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2 ;I Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS," LAW and OR[)Et( OBITUARIES Phyllis Tarleton Baque Phyllis Tarleton Baque passed peacefully and quickly from this life to the next on July 8, 2014. She has now seen the Lord face to face. Phyllis Ethel Berkuist was born June 21, 1922, to Harvey and Annita (Autrand) Berkuist in Los Banos. She attended grammar school and high school (Los Gatos High School 1939) in Los Gatos. She attended the University of California in Berkeley, majoring in physical education. She became one of the first Mainliner (DC3) stewardesses in 1943. She married one of her many high school sweethearts, Ensign Les Tarleton in 1944. She was a proud Navy wife for 30 years, volunteering her time in many various organizations in addition to being a full-time mom for her two sons. She suddenly lost her husband Les in 1976. She later met and married Jim Baque, to whom she was happily married to for 37 years until her unexpected passing. She was interested in gardening, volunteering, being a morn, a wife, socializing, singing, acting, and wearing hats and as much jewelry as any three people could wear at one time. After a fall, she became a resident of Quincy Nursing and Rehabilitation (or whatever it is called this week) where she was much loved and known for pushing her wheelchair up and down the hallways, mooching hot chocolate, singing, playing bingo and "relocating" anything that was not nailed down. She is preceded in death by her first husband Les, her mother and father and her son Berk and her stepdaughter Shirley. She is survived by her loving husband Jim; her sons and daughters-in-law George and Lois Tarleton, of Quincy, Fred and Sandra Baque, of Discovery Bay; grandchildren "Tige" and Kim Tarleton, Kristina (Tarleton) and Keil Winchester of Glendive, Montana, AWS2 Berk and Kel!y (Gutherie) Tarleton, of San Diego, Jennifer (Baque) and Charlie Frye, of Portland, Oregon, April (Baque) and Jason Margolis, of Portland, Oregon, and numerous great-grandchildren. We would particularly like to thank the staff of Quincy Nursing and Rehabilitation and Plumas District Hospital and the ER crew, all of whom gave her such excellent and loving care. A private family celebration of Phyllis' life was held on July 18, 2014. A private interment was held at Meadow Valley Cemetery. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at Robert Lee "Bob" Pettit Greenville resident Robert Lee "Bob" Pettit passed from this life early Tuesday morning, July 8, 2014, at his home following a courageous battle with cancer. His loving family was at his side. Born to the late Robert and Della (Bliler) Pettit in the SERVICES Ernest E. (Mick) Johnson A memorial service with military honors will be held for Ernest E. (Mick) Johnson, 81, on Saturday, Aug. 2, at 1 p.m. at the Portola Cemetery, Shady Grove, Portola. Johnson, 81, passed away Dec. 1, 2013. Mike and Kitty Langworthy A Celebration of Life for Mike and Kitty Langworthy is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2. Starting at 11 a.m., the celebration will be held at the Chester Wesleyan Church. A potluck will follow in the Fellowship Hall. Feel free to bring a dish to share for the potluck. For more information, contact their daughter Christine at bbarrett@ or family friend Carol at 258-3295. costal logging community of Scotia, on Oct. 10, 1947, Bob spent his early days in Eureka, before moving with his family to the San Francisco East Bay where he graduated from high school. Introduced to a pretty young lady babysitting for a neighbor, the couple's love for one another quickly blossomed and they were married in Carson City, Nevada, on July 31, 1966, and to this union a son and daughter were born. The couple settled in the East Bay area of San Francisco where Bob went to work for Continental Can Co., later International Harvester, and then DeLaval Turbine Company before moving to Greenville, where he went to work for the Plumas County Road Department 41 years ago. After a seven-year hiatus from the road department to try his hand at logging as Timberline Logging, Bob returned to the road department where he retired in December of 2009 as one of their road maintenance supervisors following some 28 years of service to the residents of Plumas County. A talented mechanic and craftsman, Bob redesigned and rebuilt his home after a tragic fire, enjoyed repairing and rebuilding everything from boats to motorcycles, riding his Harley as well as pitching horseshoes, boating and fishing. He was a longtime member of the Operating Engineers Local, Ducks Unlimited, Greenville Horse Shoe Pitchers Club as well as helping out the youth in the community as a Little League coach and as an assistant basketball coach for the high school. In passing, Bob leaves his loving wife, whom together were just days away from celebrating their 48th wedding anniversary, Hope Pettit, of Greenville; son Robert B. Pettit and his fianc6e Kathy Stevens, of Chester; daughter Christine Pettit and husband Ron; of Greenville; and was the proud grandparent to, Coty, Kylee, Jonathan and Ryder, DEATH NOTICES Edward "Guy" Mylrea Edward "Guy" Mylrea, age 62, passed on July 14, 2014, in his residence in Sparks, Nevada, a