Miscellaneous Marin County, California Obituaries

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Louise M. Stutsman
Louise Stutsman of Greenbrae, former social worker and university lecturer, died on July 30, 2002 in her home in Greenbrae. She was 84 years old. Louise was a resident of Marin for 40 years. She was an avid race walker and tennis player up until the last year of her life. Louise was born in Elgin, Illinois. In high school she was crowned "Queen of the May" and was on the debating team. She received her BA and MA from University of Chicago and married Donald Stutsman in 1942. Louise worked in the shipyards in Los Angeles during WWII, for the Welfare Council of Chicago, the Community Chest of Seattle and the Family Society of Seattle. She was a lecturer at University of Washington and at UC Berkeley where she obtained her doctorate. Louise later worked for Human Resources Corp. in San Francisco and retired in 1982, a year after Donald's death. She pursued her interests, traveled abroad and later became a volunteer for the Marin Aids Project. Her many areas of personal study included art history, classical music pieces, history, political science, and anthropology. She enjoyed CNN and read three newspapers a day. She was lively, cheerful, giving and well loved. Louise is survived by her daughter, Deborah, of Redwood City, her brothers Glenn and Jimmy of Sarasota, Florida and her sister Barbara of Williamsburg, Virginia. A Memorial for Louise will be held on Sunday, September 29, at 1:00 p.m. at the fountain in the Marin Art and Garden Center, Ross. 

Audray (Kip) Marie Clark Who passed away on September 2nd, 2002 will also be greatly missed by her loving sister and best friend Ann (Lisa) Neidlinger of Novato. 

Martha R. Doolittle
Passed away late Sunday night, September 1, 2002 at the age of 82. She was born in Williams, Iowa. After attending High School in Williams, she enrolled in the Nursing School at The Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. She married Clyde H. Doolittle in Santa Barbara, California on October 15, 1942. She had a long nursing career in many different localities as she traveled with her husband who was on duty as an Army officer. After her husband embarked for Europe, she worked in San Antonio, Detroit, and Ames, Iowa. She and her husband moved first to Bellevue, Washington, and after about ten years, moved to San Rafael, California. Her final working assignment was 18 years as a pediatric nurse at Marin General Hospital. She retired in 1985. Mrs. Doolittle liked plants and gardening. She supported wild life and wild plants. She was an avid gardener, growing many different vegetables and flowers. She worked in the Community Garden close to Terra Linda High School for 28 years, becoming a Master Gardener. She was greatly loved by all who knew her as a hard-working, generous person. Mrs. Doolittle is survived by her husband, Clyde Doolittle, a sister-in-law Janet Walkinshaw, three sons: Norman Ross Doolittle, Karl Avery Doolittle, Keith Emery Doolittle, and four grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are being made by Keaton Mortuary. Services will be Saturday, September 14, 2002 at 2 p.m. 

Barbara Randleman
Barbara was a resident of Fairfax and also a past resident of Bristol Ct. She is survived by her husband David, of over 50 years, her daughter Connie, son Evan, daughter-in-law Karen, son-in-law Michael, four granddaughters, brother Edgar, sister Dortha and a special granddaughter, Kristina. Barbara enjoyed the ballet, the symphony, the Oakland Raiders, and the Oakland A's. She also raced cars and rode motorcycles. She was a member of the Sonoma Valley Woman's Club. She was past president of the Bristol Ct. Woman's Club. She was past president of her Homeowner's Association. Barbara and her husband were active in organizations that helped children, the homeless, the Marin Humane Society and the Ohlone Humane Society. She will also be missed by her two Chihuahuas. Please join David, his family, and friends at 1 Shemran Court, Fairfax Sunday, September 15th between 2 p.m.-5 p.m. to celebrate Barbara's life. 

