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ALLRED, Arleen
McGILL, NEVADA: Arleen C. Allred, 71, died July 6, 2007. She was born December 20, 1935 in Fountain Green, UT to Wilford and Ellen Crorother Coombs. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse, and had been a White Pine County resident since 1956. She enjoyed reading and crafts. Survivors include two sons, Royal Allred and Monte Allred, both of Salt Lake City, UT; a sister, Bessie Nessen of Salt Lake City, UT; a brother, Ken Coombs of Santaquinn, UT; 2 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her friend and companion, Dillford Johnson of Ely. Services were held at the LDS Church in McGill. Interment was at the Ely City Cemetery.

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ARMENDARIZ, Carlos
SUN VALLEY, NEVADA: Carlos Armendariz, 86, died June 3, 2006. He was born November 4, 1919. He is survived by four sons, Epifaneo Armendariz of Mexico, and Carlos Armendariz, Jr., Arturo Armendariz, and Javier Armendariz, all of Reno; three daughters, Raquel Puntes, Ofelia Macias and Maria Corral, all of Reno; and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Armendariz; two brothers, Eugenio Armendariz and Isidoro Armendariz; and his sisters, Julia, Bruna and Teresa Armendariz. Burial was at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Cemetery with arrangements by Ross, Burke and Knobel Mortuary.

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BARNES, Eloise
SPARKS, NEVADA: Eloise Guyton Barnes, 79, died April 15, 2002 at a hospital in Reno. She was born November 30, 1922 in Queen City, TX. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband, Thomas J. Barnes; a daughter, Teri Williams; three brothers, Joe Guyton of Denison, TX, Dan Guyton of Granbury, TX, and David Guyton of Waco, TX; six sisters, Barbara Smith of Atlanta, GA, Sondra Hickman of Vicksburg, MS, Leola Alvis of Mesquite, TX, Elsie Draper of The Colony, TX, and Neoma Guyton and Oneta Gunn of Atlanta, TX; two sisters-in-law; four brothers-in-law; a granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation arrangements were handled by Ross, Burke and Knobel Mortuary.

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BERMUDEZ, Arthur
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Arthur R. Bermudez died September 10, 2003. He was born March 12, 1921 to Arthur Bermudez and Rachel Rojas. He was a marketing manager for Southern California Gas Company. He was a member of the Rotary Club and the Lions Club, and was a strong supporter of the Boy Scouts. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Bermudez; two sons, Arthur J. Bermudez of Carson City, and Jerry Bermudez of Seattle, WA; a sister, Rowena Morris of San Diego, CA; and 2 grandchildren. Burial was at Eastside Memorial Park by Fitzhenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

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BLEECKER, Bertha
CARSON CITY, NEVADA: Bertha Bleecker, 91, died May 9, 2008 at her residence. She was born April 17, 1917 in Shamrock, OK to Nathaniel and Bertha Bentley. She was a former resident of Torrance, CA, and came to Carson City in 1978. She attended Hilltop Community Church, and enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting and animals. Survivors include two daughters, Wanda Gambill of Carson City, and Barbara McKinney of Concord, CA; a sister, Bonnie McClintock of Westchester, CA; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Bleecker; a sister, Barbara Payne; and two brothers, Kenneth Bentley and William Hogan. Interment was at Lone Mountain Cemetery in Carson City with arrangements by Walton's Chapel of the Valley.

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BROERSMA, Virginia Lee
MINDEN, NEVADA: Virginia Lee Broersma, 70, died August 2, 2006. She was born April 25, 1936 to John and Myrtle Stephens. She retired from the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles. She was a member of the Red Hat Hotties of Minden and the Ladies Sewing/Coffee Club. She is survived by her husband, William Broersma; two daughters, LeeAnn Rasner and Dana Westre; a son, Brian Walkama; four stepsons, Jim, Bill, Mike and Eric Broersma; a stepdaughter, Missy Page; two nephews; 23 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Lyn Janese Walkama; and a brother, Edgar Stephens. Services were held at Hilltop Community Church. Arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Funeral Home.

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BROWN, Gerald
INCLINE VILLAGE, NEVADA: Gerald Raymond Brown died May 2, 2009. He was born March 13, 1948. He was a third generation Nevadan. He was a CPA in Reno for over 35 years, and also had several other business interests. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially the Nevada desert. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Incline Village, and was currently serving as its treasurer. He is survived by his wife, Janet Usinger Brown; three children, Julie, Jenny and Daniel Brown of Reno; and two sisters, Lorna Hornbuckle (Richard) of Reno, and Susan Austin of Chicago. A memorial service was held at American Legion Hall Post #30 in Sparks.

