Joanne Williams Cakebread was born on Nov. 5, 1930 in Hollister, California. She was the oldest daughter of Earl and Alta Williams. Joanne graduated from Hollister High School where she enjoyed the music program and many other activities. She married her high school sweetheart William Keith Cakebread and together they raised three children. They settled in San Jose, California where they were long time residents. Joanne loved adventure especially out in nature where she would enjoy the beach, camping, skiing and photography. She loved her cats and her Corvettes. Joanne was an executive secretary for many businesses throughout her career. Joanne was preceded in death by her husband William Keith, her son Ken and her sister Earlene. She is survived by her daughter in law Kim Cakebread (Ken), son Gary Cakebread (Evelyn) and her daughter Cherie Cakebread Mosher (Larry) as well as her grandchildren Jason Cakebread, Sarah Ahlstrom, Lisa Pett, Scott Mosher, Kyle and Connor Cakebread, Carson Cakebread and 11 great grandchildren. Joanne will be interred at the Los Gatos Memorial Park. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff at The Carlton Plaza for their love and care of our mom.
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