Sue Anne Sippel
Lemoore resident Sue Anne Sippel, 47, went to be with the Lord, September 11, 2002 after a 14 year battle with leukemia. Sue is survived by her husband, Robert, and her three children: Philip, Annie and Tommy; her mother Peggy Secondo of San Anselmo; her three sisters: Tamara Thomas and Shelley Secondo of Lemoore, and Mary Anderson of Lompoc; and her mother- and father-in-law Asta and Tom Sippel of Lemoore. Her father Frank Secondo preceded her in death on January 2, 2002. Sue was born in Scotia, CA, and raised in San Anselmo where she graduated from Sir Francis Drake High School in 1972. She was an accomplished competitive swimmer and attended four national championships. Sue graduated from Fresno Pacific College in 1977 with a degree in Biblical Studies and it was there that she met her husband Robert. They moved to Lemoore soon after they were married in 1976. A gifted decorator and a member of the American Society of Interior Design, Sue was a great inspiration to Robert who builds custom homes in Kings County. Several of their homes were featured on the Carnegie Heritage League Home Tours, of which she was a member. She was also a member of the Kings Evangelical Free Church and an avid supporter of her children's athletic teams. A Memorial Service will take place at the First Baptist Church of Lemoore, Sunday, September 15, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. 

Dorice Steffen
Born November 17, 1930 in Huttwil, Switzerland. She died at her home in San Rafael, cared for by many loving friends on September 9th, 2002. A Bay area resident for 40 years, she enjoyed a career as an extraordinary hairdresser and recently as a massage therapist. Dorice loved cats, flowers, daily nature walks and the art of cooking. She will be remembered as a fabulous cook, impeccable housekeeper, great hostess, and a very dear friend. At Marin Covenant Church and later at Tiburon Baptist Church she enjoyed fellowship very much. A Memorial Service will be held at Tiburon Baptist Church, Sunday September 15th 2:00 PM. Memorial donations may be made to Tiburon Baptist Church, 445 Greenwood Beach Road, Tiburon CA 94920. 

Adrienne C. Dixon
Age 81, passed away September 7, 2002 in Philomath, Oregon. She was born July 7, 1921 in Brooklyn, New York to Michael and Mary (DeMott) Woods. Adrienne was a member of the Pioneer's Club through Pacific Bell her employer for over 40 years. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Corvallis. She loved to travel, enjoyed hiking, and loved animals. She was a great entertainer who enjoyed having parties. She is survived by her daughter Regina Leytem of Philomath and her cousin Judy O' Haver of Virginia. Memorial Contributions may be made to Evergreen Hospice, 1046 6th Ave. SW Albany, OR 97321. Arrangements are under the direction of DeMoss-Durdan FH in Corvallis. 

Jack Kendall Howard, Psychologist
Age 79, of Seattle, Washington, died Thursday, August 15, 2002. He was born August 28, 1923 in Seattle and lived in Mill Valley for 20 years, and Tucson, Arizona for six years before moving to Seattle six years ago. Jack served in the Navy, obtained his Ph.D. from USC and retired after many years as a Corporate Vice President for Consolidated Freightways. In his later years, Jack was an avid rock hound. He was preceded in death by Fran, his wife of 35 years, who died in 1986, in Tucson. Survived by children, Nancy Howard of Seattle, Katie Makovec of Manteca, CA, and grandchildren Alex and DJ Chew of Seattle. A Memorial Piano Recital was held by his grandchildren on August 25 at University House of Seattle. Memorials to Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ preferred. 

Richard Allen Murphy, Construction Business Owner
Richard Allen Murphy, the co-owner of Ralph Murphy and Sons passed away September 6, 2002. He was 91 years old. Richard's father, Ralph, started the construction business in Sonoma in 1902 and in 1935 they moved the business to San Rafael where he, together with the brothers, Everett, Richard and Leonard built many homes and commercial buildings in Marin and Sonoma counties. In later years the firm was active and noted for land drilling to secure buildings which were sliding down many of the steep hills of Marin. Mr. Murphy is survived by his wife of 67 years, Marcella. He is also survived by his daughter, Barbara Breitmayer, son-in-law James of Cupertino, twin granddaughters, Alice and Laura of Lodi, and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Murphy enjoyed travelling in their Airstream trailer, with trips from Belize/ Mexico all the way north to Inuvic, Alaska. Additionally he enjoyed photography and his machine shop at the family home. He was a Mason and was a member of the Marin Lodge. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners' Hospital, 2925 Stockton Street, Sacramento, CA. Interment will be private. MOUNT TAMALPAIS MORTUARY 2500 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael 415-459-2500. 

