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Bobby Curley and Angelique Thomas

Angelique Thomas and Bobby Curley

Angelique Thomas and Bobby Curley were married May 3 at St. Clement Church in Chicago.

The bride is the daughter of Bob and Andrea Huhn of Kings Park, N.Y.

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DAVID MALCOLM PETERSON

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1933-2014

81, Gulfport, FL, June 5. Born at Mt. Zion Hospital in San Francisco to Maurice and Elizabeth Peterson, they lived in the Marina District, then Palo Alto where he attended the one-room Channing Elementary School, finally settling in Los Altos when he was 10. He graduated from Mountain View High School (51, Honors) and studied at San Jose State.

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POLLY BERGTRAUN

89, Peacefully passed away June 9th, 2014, in the presence of her devoted son and daughter.

Polly (Hertz) was born, with her twin sister Dolly, April 17th, 1925 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 

Her life spanned two continents from Holland to America, surviving the Holocaust without Dolly (perished in Auschwitz) immigrating  to San Francisco in 1948. For almost a decade she worked at the Netherlands Information Service spreading Dutch cultural history and lore, joining the "Worldlings Club" where she met the love of her life, Eric.

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BILLY HUGHES BOCOOK

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Billy Hughes Bocook, resident of Los Altos, passed away on June 6, 2014. He was born in Asheville, North Carolina on October 8, 1934 to James A. Bocook and Nelle (Alexander) Bocook. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Pat, his sons Dirk, Bret and Drew, his daughters in law Laura and Erica, and his two grandsons, Quinn and Austin. He was preceded in death by his two older brothers, Jack and Jim.

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MABEL MARGARET CHESNUT

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Mabel Margaret Chesnut, born July 8th 1921, passed away peacefully in sleep, in her home of 64 years in Los Altos on May 22th, 2014. Mabel was born is Ashley, North Dakota to Henry and Matilda Feil. Mabel was the youngest of her siblings; Dorothy, Martha, Emil, Marie, Ella and Lydia who all passed before her.

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AUDREY ELIZABETH HAGEN (MITCHELL)

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Audrey Elizabeth Hagen (Mitchell) made her final journey to join her late husband and love of her life, Art on January 27, 2014. Although it’s with a heavy heart that we say our final goodbye to our beloved mother, “Lady Grandma” and “Grandma Miami”, her spirit will forever live on in the love she brought to our lives and the inspiring strength she exemplified.

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CATHERINE LOIS MURDOCK

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Lois Murdock was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and raised in Depression-era Detroit. She pursued a business track at Commerce High School and upon graduation worked in the accounting department of Bell Telephone. During WWII she met Loyde Murdock, who was serving in the Navy, on a blind date in Boston.

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New Eagle Scout credits grandfather


Courtesy of Lucy Lee
Namyst

Town Crier Report

Daniel Namyst of Troop 31 celebrated earning his Eagle Scout rank with family and friends Memorial Day. At his Court of Honor ceremony, held at Los Altos Lutheran Church, Daniel honored the person who most inspired him: his grandfather, Donald W. Namyst, a Korean War veteran. Daniel, a junior at Mountain View High School, is the son of Los Altos residents Anne and David Namyst.

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