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CALVERT, Loretta
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Loretta J. Calvert, 59, died October 14, 2003. She was born November 19, 1943 to Fred Allhizer and Afton Kunz. She enjoyed needlepoint, crocheting, reading, football, and fantasy football. She is survived by her husband, Dean Calvert; a son, Darrell Calvert of Minden; and a daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Joe Whitworth of Carson City. Arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Funeral Home.

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CASEBIER, Harlan E.
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Harlan Ernest Casebier, 85, died April 15, 2008. He was born March 16, 1923 to Ernest and Myrtle Casebier. He was a printer and typesetter. He was a Mason, and was a member of the AARP and the Carson Valley Food Closet. He enjoyed gardening and golf. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Billie Casebier; 2 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Elaine Scott Casebier; a brother, Louis; a sister, Phylis; and his parents. Burial was at Eastside Memorial Park under the direction of FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

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CLARKE, Dr. James Y., Jr.
PAHRUMP, NEVADA: Dr. James Yandes Clarke, Jr., died January 14, 1996 in Las Vegas. He was born May 24, 1917 in St. Paul, MN. He was a retired pathologist and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a fellow of the American College of Pathologists and a member of the VFW. He had lived in southern Nevada for 35 years, and in Pahrump for 13 years. Survivors include his wife, Rosemary Clarke; a son, James Y. Clarke III of Salem, OR; two daughters, Carol Malafa of Riverside, CA, and Kathleen Clarke of Washington, DC; and 3 grandchildren. Interment was at Chief Tecopa Cemetery.

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COLBURN, Eva
RENO, NEVADA: Eva Gardner Colburn, 83, died July 11, 2001 at Carson Tahoe Hospital. She was born March 20, 1918 in Lund, NV to William E. Hutchings and Emma Whitehead Hutchings. She had worked as a bookkeeper for Old Orchard. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Relief Society. She enjoyed crafts, quilting and holiday cooking. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Sandy Gardner of Minden, and Ronald and Lorna Gardner of Carson Valley; a sister, Irene Conn of Winnemucca; four brothers, Roy Hutchings of Ely, Wendell Hutchings of Logandale, Warren Hutchings of Las Vegas, and Cecil Hutchings of Mapleton, UT; 18 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Reuel Gardner and Roy Colburn; and two daughters. Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Golconda Drive. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery under the direction of Walton Funeral Home.

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COONEY, Vera
PAHRUMP, NEVADA: Vera Janet Cooney, 62, died August 13, 1995 in Pahrump. She was born January 12, 1933 in Mobile, AL. She was a former resident of Norwalk, CA. Survivors include three sons, Bryan Olson of Van Nuys, CA, Aubrey Robles of Pahrump, and Curtis Olson of Pueblo, CO; a sister, Peggy Lyons of Pahrump; and 5 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by the Neptune Society of Nye County.

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CORNFORTH, Brenda
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Brenda Cornforth, 60, died August 30, 2004. She was born April 20, 1944 in Chelmsford, Essex, England to Christopher and Marion Preston. She became a U.S. citizen in 1992. She was a volunteer at the Coventry Cross Thrift Shop for over 20 years, and enjoyed gardening and traveling. She is survived by her husband, Harold T. Cornforth; a son and daughter-in-law, Sean and Malinda Cornforth; a daughter and son-in-law, Debra Lea and Shane Soares; and 5 grandchildren. No services were held.

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DAVID, David D.
STATELINE, NEVADA: David D. David, 76, died October 26, 2006. He was born June 30, 1930 to Juan David and Elizabeth Fleming. He was a budget analyst for Rockwell International with 30 years of service, and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife, Nedra David; two children, Richard and Michael of southern California; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. Cremation arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Carson Valley Crematory.

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DESKIN, Thomas
CARSON CITY, NEVADA: Thomas V. Deskin, 65, died April 6, 2007. He was born March 28, 1942 to Thomas and Gertrude Deskin. He was a graduate of Long Beach State University, and was a teacher at Carson Middle School. He was also a real estate agent. He enjoyed bass fishing and his dog. He is survived by his wife, Kay Deskin; a daughter, Michelle Deskin of Carson City; a sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Bill Senn of New Jersey; a granddaughter; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents. Cremation arrangements were handled by Walton's Sierra Crematory in Carson City.

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DOERR, Elmer
HAWTHORNE, NEVADA: Elmer J. Doerr died May 7, 1965 at Mount Grant Hospital. He was born October 15, 1897 in Kansas City, MO. He worked at the Naval Depot, and had moved to Hawthorne in the early 1950s. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Survivors include a daughter and 4 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife. Interment was at the Hawthorne Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorne Funeral Home.

