JADIN, Joseph I. Commander U.S. Navy, Ret. Died in Santa Rosa, June 10, 2000. Loving husband of the late Margaret Jadin and the late Marjorie Jadin. Loving father of Mary Jo Ross of Novato, James and his wife, Rebecca Jadin of Portland, Oregon; and Peg and her husband, Victor Colli of Santa Rosa. Loving grandfather of Jodi Colli, Chip Colli and Tiffany Ross. A native of Michigan. Age 84 years. A highly decorated Navy Aviator, serving in World War II and Korea and retiring as a Full Commander. After his retirement from the Navy, he worked in the Federal Office of Civil Defense in Santa Rosa for over 10 years. A member of the Retired Officers Association and SIRS. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Catholic Funeral Liturgy on Tuesday, June 13, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at the EGGEN & LANCE MORTUARY. Private interment, Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Santa Rosa. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Heart Association of the Redwood Emipre, P.O. Box 844, Santa Rosa, CA 95402.
McFALL, Joanne R. Passed away in Santa Rosa, June 8, 2000. Loving wife of the late Frank McFall. Beloved sister of Dante (Ann) Sarubbi, Ovidio (Betty) Sarubbi all of Santa Rosa and the late William A. Sarubbi. Dear aunt of Douglas (Diana) Sarubbi of Citrus Heights, Marianne (Dave) Ames of Pismo Beach, Carl Sarubbi of BodFish, CA. Dear great aunt of Megan Sarubbi of Sacramento, Matthew Ames of Pismo Beach and Marianne and Katherine Sarubbi both of Palmdale. A native of San Francisco. Age 83. A parishioner of St. Eugene's Cathedral. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Wednesday, June 14, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Eugene's Cathedral, 2323 Montgomery Dr., Santa Rosa with intermenty following at Calvary Catholic Cemetery. If desired, donations in her memory may be made to your favorite charity. LAFFERTY & SMITH COLONIAL CHAPEL, directors.
RODRIGUES, Frederick L. Who was born in 1949, died of pancreatic cancer on Monday, June 19, 2000. He spent most of his life as a resident of Petaluma, although he had spent several years in Novato and Tomales. Fred had just celebrated his 25th anniversary with the Golden Gate Bridge District where he had worked as a toll collector and then a vault officer. He loved his work and was a dedicated employee. But his greatest love was his motorcycles. He had started riding at the age of sixteen and did not stop until his illness prevented any further excursions. He was a long time Chapter Leader and member of the Golden Wing Road Riders Association and various other motorcycle related clubs. Fred was in the United States Air Force, stationed in Germany for four years (1968-1972) during the Viet Nam War. As great as his love was for riding motorcycles, Fred was even more passionate about his family. He is survived by his mother, Helena M. Rodrigues of Novato; his son, James Rodrigues, and wife Marie of West Valley City, Utah; daughter, Amy Rodrigues of Cotati; two sisters, Mary Wilkinson, and husband Bob of Novato and Belmira Sweeney, and husband Tom of Sonoma; and his fiance', Joy Lindholm of Eureka. He also leaves behind four grandchildren, Eric, Pyrin, Aaron, and Emily Rodrigues. He is greatly loved and will be sorely missed by all. A Rosary will be said on Wednesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. and a Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, June 22, at 10:30 a.m., both at Our Lady of Loretto Church, Novato. Interment will follow immediately after the Mass at Valley Memorial Park in Novato. Arrangements under the direction of KEATON'S REDWOOD CHAPEL.
ADAMS, Margaret Elizabeth Passed away at her home in Cloverdale on June 15, 2000 at age 104. Born May 16, 1896 in Oakland, she lived in Cloverdale since 1929. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband Joe Adams in 1987 and by her parents John Kohler and Margaret McCosker. She is survived by her two step daughters Edith Monson and her husband Al of Samoa, CA, Jean Markus and her husband George of Blue Lake, CA. Also survived by 6 grand, 14 great grand and 6 great great grandchildren. She has many cousins whom she loved dearly and so many dear friends. We want to thank Margaret's care givers, Bob and Donna Meier and family for their love, care and friendship. Without their help and support Margaret would not have been able to stay at home. Friends are invited to attend the Memorial Service at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Cloverdale on Thursday, June 22, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. For further info please call FRED YOUNG & COMPANY FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 433-3329 or 894-2540.
