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Obituaries - 1997

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Albert Madeiros
7/16 (Date of Pub.)
Albert Peter Madeiros, 77, of Waterford died July 7 at his daughter's home in Grass Valley. 
In accordance to his wishes, there will be no services. Burial will be in the Hawaiian Islands. 
Mr. Madeiros was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Oakland to John and Mary Costa. He was retired from the Coast Guard the Alameda County Sheriff's Department. He enjoyed gardening. 
He is survived by his ex-wife, Marie Madeiros; daughters Joan, Regina, Veronica and Teresa; sons Michael, Gregory, Joseph, Anthony and David; brothers Manuel, John, Joseph and George; sisters Rosalie, Hilda, Bernice and Jackie; and 18 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Antone Madeiros in 1976. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Russ Monroe Chapel. 

Dolores Cadena
7/16 (Date of Pub.)
A memorial Mass for Dolores Fuentes Cadena will be celebrated at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Church of the Visitation, 655 Sunnydale Ave. in San Francisco. Private inurnment will be at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma. 
Mrs. Cadena died Friday at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital. 
She was a longtime seamstress for Sun Tent Lubbert. She enjoyed gardening and being with her family. 
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Norma and John Reinosa, and Veronica and Werner Lehmann; sisters Carlotta Olivas and Alicia Young; brother, Armando Fuentes; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Claude Araneda. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Reichert's Funeral and Cremation Services. 

Edwards, Edward
7/15 (Date of Pub.)
The funeral for Edward John Edwards of Cedar Ridge will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. 
Mr. Edwards died Sunday in Grass Valley. He was 88. 
He was born Dec. 16, 1908, in San Francisco to Edward Emanual and Johana Edwards. He had various trades and professions. He was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 13 in Nevada City. He enjoyed cooking for large groups, the Shriners and the Masonic Lodge. 
He is survived by his son, Lewis Bernard of Shingle Springs; daughter, Star Ewing of Palm Springs; grandson, William E. Bell of Grass Valley; granddaughter, Nevora E. Gaughan of Grass Valley; and numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nevora Allice Edwards in 1982; and brothers, Gomer Edwards in 1988 and Raymond Edwards in 1962. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. 

Drievold, Irene
7/15 (Date of Pub.)
Memorial services for longtime Grass Valley resident Irene Drievold will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Peace Lutheran Church, 828 W. Main St., in Grass Valley. 
Mrs. Drievold died Friday following a brief illness. She was 85. 
She was born March 5, 1912, in Lavern, S.D. She and her family settled in Grass Valley from Iowa in 1952. She worked for 20 years in the food service department of Miners' Hospital in Nevada City. She was an active and charter member of the Peace Lutheran Church in Grass Valley. She was also an active member in the Sons of Norway, several Bible study groups and sewing clubs. 
She is survived by her children, Don Drievold of Auburn, Donna Decker of Colfax, Wanda Pollak of Benicia and Karen Bellus of Red Bluff; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Dan Drievold in 1995. 
Memorial contributions are preferred to the Peace Lutheran Church or to the Sons of Norway in Grass Valley. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

Bloom, Pauline
7/15 (Date of Pub.)
Lake Wildwood resident Pauline Bloom died Sunday at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. 
In accordance to her wishes, there will be no services. A celebration of life will be conducted from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Wildwood Clubhouse. 
Mrs. Bloom was born in Arkansas. Her family soon moved to Memphis, Tenn. She was the oldest of eight children. In the late 1960s, she moved with her husband to Mountain View, where they resided for more than 25 years. She was a property manager in Mountain View. After their retirement, they moved to Lake Wildwood in 1993 and were very active in the local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliaries. She enjoyed raising flowers and plants and playing duplicate bridge, in which she had become a life master in 1986. 
She is survived by her husband Ken; children, Paula and Bob Weaver of Mountain View, James and Ranee Bloom of Hopland, Ken and Virginia Bloom of Whidby Island, Wash., Jodie Chalfant of Reno, Nev., and Laurie Peterson of Ione; mother, Hazel Taylor of Memphis, Tenn.; brothers and sisters, Faye Phillips, Brenda Owen and Gary Taylor, all of Memphis, Tenn. and J.A. Taylor of Myrtle Beach, S.C. , Paul D. Taylor of Nevada City, Ron Taylor of San Jose and Don Taylor of Santa Cruz; nine grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews. 
Memorial contributions are preferred to Hospice of the Foothills, 12059 Nevada City Highway, Suite 200, Grass Valley, 95945, and/or Thrift Shop-Cancer Aid, 317 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley, 95945. 

Suzuyo Russo
7/14/97 (Date of Pub.)
The funeral for Suzuyo "Sue" (IIjima) Russo of Carmichael will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Placer Buddhist Church in Penryn. Tesshi Aoyama will officiate. 
Mrs. Russo died Wednesday in Sacramento. She was 67. 
She was born April 3, 1930, in Yokohama, Japan. She married Tony Russo on Oct. 31, 1947, in Yokohama. They moved to the Bay area, where she owned and operated Draperies by Susan. She retired in 1989, when the couple moved to Carmichael. She belonged to the Fujinki Ladies Club and was an avid gardener. 
She is survived by her husband, Anthony Russo of Carmichael; daughter, Ann Garcia of Napa; son, Tony S. Russo of Yuba City; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacramento Scottish Rite Language Disorders Clinic, 6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95819. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. 

