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Janice Crawshaw

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Janice Kay Crawshaw died on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 in a car accident in New Mexico, enroute to move back to California. She was 68.
She was born on Aug. 14, 1946 in Berkeley and grew up in Watsonville. She graduated from Monte Vista Christian and later received her master's in religion and social services. She

Sharon Culbertson

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
October 7th, 1936 - December 12th, 2014
Resident of Aptos
Sharon Mary Culbertson passed away peacefully at home in Aptos on December 12th, 2014 at the age of 78. Sharon was born on October 7th, 1936 to Jack and Mary Johnson Lipscomb in Detroit Michigan. She spent her childhood growing up in Royal Oak Michigan and graduated from Shrine High

Glafira Fernandez Barragan

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Glafira Fernandez Barragan, a long-time resident of Watsonville, died peacefully at her home on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. She was 75.
The daughter of Guadalupe Valencia and Primitivo Fernandez, she was born on Aug. 31, 1939. She was a native of Mexico and became a resident of Watsonville for 49 years.
She was most proud

Paula Herrera

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Paula A. Herrera died in Watsonville on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. She was 88.
She was born in San Luis Portosi Mexico and lived in Watsonville all of her adult life. She was a cannery worker for Green Giant for more than 40 years. She loved music, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Arthur F. Siqueiros

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
Arthur F. Siqueiros died December 13th, 2014. His family ever-present at his bedside during his last days. He was loved very much by all who knew him, and especially loved by his family. His wit, his outlook on life, his ability to listen and give sage advice was appreciated by all who had occasion to talk a problem over with

Douglas Jerrold Miller

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
Douglas Jerrold Miller, born September 12, 1925, in San Francisco, CA; died Saturday, November 22, 2014, in Dallas, TX after a long illness. He grew up in San Mateo, Glen Ellen, and Santa Rosa, CA, and served as a signalman in the United States Navy during World War II.
After the end of the war, Mr. Miller completed his

Donna Gospodnetich Jensen

Posted: Monday, Dec 15th, 2014
HAYWARD -- Donna Mae Gospodnetich Jensen died on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in Hayward with her family by her side. She was 79.
She was born in Santa Maria to George Gospodnetich and Ida Mesquite on May 3, 1935. She attended grammar and high school in Watsonville. She was married to Otto Jensen for 53 years when he passed away

Barbara Tucker

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
APTOS -- Barbara Young Glover Tucker died peacefully in her home in Aptos surrounded by family and friends after a two-year battle with lung cancer. She was 76.
Known as Bobby or Nani by her grandchildren, Mrs. Tucker was raised in Pasadena, the granddaughter of California Governor C. C. Young (1926), attended Westridge High School for Girls and

Fumiko Okamoto

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
  ROYAL OAKS -- Fumiko Okamoto died at her home in Royal Oaks on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was 78.
  Mrs. Okamoto was born in Kagoshima, Japan and immigrated California in 1960, first settling in San Mateo and then moved to Watsonville in 1965. Her love for gardening influenced her in opening the H. Okamoto Nursery where she worked and

Dorothy Wilkerson

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Dorothy Wilkerson died peacefully at home Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014.  She was 86. 
Born in Gaastra, Mich., she graduated valedictorian from Stambaugh High School in 1946.  After graduation, she left Michigan and moved to Seattle, Wash. She soon landed her first job with the phone company and eventually transferred to Portland, Ore. It was there she

Ramona Medley Ingersoll

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
January 18, 1930 ~ November 26, 2014 
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Ramona Ingersoll on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Mom was surrounded by her family when she stepped on a rainbow and joined her beloved husband of 56 years, Roy Ingersoll. Our only consolation lies in knowing that her spirit lives on

Shirley A. Vasquez

Modified: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
Shirley A. Vasquez passed away peacefully Sunday, November 30, 2014, at the age of 76 with her 3 Sons by her side after a short battle with cancer. She was a native of Watsonville, California. She is proceeded in death by Parents William Sr. and Inez Nunes of Watsonville, Ca., Husband Gilbert L. Vasquez Sr. of Watsonville, Ca., Brother Oscar

Robert Allen Grimsley

Modified: Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014
Aug. 30, 1946, Dec. 7, 2014 
Resident of Watsonville
Services will be held on Friday in Santa Cruz, for Robert Grimsley who passed away at his Watsonville home this past weekend.   Born in El Paso, Texas, he was 68 years old. "Bobby" as he was affectionately known to his family and friends, was a member of the Santa Cruz County

Betty Leon

Posted: Monday, Dec 8th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Betty Leon died from a long illness surrounded by her family at Dominican Hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. She was 79.
  Mrs. Leon lived in Watsonville for the past 12 years. She loved to cook and spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
  Mrs. Leon is survived by her sons, Sam Jr., James,

Domingos Sousa

Posted: Monday, Dec 8th, 2014
WATSONVILLE -- Domingos Sousa died on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at Dominican Hospital after a brief illness. He was 77.
Mr. Sousa was a native of St. George, Azores Islands. He had lived Watsonville since 1969 and was a retired worker in the apple industry. He was known for his extensive vegetable garden at his home.
  He is survived by

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