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2B Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 OBITUARLES Judith Anna Johnson ~Judith Anna. Johnson was born Feb. 10, 1940, at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley, to Dorothy Neuman Johnson and Howard Walter Johnson. In her youth, Judy lived in Berkeley, Alameda and Hayward (where she gradu- ated from high school). She attended Washington State University. In 1959, Judy moved to San Francisco, where she worked a variety of jobs and enjoyed the City. She later moved to Pleasan- ton in 1973 - 74, where she worked at Western Electric as a circuit board assembler and inspector. In 1976, Judy moved to Greenville where she lived until her death this past Friday, Dec. 10, 2010. It was a long time dream of Judy's to work with the Forest Service, and she worked for the Plumas National Forest from 1976 to 1979, when she was forced into retirement by an injury. Bulletin, VITAL STATISTICS She remained retired untilMethodist Church and pre-Everyone that knew her 2005, when she was compelled viously, the Indian Valley had been told by her at one to accept re-employment byParks and Recreation board, point or another how to clean the Plumas National Forest, In the '80s, Judy helped up, organize and manage but suffered another injury on organize a valley-wide clean- their lives. her first day of work. up of old cars and junk, in- Judy was a one-woman re- Fortunately, the dispute cluding the establishment of source center. If someone that evolved from that 2005re- the metal disposal facility at needed something -- be it a employment was positively the Greenville dump. job, a meal or an appliance, resolved earlier in 2010, with But, what Judy is perhapsshe knew someone who had Judy granting forgiveness to known for best and accom-something to give and everyone involved, plished the most, was less she'd match him or her up Judy's greatest passion was tangible than what lands on with someone who needed. always music. As a youth, she one's resume. Freezers are full all across studied piano and voice, and Simply put, Judy had the Indian Valley because of Judy performed with the Oaklandremarkable ability to create Johnson. Civic Light Opera. family and community. It's by Judy loved fishing, garden- Later she became a well no accident that some refer to ing, mushroom gathering and known guitarist, singer, her as the unofficial mayor of hiking in the mountains. and performer in the San Indian Valley or the Grande She was a consummate Francisco folk music scene of Dame of Indian Valley. Judy traveler and had recently re- the early '60s, along with her saw the good in people, turned from her first trip to banjo playing partner, Pete. She would give second China where she indulged in Judy later joined the Bay chances to people who would her other favorite past time-- Area's first all female rock 'n barely give themselves a sec- hunting bargains! roll band and toured with ond chance. She didn't care Best of all, Judy Johnson this group until 1972. Shewhat a person's past was was the life and soul of every continued to play guitar until about -- she was about help- party or gathering. a finger injury occurred ing a person find a future. She is survived by her hus- in 2002, but remained an avid She was at her best when band Ken "KD" Donnell and vocalist, she was mentoring young her adopted sons, Martin Don- Judy cared deeply for people -- teaching them the nell, Owen Donnell and Matt her adopted community of ins and outs of organic Graves. Greenville and was involved gardening, living a responsi- Judy lived a full and blessed with many local organiza- ble life, how to do the things, life. She will be missed by all tions, including the Taylors- she knew how to do to be serf- who knew her, and many ville Grange, the Greenville sufficient, years will pass before her name is but a memory in Greenville and the Indian Valley. Funeral service will be held at Greenville United Metho- dist Church at 3 p.m., Thurs- day, Dec. 16. A celebration of her life will follow at a loca- tion to be announced. William Norman Barlow William Norman Barlow passed away Dec. 5, 2010, at Hospice of Arizona in Prescott Valley. He was 89 years old. Born April 13, 1921, in Rochester, Minn., he was the fifth, and youngest, child of Olive (Marvick) and Peter Barlow. Both parents were immi- grants from Norway. He attended the local schools in Rochester, and was active in hockey, skiing and ski jumping. He also loved to hunt and fish. In his late teens, he attended an aircraft me- chanics school in Burbank, worked for Lockheed Cor- poration, Douglas Aircraft, and PanAmerican Airways Progressive, Record, Repc rter during the war. He married Ruth Thorn son in Miami, Fla., in 1944; hey moved to Quincy in 1949 md divorced in 1985. Always known as "Bill he worked for Plumas Unified School District and for ;an Rafael City School as director of Buildings, Grounds, Main- tenance and Transportatio}a. Bill started Barlow Construction in the e rly 1960s; and opened Mountain Building Supply in 1971. He built many homes, condos, the Plumas County Museum and many other public bt ild- ings in Quincy, Portolaand Graeagle. Bill retired in 1985, moved to Dewey, Ariz., in 1990, where he lived until his death. