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BAILEY, REVA REBECCA Entered into rest Sunday, October 28, 2001 in Sacramento at age 84. Born Thursday, July 19, 1917 in Quincy, Missouri and was a 55 year resident of Sacramento. Beloved mother of Carol Snow, Glenn A. Bailey, Jr. and Mary Lou Konvalin. Loving sister of Edna Johnson. Doting grandmother of Pamela and Kenneth Briggs, Jr., Amy Sullivan, Thomas Konvalin and 4 great grandchildren. A member of the Eastern Star Order. Reva worked for Priatt Whitney Aircraft Co. during WWII as a chief inspector. Preceded in death by her husband of 27 years Glenn A. Bailey, Sr. and granddaughter Christina Konvalin. Family and friends are invited to a visitation Wednesday, October 31, 2001, from 4 to 8 pm and funeral services Thursday, November 1, 2001 at 2 pm at Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes- 4701 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento (922-5833). Burial to follow in Sunset Lawn Memorial Park. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

BONNALLIE, LORAL "BO" Born December 31, 1914 in Mt. Vernon, Washington. Passed away October 21, 2001 in Roseville, California. He was a collector extraordinaire, and a member of the Fleet Reserve Association. His wife, Beulah M. Roberts-Bonnallie, survives him. Friends are invited to visitation Friday, November 2, 4:00-8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 3, 2:00 PM in the Church of the Valley at Mount Vernon Mortuary, 8201 Greenback Lane, Fair Oaks, California. 

CADE, DONNA MARIE Born on October 24, 1958, in Chicago Illinois, passed away on October 25, 2001 in Sacramento. Loving daughter of Donald T. and the late Shirley Cade. Loving sister of Cheryl D. Cade, Karen L. Cade, Suzette J. Cade and Stephanie Valadez. Granddaughter of Susie M. Owens. Great granddaughter of the Reverend James H. Brown of West Point Baptist Church of Chicago Illinois. Aunt to Keyara D. Cade and Gabriel Valadez. Niece to Leon Brown Jr. and Effie Brown of Chicago IL. Cousin to: Herman, Belinda, Pam Abraham and family. Friends are welcome for a visitation on Wednesday, October 31, 5-8PM, Thursday, November 1, 2001 3-8PM, and a service on Friday, November 2 at 5 PM all at East Lawn Rancho Cordova, 10450 Colomas RD., Rancho Cordova.

 
CHRISTENSEN, MARVIN WAYNE In this city, October 28, 2001. Beloved husband of Doreen Christensen. Loving father of Cheryl Christensen of Sacramento and father-in- law of James Enos of Sacramento. Loved brother of Helen Christensen of Harpers Ferry, lowa, Bernie Christensen of Calgary, Canada and Marlys Wagner of Texas. Native of Cedar Falls, Iowa, age 76. Retired Operational Engineers Local #3. Memorial Services are private. Arrangements by NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER Funeral Home. 

CLARY, HENRY HARPER "HANK" Beloved husband of Julia Star Clary, passed away October 28, 2001 in Sacramento, CA. He was born December 4, 1910, Denver, Colorado. He came to California and obtained his California State License as Clinical Laboratory Technologist in 1939. He worked in the laboratory at Paradise Valley Hospital, National City, California until he resigned in 1947. He went to work for Western Surgical Supply Company in San Francisco, and later became manager of their Sacramento branch. He retired October 1989 from Titus Medical. He is survived by his son Henry James Clary and daughter Gail Marie Clary, children of his first marriage. Family services were held. Interment will be at Memory Gardens Memorial Park, Medford, Oregon. Donations may be made to the Parkinson Association of Sacramento Valley, 900 Fulton Ave., Ste. 100-5, Sac. CA or The Carmichael Seventh-day Adventist Church "Deacon's Fund" 4600 Winding Way, Sacramento, CA 95841. Arrangements by LIND BROTHERS MORTUARY CARMICHAEL OAKS CHAPEL, CARMICHAEL, CA (916) 482-8080.

CLEMENT, Kenneth Lorraine Born May 26, 1913 and passed October 26, 2001 in Squaw Valley, CA. Mr. Clement is preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth and a granddaughter Michelle. In 1978 Mr. Clement moved from Baldwin Park, CA to Orangevale, CA and later to Squaw Valley, CA in October of 2000. He was a carpenter with the Carpenters of Southern California Local Union #1507 for 60 years. He is survived by two sons, Garry Clement of Squaw Valley, CA and Larry Clement of Reno, NV, 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Graveside Services will be held at Mt. Vernon Memorial Park, Fair Oaks, CA, Friday, November 2, 2001, at 12:00pm. The Family has requested in lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Hinds Hospice, 1616 W. Shaw, Fresno, CA 93711.

