RICHARD DAVID BREMER
Richard David Bremer, 49, died suddenly Thursday July 15, 2004 while visiting with family in Reno.
He was born on July 5, 1955 to Walter and Elsie Bremer in Gilroy, Calif. He was raised and educated in the south bay area. He is a 1972 graduate of Live Oak High School located in Morgan Hill. He moved from Morgan Hill to Westwood, in 1977 where he was employed by the Lassen County Road Department along with the construction industry.
He loved spending time in the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He will be remembered by family and friends as a good-hearted man.
He is survived by his wife Mary whom he married May 29, 1976 in San Jose; son Richard Jr. of Westwood; daughters, Suzanne Bremer, Diane Bremer, JoAnne Bremer all of Westwood, Lizanne Bremer-Wootton of Nampa, Idaho; brother Ed Bremer of San Jose; sisters, Darlene Vaga of San Jose, Gwen Barny of Aptos, Calif, and six grandchildren.
Following cremation at Fehrman Crematory located in Quincy, a celebration of life will take place at a later date. An opportunity to express your condolences along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at fehrmanmortuary.com.
Estene Stamback, 62, died on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 in Lubbock, Texas.
She was born on July 30, 1941 in Indo, Calif. to the Vernon and Ruby Estelle (Williams) Plaster. She married Mel Stamback on Sept. 15, 1956 in San Jancito. She moved to Graham, Texas in 1992 with her husband to pastor the Abundant Life Center Church in Graham. She was a member of Impact Ministries and the Abundant Life Center.
She is survived by her husband, Mel Stamback of Graham; daughters, Lovelle Goretskie and her husband George, Renee Hargrove and her husband Charles of Lubbock, Dana Kay Tinney and her husband Ray of Hartshorne, Okla. and Janelle Simons of Graham; sister, Sandra Van DerLinden of Hemet, Calif.; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Estene Stamback Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 314, Graham, Texas, 76450.
AVA RYAN ROBINETTE
Ava Ryan Robinette, 3 days old, died on Tuesday, July 20, 2004 in San Francisco.
She was born July 17, 2004 at Feather River Hospital, Paradise, Calif. to
Nicholas Ryan Robinette and Mandi Marie Hall. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces.
Robinette had an extremely rare medical disorder and was surrounded by her family when she died.
A memorial service was held at graveside in Paradise with only her family present.
She is also survived by her grandparents George and Linda Robinette of Susanville and Bob and Mary Hall of Hanford, Calif.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to help the family offset medical and burial expenses.
A savings account in the family's name has been set up at Plumas Bank.
DAVID AMERICO SOLARI
David Americo Solari, 72, died on July 19, 2004 at Stanford Hospital from complications of Alzheimer's.
He was born in Modesto on Jan. 30, 1932 to Peter and Erminia Solaria. He was raised on his folks' dairy farm and went to school in Hughson. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the U.S.S. Boxer.
He lived in Standish from 1964-1986. He was a truck driver and heavy-equipment operator.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; son, David and his wife Gina; sisters Rita Martella of Modesto and Bruna Martella of Hughson, plus many loving nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 31 at Janesville Cemetery.
THOMAS EDWARD MCINTOSH, 50
Thomas Edward McIntosh. 50, died Thursday morning July 1, 2004 at Seneca District Hospital from complications related to heart failure. He was born to Paul and Ruth McIntosh on Nov. 4, 1953 in Stockton, Calif. He was raised in Sacramento where he graduated from American Legion High School as a member of the class of 1971. He had been employed in the construction industry for 20 years as a carpenter. He moved to Chester 12 years ago. He was an avid train enthusiast and Harley Davidson motorcycle aficionado. He gained great pleasure in spending time with his children especially attending his son's Little League games. He was baptized in the Roman Catholic faith and occasionally attended Christ the King Catholic Church in Chester. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by brother Michael. He is survived by his wife and former high school sweetheart Susan of Chester; son Shane of Sacramento, daughter Cory Bell of Sacramento; brothers Larry of Brettleboro, Vt., Patrick, John and Richard all of Sacramento, along with sister Irene Ellis of Sacramento. Following cremation at Fehrman Crematory located in Quincy, a celebration of life will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, at the Sierra Meadows Club House located in Chester. Inurnment will take place in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery
located in Sacramento at a later date. An opportunity to express your condolences along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at fehrmanmortuary.com. The family suggests any donations in Tom's memory be made to Sierra Hospice c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory P.O. Box 803 Greenville, CA 95947.
Rick Kampf, 51, died July 19, after a short illness at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, Wash., on July 19. He was born in Van Wert, OH, on June 26, 1953. After moving to California in the 1950s, he graduated from Lassen High School. After graduation he moved to Redding, Calif., where he was employed in the wood products industry. He then moved to Olympia, Wash., where he became involved in the construction industry, eventually moving to Bellingham where he was self employed as a sheet rock contractor. He was an outdoor enthusiast enjoying camping and fishing. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kampf of Sudden Valley; one sister, Susan Coffi of Westwood; and one brother, Jeff Kampf of Toledo, Oregon.
LESTER D. HESS
Lester David Hess, 69, died on Sunday, Aug. 15 from a two-year-bout with kidney cancer. He was born in Trinity County on March 19, 1935. Hess joined the Air Force straight out of High School and served for four years. After the Air Force, Hess worked at offshore oil drilling out of Santa Barbara, then for the federal government at China Lake. Hess then entered into private business with two Texaco stations in Long Beach followed by ranching in Bieber, before coming to the Susanville area in the 1970s. Hess is survived by wife, Joan, son James "Jim" Lee Hess; daughters Laura Lynn Byers and Karen Dee Wagner; son Capt. John David Hess USAF; stepsons William "Bill" Sweeney and David Scott Sweeney; stepdaughter Jaime Smedes; sister Marleen Smith; brother Roger Watson; numerous nieces and nephews; and 12 grandchildren. Memorial services for Hess were held at the Colonial Mortuary Chapel on Saturday, Aug. 28. Burial was held at the Patton section of the Hayfork Cemetery
(Trinity County) on Sunday, Aug. 29. The family requests those who would like to pay tribute to Lester to plant a tree in his memory.
NORA E. SHAW
Nora E. Shaw, 85, died at Banner Lassen Medical Center on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at the age of 85. She was born in Candor, N. Y. on May 31, 1919 and was a Lassen County resident for the past 26 years, coming from San Luis Obispo, Calif. Nora was a member of the Eagle's Club and served as its president for several years. She liked to crochet, picnics and the county fairs. She would like to serve lunch to the senior citizens, but her greatest comfort came from being with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Henry; son Robert Cronk, daughter Elaine Baker and grand daughter Jessica Dunham. Nora is survived by two sons, seven daughters, numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. There will be a graveside service for Nora at 11 a.m., Aug. 28 at Diamond Crest Cemetery. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Scleroderma Foundation 12 Kent Way, Suite 101, Byfield, Mass. 01922-1221.