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BOHUMIL (BOB) POLATA

OBIT BohumilPolata

Bohumil (Bob) Polata passed away peacefully at Pacific Coast Manor on October 13. Bob was born a Czech citizen in Kopzce Ceske, Poland (now Ukraine) on April 16, 1925, to Karel and Anna (nee Miska) Polata. He served as a driver and mechanic in the Czechoslovak Army, which fought with the Allies during World War II, and he lived in Prague and studied engineering after the end of the war.


GRACE EMILY CROZIER

OBIT GraceConnolly

Grace Emily Crozier was born in 1925 in Long Beach, California and died peacefully, at age 91 on September 26, 2016 at her home of 2 years the Carlton Plaza, Davis, California.

MARY ADELAIDE (ADDIE) LONGAKER

OBIT MaryLongaker

Mary Adelaide (Addie) Longaker, nee Jackson, passed away peacefully in Los Altos on September 29, 2016 at the age of 87.

Addie was born in Pine Falls, Manitoba, Canada in 1929. After graduating high school, she attended business college in Winnipeg. She began her career at the paper company in Pine Falls then joined Moores’ Business Forms Ltd., transferring to the San Francisco office in 1956.

RICHARD PETERS, M.D.

OBIT RichardPeters

Richard Peters, M.D., 89, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2016. Richard was born June 15, 1927 in Connecticut. He is survived by his wife Mary Nichols-Peters, and daughters, Karen Grenfell, Jennifer Cramer, Amy Aiken, two stepsons, seven grandchildren. 

MATHEW “MATT” AUGUST CABOT

OBIT MatthewCabot

Los Altos Hills, Calif. – Mathew “Matt” August Cabot, died peacefully at his home in Los Altos Hills on Oct. 13, 2016, from congestive heart failure. He was 78.

Matt was born on June 4, 1938, in Lexington, Kentucky, but grew up in the Bay Area. After graduating from Bellarmine High School in 1957, Matt enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served as an intelligence specialist for two years before entering Kansas University. Rock Chalk Jayhawk KU!


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