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Antonino, Peter - Santa Cruz  
Peter Antonino Oct. 13, 1929 ~ July 29, 2015 Resident of Aptos Peter "Pete" Ralph Antonino passed away peacefully, holding the hand of his beloved wife, Sandra and embraced in the love of his family and care of the Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, on July 29, 2015 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Pete was born on October 13, 1929 in Fresno, CA to Nellie and Joseph Antonino of Italian origin. He attended San Joaquin Memorial High School, graduating in 1948. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a sailor on a ship stationed in Juneau, Alaska. After returning to Fresno, he met the love of his life, Sandra Helen Scheidt, and they married on June 1, 1957. Pete and Sandra had three children. Pete accepted an opportunity to work at Sylvania in Santa Cruz, the beautiful town where both Pete and Sandra's families had spent many summers on the beach and boardwalk, and Pete and his young family moved to Aptos in April of 1968. Pete attended evening courses at Cabrillo College in Aptos and received an AA degree in Electronics. He later made a career in Quality Assurance with Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Santa Cruz. He was a proud van pool driver for many years, rising in the wee hours of the morning to pick up passengers and drive up Empire Grade to the Santa Cruz mountains facility. Pete was a loving husband and father, a devout Catholic, and he participated in many of the activities of his children. He was active in forming a Boy Scout troop in Aptos and was the first scout master. He was known and loved for his humor, smiles and laughter. Pete was a natural-born musician. He played the piano, had a magnificent, silky baritone voice, and regularly entertained the family with popular tunes from the 40' and 50's. The music gene was generously passed down to his children and grandchildren. He and Sandra enjoyed dancing and they were in a bowling league. Pete's soul mate, Sandra, joined him in eternity on August 3, 2015, within just five days of his passing. Pete is survived by his daughter Lisa and son-in-law Mike Schoessow, son Lawrence (Larry) and daughter-in-law Pamela Manganaro, son Robert and daughter-in-law Christina, grandchildren Alysha, Stefan, Arik (Schoessow), Lauren and Matthew, brothers Victor and Vincent, sister Mary (Walbeck), and his beloved dog Leo. A memorial service will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Capitola, CA on Wednesday September 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm. We invite you to give a donation in his name to the Alzheimer's Association at http://act.alz.org/goto/PeteAntonino in lieu of flowers.
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2015
Antonino, Peter and Sandra - Santa Cruz  
Peter Ralph Antonino Sandra Helen Antonino Residents of Aptos Peter "Pete" Ralph Antonino passed away peacefully, holding the hand of his beloved wife, Sandra, and embraced in the love of his family and care of the Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, on July 29, 2015. Sandra Helen (nee Scheidt) Antonino passed away August 3, 2015, just 5 days later, in the arms of her three children and care of the Dominican Hospital, due to complications of pulmonary fibrosis. Pete was born on October 13, 1929 in Fresno, CA to Nellie and Joseph Antonino of Italian origin. He attended San Joaquin Memorial High School, graduating in 1948. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard and was a sailor on a ship stationed in Juneau, Alaska. Sandra was born on June 11, 1936 in Fresno, CA to Carl and Helen Scheidt. Her mother passed away when Sandra was an infant, and she was raised by her father and stepmother, Jane. She attended Roosevelt High School, graduating in 1954. She started a career in Banking in Fresno and there she met the love of her life, Pete Antonino, and they married on June 1, 1957. Pete and Sandra had three children. Pete accepted an opportunity to work at Sylvania in Santa Cruz, the beautiful town where both Pete and Sandra's families had spent many summers on the beach and boardwalk, and the young family moved to Aptos in April of 1968. Pete attended evening courses at Cabrillo College in Aptos and received an AA degree in Electronics. He later made a career in Quality Assurance with Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Santa Cruz. Sandra resumed her career in banking and worked at several Bank of America branches in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, starting as an NCR machine operator and retiring as a loan officer. After retirement, Sandra attended courses at Cabrillo College in Aptos where she received Certified Nursing Assistant certification. Pete was a loving husband and father, a devout Catholic. He was active in forming a Boy Scout troop in Aptos and was the first scout master. He was known and loved for his humor, smiles and laughter. He was a natural-born musician, played the piano, had a magnificent, silky baritone voice and regularly entertained the family with popular tunes from the 40' and 50's. Sandra was a devout Lutheran (later converted to Catholicism) and a loving wife and mother. She was a 4-H leader and a Boy Scout district commissioner. She loved to sew, crochet, knit and embroider and was a Ninja at crossword puzzles. She studied piano as a child and was a substitute church organist and choir member. She was very supportive of the music endeavors of her children, which included violin and bass lessons. The music gene was generously passed down from both of them to their children and grandchildren. Pete and Sandra enjoyed dancing and they were in a bowling league. Pete and Sandra are survived by children Lisa, Lawrence (Larry) and Robert, grandchildren Alysha, Stefan, Arik (Schoessow), Lauren and Matthew and their beloved dog, Leo. Pete is also survived by Brothers Victor and Vincent and Sister Mary (Walbeck). A memorial service will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Capitola, CA on Wednesday September 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm. We invite you to give a donation to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at http://pulmonaryfibrosis.donorpages.com/Tribute/SandraAntonino/ .
