Lorretta Fuller

May 13, 1940 — April 22, 2015 Lorretta Fuller is survived by her husband, Jerry Fuller; three children, Jerry Fuller Jr., Tod Fuller and Jackie Asano; and six grandchildren. She lived in El Dorado County for 17 years. She served as a volunteer for the El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program, serving lunches at the […]

Herb “Gus” Grosz

April 16, 1934 — April 20, 2015 Born on April 16, 1934, Gus peacefully passed away on April 20, 2015. He lived most of his life in the Elk Grove, Calif., area. He graduated from Elk Grove High School in 1952 and married his high school sweetheart, Darlene Idzinga. After serving four years in the […]

James “Jim” A. Leedy


May 17, 1928 — April 21, 2015 James Almond Leedy, 86, passed away at home in Cameron Park, Calif., on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. He was born May 17, 1928, in Arnett, Okla., and spent his childhood there until moving to California. After graduating from Sweetwater High School in Chula Vista, Calif., he visited his […]

Harrold Dean “Jerry” Jermiah funeral notice

Oct. 16, 1933 — April 24, 2015 Harrold Dean “Jerry” Jermiah a 48-year resident of El Dorado County, born Oct. 16, 1933, died April 24, 2015. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 1, at 1 p.m., at Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home, 2855 Cold Springs Road in Placerville, Calif. Online condolences may be […]

Walter Van Pierce

April 30, 1955 – Aug. 29, 2014 Walter Van Pierce, 59, passed late evening of Aug. 28, 2014, in La Quinta, Calif., after a long illness. He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., and his occupation was that of laborer and carpenter. He was a direct lineal descendent of Captain Michael Pierce of Scituate, Mass., […]

Luella Ruth Roenfeldt

July 1, 1941 — April 20, 2015 Luella Roenfeldt lost her courageous fight with heart disease at the age of 73. She was born on July 1, 1941, in Prairie Grove, Ark., and moved to Placerville at the age of 3. She was a 32-year employee of El Dorado County in the Auditor’s office before […]

Rex L. Waldron

Feb. 24 1928 — March 3, 2015 Rex passed away peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by family. He was 87 years old and a longtime resident of Placerville. He was born in Madison, Wisc., Dane County, and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Coast Guard for his service in the Merchant Marines, on the steam […]

Wendy J. (Clark) Armstrong

Aug. 14, 1948 – April 9, 2015 Wendy J. (Clark) Armstrong, of Placerville, born Aug. 14, 1948 died April 9, 2015. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 25, at 10 a.m., at 2521 Cold Springs Road in Placerville.

Dennis William Peek

Dec. 20, 1955 — April 3, 2015 Dennis Peek, 59, of Camino, Calif., passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his wife and children. His passing concluded a two-year battle with cancer of the liver. Dennis was born in Goshen, Ind., the second of three children, to William and Lorraine Peek. Shortly thereafter, the family […]

John P. Simpson funeral notice

October 1948 — February 2015 John P. Simpson, of Placerville, Calif., born October 1948, died February 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 2, at 1 p.m., at Westwood Hills Memorial Park in Placerville. A celebration of life will follow at Gold Ridge Forest POA Lodge, 4101 Opal Trail in Pollock Pines, Calif.

Robert Joseph Gatlin Jr. funeral notice

Dec. 11, 1955 — March 28, 2015 Robert Joseph Gatlin Jr., born Dec. 11, 1955, died March 28, 2015. A celebration of life with veteran’s honors will be held Friday, May 1, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church, 3500 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville.

Alden “Al” Stoddard funeral notice

Dec. 31, 1934 — April 7, 2015 Alden “Al” Stoddard, of Swansboro, Calif., born Dec. 31, 1934, died April 7, 2015. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 18, at 1 p.m., at The Warehouse Ministries, 9933 Business Park Drive in Sacramento, Calif.

Vickey Christine Moreno

Dec. 25, 1942 — April 13, 2015 The skies of Lotus/Coloma shine brighter in remembrance of Vickey Christine Moreno. She passed away April 13, 2015, in the comforts of home and family. Born on Dec. 25, 1942, in Long Beach, Calif., she was a resident of El Dorado County since 1972. She continued the legacy […]

Allen H. Tuttle

Nov. 10, 1929 — April 3, 2015 “To serve my country and my fellowman to the best of my ability” was the personal mission statement of Allen H. Tuttle. A Brigadier General in the U.S. Army National Guard, he served both his country and his fellowman everyday of his life until his passing on April […]

Steven Allen Chasen

Feb. 25, 1953 — April 1, 2015 Steven Allen Chasen passed away peacefully in Placerville, Calif., April 1, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Stanley Chasen; and brother, Tom Chasen. He is survived by his mother, Barbara Ann Collier; his sister, Robyn Sax; his daughters, Karrie Fieri, Stephenie Tilman and Colleen Grossman; […]

