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 […]

Ted van Leeuwen

Nov. 18, 1932 – Oct. 31, 2010 ted van leeuwen Theodorus Petrus Maria van Leeuwen, former resident of Pollock Pines, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and the love of his life, his wife of 53 years, Pauline. He was a devoted father to Jacqueline Tenge (Tom), Eric (Julianna), Greg (Kimberly), Monica Ross (Stanley), […]

Martin F. Welsh, M.D.

March 20, 1954 — Oct. 28, 2010 Martin Welsh The community of Placerville lost a unique and special man on Thursday Oct. 28, 2010. Dr. Martin Frederick Welsh, 56, passed away at his Camino home surrounded by his family. This gentle man’s remarkable spirit will be sorely missed. He was born in Los Angeles on […]

Marie Jean Rice

Dec. 9, 1924 — Oct. 20, 2010 Marie Rice Marie Jean Rice, of Cameron Park, Calif. died peacefully Wednesday evening, Oct. 20, 2010, after a brief illness. She was born in Waterloo, Iowa, on Dec. 9, 1924. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Iowa, she worked as a sportswear buyer for Killian’s Department […]

Beverly Dorothy Darrington

June 8, 1928 — Oct. 24, 2010 Beverly Darrington Beverly Dorothy Darrington died Oct. 24, 2010, in Placerville with family by her side. She was born in Bakersfield, Calif., on June 8, 1928, to Joseph and Dorothy Brink. She moved to El Dorado County with her parents and older sister Marjorie in 1941. She attended […]

Perfect storm at Elections Office

Power outages, a dearth of ballots and a flood of voters created “a perfect storm” for the El Dorado County Elections Office, according to Recorder-Clerk & Elections Official Bill Schultz. “At around 5:30 p.m., there was a tremendous upsurge of voters to the polls,” said Schultz,” and we ran out of ballots.” The team at […]

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Banier Edward Heater

Nov. 8, 1954 — Oct. 25, 2010 Banier Edward Heater, resident of Omo Ranch, Calif., was born Nov. 8, 1954, and passed away Oct. 25, 2010. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m., at Pioneer Bible Church in Mt. Aukum, Calif.

Amanda Joyce Myers-Hawkins

Aug. 4, 1982 — Oct. 5, 2010 Amanda Joyce Myers-Hawkins, born Aug. 4, 1982, passed away in her sleep on Oct. 5, 2010. Amanda attended El Dorado High School and graduated in 2000. She served in the U.S. Air Force for five years after high school. She was a loving wife and mother. She is […]

Margret “Kathy” Kathleen Murray

Sept. 8, 1963 – Sept. 27, 2010Margret “Kathy” Kathleen (Charnock) Murray, 47, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., died after a two year battle with cancer on Sept. 27, 2010, with her family at her bedside. Murray was born on Sept. 8, 1963, in Placerville, Calif., to Sue Ungewitter and the late Ray Charnock and raised […]

John Kupka

Feb. 6, 1927 – Oct. 5, 2010John Kupka passed away on Oct. 5, 2010. He was one of three sons born to John and Emily Kupka of Lyons, Ill. He was born on Feb. 6, 1927. John attended grade school and high school in Lyons and upon graduation he enlisted in the Navy. He was […]

John Kupka

Feb. 6, 1927 – Oct. 5, 2010John Kupka passed away on Oct. 5, 2010. He was one of three sons born to John and Emily Kupka of Lyons, Ill. He was born on Feb. 6, 1927. John attended grade school and high school in Lyons and upon graduation he enlisted in the Navy. He was […]

James “Jim” Eugene Mosier

April 23, 1942 – October 10, 2010James “Jim” Eugene Mosier, 68 of El Dorado passed away at Marshall Hospital in Placerville on October 10, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Carol, and a son, Sean, both of El Dorado. Jim was born on April 23, 1942 in Weed, CA and in […]

Lt. Col. Harold William Kip Klopp

Nov. 18, 1922 – Sept. 28, 2010Lt. Col. Harold William “Kip” Klopp peacefully entered into eternal life on Sept. 28, 2010, in Sparks, Nev. He was 87 years old. Kip was born on Nov. 18, 1922, in Chicago, Ill. He married his high school sweetheart Mary Rose Babicky on Aug. 26, 1942. Their children are […]

