JOSEPH JR. Joseph Niedzwiedz, born on September 11, 1935, passed away gently at home in Sacramento, California on November 6, 2001, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived and cherished by his beloved wife of 42 years, Judith Trowe Niedzwiedz. He also leaves and is loved by his son John Niedzwiedz, daughter Alicia Davis, son-in-law Aaron Davis, Sr., grandsons Carl and Adam Niedzwiedz and Aaron Davis Jr., and granddaughter Anna Davis, all of Sacramento. He is survived and cherished by his loving mother Veronica Niedzwiedz, brother Charles Niedzwiedz and sister-in-law Saundra, nephews Donn Niedzwiedz (April and Cody) all of Westminster, South Carolina, and Chris Niedzwiedz (Brenda) of Florida. His father Joseph Niedzwiedz Sr. preceded him in death. Mr. Niedzwiedz was born and raised in Fairfield, Connecticut, educated in Fairfield County schools and entered the U.S. Air Force in 1953. He served with Air Rescue in Labrador and the Strategic Air Command at Travis and Mather Air Force Bases. He left the Air Force in 1961 and owned and operated two Joe's Chevron Stations in Sacramento for 28 more years. After retiring he worked as a diesel engine mechanic at the Sacramento Lumber Jack Distribution Center, retiring only after a long battle with lung and tongue cancers. Mr. Niedzwiedz was an avid golfer, mariner and fisherman, spending many hours on the links and waterways around California and beyond. He was a member and past president of the Sacramento Lions Club and a member and past Commander of the Twelfth District U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. He had an extensive collection of polkas and other Polish music which he loved to share with family and friends. He has been cared for at home by his wife for the last ten years and spent his last days in the loving embrace of his family. The family wishes to thank the staff of Kaiser Hospice Program for the care and support which provided comfort, love and dignity to Mr. Niedzwiedz & his family in his final days. A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Florin Road and Gardner Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95828. Inurnment will be private and there will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice or the Kaiser Permanente Hospice Program, 2025 Morse Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825. Arrangements by East Lawn Mortuary at Sierra Hills Memorial Park.
PANEBIANCO, ALESSANDRO Of North Highlands, everyone called him "Al" for short. Al passed away in Sacramento on November 9, 2001 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Ada Panebianco for 48 years. Al and Ada, both Air Force military veterans, were married in Nagoya, Japan in 1953. Dear father of Rosalind Davis (Richard) and their children, Jennifer and Timothy, of Antelope and Steven (Julie) and their children, Adam, Jena, Nicholas and Anna of Vancouver, WA. Son of Rosalind Archer and brother to Matt Bianco (Zuleica) of Houston TX. Born in Brooklyn, NY in 1926. Retired USAF from Beale AFB in 1967. Charter member of the Italian Catholic Federation (ICF), Branch 236 and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4647, North Highlands. Friends are welcome to attend a Vigil on Thursday, November 15th at 7 pm, and Catholic Mass/Funeral on Friday, November 16th at 8:30 am, St. Lawrence Catholic Church, North Highlands. Arrangements by East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane. Memorials to the Parkinson Association in his memory.
POWELL, CHARLES In Sacramento on November 11, 2001. He is survived by his children Linda Bonnet and Jeff Powell; Grandchildren Sheri Bonnet and Sean Bonnet; Great-granddaughter April Butler; and a sister MaryJane Lillard. He was a lifelong resident of Sacramento and a Veteran of WWII. He was 83 years of age. Services are private. Remembrances may be made to the Heart Association or to the Mercy Hospital Guild.
RAASCH, EVERETT CARLYSLE In this city, November 2, 2001, age 82 years. Born in Spalding, MI, April 5, 1919. Beloved husband of Karen Raasch of 35 years. Loving father of Jerry Raasch (Rollien) of Modesto, Edith Ann Pixley (Michael) of Oakdale, James Raasch (Karen) of Tracy and Irene Cummings (Eric) of Lucerne, CA. Mr. Raasch was a Veteran of WWII U.S. Navy, member of the VFW 8151 Dixon, CA, California Association of Realtors, California Federation for Animal Legislation, Clean Air Collation, AARP and Congress of California Seniors. Friends are welcome to attend a Memorial Service Monday, November 19, 2001, at 1:30 pm at the NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER FUNERAL HOME, 5401 Folsom Blvd. Cremation private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the donors favorite animal protection organization.
