Bernstein, Benjamin, 80, of Northridge, retired furniture salesman. Groman-Eden Mortuary, Mission Hills.

Burgess, Steven Douglas, 26, of Reseda, engineer for Haas Automation. Halley-Olsen Funeral Chapel, Lancaster.

Collings, Claude W., 56, of Lancaster, security guard for Rockwell International. Murphy Mortuary, Lancaster.

Dalton, Jacquiline Lee, 61, of Burbank, special education assistant for Los Angeles Unified School District. Eckerman-Heisman Funeral Service, Burbank.


Lance, Randall (Randy), 35, of Studio City, landscaper. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Hollywood Hills.

McCutcheon, Thomas R., 50, of North Hollywood, math instructor at Pierce College. Aftercare California Cremation & Burial Society, Van Nuys.

Schmidt, Howard C., 87, of Sun Valley, retired aircraft parts inspector. Pierce Brothers Valhalla Mortuary, North Hollywood.

Walpole, John Robert, 81, of Van Nuys, retired advertising salesman for Copley News Service. Forest Lawn Mortuary, Hollywood Hills.


Walth, Francine Annette, 42, of Quartz Hill, licensed vocational nurse for Lancaster Community Hospital. Antelope Valley Cremation Service.

Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service to readers. They are based on information provided by mortuaries.