Section: Obituaries

Melvin Giorgi

For all those who were part of Mel’s life it’s important to acknowledge an aspect of his life that some may not know. My name... Continue

Joellen Anne Alward

Joellen Anne Alward

Joellen (Jodi) Anne Alward, died peacefully on September 15, 2011, in Sonoma, California, surrounded by her loving family.  She was... Continue

Roger Dailey

Roger Dailey

Born August 21, 1946 Died September 1, 2011. Roger Dailey was born in Westminster, CA, to Lloyd and Edna Dailey where he lived until... Continue

Rosline Yogman

Rosline Yogman

Rosline Yogman At 81 years of age, Rosline Yogman, commonly known as Wonny to many, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 10,... Continue

Warner Jepson

Warner Jepson, composer, pianist, photographer, and artist, died of cancer on July 5, 2011, in his Sonoma home in the care of his beloved... Continue

Ignazio Vella passes away

Ignazio Vella passes away

Ignazio August Vella died peacefully at home on the evening of June 9, 2011.  Ignazio had very deep roots in Sonoma. He was the great-great ... Continue

Virginia Sundwall Merkel

Virginia Sundwall Merkel

Virginia Sundwall Merkel, long time Sonoma resident, dedicated environmental and peace activist, died peacefully with her family at... Continue

Brian Farwell 

Brian Eaton Farwell of Sonoma, age 48, passed away on May 25, 2011.  Due to a serious health condition, he collapsed at his job in... Continue

Claude H. Friesen

Claude H. Friesen was born on December 28, 1928 in Hillsboro, Kansas, a Mennonite community settled by German immigrants in the late... Continue

Virginia Sundwall Merkel

Virginia Sundwall Merkel, long time Sonoma resident, dedicated environmental and peace activist, died peacefully with her family at... Continue