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JllllllRll]4ml]llliil JgUlJlglggJll !31BglgllJlBIll Ilgllg J I|| LIl]ll]lllllgl |RlgllllgU IBIglllll 2B Wednesday, April 8, 2009 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter 00fITAL STATISTI(:S OBITUARIES G. LaVaughn Bergman Former Green- ville resident, G. LaVaughn Bergman, of Grass Valley, California, passed away at the age of 87 March 8, 2009. She was born Jan. 26, 1922, to Charles and Ethel Sanders in San Bernardino. She enjoyed sewing, read- ing, and spending time with family A loving wife and mother, she is survived by her hus- band of 70 years, Roy; son John (Allie); grandchildren Bob, Tom (Debbie), Shawn (Lori), Antoinette, Erica (Richard), and five great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by son Tracy, and twin sister LaVergne. No services will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to Sierra Ser- vices for the Blind, 546 Searls Avenue, Nevada City, CA, 95959. Jesse Wallace Jr. Jesse Wallace Jr. passed away Monday, March 30, 2009, in Ione, at the age of 68 years with his adoring wife Kathi by his side. He was born March 2, 1941, to Jesse and Elva (Carter) Wallace in Portola, raised in Spring Garden and graduated from Quincy High School. He continued his ed- ucation at California State University, Sacramento, graduating with a bachelor's in mathematics. Jesse returned to Quincy and worked with the "Quin- cy Hot Shots" at the Califor- nia Department of Forestry for six years. He married his loving wife of 37 years, Kathi, Dec. 12, 1971, in Quin- cy. Jesse and Kathi worked together in the retail busi- ness in Sacramento; Jesse re- tired in 1993, after 32 years as assistant manager and manager. Jesse loved the outdoors, especially the mountains. He enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing. His favorite pas- time was his grandchildren; they always brought a smile to his face. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife Kathi; children Damon Wal- lace and wife Lisa of Quincy, Ken Sanderson and wife Patti of Sacramento, Greg Wallace and wife Laurie of Stockton, Quinn Sanderson of Sacra- mento, Jan Wallace and wife Tricia of Lockeford; sisters Mary Ann Prewitt and Martha Taborski and nine grandchildren. At the family's request there will be no services at this time. Inurnment will be private. Memorial con- tributions may be made to the American Cancer Soci- ety, 1765 Challenge Way, Suite 115, Sacramento, CA 95815. Condolences may be of- feTed via e-mail to the family ! J Honey Lake Va Iley L Headstones & Cemetery Supplies SAVE 4. Head Stones 10% 4# Monuments tuff  Engraving (ampetltar'J :' Granite or pdcel) Concrete Coping & Borders "1 Noah Miller 470-600 Cottomwood Rd • Susanville r Blue Shield has health plan that's right for you. WANTED OLD COIN COLLECTIONS... 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He was em- ployed in what is now Sier- ra Pacific's Quincy Mill his senior year of high school, but soon decided his career of choice was driving a log truck. Darrell had been em- ployed by a number of local companies, includiing C & M Logging, Don Howard Logging and for Sierra Pa- cific Industries just to name a few. He was forced to re- tire due to health complica- tions one year ago. His career as a driver led him to what became his best friend and love of his life Candace. While stopping at a local mini-mart Darrell set his eyes upon a pretty attendant and as their love for one another blossomed Darrell and Candace were united in marriage March 13, 1992, in Reno, Nev. Darrell was a dedicated husband, father and grand- father who always strived to keep family first in his life. In recent years he found en- joyment following his grandchildren's sports com- petitions. A Harley Davidson afi- cionado he found pleasure in riding his bike whenever pos- sible. Darrell gained solace in spending time in the out- doors riding his bike, driving a log truck, hunting, fishing and camping. In passing Darrell leaves his loving wife of 17 years, Candace Miller of East Quincy; sons, Larry Miller of Rio Del, Doug Miller of Quincy and step-son, David Wells of Sparks, Nev.; moth- er Mary Miller of Quincy; brother Gary Miller of Oak- ley; sisters Janice O'Brien of Greenhorn, Carolyn Hughes of Oroville, and Laurinda Dabner of Quincy, along with the joys of his later life, his grandchildren Kelsey, Garrett and Dalton Wells. He will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. He joins his father in his eternal home. A celebration of Darrell's life will take place 11 a.m. Saturday April 11, 2009, at the Quincy Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with dear friend Chet Mitchell officiat- ing. Inurnment will take place in the Quincy East Lawn Cemetery at a later date. 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Following high school graduation, she was intro- duced by family to a hand- some Cleveland native, David R. Bissell. Their love for one another quickly blossomed and the couple was united in matrimony on April 18, 1966, in San Jos6. To this union two daughters and two sons were born. The family moved to Meadow Valley in 1973, be- fore purchasing and operat- ing the Hitching Post in Twain from 1974-79. They returned to Meadow Valley following the sale of the business in 1979. Shirley had a deep faith in her Savior and fellowshipped regularly at the Meadow Valley Community Church where she also attended the weekly Ladies' Bible Study. An accomplished seam- stress, Shirley was an avid quilter who belonged to the Quincy Quilters Guild and the Crazy Quilters, as well as being a member of the Shrinking Violets weight loss group. She was a talented crafts artist and she shared these talents with others through her tale painting, drawing and sewing. Always first and foremost a loving wife, mother and grandmother Shirley cher- ished her special times with her family. In passing Shirley leaves sons David Bissell of San Diego, Danny and wife Sa- vannah Bissell of Magalia; daughters Terri and hus- band Jim Pierce and Nicole Bissell all of Magalia; sis- ters Blanche Gable of Red Bluff, Cora Poole ofQuincy, Betty Lay of Oroville and Eva Williams of Reno, Nev.; her precious grandchildren Dustin, Kyle, Brianna, Tyson, Teyton and Nathan, along with her great-grand- son, Cory. She was preceded in death by her loving husband David in May 2007. A celebration of Shirley's life was held Saturday, April 4, at her beloved Meadow Valley Community Church. Interment followed in the Meadow Valley District Cemetery alongside her late husband. See Vitals, page 3B Obituary Policy Feather Publishing offers free Death Notices or Paid Obituaries. Paid Obituaries start at $70 and may include a photo for an additional $10. 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