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Edwin Walter Keller Jr.

There will be no services held for Edwin Walter Keller Jr., 56, of Vacaville. Inurnment will be in Honolulu.

Mr. Keller died Jan. 5, 2000, in VacaValley Hospital after a long illness.

Born April 5, 1943, in Honolulu, he lived in Vacaville for 20 years. He worked for Pacific Pipe Line for nine years.

Mr. Keller is survived by his wife, Linda of Vacaville; daughters, Lida Osornio of Vacaville and Anita Certuche of Bakersfield; sons, Vernon Molina and Edwin III and Patrick, all of Vacaville; sisters, Juanita Gonzales of Oahu, Hawaii, Doris Hernandez of Modesto and Valerie Salsedo of Fremont; brothers, Herman, Robert and William, all of Vacaville, Albert of Oahu, Hawaii, Nelson of Kauai, Hawaii, Alma Jean of Big Island and Manny of Hawaii; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin Sr. and Juanita; brother, Lawrence; and sister, Erma.

Arrangements were made by McCune Garden Chapel.

Saniyah Danielle McCord

A funeral for Saniyah Danielle McCord, 6, of Suisun, will be 7 p.m. Thursday in Chapel One on Travis Air Force Base. Chaplain Kenneth M. Jenkins will officiate.

Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at Suisun-Fairfield Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the chapel.

Saniyah died on Jan. 9, 2000, at Lucille Packard Hospital after a long illness.

Born on July 17, 1993, in Virginia, she lived in Suisun for the past two years. She was a first-grader at Suisun City Elementary School and worshipped with the Travis Air Force Base Chapel One Gospel Service. She loved attending school and doing homework. She enjoyed drawing, writing, having her picture taken and photographing others.

Saniyah is survived by her mother, Sylvia of Suisun; father, Derrick P. Bouldin of Fort Irwin; sister, Alexis of Fort Irwin; brothers, Jamel of Maryland, Sekye of Chicago and Derrick Jr. of Fort Irwin; grandmother, Karen of Suisun; aunt, Songhai DeVeaux of Charlotte, N.C.; uncle, Sylvester of Suisun; great-aunts, Juanita of Suisun, Jacqueline of Chicago and Donna of Atlanta; and great-uncles, Curtis of Suisun, Joseph of Chicago and Charles of Atlanta.

Arrangements are being handled by Solano Valley Mortuary.

Mollie H. Kellner

Memorial services for Mollie H. Kellner, 87, of San Francisco will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Vacaville Christian Church.

The Rev. Su Schlagel will preside. Inurnment will be private.

Mrs. Kellner died Jan. 5, 2000, in San Francisco after a short illness.

Born Oct. 9, 1912, in Sanger, she lived in San Francisco for 34 years. From 1942 to 1965 she lived in Fresno, where she was very active working for Fresno Hotel Californian as a catering manager and then for the family business, Kellner Lumber Co.

After moving to San Francisco she worked as a bookkeeper for Paul Shagen Showroom Wholesale Interior Decorating and for Alson George Brown Interiors. She was active with YWCA, past president of Fig Garden Women's Club of Fresno and was an avid bridge player.

Mrs. Kellner is survived by her daughter, Marilynn G. Allain of Vacaville; son, Jon Olson of Laguna Hills; stepdaughter, Sue Friedenbach of Redwood City; stepson, Ray of Fresno; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and numerous stepgrandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

Arrangements were made by McCune Garden Chapel.

Jeremy Brandon Nelson

Memorial services for Jeremy Brandon Nelson, 16, of Suisun will be held 4 p.m. Thursday in Fairfield Presbyterian Church.

The Rev. Stewart Drake will officiate. Inurnment will be private.

Mr. Nelson died Jan. 8, 2000, in Buttonwillow after a sudden illness.

Born Nov. 23, 1983, in Vallejo, he lived in Suisun for 16 years. He attended Daniel O. Root Elementary School, Grange Middle School and was a junior at Fairfield High School.

