Robert “Bob” Lee Rigler

July 29, 1926 — Sept. 17, 2014 Robert L. Rigler was born July 29, 1926, in Oakland, Calif. Bob was in the Navy from 1943 to 1947, serving in the South Pacific and Asia. He married Dolores Long in 1948 and moved to Placerville, Calif., where they raised their family. Bob leaves behind his wife, […]

Gloria A. Williams

Feb. 25, 1932 — Sept. 3, 2014 Gloria A. Williams was the daughter of Louis and Anna Van Noten, both European immigrants. She was born in New Jersey and as a child was raised in New York City. She moved to Sacramento, Calif., following her parents in 1951. There she met and married Bill Mott […]

Dorothy B. Rhoades

March 25, 1924 — Sept. 10, 2014 Dorothy Belle (Key) Rhoades of Placerville, Calif., passed away peacefully on Sept. 10, 2014. She was born on March 25, 1924, in Pocatello, Idaho, to Oscar C. Key and Katherine Key. She married Leo F. Rhoades on Feb. 25, 1944, in Dallas, Texas. Dorothy was preceded in death […]

Robert “Bob” Sherwood

Dec. 21, 1942 – Sept. 14, 2014 It is with great sadness that family and friends mourn the sudden passing of Robert “Bob” Sherwood of Placerville, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Jan; brother, Thomas M. (Janet) Sherwood; children, Barbara (Jake) Yelvington, Robert Sherwood II, Brandon Thornton (Tammy Mascadri), Sarah (Matthew) Carstensen and Danica […]

James R. “Jim” Owens funeral notice

Dec 1, 1941 — Sept. 16, 2014 James R. “Jim” Owens, of Shingle Springs, born Dec. 1, 1941, died Sept. 16, 2014. A memorial will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m., at 4274 Mother Lode Drive in Shingle Springs, Calif.

Carlice Williams death notice

Sept. 20, 1951 — Sept. 7, 2014 Carlice Williams, of Placerville, born Sept. 20, 1951, died Sept. 7, 2014. Donations in her honor may be sent to Best Friends, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, UT 84741, Attn: Sheila Rush.

Jeanine Rae Henderson-Hodges funeral notice

Dec. 28, 1948 — Apr. 20, 2014 Jeanine Rae Henderson-Hodges, a resident of Garden Valley, Calif., born Dec. 28, 1948, died April 20, 2014. A celebration of life will be held this Saturday, Sept. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m., at Cold Springs Golf and Country Club, 6500 Clubhouse Drive in Placerville, Calif.

William “Bill” V. Miller

July 13, 1942 — Sept. 8, 2014 William “Bill” V. Miller passed away on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Harvey. He is survived by his wife, Kathie; sons, Kelly, Matthew, Jim and John; daughter, Natalie; seven grandchildren; and his brother, George Miller of Las Vegas, Nev. Bill […]

Barbara Jean Eades

Aug. 11, 1933 — Sept. 2, 2014 Barbara Jean Eades was born in Minneapolis, Minn. She grew up in San Francisco, Calif., spent 30 years as a cosmetologist in the Sacramento area, then moved to Carson City, Nev., in 1975. She lived there until Dad passed away in 2007. Mom passed away peacefully at home […]

Ethel Fern Forsyth

Dec. 8, 1917 — Sept. 13, 2014 Ethel Fern Forsyth, 94 years of age, passed away on Sept. 13, 2014, at Marshall Hospital. She was born in Gibbstown, N.J., on Dec. 17, 1917. Her family moved to Pontiac, Mich., where her mother died when Ethel was 10 years old. During World War II she served […]

Mary Sue Roberts

Dec. 9, 1935 — Aug. 28, 2014 Mary Sue Roberts passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Aug. 28, 2014, at the age of 78. She is now with her husband, the late Kenneth Lee Roberts. She is survived by her son, Rich (Linda); daughter, Ferol (Tom); grandson, Rick (Mae); granddaughter, Tiffany (Paul); and […]