former business owner of Lake Almanor. Guy is survived by his sons Edward Mylrea of Elko, Nevada, and Joseph Mylrea of Sparks, Nevada. C]00LEI3RAFE Atk LIFE LIVED. With over 25 years experience, Greg Marr and Associates have been a part of your family when you've needed them most. Find out how you can celebrate the life of your loved one with gentle guidance and individual touch. Serving Plumas, Sierra and Lassen Counties, Manni Funeral Home arranges home appointments if you are unable to travel. CAL-FD 158- CR 300 WWW.MANNIFUNERALHOME.COM 530"832-4673 while also being survived by his brother, Edward and his wife Betty, of Montague; sisters Diane, Rhonda, Linda and Lynette and her husband Rick, along with numerous nieces and nephews including Dawn Myers and Vincent VanBrunt, both of Susanville. Along with his parents, Bob joins his brother Butch in their eternal home. A celebration of Bob's life with a potluck is planned for Saturday Aug. 2, beginning at 4 p.m. at Bob and Hope's residence in Greenville. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guests register is available online at Sarah G. Whitton Sarah G. Whitton, of San Lorenzo, formally from Alameda and Portola, passed away peacefully July 13, 2014, at the age of 78 surrounded by loved ones. She was born Oct. 2, 1935. She was preceded in death by daughter Shannon Powell. She is survived by brother Teel Whitton (Virginia) of Arizona, her daughters Karen Cary-Clore (Herb) of San Lorenzo, Jennifer Cordova (Jerry) of Fallon, Nevada, and sons Bill Cary (Ann) of Portola, David Cary of Reno, Nevada, and many grandchildren and one great grandson. .... "To one of the strorigest  ' Woman We have ever known, we will miss you each and every day." We Love You. At Sarah's request, no services will be held. CHP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by Quincy CHP as a tenta rive summary pemding the conclusion of the investigation(s). Big Creek Road, July 18 At approximately 12:50 p.m., William F. Boehlke Jr., 67, of Grass Valley, was riding his 2006 Yamaha FJR motorcycle eastbound on Big Creek Road approaching Countryman Drive at a stated speed of 55 mph. As he traversed a curve to his left, Boehlke allowed his motorcycle to drift onto the south shoulder and into the gravel. Boehlke turned his vehicle back to the left to try and regain control of the Yamaha and re-enter the eastbound lane. When he re-entered the traffic lane, he lost control of the vehicle and overturned into the eastbound lane. Boehlke and the motorcycle slid eastbound approximately 108 feet and came to rest in the westbound lane. Boehlke suffered some moderate injuries during the collision. Highway 89, July 19 At approximately 7:10 a.m., Melvin Stout, 84, of Granite Bay, was driving a 2005 GMC Sierra pickup northbound on Highway 89 north of Cold Creek Campground at approximately 45 mph. For unknown reasons, he allowed the vehicle to drift off: the right shoulder where it struck a sign post and then a large tree. The pickup came to rest on its left side partially blocking the northbound lane. Stout suffered major injuries and was taken to Renown Hospital in Reno, Nev. One of his passengers suffered minor injuries and was also taken to Renown. The second passenger suffered major injuries and was taken to Tahoe Forest Hospital. Safety equipment was in use by all three people in the vehicle. Genesee Road, July 19 Jimmy L. Whitwell, 75, of Folsom, was riding a 2004 Honda VTX motorcycle westbound on Genesee Road approaching Taylorsville at a stated speed of 30 mph. At approximately 10:15 a.m., as he traversed a curve to his right, Whitwelrs motorcycle slipped on some sand in the roadway. When the motorcycle slipped, Whitwell's right foot came in contact with the asphalt roadway, breaking his lower right leg. WhitweU was able to regain control of the motorcycle and was able to See CliP, page 3B BIRTHS Oliver "Ollie" Bertram Nesbit Oliver "Ollie" Bertram Nesbit was born to Ruth Ammons and Adam Nesbit, of Quincy, on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 7:15 a.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Ollie weighed8 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Cindy Ammons, of Bakersfield. Paternal grandparents are Brian and Tania Nesbit, of Quincy. Ollie is also welcomed by brother Avery Warren Nesbit, 6. Marjorie Gladys Wilson Marjorie Gladys Wilson was born to Amy Napoleon and James Wilson, of Quincy, on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at 8:04 a.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. Marjorie weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 19.5 inches in length. Maternal grandmother is Linda Napoleon, of Mason, Texas. Paternal grandparents are Gordon and Elizabeth Wilson, of Quincy. Great-grandparents are Emily Fontanessi, of San Francisco, and Lily Bent, of Orange County. MARRIAGE LICENSES July 18 Julie Lynn Rees and Steven Glenn Laster, both of Quincy. Josie Christine Chelotti and Fritz Ryan Barr, both of Taylorsville. CARDS of THANKS The family of Dan Beer wishes to thank everyone for cards, calls, food, love, support, and prayers. A special thanks goes to all of the emergency responders, law enforcement and Meadow Valley Volunteers. 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