Former Congressman Charles S. Gubser, of Gilroy passed away peacefully at age 95 in Fresno, CA. Gubser was born in Gilroy, CA to Charles H. and Ella Gubser. He attended local schools, graduated from San Jose State Junior College in 1934 and UC Berkeley in 1937 earning a degree in Economics. He continued on with two years of post-graduate work, taught at Gilroy HS for four years and also began farming following the death of his father in 1940. He was elected to the Calif. State Legislature in 1951, serving 1 term. He was then elected to the US House of Representatives as a Republican in 1953, re-elected for 10 more terms, serving a total of 22 years. He retired to Colorado in 1974. In 2005, he moved to Fresno to be closer to his family.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Interment at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, CA.
Services: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at 1:00 P.M., at Black Cooper Sander Funeral Home. Condolences: www.blackcoopersander.com.
Louis De La Cruz, 68, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at his home in Gilroy. Husband of Yolanda De La Cruz of Gilroy. Father of Louis De La Cruz Jr. of San Jose, Janice De La Cruz of Morgan Hill and Denise Camacho (Tim) of Gilroy.
On May 9, Patty joined her recently departed parents Bob and Nat Duncan from complications due to breast cancer. Patty 54, was a lifelong resident of Morgan Hill and Gilroy. She was a much beloved teacher at Britton Middle School. Her home economics classes, like her life were filled with laughter and great aromas. Patty is a graduate of Live Oak High School, and received a BA from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in Home Economics and her teaching credential from San Jose State University. After college, Patty worked in retail. Twenty year ago, she started substitute teaching in Morgan Hill, and joined the faculty at Britton in 2001.