Friday, April 17, 2015
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Robert Joseph Gatlin Jr. funeral notice

Dec. 11, 1955 — March 28, 2015 Robert Joseph Gatlin Jr., born Dec. 11, 1955, died March 28, 2015. A memorial service will be held Monday, April 20, at 1 p.m., at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road in Dixon, Calif.

Alden “Al” Stoddard funeral notice

Dec. 31, 1934 — April 7, 2015 Alden “Al” Stoddard, of Swansboro, Calif., born Dec. 31, 1934, died April 7, 2015. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 18, at 1 p.m., at The Warehouse Ministries, 9933 Business Park Drive in Sacramento, Calif.

Vickey Christine Moreno

Dec. 25, 1942 — April 13, 2015 The skies of Lotus/Coloma shine brighter in remembrance of Vickey Christine Moreno. She passed away April 13, 2015, in the comforts of home and family. Born on Dec. 25, 1942, in Long Beach, Calif., she was a resident of El Dorado County since 1972. She continued the legacy […]

Allen H. Tuttle

Nov. 10, 1929 — April 3, 2015 “To serve my country and my fellowman to the best of my ability” was the personal mission statement of Allen H. Tuttle. A Brigadier General in the U.S. Army National Guard, he served both his country and his fellowman everyday of his life until his passing on April […]

Steven Allen Chasen

Feb. 25, 1953 — April 1, 2015 Steven Allen Chasen passed away peacefully in Placerville, Calif., April 1, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, Stanley Chasen; and brother, Tom Chasen. He is survived by his mother, Barbara Ann Collier; his sister, Robyn Sax; his daughters, Karrie Fieri, Stephenie Tilman and Colleen Grossman; […]

DUI Log: Feb. 25-March 25

Feb. 25 GEORGE S. JOHNSTON, 57, of El Dorado, booked by CHP on Feb. 25, bail listed as $20,000. TIMOTHY M. HUGHES, 38, of Placerville, booked by PPD on Feb. 26, bail listed as $5,000. LEONA E. NELSON, 53, of Placerville, booked by CHP on Feb. 26, bail listed as $5,000. MARCO A. CLEMENTI, 32, […]

Building Permits: April 7, 2015

Permits Issued: 03/27/2015 To: 04/01/2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $68,994 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $10,000 1 BUILDG – REMODL – OFFICE $19,500 1 BUILDG – REMODL – RETAIL $146,500 1 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $19,361 15 ELCTRC – NEW – SOLAR $368,675 1 GRADNG […]

Crime Log: March 14-16

March 14 7:59 a.m. A subject was reportedly under the influence of a controlled substance on South Shingle Road in Shingle Springs. 9:46 a.m. Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills was vandalized. Food and clothing items were stolen from a utility building and a snack bar. 11:00 a.m. Petty theft on Highway 193 […]

Joseph John Klein

June 10, 1927 — April 2, 2015 Joseph John Klein, aged 87, from Bath, Pa., passed away on April 2, 2015, in Roseville, Calif., surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; sons, Joe and John Matt; daughters, Kim and Kellie; and five grandchildren. Joseph was a U.S. Marine and a […]

Robert Irvin Connolly

Jan. 27, 1933 — April 6, 2015 Robert I. Connolly, Capt. USN (retired) of Pollock Pines, Calif., passed away peacefully on April 6, 2015. He was born in Springfield, Mass., and was the loving husband of the late Patricia Connolly. He was the son of the late Raymond C. Connolly and Dorothy Welch Connolly. Robert […]

Crime Log: March 11-13

March 11 12:34 a.m. A 17-year-old male juvenile reported being assaulted and robbed on a bike trail on El Dorado Hills Boulevard in El Dorado Hills. 8:06 a.m. A victim reported a burglary on Ridgewood Court in Rescue. 9:52 a.m. An unlocked vehicle on La Canada Drive in Cameron Park was broken into and items […]

February 2015 divorces

Kevin Thomas Heilman and Jessica Heilman, February 24, 2015 Cathy Macri and David Macri, February 19, 2015 John G. Johnson and Amy M. Johnson, February 19, 2015 Maggie Kido and Matthew Batkin, February 19, 2015 Rachel R. Green and Oliver E. Green Jr., February 19, 2015 Wilbur Mott Jr. and Rose M Mott, February 19, […]

Crime Log: March 8-10

March 8 11:57 a.m. Suspect(s) forcibly opened a mailbox on Meadow Creek Road in Rescue. 1:15 p.m. Suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle on Bailey Court in El Dorado Hills and took property. 2:29 p.m. Trespassing was reported on Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs. March 9 4:29 a.m. A male and female were allegedly engaged […]

Diana Lynn Tryon

Nov. 18, 1945 — April 7, 2015 Diana Lynn Tryon, a fourth-generation Placerville native, passed away at home, April 7, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Michael; sister, Jodi (Dennis) Doherty; nephew, Sean (Sarah) Morey; and great-niece, Sophie Grace Morey. She also leaves behind stepchildren, Kim Sterling and Toby (Mia) Tryon,; stepgrandsons, Jonathon (Cat) […]

