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Rodney Pain

Jul 29, 1945 - Nov 25, 2023

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Rodney David Lincoln Pain, age 78, of El Cerrito, California passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2023. Rodney was born in San Diego.

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Lori R. Luis

Nov 28, 1968 - Jan 29, 2024

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El Cerrito, CA

Lori R. Luis November 28, 1968 – January 29, 2024 Lori is survived by spouse Richard, parents Don and Ralene, twin sister Sheri, niece Katelin, nephew Brandon, brother-in-law Ryan, mother-in-law Laura and father-in-law R.O.. Lori and her sister were very active in 4-H from the age of nine through high school and showed dogs and Continue Reading x Lori R. Luis November 28, 1968 - January 29, 2024 Lori R. Luis November 28, 1968 – January 29, 2024 Lori is survived by spouse Richard, parents Don and Ralene, twin sister Sheri, niece Katelin, nephew Brandon, brother-in-law Ryan, mother-in-law Laura and father-in-law R.O.. Lori and her sister were very active in 4-H from the age of nine through high school and showed dogs and rabbits. She also went on to show dogs competitively as a Junior Handler in AKC events. Lori loved dogs, especially American Staffordshire Terriers and her final show dog, Tara, a miniature Schnauzer. According to many of my coworkers, she made the “best damn cookies” they ever had. Chocolate chip was her specialty, which won multiple blue ribbons through 4-H and at county fairs. Lori loved the beach more than anywhere. She constantly drove to Stinson or Ocean beach whenever she was in the Bay Area. In Thousand Oaks, she visited Santa Monica beach, among many others, and Coronado when in San Diego. It seemed she had visited any beach you could name between Bodega Bay and Coronado. She visited and explored every beach on Kauai. Not a swimmer, she would sail on San Francisco Bay without a life jacket. She owned a life jacket, but it was considered uncouth by her fellow thrill-seeking sailors to actually wear it. She did love her insulated, water-resistant sailing jackets and pink Sperry deck shoes. Lori and her twin sister inherited her father’s love for sports cars and fine automobiles. Due to the weather and road conditions in San Antonio her last car was Ruby, a red and black 2-door, 4WD Jeep Wrangler Sport. She and her niece inherited an interest in family history and genealogy from her mother. She was an active member of the Dallas and San Antonio branches of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She took up bike riding in Texas to substitute for her beloved hikes in her native California. As a couple, we took many long and lovely rides around White Rock Lake in Dallas. She spent hours on her treadmill and long neighborhood walks to strengthen her lungs and physical endurance to stave off the need for asthma medication. A devoted foodie, Lori loved going out to good restaurants, where she always ordered a California Chardonnay with dinner. She loved cooking her favorite complicated dishes at home. She enjoyed shopping in William Sonoma and Sur la Table for just the right cooking device. We spent many happy hours dancing in the kitchen and dining room while preparing dinner. Lori was absolutely passionate about jewelry and gemstones. She had a great eye for color and “millimeter gauge” eyes. She was a Graduate Gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America and a Certified Gemologist of the American Gem Society and was active in both the San Franciso and Dallas GIA Alumni Associations. Boundlessly curious, she constantly pursued continuing professional education and received numerous additional certifications including Graduate Diamonds, Graduate Pearls and Jewelry Forensics over her 35-year career. She spent twelve very productive and happy years with John and Marian Garfolo at Stephen-Hill Jewelry Designers in San Rafael, California. Trips to jewelry shows, designers and manufacturers in Switzerland, Sweden, Thailand, Greece, France and Germany both satiated and fueled her passion for jewelry. She never left the house without a loupe on her person, typically in a designer handbag. Lori was discerning and meticulous in both her professional and private life. She was hard working, but she was also great at playing and having a good time. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her. To plant a tree in memory of Lori R. Luis, please visit our Tribute Store . Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory @media print { .condolence.print-hide { display: none !important; } } Leave a Message, Share a Memory See Condolences Plant a tree in memory of Lori An environmentally friendly option. Plant a Tree Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. 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Bonnie J. Janssen

