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Steve Nicholas Bonham, of Sutter Creek, CA, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at the age of 74.  He was born in Yuba City, CA on June 15, 1946 to Arthur and Ruth (Mentor) Bonham and was the beloved husband of Martha Bonham.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.danerimo…

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Rita B. Ormsby, 81, of Soulsbyville, CA, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020. She was born in Niles, CA on December 9, 1938, as the second youngest of fourteen children to the late Francisco and Trinidad (Ruiz) Martinez.

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Gerald Leroy Giuffra II (Jerry) unexpectedly passed away on June 23 at 58. He was a life long resident of Calaveras. He is survived by his adoring sister Debbie Sellick, the love of his life Kathy, that he cherished for 30 years. His sons Jerry III, James and Jake and his grandchildren Junio…

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Jean Orr Applegate 93 passed away on June 25, 2020. She was born is Sacramento July 21, 1926 at Sutter General Hospital to John Orr and Veda (Wood) Orr. A Fourth-generation Californian, she was raised on the family ranch West of Plymouth where her father was a County Supervisor. She attended…

Betty Ann (Poor) Werner was born on June 3, 1930 to George and Dorothy Poor and passed away on June 21, 2020 peacefully in her sleep.  She is preceded by her husband of 62 years, Ralph Werner, and survived by her four children, Gregory Werner, Mark Werner, Deborah Tewalt, and Scott Werner; g…

Crystal Margaret (Parsons) Warner passed away peacefully on June 10th after a seven year struggle with Alzheimer’s. She leaves behind husband Dean, step-son David, daughter Kimberly - siblings: Cheryl Cutler, Brent, Mark and John and too many friends gathered in her 73 years to list. She was…

Sharon Kay Stirnaman, 64, of Jackson, CA, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020. When she closed her eyes for the last time she was at peace, knowing her beloved family was at her side. Family was the most important aspect of her life. The needs of her family were always placed before her o…

Lieutenant Colonel Foster Hamilton Jessup (Fisher) of Jackson, California passed at the age of 99 the morning of Friday June 19, 2020. Foster was born in Fresno California on July 28, 1920 and was adopted by the late Frank Hamilton Jessup and Elizabeth Huestis Jessup. He was a devoted husban…

Carmelita R. Mills, of Ione, CA, was born in Ukiah, CA on February 11, 1936 and passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at the age of 84. 

Larry a long-time resident of Calaveras County passed peacefully in the early morning hours of June 14, 2020 in San Andreas, California.

Richard “Rick” Carl Lague, 69, of Pine Grove, CA, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020 in Jackson, CA. He was born in Sacramento, CA on April 5, 1950, to the late Margaret (Swindell) and Richard Wareham.

Donald Abrian Torrence, of Pine Grove, California, passed away on Saturday June 6, 2020 at the age of 83. After several months of declining health, he died peacefully at home with his loving wife Sharon, his children, and extended family by his side.

Michael E. Spinetti passed away peacefully at his home on May 21st, 2020 due to complications from cancer. Born on August 22, 1949, Mike graduated from Jackson High School in 1967. A lifelong Republican, Mike was elected to serve on the Jackson California City Council in 1972. At the time, h…

Sir Lionel W. Richards DDS passed away suddenly on June 10th 2020 at 81 years young. Lionel graduated Stanford University in 1960 and went on to graduate from St. Louis Dental School.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Stanley Melvin Harman on June 10, 2020. A long-time resident of Ione, he died peacefully at the age of 81. Stan was born on May 13, 1939 in Santa Monica, CA, and spent his childhood in Clearlake, CA 

Brenda Gay Delap of West Point, CA was born in Tulare, CA to M.L. Jr. & Clara Mae (Massey) McBride. She passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020 in Ft. Smith, AR at the age of 66.

William George Beatovich Jr. "homie" was born April 27, 1963 in Oakland Ca, passed on June 1, 2020 in Stockton Ca. He was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother, Charlene Beatovich of Jackson, Sister Cathlene and son in law Rick Jones, nieces Hailey and Nicole, daughte…

David Gerald Craw, 77, of Jackson, CA, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020, with his loving family by his side. David was born in Antigo, WI on November 4, 1942, son of the late Eleanor (McIntosh) Craw and Bert Craw.

Anada Vala Selby passed away May 30, 2020 at the age of 96 in Sutter Creek, California. She was born April 12, 1924 in Waterford, California. In 1941, Anada married Ray Selby, they were married 62 years, residing in their home in Waterford for 60 years. She was a homemaker and mother. Her ho…

Jeanie Sue Rennert, 67 of Pioneer, CA, passed on June 1, 2020, at Sutter Roseville Medical Center in Roseville, CA. Jeanie was born in Hemet CA, on January 21, 1953 to the late Minnie and Leonard Mac Quarrie, and moved to Amador County in 1957.

Sean Ryan Miller, age 42, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020 in West Point, CA. He was born in Castro Valley, CA on October 2, 1977 to Gordon and Patti Miller. He was their youngest child and only son.

Russell Walter Harrison 8/7/1937 – 5/19/2020 Russell Walter Harrison of Pioneer, CA passed away at home on May 19, 2020 at the age of 83. Russ was born on August 7, 1937 to Russell and Ruth Harrison in Horse Creek, Colorado. The family moved to Fair Oaks, California in the mid 1940’s. After …

Erma May Bohl - Long time Ione resident Erma May Bohl, born Dec. 13, 1930, in Detroit Michigan, passed away quietly in her Ione home of natural causes on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at approximately 10:15 p.m., at the age of 89.

Jaclyn Elizabeth Brownlie Passed away on May 29, 2020 at the age of 78. Jackie was preceded in death by her father John R. Brownlie and her mother Jane F. Brownlie (Vela).