COLLINS, AMOS DWIGHT Went to be with the Lord on October 24, 2001. Passed peacefully in his home. Born in Boone County, AR. on October 10, 1924. His parents, Viola Ruth and Ben Keach Collins were killed in a car accident when he was 10. He graduated from School of the Ozarks and moved to California in 1945. Married Mary Juanita Jackson on September 16, 1945. They moved to Carmichael in 1952 where he lived out his life. After 43 years together, she preceded him to Heaven. He worked at McClellan AFB for 33 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Carmichael. Survived by daughters, Laura Maraventano, and Millie Collins and son-in-law Dominic Maraventano; grandchildren, Lisa Bowman, Cindy Listoe, Lawrence McDonald, and Danny McDonald; and six great-grandchildren. Also survived by his brother Glade Collins of Hawthorne, CA; and sisters, Lois Hamby of Muskogee, OK and Eunice Pemberton of Coquille, OR. Viewing will be Wednesday, October 31 from 4-7pm at Russ Monroe's Village Chapel located at 7960 Winding Way, Fair Oaks. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov 1 at 11am at American River Community Church, 3300 Walnut Ave., Carmichael at the corner of North Ave.

CORNELISON, DAN S. Passed away in Auburn, October 22, 2001 at the age of 80 years. He was born in Lebanon ,Missouri, May 26,1921. Dan was a 50 year member of the Tehma Masonic Lodge #3. A veteran of the US. Air Force for 21 years. He was an avid golfer with a 2 handicap, playing and winning many tournaments for the USAF all over the world. Survived by his wife Catherine (Kaye); Brother Dale; Sister Hazel; and also survived by host of other loving relatives and friends. Services will be private. A celebration of his life will be held Sunday November 4, at his "FARM" from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials in his memory to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children or to the Parkinson Disease Foundation. Arrangements by COCHRANE'S Chapel of the Roses , 103 Lincoln Street, Roseville, Ca 95678.

CURTEMAN, DOUGLAS R. "GEORGE" Age 65, passed away October 28, 2001 at his home in Loomis. Survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Mary, 6 children Ray & Nita, Mary, Larry, Gary & Sarha plus 2 Brothers, 1 niece, 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. He was a man of the world and loved by many. Friends are invited to a visitation Wednesday 4 pm - 8 pm and Funeral Services Thursday at 10 am both at Reichert's Funeral Chapel. 729-2229. Interment following services at Gridley-Biggs Cemetery.

DU FRAIN, MINNIE ANN Died in Sacramento, CA, October 29, 2001. Age 94. Born September 15, 1907 in South Ogden, Utah. Moved to Sacramento in 1921. Graduated from Sacramento Senior School. Preceded in death by her husband George Evan DuFrain and five brothers and sisters. Loving sister of Cleone Crowther of Magalia. Loving mother of Doreen Clark, Jeannette Cedusky and David DuFrain. Survived by 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. A life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She held many positions in the church. Some of her favorites were teaching dancing, directing and acting in local church productions. A member of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers and a Temple worker. Funeral Services November 1, 2001 at 10:00 am in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 51st and Dover Avenue, Sacramento, CA. Memorials to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817.

ENOS, TWILA GEORGENE In Sacramento, CA October 24, 2001. Wife of the late Louis John Enos. Mother of Minnie Enos, Benna Plemmons, Franklin Enos (wife Debbie) and George Enos (wife Norma). Grandmother of Vences Aragon, Joel, Adam, David, Angela and Laura Enos. Sister of Dixie Krueger, Ura Mae Hedgecock and Joseph Purvine. A native of Okmulgee, OK aged 86 years. Twila enjoyed her family, reading and travel. She was a member of Florin United Methodist Church and California Teachers Association. Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service 10:30 AM Friday, November 2, 2001 at the GEORGE L. KLUMPP CHAPEL OF FLOWERS , Riverside Boulevard & 2nd Avenue. Visitation Thursday from 1:00 PM to 8: 00 PM at the funeral home.

EVANS, JOHN H. Beloved husband of Marcia Lynn Evans, went to be with the Lord on October 27, 2001. Born in Los Angeles, California on September 15, 1946, he is survived by his loving wife, Marcia, his loving children, Jill, Bob, Kory, Trina, Brian and Shelby, his parents George and Jerry Evans and his sisters, Katy Evans and Lisa Jones. He was preceded in death by his late sister Gloria Mallen. John was a graduate of USC and a business owner of Evans Mortgage in Sacramento for the past 11 years. John will be remembered by all who crossed his path for his intelligence and generous spirit as well as his warm sense of humor and large collection of Hawaiian shirts. He had a love for music, gardening, golf, and above all family, friends and his Lord. We will love him forever. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service Thursday November 1, 2001 at 3pm at Greenhaven Lutheran Church located at 475 Florin Road, Sacramento, CA 95831. (916) 428-8449. Any remembrance can be directed to the Alzheimers Association of Greater Sacramento (916) 482-8290 or Greenhaven Lutheran Church in the memory of John H. Evans. 

