Sherry Thompson

F, b. 1952, d. 27 September 2006
Last Edited21 Mar 2014
     Sherry Thompson was born in 1952.1 She died on 27 September 2006 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S1891] Union Democrat, 27 Sep 1906, 2A, Thompson - Sherry Thompson, 54, of La Grange, died yesterday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Vernon Carol Swanson1

M, b. 31 May 1932, d. 29 October 2006
Last Edited18 Apr 2014
     Vernon Carol Swanson was born on 31 May 1932 at Coalinga, Fresno, California.1 He died on 29 October 2006 at Buck Meadows, Tuolumne, Caliofrnia, at age 74.1

Citations

  1. [S1721] Union Democrat, 3 Nov 2006, 2A, Carol Swanson May 31, 1932 - Oct 29, 2006
    Longtime Buck Meadows resident Vernon Carol Swanson died Sunday at his home. He was 74.
    He was born in Coalinga, Fresno county. He was retired from the Air Force and the Navy for 21 years. He worked as a cook for three years and as an ammunition supply clerk for 18.
    He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9474 of Coulterville, American Legion No. 94 of Sonora, the Non-Commissioned Officers Association and the Korean Veteran's Association of Sonora. He collected model cars and loved yard sales. Mr. Swanson is survived by his wife, Joanna Swanson of Sonora; caretaker, Leroy Gipson of Buck Meadows; son, James Swanson of San Jose; daughter, Signa Duffell of Chicago; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    A private service will be held at a later date.
    The Neptune Society of Central California, Modesto, will be handling arrangements.
    ------------------
    Swanson - A memorial service will be held for Vernon Carol Swanson at 11 a.m. Nov. 25 at the Veterans of Foreign War Hall in Coulterville. Mr. Swanson was a 21-year Air Force and Army veteran.
    Union Democrat Obituaries (7 Nov 2006).

Yvonne "Barney" Campbell

F, b. 21 April 1948, d. 7 November 2006
Last Edited16 Apr 2015
     Yvonne "Barney" Campbell was born on 21 April 1948.1 She died on 7 November 2006 at Modesto, Stanislaus, California, at age 58.1

Citations

  1. [S1898] Union Democrat, 14 Nov 2006, 2A, Yvonne "Barney" Campbell April 21, 1948 - Nov. 7, 2006
    Age 58, resident of Buck Meadows, passed away at Doctors Medical Center, Modesto. survived by her husband, Don Campbell; son, Brent Westfall and many loving family & friends. There will be no services. Eaton Family Funeral Home. [Modesto Bee]

Donald Hunter Ransom

M, b. 21 September 1922, d. 7 November 2006
FatherHarry Ransom1
MotherMrs. Alma Ransom1
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Donald Hunter Ransom married Alice "Ardell" Ransom.1 Donald Hunter Ransom was born on 21 September 1922 at Pasadena, Los Angeles, California.2 He was the son of Harry Ransom and Mrs. Alma Ransom.1 Donald Hunter Ransom died on 7 November 2006 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California, at age 84.3,4

Family

Alice "Ardell" Ransom b. 13 Mar 1926, d. 17 Jun 2005

Citations

  1. [S2334] Modesto Bee, 21 Nov 2006, Donald Hunter Ransom Sept. 21, 1922 - Nov. 7, 2006, Age 84, of Pine ... He is survived by his brother, Lawrence of Pasadena, CA; his son, Mike of Huntington Beach, CA and wife Debbie, and grandchildren; Courtney and Parker; his son, Greg of Seattle, WA his wife Lisa, and grandchildren; Trevor, Megan, and Emily.
    He was preceded in death by his wife Ardell, his brother Robert and parents Harry and Alma....
  2. [S2335] Union Democrat, 22 Nov 2006, Donald Hunter Ransom Sept. 21, 1922 - Nov. 7, 2006
    Pine Mountain Lake resident Donald Hunter Ransom died No. 7 at his home. He was 84. He was born and raised in Pasadena. ...
  3. [S2335] Union Democrat, 22 Nov 2006, Donald Hunter Ransom Sept. 21, 1922 - Nov. 7, 2006
    Pine Mountain Lake resident Donald Hunter Ransom died No. 7 at his home. He was 84. He was born and raised in Pasadena. He joined the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a dive bomber pilot on the aircraft carriers USS Hornet and USS Shangri-La. He was a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles. He married his wife, Ardell, in 1949 and they raised their sons, Mike and Greg, in Garden Grove. He worked in the aerospace industry for Northrop until he retired in 1982 and moved to Pine Mountain Lake.
    A devoted father and husband, he cared after his wife during her years with Alzheimer's Disease.
    Mr. Ransom is survived by his brother, Lawrence Ransom of Pasadena; sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Debbie Ransom of Huntington Beach, and Greg and Lisa Ransom of Seattle; and grandchildren, Courtney and Parker Ransom and Trevor, Megan and Emily Ranson.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Ardell Ransom; a brother, Robert Ranson; and parents, Harry and Alma Ransom.
    A service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at the Pine Mountain Lake Lodge in Groveland. In lieu of flowers, and at the family's request, donations can be made in his memory to a favorite charity.
    Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
  4. [S2334] Modesto Bee, 21 Nov 2006, Donald Hunter Ransom Sept. 21, 1922 - Nov. 7, 2006, Age 84, of Pine Mountain Lake died November 7, 2006 of natural causes. He was born and raised in Pasadena, CA. He joined the Navy to support WWII and was a dive bomber pilot on the aircraft carriers USS Hornet and Shangri-La. He is a graduate of UCLA. He married his beautiful wife Ardel in 1949. they lovingly raised two sons, Mike and Greg in Garden Grove, CA. He continued his love of country in the aerospace industry for Northrop. He retired in 1982 and enjoyed a beautiful retirement with Ardell here in God's country. He was a devoted husband and father. He was loving caregiver for his wife during her years with Alzheimer's Disease. He was a friend to many and his friends and family will miss his big heart, sense of humor and devotion. He brought a smile to everyone he met. We salute you, Donald, for the man you were.
    He is survived by his brother, Lawrence of Pasadena, CA; his son, Mike of Huntington Beach, CA and wife Debbie, and grandchildren; Courtney and Parker; his son, Greg of Seattle, WA his wife Lisa, and grandchildren; Trevor, Megan, and Emily.
    He was preceded in death by his wife Ardell, his brother Robert and parents Harry and Alma.
    Services will be held at the PML Lake Lodge in Groveland, CA on Friday November 24, 2006 at 1:00 p.m.
    The family requests donations to be made to your favorite charity in lieu of flowers.
    Terzich & Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    www.modbee.com/obituaries.

