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2B Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL S00?ATISTICS BIRTH Kinsley Grace Lauley Kinsley Grace Lauley was born to Cassie Cooper and Cody Lauley, of Quincy, on Jan. 9, 2015, at 10:17 p.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Kinsley Grace weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Cheryl Cooper, of Quincy. Paternal grandparents are Gerry and Carrie Hendrick, of Quincy. Great-grandparents are Jerry and Caroline Hendrick, of Quincy; Robert West, of Quincy; and Bob and Maryanne Balthrope, of Elk Grove. Kinsley Grace is also welcomed by siblings Raytee, 9, and Claire, 2. CARDS of THANKS I would like to thank Greg Marr of Manni's Funeral Home, Brian Hudson, Theresa Cunningham and Mike McGee for all their help during this difficult time of Davide Aili's passing. You will never know just how much this meant to me. Thank you once again for everything. Toni Petersen On behalf of the Campbell-Wade family, we would like to say thank you to the members of Plumas County and surrounding areas. Your kindness and generosity has been our family's source of hope and perseverance. God bless you. OBITUARIES John E. Gonzales Jr. John passed into his heavenly home Jan. 8, 2015. He was born in San Luis Obispo on June 15, 1937. He was a California native raised by his parents in coastal lighthouses. His parents, John E. Gonzales Sr. and Esther Pranger Gonzales, are both deceased. John and Dixie Carter Gonzales had been married 56 years. They have three children: son Ross (deceased), wife Dar0lyn; daughter Lisa Sulzinger, husband Rob; and son Edward, wife Amy. John is survived by grandchildren Lee Gonzales, Shay G0nzales, Julia Sulzinger, Carter Gonzales andMolly Gonzales, and also a great-grandson, Tyler Gonzales. John is also survived by two sisters, Agnes Ockenfels, of Lacy, Washington, and Florence Lebbert, of Oakland; in-laws George and Mina Pratt, of Oakhurst, and Norman and Cynthia Carter, of Saratoga; and many lovely nieces and nephews. John graduated from Half Moon Bay High School in 1955 then served in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years. He attended College of San Obituary Policy Feather Publishing offers free Death Notices or paid Obituaries. Paid Obituaries start at $80 and may include a photo for an additional $10. For more information or to arrange for these notices, contact any of our offices during business hours or e-mail, subject obit. Mateo, Notre Dame in Belmont, Golden Gate University in San Francisco, University of Virginia and FBI National Academy. John was a police officer/sergeant in Half Moon Bay from 1964 to 1976. He served as chief of police from 1976 to 1990. After retirement he worked for Lake Almanor West Community Club Golf Course in Chester from 1992 to 2013. He served as a board member for the Lake Almanor West Fire Department for many years. John's memorial will be held Thursday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. at the IDES Hall in Half Moon Bay. In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to Senior Coastsiders, 925 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019, or the Lake Almanor West Fire Department, Long Iron Drive, Chester, CA 96020. Duane William Labs Quincy resident Duane William Labs peacefully passed from this life with his loving family by his side early Friday morning, Jan. 23, 2015, at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy, at the age of 76. Born in Browns Valley, Minnesota, on Feb. 9, 1938, to Fred and Agnes (Oletzke) Labs, Duane was raised and educated in Browns Valley' where he graduated from high school as a member of the Class of 1956. While attending high school he was a member of a local rock band in which he played the drums. On May 25, 1957, Duane married the love of his life, Marlene Klein Labs, whom he had met at a church basketball game. To this holy union three daughters were born. Shortly out of high school he joined the military and served his country honorably as a member of the United States Air Force as a radio equipment repairman. Upon his discharge he returned to Browns Valley before moving west to seek employment. After a number of odd jobs, in 1963 Duane began what became a 35-year career with Pacific Gas and Electric Co., retiring in 1995 as one of the company's most respected powerhouse foremen. Along with music and playing his harmonica, Duane enjoyed fishing, woodworking and, most of all, spending time with his grandchildren. He, along with his family, attended Our Savior Lutheran Church of Quincy. In passing Duane leaves his loving Wife of 57 years, Marlene, of Quincy; daughters Tammy Koepnick and her husband Matt, of Springfield, Ohio; Toni Kelley and her husband Tim and Terri West and her husband Buzzy, all of Quincy; the pride of his later life, his grandchildren: Shane Kelley, of Boise, Idaho, Eric West and his fiancee Sarah, of Reno, Nevada, Heather Kelley, of Quincy, and Rex and Clint Koepnick; and great-grandchildren Holly and Hannah Ephrom. He is also survived by brother Eugene Labs and sister Darlys Kuschel, both of Browns Valley, Minnesota. A celebration of Duane's life is planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Quincy. An opportunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at Lloyd Lewis Lloyd was born to the union of Clem Lewis and Ovalena Conston in Pineville, Louisiana, on Aug. 31, 1928. He moved to Quincy in the 1940s, later relocating to Los Angeles in the 1950s where he met and married his beautiful wife Grace Peters in 1955. To this holy union three children were born. He served his country honorably as a member of the U.S. Army and later the National Guard. As a businessman he owned C&R Sewing Machine Shop and was a former restaurant owner in Los