Dorice Steffen
Born November 17, 1930 in Huttwil, Switzerland. She died at her home in San Rafael, cared for by many loving friends on September 9th, 2002. A Bay area resident for 40 years, she enjoyed a career as an extraordinary hairdresser and recently as a massage therapist. Dorice loved cats, flowers, daily nature walks and the art of cooking. She will be remembered as a fabulous cook, impeccable housekeeper, great hostess, and a very dear friend. At Marin Covenant Church and later at Tiburon Baptist Church she enjoyed fellowship very much. A Memorial Service will be held at Tiburon Baptist Church, Sunday September 15th 2:00 PM. Memorial donations may be made to Tiburon Baptist Church, 445 Greenwood Beach Road, Tiburon CA 94920. 

Frances Eleanor Stritzinger
Age 82, of Novato, passed September 10, 2002 at home. Born January 17, 1920 in Marietta, Ohio, she graduated from Marshall College, entered into the field of retail and pursued her career until marriage to Chris Stritzinger on March 13, 1954 in Kansas City, Missouri. Moving to San Francisco in the late '60's, Fran was involved with SF Beautiful, Chairman during reconstruction of the conservatory of flowers at Golden Gate Park, San Francisco Yacht Club, a member of MENSA and ARCS. She and her husband traveled extensively, even to China, where in her 60's she returned by herself to study Chinese and graduated at the top of her class in San Francisco. She is survived by her loving husband, Chris, her son Chris, her granddaughter, Kelsey, and her daughter Nan (Jamie), her brother Graham and her sister Gladys. Please hold Fran and her loved ones in your prayers. RUSSELL & GOOCH FUNERAL CHAPEL 270 Miller Avenue, Mill Valley 415-388-1573. 

Catherine Dolores Westerhold
Passed away on September 10, 2002 at the age of 83. Catherine was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and was a resident of San Anselmo for 56 years. She is survived by her devoted husband, Robert Louis, with whom she shared 59 years of marriage. A loving mother, she is also survived by daughter Vivien and son-in-law Ron Asleson, and her three sons Ted, Robert, and Daniel. Other survivors include her six grandchildren: Lannette and Brian, Tammy and Shayne, Ashley, and Brendon, as well as six of her nine siblings. A Rosary will be held on September 12th at 7:30 p.m. and a Funeral Mass on September 13th at 11 a.m. both at St. Anselm Church. KEATON'S MORTUARY 415-453-0571. Obituary listing for September 11, 2002 

