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6B Wednesday, Nov, 28. 2001 onUnud gYom n military service. He went to gunnery school in Louisiana and then was sent to Europe, where he flew as a tail gun- ner/bombardier in 37 bomb- ing missions over Germany. He was awarded an air medal and a presidential citation After WWII, Jim and Helen settled in the San Francis- co/Oakland Bay area and raised their family. He drove a truck for 42 years. They moved to the Sacramento area in 1961, and then to Plac- erville in 1977, where they built a home and Jim retired from driving trucks. In 1990, they moved to Graeagle, and Jim was able to pursue his love of fishing. He also loved bowling. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and his broth- er, William (Bill) Thomas. Jim is survived by his wife of 59 years, Helen; daughters, Carol Barker, of Graeagle, Betty Prinz, of River Pines, and Judy Frederick, of Michigan; sisters, Mary Day and Jane Rebbe, of Illinois; brother, Nick Thomas, of Illi- nois; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. An inurnment service will be held in the Newcastle Cemetery in Newcastle at a later date. TaJanae Rosetta Ann Miles Yager Tajanae Rosetta Ann Miles Yager was born at 8:16 a.m. Oct. 31, 2001, at Plumas Dis- trict Hospital to Robert Miles and Tammy Yager, of Quin- cy. The baby weighed 4 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 18 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Georgia Lee, of Modesto, and Wayne Yager, of Quincy. Pa- ternal grandparent is Enise Miles, of Sacramento. Great- grandparent is Hazel Williams, of Quincy Olivia Denay Smit, h Olivia Denay Smith was born at 4:32 p.m., Oct, 22, 2001, at Tahoe Forest Hospi- tal in Truckee, to Roger M. and Rebecca L. Smith, of Por- tola. The newborh weighed 4 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 17-1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are George and Cathy Conant, of Portola. Paternal grandmoth- er is Jane Smith, of Clio Great-grandmothers are Regina Reynolds, of Portola, and Bernice Conant, of Lom- poc. Sequoia Beckel Wann Sequoia Beckel Wann was born at 8:34 p.m., Nov. 11, 2001, at Seneca Hospital, to Kelly and Becky Wann, of Mill Creek. The newborn weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 18-1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Shannon and Charlie Mor- tow, of Red Bluff. Paternal grandparents are Grady and Dottle Wann, of Windsor The new baby joins sisters Jennifer and Becky Warm Special thanks are extend- ed to the Quincy Fire Depart- ment, especially Jim Mann and Anthony DeMartini, for supplying and staffing the Fire Safe Trailer for our re- cent open house. The contin- ued support and cooperation are greatly appreciated. Long Valley Volunteer Fire Department Serving Cromberg, Sloat and Camp Layman Our heartfelt thanks to all for your donations to the school, museum, "cards and letters," the flowers, food and prayers in the name of Barbara Louise Van Gilder Wood. Christina and Tony Pilgeramand family, Robert M. Wood and family, Ruth Van Gilder a lonely time for American service [ ago, volunteers from Chester oterans American Legion Post 664 be- gan replacing the concrete / I l walkway around the veter- I an's monument and flagpole / at the Chester cemetery. Well, after many hours of de- voted work by several mem- bers of the post, the project very happy Thanksgiving has been completed. Day, and that you kept our I would like to say a special military personnel in your thanks to those volunteers thoughts. Being away from and to the Chester Cemetery home, family, frieiids and staff for their labor, and last, loved ones during our holi- but not least, to Almanor Cus- day season is a lonely time tom Concrete, Builders Sup- for our service personnel, ply and Terry Parsons Con- This year's festive season struction for their generosity has a different aura than in in providing material for the project. Again, members of recent years. Although we ap- pear to be winning the cam- our small community have paign in Afghanistan, what pulled together to make it will be the next step to eradi- such a wonderful place to cate the terrorists? We are all live. victims in this war, and we The U.S. Department of must continue to stand be- Veterans Affairs is asking all hind our president and our veterans to apply for enroll- military, ment in its health care sys- In years past, citizens of tern. Even if you never use our great country could cot- the system, your enrollment respond with the men and will help fellow veterans who women of our armed forces depend on the VA for their through Ann Landers and health care. other high profile networks. Due to the decrease in the Service personnel stationed number of veterans currently in far-off places looked for- enrolled in the VA health care system, there are con- ward to receiving mail cerns about maintaining the through these sources. Due to the current terrorist system as we now know it. situation, our uniformed per- We must show the powers- sonnel will no longer receive that-be that there are a lot of mail in this manner. Howev- veterans who need the health er, thanks to the electronic care system. age we now live in, many of If you would like to enroll you can send e-mails to ser- in the VA Health Care Sys- tem, call Richard Turner at vice personnel while they are deployed. Even though e-mail the Plumas County Veterans is great, it still can't replace Service Office in Quincy at the good ole "Mall Call" we 283-6275. He will be happy to once knew! assist you. Veterans' home proposed Assemblyman Sam Aanes- ly rural population base that tad and Senator Maurice Jo- is often overlooked by the ma- hannessen are preparing leg- jority of legislators. An effort islation to facilitate the con- to provide a long-term care fa- struction of a veterans' home cility in Northern California in Northern California. is of great assistance, not on- The legislation identifies ly to the veterans, but to the Redding as the optimal site community in general. This for construction, and pro- measure will be introduced vides a $12 million dollar aUo- when the Legislature recon- cation that will be supple- venes on Jan. 7. merited by federal dollars for Aanestad represents seven completion of. the project. 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