Friday, September 10, 2010

california Obituaries 09/10/2010



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Agnes Yuen

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Allen, Merton Willard

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Merton Willard Allen June 8, 1925 - Sept. 6, 2010 Resident of San Leandro Mert passed away peacefully at age 85, on September 6, .....



Amber Stumbaugh

Amber Nicole Stumbaugh Left this world suddenly Tuesday, August 31, 2010, in Ames, Iowa. On that day, the world lost an amazing and inspiring person. Amber was born on October 18, 1975. She grew up in San Carlos, California, where her parents, Nick and Bobbie Stumbaugh, and her brother, Kurt, still live. She is survived by her partner of 13 years, her soul mate, Jill Sherwood, and her beloved pets, Floyd, Kelty, Margaret and Herbert, all of Ames, Iowa. She is also survived by many grieving family members in Sequim, Washington, Seattle, Washington, and Austin, Texas. Amber had a lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian and she was pursuing that dream with vigor. After graduating from Sequoia High School, she went on to receive a bachelor's degree in Animal Science at the University of California Davis and a master's degree in Genetics at Iowa State University. After returning briefly to California, Amber returned to Iowa to follow her heart. She was in her fourth year of Veterinary School at Iowa State University, and well on her way to becoming a remarkable veterinarian. Her love for animals and compassion for people was a gift that she was sharing with the world. She inspired and encouraged many people in the pursuit of her dream. She loved life and family, and was always there for anyone. She always had a smile and never took life too seriously. She loved being behind the lens of the camera and took many stunning photos. She and Jill found great joy in simple pleasures such as walking their dogs or sitting with their cats. One of her favorite things in life was being on her bicycle, either spending the week riding with friends and family or simply heading out for a quick ride. She had completed triathlons, and many weeklong bike rides, including RAGBRAI in Iowa and the AIDS/Lifecycle ride in California. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her, and the many people whose lives she touched throughout her too short time on this Earth. Her spirit will continue to live on in all those who loved her, as she would have liked. A Celebration of the Life of Amber Stumbaugh will be held Saturday, September 11, at 10:00, at Carrington Hall, Sequoia High School, Redwood City, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions be made in Amber's name to: ISU Vet Med Endowment Fund Scholarships in memory of Amber Nicole Stumbaugh College of Veterinary Medicine 1600 S. 16th Street Ames, IA 50011-1250



Andrew Lawrence (Andy) Bowlds

Andy Bowlds, 73, a longtime Willits resident died suddenly of natural causes on Monday, September 1, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, of 53 years, and four children, sons, Rick, who resides in Vickleby, Sweden, Alex and Darin, and daughter, Kelly, all of Willits, eight grandchildren and one great grandson. He is also survived by a brother, Gene Bowlds of Clearlake, and sisters, Julie Ames of Renton, Washington, and Elisabeth Delgado of Shingletown. Andy Bowlds was born June 20, 1937 in Berkeley to parents Larry and Josephine whom preceded him in death along with his youngest brother, Paul. In 1946 the Bowlds family left the Bay Area for Stafford, south of Scotia in Humboldt County. Andy went to grade schools in Scotia and graduated in 1955 from Fortuna High School. The family lost their home in the 1955 flood and moved to Booneville. Andy met Nancy Savage, the love of his life in Philo and they were married October 26, 1957. After starting a family they moved to Willits in 1960 where Andy was employed with Okerstrom Logging Co. for more than 20 years. He was a man known for putting his shoulder to the wheel and was engaged in other businesses, Okerstrom & Bowlds Trucking, Cobo Logging, and Andy Bowlds Logging. After his logging career Andy enjoyed working the past six years as a residential counselor for the Mendocino County Children's Center. In summer 2009 Andy and Nancy traveled to Sweden on a trip hosted by their children for their 50th wedding anniversary. They visited Ulf and Helen Nordin. Ulf spent a year living with the Bowlds family in 1977 as a AFS student at Willits High School. Ulf and the Bowlds family have maintained a loving family relationship for over 30 years. Andy and Nancy returned to Sweden to visit their son, Rick, and the Nordins in January 2010 and took in a short trip to Dublin, Ireland as well. Andy considered it the trip of a lifetime. Bowlds was a family man, always interested and taking part in his kids' activities and stressed education. He was a lifelong learner, always reading stacks of books and often engaged in discussions about the latest news and current events. He died peacefully at home, reading a book. Friends and family are invited to a potluck Celebration of Life in honor of Andy at the family home at 2301 Fort Bragg Rd. on Sunday, September 12 at 2 pm.




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BOISE, Spencer Conrad

BOISE, Spencer Conrad 1924 - 2010 Spencer Conrad Boise died from natural causes September 3, 2010, at age 86. His greatest joy in life was sharing the love and affection of Martha Tavis, his wife of 58 years, and their five children and families, including eighteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.



Barbara Czekalewski

Saturday, September 4, 2010 3:00 AM 

Barbara, our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend went to join her loving deceased family members in our great heaven above on Aug. 20, 2010.  



Barbara Elaine Crane

Barbara Elaine Crane 82, of Marysville, passed away on August 5, 2010. She was born on October 9, 1927 in Kalamazoo, Michigan and a Yuba Sutter resident for 62 years. She had been an account clerk for Yuba County Tax Collectors and was a member of the Ladies of the Moose. Survivors include her husband, Frank Crane, daughter, Karin Villa, sons, Joe & Tom, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Celebration of her life will be at 12 noon on Friday, September 10, 2010 at the Moose Lodge, 205 S. Walton Ave, Yuba City. Memorial Contributions may be made to the, or Lupus Foundation. Send Condolences to



Beulah Hahn

Beulah Hahn, 94, of Desert Hot Springs, Calif., passed away at Mountain View Manor on September 5, 2010 of natural causes. She was born Beulah Henson on July 2, 1916 to William and Olena Henson in Monet, Mo., where she grew up with her sisters Vera, Ogretta and Wanda, and her brother Raymond. Her small but deeply loved family that survives her includes her sister, Wanda Jones of Bourbon, Mo.; her son, William G. Baker of Folsom, Calif.; her granddaughter, Sharri Anderson and husband Doug of Geneseo, N.Y.; and her two great-granddaughters, Emily and Georgia. Bea was incredibly blessed to have three loves in her life, all of whom sadly predeceased her: James Baker, her first husband of over 50 years; Frank Conway, her husband of ten years; and her most recently cherished and lost husband Leroy Hahn. Bea worked for 17 years at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) in Sacramento, Calif., and after she retired, she and James relocated to their desert property in Desert Hot Springs. Bea worked for many years in the office of nearby Sky Valley Park, and after James passed away, she moved to Sky Valley where she lived happily for over two decades. Open-hearted, generous, quick-witted and funny, Bea loved spending time with the many friends she made throughout her lifetime, and she enjoyed cooking, playing cards, going to garage sales, and traveling. Most of all, she loved the desert and she loved her family. A Celebration Service of Bea's life will be held on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 10:00 AM at Force Hall in Sky Valley Park, 74711 Dillon Road, Desert Hot Springs, CA. Inurnment will be in Pierce City Cemetery, Pierce City, Mo. at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Foundation for His Ministry, P.O. Box 74000, San Clemente, CA 92673-0134.



Bowman, Marion

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Marion Bowman 06/19/1942 ~ 09/05/2010 VISTA -- Marion Bowman was born in Canyon, Texas. She lived in San Diego County for 41 years. She .....



Brecht, Gordon

Saturday, September 4, 2010 2:00 AM

Gordon Brecht went to meet his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on September 1, 2010. He will be missed greatly by his family and ..... 




CRESCENCIO "CHRIS" CERVANTEZ Age 82, of Rialto, died of heart failure, Monday at St. Bernardine Hospital. He was born in Lake Geneva, Illinois, on 9/14/1927, Crescencio was a lifelong resident of Rialto. Chris was a 40 year member of Local Plasters Union 300. He enjoyed telling the story of plastering "Bob Hope's" house and his wife's "Delores" private chapel in Palm Desert, CA. He is survived by two daughters, Rosalie J. Acosta of Highland, Linda Chaney of Rialto; five sons, Baltazar Cervantez of Highland, Chris Jr. of Redlands, Dannie Cervantez and Rudy Cervantez of Rialto, Robert Cervantez of Tyler, Texas; brothers, Raul Cervantez of Rialto, Frank Beltran of Highland; seven sisters, Connie Garcia of San Bernardino, Josephine Bonilla of Redlands, Mary Helen Selk of Modesto, Vera Granillo of Redlands, Mary Elias of Highland, Mickey Scott of Lake Havasu, AZ, Carmen Lara of Elko, NV. Chris also has 20 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. with Rosary at 7 P.M., Monday at Mark B. Shaw Mortuary, 1525 N. Waterman Avenue, San Bernardino, 92404. Mass will be at 11 A.M. at Lady of Guadalupe, 1430 West 5th Street, San Bernardino 92411. Interment will be at Montecito Memorial Park at Waterman Avenue and Barton Road in Colton. Reception immediately following at



Caldwell, Ethel

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Ethel Caldwell (Popplestone-Shaw) 06/16/1916 ~ 09/03/2010 SOLANA BEACH -- Ethel was born in Detroit, Michigan. She is survived by husband, Howard of Solana Beach, .....



Cameron Paul Bissin

Bissin, Cameron Paul, 20, was born December 27, 1989 and passed away September 1, 2010. After high school, Cameron worked in the family concrete construction business, Covi Concrete Construction, for two years. Cameron is survived by his parents, Paul and Christy; sister, Kathleen; brother Casey; also his Nana, aunts, uncles and many cousins. Cameron, we will love you forever and you will be in our hearts always. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, September 10, 2010 at 10:30am at St. Kilian Catholic Church in Mission Viejo, CA. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Cameron's name to The Project Hope School "Motel Kids Outreach Program" at



Candice Lynn Carmela Dominguez

Candy entered into the arms of her cherished mother Sylvanna Eleanor Steele (Parents Bert and Mary) and adored father Dennis Thomas Billy (Parents Cruz and Susie). She will finally hold her daughter baby Lisa, her big brother Eddie, little brother Tinkie (William Jr), and her little sisters Val and Cathy. They will laugh, dance and sing as they sob tears of joy and embrace each other. She leaves behind the father of her children and love of her life Jose Dominguez and her children, daughter Dawn and Memo Garcia, their children Carolina and Maximiliano AKA Stretch, Angelica, Chauntel, Tatiana, Buddy, and Jacob of Santa Rosa, daughter Teresa and her daughter Niza, of Santa Rosa, son William of Santa Rosa, son Luciano and Danielle Dominguez Billy and their children Alex, Bianca, Sylvanna, Angellee, Lulu, and Izzidor of Santa Rosa, son Jose and Rehana Dominguez-Billy and their son Liam of Santa Rosa, adored, cherished daughter Eleanor Chairitie Michelle Dominguez-Billy. With special mention of her claimed daughters Patiricia Hernandez and Sherry Steele and their children. Also mention claimed grandson Jonathan Wheeler. Missing her much will be her treasured great-grandchildren Maximiliano, Quiannarose, BriceTaylor, Rubio, and Ethan. Left in sadness will be her sisters Julie Galimba, Gloria and Frank Perez, Nannette Lopez and Raul, Angela and Jesus Galindo and little brother Donovan and Eva Lopez as well as all her many loved nieces and nephews. There will be many friends new and old left behind. Among them will be the ones that gave her awesome care, love and friendship siblings Rita and Anthony Elgin. We are all grateful for them both. Candy lived most of her life in Santa Rosa, leaving but always coming home. She was a tribal member of Lytton Rancheria of California Lytton Band of Pomo Indians. She loved to volunteer at her children's schools and had many crafting talents. Her legendary loving, funny, foolish and generous ways will long be remembered. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on Friday September 10, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. at Victory Outreach Church 4042 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa. Internment will follow at the Hopland Rancheria Cemetery. Reception to follow. DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES Funeral and Cremation Services 525-3730



Carmen M. Bowman

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Carolina Esquejo Lumagui

Mrs. Lumagui passed away on the evening of Sept. 7, 2010, in Sacramento., She was born in Manila, Philippines, on Nov. 4, 1958., A Mass of Christian Burial for Carolina Esquejo Lumagui, 51, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2700 Dover Ave., Fairfield., Viewing will be on Saturday, Sept. 11, and Sunday, Sept. 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. all at Vaca Hills Chapel Funeral Home, 524 Elmira Road, in Vacaville. Burial will be at the Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery., Arrangements are by Vaca Hills Chapel Funeral Home, 446-3233.



Cathy Lynn Meyaard

Cathy Lynn Meyaard, age 52, previously of Brookfield went to be with her Lord, Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, MA. She was preceded in death by her son Jeffrey, her father Taeke Oppewall and her father-in-law Vernon Meyaard. She is survived by her beloved husband Dan of 29 years; her children Christy (Tim) Graff of Eden Prairie, MN and David Meyaard of Troy NY; her mother Nellie Oppewall; sisters, Karen (Ron) Avink, Bonnie (Doug) Shupe, Linda (Juan) Becerril and Pam (Nelson) VanderMeer; her mother-in law Donna (Al) Bytwork; brother-in-law Tom (Helen) Meyaard; and many nieces and nephews. Cathy's caring spirit lead her into the nursing field. She also used her musical talents to bring the joy of Christ and music to others. Cathy played flute in local nursing homes and sang with a Christian folk group in coffee houses. Cathy found great enjoyment working on an organic farm growing flowers and making fresh floral arrangements. A memorial service will be held at 4p.m. Sunday at Walnut Hill Community Church, 156 Walnut Hill Road, Bethel. Memorial contributions may be made to Go Nigeria, 1717 Arrow Lane, Garland, TX 75042 or, Designate to Meyaard.



