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.

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 […]