Beth Ash sponsored obituary |

Beth Ash sponsored obituary

June 26, 1926-October 20, 2006

Born June 26, 1926 to Andrew and Shirley Maidens of Hastings Ontario, Canada. The family then moved to Warkworth Ontario, Canada in 1927 – which is now known as Maidens Mill. Beth worked for Orkawa General Motors during late World War II, then moved to the United States in January 1945 to live with her brother Alvin Maidens. Beth married Walter R. Lowell, September 6, 1946 and began a nursing career. The couple resided in Fort Bidwell, California. After losing her first husband in a plane accident, Beth married Charles W. Ash on July 9, 1966. Beth worked for Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital from 1960 to 1982. Beth was a past member of Eastern Star and charter member of VFW at Cedarville, California.

Beth is proceeded in death by Walter R. Lowell 1966 and Charles W. Ash 1995, Brother Alvin Maidens 1988 and sister-in-law Nona Maidens 1986. Beth is survived by son Dennis Lowell (Grass Valley), daughter Stacy A. (Ash) Zachary (Grass Valley), son-in-law Michael Zachary, grandson Brandon Lowell (Grass Valley), granddaughter Tammy Maine and her husband Tom (Susanville), granddaughters Brianna and Brooke Zachary (Grass Valley), three great grandchildren Mathew, Thomas and Eric Maine (Susanville, CA). Nephew Kim Maidens and nieces Susie Rares and Gail Finkle.

Donations can be made to (JDRA) Juvenile Diabetes Research Assn., Northern California Inland Chapter, 1329 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825.

Services will be held at Hooper & Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City on Saturday October 28 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside service to follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.

Beth Aldean Ash

June 26, 1926 ~ October 20,2006

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