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ANDERSON, CLARA JEAN Passed away in Sacramento on October 18, 2001. A native of Sacramento. Beloved mother of Gregory P. Anderson and Deborah J. Anderson. Loving grandmother of Gregory M. Anderson, Sarah J. Anderson and Brent R. Anderson. Loving great grandmother of Dylan Anderson and Macie Anderson. Also survived by 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Preceded in death by her son Brent R. Anderson Sr. in 1984. Friends may attend a visitation Tuesday from 3PM to 8PM at EAST LAWN ANDREWS AND GREILICH MORTUARY, 3939 Fruitridge Road. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2001, at 2PM at EAST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL, 43rd and Folsom Blvd., Sacramento.  

BLALOCK, JAMES HENRY Together again are Jim and Doris, Jim passed away in Sacramento on October 19, 2001. Born in Alameda, CA on April 16, 1920. Beloved husband 2 months shy of 60 years to Doris K. Blalock. Dear father of Jackie Spriggs and Larry Blalock, both of Orangevale, Jeri Watts of Oregon, Tom Blalock of Sacramento, Barbara Robertson of Santee and the late Judy Weiler. Loving brother of Louie and "Doc" Blalock. Devoted grandfather of 15, great-grandfather of 7 and great-great grandfather of 2. He was a Pilot in the Army Air Corps during WWII and employed at McClellan AFB for 32 years. He enjoyed the ocean, Bodega Bay and Abalone and Crab Feeds with his friends and family. He spent many a morning at Arden Hills for water aerobics, more for the friendship than the exercise! Friends are welcome for visitations 6PM to 8PM Wednesday at LOMBARD & COMPANY and are invited to attend a Rosary & Mass of Christian Burial 10AM Thursday at PRESENTATION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 4123 Robertson Ave., Sacramento, CA. Interment to follow at CALVARY CEMETERY. Memorials preferred to the charity of your choice. Lombard & Company (new location) 1550 Fulton Ave. 

CARMAZZI, DANTE JOHN Passed away peacefully at his home in Sacramento, on October 19th, 2001. He is survived by Marilyn Carmazzi, the loving mother of his seven children and their spouses: Danny and Gloria, Peter and Maril, Paul and Karen, Christine and Vic, Bill and Joanna, James and Angela, and Mary Ann and Jeremiah. Loving grandfather of Matthew, Giovanni, Angelina, Veronica, Dominic, Paul Jr., Megan, Anna Marie, Gennavieve, Francine, Dalileah, and Tyler. Dear friend of Clint and Vanessa. A native of San Francisco, and a long time resident of Sacramento, aged 76 years. Dante was raised in North Beach with his older brother and younger sister. He graduated from USF with a major in English. Dante loved the arts, music, golf and football. He was a long time employee of Slakey Brothers. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at St. Francis Church, 26th & K Street, on Friday at 2PM. Private Inurnment, St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sacramento Life Center, 3701 J St., #220, Sac., CA 95816-5542 or to Christian Brothers High School c/o the Men's and Women's Golf Team, 4315 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Sac., CA 95820.

CHAN, BOB M. In Sacramento, October 18, 2001 at the age of 75. Beloved husband of 42 years to Sylvia Chan. Loving father of Diane (Eugson), Beverly (Anthony) and Ralph (Poh-Ling). Brother of Ling Chew and Bill Chan. Beloved grandfather of Matthew, Justin, Katie, Ryan, Brandon, Carly, Michael, Kimberly, and Olivia. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 1PM in the LAND PARK CHAPEL OF HARRY A. NAUMAN & SON, 4041 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento. Donations may be made to: Sac. Lung Assoc., 909 12th St., Sac., CA 95814. 

CLARY, DARE F. Born January 25, 1922 in Cranberry, North Carolina. Passed away October 19, 2001 in Auburn, California. Although she lived most of her life in California, she never forgot her deep seated Southern roots. She was very active, supportive and giving in her community. Preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Dallas Clary; grandson, Chris Spacht; and daughter-in-law, Anna Clary. She is survived by her children; Jim Clary and wife Sherry, Patty Skinner and husband Carl, and Bob Clary and partner Steve; her grandchildren, Jolene McFarland and husband Dave, Brian Clary, and Dusty Spacht; 11 brothers and sisters; and sister-in-law, Marcia Clary. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 24th, 12:00 PM in the Church of the Valley at Mount Vernon Mortuary, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks, CA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 160126, Sacramento, CA 95816; the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Washington, DC; or the Chris Spacht Scholarship Fund, El Dorado Savings and Loan, Placerville, CA. 

CRITES, MARK LAVERNE 85, Oct. 16, 2001. He is survived by brother Marvin Crites 88, of Chico, 4 children Pauline Waugh of Sacramento, Carolyn Baum of Antelope, Christine Cosmez of Rocklin, and Carson Crites of San Jose. He is also survived by grandchildren Vicki Baum , Mindy Baum, Scott Waugh, Nicole Cosmez and Ted Cosmez, great grandchildren Kalyn Waugh and Hunter Cosmez, Laverne was born in Live Oak, Ca. and graduated from La Verne College in So. Ca. Laverne taught math, P.E., and coached throughout Ca. Moving to Sacramento in 1950, Laverne taught at Stanford Jr. High, was Vice-Principal at Peter Lassen Jr. High, and was the first Principal of Will C. Wood Jr. High. Laverne always had a smile and a joke to share, went out of his way to be friendly to whomever he met, and will be missed by many. A Memorial Service will be held Sun. Oct. 28, 2 pm at Fremont Presbyterian Church, H St. & Carlson Dr. Please make a donation in Laverne's name to the American Red Cross, Sept. 11th Fund, or the charity of your choice.

