Thurtell and Related Families
Thurtell and Related Families

Notes for Roxanne Deal GROSS

Information about Roxanna Deal Gross was received from Dianne Davidson, the partner of Doney Oatman, in January 2000.

The California birth index found on the internet in August 2000 at shows that Roxana Dele Gross, whose mother's maiden name was Cattnach, was born June 20, 1940, in Los Angeles County, California.

The death certificate for Roxanna McDonald, California State File Number 63-147714, Registration District Number 7053, Certificate Number 27228, shows her name as Roxana D. McDonald and confirms that she died December 23, 1963, at 11:30 a.m. at U C L A Medical Center, 10877 LeConte, West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. It shows she was born June 20, 1940, in California, and that her Social Security number was 560-58-5449. She is shown as age 23, Caucasian, with her father Warren Gross, who was born in Canada. Her mother's maiden name was shown as Neva Turtell, born in Minnesota, on the death certificate but corrected on an affidavit filed May 4, 1964, to Neva Cattnach. The death certificate shows her last occupation was as a clerk with the Inglewood News, with the type of business shown as Newspaper (Advertising) and that she had been in this occupation for four months. It shows she had lived in the state of California and the county of death both for 22 years. The death certificate shows her last usual residence was 4940 Lennox Boulevard, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California. The death certificate shows she was married to Barry F. McDonald. His occupation is shown as Carpeting Service on the death certificate but corrected to Catering Service on the supplemental affidavit. The cause of death is listed as Cardiac Arrest Secondary to hypoxia (?) due to Pneumonia due to Suplemic (?) Lupus Erystematosis (?) with severe fibrosis and that her physician Gerald Lerus (?) MD had attended her from December 7, 1963, until December 23, 1963. It shows she was buried in Glenhaven Mortuary on December 27, 1963. The supplemental affidavit correcting the occupation of her husband and the name of her mother was signed by her mother, Neva B. Oatman, age 63, 6626 Yucca Avenue, 29 Palms, California, on March 23, 1964, and also by Nina M. Wisdom, age 71, 6626 Yucca Avenue, 29 Palms, California.

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