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Margrit Josefina Wallimann Rickey (1921-2017)

Margrit Josefina Wallimann Rickey  (1921-2017)

Margrit Josefina Wallimann Rickey, born October 12, 1921 in Alpnach Dorf, Switzerland, has passed on.  She was loved by all, from her mother and father, Josefina Muller and Meinrad Wallimann, and all her siblings.  Her longevity was exceeded only by her love, yet she survived four of her five siblings, Hans Wallimann who passed in […]


David James Miller (1949-2017)

David James Miller  (1949-2017)

David James Miller was born November 23, 1949 in Colusa California. He passed away with family at his side on January 14th, 2017 in Woodland, CA. He is survived by his mother Heraldine Miller, a brother Phillip, two sons Shawn (Sherri), Kerry (Gina), two nephews Joshua and Jarrod, and a niece Casey; Four grandchildren Alexz, […]


Raechel Reading (1930-2017)

Raechel Reading (1930-2017)

Raechel Reading, of Colusa, born February 26, 1930, to Lloyd and Nina Day in Arboga, CA,  passed away on December 30, 2016. She graduated from Maxwell High School. Raechel married James Newell Reading on October 3, 1948. The two were married for 50 years. She loved to bowl and was a member of the Colusa […]


Teruye Omaye (1921-2017)

Teruye Omaye (1921-2017)

Teruye “Terry” Omaye, born March 6, 1921, to Chiyozo and Tei Kanagaki in Walnut Grove, California, passed away peacefully on January 4, 2017. She was a graduate of Colusa High School. Terry married Shigeru “Stan” Omaye on December 1, 1944, and they were married for 56 years before his passing. Terry lived in Colusa for […]


John Milton Niles (1921-2017)

John Milton Niles (1921-2017)

John Milton Niles, 95 of Colusa, passed away in his home January 3, 2017. He was born August 27, 1921, in Colusa to John M. Niles and Bertha L. Niles. John was a lifelong Colusa County resident. He graduated from Colusa Union High School in 1939, Yuba Jr. College in 1941, and Chico State College […]


Elaine Alfreida Byrd (1952-2016)

Elaine Alfreida Byrd (1952-2016)

Elaine Alfreida Byrd passed away on Dec. 18, 2016 surrounded by friends and family. She was 64 years old. Elaine was born in Harvey, North Dakota on May 27, 1952 to Vergil Anderson and Marie (Flath) Anderson. She was preceded in death by her father Vergil Anderson, her daughter Tephany Schantz and her husband of […]


Evelyn Kay Landers (1954-2016)

Evelyn Kay Landers (1954-2016)

Evelyn Kay Landers passed away on Dec. 25, 2016. She was 62 years old. Evelyn was born in Oklahoma on Jan. 25, 1954 to Homer and Ruby Cape. She is survived by her daughter Amanda Higgins of Quincy, sons Robert English of Yuba City, Kevin Pilgram of Medford, OR; sister Joanne Crabtree; brothers David and […]


Vera Pauline Robinson (1926-2016)

Vera Pauline Robinson (1926-2016)

Vera Pauline Robinson, 90, of Colusa passed away on Dec. 29, 2016 while surrounded by her loving family. She was born Feb. 23, 1926 in Mitchell, Louisiana to Martin Wells Sistrunk and Onie Irene Free Sistrunk. Vera is survived by her siblings; a brother James Melton Sistrunk of LA; sisters Sarah Callens of TX, Joyce […]


Erline Goodman (1939-2016)

Erline Goodman (1939-2016)

Erline Goodman, 77, of Arbuckle, passed away on Dec. 19, 2016, surrounded by family at her home. Erline was born Nov. 13, 1939, in Woodland, CA, to Manuel and Helen ‘Agnes’ Avilla. She attended the Holy Rosary Catholic School and decided to pursue a lifelong career in education and obtained her credentials at the University […]


Ward Alton Peart Jr. (1928-2016)

Ward Alton Peart Jr.  (1928-2016)

