Roberta Paregien Loffswold Fournier (1944-2015)

Roberta Paregien Loffswold Fournier (1944-2015)

Roberta Paregien Loffswold Fournier, a 1961 graduate of FUHS and a former long-time Fillmore resident, died on Friday, June 5, 2015 in Ione, California. She was 71 years of age. She had been virtually house-bound for several years and died from complications of COPD. Her body was cremated and there was a private rememberance. Her brother, Stan Paregien, did write an illustrated essay about her life which can be viewed online at The Paregien Journal on
Mrs. Fournier was the daughter of the late Harold Paregien (long-time citrus farmer with the Edwards Ranch in Piru) and the late Evelyn Paregien Spradling (long-time school cafeteria manager in both Piru and Fillmore). All were at one time members of the Fillmore Church of Christ.
She and her late first husband, David Loffswold, had two sons: Douglas Loffswold of Portland, Oregon; and Bradley Loffswold of Ione, Calif. Brad and his wife, Michelle, have two children: Madelynn and Roland.
Roberta and her late second husband, Norm Fournier, had no children together. They lived in Fillmore while owning and operating "The Record Fan" (selling ceiling fans and used records) in Saticoy and Santa Paula, then lived in Jackson, Calif. and operated a store there for years.
In addition, she is survived by her brother, Stan Paregien (FUHS Class of 1959) and his wife Peggy of Bradenton, Florida); by her nephew, Stan Paregien Jr and his wife Becky of Waterloo, Illinois; by her niece Stacy Paregien Magness of Snook, Texas; by her aunt Thelma Cauthen Reeves of Ft. Worth, Texas; by her cousins Paul, Reggie and Melvin Cauthen and Janet Reeves all of Arlington, Texas; by her cousin Jerry Russell Paregien and his wife Muriel of Kingsport, Tenn.; by her cousin Danny Paregien and wife Pat of Bakersfield, Calif.; and by her cousin Mrs. Troy (Lucille) Gary, formerly of Fillmore and now living in Oxnard.
She is also survived by most of the members of the FUHS Class of 1961 and by many other relatives and friends. Donations in her memory may be made to the charity of one's choice.