Weekly newspaper of Three Rivers, California, and Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks

Obituaries

  Harold Martin “Marty” Lovering, a former longtime resident of Three Rivers, died Monday, July 27, 2015. He was 78. Marty was born November 23, 1936, in Orange County to Harold and Gloria Lovering. He spent his childhood on the historic Yorba Ranch. In 1964, Marty and his wife, Nancy, relocated to Three Rivers to raise their three children. They embraced the country life, tending sheep, pigeons...
  Clara Frutuozo Remick of Three Rivers died Saturday, July 25, 2015. She was 87. Clara was born October 12, 1927, in Tulare to Antonio Luiz Frutuozo and Josefa das Neves Brazil Frutuozo. She was raised and educated in Tulare, attending Oakdale (now Sundale) Elementary School and, in 1945, graduating from Tulare Union High School. She then attended Visalia Junior College (present-day College of...
  Marjorie Charlotte Patterson, a former resident of Three Rivers, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in Dinuba due to complications of dementia. She was 92. A celebration of Marjorie’s life will be held Sunday, Sept. 6, at 5 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Visalia (Friends Meeting House), 17208 Avenue 296. Those who know and care for Keio Ogawa and Arthur Ogawa are especially invited...
  Jeri McNabb of Three Rivers died Thursday, June 25, 2015, of respiratory complications. She was 56. Jeri was born November 15, 1958, in Los Angeles to Edward and June McNabb. She was raised in Los Angeles and Arizona. Jeri was a resident of Three Rivers for about 30 years. Since 2002, she had worked at Anne Lang’s Emporium since 2002. Jeri is survived by her cousins, Denica Powert Luger of...
  Stoney Harrison Savage Sr. died unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at his home in Visalia. He was 74. Stoney was born in Porterville on June 12, 1941, to Kenneth Milton Savage and Myrtle (Barton) Savage.  He was descended from the pioneer Savage and Barton families of Three Rivers.   Stoney was raised and educated in Three Rivers and graduated from Woodlake High School in 1959. He...
  William E. Herman (1926-2015) of Three Rivers died Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Visalia. He was 89. A graveside service was held Thursday, July 2, at Three Rivers Cemetery.  
  Patrick James Hart died Wednesday, May 21, 2015, at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara while holding hands with his loving wife, Beth. He had suffered for many years from front temporal dementia. He was 64. Patrick was born March 5, 1951, to Charles and Arlene (Kitkowski) Hart in Milwaukee,Wisc. He had many fond memories of his childhood family trip to Cuba and the theatre productions his school...
  Gary John Bornholdt of Three Rivers died Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Visalia. He was 72. A resident of Three Rivers for 25 years, Gary was retired from the National Park Service after serving as the safety officer at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks from 1992 to 2002. Gary is survived by his daughter, Mary Ladd, and husband Pete Ladd; granddaughter Janelle Bornholdt; two brothers, Richard...
  Dorothy Meaders of Three Rivers died Saturday, May 23, at 5:45 a.m., with her son, Mike Scott, by her side. She was 90. A service will be held Sunday, June 7, 1 pm, at Smith Family Chapel, 505 E. Pine Str., in Exeter. Dorothy Sara Hickam was born April 25, 1925. She was raised in Exeter by her mother and stepfather, Leola and Mike Girado. She was known as Dot by her close friends and family. On...
  The family of Miriam Ethel Sprague wishes to thank her friends and former students who responded to the announcement of Miriam’s 100th birthday celebration on April 11, 2015. Miriam was lively at her party, but declined rapidly and passed away Friday, May 15, at the Tender Loving Care Center in Visalia. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 6, 11 a.m., at Community Presbyterian Church...

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