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2B Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS OBITUARIES Larry Wilson Holt Larry Wilson Holt, 78, of Graeagle, died April 11, 2015. Larry, son of Walter and Hilda Holt and loving husband of Penny Holt, Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 11 at his home in Graeagle, after a long bout with liver disease. He is survived by his wife Penny, sister Shelley Schwerdt (WA) ana predeceased by brother Jack (2012). He is also survived by three sons, Ron, Dan and Randy and predeceased by son Eric (1991). He is, furthermore, survived by 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Baseball played a prominent role throughout his life and hewas even drafted early on as a shortstop by the Boston Red Sox. Larry worked for 39 years as a heavy truck mechanic in the Sacramento Valley until his retirement in 1994. He lived in Graeagle for the last 15 years, but camped and hunted the area since his late teens. He was humble and a real "man's" man who could fLX just about anything. He loved the outdoors, deer hunting, playing golf, fishing and spending time with ihileoot established 1929 family and friends. Larry was extremely civic-mindedand was a member of the Lions Club for many years. Once settled in Graeagle, Larry became a member of the Calpine Elks; an experience he thoroughly enjoyed. Services will be held at 1:30 p.m, this Saturday, April 18, at the Elks Lodge in Portola. Arrangements entrusted to Manni's Funeral Home, Portola. Bourus and Dianna Williams. A memorial service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (55 Bellamy Lane, Quincy, CA 95971) on May 9 at I p.m. Dorinda Hess Marie Deen Marie Deen, of Quincy, passed away peacefully on March 24, 2015 She was born in Saint Charles, Missouri, on March 26, 1955. She grew up in Quincy, graduated from Quincy High School and graduated with Honors from Feather River College. Marie dedicated most of her life to her two children, Angela Kidder and Kallen Kidder. During her life, she was active in gardening and enjoyed the scenic views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. In recent years, Marie enjoyed playing with her seven grandchildren and the companionship of her longtime friends. Marie is survived by her daughter Angela Kidder, her son Kallen Kidder, and her sisters Nancy Elliot, Kathy Dorinda Kay Hess, 66, of Chester, and formerly a long-time resident of Reno, Nevada, passed away on March 30, 2015, at Enl0e Medical Center in Chico. She was born on Nov. 1, 1948, in Evansville, Indiana, to Hodge and Evelyn Nunnelly. Dorinda worked for 27 years at I.G.T. (International Game Technology) as a lead in slot machine technology. Her greatest accomplishment was her family; she loved and encouraged them all. Dorinda was an avid bowler, going to Nationals for many years and she was well known for her baking skills, especially her pastries. Survivors include her daughter, Julie Rohrs, of Chester; her siblings, Drucilla Davis, Hodge Nunnelly, Jackie Nischan and Marc Perry; her grandchildren, Desiree Jackson and Chad Jeakins; great-grandchildren Riley, Sage and Waylon Jackson and many friends. Monuments. Benches ,Signs ,Borders Address Stones GRANrrE MARBLE - NATURAL STONE 110 PACIFIC STREET P.O. BOX 1766 PORTOLA CA 96122 (530) 832-1908 FAX (530) 832-6828 WWW.CHILCOOTMONUM ENT.N ET Dorinda's urn will be placed at Mountain View Cemetery in Reno at a later date. You may send condolences to Dorinda's family at Richard Leroy ' "Rick" Williams Chester resident and area businessman Richard Leroy Williams passed from this life peacefully early Saturday morning April 4, '~ox6, at hio residence following a courageous battle with cancer. His loving family was at his side. Born in Paradise to the late James and Sheila (Gobin) Williams on Sept. 5, 1959, Rick -- as he affectionately became known -- resided throughout the west as a child. He left school early and entered the paving trade in Oregon until moving to the northeastern California community of Chester to raise his son and work for the former Feather River Rock Company. In 1994, Rick started Williams Paving and Grading serving the Almanor Basin until entering