In Memoriam
(Listed Alphabetically)

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Adkerson. Tina passed April 25, 2022

Alcorn, Ann Marie passed July 19, 2021

Batchelor, Rex passed July 25, 2001

Benson, Bobby passed June 10, 1999

Bond, Wilemina passed, date unknown

Brayton, George passed March 24, 2021
(Life Member)

Brown, Wendell passed September 6, 2002

Calhoun, Jerry passed November 25, 2018

Campo, Victor passed March 21, 2020
(Life Member)

Carr, Bill passed June 28, 2013

Carrion, Joe Passed April 2018
Carrion, Vera passed December 3, 2012

Carroll, Dorothy passed January 25, 2013
(Dorothy is mother of PC Chuck Carroll,
grandmother of Mike & Charlie Carroll)

Chappell, Clayton (Bud) passed February 15, 2008

Chapman, Barbara passed September 2, 2015
(Barbara is mother of Tony Chapman)

Chamberlain, Tandy born June 23, 1939, passed September 17, 2016, age 77.
(Commodore 1991)
Chamberlain, Jerry passed January 2023
(First lady 1991)
(Life Members)

Colbrandt, Irwin passed July 15, 2004
Colbrandt, Diane passed January 16, 2014

Collins, Arlene passed February 7, 2021
(SYC 1st lady 1987)
(Life Member)

Crisp, Edith passed September 2006

Cook, Marlene passed August 15, 2010
(SYC 1st lady 1990)

Davidson, Dave passed April 20, 2016
(Life Member)

Davidson, Helen born December 9, 1937, passed December 19, 2014, age 77.

Dawson, Virginia passed August 29, 1992

Dawson, Clark passed July 1, 1990
Dawson, Gwen passed October 13, 2008
(Parents of PC Jim & Greg Dawson)
 
Doell, Bob passed January 1, 1998
(Commodore 1998)

Doolin, Lorri passed September 8, 2022
(1st woman to serve as SYC Commodore, 1995)
(Life Member)

Eggers, Byron born April 18, 1949, Passed December 5, 2023

Dunbar, Kelly passed August 15, 2006
(Daughter of PC Carol Hager)

Elledge, Ed passed February 23, 2013

English, Chuck passed December 18, 2016
English, Ann passed September 6, 2023

Essary, Neal passed January 6, 2021
(Life Member)

Felizianetti, Walter passed April 1, 2003

Ferrari, Albi passed May 2008
(Life Member)

Fernandez, Steve passed June 17, 2014
(Life Member)

Fraser, Bill passed August 29, 2019
Fraser, Betty passed December 29, 2008

Furno, Bud passed April 25, 2002
Furno, Shirley passed August 21, 2012

Gaines, Tom Passed February 2020

Gibson, Alice passed November 20, 2021
(SYC 1st lady 2003)
(Life Member)

Goldsmith, Jerry passed January 30, 2013

Greer, George passed April 24, 2021
(George is father of Natalie Greer)
(Life Member)

Gutierrez, Guadalupe (Pito) passed December 10, 2014

Haines, Mardi passed September 28, 2013

Hammer, Kathie passed September 25, 2019
(SYC 1st lady 1994)
Hammer, Keith passed June 19, 2023
Commodore 1994
(Life Members)

Hardy, Doug passed February 2007

Harrington, Bob Passed October 19, 2002
Harrington, Jan passed November 14, 2016

Henderson, Bill passed  January 19, 2002
Henderson, Henriette passed September 26, 2014

Hetzel, E.W. (Buster) passed November, 2000
 

Hill, Jim passed August 20, 2020

Horton, Doug passed September 20, 2022
(Commodore 2016)

Hoy, Walt passed October 13, 2012
(Life Member)

Huard, Eugene (Moe) passed December 3, 2000
(Life Member)
Huard, Elise passed April 22, 2015
(Elise turned 100 years old August 30, 2012)

Hunter, John passed January 4, 2021
(Life Member)

Kelley, Loretta passed December 2003
Kelley, Buster passed November 2000

Kinder, Frank passed August 21,2007
Kinder, Mary passed December 2013

Kotecki, Chuck born February 3, 1928, passed March 9, 2009, age 81.

Kreiss, Rod passed July 22, 2012

Krummen, Patrick passed January 11, 2021

Kuhnle, Robert passed September 2013
(Life Member)
Kuhnle, Doris passed September 21, 2014

Lackey, Darrell passed May 4, 2013

Lamphear, Zeb Passed March 14, 2009
Lamphear, Olga passed January 23, 2008

Landis, Bert passed March 28, 2009
(Commodore 1972)
Landis, Ellie passed August 12, 2010
(Life Members)

Larson, Borise passed September 27, 2009
Larson, Sylvia passed July 22, 2004
(Parents of PC Diane Essary)

Larosee, Kathy born December 12, 1951, passed February 28, 2021, age 70.