Lawrence Joseph Tavares

M, b. 12 April 1948, d. 8 November 2006
Last Edited19 Sep 2011
     Lawrence Joseph Tavares was born on 12 April 1948 at Oakland, Alameda, California. He died on 8 November 2006 at Coulterville, Tuolumne, California, at age 58.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1486] Union Democrat, 13 Nov 2006, pg 2-A, Laurence Joseph Tavares April 12, 1948 - Nov. 8, 2006
    Longtime Coulterville resident Lawrence Joseph Tavares died Wednesday at his residence. He was 58.
    He was born in Oakland and lived in Coulterville for 24 years and was a building inspector for 28.
    He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Church of Latter-day Saints in Groveland and of the Brothers of Third wheels motorcycle club. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving with the U.S. Navy. He loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
    Mr. Tavares i survived by his wife of 17 years, vicki Tavares of Coulterville; son, Robert Tavares of Coulterville; son and daughter-in-law, Willie and Kris Appleby of San Leandro; daughter, Cynthia Tavares of Stockton; daughters and sons-in-law, Laureen and Christopher elam of Modesto, and Michelle and Jake Lewis of Janesville, Lassen County; brother, Christopher Tavares of Alaska; sister, Lois Willis of Newark, Alameda county; and grandchildren, Shane, Joshua, Deanna, Emily, Jodee, emma and Clayton.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and elizabeth Tavares.
    A chapel service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home.
    Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat Obituaries, Nov 13, 2006, page 2A.
  2. [S1487] Modesto Bee, 14 Nov 2006, Online Edition, Laurence Joseph Tavares
    April 12, 1948 - Nov. 8, 2006
    Age 58, passed away at his residence in Coulterville. building inspector for 24 yrs & a Navy Vet of the Vietnam War. Survived by his wife Vicki Tavares, 2 sons and 3 daughters. Service; Wed. 11am at Terzich & Wilson. Burial Mon. 11/20 11am at San Joaquin Valley Nat'l cemetery, gustine
    Modesto Bee.

Barbara (Hamilton) Chandler1

F, b. 3 February 1949, d. 10 November 2006
Last Edited25 Mar 2014
     Barbara (Hamilton) Chandler was born on 3 February 1949 at Ireland.2 She died on 10 November 2006 at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, at age 57.2

Citations

  1. [S1906] Union Democrat, 16 Nov 2006, 2A, Barbara Chandler Feb. 3, 1949 - Nov. 10, 2006
    ... Mrs. Chandler is survived by her husband, Robert Chandler of La Grange; son, Geoffrey Venter of Modesto; daughters, Laura Venter of Modesto, Kathryn chandler of San Luis Obispo, Shalona Merz of Zurich, Switzerland and Elisabeth Chandler of Santa Barbara; brother and sister-in-law, Peter and Brigid Hamilton of England; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Brendan Loughridge of England; and six grandchildren....
  2. [S1906] Union Democrat, 16 Nov 2006, 2A, Barbara Chandler Feb. 3, 1949 - Nov. 10, 2006
    La Grange resident Barbara Chandler died Friday at a San Francisco medical center. She was 57.
    She was born in Ireland and came to the U.S. about 17 years ago. She was a member of the Lake Don Pedro Baptist Church and the California Nurses Association. She worked as an operating room nurse for 30 years. She supported numerous children in Third World countries and enjoyed gardening, working on the computer, spending time with her family and was an avid reader.
    Mrs. Chandler is survived by her husband, Robert Chandler of La Grange; son, Geoffrey Venter of Modesto; daughters, Laura Venter of Modesto, Kathryn chandler of San Luis Obispo, Shalona Merz of Zurich, Switzerland and Elisabeth Chandler of Santa Barbara; brother and sister-in-law, Peter and Brigid Hamilton of England; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Brendan Loughridge of England; and six grandchildren.
    A visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Heuton Memorial Chapel. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Don Pedro Baptist church.
    Donations in her name may be made to Compassion International, P>O> Box 65000, colorado Springs, CO 80962.
    Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Audrey Naomi (Dimberg) Leslie1

F, b. 20 September 1923, d. 13 November 2006
Last Edited18 Apr 2014
     Audrey Naomi (Dimberg) Leslie was born on 20 September 1923 at Kerman, Fresno, California.2 She died on 13 November 2006 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 83.3

Citations

  1. [S2299] Modesto Bee, 16 Nov 2006, Audrey Naomi Leslie Sept. 20, 1923 - Nov. 13, 2006
    Audrey Naomi (Dimberg) Leslie, age 83, passed away at Sonora Regional Medical Center....
  2. [S2299] Modesto Bee, 16 Nov 2006, Audrey Naomi Leslie Sept. 20, 1923 - Nov. 13, 2006.
  3. [S2299] Modesto Bee, 16 Nov 2006, Audrey Naomi Leslie Sept. 20, 1923 - Nov. 13, 2006
    Audrey Naomi (Dimberg) Leslie, age 83, passed away at Sonora Regional Medical Center, Sonora, CA. She had been a resident of Jamestown, CA for two years. She was also a long time resident of Kerman, CA and Groveland, CA. As a young mother raising a family in Kerman, CA, Audrey was involved in the community in many ways; as a Sunday School Teacher, Cub Scout Den Mother, an active PTA member, an as a volunteer for LARC.
    Following retirement she and her husband moved from Kerman, CA to Groveland, CA, where she soon became a member of the Volunteer Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) at the Sonora Community Hospital for several years. Audrey's brightest joy was her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
    She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John C. Leslie Sr., of Jamestown, CA; son, John C. Leslie Jr., (Patricia) of St. Augustine, FL and daughter Lana Antonelis (George) of Kailua, Oahu, HI; grandchildren: Jay C. Leslie (Tanya) of Burlingame, CA, Jill a Walker, of Modesto, CA, Troy A. Antonelis (Brandy) of Kailua, Oahu, HI and Kyle L. Antonelis of Monterey, CA; great-grandchildren: Bryce C. Walker, Branden P. Walker and Brady J. Walker, all of Modesto and Nora J. Leslie of Burlingame, CA; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
    A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, November 19, 206 at the Mill villa Estates Club House located at 18717 Mill Villa road, Jamestown, CA
    The family requests donations to be made to your favorite charity in lieu of flowers. Terzich & Wilson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
    www.modbee.com/obituaries.

