Charles Patera |

Charles Patera

Charles Karel Patera died on Oct. 28, 2013, of pancreatic cancer. He was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, on Nov. 5, 1927.

He worked in Sydney, Australia, and Hobart, Tasmania, in architectural offices and was employed by the Bechtel Corporation in San Francisco. He lived in Marin County and retired to Grass Valley in 1989 and to Cameron Park in 2009.

He is survived by his former wife/domestic partner, Charlotte; a sister; nephew; and two great-nephews in the Czech Republic.

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