James Ford Striegel III

M, b. 11 August 1970, d. 23 May 2004
Last Edited6 Apr 2014
     James Ford Striegel III was born on 11 August 1970 at Castro Valley, Alameda Co., California.1 He died on 23 May 2004 at Fresno, Fresno, California, at age 33.1

Citations

  1. [S2011] Union Democrat, 28 May 2004, page 2-A, James Ford Striegel III August 11, 1970 - May 23, 2004
    Former Tuolumne county resident James Ford Striegel III died Sunday in a boating accident in Fresno. He was 33.
    He was born in Castro Valley and lived in Columbia and Groveland. He attended Columbia Elementary School and Tenaya Elementary School. He graduated from Sonora High School. He later lived in North Carolina, Monterey and most recently in Fresno. He worked as a waiter at Fifi's Cafe in Pacific Grove for six years.
    Mr. Striegel is survived by his mother, Bonnie Scott of Modesto; his sister and brother-in-law, Jennifer and Bobby Wrighton of Seaside, Monterey County; nieces and nephews, Jamie, Billy and Taylor Wrighton, all of Seaside; and his father and stepmother, James Striegel Jr. and Clare Striegel of Washington.
    A celebration of life was to be held at 2 p.m. today in Monterey.
    In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Bonnie Scott's name in memory of James Ford Striegel III at any Bank of America. Seaside Chapel is handling arrangements.

Buster Hipp

M, b. 2 February 1923, d. 31 May 2004
Last Edited4 Sep 2014
     Buster Hipp was born on 2 February 1923 at McCuary, Arkansas.1 He married Gladys Zelma (Manley) Hipp circa 1944.2 Buster Hipp died on 31 May 2004 at Chinese Camp, Tuolumne, California, at age 81.1 He was buried at Lakewoood Memorial Park, Hughson, Stanislaus Co., California.3

Family

Gladys Zelma (Manley) Hipp b. 15 Apr 1918, d. 19 Mar 2013

Citations

  1. [S2012] Union Democrat, 04 June 2004, page 2-A, Buster Hipp Feb. 2, 1923 - May 31, 2004
    Longtime Chinese Camp resident buster Hipp died Monday in his home. He was 81. Mr. Hipp was born in McCuary, Ark., and moved to chinese Camp in 1970. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Operating Engineers for 51 years and a former member of both the Mother Lode Gun Club and Manteca Bass & Buddies. He worked as a heavy equipment operator doing road construction. His family said he was an avid outdoorsman and baseball fan.
    Mr. Hipp is survived by his wife of 60 years, Zelma Hipp of Chinese Camp; and a son, Lonnie Hipp of Chinese Camp.
    Funeral services were to be held at noon today at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park in Hughson.
  2. [S2012] Union Democrat, 04 June 2004, page 2-A, Buster Hipp Feb. 2, 1923 - May 31, 2004
    ... Mr. Hipp is survived by his wife of 60 years, Zelma Hipp of Chinese Camp; and a son, Lonnie Hipp of Chinese Camp....
  3. [S2012] Union Democrat, 04 June 2004, page 2-A, Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park in Hughson.

Colleen Renee Oman

F, b. 10 March 1939, d. 3 June 2004
Last Edited6 Apr 2014
     Colleen Renee Oman was born on 10 March 1939 at Oakland, Alameda Co., California.1 She died on 3 June 2004 at Jamestown, Tuolumne, California, at age 65.1

Citations

  1. [S2013] Union Democrat, 09 June 2004, pages 2-A, Colleen Renee Oman March 10, 1939 - June 3, 2004
    Longtime Chinese Camp resident Colleen Renee Oman died Thursday at a Jamestown care home. She was 65. She was born in Oakland and had lived in Chinese Camp for 57 years. she worked for the Tuolumne County Road Department for 14 years.
    She is survived by her friend and care giver, Wanda Albertson of Chinese Camp.
    At her request, no service is planned. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home handled arrangements.

Genevieve Cherry (Westcoat) Connelly

F, b. 16 August 1922, d. 8 June 2004
Last Edited27 Mar 2014
     Genevieve Cherry (Westcoat) Connelly was born on 16 August 1922 at Pennsylvania.1 She died on 8 June 2004 at Modesto, Stanislaus Co., California, at age 81.1

Citations

  1. [S1923] Union Democrat, 11 Jun 2004, 2A, Genevieve Cherry Connelly Aug. 16, 1922 - June 8, 2004
    Groveland resident Genevieve Cherry Connelly died Tuesday at a Modesto hospital. She was 81.
    Mrs. Connelly was born in Pennsylvania and moved to California in 1949. She was a registered nurse for 20 years, and received her training from West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh, Penn. She moved to Santa Ana, Orange County, with her husband, who was in the military. They lived there for 25 years.
    Mrs. Connelly and her husband moved to Pine Mountain Lake in 1985. She served as president of the Pine Mountain Lake Ladies Club for two years, as president of Helping Hands of Groveland for one term and a secretary of the Southern Tuolumne County Historical Society for 10 years. Family members said she enjoyed playing bridge and doing crossword puzzles.
    She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Ray Connelly of Groveland; sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Patricia Connelly of Keyes, Stanislaus County, and Kevin and Donna Connelly of Las Vegas; daughters, Denise Connelly of Aurora, Colo., and Christine connelly of Denver; sister, Vida Mae Williams of Deep Creek, Md.; brother, William C. Westcoat of Rockville, Md., and four grandchildren.
    Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home. A memorial gathering will be at 3 p.mm. Monday at Pine Mountain Lake Country Club.
    Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Gertrude Hahn

F, b. circa 1913, d. 13 June 2004
Last Edited6 Apr 2014
     Gertrude Hahn was born circa 1913.1 She died on 13 June 2004 at Stockton, San Joaquin Co., California.1

Citations

  1. [S2014] Union Democrat, 18 June 2004, page 2-A, Gertrude Hahn, 91, of LaGrange died Sunday at a Stockton hospital. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at Lake Don Pedro Baptist Church, 4175 Abeto St., in LaGrange. A reception will follow at 13548 Hoyito Circle. Park View Funeral Home in Manteca is handling arrangements.