Margaret Ann “Granny” Johnson

Sept. 12, 1940 — Aug. 19, 2014 On August 19, 2014 we lost our beloved sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Margaret Ann Johnson. She was known to her family as Granny and her friends as Annie. She was born Sept. 12, 1940, in Fort Smith, Ark. She spent the past 25 years in El Dorado […]

Bill J. Young

April 25, 1943 — Sept. 6, 2014 Bill J. Young was born April 25, 1943, in Oakland, Calif., to the late Willis and Maxine Young. He passed away on Sept. 6, 2014, in Placerville, Calif., surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Judi; children, David A. (Gina) Young, […]

Rik DeGunther

April 13, 1956 — Sept. 2, 2014 It is with great sadness that family and friends mourn the passing of Richard “Rik” DeGunther Jr. of Rescue, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Katie; son, Erik; and daughter, Ally. Rik was an incredibly gifted mechanical and electrical engineer with a master’s degree in physics from […]

Josef “Seppi” Lurz funeral notice

Sept. 13, 1942 – Sept. 7, 2014 Josef “Seppi” Lurz, a resident of Placerville, Calif., born Sept. 13, 1942, died Sept. 7, 2014. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 21, at 11 a.m., at Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home, 2855 Cold Springs Road in Placerville.

Margaret Rose Caballero Milner


July 22, 1958 — August 29, 2014 Our beloved Margaret Rose (Margie) will be remembered for her generous spirit and kind heart. She showed everyone compassion and warmth and would go out of her way to help anyone regardless of who they were. We will all miss her funny stories, lovely sense of humor and beautiful […]

William “Bill” Stanley Green

Dec. 30, 1923 – Sept. 9, 2014 William Stanley Green passed away Sept. 9, 2014, after a short illness. He was born Dec. 30, 1923, in Isleton, Calif., son of Elna Jensen Green and Samuel Green. At age 18 William was drafted by the Cincinnati Red’s farm team. In 1942 he joined the Army, where […]

Sharon Stewart

Sept. 24, 1944 — Sept. 4, 2014 Sharon Stewart passed away at her home in Placerville, Calif., on Sept. 4, 2014, with her family by her side. At her request there will be no burial services. She is survived by her husband, four children and five grandchildren. She was born on Sept. 24, 1944, and […]

Raymond Walter Halvorson

Jan. 14, 1931 – Sept. 4, 2014 Raymond Walter Halvorson passed into the arms of the Lord, with his wife and family by his side at his home in Placerville California.Raymond was born in Fosston Minnesota to Raymond and Ingella Halvorson. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sara and three daughters, Sarina (Randy) Mead, Angela (Tom) […]

Joshua M. Deguara

April 7, 1977 — Aug. 15, 2014 Joshua M. Deguara passed away in a Minnesota hospital with his father by his side. He was born in San Mateo County to parents Reno and Jane. His family moved to El Dorado County in March 1978. His mom, Jane, passed away from cancer when he was 11. […]

Robert Wallace Gillett

July 29, 1929 — Sept. 5, 2014 Robert W. “Bob” Gillett passed away peacefully at home in Placerville, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at the age of 85. He was born in Placerville and lived his entire life here. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Fern Gillett; his brother, Jim […]

Michael “Mike” Foley

Feb. 26, 1939 — Sept. 2, 2014 On Sept. 2, 2014, we unexpectedly lost our beloved Michael “Mike” Foley, 75, of Pollock Pines, Calif. He is survived by his loving wife, Simone Foley of Pollock Pines; and his three children, Shawna Foley of Jackson, Calif., Eva Foley of Escalon, Calif., and Chuck Foley of Kelseyville, […]

Marilyn K. Brown funeral notice

June 23, 1946 — Aug. 15, 2014 Marilyn K. Brown, of Pollock Pines, Calif., born June 23, 1946, died Aug. 15, 2014. A celebration of life service will be held on Friday, Sept. 12, at Green Valley Community Church in Placerville, Calif.

