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2B Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter V ITAL STATISTICS OBITUARIES Ila "Pauline" Danner Pauline Danner of Doyle, passed away Thursday, April~ 7, 2016, at Renown Medical Center located in Reno, Nevada, after a courageous six-year battle with cancer, at the age of 84. Her loving family was at her side. Pauline was born to Willie and Wanda Loewen, May 29, 1931, in Santa Ana. She married the love of her life, Lee J. Danner on March 1, 1951, and to this union four children were born. Lee passed from this life May 25, 2009, at the family home in Doyle. The couple had resided in Santa Ana where they raised their family until Lee retired from the police force in July of 1974 at which time they established their residence at "The Ranch of the Bells" in Doyle. Pauline was active in the community life in Doyle where she was a member of the Doyle Parks Committee and instrumental in the development of Doyle's three community parks. She was an active member of the Doyle Historical Society and along with Lee helped in the relocation of the Old Church from Constantia Road to its current home adjacent to the Doyle Cemetery. Outside of her family, her passion in life was quilting and she was honored to win numerous awards for her quilts at the Lassen CountyFaffs: .... .... husband Paul; Daniel Danner and wife Shirley; Denise Riddle and husband Nat; Patti Danner; and Paula Geier. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; a sister, Arlene Humphrey of St. Joseph, Missouri; along with numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of Pauline's life will take place Thursday, April 14, at the Herlong Post Chapel at 1 p.m. with interment to follow alongside her late husband in the Doyle Cemetery. Any remembrances in Pauline's memory can be made to either the Doyle Community Parks or the Doyle Historical Society c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory, P.O. Box 2215, Portola, CA 96122. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at Charles Fredrick Oschbach Charles Fredrick Oschbach, 58, passed away on Thursday April 7, 2016. Charles was born on May 5, 1957, in Burlingame, to Fritz and Frieda Oschbach. He graduated from Carlmont High School in 1975. He worked for many years at Raychem Corp. and FedEx. He was an outdoorsman, enjoyed camping, animals, old trucks, ~ollectingold artifacts, Pauline is survived by'h6f .......... learning about early and Lee's five children: California and Native Christine Blacklock and American history and always a Load o Tkis!" II Quality Controlled Concrete Locations in Portola & Lake Almanor Serving Plumas, Lassen, & Sierra counties loved being in the mountains. Charles is survived by his wife Judith Oschbach, son Charlie Oschbach Jr., daughter Jennifer Lucero, grandson DJ Lucero, sister Carolyn B~ttaini and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 13 at Scheer Memorial Chapel, 2410 Foothill B1vd in Oroville. No flowers please. Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 243, Forbestown, CA 95941. Charles was a long time FedEx driver in Quincy. Albert J. Ricks Albert J. Ricks, at the age of 83 years, passed from this life to his heavenly home on March 19, 2016, in Reno, Nevada, at Renown Hospital. He was in the presence of his wife Donna and their son Robert and their grandson, Benjamin. "Jay," as he was known by all, had fought a valiant battle with pneumonia and other health issues. He was retired from Union Pacific Railroad, after 43 years of service. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Quincy. He was preceded in death by their son David, and both his parents. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Donna and their son Robert, and his two grandchildren, Randi Ricks and Benjamin Ricks, niece, Becky Skelton (Lee), of sacramento, nephew, Randy Roberts (Donna) of Elverta, and niece, Linda Sweet (Michael) of Gold River. Cremation services provided by Manni Mortuary, Portola. A memorial service is pending. Margaret A. Sheahan Longtime Portola resident, Margaret A. Sheahan, passed away peacefully on March 21, 2016, with her husband (Bill) of 69 years at her side. Margaret was very active in local politics. She also provided limitless support to people with developmental disabilities. Margaret was born in Anaconda, Montana, on Aug. 17, 1926. She was preceded in death by her parents Marg and Cha Clark and her beloved brother Billy. She attended college in Dillon, Montana, and then taught school in a one-room schoolhouse in Ovando, Montana. She was later involved in the Portola school system until her retirement. She is survived by her husband Bill, her three children Patsy Davis, Terry Sheahan (Connie Haffey) and Betty Dolling. She had seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren with another great-granddaughter scheduled to arrive in June. A celebration of her life will be held by the family in Anaconda, Montana, at a later date. Margaret loved animals and adopted many during her lifetime. It was her wish that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to High Sierra Animal Rescue at 103 Meadow Ridge Lane in Portola. David Ray Washoe David (Sammy) Ray Washoe, 64, passed from this life on March 31, 2016, with his niece and nephew at his side. He was born to Leland and Marguerite Washoe in Greenville on Sept. 18, 1951. Daniel attended school in Greenville; he played on the Greenville Indians football and basketball teams as well