HARDING, JAMES WILLIAM In Sacramento on October 27, 2001. Beloved father of Jimmy Harding, Carrie Cathalifaud & Staci Stenroos. Cherished grandfather of Stephanie Kelsey, Melanie Harding, Scott Stenroos, Alexander Cathalifaud, Audrie Cathalifaud, Robert Craddick, Loraine Craddick, Stacy Craddick, Sherry Craddick, and Thomas Craddick. Great grandfather of 7. Sweetheart of Dee Aston. A native of Sacramento aged 66 years. Friends are welcome to attend a memorial service on Friday November 2, 2001 at 2PM at EAST LAWN MORTUARY, 5757 Greenback Lane.

HARLAN, MARILYN K. Age 69, passed away at her home in Carmichael on October. 26, 2001. She is survived by her children, Susan C. Harlan, Patricia A. Harlan, Robert R. Harlan Jr., son-in-law Cal Johnson, sister Lila Thaden, niece Julie Scott and nephew Michael Thaden. Marilyn truly loved life to the fullest even during her very debilitating illness. The light of her life has gone to be enjoyed by her heavenly Father. Her special sparkle will be greatly missed--yet our hearts will burn brightly forever with her memory. A celebration of her life will take place at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 5057 Cottage Way, Carmichael, on Nov. 3, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33 ST., Suite 1100, New York, NY 10016 or by phone (800) 622-9010.

HARRIS, MARY LEE GERBICH Age 76, passed away Sunday, October 28, 2001, after a short illness related to carcinoma, at Sutter General Hospital. Born November 14, 1924, in Highland Boy, Bingham Canyon, Utah, to Bude and Staka Gerbich. She worked for Pacific Bell in Sacramento for over 30 years. She was a volunteer at Mercy Hospital for 30 years. Preceded in death by her parents, sister Mildred and brothers Pete and Robert. Survived by sisters Anna Lisnich, Roseville, CA; Dorothy Kenner, New York City; brother Mike Gerbich, Midvale, Utah; many nieces and nephews, and long-time close friend Ernestina Rosenthal and daughter Kim Ismail. Friends are welcome for visitation Tuesday, October 30th, from 12pm to 7pm and are invited to attend Funeral Services on Wednesday, October 31st at 11:30am, all at NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER, 5401 Folsom Blvd. Entombment, East Lawn Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to American Cancer Society.

HEDDING JR., WALTER W. Born July 17, 1919 in Chicago, IL, passed away October 28, 2001. He was a longtime resident of Sacramento for 65 years. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 55 years, Gladys, and his daughter, Loel (Moore) Hedding. Beloved father of Nina Fenton and husband Fred, and Walter W. Hedding III. Special grandfather of Fred Fenton Jr. and wife Jeannine, Monica Smirl and husband Bill, Michele Hedding, Jim Fenton, Marcie Hedding, Walter W. Hedding IV and wife Chevi, and Melinda Hedding. Cherished great-grandfather of seven; Walter also leaves behind his dearest friend, Margaret Clemens. Walter graduated from McClatchy High School in 1939. He was a constructional iron worker for four years, and a Navy officer serving during WWII in the Pacific and European theaters. Walter was a business owner for 29 years, running H&H Drape Rite. He was a proud member of Carmichael Elks Club, and member and past Commodore of the Sacramento Yacht Club. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service Thursday, Nov. 1, 7:30pm at the Sacramento Yacht Club, 3365 South River Rd, West Sacramento.

HELTON, YOLANDA M. In Sacramento, October 28, 2001. Beloved daughter of Romona Price and stepdaughter of Jimmie Price. Loving sister of Denise Butler and Dennis Cooper. Caring Granddaughter of John & Mattie Newsome and Leona Wallace and great granddaughter of Marjorie Cortes. Also leaves a host of other loving relatives and friends. Friends may call TODAY, Wednesday, October 31, 2001 from 3-6PM with Rosary from 6-7PM and may also attend her services on Thursday at 9:30AM, all at MORGAN JONES CHAPEL OF CHIMES, 4200 Broadway. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery.

