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THOMAS MICHAEL WEBSTER, SR.

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Thomas Michael Webster, Sr. passed away gently and peacefully surrounded by loved ones on May 9th, 2016. Born in Evanston, Illinois, Tom received his degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University. He went on to study law at Georgetown University while working at the U.S. Patent office and the Dept. of Naval Research in Washington DC. In 1966, he joined the Chicago patent law firm of Wolf, Hubbard, Voit and Osann as a practicing patent attorney.

REGINA MARIE (DOOLEY) MARTIN

Regina Marie (Dooley) Martin, daughter of John Henry Dooley and Edna Donicia (Gianelli) Segur, step daughter of Clyde Henry Segur (one of the founding fathers of Los Altos), wife of Edward Joseph Martin, mother of Susan Elizabeth Martin and Edward Joseph Martin, Jr, (Kim) passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Mountain View Healthcare Center.

CAROL JEAN OBERT HARLESS

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1934 – 2016

Carol Jean Obert Harless, 82, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Murray, Utah. Carol was born on March 20, 1934 to Carl and Hazel Lewis Obert in Inglewood, California.

ERNEST TRAUGOTT

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Resident of Los Altos 
August 18, 1920 - May 11, 2016 

Ernie died peacefully at his home, just a few months short of his 96th birthday. 

Ernie had an amazing life, born in Germany he and his family fled the Nazi's soon after Kristallnacht in 1938, making their way to Manila in the Philippines then eventually to San Francisco. Having been an Architecture student in Germany he continued that pursuit a bit in Manila but ultimately started an interior design business with his brother in Palo Alto called American Interiors.

VIRGINIA ANNE PAVLINA

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Virginia Anne Pavlina died peacefully in her sleep, March 24, 2016, 89 years young. She was interred at a private ceremony at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery – Foyer of the All Saints Chapel, Los Altos, CA, April 23.

Her friends affectionally called her Gini; but grandchildren (5) and great grandchildren (6) fondly knew her as Nini. But to her children, Steve and Julie, she will always be remembered as the Bocce Ball Queen, undefeated in play at the annual picnic of the Jugo-Slav Napredak Club, July, 2015.

H. RICHARD HOLLOW

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1930-2016

Humphrey Richard Hollow (Richard) was born in the UK on November 27, 1930. He worked in the oil fields of Iraq after graduating from college as an engineer. That’s where he lost part of his right hand in a blasting accident.

After relocating to California, he worked at NASA Ames and Syre in Mt. View for about 20 years before retiring in 1996. He loved his work as an experimental engineer where he designed parts for the space shuttle training vehicles.

BARBARA BAIRD FERGUSON

Cupertino, California - Barbara Baird Ferguson, 91, formerly of (Concord, MA; Palos Verdes, CA; Incline Village, NV), died on February 14, 2016 with family at her side. She was the beloved wife of her late husband of 60 years, David Norman Ferguson. Throughout her life, Barbara dedicated her abundant energy, compassion, support and love to her many friends, community, and her adoring family.

DONNA LOU BLANK

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November 15, 1930-May 2, 2016

Donna Blank was born on a farm in North Dakota and moved to Chicago to pursue a career in nursing where she met her husband Dr. Norman Blank. Donna was a devoted wife and mother, and cherished many good times with her extended family and close friends. She was treasured for her warm, engaging and caring personality. The family moved to Los Altos, from St Paul, MN in 1963, when Norm accepted a position at Stanford Medical School.


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