- Published on Tuesday, 20 March 2007 20:00
- Written by Town Crier Staff
JODI LYNNE CAMPBELL
Jodi Lynne Campbell, 42, died peacefully on Thursday, March 8th at El Camino Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Jodi was born at Stanford Hospital on August 27, 1964, the eldest daughter of Marcia and Richard Campbell of Los Altos. A graduate of U.C. Berkeley, Jodi obtained her teaching credential and Masters in Administration before serving as the principal of Palo Alto Preparatory School from 2000 to 2004.
Jodi is survived by her daughters, Brittney Keck, 14, a freshman at St. Francis High School, and Haley Keck, 10, a fifth grader at St. Simon School. Jodi is also survived by her parents, brother, Scott Campbell, and sister, Jill Stryker. Her family also includes Jill's husband, Russ, and their children, Jack, 8 and Annie, 5. Jodi's uncle and aunt, Bob and Jan Campbell, and cousins, Laurie Romanaggi, Grant Campbell and Lynn Daly, are all residents of Oregon. Her aunt Kathy Campbell is a nurse on the island of Kwajalein.
Jodi's Memorial Mass was held Saturday, March 17th at St. Simons Church, 1860 Grant Rd., Los Altos, A reception celebrating Jodi's life was held in Spooncer Hall at St. Simon's, immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jodi's memory can be made to "Avon Walk for Breast Cancer" PO Box 3845, Los Altos, CA 94024-3845, or several other breast cancer organizations announced at the service.
Arrangements by Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary, Mtn. View.
BEULAH SKALITZKY WILKINSON
Beulah Skalitzky Wilkinson, 96, of Chico, was born January 28, 1911, in Spencer, Iowa, and died March 7, 2007.
After earning her diploma as a registered nurse from a three-year program in Sioux Falls, So. Dak., she worked for more than twenty years in the offices of doctors Jones and Feiselmann in Spencer, Iowa.
On October 6, 1967, Beulah married Edward B. Wilkinson and moved to Los Altos, Calif., where she continued her nursing career in various capacities at Pilgrim Haven Nursing Home.
Beulah loved to travel, both before and after her marriage. The Wilkinsons enjoyed visiting various locations from Tanque Verde Ranch outside of Tucson, Ariz., to England, Australia, Fiji and Tahiti. She made friends wherever she traveled and enjoyed corresponding with both old and new friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, who died in 2003, and Beulah moved to Chico in 2005, to be closer to her daughter Debora Pautsch.
She is survived by her children David Wilkinson of Sunnyvale, and Debora and David Pautsch, of Chico, three grandchildren and two great-granddaughters, niece Vonnie Watts, of Marathon, Iowa, her husband Gerry, children and grandchildren.
Graveside services, under the direction of Roller, Hapgood, Tinney, were held at Alta Mesa Memorial Park in Palo Alto.
RAY M. WOOD, JR., M. D.
October 29, 1928 -
February 6, 2007
It is with profound sadness that the family of Ray Marshall Wood, Jr., announces his death. He is survived by his wife, Ann (nee Hilliard) Wood of 53 years; his four daughters and their husbands, Erin and Peter Dolinger of Philadelphia, Christine and Bill Haynes of Palo Alto, Cynthia Wood and Damien Rigby of Oakland, and Susan Wood of Portland, OR; his nine grandchildren, Abraham, Samuel, Hannah and Abigail Dolinger, Katherine and Susan Haynes, Gabrielle Rigby, and Sarah and Melanie Smith; and his step-brother, Peter McCullough and wife, Gerda. He was predeceased by his brother, Billy Wood (1934), his father, Ray Wood, Sr. (1937), and his mother, Vivian Wood McCullough (1967).
Ray grew up in Berkeley, CA, and graduated from UC Berkeley and McGill University Medical School (Montreal, Canada). While at McGill, Ray met Canadian nursing student, Ann Hilliard, and they married two years later. He interned at Letterman Hospital in the Presidio, spent the following two years as a Medical Officer in Landstuhl, Germany, and then practiced general medicine in Palo Alto for nine years. He later completed a two-year anesthesia residency at Stanford University and practiced anesthesiology at Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Gatos and at El Camino Hospital in Mt. View.
During Ray and Ann's long and happy marriage, they shared an interest in travel, history, politics, medicine, the ballet, the symphony, gardening and good cuisine. They enjoyed meeting new people but especially prized the times they spent with their close friends locally and beyond. These loyal friends provided immeasurable support and love, particularly during this last year.
Above all else, Ray adored his family and raised his daughters to know they were loved and cherished. In turn, his daughters were grateful for his tenderness, his intelligence and humor, his friendship and his immense ability to love; he was someone they would have chosen to be their Dad. Toward his grandchildren, he showed the same unreserved love. His legacy is one of family and love.
The family wishes to thank oncologist Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg, UCSF/Mt. Zion, and Pathways Hospice for their devotion and compassion. Donations may be made to Pathways Hospice Foundation, 585 North Mary Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 (www.pathwayshealth.org). At Ray's request, there will be no memorial service.
