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2B Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS OBITUARIES Arvid Duane Haas Westwood native and lifelong resident Arvid DUane Haas passed from this life peacefully Dec. 31, 2014, under the compassionate care of the staff at Seneca Healthcare District. His loving family was construction field following at his side. his high school graduation Born the eighth of nine until Jan. 7, 1959, when he was children Feb. 9, 1936, in the inducted into the military and former Westwood Hospital to served his country honorably Westwood pioneers William as a member of the U.S. Army and Helen (Leckwold) Haas, as a light weapons Arvid was raised'and educated infantryman. He was a in Westwood where he member of the Fort Lewis graduated from high school as Honor Guard as well as a a member of the Class of 1954, member of their .45-caliber lettering in baseball, football pistol competition team. and track. It was there he met Specialist 4th Class Arvid his pretty high school Haas was discharged Jan. 6, sweetheart Lynne Marie 1961. Palmer. Arvid, Lynne and their As their love for one another newborn son returned to matured, the couple was California where Arvid united in matrimony June 15, returned to work in the 1958,in Greenview. To this construction field in Siskiyou union two sons were born and County. The family returned to to this day Lynne still refers to Westwood where Arvid began Arvid as her loving boyfriend, what became a 39-year career Arvid worked in the with the Collins family atfihe Snuggles Tuff "Snuggles" A NM 8 years old, house broken, "TUFF" NM - Domestic Medium Hair Some dental work done, sweet, loving, friendly, Tabby. Loves toys, cuddling, likes to play cuddle-up new friend in the water, is looking for a new home. Our office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8am-Spm. Saturday viewing is by appointment only. Office hours are subject to change due to staffing; calling prior to visiting shelter is recommended. All potential adopters must complete an adoption consultation form and be approved prior to adoption. Adoption fees are $10.00 for dogs and cats, license fee for dogs is $15.00 per year. AMERICAN VALLEY ,ANIMAL HOSPITAL We carry a wide selection of pet food and Flea & Tick products 283-4500 Alta & Lee Rd. Quincy LEARN ABOUT THE 2015 CALIFORNIA LABOR LAW CHANGES THAT AFFECT CALIFORNIA BUSINESSES. What new laws apply to your business? #Leaves and Benefits #Workplace Safety #Discrimination and Retaliation Protections #Wage and.Hour Background Checks #And Much More! DATES: In Susanville at: Business and Career Network 1616 Chestnut Street Susanville, Ca In Quincy at: Mineral Building Plumas County Fairgrounds 204 Fairgrounds Road Quincy, Ca Date: Tues.,January 13, 2015 Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM Contact: Terri Hiser-Haynes (530) 257-5057 Date: Thurs.,January 15, 2015 Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Contact: Joelle Breazier (530) 283-1606 $39 per person No reservation is complete without payment. Due to planning requirements, refunds cannot be granted. Substitute registrants are welcome! umness ";'""""~"'""'"- career network Amer['c' sdobOenter ~liance for Workforce Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Requests made at least 72 hours in advance will help to ensure availability. TTY, CA Rday7-1-1 Chester sawmill, retiring in 2001 as one of their respected sawyers. Arvid was a longtime member of the former Westwood Masonic Lodge No. 501, where he served as master of the lodge. Upon the closing of the Westwood Lodge, Arvid transferred his Masonic affiliation to the Lassen- Janesville Lodge No. 149, where he was bestowed Masonry's highest honor, the Hiram Award, in September 2014. Arvid had a deep love and respect for the outdoors where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, hiking and jogging. He had ascended Lassen Peak, Mount Shasta and Mount Whitney and hiked through the Grand Canyon on three different occasions. He took up competitive running later in life and placed third in his division in the California Marathon. Arvid also found great pleasure in traveling with his wife throughout the country in their fifth wheel. He was a former member of the Lumber and Industrial Workers Union Local 3074. In passing, Arvid leaves his loving wife, best friend and beautiful girlfriend, Lynne Haas, of Westwood; and sons Christopher D. Haas and his wife Tammy, of Yreka, and Arvid "Greg" Haas and his wife Barbara, of Phoenix, Arizona. He was the proud grandfather of Travis and James Haas and Jake and Rachel Wilkins. Along with his parents, Arvid joins three brothers and five sisters in their eternal home. A celebration of Arvid's life is planned for 11 a.m. Jan. 17 at the Fehrman Chapel, 425 Ash St., Westwood, CA 96137. An opportunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at Gilbert McKnight A loving husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather passed away peacefully surrounded by the ones he laughed with, lived for and loved Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014. He was born April 22, 1933. Gilbert McKnight was a retired 20-year Air Force veteran who loved hunting, fishing, car races and football and was an avid bowler. One of his greatest enjoyments was watching his children, then his grandchildren and, most recently, his great-grandchildren p'lay sports; he rarely missed a game. He loved spending every moment possible with his family. Something we will always cherish was his wonderful sense of humor, which he kept all the way to the end. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Sue McKnight; his children Jannette Kelley, Michelle and Paul Clayton, Gilbert McKnight Jr., Roxanne and Dan Root and Ronald and Cecelia McKnight; his stepchildren Kim and Mack Hudson, Kevin Simmons and Sean Simmons; and his siblings Arvella and Gene Lanquist and Joanne and Arlyn Wardle. He was gifted with 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; he was incredibly proud of all of them. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ida If you feel a little overwhelmed, a little,,Iost,:,, andi!n!need of su t, : ...... ...... we can help.. ................................... Call the Plumas/Sierra Crisis Line at: at 1-877-332-2754 or 283-4333 for information, referrals, and resources. A program of Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center McKnight, his sister Peggy " Willis, and his sons James McKnight and Anthony McKnight, He will live on forever in our hearts and be loved and missed by all who knew him. A memorial service will be , held in the spring near his : home in Lake Almanor. Until we meet again. DEATH NOTICES' James Lloyd Ellwood James Lloyd Ellwood died Jan. 3, 2015, at the age of 84. Jim was a resident of Plumas: County all of his life and a veteran of the Korean war. He was dearly loved by his companion of 45 years, Ruby 1%~, and daughter Pam Gottas. t Douglas Max 'Do'ug' Slama Vinton resident Douglas Max. Slama died Dec. 28, 2014. Doug was born'July 15, 1940, in Hibbing, Minnesota, to Max and Mabel (Malafa) Slama In passing Doug leaves his loving companion, best friend and dedicated caregiver, Debra "Debbie" Rose Burley, of Loyalton; his brother, Don Slama, of Santa Clara; his sister, Shirley Serper, of San Jose; and Debbie's son Nicholas. A celebration of Doug's life is being planned for a later date. An opportunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at Evelyn Marie Pini Longtime Quincy resident Evelyn Marie Pini died Dec. 28, 2014, at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. She was born to California natives Peter and Virginia . . (Locatelli) Mori in Santa Cruz on Dec. 9, 1927. In passing, Evelyn leaves her son Gary Sr. and wife Betty, of - Quincy; her grandchildren, Gary Pini Jr. and his wife " Cheryl and Lori Pini, of Quincy;, and her great-grandchildren Gary pini III, Jonathan Pini and Col n Meeks;.a!ong wire her_ ....... sifi gr 4 i , gbnson ',oob Following.a private family visitation Evelyn was buried alongside her late husband in the Meadow Valley District Cemetery. An opportunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at , L |