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2B Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter VITAL STI00.TISTICS OBITUARIES Leonard C. Fairburn Leonard (Len) C. Fairburn was born in Ponchatoula, La., May 12, 1940. He passed away at his residence in Lake Almanor, after a brave battle with cancer Aug. 4, 2010. Len had a distinguished career in the Marine Corps. He was an embassy guard in Vienna and Baghdad and a member of a special guard for President John F. Kennedy for which he received a Presidential Unit Citation. Len served in Vietnam and received numerous com- mendations and medals. Len spent five years at Fort Knox where he was one of very few Marines to receive an Army Commendation Medal. Len also served at Camp Pendle- ton, Tustin Air Base and E1 Toro Air Base in Orange County. In 1980, Len began a 25-year career in real estate, working for Tarbell, Merrill Lynch and Prudential, in Mission Viejo. Len became a broker and was highly regarded and respected for his hard work, honesty, and good character. Len retired from real estate in 2006, and with his wife, Shirley, moved to Lake Almanor, where he enjoyed fishing and the outdoor life style of the Northern Califor- nia mountains. Len was devoted to home, family, community and country. He was a valiant Marine and a strong Christ- ian. Len will be remembered by family, friends and business associates for his serious dedication and integrity as well as his mis- chievous sense of humor and the twinkle in his eye. Len is survived by his wife, Shirley; his daughter, Tara Westersten (John) and his son, Jason Fairburn (Kim) and grandchildren Drake Leonard Westersten, Dean Raymond Westersten and Stella Jean Fairburn. A memorial service was held at Newport Center United Methodist Church, in Corona Del Mar, Tuesday, Aug. 17. Graveside services followed at the Garden of Valor at Pacific View Memorial Park in Corona Del Mar. Obituary Policy Feather Publishing offers free Death Notices or Paid Obituaries. 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, subject obit M Mailer), &amp; Mallery Attorneys at Law PROBATE TRUST ADMINISTRATION ESTATE PLANNING 257-4300 75 S. Gay Street Susanville Wilburn Edward Cook A long time Beckwourth resident, Wilburn Edward Cook passed away peacefully on Aug. 6, four days short of his 90th birthday. He was born in Pueblo, Colo. on Aug. 10, 1920. He was one of seven children. He is survived by his four children and many grand- children and great grand- children. Also by Maxine Maddalena, his long time companion. He was preceded in death by his wife June, three children and six brothers and sisters. As a member of the great generation he experienced many adventures such as serving the Civilian Con- servation Corp (CCC), living through the depression, serving his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II, raising a family and a career with SP Rail- road. He loved to cook and write poetry. He also played the organ, harmonica, accord inn and the bugle. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, VFW, AmeriCan Legion, the 40&8 club and many others. He was a great person with a big heart and will be sorely missed. In lieu of flowers the family requests to the Calpine Elks or charity of your choice. A memorial srvice is pend- ing. Arrangements entrusted to Manni Funeral Home of Portola. DEATH NOTICES Russel Paul Brothers Russel Paul Brothers, died July 28, 2010, at 2:30 a.m. at the Veteran's Hospital in hileoot MONUMENTS BENCHES j SIGNS-BORDERS _nllm00nI ADDRESS STONES # 88 110 PACIFIC STREET P.O. Box 1766 PORTOLA CA 96122 /o, 9e.e.,d;o,,. 15301 832-1908 E S T A B L I S H E D 1 9 2 9 FAX (530) 832-6828 o< WWW.CHILCOOTMONUMENT.COM PLUMAS RURAL SERVICES COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS Would like to thank all of the Sponsors, Donors, and Volunteers who supported the 28 th Annual ROUND VALLEY RUN & WALK THANK YOU! Almanor Energy Plus Balding Energy Enterprises Bodfish Bicycles Lucia Biunno Card Le Coq Cedar House Sport Hotel Cinnamon Teal Inn Emily's Garden Feather Bed B&B Fleet Feet Chico Gamboni's Peninsula Grill GU Energy Indian Valley Chamber Kehr/O Brien ColdweU Banker Mt. Huff Golf Course Mountain Valley Pizza Pianeta's Ristorante Plumas Bank Plumas County Glass Riley's Jerky Sierra Lodge Sterling Sage Fine Jewelry The Ridge Tahoe Village Drug Wild Hare Signs Anna's Caf6 Best Western Rose Quartz Inn Bob & Lou Boschee Buffalo Chips Pizza Carol's Car6 Champions Pizza D&L Distributing Evergreen Market Feather River Land Trust Forest Stationers Great Northern Hair Company Hampton Inn Suites Indian Valley Resource Center Los Dos Hermanos Mt. Lassen Aviation Pangaea Card Pizza Factory Plumas Co. Amateur Radio Quincy Chamber of Commerce Sierra Hot Springs Sierra Nevada Brewery Sweet Lorraine's Trail Runner Magazine Westwood Sanitation In memory We give a very special thank you to the 52 dedicated Community Connections Members and volunteers who gave over 300 hours of their time and talents.., you proved the greatest asset of any community is its peoplel To see photos of the event and race results, visit PLUMAS RURAL SERVICES Serving People, Strengthening Families, Building Communities 530-283-3611 oo 1-800-284-3340 586 Jackson Street, Quincy, CA 95971 Reno, Nev. at age 76. He was survived by wife, Mary, of 31 years, also a son, Mike Brothers, and a daughter, Linda Brothers, both from Reno, Nev. Russel was born in Grand Junction, Colo. At Russ's request there will be no services held. He was cremated. E. Dwaine Branson E. Dwaine Branson, born Jan. 22, 1941, in Visalia, died in Portland, Ore. Aug. 8, 2010. Branson was a resident of Westwood for 12 years, a resident of Quincy for three. Branson was predeceased by his wife, Barbara, his parents, Emery and Emma Branson and his brother, Harold Branson. He is survived by his daughter, Debbie of West Linn, Ore.; his brother, Jerry of Reno, Nev.; sisters Phyliss Reff of Las Vegas, Nev., and Betty Smith of Pleasant Grove, Utah; several nephews and nieces and two grandchildren. There will be a private bur- ial in Portland, Ore., Aug. 19, at 3 p.m. and a memorial Aug. 20 at 11 a.m. at the Willamette Christian Church, 3153 S. Brandywine Dr. in West Linn. Memorial donations or contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Cleta May Reid Cleta May Reid, 69, died Monday, Aug. 9, 2010. She was born July 28, 1941, in Stigler, Okla. