Last updateThu, 29 Sep 2016 12pm


OBIT WilliamJenney

William “Reed” Jenney passed away on August 15, 2016, after a long and arduous journey with Lewy Body Dementia. He was 77 years old. He was known for his gentle, generous nature, his quirky sense of humor, his enthusiastic and detailed approach to everything and best of all, his blue eyes and his marvelous smile.


OBIT DonaldBaumann REV

December 25, 1934 – August 3, 2016

Donald Baumann, a 30 year resident of Carmel, passed away peacefully at home on August 3 after a brief illness, surrounded by his family.

Don was born in Shanghai, China where his father worked for an international shipping line. After Shanghai, Don’s family resided in both the Philippines and Japan where he received his primary education. 


OBIT MargueriteSzekely1   OBIT MargueriteSzekely2

Marguerite Louise Szekely passed away quietly in her Los Altos, CA home on July 25, 2016.

Marguerite was born November 4, 1924 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Ray Cooner-Schappaugh and Forrest Schappaugh. She spent her childhood in the San Diego area with her mother and much loved step-father Laurence Holzman. Upon graduating Point Loma High School Marguerite attended Pomona College; she graduated in 1947 with a degree in music, specializing in vocal music. From an early age Marguerite embraced the wider world and she spent almost a decade, beginning in the late forties, living in San Francisco and working as a flight attendant for United Airlines aboard the DC-3 aircraft.


July 3, 1930 - August 3, 2016

Longtime resident of Los Altos. Waitress for 40 years. Wife of Jerry Rogers (deceased), survived by daughter, Diane; sister Rosemarie Scheiff (Bernard - deceased); brother, George Stagi, Sr. (Addie) five nephews: George, Jr., Robert, Tony, Chris and Stephen. Niece, Kathy; 2 great nephews, 2 great nieces, 5 great nephews and 4 great nieces.


OBIT CharlesLomax new


Charlie passed peacefully in his sleep on August 10, 2016 at home in Los Altos with his family by his side. He was born in Spencer, NC on January 8, 1921 and spent his youth in East Spencer, NC. He was the only member of his high school class of 12 seniors to attend university.

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