HUNT SR., DARREL RAY Born November 9, 1953 in Sacramento. Passed away at home on October 29, 2001. Loving husband of Gail and beloved father of Darrel and Cassandra. Loving son of Margie Ogden and the late Lloyd Hunt, and loving brother to Dean Hunt, Carol Rush, Rosalie Dillard, and Larry Hunt. Also leaves behind many nieces and nephews, and many loving relatives by marriage. Friends are invited to attend a brief grave site service Thursday, November 1, 2001, at 11:00 a.m. at East Lawn Memorial Park, Folsom Blvd. and 43rd St., Sacramento, followed by a celebration of life at Mr. Hunt's home in Sacramento.

JACKSON, VERDA KATHERINE (BROWN) Born August 18, 1916 in Lookout, California. Passed away October 22, 2001 in her Fair Oaks home after suffering a stroke. Wife of Robert Lynn Jackson for 54 years. Beloved Mother of Greg Jackson (Moni), and Geri Christman (Dave). Grandmother of Mike (Cindy), Sean (Heather) Christman, Heather Jackson and Allison Jackson. Adoring Great Grandmother of Jonathan, Ryan, Jacob, Joe Riley, Samuel and Megan. Verda graduated from San Jose State College and went on to teach at Dos Palos until 1943. In 1944 she joined the Red Cross which took her to India to serve. After returning she ran the USO in San Jose, California and married in 1947. She taught at Long Beach State, settled in Sacramento and began teaching at Sacramento State University as a Professor of Business Administration. She retired after 40 years of teaching. She will be sorrowfully missed by many and remembered for her friendly, loving, wise spirit. Verda was definitely a "Lady" with Class. Family and friends are welcome to join us in the celebration of Verdas' life on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001 from 12:00 to 4.00 at the Fair Oaks Grange Hall, located on 7657 Woodland Ln., Fair Oaks. Don't think of her as gone away-her journey's just begun, life holds so many facets- this earth is only one. Just think of her as resting from sorrows and the tears in a place where there are no days and years. Think how she must be wishing that we could know today how nothing but our sadness can really pass away. And think of her as living in the hearts of those she touched.... for nothing loved is ever lost- and she was loved so much. E. Brenneman We ask that all memorials and remembrances be made to help others by giving to the Red Cross.

JUDISH, RONALD E. "RON" Passed away suddenly October 27, 2001 at the age of 61. Born in Hanford, CA to Ralph Judish and Ivy Gregory. He lived in San Ramon, CA and moved to Sacramento in 1972. Ron worked as a lithographer for 30 years and was also self-employed as a professional photographer. Loving husband of Melodie for 17 years. Wonderful father to Rhonda of Reno, NV., Mark (Ursula) of Sandy, UT., Eric of Carmichael, CA., and minor daughter Krystle. Ron faithfully served the Lord within the CA-NV-HI District LCMS, as Deacon of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Folsom and Cordova Lutheran, Rancho Cordova. He also conducted the services at Light of The Hills Lutheran in Cameron Park. Friends are invited to a celebration of his life on Friday Nov. 2nd at 1:00 pm at Town & Country Lutheran Church, 4049 Marconi Avenue, Sacramento. A light reception will follow at the church. Inurnment will be private. In lieu of flowers, Ron's adult children have established a memorial fund at any US Bank, account #153750867589, to assist Melodie and to assure Krystle a steadfast christian future. Ron also had a special interest in the Northern Nevada Branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and recently "walked for the cure" in Reno with Rhonda. Arrangements by Mt. Vernon Funeral Home.

KABAKOV, IRVIN (IRV) Born September 28, 1917, died October 27, 2001. Survived by wife of 61 years, Rose; daughter, Carole Mayer (Palm Beach, Florida); son, David Kabakov (Palo Alto); son-in-law, Howard; two grandchildren, Jeffrey and Laurel; and daughter-in-law, Mary. In 1970, after 32 years of Federal Service, retired from McClellan Air Force Base as Deputy Chief of Production Control and later Deputy Chief of Quality Control Division. Served in the Army Air Force at Hamilton Air Force Base for 3 years. Graduated from Sacramento City College and attended California State University. He was active for 10 years in the Civic Organizations of Sacramento Society for the Blind and Director of Information Services for Sacramento Area Easter Seals Society. Was appointed to Sacramento County Commission on Aging where he served as Chairman. He was a member of the Mosaic Law Synagogue since 1941. Those wishing to can make donations to Mosaic Law or Ethel MacLeod Hart Senior Center Triple R Alzheimer Program. The Funeral will be held at the Home of Peace, 6200 Stockton Blvd. at 11:00AM on Wednesday October 31, 2001. Arrangements by LIND BROTHERS MORTUARY CARMICHAEL OAKS CHAPEL, CARMICHAEL, CA (916) 482-8080

