Oct. 24, 1938 — Aug. 10, 2012 George David Braun passed away peacefully on Aug. 10, 2012. He was born and raised in Kentucky with his two deceased brothers, Louis Allen and Martin Lee Braun. When David was a young man, he traded in his farm boy life to travel the world and serve his […]
March 4, 1921 — Aug. 7, 2012 Betty has joined her beloved husband Bud and grandson Darrin. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, to James and Edna Seymour. The family moved to California when Betty was two years old, later moving to Placerville at the age of 11. During the World War II years […]
April 24, 1972 — July 23, 2012 Colleen Louise Clarke passed away July 23, 2012, at her home in the Mission District of San Francisco, where she lived for the past 20 years. She was born in San Jose, Calif., on April 14, 1972. Our beloved Colleen is survived by her parents, William and Sonja […]
May 21, 1921 — Aug. 7, 2012 Howard O. Lindner went to be with the Lord and “his girl” Irene on Aug. 7, 2012. He was born in Wilmar, Minn., to Henry and Olga Lindner, the oldest of nine children. He joined the Navy when World War II started. He was a landing craft pilot taking […]
March 4, 1928 — Aug. 8, 2012 Agnes McGuiggan Tinsley, 84, died Aug. 8, 2012, with her family by her side in Placerville, Calif. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m., at the Church of Christ, 4120 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville, Calif. Agnes was born on March 4, 1928, in Belfast, […]
Feb. 6, 1927 — May 5, 2012 Longtime resident Cecil Harris passed away on May 5, 2012, surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Genna Harris; sons, Bruce Harris and Craig Harris; daughter, Paula Cavanaugh; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. A memorial celebration is planned for Father’s Day 2013.
Oct. 3, 1926 — July 29, 2012 Allan William Silva, 85, passed away July 29, 2012, at Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City, Ore. Born Oct. 3, 1926, in Jackson, Calif., he was the son of Ralph and Oralea (Hamrick) Silva. He spent his childhood years in Vacaville, Calif., and moved with his family […]
March 4, 1928 – Aug. 8, 2012 Agnes M. Tinsley, of Placerville, Calif., born March 4, 1928, died Aug. 8, 2012. Services will be announced and held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the Pines.
June 23, 1925 — July 31, 2012 Gena Mae Harry, 87, of Cameron Park, Calif., passed away July 31, 2012, at home surrounded by family. She will always be remembered as a kind, gentle friend to many who she touched throughout her life. She was born June 23, 1925, in Ewing, Neb., the daughter of […]
May 26, 1936 — Aug. 7, 2012 James Edward Schultz passed away in Placerville on Aug. 7, 2012, after a brief but difficult battle with cancer. His first wife Rochelle succumbed to cancer in 1997. He leaves his wife of 14 years, Carol Schultz of Placerville; his children, Lesley Schultz of Oakland and Jay (Yin) […]
May 22, 1943 — July 29, 2012 Gary Lee Sharp was called home to be with his Lord on Sunday, July 29, 2012. He was born on May 22, 1943, in Placerville, and spent all of his life in the area. As a Native American lndian his heart was in his culture. Family and friends will […]
Dec. 31, 1922 — Aug. 7, 2012 Mary Martha (Wall) Upshaw, age 89, passed away Aug. 7, 2012, in Orland, Calif. Memorial services will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, at 10:30 a.m., at F D Sweet & Son, 825 A Street in Orland, Calif. Mary was born to Frank and Hilma Wall of Sacramento, Calif., on […]
June 19, 1982 — Aug. 3, 2012 Thomas Robert Boberg was born on June 19, 1982 in South Lake Tahoe and moved to Cameron Park with his family 18 years ago. He was taken to be with the Lord on Aug. 3, 2012. Thomas tragically departed from this life leaving wife Kristen Boberg, his high […]
Dec. 3, 1918 — Aug. 4, 2012 Mabel E. Hoover joined her husband and sons as she passed away Aug. 4, 2012. She was born on the family ranch at Michigan Bar, Calif., 93 years ago. She lived in El Dorado County for 90 years. She volunteered at the Placerville Pines and at Gold Country […]
Dec. 3, 1942 — July 1, 2012 Please join us for a celebration of life for Mary E. Twigge, who passed away on July 1, 2012. Bring memories, pictures and stories to share with all who attend. The celebration will be held Aug, 25, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Community Room at the […]
