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Robert O. Gosswiller


1921 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Robert O. Gosswiller Obituary
Robert O Gosswiller
Dec 29th 1921-May 29 2013
Resident of Scotts Valley
As a young man he traveled cross country and camped in the meadows of Yosemite Valley. He enlisted in the Army for WWII and served in the signal corp in Luzon, New Guinea, and at the liberation of the Southern Philippines. He graduated from UCLA with an electrical engineering degree and worked for IBM until he retired. He was an active member of SIRS.
He married the love of his life Elizabeth Jeanne Van Dorn in 1948, who preceded him in death last year. His creative outlets included jewelry making, building pottery, and writing poetry. He was a deeply romantic person at heart. He was a peacemaker, and always joyful, with a twinkle in his eyes. He is survived by his sons Robert Jr., Ric (Paulette), and Ron (Brigid). He has five grandchildren and twelve great grand children.

Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on June 8, 2013
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