Obituaries

Katherine Gennes Westling

30 December 1919 - 10 March 2018

Katherine (Kay) Gennes Westling, 98, passed away on March 10, 2018. A child of Norwegian immigrant parents, she was born December 30, 1919 in Bemidji, Minnesota, and was the youngest of seven (7) children.

Patrick James Joseph Pickford

2 December 1941 - 9 March 2018

Patrick James Joseph Pickford passed away on March 9, 2018 at his residence in Sarnia, Ontario, with his family by his side. Spouse of Linda Markle Pickford. Son of the late James Meldrum Pickford (1941) and Mary Catherine Miller Pickford (1999).

Otela Seim

24 March 1940 - 8 March 2018

Otela “Tela” Seim of Coram, born on March 24, 1940 in Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away March 8, 2018.

Merritt Ward Wanty

17 June 1920 - 25 February 2018

Merritt "Mike" Ward Wanty, age 97, of Oakdale, CA passed away on February 25, 2018, in his home. He was born in Oakland, CA, the son of Samuel Merritt Wanty and Florence Wooll Wanty from Berkeley, CA.

Doreen Managh

5 May 1976 - 24 February 2018

Doreen Managh, aged 76, died suddenly on February 24 2018, at her home in Costa Blanca, Spain. Doreen joined  Aramco on May 5, 1976 and was initially assigned to work for Aziz Rafie in Purchasing.

Robert Meves Blankenship

25 November 1939 - 22 February 2018

Robert (Bob) Meves Blankenship, MD, died Thursday, February 22, 2018, in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by his wife and six children.

Norman LeMaster Sims

26 January 1932 - 19 February 2018

Dr. Norman LeMaster Sims age 86, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, February 19, 2018 surrounded by his loving children.

Albert Lee Van Amburg, Jr.

20 June 1923 - 16 February 2018

Albert Lee Van Amburg, Jr., died at the age of 94 on February 16, 2018 in Katy TX. Lee was born on June 20, 1923 in Lutesville, MO. He was one of seven children, three of whom survived into adulthood.

Timothy James Barger

18 September 1947 - 15 February 2018

Timothy James Barger, writer, publisher, and raconteur died peacefully in his sleep February 15 at his home in Vista, California, following a protracted illness with cancer.

Alpha V. Mooney

14 October 1924 - 14 February 2018

Alpha V. Mooney, 93, of Norman, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at home. Mrs. Mooney was born Oct. 14, 1924, in Burbank, CA to Forest Lee and Dorothy (George) Scott. She graduated from Huntington Park High School in Huntington Park, CA.

Margaret Zimmerman Hurt

22 November 1946 - 10 February 2018

Margaret Zimmerman Hurt passed away on February 10, 2018 from lung cancer. She was 71 years old. The daughter of the late George R. and Gladys R. Zimmerman, Maggie was born in New York and grew up as an "Aramco brat" in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Norman Eugene Murrell

22 July 1934 - 9 February 2018

Norman Eugene Murrell passed away Feb. 9, 2018. He was born in Cushing, Okla., on July 22, 1934 to Ira and Opal Murrell.