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Eugene D. Vaughan

Eugene D. Vaughan, 90, of Carson City, passed away on June 9, 2021. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley. (775) 882-4965

Mary M Zazula Pitelka

This is a loving tribute to Mary (née Williams) Zezula-Pitelka, a woman of exceptional spirit and spark. Mary was born in Bay City, Oregon to Francis and Harold Williams in 1937. She was the youngest of five children to a ...

Alice Casazza Jacobsen

Alice Casazza Jacobsen passed away peacefully at her home in Carson City, on May 21, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Alice was born in Reno on October 30, 1928, to parents Anthony “Tony” and Rena Lagomarsino Casazza. Alice and ...

Judith Cox

Judith “Judy” was born and raised in Elgin, Illinois. With an adventurous spirit, she always enjoyed exploring new places close to home and abroad. After primarily raising her family in the Chicagoland area, she embarked on one of the great ...

Dr. Eugene Marion Scrivner

Former Carson City Mayor passes away. Dr. Eugene Marion Scrivner passed peacefully on January 2, 2021, surrounded by his four daughters, Victoria, Debra, Nancy, and Susan. A true renaissance man spanning 2 centuries. Eugene fondly remembered as “Doc” was born ...

James Howard Smith

“Big Jim” was born in Stockton, California to Howard and Henryetta Smith who both preceded him in death. Jim is survived by Sandy Smith of Sparks, his wife of 43+ years; daughter, Tonya and husband Frank Campanile of Sparks, Nevada; ...

Katherine Louise McGowan Buchanan

Graveside Service, 11am, Saturday, June 12th, 2021 Elm Tree Cemetery, Mason Valley Celebration of Life and Reception to follow at Pioneer Crossing Casino, Convention Center, Yerington

Robert Moreno

Robert (Bob) Moreno eldest brother of Dick, Mike, Lynn and Cheryl; Son of Frank & Geri Moreno succumbed to cancer and passed away on Thursday February 4th, 2021 at the age of 69. Bob was born in San Jose, CA ...

John O Rough

John O. Rough, 91, died May 31, 2021 in Reno, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Montie Jepson

Montie Jepson, 75, died May 25, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Sue Alice Cook

Sue Alice Cook born Oak Park IL on September 9th 1941 - February 13, 2021— The only child of Arthur W. and Virginia M. Tesmer. Sue attended Arizona State University, where she met the love of her life Samuel T. ...

Karl Weishaupt

Lifelong resident of Stillwater, Nevada, Karl Weishaupt, passed away at his home on May 30, 2021. Karl was born at home on July 18,1924 to Albert and Addie Weishaupt. He attended Stillwater School until 8th grade and then went to ...

Robert E Clampitt

Robert E. Clampitt, 80, of Dayton, passed away on May 27, 2021, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800

Holly M Corgan

Holly M. Corgan, 55 of Minden, passed away on May 28, 2021, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800

Russel D White

Russell D. White, 82 of Gardnerville, passed away on May 31, 2021, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800

Sandra Eileen Mitchell

Sandra Eileen Mitchell of Stagecoach, Nevada passed away on the morning of May 30, 2021. Sandy was born in Torrance, CA on July 31, 1944, the daughter of Clifford B. Marsh and Dorothy Mildred Marsh (Edwards). She lived and attended ...

John S. Asire

John S. Asire, 80, died June 1, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial. 775-882-1766

Father Gerald Hanley

Father Gerald "Jerry" Hanley returned to his Lord peacefully, in his sleep, on May 28, 2021. Born October 16, 1936, the second of seven children born to Thomas and Dolores (Foley) Hanley. Cherishing his memory are his sisters Mary Joann ...

Nicolina Trierschield Sherlock

Loving wife and mom of five children died on April 23, 2021, at the age of 82 in her home surrounded by her family. Mickey was born Oct 12, 1938, in Sitka, Alaska. She moved to the Eagle Point Oregon ...

James K. West

James passed away on December 1, 2020 of Pancreatic Cancer surrounded by family. He was loved and he will be missed.

