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Obituaries for April 19, 2013

Eugene Lundberg

Oct. 16, 1925 — April 7, 2013

Twain Harte resident Eugene Lundberg died April 7 at his home. He was 87. 

Mr. Lundberg was born and raised in Los Angeles to Oscar and Nellie Lundberg.

He served in the U.S Navy during World War II.

Mr. Lundberg worked for several companies as a gas tester in hydraulic manufacturing for 30 years. He last worked for Flowserve in Van Nuys.

He and his wife, Marion Lundberg, moved from Los Angeles to Twain Harte 24 years ago.

Mr. Lundberg was a member of the Eastbelt-Tuolumne Masonic Lodge No. 8, Van Nuys Masonic Lodge, Aahmes Shrine Club of Sacramento, Knights of the York Cross of Honour, Allied Masonic Degrees, Hillbillies Shrine Club of San Francisco, past patron of the Order of the Easter Star. He was a former imminent commander of Scottish Rite No. 2 of Sonora, former illustrious master of York Rite No. 3 of Sonora and former president of Mother Lode Shrine Club.

He enjoyed working with his hands and helping others.

Mr. Lundberg is survived by his wife 65 years, Marion Lundberg, of Twain Harte.

No services are planned at this time.

Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Donations may be made in his memory to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817.

Mildred Mae (Kint) Nizzoli

Aug. 19, 1918 — April 5, 2013

Former Sonora resident Mildred Mae (Kint) Nizzoli died April 5 at her home in Galt. She was 94.

Mrs. Nizzoli was born in Wainwright, Canada, to Will and Minnie Kint, the youngest of nine children.

She moved with her family to Alameda when she was 4. She graduated from Alameda High School, where she met Pete Nizzoli, and they married in 1936.

They settled in Oakland before moving to Sonora in 1944, where Mrs. Nizzoli lived until her husband’s death in 2007.

She worked as a cook at Curtis Creek Elementary School, a bookkeeper at the Union Ice Company and later at a local radio station, and ran payroll at the Tuolumne County Schools Office until retirement in 1976.

She was a member of the Sonora Emblem Club, Figli d’Italia, and was Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Posse’s Mother of the Year in the 1982 Mother Lode Roundup.

Mrs. Nizzoli was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Pete Nizzoli; her parents; a sister; and seven brothers.

She is survived by her sons and their spouses, Jack and Kathleen Nizzoli, of Sonora, and Larry and Julie Nizzoli, of Galt; grandchildren, Kathi Banks, of Sonora, Curt Nizzoli, of Ripon, Sandy Nizzoli, of Sonora, Kim Hembold, of Jamestown, Mike Nizzoli, of Galt, Jill Steinbacher, of Walnut Grove, and Jeff Nizzoli, of Sandpoint, Idaho; 19 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

No services will be held.

Ben Salas Funeral Home in Galt is handling arrangements.

Edward Kenneth Paul Stanton Jr.

Aug. 9, 1929 — April 11, 2013

Frequent Sonora visitor Edward Kenneth Paul Stanton Jr. died April 11 in an auto accident on Highway 49 in Sonora. He was 83.

Mr. Stanton was born in Hayward to Edward Sr. and Julie Stanton.

He worked as a bus driver for Sunol Glen Elementary School in Sunol and lived in El Dorado.

Mr. Stanton was a member of Sons in Retirement and Castro Valley Horsemen. He enjoyed RV travelling, bird-watching, gardening and hiking.

Mr. Stanton was preceded in death by his parents; son, Kenny Stanton, in 1953; sister, Geraldine Koslosky; and brothers, Robert Stanton, in 1995, and James Stanton, in 2006. His wife of 63 years, Jacqueline Stanton, also died in the auto accident on April 11.

He is survived by his children and their spouses, Richard and Paula Stanton, of Tracy, Michael and Lauren Stanton, of Martinez, and Catherine Stanton, of Sonora; grandchildren, Jeremy Stanton, of Martinez, Elizabeth Stanton, of Vancouver, Canada, Rachael Worthington, of Seattle, Wash., and Rebecca Stanton, of Manteca; and sisters-in-law Madeliene Ward, of Livermore, and Joy Stanton, of Castro Valley; and one nephew.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Dambacher Mountain Memorial, 22394 Lyons Bald Mountain Road, Sonora. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Parish, 3109 Sacramento St., Placerville.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Jacqueline Frances (Bartels) Stanton

July 15, 1930 — April 11, 2013

Frequent Sonora visitor Jacqueline Frances (Bartels) Stanton died April 11 in an auto accident on Highway 49 in Sonora. She was 82.

Mrs. Stanton was born in Castro Valley to Carl and Frances Bartels.

She was a homemaker and married Edward Stanton in San Lorenzo in 1950. The couple lived in El Dorado.

She also worked as a receptionist for Dr. Harvey Beauchamp in Hayward in the 1980s.

Mrs. Stanton enjoyed square dancing, RV travelling, reading and music.

Mrs. Stanton was preceded in death by her father; son, Kenny Stanton, in 1953; and an aunt, Josephine Thorpe, in 2005. Her husband of 63 years, Edward Stanton, also died in the auto accident on April 11.

She is survived by her mother, Frances Bartels, of Jamestown; her children and their spouses, Richard and Paula Stanton, of Tracy, Michael and Lauren Stanton, of Martinez, and Catherine Stanton, of Sonora; grandchildren, Jeremy Stanton, of Martinez, Elizabeth Stanton, of Vancouver, Canada, Rachael Worthington, of Seattle, Wash., and Rebecca Stanton, of Manteca; and sister and brother-in-law, Madeliene and Richard Ward, of Livermore; and one nephew.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m Friday at Dambacher Mountain Memorial, 22394 Lyons Bald Mountain Road, Sonora. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Patrick’s Parish, 3109 Sacramento St., Placerville.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Shirley Ruth (Garrett) Wiyninger

Oct. 30, 1935 — April 2, 2013

Sonora resident Shirley (Garrett) Wiyninger died April 2 at her home. She was 77.

Mrs. Wiyninger was born in Bell, in Los Angeles County, to James and Ruth Garrett.

She worked as a preschool teacher for 20 years at a YMCA in Santa Maria. She lived in Sonora for the past 10 years.

Mrs. Wiyninger was a member of Sierra Bible Church.

She enjoyed needlework crafts.

Mrs. Wiyninger was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Bill Wiyninger, in 2002.

She is survived by her daughters, Bonnie Nelson, of Sonora, Debbie Stark, of Sonora, and Cindy Wiyninger, of Murrieta, in Riverside County; son, Bill Wiyninger, of Kingman, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and sister, Jackie Trapp, of Surprise, Ariz.

No services are planned.

Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Notices

DAVEY — A memorial service for Patricia Davey, 82, of Jamestown, who died April 4 at her home, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home, 225 E. Rose St., Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

EVANS — Cleo Evans, 84, of Sonora, died Wednesday at Avalon Care Center in Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

GRAPENTINE — A memorial service for Carroll “Augie” Grapentine, 65, of Valley Springs, who died April 6 at his home, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at San Andreas Memorial Chapel, 254 W. St. Charles St. San Andreas Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements. 


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