James Delbert Palmer

M, b. 12 July 1938, d. 30 June 2004
Last Edited17 Apr 2014
     James Delbert Palmer was born on 12 July 1938 at Thoreau, New Mexico.1 He died on 30 June 2004 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California, at age 65.2

Citations

  1. [S2147] Union Democrat, 04 Jul 2004, James Delbert Palmer:BOLD July 12, 1938 - June 30, 2004.
  2. [S2147] Union Democrat, 04 Jul 2004, James Delbert Palmer:BOLD July 12, 1938 - June 30, 2004
    James Delbert Palmer of Groveland died Wednesday at his home. He was 65. He was born in Thoreau, N.M. He had lived in San Jose since 1969 and lived in a second home in Groveland for three years. He worked as a sales manager for Nabisco for 30 years. He served in the U.S. Air force from 1957-61. His family said he was an avid golfer and loved his grandchildren and family. He enjoyed tinkering in his workshop, his family added.
    Mr. Palmer is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sonja Palmer, of Groveland and Morgan Hill, Santa Clara County; daughters, Vicki Palmer of San Jose and Joan Turnipseed of Morgan Hill; grandchildren, Eric, Kyle, Roselyn, Taylor, Mikaela, Mackenzie and Travis; a brother, Ben Palmer of Bakersfield; and a sister, Helen Austin of Tehachapi, Kern county.
    Visitation is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow at the church. Burial is scheduled in the Bay Area.
    Donations can be made to American Heart Association, 1710 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame, CA 94010.
    Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Shannon L. Friehauf Sr.

M, b. 2 September 1962, d. 8 July 2004
Last Edited6 Apr 2014
     Shannon L. Friehauf Sr. was born on 2 September 1962 at Bakersfield, Kern Co., California.1 He died on 8 July 2004 at San Jose, Santa Clara, California, at age 41.1

Citations

  1. [S2021] Union Democrat, 13 Jul 2004, page 2-A, Shannon L. Friehauf Sr. Sept 2, 1962 - July 8, 2004
    Longtime San Jose resident Shannon L. Friehauf Sr., son of Calvin and Georgette Friehauf of Pine Mountain Lake, died Thursday in San Jose of heart failure. He was 41. He was born in Bakersfield and had lived in San Jose for 39 years. He worked as a laboratory technician for electronic firms in San Jose for 10 years, including IBM for four years. He also worked in job recruiting and construction. His family said he enjoyed Yosemite, fishing and was a black belt in karate.
    Mr. Friehauf is survived by his parents, Calvin and Georgette Friehauf of Pine Mountain Lake; a son, Shannon Friehauf Jr. of San Jose; a sister and brother-in-law, Teresa and Kennedy Brown of Tigard, Ore.; a grandfather, George Barnes of Bakersfield; a nephew,Ryan Brown of Tigard; a niece, Jenafer Brown of Tigard; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
    Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. today at Heuton Memorial Chapel. A graveside service is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at Mountain Shadow Cemetery in Sonora. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

L. Merle Ingram

M, b. 27 September 1923, d. 10 July 2004
Last Edited17 Apr 2014
     L. Merle Ingram was born on 27 September 1923 at Brookings, Oregon.1 He died on 10 July 2004 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California, at age 80.2

Citations

  1. [S2148] Union Democrat, 20 Jul 2004, L. Merle Ingram Sept. 27, 1923 - July 10, 2004.
  2. [S2148] Union Democrat, 20 Jul 2004, L. Merle Ingram Sept. 27, 1923 - July 10, 2004
    L. Merle Ingram of Groveland died July 10 at his home. He was 80. He was a native of Brookings, Ore., and lived in Groveland for 20 years. He worked as an accountant for 45 years in Oakdale and served in the U.S. Navy.
    He was a past member and past president of the Oakdale Golf and Country Club; past member of the Oakdale Shrine and Oakdale Lions Clubs; past member and past president of Pine Mountain Lake Men's Golf Club.
    Mr. Ingram is survived by his companion, Bonnie Hubanks of Groveland; three children; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    At his request, no services are scheduled. Donations can be made to the Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the Sierra, P.O. Box 4805, Sonora, CA 95370 or Shriners Hospital for children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817. Oakdale Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Annabelle Campbell

F, b. circa 1929, d. 20 July 2004
Last Edited22 Mar 2014
     Annabelle Campbell was born circa 1929.1 She died on 20 July 2004 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S1896] Union Democrat, 29 Jul 2004, 2A, Annabelle Campbell, 75, of Coulterville died this morning at a Sonora hospital. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Hazel Ancell Beck

F, b. 30 September 1909, d. 22 July 2004
Last Edited25 Jul 2011
     Hazel Ancell Beck was born on 30 September 1909 at Liverpool, England.1 She died on 22 July 2004 at Merced, Merced Co., California, at age 94.1

Citations

  1. [S1356] Union Democrat, 30 Jul 2004, Online Edition, Hazel Ancell Beck, Sept. 30, 1909 - July 22, 2004
    Hazel Beck, mother of Donald and William Beck of Don Pedro, died July 22 at a Merced care home. She was 94.
    She was born in Liverpool, England, and immigrated to the United States with her parents in 1911. She married Paris "Pete" O'Neal Beck in Detroit in 1928. She lived in Champagne, Ill., until 1939, when she, her husband and their three sons moved to the glendale area of Southern California. there her husband opened the P.O. Beck Furniture Company.
    She helped to build Lockheed Constellation aircraft during World War II. After her husband died in 1955, she lived in Yokohama, Japan, where she taught English to Japanese students. She traveled extensively throughout the British Isles and Europe and, after leaving Southern California, lived in Sacramento, Modesto, and finally Merced.
    She was a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood since 1942, and, while living in the Glendale area, worked for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.
    She is survived by her sister, Alma Zech of Modesto; sons, Donald and William of don Pedro and Alan of Sacramento; daughters-in-law, Jewell, Sandy and gail; seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
    A graveside service is schedule for her family at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Los Angeles County.
    Ivers & Alcorn funeral Home in Merced is handling arrangements.

Chester Ray Hawkins

M, b. 14 September 1950, d. 30 July 2004
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Last Edited25 Aug 2014
     Chester Ray Hawkins was born on 14 September 1950 at Eureka, Humboldt, California.1 He died on 30 July 2004 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California, at age 53.2 A funeral for Chester Ray Hawkins was held on 7 August 2004 at Lakewood Funeral Home, Hughson, Stanislaus Co., California.3

