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California Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 1016

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Date: Tuesday, 3 February 2015, at 10:41 p.m.

Louise Schneider Dolph

Services for Louise Schneider Dolph, 85, of Fairfield will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be private.

Mrs. Dolph died on Feb. 14, 2000, in Fairfield after a short illness.

Born on March 22, 1914, in Cincinnati, she lived in Fairfield for the past six years. She was raised mostly in Chicago, and her latest education was in Lausanne, Switzerland, where she also studied singing. She lived in San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Vacaville and Fairfield. She had many interests, including world travel, teaching singing, watercolor painting and reading.

Mrs. Dolph is survived by her daughters, Louise G. Duerfeldt of Marquette, Mich., and Roberta E. Gleason of Suisun City; grandchildren, Treacy H. Duerfeldt of Washington, Morgan P. Duerfeldt of Alabama, Thomas B. Whitney of Suisun and Christopher M. Whitney of San Francisco; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 23 years, Cyrus A.

Nancy Lum

Funeral services for Nancy Lum, 69, of Vacaville will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at McCune Garden Chapel.

Chaplain Donald Jee will officiate. Burial will follow at Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the chapel.

Mrs. Lum died suddenly on Feb. 14, 2000, in Concord.

Born on Dec. 9, 1930, in Canton, China, she lived in Vacaville for the past 45 years and was a homemaker. She belonged to the Lim Association of Sacramento. She enjoyed walking, cooking and gardening.

Mrs. Lum is survived by her husband, Paul of Vacaville; sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Lorraine of Belmont and Sammy and Linda of Fremont; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce Lum and John Case of Pleasanton; grandchildren, Cindy and Amy of Belmont and Kevin and Jessica of Fremont; brother and sister-in-law, Chiu and May Hiu of Sacramento; niece and her husband, Colleen Hiu and James Chen of Elk Grove; and great niece, Carolyn Chen of Elk Grove.

Aquilino Piche Jr.

Visitation for Aquilino Piche Jr., 92, of Suisun will be 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Bryan-Braker Funeral Home in Fairfield.

A rosary will be held 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Holy Spirit Church in Fairfield.

Born Sept. 5, 1907, in Zacatecoluca, El Salvador, Mr. Piche died Feb. 18, 2000, at his home after a short illness.

He lived in Suisun for 24 years.

He worked as a farmer in El Salvador for 45 years until moving to the United States. Once here, he continued working as a farmer for Rod McClelland Nurseries for 10 years, retiring in 1975. He later moved to Suisun.

He loved to garden.

He is survived by his daughters, Elisa Campos of Vacaville, Consuelo Sandoval and Transito Postlewaite of Suisun; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Helen Pearl Turgeon

A visitation for Helen Pearl Turgeon, 84, of Vacaville, will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Alamo Chapel in the Relief Society Room.

Funeral services will be held at noon Wednesday in the Alamo Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The Rev. William Sherman Turgeon will officiate. Burial will follow in the Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery.

Born Jan. 16, 1916, in Mount Vernon, Ill., Mrs. Turgeon died Feb. 19, 2000, in VacaValley Hospital after a sudden illness.

She lived in Vacaville for the past 46 years.

She retired from Basic Vegetable after more than 20 years of employment. She taught in Iowa for a year and was an accomplished seamstress her entire adult life.

During World War II, she worked as a journeyman welder in a Richmond shipyard.

She belonged to the Over the Hill Motorcycle Club and was a Brownie and Girl Scout leader.

She co-managed the First Allendale Little League Team and was a member of the 3rd Nights Club in Vacaville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard, in February 1987.

She is survived by her daughters, Sarnona 'Terri' Stell of Vacaville, Sandra Nichols of Indiana, Debbera Painter of Vacaville; son, William Sherman of Vacaville; sister, Dorothea Littrell of Denver; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Cleo Pollard

No formal funeral is planned for Cleo Pollard, 90, of Vacaville.

There will be a private inurnment for Mrs. Pollard.

Born Aug. 1, 1909, in Duncan, Okla., Mrs. Pollard died Feb. 19, 2000, in Vacaville after a short illness.