Gary S. Carter

July 28, 1954 — April 4, 2015 Gary passed away April 4, 2015, in Reno, Nev. He is survived by his wife, Claire; sons, B.J. and Steve; mother, Ann (Carter) Schinke; sister, Carol; brother, Bradley; niece, Brandi and her daughter, Stella; mother-in-law, Victoria; and stepchildren, Tony and Cheryl (Brian). Gary was deeply loved by all […]

Viola May Chapdelaine

Dec. 14, 1925 — April 2, 2015 On April 2, 2015, Viola passed away peacefully at the age of 89. She was born Dec. 14, 1925, in Grizzly Flat, Calif. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Elmer; daughter, Karen; and brother, Robert. She is survived by her son, David (wife Bonnie); daughter, […]

Edna Boyer

Aug. 15, 1938 — March 27, 2015 Edna Boyer was born on Aug. 15, 1938, in Naches, Wash., to parents Theodore and Adeline Oviatt. She was a resident of Omo Ranch, Calif., for 65 years. She moved to Carmichael in 2004 and resided with her sister, Rhuemma, until she passed away on March 27, 2015. […]

Kathryn (Guido) Stott

Nov. 11, 1942 — March 27, 2015 Kathy passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015, after being in Marshall ICU for 26 days. Kathy “Sissy” and her twin Calvin “Sonny” were born and raised in Livermore, Calif., where she met and married her husband of 54 years, Don. Don and Kathy lived in Sacramento, where […]

Douglas Leonard Roberts

Jan. 4, 1923 — April 3, 2015 Douglas Leonard Roberts was born Jan. 4, 1923, in Longmont, Colo., to Clyde Leonard Roberts and Hazel Billings Roberts. He passed away April 3, 2015, in Placerville, Calif., at the age of 92. Doug grew up in Longmont and in 1937 moved to Southern California with his family. […]

Margaret Ann Carpenter Weber

May 3, 1938 — March 31, 2015 Margaret Ann Carpenter Weber, age 76, passed away on March 31, 2015, from breast cancer. She was born on May 3, 1938, in Placerville, Calif., and spent her childhood years in Rescue, Calif. Marge was preceded in death by her husband, William Weber; her brother, Bill Carpenter; and […]

Lake Levels: April 9, 2015

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. April 8, 2015 Elevation (feet) 425.3 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 572,500 59% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 732 Outflow 599 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. April 9, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,457.22 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 32,621 79% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 73.99 Outflow […]

Michel Guy Prod’hon

April 3, 1955 — April 5, 2015 Michel Guy Prod’hon died unexpectedly on April 5, 2015, in Fair Play, Calif., of a heart attack. A native of Chaumont, France, he was born April 3, 1955, and moved to Placerville, Calif., in 1995, fulfilling his dream of becoming a winemaker and running Mount Aukum Winery. Mr. […]

Building Permits: March 23-27

Permits Issued: 03/23/2015 to 03/27/2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 3 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $47,371 2 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $886,541 2 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $53,800 1 BUILDG – REMODL – CHURCH $385,000 1 BUILDG – REMODL – OFFICE $19,500 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – 1-FMLY $12,000 1 BUILDG […]

William “Bill” B. Dodd

March 13, 1941 — March 20, 2015 William “Bill” B. Dodd passed away peacefully on March 20, 2015, at Marshall Hospital. He was a man of many talents, including golf, target shooting, table tennis, archery, guitar playing and singing. With a ready smile, he was happiest when he was playing golf or surrounded by family […]

Crime Log: March 5-6

March 5 2:13 a.m. A boyfriend and girlfriend of six months got into an argument on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs over personal issues. During the argument, the male allegedly struck the female on the face with a closed fist twice, causing traumatic injury. Brams Munsinger, 30, was arrested and booked. 2:34 a.m. Deputies […]

Weather Stats: March 2015

Placerville Weather Statistics Mo/Yr Mar-15 Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:00 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain Mar. 1 55 33 0.20 Mar. 2 67 42 0.00 Mar. 3 58 33 0.10 Mar. 4 67 33 0.00 Mar. 5 66 33 0.00 Mar. 6 71 42 0.00 Mar. […]

Louis Roberts

April 7, 1924 — March 21, 2015 Louis Roberts, of Placerville, Calif., born April 7, 1924, died March 21, 2015. Services will be held at a later date.