DAVENPORT, GWENDOLYN Passed away in Sacramento on October 18, 2001 at the age of 68. She was born October 12, 1933. A lifelong resident of Sacramento, she was a loving mother and grandmother. Her husband, Evan, son, Michael, and his wife, Dee, survive her. Grandmother of Daniel, Lori, Tina and four great grandchildren. Also survived by two brothers, Herbert and his wife, Connie; and Gordon, and his wife, June; a sister, Maxine, and her husband, Larry. Aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. She was a warm beautiful lady and will be missed by all who knew her, especially her family. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 24, 2001, at 1PM at the Sacramento Memorial Lawn Garden Chapel, 6100 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 23, 2001, from 3PM to 8PM at the mortuary. Arrangements entrusted to the care of SACRAMENTO MEMORIAL LAWN. 

De DONATO, VINCENT EDWARD Born May 24, 1933 in St. Louis, MO. Passed away in Sacramento on October 20, 2001. Beloved husband of Mary De Donato. Loving father of Nanette De Donato, Lisa O'Brien, Gregg De Donato and Colette Prentiss. Grandfather of Nicholas & Dominic Gargano and Heather & Brittany De Donato. Preceded in death by a granddaughter, Carrie Gargano. Also survived by a brother, Florian De Donato, three nieces, a nephew, daughter-in-law Cyndi De Donato and sons-in-law Rick O'Brien & Carlos Prentiss. A memorial mass will be celebrated Friday, October 26, 2001 at 11:00 AM at St. Paul Catholic Church, 8720 Florin Road, Sacramento. Recitation of the rosary will be celebrated Thursday, October 25, 2001 at 7:00 PM at St. Paul's. Arrangements entrusted into the care of Sacramento Memorial Lawn Garden Chapel, 6100 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA. 

DRAIN, JOSEPHINE ROSE Passed away at UCMD after a sudden stroke on October 19, 2001. Mrs. Drain, 93, was born August 17, 1908 in Lincoln, Illinois. A housewife for over 50 years and loving wife of Milton J. Drain who passed away in June of this year. She is survived by her only son James Christopher Drain and daughter in law Barbara. Mrs. Drain was an active member of the All Hollows Alter Society for many years and was a driving force along with her husband in the operations of the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store for more than 20 years. Family and friends are invited to attend Services Wednesday, October 24th at NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER 5401 Folsom Blvd. Entombment, St. Mary's Cemetery. Any remembrances can be made to the National Shrine of St. Jude.

DURANT, NANCY JANE Born April 12, 1931 in Willits, CA to George and Bessie Stockton, passed away Oct. 19, 2001 at the young age of 70. She was a graduate of Highlands Hospital Nursing School in Oakland, and worked as an RN at St. Anthony's, Mercy, & General Rose in Denver, CO., and in Sacto. for 27 years at UCDMC. An avid quilter, she sold her crafts at local craft fairs. She is survived by her beloved husband, Richard Arlen Durant; daughters, Brenda and Debbie; sons-in-law, Tai & Jay; sister, Wilma (& Jackson); grandchildren, Richard, Maya, Rose, David, LeTai, LeDuc, and Mimi; and 10 great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to drop-in Sat., Nov. 3, 2-4pm at the Clubhouse, 8181 Folsom Blvd., Sac., to celebrate her life. Donations can be made to the "City of Hope" Attn: Central Processing, 1500 E. Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010.

HOULIHAN, SUSAN A. Surrounded by her family, she passed from this earth on Oct. 18, 2001. A third generation Californian, she was born on 8/21/40 to Charles and Mary Greene of Walnut Grove. Former Sr. Class President and graduate of Castilleja H.S., she went on to attend the University of Colorado. A long time resident of Fair Oaks, she had been involved in the Jr. League and was recently retired from the CA Housing Finance Agency. She is survived by her husband Jim, daughter Kathleen and her husband Leif, son Michael and his wife Monica, her sister Debbie, 6 grandchildren and stepmother Esther. Friends are welcome to attend a gathering at the family home on Friday, Oct. 26th from 1PM to 3PM.

KEMP, GEORGIA Departed this life October 16, 2001 in Sacramento at the age of 83. She joins her beloved husband Willie Kemp in God's heavenly Kingdom. Georgia Ann Pearl Johnson Kemp was one of sixteen children born to Savannah and William Johnson on September 7, 1918 in Dubberly, Louisiana. She accepted Christ at an early age and was an active member of Kyles Temple AME Zion Church. Georgia was a faithful member of Adah Chapter No. 1 Order of Eastern Star and Past Worthy Matron. She resided in Houston, Texas and later moved to Sacramento. Georgia leaves to cherish her memories two daughters, Doris VanHook, and Helen Freeny; two sons, Walter and Danny Kemp; two sons-in-law, Nathaniel VanHook and Lewine Bud Freeny; and two daughters-in-law, Wanda and Anna Kemp. She also leaves 12 Grandchildren; 21 Great-Grandchildren; 3 Great-Great Grandchildren; 10 Brothers and Sisters; and a host of family and friends. Visitation will be at Sacramento Memorial Lawn 6100 Stockton Blvd on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 from 3-7pm. Services will be at Kyles Temple AME Zion Church, 2940 42nd Street, Thursday October 25, 2001 at 12 Noon. Interment: South East Lawn Memorial Park, 9189 East Stockton Blvd. 

KIRBY, BERNICE 8/16/15 - 10/18/01 Has gone to continue her journey with God. Cherished mother of Eugene, Norman, and Blain Kirby. Loving and devoted nana to 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Dear sister to Jean and Connie. Preceded in death by her husband Jack and son Gary. Bernice will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Family and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Services, Thursday, October 25, 2001 at 2PM at The First Baptist Church, 2324 L Street, Sacramento. Interment to immediately follow at East Lawn Memorial Park, 43rd & Folsom Blvd.

KNOX, JOHN A. SGM (RET.) At the VA Hospital, Mather, October 20, 2001. Age 63 years. Born August 3, 1938 in Danville, Illinois. Survived by his loving wife of 40 years Pat, children Sharon (Jeff) Benbrook, Jay (Natalie) Knox, and Donna Knox. Grandfather of Matthew and Alexander Benbrook. SGM Knox served proudly in the US Army for over 30 years. Friends and family are invited to attend Memorial Services with military honors on Friday October 26 at 3:00 P.M. at SUNSET LAWN CHAPEL OF THE CHIMES 4701 Marysville Blvd, Sacramento (922-5833). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to charity of choice.

