Rose Eichner DuBois
November 8 1919 - August 17 2001
Rose Eichner DuBois born Rose Kathryn Sorensen on November 8, 1919 in Sanger, California to Danish immigrants Karsten & Kristine Sorensen. Adopted and lovingly raised by her Aunt Tillie and Uncle August Eichner. Rose died suddenly and quietly Friday, August 17, 2001 at her home in Petaluma at the age of 81. She joins her twin sister Ruby May Noleroth, and her brother Seabert Carsten Sarrensen who preceded her in death.
Rose grew up in Oakland where she attended school, married and raised her family. She worked as a PBX operator for the telephone company during WWII and continued working until retirement.
Rose loved playing bingo, reading, visiting family, music and baseball. In her youth, she was an avid bowler and golfer. In life, she was always determined, fascinated by new experiences, and intrigued by possibilities. She was an active member in Petaluma's Danish Sisterhood #126 and was past president of Native Daughters of the Golden West Walnut Creek Chapter.
She leaves behind daughter Janet & her husband Greg, son Jack and his wife Bonnie, grandchildren Eric & Amy, Kim & Homer, Kristen, Jennifer & Jason, and Scott. Great-grandchildren Alex, Rebecca Gene, Justin, and Tyler. Loving niece Nancy, nephew Craig and brother-in-law Gordon. In addition, of course, her loving partner in crime Lulu the cat, along with many loving family and friends. All of us will greatly miss her presence in our lives.
Contributions may be made to the Diabetes Society of Sonoma County in memory of Rose DuBois, at 2777 Cleveland Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401. A Memorial Service will be held at Sunrise Assisted Care in Petaluma on Sunday,August 26th at 3pm. A Private interment will be held at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland.
Virginia M. Whitfield
April 2 1913 - August 22 2001
Virginia M. Whitfield a San Leandro resident entered into rest Wednesday, August 22, 2001 in San Leandro. Born in Buena Park on April, 2, 1913, she was 88 years of age. Virginia was a homemaker and an avid Giants and 49er fan. She enjoyed reading and keeping up with the current events. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Loving mother of Pat Larsen of San Leandro and Jeri Fay of El Dorado Hills. Devoted grandmother of five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Friends are welcome to attend a Funeral service Sunday, August 26, 2001 at 10:30a.m.in the Mission Chapel at Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home.
Joan Marie Wisely
July 15 1935 - August 25 2001
Joan Marie Wisely, 66 passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2001 at VA Hospital of Palo Alto, California. She was born on July 15, 1935 in Jersey City, New Jersey. She was a resident of Union City, California for the last 31 years and prior in Alameda for 4 years. She worked at the VA Hospital in Palo Alto, California as a Medical Secretary for 8 years and prior at Oakknoll Naval Hospital in Oakland, California for 12 years. She was a Secretary a total of 41 years. She was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed shopping for all her children. She was a very dedicated employee at Medical Installation. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her very beloved husband of 48 years, Thomas A. Wisely of Union City, California. She leaves behind her four loving sons, Thomas G. Wisely, Sr. of Livermore, Clifford M. Wisely, Sr. of Yuba City, Daniel W. Wisely of Lathrop and Stephen A. Wisely, Sr. of Union City, California. She also leaves behind her six beautiful grandchildren and one darling great-grandchild.
Family and Friends are invited to attend a Visitation on Friday, August 24, 2001 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home – Mission Chapel with a Private Entombment at Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park; 32992 Mission Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94544.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations be sent in her memory to the American Cancer Society: Central Alameda County & Tri-Cities Units; 1900 Mowry Avenue, Suite 405, Fremont, CA 94538.
Jeannette Louise Tryon
November 23 1928 - August 21 2001
TRYON, JEANNETTE LOUISE, entered into rest Tuesday, August 21, 2001, age 72.
A native of Grass Valley born Friday, November 23, 1928 and a resident of Sacramento. Precious mother of 9 children, Shirley, Charles, Dora, Jacqueline, David, Joseph, Thomas, James and Ivan. Dear sister of Robert Tryon, Della Cox, Patricia Webb, Roy Tryon and Margaret Montgomery. Loving grandmother of 16 grandchildren, Pamela, Albert, Windy, Danielle, Sarah, Angela, Tammy, Michelle, Christina, William, Joseph, Jason, Charlie, Brandon, Britany and Jackie. Also survived by 14 great grandchildren.
