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 […]
Sept. 12, 1948 — Dec. 17, 2011 Diane Ross graduated to be in the presence of her Lord after many years of dealing with C.O.P.D. She was called home ahead of her husband, Greg Ross; daughter, Heidi Treloar; son, Robert Ross; granddaughters, Spephanie Hofmister, Hope Vosalik, Lily Ross and Brooke Ross; and her brothers, Dick […]
Nov. 3, 1933 — Dec. 20, 2011 Howard Stanley Glover was loved by his parents, Stan and Ethel; his siblings, Betty, Nancy and Don; his children, Ginny, Cindy, Linda, Howard, Heather, Jewel Dee, Tanya, Jessie and Reneé; his grandchildren, Jason, Philip, Ty, James, Shara, Tyler, Mira, Becky, Cyndi, Charlie, Alex, Pomai and Leilani. He was […]
Oct. 20, 1942 — Dec. 3, 2011 Art Wehe, formerly of Placerville, born Oct. 20, 1942, died Dec. 3, 2011. A celebration of life will be held Dec. 31 at noon at the El Dorado Church in El Dorado.
1915 — Dec. 18, 2011 Bud A. H. Thiele was born in Placerville, Calif., in 1915, to Fredrick Herman and Vira Thiele and went to his rest on Dec. 18, 2011, at the age of 96. While a teenager he worked with his father on their pear and fruit ranch in Gold Hill. He learned […]
July 18, 1916 — Dec. 22, 2011 Christine K. Black was born July 18, 1916, in Raymond, Calif., and passed away Dec. 22, 2011, in Placerville, Calif. She was the loving wife of Marvin F. Black (deceased 1988) for 53 years; loving mother to Donald M. Black of Roseville, Calif., Dolores (Bill) Miller of Marysville, […]
Dec. 24, 1951 — Dec. 16, 2011 Paul J. Saxon died Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at Sutter General Hospital after a short but courageous fight with cancer. His loving, patient spirit, quick wit and ever inquisitive intellect will be forever missed by all of those whose lives he touched. Paul received a Ph.D. in Molecular […]
Nov. 20, 1936 – Dec. 19, 2011 God gave the world a wonderful woman. Sandra was born in Greenfield, Tenn., on Nov. 20, 1936, and passed away on Dec. 19, 2011. She was a loving mother and wife, and loved by all who knew her. She enjoyed a vibrant and active life and especially thrived […]
May 31, 1941 — Dec. 5, 2011 Joanne Mannell passed away in Placerville after a sudden illness. She leaves behind her children, Julie (Doug) Bonnie, Janine (Todd) Jepson and Jim Hueckel; brother, Jack (Karen) Mannell; and grandchildren, Kaila, Nick, Cassie and Wyatt. She is also survived by her dear friend, Don Bauer. She also leaves […]
June 14, 1915 — Nov. 28, 2011 Lois Olive Nichols Holland was born June 14, 1915, in Winfield, Kans., and died Nov. 28, 2011, in Farmington, N.M., her home for the last five years. She was a long time member of the Eastern Star, but not active in the last 15 years. She was a […]
Dec. 8, 1917 — Dec. 20, 2011 Dorothy L. (Tatum) Melson passed away in Placerville on Dec. 20, 2011. Born to Hardie Badger and Lena Ebel Tatum in Tustin, Calif., she left us to be with Lowell, her husband of 49 years; four siblings; a great-grandson; and far too many friends to mention. Dorothy moved […]
March 30, 1937 — Nov. 14, 2011 Marvin E. Larsen, 74, passed away suddenly on Nov. 14, 2011. He was born on March 30, 1937, to parents Leonard and Ruth Larsen on the family farm in Camino, Calif. He attended the El Dorado Adventist School, Lodi Academy, Pacific Union College and Sierra College. He married […]
Nov. 21, 1921 — Dec. 1, 2011 Jodie O. Mashburn passed away quietly after a brief illness on Dec. 1, 2011. He enjoyed living in Placerville since retirement in 1986 from Tucson, Ariz. He was active in the Marshall Hospital Auxiliary for the past eight years before moving to be with his daughter, Linda Gardner, in […]
Jan. 30, 1959 — Dec. 15, 2011 Earl Boocks, 52, died Thursday Dec. 15, 2011, at his home in Cameron Park after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Dallas, Texas, he lived the past 35 years in El Dorado County and was a plumber by trade. A loving husband and father, Mr. Boocks […]
Dec. 16, 1947 — Dec. 14, 2011 Woodrow J. “Woody” Ward Jr., born Dec. 16, 1947, died Dec. 14, 2011. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Dec. 22,at noon, at the Green Valley Mortuary, Green Valley and Bass Lake roads.
Aug. 15, 1927 – Dec. 14, 2011 Patricia was born in Placerville and passed away after spending the past few months in a local rest home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Forni; sister, Gloria Melavic; brother, Walter Bidstrup; and sister, Waltha Bidstrup. She is survived by her two children, George […]
May 21, 1927 — Dec. 15, 2011 Harold I. Veerkamp, born May 21, 1927, to Vinton and Regina Veerkamp in Rescue, Calif., was 84 years old when he passed away of natural causes on Dec. 15, 2011, in Rescue. He spent 60 of his 84 years living in Rescue, having recently returned to the area […]
1938 — 2011 The Lord took Rusty, of Hayfork and Camino/Pollock Pines, home on Nov. 22, 2011, from Mercy Medical Center in Redding, at the age of 73. She is survived by daughters; Marlyce ‘Monnie’ (Greg) Sarron of Hayfork, Rhonda Hawkins of Hayfork, Konstance Hawkins (Steve) of Willits, Calif., and Colleendawn ‘C.J.’ Sisco (Tad Hair) […]