KOWALCZYK, JOSEPH RICHARD Born in Philadelphia, PA on November 11, 1917. Resident of Sacramento for 58 years. Beloved husband of Yvonne Kowalczyk. Loving brother of Elizabeth Witt, Jean Papciak and Helen McGinley. Employed at the Sacramento Signal Depot and retired from McClellan AFB as a Federal Employee. Past Chairman of Sacramento Institute of Radio Engineers and Past Co-Chairman of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. Past member of American Legion Band and SIRS # 102. He enjoyed many hobbies including music, golf, Astronomy and Lapidary. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass 11 AM Wednesday at ST. IGNATIUS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3235 Arden Way, Sacramento. Private interment at Calvary Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the charity of your choice. Lombard & Company (new location) 1550 Fulton Avenue 

KULL, ELIZABETH I. In Roseville, CA on October 18, 2001, at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Arden Kull. Loving mother of Lorna J. McClung and her husband Stanley McClung, of Roseville, CA, James A. Kull of Pleasant Hill, CA and Lynda D. Dunn of Tobyhanna, PA. Devoted grandmother of David McClung and his wife Lee Ann McClung, Karin Boasci and her husband Jim Boasci & Walter Dunn and his wife Kim Dunn. Preceded in death by grandson Keith McClung and granddaughter Karin McClung English. Beloved great grandmother of Alexander English, Matthew McClung and Andrew McClung. Dear sister of Rubi Lorenz of Indiana and the late Albert Bancroft of Michigan. Born on May 5, 1909 in Chesterton, Indiana, and resided in Sacramento for 65 years. Services to be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2001, at 2PM in the Family Chapel of Mount Vernon Memorial Park, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks. The family requests that remembrances be made to the Shriners Childrens Hospital or the charity of your choice. 

MANDELLA, THEODORE JOSEPH Passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2001, in this city, at the age of 84. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 59 years, Yolanda Marie, and his devoted sons Vincent Joseph and Richard Paul and his wife, Robin Lynn. He is also survived by his loving brother Joseph, his sister-in-law, Elsie Mandella and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, Saverio and Elena Mandella, sisters Sara Matranga, Josephine Musacchia, Mary Mangold, Lillian Norcia and brother Sal Mandella. Born in Sacramento on October 30, 1917, he attended Sacramento High School and is an Air Force Veteran of WWII. For many years he owned and operated a business in West Sacramento. An avid golfer, he played frequently with family and friends at many local courses. For many years, he belonged to the Sundowners Square Dance organization, the Dante Club, and served his church as a man of faith. Friends are invited for visitation Wednesday, October 24, 2001, from 12:00-7:00PM at NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER Funeral Home, 5401 Folsom Blvd. and are invited to attend Funeral Mass Thursday, October 25, 2001, at 10:00AM at St. Joseph's Chapel in St. Mary's Cemetery. Entombment St. Mary's Mausoleum.

MARTINEZ, RAYMOND H. Born November 25, 1920. Passed away peacefully in the home he built in Lincoln on October 19, 2001. Loving husband for 45 years to Esperanza, beloved father to David, Laura, Alfred, Irene and Susana. Grandfather to Rachel, Vanessa, Eric, Alyssa, Lucas, Monica and Noah, and loyal brother to Lupe. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII in France and was wounded in Germany. He received 3 bronze stars, one purple heart and a good conduct medal. He retired from McClellan A.F.B. after 25 years of civil service. Master handyman and mechanic. Thank you Pa'. He is preceded in death by his parents Cesario and Juanita Martinez, and his brother Nick Martinez. Friends are welcome to attend a Visitation from 5:00 to 6:30 P.M. and a rosary to follow at 6:30 P.M. on Tuesday, October 23, 2001, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lincoln, and a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, October 24, 2001, at 10:00 A.M., also at St. Joseph's. Interment will follow at Lincoln Cemetery. 

McDANIEL, JUSTICE Born November 4, 1928; peacefully passed away October 20, 2001 at the age of 72 in Rancho Cordova. He was the beloved husband of Atsuko McDaniel. Loving father to daughters Sandra Bonner and her husband Rick Bonner and Twila Goedrich. Devoted grandfather to Michelle Bonner and Desiree Bonner. He is also survived by brothers Richard, David, and Bruce; sisters Ruth, Joyce, and Linda. Preceding him in death was brother Daly and sisters Aileen, EmaJean and Iva June. Justice retired from the US Marine Corp in 1966 and again from the Sacramento Army Depot in 1995. He loved the ocean and fishing. Family and friends are invited to attend a viewing Wed., October 24th from 12-7:00 pm at NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER, 5401 Folsom Blvd, and to attend Graveside Services, Thurs. Oct. 25th at 1:00 pm at Mt. Vernon Memorial Park, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks, CA.

McDONALD, MICHAEL ROBERT Born March 16, 1939 in Stockton, California. Passed away October 22, 2001 in Sacramento, California. Loving husband of Nancy. Cherished father of Robert, Tim & Joanie. Adored grandfather of Donnie Adams, Christopher Nicholson, Tiffany Frazier, Timmy, Jessica, Amy, Bradley & Mikey Mc Donald & Justin Smitley. He is also survived by brother, Bill McDonald, sister, Patricia Gentile and numerous loving nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his brother, James R. Jr. and sister, Peggy Couser. Mike retired from the State of California Department of Transportation and Water Resources Control Board after 35 years of service. He will be greatly missed. Friends and family are invited to attend visitation on Wednesday, 4- 8PM and Thursday, 10AM- 8PM and Funeral Services on Friday, October 26, 2001 at 2PM at South East Lawn, 9189 East Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 102454, Atlanta, Georgia 30368- 2454.

