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2B Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS OBITUARIES Brett Caporaso I I 4 Our son and brother, Brett, passed away Feb. 2, 2012, from end-stage liver disease that stemmed from auto- immune hepatitis. He is survived by his mom, dad, sister, grandmother and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Brett was born July 5, 1981. We love and hold our child very dearly and he is missed more than we can say. Brett was a champion for our planet. He was compassionate about buying foods that were grown locally and organically, to support local farmers and to keep our foods pesticide- and GMO-free. Other passionsplace. This will not only be were converting used veg- a celebration of his life but etable oil to vehicle fuel another opportunity for life- as a way to reduce carbon long friends and family to emissions into our atmos- honor, love, laugh, cry and to phere, eating vegan so as not reminisce about our chil- to participate in consuming dren. We have had, and will animal products that pollute continue to have, wonderful our aquifers, and not using times together that are so plastics that not only harm important to share for those us personally but our envi- we have not only lost, but for ronment. He was insistent on all of us who continue to complete recycling unless it walk this beautiful planet. was compostable. Brett was not idealistic in this quest. It Fay Bela Smith was real and complete. Through all of Brett's I.: ...... .... hardships and battles with disease, his spirit remained strong. His heart kept beating with the love for his family and friends, as well as the natural world he valued so much. We know his soul will continue to climb every mountain and swim in every lake, river or stream he comes across. It is also important to note that this child fully loved and adored the women of his short 30 years. We could not Fay Bela Smith passed be prouder of those relation- away March 4. 2012. at the ships and his choices. Veteran's Community Life A celebration of Brett's life Center in Boise, Idaho, with will be held in August 2012 his family by his side. and we will announce those Fay was born in Horatio, plans as soon as they are in Ark., Feb. 1, 1925, to Ferd and hileoot established 1929 Monuments. Benches Signs Borders Address Stones GRANITE - MARBLE NATURAL STONE 110 PACIFIC STREET P.O. BOX 1766 PORTOLA CA (530) 832-1 908 FAX (530) 832-6828 WWW.CHILCOOTMON UM ENT.N ET 96122 Are you an experienced Builder or General Contractor needing windows & doors for your next project? Want to get on our Preferred Builder Bid List? We're not just a log bit company, join us to learn Custom Design Services Log, Timber & Conventional Home Materials Pachages Garages, Sheds & Outbuildings - hat. Log Timber Homes how we can help you! New Construction Windows &. Doors Replacement Window & Door Products Wood Care Stains, Caulb & Finishes Government Agency Coordination A ndF?ggfi 645 Main Street, Chester, CA 96020 (530)258-2379 www Superintendent PUSD Glenn Harris New Eligibility Guidelines for Low-Income Families to Quality for Nutritious Meals On March 14. State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson announced new eligibility guide- lines for low-income families to qualify for nutritious meals. In the California Department of Education's news release it states the following: "Under the Child and Adult Care Food Program, funded by the US Department of Agriculture, families with children in child care centers can qualify for free or reduced-price meals if their household in- come is equal to or less than income eligibility guidelines. Nearly 5,000 local day care centers and 17,000 sponsored family day care home providers in California participate in the CACFE Superintendent Torlakson urges every family to review the new qualify. You can find information on the eligibility scales at 1112.asp. guidelines to see if their children For those interested in locating day care home sponsors or child/adult day care centers by count), you can go to the following two websites: http :// asp What does this mean for our families? A family of four that earns $29,055 or less a year (up from $28,665 last year) can qualify for free meals and snacks. If you are your children need assistance and have not sought this benefit, I encourage you to check out the above websites, or contact the Plumas County Office of Education for assistance. PUSD and PCOE staff encourages all our families to seek assistance to ensure their children have access to healthy meals daily. Sincerely, Glenn R. Harris, Superintendent of Schools Ethyl Smith. His family moved to Clayton, Okla., where he graduated from Clayton High School in 1942. He was a pre-engineering student at Oklahoma Tech and then left college to join the Army Air Corps Aug. 5, 1943, in order to serve his country during World War II. Fay completed radio operator and mechanic school, flexible gunnery school and B-24 bombardment crew training. He was honorably discharged