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  • ID: ind01902
  • Name: Maxwell Peterson FONDA
  • Given Name: Maxwell Peterson
  • Surname: Fonda
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 28 APR 1913 in Charleston, MS
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  • Death: 22 DEC 2013
  • Age: 100y 7m 24d in Upland, San Bernardino Co., CA
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  • Burial: Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Covina Hills), Covina, CA
  • Note: b. Charleston, MS; 1920 US Federal Census, Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS; 1930 US Federal Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA; res. Upland, CA; d. Upland, CA; bur. Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Covina Hills), Covina, CA; o. Physician; WWII US Army Flight Surgeon, 57th Fighter Group, 65th Squadron. North Africa, Italy, member of the Medical Corps [National World War II Memorial - Maxwell P. Fonda, M.D. Upland, CA U.S. Army Dr. Maxwell P. Fonda]; [Maxwell P. Fonda - Dislocation of the the Tibiotalar Joint Without Fracture: an Unusual Ski Injury - J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1952;34:662-664.]; [Donor to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Foundation per 2002 & 2005 Annual Reports]; [Maxwell P Fonda MD - Passed away peacefully at his home on December 22, 2013 at the age of 100 years. He was born on April 28, 1913 in Charleston, Mississippi to James and Maude Fonda. In 1923 the family moved to Southern California where they resided in Highland Park. Maxwell graduated from USC Medical School in 1942 with a degree in medicine. He served as a flight surgeon in the US Army Medical Corps during WWII with the 57th fighter group in Europe. After returning from his military duty he married his sweetheart, Winifred Rose Seidel on February 9, 1946. He then finished five years of residency in orthopedics and set up private practice in Pomona, 1951. He practiced orthopedics for 40 years at both Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center and San Antonio Community Hospital until retirement in 1990. He was a member of AMA, Western Orthopaedic Association and Pilgrim Congregational Church. His hobbies were fishing, fly tying and raising orchids. He lived a remarkable life and will be missed by many. His wife Winnie preceded him in death on May 21, 1988. He is survived by a daughter, Susan Evans and husband Phil of Palm Desert, CA; son Steven Fonda and wife Patty of Carson City, NV; along with 4 grandchildren and their spouses; and 6 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 600 N. Garey Avenue, Pomona, California on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm. Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on Jan. 9, 2014] >> <<

    Father: James VanVranken FONDA b: 01 MAR 1882 in Charleston, Tallahatchie Co., MS
    Mother: Maude Clifton PETERSON b: 06 DEC 1881 in Mississippi

    Marriage 1 Winifred Rose SEIDEL b: 17 JUL 1916 in Chicago, IL
    • Married: 13 FEB 1946 in California
    • Note: [California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records - Name: Maxwell P Fonda; Event Type: Marriage; Marriage Date: 13 Feb 1946; Marriage Place: Unknown, California; Spouse: Winifred R Seidel]
    1. Has No Children Living FONDA
    2. Has Children Living FONDA
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