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

Obituaries

  Beverly Jane Seymour Cassaday Rice, a former resident of Three Rivers, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. She was one day shy of her 94th birthday.   A celebration of Beverly’s life will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, at 11 a.m., at the Gateway Church, 1100 S. Sowell St., Visalia. A reception will follow.    Beverly was born in Redlands, Calif., on February 1, 1924, to Basil (Jack) and Myrtle Seymour....
  The mother of Three Rivers resident Tim Landry, Dorothy G. Landry of Colorado Springs, died Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, after a brief illness. She was 88.   Dorothy was the third of seven Depression-era children born to Etta Ruth Thomas and Elga Joseph Guillory of Natalbany La.   In 1953, Dorothy Beatrice Guillory married the love of her life, Preston Landry of Hammond, La.  The young couple had...
  Joanne Faye Fansett died Christmas morning, Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at her home in Three Rivers. She was 81.   A celebration of  Joanne’s life will be held  tomorrow (Saturday,  Jan. 13), 11 a.m., at Community Presbyterian Church in Three Rivers with a luncheon immediately following.    Joanne was born September 29, 1936, in Verdugo Hills, Calif. She was raised in Sunland, Calif., and graduated...
  Ermogene (Jean) Herrin, a former resident of Three Rivers, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Capitola, Calif. She was 87.    Ermogene was born September 17, 1930, in Lexington, Okla. In 1941, she moved with her family to the Imperial Valley  in southeastern California where she graduated from Brawley High School in 1948.    That same year, she married Odell Herrin. They were married for 65...
  James Seligman of Three Rivers died Friday, Dec. 21, 2017. He was 62 (born January 14, 1955).
  Karen L. B. Holland of Visalia died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, due to cancer. She was 60.   A  celebration of Karen’s life will be held tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018), from noon to 3 p.m., at Lamp Liter Inn, 3300 W. Mineral King Ave., Visalia.   Karen was born November 12, 1957. She held a bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering and a master’s degree in business, and she had recently...
  Robert William Toler of Three Rivers died Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Kaweah Delta Hospital of cancer. He was 58.   A mass is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 31, at 9 a.m., at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 232 S. Adams Rd., Tipton.   Bob was born December 29, 1958, in Kansas City, Kan., to Albert Eugene Toler and Mary Olive Fager Toler. He was raised in Overland Park, Kan.   Bob had...
  William Lee Tidwell, a former resident of Three Rivers,  died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in Visalia. He was 91.    Bill was born January 14, 1926. He attended the University of South Carolina, where he joined the Navy ROTC.    He was called to active duty as a sophomore, then returned in 1945 to complete his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He graduated at the age of 19, then was commissioned...
  Gabriel Owen Treece of Three Rivers died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. He was 19.   A celebration of life service was held Friday, Nov. 10, at Lions Arena in Three Rivers.
  Dr. Aranga “Randy” Firstman passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. She was 72.     A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m., at the Center for Spiritual Living at 117 S. Locust St. in Visalia (there is a parking garage behind the Center, off Acequia Street).    Aranga was born November 4, 1944, in Glendale, Calif., to Ralph Walton Anderson and Graceann...

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