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David B. Jenkins

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David B. Jenkins, age 88, a long time resident of Palos Verdes passed away peacefully on December 18, 2011. David was born in Walsenberg, Colorado, the son of a coal miner and was proud of his Welsh American heritage. He was a veteran of World War II and served as an Army Medic in Europe was awarded the Purple Heart. He had retired from the Northrop Corporation where he had a long and distinguished career in Procurement, which included working for a time in the country of Iran. David was an avid golfer and served in various officer capacities at the Las Verdes Golf Course Mens' Club. In retirement he also volunteered for the Las Angeles County Sheriff's Office in Lomita. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mildred of Rancho Palos Verdes; his son, Dale Jenkins of Newport Beach; his daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Craig Schenasi; and his three grandchildren, David Schenasi, Denise Schenasi and Eric Schenasi, all of Rancho Palos Verdes. Graveside services will be private for the family. Memorial donations may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Road, Wilton, NH 03086.
Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 22, 2011
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