store was enlarged a few years after opening.  His last store was in Ukiah, CA in 1997 and he retired in 1998. 

            John is survied by his wife, Lynn and 4 daughters, Maureen, Jennifer, Kathleen, ad Jamie, and 5 grandaughters and 1 grandson.  Condolences can be sent to his wife Lynn at 3901 Lodestar Drive Lake Havasu City, AZ 86404.

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Minter, John Kester (July 16, 2020)  John, age 87 years , died at Hospice House in Fort Pierce, FL."A LIFE WELL LIVED AND WELL LOVED."  John is survived by his wife Theresa, three sons, Steve M., Robert B., John D Minter, two stepdaughters, Lesle A., and Theresa M. "Tara" Stecher, 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
      He is preceded in death by his former wife, Juanita "Nita" Montgomery.
      John was born in Martinsville, VA to parents Robert Octavius Minter and Isabel Kester Minter.  He graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in Commerce. He was a member of the PIKA Fraternity and served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring at the rank of Captain.
      John spent most of his career (33 years) as a store manager with J.C. Penney Company, retiring in 1993 in Slidell, Louisiana. John loved fishing, always looking to catch "That Big One", golf, always looking to capture that "Hole in One", boating, spending this quiet time spiritually connecting with the "Godly One".
     He was a Christian who lived a life full of love and respect for his fellow beings.
     John wishes are to be cremated with no formal service.        In lieu of flowers please support the Boys and Girls Clubs.

Condolences can be sent to Theresa at:
15 Harbor Isle Drive, West
Unit #103
Ft. Pierce, FL. 34949

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Shaffer, Glenn (April 29, 2016) Glenn was a US Air Force veteran and met his wife Renate while he was stationed at the US airbase in Bitburg, Germany. They were married and returned to the United States, where they raised two sons, Darren ad Brian. They had been married forty years when Renate passed in 2005.

     Glenn’s JCPenney store career began in Ohio; he served as Sales Promotion Manager at the Eastern Regional Office in Pittsburgh and then managed stores in Holyoke, MA, Prices Corner, DE, and Christiana, DE. Glenn retired 1998 and lived in Middletown, DE.

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Smith, Louise (Jan 17, 2017).  My wife and partner for the past 65 years, passed away early this past Tuesday morning. Louise was afflicted with Alzheimers disease this past 18 months. She was in the Brookdale, Citrus Heights Alzheimers care center the past 13 months. As the disease took its toll, life became very difficult for her. We were thrilled to have her at home with family this past Christmas. We will have a private family funeral. Our family will surreally miss her beautiful smiling face and positive outlook.   ~~Tom Smith

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Smith, Raymond (January 25, 2015) - Raymond joined JCPenney in 1956. He was called to the U.S. Navy and served at Sands Point Naval Station. He had a 38-year career with JCPenney. He was a member of Shelton Kiwanis, Tramper Sams, the Board of Exceptional Foresters and Gideons International Association. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marilyn, two daughters, one son and five grandsons. Condolences may be sent to the family at 2114 Callanan Street Shelton, Washington 98584.

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Smith, Robert L (Oct 5, 2019)  Vicki Meyer, Robert Smith's daughter, informed us that Bob passed away at 9:25 a.m.  He was still in skilled nursing at the Fountains in Yuba City, and just slipped away peacefully.  I know he had not been active in HCSC recently, and was unable to attend the recent convention in Sacramento, but I know he so valued his many JCP friendships.  I think making it to 94 was quite an accomplishment.  In his last days he was very confused, and when I visited him on the afternoon of October 4, he told me that the freight man had called and said he was going to be late and he had to get his keys to open the store----- a JCPenney man to the end!

        We are not having services at this time, and plan a private burial when both my sisters can attend

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Stecher, Richard “Dick” (Oct 15, 2018)  (Revised 10/24/2018) Dick passed away October 15, 2018 at Treasure Coast Hospice, Fort Pierce, Florida. Dick was a proud member of the Southeastern and Deep South HCSC Clubs as well as the National Club. His career included assignments in Jacksonville, FL, Winter Park FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Hialeah FL and he retired from a assignment in Custom Decorating. Dick had a great love of life, was a great HCSC Partner and a friend to many. He loved being a part of the JCP team and the many wonderful associates he worked with. He is survived by his wife Maureen, four children, five grandchildren and many dear close friends. There will be a celebration of his life at a later date. Memories to be shared with the family can be sent via e-mail to Maureen ( Condolences can be sent to Maureen at: 10 Harbor Isle Drive, Unit #102, Fort Pierce, FL. 34949.

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Stewart, Linda (April 14, 2019) Linda passed away at the age of 74 and lived at 473 Inverness Dr. of McKinney, TX since June 2005. Linda was predeceased in death by her husband Chuck (JCP Retiree) who passed away on May 8, 2016. They were married 32 years.  Linda had many friends at Heritage Ranch and could always be seen having lunch with one or more of them at any time! Services will be private per request of the family.

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Vogel, Chuck (July 5, 2019)  Chuck passed away from injuries incurred in a hit and run bike accident near his home in Parker, Colorado

     Please keep Chuck's Wife, Teri, Son, Bryan, and Daughter-in-law, Lisa in your prayers during this time of loss. May Chuck be at peace with our Lord in Heaven.

**Note when we have an obituary, we will post it as well.

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