LAMBERT, GEORGE Born January 8, 1916. Passed away peacefully October 28, 2001. A native of Turton, SD and a Navy Veteran of WWII. He is survived by his loving wife Jeanne of 56 years; son Robert of Sacramento; grandsons Joshua of Berkeley and Joel of Sacramento; and brother Vern of Bakersfield, numerous friends, nieces and nephews. At his request, no services are scheduled. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

MACIEL, TONYA Of Sacramento, CA, age 59 years, passed away, with her family at her side, in Sacramento on October 29, 2001. Born in Glendale, CA, her family moved to Lodi in 1953. She graduated from Lodi High School in 1960, and was married to Fred Maciel in 1963. After raising her children and working for the State of California for 20 years, she retired earlier this year as an executive secretary. She especially enjoyed shopping, traveling, baking, and reading. She is survived by her husband; Frederick Maciel of Sacramento; her children, Tamara Maciel of San Diego, Walter Maciel of San Francisco and Trisha Maciel of Sacramento; her father, Anthony Bettencourt of Lodi; her brothers, Don and Ron Bettencourt of Lodi; and her sister, Trina Miller of Galt; her mother-in-law, Nadine Maciel of Visalia; her future son-in-law, Jim Bannan of San Diego. Also survived by numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lorraine Bettencourt. A Mass of Christian Burial and Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Friday at 11am at St. Christopher's Catholic Church, 950 S. Lincoln Way, in GaIt. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association or to the donors favorite charity, Services under the direction of Lodi Funeral Home, (209) 369-3564.

MAU, ALICE HUBER Alice passed away peacefully in Sacramento, October 28, 2001, with her daughter by her side. She was born January 3, 1917, in Fox Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada, raised in Lehr, North Dakota, and resided in Sacramento since 1947. Was preceded by her Husband Earle B. Mau. She is survived by her Daughter Caroline Grubbs and Son-in-law Michael Grubbs; Grandson Randy Grubbs, his wife Karen; great grandchildren, Alexandra and Aidan Grubbs; her Brother Jack Huber of Lehr, ND; and nieces Beverly Park of WV and Stephany Yescas of Stockton and nephew Calvin Miller of Sacramento. A quiet, generous and selfless person who touched all who knew her, loved her garden, canning her fruits and vegetables, making patch-work quilts, and braiding rugs. Friends are welcome for visitation Thursday, November 1st, 10AM to 8PM and are invited to Funeral Services Friday, November the 2nd, at 11AM, both at SOUTH EAST LAWN MORTUARY, 9189 E. Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MONTERRUBIO, CAROLINE TALAMANTE In Sacramento, October 28, 2001 at the age of 72. Beloved wife of the late Manuel Monterrubio. Loving mother of Gabriel Avila (Doreen), Raquel Avila, Pedro Avila, Bonita Amaro (Michael), Carolina A. Medeiros (Chris), David Monterrubio (Tina), Michael Monterrubio (Grace), and Daniel Monterrubio (Sandra). Dear Grandmother of 16, great grandmother of 12. Dear sister of Thomas Talamante, Aurora Talamante, GIoria Gonzalez, Enriqueta Talamante, and the late Antonio Talamante, Sr. Beloved Tia to numerous nieces and nephews. A native of Sanger, CA and a resident of Sacramento. Family and friends are invited to attend a Vigil and Rosary on Thursday, November 1st, at 6PM at ANDREWS & GREILICH MORTUARY, 3939 Fruitridge Rd., Sacramento and for the Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM at St. Robert Catholic Church, 2243 Irvin Way, Sacramento. Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.

NEBGEN, ARTHUR D. Born November 20, 1942, passed away at home on October 28, 2001 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of Mary for 31 years. Arthur is survived by his mother, Huzel; brother and sister-in-law Michael and Myra; sisters-in-law, Barbara, Marjorie, and Dianne; brothers-in-law, Frank and Edward; mother- and father-in-law, Mary and Ed Fochtman; nieces and nephews, Michelle, Michael, Elizabeth, and Matthew; great niece, Jessica; and great nephews, Tyler and Shaun Kenta. Arthur worked at Filter Products, Inc. He had a passion for building cars and he fabricated unique vehicles from plans that he created himself. He had a wonderful sense of humor and lived life to the fullest, right to the end. He brightened the lives of everyone who knew him. He was greatly loved, and he will be sorely missed. At his request, no services will be held. A Mass will be dedicated in his honor on November 1, 2001 at 9:00am at Immaculate Conception Church, 3263 1st Ave, Sacto.

