Friday, November 28, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Geoffrey Paul Conine Sr.

Nov. 7, 1936 — Nov. 21, 2014 Geoffry Paul Conine Sr. was born in Cornwall on-the-Hudson, N.Y., on Nov. 7, 1936, to Charles and Anita Bergen Conine. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Jacquelyn; his three children, Geoffrey P. Conine Jr., Derek W. Conine (Ai Hong) and Deirdre M. Walke (Rich); his […]

Lake levels 11-26-14

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Nov. 26, 2014 Elevation (feet) 383.72 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 280,900 29% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 769 Outflow 1,048 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Nov. 26, 2014 Elevation (ft) 3,448.05 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 27,646 67% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 2.63 Outflow […]

DUI Log: Oct. 24 – Nov. 19

KEITH R. DOWNS, 55, of El Dorado, booked by CHP on Oct. 24, bail listed as $2,500. ADAM E. LARA, 31, of Cameron Park, booked by EDSO on Oct. 24, bail listed as $25,500. JAMES G. PARMENTER, 53, of Placerville, booked by EDSO on Oct. 25, bail listed as $145,000. JASON S. STRICKLAND, 39, of […]

Divorces: Sept. 11-Oct. 30, 2014

Evelyn Chua-Pham and Hac Van Pham, September 11, 2014 Cathy Buchanan and James Roy Buchanan, September 11, 2014 Tanya Holguin and Robert Holguin, September 11, 2014 Vicki Sue Zito and Scott Alan Zito, September 11, 2014 Kristie Meeks and Michael Meeks, September 11, 2014 Ronald Rodney Bosworth and Pamela Ann Boisworth, September 11, 2014 Jeff […]

Crime Log: Nov. 5-7

Nov. 5 7:35 a.m. A 36-year-old female victim reported petty theft on Loch Levan Drive in Sly Park. 7:48 a.m. A 56-year-old male victim reported a vehicle burglary on Diamond Court in Pollock Pines. 8:45 a.m.
 Suspect(s) took burned tools out of a burned-out residence in the forest area near Spring Valley Road in Ice […]

Nicolas Kyle Prather

Oct. 6, 1986 — Nov. 21, 2014 Nicolas Prather passed away surrounded by family at Kaiser Hospital in Roseville, Calif., on Nov. 21, 2014. He was born to his loving parents, Daniel and Janice Prather, on Oct. 6, 1986, in Santa Clara, Calif. Nick spent his early years in Fremont, Calif., before he moved with […]

Weahter stats 11-25-14

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain No. 1 66 46 1.15 No. 2 59 37 0.00 No. 3 67 37 0.00 No. 4 67 36 0.00 No. 5 75 43 0.00 No. 6 75 50 0.00 No. 7 83 50 0.00 No. […]

Mason John Hopkins funeral notice

Oct. 23, 2009 — Nov. 14, 2014 Mason John Hopkins, of Placerville, Calif., born Oct. 23, 2009, died Nov. 14, 2014. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church in Placerville.

Nino “Tony” Montegna

Jan. 21, 1926 — Nov. 18, 2014 Nino “Tony” Montegna, 88, of Boise, Idaho, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. He was born in Centerville, Iowa, on Jan. 21, 1926, to Gaetano and Josephina Montegna of Sicily. He was the youngest of 17 children. Nino enlisted with the Marine Corp in 1943 at the age of […]

Crime Log: Oct. 31-Nov. 4

Oct. 31 1:47 a.m. Shane Farmer, 45, was arrested on Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs on alleged narcotic-related charges 8:36 a.m.
 Deputies were dispatched to Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs to a report of petty theft from a business during normal business hours. A suspect was cited and released. 9:47 a.m.
 Joseph Dittmar, […]

Paul C. Ambrose funeral notice

July 17, 1929 — Nov. 17, 2014 Paul C. Ambrose, of Cameron Park, Calif., born July 17, 1929, died Nov. 17, 2014. A funeral mass will be held Monday, Nov. 24, at 1:30 p.m., at Holy Trinity Church in El Dorado Hills, Calif.

Lake levels 11-20-14

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Nov. 20, 2014 Elevation (feet) 384.13 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 283,200 29% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 818 Outflow 1,063 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Nov. 20, 2014 Elevation (ft) 3,448.15 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 27,698 68% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 1.59 Outflow […]

Crime Log: Oct. 27-30

Oct. 27 12:21 p.m. A 44-year-old male victim reported grand theft on Boondock Trail in Mount Aukum. 12:43 p.m. A 62-year-old male victim reported petty theft from an unlocked vehicle on Green Valley Road in Cameron Park. 2:28 p.m. A male victim reported numerous tools taken from his property on Union Mine Road in El […]

Crime Log: Oct. 27

Oct. 27 9:44 a.m. A burglary on Sanders Drive in Pollock Pines was reported. 9:45 a.m. A married male and female were allegedly involved in a physical altercation on Meadow Lane in Placerville. 11:26 a.m. Deputies were dispatched to Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs to a suspicious occupied vehicle in progress. Philip Stock, 53, […]