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FENIUK, Michael
SPARKS, NEVADA: Michael Feniuk, 94, died September 23, 2009. He was born May 5, 1915 in Canada. He was a graduate of Lane Tech and the Illinois Institute of Technology, and worked in the tool and die industry. He is survived by his wife, Luella Feniuk; a son, Henry Tkachuk (Lynn) of Minnesota; a daughter, Nancy Nelson (James) of California; two stepdaughters, Karole McGovern of California, and Eileen Rountree of Nevada; 6 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 32 years, Genevieve Feniuk. Arrangements were handled by Ross, Burke and Knobel Mortuary.

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FOLK, Charles
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Charles "Chuck" Folk died August 29, 2003. He was born June 15, 1931 to Earl Folk and Esther Ecstrom. He was a line foreman with Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his wife, Donna Folk; a daughter, Julia Atchison of Gardnerville; three sons, Jess and Jeff Atchison of Gardnerville and Bob Smith of California; and 6 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

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FRAZIER, Laura
CARSON CITY, NEVADA: Laura M. Frazier, 82, died October 13, 1974 in Carson City. She was a former school teacher in Yerington and Mina, and had been living in Carson City for the past 27 years. She was a native of Fredericksburg, IA, and had also lived in Whittier, CA. Survivors include a daughter, Helen Hughes of Carson City; a sister, Marion Gilmore of Sacramento, CA; a brother, Colin Bawson of Madras, OR; 2 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Frazier. Interment was at Lone Mountain Cemetery.

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GREENBAUM, Doris
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Doris Greenbaum, 82, died June 30, 2010. She was born in New York, NY on May 12, 1928 to the late Morris and Celia Kessler Bier. She was a retired secretary for the Rowlend Unified School District in California. She enjoyed crocheting and mahjong. She was a hospital volunteer, and also made stuffed animals for hospitalized children. She was a member of the Red Hat Society. Survivors include four sons, Paul (Diona) Greenbaum of Las Vegas, Floyd (Lisa) Greenbaum of Perris CA, Brian (Kathy) Greenbaum of Tampa FL, and Jay Greenbaum of Hickory NC; two sisters, Wendy Zeitlin of Las Vegas, and Joan (Eli) Guttman of Arcadia CA; 4 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. Interment was at Eden Cemetery in Mission Hills, CA. Local arrangements were handled by Kraft-Sussman Funeral Services.

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HAMMERS, Carl
HENDERSON, NEVADA: Carl M. Hammers, 71, died January 3, 1985 in Henderson. He was born January 23, 1913 in Waterbury, NE. He was a carpenter and welder. Survivors include his wife, Mable Hammers; three daughters, Janice Hall of Vista, CA, Phyllis Knorr of Agoura, CA, and Arlene Johno of New Orleans, LA; four sons, Arthur of Arcadia, CA, Harry of Riverside, CA, Frank of Garden Grove, CA, and Thomas of New York; 18 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Palm Mortuary.

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HENDERSON, Marilyn
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Marilyn Henderson, 76, died September 5, 2003. She was born December 5, 1926 to Russell Clark and Jean Melvin. She worked as the administrative secretary for a school district. She enjoyed the Atlanta Braves, computers, dogs, roses, and the Nevada mountains. She is survived by her husband, Jack Henderson; a daughter, Carol Cunningham of Palm Springs, CA; 6 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

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HORN, Mary
PAHRUMP, NEVADA: Mary Jane "Billie" Horn, 91, died January 20, 2010. She was born July 6, 1918. She was the wife of Lloyd Horn. She had three daughters, Penny Marrs, Barbara Hammock, and Pam Buchanan; and 10 grandchildren. She enjoyed playing bingo at the Pahrump Nugget, and was known as "Bingo Billie." Arrangements were handled by Palm Mortuary.

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JUDD, Alfred
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Alfred F. Judd, 65, died December 18, 2006. He was born April 18, 1941 to Frank and Olga May Judd. He worked as an assembler for Bently, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Valley Christian Fellowship Church. He is survived by his children, Melodi Mitchell of Spokane, WA, Michael Judd of Spokane, John Judd of Sacramento, CA, Randy Field of Stockton, CA, and Rick Field of San Jose, CA; two sisters, Carol Harris of Blanding, UT, and Ilene Judd of Reno; and 9 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Carol May Judd. Services were held at Valley Christian Fellowship Church. Burial was at Northern Veterans Memorial Cemetery by FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

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KIEFER, Sharon
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Sharon E. Kiefer, 45, died March 7, 1999. She was a retired school teacher. She was a member of Kettle Moraine Baptist Church of Whitewater, WI and the Wisconsin Education Association. Survivors include her father, Charles M. Kiefer of Las Vegas; and a sister, Linda Besendorfer. She was preceded in death by her mother, Audrey Tapley Kiefer. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo, OH.

