John Prout |

John Prout

John Wesley Prout died Nov. 3, 2007, in Challenge, Calif. He was 54.

Services will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Elks Lodge in Nevada City. Family and friends will officiate.

Mr. Prout was born Mar. 26, 1953, in San Jose, Calif., to Wesley Clyde Prout and Jessie Lee (Treloar) Prout. He attended Los Gatos High School, in Los Gatos, and was married on Mar. 4, 1973, in Oroville.

Mr. Prout worked for Soper-Wheeler Co. in Strawberry Valley. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling and softball.

Mr. Prout is survived by his wife, Denise Prout; children Nathan Prout, Emily Prout and Sarah Prout; mother Jessie Prout; brothers Robert Prout and Gary Prout; grandmother Geri Treloar; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wesley C. Prout.

Memorial contributions may be made to Denise Prout, 13438 Moonshine Road, Camptonville, CA 95922.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bidwell Chapel, Chico, and Hooper and Weaver Mortuary, Nevada City.

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