Obituaries

Obituary – Gwen Renee Nix

Gwen Renee Nix, 54, passed away peacefully on September 10, 2019. Gwen was born in Pennsylvania November 24, 1964 to Roland and Maryann Proctor. Our beloved Gwen —  “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” PS 116:15 “Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth… And I…

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Obituary — Manuel Allen Aja

Manuel Allen Aja, life long Nevada resident, passed away peacefully with family by his side, at his home in Fallon, on September 1, 2019. Manuel was born July 24, 1943 in Gardnerville, Nv. to Manuel and Teresa Aja. The family owned several properties within this state and California. They raised cattle and sheep and would…

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Obituary — Dr. James Hockenberry

Dr. James A. Hockenberry, MD, 86, passed away peacefully at his residence in Fallon, Nevada on 8/21/2019 from natural causes. Dr. Hockenberry was born 7/6/1933 in Oakes, North Dakota to Vernon and Bun Hockenberry, the oldest of 4 children. He attended High School in Valley City, North Dakota, enlisting in the Navy after graduation. He…

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Obituary — Alice “Lynn” Weishaupt

Lynn Weishaupt of Fallon, Nevada passed away on August 22, 2019 at Northern Nevada Medical center with her children by her side. Lynn was a life long resident of Stillwater and Fallon, Nevada. Lynn was born August 9, 1946 in Reno, Nevada, where she lived happily with her parents until the age of five. Her…

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Obituary — Margaret (Margo) Lee Counterman

Margaret (Margo) Lee Counterman passed away at her residence in Fernley on August 15, 2019. Margo was born in Utah to Jesse and Peggy Anderson. on April 12, 1962. Margo moved to Nevada in 1997, living in Fallon before moving to Fernley in 2006. Margo called her self a Domestic Goddess, she was a daughter,…

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Obituary — Harold Eugene Steel

Harold Eugene Steel, 70, passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 in Reno, Nevada at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System surrounded with family who traveled near and afar. Harold is survived by a wife, Shirley Steel (Williams), two children:  Amie Steel, and Marlo and her husband Dave Burns. He also leaves behind four grandchildren,…

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Obituary – Harold (Hal) Wandvik

Harold (Hal) Wandvik passed away on August 2, 2019 at Banner Churchill Hospital in Fallon, NV. Hal was born January 20, 1925 in Nebraska. Hal is survived by his wife, Mary Ann and his children, Ken Wandvik, Karen Wandvik, Jon (Linda) Wandvik; grandchildren, Dillon, Caitlyn Greenburn, Jessica, Evan, Abigail, Lainey, Genneva, Lucas, and Logan. Hal…

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Obituary — William “Bill” Shepard

William “Bill” Shepard was born in Nampa Idaho, subsequently his family moved to Riepetown, Nevada, where he lived for most of his childhood. The family moved to Henderson, Nevada during his High School years. Bill graduated from High School in three years at the age of seventeen, as he was eager to join the Navy…

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Obituary – Betty McDaniel Whitaker

Heaven welcomed another angel into its presence. Betty Mc Daniel Whitaker, age 94, passed away August 7, 2019, in Washington, Utah from natural causes. She was born on April 9, 1925, in Salt Lake City, Utah to Mark Clinton McDaniel and Alice Castleton McDaniel. Betty was the youngest of five children, being born five minutes…

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Obituary — Alice Fuhlendorf

Alice Fuhlendorf — November 15, 1923 to August 6, 2019 Longtime Fallon resident, Alice (Ratzlaff) Fuhlendorf, passed away August 6, 2019 at the age of 95. She and her husband Wayne moved to Fallon in 1962 after Wayne’s retirement from a 20-year U.S. Navy career. They owned and operated the local Sears Catalog Store for…

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