Cecelia Margaret Perez

Cecelia Margaret, fondly known as Margie, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family on September 6, 2010, age 83. A native of Erie, PA who later moved to San Francisco in 1949, where she met and married her late husband Gabriel Perez. Upon retiring she moved to Santa Rosa in 1984. She is survived by her loving children Larry Perez and wife Liz, Kristine Klotz and husband Carl, grandson Brian Klotz, great-granddaughter Kaylyn Klotz , brother Rudy Krumpack and wife Jeannine, late brother Frank Strasser and his wife Yvonne; also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was a beautiful, loving, and gentle soul. Friends are invited to a Funeral Service on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 12:00 Noon at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Ave, Santa Rosa. Private Entombment, Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Research at the, , 492 Ninth St., Ste. 300, Oakland, CA 94607. DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES Funeral and Cremation Services 525-3730



Cecil Ray Lewis

March 22, 1943- August 31, 2010 Cecil Ray Lewis passed away on August 31, 2010, at home with his loving family by his side. Ray was born on March 22, 1943, in Woodlake, CA, to Cecil & Delveno Lewis. He moved to Humboldt County in 1953 at the age of 10. Ray graduated from Arcata High School in 1962, where he met the love of his life, his wife of 47 years, C. Elaine (Norris) Lewis. Cecil worked for Simpson Timber Co. of Korbel for 40 years before retiring. He was a carrier driver, green chain puller, tallyman, & millwright. He loved to fish, camp, hunt, & attend car shows. He was known to run chains at McKinleyville High football games. He was most recently known as "Scoreboard Grandpa" at the M.L.L. softball games, until his cancer kept him from being there, he still rooted on the teams from home. He enjoyed watching his granddaughter's basketball & softball games & his grandsons' football games. He was known for his aggressive cheering at sporting events. He leaves behind 3 children, Sherry (David) Hill, Keven (Tammy) Lewis, & Michelle (Jonathan) Shaddix, 5 grandchildren, Dale, Max, & Fred Elliott, Alexandria (Elliott) Stauffer, & Michaela Hill, & soon to be great-granddaughter Kendra Rae Stauffer, all of McKinleyville. His brother Lennox (Carol) Lewis of Idaho, sister Verla (John) Ross of Ok., his mother-in-law Florence Norris, & brother & sister-in-laws Betty Lopez, Richard Norris, Albert (Ethel) Norris, Gordon (April) Norris, Donald (Maryann) Norris, & Earl (Marlene) Norris & numerous nephews & nieces. He was dad & grandpa to many & a great inspiration to all. He is proceeded in death by his parents Cecil Roy & Delveno Lewis, & sister-in-laws Irene McCullough, Marilyn Norris, & Sharon Norris. Thank you to Dr. Marcelle Mahan & Staff, Hospice, & a very special thanks to Lynn Wilson. Cecil's family would like to express their gratitude for all the love & support all of our friends have given to us through out this hard time in our lives. There will be a memorial service, that includes a potluck, to celebrate his life on Sunday, Sept. 12th at 2 pm at Azalea Hall, 1625 Pickett Road, McKinleyville, CA 95519. Please sign the online guestbook at



Clark, Jimon

Thursday, August 26, 2010 2:00 AM

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Claude G. Edwards III

November 8, 1952 September 5, 2010 Claude G. Edwards III passed away on Sept. 5, 2010 at St. Josephs Hospital in Eureka, CA at the age of 57. He is proceeded in death by his three grandsons Faustino, Royce and Rico Medina, his mother Ruby Maynard, stepfather Ken Maynard, father Claude Garland Edwards II. He is survived by his daughter Jennifer Solorzano son in Law Ulises Solorzano, grandson Oscar Medina, his son Zachariah Edwards and his wife Antionette and their children Sebastian, Jasmin, Jennifer, Savannah and Abigail, his son Ely Edwards and his wife Christina and their children Nathaniel, Aliea, Gabriella and Makayla, his son Kyle Edwards and his children Bradly and Kylie. He is also survived by his long time girlfriend Grace Medina and her children, Faustino, Reggie and Ruben Medina and his grand children Danielle, Janelle, Alexis Gracie and Shady Medina Xavier, Jasmine, Rayann, Destiny and Amanda. He is also survived by his sister Virgina Matlock and her husband Yuland, his sister Desa Edwards, his sister Debra Brown and her husband Bobby and his lil brother Eric Cordova. He is also survived by his sister n law Reyna Vargas and his best friend Robert (Dicky), and by so many nieces and nephews Judy Fini, Anita Richardson and too many more to write and all his family in Texas. Thank you to Dr. Palmer for being a great Doctor and person in general to all the staff and nurses at St. Joseph Hospital for taking such good care of my Dad! Barbara in PCU, Myrna in ICU for being so kind to my dad and our family and to Karis in ICU, you are the definition of what a nurse should be! Carolina, Nancy, Kathy, CJ; to all of you, thank you! You are free now daddy... No more suffering, you will forever be in our hearts, we will cherish always our last weeks together. You will always be the strongest, funniest man I will ever know.... I am the tough woman I am because of you! We love you dad! Love you... Love me... Forever! Jenny To my sister in Law, Christina. No words can ever express how thankful I am to you for everything that you have done for dad, he thought you were an amazing woman! He couldn't say enough good stuff about you, he loved you with all his heart! Thank you so much... I love you. And thank you to Lee Cox for being an awesome friend to our family. I can still hear dad say "Lee will bring it to me..." It just makes me smile... Thank you. We are going to have a celebration of life at a later date. To get information on the date and time please contact Ely Edwards at 834-3642



Clay Eugene Routh

Clay Eugene Routh, 56, of Vacaville, was born on Aug. 10, 1954., He was the youngest son of Andrew and Jennie Routh, of Porterville, Calif. He entered heaven on Sept. 4. Clay was a proud Army veteran and served at Fort Ord, Calif., and Stuttgart, Germany., For 25 years, Clay took pride being a masonry contractor and the beauty of his masonry projects will remain in the Vacaville-Northern California area for many years to come. He will be remembered as a hardworking, kind and giving man with a lot of personality. Clay loved to scuba dive, and would dive anywhere especially in the warm waters of the Cayman Islands. He was also an avid San Diego Chargers fan., Clay is survived by his son, Jason Routh of Vacaville, Calif.; daughter, Katrina Routh of Vacaville, Calif., and former wife of 30 years, Anita Routh of Vacaville, Calif. He is also leaving behind one brother, Jim Routh of Arizona; two sisters, Paula Morris of San Diego, Calif., and Wilma Gorman of Bakersfield, Calif.; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews., A visitation will be held on Sunday, Sept. 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. at McCune Garden Chapel. A funeral-graveside service will be held on Monday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. at the Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery. Arrangements are by McCune Garden Chapel, 448-6546,,



Clay S. Eckert

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Collier, Kathleen Gomez

Monday, August 16, 2010 2:00 AM 

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Cornelius John Hayes

Cornelius John Hayes, a.k.a "Pops" "Papa Con," 89 years young, of Vacaville, Calif., passed away peacefully at his home on Aug. 17, 2010., Con was born on Feb. 5, 1921 in San Francisco, Calif. He served in Patton's 3rd Army in WWII as an explosives expert and survived the beaches of Normandy. After his service he made his new home in Vacaville, Calif., with his loving wife, Lois Hayes and baby daughter, Donna Marie. In the years that followed they also had 3 more children, Mary Lou, Patty, and John Edward. Con was a father that loved to take his children on new adventures. Con owned his own Barber shop called Con's Clip Shop on Main Street and Lois's Beauty Boutique in Alamo Plaza. He later became a licensed carpenter and member of the Carpenters Union. Con taught his son, John, nephew Spencer and his grandson Patrick the trade of carpentry. He enjoyed traveling to Tokyo, Japan, Baja, Mexico to visit his daughter Mary, and along the California Coast for great seafood and a great bottle of wine. Con was always the life of the party. He is dearly missed by all that knew him and especially those that loved him., Con was preceded in death by his parents, Cornelius and Anne Hayes; his sisters, Marge and Anne of San Francisco, Calif.; his wife of 40 years, Lois Hayes; his son, John Hayes of Vacaville, Calif.; and son-in-law Donavan Phillips of Los Barriles, Baja., Con is survived by is wife of 20 years, Yasuko Hayes of Vacaville; daughters, Donna (John) Bera of Reno, Nev., Mary Phillips of Los Barriles, Baja, Patty (Peter); grandchildren, Patrick (Kelly) Bera, Michael Bera, Christopher Bera, Gina (Shannon) Meyer all of Reno, Nev.; great-grandchildren, Pauline, Brandon, Jasmine, Jessica, Demi, Colby, Isabella, C.J. and Evan; and nephew, Spencer Lee Gibber of Sacramento, Calif.,



Curran, John Robert

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

In loving memory of John Robert Curran John Robert Curran, 72 who died Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 in Hayward, CA of an abdominal aneurysm. ..... 



DEATH NOTICES -September 10, 2010

FISHER, Cassius G.: 92; of Santa Maria; died Sept. 3; family services will be held in Washington state; arrangements by Neptune Society of Santa Barbara. LIVINGSTONE, Theresa M.: 84; of Santa Barbara; died Sept. 1; in accordance with her wishes, no services are planned; arrangements by McDermott-Crockett Mortuary. LENZ, Barbara Ann: 68; of Santa Barbara; died Sept. 8; services pending; arrangements by McDermott-Crockett Mortuary.



DaCosta, Manuel

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Manuel G. DaCosta Feb. 21, 1936 - Sept. 5, 2010 Resident of Fremont Entered into rest on September 5, 2010 at the age of ..... 



David William Wise, Sr.

Thursday, January 14, 2010 5:52 PM 

David Wise, Sr., 48, passed away on December 19, 2009. "AKA" to his friends "White Man Dave". David was born in Lindsay, California. He went to Burton and Monache Schools. He was married to Rosa for 21 years and has one son, David Wise, Jr., one...


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Delores Joan Stam

Delores Joan Stam 79, of Yuba City passed away September 7, 2010. Private family services will be held. 



Dennis Ross Brownfield

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 6:20 PM 

Dennis Ross Brownfield, Citrus Rancher A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 14 at 10:30 AM at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Tulare for Dennis Ross Brownfield, 73 of Lindsay who passed away January 11. The Reverend...



Derrill Yaeger

DERRILL E. YAEGER Derrill E. Yaeger, a prominent local attorney, quietly passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2010 in Riverside after a long illness. He was born on April 2, 1927 in Lincoln, Nebraska at the age of 83. Derrill leaves his wife of 59 years, Francee, daughter Neddi, daughter-in-law Andrea and grandchildren Jacqueline, Elizabeth, Emily and Adam. Derrill\'s son, Kurt Yaeger, also a local attorney, recently and sadly preceded him in death. Derrill practiced business and real estate law and was a principal shareholder with the Corona firm of Clayson, Mann, Yaeger & Hansen for 45 years. He was an expert in land use law and a leader in Inland Empire real estate development. The cities of Corona, Riverside and Beaumont all carry his legacy of well-planned residential and commercial development. Derrill represented a diverse clientele in the course of his career, ranging from the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, La Sierra University and Loma Linda University to 3M Corporation, the Bren Company, and entertainer Desi Arnaz. He was known for his careful and comprehensive preparation, often beginning his workday at 4:00 a.m. Derrill was a creative deal-maker and tactician, respected by clients and adversaries alike for his fierce but ethical advocacy, sage counsel and remarkable powers of persuasion. Corona This Month, the former Corona Chamber of Commerce Publication referred to Derrill as "the Perry Mason of zoning law" in an article about his success in representing landowners before the Corona City Council. Corona voters established a moratorium on major land development during the 1970s to preserve much of the city\'s lands for an agricultural use that increasingly lacked economic viability. Derrill was a leader in the effort to have the moratorium lifted. He organized the South Corona Developer\'s Consortium to plan the development of the former citrus groves in the area south of Ontario Avenue into a thriving, attractive community with good roads, schools and parks. La Sierra University closed its agriculture program in the early 1980\'s and was looking for a productive use of its farmland. Derrill\'s vision and energy led the transformation of the University\'s surplus property into the beautiful Riverwalk development, creating a new southern gateway into the City of Riverside and a major boost to the endowment of the University. Derrill worked tirelessly on the planning and land use changes necessary for Riverwalk for over ten years. Thanks to his effort, the specific plan for the project passed the City Council with no opposition. Loma Linda University owned approximately 300 acres of sheep pasture south of Interstate 10 in Beaumont. Derrill led out in the effort to plan and market that property for development resulting in the successful mixed use development that includes homes, a shopping center, the California Highway Patrol office, and the new Highland Springs Medical Plaza, again providing support for the Loma Linda University endowment. Derrill\'s advice was sought by a number of other colleges and universities in the development of their campus properties. Law was really a second career for Derrill. After attending high school at La Sierra Academy, he served in the



Deryl Ray Finney

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Diane Elizabeth (Mower) Leber

Diane was born to Bob and JoAnn Mower on May 24, 1962, in Red Bluff, Calif. She passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 31 at her home in Dixon, Calif., Diane grew up in Red Bluff before the family's move to Dixon in 1976. She graduated from Dixon High School in 1980. She went on to a very successful career at Vacaville Sanitary Service. Diane's life was dedicated to her family and many friends. Her home was always open and she enjoyed entertaining and cooking for the many friends she made over the years, especially the special friends in her neighborhood where she was fondly known as "Aunt Di." Most of all, Diane will be remembered as a loving wife to her husband, Brett, and the most caring and devoted mom to her daughter, Paige and her son, Carson. She also held a very special place in her heart for stepdaughter, Courtney, and husband, Jonathan Lamont, and their son, her grandson, Harbor., Diane is survived by her parents, Bob and JoAnn Mower; sisters, Cindy Jones, Lynn Alarcon, and Denise Jacobs; mother-in-law, Ruth Leber; sisters-in-law, Rhonda Rayn and Karen (Brian) Duncan; and brothers-in-law, Art Leber and Wil Leber. Diane will be remembered as a fun and loving aunt to her many nieces and nephews, Matt and Shawn Pretti and Jared Jones, Rachelle (Craig) Cook, Samantha and Sherida Alarcon, Kent, Kortni, and Dakota Jacobs, Dimitri and Madison Mower, Justin Rayn and Misty (Jake) Miller, Ryan Lozano, KC Mertz, K-La Duncan, Tiffany and Stephanie Leber. Diane is also survived by her aunts, Sharleen (Peter) Cole and Judith Murphy; uncle, Jack (Liz) Mower; and their respective families., Friends are invited to celebrate the life of Diane today at 12:30 p.m. at the Dixon Community Church. Burial to follow at the Silveyville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial account has been established at First Northern Bank in the name of Diane Leber., Diane, forever in the hearts of all who loved you so very much., Arrangements cared for by Bryan-Braker Funeral Home in Dixon, 693-0292. Please visit the online guest book at,



Dickerson, E. "Bud"

Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:00 AM 

E. "Bud" Dickerson Sept. 22, 1927 Sept. 4, 2010 Resident of Alameda Passed away at the age of 82 on September 4, 2010 from ..... 



