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2B Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL ST kTISTI CS OBITUARIES Vonnie-linn Humbird Vonnie-linn Humbird, 77, of Council, Idaho, passed Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, of lung cancer. Vonnie was born in Berkeles Oct. 16, 1936, to Floyd Lester "Les" & Lila Ames. The family moved to Twain, where Vonnie married David Marsh and had three children: Rebecca L. (Greg) Wunsch, Cynthia L. (Fred) Pierson and David H. (Janet) Fox. They divorced and she later married Carl J. Fox of Willows, who adopted all three of her children. She worked for the Postal Service in the Feather River Canyon and had a career in banking in the Quincy and Willows area. After retirement and Carl's death, she married Don Humbird and joined him in Council, Idaho, in 2005. She is survived by her husband Don Humbird, of Council; daughters Rebecca Wunsch of Council, and Cynthia Pierson, of Hollywood; daughter-in-law Janet Fox of Emmett, Idaho, and step-daughter Toni Maki of Rend, Nev. Also included are four grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren, sister Geniene (Gary) Burns of Culpeper, Va., sister-in-law Patsy Sue Ames of Granby, Mo., and numerous nieces and nephews. Vonnie was predeceased by her parents, her brother Frank and her son David. Vonnie enjoyed hunting and fishing, playing cards and Bunko, and loved organizing get-togethers with family and friends. Vonnie's wishes were to be cremated and then interned at the cemetery in Willows at a later date. John (David) Pope John (David) Pope, formerly of Twain, left us on Feb. 14, 2014, at the age of 67 to be with his Maker. He is preceded in death by his parents John and Geneva Pope and his daughter Erin Pope. He is survived by his daughters, Samantha Pope and Jennifer Anderson, and their mother Tammy Pope, siblings Linda Lile and Dean Pope and family, grandchildren Ally and Liam Anderson, and many more family and friends, Goodbye, for now, our friend. See you at the horseshoe pits. We miss and love you. A gathering in memory of David will be held March 1, in Somis, Calif. Please contact the family for details. Norman Edward 'Cotton' Shelton Longtime Quincy resident Norman Shelton, 95, peacefully went to his eternal resting place on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, while receiving care at Renown Medical Center in Rend. Norman was born to parents Edward and Maude Shelton in Redding on May 5, 1918. His father worked for the California Division of Highways, building the Northern California highway system, so Norm spent the better part of his youth moving from one northern California town to another, eventually settling down in Weed, where he graduated with honors from high school in 1937. That's where he met his high school sweetheart, Elinor Herberlie. The romance blossomed and the CELEBI :ATE A LIFE LIVED. 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Norm attended Chico State for two years before deciding he needed to serve his country. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and was discharged in 1946. Using his college studies and military training in accounting and personnel, Norm began a 34-year career with Pacific Gas and Electric, initially in Chico. While there, he served on the President Council at the University of California, Chico. Being both ambitious and tenacious, he began in the accounting department for PG&E and quickly rose through the ranks, eventually becoming the utility's district manager for its Las Plumas Division in Quincy. During this time, he was considered one of the local experts on the Feather River Canyon's hydro operations "Staircase of Power" and subsequently served as chairman of the California Supervisor's Association's Committee on Agriculture and Water. After retiring in 1980, Norm spent several years working part time as a safety consultant for Feather Publishing Company. Norm was very civic-minded and showed a tremendous capacity for balancing his family responsibilities, career and his commitment to his community through the various service clubs To Subscribe 283-0800 " 257-5321 258-3115 * 832-4646 Get a Free Keych00n flashlight with lost-key protection with your insurance quote.