ELOISE MARY WHITCHER, of Gardena , passed away on Friday, June 27, 2003 in San Pedro, CA. Eloise was born January 31, 1921 in Montana and was 82 when she passed away. Survivors include her sons, Dave Whitcher of San Juan Capistrano, CA, Rod Whitcher of Redondo Beach, CA and Michael Whitcher of San Clemente, CA and her Daughters, Janice Riggo of Mokelumne, CA, and Nancy Whitcher-Jones of San Juan Capistrano, CA. Also left to mourn her passing are her Sisters, Dorothy (Mae) Murphy of Cottonwood, CA, and Teresa Hendricks and Alice Wilson, both of Red Bluff, CA. She is the blessed Grandmother of fourteen and Great grandmother of eight. She was preceded in death by her devoted Husband, Judson Whitcher in August of 2000 and very recently by her dear son, Judd Whitcher who passed away on June 18th, just nine days prior to Eloise. Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 PM at WHITE AND DAY COLONIAL CHAPEL, 901 W. Torrance Blvd., (at Prospect Avenue), Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Rosary recitation will also be Tuesday evening at 7:00 PM at the same location. Catholic Prayer services will be conducted on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at 10:00 AM at the Graveside at Roosevelt Memorial Park, 18255 So. Vermont Avenue, Gardena, CA.

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  1. Dear Rod, Mike and Kathleen we would like to express our deepest heartfelt sympathies on the passing of your beloved mother and pray that the Lord gives you strength and comfort through these difficult times…you are in our hearts and prayers….much love always, The Mentges family

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