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Obituary of Ruth E. McLachlin

June 23, 2017 — Ruth E. McLachlin quietly passed away on June 6, 2017. She was 85. A graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. on August 25, 2017 at St. Patrick Cemetery in Grass Valley. Ruth E. McLachlin was born in Galveston, Texas to Simeon and Dora […]

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Obituary of Connie Lee (Feyma) Lane

June 23, 2017 — Connie Lee (Feyma) Lane passed peacefully at her Penn Valley home on Friday, June 16, 2017, with her husband Richard Lane by her side. Connie was born in Ventura on September 29, 1934, to her parents Martin and Margaret Feyma. She has been a Homemaker, […]

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Obituary of Margo Casselberry

June 23, 2017 — Margo Casselberry passed away June 18, 2017. Per her request, no services will be held. She was born in The Thumb of Michigan, Marlette on July 16, 1941. She lived within 45 miles of her birthplace for 20 years. She moved to Nevada County from […]

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Obituary of Michael Lee Slonaker

June 23, 2017 — Michael Lee Slonaker, 64, passed away June 17, 2017 in Grass Valley, CA. Born June 15, 1953 in Akron, Ohio; he was the son of the late Russel Lee and Etta Mae Slonaker. Michael is survived by his children: Michael Slonaker Jr., Jennifer Perretti, and […]

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Obituary of Spencer Charles Wisniewski

June 22, 2017 — Spencer Charles Wisniewski passed away on June 16, 2017. He was 26. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Sunday, June 25 at Simple Truth Church on Sutton Way in Grass Valley. Spencer was born on September 12, 1990, in San Leandro, California […]

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Obituary of Ann Prock Estes

June 22, 2017 — Ann Prock Estes passed away on June 7, 2017 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's. Ann was born to Edna and Earl Hoshall in 1932 and was raised in Maryland and Colorado before coming to California in 1957 with her husband Eldon to start a […]

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Obituary of Edwin Eugene “Butch” Kneebone

June 22, 2017 — Edwin Eugene "Butch" Kneebone, a fourth generation resident of Nevada County, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Grass Valley on June 1, 2017. He was 73 years old. Ed was born April 18, 1944 to Milton and Lucille Kneebone. He attended Mt. St. Marys […]

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Obituary of Eugene (Gene) Zepp

June 22, 2017 — Eugene (Gene) Zepp passed away in Grass Valley, CA on June 17, 2017 at the age of 97. He was born in Lowell, WI on March 16, 1920 to Baldwin and Alma Zepp, and was raised in the Ripon, WI area. He attended Ripon HS, […]

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Obituary of Mary Esther Repetski

June 21, 2017 — Mary Repetski passed away June 2, 2017. She was 82. Mary was born October 21, 1934 in Centralia, Washington to Sarah Bangs and Ralph Sorensen. She was married 1953 and 1995 to Joseph Repetski in Grand Junction, Colorado. She loved to travel and settled in […]

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Obituary of Giovanna (Joann) Tofanelli Stark

June 21, 2017 — After a life rich in family and friends, Giovanna (Joann) Tofanelli Stark passed away at home on June 9th. Born in Italy in 1944 in a war zone, her family moved to Grass Valley in 1947 and opened Tofanelli's Grocery which is now "Tofanelli's." Giovanna […]

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Obituary of Robert Messer

June 21, 2017 — Our beloved Papa, with his family at his side, passed on to be with the Lord on June 14, 2017, after a nearly 30 year battle with cancer. All anyone can hope for in life is to look back on all you have done and […]

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Obituary of Shirley Anne Childs

June 21, 2017 — Shirley Anne Childs passed away peacefully with family members at her side June 13, 2017 at Golden Empire convalescent facility in Grass Valley, CA. She had experienced declining health for the past year. Shirley was 86 years old. Memorial services will be held at St. […]

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Obituary of Barbara Diane Chandler

June 20, 2017 — It is with great sadness that the family of Barbara Diane Chandler, wife, mother, daughter and sister, announces her passing on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. She was 74. The daughter of a Norwegian immigrant, Barbara made caring for others her life's work and blessed those […]

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Obituary of Chester H. Lundmark

June 20, 2017 — A Memorial Mass celebrating Chester H. Lundmark's life will be held 11 a.m., on Saturday, June 24 at Saint Canis Church in Nevada City. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements are under the care […]

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Obituary of Lisa Marie Bone

June 20, 2017 — Lisa Marie Bone passed away on June 17, 2017. She was 53. A celebration of life will be held at noon on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds RV Space 43. She was born in San Francisco to Sheila and Thomas Scharff […]

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Obituary of Ervin William Neal (Bill)

June 20, 2017 — Ervin William Neal (Bill) lost his battle to cancer on April 26, 2017. He passed away peacefully at his home in Penn Valley, CA., surrounded by His Loving Wife Jean, and family. Bill was born August 19, 1930 in Washington County, VA. Preceded in death […]

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Obituary of Kevin Carey

June 19, 2017 — Kevin Carey, a beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend passed away unexpectedly on May 25, 2017 in Dobbins, CA. He was 62. He was born on October 8, 1954 to Bernalee Morris and William Carey in Grass Valley, CA. Kevin was raised in the […]

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Obituary of William Gregory Brown

June 19, 2017 — William Gregory Brown passed away peacefully at home on May 30, 2017. He was 62. Greg was born Oct, 6 1954 to William and Barbra Brown. He graduated from high school in Torrance, CA. He started early as an entrepreneur and bought his first apartment […]

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Obituary of Gerald Trainor

June 19, 2017 — Gerald Trainor is remembered with love and sorrow since his crossing over June 17, 2016. He was born in Tadavna County Meath Ireland, on December 11, 1950. He spent his childhood there and later in Belfast. He emigrated with his parents Eugene and Christina Trainor, […]

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Obituary of Theodore Eaton Ebbage Jr,“Ted”

June 19, 2017 — Theodore Eaton Ebbage Jr, "Ted" passed away in the comfort of his own home on June 11, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 71 years young. Ted was born in Oakland, California on May 10th, 1946 to Ted Sr. and Irene Ebbage. […]

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