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Wednesday 04/22/2015
Martin Fausto Duenas September 27, 1951 - April 16, 2015
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:15 am

Visitation begins 1:00 P.M., with a Vigil service at 6:00 P.M., Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Habing Family Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will begin 12:00 noon, Friday, May 1, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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John E. Drake October 15, 1917 - April 20, 2015
Updated: April 22, 2015 - 11:00 am

Friends are invited to attend a visitation at Johnson Funeral Home, 17720 Monterey St., Morgan Hill, CA on Friday, May 1, 2015, from 4:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M., with a vigil service at 6:00 P.M. A Christian Funeral Mass will be held at St. Catherine Catholic Church, 17400 Peak Ave., Morgan Hill, CA on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 12:00 P.M. You are welcome to join the family afterward for a luncheon at Westmont of Morgan Hill, 1160 Cochrane Rd.

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Michelle K. Travlos April 16, 1964 - April 19, 2015
Posted: April 22, 2015 - 9:07 am

A gathering service will be held on Monday, April 27th, 2015, at South Valley Community Church Kelton Campus in Gilroy, CA from 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M., to give condolences to the family. The main service will begin at 11:00 A.M. Burial will be at the Gavilan Hills Memorial Park immediately following the church service with a reception at the church after the burial. In lieu of sending flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Michelle’s honor to South Valley Community Church - 8000 Santa Teresa Boulevard, Suite 110, Gilroy, CA 95020 or the American Red Cross Blood Services – 6230 Claremont Ave., Oakland, CA 94618. Condolences can be made at www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Tuesday 04/21/2015
Debra Donaldson Smith June 17, 1961 - April 8, 2015
Updated: April 21, 2015 - 9:45 am

A memorial in her honor is schedule for Friday, April 24th, 2015, at 10:00 A.M., at Saint Mary’s Church, 11 First St. Gilroy, 95020 and flower donations can be sent to the church. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, and please contact Doreen Smith at (408) 930-9194 for further details.

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Monday 04/20/2015
Tony L. Torres January 17, 1923 - April 19, 2015
Posted: April 20, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Rosary: Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 7:00 P.M., at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. Mass: Friday, April 24, 2015, at 11:00 A.M, at Sacred Heart Church. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Arthur L. "Jack" Owens June 24, 1927 - April 16, 2015
Updated: April 21, 2015 - 11:55 am

A celebration of Jack's life will be at a future date. The family kindly asks that you consider a gift to the Alzheimer's Association. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Rebecca A. "Bunnie" Schmitka September 28, 1937 - April 18, 2015
Posted: April 20, 2015 - 10:30 am

Services will be on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at 1:00 P.M., at The Hollister United Methodist Church, 5th and Monterey Streets. A reception will follow the services at the church hall. Donations can be made to VNA Hospice, Pet Friends, and the United Methodist Church of Hollister. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Helen Jean Klamm March 26, 1921 - April 13, 2015
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 10:05 am

 At Jean’s request, there will be a private family gathering honoring her life.

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Nobie Tsuda May 8, 1926 - December 21, 2014
Posted: April 15, 2015 - 8:35 am

Obituary has been published. Celebration of Life for Nobie Tsuda, who passed away on December 21, 2014, will be held on May 2, 2015, from 11:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M., at First Baptist Church, 8445 Wren Ave, Gilroy. RSVP Debbie (408) 307-8554.

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Tuesday 04/14/2015
Manuel "Joey" Thomas August 17, 1945 - April 12, 2015
Posted: April 14, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Visitation will be Thursday, April 16, 2015, 1:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M., with rosary at 7:00 P.M., at Grunnagle Funeral Home. Mass, Friday at 10:00 A.M., at Immaculate Conception Church. Interment, Calvary Cemetery. Visit: www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Maria Vitale October 7, 1926 - April 10, 2015
Updated: April 14, 2015 - 9:55 am

 Funeral Services Friday, April 17, 2015, at 1:00 P.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at Noon. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Gilroy. Donations to the Dementia Society of America would be appreciated. Condolences can be made at HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Friday 04/10/2015
Amada C. "Mandy" Gutierrez February 13, 1937 - April 9, 2015
Updated: April 10, 2015 - 2:35 pm

 The Rosary will be on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at 7:00 P.M., at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. Her Mass will be on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., at St. Benedict Church with a reception following at St. Benedict Hall. Donations are preferred to St. Benedict Church, c/o Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home, 363 7th St. Hollister, CA 95023. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Thursday 04/09/2015
Dolores Collinsworth August 16, 1927 - March 17, 2015
Posted: April 09, 2015 - 9:14 am

Memorial services held at St. Catherine’s Church Morgan Hill. Thursday, April 16th, 2015, 1:00 P.M., all welcome.

