LINSCOTT, John Patrick, age 86 of Simi Valley, passed away on January 31, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Margaret, sisters Margaret Obradovich (Daniel), Mary Conarchy (William), Brother James LINSCOTT CSC Norte Dame, Indiana and Robert Linscott (Bernice). He married Gerda vonHoersten (deceased 1985) in 1956 in Milwaukee, WI. He is survived by his 5 children; Patricia Jones, Catherine Brethouwer (Todd), John Linscott Jr (Karen), Marianne Plasecki and Karen Linscott. 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Served in the Air Force from 1952 - 1955.
John joined I.A.T.S.E. Local 33 in 1955 and worked for CBS TV in Milwaukee. He moved to CA in 1959 where he was an associate producer on Stump the Stars. Moved on to the Valley Music Theatre as the head sound man prior to becoming the Head Soundman and Production Manager at The Forum, which was owned by Jack Kent Cooke, home of the Lakers and the Kings. John worked at the Forum from 1966 - 1996 at which time he retired.
An active member of the Knights of Columbus #5803 where he was Past Grand Knight and Past Faithful Navigator. Also a member of the Simi Valley Elks.
Services will be held at St. Rose of Lima church on Friday, March 5, 2021 @ 10am.
In remembrance of John’s life, the family asks that any charitable donations be made to the Knights of Columbus Council #5803.