Died : Jan 05, 2024

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El Cerrito, CA

Bonnie J. Janssen Passed away January 5, 2024, at age 80. She is survived by her husband, Alf, who had been with her over 54 years. Also living are two sisters (Christine and Joanne), two nieces, and four nephews. A longtime Fremont resident, Bonnie was born in Los Angeles. She Continue Reading x Bonnie J. Janssen Date of Death: January 5, 2024 Bonnie J. Janssen Passed away January 5, 2024, at age 80. She is survived by her husband, Alf, who had been with her over 54 years. Also living are two sisters (Christine and Joanne), two nieces, and four nephews. A longtime Fremont resident, Bonnie was born in Los Angeles. She soon relocated to Sacramento, where she really enjoyed her years at El Camino High School and made lifelong friends. She enrolled at UC/Berkeley and graduated in 1965 with a B.A. In Geography. After earning a teaching credential from San Francisco State University, Bonnie taught at a Richmond, California elementary school for a year. When a friend told her about a Fremont Main Library job opening, she applied and was chosen. Her initial role was with Bookmobile services. Stints with children’s services in multiple branches followed. During this period, she spent evenings preparing the dissertation which led to her award of a Master of Science in Library Services Degree from San Jose State University. Bonnie made increased use of storytelling, using versatile skills involving costumes, stage sets/props, and the use of puppets. Team storytelling soon became a prominent part of her repertoire. She joined and toured with a professional storytelling team, the Ninny Hammers. She helped organized the first Bay Area Storytelling Festival. Bonnie attended several of the National Storytelling Festivals in Jonesborough, Tennessee and expanded her network of contacts beyond the Bay Area. Early on she joined the California Library Association and later became an active member of the American Library Association. Prior to Bonnie’s residential move from Sunnyvale to Fremont in 1995, she was a member of Sunnyvale’s Library Advisory Board. Bonnie qualified for the city’s Leadership Sunnyvale team and and helped organize and carry out earthquake safety drills in the neighborhoods. Eventually Bonnie became head of Children’s Services at Fremont Main Library, where she was instrumental in overseeing the Booklegger Program, a cooperative venture with area schools to promote reading. She retired in 2009 after a library career spanning 38 years. At her retirement party there were the customary tributes. Then, the decibel level went up sharply as the Pyronauts played a rousing set of surf rock. Bonnie even got an impromptu drum lesson after the set. She stayed connected with current and retired library staff by ay attending monthly birthday lunches honoring current and retired staff whose birthdays fell on the current month. Bonnie often spent weekends at storytelling events/festivals. She also enjoyed day trips to Bay Area beaches, parks, and open space districts. Weekends also meant Bonnie could join Alf and attend Bay Area surf-rock performances at various venues. As for vocal-based rock, she never wavered in her preference for Beatles music after attending their Cow Palace concert in San Francisco. She looked forward to vacations by car and visits to friends and relatives in the Tahoe area, Reno, Idaho, Washington, and Oregon. Donations in memory of Bonnie can be made to Stanford Medicine: Medical Center Development. Call (650) 725-4360 to arrange the contribution. Specify Cardiology Research, Cardiovascular Institute Research, or Cancer (type: where most needed) Research There will be no public memorial service. Interment will be private (at Sunset View Cemetery, El Cerrito, CA). To plant a tree in memory of Bonnie J. Janssen, please visit our Tribute Store . 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Mr. James E. Duffy

