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GASTMAN, KATHRYN MAE (KING) Beloved mother, Kathryn Mae (King) Gastman, passed away at the home of her daughter in Sumner, Washington, on October 25, 2001. Born in Auburn, CA, on March 6, 1919, Kay was a long time resident of Roseville, the descendent of a pioneer family. Kay was a 1936 graduate of Roseville High School and went on to earn her degree from the College of the Pacific in Stockton. The mother of Lindy Pellegrini of Sumner, WA, and Lewis Wentworth of Tustin, CA. Kay was acknowledged as an accomplished artist, working in a wide variety of media. A memorial service in Kay's honor will be held on Saturday, November 17, at 10:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church of Roseville, 515 Sunrise Avenue.

HARRAH, ROBERT THOMAS Bob was born February 19, 1923 in Caldwell, Idaho and passed away November 9, 2001 in Sacramento, CA. He was a Veteran of WWII serving in the Army in the Philippines and Japan from 1944-1948. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Elizabeth (Betty); dear stepdaughter Judith (Vern) Steinbach; grandchildren Janet (John) Pancucci, Thomas (Julie) Steinbach, Susan (Sean) Slattery, Patricia (Stephen) Avery; 11 great grandchildren; brother James N. (Elizabeth) Harrah of Cupertino; nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 4PM, Friday, November 16, 2001, at the United Methodist Church of Rancho Cordova, where Bob was a member for 27 years. In lieu of flowers, donations to the church or favorite charity would be appreciated. Arrangements by RUSS MONROE'S VILLAGE CHAPEL.

HEIDTMAN, WALTER KARL In Folsom, CA, November 12, 2001. Beloved husband of Carolina C. Heidtman (Hoffart) of 48 yrs. Loving father of Alan A. Heidtman of Sacramento and Cathryn A. Heidtman-Koefod (Kirk) of Moscow, Idaho. Devoted brother of Velma Holmes and the late Dorothy Lee. Loving grandfather of Mica Koefod and Ryan and Natalie Heidtman and the late Scott Koefod. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A native of Gardnerville, NV, age 82 years. Friends are welcome for visitation Friday, November 16, 2001, at 12Noon - 7PM at the NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER FUNERAL, 5401 Folsom Blvd. and are invited to attend the Rosary and Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, November 17, 2001, at 11:30AM at St. Joseph's Chapel in St. Mary's Cemetery, 6700 21st Ave. Interment to follow.

HELGESON, Orville Edward In Sacramento, November 8 in his home, passed peacefully into the Kingdom of Heaven. Born October 22, 1918 in Powers Lake, North Dakota, Orv was the third youngest of seven children born to a Norwegian Homestead farmer, then banker. He followed in his father's footsteps and became a banker also. He served in the U. S. Army in Italy in WW II. He married Zelda on December 21, 1941. After his military service he joined his wife in California in 1943. He worked for the Bank of America from 1946 to 1980, as Vice President and Branch Manager. Upon retirement, he continued to enjoy lasting relationships with family and friends. He also enjoyed golf, snowmobiling, baseball, and life in Sacramento. He was preceded in death by his wife after 58 years of marriage. Orville is survived by one son, Douglas. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 16, 2001 at 3:00 p.m. at Lombard & Company Funeral Directors, 1550 Fulton Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825 (916) 483-3297, one block South of Arden Way. If desired, memorial donations may be made to Greenhaven Lutheran Church or charity of choice in his name. He will be sadly missed but we rejoice in having shared in his life.

KELSO, GENE L. Died 11-10-01. Survived by wife, Mary Jane; son, Troy; daughter, Susan. Service Friday, 11-16-01, 2 p.m., 6540 Sylvan Rd, Citrus Heights.