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Good- win, Arthur and Walter, and by his sister, Lorraine Nesvig. He is survived by his sons Gary of Reno, Nev.; William of Portola and Randy in Quincy; by grandson Dr. Dan Barlow of Reno, and two great-grandsons, Jackson and Jonah. He is also survived by his companion of many years, Irma Maxwell of Dewey. No services are planned.: DEATH NOTICES Etta Rodriguez Etta Rodriguez passed away recently at Hilltop Care Center. She was a mother, nana, sister, aunt and friend who will be dearly missed. She is survived by daughters Cathy Cannata Krege and Lisa Cannata Goossens; grandchildren Sarah, Nicholas, Shelby, and Savanna; sisters Terry Good- man Martin and Leena Goodman Terbeek; brother Ron Goodman and friend Ron Laurus of Greenville. Services were held Wednes- day, Dec. 8, at the Holy Angels Chapel, 1051 Harder Rd., Hayward. Survivors include his wife The family asks that dona- of close to 65 years, Helen of Patrick Shillito tions be made to the Greenhorn; sons Gary and Staff Writer Alzheimer's Association in Robert Ettinger, both of lieu of flowers. Honolulu, Hawaii, along with two grandchildren. Since the middle of May Richard Ettinger A celebration of Richard's 2010, businesses in the city of Greenhorn resident life took place Sunday, Susanville, parts of Lassen Richard Ettinger died Dec. 12, at the Quincy Elks County, Sparks, Nev. and Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Plumas Lodge. Reno Nev. have been plagued District Hospital, Quincy, at Inurnment will take place by a series of burglaries that the age of 90. in the National Cemetery of almost always started with a Richard was born in the Pacific (Punch Bowl) in smashed window and ended Chicago, Ii1., to the late Honolulu, Hawaii, at a later with a variety of items stolen, Oscar and Felicia (Moise) date. depending on the business. Ettinger Sept. 16, 1920. An opportunity to express Through a collaborative He moved to Plumas County condolences to the family effort with several law in 1986 from Hawaii, where and sign the memorial guest enforcement agencies, both he lived resided most his register is available online federal and across statelines, life., the Susanville Police De- MARRIAGE LICENSES November 24 December 2 December 6 Diane Elaine Poor and Brian Aimee Carolyn Chudy and Kaley Lance Lamattina and Eugene Humphrey, both of Thomas Mathew Kraus, both Miranda June Hard, both of Portola. of Meadow Valley. Quincy. hileoot ESTABLISHED 1929 MONUMENTS BENCHES SIGNS BORDERS ADDRESS STONES GRANFFE MARBLE NATURAL STONE 110PACIFIC STREET, p.o. BOX 1766 "PORTOLA CA 96122 (530) 832-1908 FAX (530) 832-6828 %'YW.CHILCOOTMONUM ENT.COM Superintendent PUSD Glenn Harris m California Department of Education "The Food Service Director of Plumas Unified School District, under the leadership of an exceptional director and with administration support ... is a model of how the implementation of a centralized kitchen in a rural county positively improves the nutrition quality of meals served and increased student participation. The district wide Wellness Policy promotes nutrition integrity throughout the district has become a catering opportunity for the department." Rae Lee, MPH, RD Is your family taking advantage of the excellent meals provided by our Food Service Department? We know that times are hard and many families may be experiencing financial difficulties, especially during the busy holiday season. Plumas Unified School District wants you to know that we are here to help. We encourage all the families of our students to apply for the benefits available through the National School Meal Program which provides Free or Reduced priced meals to qualifying families. Applying for this program is easier than you'd think, simply complete a one page application and return the completed application to the School Office or Cafeteria. Perhaps you have been denied in the past; if you have had a change in income, or if you have a fluctuating income we encourage you to reapply at any time throughout the school year. If your family qualifies for Free Meals, your child can receive breakfasts and lunches daily at no cost. If you qualify for Reduced Price Meals, your student can purchase breakfasts