July 10, 1922 – March 31, 2021
Lona passed away peacefully at home after a long illness.
Lona was born in Nashua, Montana and grew up in Chiloquin, Oregon before moving to Klamath Falls, OR. She moved to San Francisco in the early 1950’s to pursue a position with the Foreign Service (State Department) as a secretary. Her first post was in Thailand and second in Brazil. After each three-year assignment, she traveled extensively before returning to the U.S. and moving to Sunnyvale in 1960. She continued her travels until last year.
She married Donald E. Weed in 1969 and they moved to Oak Creek in Palo Alto, where they lived until moving to Los Altos in 1994. Donald passed away the following year.
Lona was preceded in death by her mother, Rose Osborn, sisters Fern Vernon, Audrey Mocabee and Shirley Perkins and her brother, Lawson Martin.
Lona’s family meant everything to her. She is survived by grandsons Alexander (Fiona) and Spencer Weed, by great-grandchildren Jack Anderson and Zelda Weed and by stepsons, Steven (Kathleen) and Ken (Kathy)Weed; nephews Jerry (Cathy), Terry (Teresa), Kent and Todd (Denise) Perkins and Jeff (Vickie) Martin. She is also survived by nieces Karen Consbruck (Mike), Cynthia Mocabee, Prudence Hanky (Don) and Lisa Smith (Joe) and by her sister-in-law, Joanne Martin.