Arlene Mae Lombardo

Arlene Mae Lombardo entered eternal life peacefully from her home in Gardnerville with family by her side on May 6, 2021 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. Arlene was born on August 23, 1933 in Blue Island, Illinois to Harry ...

Jearld Edlefsen

Jearld “Jerry” Edlefsen passed away peacefully at his home in Washoe Valley on May 7, 2021 surrounded by his family. Jerry was born on December 4, 1943 in Chico, California to George and Ellen Hollis. Tragically, his dad died six ...

David Merrill Leid

On Friday, October 30th , Carson City lost one of its own. David Merrill Leid, age 80, succumbed to a long battle with pneumonia, tragically brought on by Covid-19. For 60 years, this wonderful man blessed our quaint town with ...

Frankie H. Baiza

Frankie H. Baiza, 64, of Carson City, passed away May 24, 2021. Walton’s Chapel of the valley is trusted with arrangements. 775-882-4965

Steven LeRoy Smith

Steven LeRoy Smith, 75 of Fallon, NV passed away peacefully on 21 May 2021 in Gridley, CA. He was born 21 December 1945 in Redding, CA. Steve attended Shasta High School in Redding CA. After school he served in the ...

Levi Hudson Stokes

Levi left this world March 20, 2021 after giving us 40 profound years. He was born, a tiny premie, on opening day of duck season, in Reno, Nevada, where he spent most of his adult life, but he had a ...

Henry Wentzlaff

Henry Wentzlaff, 82, of Carson City, passed away on May 19, 2021. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley. 775-882-4965

Alice C. Jacobsen

Alice C. Jacobsen, 92, died May 21, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial. 775-882-1766

Charles C. Adams

Charles C. Adams Jr., 81, died May 19, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial. 775-882-1766

Earline Billie Bullard Dilbeck

Earline “Billie” Bullard Dilbeck, age 90, of Carson City, NV, passed away peacefully at home on January 7, 2021, surrounded by her family after a month-long battle with pancreatic cancer. A kind and caring woman, Earline dedicated her life to ...

Carole A. Kalley

Carole A. (Née Greunke) Kalley, age 84 of Shorewood, IL, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 14, 2021 with her loving family by her side. Born August 26, 1936 in Appleton, Wisconsin, Carole was the daughter of William and Frieda ...

Louis F. Granier

Louis Frank Granier died peacefully in his sleep on May 18, 2021. Louie was born on September 20, 1941, in Havre, Montana. He was the second of five children born to Mary and Frank Granier. Louie grew up in Montana ...

Morene Laverne Simon

Morene L. Simon of Gardnerville, Nevada passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the age of 92 at the Carson Tahoe Hospital with her son and her daughter-in-law at her bedside. Morene married Paul P. Simon in Long Beach, California ...

Norman R Ziola Sr.

Norman R. Ziola Sr. passed away suddenly in his home overlooking Topaz Lake on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, right before his 78th birthday. Norm was born on May 16, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri and was adopted by Rudolph and ...

Morene Laverne Simon

Morene L. Simon of Gardnerville, Nevada passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the age of 92 at the Carson Tahoe Hospital with her son and her daughter-in-law at her bedside. Morene married Paul P. Simon in Long Beach, California ...

Wesley Dale Parrish

Wesley Dale Parrish, 66 of Carson City, passed away on May 12, 2021. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800

Janis Leslie Kattenhorn

Janis Leslie Kattenhorn , 56 of Dayton, passed away on May 18, 2021, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 775-888-6800

Margaret Christian Allyn

Margaret Christian Allyn passed into her eternal rest on May 17, 2021. She was born June 25, 1935 in Oakdale, California to John C. Christian and Irene Wonacott Christian. A devoted wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and friend, she lived a ...

Alison Kies Wasielewski

Alison Kies Wasielewski, age 69, beautiful and joyful resident of Maharishi International University in Fairfield, Iowa since the 1970’s, passed away peacefully at home on May 12, 2021. She was surrounded by her loving husband, Dan Wasielewski, family from Nevada, ...

