Allen R. Holubar
Sept. 21, 1927 - Sept. 26, 2015
sports, business, veteran
Al Holubar passed away at his home in Sarasota, FL, with his partner of 11 years, Pauline Thoms, at his side. Al had been suffering from Parkinsonís disease.
A second-generation San Franciscan, Al attended Lowell High School in the city. The first of his family to attend college, he graduated from Stanford University in 1949 with a degree in civil engineering.
Originally recruited for...
THOMAS WILLIAM HOWARTH
passed away on July 8th, 2015 in Carmel, California. Born December 29, 1924 in Portland, Maine, he was 90 years old. Tom received his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College in 1947 and received his MBA at Stanford University in 1949. He served as a 1st Lieutenant in the US Army in both World War II and the Korean War.
After the Korean War, Tom and his wife, Marilyn, ...
Nov. 20, 1922 - July 25, 2015
Menlo Park, California
Beverly Humphreys Huff died peacefully July 25 at the age of 92. Born Nov. 20, 1922, in Fresno, California, to Catherine Bailard Humphreys and George Humphreys, she grew up in Carpinteria, California. Beverly was a fourth-generation Californian, and her family still runs the avocado ranch that was originally bought by her great-grandparents. She attended Carpinteria High School and graduated from ...
Robert Milton Huff died peacefully October 2 at the age of 94. Born February 19, 1921, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Thomas B. Huff and Cecil Drinkard Huff, Robert attended Stanford University.
He was a successful contractor, building many custom houses in Atherton that were known as "Huff Houses." He had a long working relationship with Jack Stafford and Thomas Church, renowned landscape architects...
March 14, 1931 - June 19, 2015
Portola Valley, California
On June 19, 2015, Allen Inhelder passed away in his Portola Valley home with his family at his side, after a courageous battle with lung disease. He was 84 years old.
Allen was born in New Jersey on March 14, 1931. He was the younger of two brothers.
Allen moved to Fallbrook, California, as a teenager with his parents William and Bianca Inhelder. He worked with his family on their avocado o...
Jeanette Owen Inman, 92, peacefully passed away Tuesday, April 28, in Palo Alto. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Arthur N. Inman.
Jeanette was born in San Jose in 1922, where she spent her childhood as a student of music and dance. She attended SJSC where she was active in Ero Sophian/Alpha Phi sorority, and her abilities in dance, playing piano, art, journalism and choreo...
Roger John Jackman
Jan. 19, 1937 - July 7, 2015
Palo Alto, California
Dr. Roger John Jackman of Palo Alto passed away at home surrounded by his family on July 7, 2015, after a battle with aggressive brain cancer. Roger was born in Rochester, Minnesota, on Jan. 19, 1937.
Roger married high school classmate Mary Clawson on July 26, 1958. Roger is survived by his wife; sons, Thomas Roger (Annemari) and Derek Michael and daughter Heidi Ann (Gardner Grout); three gran...
March 6, 1938 - April 28, 2015
Palo Alto, California
Beverly James was a graphic designer who dedicated her life to art and artists. She served as trustee of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco for nearly 20 years, and as trustee of the San Francisco Art Institute, serving a term as chairman of the board. She earned an A.B. in fine arts at San Francisco State University in 1961.
Beverly was born in San Francisco in 1938 and grew up in Redwood...
James E. Jervis
Jan. 17, 1936 - May 31, 2015
James E. Jervis, 79, lost his two-year battle with melanoma on Sunday, May 31, 2015, passing peacefully at home with his wife and children at his side.
Jim was born in San Francisco, but grew up in Palo Alto and Menlo Park. He was a Phi Beta Kappa BSME and MBA graduate of Stanford, and an early employee of Raychem, where he held various positions over 38 years, earning numerous significant pat...
John B Jessup
March 19, 1922 - May 20, 2015
Born in Roslyn, New York, son of Everett and Helen Jessup, he attended St. Paul?s school, New Hampshire, and Princeton University. John died peacefully at home with his family in Atherton, California.
John was married to Elizabeth (Lee) Anderson of Princeton, New Jersey and is survived by their three children, Deborah, John (Toby) and David. The couple moved to California in 1948 where they liv...
Vera Elaine Kavish was born in western Pennsylvania to Earl and Katherine Howell on February 1, 1925. Two years later she, her parents and her older brother Jim (Bud) moved to Lansing, Michigan where she spent her school years. She told her children stories of playing baseball with the boys, and going on fishing trips with her parents. She attended Michigan State University (then College) where sh...
John Patrick "Jack" Kelly Sr., resident of Palo Alto, passed away peacefully at Channing House in Palo Alto on May 26, 2015, with his loving wife and sons by his side. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; sons, John Patrick Jr. and Charles Quigley; daughters-in-law, Katherine Davis and Kathryn Weisbrod; and four grandchildren, Katie, Jennifer, Jacqueline and Gracey, to whom he is lovingly known a...
Kjell Robert Knutsen, a 53-year resident of Palo Alto, passed away peacefully on June 22, 2015. He was born on Sept. 17, 1928, in Haugesund, Norway. He immigrated to the United States with his wife and children in 1962. He worked as a superintendent for Dinwiddie Construction Company for 30 years, building many high-rise structures in San Fransisco. He enjoyed many years of retirement with his wif...
Dr. Lila (Rita) Seldin Kramer, a Palo Alto resident since 1959, died Sept. 17, 2015, with loved ones at her side. She was 87. A psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, she was born May 17, 1928, in Brooklyn to oral surgeon Dr. Harry M. and Tena E. Seldin, and was raised there and in Putnam Valley, New York. She got her undergraduate degree from University of Wisconsin, Madison, her M.D. from New York Un...
Andrew Joseph Kruep of Los Altos Hills, California, died instantly from injuries sustained in a car accident near Lockwood, California, on April 18, 2015. He was 24. He was a front seat passenger in a rollover accident in a rugged mountainous area of Monterey County.
He is survived by his parents Donna and Randall Kruep along with younger sister Julia and younger brother Christian, all of Los A...