Teresa ("Terri") Smith
Teresa Florence ("Terri") Smith, 72, a retired labor relations and training specialist with the Internal Revenue Service, passed away quietly Sunday, September 8, 2002, at her home in San Anselmo after a long bout with colon cancer. She was born September 28, 1929 at Bais Central, Negros Oriental, the Philippines, the eldest child of Kameki Shimizu and Sotera Fernandez Shimizu, and spent her childhood in and near Cebu City, Philippines. Having a Japanese father and a Filipina mother, the family suffered during World War II. Teresa was 12 when the Japanese Army invaded and occupied the Philippines. She was 15 when her 13-year old brother was killed by Japanese soldiers. In 1946 the family moved to Yokohama, Japan, where Teresa met her future husband, Carroll Smith, who was serving with the U.S. Army there. They met after Carroll was assigned to the Army headquarters at which Teresa was working as a civilian employee. Teresa and Carroll were married January 18, 1951 in Yokohama. For the first year of their marriage, Teresa remained in Yokohama while Carroll served in Korea. Their son, Dean, was born in Yokohama. After Carroll returned from Korea, they moved to Seattle, where their daughter, Jacqueline, was born. Teresa became a U.S. citizen in 1954, just before they moved to Ankara, Turkey, where Carroll was assigned by the Army and where the family lived until 1957. Teresa began her Federal civil service in Ankara, where she was employed by the U.S. Air Force. After Carroll's release from active duty, they lived in Seattle for four years, then in Berkeley for five, in Los Angeles for six, and --for the last 30 years--in San Anselmo, California. Teresa received her elementary education in the Philippines and began her high school education there, until it was interrupted by war. She attended the high school program at St. Joseph's College in Yokohama, graduating in 1948. Later, she attended the University of California at Berkeley and then transferred to the University of California at Los Angeles when Carroll was employed in Los Angeles. She particularly liked languages, majoring in French at Berkeley and then in English at UCLA, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1968. Years later, she studied and became proficient in Spanish. She enjoyed quilting, knitting, crocheting and sewing. She was particularly happy making quilts for her grandchildren. She also enjoyed travel and had visited 48 of the 50 States. Her foreign travel included visits to Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Russia, Turkey, Spain and Costa Rica, as well as Canada and Mexico. Survivors include her husband, Carroll, at home, one son, Dean Smith of Fairfax, California, one daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Jacqueline Gomberg and Dr. Jonathan Gomberg of Merion, Pennsylvania, four granddaughters, Arielle, Hannah, Zoe and Aviva Gomberg, all of Merion. She is also survived by three sisters and brothers-in-law, Corazon and Severo Becones of Wahiawa, Hawaii; Pilar and Richard Smith of Woodland, California; and Ida and Mamerto Lozares of Castro Valley, California; by one brother and sister-in-law, Tone ("Tony") and Barbara Shimizu of Seattle; one sister-in-law, Carol Smith of Seattle; and by several nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Celestio Shimizu, and two brothers-in-law, Lloyd Smith and Mayes Smith. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2002, at Church of the Holy Innocents, 2 Tamalpais Drive (entrance off Redwood Avenue), Corte Madera, California. Donations in Teresa's name to Hospice of Marin, 150 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera, CA 94925, or to Church of the Holy Innocents, P.O.Box 5, Corte Madera, CA 94976 are preferred. 

Dorothy F. White
Age 78 of Marin City, passed away on September 5, 2002. Her loving husband Lee Oscar White; children Gloria Dean Sweeney, Percy Leon White and Lionel White; 8 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren, and a host relatives and friends survive her. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2002 at Russell & Gooch Funeral Chapel, 270 Miller Ave. in Mill Valley. Funeral Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, September 13, 2002 at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 101 Donahue St. in Marin City. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 101 Donahue St., Marin City, CA 94965. RUSSELL & GOOCH FUNERAL CHAPEL 270 Miller Avenue Mill Valley, California 415-388-1573. 

William F. (Frank) Carmichael, Sr.
After a long courageous battle with cancer, Frank Carmichael died at his home in Kentfield on September 6, 2002. Frank was born on November 16, 1925 in Portsmouth, Virginia where he grew up and attended school. During World War II, he served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific aboard the carrier escort USS Hoggatt Bay. While on leave in Virginia, he met Darise (Dot) Summers of Raleigh, North Carolina. After a short courtship, they were married on February 24, 1945. After the war, Frank returned to school and received a degree in Accounting. He made his career in banking, retiring from First Nationwide Bank (now Cal Fed) in 1991. He was devoted to his family and an avid golfer. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, W. F., Jr. (Mike) of Petaluma and Joseph K. of Kentfield and their respective wives, Diane and Aileen; daughter Kelly and her husband, Dr. Lee Shratter of Kentfield; and his beloved granddaughters Mikaela Carmichael and Samantha Shratter. Friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service on Tuesday, September 10th at 2:00 PM at Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, 2500 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael. A Reception will follow the Service at the Ross Valley Masonic Center, 1122 Magnolia Avenue in Kentfield. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Marin, 150 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera CA 94925. 

