March 15, 1928 — Jan. 16, 2012. Vernon L. Shuck, born March 15, 1928, in Emporia, Kans., entered into peaceful rest with his Lord on Jan. 16, 2012. He passed from this life in the home he built, surrounded by his loving family. Vern was a resident of Pollock Pines for 14 years, where he […]
April 11, 1947 – Jan. 17, 2012 Mary Elizabeth Eastman passed away in the early morning of Jan. 17, 2012, after a courageous battle against pancreatic and liver cancers. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, aunt, cousin and friend. She was preceded in death by her father, Fred Hanschmidt; and sister, Janice Lopina. […]
Jan. 7, 1971 — Jan. 11, 2012 Kimm spent most of her life in Pollock Pines. She was involved in the Pollock Pines Queens pagent back in the ’80s. She was a fast and personable waitress for Bob’s Big Boy/Carrows for many years. She spent a short time in Washington only to return home to […]
May 11, 1921 — Jan. 6, 2012 Jeanette M. Murphy, of Diamond Springs, born May 11, 1921, died Jan. 6, 2012. No services are planned.
June 4, 1922 — Jan. 15, 2012 Born June 4, 1922, in Pittsburg, Calif., Salvatore (Sal) N. Cavallaro passed peacefully into the next journey Jan. 15, 2012, surrounded by loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jenny and Joseph Cavallaro; and one brother. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Doraine; […]
June 4, 1926 — Jan. 9, 2012 Samuel Stier passed away peacefully at his care facility in Cameron Park, Calif., on Jan. 9, 2012, succumbing to Alzheimer’s disease. A loving family man and member of the Greatest Generation, Sam was born June 4, 1926, in Los Angeles, Calif. He joined the U.S. Navy at 17 […]
April 26, 1938 — Jan. 11, 2012 Mary passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. She will be forever loved and missed by her husband of 54 years, Eugene Rose; her five remaining children, Carla Rose, Lisa Williams, Becky Chelberg, Andrea Boyer and Anthony Rose; and her 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was […]
May 14, 1960 — Dec. 29, 2011 Michael Eugene Rose was a loving son to Mary and Eugene Rose and faithful brother to five siblings. He will be loved and missed everyday. Michael will be laid to rest with his mother Mary Rose on Friday, Jan. 27. The Rosary will be held at 10:30 a.m. […]
May 18, 1920 – Jan. 3, 2012 Dean passed away at the age of 91 at home in Diamond Springs, surrounded by all of his family. He had one child, daughter Diane Frazier-Bass; grandchildren, Lisa Young and Eric Bass; and great-grandchildren, Samantha, Austin and Travis. He was preceded in death by the love of his […]
July 28, 1983 — Jan. 5, 2012 Zachary David Howard, beloved son of Kathleen Campbell and Dave Howard, passed away in his sleep on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012. Zak was the loving and respected brother of Grayson and Bethany and devoted and dedicated father of son, Camden and newborn daughter, McKenzie. He was an extraordinarily gifted musician and artist. […]
Aug. 23, 1926 — Jan. 12, 2012 Elsie Victoria Skutt, of Camino, born Aug. 23, 1926, died Jan. 12, 2012. A graveside service will be held Thursday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m., at Westwood Hills Memorial Park in Placerville, Calif.
April 7, 1921 — Jan. 16, 2012 Joaquin Carvalho passed away on Jan. 16, 2012, at the age of 90. He was born on April 7, 1921, in Benecia, Calif. He married Gladys Knudson on Jan. 17, 1942. In 1950 he and Gladys moved the family to Diamond Springs, where they built a home and […]
Nov. 14, 1990 — Jan. 7, 2012 Kenneth Michael Rutz died Jan. 7, 2012, in Camino, Calif. Kenny was born in San Luis Obispo, Calif., to parents Ken and Michelle Rutz on Nov. 14, 1990. He graduated from El Dorado High School at the age of 16 and shortly thereafter began traveling throughout North and […]
March 4, 1928 — Nov. 14, 2011 Bob passed away peacefully at home with his loved ones by his side. He was born and raised on a farm in Colorado. He joined the U.S. Navy at 18 and served as a a tailgunner. He settled in California and after retiring from FMC in 1995, moved to […]
April 20, 1939 — Jan. 10, 2012 Pamela (Palmer) Lomele passed peacefully on the morning of Jan. 10, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was born on April 20, 1939, in San Jose and graduated from Willow Glen High School. She spent many years raising her family in Foster City and Los Gatos and retired […]
Nov. 13, 1956 — Dec. 31, 2011 Miranda Jane Raymes was born Nov. 13, 1956, and passed away Dec. 31, 2011. Born and raised in Placerville, she was full of life. She was loved and is missed very much.