Angeles, before returning to Quincy where he began what became a 32-year career working for the city of Oakland as the caretaker of the Oakland Feather River Camp, retiring in 2010. He continued to barbecue for many different organizations throughout Quincy and the Bay Area until he became ill. Lloyd was a longtime member of the Los Angeles Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons as well as the Las Plumas Del Oro Chapter of E Clampus Vitus Chapter 8, and served as a trustee for the Starlight Missionary Baptist Church of Quincy. He was an avid golfer, hunter and fisherman, loved to ride his motorcycle and enjoyed watching football and following his favorite football team, the San Francisco 49ers. He also found relaxation in watching a good Western on television. He loved jazz music and was a member of a gospel quartet. Lloyd's mentorship and influence crossed all ethnicities and cultures and he often denied himself to help others achieve. He never abandoned his role as the supporter and leader in his family and community. Lloyd was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He is preceded in his passing by his parents Clem and Ovalena; brothers George, Edward, German Jr. and Overton; and his sister Elizabeth. He leaves to cherish his memories his devoted wife of 60 years, Grace Lewis; two sisters-in-law, Carrie Conston, of Moreno Valley, and Bettye Watson (Abraham), of Gardena; brothers-in-law Rev. J.R. Peters and his wife Delores, ', of Oakland, and Leslie Peters ' and his wife Dorothy, of Columbia, Mississippi; i daughters Antoinette Parks . and her husband Willie, of Hayward, and Rose Greer and her husband Ronnie, of Memphis, Tennessee; sons Lloyd A. Lewis and his wife Sharon, of Los Angeles, and Kenny Chance and his wife Caron, of Quincy; grandchildren Brandon Parks and wife Vivian, Keith Parks, Antonio Greer, Justin Greer, Damani Lewis and Symphony Lewis; great-grandchildren Breana . Parks, Brandon Parks Jr., Kameron Greer, Simone Greer and Korie Greer; sisters Bobbi Gordon and Kaye Gordon and her husband Robert, all of Louisiana; brother Larry Lewis and his wife Barbara, of Kansas City, Kansas; along with his trusted canine companion Rocky and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. He was lovingly called "Papa Lloyd" by Jan Baehr, Judy Norris, Jason Munoz, Erik and Margarite Vogelssang, Dave Meibert, Olga Davis, Porcha See Obits, page 3B i ct nument .me/e** eautt/ established 1929 Monuments Benches Signs Borders Address Stones GRANITE - MARBLE - NATURAL STONE 110 PACWIC STREET. P.O, Box 1766 PORTOLA CA 96122 MANNI FUNERAL HOME AND EVERGREEN CREMATORY (530) 832-1908 FAX (530) 832-6828 WWW.CHILCOOTMONUMENT.NET Review and Comment On the Draft 2015 Short Range Transit Plan Share your thoughts with the Plumas County Transportat on Commission concerning the Draft 2015 Short Range Transit Plan. The 2015 Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) provides insight into the various elements of transit services offered in Plumas County and provides guidance and recqmmendations regarding effectiveness and efficiency improvements that will ensure that transit services will meet the needs of the residents of Plumas County. A link to a copy of the Draft Short Range Transit Plan can be found under on the County of Plumas Website: You may comment on Draft Short Range Transit Plan by: Mail, Email, Fax, Internet, or at the following Plumas County Transportation Commission meeting: Monday, February 23rd at 1:30 pm Plumas County Public Works 1834 E. Main Street Quincy, CA 95971 Email______: or Fax: (530)283-6323 Mail: Plumas County Transportation Commission 1834 East Main Street - Quincy, CA 95971 Phone: Jim Graham - (530) 283-6169 Comments will be accepted through Monday, February 23, 2015 REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting please contact staff at the Department of Public Works at (530) 283-6268. Notification prior to the meeting will enable the County to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility. CELEBRATE A LIFE LIVED. With over 25 years experience, Greg Marr and Associates have been a part of your family when you've needed them most. Find out how you can celebrate the life of your loved one with gentle guidance and individual touch. Serving Plumas, Sierra and Lassen Counties, Manni Funeral Home arranges home appointments if you are unable to travel. CAL-FD 158- CR 300 WWW.MANNIFUNERALHOME.COM 530-832-4673 I Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center / Rape Crisis Center in partnership with Plumas Rural Services / Domestic Violence Services Announce a FREE Peer Counseling & Advocate Training for 2015. This extensive two.week / 72 hour Sexual Assault / Domestic Violence Training takes plaee at these dates, times and loeations: Tuesday, Feb. 17th thru 20th at PCIRC, 591 Main Street Quincy S/A Conference Room; 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM ~AND~ Monday Feb. 23rd thru 27th at PRS, 711 Highway 70 Quincy DVS Conference Room, 2nd floor; 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM A Certificate of Completion for Sexual Assault Peer Counselors will be awarded to those who successfully complete this 72 hour training and wish to volunteer on the Plumas Sierra Crisis Line or/and work for P.C.I.R.C. A certificate of attendance will be awarded to those who attend for the information. A Certificate of Completion for Domestic Violence Peer Counsel.ors will be awarded to those who successfully complete the 72 hour training. For more info and to sign up, please call: PCIRC at 530. 283. 5515--OR-PRS at 530. 283. 5675 .THIS FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY IS PROVIDED THROUGH A GENEROUS GRANT FROM THE CALIFORNIA OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES (Ca|OES).