KOGER, RONNY STEWART Passed away unexpectedly Nov. 11, 2001. Born in Canal Zone, Panama, age 48 years. Ronny retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of service. He was currently Employed with the State of CA. He lived in Folsom the last nine years. Wife of Sheri Koger. Father of Brian Koger. Brother of Rudy Koger and Linda Brown. Brother-in-law of Bob & Lori Grady. Friends are invited for Visitation Thur. Nov. 15, 2001 from 5 to 8 p.m. at MILLER FUNERAL HOME, 507 Scott St. Folsom, CA 95630, and Graveside Services with Military Honors Friday Nov. 16, 2001 at 11 a.m. at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery at 32053 West McCabe Road in Gustine, CA. and Memorial Services Fri. Nov. 16, 2001 at 4 p.m. at MILLER FUNERAL HOME in Folsom.

LONG, DORSIE VERA Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, Aunt, Cousin, Trusted Friend and Devoted Christian, answered the call of the Master on November 9, 2001 here in Sacramento, CA. A native of Starsville, GA, aged 91 years. Dorsie was the loving wife of the late Fletcher Long, devoted mother of Anita Young, Sacramento, Barbara Whittaker, Citrus Heights, Winifred "Wini"Madison-Ingram (Earl), Oakland, Marsha King Williams (Mack), Sacramento, Paula Long and Barbara Hammock, both of Sacramento, the late Betty Jean Boyd, Patricia King and James Times; grandmother of twenty-eight, great-grandmother of fifty and great-great grandmother of twenty. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and special daughters and sons who shared her love of family. Friends are welcome to her visitation on Thursday, November 15, 2001, from 4PM until Wake Services at 7PM, both at SACRAMENTO GARDEN CHAPEL, 6100 Stockton Blvd. and are welcome to attend her Homegoing Celebration on Friday, November 16, 2001, 11AM at GENESIS BAPTIST CHURCH, 2801 Meadowview Rd. Interment: Camellia Memorial Lawn. Contributions may be made in her honor to AACO, Hanna Boys Center, Ms. Barbara's ABC Learning Center and The Algebra Project. Arrangements entrusted to the care of SACRAMENTO MEMORIAL LAWN.

MacDONALD, LYNNE (HOCHHALTER) Was born on October 25, 1956. She passed away due to complications following surgery in Sacramento, California on November 10, 2001. She is survived and cherished by her loving husband of 22 years, Scott MacDonald; and her children, Adam (18), Amber (16), Alan (14), Alyssa (I1). She is also survived by her mother, Darleen (and Elmer) Hoover, Bismarck, North Dakota; father, Milton (and Darlene) Hochhalter, Baker, Montana; brother Bryan (and Holly) Hochhalter of Calgary, Alberta; brother Greg (and Corrine) Hochhalter of Kelowna, British Columbia; along with many in-laws, aunts and uncles, cousins, and friends. Lynne was preceded in death by a brother Ross, in 1965. Lynne was born in Fargo, North Dakota and raised in Bismarck. She pursued post-secondary education at North American Baptist College, Edmonton, Alberta, and completed a Bachelors Degree from the University of Sioux Falls in 1979. Lynne will be remembered most for her unwavering dedication and love for her family, especially her children. She was committed to using her gifts and talents for Christian ministry, specifically in her area of passion, which was music. She was a vocalist and keyboard player in the Contemporary Christian Band "Straight Street," and was a member of First Baptist Church, Elk Grove, California. Friends may call for visitation today, 9:00 A.M. til 8:00 P.M. in ELK GROVE FUNERAL CHAPEL, 9101 Elk Grove Blvd. and are welcome to attend funeral services Thursday, November 15 at 1:00 P.M. in FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF ELK GROVE, 8939 E. Stockton Blvd. in Elk Grove.

MADOLORA, CLARENCE "MARIO" Passed away on November 6, 2001 at the age of 48. He was born in Honolulu, HI, but had lived in Sacramento for the last 27 years. He was survived by his wife of 11 years, Nancy. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, November 16, 2001, at 2:00 pm at the Signal Heights Baptist Church, 7440 Fruitridge Rd., Sacramento.

