Honoring Memory of Citizen and Veteran

March 27, 2017 / Comments Off on Honoring Memory of Citizen and Veteran


The Tribe honors the memory of the late Verne Robert Newman (1922 – 1985) for his brave, devoted, and selfless service in the Armed Forces of the United States.

Verne Robert Newman Sr. was born in Pacoima, CA, Los Angeles, California, USA on 1/19/1922. He was the fourth child of Alfred Newman and Katherine Ortega. He had one brother (Alfred L. Newman Jr.) and three sisters: Rita Georgiana Newman, Evelyn Marie, Newman, Catharine Shirley Newman.

The Tribe is thankful to his family for the opportunity to honor his memory and his service to the United States of America.

Family of Verne Newman Sr. from L to R: son Verne Newman Jr., wife Dorothy Newman holding the special award, and son Glen Newman at Rudy Ortega Sr. Park, March 2017.