Karen Kimmerle

F, b. 4 October 1940, d. 18 November 2006
Last Edited20 Nov 2008
     Karen Kimmerle was born on 4 October 1940 at Fayette, Fayette, Iowa. She died on 18 November 2006 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 66. She died on 24 November 2006 at age 66; Karen Kimmerle
April 10, 1940 - Nov 18, 2006
Groveland resident Karen Kimmerle died Saturday at a Sonora Hospital. She was 66.
She was born in Fayette, Iowa to Orville and Wilma Walters.
She raised her sons in Long Grove, Iowa, and, after they joined the Navy in 1991, she moved to California to be closer to them. She was employed at Sears in Hayward for many years before retiring to Groveland earlier this year. She was also an active member of the San Lorenzo Community Church, singing in the choir and serving as a member of the board.
Mrs. Kimmerle is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Lori Kimmerle, of East Meredith, N.Y; grandchildren, Julie, Nicole and Justin Kimmerle, all of Groveland; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Don Garreston of Bettendorf, Iowa; brother and sister-in-law, Marty and Leslie Walters of Makoti, N.D; sister-in-law Nancy Walters of Bettendorf; best friend, Alta Brown of Colorado Springs, Colo; caregivers and friends, Kristine and Brian Merritt; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her infant son, Darwin; son, Dan Kimmerle, in 2004; a brother, Curt Walters, in 2005; a niece, Janel Anderson, in 2000; and her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the San Lorenzo Community Church. For more information, contact Kristine and Brian at 962-5745.
Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements.
The Union Democrat, Sonora, Tuolumne Co., California
Published Nov 24, 2006, page 2A.

Marian Farrell

F, b. circa 1918, d. 19 November 2006
Last Edited6 Apr 2014
     Marian Farrell was born circa 1918.1 She died on 19 November 2006 at Chinese Camp, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S2016] Union Democrat, 21 Nov 2006, Farrell - Marian Farrell, 85, of Chinese Camp, died Sunday at her home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat Obituaries, Nov 21, 2006, page 2A.

Viola (Gaskill) Winkler1,2

F, b. 28 March 1941, d. 23 November 2006
FatherMr. (?) Gaskill
Last Edited15 Aug 2017
     Viola (Gaskill) Winkler was born on 28 March 1941 at San Antonio, Bexar, Texas.3 She was the daughter of Mr. (?) Gaskill. Viola (Gaskill) Winkler died on 23 November 2006 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 65.3 She was buried at California.
     Viola (Gaskill) Winkler was also known as Viola Winkler.

Family

Child

Citations

  1. Maiden surname inferred fromo name of her brother.
  2. [S2009] Union Democrat, 7 Dec 2006, oage 2-A, Survivors include her brother, Jay Gasklill.
  3. [S2009] Union Democrat, 7 Dec 2006, oage 2-A, Viola Winkler March 28, 1941-Nov. 23, 206
    Longtime Groveland resident Viola Winkler died Nov. 23 at a Sonora hospital. She was 65.
    She was born in San Antonio and was a homemaker for 45 years. She loved arts and crafts.
    Mrs. Winkler is survived by her sons, John Winkler of Big Oak flat and David Winkler of Austin, Texas; brother, Jay Gaskill of Groveland; sisters, Molly Gaskill of Madera and Pansy Lynch of Houston; eight grandchildren; and one great-grand-daughter.
    She was preceded in death by her son, William Winkler Jr., in 1993.
    Private family services will be held. Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.

Esther Marie Lint

F, b. circa 1909, d. 5 December 2006
Last Edited18 Apr 2014
     Esther Marie Lint was born circa 1909; calculated birth year.1 She died on 5 December 2006 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S2301] Union Democrat, 05 Dec 2006, Lint - Esther Marie Lint, 97, of Groveland, died Monday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 05 Dec 2006, Page 2A.

Helen Moore

F, b. circa 1917, d. 1 December 2006
Last Edited27 Jul 2011
     Helen Moore was born circa 1917.1 She died on 1 December 2006 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S1362] Union Democrat, 5 Dec 2006, 2A, Moore - Helen Moore, 89, of Jamestown, died Friday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    The Union Democrat, 05 Dec 2006, Page 2A.

John Dale Harris

M, b. 18 March 1955, d. 9 December 2006
Last Edited10 Apr 2014
     John Dale Harris was born on 18 March 1955 at Orange, California.1 He died on 9 December 2006 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California, at age 51.1

Citations

  1. [S2052] Union Democrat, 14 Dec 2006, page 2A, John Dale Harris March 18, 1955 - Dec 9, 2006
    Longtime Coulterville resident John Dale Harris died Saturday at a Sonora hospital. He was 51. He was born in Orange County but had lived in Coulterville for the past 20 years. He worked as a concrete finisher for 30 years and enjoyed working on home foundations. He built the foundation for the Coulterville Christian Fellowship Church, of which he was a member. He enjoyed helping others, hunting, fishing, camping, the outdoors and spending time with his family.
    Mr. Harris is survived by his sons, Jacoby Hickerson of Costa Mesa, Orange County and Eli Harris of Coulterville; sons and daughters-in-law, Tajma and Kim Hickerson of Union city, Alameda County and Charles and Rachel Harris of Waterford; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberley and Darren Farrell of Coulterville; mother, Lucille Winston of Groveland; father, Donald Harris of Carson City; sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Byron Maxon of Groveland; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jasmine, elijah, Destiny, Forrest, Ember and Aubrey; and nephews, Clinton and Clee Maxon.
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Lydia, in 2004. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 30 at the Coulterville Christian Fellowship Church.
    Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements. [Union Democrat Dec. 14, 2006]

