Diane Lander

March 22, 1941 — March 11, 2014 Diane Lander, 72, passed on to glory on March 11, 2014, in the comfort of her home and family in Corning, Calif. She previously was a loved community member of Chico and Placerville, Calif. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Jesse Lander; daughter, Donyne (Steve) Lander; […]

John Wright Jr. funeral notice

June 27, 1966 — March 6, 2014 John Wright Jr., of Cameron Park, born June 27, 1966, died March 6, 2014. A celebration of life will be held Friday, April 11, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Church in Placerville.

Gene Albert Grahek

June 15, 1948 — March 12, 2014 Friends and family were deeply saddened at the sudden passing of a great man and classy gentleman, Gene Grahek, on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. A 32-year resident of our El Dorado county, his presence brought a bright light to anyone fortunate enough to know him — whether it was […]

Gene L. Robinson

August 17, 1923 – March 12, 2014 Gene L. Robinson passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 12, in Fair Oaks. She was a 15-year resident of Crestview Mobile Home Park in Placerville. She was known for her service as a volunteer docent at the El Dorado County Historical Museum, El Dorado County Library, Snowline Hospice […]

Virgil D. Snyder

Oct. 11, 1932 — March 5, 2014 Virgil D. Snyder, 81 of Greenwood, Calif., passed away March 5, 2014 in Cool, Calif. He was born to Robert and Floy Snyder Oct. 11, 1932, in Van Hook, N.D. He is survived by his daughter, Chandra Coe; sons, Cordon and Chris; brother, Roy; five grandchildren; and one great-grandson. […]

Ray Phillips

March 22, 1928 — March 11, 2014 Ray Phillips passed away suddenly at home in El Dorado. A loving husband and father, he is survived by his wife of 59 years, Barbara; sons, Jerry of Cameron Park and Glen of Valencia, Calif.; and six grandchildren, Jenny, Leslie, Kevin, Austin, Cameron and Grant. Most of Ray’s […]

Wayne Ronald Criswell

Sept. 5, 1936 — March 12, 2014 Wayne Ronald Criswell, born Sept. 5, 1936, went to be with the Lord after a long illness on March 12, 2014, surrounded by his family. He and his wife, Juanita Criswell, owned and operated Lutz Lincoln Mercury Chrysler Plymouth Dodge in Placerville for 25 years and were world […]

Susan Y. Van Raalte

Sept. 20, 1954 — March 14, 2014 Susan Y. Van Raalte was born Sept. 20, 1954, in Lodi, Calif., and passed away March 14, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. Susan loved life. She had a passion for growing flowers and loved to travel. She is survived by her husband, Ted; daughter, Krista; grandson, Blake; mother, Janet; […]

Robert M. Williams Sr.

May 4, 1932 — Feb. 2, 2014 Robert M. Williams Sr. was born in San Diego, Calif. on May 4, 1932, and raised in his beloved town of Ramona, Calif. He passed away peacefully at home with his wife and daughter at his bedside after a seven-month-long battle with brain cancer. He was preceded in […]

Rita M. Flanagan death notice

Dec. 24, 1934 — Feb. 19, 2014 Rita M. Flanagan formerly of El Dorado, born Dec. 24, 1934, died Feb. 19, 2014. Services have been held in Massachusetts.

Bertha Josephine O’Connell (nee Roither)

Oct. 16, 1919 — March 5, 2014 Born in St. Louis, Mo., Bert was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 51 years, George A. O’Connell. After her children reached school age, she attended Fontbonne College and taught first grade at St. Dismas Parish School. Transferred to Lafayette, Ind., she was active in the […]

Norma L. Nicholson

May 28, 1929 — Dec. 29, 2013 Norma L. Nicholson, of Diamond Springs, born May 28, 1929, died Dec. 29, 2013. There will be a service at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Gustine, Calif., on April 21, at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend.

Steven Eugene Fields funeral notice

1962 — 2014 Steven Eugene Fields, formerly of Cameron Park, born 1962, died 2014. Interment will be Wednesday, March 19, at 2 p.m., at Green Valley Funeral Home in Cameron Park.

S/MSgt. Eugene “Gene” Fields, USAF (Retired)

Oct. 13, 1940 – March 9, 2014 Eugene “Gene” Fields passed away on March 9, 2014, following a long illness. He was born Oct. 13, 1940, To Franklin and Pearl Fields in Hartford, W.V. Gene served in the U.S. Air Force for more than 21 years. He was a chief gunner on an AC130 gunship. […]

Theodore “Ted” Eggan

Jan. 4, 1925 — March 7, 2014 Theodore “Ted” Eggan ascended to heaven on March 7, 2014, in Pasco, Wash. He was born in Seattle, Wash., on Jan. 4, 1925, to James and Myrtle Eggan. He was the eighth of nine children. He was drafted into the Navy during World War II and served on […]

