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Lulu Kistle

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Services for Lulu Merle Kistle of Grass Valley will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. Burial will follow at the New Elm Ridge Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mrs. Kistle died Thursday, Oct. 24, at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. She was 84.

She was born Jan. 28, 1918, in Chinook, Alberta, Canada. She lived in Grass Valley for 80 years. She worked as a cook at Bunce’s Cafe in Grass Valley for several years and as a homemaker.

She was a member of the Banner Grange, Odd Fellows, Mistletoe Lodge and the Rebekah Lodge, all of Grass Valley. She enjoyed traveling, crocheting, quilting and working puzzle books.

She is survived by her daughters Roberta “Peggy” Mohr of Yreka, Jennie Ann Gilbert and Violet Rogers of Weimar; daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Ernie Dorris of Olivehurst; son and daughter-in-law, James “Jim” and Annie Kistle of Grass Valley; sisters Fern Poulter of Nevada City and Ellen Harris of El Cajon; brother, Tom “Bud” Berry of Grass Valley; nine grandchildren; 20-great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Robert D. Kistle; mother, May Bennett; sisters Bessie Roots and Florence and Cerritta Berry; daughter, Ardell “Pat” Snodgrass; and grandson, James W. Marshall.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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