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KINDRED, Kathleen
RENO, NEVADA: Kathleen Bernice Harper Kindred, 90, died August 23, 2009. She was born January 16, 1919 to Montegue Harper and Ethel Bills Harper. She and her husband operated Kindred Construction. She was a Sunday School teacher, and enjoyed square-dancing, bowling, singing, and playing the organ. She is survived by a son, Dale Kindred; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and her great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded by her husband of 70 years, Davis Wade Kindred; two sons, Davey and Dick; and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Kindred. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery.

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KURCZODYNA, Stanley Edward, Sr.
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Stanley Edward Kurczodyna, Sr., 83, died August 4, 2006. He was born November 22, 1922 to Louis and Franciska Kurczodyna. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, and was a life member and trustee of VFW Post #8071 in Virginia City. He was a life member of the Military Order of the Cootie, and a longtime service officer. He is survived by a son, Stanley E. Kurczodyna, Jr. of Minden; his grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Cremation arrangements were handled by Walton's Douglas County Mortuary. Inurnment was at Northern Nevada Veterans' Memorial Cemetery.

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KWAN, Edna
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Edna Y. Kwan, 92, died December 19, 2006. She was born November 11, 1914 in China to Earl Yim and Chang. She and her late husband owned the Joyland Cafe for 50 years. She is survived by a son, Wallace Kwan, Jr. (Gerlene) of Sacramento, CA; a daughter, Jean Yee (Jimmy) of Sacramento; three sisters, Florence Gehre (Rolfe) of Concord, CA, Billie Leong (Bill) of Sunnyvale, CA, and Margaret Ngim (Jerry) of Santa Clara, CA; two brothers, Robert Yim (Shirley) of Baltimore, MD, and Dan Yim (Barbara) of Phoenix, AZ; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace N. Kwan. Burial was at Garden Cemetery under the direction of Walton's Douglas County Mortuary.

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LILIAN, Edward
MINDEN, NEVADA: Edward Zaven Lilian died November 20, 2003. He was born December 11, 1920 to Vartan Toros Lilian and Alice Polorian Shamirian. His parents immigrated from Armenia. He was an aerospace engineer, and coordinated and instructed the military in air defense missiles. He was a designer of the Apollo spacecraft ground support equipment, and had worked in Saudi Arabia, Greenland, China, and Japan. He was a PBY flight engineer during World War II in the South Pacific, and served as chief engineer of a fighter squadron. He served on the U.S.S. Princeton in Korea. He is survived by his wife, Betsy Lilian; a son, Richard; a sister, Gladys; and his nieces and nephews. Services were held at St. Gall Catholic Church. Burial was at Eastside Memorial Park with arrangements by FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

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MADIEROS, Trudy
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Trudy Lynn Madieros, 56, died February 9, 2007. She was born September 30, 1950 to Fred Whiting and Clare Duffner. She is survived by her husband, Rick Madieros; two sons and daughters-in-law, Craig and Donna Madieros, and Mike and Klancy Madieros, all of Gardnerville; her mother, Clare Duffner of Gardnerville; and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father; and two brothers, Casey and Ricky Whiting. Cremation arrangements were handled by Walton's Douglas County Mortuary.

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MARTINEZ, Robert M.
SCHURZ, NEVADA: Robert Michael Martinez died November 2, 1974. He was born August 15, 1951 in Schurz. He was a student at the University of Nevada, and was an Air Force veteran. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Martinez; a son, Robert Jason; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Martinez; two sisters, Marlene and Eveda; and two brothers, Damon and George. Services were held at the Methodist Church in Schurz. Interment was at the Schurz Indian Cemetery under the direction of Hawthorne Funeral Home.

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MAURO, Teresina
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Teresina Mauro, 80, died May 1, 2010. She was born in Satriano, Calabria, Italy on July 6, 1929, and was a 39-year resident of Nevada. She was the retired owner of Teresa's Italian Deli. Survivors include her daughters, Eda and Lisa, both of Las Vegas; a brother, Daniele of Italy; 3 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pasquale Mauro; and a grandson, Marcus J. Clark. Burial was at Palm Memorial Park under the direction of Palm Mortuary.