Richard “Tricky Dick” D. Skaggs

July 7, 1937 — Aug. 21, 2014 Richard D.Skaggs, known affectionately by his family and friends as “Tricky Dick,” age 77, died Aug. 21, 2014, with his family by his side. No memorial service will be held at his request. He was born July 7, 1937, in Bethesda, Ohio. He eventually moved and raised his […]

Irene Marie Sanchez (Showalter)

Feb. 19, 1951 — Sept. 1, 2014 Life’s journey ended on Sept. 1, 2014 for Irene Marie Sanchez (Showalter) of Placerville, Calif. Born Feb. 19, 1951, and raised in Long Beach, Calif., she attended Woodrow Wilson High School. She moved with her family to the Placerville area of El Dorado County in 1990. In March of that […]

Virginia Mae Townsend

May 3, 1925 – Aug. 29, 2014 Virginia passed away peacefully Friday morning with loving family by her side. Born to James and Mary Casey, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Townsend; and son, Roger. She is survived by grandchildren, Sarah Townsend-Moulay, James Townsend and Diane Simshauser; great-grandchildren, Mallory, Mason and Marik […]

Lawrence Peterson

March 1. 1926 — Aug. 29, 2014 Larry Peterson passed away peacefully at home in Cameron Park, Calif., on Aug. 29, 2014. He is survived by his brother, Michael Peterson; his daughter, Jeanne Guerrero; his four cats; and his partner, Ann Phillips. He was an airplane mechanic for the 20th Army/Air Force group. He loved […]

Aaron Robert Smith

July 3, 1973 — Aug. 18, 2014. Aaron Smith passed away at home in Placerville, Calif., on Aug. 18, 2014. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jeremy Michael Smith. He is survived by his parents, Dan and Susan Marie Smith; his grampa, Romaine Dudley; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Aaron was born […]

Kathleen Ann Wilkes

July 26, 1920 – Aug. 26, 2014 Kathleen “Kay” Ann Wilkes passed away in Placerville, Calif., on Au. 26, 2014, after bravely fighting a serious illness. She was the third of six daughters born to John and Mary Donnelly of Detroit, Mich. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 68 years, John […]

Donald E. Doyle

April 26, 1934 — Aug. 22, 2014 Donald Doyle was born April 26, 1934, in San Francisco, Calif., at the Children’s Hospital. He had his family by his side when he passed away on Aug. 22, 2014. He is survived by his two sons, Ray and Jeff; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was a […]

Wilma Martin Klein

June 5, 1925 — Aug. 20, 2014 Wilma Martin Klein, 89, left us peacefully on Aug. 20, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Klein; and her daughter-in-law, Patricia Ann Klein. Born in Oklahoma, her family ultimately settled in Southern California until she moved in 1978 to Cameron Park, Calif., where […]

Gertrude “Dede” Elaine Wilkinson

April 19, 1925 — Aug. 21, 2014 Our angel Gertrude “Dede” Elaine Wilkinson (nee Bibber) joined the heavens on Aug. 21, 2014. She was the most kind, compassionate and loving wife, mother, sister and friend on Earth. Her beautiful spirit will be with us always. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Wesley […]

Rodney H. Johnson

Feb. 11, 1929 — Aug. 24, 2014 Rodney H. Johnson, 85, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home in Cameron Park, Calif., on Aug. 24, 2014. He was born in Duluth, Minn., on Feb. 11, 1929, to Hilding and Sigrid Johnson. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Ann; his daughter, […]

Peggy L. King

Nov. 9, 1950 — Aug. 24, 2014 Peggy King went to the loving arms of Jesus on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. She was born in Richmond, Ind., on Nov. 9, 1950. She is survived by her father, Donald; husband, Tom; daughters, Keri King and Kelly (Jason) Walls; grandson, Connor Seymour; brother, David (Susan) Hinds; and […]