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Lula McMaster, husband, Glenn Reid, three brothers, James McMaster, Don McMaster and Archie McMaster and two infant sisters. She is survived by her son, Glen Reid of Lovelock, Nev.; her daughter, Donna George of Olivehurst; step-daughters, Beverly Reid, Anita Weiss, and Jennifer Beis, all of Arizona; two grandchildren; sisters Jo Newman of Marysville and Joan Robin- son of Texas; brothers, Jim McMaster of Quincy, and Jerry McMaster of Yuba City, and numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside service will held at Greenville Cemetery in Greenville, Thursday, Aug. 19, at 3 p.m. Pastor Fred Kerr will officiate. Services are under the di- rection of Fehrman Mortuary in Quincy. BIRTHS Chance Joseph McElroy- Tucker Chance Joseph McElroy- Tucker was born to Nadine McElroy and James Tucker, both of Quincy, July 16, 2010, at 10:22 p.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Dennis and Karen McElroy of Quincy. Great-grandfalther is George McElroy, also of Quincy. Scarlett Annslee Smith Scarlett Annslee Smith was born to Karen and Kenn Smith of Quincy July 29, 2010, at 10:58 a.m. at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Donald and Karen Nance of Temple, Ga. Paternal grandparents are Helen "Sunny" Smith of Prairie City, Ore. and the late John "Johnny" Smith. Great-grandparents are Kenneth and Trish Werner of Apple Valley. Scarlett joins brother Hunter, 5. Westin Wayne Peverini Westin Wayne Peverini was born to Brianne and 1 dHoney Lake Valleul- Headstones & Cemetery Supplies "" Head Stones SAVE "" "" Monuments 10 u/o "" tuff ,,.'.,." Engraving :!;::: :iiii ompetitor'm %," Granite or prices| Concrete Coping & Borders AVAILABLE 7 DAYS -:;, 8 AM-8 PM 257-7523 or Cell 249-9DII Noah Miller Ill 470-600 Cottomwood Rd Susanville r i PET ANNOUNCEMENT I m In Loving Memory of Kyla A 7-year-old Border Collie who was euthanized in July of 2010 Northeastern Rural Health Clinics $ Proudly Acknowledges * Sarah Hart St St Front Office Supervisor St St St St St St August 2010 Employee St Of The St St Month St St St St St St St St St St St St St St St St St StStStSt.stStStStStStStStStStStStStStSt Christopher Peverini of Quincy Aug. 8, 2010, at 11:33 a.m. at Plumas District Hos- pital in Quincy. He weighed 5 pounds. Maternal grandparents are Shawndra and Timothy West, also of Quincy. Paternal grandparents are Steve Peverini of Rocklin and June Caruso of Fair Oaks. Great-grandparents are Kenny and Carmen Tompson of Fall River Mills and Ben and Sharon King of Sutter. Westin joins sibling Jabin, 18 months. MARRIAGE. LICENSES August 5 Shelly Kay Hoerner and Jose Rico III, both of Greenville. August 6 Kelly Marie Guthrie and Berk Calvin Tarleton, both of, Pensacola, Fla. Yesenia Garcia and Curtis Ray Yocum, both of Taylorsville. Christopher Jonathan Tolley of Orland and Lauren Leigh Morris of Sparks, Nev. August 9 Megan Anne Kerseg and Derek Anthony Rossi, both of Burlingame. Teenager drowns at Bucks Lake Joshua Sebold Staff Writer A 16-year-old Reno resident drowned in Lower Bucks Lake Sunday, Aug. 15, the third drowning this summer in the county:.  the victims were under 30. The Plumas County Sheriff's Office dispatch center received a call from Bucks Lake Fire reporting a possible drowning victim near Camp Timber Wolf around noon. The caller reported the victim was still in the water and could not be located. The sheriff's office, Search and Rescue, Forest Service, Bucks Lake Fire, and a Plumas District Hospital ambulance responded to the scene. Search and Recue located the general area of the victim with assistance from a K-9 unit. A search and rescue diver found the juvenile's body a few hours later. A press release said, "It appears the victim was attempting to swim to a dock located approximately 200 feet from shore with another camper. The victim became exhausted and slipped be- neath the surface of the water. "The other camper attempted to help the victim but could not hold on and the victim slipped beneath the surface of the water. "Several citizens scoured the lake and were could not locate the victim." The case is currently under investigation by the Plumas County Sheriffs Office. HAKE A DIFFERENCE IN I THE LIFE OF A CHILD. Plumas CASA is seeking volunteers to become Court Appointed SpeciaJ Advocates for children in the foster care system. CASA volunteers act as friends, mentors and consistent adults in children's lives and advocate for the children in Court. Please contact Joelle Breazier at 283-2227 or if you are interested in this unique and interesting volunteer opportunity. For more info on the CASA program, visit Evening and weekend classes. Volunteer Training begins September 13, 2010. FO CtlILORIN PLUMAS CASA I I