>Sonora / Tuolumne News, Sports, & Weather, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, Jamestown | Union Democrat

Sonora, CA forecast
& Northern California web cams

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Home arrow News arrow Obituaries arrow Obituaries for June 4, 2013

Obituaries for June 4, 2013

Joyce Carol (Elmen) Lewis

April 4, 1929 – May 29, 2013

Columbia resident Joyce Carol (Elmen) Lewis died May 29 at Sonora Regional Medical Center in Sonora. She was 84.

Mrs. Lewis was born in Roundup, Mont., to Walter Felix and Orpha Marie Elmen.

 She moved to California in her late teens and attended the University of Southern California, where she graduated in 1951 with a bachelor’s in business science. 

She worked at Union Oil Co. in Los Angeles for several years before marrying Keith A. Lewis in 1950 and starting a family.   

 Mrs. Lewis was an artist, specializing in fine art painting. She was a long-time member and former president of the La Habra Art Association in Southern California. 

After being widowed for several years, she married Roy Taplin in 1995.

 Mrs. Lewis moved to Columbia in 1999 following the death of her second husband. 

Besides painting, she enjoyed reading, quilting and playing the piano. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, traveled extensively and wrote four books about family and her experiences abroad.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Frank Elmen; and a sister, Helen McCormick.

 Mrs. Lewis is survived by children and their spouses, Llynn Lewis and Eric Davenport, of Chatsworth; Bart and Charlotte Lewis, of Yorba Linda; and Scott and Debra Lewis, of Columbia; and six grandchildren.

 A celebration of life will be held 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at 23550 View Lane, Columbia.

Eternity Services in Orange is handling arrangements. 

Robert Lee ‘Bob’ McDaniel

July 12, 1933 — May 16, 2013

Jamestown resident Robert Lee “Bob” McDaniel died May 16 at his home. He was 79.

Mr. McDaniel was born in Long Beach to Eugene Fields McDaniel and Laura McDaniel.

He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955, receiving three medals for bravery. 

He worked in maintenance for Oscar’s restaurant in the Glen Lake area in Oakland for 17 years. 

Mr. McDaniel moved to Jamestown in 1987 and began gold panning, mostly in Woods Creek. 

He enjoyed gold trivia, carving ivory and bone sculptures and painting. 

Mr. McDaniel was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Roland Edward McDaniel. 

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Kathryn McDaniel, of Jamestown; children, Rebecca McDaniel, of Sonora, LeRoy McDaniel, of Jamestown, and Nathan McDaniel, of Paradise; and grandchildren, Heather and Christopher Hopson, of Sonora, Paeten Maples-McDaniel, of Sonora, Ethan Sayers, of Jamestown, and Donovan McDaniel, of Jupiter. 

A graveside service and burial with full military honors will be held 1 p.m. June 20 at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon. 

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

Notices

CAVANGARO — Patty Cavangaro, 94, of Jamestown, died Saturday at her home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

HARTY — Maria Harty, 87, of Sonora, died Saturday at Sonora Regional Medical Center. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

McDERMOTT — Margaret McDermott, 67, of Sonora, died Sunday at her home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

MYERS — Logan Myers, 17, of Jamestown, died Friday at his home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

PATRICK — Georgia Patrick, 96, of Sonora, died Sunday at Sonora Regional Medical Center. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

PENLAND — Darcie Penland, 50, of Groveland, died Friday at her home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

SWASEY — Barbara Swasey, 84, of Sonora, died Sunday at her home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


Follow UnionDemocrat.com

Today's front page

Get home delivery of the Union Democrat for only $7.00 a month. After filling out one simple and secure online form you could be on your way to learning more about your city, state and world than you ever have before.
subscribe
News
Local / Sports / Business / Stocks / News of Record / State / Nation/World / Obituaries / Submit News
Opinion
Editorials / Letters
Photos
Union Democrat Photos / Community Photos /
Classifieds
Search Classifieds / Jobs / Autos / Homes / Rentals / Place an Ad
Online Extras
Weather / Local Business Links / Community Links / Photo Reprints
Union Democrat
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Site Map

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:36:16 -0800