Mountain View Voice

News - April 24, 2009


Randy Calles

Randy Calles, a Mountain View resident from 1961 to 1974, died on April 13 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 53.

Calles moved to Mountain View at the age of 6. He went to Castro Elementary School, Graham Middle School and Mountain View High School.

He enlisted in the Army in 1974 and served in Germany. After the Army he graduated from Feather River College in Quincy, Calif. with a degree in forestry. After spending some years in Plumas, Colo., he moved to Santa Rosa where he worked for the city.

He is survived by his wife, Georgia Calles; his mother, Joyce Calles; siblings Jim Calles, Gloria Ortega, Elizabeth Mastracchio and Robin Cook; his long-time friend and sister-in law, Cheryle Calles; and nieces and nephews Brian Schuck, Maggie Freele, Jesse Calles, Ana Calles, Dominic Mastracchio, Nayeli Calles and Lily and Lucas Freele.


Posted by Jim Calles, a resident of Castro City
on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:25 pm

Randy and I had a blast growing up in Mountain View in the 60's and 70's. Those were our Wonder Years. Raiding the cherry orchirds,our first loves, all the concerts from San Jose to San Francisco.
My kids never knew what a adventure it was to walk everywhere.
Randy and I left M.V. when we were in our 20's but always considered M.V. our home. - Jim Calles

Posted by Robin Calles Cook, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:53 pm

Our family grew up in a old house on California Street. We had great times running around town. Randy and I would go to the theatre downtown every Saturday afternoon along with almost every kid in town. Randy was a young paperboy in the neighborhood and loved going to Bill's store on the corner of Mariposa and California Streets. Mountain View will always be our hometown.

Posted by ANA CHAVERRI, a resident of another community
on Nov 27, 2009 at 11:00 am

Sorry to hear about Randy. Betzy I wish I had been able to say goodbye. I lost track of you , and miss you. Give my love and tell everyone sorry. Thinking of you all. Call me 650-604-5345. Your god- daughter Ana Isabel Chaverri 11/27/09.

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