Bass was the husband of Martha, and father of C. Daniel Bass, Jr.(Elizabeth) and Elizabeth Richards (David). He is survived by 4 grandchildren, brother David.
His funeral was First Baptist Church of Evergreen with an interment, Ft. Logan National Cemetery.
Contributions can be made to Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Office of Institutional Advancement, GGBTS, 201 Seminary Drive, Mill Valley, CA 94941-3163 or First Baptist Church of Evergreen.
Margaret (Peggy) Reid Blatchford, of Mill Valley, California passed away Saturday October 12th, 2013.
According to her obituary in the SF Chronicle, Blachford was born in Yonkers, New York on December 6th, 1936, she attended The Masters School and Skidmore College.
She moved to San Francisco in 1958 where she married her husband, J. David Blatchford. In 1977, she and her family moved to Madrid, Spain where they lived for five wonderful years experiencing the culture and traveling throughout Europe. She adored art, nature and children and dedicated her life to her community.
Many organizations benefited from her tireless service including St. John's Episcopal Church, the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Family Service Agency of Marin. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, J. David Blatchford; her daughters Margot Piper and Katie Magner; her three grandchildren Sadie, Fletcher and Reid; and her dog Kipper.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco or St. John's Episcopal Church Children's Choir. Services were held at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ross, California on Friday October 18th.
Marjorie Driscoll Connolly, 1926-2013, The long time Mill Valley resident passed away Oct.22 of natural causes.
According to her obituary in the Marin IJ, Her family and friends were with her as she peacefully left our presence. Those who know Marjorie consider her truly a unique original - eloquent, complex, shy, and private woman who possessed strength, conviction, independence, and character.
The charm, grace, humor, compassion, and love she brought upon others are forever remembered and lives' on. Born and raised in Brookline, MA on August 8, 1926, Marjorie attended college, married Bart Connolly, III, raised their family, and traveled the world throughout Bart's distinguished military service to our country.
A devout and ardent supporter of the Saint Hilary Catholic Church in Tiburon, California and local community she lived a life of ministry advocating spirituality, social change, education, and advancement for all. Her joy of life was the grace of God, love she received and shared with others, and her natural and extended community family.
She is survived by her daughter (Diane Ware) and son (Bart IV) of Talent, OR and Vista, CA, respectively, and her grand and great grandchildren. Her sister's family (Rick, Jeff, and Charlie Hall) were forever in her life and love. A memorial service at Saint Hilary Catholic Church in Tiburon, California and interment with her husband in Annapolis, MD is pending.
The family request in lieu of flowers that donations be contributed to Saint Hilary Catholic Church in Tiburon, California or the Belvedere-Tiburon Library.
James Frederick Jaeckle, (1926-2013) In the company of his family, Jim Jaeckle, a long-time resident of Mill Valley, peacefully passed away on October 13th.
According to his obituary posted in the Marin IJ, Jaeckle was born in Dunsmuir, California on July 26, 1926, Jim moved to the Bay Area after serving in the Navy.
He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University and taught physical education and coached at Francisco Junior High School in San Francisco before retiring after 30 years of service.
After his retirement Jim continued his interest in all sports. He fished throughout his life and enjoyed sharing and introducing this activity to others. He was an avid reader, learned to fabricate jewelry, and worked to become an accomplished painter. He also enjoyed playing golf, and spent many summers traveling in the United States and Europe with his wife Dixie.
Jim is survived by Dixie, his wife of 57 years, a daughter Pam from Los Angeles, CA and a son Will from Bloomington, IL.
Wilbur G. Lee, Dec. 01, 1932- Oct. 25, 2013
According to his obituary in the SF Chronicle, Wilbur passed away peacefully due to complications from his stroke, with his loving family surrounding him.
He is survived by his wife Esther, his daughter Lorrie Lee Rey and son-in-law James Rey, his daughter Jackie Lee, son Glenn Lee, and his grandsons Spenser and Parker Rey.
