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19111mdlltllMJlUllllm&apos;Umllmll|llllldlglllWAllJllllllRlglmllql tIlll$[.. I lllllUtlUllllmKllll!91111lmlBl,1,llllUl, ll ,LI : IJOJlll6..Jllll J?4 !AJl JJLLiIIJ[IIL[IJI.JBIIF,0111111 2B Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 q Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter ITAL STATISTICS OBITUARIES Bonnie Jean Siusher Chester area resident Bonnie Jean Slusher passed from this life peace- fully, under the compassionate care of those at Susanville's Country Villa- Riverview Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010. Her loving son and daughter-in-law were at her side. Born April 3, 1924, in Ann Harbor, Mich. to late Michigan natives Vern and Mildred (Harris) Wilson, Bonnie was raised and educated in Battle Creek, Mich. where she attended and graduated from Battle Creek High School. Shortly following her high school graduation Bonnie began a career as a Waitress that spanned more than 50 years. Bonnie married her neigh- bor and high school boyfriend, David R. Slusher, in Akron, Ohio, Aug. 31, 1940. To this union two sons were born. The family relocated to Los Angeles in 1949, where Bonnie lived until moving to the Chester-Lake Almanor Basin in 1985. As a devout member of the Roman Catholic faith, Bonnie attended Christ the King Catholic Church in Chester. She was a member of the Chester Seniors as well as the local Red Hat Ladies. Bonnie enjoyed working in her yard and garden and was a mem- ber of the Chester Garden Club. She enjoyed cooking and served as the cook for Wild- wood Senior Center from 1990 - 1997. She found great enjoyment in spending time with her family as well as caring for her pets. As the matriarch of the Slusher family, Bonnie leaves her son and daughter- in-law, David Sr. and Connie M Mailer,), & Mallery Attorneys at Law PROBATE TRUST ADMINISTRATION ESTATE PLANNING 257-4300 75 S. Gay Street. Susanville L Honey Lake Valle00 k Headstones & Cemetery Supplies Head Stones < Monuments : Engraving - Granite or i i Concrete i! Coping & Borders I i Noah & Henri Ililler Free installation ii! AVAILABLE 7 DAY  8 AM-8 PM i 257-7523 or Cell 249-9011 il ervmgLamen&raunUes..  704-790 Thornton Rd Sus.-nville I Slusher of Lake Almanor; grandchildren, David Slusher Jr. and Simone Slusher- Courter along with her great- grandchildren, Annabelle, Gemma and soon to be born Grant. She joins her husband David who passed from this life in 1957 along with her son, Conrad, who passed from this life as a young child in 1942, in their eternal home. Roman Catholic graveside blessing services will take place 11 a.m. Today, Oct. 20, at the Chester District Cemetery. An opportunity to express condolences and sign the memorial guest register is available online at fehrman- mortuary.com. The family suggests any re- membrances in Bonnie's memory be made to the Patients Activity Fund of Country Villa Riverview, c/o Fehrman Mortuary, P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA 95947. William Curtis Peters Longtime Quincy resident Bill Peters died unexpectedly Oct. 14, 2010. Bill was born in Yreka, Aug. 1, 1942, to Ida Mae and William Reed Peters. He lived in Happy Camp until the age of 11 when his father died in a plane crash while on a search and rescue mission. The family moved to Sacra- mento where Ida Mae met and married Lieutenant Colonel Bud Briggs. The family moved to Japan where Bill spent his freshmen through junior years of high school. The family returned to California and Bill graduated from Coming High School in 1960. After graduating from Sacramento City College, he moved to South Lake Tahoe and worked for architect Bob Mason and Plimpton-Radke Construction. During that time, he served in the Coast Guard Reserve: In 1965 Bill met Kathryn Dorothy Nelson and they were married in November 1966. Bill and Kathy moved to Eureka in 1968, where their children, Troy and Erin, were born and where Bill graduated from Humboldt State University. Following graduation, Bill was supervisor of Humboldt County Parks. Bill went on to become a warden for the California State Department of Fish & Game from 1974 to 2002. He served as a warden in Long Beach, Napa and finally Quincy, where the family has lived since 1980. Bill was a founding member of the Humboldt County Audubon Society, and later was active in Ducks Unlimited and Quincy High School Boosters. For