She lived in Vacaville for the past five years. She worked in hotel management for 30 years in Odessa, Texas, before retiring.

She belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star in Texas.

She enjoyed reading, making puzzles and especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jolyn and Donald Bucci of Vacaville; sisters, Maxine Roy, Maudene Burgland and Nell Ward of Florida; brother, John Hickey of Michigan, grandchildren, Bill King of Virginia, Terri Baldwin of Sacramento, Lisa Thomas of Vacaville and Dona Bucci of Vacaville; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

William James Seminoff

A funeral for William James Seminoff, 76, of Vacaville, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at New Hope Christian Fellowship Church in Vacaville. The Rev. Ben Randall will officiate. Burial will be at Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery.

Born May 17, 1923, in San Francisco, Mr. Seminoff died Feb. 18, 2000, in Vacaville after a sudden illness.

He had been a longtime Vacaville resident. He loved his family and the Lord.

He was a retired federal employee, having worked for the government for 30 years.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis of Vacaville; sons and daughters-in-law Craig and Marti of Kona, Hawaii, and Bruce and Mary Jo of Vacaville; son, Donald of Fullerton; daughters and sons-in-law, Dayna and Doug Lipkin of Vacaville, and Leslie and Chip Swan of Redwood City; grandchildren, Jeremy and Tomomi of Japan, Molly and Jeremy West of Kona, Hawaii, Aaron and Emily of Vacaville, Ryan and Dayna Lipkin of Vacaville, Jennifer, Stephanie and Emerson Swan III of Redwood City.

Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at McCune Garden Chapel.

Memorial contributions can be made to the New Hope Christian Church, 730 E. Main St., Vacaville, 95688.

Dr. Howard F. Smith

A funeral for Dr. Howard F. Smith, 65, of Fairfield will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Parkway Community Church in Fairfield. Pastor John Hanson will officiate. Dr. Smith will be given full military honors at the interment at Suisun-Fairfield Cemetery.

Born Aug. 9, 1934, in Highland Park, Mich., Dr. Smith died Feb. 18, 2000, at NorthBay Medical Center.

A resident of Fairfield for 23 years, Dr. Smith served in the Air Force for 30 years before retiring as a colonel. Dr. Smith graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in mathematics. He graduated from Marquette University as a doctor of dental surgery. He did further post-graduate work at the University of Alabama and received a master's degree in prosthodontics.

Dr. Smith then worked with his father in private practice for five years before serving in the Air Force as a dentist for 30 years. He served in Vietnam, the Philippines and England. He retired in 1996. Dr. Smith was a member of numerous professional dental societies and associations.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Susanne Smith of Fairfield; daughters, Susan Smith of Sacramento, Linda Smith of Vacaville; daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Anker Christensen of Antelope; sons, Kyle Smith of Fairfield, Michael Smith of Fairfield; son and daughter-in-law, David and Jennifer Smith of Port Orchard, Wash.; sister, Evelyn Riley of East China, Mich.; and six grandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor's choice or Mission Solano, 740 Travis Blvd., Fairfield, 94533.

William Henry Bors

A funeral for William Henry Bors, 85, of Vacaville will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Vaca Hills Chapel. Burial will be at Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery.

Mr. Bors died on Feb. 21, 2000, at Winsor House Convalescent in Vacaville after a short illness.

Born on June 25, 1914, in Oakville, he moved to the area 47 years ago. He worked in maintenance for Basic Vegetable for 10 years. He was a member of the Odd Fellows and Vacaville Grange. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Mr. Bors is survived by his wife, Marjorie of Vacaville; sons, William Earl of Woodland and Thomas Dale of Vacaville; and daughter, Bonnie Jo Parmenter of Herald. He also had five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Society or to the donor's favorite charity.

Marie Frances Core

A Catholic Prayer Service for Marie Frances Core, 70, of Vacaville will be 10 a.m. Friday at Nadeau Family Funeral Home. The Rev. Benedict DeLeon will officiate. Entombment will be 1 p.m. Friday at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma. The Rev. Patrick Coyne will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Core died on Feb. 22, 2000, at VacaValley Hospital after a brief illness.

