Judy Hinrichs

July 31, 1943 — Dec. 12, 2014 Judy Hinrichs passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She leaves her husband, Dan; and three daughters, Sheri (Robert), Heidi (Sassan) and Cara (Aaron). There are four grandchildren, Jeremy (Katherine) and Christopher (Daniela), Ella and Ben. Judy was the love of Dan’s life and his best friend. They […]

Al Marion Brandalise

Oct. 25, 1921 — Dec. 9, 2014 Al passed away peacefully at home Dec. 9, 2014, at age 93. Born in Sosperolo, Italy, he came to America with his parents, Victor and Ancilla Brandalise. He met Dorothy Chavez at his dad’s Orange County market. They married and raised children Ronald, Cathy, Lindy and Gregg and […]

Debra Diane (Muston) Sanford

April 22, 1950 — Dec. 10, 2014 Debra Diane (Muston) Sanford of Placerville, Calif., passed into the arms of her Lord Jesus on Dec. 10, 2014. She was born on April 22, 1950, to Dero and Vivian Muston of Modesto. The family settled in Sacramento, where she attended school and graduated from Hiram W. Johnson High […]

Dorothy Frances (Andersen) Nattrass

Dec. 21, 1924 — Dec. 7, 2014 Dorothy Frances (Andersen) Nattrass, 89, of Placerville, Calif., passed away on Dec. 7, 2014, surrounded by loved ones. She was born on Dec. 21, 1924, in San Francisco, Calif. She attended grammar and high school at St. Peters Academy and spent some time at the San Francisco Academy […]

Katherine Ann (Cumming, Smith) Tuttle

June 23, 1941 — Dec. 8, 2014 Katherine was born on June 23, 1941, at Sacramento Sutter Memorial Hospital. She died at home peacefully in her sleep, on Dec. 8, 2014, after a brief but intense battle with Pancreatic Cancer. She was the daughter of Will and Bill Cumming, and was raised in the Placerville […]

Neil Brandon Clark

Aug. 3, 1972 — Nov. 10, 2014 Neil Brandon Clark, 42, passed away in Yuba City, Calif., of natural causes. He was born to Gary Clark (deceased) and Wendy Clark Armstrong. He is survived by his children, Savanah Clark Morris of Texas and Andrew Bellati of Texas; his brothers, Brian (Cristin) Clark of Washougal, Wash., […]

Patricia Hicks Kleis

May 23, 1928 — Dec. 1, 2014 Patricia Hicks Kleis passed peacefully at the age of 76 at her home in Gilroy, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, with her loved ones by her side. She was born on May 23, 1938, in Mineola, N.Y., to Eloise Wentworth Hicks and Edwin Hicks. She grew up […]

Vera Gwendolyn Howell

Sept. 12, 1914 — Dec. 5, 2014 Vera Gwendolyn Howell, born to Mittie Etta (Rounsaville) and Paul Eldredge Jones on Sept. 12, 1914, in the area of Wapanucka, Okla., passed peacefully on Dec. 5, 2014. She was a sister to Jean; mother to Nan (Glen) and Jon (Julie); grandmother to Paige, Julie, Jesse, Matthew and […]

Bernard Ruger Schedell

April 20, 1929 — Dec. 7, 2014 Barney passed away in his daughter’s home in Placerville. He was born in Nuevo, Calif., to George and Margaret Schedell. He graduated from Eagle Rock High School. He served in the U.S. Navy and after being discharged, went on to become the youngest licensed Class A contractor in […]

Connie B. Barger

June 6, 1942 — Dec. 1, 2014 Connie B. Barger passed away Dec. 1, 2014, after a three-year battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Shannon; daughter-in-law, Leanne Barger; and three grandsons, Jake, Tristan and Garrett. His son, Jonathan, preceded him in death in 2012. Connie was born June 6, […]

Kenneth Edward Lavin

July 11, 1932 — December 3,2014 Kenneth Edward Lavin passed away at the age of 82 on Dec. 3, 2014, in Placerville, Calif., where he resided with his loving wife, Priscilla Lavin. The oldest of six children, Ken was born July 11, 1932, to Edward James and Ruth Catherine (Sullivan) Lavin in Chicago. His family […]

