May 5, 1923 — Oct. 25, 2011 Francis Albert Frye, born May 5, 1923, passed Oct. 25, 2011. He was born in Sacramento and spent his early years in Sierra City, Calif. While still in school, he worked with his father driving supplies and ore to the mines in Sierra County. He also worked in […]
May 10, 1926 — Oct. 23, 2011 Ludeen (Lou) Murdaugh Ward, beloved wife of Hugh Wallace (Wally) Ward, died on Oct. 23, 2011. She was born Ludeen Lenell Davidson in Arkansas on May 10, 1926. She was mother of Allen Murdaugh of Fair Oaks, Calif., and Danny Murdaugh of San Jose, Calif.; stepmother of Gary […]
Jan. 1, 1943 — Oct. 15, 2011 Pam Baker passed away quietly on Oct. 15, 2011, at home surrounded by family and friends. She leaves behind her son, Rob and his wife, Tracey; and two grandsons, Ty and Jake. Pam was born in Battle Creek, Mich., and was raised in Galesberg, Mich. She moved to […]
July 27, 1958 — Oct. 12, 2011 Jodie Lee Williams, born July 27, 1958, died Oct.12, 2011. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m., at Calvary Chapel, 6575 Commerce Way in Diamond Springs, Calif.
Sept. 2, 1947 — Oct. 21, 2011 Jimmie Lee Callahan, a 33-year El Dorado County resident, was born Sept. 2, 1947, in Richmond, Calif. He passed away peacefully on Oct. 21, 2011, in Cameron Park, Calif., after a lengthy illness. Jimmie is survived by his loving parents, Jeffie Lee and Geneva Callahan; and sister, Stella […]
Dec. 28, 1923 – Oct. 18, 2011 Roger Eugene Raines died peacefully at his home in Placerville, Calif., on Tuesday morning, Oct. 18, 2011, due to liver and kidney failure. He would have been 88 at Christmas. He was born Dec. 28, 1923, in Kansas City, Mo., to Marvin and Frances Raines. He was preceded […]
June 2, 1926 — Oct. 23, 2011 Marie Elizabeth Snider, born in Turlock, Calif., on June 2, 1926, passed away Oct. 23, 2011, in her home in Diamond Springs. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 65 years, Ray; brother, Jack Dessel of Dinosaur, Colo.; sister, Agnes Mock of Lake Oswego, Ore.; and […]
July 4, 1967 – Oct. 15, 2011 Ganon Sean McClory, son of Jackie (Days) Bauleke and Daniel McClory, was born in San Jose, Calif., attended elementary school in Santa Rosa and Morgan Hill and attended high school at Live Oak and Continuation High in Morgan Hill. He enlisted in the U.S. Army, served 20 years […]
Dec. 29, 1941 — Oct. 19, 2011 Charles W. “Mick” Brown passed away in Placerville, Calif., on Oct. 19, 2011. He leaves behind his adopted son, Steven Brown; his brother, Skip Brown (JoAnne); his nephew, Eric Brown; and niece, Rebecca Sommer. Mick was part owner Delta Construction Company and later of B&B Asphalt in Sacramento. […]
June 2, 1965 — Oct. 14, 2011 Grant was born and raised in Placerville, Calif., and graduated from El Dorado High School in 1984. He was a driver for Trans America Trucking and Main Street Propane. He was currently working at Hubbard Sign Company. He was the neighborhood handyman-who would drop whatever he was doing […]
March 15, 1935 — Oct. 14, 2011 Louise Julia Olimpio Arro, of Cameron Park, Calif., born March 15, 1935, died Oct.14, 2011. A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m., at St. Theresa Church, 100 Fourth Street in Isleton, Calif.
Sept. 19, 1932 — Oct. 16, 2011 Lewis Earl Hanchey was born on Sept. 19, 1932, in Hoboken, Ga., and went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 16, 2011. He passed away while camping at his favorite campsite with family around him. Earl was preceded in death by his father, Junie Hanchey; […]
Oct. 8, 1936 — Oct. 17, 2011 John M. Marshall Jr., of Paradise, died Monday in Chico from a stroke. He was 75 years old. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Margaret Mary (Peggy) Porter, whom he wed on Nov. 6, 1976, in Lake Tahoe, Calif. He is also survived by his […]
April 8, 1932 — Oct. 13, 2011 Doloris Gladys Sweeney, 79, peacefully went to be with the Lord on Oct. 13, 2011. She was surrounded by her loving husband of 63 years, Raymond Thomas and sons, Raymond Tell and James Dolan Sweeney at her home in Rescue, Calif. Doloris also leaves behind two sisters, Dorothy […]
Aug. 22, 1953 — Oct. 15, 2011 Les Ricketts of El Dorado Hills, born Aug. 22, 1953, originally from Yuba City, finished his race and went home to be with the Lord peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with cancer on Oct. 15, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Mary; sons, Jake […]
June 2, 1965 — Oct. 14, 2011 Grant Todd Comer, of Placerville, born June 2, 1965, died Oct. 14, 2011. A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church, 3500 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville, Calif.
