John Pritchard Kneubuhl |

John Pritchard Kneubuhl

Memorial services for John Pritchard Kneubuhl of Los Altos will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 615 Hollow Way, Nevada City.

Mr. Kneubuhl died Monday, Dec.16. He was 59.

He was born April 21, 1943, in Boulder, Colo., to John Alexander Kneubuhl and Dorothy (Schenck) Kneubuhl. He attended Hollywood High School and studied English Literature at Yale University. He served in the U. S. Army as a radio technician, stationed in Panama from 1970 to 1971. He was a concert classical guitarist, composer, and instructor. He worked as a systems architect for LSI Logic in Milpitas, previously at NVision and the Grass Valley Group. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where he served as teacher, Sunday school president, and choral director. He enjoyed music, literature, and the sciences.

He is survived by his wife, Adrienne Kneubuhl of Los Altos; son, Joshua Kneubuhl of Berkeley; daughter and son in-law, Rebecca Kneubuhl and Chris Miller of Los Angeles; stepdaughter, Wendy Kneubuhl of Santa Barbara; stepsons Colin Davis of Nevada City and Ryan Davis of Los Altos; mother, Dorothy Kneubuhl of American Samoa; brother, David Kneubuhl of Santa Barbara; and sister, Robin Roush of New Haven, Conn.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Alexander Kneubuhl, in 1992.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VA Hospice Care Center 100-2C, 3801 Miranda Ave., Palo Alto, Calif. 94304 in memory of John Kneubuhl.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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