Obituaries for April 12, 2004



Bernice Sanchez

Nov. 30, 1949 April 3, 2004

Carlene Bernice Sanchez of Valley Springs died April 3 at her home of natural causes. She was 54.

She was born in Richmond, Wash., and lived in Valley Springs for three years. She worked as a sales representative and earned an associate's degree in culinary arts from South Seattle Community College. She was a member of the Episcopal church.

Her family said she was a devoted wife, mother and sister and did a lot for her family.

She is survived by her husband, Leandro Sanchez of Valley Springs; a daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Daniel Goertz of Washington; stepchildren, Dustin Sanchez of Yuba City and Summer Sanchez of Las Vegas; sisters, Sheila Robino of Oxnard, Ventura County, Corless Hickey of Wichita, Kan., and Tami White of Lemoore; brothers, Butch Foreman of Oregon and Thomas Hickey of Renton, Wash.; and her father, Les Hickey of Redlands, San Bernardino County.

A requiem Mass was to be celebrated Saturday.

San Andreas Memorial Chapel is handled arrangements.


CHAPMAN Ruth Chapman, 82, of Sonora died Friday at her home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

McDOWELL Charles Clayton McDowell, 62, of Groveland died Saturday at his home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

MOORE James William Moore, 83, of Groveland died yesterday at his home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

SHELTON Joe Shelton, 80, of Angels Camp died Friday at his home. A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Angels Camp. A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the church. Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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