Miscellaneous Butte County, California Obituaries - 2000

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Ruth Alford
Published 6/6/2000
Paradise resident and previous longtime Oroville resident Ruth Fugate Alford died at Enloe Hospital Monday, May 29.
She was 77.
Born in Tyrone, Mo., to Joseph Kenneth and Gussie Fugate Alford, she was a grocery clerk at Safeway in Oroville for 25 years. 
Mrs. Alford was a member of the First Congregational Church, Oroville. She is survived by two grandsons, two granddaughters, one great-grandson, one niece, and one nephew. 
She is predeceased by her husband, who died last year; and by her only child, James, who died in 1983. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the First Congregational Church Youth Fund in Oroville.
Services for Mrs. Alford were held Saturday. She was buried following cremation.
The Oroville Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Thelma Apperson
Published 6/6/2000
A former Paradise resident for 14 years, Thelma Laura Apperson died Saturday in Auburn. 
She was 87.
Born in Pontiac, Mich., she had been a resident of Auburn for the past 23 years since she left Paradise. 
Mrs. Apperson was a member of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her daughter, Ann Franklin of Nevada; son, Robert; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
She is predeceased by her husband, Charles E. Apperson.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. 
Inurnment will be in Paradise Cemetery. Chapel of the Hills of Auburn is handling the arrangements.

Mary Aggers
Published 6/8/2000
Formerly a registered nurse at Feather River Hospital for 10 years, Mary Alice Aggers, 76, died at Cypress Acres in Paradise Sunday. 
Born in Wessington, S.D., to Harley and Anna Hollister, she attended both Sonoma State and Walla Walla College.
A nurse for 45 years, Mrs. Aggers nursed veterans during World War II, worked at Ft. Lewis Army Hospital and Pacific Union Hospital along with several others, and was also a public health care nurse. 
She moved to Paradise in 1978 from St. Helena, and retired after her employment at Feather River. 
Mrs. Aggers was a member of the Paradise Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Dorcas Society. 
She enjoyed outdoor activities and traveling with her husband, Leslie, whom she married in March 1988.
The couple traveled to Paris, Rome, Israel and many other places.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son, David Hardcastle of Vale, Ore.; stepson, Lawrence Aggers of Orcut; and four grandchildren. 
She is predeceased by four brothers and four sisters. 
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater North Valley Chapter at P.O. Box 3148, Paradise, CA 95967. 
A service for Mrs. Aggers will be held Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Paradise Seventh-day Adventist Church Fellowship Center. 
Inurnment will be in private.
Rose Chapel Mortuary of Paradise is handling the arrangements.

James Medve
Published 6/8/2000
Accomplished violinist James Cobman Medve used to play for the officers and for special events when he served as a master sergeant with the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1946.
Medve, a Paradise resident since 1981, died at Cypress Acres in Paradise last Thursday. 
He was 86.
Born in Columbus, Ohio, to James and Elizabeth Medve, he learned to play the violin from his father.
He was stationed at Camp Barkeley in Abilene, Texas, during his service in the Army. 
On January 14, 1944, he married Amanda N. Allen in Rockford, Ill.
Before his retirement, Mr. Medve was a corrugated box salesman for the box division of Continental Can Company.
He moved to Paradise from LaHabra, where he attended the Paradise Alliance Church. 
In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, James Alan Medve of Alamo, and Ronald Coleman Medve of Mission Viejo; sister, Blanche W. Robey of Columbus, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at Rose Chapel. Pastor Bob Casey will officiate, and the Paradise Veterans Council will be handling the military honors. 
Private family services at Paradise Cemetery will follow. 
Rose Chapel Mortuary of Paradise is handling the arrangements. 