Russell Weldy

Aug. 21, 1960 — Nov. 4, 2014 Russell Weldy is survived by two daughters, Danielle and Abbey; his parents, Lee and Laura Weldy; brothers, Vince and Earl Weldy; sister. Jackie Zlokovich; nephews, A.J. Meyer/Zlokovich and Danny Meyer-Zlokovich, and Nikki Weldy. He will be remembered for his love for the outdoors and fishing. Private family services […]

Louisa Ella Boeding

April 20, 1925 — Nov. 12, 2014 Louisa Ella Boeding was born April 20, 1925, in Placerville, Calif., and passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 12, 2014, at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Ambrose “Ham” Boeding; and her brother, Arthur Carbine. She is […]

Irene Christine Arnold short version

March 5, 1927 — Oct. 9, 2014 Irene passed away surrounded by family and loved ones at Mercy Hospital in Folsom, Calif., on Oct. 9, 2014. She was born to parents Iver Louis and Ella Florence (Ricks) Rustand on March 5, 1927, in Minnesota. She was the loving mother of Gail (Alan) Coburn, Joel and […]

Gary C. Stone

Nov. 19, 1942 — Nov. 4, 2014 Gary Stone passed away suddenly on the morning of Nov. 4, 2014. He was a 71-year-old fourth-generation Californian, born to Charles and Alice Stone in Chico, Calif., on Nov. 19, 1942. Gary served four years in the U.S. Air Force before marrying his wife, Vicki, in 1964. They […]

Weather stats 11-18-14

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain No. 1 66 46 1.15 No. 2 59 37 0.00 No. 3 67 37 0.00 No. 4 67 36 0.00 No. 5 75 43 0.00 No. 6 75 50 0.00 No. 7 83 50 0.00 No. […]

Irene Christine Arnold

March 5, 1927 — Oct. 9, 2014 Irene passed away surrounded by family and loved ones at Mercy Hospital in Folsom, Calif., on Oct. 9, 2014.  She was born to parents Iver Louis and Ella Florence (Ricks) Rustand on March 5, 1927, in Minnesota. She was the loving mother of Gail (Alan) Coburn, Joel and Chad […]

Correction

The Herrick Building story on page 1 of Friday’s newspaper incorrectly identified the company installing the air-conditioning system on the Herrick Building in a caption and in the story. The correct identification is Jonas Heating and Cooling.

Kathleen Anne Frink-Withrow funeral notice

May 2, 1948 — Nov. 19, 2011 Kathleen Anne Frink-Withrow, of Placerville was born May 2, 1948, and passed away Nov. 19, 2011. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m., at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 3109 Sacramento Street in Placerville. A luncheon will follow.

Greg Brandon Smith

Oct. 9, 1950 — Oct. 30. 2014 Greg Brandon Smith was born on Oct. 9, 1950, in San Francisco, Calif., and passed away peacefully on Oct. 30, 2014. He was a resident of the Pollock Pines/Placerville area for more than 30 years. He enjoyed the outdoors, movies, music (especially The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and […]

Thomas Joseph “T.J.” Hanson-Smith

Oct. 11, 1939 — Nov. 4, 2014 T.J. Hanson-Smith, 75, of El Dorado Hills, Calif., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, after a decade-long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. He will be remembered by all as a man of wisdom, principle and even up to the end for his strong heart. His life was […]

Christine Margaret Philebar

March 12, 1945 — Nov. 8, 2014 Christine Margaret Philebar, 69, of Chesterfield England died November 8th , 2014 in Shingle Springs, CA.  Christine was the  daughter of Herbert and Margaret Ash, with surviving brothers John and Mick. She was the loving wife of Dana W. Philebar. Christine passed away following a long battle as result […]

Monroe ” Bud” Hawver

January 20, 1928 – July 11, 2014 Longtime employee of El Dorado Department of Transportation. Survived by his wife, and family. He was dearly loved and will be missed by all of us.

Geraldine Mae Escobar

Aug. 6, 1923 — Oct. 31, 2014 Geri will be missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 73 years, Chris P. Escobar; her children, Wayne David Escobar and Lynne J. Escobar; and grandson, Wayne David Escobar Jr. She is survived by her grandchildren, Kevin Escobar and Danielle […]

Lake Levels: Nov. 13, 2014

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Nov. 13, 2014 Elevation (feet) 385.33 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 289,800 30% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 380 Outflow 1,042 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Nov. 13, 2014 Elevation (ft) 3,448.60 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 27,931 68% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 1.59 Outflow […]

Crime Log: Oct. 24-26

Oct. 24 1:56 p.m. A suspect stole a firearm from a gun shop on Pleasant Valley Road in Diamond Springs. 3:20 p.m.
 A 29-year-old male victim stated a known male allegedly grabbed him around the neck and threatened him on Cameron Park Drive in Cameron Park. 5:19 p.m. A mutual battery between a male juvenile, […]

Clarification

Regarding the story “Grace Foundation closes its doors,” published Nov. 12, a judge ruled against Grace Foundation Executive Director Beth DeCaprio in a lawsuit she filed seeking funds to care for the Susanville Horses. At the time the Grace Foundation accepted the horses, the Susanville Ranch had not been foreclosed. Also, as of early 2013, […]

Reva Wall Demicell

Nov. 21, 1915 — Aug. 10, 2014 Reva Wall Demicell, of Coloma, Calif., born Nov. 21, 1915, died Aug. 10, 2014. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Nov. 22, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Gold Trail Grange, 319 State Highway 49 in Coloma.

