Gerald “Jerry” Anthony Juba

July 23, 1935 — Nov. 5, 2014 Jerry Juba was born in Little Falls, Minn., on July 23, 1935, and passed away on Nov. 5, 2014, with his family at his side. He spent his youth at St. Vincent School for Boys in San Rafael, Calif. He graduated from Riordan High School in San Francisco […]

Gilbert Allen Chance

June 7, 1937 — Nov. 5, 2014 Gilbert A. Chance, 77, of Placerville, Calif., passed away Nov. 5, 2014, in Olathe, Kansas, from complications related to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He passed peacefully with his wife, Barbara Chance, daughter Lori Adams and grandson, Joe Adams at his side. Gilbert, son of Clifford Chance and Imogene Lahners, was […]

Daniel Flynn

Sept. 10, 1948 — Nov. 7, 2014 Daniel Aloysious Flynn passed away on Nov. 7, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on Sept. 10, 1948, in Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from Ygnacio Valley High School in Concord, Calif., received his bachelor’s from Sonoma State University and a master’s from University of […]

Richard Barnes

1939 — Nov. 2, 2014 Richard Barnes passed away Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. He was 75 years old. He is survived by Patricia, his wife of 53 years; three daughters; a son-in-law; grandchildren; a sister; nephews; and sisters- and brothers-in-law. Born in Kentucky in 1939, Richard was brought to California as a two-year-old and raised […]

Dolores Mary Gilles

Oct. 3, 1915 — Oct. 17, 2014 Dolores Mary Gilles passed away peacefully at home in Cameron Park, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at the age of 99. A memorial mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in El Dorado Hills on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. A rosary service will […]

Gilbert A. Chance funeral notice

June 7, 1937 — Nov. 5, 2014 Gilbert A. Chance, of Placerville, Calif., born June 7, 1937, died Nov. 5, 2014. A service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints at 3275 Cedar Ravine Road in Placerville.

Warren H. Parker

Dec. 12, 1924 — Nov. 6, 2014 Warren H. Parker, a longtime Placerville resident, was born on Dec. 12, 1924, in Portland, Ore., and passed away on Nov. 6, 2014, at the age of 89. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Thelma Jo Parker; and son, Paul Parker. He is survived by […]

Hector Victor De Smet Jr.

Jan. 22, 1930 — Nov. 1, 2014 Hector Victor De Smet Jr. was born Jan. 22, 1930, in San Jose, Calif., to Hector Victor De Smet Sr., an immigrant from Belgium, and Mary Terese O’Neil, a native of San Jose. The youngest of four children, he is survived by his sister, Maureen D’Attilo. Hector (“Bud”) […]

William and Dorothy Head

William Lawrence “Larry” Head Sept. 25, 1920 — Oct. 25, 2014 Dorothy “Dottie” Marjorie Dempsey Head July 1, 1921 — Sept. 17, 2011 Larry Head passed away at The Pines in Placerville, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dottie; his parents, William “Bill” and Faith Halliburton Head; and […]

Marcus Iten Bacchi

Nov. 24, 1973 — Nov. 3, 2014 Marcus Iten Bacchi was born in Tamuning, Guam, and moved to El Dorado County at age four with his parents, Chuck and Judy Bacchi, and his brother, Charles. He attended Gold Trail Elementary and graduated from Ponderosa High School in 1992. He graduated from U.C. Davis with a degree in […]

Darwin Grimes

Jan. 29, 1931 — Oct. 27, 2014 Darwin Grimes went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 27, after an extended illness, in Placerville, Calif. Born in McAllen, Texas, Darwin grew up in Napa, Calif., where, after serving for nine years in the Air Force, he met and married his wife of 56 years, […]

Zelma Willingham

Oct. 12, 1910 — Oct. 28, 2014 Zelma (Stephens) Willingham was born on Oct. 12, 1910, in Tishomingo, Okla. She passed peacefully from this life on Oct. 28, 2014, in Shingle Springs, Calif., surrounded by her family. She was 104 amazing years old. She is survived by her son, Gale of Shingle Springs; daughter, Pat […]

Lisa Whitaker

Aug. 11, 1966 — Oct. 9, 2014 Lisa Whitaker, of Placerville, Calif., born Aug. 11, 1966, died Oct. 9, 2014. A memorial service will be held at Cold Springs Church on Nov. 8, at 2 p.m.

