Monday, March 26, 2012
Louis Milton Peachey Of Sonoma passed away on March 20th at age 95. A native of Hutchinson Kansas he was born August 16, 1916 to Vernon and Susie Peachey. Louis attended Hutchinson High School and Hutchinson Jr. College where his claim to fame was to play 2nd violinist in the 1935 production of Faust. During WW II he served in the Merchant Marine and afterwards continued his career in the shipping business with American President Lines. His life long passion was home improvement as he added the Peachey flair to each of his residences. He was preceded in death by is wife of 31 years Theresa Caldera with whom he raised three children. After Theresa's passing in 1980 Louis relocated to Sonoma and in 2009 he married his constant companion Frieda Shepard. He is survived by his wife Frieda, son Gary (Desiree), daughters Beverly Pasco (Michael) and Roberta Stone (Tom), seven Grandchildren and eight Great-Grandchildren. Louis has joined his oldest daughter Sharon Lee Towne, his beloved former wife and parents. Ever faithful and respectful in the observance of the Golden Rule, a wonderful husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather, he will live forever in our hearts. Friends are invited to celebrate Louis's life on March 31st at 1:00PM, Creekside Village Club House, 159 Avenida Barbera, Sonoma CA 95476. Click for article that appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle.
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