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Obituary: Linnea Sarwinski May 28, 1928 – Feb. 16, 2018

on February 26, 2018 - 1:45pm

LINNEA SARWINSKI May 28, 1928 – Feb. 16, 2018

Linnea Sarwinski, age 89, died peacefully on Friday, February 16, 2018. She was born May 28, 1928 in Genoa, Nebraska, to John and Emma Swanson. She is survived by her children, Greg (Georgia), Anna (Tom), Lisa (Rex), Anita (Dave) and George, as well as seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; her sister, Sylvia Patrick, as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, George and grandson, Bobby as well as her two brothers, Ollie and Nils.

She grew up on a farm learning how to milk cows and call


Obituary: Frederick Brendon Williams Oct. 23, 1932 – Feb. 17, 2018

on February 24, 2018 - 5:48am

FREDERICK BRENDON WILLIAMS Oct. 23, 1932 Feb. 17, 2018

Frederick Brendon Williams passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the age of 85.

He was born to Arthur and Annie Williams on October 23, 1932 in Washington DC.  He survived polio at age 13 then went on to serve in the army from 1951 to 1954 as a Staff Sergeant in Korea, earning four bronze stars by the age of 19.

He spent time as a teacher and principal; created the Frederick Williams Reading System in 1989, which helped people improve their memory and reading skills; then went on to work as a clinical


Obituary: Joe Ben Apodaca June 8, 1923 – Feb. 10, 2018

on February 23, 2018 - 6:57am

JOE BEN APODACA June 8, 1923 Feb. 10, 2018

Joe Ben Apodaca, born June 8th 1923 in Santa Fe, NM passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 10th, 2018. 

Joe was known to his friends as “Hosa” (The Bear). Joe grew up in Santa Fe and was the oldest of 12 kids born to Celestino and Guadalupita Apodaca. He began working at age 6 selling newspapers on the street corner in front of his Uncle Frank’s convenience store. He was an amazing athlete, and during his high school years he starred in Baseball, Football, and Track for both St. Michaels and Santa Fe High. 

He joined the U.S


Obituary: Cornett Philip Wood Feb. 6, 2018

on February 20, 2018 - 10:44am


On February 6th, 2018, Cornett Philip Wood died peacefully at home after many years of battling leukemia. His wife dutifully took care of him until he died, surrounded by family and friends. 

Phil is survived by his wife, Debby Wood; their daughter, Jessie Ross, their son, Austin Wood and Phil’s brother, Greg Wood. He is also survived by his son-in-law, Chris Ross and daughter-in-law, Natalie Wood. Five granddaughters called him their “Grandpa Goatie.”

He will be remembered as a six-string strumming, bluegrass singing man that was a wonderful husband and


Obituary: Dorothy Reise Foss July 28,1923 – Feb. 16, 2018

on February 19, 2018 - 1:31pm

DOROTHY REISE FOSS July 28,1923 – Feb. 16, 2018

Dorothy Foss was born July 28,1923 in San Francisco. Dorothy died peacefully on February 16, 2018 at 6:05pm, at the age of 94.

She is survived by her brother in San Francisco Ernst Reise and her children: Barbara Foote (Del), Bonny, Lawrence (Leslie), Deborah Pierce (Steve), Louisa Gilani, Erna, and Bertie Sorenson (Danny): her 15 grandchildren; and her 14 greatgrandchildren. Her newest great-grandchild, Georgia, followed her to heaven at 6:21pm that same day.

Dorothy was a lover of literature, music, art, and poetry.



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