Isabel I. Westergaard nee Macedo

September 4, 1919 - July 2, 2013
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Passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013 in Berkeley, after a long illness, at 93 years of age. A native of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico and 15-year resident of Berkeley (most recently Redwood Gardens), late of El Cerrito and Richmond, since the mid-1950s. Survived by her sons, Raymond (Sandy) of Orangevale, Leroy Jr. (Ingrid) of Roseburg, Oregon, Gene of Pollock Pines, Charles of Berkeley, and Robert of Gladstone, Oregon; niece, Rosemary of San Juan Bautista; nephew, Victor (Frances) of San Diego; 21 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Sr; daughter, Mavis; son, Terry; sisters, Frances and Delfina; and brother, Alfonso. Isabel was a loving mother, a devout Catholic, and generous to a fault; she will be missed by all who knew her.

Friends and acquaintances are cordially invited to attend funeral services Thursday, July 11 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Sunset View Mortuary, top of Fairmount Avenue, El Cerrito; Fr. Fernando Cortez officiating. Interment following, Sunset View Cemetery. Viewing Thursday from 10:00 a.m. in the mortuary. Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013

Time: 10:00 am

Sunset View Cemetery Association


101 Colusa Avenue, El Cerrito, CA, 94530

Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013

Time: 1:00 pm

Sunset View Cemetery Association


101 Colusa Avenue, El Cerrito, CA, 94530


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Born: September 4, 1919
Died: July 2, 2013

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Mare Wahosi posted on 7/12/13

We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to your family on the passing of the matriarch of the Westergaard family. Isabel was a beautiful and strong women. With deepest sympathies, Mare & Wisa Wahosi


Michelle Westergaard posted on 7/12/13

Te Amo Nana, descansa en paz!! Tina said it well, a part of you lives in all of us. You left an amazing legacy and you've lived a productive, wonderful life. Say Hello to my brother for me.


Leroy & Ingrid posted on 7/11/13

Mom, we love and miss you. May you rest in peace.


Tina Christine Warren Oehmigen posted on 7/11/13

Today were saying goodbye to beautiful woman. Mother. Grandmother. She made each and everyone of us feel special. A part of Nana lives on in all of us. I know that her sister my grandmother has been waiting a very long time for her Today I know they'll cross over together. I'll miss my Nana forever... Tina Warren Oehmigen (1st grandchild) July 2013


Gail & Amir Ben-Meir posted on 7/11/13

Charles, Duran, Elana and the Entire Westergaard family, Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Amir & Gail


carlos westergaard posted on 7/11/13

We love you Nana.


Jennifer Apodaca posted on 7/11/13

Rest in peace Tia. We love you.