Benjamin Joseph Forgette

Ben was born in Carson City Nevada on June 6, 1981. He grew into a very handsome, loving, funny and a highly intelligent man with a heart of gold that took great pride in his charity work. He had a ...

Lavina Helena Atkinson

Lavina Helena Atkinson passed away peacefully at the age of 97 on April 27th at her home in Carson City. Born to C.P. Atkinson and Dorothea Eidemiller Atkinson on a small farm in a small town in western Pennsylvania on ...

Charles Henry Cryderman

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, with family at his side, Charles Cryderman passed away in Austin, TX. Charles was born in San Francisco, CA on March 3, 1952 and grew up in South Lake Tahoe, CA. Charles said being raised ...

James E Johnson

Jimmy Johnson (James E Johnson), age 66, passed on May 2, 2021 at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. He was a graduate of South Tahoe High School and then went on to become a proud firefighter/paramedic/deputy county sheriff in Lincoln, ...

Christopher Shaw

On Friday, May 7th, 2021, Christopher Shaw, loving son, and brother passed away at the age of 32. Christopher was born on July 5, 1988 at Castle AFB, CA. He grew up in Gardnerville NV and graduated from Douglas High ...

Joanne Marie Fecteau

In Loving Memory, Devoted wife and mother, Joanne (Jo) Marie Fecteau, 58, of Gardnerville, Nevada passed away unexpectedly on May 4th, 2021 at Renown Hospital in Reno. Joanne is survived by her husband of 21 years Michael Fecteau, her children, ...

Michael Robert Rosen

Michael Robert Rosen passed away April 27, 2021 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota from complications following surgery for pancreatic cancer. He was a Research Hydrologist at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and was based in Carson City ...

Cheryl Ann Ewing

Cheryl Ann Ewing, 55, of Nixon, passed away on May11, 2021. Walton’s Funeral and Cremations is in charge of arrangements 775-882-4965.

Mike Brown

Former resident Mike Brown recently passed away in the Seattle area at the age of 75 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He moved to Carson from Moab, Utah in 1961. A 1968 Nevada graduate, he served three years ...

George Henry Barff

George Henry Barff passed away in his home on Saturday May 1st, 2021 with his wife Gayle by his side. He was 84 years of age. George was born January 18th, 1937 and spent his youth in Little River, California. ...

Janice McIntosh

Janice McIntosh, a retired director of the Carson City Senior Center and resident of Sparks, NV, died on May 9th, 2021 at the age of 71 from her long battle with Alzheimer’s. Janice is survived by her children, Maradee McIntosh ...

Rose Marie Downs

A funeral for Rose Marie Downs, 86, a Minden resident will be 11:00 am Tuesday May 18, 2021 at Walton’s Chapel of the Valley in Carson City, Nevada. Rose passed away on May 9, 2021 at home. She was born ...

Michael L Miller

Michael L. Miller, 75, of Carson City, passed away on May 6, 2021. Walton’s Funerals & Cremations is in charge of the arrangements 775-882-4965.

Sheila Diane Pontius (Austin)

Sheila Diane Pontius (Austin), one of Fallon’s favorite former businesswomen, passed away peacefully at home on May 11, 2021 after a long and brave battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was the eldest daughter of the late Erb and Dottie Austin, ...

Beverly Jean Lefanto

Beverly Jean Lefanto, of Washoe Valley, Nevada, passed away on May 9, 2021. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley. 775-882-4965.

Rose M. Downs

Rose M. Downs, 86, of Minden, passed away May 9, 2021. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements. 775-882-4965

Ruth Marie Olejnik

With profound sadness, Ruth Marie Olejnik passed away in Carson City on April 26th, with family by her side. She was born to James and Leola Hudlow in Gary, Indiana, on April 19th, 1938, and had two brothers, William Hudlow ...

