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Harold Dirks (1922-2016)

Harold Dirks  (1922-2016)

Harold passed away on August 10, 2016, at the age of 94. A California native, he grew up on dairies in Chico and the Colusa County area before moving to Sacramento to attend Heald’s Business College. After graduating he enlisted in the Army where he attained the rank of Master Sergeant in the 48th Ordnance […]


Anthony Franklin Murray (1967-2016)

Anthony Franklin Murray  (1967-2016)

Anthony “Tony” Franklin Murray passed away at his home in Stonyford on Friday, August 12, 2016, at the age of 49.  Tony was born in Yreka and moved to Williams in 1978 where he graduated from Williams High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sonoma State University. Tony enjoyed hunting, being outdoors […]


Mario Gene Olivares (1955-2016)

Mario Gene Olivares (1955-2016)

Mario Olivares was a man that exuded a life full of passion and integrity. He triumphed over adversity, always encouraging others to reach for their dreams and persevere. He knew that God had a purpose for everyone and that He created us all with gifts and talents that were meant to be shared with the […]


Alice Alves Carvalho (1922-2016)

Alice Alves Carvalho (1922-2016)

Surrounded by family, Alice Alves Carvalho, a long-time resident of Maxwell, passed away at the age of 93 on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Services were held on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maxwell, followed by interment at the Maxwell Cemetery and a reception at Granzella’s banquet hall in Williams. […]


John Steven Pearson (1942-2016)

John Steven Pearson  (1942-2016)

John Steven Pearson, age 73 of Williams, passed away July 27 in Woodland, Ca after a two year battle with lung cancer. John was born in Colusa November 6, 1942 to Orval L. Pearson and Martha E. Moore. He lived in Colusa county until 1959 when he joined the U. S. Army, where he served […]


Roger Lowell Olson (1925-2016)

Roger Lowell Olson  (1925-2016)

Roger Lowell Olson, known as Rog, died at home with many of his family present on Sunday, July 24, 2016.  He was born in Eagle Grove, Iowa, the fourth child of Trygve and Edna Olson.  With time, the family grew to be six boys and three girls.  Rog lived the longest of the nine and […]


Sally G. Jones (1919 – 2016)

Sally G. Jones  (1919 – 2016)

Sally George Jones was born in Boise, Idaho on December 28, 1919 to Edith and Fisk George, the 4th of six children.  The family moved several times before finally settling in Sacramento in 1933. She passed away on July 29, 2016. She attended Sacramento High School, greatly enjoying the frequent “Sock Hops” and graduated in […]


Joseph “John” Young (1938-2016)

Joseph “John” Young  (1938-2016)

Joseph “John” Young, 78, of Colusa, died peacefully at Stollwood Convalescent Hospital, under the care of Sterling Home Health and Hospice in Woodland, CA on July 29, 2016. He was born on January 16, 1938 in Colusa, CA to Lawrence and Lucy Young. With the exception of his time in the Navy, John spent his […]


Yolanda Jean Frias Balderaz (1969-2016)

Yolanda Jean Frias Balderaz  (1969-2016)

Yolanda Frias Balderaz, 49 passed away Monday July 25, 2016 in Sacramento, California. A long time resident of Sacramento she was born in Colusa. Yolanda graduated from Colusa High School and moved to Sacramento to pursue her Cosmetology degree. Yolanda lived in Sacramento for 25+ years where she was the proud mother to her children […]


Mary Agnes Gobel (1919-2016)

Mary Agnes Gobel  (1919-2016)

Mary Agnes Gobel, 96, of Williams, died peacefully at home on July 20, 2016. She was born on November 16, 1919 in St. Gallen, Switzerland to Joseph Grob and Maria Muller and moved to Colusa County as a child, where she has remained a resident for the past 80 years. Mary was very proud of […]


Stephanie Spencer Beckley (1952-2016)

Stephanie Spencer Beckley  (1952-2016)

