Sophie D. Altenes, age 89, passed away October 25, 2012. She was born on November 22, 1922, in Detroit, MI. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. James J. Altenes, MD. She is survived by sons John (Teri) of El Segundo and Elias/Lee (Sharon) of Redondo Beach; grandchildren Marcy Altenes, John and Carlee Laster; great grandchildren Julianna and James Fraelich; six nieces and nephews; and 18 grand nieces and nephews. A 65 year resident of the South Bay, she retired from Hughes Aircraft Company in 1987. Memorial service to be held at Rice Mortuary in Torrance on November 17, 2012 at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church, 722 Knob Hill, Redondo Beach , CA 90277.

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