May 10, 1952 - Jan 21, 2024

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El Cerrito, CA

James, loving husband, brother, and uncle died after a long illness on January 21 at the age of 71. He was born in New York, but spent much of his early years in Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida with a journalism degree, and later obtained a second degree in geology. He was Continue Reading x Mr. James "Jim" E. Duffy May 10, 1952 - January 21, 2024 James, loving husband, brother, and uncle died after a long illness on January 21 at the age of 71. He was born in New York, but spent much of his early years in Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida with a journalism degree, and later obtained a second degree in geology. He was a great writer and storyteller, but he found his passion on the ocean. He followed his dad by working in the dredging industry doing just about everything. He was proud of diving to protect reefs from dredge anchors on beach jobs in Florida and, on one of his last jobs, his part in building the new Panama Canal. He retired as a dredge captain. Though California was home, Jim was often working away. He worked on the West Coast from Alaska to Panama and the East Coast from Maine to Aruba. He loved boats so vacations usually took he and his wife on river or ocean cruises. He would always try to see the vessel’s engine room. Jim’s one regret with the move to California was the distance from his family. He loved them very much. Jim is survived by his wife Eileen, his brothers John (Terry), Mike (Ann), Dan (Nory), and Larry (Mary), and sisters Pat (Jay) and Kathy (Jeff). Brother-in-law Reg (Carol) and sisters-in-law June (George) and Linda also will miss him. Jim loved all of his 19 nieces and nephews and they loved him. Because of Jim’s love for the ocean, that’s where his ashes will be scattered. A family memorial service will be held when that takes place at some date to be determined. To plant a tree in memory of Mr. James "Jim" E. Duffy, please visit our Tribute Store . Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory @media print { .condolence.print-hide { display: none !important; } } Leave a Message, Share a Memory See Condolences Plant a tree in memory of Mr. James An environmentally friendly option. Plant a Tree Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Leave a Message, Share a Memory Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. To leave a condolence, you can first sign into Facebook or fill out the below form with your name and email. [fbl_login_button redirect="https://www.sunsetviewcemetery.com/obituary/mr-james-e-duffy/?modal=condolence-message" hide_if_logged="" size="medium" type="login_with" show_face="true"] Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Condolence Your Name * Email Address* (Your email address will not be published.) × × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Thank you for leaving a condolence. Your comment has been submitted for moderation. //show thank you modal if just submitted condolence jQuery(window).load(function() { jQuery('#post-condolence #attachmentForm').find('#submit').addClass('btn obit-button thank-you-btn'); if(window.location.hash) { window.location.hash.indexOf("comment") !== -1 ? jQuery("#post-condolence-thankyou").modal() : false; } });

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Kristin Gale Homme

Dec 17, 1956 - Jan 13, 2024

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El Cerrito, CA

Kristin Gale Homme passed away on January 13, 2024 at age 67 under the care of hospice following a longstanding, complex illness. Influenced by her parents, she sought to make the world a better place in both her profession and her activism. Her interest in energy and the environment led her to her first career Continue Reading x Kristin Gale Homme December 17, 1956 - January 13, 2024 Kristin Gale Homme passed away on January 13, 2024 at age 67 under the care of hospice following a longstanding, complex illness. Influenced by her parents, she sought to make the world a better place in both her profession and her activism. Her interest in energy and the environment led her to her first career in electric supply planning at Pacific Gas and Electric. In 1990, at age 33, she lost her central vision to macular degeneration. Using modern vision aids and the support of her partner, Mark, she earned master’s degrees in both public policy and public health at the University of California, Berkeley. She never returned to work due to increasing health problems. In 2008, she learned she had chronic mercury toxicity (confirmed by an obscure medical test called the porphyrins panel), apparently from her twelve mercury dental amalgams, despite their official designation as safe and effective. Armed with this explanation for her illness and after remediating her amalgams safely, she began reading and writing about mercury toxicity. She founded a local mercury exposure support group that met until the COVID shutdown. In 2010, with the help of her husband, Mark, Ms. Homme traveled to Washington DC to testify at the FDA’s public hearing on dental amalgam. The issue remained stalled at the FDA for 10 more years. In 2011, she attempted to shepherd a mercury awareness ordinance through the City of Berkeley but was thwarted by the California Dental Association and its influence on both state and city politicians. In 2014, her scientific review article, “New science challenges old notion that mercury dental amalgam is safe” was published in a scientific, peer-reviewed journal (PubMed 24420334). Collaborating with others, she coauthored several more scientific papers on both mercury dental amalgam and vaccine mercury (Thimerosal) that can be found in the National Library of Medicine, available through PubMed. She also coauthored “Mercury: The quintessential anti-nutrient” for the lay audience, published in 2017, which can be found on the Internet. In 2020, the FDA finally issued a recommendation against amalgam for so-called sensitive groups, which comprise half the population. As recently as October 2022, she struggled to continue her outreach with a presentation on the role of chronic mercury poisoning and Alzheimer’s disease at the annual conference of the Weston A. Price Foundation. That year, Kris reluctantly left Mark to resume normal activities to make the most of her remaining time, while he continued and continues to shelter. She was unable to live alone due to increasing dementia, so she tried a care home but eventually recruited her colleague and new love, Steve, to share a home. In her last months, she enjoyed helping Steve with his upcoming paper on the role of mercury in Alzheimer’s disease. She has left funds for worthy proposals for science writing about the role of mercury toxicity in chronic illness, particularly in neuro-degeneration, sensory processing loss, mental health, chronic fatigue, and dementia. Kris Homme lived by the hero’s code – using her technical skills and discretionary energy to build a better world. She worked tirelessly to fight the travesty of routine mercury exposures from medical and dental procedures. Had she been healthier, the world would have benefited even more from her extraordinary social conscience, intellect, and activism. During COVID, she endured a lengthy ostracism from several groups including her church, as well as society at large, over her science-based stance as a conscientious objector to vaccine mandates. Whether this contributed to her decline we will never know. She leaves behind a legacy of work that may help others recognize and address the role of toxic exposures like mercury in the epidemic of chronic illnesses. Her work also demonstrates the need to recognize the changing nature of scientific truth as it evolves over time. One reason she and her colleagues were able to make a difference in the world was that the issue of mercury in medicine and dentistry is not funded or otherwise pursued within establishment science, leaving opportunities for dedicated individuals to do the work. Kris did find comfort in the bountiful support of close friends and family. This, along with her extensive health practices, likely kept her going years longer than others with similar conditions. Unfortunately, she felt increasingly unable to reciprocate the love and attention from her friends and family. “I wanted to be there for you always but have been so incapacitated in both my energy and cognition that I couldn’t plan, much less carry out my intentions, to be present and loving in the ways I wanted.” She is survived by her brother, Erik, mother, Virginia, dear but estranged husband, Mark, two step-children, 4 grandchildren, and her new love, Steve. For more information about her complex illness, contact her best friend, Nori. Memorial donations may be made to the National Vaccine Information Center, the Health Freedom Defense Fund, the Children’s Health Defense, Kennedy24.com, or the charity of your choice. A memorial service is planned sometime in late spring/early summer. To send flowers to the family or place a tree in memory of Kristin Gale Homme, please visit our Tribute Store . Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory @media print { .condolence.print-hide { display: none !important; } } Leave a Message, Share a Memory See Condolences Plant a tree in memory of Kristin An environmentally friendly option. Plant a Tree Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. 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Alexander "Sasha" Kustov

