Obituaries for Oct. 25, 2013

Union Democrat staff

Shirley Ann Dillashaw

April 23, 1937 - Oct. 20, 2013

Lifelong Angels Camp resident Shirley Ann Dillashaw died Sunday at her home. She was 76.

Mrs. Dillashaw was born in Angels Camp, the daughter of Tony and Lena Zanardi.

She enjoyed golfing and RVing and was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Angels Camp.

Mrs. Dillashaw was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Dillashaw, in 2012.

She is survived by her children, Debbie Dillashaw-Wood, of Angels Camp, and Jim Dillashaw and his wife, Krista, of Angels Camp; her grandsons and their wives, Jeremy and Alicia Wood, of Angels Camp, Jon Wood, of Angels Camp, Travis and Kaylee Dillashaw, of Murphys, Jacob, Jayton and Tanner Dillashaw, all of Angels Camp; two great-granddaughters; and her brother, Anthony Zanardi and his wife, Janet, of Angels Camp.

A Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Angels Memorial Chapel, 1071 S. Main St., Angels Camp. A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Angels Gun Club, 2403 Gun Club Road.

Angels Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

Kelani Herbert 'Ken' Glendenning

June 19, 1929 - Oct. 18, 2013

Soulsbyville resident Kelani Herbert "Ken" Glendenning died Friday at his home. He was 84.

Mr. Glendenning was born in Turin, Italy, the son of Charles Herbert Schultz and Irene Margaret Glendenning.

He was raised in South Africa, where he worked as a traffic policeman and accountant. He moved to the United States in 1960. He worked as a salesman for more than 40 years before retiring. He also worked in real estate in Tuolumne County for four years before retiring.

Mr. Glendenning settled in Soulsbyville 28 years ago. He previously lived in Pacifica.

He enjoyed flying, riding motorcycles, and skiing at Dodge Ridge. He also enjoyed sudoku puzzles and traveling in his motorhome.

He was a member of the Humane Society of Tuolumne County and the Oak Plus group.

Mr. Glendenning was preceded in death by his father in 1984; his mother in 1969; his brother, Shannon Glendenning, in 2010; and niece, Christine Glendining.

He is survived by his companion of 46 years, Valerie McCale, of Soulsbyville; sister, Sonja Barrett, of Spain; and niece, Alison Barrett, of England.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Donations in his memory can be made to the Humane Society of Tuolumne County, P.O. Box 830, Jamestown, CA 95327.

Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


MARKUSEN - Erma Maxine Markusen, 92, of Sonora, died Tuesday at Avalon Care Center. A graveside service was planned for 2 p.m. today at Mountain Shadow Cemetery. Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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