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2B Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS/ AW tI;d, O RD E R Michael Joseph Cawley Michael Joseph Cawley passed away on Sept 27, 2018. He was born April 13, 1954. Mike grew up in Pleasant Hill, graduated from Pleasant Hill High School in 1972 and earned a degree in zoology and a teaching credential from the University of California, Davis. He then moved to the community of Chester, where he taught science, coached football and wrestling at Chester Junior Senior High School for 11 years and also earned his Master of Arts in Education at California State University, Chico. In 1988, Mike moved to Lemoore and served at Lemoore High School first as assistant principal and then as principal. Mike's drive to create a school culture of inclusivity for special education students led to his selection as California High School Principal of the Year in 1999. In 2002, Mike moved to Davis where he led Davis High School as principal until his retirement in 2009. In retirement Mike thoroughly appreciated his time on the golf course with friends He also learned the importance of taking one day at a time, as he gracefully faced the challenges of dementia. Michael is survived by his loving wife, Kitty Hudson Cawley (Davis); son Kevin Cawley (Louann) and grandchildren Makayla and C0nnor, of Hanford; daughter Kacey Cawley, of Atascadero; former wife Debra Cawley, of Hanford; and stepchildren Alexandra Hudson and Evan Hudson, of Oakland. He is also survived by his brother, Bill Cawley (Leeann), of Benicia; Kathy Anderson (Dave), of Benicia; and nephews and nieces, Billy Cawley, Lori Cawley Toliver, Patrick Cawley, Kristin Anderson Rose and Michael Anderson. Mike was preceded in death by his parents, William Cawley and Dorothy Cawley; .brother, Patrick Cawley; and son, Ryan Cawley. Mike's good humor and can-do attitude will be deeply missed. The family is grateful to the loving staff and residents at The Califorman Assisted Living and Dementia Care facility and to Mike's VITAS Hospice team. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m Davis United Methodist Church, 1620 Anderson Road, Davis, CA 95616. John Steven Fehrman Longtime Plumas County resident John Steven Fehrman Our heavy hea~s have been comforted by the loving sympathy and compassion sl~own to usby the~wo~aderful people of Quincy, Greerwille, Chester, Westwood,:Lake AImanor, Susanvflle,~ahd'Portohlduring this difficult time. John would be so humbled by the depth of everyone's sense of loss due to his passing .9/18/18. He served these communities for over 40 years as your Funeral Director, open for business 24/7, 365 days per year, for 41 years. He never closed once! His boots are simply too big for us to fill at this time while we grieve and regroup from our devastating 10ss. Regrettably we will be closing our offices temporarily until further notice. We will continue to serve the families we are currently supporting as we are committed to helping them as best as we are able through their time of need. Thank you for your patience, understanding, and most of words and hugs. Sincerely, Karron Fehrmann Staff Family October 1, 2018 MANNI FUNERAL HOME AND EVERGREEN CREMATORY PClRC passed unexpectedly in the early morning hours of Sept. 18, 2018, at Plumas District Hospital in Quincy. John was born Sept. 11, 1952, in Talmage, to Edmund and Edith (Adkins) Fehrman. He was raised in the Santa Rosa area where heattended elementary school and was a graduate of St. Rose Catholic High School in 1970 He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America as a young boy and played Little League, which he loved. John's father Ed was a long-time pilot and shared his love of the sky with his young son early in his life, actually taking him for his f'wst flight when John was only three months old. John and his dad logged hundreds of hours each year at the airports in Santa Rosa. His dad taught him how to fly when John was quite young and he had his pilot's license by the age of 15, even before he had his driver's license: After graduating high school (a feat accomplished with the help of the staff of nuns that tried valiantly to keep the young Mr. Fehrman in line), he went on to attend Santa Clara City College on a full-ride baseball scholarship, as he was a heck of a catcher! After his baseball coach was approached by some of his professors who had the audacity to complain that john could not just play ball, he actually needed to attend classes, John