Obituaries

Irmgard Borgwardt

May 27, 1930 - February 27, 2017

Irmgard S. Borgwardt passed away peacefully on February 27, 2017.  She was 87 years old.

Irmgard was born on May 27, 1930 to Walter Straus and Alfreida Lausmann.

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Robert Burkfield

April 12, 2017 - February 27, 2017

Robert Charles (“Bob”) Burkfield passed away peacefully on February 27, 2017 in Palo Alto, California. He was 84 years old.

Born April 2, 1932 in Connecticut to Thomas Edward and Faye Palmer Burkefield. He has now joined his siblings Albert Reed, Vernon Reed and Ralph Burkfield who proceeded him in death. He leaves behind his only sister Thelma Faye Scheberies from Oakland, California.

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Josefina Kern

March 18, 1942 - February 27, 2017

Josefina Muli Kern passed away peacefully on February 27, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Friends and family also knew her as “Josie, Jo and Pining.” Josefina was born on March 18, 1942 in the Philippines to Augstin M. Muli and Estela David Muli.  Josefina has now joined her brothers Renato and Jesus.

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Lolita Jarvis

March 25, 1942 - February 25, 2017

Lolita Theresa Jarvis passed away suddenly on February 25, 2017 in Castro Valley, California.  She was 75 years old.

Lolita was born on March 25, 1942 to Augustine Scafidi and Barbara Schahill.  She leaves behind a daughter Renee Beckman.

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Heidi Korhummel

September 22, 1934 - February 19, 2017

On Sunday the 19th of February 2017, Heidi Korhummel-Schellenberg passed away due to complications from a bleeding aneurysm in her brain. She was 82 years old. She was born in Switzerland. She entered the United States in 1955 where she met up with her future husband, Robert Korhummel.

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Manuel Correia

January 15, 1939 - February 19, 2017

Manuel daRosa Correia of San Lorenzo entered peacefully into rest on February 19, 2017. He was 78.

Born in Faial, Azores on January 15, 1939 to Luis and Gloria Correia.

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Alejandra Ascencio

December 19, 1963 - February 17, 2017

Alejandra Ascencio, 53, died February 17 2017. She was born in Mexico City, December 19, 1963. She was one of nine children of Jesus Ascencio and Eulalia Sanchez. She grew up in Mexico where she met her husband Arturo Vazquez. They were married in 1983 and have 3 daughters.

 

Alejandra immigrated to the US in 2006 with her daughters.

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Victoria Rodriguez

January 2, 1944 - February 15, 2017

Victoria “Vicky” Rodriguez passed away in her home in San Lorenzo, CA, on February 15, 2017. After being diagnosed in January, she died of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, a degenerative brain disease that affects only one in one million people per year. She was 73.

Vicky was born on January 2, 1944, in Guatemala City, Guatemala, to her parents Raul and Clemencia Robles. She emigrated to the United States in 1961 where she attended high school in San Francisco. While living in San Francisco, she met the love of her life Luis “Omar” Rodriguez at a dance at Club Fugazi. They were married in 1965 and moved to their first home in San Lorenzo in 1968. She became a U.S. citizen in 1977.

Vicky entered the real estate profession in 1979 and achieved a long and very successful career as one of the top real estate brokers in the San Francisco East Bay Area.

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Billie Lepere

June 16, 1928 - February 14, 2017

Billie Marie Lepere of San Ramon California, died peacefully in her sleep on Valentines Day, February 14, 2017. She was 88 years old.

Billie was born June 16, 1928 in Stephenville, Texas, then moved with her parents, Tom and Lila Andress and older brother Maurie, to Fresno, CA.

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Petronila Flores

August 1, 1941 - February 14, 2017

Petronila Flores died tragically when struck by a car in San Lorezno on February 14, 2017.  She was 75 years old.


Petronila was born in Apurimac, Peru to Roberto & Manuela (Alarcon) Flores on August 1, 1941.

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