Mrs Julie Perkins - In loving memory of my mother, Julie Perkins. Julie passed away on Monday May 11th, 2020 from Congestive Heart Failure in Lodi.  My mother had lived in Amador County for more than 40 years and loving the community she called home. Once she moved to Pine Grove she could ne…

Michael Earl Hayner - August 8, 1942 – February 13, 2020. Michael grew up in Wisconsin, California was his home, he had many jobs over his lifetime he was a truck driver, surveyor, mill worker, iron worker, cook, bar owner, and bar tender.

John Julio Arnese was born in Jackson, CA to John and Barbara Arnese on September 2, 1953; the youngest of 5 siblings.  John attended local schools graduating from Jackson High School.

Shirley May Tscharner, of Jackson, CA, passed at the age of 87 on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. She was born in Yankton, SD on January 22, 1933 to late Earl Bathke and Margaret Bathke (Reister). She was a devoted wife of James Tscharner and mother of two sons, Jay Tscharner and Jon Tscharner.

Fonda Estelle Richardson was born on November 21, 1938 in Phoenix Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents, George Henry Crump and Valerie Estelle Dockrey Crump of Oaklahoma; brother, Ron Crump; and husband of 41 years, Joe E. Chadwell Sr.

Pete Key passed away on May 11th, 2020. He was born James Benton Key on November 1st 1939, in Salinas, California. Known and loved by all as Pete Key. Predeceased by parents, Owen Key, and Marion (Farr) Key (both from Texas). Brother, Owen D. Key. Sister, Dovie Lou (Key}-Pemberton, wife of K…

Merry Lois Frazzetta, 73 of Jackson, Ca, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020. She was born in Islip, New York on June 7, 1946 to the late William and Mildred Boshold. Merry is survived by her devoted husband, Salvatore of 53 years. They were married in New York on October 10. 1965 and prom…

Ernie Charles Ferris, 76, of Pine Grove, CA, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020.  He was born in Oakland, CA on February 25, 1944 to Lenora and Corbin Ferris.

Joan Coats of Ione, California, passed away Monday, May 18, 2020.  She was born on July 30, 1945, in Grand Forks, North Dakota to the late Robert and Verna Prosser.   She moved from the Half Moon Bay coastside to Ione 23 years ago and enjoyed living in Amador County.

Linda A. Martin was born in San Mateo, CA on August 9, 1954. She was the third of five kids and the only daughter of Al and Eileen Martin. Growing up with four brothers in various houses in San Mateo, and a short stint in Oregon, was often exciting and never boring.

Leon Howard Glenn, of Sutter Creek, CA, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at the age of 82.  He was born in Whittenberg, TX on August 9, 1937, a son of the late Icie (Wittaker) and James Glenn.

Valerie Marion Kreth, 73, of Ione, CA, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.  She was born in Missoula, MT on May 20, 1946 to the late Marion (Loesch) and Clarence Corwin.

Vivian Richardson passed away at the age of 81 Thursday, May 14, 2020.  She was born to the late Eloise (Biech) and Norman Brooks Schram on December 8, 1938 in Bay Minette, Alabama.  She is survived by the mother who raised her, Frances Maryleen Schram.

Mary LoSchiavo Walker passed away April 29, 2020 from cancer in Lodi, CA at the age of 91. She was born June 10,1928 in Mishawaka, IN, to Italian immigrant parents, Norina Frucci and Antonio LoSchiavo, the 2nd of 6 children.  The family moved to Stockton, CA in the1930’s where she attended a…

Audrey Ileen Zastrow Sabin was born in Huron, South Dakota, September 25, 1925 and died May 13, 2020. She was the third of six children born to William & Violet Zastrow. Audrey was preceded in death by her  husband Larry in 2018, and leaves 3 children, 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandch…

Joan Beverage Moore of Sutter Creek, for the past 15 years, died peacefully on May 9, 2020. Born December 8, 1931 in Berkeley and raised in Nevada City, CA.  She was one of 4 sisters.

Robert Olivarria, of Jackson, CA, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at the age of 70. He was born in California on July 4, 1949 to the late Theodora and Frederico Olivarria.

Lawrence E. (Larry) Stoddard - September 14,1929 - April 10, 2020. Larry went home to be with the Lord on April 10, 2020 at his home in Plymouth at the age of 90. Larry was predeceased by his parents and one sister. Larry proudly served in the US Navy from 1948 to 1959 before moving to Amado…

Mary R. Warm passed away May 6 ,2020, in Jackson, CA, one day after her 89th birthday. Mary was born May 5, 1931, in Cleveland, Ohio, the eighth child of Constantino and Sebastiana Artino Serraglio, who immigrated from Italy. After her mother’s passing, Mary moved as a young teenager to Mont…

Margery Dene Sawyer, 92, of Sutter Creek, CA, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020.  She was born in Pekin, IL on May 27, 1927 to the late Genevieve and Paul Bigler. 

U.S. Navy veteran Leonard Lee Hartzell, of Pine Grove, CA, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the age of 89.  He was born in Los Angeles, CA on January 21, 1931, to the late Emily Louise (Drake) and Carl Lee Hartzell.

Patricia Poggio Cooper (Patti) passed away May 3, 2020.  She was born October 9, 1944, the only daughter of Ernie and Blanche Poggio of Volcano, CA.  After growing up in Volcano, she lived the majority of her adult life in Amador County where she always felt at home. Patti is survived by her…

Robert O. Messick, 86, of Pine Grove, CA, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020.  He was born in Wilmington, DE on May 7, 1933 to the late Henrietta and Orion Messick.