Dorothy Benjamin
Published 6/8/2000
A Paradise resident since 1970, Dorothy Benjamin died Saturday at Paradise Health Care.
She was 95.
Born in Los Angeles to Roscoe and Kathryn Abger, she was an assistant manager for Horn’s Department Store before her retirement. 
She was a member of the World Wide Church of God. 
A widow, Mrs. Benjamin was an avid reader, gardener and seamstress.
She is survived by her sons, Melbourne Patterson of Angwin, and Eugene and Donald Patterson, both of Paradise; daughter, Mary Kay Porter of Paradise; sister, Virginia Palm of Sunnyvale; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
She is predeceased by her son, Alan Patterson.
At her request, no services are planned. 
Rose Chapel Mortuary of Paradise is handling the arrangements.

Debra Gibson-Overton
Published 6/8/2000
Former Paradise resident Debra Kay Gibson-Overton, 41, died Sunday at her home in Chico. 
The coroner’s office is awaiting autopsy results to determine the cause of her sudden death.
Born and raised in Nevada, she moved to Paradise when she was 15 and graduated from Ridgeview High School. 
She married David Overton in 1981 and moved to Chico.
Mrs. Gibson-Overton was a beautician for three years. 
She was a member of the Cornerstone Ministries Church in Chico.
She collected angels and exotic tropical fish for her home aquariums. She loved animals and often visited the Sacramento Zoo. She enjoyed fishing, the outdoors and family gatherings.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters, Alisa and Angela, both of Chico; sister, Rita Gibson of Southern California; and her friend and surrogate mother, Irmgard Overton, of Chico.
She is predeceased by her parents, John and Juanita Gibson.
Memorial contributions to Mrs. Gibson-Overton can be made to the Debra Gibson-Overton Memorial Fund in care of Sorensen’s Affordable Mortuary, Chico, CA 95928.
A graveside service will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Chico Cemetery, where she will be buried. 
Sorensen’s Affordable Mortuaries of Chico is handling the arrangements. 

Helen Backstrom
Published 6/8/2000
A former corporate secretary who enjoyed fishing and gardening, Paradise resident Helen Irene Backstrom died Friday.
She was 73.
Born in Glendale to A. and Hazel Brasher, she graduated from Glendale High School. 
A divorcee, she moved to Paradise from Desert Hot Springs. 
She is survived by her daughter, Linda L. Spear of Paradise; adopted son, Danial E. Cayer of Louisiana; sister, Rosalie Kerak of Paso Robles; and two granddaughters. 
A private celebration of her life will be held, and inurnment will also be in private. 
Chapel of the Pines of Paradise is handling the arrangements.

Betty Forsberg
Published 6/8/2000
After a 14-month battle with cancer, Betty Marie Forsberg died Saturday in Oroville. 
She was 50.
Born in Fremont, Neb., to Drusilla and Gerald Forsberg, she graduated from Coronado High School in Scottsdale, Ariz., and moved to Santa Cruz in 1968.
She worked in sales before entering the real estate business in San Francisco, where she won numerous productivity sales and awards. 
Ms. Forsberg moved to Paradise in 1991, pursued a nursing career, and worked as a licensed vocational nurse at Oroville Hospital. 
She enjoyed gardening, card crafting and spending time with her schnauzer, Bo Diddly. 
In addition to her parents, who live in Mesa, Ariz.; she is survived by sister, Jane R. Anderson, also of Mesa; one niece and one nephew; and dear friend, Don Wakefield.
Memorial contributions in Ms. Forsberg’s name can be made to the American Cancer Society.

Rosalyn Nelson
Published 6/10/2000
A seven-year Paradise resident who, with her father, built the house she lived in for over 45 years in Chatsworth, Rosalyn N. Nelson died on May 26 at Cypress Acres in Paradise.
She was 96.
Born in Brawley to William and Nellie Hails, she was a lifelong homemaker. 
She married Thomas Nelson on November 15, 1925, in Glendale. 
Active in the Seventh-day Adventist Church for all her life, and particularly active with the church’s day-care program, Mrs. Nelson attended the Canoga Park Seventh-day Adventist Community Church before moving from Canoga Park to Paradise. 
She enjoyed crocheting, tatting and gardening, and liked to go shelling on the beaches of Mexico. She also liked to sew. 
She is survived by her daughter, Mildred Marada of Paradise; and two grandchildren. 
She is predeceased by her husband, who died in 1977.
A service for Mrs. Nelson will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church at 5720 Academy Dr. in Paradise. Pastor Russ Hager will be officiating.
Mrs. Nelson will be buried in Chatsworth Memorial Park in Chatsworth next to her late husband. 
Rose Chapel Mortuary of Paradise is handling the arrangements. 

