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 […]
Oct. 17, 1917 — Sept. 28, 2011 Ann Thisby Mayer Wagemann, 93, of Sacramento, Calif., passed away on Sept. 28, 2011. She was born Oct. 17, 1917, in Long Lake, S.D., the daughter of Margaret Rath-Wagemann and Gottlieb Wagemann. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Ida Mae, Hilda, Art and Suzanne. Ann was a […]
Feb. 18, 1927 — Nov. 3, 2011 Herman (Boone) Shockley, born Feb. 18, 1927, died Nov. 3, 2011. Memorial services will be held at Three Forks Grange, 7060 Mt. Aukum Road in Somerset, Calif., on Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. Questions may be directed to 530-620-3938.
Jan. 28, 1952 – Oct. 23, 2011 Robert M. Williams Jr. passsed away at Marshall Hospital in Placerville, Calif., surrounded by his family on Oct. 23, 2011. He was born Jan. 28, 1952, in La Mesa, Calif. Robert was preceded in death by his dearest wife, Janet. He leaves behind his daughter, Jamie; son, Kenny; […]
Oct. 18, 1965 — Oct. 27, 2011 Virginia Ruth Borthwick (Jenny) was born in Yountville, Calif., on Oct. 18, 1965. She lived in Yackima, Wash., in her youth, later moving to Sacramento, where she met Robert Borthwick and they became partners at 21. She was a wonderfull wife and homemaker. She raised two beautiful children, […]
1921 — Nov. 3, 2011 Jane was born in 1921 in Sauk Centre, Minn. She was a Cameron Park resident and died on Nov. 3, 2011, from a sudden onset illness. She was fortunate to celebrate her 90th birthday earlier in the year. She was so joyful to have her entire family present along with […]
June 7, 1926 — Nov. 2, 2011 Jeanne Walker, age 85 (pictured at age 84), passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, in Placerville, Calif., at her home surrounded by family, after a brief battle with liver cancer. She was born the third of seven children to Minta and Lloyd Lewin on a farm […]
Feb. 13, 1925 — Oct. 24, 2011 Myrtle Leone Brookins died on Oct. 24, 2011. She was born in Lewiston, Mont., on Feb. 13, 1925, and lived the majority of her life on the Georgetown Divide. She enlisted in the United States Navy during World War II and belonged to the Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 9241, […]
Dec. 24, 1921 — Nov. 1, 2011 Evva Marie Durham, born in Bradford, Pa., on Dec. 24, 1921, died in Cameron Park, Calif., on Nov. 1, 2011. Marie was an RN from E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital in Buffalo, N.Y. She was a World War II Iwo Jima Veteran. She was married to John Durham for […]
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. Born March 8, 1967, to Marilyn and […]
Jan. 20, 1919 – Nov. 4, 2011 Robert Flynn, of Georgetown, born Jan. 20, 1919, died Nov. 4, 2011. A funeral mass will be held Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. (Rosary at 10:30), at St. James Catholic Church in Georgetown, Calif. Interment will follow at Georgetown Pioneer Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the […]
Feb. 27, 1934 — Nov. 4, 2011 Delois Ann Payne, of Placerville, born Feb. 27, 1934, died Nov. 4, 2011. Online condolences may be posted at chapelofthepinesfunerals.com.
