March 10, 1928 — Feb. 8, 2014 John Thomas Mendel died at home on Feb. 8, 2014. He was 85. He was born on March 10, 1928, to Elizabeth and Frank Mendel in Palo Alto, Calif. He grew up in Palo Alto, where he married his high school sweetheart, Helen Hallawell. He and Helen both […]
Feb. 14, 1951 — Dec. 7, 2013 David “Lenny” Peacock, of Placerville, born Feb. 14, 1951, died Dec. 7, 2013. A memorial service may be held in the future.
Aug. 12, 1921 — Feb. 7, 2014 Ellen (Kitty) Feather, 92, died peacefully Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, with loved ones by her side. She was born Ellen Graham on Aug. 12, 1921, in New York City and grew up in Woodmere, N.Y. She was nicknamed Kitty in early childhood for her habit of curling up […]
April 16, 1920 — Feb. 7, 2014 Arthur Edward Hanna passed away in Placerville, Calif., on Feb. 7, 2014. He was the beloved husband of 52 years to Marian Hanna; loving father of Arthur Hanna Jr. of Crescent City, Calif., Matthew (Marla) Hanna of Kachsiung, Taiwan, Nathan (Sandra) Hanna of Mekoryuk, Alaska, and the late […]
Nov. 28, 1941 — Feb. 3, 2014 Ronald David Liddell died Feb. 3, 2014. A lifelong resident of El Dorado County, he was born Nov. 28, 1941, in Placerville, Calif. He was preceded in death by his son, Eric; wife, Viola; mother, Genevieve; father, Freeman; older brother, George Clough; and sister, Mildred Balderson. He is […]
Nov. 13, 1926 — Feb. 4, 2014 After several humorous attempts to escape her residence, Pat passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, Feb. 4, 2014, with her children at her side. She was a resident of Diamond Springs, Calif., born in San Francisco, Calif., and was a first-generation Irish American, fourth child of Thomas and […]
Jan. 28, 1947 — Feb. 2, 2014 Shirley Ann Kelly passed away suddenly on Feb. 2, 2014, in Placerville, Calif., from a broken heart, 16 days after her husband Cordell “Kelly” Kelly, the love of her life, passed away. She was the loving mother of Lonnie (Judy) Kelly and September (Shannon) Miller; beloved sister of […]
Oct. 6, 1941 — Jan. 24, 2014 Pauline Wilson passed away peacefully on Jan. 24, 2014, in Placerville, Calif., after a brief illness. She was born on Oct. 6, 1941, in Monroe, Wash., to parents Perry Taylor Culver and Marie Almira (Dennie) Culver. Pauline grew up in a very large family of 15 children; she […]
Aug. 8, 1934 — Feb. 4, 2014 Leah L. Ackerman Trocha, of Diamond Springs, Calif., born Aug. 8, 1934, died Feb. 4, 2014. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m. (visitation Monday, Feb. 10, from 4 to 6 p.m.), both at Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home, 2855 Cold Springs […]
July 10, 1941 — Jan. 31, 2014 Skip passed away peacefully on Jan. 31, 2014, in Sacramento, with his family by his side. He was a devoted husband of 50 years to his beloved wife, Judy; loving father to daughters, Jorgi Darrah and Robyn Kelly; and extremely proud and beloved grandfather to Jarrett and Payton […]
Sept. 12, 1932 — Jan. 30, 2014 Frank E. Barbeau Sr.’s, final rest came on Jan. 30, 2014. He was born on Sept. 12, 1932, in Spaulding, Neb. He resided in the Le Grand area for the past 46 years and had been battling courageously his entire life with Muscular Dystrophy. Frank enjoyed wood working […]
May 25, 1926 — Jan. 30, 2014 Robert “Bob” William Weishar passed away Jan. 30, 2014, in Placerville. He was born May 25, 1926, to John Albert Weishar and Pearl Lue Wilson Weishar in Visalia, Calif. The family moved to Bakersfield a short time later and then to San Luis Obispo, Calif., in 1934, when his […]
Sept. 7, 1927 — Dec. 29, 2013 Ed Cottle, born Sept. 7, 1927, passed away peacefully at his home in Placerville, Calif., on Dec. 29, 2013. He was a retired fire fighter captain from San Jose, stations 3 and 28. His career was from May 1, 1953 to March 30, 1980. Ed was preceded in […]
Oct. 2, 1955 — Jan. 25, 2014 Nancy is survived by her husband of 18 years, Chris; and her parents Mr. and Mrs. Fred D. Rowe. She was a longtime resident of Kyburz and widely loved by her neighbors. She enjoyed may outdoor activities like camping, fishing and kayaking with her husband. She also loved […]
March 8, 1931 — Jan. 19, 2014 Linda Sher, Apple Hill rancher and loving wife of retired State Senator Byron Sher, died Jan. 19, 2014. She fully supported Byron during his years in the California legislature (1980 to 2004). By virtue of her unselfish support, often at a personal cost to herself, she should be […]
June 17, 1953 — Jan. 23, 2014 Jeff was born in Oakland, Calif., to parents Evelina and Paul Dianda and grew up in San Ramon. He attended San Ramon Valley High School, participating in band and he was a member of the track and football teams, graduating in 1971. He loved Italian food, animals, old […]
June 29, 1935 — Jan. 19, 2014 Barbara Smart, of Coronado, Calif., born June 29, 1935, died Jan. 19, 2014. A memorial service was held Feb. 2, in Coronado.