MASON, ARNOLD E. Aged 77 years. After a two-year illness passed away in Carmichael, CA on November 10, 2001. Born Jan. 12, 1924, he was the son of William (dec'd) and Tressie (Creviston) Mason (dec'd) of Markle, Indiana. Mr. Mason is survived by his wife Lois; his sons, Lynn Mason and wife Susan of Sacramento, CA and Larry Mason and wife Denise of Nevada City, CA; grandchildren, Holly Marsh and husband Tyler, Amy, Brooke and Drew Mason; brothers, Kyle and Paul Mason of Indiana and Oliver Mason of Kentucky. Mr. Mason was a Veteran of WWII. Friends are welcome for visitation Thursday, Nov. 15, 2001, from 5PM to 7PM and for funeral services Friday, Nov. 16, 2001, at 1PM at LIND BROTHERS MORTUARY CARMICHAEL OAKS CHAPEL, 4221 Manzanita Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608, 916-482-8080. Interment to follow at Fair Oaks Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Aid Society of Northern California, P.O. Box 1824, Sac., CA 95812.

McCORMACK, RUTH MARY (CASEY PHILLIPS) In Sacramento, November 10, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Albert Dana Phillips Jr., MD, and T.B. (Bulen) McCormack; loving mother of Albert Dana Phillips III, Mary Kathryn Healy, and the late Elizabeth Rulison (Hanson) Nyland of Walnut Grove; sister of Kathryn Alice Peterson and sister-in-law of Jack Peterson; predeceased by her brother, John S. Casey Jr, and sister Mrs. Jack (Ellen) Mier; also survived by 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A 3rd generation Sacramentan, aged 94 years. Friends are welcome for visitation at W. F. GORMLEY & SONS CHAPEL, 2015 Capitol Avenue, Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and are invited to a recitation of the rosary at St. Francis Church, 1066 26th Street, Thursday at 10:15am followed immediately by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorials may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 1765 Challenge Way, Sacto., Ca., 95815.

MERWIN, WILLIAM "BILL" HENRY Passed away on October 31, 2001 at home in Clarksburg. He was 76. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna; three children: Susan Oates of Woodland, Alison Merwin Eyster of Roseville, and John Merwin of Clarksburg. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Zach Oates, Drew Eyster, Todd Eyster, Lauren Eyster, Daniel Merwin, Sara Merwin, Emma Merwin; and a sister, Lois Hunn. Bill was born September 10, 1925. A life-long resident of Clarksburg, he graduated from Clarksburg High School. After serving as an infantryman in the US Army in both the WW II European and Pacific theaters, Bill spent two years at UC Davis. He was an avid pilot and founding member of the Cal Aggie Flying Club at UCD known as the "Flying Farmers". He finished the final two years of his Bachelor's degree in Business and Agricultural Economics at UC Berkeley. Bill returned to Clarksburg to farm with his father and brother-in-law as Hunn & Merwin & Merwin, Inc. He farmed until 1990 when he retired to travel and fly. Bill served his community well as a very active participant with the Clarksburg Community Church, West Sacramento Rotary, Yolo County Farm Bureau, Boy Scouts, Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapters 25 and 52 supporting the Young Eagles flying program which acquaints young people with the joy of flying. He served on many local, county, and state committees promoting agriculture throughout his life. Bill was generous, kind, and had a great sense of humor. He shared his passion for flying with everyone he could. He was a loving husband, devoted father, and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Fridays are invited to a memorial service Thursday, November 15, 2001 at 11:00 at Clarksburg Community Church, Netherlands Road, Clarksburg. Remembrances can be made to the Clarksburg Community Church, Yolo County Hospice, or EAA Youth Scholarship Program of Oshkosh, WI. Arrangements by HARRY A. NAUMAN & SON, 4041 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento, CA. Private Interment will be at East Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento.