PRICE, EVA Born in Ashley, North Dakota, a longtime resident of Sacramento, CA peacefully passed away October 18, 2001 at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Richard Price. Loving mother of Sharlene Wheeler of Oakley, CA, Marilyn Lee of Boring, OR, and Roberta White of Sacramento, CA. Adored grandmother of Mike, Mark, Cindy, Laura, Karyn, Shawn, Brandon and 12 great-grandchildren. Beloved sister of Fred Adam, Ernie Adam, Roy Adam, Alvin Adam and Edna Jonas. Eva had an avid interest in teaching Wilton and Lambeth Methods of cake decorating and oil painting. She loved to travel, but most of all she loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family and Friends are invited to Visitation, Monday, October 22, 2001 from 4-8pm and Funeral Service, Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at l0am. All services will be held at SOUTH EAST LAWN MORTUARY, 9189 E. Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95624.

WOLLAM, RYKK (RICHARD EUGENE) Born April 10, 1963 passed on October 17, 2001. Survived by friends Myra, Judy, Jordy, Kathy, Clayton and countless others. Survived by his grandparents, Phyllis and Jim Mott-Trautman; father, Harold; mother, Sharon Denny; sister, Laurie Agerton; brothers, Bobby and Jamie; aunts, uncles, three nephews, and one niece. Rykk graduated from Palmdale High School in 1981. He earned his BA degree from CSU Sacramento and possessed a Professional Clear Single Subject Credential in Social Science, as well as a Multiple Subject Credential, Learning Handicapped Credential, Resource Specialist Program Credential, CLAD certification and a Masters Degree in Special Education. He received an Administrative Credential from LaVerne University. "Mr. Rykk" worked for Washington Unified School District for nine years. He taught a Special Day Class, and was a social studies instructor and Resource Specialist at Golden State Middle School and River City High School. He also taught third grade at Bryte Elementary and was the summer school principal at Westmore Oaks during the summer of 1999. Rykk requested that friends get together to celebrate his life. The gathering will be held on Saturday, October 27 from 2:00 pm-6:00 pm. Please call (916) 375-7604 ext. 7753 to leave your name and number for directions. Rykk has also requested that donations be made in his honor to the SPCA or other charitable organizations.

WROTEN, WILLIAM ROBERT Passed away tragically in an auto accident Oct. 18, 2001. Cherished father of Rebecca (David) Hernandez, Jennifer Wroten, Mary Wroten and Christopher (Carol) Wroten. Devoted Papa to grandchildren Meeshea, Vance, Ignacio, Veronica, Alicia, Marissa, Christopher, Beth and Jenna. Great grandchildren Alexis, Vance, Ignacio, Julian and another due in June. Former husband of Nan Davey. Special friend of John M., Ken, and Brian Davey. Uncle of Gayiel Jr., Rick, Kurt and Joanne von Geldern. Born Jan. 6, 1934 to the late Dr. Earl Wroten Sr. and the late Elsie Wroten. Preceded in death by brother Earl F. Wroten Jr. Rosary Wed. Oct. 24, 2001 6:00 pm, St. Roses Church 5961 Franklin Blvd. Mass Thurs. Oct. 25 at 10:00 am at St. Roses. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the David Lubin Deaf and Hearing Program, payable to Lynda Ross c/o David Lubin School, 3535 M St. Sac. Ca. 95816. Or the charity of your choice. 

ALLISON, RALPH ELLSWORTH Of Redding, CA, passed away October 16, 2001, age 94. Born May 16, 1907 in Clay County, South Dakota. He was an educator, Junior High level for 40 years in the Sacramento and Los Angeles areas. Survived by wife, Elizabeth of Redding, CA; son, Duane of Chester, CA; daughter, Carol Hodge of Redding, CA; sister, Arvilla Nilsen of Upland, CA; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter. Graveside service Sat., Oct. 20, 2001 at 1:00pm at Chester Cemetery, Chester, CA, Pastor Rodd BuBord officiating. 

ARELLANO, TERESA In Sacramento October 16, 2001. Beloved wife of Pedro Arellano and loving mother of Xochitl Arellano, Lucero Arellan, and Rocio Arellano-Merrill. Holy Mass will be held Friday, October 19, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 711 T Street. Interment will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in her memory to UC Davis Alzheimer's Center in Sacramento. Arrangements by NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER Funeral Home. 

BARBA, PATRICIA ANN Born November 25, 1937. Passed away suddenly but peacefully October 16, 2001. Loving mother of Robin Kresh and JoAnn Barba. Devoted grandmother of Danielle Barba and Sam Kresh. Friends are invite to attend a memorial service at 6:00pm on Monday, October 22 at the Sutter Club, 1220 9th Street, Sacramento. Parking garage entrance at 824 L Street. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pat's name to the Shriner's Hospitals for Children 2425 Stockton Blvd Sacramento, CA 95817. 

BOOZER, SHIRLEY CASTNER "SHRYL" Passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 15, 2001 at the age of 71. Survived by four children and their spouses, Elizabeth and Brian Tomasin, Forrest and Beth Boozer, Brian Boozer and Alice and Richard Warchol. Loving grandmother to Brendan, Brianna and Mason. Beloved sister to James Lorrell Castner, Rosemary Tibbs and Gretchen and Josie Castner. Also survived by several nieces, nephews, sister and brother-in-laws who love her very much. Shirley grew up in Napa, the youngest of six children. She attended U.C. Berkeley and graduated from CSU Sacramento with an education degree. Shirley loved to square dance, garden and cook. She was extremely generous and had a big heart. She leaves behind many good friends. She was a member of LARCS, GALS and the Mavericks Square Dance Club. Friends are invited to a celebration of her life at 11:30 am, Friday, Oct. 19, Christ Unity Church, 9249 Folsom Blvd. Remembrances may be made to Community Learning Center, 3300 Third Ave, Sac. 95817 

COOK, JUDITH G. Passed away in Sacramento on October 16, 2001 at the age of 53. Her family draws peace from the knowledge that she joins her beloved husband Gordon William Cook in God's heavenly kingdom. She is survived by her loving children Chere and Jeremy Tapia, Cynthia, Christina, and Casey Cook. Cherished daughter of Helen and Keith Holcomb. Beloved sister and aunt to Jon, Susie, Michael, Michelle and Mitchell Holcomb; Jean, Mike, Sarah and Jordan Orbanosky; Janine, Robert, Adam, Amanda, Alisha, Alex, Amy, Annie and Austin Weber; Carol and Robert Coker Jr. and Cameron Schreiter. Judy was also the devoted grandmother of Jacob Gordon Tapia. Friends are invited to attend memorial services Saturday, October 20, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. at Newcastle Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Judy's name to the Roseville Hospice, 1836 Sierra Gardens Drive, Roseville, CA 95661 or the American Cancer Society. She will be so deeply missed by us all. May God watch between me and thee while we are absent, one from the other. 

