Gary Parker

March 15, 1951 – Feb. 13, 2011 Gary Parker, born March 15, 1951, in Bakersfield, Calif., passed away on Feb. 13, 2011, after a long fight with lung cancer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Connie Parker; son, Carl Parker; daughter, Amanda Parker; mother, Peggy Parker; brother, David Parker; sister, Dyan Kelly; sister-in-law, […]

Timothy Dale Gates

March 17, 1955 – Jan. 19, 2011 Timothy Dale Gates went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2011, while held closely and lovingly by his family. Tim was born on March 17, 1955, at Ernest Harmon AFB hospital in Stephenville, Newfoundland, Canada. After a few more Air Force moves, the family […]

Arthur H. Weichbrodt

Jan. 23, 1930 – Jan. 14, 2011 Arthur (Art) H. Weichbrodt, 80, of Rescue, Calif., died Jan. 14, 2011, at his home in Rescue. A celebration of life memorial service is being planned. It will be held in Sacramento, Calif., in February. Arthur Herman Weichbrodt was born Jan. 23, 1930, to Anna Matilda (Warnick) Weichbrodt and Ewald Herman Weichbrodt, on the […]

Lynn Patricia Pott

Jan. 2, 1935 — Dec. 17, 2010 Lynn Pott passed away peacefully on Dec. 17, 2010, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in San Diego, Calif., on Jan. 2, 1935, and attended high school in Alameda County. As a young woman Lynn lived in Oklahoma City, where she had her son Michael Pott. […]

Bert W. Jenkins

July 6, 1928 — Jan. 10, 2011 Bert Jenkins Bert W. Jenkins, 82, of Placerville, Calif., was born July 6, 1928, in Leota, Utah, and passed away Jan. 10, 2011, at Marshall Hospital in Placerville. He was the son of Albert and Amy Jenkins. A total of 10 children were born to Albert and Amy […]

Anthony J. “Tony” Arietta

July 22, 1917 — Jan. 16, 2011 Anthony J. Arietta, resident of El Dorado Hills, Calif., born July 22, 1917, passed away Jan. 16, 2011. A mass of christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at St. John’s Catholic Church, 307 Montrose Drive in Folsom. Entombment will follow at Calvery […]

Albert Hazen Gastaldi

Oct. 27, 1935 — Jan. 9, 2011 Albert Hazen Gastaldi, former resident of Placerville, Calif., born Oct. 27, 1935, died Jan. 9, 2011. A celebration of life will be held at the Clara Scheiber Lions Hall on the corner of Missouri Flat and Pleasant Valley roads on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 2 to 6 p.m.

Maureen Eve Hannaford

March 11, 1934 — Dec. 25, 2010 MAureen Hannaford Maureen Eve Hannaford passed away at home on Dec. 25, 2010 due to complications of cancer. She wanted to be in her home she shared with Jack F. Hannaford for the last 26 years. She enjoyed gazing out their window in the evenings at the beautiful […]

Harriot “Happy” Ward

Sept. 7, 1929 — Jan. 15, 2011 Happy passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, surrounded by her family. Born Harriot Wigglesworth on Sept. 7, 1929, in Placerville, she was the 12th of 13 children. Known as Happy since infancy, the name very accurately described her all of her life. She grew […]

Alice Campbell

Aug. 10, 1948 — Jan. 14, 2011 Alice Campbell, 62, of Diamond Springs, Calif., was born Aug. 10, 1948, in Maysville, Ark., and passed away Jan. 14, 2011, at Mercy General. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Bob Campbell; sons, Justin Campbell of Diamond Springs and Byron Campbell of Nashville, Tenn.; daughter, […]

Edwin “Jack” Carpender

Nov. 30, 1924 — Jan. 13, 2011 Edwin Jack Carpender2 Edwin Jack Carpender1 Edwin “Jack” Carpender was a lifetime resident of Placerville, Calif., and a fourth-generation Carpender. He peacefully went to sleep at his home surrounded by his five children last Thursday. Jack attended El Dorado High School and the same year that he graduated […]