Dorris Bodman
Published 6/10/2000
Former Paradise resident and member of the Board of Realtors and the Business and Professional Women’s Club in Southern California, Doris Olive Bodman died at Beverly Manor Convalescent Hospital in Chico Tuesday.
She was 80.
Born in Elma, Wash., to Ashley and Mary Hesseltine, she was raised and attended school in Vesta and North River, Wash. In the 1970s, she attended San Bernardino Valley College and received an associate degree in sociology. 
She married Oramel Bodman in 1939 in Washington.
A real estate broker prior to retiring in the early 1980s, Mrs. Bodman was affiliated with Eastern Star. She was also a member of the Catholic Church.
In 1989, she moved to Paradise from Carlsbad, and then to Chico in the early 1990s.
She is survived by her daughter, B. Ann Wesner of Chico; son, Gary Bodman of Temecula; brother, Walter Hesseltine of Chico; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. 
She is predeceased by her husband, who died in 1990.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Peg Taylor Centor (Passages) or to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Bodman will be buried in Paradise Cemetery. 
The Neptune Society of Northern California, Chico Branch, is handling the arrangements.

Gertrude Wohlau
Published 6/10/2000
A greeter at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Magalia resident Gertrude Wohlau, 80, died Sunday at her home.
Born in Recklinghausen, Germany, she was a self-employed retailer. 
A high school graduate, she was widowed when her husband, Ferdinand Wohlau, died in 1991.
A Magalia resident since 1975, Mrs. Wohlau was a member of the St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Ladies Guild; and Club Edelweiss, the German/American Club. 
She enjoyed bingo, crocheting, sewing, cooking and traveling.
She is survived by her sons, Frank of Manteca, and Dirk of Paradise; and two granddaughters. 
A funeral mass for Mrs. Wohlau will be held at St. Thomas More Catholic Church on Tuesday at 11 a.m. She will be buried next to her husband in Magalia Cemetery. Chapel of the Pines of Paradise is handling the arrangements.

James Medve
Published 6/10/2000
Accomplished violinist James Coleman Medve used to play for the officers and for special events when he served as a master sergeant with the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1946.
Medve, a Paradise resident since 1981, died at Cypress Acres in Paradise last Thursday. 
He was 86.
Born in Columbus, Ohio, to James and Elizabeth Medve, he learned to play the violin from his father as well as from professional lessons.
He was stationed at Camp Barkeley in Abilene, Texas, during his service in the Army. On January 14, 1944, he married Amanda N. Allen in Rockford, Ill.
Before his retirement, Mr. Medve was a corrugated box salesman for the box division of Continental Can Company. He moved to Paradise from LaHabra, where he attended the Paradise Alliance Church. 
In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, James Alan Medve of Alamo, and Ronald Coleman Medve of Mission Viejo; sister, Blanche W. Robey of Columbus, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
A celebration of life service was held yesterday followed by private family services at Paradise Cemetery.