SCHOCK, RUDOLPH Passed away in Sacramento Nov. 07, 2001. He was born April 6,1910. Beloved husband of the late Marie for 65 years. Father of Dolores Adomson (John) Orell James, Vern Schock (Karen) all of Sacramento, Curt Schock (Ginger) of Belmont, CA. Great Great Grandfather of 2. Great Grandfather of 11 and Grandfather of 8. A Native of North Dakota and a resident of Sacramento since 1941. Retired from Bercuit Richards Cannery after more than 30 years. Friends are invited to the viewing Nov. 12 from 5-8PM and funeral service on Nov. 13 at 11:00AM at Sacramento Garden Chapel, 6100 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA. Felicia Daniels -Funeral Director. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1765 Challenge Way #115, Sac. 95815.
SEPAROVICH, MICHAEL J. In Sacramento, November 10, 2001 at the age of 94. He was the loving father of James (Janis), Robert (Patricia) and Richard (Marianne) Separovich. The adoring grandfather of Rebecca (Todd) Wolger, Michelle (Todd) Carrey, David, Matthew (Kristi), Mark, Michael, and Monica Separovich. Great grandfather of Jack & Lucas Wolger, Jason & Will Carrey and John Separovich. Brother in law of Marie and Theresa Separovich. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him. He was the husband for 62 years of the late Mary Manassero Separovich. He was the brother of the late Tony and Mark Separovich and Francis Kavaloski. A Sacramento resident for 91 years Michael was born on September 10, 1907 in the town of Blato, on the island of Korcula on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia, which was, at the time, a province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His parents brought him to Sacramento at the age of 3 years. He graduated from the old St. Stephens School and attended Sacramento High School. He played semi pro baseball as a young man and has been inducted into several local bush league halls of fame along with his two brothers Tony & Mark. Michael also played soccer. He and his brother Mark were on the Dante Club teams that, in the twenties defeated the Olympic Club of S.F. two years in a row to win the State Cup. Michael worked as a machinist and tool maker at the Southern Pacific shops, starting his employment there in 1922 at the age of 15 and retiring in 1972. He was a charter member of Sutter Lodge No. 536 of the International Association of Machinists serving as an officer and representative. He was active in the Sons in Retirement, the Eagles Lodge, The Southside Improvement Club, The Italian Catholic Federation and the LaSalle Club of Christian Brothers High School. He was an honorary alumnus of Christian Brothers. Family and friends are welcome to the Recitation of the Rosary Wednesday at 6PM in the LAND PARK CHAPEL OF HARRY A. NAUMAN & SON, 4041 Freeport Blvd and are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday at 10AM in Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 3159 Land Park Drive at Potrero Way. Entombment will follow in St. Mary's Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to a favorite charity of the donor's choice in his memory.
SLATER, SIGRID SINA Age 53 in Walnut Creek, November 9, 2001. A native of Sacramento, Sigrid was born December 5, 1947. She was a graduate of San Francisco State. Sig is survived by her husband, Ken of Walnut Creek; daughter, Katie of Fresno; son Zachary of Santa Cruz; mother, Hazel Lindelof of Folsom; sisters, Sonja Truscott of Rancho Cordova, Barbara Hall of Sacramento and Joann Wilson of Folsom; brothers, Bill Lindelof of Sacramento and Wayne Lindelof of Antioch. Preceded in death by her father, Stanley Lindelof; sister, Beverly Cutshall; and brother, James Lindelof. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 16, 2001 11:00 a.m. at Wilson & Kratzer Chapel of San Ramon Valley, 825 Hartz Way Danville, CA with private interment at Mount Vernon Memorial Park, Fair Oaks, CA. Remembrances may be sent to Planned Parenthood; Shasta-Diablo Chapter, 2185 Pacheco St. Concord, CA 94520-9751. For additional information, please contact Wilson & Kratzer (925) 820-2999.
