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2B Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL ST0000.TISTICS OBITUARIES Dnna Faye Richardson Donna Faye Richardson passed from this life to meet her Lord and Savior Dec. 21, 2011. She was born Nov. 4, 1938, in Panhandle, Texas, to Carl and Millie Newton. She graduated Panhandle High School in 1957. She began playing piano at the age of 3 and started play- ing in church when she was 6 years old at the Panhandle Assembly of God. She was in various musical groups and enjoyed performing and singing. In 1960 she married Robert E. Richardson and they had five children. The family settled in Sierra Valley in ]966, coming to Portola to stay in 1972. Donna began giving piano lessons in 1969 and continued to teach even into December 2011. Donna was a very active member of Loyalton Assem- bly of God Church as their pianist as well as the STAR sponsor for Missionettes, and Sunday school secretary. She Obituary Policy Feather Publishing offers free Death Notices or Paid Obit- uaries. Paid Obituaries start at $70 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 email typesetting@, subject obit. also wrote many songs and plays and played other in- struments. She was an avid seamstress and also.a quilter. She enjoyed reading at all times and doing family tree. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Millie Newton, 1986 and 2007, respectively; her brother Howard Newton, 2006; a baby boy, 1964; and her beloved husband Bob Richardson, February 2007. Donna is survived by her sister Odessie Voight (Archie), of Texas City, Texas; daughter Odessie Welch (Ray), of Portola; son Robert Richardson, of Susanville; daughter Melody Ramsey (Michael), of Chil- coot; daughter Carla Barclay (Todd), of Portola; grandchil- dren Donna Jean Welch, Rachel Kent (Matthew), Caren Ramsey, Daniel Ramsey (Cindy), Curtis, Jeremey, Zachary, Makiah and Nolan Barclay; and cousins, extended family members, many nieces, nephews, friends and col- leagues. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed. Services were held at Loyalton Assembly of God Church Saturday, March 10. Arrangements are under the direction of Manni Funeral Home. Dieter Roman Kleinhans Dieter Roman Kleinhans, of Portola, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012, after a short stay at a skilled nurs- ing facility in Grass Valley. Dieter was born Nov. 26, 1927, in Landsberg, Germany, to Rolf and Hildegard (Panzram) Kleinhans. Before the outbreak of World War iI, the family relocated to Switzerland. Dieter gradu- ated from ETH, the Swiss Federal Institute of Tech- nology, Zurich, with a mas- ter's degree in aerodynamics in 1953. M Mallery & MaUery Attorneys at Law PROBATE TRUST ADMINISTRATION ESTATE PLANNING FAMILY LAW 257-4300 125 South Lassen St. Susanville nument established 1929 ' ' : E: , Monuments Benches Signs Borders Address Stones GRANITE - MARBLE NATURAL STONE 110 PACIFIC STREET, P.O. BOX 1766, PORTOLA CA 96122 (530) 832-1908 FAx (530) 832-6828 WWW.CHILCOOTMONUMENT.NET i  ] The Plumas Superior Court is looking for A FEW GOOD i , ,..d PEOPLE Soon the Plumas Superior Court will be choosing 19 county citizens to serve as members of the 2012-2013 Plumas County Grand Jury. Do you have what it takes? PETER M. TALIA Attorney at Law 257-5199 The Grand Jury is a critically important element in our county. It is authorized by law to investigate all branches of local government to be assured that they are being administered efficiently, honestly, and in the best interests of its citizens. To serve as a grand juror, you must: Be a US Citizen Be 18 years of age or older Be of sound mind and body Be able to understand and speak English Have not been convicted of a felony or malfeasance in office Not now be an elected public official Be a resident of Plumas County for at least one year Be able to maintain confidentiality Susanville Grand Jurors will be expected to meet one day a month as a group. In addition, they may be required to attend sub-committee meetings more frequently. They should plan on devoting several hours a week toward Grand Jury business. How much time each juror spends on the Grand Jury will depend on their assignment and the amount of time they are able to offer. If you have some free time and would like to contribute your services to our county, please send your name, address, phone number, ., e-mail address if you have One to: Ms. Therese Phelps, Deputy Jury Commissioner Plumas Superior Court 520 W. Main St., #304 Quincy, CA 95971 E-mail: therese.phelps @ Tel. (530) 283-6297 All responses must be received by March 29, 2012 During his studies at ETH, Dieter had the opportunity to participate in a work/study program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. He then treated himseff to a road trip east to west across the USA, and vowed that he would return to California. In 1954, Dieter