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JERRY J. WRIGHT 1932-2021 Friends, family, and the entire music world mourn the loss of long-time music-man Jerry J. Wright who passed away at Kaiser Hospital in Santa Rosa on May 2, 2021 with his family by his side. Jerry was born in Portland Oregon to parents Lou and Alice. Jerry’s father …

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On November 20, 2017 Maxine passed away at the age of 87. She died peacefully in her sleep at Brookdale Assisted Living in Vancouver, Washington with her son and daughter in law at her side. She was born in Arab, Alabama on October 16, 1930 to the late Lilly and William Bunch. 

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Florence "Flo" Violet Gresty (nee Rolston) passed away peacefully at home after a long illness on July 11, 2016. Flo was 94 years old and was born in Vancouver, Canada on Sept, 25, 1921. She was the only daughter of Leonard Rolston and Mary Rolston. Flo is survived by her three daughters Glo…

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The family of Ralph Bright is sad to announce that he passed away suddenly, but peacefully, of natural causes, on April 30, 2016 at age 85. Ralph was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and grew up traveling throughout California while picking fruit with his family. He attended Corning High School…

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The Reverend Buster C. Martin, former Pastor of New Hope Church in Cotati, passed from this life May 2, 2016 following a long battle with cancer. He was born in Grants Pass, Oregon on June 18, 1932 and lived most of his life in Northern California where he pastored several Assemblies of God …

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Passed away on April 24, 2016 in Santa Rosa at the age of 80 years. Devoted wife of the late Jack Buchanan. Beloved mother of Bruce Buchanan (Dana), Brenda Rodgers, and Barbi Buchanan. Cherished grandmother of Brad Rodgers, Lisa Burr (Tony), Lauren Buchanan, Tyler Canales, Shelby Canales, Li…

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February 10, 1967 - February 22, 2016 Born in Santa Rosa, CA, Daniel is the beloved son of Georgette Parry and the late Ivor T. Parry. He is survived by his brother, David Parry; niece Amanda Parry; nephew Nicholas Parry and grand nephew Matthew Parry; cousins, Connee, Brian, Robyn, Shannon …

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Angie Rodriguez passed away at home in Rohnert Park, CA, January 30, 2016 at the age of 90. Beloved wife of the late Oscar Rodriguez. Loving mother of Rosemary Mojica (George), Norma Girimonte (Leonard) and Patty Cosme (Manuel). Cherished grandmother of 5 and great grandmother of 7. A native…

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Peter Dirck Bailey passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015 holding the hand of his cherished bride of 58 years, Deborah Bourn Bailey. Born in La Jolla in 1932 and growing up in Wyoming, Arizona and California. Graduating from Berkeley High School, a 43 year resident of Rohnert Park. Pete en…

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Age 78, passed away November 23, 2015. He was born in Oakland, CA and ventured to Sonoma County in 1958. He was survived by his four children, Gary, Shelli, Danielle and Jason, along with his three grandchildren, two great granddaughters, and his brothers, Randy and Ronnie. His love of life …

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Doris Jane Peterson, a long-time Rohnert Park resident, passed away on Sept. 14, 2015 at the age of 91. She is reunited with her beloved husband Neil Peterson, who passed away in 2009. They had 62 wonderful years together, full of fun, adventures and love! Born in Culver City, CA, the only c…

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John O. Chadwick 83, longtime resident of Rohnert Park, passed away peacefully at home October 3, 2015 with his family surrounding him. He served his country in the Navy during the Korean Conflict. When he came home he met and married his late wife Ruth (Sandgren) Chadwick and started a fami…

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Pearl Williams passed peacefully on September 30, 2015 at the age of 99. She was preceded in death by her husband Jack Williams. Pearl was one of eight children born to John and Mille Welter. She is survived by her younger sister Ruth Dousharm of Hulland Paten, NY, and many nieces and nephew…

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Patricia, 91, passed away on May 31 in Santa Rosa. Pat was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Carl; grandson, Greg Fobian and sister, Coleen Neyhart. She is survived by her children, Janice Wright (Bryan), Leslie Latchman, David Latchman, Carla Krawczyk and Cindy Latchman. She als…

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Julie Ann Berkemeier passed away peacefully at home with her family at her side on July 18, 2014. She was 72 years young. Born Jan. 6, 1942 to Kenneth and Jewel Voorhees in Rapid City, South Dakota. She attended schools in Custer. She married her high school sweetheart, Harold Berkemeier on …

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Linda Adams Skyrme, 74, passed away on Aug 17 in Santa Rosa. She was born on Nov 17, 1939 to Charles Adams, a boat builder, and his wife Willa on Catalina Island. In 1941 during the war she moved with her parents and older brother Bill to Long Beach. Two years later they moved to the small r…

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88, passed away March 30, 2014, leaving behind Eleanor, his adored wife of 68 years. He is also survived by his sons, Greg Malone and Gary Malone (Robin), 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was very grateful for a life that allowed him to travel, fish, volunteer, and be close to h…

