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

Obituaries

Rosemary Patricia Hoelck, a former resident of Three Rivers, died peacefully at her home in Newbury Park, Calif., on Saturday, June 21, 2014. She was 90. Rosemary was born October 12, 1923, in Omaha, Neb.  Rosemary loved living in Three Rivers and looked forward each year to the Redbud Festival. She moved to Newbury Park to be closer to family. Rosemary is survived by her daughters Patty Russell...
Dave Sandberg (1944-2014) and eggs from his generous flock of chickens.
David C. Sandberg of Three Rivers died Monday, June 23, 2014. He was 69. Dave was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minn., where he lived until he was 25. He graduated from the University of Minnesota. Dave and his wife, Barbara, moved to California in 1969. For 30 years, Dave was a teacher with the Santa Clara Unified School District.  In 2002, the couple moved to Three Rivers. While living here,...
Charles Drouet of Three Rivers died Saturday, July 5, 2014, of natural causes. He was 93. Charles and his wife, Rene, have been residents of Three Rivers since 2009, when they relocated here from Arizona to be closer to family.  Charles and Rene met in their native London during World War II when Charles was in the Royal Navy. Surviving the bombings and then the rationing, they immigrated to...
Melissa Marie McLaren died peacefully at her Three Rivers home on Sunday, June 8, 2014. She was 42. Missy was born May 10, 1972, in Los Angeles to Donald and Linda McLaren. She was raised in Alhambra, where she graduated from San Gabriel High School. She attended Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. She was a paralegal for 10 years. Missy moved from Southern California to Exeter in August 2008....
Peggy Butler (1942-2014) reveling in the music of High Sierra Jazz Band at the 2013 Jazzaffair finale.
Peggy Louise Butler, a 36-year resident of Granite Bay (Placer County) died Wednesday, May 28, 2014. She was 71. Peggy was born in Hanford on October 26, 1942, to Ab and Oneta Breazaele. She graduated from Richmond High School and Contra Costa Junior College. She was retired from Shell Oil Company, where she was a field engineer in charge of gas measurement in the gas fields of the Sacramento...
  George Thomas Carroll, MD, of Three Rivers died Saturday, May 31, 2014. His beloved wife of 60 years, Patricia, was at his side. He was 85. Dr. Carroll was born in Riverside. After medical school and several years as an Army surgeon in Alaska, he and Pat settled in Visalia to raise their family.  Dr. Carroll practiced ophthalmology for over 30 years in Visalia and Exeter, both in private...
Virginia Lee Brown, a former resident of Three Rivers, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Visalia. She was 90. A graveside service will be conducted Monday, April 14, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Woodlake Cemetery, 165 N. Cypress St., Woodlake. Virginia was born October 28, 1923, in Woodlake to Hugo J. Galle and Lena W. Fast Galle.  She was raised in Woodlake, graduated from Woodlake High School, and ...
Curtis Gene Dunn, a longtime resident of Visalia, died Saturday, March 29, 2014. He was 80. A celebration of life and open house will be held in Three Rivers on Sunday, April 13, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the home of  his son and daughter-in-law, Darren and Jenny Dunn, 43283 North Fork Drive. Gene was born June 21, 1933, in Stephenville, Texas, to Eldon and Verely Dunn. The family moved to Tulare...
Edward Lee Howell of Three Rivers died Monday, March 10, 2014, in Fresno as a result of dementia. He was 77. A graveside service will be held today (Friday, March 14), 10:30 a.m., at Three Rivers Cemetery. Ed was born January 4, 1937, in Visalia to Pearl Lee and Raymond Alfred Howell. He was raised in Ivanhoe and Visalia, where he graduated from Mt. Whitney High School. From 1955 to 1959, Ed...
David Matthew Smalley, a longtime resident of Three Rivers, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, after an extended illness. He was 72. A celebration of David’s life will be held Saturday, March 15, from 2 to 5 p.m., at the Three Rivers Arts Center. David was born on October 8, 1941, in Canton, Ohio, to Philip J. Smalley and Doris L. Ryan. As a baby, David came to Los Angeles with his mother and...

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