OBITUARY

Wilbert Walter Aggas

May 29, 1921March 17, 2011

Wilbert W. “Bill” Aggas died Thursday, March 17, 2011, surrounded by his family. Bill was born in Miami, Manitoba, Canada, May 29, 1921. He was preceded in death by his parents Herbert and Lillian Aggas, brothers Herbert George and Arnold, sisters Dorothy and Jean and his first wife Penny. The family moved to Detroit, Michigan, when Bill was a young boy. The jobs Bill held over the years were produce manager and checker at A & P Market, helped in his Dads’ ice business; garage door manufacturing, boat maintenance and car sales. After moving to California in 1961 he and his brother opened a T.V. sales and repair business. After a short stint at Rubottoms Cabinetry he went to work at Naval Civil Engineering Lab, Port Hueneme as a Planner/Estimator/Carpenter and he retired in 1986 after twenty three years. He served his country from 1942 to 1945 during World War II in the Army Air Corp. as an MP in Belem, Brazil, and then he was transferred to Ft. Benning, GA., where he trained as a paratrooper. His unit was deployed to England and France but didn’t see combat because Patton and his troops had ended the conflict there. Upon his return from military service he married his hometown sweetheart, Penny Allen, in 1946. His hobbies included gardening, carpentry, reading, coin collecting, U.S. history, baseball and travel. Bill is survived by his by his second wife of nineteen years Sue. In addition he is also survived by his daughter Christine Baker, daughter and son-in-law Lauretta and Mark Dirickson, and son Bill, Jr., step-daughters Laura Ferre and Linda Tuttle and their husbands Craig and Dan; Grandchildren Gary, Cameron, David and Sheila; step-Grandchildren Roy, Erin, Jessica and Heather and Great-Grandchildren Allison, John and Lauren, brother and sister-in-law Ed and Freddie Aggas and sister Joy Aggas. Graveside services will be held at Ivy Lawn Cemetery, Ventura, CA., on Friday, April 1st, 2:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Church of The Living Christ, 190 E. El Roblar, Ojai, CA., on Saturday, April 2nd, 1:00 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home and Crematory, 3150 Loma Vista Road, Ventura. Condolences may be sent to TedMayrFuneralHome.com.

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BONNIE TEEL

April 4, 2011

UNCLE BILL, SUCH A PLEASANT,SWEET MAN. ALWAYS HEARD FROM HIM AROUND MY BIRTHDAY SINCE CHRIS,AND I ALL SHARED BIRTHDAYS IN MAY ON MEMORIAL DAY. HE WILL BE MISSED, BUT HE'S HAVING A TRULY AWESOME START OF HIS INCREDIBLE JOURNEY INTO ETERNITY WITH ALL HIS WONDERFUL FRIENDS AND FAMILY. HE'S IN HIS ELEMENT. LOVE YOU!! UNCLE BILL

Tracy Stevenson

April 4, 2011

Uncle Bill used to take me to the driving range with him and let me hit buckets of balls for hours - I loved it and he loved showing me "how to hit it right!", later in life he told me it was one of his best ways to get me to slow down and be quieter, and he got to practice more golf!!! I will miss you always Uncle Bill! Love, Tracy

Edward Aggas

March 30, 2011

To add to memories of my brother Bill, When Freddie Jane and I were to be married, Who could fill the shoes for me as my Best Man, brother Bill of course!!
The best choice I could have made!!
Many stories of the two of us in life past but the most important, I'll see him in Heaven some day and fill in the rest. Give our parents a big hug for us left behind Bill.

Ed Aggas

March 29, 2011

Ed Aggas

March 29, 2011

Edward S. Aggas

March 28, 2011

A brother of "Brothers" he was to me. I will always remember brother Bill surounding me with guidance and suggestions as I was growing up. Leave the pimples alone Ed, they will take care of themselves. One time Arnold as usual was pestering me and Bil was behind him and told him to let me go or he would have to deal with Him. He go my feet planted in carpentery at the turn of my 18th birthday. I could say "He" was a second dad to me when our Dad worked hard to feed all of us.
I must say,Bill was very smart. He saw us kids mixing oleo margerne in a bowl with the coloring and didn't quite like it. He cooked up a suggestion to Mom that He couldn't eat anything but butter. The Doctor said that it made his skin break out. We got the oleo and Bill got the butter. I only found out just recently that He told me the hole story. I will always have him walking beside me and we will talk and have a good time. Enjoy our folks and family gone on before us Bill and enjoy Gods presence until we all meet once again. Love in Christ,
Your brother Edward and Familys

Dwight Stewart

March 23, 2011

It's hard to say goodbye to someone whom you have known for 62 years... I cannot help but remember Uncle Bill, who taught me at a young age, "Don't say goodbye; say See you later!"

His smile and his kind approach to life were priceless.

When I got out of the Army and came home to Oxnard, I was priviledged on occasion, to join Uncle Bill's Saturday golf group. We taked about the service. I asked him about his own experience as a paratrouper during WW2. He was reportedly on a plane with his platoon...ready to jump into enemy lines for the First Time when the mission was abruptly aborted. The men were soon told that they were returning
to the base... a ceasefire was called. Peace was being negotiated! I asked him if this was a true story how did it make him feel? He got up from the bench and snuffed out his Kool cigarette and said: "Yeah, I was pretty happy."

There was a sincerity and a simplicity to his lifestyle. His trademark comment was "Take it easy".

May we all reflect on Uncle Bill's life, his peaceful demeanor and his sense of humor. He was a good man.

Joyce Stewart

March 23, 2011

I will never forget how welcome Uncle Bill made me feel when Daryl and I married. He always greeted us with a big smile and a hug.
We will miss you, Uncle Bill, until we meet again.

Daryl Stewart

March 23, 2011

Uncle Bill was very kind to me and my twin when we were growing up. I will always remember him coming over to Grandma &Ggrandpa's house to give us haircuts. He will truly be missed as an example of how to live and raise a family. I am glad that he is not suffering any more.
-Daryl Stewart

chris baker

March 22, 2011

I am very grateful to have had you as a father and my sons to have had you as a Grandpa. You were a good & kind person.You kept your sense of humor until the end. So sorry you had to suffer so much. You almost made 90 yrs. Love you!