STODDARD, WILLIAM FREDERICK Died November 10, 2001 at home in Sonoma. Dear brother of Betty A. Johnson of Sonoma; uncle of Kelli Zellers of Sonoma and great-uncle of Bailey and Brook Zellers of Sonoma. A Retired U.S. Naval Petty Officer. A graduate of Highlands High in North Highlands, CA. A 16 year resident of Sacramento and recent resident of Sonoma. A native of San Francisco, CA, age 59 years. Private family services will be held. Donations to the Leukemia Society are preferred. Arrangements by Duggan's Mission Chapel, Mission Cremation Service, 525 West Napa St., Sonoma CA. 95476
SWARTZ, KAY ELLEN Kay Ellen Swartz was born Feb. 1, 1955, in Roseville, CA, passed away in the morning of Nov. 8, 2001, at her home in Antelope, CA. Beloved wife, of Raymond E. Swartz and loving mother of Stacey D. House. Kay is survived by her brothers Emil H. Bosick, Jr. of Sacramento, CA, and William G. Bosick of Wheatland, CA, and by her sister Deborah D. Bosick of Washington, DC, was a graduate of Roseville High School in 1973. She worked in the insurance industry 17 years for All State, Etna, and USAA. Kay brought love and happiness to all those who knew her. She will be missed dearly. There will be a visitation on Wed., Nov. 14 from 4PM until 8PM at PRICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (6335 Sunrise Blvd., Citrus Heights, 725-2109). Funeral Services will be held on Thurs., Nov. 15 at 2PM. Interment will be in Ovid, ID, on Nov. 17. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Huntingtons Disease Society (158 West 29th St., 7th Floor, NY, NY 10001).
TLUSTOSCH, DOROTHY L. Of Fair Oaks, November 11, 2001, a native of Oregon, age 79 years. Wife of John Tlustosch. Mother of Richard Tlustosch, Jeanne Triebwasser and Linda Blake. Grandmother of Amy, Brian, Jeremy, Melissa, Corbin and Megan. Great grandmother of Halley, Evan, Isabelle, Cooper and Sophia. Sister of Darrel Button. Friends are welcome for visitation Thursday 4-8PM and are invited to attend the Rosary 7PM at PRICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (6335 Sunrise Blvd., 725-2109). Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday 1PM at ST. MEL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH (4745 Pennsylvania Ave., Fair Oaks). Interment Fair Oaks Cemetery.
TURNER, M.D., W. ELWYN In Lincoln on November 8, 2001. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor Turner; Loving father of Douglas Turner and his wife Diane Eastman of Ventura, CA, Bruce Turner and wife Effie of Lodi, CA, Trish Conyers and husband Dean of Bandon, OR, and Connie Howard of Roseville; Loved grandfather of Laura Burton and husband Mark of Dixon, Marc Turner and wife Jamie of Citrus Heights, CA, and great grand father of Karen Burton of Dixon, and Eric Burton of Dixon, CA. He is preceded in death by his brother Wayne Turner, sisters Luella Turner and Marietta Rosner. He was a native of Chico, CA and a resident of the Sacramento area for the past 16 years. A graduate of Chico State and was a Santa Clara County Health Officer for 31 years. He was 93 years of age. Friends are welcome for visitation at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento on Sunday, November 11, 2001 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM and Monday 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, and for services on Tuesday at 10:00 AM, also at East Lawn Mortuary. Burial will follow.
ABNER, ERNEST C. Age 70, passed away November 11, 2001. Survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Amy of Sacramento; sons, Jerry (Leesa) of MO and Marcus (Terri) of Vacaville; sister Mary Jean (Bill) Barnett of KY and brother-in-law James B. Stacy of Los Angeles; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Mr. Abner retired from the USAF after 25 years of service and retired from civil service after 12 years. Friends are invited to a Memorial Service Thursday at 2PM at Reichert's Funeral Chapel 729-2229.
ACKER, GARY MARTIN Born on October 25, 1954, passed away in Sacramento, California on November 7, 2001. Gary Martin graduated from McClatchy High School and worked for the Department of Corrections and the D.M.V. for almost 11 years. Gary Martin was a very patriotic U.S. Marine who served as a Shipboard Marine, USS Ranger CVA-61. He traveled around the world and spoke several foreign languages such as Spanish, Portuguese and German. Dearly beloved husband for 15 years of Dora Carolina Acker and loving father of John Martin Acker and Franchesca Nicole Acker. Loving son of Carl and Joyce Acker and dearly loved son-in-law of Luis and Dora Salazar. Gary Martin was very passionate about camping, biking, swimming, diving, hiking, kayaking and skiing. He loved nature and felt at one with it. Family and friends are invited to funeral services Thursday, November 15, 2001, at 12:00 PM at Sacramento Memorial Lawn, 6100 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA.