She was a devoted mother and grandmother and had great pleasure playing bingo and will be sadly missed by all. The family invites you to attend a graveside memorial service 10:00 am Saturday, August 25, 2001 at Sunset Lawn Memorial Park 4701 Marysville Blvd. Sacto.,Ca. 922-5833. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes. "Service of Marked Distinction"
Charles Wlmont Santos
November 13 1928 - August 17 2001
Charles Wilmont Santos, 72 passed away on Friday, August 17, 2001 at his home in Oakland, California. He was born on November 13, 1928 in Whitman, Massachusetts. He has been an Oakland, California resident for 34 years. He was retired from the U. S. Airforce after 20 years. He also retired from the U. S. Post Office as a Security Guard after 18 years. He loved to go fishing.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 25 years, Esther M. Santos of Oakland, California. He leaves behind his loving children, Marcia Harper of Concord, Charles Stacker of Fremont and George Stacker of San Jose, California. He also leaves behind a dear sister, Cecilia Santos of Massachusetts. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Valerie Clark, three sisters and his brother, Christian Santos, Jr. He has 11 wonderful grandchildren and 18 beautiful great-grandchildren.
Family and Friends are invited to attend a Visitation during the Funeral Service on Friday, August 24, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home – Mission Chapel with Interment to follow at Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park; 32992 Mission Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94544.
The family has requested in lieu of flowers that donations may be sent in his memory to the American Lung Association of Alameda County: 295 – 27th Street, Oakland, CA 94612.
Valzie S. Nash
December 18 1920 - August 23 2001
Valzie S. Nash a San Leandro resident entered into rest Thursday, August 23, 2001 in Alexandria, LA. Born in Zimmerman, LA on December 18, 1920, she was 80 years of age. Valzie was a homemaker, she enjoyed camping, traveling, in the Good Sams and C.B. Clubs. She was a member of the Halcyon Baptist Church in San Leandro.
Loving mother of Juanita Hart of Mansura, LA. Devoted grandmother of two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Her husband of 47 years, Allen W. Nash and her son Charles A. Nash preceded her in death.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 29, 2001 from 5:00-8:30 p.m. at Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral service Thursday, August 30, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. in the Mission Chapel at Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home.
Robert Scott Clark
June 9 1948 - August 27 2001
Robert Scott Clark, 53 passed away at his home on Monday, August 27, 2001 in San Jose, California. He was born on June 9, 1948 in Vallejo, California. He worked for Lockheed as a Software Engineering Manager for 5 years and at United Defense L. P. for 17 years.
He was preceded in death by his beloved father; John B. Clark, Captain, USN. He is survived by his very loving wife of 20 years; Yolande Clark of San Jose, California. He is survived by his beloved mother; Lois Clark of Santa Cruz, California. He leaves behind his loving step-children; Deborah Kassis of Sacramento and Daniel Wallaker of Florida. He has two dear sisters and a brother; Marlene Poulter of Los Angeles, Karen McBain of Santa Cruz and James Clark of Napa, California. He also has two beautiful step-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. at Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home – Reflection Chapel; 32992 Mission Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94544.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent in his memory and payable to the National Children’s Cancer Society, Inc.: 1015 Locust Street, Suite 600, St. Louis, MO 63101 (800) 532-6459.
Louis Willard Morra
May 11 1928 - August 26 2001
Louis Willard Morra a Hayward resident entered into rest Sunday, August 26, 2001 in Hayward. Born in Hayward on May 11, 1928, he was 73 years of age. Louis was a song writer/poems. He wrote words for the U.S. 66 and worked for the U.S. Post Office in Hayward and San Francisco. He went to Hayward High School; all of his schooling was in Hayward. He served in the U.S. Army. He owned Ability Landscaping and Maintenance Service for 30 years.
Dearly beloved husband of Bobbye T. Morra. Loving father of Jacqueline Morra of Oregon, Jerilyn Morra of Hayward, Kim Rhuland of San Lorenzo and John Morra of Hayward. Devoted grandfather of two grandchildren and one great-grandchildren. His parents, Jack and Madeline Morra, preceded him in death.
CHAPEL OF THE CHIMES; 32992 Mission Blvd., Hayward made arrangements
Kenny DeWayne McClennan
August 20 1958 - August 28 2001
Kenny DeWayne McClennan a Hayward resident entered into rest Tuesday, August 28, 2001 in Fremont. Born in Vallejo on August 20, 1958, he was 43 years of age. Kenny enjoyed music and baseball.
Beloved son of Geraldine McClellan of Union City. Dear brother of Sherilynn Ramirez of Union City
Visitation will be held Monday, September 3, 2001 from 2:00-4:00p.m. at Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward. Friends are welcome to attend a Funeral service Tuesday, September 4, 2001 at 1:00p.m. in the Reflection Chapel at Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home. Interment will follow.
