Our Obituaries

Filipe Machado

June 15, 1929 - January 28, 2018


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Gayle Louise CHILCOAT

September 30, 1949 - January 24, 2018


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Robert Garrett KEENAN

October 4, 1948 - January 22, 2018


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Charles Delfred DuFrene

November 4, 1924 - January 22, 2018

Predeceased by parents Emma T. Asbury and Adelbert DuFrene and four brothers Harold, Vernal, Elwood and Don. Survived by loving wife Sandy, sister-in-law Gail Davidson and several nieces and nephews. After serving in the 2nd World War returned home to attend UC Davis. A successful real estate broker for 50+ years, Del sold many ranches in the Elk Grove area. He met & married his nurse at Sutter...
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Mary Louise OBERNESSER

March 29, 1923 - January 21, 2018


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Judith Sylvia GHILARDUCCI

April 21, 1939 - January 20, 2018


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Diehl Vincent FRAMBS

July 29, 1928 - January 19, 2018


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Stella HAXEL

October 7, 1925 - January 14, 2018


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Enrico Nannini

June 15, 1923 - January 14, 2018

In Sacramento, Rico passed away peacefully with his children by his side on 1/14/18 at the age of 94. Rico was born in Sacramento on 6/15/23 to Italo and Penelope Nannini. He attended local schools and remained in Sacramento throughout his life. He married his sweetheart and love of his life, Patricia Lee Wickman in September 1947. They had four children, Gary Nannini, Robert Nannini, Karen...
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Domitila Jacobo

May 12, 1921 - January 13, 2018


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Robert Martin Buckwalter

June 14, 1921 - January 13, 2018


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Stephen James Golka

August 9, 1949 - January 7, 2018

Stephen James Golka, unexpectedly passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 7, 2018 in Sacramento CA. He was 68. Steve was born on August 9, 1949 in Alliance NE to Leonard and Madelyn Golka. He was raised on their ranch in Hemingford Nebraska with his sister and four brothers. He met his wife of 43 years Barbara (Babcock) Huston and her three children in Fairbury NE. They married in 1975....
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Amy Tamaki Anderson

March 26, 1927 - January 3, 2018

Sacramento - Amy Anderson, formerly of Salinas, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. She was born in Japan on March 26, 1927.Amy was preceded in death by her husband Elmer Anderson, Jr.She was a loving mother, grandmother, and was loved by all. She retained her wits and her sense of humor until the very end. She passed peacefully with her son at her side.She leaves behind her son and his...
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Ruth Sophie Patterson

July 7, 1925 - January 1, 2018

Patterson, RuthRuth S. Patterson, born July 7, 1925 to Joseph and Sophie Raymond in Easthampton, Massachusetts, passed away on January 1, 2018 at the young age of 92. Ruth was a resident of California since 1948 and worked at Campbell Soup for 38 years. She also belonged to numerous clubs where she was able to enjoy various social activities and especially found joy in activities that helped...
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Kelly Joseph Montoya

August 5, 1926 - December 27, 2017

Kelly Joseph Montoya, 91, of Sacramento, passed away peacefully at his home due to natural causes. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy, granddaughter Michelle, parents Donaciano and Antonia Montoya and numerous siblings.He is survived by his children Richard, Sandra, Pam (Joe), Daniel (Lorraine), and Elizabeth Dominguez; grandchildren Rick, Daniel Jr. (Jessica) Nicole, Priscilla...
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Alan Ray Sanders

June 13, 1957 - December 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Alvin Joseph Goncalves

February 11, 1934 - December 21, 2017

Alvin Joseph "Mick" GoncalvesMick was born February 11, 1934 in Sacramento, CA to Frank and Lucy Goncalves and passed away December 21, 2017 in Placerville, CA. As a youth, Mick was a natural athlete, excelling in football as well as track & field at C.K. McClatchy High School. At the age of 18, Mick enlisted in the Navy and served his country for four years. During that time he learned...
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Avis Nellvina Swenson

April 30, 1925 - December 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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John Louis Gledhill

August 8, 1947 - December 15, 2017

Gone too soonAs a young man, John liked to hike, ski, fish, play tennis and the harmonica. He had a career as an electrical engineer with Caltrans. He leaves behind a sister, brother-in-law, two nieces, a great nephew and old friends. We miss him.
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Ramon GARCIA