decided to enlist in the U.S. Army. John entered the Army in January 1971 as the Vietnam War was actually Winding down a bit. When they realized this 19-year-old kid had a pilot's license, he was immediately assigned to the Army Air Corp to be trained to fly Hueys. John flew helicopters through three tours of duty and received his Honorable Discharge in January 1975. He returned to Californh afterhis discharge and: : became,engaged to a pretty young lady, Kathy Johnson of Santa Rosa, whom he'd been communicating with through letters during his tour of duty. They married on Oct. 3, : 1976. John decided to pursue becoming a funeral director. He often joked that it wasn't because he felt it was his calling; it was because he figured he could accomplish getting the most education and a career in the least amount of time, as he still wasn't crazy about being a student! So offto the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science he went,with Kathy's loving support, while he worked as an apprentice for $250 per month. When he graduated they relocated to Salinas so he could complete his apprenticeship. The young couple soon discovered they were expecting their In'st child, so they began their quest to find a funeral business that they could afford with their limited funds. They were told about the availability of three small funeral homes in Greenville, Chester and Westwood. John and Kathy flew to Chester and toured the three sites, and although Kathy was reluctant to make such a radical lifestyle change, she eventually agreed that it was their best option. Escrow papers were actually signed on the very day that Kathy gave birth to their son, Steven, in March 1978 After relocating to Greenville, John and Kathy worked diligently to make a success of their business, both working long hours, sometime around the clock. They were blessed with two more children, daughters Nicole and Ashley. The family moved to Quincy in 1989 after purchasing Anderson's Funeral Home. They raised their kids and grew their business with hard work, dedication and many sacrifices of personal and family time. Their business is very demanding-- open 24/7, 365 days per year -- which John continued to do until the day he passed, as had Kathy who passed in March 2013. .dohn, Has a long-tinae , member of Rotary, joining the Westwood-Lake A/manor Club when he Was 24. He recently became a member of the Quincy Club. He was a volunteer for the Greenville Fire Department and their ambulance driver before the days of EMTs. He served on the Indian Valley Hospital Board and was a staunch supporter of VICA (Vocational Industrial Club of America) He and Kathy gave financial support to students graduating from QHS towards their trade school endeavors. He was also an avid supporter at the annual Junior Livestock Auctions every year during the fair. For many years John and his son Steve enjoyed a shared passion for racing, beginning with 4-wheelers and on to 410 sprint cars. John was a dedicated supporter of Sierra Hospice and hospice care in general, serving as their president for nine years. On June 6, 2014, John , married a longtime friend he met through Sierra Hospice, Karron White, of Chester and she joined him in his Quincy home where she supported him in life and his business efforts. His first wife Kathy, his parents and his sister, Julie Fehrman, predeceased him. He is survived by his loving wife Karron Fehrmann, of Quincy, son, Steven (wife, Jennifer) Fehrmann, of Grass Valley, daughter, Nicole (husband, Jed) Taborski, and daughter, Ashley Fehrmann, all of Santa Rosa. The three bright lights of his life, his grandsons, Carter and Jackson Taborski and Colin Fehrmann and numerous nieces and nephews, also survive him. Surviving siblings are, Paul (wife, Lynn) Fehrman, of Santa Rosa, sisters, Marcene Fehrman, of Arizona and Micheala (husband, Tim), of North Dakota and brother Eddie Fehrman, of Colorado (Okay, we should explain the difference in the spelling of the last name. Seems John's grandfather dropped the second 'n' after moving to the U.S. from Germany. John's dad, John and his siblings went with the shorter version and it wasn't until a few generations later the second 'n' was added back to Fehrmann). A Rosary will be held Friday, Oct. 5, at 7 P.m. at St. John's Catholic Church in Quincy. A Mass of Christian MARRIAGE LICENSES Aug. 15 Lisa Helen Gatewood and Brian George Lake, both of Las Vegas, Nevada. BIRTHS Randall Lane Beck Katherine Ann Davis, of Randall Lane Beck was born