Robert “Bob” Padgett

Jan. 9, 1923 — Sept. 20, 2012 Bob passed away peacefully after a long and storied life. Born on the Big Island of Hawaii almost 90 years ago, he is survived by his wife of 62 years, Maybelle; son, James; daughters, Kay Tate and Lynne Johnson (Marty); brother, Kenneth; and five grandchildren, Amber, Luke, Nikki, […]

William “Billy” Irwin

Oct. 21, 1974 — Oct. 7, 2012 Billy was born Oct. 21, 1974, and passed away Oct. 7, 2012, at Marshall Hospital with his family by his side. He was only 37 years old. He lost his battle with a year-long illness. He loved his fiancée Melissa, his daughter Deziree, son Jeremiah, his family and […]

Gary Trimble

July 1, 1948 – Sept. 29, 2012 Gary Trimble, of Placerville, born July 1, 1948, died Sept. 29, 2012. A memorial will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road in Shingle Springs, Calif.

Donald Wilson Robinson Jr.

Dec. 26, 1934 — Oct. 10, 2012 Donald “Don” Wilson Robinson Jr. passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Carmel, Calif. He lived in Carmel with his family for 48 years. He was born on Dec. 26, 1934, in Sacramento, Calif., and was raised in Placerville, Calif. He attended Placerville Elementary, El Dorado Union High […]

Stacey Alan Howe

May 14, 1957 — Oct. 4, 2012 After a long and courageous battle with ALS, Stacey Alan Howe died at his home in Pollock Pines on Oct. 4, 2012. He was born in Placerville and spent most of his life in this area. He worked in construction and in 2002 established his own company, HBH […]

Tom Nance

Sept. 1, 1931 — Oct. 2, 2012 Tom Nance, 81, of Placerville, Calif., was born Sept. 1, 1931, in Omaha, Neb., and passed away Oct. 2, 2012, in Placerville. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol; father, Tom; and brother-in-law, Marvin Morris. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Joan; step-son, […]

Leland Edward Bonbright

Oct. 22, 1943 — Oct. 8, 2012 Leland Edward Bonbright was called to be with his Lord on Oct. 8, 2012. He was born Oct. 22, 1943, in San Francisco, Calif., and raised there. He was a 29-year Air Force veteran. Important things in his life were God, family (including cats) and the Air Force. […]

John F. Fama

Aug. 15, 1946 – Sept. 29, 2012 John F. Fama, of Garden Valley, born Aug. 15, 1946, died Sept. 29, 2012. A rosary will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 10 a.m., and mass will follow at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick Church in Placerville, Calif.

Jeffrey Allen Berry

May 11, 1969 —  Oct. 6, 2012 Jeffrey Allen Berry, 43, formerly of Placerville, passed away in Medford, Ore., on Oct. 6, 2012. He is survived by his father, David W. Berry of Corning, Calif.; his mother, Margaret Lerian of Fair Oaks, Calif.; and two young sons, Jeffrey Allen Berry, Jr. and Bradean Matthew Berry […]

Ricky August Harr

Oct. 23, 1955 — Oct. 8, 2012 Ricky August Harr, beloved husband and father, departed from this world on Oct. 8, 2012, after a brave and resolute fight against Leukemia. Born in Sacramento on Oct. 23, 1955, to Otto and Joyce Harr, he is survived by his wife, Barbara; sister, Gaylene Tompkins; sons, Andrew and […]

George W. Lytton

July 20, 1937 — Sept. 29, 2012 George W. Lytton, age 75, of El Dorado Hills, Calif., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in Granite Bay, Calif., due to Vascular Dementia. He was born on July 20, 1937, in Elizabethtown, N.C., to his parents, G. Dewey Lytton and Lora Edwards. George married Beth Knief in […]

Barbara Jane Bennette Long

Nov. 13, 1923 — Oct. 9, 2012 Barbara Jane Bennette Long passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. She was 89 years old. A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 235 South Church Street in Grass Valley, Calif. A reception with food will follow. […]

Horoscope, Sunday, October 21, 2012

In the same way that two chemicals can mix together to form a substance with its very own identifying attributes, partnerships have an identity separate from that of the individuals involved. This, the last full day of the Libra sun in 2012, is an excellent moment to take stock of what relationships have taught us […]

Horoscope, Saturday, October 20, 2012

The Capricorn moon is all business as it is, but her angle to Uranus and then Pluto brings even more seriousness to the picture. And no matter how hard the sun in her last days of Libra for 2012 tries to lighten the mood, the results will be mixed. Even flights of fancy have to […]

Horoscope, Friday, October 19, 2012

The Sagittarius moon reminds us that we are all travelers in some way. This is true even if we’ve never left our country or home state; journeys don’t have to take place in physical space. Sometimes a great distance is traveled in emotional depth, spiritual understanding or capacity to love. And with the right intention, […]

Horoscope, Thursday, October 18, 2012

The Sagittarius moon suggests that it is impossible to grow while staying the same. This lucky, sophisticated, inquisitive and expansive lunar aspect encourages us to leave the familiar boundaries of our routine and ask a new question: What’s out there? How do others live? Why should I find out first-hand? ARIES (March 21-April 19). Life […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, October 17, 2012

With so many peace-loving, decent people in the world, it’s difficult for most to understand those who seem to delight in causing trouble. While Venus and Jupiter are squared, these disruptive types, whose main agenda is to elicit an emotional response, are best ignored. Give your attention to what is constructive and beautiful. ARIES (March […]

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