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Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Sunday, January 22, 2006 at 06:50:31 :

Independent Journal
Thursday, July 6, 1961


Funeral services will be held Saturday at Keatonís in San Rafael for Benjamin L. Pacheco, grandson of Marin pioneer Ignacio Pacheco, who died in Santa Rosa yesterday.

Pacheco, retired accountant for Tidewater Oil Co., succumbed at a Santa Rosa hospital after a brief illness of about one week. He lived in Marin from the turn of the century until 1918, and again from 1927 to 1938 when he moved to the Seattle office of Tidewater.

He retired in 1959 and had been living in Santa Rosa ever since.

He leaves his wife Dorothy; sisters Loreta and Irene Pacheco of San Rafael, both retired teachers; and a son, Dr. Benjamin L. Pacheco Jr., a dentist in Downey. He also leaves four grandchildren.

The exact time of Saturdayís service were not decided as of noon today. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Rosary is tomorrow night.

Pacheco was a member of the San Rafael Elks. His exact age was not disclosed, but he was in his 60s.

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