Victor Whisenand, of Galt passed away from natural causes on Feb. 13, 2003. He was 89.
He was born in Omaha, Nebraska on Dec. 25, 1913. He lived in Baldwin Park and Whittier from 1956-1994. He was a resident of Galt since 1994.
He was retired from Cal Tech's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in 1976 after 20 years of service.
He served in WWII in the 26th Signal Corp. of the United States Army in Europe. He was awarded Battle Stars for Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns.
He was a proud member of the Lions Club of Galt and Southern California and a member of the Lutheran Church for many years. He was also a long-time season ticket holder of the Anaheim Angels.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Mildred Whisenand of Galt; sons, Alan and Gary; a brother, Robert; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Feb. 18 at the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Pastor Mary Sanders officiated. Committal followed the service at the Galt Cemetery.