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 […]

James A. Smalley funeral notice

Feb. 22, 1943 — Sept. 28, 2014 James A. Smalley, of Shingle Springs, born Feb. 22, 1943, died Sept. 28, 2014. A celebration of life will be held Thursday, Oct. 9, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church, 3500 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville.

Lynn DePierre

Nov. 3, 1955 — Sept. 29, 2014 We announce with heavy hearts that Marilyn “Lynn” DePierre passed away on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. She was born on Nov. 3, 1955, in Chicago, Ill. She is survived by her husband, John; her sons, Kyle and Jake; her daughter, Renae; her granddaughter, Maya Lynn; and her brother, […]

Madge “Midge” E. Galvan

Dec. 25, 1957 — Sept. 25, 2014 Madge “Midge” E. Galvan, 56, of Patterson, Calif., died Sept. 25, 2014, at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House. She was born in Placerville, Calif., to Jack and Emma Ruthven (deceased). She is survived by her husband, Tom; daughter, Stefanie; son, Kristopher; step-son, Bryan and wife Carla; step-mother, Thama […]

George Joseph Farineau

May 11, 1923 — Sept. 27, 2014 George Joseph Farineau, 91, passed away Sept. 27, 2014, at Gold Country Health Center in Placerville, Calif. He was born in Fitchburg, Mass., on May 11, 1923. George served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946. He graduated from Boston University in 1951. He moved to California […]

Charles William Ball

1942 — 2014 Bill passed away recently from heart disease. He grew up in the Bay Area. In his grade school years he often spent days at a time on the tugboat his grandfather captained. He graduated from Castlemont High in Oakland and worked at a variety of jobs. He made ketchup, applied chrome and […]

Elsie M. Cook

Aug. 30, 1922 — Sept. 21, 2014 Elsie M. Cook, born Aug. 30, 1922, passed away Sept. 21, 2014. She was born to Walter and Ella Painter 92 years ago in Kelso, Wash. She attended and graduated from Kelso High School. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Edith and Lousie; and brother, Stacy. […]

Ronald James Carlon funeral notice

Jan. 16, 1933 — Sept. 25, 2014 Ronald James Carlon, born Jan. 16, 1933, died Sept. 25, 2014, in Placerville, Calif. Graveside services will be held tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 2, at 1 p.m., at Westwood Hills Memorial Park, 2720 Cold Springs Road in Placerville. Arrangements by Chapel of the Pines in Placerville.

Susan Diane Harasek funeral notice

May 2, 1950 — Sept. 21, 2014 Susan Diane Harasek, of Placerville, born May 2, 1950, died Sept. 21, 2014. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m., at the Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Avenue in Placerville.

Tamara “Tammy” Arlyne Morgan Sullivan

April 12, 1942 — Sept. 25, 2014 Tamara “Tammy” Arlyne Morgan Sullivan, 72, a third generation Galt, Calif., resident, passed away quietly, surrounded by family and friends, on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, Calif., of complications from heart failure. Tammy, the granddaughter of Lucille Cox of Galt and daughter of […]

John Susoeff

Nov. 30, 1920 — Sept. 25, 2014 John Susoeff was born on Nov. 30, 1920, in Southern California. He is the last of a family of eight. He was a resident of Pollock Pines, a small community he loved for 36 years. John will join his loving wife, Hope, who passed away in 1999. He leaves […]

Keith Kaufman

April 21, 1935 — Sept. 17, 2014 Navy Veteran Keith Kaufman of Fresno died Sept 17, 2014, in Fresno with his best friend and companion of 24 years, Rachel Turturici, by his side. He was a long time employee of Wetzel Oviatt Lumber. He leaves to mourn his passing Rachel Turturici and her family; brother, […]

Elmer “Al” Rudolph Raanes

July 6, 1927 — Sept. 17, 2014 Elmer “Al” Rudolph Raanes passed peacefully on Sept. 17, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 87. He will be forever in our hearts. Al was born to Christian and Ruth (Zastrow) Raanes on July 6, 1927, in San Francisco, Calif. As a […]

Suzanne K. Wall funeral notice

June 21, 1949 — Sept. 7, 2014 Suzanne K. Wall, of Placerville, born June 21, 1949, died Sept. 7, 2014. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m., at the Christian Life Center, 5723 Pony Express Trail in Pollock Pines.

Brookelyn Alyssa Quick funeral notice

Nov. 28, 2007 — Sept. 21, 2014 Brookelyn Alyssa Quick, of El Dorado Hills, Calif., born Nov. 28, 2007, died Sept. 21, 2014. A memorial service will be held Monday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m., at Green Valley Mortuary, Green Valley and Bass Lade roads in Rescue.

Beverly Lane King

Dec. 21, 1947 — Oct. 2, 2013 Beverly Lane King was born on Dec. 21, 1947, in Placerville. It was here she grew up and went to school. She passed away quietly surrounded by her family on Oct. 2, 2013. At a young age Bev left her hometown in search of new places and adventures, […]

Donald “Don” J. Haley

April 2, 1936 — Sept. 17, 2014 Don Haley died peacefully just where he wanted to be — at home. A history professor of 34 years, he retired from Southern California to Placerville in 1996 with his wife, Louise. Embracing the beauty of the foothills, he made them his cherished home. Don traveled through five […]

Henry Ellis Carr

Oct. 7, 1947 — Aug. 30, 2014 A celebration of the Season of Henry Ellis Carr, 66, will take place at Smith Flat House, 2021 Smith Flat Road in Placerville, on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 12 to 3 p.m. He died at home watching a baseball game on Aug. 30, 2014, after a long battle with […]

June Ellen Abbott

June 14, 1929 — Sept. 14, 2014 June Ellen Abbott was born in Compton, Calif., and passed away peacefully at home in Pollock Pines, Calif. She was the loving wife of Avory Abbott for 38 years; mother of Kate Durkee, Robin Durkee, Sher Kirkpatrick and John Durkee; and stepmother to Lynne Sanchez, Layne Nelson, Andy […]

Carl Drysdale

Sept. 19, 1920 — Sept. 8, 2014 A military burial and a celebration of life for World War ll vet and resident of Cameron Estates since 1977, Carl Drysdale, will be held on Monday, Sept. 29, from 11 to 11:30 a.m., at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road in Dixon on I-80. A memorial […]

Bobbi Marie

July 22, 1942 — Sept. 4, 2014 Bobbi was a long time employee of Marshall Hospital, retiring in 2005. She had an ardent passion for respiratory home care, helping many patients in the community. It was her commitment to her patients and their needs that led to her involvement in the formation of the Helen […]

Robert E. Wentland

Oct. 3, 1941 — Sept. 15, 2014 Robert “Bob” Edward Wentland peacefully passed away at Mercy Folsom Hospital, surrounded by family and friends, on Sep 15, 2014. He was born Oct. 3, 1941, to Leonard and Gertrude (Roglinske) Wentland in Fond du Lac, Wisc. He graduated from Goodrich High School in 1960. In November 1961, […]

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.