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411 Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001 Bulletin, Proc Gtorga H. "Hank" Welbourn George H. "Hank" Wel- bourn died in Sacramento Oct. 9, 2001. He was born Aug. 5, 1922, in Anderson, to Olga Evelyn (Rockhold) and Albert Ed- ward Welbourn. He met his future bride, Leslie Childs, of Red Bluff, when she was 12. They were mar- ried in 1943. Hank served in the U.S. Navy during WW II in the Pa- cific theater. He was a 36-year employee of Pacific Gas & Electric Company, a powerhouse su- pervisor for eight Sierra-based area powerhous- es, known as the Drum Power House Division. He and his family lived in Plumas, Trini- ty, Tehama, Shasta and Plac- er counties. Hank loved Modoc County from the time he was 12 years old and had hunted there each hunting season with his father. He vowed to retire to the area and made that dream come true in 1987. Hank loved to hunt, fish, play golf and enjoyed his horses. He was a member of the BPO Elks, Alturas Lodge 1756 for 54 years, and 51 years with the Free and Accepted Masons, Alturas Canby Cross Lodge 248, both of which hon- ored him with 50-year pins. He was also a member of the RoYal Arch Masons, Franklin Chapter 20, Oroville; Knights Templar of California, Butte Commandery No. 5; Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Sacra- She . Harry moved to mento; Ben Ali Shrine, Sacra- Wayne, Neb., in 1993. mento; had a life membership Margaret was a member of in the California Rifle and the Grace Lutheran Church Pistol Association; and was a and the American Legion member of the National Rifle Auxiliary in Wayne. She was Association. a past member of St. Luke's Hank and Leslie were to Lutheran Church, where she celebrate 58 years of mar- served as secretary-treasurer riage next month, for 25 years, and the Rebekah He is survived by his wife, Lodge, in Portola. Leslie H. Welbourn, of A1- Margaret was preceded in turas; daughters, Gayle Mc- death by her parents; hus- Master, of Quincy, Linda band, Harry, in 1998; two Welbourn, of Granite Bay; brothers and two sisters. son, Michael Welbourn, of Survivors include her Loyalton; twin sister, Emma daughter, Bonnie Otte, of Isbell, of Sacramento; five Wayne; son, Delmar Cadwal- grandchildren and one great- lader; grandchildren and granddaughter, great-grandchildren. Services were private, with The funeral took place Nov. inurnment at Anderson 2, with interment in the Cemetery Saturday, Oct. 27, Greenwood Cemetery in in Anderson. Wayne, Neb. The family suggests any memorial contributions be Helene M. Morris directed to the Shriners' Chil- Helen M. (Boileau) Morris, dren's Hospital, 2425 Stock- 80, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, ton Blvd., Sacramento, CA at the Tewksbury Hospital in 95817. Tewksbury, Mass. She was born in Lowell, Margaret A. Hinnerichs Mass., Aug. 24, 1921, to Ed- Margaret A. Hinnerichs, ward and Mary (Toy) 88, died Oct. 30, 2001, at Provi- Boileau. She was raised in dence Medical Center in Lowell, but had lived in Wayne, Neb. Tewksbury for the past 38 She was born March 10, years. 1913, on a farm near Wake- During WW II, Helene field, Neb., to Ferdinand and worked in the top secret "At- Elizabeth (Kleine)Kay. lington Hall" in Washington, Margaret was baptized and D.C., decoding and decipher- confirmed into the Lutheran ing intercepted wartime rues- faith and attended a rural sages. Her work there re- school near Wakefield. mained classified for over She married Harry Hinner- fifty years. Later she worked ichs Sept. 5, 1948, in Reno, at the Raytheon Company's Nev., and the couple made Missile Divisions in both their home in Portola. Mar- South Lowell and Andover, garet worked as a waitress Mass. and bookkeeper and retired Helene was active in St. from Freeman Oil Company. 