ALAMAO, MARTHA E. In West Sacramento, November 11, 2001. Wife of the late William Alamao; loving mother of Mary Gardner, Lawrence Alamao & Patricia Alamao. Beloved grandmother of Kathy, Kerry & Kristie Gardner; great-grandmother of Brenna & Ainslee Fessenden. Age 88. At the family's request, no service will be held. Rememberance to Loaves & Fishes, 1321 North C Street, Sacto, CA 95814. Arrangements by NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER
ALLEN, MARVIN O. Born in Cleveland, Arkansas, September 28, 1919, passed away at home, November 12, 2001, at age 82. In 1948 he moved to Sacramento and worked as a welder for the Southern Pacific Railroad retiring in 1980 after 30 years of service. He was a devoted husband and father and a devout Christian and was a member of the Oak Park and Central Church of Christ from 1950. He was preceded in death by his granddaughter Valerie Lynn Allen. Survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mavis; daughters Julia Mitchell and husband Don, Janis Lindroth and husband Richard; and son, Jack Allen and wife Janice; grandchildren Brent and Dani Mitchell, Brenda and Kai Mickey, Anthony and Kim Allen, Jason and Jill Lindroth, and great grandchildren Kristen and Tyler Mickey, Tori, C.J. and Julia Mitchell, Justin and Gracie Allen, and numerous relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Central Church of Christ Building Fund. Family and friends may call for visitation Thursday, November 15, 2001, from 4-8PM and attend funeral services Friday, November 16, 2001, at 11AM, both at Sacramento Memorial Lawn, 6100 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA.
ALLISON, RAYMOND L. In Sacramento, November 9, 2001. Beloved husband of Joyce Leake-Allison for 22 years. Loving father of Ray Collins and Glynis Chatman. Devoted grandfather of 9. Caring brother of Elsie Williams, Inez Hampton and Daniel and Grant Allison. Also leaves a host of other loving relatives and friends. Preceded in death by parents Grant and Elizabeth Allison. Trusted insurance agent to many for over 20 years. Friends are invited for visitation on Wednesday, November 14, 2001, from 3-5PM, followed by services at 6PM both at MORGAN Jones CHAPEL OF CHIMES, 4200 Broadway. Interment Charlotte, NC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association.
ANTONOWICH, STEVE In Sacramento, November 11, 2001. Preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Carol. Loving father of Cheryl Rogers and husband Richard of Sacramento. Devoted grandfather to Carrie Hunt and husband Chris of Sacramento. Brother of Pearl Sharpe of Kinnelon, NJ. A resident of Sacramento 18 years, Steve was founder of S-A Climate Control Heat and A.C. Company. A U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII, he was a life member of American Legion Post 0608, Moose Lodge #2022 the Tucker Club, the Railroad Museum, the N.R.A. and a former member of the American River Lions Club. A native of New Jersey, aged 80 years. Friends may call for visitation after 10:00 A.M. on Friday, November 16 with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 P.M. in ELK GROVE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 9101 Elk Grove Blvd. in Elk Grove. Interment will follow in Camellia Memorial Lawn.
BLUFORD, IDA M. Passed away in Sacramento on November 10, 2001. Beloved mother of Charles Bluford Sr., Ruth Walker and Joanna Harris. Loving daughter of Julie Bluford and the late W.C. Bluford. Sister of John, Jerry, Goldie, Carl, Bennie, Garlin, Jocob, Joe, David, Lester and Hattie Bluford. Niece of Mattie Bluford Price. Devoted grandmother of 11. Also leaves a host of other loving relatives and friends. Friends are invited for visitation on Thursday, November 15, 2001, from 5:30-7PM and service from 7-8PM at Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, 3621 Elverta Road and may also attend her service on Friday at 2PM at MORGAN Jones CHAPEL OF CHIMES, 4200 Broadway. Interment private.