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MAYNARD, Leslie
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Leslie J. Maynard died September 1, 2003. He was born January 1, 1928 to Frank A. Maynard and Guadalupe Rodriquez. He was a master plumber, and was a member of Plumbers' Union #484 for 45 years. He enjoyed clock making and assembling models. He is survived by his wife, Ethel Maynard; a daughter, Patricia Beliger of Santa Monica, CA; five sons, Scott DeWolf of Dothan, AL, John Love of Gardnerville, Ray A. Love of San Pedro, CA, Donald L. Maynard of San Bernardino, CA, and Edward Maynard of Chino, CA; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two daughters, Cherry Wolf and Karen Williams. Services were held at St. Gall Catholic Church. Arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

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McGEE, James
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: James McGee, 82, died January 11, 2003 at a local hospital. He was born July 30, 1920 in Oxford, MS. He was a retired driver for West Side Charter Bus Co. and an Army veteran of World War II. He had been a resident for 36 years. Survivors include his wife, Irma McGee; two sons, Reginald McGee of St. Louis and James McGee of Omaha; three daughters, Brenda Barnes of Las Vegas, Barbara Griffin of St. Louis, and Cartrina Thomas of Omaha, NE; three sisters, Frankie Mae Porter of Memphis, TN, and Ula Mae McGee and Bullah Brooks, both of St. Louis; 18 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Interment was at Palm Valley View Memorial Park under the direction of Palm Mortuary.

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MORMAN, Evelyn
RENO, NEVADA: Evelyn Ann Morman, 94, died April 8, 2009. She was born April 12, 1914. Survivors include a daughter, Denice Forcier; 2 grandchildren; and extended family members Rick Smith, Katherine Martucci, and Gabriel Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, John Owen "Bud" Morman. Arrangements were entrusted to Ross, Burke and Knobel Funeral Home.

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MURRELL, Martha
RENO, NEVADA: Martha Ruby Murrell, 92, died January 30, 2007. She was born November 30, 1914 to Charles and Fran West. She is survived by two children, Patricia and Michael; a brother, Arthur West; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and all of her brothers and sisters except one. She was the wife of Pete Murrell. Interment was at Valley View Cemetery in Yerington under the direction of Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home.

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NEWBLOM, Norman
RENO, NEVADA: Norman Curtis Baker "Norm" Newblom, 78, died May 24, 2006. He was born September 1, 1927 to Elmer and Blanche Newblom. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and served as a naval weather forecaster. He attended Washington State College, and held a business degree from the University of Washington. He worked in the aerospace industry, and later opened his own tax service. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Colleen Caley Newblom; two sons, Tod (Nancy), and Cory (Jennifer); a daughter, Kim (Jeff); and 8 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Ross, Burke and Knobel Mortuary.

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NEZ, Llewellyn
SCHURZ, NEVADA: Llewellyn Jack Nez died November 2, 1974. He was born July 7, 1945 in Schurz. He was a cowboy and a rancher. Survivors include two sons, Ford and Shawn; a sister, Shirley Wheeler; and a brother, James. Services were held at the Methodist Church in Schurz. Burial was at the Schurz Cemetery with arrangements by Hawthorne Funeral Home.

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NIXON, Don
McGILL, NEVADA: Don Scott Nixon, 61, died May 21, 2007. He was born September 17, 1945. There are no known surviving relatives. Interment was at the Ely City Cemetery.

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OCENAS, Lorraine
CARSON CITY, NEVADA: Lorraine Ocenas, 85, died December 2, 2008. She was born July 6, 1923 to Fred and Blanche Stagner. She enjoyed crocheting and bowling. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Marjorie and John Johnston of Gardnerville; a daughter-in-law, Karen Ocenas of North Carolina; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Ocenas; a son, Gary; and a daughter, Lorrae Bravo. Arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Funeral Home.

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ONKKA, Earl C.
SPARKS, NEVADA: Earl Calvin Onkka, 72, died February 6, 2001 in Sparks. He was born July 21, 1928 in Detroit, MI to David Carl and Syma A. Onkka. He was a former resident of Palmer, AK, Sheridan, WY, and California. He was a truck driver with 51 years of service, and had worked for Interstate Distributing Co. in Sparks. He was a member of the Elks Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; a son, Richard L. Onkka of Tacoma, WA; a daughter, Reha M. Alexander of Corona, CA; two stepsons, Robert M. McMaken of Sparks, and Thomas M. McMaken of Kalispell, MT; two brothers, Oliver Onkka of Anchorage, AK, and Jack Onkka of Hot Springs, AR; 12 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son; his parents; two brothers; and a sister. Cremation arrangements were handled by Walton's Funeral Home.