ORIGER, John N. Died in Petaluma, CA June 18, 2000. Devoted husband of Sandra J. Origer of Santa Rosa, CA. Loving father of Mary Thomas and her husband Jim of Santa Rosa, CA, Tom Origer and Janine Loyd of Rohnert Park, CA and Nick Origer of Santa Rosa, CA. Loving father-in-law of Leila Origer of Rohnert Park, CA. Loving grandfather of Emilee and Keith Saltzer, Jesse Origer, John Origer and Holly, Katrina Origer and David, Suzanne Origer, David Thomas, Jill Thomas, Sara Thomas and Anna Thomas. Loving great grandfather of Anthony Pellinacci, Dillon Saltzer, Jeremy Origer and Michael Brians. Papa to Kyle Novak. Loving brother of Al and Fran Origer of Barker, NY, Cathy and Dave Walters of Mountain Home, AR, Jean and Harry Moore of Kenosha, WI, Marion Croll of St. Petersburg, FL, and the late Betty Pheiffer. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. John was a well-known Sebastopol nurseryman, owning and operating Origer Nursery for over 28 years; he retired in 1990. A native of Evanston, Illinois. Age 80 years. A member of St. Sebastian's Catholic Church of Sebastopol, Y.M.I. of Sebastopol, Disabled American Veterans, V.F.W. and the Sonoma County Horseshoe Club. Friends are invited to meet Thursday, June 22, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Sebastian's Catholic Church, 7983 Covert Lane, Sebastopol, CA where a Funeral Mass will be celebrated. A Vigil Service will be held Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at the Church. Friends may call at the PARENT-SORENSEN MORTUARY, 301 So. Main St. Sebastopol on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and again after 5:30 p.m. at the church. Those who prefer may contribute to Memorial Hospice, 558 B Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 in memory of John N. Origer. Interment: Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sebastopol, CA.
CASTAGNOLA, Angelo Passed away in Santa Rosa on June 16, 2000. Age 54. A U.S. Army veteran who enjoyed snow skiing, showing his creativity and working in his coffee shop. Angelo loved spending time at the ocean with his family. He is survived by his wife Dale Castagnola, daughter Sara Castagnola, mother Gladys Fisher, brother Mitchell Fisher, and sister Marilyn Anderson. Angelo is also survived by two nephews and numerous friends in the Bay Area. Interment will be at PLEASANT HILLS MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY, Sebastopol. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society of America, 832 Folsom, San Francisco.
FLOWERS, Ed Passed away in Santa Rosa on June 18, 2000. Age 90. Born and raised in Kentucky he moved to California in 1934. Edwin was superintendent at General Motors in Oakland and Fremont for thirty-four years. He loved hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Edwin is preceded in death by his wife Mary Alice Flowers. Survivors include his son Frederick Flowers of Orinda; daughter Kathryn Trumbo of Castro Valley, CA; son Ed Flowers of Sebastopol; brother Dudley Flowers of Arizona. He is also survived by four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 21, 2000 from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at PLEASANT HILLS MEMORIAL PARK & MORTUARY, Sebastopol. Interment will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Druids Cemetery, Occidental.
VARGO, Norberta F. (Fritzi) Passed away June 15, 2000 in Rohnert Park, CA. A native of California, born December 17, 1915. A Sonoma County resident for 8 years. Past Queen of Islam Temple #25 D of N, member of Empire Nile Club. Mrs. Vargo was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Andrew R. Vargo, Sr., and her sister Marguerite Gascoigne. Survived by her children Ann Stout, Andrew R. Vargo, Jr., and Rosemary Jane Stromer; grand children, Todd and Theresa Vargo, Ellen Bozzetto and husband Marc, Eric Stout and wife Rebecca, Bradley Stout, Toby Stromer, Casey Stromer and wife Jennifer. Also survived by cousin Jack Stewart, and nephews Richard and Dean Gascoigne. A Memorial Service will be held July 2, 2000, 11:00 a.m. at the Neptune Society of Northern California, 2607 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407. Donations to your favorite charity. Arrangements under the direction of the NEPTUNE SOCIETY OF NORTHERN CA IN SANTA ROSA.
SCANLON, Viola A. Passed away in Santa Rosa, CA, Saturday, June 17, 2000, wife of the late William E. Scanlon. Loving mother of Norman L. Coelho and his wife, Sue of Sebastopol. Adored grandmother of Greg Coelho and Andrea Coelho both of Santa Rosa. Beloved sister of William Hull of Santa Rosa, Mabel Shepherd of Sebastopol and the late Virginia Moore. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A native of Sebastopol, CA. Age 78 years. A member of the Berean Baptist Church of Rohnert Park. Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service, Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at the PARENT-SORENSEN MORTUARY-SEBASTOPOL, 301 So. Main St., Sebastopol. Friends may call at the Mortuary after 9:00 a.m., Wednesday. Private interment, Gilliam Cemetery, Graton, CA. The family prefers that memorials be made to the Berean Baptist Church, 6298 Country Club Dr., Rohnert Park, CA 94928.