Phyllis Ann Balmain

June 3, 1922 — January 13, 2011 Phyllis Ann Balmain was born on June 3, 1922, to Louise and Carroll Lanigir in Sisters Hospital in Sacramento and passed away in Placerville on Jan. 14, 2011. After graduating from Sacramento High School, where she excelled in sports, she married Bob Balmain. In 1949 they purchased Sportsman’s […]

Margaret Kathleen (Mollie) Kelleher Campbell

Aug. 12, 1911 — Jan. 9, 2011 Mollie was born in Spokane, Wash., and left us peacefully from her special spot at Gold Country Health Center in Placerville, Calif., after suffering a stroke on Dec. 25, 2010. She was the beloved mother of Jack E. Campbell and his wife Sherryl of Diamond Springs, Calif. She […]

Sharon Mavourneen O’Connell Alves

May 1, 1942 — Jan. 10,2011 Sharon was born in Oakland, Calif., to Ruth and Dan O’Connell. Her father, who began his state career as a State Traffic Officer, CHP, was promoted through the ranks to many different places. As a result Sharon attended numerous schools throughout Northern California, finally settling Sacramento, Calif., in 1952. Unbeknownst to […]

Norma L. Boyle

Aug. 17, 1926 — Jan. 10, 2011 Norma Boyle Norma was a lifelong resident of Diamond Springs. She was a kind and generous person who is survived by her children Mark Jinkerson and Karen Boyle Buchholz. She was the beloved grandmother of Dan and Laura Jinkerson, Kevin Jinkerson and Tom Buchholz, great-grandmother of Trenton and […]

Consuelo Gill

May 8, 1936 — Jan. 8, 2011 Consuelo Gill Born in San Francisco, Calif., she passed away at the age of 74 from kidney failure. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Ernest; children, Craig, Susan and Stephanie Gill; and grandchildren, Brian, Christopher, Amanda, Jordan, Lauren and Kaylee. She also leaves behind […]

Albert Hazen Gastaldi

Oct. 27, 1935 — Jan. 9, 2011 Albert Gastaldi Albert Hazen Gastaldi, 75, of Klamath Falls, Ore., passed away after a short battle with cancer on Jan. 9, 2011. Al was born on Oct. 27, 1935, to Anthony Frank Gastaldi and Hazel Cedora Cheney Gastaldi in Placerville, Calif. He graduated from El Dorado High School […]

Kenneth O. Evans

Dec. 5, 1921 — Jan. 11, 2011 Kenneth Evans Kenneth O. Evans went home to rest surrounded by family on Jan. 11, 2011. He was the beloved husband of Barbara E. Evans since 1993; loving father of Cherolyn (Ted) Dowell of Vernal, Utah, Greg (Charlene) Evans of Simi Valley, Calif., and Terralea (Don) Hayes of […]

Pearl E. Crowder (Giebenhain)

March 24, 1929 — Jan. 5, 2011 Pearl E. Crowder Pearl Crowder 2 Pearl E. Crowder (Giebenhain) a veteran of the Women’s Air Corp and a native of Placerville passed away peacefully on Jan. 5, 2011. She was loved and will be greatly missed by her family. Survived by daughters Sandy Stanley and Cindy Jones-Tauber […]

Rev. Clarence Edwin Eldridge

Oct. 4, 1908 — Jan. 1, 2011 Rev. Clarence Edwin Eldridge, age 102, entered Heaven from the West Park Hospital Long Term Care Center in Cody, Wyo., on Jan. 1, 2011. Clarence is survived by his granddaughter, Melodee Essex; his great-granddaughter, Tiffanee in North Carolina; and great-grandson, Shane Johnson and his wife, Jill, in Mandan, […]

Radine Christain Greene

April 30, 1942 — Dec. 3, 2010 Radine Greene Radine, founder of A Maad Tea Party Café, passed unexpectedly, Dec. 3, 2010, at Sutter Memorial. She will be remembered as a creative restaurateur, establishing an outstanding reputation for organizing and catering successful events. The 2005 Sacramento Bee ranked Radine’s creation A Maad Tea Party the […]

Laura Marie Gillespie

April 16, 1965 — Jan. 3, 2011 Laura Gillespie Laura Marie Gillespie passed away suddenly Jan. 3, 2011, surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was a beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister and dear friend. She will be greatly missed by all, including her most precious dogs. She is survived by her husband of […]

