Jan. 29, 1952 — Oct. 17, 2012 Donald Clifford Payne passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 17, 2012, of heart complications. He was 60 years of age. Don was born to Howard and Violet Payne on Jan. 29, 1952, at Johns Hopkins Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Md. He spent his early childhood in Batavia, N.Y. In 1964 […]
April 8, 1935 – Oct. 19, 2012 Gayle Lenore Zeman, of Garden Valley, Calif., born April 8, 1935, died Oct. 19, 2012. A Memorial service will be held Thursday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m., at Mother Lode Church in Coloma, Calif. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the Pines in Placerville.
Jan. 9, 1923 — Sept. 20, 2012 Bob passed away peacefully after a long and storied life. Born on the Big Island of Hawaii almost 90 years ago, he is survived by his wife of 62 years, Maybelle; son, James; daughters, Kay Tate and Lynne Johnson (Marty); brother, Kenneth; and five grandchildren, Amber, Luke, Nikki, […]
Oct. 21, 1974 — Oct. 7, 2012 Billy was born Oct. 21, 1974, and passed away Oct. 7, 2012, at Marshall Hospital with his family by his side. He was only 37 years old. He lost his battle with a year-long illness. He loved his fiancée Melissa, his daughter Deziree, son Jeremiah, his family and […]
July 1, 1948 – Sept. 29, 2012 Gary Trimble, of Placerville, born July 1, 1948, died Sept. 29, 2012. A memorial will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road in Shingle Springs, Calif.
Dec. 26, 1934 — Oct. 10, 2012 Donald “Don” Wilson Robinson Jr. passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Carmel, Calif. He lived in Carmel with his family for 48 years. He was born on Dec. 26, 1934, in Sacramento, Calif., and was raised in Placerville, Calif. He attended Placerville Elementary, El Dorado Union High […]
May 14, 1957 — Oct. 4, 2012 After a long and courageous battle with ALS, Stacey Alan Howe died at his home in Pollock Pines on Oct. 4, 2012. He was born in Placerville and spent most of his life in this area. He worked in construction and in 2002 established his own company, HBH […]
Sept. 1, 1931 — Oct. 2, 2012 Tom Nance, 81, of Placerville, Calif., was born Sept. 1, 1931, in Omaha, Neb., and passed away Oct. 2, 2012, in Placerville. He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol; father, Tom; and brother-in-law, Marvin Morris. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Joan; step-son, […]
Oct. 22, 1943 — Oct. 8, 2012 Leland Edward Bonbright was called to be with his Lord on Oct. 8, 2012. He was born Oct. 22, 1943, in San Francisco, Calif., and raised there. He was a 29-year Air Force veteran. Important things in his life were God, family (including cats) and the Air Force. […]
Aug. 15, 1946 – Sept. 29, 2012 John F. Fama, of Garden Valley, born Aug. 15, 1946, died Sept. 29, 2012. A rosary will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 10 a.m., and mass will follow at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick Church in Placerville, Calif.
May 11, 1969 — Oct. 6, 2012 Jeffrey Allen Berry, 43, formerly of Placerville, passed away in Medford, Ore., on Oct. 6, 2012. He is survived by his father, David W. Berry of Corning, Calif.; his mother, Margaret Lerian of Fair Oaks, Calif.; and two young sons, Jeffrey Allen Berry, Jr. and Bradean Matthew Berry […]
Oct. 23, 1955 — Oct. 8, 2012 Ricky August Harr, beloved husband and father, departed from this world on Oct. 8, 2012, after a brave and resolute fight against Leukemia. Born in Sacramento on Oct. 23, 1955, to Otto and Joyce Harr, he is survived by his wife, Barbara; sister, Gaylene Tompkins; sons, Andrew and […]
July 20, 1937 — Sept. 29, 2012 George W. Lytton, age 75, of El Dorado Hills, Calif., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in Granite Bay, Calif., due to Vascular Dementia. He was born on July 20, 1937, in Elizabethtown, N.C., to his parents, G. Dewey Lytton and Lora Edwards. George married Beth Knief in […]
Nov. 13, 1923 — Oct. 9, 2012 Barbara Jane Bennette Long passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. She was 89 years old. A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 235 South Church Street in Grass Valley, Calif. A reception with food will follow. […]
March 2, 1919 — Oct. 5, 2012 Larry Schirle entered into eternal life on Oct. 5, 2012. A native of San Jose, he was born on March 2, 1919, to John and Mary Schirle, the third of eight children. He graduated from Bellarmine in 1938, was a decorated veteran of World War II and served […]
July 31, 1957 – Sept. 28, 2012 Mark Robinson, of Placerville, born July 31, 1957, died Sept. 28, 2012. Services will be held Friday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church in Placerville, Calif.
