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Daily Independent Journal
Friday, January 7, 1966
Gertrude Straight Dies At 80
Gertrude Straight of 6 Vendola Drive, Santa Venetia, a resident of Marin since 1926, died yesterday in a local hospital after a short illness. She was 80 years old.
Mrs. Straight was the widow of Robert J. Straight, long time employee of Marin Municipal Water District. She was a native of Missouri and a member of Hall of Orient Chapter 23, Order of Eastern Star in Loveland, Colo.
She is survived by two sons, Robert J. Straight Jr. and Gerald L. Straight of Santa Venetia; a daughter, Mrs. Geraldine Laws of Petaluma; three sisters, Mrs. Bertha Williams of San Rafael, Mrs. Oweda Konld of Bountiful, Utah, and Tess Roller of Twin Falls, Idaho; three brothers, Rufus and Omar Roller of Loveland, Colo., and Charles Roller of British Columbia; 10 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral is scheduled at 11 a.m. Monday at the Harry M. Williams Mortuary San Rafael. Burial will be in Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Rafael. Friends may call at the mortuary after noon tomorrow.
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