HEXTON, Phyllis Joyce Passed away in Santa Rosa June 16, 2000. Beloved wife of Leslie Hexton of Santa Rosa; loving mother of Debra J. Howard and Corrine R. Hexton, both of Santa Rosa and Scott Moore of Napa; devoted grandmother of Sara Barone of Santa Rosa and Caitlin Moore and Rachael Moore, both of Napa. Dear sister of Robert R. Benham of Fair Oaks, CA. A native of Porterville, CA. Age 67. Phyllis was a horse racing enthusiast and a member of the United Church of Religious Science. Friends are invited to attend Funeral Services Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at Ellis-Olson Mortuary, 727 San Pablo Ave., Albany, CA. Committal will be private. Friends may call at the mortuary Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Contributions in her memory to Becoming Independent, 1425 Corporation Center Parkway, Santa Rosa, CA 95407 would be appreciated. ELLIS OLSON MORTUARY (510) 525-0246
CRAWFORD, Anna May Passed away June 17, 2000 in Santa Rosa, California at the age of 79. Born on September 13, 1920. Loving daughter of Cora Ellis. Devoted wife of the late Forrest B. Crawford. Loving mother of Sharon Shadrick (Max), Norman Crawford and Forrest L. Buck Crawford. Cherished grandmother of John, Steven and Mark Knowles, Norman Crawford, Jr., Julie Landrum, Daryl, Derek, Forrest H. and Melisa Crawford. Great grandmother to Christopher, Melanie, Steven M. Knowles, Nikki Boyd, Danielle, Michael and Benjamin Crawford, Kyndra, Kristina and Kelli, Louis Galindo and Lacie Landrum. She was mom to many who knew her and had an uncountable amount of remarkable friends. She is loved and missed dearly by all. No services were held at her request, private inurnment. Arrangements under the direction of EGGEN & LANCE MORTUARY.
REED, Edward David Passed away peacefully on October 3, 2000 at his home with his family at his side. Born in Medford, Oregon, he came to California at age 2. Edward spent most of his childhood refining his skills in farming and his gentle way of training animals. For 20 years he managed one of the last drive-through creameries - Glen Oak Farms on Yulupa Ave. He was later employed for 11 years by Santa Rosa Diesel and last worked briefly at the Personal Stamp Co. Edward will always be remembered for his story telling, humor and generosity. For 50 years, he was an avid 49er fan and a season ticket holder for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, Donna, his sister Janet (Phil) Sweet of Willits, a brother, Arthur, of New York, daughters Lynn (Ron) Bastianon of Santa Rosa, Kathy (Alan) Fink of Windsor, and a son Richard (Ellen) of Fremont. He was preceded in death by his oldest son Douglas and 3 sisters. Also remembering him most fondly are his grandchildren - Josh, Jason, Jarod, Heidi, and Travis Reed, Amy, Rob and Jeff Bastianon, Sarah and Shaina Fink, Jason Freitas as well as 40 nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of his life at his home, 1136 Utah Ct., Santa Rosa on Saturday, October 14 between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. Donations may be made in his memory to Sutter Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, 1110 North Dutton Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401. Inurnment will be private at Two Rock Valley Church Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES, FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 1225 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95405.
McCANN, Sr., Elwood G. Passed away peacefully in the presence of both his children on the afternoon of October 7, 2000, in Carmichael, California. Born in Auburn, California, February 20, 1916, Mr. McCann relocated to Santa Rosa in the early 1930s, graduated from Santa Rosa High School and Santa Rosa Jr. College. He was a partner in the McCann-Greene Insurance Agency until his retirement in 1980. Shortly thereafter, he and his late wife, Joyce Densmore McCann, moved to Tucson, Arizona, where Mr. McCann remained until 1999 when his health began to fail. While running his business in Santa Rosa, Mr. McCann was an active member of the Elks Lodge and the Scottish Rite. He is survived by his two children, Elwood G. McCann, Jr., of Carmichael, CA, and Maureen E. Abbott of Redding, CA, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Cremation and intermenty will be private. Remembrances may be sent to the American Cancer Society or the charity of the donors choice.
