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Recent Stories in Obituaries

Paul Kovach

February 13, 2018 — Paul Kovach, 67 years old passed away on January 19th. He was the loving husband to Ali Kovach for 30 years. He was the proud father to Eric Kovach, husband to Tammy and Jill, wife of Curt Coleman and proud to be called Pop pop

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Bette Zane (Robertson) Schmidt

February 13, 2018 — Bette Zane (Robertson) Schmidt, 79, of Reno, NV passed into the arms of her Savior on January 30, 2018. Bette was born on December 31, 1938 in Los Angeles, CA to Sara Cara (Carrie) (Tissenbaum) Robertson and Wilbur (Bob) Dare Robertson. Bette grew up in

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Dr. Joseph Vincent Petrucci

February 12, 2018 — Dr. Joseph Vincent Petrucci, age 95, passed away peacefully at home in Truckee, California on February 10th, 2018. The youngest child of the late Joseph (Giuseppe) and Elizabeth (Letizia) Mancuso Petrucci, he was happily married for 67 years to Alice D'Almeida Petrucci, whom he met

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Aileen June Collinson

February 6, 2018 — Aileen June Collinson peacefully passed from this world on January 27 at age 93. Born in a farmhouse in Eden, Idaho, she would occasionally ride her horse to school. After graduating from high school, she attended the College of Idaho, majoring in music. She fondly

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In Loving Memory of Gerald E. Cochran, M.D.

January 24, 2018 — Dr. Gerald E. Cochran has passed away at his home in Incline Village, NV. He is survived by Dixie, his wife and lifelong companion, his children Kimberly Ferguson, Gavin Cochran, Jean Gore and James Cochran; grandchildren, Jessica & Max Ferguson, Griffin & Gabe Cochran, Joe,

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Larry McEneaney

January 24, 2018 — November 18, 1942 ~ January 21, 2018 Laurence William McEneaney Jr. was born in Los Angeles on November 18, 1942 and died in Truckee the town he loved on January 21, 2018. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend to everyone. Larry grew

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John B. “Ian” Mackinlay

January 24, 2018 — 1926 ~ 2018 John B. "Ian" Mackinlay passed away from complications of flu/pneumonia on December 22, 2017, at Lake Tahoe, surrounded by family. Ian was born in San Francisco in 1926 to Jack and Ruth Mackinlay. Ian served in the Navy on the Battleship Iowa

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Eric David Lunde

January 17, 2018 — Eric David Lunde passed away on November 8, 2017, at the age of 47. He was a longtime resident of Olympic Valley, Calif., and is well known for the many years he worked as a bartender at Balboa Cafe and PlumpJack Cafe. Most everyone just

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Jeanette Martinez (Powers)

January 15, 2018 — May 6, 1976 ~ December 15, 2017 Jeanette Martinez (Powers), of Reno, Nevada passed away with family and friends by her side on December 15, 2017. She was 41. Jeanette was born on May 6, 1976 in Rancho Cordova, California to Gloria (Terry) Powers and

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In Loving Memory of David Hancock

January 5, 2018 — David passed away on New Year's Eve, 2017. Originally from England, David lived in Incline Village for 18 years. Prior to moving to Tahoe, he lived in Saratoga, California. He was a gorgeous, lovely, kind and generous man, vibrant and full of life. David had

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Mari Lyn Salvador, PhD

January 3, 2018 — Mari Lyn Salvador, PhD, daughter of Mildred and Michael Plevel, passed away peacefully October 23rd just after a majestic Albuquerque sunset. She died as she lived, with grace and surrounded by family. Mari Lyn is survived by her daughter Melina, son Sergio, their spouses, Tony

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Noelle (Mitch) Nelson

January 2, 2018 — January 7, 1955 ~ December 29, 2017 Noelle Nelson lost her life in a tragic car accident as she was on her way home from a hike with a dear friend on December 30th, 2017. Noelle was was born on January 7, 1955 in San

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Don Clukey

December 29, 2017 — December 3, 1934 – December 21, 2017 Donald Edward Clukey passed on to the "Great Architect" in the sky December 21, 2017. Don was born and raised in Bangor, Maine. Following graduation from Bangor High School, he entered military service at Fort Devens, Massachusetts and

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Judith R. Lillie

December 29, 2017 — Former Incline Village resident Judy Lillie, 70, passed away November 4, 2017 in Massachusetts. The South Dakota native was raised in Aberdeen and graduated from high school and college there. She moved to Southern California where she met her husband John Lillie, who wrote specialty

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Barbara J. Cox

December 28, 2017 — September 19, 1938 – December 24, 2017 Barbara J. Cox, 79, of Tucson, Arizona and Incline Village, Nevada, passed away peacefully December 24, 2017, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was born in Hempstead, New York on September 19, 1938.

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Peter Michael Coakley ~ Former Resident of Truckee

December 27, 2017 — January 14, 1962 – December 3, 2017 He was a a dreamer and a builder with a quiet charm that attracted people wherever he went. Peter Michael "Mike" Coakley, born January 14,1962, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2017, in Walnut Creek, California,with his parents

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Elkie Silver

December 21, 2017 — I know it's not conventional to write your own obituary, but you see, not everyone is fortunate enough to have the pleasure of having a say at their own memorial. I have always loved a party and am so happy and grateful to all of

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Christopher George Banovich

December 20, 2017 — August 20, 1968 – November 24, 2017 Chris Banovich, Tahoe-Truckee local for 28 years, created a legacy touching the lives of everyone he knew. Through his life's journey, he left us with memories of his creative, honest, loving, hardworking, fun, and adventurous self. From inspiring

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Gilbert Harris Holmes

December 14, 2017 — 1939 ~ 2017 The world is quieter tonight. Gilbert Harris Holmes has passed away at the age of 78. The wild ride of Gil "Daddy Rad" Holmes (Squaw Valley) finally came to an end after a relatively short struggle with cancer at 5:45am on November

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Dianna Lynn Hardy

December 12, 2017 — 1944 ~ 2017 Dianna L. Hardy, resident of Prescott, Arizona died December 6, 2017 at home at the age of 73. She fought a courageous battle against lung cancer with grace and dignity. Dianna was born in 1944 in Berkeley, California. Throughout her life she

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