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William P. Gosland Jr.


1931 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
William P. Gosland Jr. Obituary
October 8, 1931 - October 18, 2015 William "Bill" Peter Gosland Jr. passed peacefully with family by his side on October 18th, 2015 from complications with lung cancer. Bill was born October 8th, 1931 in San Francisco, CA. Bill graduated from St Ignatius High School, attended San Francisco City College and graduated from San Francisco State University. In 1951, Bill and Virginia (Gina) married and raised three girls; Janice Olufson, Susan Gosland, and Theresa (Larry) Hansen and enjoyed 14 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. Bill worked for 29 years with Crown Zellerbach Corporation retiring in 1985 as Supervisor of Production Planning. Bill's passions included fly fishing, flying and travelling with his wife Gina. Bill was active with the Civil Air Patrol, commanding the largest squadron in California for 2 years and the Commemorative Air Force, serving as a Crew Chief on the WW II era B-17G "Sentimental Journey" out of Mesa, AZ. Bill was very involved with Fullerton Municipal Airport. Bill encouraged all he loved to pursue education and adventure. Memorial Mass will be held December 4th, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Saint Angela Merici Catholic church at 585 Walnut Ave. Brea, CA. In lieu of flowers, please consider becoming an Organ Donor or a donation to the .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Nov. 3 to Nov. 8, 2015
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