Clifford B. Hayes

May 14, 1926 — Feb. 8, 2014 Clifford B. Hayes passed away peacefully Feb. 8, 2014, at his home in Cameron Park, Calif., surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 14, 1926, in Oklahoma City, Okla., then lived most of his life in Burlingame, Calif. He is survived by his loving wife of […]

Evelyn Lillian Colombo

Nov. 11, 1927 — Feb. 14, 2014 Evelyn Lillian Colombo passed away peacefully in her home on Feb. 14, 2014, at the age of 86. Born in Buffalo, N.Y., on Nov. 11, 1927, she is remembered by her family as a loving wife, very special mother of four, grandmother of 10, and great-grandmother of six. […]

Sunny Rosalie Atkins

Sept. 4, 1957 — Feb. 12, 2014 Sunny Rosalie Atkins, 56, died peacefully Feb. 12, 2014, with family and friends by her side. Survivors include her mother, Rosalie Long; husband, Rick Atkins; daughters, Delia Menching and Desiree Throckmorton; and five grandchildren, Julianna, Garrett, Daisy, Korbin and Jordan. Her father, Henry Gallagher, passed away three years […]

Dolores “Coco” S. Navarro

Aug. 24, 1951 — Dec. 19, 2013 Coco Navarro passed on in her sleep on Dec. 19, 2013, at the age of 62. She was born Aug. 24, 1951, to David and Patricia Navarro. A longtime resident of El Dorado county, she worked many years as a registered nurse, both at Marshall Hospital and Sutter Memorial […]

Barbara Freels Morley

Dec. 9, 1963 — Feb. 7, 2014 Barbara Freels Morley, 50, died Feb. 7, 2014, with her family by her side in Georgetown, Calif. She was born Dec. 9, 1963, in Sunbright, Tenn., to the late Reid Freels of Columbia, Tenn., and Betty J. Freels of Oak Ridge, Tenn. Surviving Barbara are her husband, Joe […]

Albert Karl Boehringer

March 5, 1935 — Jan. 28, 2014 Albert Karl Boehringer, born Englewood, N.J., on March 5, 1935, passed away Jan. 28, 2014, in Folsom, Calif. Survivors include his daughter, Julie Boehringer and her husband, Brian; and grandchildren, Jamie Gillespie, Robby Gillespie. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Boehringer Gillespie. You will be […]

Vernon Dewayne Sprock

Sept. 3, 1921 — Feb. 10, 2014 Vernon Dewayne Sprock, 92, of Bozeman, Mont., passed away on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
 He was born on Sept. 3, 1921, in Elk Grove, Calif., to Hiejo Henry and Bertha (Stubel) Sprock. Vern grew up on a farm in Elk Grove. Following his graduation from Elk Grove High School, […]

Robert C. Pettengill

March 28, 1926 — February 4, 2014 Robert C. Pettengill passed away Feb. 4, 2014, in Roseville, Calif. Interment services will be held Friday, Feb. 21, at 1:30 p.m., at the San Joaquin National Cemetery in Justine, Calif. Arrangements by Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home in Placerville.

Michael Wilson funeral notice

April 2, 1964 — Jan. 7, 2014 Michael Wilson, of Placerville, Calif., born April 2, 1964, died Jan. 7, 2014. Friends and family are invited to a celebration of life on Saturday, March 1, at 5 p.m., at The Fireman’s Hall, 5001 Main Street in Diamond Springs, Calif.

Michael Wayne Puthuff

Jan. 9, 1961 — Feb. 6, 2014 Michael Puthuff passed away in Placerville on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, after a short battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of El Dorado County, he was the loving father of Raymond Puthuff, also of Placerville; brother to Mary Jo Puthuff-Seiter of Sacramento; and son to Louise Puthuff and […]

Lynette McGill-Hodge

Feb. 7, 1954 — Feb. 8, 2014 Lynette McGill-Hodge, of Placerville, was born Feb. 7, 1954, and passed away Feb. 8, 2014. She is survived by her loving husband, Marcus Hodge; and sister, Debbie McGill. A funeral mass will be said at 11 a.m., on Feb. 14, at St. Patrick Church in Placerville. Donations may be […]

Donna May Harris

April 3, 1932 — Jan. 23, 2014 After a lengthy pulmonary illness, Donna passed away peacefully in the hospital. She is survived by her daughter, Rhonda Wetherbe; Skeet Horne; two granddaughters; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; her brother, Hank; sister, Wanda, who rarely left her side and was with her to the end; and sister-in-law, Randie. […]

Robert A. Worthey

Feb. 6, 1958 — Feb. 10, 2014 Robert Worthey passed away peacefully on Feb. 10, 2014, in Roseville, Calif., surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband of 35 years to Laura Worthey of Placerville; loving father of Tara (Matthew Segal) of Nashville, Tenn., and Kelli (Sterling Stoddard) of Grace, Idaho; cherished grandfather of […]

Ruth E. Jackson

Sept. 17, 1927 — Feb. 6, 2014 Ruth E. Jackson, formerly of Shingle Springs, Calif., died of natural causes at Carson Tahoe Hospital in Carson City, Nev., on Thursday morning, Feb. 6, 2014. She retired as a secretary for Michigan California Lumber Company in 1976 and continued to live in Shingle Springs and then Placerville […]

Sylvia June Combellack

Jan. 29, 1925 — Feb. 4, 2014 June passed away peacefully on Feb. 4, 2014, at the age of 89. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Allan; her three children, Gayle, Janis and Keith; and her four grandchildren, Janelle, Reid, Eric and Kayla. She will be missed. There will be no funeral […]

Frank J. Lombard

Jan. 24, 1932 — Jan. 24, 2014 Frank J. Lombard was born to Ila and Jess Lombard in Colorado Springs, Colo., Jan. 24, 1932, and passed away on Jan. 24, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents and an older brother, Kenny, who passed at age three. He is survived by his wife, Joni; sister, […]

Robert E. Frost

May 16, 1931 — Feb. 8, 2014 Robert E. Frost, 82 years old, passed away on Feb. 8, 2014. He was born in Willows, Calif. He served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Myles C. Fox and was blessed to see most of the world. He moved to El Dorado County in 1958, where […]

John Thomas Mendel

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 […]

Ellen “Kitty” Feather

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 […]

Arthur Edward Hanna

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 […]

Ronald David Liddell

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 […]

Rose Patricia (Nerney) Lambres

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 […]

Shirley Ann Kelly

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 […]

Pauline (Culver) Wilson

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 […]

Leah L. Ackerman Trocha funeral notice

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 […]

Gary “Skip” Kelly

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 […]

Frank E. Barbeau Sr.

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 […]

Robert “Bob” William Weishar

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 […]

Ed Cottle

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 […]

Nancy Fay Clampitt

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 […]

Linda Sher

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 […]

Jeff Carl Dianda

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 […]

Barbara Smart death notice

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.

David Spisak

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 […]

Jay Dee Phleger

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 […]

Tania Gavre

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 […]

David Dana Jones

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 […]

Barbara E. Lemming

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 […]

Ernest “Gene” E. Baxter

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 […]

Myron Billie Weaver

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, […]

Brian Baetge

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, […]

Joseph Victor “Vic” Cullinan

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 […]

Bruce Edward Veerkamp

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.

Viginia Sudduth

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. […]