Born in Ute, Iowa. Long term resident of Santa Rosa. Worked for many years as office manager for Bates Logging in Cloverdale. Passed away peacefully at the Golden Living Center in Petaluma on November 23. Survived by his sons Dean and Neal, and his loving extended family. The last survivor of ten brothers and sisters. Memorial service to be held at the Santa Rosa Bible Church, 4575 Badger Rd., Santa Rosa at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2012. SANTA ROSA MORTUARY EGGEN AND LANCE CHAPEL 545-3747.