Obituaries for June 21, 2004



Wallace Foster

Sept. 30, 1943 - June 10, 2004

Longtime Sonora resident Michael Wallace Foster died June 10 at a Sacramento medical center from injuries suffered in a logging accident. He was 60.

He was born in Fresno and lived in Sonora for 46 years. He worked for Alderman Timber for 23 years, then for Fray Logging.

He was a member of the Sonora Moose Lodge.

His family said he enjoyed listening to karaoke music and spending time at his grandchildren's sporting events.

Mr. Foster is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, Michael and Annette Foster and David Foster, all of Sonora; his father, Glenn Foster of Fresno; a brother, Glenn Foster of Sutter Creek; a sister; and grandchildren, Valerie, Paul, Jesse, Ryan, Jennifer and Kendall Foster.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Catherine Foster; and a sister, Valerie June Burkett.

A chapel service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home. Burial is scheduled at Mountain Shadow Cemetery.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


ATKINSON STEVENS Linda Atkinson Stevens, 51, of Sonora died yesterday at a Sonora hospital. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

MOECKEL Irene Moeckel, 85, of Sonora died this morning at her home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

RATLIFF Wayne Ratliff, 60, of Jamestown died yesterday at his home. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

VIZZI Peter Michael Vizzi, 82, of Valley Springs died Thursday at a San Andreas hospital. Visitation is scheduled from 9-10:30 a.m. tomorrow at San Andreas Memorial Chapel. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in San Andreas. San Andreas Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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