Marilyn Jean tenNapel

June 17, 1932 – Dec. 30, 2010 Marilyn Jean tenNapel, born June 17, 1932, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her bedside on Dec. 30, 2010. She is survived by her daughters, Carol and Barbara; son, Fred; and her sister, Doris. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Marilyn […]

James Rick Vinson

Aug. 31, 1947 – Dec. 31, 2010 James Vinson James Rick Vinson passed away at the age of 63, on Friday, Dec. 31, 2010, after a battle with cancer. He was born on Aug. 31, 1947, in Florence, Ariz. A meat cutter for over 30 years, he is survived by the love of his life, […]

Madeline L. Pritchard

March 9, 1931 – Dec. 24, 2010 Born Madeline Lucille Arch on March 9, 1931, in Sacramento, Calif., Madeline L. Pritchard passed away Dec. 24, 2010.  She was the beloved wife of Jack A. Pritchard; loving mother of Sharon Pritchard and Jackie E. Ales (Pritchard) deceased; mother-in-law to Randy Sweeden and Philip Ales, Jr.; grandmother to Justin and […]

Kenneth Wesley Collins

Sept. 6, 1924 – Dec. 29, 2010 Kenneth Wesley Collins, a long term resident of Placerville, Calif., passed away on Dec. 29, 2010, in Stockton, Calif., at age 86. He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth “Betty” Jean (Stancil) in 2007. Born Sept. 6, 1924, Ken lived in Georgetown and attended El Dorado High School before […]

Betty Jo Machado

Nov. 22, 1923 – Dec. 21, 2010 Born Nov. 22, 1923, Betty Jo Machado passed away in Folsom, Calif., on Dec. 21, 2010, with her two children by her side. Betty, a lifelong homemaker and business-woman, was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Lester C. Machado. Betty (also known as BJ) was born in Blytheville, Ark., […]

Guy “Lee” Winton

November 4, 1921 – December 27, 2010 Guy Lee Winton Guy “Lee” Winton, while at his home in Placerville, went home to be with the Lord Dec. 27, 2010. He was preceded in death by his third wife, Roseleigh in 2009. He was the loving father of Linda (Jack) Aydelott, Gary (Gloria) Winton and Eric […]

Clara Dixon Scheiber

April 14, 1912 — Dec. 25, 2010 Clara Scheiber Clara Dixon Scheiber went home to be with the Lord early Christmas morning in Diamond Springs. She was born on April 14, 1912, in her family home near Rescue, Calif. A life-long resident of El Dorado County, she was the fourth of five children born to […]

Howard Kastan

Feb. 7, 1919 — Dec. 3, 2010 Howard Kastan passed away peacefully after a short bout with cancer. His wife and family were by his side. Howard graduated 70 years ago from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in its first aerospace engineering class. His career of 32 years was spent designing airplanes and helicopters for Lockheed in […]

Benajmin Rhodes Moran Jr.

May 31, 1929 — Dec. 17, 2010 Ben Moran Benajmin Rhodes Moran Jr. died on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, in Placerville, Calif., at the age of 82. He was the son of Benjamin Rhodes Moran Sr. and Madeline Rose Moran and the brother of Richard Lewis Moran. Ben grew up in the San Fernando Valley, […]

Timothy E. Rayner

Oct. 22, 1949 — Dec. 11, 2010 Timothy Rayner Timothy E. Rayner was born and raised in San Luis Obispo, Calif. He married his wife Lois in 1973 and they had two sons, Kenneth and Kristofer, in 1981. Tim enjoyed fishing, barbecuing and auto repair and restoration. He was known for his love of his […]

Rosie Pauline (Ham) Hart

Aug. 3, 1929 — Dec. 25, 2010 rosie pauline hart In Loomis, Calif., on Christmas morning, Rosie “Pauline” Hart lost her courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Born Aug. 3, 1929, in May, Okla.,she was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Hart, in 1998. She is survived by her oldest sister, Orphie Tirapelle of Placerville; […]

