May 2, 1948 — Nov. 19, 2011 Kathleen Ann Frink Withrow was born May 2, 1948, and was at home when she succumbed to cancer on Nov. 19, 2011, after a valiant fight. Kathy started life in Des Moines, Iowa, and lived there 12 years before moving with her parents to Sacramento. As a young girl […]
July 5, 1957 — Dec. 1, 2011 Laura A. Desin passed away from complications of sepsis on Dec. 1, 2011. She was a resident of Somerset. Laurie was born on July 5, 1957, to Kenneth H. Babb and Marjorie C. Babb, who both preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her […]
Jan. 4, 1956 — Nov. 17, 2011 Lily Rhynes was born the second of five children in Castro Valley to Doc Rhynes and Melchora (Milly) Ellington. She raised five children as a single Mom. She was preceded in death by her father; brother, James; daughter, Amanda; and nephew, Timothy. She leaves her beloved family: daughters, […]
Jan. 5, 1930 — Nov. 30, 2011 Dallas was born Jan. 5, 1930. He went peacefully home to be with his loving wife, Lawanda Huddle on Nov. 30,2011. He is survived by his sister, Phyllis Settles of Dayton, Ohio; stepchildren, Pam Crozier, Tirzah Davis and Charles Adams; and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He […]
Sept. 19, 1921 — Nov. 25, 2011 Fran passed away peacefully at home with her family after a long bout with pulmonary fibrosis. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and son, Kerry B. Sarver. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Kenneth Sarver (Citrus Heights, Calif.); a son, Larry […]
July 21, 1927 – Nov. 27, 2011 Ellie Mae Dorsey passed away too soon on Nov. 27, 2011, at her home in Cameron Park, Calif. She was born on July 21, 1927, in Logansport, Ind., to Courtney and Marie Hennesey. During World War II she worked for the federal government in Washington, DC. She spent […]
Nov. 23, 1953 – Nov. 28, 2011 A 20 year resident of Placerville, Terri passed away after a two-year battle with brain cancer. She is survived by her beloved daughters, Sebrina Jackson, Regina Bradley, Christina (Rigo) Gonzalez-Bradley and Janet Bradley; seven grandchildren, and one more on the way. She was preceded in death by her […]
1919 — 2011 Donna Kunhardt Moore is survived by her only child, Judie Vanderbundt (Skip) of Sacramento; sister, Claudia Michael (Larry) of Santa Maria; two granddaughters, Whitney Sweet (Eric) of Folsom and Piper Vogt (Scott) of Aptos; as well as her six cherished great-grandchildren, Lillie and Victor Vogt, and Paige, Samantha and Morgan Sweet. Donna […]
July 5, 1922 — Dec. 5, 2011 John E. Pertle was born July 5, 1992, and passed away Dec. 5, 2011. A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m., at House Of Prayer Family Fellowship, 7901 Highway 193 in Garden Valley.
1914 — Nov. 24, 2011 Elbert (Bert) Emerson Landes died on Nov. 24, 2011, at the age of 97. Born in Gila County, Ariz., he grew up in Los Angeles, Calif. He is survived by his loving wife of 71 years; his children, Janet Clark, Al Landes (Jill), Mark Landes (Philomena), Larry Landes (Justine), Ellen Mooney […]
Sept. 8, 1930 — Nov. 25, 2011 Virginia A. Kraatz, born Sept. 8, 1930, died at age 81 on Nov. 25, 2011. She leaves behind her loving husband, Walter; and her four children, Karen Buzbee, Barbara Webber, David, Stephen and their spouses. She is also survived by her six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She loved her […]
Aug. 19, 1951 – Dec. 2, 2011 Joe “Guitar” Pallatin of Cameron Park. Survived by his daughter Rachel, and three sons; Loren, David and Steven. Services will be announced at a later date.
Dec. 25, 1924 — Dec. 1, 2011 Jean Doris Bradley, of Placerville, born Dec. 25, 1924, died Dec. 1, 2011. A funeral mass will be held Thursday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 3109 Sacramento Street in Placerville. A reception will follow.
Jan. 13, 1925 — Nov. 29, 2011 Geneva Marie Callahan was born Jan. 13, 1925, in a covered wagon as her family crossed Texas on their way to Arizona. She passed away peacefully at home on Nov. 29, 2011, with loved ones at her side. She was preceded in death by her only son, Jimmie […]
Jan. 4, 1956 — Nov. 17, 2011 Lily Rhynes, of Camino, born Jan. 4, 1956, died Nov. 17, 2011. Services are pending.
