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28 Wednesday, May 9, 2001 Bulletin, Proc Newm l Leonard Howard Marsh, 63, died May 2, 2001, at his resi- dence in Portola. He was born Feb. 17, 1938, in San Mateo, to John Anthony and Mary Elizabeth White Marsh. He had been a resident of Portola for the past 16 years, moving there from Half-Moon Bay. Leonard worked for the San Jose Fire Department for 17 years, retiring as a captain in 1979. He then worked in the maintenance department of Nurseryman's Exchange in Half Moon Bay until moving to Portola. He had served as the chair- man of the Restore Lake Davis Coalition, and had been a member of the Calpine Elks Lodge No. 2432 of Portola and the Grizzly Lake Resort Im- provement District. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Colleen Marsh, of Portola; sons, Dennis and Bill Marsh, both of Loyalton, and Greg Marsh of Portola; broth- er, Edward Marsh of Colorado Springs, Colo.; sister, Barbara Seeman of Mlnden, Nev.; aunt, Florence Marsh of Santa Clara; and six grandchildren. Memorial services were held May 5, at Portola Station Bap- tist Church. Memorial donations may be made to Tahoe Forest Hospice, P.O. Box 759, Truckee, CA 96160; or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 4142, Quincy, CA 95971. "Rm~ly'~ Randolph "Randy" Arthur Johnson, 79, died Sunday, April 22, 2001, at the Long Term Care Unit of Indian Val- ley Health Care District in Greenville. He was born Feb. 16, 1922, in Winona, Minn. Randy had worked in the ,granite and marble industry for over 56 years. He learned his craft as a teenager in the quarries of Minnesota along- side his father. In 1951, he moved to Califor- nia to work for Raymond Granite Company, and in 1954 moved to Santa Rosa, to work for North Bay Monuments, re- tiring in 1979. During this peri- od of time, he operated John- son Memorial, retailing monu- ments throughout the north Bay Area. He moved to Greenville in 1979 to help his son start up Lake Almanor Monuments Inc., where he continued to help train employees and ad- By Victevla M~t~ Staff Writer Saturday, May 12, promises a variety of adventures and en- tertainment for children and their families as the annual Children's Faire, sponsored by the Plumas County Child Abuse Prevention Council, gets under way. Held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy, a num- ber of special events are planned, according to Colleen Davis, coordinator. A major attraction should be the arrival of the California National Guard drug demand reduction helicopter with vise with the construction of monuments until its sale in 1992. Randy was one of the last ar- tisans to practice his trade with hand tools, and was able to construct granite and mar- ble memorials from raw, quar- ried material. Some of his best craftsmanship can be viewed at St. Rose Catholic Church in Santa Rosa, where he was in- strumental in the design and construction of the sanctuary and altar of the church. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II as a member of the Seabees and helped maintain the airstrip on Guadalcanal. Randy enjoyed the outdoors, where, as a young man, he ran his own trap line throughout the wilderness of Minnesota. He enjoyed hunting and fish. ing and panning for gold along the streams of the area. He was preceded in death by his wives, Marian in 1992, and Hazel in 1999; son, Randy in 1998; and one sister. Randy is survived by his daughters, Kathlene M. Fehrman of Quincy, and Mart. ann Johnson-Pedro of Santa Rosa; one grandson; three granddaughters; and numer. ous step-children. Graveside services were held Monday, April 30, in the Greenville District Cemetery. The family requests any do- nations in his memory be made to the Elder Angels, P.O. Box 470876, San Francisco, CA 94147, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing the fi- nancial abuse of the elderly throughout northern Califor- nia. Vinita Lodeane Frazler Vinita Lodeane Frazier, 80, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at Northbrook Manor Care in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Memorial services will be held in Quincy at a later date. She was born in Mansfield, Mo., Dec. 12, 1920, and had been a Quincy resident for sev- eral year ........................................ Lodeane graduated from high school in 1938. She first worked in Lebanon, Mo., and later in Buffalo, Mo., where she met Hershel Fra- zier. They were married in 1941 in Sparks, Nev., and made their permanent home in Quincy. For several years, she worked at the Red and White in Quincy. She also worked at the Bank of America in Quin- cy. Three after her husband passed away, she was diag- nosed with Alzheimer's Dis- ease and entered a nursing home in Quincy in November of 1993. In 1994, Her brother, m Team Eagle, and a humvee with Team Wolf. According to Davis, the teams should be arriving at the fairgrounds at noon. Part of the teams' anti-drug message is informing children about career opPortunities and how drug use will mean they won't achieve those goals. The morning is kicked off at 10 a.m. as members of the Quincy and Pioneer elemen- tary school bands open the fes- tivities on a special note. Children will then be invited to participate in a variety of free or inexpensive activities, including the Friday Night Live obstacle course, drum- Robert, moved herto the nurs- ing home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where she lived until her death. She was preceded in death by her husband, Onnie Her- shel Frazier; and by her par- ents, Harold and Minnie Poole. Vinita is survived by her brother, Robert Pool of Mari- on, Iowa; and by her brother- in-law and sister-in-law, John and Betty Frazier; and numer- ous nieces and nephews in the Quincy area. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her memory be made to a local Alzheimer's Disease founda- tion, or to the charity of the donor's choice. Mary Ann foung Mary Ann Young, 78, died Saturday morning, May 5, 2001, at Seneca District Hospi- tal in Chester. She was born May 20, 1922, in rural Kansas. She moved to Westwood in 1951 from AxteU, Kan. Mary was a longtime mem- ber of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Westwood. She had helped raise numer- ous foster children within the Westwood community. She was an accomplished weaver and seamstress, who also enjoyed the outdoors through fishing. Mary is survived by her hus- band of 58 years, Ed, of West- wood; sons, Richard of We- natchee, Wash., and Timothy of Chelan, Wash.; sister, Tere- sa Heideman of Seneca, Kan.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Visitations were held Tues- day morning, May 8. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrat- ed at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, at Our Lady of the Snow Catholic Church in Westwood. Burial took place in the West- wood Cemetery. The family requests any do- She also lived many years in Oroville, where her late hus- band E.L. "Mac" McCann was employed as a special investi- gator for the Western Pacific Railroad. Frankie is survived by her brother, Clarence Maxwell of Carmichael; five grandchil- dren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her three sisters, Norma, Carey and Gladys "Skip"; brothers, .Watt, Lee and Jackie; three children, Robert Rich, Beverly Thomas and Vernon Rich; and grandson Richard Thomas. Services will be held May 26, at 1 p.m., at the Old Quincy Cemetery. Robert Perry Rich Robert Perry Rich, last sur- viving child of Francis " " rankle McCann, died in a nursing home in Carmichael Dec. 5, 2000. He was born in Oakland, but was raised in Quincy. He grad- uated from Quincy High School. Robert was a veteran of World War II, the Korean Con- flict and the Vietnam War. He retired from the Army after 29- 1/2 years of service to his country. Bob also retired from the Sacramento SheriWs De- partment after 11 years. He was a longtime member of the Shriner's Club of Sacra- mento. Robert is survived by his wife,- Connie Rich of Carmichael; children, Bobby Rich of Denver, Colo., Jeff Rich of Carmichael, and Bonnie Quiming of Spanaway, Wash.; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Beverly Thomas: and brother, Vernon Rich. Services will be held May 26, at 1 p.m., at the Old Quincy Cemetery. nations in her memory be made to the Altar Society ofI Our Lady of the Snows J Catholic Church, c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory, P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA 95947. Frances =Frankle" Edna McCann Frances "Frankie" Edna Mc- Cann died May 2, 2001, in a nursing home in Carmichael. She was born in Butterfly Valley Jan. 25, 1903, and resided in Quincy for most of her first fifty years. Frankie and her sister, Skip, were once proud owners, man- agers and cooks of Frankie and Skip's restaurant in the thir- ties, later known as Bob's, and currently operated under the name of The Courthouse Cafe. ruing, juggling, meeting the Cat in the Hat, visiting the pet- ting zoo, taking pony rides and a wide variety of other happen- ings. Food will also be available for sale by various organiza- tions. Members of the Plumas Ani- mal Welfare program will have pets to show that are available for adoption by parents. And Marsha Mae, of Slicks the Hair Mechanix, will be giving chil- dren free hair cuts, with their parents' permission, Davis said. Big rigs from various Plumas County Programs will also be available for children to check out and learn about. Cameron Micha~ Andrews Cameron' Wlichael Andrews was born to Tanya and Paul Andrews, of Citrus Heights, May 2, 2001, at 8:04 a.m. The new arrival weighed 10- 1/2 pounds, and was 22-1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents a~'e Sally Lowe of Roseville, and James Olchefske of Los Ange-. les. Paternal grandparents are Judith and Ken Andrews of Quincy. Michael Dan Washoe Michael Dan Washoe was born to Dwayne and Loreen Washoe, of Greenville, April 21, 2001, at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. The new arrival weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Carmen and Carolyn Ride- nour of Greenville. Paternal grandparents are Leland Washoe and Lee An- dria Haft of Greenville. Great-grandparents are Le- land Washoe, Sr. of Greenville, and Frieda Joseph of Oroville. Michael joins Anthony, 8, and Brent, 2, at home. Kailee Lacey Brown Hollis, ter Kailee Lacey Brown Hollis- ter was born to David and Denise Hollister, of Greenville, March 30, 2001, at 1:19 a.