March 30, 1935 - December 13, 2017


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Katina Romas

February 15, 1940 - December 13, 2017

Katina "Kathy" Romas, nee Lalagos.Born in Vouno, Tegea, Greece on February 15, 1940; passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends in Sacramento, CA on December 13, 2017. Loving wife of the late Nicholas D. Romas; devoted mother of Elaine Romas, Matina (Sotiris) Kolokotronis, Jeannie Romas and Jamie (Noah Schwartz) Romas; cherished grandmother of Constantine, Marisa and Nicholas...
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Kirsten Janich Trademann

September 4, 1960 - December 10, 2017

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Patricia Dolores Bacher

October 25, 1944 - December 8, 2017

Patricia Dolores Bacher10/25/1944 - 12/8/2017Patricia Bacher departed this life peacefully on Dec. 8, 2017 in Sacramento, CA. and joined her parents, Charlie and Emaline Kiefer in Heaven.Patricia retired from the Elk Grove Unified School District as a cafeteria manager. She was an enthusiastic sports fan at the Kings and Rivercats games and proudly displayed her fan fever with beads, jersey and...
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Bernice Catherine Keeler

October 25, 1927 - December 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Virginia Dolores Latino

September 17, 1929 - December 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Mary Ann Powers

January 26, 1929 - November 29, 2017

Mary Ann Powers passed away on Nov. 29, 2017. She was born in Selfridge, ND but lived the majority of her life in Sacramento. She had a love of dance which lasted until her death. Mary Ann is survived by her sons Ron (Becky) Powers, Don Powers, Dick (Cheri) Powers, daughter Sandy (Greg) Hagen, and son Butch (Debbie) Powers; 11 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. A Visitation will...
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Michael Clyde Gosney

November 11, 1953 - November 26, 2017

Michael Clyde Gosney, born in Sacramento on November 11, 1953, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2017. His parents were Jack Gosney (deceased) and Joan Meredith. He was a proud and loving man, who was devoted to his family and friends.Born and raised in Sacramento, Michael attended Encina High School and graduated from Sacramento State University. He loved the mountains. Growing up, he spent...
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Betty Metropoulos

January 22, 1959 - November 23, 2017

Betty was born on January 22, 1959 in Sacramento, CA. She passed away peacefully on November 23, 2017. Loving daughter to Theodore and the late Esther Metropoulos. Caring sister to Tammy and brother-in-law Freddy Petsalis. Endearing Thea to her niece Katerina and nephew Theo. Betty was a dedicated employee of Sutter Hospital for over 20 years. Her steadfast faith and commitment to God guided...
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Jerome Carmel Chetcuti

October 15, 1945 - November 16, 2017

Jerome Carmel Chetcuti, 72, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on November 16, 2017. He was born on the island of Malta on October 15, 1945. Jerome met Rena the love of his life during their early teenage years. At the age 18 he decided to go to work in Australia to cut sugarcane by hand with a machete. He told her he would work and save money for their future together and asked...
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Ruby Odean Fisher

March 15, 1926 - November 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Dorothy E. Bunn

February 15, 1920 - November 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Kathryn Leoni Gibson-Sanders

January 9, 1919 - November 8, 2017

Kathryn Gibson-Sanders passed away peacefully on November 8, 2017. She is survived by her husband Charles Sanders, sister Susan, godson Jeff (Grace), nieces Barbara, Francine and Nancy, nephews Robert and David, and close friends June and Arnie Athey, as well as many extended friends and relatives.A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 from 5 - 7pm (rosary at 7) at Nicoletti,...
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Cheryl Denise Cade

March 6, 1960 - November 1, 2017

Born March 6, 1960 in Chicago, IL to Donald Turner Cade and Shirley Belle Cade. A long-time resident of Sacramento, CA. Sister of Stephanie Valadez, Karen Lisa Cade, Suzette Jessica Cade as well as Donna Marie Cade who preceded her in death. Cheryl leaves behind her father, sisters, brothers-in-law Robert Valadez and Ernest Jones; nieces Keyara Cade, Isabelle Jones and Rachel McCall; nephews...
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Karin Best Schwedler