July 31, 1957 — Sept. 28, 2012 Mark Robinson, a native of Placerville, Calif., was called to Heaven on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. A tragic accident occurred as he was exploring some newfound waterfalls off of Mormon Immigrant Trail near Pollock Pines, Calif. He had a true love for the outdoors and spent most of […]
May 25, 1933 — Oct. 4, 2012 John L. Baker, 79, was born in Vallejo, Calif., on May 25, 1933, to Milton P. Baker and Mae M. Baker. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 42 years, Mary Lou Baker. He is survived by his three children, Cathy Reyes of Roseville, Calif., […]
Jan. 11, 1990 — Oct. 7, 2012 Cory Giles McGee, 22, died tragically on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012. Born and raised in Placerville, he had just fulfilled his dream of becoming a firefighter. He found joy in spending time with friends and family and and doing CrossFit workouts. His greatest love was spending time with […]
March 17, 1947 — Sept. 20, 2012 Patti Thomas was born in Oakland, Calif., on March 17, 1947, and passed away suddenly in Concord, Calif., on Sept. 20, 2012. She was born and raised in the Bay Area and graduated from San Lorenzo High School in 1965. She lived most of her adult life in […]
Jan. 19, 1928 — Oct. 8, 2012 Ernest “Ernie” Nicolls passed away in Placerville on Oct. 8, 2012. He was born in Wessington Springs, S.D., on Jan. 19, 1928. The family moved to El Dorado, Calif., in 1939, then to Diamond Springs. He graduated from Ringold grammar school and El Dorado High. He served in […]
Dec. 19, 1929 — Oct. 1, 2012 Our beloved mother, Ann Souza, entered into rest Oct. 1, 2012. She was 82 years and 10 months old. She leaves behind her loving daughters, Barbara Jean Howerton and her husband Gil Howerton, Merry Ellen Moore and Terry Lee Van Deman; and numerous friends and family. She also leaves […]
Aug. 18, 1943 — Sept. 29, 2012 Joanne Marie Christman of Placerville, Calif., passed on to a new life on Sept. 29, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Terri and husband, Bruce Hageny; daughter, Melissa and husband, Eric Fleming; son, Jeffrey Perkett and wife, Sandy; 10 grandchildren, Josh, Madison, Nick, Morgan, Samantha, Logan, Ashley, […]
July 1, 1948 — Sept. 29, 2012 After a courageous nine-month battle with lung cancer, Gary died at Marshall Hospital in Placerville, Calif., on Sept. 29, 2012. Born in Sacramento, Calif., on July 1, 1948, Gary was the son of Norman Trimble and Elna Trimble. He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, […]
June 22, 1926 — Oct. 4, 2012 Mildred Mlekush, of El Dorado, born June 22, 1926, died Oct. 4, 2012. Services will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m., at Eden Memorial Park, 11500 Sepulveda Blvd., in Mission Hills, Calif.