DRAPER-MORGAN, Laura Jean Died October 5, 2000 in Berkeley. Survived by her husband David Morgan of Alameda; stepchildren David and Nicole Morgan. Loving daughter of Linda George of Rohnert Park and Larry Draper of Hart, MI. Sister of Jeffrey Draper of Vancouver, WA, Darren George of Mill Valley and Barbara Jason of Forestville. Daughter-in-law of Donald and Diane Morgan of Gardenerville, NC. Beloved aunt of Josh Roofener, Jennifer Jason, Kyle and Amanda Draper. Sister-in-law of Tim Jason and Wendy Draper. A native of Grand Haven, MI. Born September 6, 1961. An Alameda County resident for seven years. Soft ball, "Wally" ball and camping were her hobbies. She was also a member of the Alameda Eagles Auxiliary Aerie No. 1076 F.O.E. Laura was a product development manager for Determined Productions of San Francisco. Friends and family are invited to attend memorial services, Friday, October 13, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at the Alameda Eagles Hall at 2305 Alameda Ave., Alameda.
ODDIE, William B. Passed away in Santa Rosa, October 7, 2000. Loving husband of the late Louise Oddie. A native of Utah, age 98 years. Mr. Oddie was a life member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. At his request no formal services will be held. LAFFERTY & SMITH COLONIAL CHAPEL, directors.
NICKELL, Anne Barnett Anne was born in San Francisco on August 29, 1922 and died on October 7, 2000. A long-time Petaluma resident, Anne was the loving mother of Barney Barnett of Cloverdale and Linda Cooper of San Rafael, devoted and cherished grandmother of Alyson Cooper, beloved sister of Mary Carr of Greenbrae, dear aunt of James Carr of Petaluma, Robert Carr of Atherton, and Patricia Carr of Corte Madera, and loving friend of Jordan DellEra of Cotati and Nick Nickell of Vacaville. Anne worked for several years at the Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego and retired from the National Park Service. Prior to that, she worked for many years at both First National Bank of San Rafael and Bank of Marin. After her retirement, Anne moved to Leisure Town in Vacaville. She enjoyed performing with the Leisure Town Entertainers Guild and modeled in the Tribute to Seniors Benefit fashion shows. Anne loved life and was happiest on occasions spent with family and friends. She was proud of her Maltese heritage and had wonderful memories of a visit with family in Malta. Family and friends will cherish memories of Annes zest for life and fun. She will be remembered as a friendly, kind, caring woman devoted to her family and loyal to her many friends. Anne will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Friends are invited to share with Annes family in a memorial celebration of Annes life at the Green Mill Inn in Penngrove on Wednesday, October 18, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. Friends who plan to attend are asked to respond to Linda Cooper at 415-492-0349. The family would prefer memorial contributions to Hospice of Marin or Hospice of Petaluma. Arrangements under the direction of PARENT-SORENSEN MORTUARY & CREMATORY, Petaluma.
GOURSE, Pearl Died in Santa Rosa, October 10, 2000. Loving wife for 60 years to Aaron Gourse, M.D. of Santa Rosa. Loving mother of Roberta Berg, M.D., Santa Rosa and Stephanie Buch of Menlo Park. Beloved mother-in-law of Tom Buch, D.D.S. of Menlo Park. Loving sister of Harry J. and his wife Jean Levin, O.D. of Oakland, CA and Mae J. Brash of Daly City. Loving grandmother of Erik and Caryn Bucholz and Adam and Joshua Berg. A native of San Francisco. Age 90 years. A member of Congregation Beth Ami and was very active in communities of Santa Rosa, Sacramento and San Francisco. She was a lifelong subject in the Terman Study of Gifted Children at Stanford University. She loved life, learning and teaching. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, October 13, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. at the Lodge at Paulin Creek, 2375 Range Ave. Graveside services will follow on Friday at 12:30 p.m. at the Beth Ami Section of Santa Rosa Memorial Park. Rabbi Jonathan Slater officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hadassah or to Congregation Beth Ami. Arrangements under the direction of EGGEN & LANCE MORTUARY.
GOING, Rod James Passed away on Monday, October 9, 2000 in Santa Rosa, at the age of 54. Beloved husband of Gloria Going of Santa Rosa; loving son of Betty Going of West Point, NE; dear brother of Dale Going and his family of Santa Rosa; dear son-in-law of June Santeramo and her family of Greeley, CO and San Jose, CA. He will be missed by many loved ones. Rod enjoyed golfing, boating, fishing and hunting. He was the Executive Vice-President of the AUL Corporation for 19 years. A native of West Point, NE and a resident of Sonoma County for 9 years. Friends are invited to attend Funeral Services on Thursday, October 12, 2000 at 3:00 p.m. at THE DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES, 1225 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA. Private inurnment. Contributions in his memory may be made to The Humane Society of Sonoma County, P.O.Box 1296, Santa Rosa, CA 95402 or The Canine Companions for Independence, P.O. Box 446, Santa Rosa, CA 95402-0446. Visitation will be on Wednesday October 11, 2000 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at THE DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES.
