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Larry Lee Trantham, Jr., of Jackson, CA, passed away at the age of 47 on Sunday, October 6, 2019. He was born in San Jose, CA on November 7, 1971 to Nadine L. (Costa) and Larry Lee Trantham, Sr. and was the beloved husband of Jennifer L. (West) Trantham.

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On October 14, 2019 long-time Amador County resident, Deborah Sue Hunt, passed away in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family at the age of 66.

Clyde Carroll Bonner, of Pioneer,  passed away peacefully surrounded by family on October 12, 2019 at the age of 83.   

With a family member holding his hand, Chet went peacefully to be with the Lord two months after his 100th birthday.

Nelleen Z. McGhan-Davis was born on September 5, 1924, at 5418 Willis St, Dallas, Texas. She lived a very full and a long life and passed on from us peacefully in her sleep on October 9, 2019.

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Charles Forslund of Plymouth, aged 80, passed away on October 8th. Charles, known as Chuck, was born and raised in Oakland, California. After attending Oakland High School and California State University Hayward, Chuck served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War on the Bon Homme Richard a…

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A Celebration of Life for Gale “Prom Queen” Fairbrother will be held at Giannini’s, 19845 State Highway 88, in Pine Grove on Sunday, Oct. 13th at 2 p.m. No host bar, lots of fun stories, memories and friends. Please plan on attending.

Jackie L. Maier passed quietly on September 25th, 2019 in Jackson Ca. after a long illness. She was 79. Born Jacqueline Lou Duncan in St. Helena, CA., Jackie was formally an executive assistant with Valley Mountain Regional Center until her retirement in 2005.

Hazel Irene Jackson, age 72, of Jackson, CA, passed away Saturday September 28, 2019 at Mark Twain Medical Center in San Andreas, CA. Hazel was born in Montana on April 2, 1947, a daughter of Florence Marie (Pace) and the late Gene Malcolm Allen.

Friday, September 27, 2019 Pastor John Leslie Bosch was laid in the back of a local ambulance, propped up, looking out the back, eyes locked with his wife Peggy, watching as she blew him a kiss for what would be the last time as the doors shut and life as the Bosch family knew it was left behind. 

Robert Eugene Souza, of Jackson, CA, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the age of 86.  He was born in Reed Springs, MO on July 12, 1933 to the late Ova J. (Cranfill) and Peter P. McDowell. 

Marilyn (Mourning) Krause, a long-time resident of Mokelumne Hill, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at the age of 80 after a brave battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her family and loved ones and went on her way peacefully.  Sadly, Marilyn lost her husband Karl i…

Mary Ellen Upton, age 86, of Pioneer, CA, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Sutter Amador Hospital, Jackson. Mary was born in Los Angeles, CA on February 19, 1933, a daughter of the late Emma Jane (Peters) and George T. Budd.  Private graveside services will be held at Amador Memo…

A graduate of Jackson High School, Jack then joined the Navy during the Korean War and after serving, returned to Amador County to raise his family. He worked for the Californian Youth Authority at Preston until retirement. He loved to fish and was an avid gardener. He is survived by his dau…

Mark Elroy Lawrence, local sergeant, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the age of 62.  He was born in Sacramento, CA on October 20, 1956 to Lee and Marie (Meier) Lawrence, and was the beloved husband of Sheri Lawrence.

Virginia Dickson, of Pioneer, CA, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at the age of 91.  She was born in Portland, OR to the late Agnes (Foster) and George Oatfield on March 9, 1928.

Marlene Rose Wolin passed away peacefully on September 15, 2019 in Jackson, CA, attended with love and care by her family, staff and Hospice.

Barbara Jean Fogg, born September 16, 1932, passed September 3, 2019 at the age of 86.  Survived by her son, Daniel T. Fogg; daughter-in-law, Pamela M. Fogg; and her three grandchildren, Tanja Lynn Chaffin, Daniel Taylor Fogg Jr., and Nalani Kaye Pacheco.  Barbara was a wonderful wife, siste…

William S. Garrett passed away peacefully at home on September 18.  He was 93.

Bertha V. Kenyon, of Pine Grove, CA, passed away at the age of 82 on Sunday, September 22, 2019.  She was born in Sparks, NV on October 23, 1936 and was the devoted wife of Allen Wakefield Kenyon.

Ann Kronke passed away surrounded by family September 15.  She was 82.