more than 25 years, he dedicated much of his time and energy to the North American Wildlife Enforce- ment Officers Association, holding various offices including president. From an early age, Bill was known for his artistic and athletic abilities. He estab- lished the business Wildlife Traditions in the early 1980s through which he sold his artwork. Bill pitched for the Coast Guard and was offered a tryout with a Phillies farm team. He played recreational softball for most of his life. Bill taught animal be- havior, wildlife law, equine behavior and art at Feather River College. He also taught art classes through Becoming an Outdoor Woman, Main Street Artists and the Blue Goose Gallery. Bill particularly enjoyed spending time fly fishing, bird watching, playing with his grandsons, playing poker, softball and horse- shoes, traveling each sum- mer to NAWEOA conferences and socializing over donuts with his friends. He is fondly remembered for his good- natured harassment of friends and family. He leaves his wife of almost 44 years, Kathy; his son, Troy and daughter-in- law Katherine Nielsen; grandsons, Wes and Theo; daughter Erin and son-in-law Craig Scott. He is also survived by his brother, Dennis Peters; sisters, Sharon Turner and Donna Briggs and brother, John Briggs. Donations in memory of William C. Peters may be sent to the North American Game Warden Museum, ooot MONUMENTS . BENCHES nument ADDRESS STONES GRANITE - MARBLE. NATURAL STONE /or 9eneraEons ESTABLISHED 1929 110 PACiFiC STREET p.O. Box 1766 PORTOLA CA 96122 (530) 832-1908 FAX (530) 832-6828 WWW.CHILCOOTMONUMENT.COM Paid political advertisement Dear Voters This election gives us hope for bringing about fiscal sanity to bo the state of California and to local communities in Plumas County. We urge you to become involved in joining with other Republican volunteers in helping to elect responsible leaders who will exercise fiscal restraint. Meg Whitman Governor - Abel Maldonaldo Lt. Governor -- Damon Dunn Secretary of State  Steve Cooley Attorney General Tony Strickland Controller --Mimi Waiters Treasurer -- Mike Villines Insurance Commissioner -- George Runner Board of Equalization, Dist. 2  Michelle Steel Board of Equalization, Dist. 3  Carly Fiorina State Senate California State INITIATIVES Vote NO on Prop 19 Vote YES on Prop 20 Vote NO on Prop 21 Vote YES on Prop 23 Vote NO on Prop 24 Vote NO on Prop 25 Vote YES on Prop 26 Vote NO on Prop 27 Congressional District #4 - Tom McClintock Assembly District #3 - Dan Logue Senate District # 1 - Barbara Alby -OR- Ted Gaines -OR- Roger Niello Flex your political muscle on Election Day! VOTE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND Polls open at 7am and close at 8pm Rural Route #1, Box ll6AA, Dunseith, N.D. 58329; to the Feather River Land Trust, P.O. Box 1826, Quincy, CA 95971 or the Bill Peters Legacy Scholarship, Feather River College Foundation, Attn: Lisa Kelly, 570 Golden Eagle Avenue, Quincy, CA 95971. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 23 at 11 a.m. at the Plumas County Fairgrounds. The service will be outdoors at the Pavilion and will be followed by an indoor reception. All are welcome. An opportunity to express condolences to the family and sign the memorial guest register is available online at fehrmanmortuary.com. MARRIAGE LICENSES Oct. 1 Cristen Marie Cullen and Caleb Patrick January, both of Greenville. Oct. 7 Bartholomew Artz and Jessica Sidener, both of Syracuse, Utah. Oct. 8 Judith Nickerson of Portola and Matthew Cruse of Alturas. Jeanette Sue LaMar and George Edward Cammack, both of Quincy. Oct. 12 Lani Tingey of Chico and Jeffrey Rockholm of Quincy. See Vitals, page 3B Obituary Policy Feather Publishing offers free Death Notices or Paid Obituar- ies. Paid Obituaries start at $70 and may include a photo for an additional $10. For more information or to arrange for these notices, con- tact any of our offices during business hours or email type- setting@ plumasnews.com, subject ob[t   "' Please join us! We're looking for volunteers at GOP Headquarters located at 501 Main St., Quincy (corner of Bradley Sreet and Main Street) Stop in for signs, bumper stickers ... or just to visit! Call us at 836-1547 (Gene & Marlene) Paid for by the Plumas County Republican Party P.O. Box 222 Graeagie, CA 96103 ..... o.  ....................................... oLaadda  oroe me ......................   .!