Sarah Jo Grice

1924 — 2014 Former longtime resident of the Placerville, Calif., area, Sarah Jo Grice, while living in Franklin, N.C., passed away on August 3, 2014, at the age of 89. Born in Texas, she was the granddaughter of the late Thomas and Beulah Hicks Thompson. She was married to Roy “Mac” Grice, who preceded her […]

Robert C. “Bob” Tribbett

Oct. 9, 1917 — Aug. 7, 2014 Robert C. “Bob” Tribbett died Aug. 7, 2014, in Placerville, Calif., at age 96. He was the son of Wiley and Ivy Tribbett and born on his father’s farm in Sugar Creek Township near Darlington, Ind. After his high school graduation, he worked in Chicago, then came to […]

Clyde Lynn Bennett

Aug. 20, 1947 – July 29, 2014 Clyde Lynn Bennett passed away at his Pollock Pines home on July 29, 2014 after a long battle with lung cancer. Clyde was born in Tennessee on August 20, 1947 and moved with his family to California in the early 1950s. After a long and well-regarded career as […]

Marguerite Louise Hull

Dec. 6, 1974 – Aug. 7, 2014 Marguerite Louise Hull, of Placerville, born December 6, 1917 died August 7. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 16 at Grace Reformed Baptist Church, 1386 Carson Rd, Placerville, CA.

Dorothy Louise Overmier

1918 – 2014  Dorothy Overmier, was born in Michigan and passed away in Placerville, CA. Dorothy spent 40 years as an educator and was a lifelong talented artist in a variety of media. Dorothy is survived by her daughters Kay Test of Florida and Pam Gonzalve of Placerville, CA and numerous grandchildren. She was preceded […]

Robert Ted Douillard

Sept. 5, 1941 – July 31, 2014 Robert Ted Douillard, 72, passed away July 31, 2014, at his Placerville home with his family by his side. Bob, or “Butch,” was born September 5, 1941 in Inglewood, Calif. to the late Theodore E. and Minnie C. Douillard. He graduated from Morningside High School in Inglewood in […]

Danny Jay Gwinnup

Oct. 27, 1939 — Aug. 1, 2014 Danny Jay Gwinnup was born Oct. 27, 1939, in San Andreas, Calif., and passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 1, 2014. He attended Stockton College before beginning a career at Aerojet and also worked as a timber faller. He served in the National Guard and the Reserves. […]

Timothy Vern Mason funeral notice

May 24, 1956 — July 10, 2014 Timothy Vern Mason, of Placerville, Calif., born May 24, 1956, died July 10, 2014. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m., at the Federated Church on Thompson Way in Placerville.

Clara Johanna Scarrow

April 1, 1930 — Aug. 4, 2014 Clara, better known as “Meity,” passed away Aug. 4, 2014, at Marshall Hospital in Placerville, Calif. She was born April 1, 1930, in Yreka, Calif., to Joe and Olga Arnold. Meity grew up in Grenada and graduated from Yreka High School in 1948. She and her husband, Arnold […]

Samuel Paul Ewing

Mach 29, 1927 — July 23, 2014 Paul Ewing was born March 29, 1927, in Smithfield, Utah, to Matt and Frances Ewing, and passed away in Placerville, Calif., on July 23, 2014. His family moved to Placerville in 1937. He graduated from El Dorado High School with the class of 1945 but left school early, […]

Ann Louise North

Nov. 3, 1941 — Aug. 4,2014 Ann was born in Gothenberg, Neb., to Ivan and Emlyn Wiggins. She leaves behind her husband of 48 years; her son, Darron (Cindi); and her grandsons, Devon and Zachary. Ann was quiet, gentle person and her family was the most important to her. She was a dedicated school teacher […]

