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2la Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS DEATH NOTICES OBITUARIES Wayne William Bissell Wayne Bissell, born Jan: 10, 1941, died April 17, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada, after a long illness. There are no services scheduled. Horace Kimball Norton Horace Kimball Norton died April 29, 2015, at Emeritus of Yorba Linda. He was born in Detroit, Michigan, on June 5, 1922, to Harvard and Ellen (Queen) Norton. In passing Kim leaves his wife, Virginia May Norton, of Yorba Linda; stepson Maurice McCaughin, of Yorba Linda; stepdaughter Diane Browern, of Sisters, Oregon; four step-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren. Kim joins his parents, wife, Jole, and one brother in their eternal home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for the repose of Kim's soul at noon Thursday, May 7, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Greenville. Private interment will take place alongside his late wife Jole in the Greenville District Cemetery. An opportunity to express condolences and sign the memorial guest register is available online at MARRIAGE LICENSES April 24 Dani Michelle Baldwin and Zackary Scott Stromberg, both of Sparks, Nevada. April 27 Cambria Lynn Gerard and Nicholas David Bagby, both of Chester. April 28 Kelly Ann Miller, of Portola, and Joshua William Hunter, of Graeagle. April 30 Christen Marie Sunshine Billman and Joshua Lewis Peters, both of Greenville. Jordan Ann Kalbaugh and Matthew James Cardin, both of Portola. Obituary Policy Feather Publishing offers free Death Notices or paid Obituaries. I Paid Obituaries start at $80.and may include a photo for an :additional $10. For more information or to arrange for these i notices, contact any of our offices during business hours or e-mail, subject obit. Clifton Steveson Duncan Clifton Steveson Duncan, 64, of Gridley, passed away Wednesday, April 29, in Portola at.his home. Clifton was born Oct. 6, 1950, in Oroville, to Calvin and Zelma Duncan, of Gridley. He graduated from Biggs High School and lived in the Gridley area until 1999. He married the love of his life, Shirley Duncan, on Sept. 19, 1981. Together they raised six children: Marilyn Clausen, Melinda McLaughlin, Ron Carnes, Marc Duncan, Donny Carries and Clint Duncan. Clifton found great joy in his 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Clifton was a loving husband and father; he called everyone family. His family and friends will miss him dearly and find peace in knowing he's with their heavenly father. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, May 6, at 2 p.m. at the Whispering Pines hileoot established 1929 110 Monuments Benches Signs Borders Address Stones GRANITE - MARBLE NATURAL STONE PACIFIC STREET P.O. BOX 1766 PORTOLA CA 96122 (530) 832-1908 FAX (530) 832-6828 WWW.CHILCOOTMONUMENT.NET URIN Karl Shiflett & The Big Country Show Larry Gillis and the West Coast Swampgrass Ron Spears and Within Tradition The Get Down Boys James Reams and The Barnstormers Lonesome Otis Grasskickers Red Dog Ash The Hossetts Pre-Sale Tickets: s45 3 Days of Music! Camp: 6/23-6/25 .s200 sus.nv, Oned; Secure QUilt R00 II Cemetery, Portola. A second memorial service will be held Saturday, May 9, at 11 a.m. at the Assembly of God, 524 Bell St., Reno, Nevada. Local services are entrusted to Manni Funeral Home. Theodore Milton 'Ted' Lacy With his loving family at his side, Theodore "Ted" Milton Lacy peacefully passed from this life Tuesday morning, April 21, 2015, at his residence outside of Taylorsville. Born June 8, 1925, in Winfield, Kansas, to Weston and Carol (Lewis) Lacy, as a young child he and his family migrated West, first to Idaho and later Washington, finally settling on a small farm outside of Salem, Oregon. It is here Ted -- as he affectionately became known -- graduated from high school as a member of the Class of 1943. While attending high school, Ted worked as an orderly in the local hospital while als0 helping out on the local ambulance. Ted entered the military shortly out of high school where he was a naval aviation cadet and attended college in Pocatello, Idaho, waiting for a slot to begin his flight training. The slot finally came open and;justas. Ted was to solo, World War II ended. He was honorably discharged and continued his education at Oregon State in Corvallis, Oregon, before graduating from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, as a member of the Class of 1946. While attending college and as an aviation cadet he was introduced to a pretty. young lady, Gweneth Pate, on her one and only blind date and, as their love for one another grew through their letter writing, the couple was later united in marriage in Corvallis, Oregon, on Oct. 6, 1945. To this union of over 69 years two sons and a daughter were born. In fall 1950, they sold all their furniture to travel to Southern California to study Scientology and Dianetics with L. Ron Hubbard before moving north to settle in the San Francisco Bay area where Ted began what became a 17-year career working as a program developer in the personnel training division of a number of companies during his career. Upon his retirement some 15 years ago, Ted and Gwen moved to Taylorsville from Ben Lomond. Ted enjoyed