Hilas Ashley
Published 6/13/2000
One of the first residents of the Paradise Pines development who helped develop many community services in the area, Hilas Charles Ashley, 92, died Thursday at Sunbridge in Paradise.
Born in Flandreau, S.D., to Jesse and Loretta Ashley, he moved to Capay as a young boy. In 1932, he graduated from college with highest honors with a degree in electrical and mechanical engineering. 
He married Florence Hahn in Berkeley in 1932. 
Before joining Standard Oil as a designing engineer in 1937, Mr. Ashley designed and supervised construction of the largest atmospheric cooling tower ever built. 
He was appointed chief engineer at Standard Oil’s refinery in El Segundo in 1948. While there, he was elected as a trustee for El Camino College, where he served as president of the board for three terms. 
After retiring from Standard Oil’s corporate engineering office in San Francisco, the Ashleys moved to the Paradise Pines in 1970. Mrs. Ashley died in 1982, and Mr. Ashley married Ida Swihart of Magalia in 1987.
Mr. Ashley helped establish the Del Oro Homeowners’ Association and the Upper Ridge Coordinating Council and served as chairman of both organizations several times.
He also served on the board of the DeSabla Volunteer Fire Department and volunteered for Hospice of the Ridge, helping to build the organization’s first thrift shop. A member of Sons in Retirement, the Paradise Elks Lodge and the Craig Memorial Congregational Church, Mr. Ashley supported various community causes, including the Paradise Performing Arts Center, Meals on Wheels, Millie’s Place and Feather River Hospital, as well as scholarships for engineering students at his alma mater, the University of California, Berkeley. 
He enjoyed artistic woodworking, fishing, world travel and camping.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Donald of Waldport, Ore.
A memorial service for Mr. Ashley will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Craig Memorial Congregational Church. Memorial contributions can be made to the church. 
Rose Chapel Mortuary of Paradise is handling the arrangements.

Lee Paradise
Published 6/13/2000
Paradise resident Lee A. Paradise, who owned and operated the Lee A. Paradise Texaco Service in downtown Chico and Paradise for 33 years, died Saturday.
He was 81.
Born in Laconia, N.H., to Arthur and Eva Paradise, he served in the U.S. Army from 1936 to 1939. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Franklin CV13 in the South Pacific. After the war, he worked as a police officer in Laconia for five years. 
Mr. Paradise moved to Chico in 1950. In addition to his business, he served as the Captain of the Butte County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse, which he was a member of for 30 years. 
He retired in 1982.
A member of the Chico Masonic Lodge No. 111, F & AM, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1555, the American Legion Chico Post No. 17, the Paradise Elks Lodge No. 2026 and a past member of the Chico Elks Lodge No. 423, Mr. Paradise was also a volunteer for the veterans’ transportation service.
A prominent horseman, he also enjoyed hunting, fishing and carpentry. 
He is survived by his sons, Robert of Aptos, and Albion of Fairfield; daughters, Beverly Obermiller of Mt. Shasta, and Patricia Fraters of Chico; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the Newton Bracewell Funeral Home of Chico, which is handling the arrangements. 
A visitation was held yesterday, and a funeral service will be held today at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. 
A private burial will take place at Chico Cemetery at a later date.

Bennie Cline
Published 6/13/2000
A Paradise Pines resident since 1964, Bennie Mae Cline died Saturday.
She was 77.
Mrs. Cline was born in Shawnee, Okla., to Benjamin Mattingly and Delia Teeples Mattingly. Her father died of scarlet fever the month before she was born. She and her mother were taken into the home of Mrs. Mattingly’s father, Charles Teeples, where Mrs. Cline was raised with several aunts and uncles. 
The entire family moved to California in 1929 and settled in Butte County, where Mrs. Cline attended schools in Gridley. The family, including Mrs. Cline’s new stepfather, Clyde Griggs, moved to Fortuna where Mrs. Cline went to school until World War II started. 
Mrs. Cline then moved to San Francisco and eventually went to work for Pacific Bell as an operator before moving up to supervisor. During this period, she met and married Edwin Siebert. 
She moved to Chico and continued to work for the phone company. After divorcing Mr. Siebert in 1960, she was transferred by Pacific Bell to Sunnyvale, where, in 1962, she met and married R. Grant Cline.
The Clines purchased their home in the Pines in 1964 and have lived there ever since. 
Mrs. Cline was an active member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Magalia congregation since she was baptized in 1972. She was an active minister and conducted many Bible studies. 
After Mr. Cline retired in 1982, the couple used their pickup truck and travel trailer to travel throughout the Northwest, including trips to Montana, Washington, Oregon and up and down the coast of California. 
Mrs. Cline especially enjoyed taking trips to Bodega Bay, where she would work on sewing projects while her husband fished.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Cline is survived by her stepdaughters, Bonnie Cline Austin, and Patti Cline Higgins; her stepsons, Donald, and Richard; several grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, at the Magalia Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Chapel of the Pines of Paradise is handling the arrangements. 

