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Charles (Chuck) Albert Goodall passed away on March 28, 2021 at age 84 in Lodi, California.  He was born at home on January 25, 1937 in Yellville, Arkansas to Nellie Bernice Stephens and James Albert Goodall.  He was the first of 12 children and grew up in Lincoln, California. 

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Anita Louise Rhoades, aka Frog Lady, of Pine Grove passed away in Sacramento, California on March 31, 2021, at the age of 78. She was born on March 26, 1943, in Woodward, Oklahoma to Arthur and Mary Dean.

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Doctor William Anthony Tasto passed away on April 2, 2021 in Jackson, CA. He was born on December 29, 1936 in Ross (Marin County) CA of parents, Mercedes (Tam) and Everett Tasto.  At the age of 5 after his parents divorced, he came to live with his maternal grandparents William and Lillian T…

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Michelle Throssel passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021 in Jackson, CA. at the age of 49 years. She was born April 1, 1971 in Sacramento, CA to her parents, Olan and Cathy (Hamilton) Levin.

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Dale was born in Townsend, MT on June 22, 1956 to Lawrence and Lorraine Guenther of White Sulphur Springs, MT. He grew up in Townsend and graduated from the local high school. He attended technology school in Phoenix and worked in the White Sulphur springs area.

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John Arthur Ferrell passed to be with his Lord on Good Friday, April 2, 2021. He was born to Vivian and Ed Ferrell on March 11, 1940, in Long Beach, CA.

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Grant S. Fletcher of Sutter Creek, CA passed away on March 21, 2021 at his home in Sutter Creek. He was born in Washington, D.C. on January 25, 1958.

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On March 19, 2021, Pamela Louise Younger passed away peacefully in Fair Oaks, CA. Pam was born at the US Naval Hospital in Oakland, CA on March 5,1953 to her parents Leo and Betty Schauer.

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It is with great sadness that we report the loss of Wilfred "Spooky" Hill Starkey Sr. Also, called Big Bill, or Bill. On March 16th, 2021, he passed away in his own home surrounded by loved ones. Wilfred will forever be missed, he was an ornery, but kind man to those he loved the most.

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In loving memory, passed away peacefully in Sacramento, CA. Left behind the love of his life Nita Schaffner. They were married for 48 years. He was born in Sonora, CA to Roy and Darlene Schaffner. He grew up in Pine Grove, CA. Graduated from Amador High School.

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Dorothy Lea Bahten, 93, of Sutter Creek, passed away peacefully in Folsom, California, on Saturday, March 27, 2021. She was born in Tuolumne, California on September 10, 1927. 

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Roger Riggsby passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 in Jackson, Ca. at the age of 83 years old. He was born July 30, 1937 in Deerborn, MI to his parents, Chester and Helen Riggsby.

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It is with a heavy heart I announce the passing of my beloved brother Mark Anthony Meath. Mark was born on February 25, 1958 in Stockton, at St. Joseph's Hospital where he also passed peacefully, on January 28, 2021. Mark was preceded in death by his Father, Tony Meath, Mother, Norma Meath, …

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Evelyn Britt McClelland passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021 in Sutter Creek, CA at the age of 95 years old. She was born March 22, 1925 in New York to her parents, Donald and Muriel (Britt) Morgan.

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William E. Wolin (Bill) cowboy, pilot, innovator, storyteller, inventor, and earth builder surrounded by family at his home in Jackson, passed away peacefully March 19, 2021 at the age of 87.

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Karen Margaret Coxe, a precious child of God, passed on at age 71, on March 15, 2021, at her home in Ione, California.  Born in Los Angeles, California, a child of Robert Lewis Bozick and Ruth Virginia Bozick, she grew up in Van Nuys and married Jack Woodley Coxe on December 23, 1970. They w…

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Phil was born in Oakland, CA and raised by his Grandma Mimi and Grandpa on a dairy farm in Ceres. Phil worked for the Alameda County General Services Administration for 21 years. It was there he met the love of his life, Penny. To spend time with her, he would show up to “help” her walk her Great Dane, honk his car horn as he drove by her office window or hang out nearby when she was selling jewelry at Fairmont Hospital.