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Qualification does not guarantee payment. ber of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality, and remained active in her childhood Low- ell parish, Sacred Heart Church, as a member of the SHC Society. Helene was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Morris, in 1992; and son, Warrant Officer David M. Morris, U.S. Army, who died in the Vietnam War. She is survived her daugh- ters, Elaine "Kathy" Jamieson, of Tewksbury, and Susan M. Bergstrand, of Por- tola; sister, Esther Payelian, of West Barnstable, Mass.; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The funeral was Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Tewksbury Fu- neral Home, followed by a fu- neral mass at St. William's Church, in Tewksbury, and interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Lowell. If anyone would like to make a donation in Helene's name, the family suggests they be made to the Chris Maki Foundation, c/o Jane Maki, P.O. Box 22, Lunen- burg, MA, 01462 or the Paul Hajjar Award, c/o Rivier Col- lege, 420 Main St., Nashua, NH 03060. Francis Joseph =Cowboy" Schromm Francis Joseph "Cowboy" Schromm, 88, of Portola, died Nov. 2, 2001, at Eastern Plumas District Hospital's Long Term Care Unit. He was born Oct. 17, 1912, in Canada. Francis moved to Plumas County in 1985, coming from New York State, where he had been a heavy equipment operator As a young child, he moved from Oregon to California in a covered wagon. During WW II, Francis worked as an Army mess sergeant in the South Pacific. He traveled and worked in many places in the United States. In his younger years, he was a rancher. Francis and his younger brother operated a landscap- ing business. They were most proud of their work at the Following Sunset Garden Magazine Fehrman headquarters in Menlo Park. cy, a celebration Francis used his artistic life will be skills in leatherwork and at the woodcarving. He belonged to Baptist Church. the Graeagle Post of the Vet- terment will take erans of Foreign Wars. Greenville Francis was preceded in Personal death by his wife, Hilda, in with a chance 1985; four brothers; and two guest book sisters, line at A celebration of Francis'>. life will be held Sunday, Nov. The famil 11 at 2 p.m. at the home of his nations in her I niece, Linda Burkhead, in madeto the Sloat, followed-by private in- Valley District urnment at the Cromberg Fehrman Cemetery. matory, P.O. Greenville, Unda Fay Vial Linda Fay Vial, 61, died Robert Howard Saturday morning, Nov. 3, Robert 2001, at the Indian Valley Dis- Friday evening trict Hospital in Greenville. at his She was born Sept. 29, 1940, He was born in Oklahoma City, Okla. in Los Angeles. A 59-year resident of Indian A resident of Valley, Linda moved there af- the past 35 yearS, ter a short residency in the here Feather River Canyon at Vir- Bob had gilia, glazier for 48 Linda had been employed his wife have as a food service technician crated Bob's for the Plumas Unified for over 30 yearS. School District for over 30 He had been years. She, along with hermember and husband and daughter, oper- the Quincy ated a commercial janitorial enjoyed the art c service in Greenville for a ing and putting number of years, work restoring Linda was a longtime mem- dences. ber of the Greenville South- Bob was ern Baptist Church, where by his sister, she could always be counted 1999. on to help out in the nursery. Bob is survived She was a devoted homemak-of 38 years, er who dedicated her life to cy; sons, Jeffrey her family, especially herBradley A. BB grand- and great-grandchil- Quincy; Mark dren. Sacramento; Linda was preceded in Martin, of death by her husband of 44brother, Willia~j years, Leo, in 1999. Blust, of Survivors include her grandchildren daughter, Leona Corona, ofgrandchildren Greenville; son, Mike Vial, of Following Florescent, Colo; brother,ebration of Donald Dunham, of Palm held WednesdaY, Springs; sisters, Frances p.m. at the Dunham and , Leverda ary Chapel in Collins, both of Palm Springs; sonal tributes, seven grandchildren and two MARKERS & CEMETERY SUPPME$ Buy a casket and get a headstone 2$7-670$ 704-790 THORNTON RD m SUSANVILLE tI We'll from Save Sweat Get the satisfaction of building your own home, or subcontract the project out. We supply all the building materials. "We'll help from finance to or "We Help From Finance to Finish" Home Office 1 Rough plumbing & foundation P.O. Box not included JI. OO, Adi ,