COVINGTON, ALICE R. In Carmichael, on 10/16/01, age 74. Alice was pre-deceased by her husband, George, in 1990. She leaves twin daughters Carol of Sacramento, and Claudia of Tacoma, Washington, and many dear friends. Pursuant to her request, no services will be held. Alice loved animals, and asked that in lieu of flowers, remembrances be directed to: Dogs for the Deaf, 10175 Wheeler Road, Central Point, Oregon 97502, or POOCH (Pet Owners Organization of Citrus Heights), P. O. Box 962, Citrus Heights, CA 95611. 

 EMERY, RICHARD ALBERT Mr. Emery died Thursday, October 18, 2001, at Roanoke, Alabama. Funeral services for Mr. Richard Albert Emery, age 74, of Wedowee, AL will be held Saturday, October 20, 2001, at 2:00 PM from Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Bros. Ricky Emery, Derick Farr and Raymond Sorrells officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memory Gardens, Roanoake, AL. A 40-year Randolph County resident, Mr. Emery was a native of Longview, Washington, born September 13, 1927, son of Henry Marion and Mary Large Emery; he spent his childhood in California. He was a WWII Navy veteran and a Purple Heart recipient. He had retired from the Alabama Department of Transportation and was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Geneva Abner Emery of Wedowee; a son and daughter-in-law, Ricky & Bonnie Emery of Roanoke; three grandchildren, Jessica Emery, John Emery and Allison Emery of Roanoke; one sister, Ruth Powell of Sacramento, CA.; and several nieces & nephews. The family will be receiving friends at Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke, from 5:00 to 9:00 PM, Friday, October 19th. Mr. Emery will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning at 1:00 PM on Saturday. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Quattlebaum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

FETTY, B. ALLINE Born April 9th, 1917 in Sulphur Springs TX, entered into rest peacefully at home on October 12, 2001 at the age of 84. Most recently she was a resident of Pinebrook Mobile Home Park in Folsom and prior to moving she was a 40 year resident of San Jose, Ca. Alline is survived by her sons James, his wife Tessa and Phillip, his wife Laurie. She was a loving grandmother of Annette, Kenny, Robert, Nathan, and Scott and a very devoted friend to Karen Ellis of Modesto. She will be truly missed by many. Friends are welcomed to attend her funeral services at Price Funeral Home, 6335 Sunrise Blvd in Citrus Heights at 11 am on Saturday October 20, 2001.

GARCIA, ANITA MARIE Embraced by God, October 16, 2001, in Walnut Creek, California. Beloved wife of the late John Manuel Garcia; Loving mother of Joanne Foley; Bishop Richard J. Garcia, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento, and William Garcia; Mother-in-law of Daniel Foley and Evelyn Garcia; dear grandmother of five, great grandmother of eight. A native of Autlan, Jalisco Mexico. Retired employee of Macy's, San Francisco. Friends may visit after 12:00 p.m. (Noon) Sunday and are invited to attend the funeral service also on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Valente Marini Perata & Co., 4840 Mission St., S.F., then to the Church of the Epiphany, 845 Vienna Street, S.F., where a funeral Mass will be celebrated at 3:00 p.m. Committal services will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Catholic Charities USA, P.O. Box 25168, Alexandria, VA 22313-9788. 

GARCIA, ARTHUR Arthur with peace in his heart and soul left his family to be with our Heavenly Father on October 14, 2001. Husband of Jamie Garcia; father of Tony, Erik, Marco, Julie, Gina, and Elizabeth; brother of Albert, Carol, Helen, Mary, Joe, Edward, and Thomas; grandfather of Stephen, Jessica, Chad, Joshua, Britny, Brad, Kade, Andrew, and Lauren. A native of Roswell, New Mexico, aged 63 years. Arthur was a talented carpenter who enjoyed boating. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Monday, October 22nd at 1:00 P.M. at Oak Hills Church, Blue Ravine Road and Oak Avenue Parkway, Folsom. Memorials may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Arrangements by Green Valley Mortuary, Folsom. 

GEIL, JON W. Jon Geil died of lung cancer surrounded by friends and family on Tuesday, October 16th. Jon was born in Oroville on November 30, 1934, to Opal and Wain Wright Geil, and was raised in Quincy and Keddie, California where he loved exploring the mountains and rivers. He is survived by his wife of over 40 years, Merry Norris Geil, his son, Erik Geil, daughter, Ellen Geil Anderson, daughter-in-law, Jennie Geil, son-in- law, Michael Anderson, and grandchildren, Clayton and Marin Anderson. Jon was a graduate of Quincy Junior/ Senior High School, Chico State College, and received his Masters from San Jose State College. He taught elementary school in the San Juan Unified School District for over 30 years. Jon touched the lives and helped build the future for many young people throughout his career, many who have remained in contact with him over the years. In later years, his passion for driving and rebuilding older Porsches (356 models) gave him great pleasure. He took pride in maintaining and improving his home and garden, and delighted in his grandchildren. A Celebration of his Life will be held at the Geil home on Saturday, October 20th at 1pm. All are welcome to attend. For those who wish to make donations in his memory, please send them to Mercy Hospice, c/o Mercy Foundation, 10540 White rock Road, Suite 100, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-9775 or the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Marin Marchers, 425 University Avenue, Suite 106, Sacramento, Ca 95825. Arrangements in care of LIND BROTHERS MORTUARY CARMICHAEL OAKS CHAPEL, 4221 MANZANITA AVE., CARMICHAEL, CA (916) 482-8080.

