James Stewart 1951 – 2015

James Stewart 1951 – 2015

Murphys, CA…Jim Stewart of Murphys, aged 63, died on July 13, 2015. He was a fifth generation Calaveras County native, born in San Andreas in 1951 to Vern and Gloria Stewart. He graduated from Calaveras High School. Jim grew up helping out in the family business, Stewart Ford and Mercury. As an adult he became […]

Suzanne Theda Danley 1943 – 2015

Suzanne Theda Danley 1943 – 2015

Valley Springs, CA…Born May 1st, 1943 in Tacoma, WA passed away July 5th, 2015 at the age of 72 in Valley Springs, CA where she had resided for 15 years. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She enjoyed quilting, painting, crocheting and square dancing. Sue is survived […]

Thomas David DeGregori, April 26, 1942 – July 1st, 2015

Thomas David DeGregori, April 26, 1942 – July 1st, 2015

Angels Camp, CA…Thomas David DeGregori was born on April 26, 1942 and passed away on July 1st, 2015. He was born and raised in Los Banos, CA, graduate of Los Banos High School, Santa Clara University & Golden Gate University Masters of Taxation. Tom was a Husband, Father, Father-in-law, CPA, Army veteran, Little League Coach, […]

Announcement of Services for Jerry Martin

Announcement of Services for Jerry Martin

San Andreas, CA…A celebration of the life of Jerry F. Martin will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at noon in the old gymnasium at Calaveras High School, where Jerry taught for almost 30 years. Jerry passed away at his home of 52 years on May 22, 2015. A reception is being planned to […]

James Allen Wagoner 1931 – 2015

James Allen Wagoner 1931 – 2015

Hathaway Pines, CA…James Allen Wagoner died of natural causes while at his home in Hathaway Pines California, on July 1st 2015 at the age of 84. James was born January 11th 1931 in Jonesville, North Carolina to Luke and Bessie Wagoner; he was the youngest and last surviving of four brothers. He graduated from Jonesville […]

Services To Be Held July 11th For John Anthony Sexton, 80, From Murphys

Services To Be Held July 11th For John Anthony Sexton, 80, From Murphys

Murphys, CA…John Anthony Sexton, 80, passed away Saturday, June 20th at his home in Murphys with his wife and daughter at his side. John was born and grew up in London, England. He attended Hackney Technical College and North London University where he obtained a degree in Civil Engineering and Mechanical/Sanitary Engineering. He spent two […]

Services To Be Held Thursday For Asa C. Curry 1928 – 2015

Services To Be Held Thursday For Asa C. Curry 1928 – 2015

Angels Camp, CA…Asa C Curry. 87, Angels Camp, CA, died June 25th at Mark Twain Hospital due to heart failure. A memorial will be held at the San Andreas Community Church on Thursday, July 9th at 6:30 pm. Asa was born on January 22, 1928 in Napa, Ca. He graduated from Napa High school and […]

Iryna Elisabeth Maybrook 4/13/1931 – 6/23/2015

Iryna Elisabeth Maybrook 4/13/1931 – 6/23/2015

Plymouth, CA…Iryna passed away peacefully at Mark Twain Convalescent Hospital after surviving a serious stroke in 2012 that left her paralyzed but never broke her loving spirit. She was born Irma Elisabeth Baumler in Bamburg, Germany on April 13, 1931 and grew up in Bad Staffelstein, Germany. After serving as governess to a diplomat’s children […]

Roy Edward Hillabush Jr 1933 to 2015

Roy Edward Hillabush Jr  1933 to 2015

Valley Springs, CA…Roy Edward Hillabush Jr., age 81, went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, June 26, 2015. He was born in Batavia, New York on October 12, 1933 to Roy and Evelyn Hillabush. He served in the military from 1951-1954. On July 2, 1955 Roy married Joyce Curry. Throughout his life he […]

Michelle Lee Ponte, March 19, 1993 to June 10, 2015 Calaveras County, Fifth Generation

Michelle Lee Ponte, March 19, 1993 to June 10, 2015   Calaveras County, Fifth Generation

Angels Camp, CA…Michelle “Shell” Ponte, 22, of Angels Camp passed away at her home in Angels Camp. She was currently attending college working towards her degree in nursing, following in her Grandma Jane Ponte’s footsteps. Her goal was to work in obstetrics. Michelle was a 2011 graduate of Bret Harte High School where she was […]