July 16, 1954 – Oct. 15, 2011 James “Jim” Kessler, known as the world’s nicest man, was born on July 16, 1954, and left this world on Oct. 15, 2011. With the help of his loving wife, Barbara Kessler, he had an amazing life. He will be greatly missed by his three sons, Vernon Bray, […]
July 27, 1958 — Oct. 12, 2011 Jody Williams, my husband and best friend passed, away Oct. 12, 2011, after a short but fierce battle with cancer. He’s survived by me, his wife Debbie who he called Lucille; two sons, Cody and Jesse; a daughter, Julie; two granddaughters with one on the way; father, Carl; […]
Feb. 22, 1943 — Oct. 2, 2011 Dennice Lynne Silva, of Pollock Pines, Calif., born Feb. 22, 1943, died Oct. 2, 2011. A celebration of life will be held Friday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m., at Westside Church, 4657 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville.
May 30, 1929 — Oct. 17, 2011 Leona L. Stark died on Oct. 17, 2011, at Ponte Palmero Lighthouse in Cameron Park, where she had been a resident for two years. She was born in Napa, Calif., on May 30, 1929. She was married to Jerry F. Stark for 60 years. She is survived by […]
Oct. 6, 1926 – Oct. 14, 2011 Anne was prepared to go to the house the Lord had prepared for her and be reunited with the love of her life, Ed. Her life was marked by her love and service to others. She was active in church and spent years teaching religion class. She also […]
July 26, 1980 — Oct. 13, 2011 Aaron Joseph Weiss, 31, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 13, 2011, following a truck accident in Plumas County. He leaves behind his wife Lisa (Anderson) and their soon-to-be-born son, Aaron David, due in a few weeks. They live in Paradise, Calif. Aaron’s parents […]
Mar. 26, 1933 — Oct. 10, 2011 Shirley Joan Vaughan Carr (nee Carr) passed away Oct. 10, 2011, at 78 years old, from a stroke suffered Sept. 11. She was born to Arthur DeBeau Carr and Dorothy Jean Carr on Mar. 26, 1933, in Alameda, Calif. Her family moved to Sacramento in 1935 and lived […]
Nov. 6, 1923 — Oct. 14, 2011 James Hunter, 87, passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, in his home. He was born on Nov. 6, 1923, in Oakland, Calif., to John and Gabriel Hunter. He was a graduate of Fremont High School in Oakland and worked for Pacific Gas & Electric Company in the Electric […]
April 18, 1920 – Oct. 7, 2011 William H. Hickox, of Placerville, Calif., born April 18, 1920, died Oct. 7, 2011. A memorial service will be held Saturday Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at the Bayside Placerville Church on Missouri Flat Road in Placerville.
July 5, 1962 — Oct. 6, 2011 Colleen Teresa Piper, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend, was born July 5, 1962, and passed away Oct. 6, 2011. Memories of her will forever stay alive in those who knew her. She will be loved and remembered for her kindness, generosity, honesty, and love of family. She […]
March 24, 1926 — Oct. 7, 2011 John G. Wineger, of Placerville, born March 24, 1926, died Oct. 7, 2011. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in John’s name. Arrangements entrusted Chapel of the Pines.
May 15, 1915 — Oct. 9, 2011 Madeline A. Gereaux, a native of Aberdeen, Wash., passed away Oct. 9, 2011, at the age of 96. She will be greatly missed by her family. Madeline resided in Tarzana, Calif., for many years. She resided in El Dorado County for the past 20 years. She enjoyed all […]
Aug. 4, 1956 — Aug. 26, 2011 Mark was a caring person who never met a stranger he wouldn’t help. His happiest moments were when he was with his friends and family. He grew up in Walnut Creek and graduated from the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco. In his spare […]
Feb. 4, 1919 — Oct. 9, 2011 Cleo Bozarth, 92, passed away Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, in his daughter’s home, where he had been lovingly cared for by his daughter and son-in-law for the past eight months. He was born on Feb. 4, 1919, in Pattensburg, Mo., to Issac and Miranda Bozarth. He attended school […]
Aug. 26, 1964 — Oct. 1, 2011 Daniel M. Dawson age 47, was born Aug. 26, 1964, in Oakland, Calif., and went to be with the Lord on Oct. 1, 2011, in Pollock Pines, Calif., where he lived. Dan was a heavy equipment mechanic. He spent many years working for the ski industries Sierra at Tahoe, […]
Dec. 9, 1920 — Sept. 20, 2011 Barbara Jean Kinsman, of Placerville, born Dec. 9, 1920, died Sept. 20, 2011. No services will be held. Donations may be made in her name to Snowline Hospice.