as their track and field team. He graduated from Greenville High School's class of 1970. Following his graduation he went to work with the SJM Fiesta Shows of Fontana followed by being employed with B & B Amusements of Yuma, Arizona. After being employed by them for many years he suffered an injury that ended his career and brought him back to his ho ne in Greenville. faithful fan of the San Francisco 49ers and San Francisco Giants throughout his life, he enjoyed watching almost all sports. He loved attending the games and cheering on his hometown Greenville Indians any chance that he could. Going to watch the races in Quincy was something he really liked to do, as well as hunting and fishing. Spending time visiting with family and friends was one of his I ] favorite things to do, whether US at a big family get together or just visiting with a few ' people. In passing from this life to Plumasnews " [ his eternal home with the Lord, Daniel joins his father Leland Washoe Sr., mother Marguerite (Merino) Washoe an.d his sister Rebekah Washoe. Daniel is survived by his brothers, Leland Washoe Jr. and Darrell Washoe; his sisters, Linda DeLaCruz, Diego Washoe, and Merrille Hilpert all of Greenville and sister Karen DeSersa of Placerville. He is also survived by one aunt, one uncle, 14 nieces and nephews along with numerous great-nieces, great-nephews and manY other relatives. A memorial service celebrating Daniel's life will be held Saturday, April 23, at 1 p.m. at the Greenville Community Center, 209 Crescent Street, Greenville. Daniel will be laid to rest beside his father at the Washoe Family Cemetery at a later date. William George Zeller William George Zeller peacefully passed from this life following a short but valiant battle with Parkinson's disease the morning of April 11, 2016. His wife Ann was at his side Born Nov. 6, 1938, in New York, New York, to the late Jacob and Jeannette (McClatchey) Zeller, William moved as a young boy to California with his family, eventually settling in Sacramento, where he graduated from E1 Camino High School as a member of the Class of 1956. Shortly following his graduation, he enlisted in the military and served his country honorably as a machinist mate in the U.S. Navy from 1957 until his discharge in 1959. After his discharge he returned to Sacramento where he served an apprenticeship at WEMCO (a machine company) followed by employment at Campbell Soup. It was during this time he wed his first wife Marlene Blumhart and to this union two daughters were born. In 1968, Bill began a 24-year career as a machinist with the College of Engineering, University of California Davis, retiring in 1990. In October 1978, he married Ann Alden Taay, who brought one son to the family. Following their retirement Bill and Ann moved to Lake Almanor where they have resided since 2000. Bill was a member of the Chester/Lake Almanor Elks Lodge 2626. He enjoyed fishing, RVing with Ann and relaxing reading spy novels and mysteries. In his passing, Bill leaves his wife Ann of Lake Almanor; daughters Laurie Horner and her companion Chuck Barazini, Patty Reynolds and her husband Bob; his grandchildren Joe Reynolds, Margie Reynolds, Jamie Dunbar and husband Jarrott; and two great grandchildren, all of Santa Rose. In addition he leaves his stepson Michael Taay and his wife Laura and their children Kristina and Christopher of Aromas; and his sister Mary Brodeur and her husband Donald of Fair Oaks; as well as two half-sisters, Debbie Donohue and Carole Ramagli. Along with his parents, he is preceded in his passing by a grandson Bret Horner and a haif-brother, Jake Zeller. At Bill's request there will be no services. His family asks that any remembrances in Bill's memory be made to the Chester/Lake Almanor Elks Lodge 2626 Scholarship Fund c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory, P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA 95947. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at BIRTHS Atlas Wesley Ellingson Atlas Wesley Ellingson was born to Erin and Greg Ellingson of Quincy on April 5, 2016, at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Atlas Wesley weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Merle W. Trueblood of Quincy and Janis Holt of Vacaville. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Joanie Ellingson of Ventura. Great-grandparents are Lorraine and Tom Becker of Ventura and GiGi Anderson of Phoenix, Arizona. Atlas is also welcomed by sibling Zoey, 2. Ellee Marie Powell Ellee Marie Powell was born to Ashlyn Powell, of Quincy, on April 4, 2016, at 8:53 a.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Ellee Marie weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Dean and Victoria Powell, of Quincy. Atlas is also welcomed by brother Anthony Kitchens, 6. MARRIAGE LICENSES April 11 Savanna Catherine Reese and Jeffrey Oh Meyer, both of Washoe Valley, Nevada. April 12 Kamron Chance Williams and Chelsey Joel Norton, both of Portola. ]O Indian Valley Recreation & Parks District Annual Fundraiser Come Celebrate Spring'. MANNI FUNERAL HOME AND EVERGREEN CREMATORY Bar-B-Que Kabobs No Host Bar Talent Show 3o.oo SLoo per 1 vote for Talent Show Sponsored by the Indian Valley Recreatmn & arks District 209 Crescent Street, Greenville, CA 95947 530.284.7385 hileoot Monuments Benches Signs Borders Address Stones GRANITE - MARBLE NATURAL STONE /or 9enera[ion, established 1929 110 PACIFIC STREET P.O. 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