Natalie Ann Silk peacefully passed away on August 6, 2022.
In her final days, she was surrounded by family. She was 95. Natalie was born April 3, 1927, to Gladys and Louis Giamboni. She grew up in Los Angeles, where she attended John Boroughs Junior High School and Los Angeles High School After graduation, she attended UCLA and joined the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. After graduation, she taught 3rd grade at El Rodeo Elementary School, Beverly Hills. She met the love of her life Peter Silk on a blind date.
They were engaged on Valentine’s Day, 1952, and married October 1, 1952, at All Saints Episcopal Church, West Los Angeles. Natalie invited her entire 3rd grade class to her wedding. The students wrote her letters stating she looked like a fairy princess and her husband Prince Charming. At the end of 1954, she left teaching to raise a family. She raised 3 children: Louise, Susie and Steve.
She became the best stay-at-home Mom.
She was involved in San Marino PTA and National Charity League. She enjoyed her bridge groups, long walks with her beagle, sewing, embroidery, and playing golf at San Gabriel Country Club. She was a voracious reader. Natalie and Peter traveled the world. Some of the places included Africa, China and Europe. She loved her family. She was preceded in death by her beloved parents Gladys and Louis Giamboni, brothers Louis and Harold, and her husband of 52 years Peter Silk.
She is survived by her children Louise Davis (Rich), Susie Berry (Dan) and Steve Silk (Sue); 7 grandchildren: Scott Davis (Kelly), Jay Boyle (Megan), Kurt Davis (Maddie), Julie Dewberry (Jules), Carrie Boyle, John Silk, Natalie Silk; and 6 great-grandchildren: Sydney Boyle, Reese Boyle, Lincoln Davis, Hyland Dewberry, Walker Davis and Russell Dewberry.
We would like to thank Ana and Mauricio Santos and Rocio Bueno for their loving care and devotion.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Salvation Army. There will be a private family service.