Passed away peacefully at his home in Petaluma on September 13, 2010; joining his parents, Julia and Leland and son Paul. A native of WY, he came to CA in 1963 and had a long and successful career in the food industry, culminating as President of Del Monte frozen foods and the VP of National Sales for Supherb Farms. A nationally ranked bridge player, he also collected fine wines and dedicated many years to coaching youth soccer. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 47 years, Sue of Petaluma; daughter, Kirsten Achilles Poon (Thomas); sister, Sharon Johnson (Jerry) of WY; sisters-in-law, Glenda Rothacher (Terry) of MT and Beverly Smedstad (Arnold) of MN; adopted son, Rene Sidler (Petra) and their son Ryan of Switzerland; ten nieces and nephews; and his cherished grandchildren Chloe and Quentin and beloved dogs, Kelsey-Mia and Emmie. Age: 69 years. Friends and family are invited to attend the Funeral Service, Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at PARENT-SORENSEN MORTUARY & CREMATORY, 850 Keokuk St., Petaluma. Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity.