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Obituaries for April 11, 2003

Margie Nell (Capps) Bullock

April 23, 1932 — April 8, 2003

Margie Nell (Capps) Bullock, 70, a former resident of Tuolumne County, died Tuesday in Hilmar.

Mrs. Bullock was born in Lawton, Okla., and had lived in Turlock for the past 15 years. She had lived in Tuolumne County from 1968 to 1985, and then traveled for three years, before moving to Turlock.

She liked camping and having her grandchildren come to her home.

Mrs. Bullock is survived by three sons, Edward Bullock Jr. of Hilmar, Merced County, Virgil Bullock of Turlock and Randy Bullock of Tuolumne; two daughters, Diane Segars of Twain Harte and Margie Domser of Sonora; three sisters, Helen Harvey of Modesto, Judy Amaral of Hilmar and Elizabeth Long of Lawton, Okla.; two brothers, Elmer Capps of Fresno and Dean Capps of Turlock; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 3-9 p.m. Sunday and from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at Allen Mortuary, Turlock. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. at Ceres Memorial Park Monday.

Finley C. Kuhn

Aug. 28, 1910 — April 8, 2003

Finley C. Kuhn, 92, of San Andreas, died Tuesday at a San Andreas convalescent hospital.

Mr. Kuhn was born in Grand Rapids Township, Ill., and had lived in Calaveras County for more than 70 years. He moved to Mokelumne in 1931 and in 1956 moved to San Andreas.

He retired from Calaveras Cement Co. in 1974, after working there as a mechanic and welder for more than 25 years.

He was a member of Free and Accepted Masons Calaveras Lodge 78 for about 55 years.

He liked fishing, deer and elk hunting, and always looked forward to fall hunting trips in Wyoming.

Mr. Kuhn is survived by his wife, Audrey Kuhn of San Andreas; a son, Roderick Kuhn of Oregon; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A private graveside service, officiated by retired pastor Carl Johnson of San Andreas, was to be held at 10 a.m. today at Mokelumne Hill Protestant Cemetery. San Andreas Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento 95817.

Myrtle Josephine Mathers

Aug. 6, 1908 — April 3, 2003

Myrtle Josephine Mathers, 94, of Mokelumne Hill died April 3 at a Stockton convalescent hospital.

Mrs. Mathers was born in St. Joseph, Mo., and had lived in Mokelumne Hill for the past 10 years.

She was a homemaker and a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, Mokelumne Hill.

Mrs. Mathers is survived by two sons, Thomas Mathers of Mokelumne Hill and Jerry Mathers of Antioch; two daughters, Beverly Cavalli of Mokelumne Hill and Virginia Stone of Washington; a brother, Charles Scott of Oregon; a sister, Virginia Hartman of Missouri; 41 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Mokelumne Hill. Inurnment will be private at Oak View Cemetery, Antioch. San Andreas Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Donations may be made to St. Thomas Parking Lot Fund, P.O. Box 550 San Andreas, 95249.

Thenia Leah Newby

Oct. 30, 1941 — April 8, 2003

Thenia Leah Newby, 61, of Wilseyville died Tuesday at a Jackson convalescent hospital.

Mrs. Newby was born in Oklahoma City and had lived in Wilseyville for the past six years.

She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Newby, and a daughter, Rhonda Newby.

Mrs. Newby is survived by two stepsons, Brian Newby and Daryl Newby of Pleasanton; two daughters, Cheri Cowell of Kansas and Ginny Cowell of Arizona; three sisters, Carol Yandell of Oklahoma, Neal Kennemer of Oklahoma and Renee Eddy of Jackson; mother, Virginia Ashford of Oklahoma; mother-in-law, Florence Gregory of Wilseyville; and five grandchildren.

Visitation was to be this morning at San Andreas Memorial Chapel. A graveside inurnment will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at West Point Cemetery.

Gloria (Centoni) Giorgi

Nov. 3, 1922 — April 9, 2003

Gloria (Centoni) Giorgi, 80, of Big Oak Flat died Wednesday at a Roseville care home.

Mrs. Giorgi was born in Montana and moved to Oakland with her family in 1925. She graduated from Fremont High School, Oakland, and had worked for Shell Oil Company before she married Henry "Hank" Giorgi. The couple settled in Alameda, where Gloria was very active in the community, including her service as the charter president of Paden Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association.

She was an avid sportswoman and a determined competitor in Alameda women's volleyball, golf and tennis.

In 1985, after living in Alameda for 40 years, she and her husband moved to Pine Mountain Lake, where she continued to refine her golf and tennis games.

Mrs. Giorgi is survived by her husband of 59 years, Henry "Hank" Giorgi of Pine Mountain Lake; two sons, Steven Giorgi and his wife, Darlynne of Roseville, Stan Giorgi and his partner, Robert Stull, of Alameda; two grandchildren, Nathan Giorgi and his wife, Janice, of Sacramento and Marshall and his wife, Kim, of Lodi; three great-grandchildren, Cassidy, Brooke and David; and a sister, Mary Lazzarino.

A memorial service is scheduled for noon Saturday, April 19, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Big Oak Flat, followed by an open house in celebration of her life at Pine Mountain Lake Country Club. Price Funeral Chapel of Citrus Heights is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 2054, Oakland 94604, or D.D. Giorgi Nursing Scholarship, Modesto Junior College, 435 College Ave., Modesto 95350.

Notices

THORSON — Tonia Thorson, 92, of Jamestown died early this morning at a Sonora hospital. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

KLERK — Memorial donations for Nathan Klerk of Murphys, who died Saturday, may be made to P.O. Box 1384, Angels Camp, CA 95222.


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