Stephanie Spencer Beckley, 64, passed away Monday, July 11, 2016 in Sacramento, California. A long time resident of Woodland, California, she was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in Orinda, California. She graduated from Campolindo High School in Moraga, California, before attending the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. While in Stockton, Stephanie […]


Juanita Roberts (1926-2016)

Juanita Roberts  (1926-2016)

Juanita Roberts, 90 of Colusa, transitioned on July 9, 2016, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on March 9, 1926, in Carthage, Arkansas. Juanita arrived in Colusa, in 1946, bringing a beacon of light for the next 70 years. Her greatest love was as a mother and grandmother. She also found much pleasure […]


Darren Daniel Parker (1965-2016)

Darren Daniel Parker (1965-2016)

Darren Daniel Parker passed away on June 24, 2016. Darren was born on April 27, 1965 in Woodland California and was currently residing in Arbuckle California. Darren loved his family very much and was proud of his two children’s accomplishments. Playing and listening to music held a special place in his heart. Darren loved his […]


Ramon Deniz Ramirez (1936-2016)

Ramon Deniz Ramirez (1936-2016)

Ramon Deniz Ramirez passed away at the age of 80 at River Valley Care Center in Live Oak, CA.  He was born in Jalisco, Mexico, on February 29, 1936. He was a long time resident of Colusa County. Ramon is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Maria del Rosario Deniz; and his children […]


Edwin Manuel Gaspar (1919-2016)

Edwin Manuel Gaspar  (1919-2016)

Edwin Manuel Gaspar, age 96, of Orland, passed away peacefully on June 24, 2016, in Chico, CA.  He was born in Moraga, CA on November 7, 1919, to Manuel and Mary (Ventura) Gaspar.  Edwin lived and raised his family in Williams, CA. He was a Dairyman for many years and an independent hay broker/ hauler. […]


Hans George Tauscher (1929-2016)

Hans George Tauscher  (1929-2016)

Hans George Tauscher (87), passed away June 18th,2016, in Coosbay Oregon, surrounded by love and family. Hans was born February 2nd 1929 in Delevan California to Joseph and Theresa Tauscher. He was one of seven children. He grew up working on the family dairy and graduated from Maxwell High school. Following graduation he served his […]


Charles Lewis Wells, Jr. (1945-2016)

Charles Lewis Wells, Jr.  (1945-2016)

Charles Lewis Wells, Jr. (Chuck), a life-long resident of Colusa County, passed away on June 13, 2016 in Woodland at the age of 71.  Chuck is the son of Charles Lewis Wells, Sr. (Lewis) and Irene Peterich Wells, a couple that were also life-long residents of the Maxwell area in Colusa County. Chuck is survived […]


Kevin William Klewe (1978-2016)

Kevin William Klewe  (1978-2016)

Kevin William Klewe, 37 and a life-long resident of Colusa, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Kevin was born with a birth defect that didn’t allow him to walk but that never stopped him from traveling all over town, day or night, in his bright yellow wheelchair adorned with […]


Barbara G. Vann (1924-2016)

Barbara G. Vann  (1924-2016)

Barbara G. Vann passed away on June 12, 2016 at the age of 91. She was born on August 7, 1924 in Vacaville, CA. Barbara was a home maker, avid gardener, excellent cook and enjoyed interior decorating, along with needle point. She was also very proud of her Spanish heritage. Barbara is survived by her […]


Sharon Amelia Waite (1938-2016)

Sharon Amelia Waite (1938-2016)

Sharon Amelia Waite, Remembered by many as Mrs. Huttman, passed away peacefully June 4, 2016, at Rideout Memorial Hospital at the age of 77. She was born September 21, 1938 in Sacramento, CA.  She was descended from the Alexander, Frasier and Peart families, early settlers of Grand Island. Sharon attended Grand Island School, Pierce Jt. […]


Jill Rominger (1958-2016)

Jill Rominger  (1958-2016)