May 25, 1940 - October 31, 2017

Karin Best Schwedler, originally of Scotia, NY, passed peacefully in her sleep on October 31, 2017 in Sacramento, CA. Karin was born May 25, 1940, to Richard "Dick" Best and Doris Underhill Best. After graduating from Scotia-Glenville High School, Karin moved to Washington, D.C. to attend Catholic University of America ("CU"). In 1963, she graduated with a B.A. in English. It was at CU where...
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John Battista Capogreco

November 1, 1936 - October 31, 2017

John B. Capogreco, born November 1, 1936, died at the age of 80 on October 31st 2017 of heart disease. Carmen his beloved wife of 52 years was at his side. John was born and raised in Sacramento where he stayed and built his life. John started work for the railroad at 17 and after serving in the Army, he landed a job with the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 162 where he was a skilled craftsman...
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Jacqueline Delores Phillips

January 2, 1929 - October 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Claude Rene Regnard

September 22, 1933 - October 25, 2017

Claude RegnardClaude was born in Sissonne, France on September 22, 1933 to René and André Regnard and passed away in Elk Grove, California October 25, 2017. As a young man Claude served for two years in the Foreign Legion in France. Fascinated by the American life and the silver screen, Claude decided to make his way to the United States. In 1961 he boarded the Queen Mary and landed in the ports...
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Ann L. McWherter

August 14, 1942 - October 24, 2017

Ann Louise (Schwietert) McWherter, 75, of Elk Grove, passed away October 24, 2017, in her home after a brief battle with breast cancer. Ann was born August 14, 1942 in Cincinnati, Ohio to parents Ed and Mary Schwietert. Her family relocated from Norwood, Ohio in 1958, to Sacramento, California. She attended Elk Grove High School and she graduated in 1960. She attended CSUS Sacramento.. She...
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Ruth Pollock Nelson

April 2, 1931 - October 19, 2017

Ruth Nada Nelson of Sacramento, CA, passed away on October 19th, 2017, at the age of 86. Ruth was born on April 2nd, 1931, to Ralph and Nada Pollock in Bellevue, PA. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1953 with a Masters Degree in English. She met Wayne at a square dance at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and they were married on December 26, 1956. They moved to California,...
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Walter Lane

April 26, 1931 - October 14, 2017

Walter LaneWalt passed away peacefully at home October 14, 2017 at the age of 86. Beloved husband of Kriss for 38 wonderful years. Loving father of Terri (Joe) Marshall and Tracy Weatherwax. Loving grandpa to Casey (Melissa), Jane and Allene Marshall; Katie, Bobby (Nelly) and Michael (Leti) Weatherwax. Loving great grandpa to Joe Jr., Madi, Michael Jr. and Otto. Loving brother-in-law to Tim ...
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Thomas David Colby

December 14, 1934 - October 5, 2017

Thomas "Tom" David Colby died peacefully October 5, 2017, at age 82 in Sacramento, CA. His loving wife, Carol Colby, and other family members were at his side. Tom lived a life of service - to his family, church and community. He was known for his calm demeanor, his competence, his fairness, his strength of character and, above all, his kindness and generosity of spirit. Tom will be missed dearly...
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Jean R. Macchiavelli

February 14, 1929 - October 3, 2017

Jean R. Macchiavelli deceased this date, October 3, 2017, was the second child born to William and Elsie Rodgers, both whom have deceased as well as the only sister Thelma Carpenter, Residence of California since the age of twelve. Devoted and constant companion of the late Raymond L. Machiavelli. Loving step-mother of the late Stephen H. Watry. Jean will be remembered as a strong, independent...
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Leo SAMPANIS

April 6, 1935 - October 2, 2017

Lt. Col. Leo Sampanis, USAF Ret, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 2, 2017, after three days in home hospice care. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lambros and Adamandia Sampanis of Salem, Indiana (both originally from Greece). He was born in Salem on April 6, 1935, and is survived by his wife of 56 years, Katherine, his daughter, Maria Sampanis, son-in-law Daniel P. Eriksson,...
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Mary Theresa Palmero

April 18, 1924 - September 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Vivian Rose Abraham

February 28, 1934 - September 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Basil Soterios Douros

