Obituaries

Violenta Wade

January 17, 1910 - August 1, 2017

At 107 years old, Violenta (Vi) Wade passed away on August 1st at San Leandro Hospital. She was born and raised in San Lorenzo and she, along with her brother Ignatius (Nish) Rodrigues, were San Lorenzo Historians.  She was known for her great memory, her quick wit and wonderful sense of humor.  She lived in the same house all her life, which was moved from Quigley Road, San Lorenzo, to Ashland Avenue, San Lorenzo in 1946.

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Glee McKim Wales

March 31, 1924 - November 27, 2016

Our mother was an amazing person. She brought joy and laughter to every occasion. Everyone loved her giggle, accompanied with a special twinkle in her eye. Her boundless energy and gift of gab certainly kept everyone on their toes.

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Lyla Wales

September 25, 1926 - October 11, 2017

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Annie B Walker

June 12, 1928 - October 27, 2016

Annie B. Walker passed away in Oakland on the evening of October 27, 2016. She was 88 years old. Annie leaves behind her loving family.

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Eldora Walton

March 17, 1931 - March 4, 2017

Eldora Walton entered into rest at her San Lorenzo home on March 4, 2017.  She was 85 years old.

Born in Grass Valley on March 17, 1931, Eldora was the only child of Edward and Florence Bosanko.  She attended Grass Valley Elementary school and graduated from Oakland Technical High School.

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Joseph Warnock

October 9, 1930 - September 16, 2016

Joseph Jerome Warnock , also known as Jerry or Pop to his family passed away on September 16, 2016 in Manteca, Ca.

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Richard Krom Watkins

May 21, 1948 - November 4, 2016

Richard K. Watkins, “Dick" entered peacefully into rest at his home surrounded by his loving family during the time of his Death on November 4, 2016. He was 68.

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Clifton Mark Webster

August 22, 1965 - June 18, 2017

Clifton Mark Webster

August 22, 1965 – June 18, 2017

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John Wedemeyer

June 12, 1955 - August 18, 2016

John Edward Wedemeyer, 61 years old, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family and friends on July 18, 2016 after a long struggle with cancer. John was born on June 12, 1955 in New Haven, Connecticut. He was a long time resident of Fremont, CA (41 years).

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Gloria Whalen-Rodrigues

February 19, 1959 - June 8, 2017

Gloria Whalen-Rodrigues

February 19, 1959 – June 8, 2017

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