He will also be missed by his siblings and their families: Amy and John Lee, Winfield and Debbie Lee, Tom and Diane Lee, Wanda and Allen King, and Wilson Lee and May Ng, as well as his many nephews and nieces.
Wilbur received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from UC Berkeley.
He was the co-owner of Red Cart Market in Mill Valley, co-publisher of The San Francisco Advertiser, and the president of the Pet Club stores throughout the Bay Area.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at Halsted N. Gray-Carew & English, 1123 Sutter St., SF, CA 94109. Interment, Chinese Six Company Cemetery, Daly City, CA
Michael J. Murphy, 81, passed away on October 19, 2013 at the Novato, CA home he shared with Anne Murphy, his wife of 55 years. Born in Wexford, Ireland on April 18, 1932, Mike was reared in Kilkenny and graduated from University College Dublin with a degree in civil engineering.
According to his obituary posted in the SF Chronicle, after working on Baffin Island, Mike returned to Kilkenny where he met and married Anne. The couple followed opportunity to Montreal, Canada, where they raised five children while Mike worked for Alcan and earned a graduate degree in business from McGill University.
A job change brought Mike to Bechtel and later took the family to Mill Valley, CA.
Throughout Mike's Bechtel career, which included extended stints in locales such as Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, and Chile, Mike and Anne considered Marin their true home. Mike loved a good party, family get-togethers, and entertaining with Anne. His charm, wry wit, and generous spirit will be deeply missed by all who knew him, most especially Anne, sons Declan (wife Kajsa), Niall, Brian, and Gavin (wife Leila), daughter Deirdre (husband Philip), eight grandchildren, and two step-granddaughters.
Friends are invited to a memorial at 4 PM on November 8 at the Outdoor Art Club, 1 W Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley, CA. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Vincent De Paul Society of Marin County or Marin Food Bank. Our deep appreciation to Hospice by the Bay for their compassionate support.
Deborah Lynn Ross, July 11, 1957 - Oct. 9, 2013
According to her obituary in the Marin IJ, Ross was an administrative assistant to the Chief of Police, Mill Valley, devoted wife, loving aunt, loyal sister, literary scrabble player Deborah was known for kind words, dry humor and discreet silence. Keep calm and carry on marked her approach to cancer treatment which Deborah battled for a number of years.
Deborah's sense of adventure was fulfilled in part by roughing it in Alaska and Wyoming along with her husband Fred, as well as travel. She also fancied Jane Austin and enjoyed high tea in Victoria, B.C.
Deborah is remembered by her spiritual brothers and sisters in the Mill Valley congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses for her zealous part in sharing her hope in God's Kingdom as the hope for bringing peace to mankind. Her conviction took her even to war-torn regions to share this hope, including El Salvador and Northern Ireland.
Deborah believed that her death is like a deep sleep which God will wake her from to a peaceful earth where he will wipe out every tear from the eye and death and mourning and pain will be no more. (Rev.21:3,4).
A memorial service was held at the Mill Valley Community Center Saturday, October 19. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mill Valley Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, 11 Knoll Lane, Mill Valley, CA 94941.
Mildred (Obradovich) Radovich, 1917-2013
According to her obituary posted in the SF Chronicle, Millie, 95, passed peacefully on October 16th, 2013 in Beverly Hills CA, surrounded by her devoted and loving family. A first generation American, she was born in Steelton PA and raised there by her parents George and Petra (Vorkapich) Obradovich, whom she adored. They relocated to San Francisco in 1945 to be near her older brother, the late Archimandrite Dositei of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
In retirement, she moved to Los Angeles where she resided happily for the remainder of her life. She is survived by her children Anita (Klipa) Dorich of Los Angeles and John Radovich of Mill Valley CA, her granddaughter Anastasia Radovich, and her children-in-law William Dorich and Mary (Kollias) Radovich. Mom and Grandma, with her unconditional love and support, will be deeply missed but forever lovingly remembered.
Private services and interment at Serbian Cemetery, Colma CA.
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