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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 3B VITAL STATISTICS OBITS, from page 2B When they got to Chester Dick did not have a job. He had applied for positions with the Plumas and Lassen County sheriffs departments, but there were no openings. He went to work for the County Road Department and plowed snow during his first Plumas County winter. Soon after, he was hired by the Plumas County Sheriffs department and began a distinguished career as a deputy, an undercover narcotics officer and ultimately county undersheriff. He moved his family from Chester to Greenville to Quincy. In 1970 he decided that family was more important than career. He left the department and moved his family to a ranch in the North Arm of Indian Valley. Thus began quite a run for a guy who never sat still: rancher, custodian, school bus driver (many now-adults will recall sitting in the front seat behind Dick, who had eyes in the back of his head), mill worker, wood worker and finally painting contractor. He really enjoyed being a painting contractor - something he did for 20 years. Between all the places he painted, the early morning dice games at The Coach House, and the early evening and basketball games. He "safety meetings" at The lived long enough to see Cottonwood, "Dick the Garrett and Daniel graduate Painter" was always busy. from high school and college. In 1985 he took on another He was just a year away from job, probably his favorite, as seeing Kelsi accomplish the "Papa." His grandsons same. He was generous with Garrett and Daniel were born his time, his expertise and and he immediately began his resources. He was a great giving them time and husband, father, papa and attention. His "shop" was friend. He was extremely filled with toys he made, witty and funny. He was candy dispensers, and even endearingly ornery and video games that the boys independent. He was an loved to play. He taught them outrageous (ahem) to paint, drive the tractor and storyteller. He was a member flirt with girls. In 1993, he of the "Greatest Generation" and Mary got their and will be missed by all who granddaughter when Kelsi knew him. was born. She too spent Richard is survived by his quality time in the "shop," son Greg of Nevada, and his enjoying the same games and son Michael of Placervilie goodies as her brothers, and his family - In 1998 Mary, his wife of 51 daughter-in-law Janeen, and years, passed away. After grandchildren Garrett, grieving, Dick eventually Daniel and Kelsi. His beloved moved down to Placerville, to 14-year-old black Lab, Jake, be closer to his family and, in passed away just two months typical fashion, quickly prior. We believe that he is became known by the reunited with Mary, Jake majority of the population in and his friends - hopefully and around the greater shaking dice for coffee, Placervllle area. Even a telling stories and making broken hip in 2005 did not new acquaintances. slow him down. He had a Military honors will be motorized scooter that he bestowed to Richard loaded into his van, allowing Saturday, Sept. 27, at I p.m. him the freedom to travel the in the Greenville District area as he continued to make Cemetery. An opportunity to new friends. Of course, he express your condolences to remained a significant part of the family along with signing the lives of his grandchildren the memorial guest register - attending school events, is available online at swim meets, soccer, football, DEATH NOTICES Barbara Joan Carboni Chester resident Barbara Joan Carboni died Friday morning, Sept. 5, 2014, at Seneca Health Care District's hospital following a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 6, 1939, in San Francisco, to the late California natives Carl and Irene (Santos) Hering. In passing Barbara leaves her husband Kelvin, of Chester; daughter Cynthia Hunting, of Chester; two grandchildren; two nieces, one nephew, three great-nieces and two great-nephews. She joins her sisters Carlene Bagot and Lorraine Bishop in their eternal home. A celebration of Barbara's life was held Saturday, Sept. 13, at Wildwood Senior Center in Chester. An opportunity to express your condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available on line at BIRTHS MARRIAGE LICENSES September 5 William Henry Stiles and Janis Ann Peterson, both of Rancho Cordova. Nathalia Tyler Sciotto and Loren Rowe Gorosh, both of Reno, Nevada. Melissa Eileen Altamirano and Ray Curtis Johnson II, both of Reno, Nevada. Kacie Lee Howell and Travis Lee Broussard, both of Chester. Reno, Nevada. September 9 Sandra Brielle Rochelle Galon and Jeffrey Cameron Schmid, both of Quincy. Melanie Marie Kiel and Justin Charles Burchett-Dollar, both of Quincy. September 10 Christina Linn Hughes and Michael John Curran, both of Escondido. Haven Kyleigh Rath Haven Kyleigh Rath was born to Jesse and Alaena Rath of Quincy on August 28, 2014, at 2:12 p.m. at St. Mary's Hospital in Reno, Nevada. Haven weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are John and Carol Merritt of Quincy. Paternal grandparents are Darrel and Patty Porges, of Quincy; and Tom Rath and Linda Lacey, of Cape Coral Florida. Haven is also welcomed by siblings Mercy Rath, 3, and Landon Rath, 2. 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Insurance - Travel Membership Bob Phelps Insurance Agent Lic #0579096 252-5014 Fax 257-3762, Cell 386-3515 email: 2920 D Main St., Susanville CA ue Election forums are at the office Oct. 5. An information Portola library Oct. 15. top of the agenda for the Sept. forum on the propositionsThe League of Women 24 meeting of the League of is scheduled for Oct. 7 at Voters of Plumas County is a Women Voters of Plumas the Quincy Veterans nonpartisan organization County. The public is Hall. open to both men and women welcome to attend the Candidate forums for the who are registered voters. meeting, which begins at 6 District 5 supervisorial race Voter education is the goal of p.m. at the Quincy library are set for Oct. 14 in Graeagle the league. For information meeting room. and Oct. 16 in Quincy. The on joining the league contact Marl-in ballots will be sent forum for the Portola City vice president Kathy Price at out by the county clerk's Council will be held at the 283-1195. Republican women tq host wife Mrs. Jill LaMalfa, wife former teacher who school boards, and expanding of Congressman Doug homeschools their four school choice. LaMalfa, will be the speaker children, LaMalfa The meeting is set for 11 for the Plumas County understands the need for a.m. Lunch is at noon, Republican Women meeting improving the educationalfollowed by the speaker. Thursday, Sept. 25, at The system through increased Reservations at $20 can be Iron Door restaurant in parental involvement, made with Liz Holston at Johnsville. maintaining high-quality 836-4428 by Monday, Sept. 22. LaMalfa will be speaking dedicated teachers, The public is also welcome on Common Core and the strengthening accountability to attend for the speaker new federal standards. As a within local schools and only. Veterans' services begin for Sierra County Veterans' services in Sierra County start Sept. 18, announced Plumas County Veterans Service Officer Jimmy LaPlante. A veterans service representative will be in Loyalton at the social services office Thursdays (excluding county holidays) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed for lunch noon - 1 p.m., to assist veterans, dependents with veteran benefits and more. To schedule an appointment, call the veterans service office in Quincy at 283-6271/6275. [ ] Walk-ins are welcome with appointments first. The representative will be away for training Oct. 2 and will return Oct. 10 to resume services. Made in the USA Feature of the Week: Lightning Nuggets No kindling required! Great for wood stoves, fireplaces, BBQs and campfires. Lights easily and burns strong for 1 5 min. 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