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Daniel “Matthew” Mangus Life Story

November 7, 2018 — Matthew was born on September 30, 1982, in the City of Orange, CA. He passed away on Halloween, October 31, 2018, in Cypress, TX. Halloween was his favorite holiday. He was called by many names, Flat, Matto, Mister Mangus and Son. He was born to

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Ray Charles Craig

October 24, 2018 — Sadly, and all too soon, Ray Charles Craig, of Truckee, California died on Sunday, October 21, 2018. He will be sorely missed by Becky Craig, his wife of 48 years, his son Michael and wife Adrian, his daughter Heather and husband Moki, his daughter Cheri

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Michael Garrett Dunsford

October 23, 2018 — 1940-2018 Michael Dunsford, 78 years old, residing in St. Helena, Ca., died September 28, 2018. The cause of death was pneumonia complicated by heart disease. Mike, as he was known to most, was also affectionately called "Howdy" by his Tahoe friends and "Grumpy" by his

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John Norman Minnis

October 18, 2018 — Unexpectedly, and all too soon, John Norman Minnis, of Hirschdale, California died on Friday the 5th of October 2018. He will be sorely missed by Miriam Huesken Minnis, his wife of 47 years, his son William and wife Michelle, his son Timothy and girlfriend Taylor,

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Leonids Maktenieks

October 16, 2018 — 1931 ~ 2018 His love of nature shows his true grace. He may be remembered with his Wolf-Dog. Leonids Maktenieks was born in Riga, Latvia August 7, 1931. He left his war-torn village and traveled with an open mind and with vision to build the

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Vernon Gregory Lucas

October 15, 2018 — (1931-2018) Vernon went to be with the Lord on October 11, 2018 in Incline Village, NV. He was the second of six children born to James and Tillie Lucas of Orinda, CA, and the loving husband of 65 years to Pat Lucas. Beloved father of

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Marcie Hatch Bradley

October 5, 2018 — December 3, 1976 ~ September 29, 2018 It is with heavy hearts that we share Marcie Hatch Bradley peacefully passed away at sunrise on September 29, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Her brave and courageous battle with Glioblastoma brain cancer came to an unfortunate

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Edmund Anthony Meslis

September 26, 2018 — February 1, 1946 ~ September 7, 2018 Edmund Anthony Meslis, 72, died peacefully on September 7, 2018 at his home in Glenshire following a brief struggle with acute leukemia. Ed was born February 1, 1946 in Natick, MA. to Edumund C. and Lillian M. Meslis.

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John Frederick Ballard Jr

September 25, 2018 — August 15, 1944 ~ January 22, 2018 John Frederick Ballard Jr, 73, was born on August 15, 1944 to John and Leslie Ballard of Notus, Idaho. He passed on January 22, 2018 at Lake Wildwood CA. John spent his childhood living on a farm in

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Earl Gilfillan Hagadorn Jr.

September 24, 2018 — April 30, 1929 – August 24, 2018 Our Dad- poet, philosopher, artist and eternal optimist- Earl Gilfillan Hagadorn Jr., 89, surprised his family and passed unexpectedly in his home on August 24th, 2018. We probably shouldn't have been surprised though because he'd recently reminded us

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Louis Richnak Jr.

September 24, 2018 — April 3, 1934 ~ September 15, 2018 Louis Richnak, Jr was born on April 3, 1934 in Massapequa, New York. He attended Penn State and went on to Georgetown University Medical School where he received an M.D. degree. He then studied at Cornell University and

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Gayle Green

September 11, 2018 — April 1, 1948 ~ September 5, 2018 Our dear friend, Gayle Green, passed away unexpectedly on September 5, 2018, in her home. At this time the cause of death is unknown, but it was most likely from natural causes. Gayle was born on April 1,

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David Dudley McBride

September 5, 2018 — David Dudley McBride at 96 years old of Tahoe City, died peacefully with family surrounding him. Dave was a cornerstone to the living landscape of the Tahoe community. He quietly contributed many hours, plants and opinions. We will miss his personality throughout the nursery, he

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Gary Wayne Tennis

September 4, 2018 — December 10, 1942 – August 22, 2018 Gary W. Tennis passed away on August 22, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, of 36 years. A beloved daughter, Julie, predeceased Gary. Gary was born in San Mateo, California. He attended San Mateo schools as

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Margaret (Meg) Helen Huffman

August 31, 2018 — Margaret (Meg) Helen Huffman passed away on August 28, 2018. She lived a full and active life until the age of 90. Meg was born on May 30, 1928 in San Mateo, CA, at a time when the hillsides in the Bay Area were covered

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Babette Haueisen

August 29, 2018 — Babette Haueisen was born in Wisconsin on January 23, 1930. At an early age her family moved to the Bay Area. Babette is known as Queen of Donner Lake. For most old timers and some new timers Babette was also known as "Ms. B" and

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Walter Edward Mackenzie

August 27, 2018 — Walter Edward MacKenzie, bon vivant, raconteur, and surely the inspiration for that beer company's Most Interesting Man in the World, went on to his next great adventure on August 16th at the age of 89. Those who knew him would be pleased but not surprised

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Lorraine Anne (Daul) Radzville

August 22, 2018 — January 3, 1968 – August 14, 2018 Lorraine Anne (Daul) Radzville passed away on August 14, 2018 after years of fighting physical and mental illness. She was 50 years old. Lori was born on January 3, 1968 in Detroit, Michigan. She was the 8th of

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James Everett Magnuson Sr.

August 17, 2018 — August 25th, 1964 – July 19th, 2018 James Everett Magnuson Sr. was the second child born to Patricia Green (Magnuson) and Everett Magnuson on Tuesday, August 25th, 1964 in Pleasant Hill California. Growing up, Jim loved to ride a skateboard, ice skate and play sports,

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Gwen Lee Rosser {née Wisehaupt}

July 31, 2018 — Gwen Rosser, 85, passed in peace at her home in Tahoe Vista on Monday, July 23rd, 2018, after a courageous fight against cancer. In the last months of Gwen's life, her four daughters and their spouses, along with many other dear relatives and friends, surrounded

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