MOORE, JOSEPHINE Went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 10, 2001, in Sacramento, CA. Age 87 years, a native of Parkdale, Arkansas. Member of St. Paul Baptist Church for forty years and was instrumental in organizing the writing and distribution of the Mother's Board Prayer Book. Preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Moore (May, 2001). Survived by her children, Mary Jackson, Herbert Moore, Jr., Robert Moore, Beatrice Bell, Eddie Moore, Geraldine Arnold, Joyce Teamer, Charles Moore and Carolyn Mahone. The family invites you to her viewing on TODAY from 1-6PM in THOMPSON'S ROSE CHAPEL, 3601 5th Avenue and to her funeral service on Thursday, November 15, 2001, 1PM at St. Paul Baptist Church, 3996 14th Avenue. Interment: Camellia Memorial Lawn, 10221 Jackson Road.

NEVES, OLIVIA (OLIVE) Born December 12, 1912, died in Sacramento, November 12, 2001. Beloved wife of the late Walter Neves, Sr. Dear mother of Walter Jr., Marlene Pinola, Oliver Neves, Robert Neves and JoAnn Santos. Grandmother to Kenneth Neves, John Neves, Gary Pinola, Joe Neves, Gayle Turpin, Rick Neves, Lynne Mitchell, Joan Neves, Steven Neves, Lori Gauagher, Brian Santos, Ronald Neves and Annette Santos. Great-grandmother of 28. She is also survived by many sisters and brothers-in-law, nephews and nieces. Friends are invited to call Wednesday, noon until 8 p.m. and are invited to attend a Rosary Service, Wednesday, November, 14, 2001, 7 p m. at South East Lawn Mortuary, 9189 East Stockton Blvd, Elk Grove, CA. Graveside services will be conducted Thursday, November 15, 2001, 10 a.m. at South East Lawn Memorial Park. Following the Graveside services, there will be a reception at The South Sacramento Moose Lodge, #255, 8156 Florin Road, at 1 p.m.

NEWTON, RICHARD L. Born January 8, 1934 to Milton Henry and Edna Lois (Fortenberry) Newton in Norman Park, GA. He passed away peacefully at home on November 8, 2001 in Rocklin, CA after a long battle with cancer. Retired in 1980 at Beale AFB after 28 years of active military service. He then went on to work for Lockheed Aircraft Service Company for four years living in Saudi Arabia. Upon returning to the United States in 1984 he became an Air Force Civil Service Employee at Beale AFB, transferred to England and finally McClellan AFB before retiring due to cancer in 1994. Survived by his loving family Dorothy Lee (Hortman) Newton, wife of 48 years; two sons Richard D. Newton and wife Jill of Jacksonville, FL; Jerry L. Newton and wife Laurie of Oak Harbor, WA; daughter Kim Harges and husband Rick of Meadow Vista, CA; Akie Newton of Oak Harbor, WA; Grandchildren Tami and Tina Newton; Jennifer, Jessica and Kellie Newton; Casey and Corey Harges. Also survived by his loving brother Milton Newton of Norman Park, GA; two sisters Lillian Ledford of Moultrie, GA and Roma Eichhorn of Stuart, FL. The Newton family would like to thank the Doctors and Nurses (8th floor) of the UCD Medical Center; Cathy Shorr, RN, and staff with the Sutter VNA & Hospice. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service to be held at 2PM Friday, November 16, 2001, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1279 High Street, Auburn, CA (530) 885-4515. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Richard's name to either of the following; UC Davis Medical Center, Cancer Center Research, 3rd Floor Cypress Bldg, 2315 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817, Attn: Dr. James E. Goodnight or Sutter Hospice/Roseville, One Medical Plaza, Roseville, CA 95661-9962. Chapel of the Hills is in charge of the arrangements.

