Venture capitalist talk at Hadassah luncheon: Noteworthy


Sequoia Hadassah of Silicon Valley has scheduled “Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship in the Silicon Valley,” a luncheon featuring keynote speaker William Henry Draper III, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at Michaels at Shoreline, 2960 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View.

Draper is one of America’s original venture capitalists. In 1965, he founded Sutter Hill Ventures, which organized and financed several hundred high-tech companies. His public service career included serving as chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. under President Ronald Reagan and as undersecretary general of the United Nations, where he oversaw nearly 10,000 international aid projects as CEO of the United Nations Development Program.



OBIT MatildaMilbank

Surviving her husband of 72 years and all five of her siblings, Matilda Ann Hallock Milbank passed into eternity December, 11, 2015, her spirit joining the multitude in heaven praising God.  Born May 1, 1917, in her parents’ home in Kent, Washington, Tillie Ann grew up in a busy joy-filled household, the second eldest of the six children.


Valerie Sanderson and John Jeffrey Skober III

Jeffrey Skober III
and Valerie Sanderson

Valerie Sanderson and John Jeffrey Skober III were married May 30 at Sunset Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

The bride is the daughter of Michael and Pamela Sanderson of Los Altos. She graduated from Los Altos High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from San Diego State University. She manages corporate sponsorships and events for Procopio, a law firm in San Diego.


Kathryn Hockenberry and Christopher Virgilio

Christopher Virgilio and Kathryn Hockenberry

Kathryn Hockenberry and Christopher Virgilio were married Sept. 19 in Mifflinburg, Pa.

The bride is the daughter of Martha and Bill Hockenberry of Mifflinburg. She graduated from Mifflinburg Senior High School and Susquehanna University.



OBIT BarbaraImus


Barbara Imus, age 87, passed away peacefully at home in Bellingham, WA on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. She was born September 1, 1928 in Bellingham to Watson and Alma Quinby. Barbara graduated from Bellingham High School in 1946 and married her high school sweetheart, Ken Imus, in 1948. Following Ken’s passion for the auto business they moved to California and later Texas. In 1964 they returned to California to establish a new Ford dealership. In the 1980’s she opened Barbara’s Antiques. They retired home to Bellingham in 1997. She enjoyed golfing and playing bridge and was an active volunteer with The Children’s Aid Society. Barbara’s favorite time of the year was Christmas.


Lindsey Stephens and Vincent Doctor

Lindsey Stephens and
and Vincent Doctor

Lindsey Stephens and Vincent Doctor were married Sept. 6. They held their ceremony and reception at the Los Altos History Museum.

The bride is the daughter of James Stephens and Susan Park of Los Altos.



Ronald Vincent Johnson died in Port Angeles, Washington on November 20, 2015. Born on June 20, 1929 in Algona, Iowa to Frank V. Johnson and Myona Whitmarsh. After graduating from Cresco High School, Iowa he enlisted in the US Navy from 1946 to 1948 achieving the rank of Second Class Petty Officer. While stationed at Naval Station Treasure Island, San Francisco he met and married his sweetheart, Pauline McGregor on August 5, 1950 at Hamilton AFB, California. In 1952, received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in Ames, IA. After graduation he moved his young family to Southern California whilst he commence his post graduate work at University of Southern California.


Stephanie Moniz and Joe Sorbo: Wedding

Joe Sorbo and
Stephanie Moniz

Stephanie Moniz and Joe Sorbo were married Sept. 5 in a garden ceremony at the Vine Hill House in Sebastopol.

The bride is the daughter of Bill and Judy Moniz of Los Altos. She graduated from Mountain View High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in pharmacology from UC Santa Barbara and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of the Pacific in San Francisco.


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