Howard Page |

Howard Page

Howard H. Page of Mission Viejo died March 3 at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. He was 92.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Grass Valley.

Mr. Page was born in 1916 in Swatow, China, to missionary parents and attended the American boarding school in Shanghai.

During World War II he served as an officer in the U.S. Army. He was assigned to act as an interpreter to Chinese forces in the China Burma India Theater training the Chinese troops. He was commissioned as an honorary 2nd lieutenant in the Chinese Army by Chiang Kai Shek. He also served in the Korean War from 1952 to 1953.

Mr. Page worked in the aerospace industry as an electronics engineer until his retirement in 1982. In retirement, he enjoyed sailing and served one term as commodore of the Capistrano Bay Yacht Club in Dana Point.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Maria; daughters Judy Page of Evergreen, Colo., and C. Page Brown of Grass Valley; and granddaughter, Lindsay Lohrenz of Ralston, Wyo.

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