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2015
Antonino, Sandra - Santa Cruz  
Sandra Antonino June 11, 1936 ~ August 3, 2015 Resident of Aptos Sandra Helen Antonino (nee Scheidt) passed away peacefully,in the arms of her three children, family and care of the Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, on August 3, 2015 due to complications of pulmonary fibrosis. Sandra was born on June 11, 1936 in Fresno, CA to Carl and Helen Scheidt. Her mother passed away when Sandra was an infant, and she was raised by her father and stepmother, Jane. She attended Roosevelt High School, graduating in 1954. She started a career in Banking in Fresno and there she met the love of her life, Peter (Pete) Ralph Antonino, and they married on June 1, 1957. Pete and Sandra had three children. When the family moved to Santa Cruz in 1968, Sandra resumed her career in banking and worked at several Bank of America branches in Santa Cruz and Monterey counties, starting as an NCR machine operator and retiring as a loan officer. After retirement, Sandra attended courses at Cabrillo College in Aptos where she received Certified Nursing Assistant certification. Sandra was a devout Lutheran (later converted to Catholicism, the faith of her husband) and a loving wife and mother. She gladly participated in the many activities of her children. She was a 4-H leader and a Boy Scout district commissioner. She loved to sew, crochet, knit and embroider and was a Ninja at crossword puzzles. Sandra studied piano as a child and was a substitute church organist and choir member. She was very supportive of the music endeavors of her children, which included violin and bass lessons and purchasing any of a number of musical instruments. She and Pete enjoyed dancing and they were in a bowling league. Sandra's soul mate, Pete, passed away on July 29, 2015, within just five days of her passing. Sandra is survived by her daughter Lisa and son-in-law Mike Schoessow, son Lawrence (Larry) and daughter-in-law Pamela Manganaro, son Robert and daughter-in-law Christina, grandchildren Alysha, Stefan, Arik (Schoessow), Lauren and Matthew, and her beloved dog Leo. A memorial service will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Capitola, CA on Wednesday September 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm. We invite you to give a donation in her name to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at http://pulmonaryfibrosis.donorpages.com/Tribute/SandraAntonino/ in lieu of flowers.