Joseph John Klein

June 10, 1927 — April 2, 2015 Joseph John Klein, aged 87, from Bath, Pa., passed away on April 2, 2015, in Roseville, Calif., surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; sons, Joe and John Matt; daughters, Kim and Kellie; and five grandchildren. Joseph was a U.S. Marine and a […]

Robert Irvin Connolly

Jan. 27, 1933 — April 6, 2015 Robert I. Connolly, Capt. USN (retired) of Pollock Pines, Calif., passed away peacefully on April 6, 2015. He was born in Springfield, Mass., and was the loving husband of the late Patricia Connolly. He was the son of the late Raymond C. Connolly and Dorothy Welch Connolly. Robert […]

Diana Lynn Tryon

Nov. 18, 1945 — April 7, 2015 Diana Lynn Tryon, a fourth-generation Placerville native, passed away at home, April 7, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Michael; sister, Jodi (Dennis) Doherty; nephew, Sean (Sarah) Morey; and great-niece, Sophie Grace Morey. She also leaves behind stepchildren, Kim Sterling and Toby (Mia) Tryon,; stepgrandsons, Jonathon (Cat) […]

Gary S. Carter

July 28, 1954 — April 4, 2015 Gary passed away April 4, 2015, in Reno, Nev. He is survived by his wife, Claire; sons, B.J. and Steve; mother, Ann (Carter) Schinke; sister, Carol; brother, Bradley; niece, Brandi and her daughter, Stella; mother-in-law, Victoria; and stepchildren, Tony and Cheryl (Brian). Gary was deeply loved by all […]

Viola May Chapdelaine

Dec. 14, 1925 — April 2, 2015 On April 2, 2015, Viola passed away peacefully at the age of 89. She was born Dec. 14, 1925, in Grizzly Flat, Calif. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Elmer; daughter, Karen; and brother, Robert. She is survived by her son, David (wife Bonnie); daughter, […]

Edna Boyer

Aug. 15, 1938 — March 27, 2015 Edna Boyer was born on Aug. 15, 1938, in Naches, Wash., to parents Theodore and Adeline Oviatt. She was a resident of Omo Ranch, Calif., for 65 years. She moved to Carmichael in 2004 and resided with her sister, Rhuemma, until she passed away on March 27, 2015. […]

Kathryn (Guido) Stott

Nov. 11, 1942 — March 27, 2015 Kathy passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015, after being in Marshall ICU for 26 days. Kathy “Sissy” and her twin Calvin “Sonny” were born and raised in Livermore, Calif., where she met and married her husband of 54 years, Don. Don and Kathy lived in Sacramento, where […]

Douglas Leonard Roberts

Jan. 4, 1923 — April 3, 2015 Douglas Leonard Roberts was born Jan. 4, 1923, in Longmont, Colo., to Clyde Leonard Roberts and Hazel Billings Roberts. He passed away April 3, 2015, in Placerville, Calif., at the age of 92. Doug grew up in Longmont and in 1937 moved to Southern California with his family. […]

Margaret Ann Carpenter Weber

May 3, 1938 — March 31, 2015 Margaret Ann Carpenter Weber, age 76, passed away on March 31, 2015, from breast cancer. She was born on May 3, 1938, in Placerville, Calif., and spent her childhood years in Rescue, Calif. Marge was preceded in death by her husband, William Weber; her brother, Bill Carpenter; and […]

Michel Guy Prod’hon

April 3, 1955 — April 5, 2015 Michel Guy Prod’hon died unexpectedly on April 5, 2015, in Fair Play, Calif., of a heart attack. A native of Chaumont, France, he was born April 3, 1955, and moved to Placerville, Calif., in 1995, fulfilling his dream of becoming a winemaker and running Mount Aukum Winery. Mr. […]

William “Bill” B. Dodd

March 13, 1941 — March 20, 2015 William “Bill” B. Dodd passed away peacefully on March 20, 2015, at Marshall Hospital. He was a man of many talents, including golf, target shooting, table tennis, archery, guitar playing and singing. With a ready smile, he was happiest when he was playing golf or surrounded by family […]

Louis Roberts

April 7, 1924 — March 21, 2015 Louis Roberts, of Placerville, Calif., born April 7, 1924, died March 21, 2015. Services will be held at a later date.

Margaret “Peggy” Ann Stripe

March 28, 1931 — March 29, 2015 Margaret “Peggy” Ann Stripe passed away peacefully Sunday, March 29, 2015, the morning after reaching her 84th birthday at the Gold Country Retirement Center in Placerville, Calif. She was born March 28, 1931, in Denver, Colo., to Lester E. and Mary Isabel (White) Carlson. She grew up and […]

Joan Wilkerson Cook

March 17, 1946 — March 18, 2015 Joan Wilkerson Cook passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 69, at her home in Placerville, Calif., on March 18, 2015. She was born on March 17, 1946, in Hamilton, Texas, to Danforth and Creola Maurine Wilkerson. She played the piano for the First Presbyterian […]

John Farel Cunningham

Sept. 23, 1945 — March 27, 2015 John passed away March 27, 2015. He was born Sept. 23, 1945. He was a longtime resident in Foster City, before retiring in El Dorado Hills, Calif. He was a landscape general contractor for more than 40 years. His hobbies were hunting and fishing. He was also an […]

Angela Patricia McGregor

Nov. 8, 1918 — March 11, 2015 Angela “Pat” McGregor was born Nov. 8, 1918, to Thomas and Marie (Grasso) Murphy in Berkeley, Calif., and passed from this life on March 11, 2015, in Manteca, Calif. Pat graduated from Berkeley High School and entered the work force as a clerk for the Southern Pacific Railroad, […]

James Allen Boss Sr.

