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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.


GEORGE ROBERT SCHUMANN III

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George Robert Schumann III, 61, recently diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, died June 20, with his family by his side.

ROBERT WILLIAM SERVENTI

OBIT RobertServenti

December 20, 1946 – June 24, 2016

Bob passed away unexpectedly on June 24 due to complications of leukemia, at age 69.

He was devoutly religious and deeply loved his family. Bob was born in Concord, California, to a tightly-knit family with eight siblings. He graduated from Berkeley then joined the Peace Corps in Peru.

He later enrolled at the University of Michigan for his MBA, and met his wife Katy there. Bob and Katy were married 40 years and raised and were very proud of their four children, Christine, Peter, Lisa, and Matthew, and two grandchildren. 

IRIS KAREN (ABRAHAM) MORAN

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August 10, 1939--June 14, 2016

Iris Moran, a longtime resident of Mountain View and passionate community volunteer, died on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, as a result of a fall at the visitors’ center while visiting Hoover Dam in Nevada.  

Iris Karen Abraham Moran was born Aug. 10, 1939, in Dickinson, ND, to Stanley and Ruth (Malone) Abraham. She spent her early childhood on a ranch in the North Dakota Badlands near Medora, and in other western North Dakota towns. Her family settled in New Salem (ND) where she attended public schools, graduating in from high school in 1957. 

RICHARD MILTON LEWIS

Richard Milton Lewis of Ponte Vedra, Florida, passed away peacefully at home on 13 June 2016. He will be reunited with his wife of 49 years, Claudia Stoney Lewis. He is survived by his four children, twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Richard was born in Topeka, Kansas and was a child of the depression in Missouri. He moved with his family to Atlanta in 1940 when his father was recalled to active duty in the Army during the run-up to WWII. Richard came of age during the war and always considered himself to be a military man. He graduated from the Georgia Military Academy and was later commissioned in the U.S. Army in the Field Artillery. He spent seven years on active duty and another 30 plus years in the reserves, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was a patriot and believed very much in the principles that our nation was founded upon. He had an unwavering respect for those that wear the "cloth of our nation" and instilled that same respect in his children and grandchildren.


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