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2015
Ardantz, Bert - Santa Maria  
Bert Ardantz January 6, 1941 ~ August 10, 2015 Pismo Beach, CA Bert Ardantz, devoted mother, grandma, sister, aunt, mother-in-law, and friend, passed away Monday, August 10, 2015 peacefully at her home in Pismo Beach, CA after fighting a gallant battle with breast cancer. She is survived by her son Mitch, daughter-in-law Krista, granddaughters Emily, Sarah and Amanda, her sister Elizabeth Samuels, brother Jim Hubbard, first husband Henri Ardantz, and many nieces, nephews and loved ones. She was one of the originals at UCSC's Stevenson College, got accepted into UCSC's Education Program, graduating as Co-Valedictorian in 1988. Bert was an avid fan of music, learning, reading, sharing, helping & ALWAYS giving back. A "Celebration of Life" will be Sunday, September 13th, 2015, 11 am at Avila Beach Golf Resort, 6464 Ana Bay Dr., Avila Beach, CA 93424. Bring yourself & your stories as we celebrate her life & accomplishments. To leave a condolence, visit www.dudleyhoffmanmortuary.com
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2015
Boardman, Catherine Frances Hannel - Felton  
Catherine Frances Hannel Boardman April 5, 1946 – August 22, 2015 Resident of Felton On Saturday, August 22nd, we laid to rest Catherine Frances Hannel Boardman. We said goodbye to a beautiful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who led an exceptional life and was loved by all. Catherine was born on April 5, 1946 in Chatsworth, CA and preceded in death by her parents, Madeline (Homemaker) and Edgar Hannel (Aerospace Industry). Raised with horses, Catherine developed a great love for animals, especially her beloved Basenji dogs. In 1954, Catherine moved to Santa Cruz with her parents and brother, David Hannel, who passed in 1978. Catherine attended Soquel High and continued her schooling to acquire a teaching credential from San Jose State University in 1969. She began teaching immediately, and her love for her students and the passing on of knowledge was evident to all who knew her. She taught grades 1 thru 4 at Delaveaga and Gateway schools for over 25 years combined. Catherine was also an avid traveler and filled multiple passports with journeys throughout Europe; her favorite locations being Venice and Rome. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution alongside her mother, as well as the United Federation of Doll Clubs- Santa Cruz Chapter. Earlier adventures included taking part in a Mustang Club of Santa Cruz rally through the county, and winning! Catherine is survived by her husband of 44 years, Thomas Boardman; son, Chris Boardman; stepdaughter, Julie Boardman Rorden; grandchildren, Ryan Rorden, Jeanine Rorden-Gee (Nathaniel), Adrienne Rorden, and Erin Rorden-Monsivais (Michael); great-grandchildren, Haven Gee, Hyrum Gee, Adalyn Gee, Annabel Gee, Marriner Gee and Lucy Monsivais; and nephew, Dennis Hannel (Tiffany). She was preceded in death by her great-grandson, little Matthias Gee. We will cherish every moment we had with Catherine, and be forever grateful for helping us be who we are today. As we say goodbye, and pass Catherine into the loving arms of those waiting for her, we have no doubt that she is once again walking strongly and briskly through the streets of her treasured Venice. We love you Cathy and all look forward to trips together when we meet again. Services will be held on Labor Day, September 7th at 10:00 A.M. at the Oakwood Memorial Park, 3301 Paul Sweet Rd., Santa Cruz, CA 95065. If you would like to send your condolences to Catherine's family, share a memory or photo, or light a candle please visit www.scmemorial.com
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2015
Bowman, Pat (Memoriam)  
In Loving Memory Pat Bowman July 25, 1928-August 15, 2015 We remember our mother, born Patricia Ruth Sanvidge, as a vibrant, quick-witted woman ahead of her time. Born in Seattle in an era when women had few choices, she and her sister Irene graduated from the University of Washington School of Nursing. Ever intrepid, Pat promptly headed to California to work at San Francisco General Hospital where she met her husband and lifelong companion, Walt Bowman. They were loving and devoted parents to their children Leslie, Carson, Shannon, Jamie and Cameron and amazing grandparents to Anthony, Katie, Shannon, Lindsay, Evan, Brendan, Hallie, Connor and Chloe. Mom loved her great grandson Mekhi but was unable to know her second great grandson Lincoln. Pat was spirited, had a great sense of humor and boundless energy. When Walt took an overseas exchange in Llandaff, Wales she packed up the children, aged three to fourteen, and spent a year in a rural Welsh community. Open minded and politically active, she and Walt belonged to the ACLU, participated in marches and hosted James Baldwin when hotels would not. She was instrumental in helping her close friend Janet Gray Hayes become the first female Mayor of a major American city. She loved the ocean and spent much of her time in Santa Cruz where she maintained several rentals. Mom died peacefully surrounded by family members. There will be a private family celebration of Pat's life in lieu of a service.