George Badeker

Oct. 31, 1942 — Oct. 29, 2014 George Badeker, a 35-year resident of Placerville, Calif., passed away Oct. 29, 2014, at home. Per his request, no services will be held. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the Pines in Placerville.

Ann K. Czapkay

April 19, 1942 — Oct. 25, 2014 Ann K. Czapkay, 70, of Placerville, passed away on Oct. 25, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. She was born in Cheyenne, Wyo., on April 19, 1942, to Arnold and Wilma Kensinger. She graduated high school in San Mateo, Calif., and raised her family while living in Fremont. She and […]

James Roger “Jim” Cardwell Sr.

March 25, 1933 — Sept. 28, 2014. James Roger “Jim” Cardwell Sr., of Placerville, Calif., died peacefully at Marshall Hospital with his family by his side. Jim was born in Del Rio, Texas. He graduated from Del Rio High School and served in the U.S. Army, based in Germany, from 1953 to 1955. Jim was […]

Shirley Rebecca Forbes

March 18, 1944 – Oct. 30, 2014 Shirley Rebecca Forbes neé Stratton, wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, went to be with Jesus early Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. She was born in Fay, Okla., on March 18, 1944, firstborn to Paul and Lula Mae Stratton. She grew up in the farmhouse she was born in, […]

Constance P. Forsgren

June 4, 1927 — Sept. 18, 2014 Constance P. Forsgren, beloved wife, mother, sister, nana and friend, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2014, at the age of 87. She died of renal disease. She was born on June 4, 1927, in Wilmington, Calif. She is survived by her sister, Patricia Fansler; her children, Sharon […]

Harry “Bill” William Fister

Dec. 20, 1922 — Oct. 16, 2014 Bill was born in Rochester, N.Y., on Dec. 20, 1922, to Harry and Rose Fister. He was preceded in death by his younger brother, Robert Fister. Bill attended Hamilton College in New York and from a young age knew that he wanted to practice medicine. He was a […]

Dennis A. Burford

July 9, 1955 — Oct. 15, 2014 It is with great sadness that family and friends announce the passing of Dennis A. Burford on Oct. 15, 2014. He fought a courageous battle with an aggressive cancer diagnosed earlier this year. Dennis was born in San Francisco before becoming a long-time resident of Woodland Hills, Calif., where […]

Patricia “Pat” Ann Peterson

Sept. 21, 1928 — Oct. 27, 2014 Pat was born Sept. 21, 1928, to Georgia Mae and Paul William Smith in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. In 1948, she married school mate buddy, Dick Allen Willey. They left Iowa for Ukiah, Calif., and in June of 1950 moved to Pollock Pines and purchased and operated the Grand […]

Robert “Glen” Buford

Aug. 28, 1938 — Oct. 3, 2014 Robert “Glen” Buford was born in Southwest Arkansas on Aug. 28, 1938, and passed away Oct. 3, 2014. Glen was a loving and caring husband, father, brother and grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Susan; son, Robert; daughter, Lillian; brother, Mike; sister, Gaile; and grandchildren. His family […]

John Franklin Himmel

Oct. 1, 1938 — Oct. 18, 2014 John Franklin Himmel, 76, of Pollock Pines, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on Oct. 18, 2014, after a short battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife of 56 years, Carol Himmel; and three children, Pam Robson (Dan Robson) of Pollock Pines, John Himmel […]

