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MARDELL LAVERNE BLAUFARB

OBIT MardellBlaufarb

Kindness, generosity, insight, curiosity, and deep caring for people characterized the life of Mardell Blaufarb (neé Aronson), inspiring and delighting all who knew her. She was born on May 28, 1928, and passed away on September 2, 2016.


KERSTIN MARIA JANSSON

OBIT KerstinJansson

Resident of Los Altos

Kerstin Jansson passed away peacefully in her home on September 18, 2016 at the age of 89.

Kerstin was born in Kungsbacka, Sweden on January 5, 1927 to Bertil and Edith Ekman. At the age of 18 she met her husband, David Jansson, an officer in the merchant marines. She joined him on board ship for the first two years of their marriage, traveling around the world.

DOLORES H. (CATENACCI) BALOCCO

OBIT DoloresBalocco

Beloved Dolores H. (Catenacci) Balocco passed from this earth on September 30th, 2016 at her home in Milpitas, California as a result of cancer. Graced with the  knowledge of her approaching end of life, she spent her last time with Ed, her husband of 47 years, closest family and friends.

A private Celebration of Life service will be held on October 22nd in Los Altos.

GRACIELA MCCORD

OBIT GracielaMcCord

Graciela McCord passed on to heaven on October 4, 2016, at the age of 85, in San Diego, California, after a heroic battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, to Engineer Rafael Salazar and Tita Salazar on December 30, 1930. She is survived by an older sister, Berta Pelat. She also had a younger brother, Rafael Salazar, who recently predeceased her.

NANCY F. STROUD

OBIT NancyStroud

Nancy F. Stroud passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, October 2nd 2016.

Nancy was born on March 9th, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois to Keith and Shirley Fanshier. Nancy attended The University of Illinois where she was a proud member of the Tri Delt Sorority and received her degree in Journalism in May of 1950.


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