Eunice Robinett
Published 6/13/2000
Six days after she was reported missing, Eunice Mary Robinett was found dead Friday about two miles from her Magalia home. An Alzheimer’s disease patient, Mrs. Robinett had wandered away from her home last week in the middle of the night. According to the sheriff’s report, she had apparently slipped and fallen down a steep embankment to a creek where she sustained injuries to her head and leg. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection conducted a 30-man search of the area that they had planned on discontinuing on Sunday if Mrs. Robinett hadn’t been located. 
Mrs. Robinett was 77.
Born in Mammoth, Utah, to Anton and Mary Hegna, she was manager of the school cafeteria at the Port Hueneme High School District for 26 years before retiring.
She lived in Port Hueneme from 1963 to 1984, when she moved to Magalia.
A lifetime member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she attended Paradise Ward III. 
She enjoyed taking walks, gardening, cooking and swimming. She loved the beach. 
She is survived by her husband, Donald; daughters, Denise Harrison of Colorado Springs, Colo., Patricia Stecz of Medina, Ohio, Pamela Fricker of Rawlings, Md., Melanie Leasure of Modesto, Cathy Robinett of Oakview, and Christina Robinett of Santa Barbara; son, Greg of Manhattan Beach; brother, Bert Dahl of Oakview; sister, Gladys Sorenson of West Jordan, Utah; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 
She is predeceased by her son, Jeffery, who died last year. 
A memorial service was held yesterday. Cremation will take place at Chapel of the Pines Mortuary and inurnment is scheduled for Ivy Lawn Cemetery in Ventura. 
Chapel of the Pines of Paradise is handling the arrangements.

Minnie Stewart
Published 6/13/2000
Former Paradise resident Minnie Cobell Stewart, a member of the American Indian Montana Blackfoot Tribe, died in Stockton on Monday, May 29.
She was 81.
Born in Browning, Mont., she attended the Cut Bank Boarding School as a child.
She married Grover Stewart in 1939 and moved to California in 1942. 
She moved to the Ridge in 1988, and lived here until 1999. 
Mrs. Stewart is survived by her daughters, Lona McCallister of Livermore, Gloria Monares of Stockton, and Susan Stewart Medicinehorse of Bozeman, Mont.; son, Thomas of Yorba Linda; sister, Pearl Harrington of Valier, Mont.; brother, Raymond Talk of Seattle, Wash.; and 18 grandchildren.
She is predeceased by her daughter, Kathryn Stewart. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to U.C. Irvine Medical Center, Transplantation Research, 101 City Dr. S.-Bldg. 26, Room 1001, Orange, CA 92868-3298.
Mrs. Stewart is buried at the Sunset Hills Cemetery in Bozeman, Mont.
The Dokken-Nelson Funeral Home of Bozeman, Mont., is handling the arrangements.

Phoebe Benson
Published 6/15/2000
A registered nurse for over 35 years, Para-dise resident Phoebe Rose Benson died Sunday at Feather River Hospital, where she had previously worked.
She was 75.
Born in El Monte to Edward R. and Mildred M. Benson, she graduated from El Monte High School in 1943 and received her nursing degree from the Los Angeles School of Nursing in 1947. 
While in Los Angeles, Ms. Benson worked at Los Angeles General Hospital and the City of Hope Hospital. She was also a nurse at the San Carlos Indian Reservation in Arizona. 
While in Paradise, she worked at Butte County Hospital in Oroville and at Feather River.
Ms. Benson enjoyed fishing and rock-hounding. She loved animals and was devoted to her small dogs.
She is survived by many friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Paradise Animal Shelter. 
A private sea scattering for Ms. Benson will be held off of the coast of Marin County.
The Neptune Society of Northern California, Chico Branch, is handling the arrangements. 