HALSELL, DALE In Sacramento, October 15, 2001. Born in Galva, IL., June 1, 1917. A resident of Sacramento for 59 yr. An honorary member of the Sheriff's Squadron. Served in both the USAF and the RAF. Husband & sweetheart of Norma Halsell for 58 yr. Father of Jan Anderson, Tammy Smithson & Lynn Pulley. Also survived by seven grandchildren & three great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 20, 2001, at 1pm, at the Sheriff's Air Squadron building at the Sacramento Executive Airport. Remembrances to Life Flight, 2315 Stockton Blvd., Bldg. PSSB2300, Sac., CA 95817. Arrangements by SOUTH EAST LAWN MORTUARY. 

HAYSE, ORVAL FLOYD Born December 14, 1919 in Wewoka, OK. Departed this life October 15, 2001. He came to California in 1929, being raised in Watsonville. Served in the US Navy in WWII, and a member of Carpenters' Local #586 for 50 years. After retirement he farmed with his sons in the Elk Grove area. He was an active member of Elk Grove Grange #86 and the Florin Historical Society, and was volunteer caretaker of the Matthew Kilgore Cemetery. Beloved husband of 50 years to Peggy Hayse. Loving father of Floyd Richard Hayse (Tracy) of Dallas, TX, and John Hayse of Florin, CA. Loving grandfather of Seth (Heather) of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, and Aaron & Logan of Dallas, TX. Preceded in death by son Dennis Hayse, mother Eula Mills, and brothers Leonard Hayse and Claude Mulaney. Survived by sister Faye Vickers of Payette, ID, and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers the family asks that remembrances be sent to Kaiser Hospice, 2025 Morse Ave., Sacramento, CA 95825, the Florin Historical Society, or the charity of donor's choice. Arrangements by SOUTH EAST LAWN MORTUARY. Private interment at South East Lawn Memorial Park, Elk Grove, CA. 

KESKEYS, RUTH MARIE In Sacramento, October 11, 2001. Loving mother of Roger Keskeys (Deanna), Richard Keskeys (Geri), Ryan Keskeys (Susan) and Randall Keskeys (Gretchen). Devoted grandmother to Caitlin, Devin, Alexis, Lauren and Grace. Beloved sister of Barbara Young and Shirley Duerksen. A resident of Sacramento all her life, aged 69 years. Friends are welcome to attend memorial services Saturday, October 20 at 10:00 A.M. in WAREHOUSE CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES, 9330 Business Park Drive, Sacramento. Arrangements by ELK GROVE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 686-1888. 

MACK, MELVIN ANDREW (MEL) In Carmichael, October 17, 2001. Loving husband of Shirley Mack, Dear father of Gary and wife Sally, Kenneth, Harold and wife Pat, Howard and wife Carolyn and Mary and husband Stephen Crocker. Devoted brother of John and Louie Mack and Mary Lange. Cherished grandfather of David, Kelly, Michael, Daniel, Stacy, Shelby, Melanie and Nathan and great-grandfather of Collin. Born Nov. 17, 1919 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Mel served with the 147th Field Artillery in WWII. Retired from the Bureau of Reclamation and was a member of the Elks Lodge # 2003. Friends are welcome for Funeral Services, Saturday, October 20, 2001 at 11:00 AM at LIND BROTHERS MORTUARY CARMICHAEL OAKS CHAPEL, 4221 Manzanita Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608 (916) 482-8080. Interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery, Sacramento, CA. 

MITCHELL, MAE A. Passed away in Sacramento on October 15, 2001, at the age of 90. Beloved wife of Glenn Mitchell for over 69 years. Loving mother of Glennys L. Mellies and Cynthia Anderson and her husband Paul Roberts. Cherished sister of Jeanette Clarke and her husband Russell and Alice Whittaker. Preceded in death by her grandson Richard Leon Mellies, II. A native of Superior, Wisconsin and a resident of Sacramento for 65 years. She was High School Valedictorian in Superior, Wisconsin and was a member of Senior Gleaners, AARP and SIRS. At the request of the deceased no services will be held. Interment to be at South East Lawn Memorial Park, Elk Grove, CA. 

NEUBERT, KATHLEEN MARY In Sacramento, October 16, 2001. A native of Sparta, Wisconsin, Age 54 years. Beloved wife of Jon Neubert. Mother of Kelly Neubert and Brian Caskey. Grandmother of Amanda, Sierra, John Michael, and Slone Caskey. Daughter of Donald & Betty Biel. Sister of Jeffrey and Michael Biel and Mary Ellen Taskenan. Kathy was an active tennis player and member of the Rancho Murieta Golf Club. Friends are invited to attend Visitation Saturay Oct. 20, 2001 from 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 14673 Cantora Way, Rancho Murieta, and Mass of Christian Burial Sat. Oct. 20, 2001 at 10 a.m., also at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church. Interment is at the Vincent De Paul Cemetery in Rancho Murieta. Donations can be sent to The Sacramento Food Bank. Kathy's final year was especially blessed by the reuniting to her son and grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. 

ORTEGA, Michael Anthony In Sacramento on Oct. 15, 2001. Survived by loving son, Zachary Ortega; father, Clarence Ortega; brothers, Clarence, Jeffrey and Phillip Ortega, also many Aunts, Uncles and Friends. Predeceased by his mother Loretta Ortega. A native of Sacramento, CA, age 45. Graduated from Grant High School in 1974. Friends and family are invited for Visitation Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001, from 12 Noon to 8PM and are respectfully invited to attend the funeral service on Friday, Oct. 19, 2001, at 1PM, both at the North Sacramento Funeral Home, 725 El Camino Ave., Sacramento. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.