March 19, 1931 - September 20, 2017

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John Minoru Sakamoto

November 27, 1919 - September 18, 2017

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Stella John

October 26, 1922 - September 14, 2017

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Wesley A. Kimble

July 11, 1932 - September 10, 2017

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Charlotte Jean Shillings

August 23, 1921 - September 4, 2017

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Alexis Maria Keramaris

October 20, 1991 - September 3, 2017

Alexis Maria Keramaris was born Oct 20, 1991 in Santa Barbara to Nick Keramaris and Terry Chlentzos. She attended Peabody Elementary, Santa Barbara Junior High, and graduated in 2009 from Santa Barbara High School, where she participated in the Visual Arts and Design Academy. As a People to People student ambassador, Alexis visited England, France, and Belgium during her high school years. ...
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Betty Jean Manhan

December 20, 1927 - September 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Martha Ann DeRoss

February 4, 1930 - September 2, 2017

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Margaret Louise Vairo

September 1, 1926 - August 25, 2017

Margaret Vairo, 90, passed peacefully at home on August 25 with her family by her side. Bornon September 1, 1926, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 30 years, Dominic.Margaret is survived by daughters Joanne Mertens, Mary Jo Athey (Todd), Donna Vairo, sonsErnest Massoni (Barbara), Michael Vairo (Anita), granddaughters Michelle Mertens Sum (Eric)and Noelle Massoni.A lifetime...
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James LeRoy Cherry

August 19, 1932 - August 15, 2017

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Joseph Anthony Mellish

April 7, 1933 - August 10, 2017

Joe Mellish passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours on August 10, 2017 at the age of 84. Joe was born in Plymouth, PA on April 7, 1933. He graduated from Penn State University in 1955 with an Aeronautical Engineering Degree. He then served in the Air Force as a Navigation Officer from 1955-1958. Joe moved to Sacramento in 1958 and worked for 38 years at Aerojet. He met his...
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Mary Hansen

October 6, 1935 - August 7, 2017

Mary Hansen departed August 7, 2017 in the shadow of the full moon eclipse as the last family elder of her generation born on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation, Belcourt, ND. She was a member of the Chippewa Tribe and grew up in Washington state. She loved makeup, exotic clothing, storytelling and watching her grandchildren grow. In 1962, she joined SGI-USA Buddhism and her unwavering belief...
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Jeanette B. Yuppa

February 9, 1937 - August 4, 2017

Jeanette Yuppa passed away on August 4, 2017 in Sacramento. She is survived by her niece, Dawn Yuppa Kay. Visitation at Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 from 5 - 7 with rosary at 7pm. Graveside service at St. Mary's Cemetery, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 at 10:00 am.
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Grace Cooknick

May 3, 1935 - July 29, 2017

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Harold Christian Monson

May 19, 1943 - July 29, 2017

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Eugene Roshal

February 25, 1935 - July 26, 2017

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Izabella Maria Foris

March 16, 1921 - July 24, 2017

Izabella M. Foris, longtime resident of Sacramento area, died on Monday, July 24 at Roseville Kaiser Hospital. After a prolonged declining health at 96 years of age. Born in 1921 in Budapest Hungary, she lived her younger years in Hungary enduring horrors of WW II and subsequent Russian occupation. She married Jenö Fodor. After escaping from Hungary during the 1956 revolution she came to...
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Cynthia Leah Schaber-Hammond

December 2, 1956 - July 21, 2017

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Robert Albert Caselli

February 9, 1930 - July 18, 2017

Robert CaselliBob was born February 9, 1930 in Sacramento, CA to Joseph and Alberta Caselli and passed away July 18, 2017 in Stockton, CA. Bob was proud of his professional baseball career as a member of the Boston Red Sox and was also inducted in to the Sacramento Baseball Hall of Fame. Among his other accomplishments, Bob was a State and National Archery Champion; State Sporting Clay Senior...
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Laura Lynn Perella

April 22, 1966 - July 13, 2017

Laura Lynn Perella, age 51 passed away on Thursday July 13th at 9:30PM. Laura was born on April 22nd 1966 at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, CA. She is survived by her father, Maurice D. Perella, her mother Judith JoAnne Jacopetti-Perella, her sister Denise M Perella-Van Essen and niece Ashley M. Van Essen. Laura's story is actually pretty remarkable. When she was 8 months old, she got...
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Maria Olga Maltez

