Ernest Planchon |

Ernest Planchon

Services for Ernest John Planchon of Grass Valley will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Indian Springs Cemetery in Penn Valley.

Mr. Planchon died Wednesday, Oct. 6, at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. He was 82.

He was born Feb. 27, 1922, in Porterville, to William John Planchon and Edith Maybelle Northrop. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. He attended school in Orange County, Santa Ana. He was a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and motorcycle riding.

He is survived by his sons Bill Planchon of Bishop, and Jack Planchon of Penn Valley; daughter, Pam Taylor of Santa Cruz; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, William Planchon; mother, Edith Northrop, Brother, Gilbert Planchon; and sister, Evelyn Weller.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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