Dec. 7, 1951 – Jan. 26, 2013
Resident of Cupertino
At rest at home in Cupertino, Jan. 26, 2013 after a long battle with cancer; surrounded by her loving friends and family.
Survived by her husband Rich; loving dog Windy; mother, Verna; children Ricky (deceased), Laura, Mitch, and Linda. Her brothers: Wayne, Joe, Billy, Jimmy, and Bob. Devoted grandmother of seven.
Sue's passions include her circle of friends and family, hunting, fishing, gardening, and sewing.
Private services. In memory of Sue, donations may be made to Kaiser Foundation Hospital Hospice, Santa Clara, 50 Great Oaks Blvd., San Jose, 95119.
Sept. 1, 1930 - Jan. 22, 2013
Our dearest father, brother, and Papa passed away on Jan. 22, 2013.
Paul J Jorgensen was born in Midway, Utah to Joseph Jorgensen and Alice Probst.
He was raised in Midway along with his three beloved sisters.
He earned his Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University in Geology. He completed his PhD in Material Science from the University of Utah.
Serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he was part of an expedition to Antarctica, Operation Deep Freeze.
In 1959, Paul married his sweetheart, Ardelle Mae Bloom. They raised six children in Cupertino.
In the early part of his career, Paul worked for GE during which time he was instrumental in the development of the Lucalox lamp. He then worked for decades at SRI International. Paul served faithfully in the Northwestern States Mission and many other callings for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He passed peacefully after living his final years in Half Moon Bay.
He will be deeply missed and his influence will live on. We express our gratitude for his love, example, and council. We are confident that it was a joyous reunion with our mother.
Funeral services were held at the Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy, Utah on Feb. 2.
May 22, 1970 - Jan. 24, 2013
David Wayne Somerville, of Boise, died after fighting a two and a half year battle with ALS. He was born in Cupertino to John and Virginia Somerville.
Dave was a talented athlete, and excelled at football and baseball. He was also an expert skier and an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and hike the Sawtooth Mountains.
He was a graduate of Centennial High School in Boise and went onto receive a degree in marketing and management from the University of Oregon School of Business in 1994.
David and his brother Mike Somerville formed Crosstown Movers / Bekins in Eugene, OR in 1996 and successfully grew it to be one of Oregon's largest moving and storage companies.
Dave had a great sense of humor, was spontaneous and always the life of the party.
He is survived by his daughter, Lilly; his son, Cameron; his brother Mike; his mom, Virginia; his dad, John.
A funeral was held on Feb. 2 at Cloverdale Funeral Home in Boise Idaho.
To share memories with the family please visit David's memorial webpage at www.cloverdalefuneralhome.com