for an affordable $.30 and lunch for $.40. We would also like to remind you that school lunches are healthier than ever. A wide variety of whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables are offered to students on a daily basis and our brand new Garden Salad bars are sure to please! Applications are available at all school sites or can be requested by contacting the PUSD Child Nutrition Department at 530-283-6545 ext. 104. Our meals are available to all our students! Sincerely, Glenn R. Harris, Superintendent PUSD-PCOE Rebecca Mills, Director Food Service Program the burglary incidents dating arrested Dec. 7, all of them back to May. have been booked into the "There have been upwards Lassen County Jail and were of 30 burglaries in Susanville arraigned at 4 p.m. on Thurs- alone since May," Downing day, Dec. 8. The 17-year-old said. "All of which match the boy was booked into the same style and entry pattern. Juvenile detention facility. Right now we're working As for the charges, Billings, through the evidence we've Vierra, Deanda and the boy collected to try and link were booked on charges of as many of these burglary possession of stolen property. incidents to these suspects as Billings, Vierra and the possible." boy were also charged with Downing also confirmed burglary. these suspects were believed Other charges include to be connected to the McMorrow's count of child burglary at the Janesville endangerment, Deanda's Post Office Monday, Sept. 27. charge on possession of con- Downing said it was his centrated cannabis, Vierra's partment has apprehended belief the suspects were also charge of possession of brass several suSpects believ'eff i/i- ' Warlfed 'f0r ~any~h'6re be- knuckles. All subjects'~iH be volved with these burglaries, tWeen nine and 12 burglary- : held for bM1 p'~ng ~'c6urt After serving thkee sepa- related incidents in Sparks appearance. rate search warrants and two and Reno, Nev. "We've been working on arrest warrants at 10:30 a.m. Items recovered ranged this case for a long time," Tuesday, Dec. 7, SPD officers from shoes, to rare coins to Downing said. "It's nice to be took five Susanville residents laptops to video game con-able to breathe with at least into custody. The suspects soles. Downing said it would some sign of relief." included 22-year-old Anthony be up to the Lassen CountyAlong with the efforts of Cleo Billings, 18-year-old District Attorney's Office to the SPD, other agencies in- Frank Edward Vierra Jr., determine when the items volved in the arrest process 39-year-old Jennifer Belen can start being released included the Lassen County McMorrow, 29-year-old to their original owners, Sheriff's Office, the Lassen Enrique Deanda and a 17- because many of the items County Probation Depart- year-oldboy whose name was are now part of the evidence ment, the Lassen County withheld due to his status as being used in the case. Down- District Attorney's Office, the aminor, ing said it might take a little California Department of The suspects were located while, but the police would Corrections and Rehabilita- at houses on Alexander start calling the individuals tion Paroles Office and Avenue, Nevada Street and whose property they know the U.S Postal Inspection North Sacramento Street. they recovered. Downing said Service. During the on-going Police Captain Tom Downing that while there were manyinvestigation, the Sacra- said duringthe initialsearch specific items recovered, mento Office of the Federal of the homes, a variety of none of the cash taken in the Bureau of Investigation pro- identified stolen property burglaries was found, vided valuable assistance to was found in connection to As for the five suspects the SPD. Downing said the department was grateful for the assistance. Mallery & Mallery Attorneys at Law PROBATE TRUST ADMINISTRATION ESTATE PLANNING 257-4300 75 S. Gay Street. Susanville We have lost our beloved pets. While Xmas tree cutting 3.5 miles up the hill in the Twin Bridges/Old Sta- tion area. Pumpkin, our yellow colored Husky mix and Riley, our brown and white Ger- man Shorthair ran off and didn't come We have have posted flyers, sent out numerous emaiis and noti- fied area agencies but still feel so helpless. With all the cold weather, we are afraid that Riley is freezing to death. Both dogs wear collars and tags and have identification chips implanted into their coats. (These identifi- cation chips can be read by ani- mal control or vets offices.) If you can help, please call Chad 530 941-8942 or Kari at 530 91%7877 or 530 378-2863 Obituary Policy Feather Publishing of- fers free Death Notices or Paid Obituaries. Paid Obituaries start at $70 and may include a pho- to for an additional $10. 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