March 25, 1924 - July 11, 2017

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Pacita Condol Urmanita

December 2, 1925 - June 30, 2017

Gold River, CA - Pacita finally accepted the call that it was time to go. She received the first call over a year ago, when her heart was not performing as it should, but refused because she just wasn't ready. Pacita had a mission to fulfill before she heeded the call. She made a promise to her husband that their children would enjoy the gifts of their labor, and she would tolerate nothing less....
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Betty Anne Inglima

May 20, 1929 - June 29, 2017

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Yvonne Denise Higgins

November 16, 1921 - June 27, 2017

Our loving Yvonne passed away at Mercy Hospital. Preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Higgins. Survived by her beloved son, Gary Higgins and loving sister, Viviane Chango. She will be forever missed by family and friends. Private services.
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Georgia Cazanis

March 15, 1925 - June 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home, Sacramento, CA.
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Marie Victoria Salvas

June 5, 1938 - June 19, 2017

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Irene Louise Martinelli

June 27, 1922 - June 18, 2017

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Steven Lee Crump

November 27, 1951 - June 17, 2017

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Virginia Mae Rakela

May 5, 1925 - June 15, 2017

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Martin Emmett Nolan

September 19, 1935 - June 15, 2017

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Bert Hamilton Wiley

October 13, 1933 - June 9, 2017

Died peacefully in hospice care on June 9, 2017. Born on lucky, Friday the 13th in October 1933, to Elizabeth Greenleaf O'Neill and Bert Wiley, he was a second generation Sacramentan. Bert and his wife Betty, graduated from Grant Union High School in 1951. He served in the Army as a paratrooper and in 1953, married Betty, sharing 56 years together before her passing in 2009. Bert later...
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Delbert Hawkins

January 28, 1926 - June 8, 2017

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Gregory L. Mitchell

August 21, 1931 - June 5, 2017

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Martha Papailias

February 15, 1930 - June 5, 2017

Martha PapailiasMartha was born on February 15, 1930 in Patras, Greece and passed away peacefully June 5, 2017 in Sacramento, CA surrounded by her family who loved her dearly. Martha was preceded in death by her husband James G. Papailias and daughter, Tasia Papailias. She is survived by her daughter Katherine (Dan) Ballas; son George (joy) Papailias; grandchildren Diana (Robert) Magee, Martha ...
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Arnold Gene Teaff

March 21, 1946 - June 1, 2017

Arnold Gene Teaff of Reno, NV peacefully passed away in his residence and returned home on June 1st 2017 at the young age of 71.Arnold was born in Lynwood, Ca to Arnold Glade Teaff and Shula Braden Frantz on March 21st 1946. He graduated from Highlands High school. Arnold worked for the United States Post Office for 30 years as a Maintenance Technician. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and...
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William Lehman Hauger

July 9, 1931 - June 1, 2017

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Angela Massei

January 2, 1928 - May 29, 2017

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Phillip L. Olivas

July 13, 1948 - May 29, 2017

Phillip L. Olivas, age 68, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2017. He is survived by his loving companion Judy Hearon; brother, Joe Olivas and many dear friends. He was an avid golfer and sports fan who truly enjoyed life. Phil's giving spirit and generous nature was a gift to all who knew him. He will be missed.A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Nicoletti,...
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Constance Parino

December 3, 1930 - May 25, 2017

Connie passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 after a long battle with illness and dementia. Connie was born on December 8, 1930 and lived her entire life in the Sacramento area. She attended Grant Union High School and in her early 20's met the love of her life, Notch Parino. The two were married on October 21, 1951. They had two wonderful sons, Nick and Sam. Connie was an incredible mother and...
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Marjorie J. Knudsen

June 1, 1922 - May 25, 2017

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Assunta Marie Defazio

August 5, 1925 - May 23, 2017

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Candace Fry

January 28, 1947 - May 23, 2017

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Elvira Falzon

August 7, 1921 - May 22, 2017

Devout Catholic, Elvira Falzon, slipped into the Lord's arms on May 22, 2017. Of Maltese decent. Daughter of Marie Camilleri & Anthony Buhagiar, born August 7,1921, Istanbul, Turkey. Loving wife of Wilfred Falzon (deceased, Istanbul) & brother John Buhagiar (deceased, Greece). Remembering her with love are daughters: Lilian & Winifred (married two brothers: Danna (Nick) &...
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Noel Margaret Ferris