Ward Alton Peart Jr. passed away on Nov. 29, 2016. A native of Grimes, CA, he attended Pierce High School. He was preceded in death by his parents Ward (Joe) Peart Sr. and Anne Peart; his wife Betty Peart; a sister Sharon Waite and a granddaughter Heather Omondi. War is survived by his children Dawn […]


Ronald Carson Rasmussen (1939-2016)

Ronald Carson Rasmussen (1939-2016)

After a long illness, Ron Rasmussen died on November 30, 2016, in Woodland, California. Ron was born to Lena and Hans Peter Rasmussen in Chico, California, January 6, 1939. He attended Gerber Elementary School and graduated from Red Bluff High in 1957. He attended Chico State University one semester before running out of money and […]


Leroy Franklin Aulgur Jr. (1952-2016)

Leroy Franklin Aulgur Jr.  (1952-2016)

Leroy Franklin “Frank” Aulgur Jr., 64 passed away on November 17, 2016.  Frank was born in Stockton CA on November 8, 1952 and had resided back in Arbuckle for 9 years after living in Roseville for 19 years and Manhattan, Kansas for 7 years.  Frank proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1971-1973 in the […]


Jeannine H. Struckmeyer (1929-2016)

Jeannine H. Struckmeyer  (1929-2016)

Jeannine H. Struckmeyer passed away November 20, 2016 at her home in Arbuckle, CA at the age of 87. She was born November 7, 1929 in Woodland, CA. She was a lifelong resident of Arbuckle. Jeannine was a teacher for 38 years in Williams, Grimes, and Arbuckle schools. She touched many little kindergartener’s lives.  She […]


Robert Edward Curtis (1919-2016)

Robert Edward Curtis  (1919-2016)

Robert Edward Curtis, of Fort Bragg, died Oct. 22, 2016. He was born in San Francisco June 22, 1919, to Hilja Maria Makinen Curtis (Hilda Mary Mackinnon) and Pvt. Thomas Edward Curtis, stationed at the Presidio. In August 1920, their second son, Richard John Curtis, was born in Newman, California. Later, the family lived in […]


Jack Biggs (1946-2016)

Jack Biggs (1946-2016)

Jack F. Biggs, 70, of Colusa, CA, passed away peacefully at home after a short battle with cancer on Nov. 16, 2016. He was born on June 10, 1946, in Colusa to J.R. & Ann Biggs. Jack is survived by his loving wife of 44 years Jeanne, daughter Kandie Baser, son James Christenson, two grand-daughters […]


John Alexander Soares (1931-2016)

John Alexander Soares  (1931-2016)

John Alexander Soares died peacefully in his home on October 14th in Colusa at the age of 85. John is survived by his wife Frances, with whom he celebrated fifty years of marriage, and his children Florence and John. John was born in 1931 in Ripon, CA.  He graduated from Turlock High School and then […]


Ruben Mendivel (1942-2016)

Ruben Mendivel  (1942-2016)

Ruben Mendivel of Tucson, Arizona passed away at his residence surrounded by his loved ones on October 8, 2016 following a long illness. Ruben was born in Ventura, Ca. on June 8, 1942. His growing up years were in Colusa County where the family resided for many years. Ruben was one of seven children. He […]


Virgil J Azevedo (1921-2016)

Virgil J Azevedo (1921-2016)

Virgil J. Azevedo, 95 of Maxwell, passed away in the comfort of his home on Oct. 24, 2016. He was born in Crescent City, Calif, on June 12, 1921 to Whilmena and John Azevedo. Virgil, otherwise known as ‘Virg’, had an outstanding sport career in high school where excelled in speed ball, basketball, and baseball. […]


James Edward Fouch (1948-2016)

James Edward Fouch (1948-2016)

Visitation services for James Edward Fouch, will be held at 10:00 AM, on Friday, October 21, at McNary-Moore Chapel, 107 5th Street in Colusa. Griveside services will be held at 11:30 AM at the Holy Cross Cemetery, 1741 Wescott Rd, in Colusa. James, 68, passed away on October 13, 2016 with his loving family by […]


Alice Jean Willeford (1932-2016)

Alice Jean Willeford (1932-2016)

