Peter Vodonick |

Peter Vodonick

Memorial services for Peter Owen Wetherall Vodonick of Nevada County will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pioneer Park Amphitheater.

Mr. Vodonick died Saturday, Oct. 9, in Nevada City. He was 21.

He was born Oct. 8, 1983, at Auburn Faith Hospital, to Mary Ellen “Mellon” Wetherall Zweig and Emil John Vodonick. He attended Nevada County schools including Deer Creek Seven Hills, Nevada Union High School, Sierra Foothill High School, John Woolman Friends School, Outward Bound Leadership School and Sierra College. He was a musician, composer, recorded CD’s and was involved in construction and sales. He had a CPR Certification, White Water Guide Certification, Driving Certification, and Ocean Kayaking Certification. He enjoyed composing and performing music, lyricist, graphic artist, and reading – especially subjects depicting an idealistic life in which people could have freedom to hunt, gather, express their creativity and love one another.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Ellen “Mellon” Zweig of Grass Valley; father, Emil John Vodonick of Nevada City; brother, Gurditta Singh Khalsa of Amsterdam; sister and brother-in-law, Jenny Ann and Matt Hanson of Laguna Beach; sister, Jessamyn Maia Vodonick of Los Angeles; grandfather, William B. Wetherall of Nevada City; and numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Orene Wetherall on Aug. 9, 2003.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Peter Owen Wetherall Vodonick Music and Arts Scholarship Fund, c/o Bank of America, Nevada City Branch.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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