Carolyn Sue Hague

Nov. 26, 1951 — March 7, 2014 Carolyn Sue Hague, 62, of Placerville, Calif., was born Nov. 26, 1951, in Trenton, Mo., and passed away March 7, 2014, in Placerville. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth Ann Campbell Hague. She is survived by her father, Robert Gean Hague; brother, Ronald “Ron” Gene Hague; […]

Carl Yelinek

May 21, 1923 — March 10, 2014 Carl was born in Rockford, Ill. He moved to California to work at Aerojet and retired after 25 years of service. After retiring he had his own sign-painting business for 10 years. He was a resident of Shingle Springs. He was a member of the Odd Fellows lodge, […]

Pauline Wright Gordon

Nov. 29, 1917 — March 10, 2014 Pauline W. Gordon passed away peacefully at Eskaton Village in Placerville, surrounded by her family, on March 8, 2014. She was predeceased by her husband, the love of her life, Albert (1999). She was the loving mother of Sherry (Madak Kadam) Gordon of Sedona, Ariz., and Judith (Tom) […]

John Charles Thomas

March 23, 1937 — March 8, 2014 John Charles Thomas passed at Marshall Hospital surrounded by immediate family and friends. Born in upstate New York, he married Carol and they moved to California. He is survived by his brother, Richard; sister, Barbara; five wonderful children, Deborah, Michelle, John, Erick and Laura; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; […]

Peggy Joyce Sutton

April 25, 1929 — Feb. 18, 2014 Peggy Joyce Sutton, 84, passed away peacefully at her home in Oxnard, Calif., on Feb. 18, 2014. She was born April 25, 1929, in Oklahoma. She spent most of her younger years in Missouri, which is where she met and married her late husband, William E. Sutton, on June […]

Lois A. Wilson

Dec. 26, 1918 — Feb. 28, 2014 On Feb. 28, 2014, Lois A. Wilson, 95, of Lewes, Del., joined her many loved ones in their eternal heavenly home. She was born in Merna, Neb., on Dec. 26, 1918. Miss Wilson lived most of her life near Libertyville, Ill., before moving to Camino, Calif., in 1987 […]

Myrtle Faye Crosswell

Dec. 21, 1920 — March 6, 2014 Myrtle Faye Crosswell was born in Stuart, Okla., to John and Maude Ruble. She passed away at the age of 93 in Placerville, Calif. She spent years teaching and substituting. She was known by many for her quilts and crocheting. Her family’s memories include her love of gambling […]

Naomi Mary Harralson

Dec. 1, 1921 — Feb. 23, 2014 Naomi Mary Harralson passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, at Eskaton Village in Placerville on Feb. 23, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Lt. Cdr. Richard Harralson (2009); loving mother of Joe (Betty) Harralson, Arthur (Susanne) Harralson and Helen (Larry) Baumann; devoted grandmother of […]

Barry Glenn Edward Marsh

Nov. 29, 1955 — Feb. 14, 2014 Barry Marsh of Placerville passed away peacefully on Feb. 14, 2014. He was 58 years old. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Barry moved to California in 1995, where he was married to his wife of 18 years, Maureen. He never lost his love for his native land, which […]

Madalyn Louise Pulliam

Sept. 23, 1921 — Feb. 27, 2014 Madalyn L. Pulliam passed away peacefully on Feb. 27, 2014, at Gold Country Health Center in Placerville at the age of 92. She was the beloved wife of the late Arden Pulliam (1980); loving mother of Sharon Richards, Tony Pulliam, Barbara Akin and the late Richard Pulliam; sister […]

Vernon Wright Smith

Aug. 23, 1948 — Dec. 23, 2013 Vern, age 65, passed away after a short illness, with his wife of 47 years, Terri A. Smith, by his side. They were high school sweethearts and always each other’s best friend. He is also survived by two sons, Steve and Mike; many grandchildren; and many other loved […]

Bernadine Bugbee

Oct. 10, 1934 — Jan. 21, 2014 Bernadine Gast Bugbee, born Oct. 10, 1934, passed away at her home in Placerville, Calif., on Jan. 21, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel. She is survived by her sister, Pauline; a niece, Elizabeth; and three nephews, Louis, Kirk and Paul. A memorial service […]

Rosalie Alice Rinehart

Aug. 6, 1921 — Feb. 20, 2014 Rosalie Alice Rinehart of Plymouth, Calif., passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in Sacramento, at the age of 92. She was born in Ridgeway, N.J., on Aug. 6, 1921, to David and Felisa (Perez) Morrison, the second of five children. She moved with her family to the Bay […]

Bernard M. Riley Jr.

Feb. 25, 1937 — Feb. 20, 2014 Bernard M. Riley Jr. died peacefully at his home in Cameron Park, Calif., on Feb. 20, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Feb. 25, 1937. He graduated from Canton High School and Canton Agricultural and Technical College in Canton, N.Y. He worked for Taylor Instruments in Brooklyn […]

Ernest “Benji” White funeral notice

April 20, 1978 — Feb. 23, 2014 Ernest “Benji” White, of Placerville, born April 20, 1978, died Feb. 23, 2014. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 8, at 2 p.m., at Camino Community Church, 4205 Carson Road in Camino, Calif.

