Thousand Oaks Strong
Remembering the lives that were lost.
Twelve people lost their lives at a crowded bar in Thousand Oaks, California, late Wednesday, November 7, 2018.
Cody Coffman, 22
Sean Adler, 48
Sgt. Ron Helus, 54
Alaina Housley, 18
Dan Manrique, 33
Justin Meek, 23
Kristina Morisette, 20
Telemachus Orfanos, 27
Noel Sparks, 21
Jacob Dunham, 21
Blake Dingman, 21
Mark Meza Jr., 20
Always in our Hearts and Memories.
MARK MEZA JR.
Meza studied photography at Santa Barbara City College in 2014. He would have turned 21 on Nov. 19, according to his family. Mark “Marky” Meza Jr. was taken from this world…...Read More
Friend Michael Moses told the Los Angeles Times that Jake loved to go off-roading. He said that when the group rode into the desert, Jake was “the life of the party.” He…...Read More
Kristina Morisette was born April 20, 1998. According to her Facebook page, she was a California native. She listed Simi Valley as her hometown and she attended Simi Valley High School. She…...Read More
Noel Sparks, 21, was majoring in art at Moorpark College. Her aunt, Patricia Sparks, said that Noel was an “all-around good girl. She was the kind of girl that if…...Read More
Blake Dingman, 21, a Newbury Park resident, played high school baseball at Hillcrest Christian School in Thousand Oaks. ...Read More
Ex-Marine sergeant Daniel Manrique dedicated his life to helping emotionally scarred veterans get back on their feet. And his death at the hands of a fellow Marine with post-traumatic stress…...Read More
Alaina Maria Housley was born July 27, 2000 She lived, laughed, loved, read, smiled and sang. She had a kind heart, a gentle soul and was so giving. She coached…...Read More
SGT. RON HELUS
It would be the last act of a 29-year law enforcement veteran described as hardworking and dedicated and, now, as a hero. Helus was among the first officers through the…...Read More
Father of Two. Husband. Loving. Protector. Sean Adler. Sean’s selfless and heroic efforts on the evening of November 7th certainly saved the lives of many young, college-aged kids who were…...Read More
Cal Lutheran Alumni and beloved son. Meek’s mother is a veteran of the Air Force and his father a Navy SEAL, wrote Jenn Zimmerman, Cal Lutheran’s veterans coordinator. Meek spent…...Read More
Loved by many in his hometown of Thousand Oaks. where he graduated from Thousand Oaks High School and had attended Moorpark College....Read More
Cody Lee Gifford-Coffman was born on August 29, 1996 to Jason Coffman and Cheryl Gifford-Tate in Ventura, CA. From the moment he could walk, Cody had a ball in his…...Read More