Fred Ambrose Daley
Was born in San Francisco on July 2, 1922, to Louise and Ambrose Daley. In 1946 Fred met Lucille Buljan of Sacramento, CA. On January 25, 1948, Fred and Lucille were married and later had three daughters: Linda, Jean and Denise. In 1953, Fred met Al Siren and Bill Howey in San Rafael. They looked at plans to build Bret Harte Shopping Center at Irwin Street and Woodland Avenue. Fred was a self employed meat cutter with his company name of "Siredale Meats". In 1957, Fred and Lucille moved their family to 311 Irwin Street in San Rafael. Later Fred and Lucille added a full scale deli to the meat department, one of the first in Marin County, with Lucille making all the salads. As their daughters grew older they started working with them. Customers brought in their deer during deer season for Fred to process, and countless other meat orders were processed to the customers' satisfaction. It pleased Fred to go the extra mile and do more than what the customer expected. It pleased the customers to see that Fred was willing to serve them the best that he could. He enjoyed being a meat cutter and genuinely cared about his work. Fred became known as "Freddie" and "Freddie the meat cutter". He was one of the best meat cutters in Marin County. He was a people person and loved to read. The Bret Harte Meat Dept. and Deli was all a close knit family because of Fred's love for his family and his personality. Fred retired from Bret Harte Market on February 3, 1979. He then worked at Guasco's in San Anselmo until he retired in 1989. Fred's retirement days were full of relaxing with his family, fishing, photography, and doing things around the house. Fred especially loved listening to Lucille play the piano. He really appreciated the heart, soul and feeling that she put into each piano piece that she played. Fred and Lucille loved each other so much. Fred was especially proud of their three daughters: Linda (Daley) Harrington, Jean Daley Levering, and Denise (Daley) Nelson; and granddaughters: Cathy Harrington, Cindy (Harrington) Stoffle, and Patti Harrington. He also attended High School Reunion Luncheons and the Butcher's Union Luncheons. Fred Daley, 80, passed away on July 7, 2002, at Kaiser Hospital in San Rafael having his family around him with Lucille, his wife of 54 years, and daughter, Jean, holding his hands. A void has been left in our home, yet we must feel grateful that God sent him to us for all those special years. A private Memorial was held at Mt. Tamalpais Chapel in San Rafael on July 10, 2002. In lieu of flowers, send your donation to your favorite charity. 

Adela R. Jackson
Age 81, passed away in Greenbrae, CA at Marin General Hospital on August 18, 2002. Born in Southern California, Adela spent her life traveling many States before settling in Novato in 1970. She was a former Employee of Firemen's Fund Insurance Co. for many years before retiring and becoming a Volunteer at Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, for the past 12 years. She leaves a Sister Helen Lawler of Arizona, a Niece Rita Brockbank of Louisiana and a Nephew Ken Rul of LaHabra, CA. In addition, she leaves her Dear Friends Joyce and Suzi Corda of Petaluma, Martha Kahl of Santa Rosa, Marion Terris, Tina Koca, Minnie Miller, Erma Richter, all of Novato, Garnie and Leigh Radebaugh of Dayton, WA, and many Dear Friends at Guide Dogs for the Blind. Also survived by her faithful Companion her Dog Bailey. A Celebration of Her Life will be held at Marin Country Club Mobile Park Clubhouse on September 14, 2002 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 100 Marin Valley Drive, Novato. Donations in Adela's memory may be sent to Guide Dogs for the Blind, 275 Los Ranchitos Road, San Rafael, CA 94903, or your Local Animal Shelter. Adela's Memory will Live on in our Hearts Forever. She Lived Long, Laughed often, and Loved much. Private Entombment at the Family Plot in Memory Gardens Memorial Park, Brea, CA. Arrangements were handled by Parent-Sorensen Mortuary and Crematory, Keokuk Street and Magnolia Avenue, Petaluma, CA. David Long
Passed away August 29, 2002 at age 55. He was a bus mechanic retiree at Golden Gate Transit in San Rafael for 20 years. He is survived by his wife Nancy, daughter Melissa Long and daughter Jennifer Long, sister Judith Long, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. A Memorial Service is planned for September 27, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at the Neptune Society, Santa Rosa, California. Family Gathering is scheduled afterward at the Long's Home in Petaluma. 