JOSEPH JR. Joseph Niedzwiedz, born on September 11, 1935, passed away gently at home in Sacramento, California on November 6, 2001, surrounded by his loving family. He is survived and cherished by his beloved wife of 42 years, Judith Trowe Niedzwiedz. He also leaves and is loved by his son John Niedzwiedz, daughter Alicia Davis, son-in-law Aaron Davis, Sr., grandsons Carl and Adam Niedzwiedz and Aaron Davis Jr., and granddaughter Anna Davis, all of Sacramento. He is survived and cherished by his loving mother Veronica Niedzwiedz, brother Charles Niedzwiedz and sister-in-law Saundra, nephews Donn Niedzwiedz (April and Cody) all of Westminster, South Carolina, and Chris Niedzwiedz (Brenda) of Florida. His father Joseph Niedzwiedz Sr. preceded him in death. Mr. Niedzwiedz was born and raised in Fairfield, Connecticut, educated in Fairfield County schools and entered the U.S. Air Force in 1953. He served with Air Rescue in Labrador and the Strategic Air Command at Travis and Mather Air Force Bases. He left the Air Force in 1961 and owned and operated two Joe's Chevron Stations in Sacramento for 28 more years. After retiring he worked as a diesel engine mechanic at the Sacramento Lumber Jack Distribution Center, retiring only after a long battle with lung and tongue cancers. Mr. Niedzwiedz was an avid golfer, mariner and fisherman, spending many hours on the links and waterways around California and beyond. He was a member and past president of the Sacramento Lions Club and a member and past Commander of the Twelfth District U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. He had an extensive collection of polkas and other Polish music which he loved to share with family and friends. He has been cared for at home by his wife for the last ten years and spent his last days in the loving embrace of his family. The family wishes to thank the staff of Kaiser Hospice Program for the care and support which provided comfort, love and dignity to Mr. Niedzwiedz & his family in his final days. A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church, Florin Road and Gardner Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95828. Inurnment will be private and there will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice or the Kaiser Permanente Hospice Program, 2025 Morse Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825. Arrangements by East Lawn Mortuary at Sierra Hills Memorial Park.

POWELL, CHARLES In Sacramento on November 11, 2001. He is survived by his children Linda Bonnet and Jeff Powell; Grandchildren Sheri Bonnet and Sean Bonnet; Great-granddaughter April Butler; and a sister MaryJane Lillard. He was a lifelong resident of Sacramento and a Veteran of WWII. He was 83 years of age. Services are private. Remembrances may be made to the Heart Association or to the Mercy Hospital Guild.

RAASCH, EVERETT CARLYSLE In this city, November 2, 2001, age 82 years. Born in Spalding, MI, April 5, 1919. Beloved husband of Karen Raasch of 35 years. Loving father of Jerry Raasch (Rollien) of Modesto, Edith Ann Pixley (Michael) of Oakdale, James Raasch (Karen) of Tracy and Irene Cummings (Eric) of Lucerne, CA. Mr. Raasch was a Veteran of WWII U.S. Navy, member of the VFW 8151 Dixon, CA, California Association of Realtors, California Federation for Animal Legislation, Clean Air Collation, AARP and Congress of California Seniors. Friends are welcome to attend a Memorial Service Monday, November 19, 2001, at 1:30 pm at the NICOLETTI, CULJIS & HERBERGER FUNERAL HOME, 5401 Folsom Blvd. Cremation private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the donors favorite animal protection organization.

RIGHELLO, SILVIO G. At rest at home in Fair Oaks, CA, November 10, 2001. Beloved husband of 55 years of Helen L. Righello of Fair Oaks. Loving father of JoAnn M. Frazier of Beaverton, Oregon, Janet B. Righello-Missio of Folsom, CA, Donald S. Righello of Sacramento, CA, Joseph D. Righello of Fair Oaks, CA and the late Terese H. Righello. Devoted grandfather of 7, great-grandfather of 3. A native of Redwood City, California, age 78 years. A member and past president of the Native Sons Golden West, Redwood City, Italian Catholic Federation Branch #6 Redwood City and a Naval Veteran of WWII. Friends are invited to attend the Vigil Services on Thursday, November 15, 2001, at 7PM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, 300 Fulton Ave. at James Ave., Redwood City. Funeral Mass Friday, November 16, 2001, at 12 Noon at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. Entombment Santa Clara Mission Cemetery, Santa Clara. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. REDWOOD CHAPEL 847 WOODSIDE RD. REDWOOD CITY, CA (650) 369-5537.