Harold (Hal) F. Anderson Aug. 26, 1930 – Oct. 29, 2011 Hal Anderson, born in Massachusetts, passed away Oct. 29, 2011. He was a graduate of Boston University and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. He was a Navy Veteran. Hal worked for many years as a management consultant. Hal and his wife, Maureen, moved […]
April 22, 1923 – Oct. 25, 2011 Jean Reinecke, wife of former California Lt. Governor Ed Reinecke and a long-time resident of Placerville, died peacefully in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2011. She was 88 years old. She was born April 22, 1923. Jean and Ed Reinecke owned the Diamond R Ranch on Bucks […]
May 22, 1933 – Oct. 29, 2011 Teddy abruptly passed away while sharing a beautiful fall Saturday afternoon at home with her beloved husband Terrence Christensen. She was born in Chama, N.M., to Ted and Lillian Bryan. After following a few family moves they settled down in Spokane, Wash., about 1947. She graduated from Lewis […]
Dec. 5, 1917 — Oct. 28, 2011 Alfred Galli was born in 1917 in Los Angeles, Calif., and grew up in East Oakland, graduating from Castlemont High School. He met and married Jeanne Lajoie in 1941 and had five children: two boys, Norman and Paul and three girls, Sandi, Sue and Mari. He was the […]
Sept. 24, 1935 — Oct. 25, 2011 Barbara Lynn Bogart, 76, of El Dorado, California, passed away at her home on Oct. 25, 2011, after a short illness. She was lovingly cared for by her husband, children, and sister. Born in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Howard and Margaret Hampton Reed on Sept. 24, 1935, she was […]
May 5, 1923 — Oct. 25, 2011 Francis Albert Frye, born May 5, 1923, passed Oct. 25, 2011. He was born in Sacramento and spent his early years in Sierra City, Calif. While still in school, he worked with his father driving supplies and ore to the mines in Sierra County. He also worked in […]
May 10, 1926 — Oct. 23, 2011 Ludeen (Lou) Murdaugh Ward, beloved wife of Hugh Wallace (Wally) Ward, died on Oct. 23, 2011. She was born Ludeen Lenell Davidson in Arkansas on May 10, 1926. She was mother of Allen Murdaugh of Fair Oaks, Calif., and Danny Murdaugh of San Jose, Calif.; stepmother of Gary […]
Jan. 1, 1943 — Oct. 15, 2011 Pam Baker passed away quietly on Oct. 15, 2011, at home surrounded by family and friends. She leaves behind her son, Rob and his wife, Tracey; and two grandsons, Ty and Jake. Pam was born in Battle Creek, Mich., and was raised in Galesberg, Mich. She moved to […]
July 27, 1958 — Oct. 12, 2011 Jodie Lee Williams, born July 27, 1958, died Oct.12, 2011. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m., at Calvary Chapel, 6575 Commerce Way in Diamond Springs, Calif.
Sept. 2, 1947 — Oct. 21, 2011 Jimmie Lee Callahan, a 33-year El Dorado County resident, was born Sept. 2, 1947, in Richmond, Calif. He passed away peacefully on Oct. 21, 2011, in Cameron Park, Calif., after a lengthy illness. Jimmie is survived by his loving parents, Jeffie Lee and Geneva Callahan; and sister, Stella […]
Dec. 28, 1923 – Oct. 18, 2011 Roger Eugene Raines died peacefully at his home in Placerville, Calif., on Tuesday morning, Oct. 18, 2011, due to liver and kidney failure. He would have been 88 at Christmas. He was born Dec. 28, 1923, in Kansas City, Mo., to Marvin and Frances Raines. He was preceded […]
June 2, 1926 — Oct. 23, 2011 Marie Elizabeth Snider, born in Turlock, Calif., on June 2, 1926, passed away Oct. 23, 2011, in her home in Diamond Springs. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 65 years, Ray; brother, Jack Dessel of Dinosaur, Colo.; sister, Agnes Mock of Lake Oswego, Ore.; and […]
July 4, 1967 – Oct. 15, 2011 Ganon Sean McClory, son of Jackie (Days) Bauleke and Daniel McClory, was born in San Jose, Calif., attended elementary school in Santa Rosa and Morgan Hill and attended high school at Live Oak and Continuation High in Morgan Hill. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, served 20 years […]
Dec. 29, 1941 — Oct. 19, 2011 Charles W. “Mick” Brown passed away in Placerville, Calif., on Oct. 19, 2011. He leaves behind his adopted son, Steven Brown; his brother, Skip Brown (JoAnne); his nephew, Eric Brown; and niece, Rebecca Sommer. Mick was part owner Delta Construction Company and later of B&B Asphalt in Sacramento. […]
June 2, 1965 — Oct. 14, 2011 Grant was born and raised in Placerville, Calif., and graduated from El Dorado High School in 1984. He was a driver for Trans America Trucking and Main Street Propane. He was currently working at Hubbard Sign Company. He was the neighborhood handyman-who would drop whatever he was doing […]
March 15, 1935 — Oct. 14, 2011 Louise Julia Olimpio Arro, of Cameron Park, Calif., born March 15, 1935, died Oct.14, 2011. A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m., at St. Theresa Church, 100 Fourth Street in Isleton, Calif.