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PARHAM, Mayme
HENDERSON, NEVADA: Mayme A. Parham, 72, died April 7, 2004. She was born November 6, 1931 in Valparaiso, IN to Jessie B. Green and Samuel L. Hutchens. She worked at Broadway Department Store in the Meadows and Boulevard Malls, and was active with the High Rollers and Strollers Walking Club of Las Vegas. She was a native of Indiana, and had lived in Nevada for 35 years. Survivors include her husband, Michael O. Parham; her children, Marsha L. Gallardo of Texas, Rusty Lofink of Utah, and Lee Parham, Althea Parham, and Dennis R. Schultz, all of Las Vegas; 4 grandchildren; 9 step-grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and 12 step great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Palm Mortuary.

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PATTEN, Thomas
YERINGTON, NEVADA: Thomas Harvey "Tom" Patten, 78, died April 16, 2008. He was born May 1, 1929 to Harvey and Florence Patten. He was an electronics engineer, and enjoyed reading, photography, remote control airplanes, baseball, painting, movies and music. He is survived by his children, Geraldine Patten Varela, Robert Patten, Nancy Patten, and Tom Patten; a stepson, Robert Hanf; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandsons; and his cats, Stubby and Rusty. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Minerva Luz Patten; and his second wife, Majorie Hanf Patten. Cremation arrangements were handled by Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home.

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PERRI, Vivian
RENO, NEVADA: Vivian L. Perri, 94, died January 14, 2007. She was born December 21, 1912 to Charles and Angelina Lucero. She had worked as a health care provider, and was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Yerington. She is survived by a daughter, Barbara Perri; a daughter-in-law, Joan Nations; a granddaughter; her nieces and nephews; and 2 great-grandchildren. Services were held at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Yerington. Burial was at Valley View Cemetery with arrangements by Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home.

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PONDER, Roberta
YERINGTON, NEVADA: Roberta Ann Ponder, 63, died November 17, 2007. She was born December 14, 1943 to Robert and Edith Shepard. Survivors include her children, Rey, Lisa, Gina, Michael and Sheila; her grandchildren; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ponder. Arrangements were handled by Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home.

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POULSEN, Eva
ELY, NEVADA: Eva Diana Poulsen, 82, died May 2, 2007. She was born April 27, 1925 in Spring City, UT to James Christian and Martha Gabrielsen Pedersen. She was a longtime White Pine County resident, and formerly lived in Mount Pleasant, UT. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and enjoyed gardening, photography, classical music, cooking, and the outdoors. Survivors include her husband, Warren G. Poulsen; three sons, Michael (Melinda) Poulsen of Ely, James (Bonnie) Poulsen of Alamo, and Warren (Sharolyn) Poulsen of Stephenville, TX; three daughters, Diane (Chuck) Vaughan of Ely, Jerry Ann (Toni) Downard of Republic, WA, and Jennifer (Brent) Bowler of Newman Lake, WA; a sister, Mildred Nielson of Ephriam, UT; 29 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Judith Downard and Mabel Hutchinson; and four brothers, Delbert Pedersen, Edwin Pedersen, Clarence Pedersen, and Od Johasen. Services were held at the Ely LDS Stake Center. Interment was at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

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QUINTERO, Jennie
SCHURZ, NEVADA: Funeral services were held for Jennie Quintero on August 22, 1965. She was a member of the Walker River Paiute tribe, and served as a Tribal Council member. She was survived by her husband, Patricio Quintero; two daughters, Patricia Brown and Beatrice Guzman; four sons, Douglas D. Quintero, Poncho Quintero, Whitney Quartz, and Roland Quartz; her mother, Mrs. Rosie Quartz; and 27 grandchildren. Services were held at the VFW Hall. Burial was at the Walker River Reservation Cemetery by Frietas Funeral Home.

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RAMNES, Alice Harris
CARSON CITY, NEVADA: Alice Harris Ramnes, 94, died February 20, 2007. She was born March 3, 1913 to Robbie and Victoria Harris. She accompanied her late husband during his tours to Okinawa, Japan and Korea. She is survived by two daughters, Jo Anne Lange of Minden, and Linda McCutcheon of Austin, TX; and a brother, Milton Harris of Greensboro, NC. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Colonel O.A. Ramnes; two sons, Robert and Michael; and six of her seven brothers. Arrangements were entrusted to Walton's Funeral Home.

