Jeanette “Jan” Vivian Garrison

Sept. 2, 1921 — Dec. 2, 2010 Jan Garrison Jeanette “Jan” Vivian Garrison, born Sept. 2, 1921, in Daly City, Calif., went home to the Lord on Dec. 2, 2010, in Placerville, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Keith Garrison. She is survived by three loving and devoted sons, Dean Garrison, […]

Delmer E. Zimmerman

June 12, 1958 — Nov. 20, 2010 Delmer E. Zimmerman, born June 12, 1958, died Nov. 20, 2010. Memorial services will be held at Pioneer Bible Church, 6851 Mt. Aukum Road in Somerset, Calif., on Saturday, Dec. 4, at noon.

Mark Dresden Jennings

1961 — 2010 Mark Dresden Jennings was born July 18, 1961 in Orcutt, Calif., where he attended local schools. He began a career in the trucking industry at age 16. In the early nineties he bought The Historic Hotel Leger, a 13-room bed and breakfast boutique hotel, located in the foothill town of Mokelumne Hill […]

Rose M. Zandonella

Feb. 1, 1936 — Nov. 30, 2010 Rose Zandonella Rose M. Zandonella, age 74, of Belleville passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. She was born on Feb. 1, 1936, in Placerville, Calif., to Iginio and Albina (Pilatti) Zandonella. She graduated from El Dorado High School in 1956. She […]

Thomas W. Obert

Oct. 17, 1925 — Nov. 27, 2010 Thomas Obert Thomas W. Obert passed away peacefully in Placerville, Nov. 27, 2010, at the age of 85. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Betty of Placerville. He was the beloved father of Stephanie (Fernando) Obert Romero of San Jose and Thomas (Wilai) W. […]

Donna Joanne Zessin (Tonzi)

Oct. 28, 1937 — Nov. 28, 2010 Donna Joanne Zessin (Tonzi) went to be with her Lord early Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010. She was a long-time resident of El Dorado County, being born Oct. 28, 1937, in Placerville, and raised in South Lake Tahoe, where she was married on July 14, 1956. Donna is survived […]

Mark M. Nickel

March 24, 1942 — Nov. 25, 2010 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Mark M. Nickel was born in Glendale, Calif., on March 24, 1942, and passed away in Citrus Heights, Calif., on Nov. 25, 2010. He worked as a pressman, editor and vocational instructor. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and photographer, and loved to cook for […]

Terence Tetherton

Dec. 6, 1952 — Nov. 11, 2010 Terence (Terry) Courtenay Tetherton of Carson City, Nev., passed away on Nov. 11, 2010, at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Dorking Surrey, England, on Dec. 6, 1952, and came to this country at the age of 14. Terry was a wonderful husband, […]

Sandra K. Dreyer

April 11, 1943 — Nov. 20, 2010 Sandra Dryer Sandra K. Dreyer (Brooks), of Shingle Springs, Calif., died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, in Marshall Medical Center after a short fight against respiratory disease. Her family was at her side. Born in St. Paul, Minn., April 11, 1943, to William and Evelyn Brooks, Sandra was a second generation […]

Howard Raymond Montgomery (Monty)

Jan. 26, 1937 — Nov. 20, 2010 Howard Montgomery Monty passed away at home on Nov. 20, 2010, with his daughters, brother and numerous other family members at his bedside. He was loved. He put up a courageous and hard fight and never once did he complain — he remained kind to everyone and often […]

Charles W. Howard

April 28, 1947 — Nov. 24, 2010 Charles W. Howard is at rest in Placerville, Calif., Nov. 24, 2010, after a year-long battle with ALS. He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia of Placerville. He was the loving father of Pamela (Bill) Inman, Kristan Harris, Christine Howard and Stephanie Florence; devoted grandfather of Jessica, […]