Glenn E. Bingham

May 31, 1948 — Dec. 22, 2010 Glenn Bingham of Georgetown, Calif., passed away on Dec. 22, 2010, at the age of 62. He was born in Beardstown, Ill., on May 31, 1948, to Lea and George Bingham and moved to California as a young boy. He was a member of the Boilermakers Local 549, […]

Ida E. Lampson (Hanson, Schrader)

1915 — 2010 Ida Lampson Ida passed away Dec. 21, 2010, at the age of 95 with her son Dwain, daughter-in-law Jane and daughter Karen by her side. She is survived by her sons, Dwain Schrader and Robin Lampson and daughter, Karen Lampson. She left three grandchildren, Julie Thomas, Kelly Lachnit and Debbie Ratkovich along […]

Arline E. Metcalf

Aug. 18, 1933 — Dec. 25, 2010 Arline E. Metcalf passed on into eternal life on the blessed day of Christmas, 2010. It was a special day for Mrs. Metcalf, because it was her 51st wedding anniversary with her beloved departed husband Edward L. Metcalf. Arline was born on Aug. 18, 1933, in San Angelo, […]

Elton L. Turner

May 28, 1926 – Dec. 18, 2010 Elton Turner Elton L. Turner passed away surrounded by his loving family on Dec. 18, 2010, at the age of 84. Elton was born on May 28, 1926, to Lawrence and Della Turner of Malone, N.Y. He spent his childhood in upstate New York and joined the Navy […]

Patrick John Small

June 5, 1923 — September 2010 Patrick John Small was born on June 5, 1923 in Hollywood, Fla., and died suddenly at his home in South Lake Tahoe in September 2010. Pat graduated from McAurthur High School in 1971. Upon graduating he joined the U.S. Navy and entered the U.S. Navy Nuclear Power Program. He […]

Waltha Bidstrup

Jan. 6, 1924 – Dec. 2, 2010 Waltha Bidstrup passed on to her eternal home with the Heavenly Father by her side on Dec. 2, 2010. She was born Jan. 6, 1924, in Placerville, Calif. Waltha proudly served in the World War II effort before being honorably discharged from the Marines in 1946. She then […]

Evelyn Jane DeCorte

March 9, 1936 – Dec. 20, 2010 Evelyn Jane DeCorte was born on March 9, 1936 in Long Beach, Calif. She passed away on Dec. 20, 2010, after enjoying a cruise of a lifetime to South America and a visit to Machu Picchu. Evelyn moved to El Dorado County as a child and graduated from El Dorado High […]

Frances Rumble

July 31, 1912 – Dec. 16, 2010 Frances Rumble, a resident of Placerville, Calif., born July 31, 1912, passed away Dec. 16, 2010. No services are planned.

Gordon Marion Sim

July 21, 1923 – Nov. 27, 2010 Gordon M. Sim was born on July 21, 1923, in Loma Linda, Calif. He was the fifth of the seven children born to Watson and Marian Sim. He grew up in Colton, Calif., and attended Colton High School where he was a celebrated athlete, participating in football, basketball, track, and swimming. […]

James L. Weeks

March 30,1921 – Dec.16,2010 James was raised in Dunsmuir, Calif. James served his country proudly for 30 years in the Army Air Corp/US Air Force. Upon retirement he owned several businesses in the Chico area. He retired to Cameron Park in 1996. James is preceded in death by his wife, Mary, of 64 years. James is survived by his […]

Larry Edward Koch

Aug. 20, 1942 – Dec. 14, 2010 Larry Edward Koch, 68, of Cameron Park, Calif., passed away Tuesday, Dec, 14, 2010. He was born Aug. 20, 1942, in Lehighton, Pa., to Junior Ralph Koch and Mary Louise Andreas. Larry grew up in the Lehighton area and graduated from Lehighton High School in Pennsylvania. Shortly after he graduated […]

Leonard F. Powers

May 12, 1930 – December 14, 2010 Leonard F. Powers, at rest at home in Grizzly Flat on Dec. 14, 2010.  He was the husband of the late Claudia “Sam” Powers (2009); loving father of James Morrow, Hope Trawick, April Robinette and Sloan Willson; one of 13 brothers and sisters, Pierce Powers of Maryland being the only surviving sibling; […]