Howard Mosbacher

June 26, 1921 – Oct. 13, 2010Howard Mosbacher passed away Oct. 13, 2010, in Auburn, Calif. He was born on June 26, 1921, in Los Angeles and was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Lucille Mosbacher. He is survived by his children, Nancy Woods, Frank Mosbacher, Mary Ghisofo, Michael (Cheryl) Mosbacher, Ken […]

Irol Van Allen Jr. DDS

Jan. 27, 1934 – Oct. 11, 2010Irol Allen grew up in Vallejo, Calif. He was a veteran of the Army and served an important role as a helicopter mechanic during the Korean War. He moved to Placerville after graduating from dental school and served Placerville and the surrounding community as a well liked and respected […]

Carl Axel Johnson

Sept. 13, 1928 – Oct. 6, 2010Carl Axel Johnson was born in Cambridge, Mass., to the late Axel and Grace Burke Johnson on Sept. 13, 1928. He grew up in Amesbury, Mass., where he spent many years living on his Aunt Etta’s farm. Carl served in the Army and was stationed in Japan after the […]

Dora Severina Nieri

Nov. 10, 1913 – Sept. 27, 2010Dora Severina Nieri passed away on Sept. 27, 2010, in Fair Oaks, Calif. She was born on Nov. 10, 1913, in Reno, Nev., to Nello and Felicina Gemignani.Dora lived most of her life in the Oakland/San Francisco Bay Area, moving to Placerville 10 years ago. She is survived by […]

Edmund and Barbara Zigelhofer

March 26, 1922 – Oct. 13, 2010Nov. 16, 1929 – Oct. 13, 2010Edmund and Barbara Zigelhofer, ages 88 and 80, respectively, of Placerville passed away on Oct. 13, 2010, after a fatal motor vehicle accident on Hwy. 50 outside of Placerville, Calif. Edmund was born in Derby, Colo., on March 26, 1922, to Charles and […]

Suzanne Suzy R. Briggs

June 3, 1949 — Oct. 6, 2010Suzanne (Suzy) R. Briggs, 61, of Placerville, passed away on Oct. 6, 2010, in Sacramento, Calif. She was born on June 3, 1949, in Oakland, Calif. She is survived by her husband, Bud; two children, Todd and Robin; six grandchildren, Si’i, Daniel, Haley, Poli, Brandon, and Ryan; and two […]

Thelma J. Pierson Van Vleck

June 18, 1915 — May 30, 2010Mrs. Van Vleck was born on June 18, 1915, and passed away on May 30, 2010, at her home in Forest Grove, Oregon. Her remains will be interred alongside those of her husband, Camino native Elmer G. Van Vleck, who died in 1956. Mrs. Van Vleck was the beloved […]

Barbara McKee Stuart

Nov. 30, 1917 – Oct. 10, 2010Born in Placerville, Calif., on Nov. 30, 1917, weighing just two pounds, six ounces, Barbara McKee Stuart was the smallest child to survive in El Dorado County at that time. Her parents, Joseph McKee and Pearl Varozza, were both second-generation settlers in the Gold Country. Joseph bought Placerville Hardware […]

Ronald G Skogstad

April 24, 1932 — Oct. 6, 2010Ronald G Skogstad passed away Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, in his home and surrounded by family. He was born April 24, 1932, in Minot, N.D. He graduated from Minot High School and the University of North Dakota Fargo, with a degree in Engineering. Ron is survived by his wife, Phyllis; […]

Naomi Kumagai Waterman

Aug 12, 1946 — Sept. 26, 2010 Naomi was born in Madera in 1946 to Fred and Shigeko Kumagai. She grew up on a farm in Madera and moved to El Dorado County in 1987. She worked for Marshall Hospital for 16 years and enjoyed her time there very much. Naomi was a loving mother, […]

Owen Lee Sherrill

Dec. 9, 1909 — Oct. 6, 2010 Owen Lee Sherrill was born in Kentucky on Dec. 9, 1909, and passed away in Las Vegas, Nev., on Oct. 6, 2010. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Mary Sherrill (1999). He was the loving father of Mary Lee Sherrill, Cary Sherrill and Donna (Harry […]

Josephine Tirappelle

Nov. 9, 1910 — Oct. 8, 2010Josephine Tirappelle, 99, of Diamond Springs, was born on Nov. 9, 1910, and passed away Oct. 8, 2010. Services are pending through Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home.

