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2B Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL S TI00T I S T I C S OBITUARIES StacyLynnApley Stacy Lynn Apley died at home Saturday morning, May 12, 2012. Her valiant struggle against cancer is completed. She was 48 years old. Stacy was born in Portola Nov. 20, 1963. She spent her childhood in the small town of Greenville, within an active, well-known family. Stacy graduated from Chico State University with majors in psychology and child development. For more than 20 years she worked with families and young children. Most recently, she was em- ployed by Stanislaus County Office of Education. In 1998, Kent Apley and Stacy were married in an out- door ceremony in Murphys. Kent and Stacy have been blessed with three children, Logan, 11, Kinlye, 9, and Caden, 6. They later moved to Murphys and enjoyed being close to family. Their family has been active in local , sports 'teams, Christian Family Learning Center and cancer awareness activities. After Caden's birth, Stacy was diagnosed with breast cancer. That initiated.a tena- cious, constant, painful fight to survive. Her goal was to raise her children. Stacy received several awards and recognitions in tile field of early childhood education. She earned the respect and admiration of her co-workers and the families she served, as an energetic, creative and compassionate educator. Stacy will be re- membered as a thoughtful and loving woman of courage, strength and confidence. Stacy is survived by her husband Kent and their three children; parents John and Janice Holland, of Green- ville; and brothers Darrell Holland and daughter Kaycie, of Chico, and Chris (Kiersten) Holland, of Portola. She also leaves a very dedicated mother-in-law, Jean Apley, and her family, " Grant (Val) Apley, Colleen (Joe) Hancock, Carla (Larry) Smith, and numerous nieces andnephews. She was preceded in death by Lezly Holland, sister-in- law; and Carl Apley, father- in-law. An opportunity to honor and remember Stacy is being planned for Saturday, May 26, at 1 p.m. at Foothill Com- munity Church in Angels Camp. Call 736-9338 for more information. In lieu of flowers, contribu- tions may be made to Stacy Apley Medical Fund at Umpqua Bank, Angels Camp Branch, 358 North Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222 or mail to FUND, P.O. Box 510, Murphys, CA 95247. An online option is also avail- able at apley-medical-fund. George Michael Arnold Longtime Chester resident George Michael Arnold passed from this life suddenly Sunday afternoon, May 13, 2012, at Seneca Healthcare District's hospital located in Chester. Born in San Bernardino on Sept. 22, 1956, to George and Marlene (Saunders) Arnold, he was raised and educated in Cajon, where he graduated from Cajori High School as a member of the Class of 1973. On his way to Alaska George stopped to visit his mother in Chester and imme- diately fell in love with the area. 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And Morel Call a Plumas Bank expert at 888.3PLUMAS (375.8627). As your financial partner, we've got you covered! the Collins family at their Chester planer mill, retiring in 2006. , George's passion in life was his motorcycles. Whenever time permitted he could be found in his shop working on his bike or enjoying the feel and sound of his Harley on the open road. He was a member of the former Tim- ber Tramps Motor Cycle Club. He had a great love of the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, camping and hunt- ing. He was a longtime member of the Lumber and Industrial Workers Union Local 3074. In passing George leaves his loving companion for the past eight years, Margaret Ann Strife, of Chester; sons Caleb Strite and Kirby Conklin Jr., both of Chester; daughters Hallie Gardner, of Lancaster, and Sarah Durham, of Vallej0; brothers Jim Arnold, of Henderson, Nev., and Eric Arnold, of Mentone; and a sister, Lisa Franco, of San Diego. At George's request, a private celebration of his life has been held. An oppor- tunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at fehrman George had a great'love for the youth of the community and his family asks that any remembrances in George's memory be made to either the Shriners Children's Hos- pital of Sacramento or the local Chester Boy Scout Troop, c/o Fehrman Mortu- ary and Crematory, P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA 95947. Robert Derrel McDonald Robert Derrel McDonald (aka Mac, Bob and Gassy) passed away May 13, 2012, in Loyalton, at the age of 87. Robert was born July 9, 1924, in Three Sands, Okla., the sixth of nine children to Sarah Lee and Walter McDonald. With the onset of World War II, he enlisted in the United States Army and served as a private first class in the military police. On Oct. 5, 1944, he married Helen Bolding in Norman, Okla. Upon being honorably discharged from his military duties, he and Helen worked at Tinker Airfield near Nor- man building aircraft for the war effort. They later moved to a farm near Bakersfield, where Robert was in charge of Japanese prisoners of war. Over the next 15 years, Robert worked in the woods and sawmills of northern Cali- fornia taking on a variety of jobs in the lumber industry from faller to sawyer. He made a career change deci- sion when in 1962 Robert moved his family to Loyalton where he worked for and even- tually managed a propane company. While Helen worked at the hospital, Robert worked the night shift as a sawyer at the mill, had a dairy delivery route and shared a backhoe business. Robert was involved in many aspects of local civic life. He served as the mayor of Loyalton, a member of the Loyalton City Council, a member of the volunteer fire department, a reserve sheriff's deputy, an ambu- lance driver, president of the Rotary Club and a member on the hospital board. In retirement, he devoted his time to his love of vehicles and driving as he drove a pilot car for oversize loads and also drove the senior citizens' van. Robert's life was one of unwavering faith in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Having been baptized into the LDS Church in 1951, Robert served his religion faithfully as a member of several bish- oprics, high councils, and even as a bishop himself. He was especially proud of the l.ai4.a i ..... 00azz,,,y &MdZ, ry Attorn'eys at Law PROBATE * TRUST ADMINISTRATION ESTATE PLANNING • FAMILY LAW 257-4300 125 South Lassen St. • Susanville I I , J • • 00lHoney Lake Valleyi. IHeadstones & Cemetery Supplies I Mobile Service - "We'll come to you" -,, Granite or Concrete i Coping & Borders .... 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Robert was preceded in death by seven siblings, a daughter-in-law, two grand- children and numerous other friends and family. Services were held May 19 at the LDS chapel in Portola, followed by graveside at the Loyalton Cemetery. The family suggests donations in his memory be made to local organizations such as the Loyalton Rotary Club and Eastern Plumas Health Care - Loyalton Campus. Arrangements entrusted to Manni Funeral Home of Portola. Blanche Marion Kegg Blanche Marion Kegg passed away at her home on the m0rning of May 14, 20!2. Although her passing was sudden, Blanche lived a long life of 86 years. Blanche was born Sept. 14, 1925, to Antionio and Lyda Pimentel in Big Springs. She was one of eight children born to the Pimentel family. As a young adult, Blanche enjoyed working as a waitress. For 25 years, Blanche helped support her family as a phar- ' maceutical clerk atKehoe Drugstore in Portola. See vitals, page 3B 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. • 00Adopt ,. Henry is an adult tri colored neutered male Beagle. He was found in the Massack area. Henry is a little slow but quite the gentleman. Shadow is a 12 year old adult spayed black cat. She is an indoor cat and has never been outside: Her owner just passed away. Shelter hours are Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8am-5pm, closed 1-2pm for lunch and closed weekends• Plumas Animal Services charges a $10 fee and license fees are $5 per year. An officer will deliver a pet to the adopting party's veterinary of choice to have the animal altered in completion of the adoption requirement. 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