July 10, 1925 — Jan. 11, 2012 Edward “Dutch” Earl Springer was born in Placerville, Calif.,on July 10, 1925, and passed away at home on Jan. 11, 2012, at the age of 86. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Norma. He was the beloved father of Katherine McLaughlin (Rick), Virginia Hall […]
April 6, 1946 — Jan. 6, 2012 Jerry Craig Ross was a son, brother, husband, father, uncle and friend who was loved and will now be missed by all who knew him. He died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at his home in Cameron Park, Calif., after a courageous battle with progressive Super Nuclear Palsy and […]
Nov. 2, 1937 — Jan. 11, 2012 William J. Cleveland passed away at Marshall Hospital on Jan. 11, 2012. He is survived by his children, Jim Cleveland, Jay Cleveland and Jeff “Sluggo” Cleveland; and his sister, Gail Cocking. He was the devoted grandfather of Christopher, Cody, Kyle and Reese; and uncle of Lori Evans and […]
April 7, 1937 — Jan. 6, 2012 Ronald Kirchgater, of Roseville, Calif., born April 7, 1937, died Jan. 6, 2012. A funeral Mass will be held Friday, Jan. 13, at 11 a.m., at Holy Trinity Church, 3111 Tierra de Dios Drive in El Dorado Hills, Calif., with reception following in the parish hall.
Oct. 18, 1932 — Nov. 28, 2011 Cynthia L. Fahlbusch passed away at Marshall Hospital on Nov. 28, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill in 2000. She was the loving mother of Flynn (Anita) Fahlbusch of Placerville, Becky (Barry) Carrington of Morgan Hill, Calif., and Alicia (Greg) Henry of San Jose; […]
Jan. 19, 1945 — Jan. 9, 2012 Cheryl Mae (Holycross) Neutzling, of Cameron Park, Calif., was born Jan. 19, 1945, in Hibbing, Minn., and departed Jan. 9, 2012, after a lengthy illness. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Mae Holycross. She is survived […]
June 8, 1953 — Jan. 8, 2012 Wayne Montwheeler Sr., born June 8, 1953, passed away on Jan. 8, 2012, after a courageous fight with kidney cancer. He was proceeded in death by his parents and his wife, Sandra Montwheeler. He leaves behind two children, Wayne Montwheeler Jr. and Anna Montwheeler; and his true blessing and […]
Oct. 4, 1959 — Dec. 19, 2011 Sandy Long passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. She will be forever remembered and loved by her mother, Nila Long; her two children, Rodney Long and Jessica Munoz; and her fiancé, Bruce Covington. Sandy was born in Arkansas and raised in Grizzly Flats, […]
Oct. 20, 1925 — Jan. 8, 2012 Edward J. Serpa, 86, passed away on Jan. 8, 2012, at home in El Dorado, Calif., surrounded by family and loved ones. He lived in El Dorado for 25 years. He was born in Hanford, Calif., and grew up in Campbell, Calif. He was married to Loretta for […]
March 14, 1931 — Dec. 24, 2011 John E. “Jack” Anderson, of Georgetown, born March 14, 1931, died Dec. 24, 2011. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Jan. 14, at noon at the Odd Fellows Hall in Georgetown.
July 24, 1936 — Jan. 5, 2012 Philip Neale Doré was born on July 24, 1936, in Watertown, S.D., to James Edward Doré and Mary Kathrine Gillen. He passed away on Jan. 5, 2012, in Placerville, Calif., with loved ones at his side. A Placerville resident for 33 years and a firefighter for 13, Philip cherished […]
April 6, 1932 — Jan. 4, 2012 Leonard Arliton Davis died Jan. 4, 2012, at age 79 at his home in Ione, Calif. Len was born in New Albany, Ind., to parents Catherine and Murrell Davis on April 6, 1932. He graduated from Kansas State Teachers College and served in the Marine Corps, retiring as […]
Feb. 23, 1921 — Jan. 3, 2012 Shirley Ellen Smith passed away peacefully at Marshall Hospital on Jan. 3, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Alvin Smith (1983). She was the loving mother of Glenn (Eileen) Smith of San Pedro, Greg (Marsha) Smith of Sacramento, Donn Smith of Placerville and […]
July 16, 1943 — Dec. 21, 2011 James A. Newman, of Placerville, born July 16, 1943, died Dec. 21, 2011. A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 27, at 10:30 a.m., at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, Calif.