accepted a position at McDonald Douglas in Santa Monica, and later was employed by Hughes Air- craft in Canoga Park. Ursula and Dieter met in Santa Monica in 1962 and married in 1966. Christa was born 1971, and Michael was born 1973. The family made the decision to move from a big city to a more rural area in 1977, and created their home just outside Portola. Dieter was active with real estate syndication in Plumas and Sierra counties. He also arranged for scuba diving trips to worldwide destina- tions. He was an avid out- doorsman, with a passion for skiing, hiking, backpacking, fishing and scuba diving. Dieter loved to travel, enjoyed the hobby of wood- working and flew a single engine Piper for many years. He is survived by his spouse, Ursula, of 45 years; his children, Rolf Kleinhans (his wife Karin and their son, Lukas, age 9), of Grass Valley; Christa Kleinhans Turtle (her husband Robert and children Erika, age 4, and Morgan, age 2), of Austin, Texas; and Michael Kleinhans, of Reno, Nev.; and by his brothers, Conrad and Kurt Egloff, of Zurich, Switzerland. The family is planning a celebration of Dieter's life May 12 in Portola. Dean Runyon Lantrip Dean Runyon Lantrip passed into rest March 1, 2012, due to illness. Dean was born in Merced July 10, 1934, to Leslie St. and Ada Lantrip. He was a member of the Portola High Class of 1953. He is survived by his loving wife June (Detrick), whom he married March 6, 1954. During their 58-year marriage they raised four children: Calvin, Leilani, Traci (DeCesare) and Lisa (Brewster). He is also sur- vived by 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchil- dren. During his career, he was postmaster of Oroville and Paradise. H was a member of the Toastmasters and Rotary Club. During the 1960s he was also heavily in- volved in the Boy Scouts, serving as Scoutmaster for a number of years. He also enjoyed his hobby of maintaining his collection of 7,200-plus unique ashtrays. Dean was a loving hus- band, a great father and a good man. He was generous, had a good sense of humor and was unflaggingly honest. He will be deeply missed. 0 If you or your organization % needs information on how to , protect your child from sexual abuse, Call the Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center at 283-5515, Ext. 15. ..... Crisis Line Resource 283-4333  Center  -877-332-2754 or 283-5515 J A program of Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center is proud to welcome a new addition to our shelter Grooming now available at High Sierra Animal Rescue Please call Anita Chang at 530-832-4177 to make an appointment for your dog. I JHoney Lake Valle, Headstones & Cemetery Supplies Mobile Service - "We'll come to you" 5% Off or we will beat any competitors prices. @ Head Stones : Monuments : Engraving ',', Granite or Concrete Coping & Borders Noah H Henri Miller Free installation AVAILABLE 7 DAYS 4;. B AM-8 PM 257-7523 or Cell 249-9011 I! 704-790 Thornton Rd ulanville r t A celebration of his life was held March 10 at the family residence in Oroville. Geraldine Fern Alt Quincy resident Geraldine Fern Alt passed from this life Monday, March 5, 2012, at her residence at the age of 90. Born in Hopeton to Manuel and Mary (Azevedo) Moniz Jan. 12, 1922, she was raised in Snelling and attended. school in Tracy. She moved to San Francisco out of high school to help in the war effort working in the ship- yards. Here she met Chuck Terry, whom she later married, and to this union three children were born. This union later ended in divorce. Geri, as she affectionately became known, met Harry Alt and the couple was united in matrimony in 1949. To this union one precious daughter was born. Harry was employed with the railroad and was trans- ferred back and forth be- tween Plumas County and Stockton. The family resided in Portola from 1950 to 1951 and in Quincy 1954 - 57 and again in 1960. They remained in Quincy. A devoted member of the Roman Catholic faith, Gerri regularly attended St. John's Catholic Church. She enjoyed working in her yard and garden as well as relaxing with good music. In passing, Geri leaves her ' daUghf6r 'Dbih Marfi'fl!nd husband Henry, of Qutiay; son Vance Terry, of Quincy; brother Robert Moniz, of Tracy; sister Beverly Ander. son and husband Paul, of Modesto; along with the prides of her later life, her seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Geri joins her parents; husband of 38 years, Harry; daughters LaVonne Miller and Valerie Terry; and sister Oppie in their eternal home. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated for the repose of Geri's soul 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, at her beloved St. See Vitals, page 3B * Mediated Civil Dispute Resolution e Estate Planning and Probate o Business Planning and Real Estate Gentle, effective family dentistry Emily S. 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