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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Barbara Aasboe April 12, 1930 - January 27, 2015
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 11:18 am

A celebration of Barbara's life will take place on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., at Johnson Funeral Home in Morgan Hill.

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Jay Patrich Marlowe July 2, 1957 - April 4, 2015
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 11:10 am

Visitation will be Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy. Followed by a Funeral Mass at 2:00 P.M., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, Gilroy.

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Ronald "Ron" Dragt February 9, 1938 - April 4, 2015
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 10:48 am

Services will be held Saturday, April 25th, 2015, 11:00 A.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home, 129 4th Street, Gilroy, CA 95020. A luncheon will be served following the service. For online condolences: habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Santana Martinez Martinez November 2, 1945 - March 24, 2015
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 10:43 am

Santana Martinez Martinez from Turlock, CA, died at home, on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

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Melba (Missey) Bissey November 29, 1927 - March 24, 2015
Posted: April 08, 2015 - 9:52 am

Cremation has already occurred. Memorial services to be held, April 24, 2015, at 6:00 P.M., at St. Mary's Catholic Church Chapel, 11 First St., Gilroy.

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Norman V. Thompson November 21, 1936 - April 5, 2015
Updated: April 08, 2015 - 9:50 am

 There will be a service for Norman at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the American Cancer Society. Condolences can be made at HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Tuesday 04/07/2015
Cruz Lopez Perez April 20, 1925 - April 1, 2015
Updated: April 07, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Viewing will be held at Black-Cooper-Sander, 363 Seventh St., Hollister, CA 95023 (831) 637-3793, Sunday night, from 5:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. A Rosary Vigil will begin at 7:00 P.M. A Catholic Mass will be held at St. Bedes Catholic Church, 26910 Patrick Ave., Hayward, CA 94544 on Monday, at 11:00 A.M. Burial will follow after the completion of the Mass at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 1051 Harder Rd., in Hayward. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to TCU Dance Marathon (Cooks Children Miracle Network) at www.tcudancemarathon.com. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Henrietta Avendano February 19, 1930 - April 5, 2015
Posted: April 07, 2015 - 9:28 am

 Memorial services on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 3:00 P.M., in chapel of Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home. Condolences to www.grunnagle.com.

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Vernon C. Escobar December 22, 1927 - April 4, 2015
Posted: April 07, 2015 - 9:26 am

Visitation: Sunday, April 12, 2015, from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M., at Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home. Funeral Mass: Monday, April 13, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., at Sacred Heart Church, 5th & College Streets. Burial to follow at San Juan District Cemetery. Condolences to www.grunnagle.com.

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Monday 04/06/2015
Dorothy Fisher-Stebbins November 15, 1929 - March 29, 2015
Posted: April 06, 2015 - 10:47 am

Celebration of Life: Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., at The First Presbyterian Church Hollister. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Joseph Clay Hinchberger April 7, 1979 - February 19, 2015
Updated: April 06, 2015 - 8:55 am

BBQ’ing and Remembering with Family and Friends (April 10, 2015, at 12:00 P.M.): share stories and pictures, lunch, and even bring a side-dish or something to BBQ if you’d like. Church of the Valley, 13380 Depot St., San Martin, CA.

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Friday 04/03/2015
Rosemary Margaret (Favero) Kludt August 27, 1921 - March 29, 2015
Posted: April 03, 2015 - 4:21 pm

 Rosemary will be interned with her husband Raymond at the Gavilan Hills Memorial Park in Gilroy. A private Celebration of Life ceremony will be held in honor of Rosemary in May 2015. Condolences to www.HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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CDR Kenneth Lynn Williams August 13, 1946 - April 1, 2015
Updated: April 03, 2015 - 3:20 pm

In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family asks that contributions be made to the ALS Association at: http://www.alsa.org/. CDR Williams will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C. at a later date.

