At peace in Vancouver, Washington, and a long time resident of Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale. Survived by his wife Carolyn and three children, Jim (Judy) Johnson, Carla (Dan) Dooley, Deborah (Greg) Watkins, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson.
Also survived by his brother Wilton Johnson and his family of Palo Alto.
A World War II combat veteran, Wendell ...
July 15, 1946 - Oct. 15, 2016
Palo Alto, CA
Ehud Krauss, 70, beloved Palo Alto dance teacher, Founder and Artistic Director of Zohar School of Dance passed away at his home on October 15, 2016.
Ehud Krauss was born and raised on a Kibbutz in Israel. Ehud was a member of the Israeli Olympic Volleyball team when a back injury led him to discover his passion for dance. Ehud studied dance with Alvin Ailey, Martha Graham, Robert Joffrey, Gus ...
Nov. 29, 1924 - Oct. 14, 2016
Helen Chenn, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 14, 2016, at home in Logan, Utah. She was born November 29, 1924, in Shanghai, China, Chen Hai-Han. Helen resided in the San Francisco Bay Area for 47 years, living in Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos Hills and Foster City, California, prior to moving to Logan, Utah in 2010.
She graduated from the University of Shanghai in 1949 with ...
Sheila Mary Murray Gordon Zipf was born November 22, 1932, in Detroit, Michigan, to Isabella Ritchie Gordon and William Gordon. She lived in Detroit for most of her childhood except for one year when she and her mother lived in Scotland with her grandparents during the Great Depression.
After high school, she attended the University of Michigan and was the first to go to college in her family. ...
John Paul Martin
March 25, 1945 - Oct. 7, 2016
Menlo Park, San Mateo, California
John Paul Martin Jr., 71, passed away on October 7, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 25, 1945, in Hudson, NY, to John Paul Martin Sr. and Virginia Grossman Martin.
He attended grade school at St. Mary’s Academy, later graduating from St. Bridget’s Academy in Richmond, VA. He was a 1962 graduate of Christian Brothers Academy in Albany, NY, and also a graduate of t...
Joan Lenore Winsor
Jan. 3, 1941 - Oct. 5, 2016
Palo Alto, California
Joan Winsor, a Palo Alto native and long-time resident, passed way on Oct. 5. She was a speech therapist in the Palo Alto Unified School District. Joan was active in the Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, the Palo Alto Community Theatre and West Bay Opera. She sang and traveled with a choir that performed the Woman’s Vocal Orchestra of Sumatra, wrote an operetta that was performed by Palo Alto scho...
Thomas Joseph Harley, Jr. died on Oct. 5 in Palo Alto, California, at 87 years old. He died peacefully at home with his family. He was born in Philadelphia to Thomas Joseph Harley, Sr. and Margaret (Ritsert) Harley. He is preceded in death by his sister Jeanne (Harley) Stilwill of Spring Hill, Florida.
Tom graduated from Northeast High School in Philadelphia in 1946 and from the University of P...
Paul Franklin Garrett
Sept. 17, 1923 - Oct. 1, 2016
Palo Alto, California
veteran, business, public service
A resident of Palo Alto for sixty-five years, Paul passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 93. His last wish was to spend his remaining days at the home he and his wife of seventy years, Jean, built for their retirement years. Thanks to Jean and his wonderful caregivers, he got his wish fulfilled.
Paul was born in Oklahoma, and it was there that he enlisted during World War II. He ser...
Dr. Leonard Goldberg died peacefully at home in Mountain View on Oct. 1. He will be remembered with great love by his family, friends and colleagues. His patients knew him as a skilled and compassionate physician. Leonard practiced Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease at the Sunnyvale Medical Clinic (PAMF) and El Camino Hospital for 25 years. He was one of few doctors who treated people with H...
In Memory of
Venumbaka Gopala Krishna Reddi
Dr. Venumbaka Gopala Krishna Reddi died on the morning of Thursday, September 29th, 2016 in Vancouver, Washington. He was 82.
Dr. Reddi was born the eldest child of Sankara Reddy and Vemuru Venkamma in the village of Annamedu in Andhra Pradesh, India. He was raised in the nearby village of Jarugumalli. After studying at the College of Enginee...
Virginia Daly, a native Californian and longtime resident of Saratoga and Cupertino California, passed away on Sept. 28, 2016. She was a beloved mother of four children and a career immunologist at Stanford Hospital. Virginia spent the past eleven years of her life in a nursing home with dementia....
Jan. 23, 1911 - Sept. 27, 2016
San Francisco, California
Barbara was born in Palo Alto, California, on Jan. 23, 1911, and passed away of natural causes peacefully at home, just shy of her 106th birthday. She was the daughter of the late Charles and Edith Parkinson and the younger sister of Frances Shaw (deceased) and Elizabeth Talt (deceased).
Barbara was raised on The Alameda in San Jose when it was just a small town in the Santa Clara Valley, Silic...
Tibby Simon was a resident of Palo Alto since 1950. She was born in Brooklyn, Connecticut, on her grandmother's farm.
She worked at Stanford for 40 years in various positions. She was a longtime supporter of the Audubon Society and a gift may be made in her name to them.
Tibby is survived by her daughter Joyce Doran of New Zealand; son Rob Simon of San Rafael, California; grandchildren...
July 15, 1926 - Sept. 22, 2016
San Carlos, California
Mr. Ellis ‘Red’ Lamb passed away peacefully not far from where he was raised in Natchez, MS, on September 22nd at the age of 90. He had a cardiac arrest while cruising on a riverboat down the Mississippi River with his sister and brother-in-law.
On July 15, 1926, in Burnside, MS, Ellis was the firstborn of Ellis and Nellie Lamb. His parents relocated to a farm in Bexley, MS, when he was ...
Patricia Pryor Cullen passed away on Sept. 12 from natural causes at the age of 91. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated from Emmanuel College in 1945. After graduation she was employed by the Human Engineering Laboratory, an aptitude testing organization. In 1946 she moved to Chicago to head the laboratory in that city. It was there that she met and married her husband Michael.