Derek Joseph Hampshire

March 29, 1996 — Dec. 3, 2014 Family and close friends gathered privately on Sunday in Santa Cruz, to say farewell to a wonderful son, brother, and friend, Derek Hampshire, of Santa Cruz, who died unexpectedly this past Wednesday. Born in Auburn, Calif., he was 18 years old. Derek was raised in the Placerville and […]

Stanley Bernard Paolini

Feb. 7, 1931 – Nov. 29, 2014 Stanley Bernard Paolini, 83, a longtime resident of Placerville, passed away Saturday, November 29th 2014, due to complications resulting from a fall. He was born February 7th, 1931, in Hanford California and attended high school in Walla Walla Washington. Stan worked as an engineering assistant at the Hanford […]

Mabel “Pat” Elizabeth Thornton

March 5, 1926 — Nov. 16, 2014. Mabel “Pat” Elizabeth Thornton was born Mabel Elizabeth Hill in Hopkinton, Mass. However, she always wanted to be known as Pat. She moved with her family to Southern California in 1942. She graduated from Hollywood High School in June 1944, with ceremonies at the Hollywood Bowl. She met […]

Delpha Mercedes “Cedey” Wynant

Feb. 8, 1925 — Nov. 27, 2014 Delpha Mercedes “Cedey” Wynant, born Feb. 8, 1925, in Baker, Ore., left to join the love of her life, Donald Wynant, on Nov. 27, 2014. Cedey was a Cub Scout leader and Brownie and Girl Scout leader. She loved to go camping, fishing and bowling. She was a […]

Judith Ballard Young

Feb. 26, 1946 — Oct. 28, 2014 Judith Ballard Young passed away Oct. 28, 2014. Judy was born on Feb. 26, 1946, and was 68 years young. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Jean; brother, David; and a great-grandchild, Sterling. She is survived by her husband of 17 years, Stanley Young; and […]

Stephen Howard Langley

July 17, 1949 — Dec. 1, 2014 Stephen Langley, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, loving father, husband and brother to all, passed around 10:30 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at the Mather VA Hospital, after being admitted there Nov. 4, for abdominal surgery. Stephen retired in Diamond Springs, Calif., and is survived by his […]

Jesse “Duane” Moore

Jan. 25, 1940 — Nov. 29, 2014 Jesse Duane Moore passed away at home on Nov. 29, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Marian. He was the beloved father of Walter Robinson, Scott Robinson, Troy Moore and Gerald Moore; grandfather of 12; and great-grandfather of 10. Duane was born in […]

William F. Howell

June 25, 1924  –  November 21, 2014 William F. Howell passed away at home surrounded by his family and loving wife of 61 years, Nancy.  Beloved father of David Charles Howell and Christine Dugger;  devoted grandfather of 3, step-grandfather of 1 and great grandfather of 1. Bill was born in San Francisco on June 25, […]

Rodney B. Kidwell

Feb. 8, 1963 — Nov. 7, 2014 Rodney lived in Pollock Pines for the last 28 years. He is survived by his mother, Shirley Kidwell; daughter, Robyn Kidwell; sister, Shelly Kidwell; brothers, Rocky Kidwell and Randy Kidwell; grandson, Barrett Robles; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held Friday, Dec. 12, at 1 p.m., at […]

Alan Donald Fisher funeral notice

June 22, 1951 — Nov. 26, 2014 Alan Fisher was born on June 22, 1951, and passed away on Nov. 26, 2014. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 12 p.m., at 1100 Cold Springs Road in Placerville.

Paul Durward Spencer Sr.

