Watsonville Death Notices: Dec. 14-28

See obituaries of people from Watsonville that passed away over the couple of weeks.

The following people with ties to Watsonville died in the last couple of weeks. Click their names to read full obituaries. 

Ricardo Rodiles Alvarez: Resident of Watsonville. He was born in Mexico, worked at a tannery and became a strawberry rancher later in life. Passed away Dec. 28. He was 90. 

Harriett Buehler: Raised her family in Watsonville. She met her husband in high school in Watsonville and raised their children here while he was a doctor overseas in WWII. Passed away Dec. 14. She was 100.

Frances Cobos: Watsonville High School Graduate. She worked at the Lipton Tea Company for 25 years and loved to camp and fish. Passed away Dec. 19. She was 67. 

William H. Kammerer: Grew up in Watsonville. He served in the Army in WWII and loved to golf. Passed away Dec. 18. He was 84. 

Beverly Ardeth Kelley: Graduated from Watsonville High School in 1946. She was a wedding singer and an early member of the Corralitos Women's Club. Passed away Dec. 26. She was 82.

Anthony Bernard Tapiz: Watsonville native. Served in the Marines in the 1970s. He worked for Wrigley's, loved the 49ers and had five kids. Passed away Dec. 22. He was 63. 

Mitsuye Louise Yamamoto: Born in Watsonville. Passed away Dec. 14. She was 96. 

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