Citations

  1. [S2051] Union Democrat, 04 Aug 2004, page 2A, Chester Ray Hawkins Sept 14, 1950 - July 30,k 2004
    Chester Ray Hawkins of Groveland died Friday from injuries suffered in an auto accident between Coulterville and Mariposa. He was 53. He was born in Eureka, Humboldt County, and was raised in Hughson. He graduated from Hughson High School in 1968. He lived in groveland for 11 years. He worked as an equipment operator with the California Department of Transportation for 12 years. He was an avid fan of both the San Francisco Giants baseball team and the San Francisco 49ers football team. He was a life member of the National rifle Association.
    His family said he love hunting, camping, fishing and Dodge trucks.
    Mr. Hawkins is survived by his wife of 23 years, Susan Hawkins, of Groveland; his children and their spouse, Suzanne and Ben Sanders of Denair, Stanislaus County, Sarah and Michael Getreu of Modesto and Lindsey Hawkins of Groveland; seven grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Megg Hawkins of Bridgeport, Mono County; and a niece, Lacie Hawkings of Bridgeport. He was preceded in death by his parents, Philip and Bettie Hawkins.
    A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lakewood Funeral Home in Hughson.
    donations can be made in memory of Chester Hawkins to the National Rifle Association-ILA, Attn: diane Smith, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Lakewood Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Hughson is handling arrangements.
  2. [S2051] Union Democrat, 04 Aug 2004, page 2A, Chester Ray Hawkins Sept 14, 1950 - July 30,k 2004
    Chester Ray Hawkins of Groveland died Friday from injuries suffered in an auto accident between Coulterville and Mariposa. He was 53. He was born in Eureka, Humboldt County, and was raised in Hughson. He graduated from Hughson High School in 1968. He lived in Groveland for 11 years. He worked as an equipment operator with the California Department of Transportation for 12 years. He was an avid fan of both the San Francisco Giants baseball team and the San Francisco 49ers football team. He was a life member of the National Rifle Association.
    His family said he love hunting, camping, fishing and Dodge trucks.
    Mr. Hawkins is survived by his wife of 23 years, Susan Hawkins, of Groveland; his children and their spouse, Suzanne and Ben Sanders of Denair, Stanislaus County, Sarah and Michael Getreu of Modesto and Lindsey Hawkins of Groveland; seven grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Megg Hawkins of Bridgeport, Mono County; and a niece, Lacie Hawkings of Bridgeport. He was preceded in death by his parents, Philip and Bettie Hawkins.
    A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lakewood Funeral Home in Hughson. Donations can be made in memory of Chester Hawkins to the National Rifle Association-ILA, Attn: Diane Smith, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Lakewood Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Hughson is handling arrangements.
  3. [S2051] Union Democrat, 04 Aug 2004, page 2A, Chester Ray Hawkins Sept 14, 1950 - July 30, 2004
    ... A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lakewood Funeral Home in Hughson. ... Lakewood Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Hughson is handling arrangements.

Robert Clifton

M, b. 27 February 1967, d. 26 July 2004
Last Edited26 Mar 2014
     Robert Clifton was born on 27 February 1967 at Concord, New Hampshire.1 He died on 26 July 2004 at Sacramento, California, at age 37.1

Citations

  1. [S1912] Union Democrat, 6 Aug 2004, 2A, Robert Clifton Feb. 27, 1967 - July 26, 2004
    Longtime La Grange area resident Robert Clifton died unexpectedly July 26 at a Sacramento medical center. He was 37.
    He was a native of Concord, N.H. and lived in the La Grange area off and on for nearly 25 years. He worked as a marine mechanic for Moccasin Point Marina at Don Pedro Reservoir.
    Mr. Clifton is survived by his wife, Corina S. Clifton of Jamestown; a daughter, Kaydie Anne Marie Clifton of riverbank; sons, Robert K. and Kenneth C. Clifton, both of Jamestown; stepchildren, Sarah Spirks and Cody Bechtel, both of Jamestown; his parents, Charles and Betty Visher of La Grange; sisters, Anne Marie Hamilton of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, and Connie Vella of Bakersfield; brothers, Richard and Jon Clifton, both of Vancouver, Wash.; a stepsister, Twenya Hernandez of Angels Camp;and a stepbrother, Brian Visher of Fresno.
    A private family service in Oregon is planned.
    East Lawn Andrews and Greilich Mortuary in Sacramento is handling arrangements.

Tammy Lynn (Newton) Gardner

F, b. 23 June 1963, d. 13 August 2004
FatherCharles "Bud" Newton1 b. 14 Jun 1936, d. 9 May 2004
Last Edited6 Apr 2014
     Tammy Lynn (Newton) Gardner was born on 23 June 1963 at Huntington Park, Los Angeles, California.2 She was the daughter of Charles "Bud" Newton.1 Tammy Lynn (Newton) Gardner died on 13 August 2004 at Modesto, Stanislaus Co., California, at age 41.2

Citations

  1. [S2010] Union Democrat, 13 May 2004, page 2A, Charles "Bud" Newton June 14, 1936 - May 9, 2004
    Former don Pedro resident Charles "Bud" Newton died sunday at his Victorville, San Bernardino county, home. He was 67.
    He was born in West Monroe, LA, and lived in Lake Don Pedro for 13 years. He was a career electrician and a member of the International brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1954-57.
    His family said his greatest joy in life was his family. He was an avid gardener with a special interest in roses and cacti. He was a colorful character and had a great sense of humor, his family added.
    Mr. Newton is survived by his wife of 51 years, Iva Lee (Corbin) Newton; a son, Michael Newton of Twain Harte; daughters and son-in-law, Shay and Kyle McDonald of Sonora, Paula and Ray Villanueva, Debra Diesel and Rebekah and Alex Gurneal, all of Victorville and Tammy and Carl Gardner of lake Don Pedro; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by a son, Charles "Charlie" Newton, in 1986.
    Visitation is scheduled for 10 a.m. tomorrow at Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave. in Merced. A church service is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at the center. Burial with military honors is scheduled at the Merced cemetery district.
    Inland Memorial Mortuary in colton is handling arrangements.
  2. [S1037] Union Democrat, 18 Aug 2004, Online Edition, Tammy Lynn (Newton) Gardner June 23, 1963 - Aug. 13, 2004
    Lake don Pedro resident Tammy Lynn (Newton) Gardner died Friday at a Modesto hospital of complications of breast cancer. She was 41. She was born in Huntington Park, Los Angeles County, and had lived in Lake Don Pedro for 14 years. She was a longtime employee of the Lake Don Pedro Community Services district.
    Her family said her greatest joy in life was her family, and she was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed keeping a beautiful, nurturing home for her family. She was a devout Christian and loved to read the Word of God and sing Christian songs, her family added. She loved to laugh and was always ready to give or received a funny joke or story, her family said.
    She is survived by her childhood sweetheart and husband of 18 years, Carl of Lake don Pedro; a son, Jeremy of Lake don Pedro; a daughter, Dayna of Lake Don Pedro; her mother, Iva Newton of Victorville, San Bernardino County; sisters, shay McDonald of Sonora, Paula Villanueva of Atwater, Merced County, Debbie Diesel and Rebekah Gurneal of Victorville; a brother, Michael Newton of Twain Harte; her father-in-law, Carl Sr. of Tuolumne; and many nieces, nephews and countless friends.
    She was preceded in death by her father, Charles "Bud" Newton; a brother, Charles "Charlie" Newton; a son, Justin; and her mother-in-law, Barbara Gardner.
    Visitation is scheduled from 2-7 p.m. tomorrow at Stratford Evans funeral chapel, 1490 B St., in Merced. A funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at Christian Life Center, 650 E. Olive Ave., in Merced. burial is scheduled at Merced District Cemetery.
    Stratford Evans Funeral chapel in Merced is handling arrangements.

