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Record, Reporter Wednesday, Aug 1,2001 3B "Bill" Robert died in the line of July 26, 2001, where he gradu- School in 1993. school, he and was ted from Butte ter graduated class at the Law Enforce- 998, he began a Butte County L 18, 2000, Bill Spurlock, of an OUtdoor enthu- eyed fishing, and was a He was a mere- the Feder- ~ $~ ~ey Thelma Strickland Lakey, Community 95, of Sun Valley, Nev., his wife, passed away Tuesday, June :o; brothers, 26, 2001, at Regent Care Cen- vin, both of ter in Reno, Nev. Parents, Tom Thelma was born in Bron- ter, of Quin. son, Texas, on April 3, 1906, and lived in Texas until 1937 public visi- when she moved to Califor- held from 8 nia with her husband, Jim Aug. Lakey. Prior to moving to Nevada Community in 1995, she lived in Quincy ;ervices will befor over forty years and was 11 a.m., Thurs- active in the Emblem Club, at tbe Neigh- Quincy Garden Club, Quincy 2801 Notre Methodist Church, and Re- bekahs, as well as being an Private avid bowler. She was also an Place at Glen active volunteer in communi- ty affairs and had received to the Bill recognition from the Board of Fund c/o Supervisors for ~ome of her Chico Fu- volunteer activities. She also 680 Camellia received an honorary life membership in the Emblem lriformation, Club. Thelma is preceded in cewell at 342-9003. death by her husband, Jim Lakey. Surviving Thelma are daughter, Glenda Stoy; broth- be ers, Robert Strickland, of 90, Texas, and Darwin Strick- August 4th land, of Kansas; sisters, Miri- am Amason and Claudine She died Vilches, both of Texas; one 2001 at a grandson, and several nieces and nephews. A special thanks to the staff of Circle of Life Hospice for their assistance. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Circle of Life Hos- pice, 1575 DeLucci Lane, Suite 214, Reno, NV 89506. Weaverville where Mrs. Nel- An informal memorial ser- He served with the U.S. son taught kindergarten. In vice will be held at the Quin- Army during World War II, 1956 the family moved to cy Elks Lodge on Sunday, where he participated in the Quincy where Mrs. Nelson Aug. 5, at 120 p.m. Normandy invasion as a continued her teaching ca- medic on the Omaha beach reer for Plumas County ~ L ~ head. Schools. While in Quincy she Matthew R. Kormis, 86, A longtime member of the was instrumental in success- died July 21, 2001, in Oak- Logan, Iowa, United ful fund raising for UNICEF. land. Methodist Church, Mr. Glid- She collecteddollsfrom Matthew was a beloved den was also an accom- around the world and cos- husband and a loving father plished woodcarver and re- tumes that she loaned to and grandfather. He was Past spected award winner in the many organizations for stage Master of Fidelity of Masonic field for his talent in carving productions. Mrs. Nelson Lodge #120 F.&A.M., a mere- wildlife. He enjoyed the out- was always concerned about ber of Starr King Masonic doors through golf, fishing, Lodge #344 F.&A.M., and and will be remembered by the well being of young chil- Grizzly Masonic Lodge ,of many for his fierce indepen- dren. She was a 45- year Portola. dence. member of the Quincy United Matthew was preceded in Hollis is preceded in death Methodist Church. For the past 4 years she has resided death by his wife, Beverly. by his wife of 53 years, He is survived by daughter, Dorothy Marie Glidden, and in Chico. Survivors include Judi (and Terry) Heydon, of son, Raymond. her husband of 64 years of Portola; son, Jeffrey Kormos, He is survived by his son Quincy; ason, Robert of of Los Angeles; and one and daughter-in-law, Dave Auburn; 2 daughters, grandson, and Helen Glidden, of Lake KathrynMitchellofChico Graveside services were Almanor; brother, Floyd andCarolyn Welty of Wood- held at Salem Memorial Glidden, of Sebastian, Fla.; land; 5 grandchildren and 3 Park, Colma. sister, Maxine Lampel, of great-grandchildren. In her Donations in Matthew's Marshalltown, Iowa; six memory, flowers may be memory may be made to the grandchildren, 13 great- picked from your garden or American Cancer Society. grandchildren and 14 great- memorial contributions may great-grandchildren. be made to the Quincy United Carl ~ ~ A celebration of his life in- Methodist Church, Quincy Carl