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2B Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS / LAW and ORDER OBITUARIES Joan Steinle As a young woman, Joan She is survived by brother Cambridge, Iowa, to the late worked at a soda fountain in John (Carla) Hedger, Redwood Frank and Effa (Beckley) Oakhurst, and a few summers City; children Bruce (Christy) Scott, as a young child she and for Curry Company in Steinle, Spokane, Wash.; Julie her family moved to Los Yosemite National Park, but (Kevin) Alto, Eden Prairie, Angeles where Margaret was she found her true calling as Minn.; Fred (Kathy) Steinle, raised and educated. Margaret an educator. Joan taught Carson City, Nev.; moved to Reno, Nevada in the more than a full generation of grandchildren Shannon, early 40s and it is here she met students at Greenville Callie, Christopher, Melissa,a handsome deliveryman Elementary School. Teaching and Fritz; nephew J.C. (Lucy)named Robert Cooke whom the children of her former Hedger; niece Jennifer she later married. Margaret students was a late-career (Gabriel) Hedger and other was employed as a Sales Clerk treat. Early mornings and late family members, for J.C. Penny Company for nights were filled with The family expresses some twenty years. preparing lessons, typing ditto sincere thanks to the San Luis In 1957 following the masters and grading papers. ObiSpo Visiting Angels for couple's retirement Margaret Most vacations saw Joan providing the care and and her late husband Bob continuing her own education companionship that Joan moved to the northeastern as well as spending time needed during the last year. California community of developing thematic lessons Also many thanks to Joan's Taylorsville where they so that her students would cousin, dear friend and immediately became an active love learning as much as she "personal angel," Jo Ann part of the community. She did. Ernst, for her unselfish and Bob became stalwarts in Mom was "sharp as a tack" assistance and love. the Taylorsville Community right up to life's end, still Mom and dad always United Methodist Church doing her crossword puzzles showed their love and where Margaret served as the in pen. affection to everybody that church organist for some forty Joan was a long-term crossed their path. Even years. She served as member of First Lutheran though failing health made co-curator and founder of the Church in Greenville, where attending church difficult, she Taylorsville Museum, served she served as an occaslonat nela aany devotmnals and her as a 4-H leader for fifteen organist and sang in the choir. Bible was set for April 14 years, served as a cub scout After retirement, Forrest and lessons before she passed on.leader while residing in Reno Joan frequently worshipped at M0m remained faithful since prior to moving to Zion Lutheran Church in San the recent passing of her' Taylorsville and was a Luis Obispo. loving husband and our longtime member of the Supportive of her children's ' family rejoices that they are Washoe Horseman school achievements and together once again. Association. Margaret was an involvement, she also fostered Please remember their avid quilter and was her children's interests in 4-H strong faith, warm hearts instrumental in starting the (Indian Head Chapter) and and kindness as you continue Taylorsville Sewing and Boy Scouts (Troop 23), and your life. Quilting Group. was active in the local chapter Funeral service will be the Margaret joins her beloved of AAUW. She was a talented afternoon of Sunday, May 25, husband; Robert "Bob" artist and loved tO paint in at First Lutheran Church in Cooke, four brothers and two watercolor, sew, quilt, garden Greenville. Instead of flowers, sisters in their eternal home and cook. the family asks that you with the Lord. Forrest and Joan were like donate to your favorite In passing, Margaret leaves "two peas in a pod" and rarely charity, in mom's name. her loving daughter and son, seen apart. Their later years Correspondence can be sent Jean Whittey of Sparks, Nev., were filled with many trips to: Steinle Family, P.O. Box Edward T. Crume of Eugene, through the American West, 864, Cayucos, CA 93430. Ore., nine children, 23 enjoying Native American grand-and a number of cultur and art. We will Margaret Lois Cooke great-grandchildren. remember all the laughter and Former longtime A celebration of Margaret's love shared around the Taylorsville resident life will take place at the nightly dinner table in Margaret Lois Cooke passed graveside in the Taylorsville Greenville and at the Cayucos from this life peacefully with District Cemetery, alongside cottage, her family at her side on her late husband, 1 p.m. Joan was precededin death Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, Wednesday, April 30. A time by her pax ents apd her at her daughter's residence in of visitation and viewing will titl band Forregf. , ..... , Sparks; Nexk ......... : " take place at the Fehrman Born Feb. 28, 1914, in Mortuary Chapel-Greenville from 9 -11 a.m. prior to the services. Margaret had asked that any remembrances in her memory be made to the Building Fund of the Taylorsville Community United Methodist Church c/o and most other insuranceplans, Pharmacy You'll Also Enjoy Free Delivery and Lower Prices. . Longtime Greenville and Hamilton Branch resident Joan Steinle, age 80, died suddenly at her family cottage in Cayucos, on April 13, 2014. Her son Fred was by her side. Daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and friend Joan Marie Hedger .qfoinl~ was born in Tulare County, to Myrta Gllck and Arthur Hedger, was raised in Coarsegold and graduated from Sierra High School where she was a member of the marching