Renee Ursula (Hecht) Tully

Feb. 6, 1926 — Feb. 21, 2014 On Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, the world lost a hero. Renee Ursula (Hecht) Tully, 88 years old, died peacefully with her husband, Conrad T. Tracy, at her side. Renee was a Holocaust survivor. She and her mother were incarcerated in Auschwitz/Birkenau for a year then transferred to a […]

Robert Charles “Bob” Stickel

Aug. 15, 1930 — Feb. 23, 2014 Robert Charles “Bob” Stickel died peacefully in his sleep Feb. 23, 2014. His survivors include the love of his life, Barbara; daughter, Susan (Chris); son, Steven (Nancy); and two grandsons, Joshua and Jeff. He will be missed by many friends who loved his sense of humor and his ability […]

Antonio Martinez Ramirez

April 9, 1953 — Feb. 26, 2014 Antonio Martinez Ramirez, a 37-year resident of Placerville, Calif., passed away Feb. 26, 2014, after a year long, bravely fought battle with cancer. A lover of his work in the logging industry, he continued throughout his illness, hoping he would return to the great outdoors and the trade […]

Jewell Evelyn Fryklund

March 24, 1918 — Feb. 21, 2014 Jewell Evelyn Fryklund, third-generation Californian, passed away in her home on Feb. 21, 2014, one month before her 96th birthday. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Evelyn Hinds; her brother, Jack Hinds; and her sister, Marilyn Hinds. Jewell was widowed in 1981, when she lost […]

Jeri Moser funeral notice

Oct. 1, 1956 — Feb. 15, 2014 Jeri Moser of Shingle Springs, born Oct. 1, 1956, died Feb. 15, 2014. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 8, at 12 noon, at 4875 Byrd Foote in Shingle Springs.

Thomas Joseph Sullivan

Feb. 2, 1943 — Feb. 7, 2014 Thomas Joseph Sullivan, lifelong advocate for the mentally ill and past Director of Mental Health for both El Dorado and Sacramento Counties, died Feb. 7, 2014. He died of natural causes surrounded by his family. He was born in Boston, Mass., in 1943 to Stephen Michael Sullivan II […]

Violet Mello Koszalka

March 2, 1922 — Feb. 19, 2014 Violet Mello Koszalka passed away on Feb. 19, 2014, in Roseville, Calif., at the age of 91. Born in Freeport, Calif., to Antone and Maria Mello on March 2, 1922, she grew up in the Freeport area as one of 10 children. She graduated from Clarksburg High School […]

Marv Myers

Nov. 18, 1933 — Feb. 21, 2014 Marv Myers, a 30-year resident of Cameron Park, was born on Nov. 18, 1933, in Hunter, N.D. He passed away peacefully from this life at his home on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. He was 80 years old. Marv served his country in the Army for two years during […]

Mazie Christine Johnston

Feb. 20, 1923 — Feb. 6, 2014 Mazie Christine Johnston was born on Feb. 20, 1923, in Los Angles, Calif., and passed away on Feb. 6, 2014, in Placerville, Calif. She is remembered by her family as a loving wife; a mother of two children and three stepchildren; grandmother of 14; great-grandmother of 32; and great-great-grandmother […]

George Blake Jobson

July 10, 1934 — Feb. 17, 2014 George B. Jobson, known to most as Blake Jobson, passed away from failing health issues at 79. He passed away peacefully at his home. Blake was born in Oil City, Pa., and was the only child of Dr. George B. Jobson and Elizabeth Jobson. At the age of […]

Charles George Nollenberger

June 9, 1920 — Feb. 12, 2014 Charles George Nollenberger, went to rest in Placerville, Calif., on Feb. 12, 2014. He was the husband of the late Maxine (2007); loving father of Patti Smith of Reno, Nev., and the late Larry Nollenberger; and beloved grandfather of Collin (Kristie) Smith. A native of Lankerson, Calif., Charles […]

Joseph Michael Barton death notice

Dec. 1, 1972 — Feb. 17, 2014 Joseph Michael Barton, of Placerville, Calif., born Dec. 1, 1972, died Feb. 17, 2014. Online condolences may be posted at chapelofthepinesfunerals.com.

Bernard John “Buddy” Connor

Aug. 28, 1926 — Feb. 20, 2014 Bernard John Connor was born Aug. 8, 1926, in New York, N.Y., and passed away peacefully at home Feb. 20, 2014, surrounded by his family in Pollock Pines, Calif. Buddy served his country in both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force and retired after 29 years […]

Marvin E. Jackson funeral notice

March 4, 1961 — Jan. 29, 2014 Marvin E. Jackson of Shingle Springs, Calif., born March 4, 1961, died Jan. 29, 2014. A luncheon and funeral will be held Saturday, March 1, at 1 p.m., at the Camino Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3520 Carson Road in Camino, Calif.