ROBERT ANTHONY BOGUSKI
Robert Boguski, 72, of The Sea Ranch, California, and formerly of Los Altos, died suddenly on March 2, 2007.
Robert worked in the Printed Circuit Board industry beginning in the late 1950's, and started his own Printed Circuit business in 1975, Astro Circuits in San Jose, later renamed Apogee Engineering.
Apogee ended in 1997, whereby Robert and his wife Pat took up permanent residence at The Sea Ranch. He tended to Pat's deteriorating health while starting a house cleaning business, eventually leading into property management around The Sea Ranch and surrounding communities.
He was preceded in death by his wife Pat and is survived by his brother Paul, his sons Robert Jr., Mark, Peter, daughters-in-law Regina Lathrop and Kris Lyons and his grandchildren, Madissen and Remy Stewart. He is also survived by Ed and Donna Burke, Dick and Halina Burke, Ginny and Bill Phelan, Connie Burke and Jacob Alspector, Mary Burke, Cathy Burke, Jon and Anne Burke and Shirley Boguski.
There will be a funeral service at 1:00 pm, Sat March 31 at Mary Star of the Sea Chapel in Gualala, CA with a reception to follow at the Gualala Arts Center.
Donations can be sent in the name of Robert Boguski to the Redwood Coast Humane Society, P.O. Box 1072, Gualala, CA 95445. (707) 884-1304.
MARY JANE SAWKA
In Loving Memory of Mary Jane Sawka
Peacefully, taken home to be with the Lord on Sunday March 11, 2007 at Villa Siena, Mary Jane Sawka, aged 93.
Mary was born in Fisher Branch, Manitoba on January 31, 1914. Her parents had come from the Ukraine and Mary grew up one of four sisters and two brothers in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 1942 she married Michael Sawka, also of Winnipeg, in Windsor, Ontario while he was serving in the Canadian Army. In 1956, after the birth of their three sons, they migrated to Montebello, California. They raised their three sons in Montebello. She worked as a dietary aid at the Beverly Hospital for twenty years until the death of her husband Mike in 1978. In 1980 she moved to Los Altos to be closer to her three sons.
In 2003 the Town Crier featured Mary's twenty-three years of volunteer service to the Los Altos Senior Center. She served two terms on the board of directors and was instrumental in organizing pancake breakfasts and rummage sales. She was a long time volunteer for the Monkey Ladies at El Camino Hospital and Los Altos Garden Club and a dedicated member of Saint Simon Church. Five years ago she took up residence at Villa Siena in Mountain View but continued to enjoy outings with her friends Norma Taylor and Audrey Helgerson.
She leaves to mourn her passing three sons, Gary and wife Grace and their sons Gary Michael Jr. and Gregory of Los Altos Hills; John and wife Barbara and their daughter Elizabeth Jane of Palo Alto; and Wayne and wife Lynne of Huntington Beach; two sisters, Anne Greaves of Vancouver, B.C. and Jen Paull of Winnipeg. She was predeceased by her parents Nicholas and Mary Zadorozny of Winnipeg, her loving husband Michael, and brothers, William Zadorozny of Winnipeg and John Zadorozny of Fraser Lake, B.C. and sister Kay Muzycki of Winnipeg. Her extended family includes Paula Brooks of Sacramento and Roberta and Larry McHugh and their children Laura, Mark and Cori of Mill Valley.
Viewing and Rosary was held at Spangler Mortuary on March 19th and a Mass of Christian Burial at Villa Siena on Tuesday, March 20th with Father Joe of Villa Siena officiating. Mary will be buried along side her husband at the Resurrection Cemetery in Montebello next Monday, March 26.
Donations in her name can be made to Villa Siena Foundation and Los Altos Senior Center.
"May God's love, mercy and peace be multiplied till we meet again in Heaven"
July 22, 1921-
March 11, 2007
Rose was born and raised in New York and moved to Los Altos in 1962. Rose died after a brief illness surrounded by loving family members. She was a member of the Los Altos Board of Realtors and served two terms as Board President. Rose was active in real estate from 1964 to 2000 and highly respected by her peers and clients. Rose was active in various civic & community activities including volunteering at the Discovery Shop in Los Altos. She was a member of the Los Altos Golf & Country Club. Rose is the widow of Lawrence Haberstro, preceded in death by her beloved grandsons Brian Malcolm and Robert Malcolm. Rose is survived by daughter Carol Malcolm, granddaughter Cheryl Rose Barnoli and husband Marc and great-grandaughters Casey Rose and Carney Rose Barnoli, son-in-law John Malcomn, and John and Elisabeth, Shelbyann and John Jay Malcolm. Rose will be truly missed and always in our hearts.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at St. Raymond Church, Menlo Park, officiated by Rev Father Eugene Boyle, long time family friend. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Joseph's Elementary School, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, CA.