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Bernice Gallup
The end of an era came Sunday with the death of Bernice Gallup April 27, 2003 at the age of 95.
Funeral services will take place Friday, May 2.
Mrs. Gallup was a true "country correspondent," writing the Wilton Notebook for the Elk Grove Citizen for many years in which she chronicled the comings and goings, the "hatchings, matchings and dispatchings" of the area's residents. She was also the social editor during the days when writing weddings meant describing every flounce on the bride's petticoat. "When Bernice wrote up your wedding, you knew you were married," said one bride.
But her homespun style appealed to her readers, and Citizen publisher Roy Herburger told her not to change.
"Bernice marched to her own drummer," said Mary Lewis of the Citizen. "We instituted time cards; Bernice just wrote "8 to 5" every day on hers, even though she appeared at work about 3 or 4 p.m. and wrote until midnight."
Staff writer Keith Gebers remembers taking walks at night by the office and seeing Bernice in the corner pecking away on her typewriter with the office cat stretched across the desk.
Mrs. Gallup was born Sept. 14, 1907 in Elgin, N.D. to Chester and Pauline Lipelt. She often said her mother would have claimed they switched babies on her if she had not been born at home.
The family moved to Lodi in the 1920s and Bernice helped out with finances by packing pears in the Delta. She went to business school in Sacramento and then Munson's School for Private Secretaries in San Francisco, working for several years in that city for various companies. But she always returned each summer to pack the fruit.
And it was in the packing sheds that she met her husband Walter, an operator of heavy equipment. They were married in 1932 and for four years traveled up and down the state following his job.
But with a 2-year-old, they decided it was time to stay in one place. So they answered an ad for a place in Wilton and bought 20 acres with a three-room house and inside bathroom for $2,500, moving to Davis Road in 1936.
Mrs. Gallup had always had a penchant for writing, and one day decided to send the Sacramento Union a story on a kid goat riding on a cow's back. The paper liked it, and she began a career as a country correspondent which lasted for 25 years. In the 1950s she began writing for the Citizen, in fact, when the Herburgers purchased the business in 1959, they were informed that "Bernice goes with the place."
A proud moment came in her life when she received her high school diploma June 17, 1960 for which she had worked at various times for 33 years.
Mrs. Gallup was also active in the community, working on Christmas baskets for the needy, the Alta Mesa Fair, the Western Festival, teaching Sunday school at St. Peter's Lutheran Church where she was a member as well as the Penwomen of America and the Wilton Thursday Club.
In 1974 Elk Grove named her as its Citizen of the Year.
Upon her retirement in 1986, Elizabeth Pinkerton wrote in "History Happened Here" that "What Herb Caen has been to San Francisco, Bernice Gallup has been to Wilton."
Mrs. Gallup was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Walter, her son Aaron and her brothers, Randolph, Werner and Erwin Lipelt.
She is survived by her son Wayne; her grandchildren Jonathan Gallup and Maieve Gallup both of Texas, and Caitlin Paulus of Arizona; and her great-grandchildren Darien and Aeden Gallup, Patrick and Stephen Johnson and Eric Paulus.
She was the sister of Ariel Mettler and Elaine Michels both of Lodi.
Services will begin at 1 p.m. Friday, May 2 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 8701 Elk Grove-Florin Road. Visitation is today from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Elk Grove Funeral Chapel, 9101 Elk Grove Blvd. Interment is private.

John Ring
Funeral services will take place at 9:30 a.m. today for John Raymond Ring, a lifelong resident of this area, who died April 24, 2003 following a short illness.
Mr. Ring was born Aug. 16, 1928 and grew up in Elk Grove where he attended the local schools including Elk Grove High School. He retired from a career as a glazier and pursued his hobbies of gardening, fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed hiking while looking for historic western artifacts to add to his collection.
He was preceded in death by brothers William, Tom and Jerry and sisters Margaret, Betty, Pat and Donna.
Mr. Ring is survived by his wife Elaine of Sacramento; children Michael Ring of Bellingham, Wash. and Barbara Christianson of Carmichael; grandsons John Puente, Mark and Justin Christianson; and great-grandchildren Chase and Roseshell Christianson.
He was the brother of Jim Ring Sr. of Wilton, Robert Ring of Florin and Larry Ring of Sacramento. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Services will be in Elk Grove Funeral Chapel, 9101 Elk Grove Blvd. followed by interment in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1765 Challenge Way, Ste. 115, Sacramento, CA 95815.