Charles Purcell Ripley

Oct. 20, 1919 — Oct. 8, 2014 Charles Purcell Ripley was born and spent his early years in Chicago, Ill. He attended high school at the Los Alamos Ranch School for Boys in Los Alamos, N.M., where he graduated on horseback with highest academic honors. Rip attended Yale University and graduated cum laude in 1942. […]

Karen Key

July 9, 1942 — Oct. 17, 2014 Karen Sue Howdyshell Key, daughter of Albert A. Howdyshell and Mary A. Howdyshell, former proprietors of “Howdy’s Place” in Rescue, Calif., peacefully passed away in her home on Oct. 17, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Jennifer Damm. She is survived by her […]

Dorothea “Thea” Louise Seely Young

June 30, 1919 — Oct. 2, 2014 Dorothea “Thea” Louise Seely Young, 95, passed away quietly at home on Oct. 2, 2014. She was born in Burlington Junction, Mo., on June 30, 1919, to Mary (nee Van Pelt) and Roy Leo Seely. While a young girl, her family moved from Atchison County, Mo., to Faulk […]

Ray Brejcha Sr.

1942 — Oct. 6, 2014 Ray Brejcha Sr. passed away on Oct. 6, 2014. He was born in 1942, in Cleveland, Ohio, and resided in El Dorado County for the past 34 years. He is survived by his son, Ray Brejcha and daughter-in-law, Sandy Brejcha of Marin County; and sister, Lois Reed and brother-in-law, Leroy […]

Clarence Edwin Nichols

Jan. 30, 1918 — Oct. 15, 2014 Long time Lotus resident Clarence E. Nichols passed away on Oct. 15, 2014, at the age of 96. He was born in Fairplay, Calif., on Jan. 30, 1918, to Clarence F. and Elinor Nichols and lived in El Dorado County all his life. His love of horses had […]

Donna Lee Owings Gray

April 11, 1960 — Aug. 24, 2014 Donna Lee Owings Gray, born Placerville April 11, 1960, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 24, 2014. Please come share a celebration of life Luncheon on Nov. 1, at 11 a.m., at Cold Springs Community Church in Placerville.

Robert Raiman “Bob” Koestoer

Sept. 27, 1950 — Oct. 16, 2014 Robert Raiman “Bob” Koestoer, 64, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif. He was born on Sept. 27, 1950, in San Francisco, Calif., to Eddy Koestoer and Ilse Wick. Robert worked for 40 years as a Master Electrician in California. He is survived by son, Raiman (Carolyn) […]

Eleanor Martin

1931 — Oct. 3, 2014 Long time resident of Kyburz, Calif., Eleanor Martin died Oct. 3, 2014, in Placerville, Calif., of natural causes. She was the long time owner/operator of the Kyburz Mini-Mart, which she ran with her beloved husband Jesse until his death in January 2000. She was a very tough, independent woman who continued […]

Joan McKain

Nov. 12, 1930 — Sept. 23, 2014 Joan McKain passed away peacefully at her home in Placerville, Calif., on Sept. 23, 2014, after a long illness. Joan, 84, was born in Montreal, Canada, on Nov. 12, 1930, but left with her parents, William and Mary Dunsmore, shortly after leaving the hospital to return to Scotland, […]

Wilma Pearlene Jacaban

June 18, 1936 — Oct. 15, 2014 Wilma Pearlene Jacaban, 78, of Pollock Pines, Calif., passed peacefully in her home surrounded by family on Oct. 15, 2014. She was born June 18, 1936, in Marmaduke, Ark., the daughter of Virgil and Lucille Brewer. Wilma enjoyed a career in the beauty industry as a business owner […]

Grace Mary Wieland Trumbly

Nov. 12, 1922 — Oct. 9, 2014 Grace Mary Wieland Trumbly, born Nov. 12, 1922, passed away Oct. 9, 2014, of complications from surgery. She leaves behind her husband of 72 years, Claibourne Trumbly; and four children, Loreen Byrd, Wayne Trumbly, Mary Bower and Vernon Trumbly. She also leaves behind 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and […]