from the 464th AAF BU March 11, 1946. After the service, Fay moved to Greenville, Calif., to join his parents and went to work at Setzer's Mill. Fay left Setzer's Mill and worked as a timber failer for Lloyd Wheeler for two years and then started his own timber falling business, which he operated successfully in Indian Valley for many years. He married Lois Shirley Fisher Smith Nov. 30, 1946, in RenD. Nev. They had five children: Penny Smith, Ferd Smith, Kim Burfeind, Bernadene Treanor and Larry Smith. In 1957, Fay and Lois moved from Greenville to Taylorsville where they lived and raised their children. In 1976, Fay started work- ing for Columbia Helicopters as a logging supervisor. He spent his remaining working years in their employ and traveled throughout the West running many logging jobs. When Fay retired in 1987, he and Lois moved back to Taylorsville for a few years and then moved to Emmett, Idaho. where they spent many happy years. Fay was an avid sportsman and loved hunting, fishing and camping. He loved his family and friends very much and we all loved him: Besides his chil-, dren and their spouses, he survived by 25 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. I Laura Elizabeth Freeman Laura Elizabeth Freeman passed away March 9, 2012, at Country Villa Riverview in Susanvi!le, surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 21, 1921, in Marysville to Harry Hamlin, of' Red Bluff, and Juda Scott, of Marysville. She married Ralph Free- man July 13, 1940, in RenD, Nev., and lived in Crescent Mills. They had three chil- dren: Lily, Merry and Robert. They lived in Greenville where she worked at the Indian Valley Hospital for 20 years until she retired. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Ralph; and her two daugh- ters, Merry Britt and Lily Hamby. She is survived by her son Robert and Darlene Freeman, of Cottonwood; 11 grand- children; many great-grand- children and great-great- grandchildren; and several cousins, nephews and nieces. There will be a Mass celebrated for Laura Friday, March 23. at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Susanville. There will a graveside service for Laura held at a later date in Greenville Cemetery. Virginia S. "Ginger" Routhier It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our loving Mallery & Mallery Attorneys at Law PROBATE TRUST ADMINISTRATION ESTATE PLANNING FAMILY LAW 257-4300 125 South Lassen St. Susanville I I -JHoney - Headstones & Cemetery Supplies Mobile Service ~ "We'll come to you" 5% Off or we will beat any, competitors prices. 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In 1971, Ginger married Origene (Gene) Routhier, which brought his five chil- dren into the family. Gene and Ginger were very active and spent many hours fish- ing, gardening and playing cribbage until he passed away in 2002. They labored side by side to create a beau- tiful flower and vegetable garden, which was the envy of the neighborhood. They also enjoyed traveling after Gene's retirement, seeing most of the United States and parts of Mexico and Canada. Ginger was preceded in death by her two husbands, Dwane and Gene; brothers Bill, Tom, Steve, Chuck and John Rentz; sister Rose Miller; and step-son Wayne Burns. She is survived by her two remaining brothers, Ed and Marion Rentz; her children: Lynn Moore (Rick), Stephen. (Butch) Myers, Christine Smith, Ron (Pam) Myers, Jeff Myers and Vickie Newlin (Mike); and step-children Betty Harwick, Richard Routhier, Gar,9l Walker an'd'-Mfirie White (Dennis). She leaves behind 29 grandchildren and more than 35 great- grandchildren. Ginger will be remembered for her devotion to her children and grandchildren. who each received at least one hand-knitted sweater from her when they were growing up. Her beautiful smile radiated when she spoke about her family, her garden and winning cribbage See Vitals, page 3B 1 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. I ~ We want to thank all of the individuals who have from Q~@ adopted a pet us, the volunteers, Friends of the Plumas County Animal Shelter, J f#~# and our generous sponsors- American.yalley Animal Hospital, 0~@ Pet Country and The Quincy Drug Store. U You have all helped us save many pets' lives, e We would also like to let everyone knowthat the Shelter has a few certificates available for spaying and neutering. ~O Plumas County Animal Shelter e~e 201 North Mill Creek Road Quincy, CA 95971 "~@ Shelter hours are Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8am-5pm, closed 1-2pm for lunch and @@ @"~v closed weekends. : Plumas Animal Services charges a $10 fee and license fees ore $5 per year. @O@. l ~ An officer will dehver o pet to the adopting party's veterinary of choice to have the animal ~@ I altered in completion of the adoption requirement. For more information, call 283-3673 or visit qW' I ~@ or " @w@ ' . [ , .lS.onsored by: I CV t / I _I'D.)' DRUG STORE , ***.tZ/t,5" ...... 114 U Your local downtown full service pharmacy I ee@@ / = including veterinary compounding/ >