Jan. 20, 1925 — Nov. 30, 2011 Jane E. Thomas was the mother of John Malia, Carol Shipman and James Jones of California and Arlene Roberts of Texas. She was blessed with 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Jane was born in Mesa, Ariz., on Jan. 20, 1925. She is survived by her four children […]
July 23,1937 — Nov. 24, 2011 Bunny, as all of her family and friends knew her, passed away peacefully at home on Thanksgiving morning after a relatively brief fight with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Bunny leaves to mourn her loss her husband of 56 years, Bud Spears of Pollock Pines; their two daughters, Anita […]
Aug. 20, 1941 — Nov. 24, 2011 Robert James “Jim” Dunning, born in Sacramento, Calif., on Aug. 20, 1941, passed away in Placerville on Nov. 24, 2011, of congestive heart failure. A 1960 graduate of El Dorado High School, Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Catherine and Guy. He is survived by his […]
June 30, 1945 – Oct. 31, 2011 Catherine (Cathy) Blum, born Catherine Anita Lagomarsino, died peacefully at home on Monday, Oct. 31, surrounded by her loving family. Her death followed a courageous battle against lung cancer that was diagnosed in March of 2010. Born in Ukiah to Victor and Ruth Lagomarsino, the family relocated to […]
May 28, 1956 – November 21, 2011 Donald Edwin Heath passed away, after a long illness, on November 21, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. Don is survived by his Parents, Philip and Shirley Heath of Granite City, Il., His twin brother, Dan Heath and Dan’s wife (Lorna) of Somerset; sister Carolyn Johnson of Granite […]
Feb. 11, 1933 – Nov. 15, 2011 Lois M. Penner-Black, born Feb. 11, 1933, died at age 78 on Nov. 15, 2011. Lois was predeceased by her husband, Bill Black, of Placerville and her mother and father, Hazel and Alfred Larson of Vallejo. Lois is survived by her five children, Cathie Nelson, Phillip Penner of […]
May 18, 1942 – Nov. 13, 2011 Mae Carleen Bruton of Somerset, Calif., born May 18, 1942, died Nov. 13, 2011. At her request, services will be private.
July 19, 1948 – Nov. 20, 2011 Kenny Cramer was born July 19, 1948 in Placerville and peacefully passed away at 63 years old on Nov. 20, 2011. He was a kind person and loved his family and will be greatly missed. Kenny was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Jerry, Jim and […]
May 3, 1917 – Nov. 16, 2011 Pearl Louetta Arnell, a 25-year resident of Placerville, born May 3, 1917, passed away Nov. 16, 2011. She was the beloved mother of three sons, Dr. Michael Arnell, Rev. Wayne (Katy) Arnell and Dean (Jan) Arnell. She was also the much-loved grandmother of eight and the great-grandmother of […]
September 22 1949 – August 25 2011 Robert (Bob) Powers grew up in Pleasant Valley, Calif., and graduated from El Dorado High School in 1967. He joined the Navy and did a tour in Vietnam, after which he worked for Michigan Cal Lumber Company before relocating to Iola, Kan., where he worked in the oil […]
Nov. 20, 1945 – Nov. 3, 2011 Our beloved, Troy Jackson, age 65, quietly slipped away on his journey home in the early morning hours of Nov. 3, 2011 in Mondovi, WS; where he had resided for many years. Troy leaves behind his loving wife Mari, daughter Angie (Dan) Petschow, of Mondovi, WS., Sons, Darin […]
April 21, 1930 – Nov. 8, 2011 Jackie Hanses, 81, passed away in Madison, Ala., on Nov. 8, 2011. She was born in Yakima, Wash., on April 21, 1930, the daughter of John and Esther Hanses. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Frank, Donald and Jerald Hanses, and her husband, Richard Shade. She […]
June 29, 1929 – Nov. 14, 2011 Betty Baroody McHugh was born June 29, 1929 in Texarkana, Arkansas. Betty moved to California with her parents in the early 1930s. She graduated from Venice High School in Venice, CA in 1946. Upon graduating, she married Norman Baroody. She and Norm were married for 45 years and raised […]
Nov. 6, 1935 – Nov. 8, 2011 Richard “Ted” Griffith of Placerville, Calif., died Nov. 8, 2011, at the age of 76 years. He was born Nov. 6, 1935, in Reno, Nev. In his younger days he raced sprint cars and rode rodeo bulls. He also had a private pilot’s license and his own plane. […]
March 10, 1958 – Nov. 9, 2011 Steven Benjamin Turoff, born March 10, 1958, in Buffalo, N.Y., died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in the home of his sister and brother-in-law with all his family nearby. We had the pleasure of his daily presence here during the last month of his life and the honor of helping him through […]
July 25, 1927 – Nov. 8, 2011 Virgina “Jean” Hutchings-Waldron passed peacefully at home on Nov 8, 2011, at the age of 84. Jean was born July 25, 1927, in St. George Mo., the daughter of Isadore Cuthburth and Rose Garner. She was married to her late husband William (Bill) Hutchings and lived in Sacramento. […]
Jan 30, 1954 – Nov 10, 2011 Terri Myree Robinson, born Jan. 30, 1954, died Nov. 10, 2011. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. at Pioneer Bible Church, 6851 Mt. Aukum Road, Somerset, Calif.