Helen Yeager

F, b. 25 February 1921, d. 14 August 2004
Last Edited10 Sep 2014
     Helen Yeager was born on 25 February 1921 at Reynoldsville, West Virginia.1 She died on 14 August 2004 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 83.2

Citations

  1. [S2286] Union Democrat, 20 Agu 2004, Helen Yeager Feb. 25, 1921 - Aug. 14, 2004
    Helen Yeager of Coulterville died Saturday at a Sonora hospital. She was 83. She was born in Reynoldsville, W. Va., and had lived in Coulterville for 16 years. ...
  2. [S2286] Union Democrat, 20 Agu 2004, Helen Yeager Feb. 25, 1921 - Aug. 14, 2004
    Helen Yeager of Coulterville died Saturday at a Sonora hospital. She was 83. She was born in Reynoldsville, W. Va., and had lived in Coulterville for 16 years. She was a self-employed daycare provider for 25 years.
    Her family said she loved to sew and make Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls. She enjoyed camping and her family.
    She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Harrison Yeager of Coulterville; daughters, Evelyn Johnson and Vicky Williamson, both of Coulterville; sisters, Wilma Herrod of West Virginia and Elta Leason of Nevada; 11 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.
    At her request, no services are scheduled. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Willie Mayfield

M, b. 17 September 1915, d. 18 August 2004
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Willie Mayfield was born on 17 September 1915 at Oklahoma.1 He died on 18 August 2004 at Turlock, Stanislaus Co., California, at age 88.2 He was buried at Dudley Cemetery, Greeley Hill, Mariposa Co., California.3

Citations

  1. [S2350] Union Democrat, 20 Aug 2004, Willie Mayfield Sept. 17, 1915 - Aug. 18, 2004
    Longtime Greeley Hill resident Willie Mayfield died Wednesday at a Turlock care center. She was 88. She was born in Oklahoma and had lived in Greeley Hill for 39 years. ...
  2. [S2350] Union Democrat, 20 Aug 2004, Willie Mayfield Sept. 17, 1915 - Aug. 18, 2004
    Longtime Greeley Hill resident Willie Mayfield died Wednesday at a Turlock care center. She was 88. She was born in Oklahoma and had lived in Greeley Hill for 39 years. She worked as a cook for 50 years. she was a member of Wildwood chapel in Greeley Hill. Her family said she loved her home.
    She is survived by her son, Stanley Hunt of Denair, Stanislaus county; stepsons, Jim Mayfield of Medford, Ore., and Joe Mayfield of Minden, Nev.; stepdaughters, Dorothy Pate of Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz County, and Cloyce Spain of Dos Palos, Merced County; sisters, Juanita Grayson of Firebaugh, Fresno county, and Wanda Brinkley of dos Palos; a sister-in-law, Minnie MdCurdy of Dos Palos; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
    Visitation is scheduled from 1-5 p.m. tomorrow at Heuton Memorial chapel. A graveside service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at Dudley Cemetery in Greeley Hill. Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.
  3. [S2350] Union Democrat, 20 Aug 2004, Willie Mayfield Sept. 17, 1915 - Aug. 18, 2004
    ... Visitation is scheduled from 1-5 p.m. tomorrow at Heuton Memorial chapel. A graveside service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at Dudley Cemetery in Greeley Hill. Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.

Trevor Anthony Sawyers

M, b. 5 March 1971, d. 28 August 2004
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Trevor Anthony Sawyers was buried at Oregon. He was born on 5 March 1971 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.1 He died on 28 August 2004 at Chinese Camp, Tuolumne, California, at age 33.2

Citations

  1. [S2324] Union Democrat, 03 sep 2004, Trevor Anthony Sawyers March 5, 1971 - Aug. 28, 2004
    Lifelong Tuolumne county resident Trevor "Trev" Anthony Sawyers died unexpectedly Saturday at his Chinese Camp home. He was 33. He was born in Sonora. ...
  2. [S2324] Union Democrat, 03 sep 2004, Trevor Anthony Sawyers March 5, 1971 - Aug. 28, 2004
    Lifelong Tuolumne county resident Trevor "Trev" Anthony Sawyers died unexpectedly Saturday at his Chinese Camp home. He was 33. He was born in Sonora. He was a nursery man and extremely knowledgeable and skilled with plant life, family members said. They said he was an avid fisherman and fly fishing was his favorite. He loved the outdoors, kayaking, bike riding, hiking and gardening, his family added. He also enjoyed reading. His family said Terry Godsend and John Sandford were his favorite authors, and Yosemite was the most beautiful place he had ever been. He also loved sunsets.
    Mr. Sawyers is survived by his parents, Galen and Betty Sawyers of Drain, Ore., a sister, Terri Sawyers of Drain; grandparents, Ed and Marion Farrell of Chinese Camp, an aunt, Maddy Custer and friend, Glenn Tonn, both of Tuolumne; a great aunt, Helen Wilkinson of Jamestown; cousins, Renee' McGrew and her husband, John, of Kuna, Idaho, Regina Everhart of Reidsville, N.C., Kevin Custer of Sacramento, Johnny Wilkinson of Jamestown, Jimmy Wilkinson and his wife, Judy, of Tuolumne and Brenda Wilkinson of Fresno.
    He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jacob Sawyers and Vesta Rebello; an uncle, Kieth Custer; a great uncle, Jack Wilkinson; and dear friend, Dee.
    Burial will be in Oregon. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home in handling arrangements.

Bart Cavallaro

M, b. 25 April 1944, d. 31 August 2004
Last Edited25 Mar 2014
     Bart Cavallaro was born on 25 April 1944 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1 He died on 31 August 2004 at Modesto, Stanislaus Co., California, at age 60.2

