About Our Co-Workers

As A Reminder ...

Members of the International Senior's Club

Who Departed West are listed within their website.


Click HERE For Quick Access.

Vera Reichardt Tomei


LAX Reservations, Supervisor

BUR Airport Manager


... departed West during the month of July 2019

Ras Newsome


Manager, STL Reservations

Manager, LAX Reservations


... departed west during the month of May 2019.

Rick Rowe




Click HERE for details of his boarding a westbound flight.

on 28 December 2018.

Rebecca Yang


LAX Reservation Agent


... boarded a westbound flight on 30 December 2018.

No other information has been provided.

Aurelia Hovell


Reservations Agent:

Chicago .. July 1968 - June 1976

Los Angeles .. June 1976 - December 1985.


Departed West on 21 December 2018

in San Antonio Texas.


Memorial service this Saturday December 29th at Ruthie's
15908 NW Military Hwy
Shavano Pk, TX 78231
There will be a memorial service in Chicago January 19,2019, place(TBD)
Cards can be sent to her daughter
Soraya Hovell
5050 East End
Apt 11A
Chicago, Illinois 60615 

Bob Wade


STL Ticket Agent

ONT Station Manager

SNA Station Manager


... flew West 28 June 2018 of lung cancer.


Mrs. Carrie Wade

14230 S. Via Horma ...Sahuarita, AZ 85629

Ron Green


LAX Commissary

LAX Based Director of Customer Service (DCS)


... departed West on 01 August 2018.


For photos, please Click HERE.

Wife of:

Dan St. Clair


LAX Customer Service, Agent In Charge


Nancy St. Clair flew West on 02 August 2018.   Services were for family members only.   Condolences can be sent to Dan.


5106 Euculayptus .. Cypress, CA. 90630

Eszter Moritz, 86


LAX Teletype Operator

LAX Reservations


... has departed West onboard a luxury TWA Starstream Jet in Royal Ambassador First Class.  Eszter escaped communist Hungary in 1956 and soon thereafter became a US Citizen.   She departed westbound on 24 June 2018, from her home in Palm Desert; due to the aggressive Alzhimers disease.  

Will Stallbaumer


LAX Reservation Agent

LAX STL LAS Customer Service Agent


... departed West on TWA from LAS on March 09, 2018.   He lost his battle with COPD.   There will be no services.



Phil Stowers, 2612 Solar Corona Lane, Henderson NV 89044


For a direct link to the published obituary click HERE.

Dotty Menga Gary


LAX Reservation Agent


... departed west from Las Vegas on 26 February 2018.


She will be buried in Las Vegas beside her husband who departed West 2 years ago.


Son: Sal Menga, 702-355-0475

10921 Mill Cove Ave, Las Vegas NV 89134

Mike Eaton


The club just learned of Mike's departure.

No past or future dates received.

Cayler Lee Carter


The club just learned that Cayler did depart West recently.


Ralph Mays

LAX Mechanic


The club just learned of Ralph's departure.

No past or future dates received.

Linda O'Donnell

LAX Reservations in the 1970's


Flew  West on September 11, 2017 of brain cancer.


Husband: Tim Palmer

4119 Belinda St, Simi Valley CA 93063

Randy Kramer, 93
April 26, 1924 --- August 11, 2017
Our Mr TWA .. Our LAX airport ambassador has departed the airport on board a TWA Starstream Jet in Royal Ambassador First Class.   He is survived by his wife Sally, his children Michael, Brian and Susan. 

For thousands of passengers passing through the TWA terminal at LAX in the late twentieth century, the highlight of the trip was meeting a dapper retired pilot, Captain Randy Kramer, who roamed the departure lounges and Ambassador Club, engaging people with warmth and humor. Everyone knew him as Captain Randy and for three decades, he was the beloved greeter and chief ambassador of TWA.

Bill Ryba

LAX Airport Operations


Departed West: 03 July, 2017.

Shirley Chaney
LAX Reservations
Shirley passed on June 2, 2017.

Ed All, 84

1960's: LAX Reservations

1970's: LAX Cargo Reservations Information Center

1980's: LAX Air Frieght Customer Service

Retired: 01 May 1997


... departed West in Royal Ambassador First Class on April 7, 2017 at his residence in Gilbert, AZ.


Former club member who used to sing Auld Lang Syne at every club Christmas Luncheon.


Surviving is his wife, Connie plus his two children, a daughter and a son.

Vanoy Scott, 78

TWA 1969 - 2002

LAX Reservation Agent TW

LAX Reservation Supervisor TW

LAX Airport Operations TW AA

... departed West in Royal Ambassador First Class on Friday, March 17th 2017.   Vanoy was married to fellow TWA Reservation Agent Annette Smith.

Res Reunion 2002

Gloria Yuen, 88

LAX Reservations, 17 Years


... flew West in Royal Ambassador First Class on February 19th.

Joan Beaton, 79

LAX Reservations, 1978 to 1989


... flew West on December 7th 2016

"E.P." Powell,

Ramp Service, LAX


... flew West in Ambassador First Class on October 20th.

Dale John Collard, 69

LAX TW & AA, 35 years.


Departed west 17 September 2016


Anna Mae Woodworth

LAX Reservation Agent


... has flown West on 17 August 2016

Bert Franson

LAX Trans World Airlines
Departed West on May 28, 2016.

Ed Williams

LAX Trans World Airlines
LAX Alaska Airlines
... has flown West in Royal Ambassador First Class on June 2, 2016

James Regis Murphy, 85

LAX Customer Service Agent
LAX Ramp Service Agent
LAX Cargo Service Agent
... has flown West in Royal Ambassador First Class on May 10, 2016

Kaycee Hooper Mesina


LAX Reservations Agent
LAX Sales Department
LAX Director of Customer Service
" DCS - Narrow Body Aircraft
LAX Manager Automation Dept
" Western United States
... has flown West in Royal Ambassador First Class.
Click on above photo to enlarge.

Kathy Macias Woodworth

LAX Reservations Agent
... lost a long battle with cancer, and has flow West in Royal Ambassador First Class, March 2016

Maureen Giannini

LAX Reservations Agent
... departed West in Royal Ambassador First Class on 05 December 2015

Judy Bell Warne

LAX Reservations Agent
... departed West in Royal Ambassador First Class, February 2016.

Colleen Ryckman Daley

LAX Reservations Agent
... departed West in Royal Ambassador First Class, on Thursday, 07 January 2016, from Port Angeles, Washington.

Jeff Black, 74

LAX Reservations Manager
NYC Senior Director, Sales & Reservations
... departed west on Sunday, 06 December 2015, in Ashville NC.

Stanford Haruo Kashima, 74

LAX Airport Operations
... departed west on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 in Orosi, California.   He was born in Huleia, Kauai, Hawaii.

Joe Hilly

TWA LAX Employee
Labor Relations Lawyer
... departed west:
Friday, 23 October 2015

John Robinson, 85

LAX Reservation Agent
... departed west on Saturday, 10 October 2015 at home in Las Vegas after a long illness.  

Shirley Wyatt

LAX Reservation Agent
... departed west on Wednesday 10 June, 2015, in her home town of Minneapolis.  

Gordon Heath

30 Year LAX TWA Employee
... departed west, March 2015

Ellie Torres, 92

LAX Reservation Agent
... departed west Januaru 2015.
Ellie was living with her daughter in West Palm Beach.

Alan Dash

LAX Reservation Agent
... departed west, January 2015.   Alan was living in Idaho at the time of his departure.

Evelyn Karin

LAX Reservation Agent
... lost her battle with Alzheimers on 07 January 2015.