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2015
Carroll, Jeanne Allene - Santa Cruz  
Jeanne Allene Carroll June 17, 1936 - August 24, 2015 A Longtime resident of Santa Cruz It is with great sadness that Jeanne Carroll our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister and Friend, passed away peacefully in her home on August 24, 2015. Jeanne was born in San Francisco on June 17, 1936. At age 9 she moved with her family to Santa Cruz, making it her home for the remainder of her life. She attended Santa Cruz High School where she was awarded "Outstanding Girl Athlete" in 1951. Going on to later receive her nursing degree from Cabrillo College and working for Dominican Hospital for many years. She raised five children, Steven Bell (Pati) of Washington, Betty Danner Canfield (Charles) of Santa Cruz, Robert Bell (Lori) of Ben Lomond, Judith Bell (Alain) of Paris, France, and Michelle Carroll Venezio (Jeff) of Corralitos. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ron Hagan, but her loving memory lives on through her sister, Sharyn Simmons of Las Vegas, her children, her grandchildren: Christopher Ippisch of Davis, Katelyn Ippsich Condon (Robert) of Santa Cruz, Ashleigh and Jenna Venezio of Corralitos, her great granddaughter, Emily Condon and a big family of nephews, nieces and friends. Being an avid athlete, she continued to enjoy many sports throughout her life, always cheering for her home town baseball team, the S.F. Giants. After her retirement, when she wasn't walking West Cliff Drive you could find her at Cowell's Beach, better known as "her office", where she held many meetings with family and friends as she worked on her tan. Jeanne was known for her hardworking spirit and dedication to her family and friends. We will always cherish her famous lasagna dinners! May you rest in paradise, where we know you are dancing. Forever in our hearts, we love you. Please join the family for a Celebration of Life on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 3:00 p.m. held at the Santa Cruz Yacht Club, 244 4th Ave. You are invited to honor her favorite color by wearing a little something green. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Native Animal Rescue of Santa Cruz are appreciated ( nativeanimalrescue.org ). if you would like to express your condolences to Jeanne's family, share memories or view or post photos, please visit www.scmemorial.com
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2015
Galli, Emily Christopher - Santa Cruz  
Emily Christopher Galli August 29, 1950 - July 28, 2015 47 year resident of Santa Cruz On July 28th our dear friend, aunt, mother, sister, daughter, Emily passed. After 7 months of her incredibly brave battle with leukemia, she came home to spend her final days at peace. Throughout her illness she fought quietly, unrelentingly, with strength, patience, love, faith, humor, and grace. She was cared for by many friends, family, and her daughters who she loved more than anything. Emily was born the eldest of six children on August 29, 1950 in Whittier, California to Elizabeth and Hal Stratton. She grew up and attended public school in Pasadena, Ca. She attended UC Berkeley and then UC Santa Cruz where she graduated with a degree in Organic Chemistry. She went on to earn her M.A. in Library Science from San Jose State University. She worked for over 30 years in the Santa Cruz County Library System. Together with her first husband John Christopher, she raised her three daughters in beautiful Santa Cruz. An amazing mother, she delighted in providing a rich and creative life for her family. She instilled a commitment to knowledge, health, kindness, honesty, gratitude, and integrity in her girls. In 2005 Emily met and went on to marry Geno Galli. They were instantly inseparable, and he lit up a light in her that was a joy to see for all that knew her. They played music, sang, wrote rifts, traveled, surfed, cooked together, goofed off, and just utterly adored each other. Geno lost a battle with cancer in 2008. The loss of her husband was heartbreaking for Emily. She slowly learned to find a new life and heal, but she never stopped loving or missing him. Emily's life was full and rich. She treasured time and experiences, not things. She lived a life of true integrity. She was honest to the core and it's quite possible that she never told a lie in her life. She worked hard and never cut a corner. She didn't gossip or have the itch to say something bad about a person. Emily valued her health and her mind and never stopped learning and growing. She loved quiet foggy morning walks and drinking tea with her beloved Daisy Dog in her lap. She liked adding cute emojis to the end of each one of her texts, and never let any of her daughters leave the house before telling them "I love you." Her absolute love for music- playing, singing, writing, was such a part of who she was. She played the violin and ukulele and loved taking her daughters to concerts, symphonies, operas, and performances. She loved gardening, crossword puzzles, camping, reading, trips to Santa Barbara