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

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Home arrow News arrow Obituaries arrow Obituaries for October 25, 2012

Obituaries for October 25, 2012

Sonja (Raley) Johnson

May 12, 1966 — Oct. 19, 2012

Sonora resident Sonja (Raley) Johnson died Friday at her home. She was 46.

Mrs. Johnson was born in Modesto to Barbara West and William Raley.

She graduated from Downey High School in Modesto in 1984.

She married George Johnson on Feb. 21, 1988 at a small chapel in Lodi.

They settled in Sonora 20 years ago.

She was a homemaker for the past 26 years. Ten years ago her husband founded the Lakeridge Community Church in Sonora. According to her family, she kept busy with the duties of being a pastor’s wife.

She enjoyed gardening, painting and making crafts to give children during the holidays.

Mrs. Johnson was preceded in death by her sister, Dena Raley, in 1999.

She is survived by her husband, George Johnson, of Sonora; her mother, Barbara West, of Modesto; her son, Benjamin Johnson, of Los Angeles; her brother, Robert West, of Modesto; her nephew, Nathaniel West, of Modesto; and five grandchildren.

A donation in her name may be made to Sierra Ministry Alliance by calling Jim Rivellle, 743-7342. 

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Country Cowboy Church, 14888 Peaceful Valley Road, East Sonora. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements. 

Susan Kathleen Reid

Sept. 11, 1957 — Oct. 17, 2012

Angels Camp resident Susan Kathleen Reid died Oct. 17 at Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas. She was 55.

Ms. Reid, born in San Andreas, was a lifelong Calaveras County resident.

She enjoyed cooking, driving on the back roads of Calaveras County, action movies and horses.

Ms. Reid is survived by her fiance, Mitchell Clarke, of Angels Camp; her children, Teresa Pry and her husband, Nathan, and Tony Reid, all of Angels Camp; and her granddaughter, Allison Pry, of Angels Camp. 

A viewing will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Angels Memorial Chapel, followed by a graveside service at 2 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery in Angels Camp. Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


GINOTTI — Leana Ginotti, 64, of Mi-Wuk Village, died Wednesday at Sonora Regional Medical Center long-term care unit. Heuton Memorial is handling arrangements. 

HUTCHINS — A graveside service will be held for Marjorie Jean Hutchins, 79, of Sonora, at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Mountain Shadow Cemetery, Lyons Bald Mountain Road, Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

NIEVES-CORTES — Agustin Nieves-Cortes, 53, of Burson, died Oct. 15 in an auto accident in Burson. Services were held on Oct. 20 at Angels Memorial Chapel, which also handled arrangements. 

SCHOENBERGER — A memorial Mass will be celebrated for Donald Gene Schoenberger, 80, of Sonora, at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Sonora. Inurnment will be in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

SEGERSTROM — A celebration of life will be held for Mary Etta Segerstrom, 82, of Sonora, at 3 p.m. Friday at the Sonora Opera Hall, 250 S. Washington St., Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

Follow UnionDemocrat.com

Get Today's Top Headlines to your inbox

The Union Democrat print edition

The Union Democrat 11/28/15

View Paper

The Union Democrat is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Tuesday through Saturday. E-Edition or Print Plus subscribers have full access.


If you are not a current subscriber, subscribe today for immediate access. Circulation: 209-533-3614

View all The Union Democrat print publications

Weekender by The Union Democrat

Weekly Arts and entertainment guide for Calaveras and Tuolumne counties

Weekender 11/26/15

View Guide

Available online every Friday or get it early in Thursday's print edition.

View past copies of the weekender

Local / Sports / Business / Stocks / News of Record / State / Nation/World / Obituaries / Submit News
Editorials / Letters
Union Democrat Photos / Community Photos /
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 - 2015 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use