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Miriam 'Betty' Bertelsen, March 3, 1922-Nov. 30, 2013. Courtesy legacy.com
Marilyn Leonard January 15, 2014 at 01:19 pm
Condolences to her family and friends. She will be missed.
Larry Arzie January 15, 2014 at 01:31 pm
Everyone I worked with liked Betty. She will be missed.
Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz January 15, 2014 at 07:18 pm
Condolences 2 Family & Friends.
Los Gatos resident Daniel Thomas Buist was born in Los Angeles on June 27, 1928.  He died Oct. 22, 2013 with his family by his side. He was 85. Photo courtesy Legacy.com
Ethan Harmer January 14, 2014 at 10:15 am
My condolences to Anne and family. This is a huge loss for the community.
Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz January 14, 2014 at 02:51 pm
Condolences & Prayes 2 the Family & Friends. Thank U 4 UR Service in defending The U S A!Read More 🇺🇸
Marilyn Leonard January 14, 2014 at 02:52 pm
Thank you to him for his service, and condolences to his friends and family. I'm sure he will beRead More greatly missed.
Lois Zabel Banke, March 3, 1926-Dec. 1, 2013. Courtesy Los Gatos Holy Cross Lutheran Church
Sarah Tarver April 2, 2014 at 12:19 pm
Thank you for posting the obituary of Lois Zabel Banke. I was looking for information on her, as IRead More had not heard from her in over 10 years. She was my beloved piano teacher for 5 years when I studied for my degree plus some post grad in music from The University of Texas in Austin, TX from 1946-1951. I am so sad to read of her death. She was a wonderful musician and person. Thank you.
The Rev. Dean Charles Ellern, June 26, 1936-Nov. 27, 2013. Courtesy Kirk Ellern
Timothy Scott Gorsulowsky December 10, 2013 at 01:46 pm
May God richly Bless the family during this most difficult time. It is a Blessing to have ourRead More Pastors that give their life to Preaching the Lord's word.
Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz December 10, 2013 at 07:10 pm
My Condolences 2 The Family & Friends.
Marilyn Leonard December 10, 2013 at 10:09 pm
My thoughts are with the family and friends. Be strong.
UN Photo/Pernaca Sudhakaran: Nelson Mandela addresses the Special Committee Against Apartheid on June 22, 1990, at the United Nations in New York.
Timothy Scott Gorsulowsky December 10, 2013 at 01:42 pm
That is an outstanding gesture, I'm sure the family will appreciate the gracious respect offered byRead More others.
Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz December 10, 2013 at 07:09 pm
Marvelous!
Marilyn Leonard December 10, 2013 at 10:08 pm
Kudos! What a great man. He will be missed.
UN Photo/Pernaca Sudhakaran
Ethan Harmer December 5, 2013 at 08:48 pm
R.I.P. Madiba. The world benefited from your wisdom and human nature.
Marilyn Leonard December 5, 2013 at 11:23 pm
The world has lost an incredible man and South Africa has lost its spiritual leader. Rest in peace,Read More Nelson.
john shots December 6, 2013 at 09:38 am
a giant among men, hamba gashle Madiba
Death notices and obituaries will be published on Los Gatos Patch free or charge on Tuesdays. Send your obits to sheila.sanchez@patch.com. Thank you. Patch graphic
Cyrus Tabari December 3, 2013 at 08:53 am
Sorry to hear this sad new. Dr. Chalmers was such a nice guy and a terrific doctor.
Jeremy Barousse December 3, 2013 at 12:34 pm
My condolences to the family. It sounds like he had an impressive medical career, something to beRead More celebrated!
Marilyn Leonard December 3, 2013 at 09:38 pm
What a great life! He will be missed. Condolences to his family and friends.
Dr. William Arthur Frey, Aug. 21, 1926-Nov. 19, 2013. Courtesy Randolph F. Frey
Marilyn Leonard November 26, 2013 at 03:33 pm
Condolences to his family, friends and former patients. He did lots of good for many people.
Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz November 26, 2013 at 07:50 pm
My Condolences 2 The Family & Friends. 🙏ing 4 all of U as well.
Mary Chichester Burns, who ran Gina's Shop in downtown Los Gatos, died Nov. 8, 2013. Patch file photo
Marilyn Leonard November 19, 2013 at 01:54 pm
Sorry to hear this. Condolences to her friends and family.
Larry Arzie November 19, 2013 at 03:21 pm
It always made me smile when I walked past Gina's. Last of the original shops that made Los GatosRead More what it WAS.
Lee Quintana November 20, 2013 at 11:14 am
Lee QuintanaI am sorry to hear of Mary's death. I always stopped in to talk and look around herRead More wonderful store whenever I walked to Town. She often kidded me that my house must look like a "little Gina's" because of all the things I have bought from her over the years. Both Mary and Gina's will be missed.
The late Los Gatos resident Gary Frederic Trovinger served as an airline pilot for more than 30 years. Photo courtesy legacy.com
Ethan Harmer November 12, 2013 at 12:21 pm
My sincere condolences to Gary's family. He was an amazing human being. You're in my thoughts andRead More prayers.
Marilyn Leonard November 12, 2013 at 03:27 pm
My sympathies to the family and friends. Take care.
Death notices and obituaries will be published on Los Gatos Patch free or charge on Tuesdays. Send your obits to sheila.sanchez@patch.com. Thank you.
Jeremy Barousse October 29, 2013 at 01:52 pm
My condolences to the families of the dear departed. I enjoyed reading about your loved one today.Read More God bless.
Marilyn Leonard October 29, 2013 at 03:10 pm
My sympathies to the families and friends of those who have just recently passed. They will beRead More missed.
MichaelJ October 29, 2013 at 03:43 pm
My prayers and love to the grieving families. You are blessed by having such wonderful people inRead More your lives.
Death notices and obituaries will be published on Los Gatos Patch free or charge on Tuesdays. Send your obits to sheila.sanchez@patch.com. Thank you.
Jeremy Barousse October 22, 2013 at 11:25 am
My sincere condolences to the families of these dearly departed. Losing a loved one is never easy,Read More but from their obits, I can tell they were very much loved!
Marilyn Leonard October 22, 2013 at 11:36 am
Los Gatos and the West Valley have lost some valuable citizens. My sympathies to their families,Read More but take solace in the love and good works these people shared with their families and their community.
Mckenna Smith October 22, 2013 at 12:16 pm
These Obituaries made me sad! :( My sympathies to their friends and family.
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