1939 — Jan. 24, 2014 David Spisak, a former El Dorado resident who was active with the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council, Community Round Table on Human Rights and Center for Violence Free Relationships, passed away peacefully on Jan. 24, 2014, at his home in San Diego, surrounded by family. He was 74. The […]
June 16, 1948 — Jan. 20, 2014 Services for Jay D. Phleger, 65, of Placerville, Calif., will be held on Friday, Feb. 7, at 1 p.m., at The Green Valley Community Church, 3500 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville. Call 530-622-3231 for details. Jay, a small business owner, senior sales engineer and team leader, was born […]
July 17, 1919 — Jan. 20, 2014 Tania Gavre died peacefully surrounded by loved ones in Placerville, California on Jan. 20, 2014. Born Tatiana Krasilnikoff on July 17, 1919, in San Francisco, she was the middle child with two brothers. Her father was born in the Ukraine and her mother in Harbin, China. Both families […]
Sept. 14, 1955 — Jan. 26, 2014 David Dana Jones, age 58, born Sept. 14, 1955, in Tulsa, Okla., to William A. Jones and Mary Hough Jones, entered into his eternal life on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at his home in Lotus, Calif. David was preceded in death by his father, William A. Jones; and […]
Dec. 5, 1922 — Jan. 19, 2014 Barbara was born in Braddock, Pa., to parents who emigrated from Yugoslavia. She spent her childhood on the family farm with five sisters, two brothers and a lively assortment of livestock, dogs and cats, including a fluffy white dog that she particularly loved. She passed away in Placerville […]
July 31, 1936 — Jan. 16, 2014 Ernest “Gene” E. Baxter passed away at home on Jan. 16, 2014. He was the devoted husband of 30 years to Francine Baxter; loving father of Shelly (Peter) Alexander, Deena (Bruce) Schwegler and Rob (Patti) Baxter and step-father of Shalene (Don) Massey and Robert (Renee) Glidewell; brother of […]
May 31, 1924 — Jan. 24, 2014 Myron Billie Weaver, of Cameron Park, Calif., was born May 31, 1924, in Des Moines, Iowa, and passed away Jan. 24, 2014, in Fair Oaks, Calif. He was the loving husband of Joan Darlene Weaver; father to Michael, Brent, Denise, and Joni; grandfather to Christine, Toby, Benjamin, Micah, […]
April 23, 1967 – Jan. 10, 2014 Brian Baetge, a loving father, husband and friend, passed from this life on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. He lived in Placerville for 11 years. He is survived by his beloved wife, Kelly; son, Cody Baetge; and step-daughter, Mallory Sisemore; as well as his mother, Marion Baetge; brothers, Jim, […]
June 22, 1945 — Jan. 11, 2014 After a brief but courageous battle with cancer, Joseph Victor “Vic” Cullinan passed away peacefully with family at his bedside Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at the Pines of Placerville Hospice. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elizabeth and Joseph Cullinan of San Diego. He is survived […]
Sept. 11, 1965 — Jan. 16, 2014 Bruce Edward Veerkamp, of Placerville, Calif., born Sept. 11, 1965, died Jan. 16, 2014. A funeral service will be held Monday, Jan. 27, at 11 a.m. (visitation 10 a.m.), at Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home in Placerville.
July 29, 1926 — Jan. 19, 2014 Virginia Sudduth, born Virginia Maye Aries, is survived by four children, Jim, Linda, Lorri and Debbie; and six grandchildren, Erin, Jeremy, Josh, Travis, Trent and Sara. Her surviving siblings are Bill, Richard, William and Marshall. She was 87 years old when she passed away on Jan. 19, 2014. […]
March 9, 1923 — Nov. 19, 2013 August Rademacher, of Shingle Springs, born March 9, 1923, died Nov. 19, 2013. A gathering will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, at 1 p.m., at the Placerville Airport.