BRINKOETTER, CARL "BUD" Passed away November 10, 2001 at home in Nampa, ID, age 79. Carl was born June 20, 1922 in Decatur, IL to Bernard J. and Marie Appenzellar Brinkoetter. Carl served in the Company A 823rd tank destroyer battalion in the US Army during WWII. He was a prisoner of war for 6 days before he was able to escape. Carl was awarded the Battle Honors and a Purple Heart for wounds received in combat. Carl returned to Decatur after his discharge in 1945 and on June 13, 1947 married Nancy A. Eaton in Kansas City, KS. They had two sons, Anthony "Tony" in 1950 and Mark in 1954. Carl worked at various railroads and as a commercial painter before taking a job in 1950 as a civilian tool and die maker at the Decatur Army Depot. In 1960 Carl was transferred to the Sacramento, CA Army Depot and worked there until his retirement in 1977. Carl and Nancy have made their home in Nampa, ID since 1990 where he enjoyed yard sales and fishing. Carl is survived by his wife Nancy A.; son Anthony "Tony" and his wife Dorothy of Logandale, NV, son Mark A. and his wife Dolores of Nampa. Granddaughters Leeann Mary Brinkoetter, who attends University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Nancy Diane Brinkoetter of Nampa, ID and Meda Miller of Nampa, ID. Brother Tom and his wife Jackie of Decatur, IL; sister Evelyn Longeran of Jacksonville, IL, sister Dorothy Raver and her husband Dwight of Decatur, IL. His parents preceded him in death. Friends are invited to attend a viewing Wednesday, November 14th from 6 PM to 8 PM at Alsip & Persons Funeral Chapel, 404 10th Ave South, Nampa, ID. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 PM Thursday at the Kuna Cemetery, on Boise between Ten Mile and School. The family requests contributions in lieu of flowers to the American Lung Association of Idaho, 1111 S. Orchard, Boise, ID 83705-1966 in Carl's name.
BROWN D.D.S., WARREN HARDY Born August 31, 1920 in San Francisco, CA. Passed away gently at his home in Sacramento, CA on November 7, 2001, surrounded by his loving family. Survived by his beloved wife Wilma of 55 years, daughter Pamela Telles, son Stephen Brown, daughter-in-law Elizabeth, grandchildren James (Erica) Telles, Lynne (Jeff) Gibboney, Matthew (Laurie) Telles, Corinne and Andrea Brown, great grandchildren Brooke and Conrad Gibboney, Autumn Telles and loving brother-in-law of Beth Manning and Tom Kircher. He graduated from Polytechnic High School in 1937 and attended San Francisco State before serving in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Searaven in the Pacific during W.W.II. Following his return to civilian life, he attended U.C. Berkeley for pre-dental and graduated in 1960 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, in San Francisco. He had a private dental practice in Castro Valley, CA before moving to Sacramento where he worked as a dentist for the California Youth Authority, Northern Reception Center Clinic until his retirement in 1984. He enjoyed soccer as a participant, coach and spectator. His favorite leisure activities were fishing, camping and hiking in the Sierras at Mono Hot Springs, wood carving, cooking and spending quality time with his loving family and friends. Former member of Alameda and Sacramento County Dental Societies and of the National and local chapters of the U.S. Submarine Veteran's of World War II. Member of St. Georges Episcopal Church, Carmichael. The family wishes to thank the staff of Kaiser Hospice Program for the care and support which provided comfort, love and dignity to Warren and his family in his final days. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. George's Memorial Fund, 5600 Winding Way, Carmichael, CA 95608 or Kaiser Permanente Hospice Program, 2025 Morse Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825. The family invites you to his service on Saturday, November 17, 2001, 1:00pm at St. George's Episcopal Church, 5600 Winding Way, Carmichael, CA 95608. Interment will be private.
CLEMENCE, JAMES ELDEAN Born July 2, 1914, in Delmont, Pennsylvania. Passed away at home November 2001, at age 87. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 62 years Elizabeth (Busy) Clemence. His loving sons, James Barry and Robert Wayne, survive Jim. Five grandchildren, Christopher, John, Shannon, Sara, and Todd; three great grandchildren, Jennifer, Patrick, and Brenden; one great great grandchild; his loving niece Linda Clemence Reib and her husband Larry; his companion and dear friend, Lenora Meddles; his sister-in-law Jeannette Hoffman and her husband Darwin. Jim was in the grocery business all his life and a member of Retail Clerks Local 588 Union. He enjoyed many activities and weekends on his houseboat where he entertained family and friends. Jim was an avid golfer and a member of Mission Oaks Senior Center, where he enjoyed playing pinochle. He was a member of the Nifty Fifties Senior Group, attending breakfasts, parties, and other activities and will be missed there by many of his friends. A gathering of family and friends celebrating Jim's life will be held Saturday, November 17, from 12-4, at 2313 Santa Anita Drive, Sacramento. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer's Center, Sacramento, California, or the charity of your choice.