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Joseph Santero October 5,1916 to March 4,2014 Our loving "Uncle Joe" has passed away. The last of his large family, he lived independently and active to the age of 97 years. He died at his home on March 4, 2014, a few miles from where he was born and raised. He was predeceased by his wife Cl…

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Susan Jay Leacock December 17, 1954-February 8, 2014 Born in Tucson, Ariz.., moved to California when she was 18-months-old. Preceding her in death was her father, John Leacock. Remaining is her mother, Patsy, sister Carol and brother, Charles. Her most prized possession is her son, Joesph. …

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Cecil Loyd Harry Sr. passed away Thursday December 19, 2013 after having been in a car accident December 18 on his way to work. Cecil was born on July 19, 1943 in Texas and has lived for the past 40 years in Rohnert Park. Cecil was a welder by trade; he welded on the Alaskan Pipeline and als…

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Ms. Margaret Delores Jackson passed away December 1, 2013. Ms. Jackson born January 27, 1949 inTupelo, Mississipi, and is survived by two sons Fred Coleman of Rohnert Park and Kelvin Coleman of Des Moines, Iowa. She also is survived by five brothers Jimmy Carter of Detroit, MI, Clarence Cart…

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Passed away on September 13, 2013 in Santa Rosa at the age of 82 years. Devoted wife of the late Joseph A. Tosches. Survived by her children; Mary (James) McNulty of Santa Rosa, Camellia (Curtis) Tosches-Roe of Redwood City, and Marc Angelus Tosches (Stephanie Krouse) of Guadalupe, CA. Her g…

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Floyd Brown (1/15/1932 - 9/9/2013) Father of four, Grandfather of 16 and friend to all passed away peacefully on Monday, September 9th in Santa Rosa, California. He was a long-time resident of Rohnert Park, CA and a veteran of the USAF. Floyd will be remembered for his infectious smile, his …

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Floyd Brown (1/15/1932 - 9/9/2013) Father of four, Grandfather of 16 and friend to all passed away peacefully on Monday, September 9th in Santa Rosa, California. He was a long-time resident of Rohnert Park, CA and a veteran of the USAF. Floyd will be remembered for his infectious smile, his …

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Passed away in Santa Rosa on August 21, 2013 at the age of 73 years. Beloved wife of Raymond Schultz of Rohnert Park. Loving mother of Kevin (Sheryl) Johnson of Sacramento, and the late Jay Johnson and Scott Johnson. Grandmother of Ayla Ann (Kazu) Kamiya, Lisa Manami Johnson, Patrick Raymond…

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Mary Cox Egbert, 51, of Windsor California, passed away on Aug. 12, 2013. She died peacefully in her home from cancer. Mary is survived by her husband, Mark and children Amy (16) and Travis (13), her parents Tom and Joy, her sisters Cherie and Caroline, her brothers Jimmy, Tommy, and Johnny,…

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Air Force Airman Austin J. Skiles graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic …

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Cindy Elson Corcoran died on May 28, 2013. She was born in Oroville, CA, Nov. 17, 1966 and raised in Rohnert Park since 1975. She graduated from Rancho Cotate High School in 1985. Cindy was a well known business woman in the community owning Deli On Wheels, AFun RV, and saw her dream come tr…

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William Barton Gelvin, born on Nov. 10, 1960, passed away quietly at his home in Santa Rosa on May 27, 2013. He was 52 years old and survived by his three daughters, Virginia Gelvin, Rebecca Gelvin, both of Rohnert Park, and Jolene Mata, of Puente Grande, Jalisco, Mexico, son-in-Laws Fermin …

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Funeral services were held for Robert E. Sutherland, who died April 27 in his home as the result of a heart attack and pneumonia. He was 86 years of age. Better known as "Bob" Sutherland, he was surrounded by his wife of 63 years, Nancy, and his three children, Bob Jr., Don and Nancy and the…

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Mary Margaret Burke (her friends know her as "Betty") was born in Joplin, Mo. on Nov. 30, 1925. She moved to San Francisco in 1945 where she met her husband Lloyd "Butch" Burke. Together they raised seven children and made their home one of warmth and laughter. After Lloyd's passing in 1975,…

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James "Jimmy" DeMartini passed away on April 8, 2013 just moments after watching the San Francisco Giants game with his family. Jimmy was born in San Francisco on June 20, 1953 and moved to Santa Rosa in his preteen years. Ever since he was a child, Jimmy always had an interest in automobile…

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A Funeral Mass and Reception for Daniel "Dan" Logue, will be held Friday April 26 at 11 am in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Cotati. Stricken with colon cancer, Logue died March 30 at the age of 81. For longtime Rohnert Park residents, Logue is best remembered as the city's chief building i…