Corene Applegate
Corene M. Applegate died April 26, 2003 in Elk Grove at the age of 89.
She was born Jan. 30, 1914 in Weston, Texas and married Lawrence H. Applegate Dec. 24, 1932 in Ellensburg, Wash. The family moved to Willits in 1958 where she worked with her husband on the Wagon Wheel Ranch. They were active in the Willits Grange and Senior and Junior Horsemen's Association for many years.
In 1974 they moved to Chadwick, Mo. for seven years before returning to California and a ranch south of Laytonville. In 1996 they purchased a home near their son in Eufaula, Okla. and for the past seven years have divided their time between family in California and Oklahoma.
Mrs. Applegate was an avid knitter and spent many hours creating items for family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandsons Michael and Andy Boughton.
Mrs. Applegate is survived by her husband of 70 years, Lawrence; her children Jean Graham and husband Vern, Wanda Moak and husband Bud and Larry Applegate and wife Gale; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was the sister of Marie Prather.
Services take place today at 11 a.m. at the Episcopal Church in Willits. Remembrances may be made to UC Davis Regents Hospice Memorial Fund, UC Davis Regents, UCD Home Care Services, Hospice Program, 3630 Business Drive, Sacramento, CA 95820.
Arrangements are by Anker-Lucier Mortuary, Willits.

Amanda Krause
Amanda I. Krause, a resident of Sacramento for more than 60 years, died Aug. 23, 2003, at the age of 91.
Mrs. Krause was born April 4, 1912, in Hope, Kan.
Her mother died when Mrs. Krause was 14, so she quit school to help raise her siblings.
She and George Krause were married in 1930, and lived on the family farm before moving to Sacramento. He died in 1960, and she went to work at Sutter Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Krause enjoyed a number of crafts, including sewing, crocheting and cake decorating, and her family looked forward to receiving personal embroidered dish towels and covered clothes hangers. Another hobby was playing bingo at the senior centers.
Her family said she was always ready to go whenever invited, sometimes making commitments for the same day and time.
Mrs. Krause is survived by her children, Demaris Astleford and husband Everett of Roseville, Shirley Clark and husband Wayne of Elk Grove and Jim Krause and wife Sharon of Sacramento; and grandchildren, Stacy, Brad, Brian, Curtis, Brenda, Jim Jr., Christi and Jeff.
She was the sister of Clarence Stroth of Sacramento, and the great-grandmother of Ryan, Craig, Scott, Amanda, Kaitlyn, Chris, Casey, Justin, Cassidy, Eric, Hayden and Dylan.
Services were held Tuesday evening in Elk Grove Funeral Chapel. Private interment was in Sacramento Memorial Lawn.
Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1765 Challenge Way, Suite 115, Sacramento, CA 95815-5000.

Luther Moore
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 for Luther J. (Clem) Moore, a longtime resident of Elk Grove, who died Aug. 25, 2003, at the age of 78.
Mr. Moore was a native of Arkansas who came to Elk Grove 50 years ago and farmed on Poppy Ridge Road. He was a member of the Simmental Association, a cattle organization.
He was also a member of the Elk Grove Lions Club, the Community Drive-In Church, the Helter-Skelters (a group of singers) and served on the Elk Grove Community Planning Advisory Council which disbanded when Elk Grove incorporated.
In retirement, Mr. Moore enjoyed the Senior Center of Elk Grove.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn.
Mr. Moore is survived by his daughter, Judith Reich and husband Roger; his son, Thomas Moore and wife Judith; and his grandchildren, Jami Reich and fiancé Tim Lancaster, Holli Reich and Sarah Moore. All are from Elk Grove.
He was the brother of Ronald Moore of San Diego.
Visitation is today (Friday) from noon to 8 p.m. in Elk Grove Funeral Chapel, 9101 Elk Grove Blvd. Saturday's services begin at 10 a.m., also in Elk Grove Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in South East Lawn Memorial Park, Elk Grove.
Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1765 Challenge Way, Suite 115, Sacramento, CA 95815-5000.

Edwin Maughan
Funeral services will take place today (Wednesday) for Edwin Bryant Maughan of Wilton, who died Nov. 15, 2003 at the age of 86.
Mr. Maughan was a native of Idaho and is survived by his wife, Eleanor Maughan; his children, Marelene Silver, Paul Maughan, Grant Maughan, Ranice Almendariz and Beverly Carpenter; 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
Visitation begins at 9 a.m. in the Relief Society Room, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 8697 Elk Grove Blvd. Services are at 10 a.m. and interment is at 2 p.m. in Sterling City Cemetery, Sterling City.
Arrangements are by Elk Grove Funeral Chapel.

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