learning about and operating his computer in his later life, something he did not have time to do during his working career, as well as relaxing reading, especially studying spiritual self-help. In passing, Ted leaves his loving wife Gweneth, of TaylorsviUe; sons Michael and his wife Carol, of Taylorsville, and Steve Lacy, of New Orleans, Louisiana; daughter Kathleen Lacy-Elliott and her husband Bill, ofLa Selva Beach; his precious grandchildren Tracey, Jennifer and Jeremy; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Ted joins his sister, Virginia Prather, along with their parents, in their eternal home. A private family celebration of Ted's life is planned. An opportunity to express condolences to the : family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at Lawrence Edwin 'Ed' Sylvester Lawrence Edwin "Ed" Sylvester, beloved husband, brother, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully into his eternal rest April 7, 2015, at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nevada, after a long and active life, He was born March 13, 1925, in Lindsay to Martha Katherine and Charles Sylvester, and grew up with. his siblings, Marjorie and Doris, in the vicinity of Santa Anderlini & McSweeney LLP Terry Anderlini is a Northern California Super Lawyer, a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney and Past President of the State Bar of California. We specialize in litigation including wild fire litigation and serious personal injury cases. Local References Call 650-212-0001 and ask for Terry Anderlini or Chris Andersen tanderlini@amlawffice'cm candersen@amlawoffice.eom FREE CONCERT FAMILY NIGHT Come for a fun time of inspiring worship music and great family instrumentation! This family is loaded with talent and will be performing their original acoustic folk .music. Bring your friends, family and neighbors. You will love this energetic young band featuring Creative originals and great covers. Spirited, passionate, demonstrating a robust musical creativity that is both rare and remarkable! This is one band you won't want to miss! Location: 92202 Ede St (In Sierra Valley), Vinton, CA Cruz. He graduated from Santa Cruz High School in 1942, where he had distinguished himself as a fine musician, playing his beloved trumpet in the dance bands and concert bands in the area. He entered the U.S. Navy in March 1943 and served with honor in the vicinity of Anchorage, Alaska, until February 1946 as an airplane mechanic. After the war, he served as a mechanic for United Airlines and worked in various trades related to the construction industry. He eventually had a flooring business and later a Formica business in the Redwood City area. He married Ruth Amy Anderson in May 1951 in Redwood City, and soon after began their family -- which was the work of their life and their pride and joy: Gregory Allen, Richard James and Jane Katherine. Both Ed and Ruth took great pains in nurturing and encouraging the talents of their children, and later their grandchildren. They went to whatever lengths necessary to attend countless sporting events, plays and concerts, and took their family on memorable skiing, camping, hunting and fishing trips. Ruth and Ed relocated their family from the Bay Area to Lake Almanor in 1970. There they quickly joined the civic, religious and school life of the area. Ed was a longstanding member of the Chester Lions Club and served for many years as a fire commissioner. He and Ruth were both active in their respective church congregations and in the schools, and were very , involved in the musical life of the Chester/Lake Almanor Basin. They were very involved in the Chester Community Chorus since its inception, and Ed,serv~'e~ts one 0f!itS~ ::: conductors early on. Ed also: played in -- and later led -- the Lake Almanor Country Club Dance Band, playing dance music, polkas, Dixieland and concert music for many social and civic events, including Chester's Fourth of July celebrations for many years. He was also a member of the American Legion and was well known for his heartfelt renditions of taps at various graveside services and Memorial Day celebrations over the years. Ed's parents and his wife Ruth preceded him in his death. He is survived by his sisters Marjorie and Doris; his children Gregory Allen Sylvester and his wife Kelly, of Cody, Wyoming, Richard (Rick) James Sylvester and his wife Melissa, of Chester: and Jane Katherine Brown, of Westwood; his precious grandchildren Ryan, Casey, Tanner, Annie, Caleb and Cassidy Sylvester, Alicia Roland, Katie Brownelle, and Deborah and David Brown; . and four. great-grandchildren. Services in his memory will be held at the Chester Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Friday, May 8, with a graveside service to follow for family and close friends at the Chester Cemetery. Anyone wishing to make donations in Ruth or Ed's memory are invited to make contributions to either the Chester Community Chorus or to the Darcy Goolsby Music Scholarship Fund, which is administered by the chorus. If donors prefer, they may make a contribution to a humanitarian aid organization of their choice. The family thanks the many friends and associates of Ed and Ruth in the community who made all of their lives, but especially Ed and Ruth's, so joyous. t