Donald Lloyd Mitchell March 15, 1920 – June 18, 2015

Donald Lloyd Mitchell March 15, 1920 – June 18, 2015

Murphys, CA…Donald Lloyd Mitchell, age 95, passed away peacefully at his home in Murphys, CA on June 18, 2015 with his two daughters at his side. Donald was born in Fresno, CA and graduated from high school in Oakland. He married Janice Jean Pike in 1941. When WWII began, he joined the Navy and served […]

Phil Orville Harris 1938 – 2015

Phil Orville Harris 1938 – 2015

Dorrington, CA…Phil Orville Harris, 76, passed away Saturday, June 13 in Palo Alto, CA following a two year battle with lung cancer. He leaves his wife of 53 years, Linda Jean (Curtis) Harris, sons Gregory Curt Harris and Marc Phillip Harris and seven grandchildren. He is preceded in death by son Kevin Shawn Harris… Born […]

Joan “Joanie” L. Cooke Feb. 3, 1941 – June 5, 2015

Joan “Joanie” L. Cooke Feb. 3, 1941 – June 5, 2015

Angels Camp, CA…Joanie Cooke, 74, passed away peacefully in her home on June 5, 2015 after a long illness. Joanie was born in Martinez, California to Patricia and Clarence Clinkscale. Though Joanie was a long-time resident of Concord, CA she resided in Angels Camp the last seven years of her life. Joanie is survived by […]

Nancy Williams 1939 – 2015

Nancy Williams 1939 – 2015

Avery, CA…Nancy Williams passed away peacefully on May 29, 2015 at her home in Avery, CA. She was born September 6, 1939 in San Francisco. She was a resident of Calaveras County for over 40 years. Nancy operated a crafting business called Love Creek Creations for many years. Prior to that she worked in the […]

Barbara Elizabeth Snyder 1954 – 2015

Barbara Elizabeth Snyder 1954 – 2015

San Andreas, CA…Barbara Elizabeth Snyder born on March 4, 1954 in Columbus Ohio has entered into rest on June 5, 2015 in Lodi California. Barbara currently resided in San Andreas, California. She died of natural causes. Loved by her husband Kenneth Snyder of San Andreas and 2 daughters Virginia Mattox of Valley Springs and Sylvia […]

Graveside Services Saturday For Wilburt Duguay

Graveside Services Saturday For Wilburt Duguay

San Andreas, CA…Graveside Services for Wilburt Duguay, former Vol Fire Chief, San Andreas -Saturday June 13th, 10 am Peoples Cemetery, Processional from San Andreas Mortuary 9:30 am – Led by San Andreas Volunteer Fire Dept & local VFW Post. Wilburt Duguay was born on November 28, 1930 and died at home in San Andreas on […]

Gerald Eugene “Gene” Ogletree, 77, of Valley Springs Died May 25, 2015 (Updated)

Gerald Eugene “Gene” Ogletree, 77, of Valley Springs Died May 25, 2015 (Updated)

Valley Springs, CA…Gerald Eugene “Gene” Ogletree, 77, of Valley Springs died May 25, 2015. He was born in Dumas, TX to Virgil and Lottie (Roy) Ogletree. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Sacramento State. In 1955 he was married to the Former Rosamond Kibbe in Yuba City, CA. They have two children. Mr. […]

Robert “Bob” Vergne DeVoss 1938 – 2015

Robert “Bob” Vergne DeVoss  1938 – 2015

San Andreas, CA…Robert “Bob” Vergne DeVoss.  Born Sept. 04, 1938 in Stockton, CA.  Passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in his beloved garden of natural causes at his home in San Andreas, Ca. on Saturday May 30, 2015 at the age of 76.  Bob, or Bobby as his family referred to him, was a long time […]

Jerry Franklin Martin 1932 – 2015 – Former Calaveras High Teacher

Jerry Franklin Martin 1932 – 2015 – Former Calaveras High Teacher

Angels Camp, CA…Jerry Franklin Martin, father, grandfather, brother, friend, and teacher to thousands of students, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on May 22, 2015 at his home of 52 years. Jerry was born on July 26, 1932 in Balmorhea, Texas to Bruce Rector Martin Sr. and Jennie Mae Martin. He was raised in West Texas […]

Avery Middle School Teacher Loses Cancer Battle

Avery Middle School Teacher Loses Cancer Battle

Avery, CA…Dear Avery Middle School Families, It is with great sadness that I share with you that our beloved Mrs. McKeen passed away yesterday morning in her home. This afternoon we shared this news with our student body. Staff members including our school psychologist were present to meet with grieving students. We are making you […]