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Greta Faye Callinan 1931 " 2013 Greta was born in Wheaton, Kansas to Mary and Ormond Buchanan. She was the middle child of 3 having 2 brothers Robert and Jack. At an early age the family moved to California living in Novato, then moving to Petaluma. After attending schools in Petaluma she mo…

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A member of what many consider to be the United States" greatest generation (the World War II era) celebrated his birthday with friends and family at Raley's in Rohnert Park on Sept. 17. Sherman Young, a World War II hero, rung in his 91st birthday with a group of men, mostly in their 80s, a…

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John O. Lund, a long time Rohnert Park resident from 1969-2010, died at age 82. On February 27, 2013 he passed to heaven in his sleep. He loved life and lived it to the fullest. He was born in Berkeley, November 25, 1930 to Agnes and Johan Lund. John grew up in Sonoma, visited Norway for fam…

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Anne Miller,age 87 died after a 15 year battle with Alzheimer's on Jan. 10,2013 in Yakima, Washington. She was born in San Francisco on ~lril 19,1925 and was a life time resident until she moved to Rohnert Park in 1988 upon her retirement. She volunteered at the Senior Center and the Animal …

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The United Nations lost one of its best ambassadors to nationwide communities when Robert "Bob" Abramson of Cotati died Dec. 31, 2012. The cause was heart disease and Abramson was 89. Every year when United Nations Week was on the calendar, Bob Abramson brought a folded UN flag and a resolut…

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One of the area's most respected and dedicated real estate agents, died Dec. 29 in Kaiser Hospital in Santa Rosa. He was Ralph Jones, born Willie Jones in Big Sandy, Texas. He was 81years of age. He suffered a stroke in 2006 but survived and kept active despite a partial loss of speech. "I r…

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Assunta Maria Zuffi, 95, passed away at her home surrounded by her family, on Nov. 30, 2012. She was born in San Francisco on Feb. 13, 1917, the only child of Angelina and Louis Barbieri. She is survived by her three children, Claudia Smith and David Zuffi of Rohnert Park, John Zuffi, Jr. of…

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Rohnert Park- Robert Glen Daniels, age 63, passed away at home after a heroic 17 year battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Charlene Daniels; a daughter, Starlyn DeLucca; step daughter, Lisa Eck Coulter; step son, Lance Eck; step mother, Joyce Tsuya Daniels; 5 loving gr…

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Rohnert Park " Dorothy E. Hunter, age 71, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on Monday, November 26, 2012. She was born in Bad Axe, Michigan, on May 25, 2012, a daughter of James and Mildred (Whear) Haley. She was united in marriage to Donald M. Hunter, Sr. on March 23, 1964.…

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Beau Douglas William Frolli, son of Dreau Frolli and Justinian Tilghman, passed away November 29, 2012 after a vigorous fight against the cancer that eventually overcame his otherwise perfect little body. Beau was born on Father's Day, June 19, 2012, and was named after his grandfather who h…

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MAY 2, 1987 " SEPT. 6, 2004 Remember Me To the living, I am gone. To the sorrowful, I will never return. To the angry, I was cheated. But to the happy, I am at peace. And to the faithful, I have never left. I cannot be seen, but I can be heard. So as you stand upon a shore. Gazing at a beaut…

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George Chase left this world and went to be with his beloved wife, Sylvia, on July 31, 2012. He was 93 years old. Chase, a veteran of World War II, loved to cook soups, stews and baked pastries. He loved sharing them as much as eating them. Chase also loved listening to music and signing and…

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Mary Teresa Sandoval Arthur, a longtime resident of Cotati, passed away peacefully at home on June 30, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. During peacetime, her sister, Margaret Hon and her husband George, introduced her to George Arthur. The two Georges were best buddies aboard a Navy sh…

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Crystal Hentze Marvin died at the age of 51 peacefully at home in Petaluma on June 4, 2012. Marvin was raised on a family farm in Oregon and met her husband, Brian, in Coos Bay, Ore. during his first Coast Guard assignment. She supported her country as a career military spouse living in Virg…

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Richard Raymond Echavarria 1953 - 2012 Richard Raymond Echavarria passed away on the morning of April 19, 2012. He was 59 years old. Born October 7, 1953 in Chicago, Ill., Richard grew up in Chicago, moving to San Francisco in later years where he met his wife, Ronnie Rivard at the St. John …

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Leonard Paul Soderquist Jr. passed away at his home on Nov. 11, 2011 at the age of 64. He worked as a contractor in Sonoma County for 40 years, with a huge passion for golf and motorcycles. He is survived by sons Jason Soderquist and Damon Soderquist and brother Peter Soderquist. Arrangement…

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Mrs. Mikal Ayat passed away peacefully at her home on March 7, 2011, at the age of 70. Mikal was the loving and dedicated wife to her husband Naim Ayat and wonderful mother who raised four children - Ibrahim, Elias, Asma and Amal Ayat. She was born in Haifa, Israel and lived her early life i…