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Reporter Wednesday, May 23, 2001 S 83, publisher- Publishing ~lty, Ariz. Calif., with his fn-st Bey, whom he Calif., in him in death iday cruise in in 1993. He yin yes him in SUrvived by his Bey Taborski, Michael C. ',y, who of the William Heights, born May 15, Wis. He high school in newspaper year at the La Quincy. He won the tourna- ment in 1991. He was past president of the Quincy Rotary Club. He was a member of the Masons, the American Legion, the Las Plumas Del Oro Chapter of E Clampus Virus, the Eagle Lake Association, the Plumas Coun- ty Historical Association and Plumas County Museum Asso- ciation and past president of the Sun Cities Museum of Art. He formed the Ex-Press Club in Sun City in 1991, an organiza- tion of former newspaper men and women. He was active in the Califor- nia Newspaper Publishers As- sociation (CNPA) and was pres- ident in 1984. He was CNPA's Publisher of the Year in 1985, the same year he was named the Plumas County Merchant of the Year. He was the western regional director of the National News- paper Association from 1980-87. Memorial services will be held tomorrow, Thursday, May 24, 2001, at the Mineral Building at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds at 11 a.m. The family requests that any donations in his memory be made to the Plumas County Museum, 500 Jackson St., Quin- cy, CA 95971. War II U.S. Eleanor Grace, 86, died Fri- La Of the Signal day, May 18, 2001, at Lassen to California Community Hospital in Su- he became the sanville. of She was born Dec. 16, 1914,in Herald. In the Modesto, and moved to West- retail ad- wood in 1986 from Arryo for the San Grande. Eleanor had been a longtime to the San member of both the Westwood ~ninsula in 1952, Senior Citizens and AARP. She was preceded in death by Sun. her husband, Ray, in 1986. he bought Eleanor is survived by nu- River Bul- merous nieces and nephews. ~a 968. The acqui- Following cremation, at her e Indian Val- request no services will be held. the Chester Pro- Any donations in her memo- ~sed ry can be made to the American In 1978, he Heart Association, c/o !StWood Pine- Fehrman Mortuary and Crema- County tor~; ~:Box 803, Greenville, CA 95J47. he wrote the and often contro- column for his on his continuing as board of the charter Bank the American t of He Cribbage annually in Yauag Mathi$ Christal Jane Litster Young Mathis, 88, died at 11 p.m., May 10, 2001, after an extended ill- ness. She was horn Jan. 23, 1913, in Cleveland, Utah, to William Thomas Litster and Ida Viola Johnson, the third oldest of 12 children. During her youth, she worked in her parent's Cleve- land Cash Store, on the family farm and participated in dra- matic productions. After gradu- ating, she worked in Helper and Price before serving as a mis- sionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. On March 17, 1939, she mar- ried Guard LeRoy Young in the Manti, Utah, temple. They first resided in San Francisco, where Guard worked on the new Golden Gate Bridge; later, they owned and operated gro- cery stores in San Francisco, outside Susanville and in Chester. In Chester, they built and operated Young's Super Market. While in Chester, Guard and Christal fostered several chil- dren, and in 1946, adopted two girls, Jean and Judy Ann. In 1947, Christal gave birth to a boy, Gardner Lee, who lived three days. Two years later, Sondra Gay was born, followed by Wayne Robert in 1952. During a robbery in 1952, Guard, Jean and Judy were killed, and Sondra Gay serious- ly injured. Subsequently, Christal relocated to Provo, Utah, and enrolled in BYU. In 1954, she married Clair R. Mathis, a widower with two children, Jim and Connie. A year later, she gave birth to her youngest child, Tamara Lynn. She also opened her home to nieces Cheryl Jensen and Jona Milo. Christal was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Lat- ter Day Saints, serving in nu- merous positions in the Relief Society and Primary. She loved children, compassionate ser- vice and quilting. She also en- joyed cooking, gardening and doing home repairs and could be seen clambering up to make roof repairs at the age of 83. She was preceded in death by her two husbands; three chil- dren; brother, Errol; and sister, Geneal. Christal is survived by her children, Sondra Jones, Wayne Young, Tamara Tolley, Jim Mathis and Connie Marquis; brothers, LuDean Litster and DeRell Litster; sisters, Opal An- derson, Viola Hardy, Amell Clark, Gloria McPhie, Uneva Workman, Geraldine Walters and Yvonne Jones; 37 grand- children; and 16 great-grand- children. Funeral services were held May 14 in Provo, Utah. 