James George Karuza
James George Karuza, 84, died Jan 10, 2011, in Sonoma.
He was a native of San Francisco, living in the Mission and Excelsior districts.
He graduated from Corpus Christie Grammar School and St. Peter's High School.
James was a veteran of United States Army-Air Corp, World War II, a shipping clerk and custodian for the United States Post Office for 18 years.
He was a Eucharist minister and lecturer at Corpus Christi Church and a member of the Don Bosco Senior Club.
He was the former husband of Emma Lou Willard, until her death in 1982. He moved to Sonoma in 2000.
A graveside committal service with military honors was held at the Sacramento Valley VA National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon, on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011.
Arrangements under the direction of Duggan's Mission Chapel, Sonoma.