Leigh Collins
Published 6/15/2000
A former Paradise resident who was a physician at California State Unive-rsity, Chico, while he lived here, Dr. Leigh George Collins, M.D., died at the Brentwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Hospital Sunday.
He was 88.
Born in West Point, Neb., to George and Minnie Collins, he served as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War II. 
He graduated from the University of Nebraska and Creighton Medical School in Omaha. 
Mr. Collins was a longtime Pomona resident, where he practiced for 33 years, delivering thousands of babies. He was known to his patients there as “Uncle Doc.” He was a physician at CSU, Chico for 12 years, and he was residing in Red Bluff at the time of his death, where he had lived for the last 10 years. 
Mr. Collins was a member of the Baptist faith. 
He is survived by his wife, DeLeine; daughter, Cheryl Frank of Red Bluff; brother, Col. F. G. Collins, M.D., of Texas; sister, Helen Day of Indiana; one grandson; and one great-grandson.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at P.O. Box 3148, Paradise, CA 95967, or to a favorite charity. 
A service for Mr. Collins was held yesterday at Paradise Cemetery, his final resting place.
Chapel of the Flowers of Red Bluff is handling the arrangements. 

Robert Hodges
Published 6/15/2000
A former member of the Paradise Elks Lodge and a member of the St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Magalia resident Robert S. Hodges, 91, died on May 23. 
Born in Blandinsville, Ill., to Myra and John Hodges, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. 
In sales all of his life, he worked for over 30 years at I. Magnin’s Department Store. He had lived in Magalia since 1985. 
Mr. Hodges enjoyed dancing, music and especially playing the organ. 
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Donna K.; daughter, Helen Burge of Magalia; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 
Memorial contributions can be made to the local Hospice or to the American Cancer Society in care of Chapel of the Pines Mortuary. 
A memorial mass for Mr. Hodges will take place on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church. 
Cremation will take place at Chapel of the Pines of Paradise, which is handling the arrangements. 
Magalia Cemetery will be his final resting place. 

Terrence Landman
Published 6/15/2000
Lifetime Butte County resident and longtime Magalia resident Terrence Bruce Land-man died at Enloe Hospital Monday.
He was 52.
Born in Paradise, he suffered from degenerative heart disease. He had his first heart attack when he was 28. His doctors had told him he could not take any pressures and should not work. 
Before his death, he had had two open heart surgeries and seven bypasses. 
He graduated from Gridley High School and spent three years in college.
Mr. Landman moved to Magalia from Gridley in 1972, and he married Deanna E. Marley on April 6, 1991, in Reno, Nev.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his stepson, Rory Benedict of San Jose. 
A private memorial for Mr. Landman will be held at a later date. 
Private inurnment will follow cremation at Chapel of the Pines of Paradise, which is handling the arrangements.

Herbert Johnson
Published 6/15/2000
Paradise resident Herbert Edwin Johnson, former Golden Gloves boxer and semi-professional football player, died Saturday at his home.
He was 78.
Born in Seattle to Carl and Ethel Johnson, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II as a combat sergeant and was at the Battle of Guadal Canal. 
A salesman all his life, he also owned a furniture manufacturing company and a farm, and was also an inventor. 
He was known for his sense of humor and his storytelling. 
His caretaker, Viviana Ramos, cared for him until the last day of his life.
Mr. Johnson is survived by his daughters, Mari, and Ceanne; son, Craig; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Chapel of the Pines Mortuary where cremation will also take place.
Inurnment will be in private.
Chapel of the Pines of Paradise is handling the arrangements.


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