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Diane Margery Porcella April 27, 1938 - March 31, 2015
Posted: April 03, 2015 - 2:23 pm

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11:00 A.M., at St. Mary’s Church, Gilroy, in Our Lady’s Chapel. Burial will follow at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park. Online condolences at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Thursday 04/02/2015
William Frederick Charles Floyd Zeigler July 14, 1960 - March 29, 2015
Updated: April 02, 2015 - 2:20 pm

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:00 A.M., at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, Gilroy. For online condolences: habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Joy Ann Shoe September 21, 1929 - March 26, 2015
Updated: April 02, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Services will be held at Saint Joseph Church, 280 Oak Tree Lane, Lincoln, CA at 1:00 P.M., on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

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Wednesday 04/01/2015
Roger G. Castaneda April 20, 1953 - March 30, 2015
Posted: April 01, 2015 - 10:05 am

 Visitation will be at Habing Family Funeral Home on Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. Vigil will be 7:00 P.M., at St. Mary Church, Gilroy.  Funeral Mass Friday, April 10, 2015, at 10:00 A.M., at St. Mary Church. Family would appreciate donations to the Gilroy High School Wrestling Team c/o Habing Family Funeral Home. Condolences can be made at HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

 Roger G. Castaneda, 61, of Gilroy passed away Monday, March 30, 2015.

 Brother of Tom (Adela) Garcia of Newark, CA, Manuel Castaneda of Atascosa, TX, Frank (Lupe) Castaneda of Gilroy, Pete (Frances) Castaneda of Morgan Hill, Jim (Mary Lou) Castaneda of Los Banos, Marcos Castaneda of Los Banos, Margaret (Robert) Lucio of Los Banos, Eleanor (Robert) Alonzo, of Royal Oaks, CA, Victor (Ana) Castaneda of Merced, Raul (Peggy) Castaneda of Los Banos and Ernest Castaneda of Los Banos. Also survived by 38 nieces and nephews, 50 great-nieces and nephews and 13 great-great nieces and nephews.

 Preceded in death by his parents, Victoriano and Cruz Castaneda and Nephew Andrew Garcia.

 Roger was a Chico State Alumni. He enjoyed playing softball, watching Gilroy High School wrestling, enjoyed jogging, bicycling, Bay Area sports fan and member of the National Rifle Association.

 Roger valued spending time with his family and friends.

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Jack Obata May 20, 1920 - March 29, 2015
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 2:01 pm

 Celebration of Life Sunday, April 12, 2015 – 11:00 A.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations for a memorial scholarship, in his memory, to the Gilroy Foundation P.O. Box 774, Gilroy, CA 95021. Condolences can be made at HabingFamilyFuneralHome.com.

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Manuel E. Gonzales, Jr. August 20, 1933 - March 28, 2015
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 11:50 am

A memorial service will be held at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church at 11:00 A.M., on April 8, 2015, with military honors. A reception will be held at Elks Lodge in Hollister immediately following the service. Donations gladly accepted by the Gonzales family c/o Black Cooper Sander Funeral  Home. For condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Linda Diane Barrena August 24, 1955 - March 29, 2015
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 8:20 am

 Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 4:00 P.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home, 129 Fourth St., Gilroy.  Online condolences may be made at www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Tuesday 03/31/2015
Hyzy Hornyak December 19, 1957 - March 27, 2015
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 8:45 am

A Celebration of Life gathering will be announced. For further information, contact Byrgen Cremation and Burial at 408-354-6200.

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Ralph R. Lopez October 24, 1928 - March 30, 2015
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 9:14 am

Rosary: Thursday, April 9, 2015, at 7:00 P.M., at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. Services: Friday, April 10, 2015, at 11:00 A.M., at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. Committal to follow at Calvary Cemetery. condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Marie E. Medina May 23, 1937 - March 30, 2015
Posted: March 31, 2015 - 11:20 am

Private cremation will be followed by private family inurnment. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Bino P. Chiado April 22, 1922 - March 29, 2015
Updated: April 01, 2015 - 11:57 am

Cryptside Services: Thursday, April 2, 2015 – 10:00 A.M., at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Gilroy. Donations to the Gilroy American Legion in his memory would be appreciated. Memorial Services will be Friday, April 24, 2015, 10:00 A.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home.

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Monday 03/30/2015
Melba (Missey) Bissey November 29, 1927 - March 24, 2015
Posted: March 30, 2015 - 8:47 am

Cremation has already occurred. Memorial service to be determined.

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Thursday 03/26/2015
Albert Batres April 7, 1940 - December 3, 2014
Posted: March 26, 2015 - 10:03 am

Burial will be at Gavilan Hills Cemetery, Friday, April 10, 2015, at 3:00 P.M. Any remembrances would be appreciated to the Leukemia Foundation, American Heart Association or blood bank in his name.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
Earl Wendell Chambers August 21, 1944 - March 19, 2015
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 10:32 am

A Celebration of Life will be held on March 29th, 2015, at 2:00 P.M., at Gilroy Gaits, 7800 Lake Road, Hollister, CA. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Cancer Society or an organ donor network such as Donate Life. For condolences, visit habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Maria Vasquez-Shero February 13, 1941 - March 14, 2015
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 10:20 am

Services will be held on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at 10:00 A.M., at San Juan Bautista Mission. Contact www.grunnagle.com.

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Jane Rosebud Boyer November 30, 1916 - March 21, 2015
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 12:40 pm

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at 1:00 P.M., at Johnson Funeral Home, 17720 Monterey Street, Morgan Hill, CA. Deceased's funeral arrangements : Johnson Funeral Home.

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Joaquin "Francisco" Barrios August 18, 1941 - March 21, 2015
Posted: March 25, 2015 - 8:44 am

Francisco will be honored on Friday, the 27th of March, 2015, at 11:30 A.M., at Gilroy Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1575 Mantelli Dr., Gilroy CA, followed by his burial on Saturday, the 28th of March, 2015, at 2:00 P.M., at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, 1000 1st St., Gilroy CA. Donations to Francisco's Memorial Fund will be accepted at both services. For full obituary and condolences visit www.habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Tuesday 03/24/2015
Joseph R. Bravo April 25, 1924 - March 23, 2015
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 4:20 pm

Visitation will be Sunday, March 29th, 2015, from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., at the Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home. Funeral procession will leave the funeral home Monday afternoon at 1:30 P.M. for a Mass commencing at 2:00 P.M., at Sacred Heart Church. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to www.grunnagle.com.

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Joseph R. "Joey" Flores November 11, 1998 - March 21, 2015
Updated: March 25, 2015 - 3:02 pm

Visitation: Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 10:00 A.M., until 2:00 P.M., with services at 12:00 P.M. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Ernest W. Bielfeldt February 16, 1937 - March 22, 2015
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 11:45 am

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the American Cancer Society. Services will be on Friday, March 27, 2015, at 10:00 A.M., at Habing Family Funeral Home, followed by Mount Hope Memorial Park.

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Janis Fay Cunningham September 9, 1945 - March 20, 2015
Posted: March 24, 2015 - 9:28 am

There will be a get together for family and friends at the Ridgemark Tennis Center on Saturday, April 18, 2015, starting at 1:00 P.M. Supper will be served around 4:00 P.M. This will be a fun and casual time to remember Jan. Any donations can be made in Jan’s name to the “HUG” program at the Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. Contact www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

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Monday 03/23/2015
Miguel C. "Mike" Acosta, Jr. July 7, 1920 - March 21, 2015
Posted: March 23, 2015 - 2:53 pm

Visitation: Wednesday, April 1, 2015, from 9:30 A.M., until 11:30 A.M., at Black Cooper Sander. Committal and military rites: at 1:30 P.M., at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.

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Dorothy Chiesa June 22, 1923 - March 19, 2015
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 12:25 pm

 A Requiem Mass will be held at Saint Mary's Church in Gilroy Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 3:00 P.M. Online condolences at habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Michele Lee Kretz June 5, 1961 - March 16, 2015
Updated: March 23, 2015 - 11:55 am

Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015 – 1:00 P.M., at K-9 Ambassador’s Kennels. 1301 Nash Road, Hollister, CA 95023. Family would appreciate donations to K-9 Ambassador’s in her memory. For online condolences: habingfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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