HOOVER III, Herbert (Pete) Nov. 5, 1927 - Feb. 4, 2010 Devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Adventurer, benefactor and mentor to countless others. "Pete" Hoover died peacefully with his family by his side. A man who truly believed in living life to its fullest. He was blessed to have his beloved wife, Meredith by his side for 61 years of traveling as well as hours of volunteer service together with The American Red Cross. A man of great intelligence and wisdom, he was involved with many organizations as a consulting director. He was a man whose presence could engage an entire audience or relate to individuals on a one to one basis. He will be deeply missed and will always be remembered by his wife Meredith, (son) Stephen Hoover, (daughter) Leslie Hoover-Lauble (Todd), grandchildren, Jennifer Mosebach (Benjamin), Stephen H. Marsh and Hagen D. Lauble and great grandson Jackson B Mosebach; and so many others whose lives he touched during his life.
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A memorial service is planned for the future. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to: Doheney Eye Institute, 1490 San Pablo St., Los Angeles, CA 90033, Hoover Institution, 434 Galvez Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6010, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Assoc., 302 Parkside Drive, West Branch, IA 52358, House Ear Institute, 2100 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90057 Arrangements by Pierce Brothers Turner & Stevens, 626-287-0595
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 9, 2010