Oct 26, 1970 - Dec 17, 2023

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In Loving Memory of Alexander “Sasha” Kustov (October 26, 1970 – December 17, 2023) Sasha Kustov passed away on December 17th. He was strong and athletic, yet sensitive and gentle at the same time, and had a cheerful and outgoing personality. Sasha was a loving and caring soul. His untimely and unexpected passing is mourned Continue Reading x Alexander "Sasha" Kustov Date of Death: December 17, 2023 In Loving Memory of Alexander “Sasha” Kustov (October 26, 1970 – December 17, 2023) Sasha Kustov passed away on December 17th. He was strong and athletic, yet sensitive and gentle at the same time, and had a cheerful and outgoing personality. Sasha was a loving and caring soul. His untimely and unexpected passing is mourned by his devoted mother, loving brother, and many friends who knew him as a genuinely good person. Born in Russia, Alexander came to San Francisco later in his life and fell in love with this city, its hilly streets, and the ocean. Sasha possessed a deep passion for ancient history and linguistics; he loved books and had a profound appreciation for the beauty of this world. Friends are invited to a Memorial Service celebrating Sasha’s life on Wednesday, December 27th at 1pm–3pm with a reception to follow. Panihida will be held at 1:30 pm. The Memorial Service will take place at the Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary in El Cerrito (101 Colusa Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530). The dinner will take place at Troy Greek Cuisine – 1843 Solano Ave, Berkeley at 4 pm. ? ?????? ? ???? ??????? (26 ??????? 1970 – 17 ??????? 2023) ??????? ???? ?????? ? ???????! 17 ??????? ???? ????????? ??????. ????????, ???????, ??????????, ? ? ?? ?? ????? ??????, ???????, ????????????, ??????? ???????. ??? ??????? ? ?????????????? ????. ???? ??? ??????? ? ?????????? ????? ? ??????, ? ??????? ?????? ???? ? ???? ?????? ?????. ???? ??????? ? ?????? ? ???????? ? ???-????????? ? ?????? ????????. ?? ????? ??????? ???? ????? ? ??? ??????? ??????? ? ???????. ???? ????? ????????? ???????? ??????? ???????????, ????????????, ????? ?????, ? ????? ?????????? ??????? ????? ????. ???????? ? ????? ???????? ????????? 27 ??????? ? 13:00 ?? 15:00 ? Sunset View Cemetery & Mortuary ?? ?????? 101 Colusa Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530. ???????? ???????? ? 13:30. ????? ????????? ???????? ????????? ??????????? ???? ? Troy Greek Cuisine – 1843 Solano Ave, Berkeley ? 16:00. To send flowers to the family or place a tree in memory of Alexander "Sasha" Kustov, please visit our Tribute Store . Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory @media print { .condolence.print-hide { display: none !important; } } Leave a Message, Share a Memory See Condolences Plant a tree in memory of Alexander An environmentally friendly option. Plant a Tree Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Leave a Message, Share a Memory Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. To leave a condolence, you can first sign into Facebook or fill out the below form with your name and email. [fbl_login_button redirect="https://www.sunsetviewcemetery.com/obituary/alexander-sasha-kustov/?modal=condolence-message" hide_if_logged="" size="medium" type="login_with" show_face="true"] Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Condolence Your Name * Email Address* (Your email address will not be published.) × × Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Thank you for leaving a condolence. Your comment has been submitted for moderation. //show thank you modal if just submitted condolence jQuery(window).load(function() { jQuery('#post-condolence #attachmentForm').find('#submit').addClass('btn obit-button thank-you-btn'); if(window.location.hash) { window.location.hash.indexOf("comment") !== -1 ? jQuery("#post-condolence-thankyou").modal() : false; } });