Doris Jane Motsinger WALKER

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Dorothy Mogford

Sunday, September 5, 2010 3:00 AM 

Dorothy S. Mogford died quietly in her Napa home on Aug. 29, 2010, at the age of 93. Beloved wife of Clarkson J. Mogford for  



Eddie Dave 'Slick Hunter

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 10:48 PM

Eddie David "Slick" Hunter age 69 and a lifelong resident of the Tule River Reservation passed away January 10, 2010 at his home. Dave as he was known by many, was born January 26, 1940 in Porterville to Eddie and Francis Hunter and is a member of...


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Edmond Ramsey

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 3:00 AM

"Eddie Dean" Ramsey, 55, passed away at home Thursday, Sept. 2, from complications of muscular dystrophy. He was born on Nov. 24, 1954, and was raised in Napa. Ed earned his bachelor's degree at



Edwin J. Bystrzycki

Edwin J. Bystrzycki, 88, of Desert Hot Springs, Calif. passed away September 1, 2010. He was born April 4, 1922 to Roman and Helen Bystrzycki in Chicago, Ill. Edwin served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945 as a Recon in the 3rd Cavalry Brave Rifles, Patton's Ghost Troop. He married Ginger Lee Sterling on June 12, 1949. Edwin was a baker for 41 years and a member of The Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife, Ginger Bystrzycki; daughters, Terri Kendra of Desert Hot Springs, Donna J. Bystrzycki of Joshua Tree, Calif., and Denise Lee Bystrzycki of Palm Springs, Calif.; son, Thomas J. Bystrzycki of Desert Hot Springs; sisters, Mary Rogers of Bolingbrook, Ill. and Lorraine Davis of Whiting, Ind.; brother, Louis J. Bystrzycki of Desert Hot Springs; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral Mass will begin at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Desert Hot Springs. Interment will be at 10:01 AM on Friday, September 10, 2010 at the Riverside National Cemetery, staging area 5 at the Wall.



Elizabeth Rowland

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 3:00 AM 

Elizabeth G. (Hotelling) Rowland, 98, died peacefully in her sleep on July 29, 2010, in Pacific Grove, Calif. Born Dec. 13, 1911, in Somerville, N.J., to Bill and Mary (Isham) Gute, she moved to Calif



Erma Andersen

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 3:00 AM 

Erma Bernice Andersen passed away at the age of 92, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, in Vallejo. She was preceded in death by her husband of  



Evelyn Abrew

Thursday, September 9, 2010 3:00 AM 

Evelyn Abrew, age 89, a Calistoga resident for more than 40 years, passed away on Sept. 5, 2010, at her residence with her loving family at her side.  



Evelyn Henrietta (Beach) Rego

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Evelyn June Kemp

Evie Kemp passed away suddenly after a brief illness., Evie was born in Michigan, but lived and worked in Chicago most of her life. Evie moved to California 10 years ago to be close to her family., Evie worked as a bookkeeper., Evie was an avid sports fan, accomplished cook, animal lover, theatre enthusiast and gardener with a wonderful sense of humor. She will be dearly missed by all., A memorial officiated by Chuck Spencer will be held for Evie on Thursday, Sept. 9, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Solid Rock Church Of God, 610 Boyd St., Vacaville, CA 95688.,



Ewer, Rangval

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Rangval Ewer Resident of Fremont entered peacefully into rest September 6, 2010 in Santa Clara, CA. Born April 23, 1925 in Wyoming, he was .....



Family mourns teen motorcycle racer killed at Indy

Saturday, September 4, 2010 10:38 AM 

VANCOUVER, Wash. -- Family members cried and hugged each other for support as pallbearers carried the casket of 13-year-old motorcycle racer Peter Lenz after his funeral Friday at St.


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Filomena T. Ingram

Filomena T. Ingram, 83, of Ft. Collins, CO, passed away in the company of her loved ones on September 5, 2010. Born to Mauro and Lucy Martino Lioy in Brooklyn on April 21, 1927, Filomena attended Evander Childs High School in the Bronx and Hunter College in Queens. She married William T. Ingram in Whitestone, NY in 1958 and served as secretary to his engineering firm, as well as a medical transcriptionist. Filomena and William moved to Santa Rosa, CA in 1988. William passed away in 1991, and Filomena moved to Ft. Collins in 2001. Filomena leaves 4 loving children - John Ingram of Cincinnati, OH, Diane (Brian) Fromme of Ft. Collins, Beryl Nielsen of Napa, CA, and Judy (John) Nelson of Laramie, WY - and 11 grandchildren. She also leaves a brother, Anthony (Lee) Lioy of Bronxville, NY, and sister Anne (Murray) Tondow of Santa Rosa, CA. She was preceded by her sister Antoinette (Vincent) Brown of Whitestone, NY. Memorial services and reception will be held on September 10, 2010 at 4:00, at the Allnutt Drake Chapel in Ft. Collins. Contributions may be sent to Filomena's home church in New York, The Church on the Hill, in care of Allnutt Funeral Services, 650 W. Drake Rd., Ft. Collins, CO 80526



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Frank E. Flowers Sr.

Frank E. Flowers Sr., 73, passed away Sept. 6th at his home in Vallejo., Frank was born to Charlie and Alice Flowers in Brookehaven, Miss., on June 22, 1937. He worked as a cook at the California Veterans Home in Yountville for more than 30 years, retiring in 1992., He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Virginia; and his brothers, Charlie Jr. and Harold., Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Mandy; sons, Aaron Johnson, Frank Jr. and David; sisters, Arnette and Claudette; brothers, Willie and Larry; nine grandchildren; and a niece, Jackie Walker., Visitation will be held 4 to 9 p.m. Monday and funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Twin Chapels Mortuary, 1100 Tennessee St., Vallejo. Inurnment will be private.



Frank Edward Koehler

Frank Edward Koehler, 81, of Vacaville, passed away after a brief illness on Monday, at his home in Vacaville. He was born Nov. 30, 1928, in San Francisco but was raised in Yerington, Nev. Frank attended San Jose State University, where he earned his A.B. degree in Education with a minor in Art. While there he met his future bride, Regina Cecelia Smith. Frank taught school for 26 years. He spent 21 years teaching elementary and middle school in the Dixon Unified School District before retiring in 1983., Frank loved working with his hands and exploring the natural world. He was an avid builder, and built the family home almost single-handedly. He loved to garden, and he loved living in the country with his family. He will also be remembered fondly by many students of CA Jacobs Middle School in Dixon, where he taught industrial arts., Frank is survived by his wife of 55 years, Regina, son and daughter-in-law, Mark Koehler and Rachel LePell of Alameda; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Bob Christy of San Antonio, Texas, Christine and Jim Eriksen of Edgewater, Md., Kathleen Koehler and Landy Durrosette of Oakdale and Joanne and Joe Garcia of Woodland; older brother, Jim Koehler of San Carlos, twin brother and sister-in-law Henry and Nancy Koehler of Yerington, Nev.; 10 grandchildren, Matthew, Justin and Sean Christy of San Antonio, Texas, Miles, Arden and Liam Koehler of Alameda, Jimmy and Cori Eriksen of Edgewater, Md., and Sydney and Sophia Garcia of Woodland., Visitation was held Sept. 2, at Milton Carpenter Funeral Home in Dixon followed by a Mass on Friday, Sept. 3, at St. Peter's Catholic Church. Interment was at Silveyville Cemetery in Dixon. Arrangements are under the direction of Milton Carpenter Funeral Home, 678-2189,



Frank R. Harrigan

Passed away peacefully in Santa Rosa, CA, surrounded by his loving family on September 7, 2010, beloved husband for 54 years of Catherine E. Harrigan. Loving father of Tom (Shannon) Harrigan, Larry (Laura) Harrigan and Colleen (Herb) McDuffee. Cherished grandfather of Megan, Caitlyn and Brenna. Dear brother of Jim Harrigan, Marge Harrigan and the late Bob, Dick and John Harrigan. Frank was born, reared and educated in San Francisco, CA, graduating from Sacred Heart High School. He enlisted with his close friend, Frank Grimley in the Marine Corps in 1952. Frank spent many years in the deep foundation and marine construction industry, throughout the U.S. and overseas, retiring from J.H. Pomeroy. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, SIRS #58 of Petaluma and a former member of the Penngrove Social Firemen. He was 77 years of age. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 12, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the PARENT-SORENSEN MORTUARY & CREMATORY, 850 Keokuk St., Petaluma, with the Vigil Service held at 4:00 p.m. Family and friends are also invited to attend the Funeral Mass, Monday, September 13, 2010 at Noon at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 150 St. Joseph Way, Cotati, CA. Interment, Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Petaluma. The family prefer memorials be made to Hanna Boys Center or to your favorite charity.



Fred Aurelio

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Frederick Miles

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 3:00 AM 

Frederick W. Miles passed away Aug. 29, 2010, in Chandler, Ariz., at the age of 78.  




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Galatsatos, Vickie Faye (Raling)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:00 AM 

Vickie Faye Galatsatos passed away September 5, 2010, surrounded by family. She was born January 22, 1955, in North Carolina and moved to Lodi ..... 



Gilbert Paquette

Gilbert (Gil) Paquette, 75, of Thousand Palms, Calif. passed away September 6, 2010, at home with his family by his side, of natural causes. He was born April 24, 1935, to Leo and Evelyn (Day) Paquette at Mi Casita Hospital in Indio, Calif. He attended Palm Springs High School, graduated from Palm Valley Private School's first graduating class. He earned his BA degree at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He married Janine Connor on July 24, 1982 in Palm Springs, Calif. He served in the U.S. Air Force in Japan from 1955-1959 and won the "Tops in Blues" (Tenor) singing contest. He was founder and co-owner of Gil's Drive-in Liquor & Deli in Rancho Mirage in the 1960's for 17 years with his first wife, Nancy Sweeney. He later owned Century 21 Encore Realty in Cathedral City. He served as Mobile Home Commissioner, Council Member and Mayor of Cathedral City. He was a member of Knights of Columbus and



Glasgow, Clifford Wayne

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Lt. Col. Clifford Wayne Glasgow Aug 20, 1912 - Sep 2, 2010 Oakland Resident Lt. Col. Clifford Wayne Glasgow, a retired Army reservist, passed ..... 



Green, Rachael

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:00 AM 

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Harry Godshalk

Saturday, September 4, 2010 3:00 AM 

Harry L. Godshalk died on Aug. 30, 2010, at 96.  



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Harvey Sullivan

Tuesday, September 7, 2010 3:00 AM 




Hatch, Roxanne (Peters)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:00 AM 

Roxanne Hatch Seamstress Roxanne Hatch, 48, formerly of Lodi, died July 29. She was born Sept. 18, 1961 in Lodi. Ms. Hatch was a seamstress .....



Henry Bartlett Ambrose

Ambrose, Henry Bartlett, born on Feb. 6, 1917 in Grayhawk, Kentucky, passed away on Sept. 4, 2010. Mr. Ambrose served 4 years in the US Army Medical Corps from 1942-1946 during 



Herbert Duncan

Herbert Lloyd Duncan On September 4, Herb passed peacefully at his daughter's home in Kelseyville surrounded by 4 generations of loving family. He was born April 10, 1919 in San Francisco. Survived by his loving daughters, Judy (George) Thut and Melinda (Jim) Hilton and adoring grandchildren, George Jr. (Shelly) Thut, Jeannine (Dennis) Westphal; Marc (Sose) Days, Summer (Kenneth) Monroe, and Time Hilton. Also 12 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. He was very proud of his family and bragged about having great-great-grandchildren. Herb was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis in 1995 and wife Jane in 2003, his granddaughter, Michelle Westphal and great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Westphal. He served in the Navy during, and attended UC Berkeley. Herb and Phyllis were married for 47 years and resided in Menlo Park until her death. Together they started Flame Air Inc., a company he owned for 30 years. During their marriage they traveled to 52 countries and were members of the Suburban Club and Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club where he was a member for 42 years enjoying a round of golf each Wednesday and Saturday with long time friends. In 1998 he married Jane. Together they continued their love to travel. The family is planning a Memorial Service in Menlo Park. They prefer donations to Hospice Services of Lake County, 1717 S. Main St., Lakeport, CA 95453-5668. For further information call Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, (707)263-0357 or visit



Hitchcock, Ruth L.

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Ruth L. Hitchcock Nov. 11, 1920Sept. 4, 2010, age 89, Resident of Livermore, CA Born and raised in Ohio, Ruth graduated from Shaw High .....



Hunter, Rosemarie Greene (Sweetie Pie)

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Rosemarie Greene Millner Hunter (Sweetie Pie) Feb. 26, 1930 Sept. 5, 2010 Resident of Berkeley Rosemarie passed away at her home in Berkeley with ..... 



Hunziker, Ione Augusta (Goltz)

Saturday, September 4, 2010 2:00 AM 

Ione Augusta Goltz Hunziker, age 83, passed away peacefully in Stockton on September 2, 2010. Ione was born December 15, 1926, in Balaton, Minnesota ..... 



Ira Lee

Thursday, September 9, 2010 3:00 AM 

Ira John Lee passed away at home, with his family at his side, on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. He was 89 years old. Born in Pocatello, Idaho, on Feb. 7, 1921, he moved as an infant to San Francisco and at 



Irene Macdonald

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J. Laurent "Bill" Comeau

Real Estate Broker, Developer, and resident of Palm Springs, Calif. since 1956, passed away at his home surrounded by his loving family on September 3, 2010 at the age of 85. He was born in Weymouth, Nova Scotia on April 6, 1925 to Edmund and Marie Comeau and was the third of twelve children. He married his wife Mary, in Melbourne, Australia in 1949. Bill was a long time member of the Elks, a fourth degree Knight of Columbus and Charter Member of the Sun-Up Rotary.




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Jaime Garza

Jaime Garza was an Amazing Man of God. He stepped into eternity September 4th 2010 at 7:47pm surrounded by his wife and children. All who knew him encountered Jaime's sense of humor and God's love. He was married to the love of his life, Patricia, of 28 years. They met at Southern Calif. College September of 1980 and were married March 27, 1982. Jaime was passionate about his wife and 4 children. There was great amounts of love and laughter between them. Jaime lived his life teaching his children to serve God no matter what. Regardless of illness, sorrow, or loss. You serve till your very last breath. He applied this bible verse: For me to live is Christ and to die is gain. He lived the example of showing people the Love of Christ and to live Christ-Like. Jaime always knew his God-given purpose in his life. He leaves a legacy in his wife and children: Jessica Marie Garza, Michael Jaime Garza, Alex Julio Garza, Brian James Garza. He will be greatly missed by many. Jaime's wife, Patricia, and their children are honored to call him husband and Dad. A celebration of Jaime Garza's life will be held at Champion Life Church, 72745 Hwy 111, Palm Desert, Ca 92260, Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 4pm and 6pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Champion Life Church Building Fund.