Reno, Nevada and Robert to Loni Beck of Quincy on Sept. Clark McClymonds II, of 20, 2018, at 9:11 a.m. at Plumas Portola. District Hospital in Quincy. Jenna Nicole Machamer Randall weighed 8 pounds, 3.5 Sept. 7 and Logan Joseph ounces and was 20 inches in lengtb. Valerie Jean Aguilar and Mastroianni, both of Reno, Great-grandmother is Michael Scott Wilson, both Nevada. Dorrie Beck of Quincy. of Graeagle. Ashlee Rose Ernst and Sept. 17 Mason Kenneth Bruns Michael Joseph Finn, both Elizabeth Ann Sousa Mason Kenneth Bruns was of Reno, Nevada. and Craig Charles born to Amy Dee and Nathan Whitt II, both of Sparks,Daniel Bruns of Westwood on Sept. 10 Nevada. Sept. 12, 2018, at 3:29 p.m. at Charleen Mac Leslie Irene Clement and Plumas District Hospital in Sainsbury, of West Jordan, Cathy Jo Ann Quincy. Mason weighed 9 Utah and Darrell Lynn Wallace-Michael, both of pounds, 15 ounces and was Ryerson, of Salt Lake City, Quincy. 22.5 inches in length. Utah. Maternal grandparents are Sept. 25 Nancy Yamnitz, of Saint Sept. 11 Kendall Alexandra Lewis Charles, Missouri and Robert Melissa Pease and Curtis and Ryan Michael Jones, of Citrus Heights. Bastian, both of Greenville. Vondriska, both of Paternal grandparents are Portola. Kathryn and Kenneth Bruns, Sept. 14 of Westwood. Katherine Louise Stone, Sept, 26 Great-grandparents are Janice of Quincy and John Courtney Jaylene Rich and Edward Haldeman, of St. Michael Moran III, of and Michael David Reid, Chares, Missouri; and Fay and Redding. both of Clio. Kenneth Bruns of San Louis CAL-FD 158 - CR 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. 300 WWW.MANNIFuNERALHOME.COM 530-832-4673- hileoot Monuments Benches Signs Borders Address Stones GRANITE - MARBLE - NATURAL STONE established 1929 110 PACIFtC STREET P.O. Box 1766 PORTOLA CA 96122 (530) 832-1908 FAX (5301 832-6828 WWW.CHILCOOTMONuMENT.NET Burial will be held the next day, Saturday, Oct. 6, at 11 a.m at St. John's. Following Mass, a Celebration of Life will take place at 1 p.m. at the Plumas County Fairgrounds in Quincy and folks are encouraged to attend that more informal event, although they are welcome at the Mass. Thank you is simply not enough to say to the many people that have supported this family through these very sad days since his passing. Our hearts are full with the love anti kindness folks in Plumas and Lassen County are blessing us with. An opportunity to express condolences to the family along with signing the memorial guest register is available online at Robert I. Linder Robert died Sept. 22, 2018 He was born on Aug. 14, 1934, and raised in Napa. He attended San Jose State and graduated from there with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. He also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He met Helen Vergason at the "Nite Cap" in Cupertino. They later married in 1966. They made their home in Sunnyvale. He worked for 30 years as a civil engineer for Charles W. Davidson & Co. He retired in 1994 and they moved to Quincy. care 6f/, Helen after she suffered from Pai'kinso 'g and tlementia'f6r ' 10 years before she passed in 2015. Robert was an excellent wood worker and enjoyed camping and fishing with his family. He is survived by his two children, James Linder and Helen Reynolds; three grandchildren, Kathryn Evans, Brian Linder and Cyrus Linder; and one great-grandchild, Byron Linder. Arrangements entrusted to Manni Funeral Home of Portola. DEATH NOTICES Minerva Happ Minerva Happ was born Jan. 27, 1935. She died Sept. 9, 2018. Minerva lived in Gilroy. In her passing she leaves her husband, Henry F. Happ, her four boys and three of her stepchildren also her 14 grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. CHP REPORT The following incidents are submitted by the Quincy Area California Highway Patrol as a tentative summary pending the conclusion of the investigation(s). Inattentive driver, Sept. 26 At about 1:50 p.m Michael Cook, 36, of Visalia, was driving his 2017 Jeep eastbound on Highway 70, west of Rich Bar, at a stated speed of approximately 45 mph. According to the CHP report, Cook wasn't paying attention and allowed the Jeep to cross over the white line on the right side of the road. The right tires hit gravel and he lost control of the vehicle. The front of the Jeep struck a wood and metal guardrail on the south side of the roadway and traveled several feet down the embankment before coming to rest against a tree. The driver was wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident and was not hurt.