Ricky Allen McBride

Ricky Allen McBride, 54, died May 5, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Michael Hanzlik

Michael Hanzlik, 47, of Carson City, passed away on May 5, 2021. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley 775-882-4965.

Billie Y. Souza

Billie Y. Souza, 89, died May 1, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Margaret Saltzer

Margaret Saltzer, 92, of Carson City, passed away on May 4, 2021. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements (775) 882-4965.

Georgia Ruff Kellogg

Georgie Ruff Kellogg, 91, of Carson City passed away May 5, 2021. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements (775)882-4965.

Linda Gail Huffaker

Linda Gail Huffaker, 76, of Carson City Nevada passed away on May 4, 2021 and is in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations (775) 888-6800.

Paul Edward Matlavage

Paul Edward Matlavage, 77 of Carson City, passed away on April 14, 2021, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 888-6800

Arthur Julian Duvall

Arthur Duvall was born at the Silver Cross Hospital on September 4, 1942 in Joliet, Illinois and lived with his parents on the family farm in Minooka, Illinois. He moved to Joliet with his mother upon the untimely death of ...

Dorothy Dodson

Dorothy Margaret Topken Dodson joined this world on November 18, 1926. Born to Arthur Henry Topken and Flora Mabel Chase Topken, in Huntington Park, Ca. Went to be with her loved ones above on April 28, 2021. Married the cowboy ...

Patricia Jean Norcutt

We lost Patty early on Monday, April 26, 2021. Patricia Jean Heaverne was born on October 7, 1944 in Oregon. She moved to Fallon as a young girl in 1951. She met the love of her life, Norman Norcutt, when ...

Bruce Kent

Bruce Kent The family of Bruce Kent would like to thank all our wonderful friends and community for the amazing food, beautiful flowers, cards, love and support during such a difficult time for all of us. A special thanks to ...

Mary Jo Smith

Mary Jo Smith, 80, of Gardnerville, NV passed away on April 28, 2021. Arrangements are in the trusted care of Walton’s Funerals & Cremations Gardnerville, (775) 783-9312.

Mark Glenroy Ellis

Mark Glenroy Ellis, 81, of Wellington Nevada, passed away on February 2, 2021 and is in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. (775) 888-6800.

Lydia M Fabry

Lydia M. Fabry, 79, died April 26, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Donald E Overturf

Donald E. Overturf, 79, died April 26, 2021 in Gardnerville, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

Carol L Hagen

Carol L. Hagen, 78, died April 22, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766.

William Craig Smith

Craig, our father, brother, grandfather and friend left this world too soon, but is now at peace. Craig Smith was born in Sacramento but raised in Carson City and was 100% Nevadan. Craig attended Fritsch Elementary, Carson Jr. High and ...

Thelma Mayadell Hartzell Williams

Surrounded by her family, Thelma passed away on April 24 from complications of dementia. She grew up in West Seneca, New York, where she excelled in school and began her lifelong love of reading historical novels for pleasure. She liked ...

Garth Franklin Dull

Garth Franklin Dull, beloved father, husband, brother, grandfather, and most recently promoted to great grandfather died peacefully at home on April 18, 2021, he was 81 years old. To say that our lives are forever changed would be an understatement. ...

Carmela R. Hana

Carmela R. Hana, 91, of Yerington, NV, passed away on January 26, 2021.

Barbara B Christy

Barbara B. Christy was called home on the 24th of April, 2021, with family by her side. Barbara was born on July 15th, 1939 to Jack and Edna Bissett of South Gate, California, where she was raised with her younger ...

Lew R. Dutchy

Lew R. Dutchy, 47, of Carson City, passed away April 25, 2021. Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is trusted with arrangements. 882-4965

Harold Peter Olsen

Harold Peter Olsen (Pete) was born in Sparks, Nev. on July 15, 1932. He passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 88. Pete was the first child born to his parents ...

W. Reid Ross

Long-time Carson City resident Whitelaw Reid Ross passed away on March 21 after a brief illness. He was 90. Mr. Ross grew up In the Bay Area and followed a career in broadcasting, working at radio stations in Northern Nevada, ...

