San Andreas, CA...Leona M. "Nonie" Winchell was born on November 2, 1929 and passed away unexpectedly on June 14th, 2016. Nonie was the daughter of Dean and Verna James and was a longtime resident of Calaveras County. Nonie was preceded in death by her husband Herman Winchell, brother Grant Davis, sisters Jean Moreland and Margery Mathews. She is survived by her daughter Deborah and son-in-law Steven Stokes, nieces, nephews, cousins, many friends, and her cats Porker and Blackie.
Mountain Ranch, CA...Timothy John Schlenz was born on June 6th 1962 and passed away on June 7 2016 after a battle with alcoholism. Tim was living in San Andreas, CA at the time of death, but spent the majority of his life in Mountain Ranch, CA. Tim was born and raised in Sunnyvale, CA to Tony and Adele Schlenz. From a young age, Calaveras County was a huge part of his life, where he would go up to his family’s cabin in Columbia. Tim graduated from Sunnyvale High School and Columbia Community College, and then began to build his house and his life in Mountain Ranch...
Arnold, CA...It is with great emotion that we announce the death of Daniel F. Talbot. Dr. Dan the Molarman went home to be with Jesus on a beautiful sunny morning—May 31, 2016. Born in Beaumont, CA in 1936, Dan recently celebrated his 80th birthday. Known by his loved ones as: Dan, DT, Dr. Dan, Dr. Talbot, Dad, Papa Daniel, Molarman, and Great Pa, he will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife Billie, sister Sandra, four children and their spouses, nine grandchildren and their spouses, and three great grandchildren.
San Andreas, CA...Gerald Michael Osmer was born September 21, 1946 in Watsonville, CA. This proud son of the Pajaro Valley graduated from Watsonville High School and after graduation enlisted in the Army in 1966. Thanks to a gift with languages, he learned Turkish at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey and was stationed in Turkey during his service. Gerald, known to all as Gerry, was eventually transferred to Fort Meade, Maryland where he met Betty Janet Osmer (nee Garuti), who would become his wife of 47 years. Upon honorable completion of his service, Gerry returned home and attended college at UC Santa Cruz, later putting himself through law school by working as a loader in the lettuce fields of his native Watsonville and Salinas. Gerry passed the California Bar exam in 1979, and eschewing private practice, went directly to work in the service of the people of Monterey in the Public Defender’s Office. He would work as an attorney for 30 years, during which time he tried more than 150 jury trials, including multiple capital cases. Over the course of his lengthy legal career, Gerry defended residents of Santa Cruz, Monterey, Salinas, Calaveras, and Tuolumne counties, helping them weather the darkest hours of their legal battles....
Hathaway Pines, CA...Jack Byron Conklin, a resident of Hathaway Pines passed away on June 2, 2016. He was born in Craig, Nebraska on November 27, 1932 to Stella and Carl Conklin, he was the fourth of nine children. Jack was proud to serve in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War, after which he worked at Auto Lite Battery Company in Oakland. He moved his family to Irvington in 1955 and then moved to Hathaway Pines in 1972. He retired as head custodian at Hazel Fischer School at Arnold in 1995. Upon retiring he moved to Wise River, Montana which was a lifelong dream. Jack moved back to California in 2008.
Copperopolis, CA...Isabelle L. Meyer died at her residence in Victorville, CA on Saturday June 4th 2016. She was born June 23, 1963 in Switzerland. Isabelle was a resident of Copperopolis, CA for approx..16 years. Isabelle was a model for many fashion magazines and catalogs in her younger years. Isabelle was an flight attendant until she retired do to an illness. Isabelle is survived by George Meyer, and her son Max Meyer of Hawaii, Her sister Stephanie of Switzerland, and Numerous Friends around the world.
Angels Camp, CA...Martin “Marty” E. Bacoccini, age 57, passed away peacefully at his residence in Angels Camp, CA Monday May 30, with his family by his side. Marty was born in San Andreas, CA March 14, 1959, graduated from Bret Harte High School, and was a lifelong resident of Calaveras County. Marty had many jobs throughout his life, including an independently contracted timber faller, tree climber for Alley Tree Service, and Landscaper for Donlen Landscaping to name a few.
Air Force Veteran James Leonard Williams 1937 - 2016
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San Andreas, CA...James Leonard Williams was born on June 15,1937 in Watsonville, Ca. He passed away on May 28, 2016 in San Andreas, Ca. of natural causes at the age of 78. He had been a resident of West Point, Ca. for 16 years. He was a graduate of Campbell High School in Campbell, CA and served in the U.S. Air Force for 4 years. He worked as a Tire Specialist in San Jose & Sacramento, CA...
Banker, Army & Air Force Veteran John Charles Conrad June 6, 1929 - May 30, 2016
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Murphys, CA...John Conrad passed away at Sonora Regional Medical Center Unit 6 after a long illness. John was the son of Charles Smedley Conrad and Leda Annie Conrad (nee Young). He was born in Sycamore, Illinois. The family moved to the San Francisco Peninsula in 1932. John is a graduate of Hillsborough Grammar School and San Mateo High School. He was active in sports, student government, and played clarinet in the high school band and orchestra as well as the local Boy Scout Band.