Ida Lorraine Hosking |

Ida Lorraine Hosking

Ida Hosking

Ida Lorraine Hosking passed away on Sept. 30, 2013. She was 56.

A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, at Elm Ridge Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Ida was born Oct. 9, 1956, in Yuba City, Calif., to Wm. Stuart and Lorraine R. Hosking.

She was known as the “Silver Lady” on the CB radio stations. She would make lap robes, slippers, wheelchair covers and fruit baskets for bedside visits to the patients at the veterans’ hospital in Reno.

She collected angels, enjoyed picnics at the Napa Veteran Home, the San Francisco Giants and the 49ers.

She got great enjoyment from teaching her great-nephew, Aiden, to crawl, and from taking her mother everywhere.

She is survived by her mother, Lorraine R. Hosking of Grass Valley; sisters Marie Hosking of Grass Valley, Carol Hoffman of Oregon, Dawn Baldel of Louisiana and Helen Carli of Montrose, Colo.; son, Josh Carpenter of Grass Valley; nephew, Stephen Hosking of Grass Valley; and numerous other brothers and sisters.

She is also survived by her great nephew, Aiden Hosking of Rocklin; and granddaughter, Cordelia Carpenter of Oklahoma; aunts Marian Fassler, Violet Renslow, Margaret Bishop, Denice Gould and Nadine Vierra; and uncles Johnny Vierra, George Vierra, Bob Vierra and Frances Vierra.

She was preceded in death by her father, Wm. Stuart Hosking; and uncles Filbert Vierra and Joseph Vierra.

Ida will be missed very much by all who knew her.

Arrangements are in the care of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary in Grass Valley.

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