Jill Ohland Rominger, born December 4, 1958 in Yuba City, CA to Lester and Joan Ohland, passed away at her home in Arbuckle, CA on May 20, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Jill grew up in College City where she attended local schools, graduating from Pierce Unified High School in 1977. Jill’s gentle and […]


Vincent Eugene Walker (1931-2016)

Vincent Eugene Walker  (1931-2016)

Vincent Eugene Walker, 84, of Colusa, peacefully and at home, left this world on May 7, 2016 to be with his wife. Walker was born September 18, 1931, in Anthony, Kansas, to parents, Louise Wanda (Gates) and Cecil Clifford Walker. He grew up in Kansas with his younger brother and sister. At the age of […]


Eleanor Schneider Nissen (1917-2016)

Eleanor Schneider Nissen  (1917-2016)

Eleanor Marie Schneider Nissen passed away peacefully on May 6th following a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  She was born in Santa Rosa August 30, 1917 to Herman and Jeannette (Daut) Schneider. She was raised in Coyote Valley and Cold Creek areas of Mendocino County.  Upon her graduation from Ukiah High in 1935, Eleanor attended UC […]


George “Barnyard” Daniels (1933-2016)

George “Barnyard” Daniels  (1933-2016)

George Brian Daniels, 82, of Arbuckle, California, passed away on April 24, 2016, surrounded by family at his daughter’s home in Princeton, California. He was born on October 19, 1933, in Alameda, California, to Elizabeth and William Daniels. George grew up in ‘Project City’, now known as the City of Shasta, with his sister Joan. […]


Leslie Wayne Shuman (1941-2016)

Leslie Wayne Shuman  (1941-2016)

Leslie Wayne Shuman passed away on April 21, 2016 at his home in Oklahoma. “Wayne” was born May 25, 1941 in Napa, California. He was raised in Colusa with his two sisters, Margie Trimble of Grimes and Coraleen “Corky” Fisher (Brian) of Barstow. He attended Colusa schools through the 8th grade when he transferred to […]


Maria Cuevas de Haro (1936-2016)

Maria Cuevas de Haro  (1936-2016)

Maria Cuevas de Haro 79, of Williams, passed away April 18, 2016. She was Born August 26, 1936. A visitation service will be held at McNary-Moore Chapel on Monday, April 25, 2016 from 5 PM to 8 PM with a rosary at 7 PM. Funeral Mass for Maria, will be held at Our Lady of […]


Michael Rittmann (1960-2016)

Michael Rittmann (1960-2016)

Michael Rittmann of Williams, born October 14, 1960 in Sacramento, passed away on April 14, 2016 at Enloe Medical Center Chico. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 3:00 PM at the Neighborhood Church in Williams.


Helen Lucille Shuman (1929-2016)

Helen Lucille Shuman (1929-2016)

Our hearts are heavy as we grieve the passing of Helen Lucille Shuman, 86.  Surrounded by her son LeRoy, daughter-in-law Diane, and granddaughter and caregiver Deanne, in her home of 60 years, Helen passed away peacefully on the morning of April 13, 2016, following a short illness. Born May 21, 1929, in Marionville, Missouri to […]


Jimmie Lee (1936-2016)

Jimmie Lee  (1936-2016)

Jimmie Lee passed away on April 13, 2016 at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose, California. The fourth of nine children, Jimmie was born on July 14, 1936 in Colusa to the late Lee Kam Kee and Gee King Yin. A proud and lifelong Colusa resident, Jimmie grew up working at the family-operated […]


Eric Johnson (1989-2016)

Eric Johnson (1989-2016)

Eric Johnson, 26, formerly of Arbuckle, was tragically killed in an auto accident while walking home on the evening of April 2, 2016. Eric grew up in Arbuckle, and attended Pierce High School, before moving to woodland in 2006. Following his older brothers, Eric was a cook at Applebees and became a kitchen supervisor at Red […]