Wilbur P. Clarke

Wilbur Clarke 011619 onlineJanuary 24, 1929 – January 4, 2019 Wilbur Clarke entered through gates of heaven to join his wife on January 4th. They were married for 70 years. He was 89 years of age. Wilbur was very devoted to his Catholic faith, the Blessed Virgin Mary and prayed the rosary daily. He passed away peacefully in his home with his family close by. He was the father of 9 children and is preceded in death by his wife Betty, his daughters Mary Clarke and Sandi Clarke-Herrera and his son, Kenneth Clarke. His surviving children include Mike (Mary), Bob (Michael Grove), Elaine (Mark Twede), Don (Debi), Barbara (Don Chapin), Mark (Megan), and numerous grandchildren, great grand children and great – great grandchildren.He also leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews from California to Canada. Wilbur was a devoted husband and father originally born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He and his wife Betty moved to Santa Cruz, California in 1948, where they had six children.


Rozella “Angie” Nichols

Rozelle Nichols 011619 online(1/11/1943 - 12/31/2018) Rozella Nichols passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018 at the age of 75 in Lodi, Ca. Rozella was born to parents Harvey and Anna Marie Clark on January 11, 1943 in Napa, CA. Rozella married her late husband in 1975 and raised two children together, Terry and Wanda Nichols, but she was “grandma” and “mom” to many. Rozella is survived by her brothers, daughter, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son. She grew up as the eldest of three and attended Petaluma High School.

Todd Marshall Peterson

Todd Marshall Peterson 011619 onlineTodd Marshall Peterson, 69, of Etna, California, passed away unexpectedly on December 11, 2018.  He was the beloved husband of Patricia Peterson and the son of the late Walter C. and Barbara J. (Brinkerhoff) Peterson.  Todd was born in San Francisco, grew up in Los Altos Hills, and attended Los Altos High School. He graduated with distinction from Stanford University, and magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. Todd was an elite athlete, excelling in the pole vault. He practiced law in Chico, California for 28 years before moving to Etna in 2002 where he practiced law until his death. He was an avid fly fisherman, rugby player, and a terrible golfer both left and right-handed.

Charles Arthur Lachenbruch

Charles Lachenbruch 011619 onlineJune 30, 1955 to December 20, 2018 Charles Arthur Lachenbruch (Charlie), the devoted son of Edith Bennett and Arthur Herold Lachenbruch, lived a full life. He grew up in Palo Alto and Los Altos Hills, California, forever scanning the horizon, hiking down trails, and flipping boards to look for animals. He was active as an athlete in high school, college, and beyond, where he moved from early years of tennis, basketball, baseball, and track to college and minor league baseball. He was an exceptional college pitcher with an earned run average of 1.24 and a fastball clocked at 98 mph. Following college, he became an accomplished marathon runner, and when running injuries prevented further marathons he turned to cycling and was quickly a competitive state and national force. He qualified for and competed in the 1988 Olympic cycling trials and was a two-time Masters National Time Trial champion.

Jerry Coe

Jerry Coe peacefully passed away on November 30. He was a loving family man and beloved grandfather who will be missed by his family, friends and retirement community. He had a great sense of humor, sweet nature and was very charismatic. Jerry was born in Michigan on January of 1929. This is where he met and married the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Marilyn. Jerry was a handy guy who built his family’s first home before being deployed to the Korean War. There he became a Sergeant and worked as a forward observer on the front lines. After the war, Jerry became an art director for International Paper, and was transferred to the Bay Area in 1966. There he resided with his family and was an active member of United Methodist Church in Los Altos and enjoyed an active lifestyle. Jerry and his wife Marilyn shared a beautiful, true love marriage for 67 years.


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