Alan Edwards

M, b. 21 November 1947, d. 10 December 2006
Last Edited1 Aug 2011
     Alan Edwards was born on 21 November 1947 at Lodi, San Joaquin, California.1 He died on 10 December 2006 at Don Pedro, Tuolumne, California, at age 59.1

Citations

  1. [S1396] Union Democrat, 18 Dec 2006, Online Edition, Alan Edwards Nov 21, 1947 - Dec. 10, 2006
    Don Pedro resident Alan Edwards died Sunday at his home. He was 59.
    He was born in Lodi and worked as a forklift driver for 10 years. He enjoyed elephants, football, especially the 49ers, and playing poker.
    Mr. Edwards is survived by his wife, Sally Edwards of don Pedro; mother, Dolores Rees of Lodi; daughters, Susan Edwards of Livingston, Merced County, and Cindy wheeler and Melissa Johnson of Don Pedro; son, Dex Edwards of Don Pedro; and six grandchildren.
    No services will be held.
    Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat 18 Dec 2006.

Cleo Nye Burdick

F, b. 2 September 1920, d. 20 December 2006
Last Edited22 Mar 2014
     Cleo Nye Burdick was born on 2 September 1920 at Garland, Box Elder, Utah.1 She married Arzie Harding Burdick.2 Cleo Nye Burdick died on 20 December 2006 at Sonora, Tuolumne Co., California, at age 86.1

Citations

  1. [S1652] Union Democrat, 27 Dec 2006, online edition, Cleo Nye Burdick Sept. 2, 1920 - Dec. 20, 2006
    Groveland resident Cleo Nye Burdick died Wednesday at a Sonora hospital. she was 86.
    she was born in Garland, Utah. She had a passion for music, performed solos with the Mormon Tabernacle choir and sang every Sunday evening at KSL radio in Salt Lake City. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
    Mrs. Burdick is survived by her son, Jim Burdick of Groveland; daughter, Joann Bey of Groveland; 8 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
    she was preceded in death by her husband, Arzie Harding burdick.
    Visitation was scheduled to be held at 9 a.m. today at Groveland church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 19780 Old Highway 120, with a service following at 10.
    Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat 12/17/2006
    ---------------------------------
    Burdick - visitation and memorial services will be held at 9 and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Groveland Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints for Sonora resident Cleo Nye Burdick. Mrs. Burdick died Dec. 20.
  2. [S1652] Union Democrat, 27 Dec 2006, online edition, Cleo Nye Burdick Sept. 2, 1920 - Dec. 20, 2006
    ... she was preceded in death by her husband, Arzie Harding burdick....

Bobby Lee Merritt

M, b. 24 December 1930, d. 27 December 2006
FatherHarry Merritt1
MotherMrs. Caroline Merritt1
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Bobby Lee Merritt was buried at San Joaquin National Cemetery, Gustine, Merced Co., California.2 He was born on 24 December 1930 at Montana.1 He was the son of Harry Merritt and Mrs. Caroline Merritt.1 Bobby Lee Merritt died on 27 December 2006 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California, at age 76.3

Citations

  1. [S2345] Union Democrat, 16 Jan 2007, Bobby Lee Merritt Dec. 24, 1930 - Dec. 27, 2006
    Groveland resident Bobby Lee Merritt died Dec. 27 at his son's home in Groveland. He was 76. He was born Dec. 24 in Montana to Harry and Caroline Merritt. ...
  2. [S2345] Union Democrat, 16 Jan 2007, Bobby Lee Merritt Dec. 24, 1930 - Dec. 27, 2006
    ... Graveside services will be held at 1:30pm Friday at San Joaquin National Cemetery in Gustine. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat Jan 16, 2007.
  3. [S2345] Union Democrat, 16 Jan 2007, Bobby Lee Merritt Dec. 24, 1930 - Dec. 27, 2006
    Groveland resident Bobby Lee Merritt died Dec. 27 at his son's home in Groveland. He was 76. He was born Dec. 24 in Montana to Harry and Caroline Merritt. He joined the Navy in 1948 and attended Annapolis Military Academy. He was discharged in 1950. He worked as a salesman. Before moving to Groveland, he had lived in Hayward for many years. Mr. Merritt is survived by his sons, Brian Merritt and his wife Kristine of Groveland and Kevin Merritt of Hayward; twin sister, Betty; grandchildren, Bonnie and her husband George Derieg, and Adam, Sarah, Julie, Nicole and Justin Merritt.
    Graveside services will be held at 1:30pm Friday at San Joaquin National Cemetery in Gustine. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat Jan 16, 2007.

Jean "Rochelle" (Harkness) Roderick

F, b. 28 January 1939, d. 30 December 2006
Bur-RevD
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Jean "Rochelle" (Harkness) Roderick married Charles W. Roderick.1 Jean "Rochelle" (Harkness) Roderick was buried at Divide Cemetery, Big Oak Flat, Tuolumne Co., California.2 She was born on 28 January 1939 at Mansfield, Sebatian, Arkansas. She died on 30 December 2006 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California, at age 67.

Family

Charles W. Roderick b. 20 Mar 1926, d. 25 Jun 1995

Citations

  1. [S2328] Union Democrat, 03 Jan 2007, Jean "Rochelle" Roderick Jan 28, 1939 - Dec 30, 2006
    ... Mrs. Roderick is survived by her sons, David Roderick of Tehachapi, Kern County, and John Roderick of Lockeford, San Joaquin County; daughters, Donna Ballard of Tehachapi, Karla Stuart of Seattle and Jennifer Holman of Lodi; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles "Chuck" Roderick; and brother, Roger Harkness....
  2. [S2328] Union Democrat, 03 Jan 2007, Jean "Rochelle" Roderick Jan 28, 1939 - Dec 30, 2006
    ... A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Groveland Evangelical Free Church. She will be inured at Oak Grove Cemetery in Groveland.... Union Democrat, 8 Jan 2007.