Maurice N. Stuart
February 8 1929 - August 27 2001
Maurice N. Stuart a San Leandro resident entered into rest Monday, August 27, 2001 in Castro Valley. Born in Oakland on February 8, 1929, he was 72 years of age. Maurice joined the Merchant Marines in 1945; enlisted with the Marine Corps in June 1950 and given an honorable discharge on June 27, 1954. He was an avid sports fan and gardener. He was a member of the American Legion and the San Leandro/Hayward Elks Club.
Dearly beloved husband of Rita C. Stuart. Loving father of Maureen King of Enumclaw, WA., Shelly Chappell of Livermore, CA., Rita Jarvi of American Canyon, CA., Harry Clyde of San Leandro, CA., James Stuart of San Lorenzo, CA., Donald L. Blair, Jr. of Goodyear, AZ., Charles Blair of Phoenix, AZ., and Curtis Blair of San Leandro, CA. Dear brother of Stanley Stuart of San Lorenzo. Devoted grandfather of fourteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Friends are welcome to attend a Funeral service Tuesday, September 4, 2001 at 10:30 a.m. in the Mission Chapel at Chapel of the Chimes Funeral Home.
Eleanor Telles Abuan
April 11 1918 - August 26 2001
Eleanor Telles Abuan passed away on August 26, 2001 in Berkeley, California. Born in Morenci, Arizona in 1918, she was married to Mariano Saltiban Abuan, who preceded her in death in 1973.
Eleanor, a retired homemaker resided in the Oakland and Berkeley area for over 60 years. She was the mother of eight children: Mariano, Jr., Raymond, John, Madeline, Tony and Elizabeth(Pollack); preceded in death by sons Eugene and Benjamin. She had 28 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and one great-great granddaughter. Eleanor is also survived by two brothers, three sisters, many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 30, 2001 from 5 to 9:00, evening service will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Mission Chapel. Funeral Service will be on Friday, August 31, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. also in the Mission Chapel at Chapel of the Chimes 32992 Mission Blvd. Hayward. Interment will follow at Skylawn Memorial Park.
"Service of Marked Distiction"
On Behalf of Eleanor Abuan donations can be made to the Oakland Children's Hospital 757 52nd St. Oakland, Ca. 94609
Haruyo B. Saito
May 17 1917 - August 24 2001
Haruyo Betty Saito passed away on August 24, 2001, in Grass Valley, California. She was 84.
Born on May 17, 1917 in Tracy, California, Betty was the eldest of five children. Sadly, at an early age, Betty lost both her parents. She was very fortunate to be adopted by a very kind, and loving Japanese family, the Tsuyuki’s. Betty spent her childhood in Mission San Jose, where she attended school. She later moved to San Leandro and met her husband, Tom Saito. She worked along side her husband farming tomatoes, then later at a carnation nursery. She then went to work for H.C. Capwells, where she retired.
In her retirement, she volunteered much of her time to Issei Terrace, a senior citizen retirement center in Hayward. She was known by all to have boundless energy and enthusiasm for life. Always on the move, Betty enjoyed traveling to see her family - in Japan, Michigan, Ohio, and Florida. She also enjoyed learning the art of Japanese dance, listening to Japanese popular music, gardening, playing cards with friends, and quick trips to Reno while her visiting her daughter in Grass Valley' Betty was a member of the Japanese American Citizens League and the Southern Alameda County Buddhist Church.
She leaves behind her loving husband of 63 years, Tom Masayuki Saito, her son, George Saito of Farmington, Michigan and his wife Jacqueline; her daughter, Sharon Thomsen and her husband Gary, of Grass Valley, California; and her daughter-in-law, Ann Saito of Hayward, California. She was preceded in death by her eldest son, David Saito, of Hayward, California.
Betty also leaves her beloved grandchildren, David Saito of Florida; Darlene Saito of,Florida, Dana Tabriz! of Hollister, California; Michelle Lewis of Davis, California, Carrie Koehler of Hayward, California, and Larry Thomsen of Grass Valley, California. She was preceded in death by her eldest grand daughter, Deborah Saito, of Hayward, California.
She will be dearly missed by her seven great-grandchildren: Tina, David Jr., Erica, Alex, Andy, Emily and Katharine.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Mamoru Fukuma, and a sister, in Japan. She is survived by her sister, Shinayo Yoshit0mi of Anaheim, California, and her sister Sumi Kanai of New York
Friends are invited to attend a memorial service Saturday September 81 2001 at 10:30 A.M. at Chapel of the Chimes memorial Park and Funeral Home 32992 Mission Blvd. in Hayward. Donations in her honor may be made to Hospice of the Foothills 12399 Nevada City Highway, Grass valley, CA 95945