Joseph H. Hafkenschiel, Jr., M.D. passed away on October 26, 2016, at The Sequoias in Portola Valley, California, where he lived in his later years.
He is survived by his sons, Joseph III, Tom, Mark, and John; his daughters -in-law, Cynthia, Wendy and Jaclyn Jean; his grandchildren, Erin, Alex, Ian and Haley; his grandson-in-law, Ryan Donnelly; and his great-granddaughter, Lucinda Easton Don...
Thomas Joseph Harley, Jr. died on Oct. 5 in Palo Alto, California, at 87 years old. He died peacefully at home with his family. He was born in Philadelphia to Thomas Joseph Harley, Sr. and Margaret (Ritsert) Harley. He is preceded in death by his sister Jeanne (Harley) Stilwill of Spring Hill, Florida.
Tom graduated from Northeast High School in Philadelphia in 1946 and from the University of P...
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...
Thomas Francis Horan Jr., 55, earned his eternal wings July 2nd at 10:02am in his home surrounded by loved ones. He shared 29 years of marriage with his beloved wife, Melanie Therese Horan.
Born in Evergreen Park, Illinois, Tom Horan was the son of Thomas and Mary Ellen Horan. Formerly of Mountain View, Tom graduated from Saint Francis High School in 1979. He then went on to graduate from Sa...
Laddie Hughes passed away on July 17, surrounded by her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and community member. Those she knew and loved will remember her love for her husband and family, her fondness of music, her organizing genius, dedication to learning, commitment to social justice, leadership with respect to women’s rights and active involvement in politics.
Sue Humphries, 80, passed away peacefully at home. She was diagnosed with cancer a year ago, went into remission, then it came back a year later with force. She had been an elementary school teacher before going back to school to become an x-ray technician in mammography at Palo Alto Medical Foundation and was a longtime resident of Palo Alto. She loved nature, traveling throughout the U.S. and t...
Former Palo Alto resident Evalyn T. Hutzel, 100, of Medford, Oregon, died July 11, 2016, with her family by her side. She was born in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada, and grew up in Detroit, Michigan. She received bachelor’s and nursing degrees from the University of Michigan and later, in her 60s, earned a master’s degree in health science from San Jose State University.
In 1941, she married J...
Jan. 25, 1943 - Aug. 22, 2016
Palo Alto, California
Theodore (Ted) Jacob passed away peacefully in his sleep in his home in Palo Alto on Aug. 22, 2016, following a seventh-month battle with cancer.
Born in New York City, Ted grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of California-Berkeley. After earning his doctorate in psychology from the University of Nebraska, he served as a tenured faculty member in the Departments of Psychol...
Justin Manning Jacobs, Jr., a beloved son, father, grandfather, brother, companion, and friend, lost his valiant battle with cancer on August 7, 2016.
He was 82 years old. He passed peacefully at home with loved ones by his side.
Justin was born August 28, 1933, in San Francisco to Justin Manning Jacobs and Nita Mae Jacobs. He graduated from Stanford University and served in the U.S. Army. ...
Jan. 2, 1983 - Aug. 11, 2016
Menlo Park, California
Nick Jenkins, 33, a lifelong resident of Menlo Park passed away August 11, 2016, after a 7-year battle with a brain tumor.
Nick never complained while enduring multiple treatments and faced each setback with strength, dignity and a sense of humor.
We will always remember Nick for his kindness and compassion for friends, children and animals.
Nick graduated from M-A in 2001 and after wor...
PETER (PETE) ASHLEY JOHNSON, 74, of Clearlake, California, passed away at Stanford Medical Center surrounded by his family on July 31, 2016.
Pete was born on December 13, 1941, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to J. Theodore and Barbara (Salmon) Johnson. He was raised in California (Saratoga/Sunnyvale area).
He graduated from Freemont High School and West Valley College.
Pete began his ca...
Ms. Johnson was born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, and as a young person also lived in Kenosha, Wisconsin, South Bend, Indiana and Washington, D.C. Her father, Courtney Johnson, from Chicago, was an automobile executive and one-time assistant secretary of the Army. Her mother was Pauline Watson Johnson from Flint, Michigan. Ginger attended St. Mary's Academy in South Bend, The Madeira School in Virg...
At peace in Vancouver, Washington, and a long time resident of Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale. Survived by his wife Carolyn and three children, Jim (Judy) Johnson, Carla (Dan) Dooley, Deborah (Greg) Watkins, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson.
Also survived by his brother Wilton Johnson and his family of Palo Alto.
A World War II combat veteran, Wendell ...
After an incredibly brave seven-year battle with colorectal cancer, Edwin (Ed) Brent Jones peacefully succumbed Nov. 20, at the too-young age of 58, holding the hand of his loving husband, Eddie. Throughout the long struggle, Ed continued to live every day to the fullest. Before his Stage 4 diagnosis in 2014 but after his initial six-months of surgeries in 2009, he hiked two-plus weeks in Scotla...
Antonette "Lil" Josephine Kavanaugh died peacefully Sept. 9 at Webster House in Palo Alto, with her family by her side.
Lil was born in Netcong, NJ, to Peter and Antonette Melillo. She graduated from St. Barnabus School of Nursing in 1950.
She moved to CA in 1951, after marrying Clarence Kavanaugh. They were married 42 years, until his death in 1993.
She was an RN at Stanford Hospital, a...
David Hill Keyston
Aug. 2, 1925 - Sept. 6, 2016
David Hill Keyston passed away peacefully September 6, 2016, at the accomplished age of 91. Born August 2, 1925 in Burlingame, California to Hazel Elander and George Noel Keyston, David loved the San Mateo Peninsula and contributed much to its prosperity and development in the 1960's, 1970's and 1980's, with his brother, George Noel Keyston, Jr. through Anza Pacific Corporation.
After his ser...