C. Ken Chamberlin A 20-year resident of Redondo Beach, Ken Chamberlin, passed away 13 February 2004 at the age of 66 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Santa Monica, CA on 23 December 1937, graduated from Big Bear High School in 1955 and California State Polytechnic College with a BS in Engineering in 1969. He joined the United States Forest Service in 1969 and retired after 17 years of service at which time he opened Big Sky Plumbing in 1985 in Redondo Beach. Ken is survived by his wife of 16 years, Jean, step-son Eric (Debbie) Dorler, and grandsons Richard and Dillon Dorler of Oklahoma, step-son Jeff Dorler of Redondo Beach, sister Pat (Ken) Martin and nieces, nephews and many friends. He was a lifetime member of SoCal Motorcycle Club (desert racing), member of Dirt Riders Motorcycle Club (trail riding), loved camping with friends and family and skiing at June Mountain. Services will be held at White & Day Colonial Mortuary, 901 Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA at 10:00am, Thursday, 19 February 2004. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Peregrin Hospice, Inc., 1403 W. Lomita Blvd., #301, Harbor City, CA 90710 or the American Cancer Society, 1.800.227.2345

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  1. Dear Jeanie I am so sorry for the lost of your husband Ken . May knowing that you are cared for by so many , even over the miles, give you some comfort. You are in my heart. Love, Nancy

  2. Jeannie, I\’m so sorry for your loss, you and Ken seemed so happy together. The saying nothing last forevee is really hard to swallow sometimes, especially when it has happened 2 others times in you life. My prayers and thought s are with you and your sons on this day of memory of Ken. Till we all meet again in the heavens try to stay strong and sweet as always. JEAN CLEMONS MAUGHAN TERRY\’S EX WIFE AND FRIEND MAY THE PEACE AND LOVE OF GODS LIGHT KEEP YOU FOREVER STRONG!

  3. Dear Jean, I have worked across the street from your home since March 31, 1980. Over these many years, I have had the pleasure of having many conversations with your husband Ken and yourself. Talks of changes of your home, the pets and his love of camping and riding. I will truly miss him and our conversations. My deepest sympathies go out to you and the rest of your family. I too suffered a loss of my mother to cancer. I have found solace in knowing that our loved ones are now walking free of all our humanly frailties.

  4. Dear Jean and Family, My husband and I work across the street from you at Verizon and have had the privilage of knowing Ken a little from conversations we\’ve had. He will be missed. You and your family have our deepest sympathies.

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