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DOROTHY RUTH MATHIS PUDER

OBIT DorothyPuder

9/17/1918-4/15/2015

Dorothy Puder died on April 15th in Sunnyvale, California. She will be remembered for her gentle, loving, positive and caring ways and will be greatly missed by family and friends.

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WILLIAM PAUL MCGREW

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August 6, 1924 - April 18, 2015

Paul died peacefully at his home of 62 years in Los Altos. He was 90. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Paul attended Mt. Hermon prep school in Massachusetts and Allegheny College in Meadville, PA where he sang tenor in a barbershop quartet, the Frantic Four. College was interrupted when he joined the Navy, and spent 3 years serving his country primarily in the Philippines during WWII. Upon his return to College, he met his future lifelong mate, Sally Frum. They were married in 1949 and started a family in Canton, Ohio, where Paul rose to top salesman at Glidden Paint Co.  Introduced to the SF Bay Area during Navy deployment, Paul & Sally soon decided to make their home here in Los Altos where Paul worked for Lockheed as a contracts administrator. After retirement, he turned his hobby into a part-time business as a handyman for an additional 10 years, using the proceeds to travel the globe with Sally and friends.

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KATHRYN GREEN

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Kathryn Green, a passionate philanthropist dedicated to the arts, environment, and women’s issues, passed away at Stanford Hospital on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, following a tragic roadside accident. The beloved wife of Richard Partridge, Senior Staff Scientist at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Kathryn was a resident of Los Altos Hills since 2006, a free spirit who touched many lives. 

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JANE RALLES

Jane Ralles, 94, mother of 5, passed away last week. Her daughter Carol, sons Ted, Jim, Dave and Steve were fed the best food and pastries on the block. She told us “all work and no play makes you a dull boy!”

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ANDREW JOSEPH KRUEP

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Andrew Joseph Kruep of Los Altos Hills, CA died instantly from injuries sustained in a car accident near Lockwood California on April 18th, 2015. He was 24. He was a front seat passenger in a rollover accident in a rugged mountainous area of Monterey County, Ca.  

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OTTO MECKES SLATER

OBIT OttoSlater

1924-2015

Otto Meckes Slater was born on October 20, 1924 to Howell and Annie Slater in Ogden, Utah. He passed away peacefully in his home in Los Altos Hills, CA on April 18, 2015. Otto had two older brothers, John and Walter, and two older sisters, Helen and Jane. He is survived by his sister Jane Marquis, and his children Claudia Vinton, Kristine Sturgill and Robert Slater. Otto and the late Luciel Wright Slater have twelve grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by one granddaughter, McKenzie Slater.

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MARK AHMED IBRAHIM

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Mark Ahmed Ibrahim passed away suddenly in his home in Madera, CA in the early hours of Tuesday April 14, 2015.  

He will be missed by his wife Cindy and his four remarkable children, Natasha(23), Jason(21), Katie(19) and Sabrina(15). 

He will certainly be missed by his sister Magda Ibrahim-Wong, his brother-in-law, Stan Wong, his sister Mona Mendoza, and by three nieces, Sarah & Megan Wong and Margarita H. Ibrahim.

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JANE BUTTERFIELD PRINGLE LYND

OBIT JaneLynd

October 30, 1924 - April 8, 2015

Jane Butterfield Pringle Lynd, daughter to Liebert and Elise Butterfield of San Francisco, passed away quietly at her home in Palo Alto surrounded by her family, following a short illness. Jane was a proud third generation San Franciscan with both parents and all four of her grandparents born in the City.

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