Kimberly Diane (Johnson) (Troyer) Parmenter

Sept. 27, 1957 — Oct. 19, 2014 On the morning of Oct. 19, 2014, Kim passed away peacefully at home with her family members by her side. She was born to Nels and Marlene Johnson on Sept. 27, 1957, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. She graduated from St. Francis High School and received an […]

Gerald “Jerry” Anthony Juba

July 23, 1935 — Nov. 5, 2014 Jerry Juba was born in Little Falls, Minn., on July 23, 1935, and passed away on Nov. 5, 2014, with his family at his side. He spent his youth at St. Vincent School for Boys in San Rafael, Calif. He graduated from Riordan High School in San Francisco […]

Gilbert Allen Chance

June 7, 1937 — Nov. 5, 2014 Gilbert A. Chance, 77, of Placerville, Calif., passed away Nov. 5, 2014, in Olathe, Kansas, from complications related to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He passed peacefully with his wife, Barbara Chance, daughter Lori Adams and grandson, Joe Adams at his side. Gilbert, son of Clifford Chance and Imogene Lahners, was […]

Daniel Flynn

Sept. 10, 1948 — Nov. 7, 2014 Daniel Aloysious Flynn passed away on Nov. 7, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born on Sept. 10, 1948, in Kansas City, Kansas. He graduated from Ygnacio Valley High School in Concord, Calif., received his bachelor’s from Sonoma State University and a master’s from University of […]

Richard Barnes

1939 — Nov. 2, 2014 Richard Barnes passed away Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. He was 75 years old. He is survived by Patricia, his wife of 53 years; three daughters; a son-in-law; grandchildren; a sister; nephews; and sisters- and brothers-in-law. Born in Kentucky in 1939, Richard was brought to California as a two-year-old and raised […]

Building permits 11/3-7/2014

Permits issued 11/03 to 11/07/2014 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – WAREHS $12,000 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $112,166 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – DECK $9,362 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – TOWR-C $6,000 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $12,170 1 BUILDG – REACT – LIVSPC $120,600 4 BUILDG […]

Weather stats 11-11-14

Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain No. 1 66 46 1.15 No. 2 59 37 0.00 No. 3 67 37 0.00 No. 4 67 36 0.00 No. 5 75 43 0.00 No. 6 75 50 0.00 No. 7 83 50 0.00 No. […]

Crime Log: Oct. 24

Oct. 24 12:15 a.m. Joseph Llewellyn, 45, was arrested on Enterprise Drive in Diamond Springs for alleged possession of a controlled substance. 2:28 a.m. Subject(s) entered into a residence on Campbell Court in Rescue and stole items. 4:50 a.m. Subjects were contacted on Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs on a suspicious vehicle call and […]

Dolores Mary Gilles

Oct. 3, 1915 — Oct. 17, 2014 Dolores Mary Gilles passed away peacefully at home in Cameron Park, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at the age of 99. A memorial mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in El Dorado Hills on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. A rosary service will […]

Gilbert A. Chance funeral notice

June 7, 1937 — Nov. 5, 2014 Gilbert A. Chance, of Placerville, Calif., born June 7, 1937, died Nov. 5, 2014. A service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints at 3275 Cedar Ravine Road in Placerville.

Warren H. Parker

Dec. 12, 1924 — Nov. 6, 2014 Warren H. Parker, a longtime Placerville resident, was born on Dec. 12, 1924, in Portland, Ore., and passed away on Nov. 6, 2014, at the age of 89. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Thelma Jo Parker; and son, Paul Parker. He is survived by […]

Hector Victor De Smet Jr.

Jan. 22, 1930 — Nov. 1, 2014 Hector Victor De Smet Jr. was born Jan. 22, 1930, in San Jose, Calif., to Hector Victor De Smet Sr., an immigrant from Belgium, and Mary Terese O’Neil, a native of San Jose. The youngest of four children, he is survived by his sister, Maureen D’Attilo. Hector (“Bud”) […]

William and Dorothy Head

William Lawrence “Larry” Head Sept. 25, 1920 — Oct. 25, 2014 Dorothy “Dottie” Marjorie Dempsey Head July 1, 1921 — Sept. 17, 2011 Larry Head passed away at The Pines in Placerville, Calif., on Oct. 25, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dottie; his parents, William “Bill” and Faith Halliburton Head; and […]

Marcus Iten Bacchi

Nov. 24, 1973 — Nov. 3, 2014 Marcus Iten Bacchi was born in Tamuning, Guam, and moved to El Dorado County at age four with his parents, Chuck and Judy Bacchi, and his brother, Charles. He attended Gold Trail Elementary and graduated from Ponderosa High School in 1992. He graduated from U.C. Davis with a degree in […]