Arlene (Howe) Barooshian

June 12, 1943 — Dec. 30, 2010 Arlene Barooshian Arlene Kay Barooshian passed away Dec. 30, 2010, at the age of 67. She was born in Yreka, Calif., June 12, 1943, to Arnie and Viola “Toots” Howe, and moved with her family to Placerville when she was two years old. After graduating from Placerville Elementary […]

Francisco S. Ramirez

Back Camera Francisco S. Ramirez, known as Chico or Cisco by his friends and family, was born March 9, 1926, and was a resident of El Dorado County since 1956. He enjoyed working for EID and retired after 30 years. He was a man who not only knew how to dress but who had a […]

Gary “Chick” Michael Cecchettini Sr.

Oct. 30, 1944 – Dec. 30, 2010 Gary “Chick” Michael Cecchettini Sr. was born in West Sacramento, Calif., on Oct. 30 1944. He met his Lord on Dec. 30, 2010, after a valiant struggle against leukemia at age 66. He leaves behind his loving wife Linda; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Linda Keszenheimer; many foster children; his beloved […]

Wayne Raymond Snyder

April 3, 1945 – Jan. 2, 2011 Born to Eugene and Joann Snyder on April 3, 1945, Wayne Raymond Snyder died too soon on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at the age of 65. He served in the Navy from in 1966-1969. He lived in El Dorado County and worked most of his 33 years in the […]

Bruce Laurence Enyart ‘Speed’

June 24, 1916 – Dec. 18, 2010 Bruce Laurence Enyart Speed left this world peacefully surrounded by his loving children at the age of 94. He was born in Morgan Hill, Ca to Laurence and Edna. His family moved to Fairplay in 1924 where his mother taught school in a one room school house. His father passed […]

Jari Allan Korkeila

Back Camera Jari Allan Korkeila died Dec. 29, 2010, at 53 years old. He led a life full of service for children, working in the Bay Area and at the County Office of Education in El Dorado County. Jari was born in Tampere, Finland, to Henry and Laura. After spending some years in Spain at […]

Orville “Bill” Prindle

July 14, 1935 – Jan. 4, 2011 Orville “Bill” Prindle of Placerville, Calif., born July 14, 1935, passed away Jan. 4, 2011. No services are planned.

William Patrick Eisen

May 30, 1919 – Jan. 4, 2011 William Patrick Eisen passed away peacefully at the age of 91, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. He was born on Memorial Day, May 30, 1919, in Seattle Wash. He is survived by his sons, Richard, Gregory, and Leonard, and daughter, Annette. He is also survived by five grandchildren. William […]

Mark Judson Witherow

Dec. 17, 1925 — Jan. 2, 2011 Mark Witherow Mark Judson Witherow, a long time resident of Camino, passed away at his home at the age of 85. Born Dec. 17, 1925, in Montebello, Calif., he attended North Hollywood High and Graduated from Chapman College in Orange County with a Lifetime Teaching Credential. Mark enlisted […]

Evelyn Lorraine Lockwood

Aug. 18, 1917 — Jan. 1, 2011 evelyn lorraine lockwood Lorraine Lockwood passed away in Vacaville, Calif., at the age of 93. She was born in Long Beach, Calif., to James and Lutie Foster. She married George “Bill” W. Lockwood in 1942. Bill served in both the Navy and the Army. Lorraine liked being a […]

David Roger Benstead

Feb. 9, 1959 — Dec. 7, 2010 David Benstead David Roger Benstead was born in Sacramento on Feb. 9, 1959, and passed away on Dec. 7, 2010. You were only 51 and for many years your health had challenged you and those who loved you. But we will always remember your incredible strength and determination […]

Anthony J. Huszcza

July 21, 1941 — Jan. 1, 2011 Anthony Huszcza Anthony J. Huszcza died on Jan. 1, 2011, in Placerville, Calif. He was a Master Builder and Civil Engineer. Mr. Huszcza was born July 21, 1941, in Alexandria, Vir., to Anthony and Anna Huszcza (nee McMahon). He graduated from Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree. […]

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; […]