July 6, 1925 – Aug. 3, 2012 Robert (Bob) Adolph Bado, a beloved husband, Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, brother and friend passed away peacefully at home with his family, after a 30-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 87. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Doris; his daughter, Cherryl Stillwell; sons, […]
Jan. 11, 1935 — Aug. 3, 2012 Sylvia Ellen Stiavelli, nee Ashmore, died peacefully Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, from complications from numerous strokes. Sylvia, a long time resident of Shingle Springs, is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard; daughter, Tiffani; son-in-law, Timothy; and beloved grandson, Jacob. Condolences may be sent to the Stiavelli […]
June 30, 1944 — July 15, 2012 Leanne Joan Liljedahl was born June 30, 1944, and passed away peacefully on July 15, 2012. She was a fun loving mother and great friend. Leanne was preceded in death by mother, Mary June Liljedahl; mother-in-law, June Butterfield; and grandchildren, William Robert and Lilli Noelle. She is survived by […]
Oct. 2, 1950 – July 25, 2012 Clifford H. Kion, of Garden Valley, born Oct. 2, 1950, died July 25, 2012. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Feb. 26, 1925 — July 28, 2012 Betty Perkins passed away quietly in her sleep July 28, 2012. She was 87 years old, living in Pasadena, Calif. She was married to Maurice (Perk) Perkins on Dec. 11, 1943. She and Perk lived in Southern California after their marriage, then spent 20 years in Diamonds Springs […]
March 15, 1941 — July 18, 2012 Stanley Steele, born on March 15, 1941, passed away on July 18, 2012. Stan was born on the family farm near Edgeley, N.D., and raised there with his siblings: his brothers Ben and Gail, who preceded him in death, Francis and Jim, and his sisters Evelyn, Betty, Margaret, and […]
Jan. 6, 1939 — July 14, 2012 Dr. Paul Washburn passed away peacefully on July 14, 2012, in his home. He was born in Redding, Calif., on Jan. 6, 1939, and moved to Placerville to start his optometry practice. He served as a “Bird Col.” in the Army for 35 years. He was very proud […]
Aug. 9, 1921 – July 24, 2012 Our wonderful, loving mother and grandmother went to be with the Lord on July 24, 2012. Anneliese was born in Germany on Aug. 9, 1921. She moved to the USA in 1948 after meeting her husband Oskar R. Berg during World War II. They were married 61 years. […]
Bill Bennett passed away on July 21 at the age of 87. He was preceded in death by wife Mary April 18 of this year, sister Mary McGinnis in 2010, and son Casey in 2005. Mr. Bennett was born in Sacramento to Edward and May Bennett, attending school through 11th grade at McClatchy High, then graduating […]
Sept. 8, 1922 — July 3, 2012 Gwendolyn Marie Block Veerkamp, 89, departed this life on July 3, 2012. Gwendolyn was born Sept. 8, 1922, in Woodbine, Kansas, to Horace and Grace Block. She, her mother and sister moved to California in 1936. In 1938 she met Quincy Glenn Veerkamp and they were married in Minden, […]
June 12, 1946 – July 24, 2012 Merle Ellen (Hamp) Smith, born and raised in Placerville, a current resident of Fairfield, passed away on July 24, 2012 peacefully at her home. She was 66. She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Michelle; and by her loving husband Paul. Merle was a sweet and […]
Nov. 29, 1917 — July 18, 2012 Thomas Callan Smith, a native son, was born on the 29th of November in 1917, close to a dozen years after the Wright brother’s first flight, making it natural that the imagination of young boys growing up in Placerville would soar to the sky. Tom plowed his earnings from […]
Sept. 10, 1927 – July 19, 2012 Born Sept. 10, 1927 in San Fernando Valley to Herbert Sr. and Francis Fullerton. He passed away in his sleep on July 19, 2012. He met the love of his life when he drove up to Simi High School in his roadster to pick up friends and there […]
Oct. 25, 1959 — June 30, 2012 Gerald Richard “Pardner” Liddicoat II passed away June 30, 2012. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Kelsey Cemetery. Pastor Jon Kehren of Hope Lutheran Church officiated.