Lawhorn, Elvis passed June 17, 2020
(Life Member)

Leah, Gori (Lena) passed September 2000

Lenz, Bob passed March 10, 2012

Lively, Sherry passed May 25, 2015
(Commodore 2007)
 

Lobao, Dodie passed December 2018

London, Lynn passed January 27,2013

Lubimir, John passed June 15, 2017
(Life Member)

Lynch, Bernie passed October 14, 2012
(High jumping off Don Pedro Bridge)

MacLean, Tom Passed March 31, 2011
(Life Member)
 

Maguire, Ruth passed January 1998
(Life Member)

Masters, George passed February 28, 2003
Masters, Estelle Ann (Lita) passed June 4, 2005

Matheron, Earl passed April, 1998
(Commodore 1974)
Matheron, Clay passed November 14, 2001

McCoy, Jim passed September 13, 2014
(Life Member)

McDougall, Dave passed July 2016

Mills Jr, O (Sonny) passed September 1991

Millecam, Kay passed December, 2004

Miller, Rod passed 2023, date unknown

Minick, Dwayne passed March 7, 2017
(Life Member)
Minick, Virginia passed September 25, 2007
(Parents of PC Mike Minick)

Murphy, Ray passed December 29, 2016
(Commodore 1981)
(Life Member)

Negherbon, Rudy passed February 12, 1992

Nelson, Marge passed in 2003

Nelson, Jim passed March 8, 2004
Nelson, Shirley passed December 7, 2005

Nerby, Mary passed September 24, 2016

Newton, Heather passed March 7, 2021

Nicholas, Steve passed October 4, 2013
(Life Member)
(Father of Steve Jr.)

Olvera, Gilbert born June 3, 1924, passed August 27, 2016, age 92
(Commodore 1965)
(Life Member)

Pacheco, Dee born November 14, 1928, passed August 28, 2006, age 77
Pacheco, Larry born September 27, 1926, passed February 13, 2019, age 92.
(Life Members)
(Parents of Kathy Kaiwi, Larry is brother of Murial Telles & Dolores Swart)

Parker, Harry passed April 23, 2019

Parsons, Jane passed May 20, 2017
(Contra Costa Times honored Jane as 2015 Citizen of the Year for Lifetime Achievement.)

Pato, Vernette passed December 6, 2016
Pato, Bill passed July 2, 2023

Pekonen, Herb passed May 24, 2006
(Commodore 1986)
(Life Member)

Perryman, Dan passed October 22, 2011

Peters, Dick passed January 18, 2002

Phillips, Beverly passed September 3, 2001

Raines, Rod passed September 14, 2005
(Life Member)

Ramirez, Carol passed February 15, 2003

Ramer, Myron passed 2001
(Life Member)

Reece, Frank passed September 22, 2015

Redfern, Jerry passed July 24, 2021, 95 Years old.
(Commodore 1978)
(Father of Joyce DeCato)

Ridolfi, Garry passed April 9, 2020
(Commodore 2011)

Rush, Carl passed May 5, 2001

Russo, Ron born November 8, 1936, passed August 14, 2021
(Ron is Don Lucido's 1st cousin)

Salva, Ray passed May 29, 2010

Sannebeck, Terry born July 1, 1944, passed June 26, 2014, age 69.
(Commodore 1970)
(Life Member)

Saunders, Bob passed September, 2014
(Commodore 1983)
(Actual date of death unknown, found dead at home by daughter,
police estimate that he may have been dead for a week,)
 

Scannell, Paul passed January 26, 2024
(Commodore 1984)
(Life Member)

Schneider, Bert passed November 29, 2015
(Life Member)

Sciacqua, George passed, date unknown
(Commodore 1969)

Sebers, Mary passed April 5, 2023


Selvy, Dave born May 22, 1942, passed November 27, 2023
(Commodore 2004)

Shyne, Bill passed November 2, 2007

Sieben, Erik passed August 19, 2019

Steele, Jackie passed Jan 16, 2021

Snelson, Dick passed 199?
(Treasurer thru 1990)

Sterud, Neil passed September 14, 2011
Sterud, Evonne passed November 8, 2006

Strom, Bud passed 1989
(Commodore 1966)
Strom, Ethel (Tinkerbelle) passed October 2, 2000
(Life Members)

Suniga, Wanda passed February 20, 2008

Swenson, Carl passed December 17, 2009

Telles, Ray born December 17, 1928, passed August 16, 2016, age 87.
Telles, Murial passed February 24, 2020
(Murial is sister of Dolores Swart & Larry Pacheco)

Toms, Steve passed March 10, 2017

Torres, John passed August 15, 2015
(Life Member)
 

Trombetta, Chuck passed April 24, 2013
Trombetta, Ruth passed July 18, 2020

Turner, Lyman passed September 10, 2003
Turner, Madlyn passed January 19, 2000

Tyler, Lilyan passed March 16, 2003
(Lilyan is mother of Jerry Chamberlain)

Wallen, Bob passed December 13, 2018
Wallen, Melanie passed, date unknown

Wanaka, Margaret passed December 4, 2006
Wanaka, Fred passed, date unknown
(Fred was CoCo County Tax Assessor)

Werner, John passed December, 1999

Wheeler, Max passed July 17, 2019
Wheeler, Mary passed July 25, 2019

White, Tom passed, date unknown
(Commodore 1989)

Williams, Robert passed September 15, 2021
(Master Sergeant, United States Army)

Wills, Bill passed March 12, 2005

Wood, Al passed January 27, 2012

Wood, Steve passed October 29, 2001

Worrell, Bill passed October 28, 2017
Worrell, Sharon passed February 27, 2017
(Life Members)
Worrell, Shawn passed February 19, 2002
(Son of Bill & Sharon Worrell)

York, Ron passed October 7, 2009

Zobb, Lou passed November 7, 2014
(Commodore 2002)
Zobb, Belynda Born January 26,1949, Passed April 3, 2023
 


 

Here we list the departed members of Sportsmen Yacht Club according to our records. May they never be forgotten for the contributions they have made to Family, Friends and to the Club

Please note that this is in no way a complete list of deceased members as our records are limited to relatively recent history. Updates may be added as information is submitted by those with knowledge of other deceased members.

We invite such input. Also, we apologize for any errors in our records and do invite any appropriate corrections.


 

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