Thelma Maxine Rodia
Thelma passed into the hands of God September 3, 2002; she was 94. Born in Iowa, she moved to the State of Washington as a young woman where she met, fell in love, and married Frank Rodia a professional golfer. Thelma attended the Cornish School of Art and worked as the secretary to the CEO of the Washington Mutual Bank in Seattle. She and Frank moved to San Diego and raised their family. Thelma was an avid collector of American antiques, a whiz with a needle and thread making clothes, and spending hours doing needle point. She loved to travel, read and visit with her grandchildren. After Frank preceded her in death, she relocated to Marin to be near her beloved family. She is survived by her daughter Donna K. Mani and husband Dr. John R. Mani; son James W. Rodia; and grandsons and their wives, Chris and Susan Mani and their children Nicholas and Grace; Steve and Josie Mani and their sons Joshua, Dylan and Zachary; and Michael Mani. She will be remembered and loved by all of us. She was in every sense a true lady! A Memorial Mass to honor her life will be held Saturday, September 14 at 11 a.m. at St. Anthony's Church in Novato. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the North Bay Children's Center, 932 C Street, Novato, CA 94949. 

Joan Martin Laird
Died September 5, 2002 at her home in Salt Lake City where, after a 16 year residency in Marin, she and her husband had moved this past July in order for her to be near her daughter after Joan was diagnosed with terminal cancer. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Roger; mother, Mary Martin of Novato; daughter, Jody Doner of Salt Lake City; son, James Laird of New Canaan, Connecticut; sister, Carol Thompson of Berkeley; and five grandchildren. Joan grew up in San Rafael, attended Dominican High School and graduated from the University of California. She earned a Masters Degree in Special Education and headed Special Education Departments in high schools in New Canaan, Connecticut and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Joan loved tennis, bridge, literature, laughter and life. A Memorial Service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin at 240 Channing Way, San Rafael (East of 101) on September 13th at 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society are suggested. 

Robert S. Wellbeloved Sr.
Passed away peacefully on September 4, 2002 at home in Mill Valley. He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Barbara; his three sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Melanie of Mill Valley, Tremain and Ambra of San Francisco, Blair and Nicole of Cotuit, MA; as well as three grandsons, Hayden, Trey and Mason. Other survivors include, brothers David of Pleasanton, CA and James of Viera, FL. Robert ("Welby") was in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II and had a successful 30 year career as an IBM executive. He was loved and admired for his sense of humor, business sense and true gentleman qualities. Arrangements are being handled by the Neptune Society. Friends are invited to attend Memorial Services on Tuesday, September 10, 2:00 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 240 Tiburon Blvd. in Tiburon. Doug Heneke officiating. In lieu of flowers, family has requested charitable donations to Hospice of Marin, 150 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera, CA 94925. 

Joan Martin Laird
Died September 5, 2002 at her home in Salt Lake City where, after a 16 year residency in Marin, she and her husband had moved this past July in order for her to be near her daughter after Joan was diagnosed with terminal cancer. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Roger; mother, Mary Martin of Novato; daughter, Jody Doner of Salt Lake City; son, James Laird of New Canaan, Connecticut; sister, Carol Thompson of Berkeley; and five grandchildren. Joan grew up in San Rafael, attended Dominican High School and graduated from the University of California. She earned a Masters Degree in Special Education and headed Special Education Departments in high schools in New Canaan, Connecticut and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Joan loved tennis, bridge, literature, laughter and life. A Memorial Service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin at 240 Channing Way, San Rafael (East of 101) on September 13th at 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society are suggested. 

James L. Mainini
Of Redwood Valley, formerly of Marin and Sonoma Counties, passed away suddenly in Bakersfield on August 23, 2002. James was born on November 1, 1949. He Leaves his wife of 23 years Linda Leigh; six children: four sons Joseph, Cory, Jessie, and Benjamin, two daughters Tenaya and Cashawau; four sisters: Sally Alexander (Fred), Jean Costagli (Val), Linda Majore (Larry) and Ellen Griffin (Jim). Many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. His parents Joseph and Effie preceded him in death. All are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002 at 3 p.m., Redwood Valley Community Church, 951 School Way, Redwood Valley, CA. James will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He was a kind and gentle soul and deeply loved all his family. "Beau, you will forever be in our hearts!" In lieu of flowers you may make a donation in James Mainini's name in care of Wells Fargo Bank Account #2677909976, Petaluma Washington Square Office, 373 South McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA 94954, for his children.


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