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 ...
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...
Frederick McKenzie Miller (Fred) passed away peacefully in his home with family by his side on September 10, 2016, following an eight-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Fred was born on March 19, 1931, in Peoria, Illinois, and graduated from Episcopal High School in Alexandra, Virginia in 1949. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1953, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
HARRIET MEYER QUARRÉ
The light of San Francisco dimmed a bit on September 9th when Harriet Meyer Quarré passed away peacefully at her home at the age of 89.
The youngest child of Wilson and Mabel (Mimi) Meyer, Harriet is predeceased by her brothers, George Wilson Meyer, who died serving his country in 1945; and Jeffery Wilson Meyer, who died in 2006 after a life devoted to music, the nat...
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 83.
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...
John Curtis Shenk was Elevated to Glory on September 1, 2016. His ever-present love and peace were fueled by his strong faith and his desire to be used by God to love others. Born in San Francisco, California, on July 22, 1942, John was the third child of Sam and Sally Shenk.
He attended Lick-Wilmerding High School, where his kicking/punting skills were notable. He became one of, if not the b...
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...
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...
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. ...