Eugene August Dammel

March 8, 1930 — June 20, 2015 Eugene August Dammel passed away suddenly on June 20, 2015. He was 85 years old. Eugene was born to parents John and Alice Dammel in Havilah, Wash. He graduated from Washington State University in 1952 and married his wife of 63 years, Marguerite Esslinger, that same year. Subsequently […]

Donna Krongard

April 28, 1952 — June 17, 2015 Donna Krongard, of Somerset, Calif., lost her battle with cancer in the home and care of her daughters in Rancho Cordova, Calif. She is survived by two daughters, Nina and Sandra; five grandchildren, Timothy, Christina, Alexis, Lucy and Veronica; her father, Elmer Watts; two brothers, Dean and Danny; […]

George William Wanninger

Oct. 18, 1932 — June 4, 2015 George Wanninger was born in Germany and came to California with his Mom and Dad in 1951. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean war. He was a chef and owned his own restaurants in San Francisco, Calif., and Marin County. He moved with his family […]

Jane Simonsen Stanley

March 9, 1946 — June 15, 2015 Jane Simonsen Stanley, a resident of Rescue, Calif., passed away on Monday, June 15, 2015, in Roseville, Calif., after a courageous two-year struggle with cancer. She was born to Chris Simonsen and Bernice Pearson Simonsen on March 9, 1946, in Astoria, Ore., the second of three daughters. The […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jupiter and Uranus Trust Exercise Why waste a lot of time and energy trying to prevent anything bad from happening? You’re better off kicking back and watching television, because at least it’s relaxing; whereas, trying to control the uncontrollable is exhausting and pointless. Jupiter and Uranus in harmony will smile on you as you trust […]

Horoscope, Monday, June 22, 2015

Jupiter and Uranus Trine The surprises that seem to blow you off course will bring good fortune under the Jupiter and Uranus trine. Veering off course helps you know where you are. If there’s any way you can love your mistakes, you’ll be better for the effort. Also, maybe what you’re calling a “mistake” is […]

Horoscope, Sunday, June 21, 2015

Solstice Father’s Day Many countries celebrate Father’s Day on the third Sunday of June, which occasionally falls on the same day as the summer solstice. Honoring the sun king, patriarch of the solar system, fits perfectly with the Father’s Day theme. The moon slips into Virgo to ground the emotions of this celebratory day. ARIES […]

Horoscope, Saturday, June 20, 2015

Pre-Solstice Are there words that need to be spoken in order for you to move forward in a relationship? Or maybe it’s a matter of getting something off your chest. Take advantage of the final blushes of the Gemini sun. This is the last day of the season. Tomorrow’s passage of the sun into Cancer […]

Horoscope, Friday, June 19, 2015

Drama Moon Tuesday’s new moon turned a fresh page in the cosmic diary. What to write? As it happens in diaries, even when there’s much to look forward to, the opportunity to use up a clean page rehashing past disappointments is all too tempting. Hopefully the Leo moon will bring enough dramatic fun to overshadow […]

Charles Henry Grasmick

Aug. 3, 1947 — May 10, 2015 Charles Henry Grasmick, of El Dorado, Calif., born Aug. 3, 1947, died May 10, 2015. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 27, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the El Dorado Community Hall, 6139 Pleasant Valley Road in El Dorado. The celebration will be a […]

Henry Fonseca

Nov. 3, 1923 — June 14, 2015 Henry Fonseca, 91, peacefully passed away at his home in Sacramento, Calif., on June 14, 2015. He was born Nov. 3, 1923, in Sacramento to Elsie and John Fonseca. The eldest of seven children, Henry attended local schools and graduated from Christian Brothers High School. After graduation, he […]

Robert “Bob” Nichols

Oct. 9, 1930 — June 13, 2015 Robert “Bob” Nichols, a third-generation El Dorado County native, passed away peacefully following a long illness on June 13, 2015. He was 84. Bob was born at the Larkin Place in east Diamond Springs, Calif., in 1930. The son of Elinor and Clarence “Bud” Nichols, he was the […]

Cora Lee Lord

Nov. 25, 1933 — June 14, 2015 Cora Lee Lord passed away in her home in Cameron Park, Calif., surrounded by family the morning of June 14, 2015. She was born in Kansas City, Kansas, to parents Ira and Mabel Browning. She was happily married to her husband, Bud Lord, for 58 years. Cora and […]

Edward Charles Petersen

Dec. 20, 1951 — May 13, 2015 Edward Charles Petersen, age 63, died in his home in Diamond Springs, Calif., on May 13, 2015. He was born Dec. 20, 1951, son of Carles Emil Petersen of Diamond Springs and the late Dora (Hibbard) Petersen. Edward is survived by his son, Shane Edward Petersen; his daughter, […]

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