Irma Jean Wagy (Crider)

Feb. 5, 1944 — Dec. 21, 2014 Irma Jean Wagy (Crider) passed away peaceably Dec. 21, 2014, at her home, after being sick for a month or so. She was born in Sunnyside, Wash., on Feb. 5, 1944. She was 70 years old. Irma was raised in Sebastopol, Cotati, and Santa Rosa, Calif. She attended […]

Alvin E. Shively

March 27, 1931 — Dec. 29, 2014 Alvin E. Shively was born in Modesto, Calif., on March 27, 1931. He passed on Dec. 29, 2014. He leaves behind his lovely wife of 65 years, Bernice “Bunny” Shively; children, Greg Shively (Loretta), Judy Shively, Ron Shively and Brian Shively (Brenda); one foster daughter; 11 grandchildren; 14 […]

Clara Jetter

Nov. 25, 1942 — Dec. 27, 2014 Clara Frances “Fran” Jetter, 72, was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on Nov. 25, 1942, to William and Mary Berry. She died peacefully in her sleep on Dec. 27, 2014, in Placerville, Calif. A loving mother, wife, and friend, Fran loved to cook her well-received biscuits and gravy for […]

Mike Franceschi

Nov. 28, 1961 – Jan. 1, 2015 Mike Franceschi was born Nov. 28, 1961 in Placerville, Calif. He passed away on Jan. 1, 2015 in Placerville. Mike was preceded in death by his mother Shirley Franceschi and father Leone Franceschi. He is survived by his son Brandon Franceschi of Cameron Park, Calif; daughter Kristen Franceschi […]

Verna Iola (Richter) DeBarbrie

Jan. 4, 1921 — Jan. 3, 2015 Verna was born as a twin on Jan. 4, 1921, in Lodi, Calif., to John and Bertha Richter. She died Jan. 3, 2015, in Roseville, Calif., at the age of 94. Verna grew up on the Richter family farm in Livingston, Calif., with her parents, one brother and […]

Oleta “Skeeter” Faye Williams

Feb. 29, 1924 — Dec. 15, 2014 Skeeter was born on Feb. 29, 1924 (a leap year), in Little Rock, Ark. At 90 years young, she passed away on Dec. 15, 2014, in her home in Sacramento, Calif., surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Edgar W. […]

Harold “Okie” Gene Pebley

Dec. 28, 1931 — Jan. 3, 2015 Harold was born Dec. 28, 1931, in Mayfield, Okla., to Malcolm Clifford and Emma Martha Pebley. He married Darlo Sissom on Jan. 27, 1951. He served in the Korean War and was honorably discharged with a Marksmanship Award, a Korean Service Medal, a United Nations Medal, a National […]

Vernon Carl Buskirk

Feb. 22, 1927 — Jan. 6, 2015 Vernon Carl Buskirk was born on Feb. 22, 1927, in O’Neil, Neb. He was the son of Carl Friend Buskirk and Sylvia Augusta Opkis. He passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus surrounded by his family on Jan. 6, 2015. Vernon is survived by Evelyn Geraldine Glass, his […]

Robert Augustus Sinclair

Nov. 13, 1922 — Dec. 14, 2014 Bob Sinclair Jr., age 92, died at Saint Agnes Hospital on Dec. 14, 2014, in Fresno, Calif. A memorial of his life will be held at 11 a.m., on Jan. 10, at University Presbyterian Church in Fresno. Bob was born on Nov. 13, 1922, in San Francisco, Calif., […]

Norman “Bubba” Edward Gillette

Oct. 15, 1960 — Dec. 26, 2014 Norman “Bubba” Edward Gillette, a 29-year resident of Concord, Calif., and 25-year resident of Camino and Pollock Pines, Calif., was born Oct. 15, 1960, and passed away Dec. 26, 2014. He was a loving brother and friend. His gift was compassion and helping everyone. He is survived by […]

Katherine Tuttle funeral notice

June 23, 1941 — Dec. 8, 2014 Katherine Tuttle, of Placerville, Calif., born June 23, 1941, died Dec. 8, 2014. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 17, at 2:30 p.m., at Cold Springs Community Church.

Hilton “Al” Carrier (Funeral Notice)

Oct. 6, 1939 – Dec, 24, 2014 Hilton “Al” Carrier of Cameron Park, born Oct. 6, 1939 died Dec. 24, 2014. A memorial service will be held Sunday, January 18, at 2 pm, at the Elks Lodge in Shingle Springs.