* *Offer good until March 31, 2014 or while supplies last. Insurance - Travel Membership i:i I   Bob Phelps Insurance Agent Lic #0579096 252-5014 Fax 257-3762, Cell 386-3515 email: 2920 D Main St., Susanvitle CA and organizations. In Quincy, he was a past president of the Rotary Club, the Quincy Chamber of Commerce and was chairman of the Quincy Community Services District. He was also an active member and Grand Exalted Ruler of the Quincy Elks Lodge and fulfilled a lifelong dream of becoming a York Rite Master Mason of the Masonic Lodge a couple of years before his passing. Norm will be remembered as a gentle, compassionate and thoughtful man who could easily share his wealth of knowledge on a variety of subjects. He was an avid reader and always enjoyed a round of golf, good or bad. In addition to his wife Elinor, Norm was preceded in death by his daughter Pam in 2005. He is survived by his son Timothy and his wife Joyce of Sparks, Nev., and daughter Susan Shelton Ringbloom and her husband Drex of Chico, along with 19 grandchildren and one great-grandchild (with two more on the way) and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 8, at 1 p.m. at the Christ the King Episcopal Church on Lawrence Street in Quincy. A reception to share memories of Norm will follow. Graveside services will be held Monday, March 10, at 12:30 p.m. at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery, 11800 Gas Point Rd, in Igo, (just east of Redding). In lieu of flowers, the farhily request that donations in his memory be made to Plumas County Museum, 500 Jackson St. Quincy, CA 95971 Norm would want to share this parting thought for us in some of his personal reflections: "The onward progress of gathering family and friends, the recurring and giving of knowledge and love until at last, back to where we came, perhaps to begin again." Patricia Rose Lynch Quincy resident Patricia Rose Lynch passed from this .life peacefully Friday afternoon, Feb. 21, 2014, at Renown Medical Center located in Rend, Nev. Her loving family was at her side. Born in Madera to former fire chief John T. Brammer and his wife Hermalinda, Pat -- as she affectionately became know -- was raised and educated in Madera where she graduated from Madera High School as a member of the Class of 1945. It is during this time she was introduced to a handsome young Army aviator named James B. Lynch. She and Lt. Lynch were married on April 24, 1944, in Fresno. To this union three sons were born. The couple resided in Madera where they raised their family until moving to Quincy some forty years ago. Pat was a devout member of the Roman Catholic faith and while residing in Quincy was a regular attendee at St. MARaAGE John's Catholic Church. Pat LICENSES February,7  .... , ....... Stefar/i6 KathleefL PasqU6tfi  and Cory RonaRl'ravis Partlow, both of Quincy. February 13 Michael Loyd Welling, of Reno, Nev., and Karlene Hartwig Colombo, of Clio. February 14 Patricia Sweeney and Ysabel Martinez, both of Quincy. February 19 Xochitl Anna Torres and Stephen Harold Roche, both of Chester. February 20 Roger Matthew Oliver Iveson of Reno, Nv. and Chelsey Lyn Spencley of Sparks, Nv. was a devoted homemaker who always kept her family first and always had a place at the tablefoz, any other '.' child that wished to be there at any time. She served her community as a member of See Obits, page 3B CARDS of THANKS We would like to thank all of you who donated this year to the Brad Jennings 2013 Football Donation. It was an honor to keep this going in Bradley's memory. Again, thank you all for your support. Go "Raiders." Debbie Jennings Mike Floyd Mike McGahan e'a t'a e'd e'a e'd e', e e e e =p=p:p=p=p:P-PO-PO,P e Hi, my name is el Lola .P I am a Norwegian Forest Cat Cross. I am around 6 years old, a spayed female with all my current Shots. I was found down the canyon at the last rest stop. I am a very quiet, big girl who has only a whisper for a voice. I am a little shy, but very loving and beautiful. I have been at PAWS for seven months. I am very clean and would make a good senior companion or be comfortable in a quiet, non-busy home. PAWS 2453 I. Main St., Quincy 283-5433 .p O O O O O O numenl Monuments Benches Signs Borders Address Stones GRANITE MARBLE - NATURAL STONE 110 PACIFIC STREET P.O. 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