Iris Elaine Terrill died June 29. She was 92.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 7, at United Methodist Church on Church Street in Grass Valley. Private burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Gardens in Grass Valley.
Mrs. Terrill was born July 18, 1915, in Pewabic, Mich., to Beatrice Perry Commons and Marshall James Commons. She attended Grass Valley High School and Mount Saint Mary’s Business School. She married Thomas Lloyd Terrill on Oct. 30, 1938, at the Methodist Church.
Mrs. Terrill worked as a stenographer for C.E. Clinch, Placer Nevada Finance Co., Midvalley Savings & Loan, Leavitt Drug, Grass Valley Drug and Four Seasons Card Store. She was one of the oldest members of the Methodist Church and was a lifetime member of Eastern Star. She enjoyed her family, home, yard and friends.
Mrs. Terrill is survived by her daughter, Nancy Bruning of Grass Valley; son, Don Terrill and wife Marilyn of Sacramento; grandchildren Robert Bruning and fiancee Kim Howell, Richard Bruning and wife Cindy of Grass Valley, and Susan Prater and husband Robert of Sacramento; great-grandchildren Joey Prater, Jessica Prater Stokes and Matthew Prater of Sacramento, and Lacy, Justin and Megan Bruning of Grass Valley; sister, Lois Erickson of Elk Grove; sister-in-law, Julia Commons of Grass Valley, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Lloyd Terrill; sisters Eleanor Norton and Juanice Lystrup; brother, Aubrey Commons and grandson, Brian Terrill.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 2399 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley, CA 95945, or Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 2425 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817.
Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City.
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