Citations

  1. [S1904] Union Democrat, 07 Sep 2004, 2A, Bart Cavallaro April 25, 1944 - Aug 31, 2004
    President of the Pine Mountain Lake Non-Residents Club Bart Cavallaro died Aug. 31 at a Modesto medical center from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Highway 120 on Aug. 27. He was 60.
    He was born in Philadelphia and had lived in the Santa Cruz area for the past 24 years. He worked in the messenger-courier service business for 30 years and owned Specialized Messenger Services in Santa Clara.
    Mr. Cavallaro served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and was an active member of San Agustin Catholic Church in Scotts Valley.
    He was active in civic and political structures throughout Santa Cruz County. He served on the Scotts Valley City council, was former major of Scotts Valley and served on the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Board.
    His family said he loved to fish and enjoyed the mixing of that pleasure with fulfilling his duties to the people at Pine Mountain Lake. He was an automobile aficionado, his family said, and was known by his family for his fine taste in clothes, as his wardrobe was extensive and his dress was impeccable for any occasion.
    His family added that he was anxiously awaiting the birth of his daughter's child, which would have been his third grandchild.
    At the time of the Aug. 27 accident, he was traveling to Pine Mountain Lake to attend the annual Pine Mountain Lake Association meeting, where they announce the new board of directors. He was to be one of two new directors, which was announced on Aug. 28.
    Mr. Cavallaro is survived by his wife of 31 years, Donna Cavallaro of Aptos; a sone and daughter-in-law, Dominic and Suzanne Cavallaro of Oregon; a daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Simonn Evans of Aptos; a brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Mary Ellen Cavallaro of Maryland; grandsons, Nicholas and Nathan; and his cousin and good friend, Robert "Bobby" Cavallaro and his wife, Ginger.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, connie Fletcher.
    visitation will be from noon until 7 p.m. today at Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel, 1050 Cayuga St., in Santa Cruz. A vigil service and recitation of the rosary is scheduled for 7:30 tonight at the chapel. A Mass of christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at San Agustin Catholic church, 257 glenwood Drive in Scotts Valley.
    At the family's request, donations can be made to the Hospice Caring Project of Santa Cruz County, P.O. Box 670, Aptos, CA 95003 or Jacob's Heart children's Cancer Association, 3040 Prather Lane, Suite B, Santa Cruz, CA 95065.
    Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel in Santa Cruz is handling arrangements.
  2. [S1904] Union Democrat, 07 Sep 2004, 2A, Bart Cavallaro April 25, 1944 - Aug 31, 2004
    President of the Pine Mountain Lake Non-Residents Club Bart Cavallaro died Aug. 31 at a Modesto medical center from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Highway 120 on Aug. 27. He was 60.
    He was born in Philadelphia and had lived in the Santa Cruz area for the past 24 years. He worked in the messenger-courier service business for 30 years and owned Specialized Messenger Services in Santa Clara.
    Mr. Cavallaro served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and was an active member of San Agustin Catholic Church in Scotts Valley.
    He was active in civic and political structures throughout Santa Cruz County. He served on the Scotts Valley City council, was former major of Scotts Valley and served on the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Board.
    His family said he loved to fish and enjoyed the mixing of that pleasure with fulfilling his duties to the people at Pine Mountain Lake. He was an automobile aficionado, his family said, and was known by his family for his fine taste in clothes, as his wardrobe was extensive and his dress was impeccable for any occasion.
    His family added that he was anxiously awaiting the birth of his daughter's child, which would have been his third grandchild.
    At the time of the Aug. 27 accident, he was traveling to Pine Mountain Lake to attend the annual Pine Mountain Lake Association meeting, where they announce the new board of directors. He was to be one of two new directors, which was announced on Aug. 28.
    Mr. Cavallaro is survived by his wife of 31 years, Donna Cavallaro of Aptos; a son and daughter-in-law, Dominic and Suzanne Cavallaro of Oregon; a daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Simonn Evans of Aptos; a brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Mary Ellen Cavallaro of Maryland; grandsons, Nicholas and Nathan; and his cousin and good friend, Robert "Bobby" Cavallaro and his wife, Ginger.
    He was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Fletcher.
    visitation will be from noon until 7 p.m. today at Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel, 1050 Cayuga St., in Santa Cruz. A vigil service and recitation of the rosary is scheduled for 7:30 tonight at the chapel. A Mass of christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at San Agustin Catholic church, 257 glenwood Drive in Scotts Valley.
    At the family's request, donations can be made to the Hospice Caring Project of Santa Cruz County, P.O. Box 670, Aptos, CA 95003 or Jacob's Heart children's Cancer Association, 3040 Prather Lane, Suite B, Santa Cruz, CA 95065.
    Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel in Santa Cruz is handling arrangements.

Leslie Martha Molitor

F, b. 12 April 1942, d. 2 September 2004
Last Edited14 Apr 2014
     Leslie Martha Molitor was born on 12 April 1942 at Berkeley, Alameda Co., California.1 She died on 2 September 2004 at Modesto, Stanislaus Co., California, at age 62.1

Citations

  1. [S2083] Union Democrat, 09 Sep 2004, page 2A, Leslie Martha Molitor April 12, 1942 - Sept 2, 2004
    Leslie Martha Molitor of Groveland died Sept 2 at a Modesto medical center. She was 62. She was born in Berkeley. She had lived in Groveland for two and a half years and previously had lived in Livermore where she retired from working at the Lawrence Livermore Lab. Her family said she had a hugh heart, and she loved more than anything to spend time with her grandchildren, was proud of all of them and no accomplishments were too small. She enjoyed gardening and animals, her family added.
    She is survived by her husband of 20 years. Joe Montano; sons and daughter-in-law, Pat and Sissy Morgan of Oakley, Contra costa County, and Mike Morgan of Manteca; a daughter, Jill Molitor of San Diego; stepsons, Bob Montano and his wife, Eileen, and her husband, Jim, of Livermore; a brother and sister-in-law, Graham and Marilyn Alexander of Groveland; a brother-in-law, Carl Shelen of Pleasanton; and grandchildren, Justin and Halee Morgan, Lindsay and Amanda Montano, Richel and James Foley and Kirsten Filler.
    A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Wilsons Chapel, 3070 East Ave., in Livermore.
    Neptune Society of Northern California in Stockton is handling arrangements.

Winifred "Winnie" Keplinger

F, b. 10 October 1915, d. 10 September 2004
Last Edited18 Apr 2014
     Winifred "Winnie" Keplinger was born on 10 October 1915 at Iowa.1 She died on 10 September 2004 at Corona Del Mar, Orange, California, at age 88.2

Citations

  1. [S2292] Union Democrat, 16 sep 2004, Winifred "Winnie" Keplinger Oct 10, 1915 - Sept 10, 2004.
  2. [S2292] Union Democrat, 16 sep 2004, Winifred "Winnie" Keplinger Oct 10, 1915 - Sept 10, 2004
    Former longtime Coulterville resident Winifred "Winnie" Keplinger died Friday at her daughter's Corona Del Mar home in Orange County. She was 88. She was born in Iowa and had lived in Costa Mesa for two years. she was a homemaker for 66 years and had lived in Coulterville from 1974-2002. Her family said she enjoyed flowers, people and birds. She was a member of the Baptist Church and a Women's Club, both in Greeley Hill.
    She is survived by her son, Roger Daniels of Eugene, Ore.; daughters, Diane Craft of Corona Del Mar and Karin Finch of Woodland, Wash.; a stepson, Bruce Keplinger of Stockton; a stepdaughter, Sudan Keplinger of Northern California; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    A graveside service is scheduled for 110 a.m. tomorrow at Dudley Cemetery in Greeley Hill. Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.

