Our special angel, Debra (Bebe) Ann Pursch, 57 years of age went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 24. She leaves behind brothers David Pursch, Perry Bonelli, sister Danielle Hilton and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Edith Bonelli, Leo Bonelli, Jack Pursch and brother Don (Buzz) Pursch. Debra will be greatly missed.
The family would like to thank the amazing staff at the Miracle Lane House for the excellent care they provided for Debra these past eleven years.
Christine K. Young, age 64, went home to be with the Lord peacefully on Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:55a.m.
Ms. Christine K. Young, a devout Christian, was born October 10, 1952 in Taipei, Taiwan. Her life was a demonstration of her devotion to God, her dedication, and commitment to the industry she served and the people she came into contact with through the strength that came from her Lord Jesus Christ.
Ms. Christine K. Young’s surviving by 2 brothers, 1 sister, and 9 nieces and nephews will miss her dearly.
A memorial service and celebration of life for Ms. Christine K. Young will be held at a later date. Family and friends will be notified.
87, died on Sunday, September 12, 2016 with her daughter by her side. She was born in Albany, CA on July 13, 1929. Raised and educated in Berkeley, CA. Luella was a bookkeeper for the Retail Clerks Credit Union in Vallejo, CA, a union representative for American Physicians and Dentists and architectural administrator for the Harbor Bay Isle Homeowner’s Association in Alameda, CA. She was a board member of the Berkeley Co-op, and for the Gate View Towers Homeowner’s Assoc. in Albany, CA, founding member of the Coalition of Labor Union Women, member of Clerical Union local 29. She was a beloved Mother, friend, an avid reader, writer, gardener, poet, artist and loved her two dogs, Madison and Dolly. Luella lived in the San Francisco Bay area until retiring to Albuquerque, NM in 2002. Her daughter joined her in 2008 to care for her during her long illness. Luella is survived by sons, Stephen Zuerner of California; Stuart Hanberry of Angier, NC and daughter Lynn Worrell of Albuquerque, NM. Preceded in death by former late Husband John M. Hanberry and former late Husband Donald Zuerner. In lieu of fl owers, memorial contributions may be made to Presbyterian Hospice of NM or Alzheimer’s Association.
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Passed away peacefully July 20, 2016. Preceded by parents, Albert and Effie Martinez, brother Donald. Survived by sisters Christella and Jaequi. Many relative and friends.
Native of San Francisco St. Peter’s Alumni, legal secretary.
Services: Aug. 31, 2016, St. Peter’s Church
10:00am – Rosary
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Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery after reception.
Elsie I. Smith of San Francisco died peacefully June 13, 2016 at Peninsula Reflections in Colma at age 93.
She was born March 19, 1923 in Gonzales to Mary and Joe Sala. She graduated at King City High School in 1942, and received further education at Rudolph Schaeffer and University of Chicago schools of design.
In 1949, she founded LC Interiors on San Francisco’s Columbus Ave. During the fifties and sixties, she opened designer quality furniture showrooms on Clement and Union Sts. While Elsie Smith searched the world for fine antiques and reproductions, she commissioned skilled artisans to produce her designs. Elsie’s discerning eye in selecting unusual furniture and decorations became apparent. As a result, LC Interiors became a popular source for interior designers. Her private estate collection may be browsed at elsiesmithinc.com or by visiting her 2285 Palou Ave. warehouse showoom in San Francisco. For more info about her estate, call 415-391-0717.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law Drake and Saengdao Smith of San Francisco, and sister, Irene Rider of Salinas.
Private services will be held at Holy Trinity Cemetary in Greenfield.
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