to see her family, word and number games, penguins, napping just about anywhere, traveling, and cooking with her friends and family. She loved warm days at Seabright beach, and walks with her sister Sarah in Arana Gulch. She was many things to many people, and the most important person to many. To some she was a knitting friend, a book club friend, a Ukulele Club friend, a woman who helped someone's child with a school project, or learn to read. A second mother to many, someone to play music with, to go to for advice, a mentor, a FRIEND. If you were any of these things she loved you unconditionally. She had a childlike goofy-ness and innocence, yet the mind, heart, and wisdom of an old beautiful soul. She was brilliant, loving, kind and humble. Resilient, selfless, adaptable, and brave. She was funny, gullible, nerdy, and square but never uptight. And could always keep up with her hooligan friends and daughters. She really truly CARED. About parenting, about her career, about people, about the world. She cared about and worked for what mattered to her. From a young age she was guided by her own light. And also the light of her spirituality. She found Catholicism as an adult, yet open-heartedly pulled from many religions, ideas, and science. Even in her last days she continued to look for truth. Her absolute love and passion was being a children's librarian, and during her 30 years in serving the community, she devoted her life to being a true advocate for youth, families, and libraries. She had a desire to understand and connect with people who others did not understand, and was a voice for many who did not have a voice. She believed in prisoners rights to reading and education, and through the library helped to pioneer a program where she would bring books to the Santa Cruz County jails, thereby connecting prisoners to knowledge and to the outside world. Her friend and colleague of over 30 years said that her life's work can still be seen in the county's libraries, and that her work is still making a difference. "You can't think about Santa Cruz Youth Services without thinking of her. She showed up 100%...always". Professionally and personally, she always worked for what would best unite and serve the people. Emily was the best. She was just the best. She is so deeply missed everyday by so many. The way she lived her life and the things she accomplished impacted the world around her. The people she touched will all carry a little bit of Emily with them. To honor her we can all take the goodness that she was out into the world, allowing her spirit to gracefully and powerfully live on. She is preceded in death by her brother, Peter Stratton, Step-Father David Merrill, Mother Elizabeth Merrill, and husband Geno Galli. She is survived by her 3 daughters Rachel, Anna, and Sarah Christopher, her first husband, John Christopher, Her father and Step Mother Hal and Nancy Stratton, Sisters Maggie West, Sarah Balla, Jane Stratton, and Katie Zelko. Along with 5 step sisters, 2 step brothers, many nieces and nephews who she loved so much, and countless loving friends that she considered family. We love you, sweet Emily. Thank you for everything you were and are. Be free... In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Friends Outside, a program of the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, in Emily's name. Memorial will be held on Friday, September 11th at 1pm. Star of the Sea Church 515 Frederick St, Santa Cruz. Followed by a reception at Harvey West Scout House 326 Evergreen St Santa Cruz
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel from Aug. 23 to Aug. 30, 2015
RICKETTS, M.L. "RICK" - Santa Cruz  
M.L. (RICK) RICKETTS Oct. 22, 1922-Aug. 9, 2015 Resident of Santa Cruz Services were private for M.L. "Rick" Ricketts, a 54-year resident of Santa Cruz, who died on August 9, 2015 at the age of 92. Rick was born in the poor coal-mining town of Hudson, Wyoming to Pierce and Leora Ricketts. By 1935 the tragic deaths of both parents left him and his five siblings orphaned. It was the height of the depression, and what little possessions his parents had were stolen and the children were separated. Rick was sent to live on a ranch, where he slept in a barn and was fed only in return for long days of hard work, milking cows, planting and harvesting crops, and feeding and birthing animals. He earned what money he had by trapping muskrats and raccoons and selling their fur. Wanting to be free of his life in Wyoming, Rick traveled to Denver, Colorado in 1939 to enlist in the U.S. Navy and was sent to San Diego to complete basic training. He was proud to have served six years in the navy, serving on the USS Cunningham and the USS DD359 Winslow during WW II. He was proud to be aboard the Winslow in 1941, one of the ships in the fleet that escorted the USS Augusta, carrying President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Newfoundland where Prime Minister Winston Churchill was waiting aboard the HMS Prince of Whales. This meeting resulted in what is now known as the Atlantic Charter. To his dying day, he