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Date: Thursday, 24 July 2014, at 1:36 p.m.

Robin Freeman-Mayes, Construction maintenance

Robin Lee Freeman-Mayes, 36, of Visalia died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2001.
She was born in Tulare on June 22, 1964. She was a self-employed construction-maintenance person.

She was preceded in death by her beloved grandpa, Bill Freeman.

Survivors include Jim Mayes of Visalia; a son, Kevin James Mayes of Visalia; a daughter, Kaila Leighann Mayes of Visalia; a stepson, James Lee Mayes of Visalia; her mother, Betty Freeman of Tulare; her father, Billy Freeman of Tulare; her grandmother, Shorty Freeman of Tulare; three brothers, Billy Freeman II of Tulare, Paul Freeman of Tulare and Nicholas Freeman of Tulare; and two sisters, Sharon Rippee of Kansas and Tina Rodriguez of Fresno.

She was known as "Aunt Robin" to many nieces and nephews, and she was very close to her cousin Melanie Mendes of Tulare.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Miller's Tulare Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Tulare District Cemetery.

Hazel Ayers, Homemaker

FARMERSVILLE -- Hazel Marie Ayers, 68, of Farmersville died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2001. She was a homemaker.
Visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Thursday at Evans-Miller Exeter Chapel.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Exeter District Cemetery.

Ester Victoria Breshears

Ester Victoria Breshears, 80, of Visalia died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001.

Bobby Dann II

ATKINS, Ark. -- Bobby Dann II, 17, of Atkins, Ark., formerly of Visalia, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001.

He was a student at Atkins High School.

James L. Dann

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. -- James L. Dann, 16, of Russellville, Ark., and formerly of Visalia died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001. He was a student at Russellville High School.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at Lemley Funeral Service, Atkins, Ark. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at Atkins First Assembly of God Church. Burial will be at Atkins Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the James Dann Memorial Fund, c/o Lemley Funeral Service, 1401 N. Church, Atkins, AR 72823.

M. Jean Eitzen

M. Jean Eitzen, 66, of Visalia went to her eternal reward on Friday, Jan. 12, 2001.

Margaret A. Haley

TULARE -- Margaret A. Haley, 99, of Tulare died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2001.

She was a homemaker.

Jose Martinez

Farm labor

Ausencia Martinez

EXETER -- Jose Martinez, 81, of Exeter died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001.

He was in farm labor.

Ausencia Martinez, 76, of Exeter died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001.

She was a homemaker.

Salvador Romero

Salvador Gomez Romero, 31, of Visalia died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001.

Alice Turman

TULARE -- Alice Elishabeth Turman, 79, of Tulare died Friday, Jan. 12, 2001.

She was a homemaker.

Ruby Mae Cook

Ruby Mae Cook, 69, of Visalia died Friday, Jan. 19, 2001.

She was a homemaker.

Marian Crandell

KINGSBURG -- Marian Crandell, 78, of Kingsburg died Friday, Jan. 19, 2001.

She was a homemaker.

James L. Dann

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. -- James L. Dann, 16, of Russellville, Ark., and formerly of Visalia died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001.

He was a student at Russellville High School.

James Carl Gibson

FARMERSVILLE -- James Gibson, 48, of Farmersville passed away on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2001.

James was born on May 11, 1952, to Jessie Ray and Lois Gibson.

Lloyd Richard Gist

Longtime Visalia resident Lloyd Richard Gist passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001 at the age of 94.

He was born Jan. 1, 1907 in Redlands.

Rosita Castillo Mesa Guerra

TULARE -- Rosita Mesa (Castillo) Guerra, 49, of Tulare died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2001.

She was a homemaker.

Guadalupe Perez

FARMERSVILLE -- Guadalupe Perez, 85, of Farmersville died of health problems on Friday, Jan. 19, 2001 at Kaweah Delta District Hospital.

George O. Rumelhart

Banker/tennis player

George Rumelhart, 74, passed away on Jan. 18, 2001, in Visalia. He was born to Dr. Guy and Monna Rumelhart on March 6, 1926, in Fullerton, Neb., and moved with his family in 1928 to Omaha, where he was raised and educated. He graduated from Omaha North High School in June 1944, and entered the U.S. Navy six days later. He was assigned to the USS Rockingham, a troop transport, and served 18 months in the South Pacific during World War II. Mr. Rumelhart was discharged as a seaman first vlass in St. Louis in May 1946 and returned to Omaha, where he entered business college. During his life, Mr. Rumelhart enjoyed playing tennis primarily but also enjoyed bowling, basketball, softball and golf.
Mr. Rumelhart married the former Phyllis Mosier of Fremont, Neb., on June 29, 1947, at the Trinity Methodist Church in Omaha. They first met at church youth camp in Columbus, Neb.

They moved in 1954 to Fresno, where he worked in the payroll/insurance office of North American Aviation until it closed in 1958. He also attended Fresno State College. He worked for Security Pacific National Bank from 1958 to 1988, starting at the Fresno main branch and then working his way up through various positions, including bank manager at different locations including Porterville, Lindsay, Exeter and Visalia branches.

Organizations with which he was involved include the Porterville-Lindsay F&AM Masonic Lodge 303, Kiwanis, Rotary, Boy Scouts of America (treasurer for Mt. Whitney Council of Boy Scouts), president of Lindsay Chamber of Commerce, member of Exeter Memorial District Board, Lindsay Racquet Club and Visalia Racquet Club. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and was active in the church choir. He loved to sing, play piano and guitar and enjoyed singing harmony with barbershop choruses.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Phyllis; his two sons, Dave Rumelhart of Visalia and Jim Rumelhart of Cincinnati, Ohio; his daughter, Karole Andrada of Visalia; and his sister Helen Warren of Raytown, Miss. He is also survived by three grandsons, four granddaughters and many nephews and nieces.

He was so loved and will be eternally missed by family members and friends.

Visitation will be 2-7 p.m. today at Miller Memorial Chapel, Visalia.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Visalia United Methodist Church, 5200 W. Caldwell Ave.

Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Fresno Memorial Gardens, Whitebridge Avenue at Cornelia Street, Fresno.

Arrangements are by Miller Memorial Chapel.

Memorials may be made to the Visalia Community Tennis Association, c/o Youth Tennis Scholarships, 3738 S. Mooney Blvd., Suite 254, Visalia, CA 93277 or to the Visalia United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Bret Clay Staples

Bret Clay Staples was a resident of Don Pedro for 7 years.

He was born in Ogallala, Neb., on Jan. 5, 1960. He was 41.

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