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Sam Michael Barbata


1919 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Sam Michael Barbata Obituary
July 27, 1919 - October 18, 2016 Born on July 27th, 1919 in Trinidad Colorado. Died on October 18th, 2016 in Woodland Hills California. Sam and his brother Chuck owned Barbata's Steak House on Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills for over fifty years. Sam was a top turret gunner on a B-17 bomber during WWII. He flew a total of fifty-four missions over Europe and North Africa.His wife Iva passed away in 1998. He is survived by his brother Chuck and sister in law Gwen, brother John and sister in law Sandra, plus numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your local SPCA.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 24 to Oct. 25, 2016
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