OUTLAW, EARL THOMAS JR. In Sacramento on October 27, 2001. Beloved son of Earl & Mary Outlaw. Loving brother of Gloria J. Phanton & Felix J. Phanton, Jr. Dearest uncle of Frank & his wife Susie and Angela Phanton. Also survived by his grand nieces & nephews, Joe, Forrest, Chelsea and Jacob, his aunts Ruth Taylor, Annie Kling, Norma Jaqua and cousins. He was a member of the Church of the Nazareen. He graduated from Concord-Carlisle High School, Concord, Mass on June 9, 1962. He was employed for 26 years at McClellan A.F.B. & 2 years at Doubletree Hotel. He enjoyed square dancing, T.V. Trivia and an avid collector of memorabilia. Friends are invited to attend memorial services Friday, November 2, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at EAST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, 43rd & Folsom Blvd. Arrangements by East Lawn Rancho Cordova Mortuary.

PALEY, ELLA THURS "Honey" Born in Galt, Ca May 19, 1920, passed away in Sacramento October 28, 2001 at the age of 81 years. Dearly beloved wife of 63 years of Arthur Paley. Loving mother of Patricia Lujano (Alec) and Larry Paley. Devoted grandmother of Bob Edwards (Judi), Greg Edwards, Laura Walker (John), Wendi Vaandering (Dan) and great grandmother of Andrea, Christina, Kathy, Taylor and Alex. Also numerous nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend Memorial Services Friday, November 2, 2001 at 1:00 P.M. at NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER, 5401 Folsom Blvd. Private interment, Fast Lawn Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society.

RAWLINSON, LEONARD "RAWLY" Born April 4, 1913, in Victoria, B.C., went to be with the Lord on October 28th at the age of 88. He passed away peacefully, after a long illness, with his loving family by his side. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Alberta; his daughter, Sharlene Rawlinson St.Clair of Sacramento and sons, Dr. Gary Rawlinson of Folsom, Steve Rawlinson of Roseville, and David Rawlinson of Sacramento, and their families. He also leaves behind seven devoted granddaughters, 2 great-grandchildren, and his twin sister Leonora Nanniga of Vallejo. He served in the National Guard after high school graduation until he enlisted in the Marine Corps during World War II. After the war, he moved his fanmily to Sacramento to start the Parts House at 9th and 0 St. From there he became an automotive part manufacturer representative until he retired at age 70. His early love for hunting and fishing were eventually surpassed by his love of golf. He was a member of Fremont Presbyterian Church for 40 years where he served as elder, and more recently a member of Pleasant Grove Community Church in Roseville for the past 6 years. After being a member of the Masons Golden Empire Lodge #733 for many years, he entered the Scottish Rite and sang with the Chanters. He will be dearly missed by his family, his extended family and many friends. An excellent story teller, the family gatherings will never be the same without his love, warmth, and sense of humor and, of course, the story of "The Hat". A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 3, at 1:00 p.m., at Pleasant Grove Community Church, 1730 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. If desired, in lieu of flowers, he may be remembered with a donation to the Alzheimer's Disease Center, 4860 Y St., Suite 3900, Sacto., CA 95817, or to Pleasant Grove Community Church.

RHORER, THOMAS A. Born June 6, 1938, Tom passed away this past Sunday, October 28, 2001 in Sacramento from complications following a liver transplant after a long and courageous battle with the hepatitis C virus. A loving and supportive father, Tom is survived by his sons Kyle, Trent and Brian and his daughter-in-law Alexis. Tom's greatest joy came from participating in his sons' lives, especially their academic and athletic activities. Tom is also survived by his mother Mildred Judd, her husband James Judd, his brother Phil and Phil's wife Robin, his sons', Kyle's and Trent's mother Susan Burke, and his son's, Brian's mother Nicole Smith. Finally, Tom is survived by his loving companion Lola Aguilar, whose generosity was boundless. A professor of political science at American River College for over 35 years, Tom was passionate about encouraging his students to engage in political thought from the most robust liberal perspective. When not in the classroom, Tom enjoyed golfing, fishing, skiing, traveling, rooting for UCLA athletics, and spending time with his sons and Lola. A service celebrating Tom's life will be held on Friday, November 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria in downtown Sacramento (enter from the alleyway off of J Street between 8th and 9th Streets). There will be a reception at the same location immediately following the service. Remembrances in Tom's name can be made to the Central California Hemophilia Foundation, P.O. Box 163689, Sacramento, CA 95816.

