Monday, July 8, 2013

Maxwell Taft Bennet

TAHOE CITY, Calif. — On June 22, 2013 at 10 a.m. the memorial for Maxwell Taft Bennett was held outside along the banks of the Truckee river. A gathering of close family and friends attended his celebration of life with memories, tears, laughter, and love. Max Bennett was commander and chief of the Tahoe Sheriff’s sub station from 1958-1979. A bag piper playing Amazing Grace, along with the sheriff’s station honor guard was also present at the event. The honor guard performed the unfolding and folding of the flag, and then, presented to his son, Christopher Bennett who resides in Susanville, Calif. and his two daughters, Sabrina Harrington and Shannah Bennett who both reside in San Diego.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Richard Doty

Richard Doty, 76, entered eternal rest on May 29th in Alamo with his loving family by his side.  Richard was born in Oakland, grew up in Orinda and resided in Alamo for the last 40 years.  He is survived by his wife Carol and children Jill Williams and Chris.  Richard graduated from UC Berkeley and served in the U.S. Air Force and Reserves.  He joined his father at Abe Doty Commercial Realtors before founding his own companies, Doty Realty and Jilchris Co.
Richard loved flying, fishing, skiing, traveling, boating and camping with his family and friends.  In recent years, he served as Head Trustee in Messiah Lutheran in Danville and served on the Executive Committee at the American Legion Post 246 in Danville.  He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

John David Champlin

John passed away sometime earlier this year.  Marietta Rogers Forgione informed me of his passing.  I have not been able to find an obituary.  If anyone has more information of John's passing please email me.  Richard Munn