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Obituaries for June 3, 2004

Jay Wesley Brooks

July 6, 1922 – May 31, 2004

Longtime Angels Camp resident Jay Wesley Brooks died Monday at an Angels Camp care home. He was 81.

He was born in Erik, Okla., and lived in Angels Camp for 40 years. He worked as a truck driver for 40 years. He served in the U.S. Marines during World War II.

Mr. Brooks is survived by his granddaughter, Jamie Wilson of Angels Camp; a sister-in-law, Betty Brooks of Corona, Riverside County; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering is scheduled for 6 p.m. tomorrow at 1470 Sycamore Street in Angels Camp.

Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


Geraldine Lintt

Dec. 26, 1919 – May 31, 2004

Tuolumne County native Mary Geraldine Lintt died Monday at a Redwood City hospital. She was 84.

She was born in Tuolumne and lived there until she was 18. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Half Moon Bay and was involved in 4-H in San Mateo County. She worked as a registered nurse for Kaiser Hospital in Redwood City.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 65 years, Loring "Bud" Lintt of Half Moon Bay; children, Marty and Bruce Lintt, both of Half Moon Bay, and Barry and Duane Lintt, both of Redwood City; grandchildren, Debbie Spencer, Kelly Volksen, Brad and Charlie Lintt, Lauren Lintt-Ibarra and Jimmy and Morgan Lintt; several great-grandchildren; and daughters-in-law, Maxine, Vicky, Kris and Suzana Lintt.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marion and Muriel Gurney; and a brother, Guy Gurney.

Services were to be held today.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Coastside Adult Day Health Center, 645 Correas, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019.

Sneider & Sullivan Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


Henry Schwinn

Nov. 18, 1920 – May 30, 2004

Former Sonora resident Lloyd Henry Schwinn died Sunday at a Texas hospital after a long battle with heart and lung disease. He was 83.

He and his twin, Floyd William Schwinn, were born in Murtaugh, Idaho, to Della Mae (Barnett) Schwinn and Charles Bastow Schwinn. He grew up working on the family farm in Wendell, Idaho, along with his seven siblings. He attended Appleton School in Idaho and what is now Boise State University, where he pl-ayed baseball. He also played semi-professional baseball.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and worked as a police officer while living in Bellingham, Idaho. He married Mary Bellizzi in 1947 and was married to her for 51 years before her death in 1998.

After serving in the Army, he worked as a butcher in San Jose and owned his own store. He worked for Safeway and later at the Butcher's Union Hall in San Jose.

When his children were young, he served as president of the Parent Teacher's Association in Sunnyvale. He was a member of the Butcher's Union and a former member of the Loyal Order of the Moose.

He lived in Sonora for five years after his retirement before moving to Woodway, Texas, to live with his son.

His family said he enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid billiards player and sports fan.

Mr. Schwinn is survived by his sister, Clysta Mae (Schwinn) Hawks of Bellingham; his brothers, Claire Louis Schwinn of Brunswick, Md., and Charles Beauford Schwinn of Layton, Utah; sons, Jeff Schwinn of Manteca, David Boyens of Woodway and Paul Schwinn of Oakley, Contra Costa County; a daughter, Lorraine Hawkins of Las Vegas; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service is being planned. The family invites anyone to leave a message or memory in the guestbook at www.wilkirsonhatchbailey.com.

Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey in Waco, Texas, is handling arrangements.

Nell (Jenkins) Stark

Sept. 9, 1908 – May 31, 2004

Nell (Jenkins) Stark of Sonora died Monday at a Sonora care home. She was 95.

She was born in Oskaloosa, Kan., and lived in Sonora for seven years.

Her family said she had a positive spirit and was generous.

She is survived by her daughter, Janet (Inman) Hines of Santa Barbara; grandchildren, Katherine Wirth of Boulder, Colo., Elizabeth Stevenson and Margaret Suguitan, both of Los Angeles; a stepdaughter, Jayne Malherbe of Los Angeles; step grandchildren, Andrea Riordan of Thousand Oaks and Scott and Michael Malherbe, both of Los Angeles; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


BRADLEY — Everett Bradley, 98, of Sonora died Wednesday at a Jamestown care home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

OMAN — Colleen Renee Oman, 65, of Chinese Camp, died Thursday at a Jamestown care home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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