March 1, 1939 — March 3, 2015 James was born in Geneva, Wisc., to Fred and Lucile Boss, the second youngest of his eight brothers and two sisters. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1956 at the age of 17 and served until his Honorable Discharge in 1962 in California. He was a proud member […]

Patricia Kay “Katie” Ludwig

1954 — 2015 Patricia Kay “Katie” Ludwig, a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed peacefully in her sleep on March 10, 2015. May she sleep with the angels. Katie is survived by a loving husband and best friend, Robert Ludwig; son, Daniel Ramirez; daughter, Angila Ramirez; brothers, Roger and Jim Harrington; and sisters, Nancy […]

Patricia Rose Maguire

March 28, 1940 — March 17, 2015 Patricia Rose Maguire passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at 11:30 a.m., with her husband and three children by her side. She passed away shortly before her 75th birthday. Her family was everything to her and she continued to give her all by fostering more than 100 […]

Barbara Louise Thomsen

July 29, 1925 — Jan. 17, 2015 Barbara Louise Thomsen went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at 4:46 a.m. She was surrounded by her children and her grandchildren. She was born Barbara Louise Walther in San Francisco, Calif., and was preceded in death by the love of her life, Victor […]

Bernice Farris

July 11, 1920 — March 15, 2015 Bernice Farris passed away on March 15, 2015, at the age of 94. She was born in Auburn on July 11, 1920, becoming the third generation in her family to be born and raised in the Motherlode region. She was the fourth daughter to Joseph and Minnie Castillo […]

John J. Teresi

Aug. 18, 1930 — March 23, 2015 John was born in Cleveland and as a young boy his family migrated to Lodi, Calif., where he lived until returning from his service in the U.S. Army. John took a job transfer to Placerville, Calif., where he met and married the love of his life, Leona Abel. […]

Barbara Maddox

Sept. 17, 1927 — March 21, 2015 Barbara Jean Maddox, 87, formerly of Placerville, Calif., died Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Upland, Calif. Born Sept. 17, 1927, in San Diego, Calif., to Donald and Francis Jones, she was a retired Respiratory Therapist and Placerville area resident. An avid weaver, she was also a volunteer with […]

Carolyn Ruth (Ulmer) Gorman

March 9, 1948 — March 20, 2015. Carolyn Ruth (Ulmer) Gorman, born on March 9, 1948, in Valley Forge, PA, succumbed to cancer at her home in Lincoln, CA on March 20, 2015. Carolyn, also known as “Pinki” or “CR,” was educated at the Quaker school, Friends’ Central and upon graduation entered Cedar Crest College. […]

Margaret Ellen Hall

April 24, 1930 — March 23, 2015 Margaret Hall was born on April 24, 1930, in Winnemucca, Nev., and passed away on March 23, 2015, in Placerville, Calif. A long-time resident of Placerville, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roderick Hall, in 2005. She is survived by her loving and devoted daughters, Laura […]

James Hudson Lenhart

Jan. 29, 1932 — Jan. 23, 2015 James “Jim” Hudson Lenhart, 82, longtime resident of El Dorado County, died on Jan. 23, 2015. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, Pat Resch Lenhart. He is survived by his children, Michael, Richard and Kathleen; his eight grandchildren; and great-grandson. Services will […]

Thomas Neblung

April 6, 1931 — Feb. 17, 2015 Tom was born in La Porte, Ind. He went to school at BIOLA University and Cal State Los Angeles. He loved his family, music, history and old cars. He will be missed by his wife, Jo Ann; sons, Tim and James; daughter, Jennifer; brother- and sister-in-law, Bill and […]

Leonard Nystrom

Oct. 3, 1932 — Feb. 26, 2015 Leonard Nystrom, 82 was born Oct. 3, 1932, in Minneapolis, Minn. He went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 26, 2015. He was a longtime resident of Pollock Pines, Calif. He passed away from cancer at his home in Placerville, Calif. Leonard was a veteran of […]

Mary “Jane” Herrmann

Feb. 7, 1937 — March 15, 2015 Mary “Jane” Herrmann was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Feb. 7, 1937. She passed peacefully with many family members present on March 15, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, “Jack;” mother, Iris Quiring; and stepfather, Merle King. Jane and Jack met when she was 13 […]