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Alyce Alexander

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
Alyce Elenore Alexander of Watsonville died on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. She was 93.
A strong willed women with a heart of gold. She made her own rules and lived her life right. She's always been know to put up a fight, never to back down to anyone's plight. She lived every day to the fullest.
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Wayne Lopes

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
Wayne Louis Lopes died on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 in Gardnerville Health and Rehabilitation Center in Gardnerville. He was 79.
Mr. Lopes was born in Los Banos and spent his early life growing up on a dairy farm. His family moved to Santa Clara during his school years where he graduated high school. At one time he went
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Ben Umeda

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
Ben Umeda of Watsonville died on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 at his home. He was 92. 
Mr. Umeda was born in Selma on Oct. 22, 1923 and was a resident of Watsonville for over 62 years. He worked as a pharmacist at May Way Pharmacy for 40 years and was a dedicated member of the Watsonville Buddhist Temple and the
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Ralph “Rudy” Sandoval, Sr.

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
Ralph "Rudy" Sandoval, Sr. was born July 19, 1934 to his parents Ascension and Antonia Sandoval in Watsonville. He was raised in Pajaro with his brothers, John, Manuel, Sal and sisters, Alice and Cora. He went to local schools and graduated from Watsonville High School in 1955. In 1956 he joined the US Air Force and served actively until 1960.
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James William Washington

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
Dec. 7, 1933,Aug. 18, 2016
James William Washington passed away peacefully at his home in Aptos after a long illness.
Jim was born in Phoenix, AZ to Thomas and Elizabeth Washington. His family moved several times during his youth and finally settled in Watsonville where he attended elementary school. He graduated from Watsonville High School in 1952 and attended Hartnell
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Ralph ‘Rudy’ Sandoval Sr.

Posted: Monday, Aug 22nd, 2016
FREEDOM -- Ralph "Rudy" Sandoval, Sr. died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in Freedom with his family by his side. He was 82.
A native of Watsonville, Mr. Sandoval lived his entire life here until two years ago when he moved to Hollister. He was an active community member and very involved as a baseball
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Yukio Nagata

Posted: Monday, Aug 22nd, 2016
Yukio (Yuki) Nagata peacefully passed away at his home on August 15, 2016, two days after his 84th birthday.
Yuki was born in Garden Grove, CA on August 13, 1932 and during World War II he and his family were sent to an Internment Camp in Poston, AZ. After the War his family moved to the Fresno area to find
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Douglas Dewart

Posted: Friday, Aug 19th, 2016
  SANTA CRUZ -- Douglas Calvin Dewart died peacefully at Renown Hospital in Reno, Nev. on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, after having put up a courageous struggle with cancer with his devoted wife, Terry and family by his bedside. He was 73.
Mr. Dewart was born on March 1, 1943 in San Mateo to Elmer and Roseanna (Freeborn) Dewart. His
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Julio Rodriguez

Posted: Friday, Aug 19th, 2016
WATSONVILLE -- Julio "Slymmer" Rodriguez died on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 surrounded by his wife and children after a battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was 44.
Mr. Rodriguez was born on Jan. 29, 1972 in Watsonville. He attended H.A. Hyde Elementary School, Rolling Hills Middle School and Watsonville High School. In 1993 he
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Donald G. Hubbard

Posted: Friday, Aug 19th, 2016
December 12, 1934 to August 11, 2016
Don was born in Watsonville and raised in Aromas. He was the first child of Ellsworth L. and Edith M. Hubbard. Don had an insatiable thirst for knowledge and was a voracious reader. He was Valedictorian of his class at Aromas Grammar School and a member of the Boy Scouts of
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Jean “Grammy” Foote

Posted: Friday, Aug 19th, 2016
Jean "Grammy" Foote passed away with her family by her side on the morning of August 13, 2016. She was 80 years old. 
Jean was born in Holtville, CA on January 20, 1936. Jean met her husband, Norm, in El Centro, CA and the two were married on January 18, 1958. Later that year they moved to Watsonville, CA, had
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Manuel Caballero

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 17th, 2016
Manuel Raul Caballero died unexpectedly Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016 from heart failure. He was 63.
  Mr. Caballero worked and lived in the Watsonville area for the majority of his life. He attended E.A. Hall Middle School and Watsonville High School. He served in the United States Navy and worked for the City of Watsonville for 14 Years. Most recently
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Alice Baptista

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 17th, 2016
Alice Marie Baptista died at Pacific Coast Manor in Capitola on Saturday, August 13, 2016. She was 80.
Mrs. Baptista was born in Watsonville to Joseph and Mary Fraga. She worked as a teacher's aide and for a time at Wendy's but she was most proud of being able to care for her family. She loved family get-togethers
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Julio “Slymmer” Rodriguez

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 17th, 2016
Julio "Slymmer" Rodriguez passed away at the age of 44 on August 10, 2016 after a battle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was surrounded by his wife and children.
Julio was born on January 29, 1972 in Watsonville, California. He attended H. A. Hyde Elementary School, Rolling Hills Middle School, and Watsonville High School. In
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Lawrence Slavich

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
Resident of Watsonville
Larry, age 93, entered into rest on August 8. Beloved husband of the late Margaret, and nephew Vincent. He is survived by his nephew John Chargin. Larry attended Santa Clara University and Stanford. He taught at Watsonville High School. Funeral will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Chapel of Roses in San Jose, on Saturday, August 20
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Robert Allen (Buddy) Holbrook

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
January 3, 1943 - August 10, 2016
Resident of Sacramento
Bob passed away peacefully at home from Multiple System Atrophy, Parkinson Variant, at age 73 with his wife, Judy, and his daughter, Yvonne by his bedside. He was born in Watsonville, CA to parents, Paul and Dorothy Holbrook. Most of his life was spent in the Monterey Bay area with
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