MEISTRELL, JOSEPH LEO a 62 year resident of the South Bay (Manhattan Beach) , passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2002 at home. He was born in Boonville, MO, on March 1, 1918 and was a painting contractor for 35 years. Joseph is survived by Wife, Dorothy Meistrell of Manhattan Beach, CA, Son, Joseph Meistrell of Palos Verdes Estates, CA, Daughter, Alison King of Redondo Beach, CA, Sister, Mary Ann Kopp of CO, Sister, Frances Hickam of Fallbrook, CA, Sister, Judy Story of OR, Brother, William Meistrell of Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, Brother, Robert Meistrell of Hollywood Riviera, CA, Grandson, David Meistrell and Granddaughter, Julie Woodson, both of Redondo Beach, CA. Celebration of Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Manhattan Beach on Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 10:30 AM. Private inurnment will be at Inglewood Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Vitas Hospice, 990 W. 190th Street, Suite 120, Torrance, CA. 90502 or the Parkinson Foundation, 10850 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 730, Los Angeles, CA., 90024.

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  1. To Alison and her family Hi we used to do independent study on the senior patio at Costa. I lost my Mom in 99 and it was so hard. I saw your Father\’s notice in the Daily Breeze and wanted to express my heartfelt feelings of sympathy for you and yours. It\’s been alot of years but I still can hear your unique laugh. Maybe you can e-mail me sometime when things are all calmed down? Sincerely Susan ison and her family,

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