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. The new arrival weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces. The maternal grandparent is Cecelia Herman Brown of Greenville. The paternal grandparent is Rebecca Hollister of Santa Barbara. Kailee joints Erika, 19, and Leah, 4, at home. Apdl 27 Denise Gaff son Duane Fernley, Nev. AI I 30 Anna Marie Randy Russell Crescent Mills. May 1 Linda Marie Michael Carl Quincy. The Cemetery to thank the and organizationS! ously gave expertise to help and paint the La tery fence: Don County SuperV helped us pay for Jay Bailey and his Vitus crew who hard; Bob Price for Bob Cassano for the fence and hiS~ map of the Burroughs and Ji~ all their labor; Burroughs and Jo~ made it all happen. We the A. express for the love and Joshua Taylor Holt shown to our Joshua Taylor Holt was their 24 years born to Don and Jennifer Holt residence at April 27, 2001, at 3:43 at This was their Plumas District Hospital in considered it Quincy. In the wake The new arrival weighed 7 cent death pounds, 15 ounces, to realize why Maternal grandparent is as you envelo Pamela Atkinson of love and Greenville. ther joins us in to the EMS and Paternal grandparents are Bill and Kathryn Winters of Texas. Great-grandparents are Freddie and Judy Williams of Buffalo, Wyo. Julie Ann Reynolds JUlie Ann Reynolds was born to Jeffery and Jennifer Reynolds, of Portola, March 27, 2001, at 8:03 a.m. at Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee. The new arrival weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tom and Maureen Nolte of Cromberg. Paternal grandparents are Junior and Patty Reynolds of Portola. Christot gency room, and The Rev. Stan members of Methodist been most helpful cult time. Robert K. Karen Brea_na My thanks many people thoughts, pray words of s Losing my mo tough experience, support from ers and fellow made it much Thank you all so I MARKERS & CEMETERY SUPPUES AVNLNILE 7 DAYS . II AII~ pll @ Head Stones ~ Granite or Monuments Concrete Engraving 472-200 DIAMOND CREST RD . SUSANVP Is 428. Side by side skyllgh s, sl ng glass doors, tony upgrades carpet. Se~. #38627 Was $92,874 Noah t/, 0 now on Dream hack to a time when castles were lived in and feasts celebrating the seasons were very real. Members of Friday Night Live are granting the public an opportunity to turn that dream into a modern day reality in a Medieval Feast Saturday, May 19, at 7 p.m. in the Quincy Ele- mentary School cafeteria. In celebrating, members of Friday Night Live and guests will enjoy the feast of Beltane, the feast of spring. The age of chivalry and pageantry will unfold, mem- bers promise, as they work to complete their costumes for the event. And, along with other festiv. ities, knights will appear, mln. strels will sing of their hero's lore, and jesters and knaves will entertain all. To hold rule over the cele- bration will be the court baron and baroness. The cost is $15 per person. Tickets are available from members of Friday Night Live or by calling 283-5221. Tickets will not be available at the door. St. Andrew's St. Andrew's Academy will be performing a drama enti- fled ".Kings of Judea," Wednes- day, May 9, at 7 p.m. The drama is the first of a cycle of plays titled, "The Man Born to Be King," written by the English scholar and mys- tery novelist Dorothy Sayers. The performance will be at Lake Almanor Community Church on Highway A-13. Admission is free. Free Mother's Day concert planned at Quincy scl'm l Treat your morn to a spe- cial concert this Sunday. In honor of Mother's Day, the award-winning Chester Community Chorus will give an exclusive concert in Quincy. The "Up in the Air" theme will feature such songs as "Colors of the Wind" from Disney's Pocahontas, Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind," and "The Rainbow Connection" from the Mup- pet Movie. The concert begins at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 13, at Quincy Elementary School. Admission is free, al- though the chorus does ac- cept donations. WHY PAY MORE? Quality Construct/on w/th tens of thousands less H 0 HWY395 & SUNNYSIDE ROAD * JANESVILLE Coil I-lelmer #dumd in ~he elabor~ ma$~ bal~. Nonce I~e detoil d glass block win- dows and sunken lub. custom upgrades for M E S Beautiful Island opens to dining and