James William Gardner

James William Gardner, 54, of Desert Hot Springs, Calif. passed away August 27, 2010 in Palm Springs, Calif. He was born February 26, 1956 to Sidney Gardner and Beverly Lamb in Norco, Calif. He married Michele Scheurer on December 18, 1992 in Norco, Calif. James was an auto-motive and motorcycle technician for over 30 years. He was the owner of "The House of Two Wheel Thunder", a motorcycle and auto repair business. He was a well-respected member of several motorcycle clubs and organizations including The American Motorcycle Association. He is survived by his wife, Michele Gardner of Desert Hot Springs, Calif.; his daughter, Brooke and son-in-law Mark Tierney of La Quinta, Calif.; his father, Sidney Gardner and step-mother Becky Gardner of Moline, Ill.; and his father-in-law, Charles Scheurer of Desert Hot Springs, Calif. Celebration of Life will be held at the family home in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. from 4-8:00 p.m, Saturday, September 11, 2010. Remembrances to be shared at 6:00 p.m. The family would like to thank the Trauma ICU staff at Desert Regional Medical Center for their exceptional care.



Jerrold E. McGovern

Jerrold passed away peacefully at his home in Sebastopol on September 7, 2010 at the age of 61. Loving father of Jason (Andriena) McGovern and Molly (Dane) Blask of Sacramento and Jon McGovern of Woodland. Beloved "Papa" to grandchildren Connor McGovern, Richard Smoot, Taylor Blask, and Kara Blask. Cherished brother of Michael McGovern, Dennis McGovern and the late Patricia McGovern. Son of the late Michael and Gloria McGovern. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Jerrold was born in San Francisco and brought up in Daly City. He was drafted into the Army and served in the, . He worked as a metal fabricator for 40 years. He was an animal lover and loved refurbishing old furniture and gardening. Family and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Liturgy on Friday, September 10, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at PARENT-SORENSEN MORTUARY, 301 S. Main St., Sebastopol, 829-5433.



Jesus J. Torres

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 6:23 PM 

Jesus J. Torres, age 79 and a former resident of Porterville passed away on January 10, 2010 in Colima, Mexico.Jesus was born in Buena Vista, Michoacan, Mexico. When he moved to California he began working for Santa Fe Railroad and retired after 30...


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Joaquin Alberto Pineda

Joaquin Alberto Pineda 66, of Olivehurst, passed away on September 7, 2010. Visitation will be from 3-7pm on Monday, September 13, at Lipp & Sullivan Chapel. Graveside services will be at 11am on Tuesday, at Sutter Cemetery in Sutter.



Joaquin, Terry L.

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Terry L. Joaquin A resident of Copperopolis Terry L. Joaquin entered into rest in the CCU unit in Stockton, Ca on September 7, 2010. .....



Joe Oliver

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 10:50 PM 

Joe Oliver, 68 of Porterville, CA passed away on January 4, 2010. He passed peacefully at home, surrounded by family. Joe was a former resident of Mariposa, Oakhurst and Raymond, CA. Joe was born to Ben and Andy Oliver in Byars, OK on May 18, 1941....


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John Chase, who wrote about Santa Cruz architecture, dies at 57

Thursday, August 19, 2010 9:51 AM

John Chase was remembered fondly by friends and co-workers as a man who was witty, dressed flamboyantly, had a great sense of humor and a deep love for his adopted town of Santa Cruz, whose architecture and history he chronicled in a book.


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John J. Martell

John J. Martell, age 73, of New Milford, died Thursday, September 9, 2010 at home, surrounded by his family after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Diane E. Palmieri Martell. Mr. Martell was born in Norwalk, May 17, 1937, son of the late Mary Palochick Archiere. He started his career as a meat cutter at Safeway and retired as meat cutter-manager from Adams Market in Watertown in 1999. He later worked for several years at Northville Market. Mr. Martell was a member in good standing with United Food and Commercial Workers Union. He was a New York Yankee fan and avid gardener and cook. He always enjoyed his Wednesday morning breakfast at Theo's with his best friends, Paul and Jim. His family would like to give a special thank you to all the physicians, nurses, technicians and staff for all their love and support, especially the staff in the Cancer Center, Emergency Room, Hospice, Social Services and Pharmacy. In addition to his wife of 25 years, he is survived by two sons, David Martell and his wife Laura, and Andrew Martell and his girl friend Isabella Sperduto; three daughters, Pam Martell, Maryann Martell Vanterpool and her husband Art, and Wendy Martell Boughton and her husband Matt; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 10 A.M. at St. Francis Xavier Church, New Milford. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may call on Monday, September 13, 2010, from 5 to 8 P.M. at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make a contribution in John's memory to the New Milford Hospital Foundation for Cancer Care Services for men, 21 Elm Street, New Milford, CT. 06776.



John Leo Boskovich

JANUARY 10, 1926 - SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 John Leo Boskovich, who along with his brothers helped found Boskovich Brothers Farms and who in later life was a popular and avid supporter of the Spirit of Troy, USC Marching Band, died on Tuesday, September 7, at the age of 84, after a brief period of declining health. His story in many ways mirrored the great events of the twentieth century and the city of Los Angeles. Born on January 10, 1926 in a Los Angeles that little resembles the city of today, John grew up in North Hollywood when it was still very much a rural community of dirt roads. His father Stephen Boskovich was a Croatian immigrant and one of the early farmers to work the valley. After attending North Hollywood High School, he enlisted in the



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Jones, Darius

Monday, October 12, 2009 2:00 AM 

Guest book for Darius Jones. ..... 



Joseph Joel "Roger" Abrew

Joseph "Roger" Joel Abrew was born on Sep. 2, 1943. He was the son of Joseph and Nita Abrew, of Vacaville. He attended Golden Gate Academy and graduated from Pacific Union College with a Masters in Mathematics and a minor in Music. He taught Math and Music at Mountain View Academy for 4 years during which his band "The Royal Blues" produced two records., Opting for a career change, he attended Loma Linda University and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He graduated early and went to teach dentistry at the University of New York Dental School in Stony Brook, Long Island. Later he returned to Vacaville and established his dental practice in 1974. Roger loved Dentistry and the interaction it provided him with his patients. He worked as a dentist for 30 years until he retired in 2004. His practice carries on today through his son Joseph., Roger enjoyed playing his trumpet in several jazz bands, religious music groups, and orchestras. He loved golf and played regularly at Green Valley Country Club for 30 years., He is survived by his two children: Joseph and Lisa, and his two sisters, Diana Jennings and Darllynne Michael. A memorial will be held in his honor on Friday, Sept. 10, at 1 p.m. at the Mission Church located at 6391 Leisure Town Road in Vacaville and all who would like to attend are invited. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to the American Heart Association , Maranatha, or ADRA., All arrangements entrusted to the care of Nadeau Family Funeral Home, 455-7700.,



Jovita Martinez

JOVITA M. MARTINEZ 1911 ~ 2010 She is survived by 5 of her children and has joined 1 child with Jesus. She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 64 great grandchildren and 18 great-great grandchildren. She will be dearly missed and will always be deeply loved by her family. Services will held at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park, Costa Mesa.



Joyce Evelyn Mercer

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Juan Maldonado 1956-2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:43 PM 

Juan Miranda Maldonado, 54, passed away Sept. 4 at Queen of the Valley Medical Center. He was born in Mexico on June 21, 1956, to Luis Maldonado and Magdalena Miranda. 



Juan Reyes Ibarra

Ibarra, Juan Reyes, 81, of Santa Ana, passed away on September 6. A 



Juanita Rubio Cooper

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Julius Lehfeldt

Julius Lehfeldt, born March 19, 1914, in Broad View, Mont., passed away on Aug. 30, in Yuma, Ariz., He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Lois E. Picton Lehfeldt., He is survived by four sons and two daughters, Norman Howard of San Francisco; Thomas Charal, Michael Stephan and Patrick William, all of Vacaville, Calif.; Eva May Forsman of Canby, Ore., and Janis Marie Moorhouse of San Jose, Calif.; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren., Mr. Lehfeldt retired in 1974. He was a member of the California Retired Teachers Association and National Association of Retired Teachers., He was a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and held a master's degree from the University of Pacific in Stockton, Calif. He was a charter member of the following: Y's Men's Club of Stockton, St. Paul's Methodist Church of Vacaville, Kiwanis Club, Vacaville. He was past president of the Lions Club, Arbuckle, Calif. He served seven years as a member of the State Council of Education for the California Teachers Association and was chairman of the Professional Rights and Responsibilities Committee. Prior to his retirement, he was principal and assistant superintendent of the Vacaville Unified School District from 1952 to 1965. He served as superintendent of Pierce Joint Unified School District in Colusa County, Calif., at the time of his retirement. He served as a substitute teacher in Yuma schools after his retirement., No services at his request. Memorial donations are suggested to Trinity United Methodist Church, Yuma. Ariz., Building Fund.,



June Maurer LaBolle

June, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at the age of 81. She is survived by her husband, Victor, three sons, David, Michael, and Eric, and one daughter, Diane (Rosa Kiana) Rossi, as well as nine grandchildren. Daniel, Calista, Kristina, Jeremy, Jeffery, Christopher, Tammer, Ramona, Daniel, Andrew. June was born in Detroit, Michigan. She and her husband were born in the same hospital, though as Victor liked to say, "She came late, as usual" (she was five years younger). June and Victor celebrated their sixtieth wedding anniversary in 2009. Together they lived in Washington D.C., and California, and moved to Humboldt County in 1986 to be closer to their adult children. She shared her husband's interest in photography, and together they were among the founding members of the Redwood Camera Club. She also was an avid reader and game player with skills in bridge, crosswords, and soduku. June was always concerned about others and she was extremely generous with all. She donated her time and money to many organizations and people.She took on leadership roles with the PTA, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, YMCA, as well as serving as a community organizer. She was a registered Democrat who never failed to vote. Intelligent and thoughtful, her family valued and respected her advice, and she gave it freely. In recent years, health problems caused her to struggle. However, she continued to function as the matriarch of the family she created. She was an excellent cook, and passed on her culinary skills to her daughters in law, Lisa, Kathey and Juana. The family suggests that donations be made to UNICEF (1-800-FOR-KIDS) or a charity of your choice. Please sign the online guestbook at



June Vaughn

Saturday, September 4, 2010 3:00 AM 

June E. Vaughn, 77, of Lodi, died Aug. 30. She was born June 11, 1933 in California. 




November 11, 1910 August 31, 2010 Born to Joseph Philip Loeb and Amy Kahn Loeb, great-granddaughter of Harris Newmark. She was a graduate of Los Angeles High School and 



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Tuesday, September 7, 2010 3:00 AM 





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Larry Eugene Fairless

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 10:51 PM 

Larry Eugene Fairless, 62 of Porterville, CA, born on February 14, 1947, passed away on January 11, 2010. Larry was a former resident of Coalinga, and San Joaquin, CA and lived in Porterville for the past five years in the home of his dreams with...


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Lauretta Ramirez

Friday, September 10, 2010 3:00 AM 

Lauretta Frances Ramirez, 89, of Lodi, died Sept. 7. She was born in El Reno, Okla. 



Lawrence Peterman

Lawrence Peterman, age 76 of Southbury, died September 7, 2010. Long time resident of Brook-field and Cranford, N.J., he was a graduate of Rutgers University, a veteran of the, and was employed for many years as marketing director of the Barden Corporation. Larry was an avid read-er and golfer and enjoyed the company of friends and family. He will be greatly missed. Married for 51 years to Eileen Kelly Peterman, Larry is survived by daughter, Laura Sock of Sandy Hook, her husband, Landon, and sons, Noah, Jordan, and Dylan; son, Rick Peterman of Columbus, Ohio, his wife, Lisa, and daughters, Riley and Gabrielle. As well as sister-in-law, Linda Lee Kelly of Elizabeth, N.J. A gathering of friends and family has been arranged for Saturday, September 11th at the Honan Funeral Home located at 58 Main Street in Newtown between 1 and 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, it is asked that donations be made to Regional Hospice of Western Connecticut.



Lee Rasmussen

Lee passed away September 2, 2010 at the age of 68 with wife, Sharon of 46 years and children Kris Oandasan and Greg Rasmussen by his side, and son-in-law Tony Oandasan and dear friend Debbie Lessner nearby. Lee worked as a pump mechanic at Weeks Drilling and Pump for 40 years. He belonged to the Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Club whose displays are shown at various events including the Gravenstein Apple Fair. He enjoyed visiting with his many dear friends and spoiling his dog, Shiloh. In addition to his wife and children, he is also survived by his sister Carol Smith, and by numerous nieces and nephews. Lee requested no funeral services be held. Any donations please be made to the Forestville Fire Department, PO Box 427, Forestville, CA 95436.



Leota Margaret Durham Shawver

Leota Margaret Shawver died at the age of 93 in Santa Rosa, on May 21, 2010., Leota moved to Vacaville in 2001 from Coarsegold, Calif., where she had lived with her husband since 1976. After his death, she wanted to live closer to her two children, Patrice Frary of Sebastopol and Donald Shawver of Fair Oaks., She was an active member of Covenant Community Church. She also was a painting student at the Vacaville Senior Center and enjoyed painting twice-weekly, taking time out during painting class to go downstairs to exercise., In 2004, Leota was chosen by Opportunity House as their Volunteer of the Year and was honored by the city of Vacaville for her services. Leota was an avid reader and was eclectic in her taste, from Mark Twain to Eleanor Roosevelt to Charles Colson. She was interested in world peace and kept up with the United Nations news, but also loved the Giants and the A's and also loved Tiger Woods., She was born in Springfield, Mo., the fourth of 10 children, and raised in the general Tulsa, Okla., area. She graduated from Tulsa high school at age 16 and moved to California in her late teens, residing in Pasadena and Costa Mesa., She married at the age of 24 and had her two children in her early 30s, after moving to northern California. Her active community service years were spent in Fremont, Calif., where she was not only active in her church but also in the local civic affairs of the city. She began painting in the late '60s and continued up until nine months before her death. Her medium was acrylics and like her reading tastes, her painting also showed a wide range of topics, from landscapes, to still life, to small animals., Leota leaves behind her two children and their spouses, Patrice and Steve Frary and their four children, Kathryn, Bryce, Grace and Anna, and five grandchildren; and Don and Peggy Shawver and his three children, Donna, Lee, and Luke, and one grandchild., Her memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m. at Covenant Community Church., In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to either Covenant Community Church - Deacons Fund, or Opportunity House.,



Lillian Jorgesen

Thursday, September 9, 2010 3:00 AM

Lillian Fern Jorgesen, 90, of Napa, died Monday, Sept. 6, 2010, at a local convalescent center.  



