Obituaries Sept/Oct 2014 The Desert Sun, Palm Springs CA –Dalton; Globenfelt; Goldner; Meads; Hoag

Jack Clark Dalton died Sept. 18, 2014

  Published in The Desert Sun from Sept. 24 to Sept. 26, 2014
Jack Clark Dalton, 85, died Sept. 18, 2014 in Rancho Mirage, Calif., of heart failure. He leaves his wife of 45 years, Melba Dalton; daughters Chris Nelson (Mike), Betsy Jansen (Rich); son, Jim Dalton; grandsons Mark and Max; and his adored schnauzer, Bailey. He was VP and General Manager of the west coast division of Federal Paper Board, a Fortune 500 company. Jack was a resident of The Springs Country Club for 22 years and served on their Homeowners Association Board of Directors. He was most proud of his involvement in the planning and development of their Fitness Center. Over the years Jack enjoyed tennis, golf, sailing and classic sports cars.
Dad, we know you are healthy again and enjoying your daily walks in the green field with your beloved pups, Max and Spencer.
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Sheila Eger died September 24 2014

 Published in The Desert Sun from Sept. 27 to Sept. 29, 2014
Sheila Eger passed away September 24 after a 2-year battle with cancer. Sheila was born on February 21, 1948 in Blue Island, Ill. After her education she joined U.S. Gypsum Co. in Chicago, Ill. It was soon after that the Continental Illinois National Bank courted her to join their Investment Department as a bond trader. In 1975 she married her husband John, an investment manager for First Star Bank, and moved to Wisconsin to join him. Sheila continued her investment career with several firms including Paine Webber and Merrill Lynch. In 1991 Sheila and John moved to Indian Wells, Calif. to escape the cold Wisconsin weather where Sheila continued her career ending up with Wells Fargo Advisors as Senior Vice President for the last 10 years. During her years in the valley, she produced “Market Wrap” on KWXY Radio in which she gave market information each afternoon and evening. Sheila is survived by her husband of forty years, John; three loving stepsons and their families from Sonoma County; and two sisters, Deborah and Renee from Illinois. She will be missed by all who knew her. Services were private. Forest Lawn Memorial Parks & Mortuaries.
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Merle Globenfelt (1925 – 2014) Sept. 20, 2014

Published in The Desert Sun on Sept. 26, 2014

Merle Globenfelt, 88, of Rancho Mirage, Calif., passed away Sept. 20, 2014. He was born Dec. 17, 1925 in Fresno, Calif. In 1975 he married Emilie and resided in Rossmoor, Calif., before moving to Rancho Mirage in 1993. Merle retired from the fashion/garment industry where he spent more than 40 years in the trendsetting LA Fashion Mart. Once retired, he and Emilie enjoyed their tours of golfing throughout the world. His favorite golf course was Kapalua Bay Course in Hawaii.
He is survived by his loving wife, Emilie, who resides in Rancho Mirage; his daughter Stephanie who resides in Huntington Beach, Calif.; as well as his loving dog companion Vicki. Arrangements are being handled through Wiefels in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. No funeral services are to be held.
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Louis B. Goldner (1924 – 2014) died Sept. 23, 2014

  Published in The Desert Sun on Sept. 27, 2014

Louis B. Goldner, 90, of La Quinta, California, died Sept. 23, 2014, from cancer. He was born on July 27, 1924, in Akron, Ohio, to Ben and Goldie Goldner. He married Rosalie Baskin on July 18, 1948, in Long Beach, California. He owned and operated Cleveland Tux, a chain of men’s formalwear rental stores in northeast Ohio for 30 years. He was the founding president of the American Formalwear Association. He was a member of Jewish War Veterans and volunteered at FIND-Meals on Wheels, La Quinta Senior Center, Marthas Village and Kitchen, Parabus Tennis Open, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs Follies and various veterans organizations. He served as a U.S. Army Signal Corps staff sergeant in the Philippines during World War II.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Rosalie Goldner; his daughter, Laura B. Goldner of Denver; his sons Gary Goldner of Twinsburgh, Ohio, Mark Goldner and wife Laurie of Akron, Ohio, and Bruce A. Goldner and wife Julia L. of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida; granddaughters Emma and Leah Goldner- de Beer; and grandson Josh Goldner. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel, 69855 E. Ramon Rd., Cathedral City, CA 92234. The family suggests that donations be made to the American Cancer Societyor Jewish War Veterans.
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Pam “Polly” (Meads) Hoag (1933 – 2014) died Sept. 19, 2014

 Published in The Desert Sun on Sept. 26, 2014

Polly (Pam) passed away peacefully on Sept. 19, 2014. Pam was born in St. Louis, Missouri on Oct. 23, 1933. Pam attended the University of Missouri where she received a degree in journalism. She joined Meredith Publishing Co. in Des Moines, Iowa, and edited the Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book. She met Jack Hoag at Meredith, and they were married. They then moved to Chicago and spent many happy hours working and raising their son, Richard Hoag. Richard and his wife Kimberly have a daughter, Brittany, and a son, John. Twenty years ago, Pam and Jack moved to Palm Desert, California, and bought a home at Marrakesh. Fun was a way of life. Friends and family were a big part of this, too.
There will be a memorial service for Pam at Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. Please send contributions to the

. God bless you, Polly. We will love you forever.

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