Thelma (Hollaway) Holderman1

F, b. 23 December 1931, d. 17 September 2004
Last Edited11 Apr 2014
     Thelma (Hollaway) Holderman was born on 23 December 1931 at Cold Springs, Oklahoma.2 She died on 17 September 2004 at Missoula, Montana, at age 72.2

Citations

  1. [S285] Personal Knowledge of Compiler.
  2. [S2065] Union Democrat, 22 Sep 2004, page 2A, Thelma Holderman Dec. 23, 1931 - Sept. 17, 2004
    Former Tuolumne County resident Thelma Holderman died Friday at her home in Missoula, Mont. She was 71.
    A native of Cold Springs, Okla., she left school in the ninth grade to take care of her nephew while her sister worked. She later moved Vernon, Texas, where she met and married her husband, John Holderman.
    In 1955, they moved with their two children, Susan and Jeff, to the former town of Jacksonville, which is now under the waters of Don Pedro reservoir. In the next three years, she had two more children, Karen and Mark. She and the children have lived in Jamestown, Columbia, Sonora and Soulsbyville.
    She and her husband were divorced in 1973. She lived in Tuolumne County for 18 more years, during which time she worked at Nelson's Candy Kitchen in Sonora and earned her general equivalency diploma before moving to Montana in the early 1990's. Her interests included knitting, crocheting and cooking, her family said.
    Mrs. Holderman is survived by a daughter, Susan Beron of Missoula, Mont.; a son and daughter, Jeff and Karen Holderman of Soulsbyville; a son, John Mark Holderman of Murphy, Texas; a granddaughter, Melanie Suda Holderman of Izmir, Turkey; a sister and brother-in-law in Minnesota, a sister in Arizona, a brother and sister-in-law in Virginia, a brother and sister-in-law in Modesto, two sisters-in-law in Jamestown and many nieces and nephews.
    A funeral service was to be held in Montana.

Albert H. Silvernail

M, b. 10 December 1921, d. 27 September 2004
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Albert H. Silvernail was born on 10 December 1921 at Oakland, Alameda Co., California.1 He died on 27 September 2004 at Sonora, Tuolumne, Califonria, at age 82.2

Citations

  1. [S2321] Union Democrat, 01 Oct 2004, Albert H. Silvernail Dec. 10, 1921 - Sept. 27, 2004
    Albert H. Silvernail of Sonora died Monday at a Sonora care home. He was 82 He was born in Oakland and was the son of Albert and Rebecca (Wurts) Silvernail. ...
  2. [S2321] Union Democrat, 01 Oct 2004, Albert H. Silvernail Dec. 10, 1921 - Sept. 27, 2004
    Albert H. Silvernail of Sonora died Monday at a Sonora care home. He was 82 He was born in Oakland and was the son of Albert and Rebecca (Wurts) Silvernail. He attended the University of Oregon in Eugene before leaving for the World War II military service, where he became a first lieutenant in the 2nd Infantry Division, 9th Regiment, Cannon Company in the U.S. Army. He was wounded in action in Brest, France, and received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
    He spent almost 43 years with Bemis Co., Inc., formerly known as Bemis Bros. Bag Co., and retired as a division manager of the San Francisco Sales Division. After leaving Bemis, he spent one year as manager of the Yosemite Bank in Groveland and also served a term as director and president of the Groveland Community Services District. He was also active in the Mountain Lutheran church in Big Oak Flat. He moved to Pine Mountain Lake in 1984 and to Sonora in 1998. While living in Pine Mountain Lake, he enjoyed trout fishing, boating and golfing, his family said.
    Mr. Silvernail is survived by his wife of 36 years, Lorraine "Lorry", his siter, Janice of Sonora; stepdaughters, Pamela of Maine and Patricia of California; his sons, Carl of Washington and Robert of Texas; grandchildren, Tamara, Stephanie, Michael, Lynne, Robbie, Aaron, Amber, Brandon, Corrie, John robert and Sara; and 11 great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his daughter, Nancy, and his older brother, Harold.
    Services will be private. Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Patricia Anne Miller

F, b. 12 June 1949, d. 7 October 2004
FatherClifton Bakewell1
MotherMrs. Maurine Bakewell1
Last Edited4 Jul 2015
     Patricia Anne Miller was born on 12 June 1949 at San Jose, Santa Clara, California.2 She was the daughter of Clifton Bakewell and Mrs. Maurine Bakewell.1 Patricia Anne Miller died on 7 October 2004 at Big Oak Flat, Tuolumne, California, at age 55.3 She was buried on 13 October 2004 at Mountain Shadow Cemetery, Sonora, Tuolumne Co., California.1

Citations

  1. [S2139] Union Democrat, 12 Oct 2004, Patricia Anne Miller June 12, 1949 - Oct 7, 2004
    ... She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Thomas Miller; daughters and son-in-law, Ariana Miller of Las Vegas and Wendy and John Moresi of Sacramento; a grandson, Colby Moresi and another grandson due on Dec. 9; a brother, Bob Bakewell of Oakdale; nephews, Chris Bakewell of Oakdale, Morgan Miller of New York and Barry Howard of Truckee, Nevada County; a cousin, Floyd Barker of Alameda; mother and father-in-law, Marjorie and Dale Miller of Oakland; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Lynn and Greg Howard of Oregon and Jan and Ramona Miller of Santa Cruz.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Maurine and Clifton Bakewell; and an aunt, Rossie Barker.
    A funeral service is scheduled for 3 p.m. tomorrow at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home.
    Private burial is scheduled at Mountain Shadow Cemetery....
  2. [S2139] Union Democrat, 12 Oct 2004, Patricia Anne Miller June 12, 1949 - Oct 7, 2004.
  3. [S2139] Union Democrat, 12 Oct 2004, Patricia Anne Miller June 12, 1949 - Oct 7, 2004
    Patricia Anne Miller of Big Oak Flat died Thursday at her home of natural causes. She was 55. She was born in San Jose and lived in the Bay Area, primarily in Oakland. She attended Oakland schools and graduated from Oakland High School in 1967. After she married her husband, Thomas, in 1968, they moved to Michigan, where he was stationed in the U.S. Coast Guard. They moved to Sonora in 1976 and lived there for three years before they moved to South Carolina. She graduated with an associate's degree in accounting from Trident Technical College in North Charleston, S.C. They returned to Sonora in 1985 and lived there until moving to Big Oak Flat in 1993. She worked as a medical biller for Blue Shield, Sonora Community Hospital and Sonora Regional Medical Center.
    Her hobbies included gardening and collecting ceramic ducks. She loved to travel and camp outdoor, especially along the California coastline. her family added, and she loved to read and was especially interested in Gold Rush history.
    She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Thomas Miller; daughters and son-in-law, Ariana Miller of Las Vegas and Wendy and John Moresi of Sacramento; a grandson, Colby Moresi and another grandson due on Dec. 9; a brother, Bob Bakewell of Oakdale; nephews, Chris Bakewell of Oakdale, Morgan Miller of New York and Barry Howard of Truckee, Nevada County; a cousin, Floyd Barker of Alameda; mother and father-in-law, Marjorie and Dale Miller of Oakland; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Lynn and Greg Howard of Oregon and Jan and Ramona Miller of Santa Cruz.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Maurine and Clifton Bakewell; and an aunt, Rossie Barker.
    A funeral service is scheduled for 3 p.m. tomorrow at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home.
    Private burial is scheduled at Mountain Shadow Cemetery.
    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1604 Ford Ave., Suite 8, Modesto, CA 95350.
    Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Betty Mae (Hilton) Wester1