June 22, 1938 — Nov. 12, 2014 Paul Durward Spencer Sr. died peacefully in Placerville, Calif., on Nov. 12, 2014, at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife, June Spencer; his brother, Robert Spencer; his children, Margo (Spencer) McGee, Trina (Spencer) Veater and Paul Spencer Jr.; grandchildren, Jamie, Megan, Tisha, Tamara, Samantha, Robin, […]

Richard “Dick” Wiglesworth

June 25, 1931 — Nov. 25, 2014 In loving memory of Richard “Dick” Wiglesworth. Born in Placerville, Calif., on June 25, 1931, passed away at home on Nov. 25, 2014, after a long battle with diabetes. Dick grew up in Placerville, the youngest of 13 brothers and sisters. He was Past Master Councilor of El […]

Barbara J. Hughes

Feb. 20, 1926 — Nov. 24, 2014 Barbara J. Hughes, 88, of Placerville, Calif., passed away of natural causes at Placerville Pines on Nov. 24, 2014. She was the mother of five children: Carolyn Hughes of El Dorado, the late Jeanette Barton, Hal Hughes, JoAnn Hogue and Cliff Hughes of Portland, Ore. Born in Chicago, […]

Alfonso Joseph Salerno

May 28, 1955 — Nov. 23, 2014 Alfonso Joseph Salerno, born May 28, 1955, died Nov. 23, 2014. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, at 11 a.m., and all are invited to a reception at noon, at Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home, 2855 Cold Springs Road in Placerville, Calif. Online condolences […]

Paul Allen Gaylord

Dec. 10, 1931 — Nov. 23, 2014 Paul Gaylord was born in San Diego, Calif., and passed away at his home of 56 years. He and his wife Janie moved here in 1958. His careers included serving in the U.S. Navy, working at Aerojet, owning and operating the Gaylord Nursery in El Dorado County for 15 […]

Jackie Isolia Holder

Feb. 20, 1943 — Nov. 24, 2014 Jackie, 71, passed away on Nov. 24, 2014, in Placerville, Calif., from a long battle with COPD and congestive heart failure. She was born Feb. 20, 1943, in Chehaw, Ala. She graduated from Auburn High School in 1963. She moved to Placerville in 1963, where she met and […]

Albert Schmidt

Feb. 1, 1945 — Nov. 9, 2014 Albert passed away at the VA Hospital with many of his family and friends surrounding him. He is survived by his wife, Beverly; his two sons, Jeffrey and Trevor (Kristen); two grandsons, Paul (Sara) and Sean (Misty); one great-grandson, Kurtis; and his brother, Wayne. Donations in Albert’s name […]

Velma Lee Batemon

Oct. 31, 1915 — Nov. 19, 2014 Velma Lee Batemon passed away peacefully at the Placerville Pines on Nov. 19, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, who passed away in 1974; and daughter, Geraldine Wood. She is survived by her loving children, Betty (Herman) Boswell, Norma (Gary) Figor and Jerry Batemon; […]

Geoffrey Paul Conine Sr.

Nov. 7, 1936 — Nov. 21, 2014 Geoffry Paul Conine Sr. was born in Cornwall on-the-Hudson, N.Y., on Nov. 7, 1936, to Charles and Anita Bergen Conine. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Jacquelyn; his three children, Geoffrey P. Conine Jr., Derek W. Conine (Ai Hong) and Deirdre M. Walke (Rich); his […]

Nicolas Kyle Prather

Oct. 6, 1986 — Nov. 21, 2014 Nicolas Prather passed away surrounded by family at Kaiser Hospital in Roseville, Calif., on Nov. 21, 2014. He was born to his loving parents, Daniel and Janice Prather, on Oct. 6, 1986, in Santa Clara, Calif. Nick spent his early years in Fremont, Calif., before he moved with […]

Mason John Hopkins funeral notice

Oct. 23, 2009 — Nov. 14, 2014 Mason John Hopkins, of Placerville, Calif., born Oct. 23, 2009, died Nov. 14, 2014. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church in Placerville.

Nino “Tony” Montegna

Jan. 21, 1926 — Nov. 18, 2014 Nino “Tony” Montegna, 88, of Boise, Idaho, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. He was born in Centerville, Iowa, on Jan. 21, 1926, to Gaetano and Josephina Montegna of Sicily. He was the youngest of 17 children. Nino enlisted with the Marine Corp in 1943 at the age of […]

Paul C. Ambrose funeral notice

July 17, 1929 — Nov. 17, 2014 Paul C. Ambrose, of Cameron Park, Calif., born July 17, 1929, died Nov. 17, 2014. A funeral mass will be held Monday, Nov. 24, at 1:30 p.m., at Holy Trinity Church in El Dorado Hills, Calif.

