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Thaten Jimmie Anthony

1931 - 2014, Santa Barbara

Thaten Jimmie Anthony
83 died in his home in Santa Barbara California where he passed away with a
smile upon his face.
Born in Dallas TX May 7th 1931 to George and Rose Thaten He is one of five
children who preceded him in death Harry, Michie, Pat, and Mina.
Jimmie moved to Selma CA where he worked as a Masonry contractor. He met his
wife Betty Anne they had three children Jimmie, Mike, and Rose Anne.
His son Jimmie worked with his Dad from the age of eight years old.
Jimmie and his son moved to Santa Barbara, CA in 1969 with 1,200.00 in their
pocket and an old work truck.
Went to work doing Masonry side by side opening their business Mission
Masonry, which became an established business. So many people in Santa
knew Mr. Thaten that a lot of their work is virtually word of mouth. Jimmie
loved his work, and did so until the day he died working together for 55 years as
father and son.
Jimmie will be rembered for his cowboy hard hat "that hat saved my life many
times"
He is survived by his son Jimmie M Thaten, Vicki Grandchildren Sharon, Jennifer,
and Christopher Great Grandchildren Madison, Matthew, Clint, Clara, Clayton
Spouses Tim, Sarah
A very kind and generous man always thinking of others a warm and loving sprit
Service Friday September 26th 1:30pm Santa Barbara cemetery 901 Channel
Dr Santa Barbara Ca
Celebration of Life
Saturday September 27 th 2:00 PM 945 Ward Dr Club HouseBBQ

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