Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Thursday, November 22, 2007 at 05:11:44 :
January 31, 1979
Section A, page 13
Funeral will be held later this week in San Luis Obispo for Rose Madonna who died last night in a local convalescent hospital at the age of 79.
Miss Madonna, a retired registered nurse, had made her home with her niece, Lorraine Perozzi Sarter, for many years.
Mrs. Sarter is the wife of Col. Lee Sarter (USAF Ret.) former commander of Hamilton Air Force Base.
The family has lived intermittently in Novato for many years and settled here when Col. Sarter retired.
Miss Madonna worked as a nurse for the Veterans Administration in various areas in California including Los Angeles and Livermore.
She was a member of Our Lady of Loretto Church.
Surviving besides her niece, are two sisters, Renie Studle and Elsie Brazil, and two brothers, Alfred and Arthur Madonna, all of San Luis Obispo.
Local arrangements were handled by Keatonís Chapel of Marin.
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