Juliene Wisdom Hiatt, age 77, passed away on March 15th, 2021 surrounded by family after her 3rd battle with cancer. She was born in Ontario, OR to Julian and Anona Wisdom. She graduated from Ontario High School in 1962. Juliene had many hobbies and interests and was an active member in vari…

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Donald "Hoot" Gibson age 90, passed away on February 23, 2021 at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Los Angeles September 18, 1930 to Bruce and Freeda Gibson. He grew up in Los Angeles and Bishop California. Donald is survived by his wife Ellen of 64 years, son Brian (Debbi…

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Barry Lee Duncan, 66, died suddenly at home from natural causes on March 9, 2021. He was a musician extraordinaire and a pillar of the Amador County business community.

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Marjorie Louise Phinney passed away Monday, March 15, 2021 in her hometown of Ione, CA at the age of 91 years old. She was born on December 25, 1929 in Pasco, WA to her parents, Arthur and Isadora (Burill) Jensen.

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We are saddened of the passing of our mother, Betty Rae Hand of Jackson, CA., age 93.  She passed away peacefully Sunday, March 7, 2021. She was born in Ekalaka, MT., on October 1, 1927. A daughter of the late George and Alice (Stettler) Kingsley.

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Ralph Leroy Clark, of Plymouth, CA, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from complications after surgery. He was born September 23, 1937 in Venice, CA to his parents, James and Virginia (Meyers) Clark. 

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Terri Lee Campbell, 63, of Sutter Creek, CA, passed away on January 27, 2021. Terri was born in Seattle, WA to Jesse and Cherie Akin on March 29, 1957. She attended Tokay High School in Lodi, CA. Terri married Gary Lee Campbell in 1977. She worked as a Registered Dental Assistant for 25 years in Jackson, CA.

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Jerry Evans, age 75, passed away on March 2, 2021, in Jackson Ca. after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Full of life, love, and adventure, Jerry was the kind of man who was willing to try anything at least once. He loved camping, fishing, golfing in the summer and skiing during the winter months. 

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Pat “Winner” Brians was born on March 23, 1972 and grew up in Dixon, Ca. He passed on Jan 26 in Chico, Ca at the age of 48 from a blood infection and liver failure. Pat graduated from Dixon High School. After high school he went to work for Brett Leber Concrete where he learned the concrete trade.

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A long and adventurous life ended on 3/12/21, when Margie Guletz died peacefully at age 98, at her home in Jackson, surrounded by her family. Marjorie was born in Seattle, WA, on July 14, 1922, to Edna Rebhan Windom and Arthur Windom. Margie enjoyed sharing stories of growing up in West Seattle with her dearly loved brother, Bob.

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Donna (Messer) Fazendin passed away of natural causes on Sunday, February 28, 2021in Jackson, Ca. at the age of 69 years old. She was born on August 31,1951 in Oakland, Ca. to William and Laura (Jones) Messer of Pacifica, Ca.

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Dorothy A. Roberts passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at her residence in Pine Grove, California at the age of 80 years old. She was born June 29, 1940 in Orland, California to her late parents, Trevor, and Frances Thomas. She was the youngest of six siblings.

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Charley Roberts, 94, died on March 5, 2021, in Sutter Creek, CA. Charley was born on August 25, 1926, in Wishart, MO to Vivian and Louis Roberts.  He attended Drury College in Springfield, MO, and received a professional certificate in business. 

Gennifer Sloniker, 49, of Pioneer, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 at her home. Arrangements entrusted to Sierra Cremation & Burial Service - Calaveras. www.sierracremationservice.com

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Trinity Scott Johnson passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021, in Ione, Ca. at the age of 46 years old. She was born July 17, 1974 in Sacramento, Ca. to her parents, William and Rosalind (Scott) Deilke.

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Yoshiko Landon passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 21, 2021 in Jackson, Ca. at the age of 87 years old with her daughter by her side. She was born November 9, 1933 in Aomori, Japan.

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Margaret Elizabeth Laporte Chambers born on SEPT. 19,1943 in Sutter Creek, CA. Delivered by midwife Betty Willey, to parents James and Leona (Mc Kay) Laporte. She was a lifelong resident of Amador County. Margie as she was fondly called went to Ione Elementary school, Jackson HS and graduated from Amador HS. 

