Beverly Jean Santos, beloved wife and mother, passed away on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, surrounded by all her children.
Beverly was born October 16, 1932, in San Rafael, CA to the late Helene and Nelson Faulkner. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph (Tod) Santos and brother, Jim Faulkner. Beverly graduated from Salinas High School in 1951.
Beverly attended nursing school in San Francisco. While there, she attended a dance at University of California, Berkeley where she met an engineering student, Tod Santos. On September 12, 1953, they married in Salinas, CA. Their loving marriage lasted 59 years and was only halted by Tod's death.
Beverly loved to travel and visited all 50 state capitols, Washington, D.C. and also cruised to many foreign countries. Her favorite traveling companions were her family and her adored miniature dachshunds.
Beverly is survived by her children and their spouses, Jeanne (John), Teri (Ken), Jocelyn (Phil, deceased), Becky (Don), and Mark (Lisa), 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at Lassila Funeral Chapel, 551 Grass Valley Highway (Hwy 49), Auburn, on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. Private interment will follow at the New Auburn Cemetery.
The family requests contributions, in lieu of flowers, be sent to your favorite charity in Beverly's honor.