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OBIT Kathleen Gardner new 092816

February 7, 1924 – September 11, 2016
Resident of Los Altos

Kay passed peacefully away of old age at 92 with her family and caregiver at her son’s house in Los Altos on September 11, 2016. Kay was born in Casper, Wyoming on February 7, 1924 to Earl William Oliver and Annie Catherine (McCagherty) Oliver. Kay had a younger brother Earl Thomas Oliver who preceded her in death (April 9, 1996). She was married to Laurence Ernest Gardner in Tucson, Arizona on December 27, 1943 while attending St Luke’s Nursing School in Denver Colorado. Her husband was a decorated officer in the USAF for 25 years, so they lived many places during his career, but settled in Los Altos, California at his retirement at the Satellite Test Center in Sunnyvale.


Hidden Meadows resident Reinhard “Bo” Siedenburg peacefully took his last breath surrounded by family in his home, on Sept. 16, 2016 at 9:48 pm, after several years of battling COPD and Alzheimer’s.

He was an entrepreneur in the Silicon Valley, early on recognizing the potential of the computer and its ability to change how business is done. In 1951, he graduated Taft College Preparatory in Watertown CT, graduated Yale University in 1955 with a degree in Industrial Administration and then turned his focus towards Business Systems Improvements and on to Sales and Marketing. He started his family in Chicago, IL in 1959. In 1962 he moved to Lake Valhalla, NJ where he was on the School Board.


OBIT IreneFulton

Dec. 30, 1926 – Sept. 16, 2016
Resident of Los Altos Hills

Irene Fulton passed away peacefully after a long and fulfilling life on September 16, 2016, in San Jose, CA. Her beloved husband, Forrest Fulton, Jr. and her brother Hubert Graves preceded her in death. She is survived by her four children: Carol (and Jeff) Davis, David (and Laurie) Fulton, Elaine (and Kevin) Thompson, and Philip (and Terri) Fulton, as well as grandchildren Kyle Fulton, Leah Wiley-Fulton Davis, Stephanie Fulton, and Helen Thompson and great-grandchildren Sophie and Preston Fulton and Ithaca, Emma, and Patrick Davis. She treasured her nieces, Diana Graves MaKieve and Nenette Graves Penoyer, and nephew, Bill Graves.


Flora Wallace, beloved wife of Seymour and cherished mother of Linda, passed away on September 7, 2016. She succumbed to complications of cancer. Flora was born in Argentina on March 17, 1927. She lived in Los Altos for approximately 55 years. She was an avid gardener, stunt kite flier, and supporter of the arts. She read extensively, loved animals and tai chi, and had a keen sense of humor. The world is a bit emptier without Flora’s sparkling, vibrant, generous & loving persona. “The song has ended (but the melody lingers on).

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