M. Denise Sargis

Jan. 1, 1952 — Sept. 30, 2010M. Denise Sargis, 58, was born Jan. 1, 1952, in Missouri, and passed away Sept. 30, 2010, in Placerville, Calif. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Ronald; her son, Jeff Sargis and his wife, Wendee; her daughter, Ulea Potts; her sister, Valerie Dyer; her grandchildren, Rachel, […]

Marion L Smitty Smith

Feb. 10, 1942 — Oct. 3, 2010 Smitty was born in Huntington, W.V., on Feb. 10, 1942. When he was five years old the family moved to Southern California. From 1959 to 1963 he was a member of the U.S. Navy. He was a technical writer for GTE Sylvania for over 30 years. Smitty married […]

Eugene E. Evett, Jr.

Feb. 16, 1958 — Sept. 29, 2010Eugene E. Evett, Jr. was born Feb. 16, 1958, in Woodland and passed away Sept. 29, 2010, in Pollock Pines. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Pam. He was a loving and devoted father to Cody and Casey, and grandpa-to-be to Lilly Rae (arriving Oct. 16, […]

Ishmael Joe De Jesus

July 1, 1929 — Oct. 3, 2010 Ishmael “Joe” De Jesus, 81, was born on July 1, 1929, in Winslow, Ariz. Joe died at his home in Latrobe of cancer and went to be with the Lord on Oct. 3, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte; son, Gilbert; daughter, Irene Lewis; six siblings, […]

James Robert Mullens

June 10 ,1933 — Oct. 3, 2010James Robert Mullens was born in Muncie, Ind., on June 10 ,1933. He served in the United States Army as a Lieutenant in the 3rd and 4th Armored Division in Fort Hood, Texas. Though he lived in many cities across the United States, in 1972 he made El Dorado […]

August Gus J. Pike, Jr.

Oct. 15,1949 — Sept 8, 2010August (Gus) J. Pike, Jr. passed away at home surrounded by loving family and friends, son, Daniel (Bobbie) Pike, daughter, Dana (John) Gleason, Prestine Skinner and John Skinner and his dear grandson, A.J. Gleason. He was born in Berkeley, Calif., on Oct. 15,1949. He was preceded in death by his […]

Beulah Boo Vivian

June 11, 1918 — Sept. 28, 2010 Beulah “Boo” Vivian, 92, passed away peacefully on Sept. 28, 2010. Beulah is survived by Jack Vivian, her husband of 72 years. Beulah was the loving mother of Sally (Roger) Krodel of Yountville, Calif., and the late John (Barbara) Vivian, Jr. of Stockton, Calif.; devoted grandmother of Beth […]

Alan Stuart Prescott

June 15, 1952 — Sept. 30, 2010Alan Stuart Prescott, 58, of El Dorado, passed away on Sept. 30, 2010. He was born on June 15, 1952, in Pautucket, R.I. He is survived by his children, Shara Prescott-Williams, Alicia Igo, Eric Prescott and Kayla Prescott; his father and Mmother, Harold and Corrine; eight grandchildren; and three […]

Margaret Polosky

July 31, 1931 – Oct. 7, 2010Margaret Polosky of Garden Valley, California passed away on October 7th, 2010. She was born on July 31, 1931 in Colver, Pennsylvania, the beloved daughter of the late Anna and George Polosky, and lived for many years in California. Margaret was preceded in death by all of her siblings, […]

Alan Stuart Prescott

June 15, 1952 — Sept. 30, 2010Alan Stuart Prescott, 58, of El Dorado, passed away on Sept. 30, 2010. He was born on June 15, 1952. Memorial services will be held at Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home and Crematory, 2855 Cold Springs Road, on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. You may sign the […]

Barbara Ann Gardner Thiessen

Sept. 29, 1933 – Oct. 13, 2010Our loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at the age of 77. She was born on September 29, 1933 in New York, New York to Florence and Samuel Gardner.Barbara met the love her […]