Betler Herr, 68, of eluded military honors on Museum or to your favorite Westwood, died July 23, 2001, Saturday, July 28, at the charity in care of Newton- at a Chico hospital. Chester Community United Bracewell Chico Funeral Carl was born January 14, Methodist Church. Home. 1933, in Lock Haven, Pa., to The family requests any do- Consand Amelia Herr. nations in his memory be He enlisted in the U.S. made to the Mountain Navy from 1953-1956. Methodist Children's Center Carl married Margaret ofChester, c/o Fehrman Mor- Collins in August of 1954.tuary and Crematory, P.O. Survivors include Carl's Box 803, Greenville, CA wife of 47 years, Margaret; 95947. sons, Stephen, of Oroville, Robert, of Lake Almanor, and John, of Hamilton Branch; daughter, Dorothy Shaull, of Lookout; sister, Dorothy Mar- shall, of Lock Haven, Pa., and nine grandchildren. A memorial mass was held for Carl on July 28 at Our Sa- cred Lady of the Snow in Westwood. r your legs... )se vei will minimal time. erchant, Hollis Raymond Glidden Hollis Raymond Glidden, 92, died Sunday, July 15, 2001, at Seneca District Hospital in Chester. ifol]i~ was born Aug. 21, 1908, in Marshalltown, Iowa. He had recently moved to the Chester/Lake Almanor area from Escondido. He had been a longtime resident of Logan, Iowa, moving to Cali- fornia in 1966. Hollis owned and operated Glidden Cleaners in Logan, Iowa, for some 50 years. Ira mNm Iva Mandy Jensen, 85, died Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at En- lee Community Hospital in Chico. She was born Aug. 6, 1915, on the family farm in Arkansas. h,a moved to Westwood in Aug. 1963, from Upland, where she had lived for 10 years. She was a devoted homemaker who took pride in caring for her family. lva worked in the Oakland Shipyards durin~ World War tl. She was a devout and long- time member of the West- wood Baptist Church; she had also been an active mem- ber of the Westwood Senior Citizens. Ira appeared as a contes- tant and won on the 1950s TV program "Queen for a Day." She always kept the dress she II I J 60MPAbW A family owned sawmill company in basiness for 50 years Seeking logs, Umber, timberland CompeUUve price, accurate Io9 scale, prompt payment Douglas Rr, White Rr, Ponderosa and Lodgepole Pine Your success managing your timberland is important to our success. 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He is survived by his wife She is survived by her son, of 56 years, Luella, of Folsom; Don, of West Sacramento; sons, James, of Savannah, stepdaughters, Martha Ga., and Edward, of Ben Lo- Kukis, of Sacramento, and mand; daughter, Bonnie Gloria Darmstead, of Rock-Ryan, of E1 Dorado Hills; sis- lin; two grandchildren, two ter, Marilyn Olson, of Cerri- great-grandchildren, ten step- tos; four grandsons and one grandchildren, and numer- granddaughter. ous step-great-grandchildren. A celebration of James's A celebration of Iva's life life, followed by military hen- was held Saturday, July 28, at ors, was held July 27 in the the Westwood Baptist Chester District Cemetery. Church in Westwood. Burial followed in the Westwood Cemetery. The family requests any do- nations in Iva's name be made to the Westwood Bap- tist Church's Memorial Fund, c/o Fehrman Mortuary and Crematory, P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA 95947. mm,,/mm James Ray Stephens, 77, died Wednesday, July 25, 2001, at Mercy Folsom Hospi- tal in Folsom. He was born Jan. 5, 1924, in Earllmart. James had been a resident of the Chester/Lake Almanor area from 1989-1999, when ill health forced him to move to Folsom. He had resided in Nevada City from 1975-1989. ,James retired after 21 years of service with the Depart- ment of Defense. There, he was employed as an electri- cian, working last at Ed- wards Air Force Base. He served with the U.S. Navy during World War II as a submariner aboard both the USS Salmon and the USS Stickleback. He was awarded a bronze star for his valor. James was a longtime member of the Assembly of God congregation, where he was instrumental in the con- struction of several churches throughout California. While livin~ in Ch~ster, h. was a Faem~)er and ~er\'+~J on ~_he Chester Assembly of God Church's board of directors. 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