Jan. 13, 1944 — Dec. 31, 2013 Ronald David McCready, of Diamond Springs, born Jan. 13, 1944, died Dec. 31, 2013. No services are planned.
August 19, 1924 – December 31, 2013 Billy E. Hutchison, 89, died Dec. 31, 2013, in Elk Grove of natural causes. He was born in Placerville on August 19, 1924, and moved to Sloughhouse in 1961. In 2000 he moved to Wilton. Mr. Hutchison was a Cattle Rancher for 60 years and also worked as […]
Aug. 17, 1915 — Dec. 28, 2013 Ione Lucille Barnes, formerly of Pollock Pines, Calif., passed away Dec. 28, 2013. She was born on Aug. 17, 1915, in Buena Vista County, Iowa, on the family farm. She was the second of four daughters born to Earl John and Alta Mae Waters. After high school Mom […]
Feb. 3, 1924 — Dec. 25, 2013 Mac went home to be with the Lord on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2013. At 89 years of age he leaves behind his loving wife of 59 years, Grace; and his children, Lynne Homme of Placerville and twins Jim Johnson of Montana and Sue Homme of Riverside, Calif. […]
May 1, 1944 — Dec. 27, 2013 Suzanne Mattson Hagstrom of Placerville, Calif., born May 1, 1944, died Dec. 27, 2013. A memorial service and celebration of Suzanne’s life will be held Jan. 4, at 2 p.m., at Cold Springs Community Church in Placerville. Arrangements entrusted to Green Valley Mortuary.
Aug. 2, 1938 — Dec. 8, 2013 Patricia (Morrow) Dean died peacefully in her favorite place, South Lake Tahoe, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness with Melanoma, on Dec. 8, 2013. She was raised in Placerville, Calif., where she attended grade school and high school, then she moved to Riverside, Calif., where she […]
May 5, 1942 – Dec. 25, 2013 Bob Newman passed away on Christmas morning after a short battle with cancer. Bob served his country in the US Army and was known for his strong patriotism. Bob had a passion for many things; driving race cars, restoring classic cars, 50’s music, racquet ball and weight lifting […]
April 8, 1929 — Nov. 3, 2013 Nan Alexander, wife of Bruce; mother of Todd, Paul and Nancy; mother–in-law to Silvia, Robin and Janis; sister to Matt and Harold; and “Oma” to seven grandchildren; died on Nov. 3, 2013. We like to think that Bruce, who died three months before her, couldn’t bear it without […]
Dec. 17, 1935 — Dec. 21, 2013 Born Dec. 17, 1935, in Lettermore, Ireland, Patrick passed away peacefully at home Dec. 21, 2013, in Placerville, Calif. He was the son of the late Patrick and Bridget Delapp and was preceded in death by his wife, Norah Delapp. He is survived by daughter, Maureen Delapp (fiancé […]
Jan. 5, 1934 — Dec. 21, 2013 Leo Moon passed away in Sacramento on Dec. 21, 2013. He leaves behind his wife, Nancy. He was the cherished father of Roger, Linda and Jeff; and grandfather of 10. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marge. Leo was known and loved by people all over […]
Aug. 2, 1933 — Dec. 23, 2013 Jerry passed away at his home after a brief illness and surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Lewin; his son, Dean Lewin (Denise) of Casper, Wyo.; his daughter, Kari Buhman (Terry) of Placerville; his son, Paul Lewin of Eugene, Ore.; […]
Oct. 6, 1943 — Dec. 17, 2013 Christine Majewski Hatch, 70, passed away Dec. 17, 2013, in Culpeper, Va. Mrs. Hatch was born Oct. 6, 1943, to Carl and Mary Majewski in Los Angeles, Calif. Mrs. Hatch was a retired business owner of Ocean View Cottage Court in Kill Devil Hills, N.C. She loved the outdoors […]
April 28, 1964 — Dec. 17, 2013 Loren “Dale” Woodworth passed away in San Francisco on Dec. 17, 2013. He leaves behind his wife, Melonie. He was the beloved father of Tori, Loren and Kyle; and loving brother of David, Sabara “Diane” Watson, Donald “Donnie” and the late Richard “Dick” Woodworth. A native of Sacramento, […]
April 4, 1924 — Dec. 10, 2013 Elizabeth Ruth Spanos passed away at her home in Placerville on Dec, 10, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband George, who passed away only a few weeks earlier, on Oct. 20, 2013. Elizabeth and George were married 56 years and retired to Placerville from Hammond, […]
Aug. 12, 1933 — Dec. 6, 2013 Audrey Jenell Wecker, 80, of Shingle Springs, Calif., died Dec. 6, 2013, at Kaiser Hospital in Vacaville after surgery in October. Jen was born to Henry and Esther Stinchfield on Aug. 12, 1933, in Colusa, Calif. She is survived by her sons, Mark (wife Michelle), Paul (wife Kathy) […]
April 12, 1930 — Dec. 9, 2013 Ralph Archie Johnson passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a retiree of AT&T after 33 years of service. A longtime resident of Lake Oaks Mobile Home Park in Diamond Springs, he loved taking care of the wildlife […]
Dec. 14, 1916 — Dec. 9, 2013 Juanita was the youngest of six children born to Tandy and Bertha (Gipson) Myers in Hatfield, Ark. When she was 12, the family moved to Los Angeles, Calif., where in 1933, she married Virgil C. Ridings. That marriage ended in divorce. In 1948 she married Grant C. Grimm. […]
Nov. 3, 1923 — Dec. 10, 2013 Cartha Maxine (Morgan) Von Busch was born to Ernie and Alice Baum on Nov. 3, 1923, in Augusta, Kans. She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, in Cameron Park, at the age of 90. Cartha grew up and attended school in Winfield, Kans. Immediately after marrying […]
Oct. 16, 1941 – Dec. 10, 2013 Arlene W. Battjes, born Oct. 16, 1941, died Dec. 10, 2013. Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home.
