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Marianne Z. Kainz, a longtime resident of Hermosa Beach California, passed away peacefully on Monday March 20, 2017. A native Californian, she was 76 when she died. She was the Director of Nursing at Olive View Hospital for over 40 years. Marianne was a faithful member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Marianne had a love for the beach, especially Hermosa Beach. Marianne also had a love for people. She made a significant impact on people from the younger generation, knowing they influence future generations. Marianne is survived by two brothers, Walter S, Kainz and James F. Kainz; her nephew, Jeffrey S. Kainz; her two nieces, Sherie L. Kainz Ibarra and Christie A. Prairie Chicken and her grand-nieces, Christie Lynn Kainz and Alana Izumi Kainz. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday March 27, 2017 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Marianne will be laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe in lieu of flowers.

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  1. I am Clara and Bob Nowak’s daughter. I’ve known Marianne since I was small. It was fun to go to California all the way from Ohio to visit. It was always exciting. She took our family to Disney Land. She was such a wonderful, knowledgable person. And I think she had EVERYTHING in her purse. And if she didn’t have it that day, it seem to be there the next day. I have many fond memories of her! God Bless all of you.

  2. I do believe that one of the reasons I wanted the position as medical librarian at Olive View/UCLA was due partially to my interview with Marianne back in 1991. The nurses were celebrating a birthday for a staff member and Marianne, during the interview, stressed the importance of celebrating one’s birthday or a life cycle event. I was amazed at her loving and caring words. She continued to inspire me until several weeks ago and I will miss her always. Rest in peace, Marianne. With love, Marsha

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