CRUZ, CELINIA (LENY) In this city, November 11, 2001. Beloved wife of Luis Cruz. Loving mother of Tess, John, Len and Lou. Loving sister of Rudy, Romy and Soly. Age 54. Friends will be welcomed for visitation Wed. & Thurs., Nov. 14 and 15, 2001, from Noon to 8PM and to attend a Rosary Thursday at 7PM at NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER Funeral Home, 5401 Folsom Blvd. A Mass will be held Friday, November 16, 2001, at 10AM at the Church of the Blessed Sacrament, 1017 11th St. Cremation private.
ELDRIDGE, MANDY MARY Of Sacramento, passed away Nov. 12, 2001. Beloved wife of the late John Eldridge; loving mother of Donald Eldridge of Sacramento, Louise Gage of Sacramento, Larry Eldridge of Sacramento and Kathy Manning of Oregon; preceded in death by Jimmy Eldridge, Dorothy Fernandez, Jonnie Marie Magdanz, and 1 great-grandson; devoted grandmother of 17, 14 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson. Born in Doyle, OK, age 85 years. A resident of North Sacramento area since 1928. Mrs Eldridge enjoyed and loved her family, cooking, canning and gardening. She had a great sense of humor and loved telling stories. Friends are welcome for visitation on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2001 from 6 to 8 P.M. and are invited to attend funeral Services Thursday. Nov 15, 2001 at 2:00 P.M. in the NIGHTINGALE-GILMORE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1030 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA. Interment will follow in the Sunset Lawn Memorial Park.
FREEMAN, MARGARET JANE Passed away, in Santa Rosa on Tuesday, November 6, 2001 at the age of 52. Beloved wife of 29 years to Michael John Freeman; loving mother of Carrie Ann Freeman, a graduate student at Oregon State University, Katherine Marie Freeman, a student at UC Berkeley and Goal Keeper on UCB Women's Soccer Team; and dear sister of Christine Gunter of Salinas. Maggie received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences in 1971 from University of California, Davis. She completed her studies in Exfoliative Cytology at the University of California, San Francisco in 1972. Maggie was employed for 12 years as a Cytotechnologist and was a wonderful Domestic Goddess (aka Homemaker). She was a native of San Francisco, and a resident of Sonoma County for 25 years. Margaret belonged to many clubs and organizations including: Past President and Member of the Board of the Sonoma/Napa/Marin Women's Tennis League; a Past Treasurer and Board Member for Santa Rosa United Youth Soccer; twice a Member of Sonoma County Grand Jury; Past Secretary of the Mirabel Kayakers; a Youth Soccer Coach - Team Magic won the State Association Cup as U-12's; a player on the Santa Rosa Hustler's Women Soccer Team 1977-1988; a Player on Hap's Hazards Coed Volleyball Team and a Lair of the Bear Camper for 14 years. Maggie was very involved in promoting and encouraging sports for kids. She enjoyed traveling, board games and pulling practical jokes on friends. Maggie was always ready for an adventure. Her greatest pleasure was her two daughters. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Monday, November 19, 2001 at 11:00 A.M. at the Quail Inn, Oakmont Country Club, 7035 Oakmont Dr., Santa Rosa, CA. Memorial Contributions may be made in Maggie's name to UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, P.O. Box 0248 San Francisco, CA. 94143 or the Santa Rosa Youth Athletic Trust, 415 Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, CA. 95403 or Call (707) 527-4068. Arrangements under the care of the DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES.
FUJII, TOKO Passed away in Sacramento on November 8, 2001. Age 81. Mr. Fujii is survived by his loving wife, Sayoko; two beloved sons, Scott Fujii and Roger Fujii and his wife Valerie Quinn. One cherished daughter, Terry Kornelly and husband, Tom. Devoted grandfather to Brian, Rachel, Quinn and Ami, great grandfather to Taylor. One sister, Chizue Ito and husband, Yasushi. Uncle to Jerry, Vivian, and Joyce. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 PM, at Andrews & Greilich Mortuary, 3939 Fruitridge Rd., Sacramento. Funeral services will be Friday at 2 PM at the Buddhist Church of Sacramento - Betsuin, 2401 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento.