Bonnie Carol Armstrong

ARMSTRONG, Bonnie Carol 72, passed away peacefully, at her home in Santa Rosa CA, on October 10, 2017. Bonnie was born in New York in August, 1945 to O. Carolyn and John Johnson, Sr. Bonnie has called Sonoma County and Santa Rosa home for over 40 years, and is survived by her brothers Jim and John Jr., sister Jaci; two daughters Aubrie and Jennifer; seven nieces and nephews, great-aunt to eight. During her career, Bonnie worked as a meter maid in San Mateo, a field technician with the Santa Rosa Police Dept, and it was through her work with the city, that she decided to volunteer her time in the chaplaincy program. She was actively involved in the Santa Rosa Center for Spiritual Living beginning in the 1980s and became a spiritual practitioner. Bonnie was a writer, and had a poet's heart. She aspired to create a book of her poetry and continued to write through most of her life. Bonnie was an avid bowler, and sports enthusiast, she was a member of many leagues and teams throughout the years. She enjoyed exercise, and Bonnie could be seen these past few years walking all throughout Santa Rosa, stopping for a coffee at Starbucks, saying hello to neighbors, or having a chat with strangers along her way. She was an artistic crafter, and many of her friends and family have received at least one of her famous crocheted blankets or scarves for holidays and birthdays. Bonnie was loved by many for her patience and kind spirit, she will be dearly missed, and her sweet laughter will forever remain in our hearts and minds.

1945 - 2017

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 2017

Theodore Charles Seavy

Theodore Charles Seavy, known to family and friends as "Ted," passed away on July 24, 2017, at
the age of 90 years.

Born in Huntley, Montana, Ted attended Billings High School and then entered the Navy. He
later left the Navy and became a Warrant Officer with the US Army. Much of Ted’s military and
later civilian support jobs were performed in Okinawa, Japan. He was decorated for his military
service, and as one of the last remaining WW2 veterans, was honored last April as an Honor
Flight recipient in Washington, DC.

Ted served on numerous organizations, including the Masons, American Legion, Partners of the
Americas, and Toastmasters.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Dottie, six children, four grandsons, and 7 grandchildren,
one brother and one sister

A Celebration of Ted’s life will be held at 2 pm, on Saturday, September 2, at Brookdale Paulin
Creek – 2375 Range Ave, Santa Rosa.

Memorial donations in memory of Ted Seavy can be made to American Legion Post 21 or the
Catholic Charities in Santa Rosa, California.

Nathan Krempley - June 05, 1982 - July 29, 2017

Nathan James Krempely
June 05, 1982 - July 29, 2017

Passed away on July 29, 2017 in Santa Rosa. Beloved son of Dennis T. Krempely and the late Kathleen Ann Krempely. Cherished brother of Kalen S. Krempely. Adored nephew of numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Nathan was born in Santa Rosa, CA where he attended Cardinal Newman High School. Having a desire for computer graphics, he went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Animation and Visual Effects from the Academy of Art University, graduating in 2006.

Nathan worked as a retail clerk and assistant manager for various Sonoma County businesses. He was an active member and volunteer at the Center for Spiritual Living.

Nathan was a voracious reader who liked to spend quality time with friends, helping others, and was devoted to spiritual and personal growth. His gregarious, sensitive, and compassionate personality enabled him to easily make friends, and help others feel welcomed and loved. His warm smile, delightful humor, and intelligent conversations will be greatly missed.

Friends and family are invited to meet on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Holy Spirit Church (1244 St. Francis Road., Santa Rosa, CA, 95409) where at 11:00 AM a Funeral Mass will be celebrated. Private interment; Calvary Catholic Cemetery (2930 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA, 95404). LAFFERTY & SMITH COLONIAL CHAPEL (4321 Sonoma Highway, Santa Rosa, CA, 95409) will provide Visitation hours on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a Vigil Service commencing at 7:00 PM in the main chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to NAMI, (the National Alliance of Mental Illness, 182 Farmer's Lane, Santa Rosa, CA, 95405).

Robin Gail

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Jill Zemke

Jill was born in Michigan, the daughter of John Claud Zemke and Madeline Mary Zemke.

She is survived by sisters, Ann Graham Ehringer of Santa Monica, CA, Kate Flowers of North Palm Beach, FL, Marge Enberg of Durham, NC, and Penny Zemke of Jupiter, FL, as well as several nieces and nephews and many cousins. Jill was predeceased by her husband, Bill Thompson.

Jill was an active real estate broker in Sonoma County for over 35 years. She was a generous volunteer for many organizations including The Treasure House, Council on Aging, and Pace. She was involved in the Santa Rosa Players Community Theatre Group. In addition, Jill was an accomplished artist and participated in many local art exhibitions.

Jill earned her BA from Michigan State University and her MA from San Francisco State University in Art Therapy and Creative Arts.

She enjoyed traveling and playing golf and mah-jongg with her friends.

Jill was dearly loved and will be sincerely missed by her family and everyone who knew her. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday October 14, 2016 at Daniels Chapel of Roses.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the American Heart Association or charity of choice.

Lisa Stevenson

Lisa Stevenson

Heart in Hand volunteer who moved with beauty, grace, and loving service among us, holding very closely the information that she was dealing with health challenges.

Jackson Thomas Mathers

Jack Mathers

"Un-enduring instabilities, the rock's stacked beauty always falls Who'd have thought the one who always picked me up would be the first to go? I promise your spirit is gripped tight, & I will NOT stop holding on, NO one is alone, the next life's just loading. . . "

May 28, 1993-October 2, 2016. Born in Santa Rosa, died in Kona, Hawaii. Jack was on his way to India Dec 6 for 6 months, spiritual journey, to work with orphans and anyone in need.