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Life Insurance Money Market Funds t Estate Planning Retirement/Pensin Planning In lieu of floral arrange- Jack Dail Waddell ments, the family suggests do- Jack Dail Waddell, 73, died nations be made in Christal's May 6, 2001, at Seneca Long- name to the Perpetual Educa- term Care. tion Fund of The Church of de- He was born in Mason Coun- sus Christ of Latter Day Saints. ty, Texas, March 19, 1928, and had been a resident of Plumas I~ Plant County for the past 52 years. He Mona R. Plant died May 14, had previously lived in War- 2001, in Sacramento. den, Wash. She was preceded in death by Jack had been employed by her daughter, Angela J. Collins Pine for 43 years as O'Bryant. head truck mechanic. He had Mona is survived by her hus- also been the owner and opera- band, Roger D. Plant; children, tar of Jack Waddell Trucking Paula A. Carey, Terri J. Wessel- from 1959 to 1984. mann and Brian K. Orsborn; Survivors include his wife of mother, Cora Jane Turner; 53 years, Josephine Waddell, of brother, Daryl Turner; sisters, Chester; son, Joseph Waddell of Lorna Wade and Linda Lewis; Chester; daughter, Jacquelyn and eight grandchildren. ' Mattingly of Chester; sisters, Memorial services were held Linda Marek of Grand Prairie, Saturday, May 19, at Andrews Texas, and Patsy Behrens of and Greilich Mortuary in Mason, Texas; four grandchil- Sacramento. dren; and two great-grandchil- dren. Jalm Paul Lot~us~ Jr. Funeral services were held at John PaulLoftus, Jr.,74, died the Church of Christ in May 12, 2001, at Washoe Med- Chester, Friday, May 11. Inter- ical Center following surgery ment followed at the Chester for injuries sustained from an District Cemetery. accident, when he was thrown The family requests that any from his horse while working donations be made in Jack's cattle at a Reese River ranch, memory to Seneca Longterm, He was born Aug. 30, 1926, in c/o Activity Director, 130 New York, to John Paul Loftus, Brentwood Dr., Chester, CA Sr. and Mildred M. Curtiss. 96020. John lived in Fallon for 32 years, moving there from Shah- JoAnn K. Brown don. JoAnn K. Brown, 89, died He was a well-known cattle Wednesday, May 16, 2001, at a broker in and around Nevada Chicohospital. and California. She was born Jan. 31, 1912, in John was preceded in death Shenandoah, Iowa, to Dorothy by his son, Donald Loftus, in and FrederickHolzberger. 1990. JoAnn married Stace Brown, He is survived by his son, and the couple lived in Hay- John Loftus of Paso Robles; and ward and Pleasanton. three grandchildren. While in the Bay Area, Memorial services were held JoAnn worked as a bookkeeper Friday, May 18, at the Gardens at the Port of Oakland. Chapel in Fallon. In 1972, the couple moved to In lieu of flowers, the family Greenville, where they co. requests donations be made in owned Pine Valley Mobile Vil- John's memory to the Churchill lage. County Cattlewoman's Associa- In 1991, her husband died, tion for scholarships, sent in and in 1995, JoAnn moved to care of the Gardens Funeral Chico. Home, 2949 Qustin Highway, She was a member of AAUW, Fallon, NV. Soroptimist and the AARP. Survivors include her adopt- ed daughter, Helen Zunino of Nevada City; stepson, Don Brown of Arizona; and several grandchildren and great-grand- children. Memorial contributions may be made to Chico Community of Caring, in care of Newton- BraceweU Chico Funeral Home, 680 Camellia Way, Chico, CA 95926. Virginia Alberta Phillipps Carlson Virginia Alberta PhiIlipps Carlson, 74, died May 15, 2001, at-her home in Portola. She was born Aug. 31, 1926, in San Francisco. Virginia worked as a home maker for 56 years. She was a graduate of Balboa High School in San Francisco. Virginia enjoyed her cats and dogs. She is survived by her hus- band, Lloyd; sons, Rodney, Lloyd B., Eric and Tracy Carl- son; daughter, Denise Carlson; sister, Gloria Funk; and several grandchildren. Private inurnment will take place in Shady Grove Cemetery in Portola. Adella Maxey Sophia AdeUa Maxey, 86, died Wednesday, May 16, 2001, in the long- term care unit of Seneca Health'Care District in Chester. She was born Aug. 10, 1914, in Yale, S.D., and had been a resi- dent of Chester since moving there in 1942 from Sturgis, S.D. She had also resided in West- wood from 1936-1937. Sophia had been employed at the former Collins Pine Box Factory during World War II and had cooked at both the Wildwood Senior Center and Seneca District Hospital for a number of years. 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