Donald J. Mayer

M, b. 25 December 1922, d. 9 January 2007
Last Edited6 Mar 2018
     Donald J. Mayer was born on 25 December 1922 at Santa Ana, Orange, California.1 He died on 9 January 2007 at Westminister, Adams, Colorado, at age 84.2

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S2306] Union Democrat, 26 Jan 2007, Donald J. Mayer Dec. 25, 1922 - Jan. 9, 2007.
  2. [S2306] Union Democrat, 26 Jan 2007, Donald J. Mayer Dec. 25, 1922 - Jan. 9, 2007
    Former Pine Mountain Lake resident Donald J. Mayer died at his Westminster, Colo., home on Jan. 9. He was 84. He was born in Santa Ana. Mr. Mayer was a Purple Heart veteran of World War II. He worked in radio after the war and in the aircraft industry as a quality control engineer while raising his four children. He enjoyed bowling and golf, but his favorite hobby was writing poetry and musical lyrics, several of which have been published.
    Mr. Mayer is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mayer of Westminster; daughters, Diane Kinsinger of Twain Harte and Sandra Epps of Spokane, Wash.; son, Michael Mayer of San Diego; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Smith of Pine Mountain Lake.
    Services have been held. His ashes will be scattered in the sea off the coast of his childhood home of Laguna Beach. Broomfield Crematorium in Colorado handled arrangements.
    Union Democrat, Jan 26, 2007
    Dec. 25, 1922 - Jan. 9, 2007
    Former Pine Mountain Lake resident Donald J. Mayer died at his Westminster, Colo., home on Jan. 9. He was 84.
    He was born in Santa Ana. Mr. Mayer was a Purple Heart veteran of World War II. He worked in radio after the war and in the aircraft industry as a quality control engineer while raising his four children. He enjoyed bowling and golf, but his favorite hobby was writing poetry and musical lyrics, several of which have been published.
    Mr. Mayer is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mayer of Westminster; daughters, Diane Kinsinger of Twain Harte and Sandra Epps of Spokane, Wash.; son, Michael Mayer of San Diego; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Smith of Pine Mountain Lake.
    Services have been held. His ashes will be scattered in the sea off the coast of his childhood home of Laguna Beach.
    Broomfield Crematorium in Colorado handled arrangements.
    Union Democrat, Jan 26, 2007.
  3. [S2306] Union Democrat, 26 Jan 2007, Donald J. Mayer Dec. 25, 1922 - Jan. 9, 2007
    ... Mr. Mayer is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mayer of Westminster; daughters, Diane Kinsinger of Twain Harte and Sandra Epps of Spokane, Wash.; son, Michael Mayer of San Diego; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kathy Smith of Pine Mountain Lake.
    Services have been held. His ashes will be scattered in the sea off the coast of his childhood home of Laguna Beach.

Gordon Jones

M, b. 17 October 1933, d. 12 January 2007
Last Edited16 Mar 2018
     Gordon Jones was born on 17 October 1933 at Berkeley, Alameda, California.1 He died on 12 January 2007 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California, at age 73.2
     He served in the US Air Force.2 He was New Tag.3

Citations

  1. [S2284] Union Democrat, 17 Jan 2007, Gordon Jones Oct. 17, 1933 - Jan. 12, 2007
    Groveland resident Gordon Jones died Friday at his home. He was 73....
  2. [S2284] Union Democrat, 17 Jan 2007, Gordon Jones Oct. 17, 1933 - Jan. 12, 2007
    Groveland resident Gordon Jones died Friday at his home. He was 73.
    He was born and raised in Berkeley, served four years in the U.S. Air Force and received a degree in international relations from San Francisco State University. For 34 years, he worked for State Farm Insurance in the claims department in Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties, retiring to Pine Mountain Lake in 1994.
    He was a member of the board of directors of the Southern Tuolumne County Historical Society, operations coordinator and member of the advisory committee of the Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum, member of Groveland Rotary Club, and active in the Pinecone Players theatrical group. He was an avid traveler, having visited 70 countries on six continents.
    Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Nancy Jones of Groveland; daughters, Cathryn Rohr of Palmdale and Cindy Fox of Modesto; stepson, Matthew Norwood of Santa Cruz; stepdaughter, Mary Norwood of Denver; and seven grandchildren.
    A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Groveland Evangelical Free Church, 19172 Ferretti Road. Remembrances may be made to the Southern Tuolumne County Historical Society, Box 1849, Big Oak Flat, CA 95305. Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, Jan 17, 2007.
  3. [S1839] 1940 US Census, NARA, Wahington DC.

Loren Harold Thompson

M, b. circa 1924, d. 21 January 2007
Last Edited22 Mar 2014
     Loren Harold Thompson was born circa 1924.1 He died on 21 January 2007 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S1892] Union Democrat, 23 Jan 2007, online, Thompson - Loren Harold Thompson, 82, of Groveland, died Sunday at his residence. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Union Democrat, 23 Jan 2007.

Marvin Lester "Barney" Varain

M, b. 18 March 1922, d. 23 January 2007
FatherAlonzo Varain1
MotherVida Morton-Varain1
Last Edited18 Apr 2014
     Marvin Lester "Barney" Varain was born on 18 March 1922 at La Grange, Stanislaus Co., California.2 He was the son of Alonzo Varain and Vida Morton-Varain.1 Marvin Lester "Barney" Varain died on 23 January 2007 at Modesto, Stanislaus Co., California, at age 84.3 He was buried at Citizens Cemetery, La Grange, Stanislaus Co., California.4