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RODSETH, Kalmer
HENDERSON, NEVADA: Kalmer "Rod" Rodseth, 74, died January 4, 1985. He was born November 23, 1910. He was a truck driver and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Survivors include his wife, Thelma McNeil Rodseth; a son, Roger of Henderson; a daughter, Rebecca of Henderson; a brother, Andrew of Chula Vista, CA; and 2 grandchildren. Interment was at Palm Memorial Park under the direction of Palm Mortuary.

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RUBINO, Milton
YERINGTON, NEVADA: Milton Rubino, 88, died September 2, 2008. He was born December 31, 1919 in Oakland, CA to Joseph and Josephine Rubino. He owned a wholesale produce business, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Holy Family Italian Catholic Federation and the Moose Lodge, and enjoyed gardening. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Grace Cardinale Rubino; two daughters, Barbara Bernadette of Eugene, OR, and Carole (Alan) Ray of Bakersfield, CA; a son, Joseph (Malena) Rubino of Concord, CA; 6 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Joseph. Arrangements were entrusted to Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home.

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RYAN, Gerald
RENO, NEVADA: Gerald "Jerry" Ryan, 84, died July 21, 2009. He was born July 10, 1925 to James Mathew and Martha Evelyn Ryan. He became deaf in childhood after surviving diphtheria. He spoke sign language from the age of six, and attended the School for the Deaf in Ogden, UT. During World War II, he was a clerk at the Naval Base in Hawthorne. He was an organizer and past president of the Mt. Rose Club of the Deaf, and taught sign language. He enjoyed deaf theatre, and debuted in "Love In My Hands" at the Reno Little Theatre. He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Betty Jean Ryan; two sons, Jerry Lee and David Mathew; a daughter, Jean Elizabeth; 4 grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and seven siblings, James M., Jr., Mary Elizabeth, Alfred Rhody, Josephine Batilda, Harold Gentry, Bernard Nivard, and John Herbert. Arrangements were handled by Ross, Burke and Knobel Mortuary.

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RYBOLT, Jesse
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Jesse Thomas Rybolt, 63, died August 4, 1980 in Las Vegas. He was born June 30, 1917. He was a carpenter, and worked in construction. He was a World War II veteran. He had lived in Las Vegas for nine years, and was a former resident of Grant City, MO, where he was a member of the Grant City Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Michael Rybolt of Whittier, CA; two sisters, Edith Pointer of Grant City, MO, and Virginia Cloud of St. Joseph, MO; and a brother, Albert Rybolt of North Ridge, CA. Interment was at Wharton Cemetery in Grant City, MO with arrangements by Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home.

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SIMON, Charles W.
WELLINGTON, NEVADA: Charles William "Bill" Simon, 81, died August 12, 2007. He was born September 25, 1925 to Charles Morrise and Agnes Ovidia Stene Simon. He enjoyed camping, fishing, riding dune buggies, traveling in his motor home, and Western novels. He is survived by a daughter, Patricia Cole of Pleasanton, CA; a son, Stephen Simon of Temecula, CA; a brother, Tom Simon of Superior, WI; 5 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Simon. Arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

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SULLIVAN, Raymond L.
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Raymond Leo Sullivan, 69, died March 29, 1998 at a local hospital. He was born January 28, 1929 in Colorado. He worked as a sheet rock consultant, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He is survived by his wife, Alice. Cremation arrangements were handled by the Desert Memorial Cremation and Burial Society.

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SULZLE, Marlene
CARSON CITY, NEVADA: Marlene Ann Sulzle, 59, died March 31, 2006. She was born June 29, 1946 to Michael and Marion Filkowski. She enjoyed doing crafts. She is survived by her children, Lynn Rebholtz of Oregon City, OR, Kevin Sulzle of Puyallup, WA, Darren Sulzle of Oregon City, OR, Dee Ann Evans of Gardnerville, and Chris Barichio; a sister, Phyllis Reisenhowzer of Bellevue, WA; a brother, Dale Filkowski of North Dakota; and 8 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents. Cremation arrangements were handled by Walton's Sierra Crematory.

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TETHERTON, Terence C.
CARSON CITY, NEVADA: Terence Courtenay Tetherton, 57, died November 11, 2010. He was born in Dorking, England on December 6, 1952 to Cyril Frances and Betty Catherine Stevens Tetherton. He worked as a production manager. Survivors include his wife, Jane Tetherton; a daughter, Leanne C. Gianquinto; a sister, Kay Lucas; two brothers, Ray Tetherton and Brad Tetherton; and 2 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Autumn Funerals and Cremations.