SANDBECK, OPAL Services for Opal Sandbeck will be Friday, Nov. 16, 2001 at 11am, at Christ The King Lutheran Church, 5811 Walnut Ave. Orangevale. Burial will be at 3pm. South East Lawn. Opal was 89. She was a Registered Nurse for 40 yrs. Preceded in death by her husband of 50 yrs, Rev. Carl J. Sandbeck. She is survived by a son, Mark Sandbeck, of Grass Valley; a daughter, Barbara Griffin, of Gold River; and a grandson, Jonathan Sandbeck, of Grass Valley. Visitation will be from 12-8pm Thursday, Nov. 15th, South East Lawn, 9819 E. Stockton Blvd. Elk Grove.

SEPAROVICH, MICHAEL J. In Sacramento, November 10, 2001 at the age of 94. He was the loving father of James (Janis), Robert (Patricia) and Richard (Marianne) Separovich. The adoring grandfather of Rebecca (Todd) Wolger, Michelle (Todd) Carrey, David, Matthew (Kristi), Mark, Michael, and Monica Separovich. Great grandfather of Jack & Lucas Wolger, Jason & Will Carrey and John Separovich. Brother in law of Marie and Theresa Separovich. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him. He was the husband for 62 years of the late Mary Manassero Separovich. He was the brother of the late Tony and Mark Separovich and Francis Kavaloski. A Sacramento resident for 91 years Michael was born on September 10, 1907 in the town of Blato, on the island of Korcula on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia, which was, at the time, a province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. His parents brought him to Sacramento at the age of 3 years. He graduated from the old St. Stephens School and attended Sacramento High School. He played semi pro baseball as a young man and has been inducted into several local bush league halls of fame along with his two brothers Tony & Mark. Michael also played soccer. He and his brother Mark were on the Dante Club teams that, in the twenties defeated the Olympic Club of S.F. two years in a row to win the State Cup. Michael worked as a machinist and tool maker at the Southern Pacific shops, starting his employment there in 1922 at the age of 15 and retiring in 1972. He was a charter member of Sutter Lodge No. 536 of the International Association of Machinists serving as an officer and representative. He was active in the Sons in Retirement, the Eagles Lodge, The Southside Improvement Club, The Italian Catholic Federation and the LaSalle Club of Christian Brothers High School. He was an honorary alumnus of Christian Brothers. Family and friends are welcome to the Recitation of the Rosary Wednesday at 6PM in the LAND PARK CHAPEL OF HARRY A. NAUMAN & SON, 4041 Freeport Blvd and are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Thursday at 10AM in Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 3159 Land Park Drive at Potrero Way. Entombment will follow in St. Mary's Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to a favorite charity of the donor's choice in his memory.

SLATER, SIGRID SINA Age 53 in Walnut Creek, November 9, 2001. A native of Sacramento, Sigrid was born December 5, 1947. She was a graduate of San Francisco State. Sig is survived by her husband, Ken of Walnut Creek; daughter, Katie of Fresno; son Zachary of Santa Cruz; mother, Hazel Lindelof of Folsom; sisters, Sonja Truscott of Rancho Cordova, Barbara Hall of Sacramento and Joann Wilson of Folsom; brothers, Bill Lindelof of Sacramento and Wayne Lindelof of Antioch. Preceded in death by her father, Stanley Lindelof; sister, Beverly Cutshall; and brother, James Lindelof. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 16, 2001 11:00 a.m. at Wilson & Kratzer Chapel of San Ramon Valley, 825 Hartz Way Danville, CA with private interment at Mount Vernon Memorial Park, Fair Oaks, CA. Remembrances may be sent to Planned Parenthood; Shasta-Diablo Chapter, 2185 Pacheco St. Concord, CA 94520-9751. For additional information, please contact Wilson & Kratzer (925) 820-2999.