Margaret “Peggy” Ann Stripe

March 28, 1931 — March 29, 2015 Margaret “Peggy” Ann Stripe passed away peacefully Sunday, March 29, 2015, the morning after reaching her 84th birthday at the Gold Country Retirement Center in Placerville, Calif. She was born March 28, 1931, in Denver, Colo., to Lester E. and Mary Isabel (White) Carlson. She grew up and […]

Joan Wilkerson Cook

March 17, 1946 — March 18, 2015 Joan Wilkerson Cook passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 69, at her home in Placerville, Calif., on March 18, 2015. She was born on March 17, 1946, in Hamilton, Texas, to Danforth and Creola Maurine Wilkerson. She played the piano for the First Presbyterian […]

John Farel Cunningham

Sept. 23, 1945 — March 27, 2015 John passed away March 27, 2015. He was born Sept. 23, 1945. He was a longtime resident in Foster City, before retiring in El Dorado Hills, Calif. He was a landscape general contractor for more than 40 years. His hobbies were hunting and fishing. He was also an […]

Angela Patricia McGregor

Nov. 8, 1918 — March 11, 2015 Angela “Pat” McGregor was born Nov. 8, 1918, to Thomas and Marie (Grasso) Murphy in Berkeley, Calif., and passed from this life on March 11, 2015, in Manteca, Calif. Pat graduated from Berkeley High School and entered the work force as a clerk for the Southern Pacific Railroad, […]

James Allen Boss Sr.

March 1, 1939 — March 3, 2015 James was born in Geneva, Wisc., to Fred and Lucile Boss, the second youngest of his eight brothers and two sisters. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1956 at the age of 17 and served until his Honorable Discharge in 1962 in California. He was a proud member […]

Lake Levels: April 2, 2015

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. April 2, 2015 Elevation (feet) 425.16 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 571,300 58% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 524 Outflow 600 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 12 a.m. April 2, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,456.45 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 32,184 78% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 58.39 Outflow […]

Patricia Kay “Katie” Ludwig

1954 — 2015 Patricia Kay “Katie” Ludwig, a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed peacefully in her sleep on March 10, 2015. May she sleep with the angels. Katie is survived by a loving husband and best friend, Robert Ludwig; son, Daniel Ramirez; daughter, Angila Ramirez; brothers, Roger and Jim Harrington; and sisters, Nancy […]

Patricia Rose Maguire

March 28, 1940 — March 17, 2015 Patricia Rose Maguire passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at 11:30 a.m., with her husband and three children by her side. She passed away shortly before her 75th birthday. Her family was everything to her and she continued to give her all by fostering more than 100 […]

Birth announcement

A 10 pound, 4 ounce, 22 inch baby boy was born to Eden Osucha and Jason Middleton at 5 p.m. on Feb. 23 in  Lewiston, Maine. Laszlo Raffael Osucha-Middleton joins his 3-year-old sibling, Marek, and he is the grandson of Theodore Osucha of Placerville and Karen and John Middleton of Arlington, Va. If you’d like to […]

Crime Log: March 1-4

March 1 3:50 a.m. A 24-year-old female victim reported grand theft on Coach Lane in Cameron Park. 7:58 a.m.
 Deputies were dispatched to a report of a domestic violence incident on Presley Lane in Shingle Springs. A female was arrested. 8:35 a.m. Suspect(s) took a 60-year-old male victim’s generators while he was sleeping in his […]

Building permits March 16-20

Permits Issued: 3/16/2015 To: 3/20/2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 2 BUILDG – CNVRTO – OFFICE $363,108 1 BUILDG – DEMLTN – TOWR-C $5,000 2 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $153,204 2 BUILDG – EXPAND – TOWR-C $12,500 3 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $3,237,736 2 BUILDG – NEW – ACCBLD $104,230 4 BUILDG […]

Barbara Louise Thomsen

July 29, 1925 — Jan. 17, 2015 Barbara Louise Thomsen went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at 4:46 a.m. She was surrounded by her children and her grandchildren. She was born Barbara Louise Walther in San Francisco, Calif., and was preceded in death by the love of her life, Victor […]

Correction

In a story that ran Friday, March 27, regarding the Collina di Mela olive oil ranch, it was reported that Ron Sbragia is president of the Apple Hill Growers Association. He is vice president. Lynn Larsen is the current president.

Crime Log: Feb. 27-28

Feb. 27 12:29 a.m. A subject was contacted sitting in a vehicle in the back parking lot of a motel on Coach Lane in Cameron Park with another occupant. Upon contact, the male, Michael Cooper, 19, allegedly displayed signs of being under the influence of a controlled substance. He was also allegedly found to be […]

Lake Levels 3/26/15

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. March 26, 2015 Elevation (feet) 425.41 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 573,700 59% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 751 Outflow 684 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. March 26, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,455.71 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 31,769 77% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 63.6 Outflow […]

Correction

Imagination Theater is presenting the Tony Award-winning production “Spamalot” with performances through April 26, not April 6 as printed in the Friday, March 27 edition of the Mountain Democrat. The musical is playing at the theater located on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville, with Thursday and Friday shows at 7 […]

Bernice Farris

July 11, 1920 — March 15, 2015 Bernice Farris passed away on March 15, 2015, at the age of 94. She was born in Auburn on July 11, 1920, becoming the third generation in her family to be born and raised in the Motherlode region. She was the fourth daughter to Joseph and Minnie Castillo […]

Building Permits: March 9-13

Permits Issued: March 9, 2015 to March 13, 2015 Qty PType Val SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $44,223 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – TOWR-C $8,000 5 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $91,326 2 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $62,900 1 ELCTRC – NEW – LNDS-C $4,250 1 ELCTRC – NEW – OFFICE $6,500 […]