Jefferson High School Alumni

Daly City, California (CA)

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Alex Chris Sola
Alex Chris Sola
Class of 1948
Passed Jan 19, 2011
Not actually sure of Dad's graduation date as he finished with GED while in the service. He completed two years if I recall correctly. Married to LaVerne Chelone in 1953. He has daughter, Debra Sola Hauff married with twin daughters. He had the opportunity to share his last years seeing his grand daughters born and enjoyed them for the last four 1/2 years of his life.
Carlton Shell
Carlton Shell
Class of 1995
Passed Sep 25, 1996
Carlton was known for his sweet smile and his charming personality. He enjoyed sport but exceled in football and basketball. Many also remember his twin brother Ronald Shell. We will all miss and keep him in our thoughts and prayers. Please always remember our solid true Indian always and forever. We love U Carlton!!!
Charleen Gilmore
Charleen Gilmore
Class of 1969
(Passed date unknown)
(no additional information)
Frank J. Wallace
Frank J. Wallace
Class of 1964
Passed Nov 29, 2012
Frank attended Balboa HS and Woodrow Wilson HS where he graduated in 1964. He was married to Joan for 44 years and has two children, Sheri and Bill and six grandchildren. Frank was a mechanist and owned a Christmas Tree Lot for 28 years on Bayshore/Silver Ave, SF. He also owned Driveshafts by Frank Wallace, Elkhorn Towing and built a beautiful extension onto his parents home across from McLaren Park. Frank was a very smart and mechanical person.
May he rest in peace.
Jackie Egan
Jackie Egan
Class of 1957
(Passed date unknown)
(no additional information)
Janet Untalan
Janet Untalan
Class of 1985
Passed Oct 25, 2005
Janet grew up on Winchester St. in Daly City. She grew up with many of us, attending George Washington Elementary, Colma Middle, Jefferson High and even Thornton. As many of us remember, she was a happy-go-lucky, party kind of girl, but marriage and motherhood helped her mature from those days. She blossomed into a beautiful lady and is missed very much by her kids, (Christie, Marissa, Evan and Francesca) and me, her husband Frank.
Laverne Chelone Sola
LaVerne Chelone Sola
Class of 1952
Passed Apr 14, 1989
Graduated 1952; married Alex Sola in 1953. Was Jeff Alumni and attended numerous gatherings arranged by the alumni committee. Daughter Debra Sola Hauff married and has twin daughters. Grandma Laverne never did get to see them but hope she is smiling somewhere. LaVerne worked at the Anchor Drug Store in Daly City. Parents were Sylvia and Matteo Chelone on A Street. Brothers Albert who recently passed and Raymond who is still living.
Nick Lafkas
Nick Lafkas
Class of 1981
(Passed date unknown)
Nicholas Paul Lafkas A Mill Valley resident since 1969, and passed away on April 29, 2008. Born in Santa Barbara on September 1, 1923 and graduated from high school in Fillmore. He became an Army Air Force cadet in the Pilot Training Program. He then attended the UC Berkeley as a journalism major and worked at the Office of Public Information at UC Berkeley. He joined three fellow graduates in starting what later became Stonelight Tile in the Los Gatos Area, and sold his interest in the company when he began teaching English at Jefferson High School in Daly City in 1959. He wrote half hour TV scripts for KRON Channel 4 "Science in Action" Program, and Wells Fargo History short subjects about characters such as Stage Coach Robber Black Bart. He enjoyed playing the guitar, helping assist his children with violin lessons and guitar, cooking, gardening, and photography. He acted briefly in a local movie, helped volunteers with a local art exhibit, and enjoyed trips with a painting group. Two of his carpooling friends, Wim Beringer and Alfred Runge, appeared in Esquire magazine with him in an article on teachers. He is survived by his wife Marion; and daughters, Melissa Lafkas and Julie Lafkas
Nick Lafkas
Nick Lafkas
Class of 1981
Passed Apr 29, 2008
(no additional information)
Paul Perez
Paul Perez
Class of 1964
(Passed date unknown)
Paul died in Feb of 2012. He died of a brain tumor. He was well known as a welder who
did very artistic work and was well known
in Sonoma county

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JHS 2010 Grad Featured in San Diego Newspaper

Hello JHS folks:
Just wanted to let u know that one of your 2010 grads, Jonathan Sylvester, was featured in the S...
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