Darol Bowen Rasmussen

Oct. 31, 1921 — Nov. 23, 2010 Darol Rasmussen Darol Bowen Rasmussen was born Oct. 31, 1921, in Moroni, Utah, to Darol Rasmussen and Katherine Bowen. He passed away at his ranch home surrounded by his family on Nov. 23, 2010, at the age of 89. Darol was raised in Sanpete County, Utah, and married […]

Norma Gray

March 6, 1934 — Nov. 20, 2010 Norma Gray Norma Gray went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 20, 2010, after a fun day of Christmas shopping with her family. She was born in 1934 in Pocatello, Idaho, to James and Viola Waltman. When she was 8, her family moved to Los Angeles, […]

Elliott A. Charnow

April 7, 1942 — Nov. 27, 2010 Elliott Charnow Elliott Allen Charnow died on Nov. 27, 2010, at the age of 68, succumbing to a long battle with emphysema (COPD). Elliott was born in San Mateo, Calif. He began his career in music while attending Carlmont High School in Belmont, Calif. He played the clarinet […]

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Ruth J. Marshall

March 9, 1924 — Nov. 18, 2010 Ruth J. Marshall was born on March 9, 1924, in Oakland, Calif., and passed away in Placerville, Calif., on Nov. 18, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, John W. Marshall. Ruth will be greatly missed by her companion Herb Samuels; her children, […]

Dottie Sue Ayres

May 28, 1940 — Nov. 12, 2010 Dottie Ayres Mrs. Dottie Sue Ayres, 70, a 40-year resident of Placerville, passed way on Nov. 12, 2010, surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Steve Ayres; daughter, Susan  and spouse Scott Neal; son, David  and spouse Vicky Ayres; seven grandchildren, Brandy […]

Lois E. (Keeff) Raymond

1926 — Nov. 11, 2010 The 2006 El Dorado Golden Rose, Lois E. (Keeff) Raymond passed away Nov. 11, 2010, after a short illness. She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Hal; four children; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Lois was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1926 where her family lived since the […]

James Byron Williams

Sept. 1, 1925 — Nov. 7, 2010 James Williams “Jim” was born in Ogden, Utah, and at age 85, died at his home in Cameron Park after a difficult year of medical complications. He passed peacefully in his favorite recliner chair with close family, friends and neighbors around him, just as he wanted. He was […]

Richard “Dick” Smith

July 14, 1929 — Nov. 17, 2010 Richard Smith Richard “Dick” Smith, born July 14, 1929, passed into the next life on Nov. 17, 2010, reuniting with his beloved wife Geneva. He is survived by his children, Michelle Gauthier (Phil), Darlene Moehring (John), Beverly Baker and Richard Glenn Smith II (Amy); grandchildren, Tara (Bryan), Karen […]

Scott Frederick Paul Caron

Aug. 23, 1964 — Nov. 15, 2010 Scott Caron Scott Caron, beloved grandson, son, brother, father and grandfather, died peacefully after a short illness at Marshall Hospital in Placerville, California with his family by his side. Scott’s infectious spirit touched the lives of so many in both his personal and professional lives. He enjoyed fishing, […]

H. Grant Dunlop

Sept. 29, 1920 – Nov. 17, 2010 H. Grant Dunlop, long time resident of Pollock Pines passed away at 90 years of age on Nov. 17, 2010. He was born Sept. 29, 1920. Grant was an active member of the local SIRS and Sierra Club chapters. A veteran of WWII, he served in the 11th […]

George Jonutz

May 15, 1923 — Nov. 9, 2010 George Jonutz, resident of El Dorado Hills, Calif., born May 15, 1923, died Nov. 9, 2010. A memorial life service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 1:30 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 99 Scholar Way in Folsom, Calif.