Citations

  1. [S2311] Union Democrat, 01 FEb 2007, Marvin Lester "Barney" Varain March 18, 1922 - Jan 23, 2007
    ... Mr. Varain is survived by his wife, Rose Bell of Modesto; sons, Charles and Randy Varain; a daughter, Karen Taveras; sisters, Gussie Nicols of Citrus Heights and Rosalee Pritchard of Turlock; a brother, Glenn Varain of La Grange; several grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alonzo Varain and Vida Morton-Varain; a sister, Stella Painter; a brother, Stanley Varain; and a stepson, Francois Ledoux....
  2. [S2311] Union Democrat, 01 FEb 2007, Marvin Lester "Barney" Varain March 18, 1922 - Jan 23, 2007.
  3. [S2311] Union Democrat, 01 FEb 2007, Marvin Lester "Barney" Varain March 18, 1922 - Jan 23, 2007
    Former La Grange resident Marvin Lester "Barney" Varain died Jan. 23 at his Modesto home. He was 84. He grew up in La Grange. During his life, his many occupations included being a working cowboy, rodeo cowboy, bronco buster, United Airline machinist, correctional officer at Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, and a casino/hotel security officer for the last 25 years at the MGM, Bally and Reno Hilton.
    During the summers, he worked at Kennedy Meadows Pack Station for several years, as well as for different ranchers. He also attained the lieutenant rank as an officer in the U.S. Army Air corps, and was a World War II veteran. He had lived in several western states and had recently returned to California.
    Mr. Varain is survived by his wife, Rose Bell of Modesto; sons, Charles and Randy Varain; a daughter, Karen Taveras; sisters, Gussie Nicols of Citrus Heights and Rosalee Pritchard of Turlock; a brother, Glenn Varain of La Grange; several grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alonzo Varain and Vida Morton-Varain; a sister, Stella Painter; a brother, Stanley Varain; and a stepson, Francois Ledoux.
    Services were heald at La Grange citizens Cemetery. Pallbearers for the services were Anthony Ledoux, Brian Ledoux, Theresa Habit, Angelique Varain, Edward Lombrana and Brandon Baba. Honorary pallbearers were Eva, Christopher, Andrew, Brandy, Casey, Victoria, Kristina Ledoux, Stephanee Hamond, Kristian and Jose Morales, and Nicollette Millward. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356. McHenry Chapel-Franklin & Downs handled arrangements.
    Union Democrat 1 Feb 2007.
  4. [S2311] Union Democrat, 01 FEb 2007, Marvin Lester "Barney" Varain March 18, 1922 - Jan 23, 2007
    ... Services were heald at La Grange Citizens Cemetery. ...

Roseilda Corine "Simone" Page'

F, b. 20 November 1925, d. 2 February 2007
Last Edited19 Apr 2014
     Roseilda Corine "Simone" Page' was born on 20 November 1925 at Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada.1 She died on 2 February 2007 at Greeley Hill, Tuolumne, California, at age 81.2

Citations

  1. [S2342] Union Democrat, 12 Feb 2007, Roseilda Corine "Simone" Page' Nov. 20, 1925 - Feb 2, 2007
    Greeley Hill resident Roseilda Corine "Simone" Page' died Feb. 2 at her home. She was 81. She was born in Ottawa, Canada, and has lived in Greeley Hill for six months. ...
  2. [S2342] Union Democrat, 12 Feb 2007, Roseilda Corine "Simone" Page' Nov. 20, 1925 - Feb 2, 2007
    Greeley Hill resident Roseilda Corine "Simone" Page' died Feb. 2 at her home. She was 81. She was born in Ottawa, Canada, and has lived in Greeley Hill for six months. She owned and operated her own beauty shop, Simone's Beauty Parlor, in Niagra Falls. She was also a retired certified nursing assistant.
    She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald and Wayne Desormeaux both of Canada, Guyon and Faith Fisher of Pennsylvania, Kevin Fisher of Buffalo, N.Y., and Kerry and Tammy Fisher of Greeley Hill; brothers, Romeo and Edgar Page of Canada; sisters, Rita Ferrarotti of Connecticut, and Juliette Vecchiatto of California; grandchildren, Jennifer, Jonathan, Brandon, Beau, Raquel, and Kerry, and three grandchildren in Canada; and four great-grandchildren with another great-grandchild expected in April. She was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
    No services will be held. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat February 12, 2007.

George Lannes

M, b. 1943, d. 6 February 2007
Last Edited14 Apr 2014
     George Lannes was born in 1943.1 He died on 6 February 2007 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S2103] Union Democrat, 08 Feb 2007, Lannes - George Lannes 64, of Coulterville died Tuesday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Nance Lou Deardorff

F, b. 6 September 1934, d. 9 February 2007
Last Edited5 Nov 2016
     Nance Lou Deardorff was born on 6 September 1934 at Oakland, Alameda Co., California.1 She died on 9 February 2007 at Modesto, Stanislaus, California, at age 72.1

Citations

  1. [S1937] Union Democrat, 14 Feb 2007, 2A, Nance Lou Deardorff Sept. 6, 1934 - Feb. 9, 2007
    Groveland resident Nance Lou Deardorff died Friday at a Modesto hospital. She was 72. She was born in Oakland, and moved to Seattle in the mid 1950's. She later lived in San Diego and San Jose before moving to Groveland in 1999.
    She eared a bachelor's degree in business from San Jose State in 1983, and attended Hastings Law School before moving to Spain for a year, beginning a life-long passion for travel.
    She worked in banking and for several law firms as an office manager. In the late 70's, she participated in a program at NASA at Moffett Field undergoing testing that allowed women to travel to space. In 1984, she got her private pilot's license. In Groveland, she was active in many Pine Mountain Lake groups.
    She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Arthur; children, Suzanne Wallace of Port Orchard, Wash., and Tony Wallace of San Jose; sisters, Holly Hunt, Patsy Wood, Terry Wood and Wendy Wood of Reno; several nieces and nephews, and by many friends in Groveland and other places.
    A memorial service is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday at Groveland Evangelical Free Church, at 19172 Ferretti Road.
    Donations in her memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation online at www.kidney.org; the National Breast Cancer Foundation at www.nationalbreastcancer.org; or to the Jerry and Paul Baker foundation at www.tuolumnetrails.org. Eaton Family Funeral Home in Modesto is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 14 Feb 2007.