ROBERTSON, GLORIA E. Passed away on Monday, October 29, 2001 at her home in Fair Oaks with her devoted husband and immediate family at her side. Born November 2, 1924, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V.P.Manley, she was raised in Champaign, Illinois. Gloria is survived by her loving husband Vernon Robertson, retired USAF; and daughters Lynn Slusser and Jill Badeker. Loving Grandmother of Bret and Ross Slusser, and Hillary and Holly Marriott. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Scates, and a brother, Robert Manley. Gloria was an avid bridge player, a voracious reader, and she participated in the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Festival Society activities. Funeral services will be Friday, November 2, 2001, 12:00pm at Mt. Vernon Memorial Park, private graveside rites will follow. In lieu of flowers that family prefers contributions to Mercy San Juan Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

RODRIGUE SR., RUSSELL J. In Rancho Cordova on October 28, 2001. Beloved husband of Mildred Rodrigue. Loving father of Russell J. Rodrigue, Jr. & Terry J. Rodrigue, Sr. Cherished grandfather of Rebecca, Terry Jr., Rochelle & Cyndi. Dearest great grandfather of 6. He retired Veteran of WWII, serving in the Air Force from 1937 to 1959. He also retired from the Rancho Cordova Post Office after 14 years. A resident of Rancho Cordova for 52 years. A native of New Iberia, LA. Friends are invited to attend funeral services Thursday, November 1, 2001, at 1PM at EAST LAWN RANCHO CORDOVA MORTUARY, 10450 Coloma Rd. Interment in East Lawn Sierra Hills Memorial Park.

 IN LOVING MEMORY OF SCHOOF, ALBERT FREDERICK Who passed away Saturday after a lengthy illness. Born August 1, 1926 in Placerville, California, Fred was raised in Marysville, CA and graduated from Marysville High School in 1944. One month later he enlisted in the United States Navy and served in aviation ordnance until his discharge in 1947. He returned to civilian life as a student and enrolled in Yuba College. While there he was first introduced to his future bride Beverly Jeanne McKillop. They were married in 1950 and moved to San Luis Obispo whereupon he enrolled at Cal Poly and majored in Agriculture. Two years later the Cal Poly graduate started his lifelong career in the commercial rice industry with Rice Growers Association of California. He retired as Vice President of the company in 1986. Fred was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. His recreational interests included tennis, golf and his lifelong love of flying. An especially rich source of satisfaction was the time spent relaxing in the cabin he and his father built at Donner Lake. He was dedicated to his church and its congregation. Fred is survived by Beverly, his wife of 51 years, their four children Deric (Glorene), Craig (Pamela), Jan and Pamela (Gary) and five grandchildren. Memorial services are scheduled for 1 pm Thursday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 4910 Lemon Hill Avenue. Contributions may be directed to the Sacramento Chapter of the American Cancer Society or The Gloria Dei Gardens.

STEWART, FRANCIS C. Age 74, of Roseville, CA, died October 28, 2001 at Cameron Hospital resulting from auto accident in Angola, IN. Born June 10, 1927 to James and Barbara (Schueren) Stewart, deceased. A Veteran of Merchant Marines. He worked for the Army Security Agency for 30 years where he was a Supervisory Engineer. Survived by wife Kathryn (Mauser) Stewart - Roseville, CA (married Nov. 17, 1956); brother, WillIiam Stewart - Springfield, IL; 4 sisters, Ann Gregonis - Jessup, MD; Elizabeth Remaley - Ashland, PA; Grace Mehallow - O'Fallon, IL; Rose Bogikes - Alexandria, VA. Preceded in death by sister, Ethel Leibig. He got his undergraduate degree from George Washington University and he got his Masters Degree from University of Southern California for an Aeronautical Engineer. Funeral/memorial services pending. Arrangements by the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana.

STUBBS, VERNON RALPH Born April 20, 1918 in Crystal Bay, Minnesota. Passed away on Oct. 24, 2001 after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving family: Pat Stubbs, his wife of 60 years; three of his four children, son Jan Stubbs, son Nick Stubbs, and daughter Shelly Means, preceded in death by his son Scott; four grandchildren, Chris Stubbs, Jeff Holzman, Dustin Cassady and Brianna Stubbs. Vern served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946 as a Supply Corp. Officer. He was a commissioned officer as a Lieutenant, J.G., for a motor torpedo boat squadron in the Philippines. In 1942 he moved to California with his young family, finally ending up in Penryn where he spent the last 27 years. Vern was employed at Aerojet for 32 years as a Procurement Program Engineer and retired in 1989. In his earlier years he was a member of The Rock Rambler Jeep Club and up until a year ago, he was camping, fishing, playing tennis three times a week, and an enthusiastic member of The Granite Bay Fly Caster's Club. Vern was a man of passion who deeply loved his family and friends. He was funny, loving and direct. He spoke his mind but not without his heart, and always kept your best interests up front. He will be forever in our thoughts, he is missed. He will be buried beside his son, Scott, at Newcastle Cemetery. There will be a celebration of Vern's Life at Nick and Joanne Stubbs Home on Nov. 4, 2001 at 2:00 PM. Relatives and Friends are welcome. Arrangements by Chapel of the Valley Roseville, CA (916) 797-1448.