1953 — 2013 On Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, after a three-year battle with lung cancer, Paul went home to our Dear Lord. He was born in Glendale, Calif., and grew up in the San Fernando Valley. Paul and his wife Darlene moved to Pollock Pines in 1995 and belong to Federated Church in Placerville. He […]
Nov. 5, 1992 — Dec. 4, 2013 Brie Johnson was tragically taken from her family and loved ones on Dec. 4, 2013. She was born at Marshall Hospital to Bruce and Tina, and was a younger sister to Samone. She spent her entire life in the El Dorado County area and was loved by all. She […]
March 15, 1921 — Dec. 4, 2013 Viola “Vi” Kersgard, born March 15, 1921, passed away in Placerville, Calif., on Dec. 4, 2013. Services will be announced at a later date.
Jan. 14, 1923 – Nov. 19, 2013 Lois Aleta Norris was born Jan. 14, 1923, to Charles and Leta Clark of El Dorado. She passed away Nov. 19, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 60 years, Robert V. Norris; her sister, Myrtle Bryant; her grandchild, Gloria; and her great-grandson, […]
June 12, 1949 — Nov. 23, 2013 Belinda Violet Martinez Petersen, 64, born June 12, 1949, in Fontana, Calif., passed away Nov. 23, 2013. She had her associate degree and was a gardener. She is survived by her divorced husband, John Petersen; her sons, Joe, David, John III and Jason; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She […]
August 8, 1931 – November 1, 2013 An avid bicyclist, triathalon athlete, loving father and husband. Resident of Placerville for 54 years. He was born in San Francisco, attended Catholic schools and served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He worked in machine design at Aerojet and Wemco division of Envirotech in Sacramento. […]
April 21, 1917 — Nov. 19, 2013 Robert “Shep” W. Shepard, a World War II Army Air Corp Vet, passed on Nov. 19, 2013. He was 96 and a resident of Gold Country Retirement Center for many years. Shep lived through the Great Depression. He became a POW in Germany during WWII when his B-17 […]
January 18, 1919 – December 2, 2013 Lawrence G. Oates of Diamond Springs passed away Monday, December 2, 2013. Lawrence was born in Graham, KY on January 18, 1919 to Lawrence and Bertha Oates. On May 11, 1940 he married Margaret C. Oates in Owensboro, KY. Lawrence was a WWII veteran (Navy, U.S.S. Rio Grande) […]
March 9, 1923 – November 19, 2013 Dr. August Rademacher was born March 9, 1923 at his family home in Westboro, Wisconsin and passed on November 19, 2013 at his home in Shingle Springs, California. August is survived by sons (from first wife Emily) Robert Bruce Rademacher of Folsom, CA and Kurt (Sandy) Rademacher of […]
Oct. 21, 1957 — Nov. 14, 2013 Eric D. Taylor, aka Larry Lynn King, was born at St. Francis Hostpital in Lynwood, Calif., on Oct. 21, 1957. He grew up in La Mirada, Calif., and lived in Placerville, Calif., since 1969. He attended Markham and El Dorado High School. He then joined the Marines and after […]
Sept. 23, 1926 — Dec. 1, 2013 George Kusch of Placerville, born Sept. 23, 1926, died Dec. 1, 2013. A rosary will be held Saturday, Dec. 7, at 10:30 a.m., followed by a mass at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick Church in Placerville.