Daniel Boone Lilleston

M, b. 2 May 1981, d. 13 February 2007
Last Edited18 Apr 2014
     Daniel Boone Lilleston was born on 2 May 1981 at Modesto, Stanislaus, California.1 He died on 13 February 2007 at Modesto, Stanislaus, California, at age 25.1

Citations

  1. [S2300] Union Democrat, 20 Feb 2007, Daniel Boone Lilleston May 2, 1981 - Feb. 13, 2007
    Daniel Boone Lilleston, son of Amber Sisemore of Groveland, died Feb. 13 at a Modesto hospital of natural causes. He was 25.
    He was born in Modesto to Bruce and Amber Lilleston, He attended Tioga High School in Groveland. In 2002, he moved to Bend, Ore., and lived with his sister, Terra, niece, Larissa, and nephew, Reid.
    He enjoyed camping, fishing, dirt bikes, golfing, fast cars, rap music and spending time with his family and friends.
    In addition to his mother, Mr. Lilleston is survived by his father and stepmother, Bruce and Kiersten Lilleston, of Redmond, Ore.; a sister, Terra Lilleston of Bend; a brother, Matt Johnson of Kauai, Hawaii; and grandparents, Rita K. Robbins of Portland, Ore., and Floyd and Bonnie Lilleston of Modesto.
    A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Buck Meadows Church in Groveland.
    Memorial contributions can be made in care of the family to Buck Meadows Church. For more information, call Elaine North and Cecil Fausette at 962-4221.
    Terzich and Wilson funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Doris Mae "Dorie" Williams

F, b. 20 June 1927, d. 18 February 2007
Last Edited18 Apr 2014
     Doris Mae "Dorie" Williams was born on 20 June 1927 at Berkeley, Alameda, California.1 She died on 18 February 2007 at Hayward, Alameda, California, at age 79.2

Citations

  1. [S2289] Union Democrat, 2 Mar 2007, Doris Mae "Dorie" Williams June 20, 1927 - Feb. 18, 2007.
  2. [S2289] Union Democrat, 2 Mar 2007, Doris Mae "Dorie" Williams June 20, 1927 - Feb. 18, 2007
    Doris Mae "Dorie" Williams, a part-time resident of Groveland, died in Hayward on Feb. 18. She was 79.
    A native of Berkeley, she graduated from Berkeley High School and was married to her childhood sweetheart, Thomas W. Williams, on June 27, 1946.
    They moved to Hayward in 1959 and owned a second home at Pine Mountain Lake in Groveland since 1974.
    She decorated both homes in shades of blue. Other interests included dancing to the music of the 1950s.
    Mrs. Williams is the daughter of "Fred" Oier of Norway and Emmy Hegberg of Sweden.
    She was preceded in death by her brother, Dr. George Oier of Oakland, and her sister, Mildred Hamm of Santa Rosa.
    In addition to her husband, Mrs. Williams is survived by her son, Tom, and his companion, Kimberly Francis of Tracy; and her daughter, Diane, of Hayward; and granddaughters Angie and Jenny Sommer; and her lifelong friend, Marge "Sis" McCoy of Oakdale.
    No services will be held at her request. Neptune Society is handling arrangements. donations may be made in her name to the Regional Cancer Foundation, 1200 Gough St., Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94109. It was founded by Bay Area surgeon Dr. William Lister Rogers, who was Mrs. Williams' brother-in-law.
    Union Democrat, 2 Mar 2007.

John Fagundes

M, b. 1949, d. 18 February 2007
Last Edited6 Apr 2014
     John Fagundes was born in 1949.1 He died on 18 February 2007 at Sonora, Tuolumne, California.1

Citations

  1. [S1399] Union Democrat, 20 Feb 2007, Online Edition, NoticeFagundes - John Fagundes, 59, of Groveland died Sunday at a Sonora Hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funderal Home is handling arrangements. [Union Democrate, 20 Feb 2007] -.

Patrick Joseph Hennigan1

M, b. 10 March 1916, d. 25 February 2007
Bur-RevL
Last Edited14 Aug 2017
     Patrick Joseph Hennigan was born on 10 March 1916 at Scranton, Lackawanna Co., Pennsylvania.2 He married Bethel Hennigan circa 1946.3,4 Patrick Joseph Hennigan died on 25 February 2007 at Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California, at age 90.5 He was buried at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Cemetery #109-B, Big Oak Flat, Tuolumne Co., California.3,4
     Patrick Joseph Hennigan was also known as Joe Hennigan.1

Family

Bethel Hennigan b. 24 Dec 1919, d. 2 Aug 2007

Citations

  1. [S1812] Union Democrat, 08 Mar 2007, 2A, Patrick Joseph "Joe" Hennigan March 10, 1916 - Feb. 25, 2007 ... Terzich and Wilson is handling arrangements. [Union Democrat, March 8, 2007]
  2. [S1812] Union Democrat, 08 Mar 2007, 2A, Patrick Joseph "Joe" Hennigan March 10, 1916 - Feb. 25, 2007
    ... Terzich and Wilson is handling arrangements. [Union Democrat, March 8, 2007]
  3. [S747] Allen J. ED.D Repashy, History Makers South of the River, 3rd Edition, GR 109B      PATRICK JOSEPH HENNIGAN, 1916 to 25 Feb 2007
    Patrick Hennigan was born 10 March 1916 in Scranton, Pennsylvania and died in Pasadena, California on 25 February 2007.. He was the husband of Bethel [Gr 109A] Hennigan, to whom he had been married for 60 years. Their children are Pat and Kathe Kennigan, John and Layne Hennigan, Marian Hennigan and Kathleen (Hennigan) Bautista.
  4. [S2917] Unknown short newspaper title.
  5. [S1812] Union Democrat, 08 Mar 2007, 2A, Patrick Joseph "Joe" Hennigan March 10, 1916 - Feb. 25, 2007
    Pine Mountain Lake resident Patrick Joseph "Joe" Hennigan died Feb. 25 after a long illness, at a care home in Pasadena. He was 90.
    A Scranton, Penn. native, Mr. Hennigan lived in Pasadena for 20 years before moving to Groveland, where he and his wife lived for 10 years. He worked for Lederle Laboratories for 33 years. He was the president of the St. Vincent DePaul Society for eight years and a member of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Big Oak Flat.
    Mr. Hennigan is survived by his wife, Bethel, of 60 years; sons and daughters-in-law, Pat and Kathee Hennigan of Foster City, John and Layne Hennigan of Whittier, Los Angeles County; daughters, Marian Hennigan of Pasadena, and Kathleen Hennigan Bautista of Monrovia, Los Angeles county; and nine grandchildren.
    A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Big Oak Flat.
    Terzich and Wilson is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, March 8, 2007.