Lillian Jorgesen 1920-2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:42 PM 

Lillian Fern Jorgesen, 90, of Napa, died Sept. 6, 2010 in Napa. 



Lita M. Lawless

Lita M. Lawless, 88, of Dixon, died on Saturday, Sept. 4, in Vacaville., She was born on Sept. 22, 1921, in Ogden, Utah., A visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 9, from 12 to 1 p.m. with a funeral to follow at 1 p.m. at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Dixon. Bishop Meseda will be officiating., Arrangements are by Milton Carpenter Funeral Home, 678-2189,



Lloyd N. Webb

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Lloyd W. Craven

Thursday, January 14, 2010 5:53 PM 

Lloyd W. Craven passed away on January 11, 2010. He was born in Lindsay, California on February 1, 1930. He was a Korean War Veteran and was retired from the Tulare County Road Department in Terra Bella. He is survived by his wife Glenda Craven of...


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Longmyre, Charles James "DOC"

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM

Charles James "DOC" Longmyre Sept. 12, 1948 - Sept. 02, 2010 Resident of Oakland, CA Charles James "DOC" Longmyre 61, beloved son, brother, nephew, ..... 



Lorene Denna

Thursday, September 2, 2010 3:00 AM 

Lorene Denna, 84, passed away at the Queen of the Valley Hospital on Aug. 31, 2010. She was born in Pitcher, Okla., on July 4, 1926, to Alfred and Florence Bailey. She grew up in Waldren, Ark., until  



Louis Ungaretti

Louis John Ungaretti Died at home in Carmel, CA on Sunday, September 5 after a long illness. Lou was born on October 18, 1927, in San Francisco. He grew up in the Mission District, and after graduating from Lick-Wilmerding High School, he attended Cogswell College and became a concrete contractor, work he did for many years. Lou is survived by his wife, Elisabeth; his three daughters, Lorri Ungaretti, Elena Ungaretti, and Cynthia Lundberg; and his two grandchildren, Julia and James Lundberg.



Louise Christensen

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Lubov Bremer

LUBOV BREMER Passed away surrounded by family and friends on Sept. 4, 2010 after a brief struggle with gastric cancer. Loving mother of Natalia Bremer. Her friends describe her as a wonderful women with an open heart, smile on her face and a mischievous twinkle in her eyes. She was a gracious hostess and an amazing cook. She will be missed by those who knew her. She died as she lived, everyone's friend. Friends and family are invited to attend the Panihida on Thursday Sept. 9th at 7:00PM and funeral on Friday 10:00AM, both at Old Holy Virgin Cathedral 864 Fulton St. S.F. Interment to follow at Serbian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to Old Holy Virgin Cathedral



Lundin, Nancy (Brown)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:00 AM 

Nancy Brown Lundin passed away peacefully at the Hospice House in Stockton on Saturday, September 4, 2010. Nancy was born on January 9, 1922, to ..... 



Lydon, Robert William

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Robert William Lydon, 82 SAN MARCOS -- Robert William Lydon passed away Friday, September 3rd, 2010, in the compassionate care of Hospice. A resident .....



Lynch, Javaughna

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 2:00 AM 

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MURILLO, Beatrice

MURILLO, Beatrice Born December 16, 1926, died August 18, 2010. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Rachel McMillan. She is survived by her sons Michael Lopez, and Joseph, David and Frank Murillo; brothers Richard Lopez and LeRoy, Robert and Adolph Alvarado; sisters Catherine Garcia, Mary Louise Green and Stephanie Dunaway, as well as several grandchildren and great- grandchildren.



Malvo, DeWitt

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

DeWitt Malvo Sept. 10, 1900 - Sept. 21, 1984 You gave us many things in life. Gifts both great and small. But most of .....



Manuela Hernandez McCarty

McCARTY-Manuela Hernandez McCarty, was born June 27, 1920 in Colton, CA, daughter of Nicolas & Simona Hernandez. She passed away on August 1, 2010 in Whittier, CA. Friends are invited to a memorial service at 4 pm, Sept. 12 at the East Whittier Women's Club. Nellie attended Colton High School where she met her 1st husband, Joe Hernandez. She moved to LA during WWII, met & married her 2nd husband Harold McCarty in 1951, moved to La Mirada, got an AA Degree from Cerritos College and became a pre-school



Margery Stafford

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 3:00 AM 

Margery Jane Stafford passed away Sept. 1, 2010 at Queen of the Valley Hospital in Napa, six days before her 93rd birthday. Loved ones were by her side.  



Marie "Mimi" Carreiro

On Friday, September 3, 2010 Mimi passed away following a brief stay at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Born July 14, 1946 in Oakland CA to Audrey and Albert Carusillo (deceased). Mimi was the first of five children born. Albert (Roz) Carusillo, Healdsburg; Gregory Carusillo (deceased); Margaret (Ron) Paredes, Hayward, CA and Michael (Lisa) Carusillo, Peralta, NM. She became the eldest of 12 siblings after her mother adopted her 7 cousins following the premature death of their mother. Collette DaPrix (deceased); Denise (Craig) Davis, PA; Genine DaPrix, TN; Charles DaPrix (deceased); Raymond DaPrix (deceased); Daniel (Jane) DaPrix, PA; and Robert (Robin) DaPrix,TN. Predeceased by her husband Glenn Carreiro on Sept. 12, 2008 in Hawaii where they spent 5 years together. Survived by her children Jennifer (Bert) Terreri of Healdsburg; Michael (Keiko) Carreiro of San Francisco; Tobias (Ramona) Mason of Healdsburg, Jacob (Lei) Mason of Honolulu, Hawaii and Jesse (Marissa) Carreiro of Kaneohe, HI. By her 13 grandchildren, Jessica and Justin Furia, Katie, Bridget and Luca Terreri; Julian Carreiro; Dalton, Tiffany and Katie; Maika, Mikiala and Jayden Carreiro; and Nohealani Mason, as well as her great-grandchildren, Violet and Caden. Auntie Mimi to many nieces and nephews. She was close to her cousins, her aunts, uncles, and her in-laws. She affectionately remembered her grandparents. Mimi had lots of great friends who remained close to her throughout her life, throughout her illness and present until the end. Mimi moved her family to Sonoma County in 1971 where she raised her children in Healdsburg. She was a stay-at-home mom until all of her children were in school at times taking in children for daycare. Mimi began her career as a school librarian at Geyserville Elem. School, then Forestville Elem. School, finishing up at Healdsburg Elem. School. An avid reader, Mimi loved to write, listen to music and research ancestry. She enjoyed Italian and Japanese culture, art, music and language. She loved good food, good wine and gathering anywhere that her family was. She was a creative cook. She had a great laugh and eyes that smiled. So proud of her children and grandchildren, they were the light of her life. She was most proud of being a mother. It was clear to all who knew Mimi that she was a wonderful mother who loved her children more than life itself. Our biggest fan, the supporter of our every move, our mom was always there for us. We will miss her so much. A private ceremony will take place at the Healdsburg Oak Mound Cemetery. Friends and Family are invited to a Celebration of Life to honor Mimi's memory on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at the home of Jennifer and Bert Terreri, 302 West Matheson Street, Healdsburg at 2:00 p.m.



Marilyn Marks Tenzer

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Maris, Anna Vivien

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:00 AM 

Anna Vivien Maris 19 Nov. 1928 - 2 Sept. 2010 Resident of Fremont Anna V. "Kitty" Maris passed away unexpectedly at her home in .....



Marjorie May Obraza

Marjorie May Obraza, 90, of Vallejo, passed away at home on Tuesday. She was born in Creston, Iowa., Marjorie was an avid golfer and member of Women's Golf Club at Blue Rock Springs. She was also a member of Women of the Moose, Vallejo Chapter, No. 315, reaching the highest degree in the chapter by earning the degree of College of Regents., Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Obraza, in 1982., Marjorie is survived by her son, John F. Obraza of Ojai, Calif.; sisters, Radene Tubrick of Omaha, Neb., and Elma Coston of New Market, Iowa; grandchildren, John Thomas Obraza, Patrick James Obraza and Rhiannon Elizabeth Obraza., In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society , 744 Empire St., Suite 206, Fairfield, CA 94533, Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14. Both will be held at Skyview Funeral Chapel, 200 Rollingwood Drive, Vallejo., Arrangements by Skyview Memorial Lawn, Vallejo.



Mary Margaret Loomis Carroll

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McCall, Irene Ellen

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:00 AM 

Irene Ellen McCall, 90, of Fremont died Saturday, September 4, 2010 after a courageous battle with stomach cancer. She was born in Idaho March ..... 




Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:00 AM 

Neil McDaniel Resident of Lafayette Neil passed away Sunday, September 5. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; his daughters and their husbands Marianne ..... 



McKindley, Ray

Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:00 AM 

Ray was born to Ernest and Mae McKindley of Acampo, CA. He graduated from Lodi High School. He served in the US Navy aboard .....



Medinas, Clyde Raymond

Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:00 AM 

Clyde R. Medinas Resident of San Leandro passed away September 3, 2010 in San Francisco. Loving son of Candio Medinas his wife Sue and ..... 



Michael "Mickey" Ramsay

On August 23, 2010 Michael Ramsay of Santa Rosa passed after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was a wonderful man that was loved by so many. He is survived by his daughter Angela, granddaughter Breanna, as well as his two sisters, Sandy and Debra, his two brother, Dennis and Jack, and several nieces and nephews, and cousins. "Micky" was a hard working, loving and caring man who will be dearly missed and remembered by both his family and his friends. Mike was born in Bremerton, WA in 1942, the family later moved to Paso Robles, CA. Where he graduated from Paso Robles High School in 1960, he then joined the Coast Guard, upon his return from the service he got married and was blessed with his daughter Angela Ramsay. He then moved to Santa Rosa, CA in 1986 where he remained until his passing. Family and friends are invited to attend a celebration of life, on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the "Mobile Home Estates" located at 5761 Old Redwood Highway, Santa Rosa, CA 95403



Miriam Irene Pyland

Miriam Irene Pyland Age 69. Passed away September 2, 2010 in Long Beach. Beloved mother of Debbie, Dianna and Michael. Grandmother of Faleshia, Phillip, Chriss and Jacobe. Sister of Diana Strauss. Memorial service is 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 20, 2010 at the Church of Our Fathers, Forest Lawn, Cypress. Forest Lawn



Morris, Lynda

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Lynda D. Morris (1943-2010) Memorial Services, September 12, 2010, 1 pm, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, Foresthill, CA. .....



Muriel Roby

Friday, September 10, 2010 3:00 AM 

Muriel Roby, 89, formerly of Lodi, died Sept. 7. She was born Sept. 20, 1920 in Charleston, Ark. 



Naoma Faye O'Dell

Friday, January 15, 2010 7:55 PM 

On January 12, 2010 at 12:15 pm our mother, Naoma Faye O'Dell passed away with her daughters Trish and Linda by her side. Naoma joined our Lord Jesus Christ along with her husband Richard O'Dell, son Jerry Hyder and other family members who were...


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Neil McDaniel

Neil McDaniel Of Lafayette passed away peacefully Sunday, September 5. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, his daughters and their husbands, Marianne and Bill Gagen and Joanne and Terry Dale. He was particularly proud of his grandchildren, Daniel, Neil and Patrick Gagen, and Erica and Andrew Hahn, and great grandchildren, Madeline Gagen and Colten Hahn. He considered them to be his legacy. Neil was born October 6, 1916, the second son of Joseph Kyle McDaniel and Lotta Helen Wilson in Walla Walla, Washington. He attended grammar schools in Oregon and Washington, and graduated from Walla Walla High School in 1934. After graduating in 1937 from Santa Ana Junior College in California where he was Student Body President, he attended Northwestern University at Evanston Illinois on a one year scholarship (too cold), and then graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1939. He worked for Equitable Life In Oakland and then served as an Aviation Supply Officer, US Navy in, . While stationed at Norfolk, VA, he met a young WAVE officer, Amelia Corvaia. For him it was love at first sight. For her, he stood out among the young naval officers as gentlemanly, generous, and solicitous of others. After a full court press, he was able to convince a young Italian girl from Brooklyn to marry him in September 1944. They were married for 51 years. While in the Navy, in addition to serving at Norfolk, he was stationed in the Canal Zone, Panama, then aboard the USS Boxer and finally he served on the staff of the Commander Air Force, Pacific Fleet, in Pearl Harbor. He left active duty in 1946 as a Lt. Commander. He was an intuitive entrepreneur, working in commercial real estate, consumer products, and the automotive after market industries. More than once, he took tiny companies and grew them into leaders in their field. Throughout his career his personal mantra was "Integrity, Performance, and Improvement." He believed that customer service was paramount. In 1969, he became president of Motor and Equipment Manufacturer's Association (MEMA) and also served as president of the Automotive Presidents' Council. He was honored in 1971 by MEMA for outstanding service to the industry. He believed strongly in volunteer service. He was a volunteer for Clausen House, and served on the boards of the Oakland Symphony, the Easter Seal Society of Alameda County, the East Bay Community Foundation, and Holy Names University, where in 2007 he was awarded a doctorate of Humane Letters. He was a generous benefactor of Northern Lights School and Next Step Learning Center in Oakland. To say he was an avid golfer, is an understatement. A member of Sequoyah and Orinda Country Clubs, he loved to taunt his playing partners (much better golfers) that he had seven "holes in one" compared to their many fewer. Neil was blessed to marry Barbara Bonds in 1998 and they lived happily in Lafayette. In addition to being a part of the family, Barbara was a wonderful wife and best friend to Neil for which the entire family is grateful. He was a generous, loving, inspiring man who cared deeply about his family and friends. He loved life and had a great sense of humor. He was a mentor to untold numbers of people. He was a loyal and thoughtful friend to countless and they repaid him during the last months of his life with visits and messages of love and support. He will be sorely missed. Services will be 10:00 AM Friday September 10, Christ the King Catholic Church, 199 Brandon Road, Pleasant Hill. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to a charity of your choice or to Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Blvd., Oakland CA 94605.