Peter Hans Stadler

Peter Hans Stadler September 7, 1937 – December 15, 2010 Born in Berlin, Germany, to Dr. Konrad and Dr. Emily Stadler, Peter spent his early youth in Germany and Switzerland. In 1951 he moved to Cambridge, Mass., graduating from Mount Hermon High School and then MIT in 1959 with a degree in physics. Returning to […]

Bonnie Mae Nelson

Aug. 15, 1921 — Dec. 9, 2010 Bonnie Mae Nelson was born in Burkburnett, Texas, and on Dec. 9, 2010, at age 89, died peacefully at her home in Rescue, where she lived with her husband since 1990. Bonnie and James Howard Nelson were married in Weatherford, Texas, on Dec. 14, 1946. Bonnie is survived […]

Memorie Thatcher Bedard

Memorie Thatcher Bedard May 5, 1946 – Dec. 8, 2010 Memorie Thatcher Bedard, 64, was born in Dayton, Ohio, on May 5, 1946. She passed away at her home in Placerville, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. On April 16, 1976, Memorie married Eric “Ric” Alan Slusser in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Following his death in 1997, she moved […]

Beulah Gay Milton

Sept 2, 1933 – Dec 1, 2010 Beulah “Gay” (Plant) Milton went to be with our Lord on Dec. 1, 2010, after a prolonged illness. She is survived by her loving partner James D. Marshall; her siblings, Gary Plant and Sharon Coon; her five children, Jay, Dean, Mark and William Milton, and Rebecca Wharton; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. […]

Ronald Norman Konieczny Conway

Feb. 13, 1936 — Dec. 13, 2010 Ronald Conway Ronald Norman Konieczny Conway, 74 of Placerville, Calif., passed away Dec. 13, 2010, at home surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Evanston, Ill., on Feb. 13, 1936, son of the late Joel and Bernice Conway. He graduated from Santa Barbara Catholic High School […]

Patricia J. (Pat) Michaud

May 31, 1934 — Nov. 19, 2010 Patricia Michaud Patricia J. (Pat) Michaud passed away Nov. 19, 2010, after a two-year battle with cancer. She was born in Stockton, Calif., and graduated from Stockton High School. She completed her RN degree after graduation and began her 40-year nursing career. She spent her lifetime caring for […]

Wave Thelma Baxter

June 14, 1921 — Dec. 9, 2010 Wave Thelma Baxter passed away in her sleep at a care facility in Lincoln, Calif., at the age of 86. She was born in Massachusetts but lived the majority of her adult life in South Lake Tahoe before moving to Diamond Springs in the 1980s. Wave loved to […]

Gaynl Francis Adair

June 23, 1935 – Dec. 9, 2010 Gaynl Adair Our mother was born to Charles and Nellie Sherman and raised in Hayward, Calif., where she learned to ride a horse before she could walk. She ran off and got married at 16 to our father, Robert Lee Adair. After graduation from Hayward High in 1953 […]

Karen Bye

Jan. 31, 1931 — Dec. 5, 2010 Karen Bye Karen Hanson Bye passed away on Dec. 5, 2010. She was born on Jan. 31, 1931, in Oakland, Calif., to Fred and Muriel Hanson. She was raised in Auburn, attended local schools and graduated from Placer High School in 1948. She attended Point Loma College in […]

Sallye Joeleen Walker

Nov. 25, 1930 — Dec. 3, 2010 Sallye Walker 2 Sallye Walker Long time resident of El Dorado County, Sallye Walker, has recently lost her gallant battle with cancer. Bob Walker, with the love of his life, Sallye, moved here North from the Los Angeles area in 1961 with their three children. We spent the […]

Jean E. Rupp

March 23, 1921 — Dec. 1, 2010 Jean E. Rupp passed away at home in Modesto, Calif., on Dec. 1, 2010, at the age of 89. She is survived by a daughter, Cherie Ford (Gordon) of Modesto, Calif.; a son, Larry Rupp (Jeannie) of Granbury, Texas; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by […]