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Bryan George Arrington, 40, passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 17, 2021, held close in the arms of his love, life, ‘favorite’ wife, Katrina.

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Lifelong Amador County resident Lois M. (Hale) Bonneau passed away at her home in Jackson at the age of 94 on February 15th.  She was born in 1926 to Walter A. and Mary Anne Hale on the Hale Ranch in Volcano, along with seven siblings.

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Helene Leimomi “Tita” Malnburg passed away peacefully with her husband at her side on February 19, 2021 in Sacramento, Ca. at the age 54 years. She was born November 5, 1966 in Hilo, Hi. to her parents, Richard and Alice (Rosas) Flores.

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It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a wonderful woman, known primarily by everyone as Arlene. She had been dealing with many health issues for a while but now is resting in peace. Born in Los Angeles, CA but grew up in the Bay Area with her numerous brothers and sisters. She graduated from Fremont High School in Sunnyvale where she met the love of her life, Mark. They spent most of their life raising a family in San Jose, CA. Her passion was her family and loved to play Gin rummy and board games like Scrabble and Rummikub. She loved spending many weekends and summers camping with her siblings, friends, nieces, and nephews.

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Thomas Rocker Paul or as many may have known him, Protodeacon Triva Pavlov passed away Monday, February 15, 2021 in Jackson, Ca. at the age of 69 years doing what he loved, crafting handmade gifts for family and friends in his woodshop. He was born on March 15, 1951 in Washington, DC. 

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Sheila J. Berg, a Pine Grove resident of 45 years, died on February 11th2021 at 7:55 AM, while visiting the home of her daughter in San Diego, CA. Sheila was the daughter of Stanley E. Johnson and Mary Margaret Johnson. She was born in Lexington, KY on July 31, 1931 and attended Dixie Height…

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Renate’ was born in Hutzel Kreis Soltau, Germany to parents Heinrich and Ilse Grabow (Kaas). At 16 years of age, Renate’ along with her father, mother, sister Helga and brother-in-law Hansjurgen immigrated to the United States on the last voyage of “The Berlin.” With the help from sponsors, they settled in Elk Grove, CA. Upon completion of high school, she attended beauty school for a short time. She left school to begin a career in banking at Bank of America for the next 15 years.

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Regia Dawn Guidon-Sargent, 66, passed away peacefully in Ione on February 12, 2021. Born in San Jose, California, Regi spent plenty of time in Amador County visiting family before moving to Ione in 1963.

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Milinda “Linda” (Martz) Upton passed away peacefully at home on February 10, 2021.  Many family members and friends had Linda in their hearts that day. Linda ended a long journey with cancer but rejoined her loving husband Dale whom she lost in 2013. 

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Judy Simoni passed peacefully on February 9, 2021. Judy was a remarkable woman, who enjoyed painting, hiking, acting, singing, volunteering, teaching, and being a wife, mother, and grandmother. She always looked for the best in people, was compassionate, and believed in the best for her fami…

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George Erdosh passed away on January 13, 2021 at the age of 85. Exploration geologist, photographer, chef, world-traveler, entertainer, gardener, hiker and outdoor enthusiast, jazz pianist, author, game- player, father, grandfather, partner, friend.

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Dolores Nesler passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 in Jackson, Ca at the age of 91 years. She was born March 15, 1929 in Waco, Tx to her parents, Marvin and Eula (Shields) Shilling.

Harlan Edgar Rader, 84 years young, died this past January 17,2021 at his home in Jackson following a difficult battle with Parkinson’s. He was born on September 3, 1936 in Chicago, IL to Lester and Nellie (Place) Rader.

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Edward Allen Swift of Sutter Creek passed away peacefully on Monday, February 1, 2021 at the age of 92.  He leaves behind the love of his life, Margaret Ellen Bunds Swift, to whom he was devotedly married for nearly seventy-two years.  He worked hard to provide well for his wife and five chi…

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R.Wm. Winkler, nee Rollo Wilfred Winkler, passed on Feb. 4th, 2021 from heart and lung failures at the Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces, NM.