Beverly Irene Grimes, 67, of Ione, CA, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019 in Ione.  Beverly was born in Waco, TX on September 1, 1951, a daughter of the late Christine (Kemendo) and Calvin Author Gregory. 

Virginia passed away peacefully at her granddaughter’s home in Jackson California, September 06, 2019. Virginia was born in Tampa, Florida to Mattie and J. Russell Fiveash. She was the sixth of seven children.

Donal Curtis (Curt) Bolton passed away peacefully at his home in Washougal, Washington, surrounded by his family. Born August 14, 1954 in Germany. He faced life’s challenges with bravery, dignity and humor.  

Karen Ray peacefully passed away on August 29, 2019 at home with her loving family, following a 4 year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. To say she will be missed is inadequate. She was the loving wife for 50 years of her husband, George, and the mother of her devoted son Ralph (R.W.).

On August 31, 2019, Bill Phillips passed away. True to form, he surprised everyone with his fierce tenacity until he passed peacefully. He knew we loved him, and we knew he loved us.

Surrounded by her loving husband, children and grandchildren, Inez Grace Wright, age 84, of Sutter Creek, CA, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 30, 2019 at home in Sutter Creek. Inez was born in St Louis, MO on March 5, 1935, the daughter of the late Ruth M. (Risenhoover) and Walter W…

John Edward Moore, age 64, of Ione and Toluca Lake, California, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019.  John was born in Sheffield, England on January 25, 1955, a son of Margaret (Smyth) and the late Henry Moore.

It saddens us to announce our rock, father, patriarch, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend, Homer Ray Brown, of Jackson, CA, passed away on

Surrounded by her loving husband, children and grandchildren, Inez Grace Wright, age 84, of Sutter Creek, CA, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 30, 2019 at home in Sutter Creek. Inez was born in St Louis, MO on March 5, 1935, the daughter of the late Ruth M. (Risenhoover) and Walter W…

Philip “Phil” Favian Lara, age 84, of Jackson, CA, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 in Jackson.  Phil was born in his beloved city of San Francisco, CA on October 25, 1934, a son of the late Doris (Larin) and Marcilino Lara.

Cindi Marie Taphorn, age 57, of Sutter Creek, CA, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 in Sutter Creek. Cindi was born in Roseville, CA on February 20, 1962, a daughter of Eugene Charles Noland and the late Sharon Marie (Rodman). Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.danerimor…

June passed away peacefully at home on August 10, 2019. June retired civilian military from the Presidio of San Francisco, serving under 5 Garrison Commanders.

John Martin died Friday, August 16, 2019 at his home in Pioneer, CA following a long battle with myelodysplastic syndrome. 

Neil Davis Stark, son of John and Imelda Stark, was born February 16, 1934 in Oakland, California, Neil attended college in the Bay Area, including California College of the Arts and the Art Institute in San Francisco. In 1959, he relocated to Sutter Creek, California, and purchased the Sutt…

Robin Randolph Askins, age 67, of Ione, CA, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019 in Ione. Robin was born in Washington, DC on March 16, 1952, a son of the late Dorothy Maude (Sams) and Robin Askins.  At his request there will be no services.  Interment will take place at Ivy Hill Cemetery in…

Ronald “Ron” Lee Boyer, age 77, passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, August 17, 2019. Ronald was born in Fresno, CA on September 6, 1941, a son of the late Kathryn Robine (Tolle) and George August Boyer.

It pains me to admit it, but apparently, I have passed away. Everyone told me it would happen one day but that's simply not something I wanted to hear, much less experience. Once again, I didn't get things my way! That's been the story of my life, all my life. 

John Edward Moore, age 64, of Ione, CA, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019.  John was born in Sheffield, England on January 25, 1955, a son of Margaret (Smyth) and the late Henry Moore. He is survived by his wife of 25 years Sondra West-Moore of Westhaven Ranch, his children and family.

Sharon Elaine Stuart, 69, of Plymouth, CA, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019.  She was born in Stockton, CA on January 16, 1950 to the late Inez L. (Trotter) and Harvey J. Winters.

Stephen “Steve” Otto King, 68, of Pine Grove, CA, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 in Pine Grove, CA. Steve was born in San Francisco, CA on October 22, 1950, a son of the late Madeline Elizabeth (Priolo) and Otto Griffin Campbell King.