Maurice “Maury” Alan Erickson

Aug. 7, 1919 — Aug. 2, 2014 Maurice “Maury” Alan Erickson, born in Opportunity, Wash., on Aug. 7, 1919, passed away of natural causes on Aug. 2, 2014, in Yuma, Ariz. Maury was well known as the owner of Atwood Insurance Agency in Placerville, Calif. He purchased the agency from Dorothy Atwood (DeBolt) in 1963 […]

Abraham Durham

Aug. 28 1948 — July 29, 2014 Abraham Durham passed away, losing his battle to cancer but no longer in pain, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. He was born Aug. 28, 1948, in Baltimore, Md. He was a resident of El Dorado County since moving from South San Francisco in 1980. Abraham worked at Sambos, […]

Andrew Brown

May 6, 1964 — July 26, 2014 Andrew Brown, beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, died on July 26, 2014.  He is survived by his wife, Kim; his son and best friend, Randy; mother, Suzanne Cristallo; sisters, Jennifer Rudloff and Marguerite Brown; brother, Jeffrey Brown; and many other friends and family. He was preceded in […]

Corrine E. Hermone

Aug. 8, 1919 — Aug. 1, 2014 Emma Corrine Hermone joined her husband, Hank, in heaven on Aug. 1, 2014. She is now at peace with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Corrine was born on August 8, 1919 in Cuba, Missouri to Emma and Henry Bullington. Corrine was the second-youngest of 11 children. She […]

Carmel Jean Ferris Bailey



Dec. 17, 1932 — July 28, 2014 Our beloved mother and grandmother Jean passed away peacefully on July 28, 2014 with her children and grandchildren around her. Jean was born Dec. 17, 1932 in Sacramento, California, the second child of Joseph Perry Ferris and Dorothy Mae Van Winkle Ferris. Jean was a bright child and […]

Christopher John Danley

Aug. 14, 1980 — July 26, 2014 Christopher John Danley, resident of Sacramento, born Aug. 14, 1980, in Carmichael, CA died peacefully Saturday July 26, 2014, at the age of 33 on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii riding in Paradise. Chris was the beloved son of Ty Danley and Deborah Lewis, and loving brother […]

Kay Withers Eldridge

Nov. 13, 1942 — Aug. 2, 2014 Kay Withers Eldridge passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, on Aug. 2, 2014, after beginning a second battle against cancer. She was born and raised in Syracuse, N.Y., and worked for many years as a bookkeeper. Her faith was always an important part of her life. She was an […]

Timothy Dale Moffett

Aug. 15, 1956 — July 22, 2014 Timothy Dale Moffett, 57, of Placerville, Calif., passed away July 22, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Aug. 15, 1956, in Sacramento, Calif., to Jesse D. Moffett and Marceil (Aguiar) Moffett Cunningham. Tim leaves behind his loving wife, Rhonda (Martin) Moffett; his precious children, […]

Ruth Jean (Sawyer) O’Brien

Nov. 16, 1932 — Aug. 3, 2014 Ruth was born in Diamond Springs to Jesse and Grace Sawyer. She passed away in her home in Placerville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles O’Brien, who she was married to for 54 years. She was also preceded by her three brothers, Jesse, William and […]

Wallace Milton Ripley

April 25, 1918 — July 23, 2014 Wallace was born in Ludlow, Mass., to Wallace and Ethel Ripley. He attended school in Wilbraham, Mass., before moving with his family to California at the age of 15. He attended and graduated from Sutter Creek High School. In 1936 Wallace went to work for Lewis and Lewis […]

Beverley Iris Hills

Feb. 8, 1924 — July 27, 2014 Beverley was born on Feb. 8, 1924, as Bonita Iris Raisch (meaning “Beautiful Iris”) in San Francisco, Calif. Her early years were spent living across from Golden Gate Park in an apartment. Later, she lived on her grandfather’s watermelon farm, where her mother eventually suffered a broken hip […]

