Obituaries for November 10, 2003

archive_import /

Howard Eugene Otis

Aug. 8, 1922 Nov. 6, 2003

Former longtime Sonora resident Howard Eugene Otis died Thursday at his home in Murphys. He was 81.

He was born in Everett, Wash., and had lived in Murphys for the past two months. He previously had lived in Sonora for 22 years.

He worked as a space and defense engineer for Lockheed for 35 years and as a kitchen worker for Meals on Wheels for 12 years.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the American Legion in Sonora, MENSA Society and was active at the Sonora Senior Center.

Mr. Otis is survived by his sons, Greg Otis of Angels Camp and Kerry Otis of Bozeman, Mont.; a daughter, Candy Schwake of Vallecito; a sister, Margaret Frost of Upland; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A private service will be held at a later date.

Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Notices

BREHN Judyth Faye Brehn, 63, of Tuolumne died Saturday at her home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

GALLAGHER Cornelius Gallagher, 85, of Sonora died Saturday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

HOEFLER William Hoefler, 63, of Columbia died Saturday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

LEONARD David Anthony Leonard, 54, of Columbia died Friday at a Sonora hospital. Visitation is scheduled for 1-6 p.m. today at Angels Memorial Chapel. A funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. tomorrow at the chapel. Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

MARK Carl Mark, 81, of Sonora died Friday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

MCMAHON Anna Mae (Bromley) McMahon, 101, of Sonora died Friday at a Sonora care home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

SAGEHORN Evelyn Sagehorn, 91, of Sonora died yesterday at a Sonora care home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

VERBECK Visitation for Ethel Verbeck, 89, of Jamestown, who died Friday at a Sonora hospital, will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. tomorrow at Heuton Memorial Chapel. A rosary will be at 6 p.m. tomorrow at the chapel. A memorial Mass is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

11512576
The Union Democrat
This image is copyrighted.

Reach all of Sonora, Calaveras County, Tuolumne, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, & Jamestown with your items to sell.

Ads appear Online and in Print

View Classifieds Place an Ad

Connect with The Union Democrat

Union Democrat Newsstand

Thursday April 28, 2016

Read digital interactive editions of our publications

Read Today's Edition Take A Tour

More Publications by The Union Democrat

View All Publications
Jean Ann Johnston, Jan. 16, 1953 — April 21, 2016

04/26/2016

Jean Ann Johnston was born in Detroit, Michigan, to Jim and Collette ... more

Death notices for April 26, 2016

04/25/2016

Death notices BARNES — Bobbie J. Barnes, 70, of Groveland, died Sunday ... more

Death Notices for April 23, 2016

04/22/2016

BLILE — Urban Edward Blile, 59, of Sonora, died Tuesday at Sonora ... more

Eric Laurence James Sept. 4, 1996 — April 6, 2016

04/15/2016

Eric Laurence James was born on Sept. 4, 1996, in Sonora to ... more