Carol Linn passed away on November 21, 2003 at home of natural causes. She was 69 years old. She was from Van Nuys, CA.
She directed the woman's music choral group "Sounds of Joy" from 1965-1983.
Carol is survived by her beloved husband of 53 years Lloyd of Ben Lomond; three daughters: Mary Hoff of Ben Lomond, Llori Meeko Palmer of Carson City, NV and Betsy Dunkelberger of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; two sons: Daniel Linn of Minden, NV and Christopher Linn of Busan, South Korea; two brothers and two sisters; 13 grandchildren & 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Timothy Linn in 1965.
She deeply touched the lives of her husband, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends in a godly way and will be missed and cherished always.
Memorial services will be conducted at a later date. Interment will be private. Arrangements are under the care of Pacific Gardens Chapel, 1050 Cayuga St., Santa Cruz.
November 23, 2003
J. E. ANN SNOW
Mrs. J.E. Ann Snow, of Santa Cruz, California, died quietly in her sleep at 11:30 P.M. on Wednesday, November 19, 2003 at the Aegis Retirement Home in Aptos, California, where she had resided for the previous 18 months. Her interment at Santa Cruz Memorial Park occurred at sunrise on Sunday, November 23.
Born on July 22, 1920, in Garske, North Dakota, Ann was the second of four children (Myron, Ann, Evelyn, and Roger) born to Selmer and Josephine Erickstad, who farmed the land that was homesteaded by Selmerís father upon his emigration from Norway in the 19th century. After growing up in the rural life of horses and farming she attended Jamestown College where her academic pursuits included research on penal reform. Following a position in the Tax Assessorís office at Devilís Lake, North Dakota, she married a Canadian citizen, Morgan Williams Snow on Christmas Day of 1942. Morgan became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1944 and began his military career in the Officer Corps of the U.S. Army.
Dedicated to her husband and the U.S. Army, Ann raised a family that included 3 sons and made homes in a number of households in the itinerant life characteristic of a military family. Her constant strength and selfless courage was evidenced throughout and my be exemplified by her travel by ship alone with 2 young children across the Pacific to fulfill the familyís call to serve in Taipei, Taiwan.
Annís life was a model of sacrifice and focused commitment to the welfare of her family. Her lessons by example in cheerful frugality, enduring patience, boundless kindness, and absolute integrity were matchless. Her memory will be held in highest honor and respect by all her survivors. In addition to her siblings, Evelyn and Roger, her survivors include her sons, Willard Sterling Snow, February 14, 1947, Morgan Williams Snow, February 26, 1952 and Mark Jay Snow, July 25, 1959 and her granddaughters, LeAnn Devereaux Snow, November 17, 1989 and Jennie Natalya Snow, April 28, 1992 and Michelle Renee Doucette and great-grandson Dustin Sterling Doucette.
All arrangements are entrusted to the care of Oakwood Memorial Chapel.
November 23, 2003
HARRY H. TSUGAWA
The Tsugawa family is very sad to announce the passing of Harry H. Tsugawa on November 13, 2003 after a brief and courageous struggle with cancer. He lived his life on his own terms, full of life and humor, and caring for those he loved. He will be greatly missed.
Born on September 17, 1931 in Berkeley, CA, Harry grew up in the East Bay. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in landscape architecture. In 1965 he moved his family to Santa Cruz to work as a landscape architect for UC Santa Cruz and then later in his own private practice.
Harry was a long time resident of Santa Cruz and through the years befriended many members of this community. His life was full of the people he cared for and those who cared for him. He loved his afternoon walks, dreamed of fly fishing, relished a good card game and enjoyed building model airplanes.
Harry is survived by his three sisters Yumiko of San Leandro, CA; Michiko of Richmond, CA; Tazuko of Newark, CA; his four children Peter Wallace of Oakland, CA; Matthew William of San Bernardino, CA; Tracey Hope of Burlington, VT; David Scott of Santa Cruz; and his partner of 8 years, Chiyo Matsui. His wife, Yoshiko, passed away in 1994.
A gathering of friends and family will be held at Harryís home in Santa Cruz on Saturday, November 29, 2003 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM.
November 23, 2003
Margartia M. De Rose
Services will be Monday for Margartia M. De Rose, who died Wednesday in her Watsonville home. She was 92.
A native of Soquel, Mrs. De Rose had lived in the Monterey Bay Area all her life. She moved to North Monterey County in 1944. Mrs. De Rose worked for Bud Antle of Tanimura & Antle in the lettuce industry until 1950, when she and her husband started their own trucking business, De Rose and Son. She drove the trucks and helped run the business until she retired in 1976.
She is survived by son Robert De Rose of Watsonville; sister Anita Dadone of Santa Cruz; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and three nieces. She was also close to daughter-in-law Betty De Rose of Watsonville.
Her husband, Cesare De Rose, died in 1979.
Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Pajaro Valley Memorial Park. Friends may call 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Mehlís Colonial Chapel, 222 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville. There will be no visitation at Mehlís Monday. Those who wish to pay their respects should meet at the cemetery for services.
November 29, 2003
Linda Anne Sipos
No services are planned for Linda Anne Sipos, who died Nov. 16. She was 52.
She was born in Oakland, and lived in Santa Cruz and Hayward. She attended schools in Hayward, and was a legal secretary for 25 years.
She is survived by children Jason Vanderford of Alameda, Summer Vanderford of Boulder Creek and Jade Vanderford of Oakland; mother and stepfather Maxine and Jim Lewis; and former husband Randy Vanderford.
Her father, Arthur J. Sipos, and her brother, Gary J. Sipos died before her.
Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
November 29, 2003
BEULAH A. HALL
Services will be Wednesday and Thursday for Beulah Hall who passed away at a Sacramento hospital on November 26, 2003. Born in Dunnegan, Missouri, she was 88 years old. Mrs. Hall moved from Missouri with her husband, settling in the Bay Area. They were long time residents of El Cerrito and moved to the Soquel/Santa Cruz area in 1972. While in the Bay Area, she worked as an inspector for Pabco Fiberboard Company for more than 20 years. Following a stroke which physically limited her, Beulah moved to the Sacramento area two years ago to be with her family.
She was an active volunteer of California Grey Bears, the Live Oak Senior Center, and the Watsonville Senior Center. A talented dancer, she loved to dance at seniorís center functions. Her family will forever remember her fashionable style and her fondness for dressing up. She also loved to collect and wear different types of jewelry.
She is survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. One of six children, Beulah was preceded in death by two brothers, three sisters, and her husband of more than 50 years, Homer Hall, who passed away in Santa Cruz in 1991.
Friends may pay their respects at Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel in Santa Cruz on Wednesday December 3, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday, December 4, 2003 at Pacific Gardens Chapel beginning at 12 noon. The Rev. Paul Barton will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakwood Memorial Park where she will be laid to rest next to her late husband, Homer Hall. Arrangements are under the direction of Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel, Santa Cruz. The family prefers that remembrances be made to California Grey Bears (2710 Chanticleer Ave. Santa Cruz, CA. 95065)
November 30, 2003
MARGARET (PAT) BOLLS
Margaret Bolls passed on November 20, 2003; surrounded by her family. She was 88 years old. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA and has been a resident of Aptos, with her husband, for the past 36 years.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years, Robert; 2 beloved daughters, Chris Young of Santa Cruz, and Jan Keith of La Selva Beach. She was also a devoted grandmother of Jeff Hoffman of San Diego, Craig Young of Santa Cruz, Scott Hoffman of Watsonville, and Eliot Young of Santa Cruz; and a great-grandmother to Katalina Hoffman of San Diego.
Margaret loved her roses and gardening, and loved cooking and caring for her family and friends.
She was a member of Twin Lakes Baptist Church and a deeply devoted Christian; an example to all who knew her and loved her. She will be missed and cherished always.
Memorial services were held at the Bolls house on Sunday, Nov. 23 for the family. Donations may be made to the American Lung Assn., 1469 Park Ave., San Jose, CA 95126.
November 30, 2003
Dane A. Taylor
Services will be Friday for Dane A. Taylor, who died Monday in a motorcycle accident near Salinas. He was 28.
A native of Watsonville, Mr. Taylor had lived in the Watsonville and Freedom areas his entire life. He graduated from Watsonville High School in 1992.
For the past 10 years, Mr. Taylor had worked in construction, most recently for Monterey Peninsula Engineering in Marina.
Friends said he pursued extreme sports passionately. He was active in hot rodding, snowboarding, abalone diving and motorcycle riding. He was also an amateur artist, designing work for many of this friendsí motorcycle helmets.
He was very close to girlfriend Dora Gomez of Freedom.
He is survived by brother Delton Taylor Jr., of Salinas, parents Delton Taylor Sr. and Pamela Taylor of Los Banos; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Our Lady Help of Christians Valley Catholic Church, 2401 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville, followed by burial at Pajaro Valley Cemetery. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mehlís Colonial Chapel.
Contributions are preferred to Hospice Caring Project, P.O. Box 670, Aptos, CA 95001.
Arrangements by Mehlís Colonial Chapel, 222 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville, CA 95076.
October 1, 2003
Services will be Friday for Thomas Camardella, who died Sunday at his Salinas home. He was 36.
A native of New York, Mr. Camardella graduated from Harrison High School in Harrison, N.Y. He moved to the Monterey Bay Area in 1995. He lived in Boulder Creek and Santa Cruz for many years, and was a musician in Santa Cruz with the Unauthorized Band. He was also a former Eucharist minister with St. Michaelís Catholic Church in Boulder Creek.
He is survived by wife Martie Camardella of Salinas; son Rocky Camardella of Salinas; mother Rita Camardella of Fresno; father Louis Camardella of New York; brothers Louis Camardella and Chris Camardella, both of Fresno; stepdaughters Cherry Johnson of Santa Cruz and Jammie Cervantes of Watsonville; and five grandchildren.
Memorial services will be 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michaelís Catholic Church, 13005 Pine St., Boulder Creek, followed by burial at Santa Cruz Memorial Park. A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Mission Chapel of the Santa Cruz Memorial Park Funeral Home, 1927 Ocean St., Santa Cruz. Friends may call 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Santa Cruz Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by Santa Cruz Memorial Park Funeral Home.
October 1, 2003
Services will be Friday for Verne Stucky, who died Sunday in Taylorsville. He was 83.
A native of Pretty Prairie, Kan., Mr. Stucky was a self-employed machinist with shops in Marina and Sand City. He served in World War II in the European and Mediterranean theaters and was awarded two Purple Hearts.
He was an avid gardener, especially of fruit trees. He collected sea shells and rocks as well.
He is survived by daughters Sandra Casteel of Castroville and Susan Kitchens and Sunny Hoffman, both of Greenville; son Verne Stucky of Prunedale; brother Allen Stucky of Campbell; sister Ruth Finlen of Sacramento; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great- grandchild.
His wife, Elizabeth Stucky, died in 2001; daughter Sharon Worley died in 1999.
Services will be noon Friday at Davis Memorial Chapel, 609 Main St., Watsonville, followed by burial and the bestowing of military honors at Pajaro Valley Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Davis Memorial Chapel, 609 Main St., Watsonville, CA 95076.
October 1, 2003