In Memory-Pre 1938

 Lois Shell - Class of 1928

2/24/1911 - 10/25/2014
A longtime resident of Fullerton, Lois Shell passed away on Oct. 25, 2014, in her home. Lois was a former elementary school teacher in Fullerton and moved to town with her family in 1918 at age 7. Her father, Arthur Shell, was a well known real estate businessman with Will and Howard Irwin, and later with his own firm in Fullerton. Lois spent her adolescent years in Fullerton's local schools. She graduated from UCLA. For the next 40 years, she and her sister Mildred worked as full-time teachers in Fullerton, before retiring. Lois continued her love for teaching by tutoring children. In retirement, Lois and her sister Mildred Shell traveled the world extensively. Lois also enjoyed the many years of her active volunteering with the Republic Party. She spoke often how much she enjoyed politics.
Over the course of a lifetime, Lois has profoundly affected many people. Her impact will continue for generations. She enlightened, encouraged and inspired thousands of students during her career as a Fullerton Public School Teacher and being a friend to many. Lois attributes her longevity to believing "Live within the positive and let the negative go". She is survived by her niece, Alicia Shell Parks.


 Avery Vincent Streech - Class of 1931

1913 – 2014
 Avery Vincent Streech was born in Fullerton, CA, February 7, 1913, and passed away peacefully in Fullerton on November 10, 2014. He attended Fullerton Union High School and in later years attended the FUHS Pow Wow, as a proud Indian of the Class of 31.
Avery believed "Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a handsome and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, "WOW, what a ride!"-Hunter S. Thompson
He is survived by a son, Vincent C. Streech (FUHS Class of 1961) and family of Scottsdale, AZ; daughter, Catherine Frazier and family of Fullerton, CA; and sister, Helen Clucas, and family of Orange, CA. He is also survived by his 6 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Agnes Caroline; his daughter, Suzanne Semones-Maryland; and his brother, Wilbur Streech of New York.
An electrician by trade, he turned his skills into a successful electrical contracting business (Streech Electric) in Fullerton. He was an 80-year member of IBEW.
His zest for life was shown as an avid hunter, fisherman, water skier, photographer and private pilot.
Where Dad went-we followed!!