the landscape supply business in 2001 with Timberline Materials, Inc. While visiting a local chiropractor, Rick met a pretty therapist named Rhonda, an encounter that led to the couple's marriage on Oct. 7, 1995 in Chester. Rick enjoyed restoring 1960s vintage automobiles. An Oldsmobile Toronado of Rick's restorations was featured in full color, along with his equally colorful description of his work on the car, on the back cover of the Toronado Owner's Association magazine, a club that Rick was a longtime member of. He also found relaxation in reading and studying history. In passing, Rick leaves his loving wife Rhonda, of Chester; son Jesse Williams, of Long Beach; step-daughter Chelsea Stevens and her husband Kyle, of Westwood; brothers Jim, of Chester, and Aaron, of Oregon; and sister Sandy, of Grants Pass, Oregon He was proudly and anxiously expecting his In, st grandchild shortly. A celebration of Rick's life is being planned for a later date. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at learn ram What and who is a CASA? A CASA volunteer is a court appointed special advocate who advocates for the best interests of an abused, neglected or abandoned child. Plumas CASA, located in Quincy, is part of a network of 951 community-based programs that recruit, train and support citizen volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in courtrooms and communities. Volunteer advocates -- empowered directly by the courts -- offer judges the critical information they need to ensure that each being attended to while in foster care. Plumas CASA has been serving children since 2001 and continues to actively seek new volunteers for the county's foster Children population. It is the vision of Plumas CASA that every child who enters the dependency system in Plumas County is served by a volunteer. A CASA volunteer provides a vital connection between the court system and the child. It is through a CASA volunteer that a child Can be "heard." For anyone who would like to serve as a "voice" for a child in foster care, training is available through the Plumas CASA program. There is no special area of expertise required for being a volunteer, only that the person have a sincere interest and commitment to ensure the well-being of children in need. Plumas CASA is providing an opportunity for the public to learn more about its program April 18 at the Quincy Elks Club's Swing into Spring: A Night Quincy Elks Lodge from 6 to 10 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy an evening of dance, wine, desserts and auction items. Attendees who can answer questions about the program and address the importance of serving this vital need in our community will be present. Now & Then and DJ Outlaw will provide music. Tickets are available for $10 at Carey Candy and Epilog Books. BIRTHS Gabriel Michael 21 inches in length. Alexander Angulo Maternal grandparents Gabriel Michael are Kathy and Evans Alexander Angulo was born DeMartile of Quincy. to Theresa Jane Bullard and Paternal grandparents Benito Angulo-Navarrete of are Velvet and Ron Schmid East Quincy on March 25, of Quincy. 2015, at 5:05 a.m. at Plumas Great-grandmother is . Q . Dlstrmt Hospital in Quincy. Deanne Mosley of Quincy. Gabriel Michael Alexander Carson ,W, ilhelm is also iI w~i~gh~d q~pountls~,2 ~6~ffe~' ;:~ welcomed~by siblings: ~.: '-' YI~ and was 18.5 inches in Corhin, &and V-iolet, 3 ! i i length. Maternal grandfather is Roxas Alexander Smith Michael W. BuUard of Roxas Alexander was Pacifica. born to Kristina and Paternal grandmother is Anthony Smith of Quincy Amanda Navarrete of on April 4, 2015, at 1:49 p.m. Redwood City. at Plumas District Hospital Gabriel is also welcomed in Quincy. Roxas Alexander by sibling Benito Angulo weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces Jr 2. and was 21.5 inches in length. Carson Wilhelm Schmid Maternal grandparents Carson Wilhelm was are Michael and Celeste born to Caitlin DeMartile Gigliotti of Placerville. and Lance Schmid of Paternal grandmother Quincy on March 27, 2015, is Helen Mary Smith of at 6:45 p.m. at Plumas Prairie City, Oregon. District Hospital in Quincy. 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