William Thomas “Dub” Kramer

June 11, 1920 — Dec. 8, 2010 William Kramer William Thomas “Dub” Kramer, 90, of Placerville, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at his home from natural causes. Born on June 11, 1920, at Tahlequah, Okla., to Henry Jesse Kramer and Myrtle Mae Martin, Dub grew up in the Tahlequah area and attended Northeastern State University, […]

William “Buffalo Bill” Bernard Dwyer

June 13, 1950 – Dec. 4, 2010 William “Buffalo Bill” Bernard Dwyer was a musician. He played the bass. Bill was friends with many people, among them Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Lydia Pense, Val Pease, Frankie Soul, Eric Hill and many others. He was a fixture in downtown Camino. He leaves behind two children he was extremely proud of: Thomas […]

John E. Anderson

July 12, 1929 — Nov. 30, 2010 John E. Anderson was born July 12, 1929, and passed away Nov. 30, 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Anderson and Mildred Kirby Anderson; brother, Larry Anderson; sister, Jean Robbins; and wife, Roberta Coomes. He is survived by a loving wife of 32 years, Lorraine Anderson; […]

Gilbert Alexander Connell

Sept. 2, 1917 — Dec. 6, 2010 Gilbert Alexander Connell passed away at age 93 on Dec. 6, 2010, in Chico, Calif. A memorial celebration of his life is planned for 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, at The Oakmont, 2801 Cohasset Road in Chico. Gilbert was born in Calgary, Canada on Sept. 2, 1917, […]

Karen Ann Minor

June 8, 1952 — Dec. 3, 2010 Karen Minor Our mother, sister, aunt, grand aunt and friend, Karen Ann Minor, age 58, was called home on Dec. 3, 2010, after an all-to-short battle with ovarian cancer. Karen was born in Santa Monica, Calif., on June 8, 1952, to Mildred Lenore and Charles Henry Dawson. Karen’s […]

Chauncey “Bud” Revere Shoun

May 24, 1924 — Dec. 3, 2010 Chauncey “Bud” Revere Shoun, born May 24, 1924, in Johnson City Tenn., passed at his home in Placerville, Calif., on Dec. 3, 2010. Bud is survived by his wife, Betty; brother Harry (Gaye); sons, Dennis (HeideMarie) and Jim (Bonnie); and daughter, Wendy (Richard Johnston). He will also be […]

Graham M. Rankin

Sept. 10, 1933 — Dec. 4, 201 Graham M. Rankin passed away Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at age 77. He was born in Detroit, Mich., in 1933 and is survived by loving wife of 55 years, Lois; son, Stuart and wife Naomi; brother, Stuart and wife Marie; granddaughter, Michelle; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and […]

Walter Narr III

Sept. 20, 1965 — Nov. 30, 2010 walt narr Walter Narr III took his own life at home in Pollock Pines on Nov. 30, 2010, at the age of 45. He was preceded in death by his identical twin brother, Paul George Narr of Winters, Calif. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife […]

Dana Marie Johnston (Knighton, Hellesvig)

May 7, 1969 — Nov. 19, 2010 Dana Marie Johnston (Knighton, Hellesvig), born May 7, 1969, passed on to the next life Nov. 19, 2010. Please come and join us in a celebration of her life at Green Valley Community Church, 3500 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville, Calif., on Dec. 14 at 12 p.m.

George Raymond Rice

Feb. 23, 1922 – Nov. 30, 2010 Born February 23, 1922 in Ventura, Calif., George Raymond Rice passed away on Nov. 30, 2010, in Roseville, Calif. George is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Dotti, and five stepchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Janelle. George served in the U.S. Army […]

Donald A. Charron

Sept. 10, 1955 — Nov. 26, 2010 Donald Charron Donald Charron passed away in Jackson, Calif., on Nov. 26, 2010, after a long illness, at the age of 55. Don was preceded in death by his father, Hervy, and leaves his loving mother, Mavis of Plymouth. He was the beloved brother of Richard, George, Cheryl […]