RUSHING, Madie Mae Passed away October 9, 2000 in Santa Rosa. She was the wife of the late Hiram J. Rushing; mother of Joy Gonzales of Windsor, Helen Jones of Tehama, Brooks Rushing of Turlock, the late Karen Hartman and the late Jerry Rushing. Also survived by 10 grand, 13 great grand and 11 great great grandchildren. Mrs. Rushing was born May 20, 1908 in Fort Sumner, NM, where she was raised as well as on a claim along the Pecos River. She told stories about riding the milk cow home as a child; because she was afraid of the Lobo wolves in the desert. Small tumbleweeds were eaten as a source of salads. She was on the championship basketball team in her senior year of high school. Mrs. Rushings maternal grandparents walked the Trail of Tears where her grandfather died. In the mid 50s, Madie received her LVN degree from Modesto Junior College. She worked in several Modesto area hospitals for many years. Her delicious yeast bread buns still linger in the minds of her children. Friends are invited to attend the Committal Services Friday, October 13, 2000, 2:00 p.m at Santa Rosa Memorial Park- Shiloh Addition, Windsor. For further info please call FRED YOUNG & COMPANY, Funeral Directors, 433-3329 or 894-2540.
IN MEMORIAM SUZETTE CHAMPAGNE-LEONARD 11/25/61-10/12/99 A year ago today our hearts were torn apart losing you. We go on for you til we are together. Forever, Samantha, Cory, Dad, Mom, Sharol, Auntie & Uncle Bob, Amanda, Mikey, Stevie & Gracie.
BEAUCHAMP, Evelyn Passed away in Santa Rosa, Tuesday, December 5, 2000. Beloved wife of the late Harold Beauchamp. Loving mother of Ken Beauchamp and his wife Judy of Stockton, Robert Beauchamp and his wife Karen of Fremont, Joe Beauchamp of Rohnert Park, Bonnie Phan and her husband Ly of Holbrook, NY. Devoted grandmother of Karen Jensen and Geoffrey Beauchamp of Stockton, Layla Shaar of Manhattan and Mailynh Phan of Holbrook, NY. Cool great grandmother of Nicholas Jensen of Stockton. Born in Salina, Kansas, April 16, 1912. Raised in Nebraska. A strong and independent woman, when she was in her early 20s, Evelyn boarded a train and moved to California. She has lived in Rohnert Park for the past 15 years. She gave generously of her time and energy as an active member of the Rohnert Park Garden Club and the Rohnert Park Senior Center, as a volunteer reading tutor in local schools and a pen pal for the children at Richard Crane School in Rohnert Park. She was a intrepid world traveler. She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. The family prefers memorial contributions to the Rohnert Park Senior Center. Memorial service arrangements pending. Private intermenty in Mariposa. Arrangements thru the NEPTUNE SOCIETY OF NORTHERN CA, 2607 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407.
FRIEDRICH, Eugene V. Services will be held on Saturday for Eugene V. Friedrich of Santa Rosa, who died at home of heart failure on December 4, 2000. Born on October 2, 1917 in Waynesboro, Virginia, he graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University in St. Louis. He subsequently earned an MA in Political Science from the University of Colorado. Gene began his successful business career in 1947 when he joined the Spencer Chemical Co. in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1982 he retired from the Agrico Co., Tulsa, Oklahoma, as Senior Vice President for Development. Throughout his life, Gene expressed his values in action through his commitment to public service. While in Kansas City, he served as the chairman of the Council of Social Agencies and as board member for the Boy Scouts of America and for the Lutheran Hospital. More recently, he was active in SCORE, on the board of the Goodwill Industries and in numerous capacities at St. Patricks Episcopal Church in Kenwood. Gene is survived by his wife Marjorie, his brother Julius and wife Lorraine of Denver; his three children, Rick and wife Kenny of Eugene, Oregon, Frances of Salt Lake City, Jane and husband Jon of St. Louis; and his four grandchildren, Philip, Jason, Emily and Andrew. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, December 9 at St. Patricks Episcopal Church, 9000 Hwy 12, Kenwood. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Patricks Church or to Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire. Arrangements under the direction of the DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 1225 Sonoma Ave.