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DONNA MYERS

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Donna Lee Arrants Myers was born in Selma, California on Feb. 20, 1926. She passed away on June 23, 2016, at the age of 90, after suffering a stroke. Donna was the youngest of four children. She had two sisters, Jessie and Bonnie, and one brother, Clyde, whom she adored. At the age of eleven, the family moved to Ventura where she attended Ventura High School and met her future husband, Jack. Donna enjoyed sports, playing tennis in high school as well as baton twirling and drum majoring for the marching band. Donna started dating the love of her life, Jack Myers, in 1946 after he returned from WWII. They were married in 1947 and recently celebrated their 69th anniversary.

THOMAS FRANCIS HORAN JR.

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Thomas Francis Horan Jr., 55, earned his eternal wings July 2nd at 10:02am in his home surrounded by loved ones. He shared 29 years of marriage with his beloved wife, Melanie Therese Horan.

Born in Evergreen Park, Illinois, Tom Horan was the son of Thomas and Mary Ellen Horan. Formerly of Mountain View, Tom graduated from Saint Francis High School in 1979. He then went on to graduate from San Jose State University with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering in 1984. Tom was a retired Commander in the U.S Navy where he faithfully served the country for 22 years, and was an admired Captain with Southwest Airlines for 19 years.

GORDON SIDNEY COVELL

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Dec. 29, 1920-July 8, 2016
Resident of Portola Valley

Gordon Sidney Covell passed away on Friday after a brief illness. 

He was born in San Francisco to Sidney Thomas Covell and Pearl Edith Brunner. 

SUE “SUNNY” NEELY KRUTZ

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Sue “Sunny” Neely Krutz, 93, passed away peacefully on June 22, 2016, at her home in Los Altos, CA.

Sue was born in Dallas, Texas to Armetta Black and Walter White on June 2, 1923.  Sue lived a very full life. She loved traveling the world and was active in many charities while she resided in Dallas. She moved to California in 2006 to be closer to her cherished family, and spent the last decade enjoying time with her great-grandchildren. 

Moriah Tenney and Rex Blodgett Jr.: Wedding


Moriah Tenney and Rex Blodgett Jr.

Moriah Tenney and Rex Blodgett, Jr. were married June 17. They held their wedding and reception at the West Shore Cafe in Lake Tahoe.

The bride is the daughter of Scott and Laura Tenney of Stevenson Ranch.

Michelle Bertino and Noble Millie: Engagement


Michelle Bertino and Noble Millie

Michelle Bertino and Noble Millie have announced their engagement to be married Sept. 4 at Vista West Ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dr. David and Dianne Bertino of Whitesboro, Texas. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree from New York University. She has a CPA license in Texas and is employed as an event marketing and employment brand manager at Slack Technologies.

Rita Jamison, 92: Former TC contributor led busy life


Mrs. Jamison

Alba Rita Jamison, former Los Altos resident and frequent editorial contributor to the Town Crier, died July 5. She was 92.

Mrs. Jamison was born in Los Angeles in 1923, the only child of Italian immigrants Joseph and Mary DiGiantomasso. The family moved to Pasadena, where she graduated from Pasadena Community College. She then attended UCLA, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 1944 and met her future husband, Steven. They married in 1945.

JAMES P. FORDERER

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James P. Forderer, born March 24, 1943, son of Vivian and Pierson, died in Los Altos on June 12, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Jim, along with Marian Aiken, adopted 27 disabled boys and provided a home to several more.


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