Genevieve Pearl Stirnaman

Sternamen Genevive 2 Sternamen Genevive 1 Aug. 12, 1913 — Nov. 14, 2010 Genevieve Pearl Stirnaman, a long-time resident of both Stockton and El Dorado, passed away on Nov. 14, 2010, in Lodi, Calif., at the age of 97. Mrs. Stirnaman was born in Spokane, Wash., on Aug. 12, 1913, to George Thomas and Pearl […]

Bill “Charlie” Farish

July 14, 1963 — Nov. 14, 2010 Bill Farish, born in Garden Grove, Calif., passed away in Lotus, Calif., at the age of 47. Preceded in death by his father, Fred Farish, Bill is survived by his mother, Lois Farish; sisters, Linda (Larry) Spies, Lori (Jim) Leith, Lisa (Jeff) Busch and Kristy Farish; and nieces […]

James H. Long

1921 — Oct. 20, 2010 James H. Long of Somerset, Calif., passed away in his home surrounded by loved ones on Oct. 20, 2010, at the age of 89. Jim was born in Brainerd, Minn., in 1921. After growing up in Minnesota, his family moved to Santa Monica, Calif., where he graduated from Santa Monica […]

Cecil E. Sims

Oct. 30, 1953 — Oct. 22, 2010 Cecil Sims Cecil E. Sims was born on Oct. 30, 1953, in Napa, Calif. He graduated from Napa High in 1971. He was active in FFA and the Ag. shop during high school. He did woodworking as a hobby and enjoyed carpentry. He had many friends in the […]

John “JD” Wilson, Jr.

March 3, 1951 — Nov. 14, 2010 John Wilson John “JD” D. Wilson Jr. went to be with Jesus peacefully in his sleep on Nov. 14, 2010. He was known to be a very kind, honest and gentle person who loved to laugh, go fishing, listen to rock music and spend time with his beloved […]

Kenneth Earl Roberts

May 24, 1947 — Nov. 10, 2010 Kenneth Roberts Kenneth Roberts passed away on Nov. 10, 2010, after a long battle with cancer. He was born May 24, 1947, in Norton, Va., and is survived by his loving son, Wesley Roberts of El Dorado and his daughter, Tara Roberts of Boise, Idaho. Kenneth was a […]

Arvell Ellen Greenhalgh

Nov. 22, 1936 — Nov. 12, 2010 Arvell Ellen Greenhalgh passed away Nov. 12, 2010, in Rescue, Calif., after a long battle with breast cancer. She was born in Stockton, Calif., on Nov. 22, 1936. As a young child she moved around a lot. As a young adult she settled in Rescue, where she raised […]

Theda Jasmer

1927 — Nov. 10, 2010 Theda Jasmer Mrs. Theda Jasmer went Home on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010. She was at home, surrounded by her family. Theda was born in Oklahoma in 1927. In 1943, she moved with her parents to Modesto, Calif., where she grew up, married, raised three children and retired from the Modesto […]

Leo Don Casebeer

June 4, 1924 – Nov. 3, 2010 Leo Don Casebeer, formerly of Placerville, Calif., born June 4, 1924, died Nov. 3, 2010.

Janet Diekman

Oct. 26, 1942 — Nov. 5, 2010 Janet Diekman, resident of Rescue, Calif., born Oct. 26, 1942, passed away Nov. 5, 2010. No services are planned at this time.

Terry Jo-Paul Balcom

May 20, 1968 — Nov. 4, 2010 Terry Jo-Paul Balcom, born on May 20, 1968, in Fairfield, Calif., went to be with the Lord on Nov. 4, 2010, in Placerville, Calif. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jeff Balcom. He is survived by son, McKenna; mother, Joane Larson (Kurt); father, Duane Balcom (Sonda); […]

Hunter James Wilson

Aug. 28, 2008 — Nov. 7, 2010 Hunter Wilson Hunter James Wilson passed into God’s hands on Nov. 7, 2010. Hunter made a profound difference in our lives and everyone he touched His big brother CJ, his mom, Shawna, and his father, Cass Wilson, will forever hold a place near their hearts for him. His […]