Helen McFarlane
7/11/97 (Date of Pub.)
Private inurnment for former Grass Valley resident Helen Elizabeth McFarlane of Auburn will be conducted at the Inglewood Cemetery in Inglewood. 
Mrs. McFarlane died Wednesday at Hilltop Manor Convalescent Hospital in Auburn. She was 82. 
She was born April 8, 1915, in Jamesville, Minn. She had been a resident of Auburn for two years. Prior to her move to Auburn, she had lived in Grass Valley for 15 years and had been a longtime resident of Downey. She was a homemaker and was active in the Grass Valley Christian Church. 
She is survived by her sons, James McFarlane of Auburn, Paul McFarlane of Idaho and Tim McFarlane of Idaho; daughter, Mich McFarlane of Grass Valley; five grandchildren, 12-great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Lassila Funeral Chapels in Auburn. 

Gene Hughes
7/11/97 (Date of Pub.)
Visitation for Gene Hughes of Grass Valley will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Nevada City Chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. Burial will be at the Greenwood Memorial Gardens. 
Mr. Hughes died Wednesday in rural Yuba County. He was 65. 
He was born April 22, 1932, in Nevada City to Eugene and Goldie (Brummell) Hughes. He was one of 12 children. He was reared in Grass Valley and was a 1951 graduate of Grass Valley High School. He served with the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954 and after his discharge, drove a loader for Bear River Sawmill. 
He eloped with Pat Pate on Feb. 25, 1952, to Reno, Nev. He worked for Granite Construction from 1961 to 1968 and owned and operated a trucking business for the last 29 years. He was a member of the Mr. and Mrs. Dance Club and an avid fisherman. He enjoyed watching boxing, ice skating and Joe Montana play football. 
He is survived by his wife, Pat Hughes of Grass Valley; son, Ron Hughes of Nevada City; daughters, Karrol Pratt, Shelly Adams , Sheilla Williams and Beverly Horner, all of Grass Valley; sisters, Iverna Pignatelli of New Jersey, Lorraine Davidson of Oxnard and Edith Abaro of Oregon; brothers Tommy and Jack Hughes of Grass Valley, Henry Hughes of Tracy and Elmer Lewis of Texas; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jim Hughes in 1987; sister, Theda Nash in 1993; and granddaughter, Nicole Lynn Hughes in 1981. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

Audella Harris
7/11/97 (Date of Pub.)
Services have been conducted for former Grass Valley resident Audella Harris. Burial was at the Glenn Oaks Memorial Park in Chico. 
Mrs. Harris died Saturday at St. Elizabeth Community Hospital. She was 83 and lived in Red Bluff. 
She was born Aug. 11, 1913, in Castella to Robert and Leslie Hogle. She attended Anderson and Grass Valley schools. She was a secretary for the Red Bluff Credit Bureau for three years. 
In 1984, she was selected Woman of the Year by California Garden Clubs, Inc. and served as the club's state flower school chairwoman for three years. She also was past president of the Carmichael Arrangers Guild and the Sacramento Arrangers Guild, chairwoman of the Cascade Judges Council from 1981 to 1983, a past director of the Cascade District, a member of the Red Bluff Garden Club and the Chico Horticultural Society, and was a life judge of the National Council of Garden Clubs Inc. 
She enjoyed the outdoors, mountains and working with flowers. 
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, William Harris of Red Bluff; brother, Claude Schwartz of Carmichael; and one grandson. 
Arrangements were under the direction of Brusie Funeral Home. 

Weems, Ernest
Thu, Jul 10, 1997 (Date of Pub.)
The funeral for Ernest Weems of Grass Valley will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at the Abundant Life Fellowship on Alta Street in Grass Valley. 
Mr. Weems died Friday in a rural Grass Valley residence. He was 78. 
He was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Eureka Springs, Ark., to Cleo and Jesse (Taylor) Weems. He was one of five children. He was reared in Kansas and when he was 14, moved with his family to Lake County, where he worked on a ranch. 
In 1934, he moved to Redwood City where he worked as a maintenance superintendent for the Sequoia High School District for 30 years. He retired and moved to Nevada County in 1980. He was a member of the Forresters, a life member of the National Rifle Association and the California Rifle and Pistol Association. He was an amateur pilot and owned his own airplane. He enjoyed bowling, fishing and hunting. 
He is survived by his wife, Lila Williams Weems of Grass Valley; sons, Ernie Weems of Grass Valley and Rodney Weems of St. Helena; daughter, Toni Abbey of Reno, Nev.; brothers, Charles Weems of Redwood City; sister, Millie Hanlon of Oakdale; six grandchildren and one great-grandson. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. 

Herrick, Glenn
Thu, Jul 10, 1997 (Date of Pub.)
Glenn Ross Herrick, 64, of Grass Valley died Monday at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento. 
In accordance to his wishes, there will be no services. 
Mr. Herrick was born Dec. 14, 1932, in Redondo Beach. He had been a resident of Grass Valley for 11 years. He was a self-employed craftsman for 40 years and an avid woodworker. 
He is survived by his wife Peggy of Grass Valley; sons, Steven Ross Herrick of Amity, Ore., and Scott Michael Herrick of Pleasant Hill; brother, Robert Herrick of Hurricane, Utah; and four grandchildren. 
Arrangements are under the direction of Lassila Funeral Chapels in Auburn.


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