Verda B. Honerlah

Sept. 17, 1927 — July 30, 2014 Verda Barbara (Lease) Honerlah passed peacefully on July 30, 2014, at the age of 86. She was born in Stockton, Calif. She graduated from Stockton High School in 1945. She attended the College of the Pacific (University of the Pacific) and was a member of Alpha Beta Tau […]

Rita L. Batchelor

July 7, 1942 — July 28, 2014 Rita passed away peacefully on Monday, July 28, 2014, after a brief illness. Born and raised in San Francisco, Calif., to Fred and Rita Schumacher, she spent part of her youth in Quincy, Calif. She married Barry Batchelor in May 1964 and raised her two children, Stan and […]

Larry A. Randall

Dec. 14, 1935 – July 24, 2014 Larry A. Randall, of Camino, Calif., born Dec. 14, 1935, died June 24, 2014. A memorial service will be held Saturday August 2, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Bayside Church, 4602 Missouri Flat Road, Placerville, Calif.

Mark A. Smith

December 13, 1926 – June 9, 2014 Mark A Smith, of Georgetown, born Dec. 13, 1926 died June 9, 2014. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Aug. 31, at 10 a.m., at Henningsen-Lotus Park in Lotus.    

Jeffie “Jeff” Lee Callahan

Aug. 12, 1922 – July 25, 2014 Jeffie “Jeff” Lee Callahan was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Cartersville, Okla. He passed away peacefully at home on July 25, 2014, surrounded by many of his loved ones. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Geneva Marie Callahan, and only son, Jimmie Lee Callahan. He is […]

Patsy Ruth Wing

Dec. 11, 1941 — July 29, 2014 Patsy Ruth Wing passed away peacefully at her home in Rescue, Calif., surrounded by her family. She is survived by her loving husband and soul mate of 54 years, Gene Wing. She was the loving mother of Kathi (Dave) Hartshorn, Kenny (Lynn) Wing and Kevin Wing; devoted grandmother […]

Merlyn Wilbur Adams

February 6, 1933 – July 21, 2014 Merlyn passed away surrounded by his family after a year long battle with melanoma. He and his wife Gail would have been married fifty years this August. He is survived by Gail and their children Roald, Robin and Karina Adams, his sister Beth Powers and many loving nieces […]

Lisa Oliver Rose

April 22, 1962 – July 13, 2014 Lisa Oliver Rose, 52, died suddenly on July 13, 2014. Lisa was born in San Mateo to Robert and Helen Oliver. She was preceded in death by her father and brother, Brian. Lisa is survived by her husband of 18 years, Donald Rose, stepson Randy Rose, her mother […]

Mark Alan Nelson

October 2, 1953 – July 15, 2014 Mark Alan Nelson was born in Oakland, Calif. on October 2, 1953 and peacefully went to the lord, and all those he loved and lost on July 15, 2014. Son to Russell and Doris Nelson. Brother to Dennis, Michael, and Barbra. Survived by his wife Debbie of 33 […]

Wallace Murrel Thomas

Sept. 13, 1927 — July 19, 2014 Camino resident Wallace Murrel Thomas passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord at his home in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the age of 86. Wally was the former superintendent and a faculty member of the Camino Union School District, a […]

Walter Vali

March 31, 1922 — July 16, 2014 Walter passed away at home at the age of 92. He was born in Paide, Estonia to Mihkel and Helene Vali. He was raised on Karinu, a 21-hectare farm, with his twin brother, Victor, and siblings, Hella and George. During World War II, Walter and Victor avoided conscription […]

Jean Lachelle Taylor

March 12, 1929 — July 17, 2014 Jean L. Taylor passed away at home surrounded by her family on July 17, 2014. She was a devoted wife of 65 years to Tom Taylor; loving mother of Vicki (Daryl) Stockdale of Greenville, Calif., and Timothy James (Kimberly) Taylor of Placerville, Calif.; beloved grandmother of Brian, April […]

