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Carl Aldon Cooper, 89, died Dec. 15, 1999, in Burbank.

Mr. Cooper was born in Sentinnel, Okla. He lived in Burbank for 54


years. A retired aviation mechanic, he served in the Navy during World

War II.

Mr. Cooper was involved in the Knights of Columbus, Boys Town and was

an active parishioner at St. Finbar Catholic Church.


He is survived by his sons, Tony and Greg; daughters, Mary N.

Burgeson, Mary Margaret Fekete and Marty Greenberg; 10 grandchildren; and

two great-grandchildren.

A rosary service was held Monday and funeral services Tuesday at St.

Finbar Catholic Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver



John Carter, 52, died Dec. 17, 1999, in Burbank.


Mr. Carter was born in La Crosse, Wis. He lived in Burbank for 11

years. He was a radio announcer for Westwood One Broadcasting. Mr. Carter

was also a KCBS-FM weekend sports anchor, a KRLA news announcer, and a

traffic anchor for KFWB and KRLA radio stations and for K Highway. He was

a member of Masonic Lodge No. 406.

He is survived by his son, Jason Foshee; mother, Helen Foshee; and

brother, Bobby Foshee.

Interment will be private. Eckerman-Heisman Funeral Service is


handling arrangements.


Evelyn C. Sharpe, 85, died Dec. 14, 1999, in Ridgecrest.

Mrs. Sharpe was born in Linden, Fla. She managed Martino’s Bakery in

Burbank before retiring in 1986. She was a Burbank resident for more than

30 years. She was a member of the League of Women Voters, the Emblem

Club, All Faith Gospels PWOC Circles, the American Baptist Woman’s

Association of the First Baptist Church and past member and docent of

Maturango Museum.

She is survived by her lifemate, Clay Tindall; daughter, Marlene S.

Altieri; grandchildren, Robert Michael Page and Richard Scott Page; and

great-grandson, Ryan Fleming Page.

A memorial service was held Friday at First Baptist Church in

Ridgecrest. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the

American Heart Association, Kern County Chapter, 404 Truxton Ave.,

Bakersfield, CA, or to the American Cancer Society, Ridgecrest Chapter.


John L. Maker, 84, died Dec. 18, 1999, at his Burbank home.

Mr. Maker was born in Crabtree, Pa., and lived in Burbank for 57

years. He owned the Mobile gas station on the corner of Glenoaks and

Magnolia boulevards until 1959.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rosemary; four children,

Joseph, Colleen Harrod, Patricia Soderblom and Margie Walters; 11

grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

A visitation was held Tuesday at Valley Funeral Home in Burbank.

Funeral Mass will be held at 9 a.m. today at St. Francis Xavier Catholic

Church in Burbank. Burial will be at San Fernando Mission Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Providence St.

Joseph Home Hospice, 3413 Pacifica Ave., Burbank, CA 91505.


Robert A. Titus, 63, died Dec. 17, 1999, at his Burbank home. Mr.

Titus was born in Michigan and lived in Burbank for 30 years. He was

retired from Sears, where he worked as a repair and service technician

for 30 years.

Mr. Titus is survived by his daughter, Tracy Johnson; brothers, Gerald

and Larry; and sister, Mary Czubak.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Forest Lawn

Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills. Interment will be private.