Jacqueline Gay Urteaga died July 10 in Sacramento. She was 59.

Services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 18. Duane Zuaner will officiate. Burial will take place at Sierra Memorial Lawn in Nevada City.

Ms. Urteaga was born Dec. 14, 1948, in Oakland to Marcene Wheeler Loveall and James Loveall. She worked for CNA and was always serving her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the Latter Day Saints Church.

Jacque’s whole life was spent in service to others. She enjoyed reading, sewing, her dogs, swimming, quilting, and loving her family.

Ms. Urteaga is survived by her father, James Loveall of Grass Valley; sisters Judy Meserth of Garden Valley, Idaho, Leilani Hollingshead of Grass Valley, Dannielle West of Washington, Utah, Lori Issenberg of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Melanie Compton of Sacramento and Jamie DeVault of Temecula; children Loleta Perkins of Reno, Nev., Lorna Anderson of Kings Beach, Euegene Pfennig of Sun Valley, Nev., Evon Pfennig of Alpharetta, Ga., and Leigh Pfennig of Grass Valley; grandchildren Jacque Holland, Michael Pfennig, Glen Gant, Brandon Pfennig, Jennifer Pfennig, Jessica Pfennig, Victoria Pfennig, Svenja Pfennig, Teela Segura, Kyra Pfennig and Zoee Pfennig, and ex-husband, Euegene Pfennig.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Marcene Loveall.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User