Sept. 19, 1932 — Oct. 16, 2011 Lewis Earl Hanchey was born on Sept. 19, 1932, in Hoboken, Ga., and went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 16, 2011. He passed away while camping at his favorite campsite with family around him. Earl was preceded in death by his father, Junie Hanchey; […]
Oct. 8, 1936 — Oct. 17, 2011 John M. Marshall Jr., of Paradise, died Monday in Chico from a stroke. He was 75 years old. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Margaret Mary (Peggy) Porter, whom he wed on Nov. 6, 1976, in Lake Tahoe, Calif. He is also survived by his […]
April 8, 1932 — Oct. 13, 2011 Doloris Gladys Sweeney, 79, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Oct. 13, 2011. She was surrounded by her loving husband of 63 years, Raymond Thomas and sons, Raymond Tell and James Dolan Sweeney at her home in Rescue, Calif. Doloris also leaves behind two sisters, Dorothy […]
Aug. 22, 1953 — Oct. 15, 2011 Les Ricketts of El Dorado Hills, born Aug. 22, 1953, originally from Yuba City, finished his race and went home to be with the Lord peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with cancer on Oct. 15, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Mary; sons, Jake […]
June 2, 1965 — Oct. 14, 2011 Grant Todd Comer, of Placerville, born June 2, 1965, died Oct. 14, 2011. A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church, 3500 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville, Calif.
July 16, 1954 – Oct. 15, 2011 James “Jim” Kessler, known as the world’s nicest man, was born on July 16, 1954, and left this world on Oct. 15, 2011. With the help of his loving wife, Barbara Kessler, he had an amazing life. He will be greatly missed by his three sons, Vernon Bray, […]
July 27, 1958 — Oct. 12, 2011 Jody Williams, my husband and best friend passed, away Oct. 12, 2011, after a short but fierce battle with cancer. He’s survived by me, his wife Debbie who he called Lucille; two sons, Cody and Jesse; a daughter, Julie; two granddaughters with one on the way; father, Carl; […]
Feb. 22, 1943 — Oct. 2, 2011 Dennice Lynne Silva, of Pollock Pines, Calif., born Feb. 22, 1943, died Oct. 2, 2011. A celebration of life will be held Friday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m., at Westside Church, 4657 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville.
May 30, 1929 — Oct. 17, 2011 Leona L. Stark died on Oct. 17, 2011, at Ponte Palmero Lighthouse in Cameron Park, where she had been a resident for two years. She was born in Napa, Calif., on May 30, 1929. She was married to Jerry F. Stark for 60 years. She is survived by […]
Oct. 6, 1926 – Oct. 14, 2011 Anne was prepared to go to the house the Lord had prepared for her and be reunited with the love of her life, Ed. Her life was marked by her love and service to others. She was active in church and spent years teaching religion class. She also […]
July 26, 1980 — Oct. 13, 2011 Aaron Joseph Weiss, 31, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 13, 2011, following a truck accident in Plumas County. He leaves behind his wife Lisa (Anderson) and their soon-to-be-born son, Aaron David, due in a few weeks. They live in Paradise, Calif. Aaron’s parents […]
Mar. 26, 1933 — Oct. 10, 2011 Shirley Joan Vaughan Carr (nee Carr) passed away Oct. 10, 2011, at 78 years old, from a stroke suffered Sept. 11. She was born to Arthur DeBeau Carr and Dorothy Jean Carr on Mar. 26, 1933, in Alameda, Calif. Her family moved to Sacramento in 1935 and lived […]
Nov. 6, 1923 — Oct. 14, 2011 James Hunter, 87, passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, in his home. He was born on Nov. 6, 1923, in Oakland, Calif., to John and Gabriel Hunter. He was a graduate of Fremont High School in Oakland and worked for Pacific Gas & Electric Company in the Electric […]
April 18, 1920 – Oct. 7, 2011 William H. Hickox, of Placerville, Calif., born April 18, 1920, died Oct. 7, 2011. A memorial service will be held Saturday Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at the Bayside Placerville Church on Missouri Flat Road in Placerville.
July 5, 1962 — Oct. 6, 2011 Colleen Teresa Piper, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, was born July 5, 1962, and passed away Oct. 6, 2011. Memories of her will forever stay alive in those who knew her. She will be loved and remembered for her kindness, generosity, honesty, and love of family. She […]
March 24, 1926 — Oct. 7, 2011 John G. Wineger, of Placerville, born March 24, 1926, died Oct. 7, 2011. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in John’s name. Arrangements entrusted Chapel of the Pines.
May 15, 1915 — Oct. 9, 2011 Madeline A. Gereaux, a native of Aberdeen, Wash., passed away Oct. 9, 2011, at the age of 96. She will be greatly missed by her family. Madeline resided in Tarzana, Calif., for many years. She resided in El Dorado County for the past 20 years. She enjoyed all […]