Jazlyn Mendiola Obituary, Death – Jazlyn Mendiola has died. After moving to California in 1956, he found work with North America Rockwell, where he eventually rose to the level of Assistant Vice President. However, he decided to retire at the age of 55 so that he and his wife “Scotty” could travel the world together. In 1983, they settled down in Santa Maria as their permanent place of residence.
Jake was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks for more than 40 years and served as an official in the organization for the final quarter of a century at lodge #1538 in Santa Maria. During his time as an Elk, Jake was involved in numerous charitable and community service projects. Volunteering his time, he served the Hispanic community in the roles of grant writer for the Santa Maria Symphony Orchestra, bilingual English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher for the Hispanic community, and census taker for the Hispanic community.
Violet C. “Scotty” Brown, his wife of 65 years, is the only person he leaves behind. He is also survived by his three daughters, Tracy Stewart of Healdsburg, California, Alice (Leroy) Miranda of Cherry Valley, California, and Judy Hewitt of Perris, California; his seven grandchildren, Glenn, Karen, Travis (Lisa), Brandt, Avery (Sarah), Brandy (Will), and Loretta; and his nine great-grandchildren, Victoria, (Baby Jake).