Resident of Belmont since 1955.
Passed away peacefully on August 2nd at the age of 95. Born in Alta Iowa, he worked on the family farm until enlisting in the Navy in 1936. A World War II combat veteran and bronze star recipient, he retired from the Navy with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer in 1976. In civilian life he worked in the insurance industry until his retirement in 1981.
He was preceded into rest by his wife, Kathryn Ahart Wadsworth, who passed away in May 2009. He is survived by sons Dennis and Alan, daughters-in-law Jan and Yong, and grandchildren Emma and Elise.
A private service with full military honors will be held at the Mission Chapel in Santa Cruz, CA on Saturday, August 13th.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on August 12, 2011