Peri Curry

May 7, 1928 — Nov. 3, 2010 Peri Curry It is with sadness, but with peace in our hearts, that we announce the passing of Peri Curry. She was preceded in death by her husband LaRoy “Blackie” Curry. She is survived by her two daughters, Corinne Huntsman and Debbie Fuller. She also leaves behind four […]

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Jesse A. Raburn

March 23, 1932 — Oct. 15, 2010 Jesse Raburn Jesse A. Raburn, 78, passed away in Sacramento, Calif., on Oct. 15, 2010. He was preceded in death by his dad, mom and sister. He is survived by his wife, Janie; three sons, Donn, Ricky and Cody; and four grandchildren. Services will be held at Green Valley Community […]

Daniel Timothy Dehr

Dec. 10, 1953 — Oct. 27, 2010 Daniel Dehr Daniel Timothy Dehr, 56, of Placerville, passed away on Oct. 27, 2010, after a seven-month battle with bronchial lung cancer. He was born to Albert and Dorothy Dehr on Dec. 10, 1953. He is survived by his only child, Lauren; a granddaughter, Crimzin; brother, Albert; and […]

Vernon E. Wyman

Jan. 30, 1927 – Nov. 1, 2010 vernon wyman Vernon E. Wyman passed away peacefully at home in Pollock Pines surrounded by his family on Nov. 1, 2010. Born in Stockton, Calif., on Jan. 30, 1927, Vernon is survived by the love of his life and wife of 62 years, Margaret. He was the beloved […]

Dennis G. “Joseph” Churchill

Oct. 21, 1940 — Nov. 4, 2010 Dennis Churchill Dennis G. “Joseph” Churchill was born Oct. 21, 1940, and passed away Nov. 4, 2010. If you were lucky enough to know him you were forever changed. He lived a quiet life with the ultimate gusto and humor. He was always in a state of joy […]

Bev Dorothy Darrington

June 8, 1928 — Oct. 24, 2010 Bev Dorothy Darrington, 82, of Lotus, Calif., passed away on Oct. 24, 2010. A memorial service to celebrate Beverly’s life will be held Saturday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m., at New Hope Fellowship, 3838 Ponderosa Road in Shingle Springs, Calif. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home […]

Alma J. Winje

Sept. 25, 1919  — Nov. 5, 2010 Alma J. Winje, 91, died Nov. 5, 2010, at her home in Gold Hill, El Dorado County. She was a lifelong resident of the county, growing up on the family homestead in Garden Valley and then settling at the Gold Hill Ranch. She was a founding member of […]

Alan R. Morgan

Alan Morgan June 11, 1928 — Nov. 5, 2010 Alan R. Morgan took his final flight West on Nov. 5, 2010. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on June 11, 1928, to Owen and Beatrice Morgan. He was their second child, having an older sister, Dolly. Alan graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in June […]

Carol Jane Jones

Oct. 12, 1934 – Nov. 4, 2010 Carol Jones Carol Jane Jones passed away on Nov. 4, 2010, at her home with her family surrounding her. She was born Oct. 12, 1934, and was 76 years old. Carol is survived by her daughter, Julia, and grandson, Ian; her “other” daughter, Tami, husband Brian and grandchildren […]

Margaret G. Slater

Nov. 13, 1916 – Oct. 25, 2010 margaret slater Margaret G. Slater, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Oct. 25, 2010. She was born Nov. 13, 1916. Margaret and Lawrence Slater moved to Pollock Pines in 1960 where they both taught elementary school. Together they also started the first recreation department in […]

Cornelia Alida “Kea” Hofman

June 19, 1930 – Nov. 2, 2010 Cornelia Alida "Kea" Hofman Cornelia Alida “Kea” Hofman, born in the Netherlands on June 19, 1930, passed away in Sacramento, Calif., on Nov. 2, 2010. Preceded in death by her husband Basil Liggio, Kea is survived by her loving children, Marisa Johnson of Aptos, Nicoline Richardson of San Diego, Steven Liggio […]