Michael James Fink
Jan. 19, 1954 - March 17, 2016
San Carlos, California
sports, public service
Michael James Fink received his angel wings and entered into heaven on March 17, 2016.
He was at home, surrounded by his family. Mike was 62 and had battled with an extremely rare cancer for two years.
He is predeceased by his inspirational father, Donald James Fink, and survived by his loving wife, Adrienne Dematteis Fink, their two amazing sons Brandon Joseph and Justin Michael, and his lo...
Carolyn M. Frake, age 85, of Palo Alto, died peacefully on March 1, 2016, surrounded by family at the home of her son, Scott Frake.
She was born in Marshfield (now Coos Bay), Oregon, on June 15, 1930, the second child of John S. and Beatrice F. Moore.
Carolyn grew up in Piedmont, California, and graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in philosophy in 1952. She received her master's d...
Harvey Jesse Friedland, of Menlo Park, passed away on March 3, 2016 at the grand age of 93 to the sorrow of his family and friends.
He was born in Milwaukee, one of three children. He grew up in Milwaukee and attended the University of Wisconsin, earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
After meeting and marrying Charlene Feingold of Chicago and serving in the U.S. Army during WWII, Harv...
March 25, 1951 - May 10, 2016
Palo Alto, California
arts/media, public service
Margaret Fruth, 65, died May 10, 2016, from complications related to a traumatic brain injury. Born March 25, 1951, in Indianapolis, Indiana, Margaret was the second eldest of three daughters and one son born to Carroll and Catharine (Hershey) Fruth. After moves to Smyrna, Georgia, and Burbank, California, the family settled in Palo Alto, California, in 1959.
A 1969 graduate of Palo Alto High S...
Terrance Jon Gale
April 23, 1957 - July 26, 2016
Palo Alto, California
Terrance Jon Gale, known to us all as Terry, passed away of natural causes at his home on July 26th, 2016. Terry brought happiness and joy to his life partner Sheri, his two beloved children Jack and Anna, his brother Gregg and his many friends. Terry was a centrifuge for fun, bringing a vivacious spirit to every occasion. Widely admired for his work ethic and exceptional people skills, Terry had ...
Surrounded by family, Virginia (Ginny) Gertridge peacefully took her last bow in this life at her home in Menlo Park on April 21st. She was 91.
Born in Hollywood, Virginia was the second of four children. Her childhood years were spent in Ontario and Napa, CA.
Graduating from Napa High School in 1942, she went to work for the Naval base on Mare Island for the remainder of WWII, followed by ...
Emery Ottey Goity, known to her family and friends as "Mimi," died on April 25th in Palo Alto at the age of 78.
Mimi is survived by Jean, her loving husband of nearly 56 years, sons Roland and Larry (Trish), daughter Carol Olson (Steve), and four grandchildren: Sam, Rose, Chad, and Mira. In addition, she is survived by her brother David Ottey of Yelm, WA, and was preceded in death by her older ...
Eunice D. Haas of Palo Alto was born on Christmas Eve in 1918 in New York City and died on June 15, 2016, at home in Palo Alto.
Eunice was a lifelong lover of reading, writing, theater, dance, music and her devoted family; a book club and writing group member of long standing; and a walking repository of show tune lyrics, literary quotations and time-honored jokes.
She was also a great telle...
Bob Haeckl, a resident of Mountain View, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 8, 2016 from an undetected enlarged heart at the age of 51 while vacationing with his family at Lake Tahoe. He generously and whole-heartedly loved his family and friends.
Robert (Bob) Everette Haeckl was born in Santa Clara, California on August 19, 1964 to parents Fred and Ann (Glendinning) Haeckl. His parent...
Maurine passed away peacefully in Palo Alto, California, with family at her side. She was born in Parker, South Dakota, and moved to California as a young woman. Maurine was a longtime resident of Lytton Gardens senior housing. At age 92, she lived a rich and full life with very few woulda-coulda-shouldas. She was preceded in death by her ex-husband, Patrick, and her oldest son, Brian. She is surv...
Jan. 12, 1933 - April 11, 2016
Palo Alto, California
Larry Henninger died peacefully in the Skilled Nursing Facility at the Vi in Palo Alto on April 11, at age 83.
He was born in Roseburg, Oregon. One of his biggest adventures as a teenager was attending the International Boy Scout Jamboree in France in 1945, an unusual opportunity to see Europe while it was still recovering from WWII. He graduated from Stanford in 1954 with a B.A. in economics. ...
Lang Hilleary, beloved and respected husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, died on March 11th at The Sequoias Portola Valley, where he was a resident for 18 years.
He was noted for his calm and modest demeanor as well as his practical and sharp financial mind that served him well as a student at Stanford (BA & MBA), manager at Chevron (35 years) and his many volunteer ro...
Robert Edwin Hintz
Dec. 13, 1948 - Aug. 4, 2016
Redwood City, California
veteran, business, public service
Robert (Bob) Edwin Hintz, age 67, succumbed to gastric cancer on Aug. 4, 2016, surrounded by loved ones in his home in Redwood City, CA.
Born on December 13, 1948, in New Britain, CT, to Edward and Dorothy Hintz, Bob was the 2nd of 5 boys (Edward, Mike, Eric, and Arthur) who all loved sports and each other.
Bob graduated from Cromwell High School, in Cromwell, CT, and then Hartford Institut...
H. Richard Hollow
Nov. 27, 1930 - April 23, 2016
Mountain View, California
H. Richard Hollow
Humphrey Richard Hollow (Richard) was born in the UK on November 27, 1930. He worked in the oil fields of Iraq after graduating from college as an engineer. Thatâ€™s where he lost part of his left hand in a blasting accident.
After relocating to California, he worked at NASA Ames and Syre in Mountain View for about 20 years before retiring in 1996. He lov...