F, b. 4 May 1925, d. 4 October 2004
Last Edited11 Sep 2015
     Betty Mae (Hilton) Wester was born on 4 May 1925 at California.2 She married Joseph Wester on 12 June 1949 at Santa Clara Co., CA.3,4 Betty Mae (Hilton) Wester died on 4 October 2004 at Modesto, Stanislaus Co., California, at age 79.5

Family

Joseph Wester b. 1923, d. 2008

Citations

  1. [S1] California Birth Index, 1905-1910, online www.rootsweb.com.
  2. [S2288] Union Democrat, 11 oct 2004, Betty Mae Wester May 4, 1925 - Oct 4, 2004.
  3. [S2288] Union Democrat, 11 oct 2004, Betty Mae Wester May 4, 1925 - Oct 4, 2004
    ... She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Joseph Wester of Groveland; a son, Michael Wester of Mountain View, Santa clara County; daughters, Sandra Nunn of Pleasanton, Alameda County, and Deborah Rachfal of Sunnyvale, Santa clara County; and grandchildren, Casey, Eric, Colby, Brian and Tammy....
  4. [S1966] California Marriages 1949-1959, online www. Ancestry.com.
  5. [S2288] Union Democrat, 11 oct 2004, Betty Mae Wester May 4, 1925 - Oct 4, 2004
    Betty Mae Wester of Groveland died Oct. 4 at a Modesto hospital. She was 79. She was born in California and had lived in Groveland since 1988. She worked for Hartford Insurance in the Bay Area for 15 years. She was a member of the Pine Mountain Lake Women's Golf Club. Her family said she enjoyed flower arranging, playing golf and traveling. She had taken five trips around the country. She also loved animals and was an avid reader and San Francisco 49er football fan, her family added.
    She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Joseph Wester of Groveland; a son, Michael Wester of Mountain View, Santa clara County; daughters, Sandra Nunn of Pleasanton, Alameda County, and Deborah Rachfal of Sunnyvale, Santa clara County; and grandchildren, Casey, Eric, Colby, Brian and Tammy.
    At her request, no services are scheduled. Cremation will be held. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Shannon Marzee' Mullen

F, b. 6 May 1947, d. 25 October 2004
Last Edited17 Apr 2014
     Shannon Marzee' Mullen was born on 6 May 1947 at Sequin, Texas.1 She died on 25 October 2004 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 57.2

Citations

  1. [S2094] Union Democrat, 10 Nov 2004, page 2A, Shannon Marzee' Mullen May 6, 1947 - Oct. 25, 2004 ...
  2. [S2094] Union Democrat, 10 Nov 2004, page 2A, Shannon Marzee' Mullen May 6, 1947 - Oct. 25, 2004
    Shannon Marzee' Mullen of Pine Mountain Lake died unexpectedly Oct. 25 at a Sonora hospital. She was 57.
    She was born in Sequin, Texas, and lived in Pine Mountain Lake for four years. She was president of Friends of the Groveland Library and was an active member of the Pine Mountain Lake Ladies Club and a women's service club in Pine Mountain Lake. She and her husband co-captained the sailing yacht Baraka for 20 years, and they sailed the Pacific coast, Sea of Cortez, Mexico and Caribbean together.
    She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Dan, of Pine Mountain Lake; her mother, Anita James of Novato, Marine county; and a brother, James Stroupe of San Anselmo, Marin county.
    A celebration of live is scheduled from 204 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Pine Mountain Lake County Club in Groveland. donations can be made to Friends of the Groveland Library, P.O. Box 43, Groveland, CA 95321.
    Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.

Kevin Ernest Palmer

M, b. 28 November 1953, d. 28 October 2004
Last Edited17 Apr 2014
     Kevin Ernest Palmer was born on 28 November 1953 at Mariposa, Mariposa Co., California.1 He died on 28 October 2004 at Jackson, Wyoming, at age 50.2

Citations

  1. [S2155] Union Democrat, 04 Nov 2004, Kevin Ernest Palmer Nov 28, 1953 - Oct 28, 2004.
  2. [S2155] Union Democrat, 04 Nov 2004, Kevin Ernest Palmer Nov 28, 1953 - Oct 28, 2004
    Former Mariposa resident Kevin Ernest Palmer, husband of former Sonoran Pam (Icardo) Palmer, died Oct. 28 after suffering a heart attack while elk hunting with his eldest son, Charles, near Jackson, Wyo. He was 50.
    He was a Native American and member of the Yokut and Chukchansi Indian Tribes, and born in Mariposa. He began his federal career at 18 as a U. S. Forest Service firefighter. Two years later he joined a National Park Service resource management crew assigned to remove hazardous trees and stabilize stream banks at Yosemite. After seven years with that crew, he transferred into the maintenance division and worked on road crews.
    In 1989, after 15 years at Yosemite, he accepted a position as roads foreman and supervisor at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, where he managed the park's extensive snow plowing operations. He moved to Moose, Wyo., in 1996 and became an equipment operator and supervisor at Grand Teton National Park. He was later promoted to Operations Manager.
    During the past eight years, he supervised building operations and organized and managed the park's Youth Conservation Corps program. He regularly worked with national fire management teams, serving as a fire base camp manager, building manager and overall jack-of-all-trades for numerous wildland fires throughout the western United States, his family added.
    He coordinated many National Park Service special events, including presidential visits, visits of foreign heads of state and large-scale public events and celebrations in many national parks.
    His family said he always had a smile on his face and a good-natured disposition. He was ready to lend a helping hand and he loved to joke around with people to keep things lighthearted and lively. He had a positive attitude and genuine warmth, his family added.
    Mr. Palmer is survived by his wife, Pam (Icardo) Palmer, formerly of Sonora and now of Moose; a son, Chris of Chiloquin, Ore., Charles of Medford, Ore., and Ben of Bend, Ore., his mother, Lucille Palmer of Mariposa; sisters, Rose Ford of Clovis, Fresno county, Jan Gordon of Onyx, Kern county, and Jill Bull of Mariposa; brothers, William of Ukiah, Mendocino county, Robbie of Prineville, Ore., and Michael "Ray" of Mariposa; and grandchildren, Cierra and Makiah Palmer of Medford.
    Visitation is scheduled from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Mariposa funeral Home in Mariposa, with a memorial service to follow at 10. Private burial will be at the family's private cemetery, also in Mariposa. A memorial service is scheduled for noon on Nov. 10 in Grand Teton National Park in Moose, Wyo.
    Cards and notes can be mailed to Pam Palmer, P.O. Box 170, Moose, Wyo. 83012. For further questions, contact Grand Teton's Public Affairs Office at (307) 739-3431.
    Mariposa Funeral Home in Mariposa is handling arrangements.