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TIBBS, Delpha
ELY, NEVADA: Delpha Lou Tibbs, 81, died October 16, 2009. She was born September 3, 1928 in Bristol, OK to Claude and Sarah McCullough. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the McGill Rebekah Lodge. She enjoyed camping, cooking, hunting and crafts. She is survived by two daughters, Pat (Brian) Jackson, and Denise (Sid) Beckwith, all of Ely; three sons, Harvie Tibbs, Jr., Greg (Josie) Tibbs, and Dennis Tibbs, all of Ely; a sister, Leota Hunt of Ceres, CA; two brothers, Don McCullough of Klamath Falls, OR, and Marshall McCullough of Madill, OK; 7 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. Services were held at the First Baptist Church. Burial was at the Ely City Cemetery under the direction of Mountain Vista Chapel.

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TREJO, John
CARSON CITY, NEVADA: John Jim Garcia Trejo, 64, died December 22, 2006. He was born July 25, 1942 in Salinas, CA to Rito Trejo and Petra Garcia. He enjoyed reading, fishing, and the outdoors. He was a member of Little Flower Catholic Church in Reno. He is survived by his wife, Maria Rosa Gomez Trejo; his sons, Julian Trejo of Madera, CA, Gabriel and Rafael Delgado, both of Carson City, and John and Randy Trejo, both of Fresno, CA; his brothers, Jesse and Rudy Trejo of Fresno, and Richard and Rito Trejo, both of Los Angeles; his sisters, Alice Morales of Selma, CA, and Anita Delucci of Carson City; his grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Funeral Home.

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WADLOW, Antoinette
ELY, NEVADA: Antoinette Wadlow died April 22, 2007. She had lived in Ely for the past 30 years. Survivors include her husband, James; a son, Nick Wadlow of Sparks; two daughters, MaryAnn Polish of Elko, and Karen Murphy of Boulder City; 10 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Interment was at the Ely City Cemetery under the direction of Mountain Vista Chapel.

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WATROUS, Robert
MINDEN, NEVADA: Robert D. Watrous, 83, died September 1, 2005. He was born December 18, 1921 to Raymond D. and Elsie Marie Watrous. He held a degree from San Diego State College, and worked at the Bank of America for 46 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member and past president of the Escondido Chamber of Commerce. He was also past president of Escondido Lions Club and the Encinitas Rotary Club. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Luella R. Watrous; a daughter, Robbie Thorson of Minden; a sister, Barbara Chainey of Honolulu, HI; a brother, Leroy Belew of San Marcos, CA; and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Faye Ann Tupas. Arrangements were handled by FitzHenry's Carson Valley Funeral Home.

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WAX, Dolores
GARDNERVILLE, NEVADA: Dolores Ruth Wax, 56, died September 21, 2009. She was born July 2, 1953. Survivors include her husband, Gary Wax; and a son, Darren (Rebecca) Daniels. Services were held at Crossroads Church. Arrangements were handled by Walton's Funeral and Cremations.

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WILLIAMS, Edna
SPARKS, NEVADA: Edna E. Williams, 87, died July 29, 2007. She was born in Preston on January 3, 1920 to Bill and Bertha Horton. She retired from Sears. She is survived by her daughters, Sue Merritt (Neal), and Sally Lombardi; a sister, Helen Sutliff of Spring City, UT; two brothers-in-law, Wallace Williams (Shirley), and Walter Williams (Joyce); two sisters-in-law, Stella Horton and Mary Williams; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; her nieces and nephews; and her friend of 79 years, Helene Anderson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, R.J. Williams; a brother, Marty Horton; three sisters, Alta Curto, Ina Simpson, and Mary Weber; and her parents. Interment was at the Masonic Cemetery in Reno.

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WOLTER, Bernice
HENDERSON, NEVADA: Bernice Larsen Wolter died September 8, 2008. She was born February 28, 1929. She was a 40-year resident of the Las Vegas area. Survivors include her husband, Wilburt Wolter; her children, Julie (Blane) Holley, Ginger (Willem) Van Ry, Steve (Barbara) Hensley, Lisa Larsen and Eric (Suzana) Larsen; two sisters, Alice and Mary of Sterling, IL; her grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Palm Valley View Memorial Park with arrangements by Palm Mortuary.

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ZABLER, David
PAHRUMP, NEVADA: David W. Zabler, 75, died May 5, 2002. He was born October 6, 1926 in Elkhorn, WI. He worked in security for the Las Vegas Hilton, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ruth Zabler; a daughter, Diana (Ron) Shelp of Darien, WI; a son, David (Lynn) of Hartford, WI; a sister, Valerie Scott of Louisville, KY; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and his friends, including Pat, Rod and Tye Baldwin of Pahrump. Interment was at Grandview Cemetery.

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