James Michael Gollaher 6/6/1936 - 12/14/2016 James Michael Gollaher, known as 'Mike' to friends and family, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in Roseville after a short illness. Mike Gollaher was born in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 6, 1936 to Monroe and Fauntella Gollaher. He had two brothers (Monroe and Jack) and four sisters (Doris, Pat, Tella, and Judie). He later moved to Los Altos, Calif. marrying his wife Jan (Ford) Gollaher on January 26, 1964. Mike's lifelong love of cars was reflected in his professional career. He spent thirty years with automotive parts retailer, Kragen Auto Supply, and later served as a docent in the California Auto Museum. He and his wife enjoyed visiting with family, travel, history and games. He is survived by wife Jan Gollaher; sons Greg Gollaher and wife Jan, Jeff Gollaher and wife Cherie, and Chris Gollaher and wife Denise; grandchildren Michael Gollaher and Megan Gollaher; sister Doris Reid and her husband Ted; sister Fauntella 'Tella' Ogle; and sister Julia 'Judie' Vance. Plans are being made to gather with friends and family to Celebrate Mike's Life. Details will be announced at: www.bryanbraker.com . In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are preferred to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Bryan-Braker Funeral Home (707) 425-4697.
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