Oct. 3, 1925 — July 24, 2012 Kenneth Eugene (Geno) Crumley was born Oct. 3, 1925, and passed away July 24, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Nikki; sons, Mark and Anita Crumley and Tim and Karen Crumley; grandchildren, Adam, Zac, Becky and Jake Crumley; stepchildren, Emilee and Marc Del Valle, Brittani […]
July 2, 1961 — July 19, 2012 Karen Jean Anderson, 51, passed into the arms of the Lord peacefully at home on July 19th, 2012, surrounded by her family after a three plus year journey with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). She was born on July 2, 1961 to Kathy and Bill Tuttle in Antioch, CA. Jean […]
March 2, 1944 – April 22, 2012 George Richard Crew, 68, of Auburn, California died peacefully while on vacation and amongst friends at Camp Richardson in South Lake Tahoe on Sunday. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 47 years, Diane Crew; his daughter Denise Crew von Held and son-in-law Uli […]
Feb. 4, 1919 — July 14, 2012 Larry passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on July 14, 2012, in Cameron Park, Calif. As a beloved husband and father he leaves behind his wife of 71 years, Ann C. Whitehead. He is also survived by his daughter, Sandie Jones; his son, Robert Whitehead; his […]
Aug. 10, 1926 — July 22, 2012 Rodney Dean Key was born in Burwell, Neb., on Aug. 10, 1926. He passed away at the age of 85 on July 22, 2012, at Marshall Hospital. Rodney grew up in Nebraska, where he was a farmer and then joined the U.S. Army. He moved to the Bay […]
Nov. 3, 1938 — July 21, 2012 Ronald Edward Cunha, born Nov. 3, 1938, passed from this world on July 21, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Half Moon Bay, where he resided until 1998 when he moved to the Pollock Pines area. Ron graduated from Half Moon Bay High […]
May 1911 — July 17, 2012 Robert M. “Bob” Miller, born in May 1911 in New Jersey, passed away peacefully in the American River Care Facility in Folsom on July 17, 2012, at the age 101 years. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jackie; one daughter and six sons; 15 grandchildren; and 27 […]
July 21, 1937 — July 16, 2012 Marilyn J. Hunt, of Cameron Park, passed away Monday, July 16, 2012, at the age of 74, after a long battle with COPD. Born in Placerville, Calif., July 21, 1937, to John “Jack” and Dorothy Pilatti, she graduated from El Dorado High School in 1955 and married Odis […]
July 8, 1993 – July 9, 2012 Bobby Layton, formerly of Placerville, born July 8, 1993, died July 9, 2012. A funeral service will be held Saturday, July 21, at 2 p.m. (visitation at 1 p.m.), at Chapel of the Pines in Placerville, Calif.
March 29, 1929 — July 10, 2012 Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll enjoy it a second time. John J. Klos, 83 and a longtime resident of Rescue, passed away peacefully at home on July 10, 2012, surrounded by his wife Ruth and family. He was born […]
1942 – July 7, 2012 Carole Slaback, of Placerville, born 1942, died July 7, 2012. Private services are pending.
Oct. 12, 1929 — July 14, 2012 Clifford K. Jackson, 82, went home peacefully on July 14, 2012. He was born in Oakland, Calif., on Oct. 12, 1929. Cliff moved to El Dorado County in 1959, to work for Larry Cameron building the first houses in Cameron Park. He owned and operated the Shingle Springs Country […]
April 15, 1939 — July 11, 2012 Richard Earle Reimel passed away on July 11, 2012, in Yuma, Ariz. He was married to Cathy (Calderone) for 51 years. They have one daughter, Michelle (Jody Hicks, Sr.) and two grandsons, Jody II and Jaime. Richard spent four years in the U.S. Navy after graduating from Sacramento High […]
Oct. 20, 1913 — July 10, 2012 Catherine peacefully passed on but not before touching everyone with whom she came in contact. She got too tired to reach her 99th birthday. She had been a widow for 25 years and had been active at St. Patrick’s Women’s Auxiliary. She is survived by her sister, Elizabeth; […]
1957 – July 7, 2012 Douglas (Dolphin) Johnson, of Diamond Springs, born 1957, died July 7, 2012. Private services are pending.
Nov. 9, 1946 — July 3, 2012 Judy Lorraine Hamner passed away peacefully among family on Tuesday, July 3, 2012. She was born in Healdsburg, Calif., on Nov. 9, 1946. She made Pleasant Valley her home, raising five children and becoming a much loved member of the community. Judy had a deep and abiding faith […]