was devoted to the U.S. Veterans Association and was never seen without his WW II Veteran hat. Rick met Olivia at a YMCA dance in New York in 1947, later moving to Los Angeles where they married and made their life together, raising their three daughters. During that time Rick started his first small business. In 1961 the family relocated to Santa Cruz where they owned and operated Rick's Burger Pit on Mission Street until 1973 when he started his second career of building spec homes. He enjoyed gardening and was a member of the Santa Cruz County Amateur Radio Club, and the Bill Motto VFW Post 5888. His wife Olivia and preceded him in death in 2008 and his daughter, Julie in 2013. All of his siblings, Barton, Jesse, Hazel, Marjorie and Pierce L. Ricketts also preceded him in death. He is survived by daughters Loretta Smith and Sharon Struthers. Grandchildren Leora (Laszlo) Gaspar of Santa Barbara, Amy Smith, Shane (Lara) Struthers, Taura (Bob) Kimball, and Tony Cacace, all of Santa Cruz. He is also survived by five great grandchildren, Nicholas, Olivia, Logan, Shane Jr., Alec and Sebastian. He also leaves his companion and caregiver Eva Allones, and extended family members, Robby Smith of Phoenix, and Leo Gonzales of Santa Cruz. Donations may be made on his behalf to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2015
Santiago, Jose Rafael - Santa Cruz  
Jose Rafael Santiago (Col. U.S. Army ret.) May 20, 1935 - August 22, 2015 44 Year Resident of Boulder Creek "A light from our family is gone, a voice we loved so much is stilled, and God who has loved him best has taken him home. The Santiago family is mourning the loss of Jose Santiago as Heaven has called this dear precious, husband, father, and grandfather home". A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Scotts Valley Saturday, September 5, 2015 for Jose Santiago, age 80 years old, whom passed away at a San Leandro Hospital following a lengthy battle with ALS. Born in Puerto Rico, Jose earned his Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico. He came to the United States in 1960 and served his country in the US Army completing two tours in Vietnam. His career in the armed forces saw him and his young family reside in many places including: Ft. Benning, Georgia, Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland, Schofield Barracks in Hawaii; Savanna, Illinois; and a command post in the Dominican Republic. He retired following a combined 30 years in active and reserve capacities, earning the rank of Colonel. Upon completion of his service to his country, Jose enjoyed a career as a real estate agent and office manager in Santa Cruz and real estate at Cabrillo College. Throughout the Santa Cruz community he leaves many friends, colleagues, and families whom he helped in the housing market for so many years. He was a loving and devoted husband and father, with many hobbies, civic responsibilities, and affiliations that he cherished. Jose was talented with "Do It Yourself" home improvements, enjoyed automobile racing where he worked as a pit crew member for a local Alfa Romeo Racing Team. In Boulder Creek, he was a Boy Scout and Cub Scout Leader, San Lorenzo Valley Kiwanis Club member; member of the Industrial Engineering Society, and served on the Santa Cruz County Grand Jury. He was a long time parishioner of San Agustin Catholic Church in Scotts Valley where he served as a Eucharistic minister and a member of the service organization, Knights of Columbus Council # 15705. Jose, along with his beloved wife Juliana, volunteered with Catholic Engaged Encounter for 15 years presenting retreat weekends and providing regional leadership for the Diocese of Monterey. Jose loved the outdoors: BBQ, camping, traveling and was accomplished in many sports including soccer, backpacking; snow skiing, baseball and swimming. His later years found him on the same playing fields, smiling and rooting for his grandchildren in their athletic events. Jose is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Juliana Santiago of Boulder Creek, his children: son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Adrienne Santiago of Reno, NV; daughter and son-in-law Andrea and Frank Cardini of Watsonville, CA; son and daughter-in-law David and Maurine Santiago of Auburn, CA; and daughter and son-in-law Teresa and Jeff Kindred, of Ben Lomond, CA and eight grandchildren. The mass will be held at San Agustin Catholic Church (257 Glenwood Drive) in Scotts Valley beginning at 11:00am on Saturday September 5, 2015, with military honors to be rendered immediately following the mass. Committal Services will be private. Any kind acts of charity can be made in his memory to Knights of Columbus Council #15705 of San Agustin Catholic Church of Scotts Valley or to help find a cure for ALS @ www.alsa.org . Share a memory or your favorite prayers with his family through the website @ www.pacificgardenschapel.com
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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Aug. 30, 2015
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