March 1, 1966 — Oct. 2, 2012 Gregg Patrick Swars of Cameron Park, Calif., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, with his family by his side, at the age of 46. He was born in Sacramento and graduated from Oak Ridge High School, UCLA and Lincoln Law School of Sacramento. He practiced law, primarily […]
Nov. 29, 1964 — Sept. 29, 2012 Craig William Pittman was born Nov. 29, 1964. He went peacefully to our Lord on Sept. 29, 2012, at the age of 47. Our family moved to El Dorado County 30 years ago. Craig attended El Dorado High School in Placerville, Calif. He also completed Criminal Justice Program. […]
June 26, 1917 — Sept. 27, 2012 Mary Kathryn “Katy” Barry of Placerville, Calif., passed away on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. There will be a time of visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12. The funeral will be held at 2 […]
Aug. 18, 1926 — Sept. 27, 2012 A long time Pollock Pines resident, John Joseph Nash was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 18, 1926, to John and Charlotte Nash. On Sept. 27, 2012, he left us when the Lord called him home. John served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and […]
May 7, 1945 — July 26, 2012 Leslie Anne West passed away in Superior, Ariz., on July 26, 2012, following a lengthy illness. She was 67. To Leslie, the world was a stage in which she played many parts: artist (paintings, sculpture and jewelry), mother, gardener, actress and entrepreneur. She was born Leslie Anne Borden […]
May 11, 1925 — Sept. 26, 2012 Clifford A. Sylvester was born May 11, 1925,and passed away peacefully, shortly after having a stroke on Sept. 26, 2012. He was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He worked as a machinist at Hewlett-Packard for 18 years and retired at […]
Sept. 26, 1935 — Sept. 15, 2012) If ever there was a rags to riches story of a man who prevailed over his circumstances, it was the life of Bruce Ashwill. Born in Lyndon, Kansas, to Jim and Lois Ashwill, Bruce spent most of his life in California, the state that he loved. As a […]
Dec. 25, 1931 — Sept. 24, 2012 Art Stokes, born Dec. 25, 1931, in Streeter, N.D., passed away on Sept. 24, 2012, in Placerville. He is survived by his wife, Gwen Stokes; his children, Patty Stokes, Steve Stokes and Bethany Stokes Hendricks; and four grandchildren. A graduate of Jamestown College in North Dakota, Art taught K-12 […]
Oct. 5, 1946 — Sept. 23, 2012 Robert “Bob” G. Hammett, 65, died Sept. 23, 2012, with his family by his side on the Hammett Ranch in Oroville, Calif. A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, at Trinity Presbyterian Church at 2350 Foothill Blvd. in […]
Dec. 4, 1958 — Sept. 13, 2012 John was born Dec. 4, 1958, in Oconto, Wis., and died Sept. 13, 2012, at Lake Tahoe, Nev., of MS complications, surrounded by family. John joined the U.S. Army Nov. 27, 1978. Much of his Army time was spent in Germany and after a three-year stint he joined […]
Oct. 2, 1955 — Sept. 21, 2012 Susan L. Wolfe, 56, of Columbia City, Ind., passed away peacefully at her home at 5:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. She had been battling cancer. She was born Oct. 2, 1955, in Luckey Hospital, Wolf Lake, Ind., a daughter of the late Emmett G. and Huldah F. […]
Nov. 29, 1918 – Sept. 21, 2012 William E. Spencer, of Placerville, Calif., a World War II Army Air Corp Pilot, born Nov. 29, 1918, died Sept. 21, 2012. Online condolences may be posted at chapelofthepinesfunerals.com.
Jan. 19, 1918 — Sept. 22, 2012 Edith Cunningham Williamson died peacefully on Sept. 22, 2012, at the age of 94. She worked for many years in Los Angeles as a teacher of special needs children. She was married to Richard L. Williamson for nearly 65 years, who preceded her in death five years ago […]
May 23, 1921 — Sept. 5, 2012 Irene passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 5, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. She was an active and longtime member of Cameron Park Newcomers. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Mike Moreno. She is survived by her cherished family: children, Jim Moreno and Laurie […]
March 19, 1928 — Aug. 6, 2012 Marie D. Rogers, a 37 year resident of Placerville, passed away in Davis on Aug. 6, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Charles; sons, Craig of Sacramento and Brian of Davis; Brians’s wife, Sandra; grandchildren, Lorena and Brandon; and nieces and nephews in Maryland, Florida […]
April 20, 1928 — Sept. 7, 2012 Genevieve (Gerrie) Canavero, 84, of El Dorado Hills, Calif. — most recently of Oldtown, Idaho — has been reunited with her husband, Edward F. Canavero Sr. and is now at peace. Gerrie passed away peacefully with her son and daughter-in-law by her side in Oldtown, Idaho. She was […]
July 24, 1929 – Sept. 8, 2012 George D. Welton, formerly of Placerville, born July 24, 1929, died Sept. 8, 2012. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Cedar Ravine in Placerville.
March 10, 1930 — Sept. 13, 2012 Ralph G. Short, formerly of Placerville, born March 10, 1930, died Sept. 13, 2012. Services have been held.
June 11, 1922 — Sept. 10, 2012 Betty was one of 12 children born to Frank L. Sarazin (former Minnesota State Senator) and Laura V. (Cramer) Sarazin (homemaker) in Wabasha, Minn. Only one sister survives her — Leona Cantrell of Mesa, Ariz. After a whirlwind courtship of two weeks, Betty married Grant (Mac) McMicken on […]
May 29, 1934 — Sept. 16, 2012 Walter “Jake” L. Ehrlich was born May 29, 1934, and died Sept. 16, 2012, of a long term illness, with his family around him. Jake, as he was known, was born in Russell, Kans., to Wava and Arthur Ehrlich. He was one of five children. He graduated from […]