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BERNARD SCHEIFF

Born in Alsace-Lorraine in 1939 to Marie-Therese and Marcel. Bernard toured the world with his parents whom were engaged in the French military. He eventually set his life in California and married Rosemarie. Joined with her for 48 years Bernard created a legacy. Raising three children: Tony, Chris and Stephen. He created and ran his own business for 30 plus years, tended his garden, was a man of faith and passionate about his cooking.

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VIRGIL R. GUALTIERI

OBIT VirgilGualtieri

1/20/1919 – 3/9/2015

Virgil Gualtieri, 96, of Los Altos Hills passed away peacefully on Monday morning, March 9th. He lost his valiant and courageous battle with old age.

Born in Two Harbors, Minnesota he graduated from Eveleth College and enrolled in the University of Minnesota Law School. There he met wife Helen, the love of his life. 

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THOMAS ("TOM") D. SEGE

Thomas ("Tom") D. Sege passed away peacefully at his home in Woodside, California, surrounded by his loving family and caretaker on March 3, 2015, at the age of 88, due to complications from Alzheimer's.

Born on May 17, 1926, in Novi Sad, former Yugoslavia (now Serbia), he lived the majority of his life in Los Altos Hills and Woodside, CA.

Tom, his parents Aladar and Shari and brother George fled Yugoslavia via Cuba to the U.S. during the Second World War when he was 12 years old, and he spent the remainder of his youth in New York City.

He graduated from Columbia University with a bachelor's and a master's degree in engineering, married Alice Sege and started work at Sperry Gyroscope on Long Island.

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VIRGINIA HOLT

OBIT VirginiaHolt

Nov. 27, 1924 – Dec. 29,2014

Virginia Holt passed away December 29, 2014 at her home in Los Altos, Calif. Virginia and Don were married for 61 years. Don passed away in 2006. Virginia grew up in San Jose and moved to Mountain View when she married Don. She liked to knit, needle point, and read. Above all she enjoyed spending time with family and especially her grandchildren. She was especially fond of Lilian, her care giver. Virginia was a member of St. Timothys Episcopal Church and was a member of the Covenant

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Anniversary


Mary Carol and Nelson Burdett

Mary Carol and Nelson Burdett, 70 years

Los Altos residents Mary Carol (MC) and Nelson Burdett recently celebrated their 70th anniversary.

They met at the University of Redlands in 1942 at a Christmas formal. MC was with another date but noticed what she called Nels’ “big, beautiful blue eyes” across the table. They talked over Christmas break and learned that they lived only a mile apart. They began dating and fell in love.

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Engagement


Chris Byington and Julia de Alcuaz

Julia de Alcuaz and Chris Byington

Julia de Alcuaz and Chris Byington are engaged to be married.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Vicki and Tony de Alcuaz of Los Altos.

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Engagement


Jennifer Sommer and Taff Dirks

Jennifer Sommer and Taff Dirks

Jennifer Sommer and Taff Dirks have announced their engagement to be married Sept. 19 in Breckenridge, Colo. A reception for the couple is scheduled at Sevens restaurant.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jesse and Theresa Sommer of Denver. She graduated from Arapahoe High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from Colorado State University in Fort Collins and a master’s degree in exercise science from the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs.

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Scouting News


Scouts honored

Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 888 members Jesse Chen, left, and Wyatt Eng celebrate earning their Eagle Scout ranks at a Court of Honor ceremony in December.

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