Russell Weldy

Aug. 21, 1960 — Nov. 4, 2014 Russell Weldy is survived by two daughters, Danielle and Abbey; his parents, Lee and Laura Weldy; brothers, Vince and Earl Weldy; sister. Jackie Zlokovich; nephews, A.J. Meyer/Zlokovich and Danny Meyer-Zlokovich, and Nikki Weldy. He will be remembered for his love for the outdoors and fishing. Private family services […]

Louisa Ella Boeding

April 20, 1925 — Nov. 12, 2014 Louisa Ella Boeding was born April 20, 1925, in Placerville, Calif., and passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 12, 2014, at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Ambrose “Ham” Boeding; and her brother, Arthur Carbine. She is […]

Irene Christine Arnold short version

March 5, 1927 — Oct. 9, 2014 Irene passed away surrounded by family and loved ones at Mercy Hospital in Folsom, Calif., on Oct. 9, 2014. She was born to parents Iver Louis and Ella Florence (Ricks) Rustand on March 5, 1927, in Minnesota. She was the loving mother of Gail (Alan) Coburn, Joel and […]

Gary C. Stone

Nov. 19, 1942 — Nov. 4, 2014 Gary Stone passed away suddenly on the morning of Nov. 4, 2014. He was a 71-year-old fourth-generation Californian, born to Charles and Alice Stone in Chico, Calif., on Nov. 19, 1942. Gary served four years in the U.S. Air Force before marrying his wife, Vicki, in 1964. They […]

Irene Christine Arnold

March 5, 1927 — Oct. 9, 2014 Irene passed away surrounded by family and loved ones at Mercy Hospital in Folsom, Calif., on Oct. 9, 2014.  She was born to parents Iver Louis and Ella Florence (Ricks) Rustand on March 5, 1927, in Minnesota. She was the loving mother of Gail (Alan) Coburn, Joel and Chad […]

Kathleen Anne Frink-Withrow funeral notice

May 2, 1948 — Nov. 19, 2011 Kathleen Anne Frink-Withrow, of Placerville was born May 2, 1948, and passed away Nov. 19, 2011. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 3109 Sacramento Street in Placerville. A luncheon will follow.

Greg Brandon Smith

Oct. 9, 1950 — Oct. 30. 2014 Greg Brandon Smith was born on Oct. 9, 1950, in San Francisco, Calif., and passed away peacefully on Oct. 30, 2014. He was a resident of the Pollock Pines/Placerville area for more than 30 years. He enjoyed the outdoors, movies, music (especially The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and […]

Thomas Joseph “T.J.” Hanson-Smith

Oct. 11, 1939 — Nov. 4, 2014 T.J. Hanson-Smith, 75, of El Dorado Hills, Calif., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, after a decade-long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He will be remembered by all as a man of wisdom, principle and even up to the end for his strong heart. His life was […]

Christine Margaret Philebar

March 12, 1945 — Nov. 8, 2014 Christine Margaret Philebar, 69, of Chesterfield England died November 8th , 2014 in Shingle Springs, CA.  Christine was the  daughter of Herbert and Margaret Ash, with surviving brothers John and Mick. She was the loving wife of Dana W. Philebar. Christine passed away following a long battle as result […]

Monroe ” Bud” Hawver

January 20, 1928 – July 11, 2014 Longtime employee of El Dorado Department of Transportation. Survived by his wife, and family. He was dearly loved and will be missed by all of us.

Geraldine Mae Escobar

Aug. 6, 1923 — Oct. 31, 2014 Geri will be missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Chris P. Escobar; her children, Wayne David Escobar and Lynne J. Escobar; and grandson, Wayne David Escobar Jr. She is survived by her grandchildren, Kevin Escobar and Danielle […]