Born April 5, 1939, in Norwalk, IA and passed away peacefully April 7, 2020 in Santa Rosa, CA. She is survived by her two sons, John and David. She came to California in her 20s with three childhood friends to start a new life. She loved to travel and was an avid supporter of the Santa Rosa Symphony. She enjoyed dining out with her friends, knitting afghans and other peoples’ cats. She will be missed by all who knew her.