Michael S. Brumm

Aug. 12, 1953 — Aug. 29, 2014 Michael was born and raised in Hanford, Calif. He was a graduate of Hanford Joint Union High School in 1971. After a year attending COS, he moved to the Los Gatos-Campbell area for about a year and a half. He then moved to San Diego where Sally, his […]

Lucile “Lucy” Lora Langston

Feb. 17, 1920 — Oct. 11, 2014 Lucile “Lucy” Langston, a resident of Diamond Springs, Calif., passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on Oct. 11, 2014, at the age of 94 in Placerville, Calif. She was born on Feb. 17, 1920, in Hulbert, Okla., to Bessie Lee (Mauck) Mitchell and Charles William […]

Jane Louise Cavana

Sept. 5, 1942 — Oct. 1, 2014 Jane Louise Cavana was born Sept. 5, 1942, and passed away Oct. 1, 2014. Her parents were James and Mary Wren. She is survived by her husband, Cloyd; son, Daniel Simmons; and granddaughter, Linde Simmons. Jane graduated from Sacramento High School in 1960 ad Sacramento City College. She […]

Grace Mary Trumbly funeral notice

Nov. 12, 1922 — Oct. 9, 2014 Grace Mary Trumbly, of Shingle Springs, Calif., born Nov. 12, 1922, died Oct. 9, 2014. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m., at Faith Episcopal Church, 2200 Country Club Drive in Cameron Park, Calif. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the Pines in Placerville.

Glenn David Jones funeral notice

Oct. 30, 1936 — Oct. 7, 2014 Glenn David Jones, of Placerville, Calif., born Oct. 30, 1936, died Oct. 7, 2014. A memorial mass will be held Friday, Oct. 17, at 11 a.m. (rosary 10:30), at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 3109 Sacramento Street in Placerville. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the Pines in Placerville.

Carol Sue Sheets

May 26, 1941 — Oct. 8, 2014 Carol Sue Sheets, 73, of Cameron Park, Calif., passed away peacefully on Oct. 8, 2014, after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. Her faith and love for Jesus carried her and her family through this difficult journey. Carol was born in Fresno, Calif., on May 26, 1941. She […]

James “Jim” Evers

Sept. 26, 1925 — Oct. 6, 2014 Jim Evers, 89, a longtime resident of Shingle Springs, Calif., was born in Plainview, Neb., to the late John and Alice Darcy Evers. He was preceded in death by his sister, Johna Oats of Grass Valley, Calif.; wives, Margareta (Baer) Evers and Mary Catherine (Brown-Dunham) Evers; and his […]

James Ford Ross Jr.

April 4, 1929 — Sept. 18, 2014 James Ford Ross Jr. was born April 4, 1929, in Montrose, Colo. He was a long time resident of El Dorado County, making his home in Somerset and Shingle Springs. Jim was preceded in death by his wives, Nancy Lee Ross in 1961 and Audrey M. Ross in […]

Harold Dean Deines

May 24, 1930 — Sept. 28, 2014 Harold Deines passed peacefully on Sept. 28, 2014, at Marshall Hospital, surrounded by his family. He was born in Lincolnville, Kansas, on May 24, 1930, and was a proud veteran with 20 years of service in the Army. After his military service he spent 20 years employed by […]

James A. Smalley

Feb. 22, 1943 — Sept. 28, 2014 James A. Smalley, 71 of Shingle Springs, Calif., passed away peacefully with his wife, daughters and grandchildren by his side on Sept. 28, 2014, in Placerville, Calif. He was born in Kansas City, Kansas, on Feb. 22, 1943, one of 12 siblings. He was preceded in death by his […]

William G. Sutton

Feb. 28, 1932 — Sept. 25, 2014 William G. Sutton a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at the age of 82. He was retired from the U.S. Army with 22 years of service as a Crew Chief and medic with the 82nd Dust Off unit. He served in Korea […]