He was a cadet master sergeant in Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps at Fairfield High School, serving as color guard commander from 1998-1999. He won several awards in color guard competition as well as honor roll and citizenship awards in both elementary and middle school. He enjoyed all aspects of computers.

Mr. Nelson is survived by his parents, Joel and Donna of Suisun; sister, Courtney of Suisun; brother, Michael of Suisun; grandparents, Darlene and Melvin McCulloch of Grass Valley and Augusta of Fairfield; aunts and uncles, Phil and Kathy Shepard of San Jose, Karen Thurn of Woodland, Larry and Kristie Aguilera of Dixon and Mark and Margaret of Maryland; 12 cousins; very dear friend, Annette Artache; and all Junior ROTC cadets at Fairfield High School as well as all who knew and loved him.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home.

A ROTC memorial scholarship is being set up in Jeremy's name at Fairfield High School.

Josie Figueroa Rojas

A funeral for Josie Figueroa Rojas, 59, of Woodland will be 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Inurnment will be private.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home in Fairfield, with a vigil service at 7 p.m.

Ms. Rojas died on Jan. 11, 2000, at Sutter Davis Hospital after a long illness.

Born on May 22, 1941, in Visalia, she lived in Woodland for the past 5 1/2 years after having lived in Fairfield for 10 years. She was a loving mother and grandmother and a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

Ms. Rojas is survived by her daughters, Ydalia Rios of Cincinnati, Esperaza Zavla of Fairfield, Angelina Fernandez and Yolanda Martinez, both of Woodland, and Susana Marquez of Dixon; sons, Francisco of Fairfield and Pedro Pelayo of Fairfield; father, Jose of Newman; and sisters, Jenny Valdez of San Jose, Betty of Tracy and Tina Paz and Linda Campbell, both of Napa. She also had 23 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Annabelle Fisher

No services will be held for Annabelle Fisher, 75, of Vacaville. Inurnment will be private.

Mrs. Fisher died on Jan. 8, 2000, in Stockton.

Born on Sept. 14, 1924, in South Euclid, Ohio, she worked as a psychiatric technician for Sonoma State Hospital for two years before managing the Vacaville Mobile Home Park for 20 years. She was a USO host and was with the Canadian Army Corps from 1942 to 1944.

Mrs. Fisher is survived by her daughter, Linda DeSpain of Sacramento; sons, Robert of Vacaville and Ralph of Stockton; and eight grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions be made to the Paramedic Equipment Fund, care of the city of Vacaville, 199 Dobbins St., Vacaville, 95688.

Dagmar Nielsen Bailey Francis

Services have been held for Dagmar Nielsen Bailey Francis, 95, of Rio Vista. Inurnment was private.

Mrs. Francis died on Jan. 6, 2000, at the Delta Convalescent Hospital in Lodi.

Born on Feb. 25, 1904, on the Nielsen Ranch in Montezuma Hills, she attended Tolens Grammar School near the Holgar Anderson Ranch and graduated from Rio Vista High School in 1922. She was a 75-year member of the Rio Vista chapter of Eastern Star.

Mrs. Francis is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jackson and Mary Jane Bailey of Placerville; sisters, Lena Emigh of Rio Vista and Ethel Fox of San Mateo; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Bailey; second husband, Henry Francis; and sister, Metha Jenkins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, 95817, or to the Congregational Church, 230 Sacramento St., Rio Vista, 94571.

Frank Stephen Miller

A private Catholic Prayer Service for Frank Stephen Miller, 85, of Fairfield will be Friday at Nadeau Family Funeral Home. Interment will be private.

Mr. Miller died on Jan. 11, 2000, at Sunbridge Care Center in Vallejo.

Born on Jan. 5, 1915, in Crockett, he lived in Fairfield for the past 15 years. He worked at the C&H Refinery for 17 years and was an electrician for 11 yeas. He was a graduate of John Swett High School in 1933 and was president of the John Swett School Board in the early 1960s. He was past president of the Native Sons of the Golden West, past grand marshal of the Odd Fellows in Crockett and was a member of the Moose Lodge in Vallejo. He enjoyed dancing and gardening.

