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Carolyn Moore Frake
June 15, 1930 - March 1, 2016
Palo Alto, California
Carolyn M. Frake, age 85, of Palo Alto, died peacefully on March 1, 2016, surrounded by family at the home of her son, Scott Frake. She was born in Marshfield (now Coos Bay), Oregon, on June 15, 1930, the second child of John S. and Beatrice F. Moore. Carolyn grew up in Piedmont, California, and graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in philosophy in 1952. She received her master's d...

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Harvey Jesse Friedland
June 17, 1922 - March 3, 2016
Menlo Park, California
Harvey Jesse Friedland, of Menlo Park, passed away on March 3, 2016 at the grand age of 93 to the sorrow of his family and friends. He was born in Milwaukee, one of three children. He grew up in Milwaukee and attended the University of Wisconsin, earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After meeting and marrying Charlene Feingold of Chicago and serving in the U.S. Army during WWII, Harv...

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Virginia Hork Gertridge
Jan. 11, 1925 - April 21, 2016
Menlo Park, California
Surrounded by family, Virginia (Ginny) Gertridge peacefully took her last bow in this life at her home in Menlo Park on April 21st. She was 91. Born in Hollywood, Virginia was the second of four children. Her childhood years were spent in Ontario and Napa, CA. Graduating from Napa High School in 1942, she went to work for the Naval base on Mare Island for the remainder of WWII, followed by ...

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Larry Henninger
Jan. 12, 1933 - April 11, 2016
Palo Alto, California

Tags: business, veteran

Larry Henninger died peacefully in the Skilled Nursing Facility at the Vi in Palo Alto on April 11, at age 83. He was born in Roseburg, Oregon. One of his biggest adventures as a teenager was attending the International Boy Scout Jamboree in France in 1945, an unusual opportunity to see Europe while it was still recovering from WWII. He graduated from Stanford in 1954 with a B.A. in economics. ...

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H Langdon Hilleary
Feb. 13, 1920 - March 11, 2016
Portola Valley, California
Lang Hilleary, beloved and respected husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend, died on March 11th at The Sequoias Portola Valley, where he was a resident for 18 years. He was noted for his calm and modest demeanor as well as his practical and sharp financial mind that served him well as a student at Stanford (BA & MBA), manager at Chevron (35 years) and his many volunteer ro...

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Robert Pernell Huff
Aug. 28, 1926 - March 7, 2016
Stanford, California
Robert Pernell Huff, Stanford University's first director of financial aid, died March 7, 2016, in Palo Alto, California, after a short battle with cancer. He was 89 years old. Robert was born in Santa Barbara, California, in August 1926. After completing his first year of college at Santa Barbara State College, he transferred to Stanford in 1944. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in September ...

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Warren Martin Jensen
1923 - March 4, 2016
Concord, California

Tags: teacher/educator

JENSEN, Warren Martin, born in San Francisco, California, passed away on March 4th, 2016, at the age of 92. He graduated from Francis Scott Key Elementary and Polytechnic High School, Class of Spring ’41. Warren enlisted at the beginning of WWII in the Army’s Field Artillery and participated from the Normandy Invasion to the meeting with the Russians at the Elbe River in Germany, obtain...

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Randolph G.A. Jimenez
March 29, 1973 - April 5, 2016
Mountain View, California

Tags: sports, veteran

Randolph George-Angel Jimenez departed his life on April 5, 2016 at the age of 43. He was born on March 29, 1973, in Mountain View, CA, to Ruth Corrales and Miguel Jimenez. Randolph leaves behind his wife Marylou Jimenez, and his children Randy Donovan, Christopher Ryan, Kaiana Ariel, and Kieli Rae. Survived by his siblings Miguel Jimenez, Connie Silva, Melina Corrales, Michael Corrales and Ashley...

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Paula Zolloto Kirkeby
April 3, 1934 - April 1, 2016
Palo Alto, California

Tags: arts/media

Paula Z. Kirkeby, 81, passed away peacefully in her home in Palo Alto, California, on April 1, 2016. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends and the many artists, curators and art collectors around the world who knew and loved her. Paula was born in Lynn, Massachusetts; she grew up in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and fondly remembered being surrounded by artists and culture in her you...

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Ronald Kovas
Feb. 24, 1942 - April 8, 2016
Atherton, California

Tags: sports, business, teacher/educator

Ronald Allen Kovas died peacefully in his sleep on April 8, 2016. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Ron spent most of his life in that area until he came to Stanford in 1960. He graduated from Stanford in 1964 and then attended the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he met his wife Patty. After receiving his MBA from Northwestern, he served in the National Guard and t...

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Verna Carol Krogh
Jan. 8, 1925 - March 25, 2016
San Carlos, California

Tags: teacher/educator

Mrs. Verna Krogh, also known to hundreds of schoolchildren in San Mateo County as Mrs. McDonald or Mrs. Reeves, died peacefully on March 25, 2016, at the age of 91. Verna was born on January 8, 1925 to Carl & Louise Speicker in San Francisco. She graduated from Sequoia High School in 1942 and from Westmont College in Santa Barbara. Her teaching majors were Christian Education and Music. S...

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Lolita Lizotte
Nov. 6, 1932 - March 26, 2016
Roseville, California
Lolita Anzar Lizotte, age 83, died peacefully on March 26, 2016, at her care center in Roseville, California. Lolita Anzar was born in Santa Cruz, California, to Francis Beckett Anzar and Violet Lillian Hunt. Both of her parents were from well-established California families. Her father's family is well documented in California history books. They originally settled in the area prior to Cali...

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Sarah Marie Longyear
May 13, 1996 - April 22, 2016
Palo Alto, California
Sarah Marie Longyear, age 19, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016. She was born on May 13, 1996, in Palo Alto, California, where she was raised. She graduated from Henry M. Gunn High School in 2014. Sarah was a sophomore at Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL), majoring in global health with minors in design and business. Sarah is survived by her parents, Rick and Sally; her older brother, CJ...

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Bill Lusebrink
March 20, 1929 - March 17, 2016
Davis, California
Bill was born to Gus and Engra (Smith) Lusebrink in Walnut Creek, California. Along with his older brother, Ted, and his younger sister, Barbara, Bill spent his childhood in Walnut Creek and later Long Beach, returning to Walnut Creek as a teenager. He graduated from Acalanes Union High School in 1947. After graduating from the University of Nevada at Reno with a B.S. in chemistry in 1951, Bill...

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Raymond Paul Meyer, Jr
Feb. 12, 1941 - March 4, 2016
Bethel Island, California

Tags: business

Raymond Paul Meyer, Jr. passed away on March 4, 2016. He will be remembered as a passionate, strong-willed man who loved traveling, reading, and the finer things in life. He was a collector of things big and small, including cars, books, and stamps. He was happiest when surrounded by family and friends. Ray was preceded in death by his parents Raymond Paul Meyer I and Dorothy Meyer of Los Altos....

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Jane Ann Minck
May 27, 1932 - April 12, 2016
Palo Alto, California
Jane Ann (Lakin) Minck, a resident of Palo Alto, died on April 12, 2016, after a long disability. She was 83 and passed in the company of husband, John, and daughter, Kathy Heath. Jane Ann was born in Wyandotte, Michigan, and attended Wyandotte High School and Eastern Michigan University. She moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1952 to attend New Mexico University, and worked in the Albuquerqu...

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