Oct. 5, 1911 — Nov. 30, 2013 Woodrow J. Ward Sr., known as “Woody” by family, friends and business associates, a longtime Christmas tree farmer who was active in the greater Placerville community, died Nov. 30, 2013, at 102. He was born in Westville, Ohio on Oct. 5, 1911. He was preceded in death by […]
March 17, 1920 — Nov. 4, 2013 A woman beloved by her family and friends, Yolanda Chadwick died Nov. 4, 2013, in Placerville, Calif., after a brief illness. She was 93. She was born to Hector and Louisa Maffai on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1920. She grew up on a chicken ranch in French Camp, […]
Oct. 11, 1980 — Nov. 23, 2013 Jeremy Lawrence Heist lost his battle against cancer on the morning of Nov. 23, 2013, at his home in Placerville. He was 33 years old. Born on Oct. 11, 1980, in Dallas, Texas, he moved to Camino, Calif., in 1987 and El Dorado County became his home for […]
1915-2013 Anne was born to Mary Gosetti and Leandro Tirapelle in August 1915, in the little lumber town of Hermansville, Upper Peninsula, Mich. She passed to her eternal rest on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at the age of 98, in Placerville, Calif. With her parents, sister and brother, she relocated in early 1916 to Sonora, […]
Nov. 28, 1919 — Nov. 15, 2013 Roy Morrow Jr. was born Nov. 28, 1919, to Roy Morrow Sr. and Gladys May Corwin in Lewiston, Idaho. He passed away peacefully on Nov. 15, 2013, from cancer at the age of 94. He was preceded in death three years ago by his beautiful wife, Lydia. They […]
Oct. 12, 1936 — Nov. 25, 2013 A graduate of El Dorado High School Class of 1954, George Schwartz passed Nov. 25, 2013, after a courageous battle with bone cancer. He is survived by his brother and sister as well as three daughters, four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and his girlfriend. George joined the Navy after […]
Nov. 3, 1916 — Nov. 18, 2013 Long time Placerville resident Dot Davis passed away at her home Monday evening, Nov. 18, 2013 at the age of 97. She was born Guidotta M. Griggs Nov. 3, 1916, to Mark and Bell Griggs in McCook Nebraska. She was the fourth of six children. Her mother called her […]
July 16, 1926 — Nov. 22, 2013 Mary Edith Stone passed away at UC Davis, Sacramento on Nov. 22, 2013. She was the loving mother of Ed and Ron Stone; devoted grandmother of five; great-grandmother of seven; and great-great-grandmother of one. A native of Lawton, Okla., aged 87 years, Mary moved to Placerville in 1960 […]
Jan. 10, 1934 — Nov. 20, 2013 Kenneth E. Williamson, a six-year resident of Elk Grove, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at the age of 79. He passed peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer. Mr. Williamson was born Jan. 10, 1934, in Placerville, Calif., to Katherine Johnson Williamson and George Williamson, Jr.; […]
July 1, 1916 — Nov. 15, 2013 Marvin S. Kissinger passed away Nov. 15, 2013, at the age of 97. He was born in Mohnton, Pa., and was the oldest of five children. A nine-year resident of Gold Country Retirement Center, he moved to Placerville after nearly 50 years in Pacific Grove and Watsonville, Calif. […]
Aug. 4, 1956 — Nov. 14, 2013 Tim passed away peacefully with his family around him following a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, Janice; daughter, Elizabeth; son, Jonathan; step-sons, Collin and Clayton Warden; granddaughter, Lainee Warden; parents, Harry and Judy DeWolf; stepmother, Lorine Petty; twin brother, Scott (Lynne); sisters, Vicki Elliott (Wayne), […]
March 23, 1949 — Nov. 13, 2013 Andy David Gardner (Governor), 64, was born March 23, 1949, in Placerville, Calif., and passed away Nov. 13, 2013, in Camino, Calif. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Gardner. He is survived by his mother, Nina Potter; twin brother, Randy and wife, Terrie Gardner; brother, Kit […]
Jan. 15, 1923 — Nov. 20, 2013 Evelyn Pearson was born Jan. 15, 1923, and passed away Nov. 20, 2013, in Folsom, Calif., at 90 years of age. She was preceded in death by beloved sisters, Lila June DeMarco and Alma Lois Saputo; son, Sean Dobrinen; and daughter, Kathleen Pearson. She is survived by nine […]
Feb. 21, 1926 — Nov. 12, 2013 Maxine passed peacefully after her heart failed on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at 87. This Illinois native and her husband brought their family to California in 1956. She was a dedicated and loyal friend, daughter, mom and grandma and her faith was an important part of her life. […]
May 19, 1966 — Nov. 14, 2013 Angela “Angie” Sherman of Placerville, born May 19, 1966 died Nov. 14, 2013. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 2 p.m., at the Gold Country Baptist Church, 3800 North Shingle Road. A reception will follow.