Oct. 13, 1946 — Jan. 11, 2014 A memorial service for Donnie Ray Jones, of Norfork, Ark., will be held at 2 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 30, at Kirby and Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Deacon Bob Crawford officiating. Donnie passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock, Ark. He […]
Jan. 22, 1945 — Jan. 17, 2014 Cordell “Kelly” F. Kelly passed away in Placerville on Jan. 17, 2014. He was a beloved husband of 45 years to Shirley Kelly of Placerville; loving father of Lonnie (Judy) Kelly and September (Shannon) Miller; brother of Janice (Bob) Wilkinson; and devoted grandfather of Lonnie Jr., Casey, Chelsey, […]
Oct. 11, 1942 — Jan. 19, 2014 Diana Howard, 71, died Jan. 19, 2014, with her family by her side in Roseville, Calif., and was reunited in heaven with her husband, Kenneth “Kenny” Lee Howard. She was born Oct. 10 1942, in Coffeyville, Kansas, to James Jr. and Geneva Opal Robison. They moved to California […]
April 18, 1930 — Jan. 9, 2014 Donald Batty, of Pollock Pines, born April 18, 1930, died Jan. 9, 2014. A rosary will be held on Friday, Jan. 24, at 1 p.m., with a memorial service to follow at St. Patrick Church in Placerville.
Feb. 14, 1924 — Jan. 17, 2014 Mary N. McGlaughlin, 89, of Placerville, Calif., passed away on Jan. 17, 2014. She was born in Joplin, Mo., and was the beloved wife of the late Marvin A. McGlaughlin. She was a loving mother to Randy L. McGlaughlin, Thomas W. McGlaughlin, and Karen A. Ward. She is […]
Nov. 29, 1931 — Jan. 14, 2014 Born Nov. 29, 1931, in Pasadena, Calif., Alice Ann (nee Black) Reischel lived most of her life in Los Angeles. She graduated from Washington High in Los Angeles. She passed away quietly in the loving care of Sunshine Manor in Placerville, Calif., early Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, surrounded […]
Sept. 22, 1942 — Jan. 2, 2014 John “Duncan” DeMoss, 71, of Placerville, died Jan. 2, 2014. He was born to the late Valeda and George DeMoss on Sept. 22, 1942, in Hollywood, Calif. Duncan was a Certified Financial Planner and studied at the University of Michigan. He was passionate about world affairs, politics, the […]
March 25, 1933 — Dec. 10, 2013 John L. Rockert, 80, passed on Dec. 10, 2013, in Colorado Springs, Colo., surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Arlene. They have four surviving children, Larry of Naperville, Ill., David of Colorado Springs, Sheryl Owens of Parker, Colo., and Cathy Berenz […]
March 24, 1950 — Jan. 13, 2014 Robert (Bob) Hord passed away peacefully with his family by his side. He was born in Placerville, attended El Dorado High and graduated Sacramento State with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He was a devoted husband and father. Bob was preceded in death by his beloved wife, […]
Dec. 8, 1942 — Jan. 12, 2014 Don Guest went to be with the Lord on Jan. 12, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Charlene; his two children, Ken Guest and Karen Wooten; two grandsons, Joshua W. and Dylan G.; three sisters, Mary Marchand, Lovella Walters and Joanne Quintana; and many other […]
Oct. 6, 1917 — Jan. 10, 2014 Joseph “Joe” Sheeks, formerly of El Dorado, born Oct. 6, 1917, died Jan. 10, 2014. A funeral will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11 a.m., at the Calvary Church, 1955 McDowell Blvd. South in Petaluma.
Jan. 3, 1930 — Jan. 12, 2014 Ellen Marie Pickard was born in Lakeview, Ore., on Jan. 3, 1930, and passed away peacefully in Placerville, Calif., on Jan. 12, 2014. When her children were young, she was very a very active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Relief Society Luncheon Chairman, […]
March 8, 1951 — Dec. 31, 2013 Mary Patricia Hatley, 62, of Evansville, Ind., was a vibrant and loving person who passed away Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, in Cadiz, Ky. Mary Pat was born March 8, 1951, in Hobbs, N.M. She was the daughter of William Harry and Lorene (Morris) Wallis. She had a picturesque […]
March 15, 1921 — Dec. 4, 2013 Viola “Vi” Mae Kersgard, at rest in Placerville on Dec. 4, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Edwin Kersgard; loving mother of Patti (Richard) Perino, Vikki (Richard) Simpson and the late Richard Kersgard; sister of Betty (Howard) Coates, Nancy (Bill) Howell and the late Carolyn […]
Aug. 2, 1956 — Jan. 11, 2014 Mrs. Susan Raney, age 57, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her husband, Mike Raney; son, Tom Raney and his wife, Melisa; daughter, Amanda Raney; and grandchildren, JD Raney and Kalen Raney.
Sept. 23, 1926 — Dec. 1, 2013 George Kusch, long time resident of Placerville, Calif., passed away Dec. 1, 2013, in Portland, Ore., while visiting his daughter, Karol Mesa. He was born on Sept. 23, 1926, in Omaha, Neb. He was the baby of six children born to Otto and Elsie Kusch. George moved to […]