Obituary of Loretta Ames |

Obituary of Loretta Ames

Loretta Ames passed away April 3, 2019. She was 86.

Loretta was born June 24, 1932 in San Francisco, CA to Emmett and Cora O’Bryant. Loretta attended Whitworth College in Spokane, WA, and received a B.A. in music. Loretta was married to Russell Ames in June of 1955. Loretta also attended Santa Clara University to study accounting and worked as an accountant at Bay Area Technology Companies.

Loretta had a passion for music and had a rich life full of music in the Bay Area as well as Auburn, CA. Loretta also enjoyed the social life and enjoyed her family and friends as well as the social life that accompanied her music.

Loretta is survived by sons Michael Ames of Olivehurst, CA, Kenneth Ames of San Jose, CA, and Gregory Ames of Tracy, CA.

She was preceded in death by her parents Emmett and Cora O’Bryant; Husband Russell R. Ames, and brother Emmett W. O’Bryant.

Arrangements are under the care of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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