Feb. 27, 1954 — Dec. 29, 2011 Rosemary Ann Fay, of Placerville, born Feb. 27, 1954, died Dec. 29, 2011. A graveside memorial service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 11:30 a.m., at New Auburn Cemetery, 1040 Collins Drive in Auburn, Calif.
1932 — Jan. 2, 2012 Joyce K. Davidson, age 79, passed peacefully on Jan. 2, 2012, in Placerville, Calif. She was born in Oakland to Clancy and Bernice King in 1932. She earned her BA at San Francisco State College and married her high school sweetheart, Robert (Bob) Davidson. They were happily married for 57 […]
Feb. 5, 1919 — Nov. 28, 2011 Jeannette was born on Feb. 5, 1919, in San Francisco, Calif., and passed away peacefully at home in Camino, Calif., on Nov. 28, 2011, in the presence of her family. She was 92. She was born to Walter and Alyce Brown. She grew up in San Francisco, attended […]
Feb. 28, 1952 — Dec. 6, 2011 Karen Sweeden died on Dec. 6, 2011, surrounded by her family. She is survived by three children and seven grandchildren. If asked she would tell you her greatest achievment in life was raising her children her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. Karen was a cosmetologist but […]
Dec. 1, 1913 — Dec. 24, 2011 Marion Naomi Walther passed away on Dec. 24, 2011, at the age of 98. She was the eldest daughter of Dora Marie and Daniel Webster Ball, whose pioneer family had moved west by wagon train following the Gold Rush. Originally settling in Amador County, most of the family […]
June 5, 1939 — Dec. 28, 2011 Alice Fay Luther was born June 5, 1939, in Sacramento, Calif., and passed away Dec. 28, 2011. A resident of Cameron Park, Calif., she is survived by her loving husband, Lester Luther; daughter, Gayle Eversult; son, Garry Eversult; two stepdaughters, Diane Luther and Vicki Revak (Luther); stepson, Michael Luther; five […]
Jan. 26, 1921 — Dec. 28, 2011 Our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother died peacefully a month shy of her 91st birthday. Born in Boston, she and her late husband Leonard Hesterman moved to Berkeley in the 1940s, where they resided until the mid 1970s, raising five children. She received a degree in early childhood […]
June 5, 1928 — Dec. 30, 2011 Robert W. Vreeken died from complications from illness on Dec. 30, 2011. Mr. Vreeken was born June 5, 1928, in Los Angeles, Calif., where he attended school, learned to play the accordion at age 13 and performed with his sister, May, at USO facilities and various places during […]
March 3, 1923 – Dec. 27, 2011 Dan was born in San Diego, Calif. After three years the family moved to Santa Rosa, Calif. Upon graduation from high school, Dan joined the Army Air Force. After his service in the South Pacific he returned to Santa Rosa and in January 1946 he married Laura Mae […]
Feb. 2, 1929 — Dec. 24, 2011 Rose Mary passed away peacefully surrounded by her children on Christmas Eve morning in Cameron Park, Calif. She is now in Paradise. Rose Mary was born in Jena, La., to Herbert and Odell May. She was one of 12 children. She married the love of her life, Dudley […]
April 8, 1926 — Dec. 24, 2011 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lorraine Anthony, age 85, of El Dorado, Calif. She was the beloved wife of William “Bill” Anthony for 60 loving years. She and Bill lived in Salinas, Calif., for many years. In 1987 they moved to El […]
Dec. 30, 1940 — Dec. 23, 2011 Richard “Red” J. Williams was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Wilma (Burkett) Williams. He is survived by his wife, Glenda; their three children, Stephen, Jannette Cowgill (Chris) and Barbra Ramirez (Robert); two grandchildren, Camrean and Brehanna Ramirez; his sister, Jeannie Campbell (Ray); numerous neices and […]
June 10, 1966 — Dec. 15, 2011 Lori Kenworthy, age 45, lost her battle with cancer on Dec. 15, 2011. Her brilliant smile, constant laughter and kind words leave a footprint in our small mountain community. Lori was born in Southern California, moving to Placerville in 1980. She graduated from El Dorado High School, class […]
Feb. 20, 1938 — Dec. 21, 2011 Joyce Miller passed away peacefully on Dec. 21, 2011, with her son Neal by her side. She is also survived by her three grandchildren, Robert, Zack and Britany. She was a 30-year resident of Placerville and a cook for Placerville Pines Convalescent Hospital for 13 years. Private inurnment […]
May 20, 1950 — Dec. 4, 2011 Dr. Kaushik “Kash” Desai passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, from an accidental drowning in the Caribbean Sea. He was an avid swimmer, so he died doing something he loved. Kash was cremated in Playa Del Carmen on Dec. 7 as per […]