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

Obituaries

  Kathryn “Kay” Louise Fleming, a former resident of Three Rivers, died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at Windsor Manor Care in Concord, Calif., where she was surrounded by family members and her loving caregivers. She was 98.   A graveside service will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9 a.m., at Visalia District  Cemetery, 1300 W. Goshen Ave.    Kay was particularly proud of her heritage,...
  Gail Barlow, formerly of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 30, 2018, in Medford, Ore. She was 89.   A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m., at First Baptist Church, 42013 Eggers Dr., in Three Rivers.   Gail was born in Spokane, Wash., on June 22, 1929, to Robert and Ethel MacDonald. Robert’s work with Prentice Hall Books brought the family to Glendale...
  Lary Levi Workman, a former resident of Three Rivers, died after a brief illness on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. He was 55.   Lary was born August 22, 1962. He was raised in Three Rivers and attended Three Rivers School and Woodlake High School.   Lary is survived by his wife of 30 years, Brenda Louise Workman; two children, Branden Lee Workman, 29, and Joshua Alen Workman, 26; his brother, David...
  Gwendolyn May Warner of Three Rivers passed away in Visalia on Monday, April 23, 2018. She was 98.   Gwen was born May 19, 1919, in Brighton, England, to Frank and Elizabeth Standing. Gwen (or “Twink” as she was known to her family) immigrated to Canada with her family in 1920 and subsequently to the United States as a young child. The family settled in Michigan, where Gwen grew up, attended...
  Roberta Margaret McDowall Harris, a resident of Three Rivers for 70 years, died Monday, June 4, 2018. She was 83.   A memorial service will be Saturday, June 30, at 11 a.m., at Three Rivers Community Presbyterian Church.   Roberta (Bobbie) was born August 18, 1934, to Archie McDowall and Mary W. (Alderson) McDowall of Three Rivers while the family was vacationing in Portland, Ore. She had two...
  Calvin Johnson, a resident of Three Rivers for 53 years, passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, in Visalia, Calif. He was 86.     A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 23, at 10:30 a.m., at First Baptist Church of Three Rivers.   Cal was born September 15, 1931, in Barnwell, Alberta, Canada, to James Johnson and Edna Anderson. He moved to the United States when he was 18 and joined the U.S...
  Louise Helene Achenbach, a 45-year resident of Woodlake, died Friday, May 11, 2018. She was 73.   A celebration of Louise’s life will be held today (Friday, May 25), at 2 p.m., at Woodlake Presbyterian Church, 600 W. Naranjo Blvd. at Cypress Street.   Louise was born November 6, 1944, in Hot Springs, S.D., to John and Nora Achenbach. Louise was an only child whose father died of Parkinson’s...
  Dianne Kennedy Rupp died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at her Three Rivers home. She was  68.   A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 2, at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church, 42013 Eggers Dr., Three Rivers.   Dianne was born April 14, 1950, in Compton,  Calif., the second child of John and Betty Kennedy. While  growing up, her family always had many pets and, early on, Dianne knew she wanted to...
  Elizabeth Clark Chappell of Sacramento passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, after a brief illness. She was 26.    Lizzie was born January 31, 1992, in Atlanta, Ga., to John and Shelley Chappell. Lizzie is a graduate of Del Oro High School in Loomis, Calif., and received her degree in Organizational Leadership from Arizona State University.   Lizzie worked as a junior merchandise manager at Lumens...
  John Adam Harris died Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Emmett, Idaho. He was 85.   There will be two memorial services. The first will be in Emmett on Saturday, May  19, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. The Three Rivers memorial service will be held Saturday, May 26, at 1:30 p.m., at the Community Presbyterian Church of Three Rivers.    John, known to friends and family as Jack and...

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