Jan. 8, 1941 - Jan. 14, 2021
Judy (Horwitz) Shulman (1941-2021) died in her home on the Stanford campus on January 14, at the age of 80, in the comforting presence
of her family.
Judy was born in Chicago on January 8, 1941 to Joe and Ethel (Levy) Horwitz. She was the middle child between older brother David and younger sister Barbara. The family soon moved to Highland Park, IL where she graduated from Highland Park High...
Mary Ann Ferrando, a Menlo Park resident who retired as a Meter Reader for the City of Santa Clara, has died.
Mary, who died on Jan 10, 2021 was born to Leonard and Evelyn Bateman on July 28, 1952, in Prince George, British Columbia. She moved to Redwood City in 1981, and then in 1987 moved to Menlo Park.
Mary enjoyed walking and hiking, and successfully hiked Half Dome three times. Mary lov...
Feb. 7, 1940 - Jan. 10, 2021
Menlo Park, California
Long-time Menlo Park resident Bob Shenk peacefully passed away at his home on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Bob had been suffering from symptoms related to lymphoma.
Bob was born on February 7, 1940, at Palo Alto Hospital to Samuel and Sally Shenk. The second of three children, Bob enjoyed growing up in the Ingleside Terrace area of San Francisco. He was a 1957 graduate of Lick-Wilmerding High S...
Katherine (Katie) Snow Smith Fields.
Katie passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at the age of 56 from metastatic breast cancer.
Katie lived an inspirational and valiant life full of service to others. She will be greatly missed and will be most remembered for her devotion to God and her family.
Katie is survived by her parents, Boyd and Jill Smith and her four children: Parker Samuel ...
Shirley D. Bettencourt, originally from Palo Alto California, passed away at the age of 91 on January 7, 2021.
Shirley was born in 1929 in Menlo Park, CA and lived nearly all of her life in Palo Alto, CA.
She is survived by her brother Les Cowger, daughter Debra Williams, grandson Christopher Cincotta and great grandsons Theo and Gavin Cincotta.
She is predeceased by her husband Albert ...
Helen Marie Ogaz passed away at 100 years of age. Born August 18, 1920 in Albuquerque New Mexico as the fifteenth child of Maximo and Guadalupe Sanchez. She was baptized at San Felipe de Neri Catholic Church and later attended the adjacent parish school. Both the school and the Church were located in Old Town Square, Albuquerque. She had many fond memories of her and her brother Max walking the ...
Barry A. Carr
Aug. 10, 1958 - Jan. 2, 2021
Portola Valley, California
Barry A. Carr, age 62, attorney, patriarch and community fixture died unexpectedly in his sleep on January 2, 2021 at his home in Portola Valley, CA.
Born in New York City, raised in Marin, he is survived by his wife of thirty-five years, Kathleen, and their three sons: Ryan, Jordan (with Sylvie, parents of June), and Grant, his sister, Gwen, many beloved nieces, nephews, friends, and his dog R...
On Sunday morning, December 27, 2020, Joseph H. Jeppson, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother gently passed away at his home in Redwood City, CA.
Joseph was born on March 6, 1932 to Judge Joseph G. and Zorah (Horne) Jeppson in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the 4th generation first born son to be named Joseph; three more would follow.
At the age of 15, an Eagle ...
Eugene Bernard Rauen
Feb. 24, 1928 - Dec. 26, 2020
veteran, business, sports, public service
On December 26, 2020, The Rauen family lost their beloved husband, father, uncle and friend, Eugene Bernard Rauen, after a long and well-fought war with prostate cancer. Gene was born to Raymond and Helen Rauen on February 24, 1928 in Los Angeles, California and grew up in nearby Glendale with his brother Stanley. Spirited and studious, he was a “yell leader” at Glendale High School where he ...
Patrick Goodenough, husband, brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather, friend, mentor, golf partner, artist, sailor, teacher and incredibly giving citizen passed away peacefully on Christmas day with his best friend and wife Pam by his side. Patrick lived a full life and at 90 had traveled most of the world, including sailing across the Pacific. He had a successful business career and a ver...
Sarkis Kouzoujian of Belmont, California was born in “The Bronx,” New York on April 18, 1933 to Harry and Vartouhy Kouzoujian, survivors of the Armenian Genocide. Sarkis joined them in God’s kingdom on Christmas Day, December 25, 2020, from complications due to COVID-19. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Seda, son Van, daughter Karen, and grandson Jack.
Early on, Sarkis real...
Russell B. Bryan, age 98, died of Covid-19 in Belmont, California, on December 23, 2020.
Born in Santa Monica CA in 1922, he earned degrees in physics from Stanford University (A.B. 1943) and Harvard University (M.A. 1948, Ph.D. 1951). He also served in the United States Navy during World War II, honorably discharged as a lieutenant. After working as a physicist at Dartmouth College, the Unive...
Harry Wilbur Rodda, a wonderful husband and father, a gifted architect, and great friend to all who knew him, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, December 23rd.
Born on November 18, 1937, he grew up in San Jose enjoying an adventurous childhood. He graduated from Lincoln High in 1955 where he played sports at a varsity level every year, beginning in the 10th grade. He was outstanding...
Our dear sister Tami Poffenroth passed away in the early morning hours of December 22nd in Morgan Hill at the age of 63.
Tami joined the loving Palo Alto home of Elmer and Relda Poffenroth, brother John and sister Patrice on September 21, 1957. Our mother, so enamored with her sweet daughter, named her Tami, a modified version of the French word Jami, meaning “I love”.
A 1976 graduate of...
Lenore Cymes, Age 79, died in her home in Palo Alto on December 22, 2020. She was a true force of nature, a creative spirit, a fiercely loyal friend, a fun-loving mom and a kick-ass grandma.
Born in the Bronx, NY, Lenore was a first-generation American, born to Polish immigrant parents. She made her way to Palo Alto in the mid-1960's and forever after called it home, leaving only to explore var...