PIANEZZI, ALICE CARMEN passed away peacefully at home at the age of 98 on 10/16/01. Raymond, her husband of 71 years preceded her in death in 1994. Survived by her beloved family, daughter Anne, grandson RobRoy II and his wife Karen. A devoted great-grandmother to Hannah, RobRoy III, Jonathan, & Ashley. She retired from the State in 1965 and was active in Eastern Star and Inner Wheel. Friends and family are invited for visitation on Sunday, October 21 from noon until 5pm at East Lawn Mortuary, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, CA. Private internment to be at East Lawn Sierra Hills. Remembrances may be made to American Red Cross or World Wildlife Fund. 

POLLARD, SARAH ELIZABETH In West Sacramento, October 17, 2001. A resident of West Sacramento all of her 21 years with her parents Carol & James G. Pollard, III. Granddaughter of Elizabeth Baker & Darlene Pollard. Great-granddaughter of Esther Page. Dear sister of Jennifer Pollard & Joshua Pollard. Best friend of Nikki Chervanik. Sarah is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Preceded in death by her grandfathers John Baker and James G. Pollard, Jr. A 1996 graduate of Yolo Continuation High School and most currently a teacher at Phoenix Preschool, Sarah shall be missed. Friends are invited to a Memorial Service, Saturday, October 20, 2001 at 11:00 AM at the Horizon Christian Fellowship, 1800 Manzanita Way, West Sacramento. In lieu of flowers, the family will have a Remembrance Well at the Memorial Service for donations to a charity to be selected at a later date. RIVER CITIES FUNERAL CHAPEL 910 Soule St., West Sac. 

RITTENHOUSE, RONALD J. Passed away Monday October 15, 2001 at the age of 45. Ron was born July 17, 1956 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Beloved son of Diane and Al Rittenhouse. They later moved to California spending most of his adult life in the Sacramento area. He is survived by two minor sons, Ronald Jr. and Benjamin Rittenhouse. He is also survived by five brothers and sisters, Brad Rittenhouse, Debra Ludden, Kim Rittenhouse, Stephen Rittenhouse and Kelli Degarmo. Also sister-in-laws Crystal Rittenhouse and Kathy Rittenhouse. Along with 15 nieces and nephews. Ron will be missed dearly by his family. Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service which will be held Friday October 19, 3:00 pm at Russ Monroe's Chapel, 7962 Winding Way, Fair Oaks, Ca. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that remembrances be made to the charity of your choice. 

RODGERS JR, JOHN MENDES Surrounded by his family, he passed from this earth into heaven on October 17, 2001. Born May 21, 1947, he was a lifelong resident of Sacramento. He is survived by his loving parents: Katherine and John M. Rodgers, Sr., his loving partner Alaine Ross, who affectionately referred to him as "Alvin", his four children: Catena Rene Rodgers and her fiancee Van Bowen, Jenifer Amberson and her husband Harold, Michael Rodgers and his wife Kathleen and Lori Lupton and her husband Ken. Grandchildren: Nicholas & Christian Bowen-Rodgers, Brandon Amberson & the late Matthew Rodgers, Dylan & Bailee Lupton. He was the Master of "Barney". He also leaves countless family and friends. John was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam era. He was retired since 1995 from Regional Transit after 26 years. He was an avid hunting, fishing and car enthusiast. An active member of the American Portuguese Society, California Waterfowl Association, Ducks Unlimited, Sacramento Safari Club, etc. He was always one to lend a helping hand; he touched many lives and as a result, will be greatly missed. Friends are welcome to attend the Recitation of the Rosary Monday at 6:00 PM in the LAND PARK CHAPEL OF HARRY A. NAUMAN & SON, 4041 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento and are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday at 10:00 AM in St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 12th & S Streets, Sacramento. Entombment will follow in St. Mary's Mausoleum. Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society in his memory.

RODRIQUEZ, ANGELINA On October 14, 2001 in Sacramento. A native of Jalostotitlan, Mexico. Long time resident of Sacramento, age 91. Beloved mother. Funeral Services will be private.

SAVAGE, ERNEST R. LT. COL. U.S.A.F. RET. In Roseville, October 11, 2001. Born August 29, 1918 in Sacramento. A native Sacramentan. Son of California pioneers who originally settled in Sutter Creek. Mr. Savage attended Bret Harte Elementary and Sacramento High School. He is a graduate of Sacramento City College. During the Depression Era, he was with the California Conservation Corps in Plumas County. Upon the outbreak of World War II, he volunteered for the Army Air Corps. With completion of Navigation Training School, he was assigned to 390th Bomb Group in England. He flew missions over Germany. After sustaining heavy damage to his B-17 "Blues in the Night" by German ground artillery, he survived a crash into the North Sea. In Between his duties in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts, he worked for the U.S. Postal service. Survived by his second wife Ruth, Sons Stephen and Gregory, Stepson Wolfgang, Sister Audrey Monahan, Ten grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Donations may be made to the Roseville Animal Shelter 100 Corporation Yard. Arrangements by Cochrane's Chapel of the Roses, Roseville, Ca. 95678.

SEGARRA, FRANK RICHARD Frank Richard Segarra passed away October 15, 2001 in Roseville. He was born in Auburn, Ca April 9, 1935. He leaves his loving wife, Dolores of 42 years, 3 daughters, Lisa Segarra, Monica Ware and Wendy Segarra, also a son, Rick Segarra. His Mother Frances Segarra, a brother Joe Segarra and his wife Joyce. He also leaves behind 6 Grandchildren, and 2 Great Grandchildren. He will also be sadly missed by his little pet "Inkl". Friends may call for visitation on Friday from 5:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. followed by a Rosary and Vigil Service at 6:00 P.M. at Cochrane's Chapel of the Roses 103 Lincoln Street, Roseville, Ca. In lieu of flowers the family request that a memorial donation be made in his name to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Cochrane's Chapel of the Roses, 103 Lincoln Street, Roseville, Ca 95678 Telephone # 783-7171.