Vivian Joanne (Romesha) Amos

F, b. 20 July 1937, d. 14 March 2007
Last Edited14 Aug 2017
     Vivian Joanne (Romesha) Amos was born on 20 July 1937 at Modesto, Stanislausn Co., California.1 She died on 14 March 2007 at Sonora Regional Medical Center, Sonora, Tuolumne Co., California, at age 69.2
     Her married name was Joanne Amos. She was born Vivian Joanne (Romesha) Amos
July 20, 1937 - March 14, 2007
Longtime Groveland resident Vivian Joanne (Romesha) Amos died of cancer Wednesday at a Sonora hospital. She was 69.
Born in Modesto, Mrs. Amos lived in Groveland for 35 years. She was a longtime member of the Rebekahs and enjoyed hot rods, gardening, crocheting and sewing.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ken Amos of Groveland; sons, Kevin Amos of Angels Camp, and Kenny and Kurt Amos of Iowa; and six grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Floyd Romesha Jr; and her parents, Floyd and Vivian Romesha.
A celebration of life will be held by the Rebekahs at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Odd Fellows Hall in Big Oak Flat.
Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Union Democrat, March 20, 2007 on 20 July 1937.1

Citations

  1. [S1553] Union Democrat, 20 Mar 2007, n/a, Vivian Joanne (Romesha) Amos July 20, 1937 - March 14, 2007
    Longtime Groveland resident Vivian Joanne (Romesha) Amos died of cancer Wednesday at a Sonora hospital. She was 69.
    Born in Modesto, Mrs. Amos lived in Groveland for 35 years. She was a longtime member of the Rebekahs and enjoyed hot rods, gardening, crocheting and sewing.
    She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ken Amos of Groveland; sons, Kevin Amos of Angels Camp, and Kenny and Kurt Amos of Iowa; and six grandchildren.
    She is preceded in death by her brother, Floyd Romesha Jr.; and her parents, Floyd and Vivian Romesha.
    A celebration of life will be held by the Rebekahs at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Odd Fellows Hall in Big Oak Flat.
    Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, March 20, 2007.
  2. [S1553] Union Democrat, 20 Mar 2007, n/a, Vivian Joanne (Romesha) Amos
    July 20, 1937 - March 14, 2007
    Longtime Groveland resident Vivian Joanne (Romesha) Amos died of cancer Wednesday at a Sonora hospital. She was 69.
    Born in Modesto, Mrs. Amos lived in Groveland for 35 years. She was a longtime member of the Rebekahs and enjoyed hot rods, gardening, crocheting and sewing.
    She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ken Amos of Groveland; sons, Kevin Amos of Angels Camp, and Kenny and Kurt Amos of Iowa; and six grandchildren.
    She is preceded in death by her brother, Floyd Romesha Jr.; and her parents, Floyd and Vivian Romesha.
    A celebration of life will be held by the Rebekahs at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Odd Fellows Hall in Big Oak Flat.
    Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, March 20, 2007.

Chelsea Rovera

F, b. 8 August 1989, d. 27 March 2007
Last Edited15 Aug 2017
     Chelsea Rovera was born on 8 August 1989 at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., California.1,2 She died on 27 March 2007 at Groveland, Tuolumne, California, at age 17.3

Citations

  1. [S1861] Union Democrat, 3 Apr 2007, 2A, Chelsea Rovera Aug. 8, 1989 - March 27, 2007
    Groveland resident Chelsea Rovera died unexpectedly March 27 at her home. She was 17.
    She was born in Santa Cruz and moved Groveland give years ago. She was a senior at Tioga High School and received the April student of the month award. She enjoyed art, writing, music, jet skiing, camping and spending time with her family and friends. She also like to help her dad work on his classic Volkswagen and enjoyed going to the beach in Santa Cruz. She had planned on returned to cosmetology school.
    She is survived by her parents, Ricky and Charlotte Rovera of Groveland; grandparents, Louis and Virginia Rovera of Groveland and Joaquin and Bonnie Menezes of Capitola, Santa Cruz County; her great-grandmother, thelma Wood of Hawaii; her boyfriend, Dylan Moriarty of Groveland; aunts, Charlene Gallucci of Martinez, contra Costa County, Kathy Bokariza of Arnold, Debra R. DeVincenzi of Big Oak flat; her uncle, Dino Rovera of Arnold; and cousins, Matthew and Ethan Gallucci of Martinez, Deann Neff and gina Bokariza of Santa Cruz, Wyatt Rovera of Arnold and Garrett Rovera of Chandler, Ariz.
    In lieu of flowers, a donation in her name can be made to a favorite charity.
    a memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday in the Tenaya Elementary School gymnasium.
    Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 3 Apr 2007.
  2. [S1] Unknown compiler.
  3. [S1861] Union Democrat, 3 Apr 2007, 2A, Chelsea Rovera Aug. 8, 1989 - March 27, 2007
    Groveland resident Chelsea Rovera died unexpectedly March 27 at her home. She was 17.
    She was born in Santa Cruz and moved Groveland five years ago. She was a senior at Tioga High School and received the April student of the month award. She enjoyed art, writing, music, jet skiing, camping and spending time with her family and friends. She also like to help her dad work on his classic Volkswagen and enjoyed going to the beach in Santa Cruz. She had planned on returned to cosmetology school.
    She is survived by her parents, Ricky and Charlotte Rovera of Groveland; grandparents, Louis and Virginia Rovera of Groveland and Joaquin and Bonnie Menezes of Capitola, Santa Cruz County; her great-grandmother, thelma Wood of Hawaii; her boyfriend, Dylan Moriarty of Groveland; aunts, Charlene Gallucci of Martinez, contra Costa County, Kathy Bokariza of Arnold, Debra R. DeVincenzi of Big Oak flat; her uncle, Dino Rovera of Arnold; and cousins, Matthew and Ethan Gallucci of Martinez, Deann Neff and gina Bokariza of Santa Cruz, Wyatt Rovera of Arnold and Garrett Rovera of Chandler, Ariz.
    In lieu of flowers, a donation in her name can be made to a favorite charity.
    a memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday in the Tenaya Elementary School gymnasium.
    Heuton Memorial chapel is handling arrangements.
    Union Democrat, 3 Apr 2007.