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Ann Wendin

Oct 16, 1936 - Nov 19, 2023

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El Cerrito, CA

With great sorrow, we announce that beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, Ann (LaVerne) Snow Wendin, passed away on November 19, 2023. Despite her declining health, she never lost her joking ways, and of course, her fiery, independent personality. Ann will be sorely missed by her family and friends. Ann, who resided in Los Altos, Continue Reading x Ann (La Verne) Snow Wendin October 16, 1936 - November 19, 2023 With great sorrow, we announce that beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, Ann (LaVerne) Snow Wendin, passed away on November 19, 2023. Despite her declining health, she never lost her joking ways, and of course, her fiery, independent personality. Ann will be sorely missed by her family and friends. Ann, who resided in Los Altos, California for more than 50 years, was a true Berkeley girl at heart. She was born on October 16, 1936 in Berkeley, California to A. L. Snow and Ann K. Snow. LaVerne, as Ann was known in her school years, attended Cragmont Elementary, Garfield Junior High, and Berkeley High School. She received her BA from UC Berkeley (Cal) in 1958, where Ann was a member of Sigma Kappa sorority and a Cal cheerleader. After college, she attended San Francisco's elite Grace Ball Secretarial School, of which she and her family were very proud. In her early career, Ann worked for Dean McHenry during his initial tenure as founding chancellor of UC Santa Cruz and prior to that academic assistant to Clark Kerr, UC system president. Ann subsequently worked inhouse at staffing companies Adia and Manpower. After that, Ann, an avid traveler, became a travel agent who planned many great vacations, all over the world, for family and friends. She also helped teach airline computer classes at Foothill College. In her later years, Ann worked as a docent and gateguard at Filoli in Woodside and as a "meet-and-greet" manager for the cruise lines leaving from San Francisco. Ann was a life-long, passionate tennis player. She played doubles for the Fremont Hills Country Club team, travelling around the country for tournaments and some championships. She knew and watched all the pro tennis players, and always followed every pro tournament. Ann is survived by sons Robert Wendin (and spouse Chrisie) of Menlo Park, California, William "Bill" Wendin of Carnelian Bay, California, and brother Raymond (and spouse Suzanne) Snow of Gardnerville, NV. In addition, Ann leaves behind beloved granddaughters Isabel and Sophia Wendin, as well as several nieces and nephews: Lisa, Brian, Sarah, and Laura, and their many children. Ann is also survived by multi-decade partner Donovan Alvik who now resides in New Jersey. Ann is predeceased by, of course, many beloved golden retrievers and dachshunds. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Ann to her favorite charities: the UC Berkeley "Cal Fund"(calfund. berkeley. edu) and the Peninsula Humane Society (phs-spca. org). A celebration of life will occur in 2024. Check back here later where the date and location will be added after the arrangements have been completed. To plant a tree in memory of Ann (La Verne) Snow Wendin, please visit our Tribute Store . Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory @media print { . condolence. print-hide { display: none !important; } } Leave a Message, Share a Memory See Condolences Plant a tree in memory of Ann An environmentally friendly option. Plant a Tree Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. x Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Leave a Message, Share a Memory Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. x Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. To leave a condolence, you can first sign into Facebook or fill out the below form with your name and email. [fbl_login_button redirect="https://www. sunsetviewcemetery. com/obituary/ann-la-verne-snow-wendin/?modal=condolence-message" hide_if_logged="" size="medium" type="login_with" show_face="true"] Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Condolence Your Name * Email Address* (Your email address will not be published. ) x x Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Thank you for leaving a condolence. Your comment has been submitted for moderation. //show thank you modal if just submitted condolence jQuery(window). load(function() { jQuery('#post-condolence #attachmentForm'). find('#submit'). addClass('btn obit-button thank-you-btn'); if(window. location. hash) { window. location. hash. indexOf("comment") !== -1 ? jQuery("#post-condolence-thankyou"). modal() : false; } });