SMITHSON, JOYCE MARIE In Sacramento, on November 10, 2001. Born in South Dakota. Beloved wife of George R. Smithson. Dear mother of Kathy Smithson of Sacramento. Loving sister of Hanna Stark of Wisconsin, Frances Rutledge of California, Katherine Sperber, Violene McCrea and Ann Pickthorn, all of Oregon. Preceded in death by her brothers Bill, Fred, Frank and Ken Pantekock. Joyce enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, Reno, spending time with her family, was an avid reader and good tennis player. Friends are welcome to attend a Memorial Service Thursday, November 15, 2001 at 11:00 AM at LIND BROTHERS MORTUARY CARMICHAEL OAKS CHAPEL, 4221 Manzanita Ave. Carmichael, CA 95608, 916-482-8080. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Society.

SWARTZ, KAY ELLEN Kay Ellen Swartz was born Feb. 1, 1955, in Roseville, CA, passed away in the morning of Nov. 8, 2001, at her home in Antelope, CA. Beloved wife, of Raymond E. Swartz and loving mother of Stacey D. House and son-in-law Brent A. House. Kay is survived by her brothers Emil H. Bosick, Jr. of Sacramento, CA, and William G. Bosick of Wheatland, CA, and by her sister Deborah D. Bosick of Washington, DC, was a graduate of Roseville High School in 1973. She worked in the insurance industry 17 years for All State, Etna, and USAA. Kay brought love and happiness to all those who knew her. She will be missed dearly. There will be a visitation on Wed., Nov. 14 from 4PM until 8PM at PRICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (6335 Sunrise Blvd., Citrus Heights, 725-2109). Funeral Services will be held on Thurs., Nov. 15 at 2PM. Interment will be in Ovid, ID, on Nov. 17. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Huntingtons Disease Society (158 West 29th St., 7th Floor, NY, NY 10001).

TLUSTOSCH, DOROTHY L. Of Fair Oaks, November 11, 2001, a native of Oregon, age 79 years. Wife of John Tlustosch. Mother of Richard Tlustosch, Jeanne Triebwasser and Linda Blake. Grandmother of Amy, Brian, Jeremy, Melissa, Corbin and Megan. Great grandmother of Halley, Evan, Isabelle, Cooper and Sophia. Sister of Darrel Button. Friends are welcome for visitation Thursday 4-8PM and are invited to attend the Rosary 7PM at PRICE FUNERAL CHAPEL (6335 Sunrise Blvd., 725-2109). Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Friday 1PM at ST. MEL'S CATHOLIC CHURCH (4745 Pennsylvania Ave., Fair Oaks). Interment Fair Oaks Cemetery.

TURK, FRANK DIX In Sacramento, CA, November 9, 2001. Husband of the late Lillian Turk. Father of Ronald Turk, Patricia Perry and the late Richard Turk. Grandfather of Scott Perry, Kim Davis and Kevin Perry. Great-grandfather of Savannah Rose Perry. Brother-in-law of Viola Buckman and Virginia Turk. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. A native of Spirit Lake, Idaho, aged 83 years. Member of S.I.R.S. Friends are invited to attend an Inurnment Service, 11:00 AM Friday, November 16, 2001, at Odd Fellows Lawn Cemetery, 2720 Riverside Blvd. Arrangements by GEORGE L. KLUMPP CHAPEL OF FLOWERS. Remembrances preferred to American Cancer Society, 1765 Challenge Way, Suite 115, Sacramento, CA 95815.

WONG, MEE KAM In Sacramento, CA, November 10, 2001. Mother of Lay Sheung Yee (husband Wing Hon Yee). Grandmother of Rita, Jennifer and Raymond Yee. A native of China, aged 80 years. Friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service 1PM Friday, November 16, 2001, at the GEORGE L. KLUMPP CHAPEL OF FLOWERS, Riverside Boulevard & 2nd Avenue. Interment East Lawn Cemetery. Wake 6PM Thursday at KLUMPP'S CHAPEL.

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