Obituaries

Virginia Kathrine Hansen

30 May 1927 - 18 August 2020

Virginia K. Hansen née Wilzbach of Calimesa, California left this world peacefully on August 18th, 2020 in the home that was built for her by her husband Walter R. Hansen (1908-1973). She began life in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from Mother of Mercy High School (1945).

Donald J. Erdek

21 December 1935 - 16 August 2020

Donald J. Erdek was born on December 21, 1935 in Manville, New Jersey. He graduated with high honors from Rutgers University in 1963 earning a degree in chemistry.

Scott Bergan Kay

28 April 1948 - 11 August 2020

Scott Bergan Kay, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in San Antonio after a long struggle with liver disease and diabetes. Born in Ross, California on April 28, 1948, Scott was raised in Saudi Arabia where his father worked for the Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO).

Alan Eric Allsebrook

6 August 2020

Alan Eric Allsebrook died in San Antonio Tlayacapan on August 6 at the age of 89. Born in 1931 in Kaslo, British Columbia, Eric was the younger of two children of Alan and Lucy Allsebrook, English immigrants to Canada. 

Armineh Bezdikian

5 August 2020

Armineh passed away on August 5, 2020, in Glendale, California, at age 77, after a long illness. She was born and brought up in Beirut, Lebanon, and worked in Saudi Arabia from 1975 to 2003, initially in Al-Khobar and then in Aramco, Dhahran, then moved to California to be near her family.

Robert Goodfellow

28 December 1923 - 4 August 2020

Robert T. “Bob” Goodfellow died August 4th, 2020 aged 96. He was born December 28th, 1923. He worked for ARAMCO from 1968 to 1986 in both Dhahran and London.

Claudine Pearson Luppi

30 March 1928 - 4 August 2020

Claudine Pearson Luppi, age 92, passed away on August 4, 2020 due to complications from Covid-19. The eldest of 8 children, Claudine was born in Lewiston, Idaho on March 30, 1928 to Anna Lucile (Sanderlin) and Wilbur Leander Pearson.

Anacletus Renzi

3 August 2020

Anacletus (Ned) Renzi, named after the third Pope, was born in Veroli, FR, Italy, the son of Santo and Cristina Renzi, immigrated to the USA in 1927, and lived in Tuckahoe, New York until joining the United States Navy in 1942.

Marland W. Townsend

11 November 1927 - 28 July 2020

Capt. Marland W. “Doc” Townsend entered the U.S. Navy flight training program in June 1945 and was designated a naval aviator in September 1948.

Jonathan Jay Wallace

12 April 1955 - 23 July 2020

Jonathan Jay Wallace left a hole in the hearts of those who loved him when he passed away on July 23, 2020 from intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.

Donald LeTellier

14 July 2020

Donald "Brent" LeTellier was born in Knoxville in 1964 and passed suddenly from this world due to cardiac arrest on July 14, 2020. In grade school, he moved with his family to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia where he met most of his life-long "ARAMCO Brat" friends.

Margaret M. Keitel

12 August 1950 - 12 July 2020

Margaret M. (Voyle) Keitel, 69, died on July 12, 2020 at University Hospital in Iowa City from pulmonary fibrosis. Margaret had been a resident of Iowa City for the last 27 years. Margaret was born on August 12, 1950 in Risca, Wales, United Kingdom and was the second child of Horace Voyle and Kathleen (Gilbert) Voyle.