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Charles Fender Jr

Nov 23, 1918 - Nov 23, 2023

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Charles W. Fender, Jr. was born 11/23/1918 and passed away on 11/23/2023, 105 years young, at his home of 72 years in Kensington, CA. He grew up in Berkeley, attended UCB, where he met his beloved wife, Clavel, in 1941, and they had 78 wonderful years together, until Clavel's passing in 2021. He is survived Continue Reading x Mr. Charles W Fender Jr. November 23, 1918 - November 23, 2023 Charles W. Fender, Jr. was born 11/23/1918 and passed away on 11/23/2023, 105 years young, at his home of 72 years in Kensington, CA. He grew up in Berkeley, attended UCB, where he met his beloved wife, Clavel, in 1941, and they had 78 wonderful years together, until Clavel's passing in 2021. He is survived by his two daughters, in whose arms he quietly passed, a nephew and his family, four grandchildren and their spouses, and 7 great-grandchildren. He served in the army during WWII for four years and developed a passion for Italy and her people, as a civil affairs officer. Upon returning home he attended Stanford Business School on the G. I. Bill. This way he could root for both Cal and Stanford at the many years of football and basketball games he attended, depending on who was winning! Charlie was passionate about his community, his church, YMCA and the Seafarer's Ministry. He and Clavel had a vibrant network of college friends with whom they were very active for decades. They traveled the world together, and with friends, and visited all 50 states. Charlie was an avid bridge player, singer, dancer, reader, mountain climber, hiker, bike rider, and tennis player until 96 years of age, when he said he "just wasn't very good at it anymore"! He built innovative furniture for his home, gardened with passion. He retired at 65 and said "I don't know how I ever had time to work". He was lovingly cared for during his last two years by five wonderful caregivers whom we appreciate beyond words. He was kind, playful, a great parent/grandparent/great-grandparent and friend and enjoyed a full and well lived life until his last breath. We were fortunate to have him in our lives for so long. To plant a tree in memory of Mr. Charles W Fender Jr. , please visit our Tribute Store . Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory @media print { . condolence. print-hide { display: none !important; } } Leave a Message, Share a Memory See Condolences Plant a tree in memory of Mr. Charles An environmentally friendly option. Plant a Tree Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. x Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Leave a Message, Share a Memory Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. x Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. To leave a condolence, you can first sign into Facebook or fill out the below form with your name and email. [fbl_login_button redirect="https://www. sunsetviewcemetery. com/obituary/mr-charles-w-fender-jr/?modal=condolence-message" hide_if_logged="" size="medium" type="login_with" show_face="true"] Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Condolence Your Name * Email Address* (Your email address will not be published. ) x x Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Thank you for leaving a condolence. Your comment has been submitted for moderation. //show thank you modal if just submitted condolence jQuery(window). load(function() { jQuery('#post-condolence #attachmentForm'). find('#submit'). addClass('btn obit-button thank-you-btn'); if(window. location. hash) { window. location. hash. indexOf("comment") !== -1 ? jQuery("#post-condolence-thankyou"). modal() : false; } });

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Rodney Pain

Jul 29, 1945 - Nov 25, 2023

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Rodney David Lincoln Pain, age 78, of El Cerrito, California passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2023. Rodney was born in San Diego.