Carr, Orien Louis "Jack", 64, of Lake Forest, California, passed away Monday, August 23, 2010. He was born March 28, 1946 in Albany, New York and resided in Lake Forest, California. He is survived by his loving wife, best friend and soul mate, Nancy Judith Carr; his children, Bonnie Calvert (Kevin), Steven Mikesell (Adriana), David Mikesell; grandchildren, Jessica, Stephanie, Lexie, Brady, Michael (Melody); and great-grandchild, Archer. He was the eldest of four siblings, Christy Carr, Alicia Carr and Pete (deceased) Carr (Vicki). He also leaves nieces and nephews; other family members and many friends, most of which he considered family. He graduated from Pepperdine University, Malibu, California with a BSM in 1982. He served in the



Obituaries, Aug. 11, 2010: Matsunami

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 2:05 AM

Iwao Matsunami Services are Sunday for Iwao Matsunami, who died Aug. 2 in Marin from cancer. He was 62. 



Obituaries, Aug. 16, 2010: Gama

Monday, August 16, 2010 9:32 AM 

Ruben Gama Services are Aug. 18 for Ruben Gama, who died Aug. 11 at Watsonville Community Hospital. He was 75. 



Obituaries, Aug. 26, 2010: Panis, Hopper

Thursday, August 26, 2010 3:41 AM 

Darlene Hopper There are no services for Darlene Audrey Hopper, who died Aug. 19 in San Andreas of natural causes. 



Obituaries, August 5, 2010: LeBeau, Brady, Vasquez, Garcia, Jones

Thursday, August 5, 2010 3:32 PM 

Damien LeBeau Services are Aug. 6 for Damien LeBeau, who died July 15 of accidental drowning in Seaside. 



Obituaries, Sept. 2, 2010: Anton, Fortenbery, Lyons, Rhodes

Thursday, September 2, 2010 9:05 AM 

Judith Anton Services will be Oct. 23 for Judith Anton, who died Aug. 26 in Aptos of cancer. She was 77. 




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Pagano, Michael Fredrick

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Michael Fredrick Pagano Resident of Oakland Michael passed away Friday August 27, 2010 at age 45. He is survived by his parents Fred and ..... 



Palimar Valenzuela "Polly" Calderon

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Patricia Cummings

Patricia Rose Cummings Oct. 26, 1927 - Sept. 5, 2010 Peacefully passed away surrounded by loving family on September 5, 2010 after a brief battle with cancer. She was married to the late James Cummings for 38 years who preceded her in death in October 1989. Survived by her son Dan (Sylvia); daughter Cathy Ver Hage (Dan); Grandchildren Matthew (Sharlyn); Michelle; Erin and Kelly Ver Hage. She was also blessed to have enjoyed her time with her great grandchildren Kayley, Ryanne, Jason and Michael. Pat was pre-deceased by her brother Richard (Bea), and Lois (Marvin). Many loving nieces, nephews and long time friends who will miss her company, wit and companionship also survive her. Always the adventurous traveler, Pat made her way west from Wisconsin to California at the end of WWII and met her husband from Texas in San Francisco. They raised their family in the Sunset District during the past 53 years. During their 38 years of marriage, Pat and Jim shared their love of travel with their close friends and family. Pat spent many years working in the restaurant business at Manning's, Guckenheimer as well as a post-retirement stint at See's Candies. Since the passing of our dad in 1989, our mom lived her life the way she wanted - independent and full of adventure. She has traveled to every continent (except Antarctica) and just completed a wonderful cruise to Alaska several weeks ago. She enjoyed her trips with the YMCA, afternoons in her yard and family gatherings. Pat brought a smile to the face of all the people she met and left memories that will never be forgotten. We invite her friends to visit the Celebration of her life on Friday, September 10, at 12:00 noon at DUGGAN'S SERRA MORTUARY, 500 Westlake Avenue, Daly City. Viewing at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations in memory of Patricia Cummings to the San Francisco Zoo.



Patricia Jean Bland

Patricia went home to be with the Lord, her mother and siblings on Friday, Aug. 27. She was with her son quietly at home in Vacaville. Patricia was born in Berkeley, Calif., on Nov. 19, 1934. She has always been a California Girl, except when she attempted a short stay in Bothell, Washington which had too much rain and snow for her., Patricia was a wonderful mother who went above and beyond for her children. They were her life. She was a beautiful and fun woman who could light up a room. Patricia was loved by everybody. Animals were her other love. She was one who would starve first before letting one of her pets go hungry. She will be sorely missed., Patricia is survived by her sons, Danny and Darrin; and husband, Wayne Bland. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and numerous friends and family who all loved her very much., At her request there will be no funeral services. Donations in her name may be made to Solano County SPCA, 2200 Peabody Road, Vacaville, Calif., 95687., Arrangements by Vaca Hills Chapel Funeral Home, 446-3233,,



Patrick Kevin Riley

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Paul Frederick Wacker

Paul Frederick Wacker, 96, of Redlands, CA passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, in Redlands. He is survived by his daughter, Margaret Wacker; grandson, Paul Maxim Wacker and granddaughter, Catherine Fatima Wacker, all of Redlands. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday at Bobbitt Memorial Chapel, 1299 E. Highland Ave. San Bernardino, CA. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 13, 2010 at Bobbitt's. Interment will be at Mt. View Cemetery, San Bernardino. He received his undergraduate degree from



Pauline (Polly) McClary

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Pedro, Robert A.

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

In Loving Memory of Robert A. Pedro Dec. 29, 1960 - Sept. 10, 2002 Our dearest Rob, 8 years has passed. Your life will ..... 



Peter Joseph Ferrari

Peter Joseph Ferrari, 92 of Suisun City died on Friday, Sept. 3. He was born on April 6, 1918., Private family services will be held. Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Fairfield Funeral Home, 425-1041, fairfieldfuneral



Philip Ray Eichenberger

Philip Ray Eichenberger, 60, of Fairfield, died on Aug. 11 following a tragic workshop accident at home. He was born on Aug. 8, 1950, in Portland, Ore., A memorial service will be held on Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1600 Union Ave., Fairfield, Calif. This will be followed by a reception at 4375 Green Valley Road, Fairfield, Calif., In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made in Phil's name to one of the following: JAARS, Attention: Maritime Safety Services, Project S5645, P.O. Box 248, Waxhaw, NC 28173 or Heather House, 724 Ohio St., Fairfield, Calif., 94533, Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Fairfield Funeral Home, 425-1041.,



Poet and publisher George Hitchcock lived a long life of committed artistic independence

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 11:44 PM 

As the publisher of a literary journal, George Hitchcock had many occasions to send out rejection letters to would-be poets and essayists.


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Prieto, Brianne Nicole "Nikki"

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:00 AM 

"Nikki" Prieto lost her life on 9/1/10 after an automobile accident. She was preceded in death by her baby brother Joseph "Mathew" Simpson earlier .....




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ROBERT DARROW: 1927-2010 - Town Clock visionary, dies at 83

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 2:28 PM 

SANTA CRUZ — Veteran attorney Robert Darrow, the former Santa Cruz Redevelop­ment Agency chief who spear­headed reconstruction of the iconic Town Clock, died Fri­day.


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Ralph L. Wilgarde

Ralph L. Wilgarde of Palm Desert, Calif. died July 7, 2010 of natural causes at his home in Palm Desert. He was 82. His family was at his side. Born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1928, he attended the University of PA where he received his BA in Anthropology in 1949. He received his MBA at the University of PA in 1954, and his MPA at Cornell University in 1960. He served in the U.S. Army from 1950-52. He was assistant administrator of Jefferson Medical College Hospital in Philadelphia from 1955-60, assistant administrator of Frankford Hospital in Philadelphia from 1960-64, and administrator of Irvington General Hospital in Irvington, N.J. from 1964-66. He moved to Grosse Pointe, Mich. in 1966 where he was administrator of Cottage Hospital from 1966-88. After he retired, he moved from Grosse Pointe to Palm Desert in 1996. He volunteered at the Betty Ford Center for several years while enjoying his retirement in the warm climate of the California desert. He is survived by a son, David Wilgarde of Palm Springs, Calif.; two daughters, Wendy Ross (Frank) of Moreno Valley, Calif. and Karen Koelzer (Daniel) of Grosse Pointe, Mich.; one grandson, David Koelzer, and a sister, Phyllis Aitelli (Ernest) of Tehachapi, Calif. The body was cremated. No funeral services are planned. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Coachella Valley Rescue Mission in Indio, Calif. or the ASPCA.



Ramirez, Lauretta

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Lauretta Frances Ramirez, 89, of Lodi, died Sept. 7. She was born in El Reno, Okla. Mrs. Ramirez was a high school teacher and taught .....



Rayoma Emily Seufert-Baker

, Redwood Creekers, Orick Elementary school and The Orick Rodeo Association. Rae participated in any and all benefits and functions for those in need. Rae's favorite passtime was baking, especially cupcakes, embroidery and spending time with all her family. She was a dedicated wife, mother and a proud grandmother/great grandmother. Rae never knew a stranger and gladly welcomed others into her home. She was preceeded in death by her parents Karl and Mabel Seufert, along with 5 brothers. Graveside services to be held Monday September 13th at 10am at Sunset Heights Memorial Garden in Tillamook Oregon. Arrangements are being held through Wauds Funeral Home in Tillamook. Per Raes wishes, the family requests no flowers for the graveside services. A celebration of life pot luck will follow Saturday October 9th 2010 in Orick at 4pm. All friends and family are welcome. Please sign the online guestbook at



Reichmuth, Thomas E.

Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:00 AM 

Thomas E. Reichmuth passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2010, following a courageous battle with cancer and surrounded by his loved ones. Tom was ..... 



Richard Allerton

RICHARD M. ALLERTON Richard M. Allerton ("Dick") passed away unexpectedly on Sunday September 5, 2010. He was 82 years old. Dick is survived by his daughter Nancy, his son Steve, and his grandson Luke. Dick had a real passion for the card game of Bridge and was a lifelong teacher and player. He had attained the level of Bronze Life Master. Dick and his family spent several weeks every summer with a beloved Aunt going to Canada, and then to Cape Cod years later. Nancy and Steve remember these trips as being among the most enjoyable parts of their childhoods. Dick decided to move to CA from the NYC area, after visiting Nancy in 1995. To get to California, Dick took a two and a half month driving adventure that enabled him to see a huge swath of the U.S. He moved to San Jacinto a few years ago to live with Nancy. Dick and Nancy shared their love of cats. He had a special bond with Blizzard, the smartest cat either of them had ever known.



Richard Bruce Wells

Richard went to be with the Lord on September 7, 2010. He was born to Earl and Alma Wells on April 27, 1936 in Comptche. He owned and operated Wells Dental, Inc., and invented products that are still used in the dental laboratory today. He earned his private pilot license in 1976 and flew to many destinations over the years. He enjoyed fishing in Alaska with his sister Arlene and brother-in-law David each summer. He was one of the founding board members of Mt. Gilead Bible Conference in Sebastopol and actively served for 47 years. He also served on the Comptche School Board and later the Mendocino Unified School District Board for 20 years. He leaves behind his loving wife Ginger, children Esther (James) Smith of Incline Village, NV, Rhonda (George) Ruiz of Carson City, NV, Marvin (Anita) Wells of Ukiah, CA, Kelvin (Tamara) Wells of Boonville, CA, Laurel (Albert) Van Cleave of Windsor, CA, and Aaron Wells of Comptche, CA. Grandchildren, Lynette (Chad) Miller of Ukiah, CA,/Klamath Falls, OR, Lindsay (Matthew) Hoffman of Roseville, CA, and Nathan (Heather) Duff of Georgetown, CA. Brother, Dr. Neal (Janine) Wells of El Cerrito, CA, sisters Arlene (David) Webb of University Place, WA, and Jeanette (Gary) McJimsey of Fresno, CA. He was predeceased by his grandson, Dustin Wells in 1996. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2010, 2:00 p.m at Chapel of the Redwoods Baptist Church in Comptche. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Gilead Bible Conference, Chapel of the Redwoods Baptist Church, or the Comptche Fire Department. Interment will be private. Arrangements under the care of The Eversole Mortuary.



Richard H. Gomez

Richard H. Gomez passed away on August 29, 2010 in Fontana, Calif. He was born June 11, 1943 in Indio to Pablo and Andrea Gomez. He is survived by his wife, Rose of San Bernardino; sons, Rick, Randy and Chris, all Gomez; daughters, Vianka Orrantia, Denise Gomez and Veronica Gomez; and step-daughter Lorraine Ciriza; brother Edward Gomez; sisters, Jessie Ramirez, Blassa Saiz, Rosie Guzman, Estella Montez, Vera Diaz and Esther Valenzuela; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by three sons, Gene, Ricky, and Mark, all Gomez; two brothers, Eulalio and Charlie Gomez, and his parents. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m, Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at Our Lady of Soledad Catholic Church in Coachella. Burial to follow at Coachella Valley Cemetery.



Richard J. Overholt

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 6:20 PM

Richard J. Overholt, 84, of Porterville passed away on January 7, 2010. He was born in Montebello, California on September 12, 1925. At the age of 14 he moved to this area, west of Porterville where he continued farming with his father and brother....


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Richard Montana

Richard Joseph Montana On September 5th, Richard Joseph Montana passed away peacefully at home in Redwood City. He was born on October 9th, 1945 in San Francisco to Laura and Joe Montana, now deceased. He is survived by his wife, Teresa Montana, his father Tony Gomez of Calistoga, his sisters Anna Montana of Porter Ranch, California and Carmen Baraka of Arcata, California, his nephew Shawn Cunningham of San Francisco, his niece Denise Alpanian of Porter Ranch, California, many great nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins who loved him dearly. Rich spent his younger years in various cities around San Francisco and lived for a short period in Reno, Nevada. He then moved to Redwood City where he graduated from Sequoia High School in 1963. He joined the navy in 1963 just before his 18th birthday and served time in San Diego, Alaska, Japan and Vietnam where he remained in the navy until 1966. He moved home to Redwood City and began working for United Airlines as a mechanic from December 1966 until October 2000 when he retired after 34 years of service. Rich always enjoyed his travel benefits of which he utilized right up until he became ill with kidney cancer three months prior to his passing. His favorite pastime was playing golf in Thailand where he lived part time when he wasn't in Redwood City. He leaves behind many family and friends of whom will miss his sense of humor, his love of life and his competitive nature. Rich never complained and was always positive about life, leading the best life anyone could have with no regrets. He was loved and will be missed by us all. At his request no viewing and no services are planned. He will be cremated according to his wishes.



Richard Sompayrac

RICHARD CARRIGAN "DICK" SOMPAYRAC Born November 27, 1932 in Raleigh North Carolina Dick was a resident of Riverside for 52 years. Dick passed away surrounded by his loving family on Sept. 5. He is survived by his loving wife Helen, his children Mike Sompayrac (Susan) and Sandy Nichols (Larry). He is also survived by his Grandchildren Anne, Madelynn, Carly, Tim, Nicholas, Kristina and Breeanna as well as many nieces and nephews. A viewing will be held on Sunday April 12 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Acheson and Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary, 7944 Magnolia Ave. Riverside, CA. A funeral service will be held on Monday April 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Acheson and Graham Garden of Prayer followed immediately by a burial ceremony at 12:15 p.m. at the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA. Dick served our country with honor and courage in the United States Air Force during the



Richards, Leslie D.