SENA, JERRY A lifelong resident of Sacramento, the city he loved, began his next great journey October 17, 2001. November 1 would have marked his 68th year. He left behind a loving family and abundant memories of his kindness, compassionate nature and unquenchable fascination for the great mysteries of life and death. Tasked with carrying his legacy forward are his loving daughter and son- in-low, Kimberly and David Ortega; sons Jerry, Scott and Michael Sena; and the love of his life, Barbara Jean Sena; brother Toby Sena and devoted sister-in-law, Gloria; sister and brother-in-law Arnetta and Ray Monteiro; daughters-in-law and in-heart Sabrina, Melissa, and Robyn; his precious grand-children, Santino, Andre, Megan, Lillian, Nicole, Jason O., Teal, Brandon, Jason F. Charles Jr., Erin, and little Joey; and many loving nieces and nephews. Friends and family are invited to share in celebrating his life wherever they might be, and to join the many who loved our dad at a memorial service in his honor, Saturday. October 20, 2001 at 2:00pm at George L. Klumpp Mortuary, Chapel of the Flowers, Riverside Blvd. and 2nd Avenue, Sacramento, CA. 

SHERRON, CHARLES THOMAS Born January 11, 1933 and entered into rest October 15, 2001. Beloved husband of Freddie Mae Sherron. Family and friends are invited to a visitation Saturday, October 20 from 11 to 3 pm at Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes, 4701 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento (922-5833). 

TAGATAC, RODOLFO P. Fell into an eternal sleep on October 14, 2001 at the age of 56. Rudy was born in the Philippines on January 21, 1945. He was the oldest of 3 children. He is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca; son, Roderick (Therese), daughter, Rhodora Liberty, granddaughter, Jordyn Arianna; sister, Lourdes Pungan (Rolando); mother, Lucia Tagatac; brother, Amor (Paring) Tagatac and many loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be held at South East Lawn Mortuary, 9189 East Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA, beginning Thursday from Noon-8PM and Friday 10AM-6PM. Recitation of the Rosary will be Friday, October 19, 2001, at 6PM at South East Lawn Mortuary. Friends and family are invited to attend Funeral Services on Saturday, October 20, 2001, at 10:30AM at St. Anne Catholic Church, 7724 24th Avenue, Sacramento, CA. Interment immediately following at South East Lawn Memorial Park. "GONE FROM OUR SIGHT, BUT NEVER OUR MEMORIES; GONE FROM OUR TOUCH, BUT NEVER OUR HEARTS." 

TIBBITTS, JOHN C. Born in Geneva, Ohio. Passed away at the age of 90 on October 16, 2001. Survived by sons Larry (Carole) Tibbitts and Jim (Vicky) Tibbitts; grandchildren Marty, Shelly, J.C., Michael, Andrea, & Jeffrey, and great-grandchildren Tatiana, Gaby & Ethan. Preceded in death by Edith, his wife of 60 years. Retired Chief Clerk of the Califfornia Division of Highways. Founding president of Antique Bottle Collectors Assoc. of California. Visitation will be Friday, October 19 from 4-8 pm at Mt. Vernon Mortuary, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks, CA 95628. A Graveside Service will be Saturday, October 20, 2001 at 10:00 am at Mt. Vernon Memorial Park. Remembrances may be made to Alzheimer's Society, Box 1824, Sacramento, CA 95812.

VATHIS, GEORGE N. Born September 24, 1925. Died October 16, 2001. Beloved husband of 44 years to Cathy Vathis. Loving father of Helen Sophie & Nick. Brother of Peter, Bill, & Steve. Beloved grandfather of Andrianos, Katerina & George. A native of Argos, Greece. Age 76. Friends are invited to attend a Trisagion Service Thursday October 18, 2001 at NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER 5401 Folsom Blvd. at 7:00PM. Funeral Service will be held Friday 11:00AM at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, Alhambra and F Streets. Interment East Lawn Cemetery. 

WITTSELL, KENNETH EUGENE SR. Born June 5, 1932 in Richmond, VA. Passed in Carmichael, Ca. Oct. 15, 2001. Survived by his wife Betsy and his sons Kenneth Jr., Richard and Douglas. Preceded in death by his son John Henry. Beloved grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of 3. Friends are invited to attend service on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 3 pm at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 11430 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, Ca. In lieu of flowers, gifts will be accepted for the St. Francis Episcopal Church Red Wagon Ministry. 

WOLLAM, RYKK (RICHARD EUGENE) Born April 10, 1963 passed on October 17, 2001. Survived by friends Myra, Judy, Jordy, Kathy, Clayton and countless others. Survived by his grandparents, Phyllis and Jim Mott-Trautman; father, Harold; mother, Sharon Denny; sister, Laurie Agerton; brothers, Bobby and Jamie; aunts, uncles, three nephews, and one niece. Rykk graduated from Palmdale High School in 1981. He earned his BA degree from CSU Sacramento and possessed a Professional Clear Single Subject Credential in Social Science, as well as a Multiple Subject Credential, Learning Handicapped Credential, Resource Specialist Program Credential, CLAD certification and a Masters Degree in Special Education. He received an Administrative Credential from LaVerne University. "Mr. Rykk" worked for Washington Unified School District for nine years. He taught a Special Day Class, and was a social studies instructor and Resource Specialist at Golden State Middle School and River City High School. He also taught third grade at Bryte Elementary and was the summer school principal at Westmore Oaks during the summer of 1999. Rykk requested that friends get together to celebrate his life. The gathering will be held on Saturday, October 27 from 2:00 pm-6:00 pm. Please call (916) 375-7604 ext. 7753 to leave your name and number for directions. Rykk has also requested that donations be made in his honor to the SPCA or other charitable organizations. 

WOOLCOTT, LILLY In Sacramento on October 16, 2001. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Elmer Woolcott. She is survived by her son, Donald Woolcott and daughter, Ruth Adolphson and her husband, John. Grandchildren, David and Vanessa Adolphson, Molly Adolphson and Thomas Adolphson. Numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Mrs. Woolcott was an active member at Trinity Lutheran Church for more than 84 years. She will be missed. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 - 8 PM at Andrews & Greilich Mortuary, 3939 Fruitridge Rd., Sacramento. Funeral services will be Friday at 1 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1500 27th Street, Sacramento. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mrs. Woolcott's name to Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or charity of donors choice.


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