Born on April 17, 1929, in San Francisco, she lived in Vacaville for the past 20 years. She was employed for more than 15 years by Gibraltar Warehouses in San Francisco as an accountant before retiring. She was a member of the Widowed Persons Association of Vacaville, Vaca Valley Alano Club, and was a volunteer for the Fairfield Center for the Creative Arts and the Vacaville Cultural Center. She enjoyed traveling, helping her many friends, and especially her grandchildren. She will be missed by her many Vacaville friends.

Mrs. Core is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Michael Richard and Kevan Spence of Redwood City; sister, Carol Ann Cronin of Vacaville; grandchildren, Alden and Tori Spence of Redwood City; and nephews, Brenden, Michael and Stephen Cronin, all of Vacaville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the North Solano Intergroup, 413 William St., Vacaville, 95688, or to the Vaca Valley Alano Club, 415 William St., Vacaville, 95688.

Phillip Sheridan Edwards

Memorial services for Phillip Sheridan Edwards, 82, of Vacaville will be 2 p.m. Friday at Community United Methodist Church in Fairfield. The Rev. David Bunje will officiate. Inurnment will be private. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bryan-Braker Funeral Home.

Mr. Edwards died on Feb. 19, 2000, in Vacaville after a short illness.

Born on April 20, 1917, in Owen County, Indiana, he lived in Vacaville for the past 45 years. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, including service during World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars. He retired in October 1965, as a technical sergeant, having worked as an aircraft maintenance technician. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service following his Air Force career, completing 30 years of federal service. He was a lifetime member of the Air Force Sergeants Association. He was also a member of the VFW and Community United Methodist Church in Fairfield.

Mr. Edwards is survived by his wife, Mary of Vacaville; daughters, Marilee Urban and Janis of Illinois; sisters, Marian De Long of Lafayette, Ind., Mildred Walker of East Moline, Ill., and Marguerite Du Mars of Westminster. He also had one grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Community United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 1875 Fairfield Ave., Fairfield, 94533, or Heifer Project International, P.O. Box 808, Little Rock, Ark., 72203-9957, or the donor's favorite charity.

Mary Lois Korol

Memorial services for Mary Lois Korol, 38, of Vacaville will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church in Novato. Inurnment will be private.

Miss Korol died on Feb. 4, 2000, in VacaValley Hospital after a sudden illness.

Born on May 1, 1961, in San Francisco, she moved to the area 10 years ago. She worked as a deli clerk at Lucky for five years. She enjoyed showing Dobermans and was a dog lover.

Miss Korol is survived by her mother and father, Lois and Stan of Monte Rio; sons, Ryan and Tyler Korol-Ceccanti of Vacaville; and sister, Abigail Williams of Novato.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Marin Services for Women in Larkspur.

Arrangements are by Vaca Hills Chapel.

Hazel Marcelle Lawrence

Private services will be held for Hazel Marcelle Lawrence, 78, of Fairfield. Inurnment will be private.

Mrs. Lawrence died on Feb. 17, 2000, at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Vallejo after a short illness.

Born on Nov. 23, 1921, in Meeker, Colo., she lived in Fairfield for the past 55 years. She worked as a registered nurse for the state of California for 30 years before retiring. She was a graduate of Meeker High School's class of 1940 and received her nursing degree in Sonoma.

Mrs. Lawrence is survived by her daughter, Linda Garcia of Vacaville; sons, Bill Frost of Coweta, Okla., and Wes Lawrence of Monterey; grandsons, Dan Miller of Antioch, Troy Frost of Tulsa, Okla., and Jason Furbeck of Fairfield; granddaughters, Stacey Frost of Vallejo, Toni Herzog of Santa Rosa, Jill Simmons of Ventura, Brandi Seri of Pleasant Hill, Shannon Lawrence of Marina and Melissa Furbeck of Fairfield; and sister, Grace Wolfe of Fairfield.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the donor's favorite charity.

Arrangements are by Fairfield Funeral Home.

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