Obituaries for June 19, 2013

Union Democrat staff

David Lincoln

Sept. 28, 1957 - June 9, 2013

Boulder Creek resident David Lincoln, a frequent visitor to Tuolumne County, died June 9 at Sonora Regional Medical Center. He was 55.

Mr. Lincoln was born in Illinois to Robert and Loia Lincoln.

He settled in Boulder Creek 20 years ago and worked as a tattoo artist for the past 35 years.

He enjoyed boating and riding his motorcycle.

Mr. Lincoln was preceded in death by his father in 2004 and mother in 2007.

Mr. Lincoln is survived by his son, Jeremy Lincoln, of Auburn; grandson, Isaac Lincoln, of Auburn; and siblings, Craig Lincoln, of Honolulu, Hawaii; Kathy Cultice, of Arlington, Wash., and Linda Sochacki, of Santa Clara.

No services are planned.

Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Anna Maria Verheul

Feb. 14, 1915 - May 28, 2013

Sonora resident Anna Maria Verheul died May 28 at Skyline Place. She was 98.

Mrs. Verheul was born in Rotterdam, Holland.

In 1937 she married Leo Verheul, a police officer and professional soccer player.

They moved to Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in 1950 with three children.

They took many trips to California and decided to move there in 1960 because they enjoyed the warmer weather.

They lived in several Bay Area cities including Oakland, San Leandro, Union City and Livermore.

Mrs. Verheul worked as a travel consultant and secretary for 35 years.

She enjoyed needlepoint, embroidery and wintering in Arizona with her husband. She moved with her daughter to Sonora in 2006.

Mrs. Verheul was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Verheul, in 2001; her son, Leo Verheul Jr., in 2000; and daughter, Toni Howel, in 1990.

She is survived by daughter, Cecile Burke and her husband, Randy, of Groveland; five grandchildren, Darren Lemson, of Brentwood, Sean Lemson, of Livermore, Heidi Verheul, of Seattle, Wash., Monique Visintainer, of Seattle; and Dana Burke, of Fremont; and four great-grandchildren.

No services are planned.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


JOHNSON - Lisa Johnson, 29, of Sonora, died June 11 at City of Hope Cancer Research Hospital in Duarte, in Los Angeles County. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at 1954 Goodyear Ave. in Ventura.

LAWTON - Charlotte Lawton, 86, of Sonora, died Monday at Skyline Place. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Dambacher Mountain Memorial Cemetery, Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

STEEN - Sonora resident Ruth (Pennell) Steen died Sunday at Avalon Care Center of Sonora. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Heuton Memorial Chapel, 400 S. Stewart St., Sonora. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. at the chapel. Burial will be held at Mountain Shadow Cemetery in Sonora. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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 May 25, 2017

Read digital interactive editions of our publications

Read Today's Edition Take A Tour

More Publications by The Union Democrat

View All Publications
Vicki Hogg


Vicki Hogg passed away May 15, 2017, in Sonora. Vicki was born ... more

Death notices for May 23, 2017


POOL — Denise Jeanne Pool, 58, of Sonora died Friday at home. ... more

Death notices for May 24, 2017


CHRISTENSEN — Mary K. Christensen, 82, of Sonora, died Tuesday at Avalon ... more

Matthew William Birdsong


Matthew William Birdsong, aka “Matty B,” was tragically found deceased May 8, ... more

Death notices for May 20, 2017


ANDERSON — A memorial service for Robert “Bob” K. Anderson, 81, of ... more