BETTY LOUISE CLARKE

OBIT BettyLouiseClarke

July 4, 1928 – January 30, 2018

Betty Clarke went home to the Lord on Tuesday morning January 30th. She was 89 years of age.


Gertrud Kraenkel, 95, ran Black Forest Inn


Mrs. Kraenkel

As co-proprietor of the iconic Black Forest Inn in Los Altos, Gertrud Kraenkel often greeted customers with a smile, some friendly conversation and a slice of her highly sought-after apple pie.

Mrs. Kraenkel, a personable, beloved figure from the early days of Los Altos, died Jan. 6. The longtime Los Altos resident was 95.

MARGARET (PEGGY) PATTON

Peggy, a long-time resident of Los Altos, has died.

GERTRUD MAGDALENA KRAENKEL

OBIT GertrudKraenkel

Gertrud Magdalena Kraenkel was born on April 8, 1922 in Czechoslovakia to Josef and Anna Gahn. Gertrud went to her heavenly home on January 6, 2018.

PAUL JEROME WHITE

OBIT PaulWhiteedit

February 26, 1937 – January 24, 2018


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