and concert bands and a life member of CSF. She graduated from CSU Fresno back when it was "Fresno State" and she was a member of Delta Zeta sorority, living in Mary Baker Hall. While attending college, she met Forrest Steinle and they married May 27, 1955. Forrest and Joan spent their wedding night in the Cayucos cottage that Forrest's parents, Fred and Rosina (Fleig) Steinle of Paso Robles had just purchased; the honeymooners were the first family members to stay in the cottage. The young family moved several times within central California before settlifig in Greenville in 1967 where they raised their children, Bruce, Julie and Fred. They split their final years between homes at Lal eiAtm rlot and4 Cayucos. Fehrman Mortuary, P.O. Box 803,.Greenville, CA 95947. John Henry Lee Sr. In passing Henry leaves his loving wife and best friend, Flossie Lee, of Quincy; sons Rodney and his wife Teresa Lee, of Oroville, John Henry Lee Jr. of Stanislaus; Orlando "Van" Lee, of LaPine, Ore., Aaron Lee, of Quincy; daughters Oneather Lee, of Redding, and Brenda Lee, of Los Angeles, nine grand- and twelve great-grandchildren. Henry is the last of 23 children. A celebration of Henry's life took place at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the Fehrman Mortuary Chapel in Quincy. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family, along with signing the memorial guest register, is available online at The family asks that any remembrances in Henry's memory be made to the Plumas County Crisis Center, c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory. P.O. Box 53, Quincy, CA 95971. Longtime Quincy resident John Henry Lee Sr. passed from this life peacefully at his residence with his loving wife of 56 years and many other family members at his side, Saturday morning, April 19, 2014. Born Dec. 22, 1937, in /vIabb~, Let., LU tlt~ l~tt~ Louisiana natives Cy and Ruth (Sweetman) Lee, Henry -- as he affectionately became known --moved with his DEATH NOTICE family to Quincy when he was+ 10 years old. Henry is a 1956 BilUe Jean McKinney graduate of Quincy High Lake Almanor resident School where he was a Billie Jean McKinney passed member of their track team. It away at the Long Term Care is said that even at age 40 the Unit of Seneca Health Care youngsters in the family still District, Thursday April 17, could not out run him. 2014, with her On June 28, 1958, Henry granddaughter, Jeanenne, at married his high school her side. sweetheart Flossie Baker in She was born April 29, Reno, Nev., and to this union 1924, in Portland, Ore., to the four sons and two daughters late William and Mary (See) were born. Bender. Henry had a love of In passing, Jean leaves her automobiles and went on to daughter Donna, of Lake continue his education at Almanor, along with six Universal Technical Institute grandchildren and fifteen where he graduated from great-grandchildren. their auto mechanics She is preceded in passing program. Unable to find work by her husband Don and son in the auto repair business, Douglas. Henry entered the Following cremation at construction field, a trade he Fehrman Crematory, worked at for some forty private family services will years, retiring in 1995. take place. Inurnment will Henry enjoyed, theoutdoors take piace alongside her hunting and fishing, while~his ' husband in the Chester passions in life-were his love District Cemetery. An of his work, either working in opportunity to express your construction or repairing condolences to the family automobiles. He was an avid along with signing the fan of both the San Francisco memorial guest register is 49ers and the Los Angeles available online at Lakers. CHP REPORT left side and Nelson picked it turn from the No. 2 lane, to up and moved it further from cut across the median on the The following incidents are the roadway. Nelson and emergency vehicle access submitted by Quincy CHP as a Strong waited on the east road. The front of the Toyota tentative summary pending the shoulder for medical collided with the left rear door conclusion of the assistance. They were both of the Honda. Both vehicles investigation(s), wearing DOT approved came to rest in the No. 1 lane helmets. Strong was of southbound Hwy. 395, just Highway 89, April 20 life-flighted to Enloe Hospital north of the Nevada border. At approximately 5:45 p.m., in Chico, with a possible All parties in both vehicles Andrew T. Nelson, 29, of broken left leg and abrasions declined medical treatment. Quincy, was driving a 2003 to her back. Nelson Yamaha ZF1 northbound on complained of minor injuries, Quincy, April 22 Highway 89 south of the Wolf including pain to his left leg According to the CHP Creek Underpass at a stated and knee. report, Miriam Marquez, 18, speed of 60 mph. His of Quincy, had been having passenger, Danyell Strong, 29, Highway 395, April 22 some trouble with her 1999 of Chester, was riding on the Clifton Pierce was driving Chrysler Sebring for several seat behind Nelson. Nelson his 2013 Honda at weeks. The vehicle had been drove the Yamaha onto a approximately 8:23 a.m. He making some strange noises ridge in the roadway from a entered southbound Highway and sounded as if she was cutout and lost control. 395 from Long Valley Road. He dragging a chain. The According to the CHP report, o proceeded to travel previous week, as she parked the front end began to wobble southbound in the No. 2 lane. in front of her residence, she and the vehicle drove onto the Deborah Brown, 17, of heard a clank as a piece of east shoulder. Nelson tried to Westwood, was driving a 2006 metal fell from her vehicle. regain control but was unable Toyota southbound on Hwy. 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