Alice Jean Willeford passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the age of 83, after suffering a stroke in July.  Jean was born November 02, 1932, in Arbuckle, Colusa County, California.  Jean’s mother passed away after going in for minor elective surgery when she was five years old.  From that point on she lived in […]


Janice Renee Kalfsbeek Dolbow (1948-2016)

Janice Renee Kalfsbeek Dolbow (1948-2016)

A celebration of life will be held for Janice “Renee” Kalfsbeek Dolbow, at 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Arbuckle Golf Course, 5918 Hillgate Rd in Arbuckle. Renee, 68, lost her battle with Cancer on October 10th, 2016. She was cared for in her home from time of diagnosis to her transition […]


Dorthy Jean Heuer (1924-2016)

Dorthy Jean Heuer (1924-2016)

Memorial services will be held for Dorthy Jean Heuer, 91, of Colusa, at 2 PM on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church in Colusa. Dorthy passed away on September 21, 2016, following a brief illness.  She was born on Oct. 26, 1924 in Buffalo Lake, Minnesota. The family then moved to Gaylord, […]


Ella Marian Marty (1916-2016)

Ella Marian Marty (1916-2016)

Funeral services for Ella Marian Marty, 100, of Colusa, are scheduled for 2PM on Saturday, Oct. 15, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 642 Fifth Street in Colusa. A private burial to follow. Ella passed away peacefully with her family by her side, on October 5, 2016 at her home in Colusa, CA at the age […]


Helen Margarette Cain (1923-2016)

Helen Margarette Cain (1923-2016)

Helen Margarette Cain passed away October 3, 2016 at Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento at the age of 93. Helen was born April 7, 1923 in Colusa, CA. She was a lifelong resident of Colusa County. She attended elementary school in Grimes and graduated from Pierce High School in 1941. She graduated from The Upthegrove […]


Edith Mary Kelley (1920-2016)

Edith Mary Kelley  (1920-2016)

Edith Mary Kelley, 95, formerly of Colusa, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2016, at The Fountains in Yuba City. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the First Presbyterian Church in Colusa, at 10 AM. Edith, affectionately known by all as Grammy, was born on November 19, 1920, in […]


Kristine Ann LaGrande (1943-2016)

Kristine Ann LaGrande  (1943-2016)

Kristine Ann (Thomas) LaGrande passed away in Sacramento, California, on Thursday, September 15, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was surrounded by her family. Kristine was born in September 1943, in Portland, Oregon, to Kenneth and Constance Thomas. She grew up in Tulelake, California, and later graduated from Chico State University. She taught […]


Rob Verdell Robinson (1936-2016)

Rob Verdell Robinson  (1936-2016)

Rob Verdell Robinson, 80, of Colusa, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2016, at the Fountains Care Center in Yuba City. Rob was born May 14, 1936, in Redding, CA. He was a resident of Colusa for the past 53 years. Rob was a Partner/Owner of Delta Industries for 35 years. He was a member […]


Leta Bowers (1938-2016)

Leta Bowers  (1938-2016)

Leta May Bowers, 78, of College City, CA, passed away on September 11, 2016. She was born August 17, 1938, in Oroville, CA, to Harry “Hap” Owen and Mary Newell. In 1956, Leta married her husband of 60 years, Willis “Bill” Bowers and raised their family in College City. In her early years, she was […]


Irene Azevedo Gaytan (1933-2016)

Irene Azevedo Gaytan (1933-2016)

Irene Azevedo Gaytan (“Guy e tawn”), a long-time resident of Colusa, California passed to Heaven on August 24, 2016, at Woodland Nursing and Rehab Center in Woodland, Ca. Irene was born in Woodland on January 10, 1933, and was the first of 17 children born to Mariano P. Azevedo and Eleanor Castanon Azevedo of Colusa. […]


Ronald “Joe” Eugene Kemp (1935-2016)

Ronald “Joe” Eugene Kemp  (1935-2016)

Ronald (Joe) Eugene Kemp, born April 3, 1935, went home to be with God on Aug. 18, 2016 surrounded by his family after a hard fought battle with Parkinson’s disease. A strong and loving father & Husband who formed the “Rock Solid Foundation” for our family, as well as being a leader in the rice […]