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Obituary of Gaylord Earl Juvinall
Obituary of Gaylord Earl Juvinall

July 22, 2019

Sweet forever dreams brother. Gaylord Earl Juvinall moved on to heaven on Sunday morning July 14, 2019 at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital after a long fight against cancer. Gaylord was born March 9, 1958 on...


Obituary of Si V. Reedy
Obituary of Si V. Reedy

July 22, 2019

Born January 16th, 1929 to Silas Vincent Sr., and Genevieve Odell Reedy, “Si” grew up in Minneapolis close to his younger brother, Gary, who tragically died at age 21. Si died at home on July...


Obituary of Donald Frank Miller

July 19, 2019

Donald Frank Miller, of North Auburn, passed away after a brief illness at a hospital in Sacramento on June 27, 2019. The youngest of ten children, he was born in Grass Valley to Raymond and...


Obituary of Alice Patcine Stafford
Obituary of Alice Patcine Stafford

July 19, 2019

Alice Patcine Stafford passed away on Tuesday, July 16, in Nevada City, CA. She was 84. A Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m., on Monday, July 29, at Forest View Cemetery, 10546 Red...



Obituary of Alice Munkelt
Obituary of Alice Munkelt

July 19, 2019

Alice Munkelt passed away peacefully on June 25, 2019, at Springhill Manor in Grass Valley. She was an amazing woman in her 100th year who set an example for everyone in living well and aging...


Obituary of Alton La Plante
Obituary of Alton La Plante

July 19, 2019

Alton La Plante passed away at 89 years, surrounded by his loving family on July 3, 2019 due to kidney cancer and other medical complications. He was an amazing husband, father and grandfather and friend....


Obituary of Katherine Agnes Shureen
Obituary of Katherine Agnes Shureen

July 19, 2019

Katherine Agnes Shureen died June 12, 2019, in her home in Nevada City. She was 93. A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 25 at 12:10 p.m. at Holy Family Cathedral in Orange, California,...


Obituary of Frederick Joe Lee
Obituary of Frederick Joe Lee

July 18, 2019

Frederick Joe Lee passed away on June 4, 2019, at his home in Lake Wildwood, CA. He was 66. Fred was born on May 15, 1953 to Jeanne Marie (Huntington) and LeRoy Gerhardt Lee in...


Obituary of Oscar Pascacio Castrejon
Obituary of Oscar Pascacio Castrejon

July 16, 2019

Oscar Pascacio Castrejon, a great man, passed away at home on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. After a long battle with cancer he will be home in heaven with our son Kayden. He is survived by...


Obituary of Betty Jean Ponte

July 15, 2019

Betty Jean Ponte, of Cedar Ridge, passed away July 11, 2019. She was 88. She was born December 15, 1930. Per her request, no services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper...


Obituary of John “Jack” Robert Conner
Obituary of John “Jack” Robert Conner

July 15, 2019

John “Jack” Robert Conner, a longtime resident of Nevada County, died on July 6, 2019 at Golden Empire Nursing and Rehab Center in Grass Valley. He was 91. John was born on November 22, 1927....


Obituary of Thomas Franklin Grogan
Obituary of Thomas Franklin Grogan

July 15, 2019

Thomas Franklin Grogan passed away on June 28, 2019 after a brief battle with cancer. Born on October 21, 1931 in Grogan City, Missouri, Tom served in the Navy during the Korean War. Afterward, he...


Obituary of Wayne Francis Powers
Obituary of Wayne Francis Powers

July 15, 2019

Wayne Francis Powers lost his almost 7-year battle with cancer on June 21, 2019 at the age of 73. He passed peacefully at his home in Antelope, CA surrounded by his loved ones. Wayne was...


Obituary of Louis Edward Kosher
Obituary of Louis Edward Kosher

July 12, 2019

Louis Edward Kosher passed away quietly at home in Grass Valley, CA, as he wished. He was born January 25, 1935 in Grand Rapids, MN to Louis P. and Sophie T. Kosher. They moved to...



Obituary of Robert Elliott Tobis
Obituary of Robert Elliott Tobis

July 12, 2019

Robert Elliott Tobis, aka Sheikh Ezra, aka Robert Ezra Bob B., passed peacefully in Grass Valley June 20, 2019. He was born on July 22, 1942. A long time resident of Grass Valley, Robert Ezra’s...


Obituary of Jerry Halstead
Obituary of Jerry Halstead

July 11, 2019

Jerry Halstead passed away suddenly on June 24, 2019. Jerry was born to George and Charlotte Halstead on May 21, 1952, at the Grass Valley Memorial Hospital. Jerry attended Mount Saint Mary’s Academy and graduated...


Obituary of Cynthia Faye Weeks
Obituary of Cynthia Faye Weeks

July 11, 2019

Cynthia Faye Weeks departed this life on June 12, 2019 at home in Nevada City, CA. During her last days she said goodbye to her family and many friends. Cynthia was born in Morehouse, Missouri...


Obituary of Sharon ‘Sharie’ Kay Gassaway
Obituary of Sharon ‘Sharie’ Kay Gassaway

July 11, 2019

Sharon ‘Sharie’ Kay Gassaway passed away Monday morning, June 25, 2019 at 5:30 a.m. at the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital. She was born June 13th 1939 in Oakdale, CA. She worked at Grass Valley Group...