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Ann Tissue

Aug 26, 1933 - Nov 10, 2023

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In Memory of Ann Renee Tissue Ann Renee Tissue, age 90, of El Cerrito CA passed away peacefully on November 10, 2023. She was born on August 26, 1933, to Margaret Louise Parker and Rex Noble Toolson in Soda Springs Idaho. Gerry Wynn, her beloved stepfather, adopted her when she was a teenager. During her Continue Reading x Ann Renee Tissue August 26, 1933 - November 10, 2023 In Memory of Ann Renee Tissue Ann Renee Tissue, age 90, of El Cerrito CA passed away peacefully on November 10, 2023. She was born on August 26, 1933, to Margaret Louise Parker and Rex Noble Toolson in Soda Springs Idaho. Gerry Wynn, her beloved stepfather, adopted her when she was a teenager. During her childhood in Twin Falls, Idaho, Renee split her time living with her paternal grandparents, George and Laura Toolson, and her maternal grandparents, Woodson "Peaky" and Margaret Parker. Peaky Parker founded the Teton Peaks-Chronicle in 1899, making it the oldest newspaper in Idaho. Renee often shared vivid stories about her upbringing in Idaho, highlighting the influence of her grandparents, aunts, and uncles on her life. Renee earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Idaho. While raising five boys, she obtained a Ph. D. in Psychology from Portland State University. In 1979, she met and married Thomas Lee Tissue and relocated to Washington D. C. where they both worked for the federal government. Renee and Tom enjoyed traveling across Europe and the United States, before settling down in Berkeley, California, where they lived happily until his death in 2010. Renee never stopped learning and exploring new interests. She took classes on diverse topics, especially painting and music, which brought her much joy. Renee frequently cherished the meaningful connections she formed after Tom's passing, finding immense joy and gratitude in these relationships. As she departed, she left behind a circle of kind-hearted and generous friends and neighbors who stood by her side until the end. Among them were Marize Almeida and Dmilson Mendes, Marcia Flannery, Sonja and Phillip Hunt, Nina Shoehalter, Marisa and Reed Singer, and Maggie Winslow and Michael Graf, who provided her with unwavering companionship and solace during her final weeks. Additionally, her neighbors and devoted "little dog group" friends made it a priority to visit her consistently throughout her illness, offering her comfort and warmth. Renee is survived by her sister Cindy and brother-in-law Vic Reskovic, as well as her sons and their wives: Jene (and Kari) Giles, Jerry (and Suzanne) Giles, and Sean (and Janelle) Giles. She is also remembered fondly by Tom's children and their spouses: David Tissue (and Sandy Diamond-Tissue), Laura (and Ralph) Horgan, and Becca (and Peter) Capodilupo. Additionally, she leaves behind many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sadly, she was preceded in death by her husband Tom and her sons Kenny and Kevin. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Claudia Melendez and her team at Ashley Caring Heart who provided exceptional care and support during Renee's final weeks. To plant a tree in memory of Ann Renee Tissue, please visit our Tribute Store . Print Email Leave a Message, Share a Memory @media print { . condolence. print-hide { display: none !important; } } Leave a Message, Share a Memory See Condolences Plant a tree in memory of Ann An environmentally friendly option. Plant a Tree Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. x Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Leave a Message, Share a Memory Sunset View Mortuary left a message: Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. x Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. To leave a condolence, you can first sign into Facebook or fill out the below form with your name and email. [fbl_login_button redirect="https://www. sunsetviewcemetery. com/obituary/ann-renee-tissue/?modal=condolence-message" hide_if_logged="" size="medium" type="login_with" show_face="true"] Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Condolence Your Name * Email Address* (Your email address will not be published. ) x x Your condolence may need to be approved before it appears on this page. It may not appear immediately once submitted. Thank you for leaving a condolence. Your comment has been submitted for moderation. //show thank you modal if just submitted condolence jQuery(window). load(function() { jQuery('#post-condolence #attachmentForm'). find('#submit'). addClass('btn obit-button thank-you-btn'); if(window. location. hash) { window. location. hash. indexOf("comment") !== -1 ? jQuery("#post-condolence-thankyou"). modal() : false; } });

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Delma Campbell

Mar 14, 1930 - Nov 03, 2023

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Delma Madeleine Campbell, age 93, of El Cerrito, California passed away on Friday, November 3, 2023. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www. neptune-society. com/location/walnut-creek-ca for the Campbell family.

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