William Craig Smith

William “Craig” Smith, 63, of Carson City, passed away on April 24, 2021. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Funerals & Cremations 775-882-4965.

Evelyn Kirkman

Evelyn Kirkham, 85, of Silver Springs, passed away on April 20, 2021. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Funerals & Cremations 775-882-4965.

Etta J. Butler

Etta J. Butler, 71 of Dayton, passed away on April 20, 2021, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations 775-888-6800

Lucy Granata

Lucy was born in Salt lake City UT, later moving to Carlin NV and met Evo Granata in Elko NV where they married. They moved to Carson City NV in 1967 and raised their 3 children. Lucy worked at the ...

David E Vicich

David E. Vicich, age 62, of Carson City, passed away on April 10, 2021. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Funerals & Cremations. 775-882-4965

Barbara J. Martin

Barbara Martin passed away April 1, 2021 at the age of 91 at her residence in Sparks, NV. Barbara was born on August 7, 1929 in Grand Junction, Colorado. At the age of 4.5 her mother passed away which left ...

Paul Robert Carrion

Paul Robert Carrion passed away at 72 years old on March 28, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Paul was born on Christmas Day December 25th, 1948 in Waukegan, Illinois to Paul and Arita Carrion, the 3rd ...

Rodney Lee Windle

Rodney Lee Windle passed away at home on March 22, 2021. He was born in Tracy, California on April 18, 1950. Rod was retired from Union Pacific Railroad working as a conductor. He had a passion for flying airplanes and ...

Val D York

Val D. York passed away on April 18, 2021, at the age of 81 after a long battle with dementia. Val was born on September 6, 1939 in Reno, NV. He lived and attended school in Fallon, NV. Val was ...

Billy F. Valentine

Billy F. Valentine, 92, of Carson City, passed away on April 21, 2021. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, (775) 882-4965.

Jack Bunch

Jack Bunch, 82 of Carson City, passed away on April 14, 2021, arrangements are in the trusted care of Autumn Funerals & Cremations. 888-6800.

Greta Leigh O'Kelley

Greta was born on April 16, 1940 in Madison, S.D. She got married on January 16, 1965 to Donald Paul O’Kelley. She moved to Carson City, Nevada on July 29, 1989. Greta was preceded in death by her parents and ...

Vern H. Cadwallader

Vern H. Cadwallader, 88, died April 7, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Katherine L. Buchanan

Katherine L. Buchanan, 98, died April 21, 2021 in Carson City, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Delores C. Brown

Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away, from complications due to COVID-19 on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at age 86. She had been a resident of Sunrise Assisted Living, Denver, Colorado, for two years. Delores was born October ...

Mary K Williamson

Mary K Williamson, 81, of Fallon, died on April 16, 2021. Arrangements are in the care of Walton’s Funerals & Cremations Sparks, (775) 359-2210.

Francine Fillmore

Francine “Herb” Fillmore passed away at her home peacefully surrounded by Family at her side on April 8, 2021. She is survived by her children Samantha Fillmore, Jeannie Fillmore, Jesse Pacheco, Christopher Fillmore, Leticia Fillmore, along with 8 Grandchildren, 2 ...

Marilyn S. Hopper

Marilyn S. Hopper, 68, died April 17, 2021 in Dayton, Nevada. Arrangements are in the care of Capitol City Cremation & Burial 775-882-1766

Layvertt McElvain

Layvertt “Bert” McElvain, 86, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of April 5, 2021. He was a devoted Husband, beloved Father, and a cherished Grandpa. Bert was born in Slocomb, Alabama on March 5, 1935 to Robert and Henry McElvain. ...

George Robert Tolon

Our son, brother, father, uncle, and nephew George Robert Tolon, joined our Lord this last November 21st, 2020. George lived a full and adventurous life, collecting friends and memories from Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Missouri, New Jersey, and Michigan. But ...

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