JAMES WRIGHT Age 85 of Sacramento, California. Died October 24th, 2001, at the home of his son and daughter in law, Dr. James Wright Wells, Jr. and Dr. Patricia Will Wells in the company of the family he loved. He fought epic battles with Lymphoma beginning in 1973 and through many courses of chemotherapy and multiple surgical procedures continued to enjoy a remarkably satisfactory quality of life, thanks to his gifted and inspired physicians We express our appreciation for the care of Dr. Edward Lynch, Dr. David Harrison, Dr. Frank Boutin, Dr. Stanley Chew and Dr. Terry Cobb whom he felt were truly renaissance men. Born in Schenectady, NY on July 18, 1916 to Milton H. Wells and Cynthia Steers Wells MD, he graduated from Phillips Andover Academy in 1932, Syracuse University in 1936, and Harvard Business School in 1938 Although working with draft deferred status he insisted on going to war and was a naval commissioned officer in the Pacific from 1944 to 1946. He married Elizabeth Anne Higley, having two children James Wright Wells Jr,, 1944, and Anne Timmons Wells, 1947. He set high standards and encouraged them in the pursuit of their educations, goals, and dreams. They will remain eternally grateful for his support. His greatest joys were two grand children, Colin Wells, 29, and Whitney Wells, 21. His grace, charm, and wisdom flowed naturally into them, his legacy to his family and friends present and not yet born. He was preceded in death by his brother Hewitt S. Wells and his sister Carolyn W. Turnbull with whom he will share his final resting place in NY. His relationship with nephew Frank M. Wells of Ogden, Utah had special meaning and was a wellspring of strength especially in the final months. We all grieve; his death brings sorrow and loneliness too difficult to bear. But, tucked away where it could not be missed he left us a quotation from The Praetorian. His epitaph will read thus: "Life is eternal and love is immortal and what we call death is only the horizon beyond which we cannot see." At his request, the body of James Wright Wells will be returned to dust and ashes for later interment in Schenectady, NY. Any remembrances should be directed to Sutter Hospice (454-6536) whose care and support were invaluable to us all

WILLS, DONALD FRANCIS 54, of Hollister, Ca., passed away on October 26, 2001. Born on July 20, 1947 in Lawrence, Ma., he was raised in Methuen, Ma. Mr. Wills served in the United States Army as a guided missile mechanic during the Vietnam Era. He was an Honor graduate from the University of Phoenix receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. He worked as an analyst and business manager at United Technologies Corp. for the past 18 years. Don was an avid golfer who especially enjoyed conquering Poppy Hills Golf Course. He also enjoyed a good game of "Wolf". His hobbies included tending to his flowers and vegetable garden, cooking, walking the beach at the dunes of Pajaro, and listening to nature. He is survived by his loving companion Diane Darnell, of Gilroy, Ca. His parents Bertram and Theresa Wills of Haverhill, Ma. Twin brother Dennis Wills and Jane Kennedy of Leominister, Ma., brother Douglas Wills and Terry Wigen of Sacramento, Ca., sister Eileen Wills and Keith McIntyre of Methuen, Ma., daughter Sherri Shedd of Derry, NH., son Kevin Wills of Kaneohe, Hi., grandson Nathan Shedd of Derry, NH. Beloved friend of the McIntyre Clan. He was also the brother of the late Gary Wills. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 2, 2001 at the Mission of San Juan Bautista, Ca. at 2:00 pm. A gathering of friends will take place at 3:00 pm at Jardines De San Juan in San Juan Bautista, Ca. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, and Odyssey HealthCare of Santa Clara County.

WINTERBERGER, CHARLES L. In Carmichael, October 28, 2001. Loving husband of Oleva Winterberger of Carmichael. Loving father of Ona Jones of Chico, CA, Charles "Chuck" Winterberger and wife Marla of Sacramento, Tessa Winterberger and husband Greg Olson of Oakland, CA, and Sybil McWalters and husband David of Sacramento. Adored grandfather of Joel and Jason Schafer, Laura Winterberger, and Tess and Matthew McWalters. Devoted brother of Carolyn Bradley of Junction, IL, and Marjorie Barnett of Equality, IL. Preceded in death by a sister Gwendolyn Berry. A.native of Junction, IL., aged 84 years. Mr. Winterberger served as a pilot in the US Air Force for over 25 years. He was a member of El Camino Baptist Church in Sacramento and a life long member of the Mason's. Friends are invited for visitation on Thursday, Novembner 1, 2001, from 4-8PM at El Camino Baptist Church, 2805 Al Camino Ave., Sacto. The funeral service will be held on Priday, November 2, 2001 at 10:00 AM at El Camino Baptist Church. Interment with military honors will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Park in Fair Oaks. Arrangements are under the direction of the Nightingale-Gilmore Funeral Chapel in Sacramento.


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