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Kinstler, Ellison, Clark, Sharp, McBride

Posted By: GenealogyBuff
Date: Sunday, 27 January 2008, at 2:32 a.m.

From Santa Cruz, California:

May 29, 2003

Christina Kanakos Kinstler
Services will be June 7 for Christina Kanakos Kinstler, who died May 23 in Aptos. She was 86.
Ms. Kinstler was born in New York City and moved to Sacramento in 1946. She lived in Capitola for 18 years.
She was the manager of the circulation department of Carmichael Library in Sacramento County.
Ms. Kinstler was a member of St. Joseph’s Church in Capitola, and enjoyed reading, going to the movies and sitting by the ocean.
She is survived by daughters Margaret Kinstler and Katie Bianco, both of Soquel; sons John Kinstler Jr. of Sacramento and Jim Kinstler of Soquel; sister Beatrice Riceman of Sacramento; seven grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Services will be 12:30 p.m. June 7 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Capitola.
Contributions are preferred to Hospice Caring Project of Santa Cruz County, P.O. Box 670, Aptos, CA 95003.

Evelyn S. Ellison
Services will be private for Evelyn "Eve" Stevens Ellison, who died May 19 at Driftwood Health Center of pneumonia. She was 84.
Ms. Ellison was born and raised in Minneapolis. She lived in Redondo Beach and Torrance for 60 years before moving to Scotts Valley three years ago and then to Santa Cruz six months ago.
Mrs. Ellison graduated from the Minneapolis School of Art and Design and had a great interest in photography, graphic arts, politics and Buddhism.
She was a member of the Church of Religious Science in Redondo Beach since the 1950s.
She is survived by daughter Karen Carns of Downey; son Tom Ellison of Santa Cruz; and two grandchildren.
Her twin brother, Ben, died in 2001.
Contributions are preferred to Hospice Caring Project, PO Box 670, Aptos, CA 95003.
Arrangements are by the Neptune Society in San Jose.
This obituary is being rerun to correct the list of survivors.

Duane Earl Clark Sr.
Services have been held for Duane "Bud" Earl Clark Sr., who died Friday of pulmonary fibrosis at the Veterans Hospital in Palo Alto. He was 68.
Born in Rockwell City, Iowa, he lived in Scotts Valley from 1967 until two years ago, when he retired to Groveland.
He was raised in Redwood City, and attended schools there. He served in the Marines and trained as a flame-thrower operator during the Korean War.
He ran a family drywall business in Scotts Valley for more than 30 years. He attended Scotts Valley Baptist Church and Twin Lakes Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife Beverly Clark; sons Bud Clark Jr. of Maui, Brett Clark of Groveland and Kelly Clark of Groveland; two daughters, Julie Austin of Hickman and Jill Oellrich of Groveland; sister, Joan Reynoso of Redwood City; and 19 grandchildren.
His sister Lois Schriener died before him.
Friends can contact the family at 19800 Cotton Wood St., Groveland, CA 95321.

May 30, 2003

Sarrah Pauline Sharp
Services will be Monday for Sarrah Pauline Sharp, who died Saturday at Valley Convalescent Hospital after a stroke. She was 92.
A native of Arkansas, she worked as a bookkepper for Meadow Gold Dairies in Watsonville for 26 years.
She was a member of First Baptist Church in Watsonville. She loved to sew, was a meticulous housekeeper and enjoyed traveling to Europe and Canada with the Watsonville Band.
She is survived by her close friend, Margaret Hicks of Watsonville.
Contributions are preferred to First Baptist Church in Watsonville.
Friends may call Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at Davis Memorial Chapel.
Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Davis Memorial Chapel. She will be buried in Pioneer Cemetery.

Thomas David McBride Jr.
Services will be private for Thomas David McBride Jr., who died of cancer Sunday at Golden Age Convalescent Hospital in Santa Cruz. He was 63.
A Boulder, Co., native, he was raised in Boulder and lived for 23 years in Santa Cruz. He also spent time in Sunnyvale, Palo Alto and Redwood City.
He served in the U.S. Air Force four years.
Mr. McBride enjoyed art and photography.
He is survived by daughters Christiane McBride of Anaheim and Shannon Hawkins of Santa Cruz; brothers Jack McBridge of Longmont, Colo. and Kenneth McBridge of Boulder, Colo.; and one grandchild.
Arrangements are under Santa Cruz Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Santa Cruz.

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