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Leslie D. Richards Nov. 25, 1920 - Sept. 5, 2010 Resident Oakland, CA for 65 years A life of helping others. He lived as ..... 



Robert Allan Argo

Robert "Bobby Allan Argo was born in Eureka on September 14, 1949 to Earl Dale Argo and Beverly Jean Littlefield.On August 31, 2010 Bobby passed away in San Francisco, Ca. While under going treatment for cancer. Boby was a Military Veteran, he served as a Medic in Korea. Bobby enjoyed gardening and working in his beautiful yard. He also loved very much all of his dogs and riding his Indian. He was preceded in death by both of his parents. He is survived by his dedicated and loving partner Susan, his brothers George Argo, Scott Argo and wife Karen. He will be greatly missed by his sons Ian and Kai Argo, Adam, Tory and Eric Hennings, Grandchildren Kayley argo, Jillian, Lexia, Jordan and Stuart Hennings, nephew Drew Argo and by his many many friends. There will be a celebration of his life on September 14, 2010 in his beautiful yard at his home in Alderpoint. Please sign the online guestbook at



Robert Bob James Wise

Robert "Bob" James Wise, 71, of La Quinta, Calif. passed away on September 2, 2010. He was born to Arthur and Helen Wise and was the first New Year's Baby of Monterey County on January 1, 1939. He was a lifelong resident of Carmel, Calif. until he moved to La Quinta in 2005. He is a graduate of the Carmel High School class of 1956. He served in the



Robert Bruce Laube

Memorial services will be held for Robert Bruce Laube, a Manhattan Beach resident for 53 years. Bob was born May 4, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois. He died peacefully on August 16, 2010 with family by his side after battling a chronic illness. Bob served in the Navy during



Robert Eugene. "Bobby" FRANKLIN

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Robert James Wick

WICK-Robert James Wick, died peacefully on Friday September 3, 2010 at his home in San Gabriel. He was born August 28, 1922 in Long Beach, CA, son of Forrest and Winifred Wick. He is survived by his daughter Joyce Wick of San Gabriel, CA and his son James Wick of Huntington, WV. He married Marilyn Lubbring on July 23,1949 and was widowed in 1975. His daughter Diane Quintieri died earlier in 2010. Robert served his country during



Robert L. Klar

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Robert P. Mellander

Robert P. Mellander, 89, of Palm Desert, Calif., passed away from consequences of a stroke at 8:45 PM, on Thursday, September 2, 2010. He was born Paul Robert Mellander on March 17, 1921, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Paul C. and Lydia Swenson Mellander. Bob grew up in St. Charles, Ill., graduating from St. Charles High School in 1939. He attended Glendale Junior College in California, and Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., before serving in the U.S. Army. He made his home in Wheaton, Ill. and worked most of his life as an insurance broker in the Chicago area before he retired to Palm Desert in 1984. It was there that he met the love of his life, Delores Concoby. They were married on October 1, 1988. He was a passionate golfer, a member of Shadow Mountain Golf Club, and a proud member of AA for 35 years. In addition to his wife, Dee; he is survived by sons, Paul (Angeles) and Jeff; daughters, Beth (Jerry Oberndorfer), and Jane Brodt. He is also survived by step-children, Beth Concoby (Don Donoughe), and Gary Concoby (Barbara), with whom he was very close. Combined he is survived by 15 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and three great great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Lois; and an infant daughter, Paula. At his request, services will be private, and donations shall be made to a charity of your choice.



Roby, Muriel

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Muriel Roby, 89, formerly of Lodi, died Sept. 7. She was born Sept. 20, 1920 in Charleston, Ark. Mrs. Roby enjoyed making quilts and giving .....



Ron Rhondeau 1935-2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:43 PM 

Exactly four months after his diagnosis of and battle against the most aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma multiforme, Ron left us on Sept. 2 at the University of Virginia Medical Center. We 



Ronald Hendrickson 1932-2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:41 PM 

Ronald Harold Hendrickson passed away at home with his wife at his side. He was the most gentle, kind, considerate husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather that was and could ever be. He was



Rosanna Parent

Rosanna Parent, passed away Sunday September 5, 2010 of Ovarian Cancer, in the comfort of her own home in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. She was born July 2, 1935 in Bradford, Penn., the daughter of Stephen B. Gibson and Ocie V. Burnside. She was a graduate of Townville High School, Townville PA; Westminster University PA - (BA Music); CSU- Northridge CA (BA Geography); CSU- Northridge CA (MA Urban Studies) and was a CFP (Certified Financial Planner) employed by American Express for 17 years. She was a 30-year member of AAUW (American Association of University Women) and was recently elected President of the Palm Springs Branch. She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Desert, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. and was recently elected to the Board of Trustees. She was an avid reader, with memberships in three book clubs. Gourmet cooking, however, was her passion, as can be attested by the many who dined at her home. She is survived by her husband, Erwin; brother, Jay Gibson of Muskogee, Okla.; and her son, Jay Hanna of Coos Bay, Ore. A memorial service will be a private affair. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the



Roxanne Hatch

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 3:00 AM 

Roxanne Hatch, 48, formerly of Lodi, died July 29. She was born Sept. 18, 1961 in Lodi. 



Rudolph Edward (Rudy) Gonsalves

Passed away in peace, surrounded by those who loved him, at his home in Santa Rosa on September 6, 2010. He was 82 years old. He is survived by his beloved of 24 years, Jean Kapolchok, his son Timothy Gonsalves, former daughter-in-law Terri Gonsalves, grandchildren Justin, Sheridan and Aimee Gonsalves. He is also survived by his sons Stormy (Rudy) Gonsalves & Mark Gonsalves, granddaughter Dina, & Sarah, brother Edward Gonsalves, sister Ruthe Waasdorf and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sons Randy and William (Billy), and former wife Margie. Rudy was born on October 4, 1927 in Winters California. His boyhood was spent on the family ranch in rural Winters, where he came to learn and love agriculture. Through Rudy's stewardship, the ranch remains in the family today and continues to be farmed. Rudy joined the Navy at the age of 17 and served in the Pacific toward the end of, . After the war, Rudy worked for the state of California in Sacramento. It was there he met Margie Brazelle whom he later married. In 1956, he and his family moved to Santa Rosa, California where he began his career in the gravel industry. Hard work and always striving to do better was part of Rudy's nature. Employed at Kaiser Sand & Gravel, Rudy worked his way up the ranks becoming the division manager of the plant and operations on Eastside Road in Windsor, and on Maxwell Drive in Santa Rosa. Serving the community was also an important part of Rudy's life. He was instrumental in the construction of the Santa Rosa Senior Center on Bennett Valley Road, and the Boys and Girls Club in Windsor. He was an active member of the Windsor Lions Club, Windsor Chamber of Commerce, Sonoma County Alliance, Santa Rosa, , North Coast Builders Exchange and the Santa Rosa Breakfast Club. He also loved flying, owning several private planes, and his ranch where he would go on the weekends, tending to the yard, the walnut orchard and doing a little hunting during dove season. Sadly, since 2005, Rudy suffered from dementia, which claimed his life on September 6, 2010. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass on Monday, September 13, 2010, at 1:00 pm at St. Eugene's Cathedral 2323 Montgomery Drive Santa Rosa, burial to follow at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Santa Rosa. Visitation will be on Sunday, September 12, 2010 beginning at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Ave., Santa Rosa, CA. Family requests that donations can be made to the Windsor Boys and Girls Club P.O. Box 526, Brooks Road South, Windsor, CA 95492. Daniels Chapel of the Roses Cremation and Funeral Services (707) 525-3730



Ruth Esther Ver Steeg

Ruth Esther Ver Steeg of Hermosa Beach joined Norman Earl Ver Steeg in eternal life on August 31, 2010. Born on November 23, 1928 in Los Angeles, she lived in Hermosa as a young girl and graduated from Gardena High School. She lived with her family for many years in Yorba Linda then moved back to Hermosa where she lived for the last 25 years. She is survived by daughters, Dale Ellen LaMarca and Jan Elaine Henderson; granddaughter, Keri Leigh; great-grandchildren, Korrie Elaine, Jamie Christian and Leland Dale; brother, Dale Bernhard; sister, Leah Rae Steed; brother-in-law, Ronald Ver Steeg (Roena) and an extended family of cousins, nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Please sign the guest book at



SCHWAB, Tracy Lee

SCHWAB, Tracy Lee Tracy Lee Schwab, our beloved 25 year old daughter and sister, passed away tragically in Santa Barbara on September 5th, 2010, way before her time. She was a fantastic daughter and a big sister to her big brother, Ryan. Tracy was very talented artistically, musically and loved the ocean and animals. She had a wonderful sense of humor and was greatly concerned about the well-being of our planet.




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Saleen, Virginia Ginger Iola

Saturday, September 4, 2010 2:00 AM 

Virginia Ginger Iola Saleen, 85, formerly of Lodi, died July 11. She was born April 8, 1925 in Berkeley. Mrs. Saleen was an accomplished seamstress ..... 



Samuel Morgan Sr.

Rev. Samuel A. Morgan, Sr. Passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family Friday, September 3, 2010. He was a retired pastor and active in the community. Funeral Services will be Friday, September 17, 2010 11:00 AM Third Baptist Church 1399 McAllister Street San Francisco, CA. Visitation will be Thursday, September 16, 2010 5:00 PM-8:00 PM The Bryant Mortuary 635 Fulton Street San Francisco, CA 415/861-4559.



Savage, Woodred Doyle

Sunday, September 5, 2010 2:00 AM 

Woodred Doyle Savage Aug. 3, 1914 - Aug. 28, 2010 Resident of Riverside, CA Passed away on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010 in Moreno Valley, ..... 



Scott, Robert C.

Friday, October 16, 2009 2:00 AM 

Guest book for Dr. Robert C. Scott III. ..... 



Sharp, Tara Lynn Relva

Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:00 AM 

Tara Lynn Relva Sharp 2/23/1981 - 9/4/2010 Resident of Citrus Heights Tara Lynn passed away suddenly on Saturday morning, September 4, 2010 at her .....



Sister M. Theophane Lewis

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 3:00 AM 

Sister Theophane Lewis, O.P., a Dominican Sister of San Rafael, died peacefully at Our Lady of Lourdes Convent on Aug. 30, 2010.  



Sjoerd Stewart Halbersma

Passed away suddenly on August 15, 2010 while vacationing on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Stewart was born to Dirk and Sjoukje Halbersma on March 2, 1939 in Ferwerd, The Netherlands and emigrated with his family to Alberta, Canada when he was 13. He moved to California in 1965 and was employed for several years by Greyhound as a bus driver. He then transferred to Golden Gate Transit where he was a driver for 30 years before retiring in 2002. After retirement, Stewart joined the Coast Guard Auxiliary and was honored to participate in their activities, enjoying the camaraderie of fellow auxiliary members. He took pleasure in being on the water and was proud that he had earned his coxswain certification so he could command his boat, Madeline, during USCG auxiliary patrols. Stewart exercised regularly, walking many miles in San Francisco during breaks at work and later at home in Sebastopol. He enjoyed fixing things and spending time on his computer, keeping in touch with friends and family. He delighted in his grandchildren and loved to make them breakfast wearing a chef's hat that proclaimed him "Papa, World's Best Pancake Maker". Stewart spent his last days enjoying his favorite activity, traveling with his wife in their travel trailer. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Stewart is survived by his wife of 49 years, Norma; daughters Alison Edwards (Roy) and Wendy Buchanan (Bernie); and grandchildren Tommy, Tyler, Wyatt, Madeline and Ellis. He was predeceased by his son Jeff. He also leaves his brother Gerrit Halbersma of Thailand, sister Jennie Beute, brother Richard Halbersma and nieces Stacey, Kim and Tamara, and nephew Justin, all of Alberta, Canada. Friends and family are invited to attend a Memorial Service celebrating Stewart's life on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Pleasant Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary, 1700 Pleasant Hill Rd., Sebastopol. Memorial donations may be made to the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 55, c/o Jeff Tuttle, 121 Paulsen Ln. Petaluma, CA 94952.



Stella Bedard (In Memoriam)

STELLA DOROTHY BEDARD Aug. 22, 1920 ~Sept. 10, 2009 89, Of Whittier, California, died September 10, 2009 in Corona, CA at Corona Regional Medical Center. She was born August 22, 1920 in South Attleboro, MA. Stella worked as a Staff Clerk for Pacific Bell for over 20 years. She was a volunteer at Whittier Hospital and St. Bruno Catholic Church where she volunteered over 10,000 hours of her time. Stella is survived by son, Charles Bedard of Riverside, CA and son, David Bedard of Corona, CA; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. ALL MISS HER DEARLY



Stella Dorothy Bedard

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Stephens, Emani

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 2:00 AM 

Guest book for Emani Stephens, 18, of Richmond. ..... 



Steve Gomber

STEVE GOMBER Survived by his loving family and friends. Memorial service at Arlington Mortuary, Mon. Sept.13 at 10am. Graveside at 12pm at Riverside National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers make a donation to the



Steven G. "Steve" Carmack

Steven G. "Steve" Carmack 53, of Sutter, CA passed away September 7, 2010 in Meridian. Born July 22, 1957 in Yuba City. A resident of the Yuba-Sutter area his entire life. He was a general contractor. Survivors include his wife, Debbie Carmack of Sutter; daughter, Kristin O'Connor of Moscow, ID; son, Steven G. Carmack of Chico; parents, Billy & Estalee Carmack of Sutter; grandmother, Donnie Ward of Sutter. Memorial services will be conducted on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 10:00AM at the Sutter Cemetery Memorial Building. Arrangements are under the direction of the Ullrey Memorial Chapel. Memorial contributions can be made to the Sutter Area Little League, P.O. Box 173, Sutter, CA 95982, or to the Sutter Jr. Huskies, P.O. Box 376, Sutter, CA, 95982. Send Condolences at



Steven Robert Blair

A Celebration of Life honoring Steven Robert Blair, 55 years, will be held on Saturday, 1 p.m. at Nadeau Family Funeral Home., Steve passed away in his Fairfield home this past Saturday evening surrounded by his family after having fought a courageous bout of brain cancer., He was born in Livermore on Dec. 16, 1954 and he resided in Fairfield the past 40 years. He was a former owner with his brother Mark in Blair Flooring, then went on to work the last 6 years of his life at the Home Depot. He was very much involved in Nascar and more so with the Raiders., Survivors include his father, Robert, of Fairfield; two sons, Bill (LeAnna St. John) of Vacaville, and Robert (Malissa) of Vacaville; 2 grandchildren, Ryan and Ashley of Vacaville; sister, Cathy Blair (Ron Crawford) of Woodland; sister-in-law, Michelle of Vacaville. His mother, Mary, and brother, Mark, predeceased Steve in 2003 and 2004., Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society , Solano County chapter, 744 Empire St., Suite 206, Fairfield, Calif., 94533. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Nadeau Family Funeral Home, 455-7700.,



Stoltenberg, John Donald

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

John Donald Stoltenberg Resident of Tracy, CA Oct 6, 1919 Sept 5, 2010 John Donald Stoltenberg passed away Sunday September 5th in Hayward, CA. ..... 



