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Obituaries for October 2, 2003

June Harry Manly

May 10, 1919 — Sept. 28, 2003

June Harry Manly of Greeley Hill died Sunday at her home. She was 84.

She was born in Berkeley. She was the daughter of Herbert H. and Drexel Harry, who were longtime residents of Tuolumne County.

She enjoyed homemaking, artistry, botany, California history, watercolor painting and ragtime piano playing. She was a member of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Big Oak Flat.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Bob (Robert McEvoy) Manly of Greeley Hill; eight children, Tim of Jacksonville, Rosemary of Acampo, Tom of Oakdale, Molly of Albuquerque, N.M., Kitty of Placerville, Ann of Piedmont, Pat of Lodi and Ken of Midpines; two brothers, Bev Harry of Chowchilla and Glen Harry of White Rock, N.M.; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son Michael Glen Manly.

Private family services have been held.

Donations can be made to the Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the Sierra, P.O. Box 4805, Sonora, CA 95370.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Daniel Maves

Oct. 25, 1948 — Sept. 27, 2003

Longtime Columbia resident Daniel Maves died unexpectedly Saturday at his home. He was 54.

He was born in Los Angeles and lived in Columbia for 25 years. He worked as a laborer for the U.S. Forest Service for two years.

His family said he loved nature, reading, history and helping people. He was compassionate by nature, his family added.

Mr. Maves is survived by his brother, Thomas Maves of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; a sister and brother-in-law, Catherine and Allen Zych of Riverside; friends Bob Beck, Mike Keene and Mike Nelson, all of Sonora; a nephew, Christopher Zych of Riverside; a niece, Alisa Zych of Riverside; three aunts; an uncle; numerous cousins; and friends.

A graveside service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at Glen Haven Memorial Park, 13017 N. Lopez Canyon Road in Sylmar, Los Angeles County.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alano Club, P.O. Box 117, Standard, CA 95373 or the Sierra Club, P.O. Box 4440, Sonora, CA 95370.

Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Blanche Leona Sardella

July 31, 1914 — Sept. 30, 2003

Longtime Tuolumne County resident Blanche Leona Sardella died Tuesday at a Sonora hospital. She was 89.

She was born in Antioch and moved to Tuolumne County in 1947. She worked for the Welfare Department in Oakland in 1930. She also worked as a registered nurse for seven years. She lived in Pinecrest for 37 years. After her husband, John, retired from the PG&E in 1984, they moved to Columbia.

She was an avid reader.

Her family said she enjoyed sewing, watching wild animals in Pinecrest and was eager to learn.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, John Sardella of Columbia; a daughter and son-in-law, Johnnie and Dan Mullin of Eugene, Ore.; brother Roland Henry of Tomball, Texas; sisters Thelma Nelson of Oakland and Ruth Jazvin of San Leandro; and numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces, nephews and family members.

She was preceded in death by her brother Joseph Henry.

No services are scheduled at her request.

Donations can be made to any favorite charity.

Evelyn M. Schwoerer

Aug. 27, 1920 — Sept. 18, 2003

Longtime Calaveras County resident Evelyn M. Schwoerer died Sept. 18 at a San Andreas hospital. She was 83.

She was born in New Straitsville, Ohio. She lived in Altaville for more than 20 years and in Calaveras County for most of her life. She was a homemaker for 65 years.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Louis "Woody" Schwoerer of Altaville; a daughter, Sharon Pierce of Mountain View; a sister, Betty Viegas of Mountain View; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann DeLancy, in 1995, and a grandson, Ronald Pierce, in 1996.

A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at San Andreas Memorial Chapel. A burial is scheduled at People's Cemetery.

San Andreas Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Lovina Mae Stricker

Aug. 30, 1916 — Sept. 25, 2003

Lovina Mae Stricker of Columbia died last Thursday at a Sonora hospital. She was 87.

She was born in Indiana and lived in Sonora for eight years. She owned and operated a fruit stand for 20 years. She was an avid doll collector.

Her family said she enjoyed scrapbooking and drawing.

She is survived by her daughter, Karen Cutler of San Diego; grandchildren Lori Ann Ainslie of Sonora, Virginia Hansen and Edwin Cauble, both of Jamestown, and Karl Cauble of Susanville; great-grandchildren Chris Ainslie of Sonora, Richard and D.J. Hansen and Heather Bollinger, all of Jamestown; great-great grandchildren Hunter Ainslie of Sonora and Ethan Bollinger of Jamestown; and her caretaker, Brenda Skidman of Sonora.

No services are planned.

Donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 1710 Gilbreth Road, Burlingame, CA 94010.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

James Weston ‘Wes' Wyllie

June 3, 1918 — Sept. 30, 2003

Longtime Sonora resident James Weston "Wes" Wyllie died Tuesday at a Sonora hospital. He was 85.

He was born in Nevada City and had lived in Sonora since 1952. He worked for the California Department of Forestry for 31 years, and his last title was assistant ranger. He was an artist, and the last art show featuring his work was in January 2002.

His family said he enjoyed the outdoors, gold mining, fighting fires, hunting, fishing and camping. He traveled with his wife for many years. He was a member of the Sonora Moose Lodge, Tuolumne County Historical Society and the Mother Lode Art Association. He also enjoyed square dancing and playing horseshoes, his family added.

Mr. Wyllie is survived by his wife of 64 years, Ruth Wyllie of Sonora; sons and daughters-in-law Ed and Nancy Wyllie of Sonora, Gerald and Lynda Wyllie of Modesto, and Paul and Josephine Wyllie and Gene and Sherry Wyllie, all of Stockton; eight grandchildren Kristy Rucker, Jeff, Andrew, Jared, Julie, Kathryn, Robert and Bryant Wyllie; and a great-grandchild, Ethan Rucker.

A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home.

Donations can be made to the Visiting Nurse Association, Hospice of the Sierra, P.O. Box 4805, Sonora, CA 95370.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Notices

DOBBS — Edith Dobbs, 58, of Twain Harte died yesterday at her home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

HESLEP — Ruth Heslep, 85, of Soulsbyville died yesterday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

TUCKER — Martha Tucker, 48, of Sonora died yesterday at a Sonora hospital. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


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