Philip Matthew Hoyt

M, b. 15 August 1943, d. 10 November 2004
Last Edited14 Apr 2014
     Philip Matthew Hoyt was born on 15 August 1943 at Kimberly, Nevada.1 He died on 10 November 2004 at La Grange, Tuolumne, California, at age 61.2

Citations

  1. [S2100] Union Democrat, 19 Nov 2004, page 2A, Philip Matthew Hoyt Aug. 15, 1943 - Nov. 10, 2004.
  2. [S2100] Union Democrat, 19 Nov 2004, page 2A, Philip Matthew Hoyt Aug. 15, 1943 - Nov. 10, 2004
    Philip Matthew Hoyt of La Grange died unexpectedly Monday at his home. He was 61.
    He was born in Kimberly, Nev., and was raised in Ely, Nev. He joined the U.S. Army and served from 1965-69. He married his wife, Cindy Chloe Rykovich, in 1976. they moved to tuolumne county in 1980. He worked in construction and they lived in various placed and settled in LaGrange in 1992. Later he worked as an electrical supervisor for the City of Modesto for 12 years. His family said he was an artist and a builder who loved to make things. He was proud of his family and daughter-in-law, Kerri Hoyt.
    Mr. Hoyt is survived by his wife, Cindy Hoyt of LaGrange; sons and daughter-in law, Nick Hoyt of Ceres and William and Kerri Hoyt of Jamestown; a brother, Merlyn Hoyt of Ely; mother-in-law, Betty Cessna of Fallon, Nev.; and two grandchildren.
    No services are scheduled. Allen Mortuary in Turlock is handling arrangements.

Hawley P. Buxton

M, b. 26 June 1914, d. 14 November 2004
Last Edited22 Mar 2014
     Hawley P. Buxton was born on 26 June 1914 at Oklahoma.1 He died on 14 November 2004 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 90.1

Citations

  1. [S1894] Union Democrat, 17 Nov 2004, 2A, Hawley P. Buxton June 26, 1914 - Nov. 14, 2004
    Hawley P. Buxton of Coulterville died Sunday at a Sonora hospital. He was 90. He was born in Oklahoma and had lived in Coulterville for 14 years. He was a cafeteria employee for Loma Linda University in San Bernardino County for 30 years. He was a member of Greeley Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church. His family said he loved working in his shop, outdoor work and fixing things.
    Mr. buxton is survived by his wife, Marlene Buxton of Coulterville; a daughter, Sharon Churches of Riverside; grandsons, Jeff and Eric Buxton, both of Santee, San Diego County, and Kevin Churches of Alaska; a granddaughter, Andrea Borg of Riverside; and a great-grandson, Matthew Churches of Alaska.
    Visitation is scheduled from 9-11 a.m. tomorrow at Heuton Memorial Chapel. A funeral service will follow and is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at the chapel.
    Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Donald "Don" Charles Lind

M, b. 24 May 1934, d. 19 November 2004
Last Edited17 Apr 2014
     Donald "Don" Charles Lind was born on 24 May 1934 at Manhattan, New York, New York.1 He died on 19 November 2004 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California, at age 70.2

Citations

  1. [S2154] Union Democrat, 26 Nov 2004, Donald "Don" Charles Lind May 24, 1934 - Nov 19, 2004.
  2. [S2154] Union Democrat, 26 Nov 2004, Donald "Don" Charles Lind May 24, 1934 - Nov 19, 2004
    Donald "Don" Charles Lind of Groveland died Nov. 19 at his home. He was 70. He was born in Manhattan, N.Y., and had lived in Groveland since 1994. He had moved to California in 1962. He worked as a customer service representative for Owens-Minor, Inc., in Hayward, a wholesale medical supplies company, for 26 years.
    He was a volunteer with Tuolumne County Sheriff Community Services Unit in Groveland and worked at Pine Mountain Lake Marina during the summers. He cooked for the Pine Mountain Lake Residence Club for six years.
    His family said he enjoyed the Internet, traveling and was a wine connoisseur.
    Mr. Lind is survived by his wife of 24 years, Vee Lind of Groveland; sons, Aaron Lind of Valley springs and Keith Peer of Washington; daughters, Frances Lind of Mountain View, Santa Clara County, Sherry Ricketts of Brighton, Colo., and Tricia Barker and Brenda Peer, both of Groveland; grandchildren, Bryan Languell of Breighton, Allyson Towle of Thornton, Colo., Joshua Peer and Jennifer Peer, both of Great Falls, Mont., and Britney Walls of Groveland; a great-grandson, Sean Languell of Vacaville, Solano county; and brothers, Earl Lind of Staten Island, N.Y., Larry Lind and Louis Besunder, both of Brooklyn, and Alan Lind of Cape Coral. Fla.
    A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday at Groveland Evangelical Free Church. donations ca be made to Helping Hands of Groveland, P.O. Box 713, Groveland, CA 95321. Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Richard "Jack" Frost

M, b. 29 July 1931, d. 29 November 2004
Last Edited5 Apr 2014
     Richard "Jack" Frost was born on 29 July 1931 at San Francisco, San Francisco, California.1 He died on 29 November 2004 at San Ramon Valley, Contra Costa, California, at age 73.1

Citations

  1. [S2006] Union Democrat, 08 Dec 2004, page 2-A, Richard "Jack"Frost July 29, 1931 - Nov. 29, 2004
    Richard "Jack" Frost of Groveland died Nov. 29 at a San Ramon Valley hospital in Contra cCosta County. He was 73.
    He was a San Francisco native and had lived in Groveland for 14 years. He previously lived in Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa County. He served as a U.S. Marine in the Korean War and later attended and graduated from University of San Francisco in 1956. He worked as a regional sales manager in the aerospace industry until he retired in 1990.
    He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Big Oak Flat and enjoyed playing golf at the Pine Mountain Lake Men's Golf Club, his family added.
    Mr. Frost is survived by his wife of 50 years, Bernadette Frost of Groveland; daughters, Patricia Frost-Amis of Danville, Contra Costa County , and Deborah Eloign of Pleasant Hill; a son, Robert Frost of Draper, Utah; and seven grandchildren.
    A private family service is scheduled. Hull's Walnut Creek chapel is handling arrangements.

Crystal Winkler

F, b. 1963, d. 13 December 2004
Last Edited10 Jul 2015
     Crystal Winkler was born in 1963 at USA; Calculated birth year.1 She died on 13 December 2004 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S2152] Union Democrat, 14 Dec 2004, Crystal Winkler, 41 of Groveland died yesterday at her home. Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.