Aug. 23, 1954 — Oct. 3, 2011 Kurt Brian Roser, born Aug. 23, 1954, was taken from our lives on Oct. 3, 2011, at the age of 57. He will be missed by all. Kurt brought the sunshine into any room he entered with his quick wit and easy going smile. He was always up […]
June 15, 1933 — Oct. 2, 2011 Dolores A. Garcia, a longtime member of the community passed away on Oct. 2, 2011. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley, married Le Verne Garcia in 1955, and started her career in 1956. Dolores and Verne moved to El Dorado County in the ’60s […]
Oct. 21, 1976 — Sept. 30, 2011 Albie Lee Prettyman, 34, of Camino and Placerville, Calif., was born Oct. 21, 1976, in Placerville and passed away Sept. 30, 2011, in Camino. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Albie and Mary Prettyman; and his great-grandparents, Ira and Pearl Lee. He is survived by his […]
Oct. 21, 1976 — Sept. 30, 2011 Albie Prettyman, of Camino, Calif., born Oct. 21, 1976, died Sept. 30, 2011. Services are pending. Donations may be made to the Albie Prettyman Memoiral Fund at any Wells Fargo Bank.
Aug. 11, 1921 — Sep. 24, 2011 Floyd “Blair” Blair passed away at his home in Placerville, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. He leaves behind his son, Robert Blair and his wife, Josephine from Las Vegas, Nev.; his daughter, P.J. Presgrave and her husband, Ray Presgrave of Placerville; his grandchildren, Chris Presgrave, Heather Bellardo, […]
Aug. 26, 1916 — Sept. 26, 2011 Mabel Reed was a beloved wife, mother, friend and volunteer, both in her community and abroad. In 2006 she was honored by El Dorado County in appreciation of her more than 23 years of “exemplary devotion and advocacy for the elders of El Dorado County” in the Long-Term […]
Dec. 13, 1922 — Sept. 22, 2011 Shirley N. Kennedy passed away peacefully on Sept. 22, 2011, in Barton Hospital. She was a loving wife, mother and friend. She was born in December 1922 in California and raised in Montana. Shirley graduated from Nursing School in 1948 in Missoula, Mont., and married William Kennedy in […]
May 28, 1918 — Sept. 23, 2011 Ray, age 93, born Ray Addison Bailey in Bath, N.Y., on May 28, 1918, passed away in Placerville on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, at 4:10 p.m. He leaves behind a daughter, Patricia Mateo and husband Louis of Shingle Springs; grandchildren, Shannon Baxter, Hank Baxter Jr. and his wife Shelly, […]
July 23, 1930 — Sept. 19, 2011 Lowell R. Hodgkins, 81, of Placerville, beloved husband of Maria, passed away on Sept. 19, 2011. He served in the Air Force and Navy, was a mortgage broker for the past 14 years and published several books. He is survived by two sons, Bob and Jeff (wife Nancy) […]
May 23, 1915 — Sept. 23, 2011 Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mary Dolores Larragoite Bussell (Maria) passed peacefully among family on Sept. 23, 2011. The first of 10 children, Mary Dolores was a born leader. The managerial skills she learned from helping run the family business and estate in Santa Fe paved the […]
April 5, 1945 — Sept. 20, 2011 Loretta Colleen North passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, at her home in Shingle Springs with her husband Max at her side. Loretta’s passions have always been horses, art and travel and she spent her life enjoying and sharing these with family and friends. Loretta was born on […]
Nov. 12, 1924 – Sept. 22, 2011 Mary Gonzi, 86, of Orangevale, Calif., passed away at home surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren on Sept. 22, 2011. She was born in San Francisco on Nov. 12, 1924, to Josephine and Paul Caruana. In 1932, the Great Depression returned Mary and her family back to their […]
June 18, 1919 — Sept. 20, 2011 Clementine Lee Schurman, 92, lovingly known to all as Lee, died on Sept. 20, 2011, in Placerville. Lee was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on June 18, 1919, to Clement Lee and Helen Egan Lacy. She graduated from St. Agnes Academy in 1936 and Sanderson Business College the following […]