Donna Lou Hyatt-Ott

Jan. 25, 1924 — Aug. 19, 2014 Donna Lou Hyatt-Ott passed away peacefully on Aug. 19, 2014, in Placerville. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Lester H. Hyatt and George Ott. She was the loving mother of Judith (late Jerry) Gracia, Larry (Jane) Hyatt and Harold (Judy) Hyatt; and beloved grandmother of Jimmy, […]

Anne Jensen Gosché-Borde

June 13, 1920 — Aug. 20, 2014 Anne Jensen Gosché-Borde was born Anne Jensen on June 13, 1920, in Omaha, Neb. She passed away on Aug. 20, 2014, at her home in Placerville, Calif. She is survived by her husband of 13 years, Harry J. Borde; her son, George K. Gosché III, and her sister, […]

Abraham Durham funeral notice

Aug. 28, 1948 — July 29, 2014 Abraham Durham, of Diamond Springs, Calif., born Aug. 28, 1948, died July 29, 2014. A service will be held Friday, Sept. 5, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Church in Placerville.

Marilyn K. Brown death notice

June 23, 1946 — Aug. 15, 2014 Marilyn K. Brown, of Pollock Pines, Calif., born June 23, 1946, died Aug. 15, 2014. Arrangements are under the care of Coos Bay Chapel. Call 541-267-3131 for details.

Ruby M. (Elvers) Buck funeral notice

Nov. 3, 1939 — Aug 18, 2014 Ruby M. (Elvers) Buck, born Nov. 3, 1939, died Aug. 18, 2014. A memorial service will be held Monday, Aug. 25, at 2 p.m., at the Foothills United Methodist Church in Rescue, Calif.

Dennis Jack Fike

Oct. 12, 1944 — Aug. 15, 2014 Dennis Jack Fike, age 69, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 15, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jay and Martha Fike of San Leandro, Calif. He is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Camille Fike of Somerset, Calif.; their two sons; […]

Cecil W. Jones

July 2, 1917 — Aug. 14, 2014 Cecil Jones of Garden Valley, Calif., passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Western Slope Health Center in Placerville, Calif. He was born in Menan, Idaho, the eldest of nine children. He knew he didn’t want to pick spuds for a living and began his rodeo career at […]

James John Hutchinson

April 22, 1931 — Aug. 17, 2014 Jim Hutchinson passed away peacefully surrounded by his extended family and friends on Aug. 17, 2014. A 25-year resident of Mt. Aukum, he was born and grew up in Sacramento. He attended Sacramento High and graduated from Sacramento City College, where he later taught math. He apprenticed at […]

Frank Bridges Jr.

Jan. 15, 1924 — Aug. 14, 2014 Frank Bridges Jr., born Jan. 15, 1924, passed away peacefully Aug. 14, 2014. He was the loving husband of Elizabeth “Betty” for the last 69-and-a-half years. Born in North Miami, Oklahoma to Frank and Rachel Bridges, he was the loving father of Frank (Marie), Loretta and Daniel; loving […]

Darlene Knowles

May 11, 1941 — July 25, 2014 Darlene Knowles was born on May 11, 1941, in Torrance, Calif. She passed in her sleep in Diamond Springs, Calif., on July 25, 2014. Darlene married in 1963 and had three children: John, Angela and Michele. In 1984 she graduated from Los Angeles Chiropractic College. After practicing a […]

Amber Sakura (Azalove) Wheeler

Jan. 29, 1975 — Aug. 8, 2014 Amber was born Jan. 29, 1975. She was the beautiful daughter of Joseph and Rachel Wheeler. She is survived by her son, Armane. She was loved by many. On Aug. 8, 2014, she was freed of her pain caused by ovarian cancer. There will not be a service […]