Douglas J. Beam

Nov. 9, 1935 — July 13, 2014 Doug Beam, long time resident of Georgetown, Calif., passed away suddenly in his home Sunday morning, July 13, 2014. The second oldest of seven children, he was born in 1935 in Modesto, Calif. After graduating from Placer High School, he and Nancy married and raised three daughters and […]

Arthur J. Funston

Feb. 7, 1927 — July 14, 2014 Arthur J. Funston, 87, was born Feb. 7, 1927, and passed away July 14, 2014. He is survived by his sons, Gary Funston (Joyce), Patrick Funston (Barbara), Mark Funston (Kathy), Brian Funston (Joy) and Martin Funston (Norma); daughter, Linda Funston Hjertager (Harold); sisters, Claire and Noreen; 12 grandchildren; […]

Jerry Grant Young Jr.

May 26, 1946 — June 30, 2014 Jerry Jr., aka “Butch,” passed away June 30, 2014, in Placerville, Calif., from complications of COPD, which he suffered from for years. He was born in Muncie, Ind., and lived most of his life in Placerville. He attended Union School, Camino and El Dorado High Schools, graduating in […]

Kathryn Noreen Nolan

Sept. 27, 1925 — July 9, 2014 Kathryn Noreen Nolan, 88, formerly of Placerville, Calif., passed away in Sacramento, Calif., on July 9, 2014. She was born in Stonington, Ill., on Sept. 27, 1925, to Catherine and Lemuel Burton. Noreen was married to Frank Joseph Nolan Jr., and together they had three children. They moved […]

Ty Peterson

March 4, 1947 — July 9, 2014 Tyler “Ty” Clayton Peterson, loving husband and father, avid golfer, private pilot, lover of egg salad sandwiches and blues music, died on July 9, 2014. He passed away peacefully at home due to multiple myeloma. His story began in San Francisco (maybe that is why he was a […]

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Betty Lou Weyeneth

Aug. 24, 1938 — July 6, 2014 Betty Lou Weyeneth, age 75, passed away July 6, 2014, with her love by her side in Shingle Springs, Calif. She grew up in Lake City, Pa., graduated from Rice Avenue Union High School and retired from Amerigas in Placerville, Calif. She was the fourth child of five […]

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Jean Marie Hubbard

April 19, 1930 — July 8, 2014 Jean Marie Hubbard, age 84, of Cameron Park, Calif., passed away in Placerville, Calif., on July 8, 2014. She was born on April 19, 1930, in Lena, Ill. She was the only child of Mildred and Henry Panska, also of Illinois. She fought a hard battle with Alzheimer’s […]

Virginia Rita Vogel

Dec. 23, 1921 — July 9, 2014 Rita passed away on July 9, 2014, in Cameron Park, Calif. She was 92. She was born on Dec. 23, 1921, in Erie, Pa., to Jacob and Anne Kuhn. When she came to California, she met William Vogel and they married in April 1942. They were married for […]

Anne E. Finck

Feb. 14, 1933 — July 2, 2014 Anne Finck, who lived in El Dorado County for over 40 years, died at a local hospital after surviving a long illness. Her family was at her side. A native of Rock Rapids, Iowa, Anne graduated from nurses training in Sioux Valley, S.D. She later traveled to Chicago, […]

Betty Lou Maldonado

Feb. 7, 1949 — July 3, 2014 Betty Lou Maldonado passed away peacefully on July 3, 2014, with her family by her side. She was a loving daughter to Marcus Reynoza and Charles and Antonia Morales. She was a loving and devoted wife to Al Maldonado; wonderful mother to Paul Maldonado; and grandmother to Alex and […]

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Betty Ellene Hock

Nov. 15, 1917 — June 27, 2014 Betty Ellene Hock (Crow), age 96, quietly passed away on June 27, 2014, in Placerville, Calif. She was born in Oakland, CA, Nov. 15, 1917, to George and Bessie (Henderson) Crow. She was raised in Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, with her parents, brother, Ralph and sister, Marjorie, who both […]

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