Lifes Moments: In Memoriam July 2024

We honor those who have passed away and recognize their lifelong service to the City of Los Angeles. Their lives mattered to our City and our region.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the following current and Retired City employees who were reported to have passed away.


In Memoriam

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Active (name, dept., years of service)

Beck, Reginald L. Airports 19
Bodolai, Arpad Building and Safety 17
Fernandez, Jed R. LADWP 3
Flores, Clarita A. LADWP 26
Foster, Kenneth Public Works 1
Hesseltine, Ronnie W. LADWP 9
Kan, Laura Public Works 15
McNeela, Ralph T. LADWP 22
Tatum, Chadrice D. Finance 17
Zepeda, Mike D. Harbor 18

Retired (name, dept., years of service)

Ali, Anita E. LAPD 31
Bebb, Chester R. LADWP 28
Belier, Brian L. LADWP 32
Bisnar, Alowina R. LADWP 20
Britt, Mona J. – –
Bryant, Ernest W. – –
Buck, Donald L. – –
Cardoza, Librado V. LADWP 38
Carpenter, Ulric D. Building and Safety 19
Causey, Charles R. – –
Chen, Samuel T. LADWP 30
Crowder, Marvin A. – –
Danner, Sarah E. – –
Duran, Hector C. LADWP 33
Ferguson, Alton K. – –
Figueroa, Olivia S. Controller’s Office 26
Forbes, Daniel C. Rec and Parks 26
Garcia, Efren V. Public Works 21
Gomes, Paul E. LADWP 24
Gotanda, Mitsuko M. LADWP 36
Higa, Mabel M. LAPD/LADWP 12/8
Herrin, Ruby J. – –
Hogan, James A. Building and Safety 33
Hsu, Steven H. Finance 24
Jackson, Charles E. LADWP 38
Kipp, Richard A. LAPD 31
Knopf, Steven A. LAPD 24
Kountz, James A. General Services 40
Lara, David L. Building and Safety 35
Lassiter, Jeannetta – –
Lee, Jameson C. Building and Safety 33
Lee, Raymond J. LADWP 36
Long, Cheryl K. – –
Loriso, Richard L. LADWP 40
Love, Johnny M. Library 15
Madrid, Ernest LADWP 38
Maier, Paul – –
McEneaney, John F. LADWP 32
Mitani, Shigeo LADWP 43
Moore, Herbert C. – –
Muller, Barbara S. – –
Ortiz, Rosalina Rec and Parks 16
Perez, Jennie F. LADWP 37
Perez, Sheryl A. Animal Services 25
Portoghesi, Charles P. LADWP 30
Ramirez, Emma L. – –
Ramirez, John LADWP 32
Ramirez, Rachel LADOT 6
Ramos, Ramiro General Services 17
Reese, Billy R. LADWP 18
Rivera, Janet R. LADWP 33
Rodriguez, Estela Q. Transportation 31
Salazar, Jesus F. – –
Schooling, Adeline – –
Sieling, Harry A. LADWP 38
Simon, Kenneth W. General Services 9
Small, James J. LADWP 44
Smith, Ray – –
Sperling, Arlene – –
Stewart, Donald D. – –
Tomsco, Ralph A. LADWP 30
Trujillo, Venceslado L. Airports 18
Venzor, Frank A. LADWP 26
Watanabe, Norman – –
Watson, James M. – –
Whatley, Luther B. – –
Yomjinda, Anuchit Public Works 30