Surinder Pal Singh

Surinder Pal Singh passed away on Aug. 31 in San Francisco. He was born in Punjab, India, on Sept. 20, 1947. There will be a viewing Saturday, Sept. 4, at 10 a.m., followed by prayers to begin at 11 a.m., all at Vaca Hills Chapel Funeral Home, 524 Elmira Road, Vacaville. Langar, Bhog and Kirtan immediately following at 613 Oregon St., Fairfield., Arrangements by Vaca Hills Chapel Funeral Home, 446-3233,, Share your loved one's story with a Memorial Website.



Sylves Benson

Thursday, September 9, 2010 3:00 AM 

Sylves Daren Benson, 86, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010. A longtime resident of St. Helena, Benson is survived by his children, Janet Lickey (Bob), Darryl (Audrey), Slim (Suzanne), Verlyn (Ani




TOPPING, Louise Passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2010 in Santa Barbara, three days shy of her 94th birthday. She was a well-known figure in Santa Barbara; Louise was a district manager for two generations of Avon Cosmetics. She directed many salespeople starting in the early 60's. Louise virtually single handedly built a small army of people known for the doorbell chime "Ding - Dong Avon Calling."



Tate Thorson

TATE RENEGADE THORSON (née Rachel Loraine Thorson) Born: Sept. 30th, 1972, La Mesa, CA; Died: Aug. 22nd, 2010 Riverside, CA Tate was our son, brother, uncle, beloved friend and counsellor. Born in San Diego, grew up 10 years in Toronto, Canada (1974-1984), and attended Gage Middle School and Poly High School (Class of 1990) here in Riverside, as well as UCR (Class of 1996), including a year abroad in Brighton, England. Tate was a curious fellow, intellectually probing, and decidedly individual in his outlook on life and people. He was immensely sensitive to detail, to nuance. His wit was drier than a fine Scottish single-malt whiskey, loving to deliver poignant punch lines with a deadpan expression, tho\' a slight twinkle in his eye was distinctly perceptible. Tate began his professional life as a teacher of English at Ramona High here in Riverside after completing his studies at UCR. In 2000 he moved to L.A., continuing to teach, to write prose, as well as writing and performing his own music, eventually moving on to providing counselling. Tate had a close coterie of friends. Tate touched, affected and titillated many - through the music he wrote and performed on his beloved guitars (he was in a series of bands, lastly "Dusty Drawers and the Pantalones"), through his teaching, and especially through his empathic counselling of at-risk youth in L.A.. Tate contracted cancer initially in 2002 and continued to lead his life jocularly, doggedly, and sententiously despite the phases of physical fatigue the illness and its treatment engendered. A couple of years before his death he determined that his identity to date as "Rachel" was not who he was, and became the Tate he sensed within. He is deeply missed and yet all who have been affected by him bear a piece of "The Tate-ness" gleaming vivaciously within them. As was his wish, a scholarship for at-risk lgbtq youth has been established in Tate\'s name through LifeWorks Mentoring, the youth services division of the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center. Please contact Jay Benoit at jbenoit@lagay



Tees, Patricia Ruth

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Patricia Ruth Tees Mar. 11, 1929 - Aug. 28, 2010 Former Resident of Oakland Patricia Ruth (Pendland) Tees died peacefully at home on August .....



Terryanne Trumbull-Thane

Passed away on September 6, 2010 in Santa Rosa, California at the age of 49. Terryanne is survived by her husband John R. Thane and daughter Vivian of Sebastopol, stepchildren Theresa (Matt and Claire) and John Jr (Molly). She is also survived by her William Trumbull (Kathryn) of Moses Landing, Washington, nephews Jacob and Joshua Trumbull of Redding, father-in-law Mel Thane Sr. (Rita), brother-in laws and sister-in-laws Steve and Lynn Mannwieler, Dan Thane of Rohnert Park, Carol Rose (Paul) of Carmichael, Steve Thane (Laura) of Belmont, Mel Thane (Chris) of San Carlos, Jim Thane (Arlene) of San Jose, in addition to numerous nieces and nephews. Terryanne was predeceased by her parents Richard Trumbull and Lareanne Fuller. Terry had many extended family members including Ken and Pat Shields of Chico, who provided a warm and loving environment while growing up. Friends and family are invited to attend Memorial Services, Saturday, 12: 30 p.m. September 11, 2010 at the United Church of Christ, 825 Middlefield Dr., Petaluma, Ca. Memorial contributions may be made to Santa Rosa memorial Hospice.



Thelma Toman

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Thomas Brady Schmidl

Thomas Brady Schmidl 68, of Live Oak passed away September 1, 2010 at UC Davis Medical Center surrounded by his loving family, following a short illness. He was born March 31, 1942 in Yuba City. He was a lifelong Live Oak resident. Tom was a farmer for 45 years. He farmed prunes, walnuts and almonds. Tom was a local representative for Sunsweet Growers, a lifetime member of NRA, a member of the Knights of Columbus & a member of the Elks Lodge. Tom loved the outdoors and some of his fondest memories were of his Colorado hunting trips with his sons Brady & Alex. He also had fond memories of his fishing days. Tom was a truly loving husband, father and friend. He will be greatly missed by many. Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Peggy Schmidl of Live Oak; sons: Brady (Beth) of Live Oak & Alex of Yuba City; & daughter, Laurie Cunningham of Missouri; parents, Ludwig & Betty Schmidl of Live Oak; brothers: Robert (Sandy) of Gridley, Mike (Kim) of Live Oak, David of Live Oak, & Phillip (Dede) of Yuba City; sister, Virginia Howard of Live Oak; grandchildren: Madelyn Schmidl, Jacob & Jordan Cunningham; numerous nieces & nephews. A celebration of Tom's life will be Friday September 10, 2010 at 11:00 am at St. Isidore Catholic Church 222 Clark Ave Yuba City. Memorial contributions can be made in Tom's name to a charity of your choice. Arrangements under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel. Send Condolences at



Thomas Reeder

Thursday, September 9, 2010 3:00 AM 

Thomas Morton Reeder passed away at his home in Napa, Aug. 19, 2010, of natural causes.  



Thomas, Jean (Wilcox)

Friday, September 3, 2010 2:00 AM 

Jean Wilcox Thomas died August 31st surrounded by family. She was born and raised in Lodi, CA July 25, 1947. Married to Steven John Thomas ..... 



Tibbets, Lois A. (Barnes)

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 2:00 AM 

Longtime Lodi resident Lois A. Tibbets passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2010 at the assisted living facility in Tracy where she had resided .....



Trudy Gae (Johnson) DuNard

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Valerie Schmutz

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Vaughn, June E.

Saturday, September 4, 2010 2:00 AM 

June E. Vaughn, 77, of Lodi, died Aug. 30. She was born June 11, 1933 in California. Ms. Vaughn was a homemaker. At her request, ..... 



Vera Harris

Vera Harris (11/16/1917 - 9/4/2010) Passed away peacefully on September 4. The loving Aunt of Helen Robinson (husband George) and Gene Satrap (wife Vicky). A resident of Burlingame for 60 years, Vera was born in Harbin, China, to Helen and Dmitri Satrapinsky. Vera and family immigrated to the United States in 1929. Vera was predeceased by her sister Marie (Dmitrieff), brother Gene Satrap, husbands Vitaly Lysick and Thomas Harris, and by her son Walter Lysick. While growing up in San Francisco, Vera graduated from Girls High School and then worked in her early years in cosmetology. Friends are invited to attend a Panahida Sunday (9/12) 6:00 P.M. Funeral service Monday (9/13)11:00 A.M., both at the Russian Church of All Saints, Burlingame, followed by burial at the Serbian Cemetery, Colma. The family suggests any donations in memory of Vera be directed to the Russian Church or the donor's choice of charity.



Vickers, Aurora M.

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Aurora M. Vickers Resident of Newark, CA entered peacefully into rest at home in Newark, CA. Born September 28, 1932 in San Francisco, CA, ..... 



Vinall, Darin Gregory

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 1:00 AM 

Guest book for Darin Gregory Vinall. ..... 



Vincent Cody Steen

Thursday, January 14, 2010 5:54 PM 

Vincent Cody Steen a lifetime Porterville resident was born in Lindsay, California to parents David and Cathy Steen. He passed away at home on January 10, 2010. He was 26. Vincent is survived by his parents David Vincent Steen and Cathy Connor,...



Virginia Saleen

Saturday, September 4, 2010 3:00 AM 

Virginia (Ginger) Iola Saleen, 85, passed away July 11, 2010, in Bremerton, Wash.  



Wall, Rick

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

In Loving Memory of my Brother Rick Wall Mar. 21, 1956 - Sept. 10, 1992 May the winds of love blow softly and whisper .....



Walter Gschwend

Saturday, September 4, 2010 3:00 AM 

Walter Alan Gschwend, 45, passed away on Sept. 1, 2010. He was born Nov. 2, 1964, in Burlingame, Calif., to Barbara and Larry Gschwend.  



Waltha Marie (Byer) Meischke

Waltha Marie (Byer) Meischke Passed peacefully on August 20, 2010. Waltha was born to Walter and Elise Byer on April 25, 1925 at their home on Franklin Road in Yuba City. Waltha graduated from Sutter High School, and married her husband of 66 years, Paul Meischke, on April 7, 1944. She helped Paul finish his education at Montana University following World War II and made warm and happy homes for the family in the U. S. Forest Service in California, including the Mendocino, Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Trinity National Forests. After Paul retired, they moved to California Hot Springs. She never officially retired, but instead helped run a shower unit for the Forest Service, giving clean towels and acts of kindness to fire fighters throughout the western U. S. She taught children at the California Hot Springs Elementary School for many years and was active in the California Hot Springs community. Waltha is survived by her husband, sons, Michael (Tom) and Steven (Lori), daughter Kris Peeples (David), her devoted granddaughter Leslie Meischke and new grandson Benjamin Maravilla; bothers and sisters: Bro, Babe, Bill, Cathy O'Shea and Bunny Parcher and many nieces and nephews. A memorial will be held September 18 at the Native Daughters of the Golden West Hall, 7393 Lyon Street, Sutter, California, beginning at 11 a.m. Send Condolences to



Weibel, Mariane Catherine (Zielske)

Friday, September 10, 2010 2:00 AM 

Mariane Catherine Weibel, age 91, passed away on September 3, 2010. She was born to Guastave R. and Wilhelmina Zielske on February 10, 1919 ..... 



William "Boo Boo" Hammock

Born June 3, 1988, he went home September 3, 2010. Boo Boo was a proud Native American who lived for his family, friends and homies. He had a heart of gold and anyone who knew him was truly blessed. He was known by many, loved by many and loved many. Boo Boo was preceded in death by his grandmother Maxine Steel and grandfather Tyke James. He is survived by his mother Debi Steele, father William Hammock, sister Magwoi Steele, nephew Anthony Greco and niece Amara Arellano, his uncles Chemasi, Patrick and Calvin, his aunts Peanut, Karmyn, Liz, Angie and Evonne, grandparents Gene Parrish and William Hammock Sr., and numerous cousins. Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service which will be held Friday September 10, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Ave, Santa Rosa. Interment, Santa Rosa Memorial Park Shiloh Addition, Windsor. DANIELS CHAPEL OF THE ROSES Funeral and Cremation Services 525-3730



William C. Thompson

Bill was born December 21, 1928, on a farm near Laquey, Missouri to Harry and Pearl Thompson. In 1933 the family left the farm and began the Great Depression Migration. During the next years Bill attended seven different schools in four different states by the time he reached the fifth grade. Most years he started the school year in November or December, due to the family working harvesting crops. He was a mediocre student until a wonderful teacher, Phrona E. Bates, got him transferred to her school where she had 11 students and needed at least 12 to be able to keep her one room school operating. Her students included the first to eighth grades. Mrs. Bates changed Bill from the average student he was, to achieving the highest score in a County wide test in Sonoma County, California given during the eighth grade. Bill moved to Humboldt County in 1947 and worked at lumber mills and later as a timber faller until 1951 when he served in the Merchant Marines and The Marine Corps during the Korean conflict. He began his Real Estate career September 14, 1955. He married the love of his life, Juanita, February 22, 1957 in Carson City, Nevada, and they spent their wedding night trying to get over Donner Summit during a huge snow storm so Juanita could get to San Francisco to take her Real Estate Brokers examination. Bill and Juanita spent the next almost 50 years in the Real Estate business, developing Valley West in Arcata, CA, as well as cattle ranching in Oregon and Northern California, and owning and operating three avocado groves in Southern California. Bill was president of the Humboldt County Board of Realtors in 1961, Realtor of the Year, and president of Baywood Golf and Country Club in 1971. Perhaps because of their humble beginnings, Bill and Juanita always had the desire to help worthy people in need. They have set up a fund with the Humboldt Area Foundation, named the "BILL AND JUANITA THOMPSON FUND FOR COMMUNITY BENEFIT". After providing for their heirs and college funds, the balance of the estate is donated to the Humboldt Area Foundation to distribute the income to Hospice, Cancer Society, Senior Resource Center, Alzheimers and other worthy charities. This distribution should exceed $200,000 per year for many years. Juanita died November 10, 2006 from pneumonia. Bill is survived by son Steven; daughter Laurie; brothers Jim and Jeff; sisters Allyne and Norma; and numerous nieces and nephews. At Bill's request, there will be no services. Care is under the direction of Pierce Mortuary, 707-442-3751. Condolences may be left at



William Mott

Thursday, September 2, 2010 3:00 AM 

William Edward Mott, 82, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, Aug. 28, 2010, in the comfort of his home in Napa.  



Williams, Damon

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 2:00 AM 

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