March 8, 1967 – Oct. 22, 2011 Stephanie Ann Pope, born Stephanie Ann Chapman, died peacefully at home early in the morning on Saturday, Oct. 22, surrounded by her loving family. Stephanie’s death followed a courageous and inspiring 18-month battle against brain cancer, diagnosed in March of 2010. A celebration of life is planned for […]
April 11, 1924 – Nov. 11, 2011 Lucy Yuill, 87, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 2011, with her daughter, Pat Ballesteros, by her side. Lucy was diagnosed in December 2010 with bladder cancer and was given six months to live. She turned that six months left into 11 months of fully living in […]
July 21, 1923 – Nov. 7, 2011 Earl Harold Killian was born July 21, 1923, in Hawthorne, Calif. He died on Nov. 7, 2011, in good care, at Sutter Roseville Hospital. Earl “Lou” was the son of Marvin and Freda Killian, both longtime residents of Placerville. His father, “Marv,” was the Chief of Police of […]
March 4, 1928 – Nov. 9, 2011 Grizzly Flat resident Chuck Mignola passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Marshall Hospital in Placerville and will be laid to rest in his hometown of Oakdale, Calif., next to his wife Dorothy. Chuck is survived by his sons, Michael, Scott and Todd Mignola; his aunt, Evelyn Corrigan; and his […]
Jan. 20, 1919 – Nov. 4, 2011 Robert “Bob” Flynn peacefully passed away after a long decline in health on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at the age of 92. He was born on Jan. 20, 1919, and was the fourth of five sons born to Lawrence and Alice Flynn and was the fourth generation born in El Dorado […]
May 8, 1928 — Nov. 7, 2011 Wanda Lee Fulkerson was born on May 8, 1928, in San Diego, Calif. She passed away on Nov. 7, 2011, at her Shingle Springs home surrounded by her loving family. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Richard Bruce Fulkerson; daughters, Pamela Eisenbarth, Carol DiAndrea and […]
Feb. 21, 1942 – Nov. 2, 2011 Patricia Ann Stone went to rest after a long illness on Nov. 2, 2011. She is survived by her loving companion of 30 years, Len Gaudette. She was the beloved mother of Jennifer (Mike) Brennan of Martinez and Eric (Shirley) Stone of Livermore; proud and loving grandmother of […]
July 28, 1927 — Nov. 5, 2011 Dorothy Florence Rogers, 84, of Shingle Springs, Calif., passed away on Nov. 5, 2011. Dorothy married James Rogers in 1947. She was a loving and giving wife. She was very proud of her many children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a devoted member of the Seventh Day Adventist […]
Aug. 22, 1930 — Oct. 23, 2011 Reno Eugene Zandonella passed peacefully at Western Slope Health Care Center on Oct. 23, 2011. A family graveside service was held at Westwood Hills Memorial Park in Placerville. Born to Iginio and Albina (Pilatti) Zandonella on Aug. 22, 1930, he was raised in the Ringgold area, where he […]
Oct. 26, 1959 — Sept. 11, 2011 Jennie Astrid Murray was born in Indre-&-Loire, France on Oct. 26, 1959. She died unexpectedly at home in Placerville on Sept. 11, 2011. Jennie graduated from Mira Loma High School in 1979. She received a BS in finance from California State University, Sacramento. She was employed at Macy’s […]
Jan. 12, 1923 — Sept. 27, 2011 Our beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and friend, Phyllis Adelia Reak, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 27, 2011, at age 88, after a valiant battle with Parkinson’s disease which eventually claimed her life. She followed her husband in death by two years that seemed longer than that to […]
April 29, 1955 — Oct. 18, 2011 Jack died unexpectedly at his home in Pollock Pines on Oct. 18, 2011. He is survived by his sons, Jerry Sherwood of Idaho and Christopher Sherwood of Placerville; brother,, Robert Sherwood of Washington; and sisters, Kathi Sherwood of Placerville, Peggy Sherwood of Arizona and Teresa Heine of Fair […]
June 11, 1917 — Oct. 27, 2011 Anthony Paul Pukis was born on June 11, 1917, in Chicago, Ill., and died on Oct. 27, 2011, at the age of 94. Tony was one of five children of Lithuanian immigrants Ursula Businskis and Casimir Pukis. He joined the Army in his early 20s and while stationed […]