Antonia “Toni” Rabenorth Churchill, beloved wife, friend, high seas cruiser, entertainer, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and generous friend, died in her Ridgemark home at 8:15 P.M. on August 18, 2010, surrounded by her family and friends.
Toni was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. Her time spent in San Fransisco greatly influenced her style, zest for life, and love of fine living. She moved to Hawaii in her early thirties for a change of scenery and more adventure. Upon on returning to San Francisco, she met the love of her life on a blind date.
Cliff and Toni were married in 1956. She was embraced by the Churchill family as she worked alongside Cliff in the family business. All the time entertaining and keeping her Big City style in the country. Antonia was preceded in death by her husband Clifford, a long time resident of
Hollister, her brother Walter Rabenorth and sister Clara Rabenorth Sklar. Antonia is survived by her four step-children; Barbara Churchill Brown of
Bozeman, MT, Randolph and Jeanie Churchill of Hollister, CA. Dennis and Grace Churchill of Long Beach, CA, Donald Churchill of Sacramento, CA.
Private services only. Donations may be made to St.
Benedicts Catholic Church and/or Visiting Nurses of San Benito County. Farewell Toni, “Here’s looking at you kid!”