Barbara Decker Viand, cherished mother, grandmother and great grandmother went to her final rest on Friday, June 14, in Santa Barbara, Calif. She was with her daughters at the time of her passing after falling and fracturing her hip three days before.
Born in Indianapolis, Ind., she lived many places including Saint Louis, Pasadena -- where she was high school tennis champion -- the Universities...
Mil Pribble of Palo Alto, a retired court reporter, author and editor, passed away on June 12 at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View following a period of congestive heart failure that was, mercifully, relatively brief when compared with his preceding 94 years of hard work, restless curiosity and vigorous pursuit of all that matters most in life.
Always challenging himself to master new areas o...
Marjorie "Marge" Damante was alert and had her "marbles," as she would say, until June 11, 2013, after overcoming tremendous odds and serious health issues. She was a fighter, and never gave it a second thought. Her interesting and dynamic life ended quite peacefully.
Born March 4, 1926, as Marjorie Dolores Anderson, she grew up with her sister Irene (she called her her best frie...
Tracy T. Lefteroff
May 9, 1954 - June 9, 2013
Portola Valley, California
Tracy T. Lefteroff, devoted husband and father, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, June 9, at the age of 59.
Tracy was a loving husband and father and regularly spent his weekends cheering on his three sons at their basketball or soccer games or swim meets. He was a wine connoisseur and enjoyed sharing this passion with his friends and family.
Tracy is survived by his wife, son...
Robert W.F. Jones
June 23, 1935 - June 7, 2013
Menlo Park, California
sports, teacher/educator, veteran
Robert W.F. Jones died at his home in Menlo Park from complications associated with leukemia. Bob was predeceased by his mother Lura, father Tom and infant son Thomas. He is survived by his wife Ellen; children Marcus (Jean), Aďda and Lura; grandchildren Cassius, Griffin, Calvin, Nora, Leland and Annette.
Bob's early years were spent on the road: he was born in Columbia, South Carolina, moved t...
March 1, 1961 - June 3, 2013
Menlo Park, California
March 1, 1961-June 3, 2013
Pete Chow, 52, of Menlo Park passed away suddenly June 3, 2013, with loved ones at his side. Born on March 1, 1961, in San Francisco, Pete grew up in Portola Valley and graduated from Woodside High School.
Pete’s passions included riding motorcycles and mountain bikes, and fishing. He always was ready for a new adventure and family gatherings. He was a gentle soul...
Sept. 19, 1919 - June 1, 2013
Palo Alto, California
The "Greatest Generation" lost one of its outstanding members when Bill Roth died in his sleep on June 1st at the age of 93. Like many of his generation, he served in World War II – with the Army in New Guinea and the invasion of the Philippines – and then returned to the Bay Area to raise a family and help build post-war America. Among the many projects his construction company completed was the ...
Lillian Darling Dubinsky was born on August 26, 1923, in Hartford, Conn., and passed away on June 1 in Palo Alto at the age of 89.
One of 10 children, Lillian graduated from Weaver High School, where she was a cheerleader and an excellent student. She married Alfred Dubinsky on June 18, 1950, in Hartford,Connecticut. The couple lived for a short while in Newark, Ohio, and Washington D.C.bef...
Evelyn Adele Rybensky (Simon)
Born July 24, 1921,
Entered into Heaven June 1, 2013
Evelyn was a native daughter of San Francisco. She graduated from Commerce High School, class of 1939. She married her classmate, William Rybensky. In their 66 years of marriage, Bill and Evelyn enjoyed entertaining friends and family as well as seeing the world aboard cruise ships where they danced the nigh...
Aug. 28, 1918 - June 1, 2013
Mountain View, California
Kenzo Kamei, resident of Mountain View, California, passed away June 1, 2013 at the age of 94. Kenzo was born in Vacaville, California on August 28, 1918 to farm workers Suteatsu Kamei and Yei Yoshikawa.
As a young child, Kenzo went to live in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan with his uncle, Tamejiro Nishihara. In Japan, he attended elementary and secondary school. After completing secondary school ...
Marian Carpenter Lockwood was born in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Smith College where she earned a degree in economics. After graduating she worked in Washington D.C. as a statistician. She married, and later moved to Palo Alto in 1958 with her husband and three children. She was an active member of the First Congregational Church and served in the Women’s Fellowship and the Ecumenical Hunger...
Vivian Kay Hamilton Mallery of San Diego, Calif., passed from this life and went on to her next adventure on May 20.
Kay was born on July 27, 1935, the eldest daughter of Clifford and Alta Hamilton of Canaan. She attended the Canaan Grade School and graduated from Central High School as salutatorian. Growing up, she always had an avid curiosity about all around her. She was smart and pretty, sp...
Steven T. Rooks
Aug. 15, 1943 - May 20, 2013
Menlo Park, California
Heaven received another angel!
We lost a dear, faithful, and loving brother, uncle, and friend.
Steve humbly exemplified a life of faith, and passions for life, service, ministry, running, and baseball. He will be greatly missed. Praise God for Steve's powerful example of a life from which we can all learn.
Having fought valiantly against cancer for many years, Steve, age 69, passed peac...
Vivian Kay Hamilton Duncan Mallery of San Diego, Calif., passed from this life and went on to her next adventure on May 20.
Kay was born on July 27, 1935, the eldest daughter of Clifford and Alta Hamilton of Canaan, Ind. She attended the Canaan Grade School and graduated from Central High School as salutatorian. Growing up, she always had an avid curiosity about all around her. She was smart ...
Charles Elmer Dunn
April 17, 1923 - May 18, 2013
Los Altos, California
Charles Elmer Dunn, 90, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2013. Commonly known as “Chuck” by friends and associates, he was “Grandpa Charley” to his family. A resident of Mountain View and Los Altos since 1946, Charley and his wife, Val, moved to California in 1943. He is survived by son Charles (Nancy) Dunn, Jr. of Los Altos and three beloved grandchildren: Jeffrey (Noelle) Dunn of Los Altos, Jen...