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Lorraine DaBis

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Services were held July 27 at St. Johns Catholic Church in North San Juan for Lorraine “Pineapple” DaBis, who died Tuesday, July 23.

She was born in Honolulu and enjoyed horseback riding, hula dancing, entertaining and sharing her Hawaiian culture.

She was a bartender at the Brass Rail for more than 20 years. She worked for Grass Valley Group and Best Western Motel, and was an assistant cook during fire season for the Nevada City Fire Department. She raised funds for Nevada County Search and Rescue for nine years. She managed the fund-raiser for the North San Juan ball field, which was dedicated to her son, Tony Yocom.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Mark Anthony and Amy Yocom; mother, Betty Stuart; father, Jerome DaBis; brothers Jacob and Walter DaBis and Clayton Stuart; sisters Priscilla DaBis Covert, Barbara and Donna Stuart, Rosalie Stuart Orr and Virginia Stuart Riley; grandson, Hunter Yocom; 33 nieces and 24 nephews.

She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Richard Lee Stuart; children Lori-Ann “Nanu Yocum,” Patrick “Peter-boy” Yocum and Troy Allen Yocom.

Another daughter, Rhonda Lynn Yocom, disappeared in 1985 and is on the FBI’s missing-children’s list.

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