December 21, 1948 - May 21, 2017

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Dennis Martin Bell

August 26, 1946 - May 18, 2017

Dennis M. Bell, a longtime Sacramento resident, died on the afternoon of May 18, 2017, the day of his 21st wedding anniversary. Dennis worked as a surgical technician in the early 60's at Sutter General Hospital before moving to Sutter Memorial Hospital in the later 60's to 1980. He joined John Herzog in 1980 and was instrumental in forming the company known as Herzog Surgical. As Director of...
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Pete K. Jakovas

August 3, 1927 - May 12, 2017

Pete K. JakovasAugust 3, 1927 - May 12, 2017Resident San Jose, CAIt is with great sadness that Dino Jakovas and Marina Mantis announce the passing of their father, Pete K. Jakovas.Pete K. Jakovas was born in Examilia, Greece and immigrated to the United States in 1960 and settles in San Jose. He found his love, the late Eystathia Jakovas, affectionately known to many as Thia Loula. He owned and...
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Ida Elaine LaMar

August 24, 1935 - May 10, 2017

Ida Elaine LaMar born on August 24, 1935 passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 10, 2017. Services will be held on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home located at 5401 Folsom Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95819 at 10am. She is survived by her son Biff LaMar, Daughter in law Lucy LaMar, grandchildren: Gabriel LaMar, Nicholas LaMar and Jessica Walker and...
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Richard Thomas Curran

October 16, 1933 - May 7, 2017

Richard Thomas "Tom" Curran passed away peacefully after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease at his home in Sacramento, CA on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at the age of 83. Tom was loved and admired by his family, friends and business associates. He will be remembered as a man of many talents. He was a successful business owner who loved to play the classical guitar, piano and drums....
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Mary Jane Morel

June 15, 1944 - May 5, 2017

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Sarah Elizabeth Tudor

September 15, 1927 - May 2, 2017

Sarah "Betty" Elizabeth Tudor (Redwine)September 15, 1927 - May 2, 2017Our beloved saint on Earth, Sarah Elizabeth Tudor, passed away peacefully at home at the age of 89, surrounded by her loving family. She was the second oldest of six children born to Lillie Mae Green and Lark O'Neal Redwine. Sarah outlived her two sisters, Dorothy and Paula and her three brothers, Albert, Bobby and Jerry.Sarah...
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Inez Elvera Rule

August 4, 1921 - May 2, 2017

Born August 4, 1921, in Kennedy, Mn; passed away peacefully at home May 2, 2017 in Sacramento, CA at age 95. Daughter of Manfred and Olga Johnson. Raised on a farm in Minnesota, she met and married Al during the early stages of WWII. Married more than 55 years prior to his death; together they were well traveled and active in Shriner's activities. An avid quilter, she received much...
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Carol Jean Hill

October 30, 1929 - April 27, 2017

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Albert J. Martinelli

June 16, 1924 - April 26, 2017

Albert was born in Yolo County to John and Tina Pardini Matinelli. He grew up in Clarksburg where he graduated from Clarksburg High School. He attended UC Davis for a short time. He went into the farming business at the early age of 17, after his father passed away. Albert and his brother John created Martinelli Brothers and started growing asparagus; tomatoes for Campbell Soup and Contadina;...
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Matthew Thomas Gruneisen

September 13, 1942 - April 25, 2017

Matthew Thomas Gruneisen "Tom" passed away peacefully at home April 25, 2017.Tom was born and raised in Sacramento. He was preceeded in death by his father William, mother Regina, older brother Billy and twin brother Tim. He worked for Pacific Coast Building Products for 40 Years.He was a Loving husband to his wife Sharon for 52 Years. An amazing father to his daughter Tricia and his...
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Steve J. Mihanovich

October 23, 1926 - April 25, 2017

Steve J. Mihanovich10/23/1926 - 04/25/2017Long-time resident of Sacramento, born in Detroit, Michigan October 23, 1926 to John and Eva Mihanovich, retired after 32 years from the Sacramento Police Department as a Lieutenant. Married to Gail (Smith) January 30, 1955. Loving father to Doris Samson (deceased) and Steven; proud "Djed" of D.J. and Sarah Samson, Elise and Derrick Mihanovich. Will be...
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