Mr. Miller is survived by his wife, Dema of Antioch; daughters, Anne Davis and Lovina Tyler, both of Vacaville; and sons, Frank E. of Winters and Stephen of Indianapolis. He also had seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Adella Cabillo Ronquillo

A memorial service for Adella Cabillo Ronquillo, 68, of Vallejo will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Fellowship United Methodist Church in Vallejo. Inurnment will be private.

Mrs. Ronquillo died on Jan. 7, 2000, at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Vallejo.

Born on Feb. 25, 1931, in Vallejo, she lived there until the mid-1960s, when she moved to Chula Vista. In 1985, she moved to the Philippines and lived there until 1989, when she came back to Vallejo. She worked as a secretary in civil service for many years.

Mrs. Ronquillo is survived by her brother, Albert Randall of Virginia Beach, Va.; andsisters, Mercedes Balajadia of Vallejo, Rosalind Reyes of Pleasant Hill and Betty Ganalon of Torrance. She also had many nieces and nephews in the United States and the Philippines.

Cecile Fern Wright

A funeral for Cecile Fern Wright, 96, of Dixon will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Dixon Church of Latter-day Saints. Interment will follow at Silveyville Cemetery in Dixon.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Milton Carpenter Funeral Home in Dixon.

Mrs. Wright died on Jan. 11, 2000, at home after a long illness. Her family was at her bedside.

A 50-year resident of Dixon, she was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a teacher of the children in the primary organization.

She was a very talented self-taught artist, having painted on both canvas and china over the past 30 years and won awards for her work at the local fair. She created custom-painted sets of china for each of her children and grandchildren.

She had a deep appreciation for the beauty of life and wrote poems expressing her enjoyment of life. She did extensive research on family history to identify and record family members who had lived before her. She collected many old family photos and records and organized them for the enjoyment and edification of present and future family members.

She will be remembered for her love and dedication to her family and friends and for finding and sharing the beauty of the world through the paintings, poems, family photographs and quilts she created.

Mrs. Wright is survived by her husband, Lyman M. of Dixon; and sons, Max L. of Newberg, Ore., and Robert L. of Esparto. She also had many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Garnet Elnor Young

A memorial service for Garnet Elnor Young, 80, of Winters will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Covenant Reform Church in Sacramento.

Mrs. Young died on Dec. 31, 1999, in Davis.

Born on Jan. 14, 1919, in Huron, S.D., she lived in Winters since 1995. She was a graduate of Clovis High School and completed one year of college. She was an avid tennis player and worked as secretary to the superintendent and assistant superintendent of schools in the Novato Unified School District.

Mrs. Young is survived by her former husband, Herbert William "Brig" Young of Windsor; daughter, Garnet Rogers of Winters; son, Bert of Sonoma; sisters, Alice Pierson of Concord and Doretta Dambley of Eureka; grandchildren, Andrew and Aaron Rogers, both of Winters, and Cassie, Patty and Gus, all of Sonoma; and nieces and nephews, Dale Baldwin, Sharon Cleary, Diane Andrew, Ruth Rose, Dan Miller and Bob, Tom, Jim and Karen MacEachran.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Dora Connell; and brothers, Gustaf "Jay" Miller and Cliff Miller.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Institute for Biblical Counseling and Discipleship, 533 Lake Murray Blvd., La Mesa, 91942.

Glenna Marie Beckey

No services will be held for Glenna Marie Beckey, 92, of Vacaville. Inurnment will be private.

Mrs. Beckey died on Jan. 12, 2000, in Vacaville.

Born on March 19, 1907, in Tacoma, Wash., she was a resident of Vacaville since 1964. She was a loving wife, mother and homemaker.

Mrs. Beckey is survived by her daughters, Paula Marie Parks of Seattle and Glenna Gayle Holnbeck of Vacaville; grandchildren, Jay Parks and Erika Benedetti, both of Seattle, and Leah Galbraith and Christian Holnbeck, both of Vacaville; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Paul, in 1996.

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