Betty Jean Willson Tarp, loving mom, grandma, great-grandma and friend, began eternity with her Lord on Friday, October 19, 2007. Born to Ed and Nellie Willson on Monday, April 5, 1926, Betty's first home was the Tilton Ranch in Morgan Hill where her father worked as foreman. Moving to San Martin when she was 6 years old, Betty lived on the 3,200-acre Ramelli cattle ranch. She attended San Martin Elementary School and would sometimes take her lamb "Pudgy" to school!
Antonia "Toni" Rabenorth Churchill, beloved wife, friend, high seas cruiser, entertainer, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and generous friend, died in her Ridgemark home at 8:15 P.M. on August 18, 2010, surrounded by her family and friends.
Roberta Louise Ruhland, 90 of Hilo, Hawaii died on Monday, February 16, 2009 at her residence. She was born on October 8, 1918 in Vermillion, South Dakota. A celebration of her life was held on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at Hale Kahakai in Hilo. She is survived by: Guy (Chris Sherrill) Ruhland of Tehachapi, CA, Greg (Marie) Ruhland of Hilo, HI, Gary Ruhland of Grover Beach, CA, Gail Ruhland of Pacifica, CA, and 6 grand children
Mona was born in Gilroy, CA and attended schools in Morgan Hill. She leaves her mother Alicia (Alice) Marquez Gonzales (David) from Gilroy, her sister, Julia Ann (Julie) Zollin (Steve), of OR, and her brother, Manuel Avena, Jr. of Susanville. She was preceded in death by her father Manuel Avena, Sr. of Riverbank, CA. The apples of her eye were nephews; Zachary Gutierrez and Noah Zollin, and niece Carolin Zollin. She leaves many uncles, aunts, and a multitude of cousins. Mona worked 20 years for the County of Santa Clara. She will be greatly missed.
A visitation will begin Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 10:00 A.M., followed by a funeral service at 1:00 P.M., both at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 7999 Miller Ave., Gilroy. Cndolences to www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.
There will be a celebration of life for Robert Wood Sunday, August 23rd, 2015, at Kirigin Cellars, located at 3255 Day Road, Gilroy, CA 95020. Please be sure to enter on the Day Road entrance of Kirigan Cellars. The luncheon will take place from 12:00P.M. to 5:00 P.M. In lieu of memorial contributions, if you would like to bring an appetizer or dessert, that would be greatly appreciated. Deceased's funeral arrangements: Johnson Funeral Home.