June E Lee
Aug. 6, 1922 - Aug. 26, 2014
June was born and raised in the International District of Seattle, Washington. June's family ran a store and restaurant catering to Americans and hosted banquets for the Chinese community. In 1933, June, then 11, and her mom accompanied her dad to China where he soon after passed away. There she met her two older sisters. In 1941, her mother bought a five-bedroom home on Seattle's Beacon Hill. The...
Jan. 21, 1923 - Aug. 23, 2014
Palo Alto, California
Bernie Roth was born to Kalman and Miriam Roth in Brooklyn, New York. Bernie was 91 years old. He married his high school sweetheart, Toby Gartman, and they had a wonderful life together for 70 years. She preceded him in death two years ago.
Bernie served in WWII in the Army/Air Force, with the 447 squadron in a B-17 as a bombardier, and flew 80 missions. Upon his return from the war, he manage...
Daniel H Goodman
Aug. 11, 1916 - Aug. 23, 2014
Menlo Park, California
Daniel H. Goodman, 98, died at his home on August 23, 2014. Dan was born on August 11, 1916, to Samuel and Rae Goodman in El Paso, Texas. After high school, Dan worked at various jobs in El Paso before enlisting in the U.S. Navy in May 1941. He was already on active duty when the United States entered World War II. He rose from seaman to the commissioned rank of Lieutenant JG.
Dan married H...
Community leader Peter Louis Pavlina passed away Aug. 22 at his home after a short illness.
He was born Oct. 17, 1925 in Mountain View, California. His father Luka immigrated in 1913, and his mother Kate Grcich in 1920. Both entered the U.S. through Ellis Island. They met in Mountain View and married in 1921. They were orchardists raising apricots, cherries and prunes in the Santa Clara Valley...
Murle Ranney Rack
Feb. 26, 1918 - Aug. 16, 2014
La Jolla, California
Murle Ranney Rack wife, mother of four and retired teacher and musician, passed away in La Jolla, California, surrounded by her loving family on Aug. 16, 2014 at the age of 96.
Murle was born in Dodge, North Dakota, on Feb. 26, 1918. She was the first of four daughters born to Cecil and Ruth Ranney. A graduate of Minot Teachers College, she had a fulfilling career as a English, math and band te...
James Charles Vaughan, 79, died unexpectedly but peacefully during his sleep Aug. 14, 2014 in Santa Rosa, California, after many years coping with multiple sclerosis and confined to an electric wheelchair.
Jim Vaughan was born March 30, 1935, in Utica, New York to James Baker Vaughan and Marianna Le Richeux and received his engineering degree from Cornell University in 1959.
Jim lived with h...
Janet Walter Pringle passed away at 97 at the Sequoias in Portola Valley on August 9.
Janet grew up in Sacramento and later attended UC Berkeley, where she met many lifelong friends. She married E. Covington Pringle (Covie) in 1949 and they spent the early part of their marriage in Red Bluff and San Anselmo. They settled in Woodland in 1952, shortly after their son Bob was born.
Ruth Budlong Sothern passed away peacefully on Aug. 6, 2014, at the age of 96 in Palo Alto.
Ruth was born March 5, 1918, to Wanton Sweet Budlong and Elka Garling Budlong in the Town of Colonie, New York.
She graduated from Nott Terrace High School, June 23, 1936. After one year at Russell Sage College from 1936 to 37, she was forced to leave due to the death of her mother. She graduated from...
Jack Byrne passed away peacefully at the age of 92 after a long and rich life filled with family and friends.
Jack is survived by his beloved wife of sixty years Mary Alice Byrne, children John Martin Byrne (Donna), William Mark Byrne (Terri) and Bernadette Byrne, his nieces Patricia Byrne, Kathy Byrne, Regina Porter, nephew Courtney Porter Jr. and adored grandchildren Shannon, Brandon, Nicho...
Barbara passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family at the age of 92. The eldest daughter of William and Doris Crangle of Cleveland, Ohio, she attended Denison University as a member of Alpha Phi sorority. After graduating with a degree in sociology, she turned to adventure, studying aviation and eventually ended up with a career in the travel business. San Francisco captured her heart...
Miller, Francis P. "F.P."
On the afternoon of July 29, 2014, Frank "F.P." passed away at Allegiance Hospital in Jackson, Michigan. F.P. was born to Louis B. and Mary L. Miller on September 18, 1955. He was a graduate of Parkside High School and a resident of Mountain View, California where he lived with his lifelong sweetheart Lyta Kessler.
F.P. owned and operated Miller Windowcare in Mou...
Joan Marie Sullivan Lundell, born June 28, 1932, passed peacefully in her home in Capitola surrounded by her family on July 24, 2014.
She was the daughter of the late Dr. Cletus Sullivan and Marie Sullivan Enright of San Jose; treasured wife of the late Dr. Lowell C. Lundell; beloved mother of Chris Lundell, Kathi Zollinger and Lisa (Matthew) Ulliman; cherished grandmother to Rhiannon, Shannon...
ATHERTON, CA - Our beloved Shahriar Rahimzadeh, aged 32, son, brother, nephew, cousin, and loyal friend to many, departed this world on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 23, 2014, after being struck by a vehicle as he was walking home.
While Shahriar's life would seem too short, those who knew him are trying to accept that the quality of his existence far exceeded the quantity of time in which h...
Stewart passed away after a long illness at his home on Monday. He touched so many lives in his 89 years. We will miss him terribly, but we are grateful that he is now rejoicing in His presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Stewart was born in San Francisco. His earliest years were spent in San Bruno, after which his family moved to Belmont. He graduated from Sequoia High School. After ...
George Bull, Jr.
May 21, 1924 - July 17, 2014
George Bull Jr., born May 21, 1924, passed away on July 17 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
George was the owner and pharmacist for 35 years at "Bull's Ladera Pharmacy." He cared deeply for his family and friends as well as his customers at the pharmacy. He made many long time friends in Ladera and Portola Valley.
He was the loving husband of Edith who passed away several years ago.
July 20, 1945 - July 16, 2014
Palo Alto, California
Madeline Ettin was born in New York City on July 20, 1945, to Abraham and Ruth (nee Rheingold) Ettin. She has one sister, Judy, five years younger.
Madeline showed evidence early on of significant artistic ability and studied at the Art Students League in New York City from age 12. On the basis of a portfolio, she was accepted into and graduated from New York's High School of Art and Music in 1...
Patricia Miller Evans Weiss, 91, of Palo Alto, California, died on July 14, 2014.
She was born to Colonel R.G. Miller and Dollie Martin in Fort Lewis, Washington, on Jan. 19, 1923. She graduated from the University of North Carolina.
An untiring social activist, she worked in the Settlement Houses in New York City in the 1940s, campaigned with the Farm Workers in California in the 1960s, sto...