Anthony Frank “Tony” Piazza

Jan. 13, 1932 – Dec. 30, 2014 Passed away at his home in Placerville on December 29, 2014. Tony was born in Orland, California in 1932. He grew up in Orland and graduated from Orland High School. He enlisted in the Navy after high school, a highlight of his Navy years was being a driver […]

Imogene Louise (Gray) Kling

Oct. 16, 1913 — Dec. 12, 2014 Imogene Louise (Gray) Kling was born Oct. 16, 1913, in Sacramento, Calif., to Euell Young and Nora Marino Gray of Placerville, and passed away at the age of 101 on Dec. 12, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Elbert Harbin, Euell Y. […]

Robert Brand

Aug. 12, 1939 — Dec. 25, 2014 Robert A. “Bob” Brand, 75, was born Aug. 12, 1939, in Hawthorne, Calif. He passed away on Dec. 25, 2014, with his family by his side in Roseville, Calif. Bob was the loving husband of Patty; father of John, Jill, step-son, Mike, daughter-in-law, Michele, son-in-law, Jim, and daughter-in-law, […]

Joan L. Newlove

Jan. 10, 1926 — Dec. 24, 2014 Joan LeMay Newlove was born in Aurora, Ill., on Jan. 10, 1926, and passed into her loving savior’s eternal care on Dec. 24, 2014. Known for her compassion and creativity, she pursued painting and writing while being a wonderful wife and mother. Joan was preceded in death by […]

Douglas Frank Kline

Oct. 25, 1920 — Dec. 28, 2014 Douglas Frank Kline was born on Oct. 25, 1920, in Carson City, Mich., and passed away at home in Diamond Springs, Calif., on Dec. 28, 2014. He is survived by his children, Jeff Kline, Janis Carney, Jean Long and Leslie Goodwin, all of El Dorado County; his brother, […]

Alice McKillop (Stracener)

July 12, 1956 — Dec. 22, 2014 With beautiful blonde hair and piercing green eyes, Alice was a California girl, born and raised under the Sacramento sun. Bubbly and outgoing, she caught the eye of her sweetheart, Kirk, at Mira Loma High School, but he’d have to wait six years until he’d find her at […]

Robert Lewis Boyce

Jan. 6, 1934 — Dec. 13, 2014 Robert Lewis Boyce, 80, of Folsom, Calif., passed away surrounded by loved ones. He was born and raised in Long Beach, Calif. He is survived by his children, Carol (Brian) Pebbles of Pollock Pines, Robin (Rob) Jensen of Newcastle, Debbie (Dave) Brink of El Dorado and Bob Boyce […]

Vivian Frohreich funeral notice

April 24, 1939 — Dec. 9, 2014 Vivian Frohreich, of Placerville, born April 24, 1939, died Dec. 9, 2014. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick Church in Placerville.

Ronald Lawrence Green

Sept. 16, 1953 — Dec. 19, 2014 Ronald Lawrence Green passed away suddenly on Dec. 19, 2014, of natural causes. He leaves behind his loving wife of 30 years, Sara. He was the beloved father of Robert, Meghann and Marcus Green. He is also survived by his father, Buddy Green; and brother, Mike Prittchet. He […]

Barbara “Barb” Dorr

Feb. 16, 1933 — Dec. 14, 2014 Barbara “Barb” Dorr passed away suddenly and peacefully at home Dec. 14, 2014. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Bob; her sons, Tom and Dan; her grandchildren, Jessica, Bobby, Joely, Cassidy and Jackson; and great-grandsons, Robert and Reid. She was devoted to her family and will be […]

Amy Melissa Crouss

Dec. 29, 1962 — Dec. 19, 2014 Amy Melissa Crouss, daughter of Rachel Aguilera, stepdaughter of Andy Aguilera and sister of Timothy Whitman (Monica), of Brawley, Calif., passed away peacefully at her home in Ione, California, on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at the age of 51. Amy was the beloved wife of Cary Crouss and […]

Alice Patricia Oliver

March 10, 1938 — Dec. 12, 2014 Alice Patricia Oliver unexpectedly passed away on Dec. 12, 2014, in Houston, Texas, at the age of 76. She is survived by her children, Anne-Marie Funk (Matthew Secrest), Marga Lisa O’Donnell and Paul Andrew Funk (Karen Clifton); sister, Dorothy Sousa; and grandchildren, Ryan John O’Donnell, Jasmine Perri Funk, Kyle […]

Joseph Janowiak

Dec. 22, 1928 — Nov. 23, 2014 Joseph Janowiak, a wonderful husband and father, passed away quietly and peacefully on Nov. 23, 2014, at home, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s, at the age of 85, while surrounded by family. He was born in Maryland on Dec. 22, 1928. Joe enlisted in the U.S. Army […]

Dorothy V. Klatt

May 2, 1922 — Nov. 24, 2014 Dorothy passed away peacefully early Monday morning of Thanksgiving week in Placerville, after a lengthy decline in health. She was born in San Francisco, where she lived until her early teenage years, at which time her family moved down the peninsula, where she attended high school in Mountain […]

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, […]